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Can be avoided by RacingTheTrain. Not to be confused with PutOnABus or WithAFootOnTheBus, very different tropes.

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Can be avoided by RacingTheTrain. Not to be confused with PutOnABus or PutOnABus, WithAFootOnTheBus, or MissedTheCall, which are very different tropes.


* ''Film/TommyBoy'' opens with [[AMinorKidtroduction a young Tommy Callahan]] missing his school bus (and being mocked by [[VitriolicBestBuds his friend Richard Hayden]]), before [[AgeCut switching to the adult Tommy]] missing the bus as a college student.

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* ''Film/TommyBoy'' opens with [[AMinorKidtroduction [[AMinorKidroduction a young Tommy Callahan]] missing his school bus (and being mocked by [[VitriolicBestBuds his friend Richard Hayden]]), before [[AgeCut switching to the adult Tommy]] missing the bus as a college student.

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* ''Film/TommyBoy'' opens with [[AMinorKidtroduction a young Tommy Callahan]] missing his school bus (and being mocked by [[VitriolicBestBuds his friend Richard Hayden]]), before [[AgeCut switching to the adult Tommy]] missing the bus as a college student.



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* In the ''Series/KeepingUpAppearances'' episode "Sea Fever," Hyacinth and Richard miss the departure of the [=QE2=], due to Hyacinth's poor directions when trying to avoid congestion on the motorway. She even runs up to the dock as the ship is leaving and shouts for it to stop.

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* The Music/{{Arctic Monkeys}}' Mardy Bum includes the lines "And yeah I'm sorry I was late / But I missed the train and then the traffic was a state"

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* The main character of ''The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight'' misses her flight by four minutes and has to wait multiple hours for the next one. As a result, she meets the love of her life who also has to catch the flight she is waiting for.


* One quest in ''VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' has you chased by a werewolf and just missing a tram that would have taken you to safety. It's four minutes before the tram will be back, and in the meantime, the werewolf is still chasing you.

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* One quest in ''VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' ''VideoGame/VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' has you chased by a werewolf and just missing a tram that would have taken you to safety. It's four minutes before the tram will be back, and in the meantime, the werewolf is still chasing you.


->-''"I missed the bus! And that is something I will never ever ever do again!!"''
->--'''Kriss Kross'''




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->-''"I missed the bus! And that is something I will never ever ever do again!!"''
->--'''Kriss Kross'''

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->-''"I missed the bus! And that is something I will never ever ever do again!!"''
->--'''Kriss Kross'''


* ''Series/TheBananaSplits'' had a sketch wherein they would run and shout, "Hold the bus!"


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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBananaSplits'' had a sketch wherein they would run and shout, "Hold the bus!"
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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXI'' has various methods of transporation you can take and they operate on a real time schedule. It is not surprising to hear many players that missed their ride and are stuck waiting for the next one.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Persepolis}}'': Marjane oversleeps in the morning and misses the train out of Vienna by a few seconds. This causes her to [[spoiler:catch her boyfriend cheating]] when she goes back home.


Not to be confused with PutOnABus or WithAFootOnTheBus, very different tropes.

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Can be avoided by RacingTheTrain. Not to be confused with PutOnABus or WithAFootOnTheBus, very different tropes.

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