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I dunno if it's noteworthy enough, but spikes were also the only things which could kill you(aside from the crushing walls in some stages) after you abused the "pit of doom" invincibility glitch in Rockman 3.
: Probably wouldn't fit, but Doctor Who
's Curse of Fatal Death
had the Master gloat "Say hello to the spikes of doom!"