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3rd Jul '16 6:10:36 PM nombretomado
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* Used in the ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' on-line animations, which made good use of "stylized" LimitedAnimation.

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* Used in the ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' on-line animations, which made good use of "stylized" LimitedAnimation.
30th Jun '16 8:29:08 AM WildKatGirl
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* There is a principle in fluid dynamics called 'cavitation'. When impacts occur at extremely high speed underwater, a flash of light as well as sound and heat can be produced, as seen [[http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/77 here]], in the 'Strike at 20,000 fps' section. It's 11 minutes in. A cooler example would be the pistol shrimp shown [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeFUO2F7Gvw here]], which uses the same principles of cavitation you just mentioned, but can do it naturally.

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* There is a principle in fluid dynamics called 'cavitation'. When impacts occur at extremely high speed underwater, a flash of light as well as sound and heat can be produced, as seen [[http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/77 here]], in the 'Strike at 20,000 fps' section. It's 11 minutes in. A cooler example would be the pistol shrimp shown [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeFUO2F7Gvw here]], which uses the same principles of cavitation you just mentioned, but can do it naturally.
11th May '16 3:26:47 PM Chadius
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* The linked video above is from ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman''.
** For context, she was a plant clone made by Poison Ivy.

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* The linked video above is from ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman''.
** For context, she was
Batman [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8LcKev4k1Q punches a plant clone made by Poison Ivy.in the shape of old woman]] in ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman''. It's a simple white flash done to swap models between the woman and plant creature.
5th May '16 6:44:24 AM Kitch
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** The English dub will add additional hit flashes for TV airing, but will remove them for DVD and online releases.
22nd Apr '16 4:16:08 PM TheJayman49
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* Similar to the ''Family Guy'' one above, ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhostCoastToCoast'' also did this in an episode that parodied Batman, where Space Ghost would "get a word" every time he shot something with his powerbands.

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* Similar to the ''Family Guy'' one above, ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhostCoastToCoast'' also did parodied this in an episode that also parodied Batman, where Space Ghost would "get a word" every time he shot something with his powerbands.
22nd Apr '16 4:15:12 PM TheJayman49
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* Similar to the ''Family Guy'' one above, ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhostCoastToCoast'' also did this in an episode that parodied Batman, where Space Ghost would "get a word" every time he shot something with his powerbands.
8th Apr '16 3:06:50 AM Morgenthaler
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* Used in an unusual scene in the 1983 Lou Ferrigno film ''Film/{{Hercules}}'', where the title character fights a bear. When Hercules punches the bear from the POV of the animal, his fist flies towards the camera repeatedly, and each time, strange strobe lights flash and lasers sound, due to the cheap FX used in the low-budget film. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqMfxmzVd28]]

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* Used in an unusual scene in the 1983 Lou Ferrigno film ''Film/{{Hercules}}'', ''Film/{{Hercules 1983}}'', where the title character fights a bear. When Hercules punches the bear from the POV of the animal, his fist flies towards the camera repeatedly, and each time, strange strobe lights flash and lasers sound, due to the cheap FX used in the low-budget film. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqMfxmzVd28]]
27th Mar '16 8:27:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* Occurs at least twice in Ryuhei Kitamura's film ''Versus''. The most noticeable example is that of a crook who goes into hysterics and is becalmed by a pistol-whip from his partner.
* The Christian-themed, possibly-fake, and terminally-Canadian movie ''The Rev'' had a habit of slowing the scene to a freeze, fading to black, and jumping to the next action with no fade-in. It's as if they sat around and asked "What is the most noticeable way we can think of to avoid showing violence?"

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* Occurs at least twice in Ryuhei Kitamura's film ''Versus''.''Film/{{Versus}}''. The most noticeable example is that of a crook who goes into hysterics and is becalmed by a pistol-whip from his partner.
* The Christian-themed, possibly-fake, and terminally-Canadian movie ''The Rev'' ''Film/TheRev'' had a habit of slowing the scene to a freeze, fading to black, and jumping to the next action with no fade-in. It's as if they sat around and asked "What is the most noticeable way we can think of to avoid showing violence?"
27th Mar '16 8:26:47 AM Morgenthaler
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[[folder:Film]]
* Occurs at least twice in Ryuhei Kitamura's film ''Versus''. The most noticeable example is that of a crook who goes into hysterics and is becalmed by a pistol-whip from his partner.
* The Christian-themed, possibly-fake, and terminally-Canadian movie ''The Rev'' had a habit of slowing the scene to a freeze, fading to black, and jumping to the next action with no fade-in. It's as if they sat around and asked "What is the most noticeable way we can think of to avoid showing violence?"
* Happened in ''Film/TheIncredibleHulk''. When Blonsky hit Spars in the face with a chair, the POV was hers and there was a split second of blinding white.
* Used during Wez's fatal headbutt attack in ''Film/TheRoadWarrior''. Not exactly censoring anything, since it shows the limp body being thrown over the wall immediately afterwards.

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[[folder:Film]]
* Occurs at least twice in Ryuhei Kitamura's film ''Versus''. The most noticeable example is that of a crook who goes into hysterics and is becalmed by a pistol-whip from his partner.
* The Christian-themed, possibly-fake, and terminally-Canadian movie ''The Rev'' had a habit of slowing the scene to a freeze, fading to black, and jumping to the next action with no fade-in. It's as if they sat around and asked "What is the most noticeable way we can think of to avoid showing violence?"
* Happened in ''Film/TheIncredibleHulk''. When Blonsky hit Spars in the face with a chair, the POV was hers and there was a split second of blinding white.
* Used during Wez's fatal headbutt attack in ''Film/TheRoadWarrior''. Not exactly censoring anything, since it shows the limp body being thrown over the wall immediately afterwards.
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* Used in an unusual scene in the 1983 Lou Ferrigno film ''Film/{{Hercules}}'', where the title character fights a bear. When Hercules punches the bear from the POV of the animal, his fist flies towards the camera repeatedly, and each time, strange strobe lights flash and lasers sound, due to the cheap FX used in the low-budget film. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqMfxmzVd28]]
* In the [[Creator/AlfredHitchcock Hitchcock]] film ''Film/{{Spellbound}}'', [[spoiler: a character commits suicide. Filmed from his point-of-view, the gun is pointed at the camera, and a bright red flash is seen in the otherwise black & white film. Some copies don't bother preserving this...]]

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* In the edited version of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'', flashes were added to all the fight scenes. They were removed for the later PG-13 version.
* Used in an unusual scene in the 1983 Lou Ferrigno film ''Film/{{Hercules}}'', where the title character fights a bear. When Hercules punches the bear from the POV of the animal, his fist flies towards the camera repeatedly, and each time, strange strobe lights flash and lasers sound, due to the cheap FX used in the low-budget film. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqMfxmzVd28]]
* In the [[Creator/AlfredHitchcock Hitchcock]] film ''Film/{{Spellbound}}'', [[spoiler: a character commits suicide. Filmed from his point-of-view, the gun is pointed at the camera, and a bright red flash is seen in the otherwise black & white film. Some copies don't bother preserving this...]]
''WesternAnimation/MickeyDonaldGoofyTheThreeMusketeers'', when [[VillainWithGoodPublicity Pete]] knocks Mickey out.



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* Occurs at least twice in Ryuhei Kitamura's film ''Versus''. The most noticeable example is that of a crook who goes into hysterics and is becalmed by a pistol-whip from his partner.
* The Christian-themed, possibly-fake, and terminally-Canadian movie ''The Rev'' had a habit of slowing the scene to a freeze, fading to black, and jumping to the next action with no fade-in. It's as if they sat around and asked "What is the most noticeable way we can think of to avoid showing violence?"
* Happened in ''Film/TheIncredibleHulk''. When Blonsky hit Spars in the face with a chair, the POV was hers and there was a split second of blinding white.
* Used during Wez's fatal headbutt attack in ''Film/TheRoadWarrior''. Not exactly censoring anything, since it shows the limp body being thrown over the wall immediately afterwards.
* Used in an unusual scene in the 1983 Lou Ferrigno film ''Film/{{Hercules}}'', where the title character fights a bear. When Hercules punches the bear from the POV of the animal, his fist flies towards the camera repeatedly, and each time, strange strobe lights flash and lasers sound, due to the cheap FX used in the low-budget film. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqMfxmzVd28]]
* In the [[Creator/AlfredHitchcock Hitchcock]] film ''Film/{{Spellbound}}'', [[spoiler: a character commits suicide. Filmed from his point-of-view, the gun is pointed at the camera, and a bright red flash is seen in the otherwise black & white film. Some copies don't bother preserving this...]]
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** In the edited version of BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker flashes were added to all the fight scenes. They were removed for the later PG-13 version.



* Used in ''MickeyDonaldGoofyTheThreeMusketeers'', when [[VillainWithGoodPublicity Pete]] knocks Mickey out.
27th Mar '16 8:23:42 AM Morgenthaler
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** Also parodied in an episode of ''TheSimpsons'', in the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kguIY09YjUc "campy Seventies version"]] of [[CaptainErsatz Radioactive Man]], complete with even more nonsensical descriptive words like "MINT!", "POOO!" and "NEWT!"


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* Parodied in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', in the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kguIY09YjUc "campy Seventies version"]] of [[CaptainErsatz Radioactive Man]], complete with even more nonsensical descriptive words like "MINT!", "POOO!" and "NEWT!"
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