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"And it has a flamethrower Power-Up that works in space. That's not even physically possible, which makes it twice as cool."
Classic Game Room review of Star Defender 4

La Forge: It's like the laws of physics just went right out the window!
Q: And why shouldn't they? They're so inconvenient.

"He said, 'The neutrinos have mutated'. Now, these are fundamental particles. It's like going, 'The electrons are angry'. It's as ridiculous as saying, 'The light from the sun...*sniff*, it's gone off'."
Dara O'Briain is not a fan of 2012.

"It's the worst physics movie... Ever... This is not just a disaster movie. It's a disaster."

"Can we have a sci-fi movie that doesn't defy all laws of physics completely with human beings? [We have] the Channing Tatum character and he's flying around like Superman with Mr. Spock's Vulcan boots on — rocket boots — and he's like, "Hold on to me real tight 'cause I'm gonna hold on to this spaceship that can go Mach 40 through the atmosphere." Uhh... No. Don't lose me here."
Mike Stoklasa, Half in the Bag on Jupiter Ascending

"I should avoid casting any spells tonight, if only to give the laws of physics time to cry alone in the corner."

83: The Laws of Physics can kindly go fuck themselves.

"And through the planet, I end up IN SPACE! And I start running around IN SPACE! Screw physics, because Video Games!"

"The laws of physics can kiss my ass!"
America Chavez summing up every storywriter's view on this trope after punching a singularity in the face, Young Avengers Volume II

"So much for the Laws of Physics."
Ryouma Nagare watching Pluto getting eaten by a wormhole, Getter Robo Armageddon.

"Like, there's one kind of space, the more realistic one, which obeys the laws of physics... And there's the other kind of space, which does away with all that, because screw it, physics are for nerds."

"It's one thing to laugh at the laws of physics. It's another thing entirely to sneak into physics' garage at night, open up the car hood, and poop on the radiator."
Jeremy "Norm" Scott, Let's Not Play Infamous: Second Son

"Help! I'm falling at a sixty-degree angle, breaking all the laws of physics!"
Mike Nelson (as a Mook), Mystery Science Theater 3000: Puma Man

"We view the laws of physics more as polite suggestions".
Nanase, El Goonish Shive, [1]

"You see, trucks can drive very fast, especially on reverse. In fact, you can accelerate indefinitely and even the rate of your acceleration increases indefinitely. The fact that you can exceed the speed of light with a semi going on reverse is finally proof that Einstein was just a quack who didn't know what the hell he was talking about."


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