History Main / CantGetInTroubleForNuthin

17th Jul '17 1:30:59 PM AnotherWanderingGhost
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* ''Film/FreakyFriday'' (the classic 1976 version) had ''[[Creator/JodieFoster Jodie Foster's]]'' character driving a car near the end of the movie [[spoiler:to get away from the police.]] As Annabel made a attempt to get the police off her back, the police car was damaged [[spoiler:as it was split apart]] while getting to her mom on time [[spoiler:while on a hang glider in the sky as the water skis destroy the barge that her mom's employees are on, making it sink in the water.]]
* ''Film/ThePrincessDiaries'' had Mia Thermopolis [[spoiler:putting ice cream on Lana's cheerleading uniform and smearing it all over her chest]] while getting Lilly to say "Lana got coned!" out loud (through a megaphone), making Lana really upset at the young princess (as Vice Principal Gupta stops the cheerleader from making fun of her by saying "send it out for dry cleaning" as punishment). Lana was never seen in the sequel [[spoiler:as Disney had written her out.]]
** Also subverted when Mia [[spoiler:and Queen Clarisse]] are taking her light blue Mustang for a test drive in San Francisco when they saw it rolling off one of the steep hills and [[spoiler:into a San Francisco trolley that was crossing,]] the Nun called the police and [[spoiler:a tow truck]] to have her Mustang repaired. As soon as the police got there, [[spoiler:Queen Clarisse uses a hand brake from Mia's Mustang]] to serve them as her royal subjects [[spoiler:while saying "The Genovian Order of the Rose".]] Unfortunately for Disney, this was an inside joke to get [[spoiler:Mia out of jail immediately]] by riding in a police car [[spoiler:along with her estranged grandmother.]] However, near the end of the movie, Mia [[spoiler:uses her newly fixed Mustang to get up the hill]] but is facing a serious punishment of driving without a license [[spoiler:as the rain comes down while saying "I am invisible and I am wet" before singing her reprisal version of "Catch a Falling Star" with the cover down shortly before Joe arrives.]]
29th May '17 10:21:45 PM nombretomado
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* In ''YoungDracula'', Ingrid pulls the fire alarm at school, setting off the sprinklers at the same time, in a deliberate attempt to get suspended so she can prove to father how evil she is. A horrified Vlad shows up and turns off the alarm... just in time to get blamed for setting it off.

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* In ''YoungDracula'', ''Series/YoungDracula'', Ingrid pulls the fire alarm at school, setting off the sprinklers at the same time, in a deliberate attempt to get suspended so she can prove to father how evil she is. A horrified Vlad shows up and turns off the alarm... just in time to get blamed for setting it off.
6th May '17 2:34:32 PM bt8257
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Unfortunately for the focus of the story, every single thing they do [[PlagueOfGoodFortune is appreciated by the intended victims]], from telling them their hat looks stupid ("What? Oh! I hadn't realized I'd put on the wrong hat this morning!") to burning down their house ("Thank you! That house was full of hideous artwork insured for well more than it was worth! I can finally buy medicine for my sick children, and a house that doesn't have asbestos leaking from the ceiling!"). This even happens when the character would normally get in trouble with the victims [[HairTriggerTemper for purely imagined]] [[{{Tsundere}} slights.]] The gratefulness is usually in direct proportion to the heinousness of the misdeed.

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Unfortunately for the focus of the story, story's focus, every single thing they do [[PlagueOfGoodFortune is appreciated by the intended victims]], from telling them their hat looks stupid ("What? Oh! I hadn't realized I'd put on the wrong hat this morning!") to burning down their house ("Thank you! That house was full of hideous artwork insured for well more than it was worth! I can finally buy medicine for my sick children, and a house that doesn't have asbestos leaking from the ceiling!"). This even happens when the character would normally get in trouble with the victims [[HairTriggerTemper for purely imagined]] [[{{Tsundere}} slights.]] The gratefulness is usually in direct proportion to the heinousness of the misdeed.
14th Mar '17 10:50:28 PM Karxrida
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* In an episode of ''Series/{{Batman}}'', the Penguin, acting as a respected restaurateur as part of a CivilianVillain scheme, has considerable difficulty when he actively ''tries'' to get thrown in prison so that he can consult an expert forger criminal colleague. When he was finally sent to prison, he learned [[spoiler: the colleague was just getting released]].

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* In an episode of ''Series/{{Batman}}'', the Penguin, acting as a respected restaurateur as part of a CivilianVillain FalselyReformedVillain scheme, has considerable difficulty when he actively ''tries'' to get thrown in prison so that he can consult an expert forger criminal colleague. When he was finally sent to prison, he learned [[spoiler: the colleague was just getting released]].
6th Dec '16 4:37:09 AM StClair
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* In an episode of ''Series/{{Batman}}'', the Penguin, acting as a respected restaurateur as part of a CivilianVillain scheme, has considerable difficulty when he actively ''tries'' to get thrown in prison so that he can consult an expert forger criminal colleague. When he was finally sent to prison, he learned [[spoiler: the colleague was just getting off]].

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* In an episode of ''Series/{{Batman}}'', the Penguin, acting as a respected restaurateur as part of a CivilianVillain scheme, has considerable difficulty when he actively ''tries'' to get thrown in prison so that he can consult an expert forger criminal colleague. When he was finally sent to prison, he learned [[spoiler: the colleague was just getting off]].released]].
1st Nov '16 10:21:04 PM kristythomas267
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* Donny Osmond tells the story of being encouraged by his agent to rack up a minor arrest or two to get rid of his squeaky-clean image as a young adult. On one occasion, he saw his chance while walking ahead of a random cop, so he turned back nervously and started running. The cop stopped him but let him go as soon as he saw the name on his ID. Osmond later recounted that while it's long been said that a would-be actor "couldn't even get arrested in Hollywood", he had never heard of it being literally true until it happened to him. Unfortunately for his youngest sister, ''MarieOsmond'', he was released from prison.

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* Donny Osmond tells the story of being encouraged by his agent to rack up a minor arrest or two to get rid of his squeaky-clean image as a young adult. On one occasion, he saw his chance while walking ahead of a random cop, so he turned back nervously and started running. The cop stopped him but let him go as soon as he saw the name on his ID. Osmond later recounted that while it's long been said that a would-be actor "couldn't even get arrested in Hollywood", he had never heard of it being literally true until it happened to him. Unfortunately for his youngest sister, ''MarieOsmond'', ''Marie Osmond'', he was released from prison.
1st Nov '16 10:20:31 PM kristythomas267
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* Donny Osmond tells the story of being encouraged by his agent to rack up a minor arrest or two to get rid of his squeaky-clean image as a young adult. On one occasion, he saw his chance while walking ahead of a random cop, so he turned back nervously and started running. The cop stopped him but let him go as soon as he saw the name on his ID. Osmond later recounted that while it's long been said that a would-be actor "couldn't even get arrested in Hollywood", he had never heard of it being literally true until it happened to him. Unfortunately for his youngest sister, ''Music/MarieOsmond'', he was released from prison.

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* Donny Osmond tells the story of being encouraged by his agent to rack up a minor arrest or two to get rid of his squeaky-clean image as a young adult. On one occasion, he saw his chance while walking ahead of a random cop, so he turned back nervously and started running. The cop stopped him but let him go as soon as he saw the name on his ID. Osmond later recounted that while it's long been said that a would-be actor "couldn't even get arrested in Hollywood", he had never heard of it being literally true until it happened to him. Unfortunately for his youngest sister, ''Music/MarieOsmond'', ''MarieOsmond'', he was released from prison.
1st Nov '16 10:19:18 PM kristythomas267
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* Donny Osmond tells the story of being encouraged by his agent to rack up a minor arrest or two to get rid of his squeaky-clean image as a young adult. On one occasion, he saw his chance while walking ahead of a random cop, so he turned back nervously and started running. The cop stopped him but let him go as soon as he saw the name on his ID. Osmond later recounted that while it's long been said that a would-be actor "couldn't even get arrested in Hollywood", he had never heard of it being literally true until it happened to him. Unfortunately for his youngest sister, ''Actress/MarieOsmond'', he was released from prison.

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* Donny Osmond tells the story of being encouraged by his agent to rack up a minor arrest or two to get rid of his squeaky-clean image as a young adult. On one occasion, he saw his chance while walking ahead of a random cop, so he turned back nervously and started running. The cop stopped him but let him go as soon as he saw the name on his ID. Osmond later recounted that while it's long been said that a would-be actor "couldn't even get arrested in Hollywood", he had never heard of it being literally true until it happened to him. Unfortunately for his youngest sister, ''Actress/MarieOsmond'', ''Music/MarieOsmond'', he was released from prison.
1st Nov '16 10:18:42 PM kristythomas267
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* Donny Osmond tells the story of being encouraged by his agent to rack up a minor arrest or two to get rid of his squeaky-clean image as a young adult. On one occasion, he saw his chance while walking ahead of a random cop, so he turned back nervously and started running. The cop stopped him but let him go as soon as he saw the name on his ID. Osmond later recounted that while it's long been said that a would-be actor "couldn't even get arrested in Hollywood", he had never heard of it being literally true until it happened to him. Unfortunately for his youngest sister, ''Creator/MarieOsmond'', he was released from prison.

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* Donny Osmond tells the story of being encouraged by his agent to rack up a minor arrest or two to get rid of his squeaky-clean image as a young adult. On one occasion, he saw his chance while walking ahead of a random cop, so he turned back nervously and started running. The cop stopped him but let him go as soon as he saw the name on his ID. Osmond later recounted that while it's long been said that a would-be actor "couldn't even get arrested in Hollywood", he had never heard of it being literally true until it happened to him. Unfortunately for his youngest sister, ''Creator/MarieOsmond'', ''Actress/MarieOsmond'', he was released from prison.
1st Nov '16 10:17:13 PM kristythomas267
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* Donny Osmond tells the story of being encouraged by his agent to rack up a minor arrest or two to get rid of his squeaky-clean image as a young adult. On one occasion, he saw his chance while walking ahead of a random cop, so he turned back nervously and started running. The cop stopped him but let him go as soon as he saw the name on his ID. Osmond later recounted that while it's long been said that a would-be actor "couldn't even get arrested in Hollywood", he had never heard of it being literally true until it happened to him. Unfortunately for his sister, Marie Osmond (who also did her voice of Rose-Petal in the 1984 cartoon, ''WesternAnimation/RosePetalPlace''), he was freed.

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* Donny Osmond tells the story of being encouraged by his agent to rack up a minor arrest or two to get rid of his squeaky-clean image as a young adult. On one occasion, he saw his chance while walking ahead of a random cop, so he turned back nervously and started running. The cop stopped him but let him go as soon as he saw the name on his ID. Osmond later recounted that while it's long been said that a would-be actor "couldn't even get arrested in Hollywood", he had never heard of it being literally true until it happened to him. Unfortunately for his youngest sister, Marie Osmond (who also did her voice of Rose-Petal in the 1984 cartoon, ''WesternAnimation/RosePetalPlace''), ''Creator/MarieOsmond'', he was freed.released from prison.
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