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This is a trope where someone attacks the victim through the POV of that victim. It gives the illusion to viewers of what it's like to actually get PUNCHED IN THE FACE! Ouch!

Similar to CameraAbuse, except for the fact that there's not supposed to be any camera - the attack is just viewed through the victim's face. Many cases are represented by a HitFlash of some sort at the point of impact, but there are a few exceptions, like the use of a SmashToBlack in live-action uses of this trope. It may also result in an ImpairmentShot if the POVCam stays where it is after the hit.

While sometimes this is purely for stylistic reasons, other times its a form of censorship in action shows directed at younger audiences because you never see the hit. A character punches the screen, cut to another character flying across the room, but you never see the point of contact.

A SuperTrope to ShakyPOVCam.

Compare SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou.


* [[http://vimeo.com/5647203 These three commercials]] for Bayer Advantage Flea and Tick control gruesomely show the POV of the fleas as they get killed by a yarn ball, a feather duster, and a frisbee.
* In a commercial for VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft featuring Creator/ChuckNorris, he does not one, but two Second Person Attacks! The first time, he punches one of the enemies in the game, and the second time, he punches the camera after the line, "I'm Chuck Norris, and I approve this game."
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JxO4jD-2cc This commercial]] for the Gillette Fusion ProGlide takes place during a boxing match and it contains a very intense punch thrown at the screen by one of the boxers (complete with sort of a glass-shattering effect), as well as a near hit by the other boxer just before that.
* In an old commercial for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hpzX_Jo2ig Storm Water Guns]], the kids all fire their guns at the camera simultaneously towards the end.
* Subverted in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EL6uqwzQbpk this commercial for the Samsung Galaxy Gear]] featuring a montage of clips from vintage TV shows and their gadgets. In one scene, a giant robot mech threw an "atomic punch" at the camera, but the scene changes before the punch could be landed.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnZtir9HgDI This old Listerine commercial]] animated by Creator/{{Pixar}} features a bottle of Listerine challenging you to a boxing fight and ultimately defeating you with a series of knockout blows.
* The commercials for the MMORPG ''VideoGame/{{Wizard101}}'' use this trope quite frequently.

[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' combines this with the HeyYouHaymaker in "Cowboy Funk." The episode "Pierrot Le Fou" looks to have another example with a gun, but it switches to Spike's POV before he actually fires.
* The fourth opening of {{Manga/Naruto}} ends with the titular character throwing a punch at the screen, which then fades to white.
* Used frequently during the battle scenes in the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime.
* Taken to the [[spoiler: gory]] extreme in ''Anime/SchoolDays'', where [[spoiler: the viewer is treated to the view from '''inside the stomach/womb of a character being sliced open.''' ]]
* Also used in the 17th episode of ''Anime/SonicX'' during the fighting sequences.
** In episode 46, Cream the Rabbit finishes off the robot Emerl with a double stomp, knocking it into the ocean.
* ''Anime/StreetFighterIITheAnimatedMovie'' has a lengthy one at the end of Chun Li's fight with Vega, during which she kicks him repeatedly. It's shown almost entirely from Vega's POV, excluding when she puts him through the wall with both feet.

[[folder:Films - Animation]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/AladdinAndTheKingOfThieves'', Jasmine taps a thief on the soldier, and we see her fist after he turns around. The thief falls to the floor.
* The 3D-animated ''WesternAnimation/AstroBoy'' film seems to have a SecondPersonAttack, as shown in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AhqOHom9BY this trailer]].
* In the 1980 animated adaptation of ''WesternAnimation/TheReturnOfTheKing'', Eowyn [[http://youtu.be/hWjt6LGhHsI defeats the Witch-king and his Fell Beast]] in this way.
** There was also a SecondPersonAttack at the end of the 1978 Creator/RalphBakshi adaptation of ''WesternAnimation/TheLordOfTheRings'' with Gandalf killing one of the orcs with his sword (complete with a blood-red HitFlash), just before he throws the sword up in triumph.
* In ''[[Disney/{{Mulan}} Mulan II]]'', Ling is punched by a girl for having chop sticks in his nose.
* ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}'': During the scene where Cinderella's stepsisters tear apart her dress, there are a couple of quick shots of them lunging toward the camera.

[[folder:Films - Live Action]]
* ''Film/TheAbyss'' features one of these when Cat comes to Bud's rescue.
* In ''Film/CharliesAngelsFullThrottle'', one of the crooks ''Main/CameraAbuse'' and is punched by Alex Munday.
* Used for dramatic effect all throughout the fight scenes in ''Film/CinderellaMan''.
* ''Film/{{Goodfellas}}'' features a ShoutOut to ''Film/TheGreatTrainRobbery'' with Tommy in place of the cowboy.
* ''Film/TheGreatTrainRobbery'' can be considered the ''UrExample'' to this trope, as its last shot has director Edwin Porter, in a very early kind of cameo (not the leader of the outlaw band as was mainly believed), taking aim and firing point blank at the audience. The film is well known for the scene.
* In Lou Ferrigno's film ''Film/{{Hercules 1983}}'' the title character was [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvYhw_0xjhcshown punching a bear]] multiple times through the POV of the animal, complete with ridiculous strobe HitFlash effects.
* The film ''Film/{{Hidalgo}}'' has at least one instance of a SecondPersonAttack, as seen in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urnjRUVYRY8 this trailer around 2:08]].
* Done a few times by Creator/AlfredHitchcock - twice in ''Film/NorthByNorthwest'' alone.
* The gun-barrel sequence in ''Film/JamesBond'' films, naturally. Only the attack is viewed from the barrel of the gun. In the ''Film/DieAnotherDay'' variation, the bullet actually goes THROUGH the barrel itself!
* In ''Film/ResidentEvilApocalypse'', a sniper is taken out by Alice.
* A man gets murdered with an axe in ''Film/ShadowsOfOurAncestors'', shown from his perspective as red runs over the camera lens.
* In ''Film/{{Sneakers}}'', Martin is pistol whipped, thrown in the trunk of a car, driven to what turns out to be the BigBad's hideout, and is pistol whipped again when Wallace finds him awake. This second pistol whipping is shown from Martin's perspective, using the CutToBlack version.
* ''Film/TheThreeStooges'' did a 3-D short where Moe's eye pokes, etc. were aimed at the camera for a full immersive stooge experience.
* In a DeletedScene from ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'', Eddie is caught snooping in Jessica's dressing room and there's a POV shot of the gorilla bouncer as he knocks him out cold.
* Matt Murdock's father is killed this way at the beginning of ''Film/{{Daredevil}}''. After being ambushed in an alley by some of Fallon's {{Mooks}}, one of them, [[FaceFramedInShadow half-hidden in shadow]] (later revealed to be [[spoiler:Kingpin]]), is shown from his P.O.V. and punches down towards the camera.
* Done to D'artagnan in ''[[Film/TheThreeMusketeers1993 The Three Musketeers]]'', when Cardinal Richelieu's guards attack him. After Rochefort knocks D'artagnan off his horse, the guards surround him and he looks up. Cue a fist flying down at the camera. Pow!

[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Mzbb7_vE2Y This clip]] from the ESPN documentary show, ''E:60'', gives viewers the virtual effect on what it would be like to be attacked by a thrown knife. Only difference being that a large sheet of glass was used, and there's no enemy here.
* The first season finale of ''Series/SaluteYourShorts'' featured departing character, Michael, leaving to avoid a large and very aggressive bully. In the episode's climax, Michael decides to face the bully down. The camera switches to Michael's POV for the confrontation just before the bully [[spoiler: delivers an anticlimactic OneHitKO]] and the screen goes black.
* Used in ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' during [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlxUmrPH2d4 this particularly awesome scene]].
* In ''Series/{{Wipeout}}'' they use what's called the Smash Cam. This is intended to show how the contestant fell from their own point of view (or at least the point of view of their lifejacket).
* "The Fight", TheBoxingEpisode of ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', ends with Chakotay throwing a punch at the camera.
* Series/TheWalkingDead notoriously ended Season Six with Negan hitting one of the group with a baseball bat. It wasn't revealed until the beginning of the next season who had died.
* The first episode of ''Series/BlackBooks'' has Bernard deliberately taunting a trio of football hooligans (hoping they will injure him enough to get him out of doing his taxes). We get to see all three of them punch Bernard in the face simultaneously from his point of view, complete with a FadeToWhite.
* ''Series/How I Met Your Mother'', where after Marshall and Barney suspect that The Captain captured Lily in the middle of the night after she left the hotel following a fight between her and the former, they promptly head to his beach house. Cue the doorbell ring, The Captain answering it, and him receiving a prompt punch to the face in his POV from an angry Marshall, after which the screen goes black and he grunts.

[[folder: Music]]
* The music video for Music/TheyMightBeGiants "Bastard wants to hit me" ends with said bastard punching the singer from his point of view.
* The music video for "CNR" by Music/WeirdAlYankovic contains a couple of examples: one where the titular character, Charles Nelson Reilly, hits someone in the face with a shovel, and then [[CameraAbuse punches the camera at the end]].

[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* Happened at ''Backlash 1999'' when Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin delivered a Stone Cold Stunner to Wrestling/TheRock while he was [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZw9P1naL0Q holding a camera]].

* The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_w4dUS0_p8 opening sequence]] of the UFC on FOX has a SecondPersonAttack with one of the two robots fighting in the octagon throwing a punch at the camera.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvyVojnGqts Happened to an NHL camera during a game in 2010.]] Puck, meet camera!

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''4-D Boxing'' offers two first-person cameras, from the viewpoint of either you or your opponent. {{Hit Flash}}es abound.
* The ''VideoGame/FightNight'' games use this trope when boxers get stunned during matches. Players get to see through the eyes of that boxer as his opponent knocks him out with a brutal punch.
* In ''VideoGame/GodOfWar 3'', the final phase of the Poseidon battle is a [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown No-Holds-Barred]] [[CurbstompBattle Curbstomping]] with most of the fight viewed from Poseidon's perspective, so you can see Kratos' brutality through his eyes, up to the point where [[spoiler:[[EyeScream he gouges them out with his thumbs]]]].
* Happens in all three ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare'' games. In the first, you're given semi control of the original leader of a country as he's lead into an arena and executed. In the second, the character you control is [[spoiler: shot by General Sheppard, tossed into a ditch, and burned, while still alive]]. In the third, in a mission where you control a Russian Secret Service Agent, you've almost gotten the President to safety when [[spoiler: Makarov turns out to be inside the helicopter you were going to escape in, shoots you, and takes the President.]]
* A gruesome example occurs in ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes''. [[spoiler: When Travis cuts off the head of Rank 3 assassin Speed Buster, we see it fly to the ground from her POV.]]
* Also done a lot in the console 3D ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' games because battle animations weren't built for two Pokémon to ever hit each other or even be on the same side of the arena.
* The UsefulNotes/SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem and UsefulNotes/{{Wii}} versions of the game ''VideoGame/PunchOut'' essentially use this perspective, with only a transparent version of the player visible in the foreground. Most boxing games, in fact, seem to use this perspective. [[ComicallyMissingThePoint But only if you play it poorly]], you see you're supposed to beat the other guy up.
* The opening of ''VideoGame/SonicColors'' has Sonic punching Dr. Eggman like this as well.
* The opening of the game ''VideoGame/SonicRiders'' has Knuckles punching Storm a few times like this.
* In the console video game adaptation of ''VideoGame/TheSpongebobSquarepantsMovie'', one of [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Buckethead King Neptune]]'s attacks is to use his trident to shoot [=SpongeBob=] with a sniper laser, which is shown from Neptune's POV. To defeat him, you have to [[BossArenaIdiocy use the tables in the Krusty Krab]] to reflect the beam back at him to stun him, leaving him susceptible to a counterattack.
* Quite a few attacks in ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' do this, probably so the animations can play fine regardless of how the target looks. A good example would be ''VideoGame/{{Mazinkaiser}}'''s Final Kaiser Blade.
* ''VideoGame/{{Teleroboxer}}'' is fought in first-person view (obviously, since it was released for UsefulNotes/VirtualBoy). When you get knocked out, the robot's view screen gets turned off like a television.
* In ''VideoGame/WildStar'': [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn8648VGMKM Meet the Exiles]] video has representative Kit Brinny accidentally punching out the cameraman. Also an example of CameraAbuse.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* The Ellipse-{{Creator/Nelvana}} version of ''[[Franchise/{{Tintin}} The Adventures of Tintin]]'' was fond of this.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' episode [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWT_jbyA7co Arthur's Big Hit]], the title character punches D.W. in the arm when she breaks his model airplane; later, he himself gets punched by Binky.
* ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' does this at least twice -- once in the episode "Nosebleed", and again in the introduction to the 3D ''Series/{{Jackass}}'' movie. Both times it was Butt-Head punching Beavis.
* This is done at least OnceAnEpisode in ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' and its spinoffs.
* All [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In5MdvzLY-Y the bumpers]] in Cartoon Network's AcmeHour feature cartoon slapstick and violence in the first person. Several bumpers involve Second-Person Attacks - to name a few: getting run over by a steamroller or a train, getting whacked in the face by a plank, falling from a skyscraper, and getting knocked in the head by a falling weight.
* At the end of the ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' episode, Operation: S.P.A.C.E., Numbuh 1 points his mustard gun toward one of the characters, and his blast fills the entire screen and fades to black.
** Operation: E.N.D.: Numbuh 4 to Chad: "Don't ever call me SQUIRT!" Cue punch that sends Chad flying.
** Operation: R.O.B.B.E.R.S.: Numbuh 5 uses the S.P.L.A.N.K.E.R. to knock out one of the members of the Six-Gum Gang.
** Operation: L.U.N.C.H.: Lizzie uses Numbuh 1's combat machine to punch Robin Food and the lunch robbers.
** Operation: N.A.U.G.H.T.Y.: A Wolverine-like character uses his candy cane claws to slash one of the villains.
* Occurs in the ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' episode, "1000 Years of Courage". Here, Courage picks up a banana, attempting to eat it, but it turns out to be a living baby creature. Courage makes a dash for it as its mother hits him over the head twice with her purse.
* Likely inspired by the Looney Tunes example below, an episode of ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' has Darkwing tricking Negaduck into coming down an elevator, which Darkwing has attached a large rubber band to the entrance of. We switch to Negs POV when Darkwing lets loose the anvil he had been holding in the sling shot.
* ''Franchise/{{DCAU}}: Often done in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague''.
* Subverted in the ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'' cartoon "Beard To Be Feared". Action Hank was about to punch an enemy through the POV of that enemy, and just when he was throwing the punch, it cuts to a TV showing the episode of Action Hank that Dexter was watching. Dexter was then shown wincing at the punch.
** Played straight, however, in "Dexter Detention", when a bully Dexter was sitting next to in detention punches him in the face.
** In the episode "A Mom Cartoon", Dexter's mom fights another woman at the supermarket for some new gloves. At one point, Mom punches and kicks the other woman multiple times through the POV of that woman.
** In season 4's "Used Ink", Dee Dee punches Mandark in this way after he forced her into a lip-to-lip kiss with him.
* A common sight in ''WesternAnimation/DonkeyKongCountry'' is a POV shot from the villains as DK throws a haymaker at their face.
* Many episodes of ''WesternAnimation/DragonBooster''.
* At the end of the DocumentaryEpisode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Duckman}}'', Duckman finally reaches the breaking point when he gets cast in a bad light one time too many on ''[[ShowWithinAShow American Dicks]]''. He blames it all on the show's cameraman, and proceeds to knock him out with a fist to the InUniverseCamera, yelling, "HOW DO I LOOK NOW?!?"
* At the end of the ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' episode, "Who Let The Ed In?", Eddy hits Ed with an invisible potato in an invisible slingshot.
** This trope also occurs in the Valentine's Day special when Kevin tosses the end of the gym rope towards Eddy, and it hits him in the face.
** In the episode, "The Good, The Bad, and the Ed", Rolf challenges Eddy to a series of dangerous challenges. One of the challenges involved Eddy and Rolf getting giant boulders smashed against themselves in a giant Newton's Cradle. At the start of that challenge, Eddy's POV shows Ed tossing one of the boulders, smashing him hard.
** In the episode "Who, What, Where, Ed!" after Ed accidentally breaks all the eggs from the fridge and offers Eddy a bite from his popsicle from, the camera shifts to his POV as Eddy says "Hold that thought", and whacks him in the face with the frying pan he was planning on cooking omelettes in. The whack covers the whole screen black with no HitFlash.
* Used several times in ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'': at least two in the TV movie ''Abracatastrophe''; one in the beginning of the movie Channel Chasers; the episodes "Mighty Mom and Dyno Dad", "Scary Godparents", "Kung Timmy" (and several others), and occasionally in the Crimson Chin bridging sequences in the Season 0 episodes.
* In a cut away gag on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' has Lois talking about how easily Peter gets jealous when he thinks guys are hitting on her. The flashback occurs during a concert from the singer's POV, when he says that their next song is dedicated to all the ladies in the audience. Cue Peter emerging from the back row and running all the way up to the stage to knock him out.
* Used in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'' when Bloo gets punched in the face by a young girl for taking some toy glow-in-the-dark vampire teeth.
** In another episode where Bloo was spying on who was supposed to be "the best imaginary friend ever", in one scene, that best imaginary friend knocks out Bloo with a shovel.
* ''{{WesternAnimation/Gargoyles}}'' does this once in season 1 and several times in season 2.
* Happens in the Christmas special, ''WesternAnimation/GrandmaGotRunOverByAReindeer'', where, of course, Grandma got run over by Santa's reindeer and sleigh through her POV.
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' titled "Chicken Ball Z" begins with Mandy repeatedly punching Billy in the face at a karate dojo.
** Towards the end of the episode "Sister Grim", the giant nun (formed by many regular sized nuns) sends Grim home with a big punch after they find out that he wasn't actually a nun the whole time.
** At the end of the episode "Hoss Delgado: Spectral Exterminator", Hoss fights a werewolf. They jump up, and the camera pans, TheMatrix-style, to (almost) the POV of the werewolf. Hoss fires his slime gun at the werewolf, filling the screen to a fade-to-black.
* This was He-Man's [[StockFootage usual method]] of punching something in the 1980s [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 Masters of the Universe]] series. He'd punch the screen, and then the camera would cut to whatever or whoever he punched flying away. For example, #5 and #4 in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftQwlzuayQQ this video]] of some of He-Man's feats, as well as in the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yeA7a0uS3A show's opening]].
** His sister [[WesternAnimation/SheRaPrincessOfPower She-Ra]] would kick or punch the camera (albeit much less frequently than He-Man), and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wR65P73X5GI her opening]] featured BigBad Hordak ''shooting'' the screen.
* ''Toys/HeroFactory'' episode ''The Trials of Furno'' has a shot showing Rotor's point of view as Furno lays a few punches on him.
* Also seen in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'', especially in the TitleSequence where Jackie punches the main villain of the season, and then transforms back into his live-action form as he shakes his hand in pain from punching said villain.
* ''WesternAnimation/JonnyQuest'' episodes
** "Dragons of Ashida". When one of the dragons starts up a hill after Race Bannon, Race rolls down a boulder at it. We see the boulder approaching from the dragon's point of view, just before it hits.
** "A Small Matter of Pygmies". When Race, Jonny and Hadji roll boulders and logs down the hill at the pygmies climbing up it, we see the boulders and logs approaching from the pygmies' point of view.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' cartoon "My Little Duckaroo"", Daffy Duck gets punched in the face by Nasty Canasta.
** Also occurs in the WesternAnimation/BugsBunny short "Rabbit Punch". While in a boxing match, Bugs hands a sling shot to his opponent and pulls back on the sling. He then puts a boulder in the sling and launches it into the opponent's face. We see the attack from the opponent's POV. The same effect happens to the bull in the short ''WesternAnimation/BullyForBugs.''
** Also occurs twice in the cartoon "Homeless Hare" when Bugs Bunny drops a brick on the antagonist's head, and later, when he, himself gets whammed in the head by a large I-beam thrown by the antagonist, temporarily leaving Bugs dazed and confused.
** In the Porky Pig cartoon "WesternAnimation/TheLoneStrangerAndPorky", the unseen narrator annoys the villain so much that he fires his guns at the camera, shooting the narrator to death.
** In the beginning of the 1996 cartoon "From Hare to Eternity", Yosemite Sam becomes so annoyed by the unseen group of singers singing too much, that he takes a baton and throws it at the camera, striking the group with a "clang".
* Used and abused in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', especially in certain cases where the viewer can suffer the virtual effects of getting punched and kicked DOZENS OF TIMES IN A ROW.
** Especially used in the opening sequence to some extent.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', in the episode "Husbands and Knives", a triple Second-Person Attack is made by Creator/ArtSpiegelman, Daniel Clowes and Alan Moore, who all simultaneously punch Comic Book Guy when he was trying to destroy a rival comic book store that's ruining his business. "Worst Second-Person Attack ever."
** The early episode "Bart the General" also shows Nelson punching Bart from his point of view once.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode, "Pizza Delivery", when the fish ordering the Krusty Krab pizza refused to pay for the pizza because [=SpongeBob=] and Squidward forgot to bring him his soda, Squidward comes back at his door and shoves the pizza in the customer's face, "Well, this one's on the house!"
** Also occurs twice in the episode "Sandy's Rocket", with [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick's use of the net guns to capture Mr. Krabs, then Sandy.
** The episode "The Two Faces of Squidward" involved [=SpongeBob=] slamming the door repeatedly on Squidward's face in order to restore his face to normal after he had a hard time being handsome. The trope doesn't apply at the end, however, when Mr. Krabs tried doing the same thing to him, only this time, to make him handsome again.
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'':
** [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS2E20TwilightOfTheApprenticePartII "Twilight of the Apprentice"]]: [[spoiler:Maul's [[EyeScream blinding]] of Kanan is shown in this fashion, as a GoryDiscretionShot.]]
** [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E05ImperialSupercommandos "Imperial Supercommandos"]]: Fenn Rau is shown knocking out one of the titular supercommandos like this.
* Happens during the memorable theme song of ''WesternAnimation/StoneProtectors''.
-->''We're the band that knows how to rock''\\
''Lots of flash, lots of sock!''\\
''Don't be fooled by this handsome bunch''\\
'''Cuz this band can really punch!''
* ''WesternAnimation/SwatKats'':
** In "Enter the Madkat", Razor and Commander Feral of all people (!) dual punch Lenny Ringtail this way after he's been returned to normal.
** A fatal version happens to a guard in "Katastrophe". Dr. Viper's mushroom monster assistant reaches towards the viewer with one of his tentacles to convey his grabbing (and killing) the guard [[KilledOffscreen offscreen]].
** In "SWAT Kats Unplugged", Razor flying down and kicking Hard Drive in the face is conveyed this way, with Razor's feet whooshing in towards the viewer. One cut later, and he's standing atop Hard Drive's unconscious body holding the anti-weapon scrambler.
** In "The Origin of Dr. Viper," Purvis, while stealing the Viper Mutagen, punches his employer Dr. Zyme in the face this way. We see Purvis' fist come towards the camera, then we cut to Zyme falling backwards down the stairs.
** Done to a Puma-Dyne guard in "The Dark Side of the SWAT Kats". This one is interesting in that the hand Evil!T-Bone punches him with is the one wearing his Glovatrix, and the evil SWAT Kats' Glovatrixes have [[SpikesOfVillainy spiked knuckles]]. This should've ended up being one of the show's more violent and painful knockouts, even ''with'' it being shown entirely from the victim''s P.O.V., but to tone it down, the spikes were removed for this one shot, and when the guard is shown later, he has no facial injuries consistent with getting spiked knuckles to the face.
* Also frequently used in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.
** The title sequence even has Cyborg making a huge punch.
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TimeSquad'' has Napoleon Bonaparte's wife knocking him out this way.
* ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'':
** There were infamous scenes from episodes of ''WesternAnimation/BeastWars'': some have a single or double Second-Person Attack, plus the ImpairmentShot of seeing double and falling over after the punch occurred. The double Second Person Attack is [[http://youtu.be/87czytavZ74?t=2m2s here]], while the single one with an ImpairmentShot is [[http://youtu.be/f6RneZEyrcg?t=12m22s here]].
** In the ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' episode, "Darkness Rising, Part 2", there's a POV shot of a Dark Energon-revived Cliffjumper charging at Megatron, who proceeds to slice him in two.
* Arguably the most painful moment from the WesternAnimation/WallaceAndGromit short ''WesternAnimation/AMatterOfLoafAndDeath'', where Piella smacks her poodle Fluffles from the latter's POV.
* Twice in the first episode of ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub''
* The third episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{WITCH}}''.
* Occurs in ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'', when Storm punches Mystique out in "The Cauldron, Part One".