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15th Feb '17 9:03:19 PM jamespolk
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** [[Series/{{Monk}} Adrian Monk's]] many phobias include vertigo, of course, and the scene in the pilot where Monk grips a ladder a few steps off the ground, unable to go {{Roofhopping}} after a criminal, is similar to ''Vertigo'''s.

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** [[Series/{{Monk}} Adrian Monk's]] many phobias include vertigo, of course, and * In ''Film/{{Shoeshine}}'' the scene in boys from the pilot where Monk grips a ladder a few steps off the ground, unable to go {{Roofhopping}} juvenile prison do this after a criminal, is similar to ''Vertigo'''s.breaking out of an upper window.
13th Feb '17 7:04:04 AM gravious
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* In the second ''VideoGame/{{Thief}}'' game, you use the "Thieves Highway" to get to Angelwatch.
7th Feb '17 1:05:30 PM EDP
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** Also, Minako pulled it off on screen, once. Not Sailor Venus, ''[[BadassNormal Minako]]''. Just because walking from the road to Usagi's room the normal way was too slow.

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** Also, Minako pulled it off on screen, once. Not Sailor Venus, ''[[BadassNormal Minako]]''. Just because walking from the road to Usagi's room the normal way was too slow. And [[DullSurprise Usagi's reaction]] implies she does it fairly often.
28th Jan '17 10:00:52 AM Nettik
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* Used in ''Series/TheGetDown'' in the meeting scene between Ezekiel and Shaolin Fantastic.
23rd Nov '16 3:58:07 AM AirofMystery
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* One of the first cities ever built by humans was called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%87atalh%C3%B6y%C3%BCk#Archaeology Çatalhöyük]], (roughly) pronounced "Cha-tal-her-yik". All the houses were clumped so closely together that the entrance was generally on the roof, and the rooftops acted as streets. Since then, humans invented [[BoringButPractical the front door]].
18th Nov '16 6:31:10 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* Arf does this in ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' after [[spoiler: Bardiche and Raising Heart are damaged while clashing over a Jewel Seed]].

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* Arf does this in ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' after [[spoiler: Bardiche and Raising Heart are damaged while clashing over a Jewel Seed]].
8th Nov '16 5:22:32 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/RumbleInTheBronx'', where JackieChan jumped from a parking garage to a fire escape, breaking his ankle.

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* ''Film/RumbleInTheBronx'', where JackieChan Creator/JackieChan jumped from a parking garage to a fire escape, breaking his ankle.
26th Oct '16 4:39:04 AM ChronoLegion
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** Even more averted in ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'', where Edward spends most of his time away from big cities, either on ships, deserted islands, forts, or small port towns.
4th Sep '16 8:17:33 AM Korodzik
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* One of the characters in ''Literature/TheAlienist'' demonstrates remarkable abilities traveling roofs and other urban structures.

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* One of the characters The killer in ''Literature/TheAlienist'' demonstrates remarkable abilities traveling roofs and other urban structures.structures. Not surprising, as he feels best when he's away from society, and up on the rooftops he feels alone and powerful.
8th Aug '16 4:36:43 AM TroperDoper
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* In the last issue of ''ComicBook/{{BuffytheVampireSlayer}}'' season eight, Buffy is seen leaping from rooftop to rooftop.
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