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* In the beginning of the second episode of ''WesternAnimation/DinoSquad'', [[TheSmartGuy Roger]] lays into his teammates about not getting the respect he deserves.
-->'''[[TheChick Fiona]]''': Lighten up, Roger! We just got off a mission!
-->'''Roger''': I go on missions too! But afterwards, do I sit around watching soap operas?
-->'''Fiona''': What are you talking about? I don't watch soap operas!
-->'''[[AmbiguouslyGay Car]][[TokenEvilTeammate uso]]''': ''[[Series/AsTheWorldTurns As Our Days Turn.]]'' [[DefensiveWhat What?]] It's got good characters!

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* ''Series/JaneTheVirgin'' has multiple telenovelas that Rogelio stars in, each more ridiculous than the last.


* In the ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' episode, "Star Crossed Circuits", Darkwing's new super computer is convinced that "she's" a character from a Soap Opera called, "The Young and the Brainless" and that she's in love with Darkwing.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' episode, "Star "[[Recap/DarkwingDuckS3E4StarCrossedCircuits Star Crossed Circuits", Circuits]]", Darkwing's new super computer is becomes convinced that "she's" a character from a Soap Opera called, "The Young and the Brainless" and that she's in love with Darkwing.


* ''Series/{{Telenovela}}'' takes place behind the scenes of the telenovela ''Las Leyes de Pasion''.
* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': Hilariously, in "The French Mistake" Sam and Dean are transported into [[RealWorldEpisode a reality where their life is a TV show]]. Dean is [[FauxHorrific absolutely horrified]] to discover that his actor starred in the soap drama ''Series/DaysOfOurLives'' (which is an actual show that Creator/JensenAckles starred in).

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* ''Series/{{Telenovela}}'' ''Series/{{Telenovela|2016}}'' takes place behind the scenes of the telenovela ''Las Leyes de Pasion''.
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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': Hilariously, in "The French Mistake" Sam and Dean are transported into [[RealWorldEpisode a reality where their life is a TV show]]. Dean is [[FauxHorrific absolutely horrified]] to discover that his actor starred in the soap drama ''Series/DaysOfOurLives'' (which is an actual show that Creator/JensenAckles starred in).in, and archival footage from his appearances on it is used).


# Australian accents are common if the show itself is British (or [[CaptainObvious Australian]]).

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# Australian accents are common if the show itself is British (or [[CaptainObvious Australian]]).Australian).


* Possibly the UrExample: "As the Stomach Turns", a regular series of comedy sketches on ''Series/TheCarolBurnettShow'' that skewered practically everything about the genre.

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* Possibly the UrExample: UrExample in live-action TV: "As the Stomach Turns", a regular series of comedy sketches on ''Series/TheCarolBurnettShow'' that skewered practically everything about the genre. genre.[[note]]The first sketch aired in 1968, near the end of the first season, and at least one [=AtST=] sketch aired in every remaining season (through 1977–78), with one final sketch airing in 1979 on the summer replacement series ''Carol Burnett & Company''.[[/note]]

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* Possibly the UrExample: "As the Stomach Turns", a regular series of comedy sketches on ''Series/TheCarolBurnettShow'' that skewered practically everything about the genre.


-->'''Announcer''': The previous segment of ''The Disenchanted'' found Phil and Mary leaving for Montego Bay on what they hope to be a rescue mission for their splintered marriage. Shaun, meanwhile, remains in Lakefield, desparately attempting to persuade Rebecca to consider an abortion, little aware she is carrying the child of…

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-->'''Announcer''': The previous segment of ''The Disenchanted'' found Phil and Mary leaving for Montego Bay on what they hope to be a rescue mission for their splintered marriage. Shaun, meanwhile, remains in Lakefield, desparately desperately attempting to persuade Rebecca to consider an abortion, little aware she is carrying the child of…


* On ''Series/SchittsCreek'' Moira starred in the fictional soap ''Sunrise Bay'', which had Moira's character possessed, impregnating her own mother and thus being her own father, delivering slaps and being thrown upwards through a skylight. Moira is aware of how absurd it was, but she nevertheless worked hard at her job and takes pride in the fact that Sunrise Bay was number one in the ratings.

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* On ''Series/SchittsCreek'' Moira starred in the fictional soap ''Sunrise Bay'', which had Moira's character possessed, impregnating her own mother and thus being her own father, delivering slaps and being thrown upwards through a skylight. Moira is aware of how absurd it was, but she nevertheless worked hard at her job and takes pride in the fact that Sunrise Bay ''Sunrise Bay'' was number one in the ratings.ratings.
* ''Series/StarskyAndHutch'': One of the villains of "Huggy Can't Go Home" is a fan of one of these.
-->'''Announcer''': The previous segment of ''The Disenchanted'' found Phil and Mary leaving for Montego Bay on what they hope to be a rescue mission for their splintered marriage. Shaun, meanwhile, remains in Lakefield, desparately attempting to persuade Rebecca to consider an abortion, little aware she is carrying the child of…


* On Series/SchittsCreek Moira starred in the fictional soap Sunrise Bay, which had Moira's character possessed, impregnating her own mother and thus being her own father, delivering slaps and being thrown upwards through a skylight. Moira is aware of how absurd it was, but she nevertheless worked hard at her job and takes pride in the fact that Sunrise Bay was number one in the ratings.

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* On Series/SchittsCreek ''Series/SchittsCreek'' Moira starred in the fictional soap Sunrise Bay, ''Sunrise Bay'', which had Moira's character possessed, impregnating her own mother and thus being her own father, delivering slaps and being thrown upwards through a skylight. Moira is aware of how absurd it was, but she nevertheless worked hard at her job and takes pride in the fact that Sunrise Bay was number one in the ratings.

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* On Series/SchittsCreek Moira starred in the fictional soap Sunrise Bay, which was number one in the ratings and had Moira's character possessed, impregnating her own mother and thus being her own father, delivering slaps and being thrown upwards through a skylight. Moira is aware of how absurd it was, but she nevertheless worked hard at her job and takes pride in the fact that Sunrise Bay was number one in the ratings.

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* On Series/SchittsCreek Moira starred in the fictional soap Sunrise Bay, which was number one in the ratings and had Moira's character possessed, impregnating her own mother and thus being her own father, delivering slaps and being thrown upwards through a skylight. Moira is aware of how absurd it was, but she nevertheless worked hard at her job and takes pride in the fact that Sunrise Bay was number one in the ratings.


* On Series/SchittsCreek Moira starred in the fictional soap Sunrise Bay, which was number one in the ratings and had Moira's character possessed, impregnating her own mother and thus being her own father, delivering slaps and being thrown upwards through a skylight. Moira is aware of how absurd it was, but she takes pride that Sunrise Bay was number one in the ratings.

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* On Series/SchittsCreek Moira starred in the fictional soap Sunrise Bay, which was number one in the ratings and had Moira's character possessed, impregnating her own mother and thus being her own father, delivering slaps and being thrown upwards through a skylight. Moira is aware of how absurd it was, but she nevertheless worked hard at her job and takes pride in the fact that Sunrise Bay was number one in the ratings.

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* On Series/SchittsCreek Moira starred in the fictional soap Sunrise Bay, which was number one in the ratings and had Moira's character possessed, impregnating her own mother and thus being her own father, delivering slaps and being thrown upwards through a skylight. Moira is aware of how absurd it was, but she takes pride that Sunrise Bay was number one in the ratings.


* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' has ''The Young and the Featherless''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' has ''The Young and the Featherless''.

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