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11th Dec '17 10:37:15 AM Bauglir100
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* The CityGuards in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsArena'' don't show up to deal with the dangerous monsters that roam the streets at night. But they ''do'' show up to kill the player character if they try breaking into people's houses, killing pedestrians, robbing stores, or [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking sneaking into tavern bedrooms without paying]].
11th Dec '17 3:05:36 AM BoukenDutch
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* ''Literature/SleepingBeauties'': Early in the book, Frank Geary watches news footage of a man removing the cocoon from the face of his wife, upon which she violently attacks him and bites off his nose, causing the husband to utter a curseword, which strangely enough gets censored while the rest of the footage did not.
-->'''Frank''': The news network had bleeped out motherfucker but had permitted America to see a woman tear off a goodly portion of her husband's nose. Something in those priorities was badly screwed up
10th Dec '17 10:13:34 PM JMQwilleran
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* In ''VideoGame/FairyFencerF'', Zenke captures Tiara, thinking that she's "lovers" with Fang and says that if Fang loses against his minions, then he'll have to kill Tiara as punishment. Tiara seems most concerned about the fact that Zenke thinks they're lovers.

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* In ''VideoGame/FairyFencerF'', ''VideoGame/FairyFencerF'':
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Zenke captures Tiara, thinking that she's "lovers" with Fang and says that if Fang loses against his minions, then he'll have to kill Tiara as punishment. Tiara seems most concerned about the fact that Zenke thinks they're lovers.lovers.
** If you manage to pull out all the Goddess's swords, then Fang shouts "Goddess! Awaken! The time for your revival is...now!", [[spoiler:but nothing happens. He asks Eryn what he's supposed to do, if there's some sort of magic spell he needs to cast or something, but Eryn admits she has no idea.]]
-->'''Fang''': [[spoiler:Then what do I do!? That was a really cool line I just shouted, and it was all for nothing!]]
-->'''Eryn''': Is *that* what you're worried about!?
7th Dec '17 5:26:27 PM ClintEastwood
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** For example, when he and Lister are captured by Nazis, Lister suggests stealing a guard's uniform to escape execution, and his reaction is: "Are you insane? You seriously expect me to wear grey out of season? I'd rather hang!"
** In ''Dimension Jump'', after being in a crash and getting his leg crushed, he was more upset about the red blood clashing with his apricot trousers than his injuries.
** In another episode he was more worried that a simulant holding him at gunpoint would notice he was wearing the same outfit from the last time they met than being killed.

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** For example, in "[[Recap/RedDwarfSeasonIVMeltdown Meltdown]]" when he and Lister are captured by Nazis, Lister suggests stealing a guard's uniform to escape execution, and his reaction is: "Are you insane? You seriously expect me to wear grey out of season? I'd rather hang!"
** In ''Dimension Jump'', "[[Recap/RedDwarfSeasonIVDimensionJump Dimension Jump]]", after being in a crash and getting his leg crushed, he was more upset about the red blood clashing with his apricot trousers than his injuries.
** In another episode "[[Recap/RedDwarfSeasonVIRimmerworld Rimmerworld]]" he was more worried that a simulant holding him at gunpoint would notice he was wearing the same outfit from the last time they met than being killed.
7th Dec '17 5:15:40 PM ClintEastwood
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** From the episode "The Prom":

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** From the episode "The Prom":"[[{{Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS3E20TheProm}} The Prom]] ":



** In "The Girl In the Fireplace," the Doctor discovers that the "spatio-temporal hyperlinks" actually link to France. Also, he brought back a horse.

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** In "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E4TheGirlInTheFireplace The Girl In in the Fireplace," Fireplace]]," the Doctor discovers that the "spatio-temporal hyperlinks" actually link to France. Also, he brought back a horse.



** "The Big Bang": all of reality has been uncreated, except the Earth, which is staring to fade out as well, and the Doctor just saved River Song from the exploding TARDIS;

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** "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E13TheBigBang The Big Bang": Bang]]": all of reality has been uncreated, except the Earth, which is staring to fade out as well, and the Doctor just saved River Song from the exploding TARDIS;



** In "Asylum of the Daleks", the Doctor, Amy and Rory are trapped on a planet full of battle-scarred AxCrazy-even-by-Dalek-standards Daleks, and Amy is infected with a cloud of nano-techs that is slowly turning her into a Dalek puppet. "In no particular order, we need to neutralize all the Daleks in this Asylum, rescue Oswin from the wreckage, escape from this planet, and fix Amy and Rory's marriage."

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** In "Asylum "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E1AsylumOfTheDaleks Asylum of the Daleks", Daleks]]", the Doctor, Amy and Rory are trapped on a planet full of battle-scarred AxCrazy-even-by-Dalek-standards Daleks, and Amy is infected with a cloud of nano-techs that is slowly turning her into a Dalek puppet. "In no particular order, we need to neutralize all the Daleks in this Asylum, rescue Oswin from the wreckage, escape from this planet, and fix Amy and Rory's marriage."



** In ''Recap/DoctorWho2005CSTheChristmasInvasion'', before dealing with the MonsterOfTheWeek, the Doctor asks Rose how his latest regeneration looks and then throws a tantrum about how he's not ginger.

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** In ''Recap/DoctorWho2005CSTheChristmasInvasion'', "[[Recap/DoctorWho2005CSTheChristmasInvasion The Christmas Invasion]]", before dealing with the MonsterOfTheWeek, the Doctor asks Rose how his latest regeneration looks and then throws a tantrum about how he's not ginger.



** In one episode, Dr. Nick was called in to advise when an old man froze himself alive inside the Kwik-E-Mart's freezer.

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** In one episode, "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E17LisaTheSimpsons Lisa the Simpson]]", Dr. Nick was called in to advise when an old man Jasper froze himself alive inside the Kwik-E-Mart's freezer.



** In "Lisa's Date with Density" Homer runs a telemarketing scam that promises to give people eternal happiness if they send him one dollar. When the [[FictionFiveHundred exceedingly wealthy]] Mr. Burns gets this message, he responds:

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** In "Lisa's "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS8E7LisasDateWithDensity Lisa's Date with Density" Density]]" Homer runs a telemarketing scam that promises to give people eternal happiness if they send him one dollar. When the [[FictionFiveHundred exceedingly wealthy]] Mr. Burns gets this message, he responds:



** This is common for [[TheDitz Homer]]. In "Dial Z For Zombies" of "Treehouse of Horror III":

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** This is common for [[TheDitz Homer]]. In "Dial Z For Zombies" of "Treehouse "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS4E5TreehouseOfHorrorIII Treehouse of Horror III":III]]":



** In "Deep Space Homer" after Homer broke the handle off the hatch, he grabs a support rod to hit one of the other astronauts. The rod catches in the door and when it is pointed out that could allow them to return safely, he tries to remove the rod so he can continue the attack.
** In "Burns' Heir" he noted that Bart being abusive to the family is one thing, but he would not stand idly by and watch him feed a hungry dog.
** "Joy of Sect"

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** In "Deep "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS5E15DeepSpaceHomer Deep Space Homer" Homer]]" after Homer broke the handle off the hatch, he grabs a support rod to hit one of the other astronauts. The rod catches in the door and when it is pointed out that could allow them to return safely, he tries to remove the rod so he can continue the attack.
** In "Burns' Heir" "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS5E18BurnsHeir Burns' Heir]]" he noted that Bart being abusive to the family is one thing, but he would not stand idly by and watch him feed a hungry dog.
** "Joy "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E13TheJoyOfSect The Joy of Sect"Sect]]":



** In "Treehouse of Horror XVI" he is [[DemonicPossession possessed by the devil]] but is unconcerned about that because that means he doesn't have to go to work.
** In the Hansel and Gretel spoof, when Marge's character finds out Homer left the children in the forest (because they couldn't afford to feed them) she is enraged. [[BaitAndSwitchComment They could have sold them]].
** In "Marge vs the Monorail", Marge and Sebastian Cobb arrive back in Springfield too late to stop the unsafe monorail from making its maiden voyage. Cobb then apologises, saying they might have been able to stop it if he hadn't stopped to get a haircut on the way.

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** In "Treehouse "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS17E4TreehouseOfHorrorXVI Treehouse of Horror XVI" XVI]]" he is [[DemonicPossession possessed by the devil]] but is unconcerned about that because that means he doesn't have to go to work.
** In the Hansel and Gretel spoof, spoof from "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS12E1TreehouseOfHorrorXI Treehouse of Horror XI]]", when Marge's character finds out Homer left the children in the forest (because they couldn't afford to feed them) she is enraged. [[BaitAndSwitchComment They could have sold them]].
** In "Marge vs "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS4E12MargeVsTheMonorail Marge vs. the Monorail", Monorail]]", Marge and Sebastian Cobb arrive back in Springfield too late to stop the unsafe monorail from making its maiden voyage. Cobb then apologises, saying they might have been able to stop it if he hadn't stopped to get a haircut on the way.



** When a member of [[BizarreAlienBiology Zoidberg's species]] has sex they die immediately afterward. When Fry learns that Zoidberg has to choose between a life without sex or a gruesome death, he says, "Tough call."
** From "Crimes of the Hot", when they discover that Halley's comet is out of ice:

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** When In "[[Recap/FuturamaS2E5WhyMustIBeACrustaceanInLove Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love?]]" when a member of [[BizarreAlienBiology Zoidberg's species]] has sex they die immediately afterward. When Fry learns that Zoidberg has to choose between a life without sex or a gruesome death, he says, "Tough call."
** From "Crimes "[[Recap/FuturamaS4E8CrimesOfTheHot Crimes of the Hot", Hot]]", when they discover that Halley's comet is out of ice:



** Similarly, in "Benderama":

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** Similarly, in "Benderama":"[[Recap/FuturamaS6E17Benderama Benderama]]":



** In "The Deep South":

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** In "The "[[Recap/FuturamaS2E12TheDeepSouth The Deep South":South]]":



** In "How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back", Hermes sings about how he first showed the makings of a bureaucrat:

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** In "How "[[Recap/FuturamaS2E11HowHermesRequisitionedHisGrooveBack How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back", Back]]", Hermes sings about how he first showed the makings of a bureaucrat:



** In "Brannigan, Begin Again":

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** In "Brannigan, "[[Recap/FuturamaS2E2BranniganBeginAgain Brannigan, Begin Again":Again]]":
7th Dec '17 10:09:50 AM jenifer19464
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** [[http://notalwaysright.com/this-is-why-were-in-a-recession-part-20/30354 £1.36 for some cauliflower?]] I can't afford that at all! I'll have some £5 lottery tickets instead!

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** [[http://notalwaysright.com/this-is-why-were-in-a-recession-part-20/30354 [[https://notalwaysright.com/this-is-why-were-in-a-recession-part-20/77138/ £1.36 for some cauliflower?]] I can't afford that at all! I'll have some £5 lottery tickets instead!
7th Dec '17 7:51:02 AM KingLyger
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* In the title track of ''Music/AlicesRestaurant'', singer Arlo Guthrie ends up convicted of littering, fined fifty dollars, and forced to pick up his garbage in the snow. Later in life, he ends up in the draft for the Vietnam War, but is deemed morally unfit to serve because his charge. Arlo points out that the army has "a lot of damn gall" to ask if he's moral enough to "burn women, kids, houses and villages after being a litterbug."

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* In the title track of ''Music/AlicesRestaurant'', singer Arlo Guthrie ends up convicted of littering, fined fifty dollars, and forced to pick up his garbage in the snow. Later in life, he ends up in the draft for the Vietnam War, but is deemed morally unfit to serve because his of this charge. Arlo points out that the army has "a lot of damn gall" to ask if he's moral enough to "burn women, kids, houses and villages after being a litterbug."
7th Dec '17 7:49:50 AM KingLyger
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* In the title track of ''Music/AlicesRestaurant'', singer Arlo Guthrie ends up convicted of littering, fined fifty dollars, and forced to pick up his garbage in the snow. Later in life, he ends up in the draft for the Vietnam War, but is deemed morally unfit to serve because his charge. Arlo points out that the army has "a lot of damn gall" to ask if he's moral enough to "burn women, kids, houses and villages after being a litterbug."
3rd Dec '17 4:58:57 AM EDP
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'' AU ''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/12848001/chapters/29338929 To Hench or Not to Hench]]'', where Chat Noir has been fighting alone for years, Marinette is so set on having that internship at ''Gabriel'' she ends up accepting to work as Hawk Moth's henchwoman in exchange. At least she used the situation to turn it into a ''paid'' internship (plus lavish pay as a henchwoman)...
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