"They didn't die. The surfing contest is quite the event for Vermilion City. The city should have been empty. Well, a trainer or two might have bit the dust, but... heh."
—Lance after leveling Vermilion City with one attack, Pokémon Adventures
"It's a good thing Venice is apparently EMPTY, or that might've been kinda dangerous!"
—Jaden Yuki, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: BBT Abridged