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-->'''[[Wrestling/TheNexus David Otunga]]:''' This is cold, man! You expect me to pay for this? Get out!\\

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* In ''Film/TheBradyBunchMovie'', when the {{Jerkass}} big man on campus Doug calls Marcia a slut for not wanting him and is about to choke her date Charlie out for standing up for her, her (lesbian and half his size) friend Maureen says, "Hey, Doug. How 'bout a nice punch?" and lays him out with a single knock to the face. Unfortunately for her, Marcia assumed Charlie did it, leaving her heartbroken, but things work out for her in the end.


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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Brother From The Same Planet" had a vengeful Bart abuse the Bigger Brother program and get a brother named Tom. When he and Homer (who did his son one better by getting a little brother named Pepe) are at an amusement park with their new brothers and run into each other, Tom warns Bart not to talk to strangers, to which he identifies himself. Now angry, he asks if he's the "drunken gambler" that his son told him about and after he blithely replies that he is, Tom strikes the first blow.


-->'''Otter:''' Hey Greg, look at my thumb! ''[He holds up his hand in a thumbs-up gesture, and Greg looks. Otter knocks him out.]'' Geez, you're dumb!

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-->'''Otter:''' Hey Greg, look at my thumb! ''[He ''[he holds up his hand in a thumbs-up gesture, and Greg looks. looks; Otter knocks him out.]'' out]'' Geez, you're dumb!



** TheBrigadier does it in [[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors "The Five Doctors"]], as the Master is holding the Doctors at gunpoint (well, technically TCE-point) but ignoring the humans. The Brig taps him on the shoulder and socks him in the jaw as he turns around, saying "Nice to see you again!" as he does so.
** Colonel Mace pulls this with a gun in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E5ThePoisonSky "The Poison Sky"]], shouting out to his opponent before shooting him dead:

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** TheBrigadier does it in [[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors "The "[[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors The Five Doctors"]], Doctors]]", as the Master is holding the Doctors at gunpoint (well, technically TCE-point) but ignoring the humans. The Brig taps him on the shoulder and socks him in the jaw as he turns around, saying "Nice to see you again!" as he does so.
** Colonel Mace pulls this with a gun in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E5ThePoisonSky "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E5ThePoisonSky The Poison Sky"]], Sky]]", shouting out to his opponent before shooting him dead:



** This gem from [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E13TheBigBang "The Big Bang"]]:

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** This gem from [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E13TheBigBang "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E13TheBigBang The Big Bang"]]:Bang]]":



** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS36E3ThinIce "Thin Ice"]], this is the Twelfth Doctor's response to Lord Sutcliffe racially abusing Bill, complete with shoulder-tap.

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** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS36E3ThinIce "Thin Ice"]], "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS36E3ThinIce Thin Ice]]", this is the Twelfth Doctor's response to Lord Sutcliffe racially abusing Bill, complete with shoulder-tap.



** This is how Worf introduces himself to a Klingon JerkAss causing trouble in Quark's bar in "The Way of the Warrior":

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** This is how Worf introduces himself to a Klingon JerkAss {{Jerkass}} causing trouble in Quark's bar in "The Way of the Warrior":



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* In ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', this is how Negi introduced himself to Tosaka, upon discovering him [[BadassTeacher hurting his students.]]

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* In ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', this is how Negi introduced himself to Tosaka, upon discovering him [[BadassTeacher hurting his students.]]students]].



* ''ComicBook/SinCity'': Marv to Manute, "Hey, you're the one who hurt my pal!". Cue: CurbStompBattle.

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* ''ComicBook/SinCity'': Marv to Manute, "Hey, you're the one who hurt my pal!". Cue: Cue CurbStompBattle.



'''Kaylee:''' ''[comes up behind him]'' The mechanic. ''[clobbers him with a pipe wrench]''

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'''Kaylee:''' ''[comes [''comes up behind him]'' him''] The mechanic. ''[clobbers [''clobbers him with a pipe wrench]''wrench'']



-->'''Joker:''' ''[after Rachel [[GroinAttack kicks]] him]'' [[YouGotSpunk A little fight in you. I like that]].\\
'''Batman:''' ''[just off-screen]'' Then you're gonna love me. ''[PUNCH]''

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-->'''Joker:''' ''[after [''after Rachel [[GroinAttack kicks]] him]'' him''] [[YouGotSpunk A little fight in you. I like that]].\\
'''Batman:''' ''[just off-screen]'' [''just off-screen''] Then you're gonna love me. ''[PUNCH]''[''PUNCH'']



-->'''Batman:''' Excuse me. ''[Joker's eyes glance towards Batman]'' [[IronicEcho Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight?]]

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-->'''Batman:''' Excuse me. ''[Joker's [''Joker's eyes glance towards Batman]'' Batman''] [[IronicEcho Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight?]]



-->'''Indy:''' Tickets, please. ''[beats up the SS officer and throws him out of the zeppelin, to the astonished looks of the other passengers]'' No ticket!

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-->'''Indy:''' Tickets, please. ''[beats [''beats up the SS officer and throws him out of the zeppelin, to the astonished looks of the other passengers]'' passengers''] No ticket!



* In ''Film/VForVendetta'' Evey does this to a policeman who's pointing a gun at V. Except that she doesn't punch, she uses pepper spray. And then gets knocked out by the policeman's flailing.

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* In ''Film/VForVendetta'' Evey does this to a policeman who's pointing a gun at V. Except that she doesn't punch, she uses pepper spray. And spray...and then gets knocked out by the policeman's flailing.


* Also done in 1989's ''Film/{{Batman}}'':

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* Also done in 1989's ''Film/{{Batman}}'':''Film/Batman1989'':


* Otter gets revenge on the Omega who was in charge of beating him up earlier, then immediately lampshades the trope.

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* In ''Film/AnimalHouse'', Otter gets revenge on the Omega who was in charge of beating him up earlier, then immediately lampshades the trope.

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* Otter gets revenge on the Omega who was in charge of beating him up earlier, then immediately lampshades the trope.
-->'''Otter:''' Hey Greg, look at my thumb! ''[He holds up his hand in a thumbs-up gesture, and Greg looks. Otter knocks him out.]'' Geez, you're dumb!


* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', episode "[[CharacterTitle Bizarro]]", like the Justice League example below, Clark tapped Bizarro on the shoulder before {{Megaton Punch}}ing him in the face.
* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'':
** Eliot does this on a plane to subdue a security employee who is tailing an accountant that has a hit on her.
** In the episode before that, he uses a similar tactic on a meth-head gangster:
--->'''Elliot:''' What smells like crank and screams like a little girl?\\
''[Elliot kicks the gangster's knee out of joint; gangster ScreamsLikeALittleGirl]''
** He also tries to do this to a guy spying on the team, but the guy [[WakeUpCallBoss turns out to be a better fighter]] and [[TalkToTheFist responds with his own punch]], starting a beatdown on ''Elliot''.

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* Not quite a haymaker, but in ''Series/TwentyFour'' Jack Bauer gets a guard's attention from below with a "Hey" before capping him in the face.
* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', the ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' episode "[[CharacterTitle Bizarro]]", like "[[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E4FaceMyEnemy Face My Enemy]]", Coulson does this to a member of security guarding a room he needs to infiltrate.
* Hatter from ''Series/{{Alice|2009}}'' is very fond of this. His particular "hey you" is a jaunty whistle before he introduces
the Justice League example below, Clark tapped Bizarro unlucky subject of his ire to the sledgehammer that is his right hand.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':
** Humourous Subversion in the season 5 episode "Family" when Tara thinks she's part demon. [[TokenEvilTeammate Spike]] walks up behind her and taps her on the shoulder; when she turns around he [[WillfullyWeak lightly punches her in the nose]], and his [[RestrainingBolt chip activates]], revealing that Tara's pure human.
** He plays this trope straight a few episodes before: having failed to find Buffy, Harmony and her minions are returning to their lair. One of the minions says that he's going to hang out for a while and look for some action -- cue an off-screen Spike tapping him
on the shoulder before {{Megaton Punch}}ing punching him in the face.
* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'':
** Eliot does this on a plane
face.
--->'''Spike:''' Happy
to subdue oblige.
* ''Series/TheCoroner'': In "Capsized", Judith taps
a security employee thug who is tailing an accountant that has a hit on her.
** In the episode before that, he uses a similar tactic on a meth-head gangster:
--->'''Elliot:''' What smells like crank and screams like a little girl?\\
''[Elliot kicks the gangster's knee out of joint; gangster ScreamsLikeALittleGirl]''
** He also tries to do this to a guy spying
just beaten up Davey on the team, but the guy [[WakeUpCallBoss shoulder, and then delivers a GroinAttack as he turns out to be a better fighter]] and [[TalkToTheFist responds with his own punch]], starting a beatdown on ''Elliot''.around.



** TheBrigadier does it in the episode "The Five Doctors", as the Master is holding the Doctors at gunpoint (well, technically TCE-point) but ignoring the humans. The Brig taps him on the shoulder and socks him in the jaw as he turns around, saying "Nice to see you again!" as he does so.
** Colonel Mace pulls this with a gun in "The Poison Sky", shouting out to his opponent before shooting him dead:

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** TheBrigadier does it in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors "The Five Doctors", Doctors"]], as the Master is holding the Doctors at gunpoint (well, technically TCE-point) but ignoring the humans. The Brig taps him on the shoulder and socks him in the jaw as he turns around, saying "Nice to see you again!" as he does so.
** Colonel Mace pulls this with a gun in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E5ThePoisonSky "The Poison Sky", Sky"]], shouting out to his opponent before shooting him dead:



** This gem from "The Big Bang":

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** This gem from [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E13TheBigBang "The Big Bang":Bang"]]:



** In "Thin Ice", this is the Twelfth Doctor's response to Lord Sutcliffe racially abusing Bill, complete with shoulder-tap.
* In ''Series/{{Flash Gordon|2007}}'', the title character taps a {{Mook}} on the shoulder and knocks him out when he turns his head.
* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Dr. Cox]] does this to [[{{Jerkass}} Dr. Kelso]]. It was a long time coming, and Dr. Kelso was being more of a jerk than usual, even singling out one of the residents to bully.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':
** Humourous Subversion in the season 5 episode "Family" when Tara thinks she's part demon. [[TokenEvilTeammate Spike]] walks up behind her and taps her on the shoulder; when she turns around he [[WillfullyWeak lightly punches her in the nose]], and his [[RestrainingBolt chip activates]], revealing that Tara's pure human.
** He plays this trope straight a few episodes before: having failed to find Buffy, Harmony and her minions are returning to their lair. One of the minions says that he's going to hang out for a while and look for some action -- cue an off-screen Spike tapping him on the shoulder before punching him in the face.
--->'''Spike:''' Happy to oblige.

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** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS36E3ThinIce "Thin Ice", Ice"]], this is the Twelfth Doctor's response to Lord Sutcliffe racially abusing Bill, complete with shoulder-tap.
* In ''Series/{{Flash Gordon|2007}}'', the title character taps a {{Mook}} on the shoulder and knocks him out when he turns his head.
* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Dr. Cox]] does this to [[{{Jerkass}} Dr. Kelso]]. It was a long time coming, and Dr. Kelso was being more of a jerk than usual, even singling out one of the residents to bully.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':
** Humourous Subversion in the season 5 episode "Family" when Tara thinks she's part demon. [[TokenEvilTeammate Spike]] walks up behind her and taps her on the shoulder; when she turns around he [[WillfullyWeak lightly punches her in the nose]], and his [[RestrainingBolt chip activates]], revealing that Tara's pure human.
** He plays this trope straight a few episodes before: having failed to find Buffy, Harmony and her minions are returning to their lair. One of the minions says that he's going to hang out for a while and look for some action -- cue an off-screen Spike tapping him on the shoulder before punching him in the face.
--->'''Spike:''' Happy to oblige.
shoulder-tap.



* Not quite a haymaker, but in ''Series/TwentyFour'' Jack Bauer gets a guard's attention from below with a "Hey" before capping him in the face.
* In ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', this is known as the "Bundy Special".
* Hatter from ''Series/{{Alice|2009}}'' is very fond of this. His particular "hey you" is a jaunty whistle before he introduces the unlucky subject of his ire to the sledgehammer that is his right hand.
* Similar to the ''Series/TwentyFour'' example above, ''Series/{{Justified}}'s'' Boyd Crowder whistles to attract the attention of a guard so he can shoot him in the forehead.

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* Not quite a haymaker, but in ''Series/TwentyFour'' Jack Bauer gets a guard's attention from below with a "Hey" before capping him in the face.
* In ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', this is known as ''Series/{{Flash Gordon|2007}}'', the "Bundy Special".
* Hatter from ''Series/{{Alice|2009}}'' is very fond of this. His particular "hey you" is
title character taps a jaunty whistle before he introduces {{Mook}} on the unlucky subject of shoulder and knocks him out when he turns his ire to the sledgehammer that is his right hand.
* Similar to the ''Series/TwentyFour'' example above, ''Series/{{Justified}}'s'' Boyd Crowder whistles to attract the attention of a guard so he can shoot him in the forehead.
head.



** He also lays on on Ted in "The Fight" (to give him a convincing black eye that would make it look like they had actually been in the fight)
* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'':
** This is how Worf introduces himself to a Klingon JerkAss causing trouble in Quark's bar in "The Way of the Warrior":
-->'''Worf:''' You are Drex, son of Martok!\\
'''Drex:''' ''[turns around]'' That's right!\\
'''Worf:''' [[IAmXSonOfY I am Worf, son of Mogh.]] ''[PUNCH!]''
** In the episode "In the Pale Moonlight", Sisko doesn't even bother to say anything before belting Garak across the face.
* ''Series/TheNewAvengers'': Gambit does this to O'Hara in "The Gladiators" when he finds O'Hara scoping out the bad guys' escape route. He taps him on the shoulder and then slugs him on the jaw as he turns round.

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** He also lays on one on Ted in "The Fight" (to give him a convincing black eye that would make it look like they had actually been in the fight)
* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'':
** This is how Worf introduces himself to a Klingon JerkAss causing trouble in Quark's bar in "The Way of the Warrior":
-->'''Worf:''' You are Drex, son of Martok!\\
'''Drex:''' ''[turns around]'' That's right!\\
'''Worf:''' [[IAmXSonOfY I am Worf, son of Mogh.]] ''[PUNCH!]''
** In the episode "In the Pale Moonlight", Sisko doesn't even bother to say anything before belting Garak across the face.
* ''Series/TheNewAvengers'': Gambit does this to O'Hara in "The Gladiators" when he finds O'Hara scoping out the bad guys' escape route. He taps him on the shoulder and then slugs him on the jaw as he turns round.
fight)



* In the ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' episode "[[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E4FaceMyEnemy Face My Enemy]]", Coulson does this to a member of security guarding a room he needs to infiltrate.
* ''Series/TheCoroner'': In "Capsized", Judith taps a thug who has just beaten up Davey on the shoulder, and then delivers a GroinAttack as he turns around.

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* Similar to the ''Series/TwentyFour'' example above, ''Series/{{Justified}}'s'' Boyd Crowder whistles to attract the attention of a guard so he can shoot him in the forehead.
* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'':
** Eliot does this on a plane to subdue a security employee who is tailing an accountant that has a hit on her.
**
In the ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' episode "[[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E4FaceMyEnemy Face My Enemy]]", Coulson before that, he uses a similar tactic on a meth-head gangster:
--->'''Elliot:''' What smells like crank and screams like a little girl?\\
''[Elliot kicks the gangster's knee out of joint; gangster ScreamsLikeALittleGirl]''
** He also tries to do this to a guy spying on the team, but the guy [[WakeUpCallBoss turns out to be a better fighter]] and [[TalkToTheFist responds with his own punch]], starting a beatdown on ''Elliot''.
* In ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', this is known as the "Bundy Special".
* ''Series/TheNewAvengers'': Gambit
does this to a member of security guarding a room O'Hara in "The Gladiators" when he needs to infiltrate.
* ''Series/TheCoroner'': In "Capsized", Judith
finds O'Hara scoping out the bad guys' escape route. He taps a thug who has just beaten up Davey him on the shoulder, shoulder and then delivers a GroinAttack slugs him on the jaw as he turns around.round.
* In ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Dr. Cox]] does this to [[{{Jerkass}} Dr. Kelso]]. It was a long time coming, and Dr. Kelso was being more of a jerk than usual, even singling out one of the residents to bully.
* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', episode "[[CharacterTitle Bizarro]]", like the Justice League example below, Clark tapped Bizarro on the shoulder before {{Megaton Punch}}ing him in the face.
* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'':
** This is how Worf introduces himself to a Klingon JerkAss causing trouble in Quark's bar in "The Way of the Warrior":
--->'''Worf:''' You are Drex, son of Martok!\\
'''Drex:''' ''[turns around]'' That's right!\\
'''Worf:''' [[IAmXSonOfY I am Worf, son of Mogh.]] ''[PUNCH!]''
** In the episode "In the Pale Moonlight", Sisko doesn't even bother to say anything before belting Garak across the face.

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* A hilarious one happens in ''VideoGame/DetroitBecomeHuman''. When he sees that FBIAgent Perkins has come to take over the case, Hank doesn't waste anytime attacking him, calling his name and slugging him. Given that [[{{Jerkass}} what type of person Perkins is]], it is totally refreshing to watch him slug Perkins. Also, it serves a story purpose. [[spoiler:This allows Connor some time to go down to the evidence room and figure out where Jericho is.]]


* In the GrandFinale of ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'', Superman does this to Darkseid, literally tapping him on the shoulder to get him to turn around before clobbering him.

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* In the GrandFinale of ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'', ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'', Superman does this to Darkseid, literally tapping him on the shoulder to get him to turn around before clobbering him.

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* A BoomHeadshot version of this happens in ''Film/KingOfNewYork''.


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* Faye from ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' invokes this trope successfully and captures the Teddybear Bomber as a result. Jet used this trope on a pair of thugs in the pilot episode, only instead of his fist, he smashed a beer bottle into the first thug's face, then [[EyeScream threatened to jab the now jagged end into the second thug's eye]].

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* Faye from ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' invokes this trope successfully and captures the Teddybear Bomber as a result. ''Anime/CowboyBebop''
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Jet used uses this trope on a pair of thugs in the pilot episode, only instead of his fist, he smashed smashes a beer bottle into the first thug's face, then [[EyeScream threatened threatens to jab the now jagged end into the second thug's eye]].eye]].
** Faye invokes this trope successfully and captures the Teddybear Bomber as a result.



'''Kaylee:''' ''(comes up behind him)'' The mechanic. ''(clobbers him with a pipe wrench)''

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'''Kaylee:''' ''(comes ''[comes up behind him)'' him]'' The mechanic. ''(clobbers ''[clobbers him with a pipe wrench)''wrench]''



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* The ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' fan animation ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwDJ7KpKFX8 Meet The Amazing Engineer]]'' by Piemations has a moment where [[http://youtu.be/nwDJ7KpKFX8?t=4m3s BLU Soldier greets RED Heavy]] before [[ShovelStrike bludgeoning him with a shovel]].
-->'''BLU Soldier:''' Hello again! ''[TWHACK]''
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* ''Disney/AladdinAndTheKingOfThieves''

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* ''Disney/AladdinAndTheKingOfThieves''''Disney/AladdinAndTheKingOfThieves'':



** Al does it in the same movie to Saluk.

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** Al Aladdin does it in the same movie to Saluk.



* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'' gives us this short but dramatic exchange.
-->'''Galvatron:''' ''(trying to bait Hot Rod into the open)'' Come out, Autobot! We all must die sometime.
-->'''Hot Rod:''' ''(appearing from behind)'' Not today, Galvatron! ''(sucker punches Galvatron when he turns around, then drives off)''

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* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'' ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformersTheMovie'' gives us this short but dramatic exchange.
-->'''Galvatron:''' ''(trying ''[trying to bait Hot Rod into the open)'' open]'' Come out, Autobot! We all must die sometime.
-->'''Hot
sometime.\\
'''Hot
Rod:''' ''(appearing ''[appearing from behind)'' behind]'' Not today, Galvatron! ''(sucker punches ''[sucker-punches Galvatron when he turns around, then drives off)''off]''



-->'''Joker:''' (''after Rachel [[GroinAttack kicks]] him'') [[YouGotSpunk A little fight in you. I like that]].\\
'''Batman:''' (''just off-screen'') Then you're gonna love me. (''PUNCH'')

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-->'''Joker:''' (''after ''[after Rachel [[GroinAttack kicks]] him'') him]'' [[YouGotSpunk A little fight in you. I like that]].\\
'''Batman:''' (''just off-screen'') ''[just off-screen]'' Then you're gonna love me. (''PUNCH'')''[PUNCH]''



-->'''Batman:''' Excuse me. (''Joker's eyes glance towards Batman'') [[IronicEcho Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight?]]

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-->'''Batman:''' Excuse me. (''Joker's ''[Joker's eyes glance towards Batman'') Batman]'' [[IronicEcho Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight?]]



-->'''Indy:''' Tickets, please. (''beats up the SS officer and throws him out of the zeppelin, to the astonished looks of the other passengers'') No ticket!
* ''Film/JamesBond''

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-->'''Indy:''' Tickets, please. (''beats ''[beats up the SS officer and throws him out of the zeppelin, to the astonished looks of the other passengers'') passengers]'' No ticket!
* ''Film/JamesBond''''Film/JamesBond'':



** Another funny example in ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies'', where Bond sneaks up behind a {{Mook}}, lights up a cigarette for him, then punches him out, saying, "[[BondOneLiner Filthy habit]]." Possibly a ShoutOut to the fact that Pierce Brosnan was (at the time) the first Bond actor not to smoke on screen ([[FunnyAneurysmMoment unless you count]] ''Film/DieAnotherDay'').
** And again in the same movie, except without a lighter; he merely pantomimes lighting the cigarette.

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** ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies'':
***
Another funny example in ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies'', example, where Bond sneaks up behind a {{Mook}}, lights up a cigarette for him, then punches him out, saying, "[[BondOneLiner Filthy habit]]." Possibly a ShoutOut to the fact that Pierce Brosnan was (at the time) the first Bond actor not to smoke on screen ([[FunnyAneurysmMoment unless you count]] ''Film/DieAnotherDay'').
** *** And again in the same movie, except without a lighter; he merely pantomimes lighting the cigarette.



-->'''Jessica:''' Mr. Valiant? (''Eddie turns around; Jessica slaps him across the face'') I hope you're proud of yourself, and those pictures you took!

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-->'''Jessica:''' Mr. Valiant? (''Eddie ''[Eddie turns around; Jessica slaps him across the face'') face]'' I hope you're proud of yourself, and those pictures you took!



* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''

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* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''''Literature/{{Discworld}}'':



* In the Literature/{{Drenai}} saga, Waylander does this when the Dark Brotherhood knight who's been torturing him with mind control gets distracted and briefly looks the other way. Or rather, Waylander being a confirmed CombatPragmatist, it's more a case of 'Hey You [[EyeScream Knife-through-the-eye-socket]]'.

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* In the Literature/{{Drenai}} ''Literature/{{Drenai}}'' saga, Waylander does this when the Dark Brotherhood knight who's been torturing him with mind control gets distracted and briefly looks the other way. Or rather, Waylander being a confirmed CombatPragmatist, it's more a case of 'Hey You [[EyeScream Knife-through-the-eye-socket]]'.



* ''Series/{{Leverage}}''

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* ''Series/{{Leverage}}''''Series/{{Leverage}}'':



-->'''Elliot:''' What smells like crank and screams like a little girl?\\
(''Elliot kicks the gangster's knee out of joint; gangster ScreamsLikeALittleGirl'')

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-->'''Elliot:''' --->'''Elliot:''' What smells like crank and screams like a little girl?\\
(''Elliot ''[Elliot kicks the gangster's knee out of joint; gangster ScreamsLikeALittleGirl'')ScreamsLikeALittleGirl]''



* ''Series/DoctorWho''
** TheBrigadier does it in the episode "The Five Doctors", as the Master is holding the Doctors at gunpoint (well, technically TCE-point) but ignoring the humans. The Brig taps him on the shoulder and socks him in the jaw as he turns around, saying "Nice to see you again" as he does so.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho''
''Series/DoctorWho'':
** TheBrigadier does it in the episode "The Five Doctors", as the Master is holding the Doctors at gunpoint (well, technically TCE-point) but ignoring the humans. The Brig taps him on the shoulder and socks him in the jaw as he turns around, saying "Nice to see you again" again!" as he does so.



'''[[spoiler:Auton!]]Rory:''' ''(turns the Doctor around and punches him)'' SHE IS TO ME!

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'''[[spoiler:Auton!]]Rory:''' ''(turns '''[[spoiler:Auton-]]Rory:''' ''[turns the Doctor around and punches him)'' him]'' SHE IS TO ME!



* Humourous Subversion in the ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' season 5 episode "Family" when Tara thinks she's part demon. [[TokenEvilTeammate Spike]] walks up behind her and taps her on the shoulder; when she turns around he [[WillfullyWeak lightly punches her in the nose]], and his [[RestrainingBolt chip activates]], revealing that Tara's pure human.
** He plays this trope straight a few episodes before: having failed to find Buffy, Harmony and her minions are returning to their lair. One of the minions says that he's going to hang out for a while and look for some action - cue an off-screen Spike tapping him on the shoulder before punching him in the face.
-->''"Happy to oblige."''
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}''

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':
**
Humourous Subversion in the ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' season 5 episode "Family" when Tara thinks she's part demon. [[TokenEvilTeammate Spike]] walks up behind her and taps her on the shoulder; when she turns around he [[WillfullyWeak lightly punches her in the nose]], and his [[RestrainingBolt chip activates]], revealing that Tara's pure human.
** He plays this trope straight a few episodes before: having failed to find Buffy, Harmony and her minions are returning to their lair. One of the minions says that he's going to hang out for a while and look for some action - -- cue an off-screen Spike tapping him on the shoulder before punching him in the face.
-->''"Happy --->'''Spike:''' Happy to oblige."''
oblige.
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}''''Series/{{Firefly}}'':



-->'''Mal:''' (''in response to an insult against the Browncoats'') You want to say that to my face?\\
'''Drunk:''' (''turning to face him'') I said you're a coward and a piss-pot. Now what're you going to do about it?\\

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-->'''Mal:''' (''in --->'''Mal:''' ''[in response to an insult against the Browncoats'') Browncoats]'' You want to say that to my face?\\
'''Drunk:''' (''turning ''[turning to face him'') him]'' I said you're a coward and a piss-pot. Now what're you going to do about it?\\



(''Zoe hits the guy from behind'')\\

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(''Zoe ''[Zoe hits the guy from behind'')\\behind]''\\



* ''Series/HowIMetYourMother''

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* ''Series/HowIMetYourMother''''Series/HowIMetYourMother'':



--> '''Worf:''' You are Drex, son of Martok!\\
'''Drex:''' ''(turns around)'' That's right!\\
'''Worf:''' [[IAmXSonOfY I am Worf, son of Mogh.]] ''(PUNCH!)''

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--> '''Worf:''' -->'''Worf:''' You are Drex, son of Martok!\\
'''Drex:''' ''(turns around)'' ''[turns around]'' That's right!\\
'''Worf:''' [[IAmXSonOfY I am Worf, son of Mogh.]] ''(PUNCH!)''''[PUNCH!]''



* In the ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' episode [[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E4FaceMyEnemy "Face My Enemy"]], Coulson does this to a member of secruity guarding a room he needs to infiltrate.

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* In the ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' episode [[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E4FaceMyEnemy "Face "[[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E4FaceMyEnemy Face My Enemy"]], Enemy]]", Coulson does this to a member of secruity security guarding a room he needs to infiltrate.



(''delivery man leaves; Otunga turns around, and someone knocks on the door again, this time harder'')\\
'''Otunga:''' (''turning again to open the door'') This guy...!\\
'''Wrestling/JohnCena:''' Heeeey! (''cue beatdown'')

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(''delivery ''[delivery man leaves; Otunga turns around, and someone knocks on the door again, this time harder'')\\
harder]''\\
'''Otunga:''' (''turning ''[turning again to open the door'') door]'' This guy...!\\
'''Wrestling/JohnCena:''' Heeeey! (''cue beatdown'')''[cue beatdown]''



* John in ''Webcomic/{{Demonology 101}}'' [[http://faith.rydia.net/episode1/page43.html always wanted to do one]].

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* John in ''Webcomic/{{Demonology 101}}'' ''Webcomic/Demonology101'' [[http://faith.rydia.net/episode1/page43.html always wanted to do one]].



'''Orc:''' HISSSSSSS (''spins around'')\\
'''Big-Ears:''' Thank you. (''axes it in the face'')

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'''Orc:''' HISSSSSSS (''spins around'')\\
''[spins around]''\\
'''Big-Ears:''' Thank you. (''axes ''[axes it in the face'')face]''



''*POW!*''

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''*POW!*''''[POW!]''



'''Jim T. Black, Beater of Beasts, Manhandler of Monsters:''' (''turns toward voice'') [[FlatWhat Oh what now.]]\\
'''Nosirrah:''' (''punches Jim in the face hard enough to make him spit blood'') Now me.

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'''Jim T. Black, Beater of Beasts, Manhandler of Monsters:''' (''turns ''[turns toward voice'') voice]'' [[FlatWhat Oh what now.]]\\
'''Nosirrah:''' (''punches ''[punches Jim in the face hard enough to make him spit blood'') blood]'' Now me.



* {{WebVideo/Idiotsitter}}: Billie gets two of these in "Fight Day". First, she wakes up and Gene's standing over her. She says, "Happy Ocho de Octo" before whacking her with a therapy bat and then punching her in the face. Then while Billie's brushing her teeth, Tansy says "Morning" and whacks her in the back. Its averted the [[RuleOfThree third time]] as Mr. Russel just whacks her in the face (sending her falling hard to the floor) and runs away, shouting "Happy Ocho de Octo!"
* The ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' fani animation ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwDJ7KpKFX8 Meet The Amazing Engineer]]'' by Piemations has a moment where [[http://youtu.be/nwDJ7KpKFX8?t=4m3s BLU Soldier greets RED Heavy]] before [[ShovelStrike bludgeoning him with a shovel]].
-->"Hello again!" ''*TWHACK*''

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* {{WebVideo/Idiotsitter}}: ''WebVideo/{{Idiotsitter}}'': Billie gets two of these in "Fight Day". First, she wakes up and Gene's standing over her. She says, "Happy Ocho de Octo" before whacking her with a therapy bat and then punching her in the face. Then while Billie's brushing her teeth, Tansy says "Morning" and whacks her in the back. Its averted the [[RuleOfThree third time]] as Mr. Russel just whacks her in the face (sending her falling hard to the floor) and runs away, shouting "Happy Ocho de Octo!"
* The ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' fani animation ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwDJ7KpKFX8 Meet The Amazing Engineer]]'' by Piemations has a moment where [[http://youtu.be/nwDJ7KpKFX8?t=4m3s BLU Soldier greets RED Heavy]] before [[ShovelStrike bludgeoning him with a shovel]].
-->"Hello again!" ''*TWHACK*''
Octo!"



* In the GrandFinale of ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'', Superman does this to Darkseid, literally tapping him on the shoulder to get him to turn around before clobbering him.
-->'''Superman:''' Excuse me. '''*WHAM!*'''

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* In the GrandFinale of ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'', ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'', Superman does this to Darkseid, literally tapping him on the shoulder to get him to turn around before clobbering him.
-->'''Superman:''' Excuse me. '''*WHAM!*''''''[WHAM!]'''



* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold''

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* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold''''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'':



** Batman also does this to the Creature King in the crossover with WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost.

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** Batman also does this to the Creature King in the crossover with WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost.''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost''.



'''Kim:''' You're right, Drakken. Boys, dating, oh, it's hard. But this is easy. ''(WHAM!)''

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'''Kim:''' You're right, Drakken. Boys, dating, oh, it's hard. But this is easy. ''(WHAM!)''''[WHAM!]''



-->'''Optimus Prime:''' ''Hello again'', Megatron! *POW*

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-->'''Optimus Prime:''' ''Hello again'', Megatron! *POW*''[POW]''





* ''VideoGame/DeusExHumanRevolution'': This is also one of Adam Jensen's non-lethal takedowns.
** It returns in ''VideoGame/DeusExMankindDivided''.

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* ''VideoGame/DeusExHumanRevolution'': This is also In ''VideoGame/DeusExHumanRevolution'', one of Adam Jensen's non-lethal takedowns.
**
takedowns is tapping his victim on the shoulder, then slugging them in the face to knock them out cold. It returns in ''VideoGame/DeusExMankindDivided''.

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