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20th Jul '16 8:49:00 AM StFan
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* Franchise/{{Batman}} villains Captain Stingaree and Cap'n Fear.
** Somewhat subverted in the case of Cap'n Fear and his crew, as Detective Harvey Bullock doesn't find them funny or charming at all ("I hate them [[{{Malaproper}} swishbucklers]].") and ''one of Fear's own men'' mutters about how he's getting "sick of this Popeye rap" (though he promptly changes his mind once the DarkChick threatens to slit his throat).
** In one GoldenAge story, Franchise/{{Batman}} fights a one-shot villain called Blackbeard, who styles himself after the historical Blackbeard

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* Franchise/{{Batman}} villains ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'':
** Villains
Captain Stingaree and Cap'n Fear.
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Fear. Somewhat subverted in the case of Cap'n Fear and his crew, as Detective Harvey Bullock doesn't find them funny or charming at all ("I hate them [[{{Malaproper}} swishbucklers]].") and ''one of Fear's own men'' mutters about how he's getting "sick of this Popeye rap" (though he promptly changes his mind once the DarkChick threatens to slit his throat).
** In one GoldenAge [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] story, Franchise/{{Batman}} fights a one-shot villain called Blackbeard, who styles himself after the historical Blackbeard



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* One Pigs [[RecycledINSPACE in Space]] sketch in ''Series/TheMuppetShow'' had John Cleese attacking the Swinetrek as a pirate- of the swashbuckler variety. Link Hogthrob informs him that he's a few centuries out of place, which leads to an argument between John and his parrot.



* The trope name is paraphrased from the JimmyBuffett song "A Pirate Looks At 40"; the line is "two hundred years too late."
* {{Alestorm}}
* Captain Maggots, one of EmilieAutumn's backing band, the Bloody Crumpets.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G_L9tXEwmc The Last Saskatchewan Pirate]] Tractor Jack became one of these (on the Saskatchewan River) due to a lack of jobs and an unwillingnes to accept government buyouts, unemployment insurance, or welfare.
** And all while covering TheArrogantWorms, too!
* CaptainDanAndTheScurvyCrew, the "only rap crew with Buccaneer technique".

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* The trope name is paraphrased from the JimmyBuffett Music/JimmyBuffett song "A Pirate Looks At at 40"; the line is "two hundred years too late."
* {{Alestorm}}
%%* Music/{{Alestorm}}
* Captain Maggots, one of EmilieAutumn's Music/EmilieAutumn's backing band, the Bloody Crumpets.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G_L9tXEwmc The Last Saskatchewan Pirate]] Tractor Jack became one of these (on the Saskatchewan River) due to a lack of jobs and an unwillingnes to accept government buyouts, unemployment insurance, or welfare.
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welfare. And all while covering TheArrogantWorms, Music/TheArrogantWorms, too!
* CaptainDanAndTheScurvyCrew, Music/CaptainDanAndTheScurvyCrew, the "only rap crew with Buccaneer technique".



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* One "Pigs [[RecycledINSPACE in Space]]" sketch in ''Series/TheMuppetShow'' had John Cleese attacking the Swinetrek as a pirate- of the swashbuckler variety. Link Hogthrob informs him that he's a few centuries out of place, which leads to an argument between John and his parrot.
* In the ''WebVideo/SuperMarioLogan'' Movie "Chef Pee Pee's Father", Chef Pee Pee's father is a present-day pirate.
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* ''ThePiratesOfPenzance'', maybe? Well, 300 years too late, but still.

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\n* ''ThePiratesOfPenzance'', ''Theatre/ThePiratesOfPenzance'', maybe? Well, 300 years too late, but still.






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* The Piranha clan from ''UrbanRivals''.

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* The Piranha clan from ''UrbanRivals''.''VideoGame/UrbanRivals''.






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* The main cast of ''WebAnimation/LegoPirateMisadventures'', made more prevalent in #3, when they attend an office party in a cube farm and go into a crappy dive bar.
* The Weebl toon [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSBoO4GzHaI Somalia]] portrays Somalian pirates like this.
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* In ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' Kiki, Bun-bun, and a little girl play at being pirates in a small boat. Unfortunately Bun-bun, being Bun-bun, tries actually thieving and murdering.

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* In ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'', Kiki, Bun-bun, Bun-Bun and a little girl play at being pirates in a small boat. Unfortunately Bun-bun, Bun-Bun, being Bun-bun, Bun-Bun, tries actually thieving and murdering.






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* The main cast of ''WebAnimation/LegoPirateMisadventures'', made more prevalent in #3, when they attend an office party in a cube farm and go into a crappy dive bar.
* The Weebl toon [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSBoO4GzHaI Somalia]] portrays Somalian pirates like this.
* In the [[WebVideo/SuperMarioLogan SML Movie]] "Chef Pee Pee's Father", Chef Pee Pee's father is a present-day pirate.
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* Even though most of the [[Creator/VanBeurenStudios Cubby Bear cartoons]] are clearly set in the 1930's, there are old fashioned swashbuckling pirates in "Bubbles and Troubles".

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* The main cast of ''WebAnimation/LegoPirateMisadventures'', made more prevalent in #3, when they attend an office party in a cube farm and go into a crappy dive bar.
* The Weebl toon [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSBoO4GzHaI Somalia]] portrays Somalian pirates like this.
* In the [[WebVideo/SuperMarioLogan SML Movie]] "Chef Pee Pee's Father", Chef Pee Pee's father is a present-day pirate.
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* Even though most of the [[Creator/VanBeurenStudios Cubby Bear cartoons]] are clearly set in the 1930's, 1930s, there are old fashioned old-fashioned swashbuckling pirates in "Bubbles and Troubles".



* Mystery Inc confronts these, posing as ghosts no less, in ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooPiratesAhoy''
** Mystery Inc does the same thing in various episodes of the original ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'' series... and those pirates are also posing as ghosts.

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* ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'':
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Mystery Inc confronts these, posing as ghosts no less, in ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooPiratesAhoy''
** Mystery Inc does the same thing in various episodes of the original ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'' series... and those pirates are also posing as ghosts.



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* {{Invoked}} every year on [[http://www.talklikeapirate.com/piratehome.html Talk Like A Pirate Day.]]

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* {{Invoked}} every year on [[http://www.talklikeapirate.com/piratehome.html Talk Like A a Pirate Day.]]



1st Jun '16 3:42:10 AM Doug86
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* The "Trial of {{Superman}}" arc had a character named Freelance, a bounty hunter who traveled space in a 18th century-style pirate ship, complete with holographic figurehead changeable to whatever female he happens to be attracted to. He enjoys letting enemies onto his ship simply to throw them off, fighting with a sword, and sports an eyepatch.

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* The "Trial of {{Superman}}" Franchise/{{Superman}}" arc had a character named Freelance, a bounty hunter who traveled space in a 18th century-style pirate ship, complete with holographic figurehead changeable to whatever female he happens to be attracted to. He enjoys letting enemies onto his ship simply to throw them off, fighting with a sword, and sports an eyepatch.
18th May '16 1:20:24 AM Morgenthaler
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* Alec Checkerfield from KageBaker's TheCompanyNovels.

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* Alec Checkerfield from KageBaker's TheCompanyNovels.Literature/TheCompanyNovels.
15th May '16 9:05:01 PM PaulA
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* The Sengh Brotherhood in ''Film/{{The Phantom|1996}}''.
3rd Apr '16 4:58:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ArmstrongAndMiller'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAbzVx4eOdw parodied]] this in a sketch which involves random people getting press-ganged by the Royal Navy into joining the "South Harbour Club Patrol" after buying t-shirts reading exactly that. And if that concept isn't 18th century enough, then Somali pirates attack South Harbour... by firing audible cannon broadsides.

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* ''ArmstrongAndMiller'' ''Series/TheArmstrongAndMillerShow'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAbzVx4eOdw parodied]] this in a sketch which involves random people getting press-ganged by the Royal Navy into joining the "South Harbour Club Patrol" after buying t-shirts reading exactly that. And if that concept isn't 18th century enough, then Somali pirates attack South Harbour... by firing audible cannon broadsides.
27th Jan '16 10:27:54 PM lorgskyegon
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** In one GoldenAge story, Franchise/{{Batman}} fights a one-shot villain called Blackbeard, who styles himself after the historical Blackbeard.

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** In one GoldenAge story, Franchise/{{Batman}} fights a one-shot villain called Blackbeard, who styles himself after the historical Blackbeard.Blackbeard
* The "Trial of {{Superman}}" arc had a character named Freelance, a bounty hunter who traveled space in a 18th century-style pirate ship, complete with holographic figurehead changeable to whatever female he happens to be attracted to. He enjoys letting enemies onto his ship simply to throw them off, fighting with a sword, and sports an eyepatch.
19th Jan '16 11:08:41 AM Dolphinjamez
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* Tampa, Florida has a festival called Gasparilla celebrating Jose Gaspar, and the people of Tampa tend to follow this trope around that time.
6th Dec '15 5:35:26 PM nombretomado
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* The Subway Pirates from Creator/GrantMorrison's ''SevenSoldiers''.

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* The Subway Pirates from Creator/GrantMorrison's ''SevenSoldiers''.''ComicBook/SevenSoldiers''.
5th Dec '15 10:16:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* Steve the Pirate in ''{{Dodgeball}}''.

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* Steve the Pirate in ''{{Dodgeball}}''.''Film/{{Dodgeball}}''.



* There's also ''PiratesOfTheGreatSaltLake'' about two wanna-be pirates in modern Utah.

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* There's also ''PiratesOfTheGreatSaltLake'' ''Film/PiratesOfTheGreatSaltLake'' about two wanna-be pirates in modern Utah.
31st Oct '15 4:25:24 PM nombretomado
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* One episode of the ''ComicStrip/DennisTheMenaceUK'' (from TheBeano) cartoon has a group of actors turn out to be real pirates.

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* One episode of the ''ComicStrip/DennisTheMenaceUK'' (from TheBeano) ComicBook/TheBeano) cartoon has a group of actors turn out to be real pirates.
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