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26th Jun '17 9:06:33 AM Andyroid
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* Ms. Spink and Ms. Forcible from ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' taxidermize their dogs when they die. And put them in angel outfits. Creepy.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'': "Dead broad off the table!"

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* Ms. Spink and Ms. Forcible from ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' taxidermize have an unnerving habit of taxidermizing their dogs when they die. And put die and putting them in angel outfits. Creepy.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'': "Dead broad off the table!"
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* For an example with a ''literal'' mummy, there's Dead Cousin Ted, the permanently-deceased-and-mummified member of the Edison family, from ''VideoGame/ManiacMansion'' and ''VideoGame/DayOfTheTentacle'', who the Edison family love to hang around various places in the house, repurposing him as a bird bath, a receptionist and a dress-up mascot. Laverne even remarks that he's her favourite out of the Edisons.

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* For an example with a ''literal'' mummy, there's Dead Cousin Ted, the permanently-deceased-and-mummified member of the Edison family, from ''VideoGame/ManiacMansion'' and ''VideoGame/DayOfTheTentacle'', who the Edison family love to hang around various places in the house, repurposing him as a bird bath, a receptionist and a dress-up mascot. Laverne even remarks that he's her favourite favorite out of the Edisons.


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* ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'': In "Captain Scarlet and Her Pirate's Booty", the town of Oasis only has one living resident, a lonely and pathetically unhinged man named Shade. Everyone else is a desiccated corpse, rigged with rope and pulleys and pre-recorded messages in [[OfCorpseHesAlive a pathetic attempt by Shade to convince others (and himself) that they're still alive]].
19th Jun '17 10:57:42 AM SpocktorWho
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* One episode of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' involved a guy who brought dead bodies home and propped them around his dinner table because he wanted them there as "friends" and to attend his birthday party. Then the guy died and his ghost kept up the tradition.
25th May '17 5:23:04 AM AliceMacher
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* The "mortal foe" variation appears in "Just Desserts!" from ''[[Creator/ECComics Shock [=SuspenStories=]]].'' A man holds a dinner party and berates his silent guests one by one for having wronged him. He chides them all for not using their heads in doing so, since he found them all out. The last panel [[TheReveal reveal]] shows he's been talking to their decapitated corpses.
--> People who don't use their heads... [[PayEvilUntoEvil don't need them]]...
20th May '17 3:05:54 PM nombretomado
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* Non-romantic example: Gary Golden from ''VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' has the skeletons of his former co-stars, cast and crew of a production he was in forty years ago exhumed and dressed up as dinner guests when you come in to check on him. He possibly does this to freak you out. Or because he's crazy. Or because he felt like doing it on a whim. Or maybe he really is sentimental about his pre-undead (and pre-[[{{Gonk}} Nosferatu]]) life. [[ObfuscatingInsanity With Gary, you really can't tell]].

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* Non-romantic example: Gary Golden from ''VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' ''VideoGame/VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' has the skeletons of his former co-stars, cast and crew of a production he was in forty years ago exhumed and dressed up as dinner guests when you come in to check on him. He possibly does this to freak you out. Or because he's crazy. Or because he felt like doing it on a whim. Or maybe he really is sentimental about his pre-undead (and pre-[[{{Gonk}} Nosferatu]]) life. [[ObfuscatingInsanity With Gary, you really can't tell]].
4th May '17 5:25:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the ''Series/{{CSI}}'' episode "House of Hoarders", the youngest daughter of a hoarder couldn't bare to let go of several male teens (the brother worked with runaways) she had relationships with and after poisoning them, kept their bodies hidden in the yard.

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* ''Series/{{CSI}}'':
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In the ''Series/{{CSI}}'' episode "House of Hoarders", the youngest daughter of a hoarder couldn't bare to let go of several male teens (the brother worked with runaways) she had relationships with and after poisoning them, kept their bodies hidden in the yard.
29th Apr '17 12:08:06 PM nombretomado
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* Over on her in-character facebook, WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick wondered if ToddInTheShadows was dying and said she would accept having sex with his dead body if there was no hope when he was alive.

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* Over on her in-character facebook, WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick wondered if ToddInTheShadows WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows was dying and said she would accept having sex with his dead body if there was no hope when he was alive.
22nd Apr '17 8:31:45 PM nombretomado
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* This has cropped up on ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'' at least three times.

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* This has cropped up on ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'' ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'' at least three times.
21st Apr '17 1:06:41 PM FF32
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* In the final Episode of The Walking Dead Season 1 you get into a discussion with [[spoiler: The owner of a station wagon that your group stole goods out of at the end of Episode 2.]] For most of the conversation he seems normal, if a little odd. However, once he [[spoiler: starts talking to his wife you realize it's her severed head in a paper bag that he's been carrying around since she was turned into a "Walker.]]

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* In the final Episode episode of The Walking Dead ''VideoGame/TheWalkingDead'' Season 1 you get into a discussion with [[spoiler: The the owner of a station wagon that your group stole goods out of at the end of Episode 2.]] For most of the conversation he seems normal, if a little odd. However, once he [[spoiler: starts talking to his wife you realize it's her severed head in a paper bag that he's been carrying around since she was turned into a "Walker.Walker.]]
8th Apr '17 10:24:38 PM nombretomado
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* In the first SecretHistories book [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Mr. Stab]] has a secret chamber filled with his victims arranged for a tea party.

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* In the first SecretHistories Literature/SecretHistories book [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Mr. Stab]] has a secret chamber filled with his victims arranged for a tea party.
8th Apr '17 10:17:47 AM nombretomado
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* In a strip by ComicStrip/{{Quino}}, we see a man and a smiling woman sitting in a living room seemingly having an animated conversation, during all this time the woman never flinches or even blinks; then the man looks at the clock, stands up and kisses the woman good night who remains with her same frozen expression, the man then goes to his bedroom in the back of the house revealing that he is ''taxidermist''.

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* In a strip by ComicStrip/{{Quino}}, Creator/{{Quino}}, we see a man and a smiling woman sitting in a living room seemingly having an animated conversation, during all this time the woman never flinches or even blinks; then the man looks at the clock, stands up and kisses the woman good night who remains with her same frozen expression, the man then goes to his bedroom in the back of the house revealing that he is ''taxidermist''.
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