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20th Apr '17 6:46:42 AM Ereiam
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* In ''Film/TheGrandBudapestHotel'' Zero's girlfriend hides rock hammers and chisels in the ornate pastries sent to Gustave in prison. The guard who cuts up all the other food sent to inmates can't bring himself to destroy them.

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* In ''Film/TheGrandBudapestHotel'' Zero's girlfriend hides rock hammers and chisels in the ornate pastries sent to Gustave in prison. The prison, not even bothering to disguise their shape. Even then, the guard who cuts up all the other food sent to inmates can't bring himself to destroy them.
23rd Feb '17 2:02:36 PM EDP
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* Spoofed in a ''Lupo Alberto'' story, where the main character was arrested due [[CriminalDoppelganger him looking like a fearsome criminal]] and the criminal's accomplices, not knowing their boss is still out, send him a cake hidden inside a file and a cake hidden inside a bigger cake ([[StupidCrooks they're enormous idiots]]). They were about to send him a file hidden inside a bigger file when their boss tracked them down.

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* Spoofed in a ''Lupo Alberto'' story, where the main character was arrested due [[CriminalDoppelganger him looking like a fearsome criminal]] and the criminal's accomplices, not knowing their boss is still out, send him a cake hidden inside a file and a cake hidden inside a bigger cake ([[StupidCrooks they're enormous idiots]]). They cake, and were about to send him a file hidden inside a bigger file when their boss tracked them down.down. As the director puts it, the accomplices had "very good brains, like new. Never used. [[StupidCrooks Two morons]]".
23rd Feb '17 1:59:56 PM EDP
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* Spoofed in a ''Lupo Alberto'' story, where the main character was arrested due [[CriminalDoppelganger him looking like a fearsome criminal]] and the criminal's accomplices, not knowing their boss is still out, send him a cake hidden inside a file and a cake hidden inside a bigger cake ([[StupidCrooks they're enormous idiots]]). They were about to send him a file hidden inside a bigger file when their boss tracked them down.
17th Dec '16 2:16:07 AM LondonKdS
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* In ''VideoGame/BadPiggies'', feeding the King Pig cakes causes him to belch out random points upgrades or power-ups, as well as some useless items, which include a file.
10th Dec '16 8:40:35 AM Doug86
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* Referenced on ''Series/TheGoldenGirls''. Rose, Dorothy, and Blanche are mistaken for prostitutes and arrested, and a while later Sophia shows up.
-->'''[[TheDitz Rose:]]''' Are you here to bail us out?
-->'''[[DeadpanSnarker Dorothy:]]''' No Rose, she's dropping off a manicotti with a file in it!



* Referenced on ''TheGoldenGirls''. Rose, Dorothy, and Blanche are mistaken for prostitutes and arrested, and a while later Sophia shows up.
-->'''[[TheDitz Rose:]]''' Are you here to bail us out?
-->'''[[DeadpanSnarker Dorothy:]]''' No Rose, she's dropping off a manicotti with a file in it!
25th Nov '16 3:02:52 PM AFP
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** Mind, only the first few examples of baked goods needed to actually be bombs before the Nazis started treating ''every'' out-of-place cake and bread loaf as a [[ParanoiaGambit potential bomb]], allowing for LaResistance to cause a considerable amount of mayhem using regular flour.
11th Nov '16 6:29:13 PM Eddy1215
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* Series/LawAndOrderSVU : ChekhovsGunman [[MeaningfulName Bronwyn Freed]] uses this method to assist [[spoiler: William Lewis and Dr. Yates and Dr. Rudnick to escape from jail]]. Despite being BoundAndGagged and left in a car trunk, she [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys defends them]].

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* Series/LawAndOrderSVU : ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU'': ChekhovsGunman [[MeaningfulName Bronwyn Freed]] uses this method to assist [[spoiler: William Lewis and Dr. Yates and Dr. Rudnick to escape from jail]]. Despite being BoundAndGagged and left in a car trunk, she [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys defends them]].
11th Nov '16 6:27:31 PM Eddy1215
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** Spoofed in an episode, where a criminal on a literal PlanetOfHats is given a file (they eat metal) that has a cake inside, which he uses to incapacitate the guard.

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** Spoofed in an episode, where a criminal on a literal PlanetOfHats is given a file (they eat metal) that has a cake inside, which he [[ImprobableWeapon uses to incapacitate the guard.guard]].



* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/CatDog'': A bunch of immates receive a file, but Shriek uses it on her fingernails and then uses said fingernails to pick the lock.

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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/CatDog'': A bunch of immates inmates receive a file, but Shriek uses it on her fingernails and then uses said fingernails to pick the lock.



* Subverted in the ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' episode Who Framed Jimmy Neutron. Jimmy, in jail, tries to tell Sheen to bring him escape tools indirectly by telling Sheen to bring a book they read in class named "Drills, Hacksaws, and Shovels." Sheen shows up with a cake, and Carl pops out. When asked by Jimmy where the tools are, Sheen produces a book named "Book of Drills, Hacksaws, and Shovels." Carl and Sheen are then jailed with Jimmy for trying to break Jimmy out.

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* Subverted in the ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' episode Who "Who Framed Jimmy Neutron.Neutron". Jimmy, in jail, tries to tell Sheen to bring him escape tools indirectly by telling Sheen to bring a book they read in class named "Drills, Hacksaws, and Shovels." Sheen shows up with a cake, and Carl pops out. When asked by Jimmy where the tools are, [[LiteralMinded Sheen produces a book book]] named "Book of Drills, Hacksaws, and Shovels." Carl and Sheen are then jailed with Jimmy for trying to break Jimmy out.
31st Oct '16 11:09:02 AM Eddy1215
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** One particularly amusing variation has the ''cake itself'' be the tool. By now, the guards have gotten GenreSavvy to the Beagles using the trope and have an X-Ray machine installed. Surprisingly, it contains nothing but actual cake. However, the cake gives Burger Beagle a case of the hiccups so bad his brothers are able to ''[[EquipableAlly use him as a jackhammer]]'' to dig out.

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** One particularly amusing variation has the ''cake itself'' be the tool. By now, the guards have gotten GenreSavvy to the Beagles using the trope and have an X-Ray machine installed. Surprisingly, it contains nothing but actual cake. However, the cake gives Burger Beagle a case of the hiccups so bad his brothers are able to ''[[EquipableAlly ''[[EquippableAlly use him as a jackhammer]]'' to dig out.
31st Oct '16 11:08:12 AM Eddy1215
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* MarkTwain parodies this (and possibly other early uses) in ''Literature/HuckleberryFinn'', where this is a part of Tom Sawyer's RuleOfCool plan to free Jim.

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** In ''Super [=DuckTales=]'', when Scrooge gets arrested and thrown into jail, Mrs. Beakley smuggles in a grenade in a cake so that he can blow up the walls and get out. It...doesn't go to plan, and Huey, Dewey and Louie have to call on Gizmo Duck to break him out.
** One particularly amusing variation has the ''cake itself'' be the tool. It contains nothing but actual cake, but the cake gives one of the Beagle Boys a case of the hiccups so bad his brothers are able to ''use him as a jackhammer'' to dig out.
** Another amusing example is from the FiveEpisodePilot when "El Capitan" sends them a package of explosives disguised as chocolates. Burger, the BigEater of the group, thinks they ''are'' chocolates, and eats one, [[EatTheBomb with rather unpleasant results.]] And even when they realize what they are, [[TooDumbToLive he asks for another later.]] Fortunately, they keep him from eating any more, and use them to escape.

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** In ''Super [=DuckTales=]'', when Scrooge gets arrested and thrown into jail, Mrs. Beakley smuggles in a grenade in a cake so that he can blow up the walls and get out. It...doesn't go to plan, and Huey, Dewey and Louie have to call on Gizmo Duck to break him both Scrooge ''and'' Mrs. Beakley out.
** One particularly amusing variation has the ''cake itself'' be the tool. It By now, the guards have gotten GenreSavvy to the Beagles using the trope and have an X-Ray machine installed. Surprisingly, it contains nothing but actual cake, but cake. However, the cake gives one of the Burger Beagle Boys a case of the hiccups so bad his brothers are able to ''use ''[[EquipableAlly use him as a jackhammer'' jackhammer]]'' to dig out.
** Another amusing example is from the FiveEpisodePilot when "El Capitan" sends them a package of explosives disguised as chocolates. Burger, being the BigEater of the group, thinks they ''are'' chocolates, and eats one, [[EatTheBomb with rather unpleasant results.]] And even when they realize what they are, [[TooDumbToLive he asks for another later.]] Fortunately, they keep him from eating any more, and use them to escape.






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