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2nd May '16 8:41:03 AM Assassin-sensei
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* An exchange between Jessica and Anna in ''VisualNovel/AtomGrrrl'' at a casino:
-->'''Anna:''' Hey, by the way, where did you learn to play roulette?\\
'''Jessica:''' Oh, yesterday. I figured, 'hey, why don't I check out a Man Ketsudaira movie?'
29th Apr '16 9:06:25 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' episode "Fred's Second Car", Fred and Barney are trapped in a gangster's hideout and Fred gets the idea for them to tackle a {{mook}} and grab his gun when he walks in, saying he saw it in a gangster movie on TV. However, the mook dodges the attackr and he "I watch TV too, fellas".

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' episode "Fred's Second Car", Fred and Barney are trapped in a gangster's hideout and Fred gets the idea for them to tackle a {{mook}} and grab his gun when he walks in, saying he saw it in a gangster movie on TV. However, the mook dodges the attackr attack, and he taunts "I watch TV too, fellas".
29th Apr '16 9:05:57 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' episode "Fred's Second Car", Fred and Barney are trapped in a gangster's hideout and Fred gets the idea for them to tackle a {{mook}} and grab his gun when he walks in, saying he saw it in a gangster movie on TV. However, the mook dodges the attackr and he "I watch TV too, fellas".
23rd Feb '16 4:38:43 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* In ''Film/BillAndTedsBogusJourney'', after the pair are murdered by the "Evil Robot Uses"(resulting in them becoming ghosts) they try to warn everyone by [[DemonicPossession possessing Ted's dad]]; when Ted asks Bill if he's sure it will work, Bill replies, "It worked in ''Film/TheExorcist'', parts 1 ''and'' 3."
20th Jan '16 6:05:36 PM Adept
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* Subverted in ''CrossChannel''. In two different scenes, Taichi insists he can drive cars because he's seen how it works in manga. Naturally, this leads to hilarious results.
* Played straight but justified in ''UminekoNoNakuKoroNi''. Trying to interpret the game board's story as a mystery rather than a fantasy story, various characters use knowledge gained from reading mystery novels.

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* Subverted in ''CrossChannel''.''VisualNovel/CrossChannel''. In two different scenes, Taichi insists he can drive cars because he's seen how it works in manga. Naturally, this leads to hilarious results.
* Played straight but justified in ''UminekoNoNakuKoroNi''.''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi''. Trying to interpret the game board's story as a mystery rather than a fantasy story, various characters use knowledge gained from reading mystery novels.
25th Oct '15 6:58:40 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* In a second season episode of the ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' called "Tooth or Dare," Angelica comes up with various ideas to pry out Chuckie's prominent in order to get money after hearing the story of the Tooth Fairy. One of the attempts she makes is something that she tells Chuckie and her cousin, Tommy, she [[TitleDrop once saw in a movie]]. [[RealityEnsues When the plan inevitably fails]], Angelica claims, "Well it worked in the movie!"

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* In a second season episode of the ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' called "Tooth or Dare," Angelica comes up with various ideas to pry out Chuckie's prominent front teeth in order to get money after hearing the story of the Tooth Fairy. One of the attempts she makes is something that she tells Chuckie and her cousin, Tommy, she [[TitleDrop once saw in a movie]]. [[RealityEnsues When the plan inevitably fails]], Angelica claims, "Well "Well, it worked in the movie!"
21st Sep '15 4:24:34 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* In a second season episode of the ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' called "Tooth or Dare," Angelica comes up with various ideas to pry out Chuckie's prominent in order to get money after hearing the story of the Tooth Fairy. One of the attempts she makes is something that she tells Chuckie and her cousin, Tommy, she [[TitleDrop once saw in a movie]]. [[RealityEnsues When the plan inevitably fails]], Angelica claims, "Well it worked in the movie!"
13th Sep '15 5:14:25 PM WillBGood
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* In ''TheRedGreenShow'' [[TheMovie movie]], ''Duct Tape Forever'', Harold tries to stop the men after him and Red by dumping gasoline on the road to slip up the limo behind them. The reasoning? He saw it in a James Bond movie once. It works...kind of...just not the way you'd expect.

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* In ''TheRedGreenShow'' ''Series/TheRedGreenShow'' [[TheMovie movie]], ''Duct Tape Forever'', Harold tries to stop the men after him and Red by dumping gasoline on the road to slip up the limo behind them. The reasoning? He saw it in a James Bond movie once. It works...kind of...just not the way you'd expect.
1st Jul '15 8:41:03 PM nombretomado
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* In Season 2 of ''Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined'', Starbuck and Helo are stranded on Cylon-occupied Caprica and come across the local resistance movement. The leader, Samuel Anders, asks Starbuck for professional help and support, as the tactics they're using are ones they've seen in movies. We see one of their (literal) HollywoodTactics fail in "The Plan."

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* In Season 2 of ''Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined'', ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'', Starbuck and Helo are stranded on Cylon-occupied Caprica and come across the local resistance movement. The leader, Samuel Anders, asks Starbuck for professional help and support, as the tactics they're using are ones they've seen in movies. We see one of their (literal) HollywoodTactics fail in "The Plan."
28th Jun '15 8:42:27 PM LtFedora
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* ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'': While visiting a planet of humans still living in the Old West, Trip said he can ride a horse because he's "seen every Creator/JohnFord western."

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* ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'': While visiting a planet of humans still living in the Old West, Trip said says he can ride a horse because he's "seen every Creator/JohnFord western."" T'Pol is less than optimistic.
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