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10th May '16 9:59:57 AM SolidSonicTH
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* Scott Lang claims he's done stealing stuff in ''Film/AntMan'' when offered a job by Hank Pym, who immediately says the job he has in mind is for him to steal something. So this is a ''de facto'' last job for Scott. That said afterwards he becomes a full-fledged superhero anyway so despite firmly jumping across the thin red line, it definitely didn't end up being the end of his exploits.
10th May '16 7:56:44 AM SolidSonicTH
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* ''VideoGame/{{Uncharted}} 4: A Thief's End'' is Nathan Drake's "last job" as the GrandFinale of the ''Uncharted'' timeline, set at least two years after he told himself he'd stop adventuring and treasure hunting.
3rd May '16 4:43:54 AM Luc
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A seasoned criminal announces that he'll take on One Last Job before retirement to peaceful honest life. Usually, this leads to either a TenMinuteRetirement, or death by {{Retirony}} due to either a PlethoraOfMistakes, his superiors deciding to show him [[ResignationsNotAccepted there's only one way to leave their organization]], or the [[RedemptionEqualsDeath universe deciding there is only way back onto the straight and narrow.]]

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A seasoned criminal announces that he'll take on One Last Job before retirement to peaceful honest life. Usually, this leads to either a TenMinuteRetirement, or death by {{Retirony}} due to either a PlethoraOfMistakes, his superiors deciding to show him [[ResignationsNotAccepted there's only one way to leave their organization]], or the [[RedemptionEqualsDeath universe deciding there is only way back onto the straight and narrow.]]
]] A frequently used variation with a more logical justification (and one that's probably more likely to stick in a non-fatal manner) is that this time, ItsPersonal.
26th Apr '16 1:24:50 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/{{Shakara}}': When Karnak tries to convince [[ProfessionalKiller Valentine D'Eath]] to go out of retirement to destroy Shakara, Valentine lampshades it, noting that he's heard that line a million times before.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Shakara}}': ''ComicBook/{{Shakara}}'': When Karnak tries to convince [[ProfessionalKiller Valentine D'Eath]] to go out of retirement to destroy Shakara, Valentine lampshades it, noting that he's heard that line a million times before.
26th Apr '16 1:24:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Franchise/{{Spider-Man}}'' villains the Shocker and Hydro-Man are determined to pull off one last job to retire on after a lifetime of hardship and difficulty. Spider-Man foils this attempt in a way that makes him look like kind of a dick.

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* ''Franchise/{{Spider-Man}}'' ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' villains the Shocker and Hydro-Man are determined to pull off one last job to retire on after a lifetime of hardship and difficulty. Spider-Man foils this attempt in a way that makes him look like kind of a dick.


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* ''ComicBook/{{Shakara}}': When Karnak tries to convince [[ProfessionalKiller Valentine D'Eath]] to go out of retirement to destroy Shakara, Valentine lampshades it, noting that he's heard that line a million times before.
7th Apr '16 5:43:50 PM Bissek
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* The main character of the ''Literature/ElementalAssassin'' novels has been ''trying'' to retire since the end of the first book. Every book after that (Apart from a prequel novel) has her forced into this by either someone attacking her or stomping on her BerserkButton (Do not threaten her friends, family, or employees). As of 2016, the series is at thirteen books with no sign of stopping any time soon.
4th Apr '16 7:30:30 PM TheCuza
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* In ''VideoGame/TheVanishingOfEthanCarter'', PlayerCharacter and OccultDetective Paul Prospero states that this will be his last job before retirement.

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* In ''VideoGame/TheVanishingOfEthanCarter'', PlayerCharacter and OccultDetective Paul Prospero states that this will be his last job before retirement. [[spoiler:After all, you can't go on to solve more cases when you're a fictional character in the middle of suffering AuthorExistenceFailure.]]
16th Mar '16 3:36:29 AM erforce
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* ''Film/TheItalianJob1969'''s climactic heist, which was more about proving a point than the money. The opening heist of the [[TheItalianJob2003 the new one]] was supposed to be Donald Sutherland's last job [[spoiler: and it was]].

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* ''Film/TheItalianJob1969'''s climactic heist, which was more about proving a point than the money. The opening heist of the [[TheItalianJob2003 [[Film/TheItalianJob2003 the new one]] was supposed to be Donald Sutherland's last job [[spoiler: and it was]].



* The JidaiGeki film ''BanditsVsSamuraiSquadron'' features the titular group of bandits doing one last job before retiring once and for all. Things go poorly.

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* The JidaiGeki film ''BanditsVsSamuraiSquadron'' ''Film/BanditsVsSamuraiSquadron'' features the titular group of bandits doing one last job before retiring once and for all. Things go poorly.
29th Jan '16 10:17:18 AM Willbyr
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* ''AceAttorneyInvestigations'': Catching the Yatagarasu was Detective Badd's last job, the night of the last case was the last day before his retirement. [[spoiler: No {{Retirony}} for him -- rather than dying, he peacefully turns himself in afterwards to stand trial for ''also'' being the Yatagarasu.]]

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* ''AceAttorneyInvestigations'': ''VisualNovel/AceAttorneyInvestigationsMilesEdgeworth'': Catching the Yatagarasu was Detective Badd's last job, the night of the last case was the last day before his retirement. [[spoiler: No {{Retirony}} for him -- rather than dying, he peacefully turns himself in afterwards to stand trial for ''also'' being the Yatagarasu.]]
20th Dec '15 1:21:22 PM eroock
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* In ''VideoGame/TheVanishingOfEthanCarter'', PlayerCharacter and OccultDetective Paul Prospero states that this will be his last job before retirement.
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