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25th Jul '16 8:00:21 PM MrNickelodeon
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* Ooblar in ''Ride/JimmyNeutronsNicktoonBlast'' purposely leads Jimmy, Carl, and the riders into Planet Yolkus just so he and King Goobot can trap them and have Poultra kill them.
* In ''Ride/MenInBlackAlienAttack'', one alien pretends to be an innocent alien, only to reveal to the riders that they just walked right into an ambush.

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Ooblar in ''Ride/JimmyNeutronsNicktoonBlast'' purposely leads Jimmy, Carl, and the riders into Planet Yolkus just so he and King Goobot can trap them and have Poultra kill them.
* ** In ''Ride/MenInBlackAlienAttack'', one alien pretends to be an innocent alien, only to reveal to the riders that they just walked right into an ambush.ambush.
** Lord Darkenon in ''Theatre/PoseidonsFury'' tricks the guests, along with the attraction's guide, into walking into a secret chamber that he soon shuts all possible exits to.
25th May '16 2:58:00 PM SteveMB
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' episode [[Recap/BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE25TheClockKing "The Clock King"]], Batman can tracks the title villain to a BankRobbery only to find that he has been [[LockedInAFreezer Locked in a Bank Vault]] that is really a GasChamber, while the villain enacts the real EvilPlan.

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* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'':
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In the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' episode [[Recap/BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE25TheClockKing "The Clock King"]], Batman can tracks the title villain to a BankRobbery only to find that he has been [[LockedInAFreezer Locked in a Bank Vault]] that is really a GasChamber, while the villain enacts the real EvilPlan.EvilPlan.
** In [[Recap/TheNewBatmanAdventuresE21MadLove "Mad Love"]], Harley [[FakeDefector pretends to betray the Joker]] in order to capture Batman so she can kill him so he'll stop [[MurderTheHypotenuse distracting Mistah J's attention away from her]].
25th May '16 2:54:28 PM SteveMB
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If the trap is blatantly obvious, this becomes SchmuckBait. If it's so obvious the character recognizes it for what it is, but then elects to walk into it anyway, it's TrapIsTheOnlyOption.

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If the trap is blatantly obvious, this becomes SchmuckBait. If it's so obvious the character recognizes it for what it is, but then elects to walk into it anyway, it's TrapIsTheOnlyOption. \n If the person springing the trap isn't even trying to hide his intentions, he may tell the target to ComeAlone.
14th May '16 11:18:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/{{Shakara}}'': The Hierarchy use one of the dead Shakara race's lost artifacts to lay a trap for Shakara when he comes to inspect it, sending in a strike force of Teknosaurs, Xorn, and Buggerians.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Shakara}}'': The Hierarchy use one of the dead Shakara race's lost artifacts to lay a trap for Shakara when he comes to inspect it, sending in a strike force of Teknosaurs, Xorn, Thornax, and Buggerians.
14th May '16 9:58:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/{{Shakara}}'': The Hierarchy use one of the dead Shakara race's lost artifacts to lay a trap for Shakara when he comes to inspect it, sending in a strike force of Teknosaurs, Xorn, and Buggerians.
4th Apr '16 1:26:18 AM Az_Tech341
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* ''Franchise/StarWars Episode Vi: Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'': Not only is the shield still up, and not only is the Imperial Fleet on the scene to pin the [[LaResistance Rebel Fleet]] down, but it turns out that the half-completed Death Star is [[SuperweaponSurprise quite operational when they arrive]].

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* ''Franchise/StarWars Episode Vi: VI: Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'': Not only is the shield still up, and not only is the Imperial Fleet on the scene to pin the [[LaResistance Rebel Fleet]] down, but it turns out that the half-completed Death Star is [[SuperweaponSurprise quite operational when they arrive]].
28th Mar '16 5:22:36 AM LordGro
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->''"[[MemeticMutation It's a trap!]]"''

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->''"[[MemeticMutation It's ->''"It's a trap!]]"''trap!"''
12th Mar '16 5:35:51 PM eroock
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* Marvel in ''Film/TheHungerGames'' traps Rue in an InescapableNet in order to attract and shoot Katniss. It doesn't work out for him.
8th Feb '16 6:37:00 AM Knight20
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* ''Film/TwentyYearsAfter'': Sara's group gets ambushed when going into another city by some survivors that want her baby.
31st Jan '16 1:27:18 PM FekketCantenel
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* The main character in ''Literature/EdenGreen'' is infected with an alien needle symbiote after the villain exploits her curiosity in order to lure her into a secluded trap.
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