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19th Mar '16 2:19:08 PM StFan
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* Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}. Pretty much any panel with a [S] in the name will create an instant simultaneous CrowningMomentOfAwesome[=/=]CrowningMusicOfAwesome combo.

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* Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}. ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''. Pretty much any panel with a [S] in the name will create an instant simultaneous CrowningMomentOfAwesome[=/=]CrowningMusicOfAwesome combo.

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* ''TheSimpsons'' has been doing this a lot in the more recent seasons, what seems like once per episode at this point.

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* ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' has been doing this a lot in the more recent seasons, what seems like once per episode at this point.
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2nd Jan '16 6:20:21 PM nombretomado
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* ''MiamiVice'' was pitched as "MTV Cops", and turned this into an art form, with two similar sequences in the Pilot - one in the first half and one in the second half.
* ''SonsOfAnarchy'' is a little guilty of this.
* ''FreaksAndGeeks'' often [[JustifiedTrope justified]] its use of this. The show featured a lot of scenes set to music, but it was usually music that the characters were declared fans of and often was important to the plot (ie. Lindsay and The Grateful Dead, Nick and Rush). Setting the show in 1980 meant the creators could use the music they loved growing up ''and'' keep the network from [[ExecutiveMeddling shoehorning in]] the latest songs from the hottest acts.
* Mostly averted by ''TheWire'', which had a rule that artificial music could only appear in the final montage sequence of each season. Though apparently it took them a little while to nail down, as an early episode features drug kingpin Avon Barksdale approaching a group of his gang members with music playing from nowhere.
* ''HomicideLifeOnTheStreet'' used this quite often, particularly in Seasons Three to Six. Many of the songs worked well and were made of a nice combination of obscure classics, modern hits and classic rock.
* TheBigBangTheory parodies this trope, with Sheldon and Raj dramatically staring at a board, whilst the camera moves to the tune of "Eye of the Tiger".

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* ''MiamiVice'' ''Series/MiamiVice'' was pitched as "MTV Cops", and turned this into an art form, with two similar sequences in the Pilot - one in the first half and one in the second half.
* ''SonsOfAnarchy'' ''Series/SonsOfAnarchy'' is a little guilty of this.
* ''FreaksAndGeeks'' ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks'' often [[JustifiedTrope justified]] its use of this. The show featured a lot of scenes set to music, but it was usually music that the characters were declared fans of and often was important to the plot (ie. Lindsay and The Grateful Dead, Nick and Rush). Setting the show in 1980 meant the creators could use the music they loved growing up ''and'' keep the network from [[ExecutiveMeddling shoehorning in]] the latest songs from the hottest acts.
* Mostly averted by ''TheWire'', ''Series/TheWire'', which had a rule that artificial music could only appear in the final montage sequence of each season. Though apparently it took them a little while to nail down, as an early episode features drug kingpin Avon Barksdale approaching a group of his gang members with music playing from nowhere.
* ''HomicideLifeOnTheStreet'' ''Series/HomicideLifeOnTheStreet'' used this quite often, particularly in Seasons Three to Six. Many of the songs worked well and were made of a nice combination of obscure classics, modern hits and classic rock.
* TheBigBangTheory ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' parodies this trope, with Sheldon and Raj dramatically staring at a board, whilst the camera moves to the tune of "Eye of the Tiger".
30th Jun '15 11:40:39 AM nombretomado
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* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Reimagined}}'' averts the trope by almost never using music outside of that composed for the series. (One of the few exceptions before the third season was using the old TV show's theme as the Colonial Anthem.) The trope is subverted in the two-part season 3 finale, when[[spoiler: Tyrol, Anders, Tigh, and Tory]] hear a chord repeated several times that no one else can--including, at one point, from a radio that's just producing static. (At one point, [[spoiler: Tigh, ''in court'',]] yells out "Will someone shut that frakking music off?!", in a scene that you can't look away from, like a trainwreck.) Eventually, the chord blooms into a full-fledged song, and they discover it's [[spoiler:a signal from the Cylons--indicating they are Cylons, as well. After they resolve to fight for the Colonial Fleet, the song becomes a version of ''All Along The Watchtower'' arranged specifically for the show, and plays over the remainder of the episode]]. The main riff of this version is present in the score from the first episode of the season, though, and is led up to by a surrealistic, almost hippie-commune-drug-fueled-orgy treatment of the song in the scene immediately preceding it. It should be noted that Ronald Moore, the head writer, had wanted to include the song on the show for some time. All of this together manages to play straight, avert, subvert, and justify the trope.

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* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Reimagined}}'' Galactica|2003}}'' averts the trope by almost never using music outside of that composed for the series. (One of the few exceptions before the third season was using the old TV show's theme as the Colonial Anthem.) The trope is subverted in the two-part season 3 finale, when[[spoiler: Tyrol, Anders, Tigh, and Tory]] hear a chord repeated several times that no one else can--including, at one point, from a radio that's just producing static. (At one point, [[spoiler: Tigh, ''in court'',]] yells out "Will someone shut that frakking music off?!", in a scene that you can't look away from, like a trainwreck.) Eventually, the chord blooms into a full-fledged song, and they discover it's [[spoiler:a signal from the Cylons--indicating they are Cylons, as well. After they resolve to fight for the Colonial Fleet, the song becomes a version of ''All Along The Watchtower'' arranged specifically for the show, and plays over the remainder of the episode]]. The main riff of this version is present in the score from the first episode of the season, though, and is led up to by a surrealistic, almost hippie-commune-drug-fueled-orgy treatment of the song in the scene immediately preceding it. It should be noted that Ronald Moore, the head writer, had wanted to include the song on the show for some time. All of this together manages to play straight, avert, subvert, and justify the trope.
15th Jun '15 9:20:17 AM nombretomado
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* {{Averted}} by JossWhedon in the naturalistic ''Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}}'' episode "The Body" in which no music can be heard (save for a few ambient tuba arpeggios) and each act is essentially comprised of a single scene.

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* {{Averted}} by JossWhedon Creator/JossWhedon in the naturalistic ''Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}}'' episode "The Body" in which no music can be heard (save for a few ambient tuba arpeggios) and each act is essentially comprised of a single scene.
8th Dec '14 9:22:11 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* 'Anime/{{FLCL}}'''s fight scenes are storyboarded and animated in relation to the music, rather than the opposite. The music is some very nice ProRock. Throughout the series, the music and the animation remain closely entwined.

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* 'Anime/{{FLCL}}'''s ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'''s fight scenes are storyboarded and animated in relation to the music, rather than the opposite. The music is some very nice ProRock. Throughout the series, the music and the animation remain closely entwined.



* Subverted in an episode of ''Series/{{Lost}}'', when morose music plays over the end of one episode, only to shut off abruptly. The show then cuts to Hurley, who curses, [[SorryILeftTheBackgroundMusicOn as the batteries on his CD player have run out]]. The episode closes in silence except for the sound of the waves.

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* Subverted in an episode of ''Series/{{Lost}}'', when morose music plays over the end of one episode, only to shut off abruptly. The show then cuts to Hurley, who curses, [[SorryILeftTheBackgroundMusicOn [[LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn as the batteries on his CD player have run out]]. The episode closes in silence except for the sound of the waves.
25th Sep '14 6:26:32 PM azul120
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* Studio Pierrot works have at times evoked this, particularly in their openings, most notably Manga/{{Bleach}}.
25th Sep '14 6:26:32 PM azul120
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* Studio Pierrot works have at times evoked this, particularly in their openings, most notably Manga/{{Bleach}}.
27th May '14 1:32:42 PM Willbyr
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* ''FoolyCooly'''s fight scenes are storyboarded and animated in relation to the music, rather than the opposite. The music is some very nice ProRock. Throughout the series, the music and the animation remain closely entwined.

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* ''FoolyCooly'''s 'Anime/{{FLCL}}'''s fight scenes are storyboarded and animated in relation to the music, rather than the opposite. The music is some very nice ProRock. Throughout the series, the music and the animation remain closely entwined.
2nd Apr '14 8:28:00 AM TMOverbeck
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* An in-universe example in ''Film/{{Toys}}'': Leslie and his sister act out a music video on the security camera as an inventive way of sneaking past the guards.
29th Mar '14 4:57:03 PM AzureSeas
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* Zack Snyder's ''SuckerPunch'' fit this trope nicely, especially in the opening sequence, the prologue of the film set to lead actress Emily Browning's cover of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" by the Eurythmics.

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* Zack Snyder's ''SuckerPunch'' ''Film/SuckerPunch'' fit this trope nicely, especially in the opening sequence, the prologue of the film set to lead actress Emily Browning's cover of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" by the Eurythmics.
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