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23rd Apr '17 12:59:08 PM nombretomado
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* Occurs several times in ''[[TMNT2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'': The season 1 episode "The Way of Invisibility" has this happen to Raphael after being captured by the Foot. "Notes from the Underground" parts 1 and 2, from the same season, show a video recording of a scientist turning a random guy strapped to a table into a digging monster. Later, in the season 3 episodes "Worlds Collide" part 2 and 3, the turtles are strapped to operating tables by Bishop, who plans to dissect them. Leatherhead is also shown strapped down to a table and possibly had similar procedures done to him.

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* Occurs several times in ''[[TMNT2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'': ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'': The season 1 episode "The Way of Invisibility" has this happen to Raphael after being captured by the Foot. "Notes from the Underground" parts 1 and 2, from the same season, show a video recording of a scientist turning a random guy strapped to a table into a digging monster. Later, in the season 3 episodes "Worlds Collide" part 2 and 3, the turtles are strapped to operating tables by Bishop, who plans to dissect them. Leatherhead is also shown strapped down to a table and possibly had similar procedures done to him.
13th Apr '17 9:34:52 PM AthenaBlue
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** The First Doctor is strapped to gurney before he undergoes the transference process in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E1TheSavages "The Savages"]].

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** The First Doctor is strapped to gurney before he undergoes the transference process in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E1TheSavages [[Recap/DoctorWhoS3E9TheSavages "The Savages"]].
13th Apr '17 9:34:25 PM AthenaBlue
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* River from ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' was strapped to a chair by the Hands of Blue at the Academy.
* Several of the heroes in ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' were subjected to this by Mr Bennet.
* On ''Series/{{Lost}}'', Sawyer is strapped to an operating table by Ben's henchmen in Season 3. Cue lots of Sawyer squirming and yelling while he gets an enormous fucking needle jabbed into his heart. Ben then brings out a bunny in a cage and induces the creature to have a heart attack. Except not.
* Happens to Martha Jones in the ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' episode "Reset".

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* River from ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' was Recurring trope in ''[[AmericanHorrorStoryAsylum American Horror Story: Asylum]]''.
* Every time Cyd and Shelby travel to the future in ''Series/BestFriendsWhenever'', they find themselves strapped to examination tables under blinding white lights, with a figure in a Hazmat-type suit walking towards them.
* In one episode of ''Series/BigWolfOnCampus'', Tommy finds himself in another dimension where he never became a werewolf, but his much less responsible football teammate did. While trying to fight with said teammate, Tommy is bitten and passes out. Merton and Lori (who, in this dimension, aren't normally friends with Tommy) have him
strapped to a chair by table in Merton's lab until they can determine if he's safe or not. He promptly rips the Hands of Blue at (metal!!!) straps apart just by sitting up.
* In ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', [[spoiler:the werewolf Oz]] is strapped naked to an operating table by [[TheGovernment The Initiative]], [[TheyWouldCutYouUp experimented on and tortured]] to find out [[InvoluntaryShapeshifting what makes him tick]].
* ''Series/{{CSI}}'': In "Lying Down With Dogs",
the Academy.
* Several of the heroes in ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' were subjected to this by Mr Bennet.
* On ''Series/{{Lost}}'', Sawyer is
VictimOfTheWeek was strapped to an operating table by Ben's henchmen in Season 3. Cue lots of Sawyer squirming and yelling while he gets an enormous fucking needle jabbed into his heart. Ben then brings out a bunny in a cage and induces the creature rescue kennel before being injected with euthanizing solution.
* ''Series/{{Dexter}}'' is fond of securing his "playmates"
to have a heart attack. Except not.
* Happens to Martha Jones in the ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' episode "Reset".
tables (or equivalent surfaces) with plastic wrap.



** The First Doctor is strapped to gurney before he undergoes the transference process in "The Savages".
** Happens to Polly as the first cliffhanger in "The Underwater Menace", as she is forcibly anaesthetised, about to be turned into a [[{{Cyborg}} fish-person]], while kicking and screaming. This scene was so brutal it got cut by the Australian censor board and is [[MissingEpisode some of the only footage of it that survives]].
** Jamie gets this at the hands of the Dominators in "The Dominators", only instead of straps the table paralyses him via molecular forces.
** Sarah Jane gets strapped to a table by Davros in "Genesis of the Daleks", so he can torture her to force the Doctor to reveal the information of how he defeated the Daleks in every encounter in the past ([[TimeyWimeyBall in Davros's future]]).
** Sarah Jane gets tied down to an operating table by [[MadScientist Solon]] in "The Brain Of Morbius". He wasn't going to operate on her, thank goodness, he was too busy [[spoiler: trying to reanimate Morbius]]. Just needed to keep an eye on her as she kept running away and causing trouble. [[BadassAdorable Whilst completely blind]].
** The Fourth Doctor experiences a hallucination of this in the {{Cyberspace}} NightmareSequence in "The Deadly Assassin", in a sequence inspired by the [[MedicalHorror common phobia of waking up in the middle of surgery]]. He also willingly submits to this in order to enter said Cyberspace world, complete with head nodes and agonised screaming.
** Leela in "Face of Evil", strapped to a table in her little leather leotard [[MsFanservice in her first story]].
** The robot "reprogramming" (actually just horrific, dangerous and sadistic MeatGrinderSurgery on a sentient being considered subhuman) in "The Robots of Death".
** In "The Androids of Tara", Romana I was strapped to a table [[spoiler:(after being mistaken for an android)]], and about to be cut up for parts.
** The Daleks did this to the Fifth Doctor as well.

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** The First Doctor is strapped to gurney before he undergoes the transference process in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E1TheSavages "The Savages".
Savages"]].
** Happens to Polly as the first cliffhanger in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E5TheUnderwaterMenace "The Underwater Menace", Menace"]], as she is forcibly anaesthetised, anaesthetized, about to be turned into a [[{{Cyborg}} fish-person]], while kicking and screaming. This scene was so brutal it got cut by the Australian censor board and is [[MissingEpisode some of the only footage of it that survives]].
** Jamie gets this at the hands of the Dominators in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E1TheDominators "The Dominators", Dominators"]], only instead of straps the table paralyses him via molecular forces.
** Sarah Jane gets strapped to a table by Davros in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS12E4GenesisOfTheDaleks "Genesis of the Daleks", Daleks"]], so he can torture her to force the Doctor to reveal the information of how he defeated the Daleks in every encounter in the past ([[TimeyWimeyBall in Davros's Davros' future]]).
** Sarah Jane gets tied down to an operating table by [[MadScientist Solon]] in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E5TheBrainOfMorbius "The Brain Of Morbius".of Morbius"]]. He wasn't going to operate on her, thank goodness, he was too busy [[spoiler: trying to reanimate Morbius]]. Just needed to keep an eye on her as she kept running away and causing trouble. [[BadassAdorable Whilst completely blind]].
** The Fourth Doctor experiences a hallucination of this in the {{Cyberspace}} NightmareSequence in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS14E3TheDeadlyAssassin "The Deadly Assassin", Assassin"]], in a sequence inspired by the [[MedicalHorror common phobia of waking up in the middle of surgery]]. He also willingly submits to this in order to enter said Cyberspace world, complete with head nodes and agonised agonized screaming.
** Leela in "Face [[Recap/DoctorWhoS14E4TheFaceOfEvil "The Face of Evil", Evil"]], strapped to a table in her little leather leotard [[MsFanservice in her first story]].
** The robot "reprogramming" (actually just horrific, dangerous and sadistic MeatGrinderSurgery on a sentient being considered subhuman) in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS14E5TheRobotsOfDeath "The Robots of Death".
Death"]].
** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS16E4TheAndroidsOfTara "The Androids of Tara", Tara"]], Romana I was strapped to a table [[spoiler:(after being mistaken for an android)]], and about to be cut up for parts.
** The Daleks did this to the Fifth Doctor as well.well, in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS21E4ResurrectionOfTheDaleks "Resurrection of the Daleks"]].



** The Ninth Doctor in "Dalek" gets strapped to a wall-based body scanner and unwillingly examined via AgonyBeam.
** Happens to Rose Tyler and Mickey Smith in the episode "The Girl In The Fireplace". There was a unintentional pan over Creator/BilliePiper's tightly-clad body. When the production team saw it in the edit, [[MaleGaze they kept it]].
** Subverted in the fifth season, where [[spoiler: the Silurian doctor doing the examination turns out to be perfectly well meaning, if a bit lacking in anesthetic techniques.]]
* Teyla Emmagan in ''Series/StargateAtlantis''.
* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', Sam had this done to him by a Zombie Doctor who wanted his PuppyDogEyes.
** After being stripped and redressed in [[CrowningMomentOfFunny lederhosen]], Dean had his turn in ''Monster Movie''.
** And Ruby while being tortured by Alastair. [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic The table is shaped like a cross]].
* Happens to Chloe on ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' when Lex Luthor discovers [[spoiler:she's a Meteor Freak]].
** Also happens to Kara in Season 7, when an [[{{MIB}} agent]] from the Department of Homeland Security finds out she broke into a secure location to retreive the blue crystal they took, putting two-and-two together and concluding she's not from Earth.
** Also happens to Tess in the series finale. [[spoiler: Earth-2 Lionel wants to [[OffingTheOffspring cut out her heart]] so that he can use it to bring Lex back to life.]]
* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': "Schisms" includes a very creepy reveal as several people who were experimented on slowly regain their memories and describe them to the computer, which recreates them as holograms. Result: one sinister-looking operating table.
* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' ("Shattered"). After entering the Captain Proton holoprogram, Captain Janeway finds herself strapped to [[MadScientist Dr Chaotica's]] Cradle of Persuasion ("It's fully equipped: [[MindProbe Brain Probe]], Pain Modulator..."). Much to her annoyance, Janeway has to resort to the undignified method of [[TheVamp vamping]] her way out.
* ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise''. In "Singularity", a NegativeSpaceWedgie is making the crew act loopy. Dr Phlox becomes obsessed with finding the cause of Ensign Mayweather's headache. He refuses to do any further tests and says Phlox will "have to strap him to a biobed." [[TemptingFate Guess what happens a mere thirty seconds later.]]
* In ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder'', this happened to [=PhD=]-holding/high school teacher Tommy Oliver before his students saved him (and he became a Ranger ''again''). The evil villain, once friends with Tommy when he was human, was [[HoYay oddly gleeful]] about having him strapped down.
* ''Series/{{Dexter}}'' is fond of securing his "playmates" to tables (or equivalent surfaces) with plastic wrap.
* In ''Series/{{Roswell}}'', Max is strapped to an operating table as [[TheMenInBlack Agent Pierce]] prepares to [[PlayingWithSyringes dissect him]].
* In one episode of ''Series/BigWolfOnCampus'', Tommy finds himself in another dimension where he never became a werewolf, but his much less responsible football teammate did. While trying to fight with said teammate, Tommy is bitten and passes out. Merton and Lori (who, in this dimension, aren't normally friends with Tommy) have him strapped to a table in Merton's lab until they can determine if he's safe or not. He promptly rips the (metal!!!) straps apart just by sitting up.

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** The Ninth Doctor in "Dalek" [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E6Dalek "Dalek"]] gets strapped to a wall-based body scanner and unwillingly examined via AgonyBeam.
** Happens to Rose Tyler and Mickey Smith in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E4TheGirlInTheFireplace "The Girl In The Fireplace".in the Fireplace"]]. There was a unintentional pan over Creator/BilliePiper's tightly-clad body. When the production team saw it in the edit, [[MaleGaze they kept it]].
** Subverted in the fifth season, where [[spoiler: the [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E8TheHungryEarth "The Hungry Earth"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E9ColdBlood "Cold Blood"]] subverts it: [[spoiler:The Silurian doctor doing the examination turns out to be perfectly well meaning, if a bit lacking in anesthetic techniques.]]
* Teyla Emmagan in ''Series/StargateAtlantis''.
* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', Sam had this done to him by a Zombie Doctor who wanted his PuppyDogEyes.
** After being stripped and redressed in [[CrowningMomentOfFunny lederhosen]], Dean had his turn in ''Monster Movie''.
** And Ruby while being tortured by Alastair. [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic The table is shaped like a cross]].
* Happens to Chloe on ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' when Lex Luthor discovers [[spoiler:she's a Meteor Freak]].
** Also happens to Kara in Season 7, when an [[{{MIB}} agent]]
River from the Department of Homeland Security finds out she broke into a secure location to retreive the blue crystal they took, putting two-and-two together and concluding she's not from Earth.
** Also happens to Tess in the series finale. [[spoiler: Earth-2 Lionel wants to [[OffingTheOffspring cut out her heart]] so that he can use it to bring Lex back to life.]]
* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': "Schisms" includes a very creepy reveal as several people who were experimented on slowly regain their memories and describe them to the computer, which recreates them as holograms. Result: one sinister-looking operating table.
* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' ("Shattered"). After entering the Captain Proton holoprogram, Captain Janeway finds herself strapped to [[MadScientist Dr Chaotica's]] Cradle of Persuasion ("It's fully equipped: [[MindProbe Brain Probe]], Pain Modulator..."). Much to her annoyance, Janeway has to resort to the undignified method of [[TheVamp vamping]] her way out.
* ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise''. In "Singularity", a NegativeSpaceWedgie is making the crew act loopy. Dr Phlox becomes obsessed with finding the cause of Ensign Mayweather's headache. He refuses to do any further tests and says Phlox will "have to strap him to a biobed." [[TemptingFate Guess what happens a mere thirty seconds later.]]
* In ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder'', this happened to [=PhD=]-holding/high school teacher Tommy Oliver before his students saved him (and he became a Ranger ''again''). The evil villain, once friends with Tommy when he
''Series/{{Firefly}}'' was human, was [[HoYay oddly gleeful]] about having him strapped down.
* ''Series/{{Dexter}}'' is fond of securing his "playmates" to tables (or equivalent surfaces) with plastic wrap.
* In ''Series/{{Roswell}}'', Max is strapped to an operating table as [[TheMenInBlack Agent Pierce]] prepares to [[PlayingWithSyringes dissect him]].
* In one episode of ''Series/BigWolfOnCampus'', Tommy finds himself in another dimension where he never became a werewolf, but his much less responsible football teammate did. While trying to fight with said teammate, Tommy is bitten and passes out. Merton and Lori (who, in this dimension, aren't normally friends with Tommy) have him
strapped to a table in Merton's lab until they can determine if he's safe or not. He promptly rips chair by the (metal!!!) straps apart just by sitting up.Hands of Blue at the Academy.
* People keep doing this to Olivia Dunham of ''Series/{{Fringe}}'', and she keeps kicking their ass for it. Her alternate isn't too fond of it either.



* ''Series/{{Gotham}}'': In "All Happy Families Are Alike", Falcone is wounded in an assassination attempt. When he wakes up, he is strapped to a gurney in an abandoned section of the hospital. The Penguin and Butch then arrive planning to kill him.
** On ''Series/{{Gotham}}'', a mob plastic surgeon who transplants captives' faces to give criminals new identities has his latest victim strapped down and gagged this way, and is marking pen-lines on her face in preparation for removing hers, when Barnes busts in and interrupts.
* Several of the heroes in ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' were subjected to this by Mr Bennet.



* In ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', [[spoiler:the werewolf Oz]] is strapped naked to an operating table by [[TheGovernment The Initiative]], [[TheyWouldCutYouUp experimented on and tortured]] to find out [[InvoluntaryShapeshifting what makes him tick]].
* ''Series/{{Sanctuary}}'': Henry is strapped to a chair several times. He manages to break free on one occasion, though that was [[spoiler:exactly the plan, as they intended him to go on a murderous rampage after he had transformed into his werewolf self]].



* People keep doing this to Olivia Dunham of ''Series/{{Fringe}}'', and she keeps kicking their ass for it. Her alternate isn't too fond of it either.
* Recurring trope in ''[[AmericanHorrorStoryAsylum American Horror Story: Asylum]]''.

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* People keep doing this On ''Series/{{Lost}}'', Sawyer is strapped to Olivia Dunham an operating table by Ben's henchmen in Season 3. Cue lots of ''Series/{{Fringe}}'', Sawyer squirming and she keeps kicking their ass for it. Her alternate isn't too fond of it either.
* Recurring trope
yelling while he gets an enormous fucking needle jabbed into his heart. Ben then brings out a bunny in ''[[AmericanHorrorStoryAsylum American Horror Story: Asylum]]''.a cage and induces the creature to have a heart attack. Except not.



* ''Series/{{Gotham}}'': In "All Happy Families Are Alike", Falcone is wounded in an assassination attempt. When he wakes up, he is strapped to a gurney in an abandoned section of the hospital. The Penguin and Butch then arrive planning to kill him.
* Every time Cyd and Shelby travel to the future in ''Series/BestFriendsWhenever'', they find themselves strapped to examination tables under blinding white lights, with a figure in a Hazmat-type suit walking towards them.
* ''Series/{{CSI}}'': In "Lying Down With Dogs", the VictimOfTheWeek was strapped to an operating table in a rescue kennel before being injected with euthanizing solution.
* On ''Series/{{Gotham}}'', a mob plastic surgeon who transplants captives' faces to give criminals new identities has his latest victim strapped down and gagged this way, and is marking pen-lines on her face in preparation for removing hers, when Barnes busts in and interrupts.

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* ''Series/{{Gotham}}'': In "All Happy Families Are Alike", Falcone ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder'', this happened to [=PhD=]-holding/high school teacher Tommy Oliver before his students saved him (and he became a Ranger ''again''). The evil villain, once friends with Tommy when he was human, was [[HoYay oddly gleeful]] about having him strapped down.
* In ''Series/{{Roswell}}'', Max
is wounded in strapped to an assassination attempt. When he wakes up, he operating table as [[TheMenInBlack Agent Pierce]] prepares to [[PlayingWithSyringes dissect him]].
* ''Series/{{Sanctuary}}'': Henry
is strapped to a gurney in an abandoned section of chair several times. He manages to break free on one occasion, though that was [[spoiler:exactly the hospital. The Penguin plan, as they intended him to go on a murderous rampage after he had transformed into his werewolf self]].
* Happens to Chloe on ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' when Lex Luthor discovers [[spoiler:she's a Meteor Freak]].
** Also happens to Kara in Season 7, when an [[{{MIB}} agent]] from the Department of Homeland Security finds out she broke into a secure location to retreive the blue crystal they took, putting two-and-two together
and Butch then arrive planning concluding she's not from Earth.
** Also happens
to kill him.
Tess in the series finale. [[spoiler: Earth-2 Lionel wants to [[OffingTheOffspring cut out her heart]] so that he can use it to bring Lex back to life.]]
%%* Teyla Emmagan in ''Series/StargateAtlantis''.
* Every time Cyd ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': "Schisms" includes a very creepy reveal as several people who were experimented on slowly regain their memories and Shelby travel describe them to the future in ''Series/BestFriendsWhenever'', they find themselves computer, which recreates them as holograms. Result: one sinister-looking operating table.
* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' ("Shattered"). After entering the Captain Proton holoprogram, Captain Janeway finds herself
strapped to examination tables under blinding white lights, [[MadScientist Dr Chaotica's]] Cradle of Persuasion ("It's fully equipped: [[MindProbe Brain Probe]], Pain Modulator..."). Much to her annoyance, Janeway has to resort to the undignified method of [[TheVamp vamping]] her way out.
* ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise''. In "Singularity", a NegativeSpaceWedgie is making the crew act loopy. Dr Phlox becomes obsessed
with finding the cause of Ensign Mayweather's headache. He refuses to do any further tests and says Phlox will "have to strap him to a figure in biobed." [[TemptingFate Guess what happens a Hazmat-type suit walking towards them.mere thirty seconds later.]]
* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', Sam had this done to him by a Zombie Doctor who wanted his PuppyDogEyes.

* ''Series/{{CSI}}'': In "Lying Down With Dogs", the VictimOfTheWeek was strapped to an operating ** After being stripped and redressed in [[CrowningMomentOfFunny lederhosen]], Dean had his turn in ''Monster Movie''.
** And Ruby while being tortured by Alastair. [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic The
table is shaped like a cross]].
* Happens to Martha Jones
in a rescue kennel before being injected with euthanizing solution.
* On ''Series/{{Gotham}}'', a mob plastic surgeon who transplants captives' faces to give criminals new identities has his latest victim strapped down and gagged this way, and is marking pen-lines on her face in preparation for removing hers, when Barnes busts in and interrupts.
the ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' episode "Reset".



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10th Jan '17 6:01:09 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* In ''Videogame/BlazBlue'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN5qyJdTQpw Relius Clover's Astral Finish]] had his opponent in this condition. In a way, this varies between characters, such as Arakune's 'Operating Table' being a big flask, Ragna and Rachel being bound to crosses, Jin being tied with [[LightIsNotGood ray lights]], Taokaka being inside a cage, Bang being bound ''and'' forced to kneel thanks to the heavy weights on his legs, etc. Regardless, knowing [[MadScientist what kind]] [[TortureTechnician of person Relius is]], rather than showing what happens to the character, [[GoryDiscretionShot the door closes in and a scream is heard]].

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* In ''Videogame/BlazBlue'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN5qyJdTQpw Relius Clover's Astral Finish]] had his opponent in this condition. In a way, this varies between characters, such as Arakune's 'Operating Table' being a big flask, Ragna and Rachel being bound to crosses, Jin being tied with [[LightIsNotGood ray lights]], Taokaka being inside a cage, Bang being bound ''and'' forced to kneel thanks to the heavy weights on his legs, etc. (The only one ''actually'' strapped to something like a table is [[GenderBender Mai Natsume]].) Regardless, knowing [[MadScientist what kind]] [[TortureTechnician of person Relius is]], rather than showing what happens to the character, [[GoryDiscretionShot the door closes in and a scream is heard]].
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** The First Doctor is strapped to gurney before he undergoes the transference process in "The Savages".
24th Dec '16 6:55:11 AM Tron80
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* In ''Superman: Brainiac'', Franchise/{{Superman}} is strapped to an operating table after being captured by Comicbook/{{Brainiac}}. When he comes around he breaks his restrains and rams his fist through a Brainiac's robot.

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* In ''Superman: Brainiac'', ''Comicbook/SupermanBrainiac'', Franchise/{{Superman}} is strapped to an operating table after being captured by Comicbook/{{Brainiac}}. When he comes around he breaks his restrains and rams his fist through a Brainiac's robot.
22nd Dec '16 4:15:08 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* In ''Videogame/BlazBlue'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyAU_5LJMok Relius Clover's Astral Finish]] had his opponent in this condition. In a way, this varies between characters, such as Arakune's 'Operating Table' being a big flask, Ragna and Rachel being bound to crosses, Jin being tied with [[LightIsNotGood ray lights]], Taokaka being placed inside a cage, Bang being bound ''and'' forced to kneel thanks to the heavy weights on his legs, etc. Regardless, knowing [[MadScientist what kind]] [[TortureTechnician of person Relius is]], rather than showing what happens to the character, [[GoryDiscretionShot the door closes in and a scream is heard]].

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* In ''Videogame/BlazBlue'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyAU_5LJMok com/watch?v=IN5qyJdTQpw Relius Clover's Astral Finish]] had his opponent in this condition. In a way, this varies between characters, such as Arakune's 'Operating Table' being a big flask, Ragna and Rachel being bound to crosses, Jin being tied with [[LightIsNotGood ray lights]], Taokaka being placed inside a cage, Bang being bound ''and'' forced to kneel thanks to the heavy weights on his legs, etc. Regardless, knowing [[MadScientist what kind]] [[TortureTechnician of person Relius is]], rather than showing what happens to the character, [[GoryDiscretionShot the door closes in and a scream is heard]].
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* Heroic example in ''Comicbook/TheSupergirlFromKrypton''. When Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} arrives on Earth, she is confused, frightened, doesn't know English and doesn't know her own strength, so she causes several disasters without meaning it. Batman knocks her out using a Kryptonite chunk, carries her to the Batcave and straps her to an operating table to examine her and check if that unknown alien girl is Kryptonian as he suspects.
* In ''Superman: Brainiac'', Franchise/{{Superman}} is strapped to an operating table after being captured by Comicbook/{{Brainiac}}. When he comes around he breaks his restrains and rams his fist through a Brainiac's robot.
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* ''VideoGame/{{Galerians}}'' opens with the protagonist bound to a table, receiving an injection of some sort of chemical. He discovers he can release the restraints through telekinesis, but [[IdentityAmnesia he has no idea who he is.]]
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** Sarah Jane gets tied down to an operating table by [[MadScientist Solon]] in "The Brain Of Morbius". He wasn't going to operate on her, thank goodness, he was too busy [[spoiler: trying to reanimate Morbius]]. Just needed to keep an eye on her as she kept running away and causing trouble. [[{{Badass}} Whilst]] [[BadassAdorable completely blind]].

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** Sarah Jane gets tied down to an operating table by [[MadScientist Solon]] in "The Brain Of Morbius". He wasn't going to operate on her, thank goodness, he was too busy [[spoiler: trying to reanimate Morbius]]. Just needed to keep an eye on her as she kept running away and causing trouble. [[{{Badass}} Whilst]] [[BadassAdorable Whilst completely blind]].
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