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30th Jun '16 7:52:26 PM Bissek
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* In the first Creator/TimDorsey novel, ''Florida Roadkill'', a Satanic assassin tries to kill Serge and Coleman. Unfortunately, he kneels to pray in the middle of a poorly lit highway in the middle of the night while wearing black and ends up getting run over by a bus full of devout Christians.
30th Jun '16 9:22:05 AM Willbyr
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* The first episode of ''WeissKreuz'' opens with a girl named Michiru waving goodbye to her boyfriend, who gets on his bike and is suddenly run over by a van. And by "run over" I mean ''it fell on him from an overpass, on fire, covered in ninjas.''

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* The first episode of ''WeissKreuz'' ''Anime/WeissKreuz'' opens with a girl named Michiru waving goodbye to her boyfriend, who gets on his bike and is suddenly run over by a van. And by "run over" I mean ''it fell on him from an overpass, on fire, covered in ninjas.''
6th Jun '16 1:07:08 PM nighttrainfm
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* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' Dean sallies forth straight into the path of an oncoming car. He flies through the air, makes several crunchy noises, and dies. But don't worry. He gets better. Heeeat of the moment...

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
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In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' "Mystery Spot", Dean sallies forth straight into the path of an oncoming car. He flies through the air, makes several crunchy noises, and dies. But don't worry. He gets better. [[GroundhogDayLoop Heeeat of the moment...]]
6th Jun '16 1:05:46 PM nighttrainfm
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* ''Series/{{Life On Mars|2006}}'', more than once.

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* ''Series/{{Life On Mars|2006}}'', more than once.Mars|2006}}'':
** The series kicks off with the protagonist being hit by a car and waking up in the 70s, unsure if he's a time traveller, in a coma or delusional.
3rd May '16 9:23:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* Parodied in the ''ScaryMovie'' series, where someone is unexpectedly hit by a car or bus at the end of ''every movie''.

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* Parodied in the ''ScaryMovie'' ''Film/ScaryMovie'' series, where someone is unexpectedly hit by a car or bus at the end of ''every movie''.
12th Apr '16 12:57:18 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''DeadLikeMe'' has a couple of deaths this way, one from a yuppie guy in the convertible.

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* ''DeadLikeMe'' ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' has a couple of deaths this way, one from a yuppie guy in the convertible.



* ''TheSoup'' has been known to edit speeding bus attacks into clips that they feel need it.

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* ''TheSoup'' ''Series/TheSoup'' has been known to edit speeding bus attacks into clips that they feel need it.



* ''{{Reno 911}}'', multiple times. Once, twice in the same scene.

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* ''{{Reno ''Series/{{Reno 911}}'', multiple times. Once, twice in the same scene.



* Used with odd hilarity in ''CrossingJordan'' when the bastard of the week survives fugu poisoning and an almost-autopsy, and leaves the building threatening legal action....and promptly gets smooshed by a car.

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* Used with odd hilarity in ''CrossingJordan'' ''Series/CrossingJordan'' when the bastard of the week survives fugu poisoning and an almost-autopsy, and leaves the building threatening legal action....and promptly gets smooshed by a car.



* In the first episode of ''MyNameIsEarl'', the title character realises he has a winning lottery ticket and, wildly celebrating, runs into the road and gets hit by a car, causing him to lose the ticket, though he gets it back after he leaves hospital and decides to be TheAtoner. Becomes a running joke, usually when LaserGuidedKarma shows up.

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* In the first episode of ''MyNameIsEarl'', ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'', the title character realises he has a winning lottery ticket and, wildly celebrating, runs into the road and gets hit by a car, causing him to lose the ticket, though he gets it back after he leaves hospital and decides to be TheAtoner. Becomes a running joke, usually when LaserGuidedKarma shows up.



* In the beginning of episode 111 of ''{{The Hard Times of RJ Berger}}'', Lily is nearly hit by a bus. The bus driver says that the school cannot replace the brakes because of budget cuts. [[spoiler: At the end of the episode she walks into the street without looking and is hit by the same bus.]]

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* In the beginning of episode 111 of ''{{The ''Series/{{The Hard Times of RJ Berger}}'', Lily is nearly hit by a bus. The bus driver says that the school cannot replace the brakes because of budget cuts. [[spoiler: At the end of the episode she walks into the street without looking and is hit by the same bus.]]
9th Apr '16 11:43:39 AM AtticusOmundson
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[[caption-width-right:350:[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmYrWXhFf4c "You are not gonna believe what almost just happened!"]]]]
18th Mar '16 2:02:02 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''TheSarahConnorChronicles'', Terminators show utterly no ability to Look Both Ways.

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* In ''TheSarahConnorChronicles'', ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'', Terminators show utterly no ability to Look Both Ways.
8th Mar '16 5:41:33 AM Toxicworld
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* Played for laughs in [[spoiler: the stinger of]] the Nostalgia Critic's review of ''[[film/TheWickerMan]]''. See the film's use above, but NC refuses to give this trope any kind of atmosphere, pointing out that Nicholas Cage's hallucination of the little girl getting hit by a big rig takes place... on a boat? Later on, [[spoiler: a conversation between him and some Nic Cage fans ends with him getting hit by the same 18-wheeler... inside a bar.]]
8th Mar '16 5:37:08 AM Toxicworld
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* Played for laughs in [[spoiler: the stinger of]] the Nostalgia Critic's review of ''[[film/TheWickerMan]]''. See the film's use above, but NC refuses to give this trope any kind of atmosphere, pointing out that Nicholas Cage's hallucination of the little girl getting hit by a big rig takes place... on a boat? Later on, [[spoiler: a conversation between him and some Nic Cage fans ends with him getting hit by the same 18-wheeler... inside a bar.]]
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