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4th Dec '17 6:18:20 AM TommyTiger
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* [[spoiler:Nigel]] from ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}''... sort of... [[spoiler:Even though he's a villain, he is SUCKED INTO A PROPELLER OF A FREAKING PLANE, showing feathers flying out, too]], and is thought to be dead until the ending, where he is [[spoiler:stripped of his feathers on the forest floor, and Mauro (the Monkeys' leader) takes embarrassing pictures of him naked,]] leading into the credits.

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* [[spoiler:Nigel]] from ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}''... ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}'', sort of... of. [[spoiler:Even though he's a villain, it's really upsetting when he is SUCKED INTO A PROPELLER OF A FREAKING PLANE, ''sucked in an airplane's propeller'', showing feathers flying out, too]], and is thought to be dead until the ending, where he is [[spoiler:stripped of his feathers on the forest floor, and Mauro (the Monkeys' leader) takes embarrassing pictures of him naked,]] leading into the credits.
26th Nov '17 10:44:39 PM Pamina
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* Every version of ''PeterPan'', including the [[Disney/PeterPan Disney]] one, has Tinkerbell pulling one of these off. ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve in fairies!

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* ''Literature/PeterPan'':
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Every version of ''PeterPan'', version, including the [[Disney/PeterPan Disney]] one, has Tinkerbell Tinker Bell pulling one of these off. off when she makes a HeroicSacrifice to save Peter. ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve in fairies!fairies!
** In every version ''except'' Disney's, Wendy lies seemingly dead after being mistaken for a bird and shot with an arrow by one of the Lost Boys. But the arrow turns out to have only pierced an acorn button she was wearing and presumably caused her to faint from fear.
26th Nov '17 12:20:00 PM superkeijikun
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26th Nov '17 12:19:59 PM superkeijikun
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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'': At the end of the storyline for ''A Realm Reborn'', [[spoiler:Nanamo is assassinated when her wine is poisoned as part of a plot by the Monetarists to frame the heroes and consolidate their power]]. It is later revealed in ''Heavensward'', however, that [[spoiler:Lolorito, one of the Monetarists, had sabotaged the assassination attempt by stealthily having the poison swapped with a sleeping potion that put the Sultana in a death-like slumber, but kept her alive, because even he knew that the death of Ul'dah's leader would cause chaos that would hurt profits. As a show of goodwill, he provides the heroes with an antidote that awakens her.]]
25th Nov '17 2:30:35 PM LemonRoseGirl96
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** ''Anime/PokemonTheFirstMovie'' has Ash get turned to stone by Mewtwo and Mew's power, only to be resurrected by Pokémon tears. ItMakesSenseInContext.

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** ''Anime/PokemonTheFirstMovie'' has Ash get turned to stone by Mewtwo and Mew's power, only to be [[SwissArmyTears resurrected by by]] [[EverybodyCries Pokémon tears.tears]]. ItMakesSenseInContext.



* In the first of the two animated specials based on the short-lived ''Rose-Petal Place'' toyline of TheEighties, Rose-Petal is hit with a double whammy by the villainess Nastina: First she's tricked into consuming a potion that ruins her magical singing voice, and then imprisoned in a virtually lightless room -- being a flower-woman, this proves fatal. Her friends manage to recover her body and as they weep, their tears fall upon the tear-shaped crystal on her leaf-and-blossom headdress. She and they were originally borne of a little human girl's tears falling upon flowers, so [[SwissArmyTears this is sufficient to bring her back to life and full health]].

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* In the first of the two animated specials based on the short-lived ''Rose-Petal Place'' ''WesternAnimation/RosePetalPlace'' toyline of TheEighties, Rose-Petal is hit with a double whammy by the villainess Nastina: First she's tricked into consuming a potion that ruins her magical singing voice, and then imprisoned in a virtually lightless room -- being a flower-woman, this proves fatal. Her friends manage to recover her body and [[EverybodyCries as they weep, weep]], their tears fall upon the tear-shaped crystal on her leaf-and-blossom headdress. She and they were originally borne of a little human girl's tears falling upon flowers, so [[SwissArmyTears this is sufficient to bring her back to life and full health]].
11th Nov '17 1:17:22 PM deven0711
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* In the rare Multipath Adventures of Superman, the finale to the story arc, "Scream of the Banshee" features this, depending on your final decision. In one outcome, the Silver Banshee and Boggane are banished, and Lois and Jimmy go to the side of Superman as he regains consciousness. In the bbad ending, Superman will get hit with a charge of magic before the same cutscene of Banshee and Boggane, followed by Lois and Jimmy examining Superman. The trope is averted in this ending, and Lois begins sobbing, realizing Superman is lifeless, as Jimmy tearfully says [[PyrrhicVictory "At least...we saved the world."]] as the camera pans out for the last time.

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* In the rare Multipath Adventures of Superman, the finale to the story arc, "Scream of the Banshee" features this, contains this trope, depending on your final decision. In one outcome, the Silver Banshee and Boggane are banished, and Lois and Jimmy go to the side of an unconscious Superman as he slowly regains said consciousness. In the bbad bad ending, Superman will get hit with a charge of the Banshee's haywire magic before the same cutscene of Banshee and Boggane, Boggane being sealed within their stone, followed by Lois and Jimmy examining Superman. The trope is averted in this ending, as Superman doesn't wake up, and Lois begins sobbing, realizing Superman he is lifeless, as Jimmy tearfully says utters, [[PyrrhicVictory "At least...we saved the world."]] as the camera pans out for the last time.and gradually fades to black.
6th Nov '17 6:29:58 PM MagBas
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* "DEAD" status in the ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' series shows that characters are ''really killed'' by having you tow their coffins around. But all of them can be resurrected at a church for a small to high medium fee. PlotlineDeath includes a loss of body or death from old age, and dead residents of a DoomedHometown do not gain this perk, however.
** In ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIV'', [[spoiler:Orin/Oojam]] performs a HeroicSacrifice to help Mara/Maya and Nara/Meena escape. The game gives all indication that he is dead, with the standard "No response, seems to be a corpse" message. But later on, [[spoiler:you find him wounded at the inn in Frenor/Vrenor]].

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* "DEAD" status in the ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' series shows that characters are ''really killed'' by having you tow their coffins around. But all of them can be resurrected at a church for a small to high medium fee. PlotlineDeath includes a loss of body or death from old age, and dead residents of a DoomedHometown do not gain this perk, however.
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In ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIV'', [[spoiler:Orin/Oojam]] performs a HeroicSacrifice to help Mara/Maya and Nara/Meena escape. The game gives all indication that he is dead, with the standard "No response, seems to be a corpse" message. But later on, [[spoiler:you find him wounded at the inn in Frenor/Vrenor]].
2nd Nov '17 8:21:13 PM JehJehKeyblade
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* A largely ignored Robot Disney occurs in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII''. TalkingAnimal Cait Sith agrees to remain inside the [[LostTechnology Temple of the Ancients]], 'solving puzzles' to make it shrink so it can be picked up and taken by the characters -- naturally, this means anyone inside will be crushed. But Cait Sith is actually a robot, with a backup copy lurking nearby in case of disaster, which was why he agreed so readily (although his pre-death speech suggests he is genuinely able to feel sad about dying, even knowing a duplicate will come along). The temple shrinks, Cait is crushed, and 'Cait Sith Number Two' approaches, identical to the first - and naturally arrives at the worst possible time. It's been theorized that the game does this to increase the shock of the death of another main character later on. This copy is not only at the same level as the one that just died, but also has all of his equipment, which is completely impossible.
** Completely impossible? When nearly all the armors and weapons can be found readily in stores? You may have a point about the materia, but presumably they removed it from him before he went in.

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* A largely ignored Robot Disney occurs in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII''. TalkingAnimal Cait Sith agrees to remain inside the [[LostTechnology Temple of the Ancients]], 'solving puzzles' to make it shrink so it can be picked up and taken by the characters -- naturally, this means anyone inside will be crushed. But Cait Sith is actually a robot, with a backup copy lurking nearby in case of disaster, which was why he agreed so readily (although his pre-death speech suggests he is genuinely able to feel sad about dying, even knowing a duplicate will come along). The temple shrinks, Cait is crushed, and 'Cait Sith Number Two' approaches, identical to the first - and naturally arrives at the worst possible time. It's been theorized that the game does this to increase the shock of the death of another main character later on. This copy is not only at the same level as the one that just died, but also has all of his equipment, which is completely impossible.
** Completely impossible? When nearly all the armors and weapons can be found readily in stores? You may have a point about the materia, but presumably they removed it from him before he went in.
near-impossible.



* ''VideoGame/KirbySuperStar [[VideoGameRemake Ultra]]'' not only manages to retcon [[spoiler:Marx]]'s death into this trope but also uses it as the explanation for his power boost in the True Arena ([[spoiler:What's left of Nova merge with him.]]). And then he dies for good.

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* ''VideoGame/KirbySuperStar [[VideoGameRemake Ultra]]'' not only manages to retcon [[spoiler:Marx]]'s death into this trope but also uses it as the explanation for his power boost in the True Arena ([[spoiler:What's left of Nova merge merges with him.]]). And then he dies for good.
2nd Nov '17 1:52:23 PM CaptainTedium
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/OhYeahCartoons'' short "The Feelers", Mitzi Moth gets sprayed by bug spray and appears to die in Mo Skito's arms. She turns out to be alive after Crusty starts playing the Feelers' recorded song and the song is praised by Mr. Katzeneisner.
28th Oct '17 12:51:53 PM Actua11y
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* In ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'', this happens to [[spoiler:Kotetsu at the end of episode 24 when he holds the RN-1 in place so Barnaby can blast it with a laser rifle and fails to duck in time. The resulting scene has it all: PleaseDontLeaveMe from Barnaby, PietaPlagiarism, and final words from Kotetsu while the rest of the heroes look on sadly. In fact, he still seems dead for a significant amount of time into episode 25--until [[PapaWolf Maverick takes Kaede hostage]]. He lampshades this when he asks if anyone had ever bothered checking his pulse the whole time he was out]].

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* In ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'', this happens to [[spoiler:Kotetsu at the end of episode 24 when he holds the RN-1 in place so Barnaby can blast it with a laser rifle and fails to duck in time. The resulting scene has it all: PleaseDontLeaveMe from Barnaby, PietaPlagiarism, and final words from Kotetsu while the rest of the heroes look on sadly. In fact, he still seems dead for a significant amount of time into episode 25--until [[PapaWolf Maverick takes Kaede hostage]]. He lampshades {{Lampshades}} this when he asks if anyone had ever bothered checking his pulse the whole time he was out]].



* ''WesternAnimation/TitanAE'' . [[spoiler:Gune]] saves Stith from [[spoiler: a bomb Preed placed on her wrist, only for it to detonate and leave him wounded]] and he mutters "I'll just take a little nap", before collapsing. Later, just when the Drej are about to destroy the Titan, [[spoiler: Gune]] arrives to the rescue and hangs a lampshade on the trope.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TitanAE'' . [[spoiler:Gune]] saves Stith from [[spoiler: a bomb Preed placed on her wrist, only for it to detonate and leave him wounded]] and he mutters "I'll just take a little nap", before collapsing. Later, just when the Drej are about to destroy the Titan, [[spoiler: Gune]] arrives to the rescue and hangs a lampshade {{Lampshade}} on the trope.



* ''Film/ShortCircuit'' subtly {{lampshade|Hanging}}s, then utterly subverts the Robot Disney Death version of the trope. The SAINT-model robot that NOVA Robotics destroyed (and cannibalized) at the end of the movie was a mindless, remote-control replica which the real Number Five was controlling from the safety of the supply van. This, after showing how said van was completely equipped with enough spare parts to build a whole new robot from the ground up, Number Five's expertise at reassembling himself and rewiring his own circuits, as well as him playing with the TV using his remote-control transmitter.

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* ''Film/ShortCircuit'' subtly {{lampshade|Hanging}}s, {{Lampshades}}, then utterly subverts the Robot Disney Death version of the trope. The SAINT-model robot that NOVA Robotics destroyed (and cannibalized) at the end of the movie was a mindless, remote-control replica which the real Number Five was controlling from the safety of the supply van. This, after showing how said van was completely equipped with enough spare parts to build a whole new robot from the ground up, Number Five's expertise at reassembling himself and rewiring his own circuits, as well as him playing with the TV using his remote-control transmitter.



* In 2010's ''Film/TheExpendables'' (featuring a bevy of action stars from the 80s and 90s), Gunner is apparently killed by boss-man Barney who is forced to ShootTheDog when Gunner goes homicidally berzerk in a drug-induced homicidal rampage after he went rogue due to resentment at being ejected from the team due to his continued drug habit. Cue implied CradlingYourKill as Gunner whispers his dying message to Barney in exchange for a decent burial in an apparent DeathEqualsRedemption. In the epilogue, he is miraculously still alive and back to normal in a happy reunion with the rest of the team, a fact which is even lampshaded by Barney commenting on it, with Gunner replying that he's thankful that he was still spared by his friend despite everything that happened.

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* In 2010's ''Film/TheExpendables'' (featuring a bevy of action stars from the 80s and 90s), Gunner is apparently killed by boss-man Barney who is forced to ShootTheDog when Gunner goes homicidally berzerk in a drug-induced homicidal rampage after he went rogue due to resentment at being ejected from the team due to his continued drug habit. Cue implied CradlingYourKill as Gunner whispers his dying message to Barney in exchange for a decent burial in an apparent DeathEqualsRedemption. In the epilogue, he is miraculously still alive and back to normal in a happy reunion with the rest of the team, a fact which is even lampshaded {{Lampshaded}} by Barney commenting on it, with Gunner replying that he's thankful that he was still spared by his friend despite everything that happened.



* In Creator/{{Voltaire}}'s ''Literature/{{Candide}}'', roughly every few pages a character is "brought back to life". {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in the musical version with the song "You Were Dead, You Know."

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* In Creator/{{Voltaire}}'s ''Literature/{{Candide}}'', roughly every few pages a character is "brought back to life". {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d {{Lampshaded}} in the musical version with the song "You Were Dead, You Know."



* Lucretia in ''Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand'' was stabbed through her stomach by Crixus and she managed to walk up to her husband and she fell over, seemingly dead. Then come the next season, she was fine and dandy. The whole thing was lampshaded where everyone thought that it was the [[DeusExMachina work of the gods]].

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* Lucretia in ''Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand'' was stabbed through her stomach by Crixus and she managed to walk up to her husband and she fell over, seemingly dead. Then come the next season, she was fine and dandy. The whole thing was lampshaded {{Lampshaded}} where everyone thought that it was the [[DeusExMachina work of the gods]].



* The ''[=MassMouth=] 2'' GameMod for ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' gleefully parodies this trope, with nearly every major character returning to life at least once. Lampshaded in one boss fight:

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* The ''[=MassMouth=] 2'' GameMod for ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' gleefully parodies this trope, with nearly every major character returning to life at least once. Lampshaded {{Lampshaded}} in one boss fight:



** Another memorable moment has the King of Swamp Castle actually managing to subvert the typical Disney Death and lampshade it at the same time by acknowledging that a man previously stabbed ''in the head'' by Lancelot is now suddenly on a road to recovery and then ads in that suddenly he died without explanation... and the man he describes proceeds to do just that!

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** Another memorable moment has the King of Swamp Castle actually managing to subvert the typical Disney Death and lampshade {{Lampshade}} it at the same time by acknowledging that a man previously stabbed ''in the head'' by Lancelot is now suddenly on a road to recovery and then ads in that suddenly he died without explanation... and the man he describes proceeds to do just that!
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