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23rd Jun '16 6:39:37 AM SolidSonicTH
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* The third ''VideoGame/{{Uncharted}}'' installment, ''Drake's Deception'', has a section where Nathan Drake is kidnapped and held hostage in a ship graveyard, after which he battles his way to a derelict cruise liner where his captor is headquartered. At no point is this section relevant to anything else that happens in the game and despite the ridiculous hardship Nate endures during it, when he gets back to Yemen the plot continues as if it never happened.
4th Jun '16 1:09:42 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''The Plains of Passage'', fourth book in Jean M Auel's EarthsChildren series, [[strike:features a whole lot of this]] is made entirely of this.

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* ''The Plains of Passage'', fourth book in Jean M Auel's EarthsChildren Literature/EarthsChildren series, [[strike:features a whole lot of this]] is made entirely of this.
4th Jun '16 5:47:48 AM MrLavisherMoot
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* The PC version of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII'' features a location called Mad Island, which is inhabited by an unidentified gang that is constantly hostile and aggressive towards the player's character, regardless of the amount of [[AllianceMeter Respect]] they have with the other gangs.

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* The PC version of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII'' ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto2'' features a location called Mad Island, which is inhabited by an unidentified gang that is constantly hostile and aggressive towards the player's character, regardless of the amount of [[AllianceMeter Respect]] they have with the other gangs.
23rd May '16 7:14:53 AM PaulA
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* The Sathuli in the ''Literature/{{Drenai}}'' saga.
19th Apr '16 4:14:15 AM Vir
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* The ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime indulges in this with its {{Filler}} episodes. Especially notable because 75-90% of the show is filler (depending on the season). The whole plot structure revolved around [[WackyWaysideTribe Wacky Wayside Tribes]] in the second generation, though the writers vary the conflicts later on.

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* The ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime indulges in this with its {{Filler}} episodes. Especially notable because 75-90% of the show is filler (depending on the season). The whole plot structure revolved around [[WackyWaysideTribe Wacky Wayside Tribes]] Tribes in the second generation, though the writers vary the conflicts later on.



* The OVA of ''VideoGame/TalesOfEternia'' had them meet a WackyWaysideTribe, presumably set during the two minutes you spend crossing the ocean to get to the center island in the game just before heading to Celestia the first time.

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* The OVA of ''VideoGame/TalesOfEternia'' had them meet a WackyWaysideTribe, Wacky Wayside Tribe, presumably set during the two minutes you spend crossing the ocean to get to the center island in the game just before heading to Celestia the first time.



* The ''WesternAnimation/IceAge'' films are filled with these. The first film has the CrazySurvivalist dodos and the trip through the ice cave. The second features a literal WackyWaysideTribe of mini-sloths who make Sid their [[GodGuise "Fire King"]] and the vultures singing "Food, Glorious Food." And there's Scrat and his acorn.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/IceAge'' films are filled with these. The first film has the CrazySurvivalist dodos and the trip through the ice cave. The second features a literal WackyWaysideTribe Wacky Wayside Tribe of mini-sloths who make Sid their [[GodGuise "Fire King"]] and the vultures singing "Food, Glorious Food." And there's Scrat and his acorn.



** In addition, the third season mostly took place in space and on alien worlds, rather than on Earth the way it had in the first two, so putting things {{IN SPACE}} set up this transition.

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** In addition, the third season mostly took place in space and on alien worlds, rather than on Earth the way it had in the first two, so putting things {{IN SPACE}} [[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE]] set up this transition.



* The film ''Ator l'invincibile 2'' (1984) contained a sequence right in the middle involving a tribe of cannibals. Oddly enough, the USA DVD release (''FilM/CaveDwellers'') was titled after the WackyWaysideTribe. This film richly deserved the [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]] treatment it received.

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* The film ''Ator l'invincibile 2'' (1984) contained a sequence right in the middle involving a tribe of cannibals. Oddly enough, the USA DVD release (''FilM/CaveDwellers'') was titled after the WackyWaysideTribe.Wacky Wayside Tribe. This film richly deserved the [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]] treatment it received.
28th Mar '16 9:52:46 AM Jhamin
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** "Avatar Day" has the heroes visiting a ''really'' wacky village that hates the Avatar because Avatar Kyoshi killed their leader Chin the Great several hundred years ago.

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** "Avatar Day" has the heroes visiting a ''really'' wacky village that hates the Avatar because Avatar Kyoshi killed their leader Chin the Great several hundred years ago. This is called out [[LampshadeHanging in universe]] as the worst town they have ever been too.
25th Mar '16 7:38:39 AM molokai198
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** Later [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] in the next two arcs, in which the Tribe and their relationship with the Clans turns out to be very important to the story and backstory.
20th Mar '16 10:04:52 AM Silverblade2
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* EnidBlyton built lots of her fairy stories on this.

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* %%* EnidBlyton built lots of her fairy stories on this.



* Much of ''[[Literature/AdventuresOfHuckleberryFinn Huckleberry Finn]]''.

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* %%* Much of ''[[Literature/AdventuresOfHuckleberryFinn Huckleberry Finn]]''.



* Commonplace in the ''Franchise/{{Grandia}}'' series.
** Though most villages are benign, there are some seriously weird examples in [[VideoGame/{{Grandia}} the first game]], such as Laine where the horned giantesses do all the work while mature males turn into bovines, and Gumbo, where every year, the villagers sacrifice two lovers to the volcano and, because of this, nobody in the village becomes a couple in fear of being sacrificed. When Justin and Feena arrive in Gumbo the village chief mistakes them for a couple and [[FalseReassurance rolls out the red carpet for them]].

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* Commonplace in the ''Franchise/{{Grandia}}'' series. \n** Though most villages are benign, there are some seriously weird examples in [[VideoGame/{{Grandia}} the first game]], such as Laine where the horned giantesses do all the work while mature males turn into bovines, and Gumbo, where every year, the villagers sacrifice two lovers to the volcano and, because of this, nobody in the village becomes a couple in fear of being sacrificed. When Justin and Feena arrive in Gumbo the village chief mistakes them for a couple and [[FalseReassurance rolls out the red carpet for them]].



* ''Webcomic/LookingForGroup'' Every village. Every single one.

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* %%* ''Webcomic/LookingForGroup'' Every village. Every single one.
16th Mar '16 8:29:38 AM CaptainCrawdad
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-->'''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick''': Wait, wait, hold this retardation. BigLippedAlligatorMoment!
31st Jan '16 9:49:16 PM MarOnaut
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* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'': The Helmacrons. Twice. They show up out of nowhere. They're originally not dangerous enough to threaten the main characters - then they shrink everyone and suddenly what was supposed to be five minutes of ridiculousness becomes (in two separate books) an entire plot line just to get rid of them.
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