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22nd Jun '16 3:52:09 PM Unicorndance
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* In ''Series/SesameStreet'', in an Abby's Flying Fairy School segment, Gonnigan's "dance" is inspired by wiggling (from [[SquirrelsInMyPants Niblet in his shirt]], slipping (from a BananaPeel), and shaking his head (from trying to get goop off)


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* In ''WesternAnimation/LittlePrincess'', Princess is trying to get out of dancing by demonstrating what she doesn't like about it (eg demonstrating "too floaty and flappy" by flapping), thus starting a "dance" of her own.
22nd Jun '16 3:48:12 PM Unicorndance
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* In ''WesternAnimation/Rugrats'', [[LovableCoward Chuckie]] gets sand in his pants and wiggles around, and the other babies on the playground interpret it as a "dance", making him famous for it.
13th May '16 3:41:07 AM mimitchi33
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* This happens at the the ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' episode "Serious Business". Robin is waiting for Raven to get out of the bathroom since he [[PottyEmergency really has ti go to the bathroom]] and starts to do [[PottyDance the pee-pee dance]]. The other characters then decide to copy what he's doing, and [[PottyFailure it does not help to get Raven out on time]].
9th May '16 12:01:23 PM Eddy1215
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* ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo'': Raj creates one while trying swat a mosquito in "Slap Happy". [[ContrivedCoincidence It also happens to be same as the secret handshake]] of Scoutmaster Lumpus' BrotherhoodOfFunnyHats.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo'': Raj creates one while trying swat a mosquito in "Slap Happy". [[ContrivedCoincidence It also happens to be same as as]] the secret handshake]] SecretHandshake of Scoutmaster Lumpus' BrotherhoodOfFunnyHats.
2nd May '16 10:40:27 PM Eddy1215
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* ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo'': Raj creates one while trying swat a mosquito in "Slap Happy". It also happens to be same as the secret handshake of Scoutmaster Lumpus' BrotherhoodOfFunnyHats.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo'': Raj creates one while trying swat a mosquito in "Slap Happy". [[ContrivedCoincidence It also happens to be same as the secret handshake handshake]] of Scoutmaster Lumpus' BrotherhoodOfFunnyHats.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', Plucky ends up stepping into a coal pit for fire walking, and starts trying to stamp his feet out while rhythmically yelling "Ow, ow, ow! Ow, ow, ow!". The onlookers start mimicking him.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' episode, "Buster and Babs Go Hawaiian", Plucky ends up stepping into a coal pit for fire walking, and starts trying to stamp his feet out while rhythmically yelling "Ow, ow, ow! Ow, ow, ow!". ow!" to the beat of ''Aloha Oe''. The onlookers start mimicking band at the luau starts to mimic him.
10th Feb '16 7:32:35 PM Adept
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* Not exactly a dance move, but one ''ComicBook/ArchieComics'' segments has Archie wake up with a gigantic zit on his forehead and attempted to cover it with his hand. His friends think it's some sort of fad, and started to walk around with their hands on their forehands as well, until Mr. Weatherbee comes to stop the crazy shenanigans.
3rd Jul '15 4:23:33 PM ANTMuddle
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* ''Charlie Brown'', sung by Vicky Rosti, is about a young man who's [[{{Irony}} liked and admired wherever he goes]]. The song mentions as an anecdote one time when Charlie slipped on a banana peel and others copied his moves, creating a new dance.

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* ''Charlie Brown'', sung by Vicky Rosti, is about a young man who's [[{{Irony}} liked and admired wherever he goes]]. The song mentions as an anecdote one time when Charlie slipped on a banana peel {{banana peel}} and others copied his moves, creating a new dance.
21st May '15 1:46:39 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''[[Film/{{Airplane}} Airplane!]]'', when Elaine is dancing in the tough-guy bar, and the man with the knife in his back points at his back, trying to get someone to help him, but Elaine just mimics the motion and he falls over dead a moment later.
* The Disney animated film ''AGoofyMovie'' featured Goofy improvising his "Perfect [fly fishing] Cast" when he accidentally winds up on stage at a concert. It was adopted and mimicked by the actual performers and became a new dance craze.

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* ''[[Film/{{Airplane}} Airplane!]]'', ''Film/{{Airplane}}'', when Elaine is dancing in the tough-guy bar, and the man with the knife in his back points at his back, trying to get someone to help him, but Elaine just mimics the motion and he falls over dead a moment later.
* The Disney animated film ''AGoofyMovie'' ''WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie'' featured Goofy improvising his "Perfect [fly fishing] Cast" when he accidentally winds up on stage at a concert. It was adopted and mimicked by the actual performers and became a new dance craze.



* ''CantBuyMeLove'': nerd Ronald is pretending to be cool and needs to learn the cool dance moves. He [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMA5KIgQ54E sees an educational program]] about an African Anteater Ritual mistaking it for ''AmericanBandstand'' and picks up a jerky, jumpy dance which he debuts at a school dance. Everybody thinks he's cool so they copy him.

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* ''CantBuyMeLove'': ''Film/CantBuyMeLove'': nerd Ronald is pretending to be cool and needs to learn the cool dance moves. He [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMA5KIgQ54E sees an educational program]] about an African Anteater Ritual mistaking it for ''AmericanBandstand'' and picks up a jerky, jumpy dance which he debuts at a school dance. Everybody thinks he's cool so they copy him.
9th May '15 10:21:08 PM wixo30
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* French band Kinito has a song called "J'Sais Pas Danser" [[note]]"I Don't Know How to Dance"[[/note]] in which a guy tries out a crazy new dance move at a Kinito show, badly wrenches his neck in the process, and returns to the same venue the following night only to discover that his injury-inducing move is all the rage. You don't have to understand any french to follow the plot in the hilarious [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frstca6lFRA music video]].

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* French band Kinito has a song called "J'Sais Pas Danser" [[note]]"I Don't Know How to Dance"[[/note]] in which a guy tries out a crazy new dance move at a Kinito show, badly wrenches his neck in the process, and returns to the same venue the following night only to discover that his injury-inducing move is all the rage. You don't have to understand any french to follow the plot in the hilarious [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frstca6lFRA music video]].
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26th Apr '15 6:17:17 PM calmestofdoves
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* French band Kinito has a song called "J'Sais Pas Danser" [[note]]"I Don't Know How to Dance"[[/note]] in which a guy tries out a crazy new dance move at a Kinito show, badly wrenches his neck in the process, and returns to the same venue the following night only to discover that his injury-inducing move is all the rage. You don't have to understand any french to follow the plot in the hilarious [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odQ7mV2RcHA music video]].

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* French band Kinito has a song called "J'Sais Pas Danser" [[note]]"I Don't Know How to Dance"[[/note]] in which a guy tries out a crazy new dance move at a Kinito show, badly wrenches his neck in the process, and returns to the same venue the following night only to discover that his injury-inducing move is all the rage. You don't have to understand any french to follow the plot in the hilarious [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odQ7mV2RcHA com/watch?v=frstca6lFRA music video]].
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