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* In "Share Air" on ''WesternAnimaton/CareBearsAndCousins'', after the bears start floating up in the sky because of Harmony Bear's new song, this happens. -->'''Cheer''': Oh no, a duck! -->'''Tenderheart''': (''covering his head and ducking slightly'') Oh, no! What is it? A tree? An airplane? -->'''Cheer''': (''duck passes by, quacking'') No, a duck.
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-->'''Mako:''' Duck! -->'''Hideki:''' How the hell am I supposed to duck?! -->'''Mako:''' No, I mean it was a ''duck''! -->'''Hideki:''' What was a duck?
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-->'''Mako:''' Duck! -->'''Hideki:''' Duck!\\ '''Hideki:''' How the hell am I supposed to duck?! -->'''Mako:''' duck?!\\ '''Mako:''' No, I mean it was a ''duck''! -->'''Hideki:''' ''duck''!\\ '''Hideki:''' What was a duck?

-->'''Mako:''' Duck! -->'''Hideki:''' How [[folder:Comedy]] * Creator/BillEngvall uses this as an example of how his wife never listens to him. As he explains to her, if he saw something coming towards her and yelled "Duck!" she would not duck right away but instead try to find what he was referring to and get killed. According to Engvall, his wife acknowledged the hell am I supposed truth behind this, but then points out that if she ''did'' duck whenever Bill said "Duck!", he would do it just to duck?! -->'''Mako:''' No, I mean it was a ''duck''! -->'''Hideki:''' What was a duck?mess with her. Bill's response: "Touche." [[/folder]]

* ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' Super Special #36 (Fall 1981), article "If Comic Characters Were Psychoanalyzed". DonaldDuck tries to overcome his bad temper by ignoring people who insult him. One day he's walking along and someone repeatedly yells "Duck!" at him. He ignores it because he thinks the guy is taunting him for being a duck, and runs into the branch the guy was trying to warn him to avoid.
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* ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' Super Special #36 (Fall 1981), article "If Comic Characters Were Psychoanalyzed". DonaldDuck WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck tries to overcome his bad temper by ignoring people who insult him. One day he's walking along and someone repeatedly yells "Duck!" at him. He ignores it because he thinks the guy is taunting him for being a duck, and runs into the branch the guy was trying to warn him to avoid.

--> '''Mickey:''' Hey, Darnold Duck! --> '''Darnold:''' Quick, quick! You mean my name 'Duck' or you mean the word, 'duck'? --> '''Mickey:''' Yes, but... --> '''Darnold:''' ...That is...you use 'duck' connoting '''title''' rather than '''action'''? ...Quick! --> '''Mickey:''' Yes, but... --> '''Darnold:''' ...That is...'duck' is a '''verb''' rather than a '''noun'''? Tell me quick quick! --> '''Mickey:''' Yes, but... --> '''Darnold:''' ...Ahh!...Then I can remain standing! --> ''Darnold immediately gets hit because he didn't duck.'' --> '''Darnold:''' You dirty [[HoldYourHippogriffs human]]! You said you called me...you called me by my full name! --> '''Mickey:''' ...Yes, but you didn't let me finish my sentence, which, if completed, would have been..."Hey, Darnold Duck, DUCK!"
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--> '''Mickey:''' -->'''Mickey:''' Hey, Darnold Duck! --> Duck!\\ '''Darnold:''' Quick, quick! You mean my name 'Duck' "Duck" or you mean the word, 'duck'? --> "duck"?\\ '''Mickey:''' Yes, but... --> but...\\ '''Darnold:''' ...That is...you use 'duck' connoting '''title''' rather than '''action'''? ...Quick! --> Quick!\\ '''Mickey:''' Yes, but... --> but...\\ '''Darnold:''' ...That is...'duck' is a '''verb''' rather than a '''noun'''? Tell me quick quick! --> quick!\\ '''Mickey:''' Yes, but... --> but...\\ '''Darnold:''' ...Ahh!... Then I can remain standing! --> ''Darnold standing!\\ (''Darnold immediately gets hit because he didn't duck.'' --> duck'')\\ '''Darnold:''' You dirty [[HoldYourHippogriffs human]]! You said you called me...me... you called me by my full name! --> name!\\ '''Mickey:''' ...Yes, but you didn't let me finish my sentence, which, if completed, would have been... "Hey, Darnold Duck, DUCK!"

--> '''Ragamuffin (Or was it Pooty?):''' DUCK! --> '''Lenore:''' But I already got a duck. --> '''Ragamuffin (Or was it Pooty?):''' No, I mean get down! --> ''(Lenore starts dancing)''
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--> '''Ragamuffin (Or was it Pooty?):''' DUCK! --> -->'''Ragamuffin:''' DUCK!\\ '''Lenore:''' But I already got a duck. --> '''Ragamuffin (Or was it Pooty?):''' duck.\\ '''Ragamuffin:''' No, I mean get down! --> ''(Lenore down!\\ (''Lenore starts dancing)''dancing'')

--> Eraser swipes at Iggy. --> '''Angel''': Iggy, Duck! --> '''Iggy''': [[DeadpanSnarker Always thought I was more of a cardinal, personally]].
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--> Eraser -->(''eraser swipes at Iggy. --> '''Angel''': Iggy'')\\ '''Angel:''' Iggy, Duck! --> '''Iggy''': Duck!\\ '''Iggy:''' [[DeadpanSnarker Always thought I was more of a cardinal, personally]].

[[folder:Film - Animated]] * In ''TwiceUponATime'', Ralph [[ShapeShifting the All-Purpose Animal]] finds himself being attacked by Botch's vulture minions, and yells to his friend Mumford "Duck!" while [[VisualPun reflexively turning into a duck]].
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[[folder:Film [[folder:Comic Strips]] * ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'': -->'''Ducks:''' Quack quack quack quack quack!\\ '''Duck:''' CHICKEN!\\ (''the ducks duck as a chicken flies by'')\\ '''Ducks:''' Quack quack quack quack quack!\\ '''Caption:''' "Do you ever run out of ideas?" asked the interviewer. "Well, sometimes," said the cartoonist. * One strip of ''ComicStrip/{{Mutts}}'' has someone yell "Duck!" at a baby swan swimming in a pond. The swan looks over his shoulder and goes on an angry rant about how he's a swan, not a duck - Animated]] and then hits his head on a tree branch hanging over the water. * Played with in a ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' comic: -->'''Zero:''' Goose, sarge, goose!\\ (''grenade explodes'')\\ '''Sarge:''' Did you, by any chance, mean "Duck"? * ''ComicStrip/USAcres'': One strip had [[JerkAss Roy]] yelling "DUCK!" as he is hitting a baseball at the rest of the cast, all lined up. Everyone is ducking except for Wade the Duck, who turns to look at whoever is calling for him. (And thus, right at the ball flying at him) * Occurs in ''ComicStrip/ThePerishers'' when Marlon is eating a sandwich that sprays the contents everywhere. Wellington shouts for people to duck and Marlon accuses Wellington of trying to fool him because there are no ducks. [[/folder]] [[folder:Films -- Animation]] * In ''TwiceUponATime'', ''WesternAnimation/TwiceUponATime'', Ralph [[ShapeShifting the All-Purpose Animal]] finds himself being attacked by Botch's vulture minions, and yells to his friend Mumford "Duck!" while [[VisualPun reflexively turning into a duck]].

-->'''Jewel''': Ah, this is great. I'm chained to the only bird in the world who can't fly.\\ '''Blu''': Actually, there are about forty species of flightless birds.\\ ''*They approach a box being lowered*''\\ '''Jewel''': Duck!\\ '''Blu''': No, ducks can fly.\\ '''Jewel''': No! Duck!
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-->'''Jewel''': -->'''Jewel:''' Ah, this is great. I'm chained to the only bird in the world who can't fly.\\ '''Blu''': '''Blu:''' Actually, there are about forty species of flightless birds.\\ ''*They (''they approach a box being lowered*''\\ '''Jewel''': lowered'')\\ '''Jewel:''' Duck!\\ '''Blu''': '''Blu:''' No, ducks can fly.\\ '''Jewel''': '''Jewel:''' No! Duck!

-->'''Dory:''' Duck! -->'''Marlin:''' That's not a duck, that's a...''[[OhCrap pelican!!]]'' * In ''TheSwanPrincess'', Prince Derek has the castle musicians (it was the servants' day off) dress up as animals so he and his friend can have target practice (using non-lethal paintball-esque arrows). One of them is dressed as a duck. HilarityEnsues.
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-->'''Dory:''' Duck! -->'''Marlin:''' Duck!\\ '''Marlin:''' That's not a duck, that's a...a... ''[[OhCrap pelican!!]]'' * In ''TheSwanPrincess'', ''WesternAnimation/TheSwanPrincess'', Prince Derek has the castle musicians (it was the servants' day off) dress up as animals so he and his friend can have target practice (using non-lethal paintball-esque arrows). One of them is dressed as a duck. HilarityEnsues.

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* In an episode of ''Series/BarneyAndFriends'', while Barney and the kids were on a camping trip, one of the kids yelled out this, to which the group bent down, only to be told he meant he found a nest of baby ducks.
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* In an episode of ''Series/BarneyAndFriends'', while ''Series/BarneyAndFriends'': ** While Barney and the kids were on a camping trip, one of the kids yelled out this, to which the group bent down, only to be told he meant he found a nest of baby ducks.

-->'''Spike:''' (Tenderly) Buffy...duck. -->'''Buffy:''' What? Duck? There's a duck? *gets hit in the head by zombie*
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-->'''Spike:''' (Tenderly) Buffy...duck. -->'''Buffy:''' (''tenderly'') Buffy... duck.\\ '''Buffy:''' What? Duck? There's a duck? *gets (''gets hit in the head by zombie*zombie'')

* A scene in ''MorkAndMindy'' [[ItMakesSenseInContext in which Mindy and Mork sneak in and are snooping around Mr. Bickley's house]], has Mork repeatedly tell Mindy "Mallard!", to Mindy's confusion, then finally say, "Duck!", as they duck behind the furniture just as Mr. Bickley comes in.
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* A scene in ''MorkAndMindy'' ''Series/MorkAndMindy'' [[ItMakesSenseInContext in which Mindy and Mork sneak in and are snooping around Mr. Bickley's house]], has Mork repeatedly tell Mindy "Mallard!", to Mindy's confusion, then finally say, "Duck!", as they duck behind the furniture just as Mr. Bickley comes in.

* Played with when Series/{{Blackadder}} is accused of witchcraft, he accuses the Witchsmeller Pursuivant of being a quack. Said witchhunter immediately accuses Blackadder of being involved in a prior case involving a cursed duck, due to the quacking sound he just made.
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* ''Series/{{Blackadder}}'': Played with when Series/{{Blackadder}} Blackadder is accused of witchcraft, witchcraft; he accuses the Witchsmeller Pursuivant of being a quack. Said witchhunter immediately accuses Blackadder of being involved in a prior case involving a cursed duck, due to the quacking sound he just made.

[[folder:Newspaper Comics]] * ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'': -->'''Ducks:''' Quack quack quack quack quack! -->'''Duck:''' CHICKEN! -->''(The ducks duck as a chicken flies by)'' -->'''Ducks:''' Quack quack quack quack quack! -->'''Caption:''' "Do you ever run out of ideas?" asked the interviewer. "Well, sometimes," said the cartoonist. * One strip of ''ComicStrip/{{Mutts}}'' has someone yell "Duck!" at a baby swan swimming in a pond. The swan looks over his shoulder and goes on an angry rant about how he's a swan, not a duck - and then hits his head on a tree branch hanging over the water. * Played with in a ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' comic: -->'''Zero''': Goose, sarge, goose! -->*Grenade explodes* -->'''Sarge''': Did you, by any chance, mean "Duck"? * ''ComicStrip/USAcres'': One strip had [[JerkAss Roy]] yelling "DUCK!" as he is hitting a baseball at the rest of the cast, all lined up. Everyone is ducking except for Wade the Duck, who turns to look at whoever is calling for him. (And thus, right at the ball flying at him) * Occurs in ''ThePerishers'' when Marlon is eating a sandwich that sprays the contents everywhere. Wellington shouts for people to duck and Marlon accuses Wellington of trying to fool him because there are no ducks. [[/folder]]

[[folder:Stand Up Comedy]] * Creator/BillEngvall uses this as an example of how his wife never listens to him. As he explains to her, if he saw something coming towards her and yelled "Duck!" she would not duck right away but instead try to find what he was referring to and get killed. According to Engvall, his wife acknowledged the truth behind this, but then points out that if she ''did'' duck whenever Bill said "Duck!", he would do it just to mess with her. Bill's response: "Touche." [[/folder]]

* A variation occurs in ''{{Bionicle}}''. When Tarduk introduces himself by shouting his name at Vezon, Vezon ducks to avoid the tar.
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* A variation occurs in ''{{Bionicle}}''.''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}''. When Tarduk introduces himself by shouting his name at Vezon, Vezon ducks to avoid the tar.

-->'''Havoc''': Cow. -->'''Sydney''': Pig! -->'''Havoc'''(Pointing at the road): No, Cow! -->'''Cow''': Moo.
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-->'''Havoc''': Cow. -->'''Sydney''': Pig! -->'''Havoc'''(Pointing -->'''Havoc:''' Cow.\\ '''Sydney:''' Pig!\\ '''Havoc:''' (''pointing at the road): road'') No, Cow! -->'''Cow''': Cow!\\ '''Cow:''' Moo.

-->'''Havoc''': Cow. -->'''Sydney''': Pig! -->'''Havoc'''(Pointing at [[folder:Web Animation]] * ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'': In Season 3, the road): No, Cow! -->'''Cow''': Moo.Reds and Blues work together to inflitrate O'Malley's base. As they're sneaking around, turrets open fire on them. Somewhat justified, considering that [[{{CloudcuckooLander}} Caboose is the kind of person who WOULD confuse the two meanings of the word]]. -->'''Sarge:''' Duck!\\ '''Caboose:''' Duck? Where? I LOVE ducks! [[/folder]]

* Was [[http://jaadrih.comicgenesis.com/d/20070922.html done]] in ''{{The Prime of Ambition}}'' as a practical joke. --> '''Thanatos''': It's a good thing '''that''' never gets old. * Done both ways in ''TheNoob''. [[http://www.thenoobcomic.com/index.php?pos=152 "M'lord! DUCK!"]]
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* Was [[http://jaadrih.comicgenesis.com/d/20070922.html done]] in ''{{The Prime of Ambition}}'' ''Webcomic/ThePrimeOfAmbition'' as a practical joke. --> '''Thanatos''': -->'''Thanatos:''' It's a good thing '''that''' never gets old. * Done both ways in ''TheNoob''.''Webcomic/TheNoob''. [[http://www.thenoobcomic.com/index.php?pos=152 "M'lord! DUCK!"]]

* Was [[http://jaadrih.comicgenesis.com/d/20070922.html done]] As Death of Insanely Overpowered Fireballs explains in ''{{The Prime of Ambition}}'' as a practical joke. --> '''Thanatos''': It's a good thing '''that''' never gets old. * Done both ways in ''TheNoob''. [[http://www.thenoobcomic.com/index.php?pos=152 "M'lord! DUCK!"]]irregularwebcomic.net/435.html this]] ''Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic'': --> "THE WORD "DUCK" IS WHAT YOU SHOUT BEFORE CASTING IT, NOT A MATERIAL COMPONENT."

* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'': In Season 3, the Reds and Blues work together to inflitrate O'Malley's base. As they're sneaking around, turrets open fire on them. -->'''Sarge''': Duck!\\ '''Caboose''': Duck? Where? I LOVE ducks! ** Somewhat justified, considering that [[CloudCuckooLander Caboose is the kind of person who WOULD confuse the two meanings of the word]]

* As Death of Insanely Overpowered Fireballs explains in [[http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/435.html this]] ''IrregularWebcomic'': --> "THE WORD "DUCK" IS WHAT YOU SHOUT BEFORE CASTING IT, NOT A MATERIAL COMPONENT."

--> '''Reckless car driver:''' DUCK! --> '''Biker:''' ''(ducks)'' I'm a '''PLATYPUS'''
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--> '''Reckless -->'''Reckless car driver:''' DUCK! --> DUCK!\\ '''Biker:''' ''(ducks)'' (''ducks'') I'm a '''PLATYPUS'''

-->'''[[{{Cricket}} Bowler]]''': *catches the batsman's first hit easily* Duck!
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-->'''[[{{Cricket}} Bowler]]''': *catches ->'''[[{{Cricket}} Bowler]]:''' (''catches the batsman's first hit easily* Duck!easily'') Duck! ----
9th Jan '16 6:26:01 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied in ''The SpongeBobSquarePants [[TheMovie Movie]]'' video game: [=SpongeBob=] is about to get hit.
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* Parodied in ''The SpongeBobSquarePants [[TheMovie Movie]]'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSpongeBobSquarePantsMovie'' video game: [=SpongeBob=] is about to get hit.
15th Dec '15 12:29:45 AM Eddy1215
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* A ''WesternAnimation/{{Bonkers}}'' cartoon featured Bonkers delivering a pizza in WWII setting. Upon arriving at his destination, he says this upon seeing an enemy plane, while the general states the pizza was suppose to be sausage.
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* A ''WesternAnimation/{{Bonkers}}'' cartoon featured Bonkers delivering a pizza in a WWII setting. Upon arriving at his destination, he says this upon seeing an enemy plane, while the general states the pizza was suppose to be sausage.
15th Dec '15 12:04:18 AM Eddy1215
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That boomerang made appearances throughout the entire episode.
-->''(Onscreen comes a boomerang Tigger had [[BrickJoke thrown earlier)]]''
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-->''(Onscreen comes [[RunningGag a boomerang Tigger had [[BrickJoke thrown earlier)]]''
30th Nov '15 2:30:58 PM Eddy1215
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-->'''Brain:''' Let's see squids have been done, turtles have been done, how about a...duck!
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-->'''Brain:''' Let's see see, squids have been done, turtles have been done, how about a...duck!

-->'''Brain:''' No Buster duck! (His remote control plane whizzes by his head)
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-->'''Brain:''' No Buster Buster, duck! (His ''(His remote control plane whizzes by his head)Buster's head)''

* In an episode of ''TheNewAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'', Rabbit is attempting to gather honey from a hive to trade with Pooh for a rabbit bookend (it's a long story). Tigger helps him by attaching plungers to his feet, enabling him to climb up the tree, to which Rabbit states he feels like a bird.
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* In an episode of ''TheNewAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'', ''WesternAnimation/TheNewAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'', Rabbit is attempting to gather honey from a hive to trade with Pooh for a rabbit bookend (it's ([[ItsALongStory it's a long story).story]]). Tigger helps him by attaching plungers to his feet, enabling him to climb up the tree, to which Rabbit states he feels like a bird.

-->'''Darkwing''': Yes? ::gets hit by the object he was supposed to duck.:: Next time, be more specific. * Happens once in the ''BlastersUniverse'' episode "You're History":
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-->'''Darkwing''': Yes? ::gets ''(gets hit by the object he was supposed to duck.:: duck)'' Next time, be more specific. * Happens once in the ''BlastersUniverse'' ''WesternAnimation/BlastersUniverse'' episode "You're History":

* ''{{Kissyfur}}'' villains Floyd and Jolene had a Duck scene where Floyd told Jolene to duck and she thought he had seen a duck they could eat.
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* ''{{Kissyfur}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Kissyfur}}'' villains Floyd and Jolene had a Duck scene where Floyd told Jolene to duck and she thought he had seen a duck they could eat.

* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Three's A Crowd", the girls see something hurtling toward them. Rarity yells "Duck!" and everyone does except Pinkie Pie, who gets confused and says, "It doesn't look anything like a duck." Rarity pulls her down right before she loses her head.
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Three's A Crowd", the girls see something hurtling toward them.them (actually Discord). Rarity yells "Duck!" and everyone does except Pinkie Pie, who gets confused and says, "It doesn't look anything like a duck." Rarity pulls her down right before she loses her head.

->'''[[{{Cricket}} Bowler]]''': *catches the batsman's first hit easily* Duck!
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->'''[[{{Cricket}} -->'''[[{{Cricket}} Bowler]]''': *catches the batsman's first hit easily* Duck!
15th Nov '15 6:34:57 PM nombretomado
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* GrouchoMarx offered this explanation for the title ''DuckSoup'': “Take two turkeys, one goose, four cabbages, but no duck, and mix them together. After one taste, you’ll duck soup for the rest of your life.”
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* GrouchoMarx offered this explanation for the title ''DuckSoup'': “Take two turkeys, one goose, four cabbages, but no duck, and mix them together. After one taste, you’ll you’ll duck soup for the rest of your life.”

* A ''{{Rugrats}}'' episode, with Chuckie being a backseat driver on Spike's back:
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* A ''{{Rugrats}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' episode, with Chuckie being a backseat driver on Spike's back:
11th Nov '15 4:44:23 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Rio}}'', while on the run:
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* In ''{{Rio}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}'', while on the run:
11th Nov '15 9:19:11 AM ShadowHog
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* ''RedVsBlue'': In Season 3, the Reds and Blues work together to inflitrate O'Malley's base. As they're sneaking around, turrets open fire on them.
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* ''RedVsBlue'': ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'': In Season 3, the Reds and Blues work together to inflitrate O'Malley's base. As they're sneaking around, turrets open fire on them.
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