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'''For an example of what we mean, take this description of ''GilligansIsland''''': "A classic story of {{tragedy}} and hope. Seven lost souls work together in a [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption Sisyphean]] attempt to rejoin a society that has long since forgotten them."

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'''For an example of what we mean, take this description of ''GilligansIsland''''': ''Series/GilligansIsland''''': "A classic story of {{tragedy}} and hope. Seven lost souls work together in a [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption Sisyphean]] attempt to rejoin a society that has long since forgotten them."


Contrast SugarWiki/BetterThanItSounds.

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Contrast SugarWiki/BetterThanItSounds.
SugarWiki/BetterThanItSounds. See also DarthWiki/PaintTheHeroBlack.



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The work doesn't have to be [[DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible Horrible]]. A SummerBlockbuster will do. Even genuinely good works are allowed here. Don't worry about upsetting any who like those films, ''as long as you keep in mind the "several magnitudes better" part''. So make it seem like a PulitzerPrize /AcademyAward /EmmyAward /GrammyAward winner (even [[OscarBait if that doesn't necessarily make it entertaining]]), and even the fans will get it.

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The work doesn't have to be [[DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible Horrible]]. A SummerBlockbuster will do. Even genuinely good works are allowed here. Don't worry about upsetting any who like those films, ''as long as you keep in mind the "several magnitudes better" part''. So make it seem like a PulitzerPrize /AcademyAward /EmmyAward /GrammyAward UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize /UsefulNotes/AcademyAward /UsefulNotes/EmmyAward /UsefulNotes/GrammyAward winner (even [[OscarBait if that doesn't necessarily make it entertaining]]), and even the fans will get it.


Contrast BetterThanItSounds.

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Contrast BetterThanItSounds.
SugarWiki/BetterThanItSounds.


In fact, a work being listed here does not mean it's bad at all. This is merely the EvilTwin of BetterThanItSounds. There are even some cases where both apply.

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In fact, a work being listed here does not mean it's bad at all. This is merely the EvilTwin of BetterThanItSounds.SugarWiki/BetterThanItSounds. There are even some cases where both apply.


Sometimes the best work can have a premise that [[BetterThanItSounds just sounds stupid]] if you try to explain it to someone. Sometimes [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot a bad work can have a great premise]]. That is more or less what we are doing here. The principle of this page is to take a work and try to make it seem several magnitudes better than it actually is.

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Sometimes the best work can have a premise that [[BetterThanItSounds [[SugarWiki/BetterThanItSounds just sounds stupid]] if you try to explain it to someone. Sometimes [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot a bad work can have a great premise]]. That is more or less what we are doing here. The principle of this page is to take a work and try to make it seem several magnitudes better than it actually is.


The work doesn't have to be [[SoBadItsHorrible Horrible]]. A SummerBlockbuster will do. Even genuinely good works are allowed here. Don't worry about upsetting any who like those films, ''as long as you keep in mind the "several magnitudes better" part''. So make it seem like a PulitzerPrize /AcademyAward /EmmyAward /GrammyAward winner (even [[OscarBait if that doesn't necessarily make it entertaining]]), and even the fans will get it.

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The work doesn't have to be [[SoBadItsHorrible [[DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible Horrible]]. A SummerBlockbuster will do. Even genuinely good works are allowed here. Don't worry about upsetting any who like those films, ''as long as you keep in mind the "several magnitudes better" part''. So make it seem like a PulitzerPrize /AcademyAward /EmmyAward /GrammyAward winner (even [[OscarBait if that doesn't necessarily make it entertaining]]), and even the fans will get it.


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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* [[spoiler:''Anime/CodeGeass'']]: A deep meditation on the rival merits of violent revolution from the outside versus reform from the inside of a government. Themes of parental abandonment, familial tensions, and the emotional fallout of revenge, war, and terrorism run throughout the show. Both main protagonists, childhood friends, [[spoiler:commit parricide]], and the show deftly explores their different reactions, and methods of transforming the world by their idealism. The second season delves far into the question: "how far can you trust a friend?" Full of epic mecha battles and CrowningMomentOfAwesome.
* [[spoiler:''DetroitMetalCity'']]: A young musician is faced with a difficult choice: should he continue to peruse a lucrative but unrewarding career to pay the bills, or defy the expectations of his coworkers and employer to follow his dreams?
* [[spoiler:''{{Miyuki-chan in Wonderland}}'']]: A girl may never wake up from her mad hallucinations. The series is also notable for {{subtext}} indicating repressed homosexuality.
* [[spoiler:''CromartieHighSchool'']]: After falling in with the wrong crowd, an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent attends a school where anything is possible. Along the way he attempts to unravel the mysteries surrounding the students: from the strong, silent upperclassman that bears a strange resemblance to a deceased celebrity, to a respected student who may not be human at all.
* [[spoiler:''{{Gravitation}}'']]: A teenaged boy finds love in all the wrong places and musical success along the way. Notable for its groundbreaking inversion of traditional gender roles.
* [[spoiler:''TransformersArmada'']]: A slave-race caught in the center or a war between two larger and vastly more powerful factions struggles to win their freedom and find a world where they can live in peace, free from both the horrors of war and the shadow of their sinister creator.
** [[spoiler:''TransformersEnergon'']]: Years after this epic conflict,all sides have joined together in harmony and a new energy source has been discovered. This discovery has caught the eye of another race who want it for their own sinister purposes and several enemies, once thought destroyed, have returned and once more, these two sides must do battle once more. Immerse yourself in this exciting and inventive story with complex themes of war, betrayal, and discovering where your alliances lay.
* [[spoiler:''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'']]: A story of conflict between a miner's union and the local government over their land rights. Confronts its audience with the ethical ramifications of population control, genetic engineering, and the exponential growth in technological development. Grips its audience with the juxtaposition of rationality and foolhardy appeal to emotion.
* [[spoiler:''GunslingerGirl'']]: Emotionally moving tale centered on several girls rescued from tragic circumstances and given a new lease on life by a public welfare branch of the Italian government. The relationships between the girls and their guardians are particularly profound.
* [[spoiler:''PuniPuniPoemy'']]: Devastated by the murder of her parents, a young girl must awaken and master her latent magical powers to save the world from impending destruction. Tragedy occurs as the man she loves betrays her for the enemy, and her adopted family is captured. A spinoff of [[Anime/ExcelSaga a wildly popular anime series]].
* [[spoiler:''GundamSeedDestiny'']]: A young man with [[TheBerserker anger problems]] joins a foreign military service against the birth country that betrayed him, but ends up fighting both a racist superpower and adherents of his birth country who want to protect the peace.
* [[spoiler:''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'']]: '''InAWorld''' where [[DefeatMeansFriendship combat success and failure affects interpersonal relationships]], one girl must consider the consequences of another's seeking approval from a parent who has been driven by lost love to extremes, including but not limited to [[ReplacementGoldfish artificial replacements]]. Just when she has the answers to this one, she finds herself needing to resolve the effects of misguided loyalty and [[WellIntentionedExtremist the weighing of a few people's happiness against that of entire dimensions]]. A few years later, the judgments she made on the first issues are muddied by newfound arguments and evidence.
* [[spoiler:MagicalRecordLyricalNanohaForce]]: A boy tries to protect a girl despite being forced on the run from the authorities, losing control of himself and becoming a danger to those around him. With so many competing values at stake and the revelation that he must kill in order to survive, he must decide what is most important to him and what sacrifices must be made.
* [[spoiler:''[=NieA_7=]'']]: A [[PerpetualPoverty destitute]] girl lives with an outcast, low-caste alien girl that is not accepted anywhere due to prejudice. They both live in the poorest district in Japan trying to eke out a living under the harshest of circumstances where a piece of fried fish means the difference between wealth and poverty.
* [[spoiler:''NogizakaHarukaNoHimitsu'']]: Within a rich family, lives an influential girl who holds a dark secret. Such is the power of the secret that its revelation will destroy the lives of those whom she values.
* [[spoiler:''SaintSeiya'']]: A gripping religious tale of struggles and sacrifice of boys who had known only hell throughout their whole life, raising issues about what it means to grow up, how loyalty to an ideal and and something that represents that ideal are radically different, and whether or not such notions like "good" and "evil" are even allowable in the space of a debate or should be derided as childish.
* [[spoiler:''MiraiNikki'']]: The adventures of a lucky OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent who falls in love with a girl who [[StalkerWithACrush really admires him]] and is capable of [[AxCrazy wiping out]] [[{{Yandere}} anyone who dares to bring harm to him]].
* [[spoiler:''VisualNovel/HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi'']]: Murder mystery meets divine power in a series of short stories that will [[NightmareFuel have you on the edge of your seat]].
** [[spoiler:''Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai'']]: The tale of a young girl who gets the non-videogame equivalent of {{One Up}}s. [[GroundhogDayLoop Enough to make the Konami Code jealous.]]
** [[spoiler:''Umineko no Naku Koro ni'']]: A young man and his large family get caught up in a murder mystery plot allegedly orchestrated by a devious Witch and her associates. His spirit attempts to unravel what is really going on while trying not to lose faith in his family and himself.
** [[spoiler:''Umineko no Naku Kori ni Chiru'']]: The one who is truly behind the murder mystery time-loop steps forward, hinting that she is the sadistic combined spirit of the young girl's past lives. She and her ally proceed to take over completely, requiring the young man to ally himself with the previous Witch, who has been reduced to a shell of her former self. He encounters several anthropomorphic personifications of logic, including the young leader of a group of witch-hunting paladins and a detective from heaven who grew sick of the bureaucracy and forged his own path.
* [[spoiler:''{{Narutaru}}'']]: A plucky, young girl is drawn into a dangerous struggle against the forces of evil after she finds a mysterious creature with magical powers, and learns important lessons about [[KillEmAll friendship]], [[CrapsackWorld growing up]], and [[HumansAreBastards the inherent good in mankind]].
* [[spoiler: ''VisualNovel/SchoolDays'']]: A romantic comedy that takes [[IdiotPlot unexpected twists and turns]] ending with a boy and the girl of his dreams [[MummiesAtTheDinnerTable happily embracing]] while watching the sun set on a [[MemeticMutation nice boat]].
* [[spoiler:''[[Literature/HaruhiSuzumiya Endless Eight]]'']]: Really captures the pain in ''Film/GroundhogDay''.
* [[spoiler:''Anime/FullMetalPanicFumoffu'']]: A boy raised in war-torn Afghanistan is forced to cope with the cultural dissonance of trying to adjust to normal high school life despite having NoSocialSkills.
* [[spoiler: ''WorldDestruction'']]: A chivalrous and {{honor|Before Reason}}able man and his competent female sidekick set out on a heroic mission to bring an end to a committee that is conspiring to destroy the world.
* [[spoiler:''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}'']]: An OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent and a mysterious homeless man are brought together by fate to use the best of their unique abilities to help innocent girls recover from supernatural phenomena. A heartwarming story about overcoming one's own faults with the power of friendship.
* [[spoiler:''{{NEEDLESS}}'']]: A vivid tale of oppression and poverty that takes place in a ghetto that was quarantined by society. Only the strong survive and the weak die out. Even worse, there is a MegaCorp that oppresses every piece of the people's lives. There is one group though that is willing to stand up to them, though. They [[ComedicSociopathy work together]] for the greater good of the people and to end oppression.
* [[spoiler: ''ChisSweetHome'']]: A child is separated from her mother and forced to survive in an unfamiliar world, her only true allies being alien TrueCompanions and a fugitive with a good heart.
* [[spoiler:''Manga/DeathNote'']]: See a man consumed by the supernatural powers granted to him, from power over life itself, to [[GambitRoulette plans of the most unbelievable nature]]. Even the meals he eats show his power.
* [[spoiler:''Manga/DragonBall'']]: The deep, epic bildungsroman of a child who strengthens both his mind and his body through a long travel around the world; knows the joys of life as well as the most evil and wretched sins. As he discovers his true roots, he has to confront a moral dilemma and choose between the bonds of blood and family and everything he loves.
* [[spoiler:''LightNovel/StrawberryPanic'']]: A LOT of SchoolgirlLesbians hook up.
** An emotionally distant BrokenBird suffers from the loss of her beloved and becomes distant and even cruel towards her peers until an idealistic and soft spoken new student reaches out to her to heal her wounds and make her believe in love once more. Through the power of love, they overcome tragedy, academic stress, a generally socially unacceptable age difference, and the stigma their Catholic school *might* have against lesbian students.
* [[spoiler:''Manga/ExcelSaga'']]: An enthusiastic young woman teams up with a brilliant visionary to help enlighten the ignorant masses.
* [[spoiler:''KannazukiNoMiko'']]: Two magically gifted young women come together during a spiritual war and must figure out how to love amidst all the chaos and evil in their lives.
* [[spoiler:''Animation/BeautyAndWarrior'']]: An exiled princess manipulates twin brothers into fighting each other.
* [[spoiler:''MyBalls'']]: A young man who was at the wrong time at the wrong moment, finds himself [[SealedEvilInACan with a demon trapped in his body]] by accident. He was told to never [[ADateWithRosiePalms summon the demon]] for one month if he must prevent TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. However, TheLegionsOfHell will do all in their powers to bring the demon back.
* [[spoiler:SpaceThunderKids]]: This MassiveMultiplayerCrossover [[{{Plagiarism}} between]] several works of Korean animation shows a struggle of GrayAndGreyMorality featuring [[{{Padding}} epic battles]] which explore the [[WhoIsThisGuyAgain impersonal]] nature of warfare.
* [[spoiler:''OuranHighSchoolHostClub'']]: After inadvertently catching the eye of a group of handsome and wealthy young men who show her a world she never knew existed, a middle-class girl must face issues of class warfare and gender identity as she struggles to repay them for the events of that fateful first encounter.
* [[spoiler:''Literature/HaruhiSuzumiya'']]: An OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent has his world turned upside down when he meets a fellow classmate with a dangerous power. With the help of an ever silent bibliophile, a mysterious transfer student, and a victim of constant sexual harassment, he must prevent this classmate from destroying the world as we know it.
* [[spoiler:''{{Berserk}}'']]: A young knight embarks on a long, brutal journey in a world filled with gruesome demons and KnightTemplar priests and experiences the worst kind of corruption - betrayal. Full of epic battles and awesome characters.
* [[spoiler:''Manga/KOn'']]: A young group of ambitious school girls gets a new member and practices their music skills for a grand finale, while showing the true value of TrueCompanions.
* [[spoiler:''Manga/DetectiveConan'']]: The tragic and endearing story of a brilliant young detective who has sacrificed his life and true love to make Japan a better place by putting an end to crime.
* [[spoiler:''SoraNoWoto'']]: A new recruit to the military joins a small platoon. The recruit must defend the the local town from possible threats using the limited supplies that the platoon have while reflecting on the events and wars that brought the world into its current post-apocalyptic state.
* [[spoiler: ''Manga/FairyTail'']] An orphan is searching for his lost adoptive father. On his travels he meets a boy who lost his mentor to an accident he caused, a former slave-girl, a girl who ran away from home because of her overbearing father. His best friend is an amnesiac who was sent to capture him.
* [[spoiler: ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'']]: Young girls, through a wish of any kind, can change their lives and unknowingly save the Universe. But, for that, they will need to pay a really high price by sacrificing themselves and fighting against curses of similar pasts, while avoiding themselves to fail and fall into despair.
* [[spoiler: ''HadesProjectZeorymer'']]: A [[InvincibleHero powerful]] [[DesignatedHero supervillain]] sets up an EvilPlan to reclaim his doomsday device and TakeOverTheWorld. The series pays homage to older {{toku}} science fiction and is remembered fondly for its [[GameBreaker pivotal role]] in a [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWars popular crossover]].
* [[spoiler: ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'']]: One part gripping adventure story, one part philosophical meditation on the nature of death.
* [[spoiler: ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'']]: The quest of a teenager possessed by a malevolent entity to prove himself worthy of leading his village, in a world where human life is worthless, revenge is the law and children are thought to kill from a young age. Individuals with supernatural powers are forced to make intense moral choices, as their ideals and worldviews clash in a merciless battle of epic proportions.
* [[spoiler: ''{{ICE}}'']]: In the grim DesertPunk future, humanity is on its way to extinction. It's up to a {{badass}} AmazonBrigade to uncover foul plots, punch out {{Eldritch Abomination}}s, and save the world. Also, {{yuri}}.
* [[spoiler: ''Anime/GarzeysWing'']]: From director YoshiyukiTomino comes a SwordAndSandal epic in which a legendary hero returns to rescue his people from their oppressors through creative application of technology. The English dub in particular is renowned for its [[SoBadItsGood stellar]] voice acting
* [[spoiler: AxisPowersHetalia]]: A young heir willingly embraces a totalitarian ideology and joins forces with a DrillSergeantNasty and a CovertPervert in their plans to world domination.
* [[spoiler: Manga/YuYuHakusho]]: A misunderstood boy DesperatelySeekingAPurposeInLife dies twice,tragically upsetting everyone close to him,the TokenEvilTeammate included the second time.This boy turns out to be partially demon and uses his powers to fight epic battles against the evils of the Demon World
* [[spoiler: ''PilotCandidate'']]: An alternative take on the SuperRobotGenre in which the focus is placed not on pilots, but rather on young cadets on their journey to become pilots and ground crew. While less action oriented than most shows of its type, it has [[ConspicuousCG breathtaking CG animation]], an [[SoBadItsGood amazing]] dub with Creator/MichaelMcConnohie in an [[CrossdressingVoices unexpected role]], and an [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot intriguing plot]] that is sure to leave the audience [[GeckoEnding begging for more]].
* [[spoiler: {{Claymore}}]]: A girl with [[AllTheOtherReindeer a cursed existence]] wanders the land looking for {{revenge}}, accompanied only by a [[HeartwarmingOrphan young orphan boy]] and [[{{BFS}} her sword]]. Though she overcomes [[AlwaysChaoticEvil many obstacles]] [[TheUsualAdversaries and adversaries,]] will her object of revenge be her end - [[SuperPoweredEvilSide or the darkness looming inside of her?]]
* [[spoiler: ''TrinityBlood'']]: A young woman, in her quest for vengeance against an oppressive dictator, joins unlikely forces with a [[ObfuscatingStupidity bumbling priest]] with a DarkAndTroubledPast, as well as a [[TheGunslinger gun-toting]] [[DeceptivelyHumanRobots android]] and an imperial emissary, uncovering the threads of a plot by a mysterious group [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt to destroy earth]]. Again.
* [[spoiler: ''VisualNovel/OokamiKakushi'']]: In the style of [[BetterByADifferentName another well-known psychological thriller,]] a boy and his family arrive to a mysterious rural city where he must struggle for his own survival and uncover the dark secrets of his classmates. Along the way, he is caught up in a revenge tragedy that ultimately leads to a thrilling climax. The last episode is [[BizarroEpisode an exploration of surrealism.]]
* [[spoiler: ''LightNovel/NyarkoSan'']]: a reinterpretation of the Cthulhu Mythos for the twenty-first century that plays with the Mythos's iconic status in modern geek culture in surprising ways. It avoids the xenophobia of Lovecraft's original work - in fact, the human protagonist is a young Japanese man - and includes several strong female characters, human and otherwise. It's also notable for its examination of interpersonal and interspecies relationships and alien psychology.
* [[spoiler: ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'']] Two angels are sent to Earth to stop malevolent forces born from negative thoughts and emotions from destroying humanity with assistance from a priest, their NonHumanSidekick, and a boy who falls in love with one of them. At the same time, they must resist temptation from Earthly desires and battle their devilish rivals who want to open the gates of Hell.
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[[folder:Comics]]
* [[spoiler:''ComicBook/AllStarBatmanAndRobinTheBoyWonder'']]: An in-depth exploration of the mind of the popular character {{Batman}}, the traumatic death of the parents of his Teenage partner (who is 12 years old) and their quest for justice... Brought to you by the award-winning writer of ''SinCity'' and ''TheDarkKnightReturns'' and the critically acclaimed artist Jim Lee.
* [[spoiler:ComicBook/ChickTracts]] A Christian series of short comics addressing many important issues, such as drugs, alcohol, abuse, homosexuality, and suicide.
* [[spoiler:''Comicbook/{{Doom}}'' comic]]: With DemonicInvaders approaching, a lone soldier must embark on a suicidal mission: to locate a legendary weapon of unspoken power that will decide the ultimate fate of humanity.
* [[spoiler:''OneMoreDay'']]: The most unbelievable sacrifice a superhero has ever made.
* [[spoiler:''TheCloneSaga'']]: A superhero suffers from an identity crisis when he finds out that the life he's been living may have not actually been his own.
* [[spoiler:''{{Transformers}}: The Beast Within'']]: The Commander of a robotic commando force must unleash a dark power hidden within him in order to save his comrades.
* [[spoiler:''SupermanAtEarthsEnd'']]: The greatest superhero must survive in the shattered remains of Earth in the future, and must make the ultimate decision if he wants to retrieve his fallen comrade from a resurrected evil. He also says what may be the greatest most memorable line in all of comic book history-[[spoiler:[[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall "I AM A MAN! * Punch!* "]]]] Also, he fights twin clones of Hitler.
* [[spoiler: CountdownToFinalCrisis]]: Heroes from the DC universe must band together to go on a dimension hopping journey to save the world from a "Great Disaster". Spawning a multi plot structure, over countless other series, featuring different heroes and villains alike going through changes you never would have expected.
* [[spoiler: AmazonsAttack]] Epic story about what [[MamaBear mother can do to save her daughter]] with epic action, surprising plot twists and last page, that will show something almost as unexpectable as TheSpanishInquisition itself!
* [[spoiler: {{Ultimatum}}]] Action-filled adventure where the greatest heroes of the world has to join forces to save the world from one of the most powerful people in the planet, who want's to punish humanity for our sins.
* [[spoiler: Avengers Disassembled]] A [[ScarletWitch powerful being]] grieves for the loss of her children as her teammates battle a mysterious foe.
** [[spoiler: HouseOfM]] The same being uses her powers give everyone she knows what their heart's desire.
** [[spoiler: Decimation]]: The same being takes away dangerous superpowers away from 90% of the world's mutants.
** [[spoiler: ''Comicbook/CivilWar'']]: [[CaptainAmerica Legendary]] [[IronMan heroes]] unflinchingly look at the debate between Liberty vs Security in the modern world.
* [[spoiler: Power Pachyderms]]: Children of the atom, born with unique abilities, they are united by a common goal -- to protect the world that hates and fears them.
* [[spoiler: ''ComicBook/TheUnfunnies'']]: A delightful romp into the colorful, cartoony FunnyAnimal world of an artist who's in a bit of a pickle.
* [[spoiler: ''ComicBook/{{Warrior}}'']]: A WarriorPoet conquers his inner demons while staying true to his beliefs. The holiday edition will [[BrainBleach forever change]] the way you look at Christmas.
* [[spoiler: ComicBook/{{X-men}} 'The Draco']]: The truth is revealed about the background of one of Marvel's most popular mutants, with implications for the entire Marvel Universe - and the world as we know it!
* [[spoiler: ComicBook/{{300}}]]: A recounting of the Battle of Thermopylae explores Western views on the Middle East. Lots of HoYay for the YaoiFangirl in everyone.
* [[spoiler: [[CryForJustice Cry for Justice]]]]: A superhero, disillusioned with his team's ideals, decides to take a new direction, one he argues will be for the greater good, inviting other heroes to follow his path. And one of the team's deadliest villains prepares a plan that will spell tragedy.
* [[spoiler: Rise of Arsenal]]: A hero, forsaken with tragedy, must go on a journey that will unveil what he has become, as he sinks deeper and deeper into despair.
* [[spoiler: OneMomentInTime]]: The sequel to one of the most talked about stories in comic history, examining one of the most iconic and beloved relationships in the MarvelUniverse.
* [[spoiler: BombQueen]]: A haven for those who live outside society's laws is established by a beautiful but eccentric woman, whose rule comes under scrutiny and must be defended from civilization at large.
* [[spoiler: ''Magazine/{{Cracked}}'']]: A once-popular humor magazine [[FollowTheLeader hot of the heels of]] [[Magazine/{{MAD}} another popular humor magazine]] which presented humorous and clever TV and movie parodies along with other articles guaranteed to make readers laugh.
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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* [[spoiler:''[[Creator/DavidGonterman Sailor Moon: American Kitsune]]'']]: East meets West in this tale when two heroes with radically different upbringings collide. A mysterious young Japanese girl finds herself in the care of a St. Louis man, discovering a love for each other that knows no boundaries. Working through the hardships of culture shock, they discover a sinister plan that threatens to tear apart our heroes and plunge the world into tyranny. Adapted from a classic Japanese series with some American sensibilities mixed in.
* [[spoiler:''Hellstorm Evangelion'']]: A startling re-interpretation of an animated classic that realizes the original's theological implications to their fullest potential. Its apocalyptic fervor and passages on the nature of sexuality will leave you shaken.
* [[spoiler:''MyImmortal'']]: A passionate, darker re-imagining of a series of classic children's books, this tale centers around an emotionally troubled young woman who tries to fight the forces of evil, while dealing with a [[SoBeautifulItsACurse heartbreaking curse]] that threatens to tear her apart from her one true love. The most well-known and acclaimed work of its kind, it has been adapted into a novel and a motion picture.
* [[spoiler:''[[Fanfic/DoomRepercussionsOfEvil Doom - Repercussions of Evil]]'']]: In his fourteenth year of military service, a man trained from birth to hate and fear his enemy has a shocking epiphany.
* [[spoiler:''Stand of the Exiles'']]: The [[{{Padding}} long]] and [[PurpleProse eloquent]] tale of a [[TsundereSue headstrong]] if [[DistressedDamsel sheltered]] [[WhiteMagicianGirl priestess]] and a [[LawfulStupid gallant]] [[PurityStu knight]], who [[DeusAngstMachina take on two worlds]] and emerge undaunted if [[SympatheticSue somewhat the worse for wear]]. Based on a [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft best-selling MMO]], it is written with [[StealthInsult a skill that arguably surpasses]] that of certain [[FanDumb popular]] [[InheritanceCycle professional]] [[Literature/{{Twilight}} authors]].
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/HalfLifeFullLifeConsequences'']]:A man must test his character and save his brother in his hour of need, overcoming many obstacles on his way. Innovative in its use of language. Adapted into a rather successful film that captures the spirit of the story.
* [[spoiler:''Half Life: Hero Beggining'']]: The earth has been subjugated by a hateful alien race. One man takes it upon himself to lead a massive rebellion against them after witnessing the death of his mother at their hands. Although he faces adversity that would decimate the mightiest armies of the past, he encourages the people to struggle against them for their freedom. Like the above work, it is noted for its unique storytelling and well-received film adaptation.
* [[spoiler:''Half Life: Full Life Consequences - Free Man'']]: In a world torn apart by war, two brothers separated for many years find each other across enemy lines. [[CainAndAbel Although they originally grew up loving each other, they are now forced to do battle with one another.]] One brother blames the other for the hell he's been through during their time apart and wants nothing more than his death. Family ties are challenged, the strength of the human spirit tested, and ultimate fate of the planet decided in this highly anticipated conclusion of one of the most popular epics ever written (so much so that two studios were in a dispute over the filming rights!).
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/MyInnerLife'']]: In this [[{{Padding}} epic]] [[SelfInsertFic work]] based off of a [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda popular console-game franchise]], a [[AuthorAvatar traveling]] [[BlackHoleSue merchant]] finds [[RelationshipSue love]] with the hero of the realm. Its creative re-interpretations of [[CharacterDerailment characters]] and scenarios -- along with the [[{{Narm}} enthusiasm]] with which the [[SmallNameBigEgo author]] handled [[IkeaErotica sex scenes]] and [[{{Squick}} unique]] [[NauseaFuel customs]] -- have become [[SoBadItsHorrible nearly legendary]].
** A truly heartbreaking examination of fan culture. As a social reject falls in love with a fictional character, she retreats into dreams of life with said character while becoming increasingly angry at the outside world.
* [[spoiler:''Metal Gear Solid: Fight of Metal Gears'']]: A fanfic written by a prolific and popular author known for his creative twists of language, this story follows the son of a dead hero and his desperate attempt to live up to his legacy, with the help of his father's old friends. His encounter with his father's most notorious foe ends in a cliffhanger. Has been adapted into sequential art.
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/LegolasByLaura'']]: A classic heartwarming story about a beloved fantasy character and how far he will go to save his adopted sister from ultimate evil. Known for its creative use of language and unique twists on the language of Tolkien, it has been adapted into many media, including a book on tape and many pieces of sequential art.
* [[spoiler:''One Night with the Evenstar'']]: A future queen comforts a brave soul about to go on a dangerous mission.
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/MarissaPicard'']]: YouMeddlingKids [[BlackHoleSue gain glory]].
* [[spoiler:''DIGIMON SAVEZ THE WROLD!!1111'']]: The story of an intelligent, but not quite human creature, and its personal quest to stop a madman planning on isolating all of humanity.
** [[spoiler:''DIGIMON 2: RETURN OF DIGIMON'']]: The humanoid creature has a fateful encounter with a creation of the man who had broken his life several years prior. Know for its tear jerking love story.
** [[spoiler:''DIGIMON 3: PREDATOR VS DIGIMON'']]: The humanoid creature finds himself intertwined in the greater destiny and fate of [[Franchise/{{Predator}} a proud warrior alien creature]] stranded on Earth.
* [[spoiler:''Dinobot's Old Technology'']]: A passionate retelling of a well-received story, an android with shape-changing ability makes one last brave stand against the comrades it had betrayed. Famous for its thought-provoking use of language.
* [[spoiler:''FanFic/ARomanticallyRelevantSituation'']]: An Olympic athlete [[{{Squick}} really]] cares about her horses.
* [[spoiler:''Anakin Skywalker and the Jedi's Gem'']]: Characters you know well act out [[Literature/HarryPotter a modern classic]].
* [[spoiler: ''{{Sonichu}}'']]: Highly metafictional, MassiveMultiplayerCrossover examining the author's relationship with his own characters, and just how easily RealitySubtext can displace the intended purpose. A warning to all artists against dragging too much of oneself into one's work.
* [[spoiler:''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5055715/1/Total_Drama_Torture Total Drama Torture]]'']]: A [[DarkerAndEdgier vio]][[DarkFic lent]] series staring the entire original cast of the show it's based off of, and goes to such daring lengths with [[DudeNotFunny edgy content]], along with even giving the [[MartyStu main hero]] a harem of girlfriends to choose from.
* [[spoiler:''BATMAN: NEMESIS FIGHT'']]: One of the world's greatest heroes begins to become what he hates the most after suffering the tragic loss of his best friend and being betrayed by his true love.
* [[spoiler:''Halo: Halos In Space'']]: A seemingly ordinary soldier faces an assault by an extraterrestial specie and must use all of his skills and wits to survive. Takes creative liberties toward its source material.
** [[spoiler:''Halo: Halos In Space 2: Aliens Attack'']]: The soldier desperately tries to turn the tide of the war, but in doing so, he faces a powerful object of alien warfare and the wrath of the local enemy commander.
* [[spoiler:''FanFic/AvatarsIIWhenQwaritchTakesRevenge'']]: This sequel to the smash-hit blockbuster film brings one of the [[DracoInLeatherPants most]] [[RootingForTheEmpire popular]] [[ColonelBadass characters]] back from the dead for a riveting, action-packed and erotic tale with themes of revenge, redemption, love and letting past grudges go.
* [[spoiler: ''Fanfic/EigaSentaiScanranger'']]: Writer Vincent Jones speaks from the soul in his loving tribute to SuperSentai. Five fun-loving college students find out graduating will mean a lot more than tuition and term papers when their film professor turns out to be the leader of a secret defense group. Backed by decades of tradition, the students defend the world using miraculous powers and incredible battle machines. But will even that be enough to save Earth's resources from MAYHEM, the scourge of the galaxy?
* [[spoiler:''FanFic/HowIBecameYours'']]: StarCrossedLovers reunite after the man's marriage ends in failure and the woman has lost her child. Meanwhile, two teenagers finally gather the courage to admit their feelings while a former villainess is granted a new lease on life and falls in love with the man who saved her from certain death. Unfortunately, the first man's wife isn't too happy about this sudden turn of events and decides to confront her husband's "other woman". Oh, and there's lots of CostumePorn and SceneryPorn to go with it.
** [[spoiler:''FanFic/HowIBecameYoursRiseOfTheAgniArmy'']]: A continuation of the above tale, in which the StarCrossedLovers have passed on. Their offspring struggle to live in a world so unlike their own and must cope with the japes and taunts thrown at them for being "half-breeds". Fortunately, they have a very supportive cousin to look out for them. Meanwhile, the third couple's offspring are at constant odds with each other, made worse by the fact that their father is deathly ill.
* [[spoiler:''[[FanFic/DeltaInvasion Neon Genesis Evangelion II: Delta Invasion]]'']]: A [[MartyStu multi-talented hero]] and his [[InformedAttribute special]] sidekick join forces with the veterans of a [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion past war]] to stave off the invasion of [[MonsterOfTheWeek creatures]] [[YouFailBiologyForever beyond imagination]].
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/BartTheGeneral'']]: The story of the impact one woman's affair has on her family, her daughter's unexpected death, her son's coming of age and her husband's struggle with his despair.
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/SoullessShell'']]: A boy, having lost his parents, becomes leader of a coalition of evil races, but tries to lead them to live in peace while dealing with the less moral members of his society.
* [[spoiler:''[[http://ppc.wikia.com/wiki/Little_Miss_Mary Little Miss Mary]]'']]: an epic May/September romance reminiscent of the works of Nabokov and JT Leroy. Also notable for its exploration of gender identity.
* [[spoiler:''WilliamCountry'']]: A [[MindScrew creatively executed]] tale of romance between [[ScrewYourself two gay teenagers]] and the challenges they must overcome.
* [[spoiler:Fuck The Jesus Beam]]: When their hero and savior is gone, people must resort to desperate means to stave off their foes, and then must work to undo the damage their mistake caused. A story about [[EnemyMine enemies coming together to face shared threats]], the consequences of the misuse of power and the lengths to which people will go to defeat their enemies.
* [[spoiler:A Very Special Arthur]]: One boy becomes an entirely different person to his friends and loved ones after becoming mentally retarded, and this deals with their struggles to come to terms with this.
* [[spoiler:The Coming of Munihausen]]: Three gaijin are involved romantically with the characters of ''Manga/SailorMoon''. Love conquers all, even death.
* [[spoiler: [[Fanfic/QuarterLifeHalfwayToDestruction Quarter Life: Half-Way To Destruction]]]]: In this classic two-fisted tale of science fiction, a mysterious figure stages a laboratory accident so he can steal the tools he needs to hold Dallas, Texas hostage. With the authorities too scared to make a move, it's up to [[HalfLife Gordon Freeman]] to bring this villain to justice!
* [[spoiler: Fanfic/RevengeRoad]]: A young woman is driven to the brink of despair by many unfortunate events in her life, including the one she loves rejecting her, ultimately leading to tragedy.
* [[spoiler: {{Cupcakes}}]]: A [[NightmareFuel harrowing]], [[CanonDefilement transgressive]] story that provides a chilling look into the disturbed mind of a cannibalistic murderess who masquerades as a cheerful baker. A [[DarkFic shocking reimagination]] of [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic the most talked-about new show of 2010.]]
* [[spoiler: Fanfic/{{Deserving}}]]: an unflinching exploration of non-traditional [[RapeIsLove relationship dynamics]] and [[MisterSeahorse families]] and the [[CharacterDerailment psychological cost]] of revenge. Famous for its many [[{{Narm}} quotable lines]].
* [[spoiler:[[FanFic/{{ITSMYLIFE}} ITS MY LIFE!]]]]: A [[SympatheticSue tragic]] yet [[GodModeSue capable]] [[SelfInsertFic heroine]] must [[PlotHole travel]] [[MindScrew through]] [[TimeyWimeyBall time]], [[BatmanCanBreatheInSpace space]], and [[FireAndBrimstoneHell the depths of the underworld]] to [[DeusExMachina save]] her [[OurZombiesAreDifferent fam]][[AIIsACrapshoot ily]] and [[InexplicablyAwesome understand herself]]. In the tradition of its [[FanFic/MyImmortal influential]] [[FanFic/LightAndDarkTheAdventuresOfDarkYagami predecessors]], this fanfic [[OutOfCharacter explores characterization]] [[CanonDefilement in innovative ways]] and [[RougeAnglesOfSatin puts a new spin]] [[DidNotDoTheBloodyResearch on lingustic conventions]].
** [[spoiler:TEEN FORTRESS 2]], from the same author that brought you the previously listed work, is an exploration of nine friends who are tired of fighting and instead want to take a break at [[HighSchoolAU the high school]], but instead face the problems of high school instead of war: drugs and alcohol, love, sex and pregnancy, exam stress, etc. It stars a main character who was brought to the events from escaping the consequences of unintentional murder, a nerd obsessed with getting high grades and other archetypal high school characters.
** [[spoiler:Fanfic/InvaderZimBornAgainChristian]]: In a separate continuty from the above, a former villain finds the inner peace to fight an old rival who has gone off the deep end. The story manages to dwell on the love and tolerance of Christianity without forcing any fundamentalist agenda on the reader.
** [[spoiler:THE MARRISSA GAMES]]: The protagonist of the first installment is forced into a sadistic game and must win the right to see her husband and daughter again. Along the way, she makes new friends, encounters old enemies, and is aided by mysterious allies, while her husband discovers long-buried secrets about his own dark past.
* [[spoiler: ''Fanfic/BellaSwanPregnantAndFurious'']]: the protagonist of a popular series of romance novels takes several levels in badass.
* [[spoiler: ''Fanfic/TheLastWar'']]: a story that gives one of the fandom's most popular non-canonical couples their happily ever after, while also exploring serious issues like domestic violence and the psychic strain of an unhappy marriage, and engaging in some innovative world-building regarding gender roles in the wizarding world.
* [[spoiler: FanFic/SherlockHomesVsJackTheRipper]]: RuleOfCool is in full force as the Great Detective takes several levels in badass and battles the most notorious serial killer of late Victorian Britain. Features action, [[{{Narm}} humor]], and an abundance of crossover cameos!
* [[spoiler: ''Fanfic/MyLittleUnicorn'']]: a reinterpretation of a popular cartoon that replaces the source material's emphasis on [[ThePowerOfFriendship interpersonal relationships]] with an [[ThePowerOfBelief alternative metaphysics]].
* [[spoiler: ''Fanfic/BecomingFemale'']]: A young man is [[GenderBender turned into a girl]] and realizes the sexism inherent in his community. After he adjusts to his new role in society, he and his classmates must fight for equality. The author makes a point of [[TakeThat using reviewers' feedback to guide her writing]].
* [[spoiler:''Homestuck High'']]: A teenager caught up in several serious romance issues is tasked to defend his love interest from an impending demonic force, using the power of Hell itself to let his body and mind transform itself into that of a demon slayer.
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[[folder:Films]]
* [[spoiler: ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen'']]: A member of the German nobility and the daughter on an actor set our on series of adventures in which they battle evil, converse with gods and assemble a team of elderly superheroes. On arrival home they defeat an invading army and a bureaucrat with a lisp.
* [[spoiler:''AfterLastSeason'']]: An inventive and groundbreaking film that dared to avert or subvert nearly every filmmaking trope in the book (as well as some that are so universal as to have been left out of the book). Though it starts out as a simple SliceOfLife story following a group of graduate students, the plot becomes progressively darker and {{Mind Screw}}ier as its protagonists discover a terrible secret while participating in a psychological experiment.
* [[spoiler:''Against the Dark'']]: Action film legend StevenSeagal stars as a plague survivor, teaming with other plague suriviors, fighting the victims of the plague who've turned into blood-lusting monsters.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'']]: A danger from the heavens is thwarted in a glorious triumph of the working class.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/{{Avatar}}'']]: A [[SceneryPorn beautiful]] story of an explorer finding love and purpose among the indigenous peoples of a new world. Certain to [[GreenAesop stimulate viewers' minds]] and evoke [[Disney/{{Pocahontas}} past]] [[{{Ferngully}} tales]].
* ''[[spoiler:Film/AxEm]]'': Terror lurks around every corner when a group of inner-city classmates journey to a friend's cabin for the weekend, and wind up facing off against a psychotic man who seeks vengeance for the deaths of a former friend whose family was killed years earlier. You'll be glued to the seat in suspense as this thriller builds to its dramatic and unforgettable conclusion!
* [[spoiler: ''BarbWire'']]: In a country devastated by war, a Fascist government searches for a scientist and spouse working for LaResistance, who take refuge in a bar under management by the spouse's ex-lover (the hero of the story) and a corrupted cop. [[{{Casablanca}} You're thinking of something else, I know]].
* [[spoiler:''Film/BatmanAndRobin'']]: An innovative retooling of a [[{{Camp}} classic]] [[TheSixties 1960s]] television series. [[PungeonMaster Arnold Schwartzenegger]] plays counter to type as [[AnIcePerson A nIce fellow]]. Brought to you by the director of ''Falling Down'', ''St. Elmo's Fire'', ''Flatliners'', and ''The Lost Boys'' comes [[KillItWithFire one of the most unbelieveable movies]] of all time.
* [[spoiler:''Film/BattlefieldEarth'']]: Giants invade earth for our resources, and the last of mankind has to make one final stand.
* [[spoiler:''Film/TheBurning'']]: Camp caretaker suffers a horrible accident and years later tries to fit back in the society.
* [[spoiler:''CannibalHolocaust'']]: A [[NauseaFuel powerful, really intense]] tale of survival, that also contains a subtle, refined criticism of the media and [[HumansAreBastards Human Nature]].
* [[spoiler:''{{Cars 2}}'']]: From [[{{Pixar}} the same people]] who brought you the ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' films, ''WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}}'', ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' and many other gems, comes a sequel to one of their most popular films. Its plot is similar to ''NorthByNorthwest''.
* [[spoiler: TheCatInTheHat]]: A classic story is brought to life in which two children are met by a jovial character who shows them how to have fun.
* [[spoiler: Film/{{Catwoman}}]]: Comic book adaptation features arguably DC Comics' most prominent female character aside from Wonder Woman. Stars Best Actress Oscar winner Halle Berry and that woman from ''BasicInstinct''. This film became famous for its courage to think outside the box and not be confined by comic book continuity!
* [[spoiler:''ChristmasWithTheKranks'']]: A married couple learns the hard way that Christmas is SeriousBusiness.
* [[spoiler:''Clones Of Bruce Lee]]'': A spy agency creates three clones of one of the greatest martial artists in history after the latter's death. TheyFightCrime.
* [[spoiler:''{{Clonus}}'', a.k.a. ''PartsTheClonusHorror'']]: A man raised in a seemingly utopian society discovers the horrifying secret behind it, and takes it upon himself to discover who - or ''what''- he really is. Possibly inspired [[TheIsland a later film]] by a [[Creator/MichaelBay multimillion-dollar-earning director]].
* [[spoiler:''Club Paradise'']]: In this wacky comedy, RobinWilliams is a man who opens his own private resort and, though the use of VeryFalseAdvertising, attracts many strange vacationers (played by alumni of ''SaturdayNightLive'' and ''{{SCTV}}''). Also starring Peter O'Toole. From the director of ''National Lampoon's Vacation'',''{{Caddyshack}}'' and ''Film/GroundhogDay''.
* [[spoiler: ''The Devil of Blue Mountain'']]: A [[SoBadItsHorrible truly frightening]] tale of two girls' escape from the clutches of a masked serial killer, also forcing them to confront [[TooDumbToLive their own character flaws]]. The [[BlatantLies Most Triumphant Example]] of [[LeaveTheCameraRunning Nothing Is Scarier]].
* [[spoiler: ''Dorf on Golf'']]: A veteran of TV and movie comedy takes on a popular international sport in this [[ViewersAreMorons crowd-pleasing]] satire.
* [[spoiler: ''DragonballEvolution'']]: Based on one of the most famous anime series of all time, this movie [[CharacterDerailment offers a new and interesting take on both the main character]] [[InNameOnly and the franchise as a whole.]] Contains an [[LargeHam outstanding performance]] by Chow Yun-Fat.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/DungeonsAndDragons'']]: The classic [[DungeonsAndDragons roleplaying game]] comes to life with Jeremy Irons as an [[HamAndCheese unforgettable villain.]]
* [[spoiler:''EdisonForce'']]: MorganFreeman and Kevin Spacey star in this tale of a [[JustinTimberlake brash young journalist]] who takes down a corrupt division of the city's police force, with the help of a bad cop gone good.
* [[spoiler:''Film/EnemyMine]]'': Two stranded soldiers, from opposite sides of a fierce conflict, must put aside their differences to survive a deadly wilderness. Features Academy Award winner Louis Gossett, Jr.
* [[spoiler:''[[SeltzerAndFriedberg Epic Movie]]'']]: In this groundbreaking deconstruction of the comedy, characters from [[MassiveMultiplayerCrossover all across the spectrum of cinema]] achieve self-awareness and begin to question their very existence. A profoundly experimental film that will change the way you look at movies.
* [[spoiler:''TheFinalSacrifice'']]: On the ruins of a once-great kingdom, a young boy must avenge his father's death, and a dejected man must atone for his past. Together, with only an aging vessel to guide them, they must stop an evil mystic from violently remaking the world in his own image. A gripping tale of adventure and redemption.
* [[spoiler:''Film/FridayThe13th1980'']]: A grieving woman finds her own way to mourn the tragic death of her son.
* ''[[spoiler:From Justin To Kelly]]'': Two of America's fastest-rising music superstars star in this unforgettable musical (a story about the power of love and self-discovery) that evokes memories of ''Film/{{Grease}}'' and ''Film/{{Fame}}''.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/TheGarbagePailKidsMovie'']]: Based on a popular [[TheEighties 1980s]] franchise, this movie defies conventions and genre, is notorious for its [[UncannyValley unforgettable]] characters, and overall thought to be one of the most notable movies among the elite few who have seen it [[NauseaFuel in its entirety]].
* [[spoiler:The American ''Film/{{Godzilla}}'' film]]: [[Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff Matthew Broderick]] stars as a brilliant yet [[YouSuck poor scientist with little respect]] who is called upon the US Army to track down and study a giant lizard. The film contains some brilliant acting by that lady who played [[TheSimpsons Bart Simpson]], and that one French dude was pretty good too. [[InNameOnly Another chapter in a franchise beloved the world over]].
* [[spoiler:''Film/HaroldAndKumarEscapeFromGuantanamoBay'']]: Wrongfully imprisoned by a corrupt federal agent, two fugitives embark on a dangerous quest to clear their names. On their way, they fall prey to a powerful conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of the United States government.
* [[spoiler:''HighlanderIITheQuickening'']]: [[Film/{{Highlander}} Your favourite hero]] is back! Forced out of retirement in a dystopian future, he must battle hordes of his own kind once again and save the world from its own follies. But will he figure out the [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse mystery]] of how his old mentor has [[BackFromTheDead returned to him?]] And what will happen when he learns the truth of his origins? With jaw-dropping visual effects and heart-pounding action scenes to rival ''Film/TheMatrix'' and ''Film/BackToTheFuture'', this sci-fi fantasy epic features Award-winner SeanConnery and is sure to become a classic the whole family will enjoy for years.
* [[spoiler:''{{Hobgoblins}}'']]: A young, working class hero tries to win the affections of his lady love while battling a monster that has the power to destroy mankind with its own desires. This film's scholarly value as a cultural record of [[TheEighties the era in which it was made]] cannot be understated.
* [[spoiler:''Literature/{{Hoot}}'']]: YouMeddlingKids are determined to save the planet.
* ''[[spoiler:The Hottie And The Nottie]]'': One of Hollywood's most well-known starlets appears in a film about the power of friendship and the essence of beauty. The film is an updated reworking of Shakespeare's ''Taming Of The Shrew''.
* [[spoiler:''HudsonHawk'']]: An ex-con is hired to steal one of the greatest secrets of the Italian Renaissance.
* [[spoiler:''TheIncredibleMrLimpet'']]: A re-imagining of Kafka's ''Metamorphosis'' in which a man driven insane by the excesses of his kind relinquishes his very humanity out of a twisted sense of patriotism.
* [[spoiler:''TheHumanCentipede'']]: A curious scientist comes up with a way of efficiently feeding humans.
* [[spoiler:''IKnowWhoKilledMe'']]: A symbolism-heavy psychological thriller that challenges the audience's perception of reality. The story centers around a young woman who may or may not have multiple personalities, and her attempts at solving a crime she may or may not have been a victim of. Notable for being one of the first truly dramatic roles for its [[LindsayLohan leading lady]].
* [[spoiler:''Ishtar'']]: [[RunningGag Academy Award Winners]] Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman [[TheyFightCrime join forces]] as an [[HollywoodToneDeaf inspiring folk]] duo hilariously shuttled from their [[FishOutOfWater ho-hum lives]] and into a world of [[MistakenForSpies international intrigue!]] A [[{{Narm}} lighthearted but poignant]] tale of [[ThePowerofRock the power of song]] to bring understanding to the bitterest of enemies. Critically acclaimed, and nominated for film's [[RazzieAwards most elusive awards]].
* [[spoiler:Jack And Jill]]: Few movies have ever united critics as much as this examination of family relations and sexual politics. Also featured Academy Award winner AlPacino in the role he'll be remembered in for years to come.
* [[spoiler:JesusChristVampireHunter]]: A religious man saves members of an oppressed minority from the evil beings that prey on them.
* [[spoiler:''{{Kazaam}}'']]: A philosophical exploration of Benevolent Slavery, as seen through the eyes of a young urban boy and the gigantic, magical [[MagicalNegro African man]] who [[UnfortunateImplications caters to his every whim.]] A brilliant, special-effects laden showcase for the acting and rapping talent of famed basketball star Shaquille O'Neal!
** [[spoiler:''SongOfTheSouth'']]: Another exploration of the same, with a lovable, jolly tale-spinning [[CoolOldGuy old]] [[MagicalNegro black Southerner]] and his [[RealAfterAll real]], immortal creations. Inspired an amusement park ride!
* [[spoiler:''Film/LandOfTheLost'']]: Based on the 1970's Saturday Morning kids show of the same name, a disgraced paleontologist, his beautiful research assistant, and a tourist guide are sent down a waterfall, and end up in a world populated by dinosaurs, monkey people, and feral lizard men.
* [[spoiler:''{{Laserblast}}'']]: A film that declares itself to be better than one of the most popular science fiction films of all time, this film centers around a troubled youth, who attempts to exact justice on those who wronged him using a fantastic, powerful weapon. Unfortunately, the power proves too much for him to handle, and he is brought down by both his own hubris, and by the mysterious creatures hunting him down for the weapon. Leonard Maltin gives it two and a half stars!
* [[spoiler:''LiloAndStitch'']]: A teenage girl and her young sister, living together after the death of their parents, take in a drifter who speaks little English, and together they bond as a family. However, the revelation that the drifter is a fugitive on the run from the Government threatens to tear the happy family unit apart.
* [[spoiler:''TheLonelyLady'']]: A [[InformedAbility creative, talented]] screenwriter struggles to make her way in Hollywood, only to achieve success after associating herself with many corrupt, cruel individuals. A timeless, [[RazzieAwards award-winning]] film that sadly [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes has not receive proper treatment from its distributors]].
* [[spoiler:''Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'']]: A family destined to plumb the secrets of the [[LeaveTheCameraRunning vastness of nature]]. A sinister secretive cult desiring fresh, nubile victims. A touching tale of [[ThoseTwoGuys two lovers]] in [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment the vastness of nature]], and two cops desperate to [[ItsProbablyNothing solve the mystery]]. [[CultClassic A classic]] which will [[BrainBleach haunt your dreams]]...forever!!
* [[spoiler:''Film/TheManWhoSavesTheWorld'']]: A landmark in the international cinema, this science fiction film forged in the midst of a tumultuous crisis situation in its homeland is not only laden with introspection about the future of mankind and his responsibilities with high technologies such as space travel, nuclear weapons, and ecological planning in the light of overpopulation, but also unbelievable action sequences and stunning, ''jaw-droppingly'' idiosyncratic and unmistakably iconic special effects!
* [[spoiler:''{{Marmaduke}}'']]: An adaptation of a beloved comic book tells the story of a tall angsty teenager and how hard it is for his family to care for him.
* [[spoiler:''MerlinsShopOfMysticalWonders'']]: Inspired by the works of acclaimed author Stephen King comes this [[NightmareFuel chilling]] horror-fantasy that delves into the mind of a retired writer, played by Academy Award winner ErnestBorgnine, and the tales he creates.
* [[spoiler:''MysteryMen'']]: In a before-its-time deconstruction of the superhero genre, a handful of on-again-off-again superheroes, who are actually just deeply flawed, even insane people, with no ''real''' "superpowers" at all, attempt to investigate the death of another superhero, albeit the most jerkassy, government-sanctioned one. They uncover a plot far bigger, and a threat to the world itself. Cast members include the only girl, not quite wanting to be a mask but pressured into it by her parent, [[LegacyCharacter the previous owner of her hero identity,]] a murderous psycho who is one of the last hangers-on to the glory days, when his kind were everywhere, broken out of prison by an allied super and who memorably takes a bunch of people out with a makeshift aerosol flamethrower, and the one guy who with actual powers who should maybe put some shorts on or something if he wants to continue fighting evil today. [[Film/{{Watchmen}} Not the one you're thinking of.]]
* [[spoiler:''{{North}}'']]: A young boy, tired of his dysfunctional family, goes on a heartwarming journey around the globe to find loving adults. A celebration of cultures everywhere, bringing across their pastimes and way of living that goes beyond making them [[UnfortunateImplications stereotypes]]. Directed by the man who brought to us ''Film/ThisIsSpinalTap'', ''StandByMe'' and ''Film/ThePrincessBride''.
* [[spoiler:''Film/PlanNineFromOuterSpace'']]: They dared to violate the forbidden border between the living and the dead. They were from beyond our world. They never gave up. Only one intrepid, two-fisted hero stood between them and the conquest of the Earth! With the unforgettable screen presence of [[spoiler: Tor Johnson]] as the undead champion of evil.
* [[spoiler:''Film/PodPeople'']]: In this European science fiction [[CultClassic classic]], a young child befriends a magical creature from a race of beings perceived to be vicious. He must end up making a heartbreaking choice between keeping his new friend while risking his life, or keeping the creature out of harm's way, even if it means losing his one true friend forever.
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Psycho}}'' (the remake)]]: A young man's mother is a psychotic killer. But is that really what's going on?
* [[spoiler:''Film/PumaMan'']]: An average young man discovers that [[InTheBlood he is the descendant of a race of superbeings]], and, with the aid of a [[EnsembleDarkhorse powerful and wise Native American sidekick]], he must halt the plans of the evil to [[MindControl steal the minds of the innocent]].
* [[spoiler: ''QuestOfTheDeltaKnights'']]: The missing heir of a royal family seeks the help of LeonardoDaVinci himself to save the world.
* [[spoiler:''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'']]: Tim Curry brings salvation to millions of lost souls by deceiving them with the wonders of musical entertainment and the surprising joys of cross dressing.
* [[spoiler:''TheRoom'']]: A NiceGuy screwed over by his job hopes that the situation will be better once he marries the love of his life,who cheats on him via his own best friend on his ''birthday'', The [[{{Narm}} tragic]] betrayal makes him DrivenToSuicide.
* [[spoiler:''Santa Claus'']]: Ultimate Good battles Ultimate Evil for the souls of the innocent. Features groundbreaking and horrifying animatronics that would remain unrivaled in the darkest soul of cinematic memory until H.R. Giger's work on ''Alien''. [[spoiler: TwoWords: Laughing Reindeer.]]
* [[spoiler:''Film/SantaAndTheIceCreamBunny'']]: Stranded in a land far away from his homeland and the [[ThereAreNoAdults residents]] unable to help, [[SantaClaus a Greek Bishop]] tells [[SpecialEffectsFailure a unique version]] of [[Literature/{{Thumbelina}} a classic tale]], before finally being rescued.
* [[spoiler:''SantaClausConquersTheMartians'']]: Can a mystical figure and champion of good stand his ground against an enemy who desires his powers for their own selfish purposes?
* [[spoiler:''SgtPeppersLonelyHeartsClubBand'']]: In this [[AllStarCast star-studded]] musical, a young man given the power to [[ThePowerOfRock bring joy through his songs]] must set aside a chance at stardom to save his hometown and the woman he loves from the forces of evil. His only weapon: the timeless music of Music/TheBeatles.
* [[spoiler:''ShanghaiKnights'']]: When a nobleman of Imperial China is murdered, his son and daughter leave on a quest to find his killers and avenge his death. They are joined by an American gunfighter, bound to them in a friendship that defies the barriers of the times. Together, they uncover an international conspiracy to conquer two of the world's most powerful nations.
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/SharkTale'']]: A passionate story of deception and self acceptance that has been transposed to a piscine setting, this movie deftly embellishes classic themes with a lively sprinkling of wit.
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Showgirls}}'']]: An unflinching examination of the interpersonal struggles amongst young ingenues in the performing arts, hoping to climb to the top. Starring a beloved child star of the small screen. So innovative that it inspired the Motion Picture Association of America to reevaluate its standards.
* [[spoiler:''Sidekicks'']]: An in-depth look into down-in-health youth psyche, as he streams to fuifill his dream while having to deal with everyday life hardships.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/TheSmurfs'']]: From the director of NeverBeenKissed and BeverlyHillsChihuahua came this family movie based on a classic belgum comic where the titular heroes goes accidentally to a distant land in order return back to their home and defeat their archnemesis. Featuring such talents like NeilPatrickHarris, JaymaMays and KatyPerry.
* [[spoiler: ''SongOfTheSouth'']]: the movie the big entertainment corporations don't want you to see! Featuring classic African-American folktales and a controversial exploration of the social dynamics of the post-Civil War American South.
* [[spoiler: ''SororityBoys'']]: Three chauvinistic frat guys get in touch with theirs feminine side while trying to clear their names of a crime they did not commit.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/SpaceMutiny'']]: This science fiction epic centers around the complex politics of a small, contained civilization, as many of its inhabitants grow dissatisfied with their conditions. The only ones who can bring peace are a man of many aliases and an ageless female scientist.
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Spawn}}'']]: An assassin comes back from the dead and swears revenge on his boss, using supernatural powers bestowed upon him by ''SATAN HIMSELF'' to complete his mission.
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Species}}'']]: A powerful reversal of gender roles in which a woman is the serial killer of men.
* [[spoiler: Star Wars Episode III: Film/RevengeOfTheSith]]: an epic installment in one of cinema's most popular space operas. This is a tale of love and war, of tragedy and betrayal, of the rise of a new social order from the ashes of the old, of the temptations of power, and of Faustian bargains made in the name of love. It unflinchingly explores the end of one of the series' [[RomanticPlotTumor highest-profile love affairs]], as a [[{{Chickification}} strong woman]] and a virtuous man are both brought low by tragedy. We also finally get the highly-speculated canonical origin of the series' most iconic villain!
* [[spoiler:''The Stupids'']]: In this wacky comedy, a very unique family go out on a search for some of their most prized possessions, and must somehow save the day after uncovering a much bigger conspiracy involving those who stole said possessions. From award-winning director JohnLandis.
* [[spoiler:''Film/SuperMarioBros'']]: Academy Award Nominee Bob Hoskins teams up with the crackling wit of John Leguizamo in this tale of two brothers, downtrodden working-class schlubs, who stumble upon a magical land and rise above their meager beginnings to become heroes! Based on the children's classic beloved the world around. Featuring Academy Award Nominee Dennis Hopper!
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'']]: An exploration of male jealousy and our beliefs in our identity, as two rivals struggle to escape the clutches of an enemy who tortures them for fun, and reunite with the person who loves them. Considered widely to be one of the greatest films in [[AllCGICartoon its genre]], which it pioneered.
* [[spoiler:''Triumph of the Will'']]: [[InAWorld In a country]] torn and shattered by [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse Pestilence, War, Famine and Death]], [[AdolfHitler one man]] will [[TheCaligula forever change the way it is ruled]]. Now, a team of enemies , including those opposed to him within his own realm, stands before him in his plan to [[WorldWarTwo boldly explore new territory for his realm]]! Will he prevail? [[spoiler:[[ForegoneConclusion No.]]]]
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Troll 2}}'']]: This small town seemed like the prefect place for a relaxing vacation. However, this town has a dark secret, and a young boy must warn his family before it's too late. Don't miss the truly shocking twist: [[spoiler:there are no trolls. Not one]]!
* [[spoiler:''21'':]] Kevin Spacey and Laurence Fishburne star in a fascinating study of grey morality in which a prodigious young student takes increasingly big risks as he uses a corrupt system to exploit another.
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Waterworld}}'']]: In a world [[AfterTheEnd destroyed by pollution]], Kevin Costner's [[TheChosenOne destined hero]] searches the [[LeaveTheCameraRunning endless horizon]] for the way to Paradise.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/WeekendAtBernies'']]: A black comedy thriller that has become part of the pop cultural lexicon. Larry and Richard are two young insurance agency employees hoping to climb the corporate ladder. Luck seems to have come their way when their boss [[spoiler: Bernie]] invites them to a part at his beach house, but [[spoiler: Bernie]] has a more sinister motive. When [[spoiler: Bernie]]'s own scheme backfires and he is killed by a hitman, Larry and Richard try to extricate themselves from a life and death situation by hiding their boss' death from everyone - including his killer. Stars Jonathan Silverman, who has worked alongside cinema greats such as Ernest Borgnine and Meryl Streep.
* [[spoiler:''Ursus in the Valley of Lions'']]: Orphaned in infancy, the rightful king now seeks his throne.
* [[spoiler:''Film/VanHelsing'']]: An enigmatic hunter must travel into the heart of a beautiful foreign country, rescue its princess, and destroy an ancient evil.
* [[spoiler: ''The Wild Life'']]: A teenage boy goes to college, while his ex-girlfriend has an affair with a [[spoiler: married]] policeman who appears 20 years older than her, and his roommate tries to woo a mall clerk.
* [[spoiler: ''Xtro'']]: A man unites with his son after his disappearance three years ago.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Literature]]
* [[spoiler:''If You Give A Mouse A Cookie'']]: A deeply conservative diatribe against the social welfare system, exposing the corruptive influence of unrestrained greed and the American obsession of an instant gratification culture.
* [[spoiler:''SwordOfTruth'']]: A man discovers he was heir to an empire he never knew of, and only through finding his true self can he stop a greater one.
* [[spoiler:''TheInheritanceCycle'']]: A boy must become a man as he and his companions seek to liberate their home from a vicious dictator and his legions of nefarious monsters. Action, adventure, romance, all combine to create [[ClicheStorm an unimaginable tale]] that will [[StarWars resonate]] [[TheLordOfTheRings all]] [[DragonridersOfPern too]] [[EarthseaTrilogy strongly]].
* [[spoiler:''Literature/{{Twilight}}'']]: A [[LowestCommonDenominator wildly popular]] series with a [[AudienceSurrogate highly relatable]] protagonist for [[{{Fangirl}} many young women]]. Can a [[MarySue vibrant, clever young woman]] and a [[BishieSparkle luminous]] [[OlderThanTheyLook young man]] from different worlds find happiness together despite the [[StarCrossedLovers considerable danger]] inherent in their union?
** [[spoiler:''New Moon'']]: The [[OlderThanTheyLook young man]] and woman break up when she is accidentally injured. The woman is forced to endure months and months away from her [[StrangledByTheRedString soulmate]], seeking comfort and solace in her childhood friend. She then embarks on a journey to stop her lover from [[DrivenToSuicide killing himself]] by exposing [[BishieSparkle his secret]].
** [[spoiler:''Eclipse'']]:The woman is grief-stricken when the two men in her life [[FurAgainstFang are in conflict]].
** [[spoiler:''Breaking Dawn'']]: [[{{Anticlimax}} The battle to which the books have been leading up to]] erupts when she is given [[FetusTerrible the baby she so rightly deserves]]. All the characters are given a [[EarnYourHappyEnding happy ending]] [[BlatantLies for which they worked so hard]].
* [[spoiler:''Literature/TheLegendOfRahAndTheMuggles'']]: An epic, heartbreaking tale of two brothers and the differences between them that threaten to split them apart forever.
* [[spoiler:''CiaphasCain'']]: A reluctant, self-deprecating man and his uniquely-scented companion struggle with the costs of [[AccidentalHero accidental heroism]] in [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} a war-torn far future]], alternately aided and hindered by an army that has bought into [[ShroudedInMyth the illusionary reputation built around him]] and a mysterious, powerful woman who hangs the terrible truth over them.
* [[spoiler:''AtlasShrugged'']]: A group of clever and productive individuals stick it to authority in a [[InferredHolocaust well-thought out]] [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans yet ambitious manner]]. An [[HollywoodHomely unattractive]] but resourceful woman searches for the perfect LoveInterest while society collapses around her.
** [[spoiler:''TheFountainhead'']]: by the same author, the [[{{Doorstopper}} epic tale]] of a man who will stop at literally ''[[MadBomber nothing]]'' to preserve his integrity as an artist. Contains many [[LovingForce powerful romantic scenes]] in which the artist pursues [[SingleTargetSexuality the one woman he feels worthy of him]].
* [[spoiler:''{{Stardoc}}'']]: A VillainWithGoodPublicity uses a brilliant if [[JerkSue volatile]] surgeon's [[SympatheticSue messed-up upbringing]] and [[OppositeSexClone weird origin]] to get her declared a non-person... thus ''officially'' ruining relations between humanity and a ProudWarriorRace. Even in the far future, HumansAreBastards.
* ''[[spoiler:TheDaVinciCode]]'': A murder investigation unearths an AncientConspiracy. Very [[DanBrowned creative with history]].
* [[spoiler:DragonridersOfPern as written by Todd [=McCaffrey=]]]: New additions to a beloved series that has been in print for over 40 years which clear up some of the confusion in the older books.
* ''[[spoiler:Literature/AModestProposal]]'': An essay suggesting an innovative way to get children involved with cooking.
* [[spoiler:Everybody Poops]] A deep examination of the human race, and the tragic flaw suffered by every member of mankind.
* [[spoiler: ''A Plague of Sorcerers'']]: A tale of love, betrayal, and uniqueness set in a city ravaged by germ warfare.
* [[spoiler: Literature/LegacyOfTheForce]] A man [[FaceHeelTurn embraces his destiny]] to [[CompleteMonster change the galaxy]], but ultimately chooses not to fulfill it because of his family. Notable for its [[{{shotacon}} inversion of gender roles]] and [[StraightGay inclusion of non-stereotypical characters]].
* [[spoiler:''Lesbian Land 2250'']]: A profile of a [[{{Marysuetopia}} bizarre future society]] seen through the eyes of a recent immigrant. The story [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot explores]] such concepts as [[HandWave genetic]] [[ArtisticLicenseBiology engineering]] and [[ParentalIncest cloning]], and describes the society's [[ExcusePlot rituals, customs, structure and values]] in [[{{squick}} extensive detail]].
** Alternately: An intriguing [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot investigation]] of a society whose members are [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex devoted]] to finding [[ConvenientlyCommonKink enjoyment]] in even the most [[{{Squick}} unusual of practices]]. Particularly notable for its [[TheyJustDidntCare clever consideration]] of [[PlotHole maintaining a population in a land filled entirely with females,]] and also well-known for its [[AllGaysArePromiscuous portrayal]] of [[LipstickLesbian female homosexuality.]] This tale, packed with [[FlatCharacter skilled]] [[ThirtySuePileup characterization]] and [[BrainBleach touching,]] [[FetishRetardant sexy]] [[IKEAErotica love scenes]], is guaranteed to inspire [[NauseaFuel strong emotion]] and [[HeroicBSOD deep sadness]] in even the most coldhearted of readers.
* [[spoiler: ''Valley of the Dolls'']]: a landmark in proto-feminist literature, this best-seller explores the complicated lives of women in the entertainment industry. It addresses female friendship, the physical and psychic costs of tyrranical beauty standards, the grinding road to success, the hazards of fame and romance, and the protagonists' self-destructive coping mechanisms.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* [[spoiler:''AccordingToJim'']]: The brother of one of America's most iconic comedians and his gorgeous wife raise their kids in this family-friendly sitcom.
* [[spoiler:''Series/{{Alf}}'']]: A being from another planet finds himself living with an ordinary human family, and he must figure out proper behavior in order to fit into their household, which he desparately wishes to be a part of.
* [[spoiler: ''AmericanIdol'']]: Artists from around the nation fight to have their unique talents recognized, but a sinister tribunal headed by a cruel English judge stands in the way of their dreams of fame and fortune. In the end, it is the power of democracy that will determine their fate. Features many unforgettable performances.
* [[spoiler:''Series/BigTimeRush'']]: Four hockey players from Minnesota are brought to Los Angeles to become a boy band.
* [[spoiler:''BosomBuddies'']]: An exploration of the [[WholesomeCrossdresser extreme measures]] two men would take to find affordable housing during the recession of the early 1980's.
* [[spoiler:''Degrassi'']]: Pitted against a hostile environment of constant stabbings, shootings, and sexual assaults, teenagers turn to shallow relationships and irrational drama to numb the pain of their seemingly cursed existence.
* [[spoiler:1996 ''Series/DoctorWho'' MadeForTVMovie]]: A retooling]] of a classic British sci-fi series. Eric Roberts is unforgettable as the menacing villain.
* [[spoiler: ''Series/DudeWhatWouldHappen'']]: A trio of curious young people find answers about the world around them.
* [[spoiler:''GossipGirl'']]: Based on a series of best-selling novels, six well-to-do young adults explore their own sexualities and social lives in a manner reminiscent of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel ''The Great Gatsby'' (and some of his short stories), as they find that they cannot buy happiness, try though they might.
* [[spoiler:''HannahMontana'']]: Disney's inspiring tale about a young girl burdened with multiple personalities, guided by her loving father and aided by her reliable friends in her struggle to become a successful musician.
* [[spoiler: ''Series/HeilHoneyImHome'']]: An audacious and [[OneEpisodeWonder underappreciated]] DomCom in which an influential European statesman and his wife must learn to coexist with two of his most bitter enemies.
** You could pretty much just come out and say "A sitcom starring [[spoiler: Hitler and Eva Braun]]," and it would still be worse than it sounds!
* [[spoiler:''Series/{{Heroes}}'']]: Ordinary people struggle with new-found superpowers and become involved in elaborate conspiracies, conflicting agendas and more shifting alliances than ''Survivor''. Features guest appearances by screen veterans George Takei, Eric Roberts and Swoosie Kurtz.
* [[spoiler: ''HighlanderTheRaven'']]: She's a master cat-burglar with a thousand years experience, trying to mend her ways. He's a world-weary cop trying to uphold the highest levels of Justice. [[TheyFightCrime They fight Immortals]].
* [[spoiler: ''{{Hoarders}}'']]: People all across America show off their collections.
* [[spoiler: ''How to Marry a Millionaire'']]: Three girls vainly chase men all over New York City. One of them gets replaced, and another one becomes [[IDreamOfJeannie a genie]].
* [[spoiler:''IDreamOfJeannie'']]: A man gets annoyed when his "girlfriend" does things he'd rather not have her do and gets even more annoyed when she calls him "Master."
* [[spoiler:''Series/ICarly'']]: Three young teens from dysfunctional families harness the power of the Internet to bring the world the gift of laughter.
* [[spoiler: ''{{JONAS}}'']]: A quirky show about three famous musicians going to public school and trying to have a normal life. They have two friends who help them long the way.
* [[spoiler:''KamenRiderOOO'']]: A broken man must find the courage to overcome his fears in order to save an innocent woman's brother, who is being held captive by a monster that is attempting to attain godhood.
* [[spoiler:''Life With Lucy'']]: One of America's most [[ILoveLucy beloved and revered]] actresses returns, after more than three decades, with a series that centers around a charming widower who moves in with a quirky family and gets a job at a hardware store. Featuring all the zany comedy you loved from the past, wild and "wacky" characters and [[BlatantLies thrilling stuntwork]], it's a charming tale for the whole family!
* [[spoiler:''My Mother the Car'']]: In a harrowing tale of motherly love extending beyond the veil of death, the soul of a recently-deceased woman returns in a most unexpected way to help her son. Co-created by the creator of ''TheMaryTylerMooreShow''.
* [[spoiler:''OutOfJimmysHead'']]: The tales of a kid who survives a nasty accident. As a cost, he gets the visions of several cartoon characters to help him out. It should be noted that this show showed to the network that got it that [[NetworkDecay you don't have to always follow your path.]]
* [[spoiler:''Pink Lady And Jeff'']]: A seminal classic of its field, whose flashy exterior belies a meaningful discussion on the differences between East and Western culture.
* [[spoiler:''Franchise/PowerRangers'']]: To defend the earth from constant new threats, an ever-changing group of five warriors must call upon amazing power, including suits of armor and HumongousMecha. An adaptation of [[SuperSentai a well-known Japanese series]].
** [[spoiler:''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'']]: When the earth is threatened by the powers of a cold-hearted sorcerer, a sage must call upon five paragons of morality to form a superhuman fighting force. The army grows in size as [[SixthRanger new]] [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute members]] add to the force to combat forces that grow stronger every time. The sensation that defined TheNineties!
*** [[spoiler:''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' (2010 ReCut)]]: The sensation that defined the nineties is back, but with new visual effects!
** [[spoiler:''Series/PowerRangersTurbo'']]: When the power source that powers the previous generation is [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse deemed unsuitable]], the remaining four members of the team must call upon a more [[CoolCar modern source of power]]. Notable for showing the dark side of a wacky comedy, and introducing yet more [[CousinOliver new]] [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute members]] when the original five must pass the torch. Led into [[SurprisinglyImprovedSequel the most well-loved entry in the series]] outside of the original.
** [[spoiler:''Series/PowerRangersRPM'']]: The Earth has been taken over by a computer virus. 99% of the population has been killed, including the heroes of the past. The only hope is an ever-growing team of heroes wielding specialized armor and high tech weaponry. But should the virus even get one step ahead of the heroes, then whatever hope remained for the Earth will be lost.
** [[spoiler:''Series/PowerRangersSamurai'']]: The descendants of a group of ancient samurai must prevent the resurgence of an ancient foe. The original creator returns to [[ShotForShotRemake perfectly adapt]] [[SamuraiSentaiShinkenger the source material]].
* [[spoiler:''The Royal Family'']]: [[SanfordAndSon Fred Sanford]] suffers a heart attack. [[HollywoodHeartAttack For real]]. And [[spoiler:he dies from it]].
* [[spoiler:''[[SaturdayNightLive SNL's More Cowbell sketch]]'']]: Touching and heartfelt tribute to a recently-deceased member of a classic band that takes the form of a tale of his essential, though doubted at first, contributions to their most famous song.
* [[spoiler:''ShakeItUp'']]: Two female best friends join each other and perform on a dance show.
* [[spoiler: ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'']]: An adventurous band of misfits and rouges explore the galaxy far from home while battling [[TheEmpire two evil empires]].
* [[spoiler: ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'']]: A starship and her crew are thrown to the other side of the galaxy, cut off from everything they've ever known. The [[LawfulStupid determined captain]] is willing to do anything necessary to get them home.
* [[spoiler:''TheStarWarsHolidaySpecial'']]: An all-star cast joins your favorites in this exciting return to the Star Wars universe after the hit first movie. We get an in-depth look at the life of Chewbacca's family on his homeworld, plus a return to the famous Cantina. Features the first appearance of Boba Fett!
* [[spoiler:''Series/{{Supernatural}}'']]: A [[TearJerker deeply moving]] character study of two brothers who [[HeroicSacrifice risk everything]] to protect innocent people from [[CrapsackWorld a dark world]] full of menacing creatures who would do them harm.
* [[spoiler: ''When Things Were Rotten'']]: Mel Brooks parodies Robin Hood nearly twenty years before he thinks of ''Men in Tights''.
* [[spoiler: ''WhoWantsToBeASuperhero'']]: A group of [[TheEveryman ordinary citizens]] earn a once-in-a-lifetime chance to forge a secret identity and save lives.
* [[spoiler:''WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'']]: A family formed by wizards, in which the kids have relationships of CainAndAbel antagonism, due to the fact that one of the three siblings must win the Great Wizard Competition. [[TheChosenOne The one who wins]] will be the only child allowed to keep his wizard powers.
* [[spoiler: ''Series/WorkIt'']]: Two unemployed men try to move on up in the world by working at a job disguised as members of the opposite sex.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Music]]
* [[spoiler:The Shaggs]]: A seminal ''musique concrete'' troupe who bend traditional musical structures into startling new shapes. They have been favorably compared to the most influential of pop musicians and many musicians have extolled their virtues, including Kurt Cobain and members of Sonic Youth.
* [[spoiler: "Hanky Panky" (album) by The The]]: Synth pop master smashes musical boundaries as he takes on the songs of the legendary [[spoiler: Hank Williams]].
* [[spoiler: ''Unfinished Music, No. 1: Two Virgins'']]: A principal songwriter with one of popular music's leading groups joins his life partner for an [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible avant-garde]] album which anticipates ambient and electronic music by several years. Features a controversial album cover that [[NightmareFuel celebrates the human body in all its diversity]].
* [[spoiler:''In the Life of Chris Gaines'']]: A [[{{Deconstruction}} deconstructionist]] experiment in GenreShift and AlterEgoActing from one of [[Music/GarthBrooks country music's leading performers]].
* [[spoiler:''Imaginary Landscape No. 4'']]: This piece, by the much loved composer who challenged the very definition of music with his revolutionary 4'33", is yet another work that pushes the boundaries of music. It is unpredictable, never the same twice, and always evocative of the state of the culture of the moment.
* [[spoiler:"Chocolate Rain"]]: A heartfelt indictment of the way racism affects society, using innovative and well-discussed recording techniques. The distinctive, sensual voice of the singer propelled him to [[MemeticMutation internet fame]].
* [[spoiler:''Fear of a Blank Planet'']]:A wonderful satire told from the perspective of a modern day, bored, teenage boy.
* [[spoiler:"[[{{Rickroll}} Never Gonna Give You Up]]"]]: A love song which became a # 1 hit in the UK and US. Its video features acrobatic dancers and the director also made award-winning commercials and Hollywood blockbusters. Saw resurgence in popularity 20 years after released.
* [[spoiler: {{Creed}}]]: These guys love Jesus, and their songs are written about their faith. They have also crossed over to a mainstream audience, which is no mean feat for a band that talks about God. They have sold over 30 million albums worldwide, having a significant following of fans.
* [[spoiler: LimpBizkit]]: Their guitarist has received extensive critical acclaim for his eclectic song structuring and playing technique, and the band has released several big songs, videos and albums, and winning several awards.
* [[spoiler: {{Nickelback}}]]: During a time when rock and roll threatens to be subsumed by more popular genres like dance-pop and hip-hop, this band is keeping the flame of rock-and-roll alive in the '00s and, rather than being relegated to their genre, have had humongous crossover mainstream hits. Their most recent records (including their latest, a collaboration with legendary rock producer Mutt Lange) have spat out upwards of seven singles per album, a feat unheard of since the days of ''[[MichaelJackson Thriller]]'' or ''[[DefLeppard Hysteria]]''.
* [[spoiler:Warner Music Group]]: A company owning numerous well-received and popular bands.
* [[spoiler:Universal Music Group]]: A company owning even more numerous, well-received and popular bands.
* [[spoiler:''brokeNCYDE'']]: A combination of two of music's most popular genres.
* [[spoiler:Almost every {{Supergroup}}]]: A band comprised of several well known and respected musicians.
* ''[[spoiler: [[BillyIdol Cyberpunk]]]]'': An old punk rocker finds a new voice in electronic music.
* [[spoiler: Thank You by DuranDuran]]: Popular 80s band pays tribute to their influences.
* [[spoiler: ''"4'33"'']]: A piece so beautiful you won't even realize you're listening to it.
* [[spoiler: MileyCyrus]]: The daughter of a platinum-selling country star uses her music to explore themes like [[HannahMontana dual identity]] and her own rise to fame.
* [[spoiler: ''[[{{Metallica}} St. Anger]]'']]: A [[EmoTeen dark]], brooding tale of four musicians [[{{Wangst}} pushed to the edge]] and a [[JumpTheShark dramatic departure]] from their previous works. Features a [[LoopedLyrics unique approach to songwriting]] and an [[TrashCanBand even more unique approach to production]].
* [[spoiler: ''[[MichaelJackson Invincible]]'']] The most famous man in the world releases his long-awaited comeback and, sadly, his final album.
* [[spoiler: ''Music/{{Friday}}'']] An [[MemeticMutation overnight sensation]] in March 2011, this is a [[EarWorm truly memorable song]] about the passage of time, the struggle a young girl must make in choosing between her friends, and sheer youthful exuberance. Most notable for its [[{{Narm}} unique lyrical style]] and the distinct vocals of its [[Music/RebeccaBlack singer.]] Features a rap verse that can be compared to a [[{{Usher}} multi-platinum recording artist.]]
* [[spoiler: Lulu]]: The [[Music/{{Metallica}} most popular metal band in history]] collaborate with the [[LouReed most well-respected experimental musician in rock music]] on a double concept album inspired by a play by the expressionist playwright Frank Wedekind. One of the videos is directed by RequiemForADream director Creator/DarrenAronofsky.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* [[spoiler: JohnCena]]: One of the most popular professional wrestlers in history. He has been the face of WWE for over six years and has been one of the hardest-hitting men in the industry. His [[FiveMovesOfDoom unforgettable array]] of moves and his impressive win-loss record has made him a first-ballot future WWE Hall of Famer. Outside the ring, he is one of the most dedicated men when it comes to the US Military and Make-a-Wish foundation, and that has brought him into the hearts of millions of fans everywhere.
* [[spoiler: MichaelCole]]: This play-by-play announcer has brought back the heel commentator role that hasn't been seen since the days of Jesse Ventura and Jerry Lawler. His ego creates a whole new dimension to his role as a commentator by supporting heels and attacking faces. He shows a [[HoYay strong following]] for former WWE Champion TheMiz, showing a sign of favoritism that has never been seen in other commentators. His role as the spokesman for the RAW general manager and his feuds with other announcers like Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross has helped make him much more visible as a character than he ever was before. With a dedicated [[XPacHeat fan following,]] there is no doubt he should be called "The Voice of the WWE."
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* ''[[spoiler:{{FATAL}}]]'': An innovative, widely discussed roleplaying game that was painstakingly constructed to represent a true medieval European experience, while still retaining such fantastical elements as trolls and demons. According to [[WordOfGod the author himself]], it is the single most realistic tabletop game of all time!
** [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRules A very complex game]], [[ValuesDissonance exploring diverging]] [[SexualHarassmentAndRapeTropes sexual moralities]]!
** More like Dungeons and Dragons meets Sex. [[spoiler:Actually that still makes it sound better than it actually is!]]
* [[spoiler:''Warhammer 40000'']]: Ever wanted to travel through space? Visit [[CrapsackWorld unique worlds]], meet [[CompleteMonster interesting]] [[EldritchAbomination creatures]], and explore the stars in what is certain to be the adventure of a [[EverythingTryingToKillYou lifetime]]!
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Video Games]]
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/StreetFighterTheMovie'']]: One of the greatest games ever made [[RecursiveAdaptation comes full circle.]]
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/EarthwormJim'']]: The world's most unlikely hero finds himself gifted with incredible evolutionary powers on an epic adventure through time, space, and darker dimensions beyond reality.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'']]: Based on the hit movie, fight enemies with your blaster while assembling wacky devices. [[TheGreatVideoGameCrashOf1983 Sure to change the industry as we know it.]]
* [[spoiler:''BigRigsOverTheRoadRacing'']]: Racing action the likes of which you've never seen before! Climb behind the wheel of a machine so large and powerful that it can [[RealityWarper overcome the very limitations of physics at your whim]]! Not even buildings and trees pose an obstacle! With the control of this juggernaut at your fingertips, how can other racers possibly compete?
** [[spoiler: They don't. So awed are they by your reality-altering powers, they will refuse to cross a certain line before you, in the hopes that their humble lives [[AGodAmI will be spared]].]]
*** [[spoiler: The concept of your defeat is so inconceivable, [[GameBreakingBug the universe would cease to exist]] if anyone else was [[AWinnerIsYou winner.]]]]
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'']]: One of the world's most recognizable video game heroes must do battle with a demon that consumes time and space, which is [[LoadsAndLoadsOfLoading cleverly experienced from the perspective of the player]]. The player is capable of things they could never have imagined, such as walking through loops, completely destroying the laws of physics and being thrown into space.
** [[spoiler:''Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis'']]: The innovative first game in the series, [[PortingDisaster now in portable form with remixed music]].
** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog4: Episode One'']]: The highly anticipated sequel to one of the greatest platformers ever, featuring the current looks of the cast and none of the poorly received new elements.
** [[spoiler:''Shadow the Hedgehog'']]: This game features the [[BaseBreaker most popular character]] in the franchise, in a dark edgy tale about his QuestForIdentity. Oh, and you get to shoot stuff. Lots and lots of stuff.
* [[spoiler:''[[TheLegendOfZeldaCDiGames Link: The Faces of Evil]]'']]: A young man, [[JumpedAtTheCall eager for adventure]], travels to a far-away island kingdom to save its inhabitants from a sinister demon-king, then defeat the villain in [[AnticlimaxBoss a battle that defies description]] and [[SealedEvilInACan seal him away.]]
* [[spoiler:''[[SpyroEntertheDragonfly Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly]]'']]: The fourth installment in the popular Spyro the Dragon series, this game lets you do what you've always wanted - master all-new breath abilites such as ice and electricity! Encounter old friends and new (and perhaps an old arch-enemy?) in Spyro's quest to save his world once more, and be prepared for [[ObviousBeta some]] [[GameBreakingBug truly]] [[OffModel unexpected]] [[LoadsandLoadsofLoading surprises]] along the way!
* [[spoiler:''[[TheLegendOfZeldaCDiGames Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon]]'']]: In a remarkable and revolutionary example of role reversal, a young princess must journey forth to save her father from a treacherous duke and the ancient evil with which he has allied.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/HotelMario'']]: Two heroic men go on an epic quest fighting tooth and nail through impenetrable strongholds to save a beautiful princess from a dragon and his offspring, and the armies they control.
** [[spoiler: ''KartFighter'']]: Said heroic men, princess, dragon and one of the dragon's footsoldiers join along with a dinosaur, a mushroom and an ape. They decide to beat the crap out of each other in epic fashion. With [[KamehameHadoken Hadoukens]], [[EverythingsBetterWithSpinning spinning]], Kung Fu, and banana peels, no less. [[SpiritualSuccessor Spiritual predecessor]] of the wildly popular ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series.
* [[spoiler:''[[PopNMusic Beat'n Groovy]]'', ''{{beatmania}}'' (PS2)]]: Two RhythmGame series that are very popular in Japan finally make their way to North American consoles.
** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution Disney's Rave/Disney Dancing Museum/Disney Channel Edition'']]: A popular Japanese RhythmGame series and a beloved Western entertainment empire join forces.
*** [[spoiler:''In The Groove'']]: An enhanced version of said series that was [[ScrewedByTheNetwork unjustly destroyed]].
** [[spoiler:''Rock Revolution'']]: From the company that made the games that Guitar Hero and Rock Band were inspired by ([[spoiler:Guitar Freaks, Drum Mania]]), this new revolutionary rock experience lets you make your own music or choose from dozens of famous hits. [[spoiler: Covers count, right?]]
* [[spoiler:''{{Superman 64}}'']]: Play as one of the world's most well-known superheroes. Fly through vast cityscapes, pick up and throw around objects several times your weight, and use kick-awesome super powers such as heat vision and freezing breath. (Don't want to take our word for it? You can [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ur25KP061PE watch a video review]].)
* [[spoiler:''BattleGaregga'']]: A [[ShootEmUps Shoot Em Up]] with [[RealIsBrown interestingly-colored two-dimensional visuals]] and a DynamicDifficulty system that adjusts to suit your playing style.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/RadiantSilvergun'']]: A [[LevelGrinding groundbreaking]] [[HypeBacklash critically-acclaimed]] [[ShootEmUps genre-busting]] game that involves the most realistic portrayal of traffic control.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Ikaruga}}'']]: A [[TrialAndErrorGameplay thought provoking]] [[ShootEmUps Shoot Em Up]] [[AllThereInTheManual with a deep, engrossing story]] that plays with [[ReversePolarity the concept of Man's duality]] and [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic Man's struggle towards Enlightenment.]] The scoring system in this game encourages [[TrialAndErrorGameplay dedication]] and [[GuideDangIt out-of-the-box thinking]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/LaMulana'']]: There's a very, very special present for you at the end of the BonusLevelOfHell.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/LesterTheUnlikely'']]: The most realistic portrayal of the player in a video game ever.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/CastlevaniaJudgment'']]: To oppose a villainous threat that seeks to rewrite history in his own image, a powerful entity summons thirteen of the greatest warriors from the centuries of backstory (and decades of game development) that define one of the most popular and long-lasting video game franchises of all time. Character motivations are explored in depth, including those of several classic villains who are playable for the first time in the history of the series. Character designs reimagined by [[Manga/DeathNote one of the most popular manga artists in recent years]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Daikatana}}'']]: Travel through time on an epic journey to set the past straight by means of an ancient, magical sword, with power that the world has never known. But don't go alone! Take with you two unforgettable allies who you absolutely won't leave without. All in all, this is absolutely a pro FPS, and anyone who disagrees is just plain wrong. Just ask the creator.
* [[spoiler:''Desert Bus'']]: The story of one man's journey across the wasteland. Potentially features hundreds of hours of gameplay, each minute of which is every bit as exciting as the first.
* [[spoiler:''Hong Kong 97'']]: An epic story of diplomatic machinations which lead to terrible crime; of science serving the evil regime! Only our brave hero, descending from the family of Bruce Lee himself, can save the day, with [[NintendoHard seemingly certain doom]] looming above him!
* [[spoiler:''Jurassic Park: Trespasser'']]: A breakthrough in first-person shooter engines that, to this day, still has an active fan community, with people making levels for it.
* [[spoiler:''Metal Gear: VideoGame/SnakesRevenge'']]: Followed by two fellow agents from the same unit, a special forces soldier must penetrate a terrorist fortress in the jungle. As the story progresses, one of the agents dies and the other betrays him, leaving him to defeat his greatest enemy, resurrected and stronger than ever, alone. With unique 'changes in perspective' designed to add a new variety to the gameplay of the previous game, it can finally be played here in America! The series's original creator described it as 'a faithful sequel'.
** [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/ApeEscape Mesal Gear Solid: Snake Escape]]'']]: A young agent, conditioned to think and fight like the legendary soldier Solid Snake, goes to face a group of increasingly bizarre terrorists before they launch their economy-destroying weapon - unaware of the involvement of the shadowy torturer, Ocelot. Solid Snake provides mentoring and support over the Codec, leaving you fully in command of your brand new playable character, never seen in the series before.
** [[spoiler: ''Snake vs. Monkey'']]: A partner to the above game. Solid Snake returns to a battlefield conquered decades before by his father, against his will. His orders are to kidnap those who live there, armed with nothing but a gun that, when merely held, makes him feel intent on performing his unglamorous and thankless mission. Along his journey he comes face to face with two walking tanks, and his own father's doppelgänger.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/ShaqFu'']]: One of your favorite sports stars comes to the video game stage, to face off in an epic showdown against otherworldly opponents, prove that [[MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours his kung fu is stronger than theirs]], and rescue a trapped child.
* [[spoiler:''MetalWolfChaos'']]:A leader of a country is betrayed by his 2nd in command, who launches a military coup against him. The leader then leads a crack resistance in an battle to take back his country, city by city.
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'']]: The final act of a critically acclaimed trilogy of science fiction roleplaying games, notable having the most discussed ending in the history of the medium.
* [[spoiler:''JaggedAlliance 2'']]:A disgraced and exiled monarch hires a veteran commander to hire to take back his country from a brutal dictator who framed the monarch for the murder of his father. [[OverusedRunningGag The commander leads a crack commando force to take back the country city by city]]. Along the way the commander struggles with managing the personal conflicts between his men and his rapidly dropping approval rateing in the eyes of the citizens he is attempting to save.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/IWannaBeTheGuy'']]: A wonderful journey down memory lane with levels and enemies from classic gaming franchises such as ''VideoGame/{{Castlevania}}'', ''StreetFighter'', ''VideoGame/MegaMan'', and even ''{{Gradius}}''. Sure to challenge players of any skill level and keep them on their toes.
* [[spoiler:''TetrisTheGrandMaster ACE'']]: A long-awaited console release of a cult-status, hardcore spinoff of the world's most popular puzzle game. Now you can become a "grandmaster" in the comfort of your own bedroom!
** [[spoiler:The Tetris Guideline]]: A set of standards for falling-block games designed to ensure that they don't deviate into crappiness.
* [[spoiler:''Lair'']]: A fantasy combat slight-sim has you controlling a dragon using the latest breakthrough in input technology.
* [[spoiler:''LimboOfTheLost'']]: A [[SoBadItsHorrible truly scary]] surreal adventure horror game where you can visit [[CopyAndPasteEnvironments familiar]] places from your [[{{Plagiarism}} favorite game!]]
* [[spoiler:''{{Action 52}}'']]: A game that tries to push the boundaries of the NES and Genesis by having a plethora of games of different genres and styles contained in one cartridge.
** [[spoiler:''Cheetahmen II'']]: The widely-marketed sequel to one of the games in the NES version of the above game. Its first stage music is [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome freaking awesome]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Eversion}}'']]: A game that [[CrapsaccharineWorld starts off]] as a cute, cheerful platformer! Use your RealityWarper powers to solve platformer puzzles! [[WhamEpisode Breathtaking visual effects]] and [[NightmareFuel some of the best videogame atmospheres around]] await you!
* [[spoiler:''Cho Aniki'']]: The [[HardGay manliest]] video game franchise of all time.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Phalanx}}'']]: A space shooter with [[ContemptibleCover unique box art]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/MondoMedicals'']]: You work for a research laboratory, trying to find a cure for cancer. Over the course of the game, however, communications from your director make it apparent that the laboratory has a dark secret.
** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/MondoAgency'']]: You work for a government agency and are tasked to protect the President.
* [[spoiler:''Mohawk and Headphone Jack'']]: A platformer late in the SNES life cycle that pushes its graphics hardware to its limit.
* [[spoiler:''[[{{FEAR}} F.E.A.R.]]'']]: A military experiment goes wrong and all the researchers are suddenly and violently murdered. A top-secret military unit is sent to investigate, be warned, brave traveler. Not everything is as it seems and some secrets are buried deep. Peer not into the rabbit hole lest you see how far it really goes.
** [[spoiler:''F.E.A.R. 2'']]: A beautiful, naked woman helps you get laid.
*** Alternatively: He's a Delta Force operative who [[ISeeDeadPeople can see dead people]]. She's a BrokenBird poltergeist. When they meet, she falls in love with him but has trouble expressing her true feelings. Will she gather the courage to tell him how she feels and win his heart?
* [[spoiler: ''YumeNikki'']]: A [[TearJerker moving]], if not [[FridgeHorror thought-provoking]], tale of a girl's journey into the subconscious mind. Explore the wonderful dreams while trying to get cool "effects," but try to avoid the nightmares! [[spoiler: because they're pretty damn creepy.]]
* [[spoiler: ''FfxRunner'']]: Drive a car past a huge city with lots of scenery. Lot's of explosions! [[spoiler: From ''your own car.'']]
* [[spoiler: ''[[WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce Go Right]]'']]: An easy, simple-yet long game where if you finish, you get to see an exlusive clip!
* [[spoiler: ''Stair Dismount'']]: Using psychic powers, you must help an ex-superhero commit insurance fruad to pay for the numeous damages he has commited to the city.
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/MarioIsMissing'']]: Travel the world and recover the stolen artifacts to stop the villain from flooding the planet.
* [[spoiler: ''MakaiKingdom'']]: A world ruler makes a simple mistake that leads to the destruction of the entire planet. He can restore the planet by using a magical book that grants wishes, however, a tremendous amount of mana would be required for such a task. And so, he must visit other worlds and use the mana of their rulers to rebuild his own world.
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/DukeNukemForever'']]: A hotly-anticipated project that's undergone extensive development for over a decade, with the developers going to great lengths to ensure the perfect gameplay experience.
* [[spoiler:''Guitar Freaks'' and ''Drummania'']]: Everyone's favorite band simulation games.
* [[spoiler:''[[http://www.kongregate.com/games/Rete/dont-shit-your-pants Don't Shit Your Pants]]'']]: A [[IncrediblyLamePun gut-wrenching]] tale of one man's conflicting need to satisfy his own needs while maintaining social norms, in an interactive story [[MultipleEndings with a dozen possible endings!]]
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/{{Turok}}: Evolution'']]: One of the most revolutionary video games is brought back with a mind-blowing prequel; telling the story of how The first Turok came to the world where Time Has No Meaning; forced into a three-way battle between [[BlatantLies beautifully rendered, unbelievably realistic primeval beasts]], human refugees and unimaginably terrifying mutants all while coming to terms with his destiny as the Son of Stone and rose up to battle the most diabolical villain ever to threaten humanity: [[LargeHam TOBIAS BRUCKNER]]!
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/CrossEdge'']]: A [[{{Jerkass}} heroic]] [[BloodKnight young man]] and his sweet and sincere childhood friend team up with your favourite heroes from different franchises. Abandons the tired old town-dungeon-town-dungeon formula for [[ScrappyMechanic a new and innovative soul-searching system]] and features an [[GuideDangIt intricate battle system and ending path]].
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry 2'']]: The thrilling, action-packed sequel to the blockbuster game. DarkerAndEdgier! An epic, thrilling story! Exciting combat that keeps you on your toes!
* [[spoiler: ''[[BackyardSports Backyard Baseball 2007]]'']]: The kids from the famous series are all grown up, with more pros in the neighborhood, including David Ortiz and Carl Crawford! Features [[CreatorsPet the biggest fan of baseball ever]].
* ''[[spoiler: PokemonQuartz]]'': A [[BileFascination heartwarming]] game [[GameMod based on]] [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} one of the most beloved game series of all time]] to SpinOff into multiple forms of media. A young girl meets new friends, and with their help must face the consequences of encountering [[{{Mons}} slavery]], gang violence, and [[LetsPlay pedophilia]].
* ''[[spoiler:[[http://forums.tigsource.com/index.php?topic=419.0 Dump Jumper]]]]'': An exciting story of a man taking revenge on the world that scorned him. Features a realistic physics engine simulating an often-neglected fact of nature! This game was made for a contest.
* [[spoiler:''Streets of VideoGame/SimCity'']]: A WideOpenSandbox game created several years before VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto in Full 3D environment! Best of all, you can import cities from [[VideoGame/SimCity a certain popular city management game]]! Yes, drive around in your VideoGame/SimCity cities blasting things as you go on.
* [[spoiler:''IceClimber'']]: Two heroes who share a strong bond must get past hideous monsters, nearly indestructible barriers, and the harsh elements of nature in order to save their civilization from certain doom.
* [[spoiler:''Phoenix Games'']]: The only European super-budget game publisher.
* [[spoiler:''Animal Soccer World'']]: Two rivals sport teams square off in an exciting soccer match. A masterfully-acted, complex tale of rivalry and social introspection filled to the brim with wonderfull musical performances! From Europe's only super-budget publisher!
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SilverSurfer]]'': Play as a famous comic book character as you try to avoid countless enemies and obstacles. With very unique bosses, deadly walls, and grueling difficulty. It has level designs that you've never seen before in any video game. It's guaranteed to give you endless hours of gameplay.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/WorldHeroes'']]: The most revered historical figures from every single period of time come together as the result of a mad genius's time machine to do battle. Watch Jack The Ripper fight Joan of Arc! See Hulk Hogan duke it out with Grigori Rasputin! Witness Erik The Red beat the crap out of Hanzo Hattori! Stare in awe as Bruce Lee pounds a cyborg Adolf Hitler into smithereens! And prepare to do battle with [[TheTerminator The T-1000]] and [[HokutoNoKen Souther]] at the end of the game!
* [[spoiler:''VisualNovel/PlumbersDontWearTies'']]: Two young adults,trying to [[WellDoneSonGuy please]] [[MyBelovedSmother their]] [[DaddysGirl parents]] and make something of their lives, [[TheDulcineaEffect fall in love]] after [[RescueRomance one saves the other]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/RabbidsGoHome'']]: A group of outcasts, displaced from their home planet, raid a dystopian society in an effort to return home.
* [[spoiler:''AiToYuukiToKashiwamochi'']]: A young girl who dreams of sweets finds the guy of her dreams. Said guy turns out to be [[GrimReaper very special]].
** [[spoiler:''IrisuSyndrome'']]: A shy girl who really loves bunnies happens to meet some university students on a camping trip. She decides that she wants to join in on the fun too! The plot is much, much deeper than it seems, and left many players [[EpilepticTrees guessing]].
* [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}} Xenosaga Episodes 1, 2 & 3]]'']]: A grand and riveting space opera set in the imperilled far future, told across three sweeping episodes, that mixes technology, action and personal drama with a rich garnishing of theological overtones. The very means of overcoming acute existential crisis will be revealed by the end! [[spoiler: ''Option A:'' blow it up, of course. ''Option B:'' State the offending existential dilemma/paradox with hopeful surety and then blithely ignore its inherent contradictions, deciding instead that it means all is well with life and that the future looks sunny. Combining the two in sequence achieves the best results.]]
* [[spoiler:LJNToys]]: The videogame company that brought many iconic movies and Marvel comic franchises to the Nintendo Entertainment System. The company's logo, when seen on its games, sends an [[TheProblemWithLicensedGames unmistakable message]] of the quality contained within.
* [[spoiler: ''ZeroWing'']]: A classic game for the Sega Mega Drive, well known for its immortal catch phrases. It's so memorable, it has only grown in popularity since its release. Also notable for completely avoiding the pitfalls of CulturalTranslation -- if anything, the English version is more faithful to the spirit of the work than the Japanese one!
* [[spoiler: ''IMMeen'']]: Trapped in an outwordly prison by an anti-intellectualist magician, two childrens faces unspeakable opposition with only theirs wits and the cooperation of the gatekeeper.
* [[spoiler: ''MutantRampageBodySlam'']]: Three gladiatorial warriors are faced with racism and prejudice as they partake in a street fighting competition. A provoking look at the effects of technology in society, and the possible effects of the Apocalypse on the social structure.
* [[spoiler:''VisualNovel/SayaNoUta'']]: A man goes on the ultimate acid trip and sees the world in a [[{{Gorn}} whole new way]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/AgarestSenki'']]: A man and his descendants, and a variety of allies and aid him and his descendants in a quest for the freedom of mankind from the control of the dark forces that plague the land with a golden sword in hand. He and three of his descendants, and three girls of each generation and then become the pillar for mankind. [[ScrewDestiny Will you prevail]] [[YouCantFightFate or will you fall?]]
* [[spoiler: ''{{Mindjack}}'']]: A secret agent with the power to control other people's minds shoots his way through a futuristic city full of enemy soldiers, giant robots, and cybernetic gorillas.
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'']]: Let yourself get spirited away by the colorful and [[FetishFuel charismatic]] denizens of a [[ImprobablyFemaleCast magical land.]] Control a [[{{Miko}} shrine maiden]], a [[DarkMagicalGirl witch]] of [[KamehameHadoken devastating power]] and [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters many others]] on their incredible adventures. The [[SoBadItsGood incredible]] art style and the [[SoCoolItsAwesome music]] will certainly blow you away if the [[BulletHell epic and colorful showdowns of spells and skills]] do not! This series is commonly praised for a plot much more rich and complex than the [[ExcusePlot plot of]] [[VerticalScrollingShooter other games of this kind]]. To top it off, be a part of an [[MemeticMutation absolutely]] [[FanDumb incredible]] [[{{Fandom}} fanbase!]]
* [[spoiler: ''SamAndMax: The Devil's Playhouse'']]: A game based on an Eisner-award-winning comic series, and the works of Creator/HPLovecraft. A heroic but mentally-unstable detective discovers he is the descendent of a powerful psychic, and uses his newfound abilities to wage war against humans attempting to exploit the power of the Elder Gods. But the real enemy is his own mind, and he loses control of his own powers, leading to his powerless best friend being forced to rescue him. [[DownerEnding He fails.]] Influenced by a wide variety of genres, ranging from FilmNoir to Fifties ScienceFiction to the {{Exploitation Film}}s of the [=70s=] and [=80s=].
* [[spoiler:''AngryBirds'']]: When their offspring are stolen, a group of unlikely heroes launches an attack on the kidnappers. They truly go the extra mile, even putting their own lives on the line.
* [[spoiler:''TheDemonRush'']]: An [[ClicheStorm epic]] and [[MindScrew complex]] journey between worlds in which a [[ArbitraryHeadcountLimit small]] party of [[AwesomeMcCoolname awesomely named]] adventurers face [[DemonicSpiders powerful monsters]] at every turn and must constantly choose whether to run away or [[DefendCommand steel themselves]] and fight. Despite being made by one person, the game boasts a highly tactical battle system, a quirky method for leveling up, and [[EpicFail impressive]] graphics and music.
* [[spoiler:''KatamariDamacy'']]: You are the loyal servant of a tyrannical god-being prone to galaxy-destroying rampages. Your task is to infiltrate various locations and steal objects by fusing them to an unholy artifact under your psychic command. If you don't steal enough objects, the god-being grows enraged and crushes everything you've collected into powder; if you do steal enough, he becomes pleased and rewards your efforts by engulfing your collection in a horrific nuclear cataclysm. In later levels, you have to collect living creatures, and at least one point you send dozens of human beings to their nuclear doom. The final level requires, of course, the complete destruction of the entire world.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Jumper}}'']]: A tragic tale of a failed experiment trying to find freedom in a world where everybody is out to get him. [[NintendoHard Sure to wrench the hearts of many players]].
* [[spoiler:VideoGame/{{Bomberman}}: Act Zero]]: Trapped in an infinite labyrinth, an artificial man must use explosives to destroy the monsters he faces. Showcases the series in a new light
* [[spoiler:''TombRaider: Angel of Darkness'']]: Our favorite,[[MostCommonSuperpower well garnished]], [[DistaffCounterpart Indiana]] [[Franchise/IndianaJones Jones]]-like counterpart with her usual sexy British accent is framed for the murder of her old mentor and must clear her name. Enjoy a grand adventure through the streets of Paris or tomb-ish levels of Prague,or feel free to play as a different character for once. Core Dynamics for the first time in years gives TombRaider a fresh new look
* [[spoiler:VideoGame/FinalFantasyI]]: Gather your friends and set out in an expansive world that lets you do most of the main story points in any order. Send your wizards, warriors, and thieves against all manner of fantastic enemies, undertake a quest to learn the world's second language, and even travel through time in order to restore the Crystals to grace.
** [[spoiler:VideoGame/FinalFantasyII]]: A sizable cast awaits you in this title, all wanting to help your PowerTrio on their journey. From a truly {{Unwinnable}} situation, be brought back from the brink into a land where language is key and your characters can work towards becoming what class they desire to be. For extra nostalgia, this game introduced the first mascot of the series as well as the concept of PlotlineDeath. These men and, for the first time, women, will literally go to Hell at your command to free their hometown and destroy TheEmpire and its [[MyDeathIsOnlyTheBeginning evil emperor]].
** [[spoiler:VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII]]: Almost a lost entry in a massively popular series, this game gives you unparalleled freedom with classes - switching between battles at will to deal with the local enemies is a great step forward! Take control of four brave young kids as they fly a series of airships through their kingdom and the world below it, doing such heroics as restarting the time of a frozen land, and meeting [[DarkIsNotEvil two sets]] of their doppelgangers, all along the road to confronting a vision of fear itself. This title stretched the Famicom to its limit in its music, its careful placement of sprites to get around the 4-color limits (the FinalBoss has at least six), and some truly touching moments.
* [[spoiler:VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII]]: The story of a young soldier who is coming to grips with his own identity in a violently changing world. Featuring amazing state of the art cutscenes and a flawless script, sure to excite old and new fans alike. Widely hailed as one of the best {{Role Playing Game}}s of all time.
* [[spoiler:VideoGame/ChronoCross]]: A sequel to one of the most beloved games of the 16-bit generation. Find out what happened after the first game! Enjoy a massive roster of playable characters, each with their own unique abilities! Unravel a complex plot and discover the secrets of the world!
* [[spoiler:VideoGame/RiseOfTheRobots]]: An epic chronicling one cyborg's efforts to overthrow a corrupt robot dictatorship, battling against dozens of fierce opponents. With graphics and music unlike any others at the time, the amount of hype ensured that no one would forget this classic.
* [[spoiler:Videogame/CrashBandicoot1996]]: A test subject escapes from the laboratory he was confined in, only to be forced back to return when his lover is being threatened by the very same madman who conducted experiments on him.
* [[spoiler:VivaPinata]]: You take control of a once beautiful garden, [[NintendoHard trying]] to restore it to its former glory, while dealing with dealing with [[StopHelpingMe a helper who often lies to you]], [[GuideDangIt challenging tasks]], and incest, [[EveryoneIsBi implied bisexuality]], illness, [[IAmAHumanitarian cannibalism]], and fighting among the residents, who are themselves in peril from [[DemonicSpider a former helper of the garden's original owner and his destructive minions]], as well as [[VideogameCrueltyPotential your own cruel urges]]. [[spoiler:Also, said residents are cute little piñatas.]]
* [[spoiler:ResidentEvil6]]: Four stories are intertwined in a battle to prevent a worldwide ZombieApocalypse. One of them has the key to prevent it.
* [[spoiler:DigimonWorldDawnDusk]] While two powerful organizations are running a [[CurbStompBattle simple]] tournament, they are [[AllYourBaseAreBelongToUs attacked]], ravaged, and largely depowered by a malevolent entity. Their [[ItsUpToYou most competent rookie]] must step up and restore order to their world by confronting an incarnation of mortality.
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* [[spoiler:''Penny Arcade'']] Two vitrolic friends deal with a completely insane world of videogame references and possible drug use.
* [[spoiler:''Powerup Comics'']]: The adventures of two epic, cool gamers.
* [[spoiler:[[WalkyVerse Shortpacked!]]]]: Mentally ill war veteran's lesbian attraction leads her into the machinations of a man bent on world domination and marks the beginning of her ascent into the government of her country as she takes advice from its deposed former leader. The strip's [[AffectionateParody constant commentary on present American society]] is matched only by its [[EveryoneIsBi exploration of nontraditional sexuality]].
* [[spoiler: {{Sonichu}}]]: A young man embarks on an epic quest to find his soulmate with the help of his faithful animal companions. Along the way, our hero faces unlikely enemies, and makes [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters many new friends]]. Join our hero as he topples a corrupt organization, uncovers an ancient prophecy, and attempts to defend his honor and clear his good name from those who would seek to defile it.
** or: A man sets out on a quest to find love and teach the world about Autism with the help of his electric hedgehog friends. The story is as interesting as the creator's real life.
* [[spoiler:TheEasyBreather]]: A young woman takes up the mantle of a hero determined to demonstrate positive health habits. This story will make you think long and hard about the harmful effects that certain substances can have on your body in an interesting new take on a lesson that resonates with everyone.
* [[spoiler:ShreddedMoose]] A [[PornWithoutPlot simple]], well drawn, [[FetishRetardant sexy]] webcomic about [[ViewersAreMorons enjoying one's youth, having fun, and celebrating laughter]]. All the while, said comic takes a [[DeadBabyComedy satirical look at society's ideals]].
* [[spoiler:''[[Horrible/{{Webcomics}} Single Asian Female]]'']] A young minority struggles to find her place in the Western world while still retaining her cultural identity. It manages to show a perspective not often seen while also not shying away from tough issues like racism.
* [[spoiler: ''Webcomic/{{Jack}}'']] An interesting look at morality and the struggles of life and death, from a author extremely knowledgeable when it comes to mythology. Strong Christian themes. Involves cute cartoon animals!
* [[spoiler: ''Webcomic/AxeCop'']] [[ImprobableWeaponUser With an array of unconventional weaponry]] and his equally unlikely sidekicks, a WideEyedIdealist policeman takes on the task of wiping the planet clean of all crime.
* [[spoiler:''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'']]: Based on [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyI one of the most beloved video game franchises of all time]], a diverse and colorful group of [[DesignatedHero adventurers]] embark on an exciting quest to defeat a mysterious evil force. Along the way, they must face a power-hungry dictator, an [[AWizardDidIt ancient wizard]], many [[QuirkyMinibossSquad rival factions]], and [[HeroicSociopath their own inner demons]]. Well-known for its [[{{Anticlimax}} unpredictable plot twists!]]
* [[spoiler:''ProblemSleuth'']]: A surrealist masterwork of [[WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants improvisational writing]], the sprawling story, set in an [[AnachronismStew abstraction of the prohibition era]] and drawn in a [[StickFigureComic stark black-and-white style]] reminiscent of the work's FilmNoir [[AffectionateParody ro]][[GenreShift ots]], follows three devious hardboiled detectives, who, despite being enemies, are willing to team up and use [[CrazyAwesome all their wits and imagination]] to defeat a bootlegger, while simultaneously becoming more and more dependent on drink to sustain their dream world. Spawned a massively successful SpiritualSequel.
* [[spoiler:''PennyAndAggie'']]: InAWorld full of [[ManipulativeBastard manipulators]], [[TheConspiracy conspirators]] and homicidal [[TheSociopath sociopaths]], can a [[LovableAlphaBitch good-hearted socialite]] and an [[TheSnarkKnight aloof, sharp-tongued loner]] [[IMissMom haunted by past trauma]] [[StrangeBedfellows end their long-festering enmity]] for the greater good of society, and find [[FireForgedFriends friendship]], even [[GirlsLove love]]?
* [[spoiler:''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'']]: Surreal, [[Music/{{Homestuck}} operatic]] tale about four young children from broken families around the world, destined to complete the cycle of time not just for themselves in the face of the coming apocalypse, but their [[{{Troll}} predecessors]] from another, long-dead world, and finally, for the [[EldritchAbomination Gods]] themselves.
** [[spoiler:''Webcomic/SweetBroAndHellaJeff'']]: A [[StylisticSuck uniquely stylish]], postmodern exploration of [[ShowWithinAShow recursive fiction]], the nature of [[HeterosexualLifePartners male friendships]] in the 21st century, and the hidden dangers of living in a [[StaircaseTumble multiple-story home]].
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* [[spoiler: ''PubeMuppet'']]: A very openly minded frog head based on a [[Series/SesameStreet popular series]] talks about [[NauseaFuel his fantasies]] to various characters. He's [[{{Squick}} afraid of no pain]]. Created on {{Newgrounds}} as a close cousin to the BarneyBunch.
* [[spoiler:''SaladFingers'']]: [[AfterTheEnd After the fall of man]], one of the few survivors explores the darkest corners of his mind and comes to terms with who he really is.
* [[spoiler:''TalesOfMU'']]: A young half-human woman deals with the enemy within as she learns about love at a school for adventurers.
* [[spoiler:''[[WhateleyUniverse Whateley Academy]]'']]: A [[PlugNPlayFriends group of mismatched students]] from all walks of life [[PubertySuperpower gain]] [[SuperpowerLottery superpowers]] and learn [[{{Transgender}} about]] [[GenderBender themselves]] as they grow up at the world's most prestigious [[SuperheroSchool Superhero Academy]].
* [[spoiler: ''THEN WHO WAS PHONE??'']]: An uncanny tale of teenage romance, implicitly intruded upon by creatures in the past of the main character's lover. Written in [[PresentTenseNarrative the present tense]], and in [[SecondPersonNarration second person]] to exaggerate the immediacy of the shocking events in this groundbreaking, [[MemeticMutation greatly influential]] short story.
** [[spoiler: ''AND THEN A SKELETON POPPED OUT'']]: One of the most shocking and important twist endings in horror short stories. Interpretable either as [[{{Troll}} satire of its audience and its contemporary creators]], or as a heartfelt postmodernist work examining and remixing the urban legends of the present through its surrealist eyes.
* [[spoiler: ''NekoSugarGirls'']]: A heart-wrenching story that deals with the high hopes and shattered dreams of three young people. The characters, all of whom seem to have some sort of [[CatGirl birth]] [[OffModel defect]], at first lead happy lives, but a series of [[ShockingSwerve devastating events]] sets their lives into a downward spiral. Contains themes of repressed homosexuality, serious illness and unrequited love. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-LpdSj4E6E&feature=related#t=6m57s Has been compared]] to Zora Neale Hurston's seminal novel ''TheirEyesWereWatchingGod.''
* [[spoiler: [[ThatGuyWithTheGlasses Bum Reviews]]]]: A man, rejected by society, refuses to be discouraged. He relentlessly pursues his passion, and finds greatness in all that he sees. He tells others of what he has learned in a series of inspirational, [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/thatguywiththeglasses/bum-reviews/7789-bumup uplifting]] stories.
** [[spoiler: ''Melvin, Brother of the Joker'']]: A rather well-known work by one of the Internet's most famous comedians, this short film details the life of a lesser-known relative of [[Film/TheDarkKnight one of cinema's greatest villains]], and all the hardships that come with his choices in life.
* [[spoiler:''IrateGamer'']]: [[{{Plagiarism}} Inspired]] by [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd one of the Internet's most renound comedians]], one man [[CriticalResearchFailure shares his knowledge]] of the art of video games while also [[CausticCritic passionately]] [[AccentuateTheNegative stating his criticism of the industry]]. With [[BadBadActing unbelievable acting]] and [[SpecialEffectsFailure mind-blowing special effects]], such [[SarcasmMode ingenious work]] can [[ScheduleSlip only be updated once in a good while]].
* [[spoiler: 90s Kid from WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall]]: An enthusiastic young man with an unending love for the last decade of the 20th century. He continues to see the good in the [[RobLiefeld artists]], [[ImageComics institutions]], and [[DarkerAndEdgier philosophies]] of his era even as others [[JumpTheShark lose their appreciation for such works]].
* [[spoiler:''WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd'']]: An [[UnstoppableRage emotional]], heartfelt look back at some of the gaming industry's achievements [[Horrible/VideoGames most notable for their quality]], from the Atari era to the present day, highlighting the aspects of each classic that stand out the most. This magnum opus throws no punches, illustrating the feelings that a game can instill in its player with [[ClusterFBomb a unique sense of language]] and [[ToiletHumour a distinct brand of comedy]], and even [[SpecialGuest features classic figures of contemporary media as characters.]]
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/VeggieTales'']]: Cutting edge digital animation reproduces the most epic story in the history of the world, the Old Testament in its entirety. From Joshua to Moses to Daniel, see the story of Israel told over two decades of painstaking animation set to an award-winning and unforgettable orchestral score.
* [[spoiler:''[[WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}} 6teen]]'']]: An in-depth examination of adolescent society and its workings.
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'']]: The quest of five teenagers who can channel GaiasVengeance, are the only hopes against a corrupt billionaire and his subordinate, who both wish to obtain the last remaining area of pristine nature in a dying, polluted world. Later, several new villain characters were introduced, and the lives of the five heroes soon became twisted into an endless struggle to stop several superpowers from succeeding in their goals.
* [[spoiler:RalphBakshi's ''WesternAnimation/TheLordOfTheRings'']]: [[{{Rotoscoping}} Reality and animation intertwine]] in this re-imagination of a beloved literary classic.
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerryTheMovie'']]: Your favorite cartoon duo returns for a new generation in an all-talking, all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza. Introducing a cast of new and endearing characters that will surely be welcomed into the canon with open arms.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/BeastMachines'']]: This sequel to one of the greatest completely-CGI shows of the 90s embraced both ecological themes and the question of what it means to truly have free will.
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/{{Delgo}}'']]: An epic fantasy adventure a [[DevelopmentHell decade in the making]], telling an [[ClicheStorm original]] and timeless story about racial differences and the pointlessness of war.
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/PinkyElmyraAndTheBrain'']]: A crossover between two beloved children's classics, one of which is an academy award winner. One of the [[TheScrappy most well-known characters]] of the older series joins with the heroes of the newer one, [[JumpTheShark changing the series forever]].
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'']]: Good versus evil in an action series filled with espionage and high tech gadgetry. Females take a significantly more leading role in this series than most spy dramas.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'']]: Teens from all of Canada ''think'' that they are copetteing with ''each other'' for a large sum of money, but they really have to survive against the evil reality show host who does [[JerkAss very sadistic things]] to the campers and pulls out traps from [[AssPull seemingly out of nowhere]] all in one deserted island far out in a sea in [[WhereTheHellIsSpringfield the middle of nowhere]] with no outside help.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/RocketRobinHood'']] In this classic Canadian series, an ancient legend is [[RecycledInSpace reimagined for the modern world]]; featuring [[EarWorm memorable musical numbers]] and innovative animation techniques.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'']]: Two creative, intelligent step-brothers come up with innovative ideas to have fun, but their sister is the only person to recognise how dangerous their acts are, and tries to do whatever she can to save them from harm. Meanwhile, their bizarre looking pet goes on spy missions to stop the schemes of an evil scientist, but deep down he is really just deeply emotionally troubled and wants to be loved.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TheRobonicStooges'']]: Why settle for just one WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget, when you can have ''three'' of them, constantly crossing each other up? And not just any trio, but the most legendary physical comedy team of all time.
* [[spoiler: ''Creator/DingoPictures'']]: An animation studio contributing to bring well-known animation classics to video game consoles.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster'']]: A cartoon featuring few of the most classic video game characters united to battle against the forces of evil. The video game equilavent of LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen(and only one, too).
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'']]: A beloved video game hero finds himself battling sadistic robots in a surreal world where nothing is as it seems.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'']]: A shadowy paramilitary organization heroically fights child exploitation and abuse.
* [[spoiler: ''ATrollInCentralPark'']]: From the [[Creator/DonBluth creator]] of ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'' comes a magical and heartwarming tale of a rather unique hero who befriends two mischievous young children and [[GreenAesop teaches us that the world would be a better place if we cared for and respected all the wonders around us.]] Features the voice of the late Dom Deluise.
* [[spoiler: ''SupermanBrainiacAttacks'']]: The acclaimed superhero series from the 90's is back for a new adventure, when the protagonist's two greatest arch-enemies return. But you've never seen (or heard) these threats like this before! Takes the mythology of the series and turns it on its ear, going into places its fanbase never expected!
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot'']]: In this Emmy Award-winning series, an artificial being with superhuman abilities seeks to fit in with the humans it protects, only to find that being 'normal' is practically non-existant.
* [[spoiler: ''VideoBrinquedo'']]: Brazilian company which makes [[{{Mockbuster}} adaptations of well-known works]], and have [[FourKidsEntertainment notorious cast]] for the English dub.
** [[spoiler: Little Princess School]]: A series of [[TastesLikeDiabetes charming]] SliceOfLife shorts with [[FiveTokenBand a racially diverse main cast]] comprised of [[DisneyPrincess fairytale-inspired characters]], [[RecycledInSpace except they're]] [[GenericCuteness adorable 7-year old]] [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses princesses]] training to someday rule their kingdoms with poise and grace. Plus [[EarWorm a REALLY catchy theme song.]]
* [[spoiler: ''FreddieAsFRO7'']]: A young boy acquires magic/psychic powers and becomes the world's greatest secret agent. He travels the world hunting down his evil shapeshifting aunt.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'']]: Our heroes from the prequel trilogy return for this {{interquel}}, and Anakin has a padawan [[CreatorsPet whom everyone loves]].
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'']]: A young boy is trapped in {{Hell}}ish dimension, struggling to keep his purity as he is hounded by TheLegionsOfHell, a AxCrazy {{yandere}}, and the son of the devil.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelSuperHeroes'']]: SilverAge comics [[ClipArtAnimation come to life]] in a series fondly remembered for its constant faithfullness to the original stories, and also for the [[EarWorm unforgettable]] [[BraggingThemeTune heralds]] the protagonists received.
* [[spoiler: ''TitanicTheLegendGoesOn'']]: An uplifting story of overcoming adversity and transcending social class in the name of love, based on a legendary true event during the early years of the 20th Centruy.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersUnitedTheyStand'']]: Some of MarvelComics' most underappreciated superheroes get their turn in the limelight.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'']]: A deep character study of how a lonely girl seeks to explore the nature of our souls.
** [[spoiler: "Lesson Zero"]]: HilarityEnsues when the writers shake one of the key foundational elements of the series.
* [[spoiler: ''TheLegendOfTheTitanic'']]: Another take on the great tragedy of the early 20th century where two young people must struggle in the name of love against a vile man. Giving us the [[BlatantLies truth]] about the events who occured, this timeless classic features a message [[{{Anvilicious}} important]] about saving our friends the whales.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/DaBoomCrew'']]: A group of children get trapped in the video game they've created and must defeat a EvilOverlord while finding a way home.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'']]: Two [[HeterosexualLifePartners lifelong best friends]] face life-threatening and/or surreal situations on a near-daily basis.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'']]: An epic and classic tale with a PostModern spin--a young yet {{badass}} hero wielding a golden sword and his mystical [[RubberMan stretching]] CanineCompanion must [[SaveThePrincess rescue]] [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses princesses]] from an [[SanitySlippage insane]] and [[{{Yandere}} sadistic]] [[AnIcePerson ice king]].
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'']]: A man who loves his work enough that he's willing to stay dedicated to it despite a modest income and his two best friends, one who [[DeadpanSnarker always knows the right thing to say at the right time]], and [[TheDitz his loyal faithful companion dog]], all try to solve life's problems through [[IdiotBall critical thinking]] and [[NoFourthWall an understanding of how their world works]]. The friends are so loyal and loving that they spend much of their time [[TooDumbToLive saving their companion from terrible things happening]]. On many occasions, they try to make their show educational by giving the viewer [[SpoofAesop valuable life lessons on how to handle problems]]. They also have a tight-knit group of farm-based acquaintances that entertain the viewer with their fun antics that highlight how they handle their own problems while taking enough time to give the viewer some life lessons of their own. Both sets also entertain us with their own songs of their own original composition.
* [[spoiler: The Grasshopper and the Ants]] (1934): Creative artists deserve government subsidy.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}'']]: A series [[BlatantLies based on]] [[{{Ultimate Spider-Man}} one of the 21st century's most popular comics]] stars a promising teenaged superhero, with a sense of humor even stronger than his agility, as he trains to become the best crimefighter he can. Accompanying him are four other superpowered adolescents.
* [[spoiler: ''{{Metalocalypse}}'']]: [[FiveManBand five]] [[DysfunctionJunction damaged souls]] band together and struggle against the pressures of fame, the machinations of their CrapsackWorld's [[TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness authority figures]], and their own [[ManChild mental limitations]] to create [[InformedAbility world-renowned]] [[CatchPhrase brutal]] art.
* [[spoiler: ''MyLifeMe'']]: [[OccidentalOtaku An aspiring manga artist]] copes with day-to-day life in this closer look at anime fandoms. Known for its [[UncannyValley peculiar art style]], [[ShallowParody the creators' knowledge on the subject matter]], and [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter charming characters]].
[[/folder]]


[[folder:Real Life]]
* [[spoiler: Uwe Boll]]: A daring film director who [[VideoGameMoviesSuck brings all your favorite video games to the big screen]], this [[GoodOldFisticuffs two fisted]] European ''[[SmallNameBigEgo auteur]]'' has generated more [[{{Hatedom}} discussion]] among [[SingleIssueWonk film fans]] and [[TheEveryman the common man]] than [[UpToEleven any other director living]]. Well known for his [[VideoGameMoviesSuck innovative adaptations]] of popular culture icons and beloved classics, [[SoBadItsHorrible his work]] [[StealthInsult rains down like gold]] onto the populace. In addition to having [[IncrediblyLamePun stunned his critics]], his films have rarely failed to meet [[SpringtimeForHitler their financial goals]]. In the world of filmmaking, [[MemeticMutation there he is simply the, singular, genius]].
* [[spoiler:RobLiefeld]]: One of the most popular and influential comic book artists of the 90's, his imaginative distortions of the human anatomy created an utterly [[SoBadItsHorrible unique dynamism]].
* [[spoiler: Jack Thompson]]: A very vocal lawyer with a flair for the theatrical and non-gamer who bravely defended MassEffect from a news story that grossly exaggerated the sexual content in the game.
* [[spoiler: [[CtrlAltDel Tim Buckley]]]]: One of the Internets most well known webcomic artist has recently (at the time of writing) dealt with a real world issue in his world of fantasy. He is well loved by his fans.
* [[spoiler: WorldWarOne]]: A global initiative much-welcomed across national borders that sparked a prolific movement in poetry, resulted in the emancipation of women voters across the globe and was partially responsible for the resulting career of a [[AdolfHitler uniquely charismatic world leader]] who would transform his country forever. Also spread in many countries concept of peace.
* [[spoiler: WorldWarTwo]]: It single-handedly ended the greatest period of economic downturn the United States has ever known. Full of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Crowning Moments of Awesome]] and has a major GoodVersusEvil theme to it. It inspired many great literary and cinematic works.
* [[spoiler: Creator/JackChick]]: His unique and inspired artwork has done much to further the gospel of love, mercy, grace and peace as espoused by Jesus Christ.
** [[spoiler:Fred Phelps]]: A rather vocal pastor whose unique preaching style has drawn the attention of millions of Christians, as well as non-Christians. His actions have allowed Conservative supporters of the Iraq war and Liberal Gay Rights activists to find common ground and, if only for a moment, unite.
** [[spoiler:James Cone]]: A preacher who seeks racial justice. One of his disciples was like a mentor to a major political figure.
* [[spoiler:The Game]]: You don't even have to think about it!
* [[spoiler:Self injury]]: A way to relieve stress which is most commonly done by teenage girls.
* [[spoiler:The Slave Trade]] A prosperous system that brought sugar, tobacco and many other products to Europe, created thousands of jobs in Britain and other major ports, and culminated in the creation of reggae and blues music, and, by extension, rock and roll.
* [[spoiler:Communism]]: Everyone gets everything they need!
* [[spoiler:Capitalism]]: Some good honest work and the world is your oyster.
** Alternately, greed creates everything.
* [[spoiler:Objectivism]]: A deconstruction of communism in which everything is inverted.
* [[spoiler:Nuclear Weapons]]: A triumphant collaboration between modern science and the hi-tech industry responsible for brining an end to the second world war, whose existence has resulted in the longest period of continuous peace between The Great Powers in recent history. The continued development of this technology has produced countless spin-offs both large and small and trillions of dollars worth of research innovation, including sources of power that produce no greenhouse gas emissions. Humanity can look forward to a bright, glowing future as it continues to spread across the globe and into the third world.
* [[spoiler:Death]]: An end to all pain and misery that puts your mind at ease. No one is left out!
** A cure for all diseases.
* [[spoiler:{{Griefer}}]]: Someone who livens up online gaming.
* [[spoiler:[[DigitalPiracyIsEvil Copyright]]]]: Everyone can take down numerous criminals by using their own creations.
** Though you'd better not use tropes, as all tropes are copyright.
* [[spoiler:Conspiracy theories]]: Accounts of various cabals of [[MagnificentBastard Magnificent Bastards]] [[VillainWithGoodPublicity with good publicity]].
* [[spoiler:AdolfHitler]]: A leader who brought his country out of a severe economic downturn and moved audiences with his [[LargeHam fiery speeches]]. His [[MurderIsTheBestSolution innovative]] [[KillThemAll approach to civil rights]] helped increase popular sensitivity toward, and expose the true evil nature of, racism and anti-Semitism, leading to their marked decline in the Western world. His [[TakeOverTheWorld ambitious]] [[WorldWarII foreign policy]] led to significant reforms in international law, including the international prosecution of war criminals.
** Don't forget that his party's contributions still continue [[GodwinsLaw to be referenced]] in popular rhetoric to this day!
* [[spoiler: O.J. Simpson]]: A popular sports figure who successfully made the switch to acting ... but whose movie career was derailed by the tragic death of his beloved wife. The huge outpour of emotion from the public made him one of the most memorable personalities of his time.
* [[spoiler: Guillotine]]: A device invented to render painless what, in the past, had often been a lengthy, painful procedure. In addition to its proper function, it is an infallible cure for headaches.
* [[spoiler:{{Munchkin}}s]]: Those who refuse to submit to the artificial standards set by the society around them, choosing instead the most ancient and noble quest ToBeAMaster. They blaze their own path.
* [[spoiler:Tapeworms]]: Loveable pets who are cheap to maintain, easy to care for, and will never leave your side. They'll even help you lose a few extra pounds!
* [[spoiler:Joseph Stalin]]: An intelligent and bold world leader whose belief in both the greatness of his country and the equality of all men led him to undertake sweeping economic and social reforms that effect the world even to this day. One of the most powerful Allies in WWII and the first minority leader of his nation, he is still remembered fondly by many of his countrymen. Also, a brilliant tenor singer.
** [[spoiler:Vladimir Ilyich Lenin]]: Mentor to the above-mentioned, as well as many other future rulers and reformers. An inspiration to millions with his passionate pleas for the middle class to become more involved in social justice.
** [[spoiler:Vyacheslav Molotov]]: Colleague of the above. A cunning diplomat and [[EvilChancellor uncompromising public servant]] who [[IDidWhatIHadToDo made countless difficult decisions]] for the good of his country. Best known for the alcoholic beverage named in his honour.
* [[spoiler:MDMA a.k.a. Ecstasy]]: Once one of the essential tools in a particular school of group therapy. Inspires near-instant euphoria and can make even the most uptight square dance like there's no tomorrow.
* [[spoiler:Cancer]]: What happens when the cells in your body ''don't'' grow old and die.
* [[spoiler:War]] : A means of [[DrillSergeantNasty teaching young men the virtues of cooperation and commitment]] and dedicating them to finding [[KillEmAll solutions to environmental problems]]. Encourages the growth of technology and [[LensmanArmsRace fosters the invention of innovative devices]]. Provides travel arrangements at no charge and enables ordinary folk to [[EarthIsABattlefield see far away countries]] and [[UrbanWarfare visit foreign cities]]. Also teaches young men the [[WeHaveReserves true]] [[CannonFodder value]] of [[HumansAreWarriors human existence]]. And gives them ways to learn [[RapePillageAndBurn true means of personal]] [[BringYourHalterToTheSlaughter fulfillment]] and [[ArmyOfThievesAndWhores enjoy the company of others]]. Many have been [[{{Plunder}} personally enriched]] by this [[ShellShockedVeteran unforgettable]] [[WarIsHell experience]]. Even better, it's an exceptionally useful means of [[TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized bringing down despotic rulers]], giving them [[CruelMercy another chance at life]], and sometimes even offering them [[SealedRoomInTheMiddleOfNowhere a new kingdom]]; it also has [[WarForFunAndProfit widespread economic benefits]]. Has been the source material for many famous and renowned [[Literature/TheIliad plays]], [[FullMetalJacket films]], [[ATaleOfTwoCities books]], and [[VideoGame/CallOfDuty video games]]. Keeps [[WhatASenselessWasteOfHumanLife overpopulation in check]]. Improves skills in [[ColdSniper mathematics]], [[{{Plunder}} economics]], [[{{Gorn}} anatomy]], and [[CombatMedic medicine]]. [[MyCountryRightOrWrong A great way]] [[JustFollowingOrders to increase]] [[PatrioticFervor patriotism]], and also [[HumansAreWarriors an iconic part of human history.]] Used by numerous countries (whether out of [[ZergRush necessity]] or [[GenderIsNoObject choice]]) to equalize sexes and races in both [[WhatMeasureIsAMook value]] and [[SamusIsAGirl capability]], frequently [[{{Conscription}} bringing together]] men and women from [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits all walks of life]] in [[MillionMookMarch heartwarming displays of unity]].
* [[spoiler: Elections]]: A means of [[VolleyingInsults rewarding]] [[SleazyPolitician respected members]] of [[HobbesWasRight human]] [[PowderKegCrowd society]] for their [[EvilIsCool generous services]] and [[AmbitionIsEvil selfless devotion]] to [[HobbesWasRight mankind]].
* [[spoiler: Jury Duty]]: Your reward for being a responsible adult.
* [[spoiler: The Dictionary]]: A vast work of literature with many variations and languages widely considered to give meaning to the role of language in our lives. Promotes good spelling.
* [[spoiler: The Black Death]]: An event that resulted in massive social, political, and scientific reforms. We probably would not be as advanced as we are today if this hadn't happened.
* [[spoiler: Kim Il-sung]]: This [[FullCircleRevolution freedom fighter]] first helped liberate his country first from [[ImperialJapan an evil imperialist regime]]. Afterwards, he then took control of [[NorthKorea his very own nation]] and [[KoreanWar defended it from]] [[TheUnitedStates a major capitalist power]]. [[MilitaryDictatorship He never let the defence of his country fall out of his interest]] and [[PersonalityCult always made sure to remind his people of his importance in society]].
* [[spoiler: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burke_and_hare William Burke and William Hare]]]]: Two enterprising and hardworking Irishmen who benefited science and medicine greatly.
* [[spoiler:''Globalization'']]: Bringing the world together!
* [[spoiler:''Incest'']]: Useful for everything from simplifying the dating scene to homeschooling your kids on a very important issue.
* [[spoiler: Muammar Gaddafi]]: A member of an oppressed and impoverished minority in his country who grew up in a backwater before rising to worldwide prominence at a very young age. He was notorious for keeping live exotic animals in an elaborate private compound; having a coterie of female bodyguards and assistants; questionable wardrobe choices including gaudy military uniforms; an addiction to plastic surgery; and evading serious criminal charges. Though his later career was in serious decline, he was staging a comeback when he died unexpectedly.
* [[spoiler: Pol Pot]]: A brave teacher who led a movement starting in [[ChildSoldiers his own classroom]] for [[DirtyCommunists political and economic reform]], [[ASlaveToTheIndex mass employment]], and academic equality.
* [[spoiler: The AmericanCivilWar]]: An epic event in the formation of a modern world power which affirmed the equality of all peoples, evoked powerful religious and patriotic imagery in picture and song, and forever altered that nation's political scene.
* [[spoiler: Cannibalism]]: both a source of food, and a form of population control!
[[/folder]]

[[folder:TV Tropes]]
* [[spoiler:AdHominem]]: A deep insight into the character of your opponent.
* [[spoiler:{{AssimilationPlot}}]]: Fail-proof plot to unite all peoples and ensure that they are never lonely or in conflict with each other again.
* [[spoiler:AuthorExistenceFailure]]: Long-term writer's block.
* [[spoiler:BatheHerAndBringHerToMe]]: Promotes proper personal hygiene when one is a guest of an [[EvilOverlord important figure]].
* [[spoiler:BileFascination]]: Ensures that [[SoBadItsHorrible less popular works]] still get [[SnarkBait the attention they deserve]].
* The late [[spoiler: Complain About Shows You Don't Like]]: Once one of the few pages on TVTropes that let you freely express your opinions on fictional works.
* [[spoiler:CompleteMonster]]: A very effective villain.
* [[spoiler:CurbStompBattle]]: A hero's victory is assured.
* [[spoiler:DarthWiki]]: TV Tropes on a dark, badass background color.
* [[spoiler:DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist]]: A game's way of telling you that it's okay to suck at video games.
* [[spoiler:DeathWorld]]: A land with many exotic animals and environments that you can [[TooDumbToLive interact with]]. So exhilarating, if you come there you'll never leave!
* [[spoiler:DesignatedVillain / DesignatedHero]]: Characters who force viewers to question the morality of the "heroes" and "villains."
* [[spoiler:DieForOurShip]]: Character has done something far worse than anything a CompleteMonster could ever do.
* [[spoiler:DracoInLeatherPants]]: Villain whose wrongful acts are rooted in a traumatic past.
* [[spoiler:EverybodyHatesMathematics]]: Simplicity is good.
* [[spoiler:FakeDifficulty]]: The increasing of a game's challenge in unexpected and unconventional ways.
* [[spoiler: ForTheEvulz]]: Motivation deeper than money or power.
* [[spoiler: ForcedLevelGrinding]]: Video game mechanic sure to prolong the player's enjoyment.
* [[spoiler:FurryFandom]]: Become one with nature.
* [[spoiler:{{GIFT}}]]: Witness the power of the internet in broadening the scope of conversations that would never happen in real life.
* [[spoiler:GodwinsLaw]]: [[HogansHeroes I'm no Nazi!]]
* [[spoiler:ItSucks]]: Constructive criticism.
** [[spoiler:ItsEasySoItSucks]]: The belief that we all should seek out more challenge in video games.
** [[spoiler:ItsShortSoItSucks]]: The belief that video games need to be more epic.
** [[spoiler:ItsPopularNowItSucks]]: A warning that something has become or is about to become a CashCowFranchise.
** [[spoiler:TheyChangedItNowItSucks]]: Undeniable proof that change is bad.
*** [[spoiler:ItsTheSameNowItSucks]]: You fail originality forever.
* [[spoiler:LastMinuteHookup]]: The author resolves the romantic loose ends of a story rather than leave things up in the air.
* [[spoiler:LogicalFallacies]]: All the tools you need to write like a professional creationist.
* [[spoiler:MarySue / MartyStu]]: The sweetest and[[strike:/or]] most BadAss character to grace fiction. Completely unstoppable, everyone falls head over heels for him or her, and overall the go-to guy or girl for any -- and we mean ''any'' -- problem you have.
* [[spoiler:MisterSeahorse]]: A popular romantic FanFiction premise, in which two StarCrossedLovers defy societal norms and push themselves [[SerialEscalation to ever greater heights]] to fully consummate their love and form a true family.
* [[spoiler: MoralEventHorizon]]: A [[CompleteMonster character]] defining moment.
* [[spoiler:{{Narm}}]]: Finding comedy in the most serious moments.
* [[spoiler:NauseaFuel]]: Repeated viewings of this could help you lose weight.
* [[spoiler: NightmareFuel]]: Unique imagery that you'll probably remember even in your deepest sleep.
* [[spoiler:NintendoHard]]: A video game that's challenging and keeps you coming back for more.
* [[spoiler:NoGuyWantsToBeChased]]: A good reason as to why women never ask out men.
* [[spoiler:ParanoiaFuel]]: A reminder to be more alert.
* [[spoiler:PerverseSexualLust]]: Admiration of a fictional character.
** [[spoiler: {{Rule 34}}]]: The ultimate way of showing passion for a [[PerverseSexualLust beloved fictional character]].
*** Alternately, a much-persecuted alternative lifestyle.
* [[spoiler:PressXToDie]]: A fancy way to exit the game.
* [[spoiler:PressXToNotDie]]: A video game mechanic that will keep you on your toes.
* [[spoiler:RageQuit]]: A dramatic acceptance of one's defeat.
* [[spoiler:RubberBandAI]]: Computer adjusts itself to suit your skill level.
* [[spoiler:ShockingSwerve]]: A twist ''no one'' sees coming.
* [[spoiler:So Bad It's Horrible]]: A work with room for improvement.
* [[spoiler:StrawmanHasAPoint]]: The losing side of a debate isn't completely wrong.
* [[spoiler:StupidSexyFlanders]]: PerverseSexualLust with a unique twist.
* [[spoiler:TakeThat]]: Individuals provide their negative opinions on others through subtle [[PotHole links]] and phrases.
** Or: People don't waste time on writing lenghty {{Author Filibuster}}s.
* The late [[spoiler:Unsinkable Ship]]: No one can hate on this [[{{Shipping}} ship]]. '''''No one.'''''
* [[spoiler:WellIntentionedExtremist]]: Someone who sees a problem and is determined to solve it [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans as best s/he can]], come hell or high water.
* [[spoiler:WhatTheHellHero]]: The nobly-intended, audacious acts of the hero are denounced by his cowardly, incapable and self-righteous "friends".
* [[spoiler:WouldntHitAGirl]]: A tradition that reduces domestic violence.
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\n[[folder:Anime and Manga]]\n[[index]]
* [[spoiler:''Anime/CodeGeass'']]: A deep meditation on the rival merits of violent revolution from the outside versus reform from the inside of a government. Themes of parental abandonment, familial tensions, and the emotional fallout of revenge, war, and terrorism run throughout the show. Both main protagonists, childhood friends, [[spoiler:commit parricide]], and the show deftly explores their different reactions, and methods of transforming the world by their idealism. The second season delves far into the question: "how far can you trust a friend?" Full of epic mecha battles and CrowningMomentOfAwesome.
WorseThanItSounds/AnimeAndManga
* [[spoiler:''DetroitMetalCity'']]: A young musician is faced with a difficult choice: should he continue to peruse a lucrative but unrewarding career to pay the bills, or defy the expectations of his coworkers and employer to follow his dreams?
WorseThanItSounds/{{Comics}}
* [[spoiler:''{{Miyuki-chan in Wonderland}}'']]: A girl may never wake up from her mad hallucinations. The series is also notable for {{subtext}} indicating repressed homosexuality.
WorseThanItSounds/{{Film}}
* [[spoiler:''CromartieHighSchool'']]: After falling in with the wrong crowd, an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent attends a school where anything is possible. Along the way he attempts to unravel the mysteries surrounding the students: from the strong, silent upperclassman that bears a strange resemblance to a deceased celebrity, to a respected student who may not be human at all.
WorseThanItSounds/FanWorks
* [[spoiler:''{{Gravitation}}'']]: A teenaged boy finds love in all the wrong places and musical success along the way. Notable for its groundbreaking inversion of traditional gender roles.
WorseThanItSounds/{{Literature}}
* [[spoiler:''TransformersArmada'']]: A slave-race caught in the center or a war between two larger and vastly more powerful factions struggles to win their freedom and find a world where they can live in peace, free from both the horrors of war and the shadow of their sinister creator.
** [[spoiler:''TransformersEnergon'']]: Years after this epic conflict,all sides have joined together in harmony and a new energy source has been discovered. This discovery has caught the eye of another race who want it for their own sinister purposes and several enemies, once thought destroyed, have returned and once more, these two sides must do battle once more. Immerse yourself in this exciting and inventive story with complex themes of war, betrayal, and discovering where your alliances lay.
WorseThanItSounds/LiveActionTV
* [[spoiler:''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'']]: A story of conflict between a miner's union and the local government over their land rights. Confronts its audience with the ethical ramifications of population control, genetic engineering, and the exponential growth in technological development. Grips its audience with the juxtaposition of rationality and foolhardy appeal to emotion.
WorseThanItSounds/{{Music}}
* [[spoiler:''GunslingerGirl'']]: Emotionally moving tale centered on several girls rescued from tragic circumstances and given a new lease on life by a public welfare branch of the Italian government. The relationships between the girls and their guardians are particularly profound.
WorseThanItSounds/ProfessionalWrestling
* [[spoiler:''PuniPuniPoemy'']]: Devastated by the murder of her parents, a young girl must awaken and master her latent magical powers to save the world from impending destruction. Tragedy occurs as the man she loves betrays her for the enemy, and her adopted family is captured. A spinoff of [[Anime/ExcelSaga a wildly popular anime series]].
WorseThanItSounds/TabletopGames
* [[spoiler:''GundamSeedDestiny'']]: A young man with [[TheBerserker anger problems]] joins a foreign military service against the birth country that betrayed him, but ends up fighting both a racist superpower and adherents of his birth country who want to protect the peace.
WorseThanItSounds/VideoGames
* [[spoiler:''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'']]: '''InAWorld''' where [[DefeatMeansFriendship combat success and failure affects interpersonal relationships]], one girl must consider the consequences of another's seeking approval from a parent who has been driven by lost love to extremes, including but not limited to [[ReplacementGoldfish artificial replacements]]. Just when she has the answers to this one, she finds herself needing to resolve the effects of misguided loyalty and [[WellIntentionedExtremist the weighing of a few people's happiness against that of entire dimensions]]. A few years later, the judgments she made on the first issues are muddied by newfound arguments and evidence.
WorseThanItSounds/WebComics
* [[spoiler:MagicalRecordLyricalNanohaForce]]: A boy tries to protect a girl despite being forced on the run from the authorities, losing control of himself and becoming a danger to those around him. With so many competing values at stake and the revelation that he must kill in order to survive, he must decide what is most important to him and what sacrifices must be made.
WorseThanItSounds/WebOriginal
* [[spoiler:''[=NieA_7=]'']]: A [[PerpetualPoverty destitute]] girl lives with an outcast, low-caste alien girl that is not accepted anywhere due to prejudice. They both live in the poorest district in Japan trying to eke out a living under the harshest of circumstances where a piece of fried fish means the difference between wealth and poverty.
WorseThanItSounds/RealLife
* [[spoiler:''NogizakaHarukaNoHimitsu'']]: Within a rich family, lives an influential girl who holds a dark secret. Such is the power of the secret that its revelation will destroy the lives of those whom she values.
WorseThanItSounds/WesternAnimation
* [[spoiler:''SaintSeiya'']]: A gripping religious tale of struggles and sacrifice of boys who had known only hell throughout their whole life, raising issues about what it means to grow up, how loyalty to an ideal and and something that represents that ideal are radically different, and whether or not such notions like "good" and "evil" are even allowable in the space of a debate or should be derided as childish.
* [[spoiler:''MiraiNikki'']]: The adventures of a lucky OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent who falls in love with a girl who [[StalkerWithACrush really admires him]] and is capable of [[AxCrazy wiping out]] [[{{Yandere}} anyone who dares to bring harm to him]].
* [[spoiler:''VisualNovel/HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi'']]: Murder mystery meets divine power in a series of short stories that will [[NightmareFuel have you on the edge of your seat]].
** [[spoiler:''Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai'']]: The tale of a young girl who gets the non-videogame equivalent of {{One Up}}s. [[GroundhogDayLoop Enough to make the Konami Code jealous.]]
** [[spoiler:''Umineko no Naku Koro ni'']]: A young man and his large family get caught up in a murder mystery plot allegedly orchestrated by a devious Witch and her associates. His spirit attempts to unravel what is really going on while trying not to lose faith in his family and himself.
** [[spoiler:''Umineko no Naku Kori ni Chiru'']]: The one who is truly behind the murder mystery time-loop steps forward, hinting that she is the sadistic combined spirit of the young girl's past lives. She and her ally proceed to take over completely, requiring the young man to ally himself with the previous Witch, who has been reduced to a shell of her former self. He encounters several anthropomorphic personifications of logic, including the young leader of a group of witch-hunting paladins and a detective from heaven who grew sick of the bureaucracy and forged his own path.
* [[spoiler:''{{Narutaru}}'']]: A plucky, young girl is drawn into a dangerous struggle against the forces of evil after she finds a mysterious creature with magical powers, and learns important lessons about [[KillEmAll friendship]], [[CrapsackWorld growing up]], and [[HumansAreBastards the inherent good in mankind]].
* [[spoiler: ''VisualNovel/SchoolDays'']]: A romantic comedy that takes [[IdiotPlot unexpected twists and turns]] ending with a boy and the girl of his dreams [[MummiesAtTheDinnerTable happily embracing]] while watching the sun set on a [[MemeticMutation nice boat]].
* [[spoiler:''[[Literature/HaruhiSuzumiya Endless Eight]]'']]: Really captures the pain in ''Film/GroundhogDay''.
* [[spoiler:''Anime/FullMetalPanicFumoffu'']]: A boy raised in war-torn Afghanistan is forced to cope with the cultural dissonance of trying to adjust to normal high school life despite having NoSocialSkills.
* [[spoiler: ''WorldDestruction'']]: A chivalrous and {{honor|Before Reason}}able man and his competent female sidekick set out on a heroic mission to bring an end to a committee that is conspiring to destroy the world.
* [[spoiler:''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}'']]: An OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent and a mysterious homeless man are brought together by fate to use the best of their unique abilities to help innocent girls recover from supernatural phenomena. A heartwarming story about overcoming one's own faults with the power of friendship.
* [[spoiler:''{{NEEDLESS}}'']]: A vivid tale of oppression and poverty that takes place in a ghetto that was quarantined by society. Only the strong survive and the weak die out. Even worse, there is a MegaCorp that oppresses every piece of the people's lives. There is one group though that is willing to stand up to them, though. They [[ComedicSociopathy work together]] for the greater good of the people and to end oppression.
* [[spoiler: ''ChisSweetHome'']]: A child is separated from her mother and forced to survive in an unfamiliar world, her only true allies being alien TrueCompanions and a fugitive with a good heart.
* [[spoiler:''Manga/DeathNote'']]: See a man consumed by the supernatural powers granted to him, from power over life itself, to [[GambitRoulette plans of the most unbelievable nature]]. Even the meals he eats show his power.
* [[spoiler:''Manga/DragonBall'']]: The deep, epic bildungsroman of a child who strengthens both his mind and his body through a long travel around the world; knows the joys of life as well as the most evil and wretched sins. As he discovers his true roots, he has to confront a moral dilemma and choose between the bonds of blood and family and everything he loves.
* [[spoiler:''LightNovel/StrawberryPanic'']]: A LOT of SchoolgirlLesbians hook up.
** An emotionally distant BrokenBird suffers from the loss of her beloved and becomes distant and even cruel towards her peers until an idealistic and soft spoken new student reaches out to her to heal her wounds and make her believe in love once more. Through the power of love, they overcome tragedy, academic stress, a generally socially unacceptable age difference, and the stigma their Catholic school *might* have against lesbian students.
* [[spoiler:''Manga/ExcelSaga'']]: An enthusiastic young woman teams up with a brilliant visionary to help enlighten the ignorant masses.
* [[spoiler:''KannazukiNoMiko'']]: Two magically gifted young women come together during a spiritual war and must figure out how to love amidst all the chaos and evil in their lives.
* [[spoiler:''Animation/BeautyAndWarrior'']]: An exiled princess manipulates twin brothers into fighting each other.
* [[spoiler:''MyBalls'']]: A young man who was at the wrong time at the wrong moment, finds himself [[SealedEvilInACan with a demon trapped in his body]] by accident. He was told to never [[ADateWithRosiePalms summon the demon]] for one month if he must prevent TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. However, TheLegionsOfHell will do all in their powers to bring the demon back.
* [[spoiler:SpaceThunderKids]]: This MassiveMultiplayerCrossover [[{{Plagiarism}} between]] several works of Korean animation shows a struggle of GrayAndGreyMorality featuring [[{{Padding}} epic battles]] which explore the [[WhoIsThisGuyAgain impersonal]] nature of warfare.
* [[spoiler:''OuranHighSchoolHostClub'']]: After inadvertently catching the eye of a group of handsome and wealthy young men who show her a world she never knew existed, a middle-class girl must face issues of class warfare and gender identity as she struggles to repay them for the events of that fateful first encounter.
* [[spoiler:''Literature/HaruhiSuzumiya'']]: An OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent has his world turned upside down when he meets a fellow classmate with a dangerous power. With the help of an ever silent bibliophile, a mysterious transfer student, and a victim of constant sexual harassment, he must prevent this classmate from destroying the world as we know it.
* [[spoiler:''{{Berserk}}'']]: A young knight embarks on a long, brutal journey in a world filled with gruesome demons and KnightTemplar priests and experiences the worst kind of corruption - betrayal. Full of epic battles and awesome characters.
* [[spoiler:''Manga/KOn'']]: A young group of ambitious school girls gets a new member and practices their music skills for a grand finale, while showing the true value of TrueCompanions.
* [[spoiler:''Manga/DetectiveConan'']]: The tragic and endearing story of a brilliant young detective who has sacrificed his life and true love to make Japan a better place by putting an end to crime.
* [[spoiler:''SoraNoWoto'']]: A new recruit to the military joins a small platoon. The recruit must defend the the local town from possible threats using the limited supplies that the platoon have while reflecting on the events and wars that brought the world into its current post-apocalyptic state.
* [[spoiler: ''Manga/FairyTail'']] An orphan is searching for his lost adoptive father. On his travels he meets a boy who lost his mentor to an accident he caused, a former slave-girl, a girl who ran away from home because of her overbearing father. His best friend is an amnesiac who was sent to capture him.
* [[spoiler: ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'']]: Young girls, through a wish of any kind, can change their lives and unknowingly save the Universe. But, for that, they will need to pay a really high price by sacrificing themselves and fighting against curses of similar pasts, while avoiding themselves to fail and fall into despair.
* [[spoiler: ''HadesProjectZeorymer'']]: A [[InvincibleHero powerful]] [[DesignatedHero supervillain]] sets up an EvilPlan to reclaim his doomsday device and TakeOverTheWorld. The series pays homage to older {{toku}} science fiction and is remembered fondly for its [[GameBreaker pivotal role]] in a [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWars popular crossover]].
* [[spoiler: ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'']]: One part gripping adventure story, one part philosophical meditation on the nature of death.
* [[spoiler: ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'']]: The quest of a teenager possessed by a malevolent entity to prove himself worthy of leading his village, in a world where human life is worthless, revenge is the law and children are thought to kill from a young age. Individuals with supernatural powers are forced to make intense moral choices, as their ideals and worldviews clash in a merciless battle of epic proportions.
* [[spoiler: ''{{ICE}}'']]: In the grim DesertPunk future, humanity is on its way to extinction. It's up to a {{badass}} AmazonBrigade to uncover foul plots, punch out {{Eldritch Abomination}}s, and save the world. Also, {{yuri}}.
* [[spoiler: ''Anime/GarzeysWing'']]: From director YoshiyukiTomino comes a SwordAndSandal epic in which a legendary hero returns to rescue his people from their oppressors through creative application of technology. The English dub in particular is renowned for its [[SoBadItsGood stellar]] voice acting
* [[spoiler: AxisPowersHetalia]]: A young heir willingly embraces a totalitarian ideology and joins forces with a DrillSergeantNasty and a CovertPervert in their plans to world domination.
* [[spoiler: Manga/YuYuHakusho]]: A misunderstood boy DesperatelySeekingAPurposeInLife dies twice,tragically upsetting everyone close to him,the TokenEvilTeammate included the second time.This boy turns out to be partially demon and uses his powers to fight epic battles against the evils of the Demon World
* [[spoiler: ''PilotCandidate'']]: An alternative take on the SuperRobotGenre in which the focus is placed not on pilots, but rather on young cadets on their journey to become pilots and ground crew. While less action oriented than most shows of its type, it has [[ConspicuousCG breathtaking CG animation]], an [[SoBadItsGood amazing]] dub with Creator/MichaelMcConnohie in an [[CrossdressingVoices unexpected role]], and an [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot intriguing plot]] that is sure to leave the audience [[GeckoEnding begging for more]].
* [[spoiler: {{Claymore}}]]: A girl with [[AllTheOtherReindeer a cursed existence]] wanders the land looking for {{revenge}}, accompanied only by a [[HeartwarmingOrphan young orphan boy]] and [[{{BFS}} her sword]]. Though she overcomes [[AlwaysChaoticEvil many obstacles]] [[TheUsualAdversaries and adversaries,]] will her object of revenge be her end - [[SuperPoweredEvilSide or the darkness looming inside of her?]]
* [[spoiler: ''TrinityBlood'']]: A young woman, in her quest for vengeance against an oppressive dictator, joins unlikely forces with a [[ObfuscatingStupidity bumbling priest]] with a DarkAndTroubledPast, as well as a [[TheGunslinger gun-toting]] [[DeceptivelyHumanRobots android]] and an imperial emissary, uncovering the threads of a plot by a mysterious group [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt to destroy earth]]. Again.
* [[spoiler: ''VisualNovel/OokamiKakushi'']]: In the style of [[BetterByADifferentName another well-known psychological thriller,]] a boy and his family arrive to a mysterious rural city where he must struggle for his own survival and uncover the dark secrets of his classmates. Along the way, he is caught up in a revenge tragedy that ultimately leads to a thrilling climax. The last episode is [[BizarroEpisode an exploration of surrealism.]]
* [[spoiler: ''LightNovel/NyarkoSan'']]: a reinterpretation of the Cthulhu Mythos for the twenty-first century that plays with the Mythos's iconic status in modern geek culture in surprising ways. It avoids the xenophobia of Lovecraft's original work - in fact, the human protagonist is a young Japanese man - and includes several strong female characters, human and otherwise. It's also notable for its examination of interpersonal and interspecies relationships and alien psychology.
* [[spoiler: ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'']] Two angels are sent to Earth to stop malevolent forces born from negative thoughts and emotions from destroying humanity with assistance from a priest, their NonHumanSidekick, and a boy who falls in love with one of them. At the same time, they must resist temptation from Earthly desires and battle their devilish rivals who want to open the gates of Hell.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Comics]]
* [[spoiler:''ComicBook/AllStarBatmanAndRobinTheBoyWonder'']]: An in-depth exploration of the mind of the popular character {{Batman}}, the traumatic death of the parents of his Teenage partner (who is 12 years old) and their quest for justice... Brought to you by the award-winning writer of ''SinCity'' and ''TheDarkKnightReturns'' and the critically acclaimed artist Jim Lee.
* [[spoiler:ComicBook/ChickTracts]] A Christian series of short comics addressing many important issues, such as drugs, alcohol, abuse, homosexuality, and suicide.
* [[spoiler:''Comicbook/{{Doom}}'' comic]]: With DemonicInvaders approaching, a lone soldier must embark on a suicidal mission: to locate a legendary weapon of unspoken power that will decide the ultimate fate of humanity.
* [[spoiler:''OneMoreDay'']]: The most unbelievable sacrifice a superhero has ever made.
* [[spoiler:''TheCloneSaga'']]: A superhero suffers from an identity crisis when he finds out that the life he's been living may have not actually been his own.
* [[spoiler:''{{Transformers}}: The Beast Within'']]: The Commander of a robotic commando force must unleash a dark power hidden within him in order to save his comrades.
* [[spoiler:''SupermanAtEarthsEnd'']]: The greatest superhero must survive in the shattered remains of Earth in the future, and must make the ultimate decision if he wants to retrieve his fallen comrade from a resurrected evil. He also says what may be the greatest most memorable line in all of comic book history-[[spoiler:[[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall "I AM A MAN! * Punch!* "]]]] Also, he fights twin clones of Hitler.
* [[spoiler: CountdownToFinalCrisis]]: Heroes from the DC universe must band together to go on a dimension hopping journey to save the world from a "Great Disaster". Spawning a multi plot structure, over countless other series, featuring different heroes and villains alike going through changes you never would have expected.
* [[spoiler: AmazonsAttack]] Epic story about what [[MamaBear mother can do to save her daughter]] with epic action, surprising plot twists and last page, that will show something almost as unexpectable as TheSpanishInquisition itself!
* [[spoiler: {{Ultimatum}}]] Action-filled adventure where the greatest heroes of the world has to join forces to save the world from one of the most powerful people in the planet, who want's to punish humanity for our sins.
* [[spoiler: Avengers Disassembled]] A [[ScarletWitch powerful being]] grieves for the loss of her children as her teammates battle a mysterious foe.
** [[spoiler: HouseOfM]] The same being uses her powers give everyone she knows what their heart's desire.
** [[spoiler: Decimation]]: The same being takes away dangerous superpowers away from 90% of the world's mutants.
** [[spoiler: ''Comicbook/CivilWar'']]: [[CaptainAmerica Legendary]] [[IronMan heroes]] unflinchingly look at the debate between Liberty vs Security in the modern world.
* [[spoiler: Power Pachyderms]]: Children of the atom, born with unique abilities, they are united by a common goal -- to protect the world that hates and fears them.
* [[spoiler: ''ComicBook/TheUnfunnies'']]: A delightful romp into the colorful, cartoony FunnyAnimal world of an artist who's in a bit of a pickle.
* [[spoiler: ''ComicBook/{{Warrior}}'']]: A WarriorPoet conquers his inner demons while staying true to his beliefs. The holiday edition will [[BrainBleach forever change]] the way you look at Christmas.
* [[spoiler: ComicBook/{{X-men}} 'The Draco']]: The truth is revealed about the background of one of Marvel's most popular mutants, with implications for the entire Marvel Universe - and the world as we know it!
* [[spoiler: ComicBook/{{300}}]]: A recounting of the Battle of Thermopylae explores Western views on the Middle East. Lots of HoYay for the YaoiFangirl in everyone.
* [[spoiler: [[CryForJustice Cry for Justice]]]]: A superhero, disillusioned with his team's ideals, decides to take a new direction, one he argues will be for the greater good, inviting other heroes to follow his path. And one of the team's deadliest villains prepares a plan that will spell tragedy.
* [[spoiler: Rise of Arsenal]]: A hero, forsaken with tragedy, must go on a journey that will unveil what he has become, as he sinks deeper and deeper into despair.
* [[spoiler: OneMomentInTime]]: The sequel to one of the most talked about stories in comic history, examining one of the most iconic and beloved relationships in the MarvelUniverse.
* [[spoiler: BombQueen]]: A haven for those who live outside society's laws is established by a beautiful but eccentric woman, whose rule comes under scrutiny and must be defended from civilization at large.
* [[spoiler: ''Magazine/{{Cracked}}'']]: A once-popular humor magazine [[FollowTheLeader hot of the heels of]] [[Magazine/{{MAD}} another popular humor magazine]] which presented humorous and clever TV and movie parodies along with other articles guaranteed to make readers laugh.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* [[spoiler:''[[Creator/DavidGonterman Sailor Moon: American Kitsune]]'']]: East meets West in this tale when two heroes with radically different upbringings collide. A mysterious young Japanese girl finds herself in the care of a St. Louis man, discovering a love for each other that knows no boundaries. Working through the hardships of culture shock, they discover a sinister plan that threatens to tear apart our heroes and plunge the world into tyranny. Adapted from a classic Japanese series with some American sensibilities mixed in.
* [[spoiler:''Hellstorm Evangelion'']]: A startling re-interpretation of an animated classic that realizes the original's theological implications to their fullest potential. Its apocalyptic fervor and passages on the nature of sexuality will leave you shaken.
* [[spoiler:''MyImmortal'']]: A passionate, darker re-imagining of a series of classic children's books, this tale centers around an emotionally troubled young woman who tries to fight the forces of evil, while dealing with a [[SoBeautifulItsACurse heartbreaking curse]] that threatens to tear her apart from her one true love. The most well-known and acclaimed work of its kind, it has been adapted into a novel and a motion picture.
* [[spoiler:''[[Fanfic/DoomRepercussionsOfEvil Doom - Repercussions of Evil]]'']]: In his fourteenth year of military service, a man trained from birth to hate and fear his enemy has a shocking epiphany.
* [[spoiler:''Stand of the Exiles'']]: The [[{{Padding}} long]] and [[PurpleProse eloquent]] tale of a [[TsundereSue headstrong]] if [[DistressedDamsel sheltered]] [[WhiteMagicianGirl priestess]] and a [[LawfulStupid gallant]] [[PurityStu knight]], who [[DeusAngstMachina take on two worlds]] and emerge undaunted if [[SympatheticSue somewhat the worse for wear]]. Based on a [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft best-selling MMO]], it is written with [[StealthInsult a skill that arguably surpasses]] that of certain [[FanDumb popular]] [[InheritanceCycle professional]] [[Literature/{{Twilight}} authors]].
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/HalfLifeFullLifeConsequences'']]:A man must test his character and save his brother in his hour of need, overcoming many obstacles on his way. Innovative in its use of language. Adapted into a rather successful film that captures the spirit of the story.
* [[spoiler:''Half Life: Hero Beggining'']]: The earth has been subjugated by a hateful alien race. One man takes it upon himself to lead a massive rebellion against them after witnessing the death of his mother at their hands. Although he faces adversity that would decimate the mightiest armies of the past, he encourages the people to struggle against them for their freedom. Like the above work, it is noted for its unique storytelling and well-received film adaptation.
* [[spoiler:''Half Life: Full Life Consequences - Free Man'']]: In a world torn apart by war, two brothers separated for many years find each other across enemy lines. [[CainAndAbel Although they originally grew up loving each other, they are now forced to do battle with one another.]] One brother blames the other for the hell he's been through during their time apart and wants nothing more than his death. Family ties are challenged, the strength of the human spirit tested, and ultimate fate of the planet decided in this highly anticipated conclusion of one of the most popular epics ever written (so much so that two studios were in a dispute over the filming rights!).
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/MyInnerLife'']]: In this [[{{Padding}} epic]] [[SelfInsertFic work]] based off of a [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda popular console-game franchise]], a [[AuthorAvatar traveling]] [[BlackHoleSue merchant]] finds [[RelationshipSue love]] with the hero of the realm. Its creative re-interpretations of [[CharacterDerailment characters]] and scenarios -- along with the [[{{Narm}} enthusiasm]] with which the [[SmallNameBigEgo author]] handled [[IkeaErotica sex scenes]] and [[{{Squick}} unique]] [[NauseaFuel customs]] -- have become [[SoBadItsHorrible nearly legendary]].
** A truly heartbreaking examination of fan culture. As a social reject falls in love with a fictional character, she retreats into dreams of life with said character while becoming increasingly angry at the outside world.
* [[spoiler:''Metal Gear Solid: Fight of Metal Gears'']]: A fanfic written by a prolific and popular author known for his creative twists of language, this story follows the son of a dead hero and his desperate attempt to live up to his legacy, with the help of his father's old friends. His encounter with his father's most notorious foe ends in a cliffhanger. Has been adapted into sequential art.
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/LegolasByLaura'']]: A classic heartwarming story about a beloved fantasy character and how far he will go to save his adopted sister from ultimate evil. Known for its creative use of language and unique twists on the language of Tolkien, it has been adapted into many media, including a book on tape and many pieces of sequential art.
* [[spoiler:''One Night with the Evenstar'']]: A future queen comforts a brave soul about to go on a dangerous mission.
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/MarissaPicard'']]: YouMeddlingKids [[BlackHoleSue gain glory]].
* [[spoiler:''DIGIMON SAVEZ THE WROLD!!1111'']]: The story of an intelligent, but not quite human creature, and its personal quest to stop a madman planning on isolating all of humanity.
** [[spoiler:''DIGIMON 2: RETURN OF DIGIMON'']]: The humanoid creature has a fateful encounter with a creation of the man who had broken his life several years prior. Know for its tear jerking love story.
** [[spoiler:''DIGIMON 3: PREDATOR VS DIGIMON'']]: The humanoid creature finds himself intertwined in the greater destiny and fate of [[Franchise/{{Predator}} a proud warrior alien creature]] stranded on Earth.
* [[spoiler:''Dinobot's Old Technology'']]: A passionate retelling of a well-received story, an android with shape-changing ability makes one last brave stand against the comrades it had betrayed. Famous for its thought-provoking use of language.
* [[spoiler:''FanFic/ARomanticallyRelevantSituation'']]: An Olympic athlete [[{{Squick}} really]] cares about her horses.
* [[spoiler:''Anakin Skywalker and the Jedi's Gem'']]: Characters you know well act out [[Literature/HarryPotter a modern classic]].
* [[spoiler: ''{{Sonichu}}'']]: Highly metafictional, MassiveMultiplayerCrossover examining the author's relationship with his own characters, and just how easily RealitySubtext can displace the intended purpose. A warning to all artists against dragging too much of oneself into one's work.
* [[spoiler:''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5055715/1/Total_Drama_Torture Total Drama Torture]]'']]: A [[DarkerAndEdgier vio]][[DarkFic lent]] series staring the entire original cast of the show it's based off of, and goes to such daring lengths with [[DudeNotFunny edgy content]], along with even giving the [[MartyStu main hero]] a harem of girlfriends to choose from.
* [[spoiler:''BATMAN: NEMESIS FIGHT'']]: One of the world's greatest heroes begins to become what he hates the most after suffering the tragic loss of his best friend and being betrayed by his true love.
* [[spoiler:''Halo: Halos In Space'']]: A seemingly ordinary soldier faces an assault by an extraterrestial specie and must use all of his skills and wits to survive. Takes creative liberties toward its source material.
** [[spoiler:''Halo: Halos In Space 2: Aliens Attack'']]: The soldier desperately tries to turn the tide of the war, but in doing so, he faces a powerful object of alien warfare and the wrath of the local enemy commander.
* [[spoiler:''FanFic/AvatarsIIWhenQwaritchTakesRevenge'']]: This sequel to the smash-hit blockbuster film brings one of the [[DracoInLeatherPants most]] [[RootingForTheEmpire popular]] [[ColonelBadass characters]] back from the dead for a riveting, action-packed and erotic tale with themes of revenge, redemption, love and letting past grudges go.
* [[spoiler: ''Fanfic/EigaSentaiScanranger'']]: Writer Vincent Jones speaks from the soul in his loving tribute to SuperSentai. Five fun-loving college students find out graduating will mean a lot more than tuition and term papers when their film professor turns out to be the leader of a secret defense group. Backed by decades of tradition, the students defend the world using miraculous powers and incredible battle machines. But will even that be enough to save Earth's resources from MAYHEM, the scourge of the galaxy?
* [[spoiler:''FanFic/HowIBecameYours'']]: StarCrossedLovers reunite after the man's marriage ends in failure and the woman has lost her child. Meanwhile, two teenagers finally gather the courage to admit their feelings while a former villainess is granted a new lease on life and falls in love with the man who saved her from certain death. Unfortunately, the first man's wife isn't too happy about this sudden turn of events and decides to confront her husband's "other woman". Oh, and there's lots of CostumePorn and SceneryPorn to go with it.
** [[spoiler:''FanFic/HowIBecameYoursRiseOfTheAgniArmy'']]: A continuation of the above tale, in which the StarCrossedLovers have passed on. Their offspring struggle to live in a world so unlike their own and must cope with the japes and taunts thrown at them for being "half-breeds". Fortunately, they have a very supportive cousin to look out for them. Meanwhile, the third couple's offspring are at constant odds with each other, made worse by the fact that their father is deathly ill.
* [[spoiler:''[[FanFic/DeltaInvasion Neon Genesis Evangelion II: Delta Invasion]]'']]: A [[MartyStu multi-talented hero]] and his [[InformedAttribute special]] sidekick join forces with the veterans of a [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion past war]] to stave off the invasion of [[MonsterOfTheWeek creatures]] [[YouFailBiologyForever beyond imagination]].
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/BartTheGeneral'']]: The story of the impact one woman's affair has on her family, her daughter's unexpected death, her son's coming of age and her husband's struggle with his despair.
* [[spoiler:''Fanfic/SoullessShell'']]: A boy, having lost his parents, becomes leader of a coalition of evil races, but tries to lead them to live in peace while dealing with the less moral members of his society.
* [[spoiler:''[[http://ppc.wikia.com/wiki/Little_Miss_Mary Little Miss Mary]]'']]: an epic May/September romance reminiscent of the works of Nabokov and JT Leroy. Also notable for its exploration of gender identity.
* [[spoiler:''WilliamCountry'']]: A [[MindScrew creatively executed]] tale of romance between [[ScrewYourself two gay teenagers]] and the challenges they must overcome.
* [[spoiler:Fuck The Jesus Beam]]: When their hero and savior is gone, people must resort to desperate means to stave off their foes, and then must work to undo the damage their mistake caused. A story about [[EnemyMine enemies coming together to face shared threats]], the consequences of the misuse of power and the lengths to which people will go to defeat their enemies.
* [[spoiler:A Very Special Arthur]]: One boy becomes an entirely different person to his friends and loved ones after becoming mentally retarded, and this deals with their struggles to come to terms with this.
* [[spoiler:The Coming of Munihausen]]: Three gaijin are involved romantically with the characters of ''Manga/SailorMoon''. Love conquers all, even death.
* [[spoiler: [[Fanfic/QuarterLifeHalfwayToDestruction Quarter Life: Half-Way To Destruction]]]]: In this classic two-fisted tale of science fiction, a mysterious figure stages a laboratory accident so he can steal the tools he needs to hold Dallas, Texas hostage. With the authorities too scared to make a move, it's up to [[HalfLife Gordon Freeman]] to bring this villain to justice!
* [[spoiler: Fanfic/RevengeRoad]]: A young woman is driven to the brink of despair by many unfortunate events in her life, including the one she loves rejecting her, ultimately leading to tragedy.
* [[spoiler: {{Cupcakes}}]]: A [[NightmareFuel harrowing]], [[CanonDefilement transgressive]] story that provides a chilling look into the disturbed mind of a cannibalistic murderess who masquerades as a cheerful baker. A [[DarkFic shocking reimagination]] of [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic the most talked-about new show of 2010.]]
* [[spoiler: Fanfic/{{Deserving}}]]: an unflinching exploration of non-traditional [[RapeIsLove relationship dynamics]] and [[MisterSeahorse families]] and the [[CharacterDerailment psychological cost]] of revenge. Famous for its many [[{{Narm}} quotable lines]].
* [[spoiler:[[FanFic/{{ITSMYLIFE}} ITS MY LIFE!]]]]: A [[SympatheticSue tragic]] yet [[GodModeSue capable]] [[SelfInsertFic heroine]] must [[PlotHole travel]] [[MindScrew through]] [[TimeyWimeyBall time]], [[BatmanCanBreatheInSpace space]], and [[FireAndBrimstoneHell the depths of the underworld]] to [[DeusExMachina save]] her [[OurZombiesAreDifferent fam]][[AIIsACrapshoot ily]] and [[InexplicablyAwesome understand herself]]. In the tradition of its [[FanFic/MyImmortal influential]] [[FanFic/LightAndDarkTheAdventuresOfDarkYagami predecessors]], this fanfic [[OutOfCharacter explores characterization]] [[CanonDefilement in innovative ways]] and [[RougeAnglesOfSatin puts a new spin]] [[DidNotDoTheBloodyResearch on lingustic conventions]].
** [[spoiler:TEEN FORTRESS 2]], from the same author that brought you the previously listed work, is an exploration of nine friends who are tired of fighting and instead want to take a break at [[HighSchoolAU the high school]], but instead face the problems of high school instead of war: drugs and alcohol, love, sex and pregnancy, exam stress, etc. It stars a main character who was brought to the events from escaping the consequences of unintentional murder, a nerd obsessed with getting high grades and other archetypal high school characters.
** [[spoiler:Fanfic/InvaderZimBornAgainChristian]]: In a separate continuty from the above, a former villain finds the inner peace to fight an old rival who has gone off the deep end. The story manages to dwell on the love and tolerance of Christianity without forcing any fundamentalist agenda on the reader.
** [[spoiler:THE MARRISSA GAMES]]: The protagonist of the first installment is forced into a sadistic game and must win the right to see her husband and daughter again. Along the way, she makes new friends, encounters old enemies, and is aided by mysterious allies, while her husband discovers long-buried secrets about his own dark past.
* [[spoiler: ''Fanfic/BellaSwanPregnantAndFurious'']]: the protagonist of a popular series of romance novels takes several levels in badass.
* [[spoiler: ''Fanfic/TheLastWar'']]: a story that gives one of the fandom's most popular non-canonical couples their happily ever after, while also exploring serious issues like domestic violence and the psychic strain of an unhappy marriage, and engaging in some innovative world-building regarding gender roles in the wizarding world.
* [[spoiler: FanFic/SherlockHomesVsJackTheRipper]]: RuleOfCool is in full force as the Great Detective takes several levels in badass and battles the most notorious serial killer of late Victorian Britain. Features action, [[{{Narm}} humor]], and an abundance of crossover cameos!
* [[spoiler: ''Fanfic/MyLittleUnicorn'']]: a reinterpretation of a popular cartoon that replaces the source material's emphasis on [[ThePowerOfFriendship interpersonal relationships]] with an [[ThePowerOfBelief alternative metaphysics]].
* [[spoiler: ''Fanfic/BecomingFemale'']]: A young man is [[GenderBender turned into a girl]] and realizes the sexism inherent in his community. After he adjusts to his new role in society, he and his classmates must fight for equality. The author makes a point of [[TakeThat using reviewers' feedback to guide her writing]].
* [[spoiler:''Homestuck High'']]: A teenager caught up in several serious romance issues is tasked to defend his love interest from an impending demonic force, using the power of Hell itself to let his body and mind transform itself into that of a demon slayer.
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[[folder:Films]]
* [[spoiler: ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen'']]: A member of the German nobility and the daughter on an actor set our on series of adventures in which they battle evil, converse with gods and assemble a team of elderly superheroes. On arrival home they defeat an invading army and a bureaucrat with a lisp.
* [[spoiler:''AfterLastSeason'']]: An inventive and groundbreaking film that dared to avert or subvert nearly every filmmaking trope in the book (as well as some that are so universal as to have been left out of the book). Though it starts out as a simple SliceOfLife story following a group of graduate students, the plot becomes progressively darker and {{Mind Screw}}ier as its protagonists discover a terrible secret while participating in a psychological experiment.
* [[spoiler:''Against the Dark'']]: Action film legend StevenSeagal stars as a plague survivor, teaming with other plague suriviors, fighting the victims of the plague who've turned into blood-lusting monsters.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'']]: A danger from the heavens is thwarted in a glorious triumph of the working class.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/{{Avatar}}'']]: A [[SceneryPorn beautiful]] story of an explorer finding love and purpose among the indigenous peoples of a new world. Certain to [[GreenAesop stimulate viewers' minds]] and evoke [[Disney/{{Pocahontas}} past]] [[{{Ferngully}} tales]].
* ''[[spoiler:Film/AxEm]]'': Terror lurks around every corner when a group of inner-city classmates journey to a friend's cabin for the weekend, and wind up facing off against a psychotic man who seeks vengeance for the deaths of a former friend whose family was killed years earlier. You'll be glued to the seat in suspense as this thriller builds to its dramatic and unforgettable conclusion!
* [[spoiler: ''BarbWire'']]: In a country devastated by war, a Fascist government searches for a scientist and spouse working for LaResistance, who take refuge in a bar under management by the spouse's ex-lover (the hero of the story) and a corrupted cop. [[{{Casablanca}} You're thinking of something else, I know]].
* [[spoiler:''Film/BatmanAndRobin'']]: An innovative retooling of a [[{{Camp}} classic]] [[TheSixties 1960s]] television series. [[PungeonMaster Arnold Schwartzenegger]] plays counter to type as [[AnIcePerson A nIce fellow]]. Brought to you by the director of ''Falling Down'', ''St. Elmo's Fire'', ''Flatliners'', and ''The Lost Boys'' comes [[KillItWithFire one of the most unbelieveable movies]] of all time.
* [[spoiler:''Film/BattlefieldEarth'']]: Giants invade earth for our resources, and the last of mankind has to make one final stand.
* [[spoiler:''Film/TheBurning'']]: Camp caretaker suffers a horrible accident and years later tries to fit back in the society.
* [[spoiler:''CannibalHolocaust'']]: A [[NauseaFuel powerful, really intense]] tale of survival, that also contains a subtle, refined criticism of the media and [[HumansAreBastards Human Nature]].
* [[spoiler:''{{Cars 2}}'']]: From [[{{Pixar}} the same people]] who brought you the ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' films, ''WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}}'', ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' and many other gems, comes a sequel to one of their most popular films. Its plot is similar to ''NorthByNorthwest''.
* [[spoiler: TheCatInTheHat]]: A classic story is brought to life in which two children are met by a jovial character who shows them how to have fun.
* [[spoiler: Film/{{Catwoman}}]]: Comic book adaptation features arguably DC Comics' most prominent female character aside from Wonder Woman. Stars Best Actress Oscar winner Halle Berry and that woman from ''BasicInstinct''. This film became famous for its courage to think outside the box and not be confined by comic book continuity!
* [[spoiler:''ChristmasWithTheKranks'']]: A married couple learns the hard way that Christmas is SeriousBusiness.
* [[spoiler:''Clones Of Bruce Lee]]'': A spy agency creates three clones of one of the greatest martial artists in history after the latter's death. TheyFightCrime.
* [[spoiler:''{{Clonus}}'', a.k.a. ''PartsTheClonusHorror'']]: A man raised in a seemingly utopian society discovers the horrifying secret behind it, and takes it upon himself to discover who - or ''what''- he really is. Possibly inspired [[TheIsland a later film]] by a [[Creator/MichaelBay multimillion-dollar-earning director]].
* [[spoiler:''Club Paradise'']]: In this wacky comedy, RobinWilliams is a man who opens his own private resort and, though the use of VeryFalseAdvertising, attracts many strange vacationers (played by alumni of ''SaturdayNightLive'' and ''{{SCTV}}''). Also starring Peter O'Toole. From the director of ''National Lampoon's Vacation'',''{{Caddyshack}}'' and ''Film/GroundhogDay''.
* [[spoiler: ''The Devil of Blue Mountain'']]: A [[SoBadItsHorrible truly frightening]] tale of two girls' escape from the clutches of a masked serial killer, also forcing them to confront [[TooDumbToLive their own character flaws]]. The [[BlatantLies Most Triumphant Example]] of [[LeaveTheCameraRunning Nothing Is Scarier]].
* [[spoiler: ''Dorf on Golf'']]: A veteran of TV and movie comedy takes on a popular international sport in this [[ViewersAreMorons crowd-pleasing]] satire.
* [[spoiler: ''DragonballEvolution'']]: Based on one of the most famous anime series of all time, this movie [[CharacterDerailment offers a new and interesting take on both the main character]] [[InNameOnly and the franchise as a whole.]] Contains an [[LargeHam outstanding performance]] by Chow Yun-Fat.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/DungeonsAndDragons'']]: The classic [[DungeonsAndDragons roleplaying game]] comes to life with Jeremy Irons as an [[HamAndCheese unforgettable villain.]]
* [[spoiler:''EdisonForce'']]: MorganFreeman and Kevin Spacey star in this tale of a [[JustinTimberlake brash young journalist]] who takes down a corrupt division of the city's police force, with the help of a bad cop gone good.
* [[spoiler:''Film/EnemyMine]]'': Two stranded soldiers, from opposite sides of a fierce conflict, must put aside their differences to survive a deadly wilderness. Features Academy Award winner Louis Gossett, Jr.
* [[spoiler:''[[SeltzerAndFriedberg Epic Movie]]'']]: In this groundbreaking deconstruction of the comedy, characters from [[MassiveMultiplayerCrossover all across the spectrum of cinema]] achieve self-awareness and begin to question their very existence. A profoundly experimental film that will change the way you look at movies.
* [[spoiler:''TheFinalSacrifice'']]: On the ruins of a once-great kingdom, a young boy must avenge his father's death, and a dejected man must atone for his past. Together, with only an aging vessel to guide them, they must stop an evil mystic from violently remaking the world in his own image. A gripping tale of adventure and redemption.
* [[spoiler:''Film/FridayThe13th1980'']]: A grieving woman finds her own way to mourn the tragic death of her son.
* ''[[spoiler:From Justin To Kelly]]'': Two of America's fastest-rising music superstars star in this unforgettable musical (a story about the power of love and self-discovery) that evokes memories of ''Film/{{Grease}}'' and ''Film/{{Fame}}''.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/TheGarbagePailKidsMovie'']]: Based on a popular [[TheEighties 1980s]] franchise, this movie defies conventions and genre, is notorious for its [[UncannyValley unforgettable]] characters, and overall thought to be one of the most notable movies among the elite few who have seen it [[NauseaFuel in its entirety]].
* [[spoiler:The American ''Film/{{Godzilla}}'' film]]: [[Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff Matthew Broderick]] stars as a brilliant yet [[YouSuck poor scientist with little respect]] who is called upon the US Army to track down and study a giant lizard. The film contains some brilliant acting by that lady who played [[TheSimpsons Bart Simpson]], and that one French dude was pretty good too. [[InNameOnly Another chapter in a franchise beloved the world over]].
* [[spoiler:''Film/HaroldAndKumarEscapeFromGuantanamoBay'']]: Wrongfully imprisoned by a corrupt federal agent, two fugitives embark on a dangerous quest to clear their names. On their way, they fall prey to a powerful conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of the United States government.
* [[spoiler:''HighlanderIITheQuickening'']]: [[Film/{{Highlander}} Your favourite hero]] is back! Forced out of retirement in a dystopian future, he must battle hordes of his own kind once again and save the world from its own follies. But will he figure out the [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse mystery]] of how his old mentor has [[BackFromTheDead returned to him?]] And what will happen when he learns the truth of his origins? With jaw-dropping visual effects and heart-pounding action scenes to rival ''Film/TheMatrix'' and ''Film/BackToTheFuture'', this sci-fi fantasy epic features Award-winner SeanConnery and is sure to become a classic the whole family will enjoy for years.
* [[spoiler:''{{Hobgoblins}}'']]: A young, working class hero tries to win the affections of his lady love while battling a monster that has the power to destroy mankind with its own desires. This film's scholarly value as a cultural record of [[TheEighties the era in which it was made]] cannot be understated.
* [[spoiler:''Literature/{{Hoot}}'']]: YouMeddlingKids are determined to save the planet.
* ''[[spoiler:The Hottie And The Nottie]]'': One of Hollywood's most well-known starlets appears in a film about the power of friendship and the essence of beauty. The film is an updated reworking of Shakespeare's ''Taming Of The Shrew''.
* [[spoiler:''HudsonHawk'']]: An ex-con is hired to steal one of the greatest secrets of the Italian Renaissance.
* [[spoiler:''TheIncredibleMrLimpet'']]: A re-imagining of Kafka's ''Metamorphosis'' in which a man driven insane by the excesses of his kind relinquishes his very humanity out of a twisted sense of patriotism.
* [[spoiler:''TheHumanCentipede'']]: A curious scientist comes up with a way of efficiently feeding humans.
* [[spoiler:''IKnowWhoKilledMe'']]: A symbolism-heavy psychological thriller that challenges the audience's perception of reality. The story centers around a young woman who may or may not have multiple personalities, and her attempts at solving a crime she may or may not have been a victim of. Notable for being one of the first truly dramatic roles for its [[LindsayLohan leading lady]].
* [[spoiler:''Ishtar'']]: [[RunningGag Academy Award Winners]] Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman [[TheyFightCrime join forces]] as an [[HollywoodToneDeaf inspiring folk]] duo hilariously shuttled from their [[FishOutOfWater ho-hum lives]] and into a world of [[MistakenForSpies international intrigue!]] A [[{{Narm}} lighthearted but poignant]] tale of [[ThePowerofRock the power of song]] to bring understanding to the bitterest of enemies. Critically acclaimed, and nominated for film's [[RazzieAwards most elusive awards]].
* [[spoiler:Jack And Jill]]: Few movies have ever united critics as much as this examination of family relations and sexual politics. Also featured Academy Award winner AlPacino in the role he'll be remembered in for years to come.
* [[spoiler:JesusChristVampireHunter]]: A religious man saves members of an oppressed minority from the evil beings that prey on them.
* [[spoiler:''{{Kazaam}}'']]: A philosophical exploration of Benevolent Slavery, as seen through the eyes of a young urban boy and the gigantic, magical [[MagicalNegro African man]] who [[UnfortunateImplications caters to his every whim.]] A brilliant, special-effects laden showcase for the acting and rapping talent of famed basketball star Shaquille O'Neal!
** [[spoiler:''SongOfTheSouth'']]: Another exploration of the same, with a lovable, jolly tale-spinning [[CoolOldGuy old]] [[MagicalNegro black Southerner]] and his [[RealAfterAll real]], immortal creations. Inspired an amusement park ride!
* [[spoiler:''Film/LandOfTheLost'']]: Based on the 1970's Saturday Morning kids show of the same name, a disgraced paleontologist, his beautiful research assistant, and a tourist guide are sent down a waterfall, and end up in a world populated by dinosaurs, monkey people, and feral lizard men.
* [[spoiler:''{{Laserblast}}'']]: A film that declares itself to be better than one of the most popular science fiction films of all time, this film centers around a troubled youth, who attempts to exact justice on those who wronged him using a fantastic, powerful weapon. Unfortunately, the power proves too much for him to handle, and he is brought down by both his own hubris, and by the mysterious creatures hunting him down for the weapon. Leonard Maltin gives it two and a half stars!
* [[spoiler:''LiloAndStitch'']]: A teenage girl and her young sister, living together after the death of their parents, take in a drifter who speaks little English, and together they bond as a family. However, the revelation that the drifter is a fugitive on the run from the Government threatens to tear the happy family unit apart.
* [[spoiler:''TheLonelyLady'']]: A [[InformedAbility creative, talented]] screenwriter struggles to make her way in Hollywood, only to achieve success after associating herself with many corrupt, cruel individuals. A timeless, [[RazzieAwards award-winning]] film that sadly [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes has not receive proper treatment from its distributors]].
* [[spoiler:''Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'']]: A family destined to plumb the secrets of the [[LeaveTheCameraRunning vastness of nature]]. A sinister secretive cult desiring fresh, nubile victims. A touching tale of [[ThoseTwoGuys two lovers]] in [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment the vastness of nature]], and two cops desperate to [[ItsProbablyNothing solve the mystery]]. [[CultClassic A classic]] which will [[BrainBleach haunt your dreams]]...forever!!
* [[spoiler:''Film/TheManWhoSavesTheWorld'']]: A landmark in the international cinema, this science fiction film forged in the midst of a tumultuous crisis situation in its homeland is not only laden with introspection about the future of mankind and his responsibilities with high technologies such as space travel, nuclear weapons, and ecological planning in the light of overpopulation, but also unbelievable action sequences and stunning, ''jaw-droppingly'' idiosyncratic and unmistakably iconic special effects!
* [[spoiler:''{{Marmaduke}}'']]: An adaptation of a beloved comic book tells the story of a tall angsty teenager and how hard it is for his family to care for him.
* [[spoiler:''MerlinsShopOfMysticalWonders'']]: Inspired by the works of acclaimed author Stephen King comes this [[NightmareFuel chilling]] horror-fantasy that delves into the mind of a retired writer, played by Academy Award winner ErnestBorgnine, and the tales he creates.
* [[spoiler:''MysteryMen'']]: In a before-its-time deconstruction of the superhero genre, a handful of on-again-off-again superheroes, who are actually just deeply flawed, even insane people, with no ''real''' "superpowers" at all, attempt to investigate the death of another superhero, albeit the most jerkassy, government-sanctioned one. They uncover a plot far bigger, and a threat to the world itself. Cast members include the only girl, not quite wanting to be a mask but pressured into it by her parent, [[LegacyCharacter the previous owner of her hero identity,]] a murderous psycho who is one of the last hangers-on to the glory days, when his kind were everywhere, broken out of prison by an allied super and who memorably takes a bunch of people out with a makeshift aerosol flamethrower, and the one guy who with actual powers who should maybe put some shorts on or something if he wants to continue fighting evil today. [[Film/{{Watchmen}} Not the one you're thinking of.]]
* [[spoiler:''{{North}}'']]: A young boy, tired of his dysfunctional family, goes on a heartwarming journey around the globe to find loving adults. A celebration of cultures everywhere, bringing across their pastimes and way of living that goes beyond making them [[UnfortunateImplications stereotypes]]. Directed by the man who brought to us ''Film/ThisIsSpinalTap'', ''StandByMe'' and ''Film/ThePrincessBride''.
* [[spoiler:''Film/PlanNineFromOuterSpace'']]: They dared to violate the forbidden border between the living and the dead. They were from beyond our world. They never gave up. Only one intrepid, two-fisted hero stood between them and the conquest of the Earth! With the unforgettable screen presence of [[spoiler: Tor Johnson]] as the undead champion of evil.
* [[spoiler:''Film/PodPeople'']]: In this European science fiction [[CultClassic classic]], a young child befriends a magical creature from a race of beings perceived to be vicious. He must end up making a heartbreaking choice between keeping his new friend while risking his life, or keeping the creature out of harm's way, even if it means losing his one true friend forever.
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Psycho}}'' (the remake)]]: A young man's mother is a psychotic killer. But is that really what's going on?
* [[spoiler:''Film/PumaMan'']]: An average young man discovers that [[InTheBlood he is the descendant of a race of superbeings]], and, with the aid of a [[EnsembleDarkhorse powerful and wise Native American sidekick]], he must halt the plans of the evil to [[MindControl steal the minds of the innocent]].
* [[spoiler: ''QuestOfTheDeltaKnights'']]: The missing heir of a royal family seeks the help of LeonardoDaVinci himself to save the world.
* [[spoiler:''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'']]: Tim Curry brings salvation to millions of lost souls by deceiving them with the wonders of musical entertainment and the surprising joys of cross dressing.
* [[spoiler:''TheRoom'']]: A NiceGuy screwed over by his job hopes that the situation will be better once he marries the love of his life,who cheats on him via his own best friend on his ''birthday'', The [[{{Narm}} tragic]] betrayal makes him DrivenToSuicide.
* [[spoiler:''Santa Claus'']]: Ultimate Good battles Ultimate Evil for the souls of the innocent. Features groundbreaking and horrifying animatronics that would remain unrivaled in the darkest soul of cinematic memory until H.R. Giger's work on ''Alien''. [[spoiler: TwoWords: Laughing Reindeer.]]
* [[spoiler:''Film/SantaAndTheIceCreamBunny'']]: Stranded in a land far away from his homeland and the [[ThereAreNoAdults residents]] unable to help, [[SantaClaus a Greek Bishop]] tells [[SpecialEffectsFailure a unique version]] of [[Literature/{{Thumbelina}} a classic tale]], before finally being rescued.
* [[spoiler:''SantaClausConquersTheMartians'']]: Can a mystical figure and champion of good stand his ground against an enemy who desires his powers for their own selfish purposes?
* [[spoiler:''SgtPeppersLonelyHeartsClubBand'']]: In this [[AllStarCast star-studded]] musical, a young man given the power to [[ThePowerOfRock bring joy through his songs]] must set aside a chance at stardom to save his hometown and the woman he loves from the forces of evil. His only weapon: the timeless music of Music/TheBeatles.
* [[spoiler:''ShanghaiKnights'']]: When a nobleman of Imperial China is murdered, his son and daughter leave on a quest to find his killers and avenge his death. They are joined by an American gunfighter, bound to them in a friendship that defies the barriers of the times. Together, they uncover an international conspiracy to conquer two of the world's most powerful nations.
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/SharkTale'']]: A passionate story of deception and self acceptance that has been transposed to a piscine setting, this movie deftly embellishes classic themes with a lively sprinkling of wit.
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Showgirls}}'']]: An unflinching examination of the interpersonal struggles amongst young ingenues in the performing arts, hoping to climb to the top. Starring a beloved child star of the small screen. So innovative that it inspired the Motion Picture Association of America to reevaluate its standards.
* [[spoiler:''Sidekicks'']]: An in-depth look into down-in-health youth psyche, as he streams to fuifill his dream while having to deal with everyday life hardships.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/TheSmurfs'']]: From the director of NeverBeenKissed and BeverlyHillsChihuahua came this family movie based on a classic belgum comic where the titular heroes goes accidentally to a distant land in order return back to their home and defeat their archnemesis. Featuring such talents like NeilPatrickHarris, JaymaMays and KatyPerry.
* [[spoiler: ''SongOfTheSouth'']]: the movie the big entertainment corporations don't want you to see! Featuring classic African-American folktales and a controversial exploration of the social dynamics of the post-Civil War American South.
* [[spoiler: ''SororityBoys'']]: Three chauvinistic frat guys get in touch with theirs feminine side while trying to clear their names of a crime they did not commit.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/SpaceMutiny'']]: This science fiction epic centers around the complex politics of a small, contained civilization, as many of its inhabitants grow dissatisfied with their conditions. The only ones who can bring peace are a man of many aliases and an ageless female scientist.
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Spawn}}'']]: An assassin comes back from the dead and swears revenge on his boss, using supernatural powers bestowed upon him by ''SATAN HIMSELF'' to complete his mission.
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Species}}'']]: A powerful reversal of gender roles in which a woman is the serial killer of men.
* [[spoiler: Star Wars Episode III: Film/RevengeOfTheSith]]: an epic installment in one of cinema's most popular space operas. This is a tale of love and war, of tragedy and betrayal, of the rise of a new social order from the ashes of the old, of the temptations of power, and of Faustian bargains made in the name of love. It unflinchingly explores the end of one of the series' [[RomanticPlotTumor highest-profile love affairs]], as a [[{{Chickification}} strong woman]] and a virtuous man are both brought low by tragedy. We also finally get the highly-speculated canonical origin of the series' most iconic villain!
* [[spoiler:''The Stupids'']]: In this wacky comedy, a very unique family go out on a search for some of their most prized possessions, and must somehow save the day after uncovering a much bigger conspiracy involving those who stole said possessions. From award-winning director JohnLandis.
* [[spoiler:''Film/SuperMarioBros'']]: Academy Award Nominee Bob Hoskins teams up with the crackling wit of John Leguizamo in this tale of two brothers, downtrodden working-class schlubs, who stumble upon a magical land and rise above their meager beginnings to become heroes! Based on the children's classic beloved the world around. Featuring Academy Award Nominee Dennis Hopper!
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'']]: An exploration of male jealousy and our beliefs in our identity, as two rivals struggle to escape the clutches of an enemy who tortures them for fun, and reunite with the person who loves them. Considered widely to be one of the greatest films in [[AllCGICartoon its genre]], which it pioneered.
* [[spoiler:''Triumph of the Will'']]: [[InAWorld In a country]] torn and shattered by [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse Pestilence, War, Famine and Death]], [[AdolfHitler one man]] will [[TheCaligula forever change the way it is ruled]]. Now, a team of enemies , including those opposed to him within his own realm, stands before him in his plan to [[WorldWarTwo boldly explore new territory for his realm]]! Will he prevail? [[spoiler:[[ForegoneConclusion No.]]]]
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Troll 2}}'']]: This small town seemed like the prefect place for a relaxing vacation. However, this town has a dark secret, and a young boy must warn his family before it's too late. Don't miss the truly shocking twist: [[spoiler:there are no trolls. Not one]]!
* [[spoiler:''21'':]] Kevin Spacey and Laurence Fishburne star in a fascinating study of grey morality in which a prodigious young student takes increasingly big risks as he uses a corrupt system to exploit another.
* [[spoiler:''Film/{{Waterworld}}'']]: In a world [[AfterTheEnd destroyed by pollution]], Kevin Costner's [[TheChosenOne destined hero]] searches the [[LeaveTheCameraRunning endless horizon]] for the way to Paradise.
* [[spoiler: ''Film/WeekendAtBernies'']]: A black comedy thriller that has become part of the pop cultural lexicon. Larry and Richard are two young insurance agency employees hoping to climb the corporate ladder. Luck seems to have come their way when their boss [[spoiler: Bernie]] invites them to a part at his beach house, but [[spoiler: Bernie]] has a more sinister motive. When [[spoiler: Bernie]]'s own scheme backfires and he is killed by a hitman, Larry and Richard try to extricate themselves from a life and death situation by hiding their boss' death from everyone - including his killer. Stars Jonathan Silverman, who has worked alongside cinema greats such as Ernest Borgnine and Meryl Streep.
* [[spoiler:''Ursus in the Valley of Lions'']]: Orphaned in infancy, the rightful king now seeks his throne.
* [[spoiler:''Film/VanHelsing'']]: An enigmatic hunter must travel into the heart of a beautiful foreign country, rescue its princess, and destroy an ancient evil.
* [[spoiler: ''The Wild Life'']]: A teenage boy goes to college, while his ex-girlfriend has an affair with a [[spoiler: married]] policeman who appears 20 years older than her, and his roommate tries to woo a mall clerk.
* [[spoiler: ''Xtro'']]: A man unites with his son after his disappearance three years ago.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Literature]]
* [[spoiler:''If You Give A Mouse A Cookie'']]: A deeply conservative diatribe against the social welfare system, exposing the corruptive influence of unrestrained greed and the American obsession of an instant gratification culture.
* [[spoiler:''SwordOfTruth'']]: A man discovers he was heir to an empire he never knew of, and only through finding his true self can he stop a greater one.
* [[spoiler:''TheInheritanceCycle'']]: A boy must become a man as he and his companions seek to liberate their home from a vicious dictator and his legions of nefarious monsters. Action, adventure, romance, all combine to create [[ClicheStorm an unimaginable tale]] that will [[StarWars resonate]] [[TheLordOfTheRings all]] [[DragonridersOfPern too]] [[EarthseaTrilogy strongly]].
* [[spoiler:''Literature/{{Twilight}}'']]: A [[LowestCommonDenominator wildly popular]] series with a [[AudienceSurrogate highly relatable]] protagonist for [[{{Fangirl}} many young women]]. Can a [[MarySue vibrant, clever young woman]] and a [[BishieSparkle luminous]] [[OlderThanTheyLook young man]] from different worlds find happiness together despite the [[StarCrossedLovers considerable danger]] inherent in their union?
** [[spoiler:''New Moon'']]: The [[OlderThanTheyLook young man]] and woman break up when she is accidentally injured. The woman is forced to endure months and months away from her [[StrangledByTheRedString soulmate]], seeking comfort and solace in her childhood friend. She then embarks on a journey to stop her lover from [[DrivenToSuicide killing himself]] by exposing [[BishieSparkle his secret]].
** [[spoiler:''Eclipse'']]:The woman is grief-stricken when the two men in her life [[FurAgainstFang are in conflict]].
** [[spoiler:''Breaking Dawn'']]: [[{{Anticlimax}} The battle to which the books have been leading up to]] erupts when she is given [[FetusTerrible the baby she so rightly deserves]]. All the characters are given a [[EarnYourHappyEnding happy ending]] [[BlatantLies for which they worked so hard]].
* [[spoiler:''Literature/TheLegendOfRahAndTheMuggles'']]: An epic, heartbreaking tale of two brothers and the differences between them that threaten to split them apart forever.
* [[spoiler:''CiaphasCain'']]: A reluctant, self-deprecating man and his uniquely-scented companion struggle with the costs of [[AccidentalHero accidental heroism]] in [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} a war-torn far future]], alternately aided and hindered by an army that has bought into [[ShroudedInMyth the illusionary reputation built around him]] and a mysterious, powerful woman who hangs the terrible truth over them.
* [[spoiler:''AtlasShrugged'']]: A group of clever and productive individuals stick it to authority in a [[InferredHolocaust well-thought out]] [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans yet ambitious manner]]. An [[HollywoodHomely unattractive]] but resourceful woman searches for the perfect LoveInterest while society collapses around her.
** [[spoiler:''TheFountainhead'']]: by the same author, the [[{{Doorstopper}} epic tale]] of a man who will stop at literally ''[[MadBomber nothing]]'' to preserve his integrity as an artist. Contains many [[LovingForce powerful romantic scenes]] in which the artist pursues [[SingleTargetSexuality the one woman he feels worthy of him]].
* [[spoiler:''{{Stardoc}}'']]: A VillainWithGoodPublicity uses a brilliant if [[JerkSue volatile]] surgeon's [[SympatheticSue messed-up upbringing]] and [[OppositeSexClone weird origin]] to get her declared a non-person... thus ''officially'' ruining relations between humanity and a ProudWarriorRace. Even in the far future, HumansAreBastards.
* ''[[spoiler:TheDaVinciCode]]'': A murder investigation unearths an AncientConspiracy. Very [[DanBrowned creative with history]].
* [[spoiler:DragonridersOfPern as written by Todd [=McCaffrey=]]]: New additions to a beloved series that has been in print for over 40 years which clear up some of the confusion in the older books.
* ''[[spoiler:Literature/AModestProposal]]'': An essay suggesting an innovative way to get children involved with cooking.
* [[spoiler:Everybody Poops]] A deep examination of the human race, and the tragic flaw suffered by every member of mankind.
* [[spoiler: ''A Plague of Sorcerers'']]: A tale of love, betrayal, and uniqueness set in a city ravaged by germ warfare.
* [[spoiler: Literature/LegacyOfTheForce]] A man [[FaceHeelTurn embraces his destiny]] to [[CompleteMonster change the galaxy]], but ultimately chooses not to fulfill it because of his family. Notable for its [[{{shotacon}} inversion of gender roles]] and [[StraightGay inclusion of non-stereotypical characters]].
* [[spoiler:''Lesbian Land 2250'']]: A profile of a [[{{Marysuetopia}} bizarre future society]] seen through the eyes of a recent immigrant. The story [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot explores]] such concepts as [[HandWave genetic]] [[ArtisticLicenseBiology engineering]] and [[ParentalIncest cloning]], and describes the society's [[ExcusePlot rituals, customs, structure and values]] in [[{{squick}} extensive detail]].
** Alternately: An intriguing [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot investigation]] of a society whose members are [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex devoted]] to finding [[ConvenientlyCommonKink enjoyment]] in even the most [[{{Squick}} unusual of practices]]. Particularly notable for its [[TheyJustDidntCare clever consideration]] of [[PlotHole maintaining a population in a land filled entirely with females,]] and also well-known for its [[AllGaysArePromiscuous portrayal]] of [[LipstickLesbian female homosexuality.]] This tale, packed with [[FlatCharacter skilled]] [[ThirtySuePileup characterization]] and [[BrainBleach touching,]] [[FetishRetardant sexy]] [[IKEAErotica love scenes]], is guaranteed to inspire [[NauseaFuel strong emotion]] and [[HeroicBSOD deep sadness]] in even the most coldhearted of readers.
* [[spoiler: ''Valley of the Dolls'']]: a landmark in proto-feminist literature, this best-seller explores the complicated lives of women in the entertainment industry. It addresses female friendship, the physical and psychic costs of tyrranical beauty standards, the grinding road to success, the hazards of fame and romance, and the protagonists' self-destructive coping mechanisms.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* [[spoiler:''AccordingToJim'']]: The brother of one of America's most iconic comedians and his gorgeous wife raise their kids in this family-friendly sitcom.
* [[spoiler:''Series/{{Alf}}'']]: A being from another planet finds himself living with an ordinary human family, and he must figure out proper behavior in order to fit into their household, which he desparately wishes to be a part of.
* [[spoiler: ''AmericanIdol'']]: Artists from around the nation fight to have their unique talents recognized, but a sinister tribunal headed by a cruel English judge stands in the way of their dreams of fame and fortune. In the end, it is the power of democracy that will determine their fate. Features many unforgettable performances.
* [[spoiler:''Series/BigTimeRush'']]: Four hockey players from Minnesota are brought to Los Angeles to become a boy band.
* [[spoiler:''BosomBuddies'']]: An exploration of the [[WholesomeCrossdresser extreme measures]] two men would take to find affordable housing during the recession of the early 1980's.
* [[spoiler:''Degrassi'']]: Pitted against a hostile environment of constant stabbings, shootings, and sexual assaults, teenagers turn to shallow relationships and irrational drama to numb the pain of their seemingly cursed existence.
* [[spoiler:1996 ''Series/DoctorWho'' MadeForTVMovie]]: A retooling]] of a classic British sci-fi series. Eric Roberts is unforgettable as the menacing villain.
* [[spoiler: ''Series/DudeWhatWouldHappen'']]: A trio of curious young people find answers about the world around them.
* [[spoiler:''GossipGirl'']]: Based on a series of best-selling novels, six well-to-do young adults explore their own sexualities and social lives in a manner reminiscent of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel ''The Great Gatsby'' (and some of his short stories), as they find that they cannot buy happiness, try though they might.
* [[spoiler:''HannahMontana'']]: Disney's inspiring tale about a young girl burdened with multiple personalities, guided by her loving father and aided by her reliable friends in her struggle to become a successful musician.
* [[spoiler: ''Series/HeilHoneyImHome'']]: An audacious and [[OneEpisodeWonder underappreciated]] DomCom in which an influential European statesman and his wife must learn to coexist with two of his most bitter enemies.
** You could pretty much just come out and say "A sitcom starring [[spoiler: Hitler and Eva Braun]]," and it would still be worse than it sounds!
* [[spoiler:''Series/{{Heroes}}'']]: Ordinary people struggle with new-found superpowers and become involved in elaborate conspiracies, conflicting agendas and more shifting alliances than ''Survivor''. Features guest appearances by screen veterans George Takei, Eric Roberts and Swoosie Kurtz.
* [[spoiler: ''HighlanderTheRaven'']]: She's a master cat-burglar with a thousand years experience, trying to mend her ways. He's a world-weary cop trying to uphold the highest levels of Justice. [[TheyFightCrime They fight Immortals]].
* [[spoiler: ''{{Hoarders}}'']]: People all across America show off their collections.
* [[spoiler: ''How to Marry a Millionaire'']]: Three girls vainly chase men all over New York City. One of them gets replaced, and another one becomes [[IDreamOfJeannie a genie]].
* [[spoiler:''IDreamOfJeannie'']]: A man gets annoyed when his "girlfriend" does things he'd rather not have her do and gets even more annoyed when she calls him "Master."
* [[spoiler:''Series/ICarly'']]: Three young teens from dysfunctional families harness the power of the Internet to bring the world the gift of laughter.
* [[spoiler: ''{{JONAS}}'']]: A quirky show about three famous musicians going to public school and trying to have a normal life. They have two friends who help them long the way.
* [[spoiler:''KamenRiderOOO'']]: A broken man must find the courage to overcome his fears in order to save an innocent woman's brother, who is being held captive by a monster that is attempting to attain godhood.
* [[spoiler:''Life With Lucy'']]: One of America's most [[ILoveLucy beloved and revered]] actresses returns, after more than three decades, with a series that centers around a charming widower who moves in with a quirky family and gets a job at a hardware store. Featuring all the zany comedy you loved from the past, wild and "wacky" characters and [[BlatantLies thrilling stuntwork]], it's a charming tale for the whole family!
* [[spoiler:''My Mother the Car'']]: In a harrowing tale of motherly love extending beyond the veil of death, the soul of a recently-deceased woman returns in a most unexpected way to help her son. Co-created by the creator of ''TheMaryTylerMooreShow''.
* [[spoiler:''OutOfJimmysHead'']]: The tales of a kid who survives a nasty accident. As a cost, he gets the visions of several cartoon characters to help him out. It should be noted that this show showed to the network that got it that [[NetworkDecay you don't have to always follow your path.]]
* [[spoiler:''Pink Lady And Jeff'']]: A seminal classic of its field, whose flashy exterior belies a meaningful discussion on the differences between East and Western culture.
* [[spoiler:''Franchise/PowerRangers'']]: To defend the earth from constant new threats, an ever-changing group of five warriors must call upon amazing power, including suits of armor and HumongousMecha. An adaptation of [[SuperSentai a well-known Japanese series]].
** [[spoiler:''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'']]: When the earth is threatened by the powers of a cold-hearted sorcerer, a sage must call upon five paragons of morality to form a superhuman fighting force. The army grows in size as [[SixthRanger new]] [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute members]] add to the force to combat forces that grow stronger every time. The sensation that defined TheNineties!
*** [[spoiler:''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' (2010 ReCut)]]: The sensation that defined the nineties is back, but with new visual effects!
** [[spoiler:''Series/PowerRangersTurbo'']]: When the power source that powers the previous generation is [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse deemed unsuitable]], the remaining four members of the team must call upon a more [[CoolCar modern source of power]]. Notable for showing the dark side of a wacky comedy, and introducing yet more [[CousinOliver new]] [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute members]] when the original five must pass the torch. Led into [[SurprisinglyImprovedSequel the most well-loved entry in the series]] outside of the original.
** [[spoiler:''Series/PowerRangersRPM'']]: The Earth has been taken over by a computer virus. 99% of the population has been killed, including the heroes of the past. The only hope is an ever-growing team of heroes wielding specialized armor and high tech weaponry. But should the virus even get one step ahead of the heroes, then whatever hope remained for the Earth will be lost.
** [[spoiler:''Series/PowerRangersSamurai'']]: The descendants of a group of ancient samurai must prevent the resurgence of an ancient foe. The original creator returns to [[ShotForShotRemake perfectly adapt]] [[SamuraiSentaiShinkenger the source material]].
* [[spoiler:''The Royal Family'']]: [[SanfordAndSon Fred Sanford]] suffers a heart attack. [[HollywoodHeartAttack For real]]. And [[spoiler:he dies from it]].
* [[spoiler:''[[SaturdayNightLive SNL's More Cowbell sketch]]'']]: Touching and heartfelt tribute to a recently-deceased member of a classic band that takes the form of a tale of his essential, though doubted at first, contributions to their most famous song.
* [[spoiler:''ShakeItUp'']]: Two female best friends join each other and perform on a dance show.
* [[spoiler: ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'']]: An adventurous band of misfits and rouges explore the galaxy far from home while battling [[TheEmpire two evil empires]].
* [[spoiler: ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'']]: A starship and her crew are thrown to the other side of the galaxy, cut off from everything they've ever known. The [[LawfulStupid determined captain]] is willing to do anything necessary to get them home.
* [[spoiler:''TheStarWarsHolidaySpecial'']]: An all-star cast joins your favorites in this exciting return to the Star Wars universe after the hit first movie. We get an in-depth look at the life of Chewbacca's family on his homeworld, plus a return to the famous Cantina. Features the first appearance of Boba Fett!
* [[spoiler:''Series/{{Supernatural}}'']]: A [[TearJerker deeply moving]] character study of two brothers who [[HeroicSacrifice risk everything]] to protect innocent people from [[CrapsackWorld a dark world]] full of menacing creatures who would do them harm.
* [[spoiler: ''When Things Were Rotten'']]: Mel Brooks parodies Robin Hood nearly twenty years before he thinks of ''Men in Tights''.
* [[spoiler: ''WhoWantsToBeASuperhero'']]: A group of [[TheEveryman ordinary citizens]] earn a once-in-a-lifetime chance to forge a secret identity and save lives.
* [[spoiler:''WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'']]: A family formed by wizards, in which the kids have relationships of CainAndAbel antagonism, due to the fact that one of the three siblings must win the Great Wizard Competition. [[TheChosenOne The one who wins]] will be the only child allowed to keep his wizard powers.
* [[spoiler: ''Series/WorkIt'']]: Two unemployed men try to move on up in the world by working at a job disguised as members of the opposite sex.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Music]]
* [[spoiler:The Shaggs]]: A seminal ''musique concrete'' troupe who bend traditional musical structures into startling new shapes. They have been favorably compared to the most influential of pop musicians and many musicians have extolled their virtues, including Kurt Cobain and members of Sonic Youth.
* [[spoiler: "Hanky Panky" (album) by The The]]: Synth pop master smashes musical boundaries as he takes on the songs of the legendary [[spoiler: Hank Williams]].
* [[spoiler: ''Unfinished Music, No. 1: Two Virgins'']]: A principal songwriter with one of popular music's leading groups joins his life partner for an [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible avant-garde]] album which anticipates ambient and electronic music by several years. Features a controversial album cover that [[NightmareFuel celebrates the human body in all its diversity]].
* [[spoiler:''In the Life of Chris Gaines'']]: A [[{{Deconstruction}} deconstructionist]] experiment in GenreShift and AlterEgoActing from one of [[Music/GarthBrooks country music's leading performers]].
* [[spoiler:''Imaginary Landscape No. 4'']]: This piece, by the much loved composer who challenged the very definition of music with his revolutionary 4'33", is yet another work that pushes the boundaries of music. It is unpredictable, never the same twice, and always evocative of the state of the culture of the moment.
* [[spoiler:"Chocolate Rain"]]: A heartfelt indictment of the way racism affects society, using innovative and well-discussed recording techniques. The distinctive, sensual voice of the singer propelled him to [[MemeticMutation internet fame]].
* [[spoiler:''Fear of a Blank Planet'']]:A wonderful satire told from the perspective of a modern day, bored, teenage boy.
* [[spoiler:"[[{{Rickroll}} Never Gonna Give You Up]]"]]: A love song which became a # 1 hit in the UK and US. Its video features acrobatic dancers and the director also made award-winning commercials and Hollywood blockbusters. Saw resurgence in popularity 20 years after released.
* [[spoiler: {{Creed}}]]: These guys love Jesus, and their songs are written about their faith. They have also crossed over to a mainstream audience, which is no mean feat for a band that talks about God. They have sold over 30 million albums worldwide, having a significant following of fans.
* [[spoiler: LimpBizkit]]: Their guitarist has received extensive critical acclaim for his eclectic song structuring and playing technique, and the band has released several big songs, videos and albums, and winning several awards.
* [[spoiler: {{Nickelback}}]]: During a time when rock and roll threatens to be subsumed by more popular genres like dance-pop and hip-hop, this band is keeping the flame of rock-and-roll alive in the '00s and, rather than being relegated to their genre, have had humongous crossover mainstream hits. Their most recent records (including their latest, a collaboration with legendary rock producer Mutt Lange) have spat out upwards of seven singles per album, a feat unheard of since the days of ''[[MichaelJackson Thriller]]'' or ''[[DefLeppard Hysteria]]''.
* [[spoiler:Warner Music Group]]: A company owning numerous well-received and popular bands.
* [[spoiler:Universal Music Group]]: A company owning even more numerous, well-received and popular bands.
* [[spoiler:''brokeNCYDE'']]: A combination of two of music's most popular genres.
* [[spoiler:Almost every {{Supergroup}}]]: A band comprised of several well known and respected musicians.
* ''[[spoiler: [[BillyIdol Cyberpunk]]]]'': An old punk rocker finds a new voice in electronic music.
* [[spoiler: Thank You by DuranDuran]]: Popular 80s band pays tribute to their influences.
* [[spoiler: ''"4'33"'']]: A piece so beautiful you won't even realize you're listening to it.
* [[spoiler: MileyCyrus]]: The daughter of a platinum-selling country star uses her music to explore themes like [[HannahMontana dual identity]] and her own rise to fame.
* [[spoiler: ''[[{{Metallica}} St. Anger]]'']]: A [[EmoTeen dark]], brooding tale of four musicians [[{{Wangst}} pushed to the edge]] and a [[JumpTheShark dramatic departure]] from their previous works. Features a [[LoopedLyrics unique approach to songwriting]] and an [[TrashCanBand even more unique approach to production]].
* [[spoiler: ''[[MichaelJackson Invincible]]'']] The most famous man in the world releases his long-awaited comeback and, sadly, his final album.
* [[spoiler: ''Music/{{Friday}}'']] An [[MemeticMutation overnight sensation]] in March 2011, this is a [[EarWorm truly memorable song]] about the passage of time, the struggle a young girl must make in choosing between her friends, and sheer youthful exuberance. Most notable for its [[{{Narm}} unique lyrical style]] and the distinct vocals of its [[Music/RebeccaBlack singer.]] Features a rap verse that can be compared to a [[{{Usher}} multi-platinum recording artist.]]
* [[spoiler: Lulu]]: The [[Music/{{Metallica}} most popular metal band in history]] collaborate with the [[LouReed most well-respected experimental musician in rock music]] on a double concept album inspired by a play by the expressionist playwright Frank Wedekind. One of the videos is directed by RequiemForADream director Creator/DarrenAronofsky.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* [[spoiler: JohnCena]]: One of the most popular professional wrestlers in history. He has been the face of WWE for over six years and has been one of the hardest-hitting men in the industry. His [[FiveMovesOfDoom unforgettable array]] of moves and his impressive win-loss record has made him a first-ballot future WWE Hall of Famer. Outside the ring, he is one of the most dedicated men when it comes to the US Military and Make-a-Wish foundation, and that has brought him into the hearts of millions of fans everywhere.
* [[spoiler: MichaelCole]]: This play-by-play announcer has brought back the heel commentator role that hasn't been seen since the days of Jesse Ventura and Jerry Lawler. His ego creates a whole new dimension to his role as a commentator by supporting heels and attacking faces. He shows a [[HoYay strong following]] for former WWE Champion TheMiz, showing a sign of favoritism that has never been seen in other commentators. His role as the spokesman for the RAW general manager and his feuds with other announcers like Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross has helped make him much more visible as a character than he ever was before. With a dedicated [[XPacHeat fan following,]] there is no doubt he should be called "The Voice of the WWE."
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* ''[[spoiler:{{FATAL}}]]'': An innovative, widely discussed roleplaying game that was painstakingly constructed to represent a true medieval European experience, while still retaining such fantastical elements as trolls and demons. According to [[WordOfGod the author himself]], it is the single most realistic tabletop game of all time!
** [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRules A very complex game]], [[ValuesDissonance exploring diverging]] [[SexualHarassmentAndRapeTropes sexual moralities]]!
** More like Dungeons and Dragons meets Sex. [[spoiler:Actually that still makes it sound better than it actually is!]]
* [[spoiler:''Warhammer 40000'']]: Ever wanted to travel through space? Visit [[CrapsackWorld unique worlds]], meet [[CompleteMonster interesting]] [[EldritchAbomination creatures]], and explore the stars in what is certain to be the adventure of a [[EverythingTryingToKillYou lifetime]]!
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Video Games]]
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/StreetFighterTheMovie'']]: One of the greatest games ever made [[RecursiveAdaptation comes full circle.]]
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/EarthwormJim'']]: The world's most unlikely hero finds himself gifted with incredible evolutionary powers on an epic adventure through time, space, and darker dimensions beyond reality.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'']]: Based on the hit movie, fight enemies with your blaster while assembling wacky devices. [[TheGreatVideoGameCrashOf1983 Sure to change the industry as we know it.]]
* [[spoiler:''BigRigsOverTheRoadRacing'']]: Racing action the likes of which you've never seen before! Climb behind the wheel of a machine so large and powerful that it can [[RealityWarper overcome the very limitations of physics at your whim]]! Not even buildings and trees pose an obstacle! With the control of this juggernaut at your fingertips, how can other racers possibly compete?
** [[spoiler: They don't. So awed are they by your reality-altering powers, they will refuse to cross a certain line before you, in the hopes that their humble lives [[AGodAmI will be spared]].]]
*** [[spoiler: The concept of your defeat is so inconceivable, [[GameBreakingBug the universe would cease to exist]] if anyone else was [[AWinnerIsYou winner.]]]]
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'']]: One of the world's most recognizable video game heroes must do battle with a demon that consumes time and space, which is [[LoadsAndLoadsOfLoading cleverly experienced from the perspective of the player]]. The player is capable of things they could never have imagined, such as walking through loops, completely destroying the laws of physics and being thrown into space.
** [[spoiler:''Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis'']]: The innovative first game in the series, [[PortingDisaster now in portable form with remixed music]].
** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog4: Episode One'']]: The highly anticipated sequel to one of the greatest platformers ever, featuring the current looks of the cast and none of the poorly received new elements.
** [[spoiler:''Shadow the Hedgehog'']]: This game features the [[BaseBreaker most popular character]] in the franchise, in a dark edgy tale about his QuestForIdentity. Oh, and you get to shoot stuff. Lots and lots of stuff.
* [[spoiler:''[[TheLegendOfZeldaCDiGames Link: The Faces of Evil]]'']]: A young man, [[JumpedAtTheCall eager for adventure]], travels to a far-away island kingdom to save its inhabitants from a sinister demon-king, then defeat the villain in [[AnticlimaxBoss a battle that defies description]] and [[SealedEvilInACan seal him away.]]
* [[spoiler:''[[SpyroEntertheDragonfly Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly]]'']]: The fourth installment in the popular Spyro the Dragon series, this game lets you do what you've always wanted - master all-new breath abilites such as ice and electricity! Encounter old friends and new (and perhaps an old arch-enemy?) in Spyro's quest to save his world once more, and be prepared for [[ObviousBeta some]] [[GameBreakingBug truly]] [[OffModel unexpected]] [[LoadsandLoadsofLoading surprises]] along the way!
* [[spoiler:''[[TheLegendOfZeldaCDiGames Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon]]'']]: In a remarkable and revolutionary example of role reversal, a young princess must journey forth to save her father from a treacherous duke and the ancient evil with which he has allied.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/HotelMario'']]: Two heroic men go on an epic quest fighting tooth and nail through impenetrable strongholds to save a beautiful princess from a dragon and his offspring, and the armies they control.
** [[spoiler: ''KartFighter'']]: Said heroic men, princess, dragon and one of the dragon's footsoldiers join along with a dinosaur, a mushroom and an ape. They decide to beat the crap out of each other in epic fashion. With [[KamehameHadoken Hadoukens]], [[EverythingsBetterWithSpinning spinning]], Kung Fu, and banana peels, no less. [[SpiritualSuccessor Spiritual predecessor]] of the wildly popular ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series.
* [[spoiler:''[[PopNMusic Beat'n Groovy]]'', ''{{beatmania}}'' (PS2)]]: Two RhythmGame series that are very popular in Japan finally make their way to North American consoles.
** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution Disney's Rave/Disney Dancing Museum/Disney Channel Edition'']]: A popular Japanese RhythmGame series and a beloved Western entertainment empire join forces.
*** [[spoiler:''In The Groove'']]: An enhanced version of said series that was [[ScrewedByTheNetwork unjustly destroyed]].
** [[spoiler:''Rock Revolution'']]: From the company that made the games that Guitar Hero and Rock Band were inspired by ([[spoiler:Guitar Freaks, Drum Mania]]), this new revolutionary rock experience lets you make your own music or choose from dozens of famous hits. [[spoiler: Covers count, right?]]
* [[spoiler:''{{Superman 64}}'']]: Play as one of the world's most well-known superheroes. Fly through vast cityscapes, pick up and throw around objects several times your weight, and use kick-awesome super powers such as heat vision and freezing breath. (Don't want to take our word for it? You can [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ur25KP061PE watch a video review]].)
* [[spoiler:''BattleGaregga'']]: A [[ShootEmUps Shoot Em Up]] with [[RealIsBrown interestingly-colored two-dimensional visuals]] and a DynamicDifficulty system that adjusts to suit your playing style.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/RadiantSilvergun'']]: A [[LevelGrinding groundbreaking]] [[HypeBacklash critically-acclaimed]] [[ShootEmUps genre-busting]] game that involves the most realistic portrayal of traffic control.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Ikaruga}}'']]: A [[TrialAndErrorGameplay thought provoking]] [[ShootEmUps Shoot Em Up]] [[AllThereInTheManual with a deep, engrossing story]] that plays with [[ReversePolarity the concept of Man's duality]] and [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic Man's struggle towards Enlightenment.]] The scoring system in this game encourages [[TrialAndErrorGameplay dedication]] and [[GuideDangIt out-of-the-box thinking]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/LaMulana'']]: There's a very, very special present for you at the end of the BonusLevelOfHell.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/LesterTheUnlikely'']]: The most realistic portrayal of the player in a video game ever.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/CastlevaniaJudgment'']]: To oppose a villainous threat that seeks to rewrite history in his own image, a powerful entity summons thirteen of the greatest warriors from the centuries of backstory (and decades of game development) that define one of the most popular and long-lasting video game franchises of all time. Character motivations are explored in depth, including those of several classic villains who are playable for the first time in the history of the series. Character designs reimagined by [[Manga/DeathNote one of the most popular manga artists in recent years]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Daikatana}}'']]: Travel through time on an epic journey to set the past straight by means of an ancient, magical sword, with power that the world has never known. But don't go alone! Take with you two unforgettable allies who you absolutely won't leave without. All in all, this is absolutely a pro FPS, and anyone who disagrees is just plain wrong. Just ask the creator.
* [[spoiler:''Desert Bus'']]: The story of one man's journey across the wasteland. Potentially features hundreds of hours of gameplay, each minute of which is every bit as exciting as the first.
* [[spoiler:''Hong Kong 97'']]: An epic story of diplomatic machinations which lead to terrible crime; of science serving the evil regime! Only our brave hero, descending from the family of Bruce Lee himself, can save the day, with [[NintendoHard seemingly certain doom]] looming above him!
* [[spoiler:''Jurassic Park: Trespasser'']]: A breakthrough in first-person shooter engines that, to this day, still has an active fan community, with people making levels for it.
* [[spoiler:''Metal Gear: VideoGame/SnakesRevenge'']]: Followed by two fellow agents from the same unit, a special forces soldier must penetrate a terrorist fortress in the jungle. As the story progresses, one of the agents dies and the other betrays him, leaving him to defeat his greatest enemy, resurrected and stronger than ever, alone. With unique 'changes in perspective' designed to add a new variety to the gameplay of the previous game, it can finally be played here in America! The series's original creator described it as 'a faithful sequel'.
** [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/ApeEscape Mesal Gear Solid: Snake Escape]]'']]: A young agent, conditioned to think and fight like the legendary soldier Solid Snake, goes to face a group of increasingly bizarre terrorists before they launch their economy-destroying weapon - unaware of the involvement of the shadowy torturer, Ocelot. Solid Snake provides mentoring and support over the Codec, leaving you fully in command of your brand new playable character, never seen in the series before.
** [[spoiler: ''Snake vs. Monkey'']]: A partner to the above game. Solid Snake returns to a battlefield conquered decades before by his father, against his will. His orders are to kidnap those who live there, armed with nothing but a gun that, when merely held, makes him feel intent on performing his unglamorous and thankless mission. Along his journey he comes face to face with two walking tanks, and his own father's doppelgänger.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/ShaqFu'']]: One of your favorite sports stars comes to the video game stage, to face off in an epic showdown against otherworldly opponents, prove that [[MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours his kung fu is stronger than theirs]], and rescue a trapped child.
* [[spoiler:''MetalWolfChaos'']]:A leader of a country is betrayed by his 2nd in command, who launches a military coup against him. The leader then leads a crack resistance in an battle to take back his country, city by city.
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'']]: The final act of a critically acclaimed trilogy of science fiction roleplaying games, notable having the most discussed ending in the history of the medium.
* [[spoiler:''JaggedAlliance 2'']]:A disgraced and exiled monarch hires a veteran commander to hire to take back his country from a brutal dictator who framed the monarch for the murder of his father. [[OverusedRunningGag The commander leads a crack commando force to take back the country city by city]]. Along the way the commander struggles with managing the personal conflicts between his men and his rapidly dropping approval rateing in the eyes of the citizens he is attempting to save.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/IWannaBeTheGuy'']]: A wonderful journey down memory lane with levels and enemies from classic gaming franchises such as ''VideoGame/{{Castlevania}}'', ''StreetFighter'', ''VideoGame/MegaMan'', and even ''{{Gradius}}''. Sure to challenge players of any skill level and keep them on their toes.
* [[spoiler:''TetrisTheGrandMaster ACE'']]: A long-awaited console release of a cult-status, hardcore spinoff of the world's most popular puzzle game. Now you can become a "grandmaster" in the comfort of your own bedroom!
** [[spoiler:The Tetris Guideline]]: A set of standards for falling-block games designed to ensure that they don't deviate into crappiness.
* [[spoiler:''Lair'']]: A fantasy combat slight-sim has you controlling a dragon using the latest breakthrough in input technology.
* [[spoiler:''LimboOfTheLost'']]: A [[SoBadItsHorrible truly scary]] surreal adventure horror game where you can visit [[CopyAndPasteEnvironments familiar]] places from your [[{{Plagiarism}} favorite game!]]
* [[spoiler:''{{Action 52}}'']]: A game that tries to push the boundaries of the NES and Genesis by having a plethora of games of different genres and styles contained in one cartridge.
** [[spoiler:''Cheetahmen II'']]: The widely-marketed sequel to one of the games in the NES version of the above game. Its first stage music is [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome freaking awesome]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Eversion}}'']]: A game that [[CrapsaccharineWorld starts off]] as a cute, cheerful platformer! Use your RealityWarper powers to solve platformer puzzles! [[WhamEpisode Breathtaking visual effects]] and [[NightmareFuel some of the best videogame atmospheres around]] await you!
* [[spoiler:''Cho Aniki'']]: The [[HardGay manliest]] video game franchise of all time.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Phalanx}}'']]: A space shooter with [[ContemptibleCover unique box art]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/MondoMedicals'']]: You work for a research laboratory, trying to find a cure for cancer. Over the course of the game, however, communications from your director make it apparent that the laboratory has a dark secret.
** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/MondoAgency'']]: You work for a government agency and are tasked to protect the President.
* [[spoiler:''Mohawk and Headphone Jack'']]: A platformer late in the SNES life cycle that pushes its graphics hardware to its limit.
* [[spoiler:''[[{{FEAR}} F.E.A.R.]]'']]: A military experiment goes wrong and all the researchers are suddenly and violently murdered. A top-secret military unit is sent to investigate, be warned, brave traveler. Not everything is as it seems and some secrets are buried deep. Peer not into the rabbit hole lest you see how far it really goes.
** [[spoiler:''F.E.A.R. 2'']]: A beautiful, naked woman helps you get laid.
*** Alternatively: He's a Delta Force operative who [[ISeeDeadPeople can see dead people]]. She's a BrokenBird poltergeist. When they meet, she falls in love with him but has trouble expressing her true feelings. Will she gather the courage to tell him how she feels and win his heart?
* [[spoiler: ''YumeNikki'']]: A [[TearJerker moving]], if not [[FridgeHorror thought-provoking]], tale of a girl's journey into the subconscious mind. Explore the wonderful dreams while trying to get cool "effects," but try to avoid the nightmares! [[spoiler: because they're pretty damn creepy.]]
* [[spoiler: ''FfxRunner'']]: Drive a car past a huge city with lots of scenery. Lot's of explosions! [[spoiler: From ''your own car.'']]
* [[spoiler: ''[[WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce Go Right]]'']]: An easy, simple-yet long game where if you finish, you get to see an exlusive clip!
* [[spoiler: ''Stair Dismount'']]: Using psychic powers, you must help an ex-superhero commit insurance fruad to pay for the numeous damages he has commited to the city.
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/MarioIsMissing'']]: Travel the world and recover the stolen artifacts to stop the villain from flooding the planet.
* [[spoiler: ''MakaiKingdom'']]: A world ruler makes a simple mistake that leads to the destruction of the entire planet. He can restore the planet by using a magical book that grants wishes, however, a tremendous amount of mana would be required for such a task. And so, he must visit other worlds and use the mana of their rulers to rebuild his own world.
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/DukeNukemForever'']]: A hotly-anticipated project that's undergone extensive development for over a decade, with the developers going to great lengths to ensure the perfect gameplay experience.
* [[spoiler:''Guitar Freaks'' and ''Drummania'']]: Everyone's favorite band simulation games.
* [[spoiler:''[[http://www.kongregate.com/games/Rete/dont-shit-your-pants Don't Shit Your Pants]]'']]: A [[IncrediblyLamePun gut-wrenching]] tale of one man's conflicting need to satisfy his own needs while maintaining social norms, in an interactive story [[MultipleEndings with a dozen possible endings!]]
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/{{Turok}}: Evolution'']]: One of the most revolutionary video games is brought back with a mind-blowing prequel; telling the story of how The first Turok came to the world where Time Has No Meaning; forced into a three-way battle between [[BlatantLies beautifully rendered, unbelievably realistic primeval beasts]], human refugees and unimaginably terrifying mutants all while coming to terms with his destiny as the Son of Stone and rose up to battle the most diabolical villain ever to threaten humanity: [[LargeHam TOBIAS BRUCKNER]]!
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/CrossEdge'']]: A [[{{Jerkass}} heroic]] [[BloodKnight young man]] and his sweet and sincere childhood friend team up with your favourite heroes from different franchises. Abandons the tired old town-dungeon-town-dungeon formula for [[ScrappyMechanic a new and innovative soul-searching system]] and features an [[GuideDangIt intricate battle system and ending path]].
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry 2'']]: The thrilling, action-packed sequel to the blockbuster game. DarkerAndEdgier! An epic, thrilling story! Exciting combat that keeps you on your toes!
* [[spoiler: ''[[BackyardSports Backyard Baseball 2007]]'']]: The kids from the famous series are all grown up, with more pros in the neighborhood, including David Ortiz and Carl Crawford! Features [[CreatorsPet the biggest fan of baseball ever]].
* ''[[spoiler: PokemonQuartz]]'': A [[BileFascination heartwarming]] game [[GameMod based on]] [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} one of the most beloved game series of all time]] to SpinOff into multiple forms of media. A young girl meets new friends, and with their help must face the consequences of encountering [[{{Mons}} slavery]], gang violence, and [[LetsPlay pedophilia]].
* ''[[spoiler:[[http://forums.tigsource.com/index.php?topic=419.0 Dump Jumper]]]]'': An exciting story of a man taking revenge on the world that scorned him. Features a realistic physics engine simulating an often-neglected fact of nature! This game was made for a contest.
* [[spoiler:''Streets of VideoGame/SimCity'']]: A WideOpenSandbox game created several years before VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto in Full 3D environment! Best of all, you can import cities from [[VideoGame/SimCity a certain popular city management game]]! Yes, drive around in your VideoGame/SimCity cities blasting things as you go on.
* [[spoiler:''IceClimber'']]: Two heroes who share a strong bond must get past hideous monsters, nearly indestructible barriers, and the harsh elements of nature in order to save their civilization from certain doom.
* [[spoiler:''Phoenix Games'']]: The only European super-budget game publisher.
* [[spoiler:''Animal Soccer World'']]: Two rivals sport teams square off in an exciting soccer match. A masterfully-acted, complex tale of rivalry and social introspection filled to the brim with wonderfull musical performances! From Europe's only super-budget publisher!
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SilverSurfer]]'': Play as a famous comic book character as you try to avoid countless enemies and obstacles. With very unique bosses, deadly walls, and grueling difficulty. It has level designs that you've never seen before in any video game. It's guaranteed to give you endless hours of gameplay.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/WorldHeroes'']]: The most revered historical figures from every single period of time come together as the result of a mad genius's time machine to do battle. Watch Jack The Ripper fight Joan of Arc! See Hulk Hogan duke it out with Grigori Rasputin! Witness Erik The Red beat the crap out of Hanzo Hattori! Stare in awe as Bruce Lee pounds a cyborg Adolf Hitler into smithereens! And prepare to do battle with [[TheTerminator The T-1000]] and [[HokutoNoKen Souther]] at the end of the game!
* [[spoiler:''VisualNovel/PlumbersDontWearTies'']]: Two young adults,trying to [[WellDoneSonGuy please]] [[MyBelovedSmother their]] [[DaddysGirl parents]] and make something of their lives, [[TheDulcineaEffect fall in love]] after [[RescueRomance one saves the other]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/RabbidsGoHome'']]: A group of outcasts, displaced from their home planet, raid a dystopian society in an effort to return home.
* [[spoiler:''AiToYuukiToKashiwamochi'']]: A young girl who dreams of sweets finds the guy of her dreams. Said guy turns out to be [[GrimReaper very special]].
** [[spoiler:''IrisuSyndrome'']]: A shy girl who really loves bunnies happens to meet some university students on a camping trip. She decides that she wants to join in on the fun too! The plot is much, much deeper than it seems, and left many players [[EpilepticTrees guessing]].
* [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}} Xenosaga Episodes 1, 2 & 3]]'']]: A grand and riveting space opera set in the imperilled far future, told across three sweeping episodes, that mixes technology, action and personal drama with a rich garnishing of theological overtones. The very means of overcoming acute existential crisis will be revealed by the end! [[spoiler: ''Option A:'' blow it up, of course. ''Option B:'' State the offending existential dilemma/paradox with hopeful surety and then blithely ignore its inherent contradictions, deciding instead that it means all is well with life and that the future looks sunny. Combining the two in sequence achieves the best results.]]
* [[spoiler:LJNToys]]: The videogame company that brought many iconic movies and Marvel comic franchises to the Nintendo Entertainment System. The company's logo, when seen on its games, sends an [[TheProblemWithLicensedGames unmistakable message]] of the quality contained within.
* [[spoiler: ''ZeroWing'']]: A classic game for the Sega Mega Drive, well known for its immortal catch phrases. It's so memorable, it has only grown in popularity since its release. Also notable for completely avoiding the pitfalls of CulturalTranslation -- if anything, the English version is more faithful to the spirit of the work than the Japanese one!
* [[spoiler: ''IMMeen'']]: Trapped in an outwordly prison by an anti-intellectualist magician, two childrens faces unspeakable opposition with only theirs wits and the cooperation of the gatekeeper.
* [[spoiler: ''MutantRampageBodySlam'']]: Three gladiatorial warriors are faced with racism and prejudice as they partake in a street fighting competition. A provoking look at the effects of technology in society, and the possible effects of the Apocalypse on the social structure.
* [[spoiler:''VisualNovel/SayaNoUta'']]: A man goes on the ultimate acid trip and sees the world in a [[{{Gorn}} whole new way]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/AgarestSenki'']]: A man and his descendants, and a variety of allies and aid him and his descendants in a quest for the freedom of mankind from the control of the dark forces that plague the land with a golden sword in hand. He and three of his descendants, and three girls of each generation and then become the pillar for mankind. [[ScrewDestiny Will you prevail]] [[YouCantFightFate or will you fall?]]
* [[spoiler: ''{{Mindjack}}'']]: A secret agent with the power to control other people's minds shoots his way through a futuristic city full of enemy soldiers, giant robots, and cybernetic gorillas.
* [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'']]: Let yourself get spirited away by the colorful and [[FetishFuel charismatic]] denizens of a [[ImprobablyFemaleCast magical land.]] Control a [[{{Miko}} shrine maiden]], a [[DarkMagicalGirl witch]] of [[KamehameHadoken devastating power]] and [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters many others]] on their incredible adventures. The [[SoBadItsGood incredible]] art style and the [[SoCoolItsAwesome music]] will certainly blow you away if the [[BulletHell epic and colorful showdowns of spells and skills]] do not! This series is commonly praised for a plot much more rich and complex than the [[ExcusePlot plot of]] [[VerticalScrollingShooter other games of this kind]]. To top it off, be a part of an [[MemeticMutation absolutely]] [[FanDumb incredible]] [[{{Fandom}} fanbase!]]
* [[spoiler: ''SamAndMax: The Devil's Playhouse'']]: A game based on an Eisner-award-winning comic series, and the works of Creator/HPLovecraft. A heroic but mentally-unstable detective discovers he is the descendent of a powerful psychic, and uses his newfound abilities to wage war against humans attempting to exploit the power of the Elder Gods. But the real enemy is his own mind, and he loses control of his own powers, leading to his powerless best friend being forced to rescue him. [[DownerEnding He fails.]] Influenced by a wide variety of genres, ranging from FilmNoir to Fifties ScienceFiction to the {{Exploitation Film}}s of the [=70s=] and [=80s=].
* [[spoiler:''AngryBirds'']]: When their offspring are stolen, a group of unlikely heroes launches an attack on the kidnappers. They truly go the extra mile, even putting their own lives on the line.
* [[spoiler:''TheDemonRush'']]: An [[ClicheStorm epic]] and [[MindScrew complex]] journey between worlds in which a [[ArbitraryHeadcountLimit small]] party of [[AwesomeMcCoolname awesomely named]] adventurers face [[DemonicSpiders powerful monsters]] at every turn and must constantly choose whether to run away or [[DefendCommand steel themselves]] and fight. Despite being made by one person, the game boasts a highly tactical battle system, a quirky method for leveling up, and [[EpicFail impressive]] graphics and music.
* [[spoiler:''KatamariDamacy'']]: You are the loyal servant of a tyrannical god-being prone to galaxy-destroying rampages. Your task is to infiltrate various locations and steal objects by fusing them to an unholy artifact under your psychic command. If you don't steal enough objects, the god-being grows enraged and crushes everything you've collected into powder; if you do steal enough, he becomes pleased and rewards your efforts by engulfing your collection in a horrific nuclear cataclysm. In later levels, you have to collect living creatures, and at least one point you send dozens of human beings to their nuclear doom. The final level requires, of course, the complete destruction of the entire world.
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Jumper}}'']]: A tragic tale of a failed experiment trying to find freedom in a world where everybody is out to get him. [[NintendoHard Sure to wrench the hearts of many players]].
* [[spoiler:VideoGame/{{Bomberman}}: Act Zero]]: Trapped in an infinite labyrinth, an artificial man must use explosives to destroy the monsters he faces. Showcases the series in a new light
* [[spoiler:''TombRaider: Angel of Darkness'']]: Our favorite,[[MostCommonSuperpower well garnished]], [[DistaffCounterpart Indiana]] [[Franchise/IndianaJones Jones]]-like counterpart with her usual sexy British accent is framed for the murder of her old mentor and must clear her name. Enjoy a grand adventure through the streets of Paris or tomb-ish levels of Prague,or feel free to play as a different character for once. Core Dynamics for the first time in years gives TombRaider a fresh new look
* [[spoiler:VideoGame/FinalFantasyI]]: Gather your friends and set out in an expansive world that lets you do most of the main story points in any order. Send your wizards, warriors, and thieves against all manner of fantastic enemies, undertake a quest to learn the world's second language, and even travel through time in order to restore the Crystals to grace.
** [[spoiler:VideoGame/FinalFantasyII]]: A sizable cast awaits you in this title, all wanting to help your PowerTrio on their journey. From a truly {{Unwinnable}} situation, be brought back from the brink into a land where language is key and your characters can work towards becoming what class they desire to be. For extra nostalgia, this game introduced the first mascot of the series as well as the concept of PlotlineDeath. These men and, for the first time, women, will literally go to Hell at your command to free their hometown and destroy TheEmpire and its [[MyDeathIsOnlyTheBeginning evil emperor]].
** [[spoiler:VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII]]: Almost a lost entry in a massively popular series, this game gives you unparalleled freedom with classes - switching between battles at will to deal with the local enemies is a great step forward! Take control of four brave young kids as they fly a series of airships through their kingdom and the world below it, doing such heroics as restarting the time of a frozen land, and meeting [[DarkIsNotEvil two sets]] of their doppelgangers, all along the road to confronting a vision of fear itself. This title stretched the Famicom to its limit in its music, its careful placement of sprites to get around the 4-color limits (the FinalBoss has at least six), and some truly touching moments.
* [[spoiler:VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII]]: The story of a young soldier who is coming to grips with his own identity in a violently changing world. Featuring amazing state of the art cutscenes and a flawless script, sure to excite old and new fans alike. Widely hailed as one of the best {{Role Playing Game}}s of all time.
* [[spoiler:VideoGame/ChronoCross]]: A sequel to one of the most beloved games of the 16-bit generation. Find out what happened after the first game! Enjoy a massive roster of playable characters, each with their own unique abilities! Unravel a complex plot and discover the secrets of the world!
* [[spoiler:VideoGame/RiseOfTheRobots]]: An epic chronicling one cyborg's efforts to overthrow a corrupt robot dictatorship, battling against dozens of fierce opponents. With graphics and music unlike any others at the time, the amount of hype ensured that no one would forget this classic.
* [[spoiler:Videogame/CrashBandicoot1996]]: A test subject escapes from the laboratory he was confined in, only to be forced back to return when his lover is being threatened by the very same madman who conducted experiments on him.
* [[spoiler:VivaPinata]]: You take control of a once beautiful garden, [[NintendoHard trying]] to restore it to its former glory, while dealing with dealing with [[StopHelpingMe a helper who often lies to you]], [[GuideDangIt challenging tasks]], and incest, [[EveryoneIsBi implied bisexuality]], illness, [[IAmAHumanitarian cannibalism]], and fighting among the residents, who are themselves in peril from [[DemonicSpider a former helper of the garden's original owner and his destructive minions]], as well as [[VideogameCrueltyPotential your own cruel urges]]. [[spoiler:Also, said residents are cute little piñatas.]]
* [[spoiler:ResidentEvil6]]: Four stories are intertwined in a battle to prevent a worldwide ZombieApocalypse. One of them has the key to prevent it.
* [[spoiler:DigimonWorldDawnDusk]] While two powerful organizations are running a [[CurbStompBattle simple]] tournament, they are [[AllYourBaseAreBelongToUs attacked]], ravaged, and largely depowered by a malevolent entity. Their [[ItsUpToYou most competent rookie]] must step up and restore order to their world by confronting an incarnation of mortality.
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* [[spoiler:''Penny Arcade'']] Two vitrolic friends deal with a completely insane world of videogame references and possible drug use.
* [[spoiler:''Powerup Comics'']]: The adventures of two epic, cool gamers.
* [[spoiler:[[WalkyVerse Shortpacked!]]]]: Mentally ill war veteran's lesbian attraction leads her into the machinations of a man bent on world domination and marks the beginning of her ascent into the government of her country as she takes advice from its deposed former leader. The strip's [[AffectionateParody constant commentary on present American society]] is matched only by its [[EveryoneIsBi exploration of nontraditional sexuality]].
* [[spoiler: {{Sonichu}}]]: A young man embarks on an epic quest to find his soulmate with the help of his faithful animal companions. Along the way, our hero faces unlikely enemies, and makes [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters many new friends]]. Join our hero as he topples a corrupt organization, uncovers an ancient prophecy, and attempts to defend his honor and clear his good name from those who would seek to defile it.
** or: A man sets out on a quest to find love and teach the world about Autism with the help of his electric hedgehog friends. The story is as interesting as the creator's real life.
* [[spoiler:TheEasyBreather]]: A young woman takes up the mantle of a hero determined to demonstrate positive health habits. This story will make you think long and hard about the harmful effects that certain substances can have on your body in an interesting new take on a lesson that resonates with everyone.
* [[spoiler:ShreddedMoose]] A [[PornWithoutPlot simple]], well drawn, [[FetishRetardant sexy]] webcomic about [[ViewersAreMorons enjoying one's youth, having fun, and celebrating laughter]]. All the while, said comic takes a [[DeadBabyComedy satirical look at society's ideals]].
* [[spoiler:''[[Horrible/{{Webcomics}} Single Asian Female]]'']] A young minority struggles to find her place in the Western world while still retaining her cultural identity. It manages to show a perspective not often seen while also not shying away from tough issues like racism.
* [[spoiler: ''Webcomic/{{Jack}}'']] An interesting look at morality and the struggles of life and death, from a author extremely knowledgeable when it comes to mythology. Strong Christian themes. Involves cute cartoon animals!
* [[spoiler: ''Webcomic/AxeCop'']] [[ImprobableWeaponUser With an array of unconventional weaponry]] and his equally unlikely sidekicks, a WideEyedIdealist policeman takes on the task of wiping the planet clean of all crime.
* [[spoiler:''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'']]: Based on [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyI one of the most beloved video game franchises of all time]], a diverse and colorful group of [[DesignatedHero adventurers]] embark on an exciting quest to defeat a mysterious evil force. Along the way, they must face a power-hungry dictator, an [[AWizardDidIt ancient wizard]], many [[QuirkyMinibossSquad rival factions]], and [[HeroicSociopath their own inner demons]]. Well-known for its [[{{Anticlimax}} unpredictable plot twists!]]
* [[spoiler:''ProblemSleuth'']]: A surrealist masterwork of [[WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants improvisational writing]], the sprawling story, set in an [[AnachronismStew abstraction of the prohibition era]] and drawn in a [[StickFigureComic stark black-and-white style]] reminiscent of the work's FilmNoir [[AffectionateParody ro]][[GenreShift ots]], follows three devious hardboiled detectives, who, despite being enemies, are willing to team up and use [[CrazyAwesome all their wits and imagination]] to defeat a bootlegger, while simultaneously becoming more and more dependent on drink to sustain their dream world. Spawned a massively successful SpiritualSequel.
* [[spoiler:''PennyAndAggie'']]: InAWorld full of [[ManipulativeBastard manipulators]], [[TheConspiracy conspirators]] and homicidal [[TheSociopath sociopaths]], can a [[LovableAlphaBitch good-hearted socialite]] and an [[TheSnarkKnight aloof, sharp-tongued loner]] [[IMissMom haunted by past trauma]] [[StrangeBedfellows end their long-festering enmity]] for the greater good of society, and find [[FireForgedFriends friendship]], even [[GirlsLove love]]?
* [[spoiler:''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'']]: Surreal, [[Music/{{Homestuck}} operatic]] tale about four young children from broken families around the world, destined to complete the cycle of time not just for themselves in the face of the coming apocalypse, but their [[{{Troll}} predecessors]] from another, long-dead world, and finally, for the [[EldritchAbomination Gods]] themselves.
** [[spoiler:''Webcomic/SweetBroAndHellaJeff'']]: A [[StylisticSuck uniquely stylish]], postmodern exploration of [[ShowWithinAShow recursive fiction]], the nature of [[HeterosexualLifePartners male friendships]] in the 21st century, and the hidden dangers of living in a [[StaircaseTumble multiple-story home]].
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* [[spoiler: ''PubeMuppet'']]: A very openly minded frog head based on a [[Series/SesameStreet popular series]] talks about [[NauseaFuel his fantasies]] to various characters. He's [[{{Squick}} afraid of no pain]]. Created on {{Newgrounds}} as a close cousin to the BarneyBunch.
* [[spoiler:''SaladFingers'']]: [[AfterTheEnd After the fall of man]], one of the few survivors explores the darkest corners of his mind and comes to terms with who he really is.
* [[spoiler:''TalesOfMU'']]: A young half-human woman deals with the enemy within as she learns about love at a school for adventurers.
* [[spoiler:''[[WhateleyUniverse Whateley Academy]]'']]: A [[PlugNPlayFriends group of mismatched students]] from all walks of life [[PubertySuperpower gain]] [[SuperpowerLottery superpowers]] and learn [[{{Transgender}} about]] [[GenderBender themselves]] as they grow up at the world's most prestigious [[SuperheroSchool Superhero Academy]].
* [[spoiler: ''THEN WHO WAS PHONE??'']]: An uncanny tale of teenage romance, implicitly intruded upon by creatures in the past of the main character's lover. Written in [[PresentTenseNarrative the present tense]], and in [[SecondPersonNarration second person]] to exaggerate the immediacy of the shocking events in this groundbreaking, [[MemeticMutation greatly influential]] short story.
** [[spoiler: ''AND THEN A SKELETON POPPED OUT'']]: One of the most shocking and important twist endings in horror short stories. Interpretable either as [[{{Troll}} satire of its audience and its contemporary creators]], or as a heartfelt postmodernist work examining and remixing the urban legends of the present through its surrealist eyes.
* [[spoiler: ''NekoSugarGirls'']]: A heart-wrenching story that deals with the high hopes and shattered dreams of three young people. The characters, all of whom seem to have some sort of [[CatGirl birth]] [[OffModel defect]], at first lead happy lives, but a series of [[ShockingSwerve devastating events]] sets their lives into a downward spiral. Contains themes of repressed homosexuality, serious illness and unrequited love. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-LpdSj4E6E&feature=related#t=6m57s Has been compared]] to Zora Neale Hurston's seminal novel ''TheirEyesWereWatchingGod.''
* [[spoiler: [[ThatGuyWithTheGlasses Bum Reviews]]]]: A man, rejected by society, refuses to be discouraged. He relentlessly pursues his passion, and finds greatness in all that he sees. He tells others of what he has learned in a series of inspirational, [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/thatguywiththeglasses/bum-reviews/7789-bumup uplifting]] stories.
** [[spoiler: ''Melvin, Brother of the Joker'']]: A rather well-known work by one of the Internet's most famous comedians, this short film details the life of a lesser-known relative of [[Film/TheDarkKnight one of cinema's greatest villains]], and all the hardships that come with his choices in life.
* [[spoiler:''IrateGamer'']]: [[{{Plagiarism}} Inspired]] by [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd one of the Internet's most renound comedians]], one man [[CriticalResearchFailure shares his knowledge]] of the art of video games while also [[CausticCritic passionately]] [[AccentuateTheNegative stating his criticism of the industry]]. With [[BadBadActing unbelievable acting]] and [[SpecialEffectsFailure mind-blowing special effects]], such [[SarcasmMode ingenious work]] can [[ScheduleSlip only be updated once in a good while]].
* [[spoiler: 90s Kid from WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall]]: An enthusiastic young man with an unending love for the last decade of the 20th century. He continues to see the good in the [[RobLiefeld artists]], [[ImageComics institutions]], and [[DarkerAndEdgier philosophies]] of his era even as others [[JumpTheShark lose their appreciation for such works]].
* [[spoiler:''WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd'']]: An [[UnstoppableRage emotional]], heartfelt look back at some of the gaming industry's achievements [[Horrible/VideoGames most notable for their quality]], from the Atari era to the present day, highlighting the aspects of each classic that stand out the most. This magnum opus throws no punches, illustrating the feelings that a game can instill in its player with [[ClusterFBomb a unique sense of language]] and [[ToiletHumour a distinct brand of comedy]], and even [[SpecialGuest features classic figures of contemporary media as characters.]]
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/VeggieTales'']]: Cutting edge digital animation reproduces the most epic story in the history of the world, the Old Testament in its entirety. From Joshua to Moses to Daniel, see the story of Israel told over two decades of painstaking animation set to an award-winning and unforgettable orchestral score.
* [[spoiler:''[[WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}} 6teen]]'']]: An in-depth examination of adolescent society and its workings.
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'']]: The quest of five teenagers who can channel GaiasVengeance, are the only hopes against a corrupt billionaire and his subordinate, who both wish to obtain the last remaining area of pristine nature in a dying, polluted world. Later, several new villain characters were introduced, and the lives of the five heroes soon became twisted into an endless struggle to stop several superpowers from succeeding in their goals.
* [[spoiler:RalphBakshi's ''WesternAnimation/TheLordOfTheRings'']]: [[{{Rotoscoping}} Reality and animation intertwine]] in this re-imagination of a beloved literary classic.
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerryTheMovie'']]: Your favorite cartoon duo returns for a new generation in an all-talking, all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza. Introducing a cast of new and endearing characters that will surely be welcomed into the canon with open arms.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/BeastMachines'']]: This sequel to one of the greatest completely-CGI shows of the 90s embraced both ecological themes and the question of what it means to truly have free will.
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/{{Delgo}}'']]: An epic fantasy adventure a [[DevelopmentHell decade in the making]], telling an [[ClicheStorm original]] and timeless story about racial differences and the pointlessness of war.
* [[spoiler:''WesternAnimation/PinkyElmyraAndTheBrain'']]: A crossover between two beloved children's classics, one of which is an academy award winner. One of the [[TheScrappy most well-known characters]] of the older series joins with the heroes of the newer one, [[JumpTheShark changing the series forever]].
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'']]: Good versus evil in an action series filled with espionage and high tech gadgetry. Females take a significantly more leading role in this series than most spy dramas.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'']]: Teens from all of Canada ''think'' that they are copetteing with ''each other'' for a large sum of money, but they really have to survive against the evil reality show host who does [[JerkAss very sadistic things]] to the campers and pulls out traps from [[AssPull seemingly out of nowhere]] all in one deserted island far out in a sea in [[WhereTheHellIsSpringfield the middle of nowhere]] with no outside help.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/RocketRobinHood'']] In this classic Canadian series, an ancient legend is [[RecycledInSpace reimagined for the modern world]]; featuring [[EarWorm memorable musical numbers]] and innovative animation techniques.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'']]: Two creative, intelligent step-brothers come up with innovative ideas to have fun, but their sister is the only person to recognise how dangerous their acts are, and tries to do whatever she can to save them from harm. Meanwhile, their bizarre looking pet goes on spy missions to stop the schemes of an evil scientist, but deep down he is really just deeply emotionally troubled and wants to be loved.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TheRobonicStooges'']]: Why settle for just one WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget, when you can have ''three'' of them, constantly crossing each other up? And not just any trio, but the most legendary physical comedy team of all time.
* [[spoiler: ''Creator/DingoPictures'']]: An animation studio contributing to bring well-known animation classics to video game consoles.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster'']]: A cartoon featuring few of the most classic video game characters united to battle against the forces of evil. The video game equilavent of LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen(and only one, too).
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'']]: A beloved video game hero finds himself battling sadistic robots in a surreal world where nothing is as it seems.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'']]: A shadowy paramilitary organization heroically fights child exploitation and abuse.
* [[spoiler: ''ATrollInCentralPark'']]: From the [[Creator/DonBluth creator]] of ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'' comes a magical and heartwarming tale of a rather unique hero who befriends two mischievous young children and [[GreenAesop teaches us that the world would be a better place if we cared for and respected all the wonders around us.]] Features the voice of the late Dom Deluise.
* [[spoiler: ''SupermanBrainiacAttacks'']]: The acclaimed superhero series from the 90's is back for a new adventure, when the protagonist's two greatest arch-enemies return. But you've never seen (or heard) these threats like this before! Takes the mythology of the series and turns it on its ear, going into places its fanbase never expected!
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot'']]: In this Emmy Award-winning series, an artificial being with superhuman abilities seeks to fit in with the humans it protects, only to find that being 'normal' is practically non-existant.
* [[spoiler: ''VideoBrinquedo'']]: Brazilian company which makes [[{{Mockbuster}} adaptations of well-known works]], and have [[FourKidsEntertainment notorious cast]] for the English dub.
** [[spoiler: Little Princess School]]: A series of [[TastesLikeDiabetes charming]] SliceOfLife shorts with [[FiveTokenBand a racially diverse main cast]] comprised of [[DisneyPrincess fairytale-inspired characters]], [[RecycledInSpace except they're]] [[GenericCuteness adorable 7-year old]] [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses princesses]] training to someday rule their kingdoms with poise and grace. Plus [[EarWorm a REALLY catchy theme song.]]
* [[spoiler: ''FreddieAsFRO7'']]: A young boy acquires magic/psychic powers and becomes the world's greatest secret agent. He travels the world hunting down his evil shapeshifting aunt.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'']]: Our heroes from the prequel trilogy return for this {{interquel}}, and Anakin has a padawan [[CreatorsPet whom everyone loves]].
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'']]: A young boy is trapped in {{Hell}}ish dimension, struggling to keep his purity as he is hounded by TheLegionsOfHell, a AxCrazy {{yandere}}, and the son of the devil.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelSuperHeroes'']]: SilverAge comics [[ClipArtAnimation come to life]] in a series fondly remembered for its constant faithfullness to the original stories, and also for the [[EarWorm unforgettable]] [[BraggingThemeTune heralds]] the protagonists received.
* [[spoiler: ''TitanicTheLegendGoesOn'']]: An uplifting story of overcoming adversity and transcending social class in the name of love, based on a legendary true event during the early years of the 20th Centruy.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersUnitedTheyStand'']]: Some of MarvelComics' most underappreciated superheroes get their turn in the limelight.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'']]: A deep character study of how a lonely girl seeks to explore the nature of our souls.
** [[spoiler: "Lesson Zero"]]: HilarityEnsues when the writers shake one of the key foundational elements of the series.
* [[spoiler: ''TheLegendOfTheTitanic'']]: Another take on the great tragedy of the early 20th century where two young people must struggle in the name of love against a vile man. Giving us the [[BlatantLies truth]] about the events who occured, this timeless classic features a message [[{{Anvilicious}} important]] about saving our friends the whales.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/DaBoomCrew'']]: A group of children get trapped in the video game they've created and must defeat a EvilOverlord while finding a way home.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'']]: Two [[HeterosexualLifePartners lifelong best friends]] face life-threatening and/or surreal situations on a near-daily basis.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'']]: An epic and classic tale with a PostModern spin--a young yet {{badass}} hero wielding a golden sword and his mystical [[RubberMan stretching]] CanineCompanion must [[SaveThePrincess rescue]] [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses princesses]] from an [[SanitySlippage insane]] and [[{{Yandere}} sadistic]] [[AnIcePerson ice king]].
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'']]: A man who loves his work enough that he's willing to stay dedicated to it despite a modest income and his two best friends, one who [[DeadpanSnarker always knows the right thing to say at the right time]], and [[TheDitz his loyal faithful companion dog]], all try to solve life's problems through [[IdiotBall critical thinking]] and [[NoFourthWall an understanding of how their world works]]. The friends are so loyal and loving that they spend much of their time [[TooDumbToLive saving their companion from terrible things happening]]. On many occasions, they try to make their show educational by giving the viewer [[SpoofAesop valuable life lessons on how to handle problems]]. They also have a tight-knit group of farm-based acquaintances that entertain the viewer with their fun antics that highlight how they handle their own problems while taking enough time to give the viewer some life lessons of their own. Both sets also entertain us with their own songs of their own original composition.
* [[spoiler: The Grasshopper and the Ants]] (1934): Creative artists deserve government subsidy.
* [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}'']]: A series [[BlatantLies based on]] [[{{Ultimate Spider-Man}} one of the 21st century's most popular comics]] stars a promising teenaged superhero, with a sense of humor even stronger than his agility, as he trains to become the best crimefighter he can. Accompanying him are four other superpowered adolescents.
* [[spoiler: ''{{Metalocalypse}}'']]: [[FiveManBand five]] [[DysfunctionJunction damaged souls]] band together and struggle against the pressures of fame, the machinations of their CrapsackWorld's [[TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness authority figures]], and their own [[ManChild mental limitations]] to create [[InformedAbility world-renowned]] [[CatchPhrase brutal]] art.
* [[spoiler: ''MyLifeMe'']]: [[OccidentalOtaku An aspiring manga artist]] copes with day-to-day life in this closer look at anime fandoms. Known for its [[UncannyValley peculiar art style]], [[ShallowParody the creators' knowledge on the subject matter]], and [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter charming characters]].
[[/folder]]


[[folder:Real Life]]
* [[spoiler: Uwe Boll]]: A daring film director who [[VideoGameMoviesSuck brings all your favorite video games to the big screen]], this [[GoodOldFisticuffs two fisted]] European ''[[SmallNameBigEgo auteur]]'' has generated more [[{{Hatedom}} discussion]] among [[SingleIssueWonk film fans]] and [[TheEveryman the common man]] than [[UpToEleven any other director living]]. Well known for his [[VideoGameMoviesSuck innovative adaptations]] of popular culture icons and beloved classics, [[SoBadItsHorrible his work]] [[StealthInsult rains down like gold]] onto the populace. In addition to having [[IncrediblyLamePun stunned his critics]], his films have rarely failed to meet [[SpringtimeForHitler their financial goals]]. In the world of filmmaking, [[MemeticMutation there he is simply the, singular, genius]].
* [[spoiler:RobLiefeld]]: One of the most popular and influential comic book artists of the 90's, his imaginative distortions of the human anatomy created an utterly [[SoBadItsHorrible unique dynamism]].
* [[spoiler: Jack Thompson]]: A very vocal lawyer with a flair for the theatrical and non-gamer who bravely defended MassEffect from a news story that grossly exaggerated the sexual content in the game.
* [[spoiler: [[CtrlAltDel Tim Buckley]]]]: One of the Internets most well known webcomic artist has recently (at the time of writing) dealt with a real world issue in his world of fantasy. He is well loved by his fans.
* [[spoiler: WorldWarOne]]: A global initiative much-welcomed across national borders that sparked a prolific movement in poetry, resulted in the emancipation of women voters across the globe and was partially responsible for the resulting career of a [[AdolfHitler uniquely charismatic world leader]] who would transform his country forever. Also spread in many countries concept of peace.
* [[spoiler: WorldWarTwo]]: It single-handedly ended the greatest period of economic downturn the United States has ever known. Full of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Crowning Moments of Awesome]] and has a major GoodVersusEvil theme to it. It inspired many great literary and cinematic works.
* [[spoiler: Creator/JackChick]]: His unique and inspired artwork has done much to further the gospel of love, mercy, grace and peace as espoused by Jesus Christ.
** [[spoiler:Fred Phelps]]: A rather vocal pastor whose unique preaching style has drawn the attention of millions of Christians, as well as non-Christians. His actions have allowed Conservative supporters of the Iraq war and Liberal Gay Rights activists to find common ground and, if only for a moment, unite.
** [[spoiler:James Cone]]: A preacher who seeks racial justice. One of his disciples was like a mentor to a major political figure.
* [[spoiler:The Game]]: You don't even have to think about it!
* [[spoiler:Self injury]]: A way to relieve stress which is most commonly done by teenage girls.
* [[spoiler:The Slave Trade]] A prosperous system that brought sugar, tobacco and many other products to Europe, created thousands of jobs in Britain and other major ports, and culminated in the creation of reggae and blues music, and, by extension, rock and roll.
* [[spoiler:Communism]]: Everyone gets everything they need!
* [[spoiler:Capitalism]]: Some good honest work and the world is your oyster.
** Alternately, greed creates everything.
* [[spoiler:Objectivism]]: A deconstruction of communism in which everything is inverted.
* [[spoiler:Nuclear Weapons]]: A triumphant collaboration between modern science and the hi-tech industry responsible for brining an end to the second world war, whose existence has resulted in the longest period of continuous peace between The Great Powers in recent history. The continued development of this technology has produced countless spin-offs both large and small and trillions of dollars worth of research innovation, including sources of power that produce no greenhouse gas emissions. Humanity can look forward to a bright, glowing future as it continues to spread across the globe and into the third world.
* [[spoiler:Death]]: An end to all pain and misery that puts your mind at ease. No one is left out!
** A cure for all diseases.
* [[spoiler:{{Griefer}}]]: Someone who livens up online gaming.
* [[spoiler:[[DigitalPiracyIsEvil Copyright]]]]: Everyone can take down numerous criminals by using their own creations.
** Though you'd better not use tropes, as all tropes are copyright.
* [[spoiler:Conspiracy theories]]: Accounts of various cabals of [[MagnificentBastard Magnificent Bastards]] [[VillainWithGoodPublicity with good publicity]].
* [[spoiler:AdolfHitler]]: A leader who brought his country out of a severe economic downturn and moved audiences with his [[LargeHam fiery speeches]]. His [[MurderIsTheBestSolution innovative]] [[KillThemAll approach to civil rights]] helped increase popular sensitivity toward, and expose the true evil nature of, racism and anti-Semitism, leading to their marked decline in the Western world. His [[TakeOverTheWorld ambitious]] [[WorldWarII foreign policy]] led to significant reforms in international law, including the international prosecution of war criminals.
** Don't forget that his party's contributions still continue [[GodwinsLaw to be referenced]] in popular rhetoric to this day!
* [[spoiler: O.J. Simpson]]: A popular sports figure who successfully made the switch to acting ... but whose movie career was derailed by the tragic death of his beloved wife. The huge outpour of emotion from the public made him one of the most memorable personalities of his time.
* [[spoiler: Guillotine]]: A device invented to render painless what, in the past, had often been a lengthy, painful procedure. In addition to its proper function, it is an infallible cure for headaches.
* [[spoiler:{{Munchkin}}s]]: Those who refuse to submit to the artificial standards set by the society around them, choosing instead the most ancient and noble quest ToBeAMaster. They blaze their own path.
* [[spoiler:Tapeworms]]: Loveable pets who are cheap to maintain, easy to care for, and will never leave your side. They'll even help you lose a few extra pounds!
* [[spoiler:Joseph Stalin]]: An intelligent and bold world leader whose belief in both the greatness of his country and the equality of all men led him to undertake sweeping economic and social reforms that effect the world even to this day. One of the most powerful Allies in WWII and the first minority leader of his nation, he is still remembered fondly by many of his countrymen. Also, a brilliant tenor singer.
** [[spoiler:Vladimir Ilyich Lenin]]: Mentor to the above-mentioned, as well as many other future rulers and reformers. An inspiration to millions with his passionate pleas for the middle class to become more involved in social justice.
** [[spoiler:Vyacheslav Molotov]]: Colleague of the above. A cunning diplomat and [[EvilChancellor uncompromising public servant]] who [[IDidWhatIHadToDo made countless difficult decisions]] for the good of his country. Best known for the alcoholic beverage named in his honour.
* [[spoiler:MDMA a.k.a. Ecstasy]]: Once one of the essential tools in a particular school of group therapy. Inspires near-instant euphoria and can make even the most uptight square dance like there's no tomorrow.
* [[spoiler:Cancer]]: What happens when the cells in your body ''don't'' grow old and die.
* [[spoiler:War]] : A means of [[DrillSergeantNasty teaching young men the virtues of cooperation and commitment]] and dedicating them to finding [[KillEmAll solutions to environmental problems]]. Encourages the growth of technology and [[LensmanArmsRace fosters the invention of innovative devices]]. Provides travel arrangements at no charge and enables ordinary folk to [[EarthIsABattlefield see far away countries]] and [[UrbanWarfare visit foreign cities]]. Also teaches young men the [[WeHaveReserves true]] [[CannonFodder value]] of [[HumansAreWarriors human existence]]. And gives them ways to learn [[RapePillageAndBurn true means of personal]] [[BringYourHalterToTheSlaughter fulfillment]] and [[ArmyOfThievesAndWhores enjoy the company of others]]. Many have been [[{{Plunder}} personally enriched]] by this [[ShellShockedVeteran unforgettable]] [[WarIsHell experience]]. Even better, it's an exceptionally useful means of [[TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized bringing down despotic rulers]], giving them [[CruelMercy another chance at life]], and sometimes even offering them [[SealedRoomInTheMiddleOfNowhere a new kingdom]]; it also has [[WarForFunAndProfit widespread economic benefits]]. Has been the source material for many famous and renowned [[Literature/TheIliad plays]], [[FullMetalJacket films]], [[ATaleOfTwoCities books]], and [[VideoGame/CallOfDuty video games]]. Keeps [[WhatASenselessWasteOfHumanLife overpopulation in check]]. Improves skills in [[ColdSniper mathematics]], [[{{Plunder}} economics]], [[{{Gorn}} anatomy]], and [[CombatMedic medicine]]. [[MyCountryRightOrWrong A great way]] [[JustFollowingOrders to increase]] [[PatrioticFervor patriotism]], and also [[HumansAreWarriors an iconic part of human history.]] Used by numerous countries (whether out of [[ZergRush necessity]] or [[GenderIsNoObject choice]]) to equalize sexes and races in both [[WhatMeasureIsAMook value]] and [[SamusIsAGirl capability]], frequently [[{{Conscription}} bringing together]] men and women from [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits all walks of life]] in [[MillionMookMarch heartwarming displays of unity]].
* [[spoiler: Elections]]: A means of [[VolleyingInsults rewarding]] [[SleazyPolitician respected members]] of [[HobbesWasRight human]] [[PowderKegCrowd society]] for their [[EvilIsCool generous services]] and [[AmbitionIsEvil selfless devotion]] to [[HobbesWasRight mankind]].
* [[spoiler: Jury Duty]]: Your reward for being a responsible adult.
* [[spoiler: The Dictionary]]: A vast work of literature with many variations and languages widely considered to give meaning to the role of language in our lives. Promotes good spelling.
* [[spoiler: The Black Death]]: An event that resulted in massive social, political, and scientific reforms. We probably would not be as advanced as we are today if this hadn't happened.
* [[spoiler: Kim Il-sung]]: This [[FullCircleRevolution freedom fighter]] first helped liberate his country first from [[ImperialJapan an evil imperialist regime]]. Afterwards, he then took control of [[NorthKorea his very own nation]] and [[KoreanWar defended it from]] [[TheUnitedStates a major capitalist power]]. [[MilitaryDictatorship He never let the defence of his country fall out of his interest]] and [[PersonalityCult always made sure to remind his people of his importance in society]].
* [[spoiler: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burke_and_hare William Burke and William Hare]]]]: Two enterprising and hardworking Irishmen who benefited science and medicine greatly.
* [[spoiler:''Globalization'']]: Bringing the world together!
* [[spoiler:''Incest'']]: Useful for everything from simplifying the dating scene to homeschooling your kids on a very important issue.
* [[spoiler: Muammar Gaddafi]]: A member of an oppressed and impoverished minority in his country who grew up in a backwater before rising to worldwide prominence at a very young age. He was notorious for keeping live exotic animals in an elaborate private compound; having a coterie of female bodyguards and assistants; questionable wardrobe choices including gaudy military uniforms; an addiction to plastic surgery; and evading serious criminal charges. Though his later career was in serious decline, he was staging a comeback when he died unexpectedly.
* [[spoiler: Pol Pot]]: A brave teacher who led a movement starting in [[ChildSoldiers his own classroom]] for [[DirtyCommunists political and economic reform]], [[ASlaveToTheIndex mass employment]], and academic equality.
* [[spoiler: The AmericanCivilWar]]: An epic event in the formation of a modern world power which affirmed the equality of all peoples, evoked powerful religious and patriotic imagery in picture and song, and forever altered that nation's political scene.
* [[spoiler: Cannibalism]]: both a source of food, and a form of population control!
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[[folder:TV Tropes]]
* [[spoiler:AdHominem]]: A deep insight into the character of your opponent.
* [[spoiler:{{AssimilationPlot}}]]: Fail-proof plot to unite all peoples and ensure that they are never lonely or in conflict with each other again.
* [[spoiler:AuthorExistenceFailure]]: Long-term writer's block.
* [[spoiler:BatheHerAndBringHerToMe]]: Promotes proper personal hygiene when one is a guest of an [[EvilOverlord important figure]].
* [[spoiler:BileFascination]]: Ensures that [[SoBadItsHorrible less popular works]] still get [[SnarkBait the attention they deserve]].
* The late [[spoiler: Complain About Shows You Don't Like]]: Once one of the few pages on TVTropes that let you freely express your opinions on fictional works.
* [[spoiler:CompleteMonster]]: A very effective villain.
* [[spoiler:CurbStompBattle]]: A hero's victory is assured.
* [[spoiler:DarthWiki]]: TV Tropes on a dark, badass background color.
* [[spoiler:DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist]]: A game's way of telling you that it's okay to suck at video games.
* [[spoiler:DeathWorld]]: A land with many exotic animals and environments that you can [[TooDumbToLive interact with]]. So exhilarating, if you come there you'll never leave!
* [[spoiler:DesignatedVillain / DesignatedHero]]: Characters who force viewers to question the morality of the "heroes" and "villains."
* [[spoiler:DieForOurShip]]: Character has done something far worse than anything a CompleteMonster could ever do.
* [[spoiler:DracoInLeatherPants]]: Villain whose wrongful acts are rooted in a traumatic past.
* [[spoiler:EverybodyHatesMathematics]]: Simplicity is good.
* [[spoiler:FakeDifficulty]]: The increasing of a game's challenge in unexpected and unconventional ways.
* [[spoiler: ForTheEvulz]]: Motivation deeper than money or power.
* [[spoiler: ForcedLevelGrinding]]: Video game mechanic sure to prolong the player's enjoyment.
* [[spoiler:FurryFandom]]: Become one with nature.
* [[spoiler:{{GIFT}}]]: Witness the power of the internet in broadening the scope of conversations that would never happen in real life.
* [[spoiler:GodwinsLaw]]: [[HogansHeroes I'm no Nazi!]]
* [[spoiler:ItSucks]]: Constructive criticism.
** [[spoiler:ItsEasySoItSucks]]: The belief that we all should seek out more challenge in video games.
** [[spoiler:ItsShortSoItSucks]]: The belief that video games need to be more epic.
** [[spoiler:ItsPopularNowItSucks]]: A warning that something has become or is about to become a CashCowFranchise.
** [[spoiler:TheyChangedItNowItSucks]]: Undeniable proof that change is bad.
*** [[spoiler:ItsTheSameNowItSucks]]: You fail originality forever.
* [[spoiler:LastMinuteHookup]]: The author resolves the romantic loose ends of a story rather than leave things up in the air.
* [[spoiler:LogicalFallacies]]: All the tools you need to write like a professional creationist.
* [[spoiler:MarySue / MartyStu]]: The sweetest and[[strike:/or]] most BadAss character to grace fiction. Completely unstoppable, everyone falls head over heels for him or her, and overall the go-to guy or girl for any -- and we mean ''any'' -- problem you have.
* [[spoiler:MisterSeahorse]]: A popular romantic FanFiction premise, in which two StarCrossedLovers defy societal norms and push themselves [[SerialEscalation to ever greater heights]] to fully consummate their love and form a true family.
* [[spoiler: MoralEventHorizon]]: A [[CompleteMonster character]] defining moment.
* [[spoiler:{{Narm}}]]: Finding comedy in the most serious moments.
* [[spoiler:NauseaFuel]]: Repeated viewings of this could help you lose weight.
* [[spoiler: NightmareFuel]]: Unique imagery that you'll probably remember even in your deepest sleep.
* [[spoiler:NintendoHard]]: A video game that's challenging and keeps you coming back for more.
* [[spoiler:NoGuyWantsToBeChased]]: A good reason as to why women never ask out men.
* [[spoiler:ParanoiaFuel]]: A reminder to be more alert.
* [[spoiler:PerverseSexualLust]]: Admiration of a fictional character.
** [[spoiler: {{Rule 34}}]]: The ultimate way of showing passion for a [[PerverseSexualLust beloved fictional character]].
*** Alternately, a much-persecuted alternative lifestyle.
* [[spoiler:PressXToDie]]: A fancy way to exit the game.
* [[spoiler:PressXToNotDie]]: A video game mechanic that will keep you on your toes.
* [[spoiler:RageQuit]]: A dramatic acceptance of one's defeat.
* [[spoiler:RubberBandAI]]: Computer adjusts itself to suit your skill level.
* [[spoiler:ShockingSwerve]]: A twist ''no one'' sees coming.
* [[spoiler:So Bad It's Horrible]]: A work with room for improvement.
* [[spoiler:StrawmanHasAPoint]]: The losing side of a debate isn't completely wrong.
* [[spoiler:StupidSexyFlanders]]: PerverseSexualLust with a unique twist.
* [[spoiler:TakeThat]]: Individuals provide their negative opinions on others through subtle [[PotHole links]] and phrases.
** Or: People don't waste time on writing lenghty {{Author Filibuster}}s.
* The late [[spoiler:Unsinkable Ship]]: No one can hate on this [[{{Shipping}} ship]]. '''''No one.'''''
* [[spoiler:WellIntentionedExtremist]]: Someone who sees a problem and is determined to solve it [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans as best s/he can]], come hell or high water.
* [[spoiler:WhatTheHellHero]]: The nobly-intended, audacious acts of the hero are denounced by his cowardly, incapable and self-righteous "friends".
* [[spoiler:WouldntHitAGirl]]: A tradition that reduces domestic violence.
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* [[spoiler:''AllStarBatmanAndRobin'']]: An in-depth exploration of the mind of the popular character {{Batman}}, the traumatic death of the parents of his Teenage partner (who is 12 years old) and their quest for justice... Brought to you by the award-winning writer of ''SinCity'' and ''TheDarkKnightReturns'' and the critically acclaimed artist Jim Lee.

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* [[spoiler:''AllStarBatmanAndRobin'']]: [[spoiler:''ComicBook/AllStarBatmanAndRobinTheBoyWonder'']]: An in-depth exploration of the mind of the popular character {{Batman}}, the traumatic death of the parents of his Teenage partner (who is 12 years old) and their quest for justice... Brought to you by the award-winning writer of ''SinCity'' and ''TheDarkKnightReturns'' and the critically acclaimed artist Jim Lee.


* [[spoiler: ''Magazine/{{Cracked}}'']]: A once-popular humor magazine [[FollowTheLeader hot of the heels of]] [[Magazine/{{MAD}} another popular humor magazine]] which presented [[ParodyFailure humorous and clever TV and movie parodies]] along with other articles guaranteed to make readers laugh.

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* [[spoiler: ''Magazine/{{Cracked}}'']]: A once-popular humor magazine [[FollowTheLeader hot of the heels of]] [[Magazine/{{MAD}} another popular humor magazine]] which presented [[ParodyFailure humorous and clever TV and movie parodies]] parodies along with other articles guaranteed to make readers laugh.

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