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2nd Dec '15 2:03:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* TropeCodifier: Creator/BusterKeaton in ''SteamboatBillJr'' Keaton's stunt was noted for being done without any trickery (and for being botched by the crew at one point -- they measured it wrong and missed flattening Keaton's skull by mere inches). The page picture is the end result. It's reported that both the cameraman and director were too scared to watch when the stunt was preformed. It's worth noting that Keaton decided a prop wall would not look realistic enough so the wall used is a real wall built to code and would have easily crushed him. An earlier example can be found in Keaton's short ''Film/OneWeek,'' in which the wall first pivots around a horizontal beam, thereby acting as a vertical BookcasePassage.
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* TropeCodifier: Creator/BusterKeaton in ''SteamboatBillJr'' ''Film/SteamboatBillJr'' Keaton's stunt was noted for being done without any trickery (and for being botched by the crew at one point -- they measured it wrong and missed flattening Keaton's skull by mere inches). The page picture is the end result. It's reported that both the cameraman and director were too scared to watch when the stunt was preformed. It's worth noting that Keaton decided a prop wall would not look realistic enough so the wall used is a real wall built to code and would have easily crushed him. An earlier example can be found in Keaton's short ''Film/OneWeek,'' in which the wall first pivots around a horizontal beam, thereby acting as a vertical BookcasePassage.
16th Oct '15 9:40:09 PM MoonByte
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* In ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove'', when Kronk slices the rope holding the chandelier over (the extremely skinny) Yzma. Once the dust clears, it is revealed that Yzma is unscathed, in the middle of the fixture, with a candle in her mouth.
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* In ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove'', when Kronk slices the rope holding the chandelier over (the extremely skinny) Yzma. Once the dust clears, it is revealed that Yzma is unscathed, in the middle of the fixture, with a candle in her mouth. Interestingly, Kronk claims that this trope doesn't excist when he states that her being perfectly fine is weird and that it "usually works".
20th Aug '15 5:00:31 PM MrPr1993
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* It happens as a ShoutOut to old films such as ''Creator/BusterKeaton'''s ''Film/SteamboatBillJr'' on an episode of ''WesternAnimation/SheepInTheBigCity''. However, after the wall fell on Sheep like pictured above, it is followed by a train running over him.
7th Jul '15 5:32:09 AM Anddrix
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Home}}'', [[spoiler:Oh appears to be crushed by the Gorg mothership, but is spared because that particular portion was hollow]].
18th Feb '15 10:32:06 AM eroock
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-->--'''Chris Sims''' and '''David Uzumeri''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/comicsalliance-reviews-steel-1997-part-one/ on]] ''{{Film/Steel}}''
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-->--'''Chris -->-- '''Chris Sims''' and '''David Uzumeri''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/comicsalliance-reviews-steel-1997-part-one/ on]] ''{{Film/Steel}}''
18th Feb '15 10:30:22 AM eroock
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->''"I genuinely hope that was an idea Shaq brought to the set. “Guys, I’d really like my performance to be inspired by Creator/HaroldLloyd.”''\\ --'''Chris Sims''' and '''David Uzumeri''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/comicsalliance-reviews-steel-1997-part-one/ on]] ''{{Film/Steel}}''
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->''"I genuinely hope that was an idea Shaq brought to the set. “Guys, I’d really like my performance to be inspired by Creator/HaroldLloyd.”''\\ --'''Chris ”'' -->--'''Chris Sims''' and '''David Uzumeri''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/comicsalliance-reviews-steel-1997-part-one/ on]] ''{{Film/Steel}}''
28th Jan '15 11:08:15 AM MrUnderhill
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** One room in ''{{VideoGame/Xenogears}}'' has a spiked ceiliing trap, but the trick is that the player-shaped hole is exactly above the platform where the party is standing anyway, and the top of the "ceiling" is in fact a perfectly safe elevator. The spikes only look threatening because you're seeing them from a third-person perspective.
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** One room in ''{{VideoGame/Xenogears}}'' has a spiked ceiliing ceiling trap, but the trick is that the player-shaped hole is exactly above the platform where the party is standing anyway, and the top of the "ceiling" is in fact a perfectly safe elevator. The spikes only look threatening because you're seeing them from a third-person perspective.
28th Jan '15 11:07:26 AM MrUnderhill
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** One room in ''{{VideoGame/Xenogears}}'' has a spiked ceiliing trap, but the trick is that the player-shaped hole is exactly above the platform where the party is standing anyway, and the top of the "ceiling" is in fact a perfectly safe elevator. The spikes only look threatening because you're seeing them from a third-person perspective.
27th Dec '14 7:54:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/JurassicPark'' ** A car is falling upside-down onto Dr. Grant and Tim, but luckily, they are only covered by the cabin portion of the vehicle, the top of which had previously been removed by a ''T. rex''.
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* ''Film/JurassicPark'' ''Franchise/JurassicPark'': ** ''Film/JurassicPark'': A car is falling upside-down onto Dr. Grant and Tim, but luckily, they are only covered by the cabin portion of the vehicle, the top of which had previously been removed by a ''T. rex''.

** [[Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark The second movie]] ''does this in reverse'', with the protagonists hanging onto a rope that keeps them suspended while the section-bus they're in plunges into the sea around them. * Done with Jack and the waterwheel scene in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest''. Admittedly, there were a lot of holes. ** Also happens in the first installment when Barbossa calmly takes a few steps and avoids being smashed by a falling mast. ** Subverted at the end, where it happens to him again, and he's apparently crushed under (a significantly larger) prop. Although the hole was still lined up with him...
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** [[Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark The second movie]] ''does ''Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark'' does this in ''in reverse'', with the protagonists hanging onto a rope that keeps them suspended while the section-bus they're in plunges into the sea around them. * Done with Jack and the waterwheel scene in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest''. Admittedly, there were a lot of holes. ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'': ** Also happens in the first installment when ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl'': *** Barbossa calmly takes a few steps and avoids being smashed by a falling mast. ** *** Subverted at the end, where it happens to him again, and he's apparently crushed under (a significantly larger) prop. Although the hole was still lined up with him...him... ** ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest'': Done with Jack and the waterwheel scene. Admittedly, there were a lot of holes.
21st Dec '14 4:50:27 AM thatother1dude
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* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', the Earth Kingdom is known for hurling massive rock projectiles shaped like Chinese coins, with square holes in the middle, presumably to reduce weight. Guess how our heroes avoid injury.
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* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', the Earth Kingdom is known for hurling massive rock projectiles shaped like Chinese coins, with square holes in the middle, presumably to reduce weight.middle so they can be lifted up while standing above. Guess how our heroes avoid injury.
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