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21st Jun '17 11:26:26 AM nighttrainfm
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* In ''WesternAnimation/MarvelsSpiderMan'', Peter does this to himself accidentally. During a fight in the subway, he gets knocked into a tunnel wall - and the impact damages his web-shooter, pinning him there with webbing just as a train's coming. He uses the other shooter to throw a lever that makes the train change tracks.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MarvelsSpiderMan'', Peter does this to himself accidentally. During a fight in the subway, he gets knocked into a tunnel wall - and the impact damages his web-shooter, pinning him there with webbing just as a train's coming.train approaches. He uses the other shooter to throw a lever that makes the train change tracks.
21st Jun '17 11:26:14 AM nighttrainfm
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* In ''WesternAnimation/MarvelsSpiderMan'', Peter does this to himself accidentally. During a fight in the subway, he gets knocked into a tunnel wall - and the impact damages his web-shooter, pinning him there with webbing just as a train's coming. He uses the other shooter to throw a lever that makes the train change tracks.
28th May '17 1:39:40 AM Doug86
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** In a previous JSA story in ''All Star Comics'' #34, the Wizard shrinks Franchise/GreenLantern and ties him to the track of a model train set. The villain even Lampshades the trope.



* The villains do this to [[TheNthDoctor the Tenth Doctor ]] on the 1st issue ''Series/DoctorWho'' Ongoing Comics...then again the setting was Hollywood, 1926.

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* The villains do this to [[TheNthDoctor the Tenth Doctor ]] Doctor]] on the 1st issue ''Series/DoctorWho'' Ongoing Comics...then again the setting was Hollywood, 1926.
24th May '17 7:53:58 PM Andyroid
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* Played nearly straight in the film ''Film/StayTuned'', when Helen is both tied to the tracks in the path of an oncoming train that's going to crash into [[StuffBlowingUp a stockpile of explosives]]: "[[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill He's going to hit me with a train AND blow me up?!]]" Then again, the movie sends up a ''lot'' of {{Dead Horse Trope}}s.

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* Played nearly straight in the film ''Film/StayTuned'', when Helen is both tied to the tracks in the path of an oncoming train that's going to crash into [[StuffBlowingUp a stockpile of explosives]]: "[[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill He's going to hit me with a train AND blow me up?!]]" Then again, the movie sends up a ''lot'' of {{Dead Horse Trope}}s.
24th May '17 7:53:26 PM Andyroid
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* Played nearly straight in the film ''Film/StayTuned'', but then that movie sends up a ''lot'' of {{Dead Horse Trope}}s.

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* Played nearly straight in the film ''Film/StayTuned'', but then that when Helen is both tied to the tracks in the path of an oncoming train that's going to crash into [[StuffBlowingUp a stockpile of explosives]]: "[[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill He's going to hit me with a train AND blow me up?!]]" Then again, the movie sends up a ''lot'' of {{Dead Horse Trope}}s.
24th May '17 12:57:45 PM Rubber_Lotus
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** Bane did this to at least one street-thug as an [[EnhancedInterrogationTechnique Enhanced Interrogation Technique]] (in a slight variation, the victim wasn't laid flat on the railway, but forced to kneel on it, with his arms chained to tunnel-walls to keep his torso upright). Since Bane's [[EvilCounterpart not]] Batman, he makes no move to free the poor guy even after he's got the info he wanted.

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** Bane did this to at least one street-thug as an [[EnhancedInterrogationTechnique [[EnhancedInterrogationTechniques Enhanced Interrogation Technique]] (in a slight variation, the victim wasn't laid flat on the railway, but forced to kneel on it, with his arms chained to tunnel-walls to keep his torso upright). Since Bane's [[EvilCounterpart not]] Batman, he makes no move to free the poor guy even after he's got the info he wanted.
24th May '17 12:57:24 PM Rubber_Lotus
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** Bane did this to at least one street-thug as an EnhancedInterrogationTechnique (in a slight variation, the victim wasn't laid flat on the railway, but forced to kneel on it, with his arms chained to tunnel-walls to keep his torso upright). Since he's [[EvilCounterpart not]] Batman, he makes no move to free the poor guy even after he's got the info he wanted.

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** Bane did this to at least one street-thug as an EnhancedInterrogationTechnique [[EnhancedInterrogationTechnique Enhanced Interrogation Technique]] (in a slight variation, the victim wasn't laid flat on the railway, but forced to kneel on it, with his arms chained to tunnel-walls to keep his torso upright). Since he's Bane's [[EvilCounterpart not]] Batman, he makes no move to free the poor guy even after he's got the info he wanted.
24th May '17 12:56:29 PM Rubber_Lotus
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** Bane did this to at least one street-thug as an EnhancedInterrogationTechnique (in a slight variation, the victim wasn't laid flat on the railway, but forced to kneel on it, with his arms chained to tunnel-walls to keep his torso upright). Since he's [[EvilCounterpart not]] Batman, he makes no move to free the poor guy even after he's got the info he wanted.
16th May '17 10:11:58 PM FaxModem1
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* ''Series/AsTheWorldTurns'': Played completely straight when Gwen's stalker and doppleganger ties her and Jade to the railroad tracks in order to MurderTheHypotenuse and romance Gwen's husband Will.
15th May '17 2:38:49 PM Eddy1215
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* Parodied in a segment on ''[[WesternAnimation/HouseOfMouse MickeyMouseWorks]]'', in which Peg Leg Pete kidnaps Minnie (apparently in a series of segments parodying the old "damsel in distress" cliches), and ties her to a set of railroad tracks. Unfortunately, Mickey's not that good at untying knots, so before long, both of them are tied to the track, just as railroad crossing signals begin flashing. Pete's driving the train, which consists of a large diesel locomotive and several passenger cars. But right before the train can run over them, Mickey manages to hit a switch conveniently located in front of them, and the train goes up this other track into a tunnel ("I KNEW I shouldn't have put in that second set of tracks!" Pete curses). Mickey and Minnie manage to get off the tracks, still tied up. The train then speeds by again, going the opposite direction, managing to cut the ropes and free our heroes.

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* Parodied in a segment on ''[[WesternAnimation/HouseOfMouse MickeyMouseWorks]]'', Mickey Mouseworks]]'', in which Peg Leg Pete kidnaps Minnie (apparently in a series of segments parodying the old "damsel in distress" cliches), and ties her to a set of railroad tracks. Unfortunately, Mickey's not that good at untying knots, so before long, both of them are tied to the track, just as railroad crossing signals begin flashing. Pete's driving the train, which consists of a large diesel locomotive and several passenger cars. But right before the train can run over them, Mickey manages to hit a switch conveniently located in front of them, and the train goes up this other track into a tunnel ("I KNEW I shouldn't have put in that second set of tracks!" Pete curses). Mickey and Minnie manage to get off the tracks, still tied up. The train then speeds by again, going the opposite direction, managing to cut the ropes and free our heroes.
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