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27th Oct '15 11:16:50 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''AllThatJazz'' ends with the main character being zipped up.

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* ''AllThatJazz'' ''Film/AllThatJazz'' ends with the main character being zipped up.



* ''TheWire'', we see [[spoiler: Omar]]'s body bag being zipped up in the morgue at the end of an episode. Furthermore, in this scene, it's shown that there was a mistake with the ID tags, which the ME has to correct, which further emphasize the point: he's no longer a character, just a statistic.

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* ''TheWire'', ''Series/TheWire'', we see [[spoiler: Omar]]'s body bag being zipped up in the morgue at the end of an episode. Furthermore, in this scene, it's shown that there was a mistake with the ID tags, which the ME has to correct, which further emphasize the point: he's no longer a character, just a statistic.



* Dawson's Creek, in the episode ''The Perfect Wedding''; this serves mostly as a discretion shot so we know Abby didn't survive her fall off the pier without them actually having to show her drowning.

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* Dawson's Creek, ''Series/DawsonsCreek'', in the episode ''The Perfect Wedding''; this serves mostly as a discretion shot so we know Abby didn't survive her fall off the pier without them actually having to show her drowning.



* ''TheSimpsons'': After Red Barclay dies from beef poisoning during a steak eating contest with Homer, the coroners zip up the body bag on Red. They give an extra one to Marge just in case, because Homer doesn't look so good either.

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* ''TheSimpsons'': ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': After Red Barclay dies from beef poisoning during a steak eating contest with Homer, the coroners zip up the body bag on Red. They give an extra one to Marge just in case, because Homer doesn't look so good either.
23rd Sep '15 3:20:09 PM StFan
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* ''Film/{{Grayson}}'': [[spoiler: Batman]] at the start of this short FanFilm.



* ''{{Grayson}}'': [[spoiler: Batman]] at the start of this short FanFilm.

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* ''{{Grayson}}'': [[spoiler: Batman]] at the start of this short FanFilm.
14th Aug '15 8:54:37 AM jth
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* Dawson's Creek, in the episode ''The Perfect Wedding''; this serves mostly as a discretion shot so we know Abby didn't survive her fall off the pier without them actually having to show her drowning.
30th Jul '15 8:11:56 AM Odon
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* ''Film/TheTerminator'': [[spoiler: Kyle Reese]]

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* ''Film/TheTerminator'': [[spoiler: Kyle Reese]]Reese, watched by a distraught Sarah Connor as she's carted off on an ambulance stretcher.]]
23rd May '15 3:07:49 PM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Series/{{Friends}}'' episode "The One After the Superbowl, Part 2", Joey becomes an extra on a stretcher in Film/{{Outbreak}} 2: The Virus Takes Manhattan''. His BadBadActing keeps ruining Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme's line "Can't you see what's going on here? This man is dying!", until the line is changed to "Can't you see what's going on here? This man is dead!" and zipping Joey up.

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* In the ''Series/{{Friends}}'' episode "The One After the Superbowl, Part 2", Joey becomes an extra on a stretcher in Film/{{Outbreak}} ''Film/{{Outbreak}} 2: The Virus Takes Manhattan''. His BadBadActing keeps ruining Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme's line "Can't you see what's going on here? This man is dying!", until the line is changed to "Can't you see what's going on here? This man is dead!" and zipping Joey up.
23rd May '15 3:07:19 PM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Series/{{Friends}} episode "The One After the Superbowl, Part 2", Joey becomes an extra on a stretcher in Film/{{Outbreak}} 2: The Virus Takes Manhattan''. His BadBadActing keeps ruining Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme's line "Can't you see what's going on here? This man is dying!", until the line is changed to "Can't you see what's going on here? This man is dead!" and zipping Joey up.

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* In the ''Series/{{Friends}} ''Series/{{Friends}}'' episode "The One After the Superbowl, Part 2", Joey becomes an extra on a stretcher in Film/{{Outbreak}} 2: The Virus Takes Manhattan''. His BadBadActing keeps ruining Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme's line "Can't you see what's going on here? This man is dying!", until the line is changed to "Can't you see what's going on here? This man is dead!" and zipping Joey up.
7th Mar '15 3:44:55 AM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Series/{{Friends}} episode "The One After the Superbowl, Part 2", Joey becomes an extra on a stretcher in Film/{{Outbreak}} 2: The Virus Takes Manhattan''. His BadBadActing keeps ruining Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme's line "Can't you see what's going on here? This man is dying!", until the line is changed to "Can't you see what's going on here? This man is dead!" and zipping Joey up.
7th Feb '15 8:19:23 AM Odon
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* ''Series/{{Buffy The Vampire Slayer}}'': Buffy's mother is zipped up in this way, eyes still wide open. So is Ted after Buffy accidentally kills him, but in that case he's NotQuiteDead.

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* ''Series/{{Buffy The Vampire Slayer}}'': Slayer}}''
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Buffy's mother is zipped up in this way, eyes still wide open. So is Ted after Buffy accidentally kills him, but in that case he's NotQuiteDead.NotQuiteDead.
** Oz is shot with a TranquilizerDart by the Initiative and shoved in a bodybag so he can be smuggled out of the college. As emotions are high among the Initiative commandos because one of their own has been killed by a similar creature, this has nasty implications; Oz barely avoids being terminated by Riley Finn.
19th Jan '15 2:57:11 PM samf359
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Unless, of course, it's just a setup for a BodybagTrick or WakingUpAtTheMorgue, both of which this trope is obviously related to. Can easily be used as a MeaningfulBackgroundEvent.

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Unless, of course, it's just a setup for a BodybagTrick or WakingUpAtTheMorgue, both of which this trope is obviously related to. Can easily be used as a MeaningfulBackgroundEvent.
MeaningfulBackgroundEvent. Happens about OnceAnEpisode on any given PoliceProcedural or ForensicDrama.



* Happens about OnceAnEpisode on any given PoliceProcedural or ForensicDrama.
19th Jan '15 2:55:33 PM samf359
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* When Sam dies before being recruited into the ''Death Vigil'', the thing that most got to him was the noise of his body bag being zipped up.

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* When Sam dies before being recruited into the ''Death Vigil'', Comicbook/DeathVigil, the thing that most got to him was the noise of his body bag being zipped up.
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