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* ''Series/TheFortyFourHundred'': In "Lockdown", Tom places the Seattle NTAC offices under lockdown after all of the men in the building (including him) are infected with a HatePlague generated by T.J. Kim.


* ''Film/WarningSign'' has a full quarantine [=lockdown=] in the Biotek facility. And apparently their employees are idiots, because they stare at the closing shutters and alarms in confusion, and then complain to the security guard that they are frightened of being ''locked in''.

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* ''Film/WarningSign'' ''Warning Sign'' (1985) has a full quarantine [=lockdown=] in the Biotek facility. And apparently their employees are idiots, because they stare at the closing shutters and alarms in confusion, and then complain to the security guard that they are frightened of being ''locked in''.



-->'''CIA Mook:''' This is Italy, they don't do lockdown.

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-->'''CIA Mook:''' This is Italy, Italy; they don't do lockdown.




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* Film/Alien40thAnniversaryShorts. In "Specimen", the female protagonist is wearing headphones so doesn't hear the RedAlert until it's too late, leading to her being TrappedInContainment. She tells her colleague to unlock the door, but the quickest way to do this is to reboot the system by [[CutTheJuice cutting the power]], which also [[DarknessEqualsDeath kills the lights]]. Turns out she's not dealing with some alien molecule, but a Xenomorph facehugger.



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* In ''Series/{{The Good Doctor}}'', the emergency room, containing several important characters, is put under quarantine due to the outbreak of an airborne disease in the episode of the same name.



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* ''Film/ThePurge'': Ethan Hawke's character works for a company that sells advanced security systems that will essentially put homes on lockdown during the 12 hours of crime. However, it becomes apparent through the course of the film that while the system is strong enough to cause opportunistic criminals to seek easier prey, it won't stop a determined group from breaking in.


* Happens a few times on ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' and its spinoffs whenever classified information is about to be discussed.

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* Happens a few times on ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' and its spinoffs whenever classified information ClassifiedInformation is about to be discussed.discussed. Each building has at least one area that can be turned into a SCIF (Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Facility). Such areas include Director Vance's office in Washington and the Operations Center in Los Angeles. And, of course, MTAC (Multiple Threat Alert Center).



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* Done when a particularly dangerous [[MonsterOfTheWeek EVO]] escapes containment in the ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'' episode "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin [=Lockdown=]]]".

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* In the ''AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho'' audio play ''[[Recap/BigFinishDoctorWho195Mistfall Mistfall]]'', the New Alzarian exploration goes into lockdown when [[TitleDrop mistfall]] starts to occur.

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Also see: TrappedInContainment and QuarantineWithExtremePrejudice. Quite likely to result in FailsafeFailure or DidntSeeThatComing if the plot demands whatever is in [=lockdown=] escapes. [[IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] a certain [[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Cybertronian bounty hunter]]. Often the preface for a BottleEpisode.

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Also see: TrappedInContainment and QuarantineWithExtremePrejudice. Quite likely to result in FailsafeFailure or DidntSeeThatComing if the plot demands whatever is in [=lockdown=] escapes. [[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] a certain [[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Cybertronian bounty hunter]]. Often the preface for a BottleEpisode.


* ''{{Spooks}}'' has done this twice. First with the VX episode "I Spy Apocalypse", and then with the episode with the crazy former spy, and the Princess Di conspiracy theory story.

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* ''{{Spooks}}'' ''Series/{{Spooks}}'' has done this twice. First with the VX episode "I Spy Apocalypse", and then with the episode with the crazy former spy, and the Princess Di conspiracy theory story.


Also see: TrappedInContainment. Quite likely to result in FailsafeFailure or DidntSeeThatComing if the plot demands whatever is in [=lockdown=] escapes. [[IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] a certain [[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Cybertronian bounty hunter]]. Often the preface for a BottleEpisode.

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Also see: TrappedInContainment.TrappedInContainment and QuarantineWithExtremePrejudice. Quite likely to result in FailsafeFailure or DidntSeeThatComing if the plot demands whatever is in [=lockdown=] escapes. [[IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] a certain [[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Cybertronian bounty hunter]]. Often the preface for a BottleEpisode.


A location is isolated by means of locking every door/window/refrigerator/[[AirVentPassageway air vent]]/other entrance in the area so that no one can get in or out of the building. For the medical cases surrounding this, it is a quarantine. Armed guards may also be posted, depending on whether or not the military is involved.

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A location is isolated by means of locking every door/window/refrigerator/[[AirVentPassageway door/window/refrigerator/ [[AirVentPassageway air vent]]/other entrance in the area so that no one can get in or out of the building. For the medical cases surrounding this, it is a quarantine. Armed guards may also be posted, depending on whether or not the military is involved.



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* ''Film/DenOfThieves'': The Fed goes into lockdown in the event of a brownout, with all power being diverted to keep the security systems functioning. Merriman and his crew use this to their advantage in planning TheHeist; deliberately triggering a brownout to initiate a lockdown.



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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''
** In "Killer", a derelict spacecraft is put into lockdown, but the corpse of the pilot revives and attacks the doctor doing the autopsy, causing the others to break quarantine in their attempt to rescue him. They later realise this was planned as the corpse has cybernetic components and a SyntheticPlague sent by an alien race to infect humanity.
** In "Headhunter", [[MasterComputer Orac]] refuses to let Scorpio land or teleport to prevent the MonsterOfTheWeek from escaping. It responds by shutting down life support, so Avon overrides Orac's objects to rescue the crew, with inevitable consequences.


* ''MitadakeHigh'' begins with you in a locked-down school with the killer.

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* ''MitadakeHigh'' ''VideoGame/MitadakeHigh'' begins with you in a locked-down school with the killer.


* In ''Series/{{Cordon}}'', a deadly new disease come to Belgium and a whole city district is closed and locked down in an attempt to isolate the contagion. Remade for the USA with the action transferred to Atlanta, Georgia, as ''Series/{{Containment}}''.

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* In ''Series/{{Cordon}}'', a deadly new disease come comes to Belgium and a whole city district is closed and locked down in an attempt to isolate the contagion. Remade for the USA with the action transferred to Atlanta, Georgia, as ''Series/{{Containment}}''.

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