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* In one ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'' comic ([[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2005/08/01 "Just When I Get Out"]]), Tycho assumes that his "friends" are staging an intervention. He makes an emotional confession of his drinking problem and of thinking that nobody cared, and is grateful and optimistic now that they're rallying around him. Actually, they're there to pressure him into joining their ''Video/WorldOfWarcraft'' guild, and explicitly don't care about his problems unless they are somehow in the way of him using a computer.

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* In one ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'' comic ([[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2005/08/01 "Just When I Get Out"]]), Tycho assumes that his "friends" are staging an intervention. He makes an emotional confession of his drinking problem and of thinking that nobody cared, and is grateful and optimistic now that they're rallying around him. Actually, they're there to pressure him into joining their ''Video/WorldOfWarcraft'' ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' guild, and explicitly don't care about his problems unless they are somehow in the way of him using a computer.


* In ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'' Malcolm gets one of these when he buys a terrible car. Since it's an intervention for cars rather than drinking, instead of getting someone from AA then get someone from Triple-A.



* ''Webcomic/{{Chainsawsuit}}'' gets meta with it. In [[http://chainsawsuit.com/comic/2014/09/15/the-b-u-t-t-algorithm/ "The BUTT Algorithm"]], the character gets a Twitter algorithm that recommends posts relevant to his interests... and it gives him nothing but "news about men's butts!" TheRant below the comic states: ''this page is procedurally generated. no one else is seeing this comic today. itís about you and how much your dumb butt hangup is ruining your life. this is a web intervention from me and your family.''

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* ''Webcomic/{{Chainsawsuit}}'' gets meta with it. In [[http://chainsawsuit.com/comic/2014/09/15/the-b-u-t-t-algorithm/ "The BUTT Algorithm"]], the character gets a Twitter algorithm that recommends posts relevant to his interests... and it gives him nothing but "news about men's butts!" TheRant below the comic states: ''this page is procedurally generated. no one else is seeing this comic today. itís about you and how much your dumb butt hangup is ruining your life. this is a web intervention from me and your your family.''


* ''Series/That70sShow'' has multiple pot interventions, including one for Hyde's ''sobriety,'' of all things. (Leo even goes so far as to say, "[[CrowningMomentOfFunny You have a problem with drugs.]]")

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* ''Series/That70sShow'' has multiple pot interventions, including one for Hyde's ''sobriety,'' of all things. (Leo even goes so far as to say, "[[CrowningMomentOfFunny You "You have a problem with drugs.]]")")


* PlayedForLaughs in the ''WebVideo/KeyOfAwesome'' parody of Music/{{Kesha}}'s song "Tik-Tok" called "Glitter Puke" when it it is revealed that her drunken slut act is actually just an act enforced by her record contract.

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* PlayedForLaughs in the ''WebVideo/KeyOfAwesome'' ''WebVideo/TheKeyOfAwesome''[='s=] parody of Music/{{Kesha}}'s song "Tik-Tok" called "Glitter Puke" when it it is revealed that her drunken slut act is actually just an act enforced by her record contract.


* PlayedForLaughs in the ''WebVideo/KeyOfAwesome'' parody of {{Kesha}}'s song Tik-Tok called "Glitter Puke" when it it is revealed that her drunken slut act is actually just an act enforced by her record contract.

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* PlayedForLaughs in the ''WebVideo/KeyOfAwesome'' parody of {{Kesha}}'s Music/{{Kesha}}'s song Tik-Tok "Tik-Tok" called "Glitter Puke" when it it is revealed that her drunken slut act is actually just an act enforced by her record contract.


** In the pilot, the Bluth family holds one for Michael to get him to take charge of the company after Buster proves unable to perform the task. Michael points out that an "intervention" doesn't work that way, and what they are doing is more of an imposition.

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** In the pilot, the Bluth family holds one for Michael to get him to take charge of the company after Buster proves unable to perform the task. Michael points out that [[YouKeepUsingThatWord an "intervention" doesn't work that way, way]], and what they are doing is more of an imposition.


* In ''{{Breaking Bad}}'''s first season, Skyler calls the family over for an intervention to try to get Walt to take the chemotherapy treatment (and the money offered by Gretchen and Elliot to pay for it) for his cancer, since Walt was unwilling to do that.

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* In ''{{Breaking Bad}}'''s ''Series/BreakingBad'''s first season, Skyler calls the family over for an intervention to try to get Walt to take the chemotherapy treatment (and the money offered by Gretchen and Elliot to pay for it) for his cancer, since Walt was unwilling to do that.

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* The Gang stages an intervention for Frank in ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'', for his alcoholism. Of course, they don't care about Frank's health, they only care because he's irritating the rest of them by being messily drunk in the middle of the day. Doesn't work very well since the entire gang are [[HypocriticalHumor also alcoholics]]- and they host the intervention in the bar. In the end they all just decide to get drunk instead.


** Homer recalls playing pictionary earlier in the week. It was really an intervention.
--> '''Homer''': I hope it's as fun as Pictionary was last week!
--> '''Bart''': Dad, we weren't playing Pictionary. That was an intervention to stop your drinking.

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** In the episode "Three Gays of the Condo", while waiting for Marge to reveal their weekly family activity, Homer recalls playing pictionary earlier in the week. It was really an intervention.
--> '''Homer''':
and Bart have this exchange:
---> '''Homer:'''
I hope it's as fun as Pictionary was last week!
--> '''Bart''':
week!\\
'''Bart:'''
Dad, we weren't playing Pictionary. That was an intervention to stop your drinking.\\
'''Homer:''' What? Are you sure?\\
''(Bart shows Homer a drawing of him drunk while Bart, Lisa, and Maggie cry)''\\
'''Homer:''' Ah, that takes me back.


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* WebVideo/OnCinema: Tim's friends attempt this in season 8 episode 8 [[spoiler: after Tim gets burned all over his body after sleeping after smoking a device given to him by Dr San to which he is addicted. Tim refuses to listen to them and orders them to leave.]]


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* ''Film/ButImACheerleader'': Megan's family has an intervention to tell her that she's a lesbian and to send her off to anti-gay camp.

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* ''Film/ButImACheerleader'': Megan's family has an intervention to tell her that she's a lesbian and to send her off to anti-gay camp.
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* ''Film/ButImACheerleader'': Megan's family has an intervention to tell her that she's a lesbian and to send her off to anti-gay camp.

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