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22nd Apr '17 9:10:36 PM CosmicFerret
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* One of the Achievements/Trophies in ''[[LegoAdaptationGame LEGO Batman 2]]'' involves using a female character to commandeer a gorilla from the zoo and climb to the top of Wayne Tower, the tallest building in the HubLevel.

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* One of the Achievements/Trophies in ''[[LegoAdaptationGame LEGO Batman 2]]'' ''VideoGame/LEGOBatman 2'' involves using a female character to commandeer a gorilla from the zoo and climb to the top of Wayne Tower, the tallest building in the HubLevel.
6th Apr '17 4:33:26 PM ThatTwerp
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* In ''Ride/RaceThroughNewYorkStarringJimmyFallon'' at Ride/UniversalStudios, there's a scene where an oversized Hashtag the Panda is shown scaling the Empire State Building.
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12th Mar '17 5:31:39 AM Geoduck
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* In ''Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch'' a gremlin does this with a model Empire State Building and some dangling toy planes.
13th Dec '16 4:49:14 AM StFan
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* One [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMMUefgA1Kw Twizzlers commercial]] re-creates the scene with everything--King Kong, the buildings, the planes--made out of Twizzlers.

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* One [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMMUefgA1Kw Twizzlers commercial]] re-creates the scene with everything--King Kong, the buildings, the planes--made planes -- made out of Twizzlers.



* 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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* A TransAmerica [=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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* In a ''Comicbook/SpiderMan'' comic, Sandman and Hydro-Man accidentally merge, creating a huge mud monster. An overt homage to ''King Kong'' follows; The creature is put on display, breaks free, kidnaps the woman over whom Sandman and Hydro-Man were fighting, climbs a high building and eventually is destroyed by police helicopters (not with bullets, but a gas that dries it out, causing it to break up into fragments of sand).

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* In a ''Comicbook/SpiderMan'' ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'' comic, Sandman and Hydro-Man accidentally merge, creating a huge mud monster. An overt homage to ''King Kong'' follows; The creature is put on display, breaks free, kidnaps the woman over whom Sandman and Hydro-Man were fighting, climbs a high building and eventually is destroyed by police helicopters (not with bullets, but a gas that dries it out, causing it to break up into fragments of sand).



* In one early issue of ''Comicbook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'', Dr. Robotnik's giant ape robot King Gong falls in love with Sally and scales the Trans-Mobius Trade Center with her in hand. After Tails saves Sally, Sonic knocks Gong down by squirting with with a tank full of banana oil. Yeah.
* ''Franchise/{{Superman}}''
** On the [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/monkeys/116_4_138.jpg cover of issue #138 of ''Superman'']], the giant ape Titano climbs to the top of the Daily Planet building.
-->Superman: King Kong was only a make-believe gorilla menace - but Titano is real!
** This scenario appears on [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/dick/116_4_226.jpg the cover]] of an old issue of Superman (#226). After growing to giant size due to Red Kryptonite, Superman is holding Lois Lane in one hand and swatting at fighter jets with the other while standing on top of a Metropolis skyscraper.

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* In one early issue of ''Comicbook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'', ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'', Dr. Robotnik's giant ape robot King Gong falls in love with Sally and scales the Trans-Mobius Trade Center with her in hand. After Tails saves Sally, Sonic knocks Gong down by squirting with with a tank full of banana oil. Yeah.
* ''Franchise/{{Superman}}''
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** On the [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/monkeys/116_4_138.jpg [[http://www.superdickery.com/titanos-at-it-again/ cover of issue #138 #138]] of ''Superman'']], ''Superman'', the giant ape Titano climbs to the top of the Daily Planet building.
-->Superman: --->'''Superman:''' King Kong was only a make-believe gorilla menace - -- but Titano is real!
** This scenario appears on [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/dick/116_4_226.jpg [[http://www.superdickery.com/its-on-like-a-phrase-copyrighted-by-nintendo/ the cover]] of an old issue of Superman (#226). After growing to giant size due to Red Kryptonite, Superman is holding Lois Lane in one hand and swatting at fighter jets with the other while standing on top of a Metropolis skyscraper.



* In chapter 36 of ''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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* In chapter 36 of ''FanFic/MarioAndSonicHeroesUnite'', ''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.



* The RayHarryhausen film ''20 Million Miles to Earth'' ends with the Ymir atop the Colosseum, only to be shot down by tanks.

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* The RayHarryhausen Creator/RayHarryhausen film ''20 Million Miles to Earth'' ends with the Ymir atop the Colosseum, only to be shot down by tanks.


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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' has [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20161212 a Christmas gag panel]] showing TheKrampus climbing to a Christmas tree and being attacked by toy planes, while St. Nicholas below gives a weary AsideGlance.
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3rd Dec '16 6:40:21 PM foxley
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* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'': In "Taz in Keeweeland", Taz becomes a giant atop a skyscraper, swatting at the Kiwi in a biplane.
25th Nov '16 6:55:06 PM Willbyr
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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'':
** In
[[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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