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17th Oct '17 9:56:40 AM lillolillo
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* In ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' story ''Fanfic/SupermanOf2499TheGreatConfrontation'', Alan Kent and his uncle George argue after Alan's appointment. During the argument, Alan's uncle smiles... creepily.
-->His uncle George, by contrast, was smiling. Uncle George. Good old George... who was always smiling. The quintessence of a reasonable man; forever pointing out the obvious. Good old Uncle George...\\
Whose bright smiles never quite seemed to reach the icy depths of his startling blue eyes.
2nd Sep '17 4:08:11 PM iAFXI
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Here is a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fq2jVN2rbXU compilation]] with a lot of examples.
9th Aug '17 10:21:17 AM StarTropes
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** The stress of the Dominion War has a negative effect on Bashir's "boyish smile".
---> '''Garak:''' Not so boyish anymore.
7th Jul '17 9:10:57 AM WillBGood
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* In [[WesternAnimaion/The7D The 7D]] episode "Oh Happy Grumpy", Grumpy is [[spoiler: not really]] cursed by a [[spoiler: woman pretending to be a]] witch so he can't get angry or be turned into melted cheese. After being sung a song by Happy, Grumpy puts on a facade of happiness, [[https://i.ytimg.com/vi/q4iA4WymXCk/hqdefault.jpg sporting a grin that not only creeps out the other 7D, but is so huge that it takes up the bulk of his face.]]

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* In [[WesternAnimaion/The7D The 7D]] episode "Oh Happy Grumpy", Grumpy is [[spoiler: not really]] cursed by a [[spoiler: woman pretending to be a]] witch so he can't get angry or be turned into melted cheese. After being sung a song by Happy, Grumpy puts on a facade of happiness, [[https://i.ytimg.com/vi/q4iA4WymXCk/hqdefault.jpg [[https://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/the7d/images/a/a6/S2e01a_very_wide_grumpy_smile.png/revision/latest?cb=20160215214658 sporting a grin that not only creeps out the other 7D, but is so huge that it takes up the bulk of his face.]]
4th Jul '17 7:19:46 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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[[caption-width-right:350: ''"We're here to see Koothrappali, not '''''[[TheJoker kill Batman]]'''''."'']]

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[[caption-width-right:350: ''"We're here to see Koothrappali, not '''''[[TheJoker '''''[[ComicBook/TheJoker kill Batman]]'''''."'']]
1st Jul '17 3:41:34 PM jccw227
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* On ''Series/TheDickVanDykeShow'', Rob is at work trying to figure out why his wife, Laura, seems so upset (occasionally prone to crying fits). Sally and Buddy suggest that maybe she's jealous of someone. Rob dismisses the idea, saying that when she's jealous, she "smiles". They don't understand what he's talking about until he demonstrates by squinting his eyes and showing a lot of teeth.
26th Jun '17 11:40:19 PM JoeMerl
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* Gustave, the antagonist of ''Film/{{Hugo}}.'' One suspects that he's out of practice.
-->'''Madame Emile:''' Come on, give me your best smile.
-->'''Gustave:''' ''(opens mouth a little)''
-->'''Madame Emile:''' ''({{Beat}})'' Your ''best'' smile.
26th Jun '17 12:28:21 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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This trope is always played for laughs. And no, no amount of {{Genre Savv|y}}iness will protect you from it. Not to be confused with StepfordSmiler, though they can overlap. May be the result of FingerForcedSmile. Compare SlasherSmile, for when the smile goes from merely creepy to horrific. See also TechnicallyASmile. Contrast WhenSheSmiles, where a smile is especially nice for a character.

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This trope is always played for laughs. And no, no amount of {{Genre Savv|y}}iness will protect you from it. Not to be confused with StepfordSmiler, though they can overlap. May be the result of FingerForcedSmile. Compare SlasherSmile, for when the smile goes from merely creepy to horrific. See also TechnicallyASmile. Contrast WhenSheSmiles, where a smile is especially nice for a character.
12th Jun '17 4:21:51 AM jmparker78
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* ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'' has Dr. Phlox, who most of the time smiles normally...unless he's ''really'' pleased, or trying too hard to be friendly. Then he moves well past UncannyValley and straight into NightmareFuel. Think [[Music/{{Soundgarden}} ''Black Hole Sun'']].
8th Jun '17 5:14:33 PM intastiel
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** Hannelore has NoSocialSkills and runs into this when she [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1399 tries to smile pleasantly]], then [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1401 tries to figure out where she went wrong]]. The lesson is not learned, since the Un-Smile [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1585 returns]] in a form that the artist shuddered to draw.

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** Hannelore has NoSocialSkills and runs into this when she [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1399 tries to smile pleasantly]], then [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1401 tries to figure out where she went wrong]].realizes her mistake]]. The lesson is not learned, since the Un-Smile [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1585 returns]] in a form that the artist shuddered to draw.



* [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2003-01-28 This]], and [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2003-01-31 this]] ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' comic.

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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', the normally {{aloof|DarkHairedGirl}} Susan pulls a [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2003-01-28 This]], and truly]] [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2003-01-31 this]] ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' comic.disturbing]] one, complete with [[OpenTheIris impossibly dilated pupils]], to scare away a cat.
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