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* ''Series/AllThat'': In the "Tilt a'Hurl" sketch, the roller coaster's operator always gets puked on as the passengers enter the loop-de-loop.



* In ''Series/FortBoyard'', the "Gagarine" challenge has the contestant tied to a gyroscopic chair and spun around while Père Fouras is asking him/her [[RiddleMeThis one of his riddles]].



* ''Series/AllThat'': In the "Tilt a'Hurl" sketch, the roller coaster's operator always gets puked on as the passengers enter the loop-de-loop.


* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Homer & Barney each get put in one of these when they're being trained as astronauts. Homer in particular briefly turns into Popeye due to the G's.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Homer & Barney each get put in one of these when they're being trained as astronauts. Homer in particular briefly turns into Popeye WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}} due to the G's.


* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'': Hampton's family go to Epcot and go on a centrifuge-like ride (this episode debuting years before Epcot even had such a ride); HilarityEnsues.
** Done much the same in the film ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventuresHowISpentMyVacation'': Hampton's family (and Plucky) go to [[ThemeParks Happy World Land]] and witness the "Happy-Go-Pukey" ride. When the spinning stops, the ride cars tip up on their ends and [[VomitIndiscretionShot out oozes a flood of vomit]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'': Hampton's family go to Epcot and go on a centrifuge-like ride (this episode debuting years before Epcot even had such a ride); HilarityEnsues.
** Done much the same in the film ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventuresHowISpentMyVacation'':
In ''[[WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventuresHowISpentMyVacation How I Spent My Vacation]]'', Hampton's family (and Plucky) go to [[ThemeParks Happy World Land]] and witness the "Happy-Go-Pukey" ride. When the spinning stops, the ride cars tip up on their ends and [[VomitIndiscretionShot out oozes a flood of vomit]].

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* Used to comedic effect for the same type of training in ''Film/SpaceCowboys''


* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' illustrated story ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', Leonard straps Rincewind into a ClockPunk centrifuge machine (the diagram of which [[ArtImitatesArt looks a lot like the Vitruvian Man]]) before their dragon-powered spaceflight, on the basis that the only way to train for the unexpected is with unexpected training. Before his experience in the centrifuge, Rincewind protests that they're heading for certain death, which you don't need ''any'' training for; afterwards he says that if you ''did'', that would be it.

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* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' illustrated story ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', ''Literature/TheLastHero'', Leonard straps Rincewind into a ClockPunk centrifuge machine (the diagram of which [[ArtImitatesArt looks a lot like the Vitruvian Man]]) before their dragon-powered spaceflight, on the basis that the only way to train for the unexpected is with unexpected training. Before his experience in the centrifuge, Rincewind protests that they're heading for certain death, which you don't need ''any'' training for; afterwards he says that if you ''did'', that would be it.


Subtrope of EverythingsBetterWithSpinning. See also WhenThingsSpinScienceHappens.

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Subtrope of EverythingsBetterWithSpinning.SpectacularSpinning. See also WhenThingsSpinScienceHappens.


* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', Arthur and Buster go on a roller coaster ride that's said to make you throw up.


* ''Film/{{Moonraker}}''. While on a tour of Drax' aerospace facility, Film/JamesBond is put in such a machine by Holly Goodhead and given a spin. While he is undergoing this, Holly is called away and Drax's henchman Chang takes over, turning the dial up and subjecting Bond to multiple gravities of force. Just before falling unconscious, Bond uses one of his gadgets to shoot the control panel and turn the machine off.

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* ''Film/{{Moonraker}}''. While on a tour of Drax' aerospace facility, Film/JamesBond is put in such a machine by Holly Goodhead and given a spin. While he is undergoing this, Holly is called away and Drax's henchman Chang takes over, turning the dial up and subjecting Bond to multiple gravities of force. Just before falling unconscious, Bond uses one of his gadgets to shoot the control panel and turn the machine off. When Goodhead shows up to get him out of the machine, the normally unflappable Bond is so rattled that ''he can't even come up with a witty quip.''


-->-- Dark Helmet, ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}''

In order for astronauts and fighter pilots to withstand the large amount of G-forces incurred upon takeoff, high-G training is a critical part of the preparation for any launch. This is to prevent g-induced loss of consciousness caused by the forced movement of blood from the brain to the lower extremities. Research done since the 1970s has shown that training to resist g-induced loss of consciousness significantly extends the pilot's resistance to blackouts and extends their g-tolerance in both magnitude and duration.

The method of training pilots to withstand these high g-loads is fairly simple: stick them in a really big centrifuge and spin them around really, ''really'' fast.

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-->-- Dark Helmet, '''Dark Helmet''', ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}''

In order for astronauts and fighter pilots to withstand the large amount of G-forces incurred upon takeoff, high-G training is a critical part of the preparation for any launch. This is to prevent g-induced G-induced loss of consciousness caused by the forced movement of blood from the brain to the lower extremities. Research done since the 1970s has shown that training to resist g-induced G-induced loss of consciousness significantly extends the pilot's resistance to blackouts and extends their g-tolerance G-tolerance in both magnitude and duration.

The method of training pilots to withstand these high g-loads G-loads is fairly simple: stick them in a really big centrifuge and spin them around really, ''really'' fast.






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* Happens in a ''Comicbook/BuckDanny'' comic where the main characters take part in the X-15 flying program. [[CasanovaWannabe Sonny]] rather insistently asks the pretty doctor assessing them for a date, prompting said doctor to ask the centrifuge operator to crank up the test Sonny is about to be subjected to. Sonny spends the test yelling and collapses upon exiting the centrifuge.

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* Happens in a ''Comicbook/BuckDanny'' ''ComicBook/BuckDanny'' comic where the main characters take part in the X-15 flying program. [[CasanovaWannabe Sonny]] rather insistently asks the pretty doctor assessing them for a date, prompting said doctor to ask the centrifuge operator to crank up the test Sonny is about to be subjected to. Sonny spends the test yelling and collapses upon exiting the centrifuge.



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* ''Film/{{Moonraker}}''. While on a tour of Drax' aerospace facility Film/JamesBond was put in such a machine by Holly Goodhead and given a spin. While he was undergoing this, Holly was called away and Drax's henchman Chang took over, turning the dial up and subjecting Bond to multiple gravities of force. Just before falling unconscious, Bond used one of his gadgets to shoot the control panel and turn the machine off.
* In a rare example of being used for its intended purpose, the centrifuge appears in ''Film/TheRightStuff'' as part of astronaut training.
* In the film ''Film/MuppetsFromSpace'', Rizzo spins in the centrifuge in C.O.V.N.E.T. while enduring science experiments.

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* ''Film/{{Moonraker}}''. While on a tour of Drax' aerospace facility Film/JamesBond was put in such a machine by Holly Goodhead and given a spin. While he was undergoing this, Holly was called away and Drax's henchman Chang took over, turning the dial up and subjecting Bond to multiple gravities of force. Just before falling unconscious, Bond used one of his gadgets to shoot the control panel and turn the machine off.
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* In a rare example of being used for its intended purpose, ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'', Goku grabs Freeza by the centrifuge appears in ''Film/TheRightStuff'' as part of astronaut training.
* In the film ''Film/MuppetsFromSpace'', Rizzo
tail and spins in him around repeatedly, causing Freeza to vomit. [[VomitDiscretionShot We never actually see the centrifuge in C.O.V.N.E.T. while enduring science experiments.sick,]] but there is a [[ShadowOfImpendingDoom conspicuous shot of a growing shadow]] over [[ButtMonkey Krillin's]] face...
-->'''Krillin:''' [[ScreamingAtSquick Waaaaaaaagh!]]\\
'''Krillin Owned Counter: 27'''
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* ''Film/{{Moonraker}}''. While on a tour of Drax' aerospace facility, Film/JamesBond is put in such a machine by Holly Goodhead and given a spin. While he is undergoing this, Holly is called away and Drax's henchman Chang takes over, turning the dial up and subjecting Bond to multiple gravities of force. Just before falling unconscious, Bond uses one of his gadgets to shoot the control panel and turn the machine off.
* In a rare example of being used for its intended purpose, the centrifuge appears in ''Film/TheRightStuff'' as part of astronaut training.



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* In the film ''Film/MuppetsFromSpace'', Rizzo spins in the centrifuge in C.O.V.N.E.T. while enduring science experiments.
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* In ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxHitTheRoad'', the Cone Of Tragedy at the Cushman Bros. Carnival spins around at insane speeds, as befitting its name. If you ride it, you will lose all your stuff and have to get it back from the Lost and Found... along with an item you need to progress in the game.

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* In ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxHitTheRoad'', the Cone Of of Tragedy at the Cushman Bros. Carnival spins around at insane speeds, as befitting its name. If you ride it, you will lose all your stuff and have to get it back from the Lost and Found... along with an item you need to progress in the game.



* Webcomic/{{xkcd}} argues whether or not this should be called [[http://xkcd.com/123/ "centripetal farce"]].

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* Webcomic/{{xkcd}} ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' argues whether or not this should be called [[http://xkcd.com/123/ "centripetal farce"]].



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* In ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'', Goku grabs Freeza by the tail and spins him around repeatedly, causing Freeza to vomit. [[VomitDiscretionShot We never actually see the sick,]] but there is a [[ShadowOfImpendingDoom conspicuous shot of a growing shadow]] over [[ButtMonkey Krillin's]] face...
-->'''Krillin:''' [[ScreamingAtSquick Waaaaaaaagh!]]
--->''Krillin Owned Counter: 27''
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* The over-the-top amusement park rides in the opening scene of ''Film/SpyKids 2'' are mainly of this type.

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* The over-the-top amusement park rides in the opening scene of ''Film/SpyKids 2'' ''Film/SpyKids2IslandOfLostDreams'' are mainly of this type.


Note that this applies to [[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible more than just training centrifuges]]. For example, carnival rides provide another common source of hilarity. Normally harmless amusement rides become whirling machines of doom and vomit (whether [[VomitDiscretionShot hinted at]] or [[VomitIndiscretionShot shown explicitly]]) in the hands of overzealous writers. After being subjected to the insanity, characters will often stumble off in a daze, followed up by a NonSequiturThud. Or someone could forcefully spin one or more enemies to [[NonLethalKO incapacitate]] them with dizziness symptoms.

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Note that this applies to [[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible more than just training centrifuges]]. For example, carnival rides provide another common source of hilarity. Normally harmless amusement rides become whirling machines of doom and vomit (whether [[VomitDiscretionShot hinted at]] or [[VomitIndiscretionShot shown explicitly]]) in the hands of overzealous writers. Or some character could forcefully spin one or more enemies to [[NonLethalKO incapacitate]] them with dizziness symptoms. After being subjected to the insanity, characters will often stumble off in a daze, followed up by a NonSequiturThud. Or someone could forcefully spin one or more enemies to [[NonLethalKO incapacitate]] them with dizziness symptoms.
NonSequiturThud.


* In the ''Literature/HankTheCowdog'' book ''The Case of the Vanishing Fishhook'', Hank has swallowed a fishhook that was baited with liver. Slim tries to get him to throw it up by {{force feeding}} him a ton of liquid soap and then spinning him in circles. Ironically, it doesn't work for Hank, but Slim has to duck out for a moment to vomit.

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* In the ''Literature/HankTheCowdog'' book ''The Case of the Vanishing Fishhook'', Hank has swallowed a fishhook that was baited with liver. Slim tries to get him to throw it up by {{force feeding}} him a ton of liquid soap and then spinning him in circles. Ironically, it doesn't work for Hank, but [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Slim has to duck out for a moment to vomit.vomit]].



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* In the ''Literature/HankTheCowdog'' book ''The Case of the Vanishing Fishhook'', Hank has swallowed a fishhook that was baited with liver. Slim tries to get him to throw it up by {{force feeding}} him a ton of liquid soap and then spinning him in circles. Ironically, it doesn't work for Hank, but Slim has to duck out for a moment to vomit.


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* ''Series/RoadRules'' season 5 last episode ("Ice Castles"). The Road Rulers receive a clue about what their next challenge will be: a motion sickness bag. They are required to ride 30 amusement park rides in two hours, including roller coasters, with the intent that they will end up getting sick on camera. It works - several of them end up puking their guts out.
* ''Series/AllThat'': In the "Tilt a'Hurl" sketch, the roller coaster's operator always gets puked on as the passengers enter the loop-de-loop.


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* In ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'' you can do this to Snake at will by spinning him around in the Survival Viewer. If Snake's sick from eating rotten or poisoned food, you can cure him by forcing him to vomit. You can also escape from the prison cell by making Snake vomit, then taking out the guard when he comes in to check on you.


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* In ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'', Goku grabs Freeza by the tail and spins him around repeatedly, causing Freeza to vomit. [[VomitDiscretionShot We never actually see the sick,]] but there is a [[ShadowOfImpendingDoom conspicuous shot of a growing shadow]] over [[ButtMonkey Krillin's]] face...
-->'''Krillin:''' [[ScreamingAtSquick Waaaaaaaagh!]]
--->''Krillin Owned Counter: 27''
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode, "Him Diddle Riddle", one of Him's challenges for the girls is to defeat a giant monster without using their superpowers. At one point, Buttercup attempts to attack the monster with a military helicopter. The monster grabs the helicopter by its rotors, causing it to spin out of control. When Buttercup lands, she [[GreenAroundTheGills turns a sickly green]] and throws up in a trash can.
* In ''WesternAnimation/BebesKids'', Leon gets sick on a Tilt-A-Whirl ride and throws up inside it.
* Implied in ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''. Ed develops an imaginary friend and has Edd and Eddy spin in a chair. He then has his imaginary friend spin in the chair and claims that it causes him to throw up.
* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', Arthur and Buster go on a roller coaster ride that's said to make you throw up.
* The ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' episode ''[[Recap/KimPossibleS2E27MotorEd Motor Ed]]'' begins with Ron flashing back to the time he ate too many hot dogs and got on a spinning ride. [[GreenAroundTheGills Ron's face turns green]] and then some poor clown below [[OhCrap looks shocked]] as [[ShadowOfImpendingDoom a growing shadow appears on his face]]. The [[VomitDiscretionShot impact happens offscreen]].


Note that this applies to [[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible more than just training centrifuges]]. For example, carnival rides provide another common source of hilarity. Normally harmless amusement rides become whirling machines of doom and vomit in the hands of overzealous writers. After being subjected to the insanity, characters will often stumble off in a daze, followed up by a NonSequiturThud.

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Note that this applies to [[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible more than just training centrifuges]]. For example, carnival rides provide another common source of hilarity. Normally harmless amusement rides become whirling machines of doom and vomit (whether [[VomitDiscretionShot hinted at]] or [[VomitIndiscretionShot shown explicitly]]) in the hands of overzealous writers. After being subjected to the insanity, characters will often stumble off in a daze, followed up by a NonSequiturThud.
NonSequiturThud. Or someone could forcefully spin one or more enemies to [[NonLethalKO incapacitate]] them with dizziness symptoms.



* There's an unusually graphic VomitIndiscretionShot in the ''ComicBook/DoctorWhoTitan'' story "Ghost Stories", when the Twelfth Doctor incapacitates some armed robbers by spinning them in a revolving door.



* The infamous "Tequila" scene from ''Film/TheSandlot'' involves a bunch of kids trying chewing tobacco to emulate their baseball idols, and then getting onto a fast spinning carnival ride. [[VomitChainReaction Vomit ensues.]]

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* The infamous "Tequila" scene from ''Film/TheSandlot'' involves a bunch of kids trying celebrating their victory over a rival baseball team by going to a carnival. They try chewing tobacco for the first time to emulate their baseball idols, and then getting get onto a fast spinning carnival ride. [[VomitChainReaction Vomit ensues.]]ensues]] all over themselves and a girl sitting behind them.


* T-Bone and Razor are seen training in a dual centrifuge in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/SwatKats'', justified because they're vigilantes that fly an insanely fast CoolPlane and would need to train for the high gs the Turbo Kat would put them through. Their reactions while in the centrifuge are downplayed with Razor showing the most facial effects and passing out while T-Bone powers on through, something that Razor feels ashamed of. [[spoiler: Towards the end of the episode he actually stays conscious when T-Bone is forced to put the Turbo Kat through even higher speed... only to find out that ''T-Bone'', the ''pilot'' of their jet passed out instead!]]

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* T-Bone and Razor are seen training in a dual centrifuge in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/SwatKats'', justified because they're vigilantes that fly an insanely fast CoolPlane and would need to train for the high gs the Turbo Kat would put them through. Their reactions while in the centrifuge are downplayed with Razor showing the most facial effects and passing out while T-Bone powers on through, something that Razor feels ashamed of. [[spoiler: Towards the end of the episode he actually stays conscious when T-Bone is forced to put the Turbo Kat through even higher speed...speeds... only to find out that ''T-Bone'', the ''pilot'' of their jet passed out instead!]]

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