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* Before being retconned by [[WesternAnimation/TrollsWorldTour the sequel]], [[WesternAnimation/{{Trolls}} Trolls]] from the film were categorized in supplementary mobile games by [[GangOfHats "families"]]. One of these families were the Retro trolls, who true to their name were styled in retro fashions like mod or disco clothing and their hair done up in afros and beehives.


* Mother Gothel from ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' wears clothing that is hundreds of years out of date from when the film takes place, reflecting the time when she started using witchcraft.

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* Mother Gothel from ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Tangled}}'' wears clothing that is hundreds of years out of date from when the film takes place, reflecting the time when she started using witchcraft.


* The Creator/ImageComics miniseries ''ComicBook/{{Phonogram}}'' is about this: a "phonomancer" who draws power from {{Britpop}} comes into conflict with a group of "retromancers" who wish to reshape the cultural memetics of Britain just so that they can clutch on to their youth.

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* The Creator/ImageComics miniseries ''ComicBook/{{Phonogram}}'' is about this: a "phonomancer" who draws power from {{Britpop}} music comes into conflict with a group of "retromancers" who wish to reshape the cultural memetics of Britain just so that they can clutch on to their {{Britpop}} youth.


** Disco Stu is a recurring joke character who is eternally stuck in [[TheSeventies the mid-1970s]] (though he {{lampshade|Hanging}}s it in a moment of CharacterDevelopment). He is a fairly positive portrayal of this trope -- in one episode, he says he ''knows'' Disco is dead and admits that he doesn't even like it anymore, expressing worry that he's become a "one-note guy" because he's let it define him. Also, a few residents of Springfield don't seem to mind Stu; he was Selma's fourth husband, and Marge claims he was the ''only'' of Selma's former husbands that she actually liked.

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** Disco Stu is a recurring joke character who is eternally stuck in [[TheSeventies the mid-1970s]] (though he {{lampshade|Hanging}}s it in a moment of CharacterDevelopment).mid-1970s]]. He is a fairly positive portrayal of this trope -- in one episode, he says he ''knows'' Disco is dead and admits that he doesn't even like it anymore, expressing worry that he's become a "one-note guy" because he's let it define him. Also, a few residents of Springfield don't seem to mind Stu; he was Selma's fourth husband, and Marge claims he was the ''only'' of Selma's former husbands that she actually liked.


* Jon from ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' is a fan of disco. In the animated special, ''[[WesternAnimation/GarfieldSpecials Garfield Gets a Life]]'', he's not even aware that it isn't popular anymore. In ''1991''. ("You learn a dance, then zango! -- 14 years later, they change it!")

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* Jon from ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' is a fan of disco. In the animated special, ''[[WesternAnimation/GarfieldSpecials Garfield Gets a Life]]'', he's not even aware that it isn't popular anymore. In ''1991''. ("You learn a dance, then zango! -- 14 years later, they change it!")it!") Somewhat funnily, this even works as a ContinuityNod--there are early comics where Jon was interested in disco back when it was still popular.

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* ''Series/CobraKai'': Johnny Lawrence is permanently stuck in the bubble that is the 80s. He drives an Pontiac Firebird, only listens to hair metal music, and loves to watch old movies like ''Film/IronEagle''. He's also hopeless with modern technology and social media; his cell phone is a decades out-of-date flip phone, and he doesn't even know what Website/{{Facebook}} ''is''.

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* ''Series/TheWindsors'' has Fergie being unable to get over the 80s, when life was going particuarly well for her, and has her repeatedly try to recreate the era via things like disco.

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** He also seems to be in a state of denial about how outdated the tech he uses really is; when The Paper begins to fail, he cries out "Why do all my 30 year-old electronics keep breaking on me?"


* ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' looked and sounded almost exactly the same at the end of Bob Barker's tenure in 2007 as it had in 1972. Same sets, same music, same graphic fonts for the credits.

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* ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' looked and sounded almost exactly the same at the end of Bob Barker's tenure in 2007 as it had in 1972. Same sets, same music, same graphic fonts for the credits. Once Drew Carey took over (and much of the old staff left or was were replaced) plenty of stuff got modernized, though not to the point of unrecognizability (ie. the Contestants' Row displays are now run by a computer, but still look like the old eggcrate displays).
** This meant it fit right in with ''Gameshow Marathon'', a 2006 summer series that saw reproductions of classic game shows; they didn't need to make anything new as they did with the other shows (''Series/BeatTheClock'', ''Series/MatchGame'', ''Series/CardSharks'', ''Series/LetsMakeADeal'' and ''Series/PressYourLuck'')



* A 1997 episode of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' took a look at the "Superfans" after Mike Ditka became head coach in New Orleans. Chris Farley's character Todd O'Conner, having had a nervous breakdown and now believing it was still 1985, fit this trope to a T: he mentioned he had to get home "to see Creator/JimmyStewart on [[Series/TheTonightShow Carson]]."

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* A 1997 episode of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' took a look at the "Superfans" after Mike Ditka became head coach in New Orleans. Chris Farley's character Todd O'Conner, having had a nervous breakdown and now believing it was still 1985, fit this trope to a T: he mentioned he had to get home "to see Creator/JimmyStewart on [[Series/TheTonightShow Carson]]."" (If he was told it wasn't 1985, he'd have a HollywoodHeartAttack.)



* Johnny Fever on ''Series/WKRPInCincinnati'' is a borderline example of this trope. Having been a DJ for over as decade, he's settled into a preferred playlist (especially once he was liberated from the "Beautiful Music" straitjacket of WKRP's previous format) and so would much rather play deep cuts of Carl Perkins or Pink Floyd than the top-40 pop and rock hits that Andy Travis, the program director, has to all but order him to play. He later becomes an almost literal example of this trope in the persona of "Rip Tide" when he was hired under false pretenses to do a disco-revival show (the episode aired in 1981, soon after Disco had [[DeaderThanDisco passed its expiration date]]), and became the personification of every cheesy '70s disco trope rolled into one stoner DJ.

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* Johnny Fever on ''Series/WKRPInCincinnati'' is a borderline example of this trope. Having been a DJ for over as a decade, he's settled into a preferred playlist (especially once he was liberated from the "Beautiful Music" straitjacket of WKRP's previous format) and so would much rather play deep cuts of Carl Perkins or Pink Floyd than the top-40 pop and rock hits that Andy Travis, the program director, has to all but order him to play. He later becomes an almost literal example of this trope in the persona of "Rip Tide" when he was hired under false pretenses to do a disco-revival show (the episode aired in 1981, soon after Disco had [[DeaderThanDisco passed its expiration date]]), and became the personification of every cheesy '70s disco trope rolled into one stoner DJ.DJ, which ends up [[SplitPersonalityTakeover causing him to lose control and turn into his disco persona while on the air at WKRP]].

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** In Revachol, Disco is not only about music, but it's also a state of mind, similar to SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll. It also can be used as an adjective. ''"That is so Disco"''


* The PlayerCharacter of ''VideoGame/DiscoElysium'' is, appropriately enough, a huge disco fan, or at least were, before [[AmnesiacHero he lost his memory]] after a massive drinking binge -- although the fact that he must been a fan of the genre is one of the few things he about himself that he does quickly desern, judging from the outfit he finds strewn around his trashed hostel room, which consits of a [[ImpossiblyTackyClothes a forest green blazer, wide collar satin shirt, mustard-yellow bell bottom pants, and high-heeled green snakeskin loafers]], and the fact that the smile that is frozen into his face is a imitation of the one a famous disco-star wore on his face back in disco's hayday.

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* The PlayerCharacter of ''VideoGame/DiscoElysium'' is, appropriately enough, a huge disco fan, or at least were, before [[AmnesiacHero he lost his memory]] after a massive drinking binge -- although the fact that he must been a fan of the genre is one of the few things he about himself that he does quickly desern, judging from the outfit he finds strewn around his trashed hostel room, which consits of a [[ImpossiblyTackyClothes a forest green blazer, wide collar satin shirt, mustard-yellow bell bottom pants, and high-heeled green snakeskin loafers]], loafers, and a really horrible necktie]], and the fact that the smile that is frozen into his face is a imitation of the one a famous disco-star wore on his face back in disco's hayday.

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* The PlayerCharacter of ''VideoGame/DiscoElysium'' is, appropriately enough, a huge disco fan, or at least were, before [[AmnesiacHero he lost his memory]] after a massive drinking binge -- although the fact that he must been a fan of the genre is one of the few things he about himself that he does quickly desern, judging from the outfit he finds strewn around his trashed hostel room, which consits of a [[ImpossiblyTackyClothes a forest green blazer, wide collar satin shirt, mustard-yellow bell bottom pants, and high-heeled green snakeskin loafers]], and the fact that the smile that is frozen into his face is a imitation of the one a famous disco-star wore on his face back in disco's hayday.


* ''Literature/DiogenesClub'': In "The End of the Pier Show", Brigadier Sir Giles Gallant and a committee of like-minded townsfolk attempt to restore the town to what they regard as the glory days of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. Too late they discover that they cannot bring back the good parts of the war without bringing back the bad parts as well.

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* ''Literature/DiogenesClub'': In "The End of the Pier Show", "Literature/TheEndOfThePierShow", Brigadier Sir Giles Gallant and a committee of like-minded townsfolk attempt to restore the town to what they regard as the glory days of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. Too late they discover that they cannot bring back the good parts of the war without bringing back the bad parts as well.


* ''Film/KingsmanTheGoldenCircle'': Poppy is not only nostalgic for the 1950s, she's ''built a 50s-themed main street''. And apparently, her grasp of current affairs [[TwoDecadesBehind is still stuck]] in TheEighties.

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* ''Film/KingsmanTheGoldenCircle'': Poppy is not only nostalgic for the 1950s, she's ''built a 50s-themed main street''. And apparently, her grasp of current affairs [[TwoDecadesBehind is still stuck]] in TheEighties.
TheEighties as she complains about being persecuted for peddling marijuana (which, while still illegal, it's not seen as ''that'' threatening) while execs of alcohol and tobacco companies get to appear on magazine covers (something that hasn't happened since the mid-1990s).


** ''The New Vaudeville Band'' was a 60's retro-jazz group created by British songwriter Geoff Stephens who in 1966 recorded a hit novelty composition "Winchester Cathedral", a song inspired by 1920s Dance Band and with a Rudy Vallee megaphone style vocal. They would later release the ''On Tour album'', with the hit single ''Peek-A-Boo'', later followed by the hit singles ''Finchley Central'' and ''Green Street Green''.

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** ''The New Vaudeville Band'' was a 60's retro-jazz group created by British songwriter Geoff Stephens who in 1966 recorded a hit novelty composition "Winchester Cathedral", a song inspired by 1920s Dance Band and with a Rudy Vallee megaphone style megaphone-style vocal. They would later release the ''On Tour album'', with the hit single ''Peek-A-Boo'', later followed by the hit singles ''Finchley Central'' and ''Green Street Green''.

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