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29th Oct '16 12:55:22 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TheGuild'', on the way to a conventation, Zaboo tries to start up a game of "I Spy", but the others, namely Tinkerballa, puts an end to it.

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* In ''TheGuild'', ''WebVideo/TheGuild'', on the way to a conventation, Zaboo tries to start up a game of "I Spy", but the others, namely Tinkerballa, puts an end to it.
5th Oct '16 12:04:56 PM Morgenthaler
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* In the ''TopGear'' Polar Special, Jeremy and James do this while driving through the ice.

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* In the ''TopGear'' ''Series/TopGear'' Polar Special, Jeremy and James do this while driving through the ice.



* ''{{Outnumbered}}'' does this in an episode where the family's stuck in the airport; Sue is stupendously bored with the game (she's playing with her 6-year-old daughter Karen, who's coming up with things like 'time') and fails to guess what might start with 'm', whereupon Karen turns and points at a Middle Eastern man shouting "MUSLIM!" at the top of her voice.

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* ''{{Outnumbered}}'' ''Series/{{Outnumbered}}'' does this in an episode where the family's stuck in the airport; Sue is stupendously bored with the game (she's playing with her 6-year-old daughter Karen, who's coming up with things like 'time') and fails to guess what might start with 'm', whereupon Karen turns and points at a Middle Eastern man shouting "MUSLIM!" at the top of her voice.



* ''HancocksHalfHour'': "The Train Journey". Just one of the many ways in which Hancock and Sid try to alleviate the boredom, alienating their fellow passengers in the process.

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* ''HancocksHalfHour'': ''Series/HancocksHalfHour'': "The Train Journey". Just one of the many ways in which Hancock and Sid try to alleviate the boredom, alienating their fellow passengers in the process.



* ''OperationFlashpoint'':

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* ''OperationFlashpoint'':''VideoGame/OperationFlashpoint'':



* The ''{{lonelygirl15}}'' episode "On The Run", although they don't make the joke (and we don't find out what the something began with).

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* The ''{{lonelygirl15}}'' ''WebVideo/{{lonelygirl15}}'' episode "On The Run", although they don't make the joke (and we don't find out what the something began with).



* ''TheVerySecretDiaries'' had [[LordOfTheRings Sauron]], who was ''very'' bored, [[http://www.ealasaid.com/misc/vsd/sauron.html playing]] "I spy with my big-huge-nasty-flaming eye."
* ''WeeblAndBob'':

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* ''TheVerySecretDiaries'' ''Fanfic/TheVerySecretDiaries'' had [[LordOfTheRings Sauron]], who was ''very'' bored, [[http://www.ealasaid.com/misc/vsd/sauron.html playing]] "I spy with my big-huge-nasty-flaming eye."
* ''WeeblAndBob'':''WebAnimation/WeeblAndBob'':
20th Aug '16 8:24:55 PM SuperJedi224
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* ''Webcomic/HeroOhHero'' [[http://neorice.com/hoh_2 opens with this trope.]]
27th May '16 10:02:40 AM case
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# Frequently, they're in a VoidBetweenTheWorlds with only one thing in it, or otherwise in a place full of many instances of the same thing.

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# Frequently, they're in a VoidBetweenTheWorlds with only one thing in it, or otherwise in a place full of many instances of the same thing.
thing, making the game trivial.
27th May '16 9:59:16 AM case
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# Frequently, they're in an environment where there's only one thing around to guess, making the game trivial.

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# Frequently, they're in an environment where there's a VoidBetweenTheWorlds with only one thing around to guess, making in it, or otherwise in a place full of many instances of the game trivial.
same thing.
6th Feb '16 11:26:43 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Frasier}}'', Frasier and Niles play while at a basketball game with their father, who is especially annoyed by the "with my little eye" part.

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* In ''{{Frasier}}'', ''Series/{{Frasier}}'', Frasier and Niles play while at a basketball game with their father, who is especially annoyed by the "with my little eye" part.



* OnlyFoolsAndHorses: Del and Rodney do this when stuck in a lift; they come up with "Walls".
* Rik on ''TheYoungOnes'' tried to get the other lads to play Botticelli, a guessing game, but Mike is the only one willing to even try to guess a famous person's name; when it was Rik's turn to guess, Mike ''made up'' his famous person rather than use a real one.

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* OnlyFoolsAndHorses: ''Series/OnlyFoolsAndHorses'': Del and Rodney do this when stuck in a lift; they come up with "Walls".
* Rik on ''TheYoungOnes'' ''Series/TheYoungOnes'' tried to get the other lads to play Botticelli, a guessing game, but Mike is the only one willing to even try to guess a famous person's name; when it was Rik's turn to guess, Mike ''made up'' his famous person rather than use a real one.
30th Jan '16 9:00:46 AM Pseudoname
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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'': Mabel plays this with Soos as they are falling in an endless abyss.
-->'''Mabel:''' I spy with my little eye, something that is black!
-->'''Soos:''' Ooh, ooh, everything.
-->'''Mabel:''' Yay for Soos!
8th Jan '16 7:17:19 PM nombretomado
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* ''SpittingImage'' - A pair of Soviet generals watches a parade of tanks going by in Red Square:

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* ''SpittingImage'' ''Series/SpittingImage'' - A pair of Soviet generals watches a parade of tanks going by in Red Square:
28th Nov '15 2:11:32 PM nombretomado
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* ''SecondSight'' has this in its "Conspiracy" level, where you catch two NSE security guards playing this game.

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* ''SecondSight'' ''VideoGame/SecondSight'' has this in its "Conspiracy" level, where you catch two NSE security guards playing this game.
15th Nov '15 12:00:14 PM nombretomado
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-->'''Steve:''' RonaldReagan.

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-->'''Steve:''' RonaldReagan.UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan.
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