In Ghost Dog this girl did look at TV all the time, and if I remembered, the story in TV even vaguely commentated current akcitions in the movie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNq0hq0 ... tu.be&t=88
In anime Martian Successor Nadesico the crew of space battleship constatntly watch fake mecha anime Gekigangar 3 and even copy cool moves from it. And to move it even futher heroes of the Gekigangar in at least one episode watch anime Nadesico (yes the anime, in which they are watched) https://youtu.be/Pf6PjhiyIW8?t=118
In anime Welcome to the N.H.K the heroes workship anime Puru Puru Pururin, (about girl witch flying vacuum cleaner insted broom) https://youtu.be/iGEWTlkyAXM?t=572
I have the feelings, that I had seem this cliche in many other shows, but cannot remember it from my head now and those space pirates destroyed my movie collection, so I cannot confirm in short time.
It seems I am not good at this, so could anybody else take a pass? Disembodied
made more points in this so far ...
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