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25th Apr '16 3:11:06 PM foxley
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* ''Series/CSICyber'': In "Python's Revenge", Avery gets sent a severed human head.
17th Apr '16 10:09:08 PM foxley
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* ''Series/TheNewAvengers'': In "Hostage", the kidnappers send Steed a lock of Purdey's hair with a warning that worse is to follow if Steed does not obey their instructions.
19th Mar '16 8:17:55 AM Hossmeister
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21st Feb '16 9:03:25 AM totoofze47
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* ''Manga/OnePiece'': An invitation to one of Big Mom's tea parties is AnOfferYouCantRefuse. If you do, the severed head of one of your friends or family members will be mailed to you.
23rd Jan '16 10:33:39 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode "Wheels and the Legman and the Case of Grandpa's Key", Steve and Roger apparently get one of Stan's fingers in the mail. [[spoiler: Subverted; it turned out it was a ruse by Stan and that the "finger" was really a mozarella stick with the crumbs licked off.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode "Wheels and the Legman and the Case of Grandpa's Key", Steve and Roger apparently get one of Stan's fingers in the mail. [[spoiler: Subverted; it turned out it was a ruse by Stan and that the "finger" was really a mozarella stick with the crumbs licked off.]]
16th Jan '16 2:18:59 PM StFan
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-->'''Robert:''' "So what did they do next?"
-->'''Celine:''' "They put a needle in my arm and took a pint of blood, and sent it to my father. The next week they did the same, and the same the next week till he paid up. He waited six weeks. That's what happens to the victim."

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-->'''Robert:''' "So So what did they do next?"
-->'''Celine:''' "They
next?\\
'''Celine:''' They
put a needle in my arm and took a pint of blood, and sent it to my father. The next week they did the same, and the same the next week till he paid up. He waited six weeks. That's what happens to the victim."



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* Parodied in the printed precursor to ''Webcomic/{{Freefall}}'', when Helix is kidnapped. Since he's a ''robot'', his compatriots just reassemble him as the parts arrive in the mail. The last thing to arrive is his head. He then comments on his "rescue".
** [[http://freefall.purrsia.com/ff1400/fc01310.htm Given a more gruesome twist, because the scrap yard is regularly shipped junked robots, so no one thinks twice about it.]]

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* ''Webcomic/{{Freefall}}'':
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Parodied in the printed precursor to ''Webcomic/{{Freefall}}'', comic, when Helix is kidnapped. Since he's a ''robot'', his compatriots just reassemble him as the parts arrive in the mail. The last thing to arrive is his head. He then comments on his "rescue".
** [[http://freefall.purrsia.com/ff1400/fc01310.htm Given a more gruesome twist, because the scrap yard is regularly shipped junked robots, so no one no-one thinks twice about it.]]



* In ''Webcomic/ThePerryBibleFellowship'', after the Candy King discovers a chocolate spy, he sends the Chocolate Kingdom a box containing [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/?cid=PBF129-Colonel_Sweeto.jpg the spy's "nut".]]

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* In ''Webcomic/ThePerryBibleFellowship'', ''ComicStrip/ThePerryBibleFellowship'', after the Candy King discovers a chocolate spy, he sends the Chocolate Kingdom a box containing [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/?cid=PBF129-Colonel_Sweeto.jpg the spy's "nut".]]
1st Dec '15 3:27:07 PM SarcasmKid
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* In the [[DarkerAndEdgier "Five Years Later"]] run of ''ComicBook/{{Legion of Super-Heroes}}'', the crazed killer Roxxas blows up the rock Legionnaire Blok and mails the pieces to the other Legionnaires.

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* In the [[DarkerAndEdgier "Five Years Later"]] run of ''ComicBook/{{Legion of Super-Heroes}}'', the crazed killer Roxxas blows up the rock Legionnaire Blok and mails the pieces to the other Legionnaires. But he does so with a message addressed to Graym Ranzz, one of Saturn Girl and Lightning Lad's children, saying it's a play set he can put together courtesy of his "Uncle Roxxas." Thank God Graym didn't actually open the container.
19th Oct '15 7:28:24 AM SeanMurrayI
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* In ''Paid In Full'' (2002), Sonny, the child of Mitch, is taken hostage [[spoiler: by his uncle Ice and an accomplice named Tommy]]. As told in a scene with Mitch explaining the event, he found an envelope in the morning of containing Sonny's severed finger.

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* In ''Paid In Full'' (2002), Sonny, the child of Mitch, is taken hostage [[spoiler: by his uncle Ice and an accomplice named Tommy]]. As told in a scene with Mitch explaining the event, he found an envelope in the morning of containing Sonny's severed finger.
19th Oct '15 7:27:15 AM SeanMurrayI
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* In Paid In Full (2002), Sonny, the child of Mitch, is taken hostage [[spoiler: halfway through the story by his own uncle Ice and an accomplice named Tommy, which isn't elaborated on until the story resolves itself]]. As told in a scene with Mitch explaining the event, he elaborates that he found an envelope the morning of containing Sonny's severed finger.


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* In ''Paid In Full'' (2002), Sonny, the child of Mitch, is taken hostage [[spoiler: by his uncle Ice and an accomplice named Tommy]]. As told in a scene with Mitch explaining the event, he found an envelope in the morning of containing Sonny's severed finger.
18th Oct '15 6:29:20 PM CEverett
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* In Paid In Full (2002), Sonny, the child of Mitch, is taken hostage [[spoiler: halfway through the story by his own uncle Ice and an accomplice named Tommy, which isn't elaborated on until the story resolves itself]]. As told in a scene with Mitch explaining the event, he elaborates that he found an envelope the morning of containing Sonny's severed finger.



* In the JohnWayne movie ''Brannigan'' (1975), an American member of TheMafia is kidnapped by {{London Gangster}}s who send a finger in the mail when holding him for ransom. [[spoiler:Ironically the mobster is in on the kidnapping, regarding the finger as an acceptable loss.]]

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* In the JohnWayne John Wayne movie ''Brannigan'' (1975), an American member of TheMafia is kidnapped by {{London Gangster}}s who send a finger in the mail when holding him for ransom. [[spoiler:Ironically the mobster is in on the kidnapping, regarding the finger as an acceptable loss.]]
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