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16th Nov '17 10:28:05 PM BattleMaster
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* ComicBook/TheUltimates: Herr Kleiser has nearly defeated Captain America, and he wants him to say "I surrender, Herr Kleiser. Make it quick". Instead of that, that gave Cap the conviction to turn the tables on him, and gain the upper hand. He pointed to the "A" in his mask and asked: "Surrender? SURRENDER?!! [[BadassBoast YOU THINK THIS LETTER ON MY HEAD STANDS FOR 'FRANCE'?]]"

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* ComicBook/TheUltimates: Herr Kleiser has nearly defeated Captain America, and he wants him to say "I surrender, Herr Kleiser. Make it quick". Instead of that, that gave Cap the conviction to turn the tables on him, and gain the upper hand. He pointed to the "A" in his mask and asked: "Surrender? SURRENDER?!! [[BadassBoast [[CheeseEatingSurrenderMonkey YOU THINK THIS LETTER ON MY HEAD STANDS FOR 'FRANCE'?]]"


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* In the campaign mode of ''VideoGame/{{Injustice 2}}', Grodd demands that Black Canary kneel at his feet. After beating him, Canary's response is "Kneel before Grodd? [[LampshadeHanging That doesn't sound right]]."
13th Nov '17 10:54:49 PM Adeon
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* ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook'': Parodied using General Drayfox, an incredibly PC supervillain, who wants [[PoliticallyIncorrectHero his enemy]] to kneel before him -- unless he objects to it for religious reasons.

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* ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook'': Parodied using General Drayfox, an incredibly PC supervillain, who wants [[PoliticallyIncorrectHero his enemy]] to kneel before him -- unless he objects to it for religious reasons.reasons in which case he's free to demonstrate obeisance in an alternative culturally appropriate manner.
26th Oct '17 10:43:17 AM Linda58
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* ''Series/{{Arrow}}'': After his AwesomeMomentOfCrowning, [[spoiler:Malcolm Merlyn orders Nyssa and the other assassins to "Kneel before ComicBook/RasAlGhul" during the finale of Season Three. They comply.]]

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* ''Series/{{Arrow}}'': After his AwesomeMomentOfCrowning, [[spoiler:Malcolm Merlyn orders Nyssa and the other assassins to "Kneel before ComicBook/RasAlGhul" during the finale of Season Three. They comply.]]comply, but Nyssa makes a deliberate point to stare him down before doing so. For a second, he actually looks worried]]
23rd Oct '17 10:00:58 AM ultimomant
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* Played straight in ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' Lord Dominator commands everyone to kneel after beating them in "Battle Royale"
* "The Super-Hero Squad Show" episode "Planet Hulk"; the first thing the Hulk hears upon arriving on another planet is a voice booming, "You WILL bow down before me!" causing the Hulk to say "Who that shouting? Sounds like bully; or politician". The voice replies, "I said KNEEL!" and the Hulk says, "DEFINITELY politician!"

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* Played straight in ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' Lord Dominator commands everyone to kneel after beating them in "Battle Royale"
* "The Super-Hero Squad Show" episode "Planet Hulk"; the first thing the Hulk hears upon arriving on another planet is a voice booming, "You WILL bow down before me!" causing the Hulk to say "Who that shouting? Sounds like bully; or politician". The voice replies, "I said KNEEL!" and the Hulk says, "DEFINITELY politician!"
Royale".
5th Oct '17 3:24:39 AM ultimomant
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* ''Fanfic/FateLongNight'': After conquering the von Einzbern castle, Robert Baratheon orders the inhabitants to bend the knee to his summoner, Illya. Jubstacheit angrily refuses, so Robert simply manhandles him to the ground, causing the rest of the household to kneel.



* Loki demands this of a crowd in Stuttgart, Germany in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'', and the scared crowd obliges, except for [[BadassBystander one elderly man]] who tells Loki that "[[ANaziByAnyOtherName there are always be men like you]]", and he would rather hold his head high and remain DefiantToTheEnd than kneel before one. Loki moves to kill him before Captain America swoops in in the nick of time to save him and the crowd.
** During the subsequent fight in Stuttgart, he even attempts to forcefully make Captain America bow before him. Cap instead gives him a kick to the face.

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* Loki demands this of a crowd in Stuttgart, Germany in In ''Film/TheAvengers2012'', Loki demands this of a crowd in Stuttgart, Germany, and the scared crowd obliges, except for [[BadassBystander one elderly man]] who tells Loki that "[[ANaziByAnyOtherName there are always be men like you]]", and he would rather hold his head high and remain DefiantToTheEnd than kneel before one. Loki moves to kill him before Captain America swoops in in the nick of time to save him and the crowd.
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crowd. During the subsequent fight in Stuttgart, he even attempts to forcefully make Captain America bow before him. Cap instead gives him a kick to the face.
20th Sep '17 5:19:21 AM JackG
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* ''Series/{{Preacher}}''. Jesse tries to use his CompellingVoice to make the Saint of Killers do this trope, but the World of God doesn't affect him. When Jesse resorts to GoodOldFisticuffs instead, the Saint does a PunchCatch and starts twisting painfully.
-->'''Saint of Killer:''' Time to get on ''your'' knees.
19th Sep '17 4:39:13 PM ultimomant
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* In [[TheInstituteSaga The Institute Saga 3]] there is a layered one with Apocalypse declaring that everyone shall kneel before him, then Zod declaring that Apocalypse shall kneel before ''him'' instead.

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* In [[TheInstituteSaga The Institute Saga 3]] ''Fanfic/TheInstituteSaga 3'' there is a layered one with Apocalypse declaring that everyone shall kneel before him, then Zod declaring that Apocalypse shall kneel before ''him'' instead.
16th Sep '17 11:49:46 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}''

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}''''WesternAnimation/XMen''
16th Aug '17 6:56:50 PM AFP
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* The Borg in ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' typically demand their enemies to surrender and join the Collective as an [[ResistanceIsFutile alternative to destruction]]. Starfleet forces typically respond by [[DefiantToTheEnd opening fire]], typically [[CurbStompBattle to little productive end]] except to [[DelayingAction force the Borg to stop and repair themselves afterwards.]]
12th Aug '17 10:05:00 AM LordNictus
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* ''Series/TheLateShowWithStephenColbert''. When Stephen Miller (in Joseph Goebbels mode) says that Donald Trump's powers would not be questioned, Stephen Colbert pretends to be Miller, "Adding '[[AGodAmI I am become Death]], [[AtomicHate Destroyer of Worlds]]...Kneel before Zod. K-Kneel...Kneel. Have...Have John Dickerson washed and brought to Zod's tent.'"

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* ''Series/TheLateShowWithStephenColbert''. When Stephen Miller (in Joseph Goebbels mode) says that Donald Trump's powers would not be questioned, Stephen Colbert pretends to be Miller, "Adding '[[AGodAmI I am become Death]], [[AtomicHate Destroyer of Worlds]]...Kneel before Zod. K-Kneel...Kneel. Have...Have John Dickerson washed and brought to Zod's tent.'"
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