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29th Mar '17 5:16:03 AM C2
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* A scene from the first Film/{{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).

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* A scene from the first Film/{{Transformers}} ''Film/{{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).
29th Mar '17 5:15:44 AM C2
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* A scene from the first Film/{{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).



* 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).
27th Mar '17 11:18:02 AM Usagi1992
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* The commercials for the 1995 re-release of ''Movie/PulpFiction'' make it a point to emphasize all the Oscars it was nominated for; when it proclaims it's nominated for Best Picture of the Year, cut to Vincent saying "That's a bold statement", then Jules saying "Aw, man, that's it I'm going".
9th Feb '17 4:56:01 PM AthenaBlue
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* An ad for a DVD of ''Series/TheBradyBunch'' did this.
* A ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' parody of Disney's {{Sequelitis}} and its {{Dark Secret}}s began with, by all appearances, a genuine trailer for ''Disney/{{Bambi}} 2'' which used a line from that film: "Better hurry!"
* A commercial for ABC's Wednesday Comedy Lineup used a line from ''Series/TheMiddle'', with someone saying "Let's do this every Wednesday night!".
* ''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}} did a similar thing for their Thursday night block, only with the sentence "Comedy night done right. All night on NBC."
* 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 Literature/MissMarple, followed by a clip of one of the characters snorting in disbelief.
* There used to be a Polish TV channel ''Minimax'', which showed a lot of shows aimed at children and teenagers, and regularly has trailer-like teasers for its own programs in between ad breaks. These always ended with a line from somewhere in the show repurposed like this; for instance, the one for ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' ended with a line "Very funny" grabbed out of one of the episodes.
* 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 R.K. Maroon dismissively saying "It's just Dumbo!", which is then followed by the narrator going: "''No'', it's Roger."
* The trailer for the second half of ''Series/DoctorWho'' series 6 featured a voiceover of Madame Kovarian describing the Impossible Astronaut killing the Doctor ... followed by the Doctor turning to the camera and saying "Haven't you figured ''that'' one out yet?" This is a scene from "Let's Kill Hitler", and he's talking to Amy about how River tracks him.
* The 1967 reissue trailer for ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'' had the scene where the announcer is introducing Happy and Dopey in which the announcer apparently interacts with the characters (it was really Snow White speaking to Happy).

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* An ad for a DVD of ''Series/TheBradyBunch'' did this.
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* A ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' parody of Disney's {{Sequelitis}} and its {{Dark Secret}}s began with, by all appearances, a genuine trailer for ''Disney/{{Bambi}} 2'' which used a line from that film: "Better hurry!"
* A
2010 Pull-Ups commercial for ABC's Wednesday Comedy Lineup used a line from ''Series/TheMiddle'', with someone saying "Let's do this every Wednesday night!".
* ''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}} did a similar thing for their Thursday night block, only
tying in with the sentence "Comedy night done right. All night on NBC."
* An ad for the ITV adaptation
theatrical release of Creator/AgathaChristie's ''The Secret of Chimneys'' had the announcer suggest ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' used two scenes from that film - the audience could try solving the mystery before Literature/MissMarple, followed by a clip of one of the characters snorting in disbelief.
* There used
"This is no time to be a Polish TV channel ''Minimax'', which showed a lot of shows aimed at children hysterical" scene, and teenagers, and regularly has trailer-like teasers for its own programs in between ad breaks. These always ended with a line from somewhere in the show repurposed like this; for instance, Sunnyside toys cheering when Andy's toys arrive at the one for ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' ended with a line "Very funny" grabbed out of one of the episodes.
* A 1988 trailer for ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' had the narrator announcing that a new cartoon character was about
daycare - to appear on the scene. This is then followed by R.K. Maroon dismissively accentuate a real boy saying "It's just Dumbo!", which is then followed by he has to use the narrator going: "''No'', it's Roger."
* The trailer for the second half of ''Series/DoctorWho'' series 6 featured a voiceover of Madame Kovarian describing the Impossible Astronaut killing the Doctor ... followed by the Doctor turning to the camera
bathroom and saying "Haven't you figured ''that'' one out yet?" This is a scene from "Let's Kill Hitler", and he's talking to Amy about how River tracks him.
* The 1967 reissue trailer for ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'' had
"I did it!" after he does use the scene where the announcer is introducing Happy and Dopey in which the announcer apparently interacts with the characters (it was really Snow White speaking to Happy).bathroom, respectively.

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* Creator/RogerEbert observed in 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 ''Film/MarkedForDeath'' concluded with the narrator declaring, "Creator/StevenSeagal is...Marked for Death!" This was immediately followed by a clip from the film of Seagal rhetorically asking, "Is that right?"
* A promo for the ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' episode "Dangers on a Train" has a character (voiced by Creator/SethMacFarlane) say "Finally, a reason to watch TV on Sundays." He was really speaking to Marge about a ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' parody they both watch.



* 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!"
* Canadian channel YTV [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mLY705vJ3Y has this trope mastered]], most of the time combining it with LemonyNarrator. They still use such trailers to this day.
* 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.
* 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).

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* Parodied in ''Film/AngryVideoGameNerdTheMovie'':
-->'''Nerd (in both the
The 1967 reissue trailer for ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'' had the scene where the announcer is introducing Happy and Dopey in which the movie):''' "A nerd's work is never done."
-->'''Cooper (in
announcer apparently interacts with the actual movie, as a reaction characters (it was really Snow White speaking to the previous line):''' "That's a stupid thing to say."
-->'''Nerd:''' "I only said it
Happy).

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* The TV trailers
for the trailer!"
1990 film ''Film/MarkedForDeath'' concluded with the narrator declaring, "Creator/StevenSeagal is...Marked for Death!" This was immediately followed by a clip from the film of Seagal rhetorically asking, "Is that right?"
* Canadian channel YTV [[https://www.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 R.K. Maroon dismissively saying "It's just Dumbo!", which is then followed by the narrator going: "''No'', it's Roger."

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* Creator/RogerEbert observed in Literature/EbertsGlossaryOfMovieTerms that this is apparently the only reason a character ever exclaims, "This just keeps getting better and better!"

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* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' used individual words out of context to say [[http://www.
youtube.com/watch?v=_mLY705vJ3Y has this trope mastered]], most com/watch?v=lgArhI-TjAA say]] "New night, new time, same ''Theory''. This fall, only CBS."
* An ad for a DVD of ''Series/TheBradyBunch'' did this.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** The [[OnTheNext "Next Time"]] trailer for [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E9ForestOfTheDead "Forest
of the time combining it with LemonyNarrator. They still use such trailers Dead"]] featured several quotes arranged in a fashion practically designed to this day.
* A 2010 Pull-Ups commercial tying in with
taunt the theatrical release of ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' used two scenes from that film - audience:
--->'''The Doctor:''' What is it? What is CAL?\\
'''River Song:''' ''(playfully)'' Spoilers.\\
'''The Doctor:''' ''(serious)'' Spoilers.\\
'''The Girl:''' No! Don't tell! You mustn't tell!
** The trailer for
the "This is no time to be hysterical" scene, and second half of series 6 featured a voiceover of Madame Kovarian describing the Sunnyside toys cheering when Andy's toys arrive at Impossible Astronaut killing the daycare - to accentuate a real boy saying he has to use Doctor ... followed by the bathroom Doctor turning to the camera and saying "I did it!" after he does use the bathroom, respectively.
* A
"Haven't you figured ''that'' one out yet?" This is a scene from the first {{Transformers}} movie has Sam say the line "I'd like you [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E8LetsKillHitler "Let's Kill Hitler"]], and he's talking 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).Amy about how River finds him.


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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 Literature/MissMarple, followed by a clip of one of the characters snorting in disbelief.
* A commercial for ABC's Wednesday Comedy Lineup used a line from ''Series/TheMiddle'', with someone saying "Let's do this every Wednesday night!".
* There used to be a Polish TV channel ''Minimax'', which showed a lot of shows aimed at children and teenagers, and regularly has trailer-like teasers for its own programs in between ad breaks. These always ended with a line from somewhere in the show repurposed like this; for instance, the one for ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' ended with a line "Very funny" grabbed out of one of the episodes.
* Creator/{{NBC}} did a similar thing for their Thursday night block, only with the sentence "Comedy night done right. All night on NBC."
* A ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' parody of Disney's {{Sequelitis}} and its {{Dark Secret}}s began with, by all appearances, a genuine trailer for ''Disney/{{Bambi}} 2'' which used a line from that film: "Better hurry!"

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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!"

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* A promo for the ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' episode "Dangers on a Train" has a character (voiced by Creator/SethMacFarlane) say "Finally, a reason to watch TV on Sundays." He was really speaking to Marge about a ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' parody they both watch.
* 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).
* Canadian channel YTV [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mLY705vJ3Y has this trope mastered]], most of the time combining it with LemonyNarrator. They still use such trailers to this day.
22nd Nov '16 8:09:41 AM DaibhidC
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* The ''Series/TheJimHensonHour'' trailer for the original ''WesternAnimation/DogCity'' special:

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* The ''Series/TheJimHensonHour'' trailer for the original ''WesternAnimation/DogCity'' special:
22nd Nov '16 8:09:29 AM DaibhidC
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* Jerry Nelson's Announcer character uses it on the ''Series/TheJimHensonHour'' trailer for the original ''WesternAnimation/DogCity'' special:
-->'''The Announcer''': From the creators of ''Platypus Junction'', ''Cow World'' and ''Village of Fish'' comes an action film only one word can describe...
-->'''Bugsy Them''': Senseless!
::The trailer then ends with Bugsy saying "I love it! It makes no sense whatsoever!"

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* Jerry Nelson's Announcer character uses it on the The ''Series/TheJimHensonHour'' trailer for the original ''WesternAnimation/DogCity'' special:
-->'''The ** At the start:
--->'''The
Announcer''': From the creators of ''Platypus Junction'', ''Cow World'' and ''Village of Fish'' comes an action film only one word can describe...
-->'''Bugsy --->'''Bugsy Them''': Senseless!
::The trailer then ends with Bugsy saying "I ** And the end:
--->'''Bugsy''': I
love it! It makes no sense whatsoever!"whatsoever!
22nd Nov '16 8:08:14 AM DaibhidC
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::The trailer then ends with Bugsy saying "I love it! It makes no sense whatsoever!"
22nd Nov '16 8:04:33 AM DaibhidC
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* Jerry Nelson's Announcer character uses it on the ''Series/TheJimHensonHour'' trailer for the original ''WesternAnimation/DogCity'' special:
-->'''The Announcer''': From the creators of ''Platypus Junction'', ''Cow World'' and ''Village of Fish'' comes an action film only one word can describe...
-->'''Bugsy Them''': Senseless!
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."
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