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19th Jul '16 11:50:22 AM WhosAsking
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* In ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Bao, the owner of the [[BadGuyBar Yellow Flag]], keeps a shotgun behind the bar handy for inevitable shootouts. It doesn't hurt that the bar itself is fully armored to withstand gunfire.

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* In ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Bao, the owner of the [[BadGuyBar Yellow Flag]], keeps a shotgun behind the bar handy for inevitable shootouts. It doesn't hurt that the bar itself is fully armored to withstand gunfire. ''Un''fortunately, the Yellow Flag also routinely gets ''bombed''.
19th Jul '16 11:48:59 AM WhosAsking
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* One episode of ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'' starts with Section 9 raiding a bar where some mafioso are discussing illegal business. After the team takes out a combat cyborg, the bartender tries a last ditch effort with a shotgun. Batou shoots it out of his hand, and then comments that the intel was right: that little pop-gun was all the establishment was packing.

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* One episode of ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'' starts with Section 9 raiding a bar where some mafioso yakuza are discussing illegal business. After A quick raid busts the team takes out a combat cyborg, gang, but as the bartender tries a last ditch effort with a Major calls out, "Don't try anything stupid!", the guy hiding behind the bar reaches for the stowed shotgun. Just as he stands with it, two shots from Togusa hit his hand and make him drop it, and Batou shoots it out kindly repeats the Major's warning; both of his hand, them had come in through the back door and then comments that had seen him, spoiling the intel was right: that little pop-gun was all the establishment was packing.
potential ambush.
10th Mar '16 9:05:56 PM AndreaTx
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* Although she doesn't fire the gun, Lindsey the bartender brandishes a shotgun while standing behind the bar when Raylan and Quarles face off in the "A Guy Walks into a Bar" episode of Series/{{Justified}}.
26th Jan '16 5:23:34 AM cdru
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** It's also one of the few ranged weapons you can get on station outside of security and antagonists.
2nd Nov '15 3:41:55 PM DRCEQ
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* One episode of ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'' starts with Section 9 raiding a bar where some mafioso are discussing illegal business. After the team takes out a combat cyborg, the bartender tries a last ditch effort with a shotgun. Batou shoots it out of his hand, and then comments that the intel was right: that little pop-gun was all the establishment was packing.
27th Oct '15 11:31:09 AM DaibhidC
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* ''Literature/TheBrentfordTrilogy'': Neville, full-time part-time barman at The Flying Swan, keeps a knobkerrie for convincing punters of dubious manageability to leave. This being set in England, guns are far more rare than in the United States.

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* Creator/RobertRankin's ''Literature/TheBrentfordTrilogy'': Neville, full-time part-time barman at The Flying Swan, keeps a knobkerrie for convincing punters of dubious manageability to leave. This being set in England, guns are far more rare than in the United States.
27th Oct '15 11:30:29 AM DaibhidC
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* A RunningGag in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' is the presence of a club of some description, possibly with a nail in it, behind the bar of any pub. The landlord of the Goblin's Head in ''Discworld/{{Snuff}}'' is a former copper, and kept his truncheon.
18th Oct '15 10:15:49 AM Anddrix
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** This trope came up again in ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', when [[SelfDemonstrating/{{Magneto}} Erik]] hunts down former Nazis at a bar in [[ArgentinaIsNaziland Argentina]]. As he controls metal, it failed even worse than the above example.

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** This trope came up again in ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', when [[SelfDemonstrating/{{Magneto}} [[ComicBook/{{Magneto}} Erik]] hunts down former Nazis at a bar in [[ArgentinaIsNaziland Argentina]]. As he controls metal, it failed even worse than the above example.
24th Aug '15 6:18:35 PM eroock
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24th Aug '15 6:18:12 PM eroock
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