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3rd Nov '17 11:57:01 AM WillBGood
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* FictionalSport: [[http://www.madcoversite.com/quiz_olympics.html 43-Man Squamish]]. Also an example of {{Defictionalization}}, as one group in Canada actually formed a 43-Man Squamish team.
** An earlier example is an article (guest-written by Ernest Kovacs, the famous TV comedy pioneer) for a board game called "Gringo," written back in the 1950s, with intentionally silly rules.
** ''MAD'' also did this again with the board game "Three-Cornered Pitney".

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[[http://www.madcoversite.com/quiz_olympics.html 43-Man Squamish]]. (''MAD'' #95, June 1965). Also an example of {{Defictionalization}}, as one group in Canada actually formed a 43-Man Squamish team.
** An earlier example is an article (guest-written by Ernest Kovacs, the famous TV comedy pioneer) for a board game called "Gringo," written back in the 1950s, with intentionally silly rules.
[[http://erniekovacs.blogspot.com/2007/12/test.html "Gringo"]] (''MAD'' #29, September 1952).
** ''MAD'' also did this And again with the board game [[http://bakertoons.tumblr.com/post/94824492069/in-a-way-this-is-a-follow-up-to-mads "Three-Cornered Pitney".]] (''MAD'' #241, September 1983)
3rd Nov '17 11:49:15 AM WillBGood
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* {{Calvinball}}: [[http://www.madcoversite.com/quiz_olympics.html 43-Man Squamish]]. Also an example of {{Defictionalization}}, as one group in Canada actually formed a 43-Man Squamish team.
** An earlier example is an article for a board game called "Gringo," written back in the 1950s, with intentionally silly rules.
*** Which was guest-written by Ernest Kovacs, the famous TV comedy pioneer.
** ''MAD'' also did this again with "Three-Cornered Pitney".


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* FictionalSport: [[http://www.madcoversite.com/quiz_olympics.html 43-Man Squamish]]. Also an example of {{Defictionalization}}, as one group in Canada actually formed a 43-Man Squamish team.
** An earlier example is an article (guest-written by Ernest Kovacs, the famous TV comedy pioneer) for a board game called "Gringo," written back in the 1950s, with intentionally silly rules.
** ''MAD'' also did this again with the board game "Three-Cornered Pitney".
30th Oct '17 9:28:26 PM SpukiKitty
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* FamilyUnfriendlyAesop: {{invoked}}. The Superman III parody, discussing Superman's inner struggle, points out that good triumphs over evil, if good is more violent than evil.



* FamilyUnfriendlyAesop: {{invoked}}. The Superman III parody, discussing Superman's inner struggle, points out that good triumphs over evil, if good is more violent than evil.
26th Sep '17 10:05:04 PM JMQwilleran
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** In the ''Series/MalcomInTheMiddle'' parody, the last few panels of Malcolm's final monologue zoom out a window to show him in the back of a truck, being taken to an insane asylum.

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** In the ''Series/MalcomInTheMiddle'' ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'' parody, the last few panels of Malcolm's final monologue zoom out a window to show him in the back of a truck, being taken to an insane asylum.


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* WritingLines: One of the covers of #481, which spoofed ''Film/TheSimpsonsMovie'', parodied Bart Simpson's writing of lines with Alfred E. Neuman as Bart writing "I WILL NOT USE THE SIMPSONS MOVIE TO SELL MAD".
25th Sep '17 10:34:48 PM JMQwilleran
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-->'''[[https://www.tomrichmond.com/2007/05/11/dud-the-lousy-hunter/ Tom Richmond]]''': "Doing art for MAD is not about just drawing. Itís about adding humor on a visual level. That might be using funny images or adding visual gags. No extra pay, sadly."
24th Sep '17 5:09:31 PM nombretomado
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* JoinTheArmyTheySaid: They once did a parody of the "Army Strong" ads called "[[http://www.madmagazine.com/blog/2014/12/30/madvertising-tuesday-army-stuck Army Stuck]]." "[[ComeForTheXStayForTheY Come for the dough. Stay for the quagmire.]] There's stuck. And there's being stuck in the middle of another country's war with no end in sight."

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* JoinTheArmyTheySaid: They once did a parody of the "Army Strong" ads called "[[http://www.madmagazine.com/blog/2014/12/30/madvertising-tuesday-army-stuck Army Stuck]]." "[[ComeForTheXStayForTheY "[[JustForFun/ComeForTheXStayForTheY Come for the dough. Stay for the quagmire.]] There's stuck. And there's being stuck in the middle of another country's war with no end in sight."
5th Aug '17 5:35:30 AM StFan
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* PowerPerversionPotential: In their parody of ''Film/{{X-Men}}'', Professor Xavier is shown using Cerebro to watch women shower.

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* PowerPerversionPotential: In their parody of ''Film/{{X-Men}}'', ''Film/XMen1'', Professor Xavier is shown using Cerebro to watch women shower.
30th Jul '17 12:23:21 PM nombretomado
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** "[[Main/ETTheExtraTerrestrial Q.T. -- The Quasi-Terrestrial]]" ends with Q.T. going up the ramp of the spaceship...and Richard Dreyfuss coming down, thankful that they finally made a sequel to ''[[Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind Gross Encounters of the Turd Kind]]'' allowing him to get away from all those crazy aliens.

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** "[[Main/ETTheExtraTerrestrial "[[Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial Q.T. -- The Quasi-Terrestrial]]" ends with Q.T. going up the ramp of the spaceship...and Richard Dreyfuss coming down, thankful that they finally made a sequel to ''[[Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind Gross Encounters of the Turd Kind]]'' allowing him to get away from all those crazy aliens.
21st Jul '17 12:54:57 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* BlatantLies: One picture has Richard Nixon as George Washington. Holding an axe behind his back, he says "I cannot tell a lie! I DIDN'T DO IT!!"

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* BlatantLies: One picture has Richard Nixon UsefulNotes/RichardNixon as George Washington.UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington. Holding an axe behind his back, he says "I cannot tell a lie! I DIDN'T DO IT!!"
7th Jul '17 4:55:34 AM foxley
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* OldTimeyAnkleTaboo: There is a ''Monroe'' strip where the title character went on a fishing trip with his grandfather and at one point is shown his grandfather's collection of skin magazines. Monroe is disappointed by the fact that none of the women in the magazines are naked, but his grandfather disagrees.
-->'''Monroe''': They're all ''wearing'' clothes!
-->'''Grandpa''': Not quite. You can see just a hint of ankle. And look! Toes!
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