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11th Feb '17 11:12:33 PM ClatoLawa
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* From the ''Clarke and Dawe'' skit "The Front Fell Off", in reference to an oil spill off the coast of Western Australia in 1991:
-->'''Bryan Dawe''': Well if this (''the oil tanker'') wasn't safe, why did it have eighty thousand tons of oil on it?
-->'''"Senator Bob Mitchell" (John Clarke)''': I'm not saying it wasn't safe, it's just perhaps not quite as safe as some of the other ones.
-->'''Dawe''': Why?
-->'''Clarke''': Well, some of them are built so that the front doesn't fall off at all.
-->'''Dawe''': Well wasn't this built so the front wouldn't fall off?
-->'''Clarke''': Well, obviously not.
-->'''Dawe''': How do you know?
-->'''Clarke''': Because the front fell off! And twenty thousand tons of crude oil spilled into the sea caught fire! It's a bit of a giveaway!
2nd Feb '17 11:38:06 AM mrluntishysterical
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9th Dec '16 11:05:59 AM RubyVisiblyShaken
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[[DescribeTopicHere We are describing Captain Obvious here, on a trope page.]] [[SelfDemonstratingArticle You just read the quote and are reading this now.]]

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9th Dec '16 11:05:29 AM RubyVisiblyShaken
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[[DescribeTopicHere We are describing Captain Obvious here, on a trope page. You just read the quote and are reading this now.]]

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[[DescribeTopicHere We are describing Captain Obvious here, on a trope page. ]] [[SelfDemonstratingArticle You just read the quote and are reading this now.]]
15th Oct '16 4:00:17 PM Jeduthun
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See also AsYouKnow, ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin, NarratingTheObvious, ShapedLikeItself, DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment, CaptainObviousAesop. Not to be confused with CaptainOblivious. Sometimes, may be demoted to CommanderContrarian, a commander who disagrees. ItMakesSenseInContext is what fans will say when other people bring it up. ''Slightly'' [[JustifiedTrope justified]] if everybody ''else'' is CaptainOblivious.

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See also AsYouKnow, ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin, NarratingTheObvious, ShapedLikeItself, DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment, CaptainObviousAesop.CaptainObviousAesop, CaptainObviousReveal. Not to be confused with CaptainOblivious. Sometimes, may be demoted to CommanderContrarian, a commander who disagrees. ItMakesSenseInContext is what fans will say when other people bring it up. ''Slightly'' [[JustifiedTrope justified]] if everybody ''else'' is CaptainOblivious.
28th Sep '16 11:17:33 AM eroock
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31st Aug '16 5:43:37 PM MrNickelodeon
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* The skippers on the Ride/JungleCruise at the Ride/DisneyThemeParks tend to be this; for instance, Disneyland's version starts with the skipper pointing out the first sign of danger: A "Danger" sign.
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26th Jul '16 6:13:52 AM ChristianTropes33
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* [[CaptainObvious/{{Pinball}} This Sub-Page Contains Examples of this Trope in Pinball]]
21st Jun '16 3:09:06 AM TheBuddy26
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[[TheStinger This is the end of the article. There is nothing more for you to read on this page. Except for these links to similarly-themed pages. (We call them categories.)]] Oh, and by the way, you just read Captain Obvious trope! On TVTropes! With your eyes! On a screen! On a computer! (Probably!) [[OverlyLongGag Now you're really sick of the joke!]]

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[[TheStinger This is the end of the article. There is nothing more for you to read on this page. Except for these links to similarly-themed pages. (We call them categories.)]] Oh, and by the way, you just read Captain Obvious trope! On TVTropes! With your eyes! On a screen! On a computer! computer or phone! (Probably!) [[OverlyLongGag Now you're really sick of the joke!]]
2nd Jun '16 5:51:23 PM ImNotMonty
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--> All examples found in web videos are here!
* LifeHacksForKids:
** "Careful kids! Hot glue guns are HOT!"
** "Make sure you always have adult supervision when using knifes!"
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