History Main / PinPullingTeeth

1st Jan '16 11:03:09 AM StFan
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* Italy from ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' attempts this method of detonation but [[ThrowThePin throws the pin]] while still holding the grenade in his mouth.
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* ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'': ** Italy from ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' attempts this method of detonation but [[ThrowThePin throws the pin]] while still holding the grenade in his mouth.

* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'': Olivier Armstrong does this when she takes a grenade from a fallen soldier to attack Sloth, although in this case it's a masher-style grenade with a pull string. Lan Fan as well during the assault against [[spoiler: Father]] near the end (more noticeable in ''Brotherhood'' episode 62).
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* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'': ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'': ** Olivier Armstrong does this when she takes a grenade from a fallen soldier to attack Sloth, although in this case it's a masher-style grenade with a pull string. string. ** Lan Fan as well during the assault against [[spoiler: Father]] near the end (more noticeable in ''Brotherhood'' episode 62).

* Combined with artistic license in ''Anime/CastleInTheSky'' when Dola pulls out a German "potato masher" style grenade and pulls the pin with her teeth. Potato masher grenades didn't have pins, they used a pull cord in the handle instead.

* Spike does it while fighting Vicious's men in the ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' episode 5 "Ballad of Fallen Angels."
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* ''Anime/CowboyBebop'': ** Spike does it while fighting Vicious's men in the ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' episode 5 5, "Ballad of Fallen Angels."Angels".

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[[folder:Comic Strips]] * In ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'', General Halftrack once tried to do this as a "This is how we did it back in ''my'' day!" demonstration, but just ended up throwing the still-pinned grenade along with his dentures. [[/folder]] [[folder:Fan Fic]]Works]]

[[folder:Film]] * In ''TheWrathOfGod'', one of the [[BoxedCrook "heroes"]] is mortally wounded but grapples his killer -- then brings up one hand holding a grenade. Grinning into the other man's horrified face (at about four inches), he says, "Life is just full of surprises!" before pulling the pin with his teeth and holding the grenade alongside their heads. Boom.
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[[folder:Film]] [[folder:Films -- Animation]] * Combined with artistic license in ''Anime/CastleInTheSky'' when Dola pulls out a German "potato masher" style grenade and pulls the pin with her teeth. Potato masher grenades didn't have pins, they used a pull cord in the handle instead. [[/folder]] [[folder:Films -- Live-Action]] * In ''TheWrathOfGod'', ''Film/TheWrathOfGod'', one of the [[BoxedCrook "heroes"]] is mortally wounded but grapples his killer -- then brings up one hand holding a grenade. Grinning into the other man's horrified face (at about four inches), he says, "Life is just full of surprises!" before pulling the pin with his teeth and holding the grenade alongside their heads. Boom.

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[[folder:Newspaper Comics]] * In ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'', General Halftrack once tried to do this as a "This is how we did it back in ''my'' day!" demonstration, but just ended up throwing the still-pinned grenade along with his dentures.
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[[folder:Newspaper Comics]] [[folder:Tabletop Games]] * ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}''. In ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'', General Halftrack once tried to do the short story "Balance" in ''Shadowland'' magazine #6, a dwarf does this as with a "This is how we did it back in ''my'' day!" demonstration, but just ended up throwing the still-pinned concussion grenade along with his dentures.while fighting a gang of zombies. This is averted in the game itself: modern grenades are radio signal-activated and no longer have physical pins.

[[folder:Tabletop RPG]] * ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}''. In the short story "Balance" in ''Shadowland'' magazine #6, a dwarf does this with a concussion grenade while fighting a gang of zombies. This is averted in the game itself: modern grenades are radio signal-activated and no longer have physical pins. [[/folder]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes''
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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/AvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'', [[TheBaroness Madame Viper]] pulls the pin out with her tongue, then the rest of her teeth.
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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/AvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'', ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'', [[TheBaroness Madame Viper]] pulls the pin out with her tongue, then the rest of her teeth.
28th Nov '15 2:20:30 PM nombretomado
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* ComicBook/BlackWidow does this in ''SecretAvengers'' #31 as she tosses a grenade into the engine of a plane, her other arm being occupied in clinging to the outside of the plane.
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* ComicBook/BlackWidow does this in ''SecretAvengers'' ''ComicBook/SecretAvengers'' #31 as she tosses a grenade into the engine of a plane, her other arm being occupied in clinging to the outside of the plane.
4th Oct '15 5:33:39 AM Morgenthaler
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America Wins The War has been renamed because of Missing Supertrope Syndrome. Misuse and Zero Context Examples will be cut.
* Shows up in the controversial Creator/ErrolFlynn WWII film ''Objective Burma'', perhaps the only AmericaWinsTheWar film made by an Australian. A number of WWII-era films compound this by showing both American and ''[[UsefulNotes/ImperialJapan Japanese]]'' soldiers using this trope even though Japanese grenades operated in a different manner from American and British grenades (after a safety pin was removed, the grenade was struck on a hard surface to prime)
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* Shows up in the controversial Creator/ErrolFlynn WWII film ''Objective Burma'', perhaps the only AmericaWinsTheWar AmericaWonWorldWarII film made by an Australian. A number of WWII-era films compound this by showing both American and ''[[UsefulNotes/ImperialJapan Japanese]]'' soldiers using this trope even though Japanese grenades operated in a different manner from American and British grenades (after a safety pin was removed, the grenade was struck on a hard surface to prime)
10th Aug '15 1:34:39 PM Dingbot
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* In ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'', General Halftrack once tried to do this as a "This is how we did it back in ''my'' day!" demonstration � but just ended up throwing the still-pinned grenade along with his dentures.
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* In ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'', General Halftrack once tried to do this as a "This is how we did it back in ''my'' day!" demonstration � demonstration, but just ended up throwing the still-pinned grenade along with his dentures.
8th May '15 8:01:13 PM Odon
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* A tongue-in-cheek version occurs in ''Film/EscapeToAthena'' when a Greek priest takes a bite from a fruit, then throws it at the German soldiers. It explodes, apparently being a disguised grenade.
30th Apr '15 12:22:22 PM nombretomado
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** In the short ''TheGreatPiggyBankRobbery'', Duck Twacy (WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck) does this before throwing a grenade at the villain Pumpkin Head.
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** In the short ''TheGreatPiggyBankRobbery'', ''WesternAnimation/TheGreatPiggyBankRobbery'', Duck Twacy (WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck) does this before throwing a grenade at the villain Pumpkin Head.
25th Apr '15 2:01:49 PM ReaderAt2046
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* In ''Webcomic/AnotherGamingComic'', one of Nuclear Dan's characters pulls a grenade pin with his ''tongue'', while the grenade's in his mouth. (This character has total immunity to fire and concussion, so this is not as stupid as it sounds).
26th Feb '15 7:01:16 PM jormis29
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* When a mime takes the Governor and Mr Burgess hostage on ''TheSlammer'', he mimes pulling pins from grenades with his teeth and then throwing them. [[YourMimeMakesItReal They then explode.]]
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* When a mime takes the Governor and Mr Burgess hostage on ''TheSlammer'', ''Series/TheSlammer'', he mimes pulling pins from grenades with his teeth and then throwing them. [[YourMimeMakesItReal They then explode.]]
4th Feb '15 3:31:54 AM Odon
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* In his WW2 memoir ''Quartered Safe Out Here'', Creator/GeorgeMacdonaldFraser notes the dilemma of safety versus being able to pull the pins quickly. Fraser also notes that if a certain British actor (Victor [=MacLaglen=]) known for doing this in his movies had done so during his own army service, he would have left his incisors in Mesopotamia.
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* In his WW2 memoir ''Quartered Safe Out Here'', Creator/GeorgeMacdonaldFraser notes the dilemma of safety versus being able to pull the pins quickly. Fraser also notes that if a certain British actor (Victor [=MacLaglen=]) known for doing this trope in his movies had done so during his own army service, he would have left his incisors in Mesopotamia.
4th Feb '15 3:29:32 AM Odon
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* In his WW2 memoir ''Quartered Safe Out Here'', Creator/GeorgeMacdonaldFraser notes the dilemma of safety versus being able to pull the pins quickly, and concludes that if a certain British actor (Victor MacLaglen) known for doing this in his movies had done so during his army service, he would have left his incisors in Mesopotamia.
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* In his WW2 memoir ''Quartered Safe Out Here'', Creator/GeorgeMacdonaldFraser notes the dilemma of safety versus being able to pull the pins quickly, and concludes quickly. Fraser also notes that if a certain British actor (Victor MacLaglen) [=MacLaglen=]) known for doing this in his movies had done so during his own army service, he would have left his incisors in Mesopotamia.
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