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26th Jun '17 9:29:47 AM Andyroid
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** Lois gets Brian to leave the room by throwing a ball through the doorway. [[DontExplainTheJoke Brian's a dog.]]

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** Lois gets Brian (the dog) to leave the room by [[MyInstinctsAreShowing throwing a ball through the doorway. [[DontExplainTheJoke Brian's a dog.doorway.]]
24th Jun '17 9:18:17 PM Kylie
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* ''WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog'': "Goodness, look at my wrist. I gotta go!
7th May '17 8:45:34 PM Campyone
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* In ''Webcomic/ForestHill'', Colin uses a videotape to distract his son, Hunter, so that he can talk to his daughter, Tanya, about [[spoiler: Hunter being molested at school.]]
10th Apr '17 4:09:25 AM ChronoLegion
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* In ''Film/LazerTeam'', the Worg-controlled Mindy arrives to her mother's cabin, where the titular RagtagBunchOfMisfits is hiding out. Her dad opens the door. She hands him bags full of take-out and says she brought food as a distraction. He ignores what (and how) she says and grabs the bags, claiming to be starving.
26th Mar '17 9:11:26 AM nombretomado
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* A RunningGag in ''{{Nodwick}}'', employed whenever Arthax and Yeagar need to get Piffany out of the way so they can do something horrid to Nodwick behind her back.

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* A RunningGag in ''{{Nodwick}}'', ''{{ComicStrip/Nodwick}}'', employed whenever Arthax and Yeagar need to get Piffany out of the way so they can do something horrid to Nodwick behind her back.
15th Mar '17 4:19:40 AM TomWalpertac2
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* ''Series/DeadliestCatch'': Season 11 opened with the Hillstrands lighting up thousands of dollars worth of fireworks (safely, on land) to the delight of "practically the entire population of Unalaska" [[spoiler: which was just a distraction so Sig, Edgar, and Jake Anderson could move the Cape Caution as a prank so Wild Bill would think he'd gone senile]].
9th Mar '17 4:29:17 PM Andyroid
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E2TheCrystalEmpirePart2 "The Crystal Empire, Part 2"]], Applejack is tasked with keeping the crystal ponies' morale high by making sure they don't learn that [[AmplifierArtifact the Crystal Heart]] hasn't actually been found yet. AJ is also [[BadLiar a terrible liar]], so every time somepony asks her about the Crystal Heart, her response is something along the lines of "Hey, look! Food! Look! A jousting match!"

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E9SweetAndElite "Sweet and Elite"]], Rarity has spent most of the episode trying to keep her small-town roots a secret from the Canterlot elite. She tries to distract Fancy Pants before Twilight Sparkle can blab that Rarity is "the friend from Ponyville" who made her dress, saying "I'd like to show you... uh, this thing that's over there, on the other side of the room."
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In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E2TheCrystalEmpirePart2 "The Crystal Empire, Part 2"]], Applejack is tasked with keeping the crystal ponies' morale high by making sure they don't learn that [[AmplifierArtifact the Crystal Heart]] hasn't actually been found yet. AJ is also [[BadLiar a terrible liar]], so every time somepony asks her about the Crystal Heart, her response is something along the lines of "Hey, look! Food! Look! A jousting match!"
4th Mar '17 11:02:03 AM Premonition45
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* In ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober'', Dr. Petrov, the chief physician, is the only ''Red October'' officer not part of Ramius' defection plan. So, during dinner in the officers' mess, Borodin orders him to compile his radiation tests so that they can privately discuss their plan.
12th Feb '17 8:49:06 PM BattleMaster
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* Once in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', Harry needs to pick a lock. Since FairCop Murphy is there, he tells her to "look at that zeppelin." Subverted in that Murphy knows ''exactly'' what he's doing, but complies anyway so that she doesn't actually see him doing anything illegal.

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* Once in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', Harry needs to pick a lock. Since FairCop Murphy [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure Officer Murphy]] is there, he tells her to "look at that zeppelin." Subverted in that Murphy knows ''exactly'' what he's doing, but complies anyway so that she doesn't actually see him doing anything illegal.
12th Jan '17 12:35:59 AM Doug86
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* The Demonic Duck from ''ElGoonishShive'' is an expert in "distraction magic," and when it goes on strike attempts to summon it fail to serve as efficient distractions.

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* The Demonic Duck from ''ElGoonishShive'' ''WebComic/ElGoonishShive'' is an expert in "distraction magic," and when it goes on strike attempts to summon it fail to serve as efficient distractions.
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