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16th Sep '17 11:14:00 AM nombretomado
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* This exact trope -- a spy dangling from a body rope to hack into computers -- is used in the ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'' GameBoyAdvance game.

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* This exact trope -- a spy dangling from a body rope to hack into computers -- is used in the ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'' GameBoyAdvance UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance game.
27th Aug '17 5:32:46 PM WillKeaton
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* There's is a segment in ''VideoGame/SpyFiction'' where you must access a computer in a high security room and the entire sequence plays out almost exactly as it occurs in ''Mission Impossible.''
27th Aug '17 5:26:50 PM WillKeaton
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* [[http://redteams.net/blog/2013/rappelling-off-a-roof A penetration tester did the outside version once]]. It did however require that the windows be left open and access to the building roof. This flaw was then addressed.

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* [[http://redteams.net/blog/2013/rappelling-off-a-roof A penetration tester did the outside version once]]. once.]] It did however require that the windows be left open and access to the building roof. This flaw was then addressed.
30th Jul '17 6:27:56 PM foxley
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Grojband}}'': Grojband's groupies Kate and Allie do this when they break into Trina's room to steal her beloved Mr Moosehead toy for Corey. There are complications.
1st May '17 11:01:35 AM NegiSpongie
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* ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide'' had Ned attempt one of these out of the ceiling. Notable in that it was a principal's office and there were still lasers aplenty; also in that instead of dropping stealthily, Ned plummeted like a rock and then swung back and forth helplessly for the rest of the episode.

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* ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide'' had Ned attempt one of these out of the ceiling. Notable in that it was a principal's office science class and there were still lasers aplenty; a student notices Ned and greets him before leaving; also in that instead of dropping stealthily, Ned plummeted like a rock and then swung back and forth helplessly for helplessly, wrecking the rest of the episode.classroom.


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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Applejack's Day Off", Twilight is forced to do this as part of a crazy ritual that Applejack has in order to feed the pigs.
4th Sep '16 5:06:38 AM erforce
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* This trope predates ''Film/MissionImpossible'', the original ''Film/PinkPanther'' movie uses a variant.

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* This trope predates ''Film/MissionImpossible'', the original ''Film/PinkPanther'' ''[[Film/ThePinkPanther1963 Pink Panther]]'' movie uses a variant.
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.
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