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25th Jul '16 7:03:16 PM jamespolk
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* The first sign that Inger has successfully been brought BackFromTheDead in ''Film/{{Ordet}}'' comes when her clasped hands twitch and then unclasp.
19th Jul '16 9:14:10 AM JackG
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* ''Film/{{Cliffhanger}}''. During the mid-air heist a federal agent is shot. As the last villain prepares to depart the airplane, he steps on the man's hand. It twitches in response, then the camera pans to show he's wounded but NotQuiteDead yet. And he has a submachine gun.

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* ''Film/{{Cliffhanger}}''. During the mid-air heist a federal agent is shot. As the last villain prepares to depart the airplane, he steps on the man's hand. It twitches in response, then the camera pans to show he's wounded but NotQuiteDead yet. And he has a submachine gun. Although he's killed soon after, his subsequent actions put a wrench in the villains EvilPlan and kick off the rest of the plot.
19th Jul '16 9:12:08 AM JackG
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* ''Film/{{Cliffhanger}}''. During the mid-air heist a federal agent is shot. As the last villain prepares to depart the airplane, he steps on the man's hand. It twitches in response, then the camera pans to show he's wounded but NotQuiteDead yet. And he has a submachine gun.
18th Jul '16 6:27:44 AM Morgenthaler
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* Happens in ''Franchise/DevilMayCry'' when Dante first [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice acquires]] Alastor. Again in ''Franchise/DevilMayCry 3'' when he first [[LimitBreak devil triggers]]. And ''again'' in ''Devil May Cry'' 3 after the first Vergil battle -- which is [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy Vergil's cue]] to stab him ''[[OnceIsNotEnough again]]''.

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* Happens in ''Franchise/DevilMayCry'' when Dante first [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice acquires]] Alastor. Again in ''Franchise/DevilMayCry 3'' when he first [[LimitBreak devil triggers]]. And ''again'' in ''Devil May Cry'' 3 after the first Vergil battle -- which is [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy Vergil's cue]] cue to stab him ''[[OnceIsNotEnough again]]''.
24th May '16 7:54:15 AM Willbyr
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* This situation occurred in ''IkkiTousen'', when one of the characters was stabbed in the spine. The doctors said that he may be permanently paralyzed and never wake up from his coma. Then, at the last few minutes of the show, said character [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome raises his hand into a fist]].

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* This situation occurred in ''IkkiTousen'', ''Manga/IkkiTousen'', when one of the characters was stabbed in the spine. The doctors said that he may be permanently paralyzed and never wake up from his coma. Then, at the last few minutes of the show, said character [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome raises his hand into a fist]].
7th May '16 8:39:47 PM nombretomado
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* In HappyDays when the Fonz is frozen by Mork he comes back by first wiggling his thumb.

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* In HappyDays ''Series/HappyDays'' when the Fonz is frozen by Mork he comes back by first wiggling his thumb.
3rd May '16 12:06:51 AM erforce
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* Happens at the end of ''Literature/{{Christine}}'', after the car has been compacted into a cube. A bar from the grill starts to move, showing that the car maybe NotQuiteDead.

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* Happens at the end of ''Literature/{{Christine}}'', ''Film/{{Christine}}'', after the car has been compacted into a cube. A bar from the grill starts to move, showing that the car maybe NotQuiteDead.



* This is done in ''WilliamShakespearesRomeoAndJuliet'' to signal that Juliet is beginning to revive. The only problem is, this is happening '''JUST''' [[DrivenToSuicide as Romeo is preparing to drink the poison!]]

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* This is done in ''WilliamShakespearesRomeoAndJuliet'' ''Film/WilliamShakespearesRomeoAndJuliet'' to signal that Juliet is beginning to revive. The only problem is, this is happening '''JUST''' [[DrivenToSuicide as Romeo is preparing to drink the poison!]]



* Creator/AlanDeanFoster's novelization of ''Terminator Salvation'' has Marcus Wright badly hurt but right as Kate Connor is about to call him dead, they see his metallic fingers curing around Blair Williams' hand.

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* Creator/AlanDeanFoster's novelization of ''Terminator Salvation'' ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'' has Marcus Wright badly hurt but right as Kate Connor is about to call him dead, they see his metallic fingers curing around Blair Williams' hand.
6th Apr '16 6:57:08 PM Tallens
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* ''Webcomic/ChildrenOfEldair'': This is the first sign of life Embera shows after Koe brings her to his home after a month and a half comatose.
19th Mar '16 9:09:42 AM Hossmeister
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11th Mar '16 9:16:07 AM erforce
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* Subverted in ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles II'' with Super Shredder, who collapses a heavy pier onto himself as the Turtles he is trying to take with him escape. The Turtles emerge from the water to look upon the wreckage, only to find Super Shredder's hand emerging from the wreckage to their horror. Raph exclaims "NoOneCouldHaveSurvivedThat!" And then the hand falters and falls limp upon the ruins of the pier, never to rise again, signifying that yes, the Shredder is finally done for.

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* Subverted in ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles II'' ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtlesIITheSecretOfTheOoze'' with Super Shredder, who collapses a heavy pier onto himself as the Turtles he is trying to take with him escape. The Turtles emerge from the water to look upon the wreckage, only to find Super Shredder's hand emerging from the wreckage to their horror. Raph exclaims "NoOneCouldHaveSurvivedThat!" And then the hand falters and falls limp upon the ruins of the pier, never to rise again, signifying that yes, the Shredder is finally done for.
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