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6th Mar '17 2:24:12 AM danya02
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WireFu is an important device of the entire {{Toku}} genre and of cinematic genres such as {{Wuxia}}.

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WireFu Wire Fu is an important device of the entire {{Toku}} genre and of cinematic genres such as {{Wuxia}}.
21st Feb '17 11:24:06 AM wolftickets1969
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* Geico's "Ancient Secrets" commercial.

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* Geico's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCu2A20S1Vw "Ancient Secrets" Secrets"]] commercial.
21st Feb '17 11:23:07 AM wolftickets1969
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* Geico's "Ancient Secrets" commercial.
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21st Feb '17 11:19:59 AM wolftickets1969
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** ''Theatre/{{KA}}'' originally had a wire fu battle serving as its climax, but a performer fell to her death during a performance on June 29, 2013. Further performances were put on hold as a result, and Cirque has confirmed that when it reopens it [[{{Retool}} will no longer have the sequence in question]].
* Responsible for the flying sequences in various stagings of ''Theatre/PeterPan''.

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** ''Theatre/{{KA}}'' originally had a wire fu battle serving as its climax, but [[FatalMethodActing a performer fell to her death death]] during a performance on June 29, 2013. Further performances were put on hold as a result, and Cirque has confirmed that when it reopens it [[{{Retool}} will no longer have the sequence in question]].
* Responsible for the flying sequences in various stagings of ''Theatre/PeterPan''.''Theatre/PeterPan'', which includes aerial sword fighting.
8th Nov '16 6:16:55 PM nombretomado
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* Wire Fu is noticeably absent in most JackieChan films; Chan insists on doing all his own stunts and eschews this technique. This has come to an end, however as Jackie Chan has gotten older.

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* Wire Fu is noticeably absent in most JackieChan Creator/JackieChan films; Chan insists on doing all his own stunts and eschews this technique. This has come to an end, however as Jackie Chan has gotten older.
1st May '16 10:38:40 AM Jeduthun
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* Responsible for the flying sequences in various stagings of ''Theatre/PeterPan''.
11th Mar '16 10:07:09 PM GrammarNavi
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-->-- ''ThisIsWonderland''

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-->-- ''ThisIsWonderland''
''Series/ThisIsWonderland''
5th Jan '16 10:17:22 AM TheGoodFriar
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** The weightless scenes on the outside of spaceships in "Frontier in Space" are done with quite visible wires.
6th Nov '15 1:20:51 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''BatmanLive'' is full of WireFu, all of which is used beautifully.

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* ''BatmanLive'' ''Theatre/BatmanLive'' is full of WireFu, all of which is used beautifully.
1st Sep '15 2:51:18 AM LinTaylor
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* Many fans consider this to be ''Franchise/PowerRangers'', ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' and ''Franchise/KamenRider'' director Koichi Sakamoto's DirectorTrademark. It's especially apparent in ''Series/KamenRiderFourze'' (he directed the whole series), which is handwaved by the fact that the Fourze suit has a jetpack. Likewise, ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'' has basically no Wire Fu until ''[[TheMovie The Gaia Memories of Fate]]'' which was directed by guess who...

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* Many {{Toku}} fans consider this trope to be ''Franchise/PowerRangers'', ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' and ''Franchise/KamenRider'' director one of Koichi Sakamoto's DirectorTrademark. {{Director Trademark}}s[[note]]The other being [[StuffBlowingUp ludicrous background explosions]] which ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' fans have [[MisBlamed dubbed "Kalisplosions"]][[/note]]. It's especially apparent in ''Series/KamenRiderFourze'' (he directed (Sakamoto is the whole series), show's overall director), which is handwaved by the fact that the thanks to Fourze suit has having a jetpack. jetpack and [[SixthRanger Meteor]] being a BruceLeeClone. Likewise, ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'' has basically no Wire Fu until gained a fair bit of wirework in ''[[TheMovie The Gaia Memories of Fate]]'' Fate]]'', which of course was directed by guess who...Sakamoto.
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