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26th Nov '17 1:24:52 AM TheGreatConversation
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* In Uncle Bonsai's "Where's the Milk?", a woman's husband walks out on her under the pretense of going out to buy milk, prompting her to a series of milk-related philosophical quandaries:
-->Every day I climbed into the car to drive to work and had to\\
Pass by all those groc'ry stores and markets on the way\\
Limping through the produce toward the dairy case and wondering\\
If I would see your face upon the milk cartons some day.
31st Oct '17 8:06:00 PM lakingsif
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SubTrope to MissingChild.
29th Oct '17 8:01:07 PM maxwellsilver
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* In the ''ComicBook/SinCity'' yarn ''Hell and Back'', The Colonel, head of an assassins guild, threatens the police commissioner's son and is swiftly executed. The commissioner orders the department "make a missing person out of the fucker" and his photo is seen on a milk carton.
5th Aug '17 6:06:59 AM jormis29
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* The music video to Music/{{Eminem}}'s song "The Real Slim Shady" shows Eminem's {{Mentor|s}} Dr. Dre on a milk carton (with a very beleaguered expression) just as the lyrics go ''And Dr. Dre said[[{{Beat}} ...]]/Nothing you idiots! Dr. Dre's dead/He's locked in my basement!''

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* The music video to Music/{{Eminem}}'s song "The Real Slim Shady" shows Eminem's {{Mentor|s}} Dr. Dre Music/DrDre on a milk carton (with a very beleaguered expression) just as the lyrics go ''And Dr. Dre said[[{{Beat}} ...]]/Nothing you idiots! Dr. Dre's dead/He's locked in my basement!''
17th Jul '17 9:35:42 AM HeroGal2347
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* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''. An [[EasyAmnesia amnesiac]] Scrooge [=McDuck=] goes to a milk carton factory, hoping to see his picture on a carton. He gets kicked out for being a "wise guy".

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* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''.''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987''. An [[EasyAmnesia amnesiac]] Scrooge [=McDuck=] goes to a milk carton factory, hoping to see his picture on a carton. He gets kicked out for being a "wise guy".
12th Jul '17 6:25:38 PM desertKiwi
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* Supposedly the first face on a milk carton was that of Etan Patz, a six-year-old boy who disappeared in New York City 1979 while walking two blocks to catch his school bus. Patz was never found. A man confessed to Patz's murder in 2012, but the trial ended in a hung jury.

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* Supposedly the first face on a milk carton was that of Etan Patz, a six-year-old boy who disappeared in New York City 1979 while walking two blocks to catch his school bus. Patz was never found. A man confessed to Patz's murder in 2012, but 2012; while the first trial ended in a hung jury.jury, the man was found guilty in the second trial held in 2017 and sentenced to 25 years to life in jail.
13th Jun '17 12:16:15 PM JoeMerl
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13th Jun '17 12:15:48 PM JoeMerl
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* PlayedWith in ''Fanfic/DisneyHighSchool.'' The milk carton has an advertisement for the Memorial Light Festival, held every year to commemorate a girl who was kidnapped as a baby. Gothel seems annoyed by this, [[IllegalGuardian for some reason]].
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' episodes "Lane Miserables" and "Psycho Therapy," you can briefly see "[[http://www.dariawiki.org/wiki/index.php?title=The_Head_(backgrounder) The Head]]," a memorable RecurringExtra who had a few lines in the first episode, as a MythologyGag.
13th Jun '17 12:25:15 AM bjex
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** When the second season started, Josh Weinstein (Tom Servo and Dr. Erhardt) had quit. Kevin Murphy replaced Weinstein as Servo's voice, and upon their first call from Deep 13, the gang were rather surprised to discover an unfamiliar face at the console...

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** When Before the second season on Creator/ComedyCentral started, Josh Weinstein (Tom Servo and / Dr. Erhardt) had quit.quit the show. Kevin Murphy replaced Weinstein as Servo's voice, and upon their first call from Deep 13, the gang were rather surprised to discover an unfamiliar face at the console...
13th Jun '17 12:21:25 AM bjex
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In the United States during the mid-1980s, there was a practice of putting the faces of children who had gone missing (and were presumably kidnapped or abducted) on a milk carton, in an attempt to get neighbors of the person who had abducted the child to notice and report him or her.

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In the United States States, starting during the mid-1980s, mid-1980s and continuing until about the turn of the millenium, there was a practice of putting the faces of children who had gone missing (and were presumably kidnapped or abducted) on a milk carton, in an attempt to get neighbors of the person who had abducted the child to notice and report him or her.
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