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is not a R-Type Driving Game.
Nor is it an pun about how it's our type of game.
Raiden has nothing to do with a certain White-Haired Pretty Boy or a certain Thunder God.
is not Rance 5D Hentai on motorcycles.
is not an Rapelay Hentai spinoff of . Axelay
is not about some cool punk who goes to rave parties. This is not helped by the fact that it's sometimes called Rave Master Groove Adventure Rave The
Ray Series is not the collective group of tropers named Ray.
isn't a part of it, either. The commercials made that abundantly clear. Rayman Nor is it a spinoff series based upon the Ray Charles biopic.
is not about a literal storm that razes cities. Razing Storm
is not Read or Die An Offer You Can't Refuse.
is not when a Red Dawn character named Dawn becomes a Communist. Nor is it a red-colored dish detergent. Or protagonists being shipped. Pokémon
is not a show dedicated to causing epileptic seizures by rapidly flashing the title colors. They forgot blue. The Red Green Show
is not about the rivalry of Red vs. Blue the game counterparts of Ash and Gary.
. Regular Show "It's anything but."
is not a Remina Portmanteau Couple Name for a Crossover Ship based on the part in the Hot Springs Episode of when Kamina kisses a Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Rei look-alike.
is not about being able to rent a Rental Magica Puella Magi.
is not a crossover between RG Veda and The World Ends With You . Mobile Suit Gundam 00
is not an Richie Rich unscrupulous 16th-century politician.
has nothing to do with school bells, church bells, or any other bells whatsoever.
is not a crossover story about the adventures of Rise of the Planet of the Apes a cheerful, persona-summoning teenage pop idol who suddenly finds herself on the Planet of the Apes.
has not a Robopon Gaiden Game of , where you play as one of robopons from the series. Patapon
does not involve a group of sentient (or pet) rocks. Rock Band
is not a Rocket Girls Gender Flipped version of (aka Rocket Boys ).
October Sky Or a girl-centered spinoff of (even if there was episode titled thus). Rocket Power
is not about showing off absolute power by blowing up stuff with rockets.
isn't a horror film featuring The Rocky Horror Picture Show Rocky Balboa.
has nothing to do with The Room . Silent Hill The
Creepypasta is not about Ruby from Ruby's Afternoon Snack Battle for Dream Island having a sandwich at 3:50.
is not a Rygar Dig Dug enemy.
is not the end result of Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs Saber and Rider merging together and heading to space.
Sousuke Sagara is not a member of .
The Sagara Family
is not about the moon taking up sailing. Nor it is about a moon where Sailor Moon space marines hang out.
Not is it the sailing counterpart to
. Harvest Moon Neither is it about
mooning sailors. It is most especially not about Sun Myong Moon's hyothetical service in the Republic of Korea's navy. Similarity,
is, Sailor Twain perhaps unfortunately, not a fanwork in which Sailor Moon Mark Twain or Shania Twain becomes a Sailor Senshi. The Saints of
don't need to row. They can Saints Row swim. The movie
is not a Salt Genre Shift sequel to about the grown-up, Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory Took a Level In Badass adventures of Veruca Salt.
Nor is it about sodium chloride. Or ionic compounds in general, for that matter.
is not about the Samurai Gun Downer Ending where the swordsman is shot dead, symbolizing the beginning of the Meiji era and the end of the golden age of samurai.
is not the practice of selling breakfast cereal using characters from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Saturday morning cartoons.
is not about Al Capone, nor is it about Scarface Andre Norton's book of the same name.
is not a letter written by The Scarlet Letter Remilia Scarlet or her sister.
Scatman John was not John Stalvern's zombie form being a turd mutant. The
is not devoted to obsoleting SCP Foundation . FTP
is not a crossover with the band Plumtree and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World .
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Nor is it an exceptionally big law case.
Nor is it about pilgrims.
is not a Shadow Hearts Darker and Edgier spinoff of . Kingdom Hearts
is not the Section 8 (video game) Hero of Another Story of Section Nine.
is not Sengoku Otome Sengoku Basara
For Girls! Nor does it feature the cast of as samurai. Mai-Otome Shadows are not central to the gameplay of
or Shadow of the Colossus or Shadow the Hedgehog . Shadows of the Empire
is not Michael Reeves' Shattered World The Shattered World; the latter is only an example of it. While the word is the character's
Catch Phrase has nothing to do with Shazam Gomer Pyle.
is not a spin-off of The Sheik about Zelda's seven-year survival, Ocarina of Time no matter how much we wish for that to happen.
has nothing to do with card games, especially not Shuffle children's card games.
has nothing at all to do with Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela. Shugo Chara
does not involve sealing away Shut Hell Demonic Invaders. Or tersely telling others to be quiet.
did not buy the Pittsburgh Sid Meier . Pirates
has Silent Hill No Mouth, and it cannot scream.
does not involve Silent Moebius Dr. Robotnik SHUTTING UP EVERYONE!
is not about aircrafts with wings made of silver.
Sunwing has nothing to do with phoenixes (or with Princess Celestia). Neither does Firewing.
has absolutely nothing to do with a Shoot 'Em Up video game genre.
is not about beating up the blond guy from Skip Beat , or ignoring The Electric Company s skateboarding The World Ends With You' Idiot Hero.
is not about the Slayers Mooks in .
has nothing to do with Sledge Hammer Triple H's weapon of choice.
Or the song by Peter Gabriel, although both came out the same year.
is not about The Slender Man Mythos Yggdrasill from .
Tales of Symphonia
is not about the least physically imposing member of a The Small One Five-Man Band or a Quirky Miniboss Squad. Or even The Runt At the End, for that matter.
is not about a quirky community of dwarves. Smallville The Snakes in
are not Snakes on a Plane Naked, Solid, Liquid and/or Solidus.
does Sonic and The Black Knight not end with "and The Dark Knight".
is not about a hedgehog with Sonic the Hedgehog Make Me Wanna Shout and Brown Note powers.
is not a Sons of Anarchy Spin Offspring of . Panty and Stocking With Garterbelt
and Sophie's Choice are not parts of a series. Sophie's World
The Sopranos probably wouldn't appreciate it if you asked them to sing you a song
is not the True Rune from Soul Eater .
Suikoden Or the cannibal counterpart to the 1990 movie and/or the anime series Soultaker The (note the capitalization). Soul Taker
is not a crossover with Soul Nomad and The World Eaters . Neither does it have anything to do with soul-playing nomads. Warhammer 40000
and Space Ghost are not Space Ghost Coast to Coast animated adaptations of . Event Horizon
is not Space Invaders Extreme Space Invaders WITH EXTREME SPORTS!
is not related to Special K cereal. Special A
is not a Spice and Wolf Crack Pairing between Wolf O'Donnell (or Wolf Blitzer) and a Spice Girls.
Neither is this a documentary of canines on Arrakis.
actually has nothing to do with Spiral . It's also unrelated to Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann . Uzumaki
is not a Spiral Knights game. Unfortunately. Gurren Lagann
Spy Hunter is not a crossover Gaiden Game of and Left 4 Dead . Team Fortress
is not a furry fusion of Spyro the Dragon the Spy and the Pyro.
does not follow people to STALKER sexually harass them, and is not a cyborg either.
is not about crafting stars. You want Starcraft . Nor is it about stars, either celebrity or stellar, taking up arts and crafts. Katamari Damacy
is not a Star Fleet game. Star Trek
is not about stars, either celebrity or stellar, involved in a political scandal. Nor is it about the Stargate Andre Norton book of the same name.
is not about stars, either celebrity or stellar, going on a trek neither. Star Trek
is not about stars, either celebrity or stellar, warring against each other.
Star Wars Mark Hamill himself said that back in 1976, people thought
was about Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton's divorce. Star Wars It isn't about politics and war among the Maya during the Preclassic and Classic Periods, either.
are not fans who are militant about their Starship Troopers Real Person Fic pairings.
Nor are they spacecraft-borne contributors to This Very Wiki with dyslexia.
isn't about the horror writer discovering that he has Stephen King's The Stand psychic/summoning superpowers.
has nothing to do with Strangers with Candy strangers offering candy to children.
features Strawberry Marshmallow strawberries as a motif, but try and find a marshmallow one.
isn't about people panicking over strawberries.
Strawberry Panic Some of them do, however, panic over cherries.
is not about "three strikes" laws.
Street Fighter III: Third Strike
is not about a Strider Half Life creature.
Strikers 1945 is not Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS IN
World War II! Or Super Mario Strikers IN THAT SAME TIME PERIOD!
is not a Stromberg Spin-Off show featuring the Big Bad from the James Bond-movie . The Spy Who Loved Me
is not a rejected member of the Strontium Dog Defenders of Dynatron City. The movie
Submarine doesn't have any. The
manga's localization, Hidamari Sketch Sunshine Sketch, is not a book collecting concept art for , nor is it Sunshine with the gameplay of Super Mario Sunshine . Epic Mickey
Summer Carnival '92: is not when the eponymous protagonist of Recca Flame of Recca goes to a carnival in summer of 1992.
Super Buster Bros. is not a parody starring Super Mario Bros.. Buster Bunny or Buster Baxter. Super Plucky-o Bros., on the other hand...
is not Superfriends Friends WITH SUPER POWERS.
is not told from the monsters' points of view.
Supernatural And it has nothing to do with the Santana album. Alas, not even the opening.
has nothing to do with regular Super Robot Wars . Robot Wars
is not about Mario and Luigi getting drunk.
Super Smash Bros
is not the inquisitive form of the Super Why! Big No.
is not a gaming show whereupon overweight contestants must compete in a variety of physical challenges to be declared 'the fittest' and hence, the winner. Survival of the Fittest
is not a Suzuka spinoff starring one of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Those Two Girls.
and The Sweeney are mostly unrelated, except for the fact that the title for the former is derived from the latter, as it is the Cockney rhyming slang for "Flying Squad". Sweeney Todd
The Sword of does not belong to Shannara Shana. You want "Nietono no Shana".
is not an Tak and the Power of Juju spinoff. Both franchises are owned by Invader Zim Nickelodeon and have crossed over on one occasion, though.
is not part of the Tales of MU .
is not the book by Taltos Anne Rice.
is not a Bemani game in which you use tassles, nor is it a mode in Taz-Mania . NullpoMino
is not about a giant robot who plays giant robot cricket with Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Mighty Whitey to evade his taxes. As awesome as giant robot cricket sounds.
It also has nothing to do with the opening lines from Def Leppard's song "Rock of Ages".
is not about anyone put on trial. Terminator 2: Judgement Day
is not Terraria Aquaria underground!. You might be looking for in that case. Cave Story
is not about playing the world-famous tetromino game at a water theme park. Or with Tetris Splash Tom Hanks and a mermaid.
is not That Guy With The Glasses short.
isn't That 70s Show . Or The Brady Bunch , or All in The Family , or Mash , or Welcome Back, Kotter , Starsky and Hutch or...
is not related to the There Will Be Blood series in any way. Neither is it related to Saw .
The Thin Red Line is not the one you will burn your own to hold, and not the last line to ever hold either.
Nor is it a reference to Arakune's theme song.
are not stinging insects, though The Three Musketeers certain factions at court do regard them as bloodthirsty nuisances.
does not have an The Transporter Evil Counterpart called the Teleporter.
is not what you get when you multiply Thirty Hs Triple H by ten. It is also not related to or Aaaaa a Aaaa AA Aaa AAA Aa AAAAAA Reckless Disregard For Gravity . VVVVVV
is not a documentary about This Is Spinal Tap the medical test
does not have an Those Who Hunt Elves Alternate Universe called He Who Fights Monsters.
is not about Internet forums. Threads
is not about the product of a thunderstorm's mass and acceleration. Thunder Force
is not a fable involving a tiger and a cute little rabbit. Though it should be. Tiger and Bunny
is not an To Aru Majutsu no Index index page for trope titles that are entirely in Japanese, though you might feel better once you get to know the title character.
is not about Todd Allison and The Petunia Violet Todd in the Shadows trying to woo Allison Pregler with petunias.
is not a quest for gaining the love of To Love Ru Ruuko, who keeps saying "ruu~".
is not a cave complex related to Toradora! Tora Bora or an island related to Bora Bora.
itself is not a spinoff of Tora! Tora! Tora! that focuses on Torakichi and Kingman.EXE Mega Man Battle Network
is not about Torchwood Flame Bait.
has not ever licensed any of the Touhou movies.
Godzilla It's also never published
Space Megaforce. It is also not an anime about a team of girls shrinking themselves so that they may enter their friends' bodies and fight off their ailments.
The objective of
Shoot the Bullet is not to fire bullets at bullets.
Embodiment of Scarlet Devil doesn't involve Demonic Possession in its plot.
Scarlet Weather Rhapsody isn't a bizarre crossover between and The Scarlet Letter Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. Double Spoiler isn't about using the now-defunct supersecretspoiler tag on this very wiki.
is not what a Totally Spies Totally Radical person says when spotting a Spy in . Team Fortress 2
Transformice has nothing to do with Transformers.
is not a spinoff of Tron ; you are probably thinking about Mega Man Legends
this game Nor is it about any incarnation of Megatron before he rose to power.
Trope-tan is not a trope with a tan.
is unrelated to any arguments about the origin of the world and the origin of the origin.
does not take place in Twilight . And neither of them involve The Twilight Zone Twilight Sparkle (though the former does Give a Whole New Meaning to that phrase).
is not a crossover Twilight Imperium Fanfic between and Twilight (or Warhammer 40000 ).
has nothing to do with Twin Peaks breasts.
does not involve Twin Spica the duplication of one of three catholic schools in Japan.
has nothing to do with Ultimate Crab Battle Cancer Bubble or Krabby.
On the same note,
and Ultimate Crab Battle, Ultimate Girls are not Ultimate Muscle Ultimate Marvel mini-series.
is not a wacky or otherwise Ultra Maniac subversive pastiche of Ultraman.
is not about The Unit UNIT.
Is not about the sea, cats, or sea kittens. Umineko no Naku Koro ni
isn't about those anti-piracy warnings on DVDs which you can't skip even if you want to. Unskippable
is not a documentary about the lower class caste of India. The Untouchables
has absolutely nothing to do with Uzumaki . Naruto
is not set in the Valley of the Dolls Uncanny Valley. Nor a nursery.
is not about Venus in Furs fur coats or wraps that are large enough for the second planet in our system to wear.
Nor does it imply the goddess Aphrodite likes to wear fur, although she might.
is not a Venus Versus Virus Lifetime Medical Drama.
is not an alias used by voice actress Vicky Cristina Barcelona Cristina Valenzuela.
is not a Disney adaptation of an album by the Swedish indie band The Perishers. Nor is it based on the Biggie Smalls' track "Victory", nor does it use the song "Uprising" by Muse as its opening, no matter how appropriate the chorus line "we will be victorious" would seem. Victorious
is not an eating contest. The Vor Game
is not an VVVVVV Engine Sentai Go-onger Spin-Off about BearRV.
has nothing to do with Waiting for Godot that Godot.
is not about wanting to gain Wanted: Weapons of Fate Bardiche or the powers of Fate Averruncus, nor is it a crossover between and those series. Wanted
is not Warhammer 40000 an estimate for how much money you'll spend on the game.
It is also not a retirement plan.
Nor is it how many battle hammers are used. It uses a hell of a lot more weapons than that.
is not in any way related to Warrior Cats .
Thundercats Nor is it a version of with war. Cats
are not shooting at the walls of heartache. That would probably be the Lizzies instead.
is not a PC Port of Warriors Orochi optimized for AMD's The Warriors Bulldozer Architecture.
Nor is it about the Hidden Sound Village setting up shop in late '70s/early '80s New York City and playing the Riffs and Rogues against each other.
is not about The Warrior U Ultimate Warrior's short-lived wrestling dojo.
is not about men who possess the power to... Watchmen tell time.
is not about an ocean-faring vessel that sinks. Watership Down
is not about peaches getting married. In fact, there is probably not a single mention of actual peaches in the show.
is not a spinoff of Weeds . Veggie Tales
was not the unaired pilot of Welcome to The Dollhouse Dollhouse.
isn't a typo for an anime series about professional hockey players.
Welcome to The NHK Nor does it have anything to do with NHK.
is not a Welkin Weasels Valkyria Chronicles Hate Fic.
is not West Side Story Tupac Shakur's side of the feud with Biggie Smalls.
has nothing to do with water. Wet
What About Mimi has nothing to do with Mimi Tachikawa or the Mimi from The Drew Carey Show. Or the one from . Duel Masters
has nothing to do with Whateley Universe . Portal 2
is not a horror movie. What's Eating Gilbert Grape
does not involved a Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Fantastic Voyage into Dio Brando's stand.
Wild n' Out is not an all-gay version of or Road Rules Wild Boys.
is not about Thornberrys gone wild. The Wild Thornberrys
is not Winky Dink another nickname for a penis.
is not about Witch Hunter Robin everyone's favorite comedian as a witchfinder during the Salem Witch Trials. Or The Boy Wonder doing the same for that matter. Or a certain former SEMME agent who now works in a toy store doing it, either.
is not a wolf version of The Wolf Among Us . Among Us
is not a Wonder Boy Spear Counterpart to .
is not the home of Word World . They also do not take place in the Word Girl .
is not Wonderella Wonder Woman going to the royal ball thanks to her fairy godmother. Nor is she Barbarella's cousin.
is not when The World Only God Knows Word of God is being annoyingly secretive. Neither is it a crossover between and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure . Haruhi Suzumiya
is the name of a The World Ends With You game. It is not a scaled-up, heroic version of Load-Bearing Boss. Neither does it have to do with being The Chosen One who will defeat Dio Brando and The World.
is not The World Is Not Enough Dio Brando's realisation that he needs a stronger technique than The World to defeat Jotaro. These "The World" puns are pretty dang easy to make too.
is not about the Wormy episode.
Xexex is not xtreme sex, nor is it related to the similarly hard-to-pronounce NES action-adventure game . Xexyz
X-Men is not a Gender Bender story about some former men.
is not about fans of XxxHolic Vin Diesel and Ice Cube, nor about porn fetishism.
is not how Yes! Pretty Cure 5 the Wicked Witch of the West responded to Dorothy when she asked "So do I cure some of them? And if so, how many?"
is not the Y: The Last Man Spear Counterpart to the Final Girl.
is not a Yo Gabba Gabba Ramones tribute album.
Youtube Poop is not about videos of excrement on YouTube.
is, sadly, not a sequel to Young Dracula . Young Frankenstein
is not about a child appointed to the Supreme Court. Young Justice None of
's and Yume Nikki 's protagonists Mirai Nikki are named Nikki.
The two also have nothing to do with each other.
is not a Zero Punctuation writing style comprised of only letters and numbers.
is not a Zero Wing Gundam, no matter how many times you watch that AMV.
Nor is it an aircraft with a problem in aerodynamic faculties. (
Wing Damage!) It's not a documentary about flightless birds.
Nor is it a sequel to . Zero Hour
has nothing to do with Zeta Project Anaheim Electronics' R&D of variable mobile suit technology.
is not a spinoff series about the children of Zettai Karen Children . Nor is it about the children of someone who opposes vaccines and demands to speak to the manager. Karin
is not a spinoff of Ziggy centering around the life of the Green Ranger, as entertaining as that might be.
Power Rangers RPM is not the story of the family of Zoids Dr. Zoidberg.