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Why is a strike bad in baseball, but good in bowling?

How come the way "W" is pronounced sounds like "Double-U" when it looks like a double V?

Answer: It used to be written "uu," which is why we pronounce it "double-u."

  • Why do the Crystal Gems not seem to be very well-known? Steven has to explain who they are to Lars in the pilot, Ronaldo seems unfamiliar with what they can do, and Steven has to elaborate about his powers to Connie. You'd think that a group of warriors that's supposed to save the human race would be a little more famous, especially in the city close to where they live, right?

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Homer Simpson

Origin: The Simpsons

  • Shapeshifting: While drunk. One of his supers is to enter a variety of these forms.
  • Super Mode: He can make himself drunk at the cost of half of his remaining health, giving him a variety of stronger attacks and the ability to transform into other forms.


Not yet, anyway

Glass of Water

Origin: Original

  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: A glass of water. On a table.
  • Kaizo Trap: A man will run into the arena ten seconds into a match with him, drink the glass, and throw it. If it hits a character with "average" health, it can actually kill them. It hits hard and the glass isn't regestered as dead until a second after it either hits someone or flies offscreen.
  • Joke Character
  • One-Hit-Point Wonder: Any attack kills it. Waiting ten seconds causes someone to run up and drink from it, which also counts as killing it.

Hank Hill

Origin: King of the Hill

  • Berserk Button: Charcoal. Upon seeing a bag of it, he gives a quick, worried "BWAH" before kicking it away like a bomb and letting its contents rain on nearby fighters.
  • Denser and Wackier: Compare his character here with himself on the actual show.
  • Excuse Plot: His intros, generally.
    • One of them shows him, Dale, Bill, and Boomhauer drinking beer in front of what can be described as a portable fence. One plank falls on Hank, knocking him down while the others run away. Hank is now lost, and for some reason must fight whoever he's pitted against to find his way to the others.
    • Another has him getting dragged into the field by a particularly energetic Ladybird.
  • Nosebleed: Gets a pretty violent one from seeing Nancy inviting him over for nude grilling. What nude-grill-Nancy is doing outside of Hank's dreams from that one time isn't explained.

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