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9th Mar '16 1:21:14 PM Hossmeister
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* ''MurphyBrown'': Eldin (Murphy's live-in housepainter) gets a show at an art gallery. At the opening people come in to find a completely empty room. They discuss whether they themselves are the art or what, but then Eldin points out that he painted a mural [[BehindTheBlack on the ceiling]].

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* ''MurphyBrown'': ''Series/MurphyBrown'': Eldin (Murphy's live-in housepainter) gets a show at an art gallery. At the opening people come in to find a completely empty room. They discuss whether they themselves are the art or what, but then Eldin points out that he painted a mural [[BehindTheBlack on the ceiling]].
27th Dec '15 2:06:08 PM nombretomado
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* A postmortem Elmer McCurdy was a traveling preserved corpse of an outlaw who was featured in sideshows, funeral parlors, and spook houses. Over time, it was forgotten that he was a [[http://www.slate.com/blogs/atlas_obscura/2014/04/11/the_corpse_of_elmer_mccurdy_and_how_it_ended_up_in_a_long_beach_fun_park.html real person rather than a wax replica]]. The truth was only rediscovered during the filming of an episode of TheSixMillionDollarMan.

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* A postmortem Elmer McCurdy was a traveling preserved corpse of an outlaw who was featured in sideshows, funeral parlors, and spook houses. Over time, it was forgotten that he was a [[http://www.slate.com/blogs/atlas_obscura/2014/04/11/the_corpse_of_elmer_mccurdy_and_how_it_ended_up_in_a_long_beach_fun_park.html real person rather than a wax replica]]. The truth was only rediscovered during the filming of an episode of TheSixMillionDollarMan.''Series/TheSixMillionDollarMan''.
10th Dec '15 1:27:28 PM Jaysef
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* Inverted in one ''NobodyScores'' strip. The gang hatch a plot to steal a whole gallery's worth of Kandinsky paintings under the guise of changing the exhibit. The paintings are all replaced by works from struggling artist Beans, who envisions the heist as his big breakout moment. The public thinks the replacement paintings are all outsider art and are met with "an explosion of laughter". The event then becomes the inspiration for an Adam Sandler movie.

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* Inverted in one ''NobodyScores'' strip. The gang hatch a plot to steal a whole gallery's worth of Kandinsky paintings under the guise of changing the exhibit. The They use StarvingArtist Beans' paintings are all replaced by works from struggling artist Beans, as the replacements, who envisions the heist as his big breakout moment. The When the public thinks the replacement realizes what has happened, they think Beans' paintings are all outsider art and are met with "an explosion of laughter". The event then becomes the inspiration for an inspires Adam Sandler movie.
to make a movie about it.
10th Dec '15 1:21:16 PM Jaysef
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* Inverted in one ''NobodyScores'' strip. The gang hatch a plot to steal a whole gallery's worth of Kandinsky paintings under the guise of changing the exhibit. The paintings are all replaced by works from struggling artist Beans, who envisions the heist as his big breakout moment. The public thinks the replacement paintings are all outsider art and are met with "an explosion of laughter". The event then becomes the inspiration for an Adam Sandler movie.
25th Oct '15 3:07:28 PM StarTropes
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* The ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' episode "Bully" starts with an art exhibit, including one "painting" that turns out to be blood from the murder victim.
26th Jun '15 4:48:55 AM Odon
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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. In "Prime Factors", Harry Kim sees a beautiful alien woman playing what he assumes is a HarpOfFemininity. It's actually an atmospheric sensor that works via sound. That doesn't bother Harry much as he immediately deduces how it works and [[GeekTurnOn they start bonding over that instead]].

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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. In "Prime Factors", Harry Kim sees a beautiful alien woman playing what he assumes is a HarpOfFemininity. It's actually an atmospheric sensor that works via sound. That doesn't bother Harry much as he immediately deduces how it works and [[GeekTurnOn [[GeekyTurnOn they start bonding over that instead]].
26th Jun '15 4:47:51 AM Odon
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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. In "Prime Factors", Harry Kim sees a beautiful alien woman playing what he assumes is a HarpOfFemininity. It's actually an atmospheric sensor that works via sound. That doesn't bother Harry much as he immediately deduces how it works and [[GeekTurnOn they start bonding over that instead]].
17th Apr '15 5:59:34 PM foxley
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* On MalcolmInTheMiddle, Malcolm's family takes a trip to the Burning Man festival. Hal sunbathing and cheerfully grilling outside his camper are taken by the hippies in attendance as a viciously witty performance piece commenting on emptiness of the American burgeoisie or some such pretentious nonsense, while Hal remains oblivious as to why so many people keep staring at him while he's vacationing.

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* On MalcolmInTheMiddle, ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'', Malcolm's family takes a trip to the Burning Man festival. Hal sunbathing and cheerfully grilling outside his camper are taken by the hippies in attendance as a viciously witty performance piece commenting on emptiness of the American burgeoisie or some such pretentious nonsense, while Hal remains oblivious as to why so many people keep staring at him while he's vacationing.



* A sketch on ''Series/YoureSkittingMe'' had the two hipsters discussing the meaning of their favourite piece of street art, only for it to be revealed to be a No Parking sign.

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* ''Series/YoureSkittingMe'':
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A sketch on ''Series/YoureSkittingMe'' had the two hipsters discussing the meaning of their favourite piece of street art, only for it to be revealed to be a No Parking sign.
** Another sketch had the hipsters arguing about whether a piece of art was avant garde or surrealist. A cleaning woman then sweeps up the scrunched up piece of paper.
11th Apr '15 6:06:46 PM foxley
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* On ''Series/{{227}}'', Mary is helping her friend clean up her art gallery in preparation for a show. When she forgets the bottle of Windex on a display stand, sure enough, the snooty art critic who's been deriding the real artists paintings can't stop fawning and gushing over it--"Now ''this'' is art!"

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* On ''Series/{{227}}'', ''[[Series/TwoTwoSeven 227]]'', Mary is helping her friend clean up her art gallery in preparation for a show. When she forgets the bottle of Windex on a display stand, sure enough, the snooty art critic who's been deriding the real artists paintings can't stop fawning and gushing over it--"Now ''this'' is art!"
11th Apr '15 6:03:03 PM foxley
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* On ''227'', Mary is helping her friend clean up her art gallery in preparation for a show. When she forgets the bottle of Windex on a display stand, sure enough, the snooty art critic who's been deriding the real artists paintings can't stop fawning and gushing over it--"Now ''this'' is art!"

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* On ''227'', ''Series/{{227}}'', Mary is helping her friend clean up her art gallery in preparation for a show. When she forgets the bottle of Windex on a display stand, sure enough, the snooty art critic who's been deriding the real artists paintings can't stop fawning and gushing over it--"Now ''this'' is art!"
* A sketch on ''Series/YoureSkittingMe'' had the two hipsters discussing the meaning of their favourite piece of street art, only for it to be revealed to be a No Parking sign.
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