A character is offered praise and acclaim as an inducement to commit suicide.
- In the final scene of Pippin, the Players offer Pippin Self-Immolation as his last chance to find fulfillment. To their grave disappointment, he refuses.
- In the Monty Python's Flying Circus Upper Class Twit-of-the-Year competition, the last event is shooting oneself in the head. Prizes are awarded to the winners' coffins.