I Almost Shot Marvin In The Face
Character is careless/unsafe with firearms but endangered character prevents own death.
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(permanent link) added: 2013-02-28 01:16:34 sponsor: TomWalpertac2 (last reply: 2013-03-01 04:07:34)

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Twin trope to and an aversion of I Just Shot Marvin in the Face. A character who is clueless/careless/untrained in firearms safety avoids shooting a gun savvy fellow character because the gun savvy character carefully points the clueless character's gun away from his own face.

(All IJSMITF aversions will need to be moved here)

Examples: Anime and Manga: Comics: Literature: Film: Live Action TV:
  • NCIS: Season 10 episode "Detour" Palmer (No firearms training) finds a handgun. Ducky (Military training from decades ago) finds the gun pointed in his face and carefully pushes it away.
Web Comics:
  • Webcomic:Exterminatus Now: During the "Secret Lab" arc, one of the scientists is given a handgun. Said gun is repeatedly pointed at one or another of the main cast.
Web Original:
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