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9th Sep '17 4:02:05 PM nombretomado
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhm-22Q0PuM This ad]] for Herman Cain (at the time a candidate for the [[AmericanPoliticalSystem 2012 Republican nomination for President]]) features Cain's Chief of Staff Mark Block talking about what Cain hopes to achieve by running...and then, towards the very end, a shot of him taking a drag off his cigarette. It comes out of nowhere and counts as a BigLippedAlligatorMoment, as well. Combined with the closing shot of Cain slowly turning to the camera and slooooooowly smiling, the ad [[MemeticMutation quickly went viral]].

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhm-22Q0PuM This ad]] for Herman Cain (at the time a candidate for the [[AmericanPoliticalSystem [[UsefulNotes/AmericanPoliticalSystem 2012 Republican nomination for President]]) features Cain's Chief of Staff Mark Block talking about what Cain hopes to achieve by running...and then, towards the very end, a shot of him taking a drag off his cigarette. It comes out of nowhere and counts as a BigLippedAlligatorMoment, as well. Combined with the closing shot of Cain slowly turning to the camera and slooooooowly smiling, the ad [[MemeticMutation quickly went viral]].
7th Aug '17 5:56:11 PM ClintEastwood
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* Dana Scully from ''Series/TheXFiles'' smokes exactly once in the entire series out of stress while she is by herself in a hotel room, but does not mention it to anyone or even make note of it onscreen. The cigarette is just ''there''. The actress playing Scully is a smoker. In that episode, everyone involved became temporary, literal {{Cosmic Plaything}}s thanks to a rare planetary alignment. It briefly turned the town into a CityOfWeirdos, including the visiting agents.

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* Dana Scully from ''Series/TheXFiles'' smokes exactly once in the entire series out of stress while she is by herself in a hotel room, but does not mention it to anyone or even make note of it onscreen. The cigarette is just ''there''. The actress playing Scully Creator/GillianAnderson is a smoker. In that episode, everyone involved became temporary, literal {{Cosmic Plaything}}s thanks to a rare planetary alignment. It briefly turned the town into a CityOfWeirdos, including the visiting agents.



** In the episode "The Cave of Skulls" (part 2 of the very first story in the show), the First Doctor is shown [[GoodSmokingEvilSmoking lighting up a pipe]] upon landing on prehistoric Earth - the story is about him being captured by a group of cavemen who want him to create fire for them, but he loses his matches. This was 1963, and public opinion about showing heroic characters in children's shows smoking changed soon afterward, meaning that neither he nor any of his future incarnations are ever seen smoking again. (The ExpandedUniverse, which is a bit less child-friendly, has it that Four occasionally smokes a pipe too or at least enjoys sharing them socially, Eight has a taste for cigarettes and Two is [[TheStoner a bit of a stoner]].)
** "The Deadly Assassin" has a scene where the Fourth Doctor uses a hookah and a pile of his clothes in a chair as a DecoyGetaway, so as to create the illusion that he's smoking in the corner with his back to the door when the Time Lord guards break into his TARDIS. Since he isn't ever seen smoking on screen, it comes across as a bizarre part of the illusion. He isn't shown actually smoking it, though he [[OralFixation pops the end of the pipe into his mouth]] while he's setting it up. Later in the story, though, he [[WakingNonSequitur wakes up from beside a machine that's been burned out]] by saying "do you mind? This is a non-smoking compartment."
** The Doctor has a cigarette case in "The Face of Evil". It only has jelly babies in it, though he mimes with them like they're cigars.

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** In the episode "The Cave of Skulls" (part 2 of the very first story in the show), "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E1AnUnearthlyChild An Unearthly Child]]", the First Doctor is shown [[GoodSmokingEvilSmoking lighting up a pipe]] upon landing on prehistoric Earth - the story is about him being captured by a group of cavemen who want him to create fire for them, but he loses his matches. This was 1963, and public opinion about showing heroic characters in children's shows smoking changed soon afterward, meaning that neither he nor any of his future incarnations are ever seen smoking again. (The ExpandedUniverse, which is a bit less child-friendly, has it that Four occasionally smokes a pipe too or at least enjoys sharing them socially, Eight has a taste for cigarettes and Two is [[TheStoner a bit of a stoner]].)
** "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS14E3TheDeadlyAssassin The Deadly Assassin" Assassin]]" has a scene where the Fourth Doctor uses a hookah and a pile of his clothes in a chair as a DecoyGetaway, so as to create the illusion that he's smoking in the corner with his back to the door when the Time Lord guards break into his TARDIS. Since he isn't ever seen smoking on screen, it comes across as a bizarre part of the illusion. He isn't shown actually smoking it, though he [[OralFixation pops the end of the pipe into his mouth]] while he's setting it up. Later in the story, though, he [[WakingNonSequitur wakes up from beside a machine that's been burned out]] by saying "do you mind? This is a non-smoking compartment."
** The Doctor has a cigarette case in "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS14E4TheFaceOfEvil The Face of Evil".Evil]]". It only has jelly babies in it, though he mimes with them like they're cigars.
6th Aug '17 11:18:25 AM WileK209
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** In the WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse cartoon ''Disney/TheBraveLittleTailor'', the story takes place in a fairy tale setting in the Middle Ages. Yet the giant decides at one point to roll himself an enormous cigarette! Perhaps the historical setting started to annoy him?

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** In the WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse cartoon ''Disney/TheBraveLittleTailor'', the story takes place in a fairy tale setting in the Middle Ages. Yet the giant decides at one point to roll himself an enormous improvised cigarette! Perhaps the historical setting started to annoy him?



** Montage of several smoking scenes in the Looney Tunes (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ApxnNyAeGg)

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** Montage of several smoking scenes in the Looney Tunes (http://www.(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ApxnNyAeGg)com/watch?v=WaTDAE9FncE)



* Although not in the show itself, ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' did commercials extolling the great taste of Winston cigarettes.

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* Although not in the show itself, ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' did commercials in the first two seasons extolling the great taste of Winston cigarettes.
26th Jul '17 8:39:06 AM scooter
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* Happens frequently in ''Series/{{Grantchester}}'', playing up its [[EverybodySmokes 1950s setting]].
21st Apr '17 2:25:15 PM StarTropes
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* ''Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier'': Smoking is implied to be exceedingly rare or non-existent among humans in ''Franchise/StarTrek'', but St. John Talbot, the human ambassador to Nimbus III, is nevertheless smoking a cigarette in one scene. None of the characters seem to notice or point this out.

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* ''Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier'': Smoking is implied to be exceedingly rare or non-existent among humans in ''Franchise/StarTrek'', but St. John Talbot, the human ambassador to Nimbus III, is nevertheless smoking a cigarette in one scene. None of the characters seem to notice or point this out. (Then again, he ''is'' on a CrapsackWorld.)
20th Mar '17 9:15:44 PM Hylarn
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* ''Film/WhatWomenWant'': After Marshall's female psychiatrist discovers that he can hear what women think she is so shocked that she decides to smoke a cigarette. She admits it's "highly unorthodox", but yet it's still a strange reaction.¨

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* ''Film/WhatWomenWant'': After Marshall's female psychiatrist discovers that he can hear what women think she is so shocked that she decides to smoke a cigarette. She admits it's "highly unorthodox", but yet it's still a strange reaction.¨



6th Feb '17 1:20:44 AM DeepRed
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* In [[GrandTheftAutoV Grand Theft Auto Online]]'', after a team of characters successfully completes a special mission, sometimes they are briefly in a cut-scene seen smoking a cigarette and stubbing it out.
21st Sep '16 4:35:19 PM TheUnknownUploader
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** As C-3PO puts it, while it isn't harmful to robots, it sets a bad example for their organic friends.
13th Aug '16 5:51:48 PM nombretomado
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* When first introduced in the ''{{Discworld}}'' series, head wizard Mustrum Ridcully is, in ''Discworld/ReaperMan'', a militant non-smoker. He adamantly refuses a cigarette claiming that if you could see the inside of your own lungs you'd think twice. But in ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'' he is seen searching his rooms, late at night, for smoking materials, as he really needs tobacco. Either the pressures of the job made him take it up or this is a continuity error/random smoking scene.

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* When first introduced in the ''{{Discworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series, head wizard Mustrum Ridcully is, in ''Discworld/ReaperMan'', a militant non-smoker. He adamantly refuses a cigarette claiming that if you could see the inside of your own lungs you'd think twice. But in ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'' he is seen searching his rooms, late at night, for smoking materials, as he really needs tobacco. Either the pressures of the job made him take it up or this is a continuity error/random smoking scene.
4th Nov '15 4:42:50 PM AgProv
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* When first introduced in the ''{{Discworld}}'' series, head wizard Mustrum Ridcully is, in ''Discworld/ReaperMan'', a militant non-smoker. He adamantly refuses a cigarette claiming that if you could see the inside of your own lungs you'd think twice. But in ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'' he is seen searching his rooms, late at night, for smoking materials, as he really needs tobacco. Either the pressures of the job made him take it up or this is a continuity error/random smoking scene.
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