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16th May '17 1:20:01 AM Kinswaous
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* Consciously averted in Marvel's OfficialParody book NotBrandEchh, in a story where [[ComicBook/FantasticFour the Thing]] and [[TheIncredibleHulk the Hulk]] fight for six pages before an angry inspector from [[TheComicsCode the Comics Code Authority]] comes and chews them out, listing all the damage they have caused. Because the Hulk reverts to Bruce Banner just before the inspector shows up, the Thing ends up taking most of the blame, and gets stuck with the responsibility for repairing the damages.

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* Consciously averted in Marvel's OfficialParody book NotBrandEchh, ComicBook/NotBrandEchh, in a story where [[ComicBook/FantasticFour the Thing]] and [[TheIncredibleHulk the Hulk]] fight for six pages before an angry inspector from [[TheComicsCode the Comics Code Authority]] comes and chews them out, listing all the damage they have caused. Because the Hulk reverts to Bruce Banner just before the inspector shows up, the Thing ends up taking most of the blame, and gets stuck with the responsibility for repairing the damages.
16th May '17 1:17:45 AM Kinswaous
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* Consciously averted in Marvel's OfficialParody book ''Not Brand Echh'', in a story where [[ComicBook/FantasticFour the Thing]] and [[TheIncredibleHulk the Hulk]] fight for six pages before an angry inspector from [[TheComicsCode the Comics Code Authority]] comes and chews them out, listing all the damage they have caused. Because the Hulk reverts to Bruce Banner just before the inspector shows up, the Thing ends up taking most of the blame, and gets stuck with the responsibility for repairing the damages.

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* Consciously averted in Marvel's OfficialParody book ''Not Brand Echh'', NotBrandEchh, in a story where [[ComicBook/FantasticFour the Thing]] and [[TheIncredibleHulk the Hulk]] fight for six pages before an angry inspector from [[TheComicsCode the Comics Code Authority]] comes and chews them out, listing all the damage they have caused. Because the Hulk reverts to Bruce Banner just before the inspector shows up, the Thing ends up taking most of the blame, and gets stuck with the responsibility for repairing the damages.
15th May '17 6:21:12 PM nombretomado
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* Subverted in ''TrintonChronicles'', the city isn't really too fond of the vigilantes (heroes) fighting each other in the city with out rules..after all, it's a whole world full of super-powered people...even they have rules against over-use!

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* Subverted in ''TrintonChronicles'', ''Literature/TrintonChronicles'', the city isn't really too fond of the vigilantes (heroes) fighting each other in the city with out rules..after all, it's a whole world full of super-powered people...even they have rules against over-use!
1st May '17 10:17:40 PM nombretomado
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** This never came up in the Generation One series because they mostly fought in desert areas and even the city locations didn't have too much collateral damage. But ''TransformersAnimated'' tries to balance it out considering the Autobot heroes are occasionally seen helping to put the city back together after a battle. ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' had a segment that mocked this trope, however.

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** This never came up in the Generation One series because they mostly fought in desert areas and even the city locations didn't have too much collateral damage. But ''TransformersAnimated'' ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' tries to balance it out considering the Autobot heroes are occasionally seen helping to put the city back together after a battle. ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' had a segment that mocked this trope, however.
16th Apr '17 11:54:53 PM kome360
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* ''VideoGame/XCOMEnemyUnknown'' is even worse - since enemies can infest civilians with their spawn, and disguise themselves as civies in the sequel, you are obligated to murder any non-essential civilians with grenades, flamethrowers, or outright ''zombify'' them with a mind-controlled floating eldritch psychic horror, just to make sure the aliens don't use them as a tactical advantage first. And there's more destruction of property in the average campaign than a hurricane.
16th Apr '17 6:26:00 PM nombretomado
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* ''StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'': In the episode "For the Uniform", Ben Sisko orders the poisoning of the entire atmosphere of a Maquis planet in order to convince a treasonous former federation officer to surrender. The series does not imply Sisko ever faces any consequences for essentially ordering the commission of a war crime by using a bio-weapon on a defenseless civilian target.

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* ''StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'': ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'': In the episode "For the Uniform", Ben Sisko orders the poisoning of the entire atmosphere of a Maquis planet in order to convince a treasonous former federation officer to surrender. The series does not imply Sisko ever faces any consequences for essentially ordering the commission of a war crime by using a bio-weapon on a defenseless civilian target.
5th Apr '17 7:57:40 AM Jgamer
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* PlayedForLaughs in ''Anime/GirlsUndPanzer''. Senshou-dou matches often end up in urban areas, and collateral damage is bound to ensue. Early on, during a Sensha-dou match, a tank runs into a shop belonging to one of the members of the audience. His reaction is to {{Squee}} about how he can now renovate it with the insurance money while the others around him comment on his good fortune and pray that ''their shops'' get wrecked next.
** The same shop gets ''blown up'' in ''Anime/GirlsUndPanzerDerFilm'', and once again the same guy is cheerful while the others are envious that [[ContinuityNod it always seems that his place is hit]].
31st Mar '17 6:52:18 PM dmcreif
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*** Averted greatly for Frank Castle in season 2. He may be the Punisher who goes after crooks like the Mexican cartel, the Kitchen Irish and the Dogs of Hell, but he still gets arrested, charged with murder, and put through the process of a trial.

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*** Averted greatly for Frank Castle in season 2. He may be the Punisher who goes after crooks like the Mexican cartel, cartels, the Kitchen Irish and the Dogs of Hell, but he still gets arrested, charged with murder, and put through the process of a trial.
21st Mar '17 6:32:09 PM nombretomado
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* Averted in Simon R. Green's ''{{Nightside}}'', where the protagonist, John Taylor, is now classified under Acts of Gods by the insurance companies.

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* Averted in Simon R. Green's ''{{Nightside}}'', ''{{Literature/Nightside}}'', where the protagonist, John Taylor, is now classified under Acts of Gods by the insurance companies.
21st Mar '17 6:00:05 AM nighttrainfm
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** In ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'', after Tony fights [[spoiler:the Hulk]] in Johannesburg, he mentions that the Stark relief fund is already helping clean up the damage. And said battle even had Tony making sure to suplex his adversary in an unfinished building to make sure no one died in the collapse.
--->'''Stark:''' [=JARVIS=], how fast can we buy this building?

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** In ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'', after Tony fights [[spoiler:the Hulk]] in Johannesburg, he mentions that the Stark relief fund is already helping clean up the damage. And said battle even had Tony making sure to suplex his adversary in into an unfinished building to make sure no one died in the collapse.
--->'''Stark:''' [=JARVIS=], how fast How quickly can we buy this building?



** This is a major plot point in ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar''. People are fed up with all the collateral damage the Avengers cause during their missions, so the governments of the world craft a series of laws called the Sokovia Accords to keep the heroes in line. Of course, the Avengers are criticized for the damage they caused to New York while fighting the Chitauri, but the fact that they were stopping an alien invasion that was trying to kill ''everyone they encountered'' (and that the Avengers prevented the World Security Council from [[NukeEm nuking]] the city) goes unmentioned. Likewise, General Ross conveniently fails to mention his own involvement in the Harlem incident during the events of ''Film/TheIncredibleHulk''. [[spoiler:And the ensuing [[WeAREStrugglingTogether Civil War]] was due to Zemo wanting to avenge his family who died in Sokovia, framing Comicbook/BuckyBarnes to ensure team-destroying in-fighting would happen.]] However, this trope is averted when the big hero fight does happen; the Avengers duke it out in an airport tarmac far from civilians, and collateral damage is relatively light. In context, Cap's team are trying to reach a Quinjet to fly to Siberia, and Tony's Avengers (not knowing the full story) come to stop them. From a writer standpoint, it's a ''much'' better option than having the heroes go at it in the middle of New York City.

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** This is a major plot point in ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar''. People are fed up with all the collateral damage the Avengers cause during their missions, so the governments of the world craft a series of laws called the Sokovia Accords to keep the heroes in line. Of course, the Avengers are criticized for the damage they caused to New York while fighting the Chitauri, but the fact that they were stopping an alien invasion that was trying to kill ''everyone they encountered'' (and that the Avengers prevented the World Security Council from [[NukeEm nuking]] the city) goes unmentioned. Likewise, General Ross conveniently fails to mention his own involvement in the Harlem incident during the events of ''Film/TheIncredibleHulk''. [[spoiler:And the ensuing [[WeAREStrugglingTogether Civil War]] was due to Zemo wanting to avenge his family who died in Sokovia, framing Comicbook/BuckyBarnes to ensure team-destroying in-fighting would happen.]] However, this trope is averted when the big hero fight does happen; happen: the Avengers duke it out in an airport tarmac far from civilians, and collateral damage is relatively light. In context, Cap's team are trying to reach a Quinjet to fly to Siberia, and Tony's Avengers (not knowing the full story) come to stop them. From a writer standpoint, it's a ''much'' better option than having the heroes go at it in the middle of New York City.
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