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9th Sep '17 8:23:31 PM skybox
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* As mentioned in the description, this was a police takedown tactic, but in light of such high profile deaths like Eric Garner, it's been phased out in many spots.

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* As mentioned in the description, this was a police takedown tactic, but in light of such high profile deaths like that of Eric Garner, it's been phased out in many spots.
5th Aug '17 9:54:03 PM surgoshan
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* Several show up in ''Film/AtomicBlonde'' all but one are air chokes and intended to be nonlethal. The exception is a fatal garroting.
13th Jun '17 2:01:15 PM Gamermaster
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* PlayedForLaughs in the ChristmasEpisode of ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' when Tohru hears the story of ''Literature/TheLittleMatchGirl'' and thinks that the part where the grandmother [[TogetherInDeath hugs the girl as they ascend to heaven]] means that she strangled the girl to death.
4th Jan '17 2:46:14 AM SeptimusHeap
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* The [[TheUndead Redead]] from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'' is infamous for this, doubles as NightmareFuel by how they ride on Link's back and ''[[FreudWasRight hump him to death]]''.

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* The [[TheUndead Redead]] from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'' is infamous for this, doubles as NightmareFuel by how they ride on Link's back and ''[[FreudWasRight hump ''hump him to death]]''.death''.
25th Oct '16 11:57:02 PM BattleMaster
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* In ''Franchise/StreetFighter'', Alex's Headbutt changes to a Choke Hold after turning an opponent around with his Flash Chop. The attack doesn't do much damage but it swiftly fills up the stun meter.

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* In ''Franchise/StreetFighter'', his appearances in the ''Franchise/StreetFighter'' games, Alex's Headbutt changes to a Choke Hold after turning an opponent around with his Flash Chop. The attack doesn't do much damage but it swiftly fills up the stun meter.
25th Oct '16 11:56:09 PM BattleMaster
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* In ''Franchise/StreetFighter'', Alex's Headbutt changes to a Choke Hold after turning an opponent around with his Flash Chop. The attack doesn't do much damage but it swiftly fills up the stun meter.
10th Aug '16 8:34:34 PM nombretomado
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* In ''[[{{Deryni}} The Bishop's Heir]]'', Dhugal (who doesn't then know he's Deryni, never mind controlling his shields) reacts badly to the psychic energies unleashed at Duncan's consecration as bishop. Morgan uses a choke hold on Dhugal to get him away from the cathedral via Transfer Portal and avoid unwanted attention from potentially hostile clerics when Dhugal's shields prove impossible for Morgan to breach.

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* In ''[[{{Deryni}} ''[[Literature/{{Deryni}} The Bishop's Heir]]'', Dhugal (who doesn't then know he's Deryni, never mind controlling his shields) reacts badly to the psychic energies unleashed at Duncan's consecration as bishop. Morgan uses a choke hold on Dhugal to get him away from the cathedral via Transfer Portal and avoid unwanted attention from potentially hostile clerics when Dhugal's shields prove impossible for Morgan to breach.
8th Jul '16 2:05:50 PM Willbyr
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* In ''{{Genshiken}}'', Hato applies one on Kuchiki to prevent Kuchiki... eeer... ''molesting'' Madarame. Unfortunately for Hato, the shamelessly perverted Kuchiki suddenly discovers he has a fetish for it.

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* In ''{{Genshiken}}'', ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}'', Hato applies one on Kuchiki to prevent Kuchiki... eeer... ''molesting'' Madarame. Unfortunately for Hato, the shamelessly perverted Kuchiki suddenly discovers he has a fetish for it.
6th Jul '16 8:03:32 PM KingLyger
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Dishonored}}'', this is one of the non-lethal means of taking down opponents. In ''The Knife of Dunwall'', Daud can find a Bone Charm that reduces the time it takes to choke someone unconscious.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Dishonored}}'', this is one of the non-lethal means of taking down opponents. In ''The Knife of Dunwall'', Daud opponents up close is getting behind them and choking them out. The player can also find a Bone Charm that reduces the time it takes to choke someone unconscious.
7th Jan '16 2:51:58 AM erforce
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* GuyRitchie's ''Film/SherlockHolmes'' features both chokes at the same time. A thug sneaking up on Holmes is put in a blood choke by Watson. To prevent the {{Mook}} from screaming, Holmes immediately pinches off his nose and mouth. They chat for a bit and, once the thug has passed out, move on. At the end of the film, a big mook has to be slowly air choked because he's just [[TheBigGuy too darn big]] for anything else.

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* GuyRitchie's Creator/GuyRitchie's ''Film/SherlockHolmes'' features both chokes at the same time. A thug sneaking up on Holmes is put in a blood choke by Watson. To prevent the {{Mook}} from screaming, Holmes immediately pinches off his nose and mouth. They chat for a bit and, once the thug has passed out, move on. At the end of the film, a big mook has to be slowly air choked because he's just [[TheBigGuy too darn big]] for anything else.



* In ''{{Sneakers}}'' Dick Gordon knocks out Bishop with a sleeper hold. In contrast to the repeated TapOnTheHead he's been given up to this point, it's an act of mercy.

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* In ''{{Sneakers}}'' ''Film/{{Sneakers}}'' Dick Gordon knocks out Bishop with a sleeper hold. In contrast to the repeated TapOnTheHead he's been given up to this point, it's an act of mercy.



* In ''DoTheRightThing'', Radio Raheem dies from a police chokehold, sparking off a riot.

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* In ''DoTheRightThing'', ''Film/DoTheRightThing'', Radio Raheem dies from a police chokehold, sparking off a riot.
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