Scrubs: The Janitor's Requests
Psychology → Social Psychology → Door-in-the-face Technique
Dr. Cox is eager to watch an NBA game without anyone ruining the match for him. When The Janitor is about to reveal information about the game to him as revenge, Dr. Cox asks what it would take to be left alone. The Janitor makes several, unreasonable requests, which Dr. Cox turns down, then offers a more reasonable request, which Dr. Cox gladly accepts without trying to bargain further.