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14th Aug '16 1:31:49 PM nombretomado
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* Dark and Riku from DNAngel have been captured and handcuffed because Dark surrendered the moment they were confronted. Riku is furious and begins yelling at Dark, at which point he reveals he has easily escaped.

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* Dark and Riku from DNAngel ''Manga/DNAngel'' have been captured and handcuffed because Dark surrendered the moment they were confronted. Riku is furious and begins yelling at Dark, at which point he reveals he has easily escaped.
29th May '16 7:14:32 PM MarcInGA
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* In ''The Thing From Another World'' (1951), in an awkward romantic moment, a military officer lets a woman tie him to a chair after she claimed he was too handsy last time. He has already slipped out of his bonds by the time she confesses to things and says she would never have said them if he wasn't tied up.
18th May '16 12:57:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* Lestrade does this at least once on the cartoon ''SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury''.

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* Lestrade does this at least once on the cartoon ''SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury''.''WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury''.
26th Mar '16 7:18:13 PM JackG
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** At the start of "The Cold War", Team Machine have TokenEvilTeammate handcuffed to a bench and she isn't happy about it. Root points out that they can't hold her, "[[CasualKink not against your will, anyway.]]" Shaw shows Root the unlocked handcuff. "Too true."

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** At the start of "The Cold War", War", Team Machine have TokenEvilTeammate Shaw handcuffed to a bench and she isn't happy about it. it. Root points out that they can't hold her, "[[CasualKink not against your will, anyway.]]" ]]" Shaw shows Root the unlocked handcuff. handcuff. "Too true."



** Parodying this trope, the family get tied up by robbers and are trying to work out how to get free, when Chris or Peter stands up as the robbers didn't bother to tie him up.

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** ** Parodying this trope, the family get tied up by robbers and are trying to work out how to get free, when Chris or Peter stands up as the robbers didn't bother to tie him up.
26th Mar '16 7:17:35 PM JackG
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* ''{{Series/Supernatural}}''. PlayedForDrama when Dean discovers Sam doesn't have a soul after being rescued from Hell. He beats Sam up and ties him to a chair while he and Cas try and work out what to do. Sam argues that it doesn't make any difference, and Dean can hardly keep him tied to a chair forever. He then stands up having spent the time working on his bonds.
* ''Series/PersonOfInterest'' ("The Crossing"). Having been tortured by HR, Detective Fusco is about to be executed by DirtyCop Petersen. Fusco has his hands cuffed behind his back.

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* ''{{Series/Supernatural}}''. PlayedForDrama when Dean discovers Sam doesn't have a soul after being rescued from Hell. He beats Sam up and ties him to a chair while he and Cas Castiel try and work out what to do. Sam argues that it doesn't make any difference, and Dean can hardly keep him tied to a chair forever. He then stands up having spent the time working on his bonds.
* ''Series/PersonOfInterest'' ''Series/PersonOfInterest''
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("The Crossing"). Having been tortured by HR, Detective Fusco is about to be executed by DirtyCop Petersen. Fusco has his hands cuffed behind his back.


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** At the start of "The Cold War", Team Machine have TokenEvilTeammate handcuffed to a bench and she isn't happy about it. Root points out that they can't hold her, "[[CasualKink not against your will, anyway.]]" Shaw shows Root the unlocked handcuff. "Too true."
4th Sep '15 6:18:11 AM Odon
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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. Having been tortured by HR, Detective Fusco is about to be executed by DirtyCop Petersen. Fusco has his hands cuffed behind his back.

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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. ''Series/PersonOfInterest'' ("The Crossing"). Having been tortured by HR, Detective Fusco is about to be executed by DirtyCop Petersen. Fusco has his hands cuffed behind his back.
4th Sep '15 6:16:33 AM Odon
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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. Having been tortured by HR, Detective Fusco is about to be executed by DirtyCop Petersen. Fusco has his hands cuffed behind his back.
-->'''Petersen:''' You want me to hold your hand, Fusco? Oh, I forgot, we broke your fingers.\\
'''Fusco:''' Yeah, you did. Which made it no big deal for me to break my thumb.
4th Aug '15 3:12:47 PM TonyG
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* In a series of ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' shorts airing between the first and second seasons, Lord Hater has finally captured Wander and has him shackled while he plans to broadcast his execution live. However, Wander is able to slip out easily, which annoys Hater to no end.
11th Jun '15 8:16:22 AM StFan
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* ''Franchise/LupinIII'' can only be handcuffed if he lets you handcuff him. During a LupinIIIRedJacket episode, Fujiko uses this trait to convince Zenigata Lupin is possessed: there's blood on the cuffs, which means he had to fight his way out of them... something the normal Lupin wouldn't have to do.
* ''{{Trigun}}'': Vash the Stampede once slid out of ropes to protect a young woman from bandits. Said bandits caught him before he could get back into them... the second time.

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* ''Franchise/LupinIII'' Franchise/LupinIII can only be handcuffed if he lets you handcuff him. During a LupinIIIRedJacket ''Anime/LupinIIIRedJacket'' episode, Fujiko uses this trait to convince Zenigata Lupin is possessed: there's blood on the cuffs, which means he had to fight his way out of them... something the normal Lupin wouldn't have to do.
* ''{{Trigun}}'': ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'': Vash the Stampede once slid out of ropes to protect a young woman from bandits. Said bandits caught him before he could get back into them... the second time.
11th May '15 4:42:59 AM JamaicanCastle
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* In ''VideoGame/MassEffect3: Citadel'', after the final mission, [[spoiler: Maya Brooks]] is captured by Shepard's squad and cuffed with some kind of HardLight omni-cuffs, which she proceeds to try to hack before she's even left the room. She's perfectly capable of working the cuffs off in less than a minute. She's less capable of dodging gunfire from ten feet away.
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