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7th Jun '16 2:38:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[Literature/CaptainUnderpants Geezer Powers -- ACTIVATE!!]] Only within the ShowWithinAShow, though, [[spoiler:until the grandparents accidentally get superpowers.]]

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* [[Literature/CaptainUnderpants ''Literature/CaptainUnderpants'': Geezer Powers -- ACTIVATE!!]] ACTIVATE!! Only within the ShowWithinAShow, though, [[spoiler:until the grandparents accidentally get superpowers.]]
7th Jun '16 2:38:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Foundation}}'': Hari Seldon is forced to do this several times as conditions on Trantor deteriorate; he's blamed for the deterioration and is also a victim of gang violence caused by it. Because he was a martial artist in his youth, Seldon successfully defends himself at first, but eventually age and illness catch up with him.

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* ''{{Foundation}}'': ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'': Hari Seldon is forced to do this several times as conditions on Trantor deteriorate; he's blamed for the deterioration and is also a victim of gang violence caused by it. Because he was a martial artist in his youth, Seldon successfully defends himself at first, but eventually age and illness catch up with him.
18th Apr '16 7:39:51 PM jormis29
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* FatherTed and the episode, "Attack Of The Nearly Dead". Grannies make for intense fan girls...

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* FatherTed ''Series/FatherTed'' and the episode, "Attack Of The Nearly Dead". Grannies make for intense fan girls...



* In ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', the playable race the Forsaken, are fairly clearly modeled on the elderly. ''{{Undead}}'' elderly.
2nd Feb '16 10:28:31 AM GoldenKeyblade
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* In the first Franchise/{{Bionicle}} movie, ''Mask of Light'', during the scene while Ta-Koro is under attack by the Rahkshii, there's a brief scene where Turaga Vakama pulls out his staff and starts beating one of the invaders over the head with it.
28th Jan '16 10:03:41 AM AHI-3000
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* Stinkmeaner and the Hateocracy from ''TheBoondocks''.

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* Stinkmeaner and the Hateocracy from ''TheBoondocks''.''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks''.
8th Dec '15 8:46:23 PM PaulA
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* The example that provides the page quote in 'Amy's Choice' of ''Series/DoctorWho'', which is frankly hilarious, except when the old people turn out to be possessed by aliens that kill people with lethal bad breath. Amy has no compunction in running them over.
** Turns out in the end that [[spoiler: its all a dream created by the Doctor's evil side]]. He choose 'alien-possessed old people' as something the Doctor and his companions would believe, which probably tells you something about the common MonsterOfTheWeek tropes this show uses.

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* The example that provides In the page quote in 'Amy's Choice' ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "Amy's Choice", the menace of ''Series/DoctorWho'', the week is a smallish crowd of senior citizens, which is frankly hilarious, except when the old people turn out to be possessed by aliens that kill people with lethal bad breath. Amy has no compunction in running them over.
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over. Turns out in the end that [[spoiler: its [[spoiler:it's all a dream created by the Doctor's evil side]]. He choose 'alien-possessed old people' as something the Doctor and his companions would believe, which probably tells you something about the common MonsterOfTheWeek tropes this show uses.
8th Dec '15 8:43:48 PM PaulA
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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': Mrs. Davis beats up a gym teacher in "Angela's Wedding". [[SeriousBusiness He insulted the deviled eggs she prepared.]]

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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': ''Series/OurMissBrooks'': Mrs. Davis beats up a gym teacher in "Angela's Wedding". [[SeriousBusiness He insulted the deviled eggs she prepared.]]
14th Nov '15 4:17:28 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/TheKid1921'', the old nanny beating up the Tramp for trying to drop the baby into her carriage.
27th Sep '15 2:45:13 PM johnsmithxxi
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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': Mrs. Davis beats up a gym teacher in "Angela's Wedding". [[SeriousBusiness He insulted the deviled eggs she prepared.]]
5th Sep '15 3:33:09 AM eroock
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