We've got a 20-26, someone's trying to describe a trope
The Monster of the Week
is raging through New York
, carrying a load of Noodle Implements
, and he's even kidnapped the Designated Victim
. A police officer on scene calmly pulls out his radio and says "We've got a 10-340".
No matter how obscure, improbable, or downright weird
, the Crazy-Prepared
department has a code for it. Furthermore, everyone will know instantly what the code means, and they might even have trained for its eventual occurrence.
[[folder:Live Action TV]]
- From Charlie's Angels:Full Throttle:
We got a 211, a 183, believe it or not, we got an 11-350, and it ain't pretty.
An 11-350? You found an illegal chinchilla ranch on the premises?
- In Live Free or Die Hard, John Mc Clane uses this to oust a fake police dispatcher. The code he gives is for naked people running around, and the dispatcher doesn't pick up on it.
- There's a Naval version in Good Omens, involving the lost continent of Atlantis.
- Occurs in a Garfield and Friends short:
Chief: Looks like we got an 817, Jones.
Cop: A creature living in the refrigerator, behind the mayonnaise, next to the ketchup, and to the left of the coleslaw?
Chief: You got it.
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