History Main / AirVentPassageway

26th Jun '16 10:56:56 PM erforce
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* Both played straight and subverted, for unsettling effect, in ''VideoGame/HeavyRain'', where Ethan Mars is guided by a serial killer through series of Se7en-style trials. One of them involves deliberately crawling into something that resembles both a system of wide air ducts and a dangerous exhausts vent (it sounds stupid, but looks appropriately menacing). The vent system is one foot high and branching, it's absolutely dark and hard to breathe there, and its floor is ''covered with broken glass''.

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* Both played straight and subverted, for unsettling effect, in ''VideoGame/HeavyRain'', where Ethan Mars is guided by a serial killer through series of Se7en-style ''Film/Se7en''-style trials. One of them involves deliberately crawling into something that resembles both a system of wide air ducts and a dangerous exhausts vent (it sounds stupid, but looks appropriately menacing). The vent system is one foot high and branching, it's absolutely dark and hard to breathe there, and its floor is ''covered with broken glass''.
17th Jun '16 9:20:36 PM HeroGal2347
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* ''Series/TheATeam'': Several episodes, including one where Murdock escapes from a locked room, with his hands bound no less, through a ventilation shaft. Hannibal and B.A. boost him into the shaft while Face distracts the guard.

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* ''Series/TheATeam'': Several episodes, including one "[[Recap/TheATeamS2E12TheWhiteBallot The White Ballot]]", where Murdock escapes from a locked room, with his hands bound no less, through a ventilation shaft. Hannibal and B.A. boost him into the shaft while Face distracts keeps an eye on the guard.
13th Jun '16 3:14:36 PM IAmNotAFunguy
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Detention}} Miss Kisskilya gets the gang in shape by locking up the school to lock them in the classroom, so they plot an escape through the air vent.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Detention}} ''WesternAnimation/{{Detention}}'' Miss Kisskilya gets the gang in shape by locking up the school to lock them in the classroom, so they plot an escape through the air vent.
13th Jun '16 3:14:10 PM IAmNotAFunguy
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* In ''Unaccompanied Minors'' the four kids escape from the four separate rooms where Mr. Porter is holding them by waiting till he is distracted, switching the surveillance cameras with recordings, and then climbing into the air vent in each room.
13th Jun '16 3:10:06 PM IAmNotAFunguy
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Detention}} Miss Kisskilya gets the gang in shape by locking up the school to lock them in the classroom, so they plot an escape through the air vent.
10th Jun '16 2:43:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* Used, more realistically than usual, in ''Film/SkyHigh''. One character's power (glowing in the dark) comes in handy here, allowing the others to see. And only the character who can become a rodent can reach the place needed to save the day. [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway Lame power? What's a lame power?]]

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* Used, more realistically than usual, in ''Film/SkyHigh''.''Film/SkyHigh2005''. One character's power (glowing in the dark) comes in handy here, allowing the others to see. And only the character who can become a rodent can reach the place needed to save the day. [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway Lame power? What's a lame power?]]
10th Jun '16 2:42:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Film/{{Dawn of the Dead}}'', the main characters use the mall's air vents to access the stores that are locked with gates.

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* In ''Film/{{Dawn of the Dead}}'', Dead|1978}}'', the main characters use the mall's air vents to access the stores that are locked with gates.
7th Jun '16 1:54:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* Subverted in the final book of the ''{{Sten}}'' Series, by having the hero nearly get stuck in a claustrophobic moment.

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* Subverted in the final book of the ''{{Sten}}'' ''Literature/{{Sten}}'' Series, by having the hero nearly get stuck in a claustrophobic moment.
30th May '16 12:39:02 PM Josef5678
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* This is Eric's favorite method of travel in the ''Series/{{Glee}}'' fanfic FanFic/SpahVerse, both at Dalton and McKinley.

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* This is Eric's favorite method of travel in the ''Series/{{Glee}}'' fanfic FanFic/SpahVerse, both at Dalton and McKinley.[=McKinley=].
28th May '16 6:18:29 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/EscapeFromAlcatraz'': Morris, Charlie, and the Anglin brothers mount an escape by digging out the back of their cells to get into the ventilator shafts and escape Alcatraz prison through the roof.
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