The hero is about to be finished off by their enemy. Their back is against a wall with their enemy holding a gun to their head. Close up on the bad guy's hand starting to pull the trigger and.... BANG! But wait! The hero's alive still? The villian is standing there with a surprised look on his/her face as blood starts to trickle from their body and they slump down dead. The killer's killer may or may not be revealed to the hero at this time.
- In Family Guy episode And Then There Were Fewer, Diane Simmons is about to shoot Lois when Stewie finishes her off with a sniper rifle.