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* Bowler Hat Guy in ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons'' loves checklists and is often seen ticking off items in his, such as "Steal time machine", "Ruin science fair", and "Get that [[[SymbolSwearing comic book swearing symbols]]] boy". [[spoiler:This leads to a rather tragic moment after his EvilPlan leads the world to be [[BadFuture taken over by evil bowler hats]] in one alternate future. After fixing it, Lewis find his checklist and he has crossed out all of the EvilPlan items and added a new one: "?" It shows that he literally ''had no life'' apart from his petty desire for revenge on Cornelius Robinson for a minor childhood event.]]

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* Bowler Hat Guy in ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons'' ''WesternAnimation/MeetTheRobinsons'' loves checklists and is often seen ticking off items in his, such as "Steal time machine", "Ruin science fair", and "Get that [[[SymbolSwearing comic book swearing symbols]]] boy". [[spoiler:This leads to a rather tragic moment after his EvilPlan leads the world to be [[BadFuture taken over by evil bowler hats]] in one alternate future. After fixing it, Lewis find his checklist and he has crossed out all of the EvilPlan items and added a new one: "?" It shows that he literally ''had no life'' apart from his petty desire for revenge on Cornelius Robinson for a minor childhood event.]]


* Amanda in ''WesternAnimation/MiloMurphysLaw'' is like this, until one episode where she decides to loosen up for a change. The change was most likely due her learning to live with Milo's [[{{CoincidenceMagnet}} unusually]] [[{{DoomMagnet}} bad luck]].

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* Amanda in ''WesternAnimation/MiloMurphysLaw'' is like this, until one episode where she decides to loosen up for a change. The change was most likely due her learning to live with Milo's [[{{CoincidenceMagnet}} unusually]] [[{{DoomMagnet}} [[{{TheJinx}} bad luck]].


* Amanda in ''WesternAnimation/MiloMurphysLaw'' is like this, until one episode where she decides to loosen up for a change. The change was most likely due her learning to live with Milo's [[{{CoincidenceMagnet}} unusually]] [[{{DoomMagnet}} bad luck]].




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** In the holiday special "The Best Gift Ever", Twilight's list of things to do before the holidays is long enough to entangle several ponies into a Gordian knot of paper.
--->'''Rainbow Dash:''' ''Do we wanna know why you are wrapping up everypony in town!?''


* The obsessive Monica from ''Series/{{Friends}}''. For example, when her husband Chandler asks her to help him find a new career, she fills in a huge binder with many, many options and possibilities. They're ordered alphabetically, and he loves the first one (advertising) so much that he doesn't want to see the rest. When Monica is appointed Pheobe's wedding planner, she acquires a radio headset and starts treating the wedding plan like a ''battle'' plan, complete with codenames and military time. She also has Chandler "scheduled for nudity at 2300 hours".

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* The obsessive Monica from ''Series/{{Friends}}''. For example, when her husband Chandler asks her to help him find a new career, she fills in a huge binder with many, many options and possibilities. They're ordered alphabetically, and he loves the first one (advertising) so much that he doesn't want to see the rest. When Monica is appointed Pheobe's Phoebe's wedding planner, she acquires a radio headset and starts treating the wedding plan like a ''battle'' plan, complete with codenames and military time. She also has Chandler "scheduled for nudity at 2300 hours".


The lists they make, likely involve at least one trope of the IndexOfLists.



* ''FanFic/CodeWings30'' has Cassidy make ''119'' to escape The School with her friends. The problem is that she finds different flaws with each one.

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* ''FanFic/CodeWings30'' ''Fanfic/CodeWings30'' has Cassidy make ''119'' to escape The School with her friends. The problem is that she finds different flaws with each one.

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** In "The Crystalling", Twilight gives Starlight a massive lift of instructions for how to reconnect with [[WeUsedToBeFriends an old friend,]] and Spike follows along to make sure the reluctant Starlight follows it to the letter.

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* ''Series/BrooklynNineNine'': Amy loves making lists and she has many, many binders from her various seminars and lectures. She has a laminated list of cruise itineraries for her romantic getaway with Jake and she's ready for "some nonstop totally scheduled fun".
-->'''Amy:''' All right, there are seven days until the wedding, so we are officially transitioning from the "Month of" binder to the "Week of" binder.\\
'''Jake:''' My goodness. They're getting bigger.\\
'''Amy:''' You should see the honeymoon binder.\\
'''Jake:''' Ooh. Is there a tab for sex stuff?\\
'''Amy:''' Several.


So you've got things you want to do. Whether it's the laundry, the dishes, or your latest EvilPlan to [[TakeOverTheWorld dominate the universe]], you have to keep track of them all. A checklist is a nice, handy, quick way... most of the time.

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So you've got things you want to do. Whether it's the laundry, the dishes, [[BreadEggsMilkSquick or your latest latest]] EvilPlan to [[TakeOverTheWorld dominate the universe]], you have to keep track of them all. A checklist is a nice, handy, quick way... most of the time.


* When the obsessive Monica is appointed Pheobe's wedding planner in ''Series/{{Friends}}'' she acquires a radio headset and starts treating the wedding plan like a ''battle'' plan, complete with codenames and military time. She also has Chandler "scheduled for nudity at 2300 hours".

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* When the The obsessive Monica from ''Series/{{Friends}}''. For example, when her husband Chandler asks her to help him find a new career, she fills in a huge binder with many, many options and possibilities. They're ordered alphabetically, and he loves the first one (advertising) so much that he doesn't want to see the rest. When Monica is appointed Pheobe's wedding planner in ''Series/{{Friends}}'' planner, she acquires a radio headset and starts treating the wedding plan like a ''battle'' plan, complete with codenames and military time. She also has Chandler "scheduled for nudity at 2300 hours".


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* Annie Edison from ''Series/{{Community}}'' is occasionally seen making elaborate and long to-do lists. She has a huge binder for ideas and progress for their "Save Greendale" committee in season 6.

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** Come "School Daze, Twilight takes Chancellor Neighsay's order to do everything by the book to such a literal extreme that there is (quite literally) no room for fun, making all of the students miserable. Starlight takes it upon herself to break Twilight out of it and reminds her that there's no greater expert on friendship than her, and the lessons should be built around her own desires, not those of Neighsay.

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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Susan made a lengthy list of [[spoiler: ways to avoid [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2013-03-25 accidentally seducing Elliot]]]].


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* ''Literature/WaxAndWayne'': Lady Steris Harms is a [[TheSpock Spock-ish]] lady who thrives on being CrazyPrepared and itemizes important social engagements well in advance, complete with extensive contingency plans. Wax is a bit bemused when he learns that his spur-of-the-moment decision to go [[NotQuiteFlight allomantically flying]] through the city and arrive at a gala late by way of an upper balcony was already predicted in her schedule for the evening.

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