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2nd Dec '17 9:40:58 PM foxley
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* In ''Film/BreakheartPass'', Carlos clenches his knife between his teeth when climbs up on top of the train to pursue after Deakin.
29th Nov '17 4:44:37 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Shows up in ''Literature/ThePyrates'', of course. Most of the characters are too GenreSavvy to actually try it, except for [[TheBrute Firebeard]]. Fortunately for him, he gets distracted trying to remember whether the sharp edge is supposed to face in or out.

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* Shows up in ''Literature/ThePyrates'', of course. Most of the characters are too GenreSavvy smart to actually try it, except for [[TheBrute Firebeard]]. Fortunately for him, he gets distracted trying to remember whether the sharp edge is supposed to face in or out.
3rd Nov '17 5:59:54 PM FoxBluereaver
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* In Chapter 28 of ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines'', Ash is searching through the Safari Zone for his Tauros. He comes across a group of a few of them, defeated by a Farfetch'd wielding a leek in each wing and one in his beak, very similar to Zoro.

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3rd Sep '17 1:17:06 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Discussed in one of the later AmeliaPeabody stories. Despite her skepticism, Amelia later expressed regret that she ''couldn't'' have a cutlass between her teeth when she boarded a hostile vessel ... but, "Ah, well, one cannot have everything."

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* Discussed in one of the later AmeliaPeabody ''Literature/AmeliaPeabody'' stories. Despite her skepticism, Amelia later expressed regret that she ''couldn't'' have a cutlass between her teeth when she boarded a hostile vessel ... but, "Ah, well, one cannot have everything."
2nd Apr '17 4:42:58 PM Joysweeper
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** During Season Four there's an episode where he emerges from fighting underwater carrying a rescued woman in his arms and grasping his sword in his teeth.
2nd Apr '17 4:31:54 PM nombretomado
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* In ''PhantomBrave'', four-legged phantoms (called beasts) use this in a non-badass way because they have no arms to hold items with.

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* In ''PhantomBrave'', ''VideoGame/PhantomBrave'', four-legged phantoms (called beasts) use this in a non-badass way because they have no arms to hold items with.
17th Feb '17 6:47:56 PM eowynjedi
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* In one ''Literature/HoratioHornblower'' book, one of Captain Hornblower's midshipman climbs the netting of a ship with a dirk between his teeth specifically because that's how it's done in all the swashbuckling tales, but he doesn't injure himself in doing so.
3rd Dec '16 9:27:25 PM WillBGood
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* The MIT Museum has a cover from an old science fiction magazine that somewhat parodied this trope with a picture of a pirate holding a slide rule between his teeth as part of an exhibit on the history of slide rules.

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* The MIT Museum has a cover from an old science fiction magazine that somewhat parodied this trope with a picture of a pirate holding a slide rule between his teeth as part of an exhibit on the history of slide rules.
Kelly Freas art mentioned in Literature above.
16th Nov '16 1:24:23 PM CynicalBastardo
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* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain''. [[CanisMajor DD]] can use a knife or stun rod between his teeth to take out enemy soldiers.
13th Nov '16 5:49:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the climax of Tod Browning's ''Film/{{Freaks}}'', the limbless Randian is seen wiggling through the mud after the antagonist with a knife in his teeth.
* Jack Burton does this a few times in ''Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina''.
* Will Turner duly sticks his knife between his teeth while climbing the rigging of a ship in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest''.
** Koleniko (the puffer fish guy) is holding a full-sized cutlass in his mouth when the ''Flying Dutchman'''s crew teleport over to the ''Black Pearl''.

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* In the climax of Tod Browning's ''Film/{{Freaks}}'', the limbless Randian is seen wiggling through the mud after the antagonist with a knife in his teeth.
* Jack Burton does this a few times in ''Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina''.
* Will Turner duly sticks his knife between his teeth while climbing the rigging of a ship in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest''.
** Koleniko (the puffer fish guy) is holding a full-sized cutlass in his mouth when the ''Flying Dutchman'''s crew teleport over to the ''Black Pearl''.
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* In ''Film/LethalWeapon4'', Riggs climbs up ropes onto a smugglers' ship with his ''pistol'' held between his teeth.
* In ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' [[CoolHorse Maximus]] takes this to the next level by fighting Flynn with a sword held thusly (given that he [[JustifiedTrope had nothing resembling thumbs]] he could not hold it otherwise) and giving a better account than all of the human guards put together.
* ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland'': Arrow when delivering Smollett's sword, because his hands are occupied by his own weapon and the rope he's swinging out with.

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* In ''Film/LethalWeapon4'', Riggs climbs up ropes onto a smugglers' ship with his ''pistol'' held between his teeth.
* In ''Disney/{{Tangled}}''
''Disney/{{Tangled}}'', [[CoolHorse Maximus]] takes this to the next level by fighting Flynn with a sword held thusly (given that he [[JustifiedTrope had nothing resembling thumbs]] he could not hold it otherwise) and giving a better account than all of the human guards put together.
* ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland'': Arrow when delivering Smollett's sword, because his hands are occupied by his own weapon and the rope he's swinging out with.
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* In the climax of Tod Browning's ''Film/{{Freaks}}'', the limbless Randian is seen wiggling through the mud after the antagonist with a knife in his teeth.
* Jack Burton does this a few times in ''Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina''.
* Will Turner duly sticks his knife between his teeth while climbing the rigging of a ship in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest''.
** Koleniko (the puffer fish guy) is holding a full-sized cutlass in his mouth when the ''Flying Dutchman'''s crew teleport over to the ''Black Pearl''.
* In ''Film/LethalWeapon4'', Riggs climbs up ropes onto a smugglers' ship with his ''pistol'' held between his teeth.
* ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland'': Arrow when delivering Smollett's sword, because his hands are occupied by his own weapon and the rope he's swinging out with.

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