Glove Snap YKTTW Discussion
Do We Have This? Needs a Better Description. I've Seen It a Million Times... When the Mad Doctor wants to "get down to business", he dons his evil apparel, and this almost always includes shoving his hands into big latex gloves with a (usually upward) thrusting motion while tugging on the back of the glove with the other hand; then there's a loud snap at the end when the back of the glove is released. Pretty much a Mad Doctor and Medic staple, and also pretty common in cartoons. Usually meant to inspire fear or to startle; usually part of the Creepy Physical. Needs a Better Title? Is This Tropable?? Needs More Examples. Split from Gloved Fist of Doom.
- The infamous glove-snapping scene in The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
- Latex glove snap done by a fearsomely large nurse in Armageddon.
- Implied to be happening off-screen in one scene in Kung Pow! Enter the Fist:
Master Tang: As you know, I am a man of special needs. One of you will now receive... the Fist of Fury!(cut to students looking anxious)Master Tang: Prepare... the long rubber glove. (sound of latex snapping) Eeny... meeny... miney... moe... I wonder where... my glove will go...
- Undercover Brother. One of Mr. Feather's minions does this repeatedly, greatly to Mr. Feather's annoyance.
- Fletch. A proctologist does this before giving Fletch an examination, as shown here.
- Jim Carrey's Count Olaf does this in his herpetologist disguise in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
- Rush Hour 3 - The two protagonists have been detained by security in a French airport.
Chris Tucker: Can we go now?Detective: *Glove Snap* this will just take a moment."This" turns out to be a cavity search...
- The Mad Doctor in The Rescuers Down Under does this. "All right, girls, let's snap to it!" *snap* Oh! That smarts..."
- In The X-Files, Mulder accuses Skully of enjoying doing this.
- Tony of NCIS; though it's more comedic than sinister.
"Anuhza successful procedure!"
"Woops! Zat was not medicine."
"Did zat sting? Sorry!"
"Zat, vas doctor-assisted homicide!"Web Comics Western Animation