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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': The second season 3 episode has Kaeloo, Stumpy and Quack Quack hold a garage sale with Mr. Cat as their only customer. He initially refuses to buy anything, but Kaeloo uses a psychological trick that convinces him to buy almost everything. After buying so many things, Mr. Cat winds up having his own garage sale - where he tricks them into buying their own stuff back at exorbitant prices.
8th Aug '17 6:16:54 AM Andyroid
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* The [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Strong Bad Email]] "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin garage sale.]]"

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* The [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Strong Bad Email]] WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin garage sale.]]"sale]]" is mostly about mocking garage sales and the sorts of weirdos who shop at them, such as "The Haggler", "The Lurker" and "[[CloudCuckooLander Coach Z]]".
2nd May '17 9:27:04 AM Briguy52748
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* ''Series/FamilyMatters'': The last pre-Urkel episode, "Family Quilt," sees Laura accidentally sell the Winslows' heirloom quilt, which had been in the family for more than 200 years, after the quilt becomes mixed in with other merchandise at the family's garage sale. (Yes, plenty of other bad garage sale jokes abound in the meantime.) Laura realizes her mistake and after seeing her grandmother's thinly-veiled disappointment in her goes all out to get it back. The stubborn curator, who had bought the quilt for top dollar, won't budge and is actually prepared to go to court to get to keep this rare find, but Laura's tearfully impassioned speech finally gets the curator to relent.
25th Apr '17 3:41:47 PM Briguy52748
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** ''Series/HighRollers'': One of the special bonus games during the Wink Martindale era was called "Wink's Garage Sale," which -- depending on the roll of a die, awarded the contestant either a prize or [[{{Zonk}} a worthless gag gift]]" (such as a Mickey Mouse phone that might have been purchased at a Goodwill store).

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** ''Series/HighRollers'': One of the special bonus games during the Wink Martindale era was called "Wink's Garage Sale," which -- depending on the roll of a die, awarded the contestant either a prize or [[{{Zonk}} a worthless gag gift]]" (such as a Mickey Mouse phone that might have been purchased at a Goodwill store). The other numbers corresponded to more desirable prizes, one being a feature prize that was worth more than $3,000 and the others prizes worth anywhere from $500 to $2,000.
25th Apr '17 3:29:18 PM Briguy52748
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** ''Series/HighRollers'': One of the special bonus games during the Wink Martindale era was called "Wink's Garage Sale," which -- depending on the roll of a die, awarded the contestant either a prize or [[{{Zonk}} a worthless gag gift]]" (such as a Mickey Mouse phone that might have been purchased at a Goodwill store).
** ''Series/SaleOfTheCentury'': On occasion, one of the Instant Bargain segments was dubbed a Sale "Garage Sale," consisting of previous Instant Bargain prizes that were not won. Anywhere from four to six items might be offered at a time, and although most of the prizes were the more unusual offerings, not all of the prizes were worthless gag gifts (at least one "Garage Sale" included a trip to Hawaii, while others usually included such things as [=TV=]s and stereo equipment). The major difference between regular Instant Bargains and Garage Sales was that if the player eligible for this particular Instant Bargain passed, host Jim Perry would open up things to all three players and allowing them to possibly buy; he would simply lower the asking price as needed to as low as $1, until someone either bought the prizes or all three passed an a "no sale" was declared. Perry once remarked that Sale "Garage Sales" allowed contestants who were trailing by a large margin and probably not likely to win the game to come away with some nice merchandise he might not otherwise get a chance to win.
11th Dec '16 11:25:24 AM Kartoonkid95
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* In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'', Al steals Woody from one of these.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'', Al steals Woody tries to save a squeaker toy named Wheezy from one of these.these, where he ends up getting toynapped by Al.
20th Oct '16 4:12:47 AM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot'' episode, "The Price of Love", Sheldon pays Pteresa to date him to make Jenny jealous so that she will notice him. Because she charges so much, he ends up having to sell everything but his underwear at one of these to pay her back.
18th Oct '16 4:37:09 AM Morgenthaler
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* The ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 101 Dalmatians: The Series]]'' episode "Love 'Em and Flea 'Em" begins with Two-Tone looking through a yard sale box for something she can wear to impress Mooch, hoping he'll ask to go to a dance with her. Her quote about yard sales has become quite {{memetic|Mutation}} among fans of the series.

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* The ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 101 Dalmatians: The Series]]'' ''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatiansTheSeries'' episode "Love 'Em and Flea 'Em" begins with Two-Tone looking through a yard sale box for something she can wear to impress Mooch, hoping he'll ask to go to a dance with her. Her quote about yard sales has become quite {{memetic|Mutation}} among fans of the series.
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* In ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond'' Ray's parents have a yard sale; his father wants to charge $20 for a used thermos, claiming it was once used by Music/ElvisPresley.

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* In ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond'' Ray's parents have a yard sale; his father wants to charge $20 for a used thermos, claiming it was once used by Music/ElvisPresley.



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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** In "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E4TreehouseOfHorrorVIII Treehouse of Horror VIII]]" Homer buys a matter transporter from Professor Frink, which leads to Bart reenacting ''Film/TheFly''.
** The episode "Two Bad Neighbors" begins with a neighborhood-wide yard sale before a HalfwayPlotSwitch shows Homer feuding with new neighbor UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush. When Flanders notices that someone bought the house, he notes that at least something was sold.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
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** In "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E4TreehouseOfHorrorVIII Treehouse of Horror VIII]]" Homer buys a matter transporter from Professor Frink, which leads to Bart reenacting ''Film/TheFly''.
''Film/TheFly''.
** The episode "Two Bad Neighbors" begins with a neighborhood-wide yard sale before a HalfwayPlotSwitch shows Homer feuding with new neighbor UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush. When Flanders notices that someone bought the house, he notes that at least something was sold.


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