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21st May '17 1:56:23 PM HighCrate
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** Lampshaded in one episode of ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' when the Perp is particularly GenreSavvy. He comes ''this'' close to drinking before he realized what's going on.

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** Lampshaded in one episode of ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' when the Perp is particularly GenreSavvy.''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit''. He comes ''this'' close to drinking before he realized what's going on.
21st May '17 1:56:06 PM HighCrate
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* Smoothly done by Captain Carrot on Moist von Lipwig in ''[[Literature/{{Discworld}} Making Money]]'', proving himself to be the more GenreSavvy of the two in regards to PoliceProcedural.

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* Smoothly done by Captain Carrot on Moist von Lipwig in ''[[Literature/{{Discworld}} Making Money]]'', proving himself to be the more GenreSavvy of the two in regards to PoliceProcedural.Money]]''



** The PoliceProcedural apparently isn't a popular form of entertainment on Literature/{{Discworld}} yet.
12th Dec '16 4:28:46 PM eroock
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* WesternAnimation/{{Duckman}} did this once after Cornfed cleared him of King Chicken's plot to frame him. After calling King Chicken to the stand, Duckman proceeds to "interrogate" him by rambling senselessly until an annoyed King Chicken finally confesses just to shut him up.
* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Sideshow Bob is accused of rigging the election, based on getting so many votes as a convicted felon while the other convicted felon running got so few. After Lionel Hutz' [[SarcasmMode intense interrogation]] fails, the kids badger Bob with accusations that only a Rush Limbaugh {{Expy}} could pull off such an elaborate fraud, until he snaps, [[{{Pride}} says it was him]], and pulls out a very detailed account of his scheme. He wrote ''books'' on how he pulled off electoral fraud.




[[AC:WesternAnimation]]
* WesternAnimation/{{Duckman}} did this once after Cornfed cleared him of King Chicken's plot to frame him. After calling King Chicken to the stand, Duckman proceeds to "interrogate" him by rambling senselessly until an annoyed King Chicken finally confesses just to shut him up.
* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Sideshow Bob is accused of rigging the election, based on getting so many votes as a convicted felon while the other convicted felon running got so few. After Lionel Hutz' [[SarcasmMode intense interrogation]] fails, the kids badger Bob with accusations that only a Rush Limbaugh {{Expy}} could pull off such an elaborate fraud, until he snaps, [[{{Pride}} says it was him]], and pulls out a very detailed account of his scheme. He wrote ''books'' on how he pulled off electoral fraud.
26th Oct '16 11:03:28 PM FordPrefect
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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Sideshow Bob is accused of rigging the election, based on getting so many votes as a convicted felon while the other convicted felon running got so few. After Lionel Hutz' [[SarcasmMode intense interrogation]] fails, the kids badger Bob with accusations that only Rush Limbaugh {{Expy}} could pull off such an elaborate fraud, until he snaps, [[{{Pride}} says it was him]], and pulls out a very detailed account of his scheme. He wrote ''books'' on how he pulled off electoral fraud.

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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Sideshow Bob is accused of rigging the election, based on getting so many votes as a convicted felon while the other convicted felon running got so few. After Lionel Hutz' [[SarcasmMode intense interrogation]] fails, the kids badger Bob with accusations that only a Rush Limbaugh {{Expy}} could pull off such an elaborate fraud, until he snaps, [[{{Pride}} says it was him]], and pulls out a very detailed account of his scheme. He wrote ''books'' on how he pulled off electoral fraud.
23rd Oct '16 11:13:55 AM nombretomado
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* Parodied in a recurring sketch on ''TheFastShow'', in which police try this on a suspect to no avail, only for a George Smiley-like master interrogator to show up and casually ask the perp the question out of hand and have him reply without thinking.

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* Parodied in a recurring sketch on ''TheFastShow'', ''Series/TheFastShow'', in which police try this on a suspect to no avail, only for a George Smiley-like master interrogator to show up and casually ask the perp the question out of hand and have him reply without thinking.
22nd Oct '16 6:13:49 PM eroock
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->"''Miss Hudson? I hope you understand that this is only the beginning. In a way I feel sorry for you because from now on I'm going to do everything I can to break you down, do you understand? Doctor Fleming made one mistake and you're it. You're the weak link, Miss Hudson. Now you surprised me today because you were strong. But there's always tomorrow, and the day after that, and the day after that, and sooner or later you're gonna talk to me. Until you do you're gonna be questioned, you're gonna be followed, and you're gonna be hounded. And Doctor Fleming can't do anything about it. You're on your own, Miss Hudson, and I'm gonna get to him through you. That's a promise. ''"

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->"''Miss ->''"Miss Hudson? I hope you understand that this is only the beginning. In a way I feel sorry for you because from now on I'm going to do everything I can to break you down, do you understand? Doctor Fleming made one mistake and you're it. You're the weak link, Miss Hudson. Now you surprised me today because you were strong. But there's always tomorrow, and the day after that, and the day after that, and sooner or later you're gonna talk to me. Until you do you're gonna be questioned, you're gonna be followed, and you're gonna be hounded. And Doctor Fleming can't do anything about it. You're on your own, Miss Hudson, and I'm gonna get to him through you. That's a promise. ''""''
21st Aug '16 11:36:55 AM nombretomado
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* {{Duckman}} did this once after Cornfed cleared him of King Chicken's plot to frame him. After calling King Chicken to the stand, Duckman proceeds to "interrogate" him by rambling senselessly until an annoyed King Chicken finally confesses just to shut him up.
* In one episode of the ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Sideshow Bob is accused of rigging the election, based on getting so many votes as a convicted felon while the other convicted felon running got so few. After Lionel Hutz' [[SarcasmMode intense interrogation]] fails, the kids badger Bob with accusations that only Rush Limbaugh {{Expy}} could pull off such an elaborate fraud, until he snaps, [[{{Pride}} says it was him]], and pulls out a very detailed account of his scheme. He wrote ''books'' on how he pulled off electoral fraud.

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* {{Duckman}} WesternAnimation/{{Duckman}} did this once after Cornfed cleared him of King Chicken's plot to frame him. After calling King Chicken to the stand, Duckman proceeds to "interrogate" him by rambling senselessly until an annoyed King Chicken finally confesses just to shut him up.
* In one episode of the ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Sideshow Bob is accused of rigging the election, based on getting so many votes as a convicted felon while the other convicted felon running got so few. After Lionel Hutz' [[SarcasmMode intense interrogation]] fails, the kids badger Bob with accusations that only Rush Limbaugh {{Expy}} could pull off such an elaborate fraud, until he snaps, [[{{Pride}} says it was him]], and pulls out a very detailed account of his scheme. He wrote ''books'' on how he pulled off electoral fraud.
21st Feb '16 11:02:13 PM MasoTey
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* The Creator/CornellWoolrich novel ''PhantomLady'' includes a sequence in which the girlfriend of the imprisoned protagonist, believing a certain bartender has information that will [[ClearTheirName clear his name]], spends several days stalking the bartender. She goes to his place of employment, spends his entire shift nursing one drink and staring at him, follows him home and stands below his window, and generally cultivates an appearance of creepy, unsleeping inescapability -- without actually ''saying'' or ''doing'' much of anything. The barman begins cracking under the strain, and just when the girl is ready to call her FriendOnTheForce to interrogate him in earnest, [[spoiler:he becomes so terrified of her that he dashes into traffic and is killed]].

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* The Creator/CornellWoolrich novel ''PhantomLady'' ''Phantom Lady'' includes a sequence in which the girlfriend of the imprisoned protagonist, believing a certain bartender has information that will [[ClearTheirName clear his name]], spends several days stalking the bartender. She goes to his place of employment, spends his entire shift nursing one drink and staring at him, follows him home and stands below his window, and generally cultivates an appearance of creepy, unsleeping inescapability -- without actually ''saying'' or ''doing'' much of anything. The barman begins cracking under the strain, and just when the girl is ready to call her FriendOnTheForce to interrogate him in earnest, [[spoiler:he becomes so terrified of her that he dashes into traffic and is killed]].
13th Feb '16 1:15:44 PM MasoTey
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* The Creator/CornellWoolrich novel ''PhantomLady'' includes a sequence in which the girlfriend of the imprisoned protagonist, believing a certain bartender has information that will [[ClearTheirName clear his name]], spends several days stalking the bartender. She goes to his place of employment, spends his entire shift nursing one drink and staring at him, follows him home and stands below his window, and generally cultivates an appearance of creepy, unsleeping inescapability. The barman begins cracking under the strain, and just when the girl is ready to call her FriendOnTheForce to interrogate him in earnest, [[spoiler:he becomes so terrified of her that he dashes into traffic and is killed]].

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* The Creator/CornellWoolrich novel ''PhantomLady'' includes a sequence in which the girlfriend of the imprisoned protagonist, believing a certain bartender has information that will [[ClearTheirName clear his name]], spends several days stalking the bartender. She goes to his place of employment, spends his entire shift nursing one drink and staring at him, follows him home and stands below his window, and generally cultivates an appearance of creepy, unsleeping inescapability.inescapability -- without actually ''saying'' or ''doing'' much of anything. The barman begins cracking under the strain, and just when the girl is ready to call her FriendOnTheForce to interrogate him in earnest, [[spoiler:he becomes so terrified of her that he dashes into traffic and is killed]].
13th Feb '16 1:10:28 PM MasoTey
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* The Creator/CornellWoolrich novel ''PhantomLady'' includes a sequence in which the girlfriend of the imprisoned protagonist, believing a certain bartender has information that will [[ClearTheirName clear his name]], spends several days stalking the bartender. She goes to his place of employment, spends his entire shift nursing one drink and staring at him, follows him home and stands below his window, and generally cultivates an appearance of creepy, unsleeping inescapability. The barman begins cracking under the strain, and just when the girl is ready to call her FriendOnTheForce to interrogate him in earnest, [[spoiler:he becomes so terrified of her that he dashes into traffic and is killed]].
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