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25th Jun '16 11:16:29 AM nombretomado
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* ''AH.com Wars'', a spin-off of ''AHDotComTheSeries'' that parodies ''Franchise/StarWars'', features a Naboo-analogue planet called Najoisey, a {{Planetville}} version of New Jersey.

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* ''AH.com Wars'', a spin-off of ''AHDotComTheSeries'' ''Script/AHDotComTheSeries'' that parodies ''Franchise/StarWars'', features a Naboo-analogue planet called Najoisey, a {{Planetville}} version of New Jersey.
21st Jun '16 2:11:40 PM gewunomox
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# [[PlaceWorseThanDeath The Armpit of America]], where people's hopes and dreams go to die. {{Suburb|ia}}s, [[TheMall malls]] and smokestacks dominate the landscape, most of the kids are either vapid {{Alpha Bitch}}es, {{Jerk Jock}}s or guidoes (see above), and the adults [[AdultsAreUseless aren't much better]]. [[PoliceAreUseless The cops are inept]] and more concerned with DWB (Driving While Black) than with the dude beating his wife just down the street. [[EmoTeen Our]] [[JadedWashout heroes]] are forced to have "fun" by loitering in convenience stores or malls, going to [[AmusementParkOfDoom Action Park]], and moping around to either a hip indie[=/=]{{emo}} soundtrack or '80s {{power ballad}}s (preferably BonJovi or [[BruceSpringsteen The Boss]]). The highways are jammed with broken heroes on a last-chance power drive. You can only wonder why 8.7 million people choose to make New Jersey the most densely-populated state in the nation. This is arguably the most popular portrayal of New Jersey in the media, and will be played either [[PlayedForLaughs for laughs]] or dead seriously.

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# [[PlaceWorseThanDeath The Armpit of America]], where people's hopes and dreams go to die. {{Suburb|ia}}s, [[TheMall malls]] and smokestacks dominate the landscape, most of the kids are either vapid {{Alpha Bitch}}es, {{Jerk Jock}}s or guidoes (see above), and the adults [[AdultsAreUseless aren't much better]]. [[PoliceAreUseless The cops are inept]] and more concerned with DWB (Driving While Black) than with the dude beating his wife just down the street. [[EmoTeen Our]] [[JadedWashout heroes]] are forced to have "fun" by loitering in convenience stores or malls, going to [[AmusementParkOfDoom Action Park]], and moping around to either a hip indie[=/=]{{emo}} soundtrack or '80s {{power ballad}}s (preferably BonJovi Music/BonJovi or [[BruceSpringsteen [[Music/BruceSpringsteen The Boss]]). The highways are jammed with broken heroes on a last-chance power drive. You can only wonder why 8.7 million people choose to make New Jersey the most densely-populated state in the nation. This is arguably the most popular portrayal of New Jersey in the media, and will be played either [[PlayedForLaughs for laughs]] or dead seriously.



* BonJovi's fourth studio album was named ''New Jersey'', and most of the band hails from the state.

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* BonJovi's Music/BonJovi's fourth studio album was named ''New Jersey'', and most of the band hails from the state.
30th May '16 7:53:14 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* New Jersey is often used as the butt of jokes by late-night comics like [[TheTonightShow Jay Leno]] and DavidLetterman, as well as New York-based sitcoms like ''{{Seinfeld}}'' and ''{{Friends}}''. Listing all of the instances of this would require a separate page.

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* New Jersey is often used as the butt of jokes by late-night comics like [[TheTonightShow Jay Leno]] and DavidLetterman, as well as New York-based sitcoms like ''{{Seinfeld}}'' ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' and ''{{Friends}}''. Listing all of the instances of this would require a separate page.
28th May '16 10:00:18 PM Toadofsteel
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** He named himself ''The Daily Show''[='=]s [[http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-january-8-2014/email-chains--lanes-and-automobiles---chris-christie-bridge-scandal official New Jersey correspondent]] while discussing the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal, giving a detailed history of epic political corruption in the state and calling governor Chris Christie an amateur at such.

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** He named himself ''The Daily Show''[='=]s [[http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-january-8-2014/email-chains--lanes-and-automobiles---chris-christie-bridge-scandal cc.com/video-clips/sfp0y3/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-email-chains--lanes-and-automobiles---chris-christie-bridge-scandal official New Jersey correspondent]] while discussing the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal, giving a detailed history of epic political corruption in the state and calling governor Chris Christie an amateur at such.
28th May '16 7:01:57 PM TheTropper
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse:'' Steven and Lapis fly over Jersey (this isn't a shortening of "New Jersey", it's just called "Jersey" in their world). The place itself is complete with smog, traffic in the Turnpike, and people with a stereotypical Jersey accent.
23rd May '16 4:27:26 PM nighttrainfm
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* New Jersey gets a pretty positive depiction in ''ComicBook/MsMarvel2014''. A big part of Kamala's characterization is that she lives in Jersey City, and writer G. Willow Wilson has actually gone to great lengths to replicate the experience of daily life in Jersey City and what it's like to grow up there. Kamala's major enemies thus far have been threats to her community as much as her personally: they include a MadScientist exploiting local teenagers and [[spoiler: HYDRA-sponsored]] gentrification.
7th May '16 4:46:09 PM AgProv
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* There is even a TransAtlanticEquivalent. British readers/observers/viewers tend to be horrifically struck by how many of the descriptions of New Jersey have a point-for-point equivalence with everything the rest of England thinks about the county of Essex. It spawned its own ''Jersey Shore''-like TV reality show ''Series/TheOnlyWayIsEssex'' which is equally horrendous. Even the respective coats-of-arms are oddly similar: New Jersey has three ploughshares on its shield; Essex has three broad-bladed scimitars (the technical name for that kind of sword is a 'seax'--it is a 'canting' or visual pun). Place the two side by side and they could be twin manifestations of the same phenomena, the place where style, moderation, good taste and modest reticence went to die.

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* There is even a TransAtlanticEquivalent. British readers/observers/viewers tend to be horrifically struck by how many of the descriptions of New Jersey have a point-for-point equivalence with everything the rest of England thinks about the county of Essex.[[UsefulNotes/HomeCounties Essex]]. It spawned its own ''Jersey Shore''-like TV reality show ''Series/TheOnlyWayIsEssex'' which is equally horrendous. Even the respective coats-of-arms are oddly similar: New Jersey has three ploughshares on its shield; Essex has three broad-bladed scimitars (the technical name for that kind of sword is a 'seax'--it is a 'canting' or visual pun). Place the two side by side and they could be twin manifestations of the same phenomena, the place where style, moderation, good taste and modest reticence went to die.
3rd Apr '16 4:04:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* The New Jersey Turnpike makes notable appearances in ''BeingJohnMalkovich'' and ''Film/MenInBlack''.

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* The New Jersey Turnpike makes notable appearances in ''BeingJohnMalkovich'' ''Film/BeingJohnMalkovich'' and ''Film/MenInBlack''.



* At one point in ''{{Zoolander}}'', Derek goes to work with his family in the coal mines of South Jersey. The real South Jersey is a vast coastal plain, hardly the place where one would find coal mines... but of course, this is supposed to be a joke.

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* At one point in ''{{Zoolander}}'', ''Film/{{Zoolander}}'', Derek goes to work with his family in the coal mines of South Jersey. The real South Jersey is a vast coastal plain, hardly the place where one would find coal mines... but of course, this is supposed to be a joke.



* This is the state Gracie represents while undercover in ''MissCongeniality''. We never actually get to see the state outside of one deleted scene, but Gracie can't resist going for the easy target when her training starts to wear on her nerves.

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* This is the state Gracie represents while undercover in ''MissCongeniality''.''Film/MissCongeniality''. We never actually get to see the state outside of one deleted scene, but Gracie can't resist going for the easy target when her training starts to wear on her nerves.
10th Mar '16 4:01:33 PM GrammarNavi
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* According to ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'', Care-A-Lot is turned into New Jersey as a result of the CareBears provoking the [[CrystalDragonJesus Great Cloudkeeper's]] wrath when they begin an [[SugarApocalypse ethnic cleansing]] of the Care Bear Cousins.

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* According to ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'', Care-A-Lot is turned into New Jersey as a result of the CareBears Franchise/CareBears provoking the [[CrystalDragonJesus Great Cloudkeeper's]] wrath when they begin an [[SugarApocalypse ethnic cleansing]] of the Care Bear Cousins.
12th Feb '16 1:15:43 PM doofkin
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**Additionally:
-->'''Samuel Seabury:''' I pray the king shows you his mercy--
-->'''Alexander Hamilton:''' Is he in ''Jersey''?
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