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Take one existing show genre, add another, and presto! you've got a brand-new genre.

The most famous example is ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'', pitched as a WagonTrainToTheStars (TheWestern + SpaceOpera).

See also XMeetsY (for when it's works, not genres/tropes) and RecycledInSPACE (for when it's a work plus a genre or tropes). Compare and contrast GenreBusting.
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!!Examples:

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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* High School Drama + Lighthearted Comedy + HaremGenre + {{Shounen}} + Every Magic Trope Imaginable + Every Science Fiction Trope Imaginable X SerialEscalation = ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''. You may think that's an exaggeration. You would be ''wrong''.
* High School drama + HumongousMecha + {{Moe}} + Star Crossed Lovers + TransformationTrauma + DysfunctionJunction + TearJerker + [[spoiler: DownerEnding]] + [[spoiler: KillEmAll]] + NightmareFuel FridgeLogic = ''Manga/{{Saikano}}''
* {{Magical Girl}}s + Devices from HumongousMecha + Shounen Combat + Surprisingly Dark Plot + The Military + [[TropesInSpace InSpace]] = ''[[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha]]''
* {{Magical Girl}}s + {{Toku}} + Softcore Creator/{{Cinemax}} [[{{Ecchi}} Skinflick]] = ''Ultimate Girls''
** MagicalGirl can be divided further; for example, MagicalGirlWarrior + [[IdolSinger Magic Idol]] = ''Manga/MermaidMelodyPichiPichiPitch''
* GirlsLove + HumongousMecha = ''Manga/KannazukiNoMiko''
* MindScrew + HumongousMecha + ViewersAreGeniuses + EldritchAbomination + RuleOfSymbolism + DysfunctionJunction + Deconstruction + '''NightmareFuel''' = ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''
* High School SitCom + BoyMeetsGirl + SciFi + SliceOfLife + LockedRoomMystery = ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya (anime)]]''. Well, [[GenreBusting yeah]].
** WidgetSeries + SciFi + MindScrew + [[spoiler:AlternateUniverse]] = ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Vanishment Of Haruhi Suzumiya]]''
* MagicalGirlWarrior + GenderBender = ''Mahou Shounen Majorian''
* TheWestern + HammerHorror + AfterTheEnd = ''LightNovel/VampireHunterD''
* GentlemanThief + ComingOfAgeStory + SteamPunk = ''Manga/TheDaughterOfTwentyFaces''
* {{Magical Girl}}s + NightmareFuel + FaustianRebellion= ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''
* {{Magical Girl}}s + {{RPG}}s + HumongousMecha = ''Manga/MagicKnightRayearth''
* Lolis + MindRape + [[spoiler:[[UnreliableNarrator unreliable narrators]]]] + ThePowerOfFriendship + WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong + {{Gorn}} + CrowningMomentOfAwesome + CrowningMusicOfAwesome = ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry''
** {{Troll}}s + FairPlayWhodunnit + CluelessMystery + ClosedCircle + ThePowerOfLove + CrowningMusicOfAwesome + {{Gorn}} + SerialEscalation+ MaybeMagicMaybeMundane + LanguageOfTruth + ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve = ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry''
* MagicIdolSinger + WholesomeCrossdresser = ''Manga/BrockenBlood''
* High school drama + FeudalFuture + KnightInShiningArmor + HumongousMecha + SerialEscalation (MagnificentBastard + WhamEpisode) = ''Anime/CodeGeass''
* {{Youkai}} + NewTransferStudent + PettingZooPeople + {{Fanservice}} + MarshmallowHell + More {{Fanservice}} = ''LightNovel/{{Kanokon}}''
* ChildrenRaiseYou + ComingOfAgeStory + [[ParentsAsPeople Parents (and Children) As People]] + ParentWithNewParamour + BoysLove = ''Manga/SakendeYaruze''
* ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'' (ShoujoDemographic - MindScrew) + ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' (DisneyPrincess - {{Metaplot}}) = ''Manga/KilalaPrincess''
* Literature/AliceInWonderland + MindScrew + CastFullOfPrettyBoys + DysfunctionJunction = ''Manga/PandoraHearts''.
* (MagicalGirl + {{Ballet}} + FairyTales) x (MadArtist + RewritingReality) = ''Anime/PrincessTutu''
* {{Series/Ultraman}} + ({{Deconstruction}} + AnyoneCanDie + CrapsackWorld + AlternateHistory + RedshirtArmy) = ''Manga/AttackOnTitan''.
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* MedicalDrama + TheDCU = ''Samaritan X''

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[[folder:Film]]
* SeltzerAndFriedberg + BlackComedy + MediumAwareness+ {{Deconstruction}} (of HorrorTropes) + JossWhedon+ Subtlety = ''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods''
* ''Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'' + ''Film/{{Aliens}}'' + ''Film/{{Stagecoach}}'' = ''Pitch Black''.
* Ditto the Sequel, even if it made a GenreShift: ''Franchise/StarWars'' + ''Film/{{Alien 3}}'' + ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' + ''Matrix'' = ''Film/TheChroniclesOfRiddick''.
* {{Body Horror}}s + MindScrew = ''The Film/SoulTaker''
* Franchise/{{Gundam}} + CthulhuMythos + [[Creator/GuillermoDelToro that bloke that did Hellboy]] = ''Film/PacificRim''
* {{Blaxploitation}} + OurVampiresAreDifferent = ''Film/{{Blacula}}''
* SerialKiller + BuddyCopShow = ''Film/{{Se7en}}''
* Sexploitation/Erotica + Crime Mystery FilmNoir + SlasherMovie = {{Giallo}}
* HornyVikings + InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons = ''Film/HowToTrainYourDragon''
* (''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' - ILoveNuclearPower) + (TheDrifter x BadassPreacher x [[spoiler:DisabilitySuperpower]]) + (Literature/TheBible x CantStopTheSignal) = ''Film/TheBookOfEli''
* AStreetCarNamedDesire + GenderFlip + SoBadItsGood = ''Film/TheRoom''
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[[folder:Literature]]
* GovernmentProcedural + BoardingSchoolOfHorrors = ''Literature/{{Gormenghast}}''
* GreatDetective + AffectionateParody + RomanceArc = ''Literature/LordPeterWimsey''
* OurSoulsAreDifferent + WaxingPhilosophic + RuleOfCool + FilmNoir with a {{Bifauxnen}} JerkWithAHeartOfGold protagonist = ''LightNovel/KaraNoKyoukai''
* FilmNoir + FunctionalMagic + (BadassLongcoat + GenreSavvy + OccultDetective + FirstPersonSmartass + TheNicknamer) + lots of [[ShoutOut Shout Outs]] = ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''
* (''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' + LostRomanLegion) + FiveRaces + SuccessionCrisis = ''Literature/CodexAlera''. Super extra bonus points for the ones in brackets not only being this trope deliberately invoked, but ''the very reason for writing the book''.
* PunkPunk settings usually start as CyberPunk mixed with another genre. For example, CyberPunk + MedievalEuropeanFantasy = DungeonPunk.
* LowFantasy + (HighFantasy - {{Hobbits}}) + SuccessionCrisis + CharacterDepth + (NoughtiesDramaSeries - TurnOfTheMillennium) + 27 [=*=] MagnificentBastard = ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''
* ({{Xenofiction}} - CatsAreMean + {{Badass}} + AnyoneCanDie + FamilyUnfriendlyViolence) x (ProudWarriorRaceGuy + [TheClan x 4]) x (LongRunners + LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters) = ''Literature/WarriorCats''.
* WeirdWest + HighFantasy + {{Horror}} + ScienceFiction = ''Franchise/TheDarkTower''.
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[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* PoliceProcedural + PrimeTimeSoap = CrimeTimeSoap (''Series/HillStreetBlues'')
* SitCom + WagonTrainToTheStars = ''Series/RedDwarf''
* SpyDrama + TheWestern = ''Series/TheWildWildWest''
* MedicalDrama + TheWestern = ''Series/DrQuinnMedicineWoman''
* MedicalDrama + AmateurSleuth = ''Series/DiagnosisMurder''
* MedicalDrama + SpaceOpera = ''Mercy Point''
* MedicalDrama + WorkCom = ''Series/{{Scrubs}}''
* MedicalDrama + WorkCom + DuringTheWar = ''Series/{{MASH}}''
* MedicalDrama + {{Rescue}} = ''Franchise/{{Emergency}}''
* TheMusical + {{Dramedy}} = ''Series/{{Glee}}''
* PoliceProcedural + WorkCom = ''Series/BarneyMiller''
* PoliceProcedural + LawProcedural =
** Most famously, ''Franchise/LawAndOrder''
** ... which was preceded by the short-lived 1971 Jack Webb production ''[=The D.A.=]'', which used the same basic format.
** ... which ''itself'' was preceded by ''Arrest And Trial'', a 90-minute 1963 series.
* PoliceProcedural + {{Rescue}} = ''Series/ThirdWatch''
* PoliceProcedural + OddCouple * GenderFlip + GovernmentConspiracy * ScienceFiction = ''Series/TheXFiles''
* (TheWestern + SciFi = SpaceWestern) + GovernmentConspiracy = ''Series/{{Firefly}}''
* TravelogueShow + RealityShow = ''Series/TheAmazingRace''
* CopShow + Franchise/SuperSentai = ''Series/TokusouSentaiDekaranger''
** Franchise/SuperSentai + Wuxia = ''Series/JukenSentaiGekiranger''
** JidaiGeki + Franchise/SuperSentai = ''Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger''
* FilmNoir + PostCyberpunk + Franchise/KamenRider = ''Series/KamenRiderDouble''
** HammerHorror + Franchise/KamenRider = ''Series/KamenRiderKiva''
** HighSchool + Franchise/KamenRider = ''Series/KamenRiderFourze''
* Franchise/SuperSentai + Americanization + MediaAdaptationTropes = ''Franchise/PowerRangers''
** Series/KyoryuSentaiZyuranger + (Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger - [[DemotedToExtra The Core Five Costumes]]) + Series/NinjaSentaiKakuranger + WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld = ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers''
** Series/DenjiSentaiMegaranger - VideogameTropes + SpaceOpera + RescueArc + GrandFinale = ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace''
** Series/SeijuuSentaiGingaman + WagonTrainToTheStars + DarkerAndEdgier = ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy''
** Series/MiraiSentaiTimeRanger + AdaptationDistillation = ''Series/PowerRangersTimeForce''
** Series/BakuryuuSentaiAbaranger + WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld + '''[[HesBack TOMMY]]''' = ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder''
** Series/EngineSentaiGoOnger - LighterAndSofter + DarkerAndEdgier + AfterTheEnd = ''Series/PowerRangersRPM''
* DieHardOnAnX + RaceAgainstTheClock + RealTime = ''[[Series/TwentyFour 24]]''.
* (HeroicFantasy + RecycledInSpace - TwoFistedTales) + WalkingTheEarth + (ShellShockedVeteran / [CoolOldGuy x ReallySevenHundredYearsOld]) + (TimeyWimeyBall x ∞) = ''Series/DoctorWho'' (at least, from 2005 on).
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[[folder:Music]]
* GangstaRap + HorrorTropes = Horrorcore Rap
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[[folder:TabletopGames]]
* TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}} + [[RecycledInSpace SPACE]] - [[HeadbuttingHeroes Cooperation]] + [[NoKillLikeOverkill Oversized Weaponry]] - [[NoSympathyBetweenMooks Cooperation]] + [[BlackAndBlackMorality GRIMDARK]] - [[InterserviceRivalry Cooperation]] + [[ChainsawGood Chainswords]] - [[RunningGag Cooperation]]: ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer40000}}''
* {{Cyberpunk}} + HighFantasy + [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot Strange Combinations]] + [[HiredGun Mercenaries]]: ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}''
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* {{Space Marine}}s + {{Super Soldier}}s + AlienInvasion + TheVirus + ZombieApocalypse + HopelessWar + WarIsHell + MilitaryScienceFiction + SpaceOpera = ''Franchise/{{Halo}}''
* FirstPersonShooter + LeParkour + ActionGirl = ''VideoGame/MirrorsEdge''
* {{Cute Monster Girl}}s + BulletHell + CrowningMusicOfAwesome + FantasyKitchenSink = '''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'''
** Take part of the above + SerialEscalation= '''''Mushihime-sama'''''
* {{Metroidvania}} + NintendoHard + GuideDangIt + GoddamnedBats + DemonicSpiders = ''VideoGame/LaMulana''
* Retro-futuristic ScienceFiction + Underwater Habitat + HiddenElfVillage + SurvivalHorror + Art Deco + Anarcho-Capitalistic Dystopia + GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke + WhatMeasureIsANonHuman + SystemShock = ''VideoGame/{{BioShock|1}}''
* PlatformHell + NintendoHard + LudicrousGibs + EverythingTryingToKillYou + '''OneHitpointWonder''' = ''VideoGame/IWannaBeTheGuy''
* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda'' + BulletHell = ''Engage To Jabberwock''
* {{Kaiju}} + ProfessionalWrestling = ''VideoGame/KingOfTheMonsters''
* RaygunGothic + {{Zeerust}} + {{Eagleland}} (both flavors) + AlternateHistory + AfterTheEnd = ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}''
* {{Roguelike}} + VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda (the first game) + NauseaFuel + NightmareFuel + ThickLineAnimation = ''VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac''.
* ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' + TheMonsterGirlEncyclopedia = ''Monster Girl Quest''
* HumongousMecha + LovecraftLite = ''VisualNovel/{{Demonbane}}''
* FourX + RealTimeStrategy = ''VideoGame/RiseOfNations''
* FirstPersonShooter + PuzzleGame = ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}''
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'' + ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'' = ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2''
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* SupernaturalSoapOpera + RomanticComedy + DifferentForGirls = ''Webcomic/{{Misfile}}''
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* (DeepImmersionGaming [[UpToEleven x 11]]) + LesYay + ThePlan+ CorruptCorporateExecutive + MoralEventHorizon[[superscript:4]] + SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism / LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters - RuleOfCool + ShownTheirWork = {{KIKEN}}
* ArchieComics + SuperheroSchool + CrazyAwesome + {{Transgender}} = Literature/WhateleyUniverse
* {{Redwall}} + UsagiYojimbo + PrincessMononoke + AlternateUniverse + BeastFable + WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids = ''Literature/{{Tasakeru}}''
* Any random movie + Franchise/WinnieThePooh + Any other nostalgic character + {{Railroading}} + DullSurprise + CaptainObvious + HeyThatsMyLine + ForgotAboutHisPowers = Poohs Adventures
* LetsPlay/TheRunawayGuys - 1 = WebVideo/GameGrumps
* LetsPlay + MST3K = WebVideo/{{Retsupurae}}
* ([TeenDrama x ({{Homage}} + TheNineties)] + ElaborateUniversityHigh) + ([Video Games x SportsStories] x SeriousBusiness) = ''WebVideo/VideoGameHighSchool''.
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