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* ''[[Film/BatmanTheMovie Batman]]'' (1966). During the battle on the submarine, the Penguin uses his umbrella to slide down a wire and knock down Batman with a kick.

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* ''[[Film/BatmanTheMovie Batman]]'' ''Film/BatmanTheMovie'' (1966). During the battle on the submarine, the Penguin uses his umbrella to slide down a wire and knock down Batman with a kick.



* In ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar 3'', Cole's squad uses what look to be meat hooks to slide down a cable car line. One-handed.

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* In ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar 3'', ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar3'', Cole's squad uses what look to be meat hooks to slide down a cable car line. One-handed.



* In certain levels of ''VideoGame/PerfectDark Zero'', Joanna can use conveniently placed wires for this.

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* In certain levels of ''VideoGame/PerfectDark Zero'', ''VideoGame/PerfectDarkZero'', Joanna can use conveniently placed wires for this.

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* ''Film/RobinHood2018'': At the mines, Robin jumps off an elevated walkway and hooks his bow over a conveniently placed rope; sliding down it to land in the back of John's wagon.


* Parodied in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Herman, the one-armed weapon seller, takes a pair of bootleg designer jeans and tries to get away using them to zipline out of Bart's treehouse. However, the jeans rip partway down as Herman laments [[HoistByHisOwnPetard "Foiled by my own shoddy merchandise!"]]

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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'': In "Carpe Museum" Bob, Louise, and Regular-Sized Rudy are stranded on the scaffolding of an episode of unfinished exhibit while Rudy is suffering an asthma attack. Bob manages to get to the ground and help the kids down by using his chaperone safety vest as a zipline.
-->'''Louise:''' Wait, what are you doing?\\
'''Bob:''' Maybe the bravest and ''dumbest'' thing I've ever done.
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''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Parodied in "The Springfield Connection"; Herman, the one-armed weapon seller, takes a pair of bootleg designer jeans and tries to get away using them to zipline out of Bart's treehouse. However, the jeans rip partway down as Herman laments [[HoistByHisOwnPetard "Foiled by my own shoddy merchandise!"]]


* One Website/DarwinAward winner decided to use a karabiner clip to slide down the cable of a disused chairlift. Too late he discovered that he had no way to arrest his acceleration and no to disengage himself from the karabiner. He collided fatally with a pylon. Prefaced by the FamousLastWords "Hey, watch this!"

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* One Website/DarwinAward Website/DarwinAwards winner decided to use a karabiner clip to slide down the cable of a disused chairlift. Too late he discovered that he had no way to arrest his acceleration and no to disengage himself from the karabiner. He collided fatally with a pylon. Prefaced by the FamousLastWords "Hey, watch this!"


* One Wbsite/DarwinAward winner decided to use a karabiner clip to slide down the cable of a disused chairlift. Too late he discovered that he had no way to arrest his acceleration and no to disengage himself from the karabiner. He collided fatally with a pylon. Prefaced by the FamousLastWords "Hey, watch this!"

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* One Wbsite/DarwinAward Website/DarwinAward winner decided to use a karabiner clip to slide down the cable of a disused chairlift. Too late he discovered that he had no way to arrest his acceleration and no to disengage himself from the karabiner. He collided fatally with a pylon. Prefaced by the FamousLastWords "Hey, watch this!"


* One Wbsite/DarwinAwards winner decided to use a karabiner clip to slide done the cable of a disused chairlift. Too late he discovered that he had no way to arrest his acceleration and no to disengage himself from the karabiner. He collided fatally with a pylon. Prefaced by the FamousLastWords "Hey, watch this!"

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* One Wbsite/DarwinAwards Wbsite/DarwinAward winner decided to use a karabiner clip to slide done down the cable of a disused chairlift. Too late he discovered that he had no way to arrest his acceleration and no to disengage himself from the karabiner. He collided fatally with a pylon. Prefaced by the FamousLastWords "Hey, watch this!"

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* One Wbsite/DarwinAwards winner decided to use a karabiner clip to slide done the cable of a disused chairlift. Too late he discovered that he had no way to arrest his acceleration and no to disengage himself from the karabiner. He collided fatally with a pylon. Prefaced by the FamousLastWords "Hey, watch this!"


** In "Remembrance Of The Daleks", the [[TheNthDoctor Seventh Doctor]] uses his umbrella and a rope to reach the top of a landed Dalek spacecraft from an upper-floor window.

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** In "Remembrance "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS25E1RemembranceOfTheDaleks Remembrance Of The Daleks", Daleks]]", the [[TheNthDoctor Seventh Doctor]] uses his umbrella and a rope to reach the top of a landed Dalek spacecraft from an upper-floor window.


** In "The Five Doctors", the Third Doctor and Sarah Jane use a cable stolen from the Raston Warrior Robot to zipline on to the roof of the Tower of Rassilon.

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** In "The "[[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors The Five Doctors", Doctors]]", the Third Doctor and Sarah Jane use a cable stolen from the Raston Warrior Robot to zipline on to the roof of the Tower of Rassilon.

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* ''Series/MacGyver1985'': In "The Prodigal", Mac and another guy have barricaded themselves in an attic by piling up furniture against the door as bad guys with guns try to catch them. [[MacGyvering Using cleaning fluid, a telescope, moth balls, rope, some handle bars and a pulley]] that all happen to be lying around the attic, Mac creates a spear gun that fires a rope to a tree outside. Then he and his sidekick zipline over vicious dogs and a tall fence to safety.

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* ''Series/TheMagician'': In "Illusion of Black Gold", Tony uses a pair of handcuffs he had earlier taken from the prisoner he was rescuing to slide down a guywire to the ground, carrying the prisoner on his back.

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* ''WesternAnimation/FinalSpace'': In episode 5, when the elevator is destroyed while the protagonists are only halfway between the Infinity Guard base and the planetís surface, Gary uses his robot arm to let himself and Quinn glide down the elevator cable. Unfortunately for Gary, the hand is capable of feeling pain and he screams in agony the entire way. Also ,the cable doesnít extend all the way to the surface, so the two end up plummeting to the ground one they reach the end of the cable.


* ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'':

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* ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'':''Manga/PokemonAdventures'':



** Earlier, Janine uses her Ariados as a zipline, with it retracting silk from one end and shooting it out from another.

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** Earlier, Janine uses her Ariados Ariados[[note]]A spider Pokémon, for those unfamiliar.[[/note]] as a zipline, with it retracting silk from one end and shooting it out from another.


* This happens in the Creator/ScottWesterfeld novel ''Literature/{{Leviathan}}'': Deryn is up in a scouting balloon and sees Alek's "family" coming to the shipwreck looking for him in their Stormwalker. The message lizard won't get down the cable in time, so she slings a leather strap over the tether and zips down to camp. The book also goes into detail about how and why this sort of action is dangerous.

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* This happens in the Creator/ScottWesterfeld novel ''Literature/{{Leviathan}}'': Deryn is up in a scouting balloon and sees Alek's "family" coming to the shipwreck looking for him in their Stormwalker. The message lizard won't get down the cable in time, so she slings a leather strap over the tether and zips down to camp. The book also goes into detail about how and why this sort of action is dangerous.dangerous and shows the sort of things Deryn has to do to prevent snapping her wrists/neck.


* This happens in the Creator/ScottWesterfeld novel ''Literature/{{Leviathan}}'': Deryn is up in a scouting balloon and sees Alek's "family" coming to the shipwreck looking for him in their Stormwalker. The message lizard won't get down the cable in time, so she slings a leather strap over the tether and zips down to camp.

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* This happens in the Creator/ScottWesterfeld novel ''Literature/{{Leviathan}}'': Deryn is up in a scouting balloon and sees Alek's "family" coming to the shipwreck looking for him in their Stormwalker. The message lizard won't get down the cable in time, so she slings a leather strap over the tether and zips down to camp. The book also goes into detail about how and why this sort of action is dangerous.

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