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19th Apr '17 4:10:09 PM NNinja
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* ''VisualNovel/ZeroTimeDilemma'' has safecracking as part of a puzzle in the infirmary. Since this was supposed to be solvable puzzle (in-universe, not just as game mechanic), and safe was ''meant'' to be unlocked this way, trope is {{Justified}}.
7th Apr '17 4:41:18 PM nombretomado
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* Safecrackers is one of the games played on ''ThePriceIsRight''. A big prize is locked behind a vault and contestants have to use 3 numbers on the vault by guessing the price of a small item. (Ironically, one contestant who the game in the 80s was a locksmith and another was a police officer.)

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* Safecrackers is one of the games played on ''ThePriceIsRight''.''Series/ThePriceIsRight''. A big prize is locked behind a vault and contestants have to use 3 numbers on the vault by guessing the price of a small item. (Ironically, one contestant who the game in the 80s was a locksmith and another was a police officer.)
19th Feb '17 2:02:38 AM ShadowFighter88
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* For those who tend to use hotel safes when travelling, some models have a rather simple backdoor. Namely that the default combination still works even after you've set your own combination. Usually best to try this backdoor yourself before you go relying on the safe to keep your stuff secure.
9th Feb '17 5:15:54 PM ANTMuddle
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* ''Series/{{Leverage}}:'' Parker's specialty, seeing as how she ''is'' The Thief of the team.
7th Jan '17 9:37:37 PM nombretomado
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* ''EternalDarkness'' had the lead character Alex unlock an old safe through the use of a 200-year-old Stethoscope.
* Made fun of in ''[[SpyroTheDragon Spyro: Attack of the Rhynocs]]''. After delivering a number of tools to the Master Thief, he demonstrates his skills as he opens the safe that holds the Heart of his Realm. He starts out by listening to the safe with a stethoscope while turning the dial, but then transitions to using a hammer and a crowbar, and then finally just blows the safe up. Made even sillier than it seems by the fact that since it's ''his'' safe to begin with, the Master Thief should have known the combination.
* ''{{Safecracker}}'' places the protagonist in the headquarters of a prestigious safe-manufacturing firm known as Crabb & Sons, as part of a job interview - crack all the safes and open the final vault in the span of 12 hours, and you're hired. The safes vary from cleverly hidden that need special keys, to novelty boxes that can be opened by completing a puzzle, and none of them rely on the traditional methods of safecracking. (Except for the tried and true "figure out where they wrote down the combination" gambit.)

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* ''EternalDarkness'' ''VideoGame/EternalDarkness'' had the lead character Alex unlock an old safe through the use of a 200-year-old Stethoscope.
* Made fun of in ''[[SpyroTheDragon Spyro: Attack of the Rhynocs]]''.''VideoGame/SpyroAttackOfTheRhynocs''. After delivering a number of tools to the Master Thief, he demonstrates his skills as he opens the safe that holds the Heart of his Realm. He starts out by listening to the safe with a stethoscope while turning the dial, but then transitions to using a hammer and a crowbar, and then finally just blows the safe up. Made even sillier than it seems by the fact that since it's ''his'' safe to begin with, the Master Thief should have known the combination.
* ''{{Safecracker}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Safecracker}}'' places the protagonist in the headquarters of a prestigious safe-manufacturing firm known as Crabb & Sons, as part of a job interview - crack all the safes and open the final vault in the span of 12 hours, and you're hired. The safes vary from cleverly hidden that need special keys, to novelty boxes that can be opened by completing a puzzle, and none of them rely on the traditional methods of safecracking. (Except for the tried and true "figure out where they wrote down the combination" gambit.)
31st Dec '16 5:42:12 AM Jake
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* This was Vila's specialty in ''Series/BlakesSeven'', with various high-tech tools instead of a stethoscope, though he usually only got to use his talents on locked doors to [[PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny Terran Federation]] military installations.
2nd Dec '16 2:13:47 AM Alvin
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* Creator/OHenry's ''A Retrieved Reform''/''A Retrieved Reformation''/''Alias Jimmy Valentine'' begins with a safecracker getting out of prison by a pardon.
4th Sep '16 11:23:31 PM erforce
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-->-- '''''Series/BurnNotice''''', "Scatter Point"

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-->-- '''''Series/BurnNotice''''', ''Series/BurnNotice'', "Scatter Point"



* A ''ThePinkPanther'' cartoon shows this trope taken UpToEleven with AmusingInjuries quite obviously PlayedForLaughs, including StockCostumeTraits too.

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* A ''ThePinkPanther'' ''WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther'' cartoon shows this trope taken UpToEleven with AmusingInjuries quite obviously PlayedForLaughs, including StockCostumeTraits too.
15th Aug '16 10:55:09 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget does this in the opening sequence and finds DaChief (with a message for him) inside it.
15th Aug '16 10:53:27 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* Safecrackers is one of the games played on ''ThePriceIsRight''. A big prize is locked behind a vault and contestants have to use 3 numbers on the vault by guessing the price of a small item.

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* Safecrackers is one of the games played on ''ThePriceIsRight''. A big prize is locked behind a vault and contestants have to use 3 numbers on the vault by guessing the price of a small item. (Ironically, one contestant who the game in the 80s was a locksmith and another was a police officer.)
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