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2nd Aug '17 6:59:33 PM Kartoonkid95
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* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' demonstrates this several times, often when Tom tries to reach for Jerry inside one of the walls.
** Often used in conjunction with strategically [[AmusingInjuries placed mousetraps]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' demonstrates this several times, often when Tom tries to reach for Jerry inside one of the walls.
** Often
walls. This is frequently used in conjunction with strategically [[AmusingInjuries placed mousetraps]].strategically-placed mousetraps]].
** As seen in the picture above, the shorts ''Busy Buddies'' and ''Tot Watchers'' feature a gag where the babysitter stretches her arm across the room to clutch the phone and is then pulled towards it via Newton's second law.



* On ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', Lois' father once punched Peter through an ''email''.
* Though it doesn't involve combat, the mid-1980s ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' series had Daphne restrain a fleeing Shaggy by extending her arms from off screen.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', Lois' father once punched Peter through an ''email''.
* Though it doesn't involve combat, the mid-1980s ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' series had Daphne restrain a fleeing Shaggy by extending her arms from off screen.offscreen.
23rd Jul '17 4:07:47 PM Arawn999
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* ''Franchise/{{Naruto}}'':
** Orochimaru can use Soft Physique Modification in order to stretch and elongate any part of his body, most often his neck but occasionally his arms. His son Mitsuki can also use this technique.
** The AnimalBattleAura manifested by jinchūriki in their Version 1 and Version 2 states can stretch and elongate their arms to act as tentacles.
15th Jun '17 9:14:37 AM RandomnessUnlimited
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': In Episode 4, Mr. Cat manages to reach all the way across a very long table and tap Quack Quack, who is sitting on the other side, on the shoulder.
1st Jun '17 12:18:02 PM rjung
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* The very basis of ''VideoGame/ARMS'', in which most characters attack using their extendable arms. The exceptions are a girl whose MiniMecha has extendable arms and a movie star whose PrehensileHair acts as these.

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* The very basis of ''VideoGame/ARMS'', ''VideoGame/{{ARMS}}'', in which most characters attack using their extendable arms. The exceptions are a girl whose MiniMecha has extendable arms and a movie star whose PrehensileHair acts as these.
26th May '17 6:40:52 PM MathematicalVoid
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* The very basis of ''VideoGame/ARMS'', in which most characters attack using their extendable arms. The exceptions are a girl whose MiniMecha has extendable arms and a movie star whose PrehensileHair acts as these.
3rd Mar '17 6:20:10 AM Morgenthaler
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3rd Mar '17 6:17:21 AM Morgenthaler
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16th Jan '17 8:03:42 AM Bufuman
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[[folder: Anime and Manga]]

* In the Series/DragonBall universe, Piccolo has the ability to stretch his arms out when he wants to grab someone at a distance. This may be an ability shared by the Namekian race, but Piccolo is the only one ever seen doing it.

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1st Jan '17 1:18:21 AM oneuglybunny
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* TheHero Jack Deebs from Creator/RalphBakshi's ''Film/CoolWorld'' discovers that he has suddenly developed cartoon powers, and extends his arms all the way to the top of a Las Vegas hotel. Jack is able to lift himself this way onto the hotel's roof in less than one minute.
2nd Dec '16 4:42:57 AM Morgenthaler
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Not to be confused with RubberMan

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Not to be confused with RubberMan
RubberMan. ''Usually'' doesn't overlap with CreepilyLongArms, which are a permanent biological feature.
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