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10th Jun '17 9:14:34 AM dmcreif
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* Played for laughs in ''Film/GoldenEye'', where PlayfulHacker Boris, after being the last survivor of the [[spoiler: collapse of the BigBad's lair (other than Bond and the girl of course)]], jumps up and hollers his CatchPhrase: "Yes! I AM INVINCIBLE!" A split second later, three tanks of liquid nitrogen explode and flash-freeze him to death.

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* Played for laughs in ''Film/GoldenEye'', where PlayfulHacker Boris, [[PlayfulHacker Boris]], after being the last survivor of the [[spoiler: collapse of the BigBad's Alec Trevelyan's lair (other than Bond and the girl Natalia of course)]], jumps up and hollers his CatchPhrase: "Yes! I AM INVINCIBLE!" A split second later, three tanks of liquid nitrogen explode and flash-freeze him to death.


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* ''Series/LukeCage2016'': Luke Cage's durable skin can resist practically anything. However, he can still sustain internal injuries, like point-blank shotgun blasts to the face. The Judas bullets can penetrate his skin and are tough to dig out.
20th May '17 7:43:18 AM ading
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* In ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'', That Guy was cryogenically frozen because they were unable to find a cure for his terrible "boneitis". He turns out to be a cold, skilled businessman, and is just about to sell Planet Express to their biggest rivals, Momcorp, when he keels over and dies, ChekhovsGun-style, of his boneitis. "I was so busy being an Eighties guy," he laments, convulsing with agony, "that I forgot to cure it..."
** His one regret was that he had boneitis.
** Also, during an episode set on a planet of robots who believe humans are evil, a horror film (in a clear homage to Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds) ends with the heroes pontificating that a human was immune to their "most powerful electromagnetic fields," but could be killed by a simple pointy stick in the back.

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* In ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'', ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'':
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That Guy was cryogenically frozen because they were unable to find a cure for his terrible "boneitis". He turns out to be a cold, skilled businessman, and is just about to sell Planet Express to their biggest rivals, Momcorp, when he keels over and dies, ChekhovsGun-style, of his boneitis. "I was so busy being an Eighties guy," he laments, convulsing with agony, "that I forgot to cure it..."
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" His one regret was that he had boneitis.
** Also, during During an episode set on a planet of robots who believe humans are evil, a horror film (in a clear homage to Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds) ends with the heroes pontificating that a human was immune to their "most powerful electromagnetic fields," but could be killed by a simple pointy stick in the back.
18th Apr '17 9:18:12 PM zequeins
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* The titular Golden Army in ''Film/HellboyIITheGoldenArmy'' was touted as an invincible army feared through the ages. Then Hellboy and co fought them and found them relatively easy to break. [[LampshadeHanging "Invincible my ass."]] [[spoiler:Subverted in that they're never said to be NighInvulnerable - just able to reform themselves from any breakdown.]]
2nd Apr '17 2:22:04 PM nombretomado
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* [[spoiler: Shinjiro Aragaki]] of ''{{Persona 3}}'' certainly ''seems'' to be headed this way after it's discovered that [[spoiler: he's been taking Persona suppressants that have been shortening his lifespan]], but it ends up being subverted when [[spoiler: he ends up TakingTheBullet for Ken Amada instead]].

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* [[spoiler: Shinjiro Aragaki]] of ''{{Persona 3}}'' ''VideoGame/Persona3'' certainly ''seems'' to be headed this way after it's discovered that [[spoiler: he's been taking Persona suppressants that have been shortening his lifespan]], but it ends up being subverted when [[spoiler: he ends up TakingTheBullet for Ken Amada instead]].
11th Mar '17 11:34:19 AM nombretomado
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* * ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'' features a unique gameplay-affecting example. One of the harder bosses in the game is The End, an incredibly skilled sniper who's also an incredibly old man. If you take a long enough break from the game (or, if you're a cheating bastard, advance the [=PS2=]'s internal clock), he'll have died of old age when you load back up.

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* * ** ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'' features a unique gameplay-affecting example. One of the harder bosses in the game is The End, an incredibly skilled sniper who's also an incredibly old man. If you take a long enough break from the game (or, if you're a cheating bastard, advance the [=PS2=]'s internal clock), he'll have died of old age when you load back up.
11th Mar '17 11:34:13 AM nombretomado
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* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'' features a unique gameplay-affecting example. One of the harder bosses in the game is The End, an incredibly skilled sniper who's also an incredibly old man. If you take a long enough break from the game (or, if you're a cheating bastard, advance the [=PS2=]'s internal clock), he'll have died of old age when you load back up.
** And in ''MetalGearSolid4'' example, Solid Snake, who's survived Outer Heaven, Zanzibar Land, Shadow Moses, the sinking of the ''Discovery'', and the Big Shell Incident is slowly dying of advanced cell degeneration. [[spoiler: It doesn't kill him, though. At least, not for LONG after the game ends.]]
*** ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty'' had a much more sudden and shocking example. Throughout the game, Fortune has been invincible, where bullets literally go around her, and explosives that get close to her don't explode (why nobody takes a knife to her is [[FridgeLogic anyone's guess]]). She and the other characters dismiss this as supernatural, and the player is convinced of this with an eventually subverted {{handwave}}. When the characters begin to pull at the threads of the [[GambitPileup twist ending]], Fortune moves to shoot [[MagnificentBastard Ocelot]] with her {{BFG}}, and he quick draws his gun and shoots her, [[spoiler: having previously deactivated the device protecting her without her knowledge (before revealing that he was responsible for it in the first place)]].

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* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'' features a unique gameplay-affecting example. One of the harder bosses in the game is The End, an incredibly skilled sniper who's also an incredibly old man. If you take a long enough break from the game (or, if you're a cheating bastard, advance the [=PS2=]'s internal clock), he'll have died of old age when you load back up.
** And in ''MetalGearSolid4'' example, In ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'', Solid Snake, who's survived Outer Heaven, Zanzibar Land, Shadow Moses, the sinking of the ''Discovery'', and the Big Shell Incident is slowly dying of advanced cell degeneration. [[spoiler: It doesn't kill him, though. At least, not for LONG after the game ends.]]
*** ** ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty'' had a much more sudden and shocking example. Throughout the game, Fortune has been invincible, where bullets literally go around her, and explosives that get close to her don't explode (why nobody takes a knife to her is [[FridgeLogic anyone's guess]]). She and the other characters dismiss this as supernatural, and the player is convinced of this with an eventually subverted {{handwave}}. When the characters begin to pull at the threads of the [[GambitPileup twist ending]], Fortune moves to shoot [[MagnificentBastard Ocelot]] with her {{BFG}}, and he quick draws his gun and shoots her, [[spoiler: having previously deactivated the device protecting her without her knowledge (before revealing that he was responsible for it in the first place)]].
5th Mar '17 9:44:45 AM nombretomado
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* MarvelComics's version of ComicBook/CaptainMarVell died not from a supervillain battle, but from cancer. (Admittedly, it was cancer caused during a supervillain battle, but.) ''The Death of Captain Marvel'' is probably the character's [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome finest moment]].

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* MarvelComics's Creator/MarvelComics' version of ComicBook/CaptainMarVell died not from a supervillain battle, but from cancer. (Admittedly, it was cancer caused during a supervillain battle, but.) ''The Death of Captain Marvel'' is probably the character's [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome finest moment]].
25th Feb '17 1:33:12 PM nombretomado
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* In the DaleBrown book ''The Tin Man'', Patrick [=McLanahan=] is warned that the first version of the eponymous PoweredArmor he's using is vulnerable to knives, something that turns out to be a ChekhovsGun. [[spoiler: Hal Briggs]] gets this in ''Strike Force'' after running into a Russian trap.

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* In the DaleBrown Creator/DaleBrown book ''The Tin Man'', Patrick [=McLanahan=] is warned that the first version of the eponymous PoweredArmor he's using is vulnerable to knives, something that turns out to be a ChekhovsGun. [[spoiler: Hal Briggs]] gets this in ''Strike Force'' after running into a Russian trap.
18th Feb '17 5:23:10 AM Blazer
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*** Another instance in that game is the Launch Base Zone final boss Big Arms. If Eggman manages to catch you in the robot's arms, he'll carry you up and body slam you, causing you to lose your rings, even in Super Mode, causing you to revert to normal.
13th Feb '17 10:34:22 PM trixus
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* ''VideoGame/HitmanAbsolution'': Used to justify why agent 47,master assassin, tried garrotting a giant bodyguard instead of anything smart. He admits that he was overconfident in his abilities and when it comes to assassinate said bodyguard, he can kill him with his barehands, to show why he thought so highly of his skills.

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* ''VideoGame/HitmanAbsolution'': Used to justify why agent 47,master assassin, tried garrotting a giant bodyguard instead of anything smart. He admits that he was overconfident in his abilities and when it comes to assassinate said bodyguard, he can kill him with his barehands, barehands in a rematch, to show why he thought so highly of his skills.
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