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->''"Incidentally, this record is available in the foyer."''
-->-- Mr Cheeky, during the song "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life", ''MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian''

When a show [[BreakingTheFourthWall breaks the fourth wall]] and implores the audience to please go out and buy TheMerch, because the show's creators would really like to get some income from it.

Usually associated with parodies of MerchandiseDriven shows. Compare EnforcedPlug.
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!!Examples

[[AC:{{Anime}} and {{Manga}}]]
* The English dub for the last episode of ''[[Anime/TsukuyomiMoonPhase Moon Phase]]'' ends with Haiji using these very words.

[[AC: Comic Books]]
* The SonicTheHedgehogPromoComic tells the reader to go buy [[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog1 the game it's based on]] to find out how it ends.

[[AC:{{Film}}]]
* Any mainstream movie with licensed music will have a line near the end of the credits that states that the "soundtrack is available from ''x'' records."

[[AC:{{Literature}}]]
* ''DaveBarry Talks Back'' does this in a deliberately irrelevant afterword intended for people who decide to buy books based on skimming their final pages. In this afterword, two characters who have nothing to do with the rest of the book (which is a compilation of humor columns) advertise it as a "steamy, action-packed novel." They talk about the book's retail price being a bargain even without the advice on how to make money fast and lose weight effortlessly.
-->"Buy this book now!" they chorused. "Mrs. L. Puttee of Big Stoat, Ark., bought this book, and the next day she won four billion dollars in the lottery! Myron Fennel of Syracuse, N.Y., failed to buy this book, and the next day his head was sliced off by a helicopter rotor and landed on the roof of a Holiday Inn four miles distant!"\\
Your eyes are getting heavy. You are getting sleepy, very, very sleepy. You are walking up to the bookstore clerk. You are taking out your wallet. We take all major credit cards. Thank you.

[[AC:{{Live Action TV}}]]
* The transitional cityscape shots on ''Series/LagunaBeach'', ''Series/TheHills'' and ''The City'' often include a backing track by a notable or up-and-coming band or artist. During these scenes, information is displayed on the screen which lists the artists, song name and website where you can buy the track (often on [=iTunes=] or {{Creator/MTV}}'s official site).
* ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' also featured a bevy of ''WarnerBros'' artists during its run on the Creator/TheWB network. After each episode, they'd name the song and artists featured in that show, and point you to where you could buy their album.

[[AC:Magazines]]
* In the ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' parody of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', the ThemeTuneRap admits to being a "gratuitous plug" which somehow gets past [[SegregatedCommercial FCC regulations]]:
-->Bulbasaur, Magmar, Jigglypuff!\\
Bellsprout, Squirtle, Wigglytuff!\\
Raticate, Omanyte, Rapidash,\\
And other dumb names to suck your cash!\\
Give us pesos, schillings, yen, rupees,\\
There is no bottom to our sleaze!\\
Money orders, check, or credit card,\\
We're pushing this crap and we're pushing it hard!

[[AC:ProfessionalWrestling]]
* Sure, there is already a MerchandiseDriven nature to pro wrestling, but the Wrestling/NewWorldOrder took TV spots hocking their t-shirts to absurd, self-parodic, even deconstructive levels, mostly by Wrestling/KevinNash squawking in an overly shrill voice, "Buy the shirt!"
** The WWE is taking this to parody to levels of deconstruction now with the WWE Network, which they '''''constantly''''' advertise as being only $9.99[[note]](per month, with a six-month commitment)[[/note]]

[[AC:{{Radio}}]]
* For some time ''TheBrewingNetwork'''s Justin was pretty much supported by merchandise sales and donations from listeners (with a lot of on air gratitude), with some sponsors making up the gap. There are more sponsors now, but he insists that donations and merchandise sales still help not only keep the show on the air but keep him in food.

[[AC:{{Theatre}}]]
* In the revue ''Ziegfeld Follies of 1936'', the lyrics of the DanceSensation spoof "The Gazooka" took care to mention that its sheet music was "thirty cents a copy -- one you ought to buy!" The revue's finale, "Dancing To The Score," shamelessly plugged several earlier numbers because "it helps the sales at ev'ry music store."

[[AC:{{VideoGames}}]]
* ''VideoGame/MortalKombat2'' parodies this in the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hzWw6fHFVg friendship move]] done by the male ninja characters, where they flat out [[BreakingTheFourthWall tell the player to buy a doll of him]].

[[AC:WebOriginal]]
* The Cheat Commandos' tagline in ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'': "Buy all our playsets and toys!"
* ''[[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Yu-Gi-Oh The Abridged Movie]]'' superimposes the caption "BUY YU-GI-OH CARDS TODAY" over the climactic duel.
* Some HypocriticalHumour for [[Creator/BenCroshaw Ben "Yahtzee" Crowshaw]]:
--> "Fans are [[FanDumb clingy, complaining dipshits]] who will [[UnpleasableFanbase never ever be grateful for any concession you make]]. The moment you shut out their shrill, [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks tremulous]] voices the happier you will be for it. [[HypocriticalHumor Incidentally]], why not buy a WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation t-shirt?"
* DoctorSteel's NightmareFuel homage to the Home Shopping Network in ''The Dr. Steel Show'', Episode 1. (Dr. Steel is a toymaker, so what do you expect?) Also sung about in his song, ''Back and Forth'': "You can think for yourselves / Or you can buy all my toys ... Consume and gobble it up..."

[[AC:WesternAnimation]]
* In the ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' episode "Towelie" they break to a fake commercial selling a Towelie towel. Incidentally, [[http://shop.comedycentral.com/South-Park-Towelie-Towel/M/B0035XJM8U.htm you can really buy one]] (not exactly the same, as it doesn't have a speech chip).
* ''{{Freakazoid}}!'' had an episode that was essentially a commercial for a toy of his car, the Freakmobile. It even comes with its own chubby sidekick figure. They tell the viewer to run right out and get one NOW. At the end the narrator reads off a [[RattlingOffLegal disclaimer]] telling the viewer not to go anywhere as (sadly) the toys don't really exist and it's all a joke.
* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/JohnnyBravo'': At the end of an episode of the ShowWithinAShow ''Clam League 9000'' (which looks like a bizarre mixture of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' and ''Anime/DragonBallZ''), the protagonist literally shouts at the viewer to "BUY OUR TOYS! BUY OUR TOYS! BUY OUR TOYS!"
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