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27th Apr '16 11:23:36 AM DaibhidC
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* In the ''YesMinister'' episode "Equal Opportunities", Sir Humphrey responds to Hacker's claim that his opposition to women in the civil service is anti-feminist by saying that some of his best friends are women... "my wife, for instance".

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* In the ''YesMinister'' ''YesMinister''
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episode "Equal Opportunities", Sir Humphrey responds to Hacker's claim that his opposition to women in the civil service is anti-feminist by saying that some of his best friends are women... "my wife, for instance".instance".
** In the 2013 remake episode "Scot Free", Hacker tells the Deputy Prime Minister (Scottish, and apparently a member of a Scots independence party Hacker's party is in coalition with) that some of his best friends are Scottish. His policy advisor Clare Sutton rolls her eyes at this.
21st Mar '16 9:59:20 AM Morgenthaler
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* Joked about on ''TwinPeaks'' when the sheriff's secretary gets a visit from her sister, who decides to try to make friends with Hawk, a Native American cop.

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* Joked about on ''TwinPeaks'' ''Series/TwinPeaks'' when the sheriff's secretary gets a visit from her sister, who decides to try to make friends with Hawk, a Native American cop.
17th Feb '16 3:08:00 PM comicwriter
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* Hannibal Buress has a bit where he says he can make fun of blind people like Creator/StevieWonder [[InsaneTrollLogic because he has a close friend who is gay]].

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* Hannibal Buress has a bit where he says he can make fun of blind people like Creator/StevieWonder StevieWonder [[InsaneTrollLogic because he has a close friend who is gay]].
17th Feb '16 3:07:35 PM comicwriter
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* Hannibal Buress has a bit where he says he can make fun of blind people like Creator/StevieWonder [[InsaneTrollLogic because he has a close friend who is gay]].
7th Feb '16 8:01:53 PM nombretomado
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* Played for laughs in the episode ''The Gang Gets Racist'' of ''ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia''. After The Waitress overhears Charlie saying a comment out of context about African Americans, he goes out of his way to show he's not racist by showing he has African American friends.

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* Played for laughs in the episode ''The Gang Gets Racist'' of ''ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia''.''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia''. After The Waitress overhears Charlie saying a comment out of context about African Americans, he goes out of his way to show he's not racist by showing he has African American friends.
4th Jan '16 1:20:50 PM FF32
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* Parodied (along with other racism tropes) on [http://www.blackpeopleloveus.com/ Black People Love Us]

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* Parodied (along with other racism tropes) on [http://www.[[http://www.blackpeopleloveus.com/ Black People Love Us]Us]]
22nd Dec '15 3:36:14 PM Fiendish
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** During Aasif Mandvi's now infamous interview with racist GOP official Don Yelton, Yelton actually said this word-for-word, with zero irony or self-awareness. Mandvi lampshaded it by way of a hilarious "yep, he's really about to go there" aside glance at the camera.
17th Dec '15 11:41:23 AM FF32
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-->-- ''[[SCPFoundation SCP-]][[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1171 1171-1]] on Humans''

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-->-- ''[[SCPFoundation ''[[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP-]][[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1171 1171-1]] on Humans''
11th Nov '15 5:15:19 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''{{Riverworld}}'' novel ''To Your Scattered Bodies Go'', Richard Burton defends himself against accusations of anti-Semitism by citing his many Jewish friends. Later in the story, [[NotSoDifferent so does Hermann Göring]].

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* In the ''{{Riverworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Riverworld}}'' novel ''To Your Scattered Bodies Go'', Richard Burton defends himself against accusations of anti-Semitism by citing his many Jewish friends. Later in the story, [[NotSoDifferent so does Hermann Göring]].
6th Nov '15 12:06:16 PM BuccoBabe
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Recently, even making the claim as a defense is usually construed as ''ipso facto'' evidence of racism.



The trope is sometimes used to indicate that even having friends of a given race doesn't preclude one from being bigoted against them. Recently, even making the claim as a defense is usually construed as ''ipso facto'' evidence of racism.
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