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31st Mar '17 8:56:00 PM mattthelurker
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* ''Film/Cyberbully2011'': "I CAN'T GET THE CAP OFF!"

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* ''Film/Cyberbully2011'': "I CAN'T GET THE CAP OFF!"After spending a large chunk of the film being, well, cyberbullied, Taylor tries to overdose on Tylenol. However, Taylor [[MemeticMutation can't get the cap off]], so her friend Samantha is able to arrive in time to stop her.
24th Mar '17 5:53:46 PM LauraFelice
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* The video for "You're Only Human (Second Wind)" by Music/BillyJoel begins with a depressed young man about to jump off a bridge when he is stopped by a gust of wind and an angel, played by Billy, playing a bit of "Piano Man" on the harmonica to get his attention. [[spoiler: Billy successfully saves the man in the end]]
11th Mar '17 11:46:31 AM Pichu-kun
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* ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'': In episode 37 [[spoiler: Anthy tries to kill herself by jumping off of a building but Utena saves her]].

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* ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'': In episode 37 [[spoiler: Anthy Anthy]] tries to kill herself by jumping off of a building but Utena [[spoiler:Utena]] saves her]].her.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic ''FanFic/{{Asylum}}'' Fluttershy has crippling social anxiety and is in an asylum. During Show And Tell one day she was convinced to bring one of her birds. The bird was startled and a pony hit it in panic. The bird died of its injuries. Fluttershy felt so terrible over the incident that she tried to kill herself, though she was caught before she bled out.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic ''FanFic/{{Asylum}}'' Fluttershy has crippling social anxiety and is in an asylum. During Show And Tell one day day, she was convinced to bring one of her birds. The bird was startled and a pony hit it in panic. The panic, causing the bird died to die of its injuries. Fluttershy felt so terrible over the incident that she tried to kill herself, though she was caught before she bled out.



* The ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10593518/1/Darkness-Burning Darkness Burning]]'' takes place in an AlternateUniverse where Elsa's parents didn't die. After reaching adulthood, her sister Anna ended up married and moved to another kingdom while Elsa stayed stuck in the same depressed state she was prior to her IAmBecomingSong. Elsa attempted suicide but was found by her parents. Afterwards Anna came back to see her and she wasn't allowed to be alone for weeks.

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* The ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10593518/1/Darkness-Burning Darkness Burning]]'' takes place in an AlternateUniverse where Elsa's and Anna's parents didn't die. After reaching adulthood, her sister Anna ended up married and moved to another kingdom kingdom, while Elsa stayed stuck in the same depressed state she was prior to her IAmBecomingSong. Elsa attempted suicide but was found by her parents. Afterwards Anna came back to see her and she Elsa wasn't allowed to be alone for weeks.weeks. [[spoiler:After learning the reason for her sisters' depression Anna [[CallingOutTheOldMan calls out her parents]] for causing it]].



* In ''LifeIsStrange'', one pivotal moment revolves around you arriving just in time to witness a suicide. Fortunately, your time-rewinding powers allow you to reverse it and try to talk them down. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, your powers fail just as the conversation begins, giving you only one chance to talk them down. It's very difficult to succeed, requiring a deep knowledge of the suicidal character that can only be gleamed from a thorough examination of their belongings.]]

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* In ''LifeIsStrange'', ''VideoGame/LifeIsStrange'', one pivotal moment revolves around you arriving just in time to witness a suicide. Fortunately, your time-rewinding powers allow you to reverse it and try to talk them down. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, your powers fail just as the conversation begins, giving you only one chance to talk them down. It's very difficult to succeed, requiring a deep knowledge of the suicidal character that can only be gleamed from a thorough examination of their belongings.]]]]
* Subverted in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild''. If you try to jump off a bridge while a NPC is nearby, they'll think Link is trying to kill himself and stop him.
-->''Hey! Don't be rash! You won't change the world by jumping carelessly to your doom, don't ya know!''



** In every world, [[spoiler:Rena]] attempted to slit her throat (wrists in the anime) after her parents' stressful divorce, an AttemptedRape on her, and her [[BatterUp subsequent rampage]] in her school. She does inflict mortal wounds however her father (nurses in the manga) caught her before she bled out. This is a part of her backstory.

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** In every world, [[spoiler:every world]], [[spoiler:Rena]] attempted to slit her throat (wrists in the anime) after her parents' stressful divorce, an AttemptedRape on her, and her [[BatterUp subsequent rampage]] in her school. She does inflict mortal wounds however her father (nurses in the manga) caught her before she bled out. This is a part of her backstory.
26th Feb '17 4:56:58 PM Andyroid
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* TheyMightBeGiants' "Memo To Human Resources" takes place after one of these, from the point-of-view of the interrupted.

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* TheyMightBeGiants' Music/TheyMightBeGiants' "Memo To Human Resources" takes place after one of these, from the point-of-view of the interrupted.interrupted.
-->''Then the people came to talk me down\\
And I got some advice\\
Then the people came to talk me down\\
But I don't need advice, I'm down''
19th Feb '17 4:48:42 AM jamespolk
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* ''The End'', a 1978 film starring Burt Reynolds as a self-centered man named Sonny who, after learning he is terminally ill, is determined to end his life, especially after getting little sympathy from others. Sonny's attempts to kill himself, however, all fail ... including in the climatic scene, where he attempts to drown himself in the middle of the ocean, only to change his mind at the last moment and bargain with God to let him live. Of course ... there's also some comic attempts by Sonny's deranged friend to kill him off, which also fail.

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* ''The End'', a 1978 film starring Burt Reynolds as a self-centered man named Sonny who, after learning he is terminally ill, is determined ''Film/MonOncleDAmerique'': Rene tries to end his life, especially after getting little sympathy from others. Sonny's attempts to kill himself, however, all fail ... including in the climatic scene, where he attempts to drown hang himself in the middle of the ocean, only to change but is saved when his mind at the last moment and bargain with God landlady enters his room to let tell him live. Of course ... there's also some comic attempts by Sonny's deranged friend to kill him off, which also fail.that his wife called.
16th Feb '17 6:40:32 PM FF32
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* In the Gingerbread House-chapter of ''RuleOfRose'' Jennifer walks in on Gregory with a gun on his temple. Considering all that happens later on, it might have been a good idea to leave him be, though whether he would have gone through with it anyway is hard to say.

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* In the Gingerbread House-chapter of ''RuleOfRose'' ''VideoGame/RuleOfRose'' Jennifer walks in on Gregory with a gun on his temple. Considering all that happens later on, it might have been a good idea to leave him be, though whether he would have gone through with it anyway is hard to say.
14th Feb '17 8:43:34 PM Mullon
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* In a very early GoldenAge ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' comic, Superman saved the life of a man who jumped off a bridge. He turned out to be a former champion boxer whose career had fallen apart when his crooked agent drugged him so that he would lose a title bout. Superman then spent the rest of the issue helping the man win back his title (And getting Clark Kent a promotion for his articles predicting the boxer's comeback).
* In ''ComicBook/AllStarSuperman'', Superman [[http://deemah122.tumblr.com/post/55953506713/overland-frost-youre-much-stronger-than-you goes to help a desperate teenage girl who's about to throw herself off a building]]. He hugs her and convinces her not to do so:

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* Franchise/{{Superman}} does this a lot when he's not TalkingDownTheSuicidal.
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In a very early GoldenAge ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' comic, Superman saved the life of a man who jumped off a bridge. He turned out to be a former champion boxer whose career had fallen apart when his crooked agent drugged him so that he would lose a title bout. Superman then spent the rest of the issue helping the man win back his title (And getting Clark Kent a promotion for his articles predicting the boxer's comeback).
* ** In ''ComicBook/AllStarSuperman'', Superman [[http://deemah122.tumblr.com/post/55953506713/overland-frost-youre-much-stronger-than-you goes to help a desperate teenage girl who's about to throw herself off a building]]. He hugs her and convinces her not to do so:



* ''ComicBook/SupermanSecretOrigin'': {{Subverted|Trope}}; After a nasty moment with Luthor, Superman comes up to the ''Daily Planet'' roof and finds ComicBook/JimmyOlsen standing on the edge, his head down. Supes flies toward him, shouting, "Don't jump!" but then finds out that Jimmy ''wasn't'' planning on jumping; he was just saying a final, depressed goodbye to Metropolis before his planned departure.

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* ** ''ComicBook/SupermanSecretOrigin'': {{Subverted|Trope}}; After a nasty moment with Luthor, Superman comes up to the ''Daily Planet'' roof and finds ComicBook/JimmyOlsen standing on the edge, his head down. Supes flies toward him, shouting, "Don't jump!" but then finds out that Jimmy ''wasn't'' planning on jumping; he was just saying a final, depressed goodbye to Metropolis before his planned departure.departure.
** In ''ComicBook/TheManOfSteel'' Bizarro saves Lucy Lane's life when she decides she can't stand being blind anymore. This is before Bizarro's CloneDegeneration fully set in.
** In ''ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica'' the Superman from ''ComicBook/KingdomCome'' saves a girl (who looks an awful lot like the ''All-Star Superman'' girl) after she deliberately walks off a roof.
-->"Giving up never helped anyone, miss. Trust me on that."
8th Feb '17 3:00:20 AM jormis29
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* ''Film/{{Cyberbully}}'': "I CAN'T GET THE CAP OFF!"

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* ''Film/{{Cyberbully}}'': ''Film/Cyberbully2011'': "I CAN'T GET THE CAP OFF!"
5th Feb '17 2:12:24 PM Dcoetzee
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* In ''LifeIsStrange'', one pivotal moment revolves around you arriving just in time to witness a suicide. Fortunately, your time-rewinding powers allow you to reverse it and try to talk them down. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, your powers fail just as the conversation begins, giving you only one chance to talk them down. It's very difficult to succeed.]]

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* In ''LifeIsStrange'', one pivotal moment revolves around you arriving just in time to witness a suicide. Fortunately, your time-rewinding powers allow you to reverse it and try to talk them down. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, your powers fail just as the conversation begins, giving you only one chance to talk them down. It's very difficult to succeed.succeed, requiring a deep knowledge of the suicidal character that can only be gleamed from a thorough examination of their belongings.]]
5th Feb '17 12:12:39 PM Rodrigokun
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'', Cotton attempts suicide because he feels he can no longer provide for his family, just as he's pointed the barrel at his temple and is about to pull the trigger his wife Didi interrupts him by telling him he needs to take care of their baby too, he sets the gun on the floor and realizes that G.H. needs him so he can provide for him, we then see him pick up the gun at this point Hank arrives and tries to talk him out of it and hears a shot he bursts through the door and finds Cotton slumped over seemingly dead but as it turns out he put the gun in G.H.'s hands and pulled the trigger to shoot a mattress.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'', Cotton attempts suicide because he feels he can no longer provide for his family, just family. Just as he's pointed the barrel at his temple and is about to pull the trigger his wife Didi interrupts him by telling him he needs to take care of their baby too, too; he sets the gun on the floor and realizes that G.H. needs him so he can provide for him, we him. We then see him pick up the gun gun; at this point Hank arrives and tries to talk him out of it and hears a shot he shot. He bursts through the door and finds Cotton slumped over seemingly dead but as it turns out he put the gun in G.H.'s hands and pulled the trigger to shoot a mattress.
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