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14th Jul '17 5:02:58 AM NightShade96
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* Kyle Baker's run on ''PlasticMan'' includes a similar example:

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* Kyle Baker's run on ''PlasticMan'' ''ComicBook/PlasticMan'' includes a similar example:
24th Jun '17 5:41:29 PM LinTaylor
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* In one chapter of ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'', the students of Class 1-A are tasked with coming up with their superhero names. Mina, whose power is generating HollywoodAcid, wants to call herself "Heroine of [[Creator/RidleyScott Ridley]]: [[Film/{{Aliens}} Alien Queen]]"[[note]]In his notes, the author notes that "Heroine of [[Creator/JamesCameron Cameron]]" would have been more appropriate[[/note]]. Professional heroine Midnight, who's rating the names, points out that using the name could get Mina in trouble and has her think of another one.
28th May '17 1:30:35 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack'', the title characters have a [[StarWars Bongsaber]] [[CrowningMomentofAwesome Duel]] with [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries the]] [[MarkHamill Cocknocker]] in their Bluntcave.

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* In ''Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack'', the title characters have a [[StarWars [[Franchise/StarWars Bongsaber]] [[CrowningMomentofAwesome Duel]] with [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries the]] [[MarkHamill [[Creator/MarkHamill Cocknocker]] in their Bluntcave.
21st May '17 6:04:49 PM nombretomado
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* From an old WonderMan one-shot that featured Simon Williams ending up in the Mojo verse. Mojo's lackey points out that Marvel owns the WonderMan copyright:

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* From an old WonderMan ComicBook/WonderMan one-shot that featured Simon Williams ending up in the Mojo verse. Mojo's lackey points out that Marvel owns the WonderMan Wonder Man copyright:
27th Apr '17 10:40:56 PM Golondrina
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-->'''Cassie:''' Well, ''that's'' fine, if you want to get sued by [[WalkyVerse David Willis]]...

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-->'''Cassie:''' Well, ''that's'' fine, if you want to get sued by [[WalkyVerse [[Webcomic/WalkyVerse David Willis]]...
20th Apr '17 3:57:38 PM TheDeadSkin
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* ''Series/LazyTown'' is a no brainer cause of the "evil dude"'s gallery resembling the back of the Power Chamber from ''Series/PowerRangersZeo''.

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* ''Series/LazyTown'' is a no brainer cause of the "evil dude"'s once acknowledged that Robbie Rotten's disguise gallery resembling looked a little too much like the back of the suit gallery in ''Series/{{Power Rangers Zeo}}'''s Power Chamber from ''Series/PowerRangersZeo''.Chamber.



** In real life, Saban DID sue the guys who made [=LazyTown=] for being a copycat to the Power Chamber display cases & won. So as a result, the "evil dude" later got an upgraded disguise machine where his disguises are projected one at a time instead of being shown in tubes all at once. The works of it stayed the same.

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** In [[TemptingFate Unfortunately,]] in real life, Saban DID Creator/{{Saban Brands}} ''did'' sue the guys who made [=LazyTown=] Entertainment for being a copycat this. Thanks to the Power Chamber display cases & won. So as a result, the "evil dude" later got an upgraded this, Robbie's disguise machine where his disguises are gallery was altered so that each costume was projected one at a time instead of being shown in tubes all at once. The works of it stayed the same.once.
18th Apr '17 1:08:27 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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--> '''Citizen #1''' Look up in the sky!
--> '''Citizen #2''' It's a bird!
--> '''Citizen #3''' It's a plane!
--> '''Citizen #4''' It's the Human...
--> '''Citizen #4''' ...Don't say it!

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--> '''Citizen -->'''Citizen #1''' Look up in the sky!
-->
sky!\\
'''Citizen #2''' It's a bird!
-->
bird!\\
'''Citizen #3''' It's a plane!
-->
plane!\\
'''Citizen #4''' It's the Human...
-->
Human...\\
'''Citizen #4''' ...#5''' ...Don't say it!



---> '''Plastic Man''' Don't make me use force on you!
---> '''Luke''' That line would have been funnier if you'd turned into Darth Va-
---> '''Plastic Man''' Fine. You get sued.

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---> '''Plastic -->'''Plastic Man''' Don't make me use force on you!
--->
you!\\
'''Luke''' That line would have been funnier if you'd turned into Darth Va-
--->
Va--\\
'''Plastic Man''' Fine. You get sued.


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* ''ComicBook/ArneAnka'', has an episode where the titular character, an anthropomorphic duck for the record, has been invited to a wedding but has a problem finding anything formal to wear for it. After digging through his wardrobe, all he is able to find is an old sailor suit, but after trying it on, Arne observes that he cannot not show himself in public wearing it as it makes him look highly reminiscent of [[WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck a certain other anthropomorphic duck]], and he would likely get sued. And indeed, Creator/{{Disney}} had previously [[DisneyOwnsThisTrope threatened the comic with a lawsuit]].
17th Feb '17 1:54:01 PM PhantomDusclops92
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--> '''Brother Silence:''' I don't see a lightsaber. That would be copyright infringement. I see a psionic spirit blade. [[Note]] This is an actual item in some editions of D&D making this a double example of this trope. [[/note]]

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--> '''Brother Silence:''' I don't see a lightsaber. That would be copyright infringement. I see a psionic spirit blade. [[Note]] [[note]] This is an actual item in some editions of D&D making this a double example of this trope. [[/note]]



--> Blaine: (To Finn and Puck) Say, are you dressed like Luke Skywalker and Han Solo?
--> Finn: No, that's copyright infringement! Any resemblance to Star Wars characters is purely coincidental!

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--> Blaine: '''Blaine:''' (To Finn and Puck) Say, are you dressed like Luke Skywalker and Han Solo?
--> Finn: '''Finn:''' No, that's copyright infringement! Any resemblance to Star Wars characters is purely coincidental!



-->'''Bill:''' "Saban is gonna sue you for stealing his idea.

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-->'''Bill:''' "Saban Saban is gonna sue you for stealing his idea.



* In ''Webcomic/TheWotch'', Anne attempts to make Jason's comics into moving pictures, but instead [[http://www.thewotch.com/index.php?epDate=2002-12-18 brings them to life]]... as obvious {{Expy}} clones. When Jason suggests that magic has to obey copyright laws, Robin points out that even he, a non-comic fan, can tell which character is which, and starts to name them, to be quickly interrupted with:

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* In ''Webcomic/TheWotch'', Anne attempts to make Jason's comics into moving pictures, but instead [[http://www.thewotch.com/index.php?epDate=2002-12-18 com/?comic=comic-relief-5 brings them to life]]... as obvious {{Expy}} clones. When Jason suggests that magic has to obey copyright laws, Robin points out that even he, a non-comic fan, can tell which character is which, and starts to name them, to be quickly interrupted with:
10th Feb '17 5:27:09 AM phineas81707
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* In ''Film/AustinPowersInGoldmember'', the events during a chase scene set in Japan include a cart carrying a statue of a Franchise/{{Godzilla}}-like monster rolling through the streets. A random person in the street shouts "Run! It's Godzilla!" Another person, standing next to him, mentions that it's clearly not Godzilla, because if it were, it would violate copyright laws.
** "Still, we should run like it ''is'' Godzilla! (quite calmly) Though it isn't." (runs away panicked) [[note]] Said "another person" would be [[{{Series.Heroes}} Masi Oka]] Also humorusly there is a Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Charmander]] that is also fleeing from the aforementioned Godzilla.[[/note]]

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* In ''Film/AustinPowersInGoldmember'', the events during a chase scene set in Japan include a cart carrying a statue of a Franchise/{{Godzilla}}-like monster rolling through the streets. A random person in the street shouts "Run! It's Godzilla!" Another person, person[[note]]who would be [[{{Series.Heroes}} Masi Oka]][[/note]], standing next to him, mentions that it's clearly not Godzilla, because if it were, it would violate copyright laws.
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laws. The first responds "Still, we should run like it ''is'' Godzilla! (quite calmly) Though it isn't." (runs before running away panicked) [[note]] Said "another person" would be [[{{Series.Heroes}} Masi Oka]] Also humorusly there in panic. The very next shot has what is unmistakably a Franchise/{{Pokemon}} [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Charmander]] that is also fleeing from the aforementioned Godzilla.[[/note]]float.
10th Jan '17 11:40:37 AM PhantomDusclops92
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** In Episode 4's "animated by a Korean studio" sequence, the appearance of [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} a small mouse-like creature that shoots lightning]] is soon advised by the narrator as [="NOT PIKACHU PLEASE DON'T SUE!"=]
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