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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodDinosaur'', Arlo and Spot take a dip in a pond. When Arlo comes out, he is covered in leeches, causing him to freak out and shake them off.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodDinosaur'', Arlo and Spot take a dip in a pond. When they come out, Arlo comes out, he is covered in leeches, causing him to freak out and shake them off.


* In ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodDinosaur'', Arlo and Spot take a dip in a pond. When Arlo comes out, he is covered in leeches, to his horror.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodDinosaur'', Arlo and Spot take a dip in a pond. When Arlo comes out, he is covered in leeches, causing him to his horror.freak out and shake them off.

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* In ''VideoGame/TYTheTasmanianTiger'', leeches are enemies that latch onto TY and slowly drain his health, which you have to jiggle the control stick to shake them off. Biting them or blowing them up with a special rang defeats them.



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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodDinosaur'', Arlo and Spot take a dip in a pond. When Arlo comes out, he is covered in leeches, to his horror.


* In ''WeseternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Simpson Safari", when the family gets stuck on a river, Homer gets leeches on his arm and even a giant one latches onto his other hand!

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* In ''WeseternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Simpson Safari", when the family gets stuck on a river, Homer gets leeches on his arm and even a giant one latches onto his other hand!


-->-- ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland,'' "Camp Castaways"

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-->-- ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland,'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama,'' "Camp Castaways"


-->'''Naveen:''' My family cut me off for being a ''(sees leech attached to his elbow)'' [[AstonishinglyAppropriateInterruption LEECH]]!

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-->'''Naveen:''' My family ''family'' is rich, but they cut me off for being a ''(sees leech attached to his elbow)'' [[AstonishinglyAppropriateInterruption LEECH]]!

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* In ''WeseternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Simpson Safari", when the family gets stuck on a river, Homer gets leeches on his arm and even a giant one latches onto his other hand!


-->-- ''TotalDramaIsland,'' "Camp Castaways"

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-->-- ''TotalDramaIsland,'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland,'' "Camp Castaways"

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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo'' has Lazlo going for a swim and coming out with a leech/sea lamprey attached to his head. He decides to call it Lamar and keep it as a pet, even though it was slowly sucking his blood dry.


Whenever a character accidentally falls into a body of water, especially a stagnant one such as a swamp or pond, expect them to come up and discover a leech - or more - attached to them somewhere. This is usually followed by an [[ScreamsLikeALittleGirl ear-splitting scream]]. Often PlayedForLaughs, but can be used to induce {{Squick}} in the viewer or show the harsh reality of the work's setting, particularly as a subversion of CoolClearWater or SkinnyDipping.

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Subtrope of ClingyAquaticLife. Whenever a character accidentally falls into a body of water, especially a stagnant one such as a swamp or pond, expect them to come up and discover a leech - or more - attached to them somewhere. This is usually followed by an [[ScreamsLikeALittleGirl ear-splitting scream]]. Often PlayedForLaughs, but can be used to induce {{Squick}} in the viewer or show the harsh reality of the work's setting, particularly as a subversion of CoolClearWater or SkinnyDipping.

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* ''Webcomic/CarryOn'': In keeping with the arc's ''Film/TheAfricanQueen'' reference, [[http://www.hirezfox.com/km/co/d/20170310.html one page]] features sandy hopping out of the swamp / river, covered in the little bloodsuckers.


* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Bloo gets stung by bees and unwittingly rubs himself with poison ivy. He drowns out the itching by splashing water from a nearby lake on his face, but ends up with leeches on his face, which he doesn't notice.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', Bloo gets [[BeeAfraid stung by bees bees]] and [[KnowYourVines unwittingly rubs himself with poison ivy.ivy]]. He drowns out the itching by splashing water from a nearby lake on his face, but ends up with leeches on his face, which he doesn't notice.


[[quoteright:300:[[Film/TheAfricanQueen http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/InstantLeechJustFallInWater_3600.jpg]]]]

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[[quoteright:300:[[Film/TheAfricanQueen [[quoteright:320:[[Film/TheAfricanQueen http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/InstantLeechJustFallInWater_3600.org/pmwiki/pub/images/african_queen_leeches.jpg]]]]


-->--''TotalDramaIsland,'' "Camp Castaways"

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-->--''TotalDramaIsland,'' -->-- ''TotalDramaIsland,'' "Camp Castaways"

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