Playing With: Reference Overdosed

Basic Trope: A show with loads of ShoutOuts.
  • Straight: Most of the plot and jokes in Miracle <//> Enn are referencing other works.
  • Exaggerated: Pretty much anything in Mechanical Chanticleer is a Homage, Shout-Out and a parody of some other work.
  • Downplayed: Miracle <//> Enn has shoutouts, one every couple episodes or so.
  • Justified: The main character in Miracle <//> Enn is an avid cinema watcher and video game player and likes to talk about his hobby.
  • Inverted:
    • Ancient Abyss Treble is a film which pays homage to almost none of the works.
    • Alternatively, almost every work up to 10 years after the release of Ancient Abyss Treble makes a Shout-Out to that work.
    • Exaggerated Inversion! — The Adventures of Bob The Blob is a long-running animated series meant for the whole family and yet nothing in the series is a direct Homage, parody or Shout Out to other works.
  • Subverted: After the first season Miracle <//> Enn starts reducing the parodies and homages in favor of original plots and jokes.
  • Double Subverted: In the third season, the frequency of shout outs in Miracle <//> Enn returns to the level of the first season.
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Typewriter Crowd doesn't have loads of references to other works.
  • Enforced: Miracle <//> Enn is being used to promote other works through shoutouts.
  • Lampshaded: "If you make a reference to one more work, I'm gonna make sure that you'll smell of napalm in the...uhmm garbage bin."
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed:"Have you seen this somewhere?" "This event or our whole quest?" "Yes."
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: With so many ShoutOuts, the probability that the creators of Miracle <//> Enn get sued is higher than if they had done less shouts.
  • Analyzed: A documentary The Media of Homages tries to dissect the reasons why the amount of original material and jokes in comedic cartoons is decreasing and the amount of Whole Plot References is increasing.

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