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17th Jul '16 10:16:54 AM nombretomado
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* Much of ChuckNorris' body of work. Especially ''Film/InvasionUSA1985''.

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* Much of ChuckNorris' Creator/ChuckNorris' body of work. Especially ''Film/InvasionUSA1985''.
4th Jul '16 6:00:14 AM Morgenthaler
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** Red Scare made an appearance in the live-action series as well, but in a completely different form. There, he was a 25-year-old Soviet combat android designed for one purpose: to kill UsefulNotes/JimmyCarter. A group of diehard Russian commandos (or something) unearth it as part of a poorly-explained plan to destroy the U.S. Postal System, but the robot goes haywire (at the exact same time as Jimmy Carter arrives in town for a book signing).


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* ''Series/TheTick'': Red Scare made an appearance in the live-action series as well, but in a completely different form. There, he was a 25-year-old Soviet combat android designed for one purpose: to kill UsefulNotes/JimmyCarter. A group of diehard Russian commandos (or something) unearth it as part of a poorly-explained plan to destroy the U.S. Postal System, but the robot goes haywire (at the exact same time as Jimmy Carter arrives in town for a book signing).
4th Jul '16 5:59:50 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheTick'' parodied this trope with a villain-for-hire actually called the Red Scare, who would take jobs dressing up in supervillain attire themed around communist Russian symbology, pretend to menace some major public place, and then get defeated by his customers in a staged fight. The whole affair went hilariously awry when the Red Scare's customer was late to arrive, and the Tick, mistaking him for a real supervillain, attempted seriously to thwart him.

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* ''TheTick'' ''ComicBook/TheTick'' parodied this trope with a villain-for-hire actually called the Red Scare, who would take jobs dressing up in supervillain attire themed around communist Russian symbology, pretend to menace some major public place, and then get defeated by his customers in a staged fight. The whole affair went hilariously awry when the Red Scare's customer was late to arrive, and the Tick, mistaking him for a real supervillain, attempted seriously to thwart him.
23rd Jun '16 6:25:35 PM nombretomado
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--->'''[[TimCurry Premier Cherdenko]]:''' We will sign this treaty, we will come together as brothers, and then... we will crush them!

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--->'''[[TimCurry --->'''[[Creator/TimCurry Premier Cherdenko]]:''' We will sign this treaty, we will come together as brothers, and then... we will crush them!
17th Jun '16 12:52:08 PM Terran117
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** They might actually be National Bolsheviks, a very real fringe ideology in Russia that worships the Soviet Union, albeit not for its communist ideology, but as a period of Russian supremacy and anti Americanism. National Bolsheviks may hijack Communist symbols as the Ultranationalists in the game do, but are more interested in fighting USA.
11th Jun '16 3:45:29 PM nombretomado
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* The Imperial Order in the ''SwordOfTruth'' series by TerryGoodkind is blatantly portrayed as a fantasy Soviet State.

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* The Imperial Order in the ''SwordOfTruth'' ''Literature/SwordOfTruth'' series by TerryGoodkind is blatantly portrayed as a fantasy Soviet State.
4th Jun '16 4:08:07 PM nombretomado
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* In the 1970's action-adventure series ''TheExecutioner'', Red China is mentioned as being involved in the drug trade, which given what the CIA was up to in Cambodia and Vietnam is ironic (a similar mention is made in the ''Film/JamesBond'' film ''Film/{{Thunderball}})''. When the series was sold to Gold Eagle in the 1980's the KGB became the main villains, often portrayed as TheChessmaster behind international terrorism.

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* In the 1970's action-adventure series ''TheExecutioner'', ''Literature/TheExecutioner'', Red China is mentioned as being involved in the drug trade, which given what the CIA was up to in Cambodia and Vietnam is ironic (a similar mention is made in the ''Film/JamesBond'' film ''Film/{{Thunderball}})''. When the series was sold to Gold Eagle in the 1980's the KGB became the main villains, often portrayed as TheChessmaster behind international terrorism.
29th Apr '16 3:05:33 AM Adept
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* ''FreedomForce'' plays this straight with [[AnIcePerson Nuclear Winter]] and somewhat averts this with Red October who teams up with the ''FreedomForce'' in the sequel.

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* ''FreedomForce'' ''VideoGame/FreedomForce'' plays this straight with [[AnIcePerson Nuclear Winter]] and somewhat averts this with Red October who teams up with the ''FreedomForce'' ''Freedom Force'' in the sequel.



* ''HeavyWeapon'' has your Atomic Tank fight through the forces of the "Red Star", which are Russian Communists trying to take over the world. The game is pretty blatant about it as well, with your character saying things like "Take THAT, you commie pigs!", stages named "Killingrad", and bosses like "Kommie Kong".

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* ''HeavyWeapon'' ''VideoGame/HeavyWeapon'' has your Atomic Tank fight through the forces of the "Red Star", which are Russian Communists trying to take over the world. The game is pretty blatant about it as well, with your character saying things like "Take THAT, you commie pigs!", stages named "Killingrad", and bosses like "Kommie Kong".
4th Mar '16 4:03:22 PM nombretomado
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* ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}'' villain Omega Red was made as a Soviet CaptainAmerica before turning into a TerroristWithoutACause.

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* ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}'' ''Comicbook/XMen'' villain Omega Red was made as a Soviet CaptainAmerica ComicBook/CaptainAmerica before turning into a TerroristWithoutACause.



* Played for laughs in ''FightingAmerican'' -- the villains were still Communists, but they had names like Ghnortz, Bholhtz, and Hotsky Trotsky. Of course, since after a couple of episodes the entire series was a CaptainAmerica spoof, this is unsurprising.

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* Played for laughs in ''FightingAmerican'' -- the villains were still Communists, but they had names like Ghnortz, Bholhtz, and Hotsky Trotsky. Of course, since after a couple of episodes the entire series was a CaptainAmerica ComicBook/CaptainAmerica spoof, this is unsurprising.



* In the "Justice Friends" shorts from ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', Major Glory's (a CaptainAmerica CaptainErsatz) archnemesis was a DirtyCommunists villain parody named Comrade Red who even used a weaponized hammer and sickle. Especially notable as Dexter's Lab came out years ''after'' the Cold War ended, but it's also worth remembering that Genndy Tartakovsky was born in the USSR.
* In a season nine episode of ''TheSimpsons'', "Simpson Tide", Homer ends up in command of a nuclear sub and accidentally steers it toward Russia. This prompts an immediate emergency UN meeting, in which the Russian representative refers to his people as the Soviet Union, prompting the following exchange:

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* In the "Justice Friends" shorts from ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', Major Glory's (a CaptainAmerica ComicBook/CaptainAmerica CaptainErsatz) archnemesis was a DirtyCommunists villain parody named Comrade Red who even used a weaponized hammer and sickle. Especially notable as Dexter's Lab came out years ''after'' the Cold War ended, but it's also worth remembering that Genndy Tartakovsky was born in the USSR.
* In a season nine episode of ''TheSimpsons'', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', "Simpson Tide", Homer ends up in command of a nuclear sub and accidentally steers it toward Russia. This prompts an immediate emergency UN meeting, in which the Russian representative refers to his people as the Soviet Union, prompting the following exchange:
4th Mar '16 4:02:59 PM nombretomado
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* During the fifties, CaptainAmerica of the very popular UsefulNotes/WorldWarII comics was set against communists. The title folded quickly. Years later Marvel wanted to bring him back from near the end of the war. Who was the fifties version? An [[DorkAge 'Evil' Cap and 'Evil' Bucky]] who had changed their names and faces to seem like the genuine article, made into a KnightTemplar and driven madly paranoid by a version of the Super Soldier Serum. Later Cap battled Evil Cap and Evil Bucky. Evil Bucky eventually became non-evil and sidekicked for a while before being killed; Evil Cap became a supervillain for a while, died, and recently, after the death of real Cap, came back not so evil though still slightly bent, ramping up the "righteous revolution" elements for all they're worth.

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* During the fifties, CaptainAmerica ComicBook/CaptainAmerica of the very popular UsefulNotes/WorldWarII comics was set against communists. The title folded quickly. Years later Marvel wanted to bring him back from near the end of the war. Who was the fifties version? An [[DorkAge 'Evil' Cap and 'Evil' Bucky]] who had changed their names and faces to seem like the genuine article, made into a KnightTemplar and driven madly paranoid by a version of the Super Soldier Serum. Later Cap battled Evil Cap and Evil Bucky. Evil Bucky eventually became non-evil and sidekicked for a while before being killed; Evil Cap became a supervillain for a while, died, and recently, after the death of real Cap, came back not so evil though still slightly bent, ramping up the "righteous revolution" elements for all they're worth.
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