The Claw Reveal YKTTW Discussion
|The Claw Reveal|
Extension of retractable claws used as an implied threat
We've all seen it - a villainous creature (or person with retractable claws, especially fingertip ones) holds out a paw/hand and then suddenly extends its claws - normally without any accompanying motion - in order to imply a threat or to punctuate a verbal one. A great example is in the Adventure Time episode entitled 'Dungeon', where the Demon Cat tells Finn, and I quote: "You're trespassing in MY dungeon, manling...and I'M the thing..."
- insert claw extension in middle of dramatic pause*