Created By: zarpaulus on March 13, 2011
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.
Hello, Unknown Troper. You'll need to get known to lend a hand here.