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26th Jun '17 12:24:14 AM Vir
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* Captain Stickybeard from ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' has a candy cane as Hook Hand. He also has an eyepatch and a peg-leg; this guy pretty much has ''every'' pirate stereotype.

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* Captain Stickybeard from ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' has a candy cane as a Hook Hand. He also has an eyepatch and a peg-leg; this guy pretty much has ''every'' pirate stereotype.
3rd May '17 3:44:26 PM darkemyst
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* In ''Comicbook/RedRobin'' the member of the 7 Men of Death Tim decides to take for questioning has a missing hand replaced with a hook.
3rd May '17 7:29:42 AM StFan
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* In the ''Manga/{{Area 88}}'' manga and OVA, Campbell has a hook hand. Surprisingly, it doesn't impact his ability to pilot aircraft.

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* In the ''Manga/{{Area 88}}'' ''Manga/Area88'' manga and OVA, Campbell has a hook hand. Surprisingly, it doesn't impact his ability to pilot aircraft.



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* In the ''AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho'' audio adventure "[[Recap/BigFinishDoctorWho043DoctorWhoAndThePirates Doctor Who and the Pirates]]", Evelyn initially claims that Red Jasper has two hooks for hands. When Sally points out he would not be able to fire a pistol, Evelyn admits she was embellishing, but it is not clear if Jasper has one hook or none.
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-->'''Davey Stone:''' I wonder if that guy ever wiped his ass with the wrong hand?
-->'''Tom Baltezor:''' Yes.

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-->'''Davey Stone:''' I wonder if that guy ever wiped his ass with the wrong hand?
-->'''Tom
hand?\\
'''Tom
Baltezor:''' Yes.



* Homer Parrish in ''Film/TheBestYearsOfOurLives'' - played in the film by a real double amputee

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* Homer Parrish in ''Film/TheBestYearsOfOurLives'' - -- played in the film by a real double amputeeamputee.



* Calibos in ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans1981''. After Perseus cuts off his left hand, it is replaced by a short trident.



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* In the ''AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho'' audio adventure "[[Recap/BigFinishDoctorWho043DoctorWhoAndThePirates Doctor Who and the Pirates]]", Evelyn initially claims that Red Jasper has two hooks for hands. When Sally points out he would not be able to fire a pistol, Evelyn admits she was embellishing, but it is not clear if Jasper has one hook or none.
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* Dr. Hutchison from ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''. The hook is extremely prominent, and she uses it to scratch something to announce herself, but she is generally a friendly warm person. However, this just accentuates her StepfordSmiler characteristics, and the viewer is constantly sure she's gonna start killing everyone. According to the creator, the hook was due to the fact that they were [[ExecutiveMeddling told by executives]] that they needed a [[AffirmativeActionGirl female character with a good hook]]. They decided to take that a bit more literally than intended.

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* ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife'':
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Dr. Hutchison from ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''.Hutchison. The hook is extremely prominent, and she uses it to scratch something to announce herself, but she is generally a friendly warm person. However, this just accentuates her StepfordSmiler characteristics, and the viewer is constantly sure she's gonna start killing everyone. According to the creator, the hook was due to the fact that they were [[ExecutiveMeddling told by executives]] that they needed a [[AffirmativeActionGirl female character with a good hook]]. They decided to take that a bit more literally than intended.



'''[=LaFoot=]:''' (''deadpan'') [[NeverHeardThatOneBefore Very, very carefully]].

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'''[=LaFoot=]:''' (''deadpan'') ''[deadpan]'' [[NeverHeardThatOneBefore Very, very carefully]].
2nd May '17 12:43:05 PM darkemyst
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* This was parodied in the first issue of ''ComicBook/YoungJustice'', where Comicbook/{{Robin}} has a nightmare about his hand being eaten by cockroaches and being replaced by a batarang hook thing. SelfDeprecatingHumor at work -- Creator/PeterDavid wrote both ''Aquaman'' when the hook was first introduced and ''Young Justice''. The other two characters' nightmares were ComicBook/{{Superboy}}'s jacket becoming fiery wings (David's ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'') and [[ComicBook/TheFlash Impulse]] ricocheting from one unbalanced personality to another, before snarling "[[HulkSpeak Impulse FLASH!]]" (David's ''ComicBook/IncredibleHulk'').

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* This was parodied in the first issue of ''ComicBook/YoungJustice'', where Comicbook/{{Robin}} [[Comicbook/RobinSeries Robin]] has a nightmare about his hand being eaten by cockroaches and being replaced by a batarang hook thing. SelfDeprecatingHumor at work -- Creator/PeterDavid wrote both ''Aquaman'' when the hook was first introduced and ''Young Justice''. The other two characters' nightmares were ComicBook/{{Superboy}}'s jacket becoming fiery wings (David's ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'') and [[ComicBook/TheFlash Impulse]] ricocheting from one unbalanced personality to another, before snarling "[[HulkSpeak Impulse FLASH!]]" (David's ''ComicBook/IncredibleHulk'').
5th Apr '17 2:04:26 AM Vir
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A character replaces their hand with a hook or similar object. [[PeterPan Bonus points if a crocodile is somehow involved.]]

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A character replaces their hand with a hook or similar object. [[PeterPan [[Disney/PeterPan Bonus points if a crocodile is somehow involved.]]



* Dr. Hutchison from ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''. The hook is extremely prominent, and she uses it to scratch something to announce herself, but she is generally a friendly warm person. However, this just accentuates her StepfordSmiler characteristics, and the viewer is constantly sure she's gonna start killing everyone. (According to the creator, the hook was due to the fact that they were [[ExecutiveMeddling told by executives]] that they needed a [[AffirmativeActionGirl female character with a good hook]]. They decided to take that a bit more literally than intended.)

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* Dr. Hutchison from ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''. The hook is extremely prominent, and she uses it to scratch something to announce herself, but she is generally a friendly warm person. However, this just accentuates her StepfordSmiler characteristics, and the viewer is constantly sure she's gonna start killing everyone. (According According to the creator, the hook was due to the fact that they were [[ExecutiveMeddling told by executives]] that they needed a [[AffirmativeActionGirl female character with a good hook]]. They decided to take that a bit more literally than intended.)



* Captain Stickybeard from ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' has a candy cane as Hook Hand. (He also has an eyepatch and a peg-leg; this guy pretty much has ''every'' pirate stereotype.)

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* Captain Stickybeard from ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' has a candy cane as Hook Hand. (He He also has an eyepatch and a peg-leg; this guy pretty much has ''every'' pirate stereotype.)
5th Apr '17 2:01:28 AM Vir
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* Dr. Hutchison from ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''. The hook is extremely prominent, and she uses it to scratch someting to announce herself, but she is generally a friendly warm person. However, this just accentuates her StepfordSmiler characteristics, and the viewer is constantly sure she's gonna start killing everyone. (According to the creator, the hook was due to the fact that they were [[ExecutiveMeddling told by executives]] that they needed a [[AffirmativeActionGirl female character with a good hook]]. They decided to take that a bit more literally than intended.)
** Hutchison's mother has hooks instead of hands. And Hutchison's daughter is ''born'' with a hook hand.

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* Dr. Hutchison from ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''. The hook is extremely prominent, and she uses it to scratch someting something to announce herself, but she is generally a friendly warm person. However, this just accentuates her StepfordSmiler characteristics, and the viewer is constantly sure she's gonna start killing everyone. (According to the creator, the hook was due to the fact that they were [[ExecutiveMeddling told by executives]] that they needed a [[AffirmativeActionGirl female character with a good hook]]. They decided to take that a bit more literally than intended.)
** Hutchison's mother has hooks instead of hands. And Hutchison's daughter is ''born'' ''[[RuleOfFunny born]]'' [[RuleOfFunny with a hook hand.hand]].



* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' features an episode concerning the campers chased by "The Escaped Psycho Killer with a Chainsaw and a Hook" ([[RunningGag always referred to]] by his full title).

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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Island'' features an episode concerning the campers chased by "The Escaped Psycho Killer with a Chainsaw and a Hook" ([[RunningGag always referred to]] by his full title).
22nd Jan '17 6:29:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* One NPC you meet in the Frogwares game ''Franchise/SherlockHolmes: [[CthulhuMythos The Awakened]]'' is an utterly miserable guy with one of them. The punchline to his sordid story is the one time he had to go to the toilet.... You get to help him by delivering a prosthetic instead, because you need the hook to solve a puzzle. It's that kind of game.

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* One NPC you meet in the Frogwares game ''Franchise/SherlockHolmes: [[CthulhuMythos [[Franchise/CthulhuMythos The Awakened]]'' is an utterly miserable guy with one of them. The punchline to his sordid story is the one time he had to go to the toilet.... You get to help him by delivering a prosthetic instead, because you need the hook to solve a puzzle. It's that kind of game.
10th Jan '17 6:43:51 PM nombretomado
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* The kidnapper from the "The Basement" series of LoadingReadyRun videos has no hands. He replaced one with an axe; thus the character acquired the nickname Axe Hand.

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* The kidnapper from the "The Basement" series of LoadingReadyRun WebVideo/LoadingReadyRun videos has no hands. He replaced one with an axe; thus the character acquired the nickname Axe Hand.
28th Dec '16 3:37:44 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/{{Witchblade}}'': A killer who targets fashion models has a prosphetic hook in place of his right hand. [[spoiler:This is because he once tried to wield the Witchblade, which dessicated his arm as punishment since it only accepts female bearers.]]
28th Nov '16 2:05:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the JulesVerne novels ''Literature/FromTheEarthToTheMoon'' and ''The Purchase of the North Pole'', veteran artilleryman, engineer and mathematician J.T. Maston has a hook (with fittings for a pen or a chalk) for the right hand and a guttapercha skullcap to cover a horrible scar in the head. His wounds are explained as the result of him designing a giant mortar during the UsefulNotes/AmericanCivilWar, which exploded at the first test shot, killing more than 300 men [[HoistByHisOwnPetard and disabling even more including him]].

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* In the JulesVerne Creator/JulesVerne novels ''Literature/FromTheEarthToTheMoon'' and ''The Purchase of the North Pole'', veteran artilleryman, engineer and mathematician J.T. Maston has a hook (with fittings for a pen or a chalk) for the right hand and a guttapercha skullcap to cover a horrible scar in the head. His wounds are explained as the result of him designing a giant mortar during the UsefulNotes/AmericanCivilWar, which exploded at the first test shot, killing more than 300 men [[HoistByHisOwnPetard and disabling even more including him]].
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