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28th Mar '16 3:53:46 PM Sharlee
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Overlaps quite nicely with the EvilPoacher, and is often the meal of the CardCarryingVillain. For the clothing equivalent, see FurAndLoathing.

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Overlaps quite nicely with the EvilPoacher, and is often the meal of the CardCarryingVillain. For the clothing equivalent, see FurAndLoathing.
FurAndLoathing. If the exotic animals are consumed because they get people high and/or confer special powers to the eater, that's MainliningTheMonster.
28th Mar '16 3:52:50 PM Sharlee
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* It's not unheard of for the more extreme members of Ashwood Abbey from ''HunterTheVigil'' to eat, drink the blood of, or make drugs out of supernatural creatures.

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* It's not unheard of for the more extreme members of Ashwood Abbey from ''HunterTheVigil'' to eat, drink the blood of, or [[MainliningTheMonster make drugs out of of]] supernatural creatures.
27th Mar '16 5:23:43 PM longWriter
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* The Patrician in the very first ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' book, ''Discworld/TheColourOfMagic'', dined on candied jellyfish. Strangely enough, WordOfGod says that this is actually Lord Vetinari, perhaps written by a younger and less experienced author (in later books, he eats only bread and water).
** The unnamed crazy gluttonous Patrician in ''Discworld/TheColourOfMagic'' almost exactly matches later descriptions of Mad Lord Snapcase, Vetinari's predecessor, and [[{{Fanon}} in fandom's consensus]] ''is'' Snapcase. He might've indeed been the ''original'' Pratchett's image of Vetinari, but it's evident that the character was ''heavily'' retooled for the Watch subseries. Apparently, the original fat and crazy Patrician lost the Vetinari's name and became Mad Lord Snapcase, while Vetinari became the MagnificentBastard we all know and love.
** Also, jellyfish is neither exotic (at least in some places on Earth), nor endangered. Jellyfish salad is a common ''hors d'oevre'' in Chinese cuisine, and jellyfish biomass is species-wise comparable with true fish.

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* The Patrician in the very first ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' book, ''Discworld/TheColourOfMagic'', dined on candied jellyfish. Strangely enough, WordOfGod says that this is actually Lord Vetinari, perhaps written by a younger and less experienced author (in later books, he eats only bread and water).
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The unnamed crazy gluttonous Patrician in ''Discworld/TheColourOfMagic'' dined on candied jellyfish. He almost exactly matches later descriptions of Mad Lord Snapcase, Vetinari's predecessor, and [[{{Fanon}} in fandom's consensus]] ''is'' Snapcase.Snapcase, though WordOfGod says it was Vetinari. He might've indeed been the ''original'' Pratchett's image of Vetinari, but it's evident that the character was ''heavily'' retooled for the Watch subseries. Apparently, the original fat and crazy Patrician lost the Vetinari's name and became Mad Lord Snapcase, while Vetinari became the MagnificentBastard we all know and love.
** Also,
love. [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] in this case, since jellyfish is neither not endangered, nor is it exotic (at least in some places on Earth), nor endangered. Jellyfish Earth; jellyfish salad is a common ''hors d'oevre'' in Chinese cuisine, and jellyfish biomass is species-wise comparable with true fish.
30th Sep '15 4:21:46 PM nombretomado
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* In ''OryxAndCrake'' and the companion novel The Year of the Flood, there is a restaurant called Rarity which is supposedly named that because they have the right sanitary practices to serve rare meat, but in fact have a back-room business in the meat of endangered or extinct animals.

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* In ''OryxAndCrake'' ''Literature/OryxAndCrake'' and the companion novel The Year of the Flood, there is a restaurant called Rarity which is supposedly named that because they have the right sanitary practices to serve rare meat, but in fact have a back-room business in the meat of endangered or extinct animals.
22nd Aug '15 3:08:33 PM Bicorn
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* In "Rush Limbaugh Eats Everything", part of the ''Electric Sheep Comix'' web anthology, the right wing pundit Rush Limbaugh takes up eating endangered animals in his show [[RefugeInAudacity specifically to piss off his opponents]].
30th Jul '15 7:25:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* The film ''WesternAnimation/ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'' has this as a recreational hobby [[spoiler: ''for all the world's leaders''. Queen Victoria somewhat uses this]] in an EvilerThanThou speech aimed at the Pirate Captain.
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* The film ''WesternAnimation/ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'' has this as a recreational hobby [[spoiler: ''for all the world's leaders''. Queen Victoria somewhat uses this]] in an EvilerThanThou speech aimed at the Pirate Captain.
30th Jul '15 7:25:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* One episode of the ''AceVentura'' cartoon has a VillainousGlutton who is kidnapping endangered species as part of a planned seven-course meal.

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* One episode of the ''AceVentura'' ''WesternAnimation/AceVentura'' cartoon has a VillainousGlutton who is kidnapping endangered species as part of a planned seven-course meal.



* The film ''ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'' has this as a recreational hobby [[spoiler: ''for all the world's leaders''. Queen Victoria somewhat uses this]] in an EvilerThanThou speech aimed at the Pirate Captain.
* One villain in ''TheSecretSaturdays'' only wants to eat cryptids.

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* The film ''ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'' ''WesternAnimation/ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'' has this as a recreational hobby [[spoiler: ''for all the world's leaders''. Queen Victoria somewhat uses this]] in an EvilerThanThou speech aimed at the Pirate Captain.
* One villain in ''TheSecretSaturdays'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretSaturdays'' only wants to eat cryptids.
3rd Apr '15 12:01:01 AM Roach
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* Chef Gaston Gourmand from ''WesternAnimation/WildKratts'' has made preparing this kind of food his calling - in several episodes planning to cook for the other two Big Bads Zach Varmitech and Donita Donata.
19th Mar '15 8:00:08 PM erforce
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* ''TheProtector'' has the bad guys running a restaurant with meals like this. When they served the main character's elephant as a main course, that went a bit too far. [[spoiler:[[JerkAss Sending him the bill didn't help...]]]]

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* ''TheProtector'' ''Film/TheProtector'' has the bad guys running a restaurant with meals like this. When they served the main character's elephant as a main course, that went a bit too far. [[spoiler:[[JerkAss Sending him the bill didn't help...]]]]



* From the {{Disney}} version of ''Film/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea'' comes the following:

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* From the {{Disney}} Creator/{{Disney}} version of ''Film/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea'' comes the following:



* In the original ''JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth'', it's not until the villain eats his beloved pet duck Gertrude that Hans musters enough outrage to fight the man.
* In Faces of Death IV, a Vietnamese family is shown butchering(alive) and cooking a puppy.

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* In the original ''JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth'', ''Film/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth'', it's not until the villain eats his beloved pet duck Gertrude that Hans musters enough outrage to fight the man.
* In Faces of Death IV, ''Film/FacesOfDeath IV'', a Vietnamese family is shown butchering(alive) and cooking a puppy.
16th Mar '15 10:01:46 AM nombretomado
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* On ''{{Futurama}}'', just to show how messed up the future is, some animals not considered food today, are eaten regularly, like parrots. Not dolphins though, since they're intelligent. Unless they blow all their money on lottery tickets, then it's OK.

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* On ''{{Futurama}}'', ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'', just to show how messed up the future is, some animals not considered food today, are eaten regularly, like parrots. Not dolphins though, since they're intelligent. Unless they blow all their money on lottery tickets, then it's OK.



** Of course, in the ''{{Futurama}}'' future, rats are endangered and spotted owls are pests.

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** Of course, in the ''{{Futurama}}'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' future, rats are endangered and spotted owls are pests.
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