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29th Apr '16 7:09:14 AM seska1729
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-->'''[=McCoy=]:''' Dammit man, I'm a doctor, not a torpedo technician!
25th Apr '16 5:31:25 PM StarSword
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* ''Fanfic/AGoodCompromise'': Dr. Irim Valder is NotThatKindOfDoctor.
-->'''Irim:''' I'm a general practitioner, not a pharmacologist.
17th Apr '16 5:44:17 AM JackG
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* In the documentary ''Space Race'', Wernher von Braun is being pressured to step up the production of the V2 rocket.
-->"I am an engineer, not a factory manager. [[ReluctantMadScientist And I am not...responsible]] for [[HellHolePrison that production plant]].
16th Apr '16 6:59:47 AM Clare
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** Also, in "The Invasion of Time", the Doctor responds to the suggestion that the TARDIS interior needs redecorating with the words:
--->Listen! I'm a Time Lord, not a painter and decorator!
15th Apr '16 9:06:27 AM JackG
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** In the ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' episode "Broken Link", [[TokenEvilTeammate Garak]] tries to convince [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Worf]] to stand by and let him commit genocide against the Dominion. Worf responds with [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hZqOdsRoKU "I'm a warrior, not a murderer!"]]
** Dr. Phlox of ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'' got into the act when he had to [[ItMakesSenseInContext singlehandedly cold-start the warp reactor]]: "I'm a physician, not an engineer!"
** Inverted; T'Pol is scanning a Vulcan suffering from trellium poisoning, [[NotHerself which is also affecting T'Pol.]]

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** In the * ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' In the episode "Broken Link", [[TokenEvilTeammate Garak]] tries to convince [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Worf]] to stand by and let him commit genocide against the Dominion. Worf responds with [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hZqOdsRoKU "I'm a warrior, not a murderer!"]]
* ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise''
** Dr. Phlox of ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'' got into the act when he had to [[ItMakesSenseInContext singlehandedly cold-start the warp reactor]]: "I'm a physician, not an engineer!"
** Inverted; Inverted in "Impulse". T'Pol is scanning a Vulcan suffering from trellium poisoning, [[NotHerself which is also affecting T'Pol.]]
15th Apr '16 9:04:05 AM JackG
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** Inverted; T'Pol is scanning a Vulcan suffering from trellium poisoning, [[NotHerself which is also affecting T'Pol.]]
-->'''Archer:''' Any idea what's wrong with him?
-->'''T'Pol:''' (tersely) I'm not a doctor.
-->'''Archer:''' But you are my science officer. I kneed to know I can depend on you.
8th Apr '16 10:25:23 PM Musicoftheage
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* In ''Film/JurassicWorld'', Claire tries to ask Owen to track the missing boys through the wilderness, but he says, "I'm was with the Navy, not the Navajo!"

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* In ''Film/JurassicWorld'', Claire tries to ask Owen to track the missing boys through the wilderness, but he says, "I'm "I was with the Navy, not the Navajo!"
21st Mar '16 2:44:32 AM StFan
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* The ''Franchise/StarTrek'' wiki Memory Alpha has a page compiling every time the franchise used the phrase [[http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/I%27m_a_doctor,_not_a here]].



* Moseby of ''[[Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody The Suite Life on Deck]]'' wanted to put Zack on permanent detention for detonating a stink bomb in the chemistry lab. Tutweiler's response:

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* Moseby of ''[[Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody The Suite Life on Deck]]'' wanted wants to put Zack on permanent detention for detonating a stink bomb in the chemistry lab. Tutweiler's response:



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* ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyTrialsAndTribulations''
-->''"Damn it, Maya! I'm a lawyer, not a botanist!"''



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* ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyTrialsAndTribulations''
-->''"Damn it, Maya! I'm a lawyer, not a botanist!"''
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* Played with in ''Machinima/FreemansMind'' in which Gordon Freeman comes across a corpse for the first time and exclaims, "I'm a doctor, not a... normal doctor!"
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* ''Webcomic/{{Digger}}''

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* ''Webcomic/{{Digger}}''''Webcomic/{{Digger}}'':



* The ''Franchise/StarTrek'' wiki Memory Alpha has a page compiling every time the franchise used the phrase [[http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/I%27m_a_doctor,_not_a here]].
* Played with in Machinima/FreemansMind in which Gordon Freeman comes across a corpse for the first time and exclaims, "I'm a doctor, not a...normal doctor!"



* ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'', similar to ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'''s example:

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* ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'', ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead'', similar to ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'''s example:



-->'''Homer:''' Can't you just prune some of the leaves so I can watch TV?
-->'''Hibbert:''' (''dead serious'') What did I just say?

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-->'''Homer:''' Can't you just prune some of the leaves so I can watch TV?
-->'''Hibbert:'''
TV?\\
'''Hibbert:'''
(''dead serious'') What did I just say?



* Responding to criticism of his ridiculously-wild first pitch at a New York Mets game, rapper Music/FiftyCent said "I'm a hustler, not a damn ball player."

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* Responding to criticism of his ridiculously-wild ridiculously wild first pitch at a New York Mets game, rapper Music/FiftyCent said "I'm a hustler, not a damn ball player."



12th Mar '16 6:06:02 PM luiz4200
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* ''WesternAnimation/TimeSquad'': In "Orphan Substitute", the first substitute says he can't help the squad because he's "a math genius, not a history whiz".
20th Feb '16 11:09:23 AM StarSword
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** Proudly continued by the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH) from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' who was in fact an actual placeholder.

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** Proudly continued by the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH) from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' who was in fact an actual placeholder. (That is, he was ''supposed'' to be a supplement to organic doctors in emergencies, but ended up filling in for the chief medical officer when he was killed in the first fifteen minutes of the pilot.)



** It was such a trope of [=McCoy=]'s that it ''had'' to be in the [[Film/StarTrek 2009 revival]]. "I'm a doctor, not a physicist!" (Well, his understanding of the physics Spock suggested seemed okay....)

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** It was such a trope of [=McCoy=]'s that it ''had'' to be in the [[Film/StarTrek 2009 revival]]. "I'm "Damn it, man, I'm a doctor, not a physicist!" (Well, his understanding of the physics Spock suggested seemed okay....)
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