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2nd Apr '16 4:00:41 PM FrustratedFox
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* ''Film/Terminator3RiseOfTheMachines'' has the titular robot [[RidiculouslyHumanRobot becoming able to lie]]:

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* ''Film/Terminator3RiseOfTheMachines'' has the titular robot cyborg [[RidiculouslyHumanRobot becoming able to lie]]:
15th Mar '16 4:25:45 PM ObsidianFire
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[[HorribleJudgeOfCharacter Somehow,]] the speaker is [[GenreBlind always surprised]] by this.

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[[HorribleJudgeOfCharacter Somehow,]] the speaker is [[GenreBlind always surprised]] surprised by this.



** The standard was set even earlier when [[spoiler:Snape]] tries to make Voldemort promise not to kill [[spoiler:Lily Potter]]. He [[GenreSavvy is seemingly aware]] that Voldemort will not likely keep his word and as a back-up plan [[spoiler:goes to Dumbledore to help save her]]. In the end, alas, Voldemort manages to anyway.

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** The standard was set even earlier when [[spoiler:Snape]] tries to make Voldemort promise not to kill [[spoiler:Lily Potter]]. He [[GenreSavvy is seemingly aware]] aware that Voldemort will not likely keep his word and as a back-up plan [[spoiler:goes to Dumbledore to help save her]]. In the end, alas, Voldemort manages to anyway.



* ''Series/{{Smallville}}'': [[GenreBlind Clark]] gets hit with this when [[GovernmentConspiracy Amanda Waller]] had agents holding [[PlatonicLifePartners Chloe]] at gunpoint and demanding him to reveal himself.

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* ''Series/{{Smallville}}'': [[GenreBlind Clark]] Clark gets hit with this when [[GovernmentConspiracy Amanda Waller]] had agents holding [[PlatonicLifePartners Chloe]] at gunpoint and demanding him to reveal himself.



* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In "Nightmare in Silver", the Doctor plays [[ChessWithDeath Chess With Cybermen]] with human hostages as the stakes, and [[GenreSavvy correctly anticipates]] this outcome beforehand.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In "Nightmare in Silver", the Doctor plays [[ChessWithDeath Chess With Cybermen]] with human hostages as the stakes, and [[GenreSavvy correctly anticipates]] anticipates this outcome beforehand.
30th Jan '16 1:29:14 AM bwburke94
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* TheJoker does this constantly. Then again [[TooDumbToLive who would really trust the Joker in the first place?]]

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* TheJoker ComicBook/TheJoker does this constantly. Then again [[TooDumbToLive who would really trust the Joker in the first place?]]



* ComicBook/{{Buffy|TheVampireSlayer}} does the AntiHero version of this to a captured vampire in the ''Wolves at the Gates'' Arc of season eight. Even sparked some debate among fandom, as some considered the act to be bordering on a MoralEventHorizon for her. To be fair, she never explicitly stated she would actually let him go in so many words...

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* ComicBook/{{Buffy|TheVampireSlayer}} ''ComicBook/{{Buffy|TheVampireSlayer}}'' does the AntiHero version of this to a captured vampire in the ''Wolves at the Gates'' Arc of season eight. Even sparked some debate among fandom, as some considered the act to be bordering on a MoralEventHorizon for her. To be fair, she never explicitly stated she would actually let him go in so many words...
16th Jan '16 9:21:46 AM Phoenixion
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'''Leia:''' [[WhatAnIdiot WHAT?!]]\\

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'''Leia:''' [[WhatAnIdiot [[BigWHAT WHAT?!]]\\
2nd Jan '16 9:48:38 AM ngh93
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* In the second one of Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/PeterPan'' movies, ''Return to Neverland'', Captain Hook states that he won't hurt a single hair on Peter Pan's head. When he captures Peter Pan he [[ExactWords pulls out the one hair he won't hurt and gives it to Jain]]

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* In the second one of Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/PeterPan'' movies, ''Return to Neverland'', Captain Hook states that he won't hurt a single hair on Peter Pan's head. When he captures Peter Pan he [[ExactWords pulls out the one hair he won't hurt and gives it to Jain]]Jane]]
1st Jan '16 8:05:31 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Smallville}}'': [[GenreBlind Clark]] gets hit with this when [[GovernmentConspiracy Amanda Waller]] had agents holding [[PlatonicLifePartners Chloe]] at gunpoint and demanding him to reveal himself.

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* ''{{Smallville}}'': ''Series/{{Smallville}}'': [[GenreBlind Clark]] gets hit with this when [[GovernmentConspiracy Amanda Waller]] had agents holding [[PlatonicLifePartners Chloe]] at gunpoint and demanding him to reveal himself.
7th Nov '15 10:21:42 PM nombretomado
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* Johann Schmidt (aka "RedSkull") also did this trope in the beginning of ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' to locate the Tesseract.

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* Johann Schmidt (aka "RedSkull") "ComicBook/RedSkull") also did this trope in the beginning of ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' to locate the Tesseract.
1st Nov '15 11:34:43 AM nombretomado
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* Inverted in Adam Hall's {{Quiller}} novel ''The Sinkiang Executive'' where it's the supposed 'good guy' who didn't keep his side of the bargain.

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* Inverted in Adam Hall's {{Quiller}} Literature/{{Quiller}} novel ''The Sinkiang Executive'' where it's the supposed 'good guy' who didn't keep his side of the bargain.
26th Oct '15 1:15:45 PM MartialArtsMaster
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* In an early anime movie adaptation of the ''VideoGame/SamuraiShodown'' franchise, Earthquake has his men burn down a village, after being told where the village was by a villager who gave him the information in exchange for his own house being spared. However, Earthquake's men burn down ''all'' the houses. The villager angrily shouts at Earthquake, "You said you wouldn't burn down my house!" Earthquake casually responds oh, that was the villager's house? Earthquake didn't know.

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* In an early anime movie adaptation of the ''VideoGame/SamuraiShodown'' franchise, Earthquake has his men burn down attack a village, after being told where the village was by a villager who gave acted as a spy for him the information in exchange for his own house being spared. However, Earthquake's men burn down ''all'' the houses. houses, including the house that belongs to the spy. The villager angrily shouts at Earthquake, "You said you wouldn't burn down my house!" Earthquake casually responds oh, responds, "Oh, that shack was the villager's house? Earthquake yours? I didn't know."
26th Oct '15 1:11:12 PM MartialArtsMaster
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* In an early anime movie adaptation of the ''VideoGame/Samurai Shodown'' franchise, Earthquake has his men burn down a village, after being told where the village was by a villager who gave him the information in exchange for his own house being spared. However, Earthquake's men burn down ''all'' the houses. The villager angrily shouts at Earthquake, "You said you wouldn't burn down my house!" Earthquake casually responds oh, that was the villager's house? Earthquake didn't know.

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* In an early anime movie adaptation of the ''VideoGame/Samurai Shodown'' ''VideoGame/SamuraiShodown'' franchise, Earthquake has his men burn down a village, after being told where the village was by a villager who gave him the information in exchange for his own house being spared. However, Earthquake's men burn down ''all'' the houses. The villager angrily shouts at Earthquake, "You said you wouldn't burn down my house!" Earthquake casually responds oh, that was the villager's house? Earthquake didn't know.
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