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16th Jan '18 2:09:30 AM Cryoclaste
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* Even Creator/WilliamShakespeare [[ZerothLawOfTropeExamples uses this one]]. In ''Theatre/TitusAndronicus'', Titus' daughter Lavinia is raped by Chiron and Demetrius, with their mother's help. To get revenge, Titus kills the two brothers, bakes them into a pie, and feeds them to their unwitting mother. This is based on the Thyestes and Philomela myths mentioned above.

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* Even Creator/WilliamShakespeare [[ZerothLawOfTropeExamples [[JustForFun/ZerothLawOfTropeExamples uses this one]]. In ''Theatre/TitusAndronicus'', Titus' daughter Lavinia is raped by Chiron and Demetrius, with their mother's help. To get revenge, Titus kills the two brothers, bakes them into a pie, and feeds them to their unwitting mother. This is based on the Thyestes and Philomela myths mentioned above.
9th Jan '18 2:44:57 PM Tropemaster849
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* In the ''FanFic/AdoptedDisplaced'' story, ''Dressed To Steal'', this is revealed to be what Clockwerk did to [[VideoGame/SlyCooper Sly's father.]]
3rd Jan '18 6:04:59 PM AHI-3000
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* SapientEatSapient: Two individuals of sapient (though not necessarily human) species are smart enough to be considered people. But one person wants to eat the other anyways.
27th Dec '17 8:28:32 AM marcen12
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* [[WebVideo/TheMusicVideoShow The Music Video Show]] has turned this into a [[Main/RunningGag Running Gag]] as of season four. "Hey, Sugar. It's me."
19th Dec '17 10:14:04 AM ScroogeMacDuck
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* Ron in ''Fanfic/HarryPotterAndThePortraitOfWhatLookedLikeALargePileOfAsh'', apparently. One of the first, and most oft-quoted sentences is: "He saw Harry and immediately began to eat Hermione's family."
15th Dec '17 3:41:41 PM ComeWithMe
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* Slightly played straight with GWAR.
6th Dec '17 11:59:00 AM AHI-3000
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*** YourBrainWontBeMuchOfAMeal: Zombies want to eat someone's brain, but it's unfit for them as that person is TheDitz.

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*** YourBrainWontBeMuchOfAMeal: Zombies want to eat someone's brain, but it's unfit for them as that person is TheDitz.[[TheDitz too stupid]].
6th Dec '17 11:57:34 AM AHI-3000
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* HorrorHunger: A possessed or transformed character begins to feel hungry for other people.

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* HorrorHunger: A character who's been possessed or by (or transformed character into) a monster begins to feel hungry for other people. people.
** {{Wendigo}}: Eating human flesh will cause you to turn into a man-eating monster.



** {{Wendigo}}: Eating people will cause you to turn into a man-eating monster.
30th Nov '17 1:08:52 AM AHI-3000
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Cannibalism is considered one of the greatest taboos, so, naturally, it's become a trope. One idea which stands out is that human flesh is superficially similar to swine flesh, hence the nickname "long pig" and the phrase "eating the long pork".[[note]]It's also sometimes called "the other white meat," but it is in fact red, as all mammalian meat is.[[/note]] [[http://blog.wired.com/tableofmalcontents/2006/11/robot_identifie.html A robot designed to taste wine corroborates this idea.]] Thus, it should be delicious, which is reflected both in [[Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter's]] [[WickedCultured gourmet taste]] and in the idea in ''SweeneyTodd'' that pies with this ingredient would sell like hot cakes. Or hot pies.

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Cannibalism is considered one of the greatest taboos, so, naturally, it's become a trope. One idea which stands out is that human flesh is superficially similar to swine flesh, hence the nickname "long pig" and the phrase "eating the long pork". [[note]]It's also sometimes called "the other white meat," meat", but it is in fact red, as all mammalian meat is.[[/note]] [[http://blog.wired.com/tableofmalcontents/2006/11/robot_identifie.html A robot designed to taste wine corroborates this idea.]] idea]]. Thus, it should be delicious, which is reflected both in [[Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter's]] Franchise/HannibalLecter's [[WickedCultured gourmet taste]] tastes]], and in the idea in ''SweeneyTodd'' ''Theatre/SweeneyTodd'' that pies with this ingredient would sell like hot cakes. Or hot pies.



* VideoGame/{{Kirby}} in ''WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl'' is part [[TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter]] {{Expy}} and part {{Deconstruction}} of the normally-adorable hero.

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* VideoGame/{{Kirby}} in ''WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl'' is part [[TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter]] Franchise/HannibalLecter {{Expy}} and part {{Deconstruction}} of the normally-adorable hero.
10th Nov '17 5:02:43 PM AHI-3000
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** {{Wendigo}}: Eating people will cause turn you to turn into a man-eating monster.

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** {{Wendigo}}: Eating people will cause turn you to turn into a man-eating monster.
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