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21st May '17 6:57:23 AM Sabrewing
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* Bill at the soda shop in ''Film/{{Pleasantville}}'' is introduced wiping down the countertop with a towel when David, thrust into the show's role of Bud, arrives late for his shift working there. Because Bill literally cannot start his duties until Bud arrives, he'd been wiping down the counter long enough, and in the same spot to boot, that it had been word down into a circular smear.

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* Bill at the soda shop in ''Film/{{Pleasantville}}'' is introduced wiping down the countertop with a towel when David, thrust into the show's role of Bud, arrives late for his shift working there. Because Bill literally cannot start his duties until Bud arrives, he'd been wiping down the counter long enough, and in the same spot to boot, that it had been word worn down into a circular smear.
21st May '17 6:57:00 AM Sabrewing
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* Bill at the soda shop in ''Film/{{Pleasantville}}'' is introduced wiping down the countertop with a towel when David, thrust into the show's role of Bud, arrives late for his shift working there. Because Bill literally cannot start his duties until Bud arrives, he'd been wiping down the counter long enough, and in the same spot to boot, that it had been word down into a circular smear.
6th May '17 7:04:16 PM TonyG
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* This is how we're introduced to VideoGame/{{Tapper}} in ''Disney/WreckItRalph''.



* Moe Szyslak does this all the time on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.
* This is how we're introduced to VideoGame/{{Tapper}} in ''Disney/WreckItRalph''.

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* Moe Szyslak does this all the time on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.
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''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''. One episode even suggests that the rag is how we're introduced his CompanionCube.
* The bartender in ''WesternAnimation/RootyTootToot'' is seen cleaning a glass during the flashback
to VideoGame/{{Tapper}} in ''Disney/WreckItRalph''.his testimony, and even wipes the ''witness stand'' when he's done.
13th Mar '17 3:13:27 PM jormis29
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* ''Kobolds Ate My Baby'' 3rd edition. The sample village of West Bumble has the [[AdjectiveAnimalAlehouse Screaming Unicorn Tavern]]. The barkeeper is washing the three unbroken glasses in the place.

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* ''Kobolds Ate My Baby'' ''TabletopGame/KoboldsAteMyBaby'' 3rd edition. The sample village of West Bumble has the [[AdjectiveAnimalAlehouse Screaming Unicorn Tavern]]. The barkeeper is washing the three unbroken glasses in the place.
15th Jan '17 5:47:59 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' (1988). When Tetsuo goes to a bar after gaining his powers, the bartender is cleaning out a glass.
25th Dec '16 9:37:51 AM Classified
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* ''[[Film/Passengers2016 Passengers]]'' has a [[RidiculouslyHumanRobot robot bartender]] who [[JustifiedTrope justifies this]] as standby mode, perfect stillness [[UncannyValley freaking people out]].
6th Nov '16 3:00:41 PM lavendermintrose
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* Izumo Kusanagi in ''Anime/{{K}}'', despite being a major character and second-in-command of one of the series' factions, still does this a lot when he's behind the bar at his restaurant (and Red Clan headquarters), Bar HOMRA.

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* Izumo Kusanagi in ''Anime/{{K}}'', despite being a major character and second-in-command of one of the series' factions, still does this a lot when he's behind the bar at his restaurant (and Red Clan headquarters), Bar HOMRA. Used to great effect in episode 3 - when Misaki and Rikio crash [[BerserkButton into his bar]], he drops the glass, and as it falls, it reflects his face in TheScream pose.
31st Jul '16 11:26:43 AM jamespolk
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* The bartender at Fort Abraham Lincoln's canteen is, naturally, cleaning glasses after closing time when Custer comes in.

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* The In ''Film/TheyDiedWithTheirBootsOn'', the bartender at Fort Abraham Lincoln's canteen is, naturally, cleaning glasses after closing time when Custer comes in.
29th Jul '16 6:18:39 PM jamespolk
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* The bartender at Fort Abraham Lincoln's canteen is, naturally, cleaning glasses after closing time when Custer comes in.
21st Jul '16 1:45:51 AM Arivne
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* ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen''. Allan Quatermain first appears in an African bar. It's clear who the bartender is because he's polishing a glass with a cloth.
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