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14th Jan '17 6:29:32 AM Ccook1956
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* On ''MatchGame PM'', Gene Rayburn would note that all players would receive a home version of ''Match Game.'' Richard Dawson would quip "The loser gets ''two'' of them!"
* A Bill Cullen episode of ''ThePriceIsRight'' had all contestants overbidding on an item, the result of which nobody would win it. Bill noted that a bonus was involved with a check for $1000. To make it official, Bill tore the signature off the check, after which he'd snark "I've always wanted to tear up Goodson and Todman!"
7th Jan '17 1:52:13 PM SteveMB
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** Also numerous highly-unflattering depictions of newspaper operators. The editor of the ''Bloom Picayune'' was offended that Milo would even consider bumping his [[WorstNewsJudgmentEver Jack Kemp adultery rumor story to page two]] in order to cover an oncoming AlienInvasion.

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** Also numerous highly-unflattering depictions of newspaper operators. The editor of the ''Bloom Picayune'' was offended that Milo would even consider bumping his [[WorstNewsJudgmentEver [[StrawmanNewsMedia Jack Kemp adultery rumor story story]] [[WorstNewsJudgmentEver to page two]] in order to cover an oncoming AlienInvasion.
7th Jan '17 1:51:06 PM SteveMB
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* Gary Trudeau, creator of ''ComicStrip/{{Doonesbury}}'', has slapped at his employer several times for making him submit strips six weeks in advance, with characters saying things along the lines of "even though the election happened last week, we don't know who won because this strip was submitted six weeks ago."

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* Gary Garry Trudeau, creator of ''ComicStrip/{{Doonesbury}}'', has slapped at his employer several times for making him submit strips six weeks in advance, with characters saying things along the lines of "even though the election happened last week, we don't know who won because this strip was submitted six weeks ago."



** One arc had Milo having nightmares about being a syndicated cartoonist, where he was forced to draw cartoons in a dungeon where a sadistic editor-slash-torturer whipped and racked him for grammar mistakes and drawing cartoons that weren't funny. (As a MythologyGag, [[ComicStrip/{{Doonsbury}} Gary Trudeau]] - whose strip was on hiatus - was in the dungeon as well.)

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** One arc had Milo having nightmares about being a syndicated cartoonist, where he was forced to draw cartoons in a dungeon where a sadistic editor-slash-torturer whipped and racked him for grammar mistakes and drawing cartoons that weren't funny. (As a MythologyGag, [[ComicStrip/{{Doonsbury}} Gary [[ComicStrip/{{Doonesbury}} Garry Trudeau]] - whose strip was on hiatus - was in the dungeon as well.)
24th Dec '16 3:15:15 PM froge
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* The failures of Neocities, Blog/{{Froghand}}'s host site, often [[https://froghand.neocities.org/buafy/2016-10.html#19 comes up]] in the [[https://froghand.neocities.org/buafy.html BUAFYs]].
--> Fuck you to Neocities, and though for all the time I say "fuck you" to it, they still keep me on here despite commiting multiple acts of sedition (everybody download the site while it's still up!). I assume it's for the fat advertising money they're making from the invisible ads they put exclusively for mimes, or to entice the hundreds of thousands of hamsters they use to run the server with.
24th Nov '16 3:12:29 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* Showing that this sort of thing is OlderThanTheyThink, many sinners depicted in Hell by Dante in ''Literature/TheDivineComedy'' were still living folks with more authority than he'd have liked. The Eight Circle of Hell contained three Popes who were alive during Dante's time, including the current one, and numerous other government officials and nobles. (Fortunately for Dante, Pope Boniface VIII was said to have something of a sense of humor, and when one such official complained that "Dante has put me in Hell", he supposedly chuckled a little and said, "sorry, I can't help you, I'm not in charge of Hell". However, this opposition to the Vatican only lasted as long as the White Guelphs - who shared his ideas - held power in Rome, which they only did until 1301. Even so, Boniface would have allowed Dante to remain in Rome, but he left on his own accord.)
24th Nov '16 2:54:02 AM LadyJaneGrey
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A sister trope to TakeThat and WriterRevolt. Related to TakeThatAudience. Remembering who wears the pants can combine this with EndOfSeriesAwareness.

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A sister trope to TakeThat and WriterRevolt. Related to TakeThatAudience. Often overlaps with SelfDeprecation (unless the author is even more correct than he believes about his employers being flawed.) Remembering who wears the pants can combine this with EndOfSeriesAwareness.
12th Nov '16 1:53:09 PM Eddy1215
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* WesternAnimation/TheLegoMovie criticizes the Lego Company's themed sets several times, and the villain has minions called "micro-managers" and a device called the "think tank" (presumably both jabs at ExecutiveMeddling).

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* WesternAnimation/TheLegoMovie ''WesternAnimation/TheLegoMovie'' criticizes the Lego Company's themed sets several times, and the villain has minions called "micro-managers" and a device called the "think tank" (presumably both jabs at ExecutiveMeddling).
12th Nov '16 1:51:44 PM Eddy1215
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* In an in-universe example, in the essay-fic, [[Fanfic/EquestriaAHistoryRevealed Equestria: A History Revealed]], the narrator directly belittles her professor who is currently marking her work, and curses at him a couple of times in-text.

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* In an in-universe example, in the essay-fic, [[Fanfic/EquestriaAHistoryRevealed ''[[Fanfic/EquestriaAHistoryRevealed Equestria: A History Revealed]], Revealed]]'', the narrator directly belittles her professor who is currently marking her work, and curses at him a couple of times in-text.



* In ''Disney/TheLionKing'', Zazu starts to sing "It's A Small World." Scar freaks out and demands him to sing [[AnythingButThat anything else but that]]. [[Theatre/TheLionKing The stage musical]] uses "Be Our Guest". It doubles as a MythologyGag, since "Be Our Guest" was from [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast the first Disney animated film that became a musical and paved the way for Lion King to come on Broadway]]. When ''Beauty and the Beast'' closed, it got replaced with [[Film/MaryPoppins "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious."]] In later runs, it was replaced with [[Disney/{{Frozen}} "Let It Go".]]

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* In ''Disney/TheLionKing'', Zazu starts to sing "It's A Small World." Scar [[BigNo freaks out out]] and demands him to sing [[AnythingButThat anything else but that]]. [[Theatre/TheLionKing The stage musical]] uses "Be Our Guest". It doubles as a MythologyGag, since "Be Our Guest" was from [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast the first Disney animated film that became a musical and paved the way for Lion King to come on Broadway]]. When ''Beauty and the Beast'' closed, it got replaced with [[Film/MaryPoppins "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious."]] In later runs, it was replaced with [[Disney/{{Frozen}} "Let It Go".]]
7th Nov '16 5:39:48 AM LordOfTheSword
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* In ''Film/{{Deadpool}}'', the humorous opening credits has the line "Produced By ASSHATS".
29th Oct '16 9:48:22 AM nombretomado
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* Music/MrBungle were apparently doubtful as to whether or not their major label debut would even be released: In one line of "Carousel" they ask "Will [[Creator/WarnerBrosRecords Warner Brothers]] put this record on the shelf?" (although, possibly as a way of GettingCrapPastTheRadar, the liner notes make the blatantly false claim that the lyric is "[[{{Grease}} look at me I'm Sandra Dee]])."

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* Music/MrBungle were apparently doubtful as to whether or not their major label debut would even be released: In one line of "Carousel" they ask "Will [[Creator/WarnerBrosRecords Warner Brothers]] put this record on the shelf?" (although, possibly as a way of GettingCrapPastTheRadar, the liner notes make the blatantly false claim that the lyric is "[[{{Grease}} "[[Film/{{Grease}} look at me I'm Sandra Dee]])."
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