* Red and Ted from ''[[Pinball/RedAndTedsRoadShow Red & Ted's Road Show]]'', who travel the country wreaking havoc but never suffer any consequences for their actions, as they are {{Heroic Comedic Sociopath}}s.
* In ''VideoGame/MetroidPrimePinball'', Meta Ridley is a constant nuisance in the Artifact Temple, but you never actually get to defeat him.
* It is possible to invoke this in ''[[Pinball/WHODunnit WHO dunnit]]'' if the player fails to catch the killer, either by failing the Taxi Chase or not completing [[RooftopConfrontation The Roof chase.]]