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20th Aug '16 2:42:52 PM comicwriter
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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Viva Ned Flanders." Homer and Ned try to beat up and strip some guards to hide out from the angry Vegas mob that's been chasing them, but the guards beat Homer and Ned up and leave them in their normal clothes.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** In "Bart Gets an Elephant," a pair of DJ's call the police station as part of a radio contest. Chief Wiggum and the other cops are all bound and gagged in their underwear, with Snake and some other criminals having stolen their uniforms.
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Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' the episode "Viva Ned Flanders." Homer and Ned try to beat up and strip some guards to hide out from the angry Vegas mob that's been chasing them, but the guards beat Homer and Ned up and leave them in their normal clothes.
17th Aug '16 8:38:34 PM PaulA
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* In the ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'' novel ''Shards of Honor'', some members of Cordelia's crew ambush a Barrayaran patrol and steal their uniforms, as part of their plan to rescue her.

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* In the ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'' novel ''Shards of Honor'', ''Literature/ShardsOfHonor'', some members of Cordelia's crew ambush a Barrayaran patrol and steal their uniforms, as part of their plan to rescue her.
15th Aug '16 8:07:00 PM ultimomant
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* Used by the Chameleon in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan''. The audience is initially lead to believe the villain has been defeated, but then Spidey finds a cop bound and gagged in his underwear in the back of a police van. Turns out that one
of the "officers" that had walked off in the background was actually Chameleon in disguise.

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* Used by the Chameleon in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan''. The audience is initially lead to believe the villain has been defeated, but then Spidey finds a cop bound and gagged in his underwear in the back of a police van. Turns out that one
one of the "officers" that had walked off in the background was actually Chameleon in disguise.
9th Aug '16 11:57:22 AM MajinAkuma
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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': When infiltrating Soul Society, Orihime does this to two 12th Division officers to obtain shinigami uniforms for both her and Uryuu. Uryuu's left speechless by her combat skills. In the manga, she even [[ApologeticAttacker apologizes to her gagged victims]] before leaving them hidden away.

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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': When infiltrating Soul Society, Orihime does this to two 12th Division officers to obtain shinigami uniforms for both her and Uryuu. Uryuu's Ishida. Ishida's left speechless by her combat skills. In the manga, she even [[ApologeticAttacker apologizes to her gagged victims]] before leaving them hidden away.



* In ''Anime/YuGiOh'', Weevil and Rex steal someone's outfit to enter the Kaiba Corp Grand Championship, in an example that has a surprising amount of similarities to the above example.

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* In ''Anime/YuGiOh'', Weevil Insector Haga and Rex Dinosaur Ryuzaki steal someone's outfit to enter the Kaiba Corp Grand Championship, in an example that has a surprising amount of similarities to the above example.
7th Aug '16 7:44:02 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements'', the family [[DatePeepers spies on Riley on her first date]]; Agent K does so by mugging a waiter is dressing up in his uniform.
7th Aug '16 4:15:29 AM LadyJaneGrey
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7th Aug '16 4:13:15 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack does it twice in the episode "Jack is Naked" after his clothes are stolen, first stealing a burglar's clothes, then a train engineer's.

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* WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack
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does it twice in the episode "Jack is Naked" after his clothes are stolen, first stealing a burglar's clothes, then a train engineer's. engineer's.
** He also does it in "Jack and the Winged Children", killing one of Aku's demon soldiers and taking its clothes. (After rescuing the fairy princess, her reaction was a ShoutOut to Leia's reaction to Luke in ''Film/ANewHope''; in fact, that whole episode was loaded with ''Franchise/StarWars'' references.)
30th Jul '16 5:46:45 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* Used by the Chameleon in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan''. The audience is initially lead to believe the villain has been defeated, but then Spidey finds a cop bound and gagged in his underwear in the back of a police van. Turns out that one of the "officers" that had walked off in the background was actually Chameleon in disguise.

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* Used by the Chameleon in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan''. The audience is initially lead to believe the villain has been defeated, but then Spidey finds a cop bound and gagged in his underwear in the back of a police van. Turns out that one one
of the "officers" that had walked off in the background was actually Chameleon in disguise.disguise.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' episode [[Recap/BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE9BeAClown "Be a Clown"]], the Joker infiltrates the gathering by intercepting the actual clown hired for it, stealing his van and costume, and leaving him tied up by the road. The cops find the guy later.
25th Jul '16 12:20:25 PM 69BookWorM69
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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': In "Hangman", escapee Cecil Fox surprises Constables Crabtree and Higgins to get a police uniform as a disguise. The two constables report to Station Four, one of them missing his tunic and the other missing his trousers. In his police guise, Fox goes to [[spoiler: Dr. Ogden at the morgue to get medical treatment for his tracheotomy wound]].
20th Jul '16 3:09:17 AM Arivne
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* ''Film/{{Yellowbeard}}''. Mr. Moon knocks out the boatswain's mate leading a press gang, dons his uniform and takes his place.
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