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18th May '16 2:14:44 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''Series/ThirtyRock'': in the episode "The One With the Cast of NightCourt", Jenna Maroney was blamed by Harry Anderson, Markie Post, and Charles Robinson for making ''NightCourt'' "jump the shark" for her three part episode as werewolf lawyer Sparky Monroe.

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* ''Series/ThirtyRock'': in the episode "The One With the Cast of NightCourt", Series/NightCourt", Jenna Maroney was blamed by Harry Anderson, Markie Post, and Charles Robinson for making ''NightCourt'' ''Series/NightCourt'' "jump the shark" for her three part episode as werewolf lawyer Sparky Monroe.
18th May '16 9:14:12 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* The ''TrailerParkBoys'' episode "Jump the Cheeseburger".

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* The ''TrailerParkBoys'' ''Series/TrailerParkBoys'' episode "Jump the Cheeseburger".
5th May '16 10:21:20 PM MsChibi
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'''Jumping the Shark''' is the moment when an established long-running series changes in a significant manner [[WereStillRelevantDammit in an attempt to stay fresh]]. Ironically, [[SelfFulfillingProphecy that moment makes the viewers realize that the show's finally run out of ideas]]. It's reached its peak, it'll never be the same again, and from now on it's all downhill.

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'''Jumping the Shark''' is the moment when an established long-running series changes in a significant manner [[WereStillRelevantDammit in an attempt to stay fresh]]. Ironically, [[SelfFulfillingProphecy that moment makes the viewers realize that the show's finally run out of ideas]]. It's reached its peak, it'll never be the same again, and [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks from now on it's all downhill.
downhill]].
5th May '16 10:15:22 PM MsChibi
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* [[ItsBeenDone The series has done every plot typical to its genre possible, and even rehashed stock plots it has done before.]] (Especially prevalent with long-running {{Sitcom}}s.)
21st Apr '16 8:28:26 PM MsChibi
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* Too many attempts at [[PolishTheTurd turd polishing.]]
20th Apr '16 9:06:59 AM Berrenta
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* Too much (or in some rare cases not enough) {{padding}}, especially true if "No, really, {{it gets better}}!" The audience is likely to [[ArcFatigue grow]] [[EndingFatigue impatient]] [[FirstLawOfMetafictionalThermodynamics and give up]].

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* Too much (or in some rare cases not enough) {{padding}}, especially true if "No, really, {{it it gets better}}!" better!" The audience is likely to [[ArcFatigue grow]] [[EndingFatigue impatient]] [[FirstLawOfMetafictionalThermodynamics and give up]].
13th Apr '16 9:22:20 AM crazysamaritan
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* Graphical gimmicks such as [[ThreeDMovie 3D]] are used to shore up failing character development.

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* Graphical gimmicks such as [[ThreeDMovie [[USefulNotes.ThreeDMovie 3D]] are used to shore up failing character development.
11th Apr '16 8:28:31 PM Doug86
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-->'''[[Disney/{{Hercules}} Hades:]]''' And [[AlexanderTheGreat Alexander]] wept, for there were no more sharks to jump.

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-->'''[[Disney/{{Hercules}} Hades:]]''' And [[AlexanderTheGreat [[UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat Alexander]] wept, for there were no more sharks to jump.
12th Mar '16 4:16:19 PM nombretomado
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* ''BonusStage:'' Joel exclaims "Come quick! We're about to travel over Shark World! I don't know why we haven't done this already." In another episode, Joel states that there are "some sharks [he] refuses to jump".

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* ''BonusStage:'' ''WebAnimation/BonusStage:'' Joel exclaims "Come quick! We're about to travel over Shark World! I don't know why we haven't done this already." In another episode, Joel states that there are "some sharks [he] refuses to jump".
11th Mar '16 2:48:36 AM jormis29
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* Music/WeirdAlYankovic's song "Couch Potato" contains the line "And ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'' jumped the shark the first minute/I can't believe RichardSimmons ain't in it".

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* Music/WeirdAlYankovic's song "Couch Potato" contains the line "And ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'' ''[[Series/TheKingOfQueens King of Queens]]'' jumped the shark the first minute/I can't believe RichardSimmons Creator/RichardSimmons ain't in it".
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