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23rd Jan '16 1:31:17 AM jormis29
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** He runs headlong into a telephone pole in ''Film/{{Neighbors}}''.
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** He runs headlong into a telephone pole in ''Film/{{Neighbors}}''.''Film/{{Neighbors 1920}}''.
7th Nov '15 2:26:19 PM ultimomant
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* ''Fanfic/PonyPOVSeries'': In the Pearls Arc, Onyx Tiara gets turned into a child and tries on roller skates. He gets so excited that he doesn't watch where he is going and smacks into a tree.
29th Sep '15 8:04:55 AM lipranzer
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* In ''In The Land Of Women'', Carter is out jogging, and is so caught up in his {{Flashback}} about his former girlfriend that he runs into a tree.
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* In ''In The Land Of Women'', ''Film/InTheLandOfWomen'', Carter is out jogging, and is so caught up in his {{Flashback}} about his former girlfriend that he runs into a tree.
26th Sep '15 12:44:59 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* [[{{Dojikko}} Fubuki]] faceplants into a pole while training in the 2nd episode of ''Anime/KantaiCollection''
11th Sep '15 10:45:46 AM Kitchen90
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* Ugh in ''Film/CarryOnUpTheJungle''.
25th Jul '15 1:49:01 AM AgProv
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This also happens a lot to people on skis, either comedy beginners or even good skiers who get overconfident. The viewer sees the hapless skier whose feet spread so that the skis are spread to left and right of a fast-looming inconvenient and very unyielding tree... and then...
24th Mar '15 9:19:54 PM lipranzer
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* A rare time this trope is PlayedForDrama; in ''Film/TequilaSunrise'', Cody, when he's surfing, goes straight into the dock.
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* A rare time this trope is PlayedForDrama; in ''Film/TequilaSunrise'', Cody, when he's surfing, goes straight into the dock.pier (or one of the poles holding it up).
24th Mar '15 9:18:12 PM lipranzer
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* In ''In The Land Of Women'', Carter is out jogging, and is so caught up in his {{Flashback}} about his former girlfriend that he runs into a tree. * A rare time this trope is PlayedForDrama; in ''Film/TequilaSunrise'', Cody, when he's surfing, goes straight into the dock.
28th Feb '15 3:37:28 PM StFan
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* In ((Manga/CardCaptorSakura((, this happened to... Sakura's CuteClumsyGirl of a mother, Nadeshiko, when she and her best friend Sonomi were skiing.
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* In ((Manga/CardCaptorSakura((, ''Manga/CardCaptorSakura'', this happened to... Sakura's CuteClumsyGirl of a mother, Nadeshiko, when she and her best friend Sonomi were skiing.

* In ''WesternAnimation/FernGullyTheLastRainforest'', the decidedly [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} absent-minded]] Batty Koda [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Watch_Out_For_That_Tree_2451.png does this]]... several times. It's not so much that he's blind as it is that his wiring is on the fritz. Similarly, in ''FernGully 2'', he crashes into several windows. ** Interestingly, this is TruthInTelevision -- fruit bats fly perfectly well, but they have a lot more trouble landing than most other bats. Although they rarely face-plant into the trunk the way Batty does.
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* In ''WesternAnimation/FernGullyTheLastRainforest'', the decidedly [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} absent-minded]] Batty Koda [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Watch_Out_For_That_Tree_2451.png does this]]... several times. It's not so much that he's blind as it is that his wiring is on the fritz. Similarly, in ''FernGully 2'', he crashes into several windows. ** windows. Interestingly, this is TruthInTelevision -- fruit bats fly perfectly well, but they have a lot more trouble landing than most other bats. Although they rarely face-plant into the trunk the way Batty does.

* Similarly in ''{{Disney/Aladdin}}'' while the Sultan is flying around on the magic carpet, Iago is trying to avoid being bowled over and is looking behind him, not noticing the pillar he's about to crash into.
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* Similarly in ''{{Disney/Aladdin}}'' ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' while the Sultan is flying around on the magic carpet, Iago is trying to avoid being bowled over and is looking behind him, not noticing the pillar he's about to crash into.

* ''Franchise/StarWars''
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* ''Franchise/StarWars''''Franchise/StarWars'':

* An especially funny example shows up in ''RaisingArizona''. * In ''DeathToSmoochy'', Rainbow Randolph's victory dance after framing Smoochy as a Nazi is cut short by a wall.
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* %%* An especially funny example shows up in ''RaisingArizona''. ''Film/RaisingArizona''. * In ''DeathToSmoochy'', ''Film/DeathToSmoochy'', Rainbow Randolph's victory dance after framing Smoochy as a Nazi is cut short by a wall.

** He runs headlong into a telephone pole in ''{{Neighbors}}''.
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** He runs headlong into a telephone pole in ''{{Neighbors}}''.''Film/{{Neighbors}}''.

* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
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* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''''Literature/{{Discworld}}'':

* On ''TheLateLateShow'' with Craig Ferguson, Secretariat [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=380cI6lU9mY#t=1m24s has a bit of a mishap]]. * ''Series/DoctorWho'': The Doctor walks straight into a tree in "The Eleventh Hour", mainly because he hadn't gotten used to his new body so soon after regenerating.
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* On ''TheLateLateShow'' ''Series/TheLateLateShow'' with Craig Ferguson, Secretariat [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=380cI6lU9mY#t=1m24s has a bit of a mishap]]. * ''Series/DoctorWho'': The Doctor (Creator/MattSmith) walks straight into a tree in "The Eleventh Hour", mainly because he hadn't gotten used to his new body so soon after regenerating.

* The ''NotTheNineOClockNews'' skit "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-RkuXPj3Q4 Rowan walks into a lamppost]]" is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin. * A beautiful double aversion done by Dutch entertainer Rudi Carrell in Germans Great-Saturday-Family-Show "Am laufenden Band": In a closing-sketch he walks through a city, absent-mindedly reading a newspaper. Lamppost approaching...approaching...elegantly sidestepped. Carrell, to the audience: [[LampshadeHanging "You expect me to fall for THAT lame old gag?"]] Walks on and falls into an open manhole.
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* The ''NotTheNineOClockNews'' ''Series/NotTheNineOClockNews'' skit "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-RkuXPj3Q4 Rowan walks into a lamppost]]" is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin. * A beautiful double aversion done by Dutch entertainer Rudi Carrell in Germans Great-Saturday-Family-Show "Am ''Am laufenden Band": Band'': In a closing-sketch he walks through a city, absent-mindedly reading a newspaper. Lamppost approaching...approaching... approaching... elegantly sidestepped. Carrell, to the audience: [[LampshadeHanging "You expect me to fall for THAT lame old gag?"]] Walks on and falls into an open manhole.

* A running gag in most WarnerBros. cartoons. Becomes an OverlyLongGag in ''Robin Hood Daffy'', that alternates between hilarious and painful to watch: "YOINKS... '''AND AWAAAY!'''" *'''WHAM'''* ** Daffy eventually chops down all the trees in his path, then tries again -- only to crash into a huge boulder on the ground.
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* A running gag in most WarnerBros.Creator/WarnerBros. cartoons. Becomes an OverlyLongGag in ''Robin Hood Daffy'', that alternates between hilarious and painful to watch: "YOINKS... '''AND AWAAAY!'''" *'''WHAM'''* ** *'''WHAM'''* Daffy eventually chops down all the trees in his path, then tries again -- only to crash into a huge boulder on the ground.

'''Ben:''' Oh, how do you do, Mr. Post. ''(clunk!)'' * ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Homer Simpson, singing while driving... -->"''[[WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones Simpson, Homer Simpson, he's the greatest guy in his-to-ry!\\
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'''Ben:''' Oh, how do you do, Mr. Post. ''(clunk!)'' (''clunk!'') * ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': ** Homer Simpson, singing while driving... -->"''[[WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones --->'''Homer:''' ''[[WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones Simpson, Homer Simpson, he's the greatest guy in his-to-ry!\\

* ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}'' ** Armand conjure a tree right into Sadlygrove's path in season 1 episode 19.
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}'': ** Armand conjure a tree right into Sadlygrove's path during their duel in season 1 episode 19.

** And then, Adama� chasing after [[spoiler:Baby Grougal]] in season 2 episode 9.
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** And then, Adama� Adamaï chasing after [[spoiler:Baby Grougal]] in season 2 episode 9.

* ''AtomicBetty'': Betty to Noah in "Beach Blanket Betty" while they were surfing. * ''Huckleberry Hound'' does this in "Spud Dud" when a giant monster potato throws him through the air.
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* ''AtomicBetty'': ''WesternAnimation/AtomicBetty'': Betty to Noah in "Beach Blanket Betty" while they were surfing. * ''Huckleberry Hound'' ''WesternAnimation/HuckleberryHound'' does this in "Spud Dud" when a giant monster potato throws him through the air.

* ''DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines'': In "The Cuckoo Patrol," the Squadron--disguised as birds--tail Yankee Doodle Pigeon as they fly into seclusion in clouds. Unfortunately for them, a mountain peak is concealed within the next cloud to which they hop.
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* ''DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines'': ''WesternAnimation/DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines'': In "The Cuckoo Patrol," the Squadron--disguised as birds--tail Yankee Doodle Pigeon as they fly into seclusion in clouds. Unfortunately for them, a mountain peak is concealed within the next cloud to which they hop.
28th Feb '15 3:18:03 PM StFan
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This is Running Into The Window and not this trope.
* Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' has a scene where Willy Wonka walks straight into the glass elevator. And later on, guess what, he does it again.
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