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8th Aug '16 7:42:22 PM AriRockefeller
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** In "Homer's Barbershop Quartet", Chief Wiggum, [[ThePeteBest after he had been kicked out of The Be Sharps]], becomes so upset while watching Johnny Carson that he begins wildly shooting the TV in a fit of rage. It then becomes apparent that Wiggum had accidentally left the remote control in his gun holster and got that and his gun confused for the other.

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** In "Homer's Barbershop Quartet", Chief Wiggum, [[ThePeteBest after he had been kicked out of The Be Sharps]], becomes so upset while watching Johnny Carson that he begins wildly shooting the TV in a fit of rage. It then becomes apparent that Wiggum had accidentally left the remote control in his gun holster and got that and his gun confused for the other. He then changes over to The Tonight Show, to find Joan Rivers mocking him. He then wings the remote at the TV.
6th Aug '16 7:05:28 AM SeanMurrayI
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** In "Judgement Day", the series' final regular episode, Two-Face shoots out a bar-room TV when he hears via a press conference that he is a dangerous new vigilante's next target. The bartender almost calls him out on it, but has [[{{Pun}} second]] thoughts about it and lets him go.

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** In "Judgement Day", the series' final regular episode, Two-Face shoots out a bar-room TV when he hears via a press conference that he is a dangerous new vigilante's next target. The bartender almost calls him out on it, but has [[{{Pun}} second]] second thoughts about it and lets him go.
5th Aug '16 6:43:14 PM Odacon_Spy
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** In "Judgement Day", the series' final regular episode, Two-Face shoots out a bar-room TV when he hears via a press conference that he is a dangerous new vigilante's next target. The bartender almost calls him out on it, but has [[{{Pun}} second]] thoughts about it and lets him go.
3rd Aug '16 7:45:36 AM SeanMurrayI
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* In the '70s BBC RadioDrama ''Earthsearch'', KillerRobot Fagor is rampaging through a MileLongShip while the Angels (the computers who run the spaceship) try to talk it into stopping. Fagor promptly destroys the comm unit, whereupon the Angels contact him on another, pointing out he's simply destroyed one of thousands spread throughout the vessel. Fagor announces that it will just destroy them all one-by-one!
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3rd Aug '16 7:43:16 AM SeanMurrayI
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* On the M*A*S*H spin-off ''Series/AfterMASH'' episode "All About Christmas Eve", Father Mulcahy gets a TV so that the long-term patients at the Missouri Veteran's Hospital can have it for Christmas and beyond. However, the airing of a soap opera with a [[YourTelevisionHatesYou story about a cheating wife infuriates a vet who fears that his wife is running around on him]], and he summarily shoots the TV. Some vets are still staring through the hole in the set when all is done.

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* On the M*A*S*H spin-off ''Series/AfterMASH'' episode "All About Christmas Eve", Father Mulcahy gets a TV so that the long-term patients at the Missouri Veteran's Hospital can have it for Christmas and beyond. However, the airing of a soap opera with a [[YourTelevisionHatesYou story about a cheating wife infuriates a vet who fears that his wife is running around on him]], him, and he summarily shoots the TV. Some vets are still staring through the hole in the set when all is done.



* In the '70s BBC RadioDrama ''Earthsearch'', KillerRobot Fagor is [[CrushKillDestroy rampaging through]] the MileLongShip while the Angels (the computers who run the spaceship) try to talk it into stopping. Fagor promptly destroys the comm unit, whereupon the Angels contact him on another, pointing out he's simply destroyed one of thousands spread throughout the vessel. Fagor announces that it will just destroy them all one-by-one!

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* In the '70s BBC RadioDrama ''Earthsearch'', KillerRobot Fagor is [[CrushKillDestroy rampaging through]] the through a MileLongShip while the Angels (the computers who run the spaceship) try to talk it into stopping. Fagor promptly destroys the comm unit, whereupon the Angels contact him on another, pointing out he's simply destroyed one of thousands spread throughout the vessel. Fagor announces that it will just destroy them all one-by-one!
2nd Aug '16 11:47:18 AM JackG
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[[folder:Radio]]
* In the '70s BBC RadioDrama ''Earthsearch'', KillerRobot Fagor is [[CrushKillDestroy rampaging through]] the MileLongShip while the Angels (the computers who run the spaceship) try to talk it into stopping. Fagor promptly destroys the comm unit, whereupon the Angels contact him on another, pointing out he's simply destroyed one of thousands spread throughout the vessel. Fagor announces that it will just destroy them all one-by-one!
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2nd Aug '16 11:37:34 AM JackG
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* On the M*A*S*H spin-off ''Series/AfterMASH'' episode "All About Christmas Eve", Father Mulcahy gets a TV so that the long-term patients at the Missouri Veteran's Hospital can have it for Christmas and beyond. However, the airing of a soap opera with a story about a cheating wife infuriates a vet who fears that his wife is running around on him, and he summarily shoots the TV. Some vets are still staring through the hole in the set when all is done.

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* On the M*A*S*H spin-off ''Series/AfterMASH'' episode "All About Christmas Eve", Father Mulcahy gets a TV so that the long-term patients at the Missouri Veteran's Hospital can have it for Christmas and beyond. However, the airing of a soap opera with a [[YourTelevisionHatesYou story about a cheating wife infuriates a vet who fears that his wife is running around on him, him]], and he summarily shoots the TV. Some vets are still staring through the hole in the set when all is done.
2nd Aug '16 11:34:56 AM JackG
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* ''Film/AndStarringPanchoVillaAsHimself''. Villa is shown a newsreel of President Diaz giving a BalconySpeech, promising the crowd he'll destroy Villa, who draws his pistol and puts a bullet through the screen, right over Diaz's head.
15th Jul '16 4:17:03 PM SeanMurrayI
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* ''Film/{{Heathers}}'': J.D. shoots the television set in his living room when he and Veronica are "celebrating" the fake suicides they orchestrated. This is the moment when Veronica realizes that J.D. is simply AxCrazy and rejects him.
* ''Film/GoodBurger'' Kurt (antagonist) angrily kicks in the TV when he sees Dexter and Ed (protagonists) getting positive publicity on the news for the Good Burger restaurant.
* The Drake shoots his television in ''Film/HoboWithAShotgun'' after the local news praises the titular hobo.
* In ''Film/TheHorrorShow'' (aka ''House III'') police detective [=Lucas McCarthy=], played by Lance Henriksen, is tormented by visions of dead mass murderer Max Jenke (Brion James) while he and his family are watching a stand-up comedian on TV. The visions drive Henricksen's character to take out his police issued handgun and shoot the TV set, to the shock and dismay of the rest of his family.


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* ''Film/{{Heathers}}'': J.D. shoots the television set in his living room when he and Veronica are "celebrating" the fake suicides they orchestrated. This is the moment when Veronica realizes that J.D. is simply AxCrazy and rejects him.
* ''Film/GoodBurger'' Kurt (antagonist) angrily kicks in the TV when he sees Dexter and Ed (protagonists) getting positive publicity on the news for the Good Burger restaurant.
* The Drake shoots his television in ''Film/HoboWithAShotgun'' after the local news praises the titular hobo.
* In ''Film/TheHorrorShow'' (aka ''House III'') police detective [=Lucas McCarthy=], played by Lance Henriksen, is tormented by visions of dead mass murderer Max Jenke (Brion James) while he and his family are watching a stand-up comedian on TV. The visions drive Henricksen's character to take out his police issued handgun and shoot the TV set, to the shock and dismay of the rest of his family.
15th Jul '16 4:15:23 PM SeanMurrayI
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* In ''Film/HenryPortraitOfASerialKiller'', Otis kicks the TV in a rage when he can't get it to work.


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* In ''Film/HenryPortraitOfASerialKiller'', Otis kicks the TV in a rage when he can't get it to work.
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