History Main / YourHeadASplode

15th Dec '17 9:07:32 AM AjWargo
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Weaponized in ''VideoGame/PokemonUltraSunAndUltraMoon'': the Ultra Beast UB Burst's signature attack is Mind Blown, wherein it takes off it own head and blows it up to damage the target, [[CastFromHitPoints at the cost of half of its own health]]. Because of its BizarreAlienBiology, the loss of its head isn't terribly inconvenient and it simply grows another one.

to:

* Weaponized in ''VideoGame/PokemonUltraSunAndUltraMoon'': the Ultra Beast UB Burst's Blacephalon's signature attack is Mind Blown, wherein it takes off it own head and blows it up to damage the target, [[CastFromHitPoints at the cost of half of its own health]]. Because of its BizarreAlienBiology, the loss of its head isn't terribly inconvenient and it simply grows another one.
15th Dec '17 8:43:45 AM Prometheus117
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'': The ultimate fate of [[spoiler:Princess Zelda, via Princess Peach kicking her in the head so hard it is reduced to chunky salsa. Ouch.]]

to:

* ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'': The ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'':
** In "Zelda vs Peach", this is the
ultimate fate of [[spoiler:Princess Zelda, via Princess Peach kicking her in the head so hard with a soccer ball it is reduced to chunky salsa. Ouch.]]]]
** In "Android 18 vs Captain Marvel", a similar fate befalls [[spoiler:Captain Marvel, who gets the back of her head caved in by 18's boot as the ''coup de grace'' [[HumiliationConga after getting her arms broken and punted into a crater]].]]
** Inverted in "Metal Sonic vs Zero" as [[spoiler:Metal's]] head is the ''only'' thing that survives the [[DefeatEqualsExplosion explosion that tears him apart]].
6th Dec '17 5:14:03 AM VicGeorge2011
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In the final part of the Franchise/{{Superman}} story ''ComicBook/TimeAndTimeAgain'', one of the reporters on the Earth's moon reporting Dev-Em's rampage is killed by a piece of debris flung at him at bullet-speed by Dev-Em that rips through his spacesuit helmet and also through his head, causing this to happen.
29th Nov '17 10:04:56 PM AHI-3000
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* After spending most of his time as a head in ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'', Scaramouche ended up having his head blown off by Aku after being misinformed with an outdated information that Jack has lost his sword.

to:

* After spending most of his time as a head in ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'', ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': [[spoiler:The robot Scaramouche ended up having his head blown off by Aku Aku, [[ItMakesSenseInContext after being Aku was misinformed with by Scaramouche with]] [[LockedOutOfTheLoop an outdated piece of information that Jack has had lost his sword. sword]].]]
27th Nov '17 11:11:18 AM PikaHikariKT
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** The 5th edition spell Psychic Scream does this to killed enemies. Interestingly, the spell has no effect on enemies with an Intelligence of 2 or lower -- a character Polymorphed into a low-intellect beast would escape damage, but a Druid using Wild Shape to morph into that same animal would not.
24th Nov '17 12:59:02 PM WillKeaton
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Has also happened [[http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/1995-08-25/ before]], when Dogbert rescued Dilbert from the bowels of Accounting by presenting the accounting [[AllTrollsAreDifferent trolls]] with something their brains couldn't comprehend: [[FelonyMisdemeanor wearing a cap backwards on his head]].

to:

** Has also happened [[http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/1995-08-25/ before]], before,]] when Dogbert rescued Dilbert from the bowels of Accounting by presenting the accounting [[AllTrollsAreDifferent trolls]] with something their brains couldn't comprehend: [[FelonyMisdemeanor wearing a cap backwards on his head]].
24th Nov '17 12:58:37 PM WillKeaton
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'' [[spoiler: in the Wrath of God scene Belloq's head explodes]]

to:

** ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'' [[spoiler: in the Wrath of God scene Belloq's head explodes]]explodes.]]



* Creator/DavidCronenberg's ''Film/{{Scanners}}'' famously blew up a man's head around the beginning as a particularly bitchin' KickTheDog moment for villain Darryl Revok. Made even more awesome when you know how they did it: nothing fancy at all -- just a fake head filled with various substances (including dog food and rabbit livers) and a twelve gauge shotgun aimed at the back of its neck! So [[TheMoreYouKnow now you know exactly what happens to a human head when hit point blank by a shotgun...]]\\
\\
[[http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i212/Kerrah_photos/Exploding-head.gif Here's a gif]]. Warning: [[CaptainObvious it's messy]]. [[http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/uncyclopedia/images/b/be/Daeh-gnidolpxE.gif And here's a gif of it in reverse!]] It also became a signature trait of the sequels and spin-offs that followed it, each of which have at least one exploding head, usually the bad guy's.

to:

* Creator/DavidCronenberg's ''Film/{{Scanners}}'' famously blew up a man's head around the beginning as a particularly bitchin' KickTheDog moment for villain Darryl Revok. Made even more awesome when you know how they did it: nothing fancy at all -- just a fake head filled with various substances (including dog food and rabbit livers) and a twelve gauge shotgun aimed at the back of its neck! So [[TheMoreYouKnow now you know exactly what happens to a human head when hit point blank by a shotgun...]]\\
\\
]]
**
[[http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i212/Kerrah_photos/Exploding-head.gif Here's a gif]]. gif.]] Warning: [[CaptainObvious it's messy]]. [[http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/uncyclopedia/images/b/be/Daeh-gnidolpxE.gif And here's a gif of it in reverse!]] It also became a signature trait of the sequels and spin-offs that followed it, each of which have at least one exploding head, usually the bad guy's.
24th Nov '17 12:57:20 PM WillKeaton
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Manga/{{Gunnm}}'' has this quite often, with guns, fists, melee weapons blunt objects or whatever strikes your fancy as the cause. [[http://read.homeunix.com/onlinereading/?image=Battle%20Angel%20Alita%20Complete/Volume%201%20-%20Alita/BA01-013.jpg&server=nas.html "Sklorsht"]], indeed. Some 15 pages later in the same chapter the next head is turned to mush. The sequel series even does it to its own [[spoiler:BigBad]].

to:

* ''Manga/{{Gunnm}}'' has this quite often, with guns, fists, melee weapons blunt objects or whatever strikes your fancy as the cause. [[http://read.homeunix.com/onlinereading/?image=Battle%20Angel%20Alita%20Complete/Volume%201%20-%20Alita/BA01-013.jpg&server=nas.html "Sklorsht"]], "Sklorsht,"]] indeed. Some 15 pages later in the same chapter the next head is turned to mush. The sequel series even does it to its own [[spoiler:BigBad]].
24th Nov '17 12:56:08 PM WillKeaton
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'': Extremely common in manga [[note]]But not the anime which, despite the large amounts of blood, is fairly sanitized[[/note]]. In fact, clean decapitations are almost nonexistent; most of the time, when Guts hits above the shoulders, the victim's head shatters.

to:

* ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'': Extremely common in manga manga.[[note]]But not the anime which, despite the large amounts of blood, is fairly sanitized[[/note]]. sanitized.[[/note]] In fact, clean decapitations are almost nonexistent; most of the time, when Guts hits above the shoulders, the victim's head shatters.
22nd Nov '17 7:45:55 PM PaulA
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In the Literature/DoctorWhoNewAdventures novel ''Human Nature'' one of the school children who are defending the school from a group of attacking aliens turns to say something to John Smith and gets hit in the back of the head with a dart from one of the alien's weapons. A moment passes then this trope splatters blood and brain matter all over the room, leading to a HeroicBSOD from John Smith.

to:

* In the Literature/DoctorWhoNewAdventures novel ''Human Nature'' ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoNewAdventuresHumanNature Human Nature]]'', one of the school children who are defending the school from a group of attacking aliens turns to say something to John Smith and gets hit in the back of the head with a dart from one of the alien's weapons. A moment passes then this trope splatters blood and brain matter all over the room, leading to a HeroicBSOD from John Smith.
This list shows the last 10 events of 378. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.YourHeadASplode