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8th Feb '16 11:07:33 PM Chabal2
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* ''{{ComicBook/Tintin}}'': Thompson and Thomson once thought they were saved from the desert when they found car tracks. It never occurs to them as they find ever more tracks and even a jerrycan that they might be following their own tracks (even when they find the jerrycan, they celebrate their good fortune since they find out they've lost their own).
18th Jan '16 2:35:26 PM DaibhidC
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* Literature/HerculePoirot, on the other hand, has been known to disparage other detectives by saying they spend all their time running around looking at footprints, when all they need to do is stop and think for a moment.
16th Jan '16 10:40:32 PM nombretomado
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* TheFarSide has done this in at least 1 cartoon.
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* TheFarSide ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' has done this in at least 1 cartoon.
6th Jan '16 7:16:17 AM Morgenthaler
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[[quoteright:350:[[Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/basil_footprints.png]]]]

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28th Oct '15 12:43:06 PM FF32
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* The introduction scene of Agent Jayden in ''HeavyRain'' sees him following a footprint trail (among other things).
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* The introduction scene of Agent Jayden in ''HeavyRain'' ''VideoGame/HeavyRain'' sees him following a footprint trail (among other things).
23rd Jun '15 2:12:29 AM Odon
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[[folder: Film]] * Franchise/ThePinkPanther. In the animated intro to the first Pink Panther movie, the detective is following the Panther's footprints offscreen. The Panther rushes back the other way, wiping his prints with a broom as he does so. [[/folder]]
12th Jun '15 10:28:37 AM Micah
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* In ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'', Basil uses a magnifying glass to follow Fidget's clearly visible foot and peg prints in the toy store.
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* In ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'', ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'': ** Basil uses a magnifying glass to follow Fidget's clearly visible foot and peg prints in the toy store.
12th Jun '15 2:46:21 AM Odon
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** Played with when we first see the GreatDetective's laboratory; there's a RubeGoldbergContraption endlessly printing bootprints on paper, perhaps as a "have you seen these bootprints?" WantedPoster.
15th May '15 5:50:48 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'', Basil uses a magnifying glass to follow Fidget's clearly visible footprints in the toy store.
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-->'''Pooh:''' Piglet, whatever it was that made these tracks has now been joined by a whatever-it-is! * In ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'', Basil uses a magnifying glass to follow Fidget's clearly visible footprints foot and peg prints in the toy store.
30th Apr '15 12:21:31 PM nombretomado
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* Daffy Duck short ''TheGreatPiggyBankRobbery''. While Daffy (Duck Twacy) is inside a house, he follows foot prints (using a magnifying glass) up a wall, across the ceiling and down to a [[strike:mouse]] rat hole.
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* Daffy Duck short ''TheGreatPiggyBankRobbery''.''WesternAnimation/TheGreatPiggyBankRobbery''. While Daffy (Duck Twacy) is inside a house, he follows foot prints (using a magnifying glass) up a wall, across the ceiling and down to a [[strike:mouse]] rat hole.
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