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* ''FanFic/SonicXDarkChaos'' is dripping with dark comedy, as the extreme DarkerAndEdgier nature of the setting is combined with the typical cheesy humor of the ''SonicTheHedgehog'' franchise. And the rewrite goes all out. The background materials have so much scathing satire that [[NarmCharm they become more funny than scary]].

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* ''FanFic/SonicXDarkChaos'' is dripping with dark comedy, as the extreme DarkerAndEdgier nature of the setting is combined with the typical cheesy humor of the ''SonicTheHedgehog'' ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'' franchise. And the rewrite goes all out. The background materials have so much scathing satire that [[NarmCharm they become more funny than scary]].


-->-->"Speaking of themes, how do you like the handsy theme? Am I being too heavy-handed with these puns? You have to hand it to me, I'm pretty good at dropping them! Not that it's an effort, I actually have my hands full handling all these hand puns! Somebody give me a hand in carrying them! Oh, [[spoiler:Shiggy]], you want to give me a hand? Sure, I hope you don't get your hands bloody in doing so. Blood is a pain to clean out of the floor, and not all of us have Minor Banishment like Izuku. Wait, you didn't know that Izuku has Minor Banishment? Oops, now you do, but things have gone out of hand!"

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-->-->"Speaking -->"Speaking of themes, how do you like the handsy theme? Am I being too heavy-handed with these puns? You have to hand it to me, I'm pretty good at dropping them! Not that it's an effort, I actually have my hands full handling all these hand puns! Somebody give me a hand in carrying them! Oh, [[spoiler:Shiggy]], you want to give me a hand? Sure, I hope you don't get your hands bloody in doing so. Blood is a pain to clean out of the floor, and not all of us have Minor Banishment like Izuku. Wait, you didn't know that Izuku has Minor Banishment? Oops, now you do, but things have gone out of hand!"


* In ''Fanfic/{{Juxtapose}}'', the author takes the opportunity to fill his comments section with hand puns after someone gets his hands cut off.

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* In ''Fanfic/{{Juxtapose}}'', the author takes the opportunity to fill his comments section with hand puns after someone gets his their hands cut off.


** The omake series has the Gold Saints dealing with the FalseRapeAccusation, [[HilarityEnsues to hilarious and rather dark effects]]. It ''starts'' with Aries Mu [[spoiler:stealing all Legendary Weapons and teleporting himself home, leaving Melromarc exposed to the Waves of Destruction and the wrath of their neighbours]], and ends with [[TheUnfettered Aphrodite]] proving once again that the only reason Deathmask ''appears'' to be crueler is that he's more blatant.

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** The omake series has the Gold Saints dealing with the FalseRapeAccusation, [[HilarityEnsues to hilarious and rather dark effects]]. It ''starts'' with Aries Mu [[spoiler:stealing all Legendary Weapons and teleporting himself home, leaving Melromarc exposed to the Waves of Destruction and the wrath of their neighbours]], and ends with [[TheUnfettered Aphrodite]] proving once again that the only reason Deathmask ''appears'' to be crueler is that he's more blatant.blatant.
* In ''Fanfic/{{Juxtapose}}'', the author takes the opportunity to fill his comments section with hand puns after someone gets his hands cut off.
-->-->"Speaking of themes, how do you like the handsy theme? Am I being too heavy-handed with these puns? You have to hand it to me, I'm pretty good at dropping them! Not that it's an effort, I actually have my hands full handling all these hand puns! Somebody give me a hand in carrying them! Oh, [[spoiler:Shiggy]], you want to give me a hand? Sure, I hope you don't get your hands bloody in doing so. Blood is a pain to clean out of the floor, and not all of us have Minor Banishment like Izuku. Wait, you didn't know that Izuku has Minor Banishment? Oops, now you do, but things have gone out of hand!"


** In ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/273539/dying-to-get-there Dying to Get There]]'', Rainbow Dash believes that Twilight's DestructiveTeleportation would result in multiple copies of herself in the afterlife, something which upsets her greatly. Twilight comforts her by pointing out that her teleportation doesn't actually work like that, but even if it did, [[ComicallyMissingThePoint it wouldn't matter anyway because there is no afterlife.]] Rainbow Dash suffers an off-screen ExistentialCrisis and reappears at the end of the story wearing a helmet and kneepads to keep herself safe.

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** * In ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/273539/dying-to-get-there Dying to Get There]]'', Rainbow Dash believes that Twilight's DestructiveTeleportation would result in multiple copies of herself in the afterlife, something which upsets her greatly. Twilight comforts her by pointing out that her teleportation doesn't actually work like that, but even if it did, [[ComicallyMissingThePoint it wouldn't matter anyway because there is no afterlife.]] Rainbow Dash suffers an off-screen ExistentialCrisis and reappears at the end of the story wearing a helmet and kneepads to keep herself safe.


** The omake series has the Gold Saints dealing with the FalseRapeAccusation, to hilarious and rather dark effects: Aries Mu [[spoiler:steals all Legendary Weapons and teleports himself home, leaving Melromarc exposed to the Waves of Destruction and the wrath of their neighbours]], Aiolia calmly [[spoiler:disintegrates king Aultclay [[SacredHospitality for the breach of hospitality]] and explains Malty she's next]], Aiolos [[spoiler:shouts "[[OhNoNotAgain TO HADES WITH IT! I'M NOT GETTING FRAMED AGAIN!]]" and disintegrates the castle, somehow killing only Aultclay and Malty]], Aldebaran [[spoiler:throws the castle in the sky]], Shaka[[spoiler:, [[DudeLooksLikeALady who had been mistaken for a woman]] and thus framed for trying to sell Malty as a sex slave, shows he has a GagPenis and gives Malty and Aultclay [[FateWorseThanDeath fates worse than death]]]], Shura [[spoiler:pulls out the torture handbook Deathmask and Aphrodite gave him as a graduation present (as he's not creative enough to deal with breachs of hospitality) and uses their suggestion on Malty]], Saga [[spoiler:pre-emptively brainwashed Aultclay before he was even framed]], Douko [[spoiler:does something to make the Cancer Saint of his generation proud]], Camus [[spoiler:has an alibi in the dozens of ''prostitutes'' he made happy all night (also keeping one of the other heroes and his party awake all night) before murdering Malty]], and Milo and Aphrodite make all the others look like amateurs.

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** The omake series has the Gold Saints dealing with the FalseRapeAccusation, [[HilarityEnsues to hilarious and rather dark effects: effects]]. It ''starts'' with Aries Mu [[spoiler:steals [[spoiler:stealing all Legendary Weapons and teleports teleporting himself home, leaving Melromarc exposed to the Waves of Destruction and the wrath of their neighbours]], Aiolia calmly [[spoiler:disintegrates king Aultclay [[SacredHospitality for and ends with [[TheUnfettered Aphrodite]] proving once again that the breach of hospitality]] and explains Malty she's next]], Aiolos [[spoiler:shouts "[[OhNoNotAgain TO HADES WITH IT! I'M NOT GETTING FRAMED AGAIN!]]" and disintegrates the castle, somehow killing only Aultclay and Malty]], Aldebaran [[spoiler:throws the castle in the sky]], Shaka[[spoiler:, [[DudeLooksLikeALady who had been mistaken for a woman]] and thus framed for trying to sell Malty as a sex slave, shows he has a GagPenis and gives Malty and Aultclay [[FateWorseThanDeath fates worse than death]]]], Shura [[spoiler:pulls out the torture handbook reason Deathmask and Aphrodite gave him as a graduation present (as ''appears'' to be crueler is that he's not creative enough to deal with breachs of hospitality) and uses their suggestion on Malty]], Saga [[spoiler:pre-emptively brainwashed Aultclay before he was even framed]], Douko [[spoiler:does something to make the Cancer Saint of his generation proud]], Camus [[spoiler:has an alibi in the dozens of ''prostitutes'' he made happy all night (also keeping one of the other heroes and his party awake all night) before murdering Malty]], and Milo and Aphrodite make all the others look like amateurs.more blatant.


-->'''Rowlet:''' "Hey, since I become a ghost-type when I evolve doesn't that mean ''I'' die?"

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-->'''Rowlet:''' "Hey, since I become a ghost-type when I evolve doesn't that mean ''I'' die?"die?"
* The ''Manga/SaintSeiya''/''LightNovel/TheRisingOfTheShieldHero'' crossover ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12451409/1/The-Hero-Melromarc-Needs-and-Deserves The Hero Melromarc Needs and Deserves]]'' puts [[CardCarryingVillain Cancer]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Deathmask]] in place of the canonical Shield Hero-and he's so bad that his first reaction to be summoned is to wonder what did the locals did to deserve ''him''.
** The omake series has the Gold Saints dealing with the FalseRapeAccusation, to hilarious and rather dark effects: Aries Mu [[spoiler:steals all Legendary Weapons and teleports himself home, leaving Melromarc exposed to the Waves of Destruction and the wrath of their neighbours]], Aiolia calmly [[spoiler:disintegrates king Aultclay [[SacredHospitality for the breach of hospitality]] and explains Malty she's next]], Aiolos [[spoiler:shouts "[[OhNoNotAgain TO HADES WITH IT! I'M NOT GETTING FRAMED AGAIN!]]" and disintegrates the castle, somehow killing only Aultclay and Malty]], Aldebaran [[spoiler:throws the castle in the sky]], Shaka[[spoiler:, [[DudeLooksLikeALady who had been mistaken for a woman]] and thus framed for trying to sell Malty as a sex slave, shows he has a GagPenis and gives Malty and Aultclay [[FateWorseThanDeath fates worse than death]]]], Shura [[spoiler:pulls out the torture handbook Deathmask and Aphrodite gave him as a graduation present (as he's not creative enough to deal with breachs of hospitality) and uses their suggestion on Malty]], Saga [[spoiler:pre-emptively brainwashed Aultclay before he was even framed]], Douko [[spoiler:does something to make the Cancer Saint of his generation proud]], Camus [[spoiler:has an alibi in the dozens of ''prostitutes'' he made happy all night (also keeping one of the other heroes and his party awake all night) before murdering Malty]], and Milo and Aphrodite make all the others look like amateurs.


* FanFic/ChristianPotterChandler uses copious amounts of this and blue humor. One example is Barb giving Chris a nutshot so Bob buys ''her'' stuff.

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* FanFic/ChristianPotterChandler uses copious amounts of this and blue humor. One example is Barb giving Chris a nutshot so Bob buys ''her'' stuff.stuff.
* One of the one-shots in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12995467/1/ A Lot of Pokeballs]]'' has Ash' older Pokemon warn the Alolan newbies about the insanity they'll get into by staying around Ash... And then it quickly devolves in the veterans discussing which of Ash and theirs' deaths and near-deaths count.
-->'''Rowlet:''' "Hey, since I become a ghost-type when I evolve doesn't that mean ''I'' die?"


* Fanfic/TheMelindaChronicles: It's made clear pretty early on Melinda can have a pretty dark sense of humor and she later justifies as a coping mechanism to deal with some of the horrors of immortal life. Comes to a head in ''Getting Back to Normal'' when she attends her own fake funeral and gives her own eulogy complete with intentionally over-acted breakdown after peeking in the empty casket. She also once describes her immortality and HealingFactor as making her "this close to a cartoon character".

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* Fanfic/TheMelindaChronicles: It's made clear pretty early on Melinda can have a pretty dark sense of humor and she later justifies as a coping mechanism to deal with some of the horrors of immortal life. Comes to a head in ''Getting Back to Normal'' when she attends her own fake funeral and gives her own eulogy complete with intentionally over-acted breakdown after peeking in the empty casket. She also once describes her immortality and HealingFactor as making her "this close to a cartoon character".character".
* FanFic/ChristianPotterChandler uses copious amounts of this and blue humor. One example is Barb giving Chris a nutshot so Bob buys ''her'' stuff.


** In ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/273539/dying-to-get-there Dying to Get There]]'', Rainbow Dash believes that Twilight's DestructiveTeleportation would result in multiple copies of herself in the afterlife, something which upsets her greatly. Twilight comforts her by pointing out that her teleportation doesn't actually work like that, but even if it did, [[ComicallyMissingThePoint it wouldn't matter anyway because there is no afterlife.]] Rainbow Dash suffers an off-screen ExistentialCrisis and reappears at the end of the story wearing a helmet and kneepads to keep herself safe.

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** In ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/273539/dying-to-get-there Dying to Get There]]'', Rainbow Dash believes that Twilight's DestructiveTeleportation would result in multiple copies of herself in the afterlife, something which upsets her greatly. Twilight comforts her by pointing out that her teleportation doesn't actually work like that, but even if it did, [[ComicallyMissingThePoint it wouldn't matter anyway because there is no afterlife.]] Rainbow Dash suffers an off-screen ExistentialCrisis and reappears at the end of the story wearing a helmet and kneepads to keep herself safe.safe.
* Fanfic/TheMelindaChronicles: It's made clear pretty early on Melinda can have a pretty dark sense of humor and she later justifies as a coping mechanism to deal with some of the horrors of immortal life. Comes to a head in ''Getting Back to Normal'' when she attends her own fake funeral and gives her own eulogy complete with intentionally over-acted breakdown after peeking in the empty casket. She also once describes her immortality and HealingFactor as making her "this close to a cartoon character".


* ''Fanfic/PurpleDays'' sets King Joffrey (of GOT/ASOIAF infamy) through a time-loop. At first mostly for the comedy of his dying over and over and over again, sometimes in really over-the-top ways, because of his cruelty and stupidity. Eventually he gets a clue and starts the long road towards real character growth.

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* ''Fanfic/PurpleDays'' sets King Joffrey (of GOT/ASOIAF infamy) through a time-loop. At first mostly for the comedy of his dying over and over and over again, sometimes in really over-the-top ways, because of his cruelty and stupidity. Eventually he gets a clue and starts the long road towards real character growth.growth.
** In ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/273539/dying-to-get-there Dying to Get There]]'', Rainbow Dash believes that Twilight's DestructiveTeleportation would result in multiple copies of herself in the afterlife, something which upsets her greatly. Twilight comforts her by pointing out that her teleportation doesn't actually work like that, but even if it did, [[ComicallyMissingThePoint it wouldn't matter anyway because there is no afterlife.]] Rainbow Dash suffers an off-screen ExistentialCrisis and reappears at the end of the story wearing a helmet and kneepads to keep herself safe.


* "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6123743/1/In_the_event_of_Alien_impregnation In the Event of Alien Impregnation]]" seeks to shed a humorous light on the horrific experience of [[FetusTerrible parasitic pregnancy]] displayed in the ''Alien'' films. [[LoveItorHateIt Depending on who you are]], its either [[FridgeBrilliance strangely hilarious and clever]] or twisted and full of horrific implications.

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* "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6123743/1/In_the_event_of_Alien_impregnation In the Event of Alien Impregnation]]" seeks to shed a humorous light on the horrific experience of [[FetusTerrible parasitic pregnancy]] displayed in the ''Alien'' films. [[LoveItorHateIt Depending on who you are]], are, its either [[FridgeBrilliance strangely hilarious and clever]] or twisted and full of horrific implications.


* ''WebVideo/MyLittlePonyTotallyLegitRecap'' has made jokes out of suck lovely subjects as alcoholism, drug abuse, (implied) sexual abuse, suicide, brainwashing, and demonic possession.

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* ''WebVideo/MyLittlePonyTotallyLegitRecap'' has made jokes out of suck such lovely subjects as alcoholism, drug abuse, (implied) sexual abuse, suicide, brainwashing, and demonic possession.

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* ''WebVideo/MyLittlePonyTotallyLegitRecap'' has made jokes out of suck lovely subjects as alcoholism, drug abuse, (implied) sexual abuse, suicide, brainwashing, and demonic possession.

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* "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6123743/1/In_the_event_of_Alien_impregnation In the Event of Alien Impregnation]]" seeks to shed a humorous light on the horrific experience of [[FetusTerrible parasitic pregnancy]] displayed in the ''Alien'' films. [[LoveItorHateIt Depending on who you are]], its either [[FridgeBrilliance strangely hilarious and clever]] or twisted and full of horrific implications.
* The narration in "FanFic/AeonEntelechyEvangelion" sometimes leads to this, mostly as a result of combination of LemonyNarrator, SophisticatedAsHell and {{Understatement}}.
* The "Fanfic/DayOfTheBarneyTrilogy" is a very notable HateFic of ''Series/BarneyAndFriends'' that has Barney commit CorruptionOfAMinor on a large scale, personally maim and kill people, rape teenage girls after taking them under his wing as his Special Friends and impregnating them with mutant offspring that they die giving birth to, cause every catastrophe in world history, and it's ''still'' darkly humorous.
* The fanfic, [[Fanfic/EquestriaAHistoryRevealed Equestria: A History Revealed]], possesses some grim undertones of this, especially when discussing the horrors of war. [[LemonyNarrator The narrator doesn't seem to have much of a conscious with this however]], and her mild indifference and apathy towards some of the darker elements of Equestrian history, even poking fun at them at times, would certainly qualify for this trope.
* The ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' fanfic "Surrogate" contains a scene which, whether or not you can bring yourself to laugh, is clearly structured ''like'' a comedy. There's a literal dead baby involved, and Medic [[YouDoNotWantToKnow thinks]] he wants to know where it's gotten to. Heavy doesn't want him to know, but, unfortunately for them both, is a BadLiar.
* In ''[[FanFic/PokeWars Poké Wars: The Exigence]]'', [[TheHyena Banette's]] favorite coping mechanism. This exchange from when he [[spoiler: died and came back to life]] pretty much says it all:
--> '''Banette:''' All I remember was everything being white for as far as I could see. I don't know if I imagined it all, if it was a dream, or if I really died. What really surprised me was that there weren't any flames.
--> '''Cacturne:''' Banette.
--> '''Banette:''' Oh come on, you didn't honestly think I was gonna end up anywhere else if I died, did you?
%%* Pretty much everything by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/287003/ this guy]]. Or girl.
* The ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' fanfic "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3401052/1/A-Black-Comedy A Black Comedy]]" is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin full]] of examples, but one that stands out is this exchange that seems to intentionally run down the checklist.
-->'''''Harry:''' (My mother) died when I was one.''
-->'''''Lily:''' Oh...''
-->'''''Harry:''' (Trying to salvage the awkwardness) [[CrossesTheLineTwice My dad too]].''
-->'''''Lily:''' My firstborn son died. *ignores surprised stares* [[BlackComedy He was one as well]].''
-->''(beat)''
-->'''''Sirius:''' [[RuleOfThrees I had a goldfish once--]]''
-->'''''Harry:''' Sirius, stop.''
-->''Sirius agreed, not really wanting to dredge up [[FirstPetStory painful memories]] of Goldie.''
* In the ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' universe, [[EarthShatteringKaboom Exterminatus]] - the total elimination of life on a planet - is usually the last, most bitter resort for dealing with a conflict. In [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9311942/1/Cultist-chan-Destroyer-of-Worlds Cultist-chan, Destroyer of Worlds]], it's a punchline.
* ''Fanfic/TheLionKingAdventures'' features a lot of this. [[spoiler: Especially in the incredibly grim Series Five.]]
* The "Long live the king" line spoken during [[Disney/TheLionKing Mufasa's death]] has become an [[MemeticMutation Internet meme]]. Just search through Google Images or any image site and you'll find at least a dozen photos (usually of cats) with this line tacked onto them.
* Lampshaded in ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesGetXtreme'':
--> '''Calvin:''' Did I miss anything?
--> '''Hobbes:''' Just a weird guy telling chicken jokes and road jokes. They were about as exciting as a chicken crossing the road.
--> '''Calvin:''' Unless the chicken got hit by an oncoming car.
--> '''Hobbes:''' That would be sick.
* Used, appropriately enough, by Sirius Black in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8066097/5/Another-Perspective Another Perspective]]''. After being found innocent of the crimes he was imprisoned for, Sirius runs into Crouch (who threw him into prison without a trial) at the Quidditch World Cup.
--> '''Crouch''': You may have convinced the Boy-Who-Lived you're innocent but you'll break the law again and be back in Azkaban in a heartbeat.
--> '''Sirius''': Could you put me in my old cell? It has a wonderful view of your son's burial place.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78g0SyQjU1s "Will You Help Me Hide a Body?"]], a dark parody of [[Disney/{{Frozen}} "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?"]], then segues into NightmareFuel and ParanoiaFuel by the end when it's revealed that [[spoiler: Anna killed her parents, and she implies that Elsa's next]].
* ''FanFic/SonicXDarkChaos'' is dripping with dark comedy, as the extreme DarkerAndEdgier nature of the setting is combined with the typical cheesy humor of the ''SonicTheHedgehog'' franchise. And the rewrite goes all out. The background materials have so much scathing satire that [[NarmCharm they become more funny than scary]].
** Episode 67 is filled with so much dark humor - from its AccidentalInnuendo title to pretty much everything Beelzebub says - that its NightmareFuel-riffic premise [[spoiler: involving ColdBloodedTorture and male-on-male demon pedophilia]] becomes NightmareRetardant to some readers. The last line in particular qualifies as either [[CrossesTheLineTwice hilarious]] or horrific depending on the reader;
---> [[spoiler: '''Chris''': Why... Why does my butt hurt so much...?]]
** In the rewrite of Episode 73, Tails refuses to hand Cosmo over to Tsali. Tsali responds by throwing Tails to the floor, opening his ribcage, and ''ripping his heart and lungs from his chest with his bare hands''. Complete with a BondOneLiner;
---> '''Tsali''': I guess you didn't [[VideoGame/SonicAdventure open your heart]] enough!
* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10623866/2/ Sekirei? Is that some new species of little sister?]]'', Manga/{{Naruto}} throws an abusive Ashikabi at the MBI tower in an attempt to kill Minaka. When said Ashikabi [[LudicrousGibs explodes]] against the side of the tower instead of flying into Minaka's office, we get this exchange.
--> '''Xanna/Kyuubi''': "You missed."
--> '''Naruto''': "I haven't had too much occasion to practice my human throwing technique. I didn't plan on his flailing throwing off my aim."
--> '''Akitsu''': "Ah... [[Franchise/MortalKombat fatality]]."
* [[FanFic/TheCATverse The [=CATverse=]]] is described as a black comedy - while the antics of the Scarecrow's [[VillainProtagonist three henchgirls]] are generally PlayedForLaughs and the series as a whole leans on the comedic side, they still work for a supervillain who routinely tortures innocent people with fear toxin, and innocents are victimized throughout the stories. On the other hand, heavy subjects like bullying and child abuse are treated very seriously in the narrative when they come up, and occasionally the Scarecrow's [[KickTheDog dog-kicking]] tendencies are ''not'' played for laughs.
* In ''FanFic/MabelInButterhurst'', Sebastian cracks up while telling the story of his birth in chapter 2, which involves his father committing suicide right in front of him. The girls don't find it amusing.
* There's some pretty dark humor in ''FanFic/TheStoryToEndAllStories'', which is evident right from the opening scene in which Barney the Dinosaur is unceremoniously killed off.
* ''WebVideo/UltraFastPony'' frequently cracks jokes about racism and off-screen character deaths. Probably the blackest moment comes in "Pinkie's Day In", where Pinkie Pie accidentally kills two babies through incompetent parenting. And it gets lampshaded:
-->'''Mrs. Cake:''' Well, this series took quite a dark turn. \\
'''Pinkie:''' Yeah, even I feel kinda bad making jokes about dead babies.
* ''Fanfic/PurpleDays'' sets King Joffrey (of GOT/ASOIAF infamy) through a time-loop. At first mostly for the comedy of his dying over and over and over again, sometimes in really over-the-top ways, because of his cruelty and stupidity. Eventually he gets a clue and starts the long road towards real character growth.

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