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18th May '16 2:55:14 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Dave of ''{{Newsradio}}'' is often mocked on for coming from Wisconsin:

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* Dave of ''{{Newsradio}}'' ''{{Series/NewsRadio}}'' is often mocked on for coming from Wisconsin:
16th May '16 4:19:23 AM kirara19
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* Hiromu Arakawa's new manga series ''Manga/SilverSpoon'' takes place in Hokkaido (considered the 'farming' prefecture in Japan), and is about farming.

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* Hiromu Arakawa's new manga series ''Manga/SilverSpoon'' takes place in Hokkaido (considered the 'farming' "farming" prefecture in Japan), and is about farming.
7th May '16 8:33:56 PM nombretomado
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** Another example is when Peter claimed the Sticks Downey character from ''HappyDays'' was "the only Negro in the state of Wisconsin." This, despite Milwaukee (where ''Happy Days'' took place) being over 40 percent African-American. Then again, this is probably more a shot at the lack of diversity on ''Happy Days'' than a shot at Wisconsin itself.

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** Another example is when Peter claimed the Sticks Downey character from ''HappyDays'' ''Series/HappyDays'' was "the only Negro in the state of Wisconsin." This, despite Milwaukee (where ''Happy Days'' took place) being over 40 percent African-American. Then again, this is probably more a shot at the lack of diversity on ''Happy Days'' than a shot at Wisconsin itself.
19th Mar '16 9:02:19 AM Hossmeister
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6th Feb '16 8:22:06 PM nombretomado
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* James of ''SpinCity'' is a naive Wisconsin farmboy who often refers to cheese, cows, and milk when speaking. One time, after getting conned once again he asks rhetorically if he has a sign on his chest that says that he's a simpleton and to take advantage of him before opening his jacket to reveal an "I Love Wisconsin" T-Shirt.

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* James of ''SpinCity'' ''Series/SpinCity'' is a naive Wisconsin farmboy who often refers to cheese, cows, and milk when speaking. One time, after getting conned once again he asks rhetorically if he has a sign on his chest that says that he's a simpleton and to take advantage of him before opening his jacket to reveal an "I Love Wisconsin" T-Shirt.



* Woodrow Tiberius "Woody" Boyd from ''{{Cheers}}'', native of Hanover, Indiana. He seems to take to the big city well enough. Though most references to his family paint them as stereotypical rubes, this is subverted in one episode when Woody reveals that they found the pretentious film Diane created about his life in Boston "derivative of Godard." (Fun fact: the character was named "Woody" before Woody Harrelson was cast.)

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* Woodrow Tiberius "Woody" Boyd from ''{{Cheers}}'', ''Series/{{Cheers}}'', native of Hanover, Indiana. He seems to take to the big city well enough. Though most references to his family paint them as stereotypical rubes, this is subverted in one episode when Woody reveals that they found the pretentious film Diane created about his life in Boston "derivative of Godard." (Fun fact: the character was named "Woody" before Woody Harrelson was cast.)



* Linda Zwordling from ''BetterOffTed''. Naturally, she jokes about staying in Wisconsin and majoring in Cheese sciences.
* Bailey from ''TheSuiteLifeOnDeck'' is from the town Kettlecorn, Kansas.

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* Linda Zwordling from ''BetterOffTed''.''Series/BetterOffTed''. Naturally, she jokes about staying in Wisconsin and majoring in Cheese sciences.
* Bailey from ''TheSuiteLifeOnDeck'' ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOnDeck'' is from the town Kettlecorn, Kansas.
5th Feb '16 6:53:53 PM Prfnoff
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* ''The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!'' parodies this in its first musical, "Corn!", whose setting is [[Theatre/SouthPacific "Kansas in August."]] Big Willy sings of being so fond of farming that he's now "in love with a wonderful hoe."

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* ''The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!'' ''Theatre/TheMusicalOfMusicalsTheMusical'' parodies this in its first musical, "Corn!", whose setting is [[Theatre/SouthPacific "Kansas in August."]] Big Willy sings of being so fond of farming that he's now "in love with a wonderful hoe."
5th Feb '16 6:54:00 AM Prfnoff
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* ''The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!'' parodies this in its first musical, "Corn!", whose setting is [[Theatre/SouthPacific "Kansas in August."]]

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* ''The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!'' parodies this in its first musical, "Corn!", whose setting is [[Theatre/SouthPacific "Kansas in August."]]
"]] Big Willy sings of being so fond of farming that he's now "in love with a wonderful hoe."
4th Feb '16 6:06:49 PM Prfnoff
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* ''The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!'' parodies this in its first musical, "Corn!", whose setting is [[Theatre/SouthPacific "Kansas in August."]]
16th Jan '16 10:41:09 PM nombretomado
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* Any time ''TheFarSide'' used a farm setting for a gag, this trope was present in full force.

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* Any time ''TheFarSide'' ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' used a farm setting for a gag, this trope was present in full force.
2nd Jan '16 5:29:27 PM nombretomado
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* The ABC comedy ''TheMiddle'' seems to take this concept and avert and subvert in one fell swoop, showcasing a family living in a suburban Indiana city where everyone, including themselves, is a tad off the mark.
* Roz from ''{{Frasier}}'' comes from Wisconsin and in one episode describes going back for family reunions on her uncle's dairy farm where they put pants on the cows and speak in a special cheese language.

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* The ABC comedy ''TheMiddle'' ''Series/TheMiddle'' seems to take this concept and avert and subvert in one fell swoop, showcasing a family living in a suburban Indiana city where everyone, including themselves, is a tad off the mark.
* Roz from ''{{Frasier}}'' ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' comes from Wisconsin and in one episode describes going back for family reunions on her uncle's dairy farm where they put pants on the cows and speak in a special cheese language.



* Sonny from ''SonnyWithAChance''. She's from Wisconsin. Cue many jokes about Wisconsin farmland, including Sonny's ringtone being a cow mooing.

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* Sonny from ''SonnyWithAChance''.''Series/SonnyWithAChance''. She's from Wisconsin. Cue many jokes about Wisconsin farmland, including Sonny's ringtone being a cow mooing.
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