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15th Jan '17 6:39:27 PM jormis29
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* According Creator/DaveBarry, when the dome of the United States Capitol was being built nobody realized the writing on the ceiling was Italian for "Help I'm trapped up here and am starving to death".

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* According to Creator/DaveBarry, when the dome of the United States Capitol was being built nobody realized the writing on the ceiling was Italian for "Help I'm trapped up here and am starving to death".
15th Jan '17 3:51:09 PM NateTheGreat
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* According the Creator/DaveBarry, when the Washington Capitol was being built nobody realized the writing on the rotunda was Italian for "Help I'm trapped up here and am starving to death".

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* According the Creator/DaveBarry, when the Washington dome of the United States Capitol was being built nobody realized the writing on the rotunda ceiling was Italian for "Help I'm trapped up here and am starving to death".
5th Dec '16 12:15:04 PM Allronix
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* The earliest use that has been found for "I'm being held prisoner at [a Chinese food preparation place] is from 1955 [[http://www.barrypopik.com/index.php/new_york_city/entry/fortune_cookie_or_fortune_cake_help_im_prisoner_in_a_chinese_bakery/ (listed here)]] but [[WeaselWords some suspect]] that it's been around for longer than that.

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* The earliest use that has been found for There's an urban legend of an immigrant or other forced labor using the fortune cookie as a "I'm being held prisoner at [a Chinese food preparation place] place]." The earliest documented one is from 1955 [[http://www.barrypopik.com/index.php/new_york_city/entry/fortune_cookie_or_fortune_cake_help_im_prisoner_in_a_chinese_bakery/ (listed here)]] but [[WeaselWords some suspect]] that like most urban legends, it's probably been around for longer than that.
20th Oct '16 3:14:23 PM Luigifan
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Bloo becomes a celebrity, but his agent won't let him go. So on his variety show, Bloo tap dances a Morse code message saying "Help me, Mac!" so Mac and the rest of the friends wo are watching can go to the studio and save him.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Bloo becomes a celebrity, but his agent won't let him go. So on his variety show, Bloo tap dances a Morse code message saying "Help me, Mac!" so Mac and the rest of the friends wo who are watching can go to the studio and save him.
30th Aug '16 6:03:51 AM tropower
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* ''Help! I'm a Prisoner in the Library'' by Eth Clifford, although it's not exactly the main focus.
30th Aug '16 5:58:17 AM tropower
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* There was a ''WesternAnimation/{{Madeline}}'' animated movie where Madeline ended up in a sweatshop making lace, and she and the other girls attempted to knot lace patterns that spelled out a message for help.

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* There was a ''WesternAnimation/{{Madeline}}'' animated In the direct-to-video movie where ''WesternAnimation/{{Madeline}}: Lost in Paris'', Madeline ended up in a sweatshop making lace, and she and the other girls attempted to knot lace patterns that spelled out a message for help.
23rd Jul '16 6:29:06 AM appealus
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Bloo becomes a celebrity, but his agent won't let him go. So on his variety show, Bloo tap dances a Morse code message saying "Help me, Mac!" so Mac and the rest of the friends wo are watching can so to the studio and save him.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Bloo becomes a celebrity, but his agent won't let him go. So on his variety show, Bloo tap dances a Morse code message saying "Help me, Mac!" so Mac and the rest of the friends wo are watching can so go to the studio and save him.
18th Jun '16 2:57:40 PM Chabal2
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* According the Creator/DaveBarry, when the Washington Capitol was being built nobody realized the writing on the rotunda was Italian for "Help I'm trapped up here and am starving to death".
7th May '16 4:12:37 PM nombretomado
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* The rare "Buggre all this" edition of the Bible that Aziraphelle had in GoodOmens.

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* The rare "Buggre all this" edition of the Bible that Aziraphelle had in GoodOmens.''Literature/GoodOmens''.
8th Apr '16 3:04:41 AM erforce
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* Whenever French is spoken in ''Film/DudeBroPartyMassacre3'', the subtitles are pleadings of help by the subtitler, who is being held against his will. This extends to the [[CreditsGag end credits]], where Subtitles are credited to "HELP THIS IS NOT A JOKE".



* In {{Literature/Canned}}, by Alex Shearer, Fergal and Charlotte find a can containing the message "HELP", along with several cans containing some more gruesome clues.

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* In {{Literature/Canned}}, ''{{Literature/Canned}}'', by Alex Shearer, Fergal and Charlotte find a can containing the message "HELP", along with several cans containing some more gruesome clues.
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