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* With ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' being a... [[DuelToTheDeath fight to the death]], there are quite a few of these. Stand-outs:
** "Fox [=McCloud=] vs. Bucky O'Hare" has [[spoiler:Fox strangling Bucky and then blasting his head off with his laser pistol.]]
** "Princess Peach vs. Princess Zelda" ends with [[spoiler:Zelda]] getting kicked in the face so hard that her head splatters like a melon.
** "Harry Potter vs. Luke Skywalker" has [[spoiler:Harry]] screaming in agony as [[spoiler:his head splits open at the scar.]]
** The "Starter Pokemon Battle Royale" has [[spoiler:Venusaur being roasted alive]] and [[spoiler:Charizard getting his wings ripped off and being filled with water until he explodes.]]
** "Beast vs. Goliath" ends with [[spoiler:the former]] being graphically bifurcated.
** The "Goku vs. Superman" rematch ends with [[spoiler:Goku getting his brain vaporised by Superman's heat vision.]]
** "Yang Xiao Long vs. Tifa Lockhart" ends with [[spoiler:the former]] finishing her opponent off with [[spoiler:a shotgun-gauntlet {{Recoil Boost}}ed NeckSnap.]] Notable as Barbara Dunkelman, Yang's voice actress who was watching the episode's live premiere, visibly flinched in horror at the deathblow.
** All of the above easily topped by "Dante vs. Bayonetta", which has [[spoiler:Dante completely ''liquefying'' Bayonetta, and then the closing shot shows the poor witch's soul [[DraggedOffToHell fruitlessly kicking and screaming as it's dragged into Inferno]] to face a FateWorseThanDeath.]]
** But even that is topped by "Natsu vs. Ace", where we get a close up of [[spoiler:Ace's face boiling away from Natsu's lightning attack. It's not instant, either -- we see his skin blister and boil away, then his eyes drop out of their sockets before melting, all the while when Ace is screaming. The [[NightmareFuel/DeathBattle Nightmare Fuel page for Death Battle]] even provides the [[SarcasmMode sweet looking]] picture of it.]]
* ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'' is devoted to this. Every episode features deaths that are extremely gruesome and photorealistic... and yet it looks like a children's cartoon.
* There are loads in ''Rise of the Mushroom Kingdom''.
** Among the highlights are a Koopa burning alive in lava, Mouser's getting eviscerated, Luigi getting torn in half and... well... any time a Yoshi is onscreen.
** In ''Power Star'', any time Mario pulls that sword out of nowhere, everything dies in painful ways. And those are the mooks, things get freaking violent when the main characters start dying.
* For most of ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', the deaths of characters are caused by gunshots, tanks, energy sword wounds, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking aspirin overdose]]. Then along comes ''Revelation'' and we get Agent Texas being impaled through the face in episode 19 by [[TheJuggernaut the Meta]]. It doesn't help at all that her body is convulsing while he kills her.
* In ''WebAnimation/SuperMarioBrosZ'', Mecha Sonic ''loves'' killing his opponents in the most painful and brutal ways possible. Just ask Sonic's friends, the Koopa Bros, and ''especially'' the Axem Rangers X.
* ''WebAnimation/TeenGirlSquad'': Cheerleader, So-and-So, What's Her Face, and/or The Ugly One are often dispatched this way too many times. Let's list some examples! Getting impaled by arrows, getting dropped off a very tall building onto a bunch of spikes, Whatserface getting "lathed" in the 10th issue (read: split in half), getting flattened by a drum or a 12-sided die, food poisoning, getting burned alive, getting eaten by a shark, and at one point getting chopped up by a maniac in a speedo with a chainsaw.
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* Several characters in ''Roleplay/DarwinsSoldiers'' die some pretty horrible deaths.
* The ''modus operandi'' of [[SerialKiller Venomstripe]] of ''Roleplay/WarriorCatsRPG''.
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* ''Webcomic/TheBlackBrickRoadOfOZ'''s Pepper, the Wicked Witch of the East, dies being crushed by a house. With lots of blood.
* ''Webcomic/EverydayHeroes'' is normally all-ages suitable... except for the few pages where [[http://eheroes.smackjeeves.com/comics/1991012/pauls-victims/ Wrecking Paul]] [[http://eheroes.smackjeeves.com/comics/1991013/targeted/ shows his]] [[http://eheroes.smackjeeves.com/comics/1991015/how-it-ended/ true colors.]]
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' is practically a love letter to this trope. Because Homestuck is about [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=005197 KIDS]] [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=005232 AND]] [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=005247 FUN]]
** And because the kids need one too: [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=005103 KIDS]] [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=003846 AND]] [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=004986 FUN]]
* ''[[Webcomic/{{Minus}} minus]]'' might look all cutesey and colourful, with the main character being a (super-powered, RealityWarper) kid who normally just wants to have fun, but some of the things the eponymous character does implies this trope, providing a certain amount of FridgeHorror. Though mitigated by the fact DeathIsCheap in-universe, and people seem to quite happily end up existing as ghosts in the afterlife...
* ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' manages to have a few - quite surprising, for a StickFigureComic. For starters, there's [[HeroicComedicSociopath Belkar]], who has a thing for making accessories out of the kobolds he kills (claiming his first such victim's life off-screen, but taking the top of his skull ''as a hat''). Then there's the prequel novel ''{{Start of Darkness}}'', where the paladins slaughter Redcloak's entire hometown, Redcloak uses "Smite" to shatter a paladin's face ''while he's still alive'', and Xykon establishes his modus operandi of zombifying his victims or otherwise preventing their resurrection in an otherwise [[DeathIsCheap revival-friendly]] story.
** Vaarsuvius. ''[[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0638.html "Shapechange."]]'' That is all.
** [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0826.html "Implosion."]] ''That'' is all.
** [[spoiler: Tsukiko]]'s death is thankfully mostly offpanel, but the context and what we do [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0830.html see]] is pretty gruesome.
* In ''Webcomic/TheSilverEye'', [[spoiler: Bhatair Hollingsworth]] is beheaded, then chopped into tiny pieces.
-->'''[[AnAxeToGrind Aetius]]:'''Cut him up until he is no longer recognizable as being human. He has to be so dead, not even Blue can save him.
* While ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' isn't for children, Pete Abrams ''does'' try to keep it PG-13 ... except when he wants to [[MadeOfPlasticine tear people apart like wet tissue paper]]. He apparently caught some flak for a strip where a demon [[http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=040603 rips a person in half, then, realizing he forgot to ask questions before killing her, tries to mash the two halves back together]].
** It's much worse in the "KITTEN" [[StoryArc story arcs]]. [[http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=000627 Here]] [[http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=000711 are]] [[http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=000801 some]] [[http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=021204 highlights]].
* ''Webcomic/SonicTheComicOnline'', a DarkerAndEdgier fan continuation of the already dark British ''ComicBook/SonicTheComic'', has [[spoiler:Tekno]] ''killing'' a villain known as "Set", complete with a GoryDiscretionShot by beating him to death. Nevertheless, fans were not happy about this. [[spoiler:They later {{retcon}}ned it so he survived though.]]
* In ''Webcomic/{{Unsounded}}'' while the deaths themselves occur offstage, we are presented with the aftermath of [[spoiler: Starfish beating Ephsephim's brains out]] and especially [[spoiler: Duane killing and starting to devour Turas. When we first see the scene, he's in the process of chowing down on his eye]].
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* ''Literature/{{Worm}}'' does not contain a single clean death. Not once among the [[AnyoneCanDie long long list]] so far.
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* In the Scottish ballad "The Twa Sisters" (#10 of the Literature/ChildBallads), two constantly bickering princesses who have fallen in love with the same man go for a walk on the banks of a swollen river. One comes back and says the other one fell in and drowned. No one can find the body - but a few months later a wandering bard shows up with a harp made from the dead princess's bones and strung with her hair. The harp plays itself and sings that her sister pushed her into the river. In Creator/PatriciaCWrede's retelling of the story, there is a third princess, who knows her sister was [[MaliciousSlander a liar]] and suspects the harp might, too -- especially since there are lies in what it said.
** Loreena Mckennitt performs an excellent version of this ballad called ''The Bonny Swans'' (which is easily findable on Website/{{Youtube}}).
** In yet another version (one with a particularly upbeat and sunny tempo), the elder sister's punishment for drowning her sibling is being boiled in lead. So much fun to sing with one's actual sisters!
* Ballads in general are full of this sort of thing. Perhaps the most horrifying of the lot is "Long Lankin" (Child #93), in which an itinerant serial killer murders a lord's baby (spectacularly averting InfantImmortality in the process) and then his wife:
-->''"We will pinch him, we will prick him,\\
we will stab him with a pin,\\
And the nurse shall hold the basin\\
for the blood all to run in."\\
So they pinched him and they pricked him,\\
then they stabbed him with a pin,\\
And the false nurse held the basin\\
for the blood all to run in.''
:: Followed by Long Lankin being hanged and the nurse being burned on a pyre at the end of the song.
* In the Child Ballad ''Literature/TheLordOfLornAndTheFalseSteward'', the false steward is executed, gruesomely, for his treachery.
* The ballad "Child Owlet" ends with the title character being torn apart by horses after being falsely accused of attempted rape:
-->''There was no stone on Elkin Moor\\
No broom nor bonny whin\\
But's dripping with Child Owlet's blood\\
And pieces of his skin.\\
There was no grass on Elkin Moor\\
No broom nor bonny rush\\
But's dripping with Child Owlet's blood\\
And pieces of his flesh.
* The French song "La blanche biche" ("The White Doe") tells the story of a young woman turning into said animal every night because of a spell. She ends up killed by her own hunting brother, dismembered and cooked; then her severed head on the table speaks to the guests...
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* The ''ComicStrip/DickTracy'' comics had some horriffic deaths in them, and [[AnyoneCanDie not only the villains either]]. One of the worst splatterfests was the story about Itchy. He shoots, stabs, and runs down cops, crooks, and uninvolved citizens with cheery abandon, and when Tracy finally catches up with him, Itchy decides to kill Tracy by somewhat graphically starving him to death. When Tracy finally shot him down like a dog, the readers were rejoicing.
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* Long John Silver in ''[[Animation/PlanetataNaSakrovishtata The Treasure Planet]]'', a 1982 animated sci-fi take on ''Treasure Island'' 20 years before [[Disney/TreasurePlanet Disney's]]. After murdering the commander and setting his ship to explode with the cast still on it, Phillip shoots Silver in the gut with a laser pistol, resulting in Silver bursting aflame, slowly bleeding out, and ''crawling'' away in confused agony before he expires.
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* ''Series/CaptainScarletAndTheMysterons'' has this in ''spades''; the main characters aren't afraid to use guns. There are even a few deaths that are family-unfriendly simply because of the implications.
** For example, a plane full of people is forced to crash in the ocean in the ''second episode''. It gets worse when a duplicate of the plane was used in a ''successful'' assassination of a world leader.
** In the first episode, the original, full human Captain Scarlet is killed and then the Mysteron version is shot and falls off of a huge viewing platform, screaming as he goes.
** Multiple members of SPECTRUM from {{red shirt}}s to nearly-main characters are shot, crushed, drowned or pushed off cliffs. There's a fair number of scenes where the last you see of some red shirts is a flapping hand poking out from under a pile of snow or rocks that eventually goes still.
** The crowning moment of this trope for Captain Scarlet has to be when the title character throws an electric cable into a Mysteron agent. He screams and ''catches fire'' as he's electrocuted.
* ''Series/{{Thunderbirds}}'' has a number of harrowing deaths by implication: the first Fireflash to go missing was full of passengers. Seeing as the second one was intact on the floor of the ocean after crashing, one assumes all the passengers and crew of the first died of suffocation in the sunken aircraft while the aircraft's instruments were reading wildly off course.
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* Herbert Nirdlinger's murder in ACT Theatre's recent play of ''Film/DoubleIndemnity'' was pretty traumatizing.
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* Toys/{{Bionicle}} had several, but mostly in web serials and books, so it was up to your imagination to picture them. Still, they were pretty gruesome: for example [[AlternateUniverse alternate]] versions of characters getting frozen and shattered to pieces, experiencing a PortalCut, and being literally broken to pieces with a warhammer. Makuta in general tended to suffer quite horrible deaths. Some had their armor melted away with a virus, and their "essence" (containing their mind) incinerated. Also in the serials, Ancient got blown to atoms, and another side character, Botar had his internal organs crushed through his armor. Besides the web serials, some more illustrated works also depicted such events. An example is the last comic of '08, which showed Makuta being zapped to dust by a lightning storm. Finally, the death of the ultimate BigBad, Makuta Teridax himself also fits this trope. While in the comic, it looked like a simple asteroid caught him in the head, blowing a smoking hole into his skull, the illustrated on-line story medium, the ''Mata Nui Saga'' depicted the same event in a more violent way: he got pushed into an oncoming planet, and the upper part of his head shattered to pieces. Interestingly, according to the writer, he originally had a more graphic way of killing off Teridax in mind, which the Story Team finally rejected. This would have involved the hero, Mata Nui tearing his chest open.
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Sometimes though, writers break this rule in the grand style, depicting deaths so gruesome they leave adults shaken, and children quivering wrecks. [[CaptainObvious It's a risky move by the writers]], and runs the risk of being [[MoodWhiplash done incorrectly]] or in [[ForTheEvulz poor taste]].

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Sometimes though, writers break this rule in the grand style, depicting deaths so gruesome they leave adults shaken, and children quivering wrecks. [[CaptainObvious It's a risky move by the writers]], writers, and runs the risk of being [[MoodWhiplash done incorrectly]] or in [[ForTheEvulz poor taste]].


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Sometimes though, writers break this rule in the grand style, depicting deaths so gruesome they leave adults shaken, and children quivering wrecks. [[CaptainObvious It's a risky move by the writers]], and if [[MoodWhiplash done incorrectly]] or in [[ForTheEvulz poor taste]], a creator can expect nothing less than CriticalBacklash.

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Sometimes though, writers break this rule in the grand style, depicting deaths so gruesome they leave adults shaken, and children quivering wrecks. [[CaptainObvious It's a risky move by the writers]], and if runs the risk of being [[MoodWhiplash done incorrectly]] or in [[ForTheEvulz poor taste]], a creator can expect nothing less than CriticalBacklash.
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Sometimes though, writers break this rule in the grand style, depicting deaths so gruesome they leave adults shaken, and children quivering wrecks. [[CaptainObvious It's a risky move employed just to make your work memorable]], and [[MoodWhiplash done incorrectly]] or in [[ForTheEvulz poor taste]], expect nothing less than CriticalBacklash.

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Sometimes though, writers break this rule in the grand style, depicting deaths so gruesome they leave adults shaken, and children quivering wrecks. [[CaptainObvious It's a risky move employed just to make your work memorable]], by the writers]], and if [[MoodWhiplash done incorrectly]] or in [[ForTheEvulz poor taste]], a creator can expect nothing less than CriticalBacklash.


Sometimes though, writers break this rule in the grand style, depicting deaths so gruesome they leave adults shaken, and children quivering wrecks. [[CaptainObvious Its a risky move employed just to make your work memorable]], and [[MoodWhiplash done incorrectly]] or in [[ForTheEvulz poor taste]], expect nothing less than CriticalBacklash.

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Sometimes though, writers break this rule in the grand style, depicting deaths so gruesome they leave adults shaken, and children quivering wrecks. [[CaptainObvious Its It's a risky move employed just to make your work memorable]], and [[MoodWhiplash done incorrectly]] or in [[ForTheEvulz poor taste]], expect nothing less than CriticalBacklash.


Sometimes though, writers break this rule in the grand style, depicting deaths so gruesome they leave adults shaken, and children quivering wrecks.

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Sometimes though, writers break this rule in the grand style, depicting deaths so gruesome they leave adults shaken, and children quivering wrecks.
wrecks. [[CaptainObvious Its a risky move employed just to make your work memorable]], and [[MoodWhiplash done incorrectly]] or in [[ForTheEvulz poor taste]], expect nothing less than CriticalBacklash.


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