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4th Jun '17 7:38:15 AM AnotherGamer
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** The "hot box" scene. Soon after the team "breaks up" at the start of the movie, the following scene shows the Mystery Van with a whole lot of white smoke billowing out of it. Cut to inside, and you see that Shaggy and Scooby simply have a miniature barbecue that is letting off a lot of smoke.

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** The "hot box" scene. Soon after the team "breaks up" at the start of the movie, the following scene shows the Mystery Van with a whole lot of white smoke billowing out of it.it with Shaggy and Scooby giggling loudly. Cut to inside, and you see that Shaggy and Scooby simply have a miniature barbecue that is letting off a lot of smoke.
23rd May '17 4:25:06 PM WileK209
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* In the animated storybook ''VideoGame/TheSmellyMystery'', there are TONS of references and parodies to classic and popular movies and TV shows, including quite a few to the ''Film/JamesBond'' franchise and the 1960s ''Series/{{Batman}}'' TV show.
22nd May '17 4:40:52 AM IamTheCaligula
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---> '''Eddie''' (''singing''): I'm through with taking falls / and bouncing off the walls / Without that gun, I'd have some fun / I'd kick you in the... (falling vase hits him on the head)\\

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---> '''Eddie''' (''singing''): '''Eddie''': I'm through with taking falls / and falls\\
And
bouncing off the walls / walls\\
Without that gun, I'd have some fun / fun\\
I'd kick you in the... (falling vase hits him [[CurseCutShort (vase fals on the head)\\his head)]]\\



'''Eddie''': [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar No, but]] ''[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar this]]'' [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar does!]] [[GroinAttack * kicks him in the groin* ]]

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'''Eddie''': [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar No, but]] ''[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar this]]'' [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar does!]] [[GroinAttack * kicks him *kicks Smartass in the groin* 'balls'* ]]



** Seconds before the keys are dropped into the fishbowl, a pair of Whos walk across the window, a man giving a woman a * ahem* "Reverse Piggy Backride."

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** Seconds before the keys are dropped into the fishbowl, a pair of Whos walk across the window, a man giving a woman a * ahem* *ahem* "Reverse Piggy Backride."



-->''' Gibbs ''': The Black Spot!\\
''' Ragetti ''': The Black Spot!\\
''' Pintel ''': Black Spot!\\
''' Jack Sparrow ''': My eyesight's as good as ever, just so you know.

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-->''' Gibbs ''': -->'''Gibbs''': The Black Spot!\\
''' Ragetti ''': '''Ragetti''': The Black Spot!\\
''' Pintel ''': '''Pintel''': Black Spot!\\
''' Jack Sparrow ''': '''Jack Sparrow''': My eyesight's as good as ever, just so you know.
6th May '17 5:58:20 AM DaibhidC
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*** They even parodied the very adult Series/GameOfThrones with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhWUFXvaZjo Game of Chairs]], turning the SuccessionCrisis into a game of musical chairs and making a lot of GallowsHumour.

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*** They even parodied the very adult Series/GameOfThrones ''Series/GameOfThrones'' with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhWUFXvaZjo Game of Chairs]], turning the SuccessionCrisis into a game of musical chairs and making a lot of GallowsHumour.
6th May '17 5:54:52 AM DaibhidC
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*** The episode "The Night Manager" has a blink-and-you-miss-it moment when Funella calls eponymous night manager "Tom", after Creator/TomHiddleston's role in ''Series/TheNightManager''.

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*** The episode "The Night Manager" has a blink-and-you-miss-it moment when Funella calls the eponymous night manager "Tom", after Creator/TomHiddleston's role in ''Series/TheNightManager''.
6th May '17 5:51:28 AM DaibhidC
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* Try to think of a [[Franchise/TheMuppets Muppet]] production that doesn't include these. We'll wait.
** In particular, ''Series/TheMuppetShow'' almost always did {{Actor Allusion}}s about their current guest stars.
*** And then there's the episode in which Miss Piggy sings an old music hall song about a woman left at the altar by her fiance, dressed for the occasion in a wedding dress ''with a large pillow shoved up the front''. The significance of the abandoned bride's expanded waistline is left for the viewer to fill in.
*** Creator/JimHenson would have said that [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids the Muppet Show wasn't aimed at kids in the first place.]]
** Most of the sketches in ''Series/SesameStreet'' had slapstick and word-play for the kids, with parody as the Parental Bonus. And occasionally even some wordplay that was clearly not for the kids:
---> '''Count von Count:''' Ah-ha-ha! I am the best counter since Formica!
*** ''Sesame Street'' once did [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksL_7WrhWOc a parody of]] ''Theatre/WaitingForGodot''. After a while, the tree walked out [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible because it was too confusing]].
** Another ''Sesame Street'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzeBXARiA0I parody]] had a couple's car break down, forcing them to run through the rain to the door of a castle. The couple? Count von Count...and [[Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow Susan Sarandon]].
*** How about Katy Perry's sketch on ''Sesame Street'' with the naughty dress parodying "Hot and Cold"?
*** Will Arnett was on an episode doing [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment illusions]].
*** It has been argued that ''Sesame Street'' owes its success to "entertaining the parents so much they forced the kids to watch."
*** They even did a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkd5dJIVjgM parody]] of the Old Man Spice Commercial "Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike", teaching kids the word "on". It even skips "The tickets are now diamonds" with the clam biting Grover's nose. At the end, Grover says, "I'm on a horse!" but it is a cow, and he corrects himself after the cow moos.
** They did one teaching about the letter M...via a ''Law and Order: SVU'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5121VjLwqZM parody]].
** They even parodied the very adult Series/GameOfThrones with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhWUFXvaZjo Game of Chairs]], turning the SuccessionCrisis into a game of musical chairs and making a lot of GallowsHumour.
** Similarly, ''Series/FraggleRock'' played hard and fast with parody and social satire. One episode, for example, depicted a villain trying to take over the Rock with a very direct reference to Music/PinkFloyd's ''Music/TheWall''.
** ''Series/{{Dinosaurs}}'', another show from the Creator/JimHenson Company, also does this. And is even lampshaded in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXiwXVrjYHc this scene.]] Complete with AsideGlance.
-->"...The dialogue is sharp-edged, witty, and thematically skewed to adults."
** The British ''Sesame Street'' spin-off ''Series/TheFurchesterHotel'' is literally based on this; how many pre-schoolers have heard of London's exceedingly upmarket Dorchester Hotel?
** The wild chaos of Monster Tea-Time is also a reference to the Dorchester being known for its very posh afternoon tea.
** The episode "The Night Manager" has a blink-and-you-miss-it moment when Funella calls eponymous night manager "Tom", after Creator/TomHiddleston's role in ''Series/TheNightManager''.



* The Classic series of ''Series/DoctorWho'' used so much ParentService that it is still iconic for it, and defined how this trope is used on British television.

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* The Classic series of ''Series/DoctorWho'' used so much ParentService that it is still iconic for it, and defined how this trope is used on British television. In the modern series:
** "Love and Monsters". A man and an animated concrete slab containing a talking head have a "bit of a love life". Figure that out for yourself. As RTD put it, it was "good old-fashioned British smut".
** And in Tooth and Claw, "[The servants] were bald, athletic, your wife's away..I thought you were just happy."
** In "The Doctor Dances", the Ninth Doctor switches Jack's sonic blaster with a banana without Jack catching on. Funny enough on it's own, but funnier for those parents that recognize the joke from the Creator/BusterKeaton short "Film/TheHighSign".
** Dancing itself in "The Doctor Dances" is clearly a metaphor for something ("Doesn't the universe end if you ... dance?"), which is funny enough to the adults watching, and even more so if they're fannish enough to remember heated online arguments about the classic series's NoHuggingNoKissing.



** "Love and Monsters". A man and an animated concrete slab containing a talking head have a "bit of a love life". Figure that out for yourself.
** As RTD put it, it was "good old-fashioned British smut".
** And in Tooth and Claw, "[The servants] were bald, athletic, your wife's away..I thought you were just happy."
** In "The Doctor Dances", the Ninth Doctor switches Jack's sonic blaster with a banana without Jack catching on. Funny enough on it's own, but funnier for those parents that recognize the joke from the Creator/BusterKeaton short "Film/TheHighSign".



* ''Series/BetweenTheLions'' often bases musical numbers on songs well outside the experience of its target audience, such as a song about the importance of breakfast to the tune of "Roadhouse Blues".
** The guy responsible for that show he did the same thing for ''Series/SesameStreet'' with such numbers as "It's Hip to Be a Square."
** And let's not forget "How I miss my X." Literally, it was a puppet version of the letter "X."
* ''Series/{{Tweenies}}'' often did this. A highlight was when they imagined travelling in a spaceship returning various aliens to their home planets, which became a parody of ''Franchise/StarTrek''.
* On ''Series/{{Teletubbies}}'' Laalaa, Po and [[AmbiguouslyGay Tinky Winky]] take it in turns to dance in Laalaa's frilly piknk tutu. When Dipsy is offered the skirt he shouts "Run Away".


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* Try to think of a [[Franchise/TheMuppets Muppet]] production that doesn't include these. We'll wait.
** In particular, ''Series/TheMuppetShow'' almost always did {{Actor Allusion}}s about their current guest stars.
*** And then there's the episode in which Miss Piggy sings an old music hall song about a woman left at the altar by her fiance, dressed for the occasion in a wedding dress ''with a large pillow shoved up the front''. The significance of the abandoned bride's expanded waistline is left for the viewer to fill in.
*** Creator/JimHenson would have said that [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids the Muppet Show wasn't aimed at kids in the first place.]]
** Most of the sketches in ''Series/SesameStreet'' had slapstick and word-play for the kids, with parody as the Parental Bonus. And occasionally even some wordplay that was clearly not for the kids:
---> '''Count von Count:''' Ah-ha-ha! I am the best counter since Formica!
*** ''Sesame Street'' once did [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksL_7WrhWOc a parody of]] ''Theatre/WaitingForGodot''. After a while, the tree walked out [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible because it was too confusing]].
** Another ''Sesame Street'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzeBXARiA0I parody]] had a couple's car break down, forcing them to run through the rain to the door of a castle. The couple? Count von Count...and [[Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow Susan Sarandon]].
*** How about Katy Perry's sketch on ''Sesame Street'' with the naughty dress parodying "Hot and Cold"?
*** Will Arnett was on an episode doing [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment illusions]].
*** It has been argued that ''Sesame Street'' owes its success to "entertaining the parents so much they forced the kids to watch."
*** They even did a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkd5dJIVjgM parody]] of the Old Man Spice Commercial "Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike", teaching kids the word "on". It even skips "The tickets are now diamonds" with the clam biting Grover's nose. At the end, Grover says, "I'm on a horse!" but it is a cow, and he corrects himself after the cow moos.
*** They did one teaching about the letter M...via a ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5121VjLwqZM parody]].
*** They even parodied the very adult Series/GameOfThrones with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhWUFXvaZjo Game of Chairs]], turning the SuccessionCrisis into a game of musical chairs and making a lot of GallowsHumour.
** Similarly, ''Series/FraggleRock'' played hard and fast with parody and social satire. One episode, for example, depicted a villain trying to take over the Rock with a very direct reference to Music/PinkFloyd's ''Music/TheWall''.
** The British ''Sesame Street'' spin-off ''Series/TheFurchesterHotel'' is literally based on this; how many pre-schoolers have heard of London's exceedingly upmarket Dorchester Hotel?
*** The wild chaos of Monster Tea-Time is also a reference to the Dorchester being known for its very posh afternoon tea.
*** The episode "The Night Manager" has a blink-and-you-miss-it moment when Funella calls eponymous night manager "Tom", after Creator/TomHiddleston's role in ''Series/TheNightManager''.
* ''Series/BetweenTheLions'' often bases musical numbers on songs well outside the experience of its target audience, such as a song about the importance of breakfast to the tune of "Roadhouse Blues".
** The guy responsible for that show he did the same thing for ''Series/SesameStreet'' with such numbers as "It's Hip to Be a Square."
** And let's not forget "How I miss my X." Literally, it was a puppet version of the letter "X."
* ''Series/{{Tweenies}}'' often did this. A highlight was when they imagined travelling in a spaceship returning various aliens to their home planets, which became a parody of ''Franchise/StarTrek''.
* On ''Series/{{Teletubbies}}'' Laalaa, Po and [[AmbiguouslyGay Tinky Winky]] take it in turns to dance in Laalaa's frilly piknk tutu. When Dipsy is offered the skirt he shouts "Run Away".
* ''Series/{{Dinosaurs}}'', another show from the Creator/JimHenson Company, also does this. And is even lampshaded in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXiwXVrjYHc this scene.]] Complete with AsideGlance.
-->"...The dialogue is sharp-edged, witty, and thematically skewed to adults."
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6th May '17 5:26:44 AM DaibhidC
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** ''Sesame Street'' once did [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksL_7WrhWOc a parody of]] ''Theatre/WaitingForGodot''. After a while, the tree walked out [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible because it was too confusing]].

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** *** ''Sesame Street'' once did [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksL_7WrhWOc a parody of]] ''Theatre/WaitingForGodot''. After a while, the tree walked out [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible because it was too confusing]].



** How about Katy Perry's sketch on ''Sesame Street'' with the naughty dress parodying "Hot and Cold"?
** Will Arnett was on an episode doing [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment illusions]].

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** *** How about Katy Perry's sketch on ''Sesame Street'' with the naughty dress parodying "Hot and Cold"?
** *** Will Arnett was on an episode doing [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment illusions]].illusions]].
*** It has been argued that ''Sesame Street'' owes its success to "entertaining the parents so much they forced the kids to watch."
*** They even did a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkd5dJIVjgM parody]] of the Old Man Spice Commercial "Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike", teaching kids the word "on". It even skips "The tickets are now diamonds" with the clam biting Grover's nose. At the end, Grover says, "I'm on a horse!" but it is a cow, and he corrects himself after the cow moos.
** They did one teaching about the letter M...via a ''Law and Order: SVU'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5121VjLwqZM parody]].
** They even parodied the very adult Series/GameOfThrones with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhWUFXvaZjo Game of Chairs]], turning the SuccessionCrisis into a game of musical chairs and making a lot of GallowsHumour.



** It has been argued that ''Series/SesameStreet'' owes its success to "entertaining the parents so much they forced the kids to watch."
** They even did a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkd5dJIVjgM parody]] of the Old Man Spice Commercial "Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike", teaching kids the word "on". It even skips "The tickets are now diamonds" with the clam biting Grover's nose. At the end, Grover says, "I'm on a horse!" but it is a cow, and he corrects himself after the cow moos.
** They did one teaching about the letter M...via a ''Law and Order: SVU'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5121VjLwqZM parody]].
** They even parodied the very adult Series/GameOfThrones with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhWUFXvaZjo Game of Chairs]], turning the SuccessionCrisis into a game of musical chairs and making a lot of GallowsHumour.



** The British ''Sesame Street'' spin-off ''Series/TheFurchesterHotel'' is literally based on this; how many pre-schoolers have heard of London's exceedingly upmarket Dorchester Hotel? The wild chaos of Monster Tea-Time is also a reference to the Dorchester being known for its very posh afternoon tea.

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** The British ''Sesame Street'' spin-off ''Series/TheFurchesterHotel'' is literally based on this; how many pre-schoolers have heard of London's exceedingly upmarket Dorchester Hotel? Hotel?
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The wild chaos of Monster Tea-Time is also a reference to the Dorchester being known for its very posh afternoon tea.tea.
** The episode "The Night Manager" has a blink-and-you-miss-it moment when Funella calls eponymous night manager "Tom", after Creator/TomHiddleston's role in ''Series/TheNightManager''.
3rd May '17 8:59:08 AM 1810072342
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* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'': When Team Rocket are stealing Pokémon from a hospital, they modify their motto to fit the occasion:
-->'''Jessie:''' ''To protect us from all that chafing and itching.''
-->'''James:''' ''It might even stop all of Jessie's... [[LastSecondWordSwap complaining]].''



* TV presentation duo Dom and Dick explained to radio host Creator/ChrisEvans about the part of their live show where they have a staged argument, appeal to their audience for support, and conclude

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* TV presentation duo Dom and Dick explained to radio host Creator/ChrisEvans about the part of their live show where they have a staged argument, appeal to their audience for support, and concludeconclude:
8th Apr '17 10:43:25 AM lalalei2001
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* In ''Series/TobyTerrierAndHisVideoPals'' some jokes and sketches were aimed more at parents, like an entire plot reference to an ''I Love Lucy'' episode.
5th Mar '17 10:00:23 AM nombretomado
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* The Series/{{ALF}} comic, published by [[MarvelComics Marvel's STAR comics imprint]] from 1988-1992, had a very different tone from the TV series it was based on; it had a much more notable sci-fi twist to it, and ''loved'' to pack in all sorts of references and parodies to everything from Franchise/XMen and Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles to Film/CitizenKane and Theatre/DeathOfASalesman.

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* The Series/{{ALF}} comic, published by [[MarvelComics [[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel's STAR comics imprint]] from 1988-1992, had a very different tone from the TV series it was based on; it had a much more notable sci-fi twist to it, and ''loved'' to pack in all sorts of references and parodies to everything from Franchise/XMen and Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles to Film/CitizenKane and Theatre/DeathOfASalesman.
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