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3rd Apr '18 8:16:43 PM EndarkCuli
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* ''Series/ThePresidentShow'' had the "Make America Great-A-Thon for The Wall", a (fake) drive to fund the Mexico border wall.

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* ''Series/ThePresidentShow'' had the a "Make America Great-A-Thon for The Wall", a (fake) Great-A-Thon" hour-long special in early April 2018, drive to fund the Mexico border wall.wall...and infrastructure...and whatever else Trump wanted when he got bored with the current focus.
3rd Apr '18 8:07:25 PM EndarkCuli
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* ''Series/ThePresidentShow'' had the "Make America Great-A-Thon for The Wall", a (fake) drive to fund the Mexico border wall.
24th Nov '17 4:48:11 AM KidDynamite
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* The video for Music/{{Cinderella}}'s song, "Shelter Me" deals with a telethon to save rock & roll. Music/LittleRichard plays the host.
8th Nov '17 1:15:55 AM LinTaylor
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* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'': In "The Phantom of the Telethon", Stan steals Roger's idea for a telethon to raise finds for the CIA's torture program, leading Roger to try to sabotage it. This wasn't the first time this happened, as Roger had previously been robbed of a telethon idea years ago by Jerry Lewis.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'': In "The Phantom of the Telethon", Stan steals Roger's idea for a telethon to raise finds for the CIA's torture program, leading Roger to try to sabotage it. This wasn't Roger claims that he actually invented the telethon in the first time this happened, as Roger had previously been robbed of a telethon idea years ago by place, but Jerry Lewis.Lewis stole the idea from him then too.
16th Oct '17 5:01:11 AM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'': The episode "Pledge Week" has the Tiny Toons hosting a telethon. However, nobody seems to be pledging any money, or even calling, aside from [[PrankCall a prank caller]]. In the third wraparound, after telling the viewers the wonderful stuff they could get if they pledged (including the actual Plucky), they manage to raise $0.07.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'': The episode "Pledge Week" "[[Recap/TinyToonAdventuresS2E1PledgeWeek Pledge Week]]" has the Tiny Toons hosting a telethon. However, nobody seems to be pledging any money, or even calling, aside from [[PrankCall a prank caller]]. In the third wraparound, after telling the viewers the wonderful stuff they could get if they pledged (including the actual Plucky), they manage to raise $0.07.
10th Oct '17 5:52:08 PM nombretomado
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* The most famous would be JerryLewis's ''Muscular Dystrophy Telethon''.

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* The most famous would be JerryLewis's Creator/JerryLewis's ''Muscular Dystrophy Telethon''.



* Ever since TheSeventies, Chilean public TV channels host the Chilean Telethon almost every December to donate for the "Sociedad de Ayuda al Niño Lisiado" (roughly translated as "Crippled Children Aid Society"), raising money for crippled kids. This is said to be the inspiration for JerryLewis's ''Muscular Dystrophy Telethon''; whether it was the case of not, it ''did'' doubtlessly inspire many other telethons across Latin America.

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* Ever since TheSeventies, Chilean public TV channels host the Chilean Telethon almost every December to donate for the "Sociedad de Ayuda al Niño Lisiado" (roughly translated as "Crippled Children Aid Society"), raising money for crippled kids. This is said to be the inspiration for JerryLewis's Creator/JerryLewis's ''Muscular Dystrophy Telethon''; whether it was the case of not, it ''did'' doubtlessly inspire many other telethons across Latin America.
1st Sep '17 1:22:26 AM marcoasalazarm
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* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'' had an episode where the cast made a telethon to keep the show on the air, which raised only ''[[EpicFail ten cents]]''. It turned out that [[{{Jerkass}} Didjeri Dingo]] had switched the telethon's donation number so the pledgers would call ''his'' house, and he stole all of the money.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'' had an episode where the cast made a telethon to keep the show on the air, which raised only ''[[EpicFail ten cents]]''. It turned out that [[{{Jerkass}} Didjeri Digeri Dingo]] had switched the telethon's donation number so the pledgers would call ''his'' house, and he stole all of the money.
1st Sep '17 1:21:22 AM marcoasalazarm
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* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'' had an episode where the cast made a telethon to keep thje show on the ait, which raised only ''[[EpicFail ten cents]]''. It turned out that [[{{Jerkass}} Didgeri Dingo]] had switched the telethon's donation number so the pledgers would call ''his'' house, and he stole all of the money.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'' had an episode where the cast made a telethon to keep thje the show on the ait, air, which raised only ''[[EpicFail ten cents]]''. It turned out that [[{{Jerkass}} Didgeri Didjeri Dingo]] had switched the telethon's donation number so the pledgers would call ''his'' house, and he stole all of the money.
1st Sep '17 1:19:35 AM marcoasalazarm
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* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'' had an episode where the cast made a telethon to keep thje show on the ait, which raised only ''[[EpicFail ten cents]]''. It turned out that [[{{Jerkass}} Didgeri Dingo]] had switched the telethon's donation number so the pledgers would call ''his'' house, and he stole all of the money.
2nd Aug '17 12:17:48 PM Odacon_Spy
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* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'': In "The Phantom of the Telethon", Stan steals Roger's idea for a telethon to raise finds for the CIA's torture program, leading Roger to try to sabotage it. This wasn't the first time this happened, as Roger had previously been robbed of a telethon idea telethon idea years ago by Jerry Lewis.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'': In "The Phantom of the Telethon", Stan steals Roger's idea for a telethon to raise finds for the CIA's torture program, leading Roger to try to sabotage it. This wasn't the first time this happened, as Roger had previously been robbed of a telethon idea telethon idea years ago by Jerry Lewis.
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