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1st Aug '16 12:22:15 AM JackG
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* ''Film/{{Speed}}''. The "black guy with the sports car" ends up crashing it into a crash barrier made up of large containers of water. The heroine also has a nasty moment when she thinks she's hit a BabyCarriage, but it's actually full of junk being recycled by a homeless person.

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* ''Film/{{Speed}}''. The "black guy with the sports car" ends up crashing it into a crash barrier made up of large containers of water. water (justified, as such barriers exist in real life). The heroine also has a nasty moment when she thinks she's hit a BabyCarriage, but it's actually full of junk empty drink cans being recycled by a homeless person.
1st Aug '16 12:16:39 AM JackG
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* ''Film/{{Speed}}''. The "black guy with the sports car" ends up crashing it into a crash barrier made up of large containers of water. The heroine also has a nasty moment when she thinks she's hit a BabyCarriage, but it's actually full of junk being recycled by a homeless person.
31st Jul '16 11:52:10 PM JackG
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* In 2012 Gary Connery became the first person to land a wingsuit without a parachute, by crashing into a huge pile of 18,600 cardboard boxes, arranged into a landing strip that measured 350 feet (106.7 meters) long, 45 feet (13.7 meters) wide and 12 feet (3.7 meters) high.

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* In 2012 2012, British stuntman Gary Connery became the first person to land a wingsuit without a parachute, by crashing into a huge pile of 18,600 cardboard boxes, arranged into a landing strip that measured 350 feet (106.7 meters) long, 45 feet (13.7 meters) wide and 12 feet (3.7 meters) high.
31st Jul '16 11:51:23 PM JackG
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* In 2012 Gary Connery became the first person to land a wingsuit without a parachute, by crashing into a huge pile of 18,600 cardboard boxes, arranged into a landing strip that measured 350 feet (106.7 meters) long, 45 feet (13.7 meters) wide and 12 feet (3.7 meters) high.
31st Jul '16 10:51:06 PM JackG
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* Spoofed by ''Series/TheComicStripPresents'' in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfawNa1FVpk this scene]] in which "[[Series/TheProfessionals The Bullshitters]]" keep looking for cardboard boxes to drive through during their car chase.

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* Spoofed by ''Series/TheProfessionals'' of course, and parodied in ''Series/TheComicStripPresents'' in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfawNa1FVpk this scene]] in which "[[Series/TheProfessionals The Bullshitters]]" keep "Detectives on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown" where 'Bonehead and Foyle' make a point of looking out for cardboard boxes to drive through during their car chase.a chase scene so as to look more dramatic.



* ''Series/TheProfessionals'' of course, and parodied in ''Series/TheComicStripPresents'' "Detectives on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown" where 'Bonehead and Foyle' make a point of looking out for cardboard boxes to drive through during a chase scene so as to look more dramatic.

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* ''Series/TheProfessionals'' of course, and parodied in ''Series/TheComicStripPresents'' "Detectives on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown" where 'Bonehead and Foyle' make a point of looking out for cardboard boxes to drive through during a chase scene so as to look more dramatic.

24th Jul '16 2:33:09 PM nombretomado
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** In BillBailey's "Starsky And Hutch" segment, the duo are looking to make a getaway while pursued by the mob.

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** In BillBailey's Music/BillBailey's "Starsky And Hutch" segment, the duo are looking to make a getaway while pursued by the mob.



* Used in the ''TopGear'' second hand police cars challenge, where Hammond is awarded points for flamboyant driving by crashing through a pile of gratuitous cardboard boxes slightly off the edge of the track.

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* Used in the ''TopGear'' ''Series/TopGear'' second hand police cars challenge, where Hammond is awarded points for flamboyant driving by crashing through a pile of gratuitous cardboard boxes slightly off the edge of the track.
20th Mar '16 5:28:28 PM nombretomado
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-->-- ''WesternAnimation/AngryBeavers''

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* From an ''WesternAnimation/AngryBeavers'' episode which parodied ''Series/StarskyAndHutch'': "Quick, they're headed for the cardboard box district!". In fact, cardboard boxes were a running gag in the episode.

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* From an ''WesternAnimation/AngryBeavers'' episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheAngryBeavers'' which parodied ''Series/StarskyAndHutch'': "Quick, they're headed for the cardboard box district!". In fact, cardboard boxes were a running gag in the episode.
13th Jan '16 9:17:49 AM Berrenta
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* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'' has Bakomon, a Digimon who happens to be made of cardboard boxes. Its name even comes from the Japanese for "cardboard box".



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* Massive and ridiculous arrangements of cardboard boxes seem popular with installation artists such as [[https://vimeo.com/7235817 Zimoun]].
12th Jan '16 6:23:36 AM Willbyr
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* Deconstructively parodied in an issue of ''{{Spawn}}'', in which a cop car blasts through a pile of boxes...which had a homeless man sleeping under them.

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* Deconstructively parodied in an issue of ''{{Spawn}}'', ''ComicBook/{{Spawn}}'', in which a cop car blasts through a pile of boxes...which had a homeless man sleeping under them.



* Lampshaded in ''TheSimpsons'', when the cops are taking Bart for a day on the job. While they are explaining that it's not the action-oriented job Hollywood makes it out to be, they are interrupted by a heist and immediately start a high-speed chase through an alley full of cardboard boxes. As their car sends them scattering everywhere, one of the cops nonchalantly exclaims, "Damn boxes!"

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* Lampshaded in ''TheSimpsons'', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', when the cops are taking Bart for a day on the job. While they are explaining that it's not the action-oriented job Hollywood makes it out to be, they are interrupted by a heist and immediately start a high-speed chase through an alley full of cardboard boxes. As their car sends them scattering everywhere, one of the cops nonchalantly exclaims, "Damn boxes!"


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11th Jan '16 12:56:16 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* A ForgottenTrope but cardboard boxes were a stable of Wrestling/{{WCW}} when falls outside of the arena needed to be broken and noise needed to be made.

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* A ForgottenTrope but cardboard boxes were a stable staple of Wrestling/{{WCW}} when falls outside of the arena needed to be broken and noise needed to be made.
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