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* A line from Music/SimonAndGarfunkel's "The Sounds Of Silence" goes "...and say that the words of the prophet are written on the subway walls and tenement halls."

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* A line from Music/SimonAndGarfunkel's "The Sounds Of Silence" goes "...and they say that the words of the prophet are written on the subway walls and tenement halls."


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* The album ''MAD Twists Rock 'n' Roll'' has a song called "Boys' Bathroom Wall" in which the narrator breaks up with his girlfriend after he finds her number written there.


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* ''Series/TheGoldenGirls''. Dorothy won't let Blanche out of a bathroom stall until she listens to her. Blanche threatens her thusly:
--->'''Blanche''': Dorothy, if you don't let me out of here, I'm going to write, "For a good time, call Dorothy Zbornak" on the wall.\\
'''Dorothy''': ''(laughs)'' Blanche, this is the ladies room.\\
'''Blanche''': '''''Exactly'''''\\
''(cue HUGE OhCrap look from Dorothy))''



* In an episode of ''Series/JustShootMe'' there is a small saga surrounding the phrase "Sometimes on the way to your dreams, you get lost and find something better". Maya's father is the first one to say it to her, and it is repeated later in the episode by a man who explains that he read it written on the wall of a brothel. At the end of the episode, Maya repeats it herself and Elliott confusedly remembers that he wrote that same saying on a wall somewhere.
* ''Series/JustTheTenOfUs'': To get there father out of the house so they can plan a surprise for him, daughter Cindy tells her father that obscene things are written about her on the boys bathroom wall. Incensed, he goes to paint it over himself. She later asks her sister Connie how she could stomach writing those things.
--> '''Connie''': Most of it was already there, I just had to paint your name over Wendy's (another sister).
* The ''Series/{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr. Monk and the Girl Who Cried Wolf" has Sharona see the mysterious blood-soaked man with a knife in his chest and a screwdriver in his ear hanging from a bathroom ceiling. By the time she gets Monk there, there's no evidence of any man other than the words "HELP ME" written on a wall, apparently with Sharona's lipstick. Stottlemeyer admits recalling the 1970s when people used bathroom walls to write love letters, phone numbers, and limericks.
* Implied: ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' has the private school play of "Seven Brides For Seven Brothers" as the Padre enters late, saying he'd been wrestling with Plato. The Headmaster comments "What you do on your own time, Padre, is written on the walls of the vestry."



* ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'': The screening of "Cave Dwellers" has the hero, Ator, studying some hieroglyphics carved in a rock:
-->'''Tom Servo:''' It reads "He who reads these words of wit will eat their..." oh, now that's infantile. Even for the dark ages.








* The ''Series/{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr. Monk and the Girl Who Cried Wolf" has Sharona see the mysterious blood-soaked man with a knife in his chest and a screwdriver in his ear hanging from a bathroom ceiling. By the time she gets Monk there, there's no evidence of any man other than the words "HELP ME" written on a wall, apparently with Sharona's lipstick. Stottlemeyer admits recalling the 1970s when people used bathroom walls to write love letters, phone numbers, and limericks.
* Implied: ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' has the private school play of "Seven Brides For Seven Brothers" as the Padre enters late, saying he'd been wrestling with Plato. The Headmaster comments "What you do on your own time, Padre, is written on the walls of the vestry."
* ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'': The screening of "Cave Dwellers" has the hero, Ator, studying some hieroglyphics carved in a rock:
-->'''Tom Servo:''' It reads "He who reads these words of wit will eat their..." oh, now that's infantile. Even for the dark ages.
* In an episode of ''Series/JustShootMe'' there is a small saga surrounding the phrase "Sometimes on the way to your dreams, you get lost and find something better". Maya's father is the first one to say it to her, and it is repeated later in the episode by a man who explains that he read it written on the wall of a brothel. At the end of the episode, Maya repeats it herself and Elliott confusedly remembers that he wrote that same saying on a wall somewhere.
* ''Series/TheGoldenGirls''. Dorothy won't let Blanche out of a bathroom stall until she listens to her. Blanche threatens her thusly:
--->'''Blanche''': Dorothy, if you don't let me out of here, I'm going to write, "For a good time, call Dorothy Zbornak" on the wall.\\
'''Dorothy''': ''(laughs)'' Blanche, this is the ladies room.\\
'''Blanche''': '''''Exactly'''''\\
''(cue HUGE OhCrap look from Dorothy))''
* ''Series/JustTheTenOfUs'': To get there father out of the house so they can plan a surprise for him, daughter Cindy tells her father that obscene things are written about her on the boys bathroom wall. Incensed, he goes to paint it over himself. She later asks her sister Connie how she could stomach writing those things.
---> '''Connie''': Most of it was already there, I just had to paint your name over Wendy's (another sister).



* The famous eighties song "867-5309/Jenny" by Music/TommyTutone is based on this trope.
* There's a gay GenderFlip version of Tommy Tutone's song, which rather implies that 867-5309/Jimmy wrote ''his own'' number on the men's room wall.
* "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-kXgB21PcQ Bathroom Wall]]" by Faster Pussycat.



* The cover art of Nomeansno compilation ''The People's Choice'' features some real-life graffiti in what looks to be a club's bathroom, reading "How fucken old are Nomeansno? Give it up granddads", followed by band member John Wright's signed response of "That's 'great granddad' to you fucker!".
* The original cover art of Music/TheRollingStones' 1968 album ''Music/BeggarsBanquet'' features this. While their record label refused to issue it at the time (substituting a spare white cover with a mock dinner invitation instead), the bathroom cover was eventually restored for the album's CD reissue.
* The cover of Music/{{Foreigner}}'s third album, ''Head Games'', features a girl in a men's bathroom trying to erase her number from the wall.



* "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-kXgB21PcQ Bathroom Wall]]" by Faster Pussycat.
* The cover of Music/{{Foreigner}}'s third album, ''Head Games'', features a girl in a men's bathroom trying to erase her number from the wall.



* The cover art of Nomeansno compilation ''The People's Choice'' features some real-life graffiti in what looks to be a club's bathroom, reading "How fucken old are Nomeansno? Give it up granddads", followed by band member John Wright's signed response of "That's 'great granddad' to you fucker!".
* The original cover art of Music/TheRollingStones' 1968 album ''Music/BeggarsBanquet'' features this. While their record label refused to issue it at the time (substituting a spare white cover with a mock dinner invitation instead), the bathroom cover was eventually restored for the album's CD reissue.



* The famous eighties song "867-5309/Jenny" by Music/TommyTutone is based on this trope.
** There's a gay GenderFlip version of Tommy Tutone's song, which rather implies that 867-5309/Jimmy wrote ''his own'' number on the men's room wall.



* There's a bit from ''Radio/TheBobAndTomShow'', circa 2000 entitled "Graffiti Wisdom". It's a fake commercial for 2 hours of recordings of bathroom graffiti being read by "Creator/JamesEarlJones".
-->"Here I sit / all broken-hearted. / Came to sh-* beep* / but only farted.
-->"Please don't throw toothpicks in the urinals. The crabs have learned to pole-vault."



* There's a bit from the Bob & Tom Show, circa 2000 entitled "Graffiti Wisdom". It's a fake commercial for 2 hours of recordings of bathroom graffiti being read by "James Earl Jones".
-->"Here I sit / all broken-hearted. / Came to sh-* beep* / but only farted.
-->"Please don't throw toothpicks in the urinals. The crabs have learned to pole-vault."



* The horror RPG ''In Dark Alleys'' has the [[MeaningfulName Scribblers]], a group of radical philosophers and academics who specialize in taboo ideas and all subjects other scholars find too ridiculous, scary, or "obviously wrong" to deal with. Once, they exchanged ideas by writing little notes inside of unpopular library books, but they were found out by [[AncientConspiracy The Powers That Be]], all the books (mostly...) were burned and many Scribblers eliminated. These days, they communicate with each other by writing graffiti in all the places it is usually ignored: bathroom stalls, subway and bus stations, dirty back alleys. Try to take a closer look at the graffiti on a bathroom stall: between all the phone numbers of prostitutes, you just may find a mysterious argument about Nietzsche and Paglia, and the strange and terrible powers you may learn to wield if you truly understand the meaning of their philosophies...

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* The horror RPG ''In Dark Alleys'' ''TabletopGame/InDarkAlleys'' has the [[MeaningfulName Scribblers]], a group of radical philosophers and academics who specialize in taboo ideas and all subjects other scholars find too ridiculous, scary, or "obviously wrong" to deal with. Once, they exchanged ideas by writing little notes inside of unpopular library books, but they were found out by [[AncientConspiracy The Powers That Be]], all the books (mostly...) were burned and many Scribblers eliminated. These days, they communicate with each other by writing graffiti in all the places it is usually ignored: bathroom stalls, subway and bus stations, dirty back alleys. Try to take a closer look at the graffiti on a bathroom stall: between all the phone numbers of prostitutes, you just may find a mysterious argument about Nietzsche and Paglia, and the strange and terrible powers you may learn to wield if you truly understand the meaning of their philosophies...



* An early puzzle in ''VideoGame/LeisureSuitLarry1InTheLandOfTheLoungeLizards'' requires reading the graffiti in a stall to find out the passphrase to a restricted room.
* A puzzle in ''VideoGame/ManiacMansion'' involves graffiti on a bathroom wall. In a ''house''.
* The high score screen from the ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' games from Harmonix, in which the scores are placed near a urinal.
* ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' uses graffiti in safe rooms to add to the atmosphere, and to provide humor. There is also bathroom graffiti in The Passing DLC.
* Jeanette from ''VideoGame/VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' says [[AnythingThatMoves her name is all over the bathroom stalls]]. If her e-mail inbox is any indication, this isn't far from the truth. Just don't tell that to [[spoiler: Therese, her twin sister/other personality.]]
* In ''City of Secrets'', it's possible to see a piece of graffiti in a public toilet that hints at a possible puzzle.



* Gorrister's scenario in ''VideoGame/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream'' has a number of graffiti in a honky-tonk's bathroom. Some of it doubles as {{Foreshadowing}} to the plot, while the rest is just generic.
* In the ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice'' game "Chariot of the Dogs" we see the graffiti that Bosco has left in ''his own'' bathroom. These are hints to a puzzle, but to Max, they read suspiciously like male-enhancement ads.
* ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario'' has some stalls with graffiti in Merlee's Mansion.
* ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes'' has graffiti in every save room in the game, which happen to be--you guessed it--Bathrooms.



* In ''VideoGame/CityOfSecrets'', it's possible to see a piece of graffiti in a public toilet that hints at a possible puzzle.
* In "Episode 2: Memory" of ''VideoGame/Code7'' you find several of them on the walls of the showers in the Paranoya Theatre, the hideout of the [[GangBangers Dark Dragons]]: lots of tags, a mermaid with two machine guns, the line "The dragons will rise" and "42" written in large letters.



* In ''VideoGame/TheWalkingDead'' Clementine finds a TON of it in the bathroom of the first episode.
* In ''VideoGAme/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'' Drake fights a giant mook in a bar bathroom that has tons of it.

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* In ''VideoGame/TheWalkingDead'' Clementine finds The high score screen from the ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' games from Harmonix, in which the scores are placed near a TON urinal.
* Gorrister's scenario in ''VideoGame/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream'' has a number of graffiti in a honky-tonk's bathroom. Some
of it in doubles as {{Foreshadowing}} to the plot, while the rest is just generic.
* ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' uses graffiti in safe rooms to add to the atmosphere, and to provide humor. There is also
bathroom of graffiti in The Passing DLC.
* An early puzzle in ''VideoGame/LeisureSuitLarry1InTheLandOfTheLoungeLizards'' requires reading
the first episode.
* In ''VideoGAme/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'' Drake fights a giant mook
graffiti in a bar bathroom that has tons of it.stall to find out the passphrase to a restricted room.



* In "Episode 2: Memory" of ''VideoGame/Code7'' you find several of them on the walls of the showers in the Paranoya Theatre, the hideout of the [[GangBangers Dark Dragons]]: lots of tags, a mermaid with two machine guns, the line "The dragons will rise" and "42" written in large letters.

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* A puzzle in ''VideoGame/ManiacMansion'' involves graffiti on a bathroom wall. In a ''house''.
* ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes'' has graffiti in every save room in the game, which happen to be--you guessed it--Bathrooms.
* In "Episode 2: Memory" of ''VideoGame/Code7'' you find several of them on the walls ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice'' game "Chariot of the showers Dogs" we see the graffiti that Bosco has left in ''his own'' bathroom. These are hints to a puzzle, but to Max, they read suspiciously like male-enhancement ads.
* ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario'' has some stalls with graffiti in Merlee's Mansion.
* In ''VideoGAme/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'' Drake fights a giant mook in a bar bathroom that has tons of it.
* Jeanette from ''VideoGame/VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' says [[AnythingThatMoves her name is all over the bathroom stalls]]. If her e-mail inbox is any indication, this isn't far from the truth. Just don't tell that to [[spoiler: Therese, her twin sister/other personality.]]
* In ''VideoGame/TheWalkingDead'' Clementine finds a TON of it
in the Paranoya Theatre, the hideout bathroom of the [[GangBangers Dark Dragons]]: lots of tags, a mermaid with two machine guns, the line "The dragons will rise" and "42" written in large letters.first episode.



* Bathroom graffiti shows up in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' in [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2003-05-29 these]] [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2003-05-31 two]] strips.
* Mentioned in [[http://www.errantstory.com/2002-12-23/36 an early installment]] of ''Webcomic/ErrantStory''.



* Mentioned in [[http://www.errantstory.com/2002-12-23/36 an early installment]] of ''Webcomic/ErrantStory''.

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* Mentioned in An example from ''Webcomic/TheKAMics'' can be seen [[http://www.errantstory.com/2002-12-23/36 an early installment]] of ''Webcomic/ErrantStory''.theduckwebcomics.com/The_KAMics/5380617/ here]].
* ''Webcomic/MonkeyDust'' has a sketch where a character writes graffiti on a ''cubicle'' wall requesting oral sex.



* [[http://xkcd.com/229/ This]] ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' strip, in which Randall laments that he looks for meaning in the wrong places, including bathroom stalls upon which graffiti is scribbled.
* Bathroom graffiti shows up in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' in [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2003-05-29 these]] [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2003-05-31 two]] strips.
* ''Webcomic/MonkeyDust'' has a sketch where a character writes graffiti on a ''cubicle'' wall requesting oral sex.
* ''Webcomic/TerminalLance'' and its AnimatedAdaptation, ''Post'', both feature various vulgar images and sayings as graffiti, particularly the RealLife "[[MemeticMutation Wagner Loves The Cock]]".



* An example from ''Webcomic/TheKAMics'' can be seen [[http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/The_KAMics/5380617/ here]].



* ''Webcomic/TerminalLance'' and its AnimatedAdaptation, ''Post'', both feature various vulgar images and sayings as graffiti, particularly the RealLife "[[MemeticMutation Wagner Loves The Cock]]".
* [[http://xkcd.com/229/ This]] ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' strip, in which Randall laments that he looks for meaning in the wrong places, including bathroom stalls upon which graffiti is scribbled.



* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP-2703]] manifests as a message in graffiti that appears mainly on bathroom doors throughout Manchester, UK, reading "For a good time call..." and a number. [[SchmuckBait Calling it]] summons an EldritchAbomination...[[spoiler:who is a friendly, cultured lady who really just does want to have a good, platonic time out and enjoys singing, though she ''is'' touchy about her appearance.]]



* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP-2703]] manifests as a message in graffiti that appears mainly on bathroom doors throughout Manchester, UK, reading "For a good time call..." and a number. [[SchmuckBait Calling it]] summons an EldritchAbomination...[[spoiler:who is a friendly, cultured lady who really just does want to have a good, platonic time out and enjoys singing, though she ''is'' touchy about her appearance.]]



* In ''WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger'', the words "Courtney is a" can be seen in the boy's room in the elementary school. Hoodsie blocks out the rest of it. Other lines include "Courtney Gripling is a babe" and "Ginger and Jake".
* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' had Butt-Head find graffiti in a bathroom stall that read "For a good time, call Beavis' mom!" When he pointed it out to Beavis, he responded that he found some graffiti that said "For a great time, call Butt-Head's dad!" They are in a MEN'S room.
* The WesternAnimation/BugsBunny cartoon "Fresh Hare" has three "wanted" posters of Bugs defaced with graffiti.



--->'''Goat:''' I like good times.
* In ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'', when Birdman wonders how he could get the number of the girl he likes, [[ReallyGetsAround every other man in the room]] immediately says "Stall three."

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--->'''Goat:''' -->'''Goat:''' I like good times.
* In ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'', when Birdman wonders how he could get the number ''WesternAnimation/{{Fillmore}}'', one of the girl he likes, [[ReallyGetsAround every other man in the room]] immediately says "Stall three."episodes centered around bathroom graffiti and stainless steel stalls. It's a WholePlotReference parody of ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs''. [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer Really]].



--->'''Squid Hat:''' They ''didn't!''
--->'''Toadblatt:''' They ''did!'' I saw it! 'For a very good time' indeed!
* In ''WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger'', the words "Courtney is a" can be seen in the boy's room in the elementary school. Hoodsie blocks out the rest of it. Other lines include "Courtney Gripling is a babe" and "Ginger and Jake".
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Fillmore}}'', one of the episodes centered around bathroom graffiti and stainless steel stalls. It's a WholePlotReference parody of ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs''. [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer Really]].

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--->'''Squid -->'''Squid Hat:''' They ''didn't!''
--->'''Toadblatt:'''
''didn't!''\\
'''Toadblatt:'''
They ''did!'' I saw it! 'For a very good time' indeed!
* In ''WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger'', ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'', when Birdman wonders how he could get the words "Courtney is a" can be seen number of the girl he likes, [[ReallyGetsAround every other man in the boy's room in the elementary school. Hoodsie blocks out the rest of it. Other lines include "Courtney Gripling is a babe" and "Ginger and Jake".
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Fillmore}}'', one of the episodes centered around bathroom graffiti and stainless steel stalls. It's a WholePlotReference parody of ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs''. [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer Really]].
room]] immediately says "Stall three."



* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' had Butt-Head find graffiti in a bathroom stall that read "For a good time, call Beavis' mom!" When he pointed it out to Beavis, he responded that he found some graffiti that said "For a great time, call Butt-Head's dad!" They are in a MEN'S room.
* The WesternAnimation/BugsBunny cartoon "Fresh Hare" has three "wanted" posters of Bugs defaced with graffiti.


* Eda from ''Manga/BlackLagoon'' explains the handy escape instructions she left for Greenback Jane with an analogy of a bathroom stall scribble that makes the person reading look around the booth.
* In the ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' manga there is a bathroom scene in volume 32 where the wall says "welcome to HELL".



* Eda from ''Manga/BlackLagoon'' explains the handy escape instructions she left for Greenback Jane with an analogy of a bathroom stall scribble that makes the person reading look around the booth.



* In the ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' manga there is a bathroom scene in volume 32 where the wall says "welcome to HELL".



* Jason of ''ComicStrip/{{Foxtrot}}'' has done this at least twice, giving out Paige's phone number and e-mail address.

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* Jason of ''ComicStrip/{{Foxtrot}}'' has done this at least twice, giving out Paige's phone number In the ''Church and e-mail address.State'' arc of ''ComicBook/CerebusTheAardvark'', during Cerebus' interrogation of Astoria, she reveals that she originated the "One less mouth to feed is one less mouth to feed" line Cerebus used in one of his sermons.
-->'''Astoria''': It's a direct quote from my ''Kevellist Manifesto''. Where did you...?\\
'''Cerebus''': Cerebus read it on the wall of a latrine once.\\
'''Astoria''': Immortality is mine.



* ''ComicBook/RobinSeries'': Every time Tim visits the bathroom at high school the stalls within are written on, and usually the mirrors too.
* ''Comicbook/SuburbanGlamour'': Seen on a stall when Dave overhears one of his classmates complaining about failing to drug and seduce Astrid.
--> [[Creator/KieronGillen Gillen's]] [[SelfDeprecation a knob]]
--> You're Mum
--> [[YouMakeMeSic It's spelled "your", you idiot]].



* ''Comicbook/SuburbanGlamour'': Seen on a stall when Dave overhears one of his classmates complaining about failing to drug and seduce Astrid.
--> [[Creator/KieronGillen Gillen's]] [[SelfDeprecation a knob]]
--> You're Mum
--> [[YouMakeMeSic It's spelled "your", you idiot]].
* In the ''Church and State'' arc of ''ComicBook/CerebusTheAardvark'', during Cerebus' interrogation of Astoria, she reveals that she originated the "One less mouth to feed is one less mouth to feed" line Cerebus used in one of his sermons.
-->'''Astoria''': It's a direct quote from my ''Kevellist Manifesto''. Where did you...?\\
'''Cerebus''': Cerebus read it on the wall of a latrine once.\\
'''Astoria''': Immortality is mine.
* ''ComicBook/RobinSeries'': Every time Tim visits the bathroom at high school the stalls within are written on, and usually the mirrors too.



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* Jason of ''ComicStrip/{{Foxtrot}}'' has done this at least twice, giving out Paige's phone number and e-mail address on the men's room wall of the local truckstop.
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* In chapter 3 of ''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/165839/berry-punch-takes-manehattan Berry Punch Takes Manehattan]]'', Bon Bon reads some scribbles on the walls of the stall, ranging from squicky to philosophical.
* ''Fanfic/EyeOfTheStorm'': In the sequel ''Crystal Blizzard'', Darth Vader and his Earth friends head to Salt Lake City for Christmas. During a stop at a public rest area, he reads and is amused by the stall graffiti.



* ''Fanfic/EyeOfTheStorm'': In the sequel ''Crystal Blizzard'', Darth Vader and his Earth friends head to Salt Lake City for Christmas. During a stop at a public rest area, he reads and is amused by the stall graffiti.
* In chapter 3 of [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/165839/berry-punch-takes-manehattan Berry Punch Takes Manehattan]], Bon Bon reads some scribbles on the walls of the stall, ranging from squicky to philosophical.



* Bathroom graffiti tell Tucker [=McElroy=] where ''Film/TheBluesBrothers'' are performing.

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* Bathroom graffiti tell tells Tucker [=McElroy=] where ''Film/TheBluesBrothers'' are performing.performing.
* The cowboy/mummy from ''Film/BubbaHoTep'' etches some hieroglyphic graffiti onto a bathroom stall of the rest home (which JFK translates).
* In the high school girls' bathroom in ''Film/DazedAndConfused'', the graffiti over Jodi's shoulder reads, "Jodi Kramer is stuck up!!"
* In ''Film/DumbAndDumber'', Lloyd uses the gas station bathroom and only to find out that the graffiti message for scheduled "manly love" is at the exact day and time he's in the stall, and the person who enters the stall was the trucker from the diner before.
* ''Film/TheIceHarvest'' shows John Cusack reading such Graffiti at a urinal, saying aloud: "As Wichita falls, so falls Wichita Falls."
* In ''Film/{{Mabul}}'', the bathroom walls at Yoni's school are absolutely covered in graffiti.



* ''Film/{{Reststop}}'' features a trashed women's restroom with graffiti all over the stalls, each a cryptic (or not so cryptic) message about the homicidal, truck driving maniac who hunts down those who go to the rest stop. Later the heroine of the movie leaves her own message on a stall door.
* In ''Film/{{Roadhouse}}'', the owner of the Double Deuce finds some offensive graffiti on the wall and simply edits it (Technically in the hallway outside the bathrooms, but close enough)
* At the beginning of ''Film/SlaughterHigh'', Marty finds "Marty Rantzen Sucks!" scrawled on the wall of the girl's locker room. He changes the S to an F.



* ''Reststop'' features a trashed women's restroom with graffiti all over the stalls, each a cryptic (or not so cryptic) message about the homicidal, truck driving maniac who hunts down those who go to the rest stop. Later the heroine of the movie leaves her own message on a stall door.



* In ''Film/DumbAndDumber'', Lloyd uses the gas station bathroom and only to find out that the graffiti message for scheduled "manly love" is at the exact day and time he's in the stall, and the person who enters the stall was the trucker from the diner before.
* The cowboy/mummy from ''Film/BubbaHoTep'' etches some hieroglyphic graffiti onto a bathroom stall of the rest home (which JFK translates).
* In ''Film/{{Roadhouse}}'', the owner of the Double Deuce finds some offensive graffiti on the wall and simply edits it (Technically in the hallway outside the bathrooms, but close enough)
* At the beginning of ''Film/SlaughterHigh'', Marty finds "Marty Rantzen Sucks!" scrawled on the wall of the girl's locker room. He changes the S to an F.
* ''Film/TheIceHarvest'' shows John Cusack reading such Graffiti at a urinal, saying aloud: "As Wichita falls, so falls Wichita Falls."



* In the high school girls' bathroom in ''Film/DazedAndConfused'', the graffiti over Jodi's shoulder reads, "Jodi Kramer is stuck up!!"
* In ''Film/{{Mabul}}'', the bathroom walls at Yoni's school are absolutely covered in graffiti.



* This becomes the only contact with reality The Dictator has on ''Literature/TheAutumnOfThePatriarch''.
* ''Radio/TheBurkissWay'' cast member Nigel Rees compiled and edited a best-selling series of books which brought together the best and funniest graffiti - 80% of it from toilets - to be found in the UK. The ''graffiti'' series ran eventually into four books and several million sales.



* A science-fiction short story "Graffiti" by Gary Alexander had a 'graffiti time war' where opposing sides in the future were writing insults in a propaganda war in a bathroom stall declared the only neutral place in history for them to wage war at. The janitor who discovers it (having been frustrated by the high-tech indelible marker ink of the future) eventually ends up involved and uses his experience with graffiti to blast both sides and they want to elect him emperor of the future, but being stupidly determined to remain[[note]]he's got his reasons; he's a bit of a slacker who actually likes the mindless rote aspects of his job, and really doesn't want the work and responsibility of being Emperor[[/note]] he restarts the war and returns to his bathroom stall cleaning duties.
* In ''[[Literature/AdrianMole The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole]],'' the title character gets sent to the headmaster's office for writing a poem in the boys' toilet. When Adrian asks the headmaster how he knows he's the culprit, he replies, "You signed it, idiot boy."
* In the ''Literature/KnightAndRogueSeries'' Michael admits that he learned to brew a drug that was once common for nobles to know while at university. When this shocks Fisk he quickly amends that no professor would teach the recipe to a now illegal drug, but you could always find variations written on the bathroom stalls.
* In ''Literature/LessThanZero'', graffiti written on the bathroom wall at Pages reads, 'Julian gives great head. And is dead' followed by 'Fuck you, Mom and Dad. You suck cunt. You suck cock. You both can die because that's what you did to me. You left me to die. You both can rot in fucking shitting asshole hell. Burn, you fucking dumbshits. Burn, fuckers. Burn.' Lovely.
* Not a bathroom, but Literature/MercyThompson keeps a graffiti-covered wrecked car on her lawn to annoy her neighbor, Adam. One of the scrawled messages (applied at the suggestion of Adam's teenage daughter) is a "For a good time, call Adam" note that includes his phone number.
* In ''Literature/TheRobberBride'', history professor Tony Fremont notes the graffiti on the wall of the washroom in the Faculty of History building: ''Herstoy Not History'', ''Hersterectomy Not Hystorectomy'', above which is ''FEMINIST DECONSTRUCTION SUCKS''.
* A more sober example in Laurie Halse Anderson's ''{{Literature/Speak}}''. Melinda discovers some bathroom graffiti at her high school that mostly functions as a message board for gossip. She adds her own thread to it, mentioning that people should avoid Andy Evans, the senior who [[spoiler: raped her]]. When she comes back to the graffiti a few days later, dozens of people have added messages agreeing with her.



* This becomes the only contact with reality The Dictator has on ''Literature/TheAutumnOfThePatriarch''.



* In ''Literature/TheRobberBride'', history professor Tony Fremont notes the graffiti on the wall of the washroom in the Faculty of History building: ''Herstoy Not History'', ''Hersterectomy Not Hystorectomy'', above which is ''FEMINIST DECONSTRUCTION SUCKS''.
* Not a bathroom, but Literature/MercyThompson keeps a graffiti-covered wrecked car on her lawn to annoy her neighbor, Adam. One of the scrawled messages (applied at the suggestion of Adam's teenage daughter) is a "For a good time, call Adam" note that includes his phone number.
* In ''Literature/LessThanZero'', graffiti written on the bathroom wall at Pages reads, 'Julian gives great head. And is dead' followed by 'Fuck you, Mom and Dad. You suck cunt. You suck cock. You both can die because that's what you did to me. You left me to die. You both can rot in fucking shitting asshole hell. Burn, you fucking dumbshits. Burn, fuckers. Burn.' Lovely.
* In the ''Literature/KnightAndRogueSeries'' Michael admits that he learned to brew a drug that was once common for nobles to know while at university. When this shocks Fisk he quickly ammends that no professor would teach the recipe to a now illegal drug, but you could always find variations written on the bathroom stalls.
* A science-fiction short story ''Graffiti'' by Gary Alexander had a 'graffiti time war' where opposing sides in the future were writing insults in a propaganda war in a bathroom stall declared the only neutral place in history for them to wage war at. The janitor who discovers it (having been frustrated by the high-tech indelible marker ink of the future) eventually ends up involved and uses his experience with graffiti to blast both sides and they want to elect him emperor of the future, but being stupidly determined to remain[[note]]he's got his reasons; he's a bit of a slacker who actually likes the mindless rote aspects of his job, and really doesn't want the work and responsibility of being Emperor[[/note]] he restarts the war and returns to his bathroom stall cleaning duties.
* In ''[[Literature/AdrianMole The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole]],'' the title character gets sent to the headmaster's office for writing a poem in the boys' toilet. When Adrian asks the headmaster how he knows he's the culprit, he replies, "You signed it, idiot boy."
* ''Radio/TheBurkissWay'' cast member Nigel Rees compiled and edited a best-selling series of books which brought together the best and funniest graffiti - 80% of it from toilets - to be found in the UK. The ''graffiti'' series ran eventually into four books and several million sales.
* A more sober example in Laurie Halse Anderson's ''{{Literature/Speak}}''. Melinda discovers some bathroom graffiti at her high school that mostly functions as a message board for gossip. She adds her own thread to it, mentioning that people should avoid Andy Evans, the senior who [[spoiler: raped her]]. When she comes back to the graffiti a few days later, dozens of people have added messages agreeing with her.



* ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' had a skit in scenes from a hat of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBpp42_VVtQ "Graffitti in the Whose Line Bathroom"]] which put a twist on it
--> '''Brad:''' *reading off imaginary wall* Colin IS here *looks up, feigns surprise*
* Quinn of ''Series/{{Glee}}'' drew a whole pornographic picture of Rachel on a bathroom stall.
* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', Elliot ends up in the men's bathroom and finds her "butt rating" in one of the stalls. Initially, she’s ecstatic when she sees its 9.6...and then Kelso informs her the scale is out of 100.
* ''Series/NightCourt'' had an episode where the Judge has a brief fling with a rock star in the men's bathroom - full of graffiti, she comments that the women's bathroom has more interesting ones.
* In ''Series/MySoCalledLife'', it wasn't just the stalls, the ENTIRE girl's bathroom was coated completely in graffiti.
* The men's room at Arnold's in ''Series/HappyDays''.
** Its sister show ''Series/LaverneAndShirley'' had an entire episode as the girls dressed like guys to erase graffiti written in a Men's Room about them as revenge.



* In the ''Series/AllInTheFamily'' episode "Archie is Worried About His Job", Archie expects a phone call late at night, but he gets a guy who misread a number on a toilet wall instead.
* In ''Series/BeingHumanUK'', one of George's English As A Foreign Language students vandalizes the men's room at the school, writing "Mr. Sands suck cocks". Unfortunately for George, he finds this to be CorrectionBait.
* The plot of the ''Series/ColdCase'' episode "Justice" hinges on this.



* In the ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide'' episode on Bathrooms, Ned gets Moze to write his name on the "Hottie List" in the girls' toilets. Someone puts a lipstick kiss on the toilet wall next to his name (which is a really gross thing to do) and Ned tries to find out whose lipstick it was. HilarityEnsues.
* From ''Series/TheWire'': "Rawls Sucks Cock" at the Baltimore Central Police station staff men's room.
* The plot of the ''Series/ColdCase'' episode "Justice" hinges on this.
* In the ''Series/AllInTheFamily'' episode "Archie is Worried About His Job", Archie expects a phone call late at night, but he gets a guy who misread a number on a toilet wall instead.



* Quinn of ''Series/{{Glee}}'' drew a whole pornographic picture of Rachel on a bathroom stall.
* The men's room at Arnold's in ''Series/HappyDays''.
** Its sister show ''Series/LaverneAndShirley'' had an entire episode as the girls dressed like guys to erase graffiti written in a Men's Room about them as revenge.



* In ''Series/BeingHumanUK'', one of George's English As A Foreign Language students vandalizes the men's room at the school, writing "Mr. Sands suck cocks". Unfortunately for George, he finds this to be CorrectionBait.

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* In ''Series/BeingHumanUK'', one of George's English As A Foreign Language students vandalizes ''Series/MySoCalledLife'', it wasn't just the stalls, the ENTIRE girl's bathroom was coated completely in graffiti.
* In the ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide'' episode on Bathrooms, Ned gets Moze to write his name on the "Hottie List" in the girls' toilets. Someone puts a lipstick kiss on the toilet wall next to his name (which is a really gross thing to do) and Ned tries to find out whose lipstick it was. HilarityEnsues.
* ''Series/NightCourt'' had an episode where the Judge has a brief fling with a rock star in
the men's room bathroom - full of graffiti, she comments that the women's bathroom has more interesting ones.
* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', Elliot ends up in the men's bathroom and finds her "butt rating" in one of the stalls. Initially, she’s ecstatic when she sees its 9.6...and then Kelso informs her the scale is out of 100.
* ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' had a skit in scenes from a hat of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBpp42_VVtQ "Graffitti in the Whose Line Bathroom"]] which put a twist on it
--> '''Brad:''' *reading off imaginary wall* Colin IS here *looks up, feigns surprise*
* From ''Series/TheWire'': "Rawls Sucks Cock"
at the school, writing "Mr. Sands suck cocks". Unfortunately for George, he finds this to be CorrectionBait.Baltimore Central Police station staff men's room.






** The show has Billy being told to read what's on a stall. He reads "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar For a good time, call]]--" before being cut off and told he's reading the wrong thing.

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** The show has Billy being told to read what's on a stall. He reads "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar For "for a good time, call]]--" call--" before being cut off and told he's reading the wrong thing.

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* ''WebComic/SleeplessDomain'': Outrageous Lime at one point wrote 'Prof Parker Sux' on the bathroom door, causing Kokoro to decide Lime was 'too hardcore' for her.
-->'''Kokoro:''' Permanent marker...


Bathroom stalls tend to have all manner of interesting things written on the walls. Usually, it's phone numbers, or crude insinuations about characters (often the very character who's reading it). Occasionally you'll find poetry, pithy sayings (which, appropriately, can be filled with {{Vulgar|Humor}} and ToiletHumor), colorful drawings, or ArcWords. Often includes some variation on "For a good time call..."

Occasionally, the trope turns up in PoliceProcedural shows, as when victims of a campus date rapist have been afraid to report the crime, so write warnings to other potential victims all over the lady's room stalls.

Let's just say this is TruthInTelevision for more than half of us, and leave it at that. Commonly found in a DisgustingPublicToilet.

Archaeology has proven this trope to be OlderThanFeudalism: see the RealLife examples. For general "X was Here" type of graffiti, see KilroyWasHere.

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Bathroom stalls tend to have all manner of interesting things written on the walls. Usually, it's phone numbers, numbers or crude insinuations about characters (often the very character who's reading it). Occasionally you'll find poetry, pithy sayings (which, appropriately, can be filled with {{Vulgar|Humor}} and ToiletHumor), colorful drawings, or ArcWords. Often includes some variation on "For a good time call..."

Occasionally, the trope turns up in PoliceProcedural shows, as when victims of a campus date rapist have been afraid to report the crime, so they write warnings to other potential victims all over the lady's ladies' room stalls.

Let's just say this is TruthInTelevision for more than half of us, us and leave it at that. Commonly found in a DisgustingPublicToilet.

Archaeology has proven this trope to be OlderThanFeudalism: see the RealLife examples. For the general "X was Here" type of graffiti, see KilroyWasHere.



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* This was parodied in the ''Anime/ExcelSaga'' episode "The Interesting Giant Tower", where Excel kept finding mysterious messages on the bathroom wall that help her along, until she finds the last message that claims even the message leaver is now stuck.

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* This was parodied in the ''Anime/ExcelSaga'' episode "The Interesting Giant Tower", where Excel kept finding mysterious messages on the bathroom wall that help her along, along until she finds the last message that claims even the message leaver is now stuck.



* Eda from ''Manga/BlackLagoon'' explains the handy escapy instructions she left for Greenback Jane with a analogy of a bathroom stall scribble that makes the person reading look around the booth.

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* Eda from ''Manga/BlackLagoon'' explains the handy escapy escape instructions she left for Greenback Jane with a an analogy of a bathroom stall scribble that makes the person reading look around the booth.



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* ''Matters of Faith'' has graffities all over the bathrooms in the [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Geofront]]. The most amusing of these are the "Gendo Ikari Facts" which pose him as a MemeticBadass on par with Chuck Norris. The kicker is, he wrote most of these (including the ones in the women's bathrooms) himself to keep his subordinates in line.

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* ''Matters of Faith'' has graffities graffiti all over the bathrooms in the [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Geofront]]. The most amusing of these are the "Gendo Ikari Facts" which pose him as a MemeticBadass on par with Chuck Norris. The kicker is, he wrote most of these (including the ones in the women's bathrooms) himself to keep his subordinates in line.



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* ''Reststop'' features a trashed woman's restroom with graffiti all over the stalls, each a cryptic (or not so cryptic) message about the homicidal, truck driving, maniac who hunts down those who go to the reststop. Later the heroine of the movie leaves her own message on a stall door.

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* ''Reststop'' features a trashed woman's women's restroom with graffiti all over the stalls, each a cryptic (or not so cryptic) message about the homicidal, truck driving, driving maniac who hunts down those who go to the reststop.rest stop. Later the heroine of the movie leaves her own message on a stall door.



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* ''Literature/FightingFantasy'': The fourth ''Literature/{{Sorcery}}'' book, ''The Crown Of Kings'', has a scene in the Mampang Fortress' public latrine which is filled with ridiculous graffiti. The crowner is probably this line scribbled above a hanging piece of ratskin: "Please wash your hands after using this towel."

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* ''Literature/FightingFantasy'': The fourth ''Literature/{{Sorcery}}'' book, ''The Crown Of Kings'', has a scene in the Mampang Fortress' Fortress's public latrine which is filled with ridiculous graffiti. The crowner is probably this line scribbled above a hanging piece of ratskin: "Please wash your hands after using this towel."



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* There's a ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' story called "Side Trip" where [[Literature/XWingSeries Corran]] has to explain what he was looking at to an observant bounty hunter [[spoiler: who happens to be a disguised [[Literature/TheThrawnTrilogy Grand Admiral Thrawn]], the man who can judge a culture by their art]] and claims it was graffiti. Naturally this leads to a discussion of "real" art.

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* There's a ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' story called "Side Trip" where [[Literature/XWingSeries Corran]] has to explain what he was looking at to an observant bounty hunter [[spoiler: who happens to be a disguised [[Literature/TheThrawnTrilogy Grand Admiral Thrawn]], the man who can judge a culture by their art]] and claims it was graffiti. Naturally Naturally, this leads to a discussion of "real" art.



* In ''Literature/LessThanZero'', graffiti written on the bathroom wall at Pages reads, 'Julian gives great head. And is dead' followed by 'Fuck you Mom and Dad. You suck cunt. You suck cock. You both can die because that's what you did to me. You left me to die. You both can rot in fucking shitting asshole hell. Burn, you fucking dumbshits. Burn, fuckers. Burn.' Lovely.

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* In ''Literature/LessThanZero'', graffiti written on the bathroom wall at Pages reads, 'Julian gives great head. And is dead' followed by 'Fuck you you, Mom and Dad. You suck cunt. You suck cock. You both can die because that's what you did to me. You left me to die. You both can rot in fucking shitting asshole hell. Burn, you fucking dumbshits. Burn, fuckers. Burn.' Lovely.



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* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', Elliot ends up in the men's bathroom and finds her "butt rating" in one of the stalls. Initially she’s ecstatic when she sees its 9.6...and then Kelso informs her the scale is out of 100.

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* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', Elliot ends up in the men's bathroom and finds her "butt rating" in one of the stalls. Initially Initially, she’s ecstatic when she sees its 9.6...and then Kelso informs her the scale is out of 100.



* The ''Series/{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr. Monk and the Girl Who Cried Wolf" has Sharona see the mysterious blood-soaked man with a knife in his chest and screwdriver in his ear hanging from a bathroom ceiling. By the time she gets Monk there, there's no evidence of any man other than the words "HELP ME" written on a wall, apparently with Sharona's lipstick. Stottlemeyer admits recalling the 1970s when people used bathroom walls to write love letters, phone numbers and limericks.

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* The ''Series/{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr. Monk and the Girl Who Cried Wolf" has Sharona see the mysterious blood-soaked man with a knife in his chest and a screwdriver in his ear hanging from a bathroom ceiling. By the time she gets Monk there, there's no evidence of any man other than the words "HELP ME" written on a wall, apparently with Sharona's lipstick. Stottlemeyer admits recalling the 1970s when people used bathroom walls to write love letters, phone numbers numbers, and limericks.



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* The cover art of Nomeansno compilation ''The People's Choice'' features some real life graffiti in what looks to be a club's bathroom, reading "How fucken old are Nomeansno? Give it up grand dads", followed by band member John Wright's signed response of "That's 'great grand dad' to you fucker!".

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* The cover art of Nomeansno compilation ''The People's Choice'' features some real life real-life graffiti in what looks to be a club's bathroom, reading "How fucken old are Nomeansno? Give it up grand dads", granddads", followed by band member John Wright's signed response of "That's 'great grand dad' granddad' to you fucker!".



* A line from Music/SimonAndGarfunkel's "The Sounds Of Silence" goes "...and say that the words of the prophet are written on the subway walls and tenament halls."

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* A line from Music/SimonAndGarfunkel's "The Sounds Of Silence" goes "...and say that the words of the prophet are written on the subway walls and tenament tenement halls."



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-->"Here I sit / all broken hearted. / Came to sh-* beep* / but only farted.

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-->"Here I sit / all broken hearted.broken-hearted. / Came to sh-* beep* / but only farted.



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* Gorrister's scenario in ''VideoGame/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream'' has a number of grafitti in a honky-tonk's bathroom. Some of it doubles as {{Foreshadowing}} to the plot, while the rest is just generic.

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* Gorrister's scenario in ''VideoGame/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream'' has a number of grafitti graffiti in a honky-tonk's bathroom. Some of it doubles as {{Foreshadowing}} to the plot, while the rest is just generic.



* ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes'' has graffiti in every save room in the game, which happen to be--you guesses it--Bathrooms.

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* ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes'' has graffiti in every save room in the game, which happen to be--you guesses guessed it--Bathrooms.



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* Not only is it TruthInTelevision, it's OlderThanFeudalism. [[https://web.archive.org/web/20190406173853/http://pompeiana.org/Resources/Ancient/Graffiti%20from%20Pompeii.htm Take a look.]] (Okay, so only one of those was actually written in a latrine, but close enough.) [[TooMuchInformation Too Much Very Very Out Of Date Information]].

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* Not only is it TruthInTelevision, but it's also OlderThanFeudalism. [[https://web.archive.org/web/20190406173853/http://pompeiana.org/Resources/Ancient/Graffiti%20from%20Pompeii.htm Take a look.]] (Okay, so only one of those was actually written in a latrine, but close enough.) [[TooMuchInformation Too Much Very Very Out Of Date Information]].



* Lord Byron apparently once composed an prayer on behalf of patrons of the WC:

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* Lord Byron apparently once composed an a prayer on behalf of patrons of the WC:

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* ''Literature/FightingFantasy'': The fourth ''Literature/{{Sorcery}}'' book, ''The Crown Of Kings'', has a scene in the Mampang Fortress' public latrine which is filled with ridiculous graffiti. The crowner is probably this line scribbled above a hanging piece of ratskin: "Please wash your hands after using this towel."
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** When Rinso visits the dunny outside Crocodile's tavern in ''Discworld/TheLastContinent'', he notices "the usual minutiae from people who needed people, and drawings done from overheated hope, rather than memory", but also the [[ArcWords Arc Images]] of figures in pointy hats.
** ''Discworld/MonstrousRegiment'' has Polly, an innkeeper's daughter, mention graffiti a few times, and correcting the anatomy.

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** When Rinso visits the dunny outside Crocodile's tavern in ''Discworld/TheLastContinent'', ''Literature/TheLastContinent'', he notices "the usual minutiae from people who needed people, and drawings done from overheated hope, rather than memory", but also the [[ArcWords Arc Images]] of figures in pointy hats.
** ''Discworld/MonstrousRegiment'' ''Literature/MonstrousRegiment'' has Polly, an innkeeper's daughter, mention graffiti a few times, and correcting the anatomy.


* Not only is it TruthInTelevision, it's OlderThanFeudalism. [[http://www.pompeiana.org/Resources/Ancient/Graffiti%20from%20Pompeii.htm Take a look.]] (Okay, so only one of those was actually written in a latrine, but close enough.) [[TooMuchInformation Too Much Very Very Out Of Date Information]].

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* Not only is it TruthInTelevision, it's OlderThanFeudalism. [[http://www.pompeiana.[[https://web.archive.org/web/20190406173853/http://pompeiana.org/Resources/Ancient/Graffiti%20from%20Pompeii.htm Take a look.]] (Okay, so only one of those was actually written in a latrine, but close enough.) [[TooMuchInformation Too Much Very Very Out Of Date Information]].


* A more sober example in Laurie Halse Anderson's {{Literature/Speak}}. Melinda discovers some bathroom graffiti at her high school that mostly functions as a message board for gossip. She adds her own thread to it, mentioning that people should avoid Andy Evans, the senior who [[spoiler: raped her]]. When she comes back to the graffiti a few days later, dozens of people have added messages agreeing with her.

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* A more sober example in Laurie Halse Anderson's {{Literature/Speak}}.''{{Literature/Speak}}''. Melinda discovers some bathroom graffiti at her high school that mostly functions as a message board for gossip. She adds her own thread to it, mentioning that people should avoid Andy Evans, the senior who [[spoiler: raped her]]. When she comes back to the graffiti a few days later, dozens of people have added messages agreeing with her.

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* In "Episode 2: Memory" of ''VideoGame/Code7'' you find several of them on the walls of the showers in the Paranoya Theatre, the hideout of the [[GangBangers Dark Dragons]]: lots of tags, a mermaid with two machine guns, the line "The dragons will rise" and "42" written in large letters.

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* In ''Film/{{Mabul}}'', the bathroom walls at Yoni's school are absolutely covered in graffiti.

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* ''ComicBook/WonderWoman2006'': The ladies restroom at the theme park Diana and Tom's first mission together is located at is quite a mess, and includes a lipstick heart with the words 'Batman + me forever' in one of the stalls along with other tidbits.


* There's a ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' story called "Side Trip" where [[Literature/XWingSeries Corran]] has to explain what he was looking at to an observant bounty hunter [[spoiler: who happens to be a disguised [[Literature/TheThrawnTrilogy Grand Admiral Thrawn]], the man who can judge a culture by their art]] and claims it was graffiti. Naturally this leads to a discussion of "real" art.

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* There's a ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' story called "Side Trip" where [[Literature/XWingSeries Corran]] has to explain what he was looking at to an observant bounty hunter [[spoiler: who happens to be a disguised [[Literature/TheThrawnTrilogy Grand Admiral Thrawn]], the man who can judge a culture by their art]] and claims it was graffiti. Naturally this leads to a discussion of "real" art.


* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', Elliot ends up in the men's bathroom and finds her "butt rating" in one of the stalls.

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* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', Elliot ends up in the men's bathroom and finds her "butt rating" in one of the stalls. Initially she’s ecstatic when she sees its 9.6...and then Kelso informs her the scale is out of 100.

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