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"In Honor of old Hallow's eve, it will be a horror film that gently blends Scream with Nightmare on Elm Street with just a PINCH of I Know What You Did Last Summer."
Martin, Cartoon Monsoon: Oh, Shoot!: Director's Cut

Take one existing show genre, add another, and presto! you've got a brand-new genre.

The most famous example is Star Trek: The Original Series, pitched as a Wagon Train to the Stars (The Western + Space Opera).

See also X Meets Y (for when it's works, not genres/tropes) and Recycled IN SPACE! (for when it's a work plus a genre or tropes). Compare and contrast Genre-Busting.


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