History Webcomic / TimesLikeThis

12th Jan '18 6:01:03 PM nombretomado
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* TimeTravelEscape: [[spoiler:JoanOfArc has a new life because of this.]]

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* TimeTravelEscape: [[spoiler:JoanOfArc [[spoiler:UsefulNotes/JoanOfArc has a new life because of this.]]
12th Jan '18 6:00:08 PM nombretomado
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** Joan Arquette, [[spoiler: ''aka'' [[JoanOfArc Joan of Arc]]. [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Yes, really]].]]

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** Joan Arquette, [[spoiler: ''aka'' [[JoanOfArc Joan of Arc]].UsefulNotes/JoanOfArc. [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Yes, really]].]]
7th Jan '18 12:28:11 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: Cassie uses the passcode [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/BillAndTed "Rufus"]] for her fembot, Nicki. She also uses the names of other famous time travelers, like [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture Doc (Emmett) Brown]], JulesVerne, and, of course, Creator/HGWells.

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* ShoutOut: Cassie uses the passcode [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/BillAndTed "Rufus"]] for her fembot, Nicki. She also uses the names of other famous time travelers, like [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture Doc (Emmett) Brown]], JulesVerne, Creator/JulesVerne, and, of course, Creator/HGWells.
29th Dec '17 11:01:55 AM nombretomado
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* CrashIntoHello: [[http://timeslikethis.com/comic/34 How Cassie first met]] [[ElvisPresley Elvis]].

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* CrashIntoHello: [[http://timeslikethis.com/comic/34 How Cassie first met]] [[ElvisPresley [[Music/ElvisPresley Elvis]].
25th Nov '17 4:20:38 AM eroock
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* SpitTake: Chad during a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/297 dinner conversation]] with Cassie.
9th Aug '17 9:09:43 AM TMOverbeck
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* IWasQuiteALooker: Cassie's great-grandmother Millie, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/727 the younger version whom Cassie unwittingly makes out with.]]
27th May '17 2:59:18 PM nombretomado
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** In [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/37 this strip,]] Matt imagines the ''StarWars'' galaxy and TheViewAskewniverse colliding.

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** In [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/37 this strip,]] Matt imagines the ''StarWars'' ''Franchise/StarWars'' galaxy and TheViewAskewniverse Film/TheViewAskewniverse colliding.
26th Apr '17 12:23:23 PM TMOverbeck
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* UranusIsShowing: Cassie and Ivy discover that Uranus jokes were being cracked [[http://timeslikethis.com/comic/891 even in the mid-19th century.]]
25th Apr '17 2:54:55 PM TMOverbeck
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''[[http://timeslikethis.com/ Times Like This]]'' is a webcomic created by Thomas Overbeck. It is, as [[http://timeslikethis.com/faq.php the author]] puts it succinctly, a webcomic "about time travel, and all the fun and interesting stuff involved with it. It's also about lampooning historical figures and speculating humorously on current celebrities."

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''[[http://timeslikethis.com/ Times Like This]]'' is a webcomic created by Thomas Overbeck. It is, as [[http://timeslikethis.com/faq.php com/frequently-asked-questions the author]] puts it succinctly, a webcomic "about time travel, and all the fun and interesting stuff involved with it. It's also about lampooning historical figures and speculating humorously on current celebrities."



* AscendedExtra / PromotedToLoveInterest: Philip Webber started out as a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/163 casual acquaintance]] on a ''VideoGame/SecondLife''-ish virtual world. After an [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/333 in-person meet-up]] and various arguments, breakups and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/463 near-death experiences,]] he's become Cassie's steady boyfriend... and as a result showed up on the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/cast.php cast page]] by the end of 2011 (and after marrying her, he's now #2 on the cast listings).

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* AscendedExtra / PromotedToLoveInterest: Philip Webber started out as a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/163 casual acquaintance]] on a ''VideoGame/SecondLife''-ish virtual world. After an [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/333 in-person meet-up]] and various arguments, breakups and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/463 near-death experiences,]] he's become Cassie's steady boyfriend... and as a result showed up on the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/cast.php [[http://timeslikethis.com/comic-characters cast page]] by the end of 2011 (and after marrying her, he's now #2 on the cast listings).
25th Apr '17 2:48:28 PM TMOverbeck
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* OhCrap: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=586 Two]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=606 examples.]]
* {{Oireland}}: Maggie Harper, [[spoiler: a [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=223 direct import from medieval Dublin]], by the way.]] And [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=587 don't get on her bad side if she's inebriated.]]
* OriginsEpisode: The [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=505 "Behind The Necklace"]] storyline.
* PerfectlyCromulentWord: Cassie invents [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=342 "Voljack"]] -- and goes back a century to put it in the dictionary -- all just to win a [[LoopholeAbuse "Words With Friends" game]].
* PottyFailure: Subverted in the [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=43 "Cassandra's Secret" storyline.]] [[spoiler: In the future, everyone will poop their pants... but their nanotech-enhanced underwear will instantly vaporize the excrement.]]
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=222 Two!]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=391 Instances!]]
* RealityIsUnrealistic / RetroactivePrecognition: When she describes the future to people [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=214 in the present...]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=245 or past.]]

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* OhCrap: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=586 com/comic/586 Two]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=606 com/comic/606 examples.]]
* {{Oireland}}: Maggie Harper, [[spoiler: a [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=223 com/comic/223 direct import from medieval Dublin]], by the way.]] And [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=587 com/comic/587 don't get on her bad side if she's inebriated.]]
* OriginsEpisode: The [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=505 com/comic/505 "Behind The Necklace"]] storyline.
* PerfectlyCromulentWord: Cassie invents [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=342 com/comic/342 "Voljack"]] -- and goes back a century to put it in the dictionary -- all just to win a [[LoopholeAbuse "Words With Friends" game]].
* PottyFailure: Subverted in the [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=43 com/comic/43 "Cassandra's Secret" storyline.]] [[spoiler: In the future, everyone will poop their pants... but their nanotech-enhanced underwear will instantly vaporize the excrement.]]
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=222 com/comic/222 Two!]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=391 com/comic/391 Instances!]]
* RealityIsUnrealistic / RetroactivePrecognition: When she describes the future to people [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=214 com/comic/214 in the present...]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=245 com/comic/245 or past.]]



* RelationshipUpgrade / TheyDo: Cassie and Philip got married in 2013. The wedding storyline starts [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=647 here.]]

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* RelationshipUpgrade / TheyDo: Cassie and Philip got married in 2013. The wedding storyline starts [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=647 com/comic/647 here.]]



* RidiculouslyHumanRobot / RobotBuddy / SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaids: The ever-versatile [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=183 Nicki]].
* RunningGag: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=151 Cassie the Sooner]] vs. [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=359 Rodney the Longhorn.]]
** Also, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=136 Agent]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=137 Scott's]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=161 hiding]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=186 places]].
** And don't forget Matt's [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=13 "abusing"]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=91 the]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=194 time]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=402 machine]].
** Once a year, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=84 Cassie]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=214 takes part in]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=319 the fictional]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=420 NanoCon]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=527 with her company]].

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* RidiculouslyHumanRobot / RobotBuddy / SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaids: The ever-versatile [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=183 com/comic/183 Nicki]].
* RunningGag: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=151 com/comic/151 Cassie the Sooner]] vs. [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=359 com/comic/359 Rodney the Longhorn.]]
** Also, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=136 com/comic/136 Agent]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=137 com/comic/137 Scott's]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=161 com/comic/161 hiding]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=186 com/comic/186 places]].
** And don't forget Matt's [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=13 com/comic/13 "abusing"]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=91 com/comic/91 the]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=194 com/comic/194 time]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=402 com/comic/402 machine]].
** Once a year, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=84 com/comic/84 Cassie]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=214 com/comic/214 takes part in]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=319 com/comic/319 the fictional]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=420 com/comic/420 NanoCon]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=527 com/comic/527 with her company]].



* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Subverted in the story arc with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=361 Jake Holland]] and Vietnam]], but played straight with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=347 the rescue of Joan of Arc]] using a [[DecoyGetaway realistic human-looking movie prop]].]] Also with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=463 the rescue of her boyfriend Philip]]]] and [[spoiler: her co-worker [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=224 Maggie]]]].

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* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Subverted in the story arc with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=361 com/comic/361 Jake Holland]] and Vietnam]], but played straight with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=347 com/comic/347 the rescue of Joan of Arc]] using a [[DecoyGetaway realistic human-looking movie prop]].]] Also with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=463 com/comic/463 the rescue of her boyfriend Philip]]]] and [[spoiler: her co-worker [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=224 com/comic/224 Maggie]]]].



** And [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=490 look]] [[Series/DoctorWho who]] needs help with ''their'' time machine.
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=506 This strip]] is a shout-out to the [[WebAnimation/ASDFMovie asdfmovie]] series.
* SorryToInterrupt: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=500 Cassie's home, so she goes back in time to get an extra few hours of sleep.]] [[spoiler: ...and catches Matt & Bethany in bed.]]
* SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace: Subverted [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=650 here.]]

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** And [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=490 com/comic/490 look]] [[Series/DoctorWho who]] needs help with ''their'' time machine.
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=506 com/comic/506 This strip]] is a shout-out to the [[WebAnimation/ASDFMovie asdfmovie]] series.
* SorryToInterrupt: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=500 com/comic/500 Cassie's home, so she goes back in time to get an extra few hours of sleep.]] [[spoiler: ...and catches Matt & Bethany in bed.]]
* SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace: Subverted [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=650 com/comic/650 here.]]



** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=73 The first appearance]] of WebOriginal/JennyEverywhere.
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=338 During Cassie's first in-person meetup with Philip.]]
* TakeYourTime: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=201 The whole story arc surrounding the purchase of her house]] is an example of this.
* TelegraphGagSTOP: It's either "TNI"... or [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=91 Matt's playing "Who Let The Dogs Out" on the telegraph machine.]]
* TemporalParadox: Somewhat subverted. Cassie isn't afraid to [[MyFutureSelfAndMe "meet" herself in the past]]... with all the [[ScrewYourself squick]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=21 that comes along]] with that.

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** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=73 com/comic/73 The first appearance]] of WebOriginal/JennyEverywhere.
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=338 com/comic/338 During Cassie's first in-person meetup with Philip.]]
* TakeYourTime: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=201 com/comic/201 The whole story arc surrounding the purchase of her house]] is an example of this.
* TelegraphGagSTOP: It's either "TNI"... or [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=91 com/comic/91 Matt's playing "Who Let The Dogs Out" on the telegraph machine.]]
* TemporalParadox: Somewhat subverted. Cassie isn't afraid to [[MyFutureSelfAndMe "meet" herself in the past]]... with all the [[ScrewYourself squick]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=21 com/comic/21 that comes along]] with that.



* ThisIsMyBoomstick: Evidently some ancient Mayans [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=504 saw Matt play with his smartphone.]]
* ThisIsThePartWhere: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=659 "And here is the part that made me say 'I don't know how to tell you this'..."]],

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* ThisIsMyBoomstick: Evidently some ancient Mayans [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=504 com/comic/504 saw Matt play with his smartphone.]]
* ThisIsThePartWhere: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=659 com/comic/659 "And here is the part that made me say 'I don't know how to tell you this'..."]],



* TimeTravelTenseTrouble: [[http://timeslikethis.com?id=205 "...has will have been visited..."]]

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* TimeTravelTenseTrouble: [[http://timeslikethis.com?id=205 com/comic/205 "...has will have been visited..."]]



* TropeOverdosed: Intentionally done [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=625 here]] as a ShoutOut to the TV Tropes site. The rundown:

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* TropeOverdosed: Intentionally done [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=625 com/comic/625 here]] as a ShoutOut to the TV Tropes site. The rundown:



* {{Unobtainium}}: AKA [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=512 Sesquicentium]], the "rock" that drives the time machine.
* UterineReplicator: The human incubator was [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=284 invented in the 2040's]] and scientists figured out how to safely extract the fetus to finish gestation in said replicator by the time it was marketed in 2055. After becoming affordable, this spawned a new sexual revolution and woman's liberation.
* ViewersAreGeniuses: References to world history and late-20th-century pop culture abound, with the occasional obscure gag (like the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=407 Tempest video game]] or [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=268 UTFO's "Roxanne Roxanne"]]).
* WallOfText: A good example [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=140 from 2008]] (before they went with a smaller typeface - and simpler dialogue).

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* {{Unobtainium}}: AKA [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=512 com/comic/512 Sesquicentium]], the "rock" that drives the time machine.
* UterineReplicator: The human incubator was [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=284 com/comic/284 invented in the 2040's]] and scientists figured out how to safely extract the fetus to finish gestation in said replicator by the time it was marketed in 2055. After becoming affordable, this spawned a new sexual revolution and woman's liberation.
* ViewersAreGeniuses: References to world history and late-20th-century pop culture abound, with the occasional obscure gag (like the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=407 com/comic/407 Tempest video game]] or [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=268 com/comic/268 UTFO's "Roxanne Roxanne"]]).
* WallOfText: A good example [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=140 com/comic/140 from 2008]] (before they went with a smaller typeface - and simpler dialogue).



** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=122 Natasha Bedingfield inspires a graduation speech.]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=396 At least Mark Twain thinks it's a book review.]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=199 When hip-hop lyrics end up in superhero comics...]]
* WayPastTheExpirationDate: Subverted, of course. Who cares what others might think [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=157 when they see expiration dates from 1983?]] Everything's cheaper in the past!
* WeWillHavePerfectHealthInTheFuture: Thanks to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=521 Ready Remedy vending machines]], dispensing medicine that completely cures over 25,000 ailments.
* WhatTheHellHero: Bethany's initial reaction to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=143 Cassie trapping Agent Scott in the 16th century.]]
* WhatsUpKingDude: Cassie seems to have no trouble gaining access to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=29 Julius Caesar]], [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=489 King Henry VIII]] or [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=160 Napoleon.]]
* YouExclamation: Found in the [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=199 Superman comic]] that Matt wrote.

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** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=122 com/comic/122 Natasha Bedingfield inspires a graduation speech.]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=396 com/comic/396 At least Mark Twain thinks it's a book review.]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=199 com/comic/199 When hip-hop lyrics end up in superhero comics...]]
* WayPastTheExpirationDate: Subverted, of course. Who cares what others might think [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=157 com/comic/157 when they see expiration dates from 1983?]] Everything's cheaper in the past!
* WeWillHavePerfectHealthInTheFuture: Thanks to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=521 com/comic/521 Ready Remedy vending machines]], dispensing medicine that completely cures over 25,000 ailments.
* WhatTheHellHero: Bethany's initial reaction to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=143 com/comic/143 Cassie trapping Agent Scott in the 16th century.]]
* WhatsUpKingDude: Cassie seems to have no trouble gaining access to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=29 com/comic/29 Julius Caesar]], [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=489 com/comic/489 King Henry VIII]] or [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=160 com/comic/160 Napoleon.]]
* YouExclamation: Found in the [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=199 com/comic/199 Superman comic]] that Matt wrote.



* YouWatchTooMuchX: From the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=87 "Miami Time Machine" storyline]]:

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* YouWatchTooMuchX: From the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=87 com/comic/87 "Miami Time Machine" storyline]]:



* YoungFutureFamousPeople: Cassie checks in on preschooler-age [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=12 Britney]] [[Music/BritneySpears Spears]] and [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=694 Miley]] [[Music/MileyCyrus Cyrus.]]

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* YoungFutureFamousPeople: Cassie checks in on preschooler-age [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=12 com/comic/12 Britney]] [[Music/BritneySpears Spears]] and [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=694 com/comic/694 Miley]] [[Music/MileyCyrus Cyrus.]]
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