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10th Dec '17 4:40:49 PM nombretomado
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* ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird'' and ''Videogame/SaintsRowIV'' embody this. They have it all: wacky stereotypes, ludicrously awesome weapons and vehicles, insane scenarios, crazy stories (there's even an optional mission where you help Good Santa take down an [[EvilCounterpart Evil Santa]] that talks in DrSeuss rhymes to save Christmas), missions where you blow stuff up for fun, and much more.

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* ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird'' and ''Videogame/SaintsRowIV'' embody this. They have it all: wacky stereotypes, ludicrously awesome weapons and vehicles, insane scenarios, crazy stories (there's even an optional mission where you help Good Santa take down an [[EvilCounterpart Evil Santa]] that talks in DrSeuss Creator/DrSeuss rhymes to save Christmas), missions where you blow stuff up for fun, and much more.
5th Dec '17 1:38:41 AM jormis29
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gWW_LvuAYw TerrorVision]], an obscure 80's monster film, is this in loads. It's about a literal family of [[ClicheStorm cliched stereotypes]] that install a dish for their TV and an EldritchAbomination that barks like a dog gets received from space and comes out of their television to absorb everyone. It's like ''Film/TheThing1982'', but a parody.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gWW_LvuAYw TerrorVision]], ''Film/TerrorVision'', an obscure 80's monster film, is this in loads. It's about a literal family of [[ClicheStorm cliched stereotypes]] that install a dish for their TV and an EldritchAbomination that barks like a dog gets received from space and comes out of their television to absorb everyone. It's like ''Film/TheThing1982'', but a parody.
1st Dec '17 12:52:05 PM RedScharlach
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* The 2000 film ''Film/PsychoBeachParty'' is an AffectionateParody of old camp films and is truely extremely camp itself.

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* The 2000 film ''Film/PsychoBeachParty'' is an AffectionateParody of old camp films and is truely truly extremely camp itself.



* Tommy Wiseau's ''Film/TheRoom'' is one of the more popular examples of low camp. Althought Wisseau made the smart marketing decision to now push it as an ironic comedy, it's clear to everyone that he originally meant it to be completely serious.

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* Tommy Wiseau's ''Film/TheRoom'' is one of the more popular examples of low camp. Althought Wisseau Although Wiseau made the smart marketing decision to now push it as an ironic comedy, it's clear to everyone that he originally meant it to be completely serious.



* ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' and its parent series ''Franchise/SuperSentai''. It went for a DarkerAndEdgier setup for some of it's later seasons, though. After ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'', Creator/SabanEntertainment bought the rights back from Creator/{{Disney}} and the show went back to its campy roots with ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai''.

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* ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' and its parent series ''Franchise/SuperSentai''. It went for a DarkerAndEdgier setup for some of it's its later seasons, though. After ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'', Creator/SabanEntertainment bought the rights back from Creator/{{Disney}} and the show went back to its campy roots with ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai''.



* ''VideoGame/DeadlyPremonition'' is camp of the unintentional variety. With it's less than stellar voice acting, animation, sound mixing, graphics, script, framerate--well just about everything, it's the embodiment of SoBadItsGood.

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* ''VideoGame/DeadlyPremonition'' is camp of the unintentional variety. With it's its less than stellar voice acting, animation, sound mixing, graphics, script, framerate--well frame rate--well just about everything, it's the embodiment of SoBadItsGood.



** [[http://www.venetianmacao.com/en/ Macau's own Fake Venice]] which is not only three times the size of it's Vegas counterpart, [[UpToEleven but even campier]]. Picture sitting in a Japanese restaurant, overlooking a fake indoor replica of the Grand Canal, with the gondolier rowing past and singing a (very good) rendition of Sarah Brightman's part in "Time To Say Goodbye". Oh, and the Brazillian steakhouse on the fake St Mark's Square, with street entertainers suddenly bursting out of doors to do rousing renditions of "Feniculi Fenicula". Oh yeah, it's more camp than Rufus Wainright.

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** [[http://www.venetianmacao.com/en/ Macau's own Fake Venice]] which is not only three times the size of it's its Vegas counterpart, [[UpToEleven but even campier]]. Picture sitting in a Japanese restaurant, overlooking a fake indoor replica of the Grand Canal, with the gondolier rowing past and singing a (very good) rendition of Sarah Brightman's part in "Time To Say Goodbye". Oh, and the Brazillian steakhouse on the fake St Mark's Square, with street entertainers suddenly bursting out of doors to do rousing renditions of "Feniculi Fenicula". Oh yeah, it's more camp than Rufus Wainright.Wainwright.
21st Nov '17 6:39:07 PM nombretomado
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* The 1982 film version of ''Literature/EvilUnderTheSun'' by Creator/AgathaChristie is about as camp as a murder mystery can be; a number of the characters are portrayed with very theatrical personalities and dialogue, and the music score consists entirely of arranged orchestral medleys based on Creator/ColePorter songs.

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* The 1982 film version of ''Literature/EvilUnderTheSun'' by Creator/AgathaChristie is about as camp as a murder mystery can be; a number of the characters are portrayed with very theatrical personalities and dialogue, and the music score consists entirely of arranged orchestral medleys based on Creator/ColePorter Music/ColePorter songs.
10th Sep '17 12:40:53 PM Whitewings
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* ''WesternAnimation/BigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot'' has this in multiple places like Big Guy's EagleLand [[CatchPhrase catchphrases]], the [[TheFifties 50s]] [[{{Zeerust}} visual aesthetic]] for the show, and, most notably, the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wU_ljMDJ4uk theme song.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/BigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot'' has this in multiple places like Big Guy's EagleLand [[CatchPhrase catchphrases]], the [[TheFifties 50s]] [[{{Zeerust}} visual aesthetic]] for the show, and, most notably, the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wU_ljMDJ4uk com/watch?v=GqBM-RrprfY theme song.]]
12th Aug '17 12:26:25 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Film/MoulinRouge''. [[ClicheStorm Derivative, archetypal plot]]? Check. LargeHam [[EvilIsHammy villains]]? Check. LargeHam non-villains in a WorldOfHam where everyone breaks out into song at regular intervals? Check. HamToHamCombat? Check. Soundtrack predominantly composed of pop music given a SofterAndSlowerCover? Check. Costuming? Lavish. Aesthetics? Fantastic. Music? Amazing. DisneyAcidSequence? Definitely. Also, the director of the film (Baz Luhrman) is a CampStraight.

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* ''Film/MoulinRouge''. [[ClicheStorm Derivative, archetypal plot]]? Check. LargeHam [[EvilIsHammy villains]]? Check. LargeHam non-villains in a WorldOfHam where everyone breaks out into song at regular intervals? Check. HamToHamCombat? Check. Soundtrack predominantly composed of pop music given a SofterAndSlowerCover? Check. Costuming? Lavish. Aesthetics? Fantastic. Music? Amazing. DisneyAcidSequence? Definitely. Also, the director of the film (Baz Luhrman) Luhrmann) is a CampStraight.


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* ''Film/SleepyHollow'' is Creator/TimBurton's campy GenreThrowback to the similarly campy Film/HammerHorror movies.
9th Aug '17 4:48:26 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** The new series, faced with [[ILikedItBetterWhenItSucked the terrifying prospect]] of a reasonable budget and cheap and high-quality special effects being widely available by that point, perhaps overcompensated for this by having a DarkerAndEdgier Doctor - one who was now the LastOfHisKind, wore [[PuttingOnTheReich a black leather jacket that, in WWII London, has a fellow time traveller compare him to a U-Boat Captain]] and a [[ExpositoryHairstyle shaved head]] and had committed double genocide as BackStory - fighting mostly extremely goofy comedy monsters over his short run, with the notable exceptions being the Daleks, a "serious" but legendarily campy [[TheFifties 50s]] BMovie-like monster [[ReconstructedTrope played painfully straight here]] and the Empty Child (whose double parter is considered to be one of the best and creepiest stories in the show's history). The worry was that, with good special effects, the NarmCharm responsible for a lot of the campy appeal would be lost, and so it had to be added by replacing "low camp" with "high camp" - not least to avoid traumatising children (which [[NightmareFuel the original series cared about much less]], being by far the goriest show on the BBC at the time). By the second series, the Doctor got more mellow and the monsters got (mostly) spookier, finding what is generally agreed to be a good middle ground - and it's still camp as hell. Since then, it's yo-yo'd between gleefully embracing the camp and playing up the drama (the John Simm incarnation of the Master epitomising this by alternating between dancing and singing along to the Scissor Sisters and casually ordering the deaths of 600 million people).

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** The new series, faced with [[ILikedItBetterWhenItSucked the terrifying prospect]] of a reasonable budget and cheap and high-quality special effects being widely available by that point, perhaps overcompensated for this by having a DarkerAndEdgier Doctor - one who was now the LastOfHisKind, wore [[PuttingOnTheReich a black leather jacket that, in WWII London, has a fellow time traveller compare him to a U-Boat Captain]] and a [[ExpositoryHairstyle shaved head]] and had committed double genocide as BackStory - fighting mostly extremely goofy comedy monsters over his short run, with the notable exceptions being the Daleks, a "serious" but legendarily campy [[TheFifties 50s]] BMovie-like monster [[ReconstructedTrope played painfully straight here]] and the Empty Child (whose double parter is considered to be one of the best and creepiest stories in the show's history). The worry was that, with good special effects, the NarmCharm responsible for a lot of the campy appeal would be lost, and so it had to be added by replacing "low camp" with "high camp" - not least to avoid traumatising children (which [[NightmareFuel the original series cared about much less]], being by far the goriest show on the BBC at the time). By the second series, the Doctor got more mellow and the monsters got (mostly) spookier, finding what is generally agreed to be a good middle ground - and it's still camp as hell. Since then, it's yo-yo'd between gleefully embracing the camp and playing up the drama (the John Simm incarnation of the Master epitomising this by alternating between dancing starting his takeover by bellowing "HERE! COME! THE DRUMS!" and singing bopping along to the Scissor Sisters and Rogue Traders' "Voodoo Child", then casually ordering the deaths of 600 million people).people because he thinks the word 'decimate' sounds nice).
9th Aug '17 4:44:50 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** The new series, faced with [[ILikedItBetterWhenItSucked the terrifying prospect]] of a reasonable budget and cheap and high-quality special effects being widely available by that point, perhaps overcompensated for this by having a DarkerAndEdgier Doctor - one who was now the LastOfHisKind, wore [[PuttingOnTheReich Nazi clothes]] and a [[ExpositoryHairstyle shaved head]] and had committed double genocide as BackStory - fighting mostly extremely goofy comedy monsters over his short run, with the notable exception being the Daleks, a "serious" but legendarily campy [[TheFifties 50s]] BMovie-like monster [[ReconstructedTrope played painfully straight here]]. The worry was that, with good special effects, the NarmCharm responsible for a lot of the campy appeal would be lost, and so it had to be added by replacing "low camp" with "high camp" - not least to avoid traumatising children (which [[NightmareFuel the original series cared about much less]], being by far the goriest show on the BBC at the time). By the second series, the Doctor got more mellow and the monsters got spookier, finding what is generally agreed to be a less mediocre middle ground - and it's still camp as hell.

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** The new series, faced with [[ILikedItBetterWhenItSucked the terrifying prospect]] of a reasonable budget and cheap and high-quality special effects being widely available by that point, perhaps overcompensated for this by having a DarkerAndEdgier Doctor - one who was now the LastOfHisKind, wore [[PuttingOnTheReich Nazi clothes]] a black leather jacket that, in WWII London, has a fellow time traveller compare him to a U-Boat Captain]] and a [[ExpositoryHairstyle shaved head]] and had committed double genocide as BackStory - fighting mostly extremely goofy comedy monsters over his short run, with the notable exception exceptions being the Daleks, a "serious" but legendarily campy [[TheFifties 50s]] BMovie-like monster [[ReconstructedTrope played painfully straight here]].here]] and the Empty Child (whose double parter is considered to be one of the best and creepiest stories in the show's history). The worry was that, with good special effects, the NarmCharm responsible for a lot of the campy appeal would be lost, and so it had to be added by replacing "low camp" with "high camp" - not least to avoid traumatising children (which [[NightmareFuel the original series cared about much less]], being by far the goriest show on the BBC at the time). By the second series, the Doctor got more mellow and the monsters got (mostly) spookier, finding what is generally agreed to be a less mediocre good middle ground - and it's still camp as hell.hell. Since then, it's yo-yo'd between gleefully embracing the camp and playing up the drama (the John Simm incarnation of the Master epitomising this by alternating between dancing and singing along to the Scissor Sisters and casually ordering the deaths of 600 million people).



** The costume designs under Creator/JohnNathanTurner's tenure as producer were done this way for [[MerchandiseDriven merchandising reasons]], probably inspired by the IconicOutfit appeal of the Fourth Doctor's scarf - the Doctors went from dressing in a somewhat [[RummageSaleReject bohemian]], [[AwesomeAnachronisticApparel anachronistic]] approach to [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece whatever is mainstream fashion of the day]], into dressing in blatant costume, with red question-mark motifs and occasionally really hideous colour schemes. Many fans agree this crossed over into WhatTheHellCostumingDepartment, especially with the Sixth and Seventh Doctors, though the JN-T Fourth Doctor outfit is generally agreed to be flattering and quite good.

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** The costume designs under Creator/JohnNathanTurner's tenure as producer were done this way for [[MerchandiseDriven merchandising reasons]], probably inspired by the IconicOutfit appeal of the Fourth Doctor's scarf - the Doctors went from dressing in a somewhat [[RummageSaleReject bohemian]], [[AwesomeAnachronisticApparel anachronistic]] approach to [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece whatever is mainstream fashion of the day]], into dressing in blatant costume, with red question-mark motifs and occasionally really hideous colour schemes. Many fans agree this crossed over into WhatTheHellCostumingDepartment, especially with the Sixth and Seventh Doctors, though the JN-T Fourth Doctor outfit is generally agreed to be flattering and quite good. In retrospect, it helps that the Doctor has notoriously fashion sense, so the clothing choices could be dismissed in that light.
6th Aug '17 6:03:02 PM Malady
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* ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' and its parent series ''Franchise/SuperSentai''. It went for a DarkerAndEdgier setup for some of it's later seasons, though. After ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'', {{Saban}} bought the rights back from {{Creator/Disney}} and the show went back to its campy roots with ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai''.

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* ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' and its parent series ''Franchise/SuperSentai''. It went for a DarkerAndEdgier setup for some of it's later seasons, though. After ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'', {{Saban}} Creator/SabanEntertainment bought the rights back from {{Creator/Disney}} Creator/{{Disney}} and the show went back to its campy roots with ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai''.
22nd Jun '17 3:48:30 PM MagnusForce
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* ''Franchise/JoJosBizarreAdventure'': the anime's 2nd OP is a good demonstration of the glam {{Bishonen}} action, but you can't realize how Campy it is until you perform or see the poses in real life, which [[MemeticMutation caught on first with fans]] and spread to other anime and Japanese idols and celebrities.

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* ''Franchise/JoJosBizarreAdventure'': the The anime's 2nd OP is a good demonstration of the glam {{Bishonen}} action, but you can't realize how Campy it is until you perform or see the poses in real life, which [[MemeticMutation caught on first with fans]] and spread to other anime and Japanese idols and celebrities.



* ''Film/TheAbominableDrPhibes''

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* The Showa (1955-1975) ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' films were just filled with this.

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* The Showa (1955-1975) ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' films were just filled with this.this (except for [[Film/{{Gojira}} the first one]]).



* ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''.

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* The film version of ''Theatre/TheWiz''.

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* ''Film/{{Xanadu}}''

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* The original ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|1978}}'' series.
* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. Especially the villains.

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* Both ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'' and ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' delved into this with gusto. The latter is a heavily self-aware and unapologetic cult show about scantily-clad sapphic warriors fighting crime. Next item.

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* Both ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'' and ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' delved into this with gusto. The latter is a heavily self-aware and unapologetic cult show about scantily-clad sapphic warriors fighting crime. Next item.



* ''Special Unit 2'', an original series on UPN.

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* The Showa era (1966-1981) of the ''Franchise/UltraSeries'' were full of this. The later series also tend to have a lot of it, depending on how seriously they take themselves.



* ''WebVideo/CommentaryTheMusical''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DaveTheBarbarian''

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* ''WesternAnimation/KaBlam''

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* ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle''

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* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo''

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