History Main / MissionImpossibleCableDrop

1st Aug '16 1:36:16 PM WoodyAlien3rd
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* Referenced at around 1:50 in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LRCynXVxSU this]] weird CG music video featuring Rashni, a forgotten [[VirtualCelebrity cartoon character]] who sang Italo Disco songs.
9th Jul '16 3:45:43 PM AurumCalendula
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* A version of this was done in the ''Series/WonderWoman'' episode "The Queen and the Thief"
6th Apr '16 5:29:33 AM FloydPinkerton
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* Parodied in ''SpyHard''.
12th Mar '16 11:03:46 AM KidDynamite
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* In her first appearance on ''Series/{{Highlander}}'', Amanda used one as part of a heist, as the alarm was rigged to a pressure-sensitive floor. When she had the item she wanted to steal, Duncan appeared in a balcony. He tossed a coin to determine whether or not he should call the cops on her and her accomplice, then "missed" catching the coin, which hit the floor and set off the alarms.

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* In her first appearance on ''Series/{{Highlander}}'', Amanda used one as part of a heist, as the alarm was rigged to avoid a pressure-sensitive floor. floor alarm. When she had the item she wanted to steal, steal but before her accomplice could pull her up, Duncan appeared in a balcony. balcony. He tossed a coin to determine whether or not he should call the cops on her and her accomplice, them, then "missed" catching the coin, which hit the floor and set off the alarms.



* Supposedly, the WWF were trying to replicate WCW's stunt of Wrestling/{{Sting}} regularly drop to the ring on a cable to attack opponents (usually the Wrestling/NewWorldOrder). After Owen's death, Sting would repel from the ceiling instead of being lowered on a cable.

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* Supposedly, the WWF were trying to replicate WCW's stunt of Wrestling/{{Sting}} regularly drop dropping to the ring on a cable to attack opponents (usually the Wrestling/NewWorldOrder). After Owen's death, Sting would repel from the ceiling instead of being lowered on a cable.
12th Mar '16 10:57:38 AM KidDynamite
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* In her first appearance on ''Series/{{Highlander}}'', Amanda used one as part of a heist, as the alarm was rigged to a pressure-sensitive floor. When she had the item she wanted to steal, Duncan appeared in a balcony. He tossed a coin to determine whether or not he should call the cops on her and her accomplice, then "missed" catching the coin, which hit the floor and set off the alarms.



* A similar stunt led to the tragic death of OwenHart. As the masked, buffoonish superhero "Blue Blazer," he was to be lowered on a cable to ground level, only to become tangled in the line just above the ring, a stunt he had performed a few times before. He would then have used a quick release to fall a few feet, comically, on his face. However, a malfunction or unintentional release caused him to fall from over 70 feet, leading to his death.

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* A similar stunt led to the tragic death of OwenHart.Wrestling/OwenHart. As the masked, buffoonish superhero "Blue Blazer," he was to be lowered on a cable to ground level, only to become tangled in the line just above the ring, a stunt he had performed a few times before. He would then have used a quick release to fall a few feet, comically, on his face. However, a malfunction or unintentional release caused him to fall from over 70 feet, leading to his death.death.
* Supposedly, the WWF were trying to replicate WCW's stunt of Wrestling/{{Sting}} regularly drop to the ring on a cable to attack opponents (usually the Wrestling/NewWorldOrder). After Owen's death, Sting would repel from the ceiling instead of being lowered on a cable.
22nd Feb '16 11:47:37 AM Temmere
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': In "A Streetcar Named Marge," Maggie uses the ripcord of a talking Krusty doll to descend from an air vent to steal some keys on top of a desk.
10th Feb '16 8:35:30 AM Indori
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* A similar stunt led to the tragic death of OwenHart. As the masked, buffoonish superhero "Blue Blazer," he was to be lowered on a cable to ground level, only to become tangled in the line just above the ring, a stunt he had performed a few times before. He would then have used a quick release to fall a few feet, comically, on his face. However, a malfunction or unintentional release caused him to fall from over 70 feet, leading to his death.
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1st Feb '16 6:57:41 AM Knight20
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* Done in the first heist of ''VideoGame/SlyCooperThievesInTime'' when Sly has to steal the dagger.
26th Jan '16 3:54:19 AM demonfiren
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* TruthInTelevision; a recent [[http://www.switched.com/2010/03/05/mission-impossible-style-best-buy-thieves-swipe-laptops-baffl/ theft]] from a Best Buy store seems to have involved this trope.

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* TruthInTelevision; a recent [[http://www.switched.com/2010/03/05/mission-impossible-style-best-buy-thieves-swipe-laptops-baffl/ theft]] from a Best Buy store seems to have involved this trope.
28th Nov '15 2:05:51 AM ultimomant
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/LittlestPetShop2012'' episode "Gailbreak!", Penny Ling attempts to sneak into Largest Ever Pet Shop this way, but the rope breaks and she falls to the floor.
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