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->''No more song about cebu.\\
Need another verse or two.\\
Audience is standing and leaving,\\
byebyemoomoo, byebyemoomoo,\\
byebyemoomoo byebyemoomoomoomoo.''
-->--"Song of the Cebu", ''WesternAnimation/VeggieTales''

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' episode "Out of the Past", Bruce Wayne walks out of a campy musical depiction of his days as Batman.


* In ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Barney puts on an [[StylisticSuck intentionally awful]] play, to refute Lily's assertion that friends have to support each other no matter what. Before it's even halfway over his audience has dwindled down to only the main cast, and even Lily finally cracks and tells him to just stop it already. [[spoiler: But they stay to the end anyway because he's their friend.]]

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* In ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Barney puts on an [[StylisticSuck intentionally awful]] play, to refute Lily's assertion that friends have to support each other no matter what. Before it's even halfway over his audience has dwindled down to only the main cast, and even Lily finally cracks and tells him to just stop it already. [[spoiler: But they stay to the end anyway because he's their friend.friend. Though Marshall eventually uses one of his slaps to end the play.]]



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* In ''WebAnimation/MrPlastimime'', most of Graeme's very small audience walks out during his show. Only Betsy stays to see the ending.


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* ''Film/DeathBecomesHer'' opens with a performance of ''Songbird!'', TheMusical of ''SweetBirdOfYouth'' that Creator/MerylStreep's character is starring in. The musical is waist-deep in StylisticSuck, and the audience members are leaving in droves (some are only staying because they have fallen asleep). Creator/BruceWillis' character is the only one who sits enraptured.

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* ''Film/DeathBecomesHer'' opens with a performance of ''Songbird!'', TheMusical of ''SweetBirdOfYouth'' that Creator/MerylStreep's character Madeline Ashton (Creator/MerylStreep) is starring in. The musical is waist-deep in StylisticSuck, and the audience members are leaving in droves (some are only staying because they have fallen asleep). Creator/BruceWillis' character Ernest Menville (Creator/BruceWillis) is the only one who sits enraptured.


* In the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "Lights, Candace, Action!", a bunch of teenagers are going in the theater to see the boys' movie. But Doofenshmirtz' Age Accelerator-inator hits them and a bunch of cranky old people walk out of the theater.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "Lights, "[[Recap/PhineasAndFerbLightsCandaceAction Lights, Candace, Action!", Action!]]", a bunch of teenagers are going in the theater to see the boys' movie. But Doofenshmirtz' Age Accelerator-inator hits them and a bunch of cranky old people walk out of the theater.


* In the (originally final) episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', "The Devil's Hands are Idol Playthings", Fry loses the robotic hands he won from the Robot Devil, and everyone walks out of the end of his holophone opera in disgust (since he can no longer play) [[spoiler: except for Leela]].

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* In the (originally final) episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', "The "[[Recap/FuturamaS4E18TheDevilsHandsAreIdlePlaythings The Devil's Hands are Idol Playthings", Playthings]]", Fry loses the robotic hands he won from the Robot Devil, and everyone walks out of the end of his holophone opera in disgust (since he can no longer play) [[spoiler: except for Leela]].


%%* In [[http://garfield.nfshost.com/1985/09/13/ this]] ''{{Garfield}}'' strip, Garfield walks out of a theater because he is %%out of popcorn.

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%%* In [[http://garfield.nfshost.com/1985/09/13/ this]] ''{{Garfield}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' strip, Garfield walks out of a theater because he is %%out out of popcorn.


* ''MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' has a segment featuring man who speaks entirely in anagrams. When he runs through Shakespeare plays he's performed in anagram, he comes to "Ring Kichard the Thrid." The presenter points out that "Ring Kichard" is a spoonerism. The guest says "If you're going to split hairs, I'm going to piss off," and walks off the stage without a by-your-leave.

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* ''MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' has a segment featuring man who speaks entirely in anagrams. When he runs through Shakespeare plays he's performed in anagram, he comes to "Ring Kichard the Thrid." The presenter points out that "Ring Kichard" is a spoonerism. The guest says "If you're going to split hairs, I'm going to piss off," and walks off the stage without a by-your-leave.

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* In ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Barney puts on an [[StylisticSuck intentionally awful]] play, to refute Lily's assertion that friends have to support each other no matter what. Before it's even halfway over his audience has dwindled down to only the main cast, and even Lily finally cracks and tells him to just stop it already. [[spoiler: But they stay to the end anyway because he's their friend.]]


* ''Film/DeathBecomesHer'' opens with a performance of ''Songbird!'', TheMusical of ''Sweet Bird of Youth'' that Meryl Streep's character is starring in. The musical is waist-deep in StylisticSuck, and the audience members are leaving in droves (some are only staying because they have fallen asleep). Bruce Willis' character is the only one who sits enraptured.

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* ''Film/DeathBecomesHer'' opens with a performance of ''Songbird!'', TheMusical of ''Sweet Bird of Youth'' ''SweetBirdOfYouth'' that Meryl Streep's Creator/MerylStreep's character is starring in. The musical is waist-deep in StylisticSuck, and the audience members are leaving in droves (some are only staying because they have fallen asleep). Bruce Willis' Creator/BruceWillis' character is the only one who sits enraptured.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': The stands are full for a Springfield Isotopes (minor league baseball) game because CyndiLauper is singing the National Anthem. After she finishes practically everyone gets up to leave, until the play-by-play announcer reminds them that there's also a game today. Most people sit back down.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': The stands are full for a Springfield Isotopes (minor league baseball) game because CyndiLauper Music/CyndiLauper is singing the National Anthem. After she finishes practically everyone gets up to leave, until the play-by-play announcer reminds them that there's also a game today. Most people sit back down.



** In "Krusty Gets Kancelled", Krusty falls victim to this when his show airs the cartoon "Worker and Parasite".

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** In "Krusty "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS4E22KrustyGetsKancelled Krusty Gets Kancelled", Kancelled]]", Krusty falls victim to this when his show airs the cartoon "Worker and Parasite".


* On one ''PinkPanther'' cartoon, Pink takes over an orchestra to perform his theme music. When he turns around the house is empty, except for one person: Music/HenryMancini.

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* On one ''PinkPanther'' cartoon, of ''WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther'' cartoons, Pink takes over an orchestra to perform his theme music. When he turns around the house is empty, except for one person: Music/HenryMancini.

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