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24th Feb '16 10:56:16 PM DragonRanger
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* Given how MerchandiseDriven it is, ''Franchise/SuperSentai''/''Franchise/PowerRangers'' does this too, once or twice. In ''Series/KyoryuSentaiZyuranger'''s GrandFinale, they go through each gattai combination in order to save the day.
** ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' justified it, though: they were switching forms so fast to overload the adaptable enemy robot.
** Happens again in ''Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger'' and ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai'', with an increasing number of additions to the [=ShinkenOh=]/Samurai Megazord, culminating in the Samurai [=HaOh=]/Samurai Gigazord.

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* Given how MerchandiseDriven it is, ''Franchise/SuperSentai''/''Franchise/PowerRangers'' does and its sister show ''Franchise/KamenRider'' do this. Premiere episodes can usually be counted on to have a first transformation and fight scene that shows off the TransformationTrinket, the heroes' Ranger/Rider forms and their abilities (including the traditional FinishingMove), their weapons, and their mecha (in ''Sentai''/''Rangers'') or motorcycle (''Kamen Rider''). The debut of [[SixthRanger an additional Ranger or Rider]] or a SuperMode later on prompts a similar blitz of showing off merchandising. And that's not counting other powerups accumulated along the way; if there are enough of them (and both shows these days frequently involve series of collectible little powerup trinkets) then there could easily be a variant of this too, once or twice. In ''Series/KyoryuSentaiZyuranger'''s GrandFinale, they go through each gattai combination in order to save trope where something new is shown off ''every week'' near the day.
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** Sometimes ''Super Sentai'' and ''Power Rangers'' have an episode involving their CombiningMecha switching between every possible combination. ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' justified it, though: doing this, though, as the enemy robot continually adapted to the formation they were using so the Rangers kept switching forms so fast combinations faster than it could keep up in an attempt to overload the adaptable enemy robot.
** Happens again in ''Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger'' and ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai'', with an increasing number of additions to the [=ShinkenOh=]/Samurai Megazord, culminating in the Samurai [=HaOh=]/Samurai Gigazord.
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9th Jan '16 6:00:20 PM rjung
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A subtrope of ProductPlacement and a variant of IntroDump. The commercial cousin to BigLippedAlligatorMoment and CutawayGag.

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A subtrope of ProductPlacement and EnforcedPlug, and often a variant of IntroDump. The commercial cousin to BigLippedAlligatorMoment and CutawayGag.
8th Dec '15 8:04:04 AM reebty
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* ''Film/WaynesWorld'' parodies the trope when Wayne and Benjamin are arguing about Wayne and Garth's obligations after having signed a contract with a corporate sponsor. Wayne tells Benjamin he doesn't intend to sell out while he and Garth [[HypocriticalHumor blatantly advertise various products]].
22nd Nov '15 10:57:04 AM nombretomado
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* Spoofed in one ''{{FoxTrot}}'' Sunday comic. Jason draws a [[ShowWithinAShow Slug-Man comic strip]] where each panel is a naked plug for a different Slug-Man toy, playset or vehicle, complete with a list of accessories and suggested retail prices.

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* Spoofed in one ''{{FoxTrot}}'' ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' Sunday comic. Jason draws a [[ShowWithinAShow Slug-Man comic strip]] where each panel is a naked plug for a different Slug-Man toy, playset or vehicle, complete with a list of accessories and suggested retail prices.
30th Oct '15 7:45:05 PM randomsurfer
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* Spoofed in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' as part of a larger spoof of MerchandiseDriven kids' shows, ''The Creator/{{Mattel}} and Mars Bar Quick Energy Choco-Bot Hour''. The group's leader tells them to "put down those fun Mattel toys, we've got work to do!" This is followed by AnInsert showing the characters' hands as they place the toys very carefully on a blank background to show kids what they should ask their parents for this Christmas. This also qualifies as BitingTheHandHumor, since Mattel was the first company to make ''Simpsons'' toys.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
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Spoofed in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' as part of a larger spoof of MerchandiseDriven kids' shows, ''The Creator/{{Mattel}} and Mars Bar Quick Energy Choco-Bot Hour''. The group's leader tells them to "put down those fun Mattel toys, we've got work to do!" This is followed by AnInsert showing the characters' hands as they place the toys very carefully on a blank background to show kids what they should ask their parents for this Christmas. This also qualifies as BitingTheHandHumor, since Mattel was the first company to make ''Simpsons'' toys.toys.
** In the episode "The Front" where Bart & Lisa write WesternAnimation/ItchyAndScratchy cartoons using Grandpa as their Beard, Grandpa is up for a writing Emmy. His competition includes the ''Action Figure Man'' episode "How to Buy Action Figure Man," which explains to children how to get their parents to buy them an Action Figure Man toy.
18th Aug '15 2:18:25 AM LondonKdS
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* The ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "Victory of the Daleks" has a lengthy and gratuitous sequence designed just to introduce all the different varients of the "New Paradigm" Dalek redesign, which in itself was suspected by fans as being largely motivated by a desire to be [[MerchandiseDriven even more toyetic]].
9th Jul '15 10:59:40 AM randomtroper89
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A subtrope of ProductPlacement and a variant of IntroDump. The commercial cousin to BigLippedAlligatorMoment and ManateeGag.

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A subtrope of ProductPlacement and a variant of IntroDump. The commercial cousin to BigLippedAlligatorMoment and ManateeGag.
CutawayGag.
31st Dec '14 1:25:16 PM MarkLungo
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31st Aug '14 8:14:37 AM SomewhatMisleading
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* One of the most reviled examples is found in ''WesternAnimation/EightCrazyNights'', an animated film that isn't based on any previously existing property (although the title comes from a song). "The Intervention Song" is ''supposed'' to be a moving, heartfelt scene where we learn the JerkAss main character's very sad backstory... and it is utterly disgusting in a way that's hard to describe. It really needs to be seen to be disbelieved.

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* One of the most reviled examples is found in ''WesternAnimation/EightCrazyNights'', an animated film that isn't based on any previously existing property (although the title comes from a song). [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ih9-ILddmIY "The Intervention Song" Song"]] is ''supposed'' to be a moving, heartfelt scene where we learn the JerkAss main character's very sad backstory... and it is utterly disgusting in a way that's hard to describe. It really needs to be seen to be disbelieved.
30th Jul '14 8:15:02 AM rjung
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** Parodied by IDW in their ''Transformers'' comic [[http://tfwiki.net/mediawiki/images2/5/5d/PrimusAllGoodThings-introdump.jpg here.]]
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