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7th Jun '17 3:35:22 PM Xtifr
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* ''{{Kojak}}'': Who loves ya, baby? The God of Parking Spaces Adjacent to Destinations, that's who.
* ''TopGear'': The presenters pull this off more often than not. Having a camera crew on hand to keep a space clear probably helps. It was averted when James May and Jeremy Clarkson were challenged take their classic luxury limousines into the center of London and find a place to park them. They fail.

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* ''{{Kojak}}'': ''Series/{{Kojak}}'': Who loves ya, baby? The God of Parking Spaces Adjacent to Destinations, that's who.
* ''TopGear'': ''Series/TopGear'': The presenters pull this off more often than not. Having a camera crew on hand to keep a space clear probably helps. It was averted when James May and Jeremy Clarkson were challenged take their classic luxury limousines into the center of London and find a place to park them. They fail.



* Mocked on ''TheOffice'', Michael (who is WrongGenreSavvy) needs to find a parking space quickly because Pam is going into labor. And sure enough, there's a space: The Ambulance Zone. Even after Pam is loaded into a wheelchair and taken in, Michael tries to leave the car there and ''throws the keys over the fence'' when the Paramedics challenge him. Naturally, when Jim and Pam go to leave, the car's been towed.

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* Mocked on ''TheOffice'', ''Series/TheOfficeUS'', Michael (who is WrongGenreSavvy) needs to find a parking space quickly because Pam is going into labor. And sure enough, there's a space: The Ambulance Zone. Even after Pam is loaded into a wheelchair and taken in, Michael tries to leave the car there and ''throws the keys over the fence'' when the Paramedics challenge him. Naturally, when Jim and Pam go to leave, the car's been towed.
21st Apr '17 12:22:54 AM Mersang
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* ''How To Ditch Your Fairy'' by Justine Larbalestier gives every character one mundane superpower, attributed in-universe to an invisible FairyCompanion. The protagonist will always get a perfect parking spot, even if she's only a passenger in the car.

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20th Apr '17 10:19:53 AM CosmicFerret
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* Averted in ''LawAndOrder''. The detectives' unmarked cars frequently got ticketed by zealous meter-maids while they were on a case, much to their annoyance. Parking tickets were also frequently used to track the movement of suspects or break/confirm their alibis.

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* Averted in ''LawAndOrder''.''Franchise/LawAndOrder''. The detectives' unmarked cars frequently got ticketed by zealous meter-maids while they were on a case, much to their annoyance. Parking tickets were also frequently used to track the movement of suspects or break/confirm their alibis.
7th Jun '16 2:17:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheSims. In one expansion you can even land a helicopter directly outside the building you're visiting.

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* TheSims.''VideoGame/TheSims''. In one expansion you can even land a helicopter directly outside the building you're visiting.
18th Apr '16 6:45:08 AM FurryKef
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** [[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV GTA V]] sometimes averts your car staying where it is. If you leave any of your non default cars anywhere too long that's not a designated garage/parking area owned by your character, they will disappear. Sometimes they show up in the games impound lot, other times they are just gone forever (which can be frustrating if you poured a lot of money into them in the custom shop).

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** [[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV GTA V]] sometimes averts your car staying where it is. If you leave any of your non default cars anywhere too long that's not a designated garage/parking area owned by your character, they will disappear. Sometimes they show up in the games game's impound lot, other times they are just gone forever (which can be frustrating if you poured a lot of money into them in the custom shop).
12th Apr '16 6:39:21 AM Synch
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One does not need to be a [[SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll Rock Star]] to acquire Rock Star Parking. This has also been referred to as "''Series/CharliesAngels'' Parking", or "Series/{{Kojak}} parking" because of the trope's frequency in that show. Also seems to be a built-in ability of any CoolCar.

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One does not need to be a [[SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll Rock Star]] to acquire Rock Star Parking. This has also been referred to as "''Series/CharliesAngels'' Parking", Parking" or "Series/{{Kojak}} parking" because of the trope's frequency in that show.those shows. Also seems to be a built-in ability of any CoolCar.
10th Dec '15 2:08:42 AM shamblingdead2
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One does not need to be a [[SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll Rock Star]] to acquire Rock Star Parking. This has also been referred to as "''Series/CharliesAngels'' Parking", because of the trope's frequency in that show. Also seems to be a built-in ability of any CoolCar.

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One does not need to be a [[SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll Rock Star]] to acquire Rock Star Parking. This has also been referred to as "''Series/CharliesAngels'' Parking", or "Series/{{Kojak}} parking" because of the trope's frequency in that show. Also seems to be a built-in ability of any CoolCar.
2nd Sep '15 7:01:25 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/TheHorrorOfPartyBeach'': In the ''MysteryScienceTheater3000''-screened movie, the hero drives into midtown Manhattan to buy a big jar of sodium from a store there. Not only is the street in front of the store deserted, so are all the streets in the entire city of New York. Naturally, the ''Mystery'' crew mocked the situation.

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* ''Film/TheHorrorOfPartyBeach'': In the ''MysteryScienceTheater3000''-screened ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''-screened movie, the hero drives into midtown Manhattan to buy a big jar of sodium from a store there. Not only is the street in front of the store deserted, so are all the streets in the entire city of New York. Naturally, the ''Mystery'' crew mocked the situation.
28th Aug '15 8:28:51 PM TheUnknownUploader
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** Averted in the groundbreaking "Parking Garage" episode where they spend the entire episode wandering around the garage trying to find where they parked. To make it even sillier, Kramer was carrying a boxed TV set which fitness nut Michael Richards insisted contain an actual (CRT) television.

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** Averted in the groundbreaking "Parking Garage" episode where they spend the entire episode wandering around the garage trying to find where they parked. To make it even sillier, Kramer was carrying a boxed TV set air conditioner which fitness nut Michael Richards insisted contain an actual (CRT) television.
21st Jun '15 7:50:50 PM FordPrefect
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* In the TV movie ''Series/GetSmart Again'', Max actually ignores several decent parking spaces to park in a no parking area. He then takes a fake parking meter out of his trunk (Which is rigged to always claim that he has time left) and sets it up next to his car so he doesn't have to pay for the space.

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* In the TV movie ''Series/GetSmart Again'', Max actually ignores several decent parking spaces to park in a no parking area. He then takes a fake parking meter out of his trunk (Which (which is rigged to always claim that he has time left) and sets it up next to his car so he doesn't have to pay for the space.
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