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12th Mar '18 5:29:23 AM JackG
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* ''Film/BlackPanther2018''. Ulysses Klaue first his ArmCannon at a pursuing vehicle driven by [[Action Girl}}s Nakia and Okoye, causing it to literally get blown to pieces around them, including the requisite inclusion of the trope [[FunnyBackgroundEvent in the background.]]

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* ''Film/BlackPanther2018''. Ulysses Klaue first fires his ArmCannon at a pursuing vehicle driven by [[Action Girl}}s [[ActionGirl Nakia and Okoye, Okoye]], causing it their vehicle to literally get blown to pieces around them, including the requisite inclusion of the trope FreeWheel [[FunnyBackgroundEvent in the background.]]
12th Mar '18 5:27:48 AM JackG
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* ''Film/BlackPanther2018''. Ulysses Klaue first his ArmCannon at a pursuing vehicle driven by [[Action Girl}}s Nakia and Okoye, causing it to literally get blown to pieces around them, including the requisite inclusion of the trope [[FunnyBackgroundEvent in the background.]]
6th Feb '18 5:51:35 PM girlyboy
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* Dane Cook mentiins an incident where a woman was killed by a freewheel from a race car crash. The tyre struck her in the face, and her LastWords were "[[BigWordShout OOOOOOOOH!!!]]" which he found hilarious.

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* Dane Cook mentiins mentions an incident where a woman was killed by a freewheel from a race car crash. The tyre struck her in the face, and her LastWords were "[[BigWordShout OOOOOOOOH!!!]]" which he found hilarious.hilarious.
* [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] by billionaire Elon Musk prior to the launch of {{UsefulNotes/SpaceX}}'s Falcon Heavy rocket in 2018. The test payload for the rocket's first launch was Elon Musk's ''personal electric car'' (normally sand or concrete would be used as a dummy payload, but Musk intentionally wanted to do something "silly"). Citing the experimental nature of the brand-new rocket and the high risk of failure, Musk commented that he "had this image of just a giant explosion on the pad, a wheel bouncing down the road..."
1st Feb '18 7:37:09 AM Cryoclaste
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* An unusual variation occurs in ''TheLoveBug'', where the racers driving Herbie see a lone wheel roll away after getting sideswiped by Thorndyke's car, only to discover moments later that it is ''their'' wheel that has just fallen off (thanks to some earlier VehicularSabotage). Naturally, this ''causes'' a crash.

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* An unusual variation occurs in ''TheLoveBug'', ''Film/TheLoveBug'', where the racers driving Herbie see a lone wheel roll away after getting sideswiped by Thorndyke's car, only to discover moments later that it is ''their'' wheel that has just fallen off (thanks to some earlier VehicularSabotage). Naturally, this ''causes'' a crash.
21st Nov '17 8:29:58 AM SimpsonsLover24
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->''"Wheels on fire, rolling down the road."''

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->''"Wheels on fire, rolling down the road.road..."''



* WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffgirls, In "Octi-Evil" Buttercup throws a water tower into a monster that then lands on a senior citizen riding a power scooter. A loose tire rolls to Buttercup's feet and then the senior citizen pokes his head out of it, showing that he's just fine.
* In WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse, a flaming tire rolls by after Steven and Connie defeat the training robot in "Lion 2: The Movie".

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* WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffgirls, In ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "Octi-Evil" Buttercup throws a water tower into a monster that then lands on a senior citizen riding a power scooter. A loose tire rolls to Buttercup's feet and then the senior citizen pokes his head out of it, showing that he's just fine.
* In WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse, ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', a flaming tire rolls by after Steven and Connie defeat the training robot in "Lion 2: The Movie".
12th Nov '17 2:17:11 PM dvorak
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* Dane Cook mentiins an incident where a woman was killed by a freewheel from a race car crash. The tyre struck her in the face, and her LastWords were "[[BigWordShout OOOOOOOOH!!!]]" which he found hilarious.
9th Oct '17 6:03:38 AM kyojikasshu
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* In ''VideoGame/PolePosition II'', when your car crashes, all four wheels go flying.
4th Sep '17 7:01:37 PM jamespolk
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-->-- ''Series/AbsolutelyFabulous'', SurrealThemeTune

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-->-- ''Series/AbsolutelyFabulous'', SurrealThemeTune
"This Wheel's on Fire", Music/TheBand



* In the ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'' short film "Mike's New Car", when he finally zooms offscreen and crashes, five of the six wheels come bouncing back, followed by the sixth one which is just rolling.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'' short film "Mike's New Car", ''WesternAnimation/MikesNewCar'', when he finally zooms offscreen and crashes, five of the six wheels come bouncing back, followed by the sixth one which is just rolling.
3rd Sep '17 1:39:54 PM ClockClockClock
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* In WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse, a flaming tire rolls by after Steven and Connie defeat the training robot in "Lion 2: The Movie".
22nd Aug '17 10:53:02 AM CosmicFerret
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* In [[http://www.gocomics.com/garfield/1988/03/27 this]] {{Garfield}} strip, Jon wound up crashing while roller skating. One of the stray wheels from his skates bounces past Garfield.

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* In [[http://www.gocomics.com/garfield/1988/03/27 this]] {{Garfield}} ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} strip, Jon wound up crashing while roller skating. One of the stray wheels from his skates bounces past Garfield.
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