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13th Sep '17 5:27:57 PM DastardlyDemolition
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* The Mecha-Streisand episode of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.

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* The Mecha-Streisand Mecha-Streisand, Barbra Streisand's [[Franchise/{{Godzilla}} Mecha-Godzilla]]-[[CaptainErsatz esque]] form, in ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''. She shows up in episode of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.12 "Mecha-Streisand" before vanishing for years... until episodes "200" and "201" a full 12 years later (1998 to 2010).



** When Peter becomes the producer of Lois' directorial debut of ''Theatre/TheKingAndI'', Peter drives Lois so insane that she just gives him the director's seat out of frustration, and he eventually writes the role of Anna into ''a (male) sword-welding mecha'' when the previous actress drops out.

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** When Peter becomes the producer of Lois' directorial debut of ''Theatre/TheKingAndI'', Peter drives Lois so insane that she just gives him the director's seat out of frustration, and he eventually writes the role of Anna into A.N.N.A, Automoton Nuclear Neo-humanoid Android, ''a (male) sword-welding mecha'' when the previous actress drops out.
22nd Aug '17 1:23:23 PM Skyblade743
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*''ComicBook/{{BIONICLE}}'' takes this to the logical extreme in ''Stars'': one robot is 27 million feet tall and the other one is 40,000,000 feet tall and contains [[spoiler: the ''entire Matoran Universe'']].
7th Jun '17 7:16:24 PM nombretomado
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* The WhateleyUniverse is arguably one of the settings where despite the best efforts of human and mutant engineers, giant mecha canonically just plain don't ''work''. (Power armor exists, but is much more to human scale.) And yet, during the big Halloween 2006 battle, perpetual school project Tiny Tim gets a personal CrowningMomentOfAwesome once it's been brought to the surface -- not under its own power, mind -- by demonstrating that while it may not be able to walk worth a damn, at least some of its ''guns'' are quite operational...

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* The WhateleyUniverse Literature/WhateleyUniverse is arguably one of the settings where despite the best efforts of human and mutant engineers, giant mecha canonically just plain don't ''work''. (Power armor exists, but is much more to human scale.) And yet, during the big Halloween 2006 battle, perpetual school project Tiny Tim gets a personal CrowningMomentOfAwesome once it's been brought to the surface -- not under its own power, mind -- by demonstrating that while it may not be able to walk worth a damn, at least some of its ''guns'' are quite operational...
6th Apr '17 8:22:49 AM Asvarduil
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* According to [[https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/04/mega-bots-kuratas-battle-august/ Ars Technica]], a real life showdown between the American MegaBots Mk.III, and a Japanese Kuratas, is scheduled for August 2017.
18th Mar '17 7:23:18 PM Rhodes7
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* The ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "Back to the Barn." has two characters, Pearl and Peridot, settle who is the best engineer by building, competing in, and finally fighting in two mecha.
2nd Feb '17 12:42:19 PM MiddleEighth
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*Theecat's six robotic horses combine into the mecha Lord Equus to combat Paul in ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World''. It successfully kicks Paul across Boidan Valley. However, not long after that John sinks the thing deep into the ground. So much for awesome.
26th Jan '17 8:01:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Starcraft}}: The Goliath (and to a lesser extent the Dragoon) could've been a more normal tank-type vehicle, but that wouldn't have been [[RuleOfCool nearly cool enough]]. [[VideoGame/StarcraftII The sequel]] [[UpToEleven adds even more]].

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* {{Starcraft}}: ''VideoGame/{{Starcraft}}'': The Goliath (and to a lesser extent the Dragoon) could've been a more normal tank-type vehicle, but that wouldn't have been [[RuleOfCool nearly cool enough]]. [[VideoGame/StarcraftII The sequel]] [[UpToEleven adds even more]].
21st Jan '17 3:24:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* Welcome to ''WildARMs'', an RPG based on the wild west complete with horses and steam-powered locomotives. Your Chocobo for the game is a 30-foot tall, ancient, walking death-machine. Enjoy!
* In ''HenryHatsworthInThePuzzlingAdventure'', the titular hero summons a steam-powered robot through the ancient, mystical ritual... of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJzpLAOXMfY Tea Time]].

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* Welcome to ''WildARMs'', ''VideoGame/WildARMs'', an RPG based on the wild west complete with horses and steam-powered locomotives. Your Chocobo for the game is a 30-foot tall, ancient, walking death-machine. Enjoy!
* In ''HenryHatsworthInThePuzzlingAdventure'', ''VideoGame/HenryHatsworthInThePuzzlingAdventure'', the titular hero summons a steam-powered robot through the ancient, mystical ritual... of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJzpLAOXMfY Tea Time]].
25th Oct '16 8:27:23 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' and ''Franchise/PowerRangers''. Let's face it, they don't ''need'' to include the MakeMyMonsterGrow part every episode, but nobody's really complaining about the giant robots the Rangers pull out in response. The first two Sentai series, ''Series/HimitsuSentaiGoranger'' and ''Series/JAKQDengekitai,'' had no super robots, just GerryAnderson-esque vehicles, and the latter was not very successful -- it was the introduction of super robots into the show with ''Series/BattleFeverJ'' that distinguished the show from the dozens of other HenshinHero shows at the time and made it a CashCowFranchise.

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* ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' and ''Franchise/PowerRangers''. Let's face it, they don't ''need'' to include the MakeMyMonsterGrow part every episode, but nobody's really complaining about the giant robots the Rangers pull out in response. The first two Sentai series, ''Series/HimitsuSentaiGoranger'' and ''Series/JAKQDengekitai,'' had no super robots, just GerryAnderson-esque Creator/GerryAnderson-esque vehicles, and the latter was not very successful -- it was the introduction of super robots into the show with ''Series/BattleFeverJ'' that distinguished the show from the dozens of other HenshinHero shows at the time and made it a CashCowFranchise.
13th Sep '16 6:20:04 AM Valen
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* As part of an ''Film/{{Alien}}'' ShoutOut in ''VideoGame/DragonFable'', you get stalked and hunted by an alien throughout a [[AnachronismStew castle built on top of an ancient spaceship]]. Eventually, you find a giant mecha and smash it into oblivion.
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