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16th May '17 2:31:57 PM AgentS7
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* ''Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}}'': Season seven episode "Him" rehashes the plot of season two episode "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered" (a love spell gone wrong causes many women to fall blindly for the same guy, with terrible consequences), only written much, much worse. Xander even reminisces fondly about the prior event (including ''his best friend leading a mob of women and [[IfICantHaveYou trying to kill him with an axe]]'').

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* ''Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}}'': Season seven episode "Him" rehashes the plot of season two episode "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered" (a love spell gone wrong causes many women to fall blindly for the same guy, with terrible consequences), only written much, much worse.consequences). Xander even reminisces fondly about the prior event (including ''his best friend leading a mob of women and [[IfICantHaveYou trying to kill him with an axe]]'').
11th May '17 8:08:38 AM DoctorNemesis
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** It is also worth noting that in the 1980s ''Doctor Who'' would, to its general detriment, suffer from ContinuityLockout as creators began to over-rely on increasingly obscure references to episodes ten or twenty years old (which ''still'' weren't out on VHS or DVD) without making it clear what was going on for the audience members who ''didn't'' have detailed flowcharts of the show's history right in front of them at the time. Thus it can be said that Dicks had a point and that [[TropesAreTools there's a valid reason]] why the mindset behind this trope exists.

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** It is also worth noting that in the 1980s ''Doctor Who'' would, to its general detriment, suffer from ContinuityLockout as creators began to over-rely on increasingly obscure references to episodes ten or twenty years old (which ''still'' weren't out on VHS or DVD) without making it entirely clear what was going on for the audience members who ''didn't'' have detailed flowcharts of the show's history right in front of them at the time. Thus it can be said that Dicks had a point and that [[TropesAreTools there's a valid reason]] why the mindset behind this trope exists.
28th Apr '17 8:24:25 PM Pinokio
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** Following ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfCaptainAmerica'', Bucky the Winter Soldier took on the mantle of Captain America. Eventually, Steve Rogers became Captain America again.
** During ''ComicBook/{{Axis}}'', Steve Rogers ends up using his old exoskeleton as a ShoutOut to the last time he was turned into an old man, in a 1995 story line.
** Sam Wilson became the official Captain America in ''Captain America: Sam Wilson''. In ''ComicBook/NickSpencersCaptainAmerica'', Steve Rogers is back to normal and resumes being Captain America. Now both are Captain America.
18th Apr '17 1:49:06 PM IlGreven
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** Often found in ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' shorts in remakes, like Back Alley Oproar and Notes to You both featuring a gag where Sylvester the cat singing while one of the other characters is trying to sleep.

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** Often found in ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' shorts in remakes, like Back Alley Oproar and Notes to You both featuring a gag where Sylvester the cat singing while one of the other characters is trying to sleep. Others include the XylophoneGag, the shooting gallery gag (where one character takes a mischievous child character to a shooting gallery, and the kid makes it seem like the shooter is shooting the barker in the head), and the powder room gag (where Bugs throws a match into a room with gunpowder, and Sam refuses to go get it after the third time, resulting in a big kablooey).
18th Apr '17 1:42:46 PM IlGreven
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* Another popular women's feud WWE always have success with is the concept of a 'Beast vs Beauty' - featuring an intimidating BrawnHilda [[WrestlingMonster monster]] feuding with a glamorous attractive GirlyGirl (who's usually [[EveryoneLovesBlondes blonde]]). First was [[Wrestling/{{Madusa}} Alundra Blayze]] (beauty) vs Bull Nakano (beast), then Trish Stratus (beauty) vs [[Wrestling/CarleneMoore Jazz]] (beast). Wrestling/BethPhoenix did this type of feud twice in her career (though was more of an AmazonianBeauty than BrawnHilda) first against Wrestling/CandiceMichelle and later against Wrestling/KellyKelly. [[Wrestling/KiaStevens Kharma]] was clearly going to have this storyline as well but her pregnancy changed matters. In TNA they also had ODB and {{Wrestling/Jacqueline}} vs Wrestling/VelvetSky.

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* Another popular women's feud WWE always have success with is the concept of a 'Beast vs Beauty' - featuring an intimidating BrawnHilda [[WrestlingMonster monster]] feuding with a glamorous attractive GirlyGirl (who's usually [[EveryoneLovesBlondes blonde]]). First was [[Wrestling/{{Madusa}} Alundra Blayze]] (beauty) vs Bull Nakano (beast), then Trish Stratus (beauty) vs [[Wrestling/CarleneMoore Jazz]] (beast). Wrestling/BethPhoenix did this type of feud twice in her career (though was more of an AmazonianBeauty than BrawnHilda) first against Wrestling/CandiceMichelle and later against Wrestling/KellyKelly. [[Wrestling/KiaStevens Kharma]] was clearly going to have this storyline as well but her pregnancy changed matters. In TNA they also had ODB and {{Wrestling/Jacqueline}} vs Wrestling/VelvetSky. And in 2016 WWE introduced a new "beast" in Wrestling/NiaJax, going after (for the most part) Wrestling/SashaBanks and Wrestling/{{Bayley}}.
18th Apr '17 1:26:48 PM IlGreven
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* In 2003 Wrestling/BrockLesnar was in a match against Wrestling/TheBigShow for the Heavyweight Championship, one spot called for them to superplex off the second rope, which ''imploded the ring''. Fast forward to 2011 and the ''Vengeance PPV'' and the spot happens all over again, this time with Wrestling/MarkHenry and the Big Show, ''again''. Interestingly enough, Big Show was the victim of the "superplex" both times. Unlike Lesnar/Show, which was at the end of the show, Henry/Show was followed by a WWE Championship match with John Cena and Wrestling/AlbertoDelRio. It was a Last Man Standing Match, which worked out amazingly well.

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* In 2003 Wrestling/BrockLesnar was in a match against Wrestling/TheBigShow for the Heavyweight Championship, one spot called for them to superplex off the second rope, which ''imploded the ring''. Fast forward to 2011 and the ''Vengeance PPV'' and the spot happens all over again, this time with Wrestling/MarkHenry and the Big Show, ''again''. Interestingly enough, Big Show was the victim of the "superplex" both times. Unlike Lesnar/Show, which was at the end of the show, Henry/Show was followed by a WWE Championship match with John Cena and Wrestling/AlbertoDelRio. It was a Last Man Standing Match, which worked out amazingly well. And then in 2017, the same thing happened a third time, this time with Wrestling/BraunStrowman and, you guessed it, the Big Show. Interestingly enough, Big Show was the victim of the "superplex" all three times.
16th Apr '17 10:35:06 AM Etherjammer
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** Another ''Trek'' canard is the "[[EveryoneIsATomato everybody on this planet is a hologram]]" twist.

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** Another ''Trek'' canard standby is the "[[EveryoneIsATomato everybody on this planet is a hologram]]" twist.
2nd Apr '17 11:42:31 AM nombretomado
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* On ''HomeAndAway'', Martha discovered that her boyfriend was in a marriage of convenience. Surprisingly, this did not remind her of her love affair with Ash nearly three years earlier, which ended because he was married with kids and wasn't about to leave them.

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* On ''HomeAndAway'', ''Series/HomeAndAway'', Martha discovered that her boyfriend was in a marriage of convenience. Surprisingly, this did not remind her of her love affair with Ash nearly three years earlier, which ended because he was married with kids and wasn't about to leave them.
26th Mar '17 3:21:39 AM DoctorNemesis
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** It is also worth noting that in the 1980s ''Doctor Who'' would, to its overall detriment, suffer from greatly from ContinuityLockout as creators began to over-rely on increasingly obscure references to episodes ten or twenty years old (which ''still'' weren't out on VHS or DVD) without making it clear what was going on for the audience members who ''didn't'' have detailed flowcharts of the show's history right in front of them at the time. Thus it can be said that Dicks had a point and that [[TropesAreTools there's a valid reason]] why the mindset behind this trope exists.

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** It is also worth noting that in the 1980s ''Doctor Who'' would, to its overall general detriment, suffer from greatly from ContinuityLockout as creators began to over-rely on increasingly obscure references to episodes ten or twenty years old (which ''still'' weren't out on VHS or DVD) without making it clear what was going on for the audience members who ''didn't'' have detailed flowcharts of the show's history right in front of them at the time. Thus it can be said that Dicks had a point and that [[TropesAreTools there's a valid reason]] why the mindset behind this trope exists.
26th Mar '17 3:19:26 AM DoctorNemesis
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** It is also worth noting that in the 1980s ''Doctor Who'' would, to its overall detriment, suffer from greatly from ContinuityLockout as creators began to over-rely on increasingly obscure references to episodes ten or twenty years old (which ''still'' weren't out on VHS or DVD) without making it clear what was going on for the audience members who ''didn't'' have detailed flowcharts of the show's history right in front of them at the time. Thus it can be said that Dicks had a point and that [[TropesAreTool there's a valid reason]] why the mindset behind this trope exists.

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** It is also worth noting that in the 1980s ''Doctor Who'' would, to its overall detriment, suffer from greatly from ContinuityLockout as creators began to over-rely on increasingly obscure references to episodes ten or twenty years old (which ''still'' weren't out on VHS or DVD) without making it clear what was going on for the audience members who ''didn't'' have detailed flowcharts of the show's history right in front of them at the time. Thus it can be said that Dicks had a point and that [[TropesAreTool [[TropesAreTools there's a valid reason]] why the mindset behind this trope exists.
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