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30th Oct '17 12:34:05 PM SeptimusHeap
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* Father Grigori does this in ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'' if you allow him to be killed.

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* Father Grigori does this in ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'' ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'' if you allow him to be killed.
6th Oct '17 3:08:24 PM KizunaTallis
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* In ''Literature/{{Holes}}'', Kathleen Barlow ("Kissin' Kate Barlow") is taken in for arrest, to be tortured for information. Before they can do anything to her, however, a Yellow Spotted Lizard bites her on the ankle, which causes a slow, painful death; and Kate dies laughing, as "there was nothing more they could do to her now".

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* In ''Literature/{{Holes}}'', Kathleen Katherine "Kissin' Kate" Barlow ("Kissin' was found by her old enemy Charles "Trout" Walker, [[ImpoverishedPatrician who had become destitute]] when a drought gripped the lake town his family owned. He and his wife Linda try to torture Kate Barlow") is taken in for arrest, to be tortured for information. information on where she hid her loot, as she'd robbed several banks during her tenure as an outlaw and they're very desperate. Before they can do anything to her, however, a Yellow Spotted Lizard bites her on the ankle, which causes a slow, painful death; and Kate dies laughing, as is an automatic death sentence. As "there was nothing more they could do to her now".now", Trout and Linda demand the answer before she dies and Kate simply tells them to [[FamousLastWords "start digging"]] and dies laughing at them.
15th Sep '17 9:37:17 PM Doug86
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* Nutty from WesternAnimation/HappyTreeFriends usually laughs insanely as he dies.

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* Nutty from WesternAnimation/HappyTreeFriends ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'' usually laughs insanely as he dies.
6th Aug '17 4:17:16 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/TheAceOfHearts'': Farallone is part of a terrorist group, which has decided to kill Forrest and Lilith, defectors from the group. Farallone, determined to save Lilith, sneaks a bomb into his lap and activates it. While the bomb is ticking down the men of the brotherhood draw cards to see who will kill Farallone and Lilith. Farallone gets the job. He bursts out laughing, and he's still cackling with glee when the bomb goes off and kills all of them.
27th Jul '17 4:08:10 PM Willbyr
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[[caption-width-right:308:At least he got the last laugh.]]
23rd Jul '17 6:44:54 AM Willbyr
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23rd Jul '17 6:44:38 AM Willbyr
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* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': [[spoiler: Jougan and Balinbow]] make a HeroicSacrifice to save Gimmy and Darry, then they die laughing in the face of death... and take out an Anti-Spiral fleet with their death.
** [[spoiler: Kittan]] also does this, laughing about his new found Spiral power.

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* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': [[spoiler: Jougan ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'':
** [[spoiler:Jougan
and Balinbow]] make a HeroicSacrifice to save Gimmy and Darry, then they die laughing in the face of death... and take out an Anti-Spiral fleet with their death.
** [[spoiler: Kittan]] [[spoiler:Kittan]] also does this, laughing about his new found Spiral power.



* Joker venom, starting with the very first Franchise/{{Batman}} vs. ComicBook/TheJoker story. Victims die laughing with huge unnatural smiles on their faces.
** The Joker himself, after being crippled by Batman in ''[[ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns The Dark Knight Returns]]'', SNAPS HIS OWN NECK BY TWISTING IT AROUND to frame his nemesis, and then dies laughing.

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* Franchise/{{Batman}}:
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Joker venom, starting with the very first Franchise/{{Batman}} Batman vs. ComicBook/TheJoker story. Victims die laughing with huge unnatural smiles on their faces.
** The Joker himself, after being crippled by Batman in ''[[ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns The Dark Knight Returns]]'', ''ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns'', SNAPS HIS OWN NECK BY TWISTING IT AROUND to frame his nemesis, and then dies laughing.



* ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'': Cuthbert and Roland, the last gunslingers of Gilead, are pulling a SelfDestructiveCharge to take out as many of the enemy as possible. Cuthbert loses first one eye, then the other, to enemy projectiles. And he '''still keeps laughing''', right up to the moment he falls.

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* ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'': ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'':
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Cuthbert and Roland, the last gunslingers of Gilead, are pulling a SelfDestructiveCharge to take out as many of the enemy as possible. Cuthbert loses first one eye, then the other, to enemy projectiles. And he '''still keeps laughing''', right up to the moment he falls.


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21st Jul '17 4:49:34 AM LondonKdS
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* In ''Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand'', [[spoiler:Solonius]] dies laughing after Spartacus, just before giving him the final stroke, confides in him that [[spoiler:he plans to kill Solonius's enemy Batiatus as well later on]].
1st Jul '17 2:05:55 PM MeerkatMario
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* Alex Mitchell found ''Series/TheGoodies'' episode "Kung Fu Kapers" so funny he laughed non-stop for ''[[RealityIsUnrealistic 25 minutes straight]]''. The strain on his heart was such that he suffered a fatal heart attack. His widow sent Series/TheGoodies a letter thanking them for making his last moments so happy.
* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatal_hilarity#Modern_deaths_attributed_to_laughter Somebody died laughing]] while watching the scene in ''Film/AFishCalledWanda'' where Kevin Kline puts chips up Creator/MichaelPalin's nose.

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* Alex Mitchell found ''Series/TheGoodies'' episode "Kung Fu Kapers" so funny he laughed non-stop for ''[[RealityIsUnrealistic 25 minutes straight]]''. The strain on his heart was such that he suffered a fatal heart attack. His widow sent Series/TheGoodies the Goodies a letter thanking them for making his last moments so happy.
* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatal_hilarity#Modern_deaths_attributed_to_laughter Somebody literally died laughing]] while watching the scene in ''Film/AFishCalledWanda'' where Kevin Kline puts chips up Creator/MichaelPalin's nose.
25th Apr '17 9:43:54 PM The17thImmortal
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** Speaking of which, at the end of ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity'' an incredibly dark and twisted version happens [[spoiler:when ComicBook/TheJoker dies. Batman tells the Joker that if he hadn't stabbed him, causing him to drop the Titan antidote, he would have given it to him and saved his life. To which the Joker starts laughing hysterically while coughing uncontrollably and admits that it's ActuallyPrettyFunny. [[GoOutWithASmile He then dies with an enormous smile on his face.]]]]

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** Speaking of which, at the end of ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity'' an incredibly dark and twisted version happens [[spoiler:when ComicBook/TheJoker dies. Batman tells the Joker that if he hadn't stabbed him, him in the arm, causing him to drop the Titan antidote, he would have given it to him and saved his life. To which the Joker starts laughing hysterically while coughing uncontrollably and admits that it's ActuallyPrettyFunny. [[GoOutWithASmile He then dies with an enormous smile on his face.]]]]
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