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* ''Film/MedusasChild'': The protagonists end up extracting the pacemaker used by the titular atomic bomb to detect the presence of its maker's ex-wife[[note]]it's set to explode immediately if she tries to get away from it, in addition to its ticking countdown[[/note]], tape it to the bomb and throw the latter out of the cargo plane, into the ocean, with seconds to spare.


Contrast SeaMine. DiveUnderTheExplosion could be considered an opposite trope of sorts, given that it involves dunking ''yourself'' into the water to avoid the bomb's effects. Similar to NoWaterproofingInTheFuture where any device suffers from exposure to water.

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Contrast SeaMine. DiveUnderTheExplosion could be considered an opposite trope of sorts, given that it involves dunking ''yourself'' into the water to avoid the bomb's effects.effects (just don't do both at the same time). Similar to NoWaterproofingInTheFuture where any device suffers from exposure to water.


* ''Series/SledgeHammer'': When a bomb is delivered to Captain Trunk's office, Trunk panics and Hammer desperately tries to smash the window so as to throw it out. Dori Doreau tries to attract their attention, gives up, shrugs, and dunks the fuse in her cup of coffee. Hammer is unaware the emergency is over, and smashes the window anyway.


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* ''Series/SledgeHammer'': When a bomb is delivered to Captain Trunk's office, Trunk panics and Hammer desperately tries to smash the window so as to throw it out. Dori Doreau tries to attract their attention, gives up, shrugs, and dunks the fuse in her cup of coffee. Hammer is unaware the emergency is over, and smashes the window anyway.
* In the ''Series/StarskyAndHutch'' episode "Murder at Sea," the guys dispose of three bombs hidden throughout a cruise ship by tossing them overboard.


* Done quite [[ShownTheirWork realistically]] (in terms of effects in the Season 01 Finale of Series/DesignatedSurvivor, [[Recap/DesignatedSurvivorS1E21BraceForImpact Brace for Impact]]: ArtisticLicenseGeography for Agent Wells' RaceAgainstTheClock notwithstanding, when she resorts to driving the van full of explosives into the Potomac River to get rid of the TimeBomb before it goes off, it's clearly shown that she, just a few metres away from shore, is still somewhat affected by the pressure wave, just not quite as badly as she would have been if the van had been in the open air.

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* Done quite [[ShownTheirWork realistically]] (in terms of effects effects) in the Season 01 Finale of Series/DesignatedSurvivor, [[Recap/DesignatedSurvivorS1E21BraceForImpact Brace for Impact]]: ArtisticLicenseGeography for Agent Wells' RaceAgainstTheClock notwithstanding, when she resorts to driving the van full of explosives into the Potomac River to get rid of the TimeBomb before it goes off, it's clearly shown that she, just a few metres away from shore, is still somewhat affected by the pressure wave, just not quite as badly as she would have been if the van had been in the open air.


* Done quite [[ShownTheirWork realistically]] (in terms of effects in the Season 01 Finale of Series/DesignatedSurvivor, Recap/DesignatedSurvivorS1E21BraceForImpact: ArtisticLicenseGeography for Agent Wells' RaceAgainstTheClock notwithstanding, when she resorts to driving the van full of explosives into the Potomac River to get rid of the TimeBomb before it goes off, it's clearly shown that she, just a few metres away from shore, is still somewhat affected by the pressure wave, just not quite as badly as she would have been if the van had been in the open air.

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* Done quite [[ShownTheirWork realistically]] (in terms of effects in the Season 01 Finale of Series/DesignatedSurvivor, Recap/DesignatedSurvivorS1E21BraceForImpact: [[Recap/DesignatedSurvivorS1E21BraceForImpact Brace for Impact]]: ArtisticLicenseGeography for Agent Wells' RaceAgainstTheClock notwithstanding, when she resorts to driving the van full of explosives into the Potomac River to get rid of the TimeBomb before it goes off, it's clearly shown that she, just a few metres away from shore, is still somewhat affected by the pressure wave, just not quite as badly as she would have been if the van had been in the open air.


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* Done quite [[ShownTheirWork realistically]] (in terms of effects in the Season 01 Finale of Series/DesignatedSurvivor, Recap/DesignatedSurvivorS1E21BraceForImpact: ArtisticLicenseGeography for Agent Wells' RaceAgainstTheClock notwithstanding, when she resorts to driving the van full of explosives into the Potomac River to get rid of the TimeBomb before it goes off, it's clearly shown that she, just a few metres away from shore, is still somewhat affected by the pressure wave, just not quite as badly as she would have been if the van had been in the open air.

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* ''Film/TheKillerElite''. The protagonists are pulled over by a policeman just as they find a bomb hidden under their car. They hand the bomb to the suddenly nervous officer and [[BlatantLies say they'll wait there]] while he throws it in San Francisco Bay. Of course they drive off the moment the policeman leaves, and there's a loud off-screen explosion implying that [[TooDumbToLive he never made it to the water.]]


* ''Fanfic/QuarterlifeHalfwayToDestruction'': When the "radoactive isatope" reaches its [[TitleDrop quarter-life]], [[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman]] (the one and only time [[RougeAnglesOfSatin his name is spelled correctly]]) contains the meltdown by using portals to push "henemy" headquarters [[ShapedLikeItself into a portal]], causing it to "go off harmless in Atlantic ocean".

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* ''Fanfic/QuarterlifeHalfwayToDestruction'': ''Fanfic/QuarterLifeHalfwayToDestruction'': When the "radoactive isatope" reaches its [[TitleDrop quarter-life]], [[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman]] (the one and only time [[RougeAnglesOfSatin his name is spelled correctly]]) contains the meltdown by using portals to push "henemy" headquarters [[ShapedLikeItself into a portal]], causing it to "go off harmless in Atlantic ocean".

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* ''Fanfic/QuarterlifeHalfwayToDestruction'': When the "radoactive isatope" reaches its [[TitleDrop quarter-life]], [[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman]] (the one and only time [[RougeAnglesOfSatin his name is spelled correctly]]) contains the meltdown by using portals to push "henemy" headquarters [[ShapedLikeItself into a portal]], causing it to "go off harmless in Atlantic ocean".
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* Played With in the TV series ''Series/{{Chuck}}'' which has the episode ''Chuck Versus The A Team'' in which Chuck discovers that dropping a nuke from a submarine into the sea would disarm it, however the trope gets averted by the fact that the nearest body of sea water is miles away and the bomb will explode in just under a minute. What Chuck does instead is [[MundaneMadeAwesome spray the bomb with apple juice from a juice box]], the logic being that since the juice contains sodium, exposure to it would disarm the bomb, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome and it works]].

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* Played With in the TV series ''Series/{{Chuck}}'' which has the episode ''Chuck Versus The A Team'' in which Chuck discovers that dropping a nuke from a submarine into the sea would disarm it, however the trope gets averted by the fact that the nearest body of sea water is miles away and the bomb will explode in just under a minute. What Chuck does instead is [[MundaneMadeAwesome spray the bomb with apple juice from a juice box]], the logic being that since the juice contains sodium, exposure to it would disarm the bomb, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome and it works]].

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* ''Series/TalesOfTheGoldMonkey''. In "Black Pearl", the Nazis have developed a prototype atomic bomb ([[StupidJetpackHitler in 1938]]). Our heroes tow the bomb into a [[BottomlessPit bottomless lagoon]] and sink it. It detonates to no apparent effect to the Nazi officials watching from a distant vessel, who deride the experiment as a failure.


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* The alchemist class from ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' has bombs but the rules state they can't be used underwater, though they later received ways to create bombs that ''can'' be used in water.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' supplement ''Lone Star''. Since magic works in ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'', Lone Star officers will sometimes order a water elemental to engulf a suspicious package. If it's actually a bomb, the water will render it harmless.

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* The alchemist class from ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' has bombs but the rules state they can't be used underwater, though they later received ways to create bombs that ''can'' be used Played with in water.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' supplement ''Lone Star''. Since magic works in ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'', Lone Star officers will sometimes order
''Literature/TheFourthProtocol'' when a cat burglar fills a bag with water elemental which he tapes on top of a shaped explosive charge he's using to engulf crack a suspicious package. If it's actually a bomb, safe. The idea being not to stop the water will render it harmless.bomb but to absorb the blast.


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* ''Music/TwistedSister''. In the music video for "I Wanna Rock", TheNeidermeyer teacher tries to stop the band by throwing a grenade at them, but he ends up [[ThrowThePin throwing the pin]], and the grenade gets stuck on his hand, so he jumps into the school swimming pool to try defusing it, but ends up getting blasted upward, [[HumiliationConga hitting his head on the diving board]].
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* The alchemist class from ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' has bombs but the rules state they can't be used underwater, though they later received ways to create bombs that ''can'' be used in water.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' supplement ''Lone Star''. Since magic works in ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'', Lone Star officers will sometimes order a water elemental to engulf a suspicious package. If it's actually a bomb, the water will render it harmless.
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** This is the case for all explosions in ''Minecraft'', but most kinds of explosions are not caused by things that follow you around, having instead to be deliberately placed in water.

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