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1st Jul '17 2:20:21 PM Prometheus117
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* In ''Series/BurnNotice'', Michael in his voice-over notes that even a well-placed kick right beneath the knee will cripple most opponents, who in turn can make useful {{Improvised Weapon}}s when out of other options.
27th May '17 6:07:34 PM darkemyst
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* Impulse is once shot in the knee-cap by Deathstroke in ''ComicBook/TeenTitans''. And, given the accelerated healing abilities of [[ComicBook/TheFlash The Flash Family]], the doctors in the ER have to ''re-break it repeatedly'' because it keeps healing automatically but incorrectly.

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* Impulse ComicBook/{{Impulse}} is once shot in the knee-cap by Deathstroke in ''ComicBook/TeenTitans''. And, given the accelerated healing abilities of [[ComicBook/TheFlash The Flash Family]], he immediately burns through any painkillers and the doctors in the ER have to ''re-break it repeatedly'' because it keeps healing automatically but incorrectly.
25th May '17 11:15:31 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' episode "Parents' Day", a jousting match takes place between Arnold's grandfather Phil and Helga's father Bob. Helga, conspiring to make Arnold's family win after her dad [[BerserkButton calls Arnold an orphan]], secretly tells Phil to go for her dad's knees due to how stressed they are. Phil proceeds to swipe at Bob's knees, with Bob dodging the first time only to get sweeped into the gelatin below the second time, rendering Phil the winner.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' episode "Parents' Day", a jousting match takes place between Arnold's grandfather Phil and Helga's father Bob. Helga, conspiring to make Arnold's family win after her dad [[BerserkButton [[TraumaButton calls Arnold an orphan]], secretly tells Phil to go for her dad's knees due to how stressed they are. Phil proceeds to swipe at Bob's knees, with Bob dodging the first time only to get sweeped into the gelatin below the second time, rendering Phil the winner.
25th May '17 11:14:48 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' episode "Parents' Day", a jousting match takes place between Arnold's grandfather Phil and Helga's father Bob. Helga, conspiring to make Arnold's family win after her dad [[BerserkButton calls Arnold an orphan]], secretly tells Phil to go for her dad's knees due to how stressed they are. Phil proceeds to swipe at Bob's knees, with Bob dodging the first time only to get sweeped into the gelatin below the second time, rendering Phil the winner.
22nd May '17 4:36:28 AM JackG
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* ''Film/WelcomeToThePunch'' (2013). The CowboyCop protagonist Max Lewinsky grabs the VillainProtagonist Jacob Sternwood as he's fleeing a heist, only to get shot in the knee. Three years later when the main events of the movie take place, the constant pain and psychological trauma fuel Lewinsky's obsession with catching Sternwood when he returns to London.

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* ''Film/WelcomeToThePunch'' (2013). The CowboyCop protagonist [[CowboyCop Max Lewinsky grabs the VillainProtagonist Lewinsky]] tries to arrest [[VillainProtagonist Jacob Sternwood Sternwood]] as he's fleeing a heist, only to get shot in the knee. Three years later when the main events of the movie take place, the constant pain and psychological trauma fuel Lewinsky's obsession with catching Sternwood when he returns to London.
21st May '17 12:04:55 AM maxwellsilver
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* The titular protagonist in ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' does this to a few members of the Irish mob who had been selling fake cancer medicines. Archer, being {{h|eroicComedicSociopath}}imself, uses a ''shotgun'' to kneecap them.

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* The titular protagonist in ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' does this to a few members of the Irish mob who had been selling fake cancer medicines. Archer, being {{h|eroicComedicSociopath}}imself, uses a ''shotgun'' to kneecap them.them while playing a deranged version of ''Series/FamilyFeud''.
20th Apr '17 7:06:42 PM bwburke94
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* In ''Literature/{{Twig}}'', Mary is shot through the back of the knee by [[spoiler:Sylvester]], in order to stop her from pursuing. With the advanced medical skill of Radham Academy she's back on her feet pretty quickly, but it provides a few months head start.



* In ''Literature/{{Twig}}'', Mary is shot through the back of the knee by [[spoiler:Sylvester]], in order to stop her from pursuing. With the advanced medical skill of Radham Academy she's back on her feet pretty quickly, but it provides a few months head start.
13th Apr '17 5:57:06 PM ANTMuddle
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* [[UsefulNotes/IceSkating Figure skater]] and Olympic hopeful Tonya Harding's then-husband attempted to help her [[JustForPun get a leg up]] on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan by paying off her bodyguard to attack Kerrigan's (right!) knee shortly before the 1994 Winter Olympics, in hopes of taking Kerrigan out of the competition. The attempt failed, since Kerrigan still won the silver medal; Harding came in 10th.

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* [[UsefulNotes/IceSkating Figure skater]] skater and Olympic hopeful Tonya Harding's then-husband attempted to help her [[JustForPun get a leg up]] on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan by paying off her bodyguard to attack Kerrigan's (right!) knee shortly before the 1994 Winter Olympics, in hopes of taking Kerrigan out of the competition. The attempt failed, since Kerrigan still won the silver medal; Harding came in 10th.
13th Apr '17 5:56:30 PM ANTMuddle
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* [[UsefulNotes/FigureSkating Figure skater]] and Olympic hopeful Tonya Harding's then-husband attempted to help her [[JustForPun get a leg up]] on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan by paying off her bodyguard to attack Kerrigan's (right!) knee shortly before the 1994 Winter Olympics, in hopes of taking Kerrigan out of the competition. The attempt failed, since Kerrigan still won the silver medal; Harding came in 10th.

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* [[UsefulNotes/FigureSkating [[UsefulNotes/IceSkating Figure skater]] and Olympic hopeful Tonya Harding's then-husband attempted to help her [[JustForPun get a leg up]] on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan by paying off her bodyguard to attack Kerrigan's (right!) knee shortly before the 1994 Winter Olympics, in hopes of taking Kerrigan out of the competition. The attempt failed, since Kerrigan still won the silver medal; Harding came in 10th.
13th Apr '17 5:56:15 PM ANTMuddle
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* Figure skater and Olympic hopeful Tonya Harding's then-husband attempted to help her [[JustForPun get a leg up]] on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan by paying off her bodyguard to attack Kerrigan's knee shortly before the 1994 Winter Olympics, in hopes of taking Kerrigan out of the competition. The attempt failed, since Kerrigan still won the silver medal; Harding came in 10th.

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* [[UsefulNotes/FigureSkating Figure skater skater]] and Olympic hopeful Tonya Harding's then-husband attempted to help her [[JustForPun get a leg up]] on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan by paying off her bodyguard to attack Kerrigan's (right!) knee shortly before the 1994 Winter Olympics, in hopes of taking Kerrigan out of the competition. The attempt failed, since Kerrigan still won the silver medal; Harding came in 10th.
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