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22nd Jul '17 8:27:01 PM PaulA
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** [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0320.html When leaving Azure City,]] Roy states that they are on "the road to Adventure". And indeed, it's the name of Gate 6 (between Gate 5, the [[Film/RoadTo Road to Morocco]], and Gate 7, the Film/RoadToPerdition).

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** [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0320.html When leaving Azure City,]] Roy states that they are on "the road to Adventure". And indeed, it's the name of Gate 6 (between Gate 5, the [[Film/RoadTo Road to Morocco]], Film/RoadToMorocco, and Gate 7, the Film/RoadToPerdition).
19th Jul '17 1:12:59 PM maxwellsilver
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Puck}}'', [[http://www.puckcomics.com/?comic=puck-106 Phoebe tries to tell Puck she's pregnant]] and says "You have a bun in the oven". Puck opens the oven and finds a cheese-onion bun.
-->'''Phoebe:''' I was simply not expecting that.
17th Jul '17 3:31:53 AM Twiddler
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* ''Literature/SeventeenThousandSevenHundredSeventySix'' has a lampshaded one:

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* ''Literature/SeventeenThousandSevenHundredSeventySix'' ''WebOriginal/SeventeenThousandSevenHundredSeventySix'' has a lampshaded one:
15th Jul '17 12:15:46 PM Kartoonkid95
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'': In "Shark Treatment", Genie does this accidentally when Aladdin is turning into a shark.
-->'''Genie:''' Al, you look a little green around the gills.
-->''(Aladdin starts gasping and puts his hands around his throat)''
-->'''Genie:''' ''(startled)'' Since when does he have gills?
8th Jul '17 10:58:38 PM jamespolk
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* ''Film/{{The Ring|1927}}'': Mabel has left her husband Jack, a boxer, for another man. At the end of the movie Mabel returns to Jack, saying "I'm in your corner"...and she's actually in his corner, in the boxing ring, between rounds of his championship fight.
8th Jul '17 2:41:01 PM BlueGuy
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* ''Literature/SeventeenThousandSevenHundredSeventySix'' has a lampshaded one:
-->'''Thuy:''' And then... [Washington's football team] just fell off a cliff.\\
'''Roger:''' That's really fun to say. Because you know, we're always figuratively saying, "oh, they fell off a cliff." Like, their offense stalled out or something. No, they fell off a cliff for real.
6th Jul '17 12:00:20 PM GranChi
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** In "Something Smells", when Spongebob thinks people are avoiding him because he's ugly, Patrick tells him "you're never gonna feel better 'til you get this thing off your chest"... and then the camera zooms out to show a strange, pulsating octopus-like creature stuck to Spongebob's chest.


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** In "Something Smells", when Spongebob thinks people are avoiding him because he's ugly, Patrick tells him "you're never gonna feel better 'til you get this thing off your chest"... and then the camera zooms out to show a strange, pulsating octopus-like creature stuck to Spongebob's chest.
6th Jul '17 11:59:48 AM GranChi
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** In "Something Smells", when Spongebob thinks people are avoiding him because he's ugly, Patrick tells him "you're never gonna feel better 'til you get this thing off your chest"... and then the camera zooms out to show a strange, pulsating octopus-like creature stuck to Spongebob's chest.
6th Jul '17 8:44:11 AM GranChi
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** On Judy's first day in the police bullpen, Chief Bogo needs to address the elephant in the room... "Francine? Happy birthday."

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** On Judy's first day in the police bullpen, headquarters, Chief Bogo says he needs to address the elephant in the room...room... then looks at an elephant officer. "Francine? Happy birthday."
1st Jul '17 12:04:58 AM AnonFangeekGirl
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* ''Film/{{Apollo 13}}'': In both RealLife and the film, the carbon dioxide levels aboard the Lunar Module are rising faster than anticipated, because the LM's air filters weren't designed for such high levels. But the air filters from the command module, which would handle it, are square, whereas the filters for the LM are ''round''. Flight director Gene Kranz immediately lampshades this, {{facepalm}}ing too.

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* ''Film/{{Apollo 13}}'': In both RealLife and the film, the carbon dioxide levels aboard the Lunar Module are rising faster rose than anticipated, because the LM's air filters weren't designed for such high levels. But levels (the LM was meant to support two of the three crew members, since the third would stay in orbit in the Command Module). The Command Module's units ''were'' up to the task (after all, it was the crew's main living space), but the CM was deactivated and its air filters from were not compatible with the command module, which would handle it, are square, whereas LM's ports- because the filters for CM's units were square and the LM are ''round''. LM's were round. Flight director Director Gene Kranz immediately promptly {{Facepalm}}s and lampshades this, {{facepalm}}ing too.it ([[CrowningMomentOfAwesome they manage it]]).
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