History Main / GirlfriendInCanada

29th Mar '16 2:31:22 AM ospalh
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** Sven’s claim to own a “’65 Les Paul” guitar is [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=943 treated as such]], as Gibson didn’t build any Les Pauls in 1965.[[spoiler: Turns out he ''[[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=945 thought]]'' he owned one. He got swindled and his guitar was [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=947 built in 1983]], not 1965.]]
9th Mar '16 10:31:06 AM Hanz
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** When Bart tells Groundskeeper Willie that he has a new girlfriend, Willie awkwardly replies that he also has a girlfriend who happens to be a bikini model from Sweden. As soon as Bart walks away, said model comes out of his shack asking him to come back to bed.
28th Feb '16 2:26:25 PM nombretomado
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* Subverted in the ''GroundedForLife'' episode "Space Camp Oddity", where Brad says that he had a girlfriend at Space Camp, and brings up several lame excuses when people want to meet her. Eventually, she appears, played by Creator/MilaKunis.

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* Subverted in the ''GroundedForLife'' ''Series/GroundedForLife'' episode "Space Camp Oddity", where Brad says that he had a girlfriend at Space Camp, and brings up several lame excuses when people want to meet her. Eventually, she appears, played by Creator/MilaKunis.



* On ''ThirdRockFromTheSun'', Dick wants to invite Nina and her boyfriend to dinner, but Mary suspects that Nina's boyfriend doesn't actually exist. The quickness with which Nina turns down the invitation to a double-date does not assuage that suspicion.

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* On ''ThirdRockFromTheSun'', ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun'', Dick wants to invite Nina and her boyfriend to dinner, but Mary suspects that Nina's boyfriend doesn't actually exist. The quickness with which Nina turns down the invitation to a double-date does not assuage that suspicion.



* In ''{{Victorious}}'', it's subverted in the episode "Prom Wrecker". Cat tells Robbie she can't go to the prom with him because she already has another date, who's from a different school. When Robbie accuses her twice of lying during the prom, she gives him an excuse as to why her date's not with her at the moment. But the second time, we learn her date actually is real and her stories were true after all.

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* In ''{{Victorious}}'', ''Series/{{Victorious}}'', it's subverted in the episode "Prom Wrecker". Cat tells Robbie she can't go to the prom with him because she already has another date, who's from a different school. When Robbie accuses her twice of lying during the prom, she gives him an excuse as to why her date's not with her at the moment. But the second time, we learn her date actually is real and her stories were true after all.



* ''TheMiddle'' has the (allegedly) CampStraight Brad, ex-boyfriend and close friend of Sue, references his own Canadian girlfriend when scolding her for talking about herself.
* ''NewsRadio'' S03E01, Matthew (Andy Dick) insists that some women like his moustache, when challenges to provide examples he claims ''Jill... she lives in Canada, you wouldn't know her''.

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* ''TheMiddle'' ''Series/TheMiddle'' has the (allegedly) CampStraight Brad, ex-boyfriend and close friend of Sue, references his own Canadian girlfriend when scolding her for talking about herself.
* ''NewsRadio'' ''Series/NewsRadio'' S03E01, Matthew (Andy Dick) insists that some women like his moustache, when challenges to provide examples he claims ''Jill... she lives in Canada, you wouldn't know her''.



* In the ''TheyMightBeGiants'' song "Withered Hope", it's mentioned "Withered Hope says she has a soul-mate / Living in a city in another state".

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* In the ''TheyMightBeGiants'' Music/TheyMightBeGiants song "Withered Hope", it's mentioned "Withered Hope says she has a soul-mate / Living in a city in another state".
5th Feb '16 12:02:59 AM Teakay
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* In ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights2'', after Qara questions the size of "Ironfist manhood":
-->'''Khelgar:''' Wh-what?! I'll have you know ''plenty'' of women know about Ironfist manhood! Plenty! They just all live up... around Waterdeep... or they'd tell you!
4th Feb '16 11:46:52 PM MsChibi
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This trope is closely related to OperationJealousy.

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This trope is closely related to OperationJealousy.
OperationJealousy. See also WeddingRingDefense and FalseWidow.
28th Jan '16 5:10:10 AM SuperSaiyanSonic
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': At an ice-skating event, Moe insists that all figure skaters are gay. One of the skaters points out that this is a common misconception as he has a girlfriend in Vancouver, to which Moe retorts, "Made up girlfriend, [[EskimosArentReal made up city]]."

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': At an ice-skating event, Moe insists that all figure skaters are gay. One of the skaters Canadian figure skater Elvis Stojko points out that this is a common misconception as he has a girlfriend in Vancouver, to which Moe retorts, "Made up girlfriend, [[EskimosArentReal made up city]]."
28th Jan '16 3:22:14 AM jormis29
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* ''InsideOut'': in Imaginationland Joy and Sadness meet Riley's imaginary boyfriend: "I live in Canada!"

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* ''InsideOut'': ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'': in Imaginationland Joy and Sadness meet Riley's imaginary boyfriend: "I live in Canada!"
3rd Jan '16 12:59:07 AM JohnnyLurg
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** In the episode "Barthood," Milhouse says he'll make up a girlfriend from Alberta named Alberta so that he doesn't have to remember two lies.
21st Dec '15 3:41:33 PM Narsil
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** ''[[http://www.theonion.com/content/node/38767 Canadian Girlfriend Unsubstantiated]]'': "And he said Audrey couldn't come here because she didn't get any time off from school for Christmas, since they don't observe it in Canada. At least not in the French-speaking parts like Alberta." Dates from 2000, making it the oldest Canada-specific example on this page, and therefore possibly the TropeNamer.
** ''[[http://www.theonion.com/articles/area-homosexual-thinks-hes-still-in-the-closet,690/ Area Homosexual Thinks He's Still In The Closet]]'' also uses this trope as part of a TransparentCloset.

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** ''[[http://www.theonion.com/content/node/38767 Canadian Girlfriend Unsubstantiated]]'': "And he said Audrey couldn't come here because she didn't get any time off from school for Christmas, since they don't observe it in Canada. At least not in the French-speaking parts like Alberta." Dates from 2000, making it the oldest Canada-specific example on this page, and therefore possibly the TropeNamer.
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** ''[[http://www.theonion.com/articles/area-homosexual-thinks-hes-still-in-the-closet,690/ Area Homosexual Thinks He's Still In The Closet]]'' also uses this trope as part of a TransparentCloset. Dates from 1999, making it the oldest Canada-specific example on this page, and therefore possibly the TropeNamer.
17th Dec '15 8:43:36 AM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8038419/5/The-Journey-Begins The Journey Begins]]'' Dominick Burke claims that he's bi and that his steady girlfriend is in Greece with her dying grandmother.
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