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[[folder: Video Games ]]
* ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'':
** Sonic and Amy do this during cutscenes in Sonic Adventure, with Amy getting caught because of it.
** The "Super Peel-Out" move of Sonic the Hedgehog in ''Videogame/SonicCD'' is this, in video game form.
* Appears in a few cutscenes of ''Videogame/SuperMarioRPG'', such as Mario's first venture into Bowser's Keep. Amusingly, sometimes the character runs backwards during that charge-up.
* Also the standard action when running from battle against minor {{Mook}}s in the later ''VideoGame/PaperMario'' and ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigi'' games.
* Also happens whenever there's a dash button in a 3D Mario game. If you try to dash while standing still, Mario/Luigi/whoever will run in place, and then shoot off, identical to Sonic's Super Peel-Out mentioned above.
* Happens in most Final Fantasy games whenever the party tries to flee a battle.

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[[folder:Films — Live-Action]]
* ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'':
''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': Roger in "[[ShowWithinAShow Something's Cookin']]". '''''"I'LL SAVE YA, BABYYY!"'''''
** Sonic and Amy do this during cutscenes in Sonic Adventure, with Amy getting caught because of it.
** The "Super Peel-Out" move of Sonic the Hedgehog in ''Videogame/SonicCD'' is this, in video game form.
* Appears in a few cutscenes of ''Videogame/SuperMarioRPG'', such as Mario's first venture into Bowser's Keep. Amusingly, sometimes the character runs backwards during that charge-up.
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Also the standard action when running from battle against minor {{Mook}}s in the later ''VideoGame/PaperMario'' and ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigi'' games.
* Also happens whenever there's a dash button in a 3D Mario game. If you try to dash while standing still, Mario/Luigi/whoever will run in place, and then shoot off, identical to Sonic's Super Peel-Out mentioned above.
* Happens in most Final Fantasy games whenever the party tries to flee a battle.
[[AbhorrentAdmirer Lena Hyena]] right after her BigWordShout–'''''"A MMMAAAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!"'''''



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[[folder:Literature]]
* Invoked in Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/TheUnadulteratedCat'', in the section on identifying what type of cat you own.
--> If, when it starts to run, its legs pinwheel in the air for a humorous few seconds making binka-binka-binka noises, it is a Cartoon cat.
** Also by the same author, in ''Literature/{{Hogfather}}'' the Sock Eater does this when the wizards surprise it, because its instinct to flee is being countermanded by its desire to keep eating the Lecturer's socks. Its mouth keeps chewing while its legs ineffectually scrabble around underneath it.
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[[folder:Theater]]
* In the CommediaDellArte style of Renaissance street theater, the stock character Il Capitano, a boastful coward, traditionally attempted to flee at the first sign of danger by doing a live-action version of this trope.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'':
** Sonic and Amy do this during cutscenes in Sonic Adventure, with Amy getting caught because of it.
** The "Super Peel-Out" move of Sonic the Hedgehog in ''Videogame/SonicCD'' is this, in video game form.
* Appears in a few cutscenes of ''Videogame/SuperMarioRPG'', such as Mario's first venture into Bowser's Keep. Amusingly, sometimes the character runs backwards during that charge-up.
* Also the standard action when running from battle against minor {{Mook}}s in the later ''VideoGame/PaperMario'' and ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigi'' games.
* Also happens whenever there's a dash button in a 3D Mario game. If you try to dash while standing still, Mario/Luigi/whoever will run in place, and then shoot off, identical to Sonic's Super Peel-Out mentioned above.
* Happens in most ''VideoGame/FinalFantasy'' games whenever the party tries to flee a battle.
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[[folder:Western Animation]]






[[folder: Film — Live-Action]]
* ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': Roger in "[[ShowWithinAShow Something's Cookin']]". '''''"I'LL SAVE YA, BABYYY!"'''''
** Also [[AbhorrentAdmirer Lena Hyena]] right after her BigWordShout–'''''"A MMMAAAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!"'''''

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[[folder: Film — Live-Action]]
[[folder:Real Life]]
* ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': Roger Startled animals (cats in "[[ShowWithinAShow Something's Cookin']]". '''''"I'LL SAVE YA, BABYYY!"'''''
** Also [[AbhorrentAdmirer Lena Hyena]] right after her BigWordShout–'''''"A MMMAAAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!"'''''
particular) on smooth surfaces that they can't dig claws into.
* You may have done this yourself if you have ever been on an especially smooth or slippery surface before.




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* Invoked in Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/TheUnadulteratedCat'', in the section on identifying what type of cat you own.
--> If, when it starts to run, its legs pinwheel in the air for a humorous few seconds making binka-binka-binka noises, it is a Cartoon cat.
** Also by the same author, in ''Literature/{{Hogfather}}'' the Sock Eater does this when the wizards surprise it, because its instinct to flee is being countermanded by its desire to keep eating the Lecturer's socks. Its mouth keeps chewing while its legs ineffectually scrabble around underneath it.

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[[folder: Theater ]]

* In the CommediaDellArte style of Renaissance street theater, the stock character Il Capitano, a boastful coward, traditionally attempted to flee at the first sign of danger by doing a live-action version of this trope.

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[[folder: Real Life ]]

* Startled animals (cats in particular) on smooth surfaces that they can't dig claws into.
* You may have done this yourself if you have ever been on an especially smooth or slippery surface before.
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* PlayedForLaughs in one episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}'', where the titular character starts running on the spot for [[OverlyLongGag a long, long time]] with the background music gradually building and swelling up - making the viewer think that he's about to take off extremely fast. [[SubvertedTrope He sort of just jogs away instead.]]


* Invoked in Creator/TerryPratchett's ''The Unadulterated Cat', in the section on identifying what type of cat you own.

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* Invoked in Creator/TerryPratchett's ''The Unadulterated Cat', ''Literature/TheUnadulteratedCat'', in the section on identifying what type of cat you own.



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** Also [[AbhorrentAdmirer Lena Hyena]] right after her BigWordShout–'''''"A MMMAAAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!"'''''


* Happens once in a while in the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' cartoons. It's especially prominent in the shorts Creator/WarnerBrosAnimation produced in 1967-1969 under ownership of Warner Bros.- Seven Arts, due to the director of many of those shorts (Alex Lovy) coming from Creator/HannaBarbera, complete with the same "temple block riot" StockSoundEffect. Even WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck would often do it in the cartoons of that era where he's paired up with WesternAnimation/SpeedyGonzales, but it was more common to see Cool Cat, Merlin the Magic Mouse and the other newer minor/one-shot characters of the era do so.
** Some of the later ''Looney Tunes'' revival shorts have also done this, such as ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow'' and ''WesternAnimation/WabbitALooneyTunesProduction'' - often utilizing the very same H-B "temple block riot" sound effect as the Seven Arts-era cartoons did.



* All four Rescue Rangers do this near the end of the origins episode, and get caught because of it.

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* ** All four Rescue Rangers do this near the end of the origins episode, and get caught because of it.


* You may have done this yourself if you were ever on an especially smooth or slippery surface before.

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* You may have done this yourself if you were have ever been on an especially smooth or slippery surface before.


* You may have done this yourself if you were on an especially smooth or slippery surface.

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* You may have done this yourself if you were ever on an especially smooth or slippery surface.surface before.

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* You may have done this yourself if you were on an especially smooth or slippery surface.



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* In the intro for ''Arthur and the Square Knights of the Round Table'', a dragon does this for so long that Arthur simply passes beneath him.


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[[folder: Film — Live-Action]]
* ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': Roger in "[[ShowWithinAShow Something's Cookin']]". '''''"I'LL SAVE YA, BABYYY!"'''''

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** Also by the same author, in ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'' the Sock Eater does this when the wizards surprise it, because its instinct to flee is being countermanded by its desire to keep eating the Lecturer's socks. Its mouth keeps chewing while its legs ineffectually scrabble around underneath it.

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** Also by the same author, in ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'' ''Literature/{{Hogfather}}'' the Sock Eater does this when the wizards surprise it, because its instinct to flee is being countermanded by its desire to keep eating the Lecturer's socks. Its mouth keeps chewing while its legs ineffectually scrabble around underneath it.


* Appears in a few cutscenes of ''Videogame/SuperMarioRPG'', such as Mario's first venture into Bowser's Keep.

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* Appears in a few cutscenes of ''Videogame/SuperMarioRPG'', such as Mario's first venture into Bowser's Keep. Amusingly, sometimes the character runs backwards during that charge-up.



* Sonic and Amy do this during cutscenes in Sonic Adventure, with Amy getting caught because of it.
* The "Super Peel-Out" move of Videogame/SonicTheHedgehog in ''Videogame/SonicCD'' is this, in video game form.

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\n* ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'':
**
Sonic and Amy do this during cutscenes in Sonic Adventure, with Amy getting caught because of it.
* ** The "Super Peel-Out" move of Videogame/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog in ''Videogame/SonicCD'' is this, in video game form.


** ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' [[DeconstructedTrope deconstructs]] this in their [[JustForFun/XMeetsY Scooby Doo meets Jason]] sketch, where Scooby is found by the killer and does this (the killer catches him and slaughters him).

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** ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' [[DeconstructedTrope deconstructs]] this in their [[JustForFun/XMeetsY [[DeconstructionCrossover Scooby Doo meets Jason]] sketch, where Scooby is found by the killer and does this (the killer catches him and slaughters him).

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* Minnie Mouse does this in The Gallopin' Gaucho and gets caught by Pete.

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** Exhibited by Pinkie Pie on multiple occasions.

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