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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. In "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlyerS2E12BadEggs Bad Eggs]", Joyce catches her daughter doing an EnterStageWindow, and since Buffy can hardly admit she's been out vampire slaying or saving the world, she ends up grounded.

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. In "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlyerS2E12BadEggs Bad Eggs]", [[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS2E12BadEggs "Bad Eggs"]], Joyce catches her daughter doing an EnterStageWindow, and since Buffy can hardly admit she's been out vampire slaying or saving the world, she ends up grounded.



* In ''VideoGame/ThePKGirl'', [[HelloInsertNameHere the protagonist]] heads out one night to confront the villains, and returns in the morning to find that the heroine, Laurie, has been kidnapped. While rescuing her, she asks him this question. Katryn, playing up her role as TheVamp and TheDragon, naturally replies, "With me." While technically true, it leaves out [[MotiveRant a few]] [[DeathTrap key details.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/ThePKGirl'', [[HelloInsertNameHere the protagonist]] PlayerCharacter heads out one night to confront the villains, and returns in the morning to find that the heroine, Laurie, has been kidnapped. While rescuing her, she asks him this question. Katryn, playing up her role as TheVamp and TheDragon, naturally replies, "With me." While technically true, it leaves out [[MotiveRant a few]] [[DeathTrap key details.]]


* In keeping with ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'''s general theme of using a family of superheroes to riff on standard familial interactions, one scene uses this trope to parody typical scenes about interrogating a cheating spouse. Bob "Mr Incredible" Parr comes home after saving people from a fire (compelled by ChronicHeroSyndrome) even though the SuperRegistrationAct permanently forced all superheroes into their {{secret identit|y}}ies and forbade them from using their powers. His wife Helen "Elastigirl" Parr confronts him when he gets back, in an exchange resembling one between a suspicious wife and an unfaithful husband -- complete with rubble from the burning building in place of AffairHair!

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* In keeping with ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'''s general theme of using a family of superheroes to riff on standard familial interactions, one scene uses this trope to parody typical scenes about interrogating a cheating spouse. Bob "Mr Incredible" Parr comes home after saving people from a fire (compelled by ChronicHeroSyndrome) even though the SuperRegistrationAct permanently forced all superheroes [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual supers]] into their {{secret identit|y}}ies and forbade them from using their powers. His wife Helen "Elastigirl" Parr confronts him when he gets back, in an exchange resembling one between a suspicious wife and an unfaithful husband -- complete with rubble from the burning building in place of AffairHair!


* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. Joyce catches her daughter doing an EnterStageWindow, and since Buffy can hardly admit she's been out vampire slaying or saving the world, she ends up grounded.

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. In "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlyerS2E12BadEggs Bad Eggs]", Joyce catches her daughter doing an EnterStageWindow, and since Buffy can hardly admit she's been out vampire slaying or saving the world, she ends up grounded.

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* In "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" by Creator/ErnestHemingway, while on an African safari with his wife Margaret, Francis wakes up at night and notices that Margaret is missing from their bed. This tips him off that she's cheating with the hunting guide, especially because she doesn't come back to their tent for a few hours. When she finally returns, Margaret insists that she "just went out to get a breath of air" -- to which Francis responds, "[[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow That's a new name for it.]] You ''are'' a bitch."
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* In keeping with ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'''s general theme of using a family of superheroes to riff on standard familial interactions, one scene uses this trope to parody typical scenes about interrogating a cheating spouse. Bob "Mr Incredible" Parr comes home after saving people from a fire (compelled by ChronicHeroSyndrome) even though the SuperRegistrationAct permanently forced all superheroes into their {{secret identit|y}}ies and forbade them from using their powers. His wife, Helen "Elastigirl" Parr, confronts him when he gets back in a manner resembling a suspicious wife questioning her unfaithful husband -- complete with rubble from the burning building in place of AffairHair!

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* In keeping with ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'''s general theme of using a family of superheroes to riff on standard familial interactions, one scene uses this trope to parody typical scenes about interrogating a cheating spouse. Bob "Mr Incredible" Parr comes home after saving people from a fire (compelled by ChronicHeroSyndrome) even though the SuperRegistrationAct permanently forced all superheroes into their {{secret identit|y}}ies and forbade them from using their powers. His wife, wife Helen "Elastigirl" Parr, Parr confronts him when he gets back back, in a manner an exchange resembling one between a suspicious wife questioning her and an unfaithful husband -- complete with rubble from the burning building in place of AffairHair!


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* In keeping with ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'''s general theme of using a family of superheroes to riff on standard familial interactions, one scene uses this trope to parody typical scenes about interrogating a cheating spouse. Bob "Mr Incredible" Parr comes home after saving people from a fire (compelled by ChronicHeroSyndrome) even though the SuperRegistrationAct permanently forced all superheroes into their {{secret identit|y}}ies and forbade them from using their powers. His wife, Helen "Elastigirl" Parr, confronts him when he gets back in a manner resembling a suspicious wife questioning her unfaithful husband -- complete with rubble from the burning building in place of AffairHair!
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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. Joyce catches her daughter doing an EnterStageWindow after a night of vampire slaying. Her response is [[YouAreGrounded predictable]], being completely unaware at that point that Buffy's calling is to GoToSchoolSaveTheWorld.

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. Joyce catches her daughter doing an EnterStageWindow after a night of EnterStageWindow, and since Buffy can hardly admit she's been out vampire slaying. Her response is [[YouAreGrounded predictable]], being completely unaware at that point that Buffy's calling is to GoToSchoolSaveTheWorld.
slaying or saving the world, she ends up grounded.



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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. Joyce catches her daughter doing an EnterStageWindow after a night of vampire slaying. Her response is [[YouAreGrounded predictable]], being completely unaware at that point that Buffy's calling is to GoToSchoolSaveTheWorld.



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* ''Series/TheGeorgeLopezShow'': In TheStinger for "George Goes to Disneyland", George comes home after dark and stumbles upon Max, who asks tells him that he called the factory and that they said he couldn't come to work because of a "tummy ache". Max then turns on the lights to reveal George decked out in Mickey Mouse gear.
-->'''Max:''' I knew it! You went to Disneyland without me!




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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': In "Wild Barts Can't Be Broken", Homer and his friends go on a drunken, destructive rampage through the school after their baseball team wins a game, and Lisa asks this question the following morning.
-->'''Lisa:''' Wow, you look really hung over, Dad. What did you do last night?
-->'''Homer:''' Last night? Uh...
-->''(cue an ImagineSpot of Homer's "recollection" of his antics, styled like a silent film)''


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* ''{{Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind}}'': The last time Joel saw Clementine before she had him erased was when she stumbled in the door at 3 A.M. after drunkenly scraping his car against a fire hydrant. The fight coming from Joel's reaction was Clementine's impetus to the procedure.
* ''Series/MadMen'': From the first episode Don [[spoiler:regularly cheats on his wife. It's not 'til later she asks where he has been]].
* ''Series/{{Skins}}'': In the first episode, Tony is shown covering for his sister to avert such a scene.
* ''Series/TheWire'': In its fifth season, Jimmy has such a scene with his lady, who knows he's cheating.

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* ''{{Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind}}'': The last time Joel saw Clementine before she had him erased was when she stumbled in the door at 3 A.M. after drunkenly scraping his car against a fire hydrant. The fight coming from Joel's reaction was Clementine's impetus to the procedure.
* ''Series/MadMen'': From the first episode Don [[spoiler:regularly cheats on his wife. It's not 'til later she asks where he has been]].
* ''Series/{{Skins}}'': In the first episode, Tony is shown covering for his sister to avert such a scene.
* ''Series/TheWire'': In its fifth season, Jimmy has such a scene with his lady, who knows he's cheating.
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* ''MonkeyDust'' turns this into a recurring gag with Clive, a character who disappears from his wife for extended amounts of time (usually an evening, sometimes as long as years) and, when questioned as to his whereabouts repeats the plot of a film, book or (in one memorable episode) nursery rhyme. The actual explanation is typically something immensely revolting, humiliating and sexual.
* Double-barreled example from 1994's ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110907/ Prêt-à-Porter]]'': a fashion designer sneaks back into his hotel room, having spent the night cheating on his supermodel wife with her identical twin sister, only to find that ''she'' didn't spend the night there, either (for exactly the reason you're thinking - [[HorribleHollywood it's that kind of movie]]). So when they catch up with each other at the {{fashion show}} later and he asks this question of her, she ends the conversation by replying, "I was with my sister, where were ''you''?"

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* ''MonkeyDust'' turns this into ''Film/EternalSunshineOfTheSpotlessMind'': The last time Joel saw Clementine before she had him erased was when she stumbled in the door at 3 A.M. after drunkenly scraping his car against a recurring gag with Clive, a character who disappears fire hydrant. The fight coming from his wife for extended amounts of time (usually an evening, sometimes as long as years) and, when questioned as Joel's reaction was Clementine's impetus to his whereabouts repeats the plot of a film, book or (in one memorable episode) nursery rhyme. The actual explanation is typically something immensely revolting, humiliating and sexual.
* Double-barreled example from 1994's ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110907/ Prêt-à-Porter]]'': a fashion designer sneaks back into his hotel room, having spent the night cheating on his supermodel wife with her identical twin sister, only to find that ''she'' didn't spend the night there, either (for exactly the reason you're thinking - [[HorribleHollywood it's that kind of movie]]). So when they catch up with each other at the {{fashion show}} later and he asks this question of her, she ends the conversation by replying, "I was with my sister, where were ''you''?"
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* Double-barreled example from ''Film/PretAPorter'': a fashion designer sneaks back into his hotel room, having spent the night cheating on his supermodel wife with her identical twin sister, only to find that ''she'' didn't spend the night there, either (for exactly the reason you're thinking - [[HorribleHollywood it's that kind of movie]]). So when they catch up with each other at the {{fashion show}} later and he asks this question of her, she ends the conversation by replying, "I was with my sister, where were ''you''?"

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* ''Series/MadMen'': From the first episode Don [[spoiler:regularly cheats on his wife. It's not 'til later she asks where he has been]].
* ''Series/{{Skins}}'': In the first episode, Tony is shown covering for his sister to avert such a scene.
* ''Series/TheWire'': In its fifth season, Jimmy has such a scene with his lady, who knows he's cheating.
* ''Series/DoctorWho''. In "The Girl in the Fireplace", the Doctor stumbles in drunk after partying with the French aristocracy to find his companions StrappedToAnOperatingTable and about to be dissected by clockwork androids. Rose promptly does a LikeAnOldMarriedCouple version.
-->'''Rose:''' What have you been doing?! Where've you been?!\\
'''The Doctor:''' Well, among other things, I ''think'' I just invented the banana daiquiri a couple of centuries early. Do you know they'd never seen a banana before?

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-->'''Shaggy:''' Hey, gang! Like, where were ya? We've been lookin' all over for you!
-->'''Daphne:''' Shaggy! Scooby!
-->'''Velma:''' Where were you two all night?
-->'''Shaggy:''' (''he and Scooby exchange knowing glances'') Like, you wouldn't believe it if we told ya!
* ''Series/DoctorWho''. In "The Girl in the Fireplace", the Doctor stumbles in drunk after partying with the French aristocracy to find his companions StrappedToAnOperatingTable and about to be dissected by clockwork androids. Rose promptly does a LikeAnOldMarriedCouple version.
-->'''Rose:''' What have you been doing?! Where've you been?!\\
'''The Doctor:''' Well, among other things, I ''think'' I just invented the banana daiquiri a couple of centuries early. Do you know they'd never seen a banana before?

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-->'''Shaggy:''' Hey, gang! Like, where were ya? We've been lookin' all over for you!
-->'''Daphne:'''
you!\\
'''Daphne:'''
Shaggy! Scooby!
-->'''Velma:'''
Scooby!\\
'''Velma:'''
Where were you two all night?
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night?\\
'''Shaggy:''' [''he
and Scooby exchange knowing glances'') glances''] Like, you wouldn't believe it if we told ya!
* ''Series/DoctorWho''. In "The Girl in the Fireplace", the Doctor stumbles in drunk after partying ''WesternAnimation/MonkeyDust'' turns this into a recurring gag with Clive, a character who disappears from his wife for extended amounts of time (usually an evening, sometimes as long as years) and, when questioned as to his whereabouts repeats the French aristocracy to find his companions StrappedToAnOperatingTable plot of a film, book or (in one memorable episode) nursery rhyme. The actual explanation is typically something immensely revolting, humiliating and about to be dissected by clockwork androids. Rose promptly does a LikeAnOldMarriedCouple version.
-->'''Rose:''' What have you been doing?! Where've you been?!\\
'''The Doctor:''' Well, among other things, I ''think'' I just invented the banana daiquiri a couple of centuries early. Do you know they'd never seen a banana before?
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->I call and I call\\

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Where were you last night?

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Where were you last night?night?"''



* ''{{Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind}}'': JimCarrey's lady went to the bar without him and stayed out late.

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* ''{{Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind}}'': JimCarrey's lady went The last time Joel saw Clementine before she had him erased was when she stumbled in the door at 3 A.M. after drunkenly scraping his car against a fire hydrant. The fight coming from Joel's reaction was Clementine's impetus to the bar without him and stayed out late.procedure.


* ''Series/DoctorWho''. The Doctor stumbles in drunk after partying with the French aristocracy to find his companions StrappedToAnOperatingTable and about to be dissected by clockwork androids. Rose does a LikeAnOldMarriedCouple version.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. The In "The Girl in the Fireplace", the Doctor stumbles in drunk after partying with the French aristocracy to find his companions StrappedToAnOperatingTable and about to be dissected by clockwork androids. Rose promptly does a LikeAnOldMarriedCouple version.version.
-->'''Rose:''' What have you been doing?! Where've you been?!\\
'''The Doctor:''' Well, among other things, I ''think'' I just invented the banana daiquiri a couple of centuries early. Do you know they'd never seen a banana before?

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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. The Doctor stumbles in drunk after partying with the French aristocracy to find his companions StrappedToAnOperatingTable and about to be dissected by clockwork androids. Rose does a LikeAnOldMarriedCouple version.


-->-- [[strike:Music/{{Nightwish}}]] [[CoveredUp Ankie Bagger]], "Where Were You Last Night?"

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-->-- [[strike:Music/{{Nightwish}}]] [[CoveredUp Ankie Bagger]], Bagger, "Where Were You Last Night?"

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