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22nd Apr '17 4:30:16 AM Ccook1956
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-->'''P.A. Announcer:''' Attention, all personnel. Come one, come all to a wake for the late great Captain Pierce. There will be moruning all afternoon and evening. The deceased will deliver the eulogy, and the guests will have ten minutes for rebuttal. Remains to be seen in the Swamp.

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-->'''P.A. Announcer:''' Attention, all personnel. Come one, come all to a wake for the late great Captain Pierce. There will be moruning mourning all afternoon and evening. The deceased will deliver the eulogy, and the guests will have ten minutes for rebuttal. Remains to be seen in the Swamp.
22nd Apr '17 4:28:46 AM Ccook1956
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* ''Series/{{MASH}}'' was known to delve into this once in awhile. A sample from "The Late Captain Pierce," where Hawkeye was inadvertently listed by the Army as being dead, and B.J. decides to hold a wake for him.
-->'''P.A. Announcer:''' Attention, all personnel. Come one, come all to a wake for the late great Captain Pierce. There will be moruning all afternoon and evening. The deceased will deliver the eulogy, and the guests will have ten minutes for rebuttal. Remains to be seen in the Swamp.
19th Apr '17 5:53:30 PM MinsiII
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** The crew of a British warship sunk in the Falklands sang "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" from ''Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian'' while waiting for rescue.

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** The crew of the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Sheffield_(D80) HMS Sheffield]], a British warship destroyer sunk in the Falklands in 1982, sang "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" from ''Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian'' while waiting for rescue.
17th Apr '17 8:47:19 PM 64SuperNintendo
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[[folder:Anime & Manga]]

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16th Apr '17 8:56:24 PM nombretomado
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* Sketch comedy shows like ''Series/TheKidsInTheHall'' and ''TheState'' will sometimes do a sketch in the recovery room of an attempted suicide. Expect no one to have read the attempter's (long and detailed) suicide note.

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* Sketch comedy shows like ''Series/TheKidsInTheHall'' and ''TheState'' ''Series/TheState'' will sometimes do a sketch in the recovery room of an attempted suicide. Expect no one to have read the attempter's (long and detailed) suicide note.
8th Apr '17 10:17:30 AM nombretomado
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%% * [[http://lh5.ggpht.com/-VcCiFXVeFCE/R11E-N6_ijI/AAAAAAAADlU/v4uyPuNUv1E/s720/Mundo%252520Quino%252520078.jpg Several]] [[http://lh6.ggpht.com/-G5CJhlvDRkw/R11FQd6_imI/AAAAAAAADlw/canaEXDoN44/s1024/Mundo%252520Quino%252520080.jpg examples]] [[http://lh3.ggpht.com/-45fUckRciVY/R11FGt6_ikI/AAAAAAAADlc/97x45WotuAY/s1024/Mundo%252520Quino%252520081.jpg by]] [[http://lh3.ggpht.com/-sJJ8CNfIxFk/R11FKt6_ilI/AAAAAAAADlo/14CkeBMLkDk/Mundo%252520Quino%252520088.jpg Argentinian]] [[http://lh6.ggpht.com/-UYSFWS8UoRE/R11Gkd6_iyI/AAAAAAAADnQ/qNqi_ecknWs/s720/Mundo%252520Quino%252520076.jpg cartoonist]] ''ComicStrip/{{Quino}}''. [[http://lh4.ggpht.com/-C7ZtGybfqmA/R11Hk96_i6I/AAAAAAAADoU/DMlFPXUkhqI/s720/Mundo%252520Quino%252520086.jpg Many]] [[http://lh5.ggpht.com/-MHnVAjdrbd8/R11GrN6_izI/AAAAAAAADnY/K1SR37T_b-o/s720/Mundo%252520Quino%252520077.jpg examples]] [[http://lh4.ggpht.com/-dAXud9_V0aQ/R11G-96_i1I/AAAAAAAADno/h-09QaITYyA/s1024/Mundo%252520Quino%252520079.jpg indeed]].

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%% * [[http://lh5.ggpht.com/-VcCiFXVeFCE/R11E-N6_ijI/AAAAAAAADlU/v4uyPuNUv1E/s720/Mundo%252520Quino%252520078.jpg Several]] [[http://lh6.ggpht.com/-G5CJhlvDRkw/R11FQd6_imI/AAAAAAAADlw/canaEXDoN44/s1024/Mundo%252520Quino%252520080.jpg examples]] [[http://lh3.ggpht.com/-45fUckRciVY/R11FGt6_ikI/AAAAAAAADlc/97x45WotuAY/s1024/Mundo%252520Quino%252520081.jpg by]] [[http://lh3.ggpht.com/-sJJ8CNfIxFk/R11FKt6_ilI/AAAAAAAADlo/14CkeBMLkDk/Mundo%252520Quino%252520088.jpg Argentinian]] [[http://lh6.ggpht.com/-UYSFWS8UoRE/R11Gkd6_iyI/AAAAAAAADnQ/qNqi_ecknWs/s720/Mundo%252520Quino%252520076.jpg cartoonist]] ''ComicStrip/{{Quino}}''.''Creator/{{Quino}}''. [[http://lh4.ggpht.com/-C7ZtGybfqmA/R11Hk96_i6I/AAAAAAAADoU/DMlFPXUkhqI/s720/Mundo%252520Quino%252520086.jpg Many]] [[http://lh5.ggpht.com/-MHnVAjdrbd8/R11GrN6_izI/AAAAAAAADnY/K1SR37T_b-o/s720/Mundo%252520Quino%252520077.jpg examples]] [[http://lh4.ggpht.com/-dAXud9_V0aQ/R11G-96_i1I/AAAAAAAADno/h-09QaITYyA/s1024/Mundo%252520Quino%252520079.jpg indeed]].
28th Mar '17 9:22:49 AM DKN117
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* Police and paramedics frequently refer to anyone instantly killed in an accident as DRT (Dead Right There); Creator/StephenKing has had a few police characters use the acronym.

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* Police and paramedics frequently refer to anyone instantly killed in an accident as DRT (Dead Right There); Creator/StephenKing has had a few police characters use the acronym. In particularly gruesome cases, you might see DRTTT (Dead Right There, There, and There)
27th Mar '17 8:27:52 PM Willbyr
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[[caption-width-right:350:♫ "Always look on the briiight side of liiife..." ♩]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:♫ "Always look on the briiight bri-i-ight side of liiife...li-i-ife..." ♩]]



Compare BlackComedy, QuipToBlack, RefugeInAudacity, TheFunInFuneral. See also FacingTheBulletsOneLiner and SadClown.

Contrast TooSoon.

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Compare BlackComedy, QuipToBlack, RefugeInAudacity, TheFunInFuneral. Contrast TooSoon. See also FacingTheBulletsOneLiner and SadClown.

Contrast TooSoon.
SadClown.
27th Mar '17 8:26:23 PM Willbyr
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* Dean from ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' when he has a year to live. To the point where it becomes disturbing (given [[CrapsackWorld the world they live in]], most of the humor on the show is this type).
-->'''Bobby:''' So now we're having bacon cheeseburgers for breakfast?
-->'''Dean:''' I got a year to live, I'm not worried about the cholesterol.

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
**
Dean from ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' when he has a year to live. To the point where it becomes disturbing (given [[CrapsackWorld the world they live in]], most of the humor on the show is this type).
-->'''Bobby:''' --->'''Bobby:''' So now we're having bacon cheeseburgers for breakfast?
-->'''Dean:'''
breakfast?\\
'''Dean:'''
I got a year to live, I'm not worried about the cholesterol.
22nd Feb '17 10:12:11 AM IndustriousArc
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* ''FanFic/ABrighterDark'': [[CrapsackWorld Considering the environment,]] this is usually the only kind of humor possible.
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