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14th May '17 9:01:14 PM nombretomado
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* Vash has this happen to him in ''{{Trigun}}''.

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* Vash has this happen to him in ''{{Trigun}}''.''Manga/{{Trigun}}''.
17th Nov '16 7:45:33 PM naturalironist
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* Classic example in one of the ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'' episode intros. Rocky and Bullwinkle are in the air, and Rocky glides to the ground while Bullwinkle falls, ending up bouncing trapped in a suit of men's long johns hanging from a clothesline.
8th Nov '16 12:55:38 PM StarSword
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* Inverted in a Bud Light ad that played during the Super Bowl one year. Guy's wife is trying to seduce him away from the TV. She finally tells him she's got cold Bud Light, and he goes tearing up the stairs ripping his clothes off, dives across the bed for the beer, [[DestinationDefenestration and goes out the window]], leaving his boxer shorts hanging in the tree.



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30th Nov '15 9:20:20 PM foxley
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* Happens to the titular theif in ''WesternAnimation/TheThiefAndTheCobbler''.

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* Happens to the titular theif thief in ''WesternAnimation/TheThiefAndTheCobbler''.


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* ''WesternAnimation/NumbChucks'': In "Fan Boy", Dilweed gets flung through the air and crashes through a clothesline. He emerges with a towel tied around his neck like a superhero.
27th Nov '15 1:57:37 PM Morgenthaler
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* An example without falling: When Wilbur is coming in for a landing in TheRescuersDownUnder, Jake rigs up a bra as a drag line. Of course Wilbur ends up wearing the bra.
* A variant occurs in the WallaceAndGromit short ''The Wrong Trousers''. Wallace has various machines that automate routine daily operations, such as everything from waking up to getting in the van to go to work (this is a ''single continuous process'' that begins with Wallace still asleep when he leaves the bed). They rent out their spare bedroom (to a penguin, and even Wallace thinks that's a bit odd) at the same time Wallace buys automatic pants (that can walk around on their own, among other things) from NASA Surplus. The penguin substitutes the automatic pants for Wallace's regular ones in the morning routine machine as part of a fairly complex plot to perform a series of meticulously planned and executed burglaries.
* Happens to the titular theif in ''TheThiefAndTheCobbler''.

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* An example without falling: When Wilbur is coming in for a landing in TheRescuersDownUnder, ''Disney/TheRescuersDownUnder'', Jake rigs up a bra as a drag line. Of course Wilbur ends up wearing the bra.
* A variant occurs in the WallaceAndGromit Wallace & Gromit short ''The Wrong Trousers''.''WesternAnimation/TheWrongTrousers''. Wallace has various machines that automate routine daily operations, such as everything from waking up to getting in the van to go to work (this is a ''single continuous process'' that begins with Wallace still asleep when he leaves the bed). They rent out their spare bedroom (to a penguin, and even Wallace thinks that's a bit odd) at the same time Wallace buys automatic pants (that can walk around on their own, among other things) from NASA Surplus. The penguin substitutes the automatic pants for Wallace's regular ones in the morning routine machine as part of a fairly complex plot to perform a series of meticulously planned and executed burglaries.
* Happens to the titular theif in ''TheThiefAndTheCobbler''.''WesternAnimation/TheThiefAndTheCobbler''.
18th Sep '15 10:08:30 PM nombretomado
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* Inverted (and used seriously) in ''EarthX''. When Daredevil drops into the Realm of the Dead, he leaves his judge's cassock on a clothesline and lands in his old yellow-and-red costume.

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* Inverted (and used seriously) in ''EarthX''.''ComicBook/EarthX''. When Daredevil drops into the Realm of the Dead, he leaves his judge's cassock on a clothesline and lands in his old yellow-and-red costume.
24th Jul '15 9:33:43 PM Mattwo
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* While a possible clever reference to Aladdin's movie, this trope was averted In a crossover episode of [[{{Disney/Hercules}} Disney's Hercules]] featuring [[WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries Aladdin]], Hercules got tricked into flying Pegasus into Agrabah's "Alley of a Thousand Sheets", where it looked like the clothesline was going to send him flying. In spite of Phil's complaints, he managed to muscle through and break the clothesline.
22nd May '15 8:07:13 AM thatother1dude
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* Whenever it happens to the AmericanDragonJakeLong, he'll usually end up in women's sleepwear.

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* Whenever it happens The opening of ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDragonJakeLong'' has this happening to the AmericanDragonJakeLong, he'll usually end up Jake in dragon form, resulting in him in women's sleepwear.
14th Mar '15 6:49:11 PM nombretomado
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* In a more intentional version, [[CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]] fantasized about a machine that readied him for bed. To get him into his pajamas, it dropped him head-first into his shirt, then flip him so he would fall legs-first into his pants, all in one fluid arrangement. He apparently didn't think about that [[GroinAttack last part]] too hard...

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* In a more intentional version, [[CalvinAndHobbes [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]] fantasized about a machine that readied him for bed. To get him into his pajamas, it dropped him head-first into his shirt, then flip him so he would fall legs-first into his pants, all in one fluid arrangement. He apparently didn't think about that [[GroinAttack last part]] too hard...
30th Dec '14 11:04:29 AM TheUnsquished
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* In ''Film/{{Tintin}}'', Captain Haddock found himself wearing a pink dress after colliding with a clothesline.

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* In ''Film/{{Tintin}}'', ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfTintin'', Captain Haddock found himself wearing a pink dress after colliding with a clothesline.
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