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15th Jul '17 3:29:21 AM foxley
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* ''Series/FatherBrown'': A woman dies from falling down a staircase ten years before the events of "The Smallest of Things". An attempt to reopen the investigation into her death leads to a murder in the present-day.
1st Jul '17 10:00:43 PM Linda58
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* ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'' "DoomWorld" combines this with CherryTapping. Sara ends already laughably [[CurbStompBattle one-sided]] fight with [[FauxActionGirl Felicity]] by pushing her down a flight of stairs.

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* ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'' "DoomWorld" "[=DoomWorld=]" combines this with CherryTapping. Sara ends already laughably [[CurbStompBattle one-sided]] fight with [[FauxActionGirl Felicity]] by pushing her down a flight of stairs.
30th May '17 9:45:03 PM LB7979
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* One of the Literature/SweetValleyTwins books featured this happening to a girl who had abandonment issues and had been left alone for the weekend while her father was away on business and [[WickedStepmother his girlfriend flaked out on watching her to spend the weekend pampering herself]]. PlayedForDrama full stop as this nearly kills her and her father is horrified to discover how his girlfriend has been treating his daughter.

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* One of the Literature/SweetValleyTwins [[Literature/SweetValleyHigh SweetValleyTwins]] books featured this happening to a girl who had abandonment issues and had been left alone for the weekend while her father was away on business and [[WickedStepmother his girlfriend flaked out on watching her to spend the weekend pampering herself]]. PlayedForDrama full stop as this nearly kills her and her father is horrified to discover how his girlfriend has been treating his daughter.
24th May '17 7:23:16 PM Linda58
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* ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'' "DoomWorld" combines this with CherryTapping. Sara ends already laughably [[CurbStompBattle one-sided]] fight with [[FauxActionGirl Felicity]] by pushing her down a flight of stairs.
23rd Apr '17 9:57:36 AM nombretomado
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* One of the SweetValleyTwins books featured this happening to a girl who had abandonment issues and had been left alone for the weekend while her father was away on business and [[WickedStepmother his girlfriend flaked out on watching her to spend the weekend pampering herself]]. PlayedForDrama full stop as this nearly kills her and her father is horrified to discover how his girlfriend has been treating his daughter.

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* One of the SweetValleyTwins Literature/SweetValleyTwins books featured this happening to a girl who had abandonment issues and had been left alone for the weekend while her father was away on business and [[WickedStepmother his girlfriend flaked out on watching her to spend the weekend pampering herself]]. PlayedForDrama full stop as this nearly kills her and her father is horrified to discover how his girlfriend has been treating his daughter.
20th Apr '17 1:10:44 PM GlitteringFlowers
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** A girl named Fuyuka Sakuragi dies after falling down a flight of stairs in her school, but her parents believe that she was knocked down the stairs [[StockShoujoBullyingTactics by the local bullies]] so they hire the titular Private Actress, Shiho Kobayakawa, to infiltrate the school and learn the truth. [[spoiler: Shiho finds out that Fuyuka ''was'' murdered, and her killer was the local AlphaBitch Kana Juumonji.]]
** In another case, ''Shiho'' almost gets thrown down another flight of stairs during a filming session. [[spoiler: The culprit is the local CutePsycho Satoka Ryuudo, who also ''happens'' to be Kana under a SecretIdentity.]]

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** A girl named Fuyuka Sakuragi dies after falling down a flight of stairs in her school, but her parents believe that she was fatally knocked down the stairs [[StockShoujoBullyingTactics by the local bullies]] so they hire the titular Private Actress, Shiho Kobayakawa, to infiltrate the school and learn the truth. [[spoiler: Shiho finds out that Fuyuka ''was'' murdered, and her killer was the local AlphaBitch Kana Juumonji.]]
** In another case, ''Shiho'' almost gets thrown down another flight of stairs during a filming session. [[spoiler: The culprit is the local CutePsycho Satoka Ryuudo, who also ''happens'' to be Kana Juumonji under a SecretIdentity.]]


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* In the backstory of ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi'', a girl named Miho fell down a flight of stairs [[spoiler: during a round of idol auditions]] and sustained serious injuries. [[spoiler: Miho [[CareerEndingInjury lost her dream of being a singer]] as a consequence of the accident; some years later she realised that her daughter Onpu loved the spotlight and was very talented, so she became Onpu's StageMom.]]
7th Apr '17 8:44:44 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* The apparent fate of Robert Dudley's wife, Amy Robsart, who was found with a broken neck at the bottom of a flight of stairs. It was widely theorized that her husband had bumped her off -- via staircase or otherwise -- in hopes of marrying UsefulNotes/ElizabethI.

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* The apparent fate of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Dudley,_1st_Earl_of_Leicester Lord Robert Dudley's Dudley]]'s wife, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amy_Robsart Amy Robsart, Robsart]], who was found with a broken neck at the bottom of a flight of stairs. It was widely theorized that [[DeathOfTheHypotenuse her husband had bumped her off -- via staircase or otherwise -- in hopes of marrying marrying]] UsefulNotes/ElizabethI.
5th Mar '17 4:42:33 PM Mineboot45
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* ''Webcomic/SweetBroAndHellaJeff'': [[FirstInstallmentWins Come on]], [[MemeticMutation You already know]] [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/sweetbroandhellajeff/ how this one goes]].

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* ''Webcomic/SweetBroAndHellaJeff'': [[FirstInstallmentWins Come on]], [[MemeticMutation You you already know]] [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/sweetbroandhellajeff/ how this one goes]].
2nd Mar '17 5:41:32 AM Geoduck
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* PunchClockVillain Kronk survives doing this at one point in ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove'': "[[OwMyBodyPart Back! Elbow! Shoulder!]]"



* In ''Film/DeathBecomesHer'', Madeleine is pushed down a very long flight of marble stairs, [[NoOneCouldSurviveThat ending in a battered heap at the bottom with her head twisted around backwards.]]

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* In ''Film/DeathBecomesHer'', Madeleine is pushed down a very long flight of marble stairs, [[NoOneCouldSurviveThat ending in a battered heap at the bottom with her head twisted around backwards.]]]] Ernest almost does the same after getting hit over the head with a vase.



* PunchClockVillain Kronk survives doing this at one point in ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove'': "[[OwMyBodyPart Back! Elbow! Shoulder!]]"
27th Feb '17 6:10:57 AM ladyofthelibrary
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* One of the SweetValleyTwins books featured this happening to a girl who had abandonment issues and had been left alone for the weekend while her father was away on business and [[WickedStepmother his girlfriend flaked out on watching her to spend the weekend pampering herself]]. PlayedForDrama full stop as this nearly kills her and her father is horrified to discover how his girlfriend has been treating his daughter.
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