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28th Nov '15 4:46:47 PM nombretomado
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* The animated film ''Film/TheSecretOfKells'' has the boy protagonist face off against a tentacle monster to retrieve another magifying crystal to replace the one his mentor lost years ago. Part of his tactics for defeating the thing invokes the trope as he evades the tentacles.
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* The animated film ''Film/TheSecretOfKells'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfKells'' has the boy protagonist face off against a tentacle monster to retrieve another magifying magnifying crystal to replace the one his mentor lost years ago. Part of his tactics for defeating the thing invokes the trope as he evades the tentacles.
4th May '15 1:15:27 PM nombretomado
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* When attacked by two snakes, the baby [[GreekMythology Hercules]] defeated them by tying them together.
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* When attacked by two snakes, the baby [[GreekMythology [[Myth/GreekMythology Hercules]] defeated them by tying them together.
21st Apr '15 8:57:27 AM KZN02
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'': Star and Marco defeat a Hydra with quick maneuvers to tie its necks up into a knot.
14th Apr '15 2:55:54 PM BattleMaster
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* In an old ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCat'' cartoon, Felix travels underwater in search of a pirate's treasure and is forced to fight a [[ItMakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext boxing octopus]] for it. To win, Felix grabs each of the octopus's tentacles when it tries to punch him and ties them together.
3rd Jan '15 8:42:23 PM Pastykake
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* Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk has at least once defeated Mr. Fantastic of Comicbook/TheFantasticFour by tying him in knots. He also tied Doc Oc's arms into knots in retaliation for the beating he received in a sinister six storyline.
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* Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk has at least once defeated Mr. Fantastic of Comicbook/TheFantasticFour ''Comicbook/TheFantasticFour'' by tying him in knots. He also tied Doc Oc's arms into knots in retaliation for the beating he received in a sinister six storyline.

* The animated film ''TheSecretOfKells'' has the boy protagonist face off against a tentacle monster to retrieve another magifying crystal to replace the one his mentor lost years ago. Part of his tactics for defeating the thing invokes the trope as he evades the tentacles.
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* The animated film ''TheSecretOfKells'' ''Film/TheSecretOfKells'' has the boy protagonist face off against a tentacle monster to retrieve another magifying crystal to replace the one his mentor lost years ago. Part of his tactics for defeating the thing invokes the trope as he evades the tentacles. * In ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum: Secret of the Tomb'', Larry escapes from one of the Xiangliu's heads this way.

* In the 1980s '''WesternAnimation/TheChipmunkAdventure'' movie, the Chipettes escape from a room full of snakes by tying two of them together and using them as a rope to get out of a window.
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* In the 1980s '''WesternAnimation/TheChipmunkAdventure'' ''WesternAnimation/TheChipmunkAdventure'' movie, the Chipettes escape from a room full of snakes by tying two of them together and using them as a rope to get out of a window.
10th Nov '14 7:44:24 AM CorahsUncle
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* ''The Adventures of Theatre/TheLeagueOfSTEAM'': In "Tall Tails" three men boast of their encounters with a kraken, including one man who claims he defeated it by tying its tentacles in a nice square knot. [[RightBehindMe While he's talking a kraken attacks]], but as the man only has one arm now he's got a good excuse not to volunteer to fight it off. "I need two arms for that!"
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* ''The Adventures of Theatre/TheLeagueOfSTEAM'': In "Tall Tails" three men boast of their encounters with a kraken, including one man who claims he defeated it by tying its tentacles in a nice square knot. [[RightBehindMe While he's talking talking, a kraken attacks]], but as the man only has one arm now now, he's got a good excuse not to volunteer to fight it off. "I need two arms for that!"

* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Piggy_Bank_Robbery The Great Piggy Bank Robbery]]". Duck Twacy (Daffy Duck) hunts down the gangsters (all inspired by ComicStrip/DickTracy villains) who stole the piggy banks. One of them is Neon Noodle, a Frankenstein's Monster lookalike made of neon tubing. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jos-Yy3ZFg#t=6m38s Twacy wrestles him and turns him into an "Eat at Joe's" sign]].
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Piggy_Bank_Robbery The Great Piggy Bank Robbery]]". Duck Twacy (Daffy Duck) hunts down the gangsters (all inspired by ComicStrip/DickTracy villains) who stole the piggy banks. One of them is Neon Noodle, a Frankenstein's Monster FrankensteinsMonster lookalike made of neon tubing. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jos-Yy3ZFg#t=6m38s Twacy wrestles him and turns him into an "Eat at Joe's" sign]].

* ''WesternAnimation/StaticShock'': [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7C84g8ia1M one of the openings]] has Static using complex maneuvers against Rubberband Man to make him tie himself up. * ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': in a TreehouseOfHorror epsiode, Bart becomes a RubberMan calling himself "Stretch Dude." At one point the BigBad has SD and [[CuteBruiser Clobber Girl (Lisa)]] suspended over a vat of boiling lucite, tied there with Stretch Dude's own arms.
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* ''WesternAnimation/StaticShock'': [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7C84g8ia1M one One of the openings]] has Static using complex maneuvers against Rubberband Man to make him tie himself up. * ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': in In a TreehouseOfHorror WesternAnimation/TreehouseOfHorror epsiode, Bart becomes a RubberMan calling himself "Stretch Dude." At one point the BigBad has SD and [[CuteBruiser Clobber Girl (Lisa)]] suspended over a vat of boiling lucite, tied there with Stretch Dude's own arms.

* In the 80s '''WesternAnimation/TheChipmunkAdventure'' movie, the Chipettes escape from a room full of snakes by tying two of them together and using them as a rope to get out of a window.
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* In the 80s 1980s '''WesternAnimation/TheChipmunkAdventure'' movie, the Chipettes escape from a room full of snakes by tying two of them together and using them as a rope to get out of a window.window. * In the opening to his cartoon, Touché Turtle does this to a land-walking octopus.
10th Nov '14 7:37:19 AM Austin
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* In the 80s ''Chipmunks'' movie, the Chipettes escape from a room full of snakes by tying two of them together and using them as a rope to get out of a window.
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* In the 80s ''Chipmunks'' '''WesternAnimation/TheChipmunkAdventure'' movie, the Chipettes escape from a room full of snakes by tying two of them together and using them as a rope to get out of a window.
21st Aug '14 12:50:12 AM SeptimusHeap
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* In the video game adaptation of ''{{Hook}}'', the instruction manual says that the reason the snake enemies are attacking you is because you used to tie them into knots when you were a kid.
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* In the video game adaptation of ''{{Hook}}'', ''Film/{{Hook}}'', the instruction manual says that the reason the snake enemies are attacking you is because you used to tie them into knots when you were a kid.
8th May '14 7:51:33 AM Vir
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* ''LooneyTunes'' short "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Piggy_Bank_Robbery The Great Piggy Bank Robbery]]". Duck Twacy (Daffy Duck) hunts down the gangsters (all inspired by ComicStrip/DickTracy villains) who stole the piggy banks. One of them is Neon Noodle, a Frankenstein's Monster lookalike made of neon tubing. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jos-Yy3ZFg#t=6m38s Twacy wrestles him and turns him into an "Eat at Joe's" sign]]. * In the ''SillySymphony'' short "Birds in the Spring", a bird escapes a snake by flying through a hollow log and letting the snake tie itself up on the knotholes.
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* ''LooneyTunes'' ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Piggy_Bank_Robbery The Great Piggy Bank Robbery]]". Duck Twacy (Daffy Duck) hunts down the gangsters (all inspired by ComicStrip/DickTracy villains) who stole the piggy banks. One of them is Neon Noodle, a Frankenstein's Monster lookalike made of neon tubing. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jos-Yy3ZFg#t=6m38s Twacy wrestles him and turns him into an "Eat at Joe's" sign]]. * In the ''SillySymphony'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Silly Symphon|ies}}y'' short "Birds in the Spring", a bird escapes a snake by flying through a hollow log and letting the snake tie itself up on the knotholes.

* ''StaticShock'': [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7C84g8ia1M one of the openings]] has Static using complex maneuvers against Rubberband Man to make him tie himself up. * ''TheSimpsons'': in a TreehouseOfHorror epsiode, Bart becomes a RubberMan calling himself "Stretch Dude." At one point the BigBad has SD and [[CuteBruiser Clobber Girl (Lisa)]] suspended over a vat of boiling lucite, tied there with Stretch Dude's own arms.
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* ''StaticShock'': ''WesternAnimation/StaticShock'': [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7C84g8ia1M one of the openings]] has Static using complex maneuvers against Rubberband Man to make him tie himself up. * ''TheSimpsons'': ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': in a TreehouseOfHorror epsiode, Bart becomes a RubberMan calling himself "Stretch Dude." At one point the BigBad has SD and [[CuteBruiser Clobber Girl (Lisa)]] suspended over a vat of boiling lucite, tied there with Stretch Dude's own arms.

* In one episode of ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', Superman uses this tactic to defeat an alien monster with multiple tongues. * In the 80s ''Chimpmunks'' movie, the Chipettes escape from a room full of snakes by tying two of them together and using them as a rope to get out of a window.
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* In one episode of ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', Superman uses this tactic to defeat an alien monster with multiple tongues. * In the 80s ''Chimpmunks'' ''Chipmunks'' movie, the Chipettes escape from a room full of snakes by tying two of them together and using them as a rope to get out of a window.
1st May '14 2:43:50 PM StFan
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* ''Main/TheLeagueOfSTEAM'': In "Tall Tails" three men boast of their encounters with a kraken, including one man who claims he defeated it by tying its tentacles in a nice square knot. [[RightBehindMe While he's talking a kraken attacks]], but as the man only has one arm now he's got a good excuse not to volunteer to fight it off. "I need two arms for that!"
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* ''Main/TheLeagueOfSTEAM'': ''The Adventures of Theatre/TheLeagueOfSTEAM'': In "Tall Tails" three men boast of their encounters with a kraken, including one man who claims he defeated it by tying its tentacles in a nice square knot. [[RightBehindMe While he's talking a kraken attacks]], but as the man only has one arm now he's got a good excuse not to volunteer to fight it off. "I need two arms for that!"
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