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18th Nov '17 6:17:11 PM OptimalKahada
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** In ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'', you can find and follow treasure maps. They don't lead to money but rather upgrades for [[CoolBoat the Jackdaw]].
** ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue'' also uses the trope in the exact same manner.

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** In ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'', you can find and follow treasure maps. They don't lead to money Some just have money, but rather others contain schematics for elite upgrades for [[CoolBoat the Jackdaw]].
Jackdaw]].
** ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue'' also uses the trope in the exact same manner.manner, but they only give you keys to a cage containing a set of 12th Century Templar armor.
6th Nov '17 7:29:38 PM erforce
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* Averted in the ''{{Tintin}}'' two part story, "Recap/TintinTheSecretOfTheUnicorn" and "Recap/TintinRedRackhamsTreasure" in the necessary information is not a map, but three papers that when held together reveal the coordinates of the sunken ship's location. Even then, Tintin had to reckon with Capt's Haddock using the Paris Meridian and not the Prime Meridian for his starting point and even then the whole message on the papers really meant that the treasure was [[spoiler:actually hidden in Marlinspike Hall]]. At one point they misunderstand the map, thinking the treasure is buried on the Island, then after digging realize that Sir Francis wouldn't have left the treasure on the island and never come back for it.
* Common in {{ComicBook/Bamse}}'s adventures.
* The "Kitchen Irish" arc of ''ThePunisherMAX'' revolves around a modern version of this trope. An evil elderly irish gangster had willed three map coordinates that would lead to his hidden money somewhere in New York, and given each to a different gang leader, knowing that they all hated both him and eachother and would tear eachother apart trying to get the others coordinates after he died. [[spoiler: On the off-chance that they ever decided to put the hostilities on hold and find the treasure together (which they do at the climax of the story), it turns out the treasure wasnt even real, it was just a bomb with the word CUNTS! carved into the C4 attached to it.]]

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* Averted in the ''{{Tintin}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Tintin}}'' two part story, "Recap/TintinTheSecretOfTheUnicorn" and "Recap/TintinRedRackhamsTreasure" in the necessary information is not a map, but three papers that when held together reveal the coordinates of the sunken ship's location. Even then, Tintin had to reckon with Capt's Haddock using the Paris Meridian and not the Prime Meridian for his starting point and even then the whole message on the papers really meant that the treasure was [[spoiler:actually hidden in Marlinspike Hall]]. At one point they misunderstand the map, thinking the treasure is buried on the Island, then after digging realize that Sir Francis wouldn't have left the treasure on the island and never come back for it.
* %%* Common in {{ComicBook/Bamse}}'s adventures.
* The "Kitchen Irish" arc of ''ThePunisherMAX'' ''ComicBook/ThePunisherMAX'' revolves around a modern version of this trope. An evil elderly irish gangster had willed three map coordinates that would lead to his hidden money somewhere in New York, and given each to a different gang leader, knowing that they all hated both him and eachother and would tear eachother apart trying to get the others coordinates after he died. [[spoiler: On the off-chance that they ever decided to put the hostilities on hold and find the treasure together (which they do at the climax of the story), it turns out the treasure wasnt even real, it was just a bomb with the word CUNTS! carved into the C4 attached to it.]]



* ''Film/RomancingTheStone'' plays this one straight.

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* ''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'' features a map to Hamunaptra, although it's destroyed accidentally-on-purpose by the curator (secretly a [[AncientTradition Medjai]]) and Jonathan and Evy have to rely on Rick's knowledge of where Hamunaptra is.
* In ''Film/TheMummyReturns'', the map is in the form of a hologram projected by the Bracelet of Anubis, showing the way to Ahm Shere.

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* ''Film/TheMummyTrilogy''
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''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'' features a map to Hamunaptra, although it's destroyed accidentally-on-purpose by the curator (secretly a [[AncientTradition Medjai]]) and Jonathan and Evy have to rely on Rick's knowledge of where Hamunaptra is.
* ** In ''Film/TheMummyReturns'', the map is in the form of a hologram projected by the Bracelet of Anubis, showing the way to Ahm Shere.



* ''PirateMaster'' did a game show version of this.
* ''Series/{{Treasure Hunt|UK}}''.

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* In ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'', you can find and follow treasure maps. They don't lead to money but rather upgrades for [[CoolBoat the Jackdaw]]. ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue'' also uses the trope in the exact same manner.

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* ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed''
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In ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'', you can find and follow treasure maps. They don't lead to money but rather upgrades for [[CoolBoat the Jackdaw]]. ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue''
**''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue''
also uses the trope in the exact same manner.
3rd Nov '17 9:53:53 PM foxley
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* In ''Film/AnneOfTheIndies'', Pierre has a half of a treasure map showing the location of Henry Morgan's treasure. [[spoiler:It is a fake and part of a plan to lure Anne and the Sheba Queen into a trap]].
12th Oct '17 10:45:37 AM Ccook1956
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** Two theatrical Popeye cartoons also dealt with following a map to a treasure, which Bluto covets.
* ''Popeye's Treasure Hunt'' and its all-star Hanna-Barbera redeux ''WesternAnimation/YogisTreasureHunt'' used no map as such. Just clues leading to a treasure (some of worth, some not).
12th Oct '17 1:16:53 AM Ccook1956
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheHairBearBunch'' episode "Gobs Of Gobaloons" has the bears finding the map to a hidden treasure. The problem: it's buried under zookeeper Peevly's office.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheHairBearBunch'' episode "Gobs Of Gobaloons" has the bears finding the map to a hidden treasure. The problem: it's buried under zookeeper Peevly's office. The bears find it, but a coin specialist tells them the treasure was stolen from the country of Ptomania with imprisonment to anyone who tries to take it for themselves.
-->'''Hair Bear:''' Look, even if we go to Ptomania we're broke.
10th Oct '17 5:11:09 AM Ccook1956
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* Franchise/{{Popeye}} has a treasure map hidden somewhere in his house in an Al Brodax-produced episode, so the Sea Hag employs a circus midget to impersonate Swee'Pea and search for the map while she kidnaps the real Swee'Pea. Presumably successful, the midget and Sea Hag take off for the treasure (giving back Swee'Pea) while Popeye was hip to the plot all along. The map the Sea Hag has is a bogus map while the real map was used as Swee'Pea's diaper.
10th Oct '17 5:04:22 AM Ccook1956
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* A continuous bumper segment of ''WesternAnimation/TheBeatles'' has George and John following a treasure map which eventually leads them to what they think is a giant pearl atop a tree. It turns out to be a goose egg.

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* A continuous bumper segment of ''WesternAnimation/TheBeatles'' has George and John Ringo following a treasure map which eventually leads them to what they think is a giant pearl atop a tree. It turns out to be a goose egg.


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* ''WesternAnimation/TheRuffAndReddyShow'': "The Treasure Of Skipper Kipper" story arc has villains Captain Greedy and Salt Water Daffy holding the titular sailor and his parrot hostage in exchange for a treasure's whereabouts. Ruff and Reddy help Skipper Kipper elude the two villains, and he shows our heroes the map where the treasure is located--it's drawn on top of his head.
8th Oct '17 2:45:52 AM PaulA
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* Played with in ''The Ghost in the Noonday Sun'' by Creator/SidFleischman, which revolves around the search for a legendary pirate captain's treasure. His old crew know what island it's on but not where exactly it's buried -- there was a map, but it mysteriously disappeared after the first mate killed him for it. The map never does reappear, but the protagonist figures out what happened to it, which gives him to clue to where the treasure was buried.
27th Sep '17 4:42:58 PM eroock
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** In an episode, Bart and Grandpa ''do'' find the treasure, and it's ''not'' worthless, but it's immediately seized by the US State Department for return to its original owners.

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** In an episode, Bart and Grandpa ''do'' find the treasure, and it's ''not'' worthless, but it's [[EasyComeEasyGo immediately seized seized]] by the US State Department for return to its original owners.
27th Sep '17 4:20:54 PM eroock
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* Before anyone can venture into the Film/CutthroatIsland, three pieces that construct its map must be found first.

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* Before anyone can venture into the Film/CutthroatIsland, ''Film/CutthroatIsland'', three pieces that construct its map must be found first.
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