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12th Jan '16 6:28:12 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* Ironically, this Trope was Deconstructed and Defied in ''WesternAnimation/RubixTheAmazingCube'', a short-lived series meant to capitalize on the toy's popularity. Pretty much every character could solve it within a minute, and while the main cast had an excuse (Rubix was powerless if his colors were mixed, which happened by accident rather often) it made little sense for anyone else.
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* Ironically, this Trope was Deconstructed and Defied in ''WesternAnimation/RubixTheAmazingCube'', ''WesternAnimation/RubikTheAmazingCube'', a short-lived series meant to capitalize on the toy's popularity. Pretty much every character could solve it within a minute, and while the main cast had an excuse (Rubix was powerless if his colors were mixed, scrambled, which happened [[OnceAnEpisode by accident rather often) often]]) it made little sense for anyone else.
12th Jan '16 6:25:04 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* Ironically, this Trope was Deconstructed and Defied in ''WesternAnimation/RubixTheAmazingCube'', a short-lived series meant to capitalize on the toy's popularity. Pretty much every character could solve it within a minute, and while the main cast had an excuse (Rubix was powerless if his colors were mixed, which happened by accident rather often) it made little sense for anyone else.
15th Nov '15 8:05:20 PM Oneris
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*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.
6th Sep '15 5:15:15 PM nombretomado
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* On one episode of ''Series/TheDailyShow'', [[NeildeGrasseTyson Neil deGrasse Tyson]] 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'', [[NeildeGrasseTyson Neil deGrasse Tyson]] 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.
17th Aug '15 11:46:51 PM rotheryAM
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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.
27th Jul '15 5:45:51 AM foxfireman
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* In ''Film/{Citizenfour}'', Edward Snowden plays with a Rubik's Cube as a predetermined signal to identify himself in a restaurant to a person he's never met.
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* In ''Film/{Citizenfour}'', ''Film/{{Citizenfour}}'', Edward Snowden plays with a Rubik's Cube as a predetermined signal to identify himself in a restaurant to a person he's never met.
27th Jul '15 5:42:56 AM foxfireman
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* In ''Film/{Citizenfour}'', Edward Snowden plays with a Rubik's Cube as a predetermined signal to identify himself in a restaurant to a person he's never met.
23rd Apr '15 3:05:11 AM TARINunit9
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** Chris's actor, Will Smith, has stated in interviews that there was only one Rubik's cube on the set so that Will couldn't cheat with a jump cut; he had to learn to solve it properly.
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** Chris's actor, Will Smith, has stated in interviews that the jump cuts weren't there was only one Rubik's cube on to help him cheat; the set so that Will couldn't cheat with a jump cut; director made sure he had to learn leaned to solve it properly.
23rd Apr '15 2:57:55 AM TARINunit9
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** Chris's actor, Will Smith, has stated in interviews that there was only one Rubik's cube on the set so that Will couldn't cheat with a jump cut; he had to learn to solve it properly.
30th Mar '15 7:35:06 AM FF32
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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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