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7th Mar '17 5:51:12 AM Hanz
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* The Sith Rule of Two is violated in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'': it starts simply with Dooku taking Ventress as an assassin/pseudo-apprentice, and then trying to take her out when Palapatine realizes she might become too strong, then Ventress creating her own "apprentice" in Savage Opress to try and get rid of Dooku, and then Opress betraying both Ventress and Dooku and then teaming up with [[spoiler:a not actually dead Dearth Maul]]. Palaptine is forced to step in personally to cut the numbers back down to manageable levels [[spoiler: by killing Maul and Opress]], and Ventress goes into hiding.

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* The Sith Rule of Two is violated in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'': it starts simply with Dooku taking Ventress as an assassin/pseudo-apprentice, and then trying to take her out when Palapatine realizes she might become too strong, then Ventress creating her own "apprentice" in Savage Opress to try and get rid of Dooku, and then Opress betraying both Ventress and Dooku and then teaming up with [[spoiler:a not actually dead Dearth Maul]]. Palaptine is forced to step in personally to cut the numbers back down to manageable levels [[spoiler: by killing Maul and Opress]], and Ventress goes into hiding.
5th Mar '17 9:43:00 AM NineballCirno
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* Technically happened to Prince Dipendra, perpetrator of the 2001 {{Nepal}} royal massacre -- after murdering his father (the King), his mother (the Queen), and several relatives, he shot himself -- as he lay in a coma in hospital, he was technically King of Nepal. He died after a three-day "reign".

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* Technically happened to Prince Dipendra, perpetrator of the 2001 {{Nepal}} UsefulNotes/{{Nepal}} royal massacre -- after murdering his father (the King), his mother (the Queen), and several relatives, he shot himself -- as he lay in a coma in hospital, he was technically King of Nepal. He died after a three-day "reign".
25th Feb '17 8:49:05 PM eowynjedi
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* It's mentioned in ''Literature/HoratioHornblower'' that while there are a handful of duels throughout the series, it's illegal for a junior to challenge an immediate superior to avoid this rather obvious problem.



*** In one episode, Dax explains the intricacies after hearing O'Brien and Bashir talk about the trope, canonizing the caveats previously established in the Expanded Universe. Only a direct subordinate can make the challenge, and only after a severe infraction (cowardice, extreme failure, dereliction of duty).

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*** In one episode, Dax explains the intricacies after hearing O'Brien and Bashir talk about the trope, canonizing the caveats previously established in the Expanded Universe. Only a direct subordinate can make the challenge, and only after a severe infraction (cowardice, extreme failure, dereliction of duty). In the same episode, Worf challenges Martok for fleeing the Jem'hadar. It's a ploy not unlike Riker's, as Martok had been badly affected by his experience as a Dominion prisoner--being challenged and defeating Worf restores Martok's fighting spirit and that of the demoralized crew. Once he realizes that Worf was trying to help him, Martok declares him a sworn brother of his House.
13th Feb '17 3:55:35 PM dmcreif
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* In Series/TheWestWing episode "Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics", it becomes necessary for political reasons to remove the ambassador to Bulgaria. (He's having an affair with the Prime Minister's daughter.) To remove him requires a sequence in which the ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia is promoted to be ambassador to Paraguay, so that the ambassador to Paraguay can be promoted to be the ambassador to Bulgaria, easing out the troublemaker. President Bartlett is quite keen on the plan because, as he comments, "Hey, I like this. Of course, if everybody keeps moving up one, then I get to go home."

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* In Series/TheWestWing ''Series/TheWestWing'' episode "Lies, "[[LiesDamnedLiesAndStatistics Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics", Statistics]]", it becomes necessary for political reasons to remove the ambassador to Bulgaria. (He's having an affair with the Prime Minister's daughter.) To remove him requires a sequence in which the ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia is promoted to be ambassador to Paraguay, so that the ambassador to Paraguay can be promoted to be the ambassador to Bulgaria, easing out the troublemaker. President Bartlett is quite keen on the plan because, as he comments, "Hey, I like this. Of course, if everybody keeps moving up one, then I get to go home."


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* Attempted in ''Series/LukeCage2016''. After Shades becomes a liability by questioning him a few times too many, Willis "Diamondback" Stryker decides to have him removed. So he promises Zip an opening in his gang, which he will fulfill by killing Shades. Diamondback then has Shades bailed out of police custody. Zip and two of Diamondback's new hires pick up Shades and haul him into a freight elevator, at which point [[TooDumbToLive Zip decides to try strangling Shades while his two henchmen stand by and do nothing]]. Shades manages to grab a gun, kills both of Zip's men, and then Zip himself.
9th Feb '17 6:43:31 AM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Daario Naharis kills his captains to take control of the Second Sons.
** House Bolton and House Frey betray their liege lords to seize their former titles.
6th Feb '17 7:03:45 AM kyojikasshu
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%%*** All of this gets more complicated if you include the UK comics and a time-traveling Galvatron.

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%%*** All of this gets more ** The Marvel UK series complicated if you include things further, thanks to its post-[[WesternAnimation/TheTransformersTheMovie Movie]] future timeline, the UK comics Galvatron from that timeline traveling to the present day of the comics, and a time-traveling Galvatron.featuring several Decepticon leaders on Cybertron jockeying for position and getting killed off.
6th Feb '17 6:38:08 AM kyojikasshu
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** Scorponok, a powerful Decepticon leader in his own right, arrives on Earth after ''that'' and jockeys for supremacy with Ratbat. Scorponok eventually shoots Ratbat in the back and assumes full command of the Decepticons.
** Scorponok fends off assassination attempts by Megatron, Starscream and Shockwave, only to bite it fighting Unicron. Bludgeon, up until now a basic grunt, assumes command because none of the other Decepticons around are qualified for the job.

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** Scorponok, a powerful Decepticon leader in his own right, arrives on Earth after ''that'' around that time and jockeys operates independently for a bit, eventually jockeying for supremacy with Ratbat. Scorponok eventually shoots Ratbat in the back and assumes full command of the Decepticons.
Decepticons on Earth.
** Back on Cybertron, Megatron eventually returned and reclaimed command of the Decepticons there. After Ratchet caught him in an exploding transdimensional portal, Thunderwing assumed command.
** Scorponok fends off assassination attempts by Megatron, Starscream and Shockwave, only to bite it fighting Unicron. In addition, Thunderwing (who'd been MIA since he'd stolen the Creation Matrix) was killed by Unicron as well. Bludgeon, up until now a basic grunt, assumes command because none of Megatron, Starscream and Shockwave are all MIA, and no one else left on Cybertron is qualified. (Shockwave and Starscream decided to steal the other Decepticons around are qualified for Ark and leave the job.dying planet, inadvertently taking Megatron with them.)
4th Feb '17 6:37:52 AM Ccook1956
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* ''DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines'': In "Who's Who?," Klunk takes command of Vulture Squadron when Dick Dastardly gets amnesia.
30th Jan '17 4:55:08 AM Ccook1956
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** The fifth Doctor does become President of Gallifrey by default at the end of ''The Five Doctors'' when Borusa's quest for immortality isn't what anyone (except the first Doctor) thought it would be. Of course, the Doctor runs off in his TARDIS...again.

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** The fifth Doctor does become President of Gallifrey by default at the end of ''The Five Doctors'' when Borusa's quest for immortality isn't what anyone (except the first Doctor) thought it would be. Of course, [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere the Doctor runs off in his TARDIS...again.]]
30th Jan '17 4:54:22 AM Ccook1956
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** The fifth Doctor does become President of Gallifrey by default at the end of ''The Five Doctors'' when Borusa's quest for immortality isn't what anyone (except the first Doctor) thought it would be. Of course, the Doctor runs off in his TARDIS...again.
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