Media Research Failure

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For starters, that's a girl. Her name is Ed. 'Cowboy' is slang for 'bounty hunter,' the profession of the Five-Man Band. The main character, Spike, is a man with black hair impossible to mistake for her. 'Bebop' is the name of the ship. In both cases, it's Bebop, not BeBop. There's only a monitor in that shot, and it's not the whole computer. There are two correct words in the image; 'At', and 'Bandai', which was the US distributor of the series.

Knoll's Law of Media Accuracy: Everything you read in the newspapers is absolutely true except for that rare story of which you happen to have firsthand knowledge.

Sometimes, it seems, the entire process of fact-checking gets left out of the newsmaking process—specially when it comes to Those Damn Youngsters' Pop Culture.

Compare Complaining About Shows You Don't Watch, New Media Are Evil. (If you find yourself constantly annoyed by this kind of thing, you probably believe Old Media Are Evil). For claims made In-Universe that are blatantly inaccurate, see Critical Research Failure.

This was previously known as Cowboy Bebop at His Computer before being renamed at All The Tropes because of the realization that the esoteric name was confusing, especially for non-tropers.

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