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12th Mar '18 2:54:51 PM darkemyst
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* The Wulfenbach Sentinels from ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' can spray some kind of black super adhesive as a non-lethal restraining round. Agatha ends up cutting off the lower half of a pair of pants and leaving some boots behind to get out of some only to end up stuck to another character she doesn't care for who also got hit with the stuff. Luckily Violetta figures which solvent she's carrying works on it quickly.
2nd Feb '18 2:18:47 AM jormis29
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* ''TableTopGames/{{Pathfinder}}'' has a few monsters that can do this. The Adherants are mummy-like creatures wrapped in layers of extremely sticky fibers. Any melee weapon used on them risks becoming stuck to it, as any player using a bare-handed attack. Giant [[OurMonstersAreWeird Flail Snails]] can also leave behind a trail of glue-like mucus that can trap unwary [=PCs=].

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* ''TableTopGames/{{Pathfinder}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' has a few monsters that can do this. The Adherants are mummy-like creatures wrapped in layers of extremely sticky fibers. Any melee weapon used on them risks becoming stuck to it, as any player using a bare-handed attack. Giant [[OurMonstersAreWeird Flail Snails]] can also leave behind a trail of glue-like mucus that can trap unwary [=PCs=].
25th Jan '18 5:53:21 PM AjWargo
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* ''Series/TheMuppetShow'': In the Gilda Radner episode, Dr. Honeydew's superglue spills all over the stage and characters keep getting glued to everything. By the end of the show, everyone is stuck in one big ball.

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* ''Series/TheMuppetShow'': In the Gilda Radner episode, Dr. Honeydew's superglue spills all over the stage and characters keep getting glued to everything. By the end of the show, everyone is stuck in one big ball. In addition, during their closing scene, it's revealed the glue got onto Staler and Waldorf's balcony, and they get stuck, prompting them to say, "Oh, no!"
20th Jan '18 10:00:47 AM JackG
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* Played for horror in ''The Walker in the Cemetery'', a CthulhuMythos short story by Ian Watson. Cthulhu is stalking and killing a group of humans ForTheEvulz, with one victim caught by a transparent glue the same color as the ground he's walking on. Cthulhu comes for him as he's unlacing his sneaker to jump free.
19th Jan '18 9:22:50 PM JackG
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* ''Film/BluesBrothers:'' "This is glue. ''Strong stuff.''" Elwood uses a canister on the Good Old Boy's trailer, specifically the accelerator, meaning when they start chasing the brothers, they run into a "little problem": accelerating out of control and eventually crashing into a lake.

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* ''Film/BluesBrothers:'' "This is glue. ''Strong stuff.''" Elwood uses a canister of marine epoxy resin on the Good Old Boy's trailer, specifically the accelerator, meaning when they start chasing the brothers, they run into a "little problem": accelerating out of control and eventually crashing into a lake.
13th Dec '17 11:25:34 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* For their pranks, ''ComicStrip/TheKatzenjammerKids'' tend to use an extremely effective superglue which will always get their victim stuck immediately and completely. However, the kids' GenreSavvy rival Rollo often happens to be nearby with a kettle of hot water.

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* For their pranks, ''ComicStrip/TheKatzenjammerKids'' tend to use an extremely effective superglue which will always get their victim stuck immediately and completely. However, the kids' GenreSavvy rival Rollo often happens to be nearby with a kettle of hot water.
10th Oct '17 4:18:09 PM Scorntex
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* ''Film/BluesBrothers:'' "This is glue. ''Strong stuff.''" Elwood uses a canister on the Good Old Boy's trailer, specifically the accelerator, meaning when they start chasing the brothers, they run into a "little problem": accelerating out of control and eventually crashing into a lake.
10th Oct '17 7:52:01 AM rossthedragon
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* There was an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' dealing with Fred's attempt to invent a new, unbreakable superglue, and getting stuck to Barney (as I recall) in the process. In the end it turns out the secret ingredient was [[spoiler:superglue]].

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* There was an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' dealing with Fred's attempt has an episode 'Glue For Two', Fred tries to invent a new, unbreakable superglue, drink which instead turns into a very sticky goo. He and getting Barney mutually get their hand stuck to Barney (as I recall) in the process. In the end same bowling ball and had to break it turns out the secret ingredient was [[spoiler:superglue]].with a chisel. He later tries to invent a new batch, only to realize it only got sticky because he added 'Rockbaum's Steel Grip Glue'



* In the ''WesternAnimation/TaleSpin'' episode "Stuck on You", Baloo and Don Karnage are stuck together by an experimental superglue.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/TaleSpin'' episode "Stuck on You", Baloo and Don Karnage are stuck together by an experimental superglue.a very sticky glue. They had to work together to retrieve the solvent before the glue will set permanently.



* ''WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner'': One of many traps Wile E. Coyote has used to catch the Road Runner. He uses this trick multiple times despite the Road Runner being immune to them.
* ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'' uses this trope several times, involving everything from glue guns to a human-sized roach-motel when one of the girls became an insect hybrid.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' has Daffy Duck recounting an incident where the Warner Kids made a movie themselves where they use the flypaper gag, which he admitted was funny, but ran ''[[OverlyLongGag several hours]]'' too long.
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' has a minor villain getting hold of some RealityWarper powers, and Raven, having been knocked into the ocean, discovers the hard way that the water has turned into glue.

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* ''WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner'': One of ''WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner'' uses this many traps times. It may perhaps be Wile E. Coyote's most recurring trap.
** In 'Out and Out Rout',
Wile E. Coyote has used to catch the Road Runner. sets up a glue trap which he gets stuck in and gets flattened by a steamroller.
** In 'Ready, Set, Zoom',
He uses this trick multiple times despite sets up even more glue, but the Road Runner being immune runs right over the stuff and splashes him with it, which gets the dynamite he was holding stuck to them.
his hands.
** In 'Zoom at the Top', He coats a boomerang with glue and gets it stuck to his hand.
** In 'Rushing Roulette', He sets another glue trap. The outcome is what you expect.
* ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'' uses this trope several times, involving everything from glue guns many times
** In 'Here Comes the Sun', the episode's villain amplifies the Sun's heat which melts the tar road and causes the spies' feet
to get stuck.
** In 'I, Dude', Jerry gives the spies' a super sticky hair pomade as a gadget. Alex accidentally squirts it on him and he gets his hand stuck to his head. She later uses it on some henchmen as well.
** In 'Creepy Crawly Much?', the girls get trapped in
a human-sized roach-motel when one of the girls became an insect hybrid.
roach motel.
* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' Warner 65th Anniversary Special has Daffy Duck recounting an incident where the Warner Kids made a movie themselves where they use the flypaper gag, which he admitted was funny, but ran ''[[OverlyLongGag several hours]]'' too long.
* The ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' episode 'Fractured' has a minor villain getting hold of some RealityWarper powers, and Raven, having been knocked into the ocean, discovers the hard way that can't fly out because the water has turned into glue.



** The scene is remade in 'Beach Picnic', where Pluto's struggles are animated exactly the same but in colour and higher quality.



** Gargamel tries to trap the Smurfs in a sticky glue trap, only to end up trapping Hogatha who is none too pleased about it. She demands to be freed from the trap, but Gargamel tells her to get herself out. Hogatha does, but she uses her magic to put Gargamel into his own sticky trap.
** In another episode, Gargamel casts a spell that causes the Smurfs to get stuck to each other, which Papa Smurf uses to his advantage by having the stuck Smurfs stick on Gargamel, forcing him to come up with a counter-spell that frees him and all the other Smurfs.

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** In "Hogatha's Hearth Throb", Gargamel tries to trap the Smurfs in a sticky glue trap, only to end up trapping Hogatha who is none too pleased about it.Hogatha. She demands to be freed from the trap, but Gargamel tells her to get herself out. Hogatha does, but she uses her magic to put Gargamel into his own sticky trap.
** In another episode, the episode "Stuck On Smurfs", Gargamel casts a spell that causes the Smurfs to get stuck to each other, which Papa Smurf uses to his advantage by having the stuck Smurfs stick on Gargamel, forcing him to come up with a counter-spell that frees him and all the other Smurfs.Smurfs. They then trap Gargamel in an actual glue trap.
** In "Shamrock Smurfs", Brainy sets up a glue trap for a leprechaun but ends up trapping the other smurfs.
** In "The Smurfs That Time Forgot", the smurfs get stuck in a tar pit.
** In "Hefty's Heart", Gargamel traps the smurfs on the table by using glue.



* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'': In "Gone to Pieces", Taz's attempts to mend a broken vase end up with the vase stuck to the table, and then Taz stuck to the vase.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'': ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'':
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In "Gone to Pieces", Taz's attempts to mend a broken vase end up with the vase stuck to the table, and then Taz stuck to the vase.vase.
** In "Bewitched Bob", Taz's little brother hallucinates Taz as an alien and shoots him with a glue gun, sticking him to the wall.
** In "Mutton For Nothing", Taz is glued to a target as punishment for trying to steal sheep.



* In the episode of ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' "Know it all Ed", after the Eds spent their Canadian Squirt Gun ammo, the Kankers retaliated by squirting a sticky concoction version of Crankshaft #5 at the Eds' feet, getting them stuck fast for [[BlackComedyRape the Kankers to kiss them at the end of the episode.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'': In the episode "[[Recap/MiraculousLadybugS01E11Horrificator Horrificator]]", the eponymous monster's goo can neutralize both Ladybug and Cat Noir by sticking them to walls on a direct hit. They're in a hurry to escape before it hardens. Cat Noir even calls the trope by name in the English dub.

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* In the episode of ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' has them as well.
** In the episode
"Know it all Ed", after the Eds spent their Canadian Squirt Gun ammo, the Kankers retaliated by squirting a sticky concoction version of Crankshaft #5 at the Eds' feet, getting them stuck fast for [[BlackComedyRape the Kankers to kiss them at the end of the episode.]]
** "The Day The Ed Stood Still" has Ed sticking the other kids' to the wall Alien-style by chewed up cereal. Sara even gets stuck trying to peel Jimmy off the wall.
** "For Your Ed Only" has a furious Sara stick the Ed's to Johnny with gum
* ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'': ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'':
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In the episode "[[Recap/MiraculousLadybugS01E11Horrificator Horrificator]]", the eponymous monster's goo can neutralize both Ladybug and Cat Noir by sticking them to walls on a direct hit. They're in a hurry to escape before it hardens. Cat Noir even calls the trope by name in the English dub.dub.
** In the episode "Dark Cupid", Ladybug uses a sticky weapon to get Dark Cupid's hand stuck to his bow so he can't fire any more.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Dinotrux}}'': Gluphosaurs can spit an extremely powerful glue that is nearly impossible to break. In a short fight with them they manage to stick all of the main cast together in one big pile.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Dinotrux}}'': In "Gluphosaurs", the Gluphosaurs can spit an extremely powerful glue that is nearly impossible to break. In a short fight with them they manage to stick all of the main cast together in one big pile.



* In one ''WesternAnimation/LittleBear'' episode, Little Bear's grandfather is teaching him how to make a kite. Problems start to arise when they try to glue the frame of the kite to the paper.

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* In one ''WesternAnimation/LittleBear'' episode, :
** The episode "Little Bear's Kite",
Little Bear's grandfather is teaching him how to make a kite. Problems start to arise when they try to glue the frame of the kite to the paper.paper.
** The episode "Balloon Heads" has Owl pop a huge bubble gum bubble and then get stuck between 2 trees by the mess.
4th Oct '17 10:46:31 AM StFan
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** Not learning from PPP's failure, Mr Stone, one half of a B-List merc team, tried to slow down the wall-crawler by using his SwissArmyWeapon to coat the entire floor in glue so as to give his life-draining partner Mr. Styx a chance to use his touch of death. Spider-Man easily leaped out of his boots onto the ceiling.

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** Not learning from PPP's failure, Mr Stone, one half of a B-List merc team, tried tries to slow down the wall-crawler by using his SwissArmyWeapon to coat the entire floor in glue so as to give his life-draining partner Mr. Styx a chance to use his touch of death. Spider-Man easily leaped leaps out of his boots onto the ceiling.



* ''VideoGame/{{Revolution 1986}}'': Some levels contain adhesive surfaces, and touching them will cause the bouncing ball to stop bouncing.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Revolution 1986}}'': ''VideoGame/Revolution1986'': Some levels contain adhesive surfaces, and touching them will cause the bouncing ball to stop bouncing.



* In the ''[[VideoGame/HomeAloneSega Home Alone]]'' LicensedGame for the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis, one of the traps Kevin can set in one of the five houses is tar, which can slow Harry and Marv down when they walk across it. He can also assemble a glue gun to use against Harry and Marv and temporarily stun them.

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* In the ''[[VideoGame/HomeAloneSega Home Alone]]'' ''VideoGame/{{Home Alone|Sega}}'' LicensedGame for the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis, one of the traps Kevin can set in one of the five houses is tar, which can slow Harry and Marv down when they walk across it. He can also assemble a glue gun to use against Harry and Marv and temporarily stun them.



* ''WesternAnimation/IlEtaitUneFois la Vie'': The episode about the polluant toxins shows the (anthropomorphized) enzyme responsible for gluing the RNA ribbons struggling with his big glue stick, ending up spreading the stuff everywhere and getting stuck in it.



17th Sep '17 2:37:37 AM StFan
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** The Changelings in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E26ACanterlotWeddingPart2 A Canterlot Wedding]]" have the ability to capture their victims in a sticky goop, trapping Celestia inside a cocoon, subduing the royal guards, and trapping Cadence to the floor.

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** The Changelings in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E26ACanterlotWeddingPart2 A Canterlot Wedding]]" have the ability to capture their victims in a sticky goop, trapping Celestia inside a cocoon, subduing the royal guards, and trapping Cadence Cadance to the floor.


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** In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E20ItIsntTheManeThingAboutYou It Isn't the Mane Thing About You]]", Pinkie Pie kicks off the episode's plot by spraying the inside of Sugarcube Corner with super-sticky celebration string. Rarity gets a brush stuck in her mane, and Pinkie ends up using a ''crowbar'' to detach the Cake twins from the floor.
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