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19th May '16 9:40:00 PM Dee_Dee
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*** Wait! Just kidding! Post ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'' the X-Men and mutant kind are right back to where they were post House of M with the current M-Pox story line. Many fans have begun to loose patience with Marvel as this story comes less than a decade after AVX and suspiciously coincides with [[{{ScrewedByTheNetwork}} Marvel's current movie rights dispute with 20th Century Fox]] .

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*** Wait! Just kidding! Post ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'' the X-Men and mutant kind are right back to where they were post House of M with the current M-Pox story line. Many fans have begun to loose patience with Marvel as this story comes less than a decade five years after AVX and suspiciously coincides with [[{{ScrewedByTheNetwork}} Marvel's current movie rights dispute with 20th Century Fox]] .
19th May '16 8:42:36 PM Dee_Dee
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**** Wait! Just kidding! Post ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'' the X-Men and mutant kind are right back to where they were post House of M with the current M-Pox story line. Many fans have begun to loose patience with Marvel as this story comes less than a decade after AVX and suspiciously coincides with [[{{ScrewedByTheNetwork}} Marvel's current movie rights dispute with 20th Century Fox]] .
19th May '16 10:27:48 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Sometimes happens on ''{{QI}}''. If watching the show from the beginning, you will occasionally hear the same joke twice (''not'' as a RunningGag), or hear a question based on something that was already discussed at length in a previous episode.

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* Sometimes happens on ''{{QI}}''.''Series/{{QI}}''. If watching the show from the beginning, you will occasionally hear the same joke twice (''not'' as a RunningGag), or hear a question based on something that was already discussed at length in a previous episode.
8th May '16 11:31:28 AM nombretomado
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** This is similar to many studios only commissioning 65 episodes for its kids', tween, early and late teen shows. It takes a monumental push by fans to get more of the same show instead of using the same 65 scripts for the next one they churn out. This was a pretty big issue in the mid 2000s where the hugely popular LizzieMcGuire ended at 65 episodes in just 2 seasons and WesternAnimation/KimPossible needed an obscure contract from a German television station to get a 4th season. HannahMontana and WizardsOfWaverlyPlace have over 85 and TheSuiteLifeOnDeck has over 100 when you count both series.

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** This is similar to many studios only commissioning 65 episodes for its kids', tween, early and late teen shows. It takes a monumental push by fans to get more of the same show instead of using the same 65 scripts for the next one they churn out. This was a pretty big issue in the mid 2000s where the hugely popular LizzieMcGuire Series/LizzieMcGuire ended at 65 episodes in just 2 seasons and WesternAnimation/KimPossible needed an obscure contract from a German television station to get a 4th season. HannahMontana Series/HannahMontana and WizardsOfWaverlyPlace Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace have over 85 and TheSuiteLifeOnDeck Series/TheSuiteLifeOnDeck has over 100 when you count both series.



* Parodied on ''HaveIGotNewsForYou'': an episode had UsefulNotes/BorisJohnson and Janet Street-Porter as guests, then the following year they both happened to be booked the same week again. Angus Deayton lampshaded this by joking that due to a legal loophole, it was cheaper for the BBC to film the same episode over again rather than just repeat it.

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* Parodied on ''HaveIGotNewsForYou'': ''Series/HaveIGotNewsForYou'': an episode had UsefulNotes/BorisJohnson and Janet Street-Porter as guests, then the following year they both happened to be booked the same week again. Angus Deayton lampshaded this by joking that due to a legal loophole, it was cheaper for the BBC to film the same episode over again rather than just repeat it.
16th Apr '16 2:48:08 PM comicwriter
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** The Titanium Ranger's arc from ''Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue'' (2000) is very similar to the Green Ranger's from ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' (1993), right down to the plot point about the new Ranger having to be careful about Morphing.
6th Apr '16 6:58:46 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* 1995, Wrestling/MickFoley turns heel in Wrestling/{{ECW}} and tries to lure Wrestling/TommyDreamer to the safer environment of Wrestling/{{WCW}}. 2005, Wrestling/MickFoley turns heel in Wrestling/RingOfHonor and tries to lure Wrestling/SamoaJoe to the higher paying pastures of WWE.
22nd Feb '16 11:28:39 AM euan112358
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** Dinosaur-themed: ''Series/KyoryuSentaiZyuranger'' (1992) -> 11 years -> ''Series/BakuryuuSentaiAbaranger'' (2003) -> 10 years -> ''Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger'' (2013)

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** Dinosaur-themed: [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs Dinosaur-themed]]: ''Series/KyoryuSentaiZyuranger'' (1992) -> 11 years -> ''Series/BakuryuuSentaiAbaranger'' (2003) -> 10 years -> ''Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger'' (2013)


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** [[AnimalMotif Animal-themed:]] ''Series/TaiyouSentaiSunVulcan'' (1981) -> 7 years -> ''Series/ChoujuuSentaiLiveman'' (1988) -> 10 years -> ''Series/SeijuuSentaiGingaman'' (1998) -> 3 years -> ''Series/HyakujuuSentaiGaoranger'' (2001) -> 6 years -> ''Series/JukenSentaiGekiranger'' (2007) -> 9 years -> ''Series/DoubutsuSentaiZyuohger'' (2016)
7th Feb '16 3:16:05 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* The Four Horsemen first formed in 1986 with Wrestling/RicFlair, Wrestling/ArnAnderson, Ole Anderson, and Tully Blanchard, and at one time held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/nwa/world/nwa-h.html NWA World Heavyweight Title]], the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/midatlantic/nwa/ma-nwa-t.html NWA World (Mid-Atlantic, the only recognized version by that point) Tag Team Titles]], and the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-tv.html NWA World Television Title]]. They went through a few different lineups on and off until RealLife PointyHairedBoss Jim Herd fired Flair from Wrestling/{{WCW}} before the infamous ''WCW Great American Bash 1991'' [=PPV=]. There was a brief reformation in 1993, but the group didn't really come together full force until Flair turned on Wrestling/{{Sting}} during their match against Arn Anderson and Wrestling/BrianPillman at ''WCW Halloween Havoc 1995'', October 30, 1995, and the introduction of Wrestling/ChrisBenoit as the fourth member the next night on ''Wrestling/WCWMondayNitro''. Pillman left after a WorkedShoot with [[Wrestling/KevinSullivan "The Taskmaster" Kevin Sullivan]] at ''WCW [=SuperBrawl=] VI'', intended to put over Pillman's "Loose Cannon" persona, in February 1996. Former [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Chicago Bears football player]] turned color-commentator Steve "Mongo" [=McMichael=] was added in his ''in-ring debut'' when he turned on his partner, fellow football player Kevin Greene, in their match with Flair and Arn at ''WCW Great American Bash 96.'' Wrestling/JeffJarrett was added in October 1996, and Arn had his last match at the start of 1997, declaring his retirement on the August 25, 1997 ''Nitro'', with Wrestling/CurtHennig accepting Arn's "spot" in the group. Hennig turned on the Horsemen in the [[GimmickMatches War Games]] match against the [[Wrestling/NewWorldOrder NWO]] (Wrestling/KevinNash[=/=]Syxx [=Sean Waltman=][=/=]Wrestling/{{Konnan}}[=/=]Buff Bagwell) at ''WCW Fall Brawl'', September 14, 1997, shutting the group down for a year. Then RealLife {{Jerkass}} BadBoss Wrestling/EricBischoff sued Flair after Flair had no-shown a taping of ''WCW Thunder'' in April 1998. Flair returned on the September 14 ''Nitro,'' as Arn and long-time Horsemen manager JJ Dillon introduced the new lineup of the Horsemen: Benoit, [=McMichael=], Wrestling/DeanMalenko (who had been pushing Arn for months to reform the group) and Flair. [=McMichael=] left quietly in early 1999, and the group dissolved in the middle of the year.

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* The Four Horsemen Wrestling/TheFourHorsemen first formed in 1986 with Wrestling/RicFlair, Wrestling/ArnAnderson, Ole Anderson, and Tully Blanchard, and at one time held the Wrestling/{{N|ationalWrestlingAlliance}}WA [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/nwa/world/nwa-h.html NWA World Heavyweight Title]], the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/midatlantic/nwa/ma-nwa-t.html NWA World (Mid-Atlantic, the only recognized version by that point) Tag Team Titles]], and the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-tv.html NWA World Television Title]]. They went through a few different lineups on and off until RealLife PointyHairedBoss Jim Herd fired Flair from Wrestling/{{WCW}} before the infamous ''WCW Great American Bash 1991'' [=PPV=]. There was a brief reformation in 1993, but the group didn't really come together full force until Flair turned on Wrestling/{{Sting}} during their match against Arn Anderson and Wrestling/BrianPillman at ''WCW Halloween Havoc 1995'', October 30, 1995, and the introduction of Wrestling/ChrisBenoit as the fourth member the next night on ''Wrestling/WCWMondayNitro''. Pillman left after a WorkedShoot with [[Wrestling/KevinSullivan "The Taskmaster" Kevin Sullivan]] at ''WCW [=SuperBrawl=] VI'', intended to put over Pillman's "Loose Cannon" persona, in February 1996. Former [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Chicago Bears football player]] turned color-commentator Steve "Mongo" [=McMichael=] was added in his ''in-ring debut'' when he turned on his partner, fellow football player Kevin Greene, in their match with Flair and Arn at ''WCW Great American Bash 96.'' Wrestling/JeffJarrett was added in October 1996, and Arn had his last match at the start of 1997, declaring his retirement on the August 25, 1997 ''Nitro'', with Wrestling/CurtHennig accepting Arn's "spot" in the group. Hennig turned on the Horsemen in the [[GimmickMatches War Games]] match against the [[Wrestling/NewWorldOrder NWO]] (Wrestling/KevinNash[=/=]Syxx [=Sean Waltman=][=/=]Wrestling/{{Konnan}}[=/=]Buff Bagwell) at ''WCW Fall Brawl'', September 14, 1997, shutting the group down for a year. Then RealLife {{Jerkass}} BadBoss Wrestling/EricBischoff sued Flair after Flair had no-shown a taping of ''WCW Thunder'' in April 1998. Flair returned on the September 14 ''Nitro,'' as Arn and long-time Horsemen manager JJ Dillon introduced the new lineup of the Horsemen: Benoit, [=McMichael=], Wrestling/DeanMalenko (who had been pushing Arn for months to reform the group) and Flair. [=McMichael=] left quietly in early 1999, and the group dissolved in the middle of the year.
7th Feb '16 3:05:06 PM nombretomado
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* During TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation, this trope was employed partly due to the fact that movie theaters wouldn't rerun older cartoons anyway, particularly if they were from the black and white era once Technicolor became the standard. So plots could be re-used after enough years had gone by. The ''ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}'' series was particularly guilty of this, once FamousStudios took over.

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* During TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation, UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation, this trope was employed partly due to the fact that movie theaters wouldn't rerun older cartoons anyway, particularly if they were from the black and white era once Technicolor became the standard. So plots could be re-used after enough years had gone by. The ''ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}'' series was particularly guilty of this, once FamousStudios took over.
4th Feb '16 1:06:24 PM Quanyails
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*** Cartoons of comics are even worse about this, but at least have an excuse. They can simply say that they are trying to popularize a comic to a younger generation by making a new series. Hence, ''WesternAnimation/XMen'' is followed by ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'' and ''WesternAnimation/WolverineAndTheXMen'', ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' by ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' (which at least makes an ''attempt'' to do a new plotline), ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'', ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', and ''WesternAnimation/BewareTheBatman'', as well as the various Justice League/Superman incarnations.
*** The main reason this happens is the 21st century superhero movie boom. Companies like to have [[AnimatedAdaptation cartoons to cash-in on the hype]] every time a new superhero film comes out, which leads to characters getting multiple TV shows in the span of a few years (''The Batman'' was launched after ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBegins'', ''Brave and the Bold'' after ''Film/TheDarkKnight'', and ''Beware'' after ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'').

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*** ** Cartoons of comics are even worse about this, but at least have an excuse. They can simply say that they are trying to popularize a comic to a younger generation by making a new series. Hence, ''WesternAnimation/XMen'' is followed by ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'' and ''WesternAnimation/WolverineAndTheXMen'', ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' by ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' (which at least makes an ''attempt'' to do a new plotline), ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'', ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', and ''WesternAnimation/BewareTheBatman'', as well as the various Justice League/Superman incarnations.
*** ** The main reason this happens is the 21st century superhero movie boom. Companies like to have [[AnimatedAdaptation cartoons to cash-in on the hype]] every time a new superhero film comes out, which leads to characters getting multiple TV shows in the span of a few years (''The Batman'' was launched after ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBegins'', ''Brave and the Bold'' after ''Film/TheDarkKnight'', and ''Beware'' after ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'').
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