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24th Feb '17 4:05:21 AM StFan
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* In a ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' comic, [[InsufferableGenius Jason]] buys a Rubik's Cube at a garage sale after hearing it was ''the'' puzzle of the 80s. He solves it quickly, failing to see how anyone could have found it "hard".

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* In a ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' comic, [[InsufferableGenius Jason]] buys a Rubik's Cube at a garage sale after hearing it was ''the'' puzzle of the 80s.'80s. He solves it quickly, failing to see how anyone could have found it "hard".



* ''WesternAnimation/WallE''. After EVE has arrived on Earth, WALL·E takes her to his "house" and shows her the (unsolved) Rubik's cube. The camera moves away following WALL·E and when it returns only a few seconds later, EVE has solved the Rubik's cube.

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* ''WesternAnimation/WallE''. After EVE has arrived on Earth, WALL·E WALL•E takes her to his "house" and shows her the (unsolved) Rubik's cube. The camera moves away following WALL·E WALL•E and when it returns only a few seconds later, EVE has solved the Rubik's cube.



* On one episode of ''Series/TheDailyShow'', UsefulNotes/NeilDeGrasseTyson walked onstage with a solved Rubik's cube. Once he'd done his bit, John Stewart tells the audience that they'd given Tyson the cube thirty seconds ago.

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* On one episode of ''Series/TheDailyShow'', ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'', UsefulNotes/NeilDeGrasseTyson walked onstage with a solved Rubik's cube. Once he'd done his bit, John Jon Stewart tells the audience that they'd given Tyson the cube thirty seconds ago.



** They also invoked the trope during the first Viral Videos episode as a means of demonstrating how easy it is to create misleading video footage. The finished clip shows Adam and Jamie each quickly solving a Rubik's cube, Jamie while blindfolded and Adam using only his feet - after showing the clip, however, they explain that they'd actually started with solved cubes and filmed themselves scrambling them, then played the footage backwards to make it ''look'' like they were solving the cubes.

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** They also invoked the trope during the first Viral Videos episode as a means of demonstrating how easy it is to create misleading video footage. The finished clip shows Adam and Jamie each quickly solving a Rubik's cube, Jamie while blindfolded and Adam using only his feet - -- after showing the clip, however, they explain that they'd actually started with solved cubes and filmed themselves scrambling them, then played the footage backwards to make it ''look'' like they were solving the cubes.



* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/JimmyNeutron'', Jimmy uses a device that turns Sheen into a genius. One of the things Sheen did after that was solving a Rubik's cube blindfolded in about 5 seconds.

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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/JimmyNeutron'', ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'', Jimmy uses a device that turns Sheen into a genius. One of the things Sheen did after that was solving a Rubik's cube blindfolded in about 5 seconds.
24th Feb '17 1:58:25 AM eroock
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* Webcomic/GirlGenius is seen solving a Rubik's cube.

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* Webcomic/GirlGenius Agatha from ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' is seen solving a Rubik's cube.cube in the Radio Theatre interludes.
24th Feb '17 1:55:16 AM eroock
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* Made the page image for ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''.

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* Made the page image for ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''.Webcomic/GirlGenius is seen solving a Rubik's cube.
23rd Feb '17 7:55:16 PM Willbyr
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22nd Feb '17 2:28:49 PM eroock
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* In Webcomic/TruLifeAdventures, Bert solves one while explaining to someone why speedcubing doesn't qualify as a suitable challenge for his title of the King of All Gamers.
* In Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt, the rabbit student shows his new cube to his fairy friend 'Snuffles', who's never seen one before. She solves it in her head in only 30 moves, despite [[GeniusDitz not being to count past ten]]. He claims he can do it in 20.
* Made the page image for ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''

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* In Webcomic/TruLifeAdventures, ''Webcomic/TruLifeAdventures'', Bert solves one while explaining to someone why speedcubing doesn't qualify as a suitable challenge for his title of the King of All Gamers.
* In Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt, ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'', the rabbit student shows his new cube to his fairy friend 'Snuffles', who's never seen one before. She solves it in her head in only 30 moves, despite [[GeniusDitz not being to count past ten]]. He claims he can do it in 20.
* Made the page image for ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''''Webcomic/GirlGenius''.
31st Jan '17 12:31:19 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* From ''Webcomic/TheWorldIsFlat''; in one of comic, a teenage girl attends a masquerade party social dressed as one because she wants to date someone smart. "You have to be smart to get into ''these'' pants!" she exclaims.
9th Oct '16 12:31:56 AM KidDynamite
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* Turned Up To Eleven on one episode of ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'', where Walter and Sylvester are racing to see who can solve '''TEN''' cubes the fastest. Walter shows off by solving the last one behind his back.

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* Turned Up To Eleven TurnedUpToEleven on one episode of ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'', where Walter and Sylvester are racing to see who can solve '''TEN''' cubes the fastest. Walter shows off by solving the last one behind his back.
7th Sep '16 11:23:26 PM StongRadd
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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'', where [[TheDitz Billy's father]] solves a demonic Rubik's Cube in seconds by switching the stickers around.

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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'', where [[TheDitz Billy's father]] solves a demonic Rubik's Cube in seconds by [[CuttingTheKnot switching the stickers around.around]].
20th Aug '16 5:35:03 PM RustyBill
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* In ''Film/{{Megaforce}}'', one of the MegaForce troopers solves a Rubik's Cube in a matter of minutes, while en route to a mission.
20th Aug '16 5:04:32 PM KidDynamite
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* Turned Up To Eleven on one episode of ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'', where Walter and Sylvester are racing to see who can solve ''ten'' cubes the fastest. Walter shows off by solving the last one behind his back.

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* Turned Up To Eleven on one episode of ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'', where Walter and Sylvester are racing to see who can solve ''ten'' '''TEN''' cubes the fastest. Walter shows off by solving the last one behind his back.
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