DiscardedYKTTW Body Part Key YKTTW Discussion
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Sometimes someone needs to get past a locked door or something, and occasionally a good set of lockpicks just won't do the job. These days biometric locks that scan a person's fingerprints/retinas/DNA are increasingly commonplace and the quickest way to get past them is to well... Take a saw to someone whose prints are allowed access. Unlikely to be Truth in Television as biometric locks often check for a pulse as well.
- In the third Artemis Fowl book Artemis and Holly surgically detached an evil billionaire's thumb to get past a thumbprint scanner, they reattached it though.
- A wraith in Stargate Atlantis once threatened to use Col. Shepard's cold dead hands to fly a Puddle-Jumper.
- Dead Space: Isaac Clarke often uses mutilated guards to open doors.
- Suggested in the CSI homage arc of Schlock Mercenary.
- Done twice in S.S.D.D, also sort of an Ironic Echo.
- Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century had a bit of an unusual version. Organ smugglers cloned the thumb and eyes of two scientists in order to access their safes.