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30th Aug '17 6:54:48 PM nombretomado
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* The ''BabySittersClub'' does this in the beginning of each book, to the point where the first two chapters are completely formulaic- the first chapter will establish the main character and the plot, the second chapter will be a club meeting and will describe each character. It's easy to just skip the first two chapters and still comprehend what's going on.

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* The ''BabySittersClub'' ''Literature/TheBabySittersClub'' does this in the beginning of each book, to the point where the first two chapters are completely formulaic- the first chapter will establish the main character and the plot, the second chapter will be a club meeting and will describe each character. It's easy to just skip the first two chapters and still comprehend what's going on.
6th May '17 5:47:23 AM TrendingToon1
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBackyardigans'' has an [[ExpositoryThemeTune expository]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAZn8iiChcM opening song]] which begins with the five main characters introducing themselves.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBackyardigans'' has an [[ExpositoryThemeTune expository]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAZn8iiChcM opening song]] which begins with the five main characters [[ThemeTuneRollCall introducing themselves.themselves]].
2nd May '17 5:59:51 PM nombretomado
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* {{Transformers}}, as pictured above. Heck, [[Wiki/TFWikiDotNet their wiki]] [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/[=Introdump=] has a page]] just for this.

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* {{Transformers}}, Franchise/{{Transformers}}, as pictured above. Heck, [[Wiki/TFWikiDotNet their wiki]] [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/[=Introdump=] has a page]] just for this.



** ''TransformersAnimated'' has a scene in the first episode where most of the Decepticons are named and show off their personalities.

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** ''TransformersAnimated'' ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' has a scene in the first episode where most of the Decepticons are named and show off their personalities.
22nd Apr '17 11:13:23 PM Golondrina
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* [[ComicBook/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica "Justice League Detroit"]] does this at the end of issue 1 of ''[[ComicBook/LegendsDC Legends]]'' when they show up to deal with Brimstone, much to the benefit of Cosmic Boy from the ComicBook/LegionOfSuperHeroes.

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* [[ComicBook/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica "Justice ''[[ComicBook/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica Justice League Detroit"]] Detroit]]'' does this at the end of issue 1 of ''[[ComicBook/LegendsDC Legends]]'' when they show up to deal with Brimstone, much to the benefit of Cosmic Boy from the ComicBook/LegionOfSuperHeroes.
22nd Apr '17 7:16:46 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheBackyardigans'' has an [[ExpositoryThemeTune expository]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAZn8iiChcM opening song]] which begins with the five main characters introducing themselves.
* ''SuperRobotMonkeyTeamHyperforceGo'' had an [=Introdump=] during its opening sequence as well, with the six members of the eponymous Hyperforce (if Chiro counts as one) shouting out their names.

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* ''TheBackyardigans'' ''WesternAnimation/TheBackyardigans'' has an [[ExpositoryThemeTune expository]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAZn8iiChcM opening song]] which begins with the five main characters introducing themselves.
* ''SuperRobotMonkeyTeamHyperforceGo'' ''WesternAnimation/SuperRobotMonkeyTeamHyperforceGo'' had an [=Introdump=] during its opening sequence as well, with the six members of the eponymous Hyperforce (if Chiro counts as one) shouting out their names.
8th Apr '17 9:09:38 AM jamespolk
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* ''Literature/SheLoverOfDeath'': Columbine's boyfriend Petya takes her to her first meeting at the suicide club, where she is introduced to almost all the other main characters in the narrative.
11th Mar '17 3:26:15 PM nombretomado
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* The ''MickeyMouseClub''[='=]s "Mouseketeer Roll Call!"

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* The ''MickeyMouseClub''[='=]s ''Series/TheMickeyMouseClub''[='=]s "Mouseketeer Roll Call!"
3rd Mar '17 9:00:56 PM dasuberkaiser
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* In ''Series/UnREAL'', a satire of reality television with ShowWIthinAShow ''Everlasting'', several of the contestants/characters are introduced as they get out of limos one-by-one in the pilot.

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* In ''Series/UnREAL'', a satire of reality television with ShowWIthinAShow ShowWithinAShow ''Everlasting'', several of the contestants/characters are introduced as they get out of limos one-by-one in the pilot.
3rd Mar '17 9:00:13 PM dasuberkaiser
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* ''Zoom'''s theme song is always one of these, dumping both the names of the revolving door cast and the show's mailing address.
* ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'': "Cambot! Gypsy! Tom Servo! Crooooooooooooooow!"
* ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'': "Hello, Bruce!"
* The ''MickeyMouseClub''[='=]s "Mouseketeer Roll Call!"
* The [=Gen2=] opener of ''Series/{{Skins}}'' does this ''twice in the same episode''; first when everybody is allocated their classes in the gym hall, and then during the name-and-something-about-yourself bit in Sociology class.
* ''Series/{{Viper}}'' did this quite often, where a character would explain in length something mundane [[AsYouKnow that the other characters already knew]], just to 'expose' it to the audience. It was often just awkward.
* "(Player 1) from (town) in (county), (Player 2) from (town) in (county), (Player 3) from (town) in (county), (Player 4) from (town) in (county), (Player 5) from (town) in (county), (Player 6) from (town) in (county), [[OverlyLongGag (Player 7) from (town) in (county), (Player 8) from (town) in (county), (Player 9) from (town) in (county), (Player 10) from (town) in (county), (Player 11) from (town) in (county), (Player 12) from (town) in (county), (Player 13) from (town) in (county), (Player 14) from (town) in (county), and (Player 15) from (town) in (county)]] are all here to play ''Series/FifteenToOne'', introduced by William G. Stewart."
* In ''Series/UnREAL'', a satire of reality television with ShowWIthinAShow ''Everlasting'', several of the contestants/characters are introduced as they get out of limos one-by-one in the pilot.

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* ''Zoom'''s theme song is always one of these, dumping both the names of the revolving door cast and the show's mailing address.
* ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'': "Cambot! Gypsy! Tom Servo! Crooooooooooooooow!"
* ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'': "Hello, Bruce!"
* The ''MickeyMouseClub''[='=]s "Mouseketeer Roll Call!"
* The [=Gen2=] opener of ''Series/{{Skins}}'' does this ''twice in the same episode''; first when everybody is allocated their classes in the gym hall, and then during the name-and-something-about-yourself bit in Sociology class.
* ''Series/{{Viper}}'' did this quite often, where a character would explain in length something mundane [[AsYouKnow that the other characters already knew]], just to 'expose' it to the audience. It was often just awkward.
* "(Player 1) from (town) in (county), (Player 2) from (town) in (county), (Player 3) from (town) in (county), (Player 4) from (town) in (county), (Player 5) from (town) in (county), (Player 6) from (town) in (county), [[OverlyLongGag (Player 7) from (town) in (county), (Player 8) from (town) in (county), (Player 9) from (town) in (county), (Player 10) from (town) in (county), (Player 11) from (town) in (county), (Player 12) from (town) in (county), (Player 13) from (town) in (county), (Player 14) from (town) in (county), and (Player 15) from (town) in (county)]] are all here to play ''Series/FifteenToOne'', introduced by William G. Stewart."
* In ''Series/UnREAL'', a satire of reality television with ShowWIthinAShow ''Everlasting'', several of the contestants/characters are introduced as they get out of limos one-by-one in the pilot.

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27th Jan '17 2:38:44 PM Prfnoff
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* In ''Theatre/TheGoldenApple'', the victory pageant put on by the townspeople of Angel's Roost for the twelve heroes returning from the UsefulNotes/SpanishAmericanWar introduces all of them by name in rhyming couplets.

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* In ''Theatre/TheGoldenApple'', the victory pageant put on by the townspeople of Angel's Roost for the twelve heroes returning from the UsefulNotes/SpanishAmericanWar introduces all of them by name in rhyming couplets.couplets, with protagonist Ulysses coming "last but not least."
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