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24th Mar '16 9:02:44 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Series/CharliesAngels'', [[Creator/DrewBarrymore Dylan]] breaks her chair with a flip, similar to the ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' example, although [[WithMyHandsTied her hands stay tied]] after the chair is broken.
* Lennie Pike from ''ItsAMadMadMadMadWorld'' breaks the chair that he was tied to after breaking himself free from the pillar and duct tape that the gas station attendants tried tying him up to.
* Twice in ''TheBoondockSaints''. Connor, handcuffed to a toilet while his brother Murphy is being taken out back to be shot by two goons from TheMafiya, smashes himself screaming against the toilet trying to break it apart before he finally just rips it up from the floor. [[DeathFromAbove Before he drops the toilet off the roof onto the Russians.]]

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* In ''Series/CharliesAngels'', ''Film/CharliesAngels'', [[Creator/DrewBarrymore Dylan]] breaks her chair with a flip, similar to the ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' example, although [[WithMyHandsTied her hands stay tied]] after the chair is broken.
* Lennie Pike from ''ItsAMadMadMadMadWorld'' ''Film/ItsAMadMadMadMadWorld'' breaks the chair that he was tied to after breaking himself free from the pillar and duct tape that the gas station attendants tried tying him up to.
* Twice in ''TheBoondockSaints''.''Film/TheBoondockSaints''. Connor, handcuffed to a toilet while his brother Murphy is being taken out back to be shot by two goons from TheMafiya, smashes himself screaming against the toilet trying to break it apart before he finally just rips it up from the floor. [[DeathFromAbove Before he drops the toilet off the roof onto the Russians.]]



* ''Film/{{Red}} 2''. Frank Moss is being interrogated by US officials while handcuffed to a desk. Then a hit team bursts into the building killing everyone. Frank convinces an agent to uncuff him, but too late as the hitmen burst in and shoot him, catching Frank helpless...until he [[UseYourHead breaks the desk with his head]] and [[BadAss uses the pieces to knock out the hitmen]].

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* ''Film/{{Red}} 2''.''Film/{{Red 2}}''. Frank Moss is being interrogated by US officials while handcuffed to a desk. Then a hit team bursts into the building killing everyone. Frank convinces an agent to uncuff him, but too late as the hitmen burst in and shoot him, catching Frank helpless...until he [[UseYourHead breaks the desk with his head]] and [[BadAss uses the pieces to knock out the hitmen]].



* In ''[[KnightAndRogueSeries The Last Knight]]'', Sir Michael is chained to a bed by a captor and spends most of his time kicking the bedpost to try to detach it from the bed. [[spoiler:He succeeds just in time to aid Fisk in rescuing him.]]

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* In ''[[KnightAndRogueSeries ''[[Literature/KnightAndRogueSeries The Last Knight]]'', Sir Michael is chained to a bed by a captor and spends most of his time kicking the bedpost to try to detach it from the bed. [[spoiler:He succeeds just in time to aid Fisk in rescuing him.]]



* In Creator/DeanKoontz's ''Intensity'', the protagonist escapes her captor by ramming a wall with the chair she is tied to and splintering it. She injures herself in the process.

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* In Creator/DeanKoontz's ''Intensity'', ''Literature/{{Intensity}}'', the protagonist escapes her captor by ramming a wall with the chair she is tied to and splintering it. She injures herself in the process.
5th Mar '16 2:43:56 PM twofacetoo
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* In Lee Child's 'Die Trying' book, the main character Jack Reacher finds himself chained up to a huge beam of wood with a female captive, who is about to be sexually assaulted by their captors. Reacher, summoning up every ounce of his considerable strength, tears the chain clean out of the wooden beam. The chain is intact, but the beam is destroyed.
12th Feb '16 4:38:38 PM Doug86
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* In DeanKoontz's ''Intensity'', the protagonist escapes her captor by ramming a wall with the chair she is tied to and splintering it. She injures herself in the process.

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* In DeanKoontz's Creator/DeanKoontz's ''Intensity'', the protagonist escapes her captor by ramming a wall with the chair she is tied to and splintering it. She injures herself in the process.
18th Oct '15 9:27:49 PM WickedIcon
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* Kotomine Kirei from [[LightNovel/FateZero Fate/zero]] is tied to a tree by his hands. His response? ''[[AwesomeMoments Rip the damn tree straight out of the ground.]]'' Kirei is also [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower arguably]] a normal human.
4th Oct '15 10:23:26 AM nombretomado
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* Black Widow of ''Film/TheAvengers'' does a flip ''while tied to a chair'', shattering it on impact and freeing herself. And then she uses bits of the chair as weapons.
* In ''Series/CharliesAngels'', [[Creator/DrewBarrymore Dylan]] breaks her chair with a flip, similar to the ''Film/TheAvengers'' example, although [[WithMyHandsTied her hands stay tied]] after the chair is broken.

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* Black Widow of ''Film/TheAvengers'' ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' does a flip ''while tied to a chair'', shattering it on impact and freeing herself. And then she uses bits of the chair as weapons.
* In ''Series/CharliesAngels'', [[Creator/DrewBarrymore Dylan]] breaks her chair with a flip, similar to the ''Film/TheAvengers'' ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' example, although [[WithMyHandsTied her hands stay tied]] after the chair is broken.
28th May '15 7:25:46 PM nombretomado
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* {{Inuyasha}} is, at one point fairly early on in the series, tied to a tree by a demon using her hair like garrote wire. [[TakeAThirdOption He breaks the tree]]. Only a partial example, though, because he [[HalfHumanHybrid doesn't qualify as an ordinary human]].

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\n* {{Inuyasha}} Manga/InuYasha is, at one point fairly early on in the series, tied to a tree by a demon using her hair like garrote wire. [[TakeAThirdOption He breaks the tree]]. Only a partial example, though, because he [[HalfHumanHybrid doesn't qualify as an ordinary human]].
28th Apr '15 12:37:12 PM nombretomado
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* In the episode of ''BurnNotice'' where Fiona gets abducted, she breaks the arms of the chair she's handcuffed to so that she can move around the room freely.

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* In the episode of ''BurnNotice'' ''Series/BurnNotice'' where Fiona gets abducted, she breaks the arms of the chair she's handcuffed to so that she can move around the room freely.
21st Apr '15 6:39:32 PM nombretomado
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* ''ThePrisoner'' episode "The Girl Who Was Death" had him tied to a chair inside a missile set to launch and destroy London - he struggles against the rope for some time before he realizes he can just pull the back of the chair up and off, freeing himself.
* On ''{{Chuck}}'', whenever Casey gets handcuffed to a piece of furniture, he ends up breaking it and using the attached pieces as a melee weapon.

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* ''ThePrisoner'' ''Series/ThePrisoner'' episode "The Girl Who Was Death" had him tied to a chair inside a missile set to launch and destroy London - he struggles against the rope for some time before he realizes he can just pull the back of the chair up and off, freeing himself.
* On ''{{Chuck}}'', ''{{Series/Chuck}}'', whenever Casey gets handcuffed to a piece of furniture, he ends up breaking it and using the attached pieces as a melee weapon.
13th Mar '15 5:15:48 PM DeisTheAlcano
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29th Jan '15 4:18:15 PM eroock
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* A flashback in ''Film/Unknown2006'' reveals how one of the characters frees himself from the chair he was tied to by breaking the chairback.

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* A flashback in ''Film/Unknown2006'' ''Film/{{Unknown 2006}}'' reveals how one of the characters frees himself from the chair he was tied to by breaking the chairback.
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