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21st Jan '17 4:50:20 AM Ccook1956
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* The ''LooneyTunes/RoadRunner'' cartoon "Rushing Roulette" has the Coyote delivering a bomb in a package to the Road Runner, but it gets sent back to him for insufficient postage. It explodes before he can retrieve another stamp for it.
* Not deadly but still painful: the ''WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}}'' cartoon "Take It Easel" has Popeye in art class when he is hit in the head by a mail delivery.
-->'''Mailman:''' (''out of shot, outside'') Mail!\\
'''Popeye:''' Why don't ya yells "mail" foist?\\
'''Mailman:''' Okay. Mail! (''throws another rpacket which hits Popeye on the head again'')

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* The ''LooneyTunes/RoadRunner'' cartoon "Rushing Roulette" has the Coyote delivering a bomb in a package to the Road Runner, but it gets sent back to him for insufficient postage. It explodes before he can retrieve another stamp for it.
* Not deadly but still painful: the ''WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}}'' cartoon "Take It Easel" has Popeye in art class when he is hit in the head by a mail delivery.
-->'''Mailman:''' (''out of shot, outside'') Mail!\\
'''Popeye:''' Why don't ya yells "mail" foist?\\
'''Mailman:''' Okay. Mail! (''throws another rpacket which hits Popeye on the head again'')

21st Jan '17 4:48:47 AM Ccook1956
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* The ''LooneyTunes/RoadRunner'' cartoon "Rushing Roulette" has the Coyote delivering a bomb in a package to the Road Runner, but it gets sent back to him for insufficient postage. It explodes before he can retrieve another stamp for it.
* Not deadly but still painful: the ''WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}}'' cartoon "Take It Easel" has Popeye in art class when he is hit in the head by a mail delivery.
-->'''Mailman:''' (''out of shot, outside'') Mail!\\
'''Popeye:''' Why don't ya yells "mail" foist?\\
'''Mailman:''' Okay. Mail! (''throws another rpacket which hits Popeye on the head again'')
20th Jan '17 6:02:23 AM JackG
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* The Danish WW2 film ''Flame And Citron'' (2008) opens with this. A woman with a bouquet of flowers (ostensibly sent from his colleagues) gets a collaborator to open the door, then LaResistance shoot him.
9th Dec '16 7:00:33 PM DrFraud
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* A played-for-laughs variant appeared in "The Power of the Press," in ''Mad House Comics Digest'' #5. A syndicate member pretending to be a college professor handed a ditzy female character a ''loudly ticking'' package intended for one of the other characters, who'd written an expose on said syndicate's involvement in betting on college sports. She accidentally tripped on a broom, sending it flying into a sink full of dishwater.

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* A played-for-laughs variant appeared in "The Power of the Press," Press" in ''Mad House Comics Digest'' #5. A syndicate member pretending to be a college professor handed a ditzy female character hands Francine a ''loudly ticking'' package intended for one of the other characters, who'd written Roger, who wrote an expose on said syndicate's involvement in betting on college sports. She accidentally tripped trips on a broom, sending it flying into a sink full of dishwater.
25th Oct '16 2:30:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Action Jackson'' (1988). Used by the Invisible Men to kill a witness, with a silenced gun held behind the ClipboardOfAuthority.

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* ''Action Jackson'' ''Film/ActionJackson'' (1988). Used by the Invisible Men to kill a witness, with a silenced gun held behind the ClipboardOfAuthority.



* The movie version of ''Thr3e'' opened with a scene where a girl is given a book by the Riddle Killer from a hot dog vendor. Said hot dog vendor is actually the Riddle Killer, giving her his message.

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* The movie version of ''Thr3e'' ''Film/Thr3e'' opened with a scene where a girl is given a book by the Riddle Killer from a hot dog vendor. Said hot dog vendor is actually the Riddle Killer, giving her his message.



* ''Quick''. The title female assassin (Teri Polo) gets into a police safe house by pretending to be a pizza delivery girl. She conceals a pistol under the pizza box.

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* ''Quick''.''Film/{{Quick}}''. The title female assassin (Teri Polo) gets into a police safe house by pretending to be a pizza delivery girl. She conceals a pistol under the pizza box.



* In the film ''An Eye For An Eye'', the villain commits his second murder when he easily gains access to the house when delivering groceries. The cruel irony of this is that this is his actual job, but he's clearly been using it to scope out potential victims.

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* In the film ''An Eye For An Eye'', ''Film/EyeForAnEye'', the villain commits his second murder when he easily gains access to the house when delivering groceries. The cruel irony of this is that this is his actual job, but he's clearly been using it to scope out potential victims.
25th Oct '16 2:25:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/ThreeDaysOfTheCondor'' opens with a CIA station being wiped out by three assassins. As the station is protected by CCTV cameras, locked doors and a guard � even the receptionist has a gun in the drawer -- the killers get inside by sending in a man dressed as a postman. The place gets regular deliveries of books so this doesn't seem strange. The postman killer tries the same trick on the protagonist later on, but this time he's ready.

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* ''Film/ThreeDaysOfTheCondor'' opens with a CIA station being wiped out by three assassins. As the station is protected by CCTV cameras, locked doors and a guard -- even the receptionist has a gun in the drawer -- the killers get inside by sending in a man dressed as a postman. The place gets regular deliveries of books so this doesn't seem strange. The postman killer tries the same trick on the protagonist later on, but this time he's ready.



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* There's a murderer in ''TraumaTeam'' who kills her victims by masquerading as a postal worker, then "delivering" a package containing a hidden bomb.

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* There's a murderer in ''TraumaTeam'' ''VideoGame/TraumaTeam'' who kills her victims by masquerading as a postal worker, then "delivering" a package containing a hidden bomb.



* The [[spoiler: suspected]] serial killer in ''[[VideoGame/{{Persona4}} Persona 4]]'' does this, but with one little deviation from the trope. [[spoiler: He isn't posing as a deliveryman, he actually ''is'' one.]]

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* The [[spoiler: suspected]] serial killer in ''[[VideoGame/{{Persona4}} Persona 4]]'' ''VideoGame/Persona4'' does this, but with one little deviation from the trope. [[spoiler: He isn't posing as a deliveryman, he actually ''is'' one.]]
25th Oct '16 2:24:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/ThreeDaysOfTheCondor'' opens with a CIA station being wiped out by three assassins. As the station is protected by CCTV cameras, locked doors and a guard even the receptionist has a gun in the drawer -- the killers get inside by sending in a man dressed as a postman. The place gets regular deliveries of books so this doesn't seem strange. The postman killer tries the same trick on the protagonist later on, but this time he's ready.



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26th Aug '16 12:42:51 PM lavendermintrose
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* In the very beginning of ''Anime/{{K}}'', HOMRA gets into the [[VeryPunchableMan gangsters']] hotel room by having one of them ring the doorbell dressed as a pizza delivery guy.
11th Aug '16 1:27:54 PM nielas
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* On ''Series/{{Elementary}}'' a hitman poses as a delivery guy bringing in bottled water. The water jugs actually contain chemicals that when allowed to mix create a powerful bomb. The guy was even smart enough to return the stolen water truck so the bottled water company thought that they were the victim of a joy rider and did not report the incident to the police.
30th Jul '16 7:26:47 PM WillKeaton
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* Done in {{ComicBook/Watchmen}}.

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* Done in {{ComicBook/Watchmen}}.
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