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* In episode 2 of ''Series/KamenRiderDenO'', Ryotaro is forced to eject from the cockpit of Den Liner to pull a little girl out of the way before she gets hit by it. Then in episode 4, a contract holder doesn't make it to a music audition because he sees a little girl crying on the floor having lost her parent(s) and has to take her to the police station. Later when they go back in time, Ryotaro makes Hana take the girl to the police so that the contract holder can get to his audition on time. Then in the third movie a girl ends up kneeling on the ground crying during the fight between the Taros Imagin and Shiro's cronies and is nearly hit by a cart until Ryuutaros yanks her out of the way.
** In episode one of ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'', Natsumi nearly does this to a boy (and his mother) running away from a fireball...until [[Series/KamenRiderKiva Wataru]] stops time.

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* In episode 2 of ''Series/KamenRiderDenO'', Ryotaro is forced to eject from the cockpit of Den Liner to pull a little girl out One public information film (sort of the way before she gets hit by it. Then in episode 4, a contract holder doesn't make it to a music audition because he sees British version of Public Service Announcements) about the dangers of drunk driving featured just one close-up shot of a little girl crying on while, off-screen, her mother screamed and shouted at her father, who apparently killed a small boy while driving under the floor having lost her parent(s) and has to take her to the police station. Later when they go back in time, Ryotaro makes Hana take the girl to the police so that the contract holder can get to his audition on time. Then in the third movie a girl ends up kneeling on the ground crying during the fight between the Taros Imagin and Shiro's cronies and is nearly hit by a cart until Ryuutaros yanks her out of the way.
** In episode one of ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'', Natsumi nearly does this to a boy (and his mother) running away from a fireball...until [[Series/KamenRiderKiva Wataru]] stops time.
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** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS24E4Dragonfire "Dragonfire"]], as the villain's forces overrun the planet, there's a shot of a little girl who has lost her mum.



** In the serial [[Recap/DoctorWhoS24E4Dragonfire "Dragonfire"]], as the villain's forces overrun the planet, there's a shot of a little girl who has lost her mum.



** Not shown on screen, but forms the backstory of Lorna in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E7AGoodManGoestoWar A Good Man Goes to War]]''. There was a disaster in her home of the Gamma Forest when she was a little girl, and the Doctor found her and helped her escape. Years later she repays the favor, [[HeroicSacrifice dying to protect his friends]] from the Headless Monks. The Doctor comforts her as she passes by reminiscing about their first meeting, but it's clear he either doesn't remember her or it hasn't happened for him yet.

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** Not shown on screen, but forms the backstory of Lorna in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E7AGoodManGoestoWar A [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E7AGoodManGoestoWar "A Good Man Goes to War]]''.War"]]. There was a disaster in her home of the Gamma Forest when she was a little girl, and the Doctor found her and helped her escape. Years later she repays the favor, [[HeroicSacrifice dying to protect his friends]] from the Headless Monks. The Doctor comforts her as she passes by reminiscing about their first meeting, but it's clear he either doesn't remember her or it hasn't happened for him yet.yet.
* In episode 2 of ''Series/KamenRiderDenO'', Ryotaro is forced to eject from the cockpit of Den Liner to pull a little girl out of the way before she gets hit by it. Then in episode 4, a contract holder doesn't make it to a music audition because he sees a little girl crying on the floor having lost her parent(s) and has to take her to the police station. Later when they go back in time, Ryotaro makes Hana take the girl to the police so that the contract holder can get to his audition on time. Then in the third movie a girl ends up kneeling on the ground crying during the fight between the Taros Imagin and Shiro's cronies and is nearly hit by a cart until Ryuutaros yanks her out of the way.
** In episode one of ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'', Natsumi nearly does this to a boy (and his mother) running away from a fireball...until [[Series/KamenRiderKiva Wataru]] stops time.
* A trailer for Korean tokusatsu ''Series/{{Rayforce}}'' features one of these.



* A trailer for Korean tokusatsu ''Series/{{Rayforce}}'' features one of these.
* One public information film (sort of the British version of Public Service Announcements) about the dangers of drunk driving featured just one close-up shot of a little girl crying while, off-screen, her mother screamed and shouted at her father, who apparently killed a small boy while driving under the influence.


** Averted. Jack and Rose are trying to find a way out and find a small child. Another man finds them, shouts at them in a language they can't understand, and likewise he doesn't understand their warnings not to go that way because the hall behind that door is flooded...

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** Averted. Subverted. Jack and Rose are trying to find a way out and find a small child. child screaming in the hallway. Another man (presumably the kid's father) finds them, shouts at them in a language they can't understand, and likewise he doesn't understand their warnings not to go that way because the hall behind that door is flooded...


* Kyrie and Nero save a crying little kid from an invading demon army at the beginning of ''Franchise/DevilMayCry 4''.

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* Kyrie and Nero save a crying little kid from an invading demon army at the beginning of ''Franchise/DevilMayCry 4''.''VideoGame/DevilMayCry4''.


-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E2TheBeastBelow "The Beast Below"]]

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-->-- '''The Doctor''', ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E2TheBeastBelow "The Beast Below"]]


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* In the short ''[[Anime/{{Memories}} Stink Bomb]]'', a man named Nobuo takes a pill and accidentally becomes a TyphoidMary. One scene features people trying to exacuate Tokyo in droves, with a shot of crying children at an airport.


* A major plot point of the second half of the John Woo movie ''Film/HardBoiled'' involves evacuating the babies of a hospital's maternity ward and getting them to safety once the patients that didn't get killed by the bad guys are evacuated. Tequila's love interest, Teresa Chang, who played a major role in the evacuation of the patients, is placed in charge of getting the kids out of there with the help of the SWAT team, with the bad guys trying to stop them every step of the way. [[spoiler:Eventually, every one of the babies are evacuated, but there's just one more baby that she missed, which she charges Tequila himself with the task of saving. And [[MomentOfAwesome man, does he ever]]]].

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* A major plot point of the second half of the John Woo movie ''Film/HardBoiled'' involves evacuating the babies of a hospital's maternity ward and getting them to safety once the patients that didn't get killed by the bad guys are evacuated. Tequila's love interest, Teresa Chang, who played a major role in the evacuation of the patients, is placed in charge of getting the kids out of there with the help of the SWAT team, with the bad guys trying to stop them every step of the way. [[spoiler:Eventually, every one of the babies are evacuated, but there's just one more baby that she missed, which she charges Tequila himself with the task of saving. And [[MomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome man, does he ever]]]].

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* During the Ishvalan Massacre in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', a crying Ishvalan girl can be seen.

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* Happens in the first season finale of ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', where Eren in his Rogue Titan form does battle with Annie's Female Titan in the Stohess District, during which several innocent civilians are caught in the crossfire and crushed. During the battle, we see a small child, crying and bloodied, staggering through the wartorn streets all alone as the Titans continue to fight around her.

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** Genos does it in the season finale as a {{Bookend}}, saving a kid in the midst of some ruins from the rampage of Pluton while Saitama takes care of the monster.

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** He does so again in Episode 5, saving a crying boy from a car sent flying by Sonic's rampage.

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* ''VideoGame/FatalFrame'' has a tragic example in the backstory to the second game; Chitose Tachibana was nearly blind and when all hell broke loose in her village, she hid in a cupboard, crying and hoping to be rescued. [[ForegoneConclusion She wasn't rescued]] and in the present she's one of the most pitiable (if [[CowardlyBoss annoy]][[RecurringBoss ing]]) bosses you fight in the game.


* Happens during the battle on Jedha in Film/RogueOne - Jyn spots a very young child caught in the crossfire between Stormtroopers and rebels, and dashes in to get the child out of harm's way.

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* Happens during the battle on Jedha in Film/RogueOne ''Film/RogueOne'' - Jyn spots a very young child caught in the crossfire between Stormtroopers and rebels, and dashes in to get the child out of harm's way.way.
* ''Film/PacificRim'' has a flashback sequence to Mako Mori after she lost her parents in a kaiju attack, wandering the streets alone and carrying her shoe (see page image). Understandably, she's crying about the situation, especially when the kaiju starts chasing her.


* In Chris Roberson's TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} Literature/BloodRavens novel ''Dawn of War II'', one squad happens on two boys searching for [[MissingMom their mother]]. They bring them back all the way. Part way through, one Marine [[CombatPragmatist pragmatically]] suggests leaving them, to have Thaddeus declare that any Marine who says that will be left himself; Thaddeus looks at the boys who are not crying, though they have tear tracks. They realize their mother is almost certainly dead, and want {{Revenge}}; when Thaddeus suggests they could be BloodRavens, they are eager for it.

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* In Chris Roberson's TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} Literature/BloodRavens novel ''Dawn of War II'', one squad happens on two boys searching for [[MissingMom their mother]]. They bring them back all the way. Part way through, one Marine [[CombatPragmatist pragmatically]] suggests leaving them, to have Thaddeus declare that any Marine who says that will be left himself; Thaddeus looks at the boys who are not crying, though they have tear tracks. They realize their mother is almost certainly dead, and want {{Revenge}}; when Thaddeus suggests they could be BloodRavens, Blood Ravens, they are eager for it.

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