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20th May '16 12:10:27 PM TVRulezAgain
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* A very good one happens in the first ''{{Shrek}}'' movie when Shrek overhears Donkey's conversation with Fiona about [[spoiler:her turning into an ogre at night. Because he hears only part of the conversation, when she says, "Who could love such a hideous, ugly beast?", he thinks she's referring to him.]] The confrontation he has with her the next day is very much two different conversations:

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* A very good one happens in the first ''{{Shrek}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'' movie when Shrek overhears Donkey's conversation with Fiona about [[spoiler:her turning into an ogre at night. Because he hears only part of the conversation, when she says, "Who could love such a hideous, ugly beast?", he thinks she's referring to him.]] The confrontation he has with her the next day is very much two different conversations:



** The ''inverse'' of this (a case of One Conversation, Two Dialogues) happens in an early scene in Shrek 2. As Shrek and Fiona approach Harold and Lillian, both Shrek and Harold argue with their respective spouses, and the dialogue strings together like so:

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** The ''inverse'' of this (a case of One Conversation, Two Dialogues) happens in an early scene in Shrek 2.WesternAnimation/Shrek2. As Shrek and Fiona approach Harold and Lillian, both Shrek and Harold argue with their respective spouses, and the dialogue strings together like so:
17th May '16 1:31:36 PM Willbyr
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* The ''KingdomHearts'' fanfic ''FanFic/TheRenegades'' features a chapter in which Axel and Larxene start a conversation in which tea is used [[DoubleEntendre as a euphemism for sex]], and the other Nobodies start joining in on the wordplay. Eventually, [[TheBigGuy Lexaeus]] enters the conversation, [[EntendreFailure and completely misinterprets their meaning]], remarking that there's probably enough tea to go around. The others burst into laughter while Lex blinks, confused.

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* The ''KingdomHearts'' ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' fanfic ''FanFic/TheRenegades'' features a chapter in which Axel and Larxene start a conversation in which tea is used [[DoubleEntendre as a euphemism for sex]], and the other Nobodies start joining in on the wordplay. Eventually, [[TheBigGuy Lexaeus]] enters the conversation, [[EntendreFailure and completely misinterprets their meaning]], remarking that there's probably enough tea to go around. The others burst into laughter while Lex blinks, confused.
3rd May '16 5:50:18 AM Yozzy
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* In [[Videogame/ShadowrunReturns Shadowrun: Hong Kong]] one optional run revolves around infiltrating [[TheCracker Is0bel]] through the staff area of a tech con with her disguised as a hotel staffer. Unfortunately, this involves some fast talking and Is0bel [[NoSocialSkills isn't too good even with regular conversations]], so the player character has to walk her through these conversations over the comms with a shaky connection. Eventually, Is0bel gets cornered by a manager as a con goer accosts the player, wanting into the booth they were using for communication. This is usually the part where things go sideways as the player has to juggle both conversations, but a successful social skill check has the player use a line that ends both conversations pretty well.
9th Apr '16 12:46:05 PM vtarira
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* ''Film/TheForceAwakens'': Towards the end between Kylo Ren and [[spoiler:his father Han Solo. Han is talking about bring his son home, while Kylo (aka Ben) is talking about [[TearJerker killing Han]]]].
-->'''Kylo Ren:''' It's too late.
-->[[spoiler:'''Han Solo:''']] No, it's not. Leave here with me. Come home. We miss you.
-->'''Kylo Ren:''' I'm being torn apart. I want to be free of this pain. I know what I have to do, but I don't know if I have the strength to do it. Will you help me?
-->[[spoiler:'''Han Solo:''']] Yes. Anything.
** Another, slightly less traumatic example toward the beginning when Kylo is talking to Lor San Tekka—particularly the line "You cannot deny the truth of your family." [[spoiler:Lor San Tekka is referring to the fact that Kylo's parents are Han and Leia and his uncle is Luke Skywalker, while Kylo is thinking more of his grandfather Darth Vader.]]
18th Mar '16 8:38:03 PM Hossmeister
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17th Mar '16 12:00:18 AM ShiroAkuma
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* In ''Manga/MayoChiki'', Jiro receives his "FirstKiss" from Subaru as CPR; later, Kanade kisses him as well, and he believes this to be his first. Subaru notices that he seems troubled and offers to help as a friend, but freaks out when he starts talking about his first kiss. She thinks he found out and doesn't know about the kiss he had with Kanade, while he has no idea about Subaru's kiss and thinks Kanade told her about her own. The discussion becomes quite heated, and neither realizes what the other's talking about until much later.

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* In ''Manga/MayoChiki'', ''LightNovel/MayoChiki'', Jiro receives his "FirstKiss" from Subaru as CPR; later, Kanade kisses him as well, and he believes this to be his first. Subaru notices that he seems troubled and offers to help as a friend, but freaks out when he starts talking about his first kiss. She thinks he found out and doesn't know about the kiss he had with Kanade, while he has no idea about Subaru's kiss and thinks Kanade told her about her own. The discussion becomes quite heated, and neither realizes what the other's talking about until much later.
16th Mar '16 11:59:29 PM ShiroAkuma
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* In Manga/MayoChiki, Jiro receives his "FirstKiss" from Subaru as CPR; later, Kanade kisses him as well, and he believes this to be his first. Subaru notices that he seems troubles and offers to help as a friend, but freaks out when he starts talking about his first kiss. She thinks he found out and doesn't know about the kiss he had with Kanade, while he has no idea about Subaru's kiss and thinks Kanade told her about her own. The discussion becomes quite heated, and neither realizes what the other's talking about until much later.

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* In Manga/MayoChiki, ''Manga/MayoChiki'', Jiro receives his "FirstKiss" from Subaru as CPR; later, Kanade kisses him as well, and he believes this to be his first. Subaru notices that he seems troubles troubled and offers to help as a friend, but freaks out when he starts talking about his first kiss. She thinks he found out and doesn't know about the kiss he had with Kanade, while he has no idea about Subaru's kiss and thinks Kanade told her about her own. The discussion becomes quite heated, and neither realizes what the other's talking about until much later.
12th Mar '16 10:58:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* Subverted between Brian and Justin in an episode of ''QueerAsFolk''. They are both aware of the fact that their discussion concerns two different things at once (namely, whether Brian should accept Justin back on his firm, and whether they should resume their relationship).

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* ''Series/QueerAsFolk'':
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Subverted between Brian and Justin in an episode of ''QueerAsFolk''.episode. They are both aware of the fact that their discussion concerns two different things at once (namely, whether Brian should accept Justin back on his firm, and whether they should resume their relationship).



* In "Sorry, Bro" in ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Marshall needed a new pair of pants and Lily brought them to the workplace, only to run into Barney. Barney being Barney assumed she was there to give Marshall something else. Their conversation ends with Barney thinking that Lily wanted ''him'' to give Marshall that "something else."

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* ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'':
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In "Sorry, Bro" in ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Bro", Marshall needed a new pair of pants and Lily brought them to the workplace, only to run into Barney. Barney being Barney assumed she was there to give Marshall something else. Their conversation ends with Barney thinking that Lily wanted ''him'' to give Marshall that "something else."



* On ''BoyMeetsWorld'' Cory and Eric have one of these where Cory thinks Topanga told Eric that she is pregnant and Eric thinks that Cory is talking about Topanga's diet, which is what she actually told Eric about.

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* On ''BoyMeetsWorld'' ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'' Cory and Eric have one of these where Cory thinks Topanga told Eric that she is pregnant and Eric thinks that Cory is talking about Topanga's diet, which is what she actually told Eric about.



* In ''TheTwoRonnies" sketch, Crossed Lines, the two people are actually having separate conversations on different phones, but you'd be easily forgiven for thinking they were talking to each other most of the time. Can be watched [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6jWCVO38iA here.]]

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* ''Series/TheTwoRonnies":
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In ''TheTwoRonnies" sketch, the sketch Crossed Lines, Lines", the two people are actually having separate conversations on different phones, but you'd be easily forgiven for thinking they were talking to each other most of the time. Can be watched [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6jWCVO38iA here.]]



* Played with, as a technique, in ''{{House}}''. The characters will often hold two conversations simultaneously, seamlessly seguing from Conversation A to Conversation B, replying, and then seguing back to Conversation A. Lather, rinse, and repeat. However, every time, everyone knows what the other person is talking about, as Conversation A is about the medical case, and Conversation B is usually the cast social dynamics.

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* Played with, as a technique, in ''{{House}}''.''Series/{{House}}''. The characters will often hold two conversations simultaneously, seamlessly seguing from Conversation A to Conversation B, replying, and then seguing back to Conversation A. Lather, rinse, and repeat. However, every time, everyone knows what the other person is talking about, as Conversation A is about the medical case, and Conversation B is usually the cast social dynamics.



* On ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'', Earl is expressing concern about Randy, who has run off to prove he can make it on his own. Catalina is expressing concern about Mr. Turtle, who has gotten lost after Joy accidentally drives to the Crab Shack without him. HilarityEnsues as Earl thinks Catalina is talking about Randy, too.

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* On ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'', ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'':
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Earl is expressing concern about Randy, who has run off to prove he can make it on his own. Catalina is expressing concern about Mr. Turtle, who has gotten lost after Joy accidentally drives to the Crab Shack without him. HilarityEnsues as Earl thinks Catalina is talking about Randy, too.
2nd Mar '16 8:06:31 PM Trogdor
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* During the episode "Imperfect Harmony" of ''Series/{{Selfie}}'', Henry is trying to decide between exploring his feelings for Eliza or staying with his girlfriend Julia, while Raj is trying to decide on a song for karoake night.
-->'''Raj''': Have you decided what you're going to do?
-->'''Henry''': No. The truth is I have never felt more conflicted in my life. On there one hand there's this...complicated, beautiful but let's be honest, slightly dangerous option.
-->'''Raj''': Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani.
-->'''Henry''': Exactly. And I don't know if I can pull that one off. And then there's this warm, safe familiar option that feels very non-threatening and *looks at a picture of Julia*...easy.
-->'''Raj''': "Uptown Girl", by Billy Joel?
-->'''Henry''': The thing is, Raj, I've been doing "Uptown Girl" my entire life. And a part of me, a big part of me wants to try something different, something out of my range. I like Hollaback Girl more than I should.
-->'''Raj''': Its a great song.
-->'''Henry''': I may have even grow to love it. And even though its scary, and uncertain and several people in this office have performed it on other occassions...
-->'''Raj''': I'm told two different people did it at last year's party.
-->'''Henry''' Two...? Still, I would never forgive myself if I didn't try. I'm gonna do it. I'm gonna do it, I'm gonna go for it, thank you Raj.

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* During the episode "Imperfect Harmony" of ''Series/{{Selfie}}'', Henry is trying to decide between exploring his feelings for Eliza or staying with his girlfriend Julia, while Raj is trying to decide on a song for karoake karaoke night.
-->'''Raj''': Have you decided what you're going to do?
-->'''Henry''':
do?\\
'''Henry''':
No. The truth is I have never felt more conflicted in my life. On there one hand there's this...complicated, beautiful but let's be honest, slightly dangerous option.
-->'''Raj''':
option.\\
'''Raj''':
Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani.
-->'''Henry''':
Stefani.\\
'''Henry''':
Exactly. And I don't know if I can pull that one off. And then there's this warm, safe familiar option that feels very non-threatening and *looks at a picture of Julia*...easy.
-->'''Raj''':
easy.\\
'''Raj''':
"Uptown Girl", by Billy Joel?
-->'''Henry''':
Joel?\\
'''Henry''':
The thing is, Raj, I've been doing "Uptown Girl" my entire life. And a part of me, a big part of me wants to try something different, something out of my range. I like Hollaback Girl more than I should.
-->'''Raj''':
should.\\
'''Raj''':
Its a great song.
-->'''Henry''':
song.\\
'''Henry''':
I may have even grow to love it. And even though its scary, and uncertain and several people in this office have performed it on other occassions...
-->'''Raj''':
occassions...\\
'''Raj''':
I'm told two different people did it at last year's party.
-->'''Henry'''
party.\\
'''Henry'''
Two...? Still, I would never forgive myself if I didn't try. I'm gonna do it. I'm gonna do it, I'm gonna go for it, thank you Raj.
28th Feb '16 2:44:55 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[ThirdRockFromTheSun 3rd Rock from the Sun]]'' often uses this trope.

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* ''[[ThirdRockFromTheSun 3rd Rock from the Sun]]'' ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun'' often uses this trope.



* On one episode of ''JustShootMe'', Maya gets Elliot a game system for his birthday, while RecurringCharacter Persky got him sex toys as a gag. Unbeknownst to either of them, Dennis has switched the two gifts. Thus, Elliot interprets Maya's invitation to play a few games as her wanting to engage in S&M (saying that she's going to beat him and make him cry certainly doesn't clear things up any), while Persky thinks Elliot wants to do the same.

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* On one episode of ''JustShootMe'', ''Series/JustShootMe'', Maya gets Elliot a game system for his birthday, while RecurringCharacter Persky got him sex toys as a gag. Unbeknownst to either of them, Dennis has switched the two gifts. Thus, Elliot interprets Maya's invitation to play a few games as her wanting to engage in S&M (saying that she's going to beat him and make him cry certainly doesn't clear things up any), while Persky thinks Elliot wants to do the same.



* Dear God, ''all the time'' on ''{{Coupling}}''. Notable examples include: Sally thinking Patrick's girlfriend is stepping out on him with Jeff, while Patrick's girlfriend (who's bisexual and in favor of an open relationship) thinks Sally is hitting on her; Patrick flirting with Jane's therapist, with each one believing the other is gay; and the telephone mess involving a phony bar full of Australians and "Giselle, the French bitch" that leads to Susan and Steve's break-up.

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* Dear God, ''all the time'' on ''{{Coupling}}''.''Series/{{Coupling}}''. Notable examples include: Sally thinking Patrick's girlfriend is stepping out on him with Jeff, while Patrick's girlfriend (who's bisexual and in favor of an open relationship) thinks Sally is hitting on her; Patrick flirting with Jane's therapist, with each one believing the other is gay; and the telephone mess involving a phony bar full of Australians and "Giselle, the French bitch" that leads to Susan and Steve's break-up.
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