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* In ''Series/DeadLikeMe'', 18-year-old Georgia "George" Lass is killed when a [[UndignifiedDeath flaming toilet seat from outer space]] (falling from the ''Mir'' space station) [UndignifiedDeath hits her and vaporizes her in the resulting explosion]]. Her disembodied spirit awakens nearby and investigates the impact site, finding nothing but ashes and one of her smoldering high heels.

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* In ''Series/DeadLikeMe'', 18-year-old Georgia "George" Lass is killed when a [[UndignifiedDeath flaming toilet seat from outer space]] (falling from the ''Mir'' space station) [UndignifiedDeath [[UndignifiedDeath hits her and vaporizes her in the resulting explosion]]. Her disembodied spirit awakens nearby and investigates the impact site, finding nothing but ashes and one of her smoldering high heels.

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* In ''Series/DeadLikeMe'', 18-year-old Georgia "George" Lass is killed when a [[UndignifiedDeath flaming toilet seat from outer space]] (falling from the ''Mir'' space station) [UndignifiedDeath hits her and vaporizes her in the resulting explosion]]. Her disembodied spirit awakens nearby and investigates the impact site, finding nothing but ashes and one of her smoldering high heels.

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* ''Film/UpTheChastityBelt'': Happens to Nick the Pick when the bomb he is using to open his toolbox goes off.


-->'''Reaper:''' Oh my god! ''You [[SoundEffectBleep f**king]] killed her!'' [[WhatTheHellhero We just wanted some cereal, man]]!

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-->'''Reaper:''' Oh my god! ''You [[SoundEffectBleep f**king]] killed her!'' [[WhatTheHellhero [[WhatTheHellHero We just wanted some cereal, man]]!


* PlayedForDrama in ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'', where they're a sign that someone has recently succumbed to TheCorruption and transformed into a {{Wendigo}}, leaving the [[AgonyOfTheFeet charred remains of their feet]] behind as they sprint off into the sky to hunt for fresh victims... like whoever just found their shoes.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'': PlayedForDrama in ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'', as where they're a sign that someone has recently succumbed to TheCorruption and transformed a ViralTransformation into a {{Wendigo}}, leaving the [[AgonyOfTheFeet charred remains of their feet]] behind as they sprint off into the sky to hunt for fresh victims... like whoever just found their shoes.

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-->''Sure, today of all days, he asked to borrow my boots!''


* Whenever Franchise/CrashBandicoot gets killed in an explosion, he always leaves behind one smoking shoe, and, strangely, [[EyesAreUnbreakable an eyeball]].

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* Whenever Franchise/CrashBandicoot VideoGame/CrashBandicoot gets killed in an explosion, he always leaves behind one smoking shoe, and, strangely, [[EyesAreUnbreakable an eyeball]].


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* A variant in ComicBook/BatmanOdyssey. In the infamous scene where [[spoiler: Robin]] is blown up, the victim's still-intact boots and mask are seen being flung from the blast. [[spoiler: Subverted though, as the Robin comes back in the next issue, with the explanation that he was wearing "directional explosives" and [[ArtisticLicensePhysics so was safe from the blast]]. Where he got the spare pair of clothes from is never explained.]]

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* A variant in ComicBook/BatmanOdyssey. ''ComicBook/BatmanOdyssey''. In the infamous scene where [[spoiler: Robin]] [[spoiler:Robin]] is blown up, the victim's still-intact boots and mask are seen being flung from the blast. [[spoiler: Subverted [[spoiler:Subverted though, as the Robin comes back in the next issue, with the explanation that he was wearing "directional explosives" and [[ArtisticLicensePhysics so was safe from the blast]]. Where he got the spare pair of clothes from is never explained.]]



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* Happens to Starscream in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'', and in the following season of the cartoon we see this reflected in his memorial in the Decepticon crypt.

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* Happens to Starscream in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'', ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformersTheMovie'', and in the following season of the cartoon we see this reflected in his memorial in the Decepticon crypt.



* Befitting its comic book stylings, this happens to an unlucky superhero in ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', mentioned as part of Edna Mode's "No capes" rant.
-->'''Edna:''' Do you remember Thunderhead? Tall, storm powers? Nice man, good with kids. November 15th of '58! All was well, another day saved, when his cape snagged on a missile fin! (''Cuts to a shot of Thunderhead being yanked out of his boots by the missile launching'')

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* Befitting its comic book comic-book stylings, this happens to an unlucky superhero in ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', mentioned as part of Edna Mode's "No capes" rant.
-->'''Edna:''' Do you remember Thunderhead? Tall, storm powers? Nice man, good with kids. November 15th of '58! All was well, another day saved, when his cape snagged on a missile fin! (''Cuts fin!\\
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to a shot of Thunderhead being yanked out of his boots by the missile launching'')launching]''



* This happens to several fellows unlucky (or [[TooDumbToLive stupid]]) enough to stand in front of an activating [[Series/StargateSG1 Stargate]].
* The ''Series/MythBusters'' have tested the Asterix punch and decided that it's quite hard to punch someone hard enough to push them out of their shoes/socks. Not even a [[MoreDakka bomb blast]] did it.

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* ''Series/StargateSG1'': This happens to several fellows unlucky (or [[TooDumbToLive stupid]]) enough to stand in front of an activating [[Series/StargateSG1 Stargate]].
Stargate, where the unstable vortex is forming.
* The ''Series/MythBusters'' have tested the Asterix ''Asterix'' punch and decided that it's quite hard to punch someone hard enough to push them out of their shoes/socks. Not even a [[MoreDakka bomb blast]] did it.



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* As the ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' example indicates, anyone hit with a ''Disintegration'' spell in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons 3.5'' and failing their save[[note]]and not surviving the up-to-40d6 damage[[/note]] will be reduced to dust, but leave their equipment intact. In earlier editions both wearer and equipment was destroyed, but this led to the spell being wholly underused and hated because most players want to keep their loot intact.
** But magical items were allowed a saving throw, so everything except boots turning into fine ashes ''was'' a possible outcome.

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* As the ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' example indicates, anyone hit with a ''Disintegration'' spell in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons 3.5'' and failing their save[[note]]and not surviving the up-to-40d6 damage[[/note]] will be reduced to dust, but leave their equipment intact. In earlier editions both wearer and equipment was destroyed, but this led to the spell being wholly underused and hated because most players want to keep their loot intact.
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intact. But magical items were allowed a saving throw, so everything except boots turning into fine ashes ''was'' a possible outcome.



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* ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'':
** ''[[Franchise/DragonBall Goku]]'' vs. ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' ends with a shot of the loser's boot floating in space, [[spoiler:somehow having survived the EarthShatteringKaboom]].
** ''[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]] vs. [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] (2018)'' ends with one of the loser's shoes (complete with the lower half of one of their legs) landing in the hands of the winner after [[spoiler:the losing combatant is smashed into the ocean with a force several hundred times stronger than '''the Little Boy, the nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima''', complete with a [[VisualPun Mushroom Cloud]] (complete with eyes, similar to many elements in Mario's home series).]]
* The fate of an unfortunate Widowmaker in this ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwCf8eoXz4o animated parody]] by [[Machinima/TeamServiceAnnouncement Krunkidile]], lampooning the trend of licensed cereal in the 80s and early 90s. As Reaper is recast as a ridiculously 80's-style SissyVillain somewhere between [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 Skeletor]] and [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero Cobra Commander]], he is understandably horrified by this turn of events, before he is beaten to a pulp by a monkey.
-->'''Reaper:''' Oh my god! ''You [[SoundEffectBleep f**king]] killed her!'' [[WhatTheHellhero We just wanted some cereal, man]]!
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* ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'':
** ''[[Franchise/DragonBall Goku]]'' vs. ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' ends with a shot of the loser's boot floating in space, [[spoiler:somehow having survived the EarthShatteringKaboom]].
** ''[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]] vs. [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] (2018)'' ends with one of the loser's shoes (complete with the lower half of one of their legs) landing in the hands of the winner after [[spoiler:the losing combatant is smashed into the ocean with a force several hundred times stronger than '''the Little Boy, the nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima''', complete with a [[VisualPun Mushroom Cloud]] (complete with eyes, similar to many elements in Mario's home series).]]



* The fate of an unfortunate Widowmaker in this ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwCf8eoXz4o animated parody]] by [[Machinima/TeamServiceAnnouncement Krunkidile]], lampooning the trend of licensed cereal in the 80s and early 90s. As Reaper is recast as a ridiculously 80's-style SissyVillain somewhere between [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 Skeletor]] and [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero Cobra Commander]], he is understandably horrified by this turn of events, before he is beaten to a pulp by a monkey.
--> '''Reaper:''' Oh my god! ''You [[SoundEffectBleep f**king]] killed her!'' [[WhatTheHellhero We just wanted some cereal, man]]!








* Slightly justified in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' in which "Shoes can't fit through the phone [of Cthulu]. [[VoodooShark They're way too big]]!"

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* Slightly justified in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' in which "Shoes can't fit through the phone [of Cthulu].Cthulhu]. [[VoodooShark They're way too big]]!"


** ''[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]] vs. [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] (2018)'' ends with one of the loser's shoes (complete with the lower half of one of their legs) landing in the hands of the winner after [[spoiler:the losing combatant is smashed into the ocean with a force comparable to '''the Little Boy being dropped on Hiroshima''', complete with a [[VisualPun Mushroom Cloud]] (complete with eyes, similar to many elements in Mario's home series).]]

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** ''[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]] vs. [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] (2018)'' ends with one of the loser's shoes (complete with the lower half of one of their legs) landing in the hands of the winner after [[spoiler:the losing combatant is smashed into the ocean with a force comparable to several hundred times stronger than '''the Little Boy being Boy, the nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima''', complete with a [[VisualPun Mushroom Cloud]] (complete with eyes, similar to many elements in Mario's home series).]]


* The ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' between [[Franchise/DragonBall Goku]] and Franchise/{{Superman}} ends with a shot of the loser's boot floating in space, [[spoiler:somehow having survived the EarthShatteringKaboom]].

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* The ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' between [[Franchise/DragonBall Goku]] and Franchise/{{Superman}} ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'':
** ''[[Franchise/DragonBall Goku]]'' vs. ''Franchise/{{Superman}}''
ends with a shot of the loser's boot floating in space, [[spoiler:somehow having survived the EarthShatteringKaboom]].EarthShatteringKaboom]].
** ''[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]] vs. [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] (2018)'' ends with one of the loser's shoes (complete with the lower half of one of their legs) landing in the hands of the winner after [[spoiler:the losing combatant is smashed into the ocean with a force comparable to '''the Little Boy being dropped on Hiroshima''', complete with a [[VisualPun Mushroom Cloud]] (complete with eyes, similar to many elements in Mario's home series).]]


* The fate of an unfortunate Widowmaker in this ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwCf8eoXz4o animated parody]] by [[WebVideo/TeamServiceAnnouncement Krunkidile]], lampooning the trend of licensed cereal in the 80s and early 90s. As Reaper is recast as a ridiculously 80's-style SissyVillain somewhere between [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 Skeletor]] and [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero Cobra Commander]], he is understandably horrified by this turn of events, before he is beaten to a pulp by a monkey.

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* The fate of an unfortunate Widowmaker in this ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwCf8eoXz4o animated parody]] by [[WebVideo/TeamServiceAnnouncement [[Machinima/TeamServiceAnnouncement Krunkidile]], lampooning the trend of licensed cereal in the 80s and early 90s. As Reaper is recast as a ridiculously 80's-style SissyVillain somewhere between [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 Skeletor]] and [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero Cobra Commander]], he is understandably horrified by this turn of events, before he is beaten to a pulp by a monkey.


* 'Grateful Dead' "Mississippi Half Step/Uptown Toodeloo" Lost my boots in transit, babe, pile of smokin' leather, Nailed a retread to my feet and prayed for better weather."

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* 'Grateful Dead' Music/GratefulDead - "Mississippi Half Step/Uptown Toodeloo" Lost my boots in transit, babe, pile of smokin' leather, Nailed a retread to my feet and prayed for better weather."



* The cover of the Smithereens greatest hits CD, ''Blown To Smithereens'' has this with a pair of boots.

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* The cover of the Smithereens Music/{{Smithereens}} greatest hits CD, ''Blown To Smithereens'' has this with a pair of boots.


* Another ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' fave, ''DeathstalkerAndTheWarriorsFromHell'', has the wizard leaving his smoking moccasins behind when he spin/teleports away.

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* Another ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' fave, ''DeathstalkerAndTheWarriorsFromHell'', ''Film/DeathstalkerAndTheWarriorsFromHell'', has the wizard leaving his smoking moccasins behind when he spin/teleports away.


* PlayedForDrama in ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'', where they're a sign that someone has recently succumbed to TheCorruption and transformed into a {{Wendigo}}, leaving the [[AgonyOfTheFeet charred remains of their feet]] behind as they sprint off into the sky in search for [[ImAHumanitarian flesh]].

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* PlayedForDrama in ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'', where they're a sign that someone has recently succumbed to TheCorruption and transformed into a {{Wendigo}}, leaving the [[AgonyOfTheFeet charred remains of their feet]] behind as they sprint off into the sky in search to hunt for [[ImAHumanitarian flesh]].fresh victims... like whoever just found their shoes.

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