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15th Sep '17 9:11:58 AM SeptimusHeap
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* In ''AreYouBeingServed'', here is [[RunningGag the only way]] to wake up a sleeping Mr. Grainger:

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* In ''AreYouBeingServed'', ''Series/AreYouBeingServed'', here is [[RunningGag the only way]] to wake up a sleeping Mr. Grainger:
14th Sep '17 12:36:59 PM WolfMattGrey
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* One episode of "WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill" dealt with Hank and the gang befriending the elderly school groundskeeper Smitty, who keeps falling asleep every time he tries to fix up the football field.

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* One episode of "WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill" ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' dealt with Hank and the gang befriending the elderly school groundskeeper Smitty, who keeps falling asleep every time he tries to fix up the football field.
10th Jul '17 5:30:52 AM Codefreak5
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* The old man [[spoiler:Yanni Yogi]] in ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney'' kept falling asleep in the middle of conversations, and even the trial, and awakened when his SnotBubble popped. [[spoiler: This was all part of his act, however]].

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* The old man [[spoiler:Yanni Yogi]] in ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney'' kept falling constantly falls asleep in the middle of conversations, and even the trial, and awakened only wakes up when his SnotBubble popped. pops. [[spoiler: This was is all part of his act, however]].
2nd Jul '17 11:02:16 AM Brainbin
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* Averted in ''VideoGame/TheSims2'' - in fact, elders are the only life stage who automatically awaken when they reach a full energy bar (all other Sims will sleep in until morning) - the cycle this inevitably creates (given the steady decline of the energy bar over time) is that it simulates the "early to bed, early to rise" sleeping pattern for which many RealLife elderly people are known.
8th Apr '17 12:46:43 PM rafi
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[[quoteright:180:[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/grampa_sleeping.jpg]]]]
1st Mar '17 2:12:12 PM ngh93
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* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' has Elderly!Numbuh 2 in the final episode, Operation INTERVIEWS. In the Live-Action segments, he's almost always falling asleep, and is shown to have become somewhat senile with age.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' has Elderly!Numbuh 2 in the final episode, Operation INTERVIEWS. In the Live-Action segments, despite not looking like a year over his 50's, he's almost always falling asleep, and is shown to have become somewhat senile with age.
30th Oct '16 3:33:08 PM nombretomado
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* In ''[[HeraldsOfValdemar Exile's Honor]]'', one of Alberich's undercover identities is an old man who lives this trope. "Falling asleep" after dinner lets Alberich eavesdrop on the upper classes safely.
* Bilbo Baggins, in ''Literature/LordOfTheRings.'' Used to show Bilbo's age catching up with him [[spoiler:after he gives up the One Ring.]]

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* In ''[[HeraldsOfValdemar ''[[Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar Exile's Honor]]'', one of Alberich's undercover identities is an old man who lives this trope. "Falling asleep" after dinner lets Alberich eavesdrop on the upper classes safely.
* Bilbo Baggins, in ''Literature/LordOfTheRings.''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings.'' Used to show Bilbo's age catching up with him [[spoiler:after he gives up the One Ring.]]
18th Sep '16 9:21:58 AM nombretomado
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* TheAnnoyingOrange's Grandpa Lemon. He falls asleep in the middle of conversations and even while being chopped in half.

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* TheAnnoyingOrange's WebVideo/TheAnnoyingOrange's Grandpa Lemon. He falls asleep in the middle of conversations and even while being chopped in half.
22nd Aug '16 1:23:11 PM MrDeath
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* Referenced, if not actually present, in the Avatar Extras in ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''. When Bumi welcomes the Gaang to "Old People Camp," the Extras pop on screen to declare, "Dinner at 4 o' candle and bedtime at 6:30 o' candle."
22nd Jul '16 10:06:01 PM freesefan
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* Ian Mckellan occasionally feel asleep on the set of ''Film/LordOfTheRings''.
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