Simply put, a smoker decides to put their cigarette or cigar out... on another living person. Sometimes this is used as an improvised weapon in desperate situations, but other times, it is used as a form of torture or abuse, as a sign that the character doing the putting out is a Jerkass
or outright bastard, or as a form of Macho Masochism
if this is done to oneself.
Compare Second Face Smoke
. Related to Improbable Weapon User
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Anime and Manga
- YuYu Hakusho: In the manga, Sakamoto threatens to burn out Kuwabara's kitten's eye with a cigarette, though Yusuke stops him from doing so.
- In X2: X-Men United, Wolverine comes into Cerebro smoking a cigar, and when Professor X tells him to put it out, Wolverine puts it out...by crushing it into his own palm. Good Thing You Can Heal.
- The Outsiders: Ponyboy mentions at one point that he once played chicken with Tim Shepard's brother by burning one another's fingertips with cigarettes.
Live Action TV
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer: In the fourth season episode "Primeval," Spike manages to escape from Forrest by putting his cigarette out in his eye.
- House: In the episode "Distractions," House discovers that a patient has a cigarette burn on his wrist.
- The debut trailer for DmC: Devil May Cry depicted Dante putting his cigarette out on a demon's face while holding it in a headlock.
- Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2: While they have her in captivity, Zobek puts out a cigarette on Raisa Volkova's face.
- Batman: Arkham Origins: Warden Joseph has a bandage over his left eye for the duration of the game as a result of Black Mask burning his eye with a cigarette.
- Family Guy:
- In "Screwed the Pooch," Carter puts a cigarette out on Peter's chest.
- In the episode "Breaking Out Is Hard to Do," Lois, while addicted to the rush of shoplifting, puts out a cigarette on her own arm.
- In "Friends of Peter G.", Death shows Peter what he will become if he doesn't learn to control his drinking: an abusive Fat Slob who tortures his family with cigar burns.