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There needs to be a trope based on a bunch of science-y types getting killed by what they're working on. The Operating Room Tentacle Slaughter in Spider-man 2 is an example of this, and something similar happens in Independence Day and, I'm pretty sure, one of the Robocop movies. I've seen it in a couple of books, too. Anyone have a catchy name? —Telen