List of fictional crossovers

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This article comprises a list of fictional crossovers that have occurred between different fictional characters/properties over different media.

General crossovers[edit]

Most of these crossovers can be assumed to be in continuity for one or both of the characters or universes involved, although the events of the crossover may not be mentioned afterward by either party. See fictional universe for more closely linked crossovers. Many spinoffs cross over with their parent series or originated as a one-time crossover.

Television[edit]

Jerry Bruckheimer Productions[edit]

Must See TV[edit]

  • On November 9, 1995, Caroline Duffy of Caroline in the City made a cameo on Friends in "The One with the Baby on the Bus". Ross Geller made a cameo on The Single Guy in "Neighbors". Chandler Bing of Friends and Jonathan Eliot of The Single Guy appeared on Caroline in the City in "Caroline and the Folks".
  • Ursula from Mad About You is revealed to be the twin sister of Phoebe Buffay on Friends. Helen Buchman and Fran Devanow appear on Friends in part one of "The One With Two Parts".
  • Phoebe Buffay of Friends appears on Hope & Gloria.
  • Five characters from Cheers appear on three episodes of Wings.
    • In "The Story of Joe", Cliff Clavin and Norm Peterson come to Nantucket on a fishing trip.
    • In "Planes, Trains and Visiting Cranes", Frasier and Lilith Crane come to Nantucket for a seminar on self-esteem.
    • In "I Love Brian", Rebecca Howe is taken out of Clint Black's apartment.
  • Many characters from Cheers have appeared on the spin-off series Frasier.
    • Frasier's ex-wife Lilith is a recurring character beginning in "The Show Where Lilith Comes Back".
    • Sam Malone comes to Seattle in "The Show Where Sam Shows Up" to tell Frasier about his fiancee supposedly cheating on him.
    • Diane Chambers comes to Seattle in "The Show Where Diane Comes Back" to stage a play and make amends with Frasier for leaving him at the altar.
    • Woody Boyd comes to Seattle in "The Show Where Woody Shows Up" to catch up on old times with Frasier.
    • Frasier bumps into Cliff, Carla and Norm in "Cheerful Goodbyes" while visiting Boston.
  • An episode of Mad About You named after The Alan Brady Show, the show-within-a-show on The Dick Van Dyke Show, is about Paul Buchman convincing Alan Brady to narrate a documentary about television.
  • Dr. Frasier Crane of Frasier appears on an episode of The John Larroquette Show.
  • Crosby Braverman (Dax Shepard) from Parenthood appears on two episodes of About a Boy, while Will Freeman from About a Boy appears on an episode of Parenthood.

TGIF[edit]

CBS Shameless Monday[edit]

Two to three-part episodes[edit]

Daytime[edit]

Interactions between related shows[edit]

International crossovers[edit]

Finishing story plot lines[edit]

Animation and cartoons[edit]

Movies[edit]

Movies/Television[edit]

Comics[edit]

Novels[edit]

Video games[edit]

Other[edit]

Explicitly outside continuity[edit]

These are crossovers that exist outside of their own setting, as an alternate universe or a "what if" scenario. Non-continuity crossovers may still borrow or resolve plots from their respective series, but have no evidence to support their occurrence officially in either setting.

Gag cameo[edit]

A character appears only briefly in another setting, mainly for joke purposes.

Crossover concepts or ideas[edit]

Appearances and/or references of plots, items, materials, and/or objects that appear in another setting. Often used as a non-sequitur or anachronistic gag.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Here's Everything We Know About the Bones and Sleepy Hollow Crossover Event". tvguide.com. 
  2. ^ Abrams, Natalie. "Vampire Diaries and The Originals to cross over this season". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ Mathews, Liam (August 8, 2016). "Get Ready for a New Girl/Brooklyn Nine-Nine Crossover Event". TV Guide. 
  4. ^ Gennis, Sadie. "The Flash to Cross Over with Supergirl". TV Guide. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ "From "People en Espanol"". peopleenespanol.com. April 17, 2007. 
  6. ^ Blum, Matt (2012-07-14). "First Animated Disney - Marvel Crossover Announced - And It's Phineas and Ferb! | GeekDad". Wired.com. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  7. ^ Truitt, Brian (May 27, 2016). "Sneak peek: Teen Titans meet the Powerpuff Girls for cartoon crossover". USA Today. 
  8. ^ "Marxio Brothers — Sonic Retro". Info.sonicretro.org. 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  9. ^ Paolini, Christopher (September 20, 2008). "Shadows of the Past". Brisingr (1st ed.). New York: Alfred A. Knopf. p. 204. ISBN 0375826726. Bending over, Eragon read, Adrift upon the sea of time, the lonely god wanders from shore to distant shore, upholding the laws of the stars above.