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4th Feb '17 9:39:39 AM JackG
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* [[Literature/TheExecutioner Mack Bolan]] charges into a house full of terrorists, only to find his girlfriend April Rose is holding them all at gunpoint. She quips that it's just like a man to leave the cleaning up to a woman.

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* In "Flesh Wounds", [[Literature/TheExecutioner Mack Bolan]] charges into a house full of terrorists, only to find his girlfriend April Rose is holding them all at gunpoint. She quips that it's just like a man to leave the cleaning up to a woman.
26th Dec '16 8:11:00 PM PaulA
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* In the Sci-Fi ''Series/FlashGordon'', Flash insists on finding and rescuing Dale from becoming Ming's latest courtesan as soon as he is sprung from jail. He is met, halfway there, by Dale who had escaped to rescue ''him''.

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* In the Sci-Fi ''Series/FlashGordon'', ''Series/{{Flash Gordon|2007}}'', Flash insists on finding and rescuing Dale from becoming Ming's latest courtesan as soon as he is sprung from jail. He is met, halfway there, by Dale who had escaped to rescue ''him''.
19th Dec '16 6:06:15 PM Discar
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** In [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS2E07StealthStrike season 2, episode 7]], when Ezra gets captured, the troopers don't even manage to get him into his cell before he escapes, recollects his lightsaber, and disarms all of them. He tosses them in the cell that was meant for him, then stuns the next two stormtroopers who came around the corner. [[DressingAsTheEnemy Except those two were Kanan and Rex, coming to rescue him]].

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** In [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS2E07StealthStrike season 2, episode 7]], when Ezra gets captured, the troopers don't even manage to get him into his cell before he escapes, recollects his lightsaber, and disarms all of them. He tosses them in the cell that was meant for him, then stuns the next two stormtroopers who came come around the corner. [[DressingAsTheEnemy Except those two were Kanan and Rex, coming to rescue him]].
19th Dec '16 5:58:11 PM Discar
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'':
** In [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS2E07StealthStrike season 2, episode 7]], when Ezra gets captured, the troopers don't even manage to get him into his cell before he escapes, recollects his lightsaber, and disarms all of them. He tosses them in the cell that was meant for him, then stuns the next two stormtroopers who came around the corner. [[DressingAsTheEnemy Except those two were Kanan and Rex, coming to rescue him]].
--->'''Kanan:''' You shot us! I can't believe you shot us!
** In [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E02TheAntillesExtraction season 3, episode 2]], after Sabine, Wedge, and Hobby get captured by Pryce, Wedge and Hobby are put in another cell, while Sabine goes through interrogation from Pryce. Wedge tries to think of a plan to save Sabine, but, of course, she breaks herself out and goes to save them instead.
--->'''Wedge:''' Sabine! Uh, we were coming to rescue you!\\
'''Sabine:''' That's cute.
12th Sep '16 1:50:20 PM ironballs16
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* Lampooned six ways from Sunday in ''WesternAnimation/TheDoverBoys'' - Dan Backslide is getting the everloving ''tar'' kicked out of him by Dora even while she screams for help from Tom, Dick, and Larry, [[PityTheKidnapper eventually yelling for them himself]].
18th Apr '16 2:51:38 PM SSJMagus
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* In ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'', after Quill and Gamora are captured by Yondu, Quill manages to talk them out of risk. Cue Rocket, Drax and Groot attacking the ship to rescue the two.

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* In ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'', after Quill and Gamora are captured by Yondu, Quill manages to talk them out of risk.executing them. Cue Rocket, Drax and Groot attacking the ship to rescue the two.
6th Apr '16 11:48:30 PM ultimomant
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* ''Series/{{Supergirl 2015}}'': In "World's Finest", Barry Allen from ''Series/TheFlash2014'' arrives from a portal to Supergirl's universe. Right as he does this, Kara Danvers gets knocked out a window by Siobhan Smythe/Silver Banshee. Thinking she's an ordinary citizen in danger, Barry catches her. Kara tells him she is invulnerable and was in no danger. It did benefit her that it allowed her to be saved without revealing her secret identity.



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4th Jan '16 6:36:11 PM eowynjedi
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* The second season of the ''Manga/MagicKnightRayearth'' anime has Ferio break into Fahren's ship to rescue Fuu, who has just defeated Aska's archery skills and an army of ninja with little effort. Ferio insists on giving her a BridalCarry out of the place anyhow, since that's what he showed up to do.


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* In ''Webcomic/CucumberQuest'', Almond swoops in with her [[CallingYourAttacks Evil-Vanquishing Almond Slicer!]] to get the Roselings that have wrapped up her formerly wimpy brother Cucumber... only to see that he's freed himself with his own magic.
23rd Aug '15 6:58:17 PM SSJMagus
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* Depending on how you play it, ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'' can feature either Lucca rescuing Crono from prison or meeting up with Crono after he's pretty much rescued himself.

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* Depending on how you play it, ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'' can feature either Lucca rescuing Crono from prison or meeting up with Crono after he's pretty much rescued himself. Helps that the prison guards were so incompetent that ''they didn't even confiscate Crono's sword''.
7th Jul '15 11:56:44 AM erforce
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* In ''Videogame/FinalFantasyX'', when Tidus, Lulu and Kimahri go to rescue Yuna from the Al-Bhed Psyches, after beating the machina boss Oblitzerator, the hatch on the ship opens... and out walks Yuna, completely unharmed, while a would-be captor slides to the ground. The only comments? Lulu: "I hope you hurt them." Yuna: "A little."

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* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy''
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In ''Videogame/FinalFantasyX'', when Tidus, Lulu and Kimahri go to rescue Yuna from the Al-Bhed Psyches, after beating the machina boss Oblitzerator, the hatch on the ship opens... and out walks Yuna, completely unharmed, while a would-be captor slides to the ground. The only comments? Lulu: "I hope you hurt them." Yuna: "A little.""
** In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'', Sazh and Vanille are captured and awaiting public execution aboard a flying battlecruiser. Naturally, the remainder of the party decides to storm it and rescue them. The two prisoners make use of the distraction provided by their allies to escape and meet up with the party roughly halfway.



* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'', Sazh and Vanille are captured and awaiting public execution aboard a flying battlecruiser. Naturally, the remainder of the party decides to storm it and rescue them. The two prisoners make use of the distraction provided by their allies to escape and meet up with the party roughly halfway.
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