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16th Aug '17 3:59:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/{{Shivers}}'': A woman is quietly bathing when one of the parasites crawls in through the plughole. It then [[OrificeInvasion forces itself into her body through a very uncomfortable opening]].
16th Aug '17 3:55:19 AM Morgenthaler
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Taking a bath is risky business, at least in entertainment media. Nine times out of ten, either something happens to interrupt the bath, or you die. This is the latter.

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Taking a bath is risky business, at least in entertainment media. Nine times out of ten, either [[InterruptedBath something happens to interrupt the bath, bath]], or you die. This is the latter.
19th Apr '17 7:28:09 PM DoctorCooper
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* ''Series/InspectorRex'': In the episode "Das Donaukrokodil", the murderer prepares a bath for her sister with strange algae (water of the Danube) and eventually drowns her. The killer leaves the body at the Danube.
16th Apr '17 3:23:19 PM nombretomado
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* There's two examples in ''SpartacusBloodandSand'' which happen in the same scene.

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* There's two examples in ''SpartacusBloodandSand'' ''Series/SpartacusBloodandSand'' which happen in the same scene.
6th Apr '17 2:41:56 PM WillKeaton
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* French Revolutionary Marat, an architect of the Terror and the guillotine, was stabbed to death in his bath by a disgruntled female assassin. This inspired [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jacques-Louis_David_-_Marat_assassinated_-_Google_Art_Project_2.jpg a famous painting]].

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* French Revolutionary Marat, an architect of the Terror and the guillotine, was stabbed to death in his bath by a disgruntled female assassin. This inspired [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jacques-Louis_David_-_Marat_assassinated_-_Google_Art_Project_2.jpg a famous painting]].painting.]]
29th Mar '17 12:06:26 PM HawkbitAlpha
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Whether murder or suicide, there may be an ElectrifiedBathtub involved. The PsychoShowerMurderParody is a particularly common example of this trope -- or a subversion, depending on the humor content. A Deadly Bath will very commonly lead directly to BloodIsSquickerInWater. Paranoid characters may feel they CantBatheWithoutAWeapon in anticipation of this trope.

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Whether murder or suicide, there may be an ElectrifiedBathtub involved. The PsychoShowerMurderParody is a particularly common example of this trope -- or a subversion, depending on the humor content. A Deadly Bath will very commonly lead directly to BloodIsSquickerInWater. Paranoid and/or GenreSavvy characters may feel they CantBatheWithoutAWeapon in anticipation of this trope.
5th Jan '17 11:44:11 AM SeptimusHeap
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* In ''Film/{{Rattlers}}'', selfsame rattlers come in through the piping. Female victim would have preferred a rubber duck and starts screaming although it doesn't look like she was bitten (unless the snake bit her into...[[FreudWasRight nevermind.]]) and dies a few seconds later. Somewhere, a herpetologist is screaming too.

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* In ''Film/{{Rattlers}}'', selfsame rattlers come in through the piping. Female victim would have preferred a rubber duck and starts screaming although it doesn't look like she was bitten (unless the snake bit her into...[[FreudWasRight nevermind.]]) and dies a few seconds later. Somewhere, a herpetologist is screaming too.
4th Dec '16 1:55:28 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* During UsefulNotes/TheHolocaust, {{gas chamber}}s in the death camps were disguised as shower rooms; victims were sent in to "bathe" and then murdered via DeadlyGas.
15th Sep '16 11:47:54 PM dmcreif
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* In ''Series/BoardwalkEmpire'', Gillian kills Roger, who looks a lot like her dead son Jimmy, in a bathtub in a perverse effort to gain closure for the latter's death.
** With Jimmy declared officially dead, she would inherit the (whore-)house as well.

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* In ''Series/BoardwalkEmpire'', Gillian ''Series/BoardwalkEmpire'':
**Gillian Darmody
kills Roger, Roger [=McAllister=], a young man who looks a lot like her dead son Jimmy, in a bathtub in a perverse effort to gain closure for the latter's death.
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death. With Jimmy declared officially dead, she would inherit the (whore-)house as well.well.
**Attempted offscreen by Owen Sleater on Joe Masseria in a Turkish bath. [[DoomedByCanon Unfortunately, it's 1923 and Masseria still will be active in the organized crime world until 1931]]. Masseria and his men manage to turn the tables on Owen, and ship his body back to Nucky in a box.
27th Aug '16 5:33:06 PM HBICece
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* Double subverted in the first ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet1984''. Nancy falls asleep in the tub and Freddy's bladed glove pops out of the water, but she wakes up in time for nothing to happen. When she doses off again, he suddenly drags her under into a huge underwater space that he created with his dream powers, and she almost drowns.

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* Double subverted in the first ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet1984''. Nancy falls asleep in the tub and Freddy's bladed glove pops out of the water, but she wakes up in time for nothing to happen. When she doses dozes off again, he suddenly drags her under into a huge underwater space that he created with his dream powers, and she almost drowns.



* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': [[PlayedForLaughs Comically]] {{Double Subver|sion}}ted when Chandler accidentally orders Monica Pepsi instead of Diet Pepsi and [[GroinAttack gets pinched underwater]].

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* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': [[PlayedForLaughs Comically]] {{Double Subver|sion}}ted when Chandler accidentally orders Monica Pepsi Coke instead of Diet Pepsi Coke and [[GroinAttack gets pinched underwater]].
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