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3rd Jul '16 5:31:23 PM nombretomado
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* In a ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' on-line serial, Zaktan and the tank he's in are blown up by a sonic wave. He survives by [[WormThatWalks dispersing the creatures that make up his body into the air]].

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* In a ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' on-line serial, Zaktan and the tank he's in are blown up by a sonic wave. He survives by [[WormThatWalks dispersing the creatures that make up his body into the air]].
7th Jun '16 9:47:43 PM gewunomox
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* The music video for "21 Guns" by GreenDay has one in it

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* The music video for "21 Guns" by GreenDay Music/GreenDay has one in itit.
11th May '16 1:44:00 PM erforce
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* This happened to Catherine Weaver's aquarium in ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles''. It also revealed that [[spoiler: her pet eel was a liquid metal construct, presumably a part of herself detached and used to keep an eye on her office when she wasn't there.]]

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* This happened to Catherine Weaver's aquarium in ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles''.''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles''. It also revealed that [[spoiler: her pet eel was a liquid metal construct, presumably a part of herself detached and used to keep an eye on her office when she wasn't there.]]



* The video game series, ''TheIncredibleMachine'', includes aquarium objects. With few exceptions, if any moving object (such as a cat or a tennis ball) just touches one, the aquarium will [[MadeOfExplodium explode spectacularly]].

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* The video game series, ''TheIncredibleMachine'', ''VideoGame/TheIncredibleMachine'', includes aquarium objects. With few exceptions, if any moving object (such as a cat or a tennis ball) just touches one, the aquarium will [[MadeOfExplodium explode spectacularly]].
6th Dec '15 4:14:39 AM marethyu759
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'''Shepard''': "That's a...shame."\\

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'''Shepard''': "That's a..."That's... a shame."\\
27th Oct '15 9:25:28 AM Odacon_Spy
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* Happens during the shootout in [[spoiler:the Chinese]] restaurant in ''VideoGame/MafiaII''. The setup cutscene prominently features a large aquarium between the restaurant's entrance and main dining area. Before control has even been fully returned to the player, [[spoiler:the Triad]] gangsters have already completely wrecked it.
2nd Oct '15 5:11:58 PM Jacob175
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* ThePunisher once had to deal with a druglord who kept a SharkPool with a big glass wall behind his desk. You have all of three guesses as to how the druglord, the glass and the shark ended up at the end of the story.

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* ThePunisher ComicBook/ThePunisher once had to deal with a druglord who kept a SharkPool with a big glass wall behind his desk. You have all of three guesses as to how the druglord, the glass and the shark ended up at the end of the story.



* Martin Riggs intentionally shoots the aquarium in the office of Arjen Rudd, Minister of Diplomatic Affairs for the South African Consulate, ''LethalWeapon2''.

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* Martin Riggs intentionally shoots the aquarium in the office of Arjen Rudd, Minister of Diplomatic Affairs for the South African Consulate, ''LethalWeapon2''.''Film/LethalWeapon2''.



* Happens in ''[[RushHour Rush Hour 2]]''.

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* Happens in ''[[RushHour ''[[Film/RushHour Rush Hour 2]]''.



* This happened to Catherine Weaver's aquarium in ''TheSarahConnorChronicles''. It also revealed that [[spoiler: her pet eel was a liquid metal construct, presumably a part of herself detached and used to keep an eye on her office when she wasn't there.]]

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* This happened to Catherine Weaver's aquarium in ''TheSarahConnorChronicles''.''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles''. It also revealed that [[spoiler: her pet eel was a liquid metal construct, presumably a part of herself detached and used to keep an eye on her office when she wasn't there.]]



* ''AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'': In The Tale of the Curious Camera, this happens to a fish tank when photographed with the titular camera.

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* ''AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'': ''Series/AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'': In The Tale of the Curious Camera, this happens to a fish tank when photographed with the titular camera.



* The intro of ''[[JakAndDaxter Jak X]]'' has Jak crashing through a fishtank with a car.
* The player can do that in the first ''SplinterCell''.

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* The intro of ''[[JakAndDaxter ''[[VideoGame/JakAndDaxter Jak X]]'' has Jak crashing through a fishtank with a car.
* The player can do that in the first ''SplinterCell''.''VideoGame/SplinterCell''.



* While it doesn't happen in ''VideoGame/SonicColors'', one of Eggman's PA recordings has him strongly advise against this trope.
-->"Please avoid breaking the glass, as it is the only thing between you and ten million gallons of ''freezing wet death''."



* The comic version occurs in ''TheSimpsons'' episode "Brother from the Same Planet" when Homer and Bart's 'bigger brother' Tom have a brawl in the aquarium. After the tank is shattered, they use the starfish as shuriken.

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* The comic version occurs in ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Brother from the Same Planet" when Homer and Bart's 'bigger brother' Tom have a brawl in the aquarium. After the tank is shattered, they use the starfish as shuriken.
16th Jun '15 3:51:06 PM nombretomado
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* Occurs in ''EnslavedOdysseyToTheWest,'' and is actually used as symbolism/foreshadowing.

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* Occurs in ''EnslavedOdysseyToTheWest,'' ''VideoGame/EnslavedOdysseyToTheWest,'' and is actually used as symbolism/foreshadowing.
27th May '15 7:57:31 PM nombretomado
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* Early on in [[{{Illuminatus}} The Illuminatus Trilogy]] an office building gets destroyed along with a whole shop full of rare fish.

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* Early on in [[{{Illuminatus}} [[Literature/{{Illuminatus}} The Illuminatus Trilogy]] an office building gets destroyed along with a whole shop full of rare fish.
25th May '15 1:19:04 PM Dracis
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* In ''Film/{{Push}}'' the screamers first makes the fish ''inside'' the tanks burst, and then the tanks themselves explode.

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* In ''Film/{{Push}}'' ''Film/{{Push}}'', the screamers [[TheTriadsAndTheTongs Pop Family's]] first makes encounter with Nick and Cassie. The [[MakeMeWannaShout Bleeders' screams]] first make the fish ''inside'' the tanks burst, and then the tanks themselves explode.
24th Mar '15 5:46:05 PM jormis29
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* Happens when you destroy ''the entire aquarium'' in ''[[TheSpellcastingSeries Spellcasting 301]]''.

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* Happens when you destroy ''the entire aquarium'' in ''[[TheSpellcastingSeries ''[[VideoGame/TheSpellcastingSeries Spellcasting 301]]''.
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