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** In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E3LessonZero Lesson Zero]]", Apple Bloom gives one to Sweetie Belle so she'd say something along with her and Scootaloo [[ItMakesSenseInContext to placate an obviously deranged Twilight Sparkle trying to offer them an ugly doll.]]

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** In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E3LessonZero Lesson Zero]]", Apple Bloom gives and Scootaloo both give one to Sweetie Belle so she'd say something along with her and Scootaloo them [[ItMakesSenseInContext to placate an obviously deranged Twilight Sparkle trying to offer them an ugly doll.]]


* In the ''WesternAnimation/EverAfterHigh'' episode "The Day Ever After", Blondie nudges Dexter to make him nod in agreement with what their friends are saying. This is an early hint that Dexter is secretly part of the group she was mocking.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/EverAfterHigh'' ''Toys/EverAfterHigh'' episode "The Day Ever After", Blondie nudges Dexter to make him nod in agreement with what their friends are saying. This is an early hint that Dexter is secretly part of the group she was mocking.


* In the ''[[WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins 3-2-1 Penguins!]]'' episode "Lazy Daze", Midgel nudges Zidgel in the chest roughly in order to get him to apologize for being lazy.

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* In the ''[[WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins 3-2-1 Penguins!]]'' ''WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins'' episode "Lazy Daze", Midgel nudges Zidgel in the chest roughly in order to get him to apologize for being lazy.


* In the ''WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins'' episode "Lazy Daze", Midgel nudges Zidgel in the chest roughly in order to get him to apologize for being lazy.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins'' ''[[WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins 3-2-1 Penguins!]]'' episode "Lazy Daze", Midgel nudges Zidgel in the chest roughly in order to get him to apologize for being lazy.


* In one of the ''WesternAnimation/IceAge'' films. Manfred just seemingly pulled a HeroicSacrifice and is down for the count. Sid approaches him and urged him to "say something, anything!" to confirm he's okay. He mutters something, and is told to clarify by Sid, so clarifies after that and says Sid is stepping on his trunk and unintentionally choking him.

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* In one of the ''WesternAnimation/IceAge'' films. films, Manfred just seemingly pulled a HeroicSacrifice and is down for the count. Sid approaches him and urged urges him to "say something, anything!" to confirm he's okay. He mutters something, and is told to clarify by Sid, so clarifies after that and says Sid is stepping on his trunk and unintentionally choking him.



** In the episode "A Bird in the Hoof", Twilight gives Fluttershy a "make noise" nudge, to get her to help in covering up the sound of Philomena's coughing so the Royal Guards don't hear.
** In "Lesson Zero", Apple Bloom gives one to Sweetie Belle so she'd say something along with her and Scootaloo [[ItMakesSenseInContext to placate an obviously deranged Twilight Sparkle trying to offer them an ugly doll.]]
** In "The Cutie Map - Part 2", Twilight gives Fluttershy a bump to remind her that she needs to say that [[FakeDefector she wants to join their cult in order to spy on Starlight Glimmer]].
** In the beginning of "Appleoosa's Most Wanted", Scootaloo nudges Apple Bloom so that she'll ask her sister if they can participate in the rodeo events.

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** In the episode "A "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E22ABirdInTheHoof A Bird in the Hoof", Hoof]]", Twilight gives Fluttershy a "make noise" nudge, to get her to help in covering up the sound of Philomena's coughing so the Royal Guards don't hear.
** In "Lesson Zero", "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E3LessonZero Lesson Zero]]", Apple Bloom gives one to Sweetie Belle so she'd say something along with her and Scootaloo [[ItMakesSenseInContext to placate an obviously deranged Twilight Sparkle trying to offer them an ugly doll.]]
** In "The "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E2TheCutieMapPart2 The Cutie Map - Part 2", 2]]", Twilight gives Fluttershy a bump to remind her that she needs to say that [[FakeDefector she wants to join their cult in order to spy on Starlight Glimmer]].
** In the beginning of "Appleoosa's "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E6AppleoosasMostWanted Appleoosa's Most Wanted", Wanted]]", Scootaloo nudges Apple Bloom so that she'll ask her sister if they can participate in the rodeo events.events.
** In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS8E5GranniesGoneWild Grannies Gone Wild]]", when Goldie decides to trick Rainbow Dash by pretending they're agreeing to a nap to ditch their chaperone, Apple Rose doesn't catch on at once and responds that she's not tired, until Granny Smith elbows her so she'd change her tune.

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* ''WebAnimation/TF2Analysis'': In "Mission Unpossible", Lightning Bliss bucks [=AnY Pony=] to wake him up, as he's snoring during the briefing.
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* In ''Fanfic/TheNewAdventuresOfInvaderZim'', Zim does this to Skoodge in the first chapter to get him to go along with the on-the-spot lie that he's Zim's cousin.

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Zim does this to Skoodge in the first chapter to get him to go along with the on-the-spot lie that he's Zim's cousin.



* ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankIntoTheNexus'' Clank does this to Ratchet after he said "No" at first to Captain Qwark's offer to rescue them (Did someone call for a savior?". He then changes it to "Yeah! It was us who said that!"

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* ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankIntoTheNexus'' Clank does this to Ratchet after he said "No" at first to Captain Qwark's offer to rescue them (Did ("Did someone call for a savior?".savior?"). He then changes it to "Yeah! It was us who said that!"



* In ''Webcomic/RustyAndCo'', Madeline is quite often tongue-tied around Derek the Cleric, mostly because of her obvious crush on him. Mimic finally convinces her to talk to him about her ResurrectionSickness, but only after a good nudge do the words come out of her mouth.





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* In the anime adaptation of ''Super Robot Wars: Divine Wars'', Aya is responsible for doing this to Ryusei in order to remind him to stick to military protocol, which is justified since he had enlisted with the Earth Federation Army recently under pressure from Major Ingram so that he wouldn't be arrested.

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* In [[Anime/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGenerationDivineWars the anime adaptation adaptation]] of ''Super Robot Wars: ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars: Divine Wars'', Aya is responsible for doing this to Ryusei in order to remind him to stick to military protocol, which is justified since he had enlisted with the Earth Federation Army recently under pressure from Major Ingram so that he wouldn't be arrested.


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The reasons are different, but the remedy is the same -- a good solid nudge to get him to speak up. [[TropesAreFlexible The "nudge" need not exactly be a "nudge"]]. It can come in other forms, such as a kick under the table or an elbow in the ribs. It may be accompanied by the nudger clearing his/her throat.

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The reasons are different, but the remedy is the same -- a good solid nudge to get him to speak up. [[TropesAreFlexible [[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible The "nudge" need not exactly be a "nudge"]]. It can come in other forms, such as a kick under the table or an elbow in the ribs. It may be accompanied by the nudger clearing his/her throat.

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* [[NoSocialSkills He'll miss certain cues if he's not prompted. ]] [[AmbiguousDisorder May or may not be the result of]] [[UsefulNotes/AspergersSyndrome an Autism]] [[UsefulNotes/HighFunctioningAutism Spectrum Disorder.]]

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* In ''Fanfic/GreyjoyAllaBreve'', Theon does this to Robb when he becomes dumbstruck [[spoiler:with his betrothed Margaery's beauty.]]


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** Later, Red does this to Purple to keep him from accidentally revealing to Tenn that they forgot all about her.

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* In ''Film/GalaxyQuest'', during a promotion at a store-opening, Gwen has to nudge fellow actor Alexander to get him to once again spit out his character's despised catchphrase.

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* In ''Fanfic/TheNewAdventuresOfInvaderZim'', Zim does this to Skoodge in the first chapter to get him to go along with the on-the-spot lie that he's Zim's cousin.

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