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is not a R-Type Driving Game.
Nor is it an pun about how it's our type of game.
Raiden has nothing to do with a certain white haired Bishōnen protagonist or a certain Thunder God.
is not about that stuff falling from the clouds that can Rain dampen your mood. This is lampshaded in the comic's FAQ's.
is not the Raise the Red Lantern Origins Episode for Atrocitus.
is not about some cool punk who goes to rave parties. This is not helped by the fact that it's sometimes called Rave Master
Groove Adventure Rave The RAY Series is not the collective group of tropers named Ray.
It also has nothing to do with Ray Romano
Nor is it a spinoff series based upon the Ray Charles biopic.
isn't a part of it, either. The commercials made that abundantly clear.
Rayman is not about a literal storm that razes cities.
Razing Storm is not Read or Die An Offer You Can't Refuse, nor is it an Edutainment Game from the makers of the EA Sports skateboard game , nor does it have anything to do with the "Vote Or Die" campaign.
Skate Or Die is not about literate light from a prism. It is also only tangentally related to a Reading Rainbow cyan pegasus developing literature as a hobby in that it it was the episode's Working Title.
is not when a Red Dawn (1984) character named Dawn becomes a Communist. Nor is it a red-colored dish detergent. Or protagonists being shipped.
Pokémon is not a show about a Native-American little person.
Red Dwarf is not a show dedicated to causing epileptic seizures by rapidly flashing the title colors. They forgot blue.
The Red Green Show Nor is it about traffic lights.
is not set in the Red Steel Cold War.
is not about the rivalry of Red vs. Blue the game counterparts of Ash and Gary.
. Regular Show "It's anything but."
has nothing to do with the RefleX Duran Duran song. And while the game does require reflexes to play, that's not the reason behind the title.
is not dedicated to the Tennessee Titans, despite being a film about Remember the Titans American Football. It's not about Titans of the man-eating variety, either. Or the Teen Titans.
is not a Remina Portmanteau Couple Name for a Crossover Ship based on the part in the Hot Springs Episode of when Kamina kisses a Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Rei look-alike.
is not about being able to rent a Rental Magica Puella Magi.
is not about an opera sung by your own genes.
Repo! The Genetic Opera is not a Rez Villain Protagonist spinoff of .
Gex is not a crossover between RG Veda and The World Ends with You .
Gundam 00 is not an Richie Rich unscrupulous 16th-century politician.
has nothing to do with school bells, church bells, or any other bells whatsoever.
Ringer is not about that problem your Ring Of Red Xbox360 has hanging over its head.
is not a Rio spinoff.
Juken Sentai Gekiranger It also has nothing to do with Duran Duran
is not a crossover story about the adventures of Rise of the Planet of the Apes a cheerful, persona-summoning teenage pop idol who suddenly finds herself on the Planet of the Apes.
does not involve Rise of the Triad The Triads and the Tongs. (At least, not in the game's final form.)
is not about having a serious case of rash in the middle of the road.
Road Rash has not a Robopon Gaiden Game of , where you play as one of the Robopons from the series.
Patapon does not involve a group of sentient (or pet) rocks.
Rock Band is not a Rocket Girls Gender Flipped version of Rocket Boys (aka ).
October Sky Or a girl-centered spinoff of (even if there was episode titled thus).
Rocket Power is not about showing off absolute power by blowing up stuff with rockets.
Rocket Power does not involve the Rockmen from Rockman .
FTL: Faster Than Light isn't a horror film featuring The Rocky Horror Picture Show Rocky Balboa.
has nothing to do with The Room .
Silent Hill Ruby On Rails is not a Rail Shooter.
does not involve Ruby Quest one of Eriol's guardians/servants, one of the twin protagonists in '' Double Act', or the leader of Team RWBY.
is not what your video game system should do if you pop in Run-D.M.C. . It's also not what John DeLorean tried to do. Devil May Cry
note is not the movie about Formula 1 racing. Or of Mega Man's robot dog.
Rush is not a Rygar Dig Dug enemy.
is not the end result of Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs Saber and Rider merging together and heading to space.
Sousuke Sagara is not a member of .
The Sagara Family is not about the moon taking up sailing. Nor it is about a moon where Sailor Moon space marines hang out.
Not is it the sailing counterpart to .
Harvest Moon Neither is it about mooning sailors.
It is most especially not about Sun Myong Moon's hyothetical service in the Republic of Korea's navy.
It's also not a specific month, like a harvest moon.
Similarity, is, Sailor Twain perhaps unfortunately, not a fanwork in which Sailor Moon Mark Twain or Shania Twain becomes a Sailor Senshi.
The Saints of don't need to row. They can Saints Row swim.
The movie is not a Salt Genre Shift sequel to about the grown-up, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Took a Level in Badass adventures of Veruca Salt.
Nor is it about sodium chloride. Or ionic compounds in general, for that matter.
isn't a Sam & Cat Spin-Off of where our favorite Sam & Max: Freelance Police hyperkinetic rabbity-thing is replaced by a cat.
is not about a samurai who likes to dance Samurai Flamenco flamenco in his free time.
is not about the Samurai Gun Downer Ending where the swordsman is shot dead, symbolizing the beginning of the Meiji era and the end of the golden age of samurai.
is not the practice of selling breakfast cereal using characters from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Saturday morning cartoons.
is not about Al Capone, nor is it about Scarface Andre Norton's book of the same name.
is not a letter written by The Scarlet Letter Remilia Scarlet or her sister.
Scatman John was not John Stalvern's zombie form being a turd mutant.
The drama series </scorpion> is not about a yellow ninja or some masked shirtless wrestler.
The is not devoted to obsoleting SCP Foundation .
FTP is not a crossover with the band Plumtree and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World .
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Nor is it an exceptionally big law case.
Nor is it about pilgrims.
is not a Shadow Hearts Darker and Edgier spinoff of .
Kingdom Hearts is not in a sea lion setting, nor that you can play as them, unless if there is ever a polymorph potion of the bale Q.
Seal Online is not about the hidden power within nickel metal-hydride batteries.
The Secret of NIMH is not the Section 8 Hero of Another Story of Section Nine.
is not Sengoku Otome Sengoku Basara
For Girls! Nor does it feature the cast of as samurai.
Mai-Otome is not a trope about people writing their initials and the initials of the one they love on a desk, wall, or tree. (That's Sentimental Graffiti Sweetie Graffiti.)
Shadows are not central to the gameplay of or Shadow of the Colossus or Shadow the Hedgehog .
Shadows of the Empire is not Michael Reeves' Shattered World The Shattered World; the latter is only an example of it.
While the word is the character's Catch Phrase has nothing to do with Shazam Gomer Pyle.
is not a spin-off of The Sheik about Zelda's seven-year survival, Ocarina of Time no matter how much we wish for that to happen.
isn't a feud between fans of fictional character pairings (That's Shipping Wars Ship-to-Ship Combat.)
Shonen Jump is not about jumping boys.
note has nothing to do with card games, especially not SHUFFLE! children's card games.
has nothing at all to do with Hugo Chavez, the former president of Venezuela.
Shugo Chara! does not involve sealing away Shut Hell Demonic Invaders. Or tersely telling others to be quiet.
did not buy the Pittsburgh Sid Meier .
Pirates has Silent Hill No Mouth, and it cannot scream.
does not involve Silent Möbius Dr. Robotnik SHUTTING UP EVERYONE!
is not a side-story revolving arond Silver Spoon Diamond Tiara's Beta Bitch.
is not about aircrafts with wings made of silver.
Silverwing Sunwing has nothing to do with phoenixes (or with Princess Celestia).
Neither does Firewing.
has absolutely nothing to do with a Shoot 'em Up video game genre.
does not take place in Sin City Las Vegas.
is not about beating up the blond guy from Skip Beat! , or ignoring The Electric Company 's skateboarding The World Ends with You Idiot Hero.
is not what happens after walking off the Skyfall .
Skyrim is not about the Slayers Mooks in .
Krull has nothing to do with Sledge Hammer Triple H's weapon of choice.
Or the song by Peter Gabriel, although both came out the same year, the promos for the former featuring the latter.
is not about The Slender Man Mythos Yggdrasill from .
Tales of Symphonia is not about the least physically imposing member of a The Small One Five-Man Band or a Quirky Miniboss Squad. Or even The Runt at the End, for that matter.
is not about a quirky community of dwarves.
Smallville The Snakes in are not Snakes on a Plane Naked, Solid, Liquid and/or Solidus.
The company known as SNK has nothing to do with (its Japanese title being Attack on Titan Shingeki no Kyojin).
, as written about in this wiki, has nothing to do with the Joan Vinge science fiction The Snow Queen Green Aesop novel about a binary star system, and the female dictator of the title.
does Sonic and the Black Knight not end with "and The Dark Knight".
is not about a hedgehog with Sonic the Hedgehog Make Me Wanna Shout and Brown Note powers.
is not a Sons of Anarchy Spin-Offspring of .
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt and Sophie's Choice are not parts of a series.
Sophie's World The Sopranos probably wouldn't appreciate it if you asked them to sing you a song
is not the True Rune from Soul Eater .
Suikoden Or the cannibal counterpart to the 1990 movie and/or the anime series Soultaker (note the capitalization).
The SoulTaker is not a crossover with Soul Nomad & the World Eaters . Neither does it have anything to do with soul-playing nomads.
Warhammer 40,000 The does not involve Soul Series James Brown.
and Space Ghost are not Space Ghost Coast to Coast animated adaptations of .
Event Horizon has absolutely nothing to do with Space Hulk .
Planet Hulk is not Space Invaders Extreme Space Invaders WITH EXTREME SPORTS!
is not Space Megaforce Power Rangers Megaforce (You were probably looking for IN SPACE! instead.)
Power Rangers in Space is not related to Special K cereal.
Special A is not a Spice and Wolf Crack Pairing between Wolf O'Donnell (or Wolf Blitzer) and a Spice Girl.
Neither is this a documentary of canines on Arrakis.
actually has nothing to do with Spiral . It's also unrelated to Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann .
Uzumaki is not a Spiral Knights Gurren Lagann game. Unfortunately.
is not a crossover with Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow
Avatar Spy Hunter is not a crossover Gaiden Game of and Left 4 Dead .
Team Fortress is not a furry fusion of Spyro the Dragon the Spy and the Pyro.
does not follow people to Stalker sexually harass them, and is not a cyborg either.
is not about crafting stars. You want Starcraft . Nor is it about stars, either celebrity or stellar, taking up arts and crafts.
Katamari Damacy is not a Star Fleet game.
Star Trek is not about stars—either celebrity or stellar—involved in a political scandal. Nor is it about the Stargate Andre Norton book of the same name.
is not about stars—either celebrity or stellar—going on a trek.
Star Trek is not about stars, either celebrity or stellar, warring against each other.
Star Wars are not fans who are militant about their Starship Troopers Real Person Fic pairings.
Nor are they spacecraft-borne contributors to This Very Wiki with dyslexia.
is not a sequel to Steel Dawn , despite Red Dawn (1984) Patrick Swayze starring in both films.
isn't about the horror writer discovering that he has Stephen King's The Stand psychic/summoning superpowers.
has nothing to do with Strangers with Candy strangers offering candy to children.
features Strawberry Marshmallow strawberries as a motif, but try and find a marshmallow one.
isn't about people panicking over strawberries.
Strawberry Panic! Some of them do, however, panic over cherries.
is not the TheStrawhatNO! Straw Hat Pirates' take on the Big "NO!", though that's not far from how they came up with the name.
is not about baseball or "three strikes" laws.
Street Fighter III: Third Strike is not about a Strider Half-Life 2 creature.
Strikers 1945 is not Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Strikers IN
WORLD WAR II! Or Super Mario Strikers IN THAT SAME TIME PERIOD!
is not a Stromberg Spin-Off show featuring the Big Bad from the James Bond-movie .
The Spy Who Loved Me is not a rejected member of the Strontium Dog Defenders of Dynatron City.
The movie Submarine doesn't have any.
is not the Japanese title of Sugar Rush .
Wreck-It Ralph The manga's localization, Hidamari Sketch Sunshine Sketch, is not a book collecting concept art for , nor is it Sunshine with the gameplay of Super Mario Sunshine .
Epic Mickey Summer Carnival '92: is not when the eponymous protagonist of Recca goes to a carnival in summer of 1992.
Flame of Recca Super Buster Bros. is not a parody starring Super Mario Bros.. Buster Bunny or Buster Baxter. Super Plucky-o Bros., on the other hand...
is not Superfriends Friends WITH SUPER POWERS.
is not a Super Hexagon Super NES game.
is not a Superman robot master, and once again it's not a Super NES game.
Mega Man does not mean there were 63 Super Mario 64 Super Mario games before that one. Same goes with any other Nintendo 64 game with a "64" in the title.
is not Super Mario USA Super Mario Bros. IN AMERICA!
is not a Superman vs. the Elite crossover. Nor is it about Superman helping Occupy fight the Elite of society.
Halo is not told from the monsters' points of view.
Supernatural And it has nothing to do with the Santana album. Alas, not even the opening.
has nothing to do with regular Super Robot Wars .
Robot Wars is not about Mario and Luigi getting drunk.
Super Smash Bros. is not about the Super Sonico Mexican Spanish dub name for George Jetson or Super Sonic.
is not a Super Time Force Sequel Series to .
Power Rangers Time Force is not the inquisitive form of the Super Why! Big "NO!".
is not a gaming show whereupon overweight contestants must compete in a variety of physical challenges to be declared 'the fittest' and hence, the winner.
Survival of the Fittest is not a Suzuka spinoff starring one of Lyrical Nanoha Those Two Girls.
and The Sweeney are mostly unrelated, except for the fact that the title for the former is derived from the latter, as it is the Cockney rhyming slang for "Flying Squad".
Sweeney Todd is not about using a sword for doing art and selling it online.
Sword Art Online It has nothing to do with sword forms videos and swordsmanship lessons on YouTube either.
It's not an actual game either. Not originally at least.
It also isn't a website where you can view artwork of swords.
The Sword of does not belong to Shannara Shana. You want "Nietono no Shana".
is not an Tak and the Power of Juju spinoff. Both franchises are owned by Invader Zim Nickelodeon and have crossed over on one occasion, though.
is not part of the Tales of MU .
Tales Series is not a Bemani game in which you use tassles, nor is it a mode in Taz-Mania .
NullpoMino is not about a giant robot who plays giant robot cricket with Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Mighty Whitey to evade his taxes. As awesome as giant robot cricket sounds.
It also has nothing to do with the opening lines from Def Leppard's song "Rock of Ages".
is not about anyone put on trial.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day is not Terraria Aquaria underground!. You might be looking for in that case.
Cave Story is not about playing the world-famous tetromino game at a water theme park. Or with Tetris Splash Tom Hanks and a mermaid.
is not That Guy with the Glasses short.
isn't That Seventies Show . Or The Brady Bunch , or All in the Family , or M*A*S*H , or Welcome Back, Kotter , Starsky & Hutch or...
is not related to the There Will Be Blood series in any way. Neither is it related to Saw .
Portal is not the sole survivor of The Last Spartan battle of Thermopylae on the Greek Side.
is not about a Reality Show about celebrities training as prizefighters, for charitable causes or not.
The Last Starfighter The Thin Red Line is not the one you will burn your own to hold, and not the last line to ever hold either.
Nor is it a reference to Arakune's theme song.
are not stinging insects, though The Three Musketeers certain factions at court do regard them as bloodthirsty nuisances.
is not the sequel to They Hunger , and neither one is related to They Live! .
Sinistar is not what you get when you multiply HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Triple H by ten. It is also not related to or Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa A Reckless Disregard For Gravity .
VVVVVV is not a documentary about This Is Spinal Tap the medical test
is not about an engine specced to absorb damage and hold aggro in a Thomas the Tank Engine MMORPG.
Nor is it about an engine on a tank.
does not have an Those Who Hunt Elves Alternate Universe called He Who Fights Monsters.
is not about Internet forums.
Threads is not about the product of a thunderstorm's mass and acceleration.
Thunder Force is not about Tiberium crystals infiltrating and infecting the world of the Tiberian Twilight books or Twilight Equestria.
is not a fable involving a tiger and a cute little rabbit. Though it should be.
Tiger & Bunny has nothing to do with Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy . Or Team Fortress 2 Taylor Hebert becoming a Tinker.
does not involve Titan Quest those Titans.
It also does not involve the largest moon of Saturn.
is not about Titanfall falling Titan. Though it is technically about destroying Titans, and similarities have been noted with that other Titan-killing work.
is not an To Aru Majutsu no Index index page for trope titles that are entirely in Japanese, though you might feel better once you get to know the title character.
is not about Todd Allison & the Petunia Violet Todd in the Shadows trying to woo Allison Pregler with petunias.
is not a quest for gaining the love of To Love-Ru Ruuko, who keeps saying "ruu~".
is not a cave complex related to Toradora! Tora Bora or an island related to Bora Bora.
itself is not a spinoff of Tora! Tora! Tora! that focuses on Torakichi and Kingman.EXE
Mega Man Battle Network is not about Torchwood Flame Bait.
is not what a Totally Spies! Totally Radical person says when spotting a Spy in .
Team Fortress 2 has not ever licensed any of the Touhou movies.
Godzilla It's also never published .
Space Megaforce It is also not an anime about a team of girls shrinking themselves so that they may enter their friends' bodies and fight off their ailments.
The objective of Shoot the Bullet is not to fire bullets at bullets.
Embodiment of Scarlet Devil doesn't involve Demonic Possession in its plot.
Scarlet Weather Rhapsody isn't a bizarre crossover between and The Scarlet Letter Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody.
Double Spoiler isn't about using the now-defunct supersecretspoiler tag on this very wiki.
has nothing to do with the story of Babel except for the use of Tower of God Babel Fish.
Transformice has nothing to do with Transformers.
does not have an The Transporter Evil Counterpart called the Teleporter.
is not called Trigun Lightning Fighters in the US.
is not a spinoff of TRON ; you are probably thinking about Mega Man Legends
this game Nor is it about any incarnation of Megatron before he rose to power.
Trope-tan is not a trope with a tan.
Tumblr in and of itself does not have to do with a particular type of mug, though the userbase is more than happy to post pictures of them.
is not about the life of the Turbo Big Bad of .
Wreck-It Ralph Nor is it about turbochargers.
is unrelated to any arguments about the origin of the world and the origin of the origin.
Turtles Forever does not take place in Twilight . And neither of them involve The Twilight Zone Twilight Sparkle. Though the former does Give a Whole New Meaning to that phrase.
is not a crossover Twilight Imperium Fan Fic between and Twilight (or Warhammer 40,000 ), or what's going to happen to Equestria now that Ciaphas Cain Twilight Sparkle has been .
crowned alicorn princess does not have Twilight: Los Angeles either Edward or Bella moving to Beverly Hills, or a purple unicorn trying to make it big in Hollywood. (That latter one's probably better suited for Trixie, anyway.)
is not about the Twilight Struggle rivalry between Team Edward and Team Jacob. Neither is it about Twilight Sparkle trying to wiggle her way out of trouble.
has nothing to do with Twin Peaks breasts.
does not involve Twin Spica the duplication of one of three catholic schools in Japan.