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14th Oct '17 12:26:50 PM DrFraud
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'''Lee Jordan:''' Fine. I'm sorry that you're such a prat, Diggory!

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'''Lee Jordan:''' '''Lee:''' Fine. I'm sorry that you're such a prat, Diggory!
11th Oct '17 1:58:35 AM KYCubbie
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* In 2003, longtime UsefulNotes/CanadianFootballLeague rivals, the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers, faced each other in the CFL West Division semifinals. During the run-up to the game, Bombers kicker Troy Westwood was quoted in the media as calling people from the Riders' home city of Regina "a bunch of banjo-pickin' inbreds." He later issued a faux apology, saying "the vast majority of the people in Saskatchewan have no idea how to play the banjo." Ever since, the rematch between the two teams in Winnipeg that follows their Labour Day Classic matchup in Regina has been called the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banjo_Bowl Banjo Bowl]].
28th Sep '17 4:37:02 PM Antigone3
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* Following a tweet by Music/ChrisBrown, Andy Levy made a comment about domestic abuse. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOjUKwoHUyw Here]] is his apology to said comment.
15th Sep '17 12:51:35 PM TrollMan
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/BojackHorseman'' episode "Brand New Couch", Bojack's mother Beatrice calls him to apologize for [[AbusiveParents how she treated him during his childhood]] after reading his memoirs. However, even as she apologizes, she still can't stop insulting him, calling him a narcissist for writing a memoir, and telling him he was born broken and that he'll never get better.
12th Sep '17 10:52:20 AM AFreakyDude
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** Unfortunately, this lead to Finn asking the [[ArmorPiercingQuestion one question]] designed to hurt Santana where she lived: [[{{Gayngst}} Hey Santana, why don't you come out of the closet?]]
6th Sep '17 1:20:28 PM Robbyn
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* A closing gag on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' has Homer being chased by the mob. He then screams that he's sorry, [[RuleOfFunny causing them to stop and decide to leave him be.]] [[WhatAnIdiot He then invokes this trope and the chase resumes.]]

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* A closing gag on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' has Homer being chased by An ''Creator/AbbottAndCostello'' cartoon had the mob. He duo as lumberjacks, and Costello inadvertantly insults the foreman. When Abbott tells him to apologize, Costello confronts the foreman and says "You're the boss, and am I sorry!"
* From the ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "Mystery Dungeon:"
-->'''Lemongrab:''' You will make pies FAST, servile!\\
'''Tree Trunks:''' If you wanna taste of my apple pie, ''you'd better be nice!''\\
'''Lemongrab:''' ... [[SincerityMode I am sorry]]. Make pies, slave.
* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' episode "So Funny, I Forgot to Laugh" centers around the title character making fun of Sue Ellen because of a fur sweater she wore to school; claiming that she looks like a sheepdog. Sue Ellen
then screams tells Mr. Ratburn about this and he tells Arthur to write Sue Ellen an apology letter. Arthur does apologize in the letter, but also points out that he's sorry, [[RuleOfFunny causing them to stop and decide to leave him be.]] [[WhatAnIdiot He then invokes this trope and the chase resumes.]]he thinks that Sue Ellen is just overreacting.



* From the ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "Mystery Dungeon:"
-->'''Lemongrab:''' You will make pies FAST, servile!\\
'''Tree Trunks:''' If you wanna taste of my apple pie, ''you'd better be nice!''\\
'''Lemongrab:''' ... [[SincerityMode I am sorry]]. Make pies, slave.



* An ''Creator/AbbottAndCostello'' cartoon had the duo as lumberjacks, and Costello inadvertantly insults the foreman. When Abbott tells him to apologize, Costello confronts the foreman and says "You're the boss, and am I sorry!"
* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' episode "So Funny, I Forgot to Laugh" centers around the title character making fun of Sue Ellen because of a fur sweater she wore to school; claiming that she looks like a sheepdog. Sue Ellen then tells Mr. Ratburn about this and he tells Arthur to write Sue Ellen an apology letter. Arthur does apologize in the letter, but also points out that he thinks that Sue Ellen is just overreacting.

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* An ''Creator/AbbottAndCostello'' cartoon had the duo as lumberjacks, and Costello inadvertantly insults the foreman. When Abbott tells him to apologize, Costello confronts the foreman and says "You're the boss, and am I sorry!"
* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}''
A closing gag in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "So Funny, I Forgot to Laugh" centers around "Insane Clown Poppy" has Homer being chased by the title character making fun of Sue Ellen because of a fur sweater she wore to school; claiming mafia mob. He then screams that she looks like a sheepdog. Sue Ellen he's sorry, [[RuleOfFunny causing them to stop and decide to leave him be.]] [[WhatAnIdiot He then tells Mr. Ratburn about invokes this trope and he tells Arthur to write Sue Ellen an apology letter. Arthur does apologize in the letter, but also points out that he thinks that Sue Ellen is just overreacting. chase resumes.]]


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* Tritannus, the BigBad of ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'' season 5. After he is defeated and stripped of his powers, the monarchs of Andros condemn him before asking if Tritannus had anything to say in his defense or had any remorse for what he's done. He replies he's only sorry he didn't kill them all when he had the chance.
15th Aug '17 1:31:29 PM rjd1922
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* In ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario'', after Luvbi trash-talks the Mario brothers, Jaydes (her mother) forces her to apologize. So she replies. "I am sorry... that [[YeOldeButcheredeEnglishe thou art]] so hairy." (The last part said very quickly and apparently unnoticed by Jaydes, though Mario reacts.)

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* In ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario'', after Luvbi trash-talks the Mario brothers, Jaydes (her mother) [[OrderedApology forces her to apologize.apologize]]. So she replies. "I am sorry... that [[YeOldeButcheredeEnglishe thou art]] so hairy." (The last part said very quickly and apparently unnoticed by Jaydes, though Mario reacts.)
17th Jun '17 8:37:22 PM skybox
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* When the german government ordered the construction of the holocaust memorial in berlin, one of the corporations paid for the construction of the memorial was a remnant of the "IG Farben AG", the corporation who produced the "Cyclone B" gas. This resulted in a public outcry by the jewish community in germany, but the assignment was not revoked and thus, this remnant of the "IG Farben AG" was payd by the german government to work on the holocaust memorial.

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* When the german German government ordered the construction of the holocaust Holocaust memorial in berlin, Berlin, one of the corporations paid for the construction of the memorial was a remnant of the "IG Farben AG", the corporation who that produced the "Cyclone "Zyklon B" gas. This resulted in a public outcry by the jewish Jewish community in germany, Germany, but the assignment was not revoked and thus, this remnant of the "IG Farben AG" was payd paid by the german German government to work on the holocaust Holocaust memorial.
11th May '17 3:01:26 PM Prfnoff
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* In ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', Creator/MelissaMcCarthy's impersonation of Sean Spicer opens with one of these:
-->"I'd like to begin today by apologizing on behalf of you to me for how you have treated me these last two weeks, and that apology is not accepted."
4th May '17 8:06:30 AM ngh93
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''[[[SugarWiki/CrowningMomentOfFunny cue entire crowd moving back, except a blissfully-smiling Karen]''

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''[[[SugarWiki/CrowningMomentOfFunny ''([[SugarWiki/CrowningMomentOfFunny cue entire crowd moving back, except a blissfully-smiling Karen]''Karen]])''
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