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4th Feb '17 10:26:28 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' refers to "the Combine," an all-encompassing, mechanized MindControlConspiracy. The Combine's chief representative in the story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].

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* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' refers to "the Combine," an all-encompassing, mechanized MindControlConspiracy.MindControlConspiracy that represents systems of social control and conformity. The Combine's chief representative in the story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].
4th Feb '17 10:25:33 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* The infamous "Big Brother" in the novel and movie [[Literature/NineteenEightyFour 1984]].

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* The infamous "Big Brother" "{{Big Brother|IsWatching}}" in Creator/GeorgeOrwell's ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour''.
* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' refers to "the Combine," an all-encompassing, mechanized MindControlConspiracy. The Combine's chief representative
in the novel and movie [[Literature/NineteenEightyFour 1984]].story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].
28th Jan '17 7:45:50 PM WarriorsGate
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* ''{{Series/Angel}}'': The demonic law firm Wolfram & Hart is the embodiment of the Establishment, and there are many examples of "The Man" among it and its clientele. In season five, the main characters take over the firm with the goal of reforming it, thus becoming "The Man" themselves. [[spoiler: After realizing that's impossible to reform the Establishment, they epicly stick it to The Senior Partners (TheManBehindTheMan, except demons) by assassinating a shadowy council of W&H's top clients and briefly postponing the Apocalypse.]]
27th Nov '16 4:38:50 AM WillBGood
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17th Nov '16 2:25:52 PM ErichoTOME
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* Parodied in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' where Gumball mentions The Man and Idaho is confused as to who he's talking about saying "What man?" and "Who's that?".


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24th Oct '16 10:23:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* He was declared Man of the Year by TheOnion in [[http://www.theonion.com/content/node/29703 1997]].

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* He was declared Man of the Year by TheOnion Website/TheOnion in [[http://www.theonion.com/content/node/29703 1997]].
21st Oct '16 10:34:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the ''[[TabletopGame/FengShui Shadowfist]]'' CCG, The Man was the leader of [[AncientConspiracy The Ascended]] (and thus, pretty much ruled the world) in the 1970s.
* ''TabletopGame/SpiritOfSeventySeven'': This being a game about TheSeventies, all characters have a common goal of sticking it to him.

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* In the ''[[TabletopGame/FengShui Shadowfist]]'' CCG, The Man was the leader of [[AncientConspiracy The Ascended]] (and thus, pretty much ruled the world) in the 1970s.
* ''TabletopGame/SpiritOfSeventySeven'': This being a game about TheSeventies, all characters have a common goal of sticking it to him.

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21st Oct '16 10:34:40 AM Morgenthaler
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21st Oct '16 10:34:22 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[Series/InLivingColor Homey the Clown]] [[BatmanGambit pretended to sell out]] just to get close to the Man and whack him on the head.

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* [[Series/InLivingColor ''Series/InLivingColor'': Homey the Clown]] Clown [[BatmanGambit pretended to sell out]] just to get close to the Man and whack him on the head.
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