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1st Apr '18 10:48:39 AM thatother1dude
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* In the first episode of ''Anime/SamuraiChamploo'' this seems to be the case when the two lead ronin launch into a duel inside a burning teashop. Ultimately, they're knocked out by the smoke and pulled from the ruins by less-than-helpful rescuers.

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* In the first episode of ''Anime/SamuraiChamploo'' this seems to be the case when the two lead ronin [[BattleAmongstTheFlames launch into a duel inside a burning teashop.teashop]]. Ultimately, they're knocked out by the smoke and pulled from the ruins by less-than-helpful rescuers.
30th Jan '18 5:19:51 AM Cryoclaste
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* Perhaps the most egregious example in ''WorldOfWarcraft'' is the city of Stratholme that has been on fire for more than ''half a decade''. Despite this, people entering the streets of this inferno don't even face a penalty for the burning environment.

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* Perhaps the most egregious example in ''WorldOfWarcraft'' ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' is the city of Stratholme that has been on fire for more than ''half a decade''. Despite this, people entering the streets of this inferno don't even face a penalty for the burning environment.
28th Dec '17 8:07:31 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* In the beginning of ''Literature/ConsiderPhlebas'', the main character finds himself in a ship attacked by a [[Literature/TheCulture Culture]] spaceship. Said ship was hidden in the local ''sun''. Yep: the ship (which is sentient) ''willingly'' went ''inside'' the sun in order to surprise the enemy: one would wonder why the Idirans bother to keep fighting at this point.

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* In the beginning of ''Literature/ConsiderPhlebas'', the main character finds himself in a ship attacked by a [[Literature/TheCulture Culture]] spaceship. Said ship spaceship, which was hidden in the local ''sun''. Yep: the ship (which is sentient) ''willingly'' went ''inside'' the sun in order to surprise the enemy: one would wonder why the Idirans bother to keep fighting at this point.
5th Dec '17 5:40:31 PM harostar
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* Averted in ''LightNovel/JuuniTaisen''. The dangers of a burning building are played realistically when [[spoiler: Horse is trapped in a burning building. While his SuperToughness protects him from the flames, the smoke overwhelms and eventually kills him when he becomes disoriented and unable to breathe]].
6th Oct '17 9:31:27 PM FranksGirl
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* TheHardyBoysNancyDrewMysteries abuses this twice:
** "Mystery of the Flickering Torch" has Frank & Joe trapped inside a small closet while a fire rages outside; they break out and dodge through the flames to the outside without even a singe to their clothing.
** "Arson & Old Lace" has Frank, Joe, and Nancy all trying to escape a burning office building. To be fair, Joe nearly gets blown to kingdom come when he almost opens a door that has smoke pouring from under it (Frank knocks him out of the way), but then both Hardys are shown entering rooms with raging flames to rescue people, with no ill effects beyond a bit of smudge and coughing.

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* TheHardyBoysNancyDrewMysteries abuses this twice:
''Series/TheHardyBoysNancyDrewMysteries'':
** The episode "Mystery of the Flickering Torch" has Frank & Joe trapped inside in a small closet while a fire rages outside; the only sign they have that the fire even exists is a bit of smoke under the door. When they finally break out out, the fire has completely engulfed the office in lots & lots of flames, though not the closet, and dodge the brothers dive heroically through the flames now-smokeless fire to the outside without even a singe to their clothing.
next room...where there's absolutely no sign of any fire at all, save for the firefighters coming into the building.
** Second season episode "Arson & Old Lace" has Frank, Joe, and Nancy all trying to escape a burning an arsonist setting several raging fires in an office building. To be fair, Massive amounts of flames rage in an empty office, where the arsonist has been knocked out by an explosion. Yet the flames very carefully don't touch her, nor does the massive fire & intense heat interfere with Frank and Joe nearly gets blown to kingdom come when he almost opens a door that has smoke pouring from under it (Frank knocks him dragging the woman out of the way), but then both Hardys are room. We're also shown entering rooms with raging many stock footage scenes of fire fighters battling out-of-control fire all over the walls, ceiling, and floor. On top of that, Joe detours to help a young child trapped in an office; flames come roaring in to rescue people, with no ill effects beyond cover the ceiling and trigger an explosion, yet Joe ducks behind a half-wall and, aside from a bit of smudge and coughing.
soot-smudge, takes no damage from either fire nor explosion.
7th Dec '16 7:30:36 PM Chabal2
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* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas'': Completing all the firetruck missions makes CJ entirely fireproof, which can be a DiscOneNuke if done early on.
26th Nov '16 1:17:59 AM Morgenthaler
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Fires are always an opportunity for major drama and heroics: How better to show that TheHero is a real {{Badass}} than by having him literally walk through fire? And how better to show that he's selfless than by having him [[HeroicFireRescue save someone (preferably a child) from a burning building]]? Hollywood Fires are distinguished by lots and lots of flames... so many flames, in fact, that they cover nearly every object around. The flames obscure sight and form obstacles that can be dramatically jumped through. Burning debris is all over the place and falls from the ceiling to dramatically block escape routes. Also, in more action-oriented shows, the fire tends to stay strangely toned-down and never exceed certain boundaries, allowing enough room for an epic fight over a fire.

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Fires are always an opportunity for major drama and heroics: How better to show that TheHero is a real {{Badass}} badass than by having him literally walk through fire? And how better to show that he's selfless than by having him [[HeroicFireRescue save someone (preferably a child) from a burning building]]? Hollywood Fires are distinguished by lots and lots of flames... so many flames, in fact, that they cover nearly every object around. The flames obscure sight and form obstacles that can be dramatically jumped through. Burning debris is all over the place and falls from the ceiling to dramatically block escape routes. Also, in more action-oriented shows, the fire tends to stay strangely toned-down and never exceed certain boundaries, allowing enough room for an epic fight over a fire.
13th Jun '16 5:18:35 PM aishwarya
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* In Creator/FritzLang's ''Film/SecretBeyondTheDoor'', Mark Lamphere (Creator/MichaelRedgrave) revives himself from a smoke inhalation-induced faint to rescue his unconscious wife from the burning house.
2nd Jun '16 9:31:40 AM IsadorLevi
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* In the final act of ''Videogame/{{Bloodborne}}'', [[spoiler: Gehrman]] sets the workshop in the Hunter's Dream on fire to signify the end of the hunt, which can still be walked into and interacted with without difficulty. Justified by the fact that it exists inside an ethereal dream world.
28th Mar '16 7:49:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* Averted in ''TheTerminator''. When Kyle Reese manages to blow up the fuel truck that the eponymous cyborg is driving, the ensuing fireball burns away the Terminator's clothing and flesh, revealing the metal skeleton underneath. The metal is also shown to be a very strong futuristic alloy.

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* Averted in ''TheTerminator''.''Film/TheTerminator''. When Kyle Reese manages to blow up the fuel truck that the eponymous cyborg is driving, the ensuing fireball burns away the Terminator's clothing and flesh, revealing the metal skeleton underneath. The metal is also shown to be a very strong futuristic alloy.
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