- Pokémon has some very egregious examples:
- VVVVVV takes this trope to its logical extreme: Gravity Screwing up those rows of spikes and down again just to reach the other side!
- Another rendition of the same event.
- A rare NPC version. "I'll NEVER be able to escape this cunning prison!"
- Kingdom Hearts II: These suits of armor◊ appear impassable. 
Image Links / Insurmountable Waist-Height Fence
Images representing trivial, yet impassable obstacles.