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[[caption-width-right:350:I mean, the fact that he has to say it...]]

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* PlayedWith in ''WesternAnimation/{{Disenchantment}}:'' When some of the characters begin to suspect that Elfo isn't really an elf, they quip that his name falls under this trope. (For the record, [[spoiler:he's half-elf]].)



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* In the ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' episode "Nighty Nightmare", when Jon goes to get the pizza he ordered, he says "Gee, I wonder who at the door! It couldn't be an pizza, because nobody ordered a pizza! It must be a special delivery letter, certainly not a pizza!". This is implied to be how Garfield finds out.

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** In the episode "I Married Marge," Homer recalls that while Marge was pregnant with Bart, and they were living with her family (and lost all the things they bought for the baby), Homer left to find work after an interview with the Nuclear Plant didn't work out. One of the things he tries is a seminar on some GetRichQuickScheme, which starts out with the CEO talking about how this is ''not'' a pyramid scheme, and they use a "trapezoid" model instead. Before he can continue on with his spiel, the cops show up and he jumps out the window.


--->'''Francine:''' And that fake lesbian kiss--what a great idea?

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--->'''Francine:''' And that fake lesbian kiss--what a great idea?idea!


* In the ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' episode "Double Dipper", as part of a scheme to get Robbie away from Wendy, Dipper has two copies of himself make off with Robbie's bike, leading to this line:

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' episode "Double Dipper", as part of a scheme to get Robbie away from Wendy, Dipper has [[MesACrowd two copies of himself himself]] make off with Robbie's bike, leading to this line:bike.


--->'''Tootie:''' Your parents are gonna be here any minute!\\
--->'''Timmy:''' Wait... how do ''you'' know that?\\

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--->'''Tootie:''' Your parents are gonna be here any minute!\\
minute!
--->'''Timmy:''' Wait... how do ''you'' know that?\\that?



'''Krieger:''' I'm not a ...''serial'' killer!\\

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'''Krieger:''' I'm not a ...a... ''serial'' killer!\\



* Hilariously mocked in the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Bugs And Thugs," when Rocky and Mugsy are hiding from the police (actually Bugs disguising his voice) in the stove:

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* Hilariously mocked in the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Bugs And Thugs," Thugs", when Rocky and Mugsy are hiding from the police (actually Bugs disguising his voice) in the stove:



-->'''Bugs:''' Would I turn on the gas if he was in there? (Bugs proceeds to turn on the gas)

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-->'''Bugs:''' Would I turn on the gas if he was in there? (Bugs [''Bugs proceeds to turn on the gas)gas'']



-->'''Bugs:''' Would I throw a lighted match if he was in there? (Bugs throws a lighted match into the oven, causing the inside where Rocky and Mugsy are hiding to explode)

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-->'''Bugs:''' Would I throw a lighted match if he was in there? (Bugs [''Bugs throws a lighted lit match into the oven, causing the inside where Rocky and Mugsy are hiding to explode)explode'']


-->'''Krusty:''' And I contend that those tourists were decapitated ''before'' they entered the [=KrustyLand=] House of Knives.

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-->'''Krusty:''' --->'''Krusty:''' And I contend that those tourists were decapitated ''before'' they entered the [=KrustyLand=] House of Knives.



-->It's not the Mayor's fault that the stadium collapsed~!

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-->It's --->It's not the Mayor's fault that the stadium collapsed~!



-->'''Coilette:''' Hail, hail Robonia -- a land I didn't make up!

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-->'''Coilette:''' --->'''Coilette:''' Hail, hail Robonia -- a land I didn't make up!



'''Leela:''' What do you mean why was I looking in the box?\\
'''Fry:''' I mean your hair. It's all different.

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'''Leela:''' Nothing! What do you mean why mean, "why was I looking in the box?\\
box"?\\
'''Fry:''' I mean meant your hair. It's all different.[[BuffySpeak different-y]].



--->'''Bender:''' ''(enters Fry's bedroom)'' Aha!\\
'''Fry:''' ''(hides holophonor behind his back)'' Bender? I was just not playing the holophonor!

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--->'''Bender:''' ''(enters ''[enters Fry's bedroom)'' bedroom['' Aha!\\
'''Fry:''' ''(hides ''[hides holophonor behind his back)'' back['' Bender? I was just not playing the holophonor!



-->'''Timeshare salesman:''' Each residence has 200 feet of pristine oceanfront. No city noise, no flesh-eating ogres, no pollution.\\
''(all said while he flips rapidly through slides showing scenes of bloody carnage and ferocious monsters tearing people apart)''

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-->'''Timeshare salesman:''' --->'''Timeshare Salesman:''' Each residence has 200 feet of pristine oceanfront. No city noise, no flesh-eating ogres, no pollution.\\
''(all ''[all said while he flips rapidly through slides showing scenes of bloody carnage and ferocious monsters tearing people apart)''apart]''



-->'''Stewie''': If you find a human skeleton with a Lincoln Log in the temple, I didn't do it. But I need that log to finish my recreation of James Madison's cabin.

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-->'''Stewie''': --->'''Stewie''': If you find a human skeleton with a Lincoln Log in the temple, I didn't do it. But I need that log to finish my recreation of James Madison's cabin.



-->'''Brian''': I roomed with Scott Hamilton at prep school. Nothing happened.
** "The Fact Guy Strangler" is ''built'' on this. Lois refuses to accept that her brother is a psychotic killer even when there is evidence clearly in front of her. It's only when Brian snaps at her she stops.

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-->'''Brian''': --->'''Brian''': I roomed with Scott Hamilton at prep school. Nothing happened.
** "The Fact Guy Strangler" is ''built'' on this. Lois refuses to accept that her brother is a psychotic killer even when there is evidence clearly in front of her. It's only when Brian snaps at her that she stops.



-->'''Brian:''' [[LampshadeHanging Boy, I haven seen denial this big]] [[CutawayGag since John Travolta married Kelly Preston]].

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-->'''Brian:''' --->'''Brian:''' [[LampshadeHanging Boy, I haven seen denial this big]] [[CutawayGag since John Travolta married Kelly Preston]].



** Carl spent all his intervention in the 45 minutes special episode "Twelve and a half angry men" pretending he could read and write even though noone was asking him anything.
-->'''Bruce:''' Maybe we should take a look at that letter
-->'''Carl:''' Yeah I'd like to see that. Cause I can read just like everybody else. (to himself) And the charade continues.

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** Carl spent all his intervention in the 45 minutes 45-minute special episode "Twelve and a half angry men" Half Angry Men" pretending he could read and write even though noone no-one was asking him anything.
-->'''Bruce:''' --->'''Bruce:''' Maybe we should take a look at that letter
-->'''Carl:''' Yeah
letter.\\
'''Carl:''' Yeah,
I'd like to see that. Cause I can read just like everybody else. (to himself) ''[to himself]'' And the charade continues.



-->'''Officer Barbrady:''' You're probably wondering why we're standing here with a pile of money and no pants on.\\

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-->'''Officer --->'''Officer Barbrady:''' You're probably wondering why we're standing here with a pile of money and no pants on.\\



-->'''Mysterion:''' Well, I suppose you must be Cartman, [[YouAreFat because you're fat]].\\

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-->'''Mysterion:''' --->'''Mysterion:''' Well, I suppose you must be Cartman, [[YouAreFat because you're fat]].\\



-->'''God''': Saddam. I've been hearing rumors that you're secretly building weapons of mass destruction up here.\\

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-->'''God''': --->'''God''': Saddam. I've been hearing rumors that you're secretly building weapons of mass destruction up here.\\



'''God''':...Alright, just checking.

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'''God''':...'''God''': ...Alright, just checking.



-->'''Randy:''' What are you doing?\\

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-->'''Randy:''' --->'''Randy:''' What are you doing?\\



'''Randy:''' I know...because...I don't know that! That's what I'm trying to tell you!

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'''Randy:''' I know...because... because... I don't know that! That's what I'm trying to tell you!



-->'''Company rep''': Hello. I would just like to assure you first that Sooperfoods is not an antisemitic company, but...
** In "Fishdicks," we get repeated journeys into Cartman's SelfServingMemory, during which people repeatedly comment that he's super cool [[IAmBigBoned and totally not fat]].

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-->'''Company --->'''Company rep''': Hello. I would just like to assure you first that Sooperfoods is not an antisemitic company, but...
** In "Fishdicks," "Fishdicks", we get repeated journeys into Cartman's SelfServingMemory, during which people repeatedly comment that he's super cool super-cool [[IAmBigBoned and totally not fat]].



-->'''Gosalyn:''' [[NoodleIncident I don't know anything about a pig, and I was nowhere near the boys' bathroom at the time]]!\\

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-->'''Gosalyn:''' --->'''Gosalyn:''' [[NoodleIncident I don't know anything about a pig, and I was nowhere near the boys' bathroom at the time]]!\\



-->'''Darkwing:''' Hold the phone. You're not Megavolt; you're Tuskerninni, in a really bad Megavolt disguise.\\

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-->'''Darkwing:''' --->'''Darkwing:''' Hold the phone. You're not Megavolt; you're Tuskerninni, in a really bad Megavolt disguise.\\



-->'''Timmy:''' Morning guys.\\

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-->'''Timmy:''' Morning Morning, guys.\\



** Fortunately, Timmy already knew about the super powers (giving he wished for them) but played along. The real surprise was Vicky, who's usually smarter than Timmy's parents (not that it says much about her), not suspecting anything near the end of "WesternAnimation/ChannelChasers" when she received a letter from someone who signed as "Deep Toot" and wrote in the back "I am not your sister".
** In "Hard Copy", Cosmo disguises himself as a ceiling lamp with the words "Not Cosmo" written on it.
* Correction --Butch Hartman LOVES this trope! There are just so many in ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'', listing them all could take up so much of this section of the page!

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** Fortunately, Timmy already knew about the super powers (giving (given he wished for them) but played along. The real surprise was Vicky, who's usually smarter than Timmy's parents (not that it says much about her), not suspecting anything near the end of "WesternAnimation/ChannelChasers" when she received a letter from someone who signed as "Deep Toot" and wrote in on the back "I am not your sister".
** Tootie is not very good at at denials. There's also this gem:
--->'''Tootie:''' Your parents are gonna be here any minute!\\
--->'''Timmy:''' Wait... how do ''you'' know that?\\
--->'''Tootie:''' I haven't been tapping your phone?
** In "Hard Copy", Cosmo disguises himself as a green ceiling lamp with the words "Not Cosmo" written on it.
* Correction --Butch Hartman LOVES -- ''Butch Hartman'' loves this trope! There are just so many in ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'', listing them all could take up so much of this section of the page!an entire page.



-->'''Jack:''' ''(Whilst being Overshadowed by Danny)'' I know these things because I'm his Dad, and not him.

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-->'''Jack:''' ''(Whilst ''[whilst being Overshadowed by Danny)'' Danny]'' I know these things because I'm his Dad, and not him.



--> '''Buckley:''' "I never wear Louise's underwear!"
--> '''Eddie:''' "Who ever said you did?"
--> '''Buckley:''' "Nobody... but people talk and they might say that I sneak into Louise's room, put on her underwear and dance to "Don't Cha" by the Pussycat Dolls... but I don't do that."

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--> '''Buckley:''' "I never wear Louise's underwear!"
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underwear!"\\
'''Eddie:''' "Who ever said you did?"
-->
did?"\\
'''Buckley:''' "Nobody... but people talk and they might say that I sneak into Louise's room, put on her underwear and dance to "Don't Cha" by the Pussycat Dolls... but I don't do that."



-->'''Francine:''' And that fake lesbian kiss--what a great idea?
-->'''Linda:''' Fake? Oh yeah. Of course. Fake.
-->''(Stan arrives)''
-->'''Francine:''' Oh, hi, Stan.
-->'''Linda:''' Oh. That's your husband. I'd better get home to my husband, because I love him, and I'm so sexually attracted to him. ''(nervous laugh)'' Oh, yeah. He's got the good stuff. Oh, yeah.

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-->'''Francine:''' --->'''Francine:''' And that fake lesbian kiss--what a great idea?
-->'''Linda:''' --->'''Linda:''' Fake? Oh yeah. Of course. Fake.
-->''(Stan arrives)''
-->'''Francine:'''
--->''[Stan arrives]''
--->'''Francine:'''
Oh, hi, Stan.
-->'''Linda:''' --->'''Linda:''' Oh. That's your husband. I'd better get home to my husband, because I love him, and I'm so sexually attracted to him. ''(nervous laugh)'' Oh, yeah. He's got the good stuff. Oh, yeah.



-->'''Driver''': Sorry! I'm not trying to kill you. I'm just a drunk driver.

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-->'''Driver''': --->'''Driver''': Sorry! I'm not trying to kill you. I'm just a drunk driver.


* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' that takes place in China, after Courage defeats the villain, background character, Di Lung, who is acting as the villain's right hand man in this episode, is found de-boning Muriel. When Courage goes to stop him, he insists that he isn't "de-boning" her, but is "re-boning" her and begins putting her bones back in.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' that takes place in China, after Courage defeats the villain, background character, Di Lung, who is acting as the villain's right hand right-hand man in this episode, is found de-boning Muriel. When Courage goes to stop him, he insists that he isn't "de-boning" her, but is "re-boning" her and begins putting her bones back in.



** In "Fight Fighters", Mabel gives Grunkle Stan a gift as part of a ZanyScheme to get him confront his fear of heights under the premise that it's 'Great Uncles Day'.

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** In "Fight Fighters", Mabel gives Grunkle Stan a gift as part of a ZanyScheme to get him to confront his fear of heights under the premise that it's 'Great Uncles Day'.



** When Randy and Howard meet [=McFist=] at Bash's birthday party, Randy at fist spoke like he already met [=McFist=] before, forgetting that, up to this point, it was only as "The Ninja" he already met him. His efforts to mask that slip was claiming they never met before. Howard then added that [=McFist=]'s stepson Bash wasn't a jerk.

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** When Randy and Howard meet [=McFist=] at Bash's birthday party, Randy at fist first spoke like he already met [=McFist=] before, forgetting that, up to this point, it was only as "The Ninja" he already met him. His efforts to mask that slip was claiming they never met before. Howard then added that [=McFist=]'s stepson Bash wasn't a jerk.




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* On ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'', Jet and his family are secretly aliens from the planet Bortron 7 and must hide their identities on Earth. Unfortunately, [[CannotKeepASecret Jet is terrible at keeping his alien identity a secret]], and so many specific denials occur throughout the series, along the lines of "It's not like I'm an alien from another planet or something!".


** Right after that, a real cop shows up, and Bugs starts the same routine again, but [[OhNoNotAgain this time]] Rocky and Mugsy leap out of the stove and surrender.

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** Right after that, a real cop shows up, and Bugs starts the same routine again, but [[OhNoNotAgain this time]] time [[PityTheKidnapper Rocky and Mugsy leap out of the stove and surrender.surrender]].


-->'''Lisa:''' To prolong the run of the series, I was secretly given anti-growth hormones.\\

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-->'''Lisa:''' --->'''Lisa:''' To prolong the run of the series, I was secretly given anti-growth hormones.\\



-->''On this spot, in 1989, nothing happened.''

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-->''On --->''On this spot, in 1989, nothing happened.''



-->'''Homer:''' You haven't seen Bart for a few hours, so you automatically assume I let something terrible happen!\\

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-->'''Homer:''' --->'''Homer:''' You haven't seen Bart for a few hours, so you automatically assume I let something terrible happen!\\



-->'''Fry:''' Leela, what have you done?\\

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-->'''Fry:''' --->'''Fry:''' Leela, what have you done?\\



-->'''Bender:''' ''(enters Fry's bedroom)'' Aha!\\

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-->'''Bender:''' --->'''Bender:''' ''(enters Fry's bedroom)'' Aha!\\



-->'''Cubert:''' The guests were supposed to be here three hours ago.
-->'''Farnsworth''': Well, that doesn't mean that no one is coming or that you two are total losers. Who gave you that idea?!

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-->'''Cubert:''' --->'''Cubert:''' The guests were supposed to be here three hours ago.
-->'''Farnsworth''':
ago.\\
'''Farnsworth''':
Well, that doesn't mean that no one is coming or that you two are total losers. Who gave you that idea?!



-->'''Nibbler''': Can you at least tell us what's going on down there?\\

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-->'''Nibbler''': --->'''Nibbler''': Can you at least tell us what's going on down there?\\



-->'''Emperor Nikolai:''' ''[on TV]'' I'm just a humble emperor, with a big, big crown!\\

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-->'''Emperor --->'''Emperor Nikolai:''' ''[on TV]'' I'm just a humble emperor, with a big, big crown!\\



-->'''Nurse:''' Mr. Griffin, you've been there for an awfully long time. Are you all right?\\

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-->'''Nurse:''' --->'''Nurse:''' Mr. Griffin, you've been there for an awfully long time. Are you all right?\\


** In the episode ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E25ACanterlotWeddingPart1 A Canterlot Wedding]]'' at one point Applejack asks whether Twilight might be acting possessive of her brother, Shining Armor. Twilight angrily retorts, "I am ''not'' being possessive, and I am ''not'' taking it out on Cadance!" Nopony had mentioned the second part. This probably contributes to them later taking Cadance's side when Twilight accuses her of being evil.



** In "Crusaders Of The Lost Mark" Diamond Tiara acts a bit too defensive when the [=CMC=] ask her about if she knows what her Cutie Mark means.

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** In "Crusaders Of The ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E19CrusadersOfTheLostMark Crusaders of the Lost Mark" Mark]]'' Diamond Tiara acts a bit too defensive when the [=CMC=] ask her about if question whether she knows what her Cutie Mark means.



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* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'': In "Overdue", Ron runs into [[DarkActionGirl Shego]], who asks him where Kim is. He immediately blurts out [[SheIsNotMyGirlfriend "She's not my girlfriend!"]]. Amused, Shego smirks and replies, "Never said she was."


* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' has Owen mistakenly telling Gwen that the guys on the island are not forming a guys' alliance, and that he's not a part of it, in spite of Gwen's comment being about where Duncan was during the game of Hide-and-Seek.
** From ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPahkitewIsland'', Sammy states in her audition tape that she doesn't have a sister, nor has she ever been called Samey.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Island'' has Owen mistakenly telling Gwen that the guys on the island are not forming a guys' alliance, and that he's not a part of it, in spite of Gwen's comment being about where Duncan was during the game of Hide-and-Seek.
** From ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPahkitewIsland'', ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Pahkitew Island'', Sammy states in her audition tape that she doesn't have a sister, nor has she ever been called Samey.


** Inverted in the episode "Not Particularly Desperate Housewives," after Linda saves Francine's life [[AnguishedDeclarationOfLove by kissing her]], which causes her would-be killers to spare her life[[note]][[ItMakesSenseInContext Francine [[SheKnowsTooMuch knows too much]], but this counts as counter-blackmail material[[/note]].

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** Inverted in the episode "Not Particularly Desperate Housewives," after Linda saves Francine's life [[AnguishedDeclarationOfLove by kissing her]], which causes her would-be killers to spare her life[[note]][[ItMakesSenseInContext Francine Francine]] [[SheKnowsTooMuch knows too much]], [[ItMakesSenseInContext but this counts as counter-blackmail material[[/note]].material]][[/note]].

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