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6th May '18 9:22:04 AM nombretomado
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** Cavey seemed either reasonably used to most of the 20th century items he encountered (despite a propensity toward trying to eat half of it), or possessed his own Stone Age equivalents of modern tech. In one episode, Cavey made use of one of his club's functions, a firefly-powered "world's first x-ray" beam. Post-"Teen Angels" appearances of Cavey might {{Handwave}} this by showing him as having lived during [[TheFlintstones the Flintstones']] 20th century-like Stone Age.

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** Cavey seemed either reasonably used to most of the 20th century items he encountered (despite a propensity toward trying to eat half of it), or possessed his own Stone Age equivalents of modern tech. In one episode, Cavey made use of one of his club's functions, a firefly-powered "world's first x-ray" beam. Post-"Teen Angels" appearances of Cavey might {{Handwave}} this by showing him as having lived during [[TheFlintstones [[WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones the Flintstones']] 20th century-like Stone Age.
22nd Apr '18 9:39:33 AM KidDynamite
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* The page image comes from the Disney movie, ''Film/UnidentifiedFlyingOddball'', where an astronaut winds up in the time of King Arthur.
22nd Apr '18 9:36:10 AM KidDynamite
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* ''Series/BuckRogersInTheTwentyFifthCentury'':
** The titular character is frozen in space and then revived 500 years later. [[LikeADuckTakesToWater He doesn't seem to have very much trouble adapting to the future]], though.
** Not only does he not have a hard time adapting to the future, but he revels in his ability to make inside jokes that only he (and the audience) understands. Additionally, his training as a pilot and an astronaut make him the perfect person to fight intergalactic crime in the future.
** The movie was released in 1979, but the plot has Buck leaving Earth in 1987, which makes it seem a little odd when Buck gets everyone in the future to dance to disco music. Which just means that Buck is really a DiscoDan.
** Similarly, the character Hieronymous Fox (played by Gary Coleman) is from the same era as Buck.


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* ''Series/{{Timeless}}'' is centered on this trope, but in one episode, it gets inverted when the team brings Creator/JohnFKennedy into the future.
14th Mar '18 7:32:41 AM LittleDancerGirl
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** In yet another Voyager episode, "Future's End", Tom Paris thinks he can avert this trope due to his familiarity with 20th Century Earth. Unfortunately, he hasn't quite got it down to the decade, causing him to play this trope straight.
6th Mar '18 4:14:30 AM MagiMecha
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** This happens again in the 2017 relaunch as Gert is pulled two years into the future from the point of her death
20th Feb '18 12:33:47 AM CountDorku
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--->'''Scotty:''' (in-character as a man from Edinburgh) I've come millions of miles -\\
'''[=McCoy=]:''' (sotto voce) ''Thousands'')\\
'''Scotty:''' ''[[VerbalBackspace Thousands]]'' of miles...
10th Feb '18 10:34:02 AM TheSinful
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* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8501689/1/The-Havoc-side-of-the-Force The Havoc Side of the Force]]'' manages to put someone from the present into the past and future a the same time. Literature/HarryPotter [[spoiler:and a Bellatrix possessed Pansy]] ends up in a [[Franchise/StarWars galaxy far, far away]] due to a combination of a time-time turner being used at the same time and place as a portkey activating and a magic ritual being interrupted. While technology is ''far'' more advanced, Harry still eventually learns that the universe is far younger than he's used to it being when Anakin points out that if Harry's years are what he says they are, then his math is ''way'' off to think the universe is over 14 billion years old.
7th Feb '18 4:15:07 AM Divra
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*** It all works out in the end; Lee eventually ends up running a psychiatric hospital and halfway house for those afflicted with worse culture shock than him.
3rd Feb '18 1:27:16 PM nombretomado
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* ComicBook/JonahHex becomes this after being tossed through time to present-day Gotham City in the New52 ''All Star Western''. Amongst the shocks he experiences are that colored folk are allowed to be peace officers, and that you cannot walk through city streets with six-guns strapped to your hips.

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* ComicBook/JonahHex becomes this after being tossed through time to present-day Gotham City in the New52 ComicBook/New52 ''All Star Western''. Amongst the shocks he experiences are that colored folk are allowed to be peace officers, and that you cannot walk through city streets with six-guns strapped to your hips.
2nd Feb '18 12:06:28 AM lillolillo
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* In ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'' fanfic ''[[http://members.tripod.com/Dark_Mark/darkmark1.htm Hellsister Trilogy]]'', Kara Zor-El's boyfriend and member of the 31st century super-team ComicBook/{{Legion Of Super-Heroes}} Dev-Em doesn't like to go back in time to visit Kara. As far as he is concerned, 21st century Earth is primitive and he can't manage to fit in.

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* In ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'' fanfic ''[[http://members.tripod.com/Dark_Mark/darkmark1.htm Hellsister Trilogy]]'', ''Fanfic/HellsisterTrilogy'', Kara Zor-El's boyfriend and member of the 31st century super-team ComicBook/{{Legion Of Super-Heroes}} Dev-Em doesn't like to go back in time to visit Kara. As far as he is concerned, 21st century Earth is primitive and he can't manage to fit in.
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