Dr. Evil: Scott, I want you to meet daddy's nemesis, Austin Powers.
Scott: What, are you feeding him? Why don't you just kill him?
Dr. Evil: No Scott, I have a better idea. I'm going to place him in an easily escapable situation that would allow an overly elaborate and exotic death.
— Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery
Ricochet: If'n [Megatron] breaks loose, or if I throw this big switch on the wall, he gets zapped, ground up an' roasted... it ain't gonna kill him, but it do dump him inna thousand-meter drop fulla old cables and nasty sharp edges, and at the bottom of it all... the ol' standby, big-aft fraggin' vat o' acid! You gettin' alla this, Megsy?
Megatron: I do believe so. You weren't satisfied with merely one cliché deathtrap, so you went with five.
Ricochet: Anythin' worth doin' is worth overdoin.'
— "Do Over", Transformers: Shattered Glass
The Music Meister: "♪ Gears grinding,
For a super sap
It's the last lap,
Black Canary: "♪ Acid steaming,
It's a dirt nap,