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8th Jan '17 9:49:55 PM Gamermaster
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* In the Literature/{{Child Ballad|s}} ''Literature/SirAldingar'', Aldingar is mortally wounded by the mysterious champion, and confesses his MaliciousSlander before he dies.]]

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* In the Literature/{{Child Ballad|s}} ''Literature/SirAldingar'', Aldingar is mortally wounded by the mysterious champion, and confesses his MaliciousSlander before he dies.]]
11th Oct '16 7:22:14 AM bradleysigma
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In evidence law, such a confession (or anything said while dying, really), is a ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dying_declaration dying declaration]]''. Dying declarations are not subject to the usual rules of hearsay, and can thus be admissible when they otherwise wouldn't be. The theory behind this is that nobody about to die would have a reason to lie, [[ThanatosGambit would they]]?
10th Oct '16 4:27:20 AM JackG
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* ''Series/{{Quark}}''. Before beaming down to a planet on a suicide mission, Captain Quark asks which of the [[BridgeBunnies Betties]] is the clone. [[RunningGag As usual]] they each point at the other. "She is!"

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* Played for laughs on ''Series/{{Quark}}''. Before beaming down to a planet on a an apparent suicide mission, Captain Quark asks his identical BridgeBunnies to finally tell him which of the [[BridgeBunnies Betties]] one is really the clone. [[RunningGag As usual]] they each point at the other. "She is!"
10th Oct '16 4:24:55 AM JackG
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* ''Series/{{Quark}}''. Before beaming down to a planet on a suicide mission, Captain Quarks asks which of the [[BridgeBunnies Betties]] is the clone. [[RunningGag As usual]] they each point at the other. "She is!"

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* ''Series/{{Quark}}''. Before beaming down to a planet on a suicide mission, Captain Quarks Quark asks which of the [[BridgeBunnies Betties]] is the clone. [[RunningGag As usual]] they each point at the other. "She is!"
10th Oct '16 4:24:26 AM JackG
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* In the TV adaptation of ''Literature/{{Nostromo}}'', the title character is about to confess that he'd stolen the [[MineralMacGuffin silver]] after he's fatally shot, but Lady Gould hushes him, as he's always taken such pride in his incorruptible reputation. "It was lost at sea."

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* In the TV adaptation of ''Literature/{{Nostromo}}'', the title character is about to confess that he'd stolen the [[MineralMacGuffin silver]] after he's being fatally shot, but Lady Gould hushes him, as he's Nostromo has always taken such pride in his incorruptible reputation. "It was lost at sea.""
* ''Series/{{Quark}}''. Before beaming down to a planet on a suicide mission, Captain Quarks asks which of the [[BridgeBunnies Betties]] is the clone. [[RunningGag As usual]] they each point at the other. "She is!"
5th Sep '16 6:02:50 PM JackG
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* In the TV adaptation of ''Literature/{{Nostromo}}'', the title character is about to confess that he'd stolen the [[MineralMcGuffin silver]] after he's fatally shot, but Lady Gould hushes him, as he's always taken such pride in his incorruptible reputation. "It was lost at sea."

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* In the TV adaptation of ''Literature/{{Nostromo}}'', the title character is about to confess that he'd stolen the [[MineralMcGuffin [[MineralMacGuffin silver]] after he's fatally shot, but Lady Gould hushes him, as he's always taken such pride in his incorruptible reputation. "It was lost at sea."
5th Sep '16 6:01:40 PM JackG
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* In the TV adaptation of ''Literature/{{Nostromo}}'', the title character is about to confess that he'd stolen the [[MineralMcGuffin silver]] after he's fatally shot, but Lady Gould hushes him, as he's always taken such pride in his incorruptible reputation. "It was lost at sea."
24th Jul '16 9:05:33 AM JackG
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* ''Series/{{Oz}}''. After a criminal on Death Row has his final appeal rejected, he calmly confesses to a bunch of other murders, revealing that he is in fact a SerialKiller.

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* ''Series/{{Oz}}''. ''Series/{{Oz}}''.
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After a criminal on Death Row has his final appeal rejected, he calmly confesses to a bunch of other murders, revealing that he is in fact a SerialKiller.
24th Jul '16 9:02:52 AM JackG
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* ''TheProfessionals''. The episode "Everest Was Also Conquered" starts with the former head of MI6 saying "I killed Suzie Carter" on his deathbed. Suzie Carter was a witness at a 1953 corruption inquiry who [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident supposedly committed suicide]].

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* ''TheProfessionals''. The episode "Everest Was Also Conquered" starts with the former head of MI6 saying "I killed Suzie Carter" on his deathbed. Suzie Carter was a witness at a 1953 corruption inquiry who [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident supposedly committed suicide]]. This causes a [[YouKnowTooMuch series of murders]] as the other conspirators race to cover up their involvement.
5th Jul '16 11:52:40 AM Pichu-kun
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* In the GoldenAge ''[[{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]]'' stories, Billy is called to the deathbed of his childhood nurse, Sarah Primm, who tells him that he has a twin sister who was adopted by another family after his parents died. She gives him [[OrphansPlotTrinket half of a locket]], explaining that his sister has the rest of it. Almost immediately he realizes a girl he just met, Mary Bromfield, was wearing the other half, and she winds up becoming [[DistaffCounterpart Mary Marvel]].

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* In the GoldenAge ''[[{{Shazam}} ''[[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]]'' stories, Billy is called to the deathbed of his childhood nurse, Sarah Primm, who tells him that he has a twin sister who was adopted by another family after his parents died. She gives him [[OrphansPlotTrinket half of a locket]], explaining that his sister has the rest of it. Almost immediately he realizes a girl he just met, Mary Bromfield, was wearing the other half, and she winds up becoming [[DistaffCounterpart Mary Marvel]].



* In Creator/{{Disney}}'s version of ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1993'', Milady de Winter tells Athos what she knows about the assassination plot against the King moments before her execution. While the information she shared was not about herself, it was symbolic in her bringing her soul clean and becoming the woman she was when married to Athos.

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* In Creator/{{Disney}}'s version of ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1993'', ''Film/{{The Three Musketeers|1993}}'', Milady de Winter tells Athos what she knows about the assassination plot against the King moments before her execution. While the information she shared was not about herself, it was symbolic in her bringing her soul clean and becoming the woman she was when married to Athos.


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* At the end of ''Film/WhateverHappenedToBabyJane'', a dying [[spoiler:Blanche]] reveals that [[spoiler:her sister Jane didn't cripple her. She did it to herself when she got into an accident trying to kill Jane]]. This ended up being a famous TwistEnding.
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