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23rd Apr '16 2:33:52 PM nombretomado
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* Ted the lawyer, from ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', falls in the InterruptedSuicide category. He occasionally gets up on the hospital roof, trying to build the courage to jump. However, he is actually TOO pathetic for it to be taken serious, putting him clearly in this trope.
** And the one time he ''does'' actually jump, [[spoiler: he lands on a pile of trash.]]
* Neil in the pilot episode of ''TheYoungOnes'' has built a gallows in the toilet that plays "Rock Around the Clock". Unfortunately for him it just pulls the overhead cistern over and he gets soaked. Meanwhile when the other three Young Ones hear it playing "Rock Around the Clock" Rick mutters, "Well, that's put the rent up by a third."

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* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'':
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Ted the lawyer, from ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', lawyer falls in the InterruptedSuicide category. He occasionally gets up on the hospital roof, trying to build the courage to jump. However, he is actually TOO pathetic for it to be taken serious, putting him clearly in this trope.
** And the
trope. The one time he ''does'' actually jump, [[spoiler: he lands on a pile of trash.]]
* Neil in the pilot episode of ''TheYoungOnes'' ''Series/TheYoungOnes'' has built a gallows in the toilet that plays "Rock Around the Clock". Unfortunately for him it just pulls the overhead cistern over and he gets soaked. Meanwhile when the other three Young Ones hear it playing "Rock Around the Clock" Rick mutters, "Well, that's put the rent up by a third."



* There are a few jokes in ''FatherTed'' about Jack trying to top himself.

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* %%* There are a few jokes in ''FatherTed'' ''Series/FatherTed'' about Jack trying to top himself.
23rd Apr '16 12:36:50 AM nowaymanguy
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* In ''Manga/BungouStrayDogs'', Dazai's main character trait is his desire to kill myself, which he constantly attempts. It's almost ''always'' played for laughs. The very first time he's seen is after the protaganist, Atsushi, interrupts one of his suicide attempts, where he tried to drown himself in a river. Throughout the series, we're casually shown Dazai attempting suicide a number of times. Besides from that, Dazai likes to sing about suicide, read books about suicide, ask others to join him in suicide, and constantly drops lines referencing suicide. And it's never, ''ever'' played the least bit seriously. What makes this especially dark is that this running gag is based on Dazai's real life counterpart's suicide attempts, and eventual successful suicide.
16th Apr '16 8:35:51 AM ironballs16
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*** The cartoon ends with a military secret reading "Hitler is a Stinker" - Hitler, seeing the message, screams "Zat is not a military secret!" Goebbels and Goering chime in "Ja - ''everyone'' knows zat!", realizing what they said in front of the Fuhrer, and [[AcceptableTargets shooting themselves.]]

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*** The cartoon ends with a military secret reading "Hitler is a Stinker" - Hitler, seeing the message, screams "Zat is not a military secret!" Goebbels and Goering chime in "Ja - ''everyone'' knows zat!", [[DidIJustSayThatOutLoud realizing what they said in front of the Fuhrer, Fuhrer]], and [[AcceptableTargets shooting themselves.]]
16th Apr '16 8:29:20 AM ironballs16
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** The skit where two men in an office have jumpers pass by their window and, rather than alert authorities, simply bet on who would be next to jump.
30th Mar '16 1:47:34 PM XFllo
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* Moe from ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', to the point where one of his Christmas traditions is his annual suicide attempt.
** [[DudeNotFunny Disturbingly averted]] by Bart in "The Boys of Bummer".

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* Moe from ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', to the point where one ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
** Moe. One
of his Christmas traditions is his annual suicide attempt.
** [[DudeNotFunny Disturbingly averted]] by Bart in "The Boys of Bummer".
attempt.



-->'''Bart:''' Wonder how Richie died.
-->'''Lisa:''' Perhaps he realized how hollow the pursuit of money really is and took his own life.
-->'''Marge:''' [[LampshadeHanging Kids, could you lighten up a little?]]

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-->'''Bart:''' --->'''Bart:''' Wonder how Richie died.
-->'''Lisa:''' --->'''Lisa:''' Perhaps he realized how hollow the pursuit of money really is and took his own life.
-->'''Marge:''' --->'''Marge:''' [[LampshadeHanging Kids, could you lighten up a little?]]



** ''Beyond Blunderdome'':
-->'''Homer''': ''Film/LethalWeapon'' showed us that suicide is funny.
-->'''Mel Gibson''': That really wasn't my intention.

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** ''Beyond Blunderdome'':
-->'''Homer''':
"Beyond Blunderdome" when Homer discussed Mel Gibson's movies with him:
--->'''Homer''':
''Film/LethalWeapon'' showed us that suicide is funny.
-->'''Mel --->'''Mel Gibson''': That really wasn't my intention.
21st Mar '16 2:22:10 PM redandready45
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* ''Film/ScaryMovie'': The first movie, a guy in on the edge of a building about to leap. Out comes Cindy who, paranoid about the killer and thinking he[=/=]she watching them, starts screaming "What are you waiting for?!", inadvertently egging the guy into jumping to his death.
18th Mar '16 3:36:51 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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Some shows [[PlayedForLaughs aren't so serious]]. Frequently, they'll have one [[TheEeyore ridiculously depressed]] character who is either constantly on the verge of suicide or keeps attempting it. If it's the latter, expect InterruptedSuicide to come into play. These characters are sometimes DrivenToSuicide by the slightest thing, or else are so disillusioned that their lives are one long string of attempts to, well, cut that string. They see everything as a means of self-destruction. If the suicidal character is a DeadpanSnarker, expect protests along the lines of "Oh, just let me die already!"

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Some shows [[PlayedForLaughs aren't so serious]]. Frequently, they'll have one [[TheEeyore ridiculously depressed]] character who is either constantly on the verge of suicide or keeps attempting it. If it's the latter, expect InterruptedSuicide to come into play. These characters are sometimes DrivenToSuicide by the slightest thing, or else are so disillusioned that their lives are one long string of attempts to, well, cut that string. They see everything as a means of self-destruction. If the suicidal character is a DeadpanSnarker, expect protests along the lines of "Oh, just let me die already!"
already!" And in the event that their suicide succeeds, expect it to be an UndignifiedDeath.
14th Mar '16 1:57:44 PM XFllo
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->'''Finn:''' Thanks guys. Your blood oath is now fulfilled.\\
'''Balloons:''' YAY! To the Mesosphere! '''FINALLY, WE CAN DIE!'''
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''

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->'''Finn:''' Thanks guys. Your blood oath is now fulfilled.\\
'''Balloons:''' YAY! To the Mesosphere! '''FINALLY, WE CAN DIE!'''
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->''Razors pain you;\\
Rivers are damp;\\
Acids stain you;\\
And drugs cause cramp;\\
Guns aren't lawful;\\
Nooses give;\\
Gas smells awful;\\
You might as well live.''
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''
'''Creator/DorothyParker''', "Resume"
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* Creator/DorothyParker's poem "Resume":

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* Creator/DorothyParker's poem "Resume":"Resume" lists six ways of committing suicide, but also states why they are all bad ways.
23rd Feb '16 10:32:57 AM DannWoolf
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* ''Webcomic/NuzlockeComics'''s White version storyline has Ruby finding that Hilbert hanged himself in the closet.

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* ''Webcomic/NuzlockeComics'''s White version storyline has Ruby finding that Hilbert hanged himself in the closet.closet to get away from Cheren and Bianca.
23rd Feb '16 10:32:20 AM DannWoolf
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* VideoGame/{{Deadpool}} shoots himself in the head when Cable's dire warning from the future bores him too much, after an extended sequence of him seeming to dejectedly, profoundly suffer. "MAKE IT STOP!" *sobs* [[HealingFactor He gets better. match]].

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* VideoGame/{{Deadpool}} shoots himself in the head when Cable's dire warning from the future bores him too much, after an extended sequence of him seeming to dejectedly, profoundly suffer. "MAKE IT STOP!" *sobs* [[HealingFactor He gets better. match]].better, natch]].
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