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14th Nov '17 8:29:48 PM Adam43
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* ''VideoGame/Harvester'' has this in two death scenes (with Steve being electrocuted to death or having his head sliced off). However, [[spoiler: this flatline comes into play later on in the good ending, in which two scientists were using the EKG to test Steve to make him a murderer in the virtual world, but they failed since by sparing his girlfriend, Steve died too early before he became a killer, and thus they decide to continue their plan to make killers of more victims, and the flatline shows as the two scientists do an EvilLaugh.]]
* ''VideoGame/Skullgirls'' had a character named Valentine, and one of her supers involves her slicing the opponent as a EKG beeps, with the final hit being a flatline.

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* ''VideoGame/Harvester'' ''Harvester'' has this in two death scenes (with Steve being electrocuted to death or having his head sliced off). However, [[spoiler: this flatline comes into play later on in the good ending, in which two scientists were using the EKG to test Steve to make him a murderer in the virtual world, but they failed since by sparing his girlfriend, Steve died too early before he became a killer, and thus they decide to continue their plan to make killers of more victims, and the flatline shows as the two scientists do an EvilLaugh.]]
* ''VideoGame/Skullgirls'' ''Skullgirls'' had a character named Valentine, and one of her supers involves her slicing the opponent as a EKG beeps, with the final hit being a flatline.
14th Nov '17 8:28:10 PM Adam43
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* ''VideoGame/Harvester'' has this in two death scenes (with Steve being electrocuted to death or having his head sliced off). However, [[spoiler: this flatline comes into play later on in the good ending, in which two scientists were using the EKG to test Steve to make him a murderer in the virtual world, but they failed since by sparing his girlfriend, Steve died too early before he became a killer, and thus they decide to continue their plan to make killers of more victims, and the flatline shows as the two scientists do an EvilLaugh.]]
* ''VideoGame/Skullgirls'' had a character named Valentine, and one of her supers involves her slicing the opponent as a EKG beeps, with the final hit being a flatline.
26th Oct '17 1:06:40 AM LinTaylor
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* Spoofed in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', where one of the inventions Peter patents when he takes over his father-in-law's company is the "African-American Heart Monitor". Instead of beeping, it plays a clip of a man saying "Yeah, yeah, yeah"; in place of the familiar flatline sound, the voice simply says "Aw, he dead."

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* Spoofed in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', where one of the inventions Peter patents comes up with when he takes over his father-in-law's company is the "African-American Heart Monitor". Instead of beeping, it plays a clip of a black man saying "Yeah, yeah, yeah"; in place of the familiar flatline sound, the voice simply says "Aw, he dead.""
** Later in the episode it's shown that the AAHM also has a Creator/BillCosby setting; its version of a flatline is Cosby's usual nonsense noises followed by him saying "Film/GhostDad!"
8th Sep '17 6:19:24 PM Prfnoff
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* Parodied in ''Theatre/TheCompleteHistoryOfAmericaAbridged'', where the narration of UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar has a beep between each of the slides (which get lost due to a stage mishap, forcing the actors to compensate). After the narration winds up with UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln getting shot by John Wilkes Booth and dying the morning after, there is a really long beep.

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* Parodied in ''Theatre/TheCompleteHistoryOfAmericaAbridged'', where the narration of UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar has a beep between each of the slides (which get lost due to a stage mishap, forcing the actors to compensate). After the narration winds up with UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln getting shot by John Wilkes Booth and dying the morning after, there is a really long beep. (Seconds later, the same effect is repurposed as a SoundEffectBleep as the announcers start arguing with each other.)
21st Jun '17 8:22:34 PM wolftickets1969
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* In ''Film/RomyAndMichelesHighSchoolReunion'', Michele's DreamSequence ends [[DistantFinale 70 years in the future]] with Old!Romy flatlining as she [[FlippingTheBird gives Old!Michele the middle finger]].

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* In ''Film/RomyAndMichelesHighSchoolReunion'', Michele's DreamSequence ends [[DistantFinale 70 years in the future]] with Old!Romy flatlining as she [[FlippingTheBird gives Old!Michele the middle finger]].finger]] via {{video phone}}.
21st Jun '17 8:19:17 PM wolftickets1969
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* In ''Film/RomyAndMichelesHighSchoolReunion'', Michele's DreamSequence ends [[DistantFinale 70 years in the future]] with Old!Romy flatlining as she [[FlippingTheBird gives Old!Michele the middle finger]].
16th Jun '17 3:32:58 PM Randomwaffle23
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* In Rarity (a.k.a. Jeff Burgess)'s song ''Goodbye'', the beeping comes in on the very last note, forming a harmony with the two vocalists. The vocals end just before it flatlines, leaving the long beep as the only thing you hear for the last ten seconds of the track. It's [[AmbiguousEnding not entirely clear]] which vocalist's character has died.
19th Mar '17 3:18:16 PM nombretomado
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* Subverted in an episode of ''OneFootInTheGrave''. Margaret is hooked up to life support as Victor stays with her, holding her hand. The heart monitor does the standard "beep.. beep.. beep.. beep.. beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep", and prompts a ReallyDeadMontage from Victor, and then a nurse wanders by, complains that the heart monitor had been faulty all week, [[PercussiveMaintenance bashes it]], and apologises, as it starts beeping regularly again.

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* Subverted in an episode of ''OneFootInTheGrave''.''Series/OneFootInTheGrave''. Margaret is hooked up to life support as Victor stays with her, holding her hand. The heart monitor does the standard "beep.. beep.. beep.. beep.. beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep", and prompts a ReallyDeadMontage from Victor, and then a nurse wanders by, complains that the heart monitor had been faulty all week, [[PercussiveMaintenance bashes it]], and apologises, as it starts beeping regularly again.
15th Nov '16 12:06:43 PM eroock
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-> ''Beep... beep... beep...beep...''
-> '''''BEEEE EEEE EEEP!'''''

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-> ''Beep...''"Beep... beep... beep...beep...''
-> '''''BEEEE EEEE EEEP!'''''
EEEP!"'''''
5th Oct '16 6:01:39 PM DrNoPuma
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* ''Webcomic/{{Sparklecare}}'': Barry's heart stops out of fear the first time he meets Dr. Doom. Fortunately, Dr. Cuddles revives him with a MagicalDefibrillator.
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