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28th Jun '17 1:12:55 AM Benthelame
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* In an episode of ''Series/GeorgeLopez'' Angie is having a tough time dealing with a family death. George uses non-verbal signals to tell his mother to give Angie a hug. She promptly refuses so he walks over to the fridge and takes a beer out. His mother is hesitant until he gestures as if he's advertising the beer in a commercial. His mother complies. Needless to say Angie is shocked .
23rd Jun '17 8:42:19 PM Sharlee
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* In one of the ''Literature/{{Dragaera}}'' novels, Vlad offers to treat another character to a dinner at Valabar's in exchange for help in one of his schemes. As Valabar's is the undisputed best restaurant in the Empire, his offer is instantly accepted.
21st Jun '17 10:41:39 PM JackG
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* ''Operation Daybreak''. A member of LaResistance smuggles an SOE agent past a German roadblock with some fresh fish he's caught. "I'll make it worth your while..." The German soldiers don't know this of course, they just assume they're [[InfractionDistraction turning a blind eye to a curfew violation]] for a local Czech they're on friendly terms with.
11th Jun '17 11:52:10 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* Luffy of ''Manga/OnePiece'' doesn't consider himself a hero. Why did he agree to save Fishman Island? Because they offered him meat.

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Luffy of ''Manga/OnePiece'' doesn't consider himself a hero. Why did he agree to save Fishman Island? Because they offered him meat.meat.
** Much later, in the Whole Cake Island Arc, the Straw Hats got info from Pound (Big Mom's ex-husband) by bringing him apple juice.
9th Jun '17 7:29:16 PM Willbyr
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* ''Manga/KoufukuGraffiti'' is about the social experience of food, so there're a few examples:

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* ''Manga/KoufukuGraffiti'' ''Manga/GourmetGirlGraffiti'' is about the social experience of food, so there're a few examples:
7th Jun '17 3:34:11 PM schoi30
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/TimonAndPumbaa'' episode "Mind Over Matterhorn", Timon attempts to get past a goat border guard by bribing him with money only to be stopped by Pumbaa who tells him bribing is wrong. Timon gets him to keep quiet by [[IgnoredEpiphany feeding him a bug]].
7th May '17 7:10:38 AM sgamer82
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* [[Literature/TheDresdenFiles Harry Dresden]] is known to secure the loyalty of the Wildfae with pizza. It started as a simple quid pro quo: Pizza for information. Now they're his own [[{{pun}} little]] personal volunteer army.

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* [[Literature/TheDresdenFiles ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles:'' Harry Dresden]] Dresden is known to secure the loyalty of the Wildfae with pizza. It started as a simple quid pro quo: Pizza for information. Now they're his own [[{{pun}} little]] personal volunteer army.



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* Lieutenant Sabien of ''Podcast/BlackJackJustice'' can barely tolerate Jack Justice and Trixie Dixon at the best of times. However, in later episodes, the private eyes discover Sabien can become a lot more cooperative with the gift or promise of good food. In one instance, they even go so far as to hold a sting operation on a pair of suspects at a fancy restaurant specifically so that they could eat a nice meal on the client's dime afterward.
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26th Apr '17 2:08:24 AM Troperinik
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* Quack Quack the duck from ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'' will do just about anything if you offer him his TrademarkFavoriteFood, yogurt.

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Quack Quack the duck from ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'' will do just about anything if you offer him his TrademarkFavoriteFood, yogurt.
** In Episode 56, [[AlphaBitch Pretty]] steals Kaeloo's pet horse, and they both get into an argument and decide to ask the horse who it wants to be with. Kaeloo offers it carrots as a reward if it comes to her.
11th Apr '17 7:50:48 AM RandomnessUnlimited
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* Quack Quack the duck from ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'' will do just about anything if you offer him his TrademarkFavoriteFood, yogurt.
11th Apr '17 7:29:09 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In an early scene in ''Film/{{Tremors}}'', Val and Earl decide to leave Perfection for good, but are stopped by Nancy, who offers them work with free lunches ''and'' beer. [[GilliganCut In the next scene]], they're on their way out of town, hardly able to believe they turned the offer down.
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