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* Issue #66 of ''ThePowerpuffGirls'' (DC run) is titled "Rain, Rain, Go Away." It deals with a troubled sea monster who makes Townsville do a rain dance through a catchy pop tune which produces so much rain it floods the city.

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* Issue #66 of ''ThePowerpuffGirls'' ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' (DC run) is titled "Rain, Rain, Go Away." It deals with a troubled sea monster who makes Townsville do a rain dance through a catchy pop tune which produces so much rain it floods the city.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "The Great Indoors" has Phineas and Ferb build a bio-dome for the Fireside Girls to get a desert-tracking patch, since unexpected rain conflicted with their plains. Turns out the rain was caused by another one of Doofenshmirtz's inventions, which was once again thwarted by Perry.

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* Happens in the ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'' episode "Eye in the Sky". Sean plans a sleepout under the stars for his space scout troop, but the rain ruins his plans.


* Not surprisingly, ''Anime/WindyTales'', being about girls who could control wind, also had an episode featuring a typhoon.



* Happened twice in the ''Anime/MonsterRancher'', one episode had the Searchers take refugee in a structure where Holly recounts her past and what lead her to start her quest in the first place. Another had them end up taking shelter in an abandoned factory and end up accidentally activating a Melkaba.



* Happened twice in the ''Anime/MonsterRancher'', one episode had the Searchers take refugee in a structure where Holly recounts her past and what lead her to start her quest in the first place. Another had them end up taking shelter in an abandoned factory and end up accidentally activating a Melkaba.

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* Happened twice in the ''Anime/MonsterRancher'', one Not surprisingly, ''Anime/WindyTales'', being about girls who could control wind, also had an episode had the Searchers take refugee in featuring a structure where Holly recounts her past and what lead her to start her quest in the first place. Another had them end up taking shelter in an abandoned factory and end up accidentally activating a Melkaba.
typhoon.



* In ''[[Literature/AuntDimity Aunt Dimity's Death]]'', an extended rainstorm gives way to three days of dense fog. Aside from visits to and from neighbour Emma Harris, Lori and Bill remain at the cottage, postponing an expedition to a location in a photograph Lori's mother left her.



* A raging storm hits in the final chapter of ''Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Magic'', so the kids play a number of games to pass the time.
* ''Literature/TheLionTheWitchAndTheWardrobe'': Rainy days force the Pevensie siblings to explore TheProfessor's BigFancyHouse and, in doing so, find the CoolGate of a wardrobe to the MagicalLand of Narnia.
* In ''Literature/TheSecretGarden'', the children have to work out that they can explore the house while it rains.



* ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid'':
** In one of the books, the Heffleys go to a water park but are rained out.
** In another book, Greg and his father Frank try to camp but it's raining, so they stay at a hotel.



* In ''[[Literature/AuntDimity Aunt Dimity's Death]]'', an extended rainstorm gives way to three days of dense fog. Aside from visits to and from neighbour Emma Harris, Lori and Bill remain at the cottage, postponing an expedition to a location in a photograph Lori's mother left her.

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* In ''[[Literature/AuntDimity Aunt Dimity's Death]]'', an extended rainstorm gives way ''Hey You, Come 'Ere: a Poetry Slam'', the poem "Storm" starts when the poets are caught in a storm and have to three run back inside after sunbathing.
-->'''Ratchit''': "Interruption! Interruption! Here comes a storm!"
* ''Literature/TheLionTheWitchAndTheWardrobe'': Rainy
days force the Pevensie siblings to explore TheProfessor's BigFancyHouse and, in doing so, find the CoolGate of dense fog. Aside from visits a wardrobe to the MagicalLand of Narnia.
* In the ''Literature/{{Mog}}'' book "Mog
and from neighbour Emma Harris, Lori and Bill remain at Bunny", the cottage, postponing an expedition Thomases eat outside, then run inside when it rains, with the exception of Mog, who stays outside because her favorite plushie Bunny is caught under a rake.
* A raging storm hits in the final chapter of ''Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Magic'', so the kids play a number of games
to a location in a photograph Lori's mother left her.pass the time.
* In ''Literature/TheSecretGarden'', the children have to work out that they can explore the house while it rains.



* Inverted in ''Series/TheAddamsFamily'': The family gets bored if it ''doesn't'' rain.
* ''Series/BarneyAndFriends'' has episodes (including one by the same name) and songs. "It's Raining, It's Pouring" manifests as a failed attempt to cheer up the kids.
* ''Series/KingdomAdventure'': Lolly's attitude toward a rainy day amounts to this. The characters pass the time by telling the story of when the Prince was murdered, and how He came back to life again.



* ''Series/BarneyAndFriends'' has episodes (including one by the same name) and songs. "It's Raining, It's Pouring" manifests as a failed attempt to cheer up the kids.
* ''Series/KingdomAdventure'': Lolly's attitude toward a rainy day amounts to this. The characters pass the time by telling the story of when the Prince was murdered, and how He came back to life again.

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* ''Series/BarneyAndFriends'' ''Series/SesameStreet'': Zigzagged.
** "Imagine That"
has episodes (including one by several others disliking the same name) and songs. "It's Raining, It's Pouring" manifests as a failed attempt to rain, but they cheer up when they're doing their imaginative play. Oscar and the kids.
* ''Series/KingdomAdventure'': Lolly's attitude toward a rainy day amounts to this.
plants, however, [[HappyRain like the rain]].
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The animated story "The Cat Who Hated Rain" has a cat who hates rain because it makes mud. He wishes it would never rain again, but then a drought happens so he wishes it would rain.
** Zigzagged in the song "Rain Falls", which has Gordon enjoying the rain, and Oscar enjoys it too... because other people dislike it. Oscar has also expressed enjoyment for the rain for that reason in the song "I'm Sad Because I'm Happy".
** One skit has Bert trying to share Ernie's umbrella, but Ernie is too distracted by doing a speech about his mixed feelings on rain to let Bert have the umbrella. Ernie also mentions feeling sorry for everyone whose picnics were cancelled because of the rain.
** Averted in the episode "Natasha is Scared of the Rain", where the
characters pass play in the time by telling rain.
** In
the story of song "Rainy Day", it talks about how rain is important, but the singer says that they can't play in it.
** In one song, three adults happily sing in the rain, but then change their minds and run inside.
** Discussed and defied in one skit that has Gordon do a speech on how rain gets a bad rap, but it's important.
* ''Series/WorzelGummidge'': The pilot has the kids go to look at the titular scarecrow, then run inside
when the Prince was murdered, and how He came back to life again.
it rains.



* According to Music/JohnLennon, Music/TheBeatles' song "Rain" (available on ''Music/PastMasters'') is a mockery of this mindset and general excessive griping about weather.



* According to Music/JohnLennon, Music/TheBeatles' song "Rain" (available on ''Music/PastMasters'') is a mockery of this mindset and general excessive griping about weather.

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* According to Music/JohnLennon, Music/TheBeatles' song "Rain" (available on ''Music/PastMasters'') is a mockery of this mindset and general excessive griping about weather.



* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' had a story arc where the family goes camping and it starts raining once they get to the camp site. Despite Calvin's and mom's complaints, Dad decides to tough it out - for an entire ''week'' - but eventually he has enough and decides to pack it up. And in that very moment, the rain finally stops. Cue FacePalm and [[NarrativeProfanityFilter copious off-screen swearing]].



* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' had a story arc where the family goes camping and it starts raining once they get to the camp site. Despite Calvin's and mom's complaints, Dad decides to tough it out - for an entire ''week'' - but eventually he has enough and decides to pack it up. And in that very moment, the rain finally stops. Cue FacePalm and [[NarrativeProfanityFilter copious off-screen swearing]].

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* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' had a story arc where the family goes camping and it starts raining once they get to the camp site. Despite Calvin's and mom's complaints, Dad decides to tough it out - for an entire ''week'' - but eventually he has enough and decides to pack it up. And in that very moment, the rain finally stops. Cue FacePalm and [[NarrativeProfanityFilter copious off-screen swearing]].



* Likewise, ''VideoGame/{{Bulletstorm}}'' has a section where the electrical storm will disintegrate anyone exposed to the sky.
* In one level of ''[[VideoGame/GearsOfWar Gears of War 2]]'', Marcus and Dom must stay in shelter or be torn to shreds when a rainstorm turns to deadly "razor-hail". A similar mechanic is in effect in one of the multiplayer levels, where the rain picking up signals players to seek shelter before it gets worse.



* In one level of ''[[VideoGame/GearsOfWar Gears of War 2]]'', Marcus and Dom must stay in shelter or be torn to shreds when a rainstorm turns to deadly "razor-hail". A similar mechanic is in effect in one of the multiplayer levels, where the rain picking up signals players to seek shelter before it gets worse.
* Likewise, ''VideoGame/{{Bulletstorm}}'' has a section where the electrical storm will disintegrate anyone exposed to the sky.



* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "The Powerpuff Girls' Best Rainy Day Adventure Ever" was all about the girls having to entertain themselves when the weather prevented any crime fighting.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBerenstainBears'': The episode "Bears For All Seasons" has the Bear family dealing with different weather. Mama Bear, who was tolerant about all other types of weather, calls the rain "miserable".

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "The Powerpuff Girls' Best Rainy Day Adventure Ever" was all about Played with in ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'', where the girls having fearless Finn and Jake are accosted not by water, but by a rain of daggers. When they attempt to entertain themselves when use their imaginations to pass the weather prevented any crime fighting.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBerenstainBears'':
time, it turns out that Jake's is almost deadlier than the rain!
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The episode "Bears For All Seasons" has the Bear family dealing with different weather. Mama Bear, who was tolerant "Bad Jubies" is about all other types of weather, calls Finn, Jake, BMO and Lumpy Space Princess building a shelter for a huge superstorm. Rather than helping build it, however, Jake just sits there, claiming that he has something big planned. When the rain "miserable".storm arrives and they go inside the shelter, Jake reveals that [[spoiler:he was memorizing the sounds of nature to pass the time until the storm subsides. In fact, Jake's sounds [[MusicSoothesTheSavageBeast calm down the storm and saves them all]].]]
* Happens several times on ''{{WesternAnimation/Arthur}}''.



* Happens several times on ''{{WesternAnimation/Arthur}}''.
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheWeekenders'' had Tino's "Ultimate Weekend" ruined, partially because it was raining.

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* Happens several times on ''{{WesternAnimation/Arthur}}''.
* An
''WesternAnimation/TheBerenstainBears'':
** The
episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheWeekenders'' had Tino's "Ultimate Weekend" ruined, partially because it "Bears For All Seasons" has the Bear family dealing with different weather. Mama Bear, who was raining.tolerant about all other types of weather, calls the rain "miserable".
** In "Get in a Fight", the bear kids have to go in out of the rain after arguing in their treehouse.



* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'', where the fearless Finn and Jake are accosted not by water, but by a rain of daggers. When they attempt to use their imaginations to pass the time, it turns out that Jake's is almost deadlier than the rain!
** The episode "Bad Jubies" is about Finn, Jake, BMO and Lumpy Space Princess building a shelter for a huge superstorm. Rather than helping build it, however, Jake just sits there, claiming that he has something big planned. When the storm arrives and they go inside the shelter, Jake reveals that [[spoiler:he was memorizing the sounds of nature to pass the time until the storm subsides. In fact, Jake's sounds [[MusicSoothesTheSavageBeast calm down the storm and saves them all]].]]
* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E8LookBeforeYouSleep Look Before You Sleep]]" has Applejack and Rarity seeking refuge in Twilight Sparkle's home during a rainstorm, and Twilight takes the opportunity to throw a slumber party.
* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' features a series of shorts about what to do during a rainy day.



* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' episode "Rainy Days" had the kids having to spend recess indoors due to a week-long rainstorm and the onslaught of cabin fever that happens during it which threatens to make them mind-numbing drones that Mrs. Finster will be able to control easily.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' - Stimpy and Ren's cousin Sven stare gloomily out the window at a storm...then perk up and find a board game (and completely trash the house and Ren's prized possessions as well).




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* ''WesternAnimation/LittlePrincess'':
** In "I Want a Tent", the Princess is not allowed to camp outside as it's raining.
** In "I Want to Play Football", the Princess wants to play ball but cannot as she's not allowed to either go out in the rain or play ball indoors.
** Zigzagged for "I Want to Play in the Rain": Princess can't find anyone to play outside with because it's raining, so she plays alone but gets bored. Then, she sees everyone else playing in the rain, so she joins in.
* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E8LookBeforeYouSleep Look Before You Sleep]]" has Applejack and Rarity seeking refuge in Twilight Sparkle's home during a rainstorm, and Twilight takes the opportunity to throw a slumber party.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "The Powerpuff Girls' Best Rainy Day Adventure Ever" was all about the girls having to entertain themselves when the weather prevented any crime fighting.
* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' episode "Rainy Days" had the kids having to spend recess indoors due to a week-long rainstorm and the onslaught of cabin fever that happens during it which threatens to make them mind-numbing drones that Mrs. Finster will be able to control easily.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' - Stimpy and Ren's cousin Sven stare gloomily out the window at a storm...then perk up and find a board game (and completely trash the house and Ren's prized possessions as well).
* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' features a series of shorts about what to do during a rainy day.
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheWeekenders'' had Tino's "Ultimate Weekend" ruined, partially because it was raining.



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* ''Series/KingdomAdventure'': Lolly's attitude toward a rainy day amounts to this. The characters pass the time by telling the story of when the Prince was murdered, and how He came back to life again.

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* In ''Literature/TeddyAndCo'', it rains late in the book, which puts Teddy in a pretty sour mood.


* Happened twice in the ''Anime/MonsterRancher'', one episode had the Searchers take refugee in a structure where Holly recounts her past and what lead her to start her quest in the first place. Another had them end up taking shelter in an abandoned factory and end up accidently activating a Melkaba.

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* Happened twice in the ''Anime/MonsterRancher'', one episode had the Searchers take refugee in a structure where Holly recounts her past and what lead her to start her quest in the first place. Another had them end up taking shelter in an abandoned factory and end up accidently accidentally activating a Melkaba.



* The WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck cartoon "Donald's Off Day", in which Don's golfing outing is rained out. In fact, everytime the rain stops, it starts again the moment Donald steps out the door. He spends the day inside, while his nephews play pranks on him.

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* The WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck cartoon "Donald's Off Day", in which Don's golfing outing is rained out. In fact, everytime every time the rain stops, it starts again the moment Donald steps out the door. He spends the day inside, while his nephews play pranks on him.


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* This occurs on [[spoiler: Stan's, Peridot's, and Ford's part]] in Chapter Forty-One of ''Fanfic/ATriangleintheStars''. While the rain is in fact [[HostileWeather very nasty]], they decide to pull out and wait on the cusp, defaulting to playing a game of Poker until it lets up.
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* An episode of ''TheWeekenders'' had Tino's "Ultimate Weekend" ruined, partially because it was raining.
* The DonaldDuck cartoon "Donald's Off Day", in which Don's golfing outing is rained out. In fact, everytime the rain stops, it starts again the moment Donald steps out the door. He spends the day inside, while his nephews play pranks on him.

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* An episode of ''TheWeekenders'' ''WesternAnimation/TheWeekenders'' had Tino's "Ultimate Weekend" ruined, partially because it was raining.
* The DonaldDuck WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck cartoon "Donald's Off Day", in which Don's golfing outing is rained out. In fact, everytime the rain stops, it starts again the moment Donald steps out the door. He spends the day inside, while his nephews play pranks on him.



* HeckleAndJeckle have a picnic in the rain in "The Rainmakers." When Jeckle wishes upon a wishbone that it stops raining forever, he gets his wish. But now the drought becomes universally unbearable, so the boys have to find a way to make it rain again.

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* HeckleAndJeckle WesternAnimation/HeckleAndJeckle have a picnic in the rain in "The Rainmakers." When Jeckle wishes upon a wishbone that it stops raining forever, he gets his wish. But now the drought becomes universally unbearable, so the boys have to find a way to make it rain again.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBerenstainBears'': The episode "Bears For All Seasons" has the Bear family dealing with different weather. Mama Bear, who was tolerant about all other types of weather, calls the rain "miserable".


* In ''[[AuntDimity Aunt Dimity's Death]]'', an extended rainstorm gives way to three days of dense fog. Aside from visits to and from neighbour Emma Harris, Lori and Bill remain at the cottage, postponing an expedition to a location in a photograph Lori's mother left her.

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* In ''[[AuntDimity ''[[Literature/AuntDimity Aunt Dimity's Death]]'', an extended rainstorm gives way to three days of dense fog. Aside from visits to and from neighbour Emma Harris, Lori and Bill remain at the cottage, postponing an expedition to a location in a photograph Lori's mother left her.


* ''Manga/KeroroGunsou'' has a few chapters that take place on rainy days. It's occasionally made a major plot point, since Keronians thrive in humid weather.

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* ''Manga/KeroroGunsou'' ''Manga/SgtFrog'' has a few chapters that take place on rainy days. It's occasionally made a major plot point, since Keronians thrive in humid weather.


* Happened twice in the ''Anime/MonsterRancher'', one episode had the Searchers take refugee in a structure where Holly recounts her past and what lead her to start her quest in the first place. Another had them end up taking shelter in an abandoned factory and end up accidently activating a Melkaba.



* Happened twice in the ''Anime/MonsterRancher'', one episode had the Searchers take refugee in a structure where Holly recounts her past and what lead her to start her quest in the first place. Another had them end up taking shelter in an abandoned factory and end up accidently activating a Melkaba.



* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' episode "Rainy Days" had the kids having to spend recess indoors due to a week-long rainstorm and the onslaught of cabin fever that happens during it which threatens to make them mind-numbing drowns that Ms. Finster will be able to control easily.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' episode "Rainy Days" had the kids having to spend recess indoors due to a week-long rainstorm and the onslaught of cabin fever that happens during it which threatens to make them mind-numbing drowns drones that Ms.Mrs. Finster will be able to control easily.



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* Happened twice in the ''Anime/MonsterRancher'', one episode had the Searchers take refugee in a structure where Holly recounts her past and what lead her to start her quest in the first place. Another had them end up taking shelter in an abandoned factory and end up accidently activating a Melkaba.



* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' episode "Rainy Days" had the kids having to spend recess indoors due to a week-long rainstorm.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' episode "Rainy Days" had the kids having to spend recess indoors due to a week-long rainstorm.rainstorm and the onslaught of cabin fever that happens during it which threatens to make them mind-numbing drowns that Ms. Finster will be able to control easily.

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** In another strip, Lucy is playing outside when it begins to rain. She recites "Rain, Rain, Go Away" a couple of times, only for it to rain even harder each time she says it. Finally she shouts, "'''YOU'RE NOT LISTENING!'''"

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