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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Duckman}}'' episode "America the Beautiful", there is a lot of [[{{Anvilicious}} deliberately heavy-handed]] commentary on American society throughout the years. Duckman and Cornfed first visit a [[DeliberatelyMonochrome black-and-white]] town representative of TheFifties, where they confront a StandardFiftiesFather about the disappearance of a woman named America who he used to date. When they end up insulting his way of life, he deduces that they aren't from around here, and that they must be communists, which ends with the entire town forming an angry mob and chasing them out.


* In ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Dutch mentions at one point that Lagoon Company has sometimes made shipments for the [[https://www.britannica.com/topic/New-Peoples-Army New People's Army,]] one of the world's oldest communist terrorist groups (dating back to 1968). The "Goat, Jihad, & Rock 'n Roll" arc also features as its main antagonist Masahiro Takanaka, a member of the [[https://www.encyclopedia.com/politics/legal-and-political-magazines/japanese-red-army Japanese Red Army]], the most dangerous Japanese communist terrorist group to have existed. While Takanaka has a surprisingly sympathetic and respectable character, he still remains dedicated to a completely futile "revolution" that will only end up killing lots of innocent people for absolutely no reason, and he fully acknowledges how nihilistic his life's journey is.

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* In ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Dutch mentions at one point that Lagoon Company has sometimes made shipments for the [[https://www.britannica.com/topic/New-Peoples-Army New People's Army,]] one of the world's oldest communist terrorist groups (dating back to 1968).1968) and remains active [[http://archive.is/y2Dav well into the 21st century]]. The "Goat, Jihad, & Rock 'n Roll" arc also features as its main antagonist Masahiro Takanaka, a member of the [[https://www.encyclopedia.com/politics/legal-and-political-magazines/japanese-red-army Japanese Red Army]], the most dangerous Japanese communist terrorist group to have existed. While Takanaka has a surprisingly sympathetic and respectable character, he still remains dedicated to a completely futile "revolution" that will only end up killing lots of innocent people for absolutely no reason, and he fully acknowledges how nihilistic his life's journey is.


* In ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Dutch mentions at one point that Lagoon Company has sometimes made shipments for the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_People's_Army New People's Army,]] one of the world's oldest communist terrorist groups (dating back to 1968). The "Goat, Jihad, & Rock 'n Roll" arc also features as its main antagonist Masahiro Takanaka, a member of the [[https://www.encyclopedia.com/politics/legal-and-political-magazines/japanese-red-army Japanese Red Army]], the most dangerous Japanese communist terrorist group to have existed. While Takanaka has a surprisingly sympathetic and respectable character, he still remains dedicated to a completely futile "revolution" that will only end up killing lots of innocent people for absolutely no reason, and he fully acknowledges how nihilistic his life's journey is.

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* In ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Dutch mentions at one point that Lagoon Company has sometimes made shipments for the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_People's_Army [[https://www.britannica.com/topic/New-Peoples-Army New People's Army,]] one of the world's oldest communist terrorist groups (dating back to 1968). The "Goat, Jihad, & Rock 'n Roll" arc also features as its main antagonist Masahiro Takanaka, a member of the [[https://www.encyclopedia.com/politics/legal-and-political-magazines/japanese-red-army Japanese Red Army]], the most dangerous Japanese communist terrorist group to have existed. While Takanaka has a surprisingly sympathetic and respectable character, he still remains dedicated to a completely futile "revolution" that will only end up killing lots of innocent people for absolutely no reason, and he fully acknowledges how nihilistic his life's journey is.


* In ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Dutch mentions at one point that Lagoon Company has sometimes made shipments for the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_People's_Army New People's Army,]] one of the world's oldest communist terrorist groups (dating back to 1968). The "Goat, Jihad, & Rock 'n Roll" arc also features as its main antagonist Masahiro Takanaka, a member of the [[https://www.encyclopedia.com/politics/legal-and-political-magazines/japanese-red-army Japanese Red Army]], the most dangerous Japanese communist terrorist group to have existed. While Takanaka has a surprisingly sympathetic and respectable character, he still remains dedicated to a completely futile "revolution"
that will only end up killing lots of innocent people for absolutely no reason, and he fully acknowledges how nihilistic his life's journey is.

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* In ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Dutch mentions at one point that Lagoon Company has sometimes made shipments for the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_People's_Army New People's Army,]] one of the world's oldest communist terrorist groups (dating back to 1968). The "Goat, Jihad, & Rock 'n Roll" arc also features as its main antagonist Masahiro Takanaka, a member of the [[https://www.encyclopedia.com/politics/legal-and-political-magazines/japanese-red-army Japanese Red Army]], the most dangerous Japanese communist terrorist group to have existed. While Takanaka has a surprisingly sympathetic and respectable character, he still remains dedicated to a completely futile "revolution"
"revolution" that will only end up killing lots of innocent people for absolutely no reason, and he fully acknowledges how nihilistic his life's journey is.

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* In ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Dutch mentions at one point that Lagoon Company has sometimes made shipments for the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_People's_Army New People's Army,]] one of the world's oldest communist terrorist groups (dating back to 1968). The "Goat, Jihad, & Rock 'n Roll" arc also features as its main antagonist Masahiro Takanaka, a member of the [[https://www.encyclopedia.com/politics/legal-and-political-magazines/japanese-red-army Japanese Red Army]], the most dangerous Japanese communist terrorist group to have existed. While Takanaka has a surprisingly sympathetic and respectable character, he still remains dedicated to a completely futile "revolution"
that will only end up killing lots of innocent people for absolutely no reason, and he fully acknowledges how nihilistic his life's journey is.

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** The North Vietnamese Army and Vietcong are no better either, with both factions being trained and supplied by the Soviets and using said training and equipment to mercilessly kill both South Vietnamese civilians and American forces brutally. In addition, the latter also parttake in ColdBloodedTorture openly alongside their Soviet advisors.
** Fidel Castro, who willingly sides with the Soviets through Dragovich, hands Mason over to them without a thought, and allows access to his country to them for the latter's EvilPlan.


* ''Film/TheDeathOfStalin'' has been criticized for its portrayal of the Soviet Union's leadership as this during the titular event. In fact, aside from the re-arranging events, it actually downplays a number of things more than leads them up. Beria wasn't actually found guilty of child molestation, despite having done that many times as well as being widely known as a practicioner, but "just" treason against the Soviet Union.

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* ''Film/TheDeathOfStalin'' has been criticized for its portrayal of the Soviet Union's leadership as this during the titular event. In fact, aside from the re-arranging events, it actually downplays a number of things more than leads them up. Beria wasn't actually found guilty of child molestation, despite having done that many times as well as being widely known as a practicioner, practitioner, but "just" treason against the Soviet Union.


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* Episode 11 of ''Series/TheBrave'' concerns an airplane hijacking in Colombia by 4 terrorists from the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC), one of the oldest Marxist terror groups in the world dating back to 1964. The episode takes place in 2018; in real life, FARC signed a peace deal with the Colombian government in June 2016 and had fully disarmed and reformed as a political party in June 2017, meaning these fighters were some of the last remaining true believers in the ideology.

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* In contrast to most other WorksSetInWorldWarII, ''VideoGame/SniperElite'' and ''VideoGame/SniperEliteV2'' feature the Soviets as antagonistic. Even moreso in the reboot, since they planned on [[spoiler:firing a [[DeadlyGas Tabun]]-loaded V2 rocket at London [[FalseFlagOperation while blaming the whole thing on the Germans]] ]], to name a few things.


* The latter half of the second season of ''Series/SEALTeam'' has Bravo Team go on a deployment to Asia, where they go up against communist terrorist groups: the New Resistance Force in the Philippines and the Asian Liberation Army in Thailand. Both of these groups are stand-ins for real-life communist terrorist organizations: the New People's Army for the former (which is still active today) and the People's Liberation Army of Thailand for the latter (which dissolved in the late 1980s/early 1990s with its parent organization the Communist Party of Thailand after the CPT lost most foreign support and the Thai government banned the party). Proud Texan SEAL Sonny expresses this trope's sentiment well:

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* The latter half of the second season of ''Series/SEALTeam'' has Bravo Team go on a deployment to Asia, where they go up against communist terrorist groups: the New Resistance Force in the Philippines and the Asian Liberation Army in Thailand. Both of these groups are stand-ins for real-life communist terrorist organizations: the New People's Army for the former (which is still active today) and the People's Liberation Army of Thailand for the latter (which dissolved in the late 1980s/early 1990s with its parent organization the Communist Party of Thailand after the CPT lost most foreign support and the Thai government banned the party).began offering generous incentives for its members to defect such as offering amnesty to its cadres). Proud Texan SEAL Sonny expresses this trope's sentiment well:


* The latter half of the second season of ''Series/SEALTeam'' has Bravo Team go on a deployment to Asia, where they go up against communist terrorist groups: the New Resistance Force in the Philippines and the Asian Liberation Army in Thailand. Both of these groups are stand-ins for real-life communist terrorist organizations: the New People's Army for the former (which is still active today) and the People's Liberation Army of Thailand for the latter (which dissolved in the late 1980s/early 1990s with its parent organization the Communist Party of Thailand after the CPT lost most foreign support and the Thai government banned the party).

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* The latter half of the second season of ''Series/SEALTeam'' has Bravo Team go on a deployment to Asia, where they go up against communist terrorist groups: the New Resistance Force in the Philippines and the Asian Liberation Army in Thailand. Both of these groups are stand-ins for real-life communist terrorist organizations: the New People's Army for the former (which is still active today) and the People's Liberation Army of Thailand for the latter (which dissolved in the late 1980s/early 1990s with its parent organization the Communist Party of Thailand after the CPT lost most foreign support and the Thai government banned the party). Proud Texan SEAL Sonny expresses this trope's sentiment well:
-->'''Sonny''': "Can you friggin' believe there's still commies in this world? Don't these idiots read history books?"

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* The latter half of the second season of ''Series/SEALTeam'' has Bravo Team go on a deployment to Asia, where they go up against communist terrorist groups: the New Resistance Force in the Philippines and the Asian Liberation Army in Thailand. Both of these groups are stand-ins for real-life communist terrorist organizations: the New People's Army for the former (which is still active today) and the People's Liberation Army of Thailand for the latter (which dissolved in the late 1980s/early 1990s with its parent organization the Communist Party of Thailand after the CPT lost most foreign support and the Thai government banned the party).


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* In the PSP game ''VideoGame/SplinterCell: Essentials'', the first flashback mission takes place in 1992 when Sam Fisher goes AWOL to rescue his old friend Douglas Shetland, who has been kidnapped by FARC guerrillas in Colombia.


** Completely averted by Captain Zao from ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}''. Although he is the man who launched the nukes that hit Boston in the first place, he clearly regrets his actions, and willingly seeks assistance from the [[PlayerCharacter Sole Survivor]] (an American citizen) so that he can finally go home after 200 years.

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** Completely averted by Captain Zao from ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}''. Although he is the man who launched the nukes that hit Boston in the first place, he clearly regrets his actions, and willingly seeks assistance from the [[PlayerCharacter Sole Survivor]] (an American citizen) citizen and veteran of the Sino-American War) so that he can finally go home after 200 years.years. Of course, depending on the player's choice, [[HeelFaceDoorSlam the Sole Survivor can reject his attempt at atonement]], scream [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tCRHxlqQ3k "COMMIE BASTARD, YOU DESTROYED MY COUNTRY! DIE!"]], and then beat him to death with a bat.

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* ''Literature/OracleOfTao'' has a number of object lessons on why socialism doesn't work, using apocalyptic imagery to show happens when the Anti-Government Council fails and big government takes over. In addition to causing widespread suffering, it isn't even profitable, because when the government wants to enforce the MarkOfTheBeast (here, a RFID chip inside people to track how wealth is spent and tax accordingly), most people prefer to stay broke. All it does it make the government run out of money when they overtax the poor, and the rich figure out how to keep their money.
** There are also numerous scenes where people actually call them "dirty communists" and one of them involves a town full of vampires and how they suck the lifeblood of others. One chapter has one popping [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raised_fist raised fist first]] out of a coffin just to be Anvilicious.


* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': In "[[Recap/TheOuterLimits1995S4E17Lithia Lithia]]", the female society in the future appears to be communist in allocating resources and supplies based on need, as decided by their Council. Mercer, a man from the man, does not like this attitude one bit.

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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': In "[[Recap/TheOuterLimits1995S4E17Lithia Lithia]]", the female society in the future appears to be communist in allocating resources and supplies based on need, as decided by their Council. Mercer, a man from the man, past, does not like this attitude one bit.


* In ''The Zone'', a 1980's action series by James Rouch (set in an AlternateHistory WorldWarThree Europe) the Warsaw Pact officers are universally portrayed as brutal sadists, who casually murder civilians and even their own soldiers if it suits their purpose or whim. However ''[[AfterTheEnd The Survivialist]]'' series by Jerry Ahern (written about the same time, and set in a post-WorldWarThree [[DayOfTheJackboot Soviet-occupied United States]]) makes sure to offset its evil communist villains with decent chaps such as General Varakov and KGB agent Natalia Tiemerovna.
* In the 1970's action-adventure series ''Literature/TheExecutioner'', Red China is mentioned as being involved in the drug trade, which given what the CIA was up to in Cambodia and Vietnam is ironic (a similar mention is made in the ''Film/JamesBond'' film ''Film/{{Thunderball}})''. When the series was sold to Gold Eagle in the 1980's the KGB became the main villains, often portrayed as TheChessmaster behind international terrorism.
** The books do refer to the CIA/military connection, and the plot of one of the Gold Eagle era books ("Council of Kings") revolves around this. So that wasn't ignored.
* The novel ''{{Literature/Malevil}}'' has Meyssonnier, a ''literal'' card carrying Communist and resents the suspicion and distrust he receives from it. Like a good commie he is both an atheist and has para-military training.

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* In ''The Zone'', a 1980's action series by James Rouch (set in an AlternateHistory WorldWarThree Europe) the Warsaw Pact officers are universally portrayed as brutal sadists, who casually murder civilians and even their own soldiers if it suits their purpose or whim. However ''[[AfterTheEnd The Survivialist]]'' series by Jerry Ahern (written about the same time, and set in a post-WorldWarThree [[DayOfTheJackboot [[OppressedStateOfAmerica Soviet-occupied United States]]) makes sure to offset its evil communist villains with decent chaps such as General Varakov and KGB agent Natalia Tiemerovna.
* In the 1970's action-adventure series ''Literature/TheExecutioner'', Red China is mentioned as being involved in the drug trade, which given what the CIA was up to in Cambodia and Vietnam is ironic (a similar mention is made in the ''Film/JamesBond'' film ''Film/{{Thunderball}})''. When the series was sold to Gold Eagle in the 1980's the KGB became the main villains, often portrayed as TheChessmaster behind international terrorism.
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terrorism. That said, the books do refer to the CIA/military connection, and the plot of one of the Gold Eagle era books ("Council of Kings") revolves around this. So that wasn't ignored.
* The novel ''{{Literature/Malevil}}'' has Meyssonnier, a ''literal'' card carrying card-carrying Communist and resents the suspicion and distrust he receives from it. Like a good commie he is both an atheist and has para-military training.

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