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21st Jun '16 3:28:01 PM margdean56
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** In ''The Vor Game'', Oser orders Miles and co thrown out of an airlock to [[GenreSavvy eliminate them quickly]], rather than let Miles have time to take over as he had before. It didn't work.

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** In ''The Vor Game'', Oser orders Miles and co Co. thrown out of an airlock to [[GenreSavvy eliminate them quickly]], rather than let Miles have time to take over as he had before. It didn't work.



** ''Literature/TheRollingStones'', but here it is a trope used by various family members when plotting and writing scripts for a successful commercial space opera serving as an income source for the family, the original scripts having been written by the Grandma character Hazel Mead Stone.
** ''Literature/TimeEnoughForLove'', Lazarus Long tells a story how he ended up staying years - long enough for his babies to be grown men - on a planet because the government confiscated his ship, and it took that long to make enough money to buy a replacement ship. Also, that planet is a ''slaver'', planet, where slavery and slave trading are legal, something Lazarus detests, badly. So, when he's about to leave, the Protector of Servants (the Chief Slave Overseer for the planetary government's slave management department) gets suspicious when Lazarus and his entire family decide to a "pre-flight inspection" (before slaves are loaded) and tags along to the inspection, probably suspicious they might not pay all taxes owed before leaving. Lazarus does a take off almost immediately after everyone is aboard, and jettisons anything and everything out of the ship that would indicate it was prepared to be used for carrying slaves. He also spaces the Protector of Servants. "Alive. He went that-a-way, eyed bugged out of his head and peeing blood. What did you expect me to do, kiss him?"

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** ''Literature/TheRollingStones'', but here it is a trope used by various family members when plotting and writing scripts for a successful commercial space opera serving as an income source for the family, the original scripts having been written by the Grandma character Hazel Mead Meade Stone.
** ''Literature/TimeEnoughForLove'', Lazarus Long tells a story of how he ended up staying years - -- long enough for his babies to be grown men - -- on a planet because the government confiscated his ship, and it took that long to make enough money to buy a replacement ship. Also, that planet is a ''slaver'', ''slaver'' planet, where slavery and slave trading are legal, something Lazarus detests, badly. So, when he's about to leave, the Protector of Servants (the Chief Slave Overseer for the planetary government's slave management department) gets suspicious when Lazarus and his entire family decide to do a "pre-flight inspection" (before slaves are loaded) loaded), and tags along to the inspection, probably suspicious they might not pay all taxes owed before leaving. Lazarus does a take takes off almost immediately after everyone is aboard, and jettisons anything and everything out of the ship that would indicate it was prepared to be used for carrying slaves. He also spaces the Protector of Servants. "Alive. He went that-a-way, eyed eyes bugged out of his head and peeing blood. What did you expect me to do, kiss him?"
21st Jun '16 3:22:32 PM margdean56
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* Parodied in the first ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' ''Franchise/StarTrek'' parody "Star Bleech" In 1967. Kirk tries to solve the problems of the alien of the week by having him "accidently" slip on a banana peel out a porthole.

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* Parodied in the first ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' ''Franchise/StarTrek'' parody "Star Bleech" Blecch" In 1967. Kirk tries to solve the problems of the alien of the week by having him "accidently" slip on a banana peel out a porthole.
30th May '16 5:32:04 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In the backstory of ''TrinityBlood'', [[spoiler: [[NameOfCain Cain]]]] gets thrown out an airlock by his siblings. Not only does he survive being spaced, he (eventually) recovers from ''re-entering Earth's atmosphere''. ''From space''.

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* In the backstory of ''TrinityBlood'', ''LightNovel/TrinityBlood'', [[spoiler: [[NameOfCain Cain]]]] gets thrown out an airlock by his siblings. Not only does he survive being spaced, he (eventually) recovers from ''re-entering Earth's atmosphere''. ''From space''.
15th May '16 8:33:53 AM Westbrook
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** Played with when Grand Moff Tarkin hears that an officer has been spreading (partially true) rumors that Admiral Dalaa was sleeping with the Moff for her position; he jettisons the officer into space in low orbit around the planet in a spacesuit and leaves the suit's comlink on so the rest of the ship can hear his final moments as he plunges into the atmosphere and burns up.

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** Played with when Grand Moff Tarkin hears that an officer has been spreading (partially true) rumors that Admiral Dalaa Daala was sleeping with the Moff for her position; he jettisons the officer into space in low orbit around the planet in a spacesuit and leaves the suit's comlink on so the rest of the ship can hear his final moments as he plunges into the atmosphere and burns up.


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** Actually happens at the end, where Jake orders the 17,000 Yeerks in the Yeerk Pool ship to be flushed. The act is given all of the full gravity and horror that it deserves.
13th May '16 11:57:05 AM MaulMachine
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** Actually averted in one of the Ciaphas Cain books, however, at least in terms of the Hollywood Science aspects. Cain is exposed to hard vacuum, but there's no rushing gale, he's not ejected, and he has a few seconds to reach a saviour pod.
28th Apr '16 8:17:03 AM Cuddles
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* This is how Scroop actually kills Mr. Arrow in Disney's ''Disney/TreasurePlanet''. Later, Jim actually kills Scroop the same way as revenge for Mr. Arrow's murder. Technically, it was into a black hole, as space in the ''Treasure Planet'' universe has air.

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* This is how Scroop actually kills Mr. Arrow in Disney's ''Disney/TreasurePlanet''. Later, Jim actually kills Scroop the same way as revenge for Mr. Arrow's murder. Technically, it was into a black hole, as space in the ''Treasure Planet'' universe has air.
27th Apr '16 2:09:24 AM aye_amber
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* The same spacing incident from the film also happens in the book version of ''2001: A Space Odyssey''. However, in the third sequel, ''[[TheSpaceOdysseySeries 3001: The Final Odyssey]]'', the body of Frank Poole (one of the spaced astronauts) is discovered floating in space. Thanks to the advanced technology of 3001, he is revived, making him of the few non-superpowered individuals to survive spacing.

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* The same spacing incident from the film also happens in the book version of ''2001: A Space Odyssey''. However, in the third sequel, ''[[TheSpaceOdysseySeries ''[[Literature/TheSpaceOdysseySeries 3001: The Final Odyssey]]'', the body of Frank Poole (one of the spaced astronauts) is discovered floating in space. Thanks to the advanced technology of 3001, he is revived, making him of the few non-superpowered individuals to survive spacing.
24th Apr '16 5:26:12 AM JackG
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*** In "Rise" the VillainOfTheWeek gets thrown out of a SpaceElevator, which is so high up in the ionosphere it counts as this trope.

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*** In "Rise" the VillainOfTheWeek gets thrown out of a SpaceElevator, SpaceElevator which is so high up in the ionosphere it counts as this trope.
24th Apr '16 5:24:26 AM JackG
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** In "Rise" the VillainOfTheWeek gets thrown out of a SpaceElevator, which is so high up in the ionosphere it counts as this trope.

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** *** In "Rise" the VillainOfTheWeek gets thrown out of a SpaceElevator, which is so high up in the ionosphere it counts as this trope.
24th Apr '16 5:23:57 AM JackG
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*** Early, on, the Kazon, after stealing a working transporter from ''Voyager'', use it to space to rival Kazon leaders. The ''Voyager'' crew initially assume they just can't use it correctly until Neelix identifies the pair.

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*** Early, on, the Kazon, after stealing a working transporter from ''Voyager'', [[TeleFrag use it to space to two rival Kazon leaders.leaders]]. The ''Voyager'' crew initially assume they just can't use it correctly until Neelix identifies the pair.


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** In "Rise" the VillainOfTheWeek gets thrown out of a SpaceElevator, which is so high up in the ionosphere it counts as this trope.
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