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23rd Aug '16 11:47:50 AM SirWafflePiplup
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* The game ''Cards Against Humanity'' includes a white card with the text "Dropping a chandelier on your enemies and riding the rope up."
22nd Aug '16 9:26:07 AM AgProv
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* In September 2013 it wasn't the chandelier but a [[http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/12/19/apollo-theatre-collapse-in-london_n_4475498.html whole balcony]] that collapsed onto people below in a crowded theatre.
19th Aug '16 7:37:12 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* Horribly, ''horribly'' subverted in ''Anime/{{Dangan Ronpa 3}} Side:Future'', where a chandelier falls down.... [[spoiler: ''with [[BadassTeacher Chisa Yukizome]]'s bloodstained corpse already draped all over it''.]]
18th Aug '16 9:50:32 PM Kartoonkid95
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-->'''Popeye:''' Hey, I'm burnin' the candle at both ends here!

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-->'''Popeye:''' Hey, I'm burnin' the candle candles at both ends here!
18th Aug '16 9:50:13 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In ''WesternAnimation/PopeyeTheSailorMeetsAliBabasFortyThieves'', Abu Hassan drops a chandelier on Popeye, then raises it back up so that Popeye his now part of it, holding the candles with each hand.
-->'''Popeye:''' Hey, I'm burnin' the candle at both ends here!
24th Jul '16 3:45:22 PM JBsteeple
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* In ''Literature/DragonLance'' a burning chandelier falls on and kills the wife and child of Lord Soth. As she is engulfed in flames, the wife lays a DyingCurse on Soth and his loyal knights, turning them into [[ThePunishment Death Knights]].
20th Jun '16 9:51:51 PM Plactus
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* The ArtisticTitle of ''Series/TheNightManager'' ends with a falling chandelier that turns into an explosion on impact.
10th Jun '16 10:12:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* Much of the DeanKoontz novel ''Forever Odd'' takes place in the ruins of the Panamint Resort and Spa, which was severely damaged by an earthquake. Several people were killed in the ballroom when a massive chandelier fell on them during the quake; although this was an accident, it happened because the builders cut corners and suspended the chandelier from a wooden beam rather than a steel beam.

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* Much of the DeanKoontz Creator/DeanKoontz novel ''Forever Odd'' takes place in the ruins of the Panamint Resort and Spa, which was severely damaged by an earthquake. Several people were killed in the ballroom when a massive chandelier fell on them during the quake; although this was an accident, it happened because the builders cut corners and suspended the chandelier from a wooden beam rather than a steel beam.



* ''OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' has a funny, non-combat-related version [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnhYzfg7ug4 2:30 here]].

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* ''OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' ''Series/OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' has a funny, non-combat-related version [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnhYzfg7ug4 2:30 here]].
1st Jun '16 5:43:06 PM Prfnoff
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* In the UsefulNotes/ArcadeGame ''Bay Route'', the chandeliers in the mansion level will fall when players walk under them unless they shoot them down first.
19th May '16 1:22:34 PM erforce
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* ''{{Ghostbusters}}'': The guys drop a chandelier in their pursuit of Slimer.

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* ''{{Ghostbusters}}'': ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'': The guys drop a chandelier in their pursuit of Slimer.
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