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7th Aug '16 1:46:05 PM WileK209
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* ''WesternAnimation/WhatsNewScoobyDoo'' was full of this, playing all the usual frequently-pointed out Scooby-Doo tropes straight (such as LetsSplitUpGang, ScoobyDoobyDoors, YouMeddlingKids, etc.) or [[LampshadeHanging lampshading]] them to the point where it's no longer funny.
5th Aug '16 3:13:01 AM jormis29
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* Cheap Creator/SylvesterStallone vehicle ''Film/{{DTOX}}''. Stallone plays a cop who, after punching a CymbalBangingMonkey, finds out his wife has been killed by his nemesis. He develops a drink problem and is sent to a remote, snowy rehab place. People get killed off one by one. And who's doing the killing? Why, the [[spoiler:EvilBrit]]! As you'd expect from a film populated by alcoholics, you get an {{Anvilicious}} message:

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* Cheap Creator/SylvesterStallone vehicle ''Film/{{DTOX}}''.''Film/DTox''. Stallone plays a cop who, after punching a CymbalBangingMonkey, finds out his wife has been killed by his nemesis. He develops a drink problem and is sent to a remote, snowy rehab place. People get killed off one by one. And who's doing the killing? Why, the [[spoiler:EvilBrit]]! As you'd expect from a film populated by alcoholics, you get an {{Anvilicious}} message:
4th Aug '16 10:25:02 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': half the speeches by either the Master Chief or the Sergeant fall into this category. That being said, many of the Sergeant's little speeches are also played up to have humorous lines.

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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': half the speeches by either Half of the Master Chief Chief's quips or the Sergeant Johnson's speeches fall into this category. That being said, many of the Sergeant's little speeches Johnson's cliche "badass black hardass drill sergeant" tendencies are also played up to have humorous lines.often PlayedForLaughs, and he actually gets some pretty clever lines too.
20th Jul '16 6:02:07 PM Twentington
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* Nearly anything written by Diane Warren, including Céline Dion's "Because You Loved Me" ("You were my strength when I was weak / You were my voice when I couldn't speak..."). Count how many times she used the phrase "in this moment" in Music/{{Aerosmith}}'s "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing", for instance.

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* Nearly anything written by Diane Warren, including Céline Dion's "Because You Loved Me" ("You were my strength when I was weak / You were my voice when I couldn't speak..."). Count ") or [=LeAnn=] Rimes (or Music/TrishaYearwood's) "How Do I Live" ("How do I live without you? I want to know / How do I breathe without you if you ever go? / How do I ever, ever survive?). Also, count how many times she used the phrase "in this moment" in Music/{{Aerosmith}}'s "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing", for instance.Thing".
19th Jul '16 12:30:35 PM Twentington
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* Music/CarrieUnderwood's "See You Again" is four minutes of "you're dead, but I'm not sad" clichés that have been done a million times. It also sounds like all the "sad" songs you always hear on movie soundtracks (it was written for one of the ''[[Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia Chronicles of Narnia]]'' films).

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* Music/CarrieUnderwood's "See You Again" is four minutes of "you're dead, but I'm not sad" clichés that have been done a million times. It also sounds like all the "sad" songs you always hear on movie soundtracks (it was written for one of the ''[[Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia Chronicles of Narnia]]'' films). It's telling that, out of all the "story behind the song" entries in the now-defunct ''Country Weekly'' magazine, this song had by far the shortest -- it barely took up half a page!



* CelineDion's albums are a veritable clichefest. Her first seven albums (not counting her Christmas Album) feature no fewer than 27 songs with the word love in the title. That's about 1/5th of the songs she recorded. She outdid herself on "The Colour of My Love" where half of the songs (and the title of the album) feature the word love.

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* CelineDion's Music/CelineDion's albums are a veritable clichefest. Her first seven albums (not counting her Christmas Album) feature no fewer than 27 songs with the word love in the title. That's about 1/5th of the songs she recorded. She outdid herself on "The Colour of My Love" where half of the songs (and the title of the album) feature the word love.



%%* Nearly anything written by Diane Warren, including Céline Dion's "Because You Loved Me". Count how many times she used the phrase "in this moment" in Music/{{Aerosmith}}'s "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing".

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%%* * Nearly anything written by Diane Warren, including Céline Dion's "Because You Loved Me". Me" ("You were my strength when I was weak / You were my voice when I couldn't speak..."). Count how many times she used the phrase "in this moment" in Music/{{Aerosmith}}'s "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing".Thing", for instance.
15th Jul '16 1:09:09 AM PaulA
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* Creator/RennyHarlin's ''Film/TheLegendOfHercules'' is a perfect storm of AncientGrome clichés, including scenes blatantly ripping off ''Film/ThreeHundred'', ''Film/{{Gladiator}}, and ''Film/{{Clash of the Titans|2010}}''.

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* Creator/RennyHarlin's ''Film/TheLegendOfHercules'' is a perfect storm of AncientGrome clichés, including scenes blatantly ripping off ''Film/ThreeHundred'', ''Film/{{Gladiator}}, ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', and ''Film/{{Clash of the Titans|2010}}''.
15th Jul '16 1:08:52 AM PaulA
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* Creator/RennyHarlin's ''Film/TheLegendOfHercules'' is a perfect storm of AncientGrome clichés, including scenes blatantly ripping off ''Film/ThreeHundred'', ''Film/{{Gladiator}}, and ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans''.

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* Creator/RennyHarlin's ''Film/TheLegendOfHercules'' is a perfect storm of AncientGrome clichés, including scenes blatantly ripping off ''Film/ThreeHundred'', ''Film/{{Gladiator}}, and ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans''.''Film/{{Clash of the Titans|2010}}''.
4th Jul '16 4:33:21 PM frogpatrol
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* The ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' and ''Series/{{Angel}}'' comics, which continue the story after both series end, reuse a good number of the best one-liners and comebacks from the TV episodes. They're meant to invoke familiarity, but the problem is that they end up doing them way too often. After the nth MeaningfulEcho, you start to wonder if the writers can come up with any new witty dialogue.
4th Jul '16 4:32:31 PM frogpatrol
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Remember, this is [[TropesAreTools not a bad thing]]; Originality and greatness aren't necessarily intertwined, and as such, many Cliché Storms are good in quality, as good stories, characters, humor, action, or whatever can make up for the lack of originality. You can also see from some examples that people often ''intentionally'' create as big a Cliché storm as possible... and then start having fun with all of the Clichés. Oftentimes, they may not start around deconstructing or playing with the cliches as so much play it for laughs. It's very common in an AffectionateParody - most of the times, they start poking fun at these Cliches. Very often, something may be intended as an homage, and it may be wise to look at them as such.

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Remember, this is [[TropesAreTools not a bad thing]]; Originality originality and greatness aren't necessarily intertwined, and as such, many Cliché Storms are good in quality, as good stories, characters, humor, action, or whatever can make up for the lack of originality. You can also see from some examples that people often ''intentionally'' create as big a Cliché storm as possible... and then start having fun with all of the Clichés. Oftentimes, they may not start around deconstructing or playing with the cliches as so much play it for laughs. It's very common in an AffectionateParody - most of the times, they start poking fun at these Cliches. Very often, something may be intended as an homage, and it may be wise to look at them as such.
4th Jul '16 4:32:17 PM frogpatrol
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You are in a [[{{Cliche}} Cliché]] Storm. Do not worry. The pain will soon pass. A bug will soon scrag the [[EnsignNewbie inept Lieutenant]]. Security will soon come to the perimeter. [[YouShallNotPass The line will soon be held]]. It will be over, soon.

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You are in a [[{{Cliche}} Cliché]] Storm.'''Cliché Storm'''. Do not worry. The pain will soon pass. A bug will soon scrag the [[EnsignNewbie inept Lieutenant]]. Security will soon come to the perimeter. [[YouShallNotPass The line will soon be held]]. It will be over, soon.
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