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* ''Series/JimmyKimmelLive'': "Apologies to Creator/MattDamon, we ran out of time!". This soon led way to a satirical feud with Matt Damon as Creator/JimmyKimmel's SitcomArchNemesis.


** And, of course, "''Sesame Street'' was brought to you today by the letter _ and the number _." The Murray quote listed above would follow the "sponsor" ending.

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** And, of course, "''Sesame Street'' was brought to you today by the letter _ and the number _." Until the 2000s, that was usually followed by "''Sesame Street'' is a production of the [[Creator/SesameWorkshop Children's Television Workshop.]]" This would be dropped when CTW was renamed "Sesame Workshop". The Murray quote listed above would follow the "sponsor" ending.


* On public television's ''Nightly Business Report'', co-anchor Paul Kangas always signed off each broadcast he co-anchored on with "I'm Paul Kangas in Miami wishing all of ''you'' the best of good buys!", a pun on good-byes, during which Kangas would also give off a trademark salute.


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* On public television's ''Nightly Business Report'', co-anchor Paul Kangas always signed off each broadcast he co-anchored with "I'm Paul Kangas in Miami wishing all of ''you'' the best of good buys!", a pun on good-byes, during which Kangas would also give off a trademark salute.


* John Moschitta Jr. for Toys/MicroMachines: "Remember, if it doesn't say Micro Machines, it's not the real thing!" [[note]]Or rather, [[{{Motormouth}} "REMEMBERIFITDOESNTSAYMICROMACHINES]], it't not the real thing!"[[/note]]

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* John Moschitta Jr. for Toys/MicroMachines: Micro Machines: "Remember, if it doesn't say Micro Machines, it's not the real thing!" [[note]]Or rather, [[{{Motormouth}} "REMEMBERIFITDOESNTSAYMICROMACHINES]], it't it's not the real thing!"[[/note]]



** In the case of movies advertised on Japanese television, if the movie is now showing in theaters, The phrase "Dai hitto goen chu" (A great hit right now) shows up at the end of the commercial for the currently showing movie.



* ''The George Michael Sports Machine'' has the titular host (no, not [[Music/GeorgeMichael him]]) conclude each episode with "Thank you for making us a part of your weekend.".

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* ''The George Michael Sports Machine'' has the titular host (no, not [[Music/GeorgeMichael him]]) conclude each episode with "Thank you for making us a part of your weekend."."



* ''Series/TheGrooveTube'' (1974). The news desk satire sketch ended with the line "Good night, and have a pleasant tomorrow." This sign-off was borrowed directly from Tom Snyder's on NBC's "Tomorrow Show."

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* ''Series/TheGrooveTube'' ''The Groove Tube'' (1974). The news desk satire sketch ended with the line "Good night, and have a pleasant tomorrow." This sign-off was borrowed directly from Tom Snyder's on NBC's "Tomorrow Show."



* Maury Povich signs off (on both ''Series/ACurrentAffair'' and [[Series/{{Maury}} his own talk show]]) with, "Until next time, America!"

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* Maury Povich signs off (on both ''Series/ACurrentAffair'' ''A Current Affair'' and [[Series/{{Maury}} his own talk show]]) with, "Until next time, America!"



* The original ''Series/MickeyMouseClub'', has Mickey do several different ones to end each episode. Here's one example:

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* The original ''Series/MickeyMouseClub'', ''Series/TheMickeyMouseClub'', has Mickey do several different ones to end each episode. Here's one example:



** The SpinOff ''Series/MonsterHouse'' (no, not [[Film/MonsterHouse the movie]]) would end with the narrator saying "Until next time, when who knows? The monster may be coming to your house." (This is less scary than it sounds.)

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** The SpinOff ''Series/MonsterHouse'' ''Monster House'' (no, not [[Film/MonsterHouse the animated movie]]) would end with the narrator saying "Until next time, when who knows? The monster may be coming to your house." (This is less scary than it sounds.)



* ''Series/ThePetPsychic'': [[http://www.sonyafitzpatrick.com/ Sonya Fitzpatrick]] always reminded us that "Animals are forever."

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* ''Series/ThePetPsychic'': ''The Pet Psychic'': [[http://www.sonyafitzpatrick.com/ Sonya Fitzpatrick]] always reminded us that "Animals are forever."



** BobBarker encouraged viewers to have their pets spayed or neutered. "Bob Barker reminding you, help control the pet population. Have your pet spayed or neutered. Goodbye everybody."

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** BobBarker Bob Barker encouraged viewers to have their pets spayed or neutered. "Bob Barker reminding you, help control the pet population. Have your pet spayed or neutered. Goodbye everybody."



** Chevy Chase and Jane Curtin [[BorrowedCatchphrase borrowed the sign off]] from ''Series/TheGrooveTube'', "Good night, and have a pleasant tomorrow." Later borrowed ''again'' by Creator/TinaFey.

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** Chevy Chase and Jane Curtin [[BorrowedCatchphrase borrowed the sign off]] from ''Series/TheGrooveTube'', ''The Groove Tube'', "Good night, and have a pleasant tomorrow." Later borrowed ''again'' by Creator/TinaFey.



* The host of ''Series/ThisOldHouse'' and its sister show ''AskThisOldHouse'' would end each show with every person currently on camera saying their name and the the host saying "For This Old House" or "For Ask This Old House."

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* The host of ''Series/ThisOldHouse'' and its sister show ''AskThisOldHouse'' ''Ask This Old House'' would end each show with every person currently on camera saying their name and the the host saying "For This Old House" or "For Ask This Old House."



* The syndicated U.S. edition of ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire'' with Creator/CedricTheEntertainer as host had him signing off with "Watch your wallet!".

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* The syndicated U.S. edition of ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire'' with Creator/CedricTheEntertainer Cedric The Entertainer as host had him signing off with "Watch your wallet!".



* Creator/{{Zacherley}} would end shows with "Good night, whatever you are!", in mockery of Creator/JimmyDurante (see below.)

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* Creator/{{Zacherley}} would end shows with "Good night, whatever you are!", in mockery of Creator/JimmyDurante Jimmy Durante (see below.)



* ''WebAnimation/TheBronyNotion'': Zigzagged. Usually, the narrator will say, "This is the Brony Notion signing off until next time. Brohoof!", but other times he will say a variation or put something else afterwards.
* ''WebAnimation/DrWolf'' had two. In his videos talking about the show ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', he would end with "I am Doctor Wolf and I look forward to hearing from you." Whereas, when he's being TheShrink, he ends by taking a deep breath and saying, "It's good to be helping."

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* ''WebAnimation/TheBronyNotion'': ''The Brony Notion'': Zigzagged. Usually, the narrator will say, "This is the Brony Notion signing off until next time. Brohoof!", but other times he will say a variation or put something else afterwards.
* ''WebAnimation/DrWolf'' ''Dr Wolf'' had two. In his videos talking about the show ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', he would end with "I am Doctor Wolf and I look forward to hearing from you." Whereas, when he's being TheShrink, he ends by taking a deep breath and saying, "It's good to be helping."


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* WebVideo/TheGamingHistorian ends his show with "That's all for this episode of The Gaming Historian. Thanks for watching!"

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* On public television's ''Nightly Business Report'', co-anchor Paul Kangas always signed off each broadcast he co-anchored on with "I'm Paul Kangas in Miami wishing all of ''you'' the best of good buys!", a pun on good-byes, during which Kangas would also give off a trademark salute.

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* The creepy-voiced narrator of ''WesternAnimation/CountDuckula'' ends every episode with "Goodnight out there ... ''whatever'' you are! (EvilLaugh)"


* Local Connecticut business Bob's Discount Furniture once used [[Series/ThePriceIsRight "Come on down!"]] as one. This hasn't been done in the last few years, though.

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* Local Connecticut New England business Bob's Discount Furniture once used [[Series/ThePriceIsRight "Come on down!"]] as one. This hasn't been done in the last few years, though.one.



* Between the Second and Third ''UsefulNotes/PunicWars'', Roman senator Cato the Elder ended every single one of his speeches with "Carthaga delenda est" - "Carthage must be destroyed." - even if his speech was completely unrelated to Carthage. In 146 BC, Rome made good on that when it completely destroyed Carthage in the Third Punic War.

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* Between the Second and Third ''UsefulNotes/PunicWars'', UsefulNotes/PunicWars, Roman senator Cato the Elder ended every single one of his speeches with "Carthaga delenda est" - "Carthage must be destroyed." - even if his speech was completely unrelated to Carthage. In 146 BC, Rome made good on that when it completely destroyed Carthage in the Third Punic War.

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* ''Animation/PleasantGoatAndBigBigWolf'': In later ''Pleasant Goat Fun Class'' episodes, after each episode's song is over, Weslie says, "Was this a pleasant-sounding song? We will see you next time!" and the episode ends.
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* Every episode of ''SpaceBattleshipYamato'' ended with the on-screen text, "Earth has [X] days to live".

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* Every episode of ''SpaceBattleshipYamato'' ''Anime/SpaceBattleshipYamato'' ended with the on-screen text, "Earth has [X] days to live".


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* WebVideo/BennettTheSage closes out episodes of ''Anime Abandon'' with "'Til next time!"
* WebVideo/TheAnimeMan's ends his videos with a MotorMouth-ed "Like and favorite if you enjoyed! Subscribe for more anime banter, and I'll see you in the next video of whatever I make. Keep watching anime! Janne!"
* WebVideo/LostPause's is "[...] and I hope to see all you beautiful sons-of-guns again next time."


* "Silly rabbit! Trix are for kids!"[[note]]Although the rabbit would say one last thing before the actual end of the commercials.[[/note]]

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* "Silly "[[Advertising/TrixRabbit Silly rabbit! Trix are for kids!"[[note]]Although kids!]]"[[note]]Although the rabbit would say one last thing before the actual end of the commercials.[[/note]]


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* In ''WesternAnimation/SylvanianFamilies'', the Woodskeeper wraps up episodes by saying "And so ends another journey to the Sylvanian Forest to visit our best of friends, the Sylvanian Families! Goodbye, all, and may your wishes come true!"

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* It's common for Japanese speakers to end a presentation with the sentence ご清聴ありがとうございました (''goseichō arigatō gozaimashita'') to thank the viewers. Likewise, replace ''seichō'' with ''shichō'' 視聴 if it's a video and ''etsuran'' 閲覧 if it's an art collection/comic.

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* Red from ''WebAnimation/OverlySarcasticProductions'' tends to end her videos with "So... yeah."


* Also in Indianapolis, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NrNSA2ztL4 Dave Mason's]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACZ3sfS91Nw auto outlet]] had simple, self-explanatory spots ending with "Why? 'Cause Old Dan needs the money." Often adding, "On the 1200 block of North Shadeland. Where else!"

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* Also in Indianapolis, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NrNSA2ztL4 Dave Mason's]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACZ3sfS91Nw auto outlet]] had simple, self-explanatory spots ending with "Why? 'Cause Old Dan Dave needs the money." Often adding, "On the 1200 block of North Shadeland. Where else!"

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* Indianapolis-based [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAOBIERJR98 Don's Guns and Galleries]] had a series of TV spots for years demonstrating his wares, lessons, practice ranges and special deals, and concluding with "I don't want to make any money, folks -- I just ''looove'' [[GunNut to sell guns]]. Heh heh heh."
* Also in Indianapolis, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NrNSA2ztL4 Dave Mason's]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACZ3sfS91Nw auto outlet]] had simple, self-explanatory spots ending with "Why? 'Cause Old Dan needs the money." Often adding, "On the 1200 block of North Shadeland. Where else!"

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* ''Series/MidnightCaller'': Every episode ended with Jack signing off on his radio show. And every episode of ''that'' ended with "Goodnight, America, wherever you are."

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