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* In ''Film/TheBluesBrothers'', TheAllegedCar lasts just long enough to get the boys to where they need to go before the engine completely dies. (It's one of the hints that they really are on a MissionFromGod.) Elwood honors the car with a moment of silence, holding his hat over his heart.


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The Tom and Jerry short "Sorry Safari", Jerry takes off his hat out of respect when Tom's master got scratched up by a lion.

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The Tom and Jerry short "Sorry Safari", Jerry takes off his hat out of respect when Tom's master got scratched up by a lion.


* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' In "The Rowdyruff Boys", the Mayor does this when [[EverybodyCries everyone in Townsville cries]] after the Powerpuff Girls are defeated and apparently dead.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'': In "The Rowdyruff Boys", the Mayor does this when [[EverybodyCries everyone in Townsville cries]] after the Powerpuff Girls are defeated and apparently dead.


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* ''WesternAnimation/TheNewScoobyAndScrappyDooShow'': The episode "Scooby Pinch Hits" has a running gag of everyone taking off their hats whenever they mention "the late Casey O'Riley".


* ''Disney/PeterPan'': After the TombBomb he laid to kill Peter goes off, Captain Hook takes off his hat to "a worthy opponent", as does Mr. Smee. (Pan, of course, survives.)

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* ''Disney/PeterPan'': After the TombBomb TimeBomb he laid to kill Peter goes off, Captain Hook takes off his hat to "a worthy opponent", as does Mr. Smee. (Pan, of course, survives.)


* Zigzagged and PlayedForLaughs in ''WesternAnimation/ShrekTheThird''. As King Harold drifts in and out of consciousness, Puss In Boots's hat repeatedly goes off his head and back on again. Ultimately played straight when Harold finally croaks.

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* Zigzagged and PlayedForLaughs in ''WesternAnimation/ShrekTheThird''. As King Harold drifts in and out of consciousness, Puss In Boots's Puss' hat repeatedly goes off his head and back on again. Ultimately played straight when Harold finally croaks.



* ''Disney/PeterPan'': After the bomb he sent to kill Peter goes off, Captain Hook takes off his hat to "a worthy opponent", as does Mister Smee. (Pan, of course, survives.)
* ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}'':
** The mice draw straws (actually, their own tails) to see who has to distract Lucifer while the others get breakfast. Jaq gets picked, and the others take off their hats to show they think it's a guaranteed death sentence.
** A non-death example occurs a little later, when Jaq removes his own hat out of sympathy for Cinderella when her dress gets ruined.

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* ''Disney/PeterPan'': After the bomb TombBomb he sent laid to kill Peter goes off, Captain Hook takes off his hat to "a worthy opponent", as does Mister Mr. Smee. (Pan, of course, survives.)
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''Disney/{{Cinderella}}'': The mice draw straws (actually, their own tails) to see who has to distract Lucifer while the others get breakfast. Jaq gets picked, and the others take off their hats to show they think it's a guaranteed death sentence.
** A non-death example occurs a little later, when Jaq removes his own hat out of sympathy for Cinderella when her dress gets ruined.
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* In one ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' episode, Squidward trains several Bikini Bottom people for a marching band. The 2 flag spinners at the front spin their flag too fast, causing them to fly and then collide with a flying zeppelin to their deaths. The other marching band members hold their hats on their chest while the trumpeter plays Taps.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': In one ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' episode, "Band Geeks", Squidward trains several Bikini Bottom people for a marching band. The 2 two flag spinners at the front spin their flag flags too fast, causing them to fly and then collide with a flying zeppelin to their deaths. The other marching band members hold their hats on their chest while the trumpeter plays Taps."Taps".



* ''WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse2013'': Parodied in "Flushed!", in which Mickey takes off his ears when he holds an impromptu funeral for his pet goldfish.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse2013'': Parodied in "Flushed!", in which Mickey takes off his ears when as he holds an impromptu funeral for his pet goldfish.


* At the end of the ''Series/DadsArmy'' episode "Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel", Corporal Jones is able to knock out the SecretWeapon (a radio-controlled {{expy}} of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panjandrum The Great Panjandrum]] by cutting off its radio aerial. The weapon topples on its side, causing Jones to say aghast, "Mr Mainwaring, I've killed it!" Funeral music plays and everyone takes off their hats and helmets.

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* At the end of the ''Series/DadsArmy'' episode "Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel", Corporal Jones is able to knock out the SecretWeapon (a radio-controlled {{expy}} version of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panjandrum The Great Panjandrum]] by cutting off its radio aerial. The weapon topples on its side, causing Jones to say aghast, "Mr Mainwaring, I've killed it!" Funeral music plays and everyone takes off their hats and helmets.


* At the end of the ''Series/DadsArmy'' episode "Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel", Corporal Jones is able to knock out the SecretWeapon (a radio-controlled {{expy}} of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panjandrum The Great Panjandrum]] by cutting off its radio aerial. The weapon topples on its side, causing Jones to say aghast, "Mr Mainwaring, I've killed it!" Funeral music plays and everyone takes off their hats and helmets.

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* At the end of the ''Series/DadsArmy'' episode "Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel", Corporal Jones is able to knock out the SecretWeapon (a radio-controlled {{expy}} of https://en.[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panjandrum The Great Panjandrum]] by cutting off its radio aerial. The weapon topples on its side, causing Jones to say aghast, "Mr Mainwaring, I've killed it!" Funeral music plays and everyone takes off their hats and helmets.

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* At the end of the ''Series/DadsArmy'' episode "Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel", Corporal Jones is able to knock out the SecretWeapon (a radio-controlled {{expy}} of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panjandrum The Great Panjandrum]] by cutting off its radio aerial. The weapon topples on its side, causing Jones to say aghast, "Mr Mainwaring, I've killed it!" Funeral music plays and everyone takes off their hats and helmets.


* ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}'': The mice draw straws (actually, their own tails) to see who has to distract Lucifer while the others get breakfast. Jaq gets picked, and the others take off their hats to show they think it's a guaranteed death sentence.
** Downplayed a little later, when Jaq removes his own hat out of sympathy for Cinderella when her dress gets ruined.

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* ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}'': ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}'':
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The mice draw straws (actually, their own tails) to see who has to distract Lucifer while the others get breakfast. Jaq gets picked, and the others take off their hats to show they think it's a guaranteed death sentence.
** Downplayed A non-death example occurs a little later, when Jaq removes his own hat out of sympathy for Cinderella when her dress gets ruined.


* ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'': The dwarfs all remove their caps when mourning Snow White's DisneyDeath, as does the Prince when he arrives, before he administers the TrueLovesKiss that wakes her.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'': ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'': The dwarfs all remove their caps when mourning Snow White's DisneyDeath, as does the Prince when he arrives, before he administers the TrueLovesKiss that wakes her.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'': The dwarfs all remove their caps when mourning Snow White's DisneyDeath, as does the Prince when he arrives, before he administers the TrueLovesKiss that wakes her.


* In ''Literature/PeterPan'', the Lost Boys all remove their caps when they realize the "Wendy bird" they just shot out of the sky is really a human girl. Wendy [[DisneyDeath gets]] [[ItWasHisSled better]], though.

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* In ''Literature/PeterPan'', the Lost Boys all remove their caps when they realize the "Wendy bird" they just shot out of the sky is really a human girl. Wendy [[DisneyDeath gets]] [[ItWasHisSled gets better]], though.


* ''Film/MoulinRouge'': Chocolat removes his turban [[spoiler: after Satine dies.]]

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* ''Film/MoulinRouge'': Chocolat removes his turban [[spoiler: after Satine dies.]]

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* ''Series/TheTorkelsons'': In the episode "Swear Not By the Moon" where Dorothy Jane stars in her school production of ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'', in the final scene of the ShowWithinAShow, Lord Capulet and Lord Montague [[ItMakesSenseInContext take off their cowboy hats]] when they discover their children's bodies.

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