On a balmy day in September of 2006 in the lovely town of Orlando, Florida, Kenneth Ray Brooks had a pants-exploding experience. He boldly walked into a Centura Bank branch, robbed it, and stuck the money in his trousers. He walked nonchalantly down the street, unidentifiable save for the billows of smoke pouring out of the crotch of his pants. This obviously caught the attention of police, who arrested him immediately.
Lucky for Brooks, the police had also called an ambulance. The reason for the smoke? A dye pack exploded inside Brooks’ pants, catching them on fire. When asked why his pants were on fire, Brooks responded he didn’t know, giving new meaning to the phrase, “Liar, liar, pants on fire.”