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11th Jun '18 1:37:03 PM BeccARRR
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* In the ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'' episode "Death Race 2010", Panty and Stocking chase after a ghost appropriately named "Speed Freak" through the city. Every last police officer in Daten City ends up chasing after it as well in their efforts to stop him. They eventually all pile up on him in an effort to stop him. ''Thousands'' of police cars piling up into a mountain, but Speed Freak still easily tosses them aside.

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* In the ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'' episode "Death Race 2010", Panty and Stocking chase after a ghost appropriately named "Speed Freak" through the city. Every last police officer in Daten City ends up chasing after it as well in their efforts to stop him. They eventually all pile up on him in an effort to stop him. ''Thousands'' of police cars piling pile up into a mountain, mountain on top of him, but Speed Freak still easily tosses them aside.


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* It happens quite a lot generally in the ''Anime/LupinIII'' franchise as a whole, but is taken up to 11 in 'Anime/TheFumaConspiracy'' where the police chase our protagonists through a crowded market, across a river, over a rickety bridge '''and''' through a traditional Japanese bathhouse. The trope is somewhat subverted in that the police cars mostly survive the chase, but they still managed to cause a lot of property damage and mental scarring to the poor bathers.
7th Jun '18 9:08:08 PM dmcreif
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* Happens in first episode of season 2 of ''Series/StrangerThings'', in which a ChaseScene ends with three police cars crashing into another in front of a tunnel.

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* Happens in first episode of season 2 of ''Series/StrangerThings'', in which a ChaseScene police chase of some bank robbers ends with three police cars crashing into another Kali using her powers to make one of the officers imagine a tunnel ceiling collapsing in front of a tunnel.him, causing him to slam on the brakes, and then the two squad cars behind him to collide with him. Meanwhile, Kali's crew gets away unscathed.
30th May '18 12:34:05 PM Firebrand96
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* Cops in the ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'' series are completely reckless in their pursuit of the player -- they'll follow you off cliffs, into water, and plow through traffic, often causing explosive pile-ups. Sometimes the player's "Wanted" level will increase because so many cops have killed themselves in the chase. It gets even ''more'' ridiculous when, in ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity Vice City]]'', you turn on the cheat where going fast enough causes cars to ''[[SloMoBigAir fly]]''

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* Cops in the ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'' series are completely reckless in their pursuit of the player -- they'll follow you off cliffs, into water, and plow through traffic, often causing explosive pile-ups. Sometimes the player's "Wanted" level will increase because so many cops have killed themselves in the chase. It gets even ''more'' ridiculous when, in ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity Vice City]]'', you turn on the cheat where going fast enough causes cars to ''[[SloMoBigAir fly]]''fly]]''.
4th Apr '18 7:46:51 AM Odacon_Spy
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* Parodied again in ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'', where Cartman and Kyle are riding their Big Wheels to California. A CHP Cruiser spots them and gives chase, at what could be no faster than 5mph. Despite this, the Police Car somehow manages to lose control and flip over the median.

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* Parodied again in ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'', where Cartman and Kyle are riding their Big Wheels to California. A CHP Cruiser spots them and gives chase, [[LowSpeedChase at what could be no faster than 5mph.5mph]]. Despite this, the Police Car somehow manages to lose control and flip over the median.
12th Mar '18 3:59:05 PM Malady
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* When the cops are after you in ''{{Driver}}'', they seek to chase and ram you no matter at what costs, up to kamikaze-like head-on collisions when both you and the cops are driving at maximum speed. This is justified by the fact that nobody can get out of their car, and the squad cars are actually [[CarFu the police's only weapon]] against you. In the sequels, the cops are smarter, but still not smart enough not to chase you [[RampJump over ramps]].

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* When the cops are after you in ''{{Driver}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Driver}}'', they seek to chase and ram you no matter at what costs, up to kamikaze-like head-on collisions when both you and the cops are driving at maximum speed. This is justified by the fact that nobody can get out of their car, and the squad cars are actually [[CarFu the police's only weapon]] against you. In the sequels, the cops are smarter, but still not smart enough not to chase you [[RampJump over ramps]].
28th Jan '18 5:33:56 PM foxley
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* Happens in the ''Series/MacGyver'' episode "The Thief of Budapest".

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* Happens in the ''Series/MacGyver'' ''Series/MacGyver1985'' episode "The Thief of Budapest".Budapest". A lot of police cars get totalled as a result.
9th Dec '17 1:26:03 PM RedScharlach
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** And subverted again in several episodes before that. The most notable example would probably be Brad, Susie's ex husband, who became a paraplegic after a pursuit ended in a crash. He blames himself for what happened but listening to Brad and the pursuit controller he was at least as in control and unlemming like as most examples on this list, his only possible fault in hesitating to follow the order to terminate when he reports the suspect going 140 KPH (about 85 MPH) on a bad road.

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** And subverted again in several episodes before that. The most notable example would probably be Brad, Susie's ex husband, who became a paraplegic after a pursuit ended in a crash. He blames himself for what happened but listening to Brad and the pursuit controller he was at least as in control and unlemming like unlemming-like as most examples on this list, his only possible fault in hesitating to follow the order to terminate when he reports the suspect going 140 KPH (about 85 MPH) on a bad road.



* ''Series/{{JAG}}'': In "Dangerous Game", a Virginia deputy sheriff pursues a speeding car with civilian dressed Navy Seals and accidently gets himself killed. The Navy Seal who drove the other car stands trial for negligent homicide. While this is obviously not played for fun, the writers were genre-savvy enough to have the sheriff back at the station watching ''Film/SmokeyandtheBandit''.

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* ''Series/{{JAG}}'': In "Dangerous Game", a Virginia deputy sheriff pursues a speeding car with civilian dressed Navy Seals and accidently accidentally gets himself killed. The Navy Seal who drove the other car stands trial for negligent homicide. While this is obviously not played for fun, the writers were genre-savvy enough to have the sheriff back at the station watching ''Film/SmokeyandtheBandit''.
29th Oct '17 6:54:03 PM eroock
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* Happens in first episode of season 2 of ''Series/StrangerThings'', in which a ChaseScene ends with three police cars crashing into another in front of a tunnel.
15th Oct '17 9:51:01 AM DRCEQ
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* ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt''. Dear God, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hXqYHJ_kvg Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt]]. This has to be seen for yourself. Still, it may be a bit of a subversion in that the cops are on the protagonist's side, and they actually manage to do some real damage, even if it is, like expected of anything of lemming-like persuasion, the most pyrrhic victory ever.

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* ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt''. Dear God, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hXqYHJ_kvg In the ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'' episode "Death Race 2010", Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt]]. This has to be seen for yourself. Still, it may be chase after a bit of a subversion in that ghost appropriately named "Speed Freak" through the cops are city. Every last police officer in Daten City ends up chasing after it as well in their efforts to stop him. They eventually all pile up on the protagonist's side, and they actually manage him in an effort to do some real damage, even if it is, like expected stop him. ''Thousands'' of anything of lemming-like persuasion, the most pyrrhic victory ever.police cars piling up into a mountain, but Speed Freak still easily tosses them aside.
25th Feb '17 8:42:34 PM steam66
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* ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'': Metrocops/Civil Protection officers. Unlike the Combine Overwatch Soldiers, they don't really have a good grasp of tactics; cops will regularly charge toward you disregarding cover or environmental hazards, and they do so in large groups. Practically the only thing they care to avoid is thrown grenades. This can lead to some amusing moments early on in the game- particularly, during a segment of Route Kanal, a train comes down the tracks a squad of Metrocops happens to be rushing toward you on...
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