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2nd May '18 9:19:11 PM nombretomado
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[[IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] ChewingTheScenery. Necessarily.

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[[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] ChewingTheScenery. Necessarily.
8th Nov '17 8:50:08 AM cynicalcylon
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[[caption-width-right:350:Hot and ready to eat.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Hot and ready to eat.[[caption-width-right:350:Always Hot. Always Fresh.]]
15th Sep '17 4:19:10 PM Gouken20xx
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''/''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' crossover, a giant version of Homer is rampaging around New New York City. The heroes manage to distract it with an image of Marge holding a steak broadcasted on that giant TV screen.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''/''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' crossover, a giant version of Homer is rampaging around New New York City. The heroes manage to distract it with an image of Marge holding a steak broadcasted on [[RunningGag that giant TV screen.]]
8th Mar '17 3:14:05 AM BoukenDutch
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** In an early strip, he leapt at a sign on a fish stand that was shaped like a fish, and somehow reduced it to a large fishbone.
** In another, he mistakes a hot dog truck for a giant hot dog. He feels rather silly when it proves inedible, but then decides to have "desert" by doing the same thing to an ice cream truck.

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** In an early strip, [[https://garfield.com/comic/1979/11/10 this strip]], he leapt at a sign on a fish stand that was shaped like a fish, and somehow reduced it to a large fishbone.
** [[https://garfield.com/comic/1985/08/18 In another, another]], he mistakes a hot dog truck for a giant hot dog. He feels rather silly when it proves inedible, but then decides to have "desert" by doing the same thing to an ice cream truck.
4th Jul '16 5:07:43 AM N8han11
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* In the first issue of the Bongo [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simsons comic]], Homer grows to giant size due to Mr. Burns' experiment; he eventually eats a donut store's giant donut sign.

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* In the first issue of the Bongo [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simsons [[ComicBook/TheSimpsons Simpsons comic]], Homer grows to giant size due to Mr. Burns' experiment; he eventually eats a donut store's giant donut sign.
3rd Jun '16 7:36:33 AM LadyJaneGrey
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The [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever 50-Foot Whatever]] is rampaging across town, bringing death and destruction. Suddenly, it sees a billboard, or an advertisement, or a plastic decoration that depicts some kind of food. Without second thought, the monster picks it up and proceeds to eat it, thinking it is [[TheTreacheryOfImages actual food]]. For an added bonus, the sign ''will'' effectively be actual food. Too many cartoons to mention have had coffee shops with a giant mug and donut on the top, only to have a nearby giant dunk the donut in the mug with a brown splash.

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The [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever 50-Foot Whatever]] is rampaging across town, bringing death and destruction. Suddenly, it sees a billboard, or an advertisement, or a plastic decoration that depicts some kind of food. Without second thought, the monster picks it up and proceeds to eat it, thinking it is [[TheTreacheryOfImages actual food]]. For an added bonus, the sign ''will'' effectively [[GiantFood be actual food. food.]] Too many cartoons to mention have had coffee shops with a giant mug and donut on the top, only to have a nearby giant dunk the donut in the mug with a brown splash.




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* In the first issue of the Bongo [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simsons comic]], Homer grows to giant size due to Mr. Burns' experiment; he eventually eats a donut store's giant donut sign.
* ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}
** In an early strip, he leapt at a sign on a fish stand that was shaped like a fish, and somehow reduced it to a large fishbone.
** In another, he mistakes a hot dog truck for a giant hot dog. He feels rather silly when it proves inedible, but then decides to have "desert" by doing the same thing to an ice cream truck.



* A famous episode of ''Series/LeaveItToBeaver'' has Whitey dare Beaver to climb up into a 3-D soup billboard to see if there was actual soup in the bowl.
** The scene was later duplicated in TheFilmOfTheSeries.

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* A famous episode of ''Series/LeaveItToBeaver'' has Whitey dare Beaver to climb up into a 3-D soup billboard to see if there was actual soup in the bowl.
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bowl. (The scene was later duplicated in TheFilmOfTheSeries.)



* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' where Zoidberg's people invade and conquer Earth, the invaders end up building a gigantic walking crab-shaped robot/palace. To demonstrate its power, the robot first goes and destroys the hat-shaped billboard for Acme Collapsible Hats, by collapsing it. Then it destroys the Acme Accordion sign by squeezing it together. Then it tries to break the Acme Unbreakable Comb billboard. It tries again. It tries a third time. Then it finally just pushes the sign over and moves on.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''
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In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' where Zoidberg's people invade and conquer Earth, the invaders end up building a gigantic walking crab-shaped robot/palace. To demonstrate its power, the robot first goes and destroys the hat-shaped billboard for Acme Collapsible Hats, by collapsing it. Then it destroys the Acme Accordion sign by squeezing it together. Then it tries to break the Acme Unbreakable Comb billboard. It tries again. It tries a third time. Then it finally just pushes the sign over and moves on.
21st Dec '15 11:42:18 AM eroock
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[[quoteright:350:[[WesternAnimation/KimPossible http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Billboard-needs-salt_9458.jpg]]]]

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17th Dec '15 10:24:44 PM Sharlee
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* One episode of ''Series/CSINewYork'' featured a model who'd been murdered while posing in a giant martini glass, which was actually a custom swimming pool for an all-night billboard party promoted by a wine company.
24th Jul '15 5:44:25 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''{{WesternAnimation/Shrek}} 2'', the giant gingerbread man stops to drink coffee from the cup at the top of a [[BlandNameProduct Farbucks]] coffee shop. The customers inside the shop run away screaming in terror... across the street, into ''another'' Farbucks. But, to Mongo's irritation, there is no coffee in the giant cup.

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* In ''{{WesternAnimation/Shrek}} 2'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek 2}}'', the giant gingerbread man stops to drink coffee from the cup at the top of a [[BlandNameProduct Farbucks]] coffee shop. The customers inside the shop run away screaming in terror... across the street, into ''another'' Farbucks. But, to Mongo's irritation, there is no coffee in the giant cup.



* ''TheMuppetMovie'' had a gag with a custard pie billboard containing an actual giant pie. When the heroes' car accidentally crashes into it, the pie goes flying into the windshield of pursuing villain Doc Hopper's car. As he rants over the failure of his latest attempt to catch Kermit, his driver and MinionWithAnFInEvil Max enjoys a taste of pie.

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* ''TheMuppetMovie'' ''Film/TheMuppetMovie'' had a gag with a custard pie billboard containing an actual giant pie. When the heroes' car accidentally crashes into it, the pie goes flying into the windshield of pursuing villain Doc Hopper's car. As he rants over the failure of his latest attempt to catch Kermit, his driver and MinionWithAnFInEvil Max enjoys a taste of pie.
28th Apr '15 7:57:07 PM KingLyger
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