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2nd Dec '15 4:35:15 AM Austin
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* In the ''Barracuda'' miniseries, Barracuda asks his old army associate what might've put the local mafia family on his ass, "Outsida the same ol' lista complaints they always got." He responds with "Outsida all them guineas you sent to the great olive garden in the sky, you mean."
19th Oct '15 7:57:32 PM TotemicHero
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* Norman Greenbaum's [[OneHitWonder singular hit]] "Spirit in the Sky" is a classic case of an entire song devoted to this trope, as the song title indicates. (The spirit in question is [[Literature/TheBible the Holy Ghost]].)
31st Aug '15 4:39:41 AM NemesisKane
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** It certainly helps that the song's main composer was Richard Wright, the first member of the post-Barrett lineup to [[UnusualEuphemism arrive at the gig]].
19th Jul '15 9:59:33 AM DeadlyAssassin
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* In ''Radio/TheMenFromTheMinistry'' dying is often called going into the "Great Ministry in the Sky."
12th Jul '15 7:48:54 PM Austin
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* In ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight'', one of the game over messages said by [[spoiler: the hallucination Joker]] is that Batman has gone to join mom and dad in that big country club in the sky.
21st Jun '15 7:24:01 AM Stealth
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* NobleDemon Sixshot of ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers'' will NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead, especially a WorthyOpponent, and refers to his foes as having gone to "the great junkyard in the sky." Which is actually a little weird, considering that the Transformers hold that their ''planet'' is their God-figure Primus.
17th Jun '15 1:23:10 PM DaibhidC
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* In ''Literature/TheLongDarkTeatimeOfTheSoul'', Dirk Gently, attempting a PhonyPsychic scam, tells a woman her husband must be "flighty", only to be told that he's a fighter pilot who disappeared over the North Sea two weeks earlier. In a panic, he babbles that the man has gone to "the great something-or-other in the sky". (As usual, he turns out to be [[NotSoPhonyPsychic exactly right]].)
1st Feb '15 11:23:46 AM StFan
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2nd Jul '14 10:17:52 AM erforce
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* In ''Literature/DeathIsForever'', Literature/JamesBond tells a fellow agent that he and the CIA woman he is working with replaced the people who are now "going through a debriefing with that great Director of Intelligence in the sky".
14th Jun '14 4:05:49 PM QuestionMarker
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* The ''Gaelic Storm'' song "Never Drink Em Dry (Johnny Tarr's Funeral)" mentions that Johnny has gone to "the pub way up in the sky."

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* The ''Gaelic Storm'' ''Music/GaelicStorm'' song "Never Drink Em Dry (Johnny Tarr's Funeral)" mentions that Johnny has gone to "the pub way up in the sky."
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