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12th Oct '17 1:57:24 PM MidnightMan
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** [[https://ozyandmillie.org/2000/01/23/ozy-and-millie-294/ Even earlier]], Ozy implies that cutting tags off mattresses is a worse crime than music piracy.
28th Sep '17 2:55:34 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Film/PeeWeesBigAdventure'': Mickey, the fugitive who first picks Pee-Wee up, claims to be on the run from the police for that very reason to avoid scaring Pee Wee.
-->'''Pee Wee:''' (seeing his broken handcuffs) What did you do?
-->'''Mickey:''' Well, I lost my temper and I took a knife and I-
-->''[Pee Wee cringes in fear]''
-->'''Mickey:''' ...You know those "do not remove under penalty of law" labels they put on mattresses?
-->'''Pee Wee:''' Yeah.
-->'''Mickey:''' Well, I ''cut one of them off''! Yeah, I've got a real ''bad'' temper.
-->'''Pee Wee:''' Boy, I always thought that was the dumbest law.
-->'''Mickey:''' You said a mouthful.
-->'''Pee Wee:''' Life can be so unfair.
-->'''Mickey:''' You telling ''me?''

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* ''Film/PeeWeesBigAdventure'': Mickey, the fugitive who first picks Pee-Wee up, claims When Pee-wee asks escaped convict Mickey what he did to be on the run from the police for land in prison, Mickey starts describing how he got really made and took up a knife. But after seeing Pee-wee cringe in fear, Mickey changes his story to say that very reason to avoid scaring Pee Wee.
-->'''Pee Wee:''' (seeing his broken handcuffs) What did you do?
-->'''Mickey:''' Well, I lost my temper and I took a
he used the knife and I-
-->''[Pee Wee cringes in fear]''
-->'''Mickey:''' ...You know those "do not remove under penalty of law" labels they put
to cut the tag off a mattress. A relieved Pee-wee commiserates with him on mattresses?
-->'''Pee Wee:''' Yeah.
-->'''Mickey:''' Well, I ''cut one of them off''! Yeah, I've got
what a real ''bad'' temper.
-->'''Pee Wee:''' Boy, I always thought
dumb law that was the dumbest law.
-->'''Mickey:''' You said a mouthful.
-->'''Pee Wee:''' Life can be so unfair.
-->'''Mickey:''' You telling ''me?''
is.



* When a man catches reporter Film/{{Fletch}} searching a bedroom, Fletch tries a few bluffs, including, "I'm with the mattress police. There are no tags on these mattresses."

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* ''Film/{{Fletch}}'': When a man catches reporter Film/{{Fletch}} Fletch gets caught searching a bedroom, Fletch he tries a few bluffs, including, "I'm with the mattress police. There are no tags on these mattresses."
25th Aug '17 6:45:55 PM nombretomado
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* The ''Series/NightCourt'' episode "Russkie Business" has recurring character Yakov Kovlenko, desperate to return to the [[SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn Soviet Union]] to be with his sick mother, confessing to ripping out the tag off his mattress thinking it would get him deported.

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* The ''Series/NightCourt'' episode "Russkie Business" has recurring character Yakov Kovlenko, desperate to return to the [[SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn [[UsefulNotes/SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn Soviet Union]] to be with his sick mother, confessing to ripping out the tag off his mattress thinking it would get him deported.
19th Aug '17 5:09:00 AM jormis29
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* In ''Franchise/{{Batman}} '66'' #25, the Harlequin (the setting's version of Harley Quinn) is shown doing this as part of a montage depicting her one-woman crimewave.

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* In ''Franchise/{{Batman}} '66'' ''ComicBook/Batman66'' #25, the Harlequin (the setting's version of Harley Quinn) is shown doing this as part of a montage depicting her one-woman crimewave.
14th Jul '17 7:29:51 PM WaterBlap
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* From Website/BashOrg comes [[http://bash.org/?79825 this quote]]:
-->'''Hiryuu:''' Hey, which is more evil, [[KickTheDog kicking puppies]] or tearing those tags off of mattresses?\\
'''Estelle:''' Puppies heal, matresses don't.
15th Jun '17 11:13:27 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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-->'''Mickey:''' You know those "do not remove under penalty of law" labels they put on mattresses?

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-->'''Mickey:''' -->'''Mickey:''' ...You know those "do not remove under penalty of law" labels they put on mattresses?



-->'''Mickey:''' Well I ''cut one of them off''! Yeah, I've got a real bad temper.

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-->'''Mickey:''' Well Well, I ''cut one of them off''! Yeah, I've got a real bad ''bad'' temper.



-->'''Mickey:''' You telling me?

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-->'''Mickey:''' You telling me?''me?''
3rd Jun '17 2:25:28 PM mr3urious
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* The first episode of the ill-fated ''WesternAnimation/GarbagePailKids'' cartoon that didn't air in the U.S. had a giant mattress with a tag on it that said "Do not remove under penalty of death".
13th May '17 10:14:47 PM Rubber_Lotus
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* In the movie-parody episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', Timmy is trying to find out who "kidnapped" Wanda, and going through suspects like a detective. His dad, who for some reason desperately wants to be seen as a suspect in Timmy's mind, [[PokeThePoodle and keeps doing harmless crimes]], one of which is ripping off a bunch of mattress tags.

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* In the movie-parody episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', Timmy is trying to find out who "kidnapped" Wanda, and going through suspects like a detective. His dad, who for some reason [[IJustWantToBeSpecial desperately wants wants]] to be seen as a suspect in Timmy's mind, [[PokeThePoodle and keeps doing harmless crimes]], one of which is ripping off a bunch of mattress tags.
28th Mar '17 9:17:09 PM ZootyCutie94
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* In the ''Toys/{{Uglydolls}}'' comic "Know Thy Enemy", superhero Babo and supervillain Big Toe trade places for a day to understand each other. Babo's idea of evil is to fire a laser from space to slice off a mattress tag...much to the absolute shock and horror of Wippy, owner of the mattress emporium.
9th Oct '16 6:07:07 PM Mullon
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* From [[ImageBoards 4chan]]: [[Film/{{Avatar}} Colonel Quaritch]] [[http://chanarchive.org/content/61_tv/6265787/1261730001693.jpg doesn't give a fuck]].

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* From [[ImageBoards 4chan]]: Website/FourChan: [[Film/{{Avatar}} Colonel Quaritch]] [[http://chanarchive.org/content/61_tv/6265787/1261730001693.jpg doesn't give a fuck]].
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