Captain Obvious: Other
- All examples that don't belong anywhere else are here!
- One of the entries on Clients From Hell: "Will you need to be paid in currency?"
- From Disney Theme Parks, the narration for the now-defunct Adventures Through Inner Space did this several times.
(while the car is surrounded by giant snowflakes) "These are snowflakes!""And yet this wall of ice only seems smooth and solid. From this tiny perspective, I can see that nothing is solid, no matter how it appears!""Yes... these are water molecules! H2O... Two hydrogen atoms bonded to a single oxygen atom."
- The Onion is fond of using this for humor, as in their article "Investigators Determine Air France Disaster Caused By Plane Crash".
- "Study: Multiple Stab Wounds May Be Harmful To Monkeys" combines this with For Science!.
- The Onion's parodying, in part, the tendency of real news media to keep repeating the same threadbare information again and again as a breaking story develops, since they have nothing substantial to report at the moment, but they have to keep covering the story. For example, one MSNBC expert's analysis of a dark spot in a photograph was "it's definitely... definitely something that's ...there". He was probably trying to say it's not a spot on the lens, but still...
- In TV Tropes, tropers will pothole a word, phrase, etc. that is considered to be... well... completely obvious, to this page.
- Wikipedia does this a lot.
- From the first sentence of their article on the Seville Cathedral: "Seville Cathedral...is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Seville"
- Any time you see the phrase "this is likely a reference to..." on That Other Wiki, get ready for an eye-rollingly obvious statement.
- Also from That Other Wiki: "Ion exchange is an exchange of ions...".
- The section on dizygotic (fraternal) twins in the Twins article:
Like any other siblings, DZ twins may look similar, particularly given that they are the same age. However, DZ twins may also look very different from each other. They may be of different sexes or the same sex. The same holds true for brothers and sisters from the same parents, meaning that DZ twins are simply brothers and/or sisters who happen to be the same age.
- The U.S. Air Force Symbol is the Symbol of the U.S. Air Force.
- "The main difference between 11 man and 8 man football is most notably the elimination of three players."
- Water torture is torture using water. Gee, I never would have guessed!
- [Pen-pen] has claws on his wingtips, which modern birds do not have.
- 67 (sixty-seven) is the natural number following 66 and preceding 68. It is an odd number.
- Every Wikipedia article about integers is worded in such a way. They mostly exist because of their meanings in fields of science, or symbolicism in religion, in media, slang, etc.
- "A barn door is a door characteristic of a barn. They are often/always found on barns..."
- Several animal articles will seem redundant if you know the basic information about the animal in question. For example, referring to "a venomous viper" is common. (There are no non-venomous vipers.)
- The annoying YouTube meme, "Thumbs up if you're watching this in [current year]", which is posted on videos with some kind of nostalgic value. The default snarky reply is, "No, I'm watching this in [year in distant past or distant future]."
- Apparently there's porn on the internet.
- I think he is a captain◊.
- Obviously, this guy was hanged by Captain Obvious for his crimes against the obviousness.
- The O RLY? fad was an infamous snarky comeback to those who state the obvious.
- As is the You Don't Say face.
- Thank you, Captain Obvious.
- Rod Serling narrating the Twilight Zone pinball tends to delve into this.
(announcing the "Town Square Madness" mode) "There's madness...in Town Square."(announcing the "Clock Millions" mode) "This clock...is worth millions"