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18th May '17 9:13:07 AM Andyroid
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* ''Manga/MidoriNoMakibao'': The titular character enters the world of horseracing to help his owners buy back his ''mom''.

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* ''Manga/MidoriNoMakibao'': The titular character ''Manga/MidoriNoMakibao'' is about a horse who enters the world of horseracing horse-racing to help his owners buy back his ''mom''.
18th May '17 9:12:02 AM Andyroid
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'' episode "The Bounce Lounge", Star and Ponyhead learn their favorite hang-out, the Bounce Lounge, is going to close down, so they get together with some of their old friends and hold a benefit to help the owner pay off the mortgage. [[spoiler: They manage to raise the money but Miss Sparkles, the owner of the Bounce Lounge, has been in business for literally ''thousands'' of years and is desperate to retire, so she closes the Bounce Lounge anyway.]]
14th May '17 9:10:55 PM jamespolk
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* ''Film/TheyMadeMeACriminal'': Overlaps with Save The Orphanage, sort of, as the Rafferty date farm doubles as a sort of reformatory for delinquent teens who've gotten in trouble with the law. But the kids at the Rafferty farm have come to love Grandma and Peggy Rafferty, and they hit on the idea of starting a gas station on the farm to keep it from going under.
27th Mar '17 12:16:51 PM Phred
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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/BuddyThunderstruck'', the titular character always wins the weekly race and his winnings continually go into saving his family business.

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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/BuddyThunderstruck'', the titular character always wins first episode involves Buddy needing to win the weekly race and his winnings continually go into saving to save his family business.business, but it is implied that this is just normal life for him; he is perpetually saving the business with every weekly race.
21st Mar '17 3:49:56 PM Phred
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* Parodied in ''WesternAniamtion/BuddyThunderstruck'', the titular character always wins the weekly race and his winnings continually go into saving his family business.

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* Parodied in ''WesternAniamtion/BuddyThunderstruck'', ''WesternAnimation/BuddyThunderstruck'', the titular character always wins the weekly race and his winnings continually go into saving his family business.
21st Mar '17 3:45:29 PM Phred
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* Parodied in ''WesternAniamtion/BuddyThunderstruck'', the titular character always wins the weekly race and his winnings continually go into saving his family business.
21st Mar '17 12:52:43 PM Blazer
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* In the Franchise/{{Superman}} mini-series, ''The Doomsday Wars'', there is a flashback B-Plot that ties into the story where an accident on young Clark's part ends up costing the Kents their livestock due to a snowstorm. Some of the other farmers in Smallville end up rallying around the Kents and help with getting them back on their feet.
20th Mar '17 6:45:47 PM lalaTKG
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* The premise of the mobile game ''A3!' has its heroine and the manager of the Mankai Theater Company try to round up membership for the troupe and bring in audiences in order to prevent its shutting down by Yakuza.

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* The premise of the mobile game ''A3!' ''A3!'' has its heroine and the manager of the Mankai Theater Company try to round up membership for the troupe and bring in audiences in order to prevent its shutting down by Yakuza.
20th Mar '17 6:45:19 PM lalaTKG
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* The premise of the mobile game ''A3!' has its heroine and the manager of the Mankai Theater Company try to round up membership for the troupe and bring in audiences in order to prevent its shutting down by Yakuza.
27th Feb '17 4:29:21 PM eroock
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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' made fun of this.

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* %%* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' made fun of this.this. - ZCE



* The plot of ''Film/TheGoonies'' was set into motion by the children trying to find a lost treasure in order to save their neighborhood from evil developers.






* The plot of ''Film/Breakin2ElectricBoogaloo''.

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* In ''Film/Breakin2ElectricBoogaloo'', a greedy land developer is planning to bulldoze the community center Miracles and build a shopping center. The plot of ''Film/Breakin2ElectricBoogaloo''.kids must band together to save their neighborhood.



* A curious instance occurs in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' series, in ''Literature/{{Evensong}}''. The CommunityThreateningConstruction threat is to the whole [[CloseKnitCommunity district and its villages]]; and its source is, subversively, governmental, not private-enterprise backed: [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} naïve, Lib Dem]][[note]]but I repeat myself...[[/note]] local councillor [[SupremeChef Teddy Gates]] was snookered into volunteering ''his'' ward, the [[CloseKnitCommunity Woolfonts]], for new social / community housing. ''Un''fortunately, his ward is in an AONB, and every square foot is scheduled at least Grade II*. ''Fortunately,'' the Duke of Taunton (late [[MajorlyAwesome major]], the [[UsefulNotes/BritsWithBattleships Intelligence Corps]]) enlists the British Army and the whole Ministry of Defence in the crafty solution: he gets back some old buildings (derelict since 1945) under the Crichel Down rule, and runs up {{Retraux}} Georgian housing on the site: to move in retired [[spoiler: [[UsefulNotes/NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkhas]]]] and their families. It's a political winner ''and'' makes the whole community happy. Particularly as the Duke creates a Trust to do the build: one which brings together a bunch of [[RetiredBadass old Sappers, Signallers, and other Forces retirees]] to train FE students and recently demobbed and wounded squaddies who need to learn new trades.

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* A curious instance occurs in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' series, in ''Literature/{{Evensong}}''. The CommunityThreateningConstruction threat is to the whole [[CloseKnitCommunity district and its villages]]; and its source is, subversively, governmental, not private-enterprise backed: [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} naïve, Lib Dem]][[note]]but I repeat myself...[[/note]] local councillor [[SupremeChef Teddy Gates]] was snookered into volunteering ''his'' ward, the [[CloseKnitCommunity Woolfonts]], for new social / community housing. ''Un''fortunately, his ward is in an AONB, and every square foot is scheduled at least Grade II*. ''Fortunately,'' the Duke of Taunton (late [[MajorlyAwesome major]], the [[UsefulNotes/BritsWithBattleships Intelligence Corps]]) enlists the British Army and the whole Ministry of Defence in the crafty solution: he gets back some old buildings (derelict since 1945) under the Crichel Down rule, and runs up {{Retraux}} Georgian housing on the site: to move in retired [[spoiler: [[UsefulNotes/NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkhas]]]] and their families. It's a political winner ''and'' makes the whole community happy. Particularly as the Duke creates a Trust to do the build: one which brings together a bunch of [[RetiredBadass old Sappers, Signallers, and other Forces retirees]] to train FE students and recently demobbed and wounded squaddies who need to learn new trades.
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