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3rd Sep '17 5:10:04 PM TSBasilisk
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** A RunningGag in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'', starting when Quill introduces himself as the notorious outlaw Star-Lord, only to find no-one knows who he is, and ending with a CrowningMomentOfAwesome when [[spoiler:Quill interrupts the BigBad's EvilGloating by challenging him to a dance-off.]]
*** The Gag continues in''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'', with gems such as High Priestess Ayesha's BigEntrance being spoiled by a carpet snag, a thug's threatening demeanor being spoiled by his chosen alias of "[[FailOSuckyname Taserface]]", and the sudden appearance, mid-climactic battle, of [[spoiler: Pac-Man]].

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** A RunningGag in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'', starting when Quill introduces himself as the notorious outlaw Star-Lord, only to find no-one knows who he is, and ending with a CrowningMomentOfAwesome when [[spoiler:Quill interrupts the BigBad's EvilGloating by challenging him to a dance-off.]]
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dance-off]].
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The Gag continues in''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'', with gems such as High Priestess Ayesha's BigEntrance being spoiled by a carpet snag, a thug's threatening demeanor being spoiled by his chosen alias of "[[FailOSuckyname Taserface]]", and the sudden appearance, mid-climactic battle, of [[spoiler: Pac-Man]]. [[spoiler:Pac-Man]].
*** In the midst of the final battle the camera goes into the standard Marvel Hero Shot, with the main heroes clustered together in bold poses. As the music swells, [[spoiler:a rock comes from off-screen and bowls Mantis over]].
--->'''Drax''': ''[immediately after [[spoiler:the rock hits]]]'' [[spoiler:Mantis]], [[NowYouTellMe look out]]!
30th Jul '17 3:48:37 AM Aquila89
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** Out of universe examples: most of the time the show tries to do an entirely dramatic episode since it came back, the episode falls flat on its face because of a mix of the cutaway gags and the writers horribly botching the episodes, as many critics, or just people who analyze the show even a little bit, would be able to attest to.
9th Jul '17 12:33:50 PM Kirayoshi
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* ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'': After an awkward conversation with Mary Hatch, a frustrated George Bailey storms off in a huff...only to return when he realizes he's forgotten his hat. This oddly leads to even more drama as George and Mary share an intense moment followed by a kiss.
8th Jul '17 10:55:33 AM josedanielsteller
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* ''Webcomic/CucumberQuest'': Princess Nautilus holds the Dream Sword above her head as she declares she will perform the ''GREATEST DUTY'' as a princess of her kingdom... [[http://cucumber.gigidigi.com/cq/page-231/ but first she needs a marker]].

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* ''Webcomic/CucumberQuest'': Princess Nautilus holds the Dream Sword above her head as she declares she will perform the ''GREATEST DUTY'' as a princess of her kingdom... [[http://cucumber.gigidigi.com/cq/page-231/ but first she needs a marker]].marker]] (pictured).
5th Jun '17 11:51:43 PM Landis
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*** The Gag continues in''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'', with gems such as High Priestess Ayesha's BigEntrance being spoiled by a carpet snag, a thug's threatening demeanor being spoiled by his chosen alias of "[[FailOSuckyname Taserface]]", and the sudden appearance, mid-climactic battle, of [[spoiler: Pac-Man]].
22nd Apr '17 4:35:35 PM marcoasalazarm
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* ''Film/{{ROTOR}}'': The EstablishingCharacterMoment of the titular RabidCop KillerRobot includes a moment where it walks through several rows of empty folding chairs to try to present itself as an ImplacableMan... unfortunately, it is pretty easy to see the actor had difficulty doing so.
13th Mar '17 8:22:16 AM JackG
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones''
** In "Baelor", Tyrion Lannister's RousingSpeech works fine until the mountain clans charge over him, knocking him unconscious and trampling him into the mud.
-->'''Bronn:''' You're a shit warrior.
** Theon Greyjoy's RousingSpeech in "Valar Morghulis" is also well received. Then his men knock him unconscious in the middle of a battle cry and hand Theon over to the enemy.
23rd Feb '17 1:45:31 PM tromag
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** Also invoked later on when Niska tries to give Zoe a SadisticChoice by telling her the money she's brought him isn't enough for him to spare both of his prisoners, and she must choose to free either Mal (her oldest friend) or Wash (her husband), with the other facing a slow, torturous death. He clearly expects this to be an impossible dilemma for her, but she chooses to free Wash without any hesitation, interrupting Niska's attempt at an evil monologue. Subverted, as Niska recovers from the surprise and darkens the mood again by cutting off Mal's ear, saying the money was enough for a little more than one person.

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** Also invoked later on when Niska tries to give Zoe a SadisticChoice by telling her the money she's brought him isn't enough for him to spare both of his prisoners, SadisticChoice: he has Mal and she must choose to free either Mal (her oldest friend) or Wash (her husband), with captive, and agrees to let one go while the other facing a slow, torturous death. He clearly expects this will continue to be tortured. He starts to make a dramatic speech about how she must make an impossible dilemma for her, but she chooses to free Wash without any hesitation, interrupting Niska's attempt at an evil monologue. decision, and Zoe interrupts him by immediately picking her husband. Subverted, as in that Niska recovers from the surprise is angry about having his moment ruined, and darkens the mood again takes it out on Mal by cutting off Mal's ear, saying the money was enough for a little more than one person.slicing his ear off.
1st Jan '17 11:18:58 AM oforiousmic
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1st Jan '17 11:18:00 AM oforiousmic
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-->'''[=McG=]onagall:''' Ah, of course. There's no need to say any more, Miss Granger. Tell me, which of you will be dying this year?

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-->'''[=McG=]onagall:''' Ah, of course. There's no need to say any more, Miss Granger. Tell me, which of you will be dying this year?year?\\
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