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10th May '17 12:43:14 PM marcoasalazarm
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* Angus [=MacGyver=] in ''[[Series/MacGyver MacGyver]]''. He served in a bomb disposal unit in UsefulNotes/VietnamWar.

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* Angus [=MacGyver=] in ''[[Series/MacGyver MacGyver]]''. He served in a bomb disposal unit in UsefulNotes/VietnamWar.UsefulNotes/VietnamWar (on the Second Gulf War in [[Series/MacGyver2016 the remake]]).



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-->'''Raven:''' [[BadassBoast It won't survive me.me]].
17th Apr '17 8:22:43 AM Nazetrime
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* In ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'', one of the main army jobs is Cleanser, which includes burning down and blowing up buildings in which PlagueZombie monsters could be dwelling.
9th Mar '17 11:11:40 AM Allronix
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* [[Series/DoctorWho Seven's Companion]] Ace was a self-taught one, with a couple bugs to work out, but if Seven needed some StuffBlowingUp, he could be reasonably sure Ace "[[BlatantLies wasn't carrying]]" a couple cans of her favored concoction.
-->'''Ace''': ''Do you feel like arguing with a can of deodorant that registers nine on the Richter scale?''
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.
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