History MadeOfIron / LiveActionTV

26th Oct '17 11:10:35 AM TheWanderer
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* ''Series/{{Vikings}}'': Bjorn Ragnarsson receives the nicname "Ironsides" because he survived a long battle without a single injury despite always being in the thick of fighting. The nature of the fighting meant that even the most experienced veteran warriors ended up with some injuries but Bjorn did not have a single scratch on him.

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* ''Series/{{Vikings}}'': Bjorn Ragnarsson receives the nicname nickname "Ironsides" because he survived a long battle without a single injury despite always being in the thick of fighting. The nature of the fighting meant that even the most badass and experienced veteran warriors ended up with some injuries but Bjorn did not have a single scratch on him. [[spoiler:When Bjorn is nearly killed in a battle during the next season, however, he half-jokingly reprimands his father for having given him the nickname, saying that it was TemptingFate.]]
29th Sep '17 8:26:33 PM Yuihime
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* Cooking shows are prone to this trope. Cut yourself with a knife? Bandage it up, put a glove on, make sure you didn't bleed in the food, and keep going. Usually justified by the presence of a time limit-- when you're on the set or in a competition, you don't have ''time'' to worry about injuries, unless you've contaminated the food.
** A truly impressive example in Season Four of US ''Series/{{Masterchef}}''": [[{{Fingore}} Cut yourself with the mandoline]]? Sit down so you don't pass out from blood loss, let Gordon Ramsey [[{{Squick}} dig the remains of your finger out of the mandoline]], and [[{{Determinator}} coach your team from the sidelines]].
3rd May '17 5:12:36 AM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': A mountain clansman hits Rodrik Cassel with a weapon. He shrugs off the wound and kills his attacker, telling Catelyn he'll be okay.
21st Dec '16 11:43:43 AM libertydude
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* ''Series/{{Fargo}}'': The Gerhardt crime family in Season 2 seem to be this, as many of their family members are able to take an obscene amount of damage. Notable examples include [[spoiler: Rye]] being able to survive getting hit by a car head-on, and [[spoiler: Bear]] surviving two gunshots to the chest and one to the head.
10th Dec '16 6:53:56 AM DustSnitch
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** The End of Time. [[spoiler: Never mind the fatal radiation poisoning, the fall from the Vinvocci ship should have had him ready for his next regeneration.]]
** Jack Harkness, who keeps dying and getting better. Whatever keeps him tethered to life is Made of Iron.

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** The ''The End of Time. [[spoiler: Never Time''. [[spoiler:Never mind the fatal radiation poisoning, poisoning the Doctor was going through, the fall from a spaceship through a glass window and straght into the Vinvocci ship ground should have had him ready for his next regeneration.]]
** Jack Harkness, who keeps dying and getting better. Whatever keeps him tethered to life is Made of Iron.
regeneration (i.e. kill him.)]]
10th Dec '16 6:49:42 AM DustSnitch
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* ''Series/Arrow'':
** What Oliver Queen is able to survive sometimes stretches the limits of credibility. While he takes a lot of injuries in his normal VigilanteMan routine, the time he survived being impaled through the chest, kicked off a cliff, and lying shirtless in the snow for hours has to take the cake.

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''Series/{{Arrow}}'': What Oliver Queen is able to survive sometimes stretches the limits of credibility. While he takes a lot of injuries in his normal VigilanteMan routine, the time he survived being impaled through the chest, kicked off a cliff, and lying shirtless in the snow for hours has to take the cake.
21st Sep '16 10:18:21 AM F1Krazy
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* Charlie from ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'' ia considered to be "nearly indestructable" by his friends. This is justified, as, among other things, Charlie has literally been shot in the head with no repercussions.

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* Charlie from ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'' ia is considered to be "nearly indestructable" by his friends. This is justified, as, among other things, Charlie has literally been shot in the head with no repercussions.


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* ''[[Series/{{Neighbours}} Paul freaking Robinson]]''. He's probably had more attempts on his life than any other character in SoapOpera history, and he ''just refuses to die''. He has survived, in chronological order: getting shot by his wife; falling off a cliff (though [[AnArmAndALeg he did lose a leg]] after that one); ''his plane being blown up by a bomb and crashing into the sea'', whereupon he nearly drowned; being strangled by Harold Bishop (who lost his son and granddaughter in the aforementioned plane crash); being trapped in a collapsing mineshaft; getting shot ''again'' (he was wearing a BulletProofVest that time); a brain tumour (whose removal gave him LaserGuidedAmnesia); being pushed off a roof; having his car struck by sizeable debris during a tornado; being given chemotherapy for a cancer he didn't actually have (which gave him pneumonia); crashing his car into a tree; getting run over; and getting beaten up while in prison. That's ''thirteen'' near-death experiences, and he's ''still standing''.
12th Sep '16 7:51:45 PM skidoo23
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** Clara Oswin Oswald, one of the "echoes" of Clara Oswald manages to be revived despite falling thousands of feet to earth ''from a cloud''. Yes, she is actually supposed to be dead before future tech brings her back, but the fact she doesn't resemble a pizza suggests this trope is in force.
11th Jul '16 10:49:12 AM SomberCaelifera
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* ''Series/{{Grimm}}'': The protagonist Nick Burkhart regularly takes blows from incredible opponents, and wrestle's with creatures that posses superhuman strength, notable demonstrations of his durability include being pulled out through his cars window and thrown onto the pavement, having a toaster smashed round his head [[ItMakesSenseInContext by a super strong part jackal creature]] and receiving a beating from a giant ogre and only getting a few bruised rips. JustifiedTrope in the fact he is a Grimm, a superhuman warrior.

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* ''Series/{{Grimm}}'': The protagonist Nick Burkhart regularly takes blows from incredible opponents, and wrestle's wrestles with creatures that posses superhuman strength, notable strength. Notable demonstrations of his durability include being pulled out through his cars car's window and thrown onto the pavement, having a toaster smashed round his head [[ItMakesSenseInContext by a super strong part jackal creature]] and receiving a beating from a giant ogre and only getting a few bruised rips.ribs. JustifiedTrope in the fact he is a Grimm, a superhuman warrior.
8th Mar '16 11:37:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Garo}}'':

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* {{Grimm}}: The protagonist Nick Burkhart regularly takes blows from incredible opponents, and wrestle's with creatures that posses superhuman strength, notable demonstrations of his durability include being pulled out through his cars window and thrown onto the pavement, having a toaster smashed round his head [[ItMakesSenseInContext by a super strong part jackal creature]] and receiving a beating from a giant ogre and only getting a few bruised rips. JustifiedTrope in the fact he is a Grimm, a superhuman warrior.

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* {{Grimm}}: ''Series/{{Grimm}}'': The protagonist Nick Burkhart regularly takes blows from incredible opponents, and wrestle's with creatures that posses superhuman strength, notable demonstrations of his durability include being pulled out through his cars window and thrown onto the pavement, having a toaster smashed round his head [[ItMakesSenseInContext by a super strong part jackal creature]] and receiving a beating from a giant ogre and only getting a few bruised rips. JustifiedTrope in the fact he is a Grimm, a superhuman warrior.



* ''MarriedWithChildren'': The main characters demonstrate this: Marcy has been electrocuted, Kelly been bitten by deadly poisonous insects, Bud suffered various injuries in his futile attempts at romance, and Al suffering everything from electrocution to shooting himself in the foot to setting himself on fire to industrial accidents while trying to build a workbench with Jefferson to [[CrowningMomentofFunny repeatedly falling off the roof with Jefferson and his other buddies while trying to install a satellite dish on the roof]].
* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'': There's a debate in the fandom whether or not Merlin is immortal like his mythological counterpart. Thus far in the show, he has taken a fireball to the chest and got up unscathed, gotten hit by a freezing cold spirit that had killed all previous victims and disabled his magic (although he was dying that time and had to be saved by brook spirits)[[note]] And even that's debateable, as the brook spirits themselves said that he had great power, which could mean that he would have eventually survived[[/note]], and had a mace slice across his chest that most likely left a huge, open hole, and he still had enough energy to carry on a conversation with few winces.

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* ''MarriedWithChildren'': ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'': The main characters demonstrate this: Marcy has been electrocuted, Kelly been bitten by deadly poisonous insects, Bud suffered various injuries in his futile attempts at romance, and Al suffering everything from electrocution to shooting himself in the foot to setting himself on fire to industrial accidents while trying to build a workbench with Jefferson to [[CrowningMomentofFunny repeatedly falling off the roof with Jefferson and his other buddies while trying to install a satellite dish on the roof]].
* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'': ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'': There's a debate in the fandom whether or not Merlin is immortal like his mythological counterpart. Thus far in the show, he has taken a fireball to the chest and got up unscathed, gotten hit by a freezing cold spirit that had killed all previous victims and disabled his magic (although he was dying that time and had to be saved by brook spirits)[[note]] And even that's debateable, as the brook spirits themselves said that he had great power, which could mean that he would have eventually survived[[/note]], and had a mace slice across his chest that most likely left a huge, open hole, and he still had enough energy to carry on a conversation with few winces.



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* ''TopGear'': The show tried various methods to make a Toyota Truck stop running. [[SerialEscalation They tried driving it down stairs, running it into a tree, leaving it in the ocean for hours dropping it and things onto it, and finally putting it on top of a skyscraper that was being DEMOLISHED]]. The truck was still able to move. For this unbelievable achievement, they put it on a platform, and is still in the studio to this day.
* ''TrailerParkBoys'': Ricky has been repeatedly shot, often by accident, although always in a non-vital area. The worst damage he usually suffers is to his pride.

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* ''TopGear'': ''Series/TopGear'': The show tried various methods to make a Toyota Truck stop running. [[SerialEscalation They tried driving it down stairs, running it into a tree, leaving it in the ocean for hours dropping it and things onto it, and finally putting it on top of a skyscraper that was being DEMOLISHED]]. The truck was still able to move. For this unbelievable achievement, they put it on a platform, and is still in the studio to this day.
* ''TrailerParkBoys'': ''Series/TrailerParkBoys'': Ricky has been repeatedly shot, often by accident, although always in a non-vital area. The worst damage he usually suffers is to his pride.



* ''WalkerTexasRanger'': The prototype soldier, a muscle man and enforcer of a supremacist bent on ruling the world by the end of the episode "Warriors." The soldier -- whom the supremacist intends to clone thousands of copies of -- is genetically enhanced, thanks to a researcher being forced to do so at gunpoint (she had created a quick-heal formula to help the ill and injured). The soldier's invulnerability is clear when Walker and Trivette are unable to so much as even make him flinch during their early encounters ... not even a machine gun full of bullets or Walker's roundhouse kick can beat the soldier. (Eventually, Walker does beat the man-mountain soldier, thanks to some help from the researcher, a flaming torch and a little gasoline.)

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* ''WalkerTexasRanger'': ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger'': The prototype soldier, a muscle man and enforcer of a supremacist bent on ruling the world by the end of the episode "Warriors." The soldier -- whom the supremacist intends to clone thousands of copies of -- is genetically enhanced, thanks to a researcher being forced to do so at gunpoint (she had created a quick-heal formula to help the ill and injured). The soldier's invulnerability is clear when Walker and Trivette are unable to so much as even make him flinch during their early encounters ... not even a machine gun full of bullets or Walker's roundhouse kick can beat the soldier. (Eventually, Walker does beat the man-mountain soldier, thanks to some help from the researcher, a flaming torch and a little gasoline.)
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