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* One episode of ''Series/OpenAllHours'' has Arkwright mentioning making his errand boy/nephew Granville an executive "because I'm going to execute him in the morning!"

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* In ''Film/TheLittleRascals'', when Alfalfa is tried for violating the policy of the He-Man Woman Haters Club, resulting in their clubhouse burning down, Judge Spanky threatens this punishment on him, using the term "executed in the morning".


* In ''Film/FortyNinthParallel'', Hirth has Vogul executed for attempting to defect from the Nazis to join the Hutterites.



* Seen in ''Film/{{The Scarlet Pimpernel|1934}}''.
* ''Film/PathsOfGlory'' starring Kirk Douglas. After an ill-planned attack fails, three solders are selected, condemned by a KangarooCourt-martial for cowardice, and of course, shot.
* The two German boys from ''Literature/WarHorse'' are executed after the elder pulls the younger from marching to the front.
* ''Film/KaizokuSentaiGokaigerVsSpaceSheriffGavanTheMovie'': after being arrested by Gavan, the Gokaigers are supposed to be executed by firing squad.
* ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1973''. The Musketeers rescue [[TheDragon Rochefort]] from a rebel firing squad in La Rochelle near the beginning of the second film, complete with a bit of BlackComedy when the executioner is confused about how to blindfold a man with an eyepatch.
* ''Film/TheWarGame''. After nuclear war has devastated much of Britain, armed police are shown executing two men by firing squad as part of the harsh measures used to maintain law and order.
* Likewise in ''Film/{{Threads}}'', a BBC docudrama about the possible effects of nuclear war, looters are rounded up and taken to makeshift prisons to await summary execution. If they aren't shot on the spot, which is what happens to one of the looters who killed main character Ruth Beckett's parents.

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* Seen in ''Film/{{The Scarlet Pimpernel|1934}}''.
* ''Film/PathsOfGlory'' starring Kirk Douglas. After an ill-planned attack fails, three solders are selected, condemned by a KangarooCourt-martial for cowardice, and of course, shot.
* The two German boys from ''Literature/WarHorse'' are executed after the elder pulls the younger from marching to the front.
* ''Film/KaizokuSentaiGokaigerVsSpaceSheriffGavanTheMovie'': after being arrested by Gavan, the Gokaigers are supposed to be executed by firing squad.
* ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1973''. The Musketeers rescue [[TheDragon Rochefort]] from a rebel firing squad in La Rochelle near the beginning of the second film, complete with a bit of BlackComedy when the executioner
In ''Film/TheCaptainHatesTheSea'', General Salazaro is confused about how to blindfold a man with an eyepatch.
* ''Film/TheWarGame''. After nuclear war has devastated much of Britain, armed police are shown executing two men by firing squad as part of the harsh measures used to maintain law and order.
* Likewise in ''Film/{{Threads}}'', a BBC docudrama about the possible effects of nuclear war, looters are rounded up and taken to makeshift prisons to await summary execution. If they aren't shot
on the spot, which cruse to South America because he is what happens going home, to one of assist in a revolution in his own country. Unfortunately the looters who killed main character Ruth Beckett's parents.revolution has already happened, and failed, when he arrives. He's met at the dock and marched straight to his execution.



* An impromptu version occurs in ''Film/{{Dillinger}}'' (1973). Pretty Boy Floyd is being chased on foot by a posse when FBI agent Melvin Purvis figures 'stuff this', orders everyone to stop running, take aim and fire.
* ''Film/FromDuskTillDawn3TheHangmansDaughter'' opens with Creator/AmbroseBierce having a nightmare in which he's being executed by a Mexican firing squad.
-->'''Pancho Villa:''' The blood of many brave men have been shared on that wall. It will give you some comfort to share in their glory.
-->'''Ambrose Bierce:''' [[FaceDeathWithDignity I accept that honor.]]



* In ''Film/HangmenAlsoDie'', the Germans execute the hostages they have taken after the assassination of UsefulNotes/ReinhardHeydrich by firing squad, 40 at a time until the killer is turned in. [[spoiler:It all happens offscreen until the last group of hostages to be executed, which includes Professor Novotny.]]
* ''Film/KaizokuSentaiGokaigerVsSpaceSheriffGavanTheMovie'': after being arrested by Gavan, the Gokaigers are supposed to be executed by firing squad.



* ''Film/FromDuskTillDawn3TheHangmansDaughter'' opens with Creator/AmbroseBierce having a nightmare in which he's being executed by a Mexican firing squad.
-->'''Pancho Villa:''' The blood of many brave men have been shared on that wall. It will give you some comfort to share in their glory.
-->'''Ambrose Bierce:''' [[FaceDeathWithDignity I accept that honor.]]
* In ''Film/TheCaptainHatesTheSea'', General Salazaro is on the cruse to South America because he is going home, to assist in a revolution in his own country. Unfortunately the revolution has already happened, and failed, when he arrives. He's met at the dock and marched straight to his execution.
* An impromptu version occurs in ''Film/{{Dillinger}}'' (1973). Pretty Boy Floyd is being chased on foot by a posse when FBI agent Melvin Purvis figures 'stuff this', orders everyone to stop running, take aim and fire.
* In ''Film/FortyNinthParallel'', Hirth has Vogul executed for attempting to defect from the Nazis to join the Hutterites.
* ''Film/{{Thunderpants}}''. After his {{fartillery}} accidentally kills someone, Patrick Smash is sentenced to death as a public menace. For some reason GasMaskMooks are not used for his firing squad, but it's a moot point as a LastMinuteReprieve is arranged by his OnlyFriend who's now working for the US Government.

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* ''Film/FromDuskTillDawn3TheHangmansDaughter'' opens with Creator/AmbroseBierce having a nightmare in which he's being executed by a Mexican firing squad.
-->'''Pancho Villa:''' The blood of many brave men have been shared on that wall. It will give you some comfort to share in their glory.
-->'''Ambrose Bierce:''' [[FaceDeathWithDignity I accept that honor.]]
* In ''Film/TheCaptainHatesTheSea'', General Salazaro is on the cruse to South America because he is going home, to assist in a revolution in his own country. Unfortunately the revolution has already happened, and failed, when he arrives. He's met at the dock and marched straight to his execution.
* An impromptu version occurs in ''Film/{{Dillinger}}'' (1973). Pretty Boy Floyd is being chased on foot by a posse when FBI agent Melvin Purvis figures 'stuff this', orders everyone to stop running, take aim and fire.
* In ''Film/FortyNinthParallel'', Hirth has Vogul executed for attempting to defect from the Nazis to join the Hutterites.
* ''Film/{{Thunderpants}}''.
''Film/PathsOfGlory'' starring Kirk Douglas. After his {{fartillery}} accidentally kills someone, Patrick Smash is sentenced to death as a public menace. For some reason GasMaskMooks an ill-planned attack fails, three solders are not used selected, condemned by a KangarooCourt-martial for his firing squad, but it's a moot point as a LastMinuteReprieve is arranged by his OnlyFriend who's now working for the US Government.cowardice, and of course, shot.


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%%* Seen in ''Film/{{The Scarlet Pimpernel|1934}}''.
* In ''Film/{{Threads}}'', a BBC docudrama about the possible effects of nuclear war, looters are rounded up and taken to makeshift prisons to await summary execution. If they aren't shot on the spot, which is what happens to one of the looters who killed main character Ruth Beckett's parents.
* ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1973''. The Musketeers rescue [[TheDragon Rochefort]] from a rebel firing squad in La Rochelle near the beginning of the second film, complete with a bit of BlackComedy when the executioner is confused about how to blindfold a man with an eyepatch.
* ''Film/{{Thunderpants}}''. After his {{fartillery}} accidentally kills someone, Patrick Smash is sentenced to death as a public menace. For some reason GasMaskMooks are not used for his firing squad, but it's a moot point as a LastMinuteReprieve is arranged by his OnlyFriend who's now working for the US Government.
* ''Film/TheWarGame''. After nuclear war has devastated much of Britain, armed police are shown executing two men by firing squad as part of the harsh measures used to maintain law and order.
* The two German boys from ''Literature/WarHorse'' are executed after the elder pulls the younger from marching to the front.

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* ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1973''. The Musketeers rescue [[TheDragon Rochefort]] from a rebel firing squad in La Rochelle near the beginning of the second film, complete with a bit of BlackComedy when the executioner is confused about how to blindfold a man with an eyepatch.


* WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars has Fives and Jesse sentenced to death by firing squad in the Umbara arc after defying [[GeneralFailure Pong Krell]] and [[UngratefulBastard destroying a Separatist Supply Ship supporting the city they were about to attack,]] ''without even there being a court martial first.'' ([[KangarooCourt though Krell makes it clear the court martial wouldn't do much]]) Fives is fortunately able to talk down the (all-clone) firing squad.

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* WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' has Fives and Jesse sentenced to death by firing squad in the Umbara arc after defying [[GeneralFailure Pong Krell]] and [[UngratefulBastard destroying a Separatist Supply Ship supporting the city they were about to attack,]] ''without even there even being a court martial first.'' first'' ([[KangarooCourt though Krell makes it clear the court martial wouldn't do much]]) much]]). Fortunately, Fives is fortunately able to talk down the (all-clone) firing squad.


-->'''Marco''': ''{{beat}}'' "Well there's a cheerful thought.

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-->'''Marco''': ''{{beat}}'' "Well Well there's a cheerful thought.


-->'''Ax''': "Why must we [[DawnAttack attack at dawn]]?"
-->'''Marco''': "Tradition. You have [[ShowdownAtHighNoon shootouts at high noon]], you stretch in the seventh inning, and you {{attack at dawn}}."
-->'''Cassie''': "You also get executed at dawn."
-->'''Marco''': ''{{beat}}'' "Well there's a cheerful thought."

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-->'''Ax''': "Why Why must we [[DawnAttack attack at dawn]]?"
dawn]]?
-->'''Marco''': "Tradition. Tradition. You have [[ShowdownAtHighNoon shootouts at high noon]], you stretch in the seventh inning, and you {{attack attack at dawn}}."
dawn.
-->'''Cassie''': "You You also get executed at dawn."
dawn.
-->'''Marco''': ''{{beat}}'' "Well there's a cheerful thought."


* Lucheni, while recounting what happened to [[Theatre/{{Elisabeth}}]]'s family members:

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* Lucheni, while recounting what happened to [[Theatre/{{Elisabeth}}]]'s Theatre/{{Elisabeth}}'s family members:

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* Lucheni, while recounting what happened to [[Theatre/{{Elisabeth}}]]'s family members:
--> Maximilian von Habsburg: Elisabeth's brother in law. Emperor of Mexico. Shot by revolutionaries. ''Uno, due,'' fire!


* ''Series/BlackadderGoesForth'' - The title character is sentenced to death for [[SkewedPriorities shooting General Melchett's carrier pigeon.]] He gets an ''absolute'' LastMinuteReprieve (they got as far as "Ready, aim, FF-") thanks to George's uncle. [[spoiler: Then he learns that George himself never got round to asking his uncle's help, as he and Baldrick got drunk celebrating their EurekaMoment. He's not happy; however, he does get his revenge by volunteering George and Baldrick for a SuicideMission (they, of course, survive).]]

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* ''Series/BlackadderGoesForth'' - The title character is sentenced to death for [[SkewedPriorities shooting General Melchett's carrier pigeon.]] He gets an ''absolute'' LastMinuteReprieve (they got as far as "Ready, aim, FF-") thanks to George's uncle. [[spoiler: \\
Then he learns that George himself never got round to asking his uncle's help, as he and Baldrick got drunk celebrating their EurekaMoment. He's not happy; however, he does get his revenge by volunteering George and Baldrick for a SuicideMission (they, SuicideMission. [[spoiler: They, of course, survive).]] survive.]]
-->'''Blackadder''': I'm not a religious man, as you know, but henceforth I shall nightly pray to the God who killed Cain and squashed Samson that he comes out of retirement and gets back into practice on the pair of you! \\
''[the phone rings]''
-->'''Blackadder''': ''[picks up the phone]'' You want what? You want two volunteers for a mission into no man's land? \\
Codename: "Operation Certain Death"? Yes, I think I have just the fellows.
-->'''Blackadder''': ''[he hangs up and grins cruelly at George and Baldrick]'' God is very quick these days!


** In the Fifth Doctor story "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS21E6TheCavesOfAndrozani The Caves Of Androzani]]" the Doctor and Peri are captured and sentenced to death without even the pretense of a trial. Unusually, neither one refuses a blindfold (or, in this case, a red hood) but that's because [[spoiler:they're android duplicates.]]
** In "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS26E3TheCurseOfFenric The Curse of Fenric]]", Millington orders the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Sorin executed for treason. They are saved from the firing squad by the intervention of Sorin's men.

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** In the Fifth Doctor story "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS21E6TheCavesOfAndrozani The Caves Of Androzani]]" the Doctor and Peri are captured and sentenced to death without even the pretense of a trial. Unusually, neither one refuses a blindfold (or, in this case, a red hood) but that's because [[spoiler:they're [[spoiler:they've been replaced by android duplicates.]]
** In "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS26E3TheCurseOfFenric The Curse of Fenric]]", Commander Millington orders the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Sorin executed for treason. They are saved from the firing squad by the intervention of Sorin's men.



* [[spoiler:Tom Zarek]] and [[spoiler:Felix Gaeta]] on ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'', after leading a bloody, but ultimately failed mutiny.

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* [[spoiler:Tom Zarek]] and [[spoiler:Felix Gaeta]] on ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'', after leading a bloody, but ultimately failed mutiny. The execution takes place in a Viper launch tube so the bodies can be [[ThrownOutTheAirlock disposed of in the usual manner]].


* Likewise in ''Series/GetSmart''. Max and 99 escape a BananaRepublic firing squad by ordering the soldiers to about face, knowing they've been conditioned to obey any order. They do so and shoot their commander instead.

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* Likewise in ''Series/GetSmart''. Max and 99 escape a BananaRepublic firing squad by ordering the soldiers to about face, knowing they've been conditioned to obey any order.into BlindObedience. They do so and shoot their commander instead.

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* Likewise in ''Series/GetSmart''. Max and 99 escape a BananaRepublic firing squad by ordering the soldiers to about face, knowing they've been conditioned to obey any order. They do so and shoot their commander instead.


* WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars has Fives and Jesse sentenced to death by firing squad in the Umbara after defying [[GeneralFailure Pong Krell]] and [[UngratefulBastard destroying a Separatist Supply Ship supporting the city they were about to attack,]] ''without even there being a court martial first.'' ([[KangarooCourt though Krell makes it clear the court martial wouldn't do much]]) Fives is fortunately able to talk down the (all-clone) firing squad.

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* WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars has Fives and Jesse sentenced to death by firing squad in the Umbara arc after defying [[GeneralFailure Pong Krell]] and [[UngratefulBastard destroying a Separatist Supply Ship supporting the city they were about to attack,]] ''without even there being a court martial first.'' ([[KangarooCourt though Krell makes it clear the court martial wouldn't do much]]) Fives is fortunately able to talk down the (all-clone) firing squad.

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* WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars has Fives and Jesse sentenced to death by firing squad in the Umbara after defying [[GeneralFailure Pong Krell]] and [[UngratefulBastard destroying a Separatist Supply Ship supporting the city they were about to attack,]] ''without even there being a court martial first.'' ([[KangarooCourt though Krell makes it clear the court martial wouldn't do much]]) Fives is fortunately able to talk down the (all-clone) firing squad.

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