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3rd Aug '17 8:39:56 AM CerotechOmega
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* Jan Valentine from ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' was charging the room where Integra and her committee were holed up with intentions of killing every last one of them; this trope comes into play when he opens the door to find everyone in the room drawing their guns and aiming at him.
-->'''Jan''': [[ThisIsGonnaSuck ... Oh, fuck me.]]



* [[ClusterFBomb Juan]] [[DepravedBisexual Valentine]] finds himself the [[CardCarryingVillain (well-deserving)]] victim of this in ''WebVideo/HellsingUltimateAbridged'' (and probably the original series, since that [[AccidentalPun shot]] had to come from somewhere).
24th Jul '17 9:56:04 AM Spindriver
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-->'''Valentin:''' ''(recognizing the cocking noise)'' Walther PPK. 7.65mm. Only three men I know of use that gun; I believe I've killed two of them.\\

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-->'''Valentin:''' --->'''Valentin:''' ''(recognizing the cocking noise)'' Walther PPK. 7.65mm. Only three men I know of use that gun; I believe I've killed two of them.\\



* In the climax of ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'', Jame Gumb -- behind Clarice Starling, wearing night-vision goggles in the dark -- cocks his gun... and Starling, who was smart enough to have her gun ready to fire, turns around and blows him away. Extra stupid on Gumb's part because his revolver was a double-action model; all he needed to do was pull the trigger.
** Presumably he couldn't psychologically resist the extra bit of drama, especially since as mentioned in the book, "he had never hunted one armed before. He would have thoroughly enjoyed it." Clarice, [[SanityHasAdvantages not being batshit insane]], was more practical as well as more professional, since she's a (mostly) trained law enforcement officer, while Gumb has no military or law enforcement training we know of. [[note]] It's stated in the book that Gumb does this to scare his victims, who now know what's about to happen next. Of course, all his previous victims weren't armed.[[/note]]

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* In the climax of ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'', Jame Gumb -- behind Clarice Starling, wearing night-vision goggles in the dark -- cocks his gun... and Starling, who was smart enough to have her gun ready to fire, turns around and blows him away. Extra stupid on Gumb's part because his revolver was a double-action model; all he needed to do was pull the trigger.
**
trigger. Presumably he couldn't psychologically resist the extra bit of drama, especially since as mentioned in the book, "he had never hunted one armed before. He would have thoroughly enjoyed it." Clarice, [[SanityHasAdvantages not being batshit insane]], was more practical as well as more professional, since she's a (mostly) trained law enforcement officer, while Gumb has no military or law enforcement training we know of. [[note]] It's stated in the book that Gumb does this to scare his victims, who now know what's about to happen next. Of course, all his previous victims weren't armed.[[/note]]



--->'''Gretel''': Let the girl go, ''or I'm gonna blow your sheriff's brains all over these fucking hillbillies.''

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--->'''Gretel''': -->'''Gretel''': Let the girl go, ''or I'm gonna blow your sheriff's brains all over these fucking hillbillies.''



* In ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'', Marty is horrified by why 1985 is completely different, because it's an AlternateTimeline, [[NewspaperDating that he grabs up a newspaper from a nearby house to confirm the year.]] Unfortunately, he's at [[KnightTemplar Mr. Strickland's]] house, who, [[GenerationXerox also armed with a double-barreled shotgun]], thinks Marty is a thief.
-->"So, ''you're'' the son of bitch who's been stealing my newspapers!"
* In ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'', Tannen does this to Doc with a derringer. This is shortly after the Deputy gave Tannen a Click Hello with a ''double-barreled shotgun''.

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* The ''Back to the Future'' films:
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In ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'', Marty is horrified by why how 1985 is completely different, because it's an AlternateTimeline, [[NewspaperDating that so he grabs up a newspaper from a nearby house to confirm the year.]] Unfortunately, he's at [[KnightTemplar Mr. Strickland's]] house, who, [[GenerationXerox also armed with a double-barreled shotgun]], thinks Marty is a thief.
-->"So, --->"So, ''you're'' the son of bitch who's been stealing my newspapers!"
* ** In ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'', Tannen does this to Doc with a derringer. This is shortly after the Deputy gave Tannen a Click Hello with a ''double-barreled shotgun''.



-->'''The Joker:''' Could you ''please'' just give me a minute?
-->'''Lt. James Gordon:''' We've got you, you son-of-a-bitch.

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-->'''The --->'''The Joker:''' Could you ''please'' just give me a minute?
-->'''Lt.
minute?\\
'''Lt.
James Gordon:''' We've got you, you son-of-a-bitch.



-->'''Commissioner James Gordon:''' Clear the corners, rookie. ''[Blake turns around]'' Get my coat, son.
* In ''Film/FaceOff'', there's a series of Click Hello s with several people all pointing guns at each other in a church. Castor hoots, [[http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=7P--C-t60lI "Woo wee! What a predicament!"]]

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-->'''Commissioner --->'''Commissioner James Gordon:''' Clear the corners, rookie. ''[Blake turns around]'' Get my coat, son.
* In ''Film/FaceOff'', there's a series of Click Hello s Click-Hellos with several people all pointing guns at each other in a church. Castor hoots, [[http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=7P--C-t60lI "Woo wee! What a predicament!"]]



* Kenneth Branagh manages to get one of these in to his version of {{Hamlet}}. ''Hamlet.''

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* Kenneth Branagh Creator/KennethBranagh manages to get one of these in to his version of {{Hamlet}}. ''Hamlet.''



* In ''Film/DieHard'', John [=McClane=] runs into the BigBad Hans Gruber. Hans fakes an American accent to fool John [=McClane=] into thinking he is a hostage hiding from the terrorists. [=McClane=] gives Hans his pistol to help defend himself. Hans promptly pulls a Click Hello on [=McClane=] when he turns his back.
** Course, [=McClane=] neglected to mention that he made sure the gun he handed to Gruber was not loaded.
* Done by none other than Creator/SamuelLJackson in ''Film/TheLongKissGoodnight''. Of course, the heroine is quick to point out that she didn't need his help and he had probably scared off the other headhunters and ruined her plans.
** Also done ''to'' him in the same film, with an appropriately cool one-liner.

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* In ''Film/DieHard'', John [=McClane=] runs into the BigBad Hans Gruber. Hans Gruber fakes an American accent to fool John [=McClane=] into thinking he is a hostage hiding from the terrorists. [=McClane=] gives Hans his pistol to help defend himself. Hans promptly pulls a Click Hello on [=McClane=] when he turns his back.
** Course,
back. Of course, [=McClane=] neglected to mention that he made sure the gun he handed to Gruber was not loaded.
* Done by none other than Creator/SamuelLJackson in ''Film/TheLongKissGoodnight''. Of course, the heroine is quick to point out that she didn't need his help and he had probably scared off the other headhunters and ruined her plans.
** Also
plans. It's also done ''to'' him in the same film, with an appropriately cool one-liner.



* In one of the parodic Swedish ''Ture Sventon'' crime novels, ''Ture Sventon in London'', this type of event is spoofed when a series of crooks and detectives pull this stunt while exchanging polite comments and keeping their upper lips stiff.

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* In one of the parodic Swedish ''Ture Sventon'' crime novels, ''Ture Sventon in London'', this type of event the trope is spoofed when a series of crooks and detectives pull this stunt while exchanging polite comments and keeping their upper lips stiff.
22nd Jul '17 3:14:46 AM MicoolTNT
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* [[ClusterFBomb Juan]] [[DepravedBisexual Valentine]] finds himself the [[CardCarryingVillain (well-deserving)]] victim of this in ''WebVideo/HellsingUltimateAbridged'' (and probably the original series, since that [[AccidentalPun shot]] had to come from somewhere).


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* [[ClusterFBomb Juan]] [[DepravedBisexual Valentine]] finds himself the [[CardCarryingVillain (well-deserving)]] victim of this in ''WebVideo/HellsingUltimateAbridged'' (and probably the original series, since that [[AccidentalPun shot]] had to come from somewhere).
22nd Jul '17 3:04:26 AM MicoolTNT
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* [[ClusterFBomb Juan]] [[DepravedBisexual Valentine]] finds himself the [[CardCarryingVillain (well-deserving)]] victim of this in ''WebVideo/HellsingUltimateAbridged'' (and probably the original series, since that [[AccidentalPun shot]] had to come from somewhere).
11th Jul '17 12:45:18 PM ironballs16
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* During their feud, Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin pulled one of these on Wrestling/BookerT with a beer can in a supermarket. Booker sold it [[OhCrap like he'd actually heard a gun]].
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6th Jul '17 7:25:22 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Webcomic/GoblinHollow'' [[http://www.rhjunior.com/goblin-hollow-0163/ Here]].
-->'''Gunther:''' Smile... Yer on CandidCamera, [[WhatAnIdiot Twinky Boy]].
** ...And much later [[http://www.rhjunior.com/goblin-hollow-0183/ here]].

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* ''Webcomic/GoblinHollow'' [[http://www.rhjunior.com/goblin-hollow-0163/ Here]].
Here.]]
-->'''Gunther:''' Smile... Yer on CandidCamera, [[WhatAnIdiot Twinky Boy]].
** ...And much later
Boy.]]
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[[http://www.rhjunior.com/goblin-hollow-0183/ here]].com/goblin-hollow-0183/ ...And much later here.]]



* Used in the episode "Almost Got 'Im" of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'': [[spoiler:Batman reveals himself to have been masquerading as Killer Croc at a villains' poker game and appears to be at the mercy of the other players; immediately, dozens of other "bar patrons" draw their weapons and reveal the bar to have been a police sting]].

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* Used in the episode "Almost Got 'Im" of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'': [[spoiler:Batman reveals himself to have been masquerading as Killer Croc at a villains' poker game and appears to be at the mercy of the other players; immediately, players. Immediately, dozens of other "bar patrons" draw their weapons and reveal the bar to have been a police sting]].
6th Jul '17 7:24:16 PM WillKeaton
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* Done at its most badass in ''Series/{{Heroes}}''. Thompson gets the drop on Matt Parkman this way and taunts his [[PsychicPowers telepathy]] by saying, "What am I thinking, Parkman?". Then [[BadassNormal Mr. Bennet]] gets the drop on ''Thompson'' by doing this and answers for Matt by saying [[PreMortemOneLiner "Your last thought."]] And shoots him.

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* Done at its most badass in ''Series/{{Heroes}}''. Thompson gets the drop on Matt Parkman this way and taunts his [[PsychicPowers telepathy]] by saying, "What am I thinking, Parkman?". Parkman?" Then [[BadassNormal Mr. Bennet]] gets the drop on ''Thompson'' by doing this and answers for Matt by saying [[PreMortemOneLiner "Your last thought."]] And shoots him.
6th Jul '17 7:23:36 PM WillKeaton
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Often leads to a MexicanStandoff, especially when large groups of people are involved. May be followed by PreMortemOneLiner from the gunman. Depending on his/her confidence, the target may then utter a literal FacingTheBulletsOneLiner, or simply skip straight to OhCrap.

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Often leads to a MexicanStandoff, especially when large groups of people are involved. May be followed by PreMortemOneLiner from the gunman. Depending on his/her confidence, the target may then utter a literal FacingTheBulletsOneLiner, or simply skip straight to OhCrap.
OhCrap
6th Jul '17 7:22:29 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' episode "Gateway Shuffle". Spike does this to "Twinkle" Maria Murdock, the female leader of the Space Warriors terrorist group.

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* ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' episode "Gateway Shuffle". Shuffle," Spike does this to "Twinkle" Maria Murdock, the female leader of the Space Warriors terrorist group.
28th Apr '17 4:42:48 AM Euodiachloris
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Subtrope of KineticClicking. See also AudibleSharpness, DramaticGunCock and LandMineGoesClick. See TwangHello for the archery/throwing weapon equivalent.

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Subtrope of KineticClicking. See also AudibleSharpness, DramaticGunCock and LandMineGoesClick. See TwangHello for the archery/throwing weapon equivalent. Also, give DroolHello a look-see for the I-wanna-bath-and-therapy version: natural weapons usually included.
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