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16th Sep '17 9:29:24 PM Dravencour
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* One of the victims in ''Film/PromNight'' gets killed after hiding from the killer in a storage closet and running into one of these.
21st Aug '17 1:09:32 PM Dravencour
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* A {{Jerkass}} non-main character whose karmic death would have been very satisfying if his corpse hadn't turned up in such a horrible, trauma-inducing way.

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* A {{Jerkass}} non-main character whose karmic death KarmicDeath would have been very satisfying if his corpse hadn't turned up in such a horrible, trauma-inducing way.
7th Aug '17 2:06:06 PM Gemser
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* ''VideoGame/HauntingStarringPolterguy'': Poltergeist Polterguy can summon a lot of them in various spots (e.g. the shower), they come with a surprising level of blood.
4th Jun '17 1:38:03 AM erforce
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* The ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' movies all climax with multiple Peek-A-Boo Corpses, in the form of previous victims, all popping up at once to terrorize the FinalGirl.
* ''Film/FridayThe13thPartVANewBeginning'' goes through the extra effort by having a corpse thrown through a window just scare the next intended victim.

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* The ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' ''Franchise/FridayThe13th''
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movies all climax with multiple Peek-A-Boo Corpses, in the form of previous victims, all popping up at once to terrorize the FinalGirl.
* ** ''Film/FridayThe13thPartVANewBeginning'' goes through the extra effort by having a corpse thrown through a window just scare the next intended victim.



* One of these very briefly (ahem) pops up in ''TheWickerMan'' when Sgt. Howie is searching the mortuary. Then again, what do you expect to find in a coffin? Of far more interest is [[ChekhovsGun the fact that it's only got one hand]].

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* One of these very briefly (ahem) pops up in ''TheWickerMan'' ''Film/TheWickerMan1973'' when Sgt. Howie is searching the mortuary. Then again, what do you expect to find in a coffin? Of far more interest is [[ChekhovsGun the fact that it's only got one hand]].
14th Oct '16 6:29:27 PM SithPanda16
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* The leftover lunch of the main monster or EldritchAbomination.

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* The leftover lunch of the main monster or EldritchAbomination.
14th Oct '16 6:28:55 PM SithPanda16
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* The leftover lunch of the main monster or EldritchAbomination.
2nd Oct '16 8:46:21 PM PaulA
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* Used in Creator/GlenCook's ''Sweet Silver Blues'', when a dried-up corpse falls out of a catacomb niche and spooks the heroes. Subverted in that [[spoiler: it fell out because a vampire-spawn was hiding behind the corpse, and had pushed it aside in order to attack!]]

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* Used in Creator/GlenCook's Literature/GarrettPI novel ''Sweet Silver Blues'', when a dried-up corpse falls out of a catacomb niche and spooks the heroes. Subverted in that [[spoiler: it [[spoiler:it fell out because a vampire-spawn was hiding behind the corpse, and had pushed it aside in order to attack!]]
8th Sep '16 12:10:54 PM Looneygamemaster
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** Creator/RobertMcKimson reused the gag in "The Prize Pest", with Bugs replaced by WesternAnimation/PorkyPig.
2nd Sep '16 7:05:37 AM REV6Pilot
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* ''VideoGame/FirstEnconunterAssaultRecon'' LOVES to do this. And it's one of the lesser kind of the many scares in the game.

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* ''VideoGame/FirstEnconunterAssaultRecon'' ''VideoGame/FirstEncounterAssaultRecon'' LOVES to do this. And it's one of the lesser kind of the many scares in the game.
2nd Sep '16 6:42:30 AM REV6Pilot
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* The game ''VideoGame/{{FEAR}}'' LOVES to do this. And it's one of the lesser scares in the game.
** ''VideoGame/{{Doom}} 3'' regularly does this too. In addition to falling out of closets and vent shafts, they are occasionally seen being levitated or otherwise manipulated by the demonic forces.

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* The game ''VideoGame/{{FEAR}}'' ''VideoGame/FirstEnconunterAssaultRecon'' LOVES to do this. And it's one of the lesser kind of the many scares in the game.
** * ''VideoGame/{{Doom}} 3'' regularly does this too.this. In addition to falling out of closets and vent shafts, they are occasionally seen being levitated or otherwise manipulated by the demonic forces.



** ''VideoGame/SilentHill3'', meanwhile, has a peek-a-boo corpse as part of a haunted house attraction that Heather finds herself getting stuck in. (And despite the fact that you are bracing for some kind of scare, when "Danny" makes his appearance it's still NightmareFuel.)

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** ''VideoGame/SilentHill3'', meanwhile, has a peek-a-boo corpse as part of a haunted house attraction that Heather finds herself getting stuck in. (And And despite the fact that you are bracing for some kind of scare, when "Danny" makes his appearance it's still NightmareFuel.)
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