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21st Apr '16 7:08:47 PM PerfumePreppy
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* A 1988 trailer for ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' had the narrator announcing that a new cartoon character was about to appear on the scene. This is then followed by a minor character (in the context of the movie) dismissively saying: "It's just Dumbo!" - which is then followed by the narrator going: "''No'', it's Roger."

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* A 1988 trailer for ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' had the narrator announcing that a new cartoon character was about to appear on the scene. This is then followed by a minor character (in the context of the movie) R.K. Maroon dismissively saying: saying "It's just Dumbo!" - Dumbo!", which is then followed by the narrator going: "''No'', it's Roger."
4th Aug '15 5:57:32 AM Stinkoman87
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* A scene from the first {{Transformers}} movie has Sam say the line "I'd like you to meet my good friend... Optimus Prime," before panning to Optimus transforming from his truck mode to robot mode. The scene was in the movie, but, as Optimus had already been introduced to the audience by that point, it seems the scene exists mostly to introduce him in a suitably dramatic fashion in a promotional clip (where it was used frequently).
28th Jun '15 4:52:19 PM twilicorn
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* A 2010 Pull-Ups commercial tying in with the theatrical release of ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' used two scenes from that film - the "This is no time to be hysterical" scene, and the Sunnyside toys cheering when Andy's toys arrive at the daycare - to accentuate a real boy saying he has to use the bathroom and saying "I did it!" after he does use the bathroom, respectively.
19th Jun '15 6:44:31 AM twilicorn
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* Canadian channel YTV [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mLY705vJ3Y has this trope mastered.]] They still use such trailers to this day.

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* Canadian channel YTV [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mLY705vJ3Y has this trope mastered.]] mastered]], most of the time combining it with LemonyNarrator. They still use such trailers to this day.
10th Jun '15 5:51:00 PM twilicorn
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* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': ads using individual words out of context to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgArhI-TjAA say]] "New night, new time, same ''Theory''. This fall, only CBS."
* Creator/{{NBC}}: a similar thing for their Thursday night block, "Comedy night done right. All night on NBC."

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* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': ads using ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' used individual words out of context to say [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgArhI-TjAA say]] "New night, new time, same ''Theory''. This fall, only CBS."
* Creator/{{NBC}}: Creator/{{NBC}} did a similar thing for their Thursday night block, only with the sentence "Comedy night done right. All night on NBC."



* Canadian channel YTV [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mLY705vJ3Y has this trope mastered.]]

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* Canadian channel YTV [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mLY705vJ3Y has this trope mastered.]]]] They still use such trailers to this day.
10th Jun '15 4:46:18 AM twilicorn
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* Canadian channel YTV [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mLY705vJ3Y has this trope mastered.]]
2nd Jun '15 5:23:04 AM LongLiveHumour
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* An ad for the ITV adaptation of Creator/AgathaChristie's ''The Secret of Chimneys'' had the announcer suggest that the audience could try solving the mystery before MissMarple, followed by a clip of one of the characters snorting in disbelief.

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* An ad for the ITV adaptation of Creator/AgathaChristie's ''The Secret of Chimneys'' had the announcer suggest that the audience could try solving the mystery before MissMarple, Literature/MissMarple, followed by a clip of one of the characters snorting in disbelief.
23rd Mar '15 7:44:25 PM eneuman96
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* Parodied in ''Film/AngryVideoGameNerdTheMovie'':
-->'''Nerd (in both the trailer and the movie):''' "A nerd's work is never done."
-->'''Cooper (in the actual movie, as a reaction to the previous line):''' "That's a stupid thing to say."
-->'''Nerd:''' "I only said it for the trailer!"
17th Sep '14 5:44:57 PM MarkLungo
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* Creator/RogerEbert observed in EbertsGlossaryOfMovieTerms that this is apparently the only reason a character ever exclaims, "This just keeps getting better and better!"
* The TV trailers for the 1990 film ''Marked for Death'' concluded with the narrator declaring, "Steven Seagal is...Marked for Death!" This was immediately followed by a clip from the film of Seagal rhetorically asking, "Is that right?"

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* Creator/RogerEbert observed in EbertsGlossaryOfMovieTerms Literature/EbertsGlossaryOfMovieTerms that this is apparently the only reason a character ever exclaims, "This just keeps getting better and better!"
* The TV trailers for the 1990 film ''Marked for Death'' ''Film/MarkedForDeath'' concluded with the narrator declaring, "Steven Seagal "Creator/StevenSeagal is...Marked for Death!" This was immediately followed by a clip from the film of Seagal rhetorically asking, "Is that right?"
24th Feb '14 12:49:53 PM MarkLungo
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* A promo for the ''[[TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' episode "Dangers on a Train" has a character (voiced by SethMacFarlane) say "Finally, a reason to watch TV on Sundays." He was really speaking to Marge about a ''DowntonAbbey'' parody they both watch.

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* A promo for the ''[[TheSimpsons ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' episode "Dangers on a Train" has a character (voiced by SethMacFarlane) Creator/SethMacFarlane) say "Finally, a reason to watch TV on Sundays." He was really speaking to Marge about a ''DowntonAbbey'' ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' parody they both watch.
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