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20th Apr '18 1:06:13 AM Tashtash
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* From ''VideoGame/FarCry5'', a real version of the Book of Joseph, a book containing the teachings of Joseph Seed and frequently brandished by him, was created by Ubisoft and distributed in very rare quantities to people who attended an event to promote the game. It can be read [[https://octo-chan.tumblr.com/post/172919454543/seed-family-lore-masterlist here]].
13th Apr '18 8:26:28 AM CaptainCrawdad
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** While not official merchandise, a t-shirt company produced band t-shirts for the suggested bands in the film, 'Gary King and the Enablers', 'Nut Ball and the Shifty Twins' and 'Bermuda Rhombus and the Aqua Nazis'.



* Several of the ''Film/JamesBond'' movies have inspired the CIA to create real life gadgets based on the ones seen in said movies.
** ''Film/{{Spectre}}'' opens with James Bond in Mexico City on the Day of the Dead in the middle of a giant parade complete with skeleton floats. While the Day of the Dead is an old tradition, no such parade existed...until this movie came out, after which Mexican audience members loved it so much that [[https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/29/day-of-the-dead-parade-james-bond-mexico-city they decided to do it for real.]]

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* ''Film/JamesBond'':
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Several of the ''Film/JamesBond'' movies have inspired the CIA to create real life gadgets based on the ones seen in said movies.
** * ''Film/{{Spectre}}'' opens with James Bond in Mexico City on the Day of the Dead in the middle of a giant parade complete with skeleton floats. While the Day of the Dead is an old tradition, no such parade existed...until this movie came out, after which Mexican audience members loved it so much that [[https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/29/day-of-the-dead-parade-james-bond-mexico-city they decided to do it for real.]]



*** Butterbeer is also a popular choice of drink at Alamo Drafthouse theaters.
*** J.K. Rowling may have come up with the fictional recipe, but [[OlderThanTheyThink a real drink called butterbeer has been around for ages]]; [[SupremeChef great chef]] and "culinary MadScientist" Heston Blumenthal [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_Jgq-VQE-o found a Tudor recipe for the stuff]] that he found so good, he barely changed it even though his ''thing'' is messing around with old recipes.
** With the launch of Pottermore, you can now be officially sorted into a Hogwarts House by a questionnaire designed by JK Rowling herself.
*** And now you can also be sorted into an Ilvermorny house.
* In November 2007, ''Brawndo'' "the thirst mutilator", a fictional brand of energy drink which appeared in the 2006 cult film ''Film/{{Idiocracy}},'' became [[http://afieldguidetodoomsday.blogspot.com/2013/03/radioactive-review-brawndo-thirst.html a real product]] released by Omni Consumer Products, complete with [[TestosteronePoisoning ridiculously over-the-top ads]]. ([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbxq0IDqD04 ''It's like having sex with a tractor trailer in a parking lot!]]'')

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*** Butterbeer is also a popular choice of drink at Alamo Drafthouse theaters.
*** J.K. Rowling may have come up with the fictional recipe, but [[OlderThanTheyThink a real drink called butterbeer has been around for ages]]; [[SupremeChef great chef]] and "culinary MadScientist" Heston Blumenthal [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_Jgq-VQE-o found a Tudor recipe for the stuff]] that he found so good, he barely changed it even though his ''thing'' is messing around with old recipes.
** With the launch of Pottermore, you can now be officially sorted into a Hogwarts House by a questionnaire designed by JK Rowling herself.
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herself. And now you can also be sorted into an Ilvermorny house.
* ''Film/{{Idiocracy}},''
**
In November 2007, ''Brawndo'' "the thirst mutilator", a fictional brand of energy drink which appeared in the 2006 cult film ''Film/{{Idiocracy}},'' film, became [[http://afieldguidetodoomsday.blogspot.com/2013/03/radioactive-review-brawndo-thirst.html a real product]] product released by Omni Consumer Products, complete with [[TestosteronePoisoning ridiculously over-the-top ads]]. ([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbxq0IDqD04 ''It's like having sex with a tractor trailer in a parking lot!]]'')



** Via OCP you can buy the Tru Blood drink from the show ''Series/TrueBlood''.
** OCP also has created a real-world [[LovePotion Sex Panther]] product, as seen in ''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy''.
*** Speaking of Sex Panther, Website/{{Vat19}} also made a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNE0Ggvnj1w Sex Panther]] product, though they've noted that it ''won't'' smell like the actual thing.
** Speaking of ''Robocop'', there have also been airsoft copies of the titular character's "Auto 9" handgun.
** Even better, there was an Indonesian concept gun that bore a [[http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2011/07/01/pindad-ps-01-assault-pistol-5-56x21mm/ striking resemblance]] to it.
* ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' - Cyberdyne is now a real company, [[http://www.cyberdyne.jp/english/index.html closer to the fictional one.]] Not expected to produce Skynet. Hopefully.
** The British have [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6434773.stm beaten them to it.]]
** Instead [[ParanoiaFuel they've developed]] HAL... But unlike the insane computer from ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'', it stands for [[AvertedTrope Hybrid Assisted Limbs]] and it's for improving the human physical condition. However, they're only up to Model No. 5, so let's hope for the sake of the world that Cyberdyne doesn't NetworkDecay into making it an AI by the time they reach Model No. 9000.
** In Malaysia, there's a telecoms provider called "Sky Net".
** Channel 4 News in Tucson, Arizona has a traffic, weather, and safety monitoring system called [[http://www.kvoa.com/news/introducing-news-4-tucson-skynet/ Skynet]]. There's plenty of somewhat creepy billboards advertising it around the city.

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** Via * ''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy'': OCP you can buy the Tru Blood drink from the show ''Series/TrueBlood''.
** OCP also has
and Website/{{Vat19}} have both created a real-world [[LovePotion Sex Panther]] product, as seen in ''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy''.
*** Speaking of Sex Panther, Website/{{Vat19}} also made a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNE0Ggvnj1w Sex Panther]] product, though they've noted that it ''won't'' smell like the actual thing.
** Speaking of ''Robocop'', there have also been airsoft copies of the titular character's "Auto 9" handgun.
** Even better, there was an Indonesian concept gun that bore a [[http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2011/07/01/pindad-ps-01-assault-pistol-5-56x21mm/ striking resemblance]] to it.
* ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' - Cyberdyne is now a real company, [[http://www.cyberdyne.jp/english/index.html closer to the fictional one.]] Not expected to produce Skynet. Hopefully.
** The British have [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6434773.stm beaten them to it.]]
** Instead [[ParanoiaFuel they've developed]] HAL... But unlike the insane computer from ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'', it stands for [[AvertedTrope Hybrid Assisted Limbs]] and it's for improving the human physical condition. However, they're only up to Model No. 5, so let's hope for the sake of the world that Cyberdyne doesn't NetworkDecay into making it an AI by the time they reach Model No. 9000.
** In Malaysia, there's a telecoms provider called "Sky Net".
** Channel 4 News in Tucson, Arizona has a traffic, weather, and safety monitoring system called [[http://www.kvoa.com/news/introducing-news-4-tucson-skynet/ Skynet]]. There's plenty of somewhat creepy billboards advertising it around the city.
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** Likewise several producers of amplifiers and other audio equipment have calibrated the dials on their products to go UpToEleven.

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** Likewise several Several producers of amplifiers and other audio equipment have calibrated the dials on their products to go UpToEleven.



* Music/TheMonkees - created for a TV series, the band recorded albums and did concert tours, and their career as a band continued past the end of the series. Singer/drummer Micky Dolenz will go on in ''every'' interview about how this was akin to "Leonard Nimoy becoming a Vulcan".



* ''Film/IAmLegend'', released in 2007, features a billboard for a Superman/Batman crossover film. Cue ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''. In fact, this is in the movie because such a film had been planned following Film/SupermanReturns but ended up in DevelopmentHell. The logo seen in the film is loosely based on the logo for the comic book of the same name.



* In ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'', Charlie's ridiculous stage play "The Nightman Cometh" proved so popular that the gang staged it in real life in 2009 and took it on a six city sold-out tour.

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* In ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'', ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'':
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Charlie's ridiculous stage play "The Nightman Cometh" proved so popular that the gang staged it in real life in 2009 and took it on a six city sold-out tour.



* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' has the personal soundtrack shirt, the periodic table shower curtain, and Sheldon's The Flash t-shirt available on [=ThinkGeek=].

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* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' has the ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'':
** The
personal soundtrack shirt, the periodic table shower curtain, and Sheldon's The Flash t-shirt available on [=ThinkGeek=].



* One of ''Series/YouCantDoThatOnTelevision'''s pre-empted shows "Conan the Librarian" later appeared as a skit in the movie ''Film/{{UHF}}''.


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* Music/TheMonkees - created for a TV series, the band recorded albums and did concert tours, and their career as a band continued past the end of the series. Singer/drummer Micky Dolenz will go on in ''every'' interview about how this was akin to "Leonard Nimoy becoming a Vulcan".
12th Apr '18 9:17:46 PM Andyroid
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* [[http://stardewvalleyrecipes.tumblr.com This blog]] is dedicated to recipes inspired by the various food items you can prepare in ''VideoGame/StardewValley''.
9th Apr '18 8:46:34 PM RacattackForce
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** The centerpiece of the series, the Author's Journal 3, [[Literature/GravityFallsJournal3 was released as a book]] a few months after the series finale, with a limited edition version[[note]]only 10,000 copies were made[[/note]]] that more closely resembled the in-series book (pages made of parchment, black-light hidden messages, a magnifying glass, etc.) being sold almost a year after the show's end.

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** The centerpiece of the series, the Author's Journal 3, [[Literature/GravityFallsJournal3 was released as a book]] a few months after the series finale, with a limited special edition version[[note]]only 10,000 copies were made[[/note]]] made[[/note]] that more closely resembled the in-series book (pages made of parchment, black-light hidden messages, a magnifying glass, etc.) being sold almost a year after the show's end.
8th Apr '18 11:21:29 AM RacattackForce
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** After many unofficial replicas sold online, Disney gave the rights to online retailer We Love Fine to sell an official replica of [[http://www.welovefine.com/5358-dipper-hat.html Dipper's hat]] from
** The Author's Journal 3 [[Literature/GravityFallsJournal3 was released as a book]] about half a year after the series finale.

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** After many unofficial replicas sold online, Disney gave the rights to online retailer We Love Fine to sell an official replica of [[http://www.welovefine.com/5358-dipper-hat.html Dipper's hat]] from
for a short period of time.
** The centerpiece of the series, the Author's Journal 3 3, [[Literature/GravityFallsJournal3 was released as a book]] about half a few months after the series finale, with a limited edition version[[note]]only 10,000 copies were made[[/note]]] that more closely resembled the in-series book (pages made of parchment, black-light hidden messages, a magnifying glass, etc.) being sold almost a year after the series finale.show's end.



* All 4 iterations of the [[WesternAnimation/{{Ben10}} Omnitrix]] are available as toys that can be bought from the Bandai online store.

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* All 4 iterations Every iteration of the [[WesternAnimation/{{Ben10}} Omnitrix]] are has been available as toys a toy that can be bought from the Bandai online store.
7th Apr '18 5:31:57 PM nombretomado
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* Despite not having the in-show Youtube expy Vuuugle defictionalized, you can watch the actual web videos from the ''Series/{{Bizaardvark}}'' Vuuugle channel (with some not seen on TV) as well as some from the other Vuuugle channels "Perfect Perfection with Amelia" and "DARE ME BRO!" on [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiv1IUQDVSNKwIRPNCnfXixEuZijEG6ok Disney Channel's official Youtube channel.]]

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* Despite not having the in-show Youtube [=YouTube=] expy Vuuugle defictionalized, you can watch the actual web videos from the ''Series/{{Bizaardvark}}'' Vuuugle channel (with some not seen on TV) as well as some from the other Vuuugle channels "Perfect Perfection with Amelia" and "DARE ME BRO!" on [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiv1IUQDVSNKwIRPNCnfXixEuZijEG6ok Disney Channel's official Youtube YouTube channel.]]



* ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird'' features the [[GagPenis Penetrator dildo bat]], a meter-long purple latex dildo with a hard wooden staff for its core and a sword-like hilt. Epic Weapons picked this up. It became one of their most popular items, thanks in large part to its frequent appearances as a prop on the YouTube series ''The WebVideo/{{Jimquisition}}''.

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* ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird'' features the [[GagPenis Penetrator dildo bat]], a meter-long purple latex dildo with a hard wooden staff for its core and a sword-like hilt. Epic Weapons picked this up. It became one of their most popular items, thanks in large part to its frequent appearances as a prop on the YouTube Website/YouTube series ''The WebVideo/{{Jimquisition}}''.



** When a gag hinged upon stupid YouTube comments being read back to the authors, ''Youtube responded by adding an audio preview''.

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** When a gag hinged upon stupid YouTube Website/YouTube comments being read back to the authors, ''Youtube ''[=YouTube=] responded by adding an audio preview''.
5th Apr '18 9:39:51 PM Pichu-kun
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN7nX7a6wd_lrU2kidFoqog GamTim's]] "Cooking With Cooking Mama" series attempts to recreate the recipes seen in the series ''VideoGame/CookingMama''.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN7nX7a6wd_lrU2kidFoqog GamTim's]] GameTim's]] "Cooking With Cooking Mama" series attempts to recreate the recipes seen in the series ''VideoGame/CookingMama''.
5th Apr '18 9:39:23 PM Pichu-kun
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* You can buy your very own Anime/YoKaiWatch, along with some Yo-kai Medals, of your very own, as well as the Great Yokai Dictionary and the Yo-Kai Pad.

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* ''Anime/YokaiWatch'':
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You can buy your very own Anime/YoKaiWatch, Yo-kai Watch, along with some Yo-kai Medals, of your very own, as well as the Great Yokai Dictionary and the Yo-Kai Pad.



* "I have my own Amanda website you know, [[http://www.Amandaplease.com www dot amanda please dot com]]"

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* ''Series/TheAmandaShow'': "I have my own Amanda website you know, [[http://www.Amandaplease.com www dot amanda please dot com]]"



* One couple converted their van into a life-size [[{{Transformers}} transforming robot]].

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* One couple converted their van into a life-size [[{{Transformers}} [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} transforming robot]].



* ''VideoGame/PapaLouieArcade'' has real-life "Flipdecks", which were online cards available for viewing on Flipline Studios' website for a number of years.

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* ''VideoGame/PapaLouieArcade'' ''VideoGame/PapaLouieArcade'':
** ''Papa Louie Arcade''
has real-life "Flipdecks", which were online cards available for viewing on Flipline Studios' website for a number of years.


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* [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN7nX7a6wd_lrU2kidFoqog GamTim's]] "Cooking With Cooking Mama" series attempts to recreate the recipes seen in the series ''VideoGame/CookingMama''.
26th Mar '18 10:46:22 PM KaisertheGreat
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** The blog [[http://eatslikeaduck.com/ Eats Like A Duck]] recreates several foods seen on the show.
22nd Mar '18 3:10:51 AM LondonKdS
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* Creator/KimNewman's novel ''Literature/TheSecretsOfDrearcliffGrangeSchool'' is a defictionalisation of a fictional novel mentioned in his earlier novel ''Literature/AnEnglishGhostStory''.
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