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* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueAction'', a possessed Batman uses the Batmobile's ejector seat to launch Green Arrow into a river.

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possessed Batman uses the Batmobile's ejector seat to launch Green Arrow into a river.river.
** Space Cabbie's cab has a spring-loaded seat in case of rowdy passengers. Granny Goodness learns this the hard way.


* [[Literature/AlexRider Alex Rider's]] bike has one of these in 'Eagle Strike'.

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* [[Literature/AlexRider Alex Rider's]] bike has one of these in 'Eagle Strike'.''Eagle Strike''. A more conventional example appears in a later book, ''Never Say Die''.


* In ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'', the P-996 Lazer fighter jet features one, letting you escape easily if you get shot up. However, if you manage to somehow wreck it, but still get to the ground mostly in one piece, the seat likes to fire you backwards into the ground. [[CaptainObvious This hurts]]. In addition to that, one of the cars Franklin has to steal in one of the missions is a spy car from a movie studio that comes equipped with an ejectable passenger seat. The actress who Franklin accidentally kidnapped found this out the hard way when Franklin pressed the button, not knowing what it would do.

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* In ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'', the P-996 Lazer fighter jet features one, letting you escape easily if you get shot up. However, if you manage to somehow wreck it, but still get to the ground mostly in one piece, the seat likes to fire you backwards into the ground. [[CaptainObvious This hurts]].ground to hurt you. In addition to that, one of the cars Franklin has to steal in one of the missions is a spy car from a movie studio that comes equipped with an ejectable passenger seat. The actress who Franklin accidentally kidnapped found this out the hard way when Franklin pressed the button, not knowing what it would do.

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** While ejection seats are almost ubiquitous, there are a number of aircraft and battlemechs that lack them, due design oversights, manufacturing flaws, design tradeoffs, or simple lack of care, turning these vehicles into ArmoredCoffins. The Lyran's ''Lucifer'' LCF-R15 SpacePlane had its ejection system removed during a retrofit program to solve its many other issues, and the comically underarmored ''Spider'' SDR-5V scout battlemech, first produced in 2650, didn't receive an ejection seat for over ''four hundred years''.


* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueAction'' has a similar scene to the ''Brave and the Bold'' example mentioned above, this time involving Batman and Green Arrow in the Batmobile. Unlike Plastic Man, however, GA actually gets ejected.

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* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueAction'' has ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueAction'', a similar scene to the ''Brave and the Bold'' example mentioned above, this time involving possessed Batman and uses the Batmobile's ejector seat to launch Green Arrow in the Batmobile. Unlike Plastic Man, however, GA actually gets ejected.into a river.

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* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueAction'' has a similar scene to the ''Brave and the Bold'' example mentioned above, this time involving Batman and Green Arrow in the Batmobile. Unlike Plastic Man, however, GA actually gets ejected.

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* ''VideoGame/SabreAceConflictOverKorea'' puts ejector seats on all the jet planes. Prop-driven planes just have the pilot jump out of the cockpit.

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* ''[[Series/WonderWoman1975 Wonder Woman]]'': In "Going, Going, Gone", [[BigBad Sheldon Como]] tricks a Russian pilot with an illusory UFO. The pilot jettisons his cargo and uses his ejection seat.


* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsResistance'': In [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E3FuelForTheFire "Fuel for the Fire"]], Kaz saves Rucklin from his racing ship, which is about to explode due to being fuelled with too much dangerous hyperfuel, via the ejection seat. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, Rucklin had the parachute removed because he didn't think it was necessary for racing, seeing it as extraneous weight, so BB-8 has to catch them with his suction cable, and then Kaz's boss Yeager has to help pull them up.]] [[NeverMyFault Not that]] [[UngratefulBastard Rucklin]] [[ComplainingAboutRescuesTheyDontLike is grateful.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsResistance'': In ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsResistance'':
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[[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E3FuelForTheFire "Fuel for the Fire"]], Fire"]]: Kaz saves Rucklin from his racing ship, which is about to explode due to being fuelled with too much dangerous hyperfuel, via the ejection seat. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, Rucklin had the parachute removed because he didn't think it was necessary for racing, seeing it as extraneous weight, so BB-8 has to catch them with his suction cable, and then Kaz's boss Yeager has to help pull them up.]] [[NeverMyFault Not that]] [[UngratefulBastard Rucklin]] [[ComplainingAboutRescuesTheyDontLike is grateful.]]]]
** [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E8ThePlatformClassic "The Platform Classic"]]: During the race, Griff Halloran is forced to bail from his racer this way after he misses the reignition ring at the end of the gliding section and his ship heads for the ocean.


->'''Q:''' Now this I'm particularly proud of. You see the gear-stick here? Now if you take the top off, you'll find a little red button. Whatever you do, don't touch it.\\

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->'''Q:''' Now this I'm particularly proud keen about of. You see the gear-stick gear-lever here? Now if you take the top off, you'll find a little red button. Whatever you do, don't touch it.\\



'''Q:''' Because if you do, you'll release this section of the roof, and engage and fire the passenger ejector seat. ''Whoosh!''\\

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'''Q:''' Because if you do, you'll release this section of the roof, and engage and fire the passenger ejector seat. ''Whoosh!''\\


* In real life, 20% of aircraft ejections result in the pilot sustaining career-ending injuries, such as [[{{Understatement}} death]]. Also, 100% of aircraft ejections result in the pilot losing several inches of height, due to the sudden compression of being flung out of your plane at anywhere from 12 to 22 Gs (depending on what ejection seat your plane was equipped with). Most air forces impose a career limit on the number of ejections permissible (and that limit is usually one) before it's desk job city for you. Indeed pilots don't eject at the first hint of trouble, either. Considerable effort is first put into ''slowing the aircraft'' because at supersonic or just plain fast speeds the wind the pilot is slamming into could possibly rip the mask off of a pilot's face and ram air down his esophagus, [[{{Squick}} inflating his stomach like a balloon]], which makes simply impacting the ground sans parachute sound like a better option. Slowing down to a more reasonable speed to eject into is a good idea, if you can do it. A 200 mph wind is about the fastest nature throws at us. 600 mph is ''unnatural''. The conventional wisdom among pilots is to eject [[GodzillaThreshold only if]] not ejecting ''will'' kill you.

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* In real life, 20% of aircraft ejections result in the pilot sustaining career-ending injuries, such as [[{{Understatement}} death]].death. Also, 100% of aircraft ejections result in the pilot losing several inches of height, due to the sudden compression of being flung out of your plane at anywhere from 12 to 22 Gs (depending on what ejection seat your plane was equipped with). Most air forces impose a career limit on the number of ejections permissible (and that limit is usually one) before it's desk job city for you. Indeed pilots don't eject at the first hint of trouble, either. Considerable effort is first put into ''slowing the aircraft'' because at supersonic or just plain fast speeds the wind the pilot is slamming into could possibly rip the mask off of a pilot's face and ram air down his esophagus, [[{{Squick}} inflating his stomach like a balloon]], which makes simply impacting the ground sans parachute sound like a better option. Slowing down to a more reasonable speed to eject into is a good idea, if you can do it. A 200 mph wind is about the fastest nature throws at us. 600 mph is ''unnatural''. The conventional wisdom among pilots is to eject [[GodzillaThreshold only if]] not ejecting ''will'' kill you.


* In the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' episode ''All Ducks on Deck'', Launchpad accidentally pushes the ejector seat button in the invisible jet.
* During the 1980s, the MoralGuardians were (and still are) all concerned about damaging fragile child minds, so NeverSayDie was in full effect. This was particularly noticeable on ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero''. Any aerial dogfight between the Joes and Cobra ended up with the loser ejecting and parachuting to safety before their plane was destroyed. This even happened with ''helicopters'', though sometimes due to the pilot simply bailing out, rather than ejecting.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' episode ''All Ducks on Deck'', Launchpad accidentally pushes the "Training Day", Archer attempts to activate his car's ejector seat button but is stopped by Cyril, who will be left in the invisible jet.
* During the 1980s, the MoralGuardians were (and still are) all concerned about damaging fragile child minds, so NeverSayDie was in full effect. This was particularly noticeable on ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero''. Any aerial dogfight between the Joes
car and Cobra ended up with the loser ejecting and parachuting to safety before be killed either by their plane was destroyed. This even happened with ''helicopters'', though sometimes due to pursuer or the pilot simply bailing out, rather than ejecting.now driverless car crashing at high speed.



* ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'': One of the most famous upgrades Gadget added to her father's plane, as Monty accidentally finds out.
* Defied in ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'' in the episode "Guided Missile". XANA hijacks a fighter jet that Jeremie was training for flight on. The pilot radios for two more jets to shoot it down as he and Jeremie eject. But XANA has the ejection lever locked in place, so the only thing left is for a return to the past before XANA can launch the jet's missiles at the factory.
* ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' makes Baron Greenback's robot cat Paws trigger the Mk. III's ejector seat in "Cat-astrophe". As Paws can read DM's mind, DM uses meditation to empty his mind. This causes Paws to become weak and his hand hits the ejector button.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' episode ''All Ducks on Deck'', Launchpad accidentally pushes the ejector seat button in the invisible jet.
* ''WesternAnimation/GerryAndersonsNewCaptainScarlet'' splits the difference and equips the Angel Interceptors with an EscapePod that can return to [[AirborneAircraftCarrier Skybase]] under its own power, handily averting some FridgeLogic about just how they're supposed to get back onboard (its canon cruising altitude is sixty thousand feet, so no helicopters) but if ''that'' gets shot down they have this trope to fall back on.
* During the 1980s, the MoralGuardians were (and still are) all concerned about damaging fragile child minds, so NeverSayDie was in full effect. This was particularly noticeable on ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero''. Any aerial dogfight between the Joes and Cobra ended up with the loser ejecting and parachuting to safety before their plane was destroyed. This even happened with ''helicopters'', though sometimes due to the pilot simply bailing out, rather than ejecting.
* The Javelins used in ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Justice League Unlimited]]'' have ejector pods.
* The [[spoiler:Hummingbird mecha suits]] from ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' have these. To avoid the potential issue of getting the copilot killed because the pilot left flying, both occupants have independent toggle switches for both seats. [[spoiler:Which sadly makes Hiroshi's HeroicSacrifice possible]].
* The ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}'' semi-trailer truck, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bb3b7UfcD5g Rhino]], sports a side ejection seat for the passenger side, which was functional in the toy.



* A variation was used at the end of the first act of the ''WesternAnimation/MrBogus'' episode "[[Recap/MrBogusS2E3BogundaBogettaAndBogus Bogunda, Bogetta & Bogus]]", where Bogus activates a switch on the jeep, which causes the jeep to eject Ratty into the air when Ratty starts to sit down in said jeep.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "Elementary, My Dear Stacey", Agent "Double 0" 0's car has an ejector seat. Agent P triggers it.
* The ending to ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Treehouse of Horror X" has Bart and Homer on a rocket filled with second-rate celebrities headed straight toward the sun. Rather than deal with their singing, Homer ejects himself and Bart into space, where they explode with a happy sigh.
-->'''Bart:''' Don't worry, Dad, we'll be dead in five minutes.\\
'''Homer:''' NOT FAST ENOUGH!



* In the "Rhode Island Road Race" episode of ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces'', Penelope Pitstop uses her ejector seat to expel Dick Dastardly.
* Freddy installs an ejection seat in the desert racing episode of ''WesternAnimation/WhatsNewScoobyDoo''.
* The ''WesternAnimation/SWATKats'' Turbo Kat plane has ejector seats for both T-Bone and Razor. The seats could fly independently for some time, and were shown re-docking with the plane in a few cases.



* The Javelins used in ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Justice League Unlimited]]'' have ejector pods.

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* The Javelins used ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'': In [[Recap/StarWarsTheCloneWarsS2E17BountyHunters "Bounty Hunters"]], Anakin crashes the ship he's piloting on Felucia in ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Justice League Unlimited]]'' have order to get the vulture droids in pursuit to crash as well. He, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka eject before that happens.
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsResistance'': In [[Recap/StarWarsResistanceS1E3FuelForTheFire "Fuel for the Fire"]], Kaz saves Rucklin from his racing ship, which is about to explode due to being fuelled with too much dangerous hyperfuel, via the ejection seat. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, Rucklin had the parachute removed because he didn't think it was necessary for racing, seeing it as extraneous weight, so BB-8 has to catch them with his suction cable, and then Kaz's boss Yeager has to help pull them up.]] [[NeverMyFault Not that]] [[UngratefulBastard Rucklin]] [[ComplainingAboutRescuesTheyDontLike is grateful.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': In "Space Race", the
ejector pods.seats in Pearl's prototype spaceships serve as vehicles for the [[AnAesop Aesop]]: "Sometimes you've just gotta know when to bail."
* In ''WesternAnimation/StormHawks'', ProperlyParanoid CrazyPrepared Stork builds the Storkmobile. Among other safety features is an ejector seat. Because, as Stork says, "You ''always'' need an ejector seat."
* The ''WesternAnimation/SWATKats'' Turbo Kat plane has ejector seats for both T-Bone and Razor. The seats could fly independently for some time, and were shown re-docking with the plane in a few cases.
* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'': One gets installed in the family mini-van (without the Devil's knowledge) in "Yet Another Road to Tazmania". Taz is accidentally ejected from the car while Hugh is trying to turn on the air conditioning.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "Elementary, My Dear Stacey", Agent "Double 0" 0's car has an ejector seat. Agent P triggers it.
* ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'': One of the most famous upgrades Gadget added to her father's plane, as Monty accidentally finds out.
* In ''WesternAnimation/StormHawks'', ProperlyParanoid CrazyPrepared Stork builds the Storkmobile. Among other safety features is an ejector seat. Because, as Stork says, "You ''always'' need an ejector seat."
* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'': One gets installed in the family mini-van (without the Devil's knowledge) in "Yet Another Road to Tazmania". Taz is accidentally ejected from the car while Hugh is trying to turn on the air conditioning.
* ''WesternAnimation/GerryAndersonsNewCaptainScarlet'' splits the difference and equips the Angel Interceptors with an EscapePod that can return to [[AirborneAircraftCarrier Skybase]] under its own power, handily averting some FridgeLogic about just how they're supposed to get back onboard (its canon cruising altitude is sixty thousand feet, so no helicopters) but if ''that'' gets shot down they have this trope to fall back on.
* A variation was used at the end of the first act of the ''WesternAnimation/MrBogus'' episode "[[Recap/MrBogusS2E3BogundaBogettaAndBogus Bogunda, Bogetta & Bogus]]", where Bogus activates a switch on the jeep, which causes the jeep to eject Ratty into the air when Ratty starts to sit down in said jeep.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' "Rhode Island Road Race" episode "Elementary, My Dear Stacey", Agent "Double 0" 0's car has an of ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces'', Penelope Pitstop uses her ejector seat. Agent P triggers it.
* ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'': One of the most famous upgrades Gadget added
seat to her father's plane, as Monty accidentally finds out.
expel Dick Dastardly.
* In ''WesternAnimation/StormHawks'', ProperlyParanoid CrazyPrepared Stork builds the Storkmobile. Among other safety features is Freddy installs an ejector seat. Because, as Stork says, "You ''always'' need an ejector seat."
* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'': One gets installed
ejection seat in the family mini-van (without the Devil's knowledge) in "Yet Another Road to Tazmania". Taz is accidentally ejected from the car while Hugh is trying to turn on the air conditioning.
* ''WesternAnimation/GerryAndersonsNewCaptainScarlet'' splits the difference and equips the Angel Interceptors with an EscapePod that can return to [[AirborneAircraftCarrier Skybase]] under its own power, handily averting some FridgeLogic about just how they're supposed to get back onboard (its canon cruising altitude is sixty thousand feet, so no helicopters) but if ''that'' gets shot down they have this trope to fall back on.
* A variation was used at the end of the first act of the ''WesternAnimation/MrBogus''
desert racing episode "[[Recap/MrBogusS2E3BogundaBogettaAndBogus Bogunda, Bogetta & Bogus]]", where Bogus activates a switch on the jeep, which causes the jeep to eject Ratty into the air when Ratty starts to sit down in said jeep.of ''WesternAnimation/WhatsNewScoobyDoo''.



* Defied in ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'' in the episode "Guided Missile". XANA hijacks a fighter jet that Jeremie was training for flight on. The pilot radios for two more jets to shoot it down as he and Jeremie eject. But XANA has the ejection lever locked in place, so the only thing left is for a return to the past before XANA can launch the jet's missiles at the factory.
* DangerMouse makes Baron Greenback's robot cat Paws trigger the Mk. III's ejector seat in "Cat-astrophe." As Paws can read DM's mind, DM uses meditation to empty his mind. This causes Paws to become weak and his hand hits the ejector button.
* The ending to ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Treehouse of Horror X" has Bart and Homer on a rocket filled with second-rate celebrities headed straight toward the sun. Rather than deal with their singing, Homer ejects himself and Bart into space, where they explode with a happy sigh.
-->'''Bart:''' Don't worry, Dad, we'll be dead in five minutes.
-->'''Homer:''' NOT FAST ENOUGH!
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' episode Training Day, Archer attempts to activate his cars ejector seat but is stopped by Cyril who will be left in the car and be killed either by their pursuer or the now driverless car crashing at high speed.
* The [[spoiler:Humming bird mecha suits]] from ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' have these. To avoid the potential issue of getting the copilot killed because the pilot left flying, both occupants have independent toggle switches for both seats. [[spoiler:Wich sadly makes Hiroshi's HeroicSacrifice possible]].
* The ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}'' semi-trailer truck, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bb3b7UfcD5g Rhino]], sports a side ejection seat for the passenger side, which was functional in the toy.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "Space Race", the ejector seats in Pearl's prototype spaceships serve as vehicles for the [[AnAesop Aesop]]: "Sometimes you've just gotta know when to bail."

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "Space Race", the ejector seats in Pearl's prototype spaceships serve as vehicles for the [[AnAesop Aesop]]: "Sometimes you've just gotta know when to bail."


* Ejection seats play a role in ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' games from time to time, usually to explain how someone survived getting a mech shot down.

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* Ejection seats play a role in ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' games from time to time, usually to explain how someone survived getting a mech shot down. ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsX'' is notable in that it invokes this trope to neatly sidestep the [[ChildrenForcedToKill implications]] of having [[Anime/MashinHeroWataruSeries a grade-schooler]] mow down human pilots instead of the cuddly robot soldiers from his home series.


* ''Literature/TheWarAgainstTheChtorr''. 'Lizard' Tirelli has to eject after the engines on her helicopter gunship are clogged and explode in a dust storm. The rotors and tail are blown off and the fuselage drifts down to the ground on a parachute.

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* ''Literature/TheWarAgainstTheChtorr''. 'Lizard' Tirelli has to eject after the engines on her helicopter gunship are clogged and explode in a dust storm. The rotors and tail are blown off and the [[EscapePod fuselage drifts down to the ground ground]] on a parachute.

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