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30th Mar '18 1:37:31 PM DaibhidC
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** In the episode ''[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E4BartTheMurderer Bart the Murderer]]'', Marge had noticed a pizza van ("Two Guys From [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FBI_Academy Quantico]] Pizza", with a picture of two MenInBlack carrying a pizza) that had been parked outside the Simpsons's house for days, which a government agency surveillance team was hiding out in. After Marge asks 'How long does it take to deliver a Pizza?' it zooms off to be replaced immediately with a "florist" van. The florist's name: [[FunWithAcronyms Flowers By Irene]].

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** In the episode ''[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E4BartTheMurderer Bart the Murderer]]'', Marge had noticed a pizza van ("Two Guys From [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FBI_Academy Quantico]] Pizza", with a picture of two MenInBlack carrying a pizza) that had been parked outside the Simpsons's house for days, which a government agency surveillance team was hiding out in. After Marge asks 'How long does it take to deliver a Pizza?' it zooms off to be replaced immediately with a "florist" van. The florist's name: [[FunWithAcronyms Flowers By Irene]].
30th Mar '18 1:36:05 PM DaibhidC
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** In the episode ''[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E4BartTheMurderer Bart the Murderer]]'', Marge had noticed a pizza van that had been parked outside the Simpsons's house for days, which a government agency surveillance team was hiding out in. After Marge asks 'How long does it take to deliver a Pizza?' it zooms off to be replaced immediately with a "florist" van. The florist's name: [[FunWithAcronyms Flowers By Irene]].

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** In the episode ''[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E4BartTheMurderer Bart the Murderer]]'', Marge had noticed a pizza van ("Two Guys From [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FBI_Academy Quantico]] Pizza", with a picture of two MenInBlack carrying a pizza) that had been parked outside the Simpsons's house for days, which a government agency surveillance team was hiding out in. After Marge asks 'How long does it take to deliver a Pizza?' it zooms off to be replaced immediately with a "florist" van. The florist's name: [[FunWithAcronyms Flowers By Irene]].
6th Feb '18 2:48:37 PM Landmark520
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* In ''KingOfTheHill'', this is invoked and subverted in "Dale to the Chief". Dale falsely accuses Hank of terrorist conspiracy and reports him to the [=FBI=]. Dale expected the agent to arrive in a Black Suburban but he instead had a green Ford Taurus.
-->'''Dale''': Wow, a black Suburban... the newer models are much smaller and greener.
25th Dec '17 9:45:18 PM JackG
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* In the finale of ''A Most Wanted Man'' (2014), German intelligence has successfully gained evidence that the head of a charity organisation is funneling money to terrorists. They do a NotMyDriver ploy to take him off somewhere quiet where he can be coerced into becoming an informant, only for several black SUV's to ram the car off the road and forceably abduct their target for extraordinary rendition.
29th Aug '17 10:26:05 PM PaulA
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* In ''Series/StrangerThings'', the MenInBlack operate out of white vans, while pretending to be checking the power lines and street lights.

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* In ''Series/StrangerThings'', the MenInBlack TheMenInBlack operate out of white vans, while pretending to be checking the power lines and street lights.
12th Aug '17 4:47:34 AM Arivne
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Superfriends}}''. In the 1973-74 episode "The Balloon People", Dr. Noah Tall and Twisty use a van called the "Snoop Wagon" to spy on the title characters. Bonus points for having an exterior radar dish and extendable telescope.
8th Jul '17 5:49:26 PM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oSgAcT_g2w this commercial]] for Energizer batteries, a MadScientist working for the Supervolt battery company uses a van for "Ed's Diaper Service" as a cover for his laboratory. He creates a robotic female rabbit with a bomb inside to chase and blow up the Energizer Bunny, and tracks them from inside his van. Thanks to the short life of the Supervolt battery the bombshell bunny runs on, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard his van ends up in ruins]].
25th Jun '17 9:39:13 AM Odacon_Spy
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** At a couple points in the ''San Andreas'' mission "Wear Flowers in Your Hair", [[NewAgeRetroHippy The Truth]] will tell CJ to drive to an out-of-the-way location, then order him to think about some random object until a strange van passes by. When asked for an explanation, The Truth will only mention that "[[MindProbe sub-dermal neurophones]]" are involved.

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** At a couple points in the ''San Andreas'' mission "Wear Flowers in Your Hair", [[NewAgeRetroHippy [[NewAgeRetroHippie The Truth]] will tell CJ to drive to an out-of-the-way location, then order him to think about some random object until a strange van passes by. When asked for an explanation, The Truth will only mention that "[[MindProbe sub-dermal neurophones]]" are involved.
25th Jun '17 9:38:32 AM Odacon_Spy
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** At a couple points in the ''San Andreas'' mission "Wear Flowers in Your Hair", [[NewAgeRetroHippy The Truth]] will tell CJ to drive to an out-of-the-way location, then order him to think about some random object until a strange van passes by. When asked for an explanation, The Truth will only mention that "[[MindProbe sub-dermal neurophones]]" are involved.
16th May '17 7:15:07 AM Fireblood
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* ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'': These are everywhere, and anyone is liable to be suddenly pulled off the street and taken away.
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