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11th Jul '16 8:01:19 PM DrOO7
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* ''Series/EmptyNest'': After Harry overrules another doctor's treatment plan, she angrily declares, "I'm sick of you older doctors doing things like this!" As she storms off, the equally angry Harry rants:
--> '''Harry''': "Now wait just a minute, you, you. . .''young lady''!"
--> '''[[DeadpanSnarker Laverne]]''': "Oh, yeah. She's going to be reeling from that one for a ''long'' time."
9th Jul '16 6:58:30 AM KBABZ
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* In ''Series/RedDwarf'', Lister lampshades this during a conversation with Rimmer:
-->'''Rimmer''': Oh ha-ha.
-->'''Lister''': Rimmer, "oh ha ha" is only used by people who can't come up with witty comebacks.
-->'''Rimmer''': ...oh ha-ha!
30th Jun '16 7:13:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Hercules Returns'' - Urses mocks Samson, trying to provoke him into a fight to see whether or not he's faking the loss of his strength. Samson's response?

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* ''Hercules Returns'' ''Film/HerculesReturns'' - Urses mocks Samson, trying to provoke him into a fight to see whether or not he's faking the loss of his strength. Samson's response?
30th Jun '16 6:49:26 AM Morgenthaler
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** And this brilliant exchange between Doug and [[RedheadedBully Roger]] over whose pet will win a talent contest in "Doug's Pet Capades":

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** And this brilliant exchange between Doug and [[RedheadedBully Roger]] Roger over whose pet will win a talent contest in "Doug's Pet Capades":
28th Jun '16 8:00:01 AM Andyroid
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-->'''Strong Sad:''' It's not called [=TrogdorCon=], and it's 2005.\\

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-->'''Strong --->'''Strong Sad:''' It's not called [=TrogdorCon=], and it's 2005.\\



-->'''Washington''': You guys are the most immature soldiers I've ever met!
-->'''Grif''': [[IResembleThatRemark Your face is immature]]!

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-->'''Washington''': --->'''Washington''': You guys are the most immature soldiers I've ever met!
-->'''Grif''':
met!\\
'''Grif''':
[[IResembleThatRemark Your face is immature]]!



-->'''Church''': Wow, that guy's dumber than you are.
-->'''Tucker''': You mean he's dumber than ''you'' are.
-->'''Church''': Wow, Tucker. That was a classy comeback.

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-->'''Church''': Wow, that guy's dumber than you are.
-->'''Tucker''':
are.\\
'''Tucker''':
You mean he's dumber than ''you'' are.
-->'''Church''':
are.\\
'''Church''':
Wow, Tucker. That was a classy comeback.
28th Jun '16 7:59:07 AM Andyroid
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* From ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'':
-->Dear strong bad,
-->Can you please write a book about
-->come-back jokes!
-->Mike
-->Canada
-->'''Strong Bad''': More like, ''you'' write a book about come-back jokes, ''NERD!''
** From the Strong Bad Email where Homestar and Strong Bad get stranded on a FarSideIsland together:
-->'''Homestar Runner''': Is there ice cream yet?
-->'''Strong Bad''': You're gonna need to get ice cream in a second if you don't quit asking me that. You know... 'cause I'm gonna hit you...and you'll need the ice cream to... stop the swelling.

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* From Done a number of times by Strong Bad on ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'':
-->Dear strong bad,
-->Can you please
** In the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "50 emails", one of the emails asks Strong Bad to "please write a book about
-->come-back jokes!
-->Mike
-->Canada
-->'''Strong
about comeback jokes".
--->'''Strong
Bad''': More like, ''you'' write a book about come-back jokes, ''NERD!''
** From the Strong Bad Email "island", where Homestar and Strong Bad get stranded on a FarSideIsland together:
-->'''Homestar --->'''Homestar Runner''': Is there ice cream yet?
-->'''Strong
yet?\\
'''Strong
Bad''': You're gonna need to get ice cream in a second if you don't quit asking me that. You know... 'cause I'm gonna hit you...and you'll need the ice cream to... stop the swelling.
** From "[=TrogdorCon=] '97", a short made to promote The Brothers Chaps visiting Dragoncon 2005, has this exchange between Strong Bad and Strong Sad:
-->'''Strong Sad:''' It's not called [=TrogdorCon=], and it's 2005.\\
'''Strong Bad:''' It might be for you, but... you're... a butt. (''grins'')\\
'''Strong Sad:''' [[SarcasmMode That's a good 'un, Strong Bad.]]
26th Jun '16 11:54:01 AM Metallix
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* In ''VideoGame/DestroyAllHumans 2'', while looking for Coyote Bongwater, Crypto is given the option to threaten a bunch of hippies at a gathering for his location, and the result is a lame comeback.
-->'''Crypto''': Okay, simians, here's the deal: you give me Coyote Bongwater, or I toast me up some hippie s'mores! Capische?\\
'''Prudence''': ''WHOOOAA'', we got ourselves a narc over here! Hey, Narc, why don't you go back to Narc Central and nark around with all the other narcs, YOU NARC!\\
'''Crypto''': Ouch. That stings.\\
'''Prudence''': Just the sort of response I'd expect from a narc!
19th Jun '16 3:07:30 PM merotoker
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* [[Comicbook/RobinSeries Tim Drake]] and [[Comicbook/{{Batgirl2009}} Spoiler]] catch the leader of a gang who are selling guns to kids. Robin asks him who is supplying the guns and the thug tells him the tooth fairy. Tim tells him that he is going to be giving the tooth fairy a lot of business unless he starts talking. [[DeadpanSnarker Stephanie]] notes that was a good one.



* ''Manta, Manta'' from Germany. The main character [[GermanHumor who drives an Opel Manta]] and becomes the ButtMonkey of a radio moderator who tells Manta jokes [[RunningGag all the time]]. Finally, he gets revenge when he breaks in at the radio station and has the opportunity to say his opinion on the radio.

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* ''Manta, Manta'' from Germany. The main character [[GermanHumor [[GermanHumour who drives an Opel Manta]] and becomes the ButtMonkey of a radio moderator who tells Manta jokes [[RunningGag all the time]]. Finally, he gets revenge when he breaks in at the radio station and has the opportunity to say his opinion on the radio.



* In Film/{{Zoolander}}, after Hansel tells Derek to "Derelict [his] balls", Derek eventually makes his way to one of these:

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* In Film/{{Zoolander}}, ''Film/{{Zoolander}}'', after Hansel tells Derek to "Derelict [his] balls", Derek eventually makes his way to one of these:



* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'', episode "Douche and Turd":

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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'', ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''
** The
episode "Douche and Turd":



'''TheTick:''' *I* am that jerk; who wants to know?

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'''TheTick:''' '''The Tick:''' *I* am that jerk; who wants to know?
17th Jun '16 1:36:48 AM PaulA
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* In the Literature/{{Discworld}} novel ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}'', Ptaclusp [=IIb=] (a cosmic-minded architect) tells his twin brother Ptaclusp [=IIa=] (an accountant) "The trouble with you is [[OscarWilde you know the price of everything and the value of nothing]]". [=IIa=] retorts "And the trouble with ''you'' is ... is that you don't!"

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* In the Literature/{{Discworld}} novel ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}'', Ptaclusp [=IIb=] (a cosmic-minded architect) tells his twin brother Ptaclusp [=IIa=] (an accountant) "The trouble with you is [[OscarWilde [[Creator/OscarWilde you know the price of everything and the value of nothing]]". [=IIa=] retorts "And the trouble with ''you'' is ... is that you don't!"
14th Jun '16 1:32:58 PM SpocktorWho
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** Although Dean is generally a quite [[DeadpanSnarker witty]] character, catching him off guard seems to result in a lot of NoYou responses.
-->'''Sam:''' Our dark spots are pretty dark.
-->'''Dean:''' You're... dark.
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