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12th Jul '17 2:18:01 AM DynastiNoble
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** A ghost tries to grab Willow's ankle to the floor. (Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS1E19IOnlyHaveEyesForYou)
11th Jul '17 9:47:36 AM xcountryguy
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* In ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'', just as Courtney [[spoiler: tries to tell Ruby about the truth about his father]], a tentacle grabs her ankle and drags her into the Cave of Origins just as said cave collapses on her.

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* In ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'', just as Courtney [[spoiler: tries [[spoiler:tries to tell Ruby about the truth about his father]], a tentacle grabs her ankle and drags her into the Cave of Origins just as said cave collapses on her.



* This is how [[spoiler:Kanoe]] takes a hold of [[spoiler:Kotori]] in TheMovie version of ''Manga/{{X 1999}}'', with the help of a sort-of warp passage formed under the victim's feet. Subverted when [[spoiler: Fuuma notices, tries to grab Kotori by the hand -- and ends up pulled too, which is how he gets snared by the Dragons of the Earth.]]

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* This is how [[spoiler:Kanoe]] takes a hold of [[spoiler:Kotori]] in TheMovie version of ''Manga/{{X 1999}}'', with the help of a sort-of warp passage formed under the victim's feet. Subverted when [[spoiler: Fuuma [[spoiler:Fuuma notices, tries to grab Kotori by the hand -- and ends up pulled too, which is how he gets snared by the Dragons of the Earth.]]



* In ''Fanfic/TheLionKingAdventures'', during the climax of ''Friends to the End'', [[spoiler: Hago]] ends up dangling off the edge of Pride Rock over a raging fire and grabs [[spoiler: Simba]] in an attempt to [[TakingYouWithMe drag him down too]]. [[spoiler: It doesn't work, as the pain from the flames makes Hago let go instinctively, and he [[DisneyVillainDeath plummets to his death]].]]
* Inverted in the {{Literature/Worm}} fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10377231/1/Security Security!]]'', when the [[SelfInsertFic self-insert protagonist]] Mike Allen does it to deliver the villain [[spoiler: Bakuda]] to the police.

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* In ''Fanfic/TheLionKingAdventures'', during the climax of ''Friends to the End'', [[spoiler: Hago]] [[spoiler:Hago]] ends up dangling off the edge of Pride Rock over a raging fire and grabs [[spoiler: Simba]] [[spoiler:Simba]] in an attempt to [[TakingYouWithMe drag him down too]]. [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It doesn't work, as the pain from the flames makes Hago let go instinctively, and he [[DisneyVillainDeath plummets to his death]].]]
* Inverted in the {{Literature/Worm}} fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10377231/1/Security Security!]]'', when the [[SelfInsertFic self-insert protagonist]] Mike Allen does it to deliver the villain [[spoiler: Bakuda]] [[spoiler:Bakuda]] to the police.



* Rattlesnake Jake actually does this to [[spoiler: the Mayor]] at the end of ''{{WesternAnimation/Rango}}'' after everyone finds out that he was the villain.

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* Rattlesnake Jake actually does this to [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the Mayor]] at the end of ''{{WesternAnimation/Rango}}'' after everyone finds out that he was the villain.



* A variation occurs in ''Film/{{Tremors}}'' as, when running away from one of the Graboids, Rhonda trips over a line of barbed wire which gets tangled around her ankles. As she tried to get it off, one of the monsters grabs the pole the wire is attached to and begins to drag her towards its open mouth. Thankfully, she is saved by Val who [[spoiler: pulls her boots and pants off to help her get free and escape]].

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* A variation occurs in ''Film/{{Tremors}}'' as, when running away from one of the Graboids, Rhonda trips over a line of barbed wire which gets tangled around her ankles. As she tried to get it off, one of the monsters grabs the pole the wire is attached to and begins to drag her towards its open mouth. Thankfully, she is saved by Val who [[spoiler: pulls [[spoiler:pulls her boots and pants off to help her get free and escape]].



* In ''Film/APerfectMurder'' at the end of the movie, Steven and Emily get into a fight and he grabs her ankle to trip her up. Also occurs only seconds later when she's on the ground and he grabs her and pulls her to him [[spoiler: but Emily is still able to grab the gun and kill him]].
* Also happens in ''Film/TheThing2011'' when Kate falls into the ship and is hiding from the thing, when it finds her, grabs her ankle, and drags her to another part of the ship [[spoiler: but Kate manages to grab the explosive and is able to kill the creature]].

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* In ''Film/APerfectMurder'' at the end of the movie, Steven and Emily get into a fight and he grabs her ankle to trip her up. Also occurs only seconds later when she's on the ground and he grabs her and pulls her to him [[spoiler: but [[spoiler:but Emily is still able to grab the gun and kill him]].
* Also happens in ''Film/TheThing2011'' when Kate falls into the ship and is hiding from the thing, when it finds her, grabs her ankle, and drags her to another part of the ship [[spoiler: but [[spoiler:but Kate manages to grab the explosive and is able to kill the creature]].



* In ''VideoGame/DeadSpaceExtraction'', Karen Howell is dragged away by a tentacle, [[spoiler: she doesn't make it because Warren abandoned her when she called him out for seeding Unitologists in Ishimura's ranks.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/DeadSpaceExtraction'', Karen Howell is dragged away by a tentacle, [[spoiler: she [[spoiler:she doesn't make it because Warren abandoned her when she called him out for seeding Unitologists in Ishimura's ranks.]]
5th Jul '17 12:21:53 AM HeroGal2347
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' episode "[[Recap/DuckTalesS1E2Armstrong Armstrong]]", Armstrong grabs Launchpad by his foot as the pilot attempts to get into his plane and begins pulling him down. He's only stopped by being soaked in the water Launchpad uses when he's helping Duckburg's fire department.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' episode "[[Recap/DuckTalesS1E2Armstrong Armstrong]]", Armstrong grabs Launchpad by his foot as the pilot attempts to get into his plane and begins pulling him down. He's only stopped by being soaked in the water Launchpad uses when he's helping Duckburg's fire department.
9th Mar '17 8:25:46 PM erforce
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* The bag boy in ''Film/TheMist''.

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* %%* The bag boy in ''Film/TheMist''.



* Dying in the original ''VideoGame/AloneInTheDark'' leads to a cutscene of your chosen character's corpse being dragged away by a zombie and laid atop an altar. The sequel has a similar clip, showing Carnby's body getting dragged out and tossed off of a seaside cliff.

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* ''Franchise/AloneInTheDark''
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Dying in the original ''VideoGame/AloneInTheDark'' ''VideoGame/AloneInTheDark1992'' leads to a cutscene of your chosen character's corpse being dragged away by a zombie and laid atop an altar. The sequel altar.
** ''VideoGame/AloneInTheDark2''
has a similar clip, showing Carnby's body getting dragged out and tossed off of a seaside cliff.



* In VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureToolsOfDestruction Percival Tachyon does this to Ratchet with his robot walker out of a portal when Ratchet thought he was defeated.

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* In VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureToolsOfDestruction ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureToolsOfDestruction'', Percival Tachyon does this to Ratchet with his robot walker out of a portal when Ratchet thought he was defeated.
9th Dec '16 9:27:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/SpiderSIIBreedingGround'': After Alexandra sinks the GiantSpider-infested ship and she and Jason are both rescued by a helicopter, a spider jumps out of a crate and tries to drag her down. She [[FeedItABomb throws a grenade into its mouth]] in response.

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* ''Film/SpiderSIIBreedingGround'': ''Film/SpidersIIBreedingGround'': After Alexandra sinks the GiantSpider-infested ship and she and Jason are both rescued by a helicopter, a spider jumps out of a crate and tries to drag her down. She [[FeedItABomb throws a grenade into its mouth]] in response.
9th Dec '16 9:26:29 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/SpiderSIIBreedingGround'': After Alexandra sinks the GiantSpider-infested ship and she and Jason are both rescued by a helicopter, a spider jumps out of a crate and tries to drag her down. She [[FeedItABomb throws a grenade into its mouth]] in response.
6th Dec '16 9:10:35 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* Dying in the original ''VideoGame/AloneInTheDark'' leads to a cutscene of your chosen character's corpse being dragged away by a zombie and laid atop an altar. The sequel has a similar clip, showing Carnby's body getting dragged out and tossed off of a seaside cliff.
19th Oct '16 6:57:42 AM erforce
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* While the dragger is not seen either time, the demon in the ''Film/ParanormalActivity'' films drags Katie out of bed by an ankle in the first movie and Kristi out of Hunter's nursery, down two flights of stairs, and into the basement in the second.

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* While the dragger is not seen either time, the demon in the ''Film/ParanormalActivity'' films drags Katie out of bed by an ankle in the first movie and Kristi out of Hunter's nursery, down two flights of stairs, and into the basement in the second.''Film/ParanormalActivity2''.
15th Oct '16 10:15:05 AM Dravencour
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* ''{{Film/Taken}}'': The girl is under the bed, panicking, on the phone, when suddenly she is dragged out by her ankles. Not to her doom, but... yikes.

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* ''{{Film/Taken}}'': The girl eponymous kidnapping scene from the movie ''{{Film/Taken}}'' plays out like this. Kimmy is under the bed, panicking, on the phone, when suddenly she is dragged out by her ankles. Not to her doom, but... yikes.
9th Oct '16 5:01:36 PM eroock
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