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** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E14TheNextDoctor "The Next Doctor"]]: The Cybermen's infostamps are data storage devices. They also make handy energy weapons when the top is opened and the other end pressed, perfect for defending yourself from the Cybermen.

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* Butcher from ''Series/TheBoys2019'' uses a superbaby's EyeBeams to cut down a number of guys trying to kill him and his partner.

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* ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'' had Michael and Gob get into an argument at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new house [[note]] well, not so much a house as an empty shell Gob was hoping to pass off as a house [[/note]]. Gob, who was carrying the giant scissors, tries to use them to attack Michael. Michael grabs a large, fake rock and uses it to fight back. [[RockPaperScissors As expected, rock beats scissors.]] [[note]] But the whole embarrassing incident is covered by the (news)paper. [[/note]]


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* ''Series/{{Benson}}'' once saw the title character returning from a ribbon-cutting ceremony when he thwarts a robbery by hitting the robber with the giant scissors. The robber sues and at the subsequent trial, the robber's lawyer accuses him of premeditated assault because he already had the weapon on him.


* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E9TheFamilyOfBlood "The Family of Blood"]], Tim Latimer uses strategically-timed openings of the GadgetWatch containing the Doctor's consciousness to distract the titular villains, and at one point uses it directly to stun Daughter of Mine.

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[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E9TheFamilyOfBlood "The Family of Blood"]], Blood"]]: Tim Latimer uses strategically-timed openings of the GadgetWatch containing the Doctor's consciousness to distract the titular villains, and at one point uses it directly to stun Daughter of Mine.Mine.
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E7TheUnicornAndTheWasp "The Unicorn and the Wasp"]]: Donna defends herself from a giant wasp with a SolarPoweredMagnifyingGlass long enough to escape.

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* In the ''Series/{{Titans}}'' episode [[Recap/TitansS1E5Together "Together"]], Dick is forced to use a red hot crepe pan, fresh off the stove, as a weapon when he's ambushed by a bunch of armed goons.


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{{Improvised Weapon}}s in live-action TV.



* In ''Series/TheAdventuresOfSuperman'' episode "[[Recap/TheAdventuresOfSupermanS1E21TheHumanBomb The Human Bomb]]", ComicBook/JimmyOlsen takes up a golf club to confront VillainOfTheWeek Butler and save ComicBook/LoisLane.
* ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'':
** The first half of the second season revolves around an object referred to as "the Obelisk" (more properly named "the Diviner"), which lethally petrifies anyone who touches it. HYDRA wants it so they can learn how to use its abilities as a weapon, and S.H.I.E.L.D. just wants to keep it from HYDRA. A man who knows more about its origins scoffs at this, saying it's not a weapon, it's a key with a self-defence mechanism.
--->'''The Doctor:''' Whitehall just thinks it's a weapon. [[WhamLine He has no idea what's inside.]]\\
''[cue shocked look from Coulson]''\\
'''The Doctor:''' [[LampshadeHanging Oh, right: There's something inside.]]
** HYDRA captures Skye and forces her to touch the Diviner. The second she finds out that she can do so without being petrified, she starts whacking HYDRA mooks with it. Unfortunately, they saw this coming, but she still manages to take out a few before the rest make her stop.
* ''Series/{{Alias}}'' - prime examples from the pilot being a car aerial and a chair (that Sydney was tied to at the time).



* This is in ''Series/{{Angel}}'', when Angel kills a werewolf with a pen he borrows from Wesley. Later, when they're discussing the werewolf:
-->'''Spike:''' I had a wee spat with a werewolf myself once. Fought for over an hour. Brutal, vicious. ''(holds up his hand, wiggles his fingers)'' Almost lost my--\\
'''Fred:''' Angel killed him with a pen.\\
'''Spike:''' [[{{Beat}} ....]]
** Also on ''Angel'', Harmony fights another vampire in the Wolfram & Hart cafeteria. After a few rounds of vampire fisticuffs, they both grab chopsticks. The best human analogue would probably be steak knives.
** Angel throws a spoon at one guy that ''lodges'' itself in his head and kills him.
--->'''Spike:''' A ''spoon?'' That's just - ''(butler pulls spoon out)'' Well. Okay, that's more - ''(butler falls over dead)'' disappointing, really.
** Fred kicks a lot of ass when it comes to this. For example, she designed a giant mousetrap-like device that fires an axe when stepped on. Because she was [[CrazyPrepared Crazy Preparing]] for the possibility of fighting an enemy while armless.



* On the 1966 ''Series/{{Batman}}'', improvised weapons were a recurring part of the fight choreography, used by heroes and villains alike. Batgirl, however, was especially prone to using them, most likely because the producers wouldn't allow her to give or receive punches. Whacking a bad guy over the head with a handy prop helped add a little variety to Batgirl's ballet-influenced KickChick[=/=]DanceBattler fighting style.
* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'':
** In the episode "The Farm", Kara Thrace uses a shard of broken mirror to stab a Cylon in the neck.
** Very iconic ''Battlestar Galactica'' example is Adama beating Leoben to death with a flashlight in the Miniseries.
** Leoben also gets a pair of metal chopsticks in the neck from Kara after he locks her up in a mock apartment and deprives her of anything else he thinks can be used as a weapon (including steak knives).
* In ''Series/BreakoutKings'' many of the escaping convicts use weapons made out of things they can obtain in prison; shivs are just the most basic of these. An explosives expert made a grenade from a lightbulb and flour. Another one build a trap in his cell that caused sharpened plastic spoons to pierce a guard's throat.



* In ''Series/TheCityHunter'', Yun Sung uses, at various points, a spoon, a tie, a rolled-up calendar, and a walkie-talkie as weapons.
* ''Series/ColdCase'' was loaded with these. Murder weapons included a skateboard, mantel clock, hand weight, tennis racket, car antenna, and of all things a ''metronome''.



* The series ''Series/TheEqualizer'' had as its main character a middle-aged retired spy who helped New Yorkers in need as penance for being such a lethal character over the years. He preferred non-violent solutions to his problems, mixed with a little gunplay. However, to establish how dangerous a man he was, the stories occasionally showed him improvising weaponry. In one case, he was being held hostage and asked to be escorted to the men's room. Once inside a stall and out of sight, he unscrewed the coat hook from the door and clutched it firmly in his fist so the less-than-an-inch long screw projected past his knuckles. As he left the stall, he punched his terrorist guard directly in the forehead, killing him instantly.
* One episode of ''Series/TheFactsOfLife'' had Natalie go to a costume party as Creator/CharlieChaplin and get mugged on the way home. The girls later attend a self-defense course where the instructor suggests improvising weapons. Natalie then realizes she could have used the cane from her Charlie Chaplin costume to fight off the mugger.
* In ''Series/{{Lost}}'', Sayid kills someone with a dishwasher... more precisely, a row of knives faced up in the dishwasher tray.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E9TheFamilyOfBlood "The Family of Blood"]], Tim Latimer uses strategically-timed openings of the GadgetWatch containing the Doctor's consciousness to distract the titular villains, and at one point uses it directly to stun Daughter of Mine.
* In the 2001 New Year's Eve of ''Series/{{EastEnders}}'', Little Mo smashes her abusive husband's face with an iron when he's assaulting her in a friend's kitchen (she was baby-sitting).
* On ''Series/TheEdgeOfNight'', Jody once burned an assailant with a hot curling iron.
* The series title object in the ''Series/ElleryQueen'' episode "The Adventure of the Chinese Dog". [[spoiler:The choice of this weapon ends up being a plot point, as Ellery realizes that it would have been much easier to kill Eben Wright with the nearby fireplace poker.]]
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''Series/TheEqualizer'' had as its main character a middle-aged retired spy who helped New Yorkers in need as penance for being such a lethal character over the years. He preferred non-violent solutions to his problems, mixed with a little gunplay. However, to establish how dangerous a man he was, the stories occasionally showed him improvising weaponry. In one case, he was being held hostage and asked to be escorted to the men's room. Once inside a stall and out of sight, he unscrewed the coat hook from the door and clutched it firmly in his fist so the less-than-an-inch long screw projected past his knuckles. As he left the stall, he punched his terrorist guard directly in the forehead, killing him instantly.
* One episode of ''Series/TheFactsOfLife'' had Natalie go to a costume party as Creator/CharlieChaplin and get mugged on the way home. The girls later attend a self-defense self-defence course where the instructor suggests improvising weapons. Natalie then realizes she could have used the cane from her Charlie Chaplin costume to fight off the mugger.
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'':
** Mal, Zoe, and Jayne make heavy use of improvised weapons. Mal has a tendency to turn opponents' weapons against them, at one point choking an Alliance soldier with his own rifle's strap and the chains on his handcuffs to break a Reaver's neck.
** Wash, the ace pilot, manages to improvise [[CarFu the mule]] to knock out a Mook at one point
** Shepard Book uses a hose and a water pump to incapacitate multiple thugs.
** WaifFu River can use just about anything at hand. When she goes berserk in ''Serenity'' she uses a serving tray and a glass bottle (kicked across the room into the head of someone running across the room) as weapons. In "The R. Tam Sessions" tie-in, she also [[ThePenIsMightier kills a man using a pen.]]
* In ''Series/FlashForward2009'', Mark Benford is blackmailed into coming to a deserted area with no support or weapons by the genius Dyson Frost. When they meet face to face, Mark asks to take a drink of water, then spits into Dyson's face, revealing the bottle to have been filled with gas from his car.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Subverted when Podrick Payne chucks a rock at a knight. It not only misses, the action tells the knight that Pod doesn't have a weapon.
** After losing Longclaw in "The Watchers on the Wall", Jon Snow uses a chain and then a hammer from the castle smithy in his fight with Styr.
** When the wildlings invade Castle Black's kitchens, the stewards inside hold them off with pots, furniture, and a large meat cleaver.
** Not knowing the battle is over, when Gilly hears someone at her door she defends herself and her baby with the first weapon that comes to hand: a hunk of ham.
** During their CombatBreakdown in "The Children", Brienne bashes her opponent in the head with a rock over and over and over.
* In ''Series/{{Grimm}}'', Juliette makes good use of a pot of boiling water against an ogre attacking Nick. In a later episode another Wesen also attacks her in the kitchen so he kicks him in the groin and then proceeds to whack him in the head with a frying pan.
* ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'': Moira uses a piece of the toilet tank in her room as a knife. [[spoiler:She stabs the man who's with her using it, and then takes off in his car.]]
* Mohinder from ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' is fond of these, having used a ceramic elephant, a wall-sized map, a fire extinguisher, a car door, and a ''tuning fork'' (MakesSenseInContext). Sylar also likes his improvised weapons (broken glass, beer bottles, and assorted kitchen implements, among others), but almost anything's a projectile when you're telekinetic.
* Done several times in ''Series/{{Highlander}}: The Series''. There are only so many ways to cut off a head with a sword. If said head gets in the way of a wrecking ball, or stuck in a motorboat prop, well, whatever gets the job done.
* In the ''Series/{{JAG}}'' episode "Code Blue" (second season), when a terrorist in a hospital demands that he identify himself, Harm claims his callsign is "Zapper". [[IncrediblyLamePun And then zaps the guy with]] a defibrillator.
* In an episode of ''Series/JonathanCreek'', the title character stops an armed man with a thrown playing card. Lampshaded and slightly justified in that he got the book "Cards as Weapons" by Ricky Jay at the start of the episode, was seen practicing the moves during the show, and admitted after his success that he had actually missed [[GroinAttack the target he was aiming for]].
* In one episode of ''Series/LegendOfTheSeeker'' imprisoned Kahlan makes herself a weapon by ''folding a plate'' and proceeds to kill a guard with it.
* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'', "The Wedding Job":
-->'''Nate:''' Did you just kill a guy with an appetizer?\\
'''Eliot''': [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments I don't know. Maybe.]]
** Note that he earlier disarmed his knife-wielding opponent with an egg whisk.
** He once engaged in battle with a few mooks, one of whom was in a car. While fighting with 2 mooks, a third guy is trying to get out of the car and join the fight. This resulted in Eliot repeatedly kicking the door into him telling him to "Stay in the car!".
** He once took out a group of former British special forces using a belt as a weapon.
** Also, Eliot's {{Foil}} Mikel Dayan would mop the floor with you. Because she once killed a guy with a mop.
* An episode of ''Series/{{Life}}'' features a female ProfessionalKiller who is very skilled at this. Her entire shtick is using household objects to kill people. One really good scene features Charlie talking to her in her kitchen, and constantly looking around at everything in the room that he could be killed with at any time. [[spoiler:He then one-ups her by asking for a soda as he leaves, and pouring it in her gas tank so she can't get away once she disables his less savvy partner.]]
* In ''Series/{{Lost}}'', Sayid kills someone with a dishwasher... more precisely, a row of knives faced up face-up in the dishwasher tray.



* Sammo Law of ''Series/MartialLaw'' employs this to great effect, much like his fellow Peking Opera House graduate Creator/JackieChan. The shows premise specifically says he ''can't have a gun'', just so they'd have an excuse for this trope.
** The pilot involves a jerk cop reading his jacket and finding that it declares he can turn anything into a "deadly weapon". He loudly and publicly challenged Sammo to fight him with a blackboard eraser. He lost.
** The team later encounters an assassin who has a reputation much like Sammo's, including improvising a garrote from a paper napkin. [[spoiler:Turns out it's all hot air.]]
* The ''Series/MastersOfHorror'' episode "Pick Me Up", which featured [[EvilVersusEvil two rival serial killers fighting over their prey]]:
** Walker strangles a person with a dead snake.
** Wheeler decapitates another with the door of the bus' suitcase compartment.
* In an episode of ''Series/{{McCloud}}'', Sam [=McCloud=] used a couple gallons of liquid detergent and a firehose to defeat a small army of armed killers breaking into police headquarters.
* This trope pops up a lot in ''Series/{{Misfits}}'', sometimes played for comedy (Nathan attacking the security guard with a stapler for instance), and sometimes through sheer necessity -- such as when Kelly incapacitates [[spoiler:Tony]] with a paint tin, or when Simon uses a broom to break the lightbulbs in the community centre (though that one was more for creepiness value than anything).
* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': These crop up from time to time, including:
** In "'Til Death Do Us Part", the murder weapon turns out to be [[spoiler:a processional cross]] that was in the room where the victim and his killer were arguing.
** In "The Murdoch Identity", when Anna Fulford and Murdoch are confronted by his two armed pursuers in her pub, she tells Murdoch to duck before using a frying pan to hit one of the gunmen in the head.
** In "Downstairs, Upstairs", the household objects used to kill include [[spoiler:a fireplace poker]] and [[spoiler:a chair cushion]].
** A [[spoiler:geologist's pick]] has twice been used to kill, in "Dinosaur Fever" and "Murdoch of the Klondike".
** In "Murdoch Ahoy", a man proved to have been stabbed to death with [[spoiler:a specialized screwdriver]].
** In "Murdoch of the Living Dead", Dr. Grace uses her hatpin to stab a "zombie" that grabbed her arm.
** In the B-plot of "The Death of Dr. Ogden", the victim is found with the murder weapon, a red snooker ball, jammed in his mouth.
** PlayedForLaughs by Constable Crabtree in "Crabtreemania" when he finds himself suddenly in a professional wrestling match. After he fails to get the better of his opponent (including using a martial arts move he learned the previous season), his sweetheart Edna gives him a folded chair, which he uses to hit his opponent on the head and knock him out. George then hoists Edna onto his shoulder in victory to receive the cheers of the crowd.
* In a flashback during the episode of ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' where Director Vance recovers from a shooting, Eli David manages to take objects from around Leon's apartment in Amsterdam and forms them into a functioning Claymore antipersonnel mine as a defense against enemies pursuing them.
* ''Series/TheNewAvengers'': In "Dirtier by the Dozen" Ganbit uses Purdey's bra as an improvised [[SufferTheSlings sling]] to knock out a commando.



* During an episode of ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'' a bunch of the Grinders attack a mom sitting with her baby, the baby in the carriage. 2 of the Rangers show up, and Scott at one point in time picks up the carriage and swings it around at the grunts, managing to knock them down. All this is done while said baby is still in the carriage. And yes, he looks inside at one point to make sure the baby is okay.
** This happens pretty consistently in RPM. If they can get their hands on it, it's been used as a weapon. Bus doors, vegetables, a beach umbrella, saran wrap, Flynn's ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments transformation explosion]]''. If it can smash, cut, entangle, entrap, or otherwise inconvenience the [[{{Mooks}} Grinders]] or the MonsterOfTheWeek it has.
* This happens in ''Series/{{Primeval}}''. A lot. Cutter's make-shift flame thrower, Helen's exploding milk carton (or whatever that was), Claudia and her Golf Club of Death...I could go on and on.
-->'''Claudia:''' Hole in one!
** To put it simply, the team often find themselves without effective guns or ammunition, and have to make do with whatever they can find.
** Connor seems to do this more than anyone else. The Electric Footstool of Doom, the slushie cup, and the [[SarcasmMode very scary]] Dart of Death, just to name a few. Oh, and that time when Stephen has a gun, Abby has a gun, and Connor gets...a shovel. Possibly justified by the fact that Connor ''never'' gets a gun. No wonder, after [[spoiler:he shoots Abby and a man in a bear costume.]]
--->'''Cutter:''' Any questions?\\
'''Connor:''' Can I have a gun?\\
'''Cutter:''' Take a guess.\\
'''Connor:'''...No?\\
'''Cutter:''' Good guess.
** When Connor and Abby get stuck in the past for a year, they have to make plenty of improvised tools and weapons in order to survive. This is also when Connor [[TookALevelInBadass Takes A Level In Badass]].
** While not technically used as a weapon, Abby does at one point propose an unusual solution to clearing a poisonous, sulphurous fog when the ARC's armoury fails them - leaf blowers. The monster of the week, a species of parasitic Precambrian worm, is ultimately killed but a combination of air conditioning and an automated fire extinguisher system.
** At least one predator (a dromaeosaurid, in this case) has literally been killed with an [[PortalCut Anomaly]].
** Danny Quinn, [[spoiler:upon returning briefly in the Season 4 finale]], has a stout branch [[ICallItVera that he calls Molly]].
* In ''Series/{{Psych}}'', Shawn once holds off a machete-wielding villain with a pool skimmer.



* The short-lived TV series ''Spy Game'' has Lorne Cash doing this all the time, including a scene where he faced off against his teacher, and they were declaring what could be used in that fight. "Kick that garden hose away." "Get rid of the comb in your back pocket." "Take off your watch..."




* This is in ''Series/{{Angel}}'', when Angel kills a werewolf with a pen he borrows from Wesley. Later, when they're discussing the werewolf:
-->'''Spike:''' I had a wee spat with a werewolf myself once. Fought for over an hour. Brutal, vicious. ''(holds up his hand, wiggles his fingers)'' Almost lost my--\\
'''Fred:''' Angel killed him with a pen.\\
'''Spike:''' [[{{Beat}} ....]]
** Also on ''Angel'', Harmony fights another vampire in the Wolfram & Hart cafeteria. After a few rounds of vampire fisticuffs, they both grab chopsticks. The best human analogue would probably be steak knives.
** Angel throws a spoon at one guy that ''lodges'' itself in his head and kills him.
-->'''Spike:''' A ''spoon?'' That's just - ''(butler pulls spoon out)'' Well. Okay, that's more - ''(butler falls over dead)'' disappointing, really.
** Fred kicks a lot of ass when it comes to this. For example, she designed a giant mousetrap-like device that fires an axe when stepped on. Because she was [[CrazyPrepared Crazy Preparing]] for the possibility of fighting an enemy while armless.
* Done several times in ''Series/{{Highlander}}: The Series''. There are only so many ways to cut off a head with a sword. If said head gets in the way of a wrecking ball, or stuck in a motorboat prop, well, whatever gets the job done.
* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'', "The Wedding Job":
-->'''Nate:''' Did you just kill a guy with an appetizer?\\
'''Eliot''': [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments I don't know. Maybe.]]
** Note that he earlier disarmed his knife-wielding opponent with an egg whisk.
** He once engaged in battle with a few mooks, one of whom was in a car. While fighting with 2 mooks, a third guy is trying to get out of the car and join the fight. This resulted in Eliot repeatedly kicking the door into him telling him to "Stay in the car!".
** He once took out a group of former British special forces using a belt as a weapon.
** Also, Eliot's {{Foil}} Mikel Dayan would mop the floor with you. Because she once killed a guy with a mop.
* An episode of ''Series/{{Life}}'' features a female ProfessionalKiller who is very skilled at this. Her entire shtick is using household objects to kill people. One really good scene features Charlie talking to her in her kitchen, and constantly looking around at everything in the room that he could be killed with at any time. [[spoiler:He then one-ups her by asking for a soda as he leaves, and pouring it in her gas tank so she can't get away once she disables his less savvy partner.]]
* During an episode of ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'' a bunch of the Grinders attack a mom sitting with her baby, the baby in the carriage. 2 of the Rangers show up, and Scott at one point in time picks up the carriage and swings it around at the grunts, managing to knock them down. All this is done while said baby is still in the carriage. And yes, he looks inside at one point to make sure the baby is okay.
** This happens pretty consistently in RPM. If they can get their hands on it, it's been used as a weapon. Bus doors, vegetables, a beach umbrella, suran wrap, Flynn's ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments transformation explosion]]''. If it can smash, cut, entangle, entrap, or otherwise inconvenience the [[{{Mooks}} Grinders]] or the MonsterOfTheWeek it has.
* In an episode of ''Series/JonathanCreek'', the title character stops an armed man with a thrown playing card. Lampshaded and slightly justified in that he got the book "Cards as Weapons" by Ricky Jay at the start of the episode, was seen practicing the moves during the show, and admitted after his success that he had actually missed [[GroinAttack the target he was aiming for]].
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'':
** Mal, Zoe, and Jayne make heavy use of improvised weapons. Mal has a tendency to turn opponents' weapons against them, at one point choking an Alliance soldier with his own rifle's strap and the chains on his handcuffs to break a Reaver's neck.
** Wash, the ace pilot, manages to improvise [[CarFu the mule]] to knock out a Mook at one point
** Shepard Book uses a hose and a water pump to incapacitate multiple thugs.
** WaifFu River can use just about anything at hand. When she goes berserk in ''Serenity'' she uses a serving tray and a glass bottle (kicked across the room into the head of someone running across the room) as weapons. In "The R. Tam Sessions" tie-in, she also [[ThePenIsMightier kills a man using a pen.]]
* The short-lived TV series ''Spy Game'' has Lorne Cash doing this all the time, including a scene where he faced off against his teacher, and they were declaring what could be used in that fight. "Kick that garden hose away." "Get rid of the comb in your back pocket." "Take off your watch..."
* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'':
** In the episode "The Farm", Kara Thrace uses a shard of broken mirror to stab a Cylon in the neck.
** Very iconic ''Battlestar Galactica'' example is Adama beating Leoben to death with a flashlight in the Miniseries.
** Leoben also gets a pair of metal chopsticks in the neck from Kara after he locks her up in a mock apartment and deprives her of anything else he thinks can be used as a weapon (including steak knives).
* In an episode of ''[=McCloud=]'', Sam [=McCloud=] used a couple gallons of liquid detergent and a firehose to defeat a small army of armed killers breaking into poilce headquarters.

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-->'''Spike:''' I had a wee spat with a werewolf myself once. Fought for over an hour. Brutal, vicious. ''(holds up his hand, wiggles his fingers)'' Almost lost my--\\
'''Fred:''' Angel killed him with a pen.\\
'''Spike:''' [[{{Beat}} ....]]
** Also on ''Angel'', Harmony fights another vampire in the Wolfram & Hart cafeteria. After a few rounds of vampire fisticuffs, they both grab chopsticks.
what is at hand. The best human analogue would probably be steak knives.
** Angel throws a spoon at one guy that ''lodges'' itself in his head and kills him.
-->'''Spike:''' A ''spoon?'' That's just - ''(butler pulls spoon out)'' Well. Okay, that's more - ''(butler falls over dead)'' disappointing, really.
** Fred kicks a lot
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* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'', "The Wedding Job":
-->'''Nate:''' Did you just kill a guy with an appetizer?\\
'''Eliot''': [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments I don't know. Maybe.]]
** Note that he earlier disarmed his knife-wielding opponent with an egg whisk.
** He once engaged in battle with a few mooks, one of whom was in a car. While fighting with 2 mooks, a third guy is trying to get out of the car and join the fight. This resulted in Eliot repeatedly kicking the door into him telling him to "Stay in the car!".
** He once took out a group of former British special forces
Dean using a belt as a weapon.
** Also, Eliot's {{Foil}} Mikel Dayan would mop the floor
small salt shaker delivered with you. Because she once killed a guy with a mop.
* An episode of ''Series/{{Life}}'' features a female ProfessionalKiller who is very skilled at this. Her entire shtick is using household objects
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** In one episode, Bobby has to fight off a Japanese monster
that he could be is traditionally killed with at any time. [[spoiler:He then one-ups her a bamboo stake blessed by asking for a soda as he leaves, Shinto priest. Not having one of those, and pouring it in her gas tank so she backed into a corner, he opts to just [[NoKillLikeOverkill chuck the monster into a wood chipper instead]]. Basically, the only hunter who can't get away once she disables his less savvy partner.]]
* During an episode of ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'' a bunch of the Grinders attack a mom sitting with her baby, the baby in the carriage. 2 of the Rangers show up, and Scott at one point in time picks up the carriage and swings it around at the grunts, managing to knock them down. All this is done while said baby is still in the carriage. And yes, he looks inside at one point to make sure the baby is okay.
** This happens pretty consistently in RPM. If they can get their hands on it, it's been used as a weapon. Bus doors, vegetables, a beach umbrella, suran wrap, Flynn's ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments transformation explosion]]''. If it can smash, cut, entangle, entrap, or otherwise inconvenience the [[{{Mooks}} Grinders]] or the MonsterOfTheWeek it has.
* In an episode of ''Series/JonathanCreek'', the title character stops an armed man with a thrown playing card. Lampshaded and slightly justified in that he got the book "Cards as Weapons" by Ricky Jay at the start of the episode, was seen practicing the moves during the show, and admitted after his success that he had actually missed [[GroinAttack the target he was aiming for]].
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'':
** Mal, Zoe, and Jayne make heavy use of improvised weapons. Mal has a tendency to turn opponents' weapons against them, at one point choking an Alliance soldier with his own rifle's strap and the chains on his handcuffs to break a Reaver's neck.
** Wash, the ace pilot, manages to
improvise [[CarFu the mule]] to knock out a Mook at one point
** Shepard Book uses a hose and a water pump to incapacitate multiple thugs.
** WaifFu River can use just about anything at hand. When she goes berserk in ''Serenity'' she uses a serving tray and a glass bottle (kicked across the room into the head of someone running across the room) as weapons. In "The R. Tam Sessions" tie-in, she also [[ThePenIsMightier kills a man using a pen.]]
* The short-lived TV series ''Spy Game'' has Lorne Cash doing this all the time, including a scene where he faced off against his teacher, and they were declaring what could be used in that fight. "Kick that garden hose away." "Get rid of the comb in your back pocket." "Take off your watch..."
* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'':
** In the episode "The Farm", Kara Thrace uses a shard of broken mirror to stab a Cylon in the neck.
** Very iconic ''Battlestar Galactica'' example
is Adama beating Leoben to death with a flashlight in the Miniseries.
** Leoben also gets a pair of metal chopsticks in the neck from Kara after he locks her up in a mock apartment and deprives her of anything else he thinks can be used as a weapon (including steak knives).
* In an episode of ''[=McCloud=]'', Sam [=McCloud=] used a couple gallons of liquid detergent and a firehose to defeat a small army of armed killers breaking into poilce headquarters.
dead hunter.



* This trope pops up a lot in ''Series/{{Misfits}}'', sometimes played for comedy (Nathan attacking the security guard with a stapler for instance), and sometimes through sheer necessity -- such as when Kelly incapacitates [[spoiler:Tony]] with a paint tin, or when Simon uses a broom to break the lightbulbs in the community centre (though that one was more for creepiness value than anything).
* In ''Series/FlashForward2009'', Mark Benford is blackmailed into coming to a deserted area with no support or weapons by the genius Dyson Frost. When they meet face to face, Mark asks to take a drink of water, then spits into Dyson's face, revealing the bottle to have been filled with gas from his car.
* In one episode of ''Series/LegendOfTheSeeker'' imprisoned Kahlan makes herself a weapon by ''folding a plate'' and proceeds to kill a guard with it.
* On the 1966 Series/{{Batman}}, improvised weapons were a recurring part of the fight choreography, used by heroes and villains alike. Batgirl, however, was especially prone to using them, most likely because the producers wouldn't allow her to give or receive punches. Whacking a bad guy over the head with a handy prop helped add a little variety to Batgirl's ballet-influenced KickChick/DanceBattler fighting style.

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* This trope pops up a lot in ''Series/{{Misfits}}'', sometimes played for comedy (Nathan attacking Grant, one of the security guard protagonists in ConspiracyThriller ''Series/{{Utopia}}'', is locked in a room with a stapler for instance), laptop displaying footage of an [[IHaveYourWife assassin following his mother around who will commit acts of unspecified unpleasantness]] if he does not divulge three numbers. [[spoiler:He takes a metal maintenance panel off the laptop and sometimes through sheer necessity -- such as when Kelly incapacitates [[spoiler:Tony]] bends it into a shiv with a paint tin, or when Simon uses a broom to break the lightbulbs which he kills his captor by [[SlashedThroat stabbing him in the community centre (though that one was more for creepiness value than anything).
* In ''Series/FlashForward2009'', Mark Benford
throat]]. Grant is blackmailed into coming to a deserted area with no support or weapons by the genius Dyson Frost. When they meet face to face, Mark asks to take a drink of water, then spits into Dyson's face, revealing the bottle to have been filled with gas from his car.
* In one episode of ''Series/LegendOfTheSeeker'' imprisoned Kahlan makes herself a weapon by ''folding a plate'' and proceeds to kill a guard with it.
* On the 1966 Series/{{Batman}}, improvised weapons were a recurring part of the fight choreography, used by heroes and villains alike. Batgirl, however, was especially prone to using them, most likely because the producers wouldn't allow her to give or receive punches. Whacking a bad guy over the head with a handy prop helped add a little variety to Batgirl's ballet-influenced KickChick/DanceBattler fighting style.
''11''.]]



* Sammo Law of ''Series/MartialLaw'' employs this to great effect, much like his fellow Peking Opera House graduate Creator/JackieChan. The shows premise specifically says he ''can't have a gun'', just so they'd have an excuse for this trope.
** The pilot involves a jerk cop reading his jacket and finding that it declares he can turn anything into a "deadly weapon". He loudly and publicly challenged Sammo to fight him with a blackboard eraser. He lost.
** The team later encounters an assassin who has a reputation much like Sammo's, including improvising a garrote from a paper napkin. [[spoiler:Turns out it's all hot air.]]
* This happens in ''Series/{{Primeval}}''. A lot. Cutter's make-shift flame thrower, Helen's exploding milk carton (or whatever that was), Claudia and her Golf Club of Death...I could go on and on.
-->'''Claudia:''' Hole in one!
** To put it simply, the team often find themselves without effective guns or ammunition, and have to make do with whatever they can find.
** Connor seems to do this more than anyone else. The Electric Footstool of Doom, the slushie cup, and the [[SarcasmMode very scary]] Dart of Death, just to name a few. Oh, and that time when Stephen has a gun, Abby has a gun, and Connor gets...a shovel. Possibly justified by the fact that Connor ''never'' gets a gun. No wonder, after [[spoiler:he shoots Abby and a man in a bear costume.]]
-->'''Cutter:''' Any questions?
-->'''Connor:''' Can I have a gun?
-->'''Cutter:''' Take a guess.
-->'''Connor:'''...No?
-->'''Cutter:''' Good guess.
** When Connor and Abby get stuck in the past for a year, they have to make plenty of improvised tools and weapons in order to survive. This is also when Connor [[TookALevelInBadass Takes A Level In Badass]].
** While not technically used as a weapon, Abby does at one point propose an unusual solution to clearing a poisonous, sulphurous fog when the ARC's armoury fails them - leaf blowers. The monster of the week, a species of parasitic Precambrian worm, is ultimately killed but a combination of air conditioning and an automated fire extinguisher system.
** At least one predator (a dromaeosaurid, in this case) has literally been killed with an [[PortalCut Anomaly]].
** Danny Quinn, [[spoiler:upon returning briefly in the Season 4 finale]], has a stout branch [[ICallItVera that he calls Molly]].
* In a flashback during the episode of ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' where Director Vance recovers from a shooting, Eli David manages to take objects from around Leon's apartment in Amsterdam and forms them into a functioning Claymore antipersonnel mine as a defense against enemies pursuing them.
* Mohinder from ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' is fond of these, having used a ceramic elephant, a wall-sized map, a fire extinguisher, a car door, and a ''tuning fork'' (MakesSenseInContext). Sylar also likes his improvised weapons (broken glass, beer bottles, and assorted kitchen implements, among others), but almost anything's a projectile when you're telekinetic.
* In the 2001 New Year's Eve of ''Series/{{Eastenders}}'', Little Mo smashes her abusive husband's face with an iron when he's assaulting her in a friend's kitchen (she was baby-sitting).

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* Sammo Law of ''Series/MartialLaw'' employs this Improvised weapons are everywhere in ''Series/TheWalkingDead'', due to great effect, much like his fellow Peking Opera House graduate Creator/JackieChan. The shows premise specifically says he ''can't have a gun'', just so they'd have an excuse for this trope.
** The pilot involves a jerk cop reading his jacket and finding that it declares he can turn anything into a "deadly weapon". He loudly and publicly challenged Sammo to fight him with a blackboard eraser. He lost.
** The team later encounters an assassin who has a reputation much like Sammo's, including improvising a garrote from a paper napkin. [[spoiler:Turns out it's all hot air.]]
* This happens in ''Series/{{Primeval}}''. A lot. Cutter's make-shift flame thrower, Helen's exploding milk carton (or whatever that was), Claudia and her Golf Club of Death...I could go on and on.
-->'''Claudia:''' Hole in one!
** To put it simply,
the team often find themselves without effective guns or ammunition, and have to make do with whatever they can find.
** Connor seems to do this more than anyone else. The Electric Footstool of Doom, the slushie cup, and the [[SarcasmMode very scary]] Dart of Death, just to name a few. Oh, and that time when Stephen has a gun, Abby has a gun, and Connor gets...a shovel. Possibly justified by the
awkward fact that Connor ''never'' gets a gun. No wonder, after [[spoiler:he shoots Abby zombies flock to loud noises like gunshots, and a man in a bear costume.]]
-->'''Cutter:''' Any questions?
-->'''Connor:''' Can I have a gun?
-->'''Cutter:''' Take a guess.
-->'''Connor:'''...No?
-->'''Cutter:''' Good guess.
** When Connor and Abby get stuck
ammo is often hard to find in the past for a year, they post-apocalyptic setting. Characters have to make plenty of improvised tools and weapons in order to survive. This is also when Connor [[TookALevelInBadass Takes A Level In Badass]].
** While not technically used as a weapon, Abby does at one point propose an unusual solution to clearing a poisonous, sulphurous fog when the ARC's armoury fails them - leaf blowers. The monster of the week, a species of parasitic Precambrian worm, is ultimately
killed but a combination of air conditioning and an automated fire extinguisher system.
** At least one predator (a dromaeosaurid, in this case) has literally been killed
zombies with an [[PortalCut Anomaly]].
shovels, hatchets, crowbars, hammers, cars, heavy boots, furniture, and nearly anything else that will penetrate a skull.
* ''Series/TheXFiles'':
** Danny Quinn, [[spoiler:upon returning briefly "Irresistible": Agent Scully got kidnapped by a terrifying SerialKiller and a death fetishist. She managed to hide in a wardrobe and as he opened it, she sprayed him in the Season 4 finale]], has eyes with a stout branch [[ICallItVera that spray can, and ran off while he calls Molly]].
*
was stumbling.
** "2Shy":
In a flashback during victim's apartment, Agent Scully goes to the episode of ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' where Director Vance recovers from a shooting, Eli David manages bathroom to take objects from around Leon's apartment in Amsterdam look for medical supplies. The MonsterOfTheWeek Incanto suddenly appears and forms them into a functioning Claymore antipersonnel mine as a defense against enemies pursuing them.
* Mohinder from ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' is fond of these, having used a ceramic elephant, a wall-sized map, a fire extinguisher, a car door, and a ''tuning fork'' (MakesSenseInContext). Sylar also likes his improvised weapons (broken glass, beer bottles, and assorted kitchen implements, among others), but almost anything's a projectile when you're telekinetic.
* In the 2001 New Year's Eve of ''Series/{{Eastenders}}'', Little Mo
smashes her abusive husband's face head into the mirror. She uses her CombatStilettos to kick him but he pushes her to the floor. She grabs and uses the nail scissors and stabs him in the chest. Then Ellen, the victim, shows up and just shoots him with Scully's gun which she left lying on the floor.
** "Leonard Betts": Betts attacks Scully in
an iron when he's assaulting ambulance car. He comes at her with a scalpel and she fights him off. When he tries to attack her again, she turns the power on the defibrillators and zaps him on the head.
** "Chimera": Jenny was fighting with a Monster of The Week
in a friend's kitchen (she motel room. The mirror above the bed shattered. She grabbed one piece of the broken mirror and slashed the shady figure's shoulder. Unfortunately, Jenny was baby-sitting).killed after all.



* Series/{{Alias}} - prime examples from the pilot being a car aerial and a chair (that Sydney was tied to at the time).
* In ''Series/BreakoutKings'' many of the escaping convicts use weapons made out of things they can obtain in prison; shivs are just the most basic of these. An explosives expert made a grenade from a lightbulb and flour. Another one build a trap in his cell that caused sharpened plastic spoons to pierce a guard's throat.
* In ''Series/{{Grimm}}'', Juliette makes good use of a pot of boiling water against an ogre attacking Nick. In a later episode another Wesen also attacks her in the kitchen so he kicks him in the groin and then proceeds to whack him in the head with a frying pan.
* In ''Series/TheCityHunter'', Yun Sung uses, at various points, a spoon, a tie, a rolled-up calendar, and a walkie-talkie as weapons.
* In the ''Series/{{JAG}}'' episode "Code Blue" (second season), when a terrorist in a hospital demands that he identify himself, Harm claims his callsign is "Zapper". [[IncrediblyLamePun And then zaps the guy with]] a defibrillator.
* ''Series/{{Cold Case}}'' was loaded with these. Murder weapons included a skateboard, mantel clock, hand weight, tennis racket, car antenna, and of all things a ''metronome''.
* The title object in the ''Series/ElleryQueen'' episode "The Adventure of the Chinese Dog". [[spoiler:The choice of this weapon ends up being a plot point, as Ellery realizes that it would have been much easier to kill Eben Wright with the nearby fireplace poker.]]
* ''Series/TheXFiles'':
** "Irresistible": Agent Scully got kidnapped by a terrifying SerialKiller and a death fetishist. She managed to hide in a wardrobe and as he opened it, she sprayed him in the eyes with a spray can, and ran off while he was stumbling.
** "2Shy": In a victim's apartment, Agent Scully goes to the bathroom to look for medical supplies. The MonsterOfTheWeek Incanto suddenly appears and smashes her head into the mirror. She uses her CombatStilettos to kick him but he pushes her to the floor. She grabs and uses the nail scissors and stabs him in the chest. Then Ellen, the victim, shows up and just shoots him with Scully's gun which she left lying on the floor.
** "Leonard Betts": Betts attacks Scully in an ambulance car. He comes at her with a scalpel and she fights him off. When he tries to attack her again, she turns the power on the defibrillators and zaps him on the head.
** "Chimera": Jenny was fighting with a Monster of The Week in a motel room. The mirror above the bed shattered. She grabbed one piece of the broken mirror and slashed the shady figure's shoulder. Unfortunately, Jenny was killed after all.
* Grant, one of the protagonists in ConspiracyThriller ''Series/{{Utopia}}'', is locked in a room with a laptop displaying footage of an [[IHaveYourWife assassin following his mother around who will commit acts of unspecified unpleasantness]] if he does not divulge three numbers. [[spoiler:He takes a metal maintenance panel off the laptop and bends it into a shiv with which he kills his captor by [[SlashedThroat stabbing him in the throat]]. Grant is ''11''.]]
* The ''Series/MastersOfHorror'' episode "Pick Me Up", which featured [[EvilVersusEvil two rival serial killers fighting over their prey]]:
** Walker strangles a person with a dead snake.
** Wheeler decapitates another with the door of the bus' suitcase compartment.
* In ''Series/{{Psych}}'', Shawn once holds off a machete-wielding villain with a pool skimmer.
* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' the Winchesters are often forced to fight with what is at hand. The ubiquitous nature of salt comes in handy with Dean using a small salt shaker delivered with his meal in prison to scare off a ghost and the rock salt used for salting roads to demon proof a police station.
** In one episode, Bobby has to fight off a Japanese monster that is traditionally killed with a bamboo stake blessed by a Shinto priest. Not having one of those, and backed into a corner, he opts to just [[NoKillLikeOverkill chuck the monster into a wood chipper instead]]. Basically, the only hunter who can't improvise is a dead hunter.
* In ''Series/TheAdventuresOfSuperman'' episode "[[Recap/TheAdventuresOfSupermanS1E21TheHumanBomb The Human Bomb]]", ComicBook/JimmyOlsen takes up a golf club to confront VillainOfTheWeek Butler and save ComicBook/LoisLane.
* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': These crop up from time to time, including:
** In "'Til Death Do Us Part", the murder weapon turns out to be [[spoiler:a processional cross]] that was in the room where the victim and his killer were arguing.
** In "The Murdoch Identity", when Anna Fulford and Murdoch are confronted by his two armed pursuers in her pub, she tells Murdoch to duck before using a frying pan to hit one of the gunmen in the head.
** In "Downstairs, Upstairs", the household objects used to kill include [[spoiler:a fireplace poker]] and [[spoiler:a chair cushion]].
** A [[spoiler:geologist's pick]] has twice been used to kill, in "Dinosaur Fever" and "Murdoch of the Klondike".
** In "Murdoch Ahoy", a man proved to have been stabbed to death with [[spoiler:a specialized screwdriver]].
** In "Murdoch of the Living Dead", Dr. Grace uses her hatpin to stab a "zombie" that grabbed her arm.
** In the B-plot of "The Death of Dr. Ogden", the victim is found with the murder weapon, a red snooker ball, jammed in his mouth.
** PlayedForLaughs by Constable Crabtree in "Crabtreemania" when he finds himself suddenly in a professional wrestling match. After he fails to get the better of his opponent (including using a martial arts move he learned the previous season), his sweetheart Edna gives him a folded chair, which he uses to hit his opponent on the head and knock him out. George then hoists Edna onto his shoulder in victory to receive the cheers of the crowd.
* Improvised weapons are everywhere in ''Series/TheWalkingDead'', due to the awkward fact that zombies flock to loud noises like gunshots, and ammo is often hard to find in the post-apocalyptic setting. Characters have killed zombies with shovels, hatchets, crowbars, hammers, cars, heavy boots, furniture, and nearly anything else that will penetrate a skull.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Subverted when Podrick Payne chucks a rock at a knight. It not only misses, the action tells the knight that Pod doesn't have a weapon.
** After losing Longclaw in "The Watchers on the Wall," Jon Snow uses a chain and then a hammer from the castle smithy in his fight with Styr.
** When the wildlings invade Castle Black's kitchens, the stewards inside hold them off with pots, furniture, and a large meat cleaver.
** Not knowing the battle is over, when Gilly hears someone at her door she defends herself and her baby with the first weapon that comes to hand: a hunk of ham.
** During their CombatBreakdown in "The Children," Brienne bashes her opponent in the head with a rock over and over and over.
* ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'':
** The first half of the second season revolves around an object referred to as "the Obelisk" (more properly named "the Diviner"), which lethally petrifies anyone who touches it. HYDRA wants it so they can learn how to use its abilities as a weapon, and S.H.I.E.L.D. just wants to keep it from HYDRA. A man who knows more about its origins scoffs at this, saying it's not a weapon, it's a key with a self-defense mechanism.
--->'''The Doctor:''' Whitehall just thinks it's a weapon. [[WhamLine He has no idea what's inside.]]\\
''[cue shocked look from Coulson]''\\
'''The Doctor:''' [[LampshadeHanging Oh, right: There's something inside.]]
** HYDRA captures Skye and forces her to touch the Diviner. The second she finds out that she can do so without being petrified, she starts whacking HYDRA mooks with it. Unfortunately, they saw this coming, but she still manages to take out a few before the rest make her stop.
* ''Series/TheNewAvengers'': In "Dirtier by the Dozen" Ganbit uses Purdey's bra as an improvised [[SufferTheSlings sling]] to knock out a commando.
* ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'': Moira uses a piece of the toilet tank in her room as a knife. [[spoiler:She stabs the man who's with her using it, and then takes off in his car.]]
* On ''Series/TheEdgeOfNight'', Jody once burned an assailant with a hot curling iron.

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* Series/{{Alias}} - prime examples from the pilot being a car aerial and a chair (that Sydney was tied to at the time).
* In ''Series/BreakoutKings'' many of the escaping convicts use weapons made out of things they can obtain in prison; shivs are just the most basic of these. An explosives expert made a grenade from a lightbulb and flour. Another one build a trap in his cell that caused sharpened plastic spoons to pierce a guard's throat.
* In ''Series/{{Grimm}}'', Juliette makes good use of a pot of boiling water against an ogre attacking Nick. In a later episode another Wesen also attacks her in the kitchen so he kicks him in the groin and then proceeds to whack him in the head with a frying pan.
* In ''Series/TheCityHunter'', Yun Sung uses, at various points, a spoon, a tie, a rolled-up calendar, and a walkie-talkie as weapons.
* In the ''Series/{{JAG}}'' episode "Code Blue" (second season), when a terrorist in a hospital demands that he identify himself, Harm claims his callsign is "Zapper". [[IncrediblyLamePun And then zaps the guy with]] a defibrillator.
* ''Series/{{Cold Case}}'' was loaded with these. Murder weapons included a skateboard, mantel clock, hand weight, tennis racket, car antenna, and of all things a ''metronome''.
* The title object in the ''Series/ElleryQueen'' episode "The Adventure of the Chinese Dog". [[spoiler:The choice of this weapon ends up being a plot point, as Ellery realizes that it would have been much easier to kill Eben Wright with the nearby fireplace poker.]]
* ''Series/TheXFiles'':
** "Irresistible": Agent Scully got kidnapped by a terrifying SerialKiller and a death fetishist. She managed to hide in a wardrobe and as he opened it, she sprayed him in the eyes with a spray can, and ran off while he was stumbling.
** "2Shy": In a victim's apartment, Agent Scully goes to the bathroom to look for medical supplies. The MonsterOfTheWeek Incanto suddenly appears and smashes her head into the mirror. She uses her CombatStilettos to kick him but he pushes her to the floor. She grabs and uses the nail scissors and stabs him in the chest. Then Ellen, the victim, shows up and just shoots him with Scully's gun which she left lying on the floor.
** "Leonard Betts": Betts attacks Scully in an ambulance car. He comes at her with a scalpel and she fights him off. When he tries to attack her again, she turns the power on the defibrillators and zaps him on the head.
** "Chimera": Jenny was fighting with a Monster of The Week in a motel room. The mirror above the bed shattered. She grabbed one piece of the broken mirror and slashed the shady figure's shoulder. Unfortunately, Jenny was killed after all.
* Grant, one of the protagonists in ConspiracyThriller ''Series/{{Utopia}}'', is locked in a room with a laptop displaying footage of an [[IHaveYourWife assassin following his mother around who will commit acts of unspecified unpleasantness]] if he does not divulge three numbers. [[spoiler:He takes a metal maintenance panel off the laptop and bends it into a shiv with which he kills his captor by [[SlashedThroat stabbing him in the throat]]. Grant is ''11''.]]
* The ''Series/MastersOfHorror'' episode "Pick Me Up", which featured [[EvilVersusEvil two rival serial killers fighting over their prey]]:
** Walker strangles a person with a dead snake.
** Wheeler decapitates another with the door of the bus' suitcase compartment.
* In ''Series/{{Psych}}'', Shawn once holds off a machete-wielding villain with a pool skimmer.
* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' the Winchesters are often forced to fight with what is at hand. The ubiquitous nature of salt comes in handy with Dean using a small salt shaker delivered with his meal in prison to scare off a ghost and the rock salt used for salting roads to demon proof a police station.
** In one episode, Bobby has to fight off a Japanese monster that is traditionally killed with a bamboo stake blessed by a Shinto priest. Not having one of those, and backed into a corner, he opts to just [[NoKillLikeOverkill chuck the monster into a wood chipper instead]]. Basically, the only hunter who can't improvise is a dead hunter.
* In ''Series/TheAdventuresOfSuperman'' episode "[[Recap/TheAdventuresOfSupermanS1E21TheHumanBomb The Human Bomb]]", ComicBook/JimmyOlsen takes up a golf club to confront VillainOfTheWeek Butler and save ComicBook/LoisLane.
* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': These crop up from time to time, including:
** In "'Til Death Do Us Part", the murder weapon turns out to be [[spoiler:a processional cross]] that was in the room where the victim and his killer were arguing.
** In "The Murdoch Identity", when Anna Fulford and Murdoch are confronted by his two armed pursuers in her pub, she tells Murdoch to duck before using a frying pan to hit one of the gunmen in the head.
** In "Downstairs, Upstairs", the household objects used to kill include [[spoiler:a fireplace poker]] and [[spoiler:a chair cushion]].
** A [[spoiler:geologist's pick]] has twice been used to kill, in "Dinosaur Fever" and "Murdoch of the Klondike".
** In "Murdoch Ahoy", a man proved to have been stabbed to death with [[spoiler:a specialized screwdriver]].
** In "Murdoch of the Living Dead", Dr. Grace uses her hatpin to stab a "zombie" that grabbed her arm.
** In the B-plot of "The Death of Dr. Ogden", the victim is found with the murder weapon, a red snooker ball, jammed in his mouth.
** PlayedForLaughs by Constable Crabtree in "Crabtreemania" when he finds himself suddenly in a professional wrestling match. After he fails to get the better of his opponent (including using a martial arts move he learned the previous season), his sweetheart Edna gives him a folded chair, which he uses to hit his opponent on the head and knock him out. George then hoists Edna onto his shoulder in victory to receive the cheers of the crowd.
* Improvised weapons are everywhere in ''Series/TheWalkingDead'', due to the awkward fact that zombies flock to loud noises like gunshots, and ammo is often hard to find in the post-apocalyptic setting. Characters have killed zombies with shovels, hatchets, crowbars, hammers, cars, heavy boots, furniture, and nearly anything else that will penetrate a skull.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Subverted when Podrick Payne chucks a rock at a knight. It not only misses, the action tells the knight that Pod doesn't have a weapon.
** After losing Longclaw in "The Watchers on the Wall," Jon Snow uses a chain and then a hammer from the castle smithy in his fight with Styr.
** When the wildlings invade Castle Black's kitchens, the stewards inside hold them off with pots, furniture, and a large meat cleaver.
** Not knowing the battle is over, when Gilly hears someone at her door she defends herself and her baby with the first weapon that comes to hand: a hunk of ham.
** During their CombatBreakdown in "The Children," Brienne bashes her opponent in the head with a rock over and over and over.
* ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'':
** The first half of the second season revolves around an object referred to as "the Obelisk" (more properly named "the Diviner"), which lethally petrifies anyone who touches it. HYDRA wants it so they can learn how to use its abilities as a weapon, and S.H.I.E.L.D. just wants to keep it from HYDRA. A man who knows more about its origins scoffs at this, saying it's not a weapon, it's a key with a self-defense mechanism.
--->'''The Doctor:''' Whitehall just thinks it's a weapon. [[WhamLine He has no idea what's inside.]]\\
''[cue shocked look from Coulson]''\\
'''The Doctor:''' [[LampshadeHanging Oh, right: There's something inside.]]
** HYDRA captures Skye and forces her to touch the Diviner. The second she finds out that she can do so without being petrified, she starts whacking HYDRA mooks with it. Unfortunately, they saw this coming, but she still manages to take out a few before the rest make her stop.
* ''Series/TheNewAvengers'': In "Dirtier by the Dozen" Ganbit uses Purdey's bra as an improvised [[SufferTheSlings sling]] to knock out a commando.
* ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'': Moira uses a piece of the toilet tank in her room as a knife. [[spoiler:She stabs the man who's with her using it, and then takes off in his car.]]
* On ''Series/TheEdgeOfNight'', Jody once burned an assailant with a hot curling iron.


* Done to ridiculous extremes on ''Series/TheATeam''. Lettuce cannons, taffy bazookas....
* Lampshaded in the Cop Parody ''Series/PoliceSquad'' In one episode, mobsters would attack Leslie Nielsen with improvised weapons of various ridiculousness, escalating from a knife, to a golf club, to a signed Picasso, to Herpes.
--> "Look out, he's got a cold sore!"

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* Done to ridiculous extremes on ''Series/TheATeam''. Lettuce cannons, taffy bazookas....
* Lampshaded in the Cop Parody ''Series/PoliceSquad'' In one episode, mobsters would attack Leslie Nielsen with improvised weapons of various ridiculousness, escalating from a knife, to a golf club, to a signed Picasso, to Herpes.
--> "Look out, he's got a cold sore!"
----



* Among television shows, ''Series/MacGyver'' was noted for his ability to ad lib weaponry, although he favored more complicated solutions than most TV heroes.
* The series ''Series/TheEqualizer'' had as its main character a middle-aged retired spy who helped New Yorkers in need as penance for being such a lethal character over the years. He preferred non-violent solutions to his problems, mixed with a little gunplay. However, to establish how dangerous a man he was, the stories occasionally showed him improvising weaponry. In one case, he was being held hostage and asked to be escorted to the men's room. Once inside a stall and out of sight, he unscrewed the coat hook from the door and clutched it firmly in his fist so the less-than-an-inch long screw projected past his knuckles. As he left the stall, he punched his terrorist guard directly in the forehead, killing him instantly.
* In ''Series/{{Chuck}}'', Casey has knocked out thugs using a refrigerator door, a microwave, a piece of a headboard he'd been cuffed to, and a radiator he ripped out of a wall.
** Sarah makes a subspecialty of this. She's attacked people using wooden skewers, a bar of soap in pantyhose, a plate used discus-style, a [[FryingPanofDoom frying pan]], knives she found in a pile of wedding presents, a pipe she ripped out of a shower, a bust of a cougar, a broken CD, and anything else she could get her hands on. Oh, and she once hit a steering wheel so hard the airbag went off and knocked her opponent unconscious.
** Chuck once used his own casted foot and a [[CaneFu cane]] to knock a guy out. He also took out a mook with a plate of nachos.
* One of the all-time classic examples is the ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' episode "Arena", where Kirk, who's stuck on a planet with an angry {{Gorn}} there, finds the ingredients for gunpowder and builds a makeshift cannon.
** ''Film/GalaxyQuest'' naturally skewered this one: Jason Nesmith (who played the Kirk-analogue Captain Taggart) is unarmed and running from a huge rock monster. When he asks the crew on the ship for advice, one of them tells him to see if he can "form some sort of rudimentary lathe" (and is promptly shouted down by his less GenreSavvy companions). Both are based on the short story "Arena" by Creator/FredricBrown, published in 1944. The ''Star Trek'' version is closer to the original than the ''Galaxy Quest'' one, so much so that the credits for the ''Star Trek'' episode carry a story credit to Mr. Brown, in order to avoid copyright issues.
** Also spoofed in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Where No Fan Has Gone Before'', in which their improvised weapons (including [[RuleOfFunny a bow with a bowstring made of caterpillars]]) all fail in practice, so William Shatner has to resort to making out with his opponent.
*** Also in that episode Shatner recalls using his shoe as a weapon in one episode and throws one of his, hitting George Takei in the face. "My foot's cold".
** Also in ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' original series episode "Space Seed" Kirk uses a piece of equipment grabbed from a engineering console to beat up Khan.

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* Among television shows, ''Series/MacGyver'' was noted for his ability Done to ad lib weaponry, although he favored more complicated solutions than most TV heroes.
* The series ''Series/TheEqualizer'' had as its main character a middle-aged retired spy who helped New Yorkers in need as penance for being such a lethal character over the years. He preferred non-violent solutions to his problems, mixed with a little gunplay. However, to establish how dangerous a man he was, the stories occasionally showed him improvising weaponry. In one case, he was being held hostage and asked to be escorted to the men's room. Once inside a stall and out of sight, he unscrewed the coat hook from the door and clutched it firmly in his fist so the less-than-an-inch long screw projected past his knuckles. As he left the stall, he punched his terrorist guard directly in the forehead, killing him instantly.
* In ''Series/{{Chuck}}'', Casey has knocked out thugs using a refrigerator door, a microwave, a piece of a headboard he'd been cuffed to, and a radiator he ripped out of a wall.
** Sarah makes a subspecialty of this. She's attacked people using wooden skewers, a bar of soap in pantyhose, a plate used discus-style, a [[FryingPanofDoom frying pan]], knives she found in a pile of wedding presents, a pipe she ripped out of a shower, a bust of a cougar, a broken CD, and anything else she could get her hands on. Oh, and she once hit a steering wheel so hard the airbag went off and knocked her opponent unconscious.
** Chuck once used his own casted foot and a [[CaneFu cane]] to knock a guy out. He also took out a mook with a plate of nachos.
* One of the all-time classic examples is the ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' episode "Arena", where Kirk, who's stuck
ridiculous extremes on a planet with an angry {{Gorn}} there, finds the ingredients for gunpowder and builds a makeshift cannon.
** ''Film/GalaxyQuest'' naturally skewered this one: Jason Nesmith (who played the Kirk-analogue Captain Taggart) is unarmed and running from a huge rock monster. When he asks the crew on the ship for advice, one of them tells him to see if he can "form some sort of rudimentary lathe" (and is promptly shouted down by his less GenreSavvy companions). Both are based on the short story "Arena" by Creator/FredricBrown, published in 1944. The ''Star Trek'' version is closer to the original than the ''Galaxy Quest'' one, so much so that the credits for the ''Star Trek'' episode carry a story credit to Mr. Brown, in order to avoid copyright issues.
** Also spoofed in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Where No Fan Has Gone Before'', in which their improvised weapons (including [[RuleOfFunny a bow with a bowstring made of caterpillars]]) all fail in practice, so William Shatner has to resort to making out with his opponent.
*** Also in that episode Shatner recalls using his shoe as a weapon in one episode and throws one of his, hitting George Takei in the face. "My foot's cold".
** Also in ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' original series episode "Space Seed" Kirk uses a piece of equipment grabbed from a engineering console to beat up Khan.
''Series/TheATeam''. Lettuce cannons, taffy bazookas...



** In the episode "Gray 17 is Missing", Garibaldi (who has a few bullets, but no gun) defeats a monstrous Zarg by stuffing the bullets into a steam pipe and using the head and pressure to fire them one at a time. Don't try this at home -- if they fire at all, it'll be all at once, and slowly. And you'd also be likely to blow your own hand off in the process.

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** In the episode "Gray 17 is Missing", Garibaldi (who has a few bullets, but no gun) defeats a monstrous Zarg by stuffing the bullets into a steam pipe and using the head and pressure to fire them one at a time. Don't try this at home -- if they fire at all, it'll be all at once, and slowly. And you'd also be likely to blow your own hand off in the process.



* In ''Series/{{Lost}}'', Sayid kills someone with a dishwasher... more precisely, a row of knives faced up in the dishwasher tray.
** On ''Lost'' Hurley once memorably threw a hot pocket at Ben.
* In one episode of ''Series/StargateAtlantis'', Ronon Dex is trapped on his homeworld, being hunted by Wraith. Although he soon finds a large assortment of weapons, he begins by fashioning a crude knife by tying a shard of metal to the broken off handle of a saucepan.
** In another episode, he's cornered by a Wraith in the SGC base without a weapon. So he rips a pipe right out of the ceiling.
* In an episode of ''Series/{{Sanctuary}}'', Helen Magnus is trapped in a warehouse by a masked assailant. She defends herself by screwing a bunch of pipes together to make a billy club.
* Among other things, Michael Westen on ''Series/BurnNotice'' has improvised stainless steel knuckles from a butter knife, a silencer from a tin can, a trigger spring from a bobby pin, and explosives from a wide range of unknown materials.
** He claims you can make many of these explosives from things available under most kitchen sinks.
* In one episode of ''Series/TheSentinel'', Blair Sandburg takes out one bad guy with a vending machine and another with a restroom door. Another time he throws a baseball, still another a fire hose, and one time uses a magnetic crane to pick up the bad guys' car--with them in it.



-->'''Buffy:''' Roll.\\

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-->'''Buffy:''' --->'''Buffy:''' Roll.\\



'''Buffy:''' ''(after dusting the vamp with her pencil)'' Hmm. I broke my No. 2 pencil. We'll have to do this again sometime.
-->''(Giles calmly produces another pencil)''

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'''Buffy:''' ''(after dusting the vamp with her pencil)'' Hmm. I broke my No. 2 pencil. We'll have to do this again sometime.
-->''(Giles
sometime.\\
''(Giles
calmly produces another pencil)''



* Among other things, Michael Westen on ''Series/BurnNotice'' has improvised stainless steel knuckles from a butter knife, a silencer from a tin can, a trigger spring from a bobby pin, and explosives from a wide range of unknown materials.
** He claims you can make many of these explosives from things available under most kitchen sinks.
* In ''Series/{{Chuck}}'', Casey has knocked out thugs using a refrigerator door, a microwave, a piece of a headboard he'd been cuffed to, and a radiator he ripped out of a wall.
** Sarah makes a subspecialty of this. She's attacked people using wooden skewers, a bar of soap in pantyhose, a plate used discus-style, a [[FryingPanofDoom frying pan]], knives she found in a pile of wedding presents, a pipe she ripped out of a shower, a bust of a cougar, a broken CD, and anything else she could get her hands on. Oh, and she once hit a steering wheel so hard the airbag went off and knocked her opponent unconscious.
** Chuck once used his own casted foot and a [[CaneFu cane]] to knock a guy out. He also took out a mook with a plate of nachos.
* In the ''Series/{{Decoy}}'' episode "Deadly Corridor", an inmate in a women's prison is stabbed fourteen times with a spoon that was filed to a point on the stone floor.
* The series ''Series/TheEqualizer'' had as its main character a middle-aged retired spy who helped New Yorkers in need as penance for being such a lethal character over the years. He preferred non-violent solutions to his problems, mixed with a little gunplay. However, to establish how dangerous a man he was, the stories occasionally showed him improvising weaponry. In one case, he was being held hostage and asked to be escorted to the men's room. Once inside a stall and out of sight, he unscrewed the coat hook from the door and clutched it firmly in his fist so the less-than-an-inch long screw projected past his knuckles. As he left the stall, he punched his terrorist guard directly in the forehead, killing him instantly.
* One episode of ''Series/TheFactsOfLife'' had Natalie go to a costume party as Creator/CharlieChaplin and get mugged on the way home. The girls later attend a self-defense course where the instructor suggests improvising weapons. Natalie then realizes she could have used the cane from her Charlie Chaplin costume to fight off the mugger.
* In ''Series/{{Lost}}'', Sayid kills someone with a dishwasher... more precisely, a row of knives faced up in the dishwasher tray.
** On ''Lost'' Hurley once memorably threw a hot pocket at Ben.
* Among television shows, ''Series/{{MacGyver|1985}}'' was noted for his ability to ad lib weaponry, although he favored more complicated solutions than most TV heroes.
* Lampshaded in the Cop Parody ''Series/PoliceSquad'' In one episode, mobsters would attack Leslie Nielsen with improvised weapons of various ridiculousness, escalating from a knife, to a golf club, to a signed Picasso, to Herpes.
--> "Look out, he's got a cold sore!"
* In an episode of ''Series/{{Sanctuary}}'', Helen Magnus is trapped in a warehouse by a masked assailant. She defends herself by screwing a bunch of pipes together to make a billy club.
* In one episode of ''Series/TheSentinel'', Blair Sandburg takes out one bad guy with a vending machine and another with a restroom door. Another time he throws a baseball, still another a fire hose, and one time uses a magnetic crane to pick up the bad guys' car--with them in it.
* In one episode of ''Series/StargateAtlantis'', Ronon Dex is trapped on his homeworld, being hunted by Wraith. Although he soon finds a large assortment of weapons, he begins by fashioning a crude knife by tying a shard of metal to the broken off handle of a saucepan.
** In another episode, he's cornered by a Wraith in the SGC base without a weapon. So he rips a pipe right out of the ceiling.
* One of the all-time classic examples is the ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' episode "Arena", where Kirk, who's stuck on a planet with an angry {{Gorn}} there, finds the ingredients for gunpowder and builds a makeshift cannon.
** ''Film/GalaxyQuest'' naturally skewered this one: Jason Nesmith (who played the Kirk-analogue Captain Taggart) is unarmed and running from a huge rock monster. When he asks the crew on the ship for advice, one of them tells him to see if he can "form some sort of rudimentary lathe" (and is promptly shouted down by his less GenreSavvy companions). Both are based on the short story "Arena" by Creator/FredricBrown, published in 1944. The ''Star Trek'' version is closer to the original than the ''Galaxy Quest'' one, so much so that the credits for the ''Star Trek'' episode carry a story credit to Mr. Brown, in order to avoid copyright issues.
** Also spoofed in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Where No Fan Has Gone Before'', in which their improvised weapons (including [[RuleOfFunny a bow with a bowstring made of caterpillars]]) all fail in practice, so William Shatner has to resort to making out with his opponent.
*** Also in that episode Shatner recalls using his shoe as a weapon in one episode and throws one of his, hitting George Takei in the face. "My foot's cold".
** Also in ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' original series episode "Space Seed" Kirk uses a piece of equipment grabbed from a engineering console to beat up Khan.



* In the ''Series/{{Decoy}}'' episode "Deadly Corridor," an inmate in a women's prison is stabbed fourteen times with a spoon that was filed to a point on the stone floor.
* One episode of ''Series/TheFactsOfLife'' had Natalie go to a costume party as Creator/CharlieChaplin and get mugged on the way home. The girls later attend a self-defense course where the instructor suggests improvising weapons. Natalie then realizes she could have used the cane from her Charlie Chaplin costume to fight off the mugger.

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* In the ''Series/{{Decoy}}'' episode "Deadly Corridor," an inmate in a women's prison is stabbed fourteen times with a spoon that was filed to a point on the stone floor.
* One episode of ''Series/TheFactsOfLife'' had Natalie go to a costume party as Creator/CharlieChaplin and get mugged on the way home. The girls later attend a self-defense course where the instructor suggests improvising weapons. Natalie then realizes she could have used the cane from her Charlie Chaplin costume to fight off the mugger.

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* One episode of ''Series/TheFactsOfLife'' had Natalie go to a costume party as Creator/CharlieChaplin and get mugged on the way home. The girls later attend a self-defense course where the instructor suggests improvising weapons. Natalie then realizes she could have used the cane from her Charlie Chaplin costume to fight off the mugger.


* On ''The Edge of Night'', Jody once burned an assailant with a hot curling iron.

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* On ''The Edge of Night'', ''Series/TheEdgeOfNight'', Jody once burned an assailant with a hot curling iron. iron.
* In the ''Series/{{Decoy}}'' episode "Deadly Corridor," an inmate in a women's prison is stabbed fourteen times with a spoon that was filed to a point on the stone floor.


'''Eliot''': [[CrowningMomentOfFunny I don't know. Maybe.]]

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'''Eliot''': [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments I don't know. Maybe.]]



** This happens pretty consistently in RPM. If they can get their hands on it, it's been used as a weapon. Bus doors, vegetables, a beach umbrella, suran wrap, Flynn's ''[[CrowningMomentOfFunny transformation explosion]]''. If it can smash, cut, entangle, entrap, or otherwise inconvenience the [[{{Mooks}} Grinders]] or the MonsterOfTheWeek it has.

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** This happens pretty consistently in RPM. If they can get their hands on it, it's been used as a weapon. Bus doors, vegetables, a beach umbrella, suran wrap, Flynn's ''[[CrowningMomentOfFunny ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments transformation explosion]]''. If it can smash, cut, entangle, entrap, or otherwise inconvenience the [[{{Mooks}} Grinders]] or the MonsterOfTheWeek it has.

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* On ''The Edge of Night'', Jody once burned an assailant with a hot curling iron.


* On TheVampireDiaries, the newest [[TheDragon Dragon]] uses ''a handful of coins'' to shatter special UV-protective glass in front of a local vampire hangout, causing the patrons to immediately fall to the floor screaming.

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* On TheVampireDiaries, ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'', the newest [[TheDragon Dragon]] uses ''a handful of coins'' to shatter special UV-protective glass in front of a local vampire hangout, causing the patrons to immediately fall to the floor screaming.


** Also spoofed in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Where No Fan Has Gone Before'', in which their improvised weapons (including [[RuleOfFunny a bow with a bowstring made of caterpillars]]) all fail in practice, so Kirk has to resort to making out with his opponent.
*** Also in that episode Kirk recalls using his shoe as a weapon in one episode and throws one of his, hitting Takei in the face. "My foot's cold".

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** Also spoofed in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Where No Fan Has Gone Before'', in which their improvised weapons (including [[RuleOfFunny a bow with a bowstring made of caterpillars]]) all fail in practice, so Kirk William Shatner has to resort to making out with his opponent.
*** Also in that episode Kirk Shatner recalls using his shoe as a weapon in one episode and throws one of his, hitting George Takei in the face. "My foot's cold".


** Danny Quinn, [[spoiler: upon returning briefly in the Season 4 finale]], has a stout branch [[ICallItVera that he calls Molly]].

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** Danny Quinn, [[spoiler: upon [[spoiler:upon returning briefly in the Season 4 finale]], has a stout branch [[ICallItVera that he calls Molly]].



* Grant, one of the protagonists in ConspiracyThriller ''Series/{{Utopia}}'', is locked in a room with a laptop displaying footage of an [[IHaveYourWife assassin following his mother around who will commit acts of unspecified unpleasantness]] if he does not divulge three numbers. [[spoiler: He takes a metal maintenance panel off the laptop and bends it into a shiv with which he kills his captor by [[SlashedThroat stabbing him in the throat]]. Grant is ''11''.]]

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* Grant, one of the protagonists in ConspiracyThriller ''Series/{{Utopia}}'', is locked in a room with a laptop displaying footage of an [[IHaveYourWife assassin following his mother around who will commit acts of unspecified unpleasantness]] if he does not divulge three numbers. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He takes a metal maintenance panel off the laptop and bends it into a shiv with which he kills his captor by [[SlashedThroat stabbing him in the throat]]. Grant is ''11''.]]



** In "'Til Death Do Us Part", the murder weapon turns out to be [[spoiler: a processional cross]] that was in the room where the victim and his killer were arguing.

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** In "'Til Death Do Us Part", the murder weapon turns out to be [[spoiler: a [[spoiler:a processional cross]] that was in the room where the victim and his killer were arguing.



** In "Downstairs, Upstairs", the household objects used to kill include [[spoiler: a fireplace poker]] and [[spoiler: a chair cushion]].

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** In "Downstairs, Upstairs", the household objects used to kill include [[spoiler: a [[spoiler:a fireplace poker]] and [[spoiler: a [[spoiler:a chair cushion]].



** In "Murdoch Ahoy", a man proved to have been stabbed to death with [[spoiler: a specialized screwdriver]].

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** In "Murdoch Ahoy", a man proved to have been stabbed to death with [[spoiler: a [[spoiler:a specialized screwdriver]].



* ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'': Moira uses a piece of the toilet tank in her room as a knife. [[spoiler: She stabs the man who's with her using it, and then takes off in his car.]]

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* ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'': Moira uses a piece of the toilet tank in her room as a knife. [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She stabs the man who's with her using it, and then takes off in his car.]]

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* ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'': Moira uses a piece of the toilet tank in her room as a knife. [[spoiler: She stabs the man who's with her using it, and then takes off in his car.]]

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