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8th Nov '16 4:39:49 PM thatother1dude
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* From the episode "The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase" of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
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** In "The Great Money Caper", Homer and Bart have been scamming people when Grampa asks to join, saying he wrote the book on conning. Bart looks at the About the Author section on the back cover and sees a picture of a young Grandpa, showing that it was a LiteralMetaphor.

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** In "The Great Money Caper", Homer and Bart have been scamming people when Grampa asks to join, saying he wrote the book on conning. Bart [[LiteralMetaphor Then he hands a book about conning to Bart, who looks at the About the Author section on the back cover and sees a picture of a young Grandpa, showing that it was a LiteralMetaphor.Grandpa.]]
2nd Oct '16 9:10:43 PM JackG
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* From the episode "Revenging Angel" of ''Series/{{Farscape}}'':
-->'''John Crichton:''' Dr. Chuck Jones wrote the book on these situations.

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* From the episode "Revenging Angel" of ''Series/{{Farscape}}'':
''Series/{{Farscape}}'', in which Crichton is trapped in an imaginary cartoon version of the series. Being GenreSavvy however, he can outsmart everyone else there.
-->'''John Crichton:''' Dr. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Jones Chuck Jones Jones]] wrote the book on these situations.
2nd Oct '16 9:06:01 PM JackG
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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''. After having outsmarted Crowley, [[{{Satan}} Lucifer]] points out that he invented the double-cross. Literally. But then Crowley outsmarts Lucifer. "I ''perfected'' the double-cross. Literally."
2nd Aug '16 9:52:03 AM smittykins
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* In the 1970s, Jeep's tag line was "We wrote the book on four-wheel drive."
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17th Jul '16 11:35:14 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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-->'''[[LargeHam Patton]]:''' Rommel, you MagnificentBastard, I '''''[[DangerouslyGenreSavvy read your book!]]'''''

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-->'''[[LargeHam Patton]]:''' Rommel, you MagnificentBastard, I '''''[[DangerouslyGenreSavvy read '''''read your book!]]'''''book!'''''
4th Jul '16 6:21:12 PM AnoneMouseJr.
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* ''[[FanFic/AdoptedDisplaced Another Hatchling]]'': Turns out Spike ''literally'' wrote the book on a certain subject. And it's one of his friends who points this out:

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* ''[[FanFic/AdoptedDisplaced Another Hatchling]]'': Turns out Spike ''literally'' wrote the book on a certain subject. And it's one of his friends who points this out: out (with Twilight immediately asking why he didn't mention it sooner and where she can get a copy):
4th Jul '16 6:19:41 PM AnoneMouseJr.
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* ''[[FanFic/AdoptedDisplaced Another Hatchling]]'': Turns out Spike ''literally'' wrote the book on a certain subject. And it's one of his friends who points this out:
--> '''Twilight Velvet''': "It's one thing to know your grandson is built to eat other creatures," (...) "Quite another to wrap your head around him writing the 'Gourmet Predator's Guide to the Galaxy'."
--> '''Anthony''': "That's actually still the fifth best seller, last time I checked."
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31st May '16 10:20:35 AM DaibhidC
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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'', after Gil reminds [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20080227 Vole]] who's the boss:

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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'', after Gil reminds [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20080227 php?date=20080307 Vole]] who's the boss:
31st May '16 10:15:57 AM DaibhidC
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-->'''Doctor:''' [[WordSchmord Gravity, Schmavity!]] My people practically invented black holes. Actually, they did!

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-->'''Doctor:''' [[WordSchmord Gravity, Schmavity!]] My people practically invented black holes. [[Recap/DoctorWhoS10E1TheThreeDoctors Actually, they did!did!]]
31st May '16 10:08:05 AM DaibhidC
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* In ''The Unadulterated Cat'' by Creator/TerryPratchett, Terry describes a particularly lazy cat who gained a reputation as a mouser by stealing mice from another cat with "When it came to delegation, this was the cat who got someone else to write the book".
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