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4th Feb '17 1:44:55 AM mlsmithca
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* In the film adaptation of ''Literature/TheDayOfTheLocust'', former vaudeville performer Harry Greener sells silver polish door to door partly to give himself an outlet to keep performing vaudeville routines before launching into sales patter. However, he was unsuccessful as a vaudeville performer, and is even less so as a salesman; one woman cuts him off before he can get more than a few sentences into his patter, a man mowing his lawn turns tail and runs as soon as Harry goes from a magic trick to a sales pitch, and another woman simply slams the door on him. By the time he gets to accountant Homer Simpson's house, he is a dishevelled mess.
11th Dec '16 7:52:44 PM 64SuperNintendo
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8th Dec '16 11:27:48 AM Andyroid
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* Of course, the salesman montage in the [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Strong Bad email]] "montage", featuring The Cheat and a Wagon Fulla Pancakes, backed with the snippet of song quoted above.

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* Of course, One of the salesman montage montages in the [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Strong Bad email]] "montage", featuring WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "montage" features The Cheat and a Wagon Fulla Pancakes, backed with the snippet of song quoted above.Pancakes as "down-on-their-luck door-to-door salesmen".


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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheAlvinShow'' opens with a montage of Dave Seville getting turned down by radio stations when he asks them to play the Chipmunks' new song.
21st Aug '16 4:24:08 AM eroock
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* ''The Secret of My Success.'' After a rapid-fire sequence of rejections, Michael J. Fox declares, "Whatever the exception is, I can fix it. I can be older, I can be taller, I can be anything." The interviewer asks, "Can you be a minority woman?"

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* ''The Secret of My Success.'' ''Film/TheSecretOfMySuccess'': After a rapid-fire sequence of rejections, Michael J. Fox declares, "Whatever the exception is, I can fix it. I can be older, I can be taller, I can be anything." The interviewer asks, "Can you be a minority woman?"
6th Jul '16 7:53:03 PM jasonbres
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* In the ''{{Doug}}'' episode "Doug Door-to-Door", Doug faces this when attempting to sell candy for his scouting group.
16th Jun '16 3:52:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* An episode of TheCrampTwins has [[InsufferableGenius Lucien]] accompanying his door-to-door salesman father on a day at work, and loudly mentioning the awful ingredients of the products Mr Cramp is trying to sell, and we get a montage of doors being slammed as he lists all the possible side-effects, ending with Cramp coming home and declaring it his worst day ever. The next day we see [[{{Jerkass}} Wayne]] making sell after sell as he shamelessly lies and makes outrageous promises to persuade people to buy, ending with Cramp coming home and declaring it his best day ever while singing Wayne's praises. [[spoiler: It turns into an OhCrap when Lucien informs him that he failed to notice that Wayne had closed a deal by promising a customer ponies that belong to Cramp's BadBoss's SpoiledBrat daughter]].

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* An episode of TheCrampTwins ''WesternAnimation/TheCrampTwins'' has [[InsufferableGenius Lucien]] accompanying his door-to-door salesman father on a day at work, and loudly mentioning the awful ingredients of the products Mr Cramp is trying to sell, and we get a montage of doors being slammed as he lists all the possible side-effects, ending with Cramp coming home and declaring it his worst day ever. The next day we see [[{{Jerkass}} Wayne]] making sell after sell as he shamelessly lies and makes outrageous promises to persuade people to buy, ending with Cramp coming home and declaring it his best day ever while singing Wayne's praises. [[spoiler: It turns into an OhCrap when Lucien informs him that he failed to notice that Wayne had closed a deal by promising a customer ponies that belong to Cramp's BadBoss's SpoiledBrat daughter]].
11th May '16 2:51:53 PM kyeo
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* In issue 24 of ''ComicBook/JusticeLeagueInternational'', Maxwell Lord throws a party, inviting several superheroes under the pretext of opening a branch of the League to be based in Europe. He tasks Oberon with asking all the prospective candidates a series of personal--and as it turns out, rather invasive--questions. The heroes' reactions grow from incredulous to annoyed to insulted rather [[http://oi31.tinypic.com/24pj7ys.jpg quickly]].
12th Feb '16 3:28:13 PM eroock
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->''You can't do it,\\

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->''You ->''"You can't do it,\\



Ain't it a drag?''

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Ain't it a drag?''drag?"''
13th Oct '15 12:29:04 PM StFan
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* Several story arcs in ''{{Powers}}'' include a montage sequence of people responding to questions about the current case. Unlike most of the examples, these sequences end in a success (i.e. Walker and Pilgrim finally find somebody who has a useful lead).

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* Several story arcs in ''{{Powers}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Powers}}'' include a montage sequence of people responding to questions about the current case. Unlike most of the examples, these sequences end in a success (i.e. Walker and Pilgrim finally find somebody who has a useful lead).
4th Sep '15 4:08:37 PM nombretomado
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* ''AtomicRobo''. In "The Ghost of Station X", a team from Tesladyne is trying to track down an entire house that was covertly shipped in one piece from New York. There are no records remaining (erased by the conspiracy), but they figure someone involved in a move like that must not have forgotten. After a series of increasingly incredulous responses from movers, skycaps, stevedores, pilots and shipping clerks when they ask if they'd helped move a whole house by air freight, one actually says yes.

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* ''AtomicRobo''.''ComicBook/AtomicRobo''. In "The Ghost of Station X", a team from Tesladyne is trying to track down an entire house that was covertly shipped in one piece from New York. There are no records remaining (erased by the conspiracy), but they figure someone involved in a move like that must not have forgotten. After a series of increasingly incredulous responses from movers, skycaps, stevedores, pilots and shipping clerks when they ask if they'd helped move a whole house by air freight, one actually says yes.
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