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24th Mar '17 9:29:18 AM Rebu
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* Justified in ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe2'' when agent Lucy Wilde is grabbed in this way due to her being in the middle of a party, with several civilians (mostly children) around, so Lucy, being a trained secret agent, probably wanted to avoid collateral damage from fighting back.

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* Justified in ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe2'' when agent ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe2''. Agent Lucy Wilde (who can actually fight) is grabbed in this way due to her being way, in the middle of a party, with several civilians (mostly children) around, so Lucy, party chock full of civilians, mostly kids. And the guy who grabbed her is known for being a trained secret agent, probably wanted to avoid strong. She's even shown looking around at all the people who could potentially be collateral damage from fighting back.damage.



* In ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', if you grab Lieutenant Murphy, prepare to have the crap beaten out of you. Unless she's pretending and you are stupid enough to believe it.

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* In ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', if you grab Lieutenant Murphy, an experienced Aikido practitioner, prepare to have the crap beaten out of you. Unless she's pretending and you are stupid enough to believe it.
23rd Mar '17 9:24:52 PM jamespolk
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* ''Literature/TheTurkishGambit'': "Paladin had reached out his left hand, grasped her tightly by the elbow, and pulled her toward him, protecting himself with her like a shield."
10th Feb '17 9:49:38 AM GhostOfAGeek
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' episode "Haunted," when Robin is hallucinating visions of Slade, he grabs Starfire here angrily, and she exclaims that he's hurting her, despite the fact she seems to possess at least a degree of NighInvulnerability, and he has no superstrength to speak of. Fan consensus is that she was more emotionally hurt by her good friend grabbing her then any actual physical force. This makes sense when you consider that Starfire's powers are based on her emotions; thus her emotional distress can cause her invulnerability to weaken, allowing Robin (a CharlesAtlasSuperpower level martial artist) to physically harm her.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'':
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In the ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' episode "Haunted," "[[Recap/TeenTitansS3E5Haunted Haunted]]", when Robin is hallucinating visions of Slade, he grabs Starfire here angrily, and she exclaims that he's hurting her, despite the fact she seems to possess at least a degree of NighInvulnerability, and he has no superstrength to speak of. Fan consensus is that she was more emotionally hurt by her good friend grabbing her then any actual physical force. This makes sense when you consider that Starfire's powers are based on her emotions; thus her emotional distress can cause her invulnerability to weaken, allowing Robin (a CharlesAtlasSuperpower level martial artist) to physically harm her.
24th Jan '17 8:54:57 PM Willbyr
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* Miu of ''KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'' subverts this trope. She's trained herself to automatically flip anyone who approaches her from behind.

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* Miu of ''KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'' ''Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'' subverts this trope. She's trained herself to automatically flip anyone who approaches her from behind.



* Subverted in ''KamichamaKarin'': Kirio tries this on Karin once and gets [[MegatonPunch punched in the face]] for his trouble.

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* Subverted in ''KamichamaKarin'': ''Manga/KamichamaKarin'': Kirio tries this on Karin once and gets [[MegatonPunch punched in the face]] for his trouble.
9th Jan '17 6:49:46 PM ajbit26
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* In ''VideoGame/ResidentEvilCodeVeronica'': Claire Redfield is the main playable character for most of the game. During this time, she fights through countless hoards of enemies and enormous level bosses. However, near the end of the game she is captured by Albert Wesker, who captures her by simply putting his hands on her. That's it. He just grabs her and she puts up no resistance until her brother Chris comes to her rescue. While Wesker does have super-human strength and agility as a result of the T-Virus, this doesn't explain why Claire doesn't even attempt to fight him, especially considering she's armed at the time and she's defeated numerous T-Virus mutants up to this point in the game
8th Jan '17 3:20:41 PM Scabbard
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* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' gives us an ''[[Awesome/AttackOnTitan awesome]]'' subversion when an enraged, fully grown man tries this on one of the smaller female leads. Instead of freezing up, she grabs him by the shirt collar and uses a ''judo throw'' to flip him tail-over-tea-kettle into the ground (which is why you should never, ''ever'', try this on a Military trained ActionGirl). [[spoiler: What makes the scene really stand out was that the man was ''her own father'', and was in the midst of her epic CallingTheOldManOut moment. For extra Irony, He was the one who forced her into the army in the first place]]

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* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' gives us an ''[[Awesome/AttackOnTitan awesome]]'' subversion when an enraged, fully grown man tries this on one of the smaller female leads. Instead of freezing up, she grabs him by the shirt collar and uses a ''judo throw'' to flip him tail-over-tea-kettle into the ground (which is why you should never, ''ever'', try this on a Military trained ActionGirl). [[spoiler: What makes the scene really stand out was that the man was ''her own father'', and was in the midst of her epic CallingTheOldManOut moment. For extra Irony, He he was the one who forced her into the army in the first place]] place]].
11th Dec '16 5:09:38 PM BattleMaster
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* This happens to ''Anime/CowboyBebop'''s Faye Valentine in the first ''Jupiter Jazz'' episode. She's in a bad mood and about to take it out on some thugs who [[MuggingTheMonster surround her in an alley]] when Gren appears, grabs her by the forearm and drags her away to the relative safety of his apartment.

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* This happens to ''Anime/CowboyBebop'''s Faye Valentine in the first ''Jupiter Jazz'' episode. She's in a bad mood and about to take it out on some thugs who [[MuggingTheMonster surround her in an alley]] when Gren appears, grabs her by the forearm and drags her away to the relative safety of his apartment. Though she doesn't fight back not because she's incapacitated but because she's too confused by his actions.
21st Nov '16 7:35:11 AM FF32
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* Discussed in an episode of ''WebVideo/BestOfTheWorst''. Josh "The Wizard" points this trope out to the others while watching ''High Voltage''.

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* Discussed in an episode of ''WebVideo/BestOfTheWorst''. Josh "The Wizard" points this trope out to the others while watching ''High Voltage''. To demonstrate, Mike grabs Jessi by the upper arm and she immediately goes limp.
15th Nov '16 12:41:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* Used on Sara in ''Film/{{Red}}'', but justified: the attackers are ''armed CIA agents'', while Sara just works in a cubicle. Would ''you'' try to resist? (The grab would probably have a snowball's chance in hell at working on the movie's other female lead, [[TheDreaded Vic]][[{{Badass}} tor]][[ActionGirl ia]].)

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* Used on Sara in ''Film/{{Red}}'', but justified: the attackers are ''armed CIA agents'', while Sara just works in a cubicle. Would ''you'' try to resist? (The grab would probably have a snowball's chance in hell at working on the movie's other female lead, [[TheDreaded Vic]][[{{Badass}} tor]][[ActionGirl ia]].Victoria]].)
3rd Nov '16 10:57:01 AM troper101
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But suddenly, something unexpected happens -- she gets grabbed by the arm! Shock horror, now she has suddenly become the DamselInDistress that needs to be saved.

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But suddenly, something unexpected happens -- she gets grabbed by the arm! Shock and horror, now she has suddenly become the DamselInDistress that needs to be saved.
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