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16th Sep '17 1:36:06 PM nombretomado
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* ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'' is a TwoGamersOnACouch comic set in what is nominally the real world, although sometimes JesusChrist comes over to play ''VideoGame/MarioKart''. Or Gabe and Tycho will discuss video games while [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2004/2/9/ emerging from hideous cocoons.]]

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* ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'' is a TwoGamersOnACouch comic set in what is nominally the real world, although sometimes JesusChrist UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} comes over to play ''VideoGame/MarioKart''. Or Gabe and Tycho will discuss video games while [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2004/2/9/ emerging from hideous cocoons.]]



* ''WebVideo/{{Kickassia}}'' is ostensibly set in the modern day real world, chiefly in the RealLife micronation Molossia. However, it keeps featuring talking stuffed animals, electromagnetic superpowers, teleportation, two-dimensional people, energy weapons, and [[SantaClaus Santa]] [[JesusChrist Christ]]; how these things exist is never explained, and most of them only have a small effect on the main plot. There's also a curious lack of interest from authorities when a bunch of internet critics invade a guy's home and start talking about conquering the world.

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* ''WebVideo/{{Kickassia}}'' is ostensibly set in the modern day real world, chiefly in the RealLife micronation Molossia. However, it keeps featuring talking stuffed animals, electromagnetic superpowers, teleportation, two-dimensional people, energy weapons, and [[SantaClaus Santa]] [[JesusChrist [[UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} Christ]]; how these things exist is never explained, and most of them only have a small effect on the main plot. There's also a curious lack of interest from authorities when a bunch of internet critics invade a guy's home and start talking about conquering the world.
15th Sep '17 5:25:14 PM Malady
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** While ''Series/AntFarm'' is, aside from the occasional flirtation with WeirdScience, realistic, the Halloween episodes feature an AlternateReality where Chyna is a GorgeousGorgon, Olivia is a big headed MadScientist, Angus is a zombie and Fletcher is a vampire. This became canon in the third season episode when the mutants crossed over into the regular universe via a dimensional portal.

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** While ''Series/AntFarm'' is, aside from the occasional flirtation with WeirdScience, realistic, the Halloween episodes feature an AlternateReality AlternateUniverse where Chyna is a GorgeousGorgon, Olivia is a big headed MadScientist, Angus is a zombie and Fletcher is a vampire. This became canon in the third season episode when the mutants crossed over into the regular universe via a dimensional portal.



* ''Series/{{Man Seeking Woman}}'' - The main character gets set up on a date with a troll, his ex-girlfriend is dating Hitler, and a stuffed toy came to life and attacked. No one really questions any of that.

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* ''Series/{{Man Seeking Woman}}'' ''Series/ManSeekingWoman'' - The main character gets set up on a date with a troll, his ex-girlfriend is dating Hitler, and a stuffed toy came to life and attacked. No one really questions any of that.
29th Aug '17 10:00:46 AM jtierney50
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* ''Theatre/LesMiserables'' is set in more-or-less historically accurate, 1830s France, except for the ghosts that begin appearing following the revolution. Given that they only are visible to the dead/dying, it could be excused by saying it's all in Valjean's head and/or a metaphor for him going to heaven. That is, except for the fact that a) one of the ghosts is [[spoiler:Eponine]], a girl Valjean met once (and assumed she was a boy), had no real connection to, and whom Valjean didn't even know was dead, and b) ghosts also appear during "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables", which Marius cannot see, further suggesting that they are not the product of an active imagination but real ghosts appearing.
24th Aug '17 1:16:31 AM socialist-cokehead
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** Literature/NightsAtTheCircus revolves around Sophie [[PunnyName Fevvers]], a Cockney virgin ''aerialiste'' who [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane may or may not]] have [[WingedHumanoid wings]].

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** Literature/NightsAtTheCircus ''Literature/NightsAtTheCircus'' revolves around Sophie [[PunnyName Fevvers]], a Cockney virgin ''aerialiste'' who [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane may or may not]] have [[WingedHumanoid wings]].
24th Aug '17 1:11:17 AM socialist-cokehead
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* The works of Creator/AngelaCarter tend to fall into this genre:
** Literature/NightsAtTheCircus revolves around Sophie [[PunnyName Fevvers]], a Cockney virgin ''aerialiste'' who [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane may or may not]] have [[WingedHumanoid wings]].
24th Jul '17 7:40:30 PM Niel
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* If the existence of vampires doesn't shock anyone, but the fact that they're vampires is constantly being pointed out, it's UrbanFantasy. Often, TheMasquerade separates the magical world from the ordinary world.

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* If the existence of vampires doesn't shock anyone, but the fact that they're vampires is constantly being pointed out, it's UrbanFantasy. Often, TheMasquerade separates the magical world from the ordinary world.
24th Jul '17 7:32:27 PM Niel
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''One Hundred Years of Solitude'', ''Literature/MidnightsChildren'', and ''Literature/{{Beloved}}'' are defining examples of magical realism.



* If the existence of vampires doesn't shock anyone, but the fact that they're vampires is constantly being pointed out, it's UrbanFantasy.

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* If the existence of vampires doesn't shock anyone, but the fact that they're vampires is constantly being pointed out, it's UrbanFantasy. Often, TheMasquerade separates the magical world from the ordinary world.
16th Jul '17 10:42:33 AM nombretomado
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* Creator/ThomasPynchon's ''Literature/GravitysRainbow''. It's the closing months of WW2, featuring witchcraft, talking mice, a man who can have your nightmares ''for you'', a trip to Hell and a sentient lightbulb.

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* Creator/ThomasPynchon's ''Literature/GravitysRainbow''. It's the closing months of WW2, [=WW2=], featuring witchcraft, talking mice, a man who can have your nightmares ''for you'', a trip to Hell and a sentient lightbulb.
13th Jul '17 6:29:29 PM 64SuperNintendo
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** ''Series/{{Jessie}}'' had the title character possessed by a ghost in one episode

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** ''Series/{{Jessie}}'' had the title character possessed by a ghost in one episodeepisode.



** While ''Series/AntFarm'' is, aside from the occasional flirtation with WeirdScience realistic the Halloween episodes feature an AlternateReality where Chyna is a GorgeousGorgon, Olivia is a big headed MadScientist, Angus is a zombie and Fletcher is a vampire. This became canon in the third season episode when the mutants crossed over into the regular universe via a dimensional portal.

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** While ''Series/AntFarm'' is, aside from the occasional flirtation with WeirdScience realistic WeirdScience, realistic, the Halloween episodes feature an AlternateReality where Chyna is a GorgeousGorgon, Olivia is a big headed MadScientist, Angus is a zombie and Fletcher is a vampire. This became canon in the third season episode when the mutants crossed over into the regular universe via a dimensional portal.
13th Jul '17 6:21:10 PM 64SuperNintendo
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