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21st Sep '17 10:28:47 AM GoblinCipher
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* Shows about ''{{Otaku}}'' will sometimes have fictional versions of the Comic Marker/Comiket convention in Tokyo. In ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}'' this is Comic Festival/Comifes, and in ''Videogame/ComicParty'' this is Comic Party/Comipa.

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* Shows about ''{{Otaku}}'' {{Otaku}} will sometimes have fictional versions of the Comic Marker/Comiket convention in Tokyo. In ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}'' this is Comic Festival/Comifes, and in ''Videogame/ComicParty'' this is Comic Party/Comipa.
12th Sep '17 2:41:35 PM DaibhidC
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* In ''Film/MuppetsMostWanted'', the trail of Thomas Blood involves finding artefacts at the National Treasure Museum, Berlin (for Berlin State Museums), the Irish National Bank, Dublin (for the Bank of Ireland[[note]]The bank originally called the Northern Bank and now Danske Bank was called the National Irish Bank between 1987 and 2012, but Dublin's oldest extant bank and former government bank fits the story better[[/note]]), but for some reason the actual Prado Museum in Madrid.

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* In ''Film/MuppetsMostWanted'', the trail of Thomas Blood involves finding artefacts at the National Treasure Museum, Berlin (for Berlin State Museums), the Irish National Bank, Dublin (for the Bank of Ireland[[note]]The bank originally called the Northern Bank and now Danske Bank was called the National Irish Bank between 1987 and 2012, but Dublin's oldest extant bank and former government bank fits the story better[[/note]]), but for some reason the actual Prado Museum in Museum, Madrid.
12th Sep '17 2:41:01 PM DaibhidC
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* In ''Film/MuppetsMostWanted'', the trail of Thomas Blood involves finding artefacts at the National Treasure Museum, Berlin (for Berlin State Museums), the Irish National Bank, Dublin (for the Bank of Ireland[[note]]The bank originally called the Northern Bank and now Danske Bank was called the National Irish Bank between 1987 and 2012, but Dublin's oldest extant bank and former government bank fits the story better[[/note]]), but for some reason the actual Prado Museum in Madrid.
27th Aug '17 3:20:32 PM sorin255
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* ''Series/{{Chuck}}'' : "Buy More" is Best Buy (though they actually originally filmed at a CompUSA), and "Orange Orange" is Red Mago or Pinkberry.

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* ''Series/{{Chuck}}'' : "Buy More" is Best Buy (though they actually originally filmed at a CompUSA), and "Orange Orange" is Red Mago or Pinkberry. "Large Mart" is Costco, despite the latter having its name dropped in at least one episode.
21st Aug '17 6:44:10 AM CosmicFerret
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* In ''TheBerenstainBears'' cartoon series, little Sister Bear and her pals are routinely seen playing with 'Bearbie' dolls, whose inspiration is obvious (to the point of gentle parody, as in the Golden-Furred Bearbie).

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* In ''TheBerenstainBears'' ''WesternAnimation/TheBerenstainBears'' cartoon series, little Sister Bear and her pals are routinely seen playing with 'Bearbie' dolls, whose inspiration is obvious (to the point of gentle parody, as in the Golden-Furred Bearbie).
28th Jul '17 3:52:33 PM rva98014
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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' has several of these, such as Mousey's, Targoat, and DNKY (whose mascot is a donkey).

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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' has several many of these, such these which overlap with PunnyName as they all play off animal puns. Some examples include Mousey's, Targoat, and DNKY (whose mascot is a donkey).
26th Jul '17 3:00:55 AM VampireBuddha
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* In ''Series/SonsOfAnarchy'', the Sons are the fictional counterpart to the Hells Angels, the Mayans are counterparts to the Bandidos and the Niners are combined counterparts to both the Crips and the Bloods.

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* In ''Series/SonsOfAnarchy'', the Sons are the fictional counterpart to the Hells Angels, the Mayans are counterparts to the Bandidos and Bandidos, the Niners are combined counterparts to both the Crips and the Bloods.Bloods, and the League of American Nationalists are counterparts to the Aryan Brotherhood.
25th Jul '17 10:58:13 PM jamespolk
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* 1928 film ''Film/TheMatingCall'' has as bad guys TheKlan, but they're not the Klan, they're "The Order" and they wear ''black'' robes. (They do burn crosses.) The Klan was horrifyingly powerful in 1928.
16th Jul '17 9:30:33 AM nombretomado
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** Meanwhile councilman Tarrlok, with his anti-non-bender policies and borderline police state, represent the fascist regimes and far-right movements that were growing in Europe and the USA at the time as a response to Communism, which much of the West saw as a friendly buffer against the nascent Soviet Union prior to WW2. Much like them, he has the support of most of the council and the Avatar until they realise just how far he's going.

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** Meanwhile councilman Tarrlok, with his anti-non-bender policies and borderline police state, represent the fascist regimes and far-right movements that were growing in Europe and the USA at the time as a response to Communism, which much of the West saw as a friendly buffer against the nascent Soviet Union prior to WW2.[=WW2=]. Much like them, he has the support of most of the council and the Avatar until they realise just how far he's going.
29th May '17 12:15:27 PM AmethystLeslie
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