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4th Jan '17 7:47:34 PM Geneaux
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* Subverted in ''Manga/DetectiveConan'': the murderer sets up the body of his victim to call him while in full view of his friends, hoping it would give him an alibi by (falsely) invoking this trope, but Conan sees through the rouse.

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* Subverted in ''Manga/DetectiveConan'': the murderer sets up the body of his victim to call him while in full view of his friends, hoping it would give him an alibi by (falsely) invoking this trope, but Conan sees through the rouse.ruse.
11th Dec '16 9:35:35 PM foxley
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* ''Series/MurderSheWrote'': In "Amsterdam Kill", the VictimOfTheWeek is in a phone booth talking to their police contact when the killer rams a car through the booth.
26th Oct '16 4:13:34 PM Morgenthaler
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** "Imperial troops have entered the base. Imperial troops have entered [''static'']"

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** --> "Imperial troops have entered the base. Imperial troops have entered [''static'']"
26th Oct '16 4:12:09 PM Morgenthaler
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*** Parodied in the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' version: the guy just dropped the mike, and picked it back up again.
26th Oct '16 3:49:02 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/Turbulence3HeavyMetal'': The terrorists blow up an air traffic control tower in San Diego while they were on the phone with the FBI.
11th Oct '16 9:13:36 PM oldtimeyradiopictures
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* ''Film/OtherHalves'' features a texting conversation that ends abruptly, due to the murder of one of the character.
26th Aug '16 6:49:15 PM JackG
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* Assumed (though actually averted) in ''La Cattura'' (The Ravine). Creator/DavidMcCallum plays a German soldier sent to capture a partisan female sniper in Yugoslavia. When he enters the ravine, LaResistance taunt him via loudspeakers, showing they know all about him and his mission. He finds a German outpost and gets on the field telephone to complain to his superior, only for the line to be cut.

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* Assumed (though actually averted) in ''La Cattura'' (The Ravine). Creator/DavidMcCallum plays a German soldier sent to capture a partisan female sniper in Yugoslavia. When he enters the ravine, LaResistance taunt him via loudspeakers, showing they know all about him and his mission. He finds a German outpost and gets on the field telephone to complain to his superior, only for the line to be cut.
26th Aug '16 6:49:01 PM JackG
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* Assumed (though actually averted) in ''La Cattura'' (The Ravine). Creator/DavidMcCallum plays a German soldier sent to capture a partisan female sniper in Yugoslavia. When he enters the ravine, LaResistance taunt him via loudspeakers, showing they know all about him and his mission. He finds a German outpost and gets on the field telephone to complain to his superior, only for the line to be cut.
-->'''German officer:''' Hello? Hello? ''(hangs up)'' [[TheHunterBecomesTheHunted She's found him]].
20th Aug '16 11:10:37 PM foxley
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* ''Series/{{Elementary}}'': In "The Five Orange Pipz", the VictimOfTheWeek receives a cryptic warning in the mail and phones his lawyer. However, his lawyer has already been murdered and Captain Gregson answers the phone. While Gregson is talking to the man, someone enters his apartment and kills him.
2nd Aug '16 2:13:49 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* [[spoiler:Maes Hughes]] infamously meets his end in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' while trying to reach [[spoiler:Roy Mustang]] from a pay phone.

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* [[spoiler:Maes Hughes]] infamously meets his end in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' while trying to reach [[spoiler:Roy Mustang]] from a pay phone.phone, [[spoiler: since he got caught [[HeKnowsTooMuch unlocking the]] AncientConspiracy.]]
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