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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.
29th Nov '16 8:46:53 AM Saveelich
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* Film/JamesBond was particularly prone to this; perhaps he just seems a pleasant dinner companion. The Platonic example is Dr. No's dinner with Bond in [[Film/DrNo his eponymous film]], but it also happened in ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}'', ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'' (with Creator/BrittEkland provided a bikini rather than evening wear), ''Film/LiveAndLetDie'', ''Film/{{Octopussy}}'' and ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'' as well as the Bond parodies in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' and ''Film/AustinPowers''.

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* Film/JamesBond was particularly prone to this; perhaps he just seems a pleasant dinner companion. The Platonic example is Dr. No's dinner with Bond in [[Film/DrNo his eponymous film]], but it also happened in ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}'', ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'' (with Creator/BrittEkland provided a bikini rather than evening wear), ''Film/LiveAndLetDie'', ''Film/{{Octopussy}}'' and ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'' as well as ''Film/{{Moonraker}}''.
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the ''Dr. No'' example (at least in [[Literature/DrNo the book]]): No wanted Bond parodies to run a gauntlet in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' peak shape, which meant making sure that he was well-fed beforehand. Bond himself is seriously (and understandably) disturbed by this treatment, out-of-nowhere as it is and ''Film/AustinPowers''.''knowing'' that nothing good is waiting for him. Sean Connery's Bond takes it in stride in the movie, and by now it's become almost mundane.



** Justified in the ''Dr. No'' example (at least in [[Literature/DrNo the book]]): No wanted Bond to run a gauntlet in peak shape, which meant making sure that he was well-fed beforehand. Bond himself is seriously (and understandably) disturbed by this treatment, out-of-nowhere as it is and ''knowing'' that nothing good is waiting for him. Sean Connery's Bond takes it in stride in the movie, and by now it's become almost mundane.

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** Justified in the ''Dr. No'' example (at least in [[Literature/DrNo the book]]): No wanted * Since ''Film/AustinPowers'' is a Bond to run a gauntlet film parody, it naturally happens in peak shape, which meant making sure that he was well-fed beforehand. Bond himself is seriously (and understandably) disturbed by this treatment, out-of-nowhere as it is and ''knowing'' that nothing good is waiting for him. Sean Connery's Bond takes it in stride in the movie, and by now it's become almost mundane.it.


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* Happens as a Bond ârody in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''.
25th Nov '16 11:22:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'': Darth Vader: "We would be honored if you would join us." Said after he [[{{Badass}} casually blocks laser blasts with his hand]]. Laser blasts [[TheDogShotFirst that Han shot first]]. With after-dinner torture, too! Though they don't end up having the dinner, ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' has a skit showing what happens when they do. It's awkward.

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* ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'': Darth Vader: "We would be honored if you would join us." Said after he [[{{Badass}} casually blocks laser blasts with his hand]].hand. Laser blasts [[TheDogShotFirst that Han shot first]]. With after-dinner torture, too! Though they don't end up having the dinner, ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' has a skit showing what happens when they do. It's awkward.
25th Nov '16 10:36:50 AM nombretomado
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* Film/JamesBond was particularly prone to this; perhaps he just seems a pleasant dinner companion. The Platonic example is Dr. No's dinner with Bond in [[Film/DrNo his eponymous film]], but it also happened in ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}'', ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'' (with Creator/BrittEkland provided a bikini rather than evening wear), ''Film/LiveAndLetDie'', ''Film/{{Octopussy}}'' and ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'' as well as the Bond parodies in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' and ''AustinPowers''.

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* Film/JamesBond was particularly prone to this; perhaps he just seems a pleasant dinner companion. The Platonic example is Dr. No's dinner with Bond in [[Film/DrNo his eponymous film]], but it also happened in ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}'', ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'' (with Creator/BrittEkland provided a bikini rather than evening wear), ''Film/LiveAndLetDie'', ''Film/{{Octopussy}}'' and ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'' as well as the Bond parodies in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' and ''AustinPowers''.''Film/AustinPowers''.



* Parodied in the quote at the top of the page in ''Film/AustinPowers: International Man of Mystery''. Scott is baffled as to why his father is not shooting his Archenemy on the spot and is instead sharing a meal with him.

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* Parodied in the quote at the top of the page in ''Film/AustinPowers: International Man of Mystery''.''Film/AustinPowersInternationalManOfMystery''. Scott is baffled as to why his father is not shooting his Archenemy on the spot and is instead sharing a meal with him.
3rd Nov '16 8:35:36 AM Nazetrime
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* In the second ''Literature/{{Neogicia}}'' novel, the protagonist Saly gets abducted by the leader of an enemy faction who wants to find out more about one of her BioAugmentation induced powers. Since he wants her in top shape for this, he has her sleep in a nice room, has servants dress her in nice clothing and give her a good meal. The incentive he has in case Saly refuses to demonstrate? A MercyLead to escape his castle.
24th Oct '16 2:03:47 PM ChaoticNovelist
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Also compare and contrast SacredHospitality, of which this trope is arguably a subversion: The villain usually plans to torture the hero after the meal, or place him in some horrible death-trap, explicitly offering the hero the protection of guest-right, fully intending to violate that protection immediately thereafter. The villain thereby [[MoralEventHorizon reveals himself to be totally without moral or ethical scruples]].

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Also compare and contrast SacredHospitality, of which this trope is arguably a subversion: SacredHospitality: The villain usually plans to torture the hero after the meal, or place him in some horrible death-trap, death-trap. He is explicitly offering the hero the protection of guest-right, guest-right but fully intending to violate that protection immediately thereafter. The villain thereby [[MoralEventHorizon reveals himself to be totally without moral or ethical scruples]].



*** Barbossa to Jack.



** ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanOnStrangerTides'': Played with during Jack Sparrow's audience with the king.
* Ellen (Sharon Stone) took up Herod's (Gene Hackman's) offer of dinner in ''Film/TheQuickAndTheDead''. She went, [[YouKilledMyFather loaded for revenge]] but got spooked by Herod's HannibalLecture and [[IfYouKillHimYouWillBeJustLikeHim the ultimate ramifications of succeeding]].
* Parodied in the quote at the top of the page in ''Film/AustinPowers: International Man of Mystery''.

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** ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanOnStrangerTides'': Played with during Jack Sparrow's audience with the king.
king in that Jack may or may not be hanged when it is over.
* ''Film/TheQuickAndTheDead'': Ellen (Sharon Stone) took up Herod's (Gene Hackman's) offer of dinner in ''Film/TheQuickAndTheDead''. dinner. She went, [[YouKilledMyFather loaded for revenge]] but got spooked by Herod's HannibalLecture BreakingSpeech and [[IfYouKillHimYouWillBeJustLikeHim the ultimate ramifications of succeeding]].
* Parodied in the quote at the top of the page in ''Film/AustinPowers: International Man of Mystery''. Scott is baffled as to why his father is not shooting his Archenemy on the spot and is instead sharing a meal with him.



* Normally this trope requires the protagonist to be captured, but when Landa invites himself into Lapadite's home to share a drink and a smoke and casually chat about missing Jews near the beginning of ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'', his power in occupied France makes the home a prison.
** Which is [[ShoutOut quite similar]] to one of the first scenes in ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly''. Appropriate since the film is, by WordOfGod, a SpaghettiWestern set in German-occupied France.
** Likewise, the scene where Landa sits and enjoys a strudel with Shoshonna. Her reaction when he finally leaves tells it all.

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* ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'':
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Normally this trope requires the protagonist to be captured, but when Landa invites himself into Lapadite's home to share a drink and a smoke and casually chat about missing Jews near the beginning of ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'', beginning, his power in occupied France makes the home a prison.
** Which is [[ShoutOut quite similar]] to one of the first scenes in ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly''. Appropriate since the film is, by WordOfGod, a SpaghettiWestern set in German-occupied France.
** Likewise, the
**The scene where Landa sits and enjoys a strudel with Shoshonna. Her reaction when he finally leaves tells it all.
19th Oct '16 1:34:47 PM rossbparks
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** Azula attempts this with Zuko and Iroh. She invites them to the Earth King's palace under the pretense of serving the Earth King Tea, but when she reveals her ploy to them, they attempt to escape. [[spoiler: Iroh makes it out to fight another day, but Zuko is captured by Dai Li Agents when he tries to challenge Azula.]]
11th Oct '16 8:10:57 PM Katsuhagi
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* In ''{{Webcomic/Drowtales}}'', when Ariel's squad arrives in Felde, the colony presided over by [[TheChessmaster chessmistress]] BigBad Snadhya'rune, the latter arranges for Ariel and Faen to come sit at the head table with her. Snadhya is - officially - a neutral party in the District War, and a VillainWithGoodPublicity besides, but Ariel is still extremely distrusting of a woman whose clan is the Sarghress' main opponent. Snadhya, however, immediately begins a charm offensive, assuring Ariel that she is not a threat, speaking of her admiration for the Sarghress and even pointing out that the two of them share their signature color, [[PurpleIsPowerful purple]].
** And then Kalki chops Ariel's arm off. The other guests act accordingly.
-->[[spoiler:Zhor]]:You sick, twisted spawn! Nothing - NOTHING provoked this!

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* In ''{{Webcomic/Drowtales}}'', when Ariel's squad arrives in Felde, the colony presided over by [[TheChessmaster chessmistress]] BigBad Snadhya'rune, the latter arranges for Ariel and Faen to come sit at the head table with her. Snadhya is - officially - a neutral party in the District War, and a VillainWithGoodPublicity besides, but Ariel is still extremely distrusting of a woman whose clan is the Sarghress' main opponent. Snadhya, however, immediately begins a charm offensive, assuring Ariel that she is not a threat, speaking of her admiration for the Sarghress and even pointing out that the two of them share their signature color, [[PurpleIsPowerful purple]].
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purple]]. It seems to be going halfway decently, and then Kalki [[AxCrazy Kalki]] chops Ariel's arm off. The other guests act react accordingly.
-->[[spoiler:Zhor]]:You -->[[spoiler:Zhor]]: You sick, twisted spawn! Nothing - NOTHING provoked this!
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