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15th Jan '17 3:49:10 AM TheBushranger
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[[caption-width-right:290:Not from an episode of ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken''.]]
11th Jan '17 11:22:16 AM ZePappyPawtrol
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* The Hindu god Ganesha, who is a plump BigEater, rides around on a rat.
* According to Christian scriptures, Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday riding a donkey.
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* ''Series/TheThundermans'': In the episode "On the Straight Arrow", Billy and Nora disguise themselves as Oscar the gardener. [[SuperStrongChild Despite being the smaller one, Nora was the legs]].


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[[folder:Mythology]]
* The Hindu god Ganesha, who is a plump BigEater, rides around on a rat.
* According to Christian scriptures, Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday riding a donkey.
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11th Jan '17 8:14:14 AM DracoKanji
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* An odd example born of GameplayAndStorySegregation: some very small Franchise/{{Pokemon}} can be taught the [=HMs=] Fly and Surf, then be used as flying and swimming mounts. Which leads to some... interesting imagery. Generation III onward ignores the visual ramifications of this trope: when used, Fly and Surf are shown as generic large birds and whales (the former resembling Swellow, the latter Wailmer) carrying the player, with the actual specific {{mon}} not shown.

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* An odd example born of GameplayAndStorySegregation: some very small Franchise/{{Pokemon}} can be taught the [=HMs=] Fly and Surf, then be used as flying and swimming mounts. Which leads to some... interesting imagery. Generation III onward ignores the visual ramifications of this trope: when used, Fly and Surf are shown as generic large birds and whales (the former resembling Swellow, the latter Wailmer) carrying the player, with the actual specific {{mon}} not shown. Gen VI shows specific ones like Lapras with their full models, but most use the generic models. Gen VII finally averts it by replacing [=HMs=] with Ride Pokémon, which are all specific species and reasonably sized compared to the player.
11th Jan '17 8:06:30 AM DracoKanji
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* ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy1'', on one of its narrative asides, mentions that back when their home planet was still inhabitable, the Vogons would ride a sort of gazelle-like creatures for entertainment. The Vogons are huge, monstrous things and the gazelles were small and sleek, meaning that sitting on one would break its back and kill it... but the Vogons sat on them anyway (not surprisingly, since they're supposed to represent everything daft and stubborn about humankind).

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* ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy1'', on one of its narrative asides, mentions that back when their home planet was still inhabitable, the Vogons would ride sit on a sort of gazelle-like creatures for entertainment. The Vogons are huge, monstrous things and the gazelles were small and sleek, meaning that sitting on one would break its back and kill it... but the Vogons sat on them anyway (not surprisingly, since they're supposed to represent everything daft and stubborn about humankind).
9th Nov '16 7:44:59 AM Sleeping_Beauty
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** In the cancelled spinoff ''Donkey Kong Racing'', this was true of many of the mounts, since you could ride on absolutely tiny versions of Rambi and enemies like Zingers. To see Taj (an absolutely massive blue elephant genie) riding a bee looks almost ridiculous. See [[http://www.mariowiki.com/Donkey_Kong_Racing here]].

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** In the cancelled spinoff ''Donkey Kong Racing'', this was true of many of the mounts, since you could ride on absolutely tiny versions of Rambi and enemies like Zingers. To see Taj (an absolutely massive blue elephant genie) riding a bee wasp looks almost ridiculous. See [[http://www.mariowiki.com/Donkey_Kong_Racing here]].
6th Oct '16 9:10:23 PM Lightning4119
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* Downplayed in ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' in "Frontierland," where Sam rides off at one point to go get help. It's not a particularly large difference - and the mount is a fair size - but Sam is played by the 6'4" Jared Padalecki, so he's about as big as his ride.
14th Sep '16 5:34:52 PM ShinyCottonCandy
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* There's always the [[http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/transportation/blogs/shriner-cars-whos-got-the-hidden-history Shriners and there little cars]][[/folder]]

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* There's always the [[http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/transportation/blogs/shriner-cars-whos-got-the-hidden-history Shriners and there their little cars]][[/folder]]
8th Sep '16 4:31:56 AM Sleeping_Beauty
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** In the cancelled spinoff ''Donkey Kong Racing'', this was true of many of the mounts, since you could ride on absolutely tiny versions of Rambi and enemies like Zingers. To see Taj (an absolutely massive blue elephant genie) riding a wasp looks almost ridiculous. See [[http://www.mariowiki.com/Donkey_Kong_Racing here]].

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** In the cancelled spinoff ''Donkey Kong Racing'', this was true of many of the mounts, since you could ride on absolutely tiny versions of Rambi and enemies like Zingers. To see Taj (an absolutely massive blue elephant genie) riding a wasp bee looks almost ridiculous. See [[http://www.mariowiki.com/Donkey_Kong_Racing here]].
16th Jun '16 4:48:58 AM erforce
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** The prime example is ''Donkey Kong Country 3'', where Dixie is giving Kiddie a piggyback ride; appropriately, this causes her to slow down and not jump as high.
** In the cancelled spinoff Donkey Kong Racing, this was true of many of the mounts, since you could ride on absolutely tiny versions of Rambi and enemies like Zingers. To see Taj (an absolutely massive blue elephant genie) riding a wasp looks almost ridiculous. See [[http://www.mariowiki.com/Donkey_Kong_Racing here]].

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** The prime example is ''Donkey Kong Country 3'', ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry3DixieKongsDoubleTrouble'', where Dixie is giving Kiddie a piggyback ride; appropriately, this causes her to slow down and not jump as high.
** In the cancelled spinoff Donkey ''Donkey Kong Racing, Racing'', this was true of many of the mounts, since you could ride on absolutely tiny versions of Rambi and enemies like Zingers. To see Taj (an absolutely massive blue elephant genie) riding a wasp looks almost ridiculous. See [[http://www.mariowiki.com/Donkey_Kong_Racing here]].
14th Jun '16 11:36:58 AM MadCat221
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* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', Holfgeir Horse-Crusher, the stablemaster for Riften, got his dubious sobriquet after breaking the back of a small horse after drinking a bit too much.
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