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17th Oct '16 8:27:49 AM Hjortron18
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* Subverted in ''Film/TheWorldsEnd''. When the five men discover the AlianInvasion in their hometown during the pub crawl, they discuss whether they should head back to London and let Andy drive since he is [[TheTeetotal teetotal]]. Cue to Andy [[INeedAFreakingDrink drinking five shots in a row]] as a reaction of what they've just seen.

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* Subverted in ''Film/TheWorldsEnd''. When the five men discover the AlianInvasion AlienInvasion in their hometown during the pub crawl, they discuss whether they should head back to London and let Andy drive since he is [[TheTeetotal [[TheTeetotaler teetotal]]. Cue to Andy [[INeedAFreakingDrink drinking five shots in a row]] as a reaction of what they've just seen.
17th Oct '16 8:27:12 AM Hjortron18
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* Subverted in ''Film/TheWorldsEnd''. When the five men discover the AlianInvasion in their hometown during the pub crawl, they discuss whether they should head back to London and let Andy drive since he is [[TheTeetotal teetotal]]. Cue to Andy [[INeedAFreakingDrink drinking five shots in a row]] as a reaction of what they've just seen.
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1st Sep '16 3:36:38 AM StarTropes
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* One Crestor/JeffFoxworthy bit is about things you can do if you're a designated driver. For example, drop everyone off at the wrong house. Preferably in their boss' front yard.

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* One Crestor/JeffFoxworthy Creator/JeffFoxworthy bit is about things you can do if you're a designated driver. For example, drop everyone off at the wrong house. Preferably in their boss' front yard.
1st Sep '16 3:35:45 AM StarTropes
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* One Crestor/JeffFoxworthy bit is about things you can do if you're a designated driver. For example, drop everyone off at the wrong house. Preferably in their boss' front yard.
--> "Where the hell are my flamingos?"
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21st Aug '16 8:22:14 PM pyroclastic
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It should not be confused with either DesignatedHero or DesignatedVillain, which deals with something else entirely.

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It should not be confused with either DesignatedHero or DesignatedVillain, which deals with something else entirely. If the designated driver's companions are doing things rather more dangerous than drinking, that's a GetawayDriver.
19th Apr '16 5:44:23 PM Pseudoname
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19th Jan '16 11:23:56 AM Shaadowmaaster
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* In a Hollywood Undead song, Charlie Scene states he is the "designated drinker", an obvious parody of this trope
18th Jan '16 8:27:34 PM Bissek
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* In one line of "Beer Run", Garth Brooks laments that it's his turn to drive.
10th Dec '15 5:00:26 PM JDButler
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* Montell Jordan's 1995 hit "This Is How We Do It" contains the lyric
-->So I reach for my 40 and I turn it up
-->Designated driver take the keys to my truck
17th Nov '15 10:21:18 PM CompletelyNormalGuy
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* Captain Amish of ''Webcomic/AtomicLaundromat'' once acted as the designated driver for a number of superheroes. Unfortunately, it didn't work very well. As he is Amish, his "car" is a horse and buggy, and, while the good Captain is a teetotaler, [[http://www.atomiclaundromat.com/comic/designated-rider/ his horse isn't.]]
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