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Animation Throwdown is a free-to-play online collectible card game that combines content and characters from five animated television shows that originally aired on Fox – Family Guy, Futurama, American Dad!, Bob's Burgers and King of the Hill. It is available on Google Play , the App Store , Steam, and on the web via Kongregate; all platforms share the same instance and players may use more than one platform to play the same account.

<i>UFC: Throwdown</i> 2002 video game

UFC: Throwdown, known in Japan as UFC 2: Tapout on the PlayStation 2 and UFC 2 Tapout Final Spec. on the GameCube, is a video game of the fighting game genre released in 2002 by Genki / Capcom Production Studio 3. The game is based on the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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<i>Throw Down</i> (album) 2013 studio album by Tim Hicks

Throw Down is the debut studio album by Canadian country music artist Tim Hicks. It was released on August 27, 2013 via RGK Entertainment Group/Open Road Recordings. It debuted at number 16 on the Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for the week of September 14, 2013.

Throwdown (band) American band from Orange County, California

Throwdown is an American straight edge metalcore band from Orange County, California, formed in 1997. They have toured as part of Ozzfest, Sounds of the Underground, Hellfest, and Warped Tour, and with bands such as In Flames, Lamb of God, As I Lay Dying, Killswitch Engage, Korn and Cavalera Conspiracy. The songs "Forever" and "Burn" have been staples on MTV2's Headbanger's Ball and Revolver Magazine called them part of "The Future of Metal" after hearing the album Vendetta. Initially branded a hardcore band, their most recent albums Venom and Tears and Deathless have taken a sharp direction towards metal, with critics likening the band's sound to that of Pantera, Sepultura, and Crowbar.

Fox Stevenson singer-songwriter and producer of indie electronic dance music

Stanley Stevenson Byrne, better known by his stage name Fox Stevenson, is an English singer-songwriter, DJ and producer of bass music. He has released ten EPs under Fox Stevenson, one under Stan SB, and has been featured on two compilations under Stan SB and seventeen under the name of Fox Stevenson.

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"Throwdown" is the seventh episode of the American television series Glee. The episode premiered on the Fox network on October 14, 2009. It was directed by series creator Ryan Murphy and written by Brad Falchuk. The episode includes a clash between glee club director Will Schuester and cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester when she is named co-director of the glee club. As Sue tries to divide the club by turning the students against Will, his wife Terri blackmails her OB/GYN into colluding with her over her fake pregnancy.

Throwdown! with Bobby Flay is a Food Network television program in which celebrity chef Bobby Flay challenges cooks renowned for a specific dish or type of cooking to a cook-off of their signature dish.

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<i>Throw Down</i> (film) 2004 film by Johnnie To

Throw Down is a 2004 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Johnnie To and starring Louis Koo, Aaron Kwok, Cherrie Ying and Tony Leung Ka-fai. The film was one of To's most personal to date; he dedicated it to the late Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa and, in making it, had drawn upon elements of Kurosawa's debut feature, Sanshiro Sugata. Throw Down had its premiere at the 61st Venice International Film Festival.

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Finn Hudson Fictional character from the Fox series Glee

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Sue Sylvester Fictional character from the Fox series Glee

Sue Sylvester is a fictional character of the Fox musical comedy-drama series, Glee. The character is portrayed by actress Jane Lynch, and appears in Glee from its pilot episode, first broadcast on May 19, 2009, through the show's final episode, first broadcast on March 25, 2015. Sue was developed by Glee creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan. For the show's first four seasons, Sue is the track-suit wearing coach of the William McKinley High School cheerleading squad, and a ruthless bully to both students and faculty members alike. Because her cheerleading squad competes with the glee club for the school's limited funding, she is often at odds with the club and more particularly its director Will Schuester. Sue is the main antagonist throughout the series' run. In the show's fifth season, Sue is made the school's new principal, though she is ultimately fired late in the show's sixth and final season.

Terri Schuester Fictional character from the Fox series Glee

Terri Schuester is a fictional character from the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee. The character is portrayed by actress Jessalyn Gilsig, and has appeared in Glee from its pilot episode, first broadcast on May 19, 2009. Terri was developed by Glee creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. She is introduced as the wife of glee club director Will Schuester. Her storylines have seen her experience a false pregnancy, attempt to adopt the baby of pregnant glee club member Quinn Fabray, and become involved in a love triangle between herself, Will and school guidance counsellor Emma Pillsbury.

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"New New York" is the fourteenth episode of the fifth season of the American musical television series Glee, and the 102nd episode overall. It aired on Fox in the United States on April 1, 2014. Effective with this episode, the action of the show is to be centered in New York City, and continue there for the remainder of the season.

"100" is the twelfth episode of the fifth season of the American musical television series Glee, and the special one-hundredth episode of the show. Written by series co-creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, and directed by Paris Barclay, it aired on Fox in the United States on March 18, 2014. This is a two-part episode, with the second part airing on March 25, 2014, and features the apparent end of New Directions after the club is shut down by principal Sue Sylvester. Many graduates of the glee club return, as do special guest stars Kristin Chenoweth as April Rhodes and Gwyneth Paltrow as Holly Holliday.