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10th Sep '17 11:33:39 AM GrammarNavi
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* Shane kidnaps JD in this way in ''HarpersIsland'', wrongly assuming that JD murdered Kelly.

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* Shane kidnaps JD in this way in ''HarpersIsland'', ''Series/HarpersIsland'', wrongly assuming that JD murdered Kelly.
7th Aug '17 2:08:23 PM Gemser
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* ''VideoGame/HauntingStarringPolterguy'': One of poltergeist Polterguy's jump scares. In the garage he can make a tied up person make appear in the trunk in Vito's car.
17th Jul '17 11:40:37 PM HeroGal2347
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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'': "The Good Muddahs" features the variant where someone is stuffed in the trunk in order to effect a getaway from the authorities. Specifically, the Nephews, Bubba and Webby stuff the Beagle Babes into their own trunk, [[ChaseScene and drive away pursued by two stupid rookie cops.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'': ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'': "The Good Muddahs" features the variant where someone is stuffed in the trunk in order to effect a getaway from the authorities. Specifically, the Nephews, Bubba and Webby stuff the Beagle Babes into their own trunk, [[ChaseScene and drive away pursued by two stupid rookie cops.]]
1st Jul '17 3:58:49 PM StarTropes
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* In one episode of ''{{Series/NCIS}}'', the Creep of the Week is holding a navy officer for ransom, keeping her in the trunk of a car. This leads to a race against time to find her, as said Creep didn't know she had asthma (and therefore was in danger of suffocation before his deadline would come).

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* ''{{Series/NCIS}}'':
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In one episode of ''{{Series/NCIS}}'', episode, the Creep of the Week is holding a navy officer for ransom, keeping her in the trunk of a car. This leads to a race against time to find her, as said Creep didn't know she had asthma (and therefore was in danger of suffocation before his deadline would come).come).
** Another episode has Gibbs hide himself in the trunk as part of a rescue mission for Director Shepard. He's still in the trunk when he shoots the kidnapper.
19th Jun '17 4:19:36 AM JackG
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* ''Series/TheProfessionals''. Doyle is put in a trunk by the bad guys for later disposal, only for the car to be stolen by joyriding hoodlums. He eventually gets himself free and the car gets driven off the road for no apparent reason. No-one was harmed though as there were only a [[SpecialEffectsFailure couple of crash test dummies in the front seat]].

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* ''Series/TheProfessionals''. ''Series/TheProfessionals''.
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Doyle is put in a trunk by the bad guys for later disposal, only for the car to be stolen by joyriding hoodlums. He eventually gets himself free and the car gets driven off the road for no apparent reason. No-one was harmed though as there were only a [[SpecialEffectsFailure couple of crash test dummies in the front seat]].seat]].
** In "Servant with Two Masters", Bodie has a thug BoundAndGagged and throws him in the back of his car for safekeeping. Then Doyle comes along and finds the vehicle rocking as the thug struggles to free himself.
-->'''Doyle:''' [[DontComeAKnockin Don't tell me he's found a milkmaid?]]
13th Jun '17 12:16:00 AM jamespolk
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* Film/{{Jawbreaker}}: Courtney and her GirlPosse play a prank on Liz that involves tying her up and carrying her in the trunk of the car. This turns out to be [[DeadlyPrank a very bad idea.]]

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* Film/{{Jawbreaker}}: ''Film/{{Jawbreaker}}'': Courtney and her GirlPosse play a prank on Liz that involves tying her up and carrying her in the trunk of the car. This turns out to be [[DeadlyPrank a very bad idea.]]


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* ''Film/FogOverFrisco'': Arlene's corpse is eventually discovered in the trunk of her car. But the IntrepidReporter who discovers it doesn't tell anyone right away, which leads to Arlene's stepsister Val hurriedly driving away in the car, with Arlene's body still in the trunk. And that in turn leads to a pretty amazingly ghastly scene for 1934, in which the "rumble seat" trunk is opened, causing Arlene's body to flip up and her rigor-stiffened arms to point at the sky.
11th Jun '17 2:17:10 PM nombretomado
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* On ''WWERaw'' Wrestling/Kane and Wrestling/TripleH were in a feud (the [[SarcasmMode ever popular]] Katie Vick angle), and at the end of the episode Kane tossed Trip into a car's trunk and drove off - but then we saw the car trunk pop open just as they were going to black! Oops. Dealt with at the top of the next episode:

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* On ''WWERaw'' ''Wrestling/WWERaw'' Wrestling/Kane and Wrestling/TripleH were in a feud (the [[SarcasmMode ever popular]] Katie Vick angle), and at the end of the episode Kane tossed Trip into a car's trunk and drove off - but then we saw the car trunk pop open just as they were going to black! Oops. Dealt with at the top of the next episode:
3rd Jun '17 9:09:46 PM Linda58
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** Attempted in ''Film/TheLivingDaylights'' as a means of smuggling out a defector, until Bond overrules the plan:

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** Attempted Suggested by Saunders in ''Film/TheLivingDaylights'' as a means of smuggling out a defector, until Bond overrules the plan:


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*** After they successfully get the defector out Bond's way, Bond and Saunders reach the border and the border guards... [[BrickJoke checking out the boot of the car]]. Saunders looks a bit put-out.
26th Apr '17 8:32:05 PM bobg
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* ''VideoGame/RidesWithStrangers'': Muffled screaming and banging can be heard coming from the trunk of Father Donald's car. You can't do anything to help the poor bastard, so it can be assumed that Donald kills him offscreen after the events of the ride.
19th Mar '17 6:20:10 PM WillDraco
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* This was a popular method of getting people into drive-in movies without paying. Used in ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightFoot'' and ''Film/Grease''.

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* This was a popular method of getting people into drive-in movies without paying. Used in ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightFoot'' and ''Film/Grease''.''{{Film/Grease}}''.
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