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* In ''WebAnimation/TheBlueShellIncident'', Mario and Garfield's secret weapon is Metal Gear [=McQueen=], a Metal Gear version of Lightning [=McQueen=].
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* In ''WesternAnimation/RosePetalPlace'', Nastina has two secret weapons she uses to try to kill Rose Petal: a fly swatter to catapult heavy rocks, and a unicycle lawn mower dubbed "the Blitzmower."


-->-- ''Series/BlakesSeven'', "Weapon"

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-->-- ''Series/BlakesSeven'', "Weapon"
"[[Recap/BlakesSevenS2E3Weapon Weapon]]"

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'': Voldemort actually has more than one, including [[spoiler: The Horcruxes and the prophecy he had been searching for.]]

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'': ''Literature/HarryPotter'':
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Voldemort actually has more than one, including [[spoiler: The Horcruxes and the prophecy he had been searching for.]]]]
** In the fifth book, Umbridge is so convinced that Dumbledore is plotting some kind of wizard uprising against the Ministry that Hermione is able to convince her that Dumbledore has a "secret weapon" hidden in the Forbidden Forest. Naturally, there is no such weapon, but the threat of it lures Umbridge out of Hogwarts and gets her captured by angry centaurs.

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* As the Pandoric War closes in ''Literature/LookToTheWest'', the UPSA's secret weapon is the Scientific Attack, which is so secret most of the UPSA government don't know about it. [[spoiler: And those that do have been lied to. The President thinks it's a propaganda war, the Foreign Minister that it's a new targeting system. And thus they both sign off on a DeadlyGas attack without knowing.]]
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* [[spoiler: Joey Drew]] left one in the old animation studio in ''VideoGame/BendyAndTheInkMachine'' - specifically one that can [[spoiler: defeat Bendy, who cannot be hurt by conventional means: a film reel with [[LogicalWeakness the cartoons' end card]] on it]]. He didn't tell Henry about it before [[spoiler: sending him to the studio]], instead leaving an audio recording that Henry doesn't find until the main game's final chapter.


* ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}} [[Recap/AsterixInBritain in Britain]]''. A Roman officer sees Obelix lugging a barrel of the magic potion and demands to know what's in it (he's hoping it's Gaulish wine). He's told it's [[NationalStereotypes warm beer]] and loses interest. Later a messager arrives telling him to be on the alert for two Gauls smuggling a secret weapon to the British.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}} [[Recap/AsterixInBritain in Britain]]''. A Roman officer sees Obelix lugging a barrel of the magic potion and demands to know what's in it (he's hoping it's Gaulish wine). He's told it's [[NationalStereotypes warm beer]] and loses interest. Later a messager messenger arrives telling him to be on the alert for two Gauls smuggling a secret weapon to the British.


-->'''Messanger:''' No, that weapon's no secret. This is some kind of magic potion.

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-->'''Messanger:''' -->'''Messenger:''' No, that weapon's no secret. This is some kind of magic potion.


* ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}} [[Recap/AsterixInBritain in Britain]]''. A Roman officer sees Obelisk carrying around a barrel of the magic potion and demands to know what's in it (he's hoping it's Gaulish wine). He's told it's [[NationalStereotypes warm beer]] and loses interest. Later a messager arrives telling him to be on the alert for two Gauls smuggling a secret weapon to the British.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}} [[Recap/AsterixInBritain in Britain]]''. A Roman officer sees Obelisk carrying around Obelix lugging a barrel of the magic potion and demands to know what's in it (he's hoping it's Gaulish wine). He's told it's [[NationalStereotypes warm beer]] and loses interest. Later a messager arrives telling him to be on the alert for two Gauls smuggling a secret weapon to the British.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}} [[Recap/AsterixInBritain in Britain]]''. A Roman officer sees Obelisk carrying around a barrel of the magic potion and demands to know what's in it (he's hoping it's Gaulish wine). He's told it's [[NationalStereotypes warm beer]] and loses interest. Later a messager arrives telling him to be on the alert for two Gauls smuggling a secret weapon to the British.
-->'''Officer:''' ''[FacePalm]'' Warm beer!
-->'''Messanger:''' No, that weapon's no secret. This is some kind of magic potion.


* One of Creator/BillCosby's stand-up routines is "Buck Buck", describing a game by that name where groups of kids jump on each other and try not to fall down. Bill's team is good on defense, but the kids from the [[WrongSideOfTheTracks "rough part of town"]] claim to be even better, [[NoSell laughing off their offense]] from start to finish. Until:

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* One of Creator/BillCosby's stand-up routines is "Buck Buck", describing a game by that name where groups of kids jump on each other and try not to fall down. Bill's team is good on defense, but the kids from the [[WrongSideOfTheTracks "rough part of town"]] claim to be even better, [[NoSell no-selling]] and [[TrashTalk laughing off off]] their offense]] from start to finish. Until:offense:
---> '''Rough kid:''' What was that? A mosquito?
---> '''Rough kid:''' A piece of paper! Somebody threw a piece of paper on top of me!
** Until...


* ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'': Played quite straight, when the mice build a "secwet weapon" to scare off the cats at the climax, in the form of an enormous puppet of the Giant Mouse of Minsk.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'': Played quite straight, when the mice build a "secwet weapon" to scare off the cats at the climax, in the form of an enormous puppet of [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever the Giant Mouse Mouse]] [[LegendOfChekhov of Minsk.Minsk]].


* ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'': Lampshaded in the following [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0023.html comic]]

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* ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'': Lampshaded in the following ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' has a RunningGag of [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0023.html comic]]the Monster in the Darkness]], a creature who's always wreathed in shadow because Xykon wants to keep its identity a secret from the heroes (and the audience) until [[ContractualGenreBlindness a dramatically appropriate time]].



* ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'': Played quite straight:
-->"Wewease the secwet weapon!!! It's the Giant Mouse of Minsk!"

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* ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'': Played quite straight:
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straight, when the secwet weapon!!! It's mice build a "secwet weapon" to scare off the cats at the climax, in the form of an enormous puppet of the Giant Mouse of Minsk!"Minsk.



* ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' has an episode in which Emperor Awesome tells Lord Dominator about a secret weapon. Eventually he has [[{{Mooks}}The Knuckleheads]] bring it in and in what can't be a completely unforeseen twist, The only thing under that tarp was [[ItsAllAboutMe Emperor Awesome himself.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' has an episode in which ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'': In "The Rival", Emperor Awesome tells invites Lord Dominator over to tell her about a his new secret weapon. Eventually he has [[{{Mooks}}The Knuckleheads]] [[{{Mooks}} the Fist Fighters]] bring it in in, and in what can't be a completely unforeseen twist, The the only thing under that the tarp was is [[ItsAllAboutMe Emperor Awesome himself.]] himself]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' has an episode in which Emperor Awesome tells Lord Dominator about a secret weapon. Eventually he has [[{{Mooks}}The Knuckleheads]] bring it in and in what can't be a completely unforeseen twist, The only thing under that tarp was [[ItsAllAboutMe Emperor Awesome himself.]]

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