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"The first rule of time travel is that any and all modifications made to the timeline result in Hitler winning World War II. Run over a hippy in 1968? Hitler wins." As the amount of time-traveling you ...
Ah, Great Britain. Rule Britannia: Land of the... Big Red Buses. Hollywood England has only two accents; the "What-Ho, Old Bean" chinless twit one and the "Gorblimey Guvnah" Dick Van Dyke one. If it's ...
Isamu: Wait — "The Resistance"? I thought we agreed we were going to call ourselves "The Azure City Underground"? Thanh: I thought we were going with "Sapphire Liberation Front". Niu: I still prefer ...
"A startling number of alternative histories wind up strengthening the marginal technology of airships and zeppelins, for example. This is a matter of flavor rather than logic, but this is a game book ...
Howard: Jack just ate a happy ending! Kreese: Don't you mean Happy Onion? Howard: Clearly you've never had sex with an onion! In Spider-Man/Deadpool, Deadpool reveals that while he's married, he has a ...
Houyi from Chinese Mythology. This dude was essentially a combo of Hercules and Robin Hood on steroids. He was able to take out nine Suns with arrows. And would have taken out the tenth and final Sun ...
"His watch is really a radio / His gun, a pen... A classic element of any Spy Drama or spoof thereof. A spy's Plot Technology must inevitably be disguised as mundane objects. This can run the gamut ...
An invoked form of You Can't Fight Fate, Because Destiny Says So is when a character accepts a prophecy or similar foreknowledge of future events as inevitable, and does everything in their power to ...
In its simplest form, the player must do nothing more than bring the relevant object to the right place in order to solve the puzzle. Games with a more sophisticated user interface will require that ...
Homer: OK, from here we star-wipe to a glamor shot of Flanders paying his bills, then we star-wipe to Flanders brushing his— Lisa: Dad, there are other wipes besides star-wipes! Homer: Why eat ...
"When there is a plan, things cannot go according to it. If they do, the plan becomes a spoiler." This, by the way, is why heroes always manage to thwart the villains' Evil Plan. The villains always ...