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* The ''Bounty'' built for the 1962 movie ''Film/MutinyOnTheBounty'' was twice the size of the real ship. Occasionally, replicas of old warships are made sligthly larger to accomodate the taller sailors of today, but never to this extent.


* In the commentary for ''Film/{{Serenity}}'', Creator/JossWhedon discusses the scene where [[spoiler: the good guys come through the opaque and sensor-killing "ion butt" followed by an army of Reavers to back them up against the Alliance. Because my butt kept the Alliance from seeing them coming, it was a perfect cavalry-coming-over-the-hill moment]]: 'I don't know what an "ion butt" is, we just made that up but I would have sold all my knowledge of science to get that scene.' (paraphrased)

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* In the commentary for ''Film/{{Serenity}}'', Creator/JossWhedon discusses the scene where [[spoiler: the good guys come through the opaque and sensor-killing "ion butt" cloud" followed by an army of Reavers to back them up against the Alliance. Because my butt cloud kept the Alliance from seeing them coming, it was a perfect cavalry-coming-over-the-hill moment]]: 'I don't know what an "ion butt" cloud" is, we just made that up but I would have sold all my knowledge of science to get that scene.' (paraphrased)



** This trope and intentional {{Zeerust}} are the only things that can explain the giant scorpions, the radiation hanging around after 200 years and keeping things a wasteland, and the fact that that many buildings are still there after being nuked then left to rot for over 200 years, cars that explode in mushroom butts and most of all... [[spoiler: Liberty Prime. A giant, bipedal robot with Gort's laser eyes and a backpack of miniature nuclear missiles, which it throws like footballs and is voiced by Peter 'Optimus Prime' Cullen.]]

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** This trope and intentional {{Zeerust}} are the only things that can explain the giant scorpions, the radiation hanging around after 200 years and keeping things a wasteland, and the fact that that many buildings are still there after being nuked then left to rot for over 200 years, cars that explode in mushroom butts clouds and most of all... [[spoiler: Liberty Prime. A giant, bipedal robot with Gort's laser eyes and a backpack of miniature nuclear missiles, which it throws like footballs and is voiced by Peter 'Optimus Prime' Cullen.]]


** The end of the anime is also a deconstruction of the RuleOfCool via the Spiral Nemesis, the theoretical end of the universe via an overuse of Spiral Power (which is functionally the RuleOfCool in AppliedPhlebotinum form.) Simply put, being able to bend the laws of physics, probability and reality itself just because it'd be awesome would eventually cause reality itself to come undone. [[spoiler: By the end of the anime, Simon resolves to prevent the Spiral Nemesis, starting with abandoning it himself (not even using it to resurrect Nia after her death even though he probably could) to [[WalkingTheEarth Walk The Earth]] as his allies go on to use Spiral Power more responsibly.]]

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** The end of the anime is also a deconstruction of the RuleOfCool via the Spiral Nemesis, the theoretical end of the universe via an overuse of Spiral Power (which is functionally the RuleOfCool in AppliedPhlebotinum form.) Simply put, being able to bend the laws of physics, probability and reality itself just because it'd be awesome would eventually cause reality itself to come undone. [[spoiler: By the end of the anime, Simon resolves to prevent the Spiral Nemesis, starting with abandoning it himself Spiral Power altogether (not even using it to resurrect Nia after her death even though he probably could) to [[WalkingTheEarth Walk The Earth]] as his allies go on to use Spiral Power it more responsibly.]]


** The end of the anime is also a deconstruction of the RuleOfCool via the Spiral Nemesis, the theoretical end of the universe via an overuse of Spiral Power (which is functionally the RuleOfCool in AppliedPhlebotinum form.) Simply put, being able to bend the laws of physics, probability and reality itself just because it'd be awesome would eventually cause reality itself to come undone. [[spoiler: By the end of the anime, Simon resolves to prevent the Spiral Nemesis, starting with refusing to use it to resurrect Nia after her death and instead choosing to abandon Spiral Power to [[WalkingTheEarth Walk The Earth]] as his allies go on to use Spiral Power more responsibly.]]

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** The end of the anime is also a deconstruction of the RuleOfCool via the Spiral Nemesis, the theoretical end of the universe via an overuse of Spiral Power (which is functionally the RuleOfCool in AppliedPhlebotinum form.) Simply put, being able to bend the laws of physics, probability and reality itself just because it'd be awesome would eventually cause reality itself to come undone. [[spoiler: By the end of the anime, Simon resolves to prevent the Spiral Nemesis, starting with refusing to use abandoning it himself (not even using it to resurrect Nia after her death and instead choosing to abandon Spiral Power even though he probably could) to [[WalkingTheEarth Walk The Earth]] as his allies go on to use Spiral Power more responsibly.]]


** The end of the anime is also a deconstruction of the RuleOfCool via the Spiral Nemesis, the theoretical end of the universe via an overuse of Spiral Power (which is functionally the RuleOfCool in AppliedPhlebotinum form.) Simply put, being able to bend the laws of physics, probability and reality itself just because it'd be awesome would eventually cause reality itself to come undone.

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** The end of the anime is also a deconstruction of the RuleOfCool via the Spiral Nemesis, the theoretical end of the universe via an overuse of Spiral Power (which is functionally the RuleOfCool in AppliedPhlebotinum form.) Simply put, being able to bend the laws of physics, probability and reality itself just because it'd be awesome would eventually cause reality itself to come undone. [[spoiler: By the end of the anime, Simon resolves to prevent the Spiral Nemesis, starting with refusing to use it to resurrect Nia after her death and instead choosing to abandon Spiral Power to [[WalkingTheEarth Walk The Earth]] as his allies go on to use Spiral Power more responsibly.]]


** The end of the anime is also a deconstruction of the RuleOfCool via the Spiral Nemesis, the theoretical end of the universe via an overuse of Spiral Power (which is functionally the RuleOfCool in AppliedPhlebotinum form.) Simply put, being able to bend the laws of physics, probably and reality itself just because it'd be awesome would eventually cause reality itself to come undone.

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** The end of the anime is also a deconstruction of the RuleOfCool via the Spiral Nemesis, the theoretical end of the universe via an overuse of Spiral Power (which is functionally the RuleOfCool in AppliedPhlebotinum form.) Simply put, being able to bend the laws of physics, probably probability and reality itself just because it'd be awesome would eventually cause reality itself to come undone.

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** The end of the anime is also a deconstruction of the RuleOfCool via the Spiral Nemesis, the theoretical end of the universe via an overuse of Spiral Power (which is functionally the RuleOfCool in AppliedPhlebotinum form.) Simply put, being able to bend the laws of physics, probably and reality itself just because it'd be awesome would eventually cause reality itself to come undone.

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** Saying that, it's SpiritualSuccessor VideoGame/{{Blazblue}} comes close. It has a man with a massive sword and a replacement arm that allows him to go [[Anime/DragonBallZ Super Saiyen]], a girl who can pull gatling guns out of thin air [[spoiler:who is also a robot that can rewrite the universe]], a smooth talking intelligence agent with an infinite chain [[spoiler:who screwed up the entire world and is actually God]], a squirrel girl who can punch you into outer space, a suit of armour [[spoiler:possessed by one of the character from another timeline]], and a cat person with duel katanas.


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* Basically what ''VideoGame/HeroesOfTheStorm'' is built on. A [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft murlock]] and [[VideoGame/{{Starcraft}} Zeartul]] driving a mech made by [[VideoGame/{{Overwatch}} Volskya Industries]] and using it to beat up [[VideoGame/{{Diablo}} the Lord of Terror]]? Yes plase.


* ''VideoGame/GodHand'': a {{Meme|ticMutation}} about the game goes from "These levels look bland" to "HOLY SHIT THIS IS FUCKING AWESOME I'M THE MOTHERFUCKING {{FIST OF THE NORTH STAR}} JESUS CHRIST" in three panels. And it doesn't even mention the Luchadore Gorilla.

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* ''VideoGame/GodHand'': a {{Meme|ticMutation}} about the game goes from "These levels look bland" to "HOLY SHIT THIS IS FUCKING AWESOME I'M THE MOTHERFUCKING {{FIST Manga/{{FIST OF THE NORTH STAR}} JESUS CHRIST" in three panels. And it doesn't even mention the Luchadore Gorilla.

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*** Similarly, Kylo Ren's saber from the sequel trilogy. What's even better than a lightsaber? A lightsaber with two other lightsabers shooting out of the handle perpendicular to the blade, making it look like a medieval longsword. Justified in that the design requires plasma to be vented out due to the damaged crystal within, it offers more hand protection than the traditional saber, and that Ren uses the crossguard to injure his opponents while in a BladeLock.


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** Why is the planet Crait in ''Film/TheLastJedi'' a red mineral planet covered with a layer of white salt? Because the visual of geysers of red earth exploding from beneath the white surface looks FREAKIN' AWESOME!

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** Are those flaming chainsaw blade weapons of the BigBad Jaeger in ''Film/PacificRimUprising'' impractical? You bet they are, but they're wonderful to look at.

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