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20th May '16 1:53:36 PM Edrobot
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** The story is actually a sequel to Kamandi at Earth's End, a similarly terrible re-imagining of ''[[{{ComicBook/Kamandi}}, the Last Boy On Earth]]''. And while the biomechs and the cause of the apocalypse were explained, there's still plenty of stuff (including the twin clones of Hitler) that wasn't.

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** The story is actually a sequel to Kamandi ''Kamandi at Earth's End, End'', a similarly terrible re-imagining of ''[[{{ComicBook/Kamandi}}, ''[[{{ComicBook/Kamandi}} Kamandi the Last Boy On Earth]]''. And while the biomechs and the cause of the apocalypse were explained, there's still plenty of stuff (including the twin clones of Hitler) that wasn't.
20th May '16 1:52:21 PM Edrobot
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** The story is actually a sequel to Kamandi at Earth's End, a similarly terrible re-imagining of ''[[ComicBook/Kamandi, the Last Boy On Earth]]''. And while the biomechs and the cause of the apocalypse were explained, there's still plenty of stuff (including the twin clones of Hitler) that wasn't.

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** The story is actually a sequel to Kamandi at Earth's End, a similarly terrible re-imagining of ''[[ComicBook/Kamandi, ''[[{{ComicBook/Kamandi}}, the Last Boy On Earth]]''. And while the biomechs and the cause of the apocalypse were explained, there's still plenty of stuff (including the twin clones of Hitler) that wasn't.
20th May '16 1:51:57 PM Edrobot
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** The story is actually a sequel to Kamandi at Earth's End, a similarly terrible re-imagining of ''[[ComicBook/Kamandi, the Last Boy On Earth]]''. And while the biomechs and the cause of the apocalypse were explained, there's still plenty of stuff (including the twin clones of Hitler) that wasn't.
19th May '16 7:29:40 PM FF32
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* 'Mass Defect' by the late Kitty0706 is made up of this trope and few others, similar to every single video by him.

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* 'Mass Defect' by the late Kitty0706 is {{Machinima}}s made up of with ''VideoGame/GarrysMod'', such as ''Machinima/MassDefect'', tend to veer in this trope and few others, similar to every single video by him.direction.
17th May '16 11:28:24 AM PhiSat
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* ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'' suffers from this trope badly, [[MultipleEndings due to the way the game was structured]]. You could pick 3 different paths per level, Good, Evil, or Neutral. Depending on your choice, you end up in a completely different level, but the game always has to justify why Shadow ends up there, and more often than not, [[HeelFaceTurn especially when it goes against every other moral choice you've made up to that point]], the justifications are [[VillainTeleportation piss-poor]] or [[TeleportationMisfire completely arbitrary]].

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* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'':
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''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'' suffers from this trope badly, [[MultipleEndings due to the way the game was structured]]. You could pick 3 different paths per level, Good, Evil, or Neutral. Depending on your choice, you end up in a completely different level, but the game always has to justify why Shadow ends up there, and more often than not, [[HeelFaceTurn especially when it goes against every other moral choice you've made up to that point]], the justifications are [[VillainTeleportation piss-poor]] or [[TeleportationMisfire completely arbitrary]].


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** ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'': Sonic's story without the other two seems like a random series of events where a princess is kidnapped for no reason multiple times, he is attacked by a silver hedgehog, and Shadow comes to save him from said hedgehog. Only after playing Shadow and Silver's stories does any of what's happening and why begin to come together and make sense.
16th Mar '16 8:48:03 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Film/TheBigLebowski''. Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski is attacked by some thugs who urinate on his rug, shake him down for money, then leave after realizing they shook down the wrong guy. In a quest to get a replacement rug, he stumbles into a kidnapping and extortion plot which propels him from one bizarre situation to the next, all the while his friend [[TheMillstone Walter]] makes things difficult. In the end the kidnapping plot is resolved [[ShaggyDogStory in disappointing fashion,]] and then the movie goes on for a further fifteen minutes on a completely unrelated plot. Strangely, The Dude seems to be more or less cool with it, as the movie settles on a "Life goes on" {{Aesop}}, which is really the only way any of it makes sense. That, and RuleOfFunny.

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* ''Film/TheBigLebowski''. Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski is attacked by some thugs likened through song to a "tumbling tumbleweed" who urinate on his rug, shake him down for money, then leave after realizing they shook down the wrong guy. In randomly blows through a quest variety of plots and situations while trying to get a replacement rug, he stumbles into a kidnapping and extortion plot which propels him from one bizarre situation to the next, all the while his friend [[TheMillstone Walter]] makes things difficult. spoiled rug replaced. In the end end, a lot has happened but the kidnapping plot is resolved [[ShaggyDogStory in disappointing fashion,]] and then the movie goes on for a further fifteen minutes on a completely unrelated plot. Strangely, The Dude seems to be more or less cool with it, as the movie settles on a "Life goes on" {{Aesop}}, which is really the only way any of it makes sense. That, and RuleOfFunny.has not accomplished much.



* ''Film/KnockedUp'' and especially its SpinOff ''Film/ThisIs40'' can be seen as this each with their own very loose narrative.
* ''Film/TheCannonballRun'' and other movies about an illegal, cross-country road race. Next time you watch one, compare how many scenes are about the race and how many happen to take place during it.
** ''Film/CannonballRunII'' is particularly notable for this, to the extent that the filmmakers didn't even ''pretend'' that the race mattered to the structure of the film. Once all the amusing business is settled, the last 80% or so of the race is shown as animated cartoon depicting where the racers are relative to each other and takes maybe two minutes.

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* ''Film/KnockedUp'' and especially its SpinOff ''Film/ThisIs40'' can be seen as this each with their own very loose narrative.
* ''Film/TheCannonballRun'' and other movies about an illegal, cross-country road race. Next time you watch one, compare how many scenes are about the race and how many happen to take place during it.
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it. ''Film/CannonballRunII'' is particularly notable for this, to the extent that the filmmakers didn't even ''pretend'' that the race mattered to the structure of the film. Once all the amusing business is settled, the last 80% or so of the race is shown as animated cartoon depicting where the racers are relative to each other and takes maybe two minutes.
16th Mar '16 8:40:43 AM CaptainCrawdad
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** However, the direct to video midquel uses a more traditional narrative structure.



** Another of his films, ''WesternAnimation/RockADoodle'', seems to be a series of random events slapped together to sort of create a story based on ''Literature/TheCanterburyTales''.

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** Another of his films, * ''WesternAnimation/RockADoodle'', seems to be a series of random events slapped together to sort of create a story based on ''Literature/TheCanterburyTales''.
16th Mar '16 8:38:02 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Film/SpiceWorld''. WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick even developed a random weird shit-o-meter to help them pad out the movie for as long as possible.

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* ''Film/SpiceWorld''. WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick even developed ''Film/SpiceWorld'' is just a sequence of random weird shit-o-meter to help them pad out things happening that involve the movie for as long as possible.Spice Girls.



* ''Film/{{Birdemic}}'' is like this and that the film meanders for about 45 minutes before the birds actually appear lends itself to that. In fact the birds don't really appear so much as just happen to the movie as there's a one minute sequence of about ten establishing shots and the last one just suddenly features birds attacking the city.
** The birds not appearing until the halfway mark is at least a reference to ''Film/TheBirds'', which was also a romance movie until the halfway point. Same with the sudden ending. The plot makes a little more sense if you think of it as a really, really bad tribute to ''Film/TheBirds''



* Film/TheRoom has maybe half an hour of actual plot. The rest of it is completely meaningless events and unresolved B-plots that add nothing to the story.

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* Film/TheRoom ''Film/TheRoom'' has maybe half an hour of actual plot. The rest of it is completely meaningless events and unresolved B-plots that add nothing to the story.



* The "Smooth Criminal" segment of ''Film/{{Moonwalker}}''. It starts with Michael and his kid friends playing soccer in a verdant meadow. It ends with him performing a concert at a club. In between, we have a dance number in a 1930s club that's deserted one moment and inhabited the next, Michael transforming into a spaceship to defeat an evil drug lord wielding a giant laser, and other stuff. Why? As with much of the film, Jackson wills it.

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* ''Film/{{Moonwalker}}''. The film is mostly a string of unconnected vignettes. The "Smooth Criminal" segment of ''Film/{{Moonwalker}}''.section, which attempts a longer-form plot, is itself an example. It starts with Michael and his kid friends playing soccer in a verdant meadow. It ends with him performing a concert at a club. In between, we have a dance number in a 1930s club that's deserted one moment and inhabited the next, Michael transforming into a spaceship to defeat an evil drug lord wielding a giant laser, and other stuff. Why? As with much of the film, Jackson wills it.
8th Mar '16 1:52:07 PM erforce
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** ''Cannonball Run II'' is particularly notable for this, to the extent that the filmmakers didn't even ''pretend'' that the race mattered to the structure of the film. Once all the amusing business is settled, the last 80% or so of the race is shown as animated cartoon depicting where the racers are relative to each other and takes maybe two minutes.

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** ''Cannonball Run II'' ''Film/CannonballRunII'' is particularly notable for this, to the extent that the filmmakers didn't even ''pretend'' that the race mattered to the structure of the film. Once all the amusing business is settled, the last 80% or so of the race is shown as animated cartoon depicting where the racers are relative to each other and takes maybe two minutes.
8th Feb '16 1:55:13 AM TitoMosquito
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** ''[[BigDamnMovie Hey There, It's Yogi Bear!]]''

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** ''[[BigDamnMovie ''[[TheMovie Hey There, It's Yogi Bear!]]''
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