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6th May '16 7:10:13 AM aye_amber
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* ''TheCannonballRun''. Seymour's car (which was actually the Aston-Martin DB V from the James Bond movies) uses an oil slick to ditch a pursuing police car.

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* ''TheCannonballRun''.''Film/TheCannonballRun''. Seymour's car (which was actually the Aston-Martin DB V from the James Bond movies) uses an oil slick to ditch a pursuing police car.
2nd May '16 4:01:26 AM JackG
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* ''Film/{{Hopscotch}}'' features a pickup truck carrying a barrel of oil in its bed and a release mechanism in its cab, for this very purpose.

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* ''Film/{{Hopscotch}}'' features a pickup truck carrying a barrel of oil in its bed and a release mechanism in its cab, for this very purpose.purpose (the protagonist pretends it's for surfacing the driveway of a house he's building).
2nd May '16 3:57:59 AM JackG
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* ''Film/TerminatorSalvation''. Kyle Reese throws an oil drum off the back of their vehicle and shoots it with his shotgun, sending one of the pursuing Moto-Terminators hurling out of control (it had already shown an ability to use its AI to avoid other objects, but a sudden splash of liquid across the road was apparently too difficult).

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* ''Film/TerminatorSalvation''. Kyle Reese throws an oil drum off the back of their vehicle and shoots it with his shotgun, sending one of the pursuing Moto-Terminators hurling out of control (it -- it had already shown an ability to use its AI to avoid other objects, ArtificialIntelligence for collision avoidance, but a sudden the splash of liquid across the road was apparently too difficult).
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2nd May '16 3:53:58 AM JackG
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* ''Film/TerminatorSalvation''. Kyle Reese throws an oil drum off the back of their vehicle and shoots it with his shotgun, sending one of the pursuing Moto-Terminators hurling out of control (it had already shown an ability to use its AI to avoid other objects, but a sudden splash of liquid across the road was apparently too difficult).
6th Apr '16 5:30:48 AM Adept
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* One of the standard vehicular devices in Steve Jackson Games' ''CarWars''.

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* One of the standard vehicular devices in Steve Jackson Games' ''CarWars''.''TabletopGame/CarWars''.
16th Mar '16 2:25:38 AM MasoTey
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* ''Truck Bearing Kibble'' parodies and deconstructs the trope when applying it [[https://www.flickr.com/photos/92542819@N03/8411178771/ to water]].

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* ''Truck Bearing Kibble'' (source of the page image) parodies and deconstructs the trope when applying it [[https://www.flickr.com/photos/92542819@N03/8411178771/ to water]].
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* Doubtless in ''WackyRaces'' at some point.
** In "Real Gone Ape" to be more precise. Dick Dastardly used the trick and it backfired on him as the gorilla he had previously hypnotized tripped on the oil and fell on the Mean Machine, crashing it.

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* Doubtless in ''WackyRaces'' at some point.
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** In "Real Gone Ape" to be more precise. Ape," Dick Dastardly used the trick and it backfired on him as the gorilla he had previously hypnotized tripped on the oil and fell on the Mean Machine, crashing it.
9th Jan '16 11:53:42 PM eroock
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* ''Truck Bearing Kibble'' parodies and deconstructs the trope when applying it [[https://www.flickr.com/photos/92542819@N03/8411178771/ to water]].
24th Dec '15 8:40:30 PM Roxor
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* ''VideoGame/WackyWheels'' has an oil slick pickup which when dropped makes anyone who hits it give a good spin on the spot, requiring them to waste time reorienting themselves to point the right way on the track.
12th Jun '15 7:14:05 PM SirPellucidar
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* The Garbageman uses this on the turtles in an episode of 2003 TMNT
7th May '15 4:05:04 PM nombretomado
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* The "TrickArrow" powerset in ''CityOfHeroes'' includes an Oil Slick Arrow. The oil slick it creates can catch on fire.

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* The "TrickArrow" powerset in ''CityOfHeroes'' ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' includes an Oil Slick Arrow. The oil slick it creates can catch on fire.
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