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30th Apr '17 11:21:50 AM nombretomado
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* ''TheTonightShow'': One magician was doing tricks disguised as a supermarket cashier. One of his tricks was to declare someone the millionth customer, then take down a large box with the prize. The box would contain exactly what the customer was purchasing.
* A ''LaverneAndShirley'' episode has Laverne becoming a supermarket's one millionth customer and winning a free shopping spree.

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* ''TheTonightShow'': ''Series/TheTonightShow'': One magician was doing tricks disguised as a supermarket cashier. One of his tricks was to declare someone the millionth customer, then take down a large box with the prize. The box would contain exactly what the customer was purchasing.
* A ''LaverneAndShirley'' ''Series/LaverneAndShirley'' episode has Laverne becoming a supermarket's one millionth customer and winning a free shopping spree.
10th Apr '17 7:44:11 PM ngh93
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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}'', a customer gets this for giving Mr. Krabs his millionth dollar earned. He gets no prize; he and the others just get thrown out so that Krabs can enjoy the dollar in peace. He does reward his workers, though... with a fishing trip. The guy who gave him the dollar didn't even ''get his food''. Krabs basically stole from him.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}'', a customer gets this for giving Mr. Krabs his millionth dollar earned. He gets no prize; he and the others just get thrown out so that Krabs can enjoy the dollar in peace. He Krabs does reward his workers, though... with a fishing trip. The guy who gave him the dollar didn't even ''get his food''. Krabs basically stole from him.
27th Mar '17 4:15:24 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* In ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "Delta and the Bannermen", it begins with the TARDIS being the umpteenth vehicle to pass through a hyperspace tollbooth; not only is the toll waived, the Doctor and Mel are awarded free places in an alien tour group going to visit 1950s Earth.

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* In The ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "Delta "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS24E3DeltaAndTheBannermen Delta and the Bannermen", it Bannermen]]" begins with the TARDIS being the umpteenth vehicle to pass through a hyperspace tollbooth; not only is the toll waived, the Doctor and Mel are awarded free places in an alien tour group going to visit 1950s Earth.
20th Feb '17 9:55:02 AM Miracle@StOlaf
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* ''Series/TriggerHappyTV'' once set up a "Millionth Customer" extravaganza outside an adult bookstore and surprised one of the unsuspecting chaps leaving the shop. Said customer hauled ass rather quickly after that.

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* ''Series/TriggerHappyTV'' ''Series/TriggerHappyTV'':
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once set up a "Millionth Customer" extravaganza outside an adult bookstore and surprised one of the unsuspecting chaps leaving the shop. Said customer hauled ass rather quickly after that.that.
** Another had them set it up outside a public loo. The woman who emerged had a ''very'' hard time keeping a straight face while graciously accepting her award and congratulatory bottle of bubbly.
19th Jan '17 9:37:54 PM Mdumas43073
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* In ''Larceny, Inc.'', Creator/EdwardGRobinson's character gets rid of a customer at the luggage shop he's using as TheConvenientStoreNextDoor by telling him he's the store's millionth customer and can have the bag he wants for free.
7th Jan '17 6:24:04 AM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Series/OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' episode "The Longest Night", the Trotters are shopping when they're asked to go to the manager's office. They see a sign saying the millionth customer will get a thousand pounds, and assume that's them. Instead, they're accused of shoplifting. And then held hostage along with the manager and store detective by an armed robber. [[spoiler: It eventually transpires that this was all a plot by the manager and detective to take the money, with Del, Rodney and Albert as independent witnesses, but went wrong because the robber's watch (bought from Del) was slow, so he missed the safe's time lock. After everything's been resolved with no harm done as long as the Trotters don't spill the beans, Del suggests to the manager that maybe they ''will'' turn out to be the millionth customers after all...]]
28th Nov '16 3:51:22 PM Morgenthaler
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24th Nov '16 1:22:53 PM eroock
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY7rxg8ezgo This]] clip shows prank done at a Dutch shopping center where they parade the 10,000's shoplifter.
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20th Sep '16 6:38:54 PM nombretomado
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* A RunningGag in ''ArchieComics'' seems to be that Jughead would always be this whether it's a restaurant or a grocery store. Thanks to Juggie being a BigEater, chances are those stores would wind up bankrupt at the end of the day.

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* A RunningGag in ''ArchieComics'' ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' seems to be that Jughead would always be this whether it's a restaurant or a grocery store. Thanks to Juggie being a BigEater, chances are those stores would wind up bankrupt at the end of the day.
21st Aug '16 7:37:39 PM CompletelyNormalGuy
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* The vending machines for Marcus Munitions in the ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' series occasionally play with this. One of the randomly selected statements when you buy from one is, "You're my millionth customer! Don't let it go to your head."
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