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A rookie secret agent is on his first day on the job, and is given one of the most important roles in national security: controlling a small part of the nation's nuclear arsenal, just in case! And yet, his training never covered what to do with an overly pushy pigeon...

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A rookie Rookie secret agent Walter Beckett is on his first day on the job, and is given one of the most important roles in national security: controlling a small part of the nation's nuclear arsenal, just in case! And yet, his training never covered what to do with an overly pushy pigeon...


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Serves as the basis of the feature-length animated film ''WesternAnimation/SpiesInDisguise''.


* {{CIA}}: It's Walter Beckett's first day on the job, and boy will he remember it.



* WeaponizedLandmark: [[spoiler: The Washington Monument]] contains a Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile.

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* WeaponizedLandmark: [[spoiler: The Washington Monument]] contains a Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile.missile.
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* LaserGuidedKarma: At the end of the short, [[spoiler: the pigeon has gotten the bagel it was craving...and gets squashed by a falling piece of missile debris]].


* FeatheredFiend: The titular pigeon.

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* FeatheredFiend: The titular pigeon.pigeon, who catches on to the briefcase's controls - ''especially'' its weapons systems - [[IntellectualAnimal remarkably quickly]].



* WeaponizedLandmark: [[spoiler: The Washington Monument]] contains a Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile.

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* WeaponizedLandmark: [[spoiler: The Washington Monument]] contains a Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile.


* [[AwesomeBackpack Awesome Briefcase]]: Beckett's briefcase can fly, has twin laser cannons, launches missiles,

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* [[AwesomeBackpack Awesome Briefcase]]: Beckett's briefcase can fly, has twin laser cannons, launches anti-tank missiles, [[spoiler: and launches ''nuclear'' missiles]].

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A rookie secret agent is on his first day on the job, and is given one of the most important roles in national security: controlling a small part of the nation's nuclear arsenal, just in case! And yet, his training never covered what to do with an overly pushy pigeon...

The first animation project by Lucas Martel, ''Pigeon: Impossible'' is a six-minute short that won "Best Short" at the 2009 Montreal Film Festival, and can be watched [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEjUAnPc2VA here]].

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!!''Pigeon: Impossible'' provides examples of the following tropes:

*ANuclearError: One button push in a briefcase is enough to launch a nuclear missile at Moscow.
*[[AwesomeBackpack Awesome Briefcase]]: Beckett's briefcase can fly, has twin laser cannons, launches missiles,
*{{CIA}}: It's Walter Beckett's first day on the job, and boy will he remember it.
*FeatheredFiend: The titular pigeon.
*TheMenInBlack: The CIA 'uniform' has the requisite black suit, and Beckett's handler wears dark glasses.
*WeaponizedLandmark: [[spoiler: The Washington Monument]] contains a Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile.

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