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When the MadDoctor is ready to "operate," this almost always includes shoving his hands into big latex gloves with a thrusting motion while tugging on the back of the glove with the other hand; then there's a loud snap at the end when the back of the glove is released. Usually done with the forearm facing upward, though downward-facing variations exist too. Pretty much a MadDoctor and [[TheMedic Medic]] staple, and also pretty common in cartoons. Usually meant to inspire fear or to startle; usually part of the CreepyPhysical.

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When the MadDoctor is ready to "operate," "operate", this almost always includes shoving his hands into big latex gloves with a thrusting motion while tugging on the back of the glove with the other hand; then there's a loud snap at the end when the back of the glove is released. Usually done with the forearm facing upward, though downward-facing variations exist too. Pretty much a MadDoctor and [[TheMedic Medic]] staple, and also pretty common in cartoons. Usually meant to inspire fear or to startle; usually part of the CreepyPhysical.






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* ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'': In the first roll-call scene, Mrs Tweedy does this to intimidate the chickens.
* The town doctor does this at one point in ''WesternAnimation/{{Rango}}''.



* The town doctor does this at one point in ''WesternAnimation/{{Rango}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'': In the first roll-call scene, Mrs Tweedy does this to intimidate the chickens.



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* The infamous glove-snapping scene in ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''.

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* The infamous glove-snapping scene in ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''.
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* ''Film/{{Fletch}}''. A proctologist does this before giving Fletch an examination, as shown [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBsIcRZBh3A here]].
* Missing in ''Film/TheHandThatRocksTheCradle'' when the [[Creator/JohnDeLancie gynecologist]], right before performing a vaginal exam, holds his hand up high enough for the patient, already in the stirrups, to see him put on his glove. As he brings his hand down and out of view, he slips the glove off and pockets it, so he can do the exam with his bare hand. He was a bad man.



* ''Film/UndercoverBrother''. One of Mr. Feather's minions does this repeatedly, greatly to Mr. Feather's annoyance.
* ''Film/{{Fletch}}''. A proctologist does this before giving Fletch an examination, as shown [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBsIcRZBh3A here]].
* Jim Carrey's Count Olaf does this in his herpetologist disguise in ''Lemony Snicket's Film/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents''

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* ''Film/UndercoverBrother''. One of ''Film/{{Polar}}''. Mr. Feather's minions Blut is torturing the protagonist every day for four days, and does this repeatedly, greatly with latex gloves in the opening montage that begins every torture session. As we see him applying skin cream to Mr. Feather's annoyance.
* ''Film/{{Fletch}}''. A proctologist does this before giving Fletch an examination, as shown [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBsIcRZBh3A here]].
* Jim Carrey's Count Olaf does this in
his herpetologist disguise hands on several occasions, it would make sense that he would look after his hands.
* The infamous glove-snapping scene
in ''Lemony Snicket's Film/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents''''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''.



* Jim Carrey's Count Olaf does this in his herpetologist disguise in ''Lemony Snicket's Film/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents''.
* ''Film/UndercoverBrother''. One of Mr. Feather's minions does this repeatedly, greatly to Mr. Feather's annoyance.



* Missing in ''Film/TheHandThatRocksTheCradle'' when the [[Creator/JohnDeLancie gynecologist]], right before performing a vaginal exam, holds his hand up high enough for the patient, already in the stirrups, to see him put on his glove. As he brings his hand down and out of view, he slips the glove off and pockets it, so he can do the exam with his bare hand. He was a bad man.
* ''Film/{{Polar}}''. Mr. Blut is torturing the protagonist every day for four days, and does this with latex gloves in the opening montage that begins every torture session. As we see him applying skin cream to his hands on several occasions, it would make sense that he would look after his hands.



* In ''Series/TheXFiles'', Mulder accuses Scully of enjoying doing this.



* In ''Series/TheXFiles'', Mulder accuses Scully of enjoying doing this.



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* In ''Webcomic/{{Narbonic}}'', during the ''Professor Madblood and the Lovelace Affair'' storyline, Helen has quite a mad-sciencey one.



* In ''Webcomic/{{Narbonic}}'', during the ''Professor Madblood and the Lovelace Affair'' storyline, Helen has quite a mad-sciencey one.

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* A rare non-clinical example happens in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wh2sZ9K_VaM this French AIDS-awareness commercial]].







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* In one ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' PSA, Simmons and Grif go on vacation while Sarge and Caboose are off camping. Grif twice invokes the wrath of the cavity search at travel security and we hear this just as the scene cuts away.


** In the episode "House Worming," after Prickles the worm and his residents start living in Spongebob's head and it gets him fired from his work, he meets Plankton who agrees to get rid of the worms in exchange of a deed (getting the Krabby Patty secret formula, of course). Spongebob agrees and Plankton pulls on a large glove that snaps to [[OneSizeFitsAll somehow fit his little stubby arms]] (that have [[FingerlessHands no visible digits or fingers, mind you]]) before making a lousy joke and entering inside Spongebob's head... only to get the living daylights battered and beaten out of him by the worms and is left crippled and gives up on the extermination, telling Spongebob that he's on his own to get rid of the worms.

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** In the episode "House Worming," after Prickles the worm and his residents start living in Spongebob's head and it gets him fired from his work, he meets Plankton who agrees to get rid of the worms in exchange of a deed (getting the Krabby Patty secret formula, of course). Spongebob agrees and Plankton pulls on a large glove that snaps to [[OneSizeFitsAll somehow fit his little stubby arms]] (that have [[FingerlessHands no visible digits or fingers, mind you]]) before making a [[{{Pun}} lousy joke joke]] and entering inside Spongebob's head... only to get the living daylights battered and beaten out of him by the worms and is left crippled and gives up on the extermination, telling Spongebob that he's on his own to get rid of the worms.


** In the episode "House Worming," after Prickles the worm and his residents start living in Spongebob's head and it gets him fired from his work, he meets Plankton who agrees to get rid of the worms in exchange of a deed (getting the Krabby Patty secret formula, of course). Spongebob agrees and Plankton pulls on a large glove that snaps to [[OneSizeFitsAll somehow fit his little stubby arms]] ([[FingerlessHands that have no visible digits or fingers, mind you]]) before making a lousy joke and entering inside Spongebob's head... only to get the living daylights battered and beaten out of him by the worms and is left crippled and gives up on the extermination, telling Spongebob that he's on his own to get rid of the worms.

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** In the episode "House Worming," after Prickles the worm and his residents start living in Spongebob's head and it gets him fired from his work, he meets Plankton who agrees to get rid of the worms in exchange of a deed (getting the Krabby Patty secret formula, of course). Spongebob agrees and Plankton pulls on a large glove that snaps to [[OneSizeFitsAll somehow fit his little stubby arms]] ([[FingerlessHands that (that have [[FingerlessHands no visible digits or fingers, mind you]]) before making a lousy joke and entering inside Spongebob's head... only to get the living daylights battered and beaten out of him by the worms and is left crippled and gives up on the extermination, telling Spongebob that he's on his own to get rid of the worms.

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* Happens several times in ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarePants''
** In the episode "House Worming," after Prickles the worm and his residents start living in Spongebob's head and it gets him fired from his work, he meets Plankton who agrees to get rid of the worms in exchange of a deed (getting the Krabby Patty secret formula, of course). Spongebob agrees and Plankton pulls on a large glove that snaps to [[OneSizeFitsAll somehow fit his little stubby arms]] ([[FingerlessHands that have no visible digits or fingers, mind you]]) before making a lousy joke and entering inside Spongebob's head... only to get the living daylights battered and beaten out of him by the worms and is left crippled and gives up on the extermination, telling Spongebob that he's on his own to get rid of the worms.


When the MadDoctor is ready to "operate", this almost always includes shoving his hands into big latex gloves with a thrusting motion while tugging on the back of the glove with the other hand; then there's a loud snap at the end when the back of the glove is released. Usually done with the forearm facing upward, though downward-facing variations exist too. Pretty much a MadDoctor and [[TheMedic Medic]] staple, and also pretty common in cartoons. Usually meant to inspire fear or to startle; usually part of the CreepyPhysical.

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When the MadDoctor is ready to "operate", "operate," this almost always includes shoving his hands into big latex gloves with a thrusting motion while tugging on the back of the glove with the other hand; then there's a loud snap at the end when the back of the glove is released. Usually done with the forearm facing upward, though downward-facing variations exist too. Pretty much a MadDoctor and [[TheMedic Medic]] staple, and also pretty common in cartoons. Usually meant to inspire fear or to startle; usually part of the CreepyPhysical.



* Latex glove snap done by a fearsomely large nurse in ''Film/{{Armageddon}}''.

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* Latex glove snap done by a fearsomely fearsome large nurse in ''Film/{{Armageddon}}''.



* ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': Judge Doom does this before putting a toon shoe in "the Dip."

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* ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': Judge Doom does this before putting a toon Toon shoe in "the Dip."



* ''Film/{{Polar}}''. Mr Blut is torturing the protagonist every day for four days, and does this with latex gloves in the opening montage that begins every torture session. As we see him applying skin cream to his hands on several occasions, it would make sense that he would look after his hands.

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* ''Film/{{Polar}}''. Mr Mr. Blut is torturing the protagonist every day for four days, and does this with latex gloves in the opening montage that begins every torture session. As we see him applying skin cream to his hands on several occasions, it would make sense that he would look after his hands.

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* Some marketing material for ''VideoGame/BlackCloset'' features Elsa tugging at the base of her white gloves in a way clearly meant to reference this trope.


* [[WebVideo/LazyGameReviews Clint Basinger]] happily does this in his review of ''VideoGame/LifeAndDeath'', cosplaying as a surgeon himself thanks to the mask and latex gloves that come in the game box.

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* [[WebVideo/LazyGameReviews Clint Basinger]] happily does this in his review of ''VideoGame/LifeAndDeath'', cosplaying as a surgeon himself thanks to the [[{{Feelies}} mask and latex gloves that come in the game box.box]].

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* [[WebVideo/LazyGameReviews Clint Basinger]] happily does this in his review of ''VideoGame/LifeAndDeath'', cosplaying as a surgeon himself thanks to the mask and latex gloves that come in the game box.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'': In the first roll-call scene, Mrs Tweedy does this to intimidate the chickens.


When the MadDoctor is ready to "operate", this almost always includes shoving his hands into big latex gloves with a (usually upward) thrusting motion while tugging on the back of the glove with the other hand; then there's a loud snap at the end when the back of the glove is released. Pretty much a MadDoctor and [[TheMedic Medic]] staple, and also pretty common in cartoons. Usually meant to inspire [[AssShove fear]] or to startle; usually part of the CreepyPhysical.

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When the MadDoctor is ready to "operate", this almost always includes shoving his hands into big latex gloves with a (usually upward) thrusting motion while tugging on the back of the glove with the other hand; then there's a loud snap at the end when the back of the glove is released.released. Usually done with the forearm facing upward, though downward-facing variations exist too. Pretty much a MadDoctor and [[TheMedic Medic]] staple, and also pretty common in cartoons. Usually meant to inspire [[AssShove fear]] fear or to startle; usually part of the CreepyPhysical.

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* ''Film/{{Polar}}''. Mr Blut is torturing the protagonist every day for four days, and does this with latex gloves in the opening montage that begins every torture session. As we see him applying skin cream to his hands on several occasions, it would make sense that he would look after his hands.


** He also does it in the ''[[SupplementalMaterial/TeamFortress2 Meet the Medic]]'' video, before he and the Heavy return to the battlefield. Notably, what he had been doing previously -- open thoracic cavity surgery to implant an UberCharge module -- he did without benefit of gloves.

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** He also does it in the ''[[SupplementalMaterial/TeamFortress2 Meet the Medic]]'' video, before he and the Heavy return to the battlefield. Notably, what he had been doing previously -- open thoracic cavity surgery to implant an UberCharge [=ÜberCharge=] module -- he did without benefit of gloves.


* In the ''WebVideo/SuperPowerBeatDown'' match "The Joker & Harley Quinn vs Deadpool & Domino", when Joker is about to finish off Deadpool with acid, he puts on rubber gloves and makes them snap.

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* In the ''WebVideo/SuperPowerBeatDown'' match "The Joker & Harley Quinn vs vs. Deadpool & Domino", when Joker is about to finish off Deadpool with acid, he puts on rubber gloves and makes them snap.



-->"Anuhza successful procedure!"\\

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-->"Anuhza --->"Anuhza successful procedure!"\\



* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames'' short "The Science of Magic" it is Downplayed, but Sunset does indeed snap a latex glove on her hand while explaining the experiments she has planned. While the gesture isn't too threatening, Applejack doesn't look overly confident.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames'' short "The Science of Magic" it is Downplayed, downplayed, but Sunset does indeed snap a latex glove on her hand while explaining the experiments she has planned. While the gesture isn't too threatening, Applejack doesn't look overly confident.



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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' Lincoln and his father had to go through the airport in their underwear after losing a bet. Three TSA agents then run up to them saying they broke about ten rules, then do this while saying they need to [[BlatantLies "talk"]] to them.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'', Lincoln and his father had have to go through the airport in their underwear after losing a bet. Three TSA agents then run up to them saying they broke about ten rules, then do this while saying they need to [[BlatantLies "talk"]] to them.

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