History YMMV / MAD

21st Jun '17 9:30:26 AM TheJayman49
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** "When WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead Grow Old" from 1995 had a joke about Music/MichaelJackson and Lisa Marie Presley celebrating their 50th anniversary together, with Jackson having not been seen in public since his face exploded onstage in 2018, along with Tito having 28 multi-platinum albums.

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** "When WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead Grow Old" from 1995 had a joke about Music/MichaelJackson and Lisa Marie Presley celebrating their 50th anniversary together, with Jackson having not been seen in public since his face exploded onstage in 2018, along with Tito having 28 multi-platinum albums. Jackson died at the age of 50.
17th Jun '17 1:17:53 PM nombretomado
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* MemeticMutation: Alfred E. Neuman is a rare pre-Internet example; his image, known as the "What, me worry?" Kid, appeared as graffiti as early as the 1920s and in several unlikely places in post-WW1 Austria. ''Mad'' just named him and chose him as their mascot.

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* MemeticMutation: Alfred E. Neuman is a rare pre-Internet example; his image, known as the "What, me worry?" Kid, appeared as graffiti as early as the 1920s and in several unlikely places in post-WW1 post-UsefulNotes/WorldWarI Austria. ''Mad'' just named him and chose him as their mascot.
29th May '17 10:21:52 AM Rorosilky5
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** [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Buzz Lightyear]] in the beginning of "The Buzz Identity" says that while Creator/{{Pixar}} moves are sad in the middle ([[WesternAnimation/{{Up}} and sometimes in the beginning]]), they're never sad in the end. Then came ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'', where one of the biggest {{Tearjerker}} moments happened near the end of the film.

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** [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Buzz Lightyear]] in the beginning of "The Buzz Identity" says that while Creator/{{Pixar}} moves movies are sad in the middle ([[WesternAnimation/{{Up}} and sometimes in the beginning]]), they're never sad in the end. Then came ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'', where one of the biggest {{Tearjerker}} moments happened near the end of the film.
24th Mar '17 2:56:59 PM TheJayman49
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* HilariousInHindsight: "[[Series/{{House}} Dr.]] {{M|ickeyMouse}}ouse", as a sketch, may or may not have originated as a parody - namely, [[http://tvblog.girlpower.it/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/dottmouse.JPG a 2009 storyline]] on ''Topolino'', that is, the Italian Mickey Mouse magazine parodying the ''Series/{{House}}'' TV series. Which, ''in turn'', got its inspiration from [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3YF8w9ilmY a commercial]], still from Italy, which celebrated the fact TV network ''Mediaset'' would start airing both franchises. Hell, even the cover you can see on the first link alludes to that commercial.

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* HilariousInHindsight: HilariousInHindsight:
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"[[Series/{{House}} Dr.]] {{M|ickeyMouse}}ouse", as a sketch, may or may not have originated as a parody - namely, [[http://tvblog.girlpower.it/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/dottmouse.JPG a 2009 storyline]] on ''Topolino'', that is, the Italian Mickey Mouse magazine parodying the ''Series/{{House}}'' TV series. Which, ''in turn'', got its inspiration from [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3YF8w9ilmY a commercial]], still from Italy, which celebrated the fact TV network ''Mediaset'' would start airing both franchises. Hell, even the cover you can see on the first link alludes to that commercial.



** In ''Diary of a Wimpy Kid Icarus'', Pit and Kirby fight Mega Man, Sonic, Pikachu, and Donkey Kong in a fight obviously based on ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''. Only Mega Man wasn't in the game and six players couldn't fight at once. Until the fourth entry, when it became possible.

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** In ''Diary "Diary of a Wimpy Kid Icarus'', Icarus", Pit and Kirby fight Mega Man, Sonic, Pikachu, and Donkey Kong in a fight obviously based on ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''. Only Mega Man wasn't in the game and six players couldn't fight at once. Until the fourth entry, when it became possible.possible.
** [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Buzz Lightyear]] in the beginning of "The Buzz Identity" says that while Creator/{{Pixar}} moves are sad in the middle ([[WesternAnimation/{{Up}} and sometimes in the beginning]]), they're never sad in the end. Then came ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'', where one of the biggest {{Tearjerker}} moments happened near the end of the film.
7th Mar '17 7:07:20 PM Mineboot45
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** A 2002 issue showcased wedding photos that were fated to be left out of the album. The first one is "another would-be photographer who doesn't realize that cameras held at arm's length do not make for good self-portraits."

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** A 2002 issue showcased wedding photos that were fated to be left out of the album. The first one is "another would-be photographer who doesn't realize that cameras held at arm's length do not make for good self-portraits."never yield flattering pictures".
21st Jan '17 10:56:32 AM NintenFan98
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** In ''Diary of a Wimpy Kid Icarus'', Pit and Kirby fight Mega Man, Sonic, Pikachu, and Donkey Kong in a fight obviously based on ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''. Only Mega Man wasn't in the game and six players couldn't fight at once. Until the fourth entry, when it became possible.
19th Jan '17 9:18:55 AM Twentington
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** The skit "Money Ball Z" is about Franchise/DragonBall characters playing baseball. Come Anime/DragonBallSuper, there's an episode where the gang attempts to play baseball and comically failing at it.



* SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome: During a company-wide vacation to the Dominican Republic, Bill Gaines discovered that there was only one subscriber in the entire country, and his subscription was going to expire that month. The entire Mad staff - artists, writers, editors, and Gaines himself piled into a bus and drove out to his house. Gaines knocked on the subscriber's door, and with the entire staff of the magazine looking on, presented him with a renewal notice.



** Al Jaffee loves grossout gags as well, although he hasn't done very many of late. He still has an affinity for grossly overweight women, though.

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** Al Jaffee loves drawing grossout gags as well, although he hasn't done very many of late. He still has an affinity for grossly overweight women, though.and obese people.



* WereStillRelevantDammit: Averted, as the whole point of the magazine is to make fun of anything that's new and popular/

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* WereStillRelevantDammit: Averted, as the whole point of the magazine is to make fun of anything that's new and popular/popular.


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** The skit "Money Ball Z" is about Franchise/DragonBall characters playing baseball. Come Anime/DragonBallSuper, there's an episode where the gang attempts to play baseball and comically failing at it.
16th Jan '17 7:53:27 PM Twentington
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* HarsherInHindsight: One of Mad's predicted headlines of 1962 was Creator/MarilynMonroe checking into the hospital for a minor ailment, as a WorstNewsJudgmentEver joke. In RealLife, her death was one of the biggest stories of that year.

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* HarsherInHindsight: HarsherInHindsight:
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One of Mad's predicted headlines of 1962 was Creator/MarilynMonroe checking into the hospital for a minor ailment, as a WorstNewsJudgmentEver joke. In RealLife, her death was one of the biggest stories of that year.year.
** "When WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead Grow Old" from 1995 had a joke about Music/MichaelJackson and Lisa Marie Presley celebrating their 50th anniversary together, with Jackson having not been seen in public since his face exploded onstage in 2018, along with Tito having 28 multi-platinum albums.
5th Jan '17 2:59:02 AM LadyJaneGrey
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** And ''boy'' did they get it when they put out [[https://www.google.com/search?q=Mad+Magazine+Mario+cover&biw=1667&bih=821&tbm=isch&imgil=SXM2g9RrFqW8PM%253A%253BiZKOPC7AZ89PoM%253Bhttp%25253A%25252F%25252Fsydlexia.com%25252Fmad_magazine_292.htm&source=iu&pf=m&fir=SXM2g9RrFqW8PM%253A%252CiZKOPC7AZ89PoM%252C_&usg=__81hRPvmI8DvoHoSeIdi1Ieb7AT4%3D&ved=0ahUKEwiGoMud7KrRAhVLRCYKHXgtBMYQyjcIKw&ei=jCZuWIaqFMuImQH42pCwDA#imgrc=SXM2g9RrFqW8PM%3A issue #292]]. They actually put a list on their letters page three months later (in small print, taking up a quarter page) of readers who wrote in to tell them that Luigi should have an L on his hat!
28th Dec '16 10:17:48 AM nombretomado
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: Much like most of Cartoon Network's past and present offerings, this show is packed to the brim with a lot of GettingCrapPastTheRadar moments that confirm that Cartoon Network's censors are either really bad at their job or this is all a part of CartoonNetwork's plan for more risque programming outside of Creator/AdultSwim.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: Much like most of Cartoon Network's past and present offerings, this show is packed to the brim with a lot of GettingCrapPastTheRadar moments that confirm that Cartoon Network's censors are either really bad at their job or this is all a part of CartoonNetwork's Creator/CartoonNetwork's plan for more risque programming outside of Creator/AdultSwim.
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