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* Used on the ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' recurring skit "Coffee Talk." The lead, a heavily stylized Jewish lady would get choked up and stall for time by saying, "Talk amongst yourselves. Here, I'll give you a topic--<word/phrase/location whose name betrays its purpose/use/meaning>; discuss!"

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* Used on the ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' recurring skit "Coffee Talk." The lead, a heavily stylized Jewish lady would get choked up and stall for time by saying, "Talk amongst yourselves. Here, I'll give you a topic--<word/phrase/location whose name betrays its purpose/use/meaning>; topic--; discuss!"



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* In one episode ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'', it is revealed that in high school Hank, Dale, and Bill crashed Boomhauer's car into a lake and never told him about it, leaving to assume it was stolen. Years later, Hank discovers that the lake is being drained, and tries to warn Bill and Dale. It's especially awkward since Boomhauer is the only other person present.
-->'''Hank:''' Uh, Dale? I just remembered that I left my workbench in your basement. I need you and Bill, ''just'' you and Bill, to come help me move it back into my basement. ''(The three leave Boomhauer alone in the alley.)''

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* In one episode ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'', it is revealed that in high school Hank, Dale, and Bill crashed Boomhauer's car into a lake and never told him about it, leaving to assume it was stolen. Years later, Hank discovers that the lake is being drained, and tries to warn Bill and Dale. It's especially awkward since Boomhauer is the only other person present.
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-->'''Hank:''' Uh, Dale? I just remembered that I left my workbench in your basement. I need you and Bill, ''just'' you and Bill, to come help me move it back into my basement. ''(The three leave Boomhauer alone in the alley.)'' )''


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21st Jun '16 9:25:41 PM TheHebon
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->''"About this blank piece of paper..."''
-->-- '''Mr. Starchman''', ''Webcomic/{{Paranatural}}''
8th May '16 6:28:09 AM Morgenthaler
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8th May '16 6:27:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* Used in ''MissCongeniality''. Since the person using it is an FBI agent, you'd think he'd be ''slightly'' more inventive.

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* Used in ''MissCongeniality''.''Film/MissCongeniality''. Since the person using it is an FBI agent, you'd think he'd be ''slightly'' more inventive.
7th Apr '16 10:28:29 AM Morgenthaler
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* Also "You know, the thing...", a very common line in ''TheWestWing.''

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* Also "You know, the thing...", a very common line in ''TheWestWing.''Series/TheWestWing.''



* Used to hilarious effect in the ''SportsNight'' episode "Shoe Money Tonight", where it somewhat {{subvert|ed trope}}s its [[Creator/AaronSorkin author]]'s usual preference for WalkAndTalk:

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* Used to hilarious effect in the ''SportsNight'' ''Series/SportsNight'' episode "Shoe Money Tonight", where it somewhat {{subvert|ed trope}}s its [[Creator/AaronSorkin author]]'s usual preference for WalkAndTalk:



* ''{{Bottom}}'': Richie wishes Eddie to join him in the pub toilets to purchase condoms. Eddie doesn't immediately follow along. So Richie's brilliant idea for alerting him is to shout "Edward Hitler, will you please join me in the lavatory ''this instant''!" - in front of everyone in the pub. Naturally, this has got everyone's attention, so Richie's brilliant excuse to explain his eagerness to see Eddie in the toilets? "We're toilet inspectors."

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* ''{{Bottom}}'': ''Series/{{Bottom}}'': Richie wishes Eddie to join him in the pub toilets to purchase condoms. Eddie doesn't immediately follow along. So Richie's brilliant idea for alerting him is to shout "Edward Hitler, will you please join me in the lavatory ''this instant''!" - in front of everyone in the pub. Naturally, this has got everyone's attention, so Richie's brilliant excuse to explain his eagerness to see Eddie in the toilets? "We're toilet inspectors."
13th Dec '15 4:15:13 PM nombretomado
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* Documentarian Hallis Saper uses the more-specific variant in ''[[XWingSeries Starfighters of Adumar]]'' to get the four New Republic pilots out of a bugged room onto a balcony she knows isn't bugged. For the benefit of the listening devices, she uses the excuse of having seen someone tampering with the X-wings on that balcony.

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* Documentarian Hallis Saper uses the more-specific variant in ''[[XWingSeries ''[[Literature/XWingSeries Starfighters of Adumar]]'' to get the four New Republic pilots out of a bugged room onto a balcony she knows isn't bugged. For the benefit of the listening devices, she uses the excuse of having seen someone tampering with the X-wings on that balcony.
27th Nov '15 11:29:33 AM nombretomado
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* Used on the ''SaturdayNightLive'' recurring skit "Coffee Talk." The lead, a heavily stylized Jewish lady would get choked up and stall for time by saying, "Talk amongst yourselves. Here, I'll give you a topic--<word/phrase/location whose name betrays its purpose/use/meaning>; discuss!"

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* Used on the ''SaturdayNightLive'' ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' recurring skit "Coffee Talk." The lead, a heavily stylized Jewish lady would get choked up and stall for time by saying, "Talk amongst yourselves. Here, I'll give you a topic--<word/phrase/location whose name betrays its purpose/use/meaning>; discuss!"
27th Nov '15 8:02:05 AM johnnye
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** In one episode, Frasier gets Martin out of the way by telling him he wants to show him how to set up the closed captioning on his TV. Sounds like a lame excuse to leave, but it's a CallBack to Roz telling him that she was listening to the television while they were having sex.
25th Sep '15 11:59:34 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In ''VisualNovel/HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi'', the character Mion, in order to get Keiichi away from Rena to talk to him privately, says that she was going to lend him some manga.

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* In ''VisualNovel/HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi'', ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'', the character Mion, in order to get Keiichi away from Rena to talk to him privately, says that she was going to lend him some manga.
9th Sep '15 1:02:43 PM Micah
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-->'''Jeremy:''' I'm taking a break if anyone wants my seat.\\
'''Will:''' ''(moving in)'' It's the good chair.\\
'''Jeremy:''' I'm just gonna run to the bathroom. You wanna come with me to the bathroom, Dan?\\

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-->'''Jeremy:''' I'm taking a break if anyone wants my seat.\\
'''Will:''' ''(moving in)'' It's the good chair.\\
'''Jeremy:''' I'm
just gonna run to the bathroom. You wanna come with me to the bathroom, Dan?\\
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