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"Now, I don't want to get off on a rant here..."
Dennis Miller

People ranting about their political opinions, religious beliefs or similar usually don't intend to be entertaining. Some, however, have realized that serious messages can't be distinguished from parodies anyway -- so why not make the most of it?

And thus, some comedians, propagandists, and other characters chose to present their opinions with a lot of attitude, making rants designed to be entertaining while still communicating a serious message.

Not to be confused with The Rant, the writer's comments alongside a webcomic.

Index of performers and shows that are (fully or partially) designed this way:

Non-index examples (scenes in shows that otherwise aren't this, and shows that are this but don't have their own All The Tropes Wiki pages).

 "...of course, that's just my opinion. I could be wrong."

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