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22nd May '16 10:32:17 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* Subverted in ''Film/WeirdScience'', where the female lead uses a massive HandCannon to threaten a few characters before revealing it is a harmless, but incredibly realistic, prop water pistol. The male lead eventually uses it to threaten the HellBentForLeather BadAssBiker. He then [[ArtisticLicenseGunSafety fails gun safety forever]] by flagging everyone in the crowded house. Predictably, the weapon discharges a ''real'' round.

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* Subverted in ''Film/WeirdScience'', where the female lead uses a massive HandCannon to threaten a few characters before revealing it is a harmless, but incredibly realistic, prop water pistol. The male lead eventually uses it to threaten the HellBentForLeather BadAssBiker. He then [[ArtisticLicenseGunSafety fails gun safety forever]] by flagging everyone in the crowded house. Predictably, the weapon discharges a ''real'' round.
round right after he assures the crowd it's only a toy.
14th Aug '15 2:07:44 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''PrinceOfSpace'' the title character repeatedly states that his enemies weapons cannot harm him. Despite this he always jumps out of the way when they shoot at him. Apparently this is a result of the dub, in the original script the bad guys were apparently just ridiculously poor shots.
* Subverted in WeirdScience, where the female lead uses a massive HandCannon to threaten a few characters before revealing it is a harmless, but incredibly realistic, prop water pistol. The male lead eventually uses it to threaten the HellBentForLeather BadAssBiker. He then [[ArtisticLicenseGunSafety fails gun safety forever]] by flagging everyone in the crowded house. Predictably, the weapon discharges a ''real'' round.

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* In ''PrinceOfSpace'' ''Film/PrinceOfSpace'' the title character repeatedly states that his enemies weapons cannot harm him. Despite this he always jumps out of the way when they shoot at him. Apparently this is a result of the dub, in the original script the bad guys were apparently just ridiculously poor shots.
* Subverted in WeirdScience, ''Film/WeirdScience'', where the female lead uses a massive HandCannon to threaten a few characters before revealing it is a harmless, but incredibly realistic, prop water pistol. The male lead eventually uses it to threaten the HellBentForLeather BadAssBiker. He then [[ArtisticLicenseGunSafety fails gun safety forever]] by flagging everyone in the crowded house. Predictably, the weapon discharges a ''real'' round.
14th Aug '15 2:07:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the animated movie ''WesternAnimation/TheManCalledFlintstone'', two thugs attempt to assassinate Fred with a some sort of rock pistol. It misses and ricochets hitting one of them, apparently nothing more than an irritation. Now the 'bullet' would have lost some momentum by that time, but still.

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* In ''TheFlintstones'' animated movie ''Film/TheManCalledFlintstone'', two thugs attempt to assassinate Fred with a some sort of rock pistol. It misses and ricochets hitting one of them, apparently nothing more than an irritation. Now the 'bullet' would have lost some momentum by that time, but still.
5th May '15 7:24:48 PM ultimomant
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* Subverted in WeirdScience, where the female lead uses a massive HandCannon to threaten a few characters before revealing it is a harmless, but incredibly realistic, prop water pistol. The male lead eventually uses it to threaten the HellBentForLeather BadAssBiker. He then [[ArtisticLicenseGunsafety fails gun safety forever]] by flagging everyone in the crowded house. Predictably, the weapon discharges a ''real'' round.

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* Subverted in WeirdScience, where the female lead uses a massive HandCannon to threaten a few characters before revealing it is a harmless, but incredibly realistic, prop water pistol. The male lead eventually uses it to threaten the HellBentForLeather BadAssBiker. He then [[ArtisticLicenseGunsafety [[ArtisticLicenseGunSafety fails gun safety forever]] by flagging everyone in the crowded house. Predictably, the weapon discharges a ''real'' round.
10th Mar '15 12:54:19 AM chochlik
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* Played for laughs in British comedy ''Vexed'' in which an AxeCrazy WomanScorned decides to kill herself, her lover and the male lead by burning them alive. The two men beg hysterically for their lives as she soaks them in petrol and lights a match. [[spoiler: Turns out it was diesel.]]

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* Played for laughs in British comedy ''Vexed'' in which an AxeCrazy WomanScorned decides to kill herself, her lover and the male lead by burning them alive. The two men beg hysterically for their lives as she soaks them in petrol and lights a match. [[spoiler: Turns out it was diesel.diesel, which quenches the match as it requires a higher burning temperature.]]
20th Apr '14 8:58:00 AM Regulas314
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* In ''TheFlintstones'' animated movie ''The Man Called Flintstone'', two thugs attempt to assassinate Fred with a some sort of rock pistol. It misses and ricochets hitting one of them, apparently nothing more than an irritation. Now the 'bullet' would have lost some momentum by that time, but still.

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* In ''TheFlintstones'' animated movie ''The Man Called Flintstone'', ''Film/TheManCalledFlintstone'', two thugs attempt to assassinate Fred with a some sort of rock pistol. It misses and ricochets hitting one of them, apparently nothing more than an irritation. Now the 'bullet' would have lost some momentum by that time, but still.
3rd Nov '13 10:45:47 AM morenohijazo
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Related to SelectivelyLethalWeapon and CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon. Contrast NerfArm.

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Related to SelectivelyLethalWeapon AsLethalAsItNeedsToBe and CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon. Contrast NerfArm.NerfArm.
27th Oct '13 5:47:18 PM BaronPraxis
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* ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "Patterns of Force". A Nazi fires a gun at a Resistance fighter and kills him. After Kirk and Spock grab the Nazi, Spock takes her gun away from her. The fighter then gets up, revealing that her gun was filled with blanks. Spock points the gun at the Nazi, even though it can't shoot her. Watch it [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6QcYaW6I_8 here, starting at 4:40]]. Perhaps [[JustifiedTrope justified]] by the fact that even blanks can cause serious injury from the range he is threatening her with it. (And from the look on her face when this happens, she agrees.)

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* ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "Patterns of Force". A Nazi fires a gun at a Resistance fighter and kills him. After Kirk and Spock grab the Nazi, Spock takes her gun away from her. The fighter then gets up, revealing that her gun was filled with blanks. Spock points the gun at the Nazi, even though it can't shoot her. Watch it [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6QcYaW6I_8 here, starting at 4:40]]. Perhaps [[JustifiedTrope justified]] by the fact that even blanks can cause serious injury from the range he is threatening her with it. (And from the look on her face when this happens, she agrees.)
19th Nov '12 7:47:02 AM Oreochan
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* In ''{{Bleach}}'', during the Kasumioji Clan filler arc, a character named Kenryu is introduced. His EmpathicWeapon is Benishidare, which sprays pollen in the air, and any weapon that it lands on is instantly covered in flowers. That's right, he fights by covering his enemies in flowers.

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* In ''{{Bleach}}'', ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', during the Kasumioji Clan filler arc, a character named Kenryu is introduced. His EmpathicWeapon is Benishidare, which sprays pollen in the air, and any weapon that it lands on is instantly covered in flowers. That's right, he fights by covering his enemies in flowers.
8th Aug '12 8:37:16 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* In the live action ''SuperMarioBros'' film, an old lady attempts to mug the titular pair using some kind of cattle prod. She touches Mario with it, but he acts more surprised than incapacitated or in pain. Since there were two of them, they could've easily overpowered her even if she tried shocking one of them for a longer interval.

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* In the live action ''SuperMarioBros'' ''Film/SuperMarioBros'' film, an old lady attempts to mug the titular pair using some kind of cattle prod. She touches Mario with it, but he acts more surprised than incapacitated or in pain. Since there were two of them, they could've easily overpowered her even if she tried shocking one of them for a longer interval.
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