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* ''[[http://titleknown.tumblr.com/post/121555362828/troll-fighter-for-trollandia Troll Fighters]]'', troll versions of the Francise/MastersOfTheUniverse franchise.

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* ''[[http://titleknown.tumblr.com/post/121555362828/troll-fighter-for-trollandia Troll Fighters]]'', troll versions of the Francise/MastersOfTheUniverse Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse franchise.

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** Manufacturers in the Draconis Combine was also infamous for this when the Inner Sphere began to produce [=OmniMechs=] of their own. The controversy came about when they sold [=OmniMechs=] that could only use pods that were sold by said manufacturers to other nations, while models that were compatible with salvaged Clan equipment were exclusive to their home nation. The manufacturer's excuse was that they were still working out the bugs in the pod interface, but the Clan-compatible 'Mechs were out at around the same time. Manufacturers in the Free Worlds League (The only other nation at the time to be working on Omnitech) proceeded to return the favor, selling Omni versions of less popular 'Mechs like the Blackjack or Firestarter, also with the same compatibility issue, although the Omni versions were still relatively decent units.


* ''Miracle Star'' is an infamous Chinese bootleg of ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' made to sell a brand of goat's milk (hence why the show's Watterson family equivalent is a family of goats). It goes beyond a typical [[TheMockbuster mockbuster]] by copying not only the art style and several characters, but duplicating entire scenes with (slightly different) new characters traced over. It also has poor lip-syncing and such blatant copycat characters as a Bobert who looks more like [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Bender]]. While the original show's creator found this quite amusing, the show eventually made a rather [[TakeThat searing parody]] of ''Miracle Star'' in a Gumball episode called "The Copycats".

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* ''Miracle Star'' ''Animation/MiracleStar'' is an infamous Chinese bootleg of ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' made to sell a brand of goat's milk (hence why the show's Watterson family equivalent is a family of goats). It goes beyond a typical [[TheMockbuster mockbuster]] by copying not only the art style and several characters, but duplicating entire scenes with (slightly different) new characters traced over. It also has poor lip-syncing and such blatant copycat characters as a Bobert who looks more like [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Bender]]. While the original show's creator found this quite amusing, the show eventually made a rather [[TakeThat searing parody]] of ''Miracle Star'' in a Gumball episode called "The Copycats".


* Many unlicensed / bootleg NES games, especially by ''Thin Chen Enterprise'' (often sold under the Sachen brand name), are shoddy imitations of licensed ones, e.g. ''Silent Assault'' (''VideoGame/{{Contra}}''), ''Rocman X'' (''VideoGame/MegaManX''), ''Challenge of the Dragon'' (''VideoGame/DoubleDragon''), ''Jurassic Boy'' (''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog''), ''Mission Cobra'' (''VideoGame/TwinCobra''), ''Street Heroes'' (''VideoGame/StreetFighterII''), ''Q-Boy'' (''VideoGame/{{Kirby}}''), ''Raid 2020'' (''VideoGame/{{NARC}}''), and ''Pipes'' (''VideoGame/PipeDream''). There are also several "pirate original" games based on movie franchises, such as ''Deathbots'' (''Franchise/{{Terminator}}''), ''Harry's Legend'' (''Franchise/HarryPotter''), and ''Titenic'' ''(Film/{{Titanic|1997}}).''

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* Many unlicensed / bootleg NES games, especially by ''Thin Chen Enterprise'' (often sold under the Sachen brand name), are shoddy imitations of licensed ones, e.g. ''Silent Assault'' (''VideoGame/{{Contra}}''), ''Rocman X'' (''VideoGame/MegaManX''), ''Challenge of the Dragon'' (''VideoGame/DoubleDragon''), ''Jurassic Boy'' (''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog''), ''Mission Cobra'' (''VideoGame/TwinCobra''), ''Street Heroes'' (''VideoGame/StreetFighterII''), ''Q-Boy'' (''VideoGame/{{Kirby}}''), (''Franchise/{{Kirby}}''), ''Raid 2020'' (''VideoGame/{{NARC}}''), and ''Pipes'' (''VideoGame/PipeDream''). There are also several "pirate original" games based on movie franchises, such as ''Deathbots'' (''Franchise/{{Terminator}}''), ''Harry's Legend'' (''Franchise/HarryPotter''), and ''Titenic'' ''(Film/{{Titanic|1997}}).''

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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'': Bunstable tried to replicate the Jägerdraught that the Heterodynes use to create their [[SuperSoldier Jaegermonsters]]. By his own admission, it is a miserable failure; the drink transforms him into a stronger form, but only temporarily, he requires an increased dosage each time, if he stays like that for too long he'll become psychotic, and when it wears off he is left in an imbecilic state. He offers to serve Agatha if she transforms him with the true Jägerdraught, but unfortunately she hasn't learned how to make it yet. And she probably couldn't have anyway without the waters of the Dyne.

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** Inverted with "Miraculous Merchandise Zone" with Phelous, which he notes is "the bootleg of Bootleg Zones", in that it mainly deals with genuine official merchandise. It even got its own purple backdrop from the second episode onward, to better distinguish itself from Bootleg Zone's orange background.


* The ''Franchise/StarWars'' trilogy lianhuanhua "summarizes" ''Film/ANewHope'', ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', and ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' from a "different persective". In practice, this means everyone are ridiculous, cheap [[{{Expy}} Expies]] of themselves: Chewbacca is a chimpanzee, Darth Vader wears a Skeletor outfit and rides a Triceratops, the Kennedy Space Center is a potential target for the Death Star, etc.

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* The ''Franchise/StarWars'' trilogy lianhuanhua "summarizes" ''Film/ANewHope'', the original trilogy (''Film/ANewHope'', ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', and ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'') from a "different persective". In practice, this means everyone are ridiculous, cheap [[{{Expy}} Expies]] of themselves: Chewbacca is a chimpanzee, Darth Vader wears a Skeletor outfit and rides a Triceratops, the Kennedy Space Center is a potential target for the Death Star, etc.

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* ''[[https://knowyourmeme.com/photos/892967-bootleg-knock-off Mecha Thomas]]'', a HumongousMecha version of WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine.
* ''[[http://titleknown.tumblr.com/post/121555362828/troll-fighter-for-trollandia Troll Fighters]]'', troll versions of the Francise/MastersOfTheUniverse franchise.
* ''[[http://thingsofplastic.blogspot.com/2011/05/sailor-moon-bootlegs-beauty-soldier.htm Beauty Soldier Shirley Moore]]'', a line of bootleg Franchise/SailorMoon dolls.
* ''[[http://bootlegactionfigures.com/blog/?p=1689 Titanic Legend]]'', a handheld Film/{{Titanic}} video game.
* ''[[https://softoyhobby.com/tag/shark-norris/ Shark Norris]]'', ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin - a shark version of Chuck Norris.

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* Similarly, Tim Hawkins has a routine about his mother buying only generic label products, like Toasted Holes (instead of Cheerios) and Beef Assistant (instead of Hamburger Helper).


* Website/Reddit has a thread dedicated to this trope: [[https://www.reddit.com/r/crappyoffbrands/ /r/crappyoffbrands]].

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* Website/Reddit Website/{{Reddit}} has a thread dedicated to this trope: [[https://www.reddit.com/r/crappyoffbrands/ /r/crappyoffbrands]].

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* ''King of Ring'', a Lord of the Rings bootleg by the developer Sintax.

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* ''The Lord of the Rings 3: Return of the King'', an extensive graphical hack of ''Chinese Fighter III''.

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* ''Lord of the Rings'', a hack of ''Stormlord''.


* ''Mo Jie Qi Bing'', a bootleg ''Pocky and Rocky'' clone with characters from Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheFellowshipOfTheRings.

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* ''Mo Jie Qi Bing'', a bootleg ''Pocky and Rocky'' ''VideoGame/KikiKaiKai'' clone with characters from Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheFellowshipOfTheRings.

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* ''Mo Jie Qi Bing'', a bootleg ''Pocky and Rocky'' clone with characters from Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheFellowshipOfTheRings.

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