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* When Chad Dylan Cooper claims he fears nothing in one episode of ''Series/SonnyWithAChance", Sonny contradicts him by mentioning that he's afraid of heights (and spiders), though apparently not low ones.
* Jane from ''Series/{{Blindspot}}'' has an extreme fear of flying, despite the fact that she knows how to fly a helicopter, making this somewhat of an IronicFear.

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* When Chad Dylan Cooper claims he fears nothing in one episode of ''Series/SonnyWithAChance", ''Series/SonnyWithAChance'', Sonny contradicts him by mentioning that he's afraid of heights (and spiders), though apparently not low ones.
* Jane from ''Series/{{Blindspot}}'' Series/{{Blindspot}} has an extreme fear of flying, despite the fact that she knows how to fly a helicopter, making this somewhat of an IronicFear.
5th Jan '17 8:18:36 PM tropicalbeaches
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* Herbert T. Kenworth in the ''very'' short-lived 1970 sitcom ''The Tim Conway Show'' is terrified of flying, despite being the part owner of an airline called Triple A Airlines.



* Holly Aldridge in the short-lived sitcom ''Café Americain''.



* Edward Rooney in the ''very'' short-lived sitcom ''Ferris Bueller'', which was of course based on the movie ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff''.
* Mavis Rae (played by Creator/WhoopiGoldberg) is afraid of flying in another short-lived sitcom called ''Whoopi''. Evidently, so is Creator/WhoopiGoldberg in real life.



** In another episode, Andrea Zuckerman reveals that she has a fear of heights and of speed (Tachophobia) and is afraid of riding a rollercoaster as a result.




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* Jane from ''Series/{{Blindspot}}'' has an extreme fear of flying, despite the fact that she knows how to fly a helicopter, making this somewhat of an IronicFear.
1st Jan '17 8:48:11 PM tropicalbeaches
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* Eric Forman in ''Series/That70sShow''.

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* Eric Forman in ''Series/That70sShow''.''Series/That70sShow'', as we find out in the episode "Young Man Blues".




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* When Chad Dylan Cooper claims he fears nothing in one episode of ''Series/SonnyWithAChance'', Sonny contradicts him by mentioning that he's afraid of spiders (and heights), though apparently not little ones.
* This is one of Max Blum's three biggest phobias in ''Series/HappyEndings''.




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* Eric Forman from ''Series/That70sShow'' is afraid of rats, as seen in the episode "The Best Christmas Ever".




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* When Chad Dylan Cooper claims he fears nothing in one episode of ''Series/SonnyWithAChance", Sonny contradicts him by mentioning that he's afraid of heights (and spiders), though apparently not low ones.
18th Dec '16 9:28:33 PM tropicalbeaches
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* Jaime Sommers in ''Series/TheBionicWoman'', which is exploited in the two-part episode "Doomsday is Tomorrow".

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* Jaime Sommers in ''Series/TheBionicWoman'', ''[[Series/TheBionicWoman the original Bionic Woman series]]'', which is exploited in several episodes throughout the two-part episode "Doomsday is Tomorrow".series.



** A throwaway line from Niles Crane in yet another episode implies that he too has a fear of heights, at least when it comes to hot air balloons.



* [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Amusingly]], Felicity Smoak from ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' doesn't realize her fear of heights until she and Oliver break into Merlyn Global and they have to swing through an elevator shaft to get inside.

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* [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Amusingly]], Felicity Smoak from ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' Series/{{Arrow}} doesn't realize her fear of heights until she and Oliver break into Merlyn Global and they have to swing through an elevator shaft to get inside.



* [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Bruce Wayne]] of all people in ''Series/{{Gotham}}'' at the beginning of the series. He gradually overcomes this as he learns to "conquer fear", he gets over it completely for the most part after he successfully manages to jump off a rooftop for the first time.

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* Oddly enough, [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Bruce Wayne]] of all people in ''Series/{{Gotham}}'' at the beginning of the series. He gradually overcomes this (by standing outside his rooftop) as he learns to "conquer fear", he gets over it completely for the most part after he successfully manages to jump off a rooftop for the first time.
* Brenda Walsh from ''Series/BeverlyHills90210'' has a fear of heights, which becomes an issue when she and Kelly win skydiving lessons from a radio contest.
* Robin Scherbatsky's mother Genevieve in ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' initially didn't want to go to her and Barney's wedding because she was terrified of flying. She manages to overcome this fear ([[CrowningMomentOfFunny by being strapped to the seat]] after having an initial violent FreakOut) and does make it.
* Jaime Sommers is scared of flying in the short-lived rebooted ''Series/BionicWoman'' series.
16th Dec '16 11:43:03 PM tropicalbeaches
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* Little Joe in ''Series/{{Bonanza}}'' as the result of a repressed childhood memory. This becomes a problem when his rifle gets stuck on top of a tall mountain.

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* Little Joe in ''Series/{{Bonanza}}'' is terrified of heights as the result of a repressed childhood memory. This becomes a problem when his rifle gets stuck on top of a tall mountain.



** Lena Luthor from Series/{{Supergirl2015}} admits that she hates flying even though she knows [[ShoutOut statistically speaking]] [[Film/SupermanTheMovie it's still the safest way to travel]]. This probably isn't helped when a series of weapon drones attacks and tries to kill her just when she's taking off on a helicopter.

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** Lena Luthor from Series/{{Supergirl2015}} ''[[Series/{{Supergirl2015}} Supergirl]]'' admits that she hates flying even though she knows [[ShoutOut statistically speaking]] [[Film/SupermanTheMovie it's still the safest way to travel]]. This probably isn't helped when a series of weapon drones attacks and tries to kill her just when she's taking off on a helicopter.
16th Dec '16 11:33:51 PM tropicalbeaches
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* [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Bruce Wayne]] of all people in ''Series/{{Gotham}}'' at the beginning of the series. He gradually overcomes this as he leans to "conquer fear", he gets over it completely for the most part after he successfully manages to jump off a rooftop for the first time.

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* [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Bruce Wayne]] of all people in ''Series/{{Gotham}}'' at the beginning of the series. He gradually overcomes this as he leans learns to "conquer fear", he gets over it completely for the most part after he successfully manages to jump off a rooftop for the first time.
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** Lena Luthor from Series/{{Supergirl2015}} admits that she hates flying even though she knows [[ShoutOut statistically speaking]] [[Film/SupermanTheMovie it's still the safest way to travel]]. This probably isn't helped when a series of weapon drones attacks and tries to kill her just when she's taking off on a helicopter.
* [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Bruce Wayne]] of all people in ''Series/{{Gotham}}'' at the beginning of the series. He gradually overcomes this as he leans to "conquer fear", he gets over it completely for the most part after he successfully manages to jump off a rooftop for the first time.
16th Dec '16 6:18:03 PM tropicalbeaches
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* Logan Cale in ''Series/DarkAngel''.

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* Logan Cale in ''Series/DarkAngel''.
''Series/DarkAngel''. He seems to get over it after Max takes him up on the Space Needle in the season 1 finale.
* Ed in ''Series/MisterEd''. This becomes the storyline of the episode "Psychoanalyst Show" as Wilbur tries everything from hypnosis and psychiatry to help cure him of this phobia, he eventually succeeds by the end of the episode.
* Edward Rooney in the ''very'' short-lived sitcom ''Ferris Bueller'', which was of course based on the movie ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff''.
* Mavis Rae (played by Creator/WhoopiGoldberg) is afraid of flying in another short-lived sitcom called ''Whoopi''. Evidently, so is Creator/WhoopiGoldberg in real life.
* Chuck Bartowski in the early seasons of ''Series/{{Chuck}}''. He eventually overcomes this as he undergoes training to become a spy.
* Sheldon Cooper from ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' is visibly terrified when he goes rock climbing with Kripke in one episode.
* [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Amusingly]], Felicity Smoak from ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' doesn't realize her fear of heights until she and Oliver break into Merlyn Global and they have to swing through an elevator shaft to get inside.
** Earth-Two Barry Allen from Series/TheFlash2014 two-parter "Welcome To Earth-2"/"Escape From Earth-2" visibly panics when he finds out he, Earth-Two Iris, and Team Flash have to climb ''very'' steep cliffs on ''ice'' (courtesy of Killer Frost) to rescue Jessie Wells and Earth-One Barry from Zoom's clutches. When Killer Frost snidely asks him if he has any better ideas, he gives the ''very'' feeble excuse that he's wearing wind tips and they don't have much tread.
16th Nov '16 10:36:31 PM tropicalbeaches
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* In ''Series/{{Friends}}'', Rachel's mid season 4 love interest [[RomanticFalseLead Joshua]] is afraid of farm birds, which we find out when he meets Chandler and Joey's chick and duck.

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* In ''Series/{{Friends}}'', Rachel's mid season 4 love interest [[RomanticFalseLead Joshua]] is afraid of farm birds, which we find out when he meets Chandler Joey and Joey's Chandler's chick and duck.
16th Nov '16 10:28:43 PM tropicalbeaches
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* Lisa Landry from ''Series/SisterSister''.
* Joanie Hanson in ''{{Providence}}''.
* Bill Miller on ''Series/StillStanding''.



** Ironically enough, Frasier himself used to have this, as in an episode of ''Series/{{Cheers}}'', he admitted that he had a thing about insects. By the time of ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' though, he seemed to have long since gotten over this, while Niles (see above) still has a bug phobia that's even worse than Frasier's was.




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* Dennis Finch from ''Series/JustShootMe'' has a fear of owls from his mother's side of the family
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