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"Run away, run away
Run away and save your life
Run away, run away
Run away if you want to survive
It's time to break free (oh oh oh oh)
Run away (oh oh oh oh)"
Real McCoy, "Run Away,"

When you gotta go, you gotta go. Here are some tropes about daring escapes— from fleeing the scene of a crime, to masterminding a prison break.

Many of these stem from, or lead to, a Chase Scene.

Now if you'll excuse me, I have some very unpleasant people on my tail. Just need... some place to hide...

See also Distraction Tropes and Insecurity System.