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3rd May '16 8:53:49 PM PaulA
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* In the ''Series/QuantumLeap''[=/=]CBS ''Series/BeautyAndTheBeast'' crossover FanFic "Quantum Beast" (written by PeterDavid, no less), Sam leaps into Vincent's bestial body and has to travel across New York to rescue Catherine. After refusing Al's suggestion to cling onto the top of a subway train, Sam goes to the nearest station and boards a car like everyone else. He is ignored by the other riders, except for [[HypocriticalHumor a tattooed young man with a pink mohawk, red fishnet stockings, and an exposed leather vest who calls him a "freak".]]

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* In the ''Series/QuantumLeap''[=/=]CBS ''Series/BeautyAndTheBeast'' ''Series/QuantumLeap''[=/=]''Series/{{Beauty and the Beast|1987}}'' crossover FanFic "Quantum Beast" (written by PeterDavid, Creator/PeterDavid, no less), Sam leaps into Vincent's bestial body and has to travel across New York to rescue Catherine. After refusing Al's suggestion to cling onto the top of a subway train, Sam goes to the nearest station and boards a car like everyone else. He is ignored by the other riders, except for [[HypocriticalHumor a tattooed young man with a pink mohawk, red fishnet stockings, and an exposed leather vest who calls him a "freak".]]
1st May '16 12:33:23 PM Alvin
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* Certain cities, such as Portland and Austin, embrace well earned reputations as real-life examples of this trope. For instance, many cities have flamboyant homeless transvestites who run for mayor. Only in Austin do they have a volunteer staff and campaign budget, a well reasoned multi-point running platform, participate seriously in public debates, and receive a small but noteworthy percentage of the vote.

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* Certain cities, such as Portland and Austin, embrace well earned well-earned reputations as real-life examples of this trope. For instance, many cities have flamboyant homeless transvestites who run for mayor. Only in Austin do they have a volunteer staff and campaign budget, a well reasoned multi-point running platform, participate seriously in public debates, and receive a small but noteworthy percentage of the vote.
1st May '16 12:31:30 PM Alvin
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* Certain cities, such as Portland and Austin, embrace well earned reputations as real life examples of this trope. For instance, many cities have flamboyant homeless transvestites who run for mayor. Only in Austin do they have a volunteer staff and campaign budget, a well reasoned multi-point running platform, participate seriously in public debates, and receive a small but noteworthy percentage of the vote.

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* Certain cities, such as Portland and Austin, embrace well earned reputations as real life real-life examples of this trope. For instance, many cities have flamboyant homeless transvestites who run for mayor. Only in Austin do they have a volunteer staff and campaign budget, a well reasoned multi-point running platform, participate seriously in public debates, and receive a small but noteworthy percentage of the vote.
30th Apr '16 2:33:26 PM TheUnknownUploader
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Several [[JustifiedTrope explanations]] might be used for the trope. One is that the weird thing is mistaken for being AllPartOfTheShow, SomeNuttyPublicityStunt, or another weird-but-not-extranormal thing. Another is that residents in the city have an exaggerated idea of normality, so occurrences like ''{{kaiju}}'' in Tokyo are no big deal.

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Several [[JustifiedTrope explanations]] might be used for the trope. One is that the weird thing is mistaken for being AllPartOfTheShow, SomeNuttyPublicityStunt, or another weird-but-not-extranormal thing. Another is that residents in the city have an exaggerated idea of normality, so occurrences like ''{{kaiju}}'' in Tokyo are no big deal.
deal. Another is simply the whole town has simply been ConditionedToAcceptHorror.
20th Mar '16 3:45:11 PM skteosk
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** An earlier story, "The Curse of the Scarab", invokes this when the villain explains he has taken all the paraphernalia needed to summon up an Egyptian god to Hollywood rather than conducting the ceremony in Egypt because in Hollywood no-one's going to notice.



*** This is lampshaded in the ''[[Series/StarTrekVoyager Voyager]]'' episode "Future's End": as Janeway and Tuvok observe the wide variety of clothing styles in 1990s Los Angeles, Tuvok remarks, "We could've worn our Starfleet uniforms. I doubt if anyone would've noticed."

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*** This is lampshaded in the ''[[Series/StarTrekVoyager Voyager]]'' episode "Future's End": as Janeway and Tuvok an away team observe the wide variety of clothing styles in 1990s Los Angeles, Tuvok Chakotay remarks, "We could've worn our Starfleet uniforms. I doubt if anyone would've noticed."



* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'': Lampshaded by Tuvok in the episode Future's End (where the crew ends up sent back in time to 1996). They carefully prepare contemporary clothing as to not attract too much attention. Then, upon arriving in San Francisco and seeing the people there, Tuvok says "We could have worn our Starfleet uniforms. I doubt anybody would have noticed."

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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'': Lampshaded by Tuvok Chakotay in the episode Future's End (where the crew ends up sent back in time to 1996). They carefully prepare contemporary clothing as to not attract too much attention. Then, upon arriving in San Francisco and seeing the people there, Tuvok Chakotay says "We could have worn our Starfleet uniforms. I doubt anybody would have noticed.""
** Demonstrated in the second part when the Doctor actually ''does'' wander around San Francisco in a Starfleet uniform and a local just assumes it's a leisure suit.
11th Mar '16 10:30:42 AM erforce
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* In the 1990 film adaptation of ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'':
** Raphael runs into a stopped cab and rolls over the hood.

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* ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles''
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In the 1990 film adaptation of ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'':
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''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1990'', Raphael runs into a stopped cab and rolls over the hood.



** In the second film, during Tokka and Rahzar's rampage.

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** In the [[Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtlesIITheSecretOfTheOoze second film, film]], during Tokka and Rahzar's rampage.
29th Feb '16 8:32:50 PM FurryKef
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* Certain cites, such as Portland and Austin, embrace well earned reputations as real life examples of this trope. For instance, many cities have flamboyant homeless transvestites who run for mayor. Only in Austin do they have a volunteer staff and campaign budget, a well reasoned multi-point running platform, participate seriously in public debates, and receive a small but noteworthy percentage of the vote.

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* Certain cites, cities, such as Portland and Austin, embrace well earned reputations as real life examples of this trope. For instance, many cities have flamboyant homeless transvestites who run for mayor. Only in Austin do they have a volunteer staff and campaign budget, a well reasoned multi-point running platform, participate seriously in public debates, and receive a small but noteworthy percentage of the vote.
30th Jan '16 12:04:03 AM FordPrefect
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* Certain cites, such as Portland and Austin embrace well earned reputations as real life examples of this trope. For instance, many cities have flamboyant homeless transvestites who run for mayor. Only in Austin do they have a volunteer staff and campaign budget, a well reasoned multi-point running platform, participate seriously in public debates, and receive a small but noteworthy percentage of the vote.

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* Certain cites, such as Portland and Austin Austin, embrace well earned reputations as real life examples of this trope. For instance, many cities have flamboyant homeless transvestites who run for mayor. Only in Austin do they have a volunteer staff and campaign budget, a well reasoned multi-point running platform, participate seriously in public debates, and receive a small but noteworthy percentage of the vote.
30th Jan '16 12:00:56 AM FordPrefect
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** In ''Film/TheGreatMuppetCaper'', Kermit and Miss Piggy go for a bike ride in London. A surprised girl exclaims that a bear is riding a bycicle (a RunningGag has Fozzy and Kermit being identical twins), but her father just nonchalantly corrects her that Kermit is a frog because "bears wear hats."

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** In ''Film/TheGreatMuppetCaper'', Kermit and Miss Piggy go for a bike ride in London. A surprised girl exclaims that a bear is riding a bycicle bicycle (a RunningGag has Fozzy and Kermit being identical twins), but her father just nonchalantly corrects her that Kermit is a frog because "bears wear hats."
11th Jan '16 9:31:06 AM Sharlee
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* The {{Nightside}} is ''crawling'' with a FantasyKitchenSink full of weirdos, but only newcomers actually let themselves get distracted by the bizarre passersby because staring at people (or whatever) makes you look like an easy mark.
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