History SoundtrackDissonance / WhatAWonderfulWorld

3rd Feb '17 6:58:16 PM contrafanxxx
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* Subverted in the climax of ''WesternAnimation/FindingDory'' where, while the initial situation it appears in ([[spoiler:a truck flying off of a freeway and landing into the ocean]]) is certainly calamitous, the progression of events ([[spoiler:all the Cleveland-bound marine life being freed and Dory reuniting with her family]]) complement the meaning of the song.

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* Subverted in the climax of ''WesternAnimation/FindingDory'' where, while the initial situation it appears in ([[spoiler:a truck flying off of a freeway and landing into the ocean]]) is certainly calamitous, the progression of events ([[spoiler:all the Cleveland-bound marine life being freed and Dory reuniting with her family]]) complement the meaning of the song.song.
* This is played at the end of the ''Series/HawaiiFive0'' episode "Ka Pa'ani Nui" as the Five-0 task force raid the apartment and arrest the villains.
4th Jan '17 7:15:17 PM HijikataX
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** Subverted on the very end of said manhwa [[BittersweetEnding when machines who were made by humans came from the space and despite the loss of the DNA from them, they saw that the A.I. saved all the DNA of all the species of the world, including the mankind, sadly, the A.I. didn't managed to see the revival of the life since he died on that moment]]. Oh, and the world revived after all those millions of years later.
3rd Jan '17 11:55:40 AM Xtifr
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** ''Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' has a long history of abusing "What a Wonderful World." It replaced "[[TheEagles Journey of the Sorcerer]]" as the music over the credits at the end of [[Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy the first radio series]], where Ford and Arthur, displaced in time, wonder at how beautiful the prehistoric Earth is, conscious that it'll be gone in two million years. The same scene appears in [[Series/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy the TV adaptation]], shifting into a readout on the Guide, floating through space, to explicitly remind us that in the show's "present", the Earth is destroyed.

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** ''Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' has a long history of abusing "What a Wonderful World." It replaced "[[TheEagles "[[Music/{{Eagles}} Journey of the Sorcerer]]" as the music over the credits at the end of [[Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy the first radio series]], where Ford and Arthur, displaced in time, wonder at how beautiful the prehistoric Earth is, conscious that it'll be gone in two million years. The same scene appears in [[Series/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy the TV adaptation]], shifting into a readout on the Guide, floating through space, to explicitly remind us that in the show's "present", the Earth is destroyed.
10th Aug '16 1:34:20 PM Ereiam
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* The TropeCodifier (though not the first use of the song in this context) is played by Adrian Cronauer, as portrayed by Creator/RobinWilliams, on his radio show in ''Film/GoodMorningVietnam''; the song runs over a montage of troops fighting in the field, officers at base looking reflective (and for once content with his music choice), a village being carpet bombed, a group of suspected Viet Cong arrested and summarily executed in an alley, and protesters clashing with police forces.

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* The TropeCodifier (though not the first use of the song in this context) is played by Adrian Cronauer, as portrayed by Creator/RobinWilliams, on his radio show in ''Film/GoodMorningVietnam''; the song runs over a montage of troops fighting in the field, officers at base looking reflective (and for once content with his music choice), a village being carpet bombed, a group of suspected Viet Cong arrested and summarily executed in an alley, and antiwar protesters clashing with police forces.forces in the streets of Saigon.
8th Jul '16 7:51:34 AM Ereiam
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* The TropeCodifier (though not the first use of the song in this context) is played by Adrian Cronauer, as portrayed by Creator/RobinWilliams, on his radio show in ''Film/GoodMorningVietnam''; the song runs over a montage of troops fighting in the field, officers at base looking reflective (and for once content with his music choice), a village being carpet bombed, a group of suspected Viet Cong arrested and summarily executed in an alley, and protesters clashing with police forces.



* Played by Adrian Cronauer, as portrayed by Creator/RobinWilliams, on his radio show in ''Film/GoodMorningVietnam''; the song runs over a montage of troops fighting in the field, officers at base looking reflective (and for once content with his music choice), a village being carpet bombed, a group of suspected Viet Cong arrested and summarily executed in an alley, and protesters clashing with police forces.
8th Jul '16 7:46:25 AM Ereiam
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* Played by Adrian Cronauer, as portrayed by Creator/RobinWilliams, on his radio show in ''Film/GoodMorningVietnam''; the song runs over a montage of troops fighting in the field, officers at base looking reflective (and for once content with his music choice), and a village being carpet bombed.
** And also played while a group of suspected Viet Cong are executed in an alley.

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* Played by Adrian Cronauer, as portrayed by Creator/RobinWilliams, on his radio show in ''Film/GoodMorningVietnam''; the song runs over a montage of troops fighting in the field, officers at base looking reflective (and for once content with his music choice), and a village being carpet bombed.
** And also played while
bombed, a group of suspected Viet Cong are arrested and summarily executed in an alley.alley, and protesters clashing with police forces.
5th Jul '16 2:14:30 AM Ereiam
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--> "I see ethnic cleansing / Pain beyond belief / Whole nations murdered / Sorrow and grief / And I think to myself what a wonderful world..."

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--> "I see ethnic cleansing / Pain beyond belief / Whole nations murdered / Sorrow and grief / And I think to myself what a wonderful world...""
* Subverted in the climax of ''WesternAnimation/FindingDory'' where, while the initial situation it appears in ([[spoiler:a truck flying off of a freeway and landing into the ocean]]) is certainly calamitous, the progression of events ([[spoiler:all the Cleveland-bound marine life being freed and Dory reuniting with her family]]) complement the meaning of the song.
20th May '16 11:28:15 AM Smoking_Gnu
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----* British experimental black metal group The Meads of Asphodel play a modified cover on their Damascus Steel album, throwing in some dissonant chords to the string section and putting a viciously cynical spin on Armstrong's lyrics:
--> "I see ethnic cleansing / Pain beyond belief / Whole nations murdered / Sorrow and grief / And I think to myself what a wonderful world..."
12th Apr '16 1:01:40 PM twilicorn
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* Creator/MichaelMoore's ''Film/BowlingForColumbine'', which uses both Louis Armstrong's in a sequence that portrays the dictatorships the US government installed or backed during the Cold War and ends with perfectly synchronized ''video of the attacks on the World Trade Center''. It also uses [[Music/TheRamones Joey Ramone]]'s version from his solo album ''Music/DontWorryAboutMe'' over the credits.

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* Creator/MichaelMoore's ''Film/BowlingForColumbine'', which uses both Louis Armstrong's in a sequence that portrays the dictatorships the US government installed or backed during the Cold War and ends with perfectly synchronized ''video of the attacks on the World Trade Center''. It In addition, the film also uses [[Music/TheRamones Joey Ramone]]'s version version, from his solo album ''Music/DontWorryAboutMe'' ''Music/DontWorryAboutMe'', over the credits.
15th Mar '16 1:53:43 AM DrFraud
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* An Ad Council PSA uses Willie Nelson's version of this song to promote recycling.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q43scioRNiU

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* An Ad Council PSA uses Willie Nelson's version of this song to promote recycling.
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[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q43scioRNiUcom/watch?v=Q43scioRNiU Ad Council PSA]] uses Willie Nelson's version of this song to promote recycling.
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