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13th Oct '17 2:48:46 PM Malady
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* Near the end of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'' special ''ChannelChasers'', when Timmy is digging a hole to put a time capsule, Cosmo asks him if [[BabysitterFromHell Vicky]] is making him dig his own grave again.

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* Near the end of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'' special ''ChannelChasers'', ''WesternAnimation/ChannelChasers'', when Timmy is digging a hole to put a time capsule, Cosmo asks him if [[BabysitterFromHell Vicky]] is making him dig his own grave again.
4th Aug '17 12:05:27 PM TheTropper
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' StarWars Special, Peter, as Han Solo, makes several stormtroopers [[BlackComedy dig their own grave, then shoot each other]] because he's tired of the [[DarkerAndEdgier special being so family friendly]].

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' StarWars Special, Peter, as Han Solo, makes several stormtroopers [[BlackComedy dig their own grave, then shoot each other]] because he's tired of the [[DarkerAndEdgier special being so family friendly]].dealing with Ewoks]].
4th May '17 4:52:14 PM allyn211
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4th May '17 4:52:02 PM allyn211
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* In ''Series/{{Blue Bloods}}'', Danny Reagan is forced to do this by a ex-con he helped put in prison.
1st May '17 6:02:30 AM Grudgeal
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* Parodied in ''Manga/TentaiSenshiSunred'', where Sunred gets roped into helping Florsheim's [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter Animal Soldiers]] dig the grave they plan on burying him in once they've defeated him... In a children's sandbox on a playground. The fiendish plot is foiled [[ImTakingHerHomeWithMe when a group of pre-schoolers abduct the Animal Soldiers]].
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1st Feb '17 9:14:31 PM jamespolk
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* ''[[Film/EdgeOfDarkness1943 Edge of Darkness]]'': The leaders of LaResistance in a Nazi German-occupied town are forced to do this. Just as they're ordered to stop digging and the German soldiers line up to shoot them, the people of the town arrive and attack the Germans.
6th Dec '16 5:31:30 AM Tron80
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* The cover of ''World's Finest Comics'' #195 (pictured above) had Batman and Superman forcing Robin and Jimmy Olsen to dig their own graves. [[SuperDickery In context]], it was Supes playing along with Batman's delusion that [[BecomingTheMask he was the crime lord he'd been posing as]] while getting him to snap out of it.

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* The cover of ''World's Finest Comics'' #195 (pictured above) had Batman Franchise/{{Batman}} and Superman Franchise/{{Superman}} forcing Robin Comicbook/{{Robin}} and Jimmy Olsen Comicbook/JimmyOlsen to dig their own graves. [[SuperDickery In context]], it was Supes playing along with Batman's delusion that [[BecomingTheMask he was the crime lord he'd been posing as]] while getting him to snap out of it.
3rd Dec '16 3:22:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* Happens to all the (former) deputies at the hands of the wanted mass murderer, [[spoiler:former District Attorney Mike Powers]], in ''Series/{{Reno 911}}''. They try to make the best of it, although it takes a really long time (Junior suggests they go back into town and rent a backhoe).

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* Happens to all the (former) deputies at the hands of the wanted mass murderer, [[spoiler:former District Attorney Mike Powers]], in ''Series/{{Reno 911}}''.''Film/Reno911Miami''. They try to make the best of it, although it takes a really long time (Junior suggests they go back into town and rent a backhoe).



* In 90's gangster film ''Montana'', Kyra Sedgewick plays a hit woman who at one point is being forced to dig her own grave after running afoul of her employer, but uses the opportunity to turn the tables on her supposed executioners. She finishes the graves anyway to dispose of the bodies, [[BlackComedy allowing a random kid who happened to stumble onto the scene to join in when he asks if he can help]].

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* In 90's gangster film ''Montana'', ''Film/{{Montana}}'', Kyra Sedgewick plays a hit woman who at one point is being forced to dig her own grave after running afoul of her employer, but uses the opportunity to turn the tables on her supposed executioners. She finishes the graves anyway to dispose of the bodies, [[BlackComedy allowing a random kid who happened to stumble onto the scene to join in when he asks if he can help]].
3rd Dec '16 3:18:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Pale Horse Coming'' by Stephen Hunter, corrupt cops arrest the protagonist, and one orders him to dig his own grave. However, the police chief, recognizing the protagonist's BadAss potential, says it's a stupid idea and has him thrown in jail instead.

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* In ''Pale Horse Coming'' by Stephen Hunter, corrupt cops arrest the protagonist, and one orders him to dig his own grave. However, the police chief, recognizing the protagonist's BadAss badass potential, says it's a stupid idea and has him thrown in jail instead.
22nd Nov '16 2:45:00 PM margdean56
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* The cover of ''World's Finest Comics'' #195 (pictured above) had Batman and Superman forcing Robin and Jimmy Olsen to dig their own graves. [[SuperDickery It context]], it was Supes playing along with Batman's delusion that [[BecomingTheMask he was the crime lord he'd been posing as]] while getting him to snap out of it.

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* The cover of ''World's Finest Comics'' #195 (pictured above) had Batman and Superman forcing Robin and Jimmy Olsen to dig their own graves. [[SuperDickery It In context]], it was Supes playing along with Batman's delusion that [[BecomingTheMask he was the crime lord he'd been posing as]] while getting him to snap out of it.
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