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4th Mar '17 1:18:04 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* After Bran Stark loses the use of his legs in ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'', his hulking manservant Hodor takes to carrying him around.
6th Feb '17 11:55:09 AM Larkmarn
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* In the kung-fu film ''The Crippled Masters'', the title characters (one armless, one legless) are {{Handicapped Badass}}es individually, but also serve as {{Handy Helper}}s to one another when they work together as BashBrothers.

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* In the kung-fu film ''The Crippled Masters'', ''Film/TheCrippledMasters'', the title characters (one armless, one legless) are {{Handicapped Badass}}es individually, but also serve as {{Handy Helper}}s to one another when they work together as BashBrothers.
* ''Film/ThreeSeasons'': Kien An takes the role of being Teacher Dao's "fingers" and writes down his poetry. Until he met her he had all but given up on writing another poem.
7th Dec '16 12:33:19 PM mcgrew
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* Sue Thomas' dog in ''Series/SueThomasFBEYE''.

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* Sue Thomas' dog in ''Series/SueThomasFBEYE''.''Series/SueThomasFBEye''.
18th Oct '16 9:56:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Literature/{{Maleficent}}'', [[spoiler: the recently wingless fairy]] Maleficent invokes this when the raven Diaval, in exchange for her saving his life, offers her his service:

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* In ''Literature/{{Maleficent}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'', [[spoiler: the recently wingless fairy]] Maleficent invokes this when the raven Diaval, in exchange for her saving his life, offers her his service:
18th Oct '16 9:56:49 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Film/SantaSangre'', protagonist Fenix quite literally is his mother Concha's arms and hands, as he stands behind her and uses his hands as her own, to the point that they almost move without his conscious thought. [[spoiler:Which is actually true, since when Concha commands her to kill The Virgin, Fenix literally cannot stop his hands from doing so.]]
* In ''Film/MadMaxBeyondThunderdome'', Master is an intelligent-yet-physically-weak midget. The strong-yet-dim Blaster (he has Down Syndrome) serves as Master's arms and legs.
* In ''Film/OnceUponATimeInMexico'', [[spoiler: Agent Sands]] is blinded and has to rely on a street kid he met earlier to guide him around.
* In ''Film/TheBoneCollector'' [[spoiler:Amelia takes over the job of of Rhymes and kills Thompson]].
* In ''Film/TheIncredibleMrLimpet'', the title character loses his glasses, so his crab friend Crusty becomes his eyes.

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* In ''Film/SantaSangre'', protagonist Fenix quite literally is his mother Concha's arms and hands, as he stands behind her and uses his hands as her own, to the point that they almost move without his conscious thought. [[spoiler:Which is actually true, since when Concha commands her to kill The Virgin, Fenix literally cannot stop his hands from doing so.
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* In ''Film/MadMaxBeyondThunderdome'', Master is an intelligent-yet-physically-weak midget. The strong-yet-dim Blaster (he has Down Syndrome) serves as Master's arms and legs.
* In ''Film/OnceUponATimeInMexico'', [[spoiler: Agent Sands]] is blinded and has to rely on a street kid he met earlier to guide him around.
* In ''Film/TheBoneCollector'' [[spoiler:Amelia takes over the job of of Rhymes and kills Thompson]].
* In ''Film/TheIncredibleMrLimpet'', the title character loses his glasses, so his crab friend Crusty becomes his eyes.



* In ''Film/{{Blindness}}'' a woman who is immune to the virus causing blindness helps guide seven blind people.
* Alana is arguably a little bit like this for Bethany in ''Film/SoulSurfer'' in some ways. On her Facebook site Bethany as much as called her that in RealLife.
** Arguably a subversion. Bethany manages to get along reasonably well. What she does get from friends and family is encouragement.
* A mutual example in ''Film/SeeNoEvilHearNoEvil'': Dave is deaf, Wally is blind. Dave acts as Wally's eyes, Wally conveys information to Dave through lipreading.
* In ''Literature/{{Maleficent}}'', [[spoiler: the recently wingless fairy]] Maleficent invokes this when the raven Diaval, in exchange for her saving his life, offers her his service:
--> "I need you to be my wings"
* In the kung-fu film ''The Crippled Masters'', the title characters (one armless, one legless) are {{Handicapped Badass}}es individually, but also serve as {{Handy Helper}}s to one another when they work together as BashBrothers.

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* In ''Film/{{Blindness}}'' a woman who is immune to the virus causing blindness helps guide seven blind people.
* Alana is arguably a little bit like this for Bethany in ''Film/SoulSurfer'' in some ways. On her Facebook site Bethany as much as called her that in RealLife.
** Arguably a subversion. Bethany manages to get along reasonably well. What she does get from friends and family is encouragement.
* A mutual example in ''Film/SeeNoEvilHearNoEvil'': Dave is deaf, Wally is blind. Dave acts as Wally's eyes, Wally conveys information to Dave through lipreading.
* In ''Literature/{{Maleficent}}'', [[spoiler: the recently wingless fairy]] Maleficent invokes this when the raven Diaval, in exchange for her saving his life, offers her his service:
--> "I need you to be my wings"
* In the kung-fu film ''The Crippled Masters'', the title characters (one armless, one legless) are {{Handicapped Badass}}es individually, but also serve as {{Handy Helper}}s to one another when they work together as BashBrothers.


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* In ''Film/SantaSangre'', protagonist Fenix quite literally is his mother Concha's arms and hands, as he stands behind her and uses his hands as her own, to the point that they almost move without his conscious thought. [[spoiler:Which is actually true, since when Concha commands her to kill The Virgin, Fenix literally cannot stop his hands from doing so.]]
* In ''Film/MadMaxBeyondThunderdome'', Master is an intelligent-yet-physically-weak midget. The strong-yet-dim Blaster (he has Down Syndrome) serves as Master's arms and legs.
* In ''Film/OnceUponATimeInMexico'', [[spoiler: Agent Sands]] is blinded and has to rely on a street kid he met earlier to guide him around.
* In ''Film/TheBoneCollector'' [[spoiler:Amelia takes over the job of of Rhymes and kills Thompson]].
* In ''Film/TheIncredibleMrLimpet'', the title character loses his glasses, so his crab friend Crusty becomes his eyes.
* In ''Film/{{Blindness}}'' a woman who is immune to the virus causing blindness helps guide seven blind people.
* Alana is arguably a little bit like this for Bethany in ''Film/SoulSurfer'' in some ways. On her Facebook site Bethany as much as called her that in RealLife.
** Arguably a subversion. Bethany manages to get along reasonably well. What she does get from friends and family is encouragement.
* A mutual example in ''Film/SeeNoEvilHearNoEvil'': Dave is deaf, Wally is blind. Dave acts as Wally's eyes, Wally conveys information to Dave through lipreading.
* In ''Literature/{{Maleficent}}'', [[spoiler: the recently wingless fairy]] Maleficent invokes this when the raven Diaval, in exchange for her saving his life, offers her his service:
--> "I need you to be my wings"
* In the kung-fu film ''The Crippled Masters'', the title characters (one armless, one legless) are {{Handicapped Badass}}es individually, but also serve as {{Handy Helper}}s to one another when they work together as BashBrothers.

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18th Oct '16 9:56:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* An episode of ''TheSmurfs'' had Brainy lose his glasses, so he is forced to rely on Clumsy, whom he had earlier derided as being useless.

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* An episode of ''TheSmurfs'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' had Brainy lose his glasses, so he is forced to rely on Clumsy, whom he had earlier derided as being useless.
18th Oct '16 9:55:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* At the end of ''Anime/ElHazardTheMagnificentWorld'', the hero and the chick cooperate like this � he wields the sword while she helps him with her ability to see through illusions of the BigBad.

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* At the end of ''Anime/ElHazardTheMagnificentWorld'', the hero and the chick cooperate like this -- he wields the sword while she helps him with her ability to see through illusions of the BigBad.



* Invoked in an episode of ''Series/TheMentalist'' where Jane gets a millionaire to let him drive his car while blindfolded � Jane steers by having the person's hand on his shoulder, responding to his tension as Jane drives.

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* Invoked in an episode of ''Series/TheMentalist'' where Jane gets a millionaire to let him drive his car while blindfolded -- Jane steers by having the person's hand on his shoulder, responding to his tension as Jane drives.



* Subverted in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' � The naga are a race of snake-headed humans and most of them cope just fine, either through dextrous mouths or magic. However, they do notice the trope and consider it a proof that they are a superior race � after all, they are best suited for thinking, while lesser creatures serve as their limbs � so this must be the intended natural order.

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* Subverted in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' -- The naga are a race of snake-headed humans and most of them cope just fine, either through dextrous mouths or magic. However, they do notice the trope and consider it a proof that they are a superior race -- after all, they are best suited for thinking, while lesser creatures serve as their limbs -- so this must be the intended natural order.
18th Oct '16 9:54:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* At the end of ''Anime/ElHazardTheMagnificentWorld'', the hero and the chick cooperate like this he wields the sword while she helps him with her ability to see through illusions of the BigBad.

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* At the end of ''Anime/ElHazardTheMagnificentWorld'', the hero and the chick cooperate like this he wields the sword while she helps him with her ability to see through illusions of the BigBad.



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* In ''Literature/TheSharingKnife'' series, Dag is one-handed. Normally this isn't a problem for him, but when he breaks his other arm, his then-fiancée Fawn ends up acting as his hands.

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* In ''Literature/TheSharingKnife'' series, Dag is one-handed. Normally this isn't a problem for him, but when he breaks his other arm, his then-fiancée Fawn ends up acting as his hands.



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* Invoked in an episode of ''Series/TheMentalist'' where Jane gets a millionaire to let him drive his car while blindfolded Jane steers by having the person's hand on his shoulder, responding to his tension as Jane drives.

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* Invoked in an episode of ''Series/TheMentalist'' where Jane gets a millionaire to let him drive his car while blindfolded Jane steers by having the person's hand on his shoulder, responding to his tension as Jane drives.



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* Subverted in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' The naga are a race of snake-headed humans and most of them cope just fine, either through dextrous mouths or magic. However, they do notice the trope and consider it a proof that they are a superior race after all, they are best suited for thinking, while lesser creatures serve as their limbs so this must be the intended natural order.

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* Subverted in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' The naga are a race of snake-headed humans and most of them cope just fine, either through dextrous mouths or magic. However, they do notice the trope and consider it a proof that they are a superior race after all, they are best suited for thinking, while lesser creatures serve as their limbs so this must be the intended natural order.

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* There's a famous pair of ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' players, one of whom is a veteran who lost his sight in Iraq. His clanmate acts as his eyes using macros and sound cues. Blizzard found the duo so inspiring that they put out two in-game items named after their characters.

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* There's a famous pair of ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' players, one of whom is a veteran who lost his sight in Iraq. His clanmate acts as his eyes using macros and sound cues. Blizzard found the duo so inspiring that they put out two in-game items named after their characters.characters.

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22nd Sep '16 4:23:39 PM SparkyYoungUpstart
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* ''Series/{{Speechless}}'' begins it's pilot with the [=DiMeo=] family transferring schools so that J.J., who has cerebral palsy and communicates with a laser-pointer and word-board, can have a full-time interpreter in his classes.
3rd Jul '16 6:07:26 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/{{BIONICLE}}'': In the ''Mata Nui Online Game'', Takua becomes Pohatu's eyes when the latter was blinded by a [[ScaryScorpion Nui-Jaga]].

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* ''Franchise/{{BIONICLE}}'': ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'': In the ''Mata Nui Online Game'', Takua becomes Pohatu's eyes when the latter was blinded by a [[ScaryScorpion Nui-Jaga]].
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