ThisLife on Forbez strip reveals that the ruling alien race, the Omnis, are very redundant about the Stray Particle Detectors used to located stolen components of machinery they designed, which are inside said machinery. If the first is stolen, they use the second, and if that's stolen, they use the third, and so on. It's never revealed just how many there are, just that if one values one's sanity, they shouldn't ask.
Penny Arcade tried to humorously make fun of how Dark the Shadowy parts of the Fel Dark are in Dungeons & Dragonshere only to find out that the Shadow is really Shadowy with lots of Dark in the Fel Shadow and that the Dark in the funny humorous jokes they made about Dark really was part of officially authorized official canon about the Shadow Dark. (With the possible exception of Scarytown.)
Then again, They've done this unironically and in a way that isn't supposed to mock or make fun of any game or anything else in particular that they can make fun of.
Pinter: You can start by putting on a shirt like a god-damned normal, modest, respectable, civilized, sane, normal person! Angora:You said "normal" twice!
Irregular Webcomic! subverted this. Paris has a gun that shoots ionized plasma. When pointed out that plasma is by definition ionized and therefore that statement is redundant, Paris tells her crew mate that it's not that kind of plasma.
It just takes no creativity or guile for these villain types to grab a little power through such outlandish transformations. No imagination at all. You are utterly astounded by how shitty their imagination is. If their imagination was a face you would shoot it.