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31st May '18 11:43:50 AM AmuckCricetine
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* ''Franchise/StarTrek'', "[[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries The Trouble With Tribbles]]". When the cast of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' was to be [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6KGOkzbf_c spliced into original series footage]] for the episode "Trials and Tribbleations" (which returned via TimeTravel to "The Trouble With Tribbles"), one of the more difficult tasks they faced was learning how to avoid the more realistic fight choreography used today in favor of 1960s-style stage fighting so they would not look out of place during the Bar Brawl.

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* ''Franchise/StarTrek'', "[[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS2E15TheTroubleWithTribbles}} The Trouble With with Tribbles]]". When the cast of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' was to be [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6KGOkzbf_c spliced into original series footage]] for the episode "Trials and Tribbleations" (which returned via TimeTravel to "The Trouble With Tribbles"), one of the more difficult tasks they faced was learning how to avoid the more realistic fight choreography used today in favor of 1960s-style stage fighting so they would not look out of place during the Bar Brawl.



** [[PhysicalGod Q]] (possibly, it's up for interpretation) showed [[TheCaptain Jean-Luc Picard]] that a bar brawl was a pivotal moment in the life of the young captain (even though it nearly killed him, he had to get a artificial heart after he was stabbed). Essentially, had Picard been the sort of man who would have avoided the [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown fight]], he would have never made captain; his career stalling as a junior officer who never takes risks, and is never noticed.

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** In "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS6E14Tapestry}} Tapestry]]", [[PhysicalGod Q]] (possibly, it's up for interpretation) showed [[TheCaptain Jean-Luc Picard]] that a bar brawl was a pivotal moment in the life of the young captain (even though it nearly killed him, he had to get a artificial heart after he was stabbed). Essentially, had Picard been the sort of man who would have avoided the [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown fight]], he would have never made captain; his career stalling as a junior officer who never takes risks, and is never noticed.



** In ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' "Survival Instinct", Harry Kim and Tom Paris specifically look for a bar on the alien space station the ship is docked at. They (and some other crew members) wind up getting into an off-screen bar fight with some other aliens over some alien game. Janeway reprimands them and confines them to their quarters...but stops to make sure they ''won'' the fight.

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** In ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' "Survival Instinct", "[[{{Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS6E2SurvivalInstinct}} Survival Instinct]]", Harry Kim and Tom Paris specifically look for a bar on the alien space station the ship is docked at. They (and some other crew members) wind up getting into an off-screen bar fight with some other aliens over some alien game. Janeway reprimands them and confines them to their quarters...but stops to make sure they ''won'' the fight.



** A Bar Brawl in ''reverse'' in the episode "Backwards". As Lister puts it, "It's not a bar room brawl, it's a bar room ''tidy''! Unrumble!"
** There's also the one in "Gunmen of the Apocalypse", where the cast are in a virtual Western-style world. Rimmer's special skill in this is beating the crap out of everyone. Which he does.

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** A Bar Brawl in ''reverse'' in the episode "Backwards"."[[Recap/RedDwarfSeasonIIIBackwards Backwards]]". As Lister puts it, "It's not a bar room brawl, it's a bar room ''tidy''! Unrumble!"
** There's also the one in "Gunmen "[[Recap/RedDwarfSeasonVIGunmenOfTheApocalypse Gunmen of the Apocalypse", Apocalypse]]", where the cast are in a virtual Western-style world. Rimmer's special skill in this is beating the crap out of everyone. Which he does.



** The episode "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" had one of these between rogue Time Agents Capt. Jack Harkness and Capt. John Hart. Incidentally, it was combined with KissKissSlap, and thus was preceded by a snogfest between the two of them.
** Owen gets into one in the episode "Combat".

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** The episode "Kiss "[[Recap/TorchwoodS2E1KissKissBanBang Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" Bang]]" had one of these between rogue Time Agents Capt. Jack Harkness and Capt. John Hart. Incidentally, it was combined with KissKissSlap, and thus was preceded by a snogfest between the two of them.
** Owen gets into one in the episode "Combat"."[[{{Recap/TorchwoodS1E11Combat}} Combat]]".



* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', there is a Bar Brawl and the Jukebox is used as a weapon.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'',
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In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E20ColonelHomer Colonel Homer]]" there is a Bar Brawl and the Jukebox is used as a weapon.



** Marge of all people instigates one at Moe's in ''Strong Arms of the Ma''. Marge took on every patron of Moe's ''and'' a group of sailors, and decisively came out on top; even making the Navy personnel retreat sheepishly.

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** Marge of all people instigates one at Moe's in ''Strong "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS14E9StrongArmsOfTheMa Strong Arms of the Ma''.Ma]]". Marge took on every patron of Moe's ''and'' a group of sailors, and decisively came out on top; even making the Navy personnel retreat sheepishly.
24th May '18 9:49:22 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* In ''VideoGame/Disgaea5AllianceOfVengeance'', one of the [[RandomEvent Mystery Rooms]] in the Item World is a bar. One of the patrons will offer to throw a pie at her partner for you. If you talk to said partner afterwards [[StopPokingMe repeatedly]], she'll accuse you of taking pity on her and a fight with the customers and bartender will ensue.
8th May '18 5:33:08 PM ANTMuddle
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It happens in RealLife and the destruction of furniture is TruthInTelevision: when drunk, people are less likely to aim their blows or [[CantHoldHisLiquor even stand properly]]; additionally, the [[CombatPragmatist smarter fighters]] (aka the ones not engaging in "drunk boxing") will almost always be grabbing {{chair|man of the brawl}}s, [[GrievousBottleyHarm bottles]], pool cues, and other nearby objects that just so happen to make for good {{improvised weapon}}s. '''DoNotTryThisAtHome''' - what looks cool and entertaining in fiction is a great way to end up incarcerated, hospitalized or worse in RealLife.

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It happens in RealLife and the destruction of furniture is TruthInTelevision: when drunk, people are less likely to aim their blows or [[CantHoldHisLiquor even stand properly]]; additionally, the [[CombatPragmatist smarter fighters]] (aka the ones not engaging in "drunk boxing") will almost always be grabbing {{chair|man of the brawl}}s, [[GrievousBottleyHarm bottles]], pool cues, and other nearby objects that just so happen to make for good {{improvised weapon}}s. '''DoNotTryThisAtHome''' - what looks cool and entertaining in fiction is a great way to end up incarcerated, hospitalized or worse especially '''dead''' in RealLife.
1st May '18 4:32:26 PM foxley
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* ''Series/MidsomerMurders'': In "Midsomer Life", a brawl erupts in the local pub between a group of entitled out-of-towners and the locals who are sick of being patronized. Inspector Barnaby gets punched in the face while trying to break it up.
23rd Apr '18 8:25:11 PM foxley
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* In ''Film/{{Sunset}}'', Wyatt Earp watches a bar brawl being filmed for the FilmWithinAFilm about his life, and then remarks to Mix that he had never been in a fight like that in his life.
21st Apr '18 4:26:08 PM Cieloazul
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A Bar Brawl is a fight scene where the emphasis is less on fighting skill and more on [[KungShui destruction of furniture]]. Glass will be broken, [[GrievousBottleyHarm ordinary bottles turned into weapons]], [[TeethFlying teeth are flying]] and very probably [[ChairmanOfTheBrawl a chair as well]], most likely across somebody's back. Someone will probably [[ChandelierSwing swing from a chandelier]], even if there weren't any there to start with. FlippingTheTable and making a BatteringRam out of another ImprovisedWeapon are not unheard of. At some point, the fighting will become widespread among the patrons who aren't involved in the instigating argument. A good clue this is about to happen is when ThePianoPlayer secures the piano and leaves (and a subversion is if he's the one ''starting the trouble''). Bonus points (or perhaps a FacePalm) if [[DestinationDefenestration someone gets thrown out the window]] and / or [[BarSlide slides across the counter]], or if the guy who starts the fight was actually there to try to PREVENT violence from occurring. In the most over-the-top settings, the brawl starts for a completely banal reason, often a [[EscalatingBrawl random act of violence which swiftly spreads across the locale]], and typically sees patrons fighting each other having been seen chatting friendly among them just until that point. After all is said and done, the last man standing can possibly be witnessed PayingForTheActionScene.

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A Bar Brawl is a fight scene where the emphasis is less on fighting skill and more on [[KungShui destruction of furniture]]. Glass will be broken, [[GrievousBottleyHarm ordinary bottles turned into weapons]], [[TeethFlying teeth are flying]] and very probably [[ChairmanOfTheBrawl a chair as well]], most likely across somebody's back. Someone will probably [[ChandelierSwing swing from a chandelier]], even if there weren't any there to start with. FlippingTheTable and making a BatteringRam out of another ImprovisedWeapon are not unheard of. At some point, the fighting will become widespread among the patrons who aren't involved in the instigating argument. A good clue this is about to happen is when ThePianoPlayer secures the piano and leaves (and a subversion is if he's the one ''starting the trouble''). Bonus points (or perhaps a FacePalm) if [[DestinationDefenestration someone gets thrown out the window]] and / or [[BarSlide slides across the counter]], or if the guy who starts the fight was actually there to try to PREVENT violence from occurring. In the most over-the-top settings, the brawl starts for due to a completely banal reason, often a [[EscalatingBrawl random act of violence which swiftly spreads across the locale]], bar]], and typically sees involves patrons fighting each other after having been seen chatting friendly among them just until that point. After all is said and done, the last man standing can possibly be witnessed PayingForTheActionScene.
18th Apr '18 2:15:28 PM Lopiny
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* ''Videogame/DwarfFortress'' introduced expanded emotions and taverns at the same time, and it was only a matter of hours before they started brawling in their taverns every now and then. Not too common, but they get ''huge'', often expanding to involve most of your fortress and whatever guests you may have, and while deaths are uncommon you can expect broken bones, knockouts and plenty of lost teeth as everyone beats the shit out of each other with their cups. Especially hilarious if you gave them heavy iron goblets beforehand.

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* ''Videogame/DwarfFortress'' introduced expanded emotions and taverns at the same time, and it was only a matter of hours before they started brawling in their taverns every now and then. Not too common, but they get ''huge'', often expanding to involve most of your fortress and whatever guests you may have, and while deaths are uncommon (and usually accidental, most likely some poor idiot [[StaircaseTumble dodging down a stairwell]]) you can expect broken bones, knockouts and plenty of lost teeth as everyone beats the shit out of each other with their cups. Especially hilarious if you gave them heavy iron goblets beforehand.
18th Apr '18 7:11:04 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/DodgeCity'': One of the all-time Hollywood bar brawls, a five-minute orgy of fisticuffs between ex-Union and ex-Confederate soldiers that completely destroys the interior of Surrett's saloon.
17th Apr '18 4:43:43 PM manepony101
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* In ''Film/BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure'', Billy the Kid starts a bar brawl when the other players suspect of him of cheating just after Bill looks at his cards and exclaims, "Woah, three Aces, dude!".

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* In ''Film/BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure'', Billy the Kid starts a bar brawl when the other players suspect of him of cheating in poker just after Bill looks at his cards and exclaims, "Woah, three Aces, dude!".Aces!".
17th Apr '18 4:42:14 PM manepony101
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* In ''Film/BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure'', Billy the Kid starts a bar brawl when the other players suspect of him of cheating just after Bill looks at his cards and exclaims, "Woah, three Aces, dude!".
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