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Trope Saturated — 12000+ wicks - Batman Long Runner franchise about a Badass Normal superhero; spans multiple comic books, television series and movies.
- Tons of books in a setting where Stories (and thus many Discworld tropes) are a law of nature.
- Ubiquitous Dungeons & Dragons Tabletop Game. A key Trope Maker with a lot of supplemental material.
: Overloaded. The most popular setting for the game, partly due to the large amount of supplemental material created for it, partly due to the popularity of the character of Drizzt, and partly due to the two games below.
Forgotten Realms - Final Fantasy Trope-bustingly popular Eastern RPG series, with over a dozen games in the main series.
- Gundam About thirty years old at this point, running on and off that entire time. Multiple separate series as well, one of which hits an almost entirely separate set of tropes from all of the other ones.
- A The Legend of Zelda long running and very popular Video Game series with over a dozen titles, containing at least one Alternate Continuity, several manga as well, and is Trope Maker for many Video Game (especially game puzzle) tropes.
- Pokémon Billion-dollar media franchise with multiple games and a long-running show (with 17 [ technically 16] movies and counting) and numerous manga.
- A long-running game series, Sonic the Hedgehog several different animated series of varying degrees of success, a movie, and three comic book series about a free-spirited anthropomorphic hedgehog with Super Speed.
- Six series - three of which ran for seven seasons each Star Trek ; twelve movies; and one of the most massive and internally consistent note Expanded Universes in history, second only to . Star Wars The original series was a Trope Maker many times over, and the franchise as a whole is responsible for an astonishing number of trope titles. The Trekkie subculture is considered the first example of the modern Fandom. And it invented slash.
- Six movies made in Star Wars Anachronic Order, an animated full-length feature and the Star Wars Expanded Universe, which has 71 pages devoted to it.
: Saturated. Over two thousand different pieces of material have been made fleshing out elements from the six films.
Star Wars Expanded Universe - Really Superman Long Runner, since he's one of the first superheroes; multiple comic books, television series and movies.
- Long-running, trope making, popular Super Mario Bros. platform game franchise with various spin offs that range across almost all the Video Game Genres you can call to mind. The fact that a chubby, mustachioed, Italian stereotype defined video gaming is quite impressive.
- Transformers Long Runner franchise about giant Transforming Mecha in an eons-long war. So many series that there is a Die Cast Herd used to divide continuities that have their own separate, unique pages. A lot of separate pages.
: 33-season-long and consummate Whoniverse Trope Maker , and its adult-themed spinoff Doctor Who and more child-friendly spinoff Torchwood , all which spawned The Sarah Jane Adventures a whole expanded universe of material. Doctor Who in particular has novels, comic books, stage plays and audio plays on radio and CD, to ensure that some iteration of Doctor Who can cover all the tropes missed by the TV show. Additionally, tropers collectively speculate on the Time Lord nature of one or more characters in everything, ever.
- X-Men multiple comic books, a film series, and three animated series, a Long Runner.
Trope Smothered — 6000-11999 wicks - Franchise taking place in a Avatar: The Last Airbender Constructed World where some of the people have Elemental Powers. Pretty impressive for something started with a 3-season, 61-episode Nickelodeon TV show without that much in the way of supplementary material. Has a live-action adaptation, ; an ongoing The Last Airbender Sequel Series, ; and a concurrently published ongoing The Legend of Korra Interquel graphic novel trilogy, .
The Promise - Marvel's crossover The Avengers Super Team.
Buffyverse - Which makes sense considering TV Tropes has its roots in Buffistas.org, a / Buffy the Vampire Slayer community. Two shows, lasting from 1997-2004, each with a comic book continuation and the limited series Angel as well as a Spike spinoff comic.
Fray - Seven anime series and a separate film, five manga and at least thirty video games, almost all within their own Digimon Alternate Continuity, and all spawned from the Spear Counterpart of .
Tamagotchi - Old-school martial arts Dragon Ball Science Fantasy manga. 500 episodes and manga chapters (not counting its Recut with 60+ more episodes), 16 animated theatrical films, 3 TV specials and a live action movie, with dozens of video games along with an MMO in the works.
- Long Running post-apocalyptic video game series. Four main games, two spinoffs, somehow lighthearted and dark all at once, and Fallout plenty of humor to spare.
- Harry Potter Seven books, eight films, some in-universe supplementary material and enough fans to make a billionaire out of their author.
- 23 official James Bond films, some books and video games dealing with a British special agent who has become the face of Spy Fiction.
- 40 years worth of shows and movies with only a break in the 90s.
Kamen Rider - Kingdom Hearts Disney Animated Canon mega crossover video game series.
- Over 1000 short subjects lasting from Looney Tunes 1930 to 1969, Loads and Loads of Characters, dozens of TV projects, Long Runner, Cash Cow Franchise, and nine feature length movies.
- A critically acclaimed and commercially successful Mass Effect Reconstructor Fleet of 70's and 80's sci-fi space operas, it merrily throws in tropes from outside the genre as well and has become incredibly popular over the past three years. Three main games, one spin-off game, three books, and a comic series and OVER 30 SUBPAGES before the third game was even released.
- Multiple series and spinoffs, that like Mega Man , Transformers have received separate pages for each continuity.
- ( Metal Gear Metal Gear?) Multiple long, story-heavy games and oodles of spin-offs.
- A My Little Pony three decade-old Merchandise-Driven franchise about colorful talking ponies.
- Shonen manga about a Naruto Highly-Visible Ninja. Official Long Runner as of 2012 and still going.
Nasuverse - A long-running Urban Fantasy Multiverse franchise of Visual Novels, Light Novels and their animated adaptations. Consists of and its Tsukihime spin-off fighting game, , its Fate/stay night prequel, sequel, and spin -offs, , Kara no Kyoukai , and a couple of upcoming novels, remakes and adaptations.
Angel Notes Fate franchise: Overloaded.
- Power Rangers Long Runner children's Sentai series. Helped by its nature. Each year, the cast, story, props, sets, and costumes (and all associated tropes) are scrapped and they start clean the next season, making it less like "one show" and more like "17 separate but closely related shows" . And yes, each of the seasons from note on has its own individual page.
Zeo - Resident Evil Survival Horror/Action Horror video game series, originating on the PlayStation. Six major titles and more spinoffs.
- Video game franchise that Shin Megami Tensei kicked off on the NES, as the video game adaptation of a novel. Currently has four main games, a couple of obscure OVAs, and countless spin-offs with their own merchandise, including the Persona games. Also predated Pokémon as the creator of the Mons genre.
- The Simpsons The animated sitcom, created by Matt Groening. 25 seasons, 500+ episodes, a movie, comic books, some shorts on and a lot of games and other merchandise.
The Tracey Ullman Show - Multiple comic books, cartoons, movies and video games; Spider-Man Long Runner.
- Consists of four series and three movies. % %all works indexed; 6800+ wicks 05-01-2014
Stargate Verse - Super Sentai Sentai show which borrows footage from.
Power Rangers The - JRPG series that always starts off with a Tales Series massive list of cliches before dismantling them all in the most brutal and downright terrifying ways possible. The colourful graphics mean they're for kids!
- An important fantasy Tolkien's Legendarium Trope Maker, published over a span of 70 years.
- A franchise of Warcraft three strategy games, the MMORPG and other stuff. Has a total of twenty-four articles about official works set in the universe on the wiki right now.
: Overloaded. The 800-pound gorilla of the World of Warcraft MMORPG scene, and by far the most popular one out there today.
- Including spinoff novels, tabletop and video games, no fewer than 30 of which have their own pages, and a character page. Warhammer 40,000 All of it trying to kill you in some fashion.
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Card game marketed franchise that includes anime and manga.
Trope Overloaded — 3000-5999 wicks - Ace Attorney Courtroom Antics in Video Game form. 7 games and a musical (soon to be 2) that has lots of Lampshading, Shout Outs, and general Mundane Made Awesome for a series about FRIKKING LAWYERS.
- Five films, and among the related material a Alien spinoff franchise.
Assassin's Creed - A 90's Sci-Fi show that ran for five seasons, took the use of the Babylon 5 Story Arc to a new level and is the Trope Namer for Wham Episode.
- Three different series, the third of which ran for over four seasons; also has a prequel series.
Battlestar Galactica - The Bible Older Than Feudalism religious text, the main text of the world's largest religion, and has inspired many Shout Outs, symbolism and Faux Symbolism in other works.
- more than 500 chapters of manga, 366 episodes of anime, several movies, and Bleach more or less every character trope in existence.
- Runs neck-and-neck with Call of Duty Halo as the defining FPS franchise of the 00's thanks to the Modern Warfare sub-series. Ten games in total.
– A Castlevania long-running franchise that helped shape up the Metroidvania genre.
Classical Mythology – What we would call Greek, and eventually Roman mythology.
Classic Disney Shorts - One of the most well-known series of cartoons to take off from The Golden Age of Animation.
- What would you expect from a show that's best described as " Code Geass + Gundam ?"
Death Note CSI Verse - (an official CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Longrunner), , CSI: Miami and two spinoff series ( CSI: NY and Without a Trace ) and other expanded universe material.
Cold Case - a long and popular manga, its equally popular anime adaptation, and three live-action movies.
Death Note - Four Disgaea Strategy RPGs, two Platformers, a visual novel, and an anime series that all enjoy playing with and lampshading tropes.
- A computer RPG equivalent of a Dragon Age Doorstopper set in a Darker and Edgier ( Deconstruction of the) Standard Fantasy Setting.
- Dragon Quest Inventor of the Eastern RPG-genre, Long Runner.
- A very The Dresden Files consciously Troperiffic series.
- An RPG franchise renowned for its The Elder Scrolls open-ended worlds and meticulous World Building. Has five official titles, numerous spinoffs, and a devoted modding community the creators have been very welcome to.
- Family Guy Seth MacFarlane-created Un-Cancelled Long Runner, and its plots go all over the place. Has a spin-off.
- Long running cult Fire Emblem Turn-Based Strategy game by Nintendo; twelve games spanning five continuities, with a thirteenth on the way.
- A series that's only 14 episodes, Firefly a movie and a few comics.
- one manga, two different anime, and a few videogames for good measure.
Fullmetal Alchemist - A satirical series taking place 1,000 years into the future. Lasted seven seasons, Futurama Uncancelled and picked up by another network ending in 2013 with hopes of coming back again, released four Direct-to-DVD films which also serve as the series fifth season, and made by the same guys behind
The Simpsons - Long series of films (with some animated and comic book spinoffs), both Godzilla Trope Codifier and best-known work of the kaiju and tokusatsu genres, and one of the very first Japanese fiction franchises to become an international hit.
- Rockstar's controversial Grand Theft Auto long-running flagship franchise, consisting of five main games and several spinoffs.
- Half-Life Valve's popular debut game with three arguably canon expansions by Gearbox. Also spawned a just-as-successful (if not moreso) sequel with two episodic expansions ( and one more getting delayed AGAIN! ) Also the basis for many mods, note some of which have launched their own franchises.
- One of the definitive first-person shooters of the new millennium. Six games and some Halo Expanded Universe covered.
Incredible Hulk - Indiana Jones Fo ur fi lms, a short-lived TV spinoff, several video game spinoffs and adaptations
- Multiple comic books, Iron Man animated series and movies; Long Runner.
Justice League of America - Screwy genre busting show on ABC that lasted six seasons about survivors of a plane crash on a magical Island, known for its flashbacks, flashforwards and flashsideways and giving LOST psychic nosebleeds to both viewers and characters.
- A Kirby Badass Adorable Walking Head swallows his foes, screws things up, and defeats untold horrors before the day is over.
- Loves Lyrical Nanoha playing with tropes from multiple genres.
- Multiple series, most tropes coming from the manga, which is Mahou Sensei Negima! incredibly Troperiffic and loves playing around with almost everything.
: Classic Mazinger Humongous Mecha anime show. It is Super Robot Genre Trope Namer, Trope Maker, Trope Codifier AND Genre Popularizer. Forty-years-old Long Runner.
- Science fiction adventure game series which both Metroid made and codified the Metroidvania genre. Famous for that person in the Powered Armor being a girl, which was quite the twist back then. Consists of eleven games.
- Fighting game known for its brutality, use of Mortal Kombat Xtreme Kool Letterz and running neck-to-neck with Street Fighter in America.
- MOTHER Eastern RPG Cult Classic trilogy by Shigesato Itoi. Known for strange humor, simplistic cartoony graphics, and endings that range from sad to terrifying.
: Overdosed. Currently the only game that EarthBound made it out of Japan, known for the aforementioned strange humor and a Final Boss battle that is so iconic that it could very well fill a whole work page by itself.
- Collective group of webcomics by MS Paint Adventures Andrew Hussie, known for their updating schedules, creative universes and strange blends of both genre and medium. Includes and Problem Sleuth , the latter of which already having gone through around 5,000 updates and is overdosed on its own. Is currently the Internet's largest webcomic in terms of sheer update count.
Homestuck : Overloaded. The current, unspeakably popular installment in the franchise.
Homestuck The Muppets - Long-running puppet franchise, with many, many, many, many, many TV series, and several film adaptations.
- Mystery Science Theater 3000 Cult Classic TV Show, with its main focus on skewering bad movies. Popularized a new brand of "film criticism as entertainment." Continues to be a major influence on online video review shows.
- Most of them are from the original 26 episode series and the Neon Genesis Evangelion End of Evangelion movie. There's also an ongoing manga and 4 planned movies, 3 of which were released as of this writing. Rebuild And lots of other adaptations.
( Old World of Darkness Classic World of Darkness) - A long-running series of Tabletop Games with two computer game spinoffs.
- Over 600 manga chapters, 500 TV episodes, and eleven movies. One Piece Long Runner, since its first publication on Shonen Jump was in 1997.
- With over 900 strips (not counting stories unique to the print collections), based off of The Order of the Stick D&D, with a Genre Savvy Quirky Bard in the party and a board game based on it, it has earned its position on the list.
- Pretty Cure Troperiffic Magical Girl Warrior action series, with (thus far) 8 separate continuities over ten seasons, plus a series of crossover movies.
- Probably the best-known Sailor Moon Magical Girl series in the West. Its anime adaptation ran for five seasons (spanning 6 arcs), though not everyone got to see all five. Also 3 movies and 6 specials. Also the orginal manga spanning 5 arcs. Also adapted into a live-action series and 29 different stage musicals and a number of video games including an RPG. Also the prequel manga, .
Codename: Sailor V - Scooby-Doo Long-running franchise featuring four teenagers and their dog investigating mystery cases.
- The Sherlock Holmes Trope Codifier for the Great Detective.
- A series of horror games that helped define Silent Hill Survival Horror
- A Song of Ice and Fire Doorstopper fantasy series. Five books released and seven planned in total. Now has an HBO adaptation.
- South Park Famously rude and offensive adult cartoon Long Runner initially animated with paper cutouts starring foul-mouthed 8-year-olds.
- SpongeBob SquarePants Long Runner children's show about a fast food frycook sea sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea. Nickelodeon's Cash Cow Franchise that drew a sizable Periphery Demographic and had a hit film and is still going strong despite some Seasonal Rot.
- Famous fighting game series, best known for the second game and its various additions. Important Street Fighter Trope Maker and Codifier.
- Cult hit TV show with eight seasons and two series of supplemental comics, about five tie-in novels, and a Supernatural monster guide.
- Turn Based Strategy Game Super Robot Wars Crossover series of many a Mecha anime, with original characters thrown in. Long Runner but with licensing problems in the US.
- Crazy multiplayer FPS filled with over-the-top espionage assassins from the minds behind Team Fortress 2 . Updated frequently since 2007, and features quite a bit of Half-Life supplemental material.
- A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles long-running comic-turned-multimedia empire, consisting of the several comics series, three animated cartoon shows, four films with one upcoming, a live-action TV series that neither the creators nor the fans like to talk about, and a series of Video Games.
- Comic book series that was adapted as an Teen Titans Animesque animated series, which was in turn adapted twice: as a movie and a comic book of its own.
- Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Troperiffic Reconstructor Fleet for the Super Robot genre that increases more times than it's possible to count.
- Four films and Terminator a short-lived TV spinoff.
- With a cast of Touhou over 80 cute girls, their relative distinctions cover all sorts of tropes.
- A series of four When They Cry Visual Novels and their various adaptations (manga for each arc, manga arcs made for the manga, multiple seasons of anime and OVAs, remakes on various consoles, new arcs on consoles, spinoff games..) which involve people dying over and over again while the protagonists figure out the driving forces behind the murders.
- Company that brought WWE Professional Wrestling to the masses through its TV shows, including and Raw , and its annual Pay Per Views such as SmackDown! .
Trope Overdosed — 1500-2999 wicks - A hit TV series notable for taking place in nearly real-time.
24 - Adventure Time Troperiffic widget Cartoon Network original with a rather big cult following about two heroes named Jake the Dog and Finn the Human; been on the air since 2010 and its fifth season is currently airing. Also has a comic book series published by Boom! Kids.
- Disney's take on an Aladdin Older Than Radio fairy tale from the became a box-office hit in 1992. Spawned two sequels, Arabian Nights and The Return of Jafar , as well as an The King of Thieves animated series.
American Dad! - A popular 1990's Animaniacs throwback to the likes of the Looney Tunes.
- Popular series of children's books from the nineties.
Animorphs - A webcomic, manga, and anime series describing the history of the world with Axis Powers Hetalia Anthropomorphic Personifications of various countries.
- Successful '80s Back to the Future Time Travel franchise, with three movies, an Animated Adaptation and an adventure game series.
- A story about a young boy who finds himself with the Ben 10 Omnitrix, a watch that just happens to be able to turn him into different aliens. Has spawned numerous movies and three sequel series about the now teenage Ben.
- Berserk Long-Running Dark Fantasy manga about a warrior named Guts who seeks to kill a man named Griffith who betrayed and sacrificed their mercenary unit in order to become a Godhand. Also has a 25 episode Anime and a 3-Part Movie Adaptation which both cover the first third of the manga. The manga itself is noted for its beautiful artwork, graphic violence, and irregular updating schedule.
The Big Bang Theory - BIONICLE LEGO's Merchandise-Driven Science Fantasy toyline, powered by Rule of Cool and surprisingly in-depth World Building. A Long Runner which spanned a good decade before passing the torch.
- A popular FPS series in which concepts of certain ideologies get dissected.
BioShock - BlazBlue Spiritual Successor to the almost as popular Guilty Gear- Fighting Game series.
- A series of humorous sci-fi FPSes with Borderlands over a bazillion guns.
- Popular newspaper comic known for its mixing of comic episodes and philosophical musings that are surprisingly complex for something made in a medium dominated by gag-a-day works.
Calvin and Hobbes - Another Golden Age superhero that's still going strong, with a Captain America long-awaited film adaptation.
- Fantasy literature series, with seven books. Has had a The Chronicles of Narnia Television Serial and several film adaptations to its name.
- A popular, critically-acclaimed RPG by Square which involves Chrono Trigger Time Travel. Produced a spinoff visual novel, and in turn a well-received, but polarizing sequel.
- A superhero MMORPG.
City of Heroes - A series of real time strategy games.
Command & Conquer - An Community Ensemble Cast Sitcom that is very self aware of tropes.
- The most iconic creation of Conan the Barbarian Robert E. Howard, Trope Maker and Trope Codifier for much of Sword and Sorcery genre.
Cowboy Bebop - A Danny Phantom Freak Lab Accident gives a teenage boy ghost powers. Nickelodeon's first action series, lasted three seasons.
- A critically acclaimed stealth FPS trilogy with RPG elements.
Devil May Cry - A popular and influential series of action RPGs by Diablo Blizzard Entertainment.
- Video game series that is in a Donkey Kong Country Shared Universe with the above , consisting of popular Super Mario Bros. Platform Games and various Spin Offs.
- Long-running space opera novel series.
Dune - A El Goonish Shive Transformation Comic that's been running for over a decade.
- A Exalted Troperiffic Fantasy Kitchen Sink about super-powered demigods, with a large helping of Rule of Cool.
- The Fairly OddParents Nickelodeon series about an average kid who no-one understands having misadventures with his wishing-granting Fairy Companions. A Long Runner, second only to SpongeBob as Nickelodeon's most succesful franchise.
Fairy Tail - A Fantastic Four long-running comic book that has been adapted into several films and animated series.
- An Australian produced Sci-Fi series, managed to avoid getting cancelled long enough to produce a wide array of genre tropes.
Farscape - 1983 manga and accompanying anime that serves as the Fist of the North Star Trope Maker for many Shōnen fighting series cliches. Plot concerns a martial artist named Kenshiro as he wanders about a Post Apocalyptic wasteland making people explode by striking their Pressure Points. Franchise also includes a novel, seven spinoff Manga, two spinoff Anime, six Movies, a three part OVA series, and numerous Video Games.
- Acclaimed sitcom, Friends ran for 10 years.
- Long-running newspaper comic that has since evolved into a multimedia empire. Spawned Garfield two animated shows, two live-action movies, and a handful of games.
- A short-lived Disney cartoon, but its main villain had such an impact Gargoyles a couple of tropes were named after him.
- A staple of Ghostbusters The Eighties. The franchise has two movies, two cartoon adaptations and a video game. A rumoured third movie has long been in Development Hell.
- Based on the famous manga series that spawned two movies and a 52 episode anime- itself followed by another movie (and spawned another manga), with a live-action adaptation stuck in Ghost in the Shell Development Hell. Codified many tropes for Cyberpunk anime. Was a big influence on .
The Matrix - A G.I. Joe long-running Merchandise-Driven franchise, spawning some animated shows and a live action film
Girl Genius - A musical dramady, now in it's fourth season.
Golden Sun - Comic book character that has been around since the golden age ( Green Lantern Though the characters most associated with the comic debuted in the Silver Age).
- Eleven Haruhi Suzumiya Light Novels and an internationally-acclaimed anime; has no one clearly-defined genre and highly Genre Savvy protagonists who make a business of lampshading everything.
- Manga series about an epynomous secret organization in England headed by the great-granddaughter of Hellsing Arthur van Helsing that hunts vampires using an even stronger vampire. Also has a Thirteen Episode Anime and a 10 episode OVA.
- Superhero show with four seasons (in the guise of five volumes), and a lot of characters to fit into 44 minutes.
Highlander - a science fiction series that has been adapted into just about every medium there is.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Eccentric Flash animated series with famous Homestar Runner Fourth Wall Mail Slot spinoff show with over 200 episodes and a ton of further spinoffs from that. Created in 2000, on hiatus since late 2009.
- Mystery show, starring a curmudgeon cripple and has diseases instead of crimes. Ran for 8 seasons.
House - A late 2000's sitcom, probably the closest things to How I Met Your Mother since Friends .
Friends - InuYasha Long-running manga series, with an equally long-running anime adaptation. The anime became infamous for overtaking the manga and being Cut Short without a proper resolution. It has since been re-aired and resolved once the manga finally finished.
Invader Zim - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure 8-Part manga that started in 1987 about a man named Jonathan Joestar and his descendants (whose names can all be abbreviated as JoJo) and their superpower-fueled adventures and struggles against a vampire named Dio Brando and his retinue. The third and most popular part, Sardust Crusaders, introduced the concept of Stands to the series, which has become a franchise mainstay. Two Ova adaptations of Part 3, an Anime covering Parts 1 and 2, and video game adaptations of Parts 3 and 5 as well as a pan-series game are also included.
- Two science fiction novels that in turn resulted in a very well-known series of films and some spinoff video games. Possibly the most popular work of fiction devoted to dinosaurs.
Jurassic Park - A Kim Possible Fiery Redhead Action Girl, her blond male sidekick, and a Voice with an Internet Connection. They Fight Crime. And Lampshade everything whilst they do.
King of the Hill - A book series by Land of Oz L. Frank Baum that originated in the turn of the 20th century, the first book of which more remembered as a classic 1939 film.
- Concluded crime and punishment series, lasting 20 seasons, survived by various spinoffs.
Law & Order - From the makers of Left 4 Dead Half-Life, one of the first video games to truly capture the feel of the Zombie genre, includes co-op play and has a sequel with a host of new characters and settings.
- Disney's biggest box-office hit. Spawned two sequels, The Lion King some games, a non-canon TV spinoff, and a Broadway musical that is still running to this day.
- Long-running mech anime franchise, with Macross many successful spinoff titles to its name.
- Long-running Magic: The Gathering Collectible Card Game that's used just about every fantasy trope in the book by now.
- The best-known series of " Marvel vs. Capcom Capcom vs. Whatever" crossover fighting games.
- Three The Matrix Mind Screws of movies, an animated spinoff, and some games.
- Long-running comic book character, has a The Mighty Thor film series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
- A popular 1990's comedy adventure game series by Monkey Island LucasArts, which has seen a 2009 revival by Telltale Games and two Updated Rereleases.
- A British surrealist sketch comedy show that although only lasted four years made quite an impact in humour.
Monty Python's Flying Circus - A very popular military-themed crime show with a lot of NCIS Recurring Characters. A Spin-Off from , going strong since 2003
JAG - A series of horror-themed New World of Darkness Tabletop Games, loosely similar to but separate from the .
Old World of Darkness - A The Nostalgia Critic Caustic Critic reviewing bad films from the audience's childhood; paved way for a popular website.
Peanuts - Phineas and Ferb Disney Channel Animated Series about two boys using their summer vacation to do the impossible, their teenage sister who runs herself ragged trying to bust them, and their pet platypus who is a secret agent repeatedly thwarting a Mad Scientist Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain. Earned its fame through likable characters, a love of lampshading, and catchy Musical Numbers Once an Episode.
- Four extremely popular movies. Not bad for something based on a Disney theme park ride.
Pirates of the Caribbean - From the makers of Portal Half-Life, a 2007 hit game and its sequel. Also tied in to the Half-Life universe.
- One of The Powerpuff Girls Cartoon Network's most popular shows. Stars Cute Bruiser Flying Brick triplets created with sugar, spice, everything nice, and Chemical X who fight crime.
- A Puella Magi Madoka Magica deconstruction of the Magical Girl challenge, and the first original series by Studio SHAFT. Although with only twelve episodes, it also produced a manga adaptation and three spin-off manga. Two compilation movies were released, and a third will be released as a sequel.
Ranma ˝ - A lombax with a wrench joins forces with a little robot and goes around beating stuff with weapons.
Ratchet & Clank - Cult mainstream comedy show from Britain set on a mining vessel.
Red Dwarf - A Red vs. Blue -based comedy/dramedy machinima that helped the genre become mainstream. Created by Halo Rooster Teeth, it has gone through ten seasons so far, with the 11th currently airing.
- A long running sketch comedy show.
Saturday Night Live - Medical dramedy known for its Scrubs Imagine Spots. Lasted nine seasons on two channels.
Seinfeld - A sword and sorcery anime based on a series of light novels
Slayers - One of the longest of Sluggy Freelance Long Runner, a Web Comic about a Five-Man Band and two animals trying to find a fulfilling life.
- Two mangas, an anime, and three video games. Fans pushing for a second anime.
Soul Series - World-renowned real time strategy game series from the creators of StarCraft , set in a science fiction world.
Warcraft - A Star Fox long-running Nintendo franchise consisting of six games, not including a planned sequel to the first that never got released.
Suikoden - Super Smash Bros. Video Game Massive Multiplayer Crossover of numerous Nintendo franchises (and in its third game, Sonic the Hedgehog and ). Metal Gear Paved the way for future Mascot Fighters.
Total Drama - The flagship franchise for Toy Story Pixar, it ushered in a new era of computer-generated animation. The three films have almost universal acclaim, with the third one breaking box-office records.
- Franchise best known for its iconic visualization of TRON Cyberspace and for being one of the first films to make extensive use of CGI technology.
- Four books and three films.
The Venture Bros. - A fantasy Warhammer tabletop game. Spawned a spinoff series that is distinct enough to have its own place on this page.
Warrior Cats - Acclaimed graphic novel that helped create Watchmen The Dark Age of Comic Books, had a film adaptation.
The Whateley Universe
- The Wheel of Time Long Runner fantasy book series.
Wonder Woman - Long Running American Sci-Fi series. The X-Files Defined The Nineties. Is the Trope Namer for Shipping.
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Python script. Correct usage of it will allow you to determine exactly how many wiks a franchise with really complicated cross references (such as
) has. Note, however, that this page doesn't list exact numbers. We only care about the thousands digit. If you're making a change based on Python data, be sure to mention this in the "edit reason" box.
Listings here are alphabetical. If you are wondering what the previous statistics were, there is now an
. As for why the page has changed formats since April 25, 2010, see the
to learn the details.