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5th May '16 1:50:05 PM Morgenthaler
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* In the TaiwaneseSeries ''DevilBesideYou'', Ahmon goes onstage after the lead guitarist goes down with appendicitis. He then gets to guitar suggestively in front of his love interest.

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* In the TaiwaneseSeries ''DevilBesideYou'', ''Series/DevilBesideYou'', Ahmon goes onstage after the lead guitarist goes down with appendicitis. He then gets to guitar suggestively in front of his love interest.
19th Mar '16 7:53:25 AM Hossmeister
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27th Dec '15 8:41:51 PM nombretomado
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* James Roday from {{Psych}}, was hospitalized with appendicitis and had to have it removed just prior to his scheduled appearance on WWERaw. He recovered and was even able to make a literal phoned in appearance during the episode, albeit highly medicated and somewhat loopy.

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* James Roday from {{Psych}}, ''Series/{{Psych}}'', was hospitalized with appendicitis and had to have it removed just prior to his scheduled appearance on WWERaw. He recovered and was even able to make a literal phoned in appearance during the episode, albeit highly medicated and somewhat loopy.
17th Dec '15 8:56:49 PM jormis29
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* A ''Series/DifferentStrokes'' episode had Arnold develop appendicitis and is too scared to the doctor until he meets a girl who is having a similar operation (her tonsils) and would be sharing a room together in the hospital. But when the girl's father decides against it [[FantasticRacism after finding out Arnold is black]], Arnold and the girl run away and the families have to search for them before Arnold's appendix bursts.

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* A ''Series/DifferentStrokes'' episode had Arnold develop appendicitis and is too scared to the doctor until he meets a girl who is having a similar operation (her tonsils) and would be sharing a room together in the hospital. But when the girl's father decides against it [[FantasticRacism after finding out Arnold is black]], black, Arnold and the girl run away and the families have to search for them before Arnold's appendix bursts.
17th Dec '15 4:09:27 PM NegiSpongie
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* A ''Series/DifferentStrokes'' episode had Arnold develop appendicitis and is too scared to the doctor until he meets a girl who is having a similar operation (her tonsils) and would be sharing a room together in the hospital. But when the girl's father decides against it [[FantasticRacism after finding out Arnold is black]], Arnold and the girl run away and the families have to search for them before Arnold's appendix bursts.
28th Sep '15 6:59:18 AM ayjazz
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No RealLife examples, please, unless they're extremely interesting. [[note]][[ParanoiaFuel Roughly 10% of the human population will develop this for no explained reason.]] [[http://www.naturesplatform.com/health_benefits.html#appendicitis A hypothesis exists that suggests that the western style toliet, where one sits downs to defecate, might be the cause, since the sitting position prevents fecal matter from efficiently leaving the body as well as squatting.]] [[/note]]

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No RealLife examples, please, unless they're extremely interesting. [[note]][[ParanoiaFuel Roughly 10% of the human population will develop this for no explained reason.]] [[http://www.naturesplatform.com/health_benefits.html#appendicitis A hypothesis exists that suggests that the western style toliet, where one sits downs to defecate, might be the cause, since the sitting position prevents fecal matter from efficiently leaving the body as well as squatting.]] Advocates point to the lower instances of appendicitis in areas of the world with squat toilets compared to those with sitting toilets. [[/note]]
28th Sep '15 6:57:41 AM ayjazz
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No RealLife examples, please, unless they're extremely interesting. [[note]][[ParanoiaFuel Roughly 10% of the human population will develop this for no explained reason.]][[/note]]

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No RealLife examples, please, unless they're extremely interesting. [[note]][[ParanoiaFuel Roughly 10% of the human population will develop this for no explained reason.]][[/note]]]] [[http://www.naturesplatform.com/health_benefits.html#appendicitis A hypothesis exists that suggests that the western style toliet, where one sits downs to defecate, might be the cause, since the sitting position prevents fecal matter from efficiently leaving the body as well as squatting.]] [[/note]]
28th Sep '15 6:53:14 AM ayjazz
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* ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork'': In the second game, the player can come across a sick passenger in an airport complaining about his stomach. Later in the game, you can run into him, and he'll mention that he had appendicitis.
6th Sep '15 6:21:33 PM ham-peas
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When writers want to add a little drama but don't want to spend a lot of time building up symptoms and later dealing with recovery, they'll dust off this old chesnut: The Burst Appendix.

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When writers want to add a little drama but don't want to spend a lot of time building up symptoms and later dealing with recovery, they'll dust off this old chesnut: chestnut: The Burst Appendix.



* In Creator/StephenKing's ''Literature/TheStand'', after the [[ThePlague superflu]] wipes out most of humanity, one of the survivors dies of appendicitis, because there are no doctors left around. Stu tries to remove it, but fails and he dies anyway. Then the guy's wife commits suicide afterward.

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* In Creator/StephenKing's ''Literature/TheStand'', after the [[ThePlague superflu]] wipes out most of humanity, one of the survivors dies of appendicitis, because there are no doctors left around. Stu tries to remove it, but fails and he dies anyway.only to have the patient die partway through the operation. Then the guy's wife commits suicide afterward.
20th Aug '15 7:01:03 AM Ccook1956
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The ''PunkyBrewster'' episode "Ouch" has Punky suffering from appendicitis. The thought of being operated on frightens her to tears, and she hides out in a hospital closet. Betty (Cherie's grandmother) finds her and persuades her to have the operation done.

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* The ''PunkyBrewster'' episode "Ouch" has Punky suffering from appendicitis. The thought of being operated on frightens her to tears, and she hides out in a hospital closet. Betty (Cherie's grandmother) finds her and persuades her to have the operation done.
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