History Main / LibationForTheDead

28th Sep '16 12:51:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''IrregularWebcomic'''s Dr. North Dakota Jones [[http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/676.html suggests this]], but is outraged when his son suggests they use his own whiskey.

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* ''IrregularWebcomic'''s ''Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic'''s Dr. North Dakota Jones [[http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/676.html suggests this]], but is outraged when his son suggests they use his own whiskey.
31st Aug '16 1:41:29 PM Gamermaster
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* ''Manhua/RavagesOfTime'' - The Seventh Genius [[spoiler: Zhuge Liang]] dumps a drink offered to him by Sima Yi, citing this trope as the * In

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* ''Manhua/RavagesOfTime'' - The Seventh Genius [[spoiler: Zhuge Liang]] dumps a drink offered to him by Sima Yi, citing this trope as the * In reason
1st Jul '16 7:53:13 PM Millenia
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* In ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration 2'', Sean Webley does this at the funeral of [[spoiler:[[TheCaptain Daitetsu Minase]], this is extra effective as a scene since they have been putting of having a celebratory drink together for the entire game as each new crisis interrupts them.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration 2'', Sean Webley does this at the funeral of [[spoiler:[[TheCaptain Daitetsu Minase]], this is extra effective as a scene since they have been putting of off having a celebratory drink together for the entire game as each new crisis interrupts them.]]
21st Jun '16 10:03:44 PM Kartoonkid95
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* A ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' sketch parodying ''Series/TheBiggestLoser'' has Franchise/WinnieThePooh doing this with a jar of honey in honor of Eeyore, who had lost his long battle with depression.
19th Jun '16 9:20:05 PM Adept
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* The generals of Wu and Shu in ''RedCliff'' pour wine onto the ground when [[ShootTheMessenger their messenger to Cao Cao is murdered]].

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* The generals of Wu and Shu in ''RedCliff'' ''Film/RedCliff'' pour wine onto the ground when [[ShootTheMessenger their messenger to Cao Cao is murdered]].
17th Jun '16 1:37:15 PM Willbyr
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* {{Eyeshield 21}}: It's done before the Ojou vs Deimon match.

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* {{Eyeshield 21}}: ''Manga/{{Eyeshield 21}}'': It's done before the Ojou vs Deimon match.
12th May '16 10:39:01 PM rockstarmystique
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*In ''Theatre/{{Heathers}}'', Heather Duke and Heather McNamara, accompanied by Kurt and Ram, go out to the cemetery to pour a jug of Thunderbird over the grave of the recently deceased Heather Chandler, "y'know, from her homies," but Kurt and Ram end up drinking the booze instead.
22nd Apr '16 1:47:18 PM Nylsa
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* In ''Film/TheGridironGang'', Willie and Kelvin are members of rival gangs. After football practice, Kelvin asks Willie if he'd like a bottle of water, but before Willie can grab it, he pours it onto the ground, stating "my dead homies drink before you do."

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* In ''Film/TheGridironGang'', ''The Gridiron Gang'', Willie and Kelvin are members of rival gangs. After football practice, Kelvin asks Willie if he'd like a bottle of water, but before Willie can grab it, he pours it onto the ground, stating "my dead homies drink before you do."



* In ''Film/AmazingGrace'', one of the main characters, after winning a huge victory for anti-slavery, pours alcohol into (freed slave and emancipation activist) Equiano's grave, with the bittersweet line "I know you don't normally drink, but this is a special occasion."
* ''Film/CooleyHigh'' - one of the main character starts to pour his beer out. When one of his friends protests, he says it's for "the homies that ain't here."

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* In ''Film/AmazingGrace'', one of the main characters, after winning a huge victory for anti-slavery, pours alcohol into (freed slave and emancipation activist) Equiano's grave, with the bittersweet line line, "I know you don't normally drink, but this is a special occasion."
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* ''Film/CooleyHigh'' - one ''Film/CooleyHigh'': One of the main character starts to pour his beer out. When one of his friends protests, he says it's for "the homies that ain't here."



* In ''Film/KingArthur'', Bors pours out a measure of wine on the grave of his dead friend [[spoiler: Dagonet.]] His intent is clear as sits down beside the grave marker and encourages his friend to "Drink... [let's] get drunk." before taking a hefty swig himself as his fellow knights depart.

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* In ''Film/KingArthur'', Bors pours out a measure of wine on the grave of his dead friend [[spoiler: Dagonet.]] His intent is clear as sits down beside the grave marker and encourages his friend to "Drink... [let's] get drunk." drunk" before taking a hefty swig himself as his fellow knights depart.



* ''In Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen'' Creator/DonnieYen's character where reminiscing of fallen comrades, they pour out their drinks onto the ground.
* In ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'', Eddie is about to down a small bottle of whiskey before taking the Toontown Tunnel for the first time since his brother Teddy was killed (in Toontown). However, in a combination of this and NoMoreForMe (both signs he's taking this case seriously), he pours out the bottle undrunk before throwing it up, shooting it with his Toon Gun, and then continuing on towards Toontown.

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* ''In Legend In ''Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen'' Zhen'', when Creator/DonnieYen's character where is reminiscing of about fallen comrades, comrades with other people, they pour out their drinks onto the ground.
* In ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'', Eddie is about to down a small bottle of whiskey before taking the Toontown Tunnel for the first time since his brother Teddy was killed (in Toontown). However, in a combination of this and NoMoreForMe (both signs he's taking this case seriously), he pours out the bottle undrunk before throwing it up, into the air, shooting it with his Toon Gun, and then continuing on towards Toontown.



* [[Literature/TheOdyssey Odysseus]] pours a libation for Hades and Persephone when he goes to the edge of the underworld. The spirits of the dead appear to try to drink it, and per Circe's instructions he stands guard over it until the spirit of [[BlindSeer Tiresias]] appears and drinks first. Tiresias advises Odysseus on how to return to Ithaca, and other spirits (including his own mother, who died from grief) speak to him before the crowd of dead becomes too large, and Odysseus with his men flees back to the ship.

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* [[Literature/TheOdyssey Odysseus]] pours a libation for Hades and Persephone when he goes to the edge of the underworld. The spirits of the dead appear to try to drink it, and per Circe's instructions instructions, he stands guard over it until the spirit of [[BlindSeer Tiresias]] appears and drinks first. Tiresias advises Odysseus on how to return to Ithaca, and other spirits (including his own mother, who died from grief) speak to him before the crowd of dead becomes too large, and Odysseus with his men flees back to the ship.



* Literature/TheBible : And Jacob set up a Pillar in the place where he had spoken with him, a Pillar of Stone; and he poured out a drink offering on it, and poured oil on it. Genesis 35:14

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* Literature/TheBible : And ''Literature/TheBible'': "And Jacob set up a Pillar in the place where he had spoken with him, a Pillar of Stone; and he poured out a drink offering on it, and poured oil on it. it." Genesis 35:14



* In the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' episode ''Bad Day at Black Rock'' a {{Mook}} pours beer on the floor of his apartment to mourn a fallen friend.
** Also again, in the season six episode ''...And Then There Were None'' Bobby Singer pours out a bottle of Johnny Walker Blue onto his friend and old hunting partner's grave.

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* In the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' episode ''Bad Day at Black Rock'' Rock'', a {{Mook}} pours beer on the floor of his apartment to mourn a fallen friend.
** Also again, in the season six episode ''...And Then There Were None'' None'', Bobby Singer pours out a bottle of Johnny Walker Blue onto his friend and old hunting partner's grave.



* In the ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' episode ''My Friend With Money'' JD and Turk are reminiscing about a college friend who died from alcohol poisoning and pour some of their coffee out in his memory.

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* In the ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' episode ''My Friend With Money'' Money'', JD and Turk are reminiscing about a college friend who died from alcohol poisoning and pour some of their coffee out in his memory.



* In Series/TheFollowing: after [[spoiler:Joe Carroll's execution]], a despondent Ryan Hardy orders two drinks at the bar, one for himself, and one for [[spoiler:Joe's ghost]].

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* In Series/TheFollowing: after ''Series/TheFollowing'': After [[spoiler:Joe Carroll's execution]], a despondent Ryan Hardy orders two drinks at the bar, one for himself, himself and one for [[spoiler:Joe's ghost]].



* ''VideoGame/TechRomancer'' does this in the Wiseduck story mode if you chose the ending where the crew decided that they were human and lay the beatdown on the enemy. 10 Years later after the war, Alvin is the lone survivor and gives a libation to his now deceased crew.

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* ''VideoGame/TechRomancer'' does this in the Wiseduck story mode if you chose the ending where the crew decided that they were human and lay the beatdown on the enemy. 10 Years Ten years later after the war, Alvin is the lone survivor and gives a libation to his now deceased crew.



* "Goblet of Fire in 15 minutes" by Creator/CleolindaJones

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* "Goblet of Fire in 15 minutes" by Creator/CleolindaJonesCreator/CleolindaJones.



* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', in the episode where the family go to Florida during spring break. Kid Rock at concert has a large novelty bottle of beer - a 40 gallon bottle - which he pours to the memory of "friends not with us... back at home", and Homer tries to drink from it.

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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', in the episode where when the family go goes to Florida during spring break. Kid Rock at a concert has a large novelty bottle of beer - a 40 gallon bottle - which he pours to the memory of "friends not with us... back at home", and Homer tries to drink from it.



* Ceremonies in the Voodoo tradition typically involve pouring our libations of rum for the spirits of the dead, especially if guidance from or communion with said spirits is the objective.

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* Ceremonies in the Voodoo tradition typically involve pouring our out libations of rum for the spirits of the dead, especially if guidance from or communion with said spirits is the objective.



* Swedish joke: two alcoholic friends discusses their love of alcohol.

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* Swedish joke: two Two alcoholic friends discusses discuss their love of alcohol.



* The {{Ancient Egypt}}ians poured libations to the dead, or at least to dead kings, at least since Old Kingdom times.
* According to Douglas Peacock, author and environmentalist Edward Abbey was buried in the Arizona desert with (at his request) no coffin, with a an old sleeping bag for a shroud, and with a funeral libation of whiskey poured over his grave.

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* The {{Ancient Egypt}}ians poured libations to the dead, or at least to dead kings, at least since Old Kingdom times.
* According to Douglas Peacock, author and environmentalist Edward Abbey was buried in the Arizona desert with (at his request) no coffin, with a an old sleeping bag for a shroud, and with a funeral libation of whiskey poured over his grave.
22nd Apr '16 1:24:24 PM DetLaesome
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** Also in the music video for "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday".


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* In the Music/DropkickMurphys song "Jimmy Collins Wake" a libation is poured for the titular former Red Sox manager.
22nd Apr '16 9:35:39 AM phildonnia
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* ''Manhua/RavagesOfTime'' - The Seventh Genius [[spoiler: Zhuge Liang]] dumps a drink offered to him by Sima Yi, citing this trope as the reason.

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* ''Manhua/RavagesOfTime'' - The Seventh Genius [[spoiler: Zhuge Liang]] dumps a drink offered to him by Sima Yi, citing this trope as the reason.* In


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* In Series/TheFollowing: after [[spoiler:Joe Carroll's execution]], a despondent Ryan Hardy orders two drinks at the bar, one for himself, and one for [[spoiler:Joe's ghost]].
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