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4th Aug '16 7:55:31 PM NihilisticBagel
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* In ''Film/ManOfSteel'', this happens to Superman. SUPERMAN, granted. He just suffered a ''Main/MindProbe'', so Kal-El may not be at his A game. never the less, the implications are still horrifying.

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* In ''Film/ManOfSteel'', this happens to Superman. SUPERMAN, granted. He just suffered a ''Main/MindProbe'', so Kal-El may not be at his A game. never game and he's in an environment that cancels out his powers. Never the less, the implications are still horrifying.



* ''Film/UnderworldEvolution'': The hybrid is strapped to an upright operating table for some PlayingWithSyringes. [[spoiler:albeit by the good guys]].

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* ''Film/UnderworldEvolution'': The hybrid is strapped to an upright operating table for some PlayingWithSyringes. [[spoiler:albeit [[spoiler:Albeit by the good guys]].
30th Jul '16 11:08:15 PM JackG
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* The music video to "The Phoenix" by FallOutBoy has Patrick strapped to a table whilst his hand is chopped off and other various tortures inflicted upon him.

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* The music video to "The Phoenix" by FallOutBoy has Patrick strapped to a table whilst his hand is chopped off and other various tortures inflicted upon him. None of which stop him from singing.
4th May '16 4:57:19 PM nombretomado
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* In ''FanFic/HeroesForEarth'', when the [[CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers Planeteers]] are captured, the villains decide to try and find out just exactly how their magic rings work, by any means necessary.

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* In ''FanFic/HeroesForEarth'', when the [[CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers [[WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers Planeteers]] are captured, the villains decide to try and find out just exactly how their magic rings work, by any means necessary.
29th Apr '16 10:58:52 AM TVRulezAgain
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* In ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', Count Olaf and {{mooks}} briefly capture Violet Baudelaire this way in Book the Eighth.

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* In ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', ''Literature/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', Count Olaf and {{mooks}} briefly capture Violet Baudelaire this way in Book the Eighth.
27th Apr '16 10:57:53 AM aye_amber
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* The climax of ''Series/TheHunger'' episode "Sanctuary" has MadArtist Julian Priest (DavidBowie) strapping Eddie, a murderer on the run, to an operating table to turn him into a grisly piece of performance art. Worse, Eddie is conscious, but ''only'' from the neck up thanks to Julian's subsidiary skills with anesthetics. ''Even worse'', [[spoiler: Eddie does not exist, and the legless corpse the police discover is Julian's. What we saw was his Dying Dream: having committed the murder, he proceeded to kill himself by numbing his body, strapping ''himself'' to the table, and severing his own legs -- knowing he would gain artistic immortality this way]].

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* The climax of ''Series/TheHunger'' episode "Sanctuary" has MadArtist Julian Priest (DavidBowie) (Music/DavidBowie) strapping Eddie, a murderer on the run, to an operating table to turn him into a grisly piece of performance art. Worse, Eddie is conscious, but ''only'' from the neck up thanks to Julian's subsidiary skills with anesthetics. ''Even worse'', [[spoiler: Eddie does not exist, and the legless corpse the police discover is Julian's. What we saw was his Dying Dream: having committed the murder, he proceeded to kill himself by numbing his body, strapping ''himself'' to the table, and severing his own legs -- knowing he would gain artistic immortality this way]].way.]]
17th Apr '16 8:32:41 PM JackG
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* ''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.]]
11th Apr '16 1:53:11 PM towercurator
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* Sawyer in ''Literature/VoidDomain'' is fond of this trope. He takes a great deal of pride in his skill at strapping people down to the point where even little movements are near-impossible.
29th Feb '16 2:58:36 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* This is one of the iconic images of the ''KamenRider'' franchise, as most of the early Riders were turned into {{Cyborg}}s against their will by bio-terrorists. ''Series/KamenRiderOOO''[='s=] MilestoneCelebration of the franchise's 1000th episode (which had the cast making an InUniverse ''Kamen Rider'' movie) paid homage to this with a shot of [[TheHero Eiji]] strapped to a table...in his trademark boxer shorts.

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* This is one of the iconic images of the ''KamenRider'' ''Franchise/KamenRider'' franchise, as most of the early Riders were turned into {{Cyborg}}s against their will by bio-terrorists. ''Series/KamenRiderOOO''[='s=] MilestoneCelebration of the franchise's 1000th episode (which had the cast making an InUniverse ''Kamen Rider'' movie) paid homage to this with a shot of [[TheHero Eiji]] strapped to a table...in his trademark boxer shorts.
14th Feb '16 9:29:00 PM LadyNorbert
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* When Lydia gets kidnapped in ''FanFic/{{Cinderjuice}}'', she ends up in this situation - on live television.
31st Jan '16 9:23:19 AM nombretomado
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* Likewise, in ''VideoGameSystemShock2'', you come upon a ghostly reenactment of one of the ship's scientists about to perform a rather... radical cybernetics procedure on an unwilling female victim. Considering that you meet the results in the very next room, it's ever-so-slightly chilling.

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* Likewise, in ''VideoGameSystemShock2'', ''VideoGame/SystemShock2'', you come upon a ghostly reenactment of one of the ship's scientists about to perform a rather... radical cybernetics procedure on an unwilling female victim. Considering that you meet the results in the very next room, it's ever-so-slightly chilling.
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