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12th Oct '17 10:25:15 AM Kartoonkid95
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* The ''Radio/LuxRadioTheatre'' adaptation of ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'', Jiminy Cricket uses the phrase during a transition between scenes.
-->'''Jiminy:''' ''(narrating)'' Yessir, there we were, free as the air and on our way back to Mister Geppetto's. But little did we know, ''little did we know'', that even then, new deviltry was hatching. Down in a waterfront dive known as the Red Lobster Inn, Honest John and his crony Gideon sat drinking beer. With them was a companion, an evil-faced, leering Coachman...
8th Apr '17 3:53:31 PM nombretomado
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* Appears in the OpeningScroll of ''ReturnOfTheJedi'', regarding Luke not knowing about the construction of the second Death Star.

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* Appears in the OpeningScroll of ''ReturnOfTheJedi'', ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', regarding Luke not knowing about the construction of the second Death Star.
19th Feb '17 11:58:06 PM Geoduck
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-->'''Dodgers:''' (''to camera'') Little does he realize I have on my disintegration-proof vest. (''to Marvin'') You may fire when ready, Gridley. (''he does; Dodgers is disintegrated while the vest remains in midair'')

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-->'''Dodgers:''' (''to camera'') Little does he realize I have on my disintegration-proof vest. (''to Marvin'') You may fire when ready, Gridley. Grisly. (''he does; Dodgers is disintegrated while disintegrated; the undamaged vest remains hangs in midair'')midair for a moment then plops into the pile of ashes'')
29th Oct '16 9:27:26 AM nombretomado
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* ''TheGoonShow'' has used this for comedic effect.

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* ''TheGoonShow'' ''Radio/TheGoonShow'' has used this for comedic effect.
18th Oct '16 7:04:51 AM FF32
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* Ed says this when narrating his RashomonStyle sequence in the ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' episode "Once Upon an Ed".
18th Oct '16 7:02:55 AM FF32
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* ''Duck Dodgers In The 24th-1/2 Century'' has Dodgers (Daffy Duck) accosted by Marvin the Martian, brandishing a disintegration gun.

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* ''Duck Dodgers In The 24th-1/2 Century'' ''WesternAnimation/DuckDodgersInTheTwentyFourthAndAHalfCentury'' has Dodgers (Daffy Duck) accosted by Marvin the Martian, brandishing a disintegration gun.
25th Aug '16 2:09:53 PM Willbyr
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--> '''Hilbert:''' I've written papers on "little did he know." I've taught classes on "little did he know." I once gave an entire seminar based upon "little did he know." Son of a bitch, Harold. "Little did he know" means there's something he did not know. That means there's something you don't know. Did you know that?
--> '''Harold:''' No.

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--> -> '''Hilbert:''' I've written papers on "little did he know." I've taught classes on "little did he know." I once gave an entire seminar based upon "little did he know." Son of a bitch, Harold. "Little did he know" means there's something he did not know. That means there's something you don't know. Did you know that?
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'''Harold:''' No.






* Happens in ''{{High School of the Dead}}''.

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* Happens in ''{{High School of the Dead}}''.
''Manga/HighSchoolOfTheDead''.



* The movie ''StrangerThanFiction'', in many ways a movie about stories and tropes, features a literature professor who explains that he's taught "entire seminars on 'little did he know.'"

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* The movie ''StrangerThanFiction'', ''Film/StrangerThanFiction'', in many ways a movie about stories and tropes, features a literature professor who explains that he's taught "entire seminars on 'little did he know.'"



* In ''AngelsAndDemons'', when Robert Langdon hears in passing a factoid about how a reasonably small piece of cloth can significantly reduce an object's falling speed, he remarks (in narration) that he didn't then realize this information would later save his life. The payoff doesn't come 'til near the end of the book, when the reader has probably forgotten it.

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* In ''AngelsAndDemons'', ''Literature/AngelsAndDemons'', when Robert Langdon hears in passing a factoid about how a reasonably small piece of cloth can significantly reduce an object's falling speed, he remarks (in narration) that he didn't then realize this information would later save his life. The payoff doesn't come 'til near the end of the book, when the reader has probably forgotten it.


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16th Aug '16 7:43:08 PM KingLyger
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* Dawson's last line of narration in ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'' is "Little did I know that my life was about to change forever." From there, he meets Olivia, and the plot proper kicks off.
25th Dec '14 6:36:27 PM DrakeClawfang
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--> '''Hilbert:''' I've written papers on "little did he know." I've taught classes on "little did he know." I once gave an entire seminar based upon "little did he know." Son of a bitch, Harold. "Little did he know" means there's something he did not know. That means there's something you don't know. Did you know that?
--> '''Harold:''' No.
--> -- ''Film/StrangerThanFiction''
15th Jun '14 12:41:29 PM Antigone3
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* CiaphasCain is prone to using this at the end of chapters.

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* CiaphasCain Literature/CiaphasCain is prone to using this at the end of chapters.
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