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* The japanese telecommunication company NTT Docomo had a cellphone Internet service which was also exported in some western countries called "i-mode".[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I-mode]].

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* The japanese Japanese telecommunication company NTT Docomo had a cellphone Internet service which was also exported in some western countries called "i-mode".[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I-mode]].



* Introducing: the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvPj22jANDw iPod Flea!]]
* Dickensian parody ''Radio/BleakExpectations'' mentions an "iWax" recorder. The cylinders can barely store a whole sentence, so it's quickly abandoned.
* Parodied in ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' with the iFruit.
** ''Fox Trot'' also parodied it with the jPod pico.
* iFruit is also the name given for the smartphones used in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV''.

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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* Introducing: The ''Anime/{{Witchblade}}'' anime has iWeapons. Though [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot in this case]] "i" stands ''not'' for "[[EverythingIsOnline internet]]"...
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* UltimateComics Ultimate Armory Wars had [[ComicBook/IronMan Tony Stark]] using an iMan, a minimalist Iron Man suit thin enough to be worn under his clothes undetected. It also had pulse blast powerful enough to blow a finely-edged hole in whatever he was aiming at,
the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvPj22jANDw iPod Flea!]]
* Dickensian parody ''Radio/BleakExpectations'' mentions an "iWax" recorder. The cylinders can barely store a whole sentence, so it's quickly abandoned.
wall behind, and the building behind that.
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[[folder:Comic Strips]]
* Parodied in ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' with the iFruit.
** ''Fox Trot'' also parodied it with
iFruit and the jPod pico.
* iFruit is also the ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'' made fun of iThings creeping into everything. [[http://www.retailcomic.com/?p=4462 These must be iSweaters]].
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[[folder:Fanfiction]]
* Calvin attempts to
name given a radio that one of the other protagonists invented the "[=iRadio=]" in ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries''.
* ''Fanfic/MyImmortal'' has Vampire being described as wearing iShadow at one point.
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[[folder:Jokes]]
* I AM A ROBOT PIRATE. YO-HO-HO AND A BOTTLE OF RAM! I wear an iPATCH.
* Someone noted that as early as the Middle Ages, UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionheart had a multifunctional, responsive device called Literature/{{iVanhoe}}.
* Back in the late 1970s when "z" was the cool letter, Apple's Steve "The Woz" Wozniak distributed fake ads at the First West Coast Computer Faire
for Altair's upcoming "Zaltair 8080" computer, featuring the smartphones used in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV''.new bazic programming language, verZatility I/O, and perZonality customization.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* iHum is one of the many functions of a [[Literature/{{Discworld}} Dis-Organizer]].
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* One ''Series/AttackOfTheShow'' sketch had Apple buying a state and founding their own country, iDaho.



** After the introduction of Apple's most "Revolutionary and Magical Device" in 2010, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eF0y0IfpPU this]] skit from several years earlier becomes HilariousInHindsight
* WebAnimation/HomestarRunner:
** In the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "looking old", Bubs recommends adding an i to the front of Strong Bad's name to make him more popular with the youth of today. Strong Bad points out he tried it with 'e' in the late 90s and it failed catastrophically.
--->'''Homestar:''' (''to Homsar'') Hey Homestar, which color [=iTem=] are you going to get?
** Lowercase "i"s seem to be a RunningGag on the site, in any context. Supposedly it began with the fact that the font used to write the name of Trodgor the "BURNINATOR" has an uppercase I that looks lowercase, and it took off from there.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' has at least two instances of this: [=iZac=], a robot version of Isaac from ''Series/TheLoveBoat''; and [=iHawk=], a robot version of Hawkeye from ''Series/{{Mash}}''.
** In "Attack of the Killer App", Mom (serving as a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of Steve Jobs) released the [=eyePhone=], which gets [[EyeScream injected directly into your eye]], comes with [[TakeThat no choice of carrier, and does not guarantee the quality of the battery or reception]].
* There are a lot of icons that parody the iPod commercials which have iTrope captions. [[http://community.livejournal.com/ipodicons This Livejournal community]] and this [[http://macrochan.org/tag45 gallery]] are chock-full of 'em.
* ''Anime/{{Witchblade}}'' Anime has iWeapons. Though [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot in this case]] "i" stands ''not'' for "[[EverythingIsOnline internet]]"...
* The ISophagus was in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''.
* iHum is one of the many functions of a [[Literature/{{Discworld}} Dis-Organizer]].
* I AM A ROBOT PIRATE. YO-HO-HO AND A BOTTLE OF RAM! I wear an iPATCH.
* Wiki/{{Uncyclopedia}} has stuff like [=iRaq=], [=iRan=], the [=iRon=], [=iBrows=], [=iSuicide=], [=iOwa=], and the German-themed [=üPod=].
* The original iPod advertisements are brutally parodied in Roger Waters' tour of ''Music/TheWall''. During "Run Like Hell," we get "iProtect" (attack dog with teeth bared); "iProfit" (men in suits wearing pig masks); "iPay" (a man being hanged), and others.

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** After the introduction of Apple's most "Revolutionary and Magical Device" in 2010, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eF0y0IfpPU this]] skit from several years earlier becomes HilariousInHindsight
HilariousInHindsight.
* WebAnimation/HomestarRunner:
** In
One of the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "looking old", Bubs recommends adding teachers on ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide'' is iTeacher, a female teacher that teaches from her house via live internet feed (on an i iMac nonetheless) because her self-esteem issues leave her too afraid to ever leave her house.
* ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook'' has
the front of Strong Bad's name to make him more popular with the youth of today. Strong Bad points out he tried it with 'e' in the late 90s and it failed catastrophically.
--->'''Homestar:''' (''to Homsar'') Hey Homestar,
[=iBag=], which color [=iTem=] are you going to get?
** Lowercase "i"s seem to be a RunningGag on the site,
boasts thousands of songs... in any context. Supposedly it began with the fact your head, and complete isolation, because it's a paper-bag that the font used to write the name of Trodgor the "BURNINATOR" has an uppercase I that looks lowercase, and it took off from there.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' has at least two instances of this: [=iZac=], a robot version of Isaac from ''Series/TheLoveBoat''; and [=iHawk=], a robot version of Hawkeye from ''Series/{{Mash}}''.
** In "Attack of the Killer App", Mom (serving as a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of Steve Jobs) released the [=eyePhone=], which gets [[EyeScream injected directly into your eye]], comes with [[TakeThat no choice of carrier, and does not guarantee the quality of the battery or reception]].
* There are a lot of icons that parody the iPod commercials which have iTrope captions. [[http://community.livejournal.com/ipodicons This Livejournal community]] and this [[http://macrochan.org/tag45 gallery]] are chock-full of 'em.
* ''Anime/{{Witchblade}}'' Anime has iWeapons. Though [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot in this case]] "i" stands ''not'' for "[[EverythingIsOnline internet]]"...
* The ISophagus was in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''.
* iHum is one of the many functions of a [[Literature/{{Discworld}} Dis-Organizer]].
* I AM A ROBOT PIRATE. YO-HO-HO AND A BOTTLE OF RAM! I wear an iPATCH.
* Wiki/{{Uncyclopedia}} has stuff like [=iRaq=], [=iRan=], the [=iRon=], [=iBrows=], [=iSuicide=], [=iOwa=], and the German-themed [=üPod=].
* The original iPod advertisements are brutally parodied in Roger Waters' tour of ''Music/TheWall''. During "Run Like Hell," we get "iProtect" (attack dog with teeth bared); "iProfit" (men in suits wearing pig masks); "iPay" (a man being hanged), and others.
user puts over their head.



* ''Lock Legion: Everyone Dies'' has the iHugeStereo.
* One ''Series/AttackOfTheShow'' sketch had Apple buying a state and founding their own country, iDaho.
* In VisualNovel/AceAttorneyInvestigations, there is an airline called "iFly". DeadpanSnarker Edgeworth promptly comments on how troubling the overuse of this trope is in his InnerMonologue.
* ''Fanfic/MyImmortal'' has Vampire being described as wearing iShadow at one point.
* ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'' made fun of iThings creeping into everything. [[http://www.retailcomic.com/?p=4462 These must be iSweaters]].

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[[folder:Music]]
* ''Lock Legion: Everyone Dies'' has the iHugeStereo.
* One ''Series/AttackOfTheShow'' sketch had Apple buying a state
The original iPod advertisements are brutally parodied in Roger Waters' tour of ''Music/TheWall''. During "Run Like Hell," we get "iProtect" (attack dog with teeth bared); "iProfit" (men in suits wearing pig masks); "iPay" (a man being hanged), and founding their own country, iDaho.
others.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Radio]]
* Dickensian parody ''Radio/BleakExpectations'' mentions an "iWax" recorder. The cylinders can barely store a whole sentence, so it's quickly abandoned.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Video Games]]
* In VisualNovel/AceAttorneyInvestigations, ''VisualNovel/AceAttorneyInvestigations'', there is an airline called "iFly". DeadpanSnarker Edgeworth promptly comments on how troubling the overuse of this trope is in his InnerMonologue.
* ''Fanfic/MyImmortal'' iFruit is the name given for the smartphone that Michael uses in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV''. Franklin's phone, meanwhile, is based on Android phones (specifically the Samsung Galaxy), while Trevor's phone appears to be based on Windows Phones.
* Venom Snake in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain''
has Vampire being described as wearing iShadow at one point.
* ''ComicStrip/{{Retail}}'' made fun
his iDroid for a range of iThings creeping into everything. [[http://www.retailcomic.com/?p=4462 These must be iSweaters]].diverse uses, from listening to cassette tapes to GPS... in 1984!



* Back in the late 1970s when "z" was the cool letter, Apple's Steve "The Woz" Wozniak distributed fake ads at the First West Coast Computer Faire for Altair's upcoming "Zaltair 8080" computer, featuring the new bazic programming language, verZatility I/O, and perZonality customization.
* Someone noted that as early as the Middle Ages, UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionheart had a multifunctional, responsive device called Literature/{{iVanhoe}}.
* Calvin attempts to name a radio that one of the other protagonists invented the "[=iRadio=]" in ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries''.
* ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook'' has the [=iBag=], which boasts thousands of songs... in your head, and complete isolation, because it's a paper-bag that the user puts over their head.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_KxN0Nepus This series of mock commercials]] for the Apple iBox Gaming Console.
* ''WebAnimation/InanimateInsanity'' replaces all the i in Apple products with Me to create {{Bland Name Product}}s (so we have the [=MePhone=] and the [=MePad=]). This also extends to the Apple corporation itself, which became Meeple.
* One of the teachers on ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide'' is iTeacher, a female teacher that teaches from her house via live internet feed (on an iMac nonetheless) because her self-esteem issues leave her too afraid to ever leave her house.
* Venom Snake in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'' has his iDroid for a range of diverses uses such as listening to cassette tapes to GPS... in 1984!
* ''Webcomic/CommanderKitty'' features the [=iKnow=], a device that functions as essentially a brain-activated smartphone, making calls, browsing the future-Internet, etc. It's been purchased by 45% of the galaxy as a whole, and is just as addictive [[spoiler:which is appropriate, since it's actually a MindControlDevice, and wearing it or even being on someone's friend list will get you kidnapped and replaced by an android duplicate who looks and thinks exactly like you.]] It's designed like a cattle ear tag, advertised by dancing silhouettes, and invented by a ''sheep'' in a blue shirt, in case the parallels weren't strong enough.
* UltimateComics Ultimate Armory Wars had [[ComicBook/IronMan Tony Stark]] using an iMan, a minimalist Iron Man suit thin enough to be worn under his clothes undetected. It also had pulse blast powerful enough to blow a finely-edged hole in whatever he was aiming at, the wall behind, and the building behind that.
* In ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife: Static Cling'', Heffer buys a new [=oPhone=] 8, while Filburt gets the [=oPhone=] 9. At that moment, the store announces that the [=oPhone=] 10 is now on sale.


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[[folder:Web Original]]
* ''Webcomic/CommanderKitty'' features the [=iKnow=], a device that functions as essentially a brain-activated smartphone, making calls, browsing the future-Internet, etc. It's been purchased by 45% of the galaxy as a whole, and is just as addictive [[spoiler:which is appropriate, since it's actually a MindControlDevice, and wearing it or even being on someone's friend list will get you kidnapped and replaced by an android duplicate who looks and thinks exactly like you.]] It's designed like a cattle ear tag, advertised by dancing silhouettes, and invented by a ''sheep'' in a blue shirt, in case the parallels weren't strong enough.
* WebAnimation/HomestarRunner:
** In the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "looking old", Bubs recommends adding an i to the front of Strong Bad's name to make him more popular with the youth of today. Strong Bad points out he tried it with 'e' in the late 90s and it failed catastrophically.
--->'''Homestar:''' (''to Homsar'') Hey Homestar, which color [=iTem=] are you going to get?
** Lowercase "i"s seem to be a RunningGag on the site, in any context. Supposedly it began with the fact that the font used to write the name of Trodgor the "BURNINATOR" has an uppercase I that looks lowercase, and it took off from there.
* Introducing: the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvPj22jANDw iPod Flea!]]
* There are a lot of icons that parody the iPod commercials which have iTrope captions. [[http://community.livejournal.com/ipodicons This Livejournal community]] and this [[http://macrochan.org/tag45 gallery]] are chock-full of 'em.
* ''Lock Legion: Everyone Dies'' has the iHugeStereo.
* The ISophagus was in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''.
* Wiki/{{Uncyclopedia}} has stuff like [=iRaq=], [=iRan=], the [=iRon=], [=iBrows=], [=iSuicide=], [=iOwa=], and the German-themed [=üPod=].
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_KxN0Nepus This series of mock commercials]] for the Apple iBox Gaming Console.
* ''WebAnimation/InanimateInsanity'' replaces all the i in Apple products with Me to create {{Bland Name Product}}s (so we have the [=MePhone=] and the [=MePad=]). This also extends to the Apple corporation itself, which became Meeple.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' has at least two instances of this: [=iZac=], a robot version of Isaac from ''Series/TheLoveBoat''; and [=iHawk=], a robot version of Hawkeye from ''Series/{{Mash}}''.
** In "Attack of the Killer App", Mom (serving as a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of Steve Jobs) released the [=eyePhone=], which gets [[EyeScream injected directly into your eye]], comes with [[TakeThat no choice of carrier, and does not guarantee the quality of the battery or reception]].
* In ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife: Static Cling'', Heffer buys a new [=oPhone=] 8, while Filburt gets the [=oPhone=] 9. At that moment, the store announces that the [=oPhone=] 10 is now on sale.
[[/folder]]


The letter "i" can prefix ''anything'' and make it sound cool. People often have the misconception that only Apple does this with its line of electronic products, but nope - they weren't the first ones to flex their "i"s, and they're not the latest. Companies everywhere are cashing in on the iFad. So why "i"? Well, it likely began with the iMac, where it stood for "internet," because the iMac had a built-in modem and was designed mainly for web browsing [[note]] In Europe at least the fad for ''i'' began in the eighties where it was commonly used as a suffix. It started with cars, such as the Golf [=GTi=], where it notionally stood for fuel injection but did spread to non-automative products as a supposed sign of being technologically advanced. It was parodied to death by comedians like HarryEnfield and eventually became discredited for a few years before it began being used as a common prefix.[[/note]]. It also stood for "individual", as opposed to the Power Macintosh line of professional machines. It was later [[TropeCodifier codified]] by the iPod, the most popular portable media player. The "individual" meaning has since spread to items and software where the "Internet" definition makes no sense, so more recently people seem to figure it's used like the pronoun. As in: "This phone is mine, [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch bitch]], back off!" or "Look at me! This is what I'm like!". Ah, the power behind lowercase letters.

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The letter "i" can prefix ''anything'' and make it sound cool. People often have the misconception that only Apple does this with its line of electronic products, but nope - they weren't the first ones to flex their "i"s, and they're not the latest. Companies everywhere are cashing in on the iFad. So why "i"? Well, it likely began with the iMac, where it stood for "internet," because the iMac had a built-in modem and was designed mainly for web browsing [[note]] In Europe at least the fad for ''i'' began in the eighties where it was commonly used as a suffix. It started with cars, such as the Golf [=GTi=], where it notionally stood for fuel injection but did spread to non-automative products as a supposed sign of being technologically advanced. It was parodied to death by comedians like HarryEnfield Creator/HarryEnfield and eventually became discredited for a few years before it began being used as a common prefix.[[/note]]. It also stood for "individual", as opposed to the Power Macintosh line of professional machines. It was later [[TropeCodifier codified]] by the iPod, the most popular portable media player. The "individual" meaning has since spread to items and software where the "Internet" definition makes no sense, so more recently people seem to figure it's used like the pronoun. As in: "This phone is mine, [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch bitch]], back off!" or "Look at me! This is what I'm like!". Ah, the power behind lowercase letters.



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* iComfort is a brand of mattress made by Serta.
* Garage door company Wayne Dalton once marketed an electric operator called the iDrive.



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* The fifth ''Animation/PleasantGoatAndBigBigWolf'' film features robotic versions of Weslie and Wolffy named [=iWeslie=] and [=iWolffy=], respectively.


* Strong Bad from WebAnimation/HomestarRunner considers adding an i to the front of his name to make him more modern in the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "looking old", but remembers he tried it with 'e' in the late 90s and it failed catastrophically.
** "Which color [=iTem=] are you going to get?"

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* Strong Bad from WebAnimation/HomestarRunner considers adding an i to the front of his name to make him more modern in WebAnimation/HomestarRunner:
**In
the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "looking old", but remembers Bubs recommends adding an i to the front of Strong Bad's name to make him more popular with the youth of today. Strong Bad points out he tried it with 'e' in the late 90s and it failed catastrophically.
** "Which --->'''Homestar:''' (''to Homsar'') Hey Homestar, which color [=iTem=] are you going to get?"get?



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* iDoser, a binaural beats audio software producer.

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* ''VideoGame/TerraTech'' has the eCab, a futuristic hovering cabin for fancy vehicles.



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* iHeartMedia is a major United States radio broadcast company that owns about 60% of the nation's broadcast radio stations. Their signature mobile streaming app is called iHeartRadio.

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*** Home Pod, a smart speaker for the home.



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* iDisciple, a website for Christians.


* Calvin attempts to name a radio that one of the other protagonists invented the "[=iRadio=] in ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries''.

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* Calvin attempts to name a radio that one of the other protagonists invented the "[=iRadio=] "[=iRadio=]" in ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries''.


* [=TrekStor=] makes the i.Beat line of MP3 players. They caused a minor controversy when they brought out a black model -- and [[WhatAnIdiot named it the]] [[UnfortunateImplications i.Beat Blaxx]].

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* [=TrekStor=] makes the i.Beat line of MP3 [=MP3=] players. They caused a minor controversy when they brought out a black model -- and [[WhatAnIdiot named it the]] [[UnfortunateImplications i.Beat Blaxx]].



* Before iRiver made iPod knockoffs, it made CD-based MP3 players. iRiver products have extremely high sound quality for their low price. Other than that, it's slow, the bundled headphones are awful, and it's irritating as hell.

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* Before iRiver made iPod knockoffs, it made CD-based MP3 [=MP3=] players. iRiver products have extremely high sound quality for their low price. Other than that, it's slow, the bundled headphones are awful, and it's irritating as hell.



* Sega Toys marketed an MP3 speaker in Japan called the iDog which was marketed by Tiger Electronics in America. The line was later updated to include the iCat, the iFish, and the iCy Penguin.

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* Sega Toys marketed an MP3 [=MP3=] speaker in Japan called the iDog which was marketed by Tiger Electronics in America. The line was later updated to include the iCat, the iFish, and the iCy Penguin.


* When ''TopGear'' made an electric car, Jeremy Clarkson insisted on putting an 'i' in the name. It was eventually christened the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust.

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* When ''TopGear'' ''Series/TopGearUK'' made an electric car, Jeremy Clarkson insisted on putting an 'i' in the name. It was eventually christened the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust.


* In ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife: Static Cling'', Heffer buys a new [=oPhone=] 8, while Filburt gets the [=oPhone=] 9. At that moment, the store announced that the [=oPhone=] 10 is now on sale.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife: Static Cling'', Heffer buys a new [=oPhone=] 8, while Filburt gets the [=oPhone=] 9. At that moment, the store announced announces that the [=oPhone=] 10 is now on sale.


* In ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife: Static Cling'', Heffer buys a new [=oPhone=] 8, while Filburt gets the [=oPhone=]. At that moment, the store announced that the [=oPhone=] 10 is now on sale.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife: Static Cling'', Heffer buys a new [=oPhone=] 8, while Filburt gets the [=oPhone=].[=oPhone=] 9. At that moment, the store announced that the [=oPhone=] 10 is now on sale.

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