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'''Church''': Ugh! You know what- never mind. ''[Kills himself with grenades]''

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'''Church''': Ugh! You know what- know- never mind. ''[Kills himself with grenades]''


'''Simmons''': None of our guns work. We just have them for show.\\

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'''Simmons''': None of our guns work. We work, we just have them for show.\\


-->'''Church''': Quick, somebody kill me. Quick, somebody, anybody, please, just kill me!\\

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-->'''Church''': Quick, somebody kill me. Quick, somebody, hurry, please, do it, anybody, please, just kill me!\\fucking '''kill me!'''\\



'''Church''': Because I need to get out of here. Come on, please, hurry, just kill me, please, hurry it'll be fun, I'm a dick. Please just fucking kill me!\\
'''Simmons''': But none of our guns work. We just have them for show.\\

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'''Church''': Because I need to get out of here. Come on, please, hurry, quick, just kill me, please, hurry please! Hurry, it'll be fun, fun. I'm a dick. Please just fucking kill me!\\
dick.\\
'''Simmons''': But none None of our guns work. We just have them for show.\\



'''Church''': Ugh! You know never mind. ''[Kills himself with grenades]''

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'''Church''': Ugh! You know what- never mind. ''[Kills himself with grenades]''

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** Ash also invokes this trope frequently in the anime, but instead of encouraging an opponent to strike his Pokémon to trigger its powers during a battle, Ash encourages his Pokémon to strike ''him'' during training, essentially using himself as a human training dummy.

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* A low-key version is seen in ''Webcomic/HowToBeAWerewolf''. Mayala has spent most of her life in fear of harming her loved ones by the least loss of control, so when teaching her how to fight Eli[[note]](born a werewolf and grew up among siblings[=/=]packmates that regarded considerable overlap between good-natured roughhousing and mild mauling as given)[[/note]] and Marin[[note]](volunteered for the change as an adult and promptly given a safe environment to master herself[=/=]let off steam by her mentors)[[/note]] spend a fair bit of effort convincing her that she can let loose with fang and claw without doing them [[GoodThingYouCanHeal appreciable-by-their-standards]] harm.


** This also happens in theater or any performing arts, as performers sometimes need to sell the authenticity of a hit. It takes a lot of psyching up, to the point where sometimes the person taking the hit may be even more prepared than the one doing the hitting, at which point it is considered really bad form to chicken out at the last nanosecond.

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** This also happens in theater or any performing arts, as performers sometimes arts that need an actual hit to sell the authenticity of a hit. It takes a lot of psyching up, (as opposed to the point where sometimes the person taking the using angles or blocking). Much like in martial arts, some exercises also require actors to hit, and get hit may be even more prepared than the one doing the hitting, at which point it is considered by, each other to really bad form to chicken out at understand the last nanosecond.feelings and motivations in the act.

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** This also happens in theater or any performing arts, as performers sometimes need to sell the authenticity of a hit. It takes a lot of psyching up, to the point where sometimes the person taking the hit may be even more prepared than the one doing the hitting, at which point it is considered really bad form to chicken out at the last nanosecond.


* Grim does this to stage Sam's escape in ''VideoGame/SplinterCellConviction''. Sam is reluctant to do it [[spoiler: until she [[BerserkButton brings up his daughter.]]]]

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* Grim does this to stage Sam's escape in ''VideoGame/SplinterCellConviction''.''VideoGame/SplinterCell: Conviction''. Sam is reluctant to do it [[spoiler: until she [[BerserkButton brings up his daughter.]]]]


* In ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'', Shampoo would only reverse the LaserGuidedAmnesia she gave Akane if male-Ranma would kill girl-Ranma. At the time Shampoo thought girl-Ranma to be a separate person and was honor-bound to kill her. He bargains her down to "half-kill" and he begs for Ryoga (who doesn't want Akane regaining her memory) to half-kill him. After he then goes to insults, they fight and Ranma accidentally knocks Ryoga out, but luckily Soun and Genma are happy to fill in. [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Actually, Soun is so touched that he cries, congratulates Ranma for wanting to help Akane and beats the shit out of him while yelling "THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!"]]

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* In ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'', Shampoo would only reverse the LaserGuidedAmnesia she gave Akane if male-Ranma would kill girl-Ranma. At the time Shampoo thought girl-Ranma to be a separate person and was honor-bound to kill her. He bargains her down to "half-kill" and he begs for Ryoga (who doesn't want Akane regaining her memory) to half-kill him. After he then goes to insults, they fight and Ranma accidentally knocks Ryoga out, but luckily Soun and Genma are happy to fill in. [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Actually, Soun is so touched that he cries, congratulates Ranma for wanting to help Akane and beats the shit out of him while yelling "THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!"]]YOU!"


* ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'', when Liz Sherman needs to get her flame on.

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* ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'', ''Film/{{Hellboy|2004}}'', when Liz Sherman needs to get her flame on.


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* In ''Disney/WreckItRalph'', Felix and Calhoun are sinking in [[LevelAte Nesquik-sand]] and their only hope of escape is to attract vines of Laffy Taffy towards them so they can climb out. Laffy Taffy are apparently attracted to what makes them laugh, and they happen to like slapstick. Felix outright demands that Calhoun hit him repeatedly in the face, assuring her that he can use his [[HealingShiv hammer]] to fix his injuries, so no harm done.
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* A dark example in ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', "Legion". [[spoiler:Chloe is being possessed by Brainiac.]]
-->'''Chloe''': ''(to Clark)'' Go on... '''kill me'''.
* In the ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' episode, "Coming Home", (Season 6, Episode 1) there's a particularly brutal (and literal!) fight to restore Ares' sanity that invokes this. Also a few between Xena and Gabrielle in other episodes...

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* A dark example in ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', "Legion". [[spoiler:Chloe is being possessed by Brainiac.]]
-->'''Chloe''': ''(to Clark)'' Go on... '''kill me'''.
*
''Series/{{Angel}}'':
**
In the ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' episode, "Coming Home", (Season 6, Episode 1) there's a particularly brutal (and literal!) fight episode "Billy" Gunn tells Fred to restore Ares' sanity knock him out so he doesn't hurt her while he's under a magical HatePlague. It takes a couple of tries.
** Subverted in "That Old Gang of Mine". Angel encourages Merle to take a swing at him in revenge for [[PerpSweating dunking his head in water]]. Merle [[GrievousBottleyHarm swings a bottle at his head]], giving [[ManipulativeBastard Angel something to smirk over]] when Merle is zapped by the protection spell enforcing the TruceZone.
** In the finale Cyvus Vail [[EvilGloating mockingly]] offers Illyria a free punch [[spoiler: after having killed Wesley]]. As Illyria's an (albeit severely weakened) EldritchAbomination
that invokes this. Also had taken on a few between Xena human appearance, she hits a bit harder than he anticipated and Gabrielle in other episodes...smashes his head into little pieces.



--> Byron: Was one the same as two? Was two the same as three? No? Then what do you expect to get out of four, five, and six that you didn't get from one, two, and three? Your pain has nothing to do with me. What will ease your pain can never come from me, or any of my people.

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--> Byron: -->'''Byron:''' Was one the same as two? Was two the same as three? No? Then what do you expect to get out of four, five, and six that you didn't get from one, two, and three? Your pain has nothing to do with me. What will ease your pain can never come from me, or any of my people.



* ''Series/{{Angel}}'':
** In the episode "Billy" Gunn tells Fred to knock him out so he doesn't hurt her while he's under a magical HatePlague. It takes a couple of tries.
** Subverted in "That Old Gang of Mine". Angel encourages Merle to take a swing at him in revenge for [[PerpSweating dunking his head in water]]. Merle [[GrievousBottleyHarm swings a bottle at his head]], giving [[ManipulativeBastard Angel something to smirk over]] when Merle is zapped by the protection spell enforcing the TruceZone.
** In the finale Cyvus Vail [[EvilGloating mockingly]] offers Illyria a free punch [[spoiler: after having killed Wesley]]. As Illyria's an (albeit severely weakened) EldritchAbomination that had taken on a human appearance, she hits a bit harder than he anticipated and smashes his head into little pieces.
* Seen on ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' when Carla hires a tutor for her kids.

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* ''Series/{{Angel}}'':
** In
''Series/BurnNotice'': Michael explains to a client that the plan requires Michael to get hit in the face (so he'll be visibly injured). He further explains that he's not expecting the client, a pacifist doctor, to do this and is about to go get Sam for it--but by this point in the episode "Billy" Gunn tells Fred to knock him out so he doesn't hurt her while he's under a magical HatePlague. It takes a couple of tries.
** Subverted in "That Old Gang of Mine". Angel encourages Merle to take a swing at him in revenge for [[PerpSweating dunking his head in water]]. Merle [[GrievousBottleyHarm swings a bottle at his head]], giving [[ManipulativeBastard Angel something to smirk over]] when Merle is zapped by
the protection spell enforcing the TruceZone.
** In the finale Cyvus Vail [[EvilGloating mockingly]] offers Illyria a free punch [[spoiler: after having killed Wesley]]. As Illyria's an (albeit severely weakened) EldritchAbomination
client is so aggravated at Michael that had taken on a human appearance, she hits a bit harder than he anticipated and smashes his head into little pieces.
*
immediately punches him. Hard.
%%*
Seen on ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' when Carla hires a tutor for her kids.kids.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS11E2InvasionOfTheDinosaurs "Invasion of the Dinosaurs"]]: The Doctor is falsely arrested by a traitorous general. When the Doctor realizes that Yates is the general's mole in UNIT, Benton orders the other guards to leave him alone with the Doctor. Not certain who to trust himself, Benton tells the Doctor, "You'd better get busy then. You'd better start overpowering me. Y'know, a little of that [[FantasticFightingStyle Venusian hoojoo]]?"
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E13TheNameOfTheDoctor "The Name of the Doctor"]]:
*** Several characters meet up with each other in a [[DreamWalker shared dream]]. While most of them arrive by drugging themselves, Strax puts himself to sleep by asking a ViolentGlaswegian to knock him out. With a shovel.
*** River then has to slap Madame Vastra to get her out of the aforementioned dream.



* ''Series/ThreesCompany'' when Jack's blind old Navy buddy visits. The buddy punched Jack in the face immediately upon him answering the door, believing Jack was the one who got him drummed out of the Navy. When finding out he wasn't, the guy insisted Jack slug him to make things even between them. Jack couldn't bring himself to punch a blind man, so the guy kept insulting Janet, Chrissy and the Ropers until Jack agreed to punch him.
* Slightly subverted in ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' where Dr. [=McKay=] asks another character to hit him to test his personal shield. The other character immediately obliges, causing [=McKay=] to comment unhappily that he didn't even hesitate.
** Similarly, on ''Series/StargateSG1'' an {{intangib|ility}}le Cameron Mitchell suggests Teal'c take a swing at him to demonstrate that he can't be hurt; Teal'c does so before Cam's even finished the sentence.
--->'''Mitchell''': Hey, did you even think twice about that?
--->'''Teal'c''': (over his shoulder as he walks away) I did not.

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* ''Series/ThreesCompany'' when Jack's blind old Navy buddy visits. The buddy punched Jack in the face immediately upon him answering the door, believing Jack was the one who got him drummed out ''Series/{{Leverage}}'': After arresting members of the Navy. When finding team, a colonel tells Elliot to knock him out so that [[MakeItLookLikeAStruggle he wasn't, can claim they overpowered him and escaped]]. Being a retired badass, it takes three attempts before he goes down.
* ''Series/{{Longmire}}'': In "8 Seconds", Walt walks into
the guy insisted Jack slug him to make things even between them. Jack couldn't bring himself to punch a blind man, so the guy kept insulting Janet, Chrissy Red Pony and the Ropers until Jack agreed to punch him.
* Slightly subverted in ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' where Dr. [=McKay=]
asks another Henry to shock him with a cattle prod. Walt claims to be doing this so he can check if the mark left by the prod matches the marks he found on the victim, but Henry suspects he is doing it to punish himself. After some provocation, Henry obliges.
* ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'': In "Lancelot", Arthur tells the titular
character "I'd like you to hit him kill me" (i.e., I want you to test fight me and prove you're knight material.) Lancelot obliges and engages in a fight with Arthur, but doesn't give it his personal shield. The other character immediately obliges, causing [=McKay=] all, prompting Arthur to comment unhappily that he didn't even hesitate.
** Similarly, on ''Series/StargateSG1'' an {{intangib|ility}}le Cameron Mitchell suggests Teal'c take
say "Come on, Lancelot, you're not beating a swing at him to demonstrate that he can't be hurt; Teal'c does so before Cam's even finished the sentence.
--->'''Mitchell''': Hey, did you even think twice about that?
--->'''Teal'c''': (over his shoulder as he walks away) I did not.
carpet!"



* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
** In the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "A Private Little War", Spock goes into a Vulcan healing trance after being shot. As he begins to come out of it, he asks Nurse Chapel to strike him to help him fully regain consciousness.
** In ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Deep Space Nine]]'' Q goads Sisko on with a version of this phrase, and is surprised (well, as surprised as a SufficientlyAdvancedAlien [[TheTrickster Trickster God]] can be) when Sisko actually takes him up on the offer.
--->'''Q''': You hit me... Picard never hit me.
--->'''Sisko''': I'm not Picard!
--->'''Q''': Indeed not. You're much easier to provoke. How fortunate ''for me''.
** ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'': The EMH asks Tom to hit him. Of course, Tom's fist goes straight through. This was after the EMH successfully slapped Tom. This was done so the EMH could demonstrate a point - that the holographic tech in play can adjust its density from solid (EMH slaps Tom with a solid hand) to intangible (Tom's failed counterattack), with any point in between - needed for a medical plan the EMH had just thought up that Tom couldn't wrap his head around.

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* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
''Series/MurdochMysteries'':
** In At the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "A Private Little War", Spock goes into a Vulcan healing trance after being shot. As end of "Murdoch.com", Inspector Brackenreid attempts to get Crabtree to punch him to make up for his manhandling of Crabtree while he begins to come out of it, he asks Nurse Chapel was [[IntoxicationEnsues unwittingly suffering from cocaine withdrawal]]. Crabtree, understandably reluctant to strike his commanding officer, eventually just lightly taps Brackenreid on the shoulder and says that they can call it even.
** Murdoch goes undercover with anarchists and needs to talk to Inspector Brackenreid. When they are both on the street after a second bombing, Murdoch tells the inspector, "Shove me!" Brackenreid takes the hint and shoves Murdoch against a nearby wall a few times to cover their quick chat, then Brackenreid sends Murdoch on his way with a threat to arrest him.
* On the old show ''Series/MyFavoriteMartian'', Uncle Martin is somehow causing things he dreams about while asleep to appear in real life. Late in the episode, he asks Tim to punch
him to help knock him fully regain consciousness.
** In ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Deep Space Nine]]'' Q goads Sisko
unconscious so he can dream the items away. Tim can't bring himself to do it.
* ''Series/NewGirl'': Jess drives up to Schmidt, who is
on his way to break up Cece and Coach's date. Schmidt asks Jess to hit him with a version of this phrase, her car, as he thinks it's the only way to stop him. Jess is naturally reluctant, but Schmidt is insistent and puts himself in front of the car, so she lightly taps him. Schmidt is surprised (well, as surprised as a SufficientlyAdvancedAlien [[TheTrickster Trickster God]] can be) when Sisko upset that Jess actually takes tried to do it... and then Jess is startled by a police siren and rams him up on the offer.
--->'''Q''': You hit me... Picard never hit me.
--->'''Sisko''': I'm not Picard!
--->'''Q''': Indeed not. You're much easier to provoke. How fortunate ''for me''.
** ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'': The EMH asks Tom to hit him. Of course, Tom's fist goes straight through. This was after the EMH successfully slapped Tom. This was done so the EMH could demonstrate a point - that the holographic tech in play can adjust its density from solid (EMH slaps Tom with a solid hand) to intangible (Tom's failed counterattack), with any point in between - needed
for a medical plan the EMH had just thought up that Tom couldn't wrap his head around.real.



* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
** During an argument in a second-season episode, Dean punches Sam. At the end of the episode, Dean offers this to Sam:
--->'''Dean''': Sam.\\
'''Sam''': Yeah?\\
'''Dean''': Clock me one.\\
'''Sam''': What?\\
'''Dean''': Come on. I won't even hit you back. Let's go.\\
'''Sam''': No.\\
'''Dean''': Let's go. You get a freebie. Hit me. Come on.\\
'''Sam''': You look like you just went 12 rounds with a block of cement, Dean. I'll take a rain check.
** it also happens in the season 4 episode Death Takes a Holiday; when the little boy asks Dean to hit him as hard as he can, in order to teach the boys how to [[spoiler:fight while they're ghosts]].
* ''Series/{{Taxi}}'' - Jim starts dating Tony's sister; Tony breaks it up. Later he tells Jim he understands if he's sore and invites him to "lay one on me" pointing to his face. Jim declines but Tony insists, so finally Jim shrugs and ''kisses'' him.
* ''Series/{{Skins}}'' - Season 3. In the episode "Effy" when the group go camping Effy shouts at Freddy to hit her when high on recently harvested shrooms. [[WouldntHitAGirl He doesn't]]. [[spoiler: instead he does the opposite and kisses her, prompting their first night together.]]



-->'''Sherlock''': Punch me in the face.
-->'''John''': Punch you?
-->'''Sherlock''': Yes, punch me in the face. Didn't you hear me?
-->'''John''': I always hear "punch me in the face" when you're speaking, but it's usually subtext.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'', during the Jon Pertwee arc "The Invasion of the Dinosaurs", the Doctor is falsely arrested by a traitorous general. When the Doctor realizes that Yates is the general's mole in UNIT, Benton orders the other guards to leave him alone with the Doctor. Not certain who to trust himself, Benton tells the Doctor, "You'd better get busy then. You'd better start overpowering me. Y'know, a little of that [[FantasticFightingStyle Venusian hoojoo]]?"
** In the episode "The Name Of The Doctor", several characters meet up with each other in a [[DreamWalker shared dream]]. While most of them arrive by drugging themselves, Strax puts himself to sleep by asking a ViolentGlaswegian to knock him out. With a shovel.
*** Same episode: River has to slap Madam Vastra to get her out of that aforementioned dream.
* ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'': In "Lancelot", Arthur tells the titular character "I'd like you to kill me" (i.e., I want you to fight me and prove you're knight material.) Lancelot obliges and engages in a fight with Arthur, but doesn't give it his all, prompting Arthur to say "Come on, Lancelot, you're not beating a carpet!"
* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'': After arresting members of the team, a colonel tells Elliot to knock him out so that [[MakeItLookLikeAStruggle he can claim they overpowered him and escaped]]. Being a retired badass, it takes three attempts before he goes down.
* ''Series/BurnNotice'': Michael explains to a client that the plan requires Michael to get hit in the face (so he'll be visibly injured). He further explains that he's not expecting the client, a pacifist doctor, to do this and is about to go get Sam for it--but by this point in the episode the client is so aggravated at Michael that he immediately punches him. Hard.
* ''Series/NewGirl'': Jess drives up to Schmidt, who is on his way to break up Cece and Coach's date. Schmidt asks Jess to hit him with her car, as he thinks it's the only way to stop him. Jess is naturally reluctant, but Schmidt is insistent and puts himself in front of the car, so she lightly taps him. Schmidt is upset that Jess actually tried to do it... and then Jess is startled by a police siren and rams him for real.

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-->'''Sherlock''': Punch me in the face.
-->'''John''':
face.\\
'''John''':
Punch you?
-->'''Sherlock''':
you?\\
'''Sherlock''':
Yes, punch me in the face. Didn't you hear me?
-->'''John''':
me?\\
'''John''':
I always hear "punch me in the face" when you're speaking, but it's usually subtext.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'', during the Jon Pertwee arc "The Invasion of the Dinosaurs", the Doctor is falsely arrested by a traitorous general. When the Doctor realizes that Yates is the general's mole in UNIT, Benton orders the other guards to leave him alone with the Doctor. Not certain who to trust himself, Benton tells the Doctor, "You'd better get busy then. You'd better start overpowering me. Y'know, a little of that [[FantasticFightingStyle Venusian hoojoo]]?"
**
''Series/{{Skins}}'' - Season 3. In the episode "The Name Of The Doctor", several characters meet up with each other in a [[DreamWalker shared dream]]. While most of them arrive by drugging themselves, Strax puts himself "Effy" when the group go camping Effy shouts at Freddy to sleep by asking a ViolentGlaswegian to knock him out. With a shovel.
*** Same episode: River has to slap Madam Vastra to get
hit her out of that aforementioned dream.
* ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'': In "Lancelot", Arthur tells
when high on recently harvested shrooms. [[WouldntHitAGirl He doesn't]]. [[spoiler: instead he does the titular opposite and kisses her, prompting their first night together.]]
* A dark example in ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', "Legion". [[spoiler:Chloe is being possessed by Brainiac.]]
-->'''Chloe''': ''(to Clark)'' Go on... '''kill me'''.
* ''Franchise/{{Stargate|Verse}}'':
** Slightly subverted in ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' where Dr. [=McKay=] asks another
character "I'd to hit him to test his personal shield. The other character immediately obliges, causing [=McKay=] to comment unhappily that he didn't even hesitate.
** Similarly, on ''Series/StargateSG1'' an {{intangib|ility}}le Cameron Mitchell suggests Teal'c take a swing at him to demonstrate that he can't be hurt; Teal'c does so before Cam's even finished the sentence.
--->'''Mitchell''': Hey, did you even think twice about that?\\
'''Teal'c''': (over his shoulder as he walks away) I did not.
* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
** In the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "A Private Little War", Spock goes into a Vulcan healing trance after being shot. As he begins to come out of it, he asks Nurse Chapel to strike him to help him fully regain consciousness.
** In ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Deep Space Nine]]'' Q goads Sisko on with a version of this phrase, and is surprised (well, as surprised as a SufficientlyAdvancedAlien [[TheTrickster Trickster God]] can be) when Sisko actually takes him up on the offer.
--->'''Q''': You hit me... Picard never hit me.\\
'''Sisko''': I'm not Picard!\\
'''Q''': Indeed not. You're much easier to provoke. How fortunate ''for me''.
** ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'': The EMH asks Tom to hit him. Of course, Tom's fist goes straight through. This was after the EMH successfully slapped Tom. This was done so the EMH could demonstrate a point - that the holographic tech in play can adjust its density from solid (EMH slaps Tom with a solid hand) to intangible (Tom's failed counterattack), with any point in between - needed for a medical plan the EMH had just thought up that Tom couldn't wrap his head around.
* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
** During an argument in a second-season episode, Dean punches Sam. At the end of the episode, Dean offers this to Sam:
--->'''Dean''': Sam.\\
'''Sam''': Yeah?\\
'''Dean''': Clock me one.\\
'''Sam''': What?\\
'''Dean''': Come on. I won't even hit you back. Let's go.\\
'''Sam''': No.\\
'''Dean''': Let's go. You get a freebie. Hit me. Come on.\\
'''Sam''': You look
like you just went 12 rounds with a block of cement, Dean. I'll take a rain check.
** it also happens in the season 4 episode Death Takes a Holiday; when the little boy asks Dean
to kill hit him as hard as he can, in order to teach the boys how to [[spoiler:fight while they're ghosts]].
* ''Series/{{Taxi}}'' - Jim starts dating Tony's sister; Tony breaks it up. Later he tells Jim he understands if he's sore and invites him to "lay one on
me" (i.e., I want you pointing to fight me his face. Jim declines but Tony insists, so finally Jim shrugs and prove you're knight material.) Lancelot obliges and engages in a fight with Arthur, but doesn't give it his all, prompting Arthur to say "Come on, Lancelot, you're not beating a carpet!"
''kisses'' him.
* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'': After arresting members of the team, a colonel tells Elliot to knock him out so that [[MakeItLookLikeAStruggle he can claim they overpowered him and escaped]]. Being a retired badass, it takes three attempts before he goes down.
* ''Series/BurnNotice'': Michael explains to a client that the plan requires Michael to get hit
''Series/ThreesCompany'' when Jack's blind old Navy buddy visits. The buddy punched Jack in the face (so he'll be visibly injured). He further explains that he's not expecting the client, a pacifist doctor, to do this and is about to go get Sam for it--but by this point in the episode the client is so aggravated at Michael that he immediately punches him. Hard.
* ''Series/NewGirl'': Jess drives up to Schmidt,
upon him answering the door, believing Jack was the one who is on his way to break up Cece and Coach's date. Schmidt asks Jess to hit got him with her car, as he thinks it's drummed out of the only way Navy. When finding out he wasn't, the guy insisted Jack slug him to stop him. Jess is naturally reluctant, but Schmidt is insistent and puts make things even between them. Jack couldn't bring himself in front of to punch a blind man, so the car, so she lightly taps him. Schmidt is upset that Jess actually tried to do it... guy kept insulting Janet, Chrissy and then Jess is startled by a police siren and rams him for real.the Ropers until Jack agreed to punch him.



-->'''Brad:''' I want you to punch me hard in the eye.
-->''(Ryan punches Brad [[GroinAttack somewhere else]])''
* On the old show ''Series/MyFavoriteMartian'', Uncle Martin is somehow causing things he dreams about while asleep to appear in real life. Late in the episode, he asks Tim to punch him to knock him unconscious so he can dream the items away. Tim can't bring himself to do it.
* ''Series/{{Longmire}}'': In "8 Seconds", Walt walks into the Red Pony and asks Henry to shock him with a cattle prod. Walt claims to be doing this so he can check if the mark left by the prod matches the marks he found on the victim, but Henry suspects he is doing it to punish himself. After some provocation, Henry obliges.
* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'':
** At the end of "Murdoch.com", Inspector Brackenreid attempts to get Crabtree to punch him to make up for his manhandling of Crabtree while he was [[IntoxicationEnsues unwittingly suffering from cocaine withdrawal]]. Crabtree, understandably reluctant to strike his commanding officer, eventually just lightly taps Brackenreid on the shoulder and says that they can call it even.
** Murdoch goes undercover with anarchists and needs to talk to Inspector Brackenreid. When they are both on the street after a second bombing, Murdoch tells the inspector, "Shove me!" Brackenreid takes the hint and shoves Murdoch against a nearby wall a few times to cover their quick chat, then Brackenreid sends Murdoch on his way with a threat to arrest him.

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-->'''Brad:''' I want you to punch me hard in the eye.
-->''(Ryan
eye.\\
''(Ryan
punches Brad [[GroinAttack somewhere else]])''
* On In the old show ''Series/MyFavoriteMartian'', Uncle Martin is somehow causing things he dreams about while asleep to appear in real life. Late in the ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' episode, he asks Tim "Coming Home", (Season 6, Episode 1) there's a particularly brutal (and literal!) fight to punch him to knock him unconscious so he can dream the items away. Tim can't bring himself to do it.
* ''Series/{{Longmire}}'': In "8 Seconds", Walt walks into the Red Pony and asks Henry to shock him with a cattle prod. Walt claims to be doing this so he can check if the mark left by the prod matches the marks he found on the victim, but Henry suspects he is doing it to punish himself. After some provocation, Henry obliges.
* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'':
** At the end of "Murdoch.com", Inspector Brackenreid attempts to get Crabtree to punch him to make up for his manhandling of Crabtree while he was [[IntoxicationEnsues unwittingly suffering from cocaine withdrawal]]. Crabtree, understandably reluctant to strike his commanding officer, eventually just lightly taps Brackenreid on the shoulder and says
restore Ares' sanity that they can call it even.
** Murdoch goes undercover with anarchists and needs to talk to Inspector Brackenreid. When they are both on the street after a second bombing, Murdoch tells the inspector, "Shove me!" Brackenreid takes the hint and shoves Murdoch against a nearby wall
invokes this. Also a few times to cover their quick chat, then Brackenreid sends Murdoch on his way with a threat to arrest him.between Xena and Gabrielle in other episodes...



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* In ''Roleplay/WhatHappenedInOregon'', [[BadassNormal Remington]] realizes [[ActionSurvivor Nathan]] isn't actually an Epic when he mouths off a bit too much [[IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten without consequence]]. He does this to keep the real Epics from finding out as well, [[spoiler: though Lightwards finds out soon enough anyway.]]
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' parody of ''Film/RagingBull'', "Raging Bird", Bobby and Pesto spoof the scene originally enacted by their [[Creator/RobertDeNiro human]] [[Creator/JoePesci inspirations.]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/AroundTheWorldWithWillyFog'', when [[InspectorJavert Inspector Dix]] finds out that he imprisoned Fog under a false accusation and caused him to lose his bet, he is overcome by guilt and asks his put-upon sidekick Bully to punch him. Bully hits him twice--once for Mr. Fog, and once for himself.
* ComicBook/AmbushBug does this to Batman in the incredibly meta final episode of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', because he knows that the show is losing viewers and that some random violence will attract them back. Batman is confused by this but ultimately obliges.
* ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead'':
** Coach Buzzcut proclaims the duo are weak.
--->'''Buzzcut''': You wanna see a '''MAN''', boy?\\
''* stands with his legs spread out* ''\\
'''Buzzcut''': '''Kick me in the Jimmy!'''
** Another episode had Butt-Head ask Beavis to hit him so he could see that hot chick in the nurse's office again. He agreed to hit Beavis too so he could also see her. It didn't go over as well as planned.
** One Music/{{Radiohead}} video had Beavis wanting Butt-Head to hit him to remember someone's name. Once he does, he is able to remember. However, once Butt-Head says he should hit him more often, Beavis forgets what had happened and kicks Butt-Head in retaliation.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/BobbysWorld'' episode "Karate Bobby", near the end of the episode Bobby repeatedly asks his friend Jackie to hit him, when she finally does hit him, [[TapOnTheHead it's hard enough that he's nearly knocked unconscious]].
* In the ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo'' episode "Valentine's Day", Patsy's father is trying to find out which Bean Scout Patsy likes by having her beat them all up, since she won't beat up the one she likes. That way, he can do something infinitely worse to him. As fate would have it, Patsy can't bring herself to beat up Lazlo, who ''begs'' her to beat him up out of fear of her father.
* The ''Film/RagingBull'' example is reenacted in a ''WesternAnimation/CelebrityDeathmatch'' between Creator/RobertDeNiro and Creator/AlPacino, only this time, Pacino ends up wearing his fist down to the wrist.
* When ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' talks about a fight he was in, his father tells him that violence is not the answer. Mr. Dink points out that a boy has to protect himself and asks Doug to hit him. Doug reluctantly does so, and with the punch knocks the wind out of him.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo'' episode "Valentine's Day", Patsy's father is trying to find out which Bean Scout Patsy likes by having her beat them all up, since she won't beat up the one she likes. That way, he can do something infinitely worse to him. As fate would have it, Patsy can't bring herself to beat up Lazlo, who ''begs'' her to beat him up out of fear of her father.

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* Subversion: In the ''WesternAnimation/CampLazlo'' ''WesternAnimation/HeckleAndJeckle'' cartoon "Log Rollers", Heckle taunts Powerful Pierre:
-->'''Heckle:''' You're not so tough, chum. You're muscle-bound. Why, you couldn't punch your way out of a paper bag! (''Pierre socks Heckle in the face; Heckle is unfazed'') What'd I tell ya? I didn't even feel it! (''Heckle goes stunned suddenly and collapses to the ground'')
* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
** The 1941 cartoon "The Wacky Worm" (a cartoonization of Jerry Cologna as a worm) has the title character facing the crow that's chasing him after getting drunk on apple cider. He allows the crow to sock him on the chin, which he does. And the worm immediately concedes the confrontation to the crow.
** In an early WesternAnimation/BugsBunny cartoon, Bugs feels sorry about all the things he's done to Elmer and asks him to kick him in the butt. Elmer is reluctant to do so, but eventually gives him a halfhearted punt. Bugs then turns swiftly around and declares "Of course you know {{this means war}}!"
* In ''WesternAnimation/MoralOrel'', Clay ends up going into a massive TheReasonYouSuckSpeech directed at both the people around him and at the world at large in order to get a negative reaction. However, they just ignore him. Clay wanted them to hit him; his father only ever showed him attention when he was hitting him.
* The ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} cartoon "The Natural Thing To Do" has Popeye, Bluto and Olive finding out that their attempts to be refined and cultured (as per a telegram from a Popeye fan club) was a waste of time, Popeye and Bluto entreat each other to sock him in the jaw, leading to the same mayhem with which the cartoon started.
* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls''
episode "Valentine's Day", Patsy's father is "Moral Decay". After Buttercup accidentally knocks out one of Bubbles' teeth, she finds out that it becomes money when it's left under a pillow. Buttercup spends the next several scenes trying to find knock out which Bean Scout Patsy likes by having her beat them all up, since she won't beat up the one she likes. That way, he can do something infinitely worse to him. As fate would have it, Patsy can't bring herself to beat up Lazlo, who ''begs'' her to beat him up out another of fear of her father.Bubbles' teeth.



* In ''WesternAnimation/AroundTheWorldWithWillyFog'', when [[InspectorJavert Inspector Dix]] finds out that he imprisoned Fog under a false accusation and caused him to lose his bet, he is overcome by guilt and asks his put-upon sidekick Bully to punch him. Bully hits him twice--once for Mr. Fog, and once for himself.
* In the season four premiere of ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers,'' Sgt. Hatred demanded that Hank ''shoot'' him. He did (after missing several times), and Hatred took it without a flinch.
* ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead'':
** Coach Buzzcut proclaims the duo are weak.
--->'''Buzzcut''': You wanna see a '''MAN''', boy?\\
''* stands with his legs spread out* ''\\
'''Buzzcut''': '''Kick me in the Jimmy!'''
** Another episode had Butt-Head ask Beavis to hit him so he could see that hot chick in the nurse's office again. He agreed to hit Beavis too so he could also see her. It didn't go over as well as planned.
** One Music/{{Radiohead}} video had Beavis wanting Butt-Head to hit him to remember someone's name. Once he does, he is able to remember. However, once Butt-Head says he should hit him more often, Beavis forgets what had happened and kicks Butt-Head in retaliation.
* In ''WesternAnimation/MoralOrel'', Clay ends up going into a massive TheReasonYouSuckSpeech directed at both the people around him and at the world at large in order to get a negative reaction. However, they just ignore him. Clay wanted them to hit him; his father only ever showed him attention when he was hitting him.
* When WesternAnimation/{{Doug}} talks about a fight he was in, his father tells him that violence is not the answer. Mr. Dink points out that a boy has to protect himself and asks Doug to hit him. Doug reluctantly does so, and with the punch knocks the wind out of him.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': In ''WesternAnimation/AroundTheWorldWithWillyFog'', when [[InspectorJavert Inspector Dix]] finds out [[Recap/StevenUniverseS4E13TheZoo "The Zoo"]], Steven and Greg realize that he imprisoned Fog under the only way out of a false accusation and caused him PeopleZoo is through a maintenance door. The only way they know of to lose his bet, he get the door opened is overcome by guilt and a DeliberateInjuryGambit, so Steven asks his put-upon sidekick Bully to punch him. Bully hits him twice--once for Mr. Fog, and once for himself.
* In the season four premiere of ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers,'' Sgt. Hatred demanded that Hank ''shoot'' him. He did (after missing several times), and Hatred took it without a flinch.
* ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead'':
** Coach Buzzcut proclaims the duo are weak.
--->'''Buzzcut''': You wanna see a '''MAN''', boy?\\
''* stands with his legs spread out* ''\\
'''Buzzcut''': '''Kick me in the Jimmy!'''
** Another episode had Butt-Head ask Beavis to hit him so he could see that hot chick in the nurse's office again. He agreed to hit Beavis too so he could also see her. It didn't go over as well as planned.
** One Music/{{Radiohead}} video had Beavis wanting Butt-Head to hit him to remember someone's name. Once he does, he is able to remember. However, once Butt-Head says he should hit him more often, Beavis forgets what had happened and kicks Butt-Head in retaliation.
* In ''WesternAnimation/MoralOrel'', Clay ends up going into a massive TheReasonYouSuckSpeech directed at both the people around him and at the world at large in order to get a negative reaction. However, they just ignore him. Clay wanted them to hit him; his father only ever showed him attention when he was hitting him.
* When WesternAnimation/{{Doug}} talks about a fight he was in, his father tells him that violence is not the answer. Mr. Dink points out that a boy has to protect himself and asks Doug
dad to hit him. Doug reluctantly does so, Greg refuses and with offers to "take one for the punch knocks the wind out of him.team" instead, but regrets it after realizing he forgot [[SuperStrongChild how strong Steven is]]. It doesn't even work anyways.



* The ''Film/RagingBull'' example is reenacted in a ''WesternAnimation/CelebrityDeathmatch'' between Creator/RobertDeNiro and Creator/AlPacino, only this time, Pacino ends up wearing his fist down to the wrist.
* The ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} cartoon "The Natural Thing To Do" has Popeye, Bluto and Olive finding out that their attempts to be refined and cultured (as per a telegram from a Popeye fan club) was a waste of time, Popeye and Bluto entreat each other to sock him in the jaw, leading to the same mayhem with which the cartoon started.
* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "Moral Decay." After Buttercup accidentally knocks out one of Bubbles' teeth, she finds out that it becomes money when it's left under a pillow. Buttercup spends the next several scenes trying to knock out another of Bubbles' teeth.
* The 1941 [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Warner Bros.]] cartoon "The Wacky Worm" (a cartoonization of Jerry Cologna as a worm) has the title character facing the crow that's chasing him after getting drunk on apple cider. He allows the crow to sock him on the chin, which he does. And the worm immediately concedes the confrontation to the crow.
* In ''Disney/WreckItRalph'', Felix and Calhoun are sinking in [[LevelAte Nesquik-sand]] and their only hope of escape is to attract vines of Laffy Taffy towards them so they can climb out. Laffy Taffy are apparently attracted to what makes them laugh, and they happen to like slapstick. Felix outright demands that Calhoun hit him repeatedly in the face, assuring her that he can use his [[HealingShiv hammer]] to fix his injuries, so no harm done.
* ComicBook/AmbushBug does this to Batman in the incredibly meta final episode of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', because he knows that the show is losing viewers and that some random violence will attract them back. Batman is confused by this but ultimately obliges.
* Subversion: In the ''WesternAnimation/HeckleAndJeckle'' cartoon "Log Rollers," Heckle taunts Powerful Pierre:
-->'''Heckle:''' You're not so tough, chum. You're muscle-bound. Why, you couldn't punch your way out of a paper bag! (''Pierre socks Heckle in the face; Heckle is unfazed'') What'd I tell ya? I didn't even feel it! (''Heckle goes stunned suddenly and collapses to the ground'')
* In an early WesternAnimation/BugsBunny cartoon, Bugs feels sorry about all the things he's done to Elmer and asks him to kick him in the butt. Elmer is reluctant to do so, but eventually gives him a halfhearted punt. Bugs then turns swiftly around and declares "Of course you know {{this means war}}!"
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' parody of ''Film/RagingBull'', "Raging Bird," Bobby and Pesto spoof the scene originally enacted by their [[Creator/RobertDeNiro human]] [[Creator/JoePesci inspirations.]]
* In the ''WesternAnimation/BobbysWorld'' episode "Karate Bobby", near the end of the episode Bobby repeatedly asks his friend Jackie to hit him, when she finally does hit him, [[TapOnTheHead it's hard enough that he's nearly knocked unconscious]].

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* The ''Film/RagingBull'' example is reenacted in a ''WesternAnimation/CelebrityDeathmatch'' between Creator/RobertDeNiro and Creator/AlPacino, only this time, Pacino ends up wearing his fist down to the wrist.
* The ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} cartoon "The Natural Thing To Do" has Popeye, Bluto and Olive finding out that their attempts to be refined and cultured (as per a telegram from a Popeye fan club) was a waste of time, Popeye and Bluto entreat each other to sock him in the jaw, leading to the same mayhem with which the cartoon started.
* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "Moral Decay." After Buttercup accidentally knocks out one of Bubbles' teeth, she finds out that it becomes money when it's left under a pillow. Buttercup spends the next several scenes trying to knock out another of Bubbles' teeth.
* The 1941 [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Warner Bros.]] cartoon "The Wacky Worm" (a cartoonization of Jerry Cologna as a worm) has the title character facing the crow that's chasing him after getting drunk on apple cider. He allows the crow to sock him on the chin, which he does. And the worm immediately concedes the confrontation to the crow.
* In ''Disney/WreckItRalph'', Felix and Calhoun are sinking in [[LevelAte Nesquik-sand]] and their only hope of escape is to attract vines of Laffy Taffy towards them so they can climb out. Laffy Taffy are apparently attracted to what makes them laugh, and they happen to like slapstick. Felix outright demands that Calhoun hit him repeatedly in the face, assuring her that he can use his [[HealingShiv hammer]] to fix his injuries, so no harm done.
* ComicBook/AmbushBug does this to Batman in the incredibly meta final episode of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', because he knows that the show is losing viewers and that some random violence will attract them back. Batman is confused by this but ultimately obliges.
* Subversion: In the ''WesternAnimation/HeckleAndJeckle'' cartoon "Log Rollers," Heckle taunts Powerful Pierre:
-->'''Heckle:''' You're not so tough, chum. You're muscle-bound. Why, you couldn't punch your way out of a paper bag! (''Pierre socks Heckle in the face; Heckle is unfazed'') What'd I tell ya? I didn't even feel it! (''Heckle goes stunned suddenly and collapses to the ground'')
* In an early WesternAnimation/BugsBunny cartoon, Bugs feels sorry about all the things he's done to Elmer and asks him to kick him in the butt. Elmer is reluctant to do so, but eventually gives him a halfhearted punt. Bugs then turns swiftly around and declares "Of course you know {{this means war}}!"
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' parody season four premiere of ''Film/RagingBull'', "Raging Bird," Bobby and Pesto spoof the scene originally enacted by their [[Creator/RobertDeNiro human]] [[Creator/JoePesci inspirations.]]
* In the ''WesternAnimation/BobbysWorld'' episode "Karate Bobby", near the end of the episode Bobby repeatedly asks his friend Jackie to hit him, when she finally does hit him, [[TapOnTheHead it's hard enough
''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'', Sgt. Hatred demanded that he's nearly knocked unconscious]].Hank ''shoot'' him. He did (after missing several times), and Hatred took it without a flinch.



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* In ''Roleplay/WhatHappenedInOregon'', [[BadassNormal Remington]] realizes [[ActionSurvivor Nathan]] isn't actually an Epic when he mouths off a bit too much [[IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten without consequence]]. He does this to keep the real Epics from finding out as well, [[spoiler: though Lightwards finds out soon enough anyway.]]
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* In one episode of ''Series/TheOfficeUS'', Michael, looking for an excuse to fire Toby, dares him to punch him. It doesn't work.

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* ''Film/ChaiLaiAngelsDangerousFlowers'': When the heroines are trapped in the cage, Spadix demands that Gus grope her butt so she can become angry enough to bend the bars apart. (ItMakesSenseInContext.) Gus is barely conscious, so Rose takes his hand and clamps it on to Spadix's butt. This does the trick.

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* ''VisualNovel/SteinsGateZero'': After jumping through multiple world lines to return to 2012, the first thing Okabe does once he returns to the lab is demand that he gets socked in the face once more. Daru immediately complies and sends his friend sprawled across the floor with the swing of his fist. Once that has been done, Okabe begins to laugh maniacally, [[HesBack showing that Hououin Kyouma has finally risen from the ashes]].

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