The result was overly ambitious sequences that were torpedoed by Syfy CGI.
Twenty-three years ago, when Hart's presidential ambitions were torpedoed by the Donna Rice affair, his wife stayed with him.
Vice President Biden torpedoed the White House plan to endorse gay marriage before the Democratic convention.
Daschle has expended much time and effort to correct the impression that he torpedoed a public health-care option—up to a point.
In March 2010 a North Korean submarine, without cause, torpedoed the Cheonan, a South Korean frigate.
A ship's officer passed and said he had heard that we had been torpedoed and were taking in water.
Then we got word by wireless that the Lusitania had been torpedoed.
Those were the seven million women of England—daughters of dukes, torpedoed stewardesses, and everything between.
When the destroyer dropped her first bomb he wondered if the ship was torpedoed.
The man who was standing beside his car in the road, when we had torpedoed it from the rear was not the Frog.
1520s, "electric ray," from Latin torpedo, originally "numbness" (from the effect of being jolted by the ray's electric discharges), from torpere "be numb" (see torpor). The sense of "explosive device used to blow up enemy ships" is first recorded 1776, as a floating mine; the self-propelled version is from 1860s.
1873, from torpedo (n.). Figurative sense attested from 1895. Related: Torpedoed; torpedoing.