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* In ''Fanfic/ASongOfGrumblingAndCottonCandy'', Jem is involved a charity auction where the biggest bidders wins a date with her. A drunk Pizzazz crashes the auction and wins by bidding $10,500.


* In ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', the second part episode "Oh My Goddess". Phoebe arrive at the auction after recently becoming the LoveGoddess (ItMakesSenseInContext). All guys start to do auctions on ''her,'' forgetting they're the ones that should be bought. Finally she go back home with all of them, and never so much money was won.

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* In ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'', the second part episode "Oh My Goddess". Phoebe arrive at the auction after recently becoming the LoveGoddess (ItMakesSenseInContext). All guys start to do auctions on ''her,'' forgetting they're the ones that should be bought. Finally she go back home with all of them, and never so much money was won.


* Neal, Peter and Jones go undercover as wealthy bachelors at a charity auction to investigate a possible BlackWidow murderess. Neal expects his looks and charm will carry the day but it's down-to-Earth Peter who scores the suspect (and a higher price than Neal).

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* In an episode of ''Series/WhiteCollar'' Neal, Peter and Jones go undercover as wealthy bachelors at a charity auction to investigate a possible BlackWidow murderess. Neal expects his looks and charm will carry the day but it's down-to-Earth Peter who scores the suspect (and a higher price than Neal).

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* Neal, Peter and Jones go undercover as wealthy bachelors at a charity auction to investigate a possible BlackWidow murderess. Neal expects his looks and charm will carry the day but it's down-to-Earth Peter who scores the suspect (and a higher price than Neal).
* Suzanne enters Anthony for a charity bachelor auction on ''Series/DesigningWomen''. As he's a contractor she dresses him up in a tank top and tiny jean shorts. Suzanne wins him when she accidentally bids $5,000.
* The houses on ''Series/{{Greek}}'' held a bachelor auction as part of an inter-fraternity competition.


* An episode of ''WestewrnAnimation/TheRaccoons'' used a Bachelor Auction as a FramingDevice for a ClipShow for the backstory of the three main Bachelors involved; Bert Raccoon (bought by a little girl for a picnic), Cedric Sneer (bought by his girlfriend) and Cyril Sneer (bought by the reporter he was trying to avoid).

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* An episode of ''WestewrnAnimation/TheRaccoons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheRaccoons'' used a Bachelor Auction as a FramingDevice for a ClipShow for the backstory of the three main Bachelors involved; Bert Raccoon (bought by a little girl for a picnic), Cedric Sneer (bought by his girlfriend) and Cyril Sneer (bought by the reporter he was trying to avoid).

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* ''Series/MidnightCaller'': Jack participates in a charity auction in "Class of 1980." To his embarrassment, Devon yells, "Shake your moneymaker! Strut your stuff!" Naturally, the woman who buys him is a murder suspect.


* In the 2010 Yule Ball for ''TheGunganCouncil'', many men were auctioned off [[RuleOfFunny for laughs]].

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* In the 2010 Yule Ball for ''TheGunganCouncil'', ''Roleplay/TheGunganCouncil'', many men were auctioned off [[RuleOfFunny for laughs]].


* In ''ComicBook/HarleyQuinn's Valentine's Day Special'' #1, Bruce Wayne is New York for a charity bachelor auction, and Harley Decides she has to be the one to win a dream date with TheDCU's most eligible bachelor. HilarityEnsues.

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* In ''ComicBook/HarleyQuinn's Valentine's Day Special'' #1, Bruce Wayne is New York for a charity bachelor auction, and Harley Decides she has to be the one to win a dream date with TheDCU's Franchise/TheDCU's most eligible bachelor. HilarityEnsues.


* ''{{The Steve Harvey Show}}'': Regina hosts the event for her sorority. Steve initially isn't bid on at all but at the last minute a very attractive young woman bids $2000 for him. Ced (who really didn't want to participate at first) is involved in a bidding war between his girlfriend Lovita and another woman. Later in the episode, it is revealed that the young woman who bid on Steve was actually bidding on behalf of her boss, an older woman who is using Steve to make her husband jealous because he's been ignoring her. In Ced's case, the other woman beats out Lovita. Ced is excited to go out with her but Lovita demands that she goes on the date too. When Nikki (the other woman) comes to the apartment for the date, she and Lovita become friends and leaves Ced out in the cold.

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* ''{{The ''Series/{{The Steve Harvey Show}}'': Regina hosts the event for her sorority. Steve initially isn't bid on at all but at the last minute a very attractive young woman bids $2000 for him. Ced (who really didn't want to participate at first) is involved in a bidding war between his girlfriend Lovita and another woman. Later in the episode, it is revealed that the young woman who bid on Steve was actually bidding on behalf of her boss, an older woman who is using Steve to make her husband jealous because he's been ignoring her. In Ced's case, the other woman beats out Lovita. Ced is excited to go out with her but Lovita demands that she goes on the date too. When Nikki (the other woman) comes to the apartment for the date, she and Lovita become friends and leaves Ced out in the cold.


--->'''Krusty''': SOLD! To the five desperate broads for $700!

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--->'''Krusty''': SOLD! To the five desperate broads for $700!chicks!" (for $700)


* In the ''ComicBook/ActionComics'' backup strip ''JimmyOlsen's Big Week'' (later released as a one-shot), Lois pushes Jimmy into signing up for one of these. Jimmy's narration laments that his life has become a series of sitcom cliches. And then his archenemy, hotshot young Lexcorp exec Sebastian Mallory, is bought by his ex, [[CanonImmigrant Chloe Sullivan]]. Just when he thinks the whole thing is a disaster, a woman offers a million dollars for him. [[spoiler: Shame it's Mr Mxyzptlk's daughter.]]

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* In the ''ComicBook/ActionComics'' backup strip ''JimmyOlsen's ''ComicBook/JimmyOlsen's Big Week'' (later released as a one-shot), Lois pushes Jimmy into signing up for one of these. Jimmy's narration laments that his life has become a series of sitcom cliches. And then his archenemy, hotshot young Lexcorp exec Sebastian Mallory, is bought by his ex, [[CanonImmigrant Chloe Sullivan]]. Just when he thinks the whole thing is a disaster, a woman offers a million dollars for him. [[spoiler: Shame it's Mr Mxyzptlk's daughter.]]


* In ''ComicBook/HarleyQuinn's Valentine's Day Special'' #1, Bruce Wayne is New York for a charity bachelor auction, and Harley Decides she has to be the one to win a dream date with TheDCU's most eligible bachelor. HilarityEnsues.



* ''DavesWorld'': A reluctant Shel is hot property among hot bidders (thanks to tips from Kenny), despite the card with his personal information on it being switched with a loser.
* ''FamilyMatters'': Eddie, Stefan, and Steve all go up on the block, Eddie's girlfriend and Mona get into a cat fight over him, Stefan's looks and charm nearly start a riot, and Laura buys Steve out of pity [[spoiler: although it turns out kissing Steve wasn't as bad as she thought...]]

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* ''DavesWorld'': ''Series/DavesWorld'': A reluctant Shel is hot property among hot bidders (thanks to tips from Kenny), despite the card with his personal information on it being switched with a loser.
* ''FamilyMatters'': ''Series/FamilyMatters'': Eddie, Stefan, and Steve all go up on the block, Eddie's girlfriend and Mona get into a cat fight over him, Stefan's looks and charm nearly start a riot, and Laura buys Steve out of pity [[spoiler: although it turns out kissing Steve wasn't as bad as she thought...]]



* In a ''NewsRadio'' episode the billionaire boss pays a female employee to come to his auction and bid, just so he won't go for a few dollars. She brings along a male employee as her "butler", but before the bidding starts she runs off with another pretend-butler and the male employee has to bid.

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* In a ''NewsRadio'' ''Series/NewsRadio'' episode the billionaire boss pays a female employee to come to his auction and bid, just so he won't go for a few dollars. She brings along a male employee as her "butler", but before the bidding starts she runs off with another pretend-butler and the male employee has to bid.



* In ''DoogieHowserMD'' Doogie's girlfriend Wanda wins Doogie by outbidding a bulimic model.

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* In ''DoogieHowserMD'' ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' Doogie's girlfriend Wanda wins Doogie by outbidding a bulimic model.



* ''TheNanny'' did this with both Fran and Niles on the auction block to work as a nanny and butler respectively. Fran is bought by the biggest donor's son. Niles on the other hand is bought by [[spoiler: C.C. for less than $40]]

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* ''TheNanny'' ''Series/TheNanny'' did this with both Fran and Niles on the auction block to work as a nanny and butler respectively. Fran is bought by the biggest donor's son. Niles on the other hand is bought by [[spoiler: C.C. for less than $40]]



* ''OneTreeHill'' had an auction complete with a guy in a bird suit, shirtlessness and an awkward robot dance.

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* ''OneTreeHill'' ''Series/OneTreeHill'' had an auction complete with a guy in a bird suit, shirtlessness and an awkward robot dance.



* In a June 2012 episode of {{Neighbours}}, a charity bachelor auction is held at Lassiter's. Doctors Karl Kennedy (mature) and Rhys Lawson (young and fit) have a private competition as to who will get the higher bid. Karl gets a decent bid of $50 or so, but then Rhys persuades his girlfriend to bid high on him so he wins - she doesn't have any money to spare though, so he promises to pay her back. Essentially buying himself at auction to go out with his girlfriend.
* In the episode A Few Good Men of {{Series/The Vampire Diaries}}, although it's actually a raffle.
* In {{SpinCity}} Michael J. Fox's character enters one and is confident but in another subplot also agrees to wear a fat suit which means nobody bids for him.

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* In a June 2012 episode of {{Neighbours}}, ''Series/{{Neighbours}}'', a charity bachelor auction is held at Lassiter's. Doctors Karl Kennedy (mature) and Rhys Lawson (young and fit) have a private competition as to who will get the higher bid. Karl gets a decent bid of $50 or so, but then Rhys persuades his girlfriend to bid high on him so he wins - she doesn't have any money to spare though, so he promises to pay her back. Essentially buying himself at auction to go out with his girlfriend.
* In the episode A "A Few Good Men Men" of {{Series/The ''{{Series/The Vampire Diaries}}, Diaries}}'', although it's actually a raffle.
* In {{SpinCity}} ''Series/SpinCity'' Michael J. Fox's character enters one and is confident but in another subplot also agrees to wear a fat suit which means nobody bids for him.



* The plot of ''{{Oklahoma}}'' revolves around a basket auction and who will be accompanying (and bidding on) who.
* In ''PaintYourWagon'', a Mormon comes to California with two wives, and is forced to give up one of them. Elizabeth, the less favored wife, offers herself up for auction. Ben places the winning bid and marries her.

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* The plot of ''{{Oklahoma}}'' ''Theatre/{{Oklahoma}}'' revolves around a basket auction and who will be accompanying (and bidding on) who.
* In ''PaintYourWagon'', ''Theatre/PaintYourWagon'', a Mormon comes to California with two wives, and is forced to give up one of them. Elizabeth, the less favored wife, offers herself up for auction. Ben places the winning bid and marries her.



* An episode of ''TheRaccoons'' used a Bachelor Auction as a FramingDevice for a ClipShow for the backstory of the three main Bachelors involved; Bert Raccoon (bought by a little girl for a picnic), Cedric Sneer (bought by his girlfriend) and Cyril Sneer (bought by the reporter he was trying to avoid).

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* An episode of ''TheRaccoons'' ''WestewrnAnimation/TheRaccoons'' used a Bachelor Auction as a FramingDevice for a ClipShow for the backstory of the three main Bachelors involved; Bert Raccoon (bought by a little girl for a picnic), Cedric Sneer (bought by his girlfriend) and Cyril Sneer (bought by the reporter he was trying to avoid).



* ''WesternAnimation/TheEmperorsNewSchool'' does this in an episode. Of course Kuzco is one of the bachelors and noone wants him. Only Yata bids on him out of sympathy... using Kuzco's credit card of course, since he told her to do it.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheEmperorsNewSchool'' does this in an episode. Of course Kuzco is one of the bachelors and noone no one wants him. Only Yata bids on him out of sympathy... using Kuzco's credit card of course, since he told her to do it.


* ''SavedByTheBell'' did a date auction, to which Jessie was morally opposed. As a result, she threatened anyone who would bid on Slater, so Kelly ended up with Slater, and Jessie ended up with Screech.
* ''TheGoldenGirls'' did a bachelorette auction, in which Dorothy ended up with ex-husband Stan.
* Done in an episode of ''CaliforniaDreams'', and only mildly subverted when the organizer, a girl named Tiffany is convinced to stand for auction because her best friend hasn't been able to buy anyone. Unfortunately for her, by the time she agrees all the other bidders have left and she's bought for virtually nothing.

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* ''SavedByTheBell'' ''Series/SavedByTheBell'' did a date auction, to which Jessie was morally opposed. As a result, she threatened anyone who would bid on Slater, so Kelly ended up with Slater, and Jessie ended up with Screech.
* ''TheGoldenGirls'' ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'' did a bachelorette auction, in which Dorothy ended up with ex-husband Stan.
* Done in an episode of ''CaliforniaDreams'', ''Series/CaliforniaDreams'', and only mildly subverted when the organizer, a girl named Tiffany is convinced to stand for auction because her best friend hasn't been able to buy anyone. Unfortunately for her, by the time she agrees all the other bidders have left and she's bought for virtually nothing.



* One episode of ''GreenWing'' revolves around an upcoming charity slave auction featuring members of the hospital's staff. Most of the major characters use it as an opportunity to get close to their love interests, and they almost all fail.

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* One episode of ''GreenWing'' ''Series/GreenWing'' revolves around an upcoming charity slave auction featuring members of the hospital's staff. Most of the major characters use it as an opportunity to get close to their love interests, and they almost all fail.

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* In the ''{{Series/Emergency}}'' fic "[[http://www.squidge.org/peja/cgi-bin/viewstory.php?sid=26745 Catwalk]]'', Dixie buys a date with Johnny. Possibly [[NotSafeForWork NSFW]] content.


* In ((SpinCity}} Michael J. Fox's character enters one and is confident but in another subplot also agrees to wear a fat suit which means nobody bids for him.

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* In ((SpinCity}} {{SpinCity}} Michael J. Fox's character enters one and is confident but in another subplot also agrees to wear a fat suit which means nobody bids for him.

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