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30th Mar '16 5:48:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/StrontiumDog'': Johnny's "norm" sister Ruth uses her status as Minister Kreelman's daughter to get alone in a cell with Johnny under pretense of berating a mutant who tried to oppose her father, as Alpha's true identity is a secret. She gives her brother the gun he needs to escape.
28th Mar '16 4:14:01 PM rjd1922
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* At the beginning of ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'', Barney Calhoun is working undercover for [[LaResistance the resistance]] in Civil Protection, the Combine's brutal police force. When he comes across Gordon, he justifies wanting to be alone with Gordon by implying to another (real) officer that he's going to beat/torture him. Then when the guard leaves Barney and Gordon alone, Barney clues Gordon in with exposition and then sends him in the right direction.

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* At the beginning of ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'', Barney Calhoun is working undercover for [[LaResistance the resistance]] in Civil Protection, the Combine's brutal police force. When he comes across Gordon, he justifies wanting to be alone with Gordon by implying to another (real) officer that he's going to beat/torture him. Then when the guard leaves Barney and Gordon alone, Barney turns off the cameras and clues Gordon in with exposition and then sends him in the right direction.
28th Mar '16 4:13:35 PM rjd1922
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* At the beginning of ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'', Barney is working undercover for the resistance as a Combine soldier. When he comes across Gordon, he justifies wanting to be alone with Gordon by implying to another (real) Combine guard he's going to beat/torture him. Then when the guard leaves Barney and Gordon alone, Barney clues Gordon in with exposition and then sends him in the right direction.

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* At the beginning of ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'', Barney Calhoun is working undercover for [[LaResistance the resistance as a Combine soldier. resistance]] in Civil Protection, the Combine's brutal police force. When he comes across Gordon, he justifies wanting to be alone with Gordon by implying to another (real) Combine guard officer that he's going to beat/torture him. Then when the guard leaves Barney and Gordon alone, Barney clues Gordon in with exposition and then sends him in the right direction.
28th Nov '15 12:11:08 PM kaherbert
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**Played straight in season 1, when N'Toth rescues G'Kar from an assassin. The assassin is using pain givers. To free him from the devices she pretends to beat him while actually breaking the pain givers.


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21st Aug '15 9:36:28 PM nombretomado
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* In ''MobileSuitGundamUnicorn'', Riddhe visits Audrey's cell twice, first to interrogate her and later to help her escape to Earth with him. Subverted in that the Federation isn't the bad guy and Riddhe wasn't trying to fool the guard, just knock him out.

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* In ''MobileSuitGundamUnicorn'', ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamUnicorn'', Riddhe visits Audrey's cell twice, first to interrogate her and later to help her escape to Earth with him. Subverted in that the Federation isn't the bad guy and Riddhe wasn't trying to fool the guard, just knock him out.
27th Jul '15 2:06:36 PM skteosk
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** Played with in "Day of the Daleks", the ninth season premiere of the original series. When the Doctor is captured at one of the Daleks' factories, the manager says he'll speak to him alone. The manager is a rebel infiltrator but the Doctor isn't a rebel so doesn't know what he's talking about, and the manager's superior interrupts them before he can get the point across.
24th Jul '15 4:42:25 PM nombretomado
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* Near the end of MetalGearSolid2, there is a torture sequence reminiscent of the first game that ends with Raiden being released by Olga Gurlukovich. She reveals that she was only helping the Patriots because they were holding her son hostage, and that she was the mysterious "Deepthroat" that assisted Raiden at several points in the story.

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* Near the end of MetalGearSolid2, ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty'', there is a torture sequence reminiscent of the first game that ends with Raiden being released by Olga Gurlukovich. She reveals that she was only helping the Patriots because they were holding her son hostage, and that she was the mysterious "Deepthroat" that assisted Raiden at several points in the story.
21st Jun '15 2:13:30 PM Dravencour
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* In ''DjangoUnchained'', Dr. King Schultz asks Calvin Candie to send a particular slave by the name of Broomhilda to his room for a private 'conversation'. While Hildy does speak his native language, Candie clearly assumes he has more than talking in mind, and is happy to oblige. In fact, Schultz takes the opportunity to reveal that he's come with her husband, the title character, to free her.

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* In ''DjangoUnchained'', Dr. King Schultz asks Calvin Candie to send a particular slave by the name of Broomhilda to his room for a private 'conversation'. While Hildy does speak his native language, Candie clearly assumes he has more than talking in mind, and is happy to oblige. In fact, when Schultz and Broomhilda are alone, he takes the opportunity to reveal reveal, [[HidingBehindTheLanguageBarrier in German so the others can't overhear]], that he's come with her husband, the title character, to free her.
21st Jun '15 2:11:01 PM Dravencour
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* In ''DjangoUnchained'', King Schultz asks Calvin Candie to send a particular slave to his room for a private 'conversation'. While she does speak his native language, Candie clearly assumes he has more than talking in mind, and is happy to oblige. In fact, he takes the opportunity to reveal that he's come with her husband to free her.

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* In ''DjangoUnchained'', Dr. King Schultz asks Calvin Candie to send a particular slave by the name of Broomhilda to his room for a private 'conversation'. While she Hildy does speak his native language, Candie clearly assumes he has more than talking in mind, and is happy to oblige. In fact, he Schultz takes the opportunity to reveal that he's come with her husband husband, the title character, to free her.
19th May '15 7:58:50 AM SteveMB
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[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with the similar, but entirely distinct, TrojanPrisoner Ploy. That's when the heroes try to infiltrate a compound by pretending to be a prisoner.

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[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with the similar, but entirely distinct, TrojanPrisoner Ploy. That's when the heroes try to infiltrate a compound by pretending to be a prisoner.
prisoners and/or guards transporting said prisoners.
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