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4th Mar '17 12:33:45 PM ozMidra2
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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', Krista pours a bottle of wine on Reiner's arm after a Titan mauled it. This leads to a sad moment [[spoiler:when Gerger finds the bottle and tries to enjoy [[OneLastSmoke One Last Drink]] as a Titan grabs him. He starts crying when he realizes it's empty and demands to know who drank it all. It's doubly sad considering Reiner is actually a Titan Shifter with a HealingFactor, meaning Gerger was denied one last drink for no reason at all.]]

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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', Krista pours a bottle of wine on Reiner's arm after a Titan mauled it. This leads to a sad moment [[spoiler:when Gerger finds the bottle and tries to enjoy [[OneLastSmoke One Last Drink]] as a Titan grabs him. He starts crying when he realizes it's empty and demands to know who drank it all. ]] It's doubly sad considering Reiner [[spoiler:Reiner is actually a Titan Shifter with a HealingFactor, meaning Gerger was denied one last drink for no reason at all.]]
26th Feb '17 4:58:08 PM Kinitawowi
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** Both ''LiveActionTV/{{House}}'' and ''LiveActionTV/{{Casualty}}'' have used this one.

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** Both ''LiveActionTV/{{House}}'' ''Series/{{House}}'' and ''LiveActionTV/{{Casualty}}'' ''Series/{{Casualty}}'' have used this one.
26th Feb '17 4:56:19 PM Kinitawowi
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** Both ''LiveActionTV/{{House}}'' and ''LiveActionTV/{{Casualty}}'' have used this one.
26th Dec '16 7:56:31 PM PaulA
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* In one episode of the 2007 version of ''Series/FlashGordon'', Baylin had taken a bottle of vodka that she had mistaken for water in a decorative container. When she got injured Dale corrected her by pouring it on the wound.

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* In one episode of the 2007 version of ''Series/FlashGordon'', ''Series/{{Flash Gordon|2007}}'', Baylin had taken a bottle of vodka that she had mistaken for water in a decorative container. When she got injured Dale corrected her by pouring it on the wound.
14th Dec '16 7:04:38 PM PaulA
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* In the first book of David Eddings' ''Literature/TheElenium'', Sparhawk does first aid on one of his companions by scrubbing the wound out with some cheap wine before bandaging it. When he gets back to base, Sephrenia, the team's medic/sorceress, is less than impressed.

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* In the first book of David Eddings' ''Literature/TheElenium'', ''Literature/TheDiamondThrone'', Sparhawk does first aid on one of his companions by scrubbing the wound out with some cheap wine before bandaging it. When he gets back to base, Sephrenia, the team's medic/sorceress, is less than impressed.
26th Aug '16 12:03:31 PM Dravencour
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In fiction, no one ever has TCP... but everyone has vodka. This trope occurs when a character pours liquor on a wound to disinfect it, or drinks alcohol as an anesthetic. Note that in the latter case this trope would only occur when the character is using alcohol specifically as an antiseptic right before [[AfterActionPatchUp having a wound stitched up]] or a [[WeHaveToGetTheBulletOut bullet extracted]] etc, and not when a character is just generally [[DrowningMySorrows self-medicating with alcohol.]]

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In fiction, no one ever has TCP...TCP antiseptic... but everyone has vodka. This trope occurs when a character pours liquor on a wound to disinfect it, or drinks alcohol as an anesthetic. Note that in the latter case this trope would only occur when the character is using alcohol specifically as an antiseptic right before [[AfterActionPatchUp having a wound stitched up]] or a [[WeHaveToGetTheBulletOut bullet extracted]] etc, and not when a character is just generally [[DrowningMySorrows self-medicating with alcohol.]]
15th Aug '16 6:34:43 AM Greystone101
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* Happens multiple times throughout the ''{{Sharpe}}'' series, usually with rum.

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* Happens multiple times throughout the ''{{Sharpe}}'' series, usually with rum. Harper even christens the cure for a flogging 'Sharpe's Half-and-Half': half a pint in your belly, half a pint on your back.
10th Jul '16 10:38:20 PM Dimensio
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In ''Film/JustLikeHeaven'', the ghost of Elizabeth instructs Daryl (the only one who can see her) to use vodka as a sterilizing agent when performing impromptu surgery on a man in a restaurant.

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* In ''Film/JustLikeHeaven'', the ghost of Elizabeth instructs Daryl (the only one who can see her) to use vodka as a sterilizing agent when performing impromptu surgery on a man in a restaurant.
10th Jul '16 10:38:03 PM Dimensio
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In ''Film/JustLikeHeaven'', the ghost of Elizabeth instructs Daryl (the only one who can see her) to use vodka as a sterilizing agent when performing impromptu surgery on a man in a restaurant.
14th Jun '16 4:12:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* In one episode of ''TheHead'', a conveniently placed bottle of whiskey is used sterilize a mutant rat bite. The character who was bitten, being Russian, utters the immortal line "No whiskey! [[VodkaDrunkenski Vodka]][[LargeHam aaaa]]!"

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* In one episode of ''TheHead'', ''WesternAnimation/TheHead'', a conveniently placed bottle of whiskey is used sterilize a mutant rat bite. The character who was bitten, being Russian, utters the immortal line "No whiskey! [[VodkaDrunkenski Vodka]][[LargeHam aaaa]]!"
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