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-> '''Yellow Diamond:''' [[FlatJoy You're right. It's brilliant.]]

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-> '''Yellow Diamond:''' [[FlatJoy You're right. It's brilliant.]]


* The ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' finale has the Flash and Green Lantern attempting to destroy a [[WeaponsOfMassDestruction giant alien weapon]] with no luck. Flash jokingly suggests that GL launch it into the sun before admitting it was stupid to say. Surprisingly, GL tells him that he might be onto something. He has Flash use his speed to dig a giant trench before using his ring to create a giant catapult. GL flings the weapon away and, while it doesn't quite make it to the sun, it hits an alien ship and explodes.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'' finale has the Flash and Green Lantern attempting to destroy a [[WeaponsOfMassDestruction giant alien weapon]] with no luck. Flash jokingly suggests that GL launch it into the sun before admitting it was stupid to say. Surprisingly, GL tells him that he might be onto something. He has Flash use his speed to dig a giant trench before using his ring to create a giant catapult. GL flings the weapon away and, while it doesn't quite make it to the sun, it hits an alien ship and explodes.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' finale has the Flash and Green Lantern attempting to destroy a [[WeaponsOfMassDestruction giant alien weapon]] with no luck. Flash jokingly suggests that GL launch it into the sun before admitting it was stupid to say. Surprisingly, GL tells him that he might be onto something. He has Flash use his speed to dig a giant trench before using his ring to create a giant catapult. GL flings the weapon away and, while it doesn't quite make it to the sun, it hits an alien ship and explodes.

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* Subverted at the climax of ''Literature/TheMartian'': Mark's suggestion that he poke a hole in his spacesuit and use the escaping air to "fly around like Iron Man" in order to traverse the distance between his capsule and the mothership is immediately and correctly declared an incredibly bad idea... But it inspires Commander Lewis to come up with a merely moderately bad idea, namely [[ExplosiveDecompression intentionally decompressing the ship]][[note]]using a jury-rigged explosive device to blow the main airlock door off to bypass various safety interlocks designed to stop them doing anything this insane[[/note]] and using the escaping air as a thruster. [[spoiler:It works.]]

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* In ''{{Film/Dogma}}'', the heroes have to stop two {{Fallen Angel}}s from entering a certain church during a certain event and receiving absolution, thus letting them back into Heaven. After trying all manner of convoluted plots, Jay simply asks why they don't just contact the cardinal in charge and ask him if he's willing to move the event.
--> '''Metatron:''' My God! The little stoner's right!
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* In [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0045.html this]] ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' comic, Roy notes that [[TheDitz Elan]] surprisingly makes a good point about joining forces with another adventuring group[[note]](Which probably just proves that we've stumbled into some bizarre alternate reality.)[[/note]].

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* Of all people, Gilligan pulls this off in one episode of ''Series/GilligansIsland''. The Howells are feuding because it was learned that the officiant of their wedding was a sham and thus their marriage isn't valid. Gilligan's solution? Since ship captains are allowed to officiate a wedding, and there AintNoRule beyond that it needs to be on a vessel on the water, Skipper could officiate a wedding between them by simply having all of them stand on a raft in the lagoon. Both the Professor and Skipper concede that the idea should convince the Howells to end their argument. (FridgeLogic does come in as to why this argument got to this point in the first place - legal issues aren't exactly the first concern for the castaways - but Gilligan's solution was to turn the convoluted logic for the argument to a reasonable conclusion.)


Compare ActuallyPrettyFunny, TheCuckoolanderWasRight, DumbassHasAPoint, JerkassHasAPoint, StrawmanHasAPoint and the rest of ThisIndexHasAPoint. Contrast with AreYouSureYouWantToDoThat and IDontThinkThatsSuchAGoodIdea.

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Compare ActuallyPrettyFunny, TheCuckoolanderWasRight, DumbassHasAPoint, JerkassHasAPoint, StrawmanHasAPoint and the rest of ThisIndexHasAPoint. Contrast with AreYouSureYouWantToDoThat AreYouSureYouWantToDoThat, IDontThinkThatsSuchAGoodIdea and IDontThinkThatsSuchAGoodIdea.ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime.


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-> '''Blue Diamond:''' We haven't had Pink in 6000 years.

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-> '''Blue Diamond:''' We haven't had Pink ''Pink'' in 6000 years.



-> '''Yellow Diamond:''' You're right. It's brilliant.

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-> '''Yellow Diamond:''' [[FlatJoy You're right. It's brilliant.]]


* "Food for Thought," an episode of ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'', sees the main characters' cafeteria being replaced with a "food court" that serves [[NutritionalNightmare disgustingly huge portions of fatty treats]]. Resident GranolaGirl Chelsea is the [[OnlySaneMan only person]] who recognizes that the new menu is terribly unhealthy, and she and Raven eventually team up to convince the other students of [[AWeightyAesop the negative effects of junk food]]. At the episode's end, Eddie wonders if it's possible to have "food that's good for us ''and'' tastes good." After briefly flirting with the idea of hydroponic tofu, Chelsea suggests "a salad bar, and maybe some regular-sized veggie burgers/" Raven's about to shut her down when she realizes that that sounds like a healthy compromise.

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* "Food for Thought," an episode of ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'', sees the main characters' cafeteria being replaced with a "food court" that serves [[NutritionalNightmare disgustingly huge portions of fatty treats]]. Resident GranolaGirl Chelsea is the [[OnlySaneMan only person]] who recognizes that the new menu is terribly unhealthy, and she and Raven eventually team up to convince the other students of [[AWeightyAesop the negative effects of junk food]]. At the episode's end, Eddie wonders if it's possible to have "food that's good for us ''and'' tastes good." After briefly flirting with the idea of hydroponic tofu, Chelsea suggests "a salad bar, and maybe some regular-sized veggie burgers/" burgers" Raven's about to shut her down when she realizes that that sounds like a healthy compromise.


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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' sees the horrifically out-of-shape Billy struggling to find a way to pass a school physical. He gets the idea to have his cousin Nergal Jr., a half-demon child with the power of [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapeshifting]], to morph into a pair of enchanted pants that will give him super-speed. Mandy, as usual, begins berating Billy...until she recognizes that the plan isn't a bad one. It's promptly lampshaded by Billy, who remarks that he wants to do it precisely ''because'' it's the only good idea he's ever had.
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/APupNamedScoobyDoo'' sees the gang trying to make a movie. Freddy (who in this incarnation is a CloudCuckooLander to the extreme) suggests that they use their solving a mystery as the subject matter, and the kids praise him for his great idea. This is apparently so rare that a newscaster feels the need to interrupt the episode for a special bulletin: "FREDDY HAD A GOOD IDEA! IT'S A MIRACLE!"

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* "Food for Thought," an episode of ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'', sees the main characters' cafeteria being replaced with a "food court" that serves [[NutritionalNightmare disgustingly huge portions of fatty treats]]. Resident GranolaGirl Chelsea is the [[OnlySaneMan only person]] who recognizes that the new menu is terribly unhealthy, and she and Raven eventually team up to convince the other students of [[AWeightyAesop the negative effects of junk food]]. At the episode's end, Eddie wonders if it's possible to have "food that's good for us ''and'' tastes good." After briefly flirting with the idea of hydroponic tofu, Chelsea suggests "a salad bar, and maybe some regular-sized veggie burgers/" Raven's about to shut her down when she realizes that that sounds like a healthy compromise.


-> '''[[Characters/StevenUniverseYellowDiamond Yellow Diamond]]:''' A ball? We haven't had a ball in 6000 years.
-> '''[[Characters/StevenUniverseBlueDiamond Blue Diamond]]:''' We haven't had ''[[Characters/StevenUniversePinkDiamond Pink]]'' in 6000 years.
-> '''[[Characters/StevenUniverseStevenQuartzUniverse Steven Universe]]:''' Yeah. When [[Characters/StevenUniverseWhiteDiamond White]] shows up, we can tell her why we need her help on Earth.

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-> '''[[Characters/StevenUniverseYellowDiamond Yellow Diamond]]:''' '''Yellow Diamond:''' A ball? We haven't had a ball in 6000 years.
-> '''[[Characters/StevenUniverseBlueDiamond Blue Diamond]]:''' '''Blue Diamond:''' We haven't had ''[[Characters/StevenUniversePinkDiamond Pink]]'' Pink in 6000 years.
-> '''[[Characters/StevenUniverseStevenQuartzUniverse Steven Universe]]:''' '''Steven Universe:''' Yeah. When [[Characters/StevenUniverseWhiteDiamond White]] White shows up, we can tell her why we need her help on Earth.


-> '''Yellow Diamond:''' [[TheStoic You're right. It's brilliant.]]

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-> '''Yellow Diamond:''' [[TheStoic You're right. It's brilliant.]]

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