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25th Mar '17 5:35:54 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'': A.J. (Creator/BenAffleck) has to be the one to remain on the asteroid and detonate the bomb, after drawing the short straw. Instead, Harry (BruceWillis) disconnects an oxygen tube from his space suit, forcing him to go back to the shuttle and let Harry do the job.

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* ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'': A.J. (Creator/BenAffleck) has to be the one to remain on the asteroid and detonate the bomb, after drawing the short straw. Instead, Harry (BruceWillis) (Creator/BruceWillis) disconnects an oxygen tube from his space suit, forcing him to go back to the shuttle and let Harry do the job.
22nd Mar '17 3:25:23 AM ginsengaddict
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See KindRestraints for a softer version of this. Compare PercussiveShutdown when this tactic is used against an object rather than a character. A common reason for this is that the character punching you out is MoreExpendableThanYou. Compare GetAholdOfYourselfMan, DopeSlap and DontSaySuchStupidThings.

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See KindRestraints for a softer version of this. Compare PercussiveShutdown when this tactic is used against an object rather than a character. Can result in PercussiveTherapy if the recipient of the hit has been a source of frustration for the person doing the hitting. A common reason for this is that the character punching you out is MoreExpendableThanYou. Compare GetAholdOfYourselfMan, DopeSlap and DontSaySuchStupidThings.
21st Mar '17 2:39:56 AM eroock
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Compare PercussiveShutdown when this tactic is used against an object rather than a character. A common reason for this is that the character punching you out is MoreExpendableThanYou. Compare GetAholdOfYourselfMan, DopeSlap and DontSaySuchStupidThings.

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See KindRestraints for a softer version of this. Compare PercussiveShutdown when this tactic is used against an object rather than a character. A common reason for this is that the character punching you out is MoreExpendableThanYou. Compare GetAholdOfYourselfMan, DopeSlap and DontSaySuchStupidThings.
21st Mar '17 2:37:56 AM eroock
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A common reason for this is that the character punching you out is MoreExpendableThanYou. Compare GetAholdOfYourselfMan, DopeSlap and DontSaySuchStupidThings.

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Compare PercussiveShutdown when this tactic is used against an object rather than a character. A common reason for this is that the character punching you out is MoreExpendableThanYou. Compare GetAholdOfYourselfMan, DopeSlap and DontSaySuchStupidThings.
23rd Feb '17 2:05:05 AM Arivne
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* In one of the only times that he hits a woman, Marv from ''ComicBook/SinCity'' does this to Wendy in order to [[spoiler:spare her from watching him torture her sister's killer to death, something that would "give her nightmares."]]

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* ''ComicBook/SinCity''
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In one of the only few times that he hits a woman, Marv from ''ComicBook/SinCity'' does this to Wendy in order to [[spoiler:spare her from watching him torture her sister's killer to death, something that would "give her nightmares."]]
8th Jan '17 11:51:45 AM BlueGuy
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* In ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', Kakyoin shoots Polnareff with an Emerald Splash to knock him out of the way of Hol Horse's bullet.
** Happens again later on at DIO's mansion. [[spoiler: When Vanilla Ice is about to ambush the party of Avdol, Polnareff, and Iggy, Avdol smacks the latter two out of the way, [[HeroicSacrifice at the cost of his own life.]]]]

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* In ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureStardustCrusaders'', Kakyoin shoots Polnareff with an Emerald Splash to knock him out of the way of Hol Horse's bullet.
** Happens
bullet. It happens again much later on at DIO's mansion. [[spoiler: When on: [[spoiler:when Vanilla Ice is about to ambush the party of Avdol, Polnareff, and Iggy, Avdol smacks the latter two out of the way, way [[HeroicSacrifice at the cost of his own life.]]]]
22nd Dec '16 5:40:05 PM GhostOfAGeek
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* In ''Webcomic/EverydayHeroes'', Mr. Mighty [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/eddurd/everydayheroes/series.php?view=single&ID=149953 knocks out]] Iron Jane to prevent her from committing murder for revenge.

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* In ''Webcomic/EverydayHeroes'', Mr. Mighty [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/eddurd/everydayheroes/series.php?view=single&ID=149953 [[http://eheroes.smackjeeves.com/comics/1991173/rockin-role-model/ knocks out]] Iron Jane to prevent her from committing murder for revenge.
13th Nov '16 3:30:20 PM nombretomado
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* Hawkgirl to Hawkman in ''JusticeLeagueUnlimited''.

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* %%* Hawkgirl to Hawkman in ''JusticeLeagueUnlimited''.''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited''.
9th Nov '16 12:55:12 PM dasuberkaiser
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* ''Franchise/MetalGear''
** ''[[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty Metal Gear Solid 2]]'': Even MissionControl suggests that you knock E.E out and drag her in order to get past some scary bugs on the floor.
** In ''[[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater Metal Gear Solid 3]]'' punching out Eva and dragging her is the best way to keep her from doing something stupid that might attract enemy guards. Also saves on food since her stamina doesn't go down while asleep.
* Happens twice in ''VideoGame/SuikodenII'' once early in the game, Tsai of the Holy Spear may knock out two of the main characters to preventing them from fighting against Luca Blight, and later on the game Flik knocks out e major of Greenhill to prevent her turning herself in to the enemy army.
* In the finale of ''VideoGame/CaptainRainbow'', [[spoiler:the island is facing destruction, and Hikari tells you to escape on the last wishing star. You can refuse, but Hikari will still insist you go. Since she won't take no for an answer, you knock her out, put her on the star and send her off to safety.]]
* In ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIVTheBalladOfGayTony'', Tony is ordered to kill several men with a supply of satchel charges. Knowing that he's drugged up and has no clue how to use them, Luis knocks him out and does the job himself.
* In the early days of ''VideoGame/DungeonsAndDragonsOnline'', the "Threnal" quest chain was infamous for a hold-the-line quest wherein you needed to protect an NPC who liked nothing better than to charge every group of monsters -- and consequently draw too much aggro and get himself killed. Nowadays, he can be knocked unconscious with a dialogue option.
* This happens in ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors 7'' during Shu's story mode. At the battle of Yi Ling, Liu Bei tries to take on the entire Wu army by himself to get revenge for his fallen sworn brothers. Zhao Yun, who had pleaded with him to fall back, finally stops him with an elbow to the stomach, which knocks him out, leaving him to be carried away from the battlefield by some allied troops.
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* ''Franchise/MetalGear''
** ''[[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty Metal Gear Solid 2]]'': Even MissionControl suggests that you knock E.E out and drag her in order to get past some scary bugs on the floor.
** In ''[[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater Metal Gear Solid 3]]'' punching out Eva and dragging her is the best way to keep her from doing something stupid that might attract enemy guards. Also saves on food since her stamina doesn't go down while asleep.
* Happens twice in ''VideoGame/SuikodenII'' once early in the game, Tsai of the Holy Spear may knock out two of the main characters to preventing them from fighting against Luca Blight, and later on the game Flik knocks out e major of Greenhill to prevent her turning herself in to the enemy army.
* In the finale of ''VideoGame/CaptainRainbow'', [[spoiler:the island is facing destruction, and Hikari tells you to escape on the last wishing star. You can refuse, but Hikari will still insist you go. Since she won't take no for an answer, you knock her out, put her on the star and send her off to safety.]]
* In ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIVTheBalladOfGayTony'', Tony is ordered to kill several men with a supply of satchel charges. Knowing that he's drugged up and has no clue how to use them, Luis knocks him out and does the job himself.
* In the early days of ''VideoGame/DungeonsAndDragonsOnline'', the "Threnal" quest chain was infamous for a hold-the-line quest wherein you needed to protect an NPC who liked nothing better than to charge every group of monsters -- and consequently draw too much aggro and get himself killed. Nowadays, he can be knocked unconscious with a dialogue option.
* This happens in ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors 7'' during Shu's story mode. At the battle of Yi Ling, Liu Bei tries to take on the entire Wu army by himself to get revenge for his fallen sworn brothers. Zhao Yun, who had pleaded with him to fall back, finally stops him with an elbow to the stomach, which knocks him out, leaving him to be carried away from the battlefield by some allied troops.
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7th Nov '16 7:39:16 AM Koveras
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* An instance of this trope can be considered the PointOfDivergence in the ''Literature/ArciaChronicles'', which then has contained a pretty faithful FantasyConflictCounterpart of UsefulNotes/WarsOfTheRoses. Namely, during the Battle of Graza (Bosworth), Alexander Tagere's (UsefulNotes/RichardIII) final SelfDestructiveCharge is cut short by his BestFriend Raphael Kerna knocking him out and hoisting his body over a horse that'd carry him out of the melee. Thus, Alexander survives where Richard died.
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