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15th Feb '17 6:34:05 PM TheGoodnight
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* On ''Series/NightCourt'', the cast believe sleazy prosecutor Dan Fielding is dead, and Harry is called on to deliver the eulogy. The best he can come up with is "Dan was a mammal." In another episode, Harry tells a highly sophisticated AI to find reasons to save the life of its suicidal inventor (it makes as much sense in context as Night Court ever does), and it proposes "You are an efficient converter of oxygen to carbon dioxide."
7th Sep '16 9:31:25 PM Premonition45
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* ''WesternAnimations/TheSimpsons'':

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* ''WesternAnimations/TheSimpsons'':''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
5th Sep '16 3:19:35 PM Premonition45
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-->'''Comic Book Guy:''' Of the four ''Star'' franchise, ''[[Franchise/StarWars Wars]]'', ''[[Franchise/StarTrek Trek]]'', ''[[Franchise/{{Stargate}} -gate]]'', and ''[[Series/StarSearch Search]]'', "-gate" is easily my third favorite.

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-->'''Comic Book Guy:''' Of the four ''Star'' franchise, "Star" franchises, ''[[Franchise/StarWars Wars]]'', ''[[Franchise/StarTrek Trek]]'', ''[[Franchise/{{Stargate}} -gate]]'', and ''[[Series/StarSearch Search]]'', "-gate" is easily my third favorite.
5th Sep '16 3:18:44 PM Premonition45
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** In "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore", when Comic Book Guy is interviewing Richard Dean Anderson at a ''Series/StargateSG1'' convention:
-->'''Comic Book Guy:''' Of the four ''Star'' franchise, ''[[Franchise/StarWars Wars]]'', ''[[Franchise/StarTrek Trek]]'', ''[[Franchise/{{Stargate}} -gate]]'', and ''[[Series/StarSearch Search]]'', "-gate" is easily my third favorite.
-->'''Richard:''' I get that a lot.
18th Aug '16 7:40:46 PM PaulA
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* In ''[[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Komarr]],'' Miles goes to inspect a crop of terraforming lichen. Miles is not a biologist. Upon viewing them, he comes to the highly technical and informed conclusion that they sure are lots and lots of squishy green plants. Lots. Squishy. Green. Then he wrestles with the temptation to compose a report exclusively in that style.

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* In ''[[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Komarr]],'' ''Literature/{{Komarr}}'', Miles goes to inspect a crop of terraforming lichen. Miles is not a biologist. Upon viewing them, he comes to the highly technical and informed conclusion that they sure are lots and lots of squishy green plants. Lots. Squishy. Green. Then he wrestles with the temptation to compose a report exclusively in that style.
18th Aug '16 2:52:32 PM DaibhidC
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''"He's one of those footballers whose brains are in his head."''

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''"He's one of those footballers whose brains are in his head."''"''[[note]]Not ''quite'' as daft as it sounds, since "instinctive" players are sometimes described as having their brains in their feet[[/note]]
31st Jan '16 8:39:08 AM nombretomado
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* Similar to Creator/{{Seanbaby}}'s ''SuperFriends'' observations, in "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfvR4hl-Gzw&NR=1 Whiners Can Be Losers]]" Luthor noted "Cheetah, you have razor-sharp claws! Brainiac, your mind games are deadly! Scarecrow, you're...YOU'RE MADE OF STRAW!!"

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* Similar to Creator/{{Seanbaby}}'s ''SuperFriends'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Superfriends}}'' observations, in "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfvR4hl-Gzw&NR=1 Whiners Can Be Losers]]" Luthor noted "Cheetah, you have razor-sharp claws! Brainiac, your mind games are deadly! Scarecrow, you're...YOU'RE MADE OF STRAW!!"
4th Jan '16 3:10:12 PM StFan
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* ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'': The Custodes, after hearing the Emperor praises the Sisters of Battle.
-->'''The Custodes:''' Ye-heheheah!... euh... Sensible and rational, yes, those are... (''beat'') Words.
3rd Jan '16 6:59:07 PM Prfnoff
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* In ''Literature/DaveBarrySleptHere'', the highlights of UsefulNotes/MillardFillmore's presidency are, in full:
-->1. The Earth did not crash into the Sun.
1st Jan '16 3:57:36 AM StFan
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[[folder:Film]][[folder:Comic Strips]]
* In a ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' [[http://www.garfield.com/comics/vault.html?yr=2000&addr=001012 strip]], Jon says: "Odie, you're such a good boy! And Garfield, you're such a... such a... cat."
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* From Creator/RogerEbert: "Magoo drives a red Studebaker convertible in ''Film/MrMagoo'', a fact I report because I love Studebakers and his was the only thing I liked in the film. It has a prescription windshield."



--> "Maybe once in a lifetime, there comes a book with such extraordinary characters, thrilling plot twists, and uncanny insight, that it comes to embody its time. ATLANTA NIGHTS is a book."

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--> "Maybe -->''Maybe once in a lifetime, there comes a book with such extraordinary characters, thrilling plot twists, and uncanny insight, that it comes to embody its time. ATLANTA NIGHTS is a book."''



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* On ''Series/MuppetsTonight'', the host would always open with a self-deprecating comment about the show. In one episode, he said, "Muppets Tonight: the show critics everywhere are calling... Muppets Tonight."



* In a ''Series/ThirtyRock'' episode, Liz walks into the writers' room and ecstatically declares, "Hey, did you see our shout-out in ''Variety''? They called us a comedy show!"

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* ''Series/ThirtyRock'':
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In a ''Series/ThirtyRock'' an episode, Liz walks into the writers' room and ecstatically declares, "Hey, did you see our shout-out in ''Variety''? They called us a comedy show!"



--> '''Liz''': I framed that article.

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--> '''Liz''': --->'''Liz:''' I framed that article.



--> '''Willow''': Have a ''great'' summer. See, I cared.

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--> '''Willow''': -->'''Willow:''' Have a ''great'' summer. See, I cared.



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* Calibretto 13's (unreleased) third album: ''Making the World a Place''.
* [[http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2011/04/21/135568766/everything-you-know-about-this-band-is-wrong#release This press release]]: "Critics unilaterally concur: Delicate Steve is a band who creates music."
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-->'''Jeremy''': Well I have seen a lot of movies in my day, and this is certainly one of them.
-->'''Reiner''': I really appreciated how the film... managed to fill my entire TV screen. It worked in my DVD player.
-->'''Jeremy''': Yes, it worked in mine, too. I really liked that about the movie. I also liked that it didn't steal my lunch money or abduct my cat.

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-->'''Jeremy''': -->'''Jeremy:''' Well I have seen a lot of movies in my day, and this is certainly one of them.
-->'''Reiner''':
them.\\
'''Reiner:'''
I really appreciated how the film... managed to fill my entire TV screen. It worked in my DVD player.
-->'''Jeremy''':
player.\\
'''Jeremy:'''
Yes, it worked in mine, too. I really liked that about the movie. I also liked that it didn't steal my lunch money or abduct my cat.



[[folder:Music]]
* Calibretto 13's (unreleased) third album: ''Making the World a Place''.
* [[http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2011/04/21/135568766/everything-you-know-about-this-band-is-wrong#release This press release]]: "Critics unilaterally concur: Delicate Steve is a band who creates music."

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[[folder:Music]]
[[folder:Puppet Shows]]
* Calibretto 13's (unreleased) third album: ''Making On ''Series/MuppetsTonight'', the World host would always open with a Place''.
* [[http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2011/04/21/135568766/everything-you-know-about-this-band-is-wrong#release This press release]]: "Critics unilaterally concur: Delicate Steve is a band who creates music.
self-deprecating comment about the show. In one episode, he said, "Muppets Tonight: the show critics everywhere are calling... Muppets Tonight."



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* In a ''{{ComicStrip/Garfield}}'' [[http://www.garfield.com/comics/vault.html?yr=2000&addr=001012 strip]], Jon says: "Odie, you're such a good boy! And Garfield, you're such a... such a... cat."
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[[folder:Sports]]
* UK publication ''Magazine/PrivateEye'' has a regular feature called ''Colemanballs'' which chronicle notable gaffes from sports commentators, some of which fall under this trope (due to their low brain-to-mouth reaction time). A few examples:
-->''"Both sides have scored a couple of goals, and both sides have conceded a couple of goals."''\\
''"It's now 1-1, an exact reversal of the score on Saturday."''\\
''"He's one of those footballers whose brains are in his head."''
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* One popular closing joke on the [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Jungle Cruise]] is: "Of all the crews I have ever had while working the Jungle Cruise, you have been, by far, the most... recent."
** Similarly, "Of all the crews I have ever had while working the Jungle Cruise, you are definitely one of them."

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* One popular closing joke on the [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Jungle Cruise]] is: "Of all the crews I have ever had while working the Jungle Cruise, you have been, by far, the most... recent."
**
" Similarly, "Of all the crews I have ever had while working the Jungle Cruise, you are definitely one of them."



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* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'':
** The Strong Bad Email "[[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail80.html stunt double]]" has a variation. The stunts in question are most certainly ''not'' done by him.
--->'''Strong Bad:''' Wow, watching that gives me goosebumps every time, man. I mean, the stunts I do are so... done by me.
** And the title ''Dangeresque 2: This time it's not Dangeresque 1''. Critics agree, it "sure was a movie."
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* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner:'' The Strong Bad Email "[[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail80.html stunt double]]" has a variation. The stunts in question are most certainly ''not'' done by him.
-->'''Strong Bad:''' Wow, watching that gives me goosebumps every time, man. I mean, the stunts I do are so... done by me.
** And the title ''Dangeresque 2: This time it's not Dangeresque 1''. Critics agree, it "sure was a movie."



* In WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick's review of ''{{Film/Showgirls}},'' she has the NC-17 scenes acted out fully-clothed by her "crack team of...humans."

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* In WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick's WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick:
** In the
review of ''{{Film/Showgirls}},'' ''Film/{{Showgirls}},'' she has the NC-17 scenes acted out fully-clothed by her "crack team of...of... humans."



-->'''Chick:''' Uh...is there anything we can say about this {{Love Interest|s}}?
-->'''Oancitizen:''' She exi--
-->'''Chick:''' ''Other'' than the fact that she exists?
-->'''Oancitizen:''' ({{Beat}}) She has a nice place.

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-->'''Chick:''' Uh...--->'''Chick:''' Uh... is there anything we can say about this {{Love Interest|s}}?
-->'''Oancitizen:'''
Interest|s}}?\\
'''Oancitizen:'''
She exi--
-->'''Chick:'''
exi--\\
'''Chick:'''
''Other'' than the fact that she exists?
-->'''Oancitizen:''' ({{Beat}})
exists?\\
'''Oancitizen:''' (''{{beat}}'')
She has a nice place.



-->'''Dr. Winston O'Boogie:''' Well, of all the scenes in this movie, I can definitely say that was one of them.

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-->'''Dr.--->'''Dr. Winston O'Boogie:''' Well, of all the scenes in this movie, I can definitely say that was one of them.



-->'''Homer:''' Goodbye, Maggie. Stay as sweet as you are. Goodbye, Lisa. I know you'll make me proud. Goodbye, Bart. (''{{Beat}}'') I like your sheets.

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-->'''Homer:''' Goodbye, Maggie. Stay as sweet as you are. Goodbye, Lisa. I know you'll make me proud. Goodbye, Bart. (''{{Beat}}'') (''{{beat}}'') I like your sheets.



** In "Suited For Success," after Rarity shows the others the dresses she designed for them:
-->'''Twilight''': Wow, they're...\\
'''Rainbow Dash''': Yeah, they're...\\
'''Applejack''': They sure are, uh, something.\\
'''Twilight Sparkle''': Yes! Something!\\
'''Pinkie Pie''': I love something! Something is my favorite!

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** In "Suited For for Success," after Rarity shows the others the dresses she designed for them:
-->'''Twilight''': --->'''Twilight:''' Wow, they're...\\
'''Rainbow Dash''': Dash:''' Yeah, they're...\\
'''Applejack''': '''Applejack:''' They sure are, uh, something.\\
'''Twilight Sparkle''': Sparkle:''' Yes! Something!\\
'''Pinkie Pie''': Pie:''' I love something! Something is my favorite!



** In "Read it and Weep", Rarity says the hospital gowns…"match the curtains"
** In "Hearts and Hooves Day", the best compliment that Cheerilee can come up with for the Cutie Mark Crusaders' card is "it's so…big!"

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** In "Read it and Weep", Rarity says the hospital gowns…"match gowns... "match the curtains"
** In "Hearts and Hooves Day", the best compliment that Cheerilee can come up with for the Cutie Mark Crusaders' card is "it's so…big!"so... big!"



* ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead'': Van Driesen is holding a mock graduation to boost the student's self esteem. When Butt-head comes up to gets his, he tells him "Butt-head, you have many...qualities." With Beavis he just says "Here's your diploma."
%%-->'''Butt-head''': I don't like stuff that sucks.
* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}},'' the title character shows her parents her school picture, which depicts her looking as dour and unsmiling as usual. Her father comments "Wow, that's...sharp focus!"

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* ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead'': Van Driesen is holding a mock graduation to boost the student's self esteem. When Butt-head comes up to gets his, he tells him "Butt-head, you have many... qualities." With Beavis he just says "Here's your diploma."
%%-->'''Butt-head''': I don't like stuff that sucks.
* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}},'' the ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'':
** The
title character shows her parents her school picture, which depicts her looking as dour and unsmiling as usual. Her father comments "Wow, that's... sharp focus!"



-->''The Olympian efforts of these two great athletes made Super Bowl XXX the most exciting game in decades. Kevin...saw the game.''

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-->''The --->''The Olympian efforts of these two great athletes made Super Bowl XXX the most exciting game in decades. Kevin... saw the game.''



* On ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama,'' [[{{Geek}} Beth]] has to come up with a haiku that highlights one of [[AlphaBitch Heather's]] positive attributes. The first line is "[[DamnedByFaintPraise Heather has ten toes]]."
* From ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow:'' "Well, that was...food."

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* On ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama,'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'', [[{{Geek}} Beth]] has to come up with a haiku that highlights one of [[AlphaBitch Heather's]] positive attributes. The first line is "[[DamnedByFaintPraise Heather has ten toes]]."
* From ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow:'' "Well, that was... food."



* UK publication ''Magazine/PrivateEye'' has a regular feature called ''Colemanballs'' which chronicle notable gaffes from sports commentators, some of which fall under this trope (due to their low brain-to-mouth reaction time). A few examples:
-->''"Both sides have scored a couple of goals, and both sides have conceded a couple of goals."''\\
''"It's now 1-1, an exact reversal of the score on Saturday."''\\
''"He's one of those footballers whose brains are in his head."''



* From Creator/RogerEbert: "Magoo drives a red Studebaker convertible in ''Film/MrMagoo,'' a fact I report because I love Studebakers and his was the only thing I liked in the film. It has a prescription windshield."
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