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21st Mar '17 12:21:34 PM squidofjustice
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* ''Series/AgentsofSHIELD''
** In the season 4 episode "Self-Control", Daisy hugs an (understandably) freaked-out Simmons to prove that neither of them are [[spoiler:Life Model Decoys]] by using her Quake powers during the hug. Naturally, they both calm down once they realize neither of them are [[spoiler:cleverly disguised murder-bots.]]
11th Mar '17 11:16:26 AM nombretomado
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* ''MetalGearSolid4'''s touching Cooldown Hug that Solid Snake gets from [[spoiler: Big Boss]].

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* ''MetalGearSolid4'''s ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'''s touching Cooldown Hug that Solid Snake gets from [[spoiler: Big Boss]].
8th Mar '17 2:44:59 PM Discar
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* In ''Literature/{{Edgedancer}}'', Lift manages to get [[spoiler:Nale]] out of his VillainousBSOD-induced breakdown by hugging him until he calms down.

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* In ''Literature/{{Edgedancer}}'', ''Literature/{{Edgedancer}}'' (a novella of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive''): Lift manages to get [[spoiler:Nale]] out of his VillainousBSOD-induced breakdown by hugging him until he calms down.
28th Feb '17 10:14:10 AM StFan
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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' has a memorable one in the trip to [[BeachEpisode Yakushima Island]], where [[{{Tsundere}} Yukari Takeba]] has a breakdown and storms off after the party is shown a video implicating her [[DisappearedDad father]] in the creation of [[TheHeartless the shadows]] they're fighting. The MC is sent off to calm her down and bring her back, and giving her one of these is one option in the ensuing conversation.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' ''VideoGame/Persona3'' has a memorable one in the trip to [[BeachEpisode Yakushima Island]], where [[{{Tsundere}} Yukari Takeba]] has a breakdown and storms off after the party is shown a video implicating her [[DisappearedDad father]] in the creation of [[TheHeartless the shadows]] they're fighting. The MC is sent off to calm her down and bring her back, and giving her one of these is one option in the ensuing conversation.



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* ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'''s Maxwell Crowe does this to a suicidal Maria Graham after chucking the broken glass shard she was going to do herself in with. This not only functions as a cooldown hug, but also prevents her from just pulling on her [[ExplosiveLeash explosive collar]] and killing herself that way.
* Subverted in the WhateleyUniverse: in "Ayla and the Mad Scientist", Team Kimba is running Dark Phoenix simulations in the school holographic simulator. When it's time for [[PersonOfMassDestruction Tennyo]] to play Dark Tennyo, Generator insists on trying a CooldownHug first. She gets disintegrated for her efforts but it gives her teammates a chance to put four tranquilizer darts in Tennyo's backside.

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* ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'''s ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'''s Maxwell Crowe does this to a suicidal Maria Graham after chucking the broken glass shard she was going to do herself in with. This not only functions as a cooldown hug, but also prevents her from just pulling on her [[ExplosiveLeash explosive collar]] and killing herself that way.
* Subverted in the WhateleyUniverse: ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': in "Ayla and the Mad Scientist", Team Kimba is running Dark Phoenix simulations in the school holographic simulator. When it's time for [[PersonOfMassDestruction Tennyo]] to play Dark Tennyo, Generator insists on trying a CooldownHug first. She gets disintegrated for her efforts but it gives her teammates a chance to put four tranquilizer darts in Tennyo's backside.



* A variation in ''CriticalRole'': during the Whitestone arc, when Percy's [[spoiler: literal]] demons start to manifest, Vex'ahlia coaxes him out of his fury while holding his hand. Given that Percy had previously been implied to [[HatesBeingTouched dislike physical contact]] and was turning into smoke at the time, keeping her distance was probably a wise move.

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* A variation in ''CriticalRole'': ''WebVideo/CriticalRole'': during the Whitestone arc, when Percy's [[spoiler: literal]] demons start to manifest, Vex'ahlia coaxes him out of his fury while holding his hand. Given that Percy had previously been implied to [[HatesBeingTouched dislike physical contact]] and was turning into smoke at the time, keeping her distance was probably a wise move.



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25th Feb '17 5:19:49 PM rva98014
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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': When the main duo reconcile after their PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure, Nick pulls Judy into one of these.

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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': When the main duo reconcile after their PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure, Judy suffers an emotional breakdown during her apology and Nick pulls Judy invites her into one of these.
25th Feb '17 4:13:40 PM Cindy67917
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* This has happens numerous times in ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero'', with one time being Haruhi hugging Tsuruya because she's angry at herself as she feels responsible of [[spoiler:Kyon being shot]].

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* This has happens happened numerous times in ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero'', with one time being Haruhi hugging Tsuruya because she's angry at herself as she feels responsible of [[spoiler:Kyon being shot]].


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* The ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' fic "Thought Reading Alchemist" features a similar trait to the anime. Instead of Ross hugging Edward, Roberta herself hugged him to calm him down.
30th Jan '17 6:10:36 PM KINGBARBIE52
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A common tactic of the CuddleBug. See also KillMeNowOrForeverStayYourHand and MindHug, for when the hug is less literal. Compare ShutUpKiss, its more romantic SisterTrope. The LivingEmotionalCrutch may act as an ambulatory Cooldown Hug. This trope will often be used on an AllLovingHero, NiceGuy, or MoralityPet to prevent an AntiHero from [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope going towards a much darker path]]. TenderTears may often follow as well.

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A common tactic of the CuddleBug. See also KillMeNowOrForeverStayYourHand and MindHug, for when the hug is less literal. Compare ShutUpKiss, its more romantic SisterTrope. The LivingEmotionalCrutch may act as an ambulatory Cooldown Hug. This trope will often be used on by an AllLovingHero, NiceGuy, or MoralityPet to prevent an AntiHero from [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope going towards a much darker path]]. TenderTears may often follow as well.
3rd Jan '17 12:48:49 PM Xtifr
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* ''MagicalJxR'' has the [[{{Keet}} cheerful, childish Aru]] do this when [[spoiler:Jay's PowerLimiter snaps off]].

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* ''MagicalJxR'' ''Manhwa/MagicalJxR'' has the [[{{Keet}} cheerful, childish Aru]] do this when [[spoiler:Jay's PowerLimiter snaps off]].
2nd Jan '17 12:47:21 PM JJHIL325
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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': When the main characters reconcile after their PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure, Nick pulls Judy into one of these.

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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': When the main characters duo reconcile after their PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure, Nick pulls Judy into one of these.
2nd Jan '17 5:47:43 AM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/{{Edgedancer}}'', Lift manages to get [[spoiler:Nale]] out of his VillainousBSOD-induced breakdown by hugging him until he calms down.
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