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7th Oct '17 4:50:10 AM PaulA
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* In the ''Series/MissionImpossible'' episode "The Crane", the IMF spring a prisoner that is being transported and hide literally metres away from where the escape took place: knowing that the authorities will throw up a cordon blocks away and gradually work their way inwards.

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* ''Series/MissionImpossible'':
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In the ''Series/MissionImpossible'' episode "The Crane", the IMF spring a prisoner that is being transported and hide literally metres away from where the escape took place: knowing that the authorities will throw up a cordon blocks away and gradually work their way inwards.inwards.
** In "The Condemned", a prisoner is given equipment to create a fake wall in his cell, prompting the guards to think he's escaped. Slightly subverted in that he stays hidden in the cell until the rest of the IMF team complete their job to clear his name.



* Done several times in ''Series/MissionImpossible.'' For example, in "The Condemned," a prisoner is given equipment to create a fake wall in his cell, prompting the guards to think he's escaped. Slightly subverted in that he stays hidden in the cell until the rest of the IMF team complete their job to clear his name.
29th Sep '17 10:14:44 PM JackG
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** In "Star One", a DamselInDistress on an isolated base opens the door to the outside, so her pursuers will waste time searching the planet instead of the base.

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** In "Star One", a DamselInDistress on an isolated base opens the door hatch to the outside, so her pursuers will waste time searching the planet surface instead of the base.
29th Sep '17 10:13:28 PM JackG
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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. In "Powerplay", a squad of Federation soldiers has [[DieHardOnAnX taken over the Liberator]]. Avon and Dayna escape from their cell and launch an EscapePod, then go back to the cell to hide (as it's the last place they'll look) until the soldiers have discovered the missing life capsule. It doesn't work for long, as their commander figures ThatsWhatIWouldDo.

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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. ''Series/BlakesSeven''
** In "Star One", a DamselInDistress on an isolated base opens the door to the outside, so her pursuers will waste time searching the planet instead of the base.
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In "Powerplay", a squad of Federation soldiers has [[DieHardOnAnX taken over the Liberator]]. Avon and Dayna escape from their cell and launch an EscapePod, then go back to the cell to hide (as it's the last place they'll look) until the soldiers have discovered the missing life capsule. It doesn't work for long, as their commander figures ThatsWhatIWouldDo.
9th Sep '17 12:22:30 PM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Series/{{Leonardo}}'' episode "Perspective", Leo's master has been framed for murder. Leo smuggles him some art supplies, and together they create a fake cell wall with broken window bars which Petroccio can hide behind.

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* In the ''Series/{{Leonardo}}'' episode "Perspective", Leo's master has been framed for murder. Leo smuggles him some art supplies, and together they create a fake cell wall with broken window bars which Petroccio Verrocchio can hide behind.
9th Sep '17 12:21:10 PM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Series/{{Leonardo}}'' episode "Perspective", Leo's master has been framed for murder. Leo smuggles him some art supplies, and together they create a fake cell wall with broken window bars which Petroccio can hide behind.
23rd Aug '17 10:38:47 PM JackG
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* ''Shoot to Kill'' aka ''Deadly Pursuit (1988). The mysterious killer escapes the police with his stolen diamonds via a ConvenientEscapeBoat waiting at a pier. However when the police chase it down with their own boat, they find the steering controls have been tied off with ropes, and the killer is actually slipping away beneath the pier on foot.

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* ''Shoot to Kill'' aka ''Deadly Pursuit Pursuit'' (1988). The mysterious killer escapes the police with his stolen diamonds via a ConvenientEscapeBoat waiting at a pier. However when the police chase it down with their own boat, they find the steering controls have been tied off with ropes, and the killer is actually slipping away beneath the pier on foot.
23rd Aug '17 10:38:23 PM JackG
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* ''Shoot to Kill'' aka ''Deadly Pursuit (1988). The mysterious killer escapes the police with his stolen diamonds via a ConvenientEscapeBoat waiting at a pier. However when the police chase it down with their own boat, they find the steering controls have been tied off with ropes, and the killer is actually slipping away beneath the pier on foot.
13th Aug '17 6:22:16 AM JackG
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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. In "Powerplay", a squad of Federation soldiers has [[DieHardOnAnX taken over the Liberator]]. Avon and Dayna escape from their cell and launch an EscapePod, then go back to the cell to hide (as it's the last place they'll look) until the soldiers have discovered their 'escape'. It doesn't work for long, as their commander figures ThatsWhatIWouldDo.

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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. In "Powerplay", a squad of Federation soldiers has [[DieHardOnAnX taken over the Liberator]]. Avon and Dayna escape from their cell and launch an EscapePod, then go back to the cell to hide (as it's the last place they'll look) until the soldiers have discovered their 'escape'.the missing life capsule. It doesn't work for long, as their commander figures ThatsWhatIWouldDo.
13th Aug '17 6:19:31 AM JackG
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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. In "Powerplay", a squad of Federation soldiers has [[DieHardOnAnX taken over the Liberator]]. Avon and Dayna escape from their cell and launch an EscapePod, then go to hide back in the cell until the soldiers have finished searching (as it's the last place they'll look). It doesn't work for long, as their commander figures ThatsWhatIWouldDo.

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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. In "Powerplay", a squad of Federation soldiers has [[DieHardOnAnX taken over the Liberator]]. Avon and Dayna escape from their cell and launch an EscapePod, then go to hide back in to the cell until the soldiers have finished searching to hide (as it's the last place they'll look).look) until the soldiers have discovered their 'escape'. It doesn't work for long, as their commander figures ThatsWhatIWouldDo.
13th Aug '17 6:17:49 AM JackG
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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. In "Powerplay", a squad of Federation soldiers has [[DieHardOnAnX taken over the Liberator]]. Avon and Dayna escape from their cell and launch an EscapePod, then go to hide back in the cell until the soldiers have finished searching (as it's the last place they'll look). It doesn't work for long, as their commander figures ThatsWhatIWouldDo.
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