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25th Nov '16 8:21:19 AM GlassRain
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* ''Webcomic/AngelMoxie'': The realm of the Higher Authority, which the characters answer to, turns out to work like this. Appeals to the Authority are handled by a receptionist who manifests as a squirrel.
17th Oct '16 9:17:45 AM TastySauce
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->''"Heaven isn't full but the car park is. Since 1993 blessed souls have been driving around looking for a space."''

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->''"Heaven ->"Heaven isn't full but the car park is. Since 1993 blessed souls have been driving around looking for a space."''"
13th Oct '16 9:01:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/TheGrievousJourneyOfIchabodAzrael'': Purgatory/limbo is a wasteland where the souls of the formerly living wait in line at the bank of a river guarded by demonic horsemen before receiving judgment by TheFerryman, who will take them to their final destination.
25th Sep '16 11:03:28 AM Prfnoff
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* The 1941 film ''Here Comes Mr. Jordan'', which features bungled soul reaping by an officious (psychopompous?) angel known only as 7013, as part of a rather airline-esque afterlife.

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* The 1941 film ''Here Comes Mr. Jordan'', which ''Film/HereComesMrJordan'' features bungled soul reaping by an officious (psychopompous?) angel known only as 7013, as part of a rather airline-esque afterlife.
24th Sep '16 8:58:20 PM CountDorku
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* The forces of cosmic evil are this in ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater''. At one point Black Mage's patron mentions that having him take over Hell is an unacceptable form of apocalypse because there's just way too much paperwork.
-->'''Black Mage:''' Evil has middle management?\\
'''Unnamed Evil God/"Darko, Dark God of the Dark":''' Are you kidding? That's all we are.
15th Sep '16 9:23:57 AM zarpaulus
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* In ''[[TabletopGame/{{Ironclaw}} Jadeclaw]]'' Zhōngguó, being not merely a FantasyCounterpartCulture but even sharing a name with China, believes in a celestial bureaucracy. And one of the sample characters is a dragon who was fired from his job in the weather department for sleeping on the job and causing a flood, as shown in [[http://us-p.vclart.net/vcl/Artists/Helvetica/jadeclaw-comic-1.jpg this]] [[http://us-p.vclart.net/vcl/Artists/Helvetica/jadeclaw-comic-2.jpg comic]].
15th Sep '16 7:53:56 AM zarpaulus
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* ''Webcomic/{{Housepetes}}'' is said to have a [[http://www.housepetscomic.com/2012/05/30/slide-rule/ celestial bureaucracy]] when Pete is tried for altering Joel/King's fate by turning him from a human into a dog. The eventual charge was "complicating matters in the celestial bureaucracy."

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* ''Webcomic/{{Housepetes}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Housepets}}'' is said to have a [[http://www.housepetscomic.com/2012/05/30/slide-rule/ celestial bureaucracy]] when Pete is tried for altering Joel/King's fate by turning him from a human into a dog. The eventual charge was "complicating matters in the celestial bureaucracy."
28th Aug '16 11:24:47 PM CountDorku
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** Holt loves this one. In ''Paint Your Dragon'', Hell is portrayed as a bureaucracy, and Chardonay is explicitly referred to as Management.
31st Jul '16 4:24:08 PM eroock
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* In the film ''Liliom'' (and the Hungarian play it's based on), the eponymous character discovers after his suicide that Heaven is exactly like the police station he was in earlier in the film, from his treatment by the man at the desk to the sign on the wall that says "No Spitting".
31st Jul '16 4:20:41 PM eroock
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May overlap with HellOfAHeaven. Do not confuse it with the video game series ''VideoGame/DeptHeaven''. May overlap with DontFearTheReaper.

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May overlap with HellOfAHeaven.HellOfAHeaven or MundaneAfterlife. Do not confuse it with the video game series ''VideoGame/DeptHeaven''. May overlap with DontFearTheReaper.
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