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22nd Aug '16 1:22:48 PM Lullaby22
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-->'''Captain Singh:''' What's the excuse this time, Mr. Allen? Before you answer, allow me to remind that you that last time it was car trouble? Want to know why that one was particularly memorable?\\

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-->'''Captain Singh:''' What's the excuse this time, Mr. Allen? Before you answer, allow me to remind that you that last time it was car trouble? trouble. Want to know why that one was particularly memorable?\\
22nd Aug '16 1:22:21 PM Lullaby22
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* Barry Allen of ''Series/TheFlash2014'' is apparently prone to these when explaining why he was late to a crime scene:
-->'''Captain Singh:''' What's the excuse this time, Mr. Allen? Before you answer, allow me to remind that you that last time it was car trouble? Want to know why that one was particularly memorable?\\
'''Barry:''' ''(embarrassed)'' I do not own a car.
10th Jul '16 12:50:56 PM Morgenthaler
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* ScoobyDoo often pretended to be injured, hoping to get out of helping to solve the mystery at hand.
** Referenced in the ThemeSong:

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* ScoobyDoo ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'':
** Scooby Doo
often pretended to be injured, hoping to get out of helping to solve the mystery at hand.
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hand. Referenced in the ThemeSong:
10th Jul '16 12:50:17 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' Bart once tries "[[YouFailBiologyForever Oh, my ovaries]]!"
** Also, when Ned Flanders asks Homer to baby-sit for Rod and Tod because Ned has to sort out the liberation of Maude, who has been taken hostage in Holy Land, Homer answers: "Uh, gee, I'd really love to want to help you, Flanders, but...Uh, Marge was taken prisoner in the...Holy Land..."

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
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Bart once tries "[[YouFailBiologyForever "[[CriticalResearchFailure Oh, my ovaries]]!"
** Also, when When Ned Flanders asks Homer to baby-sit for Rod and Tod because Ned has to sort out the liberation of Maude, who has been taken hostage in Holy Land, Homer answers: "Uh, gee, I'd really love to want to help you, Flanders, but...Uh, Marge was taken prisoner in the...Holy Land..."
10th Jul '16 12:49:40 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheLeetWorld'''s Chet as he tries to avoid "black hole where fun goes to die" Asher:

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* ''TheLeetWorld'''s ''WebAnimation/TheLeetWorld'''s Chet as he tries to avoid "black hole where fun goes to die" Asher:



* In ''TheSimpsons'' Bart once tries "[[YouFailBiologyForever Oh, my ovaries]]!"

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* In ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' Bart once tries "[[YouFailBiologyForever Oh, my ovaries]]!"



* In The ''ThomasTheTankEngine'' episode ''[[Recap/ThomasTheTankEngineS1E3TheSadStoryOfHenry The Sad Story of Henry]] Sir Topham Hatt doesn't bother helping the passengers push or pull Henry out of the tunnel.

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* In The ''ThomasTheTankEngine'' ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine'' episode ''[[Recap/ThomasTheTankEngineS1E3TheSadStoryOfHenry The Sad Story of Henry]] Sir Topham Hatt doesn't bother helping the passengers push or pull Henry out of the tunnel.
10th Jul '16 12:48:49 PM Morgenthaler
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10th Jul '16 12:10:24 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Guttersnipe}}'' features [[http://www.guttersnipecomic.com/?p=128 this rather impressive case]]:

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* ''{{Guttersnipe}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Guttersnipe}}'' features [[http://www.guttersnipecomic.com/?p=128 this rather impressive case]]:
26th May '16 6:25:59 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In WilliamFaulkner's ''Literature/AsILayDying'', the father Anse claims he can't maintain his crops because sweating will kill him. It's not clear whether he actually believes this or is just using it to get out of work.

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* In WilliamFaulkner's Creator/WilliamFaulkner's ''Literature/AsILayDying'', the father Anse claims he can't maintain his crops because sweating will kill him. It's not clear whether he actually believes this or is just using it to get out of work.
14th Apr '16 10:00:09 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''DrStrangelove'': Lionel Mandrake - "I'd love to come, Jack, but you see, the thing is, the string's...gone out...in my leg!" A literal Lame Excuse.

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* ''DrStrangelove'': ''Film/DrStrangelove'': Lionel Mandrake - "I'd love to come, Jack, but you see, the thing is, the string's...gone out...in my leg!" A literal Lame Excuse.
22nd Mar '16 10:26:11 AM Andyroid
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* One of the Demons of Ignorance in ''Literature/ThePhantomTollbooth'' is the Threadbare Excuse, a shabby little fellow who seems to like latching on to someone and muttering these into their ear. [--"Well, I've been sick... the bus was late... but no-one else did it..."--]
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