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23rd Jul '16 4:16:09 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied in a [[CarlBarks Scrooge]] [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse McDuck]] comic where Uncle Scrooge fills his vault with refrigerators filled with his cash because fridges are the last place robbers look. He apparently didn't realize that many burglars also like to take some late-night snack when they're at it.

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* Parodied in a [[CarlBarks [[Creator/CarlBarks Scrooge]] [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse McDuck]] comic where Uncle Scrooge fills his vault with refrigerators filled with his cash because fridges are the last place robbers look. He apparently didn't realize that many burglars also like to take some late-night snack when they're at it.



* ''Film/{{Shaft}}''

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* The WhoopiGoldberg movie ''Film/{{Burglar}}'' has her robbing someone's apartment, as a thief-for-hire, looking for jewelry belonging to the woman who hired her. The loot is discovered inside boxes of frozen foods hidden in the freezer.

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* The WhoopiGoldberg Creator/WhoopiGoldberg movie ''Film/{{Burglar}}'' has her robbing someone's apartment, as a thief-for-hire, looking for jewelry belonging to the woman who hired her. The loot is discovered inside boxes of frozen foods hidden in the freezer.
5th Jun '16 5:28:03 AM foxley
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* ''Series/TheDoctorBlakeMysteries'': In "My Brother's Keeper'', Lucien is musing that one of the confusing things about the case is that no one can work out where the money from the sale of the farm went. Jean remarks offhandedly that she knows where she would hide a large sum of money. The next scene has Lucien sneaking into a suspect's house and finding the cash in a biscuit tin at the bottom of the deep freeze.
23rd Apr '16 6:12:10 AM foxley
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* In the Wim Wenders movie ''Until the End of the World'' (1991), the main character, Claire Tourneur, uses a futuristic looking fridge to stash the bills bank robbers gave her for transporting their loot into Paris.

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* In the Wim Wenders movie ''Until ''Film/{{Until the End of the World'' World}}'' (1991), the main character, Claire Tourneur, uses a futuristic looking fridge to stash the bills bank robbers gave her for transporting their loot into Paris.
23rd Apr '16 5:55:59 AM foxley
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* ''Series/DCIBanks'': In "The Buried", Banks and his team are searching a suspect's flat and find a bag of cash hidden in the freezer. Banks makes a joke about 'frozen assets'.
19th Jan '16 1:45:42 PM MsChibi
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Cold Cash refers to people using the refrigerator or freezer as a place to store valuables, usually cash.

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Cold Cash refers to people using the refrigerator or freezer as a place to store valuables, usually cash. Compare and contrast EmptyFridgeEmptyLife.
1st Jul '15 7:29:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Shaft}}''
* ''CoyoteUgly''. Violet's best friend tosses a roll of cash into her freezer in case of emergency... and even that is cleaned out after robbers ransack the apartment.
* Apparently done in the ''ConfessionsOfAShopaholic'' movie... the trailer shows the main character pulling her credit card out of the freezer, where she's stored it in a block of ice to try and prevent herself from actually using it, although this is also seriously recommended by financial recovery sites as a method for reducing credit card use.
* The WhoopiGoldberg movie ''{{Burglar}}'' has her robbing someone's apartment, as a thief-for-hire, looking for jewelry belonging to the woman who hired her. The loot is discovered inside boxes of frozen foods hidden in the freezer.

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* ''{{Shaft}}''
''Film/{{Shaft}}''
* ''CoyoteUgly''.''Film/CoyoteUgly''. Violet's best friend tosses a roll of cash into her freezer in case of emergency... and even that is cleaned out after robbers ransack the apartment.
* Apparently done in the ''ConfessionsOfAShopaholic'' ''Film/ConfessionsOfAShopaholic'' movie... the trailer shows the main character pulling her credit card out of the freezer, where she's stored it in a block of ice to try and prevent herself from actually using it, although this is also seriously recommended by financial recovery sites as a method for reducing credit card use.
* The WhoopiGoldberg movie ''{{Burglar}}'' ''Film/{{Burglar}}'' has her robbing someone's apartment, as a thief-for-hire, looking for jewelry belonging to the woman who hired her. The loot is discovered inside boxes of frozen foods hidden in the freezer.



* One ''TalesOfTheUnexpected'' short story had a couple hide a diamond in the ice tray, but a burglar found it anyway. [[spoiler:Turns out he'd helped himself to a drink and swallowed it.]]

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* One ''TalesOfTheUnexpected'' ''Literature/TalesOfTheUnexpected'' short story had a couple hide a diamond in the ice tray, but a burglar found it anyway. [[spoiler:Turns out he'd helped himself to a drink and swallowed it.]]



* Gloriously lampshaded in ''TheGoldenGirls'' when their house was robbed. When Blanche discovered her jewels missing from their hiding place in the flour, Dorothy tells her everyone hides their valuables in the flour and the freezer.

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* Gloriously lampshaded in ''TheGoldenGirls'' ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'' when their house was robbed. When Blanche discovered her jewels missing from their hiding place in the flour, Dorothy tells her everyone hides their valuables in the flour and the freezer.



* ''{{Fillmore}}'': One Crook Of The Week hid the ledger of his crimes in the freezer. In the fishsticks box.

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* ''{{Fillmore}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Fillmore}}'': One Crook Of The Week hid the ledger of his crimes in the freezer. In the fishsticks box.



* ''RockyAndBullwinkle'': In the Picayune Pot story arc, Boris Badenov (as gangster Baby Face Braunschweiger) hides out with stolen money in what he thinks is a regular building but is actually an ice factory. Rocky makes two blocks of ice come out--one with Baby Face, the other with the bank money.

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* ''RockyAndBullwinkle'': ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'': In the Picayune Pot story arc, Boris Badenov (as gangster Baby Face Braunschweiger) hides out with stolen money in what he thinks is a regular building but is actually an ice factory. Rocky makes two blocks of ice come out--one with Baby Face, the other with the bank money.
24th May '15 9:43:06 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Hustle}}'': 'Liability' Finch keeps his entire stash hidden in his freezer.

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* ''{{Hustle}}'': ''Series/{{Hustle}}'': 'Liability' Finch keeps his entire stash hidden in his freezer.
28th Apr '15 12:43:03 PM nombretomado
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* In the online segment "Ask a Spy" from ''BurnNotice'', Michael reveals that hiding valuables in the freezer isn't a good idea because professional thieves will find the loot easily.

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* In the online segment "Ask a Spy" from ''BurnNotice'', ''Series/BurnNotice'', Michael reveals that hiding valuables in the freezer isn't a good idea because professional thieves will find the loot easily.
22nd Feb '15 10:35:46 AM cybertoy0
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** In ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMeetsTheBooBrothers'', Scooby, Shaggy, and Scrappy find a diamond and the first clue to the Beauregard plantation treasure in the freezer. The clue explicitly states that Shaggy's uncle put it there for him to find, taking his nephew's BigEater habits into account.
7th Dec '14 9:06:09 AM missmoon
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* The first episode of ''Series/SecretDiaryOfACallGirl'' shows Belle going through her routine when she meets with a client. She first takes his payment, checks it for counterfeit money while on the phone with her agent, and then stashes it in her freezer before she progresses with the encounter.
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