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12th Sep '17 4:48:26 AM foxley
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheNewAdventuresOfSuperman'': In "The Tree Man of Arborea", the tree man destroys a dam in his insatiable thirst for water, forcing Superman to find a way of stopping the flood before it reaches the town below the dam.
6th Aug '17 7:32:23 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Given all the attention given to Count Ugo Carnifex's aquaduct, and the unstable nature of its construction, a GenreSavvy reader can make a shrewd guess about how the ''Literature/YoungBond'' novel ''Literature/BloodFever'' is going to end.

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* Given all the attention given to Count Ugo Carnifex's aquaduct, and the unstable nature of its construction, a GenreSavvy reader can make a shrewd guess about how the ''Literature/YoungBond'' novel ''Literature/BloodFever'' is going to end.
9th Jul '17 11:03:23 AM nombretomado
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* Operation Chastise is the best-remembered wartime example of this. Although the actual damage and disruption was minor compared to the fire-bombing that came later in WW2, it provided an [[StiffUpperLip important morale booster]] to the British public. It also showcased the engineering abilities of Barnes Wallis, who designed the 'bouncing bombs' used in the mission.

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* Operation Chastise is the best-remembered wartime example of this. Although the actual damage and disruption was minor compared to the fire-bombing that came later in WW2, [=WW2=], it provided an [[StiffUpperLip important morale booster]] to the British public. It also showcased the engineering abilities of Barnes Wallis, who designed the 'bouncing bombs' used in the mission.
11th Jun '17 2:46:16 PM nombretomado
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* In the XMenEvolution episode "The Stuff of Heroes", the X-Men have to stop TheJuggernaut from destroying a dam.

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* In the XMenEvolution ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'' episode "The Stuff of Heroes", the X-Men have to stop TheJuggernaut from destroying a dam.
11th Jun '17 1:33:46 PM nombretomado
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* In ''WesternAnimation/FlushedAway'', Toad's plan is to open the floodgates protecting the rat's sewer city so that it gets washed away during the WorldCup halftime.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/FlushedAway'', Toad's plan is to open the floodgates protecting the rat's sewer city so that it gets washed away during the WorldCup UsefulNotes/TheWorldCup halftime.
5th Jun '17 10:05:25 AM Daimos
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* ''Series/JohnnySokkoAndHisFlyingRobot'': The episode "Destroy the Dam" as the title characters needing to bust open a dam to flood the water to deactivate the MonsterOfTheWeek



* ''Series/{{JohnnySokkoAndHisFlyingRobot}}'': The episode "Destroy the Dam" as the title characters needing to bust open a dam to flood the water to deactivate the MonsterOfTheWeek

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* ''Series/{{JohnnySokkoAndHisFlyingRobot}}'': The episode "Destroy the Dam" as the title characters needing to bust open a dam to flood the water to deactivate the MonsterOfTheWeek
5th Jun '17 10:04:38 AM Daimos
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* ''Series/{{JohnnySokkoAndHisFlyingRobot}}'': The episode "Destroy the Dam" as the title characters needing to bust open a dam to flood the water to deactivate the MonsterOfTheWeek
12th May '17 7:48:51 PM Sabrewing
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* In ''VideoGame/PhantasyStarII'', after Climatrol blows up, water starts pumping into the central lake of Motavia, forcing Rolf and his party to travel to four dams and use their central consoles to unlock them and prevent the lake from flooding over.
5th Apr '17 6:52:11 PM mariofan1000
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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'', where an evil plot to blow up Elmore's dam is foiled by [[spoiler: the fact that Elmore doesn't have a dam.]]
3rd Mar '17 8:04:07 PM DoctorCooper
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* ''WesternAnimation/ThumbelinaGoldenFilms'' has a breaking dam as a plot point; Thumbelina must warn the prince about the dam or else, the prairie will be in a flood and the Little People will drown probably alongside many animals.
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