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25th Sep '17 10:17:16 AM Premonition45
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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' has an episode in which they find Scotty preserved in a transporter beam for over seventy years. As the events of the episode wear down on Scotty, he takes a private moment alone in a holodeck simulation of the original ''Enterprise'', where he toasts to his now-gone comrades.

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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' has an episode in which they find ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': In "Relics", the ''Enterprise'' crew finds Scotty preserved in a transporter beam for over seventy years. As the events of the episode wear down on Scotty, he takes a private moment alone in a holodeck simulation of the original ''Enterprise'', where he toasts to his now-gone comrades.
14th Jun '17 5:01:22 PM jtierney50
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14th Jun '17 5:00:56 PM jtierney50
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** The beginning of the finale, "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story" is this for [[spoiler:Hamilton]], as Jefferson and Madison list his accomplishments. It quickly expands into the other fallen members of the cast as Eliza tells how she plans to honor Hamilton's legacy: recording the stories of revolutionary soldiers (upon which Laurens and Mulligan reappear), she commissions the Washington monument to honor George Washington (who is also dead by this point), she fights for abolition (carrying on the work of Hamilton and Laurens), and she founds an orphanage for orphans like Hamilton himself.
14th Jun '17 4:54:17 PM jtierney50
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** And then the DarkReprise of "The Story of Tonight", "Tomorrow There'll Be More Of Us", is [[spoiler:John Laurens]] doing this to himself as the Hamiltons read the letter containing the news of his death.
12th May '17 6:22:29 PM jtierney50
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* The song "Alabanza" for [[spoiler:Abuela Claudia]] in ''Theatre/InTheHeights''. Just after Kevin begins spreading the news that she has passed, Usnavi, still reeling, delivers the coroner's report and an impromptu eulogy to the others in the barrio. They then join in raising her memory to God (because, as Usnavi points out, alabanza, her favorite word, means "to raise this thing to God's face"). It's very much a TearJerker moment.
19th Apr '17 10:48:57 AM TimeLordVictorious
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* [[Music/WishYouWereHere "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" and "Wish You Were Here"]] are all about Creator/SydBarrett's absence and departure from Music/PinkFloyd, and how they miss him.
2nd Feb '17 10:09:51 PM Mdumas43073
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** In another episode, Potter believes his pet mare Sophie has run away for good. He pours a drink for Radar and himself, then offers up the trope-naming toast.
12th Dec '16 3:59:39 PM eowynjedi
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* Occurs in Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Discworld/NightWatch'', where the members of the Revolution gather every year on the twenty-fifth of May to remember their comrades who were killed.

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* Occurs in Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Discworld/NightWatch'', where the members of the Revolution gather every year on the twenty-fifth of May to remember their comrades who were killed. When young Sam asks why old men would cry to hear the cheerful song "All the Little Angels", the older Vimes privately knows that it's because they remember who they ''aren't'' singing it with.
10th Dec '16 6:29:33 PM nombretomado
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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's "Literature/BeyondTheBlackRiver", ConanTheBarbarian and the sole survivor of the fort discuss the deaths at the end, particularly Valannus and Balthus.

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's "Literature/BeyondTheBlackRiver", ConanTheBarbarian Literature/ConanTheBarbarian and the sole survivor of the fort discuss the deaths at the end, particularly Valannus and Balthus.
19th Oct '16 7:55:45 AM LiamXDin
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*** Another version has his wife decide for him that he will quit drinking: but she neglects to tell his brother's to quit drinking as well.
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