History Funny / Dateline

13th Jan '17 7:28:22 PM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* One man who arrived completely naked into the decoy house was allowed to leave... ''[[TooDumbToLive only to get busted for the same exact thing less than 24 hours later.]]'' Chris Hansen confronts him at a UsefulNotes/McDonalds, and the predator proclaims "I was only trying to get something to eat!" several times. He was clothed that time, in a "God Bless America" shirt.

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* One man who arrived completely naked into the decoy house was allowed to leave... ''[[TooDumbToLive only to get busted for the same exact thing less than 24 hours later.]]'' Chris Hansen Hansen, understandably irritated, confronts him at a UsefulNotes/McDonalds, and the predator proclaims "I was only trying to get something to eat!" several times. He was clothed that time, in a "God Bless America" shirt.
13th Jan '17 7:26:49 PM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* "No hug for me?"

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* Most of Hansen's lines are DeadpanSnarker comedy gold. Some highlights include, "No hug for me?"me?", "It's a little late for that, [[TotallyRadical dawg]]", and, of course, "Marvin, you're ''[[NakedPeopleAreFunny naked!]]''"
9th Jan '17 5:35:52 AM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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->''"These are serious investigations, but, undeniably, there are moments that...y'know, border on the humorous."''
-->--'''Chris Hansen'''
1st Jan '17 10:33:30 AM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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-->'''Hansen''': You say, 'I'd love to [[[SoundEffectBleep bleep]]] a young man, deep [bleep] and [bleep] and [bleep] him'. Do you recall that?

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-->'''Hansen''': You say, 'I'd love to [[[SoundEffectBleep bleep]]] a young man, deep [bleep] and [bleep] and [bleep] him'. him [bleep]'. [[SophisticatedAsHell Do you recall that?that?]]
** The unbleeped line is "I'd love to suck a young man, deepthroat and drain him dry". Imagine those words coming out of Hansen's mouth.
29th Dec '16 7:12:56 PM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* One man who arrived completely naked into the decoy house was allowed to leave... [[TooDumbToLive only to get busted for the same exact thing 24 hours later.]] Chris Hansen confronts him at a UsefulNotes/McDonalds, and the predator proclaims "I was only trying to get something to eat!" several times. He was clothed that time, in a "God Bless America" shirt.

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* One man who arrived completely naked into the decoy house was allowed to leave... [[TooDumbToLive ''[[TooDumbToLive only to get busted for the same exact thing less than 24 hours later.]] ]]'' Chris Hansen confronts him at a UsefulNotes/McDonalds, and the predator proclaims "I was only trying to get something to eat!" several times. He was clothed that time, in a "God Bless America" shirt.
29th Dec '16 7:12:17 PM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* The predator with the screen name [="GenericWhiteMale"=] can be mildly amusing, considering that about 95 percent of the predators on the show are white males.

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* The predator with the screen name [="GenericWhiteMale"=] can be mildly amusing, considering that about 95 percent of the predators on the show are white males.males.
* "No hug for me?"
24th Dec '16 9:25:22 AM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* One man who arrived completely naked into the decoy house was allowed to leave... [[TooDumbToLive only to get busted for the same exact thing 24 hours later.]] Chris Hansen confronts him at a UsefulNotes/McDonalds, and the predator proclaims "I was only trying to get something to eat!" several times. He was clothed that time, in a "God Bless America" shirt.

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* One man who arrived completely naked into the decoy house was allowed to leave... [[TooDumbToLive only to get busted for the same exact thing 24 hours later.]] Chris Hansen confronts him at a UsefulNotes/McDonalds, and the predator proclaims "I was only trying to get something to eat!" several times. He was clothed that time, in a "God Bless America" shirt.shirt.
* The predator with the screen name [="GenericWhiteMale"=] can be mildly amusing, considering that about 95 percent of the predators on the show are white males.
7th Dec '16 6:22:01 AM crazysamaritan
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* One man who arrived completely naked into the decoy house was allowed to leave... [[TooDumbToLive only to get busted for the same exact thing 24 hours later.]] Chris Hansen confronts him at a McDonald's, and the predator proclaims "I was only trying to get something to eat!" several times. He was clothed that time, in a "God Bless America" shirt.

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* One man who arrived completely naked into the decoy house was allowed to leave... [[TooDumbToLive only to get busted for the same exact thing 24 hours later.]] Chris Hansen confronts him at a McDonald's, UsefulNotes/McDonalds, and the predator proclaims "I was only trying to get something to eat!" several times. He was clothed that time, in a "God Bless America" shirt.
14th Nov '16 4:34:42 PM CyrenaPeleman
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* The Conan O'Brien spoof. The dialogue is almost verbatim what's said in some of these segments. It's the context--Conan walked into the house by accident and his claims of innocence are true--that make it funny.

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* The Conan O'Brien spoof. The dialogue is almost verbatim what's said in some of these segments. It's the context--Conan walked into the house by accident and his claims of innocence are true--that make it funny.funny.
* One man who arrived completely naked into the decoy house was allowed to leave... [[TooDumbToLive only to get busted for the same exact thing 24 hours later.]] Chris Hansen confronts him at a McDonald's, and the predator proclaims "I was only trying to get something to eat!" several times. He was clothed that time, in a "God Bless America" shirt.
14th Feb '16 12:52:27 PM DrOO7
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-->'''Hansen''': You say, 'I'd love to [[[SoundEffectBleep bleep]]] a young man, deep [bleep] and [bleep] and [bleep] him'. Do you recall that?

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-->'''Hansen''': You say, 'I'd love to [[[SoundEffectBleep bleep]]] a young man, deep [bleep] and [bleep] and [bleep] him'. Do you recall that?that?
* The Conan O'Brien spoof. The dialogue is almost verbatim what's said in some of these segments. It's the context--Conan walked into the house by accident and his claims of innocence are true--that make it funny.
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