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* ''Series/OddSquad'', both the universe of the show and the organization itself, has things that are full of impossibility, what with it being a WorldOfWeirdness. However, there are exceptions that fall under this trope.
** In the ColdOpen of "Hold the Door", Olive and Otto help a woman find her missing snowman. Normally this would be fine...if the weather didn't appear to be warm. Not only did they manage to find him in a melted (but alive) state, they also managed to find him ''with all of his parts.'' And that's not even mentioning the woman telling them that she hasn't seen the snowman since she was 7, and is now elderly.
** It's revealed in "Undercover Olive" that Kooky Clown -- the real villainess, not Olive disguised as her -- once made a frog kissing a giraffe while riding a unicorn as a gift for Fladam, with a single balloon.
** While it may be justified since he's an odd villain, "Disorder in the Court" has both Odd Todd as a defendant and Odd Todd as a witness do a SecretHandshake. Initially they are seen as one person switching between two suits before being seen as two different people and performing the handshake as such. Even ''Oprah herself'' is confused, which says quite a lot.
** In "Three's Company", Oprah mentions a case where Olympia and Otis put the moon back in its proper position. However, they do this using a ladder and with no space suits, unlike when they went into space in ''Film/OddSquadTheMovie'', where they did have space suits on and were explicitly told that they didn't have any capability of breathing in space unless they were in an airtight area. Never mind the fact that not only is there a photo someone took of the event as it happened, but the moon is, quite obviously, as big as Olympia and Otis combined.
** "Oscar the Couch" has Orchid somehow taking Otto's socks off of him and putting his glasses on his face without touching him once, much to his surprise. A similar thing happens in "Dr. O No", with New Dr. O changing Oona's undershirt to an "anti-caf" shirt and somehow slipping a freshly-made flatbread sandwich into her lab coat's pocket without touching her. This manages to scare her enough that she slowly backs out of New Dr. O's office and makes a break for it.
** In "Happily Ever Odd", Coach O tells the story of how he created the sport of Donkeyball, which became wildly popular and managed to score him and his Donkeyball team interviews and advertising for products such as cereal boxes. The team also wins the world championship of the sport. However, what makes this impossible is that he does it in the ''span of a single day,'' leaving even Olympia and Oro confused.
--> '''Olympia:''' ''Hooooold up!'' You did all of this ''today?''
--> '''Coach O:''' Yes. Eighth best day of my life. Mm, ninth.
** "The Deposit Slip-Up" has Owen and the rest of the Security agents build a fake replica of Toronto that is meant to lure Symmetric Al to the vault, which lies in the bullpen of Precinct 13579's Headquarters. Of course, it manages to work, for the fact that Al never thinks to check his surroundings as he's walking to his destination.
** In "Orla's Birthday", Opal and Orla meet a villain known as Tommy Takestuff, whose schtick is...well, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin taking things that don't belong to him.]] As Orla leaves to chase a villain that he makes up, Opal compliments him on making up the villain and convincing her partner, and he tells Opal that he feels bad for taking one of her gadgets, which was stored in her {{Hammerspace}} spine. She's so dumbfounded by the feat that she has to ask him how he did it before he interrupts and tells her to chase after Orla before he takes something else of hers.
** "The B Team" reveals that Oprah, as the Big O, has 384 meetings that she has to attend to in the span of a day. Setting aside the fact that she appears to be in perfect health and isn't suffering from burnout or stress of any sort, it's quite impossible to attend that many meetings unless each of them lasts exactly a minute, which isn't mentioned in the episode.


* ''Series/PawnStars'': Rick buys a car for Old Man's birthday and needs it restored. It's estimated that it would take 6 to 8 months to restore the car, and that's if [[NamesTheSame Rick the restorer]] didn't have any other jobs the entire time. Rick needed it in three, and somehow, it was done in three. While Rick's shop worked on other projects.

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* ''Series/PawnStars'': Rick buys a car for Old Man's birthday and needs it restored. It's estimated that it would take 6 to 8 months to restore the car, and that's if [[NamesTheSame Rick the restorer]] didn't have any other jobs the entire time. Rick needed it in three, and somehow, it was done in three. While three, ''while'' Rick's shop worked on other projects.


** Much later, during the ''[[Series/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths2019 Crisis on Infinite Earths]]'', [[Series/TheFlash2014 Barry Allen]] mutters that "this should be impossible now" when [[spoiler:he encounters his [[Franchise/DCExtendedUniverse film counterpart]] within the Speed Force.]]

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** Much later, during the ''[[Series/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths2019 Crisis on Infinite Earths]]'', [[Series/TheFlash2014 Barry Allen]] mutters that "this should be impossible now" when [[spoiler:he encounters his [[Franchise/DCExtendedUniverse film counterpart]] within the Speed Force.]] Specifically because at that point in time, ''the entire multiverse had been erased from existence.'']]

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* ''Series/UltramanZ'': The titular Ultra's MidSeasonUpgrade, Delta Rise Claw serves as this to combat [[Series/UltramanX Greeza]], a being of non-existence and the [[PowerOfTheVoid walking embodiment of the void]]. The means of attaining said form is a bit convoluted, in a sequential order:
** According to the Ultra himself, Greeza can be defeated with a power beyond logic, and the only idea he could think of is combining the powers of three Ultramen -- two of them (Franchise/UltramanZero and Series/UltramanGeed) who had a rivalry with the other (Ultraman Belial). Sadly, Z adds that a Belial medal doesn't exist, which leads to...
** ...Haruki running into Juggler, having overheard the former's conversation with Z. Juggler proves them otherwise and made the formula possible when they raid Celebro's hideout and forced the latter to cough up the Belial medal. When Belial's medal make contact with Zero and Geed's, they evolve into the Rise Medals.
** Forcing the Belial Atrocious medal through unprecedented {{determinat|or}}ion is the icing on the cake, and voila! One should note that any [first] attempt of using a collectible containing Belial's powers results in a backlash on the user and must undergo in a certain emotional state to do so; such as in the case of [[Series/UltramanOrb Gai Kurenai]], who gave in to his rage and anguish upon witnessing Tamayura's HeroicSacrifice, allowed the Belial card to fully activate. Riku, on the other hand, is exempted from this rule considering he is Belial's offspring and the evil Ultra's genes coursing through his veins; allowing him to use Primitive and Royal Megamaster with no problem at all.


* ''Series/TheIncredibleHulk'' has its origins in this trope. David Banner is seeking a way to tap into whatever it is that allows humans to do impossible things like lift cars with their bare hands. He finds a correlation between incidents and high gamma radiation levels so he overdoses on them and gains the ability to grow and shed mass, in other words become the Hulk.

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* ''Series/TheIncredibleHulk'' ''Series/TheIncredibleHulk1977'' has its origins in this trope. David Banner is seeking a way to tap into whatever it is that allows humans to do impossible things like lift cars with their bare hands. He finds a correlation between incidents and high gamma radiation levels so he overdoses on them and gains the ability to grow and shed mass, in other words become the Hulk.


*** And the solution only lasts a couple of episodes. Then history gets rewritten and events crucial to the solution (viz. [[the Doctor's death at Trenzalore]]) never occur, making it impossible for Clara to become Impossible.

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*** And the solution only lasts a couple of episodes. Then history gets rewritten and events crucial to the solution (viz. [[the [[spoiler: the Doctor's death at Trenzalore]]) never occur, making it impossible for Clara to become Impossible.

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*** And the solution only lasts a couple of episodes. Then history gets rewritten and events crucial to the solution (viz. [[the Doctor's death at Trenzalore]]) never occur, making it impossible for Clara to become Impossible.


--->'''Xena:'''It's impossible! I cannot be pregnant. If you weren't such a quack, [[LampshadeHanging you would know that getting pregnant involves certain physical requirements that I haven't met in a long time!]] And I mean a very long time! No one, zilch, zippo. I am a love-free zone! Therefore it is utterly impossible that I be 'up the duff'. So what's your diagnosis now?!\\

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--->'''Xena:'''It's --->'''Xena:''' It's impossible! I cannot be pregnant. If you weren't such a quack, [[LampshadeHanging you would know that getting pregnant involves certain physical requirements that I haven't met in a long time!]] And I mean a very long time! No one, zilch, zippo. I am a love-free zone! Therefore it is utterly impossible that I be 'up the duff'. So what's your diagnosis now?!\\


** The infamous death of [[spoiler:Tara]] in "Seeing Red". Warren's bullet somehow changes direction from diagonal to horizontal in mid-air, then goes ''around'' Willow to hit [[spoiler:Tara]]. Warren somehow manages to make this happen ''accidentally'', explicitly without using any magic.

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** Much later, during the ''[[Series/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths2019 Crisis on Infinite Earths]]'', [[Series/TheFlash2014 Barry Allen]] mutters that "this should be impossible now" when [[spoiler:he encounters his [[Franchise/DCExtendedUniverse film counterpart]] within the Speed Force.]]


* ''Series/{{Survivor}}'': In a game filled with ever-changing rules, the one constant variable is that you cannot be voted out if you win immunity. Despite this, Erik from ''Micronesia'' managed this by ''giving up immunity''' (and being blindsided for his trouble).

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* ''Series/{{Survivor}}'': In a game filled with ever-changing rules, the one constant variable is that you cannot be voted out if you win immunity. Despite this, Erik from ''Micronesia'' managed this by ''giving up immunity''' immunity'' (and being blindsided for his trouble).

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* ''Series/{{Survivor}}'': In a game filled with ever-changing rules, the one constant variable is that you cannot be voted out if you win immunity. Despite this, Erik from ''Micronesia'' managed this by ''giving up immunity''' (and being blindsided for his trouble).


Events in Live Action Television that are not possible. '''only list examples that fit this description'''

* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** According to Melisandre, resurrecting Beric six times should be impossible, even for a red priest.
** While wargs are common beyond the Wall and there are legends of them further south, Jojen claims Bran is the first one in history to be able to warg a human being.
* ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' has an episode in which [[CrazyAwesome Barney Stinson]] references this trope literally, claiming to have transcended the impossible to a point where the impossible and the possible meet: [[MemeticMutation The Possimpible]].
* ''Series/MythBusters'' deconstructs this trope. They demonstrate what is possible and what is not.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** According to Melisandre, resurrecting Beric six times should be impossible, even for a red priest.
** While wargs are common beyond the Wall and there are legends of them further south, Jojen claims Bran
''Series/{{Arrow}}'' has [[HollywoodHacking Hollywood hacker]] Felicity Smoak, who is the first so good that at one in history to be able to warg a human being.
* ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' has an episode in which [[CrazyAwesome Barney Stinson]] references this trope literally, claiming to have transcended the impossible to a
point where the impossible and the possible meet: [[MemeticMutation The Possimpible]].
* ''Series/MythBusters'' deconstructs this trope. They demonstrate what is possible and what is not.
she supported Team Arrow from far away ''without internet connection''.



* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
** The Warp speeds are a complicated matter.
*** Warp 10 is said to be the highest warp and it is; the only thing that increases is the speed of Warp 10. However, no matter how fast it becomes, it's still TravelingAtTheSpeedOfPlot and therefore not really changing at all.
*** ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' in the episode in which the warp ten barrier is introduced.[[note]]on-screen, at least. It was documented in the TNG Technical Manual.[[/note]] Tom Paris's shuttle reaches Warp 10 and [[spoiler:exists at every point in the universe, but also causes the humans on board to evolve into salamander-like creatures]]. The episode has since been [[CanonDiscontinuity officially renounced by the writers,]] (though is still, by official definitions, canon).
*** There were [[AllThereInTheManual two distinct warp scales]] used in Star Trek. The one that was used in original series was a cubic function (velocity '''=''' warp factor cubed '''x''' the speed of light) and had no upper limit. The one used from ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' on is hyperbolic and made warp 10 equal to infinite velocity--even if you were traveling at warp factor 9.99999..., you would still be infinitely far from warp factor 10 in this scale. There was yet another warp scale used in ''All Good Things...'' and the future version of the Enterprise travels at Warp 13 on this new scale. Some of the ExpandedUniverse materials attempt to rationalize Warp numbers as being the most EFFICIENT speeds where there's a dip in the energy output needed to sustain the speed.
** The characters of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' are used to a MirrorUniverse where they exist as brutal yet sexy version of themselves, but in the last mirror episode "The Emperor's New Cloak" Quark and Rom witness the death of Vic Fontaine -- despite the fact that Vic is not a real person but a fictional holodeck character in their universe. After trying to puzzle this out for a while, they just give up.
* ''Series/PawnStars'': Rick buys a car for Old Man's birthday and needs it restored. It's estimated that it would take 6 to 8 months to restore the car, and that's if [[NamesTheSame Rick the restorer]] didn't have any other jobs the entire time. Rick needed it in three, and somehow, it was done in three. While Rick's shop worked on other projects.
* ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'': Parodied as part of Jerry's ridicule of Kramer's claim that Keith Herandez spat on him. He traces the imaginary path of the spittle which involves changing directions and pausing in mid air. "''that'' is one magic loogie." The point being to illustrate how impossible it was for the event to happen in real life.
* ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess''
** This show features numerous Gods, (of Greek, Norwegian, Turkish and Roman origins, [[CrossoverCosmology among others]]) which are [[{{Immortality}} immortal]]. This is a universe where ImmortalLifeIsCheap. For the first five seasons, it doesn't matter what you did to a god, they would '''not''' die. However, in the Season 5 finale, Xena gains the power to "kill the unkillable." In the span of 12-15 hours after gaining this power, Xena had killed [[spoiler: Poseidon, Hephaestus, Deimos, Hades, Artemis and Athena]], with no signs of slowing down.
** Xena also features the title character [[spoiler: being impregnated by the redeemed soul of her archenemy, Callisto]]. When she discovers she [[spoiler: is pregnant]], she expresses the impossiblility of the situation, by slamming the doctor into a wall.
--> '''Xena:'''It's impossible! I cannot be pregnant. If you weren't such a quack, [[LampshadeHanging you would know that getting pregnant involves certain physical requirements that I haven't met in a long time!]] And I mean a very long time! No one, zilch, zippo. I am a love-free zone! Therefore it is utterly impossible that I be 'up the duff'. So what's your diagnosis now?!
--> '''Healer:''' Mood swings.
* ''Series/LasVegas'': Monica Mancuso flies off the roof of the casino [[Series/TheFlyingNun when a gust of wind catches the "winged-style" dress she was wearing]]. She flies around for about five minutes before crashing into a shoe store ''more than a mile away''. Characters spend the episode debating [[DiscussedTrope the impossibility of it]], and buying shoes from the store.

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* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
** The Warp speeds are
''Series/{{Community}}'': In "Regional Holiday Music", Mr. Radd somehow plays a complicated matter.
*** Warp 10 is said to be the highest warp and it is; the only thing that increases
piano without touching it.
-->'''Abed''': ''[[LampshadeHanging How's your piano]] [[HowIsThatEvenPossible still playing this song?]]''\\
'''Mr. Radd''': ''[[HandWave Glee
is the speed of Warp 10. However, no matter how fast it becomes, it's still TravelingAtTheSpeedOfPlot and therefore not really changing at all.
*** ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' in the episode in which the warp ten barrier is introduced.[[note]]on-screen, at least. It was documented in the TNG Technical Manual.[[/note]] Tom Paris's shuttle reaches Warp 10 and [[spoiler:exists at every point in the universe, but also causes the humans on board to evolve into salamander-like creatures]]. The episode has since been [[CanonDiscontinuity officially renounced by the writers,]] (though is still, by official definitions, canon).
*** There were [[AllThereInTheManual two distinct warp scales]] used in Star Trek. The one that was used in original series was a cubic function (velocity '''=''' warp factor cubed '''x''' the speed of light) and had no upper limit. The one used from ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' on is hyperbolic and made warp 10 equal to infinite velocity--even if you were traveling at warp factor 9.99999..., you would still be infinitely far from warp factor 10 in this scale. There was yet another warp scale used in ''All Good Things...'' and the future version of the Enterprise travels at Warp 13 on this new scale. Some of the ExpandedUniverse materials attempt to rationalize Warp numbers as being the most EFFICIENT speeds where there's a dip in the energy output needed to sustain the speed.
** The characters of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' are used to a MirrorUniverse where they exist as brutal yet sexy version of themselves, but in the last mirror episode "The Emperor's New Cloak" Quark and Rom witness the death of Vic Fontaine -- despite the fact that Vic is not a real person but a fictional holodeck character in their universe. After trying to puzzle this out for a while, they just give up.
* ''Series/PawnStars'': Rick buys a car for Old Man's birthday and needs it restored. It's estimated that it would take 6 to 8 months to restore the car, and that's if [[NamesTheSame Rick the restorer]] didn't have any other jobs the entire time. Rick needed it in three, and somehow, it was done in three. While Rick's shop worked on other projects.
* ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'': Parodied as part of Jerry's ridicule of Kramer's claim that Keith Herandez spat on him. He traces the imaginary path of the spittle which involves changing directions and pausing in mid air. "''that'' is one magic loogie." The point being to illustrate how impossible it was for the event to happen in real life.
* ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess''
** This show features numerous Gods, (of Greek, Norwegian, Turkish and Roman origins, [[CrossoverCosmology among others]]) which are [[{{Immortality}} immortal]]. This is a universe where ImmortalLifeIsCheap. For the first five seasons, it doesn't matter what you did to a god, they would '''not''' die. However, in the Season 5 finale, Xena gains the power to "kill the unkillable." In the span of 12-15 hours after gaining this power, Xena had killed [[spoiler: Poseidon, Hephaestus, Deimos, Hades, Artemis and Athena]], with no signs of slowing down.
** Xena also features the title character [[spoiler: being impregnated by the redeemed soul of her archenemy, Callisto]]. When she discovers she [[spoiler: is pregnant]], she expresses the impossiblility of the situation, by slamming the doctor into a wall.
--> '''Xena:'''It's impossible! I cannot be pregnant. If you weren't such a quack, [[LampshadeHanging you would know that getting pregnant involves certain physical requirements that I haven't met in a long time!]] And I mean a very long time! No one, zilch, zippo. I am a love-free zone! Therefore it is utterly impossible that I be 'up the duff'. So what's your diagnosis now?!
--> '''Healer:''' Mood swings.
* ''Series/LasVegas'': Monica Mancuso flies off the roof of the casino [[Series/TheFlyingNun
answer when a gust of wind catches the "winged-style" dress she was wearing]]. She flies around for about five minutes before crashing into a shoe store ''more than a mile away''. Characters spend the episode debating [[DiscussedTrope the impossibility of it]], and buying shoes from the store.questions are wrong!]]''



** After it had been made clear that it could never happen, [[spoiler: Rose reappears in the same dimension as the Doctor in "Turn Left."]] There's only one possible explanation: All reality is falling apart.



** The Doctor also directly changes his past timeline in "The Big Bang", though as Rory puts it, [[spoiler: "To be fair, the universe did explode."]]

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** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E8TheImpossiblePlanet "The Impossible Planet"]] is nicknamed that for a reason:
*** The Doctor can't read the mysterious writing in the planet's ruins, which means the TARDIS can't translate it. That should be impossible, which means the writing is "impossibly old".
*** The planet itself is hovering above a [[UnrealisticBlackHole black hole]], which the Doctor can't figure out either.
*** The Ood's telepathic field reaches "Basic 100", which is both impossible and should kill them, but they're still alive.
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E11TurnLeft "Turn Left"]]: After it had been made clear that it could never happen, [[spoiler:Rose reappears in the same dimension as the Doctor]]. There's only one possible explanation: All reality is falling apart.
** The Doctor also directly changes his past timeline in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E13TheBigBang "The Big Bang", Bang"]], though as Rory puts it, [[spoiler: "To be fair, the universe did explode.blow up."]]



* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** According to Melisandre, resurrecting Beric six times should be impossible, even for a red priest.
** While wargs are common beyond the Wall and there are legends of them further south, Jojen claims Bran is the first one in history to be able to warg a human being.



* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
** Everyone is limited to their own personal sphere of {{Heaven}} unless they are soulmates or their name is [[spoiler: ''Ash'' who discovered a means to '''hack''' Heaven and walk between the difference spheres, for the express purpose of partying with famous figures from history.]]
** The only thing that can kill an angel is another angel, but then without so much as saying anything about it, [[spoiler: it becomes possible with one of their swords.]] This is justified because [[spoiler: their swords are manifestations of their Grace, which is what gives them the power to kill each other.]]
* ''Series/TopGear'': Most of their Specials contain some instance of them [[WeDoTheImpossible doing the utterly impossible]]!
** Their reaction to setting fire to a car-wash, which is made of "90% water".
** Being the first humans in history to ''drive'' across the Makadikadi Salt Pans as well as to the North Pole!

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
** Everyone is limited
''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' has an episode in which [[CrazyAwesome Barney Stinson]] references this trope literally, claiming to their own personal sphere of {{Heaven}} unless they are soulmates or their name is [[spoiler: ''Ash'' who discovered a means have transcended the impossible to '''hack''' Heaven a point where the impossible and walk between the difference spheres, for the express purpose of partying with famous figures from history.]]
** The only thing that can kill an angel is another angel, but then without so much as saying anything about it, [[spoiler: it becomes
possible with one of their swords.]] This meet: [[MemeticMutation The Possimpible]].
* ''Series/TheIncredibleHulk'' has its origins in this trope. David Banner
is justified because [[spoiler: their swords are manifestations of their Grace, which seeking a way to tap into whatever it is what gives them the power to kill each other.]]
* ''Series/TopGear'': Most of their Specials contain some instance of them [[WeDoTheImpossible doing the utterly impossible]]!
** Their reaction to setting fire to a car-wash, which is made of "90% water".
** Being the first
that allows humans in history to ''drive'' across do impossible things like lift cars with their bare hands. He finds a correlation between incidents and high gamma radiation levels so he overdoses on them and gains the Makadikadi Salt Pans as well as ability to grow and shed mass, in other words become the North Pole!Hulk.
* ''Series/LasVegas'': Monica Mancuso flies off the roof of the casino [[Series/TheFlyingNun when a gust of wind catches the "winged-style" dress she was wearing]]. She flies around for about five minutes before crashing into a shoe store ''more than a mile away''. Characters spend the episode debating [[DiscussedTrope the impossibility of it]], and buying shoes from the store.



* ''Series/{{Community}}'': In "Regional Holiday Music", Mr. Radd somehow plays a piano without touching it.
-->'''Abed''': ''[[LampshadeHanging How's your piano]] [[HowIsThatEvenPossible still playing this song?]]''\\
'''Mr. Radd''': ''[[HandWave Glee is the answer when questions are wrong!]]''
* ''Series/TheIncredibleHulk'' has its origins in this trope. David Banner is seeking a way to tap into whatever it is that allows humans to do impossible things like lift cars with their bare hands. He finds a correlation between incidents and high gamma radiation levels so he overdoses on them and gains the ability to grow and shed mass, in other words become the Hulk.
* ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' has [[HollywoodHacking Hollywood hacker]] Felicity Smoak, who is so good that at one point she supported Team Arrow from far away ''without internet connection''.

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* ''Series/{{Community}}'': In "Regional Holiday Music", Mr. Radd somehow plays a piano without touching it.
-->'''Abed''': ''[[LampshadeHanging How's your piano]] [[HowIsThatEvenPossible still playing this song?]]''\\
'''Mr. Radd''': ''[[HandWave Glee is the answer when questions are wrong!]]''
* ''Series/TheIncredibleHulk'' has its origins in
''Series/MythBusters'' deconstructs this trope. David Banner They demonstrate what is seeking possible and what is not.
* ''Series/PawnStars'': Rick buys
a way to tap into whatever car for Old Man's birthday and needs it is restored. It's estimated that allows humans it would take 6 to do 8 months to restore the car, and that's if [[NamesTheSame Rick the restorer]] didn't have any other jobs the entire time. Rick needed it in three, and somehow, it was done in three. While Rick's shop worked on other projects.
* ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'': Parodied as part of Jerry's ridicule of Kramer's claim that Keith Herandez spat on him. He traces the imaginary path of the spittle which involves changing directions and pausing in mid air. "''that'' is one magic loogie." The point being to illustrate how
impossible things like lift cars with it was for the event to happen in real life.
* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
** The Warp speeds are a complicated matter.
*** Warp 10 is said to be the highest warp and it is; the only thing that increases is the speed of Warp 10. However, no matter how fast it becomes, it's still TravelingAtTheSpeedOfPlot and therefore not really changing at all.
*** ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' in the episode in which the warp ten barrier is introduced.[[note]]on-screen, at least. It was documented in the TNG Technical Manual.[[/note]] Tom Paris's shuttle reaches Warp 10 and [[spoiler:exists at every point in the universe, but also causes the humans on board to evolve into salamander-like creatures]]. The episode has since been [[CanonDiscontinuity officially renounced by the writers,]] (though is still, by official definitions, canon).
*** There were [[AllThereInTheManual two distinct warp scales]] used in Star Trek. The one that was used in original series was a cubic function (velocity '''=''' warp factor cubed '''x''' the speed of light) and had no upper limit. The one used from ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' on is hyperbolic and made warp 10 equal to infinite velocity--even if you were traveling at warp factor 9.99999..., you would still be infinitely far from warp factor 10 in this scale. There was yet another warp scale used in ''All Good Things...'' and the future version of the Enterprise travels at Warp 13 on this new scale. Some of the ExpandedUniverse materials attempt to rationalize Warp numbers as being the most EFFICIENT speeds where there's a dip in the energy output needed to sustain the speed.
** The characters of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' are used to a MirrorUniverse where they exist as brutal yet sexy version of themselves, but in the last mirror episode "The Emperor's New Cloak" Quark and Rom witness the death of Vic Fontaine -- despite the fact that Vic is not a real person but a fictional holodeck character in
their bare hands. He finds universe. After trying to puzzle this out for a correlation while, they just give up.
* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
** Everyone is limited to their own personal sphere of {{Heaven}} unless they are soulmates or their name is [[spoiler: ''Ash'' who discovered a means to '''hack''' Heaven and walk
between incidents and high gamma radiation levels the difference spheres, for the express purpose of partying with famous figures from history.]]
** The only thing that can kill an angel is another angel, but then without
so he overdoses on much as saying anything about it, [[spoiler: it becomes possible with one of their swords.]] This is justified because [[spoiler: their swords are manifestations of their Grace, which is what gives them the power to kill each other.]]
* ''Series/TopGear'': Most of their Specials contain some instance of them [[WeDoTheImpossible doing the utterly impossible]]!
** Their reaction to setting fire to a car-wash, which is made of "90% water".
** Being the first humans in history to ''drive'' across the Makadikadi Salt Pans as well as to the North Pole!
* ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess''
** This show features numerous Gods, (of Greek, Norwegian, Turkish
and Roman origins, [[CrossoverCosmology among others]]) which are [[{{Immortality}} immortal]]. This is a universe where ImmortalLifeIsCheap. For the first five seasons, it doesn't matter what you did to a god, they would '''not''' die. However, in the Season 5 finale, Xena gains the ability power to grow "kill the unkillable." In the span of 12-15 hours after gaining this power, Xena had killed [[spoiler: Poseidon, Hephaestus, Deimos, Hades, Artemis and shed mass, in other words become Athena]], with no signs of slowing down.
** Xena also features
the Hulk.
* ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' has [[HollywoodHacking Hollywood hacker]] Felicity Smoak, who
title character [[spoiler: being impregnated by the redeemed soul of her archenemy, Callisto]]. When she discovers she [[spoiler: is so good pregnant]], she expresses the impossiblility of the situation, by slamming the doctor into a wall.
--->'''Xena:'''It's impossible! I cannot be pregnant. If you weren't such a quack, [[LampshadeHanging you would know
that at one point she supported Team Arrow from far away ''without internet connection''.getting pregnant involves certain physical requirements that I haven't met in a long time!]] And I mean a very long time! No one, zilch, zippo. I am a love-free zone! Therefore it is utterly impossible that I be 'up the duff'. So what's your diagnosis now?!\\
'''Healer:''' Mood swings.

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* ''Series/TheIncredibleHulk'' has its origins in this trope. David Banner is seeking a way to tap into whatever it is that allows humans to do impossible things like lift cars with their bare hands. He finds a correlation between incidents and high gamma radiation levels so he overdoses on them and gains the ability to grow and shed mass, in other words become the Hulk.


* ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'': Parodied as part of Jerry's ridicule of Kramer's claim that Keith Herandez spat on him. He traces the imaginary path of the spittle which involves changing directions and pausing in mid air. "''that'' is one magic lugee." The point being to illustrate how impossible it was for the event to happen in real life.

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* ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'': Parodied as part of Jerry's ridicule of Kramer's claim that Keith Herandez spat on him. He traces the imaginary path of the spittle which involves changing directions and pausing in mid air. "''that'' is one magic lugee.loogie." The point being to illustrate how impossible it was for the event to happen in real life.

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