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15th Apr '18 1:49:39 PM eroock
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* ''Film/HotShotsPartDeux'': Lampshaded -- a character has two fingers bound by the bad guys with a Chinese finger trap, when he is freed, he begins rubbing his wrists.

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* ''Film/HotShotsPartDeux'': Lampshaded Parodied -- a character Colonel Walters has his two index fingers bound tied together by the bad guys with a Chinese finger trap, when he is freed, he begins rubbing his wrists.wrists instead.
18th Feb '18 6:54:40 PM foxley
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* In ''Film/SherlockHolmesAndTheSecretWeapon'', Homes is BoundAndGagged and hidden in the false bottom of a sea chest. When he is rescued by Watson and Lestarde, the first thing he does when his hands are untied is rub his wrists.
23rd Jan '18 4:07:06 AM Cryoclaste
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* ''TheQueensThief'': Averted. Gen's wrists are ''badly'' injured by his time in shackles in Sounis' prison, and this becomes a problem on at least one occasion in the novel.

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* ''TheQueensThief'': ''Literature/TheQueensThief'': Averted. Gen's wrists are ''badly'' injured by his time in shackles in Sounis' prison, and this becomes a problem on at least one occasion in the novel.
8th Oct '17 6:25:13 PM eroock
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* Arthur in ''Film/DetectiveStory'' does this after getting his handcuffs removed.
5th Jun '17 2:36:12 PM MagBas
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* ''Series/ICarly'': Spencer is arrested for causing a traffic jam with a large sign for iCarly. When the handcuffs are removed, he rubs his wrist and says he needs lotion. The cop who arrested him taunts him with cucumber melon lotion that he won't give up, since the sign malfunction to read "[[PottyHumor PEE ON CARL]]", and ''his'' name is [[UnfortunateImplications Carl.]]

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* ''Series/ICarly'': Spencer is arrested for causing a traffic jam with a large sign for iCarly. When the handcuffs are removed, he rubs his wrist and says he needs lotion. The cop who arrested him taunts him with cucumber melon lotion that he won't give up, since the sign malfunction to read "[[PottyHumor PEE ON CARL]]", and ''his'' name is [[UnfortunateImplications is Carl.]]
19th Apr '17 3:20:52 PM AthenaBlue
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** [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsSparkOfRebellion "Spark of Rebellion"]]: One of the Wookiees does this after Ezra unlocks his cuffs.
9th Apr '17 12:18:11 PM AthenaBlue
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** [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E20ZeroHourPartII "Zero Hour"]]: [[spoiler:Kallus]] is seen doing this after beating up his guards ({{offscreen|MomentOfAwesome}}) in the {{elevator|ActionSequence}}, which he did [[WithMyHandsTied with his hands cuffed]] ''behind his back''.

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** [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E20ZeroHourPartII "Zero Hour"]]: [[spoiler:Kallus]] is seen doing this after beating up his guards ({{offscreen|MomentOfAwesome}}) in the an {{elevator|ActionSequence}}, which he did [[WithMyHandsTied with his hands cuffed]] ''behind his back''.
7th Apr '17 12:55:24 AM AthenaBlue
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'': In [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E20ZeroHourPartII "Zero Hour"]], [[spoiler:Kallus]] is seen doing this after beating up his guards ({{offscreen|MomentOfAwesome}}) in the {{elevator|ActionSequence}}, which he did [[WithMyHandsTied with his hands cuffed]] ''behind his back''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'': In ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'':
** [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS2E14Homecoming "Homecoming"]]: Hera does this after Chopper releases her from being handcuffed to a chair.
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[[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E20ZeroHourPartII "Zero Hour"]], Hour"]]: [[spoiler:Kallus]] is seen doing this after beating up his guards ({{offscreen|MomentOfAwesome}}) in the {{elevator|ActionSequence}}, which he did [[WithMyHandsTied with his hands cuffed]] ''behind his back''.
3rd Apr '17 6:57:11 PM AthenaBlue
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS34E3RobotOfSherwood "Robot of Sherwood"]], the Doctor rubs his wrists after he and Robin get out of their shackles.



* ''Series/GameOfThrones''. In "Kill The Boy", Jon Snow unshackles Tormund Giantsbane to [[KillMeNowOrForeverStayYourHand show he's serious]] about them forming an EnemyMine alliance. For a moment Tormond looks like he's going to strangle Jon with his bare hands, but takes care of his own wrists instead.




* ''Series/DoctorWho'': The Doctor rubs his wrists after he and Robin get out of their shackles in "Robot of Sherwood".
* ''Series/GameOfThrones''. In "Kill The Boy", Jon Snow unshackles Tormund Giantsbane to [[KillMeNowOrForeverStayYourHand show he's serious]] about them forming an EnemyMine alliance. For a moment Tormond looks like he's going to strangle Jon with his bare hands, but takes care of his own wrists instead.



* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Iroh once uses this trope to escape. He complains to his guards that the cuffs are chafing because they're too ''loose''. When the guard comes to tighten them, he heats up the metal, causing them to drop him.
** In SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', Korra rubs her wrists after [[DaChief Beifong]] releases her from custody.



* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Iroh once uses this trope to escape. He complains to his guards that the cuffs are chafing because they're too ''loose''. When the guard comes to tighten them, he heats up the metal, causing them to drop him.
* In SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', Korra rubs her wrists after [[DaChief Beifong]] releases her from custody.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'': In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Iroh once uses [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E20ZeroHourPartII "Zero Hour"]], [[spoiler:Kallus]] is seen doing this trope to escape. He complains to after beating up his guards that ({{offscreen|MomentOfAwesome}}) in the cuffs are chafing because they're too ''loose''. When the guard comes to tighten them, {{elevator|ActionSequence}}, which he heats up the metal, causing them to drop him.
* In SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', Korra rubs her wrists after [[DaChief Beifong]] releases her from custody.
did [[WithMyHandsTied with his hands cuffed]] ''behind his back''.
3rd Apr '17 6:53:54 PM AthenaBlue
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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. In the Season Six episode "Dead Things" while they are in bed together [[CasualKink Spike offers Buffy handcuffs]] and asks, "{{Do you trust me}}?" Buffy replies, "Never". The next day Buffy is shown rubbing her wrists when meeting with Tara, only to suddenly realise what she's doing and hide her hands under the table.



* ''Series/ICarly'': Spencer is arrested for causing a traffic jam with a large sign for iCarly. When the handcuffs are removed, he rubs his wrist and says he needs lotion. The cop who arrested him taunts him with cucumber melon lotion that he won't give up, since the sign malfunction to read "[[PottyHumor PEE ON CARL]]", and ''his'' name is [[UnfortunateImplications Carl.]]



* ''Series/ICarly'': Spencer is arrested for causing a traffic jam with a large sign for iCarly. When the handcuffs are removed, he rubs his wrist and says he needs lotion. The cop who arrested him taunts him with cucumber melon lotion that he won't give up, since the sign malfunction to read "[[PottyHumor PEE ON CARL]]", and ''his'' name is [[UnfortunateImplications Carl.]]
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. In the Season Six episode "Dead Things" while they are in bed together [[CasualKink Spike offers Buffy handcuffs]] and asks, "{{Do you trust me}}?" Buffy replies, "Never". The next day Buffy is shown rubbing her wrists when meeting with Tara, only to suddenly realise what she's doing and hide her hands under the table.



* ''Series/{{Monk}}'': In "Mr. Monk's 100th Case", as pictured above, photographer Douglas Thurman does this when Stottlemeyer is releasing him and removing his handcuffs after questioning him for the strangulation murders of three young women fails to turn up any solid evidence against him or a confession.



* ''Series/{{Monk}}'': In "Mr. Monk's 100th Case," as pictured above, photographer Douglas Thurman does this when Stottlemeyer is releasing him and removing his handcuffs after questioning him for the strangulation murders of three young women fails to turn up any solid evidence against him or a confession.

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* ''Series/{{Monk}}'': In "Mr. Monk's 100th Case," as pictured above, photographer Douglas Thurman does this when Stottlemeyer is releasing him and removing his handcuffs after questioning him for the strangulation murders of three young women fails to turn up any solid evidence against him or a confession.
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