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27th Feb '16 4:50:11 PM Seanette
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* Happens to Maureen at the start of Creator/RobertAHeinlein's ''To Sail Beyond the Sunset''.

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\n* Happens to Maureen at the start of Creator/RobertAHeinlein's ''To Sail Beyond the Sunset''.''Literature/ToSailBeyondTheSunset''.









17th Jan '16 11:46:30 AM nombretomado
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** ''LawAndOrderSVU'': A guy wakes up to find his head split open and a dead woman in his bed [[spoiler: he killed her when he was blacked-out drunk and doesn't remember. He ''does'' feel sorry in the end though]]

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** ''LawAndOrderSVU'': ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'': A guy wakes up to find his head split open and a dead woman in his bed [[spoiler: he killed her when he was blacked-out drunk and doesn't remember. He ''does'' feel sorry in the end though]]
30th Sep '15 1:04:56 PM Morgenthaler
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* Seen from the other side on ''Film/TheGodfather II'', where Senator Geary is drugged in a room with a prostitute, plied with booze and what not. He wakes up - she's dead, the result of Michael Corleone having her killed so that way they can blackmail Geary into becoming an ally. It's implied that Al Neri is responsible as he is shown idly washing his hands afterwards.
* In ''BartonFink'', [[spoiler:Audrey spends the night with Barton in his hotel room. When he wakes up in the morning, she's an extremely bloody mess. In his panic, he turns to his neighbor Charlie, who disposes of the body for himů only to find out later that Charlie is in fact a serial killer and is making Barton a bit of a special project.]]
* In ''{{Fletch}} Lives'', the titular character sleeps with an attractive lawyer only to find her dead when he wakes up, leading to this priceless reaction:

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* Seen from the other side on ''Film/TheGodfather II'', ''Film/TheGodfatherPartII'', where Senator Geary is drugged in a room with a prostitute, plied with booze and what not. He wakes up - she's dead, the result of Michael Corleone having her killed so that way they can blackmail Geary into becoming an ally. It's implied that Al Neri is responsible as he is shown idly washing his hands afterwards.
* In ''BartonFink'', ''Film/BartonFink'', [[spoiler:Audrey spends the night with Barton in his hotel room. When he wakes up in the morning, she's an extremely bloody mess. In his panic, he turns to his neighbor Charlie, who disposes of the body for himů only to find out later that Charlie is in fact a serial killer and is making Barton a bit of a special project.]]
* In ''{{Fletch}} ''Film/{{Fletch}} Lives'', the titular character sleeps with an attractive lawyer only to find her dead when he wakes up, leading to this priceless reaction:



* In the HumphreyBogart film ''InALonelyPlace'', Bogart's character invites a woman to his apartment to summarize a book for him. Shortly after she leaves, she is found murdered, and he becomes the prime suspect. Despite what the woman and the police initially assume, [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow "summarizing a book"]] is really all that happens between them.

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* In the HumphreyBogart Creator/HumphreyBogart film ''InALonelyPlace'', ''Film/InALonelyPlace'', Bogart's character invites a woman to his apartment to summarize a book for him. Shortly after she leaves, she is found murdered, and he becomes the prime suspect. Despite what the woman and the police initially assume, [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow "summarizing a book"]] is really all that happens between them.
17th Apr '15 9:05:35 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{CSI}}'', Warrick and a stripper who is found dead in his car.

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* ''{{CSI}}'', ''Series/{{CSI}}'', Warrick and a stripper who is found dead in his car.
12th Jan '15 1:41:39 PM Morgenthaler
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* Jack Point from ''TheSimpingDetective'' has this happen to him. Naturally, almost everyone he knows happens to visit him that morning...

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* Jack Point from ''TheSimpingDetective'' ''ComicBook/TheSimpingDetective'' has this happen to him. Naturally, almost everyone he knows happens to visit him that morning...
23rd Dec '14 10:21:19 PM nombretomado
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** ''LawAndOrderCriminalIntent'': A guy wakes up with the corpse of a woman he'd just met [[spoiler: who was killed by his mistress and her lawyer/lover]]

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** ''LawAndOrderCriminalIntent'': ''Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent'': A guy wakes up with the corpse of a woman he'd just met [[spoiler: who was killed by his mistress and her lawyer/lover]]
27th Jun '14 10:05:21 AM XFllo
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* Happens to Walter Skinner in ''TheXFiles''. Except it turns out the woman who's found dead next to him is in fact a succubus...
* Happens to Lex Luthor in an episode of ''{{Smallville}}''.

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* Happens to Mulder and Scully's superior, AD Walter Skinner Skinner, in ''TheXFiles''. ''Series/TheXFiles''. Except it turns out the woman who's found dead next to him is might be in fact a succubus...
succubus... Or it could have been set up by the conspiracy group.
* Happens to Lex Luthor in an episode of ''{{Smallville}}''.''Series/{{Smallville}}''.
25th Apr '14 5:37:05 AM LongLiveHumour
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* A non-cop example: the entire plot of the BBC1 five-part drama ''CriminalJustice''.

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* A non-cop example: the entire plot of the BBC1 Creator/{{BBC}}1 five-part drama ''CriminalJustice''.''Series/CriminalJustice''.
20th Nov '13 2:12:10 AM TwoGunAngel
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* This kicks off the first ''ComicBook/SinCity'' story, "The Hard Goodbye", which has Marv having the night of his life with a hooker who is murdered in his bed. He is swiftly framed for the murder, setting off a RoaringRampageOfRevenge as he hunts down the ones responsible.

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* This kicks off the first ''ComicBook/SinCity'' story, "The Hard Goodbye", which has Marv having the night of his life with a hooker by the name of Goldie who is murdered in his bed. He is swiftly framed for the murder, setting off a RoaringRampageOfRevenge as he hunts down the ones responsible.
20th Nov '13 2:11:39 AM TwoGunAngel
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* Marv for Goldie's murder in ''ComicBook/SinCity''.

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* This kicks off the first ''ComicBook/SinCity'' story, "The Hard Goodbye", which has Marv having the night of his life with a hooker who is murdered in his bed. He is swiftly framed for Goldie's murder in ''ComicBook/SinCity''.the murder, setting off a RoaringRampageOfRevenge as he hunts down the ones responsible.
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