History Main / DelayedExplosion

17th Jun '17 10:23:00 AM Gosicrystal
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* ''Film/JingleAllTheWay'' has the postal worker claim that there's a bomb in the package he's carrying in a desperate attempt to ward off police. After he flees the building (leaving said package behind), [[AccidentallyAccurate it actually goes off]].

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* ''Film/JingleAllTheWay'' has the postal worker claim that there's a bomb in the package he's carrying in a desperate attempt to ward off police. After he flees the building (leaving said package behind), [[AccidentallyAccurate [[AccidentalTruth it actually goes off]].
1st May '17 12:11:53 PM Futago
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[[caption-width-right:288:"WheresTheKaboom [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes There was supposed to be a castle-shattering kaŚ]]" *BOMB*]]

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[[caption-width-right:288:"WheresTheKaboom [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes There was supposed to be a castle-shattering kaŚ]]" *BOMB*]]
*BOOM*]]
21st Feb '17 5:36:05 PM iowaforever
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** A similar bomb also hit the ''U.S.S. Arizona'', though the sailors have even less time to react before the detonator triggers and breaks the battleship in half.
23rd Jan '17 7:52:53 AM jamespolk
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* Gag Delay version in ''Film/WelcomeToDongmakgol''. The MexicanStandoff between North and South Korean soldiers ends when one of the NK soldiers accidentally drops his grenade. SK Lt. Pyo goes JumpingOnAGrenade but it doesn't explode. Pyo gives his NK counterpart Lee a look of withering contempt and chucks the grenade aimlessly over his shoulder, into the storehouse--where it explodes, wrecking the storehouse.
3rd Dec '16 7:34:56 PM N1KF
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[[caption-width-right:288:"WheresTheKaboom [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes There was supposed to be a castle-shattering ka-"]] *BOMB*]]

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[[caption-width-right:288:"WheresTheKaboom [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes There was supposed to be a castle-shattering ka-"]] kaŚ]]" *BOMB*]]
29th Oct '16 9:20:12 AM nombretomado
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* ''TheGoonShow'' and silent TNT:

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* ''TheGoonShow'' ''Radio/TheGoonShow'' and silent TNT:
4th Oct '16 12:03:29 PM RyanW
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* The heavily armored Japanese carrier ''Taiho'' was hit by a single torpedo from the submarine USS ''Albacore''. It did relatively little immediate damage, aside from splitting open a tank of aviation fuel. All that heavy armor, designed to keep explosive shells out, also kept fuel vapor in. Six and a half hours later...
30th Jul '16 4:57:17 PM WillKeaton
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* Franchise/{{Gundam}}. ''The entire franchise'' (and many RealRobot shows thereafter). [[HumongousMecha Mobile suits]] are MadeOfExplodium, so you just ''know'' they're going to blow up when they're critically damaged, but very often there's a Shoe-Drop Delay so the victim can display an OhCrap face before his mobile suit explodes. Of course, if the fatally damaged mecha contains a major character, there may well be a full on Egregious Delay to let the character give his dying speech.

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* Franchise/{{Gundam}}. ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}.'' ''The entire franchise'' (and many RealRobot shows thereafter). [[HumongousMecha Mobile suits]] are MadeOfExplodium, so you just ''know'' they're going to blow up when they're critically damaged, but very often there's a Shoe-Drop Delay so the victim can display an OhCrap face before his mobile suit explodes. Of course, if the fatally damaged mecha contains a major character, there may well be a full on Egregious Delay to let the character give his dying speech.



* {{Manga/AKIRA}} had a BrickJoke example near the beginning, where an extremist tries to set off a grenade in a police station only to have it fizzle out. As the main characters are walking away from the building minutes later, an explosion comes from said station.

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* {{Manga/AKIRA}} ''{{Manga/AKIRA}}'' had a BrickJoke example near the beginning, where an extremist tries to set off a grenade in a police station only to have it fizzle out. As the main characters are walking away from the building minutes later, an explosion comes from said station.
25th Jun '16 8:44:37 PM nombretomado
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* The Delayed Blast Fireball spell in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. Although technically a time bomb, Delayed Blast Fireball can equally well be used to generate a Shoe-Drop Delay. Its implementation in ''BaldursGate'' was such that it is most often used just as a regular fireball, but the 'delayed' part turns it into an Expository Delay.

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* The Delayed Blast Fireball spell in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. Although technically a time bomb, Delayed Blast Fireball can equally well be used to generate a Shoe-Drop Delay. Its implementation in ''BaldursGate'' ''VideoGame/BaldursGate'' was such that it is most often used just as a regular fireball, but the 'delayed' part turns it into an Expository Delay.
23rd Jun '16 7:51:43 PM nombretomado
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* ''TimeCrisis 3'' has enemy guards raiding the boat of the two protagonists, only to see a bomb tick down to zero followed with "Bye!" displayed on the timer.

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* ''TimeCrisis 3'' ''VideoGame/TimeCrisis3'' has enemy guards raiding the boat of the two protagonists, only to see a bomb tick down to zero followed with "Bye!" displayed on the timer.
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