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15th May '17 9:54:22 AM igordebraga
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* When, during ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', Spaceball 1 is transformed into (BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM)...'''Mega Maid'''. They even cut to a shot of the drummer.
** And we're not talking your ordinary, run of the mill snare drum roll: We're talking DramaticTimpani, here.

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* When, during ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', Spaceball 1 is transformed into (BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM)...'''Mega Maid'''. They even cut to a shot Occurs in ''Film/InAndOut'' right before the teacher of the drummer.
** And we're not talking your ordinary, run of the mill snare drum roll: We're talking DramaticTimpani, here.
year reveal. The principal even tries to pull off a joke ("I get so nervous here. Can you hear my heart beating?").



* Fairly common in reggae. Bad Brains uses it a bit (''Right Brigade'' and ''I and I Survive'').
* Music/TheSmashingPumpkins use it at the start of ''Cherub Rock''.
* Done by John Densmore during the Doors song, "The Unknown Soldier".

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* Fairly common in reggae. Bad Brains uses it a bit (''Right Brigade'' ("Right Brigade" and ''I "I and I Survive'').
Survive").
* Music/TheSmashingPumpkins use it at the start of ''Cherub Rock''.
"Cherub Rock".
* Done by John Densmore during the Doors Music/TheDoors' song, "The Unknown Soldier".


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* Occurs at times in ''Westernanimation/GarfieldAndFriends'', specially when Garfield is hosting a TV special-esque episode. One time had Odie grabbing a magician top hat, and the rabbit inside asking "Drum roll" before revealing himself.
23rd Jan '17 6:39:37 PM SgtFrog1
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Drum rolls are frequently the subject of, or the announcement for, [[ParodiedTrope parody]] these days.

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Drum rolls are frequently the subject of, or the announcement for, [[ParodiedTrope parody]] these days.
days. One popular parody is to literally roll a drum across the stage.
14th Jul '16 11:37:36 PM TeraChimera
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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius''. [[TheAce Nick]] asks for a drum roll when he announces that he's going to [[MundaneMadeAwesome style his hair without using his hands]]. Cue [[VisualPun an actual drum rolling across the stage]].
6th Mar '16 1:45:13 PM Eddy1215
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* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "Circus Today" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[DownerEnding play]] {{"Taps"}} [[DownerEnding afterwards.]]

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* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "Circus Today" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[DownerEnding play]] {{"Taps"}} "{{Taps}}" [[DownerEnding afterwards.]]
6th Mar '16 1:44:34 PM Eddy1215
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* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "Circus Today" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[DownerEnding play]] "{{Taps}}" [[DownerEnding afterwards.]]

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* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "Circus Today" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[DownerEnding play]] "{{Taps}}" {{"Taps"}} [[DownerEnding afterwards.]]
6th Mar '16 1:43:33 PM Eddy1215
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* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "Circus Today" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[[[DownerEnding play]] "{{Taps}}" [[DownerEnding afterwards.]]

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* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "Circus Today" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[[[DownerEnding [[DownerEnding play]] "{{Taps}}" [[DownerEnding afterwards.]]
6th Mar '16 1:42:46 PM Eddy1215
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* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "Circus Today" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[DownerEnding play "Taps" afterwards.]]

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* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "Circus Today" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[[[DownerEnding play]] "{{Taps}}" [[DownerEnding play "Taps" afterwards.]]
6th Mar '16 1:30:05 PM Eddy1215
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* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "A Day At The Circus" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[DownerEnding play "Taps" afterwards.]]

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* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "A Day At The Circus" "Circus Today" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[DownerEnding play "Taps" afterwards.]]
27th Jan '16 10:46:27 AM Piando
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* ''Late Show with DavidLetterman'': When someone is about to perform a stunt, Dave will often ask the drummer to provide a drum roll accompaniment.

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* ''Late Show with DavidLetterman'': Creator/DavidLetterman'': When someone is about to perform a stunt, Dave will often ask the drummer to provide a drum roll accompaniment.



* Used unironically on ''HappyDays'' when Fonzie set a world record of jumping over 14 garbage cans on a motorcycle.
* Spoofed several times on ''BeakmansWorld'':

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* Used unironically on ''HappyDays'' ''Series/HappyDays'' when Fonzie set a world record of jumping over 14 garbage cans on a motorcycle.
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* Used in early playings of the pricing game Hole in One on ''ThePriceIsRight''.

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* Used in early playings of the pricing game Hole in One on ''ThePriceIsRight''.''Series/ThePriceIsRight''.




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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', Cyborg requests a drum roll before he unveils the new T-Mobile; Beast Boy obliges by turning into an armadillo and drumming on his belly. He threatens to stop a moment later when Cyborg remarks, "[[LadiesAndGerms Ladies and gentlemen...and whatever Beast Boy is...]]".
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'', before giving a demonstration to Tommy and Chuckie, Angelica asks, "May I have a drum roll please?" And she actually gets one from an unseen source. The opening theme also begins with a drum roll.
* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "A Day At The Circus" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[DownerEnding play "Taps" afterwards.]]

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* In ''SeventeenSeventySix'', George Washington's dispatches are always signed "Your Obedient, G. Washington," with a drumroll preceding his name.

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* In ''SeventeenSeventySix'', ''Theatre/SeventeenSeventySix'', George Washington's dispatches are always signed "Your Obedient, G. Washington," with a drumroll preceding his name. \n\n[[AC:RealLife]]
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', Cyborg requests a drum roll before he unveils the new T-Mobile; Beast Boy obliges by turning into an armadillo and drumming on his belly. He threatens to stop a moment later when Cyborg remarks, "[[LadiesAndGerms Ladies and gentlemen...and whatever Beast Boy is...]]".
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'', before giving a demonstration to Tommy and Chuckie, Angelica asks, "May I have a drum roll please?" And she actually gets one from an unseen source. The opening theme also begins with a drum roll.
* Tex Avery's W-B cartoon "A Day At The Circus" has the circus orchestra's drummer perform a drumroll as a high dive artist does his act. The conductor stops him and cues the trumpeter to [[DownerEnding play "Taps" afterwards.]]
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15th Nov '15 6:34:49 PM nombretomado
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* In an episode of ''{{Rugrats}}'', before giving a demonstration to Tommy and Chuckie, Angelica asks, "May I have a drum roll please?" And she actually gets one from an unseen source. The opening theme also begins with a drum roll.

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* In an episode of ''{{Rugrats}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'', before giving a demonstration to Tommy and Chuckie, Angelica asks, "May I have a drum roll please?" And she actually gets one from an unseen source. The opening theme also begins with a drum roll.
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