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  • This Cracked article where the first item declared that the San Francisco Giants have a curse to never win the World Series. Oops.
  • All Ghost stuff in Red vs. Blue.
  • From YouTube Poop:
  • A series of Naruto flash video parodies on YouTube called "Fun With Akatsuki" featured the masked Tobi as a hapless, good-natured Butt Monkey with the catchphrase, "But Tobi is a good boy!" The fact that Tobi turns out to be the Big Bad of the series makes this even funnier.
    • Two words... Blind Itachi, since Kakashi mentions during the fight with the Itachi clone early in Shippuden that Itachi's eyesight deteriorates every time he uses the Mangekyo Sharingan. This later becomes a plot point, as Itachi's on the verge of losing his vision during his fight with Sasuke, and Sasuke later taxes his Mangekyo Sharingan almost to the point of blindness before using Itachi's eyes.
  • In a similar vein to the Ganonator example, when The Nostalgia Critic did his review of the The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, he put his face on Indiana Joe, when he does he says "GIVE ME A FACE YOU BUNGHOLES!", not the exact quoting, but still.
    • More fun with the NC: in his Batman & Robin review, he woefully comments how the money used in special effects could be better used to feed starving children. The same concept was elevated to a Big Lipped Starving Children Moment in his Tank Girl review - one year later.
    • During his review of The Room, other Channel Awesome contributors visited from the future and warned him not to review it, or horrible things would happen. He should have listened to them: the site was hit with a Frivolous Lawsuit from Tommy Wiseau and the video was taken down for "copyright infringement".
    • During the NC review of Pokémon: The First Movie, he makes a comment about all the good shows he had in his day like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Alvin and the Chipmunks, and Care Bears. Over the next year or two, he has reviewed both Care Bear movies and complained about how awful they were.
    • Also from the Pokémon: The First Movie review, the critic complains about how ridiculous it was that one character was revived with the Pokemon tears, he mentions that at least in the Disney movies (Putting The Lion King as an example) the characters remained death and weren´t resurrected by tears. In Tangled, a new Disney movie, one of the main characters is resurrected thanks to the healing power of a tear.
    • Another, minor example from his Super Show review was his comment on Carland. It's a little more developed than that, but still...
    • Following the removal of The Room episode, Doug did "The Tommy Wiseau Show", a sketch with Tommy Wiseau doing his own show and talking to "John from". One year later, this was released. Right down to the same pun used.
    • In the review of The Pebble and the Penguin when noting a character named Rocko, he states that his modern life is no longer in reruns. Not long after that same year, Nickelodeon debuted the The '90s Are All That block, which features reruns of many Nicktoons, including Rocko's Modern Life.
    • In Kickassia, the Critic gets Baugh to surrender by giving the threat of "Don't make us review you". While it wasn't exactly a review, after the threatened Frivolous Lawsuit forced Doug to take down his review of The Room, Doug's video "The Tommy Wiseau Show" got most of the fanbase all but declaring war on Wiseau.
    • During The Langoliers one character is discussing time travel and claims it isn't possible to go back in time and stop the Kennedy assassination, and the Critic quickly snarks "No, that would be a frigging awesome storyline!" Fast-forward only three months and Stephen King's 11/22/63 is released. Guess what the plot of that book is about.
    • In his review of The Lorax, Critic's reaction to seeing the reclusive Once-ler is "We finally found Bill Watterson!" That same year, Watterson made a surprise return to the comics field by filling for Stephan Pastis on Pearls Before Swine.
    • In his "Top 11 Dumbest Spiderman Moments" video, he said something along the lines of, "It'd be cool if Gwen Stacy was his first girlfriend and Mary Jane Watson was his second." Guess who happens to be Peter Parker's first girlfriend in The Amazing Spiderman?
  • This parody of Transformers using chibi-fied versions of G1 characters actually came out before a toyline that did the exact same thing.
  • When The Liam Smith Show flashed forward to New Years Eve 2999, Dick Clark promoted UPN: "For One Thousand Years, the Solar System's Number One Network."
  • In 2006, The Angry Video Game Nerd made a video about confusing video game and movie sequel titles and mentioned how in the early 90's there were two Mega Man series, the originals and the X series. He then said, "Now if only they made a Mega Man 9, it would come full circle."
    • Even better, Capcom has announced a Mega Man 10. And much better, said game probably gave a nod to this "coincidence", seeing as Mega Man 10 is practically a tribute yet still doesn't connect to the X series, with a virus outbreak, Proto Man as a playable character (LOADS of funny references to Zero in that one alone) and its box art, in which Proto Man channels Zero yet again by wielding a Laser Blade and shield (not the solid one Proto's usually associated with).
    • There's also his rant about the movie Rocky Balboa breaking the Rocky series' numbering tradition, and compares it to the then-upcoming new Rambo film being titled "John Rambo." That did indeed become the movie's working title for a while (and actual release title in some countries), causing him to comment "I feel kind of bad, like I picked on a retarded kid."
    • In the Silver Surfer review, the nerd mocked how weak Silver Surfer was, comparing it to hypothetically showing Bruce Lee tripping over his shoelaces. A few years later (though it's not Bruce Lee), we have Super Smash Bros. Brawl, in which several bounty hunters, futuristic agents, Solid Snake, and Sonic the Hedgehog trip over themselves once every few minutes (randomly), with absolutely no way to stop it or turn it off.
    • In his review for Lester The Unlikely, he ponders on what the sequels would be like, and mentions that the most recent one would come out on the Playstation 4, which uses technology to construct discs out of orangutan diarrhea, giving Blu-Ray a run for its money. The PS4 would eventually come out, but the technology is still related to Blu-Ray, discs and everything.
  • This line in Chester A. Bum review of Up turns out to be more hilarious when Pixar did a short closely like that five months and 23 days later after the review.
    "That what all people should do! We should send all the old people in the sky!"
  • The original Zero Punctuation review of Duke Nukem Forever. Yahtzee's "review" was recently voted the best he'd ever done by members of The Escapist - mere days afterward, Gearbox announced that DNF was actually finished, and a demo was playable at PAX. Now that's timing.
    • Listen to the start of his Bad Company 2 review, and look how Duke Nukem Forever turned out.
    • Yahtzee had quite the longstanding thing going with DNF. Way, way back at the start of Zero Punctuation, he mentioned in his "appearance" at the 2007 Game Developer's Choice awards (a video that came out nearly four years before the game itself was released) that if DNF "doesn't turn out to be history's greatest contribution to human culture", he "and every other reviewer on Earth [was] going to saw its bullocks off." Not only did his mock review describe it as such a contribution, but when the actual game came out, it got brutally, nearly universally panned— including by Yahtzee himself.
    • In his review for Fable 2, Yahtzee opens up by reminding the viewers that Fable 1 was the second review he ever made, so all he has to do is review The Darkness again, then crash and burn into total obscurity and his life will be perfectly symmetrical. Much later, he reviews The Darkness 2. Of course, he didn't fade into obscurity so this is at least a partial subversion.
  • Retsupurae's "Cornshaq Baby Please" had Slowbeef uttering, "Mr. O'Neil, the answer to this multiplication problem is 12, but also Mario 2 is the greatest game ever." A year later, a famous rapper said something in a similar fashion that caused a Memetic Mutation.
  • The Gaming In The Clinton Years series is already bizarre and surreal, but it does achieve one of these at the end of their Final Fantasy VIII review. The narrator exclaims "If Square doesn't add voice-overs to Final Fantasy IX, I'm committing suicide! I hate text!" Final Fantasy IX was released in the USA November 2000, when Bill Clinton's second term ended. No wonder there's no "Gaming in the Dubya Years". Though it crosses over into "Funny Aneurysm" Moment when you learn George Wood really is dead (luckily 6 years after FFIX came out).
    • Circles back around now that he's proven to be alive.
  • There was a story arch in I'm Marvel and I'm DC about Tony Stark feeling jealous of Batman's new movie taking his spotlight. So, Batman trained Iron Man in being a detective. Guess who is playing Sherlock Holmes in the 2009 movie?
  • What is the Internet for? That question was answered two years after that essay was published.
  • In Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series episode 27, Tristan states that "In the future, card games will be played on motorbikes." A few months later, Frank Frankson was revealed to be Yusei Fudo's voice actor.
    • The Second Anniversary Spectacularthon had a few teasing shots at a couple VAs. I mean, no way Vic Mignogna would've watched it, recommended by a few of his Rangers, right? Wrong. Thankfully, he took it well and the two have met a few times since.
      • Another one with LK and Vic — for their first Kamicon promo, Martin calls him Yuri Lowenthal. Vic voiced an Uchiha later in Shippuden.
    • Also, a good two years before the Abridged Series came out and made these types of jokes, the dub had a military captain in the Doma filler arc (who played the whole situation straight in the original) say that "as strange as it sounds, the fate of the world now depends on a card game."
    • This:
      Joey: Be careful, Yug. This guy means business. He wasn't even remotely intimidated by my Brooklyn Rage.
      Yami: Joey, stop trying to turn 'Brooklyn Rage' into a catchphrase. It's never going to work.
    • Episode 50 Joey Wheeler Ace Attorney had Joey up against the guy that banned the series twice already. The judge said that third time's the charm .. and a few weeks later, Little Kuriboh was temporarily suspended on YouTube for the third time.
    • Episode 25 featured a short sequence of Yami and Tea singing a duet, and the end stinger said 'that's the closest you're gonna get to yu-gi-oh: the abridged musical'. Several years and a lot of cover songs later...
  • From G Gundam Abridged Episode 2, Chibodee Crocket, voiced by Takahata101 using a Southern accent, tells a rambling story starting with the phrase "I ever tell you that story 'bout my best friend?" Later, Taka would play Ellis in Team Four Star's Left 4 Dead 2 Let's Play.
    • In Episode 4, Taka voices the commisioner using the same voice he would later use for Dartz on Yugioh Abridged.
  • Due to the lead times involved, the fact that there were going to be goofy twin autobots in Revenge Of The Fallen was known over six months before the movie was released. However, their look and a certain level of Fanon lead to the assumption they'd be bumbling hillbilly-type characters. So, Internet Personality Vangelus put forth the idea in his review of Skids that the autobot was really a rap star (named MC Paddington) with a dark past. This, plus the voice he assigned him, eerily anticipated the actual Skids, only much funnier.
  • While it was made in 2007, this recut trailer of Aliens proved to be eerily prophetic.
  • In an early episode, Ask That Guy gives an answer that amounts to people just watching him because he's soft porn. Come December 2009 and you have... giving a blowjob to a pipe, testing eggnog-as-lube with sex noises offscreen, getting dominated by Bennett The Sage, making a long series of orgasm faces and him saying he's willing to go down on anyone and anything.
  • The "Hastily Made Cleveland Tourism Video features a line that says "Our Economy's based on LeBron James". Now that he's left, presumably there's no economy at all.
  • My Immortal gives us this little bit from the Author's Notes of Chapter 42:
    omg da new book iz kumming out rlly soon I kant wait!!!1111. I fink dat snap will be really the same person as Volximort koz dey are both haff-blood so dat will explain y he kild dumblydore and he hated hairy!!!!!1111 nd den hairy wil have 2 kommit suicide so voldimort will die koz he will rilly be a horcrox!!!!!111 omg I hope draco nd harry get 2getha dat will be so shmexxy, wont it?? If dey don’t den JKR is hamophobic!!!!!111111 fangz 4 da help wiv facts, medusa u rok!!!111
  • In an episode of There Will Be Brawl, Luigi sees Ness and Lucas playing, and is inspired by their childish innocence to keep working to save the Mushroom Kingdom. This was considered a small Crowning Moment of Heartwarming, and some fans suggested they'd be the "token innocent children who get held ransom by the bad guys". Eventually the final episode rolls around, and it turns out they're the Butcher(s). Like the example at the top of the page, the contrast makes it hilarious to watch again.
  • A throw-away gag in Berserk Abridged has two Strawman Political parodies arguing, which devolves into childish taunting, including the liberal one of the two calling the conservative parody a teabagger...this was made at the end of 2007, cue a certain political movement that appeared a year later.
  • Early on, The Nostalgia Chick mocked the idea of Belligerent Sexual Tension with "Ah, animosity. It must be love!". Have a guess what her most teased (het) pairing consists of and who it's with?
    • Her desperation to see robots in Xanadu takes on a different, even more amusing meaning when she was made a Sex Slave robot who has to cater to her every whim.
    • A video she made in high school about STDs contains a giant stuffed bear with AIDS having an affair with a 14 year old girl. Pedobear.
  • The Agony Booth review of Dean Koontz's Mr. Murder:
    You know you're in for some quality entertainment when the guy who played 'Lowell' on the sitcom Wings is supposed to be the heavy.
  • In the ending of episode 2 part 2 of Four Swords Misadventures, Green explains that the scene of his Japanese counterpart having sex (or the implication that he was having sex) with Zelda in the ending won't happen for them because "they are in the censored english version", to which Red says starkly "The censors always ruin the fun." A few months later, any attempts at doing the episode on youtube ended up blocked thanks to that scene, thus forcing Haidoukendude (or hitthefloor729, as he is known on Youtube) to do a special Youtube edition of the episode where he not only had to put a bulletin on the scene in question with big letters to explain that what the Japanese versions of what Link and Zelda were saying, despite appearances, did NOT translate to anything suggestive, but also went as far as to post a link to the actual translation, thus spoiling the joke, meaning that the joke was ruined for everyone due to censorship.
  • Improv Everywhere once had fun splitting pedestrian traffic into a fast lane and slow lane on a street in Manhattan. As it turns out, some in London have taken that idea seriously.
  • A YouTube video in 2010 featured the Pokémon anime being Darker and Edgier in which Giovanni plays a more active role and Jessie, James, and Meowth become actively evil and wear black uniforms. In Pokémon Best Wishes, they really DO!
  • Before the second "season" of Marble Hornets started up (or was even hinted at), somebody made this poster as a joke. The tagline was completely accurate...with the caveat that he wasn't interested in revenge on the villain...
  • In the epic Dragonball Evolution review on That Guy with the Glasses, Y Ruler of Time and Rollo T try and guess which movie Hope Within Chaos was referring to as "so horrible that even the The Nostalgia Critic won't review it". Their guesses? Ultraviolet (later reviewed by Film Brain) and Dungeons & Dragons (later actually reviewed by the Critic).
  • In honor of The Nostalgia Critic doing Nickolodeon Month in January 2009, CR of Familiar Faces fame drew an image of Doug Walker in the art style of Doug Funnie doing his "drink from a skull and fire wildly" routine, which would eventually become one of the most recognizable images on the Familiar Faces poster. One day later, the Nicktoons review proved that the Nostalgia Critic does fire his gun wildly when compared to Doug.
  • ScrewAttack
    • Twice, they decided to make videos predicting the top news of the upcoming year. In the 2010 one, one of the items that Duke Nukem Forever would get a release date, Nintendo would try out 3D again, there would be a new Kid Icarus game anounced (Albeit, for the Wii, not the DS), and the 360 would be slimmed down. Scary isn't it?
    • They predicted Milo would become Skynet, and in a weird coincidence...
    • For 2011, they speculated on a new Nintendo console aiming on hardcore games. And whadya know.
  • In We Are Our Avatars, Cyber Amy gave out gifts to Dai's characters. Meant to be tunics for the guys, and dresses for the girls. Too bad it was mistyped. What's so funny, though? Daisuke might as well be The Chick of the group, and is the only male member at the time.
    • Osaka told Hilarity that he needed to become a god (you can guess the circumstances). Much, much later, Hilarity is the God of Order.
  • The Irate Gamer did an episode about Kool-Aid Man video games. The parody Third Rate Gamer followed up with a "review" of Cool Spot, mocking the episode. Months later, IG reviewed Cool Spot.
    Third Rate Gamer: First the AVGN ripped off my Castlemania review, and now the Irate Gamer ripped off my Cool Spot review! What's next?
  • In his Worst Hit Songs of 1987, Todd in the Shadows proclaims that he likes "Tonight" and "Tonight, Tonight", but the Genesis song "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" is one 'Tonight' too many. Since then, he has expressed his extreme hatred for both Enrique Iglesias's "Tonight..." and Hot Chelle Rae's "Tonight, Tonight" in the same year.
  • In the Moshi Monsters Lady Goo Goo song "The Moshi Dance" one of the lines is "Lady Goo Goo's here to stay!"
  • On April Fools' of 2011, Boubouille of World of Warcraft news site MMO-Champion posted this joke article about the upcoming expansion pack being centered around the Pandaren race and introducing them as playable for both factions. Well... The next expansion is centered around the Pandaren race and introduces them as playable for both factions.
    • Made even better when you know that the moderation team speculated and planned a few elaborate satirical jokes which were then denied for risk of causing bad press by forumgoers taking it seriously. The pandaren joke on the other hand was deemed obvious and cringeworthy enough for everyone to understand it was just a joke. Which they did. Since it was. At the time.
  • In March 2010, in the "general" forums of a fansite about import/European cars, someone posted a Fan Fic entitled... Two Broke Girls, though admittedly the motives were not clear (Word of God is not forthcoming, but speculation is it was a Take That at the economy of the time). Made even more hilarious by the fact that a year later the show 2 Broke Girls (stylised as 2 BROKE GIRL$) launched, airing on CBS, and as of 2012, Channel Four in the United Kingdom.
  • Lets Player Jesse Cox plays Hatoful Boyfriend as part of his Fan Friday segment. He opts to name his character "Flox" instead of "Cox" due to the game's characters being birds. Only later does Jesse realize:
    1. His character is, in fact, human.
    2. His character is, in fact, female.
  • There is a response to The Last Airbender called The Last Fartbender. Two years later, The Legend of Korra has child airbender Meelo actually bending his farts to fight Amon's forces invading Air Temple Island.
  • In The Angry Video Game Nerd's video about the Zelda timeline (around the time of Twilight Princess's release), he pokes fun at the fact that basically every Zelda after the first two is a prequel to the original and suggests that, "Maybe, eventually, we'll go back to Link and Zelda being the Adam and Eve of Hyrule." Several years later, Skyward Sword comes out...
    • In his review of Action52 for the NES, he converses the idiocy of using a lollipop as a weapon. When the Pyromania Update of Team Fortress 2 sprouts two years later, the Pyro received the Lollichop, a large lollipop used as a sharp weapon.
  • In 2008, Something Awful posted a front-page article which parodied a typical anime show's talk page at The Other Wiki. In particular, one "user" chided the other participants for thinking that the in-show credits were an acceptable source, saying that credits must come from IMDb or somewhere similar. As of 2012, the actual credits in a film, TV show or video game are no longer considered acceptable sources for Wikipedia articles.
  • This article and discussion here seem hilarious considering The Only Way Is Essex has come on air, as of 2009, although it's equally a "Funny Aneurysm" Moment too - as locality, and Essex FM, went in 2008.
  • In the TV Tropes page: Fix Fic, when talking about the Naruto fix fics, it said "When was Hinata this bold?" Well, not factoring in her big confession scene, there was that Alternate Universe Hinata...
  • In Rooster Teeth's Rage Quit episode featuring Surgeon Simulator 2013, one of the movie's funniest moments was when Gavin accidentally flings the replacement heart out of the room, leading to Michael to scream out that he "threw it against the wall like a wet paper towel!" Come the Steam version, that's what you have to do to get the achievement!
    • Another one was when the Achievement Hunter guys were doing a Let's Play of Madden 13 with that year's Super Bowl participants, the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens. Geoff declares that whoever wins the game shall win the Super Bowl. Talk about coincidence...
  • On the Reality Talent Show Strip Search, the elimination format involves two artists from the show making comics in ninety minutes. When Elimination #3 saw the judges, Mike and Jerry, struggling to decide which to eliminate after both artists created excellent strips, Mike turned to one of the artist's stand-ups and said, "Fuck, I'll send this person home. This is a piece of shit! Fucking ... bring her down here. Wake her up and drive her down here, and tell her she's going home." The creator of said inferior standup was Abby Howard — who would later completely demolish two of the best comic artists in the house (including the winner of #3) with her hilarious comics on the elimination stage.
  • At the start of the first Mario Party TV playthrough Toy Dream, Holms comments that "In the next game, they should have a 0 dice block." One year later, 9 delivered just that.
  • Right here on TV Tropes, the page Everyone Is Satan in Hell used, as an example, the name "Hikaru", meaning light, being accused of standing in for "Lucifer", light-bringer. Then Shin Megami Tensei IV came out, where a character named Hikaru is revealed in the Chaos ending to be Lucifer, turning "Hikaru" into a Bilingual Bonus Louis Cypher.
  • The Onion has had its fair share. For example:
    • "Fuck Everything, We're Doing Five Blades". The Gillette Fusion would be released 2 years later in 2006.
    • "Lady Gaga Kidnaps Comissioner Gordon". In Batman Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes! released in 2011, Batgirl infiltrates a school that brainwashes teenage girls into assassins run by Expys of Madonna, Rihanna, Katy Perry...and Lady Gaga.
    • The April 8, 1998 issue had the headline: "Cubs Eliminated From Playoff Contention." The Cubs went on to make the playoffs that year.
    • "Michael Moore Honored With New Ben & Jerry's Flavor" mocks Ben & Jerry's liberal leanings by saying they have invented a new flavor named after Michael Moore called "The Waffle Truth", which had vanilla ice cream with chocolate-covered waffle cone pieces. Two years later, Ben & Jerry's came out with a new flavor named for liberal (faux-conservative) icon Stephen Colbert called "Stephen Colbert's Americone Dream", which has....vanilla ice cream with chocolate-covered waffle cone pieces.
    • "Miley Cyrus will be depleted by 2013", and oh how wrong they were... if for the wrong reasons.
    • "Historic 'Blockbuster' Store Offers Glimpse Of How Movies Were Rented In The Past" is about the 'Blockbuster Video Museum' in Michigan that "aims to transport visitors to a time before the Internet." Like a version of Colonial Williamsburg, the sketch has actors playing clerks and customers who describe how the rental process works. Tour groups watch the performance, stunned. Five years later, the skit became several thousand times funnier when it was announced that Blockbuster's physical stores were shutting down due to the inability to compete with the advent of digital downloads on Netflix and the Internet in general.
  • Famous internet troll Chad Warden made an attack on the Nintendo Wii for using a, pardon the language, "dildo," for a controller, it all becomes hilarious when Sony made the PlayStation move and now have dildo controllers of their own.
  • In the 2007 internet game Bartender: The Right Mix, you can occasionally explode by shaking the drink too much. You can even cause an explosion if you only add lemons. Exploding lemons are referenced once again, in another game.
  • 'There was once a video board game called "Rap Rat", involving a talking rat, some painfully nineties hip hop, and the strange inclusion of the line, "He ain't no ghost, he's the most!" In a commercial for the game. Since Rap Rat has since become the subject of a creepypasta focused on demonic posession, the line now boarders on Suspiciously Specific Denial .
  • In The Mysterious Mr. Enter's Seahorse Seashell Party review, when Brian gets attacked by bees during the Mushroom Samba, Mr. Enter states that he he will not be playing that Nicholas Cage clip over it, due to seeing it as a Discredited Meme. Fast forward a few months to The Nostalgia Critic's Wicker Man review, and Tamara and Malcolm, in a parallel to the film, play a cult that forces reviewers to reference the scene if they review the movie, whether or not they still find a credible meme. For bonus points, the episode actually uses several Nostalgia Critic clips.
    • And in another review, he says something along the lines of, "[The makers/writers of SpongeBob] could have a talking cat underwater for all I care." And they later made an episode with just that premise.

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  • One of the most remembered gags from the flash animation $00pah NiN10Doh! is Lucas and Dawn (and Nintendo) realizing that after having Arceus the PokéGod in their game, they can't go any higher for the fifth generation. The official announcement of the fifth generation in late January 2010 wouldn't have been hilarious in itself... except that it happened only one week before Kirbopher, the creator of the animation, started voicing a character on the actual show.
  • In episode 4 of the series Beebo, when Beebo's master goes to Heaven and sees Kobe Bryant and pleads "Please don't rape me!". Guess what trial Kobe Bryant got into less than a year later.
  • In the first Decline Of Video Gaming (a flash series that theorized what video games be like in the future), one game "featured" was Metal Gear Solid 5, where Solid Snake was an old wheel chair bound man. In real life Metal Gear Solid 4 features an old (but not wheel chair bound) Snake.
  • In the 7th episode of Super Mario Bros. Z, the Seven Koopalings and Bowser Jr. appear together, the first time in any Mario related things this has happened. Almost a year later, New Super Mario Bros. Wii comes out which has the first canonical game involving Bowser Jr. and the seven Koopalings being together...
  • Homestar Runner did a sbemail once pertaining to the Strong Bad running a kids show. At the end, Strong Bad comments that Homsar would be a better host, followed by a mock kids show being hosted by Homsar. It had, among other things, silly songs being repeated over and over. Matt Chapman, creator of Homestar Runner, later went on to direct Yo Gabba Gabba!, a kids series with silly songs being repeated over and over.
  • The end of this video. A few weeks later, Game Grumps release this episode.
  • In the anime adaptation of Arakawa Under the Bridge, Hoshi (the mugger during a comedic scene in Vaguely Recalling JoJo) gets voiced by Tomokazu Sugita. Later on, Tomokazu gets to voice Joseph Joestar in the 2012 anime adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. This scene is hilarious if you know that because Rubber Soul had just technically gave Joseph Joestar a coconut backbreaker.
    • During the second episode of the High Priestess mini-arc, Jack the Ripper does a filk song based on the Japanese 24 commercials. Before this, Rikiya Koyama voiced Jack Bauer in the Japanese dub, and got in as Yoshikage Kira in All Star Battle. He also voiced Will A. Zepelli in the Phantom Blood movie, but no one likes to talk about that.
  • In Chapter 77 of Hottie 3 The Best Fan Fic In The World, which involved fusion, all three Crystal Gems fused into one being. A few months later, the Steven Universe episode "Giant Woman" aired on TV, and then came Opal.
  • TV Tropes has the JustForFun.The Ship Yard page, which is a collaborative effort to come up with incredibly punny naval-themed terminology for various shipping behaviors. Then comes Kantai Collection, its cast of personified IJN battleships, and the fans who ship these "ship daughters", which some describe as "literal shipping".

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