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14th Jul '17 4:13:32 PM CaptainCrawdad
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** "Not [[{{Pun}} Meat Loaf]] again!"
13th Jul '17 12:44:27 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** ''Scorpia Rising'' has this with Razim. Razim does so because he wants to taunt Alex and Jack about defeating them as [[GenreSavvy "he won't make the same mistakes as others have".]] Just when it seems like this won't be case as Jack steals a knife from the table and uses it to escape, it turns out that was [[TheChessmaster also part of Razim's plan to send her into a trap.]]

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** ''Scorpia Rising'' has this with Razim. Razim does so because he wants to taunt Alex and Jack about defeating them as [[GenreSavvy [[TaughtByExperience "he won't make the same mistakes as others have".]] have"]]. Just when it seems like this won't be case as Jack steals a knife from the table and uses it to escape, it turns out that was [[TheChessmaster also part of Razim's plan to send her into a trap.]]
6th Jul '17 5:43:55 PM nombretomado
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* When Franchise/ProfessorLayton and Luke arrive at the big, ominous manor in ''ProfessorLaytonAndTheDiabolicalBox'', [[spoiler:Anton]] has dinner and makes idle chit-chat with them before showing them to their rooms. He then ties them up in his basement.

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* When Franchise/ProfessorLayton and Luke arrive at the big, ominous manor in ''ProfessorLaytonAndTheDiabolicalBox'', ''VideoGame/ProfessorLaytonAndTheDiabolicalBox'', [[spoiler:Anton]] has dinner and makes idle chit-chat with them before showing them to their rooms. He then ties them up in his basement.
28th Jun '17 11:02:45 PM Scabbard
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* Subverted in ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''. Although one of the most basic moral norms in the series' world is the "guest right" -- that no matter how much you want someone dead, if he eats bread and salt at your table, you must not harm him -- there is someone who doesn't care in the slightest about basic morality. Cue the Red Wedding, in which [[spoiler: no less than a viewpoint character is murdered by her brother's new father-in-law, immediately after watching her son and all his guard brutally killed.]]

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* Subverted in ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''. Although one of the most basic moral norms in the series' world is the "guest right" -- that no matter how much you want someone dead, if he eats bread and salt at your table, you must not harm him -- there is someone who doesn't care in the slightest about basic morality. Cue the Red Wedding, in which [[spoiler: no less than a viewpoint character is murdered by her brother's new father-in-law, immediately after watching her son and all his guard guards brutally killed.]]
16th Jun '17 4:11:09 PM Gosicrystal
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* When ProfessorLayton and Luke arrive at the big, ominous manor in ''ProfessorLaytonAndTheDiabolicalBox'', [[spoiler:Anton]] has dinner and makes idle chit-chat with them before showing them to their rooms. He then ties them up in his basement.

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* When ProfessorLayton Franchise/ProfessorLayton and Luke arrive at the big, ominous manor in ''ProfessorLaytonAndTheDiabolicalBox'', [[spoiler:Anton]] has dinner and makes idle chit-chat with them before showing them to their rooms. He then ties them up in his basement.
31st May '17 4:29:12 PM Madrugada
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The hero may be provided with formal dining attire: a tux for the gent and [[GoGoEnslavement a good-looking, well-fitting dress]] for the lady, with [[BatheHerAndBringHerToMe a bath if needed]]. This may explicitly be so the villain can ogle her. It will almost certainly be so that [[{{Fanservice}} the audience can watch her kick his butt]] [[KickingAssInAllHerFinery in said dress]] later. If the hero's family are present, this can lead to an amusing case of VillainOverForDinner.

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The hero may be provided with formal dining attire: a tux for the gent and [[GoGoEnslavement a good-looking, well-fitting dress]] for the lady, with [[BatheHerAndBringHerToMe a bath if needed]].needed. This may explicitly be so the villain can ogle her. It will almost certainly be so that [[{{Fanservice}} the audience can watch her kick his butt]] [[KickingAssInAllHerFinery in said dress]] later. If the hero's family are present, this can lead to an amusing case of VillainOverForDinner.
20th May '17 3:07:39 PM nombretomado
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* Sort of used in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI''. Halfway through the game, Emperor Gesthal invites the party to his castle to have a feast and reassures them that his kingdom is too ravaged from the Espers' attack to fight the party, so he wants to help them calm the Espers. He also tells the party that Kefka will be punished for his crimes. [[spoiler: This is just a big fat lie since later on, Kefka attacks a village to get more Espers and he meets up with Geshtal on the Floating Continent so they can get more power.]]
** Invoked in Final Fantasy XII when the new emperor of the Archadian Empire takes one of his new subjects out drinking. He's presumed to be a villain by the characters, but really is making a genuine effort to establish a personal relationship with his less than willing citizens.
* Spoofed in ''VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines.'' When you've slogged your way through the SewerLevel and finally make it to the Nosferatu hideout, you make your way up to [[AffablyEvil Gary's]] room... where you see [[MummiesAtTheDinnerTable a bunch of skeletons, dressed in suits, seated at a table with dead rats arranged on it]]. Gary claims he's having a wrap part for ''The Misfits''... "About forty years late". He may be genuine, or he may be just fucking with your head. Gary's like that.

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* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'':
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Sort of used in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI''. Halfway through the game, Emperor Gesthal invites the party to his castle to have a feast and reassures them that his kingdom is too ravaged from the Espers' attack to fight the party, so he wants to help them calm the Espers. He also tells the party that Kefka will be punished for his crimes. [[spoiler: This is just a big fat lie since later on, Kefka attacks a village to get more Espers and he meets up with Geshtal on the Floating Continent so they can get more power.]]
** Invoked in Final Fantasy XII ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' when the new emperor of the Archadian Empire takes one of his new subjects out drinking. He's presumed to be a villain by the characters, but really is making a genuine effort to establish a personal relationship with his less than willing citizens.
* Spoofed in ''VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines.''VideoGame/VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines.'' When you've slogged your way through the SewerLevel and finally make it to the Nosferatu hideout, you make your way up to [[AffablyEvil Gary's]] room... where you see [[MummiesAtTheDinnerTable a bunch of skeletons, dressed in suits, seated at a table with dead rats arranged on it]]. Gary claims he's having a wrap part for ''The Misfits''... "About forty years late". He may be genuine, or he may be just fucking with your head. Gary's like that.
21st Apr '17 5:40:23 PM MadAnthony94
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* "Heroic" example: when Literature/NeroWolfe invites a suspect for interrogation or a police force rival who's interfering in his investigation, he usually makes sure to treat them to a meal, and maybe a visit to his orchids in the greenhouse.
5th Feb '17 2:01:16 PM PrincessGwen
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* In ''Comicbook/UltimateSpiderman'', the Kingpin does this when Spider-man swings by his building for no reason while contemplating his life. Electra shows up and invites him in... where Kingpin offers him pizza and a partnership.

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* In ''Comicbook/UltimateSpiderman'', the Kingpin does this when Spider-man Spider-Man swings by his building for no reason while contemplating his life. Electra Elektra shows up and invites him in... where Kingpin offers him pizza and a partnership.



* Happens as a Bond ârody in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''.

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* Happens as a Bond ârody parody in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''.



* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "[[ThePowerpuffGirlss2E2CollectHerSupperVillain Supper Villain]]". Mr. Smith wishes to melt Professor Utonium's head with a ray-gun(actually a hairdryer with a bubble-wand taped to it), while his wife expects (more like ''demands'') the good Professor (and everyone else) to dine. Of course, this leads to everyone else eating quickly while a nervous Utonium eats as slowly as humanly possible.

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* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "[[ThePowerpuffGirlss2E2CollectHerSupperVillain Supper Villain]]". Mr. Smith wishes to melt Professor Utonium's head with a ray-gun(actually ray-gun (actually a hairdryer with a bubble-wand taped to it), while his wife expects (more like ''demands'') the good Professor (and everyone else) to dine. Of course, this leads to everyone else eating quickly while a nervous Utonium eats as slowly as humanly possible.
5th Feb '17 12:16:22 PM Monsund
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* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "Supper Villain". Mr. Smith wishes to melt Professor Utonium's head with a ray-gun, while his wife expects (more like ''demands'') the good Professor (and everyone else) to dine. Of course, this leads to everyone else eating quickly while a nervous Utonium eats as slowly as humanly possible.

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* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "Supper Villain"."[[ThePowerpuffGirlss2E2CollectHerSupperVillain Supper Villain]]". Mr. Smith wishes to melt Professor Utonium's head with a ray-gun, ray-gun(actually a hairdryer with a bubble-wand taped to it), while his wife expects (more like ''demands'') the good Professor (and everyone else) to dine. Of course, this leads to everyone else eating quickly while a nervous Utonium eats as slowly as humanly possible.
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