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28th Feb '17 1:28:01 PM jamespolk
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* ''Killer of Sheep''. ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.
* ''Unto A Good Land'' features a scene where Karl Oskar and his son are caught in a snow storm, and to keep his son from freezing to death, Karl Oskar kills the ox pulling their wagon, pulls out the insides and places his son inside the dead ox. The crew got a real ox set to be slaughtered and killed it for real on camera.

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* ''Killer of Sheep''. ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.
''Film/KillerOfSheep''. ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin. The lead character works in a slaughterhouse.
* ''Unto A Good Land'' ''Film/TheNewLand'' features a scene where Karl Oskar and his son are caught in a snow storm, and to keep his son from freezing to death, Karl Oskar kills the ox pulling their wagon, pulls out the insides and places his son inside the dead ox. The crew got a real ox set to be slaughtered and killed it for real on camera.
20th Jan '17 9:00:02 PM ClatoLawa
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* Frequently parodied in ''Series/AllAussieAdventures'': Russell Coight does accidentally kill a lot of wild animals while showcasing them to the audience, and the credits will tell us that "No animal was hurt more than once in the making of this program", or something equally non-reassuring.
14th Jan '17 7:24:47 PM Angeldeb82
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* In the "Bullseye" section of ''Entertainment Weekly'' Issue #1449 (January 20, 2017), one arrow on the "Miss" part points to Joe Coughlin from ''Film/LiveByNight'' in a fedora, whose caption on the bottom says, "Unfortunately, no hats were harmed during the making of this movie."
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* The credits inside Eels' ''Daisies Of The Galaxy'' include a note that "no [[{{sampling}} samples]] were harmed during the making of this record".

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* The credits inside Eels' ''Daisies Of The Galaxy'' include a note that "no [[{{sampling}} samples]] {{sampl|ing}}es were harmed during the making of this record".



* The music video for Korn's ''[[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x704a_korn-somebody-someone_music Somebody Someone]]'' ends with the disclaimer "No insects were harmed in the filming of this video" in front of Jonathan Davis' hand with a squashed fly on it.
* The VEVO video for TaylorSwift's song "Blank Space" had in its [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-ORhEE9VVg description]], "No animals, trees, automobiles or actors were harmed in the making of this video."

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* The music video for Korn's Music/{{Korn}}'s ''[[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x704a_korn-somebody-someone_music Somebody Someone]]'' ends with the disclaimer "No insects were harmed in the filming of this video" in front of Jonathan Davis' hand with a squashed fly on it.
* The VEVO video for TaylorSwift's Music/TaylorSwift's song "Blank Space" had in its [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-ORhEE9VVg description]], "No animals, trees, automobiles or actors were harmed in the making of this video."
27th Dec '16 3:50:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* Parodied in ''Series/JustShootMe''. The cast helps Finch with a film for film class. They burn a birdhouse that's a substitute for a real house while the bird was still inside.

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* Parodied in ''Series/JustShootMe''.''Series/JustShootMe'':
** Parodied.
The cast helps Finch with a film for film class. They burn a birdhouse that's a substitute for a real house while the bird was still inside.
27th Dec '16 3:49:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* One show, Jon Stewart had been making a running joke about the news making him so stressed, he would destroy what was in his hands. Then he held a kitten. The kitten 'turned into' a glass kitten. After the bit was over, he said "The kitten is fine, by the way."

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* ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'': One show, Jon Stewart had been making a running joke about the news making him so stressed, he would destroy what was in his hands. Then he held a kitten. The kitten 'turned into' a glass kitten. After the bit was over, he said "The kitten is fine, by the way."



* In ''The Making Of WalkingWithDinosaurs'': "No dinosaurs were harmed in the making of this programme".

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* In ''The Making Of WalkingWithDinosaurs'': Series/WalkingWithDinosaurs'': "No dinosaurs were harmed in the making of this programme".



* Parodied in a episode of ''Time Warp''. "Several stuffed animals were harmed in the making of this episode. And to be honest, they had it coming."

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* Parodied in a episode of ''Time Warp''.''Series/TimeWarp''. "Several stuffed animals were harmed in the making of this episode. And to be honest, they had it coming."



* Parodied in ''GarthMarenghisDarkplace'':

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* Parodied in ''GarthMarenghisDarkplace'':''Series/GarthMarenghisDarkplace'':



* ''NotTheNineOClockNews'' had a fake apology for a scene where a lorry runs over a hedgehog. "the hedgehog used was a stuffed hedgehog and we feel we exhibited less cruelty to hedgehogs per se than whoever it is that goes around stuffing them".
* On ''TheYoungOnes'', after Alexi Sayle is shown drinking the contents of a goldfish bowl, a short clip of the inside of his stomach is shown:

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* ''NotTheNineOClockNews'' ''Series/NotTheNineOClockNews'' had a fake apology for a scene where a lorry runs over a hedgehog. "the hedgehog used was a stuffed hedgehog and we feel we exhibited less cruelty to hedgehogs per se than whoever it is that goes around stuffing them".
* On ''TheYoungOnes'', ''Series/TheYoungOnes'', after Alexi Sayle is shown drinking the contents of a goldfish bowl, a short clip of the inside of his stomach is shown:



* In one ''TimeTeam'' episode, they're excavating the grounds of one of London's law societies, but have to get permission from the gardener to carefully lift a geranium bed. At the end of the episode, Tony says "And if any lawyers are watching, no geraniums were harmed in the making of this episode".

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* In one ''TimeTeam'' ''Series/TimeTeam'' episode, they're excavating the grounds of one of London's law societies, but have to get permission from the gardener to carefully lift a geranium bed. At the end of the episode, Tony says "And if any lawyers are watching, no geraniums were harmed in the making of this episode".



* When ''InsomniacWithDaveAttell'' was in New Orelans, hey rode along with the NOPD as they we exterminating Nutria. He finished the bit with the disclaimer, "Just in case you are wondering, a lot of animals were hurt during the shooting of this."

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* When ''InsomniacWithDaveAttell'' ''Series/InsomniacWithDaveAttell'' was in New Orelans, hey rode along with the NOPD as they we exterminating Nutria. He finished the bit with the disclaimer, "Just in case you are wondering, a lot of animals were hurt during the shooting of this."
2nd Dec '16 9:02:28 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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* The Danish movie ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0236027/ Blinking Lights]]''[[note]]''Blinkende Lygter'' in Danish[[/note]] had one of the main characters, in anger, pull out a pistol and [[DisproportionateRetribution shoot a mooing cow]]. Albeit, a stuntman did it, the cow was real and so was the gun.

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* The Danish movie ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0236027/ Blinking Lights]]''[[note]]''Blinkende ''Film/FlickeringLights''[[note]]''Blinkende Lygter'' in Danish[[/note]] had one of the main characters, in anger, pull out a pistol and [[DisproportionateRetribution shoot a mooing cow]]. Albeit, a stuntman did it, the cow was real and so was the gun. Zigzagged a bit with the fact that the stuntman was a trained vet.
14th Nov '16 5:23:57 PM jormis29
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* The much-maligned ''The Assassination of Trotsky'' shows a real Mexican bullfight in graphic detail. As if to drive home the unpleasantness, the filmmakers even show the bull being carved up for steaks afterwards.

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* The much-maligned ''The Assassination of Trotsky'' ''Film/TheAssassinationOfTrotsky'' shows a real Mexican bullfight in graphic detail. As if to drive home the unpleasantness, the filmmakers even show the bull being carved up for steaks afterwards.



* Creator/SamPeckinpah killed lizards for ''The Ballad of Cable Hogue'' and chickens for ''Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid'' with squibs. Some of his crew members were disgusted by this and begged Peckinpah to stop, to no avail.

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* Creator/SamPeckinpah killed lizards for ''The Ballad of Cable Hogue'' ''Film/TheBalladOfCableHogue'' and chickens for ''Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid'' ''Film/PatGarrettAndBillyTheKid'' with squibs. Some of his crew members were disgusted by this and begged Peckinpah to stop, to no avail.



* Lots of films that employed the {{Slurpasaur}} trope also had their dressed-up lizards or baby alligators chomp on one another for real, most notably the original ''One Million BC'' and the old color adaptations of ''Journey to the Center of the Earth'' and ''The Lost World''.

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* Lots of films that employed the {{Slurpasaur}} trope also had their dressed-up lizards or baby alligators chomp on one another for real, most notably the original ''One Million BC'' ''Film/OneMillionBC'' and the old color adaptations of ''Journey to the Center of the Earth'' and ''The Lost World''.
12th Oct '16 1:15:10 PM DragonRanger
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* Common on ''Series/MythBusters'' episodes that involve animals. Averted when they investigated whether cockroaches would survive a nuclear war -- they state at least twice that the insects used were bred for lab work and would have been killed anyway, but they ''did'' kill most of their test subjects in that one.

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* Common on ''Series/MythBusters'' episodes that involve animals. animals.
** In one early episode, they teased that they would be testing MicrowaveTheDog later on. When the time came, they stopped the joke and said ''no'', they wouldn't be putting animals at risk on the show.
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Averted when they investigated whether cockroaches would survive a nuclear war -- they state at least twice that the insects used were bred for lab work and would have been killed anyway, but they ''did'' kill most of their test subjects in that one.
8th Oct '16 2:57:07 PM CaptainTedium
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* Parodied in the ending credits of ''Film/Critters2TheMainCourse'': absolutely no critters were harmed in the making of this film.

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* Parodied in the ending credits of ''Film/Critters2TheMainCourse'': all three sequels to ''Film/{{Critters}}'': absolutely no critters were harmed in the making of this film.
9th Sep '16 5:24:10 AM erforce
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* In the 1925 version of ''Literature/BenHur'' several horses really were killed during the chariot race crash.

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* In the 1925 version of ''Literature/BenHur'' ''[[Film/BenHur1925 Ben-Hur]]'' several horses really were killed during the chariot race crash.



* As mentioned above, the 1939 film ''JesseJames'' had a blindfolded horse that walked off a cliff and died. This particular incident led to the founding of the American Humane Association.

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* As mentioned above, the 1939 film ''JesseJames'' ''Film/JesseJames'' had a blindfolded horse that walked off a cliff and died. This particular incident led to the founding of the American Humane Association.



* There's a recent controversy about ''LifeOfPi'' where the tiger, King as he's known in real life, was alleged to have nearly drowned during one scene but the AHA still gave the film permission to use the disclaimer. And from other allegations, [[FridgeHorror it wasn't the only time...]]

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* There's a recent controversy about ''LifeOfPi'' ''Film/LifeOfPi'' where the tiger, King as he's known in real life, was alleged to have nearly drowned during one scene but the AHA still gave the film permission to use the disclaimer. And from other allegations, [[FridgeHorror it wasn't the only time...]]
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