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14th May '16 2:49:18 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/ThrillSeekers'': Tom was doing live coverage of a fire at a power plant when a collapsing beam crushes both his colleagues. He later finds out that ''he'' was originally supposed to die there as well. It is only because a [[TimeTravelForFunAndProfit time traveling tourist from the future]] distracted him at the right moment that he survived in the first place.
24th Apr '16 4:50:30 AM jormis29
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* In the second ''VideoGame/{{Uncharted}}'' game, Jeff gets killed after pursuing Lazarevic into a war zone without bringing any cops or guards along with him

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* In the second ''VideoGame/{{Uncharted}}'' game, ''VideoGame/Uncharted2AmongThieves'', Jeff gets killed after pursuing Lazarevic into a war zone without bringing any cops or guards along with him
24th Apr '16 4:38:31 AM Ohio9
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* In the second ''VideoGame/Uncharted'' game, Jeff gets killed after pursuing Lazarevic into a war zone without bringing any cops or guards along with him

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* In the second ''VideoGame/Uncharted'' ''VideoGame/{{Uncharted}}'' game, Jeff gets killed after pursuing Lazarevic into a war zone without bringing any cops or guards along with him
24th Apr '16 4:37:58 AM Ohio9
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* In the second ''VideoGame/Uncharted'' game, Jeff gets killed after pursuing Lazarevic into a war zone without bringing any cops or guards along with him
9th Mar '16 6:46:55 PM RoseAndHeather
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* This trope sees your Anderson Cooper and raises you a Richard Engel, Chief Foreign Correspondent for NBC News -- aka "NBC News' widely recognized, highly respected, globe-trotting, bullet-dodging dreamboat." What he lacks om Cooper's geographic coverage, having spent the bulk (though by no means all) of his career in the Middle East, Central Europe and Asia, and Northern Africa, he more than makes up for in [[http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/25/AR2006102501982.html the sheer number of dangerous situations he's gotten himself into,]] to the point where he has a worrying habit of making his family and friends (including, most prominently, [[Series/TheRachelMaddowShow Rachel Maddow]]) ''very'' nervous. He snuck into Iraq in 2002 under the Saddam regime and was there for six years, living in people's spare rooms and couches under incredibly dangerous conditions, and seeing his friends and co-workers being killed and/or maimed around him (and he nearly got blown up). After that he reported from every nation involved in the Arab Spring, including Cairo the night Mubarak fell and rebel-held Libyan territory during the uprising against Ghaddafi (where he nearly got blown up ''on camera''). Then he topped himself ''again'' by sneaking into Syria post-descent into civil war, and was ''kidnapped and held for five days'' -- a situation he was sure he wouldn't get out of alive. After the latter incident, Maddow hugged him tightly and said, "Now you have to stay here and become a dentist." (He didn't, of course. He turned around and went right back to Syria.)

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* This trope sees your Anderson Cooper and raises you a Richard Engel, Chief Foreign Correspondent for NBC News -- aka "NBC News' widely recognized, highly respected, globe-trotting, bullet-dodging dreamboat." What he lacks om in Cooper's geographic coverage, having spent the bulk (though by no means all) of his career in the Middle East, Central Europe and Asia, and Northern Africa, he more than makes up for in [[http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/25/AR2006102501982.html the sheer number of dangerous situations he's gotten himself into,]] to the point where he has a worrying habit of making his family and friends (including, most prominently, [[Series/TheRachelMaddowShow Rachel Maddow]]) ''very'' nervous. He snuck into Iraq in 2002 under the Saddam regime and was there for six years, living in people's spare rooms and couches under incredibly dangerous conditions, and seeing his friends and co-workers being killed and/or maimed around him (and he nearly got blown up). After that he reported from every nation involved in the Arab Spring, including Cairo the night Mubarak fell and rebel-held Libyan territory during the uprising against Ghaddafi (where he nearly got blown up ''on camera''). Then he topped himself ''again'' by sneaking into Syria post-descent into civil war, and was ''kidnapped and held for five days'' -- a situation he was sure he wouldn't get out of alive. After the latter incident, Maddow hugged him tightly and said, "Now you have to stay here and become a dentist." (He didn't, of course. He turned around and went right back to Syria.)
9th Mar '16 6:46:11 PM RoseAndHeather
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* Creator/AndersonCooper's modus operandi seems to be: a) find the current most dangerous and/or destroyed area of the world; b) go there; and c) win lots of accolades. He has covered Hurricane Katrina, tsunamis in Japan and Sri Lanka, earthquakes in Haiti and the Philippines, Baghdad at the height of the war, the Balkan civil war, the Cedar Revolution in Lebanon, and the Arab Spring. He's reported amid hurricane winds, bombs going off behind him, flying street signs, famine, and floodwaters, and while in Egypt a) got punched in the face repeatedly and b) at one point refused to give his location on-air because reporters were in so much danger. There's a ''reason'' he spends so much time in a bulletproof vest.
* This trope sees your Anderson Cooper and raises you a Richard Engel, Chief Foreign Correspondent for NBC News -- aka "NBC News' widely recognized, highly respected, globe-trotting, bullet-dodging dreamboat." What he lacks Cooper's geographic coverage, having spent the bulk (though by no means all) of his career in the Middle East, Central Europe and Asia, and Northern Africa, he more than makes up for in [[http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/25/AR2006102501982.html the sheer number of dangerous situations he's gotten himself into,]] to the point where he has a worrying habit of making his family and friends (including, most prominently, [[Series/TheRachelMaddowShow Rachel Maddow]]) ''very'' nervous. He snuck into Iraq in 2002 under the Saddam regime and was there for six years, living in people's spare rooms and couches under incredibly dangerous conditions, and seeing his friends and co-workers being killed and/or maimed around him (and he nearly got blown up). After that he reported from every nation involved in the Arab Spring, including Cairo the night Mubarak fell and rebel-held Libyan territory during the uprising against Ghaddafi (where he nearly got blown up ''on camera''). Then he topped himself ''again'' by sneaking into Syria post-descent into civil war, and was ''kidnapped and held for five days'' -- a situation he was sure he wouldn't get out of alive. After the latter incident, Maddow hugged him tightly and said, "Now you have to stay here and become a dentist." (He didn't, of course. He turned around and went right back to Syria.)

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* Creator/AndersonCooper's modus operandi seems to be: a) find the current most dangerous and/or destroyed area of the world; b) go there; and c) win lots of accolades. He has covered Hurricane Katrina, tsunamis in Japan and Sri Lanka, earthquakes in Haiti and the Philippines, Baghdad at the height of the war, the Balkan civil war, the Cedar Revolution in Lebanon, and the Arab Spring. He's reported amid hurricane winds, bombs going off behind him, flying street signs, famine, and floodwaters, and while in Egypt a) got punched in the face repeatedly and b) at one point refused to give his location on-air because reporters were in so much danger. There's a ''reason'' he spends so much time in a bulletproof vest.
* This trope sees your Anderson Cooper and raises you a Richard Engel, Chief Foreign Correspondent for NBC News -- aka "NBC News' widely recognized, highly respected, globe-trotting, bullet-dodging dreamboat." What he lacks om Cooper's geographic coverage, having spent the bulk (though by no means all) of his career in the Middle East, Central Europe and Asia, and Northern Africa, he more than makes up for in [[http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/25/AR2006102501982.html the sheer number of dangerous situations he's gotten himself into,]] to the point where he has a worrying habit of making his family and friends (including, most prominently, [[Series/TheRachelMaddowShow Rachel Maddow]]) ''very'' nervous. He snuck into Iraq in 2002 under the Saddam regime and was there for six years, living in people's spare rooms and couches under incredibly dangerous conditions, and seeing his friends and co-workers being killed and/or maimed around him (and he nearly got blown up). After that he reported from every nation involved in the Arab Spring, including Cairo the night Mubarak fell and rebel-held Libyan territory during the uprising against Ghaddafi (where he nearly got blown up ''on camera''). Then he topped himself ''again'' by sneaking into Syria post-descent into civil war, and was ''kidnapped and held for five days'' -- a situation he was sure he wouldn't get out of alive. After the latter incident, Maddow hugged him tightly and said, "Now you have to stay here and become a dentist." (He didn't, of course. He turned around and went right back to Syria.)
23rd Feb '16 6:08:04 AM MegaMarioMan
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* ''RatchetAndClank'' gave us Darla Gratch (Channel 2 News), who has a tendency to get badly hurt wherever she reports. [[GoodThingYouCanHeal Good thing she's a robot]].

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* ''RatchetAndClank'' ''Franchise/RatchetAndClank'' gave us Darla Gratch (Channel 2 News), who has a tendency to get badly hurt wherever she reports. [[GoodThingYouCanHeal Good thing she's a robot]].
26th Jan '16 5:16:36 AM FuzzyBoots
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* The conspiracy nut radio show host in ''Film/TwentyTwelve'' is reporting live from Yellowstone as the supervolcano goes ker-blooie.

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* The conspiracy nut radio show host in ''Film/TwentyTwelve'' ''Film/TwoThousandTwelve'' is reporting live from Yellowstone as the supervolcano goes ker-blooie.
25th Dec '15 6:28:40 PM Nohbody
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* ''WesternAnimation/TrippingTheRift'' has a reporter covering the new phenomenon of "evil" that Chode has introduced (ItMakesSenseInContext). He is explaining the concept of "stealing" when someone demands the microphone, and shoots the reporter when he refuses to hand it over.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TrippingTheRift'' has a reporter covering the new phenomenon of "evil" that Chode has introduced (ItMakesSenseInContext).introduced. He is explaining the concept of "stealing" when someone demands the microphone, and shoots the reporter when he refuses to hand it over.
9th Dec '15 6:00:15 PM RoseAndHeather
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-->'''Rachel Maddow''': NBC's Richard Engel is on the ground in Libya. He is in rebel-held territory. Unhappily for [PlatonicDeclarationOfLove us who know and love Richard]], he has filed tonight more uncomfortably dramatic footage showing him way too close for comfort to the live-fire, live-ammunition fighting that is going on there on the ground. That footage, and Richard, live, next.

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-->'''Rachel Maddow''': NBC's Richard Engel is on the ground in Libya. He is in rebel-held territory. Unhappily for [PlatonicDeclarationOfLove [[PlatonicDeclarationOfLove us who know and love Richard]], he has filed tonight more uncomfortably dramatic footage showing him way too close for comfort to the live-fire, live-ammunition fighting that is going on there on the ground. That footage, and Richard, live, next.
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