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29th Oct '16 2:53:35 PM nombretomado
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* Subverted in ''TheHairBearBunch'' episode "The Bear Who Came To Dinner": Square Bear is faking an injury and Peevly is forced to take care of him. Peevly tries to prove Square is faking when the superintendent arrives and wants to know why Square is in Peevly's bed. Hair Bear tells him that Peevly helped pull Square back "from that big bear cave in the sky."

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* Subverted in ''TheHairBearBunch'' ''WesternAnimation/TheHairBearBunch'' episode "The Bear Who Came To Dinner": Square Bear is faking an injury and Peevly is forced to take care of him. Peevly tries to prove Square is faking when the superintendent arrives and wants to know why Square is in Peevly's bed. Hair Bear tells him that Peevly helped pull Square back "from that big bear cave in the sky."
5th Oct '16 8:47:24 AM CaptainTedium
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/WildWestCowboysOfMooMesa'' episode "Circus Daze", the Great Bovini gets his clown henchman to retrieve his hypnotizing crystal by threatening to send him to the Big Top in the sky.
26th May '16 2:01:44 PM CaptainTedium
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* In the notorious ''Film/TheGarbagePailKidsMovie'', one of the guards at the State Home for the Ugly remarks that the imprisoned Garbage Pail Kids will eventually go to the big garbage dump in the sky.
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]].)
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