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How Did We Get Here from There?
When a franchise finds itself in a radically different genre or with a radically different tone then where it began.
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(permanent link) added: 2011-11-25 05:21:48 sponsor: JoeBentley (last reply: 2013-01-15 17:25:57)

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Surely at some point if you take parts 2-9 away, it's hard to imagine how Parts 1 and 10 can be part of the same franchise.

Case in Point:

Friday the 13th Part 1: An almost Agatha Christie style murder mystery where a bunch of camp consulars are killed by off one by one by the revenged crazed mother of a young disabled boy that died at the camp years before.

Friday the 13th Part X: A undying hulking zombie gets unfrozen in the future, turned into a cyborg, and fights a Fembot and a bunch of Space Marines on a Space Ship.
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