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20th Jan '16 4:18:03 PM Xavon
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** Averted in the first episode, Wyn rejects a cape when making Kara's early costumes, but then realizes the drag helps her fly better. Then when the first cape shreds, he make the next one out a reinforced polymer.
17th Jan '16 5:14:02 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Series/{{Supergirl 2015}}'', evil Kryptonian Astra comments, "You might wanna rethink the cape!" before grabbing Supergirl's cape and throwing her across the room.

* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', Spike mocks comicbook hero Hundrum's cape as impractical and pointless. Sure enough, in "Power Ponies", Spike is turned into Hundrum, and he trips on his cape.
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* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', Spike mocks comicbook hero Hundrum's cape as impractical and pointless. Sure enough, in "Power Ponies", Spike is turned into Hundrum, Humdrum, and he trips on his cape.
8th Dec '15 5:58:54 PM eroock
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->''I will not wear long, heavy cloaks. While they certainly make a bold fashion statement, they have an annoying tendency to get caught in doors or tripped over during an escape.''
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->''I ->''"I will not wear long, heavy cloaks. While they certainly make a bold fashion statement, they have an annoying tendency to get caught in doors or tripped over during an escape.''"''
27th Nov '15 6:05:24 PM nombretomado
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* The ScarletWitch had a pair of cases in ''Avengers West Coast'', and tried a new costume without cape. It didn't stick.
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* The ScarletWitch ComicBook/ScarletWitch had a pair of cases in ''Avengers West Coast'', and tried a new costume without cape. It didn't stick.
21st Nov '15 8:34:15 AM Julia1984
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A somewhat postmodern take on capes; that they are CoolButInefficient. Not only that, but they're a liability, with a nasty habit of getting tripped over, snagged on things, [[TurbineBlender caught in jet turbines]] or [[TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty grabbed by pragmatic enemies during a fight]], leading to inconvenience or worse.
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A somewhat postmodern take on capes; that they are CoolButInefficient. Not only that, but they're a liability, with a nasty habit of getting tripped over, snagged on things, [[TurbineBlender caught in jet turbines]] or [[TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty grabbed by pragmatic enemies during a fight]], leading to inconvenience or worse. worse. Never don one unless you're a master of the art of GivingThemTheStrip.
20th Jun '15 11:24:09 PM Luigiofthegods
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' is the old TropeNamer.
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' is the old TropeNamer. It isn't hard to see why, as it [[LampshadedTrope lampshades]] the topic quite heavily.

** Given an IronicEcho of sorts when [[spoiler:the villain Syndrome's cape gets caught in a jet turbine, leading to his death]].
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** Given an IronicEcho of sorts when [[spoiler:the villain Syndrome's cape gets caught in a jet turbine, turbine in the climax, leading to his death]].
11th Jun '15 10:10:07 PM TomWalpertac2
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* ''Wcomic/CodenameHunter'': Gavin will most likely [[NeverLiveItDown never hear the end]] of [[http://www.codenamehunter.com/archive/comic/2015/06/11 this]].
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* ''Wcomic/CodenameHunter'': ''Wcomic/CodeNameHunter'': Gavin will most likely [[NeverLiveItDown never hear the end]] of [[http://www.codenamehunter.com/archive/comic/2015/06/11 this]].
11th Jun '15 10:09:29 PM TomWalpertac2
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Hunter snagged Gavin's cape
* Averted in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''. Sam wears breakaway capes.
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* Averted in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''. Sam wears breakaway capes. * ''Wcomic/CodenameHunter'': Gavin will most likely [[NeverLiveItDown never hear the end]] of [[http://www.codenamehunter.com/archive/comic/2015/06/11 this]].
11th May '15 4:28:19 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Film/ManOfSteel'', General Zod grabs Superman by the cape and throws him across the city.
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* In ''Film/ManOfSteel'', General Zod grabs Superman by the cape and throws him across the city.city, sending Superman crashing through half a dozen buildings before his motion slows down.
15th Apr '15 1:46:55 PM ultimomant
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* Darkseid tries this against Superman in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanBatmanApocalypse''. Superman goes with the snag and punches Darkseid in the face hard enough to send him flying across half of Kansas.

** The inevitability of a Cape Snag happening in real action is precisely why every wrestler who wears a cape ''takes it off'' before entering the ring.
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** * The inevitability of a Cape Snag happening in real action is precisely why every wrestler who wears a cape ''takes it off'' before entering the ring.

** The inevitability of a Cape Snag happening in real action is precisely why every wrestler who wears a Superman grabbed Maxima by the cape ''takes it off'' before entering and dragged her into the ring.sky.

* Darkseid tries this against Superman in SupermanBatmanApocalypse. Superman goes with the snag and punches Darkseid in the face hard enough to send him flying across half of Kansas.
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* Darkseid tries this against In ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'', Draaga and Captain Marvel have yanked Superman in SupermanBatmanApocalypse. Superman goes with the snag and punches Darkseid in the face hard enough to send him flying across half of Kansas.around by his cape.
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