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* In the second ''Film/NannyMcPhee'' movie, when the kids are forced to share their beds with farm animals, the little elephant sharing with Vincent (the youngest child) pulls the blanket off Vincent with its trunk. The scene cuts short after this moment, though.
* In ''Film/NationalLampoonsChristmasVacation'', Audrey and Rusty are forced to share a bed when their grandparents come over for the holidays, leading to this.
* Chipmunk brothers Alvin and Simon start one over a small blanket while sleeping on a couch in ''Film/AlvinAndTheChipmunksTheSqueakquel'', despite the fact that each of them has their own ''human-sized'' bed complete with blankets and pillows.
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* In the second ''Film/NannyMcPhee'' movie, when the kids are forced to share their beds with farm animals, the little elephant sharing with Vincent (the youngest child) pulls the blanket off Vincent with its trunk. The scene cuts short after this moment, though.
* In ''Film/NationalLampoonsChristmasVacation'', Audrey and Rusty are forced to share a bed when their grandparents come over for the holidays, leading to this.
* Chipmunk brothers Alvin and Simon start one over a small blanket while sleeping on a couch in ''Film/AlvinAndTheChipmunksTheSqueakquel'', despite the fact that each of them has their own ''human-sized'' bed complete with blankets and pillows.
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* One old joke:
-->'''Q:''' What's antifreeze?
-->'''A:''' When Uncle hogs the covers.
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* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'': In one Sunday strip, Hobbes pulls the covers from Calvin while they're sleeping, and after a tug-of-war, Calvin gives up and goes to sleep with his parents, then does the same thing to his dad.
** In another C&H strip, Calvin reaches to pull back the covers and hears Hobbes say, "[[http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1993/11/05 I'm very fond of Calvin. Pass the gravy, please.]]" Calvin wisely accepts his fate and sleeps cold.

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* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'': ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'':
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In one Sunday strip, Hobbes pulls the covers from Calvin while they're sleeping, and after a tug-of-war, Calvin gives up and goes to sleep with his parents, then does the same thing to his dad.
** In another C&H one strip, Calvin reaches to pull back the covers and hears Hobbes say, "[[http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1993/11/05 I'm very fond of Calvin. Pass the gravy, please.]]" Calvin wisely accepts his fate and sleeps cold.



* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' uses this for a title panel twice, as covered by ''Webcomic/SquareRootOfMinusGarfield'' [[http://www.mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=1432 here.]]

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* %%* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' uses this for a title panel twice, as covered by ''Webcomic/SquareRootOfMinusGarfield'' [[http://www.mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=1432 here.]]


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* ''WesternAnimation/TheRugratsMovie'': Dil and Tommy do this while sleeping under a tree during the storm. It sets in motion the short but sweet chain of events when Tommy realizes just how badly he's been treating his baby brother, and starts reassuring and comforting him instead.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheRugratsMovie'': Dil and Tommy do this ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'': In one Sunday strip, Hobbes pulls the covers from Calvin while sleeping under they're sleeping, and after a tree during tug-of-war, Calvin gives up and goes to sleep with his parents, then does the storm. It sets in motion same thing to his dad.
** In another C&H strip, Calvin reaches to pull back
the short but sweet chain covers and hears Hobbes say, "[[http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1993/11/05 I'm very fond of events when Tommy realizes just how badly he's been treating Calvin. Pass the gravy, please.]]" Calvin wisely accepts his baby brother, fate and starts reassuring and comforting him instead.sleeps cold.
%%* The ComicStrip/{{Pluggers}} example above.
* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' uses this for a title panel twice, as covered by ''Webcomic/SquareRootOfMinusGarfield'' [[http://www.mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=1432 here.]]



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* ''WesternAnimation/TheRugratsMovie'': Dil and Tommy do this while sleeping under a tree during the storm. It sets in motion the short but sweet chain of events when Tommy realizes just how badly he's been treating his baby brother, and starts reassuring and comforting him instead.
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* ''Comicstrip/CalvinAndHobbes'': In one Sunday strip, Hobbes pulls the covers from Calvin while they're sleeping, and after a tug-of-war, Calvin gives up and goes to sleep with his parents, then does the same thing to his dad.
** In another C&H strip, Calvin reaches to pull back the covers and hears Hobbes say, "[[http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1993/11/05 I'm very fond of Calvin. Pass the gravy, please.]]" Calvin wisely accepts his fate and sleeps cold.
* The ComicStrip/{{Pluggers}} example above.
* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' uses this for a title panel twice, as covered by ''Webcomic/SquareRootOfMinusGarfield'' [[http://www.mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=1432 here.]]
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See also SleepSquashing.


* [[UpToEleven Taken to extremes]] on ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond''. After a tiff in bed, Debra took all the covers and went downstairs to sleep on the couch. For good measure, she turned down the thermostat.

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* [[UpToEleven Taken to extremes]] extremes on ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond''. After a tiff in bed, Debra took all the covers and went downstairs to sleep on the couch. For good measure, she turned down the thermostat.

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* ''Series/{{Frasier}}'': In "Hot Pursuit" the hotel hosting a radio conference is overbooked so Frasier and station manager Kenny have to share Roz's room. She takes the couch leaving Frasier stuck sharing a bed with Kenny who immediately steals the single blanket.


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* Chipmunk brothers Alvin and Simon start one over a small blanket while sleeping on a couch in ''Film/AlvinAndTheChipimunksTheSqueakquel'', despite the fact that each of them has their own ''human-sized'' bed complete with blankets and pillows.

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* Chipmunk brothers Alvin and Simon start one over a small blanket while sleeping on a couch in ''Film/AlvinAndTheChipimunksTheSqueakquel'', ''Film/AlvinAndTheChipmunksTheSqueakquel'', despite the fact that each of them has their own ''human-sized'' bed complete with blankets and pillows.

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* ''Literature/ABedOfYourOwn'': Implied. The animals are said to "hog the covers" when they're trying to share with Suzy-Sue.
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* Occurs in the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Daffy Duck Slept Here".

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* Occurs in the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Daffy Duck Slept Here"."WesternAnimation/DaffyDuckSleptHere".


* Taken to extremes on ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond''. After a tiff in bed, Debra took all the covers and went downstairs to sleep on the couch. For good measure, she turned down the thermostat.

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* [[UpToEleven Taken to extremes extremes]] on ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond''. After a tiff in bed, Debra took all the covers and went downstairs to sleep on the couch. For good measure, she turned down the thermostat.


* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'': [
** [OnOneCondition In "Million Dollar Cat"]], not only does Jerry pull on Tom's sheets, but he also shoves Tom out of bed.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'': [
''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'':
** [OnOneCondition [[OnOneCondition In "Million Dollar Cat"]], not only does Jerry pull on Tom's sheets, but he also shoves Tom out of bed.


* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'': [[OnOneCondition In "Million Dollar Cat"]], not only does Jerry pull on Tom's sheets, but he also shoves Tom out of bed.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'': [[OnOneCondition [
** [OnOneCondition
In "Million Dollar Cat"]], not only does Jerry pull on Tom's sheets, but he also shoves Tom out of bed.bed.
** In "WesternAnimation/PuppyTale", the puppy that Jerry brings home goes to sleep in Tom's bed. It then proceeds to take his blanket. A second later, Tom wakes up sneezing due to being cold.

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