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21st Apr '17 11:27:06 AM JonnyB
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* Frisbee smokes one when he's doing his scholarly thinking in ''Film/ASongIsBorn''.
9th Apr '17 9:54:42 AM nombretomado
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* Dan Rowan of ''Rowan and Martin's LaughIn''

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* Dan Rowan of ''Rowan and Martin's LaughIn''''Series/RowanAndMartinsLaughIn''
16th Feb '17 5:36:50 AM Winter
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* Ada Lovelace of ''Webcomic/TheThrillingAdventuresOfLovelaceAndBabbage'' smokes like a steam engine and has a decent collection of pipes. It underlines her general "I'm better than you" demeanour that comes from a combination of genius and nobility.
11th Jan '17 6:11:55 PM nombretomado
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* The 1986 BBC production of Dorothy L. Sayers' ''Strong Poison''. LordPeterWimsey smokes cigarettes (he offers one to the father of the murder victim while interviewing him), yet when he's trying to defend his last working hypothesis to Inspector Parker, he says, "Give me the statutory dressing gown and an ounce of shag and I'll dispose of that in a brace of shakes." The next scene depicts Wimsey smoking a pipe during an all-nighter of study, with open volumes of toxicology and forensic medicine strewn about. He reverts to a cigarette in the early hours of the morning as he discusses the case with Bunter one last time. This has the superiority bit, since Wimsey is proving the police have arrested and tried the wrong person (a trial that thanks to Miss Murchson ended in a hung jury) by building a case against someone else. It's also clearly a reference to Holmes, and it doesn't hurt that Wimsey is an aristocrat (younger son of the Duke of Denver).

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* The 1986 BBC production of Dorothy L. Sayers' ''Strong Poison''. LordPeterWimsey Literature/LordPeterWimsey smokes cigarettes (he offers one to the father of the murder victim while interviewing him), yet when he's trying to defend his last working hypothesis to Inspector Parker, he says, "Give me the statutory dressing gown and an ounce of shag and I'll dispose of that in a brace of shakes." The next scene depicts Wimsey smoking a pipe during an all-nighter of study, with open volumes of toxicology and forensic medicine strewn about. He reverts to a cigarette in the early hours of the morning as he discusses the case with Bunter one last time. This has the superiority bit, since Wimsey is proving the police have arrested and tried the wrong person (a trial that thanks to Miss Murchson ended in a hung jury) by building a case against someone else. It's also clearly a reference to Holmes, and it doesn't hurt that Wimsey is an aristocrat (younger son of the Duke of Denver).
19th Dec '16 8:04:04 AM Rhodes7
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* Bill Kraft and John Rumford in ''Literature/{{Victoria}}'' both smoke pipes.
27th Nov '16 10:53:46 PM DecadentMeerkat
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* Female example: Physsil in ''Literature/WisePhuul'' smokes one.
5th Nov '16 10:54:18 AM BattleMaster
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* A ''[[WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones Flintstones]]'' print comic has Fred trying to buy such a pipe in a shop, but he's outraged at the price (a shockingly high ten dollars!) and demands something cheaper, so the salesman gives him a water pipe from the sink.
29th Sep '16 12:30:59 PM Morgenthaler
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* JosephStalin

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3rd Aug '16 1:17:07 AM Jake
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** And although only Granada's classic adaptation with Jeremy Brett as Holmes is the only adaptation that remembers this, Sherlock switched to cigarettes when pipes went out of fashion.

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** And although only Granada's classic adaptation with Jeremy Brett as Holmes is the only adaptation that remembers this, unless you count [[Series/{{Sherlock}} nicotine patches]], Sherlock switched to cigarettes when pipes went out of fashion.
1st Aug '16 5:16:46 AM Morgenthaler
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** [[http://www.garfield.com/comics/vault.html?yr=1989&addr=890427 When Garfield and Jon are absent,]] Odie watches a documentary about Mozart, reads WarAndPeace and dresses like the gentleman from the trope page, pipe included.

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** [[http://www.garfield.com/comics/vault.html?yr=1989&addr=890427 When Garfield and Jon are absent,]] Odie watches a documentary about Mozart, reads WarAndPeace Literature/WarAndPeace and dresses like the gentleman from the trope page, pipe included.
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