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9th Oct '16 12:10:55 PM nombretomado
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* Happens at the beginning of the [[ClassicDisneyShort classic Disney short]], "The Country Cousin", an adaptation of the Aesop's Fable, ''The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse''.

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* Happens at the beginning of the [[ClassicDisneyShort classic WesternAnimation/{{Classic Disney short]], Short|s}}, "The Country Cousin", an adaptation of the Aesop's Fable, ''The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse''.
6th Jul '16 5:37:38 PM LongTallShorty64
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* In ''Film/TheMajorAndTheMinor'', Major Kirby is in a jam, and needs [=SuSu=]'s help. The gag comes in when Kirby realizes he needs to tell [=SuSu=]'s parents about taking her home with him.
-->'''Major Phillip Kirby''': Now, about your parents.
-->'''Susan Applegate''': Well, there's just my mother.
-->'''Major Phillip Kirby''': Well, I'll send her a telegram that will absolutely put her at ease.
-->'''Susan Applegate''': What kind?
-->'''Major Phillip Kirby''': Well, how 'bout, uh, ''Met your daughter on train and looked out for her last night...''
-->'''Susan Applegate''': STOP!
-->'''Major Phillip Kirby''': Stop. ''As we cannot proceed on account of high water, I'm taking her home with me.''
-->'''Susan Applegate''': STOP!
-->'''Major Phillip Kirby''': Stop. ''Don't worry. Signed Kirby.'' Will that fix it?
-->'''Susan Applegate''': That will certainly fix mother!
27th Apr '16 12:09:38 AM jedidarrick
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23rd Apr '16 2:18:19 PM StFan
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* ''Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space'', in which Captain Proton (of ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' fame) struggles to save the world from an army of busty bionic blondes.
-->TO CAPTAIN PROTON FROM THE PRESIDENT OF EARTH STOP OVAL OFFICE UNDER ATTACK BY LARGE-BREASTED CYBORG WOMEN STOP REQUEST URGENT ASSISTANCE STOP OH NO THEY'RE HERE STOP OH YES YES BABY THAT'S WONDERFUL PLEASE DON'T STOP
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* Lots of it in ''WesternAnimation/{{Balto}}'' during the Nome-Juneau transmission scenes.
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* ''Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space'', in which Captain Proton (of ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' fame) struggles to save the world from an army of busty bionic blondes.
-->TO CAPTAIN PROTON FROM THE PRESIDENT OF EARTH STOP OVAL OFFICE UNDER ATTACK BY LARGE-BREASTED CYBORG WOMEN STOP REQUEST URGENT ASSISTANCE STOP OH NO THEY'RE HERE STOP OH YES YES BABY THAT'S WONDERFUL PLEASE DON'T STOP

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* This is a RunningGag on ''Machinima/RedVsBlue''.
-->'''Simmons''': Did they send the message via telegram?

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* In the musical ''Theatre/CrazyForYou'', Bobby receives a telegram from his mother and reads it out loud.
-->'''Bobby''': "Dear Fat-head. Stop." Yep. Its Mom. "Stop this nonsense. Stop. This is your final notice. Stop." Sounds like an electric bill. "Get back here on next train. Stop. Dont stop. Stop. Will stop allowance if you stop. Stop. Your loving mother. Stop. P.S. Your uncle stopped by." I wish shed write letters.

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* ''Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space'', in which Captain Proton (of ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' fame) struggles to save the world from an army of busty bionic blondes.
-->TO CAPTAIN PROTON FROM THE PRESIDENT OF EARTH STOP OVAL OFFICE UNDER ATTACK BY LARGE-BREASTED CYBORG WOMEN STOP REQUEST URGENT ASSISTANCE STOP OH NO THEY'RE HERE STOP OH YES YES BABY THAT'S WONDERFUL PLEASE DON'T STOP

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* This is a RunningGag on ''Machinima/RedVsBlue''.
-->'''Simmons''': Did they send the message via telegram?

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''Theatre/CrazyForYou'':
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In the this musical ''Theatre/CrazyForYou'', , Bobby receives a telegram from his mother and reads it out loud.
-->'''Bobby''': --->'''Bobby:''' "Dear Fat-head. Stop." Yep. Its It's Mom. "Stop this nonsense. Stop. This is your final notice. Stop." Sounds like an electric bill. "Get back here on next train. Stop. Dont Don't stop. Stop. Will stop allowance if you stop. Stop. Your loving mother. Stop. P.S. Your uncle stopped by." I wish shed she'd write letters.



-->'''Polly''': Would ya stop this?
-->'''Zangler''': Stop?
-->'''Polly''': Stop.
-->'''Bobby''': You sound like my mother.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' examples:
** Used in the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akAEIW3rmvQ&t=6m00s I Wanna Singa]]''.
-->We just received another telegram, Station GOMG. Stop. Your program coming in great. Stop. Think it's fine. Stop. Glad to hear your amateurs. Stop. They're all very funny. ''[camera pans back to show her continually pushing away the deliveryman as he keeps trying to hold her]'' Stop! Keep up the good work. Stop! Good luck. STOP! The gang. ''STOP!'' ''[she pushes him offscreen and he crashes]''
** WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes ''The Hardship of Miles Standish'' had a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsFMKMUvFxo#t=3m40s singing telegram]].
* ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'' had one in their parody of ''Film/TheThirdMan'':

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-->'''Polly''': --->'''Polly:''' Would ya stop this?
-->'''Zangler''': Stop?
-->'''Polly''': Stop.
-->'''Bobby''':
this?\\
'''Zangler:''' Stop?\\
'''Polly:''' Stop.\\
'''Bobby:'''
You sound like my mother.

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mother.
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' examples:
This is a RunningGag on ''Machinima/RedVsBlue''.
-->'''Simmons:''' Did they send the message via telegram?
* From ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'':
--> "Sir Strong Bad STOP How do you operate the 'telegramophone' [[AntiquatedLinguistics whilst]] wearing gentlemans' sporting gloves STOP Signed, Sir Elsington Halstindingdingworth STOP"
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* ''WebComic/TheTrenches'': Isaac invites Cora to a meeting at Red Robin via telegram, [[RuleOfFunny for some reason]]:
-->[Red Robin] has bottomless fries STOP\\
[[MetaPhorgotten But when I say "stop" I mean that's the end of the line not that the fries stop]] [[DontExplainTheJoke because the fries don't stop]] STOP
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
** Used in the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short ''[[http://www."[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akAEIW3rmvQ&t=6m00s I Wanna Singa]]''.
-->We
Singa]]".
--->We
just received another telegram, Station GOMG. Stop. Your program coming in great. Stop. Think it's fine. Stop. Glad to hear your amateurs. Stop. They're all very funny. ''[camera (''camera pans back to show her continually pushing away the deliveryman as he keeps trying to hold her]'' her'') Stop! Keep up the good work. Stop! Good luck. STOP! The gang. ''STOP!'' ''[she (''she pushes him offscreen and he crashes]''
crashes'')
** WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes ''The "The Hardship of Miles Standish'' had Standish" has a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsFMKMUvFxo#t=3m40s singing telegram]].
* ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'' had one in their parody of ''Film/TheThirdMan'':''Film/TheThirdMan''. Pinky, as narrator, comments that it took him a long time due to all the stopping.



** Pinky, as narrator, comments that it took him a long time due to all the stopping.
* Lots of it in ''WesternAnimation/{{Balto}}'' during the Nome-Juneau transmission scenes.



* Happens at the beginning of the [[ClassicDisneyShort classic Disney short]], ''The Country Cousin'', an adaptation of the Aesop's Fable, ''The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse''.

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* Happens at the beginning of the [[ClassicDisneyShort classic Disney short]], ''The "The Country Cousin'', Cousin", an adaptation of the Aesop's Fable, ''The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse''.



* Used on the modern WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw short "Cit-E-Scape", when Quick Draw and Baba Looey are walking while reading a telegram, stopping every time they hit the "stop" part of the message.
-->'''Quick Draw:''' You are the best lawman in the west. Stop. Crime is out of control in the east. Stop. Please help us. Stop. We're scared.
-->'''Baba Looey:''' Stop!
-->'''Quick Draw:''' How'd you know that's what it said?
-->'''Baba Looey:''' No, Quick Draw. We're here!

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* From ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'':
--> "Sir Strong Bad STOP How do you operate the 'telegramophone' [[AntiquatedLinguistics whilst]] wearing gentlemans' sporting gloves STOP Signed, Sir Elsington Halstindingdingworth STOP"

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* ''WebComic/TheTrenches'': Isaac invites Cora to a meeting at Red Robin via telegram, [[RuleOfFunny for some reason]]:
--> [Red Robin] has bottomless fries STOP
--> [[MetaPhorgotten But when I say "stop" I mean that's the end of the line not that the fries stop]] [[DontExplainTheJoke because the fries don't stop]] STOP

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* Used on the modern WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw ''WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw'' short "Cit-E-Scape", when Quick Draw and Baba Looey are walking while reading a telegram, stopping every time they hit the "stop" part of the message.
-->'''Quick Draw:''' You are the best lawman in the west. Stop. Crime is out of control in the east. Stop. Please help us. Stop. We're scared.
-->'''Baba
scared.\\
'''Baba
Looey:''' Stop!
-->'''Quick
Stop!\\
'''Quick
Draw:''' How'd you know that's what it said?
-->'''Baba
said?\\
'''Baba
Looey:''' No, Quick Draw. We're here!

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* From ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'':
--> "Sir Strong Bad STOP How do you operate the 'telegramophone' [[AntiquatedLinguistics whilst]] wearing gentlemans' sporting gloves STOP Signed, Sir Elsington Halstindingdingworth STOP"

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* ''WebComic/TheTrenches'': Isaac invites Cora to a meeting at Red Robin via telegram, [[RuleOfFunny for some reason]]:
--> [Red Robin] has bottomless fries STOP
--> [[MetaPhorgotten But when I say "stop" I mean that's the end of the line not that the fries stop]] [[DontExplainTheJoke because the fries don't stop]] STOP
here!
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11th Jan '16 2:05:33 PM Serasia
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16th Nov '15 7:38:23 AM FF32
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* ''Series/BlackadderGoesForth'', episode "Major Star": Used as a joke by Blackadder to insult Creator/CharlieChaplin, and in the same episode Chaplin took revenge in the same format STOP

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* ''Series/BlackadderGoesForth'', ''Series/{{Blackadder}} Goes Forth'', episode "Major Star": Used as a joke by Blackadder to insult Creator/CharlieChaplin, and in the same episode Chaplin took revenge in the same format STOP
28th Oct '15 5:10:09 PM Kitchen90
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->STINGER HERE STOP

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3rd Sep '15 6:48:22 AM Epithumia
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-->'''Captain Darling:''' We received a telegram from Mr Chaplin himself at Sennett Studios: Twice nightly filming of my films in trenches: excellent idea STOP But must insist that E. Blackadder be projectionist STOP P.S. Don't let him ever... STOP.

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-->'''Captain Darling:''' We received a telegram from Mr Chaplin himself at Sennett Studios: Twice nightly filming screening of my films in trenches: excellent idea STOP But must insist that E. Blackadder be projectionist STOP P.S. Don't let him ever... STOP.
3rd Jul '15 9:46:57 PM Soufriere
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* ''TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'': Done by Lolly Poopdeck when he delivers a 'comedy telegram' in "Who's Moochin' Who?":

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* ''TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'': In an episode from the first run of ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'', the Pickleses get a singing telegram from their Aunt Miriam. The delivery boy ''sings the [=STOPs=]''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'':
Done by Lolly Poopdeck when he delivers a 'comedy telegram' in "Who's Moochin' Who?":



* The French dub of ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'' has him always reading Chief Quimby's [[ThisPageWillSelfDestruct exploding]] messages this way.

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* The French dub of ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'' has him always reading Chief Quimby's [[ThisPageWillSelfDestruct exploding]] messages exploding messages]] this way.
4th Jun '15 2:55:55 AM RushLimborg
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'''Tuvok:''' Stop. Please summarise the message.

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'''Tuvok:''' Stop. [[DeadpanSnarker Stop.]] Please summarise the message.
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