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19th Oct '16 9:35:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* The Creator/BusterKeaton short "Film/TheHauntedHouse." Appears as a BoobyTrap and in the StairwayToHeaven variant.
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** ''Film/AViewToAKill'', Max Zorin (played by ChristopherWalken) does this to a stockholder who declines to take part in his plan to destroy Silicon Valley. It's worth mentioning that this staircase [[ThrownFromTheZeppelin leads to the open door of an airship]].
** ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun''. Scaramanga has one of these in his lair. In the opening segment he uses it to slide down and grab his golden gun to kill an assassin.

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* The Creator/BusterKeaton short "Film/TheHauntedHouse." Appears as a BoobyTrap and in the StairwayToHeaven variant.
* Film/JamesBond:
** ''Film/AViewToAKill'', Max Zorin (played by ChristopherWalken) does this to a stockholder who declines to take part in his plan to destroy Silicon Valley. It's worth mentioning that this staircase [[ThrownFromTheZeppelin leads to the open door of an airship]].
** ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun''. Scaramanga has one of these in his lair. In the opening segment he uses it to slide down and grab his golden gun to kill an assassin.
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* In ''Film/ThePeopleUnderTheStairs'', the steps from the cellar tilt to form a slide when Fool is fleeing from whatever-it-is that's down there.

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* In ''Film/ThePeopleUnderTheStairs'', ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooAndTheGhoulSchool'', the steps from the cellar tilt to form a slide when Fool is fleeing from whatever-it-is that's down there.
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* The Creator/BusterKeaton short "Film/TheHauntedHouse." Appears as a BoobyTrap and in the StairwayToHeaven variant.
* Film/JamesBond:
** ''Film/AViewToAKill'', Max Zorin (played by ChristopherWalken) does this to a stockholder who declines to take part in his plan to destroy Silicon Valley. It's worth mentioning that this staircase [[ThrownFromTheZeppelin leads to the open door of an airship]].
** ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun''. Scaramanga has one of these in his lair. In the opening segment he uses it to slide down and grab his golden gun to kill an assassin.
* In ''Film/ThePeopleUnderTheStairs'', the steps from the cellar tilt to form a slide when Fool is fleeing from whatever-it-is that's down there.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooAndTheGhoulSchool'', the eponymous school has one for no adequately explained reason.
27th Sep '16 5:25:46 PM Arivne
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** The Judges Guild modules ''The Caverns of Thracia'' and ''Verbosh'' each have one of these.

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** The Judges Guild modules ''The Caverns of Thracia'' and ''Verbosh'' each have one of these.a staircase that can fold down and send {{PC}}s on a slide to the bottom.
8th Sep '16 10:18:33 PM Kartoonkid95
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** A late-90s Creator/CartoonNetwork bumper has Shaggy and Scooby falling down one of these, with the flattened staircase revealing CN's checkerboard logo.
23rd May '16 4:25:07 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''WesternAnimation/AlfredJKwak'': When Alfred and Professor Paljas explore an Egyptian pyramid and get lost, they find themselves on a stairwell that suddenly turns into a slide. They manage to hold on thanks to Paljas' cane, but then they hear [[IndyEscape a rumbling sound approaching from above]].
23rd May '16 4:21:49 AM Morgenthaler
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11th Jan '16 6:22:55 PM Arivne
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7th Oct '15 12:34:42 AM Sharlee
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* In ''Film/ThePeopleUnderTheStairs'', the steps from the cellar tilt to form a slide when Fool is fleeing from whatever-it-is that's down there.
24th Sep '15 7:58:08 AM erforce
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* One of the recurring obstacles of the "Slippery Climb" level in ''VideoGame/CrashBandicoot1996'' are stairs that turn into slides that lead you to the nearest spiked doom.
24th Sep '15 7:32:22 AM jormis29
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** In the final battle of ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows Deathly Hallows]]'', Hermione turns a staircase in a Hogwarts secret passage into a getaway slide to escape from a pair of Death Eaters. Of course, the Death Eaters simply go sliding down after them, so she turns the tapestry øcovering the entrance at the bottom to stone. CRUNCH.

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** In the final battle of ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows Deathly Hallows]]'', Hermione turns a staircase in a Hogwarts secret passage into a getaway slide to escape from a pair of Death Eaters. Of course, the Death Eaters simply go sliding down after them, so she turns the tapestry øcovering covering the entrance at the bottom to stone. CRUNCH.
24th Sep '15 7:05:04 AM pi4t
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* One of the two staircases to the balcony of the grand dining hall in ''[[Literature/FightingFantasy Citadel of Chaos]]'' is rigged to do this. If the player tries to use it, they fall and take some nasty damage unless they have a levitation spell to spare.
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