An imitation of a work or style of work. Exaggerated for comic effect.

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Drawing room romance parody in “Hail, Caesar!”

I was able to identify most of the parodies in "Hail, Caesar!". For example, the sailors dancing scene is "On the Town" (1949). However, I could not figure which movie the drawing room romance was ...
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Galaxy Quest a parody of Sci-Fi/Star Trek only or specific actors too

Was Galaxy Quest just a parody of Star Trek and related Sci-Fi tropes or were the lead characters in Galaxy Quest poking fun at certain actors in particular as well? I remember reading something ...
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What is the first mockumentary style show?

There are a lot of great mockumentary style comedy shows such as The Office, Parks and Recreation, Modern Family, etc. My question is who invented this style? Who was the first to make a show or a ...
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old parody about sperm [duplicate]

I'm trying to recall a movie/skit, likely back in the 90s. It was a parody about sperm living in a man. They were actually real men, dressed in diapers. In one part of the movie, it showed the sperm (...
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Which is the first parody film?

I love the parody films like Meet the Spartans,Vampires Suck and Scary Movie film series. I want to know which is the first film made which is parody of other film or films.
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Why do remakes need permission whereas spoofs/parodies don't?

Why do remakes need permission whereas spoofs/parodies don't? Scary Movie consists of lot of spoofs of other movies, yet they didn't seem to have any permission for that from all those movies. But as ...
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Is there a good resource which analyzes many parody movies for “what is being lampooned”?

Good parody movies (e.g. Airplaine, Hot Shots) lampoon a whole bunch of things, in nearly every scene. Is there a good resource which analyses some of the main ones scene by scene and notes a full ...