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* ''Series/NYPDBlue'': In "NYPD Lou", Alphonse Giardella, a high ranking mob member who has turned state's evidence, [[https://youtu.be/w1oLTs9ObMs?t=13m46s hits on the female D.A.]] who is assinged to his case. She tries to be polite about it but excuses herself to go to the bathroom, where she breaks up laughing over the whole thing. Giardella's enemies take this moment to kill him.

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* ''Series/NYPDBlue'': In "NYPD Lou", Alphonse Giardella, a high ranking mob member who has turned state's evidence, [[https://youtu.be/w1oLTs9ObMs?t=13m46s hits on the female D.A.]] who is assinged assigned to his case. She tries to be polite about it but excuses herself to go to the bathroom, where she breaks up laughing over the whole thing. Giardella's enemies take this moment to kill him.



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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' when Marge tries joining the Springfield Police Department. Her request to sign up is met with the cops laughing for several seconds... only for them to stop and say "welcome aboard". At the end, when she declares her resignation over their [[DirtyCop stealing the evidence for their own use]], they laugh again, but then politely wish her luck.
* On ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'', the appliances end up on a spare parts store where old appliances are stripped for parts. When Lampy asks how they can escape, the hanging lamp on the store room says "Did you hear that? They want to know how to escape!", followed by laughter from all the doomed appliances.

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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' when Marge tries joining the Springfield Police Department. Her request to sign up is met with the cops laughing for several seconds... only for them to stop and say "welcome aboard". At In the end, when she declares her resignation over their [[DirtyCop stealing the evidence for their own use]], they laugh again, but then politely wish her luck.
* On ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'', the appliances end up on a spare parts store where old appliances are stripped for parts. When Lampy asks how they can escape, the hanging lamp on the store room storeroom says "Did you hear that? They want to know how to escape!", followed by laughter from all the doomed appliances.


* PlayedForDrama in the ''StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' SeriesFinale, "All Good Things..." -- Picard (and the audience) do not understand why Q finds his question laughable:

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* PlayedForDrama in the ''StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' SeriesFinale, "All Good Things..." -- Picard (and the audience) do not understand why Q finds his question laughable:


* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' when Marge tries joining the Springfield Police Department. Her request to sign up is met with the cops laughing for several seconds... only for them to stop and say "welcome aboard".

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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' when Marge tries joining the Springfield Police Department. Her request to sign up is met with the cops laughing for several seconds... only for them to stop and say "welcome aboard". At the end, when she declares her resignation over their [[DirtyCop stealing the evidence for their own use]], they laugh again, but then politely wish her luck.


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* PlayedForDrama in the ''StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' [[SeriesFinale series finale]], "All Good Things..." -- Picard (and the audience) do not understand why Q finds his question laughable:

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* PlayedForDrama in the ''StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' [[SeriesFinale series finale]], SeriesFinale, "All Good Things..." -- Picard (and the audience) do not understand why Q finds his question laughable:

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* ''Literature/AmericanPsycho'': Patrick Bateman gets this when trying to place last-minute reservations at Dorsia.



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* ''Series/BabylonFive'': Early in season 4 when a Narn demands to know what G'Kar endured while they were under Centauri occupation, G'Kar, bearing scars from being tortured and nearly beaten to death and a patch over a still-raw eye socket, just starts chuckling to himself.


* In one scene from ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'', Woody is amazed that Buzz Lightyear thinks he's a space ranger. Woody then pretends that he sees an alien, and when Buzz asks him where the alien is, Woody falls on the floor laughing.


* PlayedForDrama in ''StarTrekTheNextGeneration'', "All Good Things..." -- Picard (and the audience) do not understand why Q finds his question laughable:

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* PlayedForDrama in ''StarTrekTheNextGeneration'', the ''StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' [[SeriesFinale series finale]], "All Good Things..." -- Picard (and the audience) do not understand why Q finds his question laughable:


* On ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'', the appliances end up on a spare parts store where old appliances are stripped for parts. When Lampy asks how the can escape, the hanging lamp on the store room says "Did you hear that? They want to know how to escape!", followed by laughter from all the doomed appliances.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'', the appliances end up on a spare parts store where old appliances are stripped for parts. When Lampy asks how the they can escape, the hanging lamp on the store room says "Did you hear that? They want to know how to escape!", followed by laughter from all the doomed appliances.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'', the appliances end up on a spare parts store where old appliances are stripped for parts. When Lampy asks how the can escape, the hanging lamp on the store room says "Did you hear that? They want to know how to escape!", followed by laughter from all the doomed appliances.





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* In one scene from ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'', Woody is amazed that Buzz Lightyear thinks he's a space ranger. Woody then pretends that he sees an alien, and when Buzz asks him where the alien is, Woody falls on the floor laughing.

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* In one scene from ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'', Woody is amazed that Buzz Lightyear thinks he's a space ranger. Woody then pretends that he sees an alien, and when Buzz asks him where the alien is, Woody falls on the floor laughing.laughing.
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-> '''Q:''' There you go again, always blaming me for everything! Well, this time, I'm not your enemy. I'm not the one who causes the destruction of humanity. You are.
-> '''Picard:''' Me?
-> '''Q:''' Yes. You're doing it right now. You did it before, and you'll do it yet again.
-> '''Picard:''' What kind of meaningless doubletalk is this?
-> (The whole courtroom laughs)
-> '''Q:''' (Laughing) He doesn't understand!'' I have only myself to blame, I suppose.


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-> --> '''Q:''' There you go again, always blaming me for everything! Well, this time, I'm not your enemy. I'm not the one who causes the destruction of humanity. You are.
-> --> '''Picard:''' Me?
-> --> '''Q:''' Yes. You're doing it right now. You did it before, and you'll do it yet again.
-> --> '''Picard:''' What kind of meaningless doubletalk is this?
-> --> (The whole courtroom laughs)
-> --> '''Q:''' (Laughing) He ''He doesn't understand!'' I have only myself to blame, I suppose.



Picard: What kind of meaningless doubletalk is this?

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Picard: -> '''Picard:''' What kind of meaningless doubletalk is this?



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* PlayedForDrama in ''StarTrekTheNextGeneration'', "All Good Things..." -- Picard (and the audience) do not understand why Q finds his question laughable:
-> '''Q:''' There you go again, always blaming me for everything! Well, this time, I'm not your enemy. I'm not the one who causes the destruction of humanity. You are.
-> '''Picard:''' Me?
-> '''Q:''' Yes. You're doing it right now. You did it before, and you'll do it yet again.
Picard: What kind of meaningless doubletalk is this?
-> (The whole courtroom laughs)
-> '''Q:''' (Laughing) He doesn't understand!'' I have only myself to blame, I suppose.

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