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** At least until the season 3 episode "Deep Dive," which implies [[spoiler: the unicorns are from the dimension that ''all magic in the multiverse'' flows from, having one in the wand is what powers it]], possibly turning this into a case of {{Foreshadowing}}. It's not any less ''weird'', but neither is anything else in the show.

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** At least until the season 3 episode "Deep Dive," which implies [[spoiler: the unicorns are from the dimension that ''all magic in the multiverse'' flows from, having one in the wand is what powers it]], possibly turning this into a case of {{Foreshadowing}}. It's not any less ''weird'', ''weird'' (for starters, [[spoiler:none of the other unicorns speak Italian, none of them have a removable horn they store in a suitcase, and it's unexplained how the Italian unicorn got outside the realm of magic]], but neither is anything else in the show.

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...as in, little to none.


** In [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventurePhantomBlood part one]], [[BigBad Dio]] has a bunch of pet dogs with human heads. One makes a lewd remark about [[NoNameGiven Poco's sister]] and Dio crushes it under his foot for being rude. No explanation is ever given of where the dog-men came from or why Dio had them, and [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment the other dog-men never appear or are mentioned again.]]
** The series is semi-famous for having at least one major Stand in each Part that demonstrates a power in its first appearance [[note]]that seems to have no connection to the power it's eventually given[[/note]] and then never again. [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureStardustCrusaders Part Three]] has Noriaki Kakyoin cut Jotaro's leg at a distance by painting a red streak across the latter's knee in a painting. Kakyoin's Stand Hierophant Green's power is the ability to turn into tentacles.
** In [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureDiamondIsUnbreakable part four]], Rohan Kishibe's first appearance sees him drawing and shading complete pages of his manga in seconds. It's definitely a RequiredSecondaryPower since his Stand's main effect[[note]]Turning someone into a book and allowing him to read their mind and erase memories or implant instructions[[/note]] is activated only when someone sees one of his unpublished drawings[[note]]Later his stand is shown to have a physical form which can turn people into books on its own, but he summons it by drawing it in midair so it technically fulfills the same condition[[/note]], but according to WordOfGod, Rohan's superhuman drawing skills aren't part of his Stand. Where they ''did'' come from is unexplained, though unlike the other examples they are referenced regularly throughout Part Four and even get a CallBack in part six.
** In [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureVentoAureo part five]], when Giorno first meets mob boss [[FatBastard Polpo]], the latter idly chews off two of his own fingers, only for them to reappear seconds later. His stand Music/BlackSabbath, however, turns out to have the ability to move instantly through shadows. The actual reason behind his finger-eating and subsequent regeneration is never explained.
** The first appearance of [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureStoneOcean part six]]'s main villain Enrico Pucci sees him apparently using his Stand to put Jotaro and Jolyne into a trance while they're slowly dissolved by a thick white fluid. The problem: Pucci's stand {{Music/Whitesnake}}'s power is to extract the memories and Stands of others and store them in the form of [=CDs=]. Nowhere is any mention made of trance-making or white acid.

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** In [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventurePhantomBlood part one]], ''Manga/PhantomBlood'', [[BigBad Dio]] has a bunch of pet dogs with human heads. One makes a lewd remark about [[NoNameGiven Poco's sister]] and Dio crushes it under his foot for being rude. No explanation is ever given of where the dog-men came from or why Dio had them, and [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment the other dog-men never appear or are mentioned again.]]
** The series is semi-famous for having at least one major Stand in each Part that demonstrates a power in its first appearance [[note]]that seems to have no connection to the power it's eventually given[[/note]] and then never again. [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureStardustCrusaders Part Three]] ''Manga/StardustCrusaders'' has Noriaki Kakyoin cut Jotaro's leg at a distance by painting a red streak across the latter's knee in a painting. Kakyoin's Stand Hierophant Green's power is the ability to turn into tentacles.
** In [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureDiamondIsUnbreakable part four]], ''Manga/DiamondIsUnbreakable'', Rohan Kishibe's first appearance sees him drawing and shading complete pages of his manga in seconds. It's definitely a RequiredSecondaryPower since his Stand's main effect[[note]]Turning someone into a book and allowing him to read their mind and erase memories or implant instructions[[/note]] is activated only when someone sees one of his unpublished drawings[[note]]Later his stand is shown to have a physical form which can turn people into books on its own, but he summons it by drawing it in midair so it technically fulfills the same condition[[/note]], but according to WordOfGod, Rohan's superhuman drawing skills aren't part of his Stand. Where they ''did'' come from is unexplained, though unlike the other examples they are referenced regularly throughout Part Four 4 and even get a CallBack in part six.
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** In [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureVentoAureo part five]], ''Manga/VentoAureo'', when Giorno first meets mob boss [[FatBastard Polpo]], the latter idly chews off two of his own fingers, only for them to reappear seconds later. His stand Music/BlackSabbath, Stand, Black Sabbath, however, turns out to have the ability to move instantly through shadows. The actual reason behind his finger-eating and subsequent regeneration is never explained.
** The first appearance of [[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureStoneOcean part six]]'s ''Manga/StoneOcean'''s main villain Enrico Pucci sees him apparently using his Stand to put Jotaro and Jolyne into a trance while they're slowly dissolved by a thick white fluid. The problem: Pucci's stand {{Music/Whitesnake}}'s Whitesnake's power is to extract the memories and Stands of others and store them in the form of [=CDs=]. Nowhere is any mention made of trance-making or white acid.


* Half of any given episode of ''Series/TheMonkees'' is this. For instance, "Art For Monkees' Sake", which begins with [[Creator/PeterTork Peter]] painting doors [[note]] painting portraits of doors, not doing maintenance painting of actual doors[[/note]]and only gets wierder from there, culminating in a sequence where Music/{{Liberace}} is seen demolishing a piano with a sledgehammer, for [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment no good plot reason]].

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* Half of any given episode of ''Series/TheMonkees'' is this. For instance, "Art For Monkees' Sake", which begins with [[Creator/PeterTork Peter]] painting doors [[note]] painting portraits of doors, not doing maintenance painting of actual doors[[/note]]and only gets wierder weirder from there, culminating in a sequence where Music/{{Liberace}} is seen demolishing a piano with a sledgehammer, for [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment no good plot reason]].

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* While ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' doesn't have anything nonsensical in it itself, one of its foreign dubs (the Croatian HRT dub) managed to [[EpicFail somehow insert nonsense by accident anyway]].
** The recap from the beginning of [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E26ACanterlotWeddingPart2 A Canterlot Wedding Part 2]] for the most part has randomly jumbled voice recordings that most certainly weren't playing during the displayed clips from the previous episode, resulting in a mishmash of dialogue that is very confusing and inconsistent with the visuals and thus becoming nonsensical even within context.
** For reasons unknown, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wkMJdo1ggM the Croatian HRT Cranky Doodle Joy song]] was entirely replaced by a single spoken line of Pinkie's (and one that had played earlier, too), and the new line is completely out of place and holds no meaning.

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* Being [[WidgetSeries what it is]], ''VideoGame/OmegaLabyrinthLife'' features a ''lot'' of systems that make absolutely no sense, aside from all being purely for {{Fanservice}}. Some prominent examples include: your character grows more powerful by absorbing Omega Power from fallen monsters, which is stored in their chests, and makes them [[BreastExpansion grow as a side-effect]]; you identify unknown items by putting them into an Ambiguity Crystal, then rubbing it with a character's breasts to infuse it with Omega Power, making it grow larger and longer until the excess power ''erupts'' from the top half; and Tit-for-Tat, which is rock-paper-scissors only with ''breasts'' instead of hands.

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* If the entire work is like this, it may be a RandomEventsPlot.


* After a rash of shark attacks off of the Egyptian coast, a high-ranking member of the Egyptian government declared that it was the work of [[UsefulNotes/IsraelisWithInfraredMissiles Mossad (think of it as the Israeli CIA)]], who he claimed had planted MindControl chips in the sharks' brains to attack Egyptian civilians in revenge for the Egyptians having too many tourists. Even his colleagues had a FlatWhat moment. It eventually was discovered that someone had been hand-feeding the sharks, which led to the fish biting other tourists in order to figure out where they kept food on their person.

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* After a rash of shark attacks off of the Egyptian coast, a high-ranking member of the Egyptian government declared that it was the work of UsefulNotes/{{Mossad}} [[UsefulNotes/IsraelisWithInfraredMissiles Mossad (think of it as the Israeli CIA)]], who he claimed had planted MindControl chips in the sharks' brains to attack Egyptian civilians in revenge for the Egyptians having too many tourists. Even his colleagues had a FlatWhat moment. It eventually was discovered that someone had been hand-feeding the sharks, which led to the fish biting other tourists in order to figure out where they kept food on their person.


* The Mochi strips in ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'', which feature Estonia's new pets: rice cakes that look and (sort of) act like other nations. In one strip, Mochicanada ate Mochimerica's daddy, a Lettuce that wanted to take over the world, and was proclaimed to be [[GratuitousEnglish "The greatest country!"]]. And that was one of the ''less'' nonsensical strips! There's also the end of the Manga/HetaliaBloodbath2010, which managed to be this, [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments heartwarming]], and [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome awesome]] at the same time. Also, Godzilla-sized Rome singing opera. And regular-sized Rome distracting aliens with ThePowerOfRock.

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* The Mochi strips in ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'', which feature Estonia's new pets: rice cakes that look and (sort of) act like other nations. In one strip, Mochicanada ate Mochimerica's daddy, a Lettuce that wanted to take over the world, and was proclaimed to be [[GratuitousEnglish "The greatest country!"]]. And that was one of the ''less'' nonsensical strips! There's also the end of the Manga/HetaliaBloodbath2010, which managed to be this, [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments heartwarming]], heartwarming, and [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome awesome]] awesome at the same time. Also, Godzilla-sized Rome singing opera. And regular-sized Rome distracting aliens with ThePowerOfRock.


* [[LaughingMad Insane]] RealityWarper that he is, much of what [[WesternAnimation/GravityFalls Bill Cipher]] comes up with in the environments where he has control (mostly the mindscape, the dream world and [[spoiler:during the finale [[WorldofChaos all of Gravity Falls]]]]) is utterly nonsensical horror. Notable examples include:

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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'': [[LaughingMad Insane]] RealityWarper that he is, much of what [[WesternAnimation/GravityFalls Bill Cipher]] Cipher comes up with in the environments where he has control (mostly the mindscape, the dream world and [[spoiler:during the finale [[WorldofChaos all of Gravity Falls]]]]) is utterly nonsensical horror. Notable examples include:


* {{Film/Zardoz}} has an infamously nigh-incomprehensible plot and surreal imagery everywhere, such that the entire movie essentially fits this trope. When a movie ''starts'' with a giant, flying stone head pronouncing that "The gun is good, thepenis is evil" and vomiting guns on its worshipers, you know you're not in for a standard filmgoing experience. While Creator/JohnBoorman does remember that he directed the film, he candidly admits in the Director's Commentary that there are particular scenes he doesn't remember filming because he was too stoned at the time.

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* {{Film/Zardoz}} has an infamously nigh-incomprehensible plot and surreal imagery everywhere, such that the entire movie essentially fits this trope. When a movie ''starts'' with a giant, flying stone head pronouncing that "The gun is good, thepenis the penis is evil" and vomiting guns on its worshipers, you know you're not in for a standard filmgoing experience. While Creator/JohnBoorman does at least remember that he directed the film, he candidly admits in the Director's Commentary that there are particular scenes he doesn't remember filming because he was too stoned at the time.


* "Puppy Monkey Baby." DontAsk.

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* "Puppy Monkey Baby." DontAsk.It's an ad for Mountain Dew Kickstart, saying that like the Puppy Monkey Baby, it is a combination of three great things: Mountain Dew, juice, and Caffine. The thing is ''[[UncannyValley horrifying]]'' though.


* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'': The entire ''series'' makes little to no sense and cannot be explained accurately in one sentence. There's a headless fairy called Celty looking for her head in Ikebukuro after it was [[spoiler:stolen by a mad scientist]] and given to a pharmaceuticals company. A boy named Seiji became infatuated with the head and his sister, Namie, was infatuated with him. Celty ended up living with Shinra, an underground doctor for twenty years, during said time he had a crush on her. Three different middle-schoolers started colour gangs, one of which, made by [[spoiler:Mikado]], being a ridiculously large internet-based gang. A girl named [[spoiler:Anri]'s parents were killed by a demon sword that possesses people and makes them into knife-wielding zombies. Shinra became friends with Shizuo, a man with super strength and an incredible temper in elementary school and later Shinra became friends with Izaya, who went on to manipulate Mikado as well as his friend, Masaomi. Oh, also a vampire became an idol and there are multiple, evil pharmaceutical companies. Please note that that was only a small part of the premise.

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* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'': The entire ''series'' makes little to no sense and cannot be explained accurately in one sentence. There's a headless fairy called Celty looking for her head in Ikebukuro after it was [[spoiler:stolen by a mad scientist]] and given to a pharmaceuticals company. A boy named Seiji became infatuated with the head and his sister, Namie, was infatuated with him. Celty ended up living with Shinra, an underground doctor for twenty years, during said time he had a crush on her. Three different middle-schoolers started colour gangs, one of which, made by [[spoiler:Mikado]], being a ridiculously large internet-based gang. A girl named [[spoiler:Anri]'s [[spoiler:Anri]]'s parents were killed by a demon sword that possesses people and makes them into knife-wielding zombies. Shinra became friends with Shizuo, a man with super strength and an incredible temper in elementary school and later Shinra became friends with Izaya, who went on to manipulate Mikado as well as his friend, Masaomi. Oh, also a vampire became an idol and there are multiple, evil pharmaceutical companies. Please note that that was only a small part of the premise.

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* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'': The entire ''series'' makes little to no sense and cannot be explained accurately in one sentence. There's a headless fairy called Celty looking for her head in Ikebukuro after it was [[spoiler:stolen by a mad scientist]] and given to a pharmaceuticals company. A boy named Seiji became infatuated with the head and his sister, Namie, was infatuated with him. Celty ended up living with Shinra, an underground doctor for twenty years, during said time he had a crush on her. Three different middle-schoolers started colour gangs, one of which, made by [[spoiler:Mikado]], being a ridiculously large internet-based gang. A girl named [[spoiler:Anri]'s parents were killed by a demon sword that possesses people and makes them into knife-wielding zombies. Shinra became friends with Shizuo, a man with super strength and an incredible temper in elementary school and later Shinra became friends with Izaya, who went on to manipulate Mikado as well as his friend, Masaomi. Oh, also a vampire became an idol and there are multiple, evil pharmaceutical companies. Please note that that was only a small part of the premise.


* {{Film/Zardoz}} has an infamously nigh-incomprehensible plot and surreal imagery everywhere. When a movie ''starts'' with a giant, flying stone head pronouncing that "The penis is evil, the gun is good" and vomiting guns on its worshipers, you know you're not in for a standard filmgoing experience. While Creator/JohnBoorman does remember that he directed the film, he candidly admits in the Director's Commentary that there are particular scenes he doesn't remember filming because he was too stoned at the time.

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* {{Film/Zardoz}} has an infamously nigh-incomprehensible plot and surreal imagery everywhere. everywhere, such that the entire movie essentially fits this trope. When a movie ''starts'' with a giant, flying stone head pronouncing that "The penis is evil, the gun is good" good, thepenis is evil" and vomiting guns on its worshipers, you know you're not in for a standard filmgoing experience. While Creator/JohnBoorman does remember that he directed the film, he candidly admits in the Director's Commentary that there are particular scenes he doesn't remember filming because he was too stoned at the time.

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