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* PlayedForLaughs in ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII'' when Connor [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF2dyF7vZic#t=213s sets out to assassinate William Johnson]] in Sequence 6. Kanen'tó:kon gives Connor a hatchet, which he plants into the side of the Homestead. Achilles [[WhatTheHellHero chews him out]], but Connor [[{{Exposition}} explains]] that the Mohawk plant a hatchet into a post when going to war, and remove it when it is finished. Achilles' retort is [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments priceless]].

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* PlayedForLaughs in ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII'' when Connor [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF2dyF7vZic#t=213s sets out to assassinate William Johnson]] in Sequence 6. Kanen'tó:kon gives Connor a hatchet, which he plants into the side of the Homestead. Achilles [[WhatTheHellHero chews him out]], but Connor [[{{Exposition}} explains]] that the Mohawk plant a hatchet into a post when going to war, and remove it when it is finished. Achilles' retort is [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments priceless]].priceless.


* Asuka from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' was raised in Germany and, as a result, deals with Japanese culture clashes. She's more brash than most of her classmates and complains about Japanese-style doors not having locks.

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* Asuka from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' was raised in Germany and, as a result, deals with Japanese culture cultural clashes. She's more brash than most of her classmates and complains about Japanese-style doors not having locks.

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* Asuka from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' was raised in Germany and, as a result, deals with Japanese culture clashes. She's more brash than most of her classmates and complains about Japanese-style doors not having locks.

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* A major hurdle for Momoko in ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi''. Being raised in the US for most of her life, early after her introduction she has a lack of tact, doesn't understand that Japanese schools don't allow jewelry as simple as her stud earring, and compares Hazuki's family retainer to a nanny. On the flip side, she does not appreciate when Tamaki accidentally insults her BlackBestFriend.

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* UsefulNotes/McDonalds struggled when it first entered the India market in the mid 90s because it didnít do the proper market research into cultural dietary differences. They found out that people were interested in American food but they didnít think to tweak the American menu to fit local culture/tastes. Indian customers were given a menu of Big Macs, chicken tenders, and fries just like American customers. The problem is that roughly half of all people in India are vegetarians for religious reasons and everything at [=McDonaldís=] is cooked with beef fat (which even non-vegetarian Hindus wonít eat) so there quite literally was nothing for half a billion people to eat. The ingredients werenít given either so people werenít willing to risk eating something that wasnít vegetarian anytime a new item was introduced. They would eventually go back to the drawing board and create a specific line for the Indian market but it wasnít until 2018 that the subsidiary made a profit.

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* A central theme of ''Film/TheWickerMan1973'', as Howie's Anglican Christian beliefs clash with the BlueAndOrangeMorality of the Celtic pagan islanders. Both sides are confused by each other. It all comes to a head at the end when [[spoiler:the villagers have Howie sacrificed in a burning wicker man to save their crops.]]


* Parodied in this [[https://youtu.be/2OQWFZZE-DY American Express commercial]] in which Creator/JerrySeinfeld finds his American humor falling flat with British audiences. After immersing himself in English culture, he returns to the comedy club and nails it.

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* Parodied in this [[https://youtu.be/2OQWFZZE-DY be/L8fj_Zo5x24 American Express commercial]] in which Creator/JerrySeinfeld finds his American humor falling flat with British audiences. After immersing himself in English culture, he returns to the comedy club and nails it.

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* ''Fanfic/RWBYEpicOfRemnant'':
** Hassan of the Cursed Arm's mask is wired into his head, and even if it wasn't, it is a part of his culture, so he refuses to part with it. Some people take issue with it because it makes him resemble a member of the dreaded White Fang.
** After EMIYA Alter and Ruby Rose crafted his {{BFG}}, she insisted they add their symbols as a stamp on it. As part of his pragmatic personality, he suggested they overlay their symbols on top of each other so that the stamp would be smaller and cheaper. She blushes and says in Remnant, only married couples do that, annoying him.


* Parodied in this [[https://youtu.be/2OQWFZZE-DY American Express commercial]] in which Creator/JerrySeinfeld finds his American humor falling flat with British audiences. After immersing himself in English culture, he returns to the comedy club and nails it.



* Parodied in this [[https://youtu.be/2OQWFZZE-DY American Express commercial]] in which Creator/JerrySeinfeld finds his American humor falling flat with British audiences. After immersing himself in English culture, he returns to the comedy club and nails it.

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* Parodied in this [[https://youtu.be/2OQWFZZE-DY American Express commercial]] in which Creator/JerrySeinfeld finds his American humor falling flat with British audiences. After immersing himself in English culture, he returns to the comedy club and nails it.



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* Parodied in this [[https://youtu.be/2OQWFZZE-DY American Express commercial]] in which Creator/JerrySeinfeld finds his American humor falling flat with British audiences. After immersing himself in English culture, he returns to the comedy club and nails it.

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* In ''Literature/MasterOfFormalities'', this is why the titular position exists. Masters of Formalities are there to mediate between the various noble houses that run the planets of the galaxy. Over the two millennia of humanity settling the stars, the many human civilizations have diverged significantly, so some form of mediation is a necessity to avoid this trope.

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** Parker gets an even worse reaction from the Pathans, Afghan SpaceMarines, who were, until only a few decades ago, fighting the US as insurgents. Immediately upon seeing Parker in her standard-issue gym shirt and shorts, they demand that she covers herself up, as her current appearance is "an insult to God".

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* In ''[[Literature/TroyRising The Hot Gate]]'', after Dana "Comet" Parker is transferred to the ''Thermopylae'', she is put in charge of an all-male team of South American engineers. Her being female immediately puts her at odds, and her being a "norte" (North American) is seen as even worse. And she actually demands that they do their jobs maintaining the shuttles? *Gasp*! How dare she? Doesn't she know that every single one of them is a scion of a powerful South American family? People like them are there merely to bide their time until they are inevitably made officers. Who does this American farm girl think she is? She is "educated" several times in the ways of Latin America and the concept of "class" not just as an economic divider (the way it's treated in the US and most of the Western world), but in how only "the right people" should be put in top positions, with everyone else being "rabble". It works the other way too, with South American officials having trouble understanding someone like Tyler Vernon, automatically ascribing him certain qualities simply because he's the richest guy in the world and only meets with the President of the US when his (Tyler's) schedule opens up. One of Parker's subordinates, who has picked up a few things, explains to his father that Tyler doesn't fit into their "upper class" mold. He's a typical American billionaire, who only wants to get rich, without trying to adjust his own culture to that of his financial peers.


* This is actually subverted in the [[CrossOver crossover]] ''Fanfic/AKnightsTaleAsInquisitor''. Despite being [[TrappedInAnotherWorld in an different completely world than her own]], [[Myth/KingArthur Arturia]] doesn't have much difficulty adapting to her new surroundings due to the fact that said world is [[MedievalEuropeanFantasy Thedas]]. So, even though this is not her own world, Arturia has a much easier time adjusting than one would think due to Thedas resembling so much like [[DarkAgeEurope the era she came from on Earth.]]

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* This is actually subverted in the [[CrossOver crossover]] ''Fanfic/AKnightsTaleAsInquisitor''. Despite being [[TrappedInAnotherWorld in an completely, different completely world than her own]], [[Myth/KingArthur Arturia]] doesn't have much difficulty adapting to her new surroundings due to the fact that said world is [[MedievalEuropeanFantasy Thedas]]. So, even though this is not her own world, Arturia has a much easier time adjusting than one would think due to Thedas resembling so much like [[DarkAgeEurope the era she came from on Earth.]]


* ''Series/TheSpanishPrincess'': The Spanish retinue are insist on following their customs, for instance Catherine taking a siesta in the afternoon, to the annoyance of the English.

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* ''Series/TheSpanishPrincess'': The Spanish retinue are all insist on following their customs, for instance Catherine taking a siesta in the afternoon, to the annoyance of the English.

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