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24th Jul '16 2:23:05 PM skidoo23
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** A different type of "off the shelf": the device used to mute everyone's heartbeat in "Court Martial" is clearly just a microphone.
* Other ''Franchise/StarTrek''-franchise productions also did this.
16th Jul '16 7:35:55 PM Eps05
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** Not to be confused with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebadging rebadging]] (aka ''badge engineering'') which is when a base design of a vehicle is used across brands with minimal (cosmetic) changes.
9th Jul '16 5:47:10 AM Ulkomaalainen
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* The UrExample would be Creator/WilliamsElectronics' ''Pinball/SpaceShuttle''. It was the first table to include a playfield toy, a scale model of the titular Shuttle licensed from NASA. This move ended up saving Williams from almost going bankrupt during a time when VideoGames were experiencing a resurgence in popularity.

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* The UrExample would be Creator/WilliamsElectronics' ''Pinball/SpaceShuttle''. It was the first table to include a playfield toy, a scale model of the titular Shuttle licensed from NASA. This move ended up saving Williams from almost going bankrupt during a time when VideoGames were experiencing a resurgence in popularity.
3rd Jul '16 4:08:30 PM comicwriter
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* The high-tech computer in ''Xtreme Fighter'' is just a black NintendoGameCube and monitor with some tape on the front.

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* The high-tech computer in ''Xtreme Fighter'' is just a black NintendoGameCube UsefulNotes/NintendoGameCube and monitor with some tape on the front.
3rd Jul '16 4:07:57 PM comicwriter
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* The high-tech computer in ''Xtreme Fighter'' is just a black NintendoGameCube and monitor with some tape on the front.
22nd May '16 7:47:33 AM SpinAttaxx
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* Used in-universe in ''Videogame/FiveNightsAtFreddys3'', where everything in Fazbear's Fright is scavenged from old Freddy Fazbear's Pizza locations, right down to [[BigBad Springtrap]], the equipment and even the electrical wiring.
21st May '16 9:44:12 AM erforce
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-->-'''Cisco''', ''Series/TheFlash2014''

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-->-'''Cisco''', -->-- '''Cisco''', ''Series/TheFlash2014''



* ''The Mighty Gorga'' - a bad ''Film/KingKong'' ripoff - stars a man in a gorilla suit that they bought at the store. And he fights dinosaur handpuppets, waved in front of the camera.
* In ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'', model police cars and taxicabs were used in the Stay-Puft sequence. And in the shot where Slimer hovers around a chandelier in the hotel, said ghost is represented by a peanut spray-painted green, with optical streaks added in.

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* ''The Mighty Gorga'' - a bad ''Film/KingKong'' ''Film/KingKong1933'' ripoff - stars a man in a gorilla suit that they bought at the store. And he fights dinosaur handpuppets, waved in front of the camera.
* In ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'', ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'', model police cars and taxicabs were used in the Stay-Puft sequence. And in the shot where Slimer hovers around a chandelier in the hotel, said ghost is represented by a peanut spray-painted green, with optical streaks added in.



* The Ecto-1 from ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' is a life-sized example of kit-bashing. Every part you see is commercially available. [[FridgeBrilliance It makes perfect sense]] because the Ghostbusters are supposed to be pretty strapped for cash most of the time and would have to build a lot of their equipment from whatever they could get their hands on.

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* The Ecto-1 from ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'' is a life-sized example of kit-bashing. Every part you see is commercially available. [[FridgeBrilliance It makes perfect sense]] because the Ghostbusters are supposed to be pretty strapped for cash most of the time and would have to build a lot of their equipment from whatever they could get their hands on.
2nd May '16 11:33:03 AM comicwriter
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* There's a gag in ''Film/{{Deadpool}}'' that involves a Deadpool action figure from Creator/{{Hasbro}}'s ''Film/XMenOriginsWolverine'' line.
29th Apr '16 5:45:37 PM Cavery210
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* In the live action ''Manga/{{Dragonball}}'' movie made in Korea in 1990 , the prop used for the character Puar is a stuffed plushie of her.

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* In the live action ''Manga/{{Dragonball}}'' movie made in Korea in 1990 , the prop used for the character Puar is a stuffed plushie of her.him.
15th Apr '16 1:40:27 PM Willbyr
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* In Episode 5 of ''Anime/GundamBuildFighters'', actual photos of real world {{Gundam}} model kits can be seen when Sei is searching the web for info on Mao.

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* In Episode 5 of ''Anime/GundamBuildFighters'', actual photos of real world {{Gundam}} Franchise/{{Gundam}} model kits can be seen when Sei is searching the web for info on Mao.



* In October 2014, MarvelComics launched a series of variant covers that used {{Hasbro}} action figures to recreate iconic Marvel moments.

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* In October 2014, MarvelComics Creator/MarvelComics launched a series of variant covers that used {{Hasbro}} action figures to recreate iconic Marvel moments.
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