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18th May '16 2:05:58 PM nombretomado
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* The BodyOfTheWeek on one episode of ''{{CSI NY}}'' was beheaded using a katana swung with such force that the severed head remained balanced on the neck (he was sitting on a park bench at the time).

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* The BodyOfTheWeek on one episode of ''{{CSI NY}}'' ''Series/{{CSINY}}'' was beheaded using a katana swung with such force that the severed head remained balanced on the neck (he was sitting on a park bench at the time).
18th May '16 2:21:15 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* On the [[CoolVersusAwesome edu-tainment]] show, ''DeadliestWarrior'', one of the hosts gives this as the signal when testing the makrakka, a sickle-like weapon used by the Zande tribe of Central Africa on a ballistic gel torso dummy. It does it's job.

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* On the [[CoolVersusAwesome edu-tainment]] show, ''DeadliestWarrior'', ''Series/DeadliestWarrior'', one of the hosts gives this as the signal when testing the makrakka, a sickle-like weapon used by the Zande tribe of Central Africa on a ballistic gel torso dummy. It does it's job.
15th May '16 5:59:54 PM nombretomado
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** Similarly to Vic Morrow, film director [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Sagal Boris Sagal]] (father of actress [[MarriedWithChildren Katey]] [[{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}} Sagal]]) died via being decapitated by the tail rotor blades of a stunt helicopter.

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** Similarly to Vic Morrow, film director [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Sagal Boris Sagal]] (father of actress [[MarriedWithChildren [[Series/MarriedWithChildren Katey]] [[{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}} Sagal]]) died via being decapitated by the tail rotor blades of a stunt helicopter.
15th May '16 8:27:10 AM Tyk5919
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* Lyle Krinkor from ''Literature/ThePiratesCoveredInFur'' beheads [[spoiler:Pryllic]] after he fails to beat Michum and Tully in combat.
14th May '16 1:27:01 AM Tron80
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* ''Fanfic/{{Quicken}}'': [[AntiHero Emma]] beheads super-villain Cricket with a kukri after defeating her.
7th May '16 5:28:22 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* In Wrestling/{{Chikara}}, Oleg The Usurper's lariat is called "off with his head", though the only wrestlers he has actually beheaded with it are [[WeCanRebuildHim those who can survive such injuries]], such as Dragon [[RepetitiveName Dragon]].[[/folder]]

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* In Wrestling/{{Chikara}}, Oleg The Usurper's lariat is called "off with his head", though the only wrestlers he has actually beheaded with it are [[WeCanRebuildHim those who can survive such injuries]], injuries, such as the {{living toy|s}} Dragon [[RepetitiveName Dragon]].[[/folder]]
7th May '16 5:25:23 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* In Wrestling/{{Chikara}}, Oleg The Usurper's lariat is called "off with his head", though the only wrestlers he has actually beheaded with it are [[WeCanDRebuildHim those who can survive such injuries]], such as Dragon [RepetitiveName Dragon]].

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* In Wrestling/{{Chikara}}, Oleg The Usurper's lariat is called "off with his head", though the only wrestlers he has actually beheaded with it are [[WeCanDRebuildHim [[WeCanRebuildHim those who can survive such injuries]], such as Dragon [RepetitiveName Dragon]].
[[RepetitiveName Dragon]].[[/folder]]
7th May '16 5:24:27 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* In Wrestling/{{Chikara}}, Oleg The Usurper's lariat is called "off with his head", though the only wrestlers he has actually beheaded with it are [[WeCanDRebuildHim those who can survive such injuries]], such as Dragon [RepetitiveName Dragon]].
5th May '16 2:31:08 PM margdean56
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* In the musical ''Celebration'', "Saturnalia" ends with the execution of the Mock-King by decapitated. Mr. Rich is startled, perhaps because the puppet's head looks like his own.

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* In the musical ''Celebration'', "Saturnalia" ends with the execution of the Mock-King by decapitated.decapitation. Mr. Rich is startled, perhaps because the puppet's head looks like his own.
5th May '16 2:24:14 PM margdean56
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* ''Literature/SirGawainAndTheGreenKnight''. The Green Knight dares anyone to chop his head off with his own battle axe. Sir Gawain chops off the Green Knight's head, only to have the Green Knight pick his own head up, and place it back upon his shoulders. One of the best-known stories of KingArthur.

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* ''Literature/SirGawainAndTheGreenKnight''. The Green Knight dares anyone to chop his head off with his own battle axe.battle-axe. Sir Gawain chops off the Green Knight's head, only to have the Green Knight pick his own head up, and place it back upon his shoulders. One of the best-known stories of KingArthur.



* Many know the trope name from ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland'', in which the Queen of Hearts shouts "Off with his head!" and "Off with her head!" and "Off with their heads!" to order the execution of almost everyone at the croquet game. It isn't until the Creator/TimBurton version that the Queen is actually seen to have gone through it, though. Every other time, victims were pardoned behind her back by [[HenpeckedHusband the King]].

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* Many know the trope name from ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland'', in which the Queen of Hearts shouts "Off with his head!" and "Off with her head!" and "Off with their heads!" to order the execution of almost everyone at the croquet game. It isn't until the Creator/TimBurton version that the Queen is actually seen to have gone through with it, though. Every other time, victims were pardoned behind her back by [[HenpeckedHusband the King]].



** After being bested in a duel, the eponymous villain in ''Literature/TheManWithTheRedTattoo'' commits a {{Seppuku}}, and his friend finishes the ritual by decapitating him.

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** After being bested in a duel, the eponymous villain in ''Literature/TheManWithTheRedTattoo'' commits a {{Seppuku}}, and his friend finishes the ritual by decapitating him.
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