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13th Dec '17 11:04:39 AM RyzeGuy
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* In ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'', after the final battle with [[spoiler:Kai Leng]], a Renegade interrupt allows you to do this, [[spoiler:breaking his sword as he sneaks up on you to shank you from behind, just before using your omniblade to end him once and for all]]. Given the crap that [[spoiler:Kai Leng]] has pulled on you all game, this is a [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome very]] [[KickTheSonOfABitch satisfying]] way to take him down.

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* In ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'', after the final battle with [[spoiler:Kai Leng]], a Renegade interrupt allows you to do this, [[spoiler:breaking his sword as he sneaks up on you to shank you from behind, just before using your omniblade to end him once and for all]]. Given the crap that [[spoiler:Kai Leng]] has pulled on you all game, this is a [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome very]] [[KickTheSonOfABitch [[AssholeVictim satisfying]] way to take him down.
9th Dec '17 11:30:48 PM Linda58
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** A classic badass example is when Wes is interrogating a demon in a bar. The demon starts getting cocky when he sees another demon sneaking up on Wesley... until Wes reaches behind with a shotgun and blows his face off. Which ''should'' grow back on that species.

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** A classic badass example is when Wes Faith is interrogating a demon in a bar.bar, while Wes watches. The demon starts getting cocky when he sees another demon sneaking up on Wesley... until Wes reaches behind with a shotgun and blows his face off. Which ''should'' grow back on that species.species.
-->'''Wesley:''' ''(DramaticGunCock)'' Eventually.
-->'''Faith:''' Think yours will?
20th Nov '17 12:03:22 PM Geoduck
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* In the Creator/ChuckJones short ''WesternAnimation/TheDoverBoys'', kidnapping victim Dora Standpipe does this repeatedly to [[RunningGag coward bully cad and thief]] Dan Backslide, even as she continues to pound a door and call for help.
5th Nov '17 8:17:50 AM JAG001
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* Zero from ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' onward can pull this off in normal gameplay; most of his Z-Saber slashes arc far enough over his back to hit enemies behind him.

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* Zero from ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' onward can pull this off in normal gameplay; most of his Z-Saber slashes arc far enough over his back to hit enemies behind him.him. His successor, [[VideoGame/MegaManZX Model Z]], can also do this.
5th Nov '17 8:12:05 AM JAG001
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* Zero from ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' onward can pull this off in normal gameplay; most of his Z-Saber slashes arc far enough over his back to hit enemies behind him.
24th Oct '17 6:02:29 AM DarkDuel
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* In ''[[VideoGame/GundamVsSeries Gundam vs Zeta Gundam]]'', the Hyaku Shiki is able to fire its beam rifle over the shoulder this way.
29th Sep '17 8:38:52 AM Seanette
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* Variant on the theme with an offhand DopeSlap in [[http://www.wordstudio.net/gist/fodder/penguin_animated.gif this animated GIF]].

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* Variant on the theme with an offhand DopeSlap in [[http://www.wordstudio.net/gist/fodder/penguin_animated.gif [[https://giphy.com/gifs/fail-water-11StaZ9Lj74oCY this animated GIF]].
26th Sep '17 5:46:18 PM TallTroper
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*** Frieza does it again in the Tournament of Power arc, using his tail.
25th Sep '17 2:40:20 PM DDRMASTERM
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTi4NBQXsbQ This weatherman]] was delivering a report when some idiot decided to run into the shot screaming, and he knees the attacker and then goes back to reporting without even missing a beat.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTi4NBQXsbQ This weatherman]] Jim Cantore]] (of Creator/TheWeatherChannel) was delivering a report when some idiot decided to run into the shot screaming, and he knees the attacker and then goes back to reporting without even missing a beat.
17th Sep '17 1:30:17 PM Pastykake
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* Apparently, the rest of the Batfamily has picked this up from him. Cassandra Cain (Batgirl II) and Steph (Spoiler, later Batgirl III) do this ''in sync'' [[http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lzhhkwmFSG1qbujox.jpg at one point.]]

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* Apparently, the rest of the Batfamily has picked pick this up from him. Cassandra Cain (Batgirl II) and Steph (Spoiler, later Batgirl III) do this ''in sync'' [[http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lzhhkwmFSG1qbujox.jpg at one point.]]



* in ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns'', Samus can 360 angle, so an Offhand Backshoot is possible [[ExcuseMeWhileIMultitask while running]].

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* ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns''. A particular boss fight has a cutscene afterward in ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns'', which the enemy tries to get up for a last-ditch sneak attack from the side and behind Samus, but Samus can 360 angle, so an Offhand Backshoot is possible [[ExcuseMeWhileIMultitask fires a charged shot to finish it while running]].looking away at something else.
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