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31st Mar '16 5:22:45 AM JackG
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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. Control becomes suspicious of Samaritan and to [[BigBrotherIsWatchingYou escape its ubiquitous surveillance]] goes to the park, and uses a satellite phone to contact one of her men directly. However Samaritan adapts by sending a bike rider into the park with a microphone attached to his arm in the guise of a smartphone, to hear her conversation.

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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. Control becomes suspicious of Samaritan and to [[BigBrotherIsWatchingYou escape its ubiquitous surveillance]] goes to the park, sits on a bench and uses a satellite phone to contact one of her men directly. However Samaritan adapts by sending a bike rider into the park with a microphone attached to his arm in the guise of a smartphone, to hear her conversation.
31st Mar '16 5:21:49 AM JackG
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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. Control becomes suspicious of Samaritan and to [[BigBrotherIsWatchingYou escape its ubiquitous surveillance]] goes to the park, and uses a satellite phone to contact one of her men directly. However Samaritan adapts by sending a bike rider into the park with a microphone attached to his arm in the guise of a smartphone, to hear her conversation.
3rd Mar '16 8:42:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''CovertAction'' PlayerCharacter can meet local informants simply in the lounge of his hotel. Not that it was necessary or alert-safe.

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* In ''CovertAction'' ''VideoGame/CovertAction'' PlayerCharacter can meet local informants simply in the lounge of his hotel. Not that it was necessary or alert-safe.
5th Feb '16 9:10:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''TheBartimaeusTrilogy'' Nathaniel is asked to meet the British agent in Prague at a cemetery at midnight. Complaining about the melodrama, he insists that their next meeting being somewhere more ordinary and they agree to meet in the main square around six - "Harlequin" had wanted to pick the old plague pits. He does cope with the change well, and [[spoiler: Nathaniel receives his information in a hot dog bun he bought from the disguised agent.]]

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* In ''TheBartimaeusTrilogy'' ''Literature/TheBartimaeusTrilogy'' Nathaniel is asked to meet the British agent in Prague at a cemetery at midnight. Complaining about the melodrama, he insists that their next meeting being somewhere more ordinary and they agree to meet in the main square around six - "Harlequin" had wanted to pick the old plague pits. He does cope with the change well, and [[spoiler: Nathaniel receives his information in a hot dog bun he bought from the disguised agent.]]



* {{Serpico}}'s corrupt police colleagues discover he's not been taking bribes (his partner has been pocketing the money 'for when he wants it'). They order him to turn up to a meeting, and Serpico is dumbfounded to find it's in a park across from the courthouse, with an entire squad of detectives discussing the matter while a stream of prosecutors, cops, and judges walk by.

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* {{Serpico}}'s Literature/{{Serpico}}'s corrupt police colleagues discover he's not been taking bribes (his partner has been pocketing the money 'for when he wants it'). They order him to turn up to a meeting, and Serpico is dumbfounded to find it's in a park across from the courthouse, with an entire squad of detectives discussing the matter while a stream of prosecutors, cops, and judges walk by.



* In ''TheSandbaggers'', most of Burnside's meetings with his American counterpart Jeff Ross happen while strolling in the park.

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* In ''TheSandbaggers'', ''Series/TheSandbaggers'', most of Burnside's meetings with his American counterpart Jeff Ross happen while strolling in the park.
29th Nov '15 1:45:36 PM eroock
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29th Nov '15 1:41:33 PM eroock
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->''They were in St James's Park, watching ducks on the lake. Defectors, spies, tramps and shady-dealers congregated in twos on the benches. Wardens who picked up litter with spiked sticks here had a higher security clearance than the Secretary of State for Defence. Old government secrets, obsolete weapons plans and two-way mirror compromising filmstrips were always found in the grass.''

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->''They ->''"They were in St James's Park, watching ducks on the lake. Defectors, spies, tramps and shady-dealers congregated in twos on the benches. Wardens who picked up litter with spiked sticks here had a higher security clearance than the Secretary of State for Defence. Old government secrets, obsolete weapons plans and two-way mirror compromising filmstrips were always found in the grass.''"''
17th Sep '15 1:29:52 AM Odon
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* Subverted in ''Film/{{Heat}}''. The criminals meet in an open area of the docks to plan an apparent heist. When the detectives go there to work out what they might have been planning, they realise the criminals had suspected the police were on to them, and wanted to lure them out into the open to find out who they were.
22nd Aug '15 5:14:49 AM Odon
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* ''Film/TheManFromUNCLE2015''. The KGB and CIA spymasters are briefing the protagonists in a cafe, announce they're going to [[HeadbuttingHeroes leave them alone to get acquainted]], and get up to leave...along with everyone else in the cafe, as all the other customers are their agents.
21st Jul '15 7:54:39 AM Chabal2
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* There's a duck pond in ''Literature/GoodOmens'' which is specifically ''the'' place in London where spies from different agencies (and [[NobleDemon Crowley]] and [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Aziraphale]]) go to meet.

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* There's a duck pond in ''Literature/GoodOmens'' which is specifically ''the'' place in London where spies from different agencies (and [[NobleDemon Crowley]] and [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Aziraphale]]) go to meet. Some of the more amusing anecdotes include two members of MI6 trying to recruit what turned out to also be a member of MI6, and the ducks having learned to differentiate and appreciate the kinds of crumbs left by assorted diplomats and spies. There's also a meeting in the British Museum, where two agents argue over who keeps the cafeteria receipt.
15th Jul '15 8:17:01 AM Micah
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* Drug deals in ''Series/BreakingBad'' take place in public places, but for another reason in addition to secrecy: if negotiations go badly, people are less likely to shoot each other in public in broad daylight. Walt, in the first drug deal he participates in, sets it in an abandoned junkyard because [[TelevisionIsTryingToKillUs that's where drug deals take place in the movies]].
-->'''Jesse:''' This, this is like a non-criminal's idea of a meeting place. This is like, oh I saw this in a movie, look at me.\\

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* ''Series/BreakingBad'':
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Drug deals in ''Series/BreakingBad'' this show tend to take place in public places, but for another reason in addition to secrecy: if negotiations go badly, people are less likely to shoot each other in public in broad daylight. Walt, in the first drug deal he participates in, sets it in an abandoned junkyard because [[TelevisionIsTryingToKillUs that's where drug deals take place in the movies]].
-->'''Jesse:''' --->'''Jesse:''' This, this is like a non-criminal's idea of a meeting place. This is like, oh I saw this in a movie, look at me.\\


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** In season 5, Lydia insists on meeting Walt in a coffee shop. She tries to sit back-to-back with him, but he points out that this only makes them look more conspicuous, and joins her at her table.
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