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10th May '16 11:39:09 AM aziuka
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* In one issue of the ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' IDW comics, Jack's sword gets broken, and all of its power goes away. Naturally, [[BigBad Aku]] exploits this, and swoops down on him as soon as he finds him - whereupon Jack, who up until this point was constantly on the run, accepts his fate and attacks Aku with his ''bare hands''.
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25th Apr '16 8:11:22 PM SergeshD123
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* Say what one may about the Soviet during the early stage of World War 2, but it took brave men to charge head on towards the well-trained, well-armed, superior enemy forces.
1st Dec '14 1:57:09 AM Koveras
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* Subverted by a [[BadassNormal warrior or rogue]] [[PlayerCharacter Inquisitor]] in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', who pulls a dagger at the nigh indestructible, magic-slinging BigBad during [[spoiler:the latter's [[DoomedHometown attack on Haven]]]]. While it looks like the Inquisitor will charge next, they instead lunge sideways to [[spoiler:activate a trebuchet they prepared earlier to fire at the mountainside and cause a slide to bury the entire town]].
10th Nov '14 6:19:03 AM Patachou
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* In the {{Biopic}} ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055070/ Lafayette]]'' about the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution US Revolutionary War]] general [[MarquisdeLaFayette of the same name]], he rallies his troops (who, due to supply shortages, are only given six bullets per soldier) with the following short speech:

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* In the {{Biopic}} ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055070/ Lafayette]]'' about the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution US Revolutionary War]] general [[MarquisdeLaFayette [[UsefulNotes/MarquisdeLaFayette of the same name]], he rallies his troops (who, due to supply shortages, are only given six bullets per soldier) with the following short speech:
4th Aug '14 5:39:13 PM MetaFour
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* ''Film/PacificRim'': When an EMP blast completely disables the mecha ''Striker Eureka'', the pilots Herc and Chuck Hansen decide to keep fighting until the bitter end. They climb out of the cockpit and shoot at the kaiju Leatherback with flare guns.
4th Aug '14 5:22:02 AM Medinoc
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* In the ''Series/{{Blackadder}}'' episode "Born to be King", Richard IV is believed lost in battle after he charged a Turkish army, on his own, armed only with a small fruit knife. Between ConservationOfNinjutsu, RuleOfFunny, and the fact that he's played by {{BRIAN BLESSED}}, he triumphed.

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* In the ''Series/{{Blackadder}}'' episode "Born to be King", Richard IV is believed lost in battle after he charged a Turkish army, on his own, armed only with a small fruit knife. Between ConservationOfNinjutsu, RuleOfFunny, and the fact that he's played by {{BRIAN BLESSED}}, he triumphed.triumphed "thanks to his trusty fruit knife".
3rd Aug '14 11:09:52 PM arbiter099
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Contrast NeverBringAKnifeToAGunFight and NeverBringAKnifeToAFistFight. May be the mark of a ProudWarriorRaceGuy or a {{Determinator}} of any kind.

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Contrast NeverBringAKnifeToAGunFight and NeverBringAKnifeToAFistFight. May be the mark of a ProudWarriorRaceGuy or a {{Determinator}} of any kind. May take the form of AttackAttackRetreatRetreat if PlayedForLaughs.
3rd Aug '14 3:39:01 PM lordGacek
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** The Yakuza guy in {{Film/Predators}} did the same with notably better results, although not really for him personally.


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* Seen at the end of ''Film/SavingPrivateRyan'', when lacking anything better to do facing a German tank, George Clooney's character draws a pistol and starts shooting at it.


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* That story about cavalry charging tanks you might have heard is actually not an example, in case you wondered.
3rd Aug '14 3:24:03 PM john_e
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* In the ''Series/{{Blackadder}}'' episode "Born to be King", Richard IV is believed lost in battle after he charged a Turkish army, on his own, armed only with a small fruit knife. Between ConservationOfNinjutsu, RuleOfFunny, and the fact that he's played by {{BRIAN BLESSED}}, he triumphed.
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