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14th Oct '17 12:01:22 PM Nadim
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* Occurs in the first episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Courage the Cowardly Dog}}''. Katz manages to tire out Courage by defeating him in a gane of squach before grabbing him by the throat and preparing to feed him to his one of man-eating spider pets. However, as he is distracted [[EvilLaugh laughing uncontrollably]], Muriel knocks him out with a tennis racket saving Courage.

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* Occurs in the first episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Courage the Cowardly Dog}}''. Katz manages to tire out Courage by defeating him in a gane game of squach before grabbing him by the throat and preparing to feed him to his one of man-eating spider pets. However, as he is distracted [[EvilLaugh laughing uncontrollably]], Muriel knocks him out with a tennis racket saving Courage.
14th Oct '17 12:00:12 PM Nadim
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* Occurs in the first episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Courage the Cowardly Dog}}''. Katz manages to tire out Courage by defeating him in a gane of squach before grabbing him by the throat and preparing to feed him to his one of man-eating spider pets. However, as he is distracted [[EvilLaugh laughing uncontrollably]], Muriel knocks him out with a tennis racket saving Courage.
14th Oct '17 11:48:31 AM Nadim
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* ''Film/JohnnyEnglish'', two mooks hold Johnny and Bough at gunpoint and are knocked over the head by Lorna with a fire extinguuisher.
5th Sep '17 3:08:50 AM ClintEastwood
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* The climactic action scene in the first ''Film/BeverlyHillsCop'' sequel ends with Taggart shooting Karla in the back before she can shoot Axl.

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* The climactic action scene in the first ''Film/BeverlyHillsCop'' sequel ''Film/BeverlyHillsCopII'' ends with Taggart shooting Karla in the back before she can shoot Axl.
5th Jul '17 5:20:48 PM JediGoalie30
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* In UnderSiege, as [[TheHero Ryback]] is lying wounded on the deck of the ''USS Missouri'' after disabling the enemy sub, [[TheDragon Daumer]] walks up towards him and levels his gun. Of course, he just HAS to take the opportunity to gloat and deliver his PreMortemOneLiner...

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* In UnderSiege, ''Film/UnderSiege'', as [[TheHero Ryback]] is lying wounded on the deck of the ''USS Missouri'' after disabling the enemy sub, [[TheDragon Daumer]] walks up towards him and levels his gun. Of course, he just HAS to take the opportunity to gloat and deliver his PreMortemOneLiner...
5th Jul '17 5:19:50 PM JediGoalie30
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* In UnderSiege, as [[TheHero Ryback]] is lying wounded on the deck of the ''USS Missouri'' after disabling the enemy sub, [[TheDragon Daumer]] walks up towards him and levels his gun. Of course, he just HAS to take the opportunity to gloat and deliver his PreMortemOneLiner...
-->'''Daumer:''' You're incredible, Ryback. It's a shame you weren't working for us...\\
''[Gunshots ring out. Daumer falls dead, and [[{{Sidekick}} Jordan]] [[DoesNotLikeGuns Tate]] is seen behind him holding a sub machine gun.]''\\
'''Ryback:''' [[BrickJoke Next thing I know, you'll be dating musicians]].
26th Jun '17 6:39:14 AM Malloon
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* An interesting variation happens in ''Webcomic/{{Unsounded}}'', where it wasn't completely clear if the person being saved, [[spoiler:Bastion Winallis]], was going to be killed [[spoiler: ([[FateWorseThanDeath or]] [[YourSoulIsMine worse]])]] or not, (at least immediately), and that the person saving them [[spoiler: (an Efheby, a type of immortal Naga)]] is the boss of the people threatening them. This boss also doesn't kill the person with the weapon [[spoiler:(a knife embued with its venom)]], but rather the person next to them. By [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice impaling]] [[BadBoss them]] [[spoiler: on it's forearm]]. It has the same effect, though, thoroughly disuading the attacker from continuing.
26th Mar '17 6:07:23 PM eroock
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* Done in ''Film/BladeRunner'' when Deckard has lost his HandCannon, Leon picks him up and says, "Time to die..." ...only to get shot by Rachel, who has picked up the gun.

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* Done in ''Film/BladeRunner'' when Deckard has lost his HandCannon, Leon picks him up and says, "Time to die..." ...only to get [[BoomHeadshot shot in the head]] by Rachel, Rachel from behind, who has picked up the gun.
26th Mar '17 6:05:14 PM eroock
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26th Jan '17 10:37:39 PM BigJaredMonkey
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** A badly abused Theon Greyjoy does this to save Podrick Payne from a Bolton guard in "The Red Woman."
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