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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.]]
19th Nov '16 1:28:55 PM VicGeorge2011
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' ChristmasEpisode "The Magic Sack Of Mr. Nicholas", Gargamel captures a bunch of smurfs while Chlorhydris steals Mr. Nicholas's toys. They bump into each other, swapping bags in the process.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' ChristmasEpisode "The Magic Sack Of Mr. Nicholas", Gargamel captures a bunch of smurfs Smurfs while Chlorhydris steals Mr. Nicholas's toys. They bump into each other, swapping bags in the process.
18th Nov '16 1:43:30 PM VicGeorge2011
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* In an ''ComicBook/InfinityInc'' comic book story about Wildcat, Yolanda Montez put her torn Wildcat costume in a paper bag and left it on the counter in the hope that her mother would sew it up. The next morning, she finds out that her young brother took the bag with the costume in it while accidentally leaving his lunch in an identical paper bag behind on the way to school.
16th Nov '16 8:13:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* The ultimate conflict in ''PoliceAcademy 5'' comes about because a group of criminals who have smuggled diamonds into the country have placed the package in which the diamonds are concealed in a bag which is externally identical to Commandant Lassard's luggage, who is taking the same flight as the criminals. They end up claiming the wrong bags when they get to Miami, forcing the villains to try to track down Lassard and reclaim the diamonds.

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* The ultimate conflict in ''PoliceAcademy 5'' ''Film/PoliceAcademy5AssignmentMiamiBeach'' comes about because a group of criminals who have smuggled diamonds into the country have placed the package in which the diamonds are concealed in a bag which is externally identical to Commandant Lassard's luggage, who is taking the same flight as the criminals. They end up claiming the wrong bags when they get to Miami, forcing the villains to try to track down Lassard and reclaim the diamonds.
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