Orson: Trained dinosaurs? Where did the trained dinosaurs come from?
Roy: Same place all those ninjas came from.
— U.S. Acres, "The Name Game"
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- Calvin and Hobbes: The Series downplays Calvin's love of dinosaurs.
- Nonetheless, Hobbes ends up in their era in "Time Terror".
- Zig-zagged to Hell and back in Rise of the Galeforces. The heroes are threatened by a T. rex, then they befriend a genetically engineered Ptero Soarer, then they fight raptors, then they encounter animated dinosaur fossils, then they visit an island full of dinosaurs, then they get attacked and separated by the dinosaurs, then one of the heroes gets the ability to transform into a dinosaur, and it gets a whole lot weirder from there.
Violet: *to Adam* No more dinosaurs for a while, OK?
- Pinkassic Park, which is basically My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic crossed with Jurassic Park.
- The World of the Creatures takes place in the mind of someone obsessed with dinosaurs and other extinct animals. When they're not trying to save the world, the main characters are usually trying to avoid being eaten.
- The Fighting Fantasy gamebook Island of the Lizard King involved the reader trying to assassinate the king of a race of lizardmen. For no particular reason, one of said lizardmen is seen riding a Styracosaurus at one point.
- Hevisaurus, a Finnish Heavy Metal band aimed towards children.
- "Weird Al" Yankovic's "Jurassic Park", turning the melodramatic (to the point of hilarity) "MacArthur Park" into a retelling of Spielberg's movie.
- The Black Keys first video for "Tighten Up" features a puppet dinosaur named Frank, who returns surrounded by bikini-clad women in "Next Girl" ("When I had the opportunity to make a second one with Frank, I was like, "Dude, he's got to be a pimp.").
- Calvin and Hobbes gives us Tyrannosaurs in F-14s, as you can see on this page.
Calvin: This is so cool!Hobbes: This is so stupid.
- Jason Fox of FoxTrot has a major dinosaur obsession. He once sent an electronic message to the White House saying "increase dinosaur DNA research" over and over again.
- In Dilbert, dinosaurs aren't extinct; they're just hiding in your furniture. Bob the Dinosaur managed to evade humans for years thanks to wearing tennis shoes for fast running. All of the "fossils" that are discovered in modern times were purchased at dinosaur prank novelty stores and thrown into tarpits just to fool people.
- Atari's Middle Earth pinball is decorated with space explorers taming a dinosaur-filled Lost World... none of which affects the actual game one iota.
- Hankin's The Empire Strikes Back has a pterosaur flying over Dagobah. Why? Why not?
- The Bronto Crane from The Flintstones, a fancy way just to return a ball back to the playfield.
- Ellen's Energy Adventure at EPCOT, which is about power sources, contains an extended sequence involving dinosaurs. This in itself was based on the Primevil World diorama at the Disneyland Railroad.
- There's also the ride called Dinosaur.
- Jurassic Park River Adventure at Islands of Adventure, is of course based off the franchise Jurassic Park. Besides the ride there is a whole island based around the franchise as well. The ride by it self is there in the other various Universal parks as well.
- The primeval sequence in Back to the Future: The Ride features an up and close encounter with a massive T-Rex.
- xkcd has velociraptors in many of its comics.
- No museum, theme park, or children's book is complete without dinosaurs.
- Yup. Even museums devoted to fine art. They gotta have a dinosaur.
- There are actual realistic dinosaur suits you can find online. However, they are deathly expensive if you want to get one of your very own.
- You know why paleontology is more popular among kids than, say, epidemiology. Yup. it's the dinosaurs. Every kid has a dinosaur phase. Of course if they pursue their interest at an academic level, they'll find out it's hard work. That's not to say that Jurassic Park wasn't hard work too.