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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."
27th Jan '17 2:35:45 PM Prfnoff
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This often averts NominalImportance by giving names to people who happen to be on the same team as the principal characters but afterwards fade back into the ensemble and receive no further characterization.
18th Jan '17 7:04:09 AM Morgenthaler
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* PlayedForLaughs in the first episode of ''LightNovel/HaiyoreNyarkoSan W'', in which Nyarko explains the central premise of the series (that the gods of the CthulhuMythos were aliens and Creator/HPLovecraft's [[LiteraryAgentHypothesis works were based on stories they told him]]) and she, Cuuko, and Hasuta identify themselves. [[OnlySaneMan Mahiro]] asks what they heck they're doing, and Nyarko explains that they're playing ''TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhu''.

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* PlayedForLaughs in the first episode of ''LightNovel/HaiyoreNyarkoSan W'', in which Nyarko explains the central premise of the series (that the gods of the CthulhuMythos Franchise/CthulhuMythos were aliens and Creator/HPLovecraft's [[LiteraryAgentHypothesis works were based on stories they told him]]) and she, Cuuko, and Hasuta identify themselves. [[OnlySaneMan Mahiro]] asks what they heck they're doing, and Nyarko explains that they're playing ''TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhu''.



* ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' comics usually averted this only by spreading it around: Creator/ChrisClaremont used TalkingIsAFreeAction to have everyone announce who they were and what they could do - just not all at once.

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* ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' ''ComicBook/XMen'' comics usually averted this only by spreading it around: Creator/ChrisClaremont used TalkingIsAFreeAction to have everyone announce who they were and what they could do - just not all at once.
15th Jan '17 1:31:39 PM VenomousSeal
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* The second episode of the second season of Anime/Bakugan spends a significant segment describing the main villains.
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