Film - Animated
Film - Live Action
- Some servants do it with the royal crown in The Madness of King George.
- Space Jam: The Looney Tunes gang cleans their gym this way.
- Ragetti does this with his wooden eye a couple times in Pirates of the Caribbean. Later on, Barbossa gives the thing a really good slurp and shoves it back into Ragetti's empty socket. The poor man looks terrified.
- Blaze and King Charles II have a bonding moment spitting to shine their leather boots in the French comedy Delusions of Grandeur.
Live Action TV
- Jayne of Firefly does this with a knife, combining this with Licking the Blade. This...disconcerts the rest of the crew.
- The Big Bang Theory: Raj uses his spit to clean off dirt from the crotch area of an Aquaman action figure bought in a garage sale.
- On an episode of Seinfeld, where George is forced to be a butler for his parents, Frank orders George to shine his shoes, and George spits on the shoe once Frank's back is turned.
- The bartender in Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge used his spit to clean the glasses.
- Done by Hank when he must shine his father's shoes as punishment on an episode of The Venture Bros..
- Works on shoes.