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19th Apr '16 6:04:57 PM Pseudoname
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4th Feb '16 9:19:35 PM Chabal2
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* One of the challenge levels in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' has a giant Donkey Kong and giant Bowser duking it out among skyscrapers, with a shrunken Princess Peach wandering around.
21st Jan '16 11:08:36 PM KidDynamite
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* An Energizer battery commercial has King Kong climbing the Empire State Building in pursuit of the Energizer Bunny. Just as he's about to grab the Bunny, a Fay Wray Expy slams a window on his foot, causing him to fall.
* A TransAmerica Insurance commercial had King Kong climbing up the TransAmerica Pyramid. When he gets near the top, a girl comes out and yells, "Hey, you big ape? Who's gonna pay for all this?" (referring to all the damage he's caused). Kong then begins climbing down the building.


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* The video for Music/TheCars song "You Might Think" has a scene with singer Ric Ocasek as Kong, the girl in the video as Fay Wray, and the other band members flying the planes attacking him.
24th Nov '15 2:22:27 PM StFan
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* ''ComicBook/DeKiekeboes'': In ''Bing Bong'', a little gorilla mutates to enormous size and kidnaps teenage daughter Fanny, climbing on top of a church.



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* In the ''ComicStrip/{{Bizarro}}'' [[http://bizarro.com/2013/08/04/so-what/ comic for August 4th, 2013]], a man watches out a window as Slothra (a humongous sloth) and Panda Kong (a gigantic panda) climb the Empire State Building.
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* In chapter 36 of ''[[FanFic/MarioAndSonicHeroesUnite Mario and Sonic: Heroes Unite!]]'', Giant Donkey Kong plays the role of King Kong, Amy Rose plays the role of the DamselInDistress and the Empire Shroom Building (obviously) plays the role of the Empire State Building.

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* In chapter 36 of ''[[FanFic/MarioAndSonicHeroesUnite Mario and Sonic: Heroes Unite!]]'', ''FanFic/MarioAndSonicHeroesUnite'', Giant Donkey Kong plays the role of King Kong, Amy Rose plays the role of the DamselInDistress and the Empire Shroom Building (obviously) plays the role of the Empire State Building.



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* One Magazine/{{Mad}} cover features Alfred on top of the Empire State Building surrounded by gorillas in airplanes.
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* ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes: In ''Bing Bong'', a little gorilla mutates to enormous size and kidnaps teenage daughter Fanny, climbing on top of a church.
* In the ''ComicStrip/{{Bizarro}}'' [[http://bizarro.com/2013/08/04/so-what/ comic for August 4th, 2013]], a man watches out a window as Slothra (a humongous sloth) and Panda Kong (a gigantic panda) climb the Empire State Building.

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* ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes: In ''Bing Bong'', a little gorilla mutates to enormous size and kidnaps teenage daughter Fanny, climbing One Magazine/{{Mad}} cover features Alfred on top of a church.
* In the ''ComicStrip/{{Bizarro}}'' [[http://bizarro.com/2013/08/04/so-what/ comic for August 4th, 2013]], a man watches out a window as Slothra (a humongous sloth) and Panda Kong (a gigantic panda) climb
the Empire State Building.Building surrounded by gorillas in airplanes.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has Spike, the baby dragon, grow rapidly in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E10SecretOfMyExcess "Secret of My Excess"]] when his draconic hoarding instincts go haywire. At the climax of his rampage, he grabs Rarity and heads up a mountain with the Wonderbolts, a pegasus exhibition team, in hot pursuit.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has Spike, the baby dragon, grow rapidly in ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
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[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E10SecretOfMyExcess "Secret of My Excess"]] Excess"]], Spike, the baby dragon, grow rapidly when his draconic hoarding instincts go haywire. At the climax of his rampage, he grabs Rarity and heads up a mountain with the Wonderbolts, a pegasus exhibition team, in hot pursuit.pursuit.
** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E9SliceOfLife "Slice of Life"]], the bugbear monster is briefly seen climbing to the top of the Carousel Boutique, with Rarity (again) in one of his paws and Twilight strafing magic shots at it.



* In the WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanet episode, "The Energy Vampire," a King Kong sized Duke Nukem grabs Captain Planet and climbs up a transmission tower. After he reaches the top, Wheeler flies the Geocruiser overhead, while Duke Nukem tries to swat it away.

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* In the WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanet ''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanet'' episode, "The Energy Vampire," a King Kong sized Duke Nukem grabs Captain Planet and climbs up a transmission tower. After he reaches the top, Wheeler flies the Geocruiser overhead, while Duke Nukem tries to swat it away.



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20th Oct '15 9:11:55 AM eroock
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6th May '15 2:46:00 AM lostbirdinatree
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* In the opening of ''Manga/MyLoveStory'', this is parodied by having a giant Takeo hold Sunakawa (Takeo's {{Bishonen}} best friend) hostage while Yamato (girl of Takeo's dreams) is in a plane.
3rd May '15 10:26:18 PM erforce
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* Probably the very first instance is the MickeyMouse cartoon "The Pet Store", released the same year as ''Film/KingKong''. A tamed ape, specifically imitating Kong, carries Minnie to the top of a pile of birdseed boxes while being attacked by birds.

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* Probably the very first instance is the MickeyMouse cartoon "The Pet Store", released the same year as ''Film/KingKong''.''Film/KingKong1933''. A tamed ape, specifically imitating Kong, carries Minnie to the top of a pile of birdseed boxes while being attacked by birds.
3rd May '15 10:48:58 AM MarkLungo
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A StockParody or StockShoutOut, sometimes both, where circumstances somehow conspire to [[{{Homage}} re-create]] the SignatureScene ending of ''Film/KingKong''.

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A StockParody or StockShoutOut, sometimes both, where circumstances somehow conspire to [[{{Homage}} re-create]] the SignatureScene ending of ''Film/KingKong''.
''Film/KingKong1933''.
16th Dec '14 8:19:18 PM Patachou
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* "King Kong" from Music/FrankZappa's ''Music/UncleMeat'', an instrumental track.
* The debut album of Music/TheBonzoDogBand is dedicated to King Kong.
* "King Kong" from Music/DanielJohnston's album ''Music/YipJumpMusic''.
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