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24th Jul '17 8:45:39 AM TheHeroHartmut
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* The ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series contains are great deal of slapstick which has been refined over the course of the series. Some fighters such as Villager and Bowser Jr. have a number of moves based on slapstick, while the more serious fighters act better as StraightMan {{Foil}}s for them. Items include banana peels and curry so spicy it makes anyone who eats it run around uncontrollably while breathing fire. Opponents are sent flying through the air when hit, and you score knockouts by making them fly all the way off, or into, the screen.

* The ''VideoGame/RavingRabbids'' franchise is practially ''programmed'' around the word slapstick, since much of the games' humor revolves around the [[AmusingInjuries cartoonish, physical abuse the titular Rabbids receive]] as a cause of either a punishment from other characters or objects in the game, the player himself, or sometimes even from each other.

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* The ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series contains are great deal of slapstick which has been refined over the course of the series. Some fighters such as Villager and Bowser Jr. have a number of moves based on slapstick, while the more serious fighters act better as StraightMan {{Foil}}s for them. Items include [[VideoGame/MarioKart banana peels peels]], [[VideoGame/AnimalCrossing hives that cause a swarm of bees to pursue whoever they're thrown at]] and [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} curry so spicy it makes anyone who eats it run around uncontrollably while breathing fire. fire]]. Opponents are sent flying through the air when hit, and you score knockouts by making them fly [[ATwinkleInTheSky all the way off, off]], or into, [[CameraAbuse into]], the screen.

screen. Older games in the series also included a PaperFanOfDoom, which is a staple of Japanese slapstick comedy.
* The ''VideoGame/RavingRabbids'' franchise is practially practically ''programmed'' around the word slapstick, since much of the games' humor revolves around the [[AmusingInjuries cartoonish, physical abuse the titular Rabbids receive]] as a cause of either a punishment from other characters or objects in the game, the player himself, or sometimes even from each other.
12th Jul '17 1:16:04 AM bfunc
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** Possibly the purest example: the "plot" of every Road Runner cartoon is, essentially, "Wile E. Coyote tries to catch the Road Runner and hurts himself in hilarious ways". This happens to other characters also, but it's the ''only'' thing that ever happens to Wile E. (except for a couple of cartoons that replace "the Road Runner" with "Bugs Bunny").
12th Jul '17 1:09:51 AM bfunc
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* A "Punch and Judy Show" is a very old (dating back to at least the 17th century, and with roots in 16th century Italian live theatre) type of puppet show that ''lives'' on grotesquely exaggerated violence for the sake of humor.
14th Jun '17 4:39:14 PM waters20
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%%* ''WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy''
* ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife'' is replete with ''a lot'' of these, thanks to numerous AmusingInjuries any character suffers and surreal humor.



* There was a lot of slapstick in''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'': since the creator of the show, John Dilworth, is a big fan of classic Warner Bros and Creator/TexAvery animation. Much of the gags in the episodes are a result of Courage outsmarting the MonsterOfTheWeek to save his family.

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* There was a lot of slapstick in''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'': in ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'': since the creator of the show, John Dilworth, is a big fan of classic Warner Bros and Creator/TexAvery animation. Much of the gags in the episodes are a result of Courage outsmarting the MonsterOfTheWeek to save his family.
1st Jun '17 3:07:10 PM LOVEBUG53
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%%* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog''

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%%* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog''* There was a lot of slapstick in''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'': since the creator of the show, John Dilworth, is a big fan of classic Warner Bros and Creator/TexAvery animation. Much of the gags in the episodes are a result of Courage outsmarting the MonsterOfTheWeek to save his family.
1st Jun '17 2:59:28 PM LOVEBUG53
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* The ''VideoGame/RavingRabbids'' franchise is practially ''programmed'' around the word slapstick, since much of the games' humor revolves around the cartoonish, physical abuse the titular Rabbids receive as a cause of either a punishment from other characters or objects in the game, the player himself, or sometimes even from each other.

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* The ''VideoGame/RavingRabbids'' franchise is practially ''programmed'' around the word slapstick, since much of the games' humor revolves around the [[AmusingInjuries cartoonish, physical abuse the titular Rabbids receive receive]] as a cause of either a punishment from other characters or objects in the game, the player himself, or sometimes even from each other.
1st Jun '17 2:56:42 PM LOVEBUG53
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* The ''VideoGame/RavingRabbids'' franchise is practially ''programmed'' around the word slapstick, since much of the games' humor revolves around the physical abuse the titular Rabbids partake whether it'd be a punishment from other characters or objects in the game, player himself, or sometimes even from each other.

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* The ''VideoGame/RavingRabbids'' franchise is practially ''programmed'' around the word slapstick, since much of the games' humor revolves around the cartoonish, physical abuse the titular Rabbids partake whether it'd be receive as a cause of either a punishment from other characters or objects in the game, the player himself, or sometimes even from each other.
1st Jun '17 2:55:19 PM LOVEBUG53
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* The ''VideoGame/RavingRabbids'' franchise is practially ''programmed'' around the word slapstick, since much of the games' humor revolves around the physical abuse the titular Rabbids partake whether it'd be a punishment from the player himself, other characters or objects in the games and sometimes each other.

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* The ''VideoGame/RavingRabbids'' franchise is practially ''programmed'' around the word slapstick, since much of the games' humor revolves around the physical abuse the titular Rabbids partake whether it'd be a punishment from the player himself, other characters or objects in the games and game, player himself, or sometimes even from each other.
1st Jun '17 2:54:05 PM LOVEBUG53
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* The ''VideoGame/RavingRabbids'' franchise is practially ''programmed'' around the word slapstick, since much of the games' humor revolves around the physical abuse the titular Rabbids partake whether it'd be a punishment from the player himself, other characters or objects in the games and sometimes each other.
15th Apr '17 6:00:55 PM nombretomado
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%%* ''SonOfTheMask''.

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%%* ''SonOfTheMask''.''Film/SonOfTheMask''.
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