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28th Dec '17 3:10:23 PM RandomNumberReactor
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* ''Inverted'' in one episode of ''WesternAnimation/EekTheCat''. Eek and the family are visiting California while an earthquake strikes it, with this trope being mentioned. A few instants later, it is revealed the rest of United States ''sank instead'' (and precisely around the borders, no less).
7th Dec '17 8:25:40 PM WileK209
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* Invoked and [[spoiler: subverted]] in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs'': the possibility is mentioned several times, [[spoiler: [[InvertedTrope and then]] the earthquake hits and sinks every part of the U.S. mainland ''except for'' California.]]

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* Invoked and [[spoiler: subverted]] played straight in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs'': ''WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs'', "Day Dream": the possibility is mentioned several times, [[spoiler: [[InvertedTrope and then]] then the earthquake hits and sinks every part of the U.S. mainland ''except for'' California.]]entire state of California, except for the two dogs who sleep throughout the whole disaster.
29th Nov '17 10:21:48 AM DastardlyDemolition
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* In ''VideoGame/DeusEx'', much of Southern California and the Baja California peninsula are missing from in-game maps; in the backstory, they collapsed into the ocean.

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* In ''VideoGame/DeusEx'', much of Southern California and the Baja California peninsula are missing from in-game maps; in the backstory, they collapsed into the ocean. The city of Pasadena is now on the coast, albeit a ghost of it's former self, since Los Angles and surrounding cities such as Glendale, Burbank, and Hollywood have been lost.
30th Oct '17 8:37:12 AM kyojikasshu
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* ''ComicBook/TheInfinityGauntlet'' shows the West Coast Avengers watching on in horror after Thanos's angry outburst of energy hits the Earth and sends California collapsing into the Pacific Ocean. Japan suffers a similar fate.

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* ''ComicBook/TheInfinityGauntlet'' shows the West Coast Avengers watching on in horror after Thanos's angry outburst of energy hits the Earth and sends California not just California, but the ''entire West Coast'' collapsing into the Pacific Ocean. Japan suffers a similar fate.
6th Aug '17 1:50:46 PM nighttrainfm
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-->'''Luthor:''' We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
9th Jun '17 2:08:03 PM nighttrainfm
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* In ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'', Bai Tza the water demon attempts to magically sink San Francisco using the fault line, as her previous kingdom (Atlantis) is now an empty ruin.
13th May '17 1:09:42 PM TotemicHero
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* In ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfSueAndKathryn'', this led to the formation of California Island (where the heroes live) and Arizona Bay. The author admits that the Music/{{Tool}} song listed above was an inspiration for putting such in the comic.
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23rd Mar '17 10:28:42 AM Odacon_Spy
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* Invoked and [[spoiler: subverted]] in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs'': the possibility is mentioned several times, [[spoiler: and then the eartchquake hits and sinks the U.S. mainland ''except for'' California.]]

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* Invoked and [[spoiler: subverted]] in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs'': the possibility is mentioned several times, [[spoiler: [[InvertedTrope and then then]] the eartchquake earthquake hits and sinks every part of the U.S. mainland ''except for'' California.]]
6th Mar '17 12:07:43 PM Ezclee4050
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* Mentioned in the Music/SteelyDan song "My Old School", with the line "California tumbles into the sea."

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* Mentioned in the Music/SteelyDan song "My Old School", with the line "California tumbles into the sea.sea," though it's more in the sense of "A thing that's almost certainly never going to happen."
11th Jan '17 11:37:21 AM megarockman
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* Semi-averted in ''Film/DemolitionMan'', where Lieutenant Leneena Huxley references "THE earthquake", the proverbial super-quake that California is "due for". Rather than explain how it tore a chunk off the coastline, it's implied that it [[SarcasmMode merely]] destroyed most of the entire San Francisco/Los Angeles area, leading to the creation of the new San Angeles metropolis.

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* Semi-averted in ''Film/DemolitionMan'', where Lieutenant Leneena Huxley references "THE earthquake", the proverbial super-quake that California is "due for". Rather than explain how it tore a chunk off the coastline, it's implied that it [[SarcasmMode merely]] destroyed most of the entire San Francisco/Los Diego/Santa Barbara/Los Angeles area, leading to the creation of the new San Angeles metropolis.
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