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5th Dec '17 1:33:15 PM merotoker
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->'''[[ThePaladin Artix]]:''' No problem at all, my friend! We can solve this the same way we justify all the plot holes and bugs in the game.
->'''[[HelloInsertNameHere The Hero]]:''' How do we do that?

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->'''[[ThePaladin Artix]]:''' ->'''Artix:''' No problem at all, my friend! We can solve this the same way we justify all the plot holes and bugs in the game.
->'''[[HelloInsertNameHere The Hero]]:''' ->'''The Hero:''' How do we do that?



* ''Film/TheresNothingOutThere'', in which a group of teenagers stay at a cottage in the woods and then get attacked by an alien. The twist is the GenreSavvy protagonist, who points out the absurdities of the CatScare, predicts DeathBySex, and eventually figures out that [[spoiler: [[TrappedInTVLand they're all literally trapped inside a horror movie.]]]]

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* ''Film/TheresNothingOutThere'', in which a group of teenagers stay at a cottage in the woods and then get attacked by an alien. The twist is the GenreSavvy protagonist, who points out the absurdities of the CatScare, predicts DeathBySex, and eventually figures out that [[spoiler: [[TrappedInTVLand they're all literally trapped inside a horror movie.]]]]movie]]]].



* Every movie involving Franchise/TheMuppets hangs enough {{Lampshades}} in its 90-or-so minutes to open a store with more than a week's inventory.

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* Every movie involving Franchise/TheMuppets hangs enough {{Lampshades}} {{lampshade|Hanging}}s in its 90-or-so minutes to open a store with more than a week's inventory.



* Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series hangs lampshades on and/or subverts practically every trope it uses, as befits a series in which characters have scientifically proven (and [[TropeNamer named]]) the TheoryOfNarrativeCausality.

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* Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series hangs lampshades on and/or subverts practically every trope it uses, as befits a series in which characters have scientifically proven (and [[TropeNamer [[TropeNamers named]]) the TheoryOfNarrativeCausality.



* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' does this, thanks largely to having a cast with purposefully vague characterization, especially with both the major heroines being JerkAss DeadpanSnarker MetaGuy characters. In ''Subterranean Animism'', Marisa and Alice's storyline consisted of the two of them insulting each other and making fun of everything they ran across to the point where they never actually uncovered what the plot was, they simply blew everything up because they know it's a game where EverythingIsTryingToKillYou, and that the motives really didn't matter, [[KleptomaniacHero so long as they got all the loot they could find in the end]].
** This form of conversation continues in the Extra Stage, where Marisa asks why the hell she's visiting the Moriya Shrine, and Alice outright tells her that it's the BonusDungeon. Marisa's response is along the lines of [[NoFourthWall 'Haven't I already done enough by beating the game already?']]

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* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' does this, thanks largely to having a cast with purposefully vague characterization, especially with both the major heroines being JerkAss DeadpanSnarker MetaGuy characters. In ''Subterranean Animism'', Marisa and Alice's storyline consisted of the two of them insulting each other and making fun of everything they ran across to the point where they never actually uncovered what the plot was, they simply blew everything up because they know it's a game where EverythingIsTryingToKillYou, with EverythingTryingToKillYou, and that the motives really didn't matter, [[KleptomaniacHero so long as they got all the loot they could find in the end]].
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end]]. This form of conversation continues in the Extra Stage, where Marisa asks why the hell she's visiting the Moriya Shrine, and Alice outright tells her that it's the BonusDungeon. Marisa's response is along the lines of [[NoFourthWall 'Haven't I already done enough by beating the game already?']]



* Its fellow DS SpinOff of Videogame/SuperRobotWars, ''Videogame/SupaRoboGakuen'', uses its gimmick of being Franchise/{{Pokemon}} [[JustForFun/XMeetsY with]] {{Super Robot}}s to lampshade the heck out of {{Mons}}, mecha anime conventions, school anime conventions and anything else they can get their hands on, including its parent series.

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* Its fellow DS SpinOff of Videogame/SuperRobotWars, ''Videogame/SupaRoboGakuen'', uses its gimmick of being Franchise/{{Pokemon}} [[JustForFun/XMeetsY with]] {{Super Robot}}s Robot|Genre}}s to lampshade the heck out of {{Mons}}, {{Mon}}s, mecha anime conventions, school anime conventions and anything else they can get their hands on, including its parent series.



* ''VideoGame/MobiusFinalFantasy'' is supposedly a dramatic story about a Warrior Of Light rising to save Palamecia. The problems? There's several hundred people who claim to be the ChosenOne, everyone else is just trying to reassure the people of the world that they are going to be saved, and the ExpositionFairy outright uses NoPlotNoProblem as a ShrugOfGod over the fact that some of it is literally a RandomEventsPlot, and even your loyal companion seems to not have a clue what he's doing half the time.
** It even allows for it's own SnarkBait status... by having the player character constantly let rip with some of the more obvious snarks!

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* ''VideoGame/MobiusFinalFantasy'' is supposedly a dramatic story about a Warrior Of Light rising to save Palamecia. The problems? There's several hundred people who claim to be the ChosenOne, TheChosenOne, everyone else is just trying to reassure the people of the world that they are going to be saved, and the ExpositionFairy outright uses NoPlotNoProblem as a ShrugOfGod over the fact that some of it is literally a RandomEventsPlot, and even your loyal companion seems to not have a clue what he's doing half the time.
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time. It even allows for it's own SnarkBait status... by having the player character constantly let rip with some of the more obvious snarks!



* ''Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic'' does this a lot, too, and a lot of the humor ''Webcomic/DarthsAndDroids'' comes from hanging Lampshades on some of the more JustForFun/{{egregious}} things in ''Franchise/StarWars''.
** And so, naturally, it was only a matter of time before they got around to [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0353.html Lampshading their own attachment]] to this trope. It's like some sort of infinite recursion of {{lampshad|eHanging}}ing.

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* ''Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic'' does this a lot, too, and a lot of the humor ''Webcomic/DarthsAndDroids'' comes from hanging Lampshades on some of the more JustForFun/{{egregious}} things in ''Franchise/StarWars''.
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''Franchise/StarWars''. And so, naturally, it was only a matter of time before they got around to [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0353.html Lampshading their own attachment]] to this trope. It's like some sort of infinite recursion of {{lampshad|eHanging}}ing.



* ''WebComic/MuhPhoenix'': The comic takes a dig at most of the incongruences of ComicBook/AvengersVsXMen, and comic books in general.

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* ''WebComic/MuhPhoenix'': The comic takes a dig at most of the incongruences of ComicBook/AvengersVsXMen, ''ComicBook/AvengersVsXMen'', and comic books in general.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' does this a lot. Unlike most examples, the Lampshading of the show's weird aspects is often relevant or even central to the plot; in these cases, it will usually be explained by the episode's end, but if not, it'll just get left as RuleOfFunny.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' does this a lot. Unlike most examples, the Lampshading lampshading of the show's weird aspects is often relevant or even central to the plot; in these cases, it will usually be explained by the episode's end, but if not, it'll just get left as RuleOfFunny.
11th Aug '17 3:10:11 PM Gouken20xx
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* ''VideoGame/MobiusFinalFantasy'' is supposedly a dramatic story about a Warrior Of Light rising to save Palamecia. The problems? There's several hundred people who claim to be the ChosenOne, everyone else is just trying to reassure the people of the world that they are going to be saved, and the ExpositionFairy outright uses NoPlotNoProblem as a ShrugOfGod over the fact that some of it is literally a RandomEventsPlot, and even your loyal companion seems to not have a clue what he's doing half the time.
** It even allows for it's own SnarkBait status... by having the player character constantly let rip with some of the more obvious snarks!
26th Jul '17 11:51:22 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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->'''Artix:''' [[AWizardDidIt Magic!]]

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->'''Artix:''' [[AWizardDidIt Magic!]]Magic!
21st Jul '17 7:39:52 AM mariofan1000
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* When it isn't outright {{deconstructing}} RomanticComedy tropes, ''Series/CrazyExGirlfriend'' is instead thoroughly mocking them. Often in the form of a musical number.
24th Jun '17 10:37:40 AM nombretomado
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* Its fellow DS SpinOff of Videogame/SuperRobotWars, ''Videogame/SupaRoboGakuen'', uses its gimmick of being Franchise/{{Pokemon}} [[XMeetsY with]] {{Super Robot}}s to lampshade the heck out of {{Mons}}, mecha anime conventions, school anime conventions and anything else they can get their hands on, including its parent series.

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* Its fellow DS SpinOff of Videogame/SuperRobotWars, ''Videogame/SupaRoboGakuen'', uses its gimmick of being Franchise/{{Pokemon}} [[XMeetsY [[JustForFun/XMeetsY with]] {{Super Robot}}s to lampshade the heck out of {{Mons}}, mecha anime conventions, school anime conventions and anything else they can get their hands on, including its parent series.
29th May '17 10:45:00 PM BreadBull
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* ''WesternAnimation/JohnnyTest'', [[TropesAreNotGood to the point where it seems to be incapable of doing any sort of humour other than]] LampshadeHanging.
10th May '17 11:03:46 AM TheHeroHartmut
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-->'''[[VideoGame/PaperMarioColourSplash Toad:]]''' Mario! Princess Peach has been kidnapped by Bowser! No one could have predicted this!

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-->'''[[VideoGame/PaperMarioColourSplash -->'''[[VideoGame/PaperMarioColorSplash Toad:]]''' Mario! Princess Peach has been kidnapped by Bowser! No one could have predicted this!
10th May '17 10:49:08 AM TheHeroHartmut
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-->'''[[VideoGame/PaperMarioColourSplash Toad:]]''' Mario! Princess Peach has been kidnapped by Bowser! No one could have predicted this!
11th Apr '17 10:22:50 AM Valen
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->'''Artix:''' No problem at all, my friend! We can solve this the same way we justify all the plot holes and bugs in the game.
->'''The Hero:''' How do we do that?
->'''Artix:''' [[AWizardDidIt Magic]]!

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->'''Artix:''' ->'''[[ThePaladin Artix]]:''' No problem at all, my friend! We can solve this the same way we justify all the plot holes and bugs in the game.
->'''The Hero:''' ->'''[[HelloInsertNameHere The Hero]]:''' How do we do that?
->'''Artix:''' [[AWizardDidIt Magic]]!Magic!]]
26th Feb '17 2:14:57 PM nombretomado
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* KenAkamatsu likes doing this. Both ''Manga/LoveHina'' and ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' (''especially'' the [[{{Troperiffic}} latter]]) are veritable hailstorms of lampshades, usually hung by a [[MetaGuy particular character]].

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* KenAkamatsu Creator/KenAkamatsu likes doing this. Both ''Manga/LoveHina'' and ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' (''especially'' the [[{{Troperiffic}} latter]]) are veritable hailstorms of lampshades, usually hung by a [[MetaGuy particular character]].
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