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17th Jun '18 7:33:44 AM GlacierWolf
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*** [[spoiler:Then again, the ''real'' story manages to explain how no one else was able to actually know how Rose Quartz got close to Pink Diamond: Rose ''was'' Pink Diamond all along! The only one else who knew about the real story was her Pearl, the one who sided with the Crystal Gems.]]
15th Jun '18 7:47:50 PM Andyroid
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'''Haddock:''' Failed. [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre There are plenty of others willing to call you a failure. A fool. A loser. A hopeless souse. Don't you ever say it of yourself. You send out the wrong signal, that is what people pick up. Don't you understand? You care about something, you fight for it. You hit a wall, you push through it. There's something you need to know about failure, Tintin. You can never let it defeat you.]]\\

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'''Haddock:''' Failed. [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre There are plenty of others willing to call you a failure. A fool. A loser. A hopeless souse. Don't you ever say it of yourself. ]] You send out the wrong signal, that is what people pick up. Don't you understand? You care about something, you fight for it. You hit a wall, you push through it. There's something you need to know about failure, Tintin. You can never let it defeat you.]]\\\\



* ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'': "Crazy old Maurice, always good for a laugh."

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* ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'': "Crazy Gaston is inspired by the townsfolk's mockery of "crazy old Maurice, always good for a laugh."Maurice" in order to blackmail Belle into marrying him.



* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'': "Love will thaw? Love. Of course. Love!"
* ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'': "...Set it off... now? Yes! That's it! We'll set the trap off ''now!''"
** Ratigan (angry): "Oh, I can just see that insufferable grin on his smug face... (smiling) yes... I can just see it..."

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* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'': "Love will thaw? Love. Of course. Love!"
* ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'': "...Set it off... now? Yes! That's it! We'll set
[[spoiler: Anna's HeroicSacrifice and subsequent DisneyDeath]] near the trap off ''now!''"
end of the movie causes Elsa to have an epiphany as to what "True love can thaw a frozen heart" means, allowing her to gain full control over her powers and stop the endless winter threatening to freeze Arrendelle.
* ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'':
** When Ratigan (angry): realizes Basil is following Fidget to his lair, he growls "Oh, I can just see that insufferable grin on his smug face... (smiling) yes... face..." Then Ratigan grins evilly as he gets the idea to prepare an ambush, and says "Yes... I can ''can'' just see it...""
** Dawson struggles to snap Basil out of a HeroicBSOD while the two are stuck in Ratigan's death trap, then eventually snaps "If you've given up, we might as well set it off now and be done with it!" This gives Basil the idea to set the trap off early at just the right moment in order to not only escape certain death, but free himself, Dawson, and Olivia.



-->'''Kent Mansley''': "Hogarth?" That's an embarrassing name. They might as well have called him "Zeppo" or something. What kinda sick person would name their kid "Hogar...? (stops and looks over to Hogarth's smashed B-B gun which Kent found at the power station. It reads part of Hogarth's name: Hog- Hug) "Hog Hug?" HOG HUG? '''''HOGARTH HUGHES!!!''''' (''screeches his car to a stop'')

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-->'''Kent Mansley''': "Hogarth?" That's an embarrassing name. They might as well have called him "Zeppo" or something. What kinda sick person would name their kid "Hogar...? (stops (''stops and looks over to Hogarth's smashed B-B gun which Kent found at the power station. It reads part of Hogarth's name: Hog- Hug) Hug'') "Hog Hug?" HOG HUG? '''''HOGARTH HUGHES!!!''''' (''screeches his car to a stop'')
10th Jun '18 3:19:43 PM StarTropes
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* Similar to ash Ketchum above, [[TheHero Yugi Muto]] from ''Anime/YuGiOh'' gets these when he realizes how to beat an opponent's seemingly unbeatable combo. One of his most triumphant examples is when he figures out how to defeat [[spoiler:[[PhysicalGod Slifer the Sky Dragon]]]].



* In the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "The First Duty", Picard tasks [=LaForge=] and Data to go over the flight data recorder from Wesley Crusher's shuttle to figure out what caused an devastating crash that took the life of a squadmate. [=LaForge=] is skeptical, but does it anyway. After awhile, Picard approaches them and it seems that they're coming up with the same conclusion Starfleet Academy was - no idea what was going to happen and things seem sketchy, but no concrete proof. [=LaForge=] ''does'' note that the plasma interlock on Wesley's shuttle was opened, which is extremely dangerous as it could ignite the warp drive plasma. This little bit of information makes Picard realize what Nova Squadron was trying to do -- a DangerousForbiddenTechnique.

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* In the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "The First Duty", Picard tasks [=LaForge=] and Data to go over the flight data recorder from Wesley Crusher's shuttle to figure out what caused an devastating crash that took the life of a squadmate. [=LaForge=] is skeptical, but does it anyway. After awhile, Picard approaches them and it seems that they're coming up with the same conclusion Starfleet Academy was - no idea what was going to happen and things seem sketchy, but no concrete proof. [=LaForge=] ''does'' note that the plasma interlock on Wesley's shuttle was opened, which is extremely dangerous as it could ignite the warp drive plasma. This little bit of information makes Picard realize what Nova Squadron was trying to do -- a DangerousForbiddenTechnique.DangerousForbiddenTechnique known as a Koolvord Starburst. Forbidden because the last time it was attempted at the Academy, all five cadets were killed.
31st May '18 7:30:47 PM Lanes17B
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* In the first ''Film/LegallyBlonde'' movie, when Elle is defending her client, [[InheritanceMurder a fitness guru accused of killing her husband to get ahold of his business assets,]] she's a nervous wreck while asking the stepdaughter what she was doing that day. Elle gets her second wind when the witness states that she took a shower after her bi-yearly permanent hair treatment, and Elle surprises the entire court by mentioning that taking a shower after a permanent will render the chemicals' effect on the hair.

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* In the first ''Film/LegallyBlonde'' movie, when Elle is defending her client, [[InheritanceMurder a fitness guru accused of killing her husband to get ahold of his business assets,]] she's a nervous wreck while asking the stepdaughter what she was doing that day. Elle gets her second wind when the witness states that she took a shower after her bi-yearly permanent hair treatment, and Elle surprises the entire court by mentioning that taking a shower after a permanent will render the chemicals' effect on the hair.hair ineffective. After some more questioning its revealed that the stepdaughter was waiting to ambush his father's wife, but accidentally shot him dead, [[FrameUp and pinned it on her stepmother.]]


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* In the ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'' episode where it looks like Hal is going to prison after the [[CorruptCorporateExecutive executives at his his company]] used him as their FallGuy, he confides in Malcolm that he was terrible employee who barely did anything, and took Fridays off. When Francis is talking to Malcolm about having himself legally emancipated, and that he and Piama can take care of Jaimie and Dewey, Malcolm has a realization and needs to tell Hal immediately, but decides to wait until he's done having sex with Lois. At the trial, Hal testifies that he took Fridays off without permission, and when he's asked how's that relevant, Hal states that Malcolm figured out that the days where he was supposed to be conducting illegal pay offs, and other shady white collar crimes, were all Fridays. When asked if he could prove himself, he shows his "memory box" is full of souvenirs and memorabilia from all the places he visited on the Fridays he didn't show up for work.
28th May '18 12:11:44 AM LittleDancerGirl
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** Somewhat less common in the last two seasons, though it still happens.
13th May '18 12:10:24 PM JGChan
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* ''Series/{{Galileo}}'': Yukawa gets a particularly hammy one [[OnceAnEpisode every case]], involving him writing [[EEqualsMCHammer equations of uncertain relevance]] on the nearest available surface, while the show's guitar theme starts playing and snippets of previous scenes zoom past, and ending with him in a characteristic pose with his fingers over his face. At that point, we can be fairly certain he's figured out the case (or at least, the scientific part of it that he's interested in).
8th Apr '18 7:40:56 PM Andyroid
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* At the end of ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'', Mike, realizing that in getting the BigBad arrested they've gotten the factory closed, put hundreds of monsters out of work and made the energy crisis worse, tries to downgrade the events by saying, "But hey! At least we got a few laughs, right?" This causes Sully to make the connection that [[spoiler:the energy produced by a child's laughter is ten times more powerful than the energy produced by their screams]].
** A bit earlier, Mike and Sulley try to escape from Randall and Mike says that they'll start a new life far away, shouting "Goodbye, Monsters Inc.! Goodbye, Mr. Waternoose!". This gets Sulley the idea to tell Waternoose about Randall's plot and hopefully solve the dilemma. [[spoiler:That turned out to be a big mistake.]]

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* At the end of ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'', Mike, realizing that in getting the BigBad arrested they've gotten the factory closed, put hundreds of monsters out of work and made the energy crisis worse, tries to downgrade the events by saying, "But hey! At least we got a few laughs, right?" This causes Sully to make the connection that [[spoiler:the energy produced by a child's laughter is ten times more powerful than the energy produced by their screams]].
''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'':
** A bit earlier, Mike and Sulley try to escape from Randall and Mike says that they'll start a new life far away, shouting "Goodbye, Monsters Inc.! Goodbye, Mr. Waternoose!". This gets Sulley the idea to tell Waternoose about Randall's plot and hopefully solve the dilemma. [[spoiler:That turned out to be a big mistake.]]mistake, as Randall is working ''for'' Mister Waternoose on the "scream extractor" project.]]
** At the end of the movie Mike, realizing that in getting the BigBad arrested they've gotten the factory closed, put hundreds of monsters out of work and made the energy crisis worse, tries to downgrade the events by saying, "But hey! At least we got a few laughs, right?" This causes Sully to make the connection that [[spoiler:the energy produced by a child's laughter is ten times more powerful than the energy produced by their screams]].



* Inside Out has Joy [[spoiler: breaking down and crying over Riley's forgotten memories, and one of the tears lands on a happy memory of Riley's hockey team cheering for her. Joy wipes away the tear, rewinding the memory and turning it sad, as she is sitting on a tree looking depressed because she missed the winning shot, losing the game. Joy fast forwards the memory slowly which shows Riley's mom and dad comforting her on the branch, followed by the team, which turns it happy again. Joy realizes how Sadness can lead to happy memories, and the role that Sadness plays in Riley's mind: "Mom and Dad...the team...they came to help because of ''Sadness''."]]

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* Inside Out ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' has Joy [[spoiler: breaking down and crying over Riley's forgotten memories, and one of the tears lands on a happy memory of Riley's hockey team cheering for her. Joy wipes away the tear, rewinding the memory and turning it sad, as she is sitting on a tree looking depressed because she missed the winning shot, losing the game. Joy fast forwards the memory slowly which shows Riley's mom and dad comforting her on the branch, followed by the team, which turns it happy again. Joy realizes how Sadness can lead to happy memories, and the role that Sadness plays in Riley's mind: "Mom and Dad...the team...they came to help because of ''Sadness''."]]



-->'''Flynn''': My real name is Eugene Fitzherbert. I figured someone should know.\\

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-->'''Flynn''': [[GivenNameReveal My real name name]] is Eugene Fitzherbert. I figured someone should know.\\



** "I'm the missing princess...."

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** Near the end of the movie, Rapunzel realizes who she really is when she sees [[spoiler: the royal symbol for Corona subconsciously hidden in her murals.]] "I'm the missing princess...."



** Vanellope gets her own when she sees Ralph hammering away at a [[spoiler:seemingly]] indestructible Jawbreaker. [[spoiler:The second she mentions it's indestructible, Ralph splits it in half, and Vanellope's eyes light up.]]

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** Vanellope gets her own when she sees Ralph hammering away at a [[spoiler:seemingly]] seemingly indestructible Jawbreaker. [[spoiler:The [[TemptingFate The second she mentions it's indestructible, indestructible]], Ralph splits it in half, and Vanellope's eyes light up.]]up as she gets the idea to get Ralph's help in breaking into the cart factory to make her a race car.
1st Mar '18 6:32:19 PM Hjortron18
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''[camera cut to [[spoiler:a ''prototype arc reactor'']'']]

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''[camera cut to [[spoiler:a ''prototype a'' [[spoiler: prototype arc reactor'']'']]
1st Mar '18 6:25:24 PM Hjortron18
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** ''Film/IronMan2'' : [[spoiler:While trying to perfect the arc reactor, Tony suddenly finds inspiration in his father's miniature model of the first Stark Expo. Of course, his dad did that quite on purpose during the video he left behind for Tony]].

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** ''Film/IronMan2'' : [[spoiler:While While trying to perfect the arc reactor, Tony suddenly [[spoiler:suddenly finds inspiration in his father's miniature model of the first Stark Expo. Of course, his dad did that quite on purpose during the video he left behind for Tony]].



[[spoiler:Camera cut to the City of the Future]]\\
[[spoiler:Camera cut to the Unisphere]]\\
[[spoiler:Camera cut to a ''prototype arc reactor'']]
** ( [[spoiler:It seems that they did some research on the missing element. The element in question (118) does exist as "Ununoctium" though it is radioactive and only lasts for a very short time before decaying. It can only be synthesized with the help of a particle accelerator.]]
* ( Happens to Tony again in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'', when he realizes that [[spoiler: Loki is using Stark Tower to launch the alien invasion]].
--->'''Tony Stark''': He knows he has to take us out to win, right? That's what he wants. He wants to beat us, he wants to be seen doing it. He wants an audience.\\

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[[spoiler:Camera ''[camera cut to the [[spoiler:the City of the Future]]\\
[[spoiler:Camera
Future]'']]\\
''[camera
cut to the Unisphere]]\\
[[spoiler:Camera
[[spoiler:the Unisphere]'']]\\
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cut to a [[spoiler:a ''prototype arc reactor'']]
reactor'']'']]
** ( [[spoiler:It It seems that they did some research on the [[spoiler:the missing element. The element in question (118) does exist as "Ununoctium" though it is radioactive and only lasts for a very short time before decaying. It can only be synthesized with the help of a particle accelerator.]]
* ( Happens to Tony again in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'', when he realizes that [[spoiler: Loki is using Stark Tower to launch the alien invasion]].
--->'''Tony -->'''Tony Stark''': He knows he has to take us out to win, right? That's what he wants. He wants to beat us, he wants to be seen doing it. He wants an audience.\\
6th Feb '18 8:15:45 PM LittleDancerGirl
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** Lampshaded at one point by Amita, who had been talking to Charlie about a break in at his house until Charlie suddenly makes a connection to the case.
--->'''Amita''': Are we not talking about the same thing anymore?
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