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13th Apr '18 10:42:37 AM Muppet
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* One episode of SocietyOfVirtue has a Galactus-like alien menacing earth. The heroes initially don't understand what it wants until Flaring Roach correctly deduces that it is a lawyer threatening to destroy earth for a copyright violation. Big Bang initially dismisses the idea saying that just because the alien is a HumanoidAbomination PlanetEater does not mean it's a lawyer, he then realizes that Flaring Roach is right.
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* One episode of SocietyOfVirtue has a Galactus-like alien menacing earth. The heroes initially don't understand what it wants until Flaring Roach correctly deduces that it is a lawyer threatening to destroy earth for a copyright violation. Big Bang initially dismisses the idea saying that just because the alien is a HumanoidAbomination PlanetEater does not mean it's a lawyer, he then realizes that Flaring Roach is right.
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* One episode of WebOriginal/SocietyOfVirtue has a Galactus-like alien menacing earth. The heroes initially don't understand what it wants until Flaring Roach correctly deduces that it is a lawyer threatening to destroy earth for a copyright violation. Big Bang initially dismisses the idea saying that just because the alien is a HumanoidAbomination PlanetEater does not mean it's a lawyer, he then realizes that Flaring Roach is right.
13th Apr '18 6:39:44 AM Muppet
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* One episode of SocietyOfVirtue has a Galactus-like alien menacing earth. The heroes initially don't understand what it wants until Flaring Roach correctly deduces that it is a lawyer threatening to destroy earth for a copyright violation. Big Bang initially dismisses the idea saying that just because the alien is a HumanoidAbomination PlanetEater does not mean it's a lawyer, he then realizes that Flaring Roach is right.
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27th Mar '18 6:33:40 PM AnoneMouseJr
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* Creator/BruceCoville's ''Nina Tanleven'' series does this in ''The Ghost in the Big Brass Bed'', where Chris remarks that her father says "You shouldn't believe anything you hear from a lawyer."
-->'''Nine''': "I thought your uncle was a lawyer."
-->'''Chris''' (laughing): "He's the reason my dad says that!"
23rd Mar '18 10:38:36 PM DrFraud
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* In the AU ''Fanfic/KitsuneNoKenFistOfTheFox'', [[ObviouslyEvil Orochimaru]] has been turned in a lawyer. While [[AdaptationalHeroism While he's good in this story's continuity]], he's first seen having successfully got Dosu, Zaku and Kin (members of Mizuki's gang) out on bail... And [[GenreSavvy complains that he's going to be on the receiving end of these]].

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* In the AU ''Fanfic/KitsuneNoKenFistOfTheFox'', [[ObviouslyEvil Orochimaru]] has been turned in into a lawyer. While [[AdaptationalHeroism While he's good in this story's continuity]], he's first seen having successfully got Dosu, Zaku and Kin (members of Mizuki's gang) out on bail... And [[GenreSavvy complains that he's going to be on the receiving end of these]].


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* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12768475/4/Mistakes-and-Second-Chances Mistakes and Second Chances]]'':
-->Hey, who said Slytherins were all dark and evil? I mean yeah, [Daphne's] dad is a solicitor which is just one step below being a Dark Lord, but it's not like everyone's brimming with magical power and has a hankering for the dark arts.
30th Dec '17 10:15:06 PM BoukenDutch
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* ''ComicStrip/DeRechter'': The Lawyer is frequently the target of these kind of jokes. One example: during his vacation, the Lawyer goes diving and runs into a shark. The two politely greet each other as colleagues.
30th Dec '17 7:30:08 PM scooter
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* Once on ''Radio/WaitWaitDontTellMe'' Peter Sagal related a conversation in which he'd mentioned to an acquaintance that his brother was a lawyer. When the acquaintance expressed sympathy, Peter hastened to reassure him.
-->'''Peter Sagal:''' No, no, he's a ''good'' lawyer.
-->'''Acquaintance:''' Oh, when did he pass?
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20th Dec '17 9:55:59 PM nanakiro
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* ''Series/ThirtyRock'' riffs on a classic old lawyer joke with Stephen Black, a lawyer who works at the firm "Dewey, Cheatham and and Livingston." This is a reference to the old joke name for a law firm "Dewey, Cheatham and Howe," which is a pun on "Do we cheat 'em and how!"

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* ''Series/ThirtyRock'' riffs on a classic old lawyer joke with Stephen Black, a lawyer who works at the firm "Dewey, Cheatham and and Livingston." This is a subverted reference to the old joke name for a law firm "Dewey, of "[[TheLawFirmOfPunPunAndWordplay Dewey, Cheatham and Howe," Howe]]", which is a pun on "Do we cheat 'em and 'em? And how!"
28th Nov '17 4:12:40 PM AgentSkyblueM7
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** Timmy originally outsmarted [[JackassGenie Norm The Genie]] by realizing he needed "someone as dishonest and devious" as him. So he wishes for a lawyer that helps him get Norm to undo the previous wishes.
20th Nov '17 1:45:12 PM cybertoy0
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* In the ''Series/{{Dinosaurs}}'' episode "Life in the Faust Lane", when Earl is about to sell his soul:

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In the ''Series/{{Dinosaurs}}'' episode "Life in the Faust Lane", when Earl is about to sell his soul:


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** According to Mr. Ashland in "Power Erupts", the leaders of the [=WESAYSO=] MegaCorp do not eat their enemies- that's what their lawyers are for.
18th Nov '17 11:00:30 AM EDP
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* In the AU ''Fanfic/KitsuneNoKenFistOfTheFox'', [[ObviouslyEvil Orochimaru]] has been turned in a lawyer. While [[AdaptationalHeroism While he's good in this story's continuity]], he's first seen having successfully got Dosu, Zaku and Kin (members of Mizuki's gang) out on bail... And [[GenreSavvy omplains that he's going to be on the receiving end of these]].

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* In the AU ''Fanfic/KitsuneNoKenFistOfTheFox'', [[ObviouslyEvil Orochimaru]] has been turned in a lawyer. While [[AdaptationalHeroism While he's good in this story's continuity]], he's first seen having successfully got Dosu, Zaku and Kin (members of Mizuki's gang) out on bail... And [[GenreSavvy omplains complains that he's going to be on the receiving end of these]].
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