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15th Mar '17 3:02:36 PM Micah
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* Deliberately invoked in-universe. ''Series/TheMiddleMan'' gave us at least [[OncePerEpisode one conversation per episode]] between Wendy and Noser that consisted entirely of song lyrics.

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* Deliberately invoked in-universe. ''Series/TheMiddleMan'' gave us ''Series/TheMiddleMan'':
** There's
at least [[OncePerEpisode one conversation per episode]] between Wendy and Noser that consisted consists entirely of song lyrics.lyrics.
** At one point, Wendy uses "[[Music/BonJovi You give love a bad name]]" as a PreAsskickingOneLiner.
8th Mar '17 5:51:14 PM FigmentJedi
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* The ComicBook/DisneyKingdoms Figment books have a tendency to quote the "One Little Spark" song from the ride.
2nd Mar '17 5:17:50 PM CumbersomeTercel
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** In "The Smugglers", we get this exchange:

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** In "The Smugglers", "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E1TheSmugglers The Smugglers]]", we get this exchange:



** In "The Three Doctors", The Doctor (Creator/JonPertwee) tries to explain the presence of [[TheNthDoctor his past self]] (Creator/PatrickTroughton) to Jo:

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** In "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS10E1TheThreeDoctors The Three Doctors", Doctors]]", The Doctor (Creator/JonPertwee) tries to explain the presence of [[TheNthDoctor his past self]] (Creator/PatrickTroughton) to Jo:



** In "The Brain of Morbius" the Doctor is offered wine by the Sisterhood of Karn and rejects it, saying "I had a little drink about an hour ago". It's innocuous enough that it's easy not to notice it's a line from "Show Me The Way To Go Home", but if you [[GeniusBonus notice]] you might [[{{Foreshadowing}} realise]] the next line of the song is "and it went right to [[LivingMacGuffin my]] [[OrganTheft head]]"...)
** "The Christmas Invasion":

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** In "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E5TheBrainOfMorbius The Brain of Morbius" Morbius]]" the Doctor is offered wine by the Sisterhood of Karn and rejects it, saying "I had a little drink about an hour ago". It's innocuous enough that it's easy not to notice it's a line from "Show Me The Way To Go Home", but if you [[GeniusBonus notice]] you might [[{{Foreshadowing}} realise]] the next line of the song is "and it went right to [[LivingMacGuffin my]] [[OrganTheft head]]"...)
** "The "[[Recap/DoctorWho2005CSTheChristmasInvasion The Christmas Invasion":Invasion]]":



** And from "The Idiot's Lantern":

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** And from "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E7TheIdiotsLantern The Idiot's Lantern":Lantern]]":



** From "The Girl Who Died":

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** From "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E5TheGirlWhoDied The Girl Who Died":Died]]":



* The DVDCommentary for ''Series/{{Lost}}'', "A Tale of Two Cities" (which is basically a producer and an actress cracking jokes - they even call it "[[ShoutOut our]] ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''"):

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* The DVDCommentary for ''Series/{{Lost}}'', "A "[[{{Recap/LostS03E01ATaleOfTwoCities}} A Tale of Two Cities" Cities]]" (which is basically a producer and an actress cracking jokes - they even call it "[[ShoutOut our]] ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''"):



** In the episode "In the Cards", Jake and Nog had been collecting several things, including Dr. Bashir's teddy bear, for the senior staff in exchange for items they were giving to a man named Dr. Geiger. At one point Jake suspects that Kai Winn is up to something and plans to confront her about it, introducing Nog to the expression "beard the lion in its den." This leads to the following exchange:

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** In the episode "In "[[{{Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS05E25InTheCards}} In the Cards", Cards]]", Jake and Nog had been collecting several things, including Dr. Bashir's teddy bear, for the senior staff in exchange for items they were giving to a man named Dr. Geiger. At one point Jake suspects that Kai Winn is up to something and plans to confront her about it, introducing Nog to the expression "beard the lion in its den." This leads to the following exchange:



** The episode "Bart Gets an Elephant" has [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPrI8db74kA a scene where Homer crashes the family car into a statue of a deer]], leading to a [[Funny/TheSimpsonsSeasons1To8 Crowning Moment of Funny]] as the characters inadvertently recite the opening line of "Do-Re-Mi" from ''Theatre/TheSoundOfMusic''.

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** The episode "Bart "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS5E17BartsGetsAnElephant Bart Gets an Elephant" Elephant]]" has [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPrI8db74kA a scene where Homer crashes the family car into a statue of a deer]], leading to a [[Funny/TheSimpsonsSeasons1To8 Crowning Moment of Funny]] as the characters inadvertently recite the opening line of "Do-Re-Mi" from ''Theatre/TheSoundOfMusic''.



** In "Homerpalooza", Homer mourns his loss of the freedom he had in his youth, "I used to [[Music/{{KISS}} rock and roll all night and party ev-e-ry day]]. Then it was every other day. Now I'm lucky if I can find one night a month in which to get funky."
** In "How I Spent My Strummer Vacation", when Homer is forced to leave the Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp:

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** In "Homerpalooza", "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS7E24Homerpalooza Homerpalooza]]", Homer mourns his loss of the freedom he had in his youth, "I used to [[Music/{{KISS}} rock and roll all night and party ev-e-ry day]]. Then it was every other day. Now I'm lucky if I can find one night a month in which to get funky."
** In "How "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS14E2HowISpentMyStrummerVacation How I Spent My Strummer Vacation", Vacation]]", when Homer is forced to leave the Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp:



** From "The Sweetest Apu", Homer's attempt to put off telling Apu that he knows about Apu's affair:

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** From "The "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS13E19TheSweetestApu The Sweetest Apu", Apu]]", Homer's attempt to put off telling Apu that he knows about Apu's affair:



** In "I, D'oh-Bot", when Homer pretends to be a robot in a robot fighting competition, he defeats one robot using a buzzsaw by [[HoistByHisOwnPetard using its own weapon against it]], leading to this commentary:

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** In "I, D'oh-Bot", "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E9IAnnoyedGruntBot I, (Annoyed Grunt)-Bot]]", when Homer pretends to be a robot in a robot fighting competition, he defeats one robot using a buzzsaw by [[HoistByHisOwnPetard using its own weapon against it]], leading to this commentary:



** In "Bart After Dark", when the Springfieldians decide to keep their beloved burlesque house, the Maison Derriere, Reverend Lovejoy paraphrases the Crosby, Stills, and Nash song, "Our House":

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** In "Bart "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS8E5BartAfterDark Bart After Dark", Dark]]", when the Springfieldians decide to keep their beloved burlesque house, the Maison Derriere, Reverend Lovejoy paraphrases the Crosby, Stills, and Nash Music/CrosbyStillsAndNash song, "Our House":



** In "Bart Gets Hit By A Car" Bart goes to Hell and meets the Devil, who says: [[Music/TheRollingStones "Please allow me to introduce myself."]]
** In "Lisa the Vegetarian" Music/PaulMcCartney hears Lisa say that ran away from home he says: "What, she's leaving home?", referring to Music/TheBeatles song "She's Leaving Home", and his then-wife Linda says "Whenever we're in Springfield, we like to hang out in Apu's garden in the shade", paraphrasing "Octopus's Garden".
** In "Margical History Tour", the retelling of King Henry VIII's life shows Henry (Homer) introduced singing "I'm Henery the Eighth, I Am".

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** In "Bart "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E10BartGetsHitByACar Bart Gets Hit By A Car" by a Car]]" Bart goes to Hell and meets the Devil, who says: [[Music/TheRollingStones "Please allow me to introduce myself."]]
** In "Lisa "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS7E5LisaTheVegetarian Lisa the Vegetarian" Vegetarian]]" Music/PaulMcCartney hears Lisa say that ran away from home he says: "What, she's leaving home?", referring to Music/TheBeatles song "She's Leaving Home", and his then-wife Linda says "Whenever we're in Springfield, we like to hang out in Apu's garden in the shade", paraphrasing "Octopus's Garden".
** In "Margical "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E11MargicalHistoryTour Margical History Tour", Tour]]", the retelling of King Henry VIII's life shows Henry (Homer) introduced singing "I'm Henery the Eighth, I Am".



** In "Red Man's Greed" the citizens of South Park are all being evicted by an oppressive Native American casino. They rise up and march and sing as one. The song includes lines such as "We are strong" and "No one can tell us were wrong" and sounds like an inspiring protest song... 'til it turns out they're singing "Love Is A Battlefield".
** In "Kenny Dies", Cartman appears before Congress, and after making his speech, says "I'm not the best speaker. Maybe I can put it best in the words of a timeless song." He then proceeds to lead Congress in "Heat of the Moment."
** The boys warn the police that criminals are going to be at the monster mash in "A Nightmare On Face Time."

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** In "Red "[[Recap/SouthParkS7E7RedMansGreed Red Man's Greed" Greed]]" the citizens of South Park are all being evicted by an oppressive Native American casino. They rise up and march and sing as one. The song includes lines such as "We are strong" and "No one can tell us were wrong" and sounds like an inspiring protest song... 'til it turns out they're singing "Love Is A Battlefield".
** In "Kenny Dies", "[[Recap/SouthParkS5E13KennyDies Kenny Dies]]", Cartman appears before Congress, and after making his speech, says "I'm not the best speaker. Maybe I can put it best in the words of a timeless song." He then proceeds to lead Congress in "Heat of the Moment."
** The boys warn the police that criminals are going to be at the monster mash in "A "[[Recap/SouthParkS16E12ANightmareOnFaceTime A Nightmare On on Face Time."Time]]"



** The episode "Running Mates" where Peter runs for head of the PTA had him just reciting sitcom lyrics in his speech:

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** The episode "Running Mates" "[[Recap/FamilyGuyS2E10RunningMates Running Mates]]" where Peter runs for head of the PTA had him just reciting sitcom lyrics in his speech:



** Also, when Peter's dad vanishes at the baseball game after going to "buy some peanuts and Cracker Jack", Brian responds with "I don't care if he never gets back." *{{Beat}}* "[[LampshadeHanging I wasn't being cute, I really hope he's dead.]]"
** In the episode where Lois becomes a model, Peter asks her "So don't you wanna go back and do your little turn on the catwalk? On the catwalk? Yeah, on the catwalk? Do your little turn on the catwalk?"

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** Also, in "[[Recap/FamilyGuyS2E2HolyCrap Holy Crap]]" when Peter's dad vanishes at the baseball game after going to "buy some peanuts and Cracker Jack", Brian responds with "I don't care if he never gets back." *{{Beat}}* "[[LampshadeHanging I wasn't being cute, I really hope he's dead.]]"
** In the episode where Lois becomes a model, In "[[Recap/FamilyGuyS4E10ModelMisbehavior Model Misbehavior]]", Peter asks her Lois, "So don't you wanna go back and do your little turn on the catwalk? On the catwalk? Yeah, on the catwalk? Do your little turn on the catwalk?"



** In "Foreign Affairs" Bonnie gets in a relationship with another paraplegic. Joe says that he truly loves her and proves it by standing (with help from Quagmire). The other paraplegic states that he would do anything for love, but he won't do that.
** Lois tells Stewie to behave on Christmas as Santa is watching.

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** In "Foreign Affairs" "[[Recap/FamilyGuyS9E17ForeignAffairs Foreign Affairs]]" Bonnie gets in a relationship with another paraplegic. Joe says that he truly loves her and proves it by standing (with help from Quagmire). The other paraplegic states that he would do anything for love, but he won't do that.
** In "[[Recap/FamilyGuyS3E16AVerySpecialFamilyGuyFreakinChristmas A Very Special Family Guy Freakin' Christmas]]", Lois tells Stewie to behave on Christmas as Santa is watching.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', "Xmas Story":

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', "Xmas Story":"[[{{Recap/FuturamaS2E4XmasStory}} Xmas Story]]":



** "The Sting":

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** "The Sting":"[[{{Recap/FuturamaS4E12TheSting}} The Sting]]":



** Near the end of "Three Hundred Big Boys", when the piles of war plunder catch fire, UsefulNotes/RichardNixon yells "The loot! The loot! The loot is on fire!"
** In the second straight to DVD movie, "The Beast With a Billion Backs", Prof. Wernstum orders some tentacle-resisters to "Stop! In the name of love!"
** Also from "I Dated A Robot".
--->'''George Michael's Head:''' Please pick me up before you go-go?
** Also this from "Bender's Game":

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** Near the end of "Three "[[{{Recap/FuturamaS4E16ThreeHundredBigBoys}} Three Hundred Big Boys", Boys]]", when the piles of war plunder catch fire, UsefulNotes/RichardNixon yells "The loot! The loot! The loot is on fire!"
** In the second straight to DVD movie, "The "[[{{Recap/FuturamaM2TheBeastWithABillionBacks}} The Beast With with a Billion Backs", Backs]]", Prof. Wernstum orders some tentacle-resisters to "Stop! In the name of love!"
** Also from "I "[[{{Recap/FuturamaS3E15IDatedARobot}} I Dated A Robot".
--->'''George Michael's
Robot]]".
--->'''Music/GeorgeMichael's
Head:''' Please pick me up before you go-go?
** Also this from "Bender's Game":"[[{{Recap/FuturamaM3BendersGame}} Bender's Game]]":



** In "The Tip of the Zoidberg", The Professor tells Dr. (John) Zoidberg to flee by saying, "Go Johnny, Go!".
* Variation: In the ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode where Roger poses as a college professor, his opening lecture quotes from the spoken introduction of Prince's "Let's Go Crazy". ("Electric word, 'life', it means forever, and that's a mighty long time...")

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** In "The "[[{{Recap/FuturamaS6E18TheTipOfTheZoidberg}} The Tip of the Zoidberg", Zoidberg]]", The Professor tells Dr. (John) Zoidberg to flee by saying, "Go Johnny, Go!".
* Variation: In the ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode where Roger poses as a college professor, his opening lecture quotes from the spoken introduction of Prince's Music/{{Prince}}'s "Let's Go Crazy". ("Electric word, 'life', it means forever, and that's a mighty long time...")
23rd Feb '17 5:07:57 PM gewunomox
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* In ''Film/{{Roxanne}}'', when asked to say something romantic, Chris quotes the opening lines to "Close to You" by The Carpenters, and is immediately called out on this.

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* In ''Film/{{Roxanne}}'', when asked to say something romantic, Chris quotes the opening lines to "Close to You" by The Carpenters, the Music/{{Carpenters}}, and is immediately called out on this.



-->'''Herb''': [[Series/SesameStreet Sing of]] [[Music/TheCarpenters good things, not---]]

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-->'''Herb''': [[Series/SesameStreet Sing of]] [[Music/TheCarpenters [[Music/{{Carpenters}} good things, not---]]
21st Feb '17 7:38:09 PM gewunomox
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* Several examples in ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World'', notably when the priest of Meddar convinces [[TheBeatles the four]] to rescue Malla's baby by quoting a couple of lines from “Help!” while channeling the god.

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* Several examples in ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World'', notably when the priest of Meddar convinces [[TheBeatles [[Music/TheBeatles the four]] to rescue Malla's baby by quoting a couple of lines from “Help!” while channeling the god.
5th Feb '17 7:46:53 PM DrFraud
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-->'''Gwen:''' Now that you know me, your life would suck without me. Coz we belong together, yeah, forever united here somehow, yeah.\\

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-->'''Gwen:''' Now that you know me, your life would suck without me. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRM70Jw7F4M Coz we belong together, yeah, forever united here somehow, yeah.\\]]\\


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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5501817/45/Something-Wicked-This-Way-Comes Something Wicked This Way Comes]]'' Luna mentions her relationship with Hermione.
-->'''Luna:''' If it makes you think less of me, I can understand. Love sometimes works in strange ways, and people don't like strange things.\\
'''Cho:''' No, no, it's just... unusual.\\
'''Luna:''' [[Music/TomJones It's not unusual to be loved by someone.]]
29th Jan '17 5:41:03 PM Wingnut
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** "Fear not, William! [[Theatre/GilbertAndSullivan I am very well acquainted with all matters mathematical. I understand equations both the simple and the quadratical]]."
27th Jan '17 2:45:48 AM DrFraud
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* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10677182/3/There-s-Nothing-Sweeter There's Nothing Sweeter]]'':
-->'''Gwen:''' Now that you know me, your life would suck without me. Coz we belong together, yeah, forever united here somehow, yeah.\\
'''Travis:''' Oh Gods, shut up. You're not even singing it and that song ''still'' sounds awful.
16th Jan '17 11:47:23 AM MiddleEighth
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*Several examples in ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World'', notably when the priest of Meddar convinces [[TheBeatles the four]] to rescue Malla's baby by quoting a couple of lines from “Help!” while channeling the god.
25th Nov '16 3:50:47 AM Andyroid
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