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22nd Nov '15 9:54:07 AM StFan
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* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'': [[http://garfield.nfshost.com/2001/09/02/ One strip features]] a televised face-slapping tournament that ended with one of these from one of the athletes.
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* In ''Film/TheThreeStooges'' films, this is Moe's signature move.
** At the end of the 2000 TV biopic, Moe Howard shows a friend that the move is done by poking the ''eyebrow'' of the target, it looks real enough for the camera.

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* In ''Film/TheThreeStooges'' films, this is Moe's signature move.
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move. At the end of the 2000 TV biopic, Moe Howard shows a friend that the move is done by poking the ''eyebrow'' of the target, it looks real enough for the camera.



* Used in the climax of ''Film/DraculaDeadAndLovingIt'' by Creator/MelBrooks against the titular vampire (who had just [[TemptingFate tempted fate]].)

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* Used in the climax of ''Film/DraculaDeadAndLovingIt'' by Creator/MelBrooks against the titular title vampire (who had just [[TemptingFate tempted fate]].)fate]]).



* ''Film/TheMusicBox'' - after bearing the brunt of plenty of mayhem moving a piano, Ollie angrily swats at Stanley - Stan, in an unusual bit of retaliation, peevishly pokes Ollie in the eye.

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* ''Film/TheMusicBox'' - after ''Film/TheMusicBox'': After bearing the brunt of plenty of mayhem moving a piano, Ollie angrily swats at Stanley - Stan, in an unusual bit of retaliation, peevishly pokes Ollie in the eye.




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* [[http://garfield.nfshost.com/2001/09/02/ This]] ''{{Garfield}}'' strip featured a televised face-slapping tournament that ended with one of these from one of the athletes.

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** As well as Rowdy Wrestling/RoddyPiper's.

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** * As well as Rowdy Wrestling/RoddyPiper's.

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* Poor Magnus the Red, already being one-eyed, suffers this at least twice -- first from Russ himself during their fight at Prospero, then from Ragnar Blackmane while trying to manifest in material world as a Daemon. He gets better, though.
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* Poor Magnus the Red, already being one-eyed, suffered this at least twice - first from Russ himself during their fight at Prospero, then from Ragnar Blackmane while trying to manifest in material world as a Daemon. He got better, though.

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* In ''BanjoKazooie'', repeated eye-poking is the method needed to defeat a giant hermit crab in Treasure Trove Cove.

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\n[[AC:TabletopGames]]\n\n* Poor Magnus the Red, already being one-eyed, suffered this at least twice - first from Russ himself during their fight at Prospero, then from Ragnar Blackmane while trying to manifest in material world as a Daemon. He got better, though.\n\n[[AC:VideoGames]]\n* In ''BanjoKazooie'', ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie'', repeated eye-poking is the method needed to defeat a giant hermit crab in Treasure Trove Cove.

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* A variation in ''Webcomic/RustyAndCo'': Prestige Perkins tries this on the Illithid door-keeper Handsome D'an, who has enough good sense to step back. Too bad she still use the extended fingers to cast "Melf's Acid Arrow" right in his face.
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* A variation in ''WebComic/RustyAndCo'': Prestige Perkins tries this on the Illithid door-keeper Handsome D'an, who has enough good sense to step back. Too bad she still use the extended fingers to cast "Melf's Acid Arrow" right in his face.

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\n[[AC: WebComics]]\n* A variation in ''WebComic/RustyAndCo'': Prestige Perkins tries this on the Illithid door-keeper Handsome D'an, who has enough good sense to step back. Too bad she still use the extended fingers to cast "Melf's Acid Arrow" right in his face.\n\n[[AC: WesternAnimation]][[/folder]]

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* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'', where Odd tries to poke a [=XANAfied=] Jeremie in the eyes. He follows his fail by saying:
-->'''Odd''': [[CasualDangerDialogue Never trust a guy with glasses...]]
* In one WesternAnimation/TreehouseOfHorror episode where Homer becomes [[TheGrimReaper Death]], one of his favorite methods of killing people is poking them in the eye. One man blocks it with his hand ([[TouchOfDeath without dying]]), prompting Homer to wave his hand up and down to confuse him before succeeding.
* In "WesternAnimation/HillbillyHare" Bugs Bunny calls a square dance, getting his two hillbilly antagonists to follow his orders, including "Whomp him low and whomp him high - Stick your finger in his eye!"

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* This is actually a recommended method for surviving a shark attack.
** Seen in ''Film/DeepBlueSea'', and that was with a giant, mutated shark.

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* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'', where Odd tries to poke a [=XANAfied=] Jeremie Jérémie in the eyes. He follows his fail by saying:
-->'''Odd''': -->'''Odd:''' [[CasualDangerDialogue Never trust a guy with glasses...]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': In one WesternAnimation/TreehouseOfHorror ''WesternAnimation/TreehouseOfHorror'' episode where Homer becomes [[TheGrimReaper Death]], one of his favorite methods of killing people is poking them in the eye. One man blocks it with his hand ([[TouchOfDeath without dying]]), prompting Homer to wave his hand up and down to confuse him before succeeding.
* In "WesternAnimation/HillbillyHare" ''WesternAnimation/HillbillyHare'', Bugs Bunny calls a square dance, getting his two hillbilly antagonists to follow his orders, including "Whomp him low and whomp him high - -- Stick your finger in his eye!"

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* This is actually a recommended method for surviving a shark attack.
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attack. Seen in ''Film/DeepBlueSea'', and that was with a giant, mutated shark.




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14th Nov '15 4:24:26 PM nombretomado
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* In a ''RobotChicken'' spoof of ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'', Spock tries to knock out Scotty with a Vulcan nerve pinch. When that doesn't work, he goes for the eye poke.

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* In a ''RobotChicken'' ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' spoof of ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'', Spock tries to knock out Scotty with a Vulcan nerve pinch. When that doesn't work, he goes for the eye poke.
23rd Aug '15 9:38:13 PM nombretomado
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* Susan does this to Gallaxhar in ''MonstersVsAliens''. He attempts to block, but that is complicated by the fact that he has four eyes.

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* Susan does this to Gallaxhar in ''MonstersVsAliens''.''WesternAnimation/MonstersVsAliens''. He attempts to block, but that is complicated by the fact that he has four eyes.
25th Jun '15 3:26:04 PM wootzits
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* In ''[[LightNovel/BakaToTestToShoukanjuu Baka and Test]]'', local {{Yandere}} [[ClingyJealousGirl Shouko]] does this to her [[SelfProclaimedLoveInterest crush/"boyfriend"]] Yuuji any time she doesn't want him looking at other girls, which is practically all the time. And that's just if she doesn't have her taser handy.

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* In ''[[LightNovel/BakaToTestToShoukanjuu Baka and Test]]'', ''LightNovel/BakaAndTestSummonTheBeasts'', local {{Yandere}} [[ClingyJealousGirl Shouko]] does this to her [[SelfProclaimedLoveInterest crush/"boyfriend"]] Yuuji any time she doesn't want him looking at other girls, which is practically all the time. And that's just if she doesn't have her taser handy.



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21st Jun '15 6:10:25 PM nombretomado
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* The "Disco Eye-Poke" is one of the first moves you can learn as a Disco Bandit in ''KingdomOfLoathing''; it lowers the opponent's attack and defense power by a small amount. It's later surpassed by the more effective "Disco Face Stab".

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* The "Disco Eye-Poke" is one of the first moves you can learn as a Disco Bandit in ''KingdomOfLoathing''; ''VideoGame/KingdomOfLoathing''; it lowers the opponent's attack and defense power by a small amount. It's later surpassed by the more effective "Disco Face Stab".
21st May '15 10:29:59 PM TVRulezAgain
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* In ''SuburbanKnights'', during the first fight against the Cloaks, Brad pokes a Cloak in the eyes and runs away.

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* In ''SuburbanKnights'', ''WebVideo/SuburbanKnights'', during the first fight against the Cloaks, Brad pokes a Cloak in the eyes and runs away.
3rd May '15 9:04:30 AM Teenlyokofan7777
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* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'', where Odd tries to poke a XANAfied Jeremie in the eyes. He follows his fail by saying:

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* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'', where Odd tries to poke a XANAfied [=XANAfied=] Jeremie in the eyes. He follows his fail by saying:
12th Jan '15 1:06:52 PM foxley
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* ''Series/TheGoodies'': In "Kung Fu Kapers", Tim is learning kung fu from a book and is instructed on how to perform this attack in a ThetapeKnewYouWouldSayThat moment.
31st Dec '14 10:33:43 AM StFan
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24th Dec '14 7:56:18 PM Teenlyokofan7777
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* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'', where Odd tries to poke a XANAfied Jeremie in the eyes. He follows his fail by saying:
-->'''Odd''': [[CasualDangerDialogue Never trust a guy with glasses...]]
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