History Main / FishOutOfWater

22nd Jun '16 6:21:04 AM gewunomox
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* {{Yes}} bassist Chris Squire called his 1975 debut solo album ''Fish Out Of Water'', a multi-reference to his nickname, "Fish", his being away from Yes and as a solo artist, and his trying out different styles and instrumentations on the album from what he was used to. The cover of the album shows Chris standing inside a fish's skeleton.

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* {{Yes}} Music/{{Yes}} bassist Chris Squire called his 1975 debut solo album ''Fish Out Of Water'', a multi-reference to his nickname, "Fish", his being away from Yes and as a solo artist, and his trying out different styles and instrumentations on the album from what he was used to. The cover of the album shows Chris standing inside a fish's skeleton.
18th May '16 9:19:07 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''PhilOfTheFuture'' (The entire Diffy family)

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* ''PhilOfTheFuture'' ''Series/PhilOfTheFuture'' (The entire Diffy family)
13th May '16 9:04:37 AM Snicka
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* Happens literally in ''Disney/ChickenLittle'', with Fish-Out-Of-Water being one of the main characters. He has a sealed fish bowl full of water, just around his head. He doesn't even speak English, apparently, since everything he says is a series of bubbling noises.

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* Happens literally [[LiteralMetaphor literally]] in ''Disney/ChickenLittle'', with Fish-Out-Of-Water being one of the main characters. He has a sealed fish bowl full of water, just around his head. He doesn't even speak English, apparently, since everything he says is a series of bubbling noises.
18th Apr '16 2:34:33 PM aye_amber
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-->-- ''ComicStrip/TheBoondocks''

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-->-- ''ComicStrip/TheBoondocks''
-->--''ComicStrip/TheBoondocks''






!!There are many examples of fictional works using this as their main premise:

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!!There
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* ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic!'''s Sousuke Sagara, despite being ethnically Japanese, was raised in war-torn Afghanistan. His mission places him (and his two American squadmates) in Tokyo, where Sousuke is forced to adapt to life as a normal high school student. The spin-off series ''Anime/FullMetalPanicFumoffu'' focuses on the comedy of Sousuke's attempt to adapt to the cultural differences of life in Japan.

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* ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic!'''s ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic'''s Sousuke Sagara, despite being ethnically Japanese, was raised in war-torn Afghanistan. His mission places him (and his two American squadmates) in Tokyo, where Sousuke is forced to adapt to life as a normal high school student. The spin-off series ''Anime/FullMetalPanicFumoffu'' focuses on the comedy of Sousuke's attempt to adapt to the cultural differences of life in Japan.



* ''ShinryakuIkaMusume'' features a literal [[strike: fish]] squid out of water as the title character.

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* ''ShinryakuIkaMusume'' ''Manga/ShinryakuIkaMusume'' features a literal [[strike: fish]] squid out of water as the title character.
11th Apr '16 10:18:37 PM Pichu-kun
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* This is the basic premise of ComicStrip/TheBoondocks comic strip, as it revolves around two black kids from Chicago being forced to move to an affluent, predominately-white suburb.

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* This is the basic premise of ComicStrip/TheBoondocks ''ComicStrip/TheBoondocks'' comic strip, as it revolves around two black kids from Chicago being forced to move to an affluent, predominately-white suburb.



* Franchise/WonderWoman in ''WebOriginal/DCSuperheroGirls'' is a NewTransferStudent from Themyscira. She doesn't understand certain things such as American slang or how she mistook [[ComicBook/GreenLantern Hal Jordan]] trying to shake her hand for him wanting to spar.

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* Franchise/WonderWoman in ''WebOriginal/DCSuperheroGirls'' ''WebAnimation/DCSuperheroGirls'' is a NewTransferStudent from Themyscira. She doesn't understand certain things such as American slang or how she mistook [[ComicBook/GreenLantern Hal Jordan]] trying to shake her hand for him wanting to spar.
11th Apr '16 9:42:22 PM Pichu-kun
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* Franchise/WonderWoman in ''WebOriginal/DCSuperheroGirls'' is a NewTransferStudent from Themyscira. She doesn't understand certain things such as American slang or how she mistook [[ComicBook/GreenLantern Hal Jordan]] trying to shake her hand for him wanting to spar.
29th Mar '16 7:23:52 PM Galacton
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* EscapedFromTheLab
19th Mar '16 11:08:34 AM MetaFour
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* Music/DanielAmos's album ''Music/VoxHumana'' was (partly) about feeling very out-of-place in America in TheEighties.
** “As the World Turns” describes being an outsider in the spiritual sense:
-->And I never get comfort in the earth or sky\\
It’s my belief they’re not my home\\
The world spins one way, but I go another\\
Against the grain, one often stands alone
** The liner notes include a short story where the narrator realizes:
-->I concluded, and retain this belief even now, that the only ultimate disaster that can befall a man is to feel at home here on earth.
13th Mar '16 2:27:57 PM MatGreenfield
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* ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' involves our hero, Arthur Dent, being whisked away from his cozy existence and forced to deal with an insane and slightly larger galaxy than he'd previously known with the help of Ford Prefect.



2nd Mar '16 9:10:56 PM MaxwellDaring
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* ''Literature/ASymphonyOfEternity'' Has Metternich,who didn't go to military school, was forced to join the navy and is repusled and disgusted by the military life, in spite of this or maybe because of that he curently is one of the most feared and effective sailors the Empire has.


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* ''Literature/ASymphonyOfEternity'' Has Metternich,who didn't go to military school, was forced to join the navy and is repusled and disgusted by the military life, in spite of this or maybe because of that he curently is one of the most feared and effective sailors the Empire has.
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