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* ''Manga/{{Bartender}}'' averts this, or plays this straight, depending on your point of view.

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* ''Manga/{{Bartender}}'' averts this, or plays this straight, depending on your point of view. One arc specifically pits traditionalist bartender Ryu against a flairtender.

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* Parodied in an issue of ''Comicbook/NightwingRebirth'', when Dick and Wally go to a bar and order a soda and lime and a [[BlandNameProduct Zesti]], and the bartender complains that he studied mixology in Metropolis for this. Wally says he can set the soda on fire if it would make him feel better.
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* Mentioned but averted in ''VisualNovel/VA11HALLA'': when a customer says that Jill should be more extravagant in serving drinks, throwing bottles around and such, Jill points out that it would take longer to get the drink, the drink would be improperly mixed, and there would be a high likelihood of a broken bottle, broken glass, or broken face.

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* Mentioned but averted in ''VisualNovel/VA11HALLA'': when a customer says that Jill should be more extravagant in serving drinks, throwing bottles around and such, Jill points out that it would take longer to get the drink, the drink would be improperly mixed, and there would be a high likelihood of a broken bottle, broken glass, or broken face.



* Defied in ''VisualNovel/VA11HallA'', where Jill states that she doesn't bother with this because it just wastes time and adds nothing to the flavor.

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* Defied in ''VisualNovel/VA11HallA'', where when a customer says that Jill states should be more extravagant in serving drinks, throwing bottles around and such, Jill points out that she doesn't bother with this because it just wastes time would take longer to get the drink, the drink would be improperly mixed and therefore taste worse, and there would be a high likelihood of a broken bottle, broken glass, or broken face. And it adds nothing to the flavor.flavor or the experience.



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* Mentioned but averted in ''VisualNovel/VA11HALLA'': when a customer says that Jill should be more extravagant in serving drinks, throwing bottles around and such, Jill points out that it would take longer to get the drink, the drink would be improperly mixed, and there would be a high likelihood of a broken bottle, broken glass, or broken face.


* The ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' episode "Feats of Clay" has Piper cast a confidence spell on a meek waiter so he'll have the confidence to ask a female coworker to marry him. Instead, he becomes a hyperconfident bartender, not very interested in his coworker anymore. Phoebe {{lampshade|Hanging}}s this by asking "I thought you were supposed to make him confident, not turn him into Tom Cruise?"

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* The ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' episode "Feats of Clay" has Piper cast a confidence spell on a meek waiter so he'll have the confidence to ask a female coworker to marry him. Instead, he becomes a hyperconfident bartender, not very interested in his coworker anymore. Phoebe {{lampshade|Hanging}}s this by asking "I thought you were supposed to make him confident, not turn him into Tom Cruise?"


* ''Film/CoyoteUgly''.

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* ''Film/CoyoteUgly''. Creator/MariaBello, who plays the bar's owner Lil, was a bartender for years before her big break, and gets to show off her skills in the film. Lil's flair is all Maria.


* See Coyote Ugly up there in film? ''[[{{Defictionalization}} That's a real place!]]'' (It's in Las Vegas, in the New York New York resort.)

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* See Coyote Ugly up there in film? ''[[{{Defictionalization}} That's a real place!]]'' (It's (It started in Las Vegas, in the New York New York resort.York, and has spawned duplicate locations in various fun-loving cities.)


* See Coyote Ugly up there in film? ''That's a real place!''

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* See Coyote Ugly up there in film? ''That's ''[[{{Defictionalization}} That's a real place!''
place!]]'' (It's in Las Vegas, in the New York New York resort.)



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* In ''Film/PoliceAcademy5MissionToMoscow'', Jones (the guy who does the sound-effects with his mouth) goes undercover as a fancy barkeeper. This is part of his schtick.


* The ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' episode "Feats of Clay" has Piper cast a confidence spell on a meek waiter so he'll have the confidence to ask a female coworker to marry him. Instead, he becomes a hyperconfident bartender, not very interested in his coworker anymore. Phoebe {{lampshade|Hanging}}s this by asking "I thought you were supposed to make him confident, not turn him into Tom Cruise?".

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* The ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' episode "Feats of Clay" has Piper cast a confidence spell on a meek waiter so he'll have the confidence to ask a female coworker to marry him. Instead, he becomes a hyperconfident bartender, not very interested in his coworker anymore. Phoebe {{lampshade|Hanging}}s this by asking "I thought you were supposed to make him confident, not turn him into Tom Cruise?".Cruise?"



* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Thomas_(bartender) Jerry Thomas]], likely the RealLife UrExample.

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Thomas_(bartender) Jerry Thomas]], Thomas,]] likely the RealLife UrExample.


* JD and Turk of ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' did this in one episode.

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* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'': JD and Turk of ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' did this in one episode.episode.
-->'''JD:''' Last summer, Turk and I had to choose between working disaster relief or going to bartender school. I like to think we made the right choice.

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* ''Webcomic/ChampionsOfFaraus'': In the third story chapter, the barkeep is this, but only when making an "[[ImprovisedWeapon Explodey]] [[MolotovCocktail teacup!]]", which he uses to scare intruders away from his tavern.
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* In the ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' side story "Viral's Sweet Dream," Simon the bartender uses his '''GIGA DRIIIIIILL BREEEEEEEAKAAAA!''' …as a martini shaker.

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* Defied in ''VisualNovel/VA11HallA'', where Jill states that she doesn't bother with this because it just wastes time and adds nothing to the flavor.
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