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* ''Series/TheFortyFourHundred'': In "The New World", NSA Agent Wood waterboards Gary Navarro in order to determine what he knows about the Nova Group and what it is planning for October 19.


* ''FanFic/MassEffectMurphysLaw'': Sean, the main character, employs [[{{WaterTorture}} waterboarding]] during his interrogation of [[spoiler: Lynda Embry as revenge for all the people she got killed aboard Aldrin Station earlier in the story.]]

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* ''FanFic/MassEffectMurphysLaw'': Sean, the main character, employs [[{{WaterTorture}} waterboarding]] waterboarding during his interrogation of [[spoiler: Lynda Embry as revenge for all the people she got killed aboard Aldrin Station earlier in the story.]]

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* ''FanFic/MassEffectMurphysLaw'': Sean, the main character, employs [[{{WaterTorture}} waterboarding]] during his interrogation of [[spoiler: Lynda Embry as revenge for all the people she got killed aboard Aldrin Station earlier in the story.]]


* In ''Requiem for an Assassin'', rogue CIA agent Jim Hilger waterboards Dox for information on how to contact Literature/JohnRain. Though Dox is no pushover, it only takes minutes to break him.

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* In ''Requiem for an Assassin'', rogue CIA agent Jim Hilger waterboards Dox for information on how to contact Literature/JohnRain. Though Dox is no pushover, had been trained to resist torture including waterboarding, it only takes minutes to break him.



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* In ''Requiem for an Assassin'', rogue CIA agent Jim Hilger waterboards Dox for information on how to contact Literature/JohnRain. Though Dox is no pushover, it only takes minutes to break him.

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* In the 2010 Creator/{{Syfy}} adaptation of ''Literature/{{Riverworld}}'', Matt Ellman gets waterboarded without the board, by an Ethereal using his powers.

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* ''Series/{{Wiseguy}}''. TheMafia suspects the feds have an undercover agent in their organization, so [[TheHandler Frank McPike]] is kidnapped and tortured to make him give up the name, including dunking his head in water. His response? "That's OK, I've got a drip-dry suit."

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* ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'': "The Gang Solves the Gas Crisis" has Frank waterboarding Dee with a urinal.


* Chinese water torture involves restraining the victim and slowly dripping water onto them. This is reputed to drive the subject insane.

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* The semi-legendary Chinese water torture involves restraining the victim and slowly dripping water onto them. This is reputed to drive the subject insane.


* The first episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Ed Edd N Eddy}}'' has Eddy perform Chinese water torture on Plank with a squirt gun.

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* The first episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Ed Edd N Eddy}}'' ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' has Eddy perform Chinese water torture on Plank with a squirt gun.gun. Plank's partner Jonny is the one who cracks, because the sight of the water made him have a PottyEmergency.
* ''Series/TheSuperMarioBrosSuperShow'': In "Count Koopula", the heroes are captured and locked in a dungeon. Mario is strapped down with his face under a running faucet. Toad manages to escape his own trap and free the others.


* ''Film/TheLongKissGoodnight'': Samantha is strapped to a water wheel and repeatedly submerged by the villain in an attempt to gain information from her.

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* ''Film/TheLongKissGoodnight'': Samantha is strapped to a water wheel and repeatedly submerged into freezing cold water by the villain in an attempt to gain information from her.


** In another episode Starbuck interrogates a Cylon prisoner who claims to have planted a nuke in the fleet. When talking and [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique beating on him]] don't work, she tries having them duck him in a bucket of water. [[spoiler:President Roslin instead asks nicely and he admits there was never a bomb to begin with, he was just trying to stall for time so they wouldn't kill him.]]



* In ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'', Starbuck interrogates a Cylon prisoner who claims to have planted a nuke in the fleet. When talking and [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique beating on him]] don't work, she tries having them duck him in a bucket of water. [[spoiler:President Roslin instead asks nicely and he admits there was never a bomb to begin with, he was just trying to stall for time so they wouldn't kill him.]]

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* The ''Series/Warehouse13'' episode "The 40th Floor" has the medal from Shirō Ishii's coat, which can simulate drowning in a manner similar to waterboarding.

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* The first episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Ed Edd N Eddy}}'' has Eddy perform Chinese water torture on Plank with a squirt gun.


See also ElectricTorture for another common tool of torture. Compare {{Swirlie}}, which is a variant of the ducking method typically done by school bullies with a toilet.

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See also ElectricTorture for another common tool of torture. Compare {{Swirlie}}, which is a variant of the ducking method typically done by school bullies with a toilet. May overlap with DrowningPit.


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* In ''Series/ThreePercent'', Ezequiel, the leader of The Process, has this kind of torture as his favorite, using a DrowningPit to torture members of The Cause and even diving his head in a overflowing sink to [[SelfHarm punish himself]].

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