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10th Jun '17 10:34:03 PM leolino2
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** "Blame It On Lisa" is full of these, deliberately used for humorous effect in its portrayal of Brazil, however they did lampshade one of the popular misconceptions by having Bart painstakingly learn Spanish for the trip... [[RealityEnsues only to learn Brazilians speak Portuguese.]] A few things were brilliantly correct, such as the steakhouse with meat in swords and the colorful currency ("Ahh, look at all that pink and purple".[[note]]Respectively R$ 10 and R$ 5; other banknotes include R$ 2 (blue), R$ 20 (yellow), R$ 50 (amber) and R$ 100 (sky blue); the only green Brazilian Real banknote was R$ 1, which has since been discontinued[[/note]] "Our money sure is gay"). One particular geographical slip is for the kidnappers to take Homer, whom they kidnapped in Rio, all the way to the Amazon forest, a couple of thousand miles away. This episode is actually [[BannedInChina banned for broadcast]] in Brazil, except if you have FOX on cable, where it's shown regularly like any other episode.

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** "Blame It On Lisa" is full of these, deliberately used for humorous effect in its portrayal of Brazil, however they did lampshade one of the popular misconceptions by having Bart painstakingly learn Spanish for the trip... [[RealityEnsues only to learn Brazilians speak Portuguese.]] A few things were brilliantly correct, such as the steakhouse with meat in swords and the colorful currency ("Ahh, look at all that pink and purple".[[note]]Respectively R$ 10 and R$ 5; other banknotes include R$ 2 (blue), R$ 20 (yellow), R$ 50 (amber) and R$ 100 (sky blue); the only green Brazilian Real banknote was R$ 1, which has since been discontinued[[/note]] "Our money sure is gay"). One particular geographical slip is for the kidnappers to take Homer, whom they kidnapped in Rio, all the way to the Amazon forest, a couple of thousand miles away. This episode is actually [[BannedInChina banned for broadcast]] in Brazil, except if you have FOX on cable, where it's shown regularly like any other episode.
10th Jun '17 10:28:53 PM leolino2
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** "Blame It On Lisa" is full of these, deliberately used for humorous effect in its portrayal of Brazil, however they did lampshade one of the popular misconceptions by having Bart painstakingly learn Spanish for the trip... [[RealityEnsues only to learn Brazilians speak Portuguese.]] A few things were brilliantly correct, such as the steakhouse with meat in swords and the colorful currency ("Ahh, look at all that pink and purple".[[note]]Respectively R$ 10 and R$ 5; other banknotes include R$ 2 (white), R$ 20 (yellow), R$ 50 (amber) and R$ 100 (sky blue); the only green Brazilian Real banknote was R$ 1, which has since been discontinued[[/note]] "Our money sure is gay"). One particular geographical slip is for the kidnappers to take Homer, whom they kidnapped in Rio, all the way to the Amazon forest, a couple of thousand miles away. This episode is actually [[BannedInChina banned for broadcast]] in Brazil, except if you have FOX on cable, where it's shown regularly like any other episode.

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** "Blame It On Lisa" is full of these, deliberately used for humorous effect in its portrayal of Brazil, however they did lampshade one of the popular misconceptions by having Bart painstakingly learn Spanish for the trip... [[RealityEnsues only to learn Brazilians speak Portuguese.]] A few things were brilliantly correct, such as the steakhouse with meat in swords and the colorful currency ("Ahh, look at all that pink and purple".[[note]]Respectively R$ 10 and R$ 5; other banknotes include R$ 2 (white), (blue), R$ 20 (yellow), R$ 50 (amber) and R$ 100 (sky blue); the only green Brazilian Real banknote was R$ 1, which has since been discontinued[[/note]] "Our money sure is gay"). One particular geographical slip is for the kidnappers to take Homer, whom they kidnapped in Rio, all the way to the Amazon forest, a couple of thousand miles away. This episode is actually [[BannedInChina banned for broadcast]] in Brazil, except if you have FOX on cable, where it's shown regularly like any other episode.
10th Jun '17 7:02:27 PM leolino2
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** ''Street Fighter III: Third Strike'' averts this. Its Brazilian stage is set in Santos Harbour, and we can see a small truck of Brazilian coffee and a huge cargo ship. And they all have proper Portuguese written on them.
** And it's back again for ''Street Fighter V''. The Brazilian stage is set on a favela on Rio de Janeiro (a pretty faithful recreation at that), but one of the background characters is a dancer on Carnaval costume, even though there are no signs on the stage that it is set during Carnaval.

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** Capcom apparently took note, as ''Street Fighter III: Third Strike'' averts this.the trope. Its Brazilian stage is set in Santos Harbour, and we can see a small truck of Brazilian coffee and a huge cargo ship. And they all have proper Portuguese written on them.
** And it's But then it was back again for ''Street Fighter V''. The Brazilian stage is set on a favela on Rio de Janeiro (a pretty faithful recreation at that), but one of the background characters is a dancer on Carnaval costume, even though there are no signs on the stage that it is set during Carnaval.
10th Jun '17 6:58:50 PM leolino2
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** In ''Street Fighter III: Second Impact'', the Brazilian stage is set in "SÃO PAURO" (sic). The stage itself is a common street, where there is an overturned truck written "CEAZA" (where the right would be "CEASA"), loaded with bananas [[note]]CEASA stands for Companhia Estadual de Abastecimento, Sociedae Anônima - roughly translated as State Company of Supply, Inc. Every Brazilian state has one. It is the company that supplies fruit, vegetables and other agro products to public fairs and supermarkets, besides selling them to the final comsumer. So, if you see one of these trucks, it's actually likely to be loaded with bananas, but also with melons, pineapples, lettuce, carrots etc.[[/note]] . Obviously, there are monkeys all over the place.

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** In ''Street Fighter III: Second Impact'', the Brazilian stage is set in "SÃO PAURO" (sic). (''sic''). The stage itself is a common street, where there is an overturned truck written "CEAZA" (where the right would (it should be "CEASA"), loaded with bananas [[note]]CEASA bananas[[note]]CEASA stands for Companhia Estadual de Abastecimento, Sociedae Anônima - roughly translated as State Company of Supply, Inc. Every Most Brazilian state has states have one. It is the company that supplies fruit, vegetables and other agro products to public fairs and supermarkets, besides selling them to the final comsumer.consumer. So, if you see one of these trucks, it's actually likely to be loaded with bananas, but also with melons, pineapples, lettuce, carrots etc.[[/note]] . Also, in São Paulo, it hasn't actually been called CEASA for some 50 years.[[/note]]. Obviously, there are monkeys all over the place.
4th Jun '17 7:13:34 AM MagmaDragoon
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* Averted in ''VideoGame/SonicWings 2'', where the Brazilian stage is set on a hidden military base within the Pantanal wetlands.

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* Averted in ''VideoGame/SonicWings 2'', ''[[VideoGame/SonicWings Sonic Wings 2]]'', where the Brazilian stage is set on a hidden military base within the Pantanal wetlands.



** In ''VideoGame/StreetFighterII'', we have [[BeastMan Blanka]], who is a Brazilian beastman with green skin, fur, and who can unleash electricity. His stage is apparently an Amazonian village. With a huge anaconda.

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** In ''VideoGame/StreetFighterII'', we have [[BeastMan Blanka]], who is a Brazilian beastman with green skin, fur, and who can unleash electricity. His stage is apparently an Amazonian village. With a huge anaconda.anaconda on a tree.



** In ''Street Fighter III: Second Impact'', the Brazilian stage is set in "SÃO PAURO". The stage itself is a common street, where there is an overturned truck written "CEAZA" (where the right would be "CEASA"), loaded with bananas [[note]]CEASA stands for Companhia Estadual de Abastecimento, Sociedae Anônima - roughly translated as State Company of Supply, Inc. Every Brazilian state has one. It is the company that supplies fruit, vegetables and other agro products to public fairs and supermarkets, besides selling them to the final comsumer. So, if you see one of these trucks, it's actually likely to be loaded with bananas, but also with melons, pineapples, lettuce, carrots etc.[[/note]] . Obviously, there are monkeys all over the place.

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** The ''Street Fighter III'' averts it a bit with it's Brazilian character, Sean Matsuda, who is a disciple of Ken who plays basketball.
** In ''Street Fighter III: Second Impact'', the Brazilian stage is set in "SÃO PAURO".PAURO" (sic). The stage itself is a common street, where there is an overturned truck written "CEAZA" (where the right would be "CEASA"), loaded with bananas [[note]]CEASA stands for Companhia Estadual de Abastecimento, Sociedae Anônima - roughly translated as State Company of Supply, Inc. Every Brazilian state has one. It is the company that supplies fruit, vegetables and other agro products to public fairs and supermarkets, besides selling them to the final comsumer. So, if you see one of these trucks, it's actually likely to be loaded with bananas, but also with melons, pineapples, lettuce, carrots etc.[[/note]] . Obviously, there are monkeys all over the place.



** The newly introduced Brazilian in SF V is Laura Matsuda, sister of Sean from the SF III games, who fights with what looks like Jiu-Jitsu and uses electric powers for whatever reason. She's explicitly stated to be based on the Brazilian stereotypes, as the series producer claimed that on a trip to Brazil he saw the Brazilian women and they didn't look as hot as the country's fame would led one to believe.



** Even though the [[BadassCrew Ikari Team]] in 94 represents Brazil, none of its members are Brazilian. However, later on fans created the misconception that Leona is Brazilian, and this 94 stage is apparently the only reason for this.

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** Even though the [[BadassCrew Ikari Team]] in 94 represents Brazil, none of its members are Brazilian. However, later on fans created the misconception that Leona is Brazilian, and this 94 stage is apparently the only reason for this. Her official nationality is "unknown", as she's an orphan whom Heidern found on a village in a undisclosed part of South America.



** XIV also averts the trope with it's South American stage, which is set on the Iguazu Falls, near the triple frontier between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.

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** XIV also averts the trope with it's South American stage, which is set on the Iguazu Falls, near the triple frontier between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. It also kinda-averts it with the new character Zarina, who is by all intents and purposes a walking Brazilian stereotype (tan skinned, flirtatious personality, yellow and green {{Stripperiffic}} clothes, fights with a mix of Capoeira and Samba and has a pet toucan) but is explicitly stated to be Colombian.


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* The ''{{VideoGame/Tekken}}'' series does it's best to avert this with mixed results. ''Tekken 3'' introduces Eddy Gordo, probably the first fighting game character who uses Capoeira but whose fighting style actually resembles the real Capoeira. His presence alone made the game insanely popular in Brazil, though some players hate him with a passion due to how easy he is to play even by button mashers. He was later replaced by Christie Monteiro, who's basically a female model swap of Eddy.
** As the series progressed, ''Creator/BandaiNamcoEntertainment'' decided to have all of it's characters speaking their native language. Showing that they did their homework, in ''Tekken 7'' not only Eddy speaks perfectly fluent Brazilian Portuguese but they also introduced a new Brazilian gal, Katarina, who fights with Sovat and whose main characteristic is that she swears a lot. Surprise, not only she speaks fluent Brazilian Portuguese but they even got all of the swearing right!
9th May '17 7:14:50 AM Crino37
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow', during the episode "Beer Walk!", Cleveland has a fantasy about faking his own death and fleeing to Rio de Janeiro, where he engages in bull riding (a sport that isn't popular in Brazil) and several texts in spanish can be seeing in the streets. Somewhat [[JustifiedTrope justified]], considering it was just a ImagineSpot.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow', ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'', during the episode "Beer Walk!", Cleveland has a fantasy about faking his own death and fleeing to Rio de Janeiro, where he engages in bull riding (a sport that isn't popular in Brazil) and several texts in spanish can be seeing in the streets. Somewhat [[JustifiedTrope justified]], considering it was just a ImagineSpot.
9th May '17 7:09:33 AM Crino37
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow', during the episode "Beer Walk!", Cleveland has a fantasy about faking his own death and fleeing to Rio de Janeiro, where he engages in bull riding (a sport that isn't popular in Brazil) and several texts in spanish can be seeing in the streets. Somewhat [[JustifiedTrope justified]], considering it was just a ImagineSpot.
13th Feb '17 3:09:17 PM drwhom
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Brazil, as with other Latin American countries, is a constant victim of research failure, as most people around the world only know Brazil from tropes like this. For the record, the real capital of Brazil is Brasília, which is no hamlet itself at 2.5 million people. Rio used to be the capital up until April 21, 1960, when Brasília was founded by then-Brazilian President [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juscelino_Kubitschek Juscelino Kubitschek]]. It even is considered a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brasília World Heritage Site]] by UNESCO (Buenos Aires is not in Brazil at all, but in neighboring Argentina). Brasília actually represents another similarity between Brazil and the United States: like UsefulNotes/WashingtonDC, it was a city [[SpaceBrasilia built from the ground up to be the national capital]], in a less than desirable physical environment (Washington, D.C. was built on a swamp, Brasília was built in the middle of the Cerrado (a savannah-like environment found mainly in Brazil's center and west) and their metropolitan areas are similar in population.

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Brazil, as with other Latin American countries, is a constant victim of research failure, as most people around the world only know Brazil from tropes like this. For the record, the real capital of Brazil is Brasília, which is no hamlet itself at 2.5 million people. Rio used to be the capital up until April 21, 1960, when Brasília was founded by then-Brazilian President [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juscelino_Kubitschek Juscelino Kubitschek]]. It even is considered a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brasília World Heritage Site]] by UNESCO (Buenos Aires is not in Brazil at all, but in neighboring Argentina). Brasília actually represents another similarity between Brazil and the United States: like UsefulNotes/WashingtonDC, it was a city [[SpaceBrasilia built from the ground up to be the national capital]], in a less than desirable physical environment (Washington, D.C. was built on a swamp, Brasília was built in the middle of the Cerrado (a Cerrado, a savannah-like environment found mainly in Brazil's center and west) and their metropolitan areas are similar in population.
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20th Nov '16 3:06:47 AM SeptimusHeap
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** In the reveal trailers for ''The King of Fighters XIV'' one of the newcomers and member of the South America team was revealed as a Brazilian [[InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja ninja]] by the name of "Banderas", which instantly caused an uproar among the Brazilian fans since Banderas is a Spanish name. SNK apparently caught word on this, and by the next trailer his name was fixed to "Bandeiras", a more proper Brazilian name.

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** In the reveal trailers for ''The King of Fighters XIV'' one of the newcomers and member of the South America team was revealed as a Brazilian [[InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja ninja]] {{ninja}} by the name of "Banderas", which instantly caused an uproar among the Brazilian fans since Banderas is a Spanish name. SNK apparently caught word on this, and by the next trailer his name was fixed to "Bandeiras", a more proper Brazilian name.
18th Nov '16 1:27:23 PM Odacon_Spy
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*** And it's named for the [[song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikutCJd13cM]], not the country (the song is [[CaptainObvious ''about'']] Brazil though).

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*** And it's named for the [[song https://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikutCJd13cM]], com/watch?v=ikutCJd13cM song]], not the country (the song is [[CaptainObvious ''about'']] ''[[CaptainObvious about]]'' Brazil though).
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