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15th Jun '16 8:31:41 AM themisterfree
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* In one episode of ''Series/ThirtyRock'', Jack encounters the TGS writers still in their offices on St. Patrick's Day; Frank explains none of them can go out that day because "we all have faces people naturally want to punch."
25th May '16 8:26:53 PM WanderingTedium
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See also KickTheSonOfABitch, MuggingTheMonster, BatmanColdOpen and BitPartBadGuys.

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See also KickTheSonOfABitch, MuggingTheMonster, BatmanColdOpen and BitPartBadGuys. Compare the {{Jobber}}, the ProfessionalWrestling equivalent.
20th May '16 10:54:12 AM eroock
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->"I've always wanted to uppercut a punkass. And send him flying onto a table, preferably with a cake or a bowl of punch on it."

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->"I've ->''"I've always wanted to uppercut a punkass. And send him flying onto a table, preferably with a cake or a bowl of punch on it.""''
7th Mar '16 9:37:51 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''TheWire'', Omar observed "Bird sure do know how to bring it out of people, don't he?"

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* In ''TheWire'', ''Series/TheWire'', Omar observed "Bird sure do know how to bring it out of people, don't he?"
23rd Feb '16 3:18:25 PM triton
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* In ''Film/MenInBlackII'', a mugger appears in front of the villain the instant she lands on Earth, [[GoryDiscretionShot getting killed messily]] as a result.

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* In ''Film/MenInBlackII'', a mugger appears in front of attempts to sexually assault the villain the instant she lands on Earth, Earth since she's only in a BlackBraAndPanties, [[GoryDiscretionShot getting killed messily]] messily devoured]] as a result.
19th Jan '16 12:50:10 PM Willbyr
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-->''Creator/DaneCook''

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-->''Creator/DaneCook''
-->-- '''Creator/DaneCook'''



* Nearly every arc in ''FistOfTheNorthStar'' has at least one person play this role. Usually the first guy who starts harassing Kenshiro.
* MutekiKanbanMusume, being a deconstruction of the FightingSeries PlayedForLaughs, presents protagonist Miki as she encounters an unfortunate thief, LowlyCriminal {{Yakuza}}, and JapaneseDelinquents, all of them only there to MuggingTheMonster Miki and give her an excuse to CurbStompBattle them, and then be forgotten.

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* Nearly every arc in ''FistOfTheNorthStar'' ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' has at least one person play this role. Usually the first guy who starts harassing Kenshiro.
* MutekiKanbanMusume, ''Manga/MutekiKanbanMusume'', being a deconstruction of the FightingSeries PlayedForLaughs, presents protagonist Miki as she encounters an unfortunate thief, LowlyCriminal {{Yakuza}}, and JapaneseDelinquents, all of them only there to MuggingTheMonster Miki [[MuggingTheMonster harass Miki]] and give her an excuse to CurbStompBattle them, and then be forgotten.
10th Dec '15 11:47:41 AM FF32
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* A sketch on ''TheKidsInTheHall'' featured a literal VeryPunchableMan who was getting divorced from his wife because she abused him. Her defense was that she's not a violent person by nature and he must emit [[HatePlague something like a pheromone]] that makes people want to hit him.

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* A sketch on ''TheKidsInTheHall'' ''Series/TheKidsInTheHall'' featured a literal VeryPunchableMan who was getting divorced from his wife because she abused him. Her defense was that she's not a violent person by nature and he must emit [[HatePlague something like a pheromone]] that makes people want to hit him.
13th Apr '15 2:24:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* Edgar ([[Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent Vincent D'Onofrio]] PlayingAgainstType as a misogynistic wife-beater) appears very briefly at the beginning of ''Film/MenInBlack'' just to become an alien bug's new outerwear.
** In ''Film/MenInBlack II'', a mugger appears in front of the villain the instant she lands on Earth, [[GoryDiscretionShot getting killed messily]] as a result.

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* Edgar ([[Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent Vincent D'Onofrio]] (Vincent D'Onofrio PlayingAgainstType as a misogynistic wife-beater) appears very briefly at the beginning of ''Film/MenInBlack'' just to become an alien bug's new outerwear.
** * In ''Film/MenInBlack II'', ''Film/MenInBlackII'', a mugger appears in front of the villain the instant she lands on Earth, [[GoryDiscretionShot getting killed messily]] as a result.
13th Apr '15 2:22:56 AM Morgenthaler
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** A similar character appears on ''Film/ManOfSteel'', harassing a waitress at the restaurant Clark is working at. In a subversion, he doesn't actually get punched. When he leaves, however, his truck wrapped (vertically) around a telephone pole.

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** * A similar character appears on ''Film/ManOfSteel'', harassing a waitress at the restaurant Clark is working at. In a subversion, he doesn't actually get punched. When he leaves, however, his truck wrapped (vertically) around a telephone pole.
16th Mar '15 2:38:54 PM nombretomado
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* Brainy in ''HeyArnold''.
* Parodied in the ''{{Futurama}}'' episode "Less Than Hero":

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* Brainy in ''HeyArnold''.
''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold''.
* Parodied in the ''{{Futurama}}'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' episode "Less Than Hero":
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