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10th Jan '16 12:29:32 PM nombretomado
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* Of course Mr. Krabs has to learn things the hard way on ''SpongeBobSquarePants''. After printing several scandalous issues of the Krusty Krab's own ''Krusty Khronicle'', which features nothing but wild rumors, he incurs the wrath of everyone in town but refuses to stop the presses. Then SpongeBob prints another issue focusing solely on Mr. Krabs himself.

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* Of course Mr. Krabs has to learn things the hard way on ''SpongeBobSquarePants''.''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''. After printing several scandalous issues of the Krusty Krab's own ''Krusty Khronicle'', which features nothing but wild rumors, he incurs the wrath of everyone in town but refuses to stop the presses. Then SpongeBob [=SpongeBob=] prints another issue focusing solely on Mr. Krabs himself.
1st Dec '15 7:13:55 PM nombretomado
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* The ''GarfieldAndFriends'' episode "It Must Be True!" has a TV show which shows [[LittleKnownFacts absurd facts]] (such as "There's no such thing as Wyoming" and "Raisins are shrunk bowling balls") because of this trope. But when {{Garfield}} says "Dogs have no brains", an all-dog audience beats him up.

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* The ''GarfieldAndFriends'' ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' episode "It Must Be True!" has a TV show which shows [[LittleKnownFacts absurd facts]] (such as "There's no such thing as Wyoming" and "Raisins are shrunk bowling balls") because of this trope. But when {{Garfield}} says "Dogs have no brains", an all-dog audience beats him up.
28th Nov '15 11:01:17 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Anime/HisCooolSehaGirls'', [[SegaDreamcast Dreamcast]] is, according to an EyeCatch in the first episode, "inclined to believe everything on the internet".

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* In ''Anime/HisCooolSehaGirls'', [[SegaDreamcast [[UsefulNotes/SegaDreamcast Dreamcast]] is, according to an EyeCatch in the first episode, "inclined to believe everything on the internet".
19th Nov '15 4:16:24 PM nombretomado
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* A ''{{Rugrats}}'' comic story has Angelica fool the babies into believing that the grownups are bringing home actual elephants from a white elephant sale, but Tommy believes his toy mouse will scare them off. When Angelica points out the problem with his theory:

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* A ''{{Rugrats}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' comic story has Angelica fool the babies into believing that the grownups are bringing home actual elephants from a white elephant sale, but Tommy believes his toy mouse will scare them off. When Angelica points out the problem with his theory:
6th Nov '15 4:47:31 PM nombretomado
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People worry about the power of the media. Heck, even ''the media'' worry about the power of the media (it makes for good {{ratings}}), especially if it's a [[NewMediaAreEvil new medium]] that's [[TheNewRockAndRoll popular among the younger set]]. So when MoralGuardians and [[ExecutiveMeddling executives]] started to worry that impressionable young viewers might take what they saw on TV at face value and never question the veracity of what they're seeing, many kids' shows started to use this as a [[StockAesops Stock Aesop]].

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People worry about the power of the media. Heck, even ''the media'' worry about the power of the media (it makes for good {{ratings}}), UsefulNotes/{{ratings}}), especially if it's a [[NewMediaAreEvil new medium]] that's [[TheNewRockAndRoll popular among the younger set]]. So when MoralGuardians and [[ExecutiveMeddling executives]] started to worry that impressionable young viewers might take what they saw on TV at face value and never question the veracity of what they're seeing, many kids' shows started to use this as a [[StockAesops Stock Aesop]].
18th Oct '15 11:38:48 AM nombretomado
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* ''PowerpuffGirls'' had the ''Wondorous World of Wonderful Whimsical Willy'', basically an Aesop episode to teach children not to believe everything they see on TV. Near the end however, they seem to realize that they are encouraging kids against watching THEIR show, and the episode ends with the girls asking the viewers to trust television in a zombie-like manner.

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* ''PowerpuffGirls'' ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' had the ''Wondorous "Wondrous World of Wonderful Whimsical Willy'', Willy", basically an Aesop episode to teach children not to believe everything they see on TV. Near the end however, they seem to realize that they are encouraging kids against watching THEIR show, and the episode ends with the girls asking the viewers to trust television in a zombie-like manner.
12th Oct '15 7:23:49 PM NemoSpecific
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* ''Webcomic/StickyDillyBuns'': It's discovered that Dillon has been under the impression that lots of straight men secretly have sex with gay men because the first time a supposedly straight man did this with him, the man cited Oprah as a source, and "Oprah never lies!"\

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* ''Webcomic/StickyDillyBuns'': It's discovered that Dillon has been under the impression that lots of straight men secretly have sex with gay men because the first time a supposedly straight man did this with him, the man cited Oprah as a source, and "Oprah never lies!"\lies!"
13th Sep '15 4:44:36 PM Red-Dead-Redeemer
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* If you've ever heard of the genetic mutation "Alexandria's Genesis" the take a wild guess at what media form the totally made up mutation first appeared in. The creator of the Mary Sues that the mutation was meant to justify the appearance of has made multiple statements about it being made up, but not everyone has gotten the memo.

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* If you've ever heard of the genetic mutation "Alexandria's Genesis" the then take a wild guess at what media form the totally made up mutation first appeared in. The creator of the Mary Sues that the mutation was meant to justify the appearance of has made multiple statements about it being made up, but not everyone has gotten the memo.
21st Jun '15 9:40:22 PM MrInitialMan
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* ''Webcomic/StickyDillyBuns'': It's discovered that Dillon has been under the impression that lots of straight men secretly have sex with gay men because the first time a supposedly straight man did this with him, the man cited Oprah as a source, and "Oprah never lies!"\[[/folder]]

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* ''Webcomic/StickyDillyBuns'': It's discovered that Dillon has been under the impression that lots of straight men secretly have sex with gay men because the first time a supposedly straight man did this with him, the man cited Oprah as a source, and "Oprah never lies!"\[[/folder]]
lies!"\
* ''Webcomic/ScandinaviaAndTheWorld'' [[http://satwcomic.com/real-true-news poked fun at the Spaghetti hoax]], which apparently actually happened.
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26th May '15 7:36:32 AM erforce
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* Robert Zemeckis once jokingly told interviewers that the hoverboards in ''Film/BackToTheFuture Part II'' were real prototypes created by Mattel but kept off the market because of pressure from parental watchdog groups who felt they were unsafe. Zemeckis then took it to TrollingCreator levels by shooting phony "behind the scenes" footage of the hoverboards using the special effects in the film proper. Naturally, a bunch of people fell for it, and Mattel was inundated with letters and phone calls begging them to sell the hoverboards. Sometimes they'd tell the truth; other times they would tell the would-be hoverboarders to "wait until 2015". That date drawing near, Funny Or Die produced a fake commercial for them in 2014 featuring Doc Brown himself, Christopher Lloyd.

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* Robert Zemeckis once jokingly told interviewers that the hoverboards in ''Film/BackToTheFuture Part II'' ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'' were real prototypes created by Mattel but kept off the market because of pressure from parental watchdog groups who felt they were unsafe. Zemeckis then took it to TrollingCreator levels by shooting phony "behind the scenes" footage of the hoverboards using the special effects in the film proper. Naturally, a bunch of people fell for it, and Mattel was inundated with letters and phone calls begging them to sell the hoverboards. Sometimes they'd tell the truth; other times they would tell the would-be hoverboarders to "wait until 2015". That date drawing near, Funny Or Die produced a fake commercial for them in 2014 featuring Doc Brown himself, Christopher Lloyd.Creator/ChristopherLloyd.
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