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BLAM: Web Original
Anything goes on the Internet when it comes to user-posted content. Anything.
  • This episode of a Wheezy Waiter, a video blog series, has one. Before Wheezy Waiter actually starts talking, he makes a bunch of bizarre 'WHOOOOOOP' sounds, gnashes his teeth and makes a series of faces. It's bizarre, it has nothing to do with the topic of the video, and after it happens he never speaks of it again (except one small comment on it right after the scene)
  • Mega Man X 4 The Abridged Series: Did someone say TRIPLE AXL TIME?
  • The Nostalgia Chick makes reference to this in The Nostalgia Critic's review of FernGully, and even pulls a few of them herself during the review such as interrupting a joke about Tim Curry to break out an accordion and play it with no relevance to their discussion or the movie. (Which, since this is where the trope and the name first came together in one place, they gleefully lampshade.)
    • Essentially, All Dogs Go to Heaven is the Trope Maker, and The Nostalgia Chick is the Trope Namer.
    • In the Critic's review of the Arnold Schwarzenegger/Danny De Vito film Junior, an elaborate dream sequence music video illustrating how boring the movie comes up. The Critic only continues the review because Bhargav sentences him to seeing a baby with Arnold's head whenever he sleeps, until he finishes the review. This sequence takes up a good three minutes of the eighteen minute video. Upon waking up, he apologizes to the audience and asks that they get the labeling of the Big Lipped Alligator Moment over and done with.
    • The Critic points out in his "Top 11 Mindfuck Moments" video that many of the scenes he mentioned could be considered a Big Lipped Alligator Moment.
    • A BLAM has actually been used by the Nostalgia Chick in combat, as she invoked one in the Anniversary Brawl to save herself from Little Miss Gamer and The Aussie Guy, before punching them in the gut.
    • Ironically, she's now responsible for one of her own, in a video by That Jewish Guy about eight Hannukah-related myths (unfortunately no longer on the site) which features other contributors to the site stating the myths for him to rebut. Everyone else appears in their normal clothes and setting, but the Nostalgia Chick (2:30 into the review) states her myth while lying in bed wearing a leather bustier, feather boa, fishnet stockings, and a feathered hat. Not that anyone's likely to complain about it.
    • For recursion points, the Big Lipped Alligator Moment meme gets treated as a Big Lipped Alligator Moment once. In the Nostalgia Critic/Linkara joint review of Superman IV, the Critic invokes the meme in response to a scene of Lex Luthor dancing with a woman in period dress. Linkara gets weirded out and the Critic, noticing his confusion, says "I don't know, the Nostalgia Chick came up with it."
    • Also, in the Critic's We're Back review, the crows apparent 'eating' of Screw-Eyes is met with an announcment as a BLAM.
      • One that seems to go unnoticed is The Lord of the Rings reference in his Captain N review, where Nostalgia Critic has a flashback to when Mario stealing some kind of power when he was supposed to "cast it into the fire". It comes right out of nowhere, has virtually nothing to do with the review, is completely over the top and ridiculous, and he never brings it up again.
    • During his review of Mr. Magoo the Nostalgia Critic tells a Talk Show style joke and... rolls with it. He talks to his studio band, goes to commercial complete with the title Nostalgia Critic with the Nostalgia Critic, introduces his next guest, and then abruptly snaps out of it and continues the review.
      Nostalgia Critic: Ladies and gentlemen my next guest has been in such movies as Vanilla Sky, [[Pirates of the Caribbean Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, what the fuck am I doing back to the movie!!!
    • Oh, and Rob is a Dinosaur. For no reason. Several times.
  • Zero Punctuation has one of these in its LittleBigPlanet review wih a man (presumably Yahtzee himself) dancing around in boxers with googly eyes on the butt. About 3 minutes into the video.
  • On The Escapist's fantastic web series Doomsday Arcade, Shanks is about to get into a fight with Kratos, when all of a sudden, Kratos starts up an out-of-nowhere advert for a furniture shop in a high-pitched voice that contrasts his actual voice.
  • Professor Otaku began ending his vids with these after his Street Fighter review, and has been fairly consistent with tagging them onto the end of his videos. However, lately, he seems content to simply use the footage without additions.
  • In The Angry Video Game Nerd's review of Moonwalker, right at the end (after throwing a fit of explosive proportions), he turns into a cat, and then pads off. That Michael Jackson did the same on his "Black or White" music video doesn't make either case any less strange.
    • Likely was making fun of the music video and Michael Jackson due to the insanity of the game and the BLAM. So in this case it would be a BLAM referencing a BLAM.
    • Also, during his Star Wars review, a buffalo actually takes a dump right through the Nerd's window, during his big list of Star Wars games he didn't get a chance to review. Possibly a reference to his Theme Song.
  • If you can fathom this, the popular Youtube Poop the dinner blaster lol managed to have one of these, where Scatman John starts singing The Invisible Man and then starts shooting at... um... actually who was he shooting at?
    • Most Youtube Poops run off of this trope, as the "story" will randomly jump from something to something else entirely unrelated to what was happening moments before.
  • Shiny Objects Videos uses these intentionally. Though none of them make sense in context, the fact that they happen makes sense in context. If that makes sense.
  • Anyone familiar with Don Hertzfeldt's little short The Animation Show? at the end... during a very stirring speech about the serious aspects of cartoons... robots show up...
  • If we were to go into all the Big Lipped Alligator Moments in The Adventures Of Mr Gear And Clippy, we'd be here all day. And just about half of the early episodes could qualify as a Bizarro Episode.
  • McGonagall rapping like Ludacris in Dirty Potter and the Fabulous Gay Farty Pee and Poo Party.
  • RedLetterMedia's Star Wars reviews are kinda fragmentary to begin with: their shtick is that the reviewer is psychotic, and sloppily taping reviews over his home videos (mostly ones about torturing prostitutes). There's still the scene in his basement where a tiny black droid floats in, looks at the two women there, and flies away. They stop struggling to blink.
  • Awkward. has a musical number entitled "Miss Brighteyes" that's about Lester's feelings for Steph, Alex's feelings for Lester, masturbation, and crossdressing. It comes out of left field, is never referred to afterward, and could be removed entirely without affecting the series. But it is pretty hilarious.
  • Darwin's Soldiers features a winged fox swooping down from the sky and flying Dr. Zanasiu and Dr. Shelton to safety as they run away from the exploding Einstein-Rosen bridge. This moment is never spoken of again.
  • On This Very Wiki, we have the True Art article.
  • The Motley Two has a sudden scene shift to "Troll Cuba", where Troll Fidel Castro and Troll Hannibal are getting into shenanigans, all borne out of a throwaway phrase about cigars.
  • Homestar Runner has an unique twist on this trope: the big-lipped alligator character named Homsar. Homsar is basically a deranged, reality-warping copy of Homestar who speaks in wails and non-sequiturs whenever he makes an appearance, and barely anybody elaborates on it. Probably his best example of big-lipped alligatory is his easter egg appearances in the Halloween toons, which are triggered by clicking on The Poopsmith in a certain scene.
  • An early episode of Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series starts with an ad for Yugiohs. They're Yugilicious. It's weird even for the genre it's in.
  • In We Are Our Avatars, Genghis Khan used to pop out of nowhere just before the thread was moved to RP.
    • Earlier, the Anti-Spiral appeared and forced the cast to do the Caramelldansen.
    • A Death, Tails, Osaka, Mega Man and two different Tenshi Hinanai play a game of Battleship, which Death turns into one awesome game, Tails even lampshades the trope.
    • Salad Fingers randomly appears and develops an unhealthy obsession with Mega Man's Buster.
    • Mammon literally blows up Deathwing's shit, which has turned into a giant shit monster. The less said of that, the better.
  • In Smosh's Death Note video, Ian attempts to kill his mom with the Death Note...by writing "Mom". The rest of the scene goes as follows:
    Ian's Mom: "My name isn't 'mom', dumbass"
    Ian: "I've called you 'mom' all these years, and I don't even know your real name?"
    Ian's Mom: "And you never will! Mwahahahahaha" *disappears in a cloud of smoke*
    Ian: "Never mind that...I have work to do..."
  • The animated short Rock Bottom has one in the theme song when a squid ponders the meaning of life.
  • The entire Mr. Clean segment from Jontron's review of Food Fight. Abruptly during the review, well, this happens. Even Jontron is perplexed by it.
    Jontron: Well that just sort of happened to me I mean I didn't even participate.
    • Most of Jontron's endings are downright surreal and make little sense. It's lampshaded in one episode that ends with a flashing message reading "JON DOESN'T KNOW HOW TO END VIDEOS".
  • Harlem Shake videos as a whole.
  • Being Rickrolled is basically a really life BLAM.
  • In Episode 17 of "Shadows Of The Past" Sage goes into a song and dance number via quick cut about Venus being a huge cunt set to Offenbach Can Can song afterwards no reactions are heard from anyone. Just bullets.....so many bullets. It Makes Sense in Context.

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