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--> A nun, moreover of the order of Leaping Beryllians who show their devotion by bouncing on trampolines while singing a silly song!

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* Played straight and then subverted in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins:'' when a usurpers's knights try and arrest you one such nun tries to prevent violence before slaughtering them all, then depending on your responses she can act coy, insightful and...yes, funny. Reject her and she'll chase you up again later, and her...manner suggests she is maybe just a little...''off.'' Say hello to Princess Stabbity, Stab Kill Kill, otherwise known as Leliana, not just one funny NaughtyNun, she subverts it in never actually being a nun and before being a vicious lesbian assassin, and meeting her sisters it's clear that some are NotSoAboveItAll.

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* There was an episode of ''Series/WillAndGrace'' that featured a in a brief but humorous cameo. The nun was played by ''Ellen Degeneres'', so you ''know'' she's gonna say something funny.



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* The Italian comic book ''Suore Ninja'' (lit. "Ninja Nuns") has the Vatican have a trio of ninja assassins to sick on any and all threats to their survival... And because of this trope, they are [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the titular crazy nuns]]. Even ''ThePope'' was surprised when he was told (he had just been elected).


* And what ''Comicbook/YoungJustice'' fan can forget the immortal words of Robin on a runaway supercycle: "Oh no! Nuns in a station wagon loaded with high explosives! [[http://robintheunlikelykiller.ytmnd.com/ Just my luck!" (Warning: sound)]]

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* And what ''Comicbook/YoungJustice'' fan can forget the immortal words of Robin [[ComicBook/RobinSeries Robin]] on a runaway supercycle: "Oh no! Nuns in a station wagon loaded with high explosives! [[http://robintheunlikelykiller.ytmnd.com/ Just my luck!" (Warning: sound)]]


** Said nuns are dressed... [[FetishFuel interestingly]], to say the least, and are rather impressive in their range. The synchronized-swimming team (of nuns), for example, ...

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** Said nuns are dressed... [[FetishFuel interestingly]], interestingly, to say the least, and are rather impressive in their range. The synchronized-swimming team (of nuns), for example, ...



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* Sister Clotilde in ''Film/LeGendarmeDeSaintTropez''. Sister Clotilde is a very enthusiastic young nun who DrivesLikeCrazy a comically small [[TheAllegedCar Citroën 2CV]]. She's ''myopic'' and wears no glasses.



* ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' loves funny nuns: one sketch has the nuns and monks playing football.

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* ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' loves funny nuns: one nuns:
** One
sketch has the nuns and monks playing football.football.
** One sketch (the Gits) ends and is immediately followed by "a nice version" of the very same sketch. Cue a nun saying that she preferred the dirty version.


* Mostly averted in ''Doubt: A Parable'', but Sister Aloysius has a line about nuns falling over like dominoes when one trips over something. The mental image of that is made of this trope.

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* Mostly averted in ''Doubt: A Parable'', ''Theatre/{{Doubt}}'', but Sister Aloysius has a line about nuns falling over like dominoes when one trips over something. The mental image of that is made of this trope.


* The German and Hungarian nuns in ''Lilies of the Field'' are pretty badass, having come over the Berlin Wall and on to New Mexico, and living on nothing; but even the ironclad Mother Superior has her cute, funny moments and they have a lot of FunWithForeignLanguages.

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* The German and Hungarian nuns in ''Lilies of the Field'' ''Film/LiliesOfTheField'' are pretty badass, having come over the Berlin Wall and on to New Mexico, and living on nothing; but even the ironclad Mother Superior has her cute, funny moments and they have a lot of FunWithForeignLanguages.


* In ''[[MilestoneComics Xombi]]'', despite not being comedic figures, there was Nun of the Above who had clairvoyant abilities and Nun the Less who could shrink. The humor mainly came from their punny names, and there was a third nun whose task was to guard a door to an underground prison. When asked which nun she was, she replied "[[StealthPun None of your business.]]"

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* In ''[[MilestoneComics ''[[Creator/MilestoneComics Xombi]]'', despite not being comedic figures, there was Nun of the Above who had clairvoyant abilities and Nun the Less who could shrink. The humor mainly came from their punny names, and there was a third nun whose task was to guard a door to an underground prison. When asked which nun she was, she replied "[[StealthPun None of your business.]]"


* BarenakedLadies: But how do you plan for a bank full of nuns?

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* BarenakedLadies: But Music/BarenakedLadies:
-->"But
how do you plan for a bank full of nuns?nuns?"



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* In ''[[MilestoneComics Xombi]]'', despite not being comedic figures, there was Nun of the Above who had clairvoyant abilities and Nun the Less who could shrink. The humor mainly came from their punny names, and there was a third nun whose task was to guard a door to an underground prison. When asked which nun she was, she replied "[[StealthPun None of your business.]]"
** There is some humor when David Kim asks how Nun the Less got her powers, expecting it be some big metaphysical or traumatic thing. Nun of the Above simply explains she ate some bad shrimp when she was a teenager, and that's how she got her powers. David is unable to say anything in response.



* ''Film/{{Airplane}}!'' has a gag where a nun is seeing reading the magazine "Boy's Life[[note]] The official magazine of the Boy Scouts of America[[/note]]", followed immediately by a boy reading "Nun's Life", with a cover featuring a nun riding a surfboard. Later, she's playing her guitar singing "Respect" to the two jive-talking black guys who are sick from eating fish.

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* ''Film/{{Airplane}}!'' has a gag where a nun is seeing reading the magazine "Boy's Life[[note]] The official magazine of the Boy Scouts of America[[/note]]", followed immediately by a boy reading "Nun's Life", with a cover featuring a nun riding a surfboard. Later, she's playing her guitar singing "Respect" to the two jive-talking black guys who are sick from eating fish. Also, when the passengers started panicking after learning no one's flying the plane, the nun is seen strangling a Hare Krishna.




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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', there was a group of nuns in "The Big Candy Store" who ran an orphanage. The head nun asked stingy candy store owner Flaxseed if he could donate some candy for the children, and he rudely threw her out of the store. When the Warners show up and start annoying Flaxseed, after he gets his hands on Wakko and Dot the head nun comes back and is ''not'' happy with what he's doing. She gets her fellow nuns to gang up on Flaxseed, preparing to beat his ass with rulers, but then Flaxseed reminds them nuns can't resort to violence. Realizing he's got a point, the head nun gets the group to pray, and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team immediately shows up and pummels the crap out of Flaxseed for them.



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This could be because "nun" is an {{Inherently Funny Word|s}}, or that their outfits look silly. This trope mostly manifests as "normal" things being made inherently funny due to nuns doing them. Someone boarding a plane? Normal. A nun doing it in her religious habit? Hilarious! Of course, the majority of modern nuns ''do not'' wear habits anymore, preferring plain black or grey dresses instead, maybe including the headdress, but...[[RuleOfFunny that's not as funny.]] [[note]]Some of the more traditional orders still prefer religious members to stay in full habit all the time. [[/note]] Also, the ''[[JustForPun convent]]''ional stereotype of them is that they are very stern, severe and disapproving, thus making them either [[TheComicallySerious foils for wackiness going on around them]] or upping the humor value when ''they'' [[NunTooHoly do something wacky]].

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This could be because "nun" is an {{Inherently Funny Word|s}}, or that their outfits look silly. This trope mostly manifests as "normal" things being made inherently funny due to nuns doing them. Someone boarding a plane? Normal. A nun doing it in her religious habit? Hilarious! Of course, the majority of modern nuns ''do not'' wear habits anymore, preferring plain black or grey dresses instead, maybe including the headdress, but...[[RuleOfFunny that's not as funny.]] funny]].[[note]]Some of the more traditional orders still prefer religious members to stay in full habit all the time. [[/note]] Also, the ''[[JustForPun convent]]''ional stereotype of them is that they are very stern, severe and disapproving, thus making them either [[TheComicallySerious foils for wackiness going on around them]] or upping the humor value when ''they'' [[NunTooHoly do something wacky]].


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