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28th Jul '17 4:27:01 AM Ccook1956
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* In the BugsBunny classic ''Rabbit Of Seville,'' Bugs makes a fruit salad on Elmer's head. Where Bugs got the fruit is irrelevant.
29th Jun '17 10:32:14 PM Delibird
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** A RunningGag that occurs whenever something happens that causes [[CrowdPanic a group of people to run around in a panic]], there's always one person in the crowd carrying a watermelon above their heads and crying out, "My watermelon!"

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** A RunningGag that occurs whenever something happens that causes [[CrowdPanic a group of people to run around in a panic]], there's always one person in the crowd carrying a watermelon above their heads head and crying out, "My watermelon!"
29th Jun '17 10:31:02 PM Delibird
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** A RunningGag that occurs whenever something happens that causes [[CrowdPanic a group of people to run around in a panic]], there's always one person in the crowd carrying a watermelon above their heads and crying out, "My watermelon!"
4th May '17 1:31:31 PM Golondrina
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* The Kobayashi Maru scene in the new ''Film/StarTrek'' film. Director's commentary reveals that ChrisPine "just looked so much cockier" whilst munching on an apple.

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* The Kobayashi Maru scene in the new ''Film/StarTrek'' film. Director's commentary reveals that ChrisPine Creator/ChrisPine "just looked so much cockier" whilst munching on an apple.
18th Apr '17 6:01:02 PM Berrenta
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This works extremely well with bananas (anyone can slip on a BananaPeel, and ''banana'' is an {{Inherently Funny Word|s}}), but it also works with apples, oranges, kumquats, lemons, tangelos, pineapples and, in one case, a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_(fruit) satsuma]]. Often makes use of a FundamentallyFunnyFruit.

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This works extremely well with bananas (anyone can slip on a BananaPeel, and ''banana'' is an {{Inherently Funny Word|s}}), but it also works with apples, oranges, kumquats, lemons, tangelos, pineapples and, in one case, a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_(fruit) satsuma]]. Often makes use of a FundamentallyFunnyFruit.
satsuma]]..
30th Mar '17 11:01:48 PM ThePocket
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* Both the original "children's book" and animated remake of ''The WebOriginal/HomestarRunner Enters the Strongest Man in the World Contest'' involves the contestants trying to hold an ever-growing pile of giant grapes courtesy of [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext the Grape Fairy]]. Whoever's left after everyone else drops theirs or gets crushed by them wins.
28th Mar '17 11:50:10 AM AthenaBlue
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** The Fifth Doctor consistently wore a piece of celery as a corsage. In this case, though, it had practical reasons, as explained in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E6TheCavesOfAndrozani "The Caves of Androzani"]]:

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** The Fifth Doctor consistently wore a piece of celery as a corsage. In this case, though, it had practical reasons, as explained in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E6TheCavesOfAndrozani [[Recap/DoctorWhoS21E6TheCavesOfAndrozani "The Caves of Androzani"]]:
28th Mar '17 11:49:37 AM AthenaBlue
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-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', "The Doctor Dances"

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-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E10TheDoctorDances "The Doctor Dances"
Dances"]]



* In ''Series/TheComicStripPresents'' episode "Strike", in the [[ShowWithinAShow spoof movie within the episode]], 'Meryl Streep' is seen peeling oranges in every one of her shots.



** The Fifth Doctor consistently wore a piece of celery as a corsage. In this case, though, it had practical reasons, as explained in "The Caves of Androzani":

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** The Fifth Doctor consistently wore a piece of celery as a corsage. In this case, though, it had practical reasons, as explained in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E6TheCavesOfAndrozani "The Caves of Androzani":Androzani"]]:



'''Doctor:''' Why? Does it offend you? \\

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'''Doctor:''' '''The Doctor:''' Why? Does it offend you? \\



'''Doctor:''' I'm allergic to certain gases in the Praxsis range of the spectrum.\\

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'''Doctor:''' '''The Doctor:''' I'm allergic to certain gases in the Praxsis range of the spectrum.\\



'''Doctor:''' If the gas is present, the celery turns purple.\\

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'''Doctor:''' '''The Doctor:''' If the gas is present, the celery turns purple.\\



'''Doctor:''' I eat the celery. If nothing else, I'm sure it's good for my teeth.
** The Doctor had a banana in his pocket in "The Two Doctors". It was never commented on by any of the characters, it was just there. Then again, the story was very much about vegetarianism...
** In "The Doctor Dances", where the page quote originates, the Doctor gives Jack a banana. There's no reason for him to have a banana, but since his pockets are bigger on the inside, he could conceivably have carried one around just waiting for a chance to use it.
** In "The Christmas Invasion", the bathrobe that Jackie Tyler put on the Doctor has a satsuma in the pocket. The Doctor uses the satsuma as a weapon.
** In "The Girl in the Fireplace", the Tenth Doctor also carries a banana and manages to invent the banana daiquiri 100 years too early.

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'''Doctor:''' '''The Doctor:''' I eat the celery. If nothing else, I'm sure it's good for my teeth.
** The Doctor had a banana in his pocket in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E4TheTwoDoctors "The Two Doctors".Doctors"]]. It was never commented on by any of the characters, it was just there. Then again, the story was very much about vegetarianism...
** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E10TheDoctorDances "The Doctor Dances", Dances"]], where the page quote originates, the Doctor gives Jack a banana. There's no reason for him to have a banana, but since his pockets are bigger on the inside, he could conceivably have carried one around just waiting for a chance to use it.
** In [[Recap/DoctorWho2005CSTheChristmasInvasion "The Christmas Invasion", Invasion"]], the bathrobe that Jackie Tyler put on the Doctor has a satsuma in the pocket. The Doctor uses the satsuma as a weapon.
** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E4TheGirlInTheFireplace "The Girl in the Fireplace", Fireplace"]], the Tenth Doctor also carries a banana and manages to invent the banana daiquiri 100 years too early.early.
* On Creator/PennAndTeller's show ''Series/FoolUs'', a magician, while waiting for Penn and Teller to guess how he did his trick, munched on a banana. That the magician's name was Piff the Magic Dragon, and was dressed in a dragon costume, made it funnier.
* An early episode of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' features an inexplicable pineapple appearing in the apartment after a wild night of boozing. [[WhatDidIDoLastNight At least it's tastier than a traffic cone...]]
* In ''Series/{{Life}}'', Charlie Crews has an obsession with fruit, but it makes a kind of sense, since there practically ''was'' no fruit in prison. Still, he likes handling various strange and unusual fruits, which his partner Dani comments on.
** It's a personal pineapple!
** "You're not really here to box the kumquat, are you?" - ItMakesSenseInContext.
** "It's an horned melon, also known as a jelly melon, or African horned cucumber. They're mostly ornamental, but you can eat them too."
* In a delightful inversion, one ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' sketch features John Cleese as a self-defense instructor teaching a course on How To Defend Yourself Against Someone Who Attacks You Armed With a Piece of Fresh Fruit. After inducing one of his students to attack him with a banana, Cleese pulls out a gun and shoots him.
* In a sketch on ''Series/TheMuppetShow'', Fozzie played a western outlaw whose weapons were all fruits and vegetables. Leads to the line "I didn't know the pickles were loaded". (It was a case of [[GunsAkimbo Gherkins Akimbo]], you see.)
** Another episode had Fozzie doing the "banana in the ear" gag with Avery Schreiber.
* On ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'', Earl's friend Frank has been moved to a halfway house, and has not been eating because the food is spiked with tranquilizers. Since he is very hungry, Randy feeds him an apple slice he had in his pocket. Earl looks at Randy, who then explains, "Oh, I've been keeping apple slices in my pocket for awhile now."
* In the first few episodes of ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'''s second season, Joel would pop a grape every time the Commercial Sign lit up. This was supposed to signify a Pavlovian response (lampshading Joel's status as a lab rat), but the writers got sick of having to remember doing it every time (and Joel got sick of the grapes), so it was quickly dropped.
** In at least a few episodes, it is quite clear that Joel's hand is empty and he is only pantomiming putting something into his mouth.
*** FridgeBrilliance - it really is Pavlovian! He's popping and he doesn't even have any grapes!
* Shawn Spencer of ''Series/{{Psych}}'' has an obsession with pineapples that has become a RunningGag.



* In ''Series/TheComicStripPresents'' episode "Strike", in the [[ShowWithinAShow spoof movie within the episode]], 'Meryl Streep' is seen peeling oranges in every one of her shots.
* In a delightful inversion, one ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' sketch features John Cleese as a self-defense instructor teaching a course on How To Defend Yourself Against Someone Who Attacks You Armed With a Piece of Fresh Fruit. After inducing one of his students to attack him with a banana, Cleese pulls out a gun and shoots him.
* In the first few episodes of ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'''s second season, Joel would pop a grape every time the Commercial Sign lit up. This was supposed to signify a Pavlovian response (lampshading Joel's status as a lab rat), but the writers got sick of having to remember doing it every time (and Joel got sick of the grapes), so it was quickly dropped.
** In at least a few episodes, it is quite clear that Joel's hand is empty and he is only pantomiming putting something into his mouth.
*** FridgeBrilliance - it really is Pavlovian! He's popping and he doesn't even have any grapes!
* In ''Series/{{Life}}'', Charlie Crews has an obsession with fruit, but it makes a kind of sense, since there practically ''was'' no fruit in prison. Still, he likes handling various strange and unusual fruits, which his partner Dani comments on.
** It's a personal pineapple!
** "You're not really here to box the kumquat, are you?" - ItMakesSenseInContext.
** "It's an horned melon, also known as a jelly melon, or African horned cucumber. They're mostly ornamental, but you can eat them too."
* In a sketch on ''Series/TheMuppetShow'', Fozzie played a western outlaw whose weapons were all fruits and vegetables. Leads to the line "I didn't know the pickles were loaded". (It was a case of [[GunsAkimbo Gherkins Akimbo]], you see.)
** Another episode had Fozzie doing the "banana in the ear" gag with Avery Schreiber.
* Shawn Spencer of ''Series/{{Psych}}'' has an obsession with pineapples that has become a RunningGag.
* An early episode of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' features an inexplicable pineapple appearing in the apartment after a wild night of boozing. [[WhatDidIDoLastNight At least it's tastier than a traffic cone...]]
* On ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'', Earl's friend Frank has been moved to a halfway house, and has not been eating because the food is spiked with tranquilizers. Since he is very hungry, Randy feeds him an apple slice he had in his pocket. Earl looks at Randy, who then explains, "Oh, I've been keeping apple slices in my pocket for awhile now."
* On Creator/PennAndTeller's show "Fool Us", a magician, while waiting for Penn and Teller to guess how he did his trick, munched on a banana. That the magician's name was Piff the Magic Dragon, and was dressed in a dragon costume, made it funnier.
5th Jan '17 12:08:10 PM SeptimusHeap
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This works extremely well with bananas (because FreudWasRight, anyone can slip on a BananaPeel, and ''banana'' is an {{Inherently Funny Word|s}}), but it also works with apples, oranges, kumquats, lemons, tangelos, pineapples and, in one case, a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_(fruit) satsuma]]. Often makes use of a FundamentallyFunnyFruit.

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This works extremely well with bananas (because FreudWasRight, anyone (anyone can slip on a BananaPeel, and ''banana'' is an {{Inherently Funny Word|s}}), but it also works with apples, oranges, kumquats, lemons, tangelos, pineapples and, in one case, a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satsuma_(fruit) satsuma]]. Often makes use of a FundamentallyFunnyFruit.
9th Oct '16 10:25:51 AM erforce
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* Captain Barbossa from ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' is often seen carrying around and/or eating an apple.
** Though his love of apples could stem from being unable to actually ''taste'' them for so long.
** In ''Curse of the Black Pearl'', when Jack is inspecting his new "crew" on the pier, he's holding a banana. It's never mentioned, it's not {{lampshade|Hanging}}d or {{Hand Wave}}d, it's just... there.
*** The audio commentary doesn't explain it either, Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp simply going "The banana!" and then moving on. Could be an [[NoodleIncident inside joke]].

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* ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''
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Captain Barbossa from ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' is often seen carrying around and/or eating an apple.
** *** Though his love of apples could stem from being unable to actually ''taste'' them for so long.
** In ''Curse ''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl The Curse of the Black Pearl'', Pearl]]'', when Jack is inspecting his new "crew" on the pier, he's holding a banana. It's never mentioned, it's not {{lampshade|Hanging}}d or {{Hand Wave}}d, it's just... there.
*** The audio commentary doesn't explain it either, Gore Verbinski Creator/GoreVerbinski and Johnny Depp Creator/JohnnyDepp simply going "The banana!" and then moving on. Could be an [[NoodleIncident inside joke]].



* Woody Allen's futuramic ''Film/{{Sleeper}}'' has him searching for food and coming across a farm where insanely large fruit is being grown. He picks a banana the size of a canoe, and when a guard runs up to catch him, the two slip repeatedly on the carpet-size banana peel.

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* Woody Allen's Creator/WoodyAllen's futuramic ''Film/{{Sleeper}}'' has him searching for food and coming across a farm where insanely large fruit is being grown. He picks a banana the size of a canoe, and when a guard runs up to catch him, the two slip repeatedly on the carpet-size banana peel.
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