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Dr. Sivana: And now the conclusion approaches. The end. The death of Captain Marvel! I hope you're all paying attention.
Dr. Sawvana: ''Bring them to me! The pretty little heroine, the bright boy! I can't wait to mess them up bad.
Dr. Sivana: Er... quite.
The Multiversity: Thunderworld #1

Dwarves: We dig-dig-dig-dig-dig-dig-dig in a mine, the whole day through!
Grumpy: Balrog!
Foxtrot: Jason Fox's proposal for improving Disney movies

"My own adventure turned out to be quite different."
Frodo Baggins, The Lord of the Rings

And you, Doctor? I had at least expected some incoherent "But of course! I should have known: your name is Jade and green is the colour of death, and there's too much death and if only we could all just appreciate the beauty of a daisy and perhaps I should play them my spoons!" Except you don't do that anymore, do you, Doctor? You don't play your spoons, don't mix your metaphors, don't - have - fun. Too busy destroying planets, tidying up your previous mistakes, dreary navel-gazing...

    Tabletop Games 
You don't get it pal. Bad things have happened to me. It's not just lazy writing.
Guise on the card gritty reboot (a parody of this trope), Sentinels of the Multiverse

    Web Original 
"Hinting that the gritty new animated feature would close the book on a "beloved friend", a new Disney trailer on Monday teased the exit of a major character in the upcoming film Death at Pooh Corner."

    Web Video 
Danny: What, like, board room meeting took place where they were like... (deep voice) Y'know, Sonic, what do we need? We need Hell, we need ghosts, we need the Doom Eye, we need MORE GUNS!
Arin: Well, they needed Sonic to be edgy, and geared towards the kids.
Danny: Really?! Is this what the kids want?!
Arin: The kids who- who like all the violence in their video games! Sonic's not violent enough!

"So if you love the Christopher Reeve-era Superman movies, but wish they made them less hopeful, killed countless civilians, visualized our worst fears of urban terrorism, and had Superman overcome his first villain by murdering him with his bare hands, DC has made the reboot for you, psycho!"


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