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24th Jul '17 1:09:43 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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** The episode "Lisa's Sax" sees Lisa's prized saxophone sail out her bedroom window and into the street where it's run over by a car, a truck, stamped on by Nelson (who then points at it and mocks, [[AnnoyingLaugh "Ha ha"]]), and concludes with a [[Series/LaughIn man on a tricycle who falls over to the side]] when his front tire hits what remains of the flattened saxophone.

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** The episode "Lisa's Sax" sees Lisa's prized saxophone sail out her bedroom window and into the street where it's run over by a car, a truck, stamped on by Nelson (who then points at it and mocks, [[AnnoyingLaugh "Ha ha"]]), and concludes with a Hans Moleman [[Series/LaughIn man on a tricycle who falls over to the side]] when his front tire hits what remains of the flattened saxophone.
19th Dec '16 2:48:18 PM SeanMurrayI
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* In the title screen for ''VideoGame/{{Kirby}}: Nightmare in Dreamland'', Kirby is run over by a pack of other kirbies. He hops back from being squished and follows them. For the title screen of ''Squeak Squad'', he's instead trampled by some of the enemy cast.
19th Dec '16 6:55:00 AM HyperEmerson
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* In the title screen for ''VideoGame/{{Kirby}}: Nightmare in Dreamland'', Kirby is run over by a pack of other kirbies. He hops back from being squished and follows them. For the title screen of ''Squeak Squad'', he's instead trampled by some of the enemy cast.
25th Nov '16 12:05:17 PM SeanMurrayI
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* The trash can that Gumball and Darwin chase in ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' episode "The Tag" ends up knocked around by a bunch of passing cars, squashed by [[OurGiantsAreDifferent Hector's foot]], struck by lightning, and has a satellite dropped on it. [[spoiler: Good thing Mr. Watterson and Mr. Robinson were in the other trash can!]]

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* The In ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'', the trash can that Gumball and Darwin chase in ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' episode "The Tag" ends up knocked around by a bunch of passing cars, squashed by [[OurGiantsAreDifferent Hector's foot]], foot, struck by lightning, and has a satellite dropped on it. [[spoiler: Good thing Mr. Watterson and Mr. Robinson were in the other trash can!]]
25th Nov '16 11:13:29 AM mk097
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* The trash can that Gumball and Darwin chase in ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' episode "The Tag" ends up knocked around by a bunch of passing cars, squashed by [[OurGiantsAreDifferent Hector's foot]], struck by lightning, and has a satellite dropped on it. [[spoiler: Good thing Mr. Watterson and Mr. Robinson were in the other trash can!]]
13th Mar '16 9:04:11 AM SeanMurrayI
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* Creator/GeneKelly's movie-star character in ''Film/WhatAWayToGo'' gets trampled to death by his own GroupieBrigade.

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* Creator/GeneKelly's movie-star character in ''Film/WhatAWayToGo'' gets trampled to death by his own GroupieBrigade.
12th Mar '16 11:07:48 PM Geoduck
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* Creator/GeneKelly's movie-star character in ''Film/WhatAWayToGo'' gets trampled to death by his own GroupieBrigade.
9th Feb '16 8:47:29 PM Angeldeb82
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Alice has [[MacGuffin something that is very important]] with her that she trusts Bob will keep safe. Bob, however, is [[TheKlutz a klutz]] or [[JerkAss just an asshole]], and the second Bob is handed Alice's MacGuffin, it winds up falling into the street where it is immediately run over by an oncoming car.

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Alice has [[MacGuffin something that is very important]] with her that she trusts Bob will keep safe. Bob, however, is [[TheKlutz a klutz]] or [[JerkAss [[{{Jerkass}} just an asshole]], and the second Bob is handed Alice's MacGuffin, it winds up falling into the street where it is immediately run over by an oncoming car.



CrushParade is essentially an [[ExaggeratedTrope exaggerated]] form of SquashedFlat where an item that's either highly valued or greatly needed by a character that winds up falling into a street to be predictably crushed and flattened is PlayedForLaughs in an over-the-top, absurdly comedic fashion, usually at the expense of TheWoobie or The ChewToy.

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CrushParade Crush Parade is essentially an [[ExaggeratedTrope exaggerated]] {{exaggerated|Trope}} form of SquashedFlat where an item that's either highly valued or greatly needed by a character that winds up falling into a street to be predictably crushed and flattened is PlayedForLaughs in an over-the-top, absurdly comedic fashion, usually at the expense of TheWoobie or The ChewToy.
TheChewToy.



This is very common in Animation genres where a gag like this is more of an [[AcceptableBreaksFromReality Acceptable Break From Reality]].

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This is very common in Animation genres where a gag like this is more of an [[AcceptableBreaksFromReality Acceptable Break From from Reality]].



* This tatcic is weaponized by Ash's Tauros in ''FanFic/AshesOfThePast'' with a tactic called the Bull-Dozer. It involves Squirtle riding all five of them at once , and the Tauros running directly forward crushing everything underneath them. Anything that survies then gets attacked by whatever was behind the Bull-Dozer (read: Ash and his team).

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* This tatcic is weaponized by Ash's Tauros in ''FanFic/AshesOfThePast'' with a tactic called the Bull-Dozer. It involves Squirtle riding all five of them at once , and the Tauros running directly forward crushing everything underneath them. Anything that survies survives then gets attacked by whatever was behind the Bull-Dozer (read: Ash and his team).



* The chalk-drawing fantasy come to life in ''MaryPoppins'' has an (animated) fox hunter and his horse fall into a puddle and then get bopped on the head by the bottom poles of the merry-go-round horses ridden by Mary, Bert, Jane and Michael.
* In another Disney example, also happens to Alice in ''AliceInWonderland''.

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* The chalk-drawing fantasy come to life in ''MaryPoppins'' ''Film/MaryPoppins'' has an (animated) fox hunter and his horse fall into a puddle and then get bopped on the head by the bottom poles of the merry-go-round horses ridden by Mary, Bert, Jane and Michael.
* In another Disney example, also happens to Alice in ''AliceInWonderland''.
''Disney/AliceInWonderland''.



* In ''Metal Gear Raiden: Snake Eraser'', an animated short included as a bonus on the 2006 print of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3: Subsistence'', Raiden is trampled by a large amount of troops '''and''' the Shagohod, and not a single scratch to show for it.

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* In ''Metal Gear Raiden: Snake Eraser'', an animated short included as a bonus on the 2006 print of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3: ''VideoGame/{{Metal Gear Solid 3|SnakeEater}}: Subsistence'', Raiden is trampled by a large amount of troops '''and''' the Shagohod, and not a single scratch to show for it.



** Sideshow Bob is run over by parade elephants in "Cape Feare" right after he said, "[[TemptingFate Surely there's no harm in laying the middle of a public street]]."

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** Sideshow Bob is run over by parade elephants in "Cape Feare" right after he said, "[[TemptingFate Surely there's no harm in laying the middle of a public street]]."street.]]"



* [[TheyKilledKenny Kenny's first ever death]] on ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' sees him blasted onto a road by an alien raygun, trampled by a herd of stampeding cows, and the killing blow comes when he's run over by Officer Barbrady's police cruiser. After that, his body is eaten by rats.

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* [[TheyKilledKenny [[TheyKilledKennyAgain Kenny's first ever death]] on ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' sees him blasted onto a road by an alien raygun, trampled by a herd of stampeding cows, and the killing blow comes when he's run over by Officer Barbrady's police cruiser. After that, his body is eaten by rats.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' episode ''Squid on Strike'', when Spongebob holds up a sign that reads "Krusty Krab Fun Fair", everyone stampedes Squidward, turning him into a big, flat, squishy mess covered in footprints.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode ''Squid on Strike'', when Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] holds up a sign that reads "Krusty Krab Fun Fair", everyone stampedes Squidward, turning him into a big, flat, squishy mess covered in footprints.
16th Jan '16 9:34:55 PM SeanMurrayI
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* Subversion in ''AnimalHouse'': Chip Diller (Creator/KevinBacon) is crushed ''at'' a parade, not ''by'' a parade.

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* Subversion in ''AnimalHouse'': Chip Diller (Creator/KevinBacon) is crushed ''at'' a parade, not ''by'' a parade.
16th Jan '16 10:13:17 AM 10-13-2
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* Subversion in ''AnimalHouse'': Chip Diller (Creator/KevinBacon) is crushed ''at'' a parade, not ''by'' a parade.
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