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20th Feb '17 9:02:52 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''Literature/WetDesertTrackingDownATerroristOnTheColoradoRiver'': They are called in to blow up the spillways at Hoover Dam so that water can be drained at lower water levels. And later to pre-emptively breach dams which can't be saved farther down the Colorado.
14th Feb '17 2:57:23 AM Seraph
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* A late-game mission in ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption'' involves Samus [[EscortMission protecting a group of demolition specialists]] as they make their way to a heavily reinforced door that cannot be opened any other way.
14th Feb '17 2:41:47 AM Seraph
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* ''ComicBook/TinusTrotyl'', although usually more of a MadBomber, has occasionally shown his demolition skills by clearing a road blocked by a rock avalanche, defusing an old WW2 bomb, and saving a mountain village from an avalanche. He does tend to have a little too much fun doing it though, and isn't shy of giving spectators heart-stopping scares while he's at it.
20th Nov '16 8:02:19 PM MarcInGA
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* In an episode of ''Barney Miller'' Detective Yemana is searching their records so they can track down a professional bomber. He rattles off a list of names, noting how many of them have the nickname "Boom Boom".
28th Oct '16 9:18:44 AM triscion
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* Wille of ''{{Manga/Jormungand}}''. He's so proficient with disarming explosives, and reusing them against their planters, it landed him on the FBI's Blacklist. The only other member of the team on that list? ''Koko''.

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* Wille of ''{{Manga/Jormungand}}''. He's so proficient with disarming explosives, and reusing One of his favorite tactics is rewiring bombs then turning them against their planters, it planters; a habit that landed him on the FBI's Blacklist. The only other member of the team on that list? ''Koko''.
16th Oct '16 3:37:34 PM TheTropper
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* Deidara from ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''. He uses explosive clay in the form of creatures he makes with the mouths on his hands.
4th Aug '16 7:11:11 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* In the ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' novel ''Literature/HaloGhostsOfOnyx'', Spartan-[=III=] Dante is described as being almost magical with finding, disposing, and setting bombs, and serves as Team Saber's explosives expert.

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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'':
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In ''Literature/HaloFirstStrike'', Grace-093 is the ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' novel Spartan-[=IIs'=] best demolitions expert, described as being able to "shape a charge to cut through a single steel bolt with only a whisper sound, or rig a hundred thousand liters of kerosene to blow into a firestorm from hell".
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''Literature/HaloGhostsOfOnyx'', Spartan-[=III=] Dante is described as being almost magical with finding, disposing, and setting bombs, and serves as Team Saber's explosives expert.expert.
** In the ''Literature/HaloEvolutions'' short story ''Headhunters'', Roland is the explosives expert of the duo. [[spoiler:His partner Jonah is also trained for demolitions duty, in case Roland bites it.]]



* In the ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar'' franchise, Samantha Byrne is Delta Squads EOD member. Though her knowledge only comes into play once in ''Gears of War 3'', it is used more in the novels.
* ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3 ODST}}'' has Michael "Mickey" Crespo, who rigs the bridge leading to the [=ONI=] building to blow up to prevent Covenant ground forces from crossing it, and later destroys the ONI building to prevent it from falling into enemy hands.

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* In the ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar'' franchise, Samantha Byrne is Delta Squads Squad's EOD member. Though her knowledge only comes into play once in ''Gears of War 3'', it is used more in the novels.
* ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3 ODST}}'' ''VideoGame/Halo3ODST'' has Michael "Mickey" Crespo, who rigs the bridge leading to the [=ONI=] building to blow up to prevent Covenant ground forces from crossing it, and later destroys the ONI building to prevent it from falling into enemy hands.
18th Jul '16 10:47:16 AM Morgenthaler
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15th Jul '16 12:15:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''OceansEleven'' has Basher, master of power-cutting and safe-blowing explosions.

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* ''OceansEleven'' ''Film/OceansEleven'' has Basher, master of power-cutting and safe-blowing explosions.



* In the StarWarsExpandedUniverse Literature/XWingSeries, Wraith Squadron member Kell Tainer is the teams explosive expert and is frequently called upon to disarm booby traps or create new explosives, which he sometimes refer to as "works of art".

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* In the StarWarsExpandedUniverse Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Literature/XWingSeries, Wraith Squadron member Kell Tainer is the teams explosive expert and is frequently called upon to disarm booby traps or create new explosives, which he sometimes refer to as "works of art".
15th Jul '16 12:15:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' : Vinny Santorini.
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