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- Obsessed Features this. Lisa tricks the babysitter into letting her into the house so she can kidnap the child. She pretends to have a conversation with Sharon (the child's mother) and even implies that she is angry . It's taken Up to Eleven when Lisa offers the phone to the babysitter , who declines it.
- Murder by Numbers Zigzags this trope. In order to make Justin believe they have a tape of the murder, Cassie instructs her fellow detective to whisper something into her ear. He says "Remember what I said about switching partners?" She responds "Are you serious? Where did you find it?"
- Pinocchio has an instance of this. Honest John and Gideon pretend to engage in conversation just as Pinocchio is about to approach them.
Honest John: Ah yes, Giddy. As I was saying to the duchess only yesterday...
- The Wild Thornberrys Has an example in the episode "Pal Joey" Having been tasked, with babysitting a young Kangaroo, Eliza ends up in serious trouble but is ultimately able to get Joey back where they're expected to be just as his mother hops up. She says: "and that's why in Tolgo, Biscuits are called Joeys, the end".
- Phineas and Ferb Has an example in the episode "Flop Starz." Realizing that she acted very strangely as Jeremy approached, Candace straightens up, looks at Stacy and says "And that is what a gorilla looks like when you try to take its food. "