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Fictionisms: 0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Independence Day

a motion picture in which an invading army from outer space destroys many important structures and landmarks.

Isn’t that special?

Saturday Night Live. a sarcastic expression of Church Lady in ascribing the sin of pride to the opinion just expressed by the person she is addressing.

Isuzu, Joe

a habitual liar whose factual statements tend to be far from accurate; from television advertising for Isuzu automobiles.

Itchy and Scratchy

The Simpsons. a violent cartoon series considered entertaining by children, but dull, pointless, disturbing, and possibly harmful by adults; noted for its low quality of writing and animation.

It was a dark and stormy night.

Peanuts. the opening line of a novel written by Snoopy entirely of cliches, which emphasizes atmosphere over plot and characters; also the title of the novel, which was subsequently released as a real-life book.