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28th Apr '18 5:49:25 PM Pisthetairos
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* ''Series/BlackMirror'' has a popular episode wherein people's worth is defined by a 5-point system.
* ''Series/TheOrville'' features a planet where the number of "likes" a person has attatched to a device they wear can send the to jail. As if the entire planet is a comments section, so to speak.


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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': A Treehouse of Horror episode has Homer visit an alternate reality ruled by Dictator Flanders. HappinessIsMandatory and everyone is forced to smile by metal hooks in their mouths.
10th Apr '18 7:20:19 AM OPALGARNET16
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* Behold, the oppressive Motor Law in ''Theatre/FreewillIn2112,'' the fanmade Music/{{Rush}} musical, in which all forms of transportation, leisure, and technology are forbidden. You must adhere to one destiny- and ''only'' one destiny- and abide to the religion of Chruddism. IndividualityIsIllegal, and conformity and BlindObedience are applauded. The home of this extremely oppressive dictation? ''[[spoiler: OppressiveStatesOfAmerica The good old US-of-A, of course!]]''

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* Behold, the oppressive Motor Law in ''Theatre/FreewillIn2112,'' the fanmade Music/{{Rush}} musical, in which all forms of transportation, leisure, and technology are forbidden. You must adhere to one destiny- and ''only'' one destiny- and abide to the religion of Chruddism. IndividualityIsIllegal, and conformity and BlindObedience are applauded. The home of this extremely oppressive dictation? ''[[spoiler: OppressiveStatesOfAmerica [[OppressiveStatesOfAmerica The good old US-of-A, of course!]]''course!]]]]''
10th Apr '18 7:19:13 AM OPALGARNET16
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* Behold, the oppressive Motor Law in ''Theatre/FreewillIn2112,'' the fanmade Music/{{Rush}} musical, in which all forms of transportation, leisure, and technology are forbidden. You must adhere to one destiny- and ''only'' one destiny- and abide to the religion of Chruddism. IndividualityIsIllegal, and conformity and BlindObedience are applauded. The home of this extremely oppressive dictation? ''[[spoiler: OppressiveStatesOfAmerica The good old US-of-A, of course!]]''
18th Feb '18 7:06:34 AM IdumeanPatriot
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* The [[GaiasRevenge enviro-tyranny]] of Cascadia in ''Literature/{{Victoria}}'' launches one after its previously WellIntentionedExtremist government is taken over by a PathOfInspiration. They outlaw laughter, judging that it unduly wastes air, one of Nature's precious treasures.
8th Jan '18 6:02:08 AM livestockgeorge
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* No children allowed! (The movie version of ''Film/ChittyChittyBangBang'', unsurprisingly written by Creator/RoaldDahl)

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* No children allowed! (The (Vulgaria in the movie version of ''Film/ChittyChittyBangBang'', unsurprisingly written by Creator/RoaldDahl)
13th Nov '17 7:24:09 PM FringeBenefits
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31st Jul '17 1:25:43 PM Discar
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* ''Discworld'': Fiction is illegal in ''Discworld/InterestingTimes'''s Agatean Empire.

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* ''Discworld'': ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'':
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Fiction is illegal in ''Discworld/InterestingTimes'''s Agatean Empire.Empire.
** Parodied with Vetinari. He has all mimes and street performers thrown into the scorpion pit (making sure that the mimes can see a sign saying "Learn The Words" as they die) and is said to hold "Views" on modern art. The people of the city consider these his good points; previous rulers were [[TheCaligula much much worse]].
2nd Jul '17 12:48:39 PM Mr.Bubbles
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* ''Literature/FearLoathingAndGumboOnTheCampaignTrailSeventyTwo'': Under control of the Lesser Mao (Mao Tse-Tung's nephew), China becomes a totalitarian hellhole that could give North Korea and the Khmer Rouge a run for their money. After [[spoiler: the Lop Nur nuclear facility is nuked by America in retaliation for the Lesser Mao's nuking rebels in Kwangsi]], he passes several edicts. Anyone with ties to the outside world is deemed a threat and executed. That includes people with Chicken Pox, anyone who speaks a foreign language, and even anyone with a hint of literacy.

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* ''Literature/FearLoathingAndGumboOnTheCampaignTrailSeventyTwo'': Under control of the Lesser Mao (Mao Tse-Tung's nephew), China becomes a totalitarian hellhole that could give North Korea and the Khmer Rouge a run for their money. After [[spoiler: the Lop Nur nuclear facility is nuked by America in retaliation for the Lesser Mao's Mao nuking rebels in Kwangsi]], he passes several of these edicts. Anyone with ties to the outside world is deemed a threat an enemy of the revolution and executed. That includes people with Chicken Pox, anyone who speaks a foreign language, and even anyone with a hint of literacy.
2nd Jul '17 12:47:18 PM Mr.Bubbles
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* ''Literature/FearLoathingAndGumboOnTheCampaignTrailSeventyTwo'': Under control of the Lesser Mao (Mao Tse-Tung's nephew), China becomes a totalitarian hellhole that could give North Korea and the Khmer Rouge a run for their money. After [[spoiler: the Lop Nur nuclear facility is nuked by America in retaliation for the Lesser Mao's nuking rebels in Kwangsi]], he passes several edicts. Anyone with ties to the outside world is deemed a threat and executed. That includes people with Chicken Pox, anyone who speaks a foreign language, and even anyone with a hint of literacy.
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