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1st Sep '16 4:29:10 PM Grug
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* In ''Film/DodgeballATrueUnderdogStory'', the plot kicks off when the heroes need $50,000 dollars to pay government fines, and there just so happens to be a Dodgeball tournament with a $50,000 cash prize.
** Subverted in the end. [[spoiler:Peter sold the gym the night before the championship match. Then double subverted, as he bet the entire sum on his team winning, and winds up a millionaire in the end, more than enough to buy back his gym and his nemesis' gym as well.]]
25th Aug '16 9:32:41 AM Valen
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* Inverted in ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure''. In Part 7, Johnny and Gyro gain a lot of money through the Stand Sugar Mountain's Spring, but if they don't spend it all before the sun sets, they are [[BalefulPolymorph turned into trees.]]
13th Aug '16 10:13:41 AM Winter
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* The ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "The Ducksters" has Daffy Duck playing a sadistic radio quiz show host and Porky Pig as his much-suffering contestant. Once he wins the prize, Porky calls up the station owner and asks his price for the station. As it turns out, it's the exact amount of the prize money ''to the cent.'' Cue demonic grin and switching of roles.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "The Ducksters" "WesternAnimation/TheDucksters" has Daffy Duck playing a sadistic radio quiz show host and Porky Pig as his much-suffering contestant. Once he wins the prize, Porky calls up the station owner and asks his price for the station. As it turns out, it's the exact amount of the prize money ''to the cent.'' Cue demonic grin and switching of roles.
20th Jul '16 5:24:40 AM Freezer
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* In an episode of ''Series/GrowingPains'', Mike is in traffic court, facing a $500 fine for various violations. The presiding judge muses that his granddaughter is looking for a car and he'd be willing to buy Mike's - for $500.
--> '''Mike''': [starts to protest]
--> '''Judge''': Mr. Seaver: [[CallBack We checked the glove compartment]]
--> '''Mike''': SOLD!
8th Dec '15 12:07:55 AM PaulA
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* Happens a few times to cash-strapped Miss Brooks in ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'', i.e. ''Easter Outfit, Fischer's Pawn Shop, The Festival, School T.V. Set''.

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* Happens a few times to cash-strapped Miss Brooks in ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'', ''Series/OurMissBrooks'', i.e. ''Easter Outfit, Fischer's "Easter Outfit", "Fischer's Pawn Shop, The Festival, School Shop", "The Festival", "School T.V. Set''.Set".
5th Nov '15 6:27:12 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Request Comics'' #26 has this [[http://www.requestcomics.com/comic/26.html here]]: a competition prize is exactly that needed to save the local library.

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* ''Request Comics'' #26 has this [[http://www.requestcomics.com/comic/26.html here]]: here:]] a competition prize is exactly that needed to save the local library.
7th Jul '15 3:47:38 AM jormis29
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* In the ''Series/FlightOfTheConchords'' episode "The New Cup", Murray falls for a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/419_scams 419 scam]]... that turns out to be surprisingly legit, giving him just enough money to bail Bret and Jemaine out of jail.

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* In the ''Series/FlightOfTheConchords'' episode "The New Cup", Murray falls for a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/419_scams 419 scam]]...FourOneNineScam... that turns out to be surprisingly legit, giving him just enough money to bail Bret and Jemaine out of jail.
6th Jul '15 10:56:50 AM johnsmithxxi
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* Happens a few times in ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'', i.e. ''Fischer's Pawn Shop, The Festival''

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* Happens a few times to cash-strapped Miss Brooks in ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'', i.e. ''Fischer's ''Easter Outfit, Fischer's Pawn Shop, The Festival''Festival, School T.V. Set''.
6th Jul '15 10:54:48 AM johnsmithxxi
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* Happens a few times in ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'', i.e. ''Fischer's Pawn Shop, The Festival''
11th May '15 12:54:19 PM StFan
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* In the first ''Film/SpiderMan'' movie, Peter needs a certain amount of money to buy a new car and impress MJ. Luckily, that's exactly how much he can win by lasting three minutes with Bonesaw in the steel cage. Since he knocks Bonesaw out in [[ExactWords less than that]], the promoter decides to give him a fraction of the promised reward.
%%* ''Film/{{Dodgeball}}'' plays with this one a bit.

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* In the first ''Film/SpiderMan'' movie, Peter needs a certain amount of money to buy a new car and impress MJ. Luckily, that's exactly how much he can win by lasting three minutes with Bonesaw in the steel cage. Since he knocks Bonesaw out in [[ExactWords less than that]], the promoter decides to give him a fraction of the promised reward.
%%* ''Film/{{Dodgeball}}'' plays with this one a bit.
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* In the first ''Film/SpiderMan1'' movie, Peter needs a certain amount of money to buy a new car and impress MJ. Luckily, that's exactly how much he can win by lasting three minutes with Bonesaw in the steel cage. Since he knocks Bonesaw out in [[ExactWords less than that]], the promoter decides to give him a fraction of the promised reward.
%%* ''Film/{{Dodgeball}}'' plays with this one a bit.
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