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Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot:
The Reavers of are Firefly infected space zombies, while the crew of Serenity are space-cowboy-pirates/space-pirate-priests/space-pirate-prostitutes. And River, who is a psychic (and psychotic) space-pirate-ninja.
Reavers ain't much of zombies as they are chemically-altered space xenophobic cannibal rapists.
The popularity of 's Borg stems at least partially from the fact that they are zombie cyborgs. Star Trek IN SPACE!.
In , the Borg were actually called "bionic zombies".
Star Trek: First Contact Seven of Nine, even though she's been freed from the Borg Collective, has demonstrated that she's a capable cyborg ninja on several occasions.
has Odo, an Star Trek: Deep Space Nine starfish alien shapeshifter cop.
The Daleks from are Doctor Who Nazi Super Soldier Mutants with Powered Armor. Their rivals the Cybermen, introduced a few years later, are cyborgs.
mentions a 'fantasy-romance' novel involving a robot and werewolf pirates.
Hiccups The Another blatant knock-off - Power Rangers Tattooed Teenage Alien Fighters From Beverly Hills.
In , Wendy Watson and the Middleman have fought so far: an evil genius trying to take over the mob with The Middleman apes, a mystical Terracotta warrior intent on bringing about The End of the World as We Know It, a secret organization of luchedores, a talk show host that hunts aliens in a Most Dangerous Game, a potentional Zombie Apocalypse caused by flying fish, and five alien warlords disguised as a boy band.
The 1978 made for TV movie KISS Meets The Phantom of the Park (titled Attack of the Phantoms in Europe) features the 70's rockers as superheroes who draw their powers from a set of ancient talismans battling an army of superpowered androids (including robot clones of themselves in the grand finale) created by a Mad Scientist in the middle of an amusement park to a groovy disco soundtrack, all because said scientist thought holding a concert in the park was a waste of company resources.
has Adam, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Big Bad of season 4, who was a zombie soldier-robot-demon cyborg megalomaniac.
The Gorch brothers were cowboy vampires.
has Spike asking the titular character: Angel "A
vampire detective? What's next? Vampire cowboy? Vampire fireman? Vampire ballerina?" Which is pretty ironic, if you think that the Gorch (BtVS, above) had already appeared by then.
Season 5 also had Cyborg Ninja Assassins. And one of them could also hide himself inside a glamour. There's also a passing reference to El Diablo Robotico.
Amnesiac!Cordelia in season 4 refers to Wolfram & Hart as an "evil ninja law firm".
Ultraman, who is an intergalactic policeman, looking like somewhere between a robot and a fish, that fights aliens and dinosaurs by using greco-roman wrestling, rings of death shaped like buzzsaws and his hands being used as a watergun, among other things. He occasionally deals with the Baltans, a race of psychic ninja alien lobsters.
One episode of The Armando Ianucci Shows [sic] involved the line: "My job is to make sure that the sharks are properly fastened to the airplane wings." I want that man's job.
One of Lister's favourite movies in Red Dwarf is "Attack of the Surfboarding Killer Bikini Vampire Girls"
The Spike reality show Deadliest Warrior is based on this trope. They match up the best warriors throughout history and attempt to determine who would win with SCIENCE! So far Pirate beats Knight, Spartan beats Ninja, Samurai beats Viking, and Apache beats Gladiator.
The 2009 German action series ("Lasko: the Fist of God") features a Lasko: die Faust Gottes Bare-Fisted Monk (from a German monastery that emphasizes fighting skills) on secret missions for The Pope. Think of it as meets Kung Fu The Avengers in Germany. Produced by Action Concept, the people who gave you . Consequently, expect lots of Alarm für Cobra 11 Chase Scenes and Stuff Blowing Up.
The original Kolchak: The Night Stalker sometimes veered into this trope when it adapted old horror icons for its 1970s setting, as with their Headless Undead Avenging Biker.
Craig Ferguson's new sidekick is a gay robot skeleton named Geoff Peterson. And he's got a mohawk.
A double-mundane example from : "Knife-wreeeench! For kids."
Scrubs Starting in the second season of we get Shapeshifting Cyborg Assassins from a parallel world.
Fringe The dhampyr , which, thanks to having a "flight-style" form, was heavily theorized to be the Kamen Rider Kiva Dragon Fangire. Our Vampires Are Different, indeed.
In (Major spoiler), The Vampire Diaries Klaus is a suppressed werewolf/vampire hybrid, whose goal is to unbind his werewolf half and create a new race of his own. Not to mention he's also one of the five original vampires (his werewolf side is because he was the product of an affair his mother had with a werewolf).
Tyler is a werewolf-vampire hybrid, and as of season 4 he's the only one left of his kind.
The can Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger transform into any previous sentai. This leads to priates turning into ninjas and samurai among other things. Their Mecha Gokai-Oh is a more straight example, as it's a pirate robot that can turn into, among other things, a dragon pirate robot, a police pirate robot with gatling guns, a pirate robot centaur with a giant mechanical lion for it's lower body, a samurai pirate robot and a ninja pirate robot.
In an episode of , Doug Falconhawk mentions "ectoplasm from a ghost Sasquatch".
My Babysitter's a Vampire In Independence Daze, Rory spends the whole episode carrying around a vampire Sasquatch doll.
Apparently, Evan of was a Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot for Halloween one year as a kid. Hm, Royal Pains one of the writers must be a troper.
Danger 5 is full of these, from mind-controlled Nazi dinosaur-men, to music-crazed electric-guitarist gunslinger prehistoric primates, to a talking, weaponised robot dog.
Warlow from is an inmortal vampire/fae hybrid who was turned by vampire goddess Lilith herself.
True Blood A number of challenges on the makeup-F/X game show Face Off invoke this trope, using themes like " Zombie Apocalypse In Wonderland".
In the episode Supernatural "Devil May Care" (S09, Ep02), we hear about werewolf Siamese twins.
There was also Benny, who was a vampire pirate (or as Dean calls it, "vampirate") before meeting Dean in Purgatory.