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24th Dec '16 3:52:26 PM jamespolk
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* ''Film/UmbertoD'': Apparently the boarding house is gradually becoming this. Umberto comes home to find that Antonia is renting out his room at 1,000 lira per hour to people who want a place for sex.
19th Nov '16 10:06:16 AM themanwithathousandtabs
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* In ''Film/ApartmentZero'' [[spoiler: Jack]] [[BreadEggsMilkSquick picks a man up at the airport, takes him to a seedy hotel, has sex with him, and then murders him for his passport.]]
9th Aug '16 11:22:43 PM PaulA
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* [[{{Dragaera}} Vlad Taltos]] and Kiera both find one of these immensely useful in ''Orca.'' Which fits the trope quite well, considering they are, respectively, an assassin [[spoiler:on the run from an organized crime syndicate]] and the best thief [[spoiler:and, secretly, most feared demigoddess]] in the entire Empire.

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* [[{{Dragaera}} Vlad Taltos]] Taltos and Kiera both find one of these immensely useful in ''Orca.'' ''Literature/{{Orca}}''. Which fits the trope quite well, considering they are, respectively, an assassin [[spoiler:on the run from an organized crime syndicate]] and the best thief [[spoiler:and, secretly, most feared demigoddess]] in the entire Empire.
9th Jun '16 10:50:11 AM DaibhidC
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* The Starlight Motel, Cabot Cove in several episodes of ''Series/MurderSheWrote''. If an out-of-towner was staying at the Starlight, it meant they were up to no good one way or another.
6th Apr '16 4:55:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* The entire ''SinCity'' series starts off in one of these as Marv is framed for murder.

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* The entire ''SinCity'' ''ComicBook/SinCity'' series starts off in one of these as Marv is framed for murder.
5th Mar '16 10:13:48 PM MarcInGA
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* In a Laurel & Hardy movie they are running from their awful, and armed, wives. As the two men run behind a hotel, the wife raises the shotgun and fires. At the sound of the shot, men jump out of every window, in their underwear with their pants in their hand and run down the alley.
25th Feb '16 4:17:04 PM LentilSandEater
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* The VisualNovel ''VideoGame/HotelDuskRoom215'' for the Nintendo DS takes place in one of these.
** Though it's rundown and out of the way, it's more a place for people with troubled pasts than dirty goings on. Rosie wouldn't stand for it.
12th Feb '16 1:44:18 AM Green_lantern40
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* In an episode of ''Series/HappyDays'', Joanie and Chachi had to stay in one when they took a trip to a Beach Boys concert without permission.

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* In an episode of ''Series/HappyDays'', Joanie and Chachi had to stay in one when they took a trip to a Beach Boys concert without permission. The episode is even ''titled'' "No-Tell Motel".



* Blanche on ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'' was frequently referred to as making regular use of these, especially renting them by the hour.
** In one instance, she unknowingly booked the girls into a hotel full of prostitutes, and got them arrested. She chose it because it had the most men in the lobby.

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* Blanche on ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'' was frequently referred to as making regular use of these, especially renting them by the hour.
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hour. In one instance, she unknowingly booked the girls into a hotel full of prostitutes, and got them arrested. She (the prostitutes ''and'' the girls) arrested; she chose it because it had the most men in the lobby.
7th Feb '16 11:11:36 AM Teenlyokofan7777
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* In Music/Poison's "Look What the Cat Dragged In" song, the second verse starts off in a No Tell Motel.

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* In Music/Poison's Music/{{Poison}}'s "Look What the Cat Dragged In" song, the second verse starts off in a No Tell Motel.
7th Feb '16 11:08:06 AM Teenlyokofan7777
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* In Music/Poison's "Look What the Cat Dragged In" song, the second verse starts off in a No Tell Motel.
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