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* ''VideoGame/DayOfTheTentacle'' features George Washington as a character, so naturally fun is made of his false teeth. Another puzzle involves dentures of a horse.

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* ''VideoGame/DayOfTheTentacle'' features George Washington as a character, so naturally fun is made of his false teeth. Another puzzle involves the dentures of a talking horse.

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* ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'': The General tries to demonstrate PinPullingTeeth and ends up throwing a grenade with his dentures attached to it.


* In ''WesternAnimation/AllegroNonTroppo'', in the "Afternoon of a Faun" segment, an elderly faun is trying to seduce a young nymph. She offers him an apple, he takes a bite and hands it back to her ... with his dentures still stuck in it. She runs off in disgust.



* In ''WesternAnimation/AllegroNonTroppo'', in the "Afternoon of a Faun" segment, an elderly faun is trying to seduce a young nymph. She offers him an apple, he takes a bite and hands it back to her ... with his dentures still stuck in it. She runs off in disgust.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/AllegroNonTroppo'', in the "Afternoon of a Faun" segment, an elderly faun is trying to seduce a young nymph. She offers him an apple, he takes a bite and hands it back to her ... with his dentures still stuck in it. She runs off in disgust.



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* In ''WesternAnimation/AllegroNonTroppo'', in the "Afternoon of a Faun" segment, an elderly faun is trying to seduce a young nymph. She offers him an apple, he takes a bite and hands it back to her ... with his dentures still stuck in it. She runs off in disgust.

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* In ''Film/RedRiver'', Groot bets his false teeth, which he only uses for eating, in a poker game and loses. He's forced to go to the winner whenever he wants to eat.


** There's a cartoon in which Spike the bulldog takes out his everyday normal canine dog teeth, and puts in a ''much bigger'' set with larger, sharper teeth.

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** There's a cartoon in which "Solid Serenade" has Spike the bulldog takes take out his everyday normal regular canine dog teeth, and puts in a ''much bigger'' install instead another set with larger, sharper teeth.teeth meant to take a bite out of Tom Cat.


In real life, false teeth are a sign of age, poor health/dental care, or a combo thereof. As such, they are typically not a laughing matter. However, in fiction, false teeth are usually treated as hilarious and/or gross.

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In real life, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dentures false teeth teeth]] are a sign of age, poor health/dental care, or a combo thereof. As such, they are typically not a laughing matter. However, in fiction, false teeth are usually treated as hilarious and/or gross.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/RoliePolieOlie'' there is a running gag where Pappy's false teeth jump out of his mouth and begin eating everything in sight.

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* Mr. Deltoid, Alex's "post-corrective adviser," in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'' drinks several sips of water from a glass, before realising they contain false dentures.

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* Played with in Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/{{Batman}}''. After the titular character socks the Joker in the mouth, he gets up with his hands cupped over his face, moaning, and then appearing to spit out some clacking clockwork teeth that were presumably hidden in his hands - he never lost his actual teeth (or at least not the lot).

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** One episode has him getting a job at a Krusty Burger and jokingly places his dentures in a hamburger bun. "Ever seen a sandwich that could take a bite out of ''you''?" The indifferent teenage coworker putting burgers in a take-out bag grabs the denture sandwich and gives it to a customer.


* There's an old joke about a bar bet where a customer bets he can't bite his own eye. ...then of course takes out his false teeth.

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* There's an old joke about a bar bet where a customer bets he can't bite his own eye. ...eye... then of course takes out his false teeth.

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* Parodied to heck and beyond in ''Film/HotShotsPartDeux''. After losing his lunch to the sight of [[{{Squick}} dinner]], President Benson recovers his dentures from the bile and accidentally deposits it into the the Japanese Prime Minister's wine glass. He then (unsuccessfully) attempts to retrieve it, which results in the Prime Minister freaking out when he sees said dentures in his glass. It doesn't end there; President Benson picks up his dentures and puts them back, ''on the wrong side'' giving him a sharp-jawed appearance. The Prime Minister then is so startled by this development, he leaps into the arms of his wife from sheer terror.


* WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyCartoons: Several instances in early black-and-white shorts...

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* WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyCartoons: WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts: Several instances in early black-and-white shorts...



** In ''The Opry House'', a pig in the orchestra takes out his teeth and clicks it to the beat of [[Theatre/{Carmen}} "Habanera"]].

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** In ''The Opry House'', a pig in the orchestra takes out his teeth and clicks it to the beat of [[Theatre/{Carmen}} [[Theatre/{{Carmen}} "Habanera"]].


* ''WesternAnimation/SteamboatWillie'' has the false teeth behaving anthropomorphically.

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* WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyCartoons: Several instances in early black-and-white shorts...
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''WesternAnimation/SteamboatWillie'' has the false teeth behaving anthropomorphically.anthropomorphically.
** In ''The Opry House'', a pig in the orchestra takes out his teeth and clicks it to the beat of [[Theatre/{Carmen}} "Habanera"]].
** In ''Mickey's Choo-Choo'', Mickey takes out a dog's teeth to use as a can opener.
** Horace is shown having false teeth in ''The Fire Fighters''.

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