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27th Mar '17 9:48:04 PM ZombieAladdin
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* One round of the Chunin Exams early on in ''Manga/{{Boruto}}'' is hosted by Shikamaru. He asks a yes-or-no trivia question to the examinees, and they have to stand on {{Trap Door}}s labeled "yes" or "no." He explains that a wrong answer will drop them into a pit of ink and that anyone with ink on them when the round ends automatically fails the exam. True to Shikamaru's indirect nature, this round runs on ExactWords: [[spoiler:The answer is a trick question, and ''every examinee'' gets dropped into the pit. The ''real'' purpose of this test is to see who can react quickly enough to break their fall before they reach the ink while not letting any of it splash onto themselves.]]
23rd Dec '16 9:49:07 PM themisterfree
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* Inverted by ''Masters of the Maze'', where the member of the ''winning'' team that had run the maze was disintegrated into a floating ball of particles via CGI and sent on a "special journey" through the set and into the game's giant monitor.

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* Inverted by ''Masters of the Maze'', ''Series/MastersOfTheMaze'', where the member of the ''winning'' team that had run the maze was disintegrated into a floating ball of particles via CGI and sent on a "special journey" through the set and into the game's giant monitor.
7th Dec '16 10:13:55 PM ironcommando
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* ''VideoGame/{{Gruntz}}'': This happens to your Gruntz in [[CasinoPark High Rollerz]] (essentially a FloatingContinent Casino) if they are touched by a spotlight, which forces them to sing. Unfortunately they're unable to sing properly, so a hole opens below them and drops them from a great height to their death.
18th Aug '16 5:08:10 PM Tre
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* The SyFy game show ''Series/TotalBlackout'' uses the mechanic in a slightly different way. After each round, the remaining contestants stand in front of trap doors and, on Jaleel White's command, are told to jump onto them. The contestant with the least amount of points in the round drops out of the game, while the other contestants' doors stay shut.

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* The SyFy Creator/{{Syfy}} game show ''Series/TotalBlackout'' uses the mechanic in a slightly different way. After each round, the remaining contestants stand in front of trap doors and, on Jaleel White's command, are told to jump onto them. The contestant with the least amount of points in the round drops out of the game, while the other contestants' doors stay shut.



* ''Series/{{Exit}}'', a show on SyFy where contestants had to answer questions to escape from rooms filled with MalevolentArchitecture that would otherwise end up "killing" them.

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* ''Series/{{Exit}}'', a show on SyFy Creator/{{Syfy}} where contestants had to answer questions to escape from rooms filled with MalevolentArchitecture that would otherwise end up "killing" them.
10th Aug '16 8:51:42 AM JapaneseTeeth
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* In ''Manga/MyMonsterSecret'' Akane attempts to get the two leads to be more open about their feelings for each other... by setting up a mock game show in which she questions them about their relationship and each "dishonest" answer causes them to be tipped further and further toward a mud pit. [[TheGadfly Akane being Akane]], she sets it up so they both end up going into the mud pit regardless of their answers.
25th Mar '16 1:37:53 PM Lirodon
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* ''Series/BrainSurge'': Contestants locked in their guesses during the second round by sitting on a chair covered in {{Whoopee Cushion}}s. The first two players to answer incorrectly were greeted by farts and then pulled backwards through the giant paper teeth of a giant Jeff Sutphen's face. Totally not a reference to ''Remote Control'', we promise!

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* ''Series/BrainSurge'': Contestants locked in their guesses during the second round by sitting on a chair covered in {{Whoopee Cushion}}s. The first two players to answer incorrectly were greeted by farts and then pulled backwards through the giant paper teeth of "teeth" on a giant Jeff Sutphen's face. Totally not a reference to ''Remote Control'', we promise!model of the host's face.
31st Jan '16 6:21:31 AM Gimere
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* ''Musical Chairs'', a 1975 game show hosted by Adam Wade, featured eliminated contestants being pulled backwards through a wall while still in their chairs during the final round.

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* ''Musical Chairs'', ''[[Series/MusicalChairs1975 Musical Chairs]]'', a 1975 game show hosted by Adam Wade, featured eliminated contestants being pulled backwards through a wall while still in their chairs during the final round.
16th Aug '15 8:24:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/WhosStillStanding'' recycled the "hole in the floor" concept from ''Russian Roulette''. One contestant (the "Hero") stood on a TrapDoor on the center of the stage and faced off against a circle of ten competitors also standing on trap doors (the "Strangers") in a series of trivia duels. Eliminated contestants dropped ten feet into a padded room below the stage. If the Hero decided to walk away at one point and keep his or her winnings, (s)he then had the option of either walking out of the studio or by dropping through the floor. [[EveryEpisodeEnding Every episode ended]] with host Ben Bailey (of ''CashCab'' fame) also dropping through the Hero's trap door.

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* ''Series/WhosStillStanding'' recycled the "hole in the floor" concept from ''Russian Roulette''. One contestant (the "Hero") stood on a TrapDoor on the center of the stage and faced off against a circle of ten competitors also standing on trap doors (the "Strangers") in a series of trivia duels. Eliminated contestants dropped ten feet into a padded room below the stage. If the Hero decided to walk away at one point and keep his or her winnings, (s)he then had the option of either walking out of the studio or by dropping through the floor. [[EveryEpisodeEnding Every episode ended]] with host Ben Bailey (of ''CashCab'' ''Series/CashCab'' fame) also dropping through the Hero's trap door.
28th May '15 2:10:49 AM Trialman
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* ''Ejector Seat'', a UK offering in which contestants who answer questions incorrectly move backwards in their chairs toward the end of a long track; if they reach the end by failing to stop their chairs, they are tipped backwards and ejected from the studio in a cloud of smoke.

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* ''Ejector Seat'', a UK offering in which contestants who answer questions incorrectly move backwards in their chairs toward the end of a long track; during this, they are bombarded with questions, and a correct answer will stop the chair, but if they reach the end by failing to stop their chairs, they are tipped backwards and ejected from the studio in a cloud of smoke.smoke. If a contestant survives the all or nothing final round, [[RuleOfFunny they get ejected anyway]].
15th Nov '14 8:43:22 AM HeraldAlberich
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* One of the CD-ROM games based on ''TheMagicSchoolBus'' takes place in the Costa Rican rainforest. One bit includes a game show hosted by a vain jaguar, asking questions about the wildlife. The contestants, representing various jaguar prey species, are launched into the air and straight into the waiting host's mouth upon answering incorrectly. The final contestant gets his answer right, "but I am still hungry, so I'll eat you anyway!"
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