Extendo Boxing Glove

A Red Boxing Glove on a mechanical arm that extends and retracts,note  hence the name. Often used for comedic effect.

See also Amusing Injuries.


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     Anime and Manga 
  • Naruto: During the "what's under Kakashi's mask?" episode, Kakashi has an Imagine Spot where he gets bopped by one of these and Squashed Flat against a wall, to which Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura triumphantly declare "He fell for it!"
  • One Piece: Nami's Thunder Tempo attack consists of this.
  • The first opening sequence for Lupin III (Red Jacket) depicts the title character getting clobbered by one of these gloves on a spring when he tries to jump into bed with Fujiko.
  • As a Shout-Out to Lupin III, in FLCL the same thing happens to Naota's dad when he tries to jump Haruko in episode five.

    Comic Books 
  • A recurring part of The Joker's arsenal, whether launched from inside his Badass Longcoat or from a giant pistol. The latter has also become something of a signature weapon for Harley Quinn.
  • Spring-loaded/extending-arm boxing gloves are a common booby trap in Spy vs. Spy. These can be seen hidden in safes, wall panels, articles of clothing, or occasionally, food items.
  • This is used as a weapon by two of the Disney Ducks Comic Universe superheroes, namely Paperinik (alias Donald Duck) and the Red Bat (Fethry).
  • A Don Martin cartoon ("In a Doctor's Office", MAD #70, April 1962) went weird places with this: A doctor taps his patient's knee with a reflex hammer, whereupon a boxing-glove device pops out of the man's mouth and smacks him in the face. He asks the patient's wife "How long has your husband had this condition?" and a boxing glove pops out of her mouth when she starts to answer. He turns to his nurse: "Get rid of these people, nurse.. before I go out of my mind!!" and a boxing glove comes out of HER mouth when she answers. Staggering towards the door of his office ("I better get out of here!!"), he is flattened in the final (full-page!) panel by a boxing glove the size of the doorway.

  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit: The Boxing Glove Mallet.
  • The Joker uses one of these in Batman. It goes by quickly, but on closer inspection, it's not so much a gadget he had lying around as a mounted device aimed directly at the television, as if he was just waiting for a reason.
    Joker: "Batman. Batman! Can somebody tell me what kind of a world we live in when a man dressed as a BAT...gets all my press?"
  • Concept art for Batman Returns featured a penguin with one of these in a chest-mounted case.


     Theme Parks 
  • At Universal Studios:
    • In the pre-show for A Day in the Park with Barney, Mr./Mrs. Peek-A-Boo, while trying to locate the door to the main stage, accidentally triggers one of these and ducks just before they can get hit.
    • A giant extendo boxing glove is used as an obstacle in the Minion training course at the Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem ride.
    • The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera has Dick Dastardly's rocket equipped with some, which he uses to punch away incoming traffic.

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     Western Animation 
  • In The Powerpuff Girls episode "Hot Air Buffoon", the Mayor becomes convinced that he shouldn't just rely on the girls all the time. He decides to fight crime using a hot air balloon and one of these.
  • In The Batman, it gets bumped up to one of Joker's recurring weapons.
  • A Simpsons episode has Stephen Hawking fire one from his wheelchair.