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5th Jun '16 6:55:27 AM Kinswaous
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* ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'': Gravediggers are recurring characters in this series, usually using ''formol'' as perfume, named [[PunnyName Mortimer or Rigor O'Mortis]], have vultures as pets and already coming to take measurements for the coffins before the cowboys are actually shot down. The most recurring undertaker has a pale skin color, sometimes green and creep out almost anyone they talk to (it doesn't help that to express their gratitude by with custom-fitted coffin). Subverted in a few strips where one is shown to play violin at a party (all for the sake of a LifeOfTheParty pun) or when one, after a burial, asks if anybody wants to use his cabs to go back in town and say.

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* ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'': Gravediggers Undertakers are recurring characters in this series, usually using ''formol'' as perfume, named [[PunnyName Mortimer or Rigor O'Mortis]], have vultures as pets and already coming to take measurements for the coffins before the cowboys are actually shot down. The most recurring undertaker has a pale skin color, sometimes green and creep out almost anyone they talk to (it doesn't help that to express their gratitude by with custom-fitted coffin). Subverted in a few strips where one is shown to play violin at a party (all for the sake of a LifeOfTheParty pun) or when one, after a burial, asks if anybody wants to use his cabs to go back in town and say.
29th May '16 6:21:17 PM ANTMuddle
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* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' gives us Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard. His habits include going into unnecessary detail in describing what he is doing around the team, [[TruthInTelevision talking to those he is performing an autopsy on]], and his criminal psychology degree means that he talks about the mess in a killer's mind with almost as much detail as he describes the mess in the body of their victims. Also, Gibbs will occasionally bring an uncooperative suspect down so Ducky can explain to them ''exactly'' what will happen to their bodies if they don't start cooperating.

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* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' gives us Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard. His habits include going into unnecessary detail in describing what he is doing around the team, [[TruthInTelevision talking to those he is performing an autopsy on]], and his criminal psychology degree means that he talks about the mess in a killer's mind with almost as much detail as he describes the mess in the body of their victims. Also, Gibbs will occasionally [[ScareEmStraight bring an uncooperative suspect down down]] so Ducky can explain to them ''exactly'' what will happen to their bodies if they don't start cooperating.
15th May '16 6:22:08 PM TSBasilisk
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** A few one-shot funeral home workers also get this treatment to some degree.
13th May '16 11:32:26 AM MsChibi
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* ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'' had Mr. Hammerick (played by Creator/JohnWaters), who liked to arrange the deceased in what he called the "Living Tableau". That is, he would arrange them for viewing, not in a coffin, but posed doing their favorite thing. (This isn't always popular with the families, who often wish for a more traditional burial, which he finds to be cliched and boring.)
16th Mar '16 6:31:50 AM Willbyr
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16th Mar '16 6:31:09 AM Willbyr
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[[quoteright:350:[[WebAnimation/TheBackwaterGospel http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/rsz_backwater_gospel_4916.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:350:For as long as anyone can remember, the coming of the undertaker has meant the coming of death.]]

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[[quoteright:350:[[WebAnimation/TheBackwaterGospel [[quoteright:350:[[Film/BodyBags http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/rsz_backwater_gospel_4916.org/pmwiki/pub/images/body_bags_john_carpenter1.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:350:For as long as anyone can remember, the coming of the undertaker has meant the coming of death.]]
10th Mar '16 12:48:03 PM StFan
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* The Coffin Man from ''VideoGame/Baroque'' is a humorous/lighthearted verison of this trope.

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* The Coffin Man from ''VideoGame/Baroque'' ''VideoGame/{{Baroque}}'' is a humorous/lighthearted verison version of this trope.



* ''TheSimpsons'' - Homer and Bart visit a funeral parlor run by a creepy VincentPrice type. When Bart gets locked in a coffin and starts screaming in terror he chuckles "ohh, the living!"

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* ''TheSimpsons'' - ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Homer and Bart visit a funeral parlor run by a creepy VincentPrice type. When Bart gets locked in a coffin and starts screaming in terror he chuckles "ohh, the living!"



10th Mar '16 4:03:39 AM eroock
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* ''ComicBook/PierreTombal'': Pierre the gravedigger himself isn't scary, just the fact that all the dead people in his cemetery are living skeletons whom he (and others) treat as residents in the place.
21st Jan '16 10:40:49 PM KidDynamite
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** Moody maintained his mortician certifications all the while he was a wrestling manager, and returned to the funeral trade after his time as a wrestling manager ended. He told of several times someone at a funeral would recognize him, and want to take a picture of him with the recently-deceased. He always declined.
27th Dec '15 11:33:49 AM StarTropes
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* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' gives us Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard. His habits include going into unnecessary detail in describing what he is doing around the team, [[TruthInTelevision talking to those he is performing an autopsy on]], and his criminal psychology degree means that he talks about the mess in a killer's mind with almost as much detail as he describes the mess in the body of their victims. Also, Gibbs will occasionally bring an uncooperative suspect down so Ducky can explain to them ''exactly'' what will happen to their bodies if they continue not to cooperate.

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* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' gives us Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard. His habits include going into unnecessary detail in describing what he is doing around the team, [[TruthInTelevision talking to those he is performing an autopsy on]], and his criminal psychology degree means that he talks about the mess in a killer's mind with almost as much detail as he describes the mess in the body of their victims. Also, Gibbs will occasionally bring an uncooperative suspect down so Ducky can explain to them ''exactly'' what will happen to their bodies if they continue not to cooperate.don't start cooperating.
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