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* ''Anime/DigimonAdventure02'' has Davis play against Ken in a football match where the latter receives a cut to his leg. Later when the Digimon Emperor is seen in the Digital World Davis recognises the cut. Then Ken reveals that he is the Digimon Emperor.

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* ''Anime/DigimonAdventure02'' has Davis play against Ken in a football soccer match where the latter receives a cut to his leg. Later when in the Digital World, the Digimon Emperor is seen in the Digital World Davis recognises the cut. Then Ken reveals with that same cut, revealing that he is the Digimon Emperor.Ken.



* One battle with the Green Goblin in ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' leaves the Goblin limping away. Spider-Man follows him and discovers him to be his friend Harry Osborn, complete with Goblin costume and injured leg; while Spidey's suspected culprit, Harry's father Norman, seemed just fine. [[spoiler:Subverted next season, when Norman revealed that he really was the Green Goblin all along. He had framed Harry, going so far as to injure his own son's leg to throw Spider-Man off.]]

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* One battle with the Green Goblin in ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' leaves the Goblin limping away. Spider-Man follows him and discovers him to be his friend Harry Osborn, complete with Goblin costume and injured leg; while Spidey's suspected culprit, Harry's father Norman, seemed was just fine. [[spoiler:Subverted next season, when Norman revealed that he really was the Green Goblin all along. He had faked a limp and framed Harry, going so far as to injure his own son's leg to throw Spider-Man off.]]

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* ''Film/GangOfRoses'': When Little Suzie attempts to rape Rachel's sister, she fights back and cuts Suzie under the eye. Suzie responds by shooting her. Rachel is later told she will recognize her sister's murderer by the scar under her eye.

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* ''Film/DrTerrorsHouseOfHorrors'': In the "Vampire" segment, Dr. Blake shoots the bat that appears at the clinic trying to drain blood from the boy. Later, Nicole Caroll shows up at home with a badly injured arm, which convinces her husband that she is the vampire.


* ''Film/ZorroTheGayBlade'': Averted through HeroicWillpower. Don Diego, in costume as Zorro, injures his leg during a battle with Esteban's troops. Later, Esteban pays visits Don Diego, and he has stand and walk without letting Esteban notice his distress.

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* ''Film/ZorroTheGayBlade'': Averted through HeroicWillpower. Don Diego, in costume as Zorro, injures his leg during a battle with Esteban's troops. Later, Esteban pays visits Don Diego, and he has stand and walk without letting Esteban notice his distress.

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* ''Film/ZorroTheGayBlade'': Averted through HeroicWillpower. Don Diego, in costume as Zorro, injures his leg during a battle with Esteban's troops. Later, Esteban pays visits Don Diego, and he has stand and walk without letting Esteban notice his distress.


* ''Series/AgentCarter''. Peggy Carter gets identified from [=WW2-] scars that Sousa recognises when the other agents play a prank and let him walk into the room where Peggy is changing clothes. Sousa matches the scars with those on a photograph of the MysteriousWoman they're trying to identify.

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* ''Series/AgentCarter''. Peggy Carter gets identified from [=WW2-] [=WW2=] scars that Sousa recognises when the other agents play a prank and let him walk into the room where Peggy is changing clothes. Sousa matches the scars with those on a photograph of the MysteriousWoman they're trying to identify.


* ''Series/AgentCarter''.

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* ''Series/AgentCarter''. Peggy Carter gets identified from [=WW2-] scars that Sousa recognises when the other agents play a prank and let him walk into the room where Peggy is changing clothes. Sousa matches the scars with those on a photograph of the MysteriousWoman they're trying to identify.

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* ''Film/{{Backdraft}}''. The murderer/arsonist sets up a short-circuiting electrical socket to light a fire, but he's interrupted by the protagonists. During the subsequent struggle, he's forced against the socket and we hear him screaming in pain. TheReveal of the murderer comes when the protagonist later sees him with his shirt off.


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* ''Series/AgentCarter''.


* In ''Film/{{Tumbleweed}}, Tigre's mother recognises Jim as the man who saved her son's life because of a knife cut on his arm: a wound that Tigre gave him. Out of gratitude, she turns Jim loose rather than torture him.

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* In ''Film/{{Tumbleweed}}, ''Film/{{Tumbleweed}}'', Tigre's mother recognises Jim as the man who saved her son's life because of a knife cut on his arm: a wound that Tigre gave him. Out of gratitude, she turns Jim loose rather than torture him.

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* In ''Film/{{Tumbleweed}}, Tigre's mother recognises Jim as the man who saved her son's life because of a knife cut on his arm: a wound that Tigre gave him. Out of gratitude, she turns Jim loose rather than torture him.


* In ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'', the heroine is revealed to be a woman when she saves her commanding officer from death and is injured in the process. Their physician has to patch her up. He tries to be discreet about it, but informs her commanding officer, who is forced to expel her from the army. (Technically he's supposed to kill her, but he still felt gratitude so he let her live.)
* Happens in ''WesternAnimation/TheRoadToElDorado'' when Miguel gets a cut on his face during the game of ball. This very injury is what tips Tzekel-Kan off to the fact that Miguel and Tulio aren't gods, because "God's don't bleed."

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* In ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'', the heroine is revealed to be a woman when she saves her commanding officer from death and is injured in the process. Their physician has to patch her up. He tries to be discreet about it, but informs her commanding officer, who is forced to expel her from the army. (Technically he's supposed to kill her, but [[IOweYouMyLife he still felt gratitude for her saving his life, so he let her live.live]].)
* Happens in ''WesternAnimation/TheRoadToElDorado'' when Miguel gets a cut on his face during the game of ball. This very injury is what tips Tzekel-Kan off to the fact that Miguel and Tulio aren't gods, because "God's "Gods don't bleed."


* ''Literature/ADogsPurpose'': Bailey bites Todd in the leg after he [[spoiler:sets fire to her home]]. The cops find him due to the injury.

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* ''Literature/ADogsPurpose'': Bailey bites Todd in the leg after he [[spoiler:sets fire to her his home]]. The cops find him due to the injury.

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* Near the end of Tim's run as [[ComicBook/RobinSeries Robin]] he stops going out as Tim Drake in order to ''prevent'' this from happening since Robin had rather publicly acquired a mess of burns on the back of his head and neck while saving people from an explosion.

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* ''Literature/ADogsPurpose'': Bailey bites Todd in the leg after he [[spoiler:sets fire to her home]]. The cops find him due to the injury.


* The first criminal to deduce Franchise/{{Batman}}'s secret identity (a partner of the Joker called Queenie) did so when she spotted the same shaving nick of the jaw of both Batman and Bruce Wayne.

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* The first criminal to deduce Franchise/{{Batman}}'s secret identity (a partner of the Joker called Queenie) did so when she spotted the same shaving nick of on the jaw of both Batman and Bruce Wayne.

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