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6th Sep '17 9:55:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* DrJerk: Series/DrPhil is parodied to be this in every sketch where he shows up (or just [[Series/TheOprahWinfreyShow Oprah]]'s lapdog if she's also present). His "advice" usually consists of insulting people or punching them in the face. Also, he's not really a doctor.
1st Aug '17 9:03:44 AM Morgenthaler
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* DoubleEntendre: In a ''Series/{{Chips}}'' spoof featuring several cast members from ''Series/That70sShow'', Creator/MilaKunis as DaChief does a marvelous one:
-->Things are gonna be different now that I'm in charge. Cause I'm really hands-on. I'm gonna be on top of you non-stop. I'm gonna be riding you so hard you'll be begging for mercy. There's no pulling out. I'm gonna work you all night long. You will wanna explode. But I won't let you quit until I'm satisfied!
31st Jul '17 2:20:12 AM PaulA
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*** ''Funkenstein'' parodies black remakes of monster movies like ''Film/{{Blacula}}'' and stars [[Film/{{Frankenstein}} Funkenstein]] and his maker, Dr. Funkenstein, who encounter black parodies of the Franchise/UniversalHorror monsters, like [[Film/TheInvisibleMan the Invisible Man]] and werewolf hookers.

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*** ''Funkenstein'' parodies black remakes of monster movies like ''Film/{{Blacula}}'' and stars [[Film/{{Frankenstein}} [[Film/{{Frankenstein1931}} Funkenstein]] and his maker, Dr. Funkenstein, who encounter black parodies of the Franchise/UniversalHorror monsters, like [[Film/TheInvisibleMan the Invisible Man]] and werewolf hookers.
30th Jul '17 1:29:40 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlackIsBiggerInBed: Parodied in the "Flashlight" sketch, where two white guys whose car break down try to get a flashlight to work that requires shaking it for a while in a [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything very masturbatory fashion]]. When they're interrupted by two cops (one black, one asian) who think they just ran into a bunch of gays trying to get their groove on, the black cop whips out an enormous flashlight that impresses the two white guys. In what can be considered the inverse ethnic stereotype, the asian cop then presents a recharchable penlight.
26th Jun '17 7:15:24 AM Morgenthaler
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** There's a sketch where a man's siblings stage an intervention because he goes out of his way to behave as a walking Italian-American caricature. When he finally stops doing it he instead switches to an annoyingly high-pitched voice, claiming it's his normal one.

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** There's a sketch where a man's siblings stage an intervention because he goes out of his way to behave as a walking Italian-American caricature. When he finally stops doing it he it--[[AnOfferYouCantRefuse at gunpoint]]--he instead switches to an annoyingly high-pitched voice, claiming it's his normal one.
25th Jun '17 12:38:49 AM JudiciousDipterous
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* HockeyMaskAndChainsaw: In the "[[Film/{{Apollo 13}} Apollo the 13th]]: When Jason Takes NASA" sketch, hockey-mask wearing Jason Voorhees invades the moon shuttle and kills people wielding a chainsaw.

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* HockeyMaskAndChainsaw: In the "[[Film/{{Apollo 13}} Apollo the 13th]]: When Jason Takes NASA" sketch, hockey-mask wearing Jason Voorhees invades the moon shuttle and kills people wielding a person with a chainsaw.
14th Jun '17 9:59:36 PM nombretomado
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* TypeCasting: Poked fun at in-universe. Creator/RobertEnglund played Freddy Krueger in all of the original ''Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet'' films and ''Film/FreddyVsJason''. Apart from all the makeup it requires, he does enjoy the role. The whole "typecasting" thing was lovingly mocked on ''[=MADtv=]'' early in that show's run, when Englund did a guest spot for a HalloweenEpisode. During his appearance, everyone kept describing Englund, as his big claim to fame, his other famous genre role of "Willie", the comic relief alien from the original ''Series/{{V}}'' mini-series. Englund responds quite angrily, pointing out to each cast member who calls him "Willie", that he played Freddy Krueger in the ''Nightmare on Elm Street'' films. But everyone keeps referring to him as "The guy who played Willie on ''V''" instead of "the ''Nightmare On Elm Street'' guy", much to his dismay and anger.

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* TypeCasting: Poked fun at in-universe. Creator/RobertEnglund played Freddy Krueger in all of the original ''Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet'' films and ''Film/FreddyVsJason''. Apart from all the makeup it requires, he does enjoy the role. The whole "typecasting" thing was lovingly mocked on ''[=MADtv=]'' early in that show's run, when Englund did a guest spot for a HalloweenEpisode. During his appearance, everyone kept describing Englund, as his big claim to fame, his other famous genre role of "Willie", the comic relief alien from the original ''Series/{{V}}'' mini-series.''{{Series/V 1983}}''. Englund responds quite angrily, pointing out to each cast member who calls him "Willie", that he played Freddy Krueger in the ''Nightmare on Elm Street'' films. But everyone keeps referring to him as "The guy who played Willie on ''V''" instead of "the ''Nightmare On Elm Street'' guy", much to his dismay and anger.
19th Apr '17 2:11:48 PM themisterfree
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** Around the TurnOfTheMillennium, ''[=MADtv=]'' started making ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' parodies. By this time, Bob Barker had been hosting the show for over 30 years, so they decided to parody what the show would have been like in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7To54TBBlE the 1970s]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jL_sIKL22I0 the 1980s]], if it were [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece filled to the brim with topical references]] and invoked [[FunnyAneurysmMoment Funny Aneurysm Moments]] (particularly seen in the 1980s version, with Josh Meyers as a yet-unknown Jeffrey Dahmer, Stephnie Weir as Martha Stewart dropping hints that she would later get in trouble for harboring inside information, and Nicole Parker as Tonya Harding before she got into figure skating). In reality, of course, ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' changed so little during Barker's lengthy tenure that the most visible change in 35+ years was his hair colour (from brown to white).

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** Around the TurnOfTheMillennium, ''[=MADtv=]'' started making ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' parodies. By this time, Bob Barker had been hosting the show for over 30 years, so they decided to parody what the show would have been like in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7To54TBBlE the 1970s]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jL_sIKL22I0 the 1980s]], if it were [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece filled to the brim with topical references]] and invoked [[FunnyAneurysmMoment Funny Aneurysm Moments]] (particularly seen in the 1980s version, with Josh Meyers as a yet-unknown Jeffrey Dahmer, Stephnie Weir as Martha Stewart dropping hints that she would later get in trouble for harboring inside information, and Nicole Parker as Tonya Harding before she got into figure skating). In reality, of course, ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' changed so little during Barker's lengthy tenure that the most visible change in 35+ years was his hair colour (from brown to white). Not only that, but Rod Roddy (Artie Lange) is depicted as having announced during the 70s; in actuality, Johnny Olson was the original announcer and remained until his death in 1985; a rotation of guest announcers ensued until Roddy (then known at that point as the announcer from ''Series/{{Soap}}'' and ''Series/PressYourLuck'') was picked in 1986.
20th Mar '17 12:12:54 AM JMQwilleran
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* FryingPanOfDoom: In the "Sorry Mrs. Jackson" song parody, Mrs. Jackson is shown at least a couple of times approaching Jesse Jackson menacingly with a frying pan.
20th Mar '17 12:09:04 AM JMQwilleran
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* ThisSongGoesOutToTVTropes: Their parody of Music/OutKast's "Ms. Jackson," "Sorry, Mrs. Jackson."
-->'''Female Reporter''': Reverend Jackson, if you had one thing to say to your wife about your love child, what would it be?
-->'''Jesse Jackson''': Well... This one goes out to my baby's mama and her baby's mama and her baby's mahama-drama. Let's do this!
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