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13th Aug '17 8:01:03 AM CheeseDogX
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* One happens in the Mexican superhero/wrestler film ''Neutron the Atomic Superman vs. the Death Robots'', though despite claims to the contrary, they look nothing alike.
11th Aug '17 9:54:51 AM Snowsky
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* A variation happens in ''Kung Fu Panda'' special ''Secrets of the Scroll,'' when Po's list of potential careers (doctor, janitor, comedian, and dancer), written on a scroll with jade handles, is accidentally switched with Tigress' list of four kung fu masters to find, which has identical handles. Tigress opens the wrong scroll and thinks that she has to find a doctor, janitor, comedian and dancer. HilarityEnsues.
4th Jul '17 4:22:10 PM Lemia
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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'', Jackie and Jade are trying to steal the snake talisman from the same museum [[ClassyCatBurglar Viper]] is trying to steal a valuable jewel from. One scuffle later and both of their identical-looking bags end up on the floor next to each other, triggering the accidental swap.
12th Mar '17 12:58:15 PM nombretomado
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* Variant in ''MontyPython'' as a policeman attempts to frame an actor by blatantly tossing a paper bag down in his flat and pointing at it accusingly. When the bag is seen to contain sandwiches, the policeman exclaims "Blimey! What'd I give the wife?"

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* Variant in ''MontyPython'' ''Creator/MontyPython'' as a policeman attempts to frame an actor by blatantly tossing a paper bag down in his flat and pointing at it accusingly. When the bag is seen to contain sandwiches, the policeman exclaims "Blimey! What'd I give the wife?"
11th Feb '17 7:15:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* An episode of ''TheBurnsAndAllenShow'' entitled "A Paris Creation" invokes the trope with two briefcases with the initials "G.B": one belonging to George, the other a nuclear scientist.

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* An episode of ''TheBurnsAndAllenShow'' ''Radio/TheBurnsAndAllenShow'' entitled "A Paris Creation" invokes the trope with two briefcases with the initials "G.B": one belonging to George, the other a nuclear scientist.
16th Jan '17 6:32:05 PM PaulA
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* Happens with a matchbook in [[Main/SherlockHolmes Sherlock Holmes in Washington]].

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* Happens with a matchbook containing a secret message in [[Main/SherlockHolmes Sherlock Holmes in Washington]].''Film/SherlockHolmesInWashington''.
11th Jan '17 7:28:34 PM nombretomado
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* One LordPeterWimsey story has a bag of jewellery accidentally swapped for an identical-looking bag containing an actress's severed head.

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* One LordPeterWimsey Literature/LordPeterWimsey story has a bag of jewellery accidentally swapped for an identical-looking bag containing an actress's severed head.
5th Dec '16 6:59:17 AM JackG
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* ''Film/{{Frantic}}''. A married couple from the United States pick up the wrong suitcase on arrival in France, and are mistaken for the next stage in a smuggling ring. The wife is kidnapped for interrogation, and the husband spends the rest of the movie [[HostageForMacGuffin trying to get her back in exchange for what's in the suitcase]].
25th Nov '16 3:25:03 PM Moonstreak
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There are three or more identical bags. One bag contains jewels or top secret documents, other bags contain other items of a random nature (and in wildly variable values) and one bag ALWAYS contains underwear.

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There are three or more identical bags. One bag contains jewels or top secret documents, other bags contain other items of a random nature (and in wildly variable values) and one bag ALWAYS ''always'' contains underwear.
21st Nov '16 8:39:23 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* A dramatic two-suitcase version kicks off the plot of ''Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem''. Newt Scamander, wizarding zoologist, has a BagOfHolding with a zoo of magical creatures inside. [[{{Muggle}} No-Maj]] Jacob Kowalski has a suitcase of pastries for the bakery he hopes to open. Some shenanigans involving a niffler at a bank later, Newt has the pastries and Jacob has the magical creatures. When he opens the suitcase at his apartment, he ends up letting several loose.
** [[spoiler: At the end of the film, Newt also makes use of this to give Jacob some Occamy eggs (which are made of silver) as collateral for his bakery.]]
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