History Main / MakeSureHesDead

2nd Sep '17 10:52:47 PM wingedcatgirl
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* In [=EP6=] of ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'', [[spoiler:Erika, unable to invoke detective's authority to determine that the "corpses" she investigated were dead or alive, decided to guarantee their death in a different way: by [[OffWithHisHead beheading]] them]].
** Note that [[spoiler: the 'corpses' were alive and just were people playing dead to play a trick on Erika. But due to Knox's Sevent preventing the detective from being the killer, the story is changed so that they were dead beforehand. Doesn't change the fact she [[MoralEventHorizon killed five people for no reason]] if you don't take story conventions into account.]]

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* In [=EP6=] of ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'', [[spoiler:Erika, unable to invoke detective's authority to determine that the "corpses" she investigated were dead or alive, decided to guarantee their death in a different way: by [[OffWithHisHead beheading]] them]].
** Note that
them]]. The weird part is [[spoiler: the 'corpses' were alive and just were people playing dead to play a trick on Erika. But due to Knox's Sevent preventing Seventh forbidding the detective from being the killer, the story is changed receives a CosmicRetcon so that they were dead beforehand. Doesn't change the fact she [[MoralEventHorizon killed five people for no reason]] if you don't take story conventions into account.]]
30th Jul '17 12:52:46 PM Morgenthaler
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[[folder:Films -- Animated]]
* ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal2000'': "When you kill someone, make sure they're dead."
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* ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal2000'' "When you kill someone, make sure they're dead."
30th Jul '17 12:52:18 PM Morgenthaler
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* "[[WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal2000 When you kill someone]], make sure they're dead."

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* "[[WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal2000 When ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal2000'' "When you kill someone]], someone, make sure they're dead."
14th Jun '17 12:48:10 PM EDP
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* At his debut in ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'', Happosai calls out Genma and Soun for failing to do this to him when they decided to get rid of him. Considering that, after getting him so drunk he passed out, Genma and Soun had sealed him up in a barrel, chained it up, hurled it into a cave, tossed a sizable bundle of lit dynamite inside with him, then closed up the cave with a massive boulder wrapped in a [[ZigzagPaperTassel shimenawa]] before it exploded, their oversight may be excusable as them not realizing Happosai was THAT tough.
11th Jun '17 12:21:51 PM nighttrainfm
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* ''Film/TheMatrix'': Having just shot Neo, Agent Smith orders another Agent to check him. The other Agent checks his pulse, confirms he's "gone"...and then Neo comes back to life anyway.



** At the end of [[VideoGame/MassEffect1 the first game]], Shepard orders this on [[spoiler: Saren]] after the latter [[spoiler: either falls in battle with your squad or commits suicide.]] Depending on what companion does it they'll interpret it as either "scan his vitals" or "put a bullet in him". [[spoiler: Subverted when Sovereign reanimates Saren's corpse as a husk, even after one of your party members plugs him in the head one more time.]]

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** At the end of [[VideoGame/MassEffect1 the first game]], Shepard orders this on [[spoiler: Saren]] after the latter [[spoiler: either falls in battle with your squad or commits suicide.]] Depending on what companion does it it, they'll interpret it as either "scan his vitals" or "put a bullet in him". [[spoiler: Subverted when Sovereign reanimates Saren's corpse as a husk, even after one of your party members plugs him in the head one more time.]]
28th Mar '17 10:31:02 AM TheWanderer
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* Although the exact details are disputed, there was a famous confrontation between Robert the Bruce (future King Robert I of Scotland) and his rival John Comyn, who at that point were the only two realistic choices for the throne of Scotland. The two had chosen to meet at a church, in the assumption that it would be truce ground and there could be no outbreak of violence, but nonetheless things got violent between them and Robert stabbed Comyn. Robert then left the church, reportedly saying, perhaps in a MyGodWhatHaveIDone mode, "I'm afraid I have killed Comyn!" His ally and distant cousin, Roger de Kirkpatrick, replied "I'll make sure" and went into the church, and when he found Comyn wounded but alive, Kirkpatrick finished the job. When Robert was crowned weeks afterward, he granted titles and lands to Kirkpatrick, who chose "I make sure" as his [[FactionMotto family motto]].

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* Although the exact details are disputed, there was a famous confrontation between Robert the Bruce (future King Robert I of Scotland) and his rival John Comyn, who at that point were the only two realistic choices for the throne of Scotland. The two had chosen to meet at a church, in the assumption that it would be truce ground and there could be no outbreak of violence, but nonetheless things got violent between them and Robert stabbed Comyn. Robert then left the church, reportedly saying, perhaps in a MyGodWhatHaveIDone mode, "I'm afraid I have killed Comyn!" His ally and distant cousin, Roger de Kirkpatrick, replied "I'll make sure" and went into the church, and when where he found Comyn wounded but alive, alive. Kirkpatrick promptly finished the job. When Robert was crowned weeks afterward, he granted titles and lands to Kirkpatrick, who chose "I make sure" as his [[FactionMotto family motto]].
5th Mar '17 1:20:45 PM nighttrainfm
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* At the end of ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'', Shepard orders this on [[spoiler: Saren]] after the latter [[spoiler: either falls in battle with your squad or commits suicide]]. Depending on what companion does it they'll interpret it as either "scan his vitals" or "put a bullet in him". [[spoiler: Subverted when Sovereign reanimates Saren's corpse as a husk, even after one of your party members plugs him in the head one more time.]]

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* ''Franchise/MassEffect'':
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At the end of ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'', [[VideoGame/MassEffect1 the first game]], Shepard orders this on [[spoiler: Saren]] after the latter [[spoiler: either falls in battle with your squad or commits suicide]]. suicide.]] Depending on what companion does it they'll interpret it as either "scan his vitals" or "put a bullet in him". [[spoiler: Subverted when Sovereign reanimates Saren's corpse as a husk, even after one of your party members plugs him in the head one more time.]]
** Harbinger in ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' takes it to the next level: [[spoiler:even after killing and confirming the death of Commander Shepard in the opening sequence, Harbinger attempts to acquire the Commander's body just in case. It fails, and Shepard is resurrected by Cerberus. In hindsight, Harbinger probably knew that resurrection was possible, and wanted to get the body to ensure it wouldn't happen.
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** Harbinger in ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' takes it to the next level: [[spoiler:even after killing and confirming the death of Commander Shepard in the opening sequence, Harbinger attempts to acquire the Commander's body just in case. It fails, and Shepard is resurrected by Cerberus. In hindsight, Harbinger probably knew that resurrection was possible, and wanted to get the body to ensure it wouldn't happen.]]
27th Feb '17 2:10:00 PM ChaoticNovelist
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*''Literature/JourneyToChaos'':
**When Eric fights Tahart Ligo during ''Literature/AMagesPower'', his first target is Tahart's jugular vein. Then Eric stabs him several more times because orcs have "the tenacity of monsters" and Eric can't risk him recovering.
**During ''Literature/LoomingShadow'', Eric again stays behind to make sure that Mr.15 is truly dead. His teammates were unable to find Mr.15's body because Eric vaporized it.
**It happens again in ''ManaMutationMenace'', where Eric must exert himself to overcome Gruffle's HealingFactor.
-->'''Eric''': ''Recover from ''that'', troll.''
14th Feb '17 12:37:53 PM EDP
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* Ryo Saeba from ''Manga/CityHunter'' often engages in this, especially with those who have been dosed with [[PsychoSerum Angel Dust]] (as even after a lethal wound they ''will'' ignore all pain and come back for more until they've bled out unless they're completely incapacitated-or killed instantly), and when he starts teaching how to shoot to Kaori one of the first lessons is the Mozambique Drill-two shots in the center of the mass and then a headshot.
22nd Jan '17 12:56:49 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* At the end of ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'', Shepard orders this on [[spoiler: Saren]] after the latter [[spoiler: either falls in battle with your squad or commits suicide]]. [[spoiler: Subverted when Sovereign reanimates Saren's corpse as a husk, even after one of your party members plugs him in the head one more time.]]

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* At the end of ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'', Shepard orders this on [[spoiler: Saren]] after the latter [[spoiler: either falls in battle with your squad or commits suicide]]. Depending on what companion does it they'll interpret it as either "scan his vitals" or "put a bullet in him". [[spoiler: Subverted when Sovereign reanimates Saren's corpse as a husk, even after one of your party members plugs him in the head one more time.]]
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