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12th Jan '17 2:37:51 PM DaibhidC
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* Subverted in one episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'', where Angelica has taken a ball from Tommy, who wants it back.
--> '''Angelica:''' Ask me nice.
--> '''Tommy:''' Give me my ball!
--> '''Angelica:''' Say "Pretty please with sugar on top."
--> '''Tommy:''' Give me my ball!
--> '''Angelica:''' Say "[[HypocriticalHumor Angelica is the nicest]], prettiest, best person in the whole wide world."
--> '''Tommy:''' [[PunctuatedForEmphasis GIVE ME]] [[RuleOfThree MY BALL!]]


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* A version of "pretty please" in a ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' strip where Lucy has made Linus toast, but won't give it to him until he says "Thank you, dear sister, greatest of all sisters, without whom I would not survive". After she's gone he asks "How can I eat when I'm nauseated?"
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* Subverted in one episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'', where Angelica has taken a ball from Tommy, who wants it back.
--> '''Angelica:''' Ask me nice.
--> '''Tommy:''' Give me my ball!
--> '''Angelica:''' Say "Pretty please with sugar on top."
--> '''Tommy:''' Give me my ball!
--> '''Angelica:''' Say "[[HypocriticalHumor Angelica is the nicest]], prettiest, best person in the whole wide world."
--> '''Tommy:''' [[PunctuatedForEmphasis GIVE ME]] [[RuleOfThree MY BALL!]]
18th Oct '16 3:13:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond: In "Hackidu", Ray is impatient to get out of Russell's shop with the Scramisaur card, but before Russell will let him have it, he demands, "Let's have a little smile." Ray struggles to force a smile, and after Russell says, "That's what it's all about, man", he says he owes him well over $200 for the purchase.

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* Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond: ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond'':
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In "Hackidu", Ray is impatient to get out of Russell's shop with the Scramisaur card, but before Russell will let him have it, he demands, "Let's have a little smile." Ray struggles to force a smile, and after Russell says, "That's what it's all about, man", he says he owes him well over $200 for the purchase.
18th Oct '16 3:13:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Film/PulpFiction'' Vincent responds to the Wolf's orders on how to dispose of Marvin with "Please would be nice." This despite the fact that the situation is almost entirely his fault. The Wolf complies, sarcastically.




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* In ''Film/PulpFiction'' Vincent responds to the Wolf's orders on how to dispose of Marvin with "Please would be nice." This despite the fact that the situation is almost entirely his fault. The Wolf complies, sarcastically.
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10th Jun '16 3:02:13 PM Prfnoff
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* ''Theatre/CityOfAngels'':
-->'''Buddy''': I need the new pages first thing yesterday. I'm going to open my window--I want to see some fingers flying. Stine? Let me hear a smile. ''(Stine smiles despite himself)'' Louder! ''(A laugh from Stine)'' That's my boy!
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8th May '16 7:50:45 PM RustyBill
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Say "cheese"!

''Limburger.''
8th May '16 7:41:24 PM mickey211
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* In ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Lumiere is trying to coach the Beast on how to woo Belle. He tells the Beast, "When you see her, give her your most dazzling smile! Come, come, show us the smile." Cue the Beast awkwardly baring his fangs.
* In ''Film/PulpFiction'' Vincent responds to the Wolf's orders on how to dispose of Marvin with "Please would be nice." This despite the fact that the situation is almost entirely his fault. The Wolf complies, sarcastically.
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* Subverted in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', where Harry is trying to negotiate a deal with local crime boss Johnny Marcone.
--> '''Marcone:''' Say "please".
--> '''Harry:''' Please...
--> '''Marcone:''' Say "pretty please".
--> '''Harry:''' Pretty please...
--> '''Marcone:''' Say "pretty please with a cherry on top".
--> '''Harry:''' [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Fuck you]]. *hangs up*
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In ''Into the Dalek'', the Doctor waits for a soldier to lower her weapon and say "Please" before he agrees to take her back to her base.



* WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons: A variant occurs in "Black Widower" when Sideshow Bob is chewing out a hotel bellboy:
--> '''Sideshow Bob''': I WANTED A ROOM WITH A FIREPLACE, YOU BLASTED MONKEY! (realizes Selma is capturing him on camera) Oh Selma dear... I was just chatting with my good friend... (looks at his name tag) Dennis! Now, smile for the camera, there's a good lad! (Dennis struggles to produce a nervous smile)
* WesternAnimation/TeenTitans: Robin is being forced to take a supervillain's daughter to her prom.
--> '''Kitty:''' And would it kill you to smile?
--> (Robin forces a [[TheUnsmile painful-looking rictus]])
--> '''Robin:''' Maybe.
* Subverted in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', where Harry is trying to negotiate a deal with local crime boss Johnny Marcone.
--> '''Marcone:''' Say "please".
--> '''Harry:''' Please...
--> '''Marcone:''' Say "pretty please".
--> '''Harry:''' Pretty please...
--> '''Marcone:''' Say "pretty please with a cherry on top".
--> '''Harry:''' [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Fuck you]]. *hangs up*



* In ''Series/JessicaJones'', Kilgrave often commands Jessica to smile [[CompellingVoice while she is under his control]].
* ''Series/RoyalCanadianAirFarce'' had a self-inflicted example where a politician in turmoil addresses his country saying "if I was worried, would I smile like this?" The camera cuts to a close-up of his face, and he smiles very briefly before reverting to gloom.



* ''Series/RoyalCanadianAirFarce'' had a self-inflicted example where a politician in turmoil addresses his country saying "if I was worried, would I smile like this?" The camera cuts to a close-up of his face, and he smiles very briefly before reverting to gloom.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In ''Into the Dalek'', the Doctor waits for a soldier to lower her weapon and say "Please" before he agrees to take her back to her base.
* In ''Film/PulpFiction'' Vincent responds to the Wolf's orders on how to dispose of Marvin with "Please would be nice." This despite the fact that the situation is almost entirely his fault. The Wolf complies, sarcastically.
* In ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Lumiere is trying to coach the Beast on how to woo Belle. He tells the Beast, "When you see her, give her your most dazzling smile! Come, come, show us the smile." Cue the Beast awkwardly baring his fangs.

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* ''Series/RoyalCanadianAirFarce'' had a self-inflicted example where a politician WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons: A variant occurs in turmoil addresses his country saying "if "Black Widower" when Sideshow Bob is chewing out a hotel bellboy:
--> '''Sideshow Bob''': I WANTED A ROOM WITH A FIREPLACE, YOU BLASTED MONKEY! (realizes Selma is capturing him on camera) Oh Selma dear...
I was worried, would I just chatting with my good friend... (looks at his name tag) Dennis! Now, smile like this?" The camera cuts to a close-up of his face, and he smiles very briefly before reverting to gloom.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In ''Into
for the Dalek'', the Doctor waits for camera, there's a soldier good lad! (Dennis struggles to lower her weapon and say "Please" before he agrees produce a nervous smile)
* WesternAnimation/TeenTitans: Robin is being forced
to take her back a supervillain's daughter to her base.
* In ''Film/PulpFiction'' Vincent responds to the Wolf's orders on how to dispose of Marvin with "Please
prom.
--> '''Kitty:''' And
would be nice." This despite the fact that the situation is almost entirely his fault. The Wolf complies, sarcastically.
* In ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Lumiere is trying to coach the Beast on how to woo Belle. He tells the Beast, "When
it kill you see her, give her your most dazzling smile! Come, come, show us the smile." Cue the Beast awkwardly baring his fangs.to smile?
--> (Robin forces a [[TheUnsmile painful-looking rictus]])
--> '''Robin:''' Maybe.
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29th Mar '16 2:47:47 PM cybertoy0
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* In ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Lumiere is trying to coach the Beast on how to woo Belle. He tells the Beast, "When you see her, give her your most dazzling smile! Come, come, show us the smile." Cue the Beast awkwardly baring his fangs.
15th Nov '15 6:46:22 PM nombretomado
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* Subverted in one episode of ''{{Rugrats}}'', where Angelica has taken a ball from Tommy, who wants it back.

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* Subverted in one episode of ''{{Rugrats}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'', where Angelica has taken a ball from Tommy, who wants it back.
9th Jul '15 8:53:34 AM thatother1dude
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--> (Robin forces a [[TechnicallyASmile painful-looking rictus]])

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--> (Robin forces a [[TechnicallyASmile [[TheUnsmile painful-looking rictus]])
25th Nov '14 8:06:52 AM TrustBen
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* DoctorWho: In ''Into the Dalek'', the Doctor waits for a soldier to lower her weapon and say "Please" before he agrees to take her back to her base.

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* DoctorWho: ''Series/DoctorWho'': In ''Into the Dalek'', the Doctor waits for a soldier to lower her weapon and say "Please" before he agrees to take her back to her base.base.
* In ''Film/PulpFiction'' Vincent responds to the Wolf's orders on how to dispose of Marvin with "Please would be nice." This despite the fact that the situation is almost entirely his fault. The Wolf complies, sarcastically.
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