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16th May '18 4:06:47 AM foxley
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* ''Film/TheHouseThatDrippedBlood'': In "Method for Murder", all of Charles' attempts to convince Alice that Dominick is real and in the house end with him showing her an apparently empty room and her thinking he is cracking up.
14th May '18 1:28:14 PM MikeW
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* Happens a few times on ''Series/RemingtonSteele'' by either Steele and Laura, or thier clients.
** One episode has Steele kidnapped at a mansion and nearly killed. When he returns with Laurel, Steele, a classic old movie buff, openly lampshades how he fully expects to find absolutely no evidence of what had happened. He's right.
1st Apr '18 1:58:34 PM KingLyger
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* Discussed in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTalesTheMovieTreasureOfTheLostLamp''. Webby's first wish on the genie's lamp is for a baby elephant. However, RealityEnsues when the elephant makes a gigantic mess after Webby can't control it, scaring Mrs. Beakley in the process. She goes to get Scrooge [=McDuck=] to show him, but by that time, Louie uses up one of his wishes to undo Webby's, making the elephant vanish and cleaning up the mess. Beakley even lampshades how crazy she must look after Scrooge finds nothing, saying "you think I'm crazy, don't you?" However, Scrooge sees his nephews sneaking out, replying "maybe not."
26th Mar '18 10:01:15 PM nombretomado
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* Used in ''[[PrettyLittleLiars Killer]]'' when the girls tell the police about Ian's death, and his body is gone from the forest when they return.

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* Used in ''[[PrettyLittleLiars ''[[Literature/PrettyLittleLiars Killer]]'' when the girls tell the police about Ian's death, and his body is gone from the forest when they return.
9th Mar '18 1:12:07 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** [[DefiedTrope Defied]] when Shawn refuses to leave a corpse at its dump site because [[GenreSavvy it'll be gone when they get back.]] [[spoiler:They take the corpse with them instead, hiding it inside a school mascot uniform.]]

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** [[DefiedTrope Defied]] when Shawn refuses to leave a corpse at its dump site because [[GenreSavvy it'll be gone when they get back.]] back. [[spoiler:They take the corpse with them instead, hiding it inside a school mascot uniform.]]



* Referenced -- with an unusual level of [[GenreSavvy Genre Savviness]] -- by Ivan Bezdomny in ''Webcomic/TheWotch'', when he [[http://www.thewotch.com/?epDate=2006-09-19 finds a cult of militant feminists in a secret sub-basement of the school]].

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* Referenced -- with an unusual level of [[GenreSavvy Genre Savviness]] -- by Ivan Bezdomny in ''Webcomic/TheWotch'', when he [[http://www.thewotch.com/?epDate=2006-09-19 finds a cult of militant feminists in a secret sub-basement of the school]].



** This problem, used as a comedic device, continually plagues Candace; whatever amazing and bizarre thing Phineas and Ferb are doing that time, there's no sign of it by the time Candace tries to show Mom. She shows flashes of GenreSavvy regarding it, but she still tries anyway. This happening OncePerEpisode is the premise of the whole show. Phineas and Ferb's creations must [[ContrivedCoincidence have Plot Armor in reverse or something]]. Candace [[spoiler:and sometimes Phineas and Ferb]] tries extremely hard to show Mom what Phineas and Ferb did, but the creations are always completely destroyed. Candace even "discovered" a nonexistent sensor that was buried in the family driveway and triggered a creation's invisibility.

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** This problem, used as a comedic device, continually plagues Candace; whatever amazing and bizarre thing Phineas and Ferb are doing that time, there's no sign of it by the time Candace tries to show Mom. She shows flashes of GenreSavvy regarding it, but she still tries anyway. This happening OncePerEpisode is the premise of the whole show. Phineas and Ferb's creations must [[ContrivedCoincidence have Plot Armor in reverse or something]]. Candace [[spoiler:and sometimes Phineas and Ferb]] tries extremely hard to show Mom what Phineas and Ferb did, but the creations are always completely destroyed. Candace even "discovered" a nonexistent sensor that was buried in the family driveway and triggered a creation's invisibility.



** In TheMovie, Candace is shown to be believing in a mysterious force that protects the boys. She later shows how GenreSavvy she's become as, [[spoiler:when the city is being attacked by killer robots, she knows that trying to show it to her mom will ensure they all disappear. When she finally drags her mom to the now empty streets the mom just watches in confusion while Candace cheers about how she saved the world.]]

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** In TheMovie, Candace is shown to be believing in a mysterious force that protects the boys. She later shows how GenreSavvy she's become as, [[spoiler:when [[spoiler:When the city is being attacked by killer robots, she knows that trying to show it to her mom will ensure they all disappear. When she finally drags her mom to the now empty streets the mom just watches in confusion while Candace cheers about how she saved the world.]]
14th Feb '18 6:27:04 PM foxley
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* ''Film/KingOfTheZombies'': When Jeff first encounters zombies in the kitchen, he runs upstairs to tell Bill and Mac. When they come down with their host Dr. Sangre, they find a kitchen devoid of zombies, and the other servants swearing there never had been any. Bill and Mac dismiss Jeff as being concussed, or drunk.
19th Jan '18 7:07:27 AM StFan
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->''"IT WAS HERE! '''HONEST!''''' An elephant wearing a big, pink bow! ''(suddenly calm)'' You think I'm crazy, don't you?"
-->-- '''Mrs. Beakley''' ''(to Scrooge)'', ''WesternAnimation/DuckTalesTheMovieTreasureOfTheLostLamp''

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->''"IT WAS HERE! '''HONEST!''''' '''HONEST!''' An elephant wearing a big, pink bow! ''(suddenly calm)'' ''[suddenly calm]'' You think I'm crazy, don't you?"
you?"''
-->-- '''Mrs. Beakley''' ''(to Scrooge)'', ''[to Scrooge]'', ''WesternAnimation/DuckTalesTheMovieTreasureOfTheLostLamp''



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-->'''Homer:''' Uh, is this going to be like one of those horror movies where we open the door and everything's normal and we think you're crazy, but then there really is a killer robot and the next morning you find me impaled on the weather vane? Is that what this is, Lisa?

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-->'''Homer:''' --->'''Homer:''' Uh, is this going to be like one of those horror movies where we open the door and everything's normal and we think you're crazy, but then there really is a killer robot and the next morning you find me impaled on the weather vane? Is that what this is, Lisa?



-->''"You'll be sorry!"''

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* In the ''ScoobyDooWhereAreYou'' debut episode "What A Night For A Knight," Shaggy and Scooby notice a missing spot on a museum wall. When they gather the others and bring them to the scene, the empty spot had been filled. "It was a minute ago," Shaggy pleads.

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* In the ''ScoobyDooWhereAreYou'' ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooWhereAreYou'' debut episode "What A a Night For A Knight," for a Knight", Shaggy and Scooby notice a missing spot on a museum wall. When they gather the others and bring them to the scene, the empty spot had been filled. "It was a minute ago," Shaggy pleads.
13th Jan '18 9:40:30 PM HeroGal2347
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** Also used once as a clue in "Mr. Monk Takes a Vacation". [[spoiler:It was the maids who killed one of the other maids to cover up their committing insider trading by viewing the belongings of business men staying at the hotel.]] Monk figured it out because [[spoiler:they were the only people who could clean up a room that fast]].

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** Also used once as a clue in "Mr. "[[Recap/MonkS1E9MrMonkTakesAVacation Mr. Monk Takes a Vacation".Vacation]]". [[spoiler:It was the maids who killed one of the other maids to cover up their committing insider trading by viewing the belongings of business men staying at the hotel.]] Monk figured it out because [[spoiler:they were the only people who could clean up a room that fast]].
4th Jan '18 5:03:35 PM rjd1922
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* In ''VideoGame/YandereSimulator'', if a TeachersPet student witnesses the {{yandere}} VillainProtagonist commit murder or sees a corpse, they will run to a teacher and lead them to it. If Yandere-chan moves the body out of sight before the teacher arrives, she will scold the student for pulling a prank on her.
2nd Dec '17 6:28:48 PM DrOO7
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* ''Series/{{ER}}''. Carter treats a doctor who runs an inner-city clinic, visiting him there to check up on him and give him his medication. When the man returns to the hospital a few weeks later, Carter gives him a generous donation, but is stunned to find the clinic completely deserted when he visits again. The cop with him informs him that contrary to what the man told him, the clinic had been there only a few ''weeks'', not the twenty-something years the guy claimed.
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