History Main / JumpingOnAGrenade

23rd Oct '15 5:36:49 AM SAMAS
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** Ogryn (Ogre IN SPACE) Nork Dedog saved his commander in this fashion, by jumping on a live grenade (and the enemy grenadier holding it) before it went off. His bulk completely contained the explosion, and being MadeOfIron he only gave passing curiosity to his wound.
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** Ogryn (Ogre IN SPACE) Nork Dedog Deddogg saved his commander in this fashion, by jumping on a live grenade (and the enemy grenadier holding it) before it went off. His bulk completely contained the explosion, and being MadeOfIron he only gave passing curiosity to his wound.wound(indeed, Deddogg is one of the few characters in the game to manage to die of ''old age''.).
14th Oct '15 3:19:26 AM foxley
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* ''Literature/ClockworkCentury'': In ''Dreadnought'', Fenwick is killed when he jumps on a concussion bomb the Confederate raiders manage to throw on to the train.
8th Oct '15 7:10:26 PM nombretomado
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* Played with in ''Comcibook/ThePulse''; Spider-Man and LukeCage have to get rid of some of the Green Goblin's pumpkin-bombs. Spidey webs his high into the air, but Luke manages to contain the blast in his hands with the only damage being to his clothing.
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* Played with in ''Comcibook/ThePulse''; ''Comicbook/ThePulse''; Spider-Man and LukeCage ComicBook/{{Luke Cage|HeroForHire}} have to get rid of some of the Green Goblin's pumpkin-bombs. Spidey webs his high into the air, but Luke manages to contain the blast in his hands with the only damage being to his clothing.
3rd Oct '15 5:24:12 PM cosmo359
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* In ''Series/NightAndDay'', Steph McKenzie heroically does this following a tense confessional with a suicidal Duncan Harper at the vicarage. The grenade doesn't go off.
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* In ''Series/NightAndDay'', Steph McKenzie [=McKenzie=] heroically does this following a tense confessional with a suicidal Duncan Harper at the vicarage. The grenade doesn't go off.
3rd Oct '15 5:23:27 PM cosmo359
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* In ''Series/NightAndDay'', Steph McKenzie heroically does this following a tense confessional with a suicidal Duncan Harper at the vicarage. The grenade doesn't go off.
6th Sep '15 1:29:07 PM Quanyails
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** Jack Lucas did this twice at seventeen because he lied about his age to fight in World War 2. ]] He survived and earned the Medal of Honor, the youngest Marine to earn it.
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** Jack Lucas did this twice at seventeen because he lied about his age to fight in World War 2. ]] He survived and earned the Medal of Honor, the youngest Marine to earn it.
29th Aug '15 8:34:47 PM nombretomado
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* Occurs in ''Film/{{Hobgoblins}}'' as part of a soldier's action-carnage-glory hallucination caused by the titular critters. Because the movie's of ''MST3K'' quality, the frag grenade somehow sets him on fire and lets him stagger around for a bit before collapsing... and at the end he [[UnexplainedRecovery miraculously recovers]] with nothing but a few bandages and some crutches to show for his ordeal.
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* Occurs in ''Film/{{Hobgoblins}}'' as part of a soldier's action-carnage-glory hallucination caused by the titular critters. Because the movie's of ''MST3K'' ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]]'' quality, the frag grenade somehow sets him on fire and lets him stagger around for a bit before collapsing... and at the end he [[UnexplainedRecovery miraculously recovers]] with nothing but a few bandages and some crutches to show for his ordeal.
28th Aug '15 5:48:54 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied in an episode of ''Main/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' where Professor Bobo throws not himself, but someone else (Observer/Brain Guy) on a grenade to protect Pearl. Fortunately for Brain Guy, his people have evolved beyond bodies, so he's not even hurt.
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* Parodied in an episode of ''Main/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' ''Main/Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' where Professor Bobo throws not himself, but someone else (Observer/Brain Guy) on a grenade to protect Pearl. Fortunately for Brain Guy, his people have evolved beyond bodies, so he's not even hurt.
5th Aug '15 12:14:37 AM SSgt_LuLZ
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* in ''Film/ActOfValor'', Lt. Rorke does this to save his SEAL team, as the grenade is dropped from overhead into the middle of the team, and there's no cover for them to reach.
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* in In ''Film/ActOfValor'', Lt. Rorke does this to save his SEAL team, as the grenade is dropped from overhead into the middle of the team, and there's no cover for them to reach.reach. * During the ActionPrologue of ''Film/AhBoysToMen'', a dying OPFOR soldier [[TakingYouWithMe releases a grenade in a room full of cowering civilians]]. A nearby [[UsefulNotes/SingaporeansWithStealthFrigates Singaporean infantryman]] heroically dives over it, getting killed in the process..... [[spoiler:only said soldier was actually the player character of a video game simulation.]]
29th Jul '15 7:27:10 AM Prfnoff
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' episode "Plague of the Prototypes!", G.I. Robot saves Batman and Easy Company by jumping on top of a landmine while storming the beaches on D-Day.
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' episode "Plague of the Prototypes!", G.I. Robot saves Batman and Easy Company by jumping on top of a landmine while storming the beaches StormingTheBeaches on D-Day.
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