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16th Sep '17 6:24:01 PM luiz4200
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheNutJob2NuttyByNature'': The Mayor has received several "campaign contributions" that way.
10th Sep '17 9:36:20 PM Gideoncrawle
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->''"Thank you, Fat Tony. However, in the future I would prefer a nondescript briefcase to the [[ThiefBag sack with a dollar sign on it]]."''

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->''"Thank you, Fat Tony. However, in the future I would prefer a nondescript briefcase to the [[ThiefBag sack with a dollar sign on it]].it."''
4th Sep '17 7:04:05 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* In ''Manga/LinebarrelsofIron'' the BigBad is seemingly going to offer the main character a briefcase full of gold bars as an apparant bribe to get him to join him. But the "gold" is actually cake that he's giving to him regardless of his answer as something for them to snack on as he continues his proposition.

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* In ''Manga/LinebarrelsofIron'' ''Manga/LinebarrelsOfIron'' the BigBad is seemingly going to offer the main character a briefcase full of gold bars as an apparant apparent bribe to get him to join him. But the "gold" is actually cake that he's giving to him regardless of his answer as something for them to snack on as he continues his proposition.
31st Aug '17 2:00:32 PM HalcyonDayz
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* ''VideoGame/TalesFromTheBorderlands'' features one of these as the MacGuffin in episode one, "Zer0 Sum". Originally intended as payment for a (fake) Vault Key, it's got ten million dollars in embezzled Hyperion funds in it, and gets stolen by bandits and used as the grand prize for [[WackyRacing Murder Rally 12000]]. [[spoiler: Unfortunately, it gets blown up when Felix sets off the bomb implanted in the briefcase.]]

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* ''VideoGame/TalesFromTheBorderlands'' features one of these as the MacGuffin in episode one, "Zer0 "[=Zer0=] Sum". Originally intended as payment for a (fake) Vault Key, it's got ten million dollars in embezzled Hyperion funds in it, and gets stolen by bandits and used as the grand prize for [[WackyRacing Murder Rally 12000]]. [[spoiler: Unfortunately, it gets blown up when Felix sets off the bomb implanted in the briefcase.]]
26th Aug '17 8:40:51 AM JackG
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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. The episode "Gold" has a different twist on the fake money version. The money is indeed in the case, but it's in a currency that's just been rendered invalid because the planet that issues it has been taken over by the Terran Federation.
21st Jun '17 8:36:05 PM Rotpar
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* In ''Literature/TheBadPlace'', the duffel bag Frank hauls around contains MultipleIdentityIDs and bound twenties and hundreds, he estimates roughly $150,000.
12th Jun '17 7:54:07 PM scooter
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* This is a staple on a number of game shows:
** While the briefcases in ''Series/LetsMakeADeal'' actually just contain a card with a dollar amount on it, the allusion to this trope is clear.
** See also: ''Series/DealOrNoDeal''.
** The basic objective of the game show ''Series/TakeTheMoneyAndRun'' for the team of two civilians is to find a safe spot to hide a briefcase containing the $100,000 cash prize, after which the opposing team of two police detectives have 48 hours to try and track down the briefcase and take it for themselves.
** ''Series/SchlagDenRaab'' uses this to represent the ProgressiveJackpot, each suitcase containing 500,000, of course said suitcase may vary in size or there may be more than one suitcase, but it's used as a big cash prize.
** In fact, many game shows used such a prop. Many of them, like the one in ''Series/SaleOfTheCentury'', were clear, so you could see the money in them (though it was usually just prop money, or, as could be seen quickly as a FreezeFrameBonus, stacks and stacks of...one dollar bills).
** Parodied on ''Series/ThirtyRock'', where Kenneth has an idea for a game show where models all have briefcases, but one of them is full of gold. Cue a shot of the first episode being produced, where the contestant quickly picks the model who's struggling to hold up her briefcase...



* While the briefcases in ''Series/LetsMakeADeal'' actually just contain a card with a dollar amount on it, the allusion to this trope is clear.
** See also: ''Series/DealOrNoDeal''.
** In fact, many game shows used such a prop. Many of them, like the one in ''Series/SaleOfTheCentury'', were clear, so you could see the money in them (though it was usually just prop money, or, as could be seen quickly as a FreezeFrameBonus, stacks and stacks of...one dollar bills).
** Parodied on ''Series/ThirtyRock'', where Kenneth has an idea for a game show where models all have briefcases, but one of them is full of gold. Cue a shot of the first episode being produced, where the contestant quickly picks the model who's struggling to hold up her briefcase...



* The basic objective of the game show ''Series/TakeTheMoneyAndRun'' for the team of two civilians is to find a safe spot to hide a briefcase containing the $100,000 cash prize, after which the opposing team of two police detectives have 48 hours to try and track down the briefcase and take it for themselves.



* ''Series/SchlagDenRaab'' uses this to represent the ProgressiveJackpot, each suitcase containing 500,000, of course said suitcase may vary in size or there may be more than one suitcase, but it's used as a big cash prize.
12th Jun '17 7:44:13 PM scooter
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** Parodied on ''Series/ThirtyRock'', where Kenneth has an idea for a game show where models all have briefcases, but one of them is full of gold. Cue a shot of the first episode being produced, where the contestant quickly picks the model who's struggling to hold up her briefcase...
12th Jun '17 1:17:16 AM JackG
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* In ''Assault on a Queen'' (1966) SubmarinePirates plan to rob the [=QE2=] of a shipment of gold bullion, but run into an unexpected hitch when the crates prove too heavy to be carried unassisted. The [=QE2=]'s crew naturally refuse to help, so the robbers have to drag the crates past gaping passengers who until now had no idea a robbery was in progress.

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* In ''Assault on a Queen'' (1966) (1966). SubmarinePirates plan to rob the [=QE2=] of a shipment of gold bullion, but run into an unexpected hitch when the crates prove too heavy to be carried unassisted. The [=QE2=]'s crew naturally refuse to help, so the robbers have to drag the crates past gaping passengers who until now had no idea a robbery was in progress.
12th Jun '17 1:13:42 AM JackG
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* In ''Assault on a Queen'' (1966) SubmarinePirates plan to rob the [=QE2=] of a shipment of gold bullion, but run into an unexpected hitch when the crates prove too heavy to be carried unassisted. The [=QE2=]'s crew naturally refuse to help, so the robbers have to drag the crates past gaping passengers who until now had no idea a robbery was in progress.
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