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2nd Jul '16 12:35:50 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' has "[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20040116 grease trap duty]]" (on an airship).

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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' has "[[http://www.[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20040116 grease "grease trap duty]]" duty"]] (on an airship).
25th Jun '16 10:00:50 AM Morgenthaler
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* Being assigned to [[WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers Operation Rusty's Blanket]] was a punishment for Brock Samson.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'': Being assigned to [[WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers Operation Rusty's Blanket]] Blanket was a punishment for Brock Samson.



* When [[OggyAndTheCockroaches Oggy]] is once mistakenly enrolled, the [[ButtMonkey angry drill sergeant]] [[MimeAndMusicOnlyCartoon yells at him, pointing at the latrines]] and hands him a toothbrush. [[ImpossibleTaskInstantlyAccomplished Seconds later, the WC are squeaky-clean.]]
* AngelaAnaconda is always being assigned to clap erasers after school by her teacher (mostly because said teacher doesn't like her). She has actually [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower developed a special talent for eraser-clapping!]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/OggyAndTheCockroaches'': When [[OggyAndTheCockroaches Oggy]] Oggy is once mistakenly enrolled, the [[ButtMonkey angry drill sergeant]] [[MimeAndMusicOnlyCartoon yells at him, pointing at the latrines]] and hands him a toothbrush. [[ImpossibleTaskInstantlyAccomplished Seconds later, the WC are squeaky-clean.]]
* AngelaAnaconda ''WesternAnimation/AngelaAnaconda'': Angela is always being assigned to clap erasers after school by her teacher (mostly because said teacher doesn't like her). She has actually [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower developed a special talent for eraser-clapping!]]
22nd May '16 3:50:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'': "Thanks to your new friend Ping, you men will spend this evening cleaning up [[PunctuatedForEmphasis every. single. grain. of. rice.]]" Of course, this wasn't just assigned randomly; the men had just gotten in a massive FoodFight and needed to clean it up anyway.
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* ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'': "Thanks to your new friend Ping, you men will spend this evening cleaning up [[PunctuatedForEmphasis every. single. grain. of. rice.]]" Of course, this wasn't just assigned randomly; the men had just gotten in a massive FoodFight and needed to clean it up anyway.
4th Mar '16 3:29:36 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''PoliceAcademy 2'' Mahoney and his partner are assigned to the inside of the Lincoln Tunnel (or some other traffic tunnel), ostensibly in case there are any civilians who need help but actually as punishment, being forced to breathe the traffic fumes and such.
* Will Stockdale in ''No Time For Sergeants'' is assigned to latrine detail, but he takes to the job and gets them ship-shape.

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* In ''PoliceAcademy 2'' ''Film/PoliceAcademy2TheirFirstAssignment'' Mahoney and his partner are assigned to the inside of the Lincoln Tunnel (or some other traffic tunnel), ostensibly in case there are any civilians who need help but actually as punishment, being forced to breathe the traffic fumes and such.
* Will Stockdale in ''No Time For Sergeants'' ''Film/NoTimeForSergeants'' is assigned to latrine detail, but he takes to the job and gets them ship-shape.



* Tyrion Lannister from ''ASongOfIceAndFire'' gets put in charge of managing the sewers in Casterly Rock, since he's horribly unpopular. In something of a subversion, Tyrion goes on to make the sewers incredibly more efficient than they used to be.

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* Tyrion Lannister from ''ASongOfIceAndFire'' ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' gets put in charge of managing the sewers in Casterly Rock, since he's horribly unpopular. In something of a subversion, Tyrion goes on to make the sewers incredibly more efficient than they used to be.
4th Mar '16 7:56:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the first episode of ''{{Reaper}}'', Sam's boss decides to punish him the for the damaging the store by assigning him to the Gardening Department (where he has to pile forty pound sacks of dirt all day). Fortunately, the Devil arranges it so that his love interest is there to keep him company.

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* In the first episode of ''{{Reaper}}'', ''Series/{{Reaper}}'', Sam's boss decides to punish him the for the damaging the store by assigning him to the Gardening Department (where he has to pile forty pound sacks of dirt all day). Fortunately, the Devil arranges it so that his love interest is there to keep him company.
13th Jun '15 2:47:33 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''TheLastCastle'', Irwin is ordered by the Warden to move a massive pile of rocks from one end of the prison yard to the other. When that doesn't break his will, Irwin is subsequently told to move all the rocks back to their original position.

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* In ''TheLastCastle'', ''Film/TheLastCastle'', Irwin is ordered by the Warden to move a massive pile of rocks from one end of the prison yard to the other. When that doesn't break his will, Irwin is subsequently told to move all the rocks back to their original position.
31st May '15 12:14:31 PM Micah
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A common subversion is to have the person being punished actually wind up enjoying the work, and maybe even doing the job well enough to earn some amount of respect from their superiors.

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A common subversion is to have the person being punished [[{{Unishment}} actually wind up enjoying the work, work]], and maybe even doing the job well enough to earn some amount of respect from their superiors.
31st May '15 12:12:52 PM Micah
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* The Minister of Culture in season 2 of ''Series/SlingsAndArrows'' was the Minister of Health until she spoke out against her own party, and clearly would still rather be -- her reaction to Richard coming to her with a grant proposal for the New Burbage theater festival is to point out how many cancer victims' lives could be saved with the amount of money he's asking for.

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* The Minister of Culture in season 2 of ''Series/SlingsAndArrows'' was the Minister of Health until she spoke out against her own party, and clearly would still rather be -- her reaction to Richard coming to her with a grant proposal for the New Burbage theater festival is to point out how many cancer victims' lives could be saved with that the amount of money he's asking for. for is enough to buy an entire MRI machine.
21st May '15 10:19:23 AM AnotherGuy
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* ''Film/{{Mitchell}}''. Mitchell won't stop his investigation into Deaney, so DaChief has him doing a 24/7 stakeout of a mobster. No relief, no backup.
18th May '15 10:08:16 PM Micah
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* ''Series/{{JAG}}: In "Boot", Meg Austin, while undercover as a Marine private, is assigned sanitary duty.

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* ''Series/{{JAG}}: ''Series/{{JAG}}'': In "Boot", Meg Austin, while undercover as a Marine private, is assigned sanitary duty.duty.
* The Minister of Culture in season 2 of ''Series/SlingsAndArrows'' was the Minister of Health until she spoke out against her own party, and clearly would still rather be -- her reaction to Richard coming to her with a grant proposal for the New Burbage theater festival is to point out how many cancer victims' lives could be saved with the amount of money he's asking for.
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