Tropers / Hold My Hat

Hold my Hat:

Always associated with the nice hat Trope. It is a preventive measure to stop the nice hat from being damaged while the action hero does his act of outrageous stupidity.


Examples

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[[folder:Live Action TV]]
  • In last episode of his first serial "Robot", The Fourth Doctor tosses his trade mark hat at the Brigadier, before being driven of standing up in a jeep to toss soapy water onto a 50 tall robot in an offensive use of Science.
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