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* In the ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'' episode 'Boatrace on the Mississippi', one of the hired trouble-makers Luke has to deal with is called Hardhead Wilson, whom is seen head-butting an alligator unconscious. Captain Barrows mentions even bullets have no effect on his skull.

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* In the ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'' episode 'Boatrace on ''Going Up the Mississippi', Mississippi'', one of the hired trouble-makers Luke has to deal with is called Hardhead Wilson, whom is seen head-butting an alligator unconscious. Captain Barrows mentions even bullets have no effect on his skull.


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* On at least one WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShort (''Mickey's Fire Brigade''), Goofy has been used as a battering ram.

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* On at least one WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShort WesternAnimation/{{Classic Disney Short|s}} (''Mickey's Fire Brigade''), Goofy has been used as a battering ram.


Strangely enough, a character who employs this technique [[HardHead never seems to get a concussion, or even a headache]]. This may be because he's a [[TheBigGuy Big Guy]] or a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} -- two character subspecies known for this trope -- and for having very thick skulls, or maybe he's wearing WeaponizedHeadgear. ({{Genius Bruiser}}s are, of course, an exception.)

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Strangely enough, a character who employs this technique [[HardHead never seems to get a concussion, or even a headache]]. This may be because he's a [[TheBigGuy Big Guy]] or a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} -- two character subspecies known for this trope -- and for having very thick skulls, or maybe he's wearing WeaponizedHeadgear. ({{Genius Bruiser}}s are, of course, an exception.)



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* In the ''Series/RedDwarf'' episode "White Hole", Holly powers down to conserve her remaining runtime, thus shutting off the engines and the powered doors. Solution? Bash down the 53 doors between them and the science room using... Kryten! Of course, he's a mechanoid, so it doesn't cause him ''too'' much damage...
-->'''Lister:''' You okay, man?\\
'''Kryten:''' [[NonSequiturThud I'm fine, thank you, Susan]]...
* Subverted in an episode of ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' where Cliff claims to know karate and smashes a stack of boards with his head. Diane ends up having to sneak him off to the hospital.
* Played with in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. One of Spike's minions asks him how to get into a locked room; Spike scornfully says "Use your head!", grabs him by the scruff of the neck... and smashes his head into the compartment next to the door holding a fire axe.



* ''Series/DoctorWho''
** In the episode "The Lodger", the Doctor is trying to explain to James Corden why he's living in his flat, which is to investigate time disruptions coming from upstairs. Telling James Corden would take too long, so the Doctor headbutts him for a very fast mind meld. Painful to both parties.
** Used for an IncrediblyLamePun by the Doctor to Handles, a CompanionCube in the form of a severed Cyberman head.
-->"Use your head, it's not like you've got a lot of alternatives!"
* ''Franchise/StarTrek''
** InformedAbility of the Klingons in all series save TOS; [[AllThereInTheManual the Star Trek Fact Files]] claim that those much-mocked [[RubberForeheadAliens rubber foreheads]] are actually solid bone.
** ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': A [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Klingon]] once challenged Data to arm-wrestling, and was promptly beaten the moment he said go. Being a Klingon, he's a SoreLoser. His attempt to get even by head-butting Data was no wiser.
-->'''Data:''' My upper spinal support is a poly-alloy, designed for extreme stress. My skull is composed of cortenide and duranium.
* In ''Series/HomeImprovement'', Tim and Al had a Karate expert show how he break boards with his head. Al volunteered to try and Tim waited for him to hurt his head only to succeed. After Al, Tim decided to give it a try and ended up hurting his head. Al revealed that he had training in karate.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho''
**
In the episode "The Lodger", the Doctor is ''Series/BigBrother'', houseguest Willie Hantz was expelled after headbutting a fellow houseguest Joe, [[IShallTauntYou trying to explain to James Corden why he's living in his flat, which is to investigate time disruptions coming from upstairs. Telling James Corden would take too long, so the Doctor headbutts taunt him for a very fast mind meld. Painful to both parties.
** Used for an IncrediblyLamePun
hit him]], and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking throwing pork rinds at another houseguest]].
* Played with in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. One of Spike's minions asks him how to get into a locked room; Spike scornfully says "Use your head!", grabs him
by the Doctor to Handles, a CompanionCube in the form of a severed Cyberman head.
-->"Use your head, it's not like you've got a lot of alternatives!"
* ''Franchise/StarTrek''
** InformedAbility
scruff of the Klingons in all series save TOS; [[AllThereInTheManual neck... and smashes his head into the Star Trek Fact Files]] claim that those much-mocked [[RubberForeheadAliens rubber foreheads]] are actually solid bone.
** ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': A [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Klingon]] once challenged Data
compartment next to arm-wrestling, the door holding a fire axe.
* Subverted in an episode of ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' where Cliff claims to know karate
and was promptly beaten the moment he said go. Being smashes a Klingon, he's a SoreLoser. His attempt to get even by head-butting Data was no wiser.
-->'''Data:''' My upper spinal support is a poly-alloy, designed for extreme stress. My skull is composed
stack of cortenide and duranium.
* In ''Series/HomeImprovement'', Tim and Al had a Karate expert show how he break
boards with his head. Al volunteered Diane ends up having to try and Tim waited for sneak him off to hurt his head only to succeed. After Al, Tim decided to give it a try and ended up hurting his head. Al revealed that he had training in karate.the hospital.



* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E11TheLodger "The Lodger"]]: The Doctor is trying to explain to [[Creator/JamesCorden Craig]] why he's living in his flat, which is to investigate time disruptions coming from upstairs. Telling Craig would take too long, so the Doctor headbutts him for a very fast mind meld. Painful to both parties.
** [[Recap/DoctorWho2013CSTheTimeOfTheDoctor "The Time of the Doctor"]]: Used for an IncrediblyLamePun by the Doctor to Handles, a CompanionCube in the form of a severed Cyberman head.
--->"Use your head, it's not like you've got a lot of alternatives!"
* ''Series/DropTheDeadDonkey''. Psycho office assistant Joy is infamous for her ferocious headbutts.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': When Jon Snow is at some point pinned to a wall, he uses this to get himself free from his attacker.



* ''Series/DropTheDeadDonkey''. Psycho office assistant Joy is infamous for her ferocious headbutts.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': When Jon Snow is at some point pinned to a wall, he uses this to get himself free from his attacker.
* In ''Series/BigBrother'', houseguest Willie Hantz was expelled after headbutting a fellow houseguest Joe, [[IShallTauntYou trying to taunt him to hit him]], and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking throwing pork rinds at another houseguest]].

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* ''Series/DropTheDeadDonkey''. Psycho office assistant Joy is infamous for her ferocious headbutts.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': When Jon Snow is at some point pinned to a wall, he uses this to get himself free from his attacker.
* In ''Series/BigBrother'', houseguest Willie Hantz was expelled after headbutting ''Series/HomeImprovement'', Tim and Al had a fellow houseguest Joe, [[IShallTauntYou trying Karate expert show how he break boards with his head. Al volunteered to taunt try and Tim waited for him to hit him]], hurt his head only to succeed. After Al, Tim decided to give it a try and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking throwing pork rinds ended up hurting his head. Al revealed that he had training in karate.
* ''Series/JessicaJones2015'': In the opening of "AKA You're a Winner", Kilgrave uses his [[MindRape powers]] to blatantly cheat
at another houseguest]]. backroom poker. After winning an entire jackpot by simply commanding the other players to go all-in and then fold, he takes their money and starts to walk out, but one player that had been really annoying to Kilgrave stops him.
-->'''Harvey:''' I don't know what just happened there. But you're gonna sit down and give us a shot to win our money back.\\
'''Kilgrave:''' I've got a better idea: let's see how long it takes you to put your head through that post. ''[As Kilgrave walks out, Harvey turns to a solid wooden column next to him and immediately begins bashing his head against it]''
* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'': Sophie, who just the season before was easily felled by an erratic {{handbag|of hurt}}, went on to unleash one hell of a headbutt.



* In an episode ''Series/WorldsDumbest Criminals'', a pair of would-be burglars is trying to break through the* Utilized frequently during fight scenes in ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''. back door of a house when the team leader decides to employ this technique, complete with a running start. And inevitably, he learns that this doesn't work in real life. Surprisingly, the genius who thought he could break a secure door with his head is the one who ''didn't'' get caught.

* ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'': In "Party Quirks," Ryan Stiles took this one a little too far. He charged for Drew's desk and destroyed the neon light display. PING!
* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'': Sophie, who just the season before was easily felled by an erratic {{handbag|of hurt}}, went on to unleash one hell of a headbutt.
* ''Series/JessicaJones2015'': In the opening of "AKA You're a Winner", Kilgrave uses his [[MindRape powers]] to blatantly cheat at backroom poker. After winning an entire jackpot by simply commanding the other players to go all-in and then fold, he takes their money and starts to walk out, but one player that had been really annoying to Kilgrave stops him.
-->'''Harvey:''' I don't know what just happened there. But you're gonna sit down and give us a shot to win our money back.
-->'''Kilgrave:''' I've got a better idea: let's see how long it takes you to put your head through that post. ''[As Kilgrave walks out, Harvey turns to a solid wooden column next to him and immediately begins bashing his head against it]''
* ''Franchise/SuperSentai'':
** ''Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger'': Kyoryu Gray and his Zyudenryu partner Bunpachy are both based on a Pachycephalosaurus, and use this technique regularly. So do their counterparts in ''Series/PowerRangersDinoCharge'', which the Graphite Ranger refers to as "Pachy Punch" or "a royal headbutt".
** ''Series/BakuryuuSentaiAbaranger'' (and ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder''): Variant - Bakuryuu Bachyceloknuckles (Cephala Zord in the Power Rangers version) attaches to [=AbarenOh=] (Thundersaurus Megazord) as an arm, delivering a series of punches... with his dinosaur head acting as the combination's fist.



* In ''Series/TheUmbrellaAcademy'', Number One/Luther tries this in a fight against Hazel, but only hurts himself because Hazel was wearing a metal mask.

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* In ''Series/TheUmbrellaAcademy'', the ''Series/RedDwarf'' episode "White Hole", Holly powers down to conserve her remaining runtime, thus shutting off the engines and the powered doors. Solution? Bash down the 53 doors between them and the science room using... Kryten! Of course, he's a mechanoid, so it doesn't cause him ''too'' much damage...
-->'''Lister:''' You okay, man?\\
'''Kryten:''' [[NonSequiturThud I'm fine, thank you, Susan]]...
* ''Franchise/StarTrek''
** InformedAbility of the Klingons in all series save TOS; [[AllThereInTheManual the Star Trek Fact Files]] claim that those much-mocked [[RubberForeheadAliens rubber foreheads]] are actually solid bone.
** ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': A [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Klingon]] once challenged Data to arm-wrestling, and was promptly beaten the moment he said go. Being a Klingon, he's a SoreLoser. His attempt to get even by head-butting Data was no wiser.
--->'''Data:''' My upper spinal support is a poly-alloy, designed for extreme stress. My skull is composed of cortenide and duranium.
* ''Franchise/SuperSentai'':
** ''Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger'': Kyoryu Gray and his Zyudenryu partner Bunpachy are both based on a Pachycephalosaurus, and use this technique regularly. So do their counterparts in ''Series/PowerRangersDinoCharge'', which the Graphite Ranger refers to as "Pachy Punch" or "a royal headbutt".
** ''Series/BakuryuuSentaiAbaranger'' (and ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder''): Variant - Bakuryuu Bachyceloknuckles (Cephala Zord in the Power Rangers version) attaches to [=AbarenOh=] (Thundersaurus Megazord) as an arm, delivering a series of punches... with his dinosaur head acting as the combination's fist.
* In ''Series/TheUmbrellaAcademy2019'',
Number One/Luther tries this in a fight against Hazel, but only hurts himself because Hazel was wearing a metal mask.
* ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'': In "Party Quirks", Ryan Stiles took this one a little too far. He charged for Drew's desk and destroyed the neon light display. PING!
* In an episode of ''Series/WorldsDumbest Criminals'', a pair of would-be burglars is trying to break through the* Utilized frequently during fight scenes in ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''. back door of a house when the team leader decides to employ this technique, complete with a running start. And inevitably, he learns that this doesn't work in real life. Surprisingly, the genius who thought he could break a secure door with his head is the one who ''didn't'' get caught.



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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'':
** In ''Action'':
-->'''Justin:''' And then I thought, "WWCD", "What Would Courtney Do"? Use her head that's what!\\
(''[[ComicallyMissingThePoint he then headbutts]] [[ScaryBlackMan Chef]]'')
** In ''World Tour'': when Alejandro tells Tyler to use his head to transport a giant apple, he takes the statement too literally and headbutts it back.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', Bender has been used as a battering ram whenever the situation calls for it. In the movie ''Bender's Big Score'', when ordered to break down a wall, he voluntarily does it it with his head.
* Ram-Man of ''Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse''. It's his frikkin' superpower! (Well, that and having coiled springs for legs...) ''WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse2002'' has him as simply a big man who can charge through barriers with a good running start. Differently from most other example, he has the decency to wear a helmet... And, under it, an iron plate fixed on the top of his head.
* ''WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg'': Lu actually says "Use your head" before coming up with the idea of ramming her head into a money printing press to put her face on the island's cash.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'':
**
In ''Action'':
-->'''Justin:''' And then I thought, "WWCD", "What Would Courtney Do"? Use her head that's what!\\
(''[[ComicallyMissingThePoint he then headbutts]] [[ScaryBlackMan Chef]]'')
** In ''World Tour'': when Alejandro tells Tyler
''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' some of the characters are trapped in a barrel and only Tummi is around to help them. When told to use his head to transport find a giant apple, way to free them, he takes of course rams head first into the statement too literally barrel without any injury and headbutts it back.
creates a hole big enough for the rest to enlarge to get out.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', Bender has been used as a battering ram whenever the situation calls for it. In the movie ''Bender's Big Score'', an episode of ''{{WesternAnimation/Arthur}}'' this is played straight when ordered Arthur is trying to break down a wall, he voluntarily does it it with find his head.
* Ram-Man
way out of ''Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse''. It's his frikkin' superpower! (Well, that and having coiled springs for legs...) ''WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse2002'' has him as simply a big man who can charge through barriers with a good running start. Differently from most other example, he has the decency to wear a helmet... And, under it, an iron plate fixed on the top of his head.
* ''WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg'': Lu actually says "Use your head" before coming up with the idea of ramming her head into a money printing press to put her face on the island's cash.
medieval maze.



* ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}''
** The Dinobot Slag of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersGeneration1'' does this on more than one occasion. One of the best instances would be when he rams Devastator in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie''. Being a giant robot who transforms into a robot Triceratops is very useful for this. For this guy, RammingAlwaysWorks.
** Slag's ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' counterpart Snarl (who would have been called Slag too had Hasbro not chickened out) also turns into a robotic Triceratops.
** Also, the [[FanNickname Conehead]] Decepticon Seeker [[MeaningfulName Ramjet]] has a reinforced nosecone for doing this in vehicle mode. It counts because his nosecone is indeed part of his head. Ramjet actually did fail at this once -- then again, he was trying to ram ''[[TankGoodness Warpath]]''.
** There's [[WesternAnimation/BeastWars Rhinox]] too, and [[Anime/TransformersCybertron Backstop]], both of whom turn into Rhinoceri.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/LegionOfSuperHeroes'', Stone Boy was used as a head-first battering ram to ram open a door. Justified in that he can turn himself into stone, and so cannot be injured from this.



* ''WesternAnimation/DanVs'': In "The Dentist", Dan and Chris catch the DepravedDentist's hideout and come across the robots, one of whom ties Dan up with dental floss. Dan uses his cranium to knock it down (and becomes dazed in the process) right before finishing it with a drill.
* This is used a few times in ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck''. Justified in the pilot as the character who uses it is a ram.



* In an old ''Literature/ArabianNights'' themed ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short, WesternAnimation/PorkyPig defends a fortress from Ali Baba and the Dirty Sleeves; four of them tries to ram down the door using a fifth one as the ram, while a sixth throws him something from ajar of "headache pills" after each hit.
* In "''WesternAnimation/DanVs'' The Dentist", Dan and Chris catch the DepravedDentist's hideout and come across the robots, one of whom ties Dan up with dental floss. Dan uses his cranium to knock it down (and becomes dazed in the process) right before finishing it with a drill.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', Bender has been used as a battering ram whenever the situation calls for it. In the movie ''Bender's Big Score'', when ordered to break down a wall, he voluntarily does it with his head.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'':
** In the episode "Let's Play Red Light, Green Light", [[MakesSenseInContext Stumpy tries to cut a tree by ramming into it with his head.]] He fails.
** In Episode 93, when Stumpy and Quack Quack are training to be firefighters, their practice involves "saving" Mr. Cat from a building with fake flames. Stumpy tries to break down the door by using Quack Quack's head as a battering ram. It doesn't work, so Kaeloo tells them to use the ladder to get to the window Mr. Cat is at. [[TheDitz Stumpy]] then tries to smash the windowsill while continuing to use Quack Quack's head as a battering ram instead of just grabbing Mr. Cat, and Mr. Cat does an AsideGlance to the audience.
* A favourite tactic of Cotton Hill on ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''. It's quite effective because he lost his shins during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and had his feet reattached to his knees, making him short enough for his head to be [[GroinAttack approximately at crotch level]] for most people.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. In "The Secret Museum of Kung Fu", the Furious Five are trapped in the museum. On a roll after giving a "We have to work together" speech, Po says they can just get through the massive boulder blocking the door if they just use their heads. SmashCut to the others using Po as a battering ram.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/LegionOfSuperHeroes'', Stone Boy was used as a head-first battering ram to ram open a door. Justified in that he can turn himself into stone, and so cannot be injured from this.
* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
In an old ''Literature/ArabianNights'' themed ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' ''Literature/ArabianNights''-themed short, WesternAnimation/PorkyPig defends a fortress from Ali Baba and the Dirty Sleeves; four of them tries to ram down the door using a fifth one as the ram, while a sixth throws him something from ajar of "headache pills" after each hit.
* In "''WesternAnimation/DanVs'' The Dentist", Dan Ram-Man of ''Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse''. It's his frikkin' superpower! (Well, that and Chris catch having coiled springs for legs...) ''WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse2002'' has him as simply a big man who can charge through barriers with a good running start. Differently from most other example, he has the DepravedDentist's hideout and come across decency to wear a helmet... And, under it, an iron plate fixed on the robots, one top of whom ties Dan his head.
* ''WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg'': Lu actually says "Use your head" before coming
up with dental floss. Dan uses his cranium to knock it down (and becomes dazed in the process) right before finishing it with idea of ramming her head into a drill.money printing press to put her face on the island's cash.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ninjago}}: Masters of Spinjitzu'', the other characters attempt to use Zane for this. Justified in that [[spoiler:he's a robot who actually has a "Battering Ram" program for some reason.]] Subverted because the door doesn't even budge.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}''
** One of the lessons that Sadlygrove's mentor, Goultard, tries to teach him is that he does actually need to use his head when he's fighting. One such lesson is making him fight [[spoiler:Rubilax]], a [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Shushu]] that [[EnergyAbsorption gets bigger and stronger every time it's hit]], meaning his usual tactic of "hit it 'til it stops moving" won't work. Once he actually [[SubvertedTrope starts using his brain]], he manages to come up with a winning strategy: [[DoubleSubversion Headbutt the Shushu]] until it's so big that that it starts to sink into the sand and faces a real risk of choking to death. Goultard approves.
** Goultard himself also favors this tactic. In his special ''Goultard the Barbarian'', he headbutts Katar so hard that a ''crater'' forms underneath them. He does the same thing to [[spoiler:Rushu]] in the series proper.
* In ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' some of the characters are trapped in a barrel and only Tummi is around to help them. When told to use his head to find a way to free them, he of course rams head first into the barrel without any injury and creates a hole big enough for the rest to enlarge to get out.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ninjago}}: Masters of Spinjitzu'', the other characters attempt to use Zane for this. Justified in that [[spoiler:he's a robot who actually has a "Battering Ram" program for some reason.]] Subverted because the door doesn't even budge.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Talkartoons}}'' short "Jack and the Beanstalk", when Bimbo is thinking of a way top reach a giant after his large cigar falls through his house from the sky, his cow tells him to "Use your bean", which gives him the idea to grow a beanstalk.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. In "The Secret Museum of Kung Fu", the Furious Five are trapped in the museum. On a roll after giving a "We have to work together" speech, Po says they can just get through the massive boulder blocking the door if they just use their heads. SmashCut to the others using Po as a battering ram.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'', Beast Boy takes this statement too literally and uses his head for '''everything''', including typing and as a frying pan to cook eggs.



* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': Jasper has a crash helmet as her weapon of choice, which enables her to amplify the power of headbutts.
* A favourite tactic of Cotton Hill on ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''. It's quite effective because he lost his shins during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and had his feet reattached to his knees, making him short enough for his head to be [[GroinAttack approximately at crotch level]] for most people.
* In an episode of ''{{WesternAnimation/Arthur}}'' this is played straight when Arthur is trying to find his way out of a medieval maze.
* This is used a few times in ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' Justified in the pilot as the character who uses it is a ram.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'':
** In the episode "Let's Play Red Light, Green Light", [[MakesSenseInContext Stumpy tries to cut a tree by ramming into it with his head.]] He fails.
** In Episode 93, when Stumpy and Quack Quack are training to be firefighters, their practice involves "saving" Mr. Cat from a building with fake flames. Stumpy tries to break down the door by using Quack Quack's head as a battering ram. It doesn't work, so Kaeloo tells them to use the ladder to get to the window Mr. Cat is at. [[TheDitz Stumpy]] then tries to smash the windowsill while continuing to use Quack Quack's head as a battering ram instead of just grabbing Mr. Cat, and Mr. Cat does an AsideGlance to the audience.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'':
''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'':
** [[TheBrute Jasper]] has a crash helmet as her weapon of choice, which enables her to amplify the power of headbutts.
** [[Recap/StevenUniverseS5E28ChangeYourMind "Change Your Mind"]]: When giant {{fusion|Dance}} [[spoiler:Obsidian]] grabs onto the front of the [[spoiler:Diamond Mecha]], [[spoiler:[[BigBad White Diamond]]]] immediately headbutts the nearest pillar to try and get rid of her. [[spoiler:Obsidian ''does'' defuse, but the Crystal Gems are able to climb up to the ship's eye and enter.]]
*
In the episode "Let's Play Red Light, Green Light", [[MakesSenseInContext Stumpy ''WesternAnimation/{{Talkartoons}}'' short "Jack and the Beanstalk", when Bimbo is thinking of a way top reach a giant after his large cigar falls through his house from the sky, his cow tells him to "Use your bean", which gives him the idea to grow a beanstalk.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'', Beast Boy takes this statement too literally and uses his head for '''everything''', including typing and as a frying pan to cook eggs.
* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'':
** In ''Action'':
--->'''Justin:''' And then I thought, "WWCD", "What Would Courtney Do"? Use her head that's what!\\
(''[[ComicallyMissingThePoint he then headbutts]] [[ScaryBlackMan Chef]]'')
** In ''World Tour'': when Alejandro tells Tyler to use his head to transport a giant apple, he takes the statement too literally and headbutts it back.
* ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}''
** The Dinobot Slag of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersGeneration1'' does this on more than one occasion. One of the best instances would be when he rams Devastator in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie''. Being a giant robot who transforms into a robot Triceratops is very useful for this. For this guy, RammingAlwaysWorks.
** Slag's ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' counterpart Snarl (who would have been called Slag too had Hasbro not chickened out) also turns into a robotic Triceratops.
** Also, the [[FanNickname Conehead]] Decepticon Seeker [[MeaningfulName Ramjet]] has a reinforced nosecone for doing this in vehicle mode. It counts because his nosecone is indeed part of his head. Ramjet actually did fail at this once -- then again, he was trying to ram ''[[TankGoodness Warpath]]''.
** There's [[WesternAnimation/BeastWars Rhinox]] too, and [[Anime/TransformersCybertron Backstop]], both of whom turn into Rhinoceri.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}''
** One of the lessons that Sadlygrove's mentor, Goultard,
tries to cut a tree by ramming into it with his head.]] He fails.
** In Episode 93, when Stumpy and Quack Quack are training to be firefighters, their practice involves "saving" Mr. Cat from a building with fake flames. Stumpy tries to break down the door by using Quack Quack's head as a battering ram. It doesn't work, so Kaeloo tells them
teach him is that he does actually need to use the ladder to get to the window Mr. Cat is at. [[TheDitz Stumpy]] then tries to smash the windowsill while continuing to use Quack Quack's his head as when he's fighting. One such lesson is making him fight [[spoiler:Rubilax]], a battering ram instead of just grabbing Mr. Cat, [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Shushu]] that [[EnergyAbsorption gets bigger and Mr. Cat stronger every time it's hit]], meaning his usual tactic of "hit it 'til it stops moving" won't work. Once he actually [[SubvertedTrope starts using his brain]], he manages to come up with a winning strategy: [[DoubleSubversion Headbutt the Shushu]] until it's so big that that it starts to sink into the sand and faces a real risk of choking to death. Goultard approves.
** Goultard himself also favors this tactic. In his special ''Goultard the Barbarian'', he headbutts Katar so hard that a ''crater'' forms underneath them. He
does an AsideGlance to the audience.same thing to [[spoiler:Rushu]] in the series proper.


* In ''Anime/BloodBlockadeBattlefront'' Leo does this more than is probably healthy. So far he has headbutted not only [[spoiler: the king of despair]] but he also [[spoiler: breaks Dr. Gamimozou's eye of the Gods by repeatedly headbutting him.]] He also headbutts a Beyondian for laughing at Riel after breaking his arm, which is less impressive compared to the above instances, but no less admirable.

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* In ''Anime/BloodBlockadeBattlefront'' ''Anime/BloodBlockadeBattlefront'', Leo does this more than is probably healthy. So far he has headbutted not only [[spoiler: the king of despair]] but he also [[spoiler: breaks Dr. Gamimozou's eye of the Gods by repeatedly headbutting him.]] He also headbutts a Beyondian for laughing at Riel after breaking his arm, which is less impressive compared to the above instances, but no less admirable.


* In Kekkai Sensen Leo does this more than is probably healthy. So far he has headbutted not only [[spoiler: the king of despair]] but he also [[spoiler: breaks Dr. Gamimozou's eye of the Gods by repeatedly headbutting him.]]
** He also headbutts a beyondian for laughing at Riel after breaking his arm, which is less impressive compared to the above instances, but no less admirable.

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* In Kekkai Sensen ''Anime/BloodBlockadeBattlefront'' Leo does this more than is probably healthy. So far he has headbutted not only [[spoiler: the king of despair]] but he also [[spoiler: breaks Dr. Gamimozou's eye of the Gods by repeatedly headbutting him.]]
**
]] He also headbutts a beyondian Beyondian for laughing at Riel after breaking his arm, which is less impressive compared to the above instances, but no less admirable.admirable.
* In ''Manga/DemonSlayerKimetsuNoYaiba'', Tanjiro's head is incredibly tough and he frequently uses to headbutt his foes when his arms are restrained. It has proven effective even on supernaturally tough demons and even the Pillars, the strongest members of the Demon Slaying Corp. It's parodied in one gag strip, where it's used to chop wood and even as a cutting board.

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* Asura of ''VideoGame/AsurasWrath'' is quite fond of headbutting, resorting to it along with his kicks when he loses his arms at several points in the game. As Asura is a frigging demigod and the embodiment of wrath, his headbutts are incredibly powerful.


* In the mid/late-1980's, there was a wrestler named Jason the Terrible (a pro wrestling expy of Jason Voorhees) who was active in the Memphis and Calgary territories. He wore a hockey mask in the ring and would headbutt opponents with it.

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* In the mid/late-1980's, there was a wrestler named Jason the Terrible Wrestling/JasonTheTerrible (a pro wrestling expy of [[Franchise/FridayThe13th Jason Voorhees) Voorhees]]) who was active in the Memphis and Calgary territories. He wore a hockey mask in the ring and would headbutt opponents with it.



* Hijo Del Santo is known as "El Rey de Tope" for his willingness to do diving head buts and flying battering rams (ironically, it would be a back injury that would put his career on hold). Wrestling/{{CMLL}} World Heavyweight Champion Rayo De Jalisco Jr was known for delivering multiple headbutts in rapid succession, though he had a bad habit of not looking during the last one, so if the opponent wasn't knocked senseless by the first 2-4 they could capitalize.

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* Hijo Del Santo is known as "El Rey de Tope" for his willingness to do diving head buts butts and flying battering rams (ironically, it would be a back injury that would put his career on hold). Wrestling/{{CMLL}} World Heavyweight Champion Rayo De Jalisco Jr was known for delivering multiple headbutts in rapid succession, though he had a bad habit of not looking during the last one, so if the opponent wasn't knocked senseless by the first 2-4 they could capitalize.


* [[spoiler: Mann]] uses this to great effect against Cooper in ''Film/{{Interstellar}}'', resulting in the latter nearly dying from a BrokenFaceplate.

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* [[spoiler: Mann]] uses this to great effect against Cooper in ''Film/{{Interstellar}}'', resulting in the latter nearly dying from a BrokenFaceplate. He does this even though Cooper points out there's an equal chance of breaking his own faceplate that way.


** One of the lessons that Sadlygrove's mentor, Goultard, tries to teach him is that he does actually need to use his head when he's fighting. One such lesson is making him fight [[spoiler:Rubilax]], a [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Shushu]] that actually [[EnergyAbsorption gets bigger and stronger every time it's hit]], meaning his usual tactic of "hit it 'til it stops moving" won't work. Once he actually [[SubvertedTrope starts using his brain]], he manages to come up with a winning strategy: [[DoubleSubversion Headbutt the Shushu]] until it's so big that that it starts to sink into the sand and faces a real risk of choking to death. Goultard approves.

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** One of the lessons that Sadlygrove's mentor, Goultard, tries to teach him is that he does actually need to use his head when he's fighting. One such lesson is making him fight [[spoiler:Rubilax]], a [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Shushu]] that actually [[EnergyAbsorption gets bigger and stronger every time it's hit]], meaning his usual tactic of "hit it 'til it stops moving" won't work. Once he actually [[SubvertedTrope starts using his brain]], he manages to come up with a winning strategy: [[DoubleSubversion Headbutt the Shushu]] until it's so big that that it starts to sink into the sand and faces a real risk of choking to death. Goultard approves.


** Goultard tells his apprentice Sadlygrove that he needs to know how to use his head in battle. Sadlygrove takes this advice literally and defeats [[spoiler:Rubilax]] by headbutting him repeatedly, so hard he sinks into the desert with a real risk of choking to death on sand. Goultard approves.
*** Actually a double subversion. Sadlygrove suddenly realizes he can defeat [[spoiler:Rubilax]] by [[GoingToGiveItMoreEnergy making him too big]]; a case of him actually using his brain. As for how he goes about doing that...

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** Goultard tells his apprentice Sadlygrove One of the lessons that Sadlygrove's mentor, Goultard, tries to teach him is that he needs to know how does actually need to use his head in battle. Sadlygrove takes this advice literally when he's fighting. One such lesson is making him fight [[spoiler:Rubilax]], a [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Shushu]] that actually [[EnergyAbsorption gets bigger and defeats [[spoiler:Rubilax]] by headbutting him repeatedly, stronger every time it's hit]], meaning his usual tactic of "hit it 'til it stops moving" won't work. Once he actually [[SubvertedTrope starts using his brain]], he manages to come up with a winning strategy: [[DoubleSubversion Headbutt the Shushu]] until it's so hard he sinks big that that it starts to sink into the desert with sand and faces a real risk of choking to death on sand. death. Goultard approves.
*** Actually a double subversion. Sadlygrove suddenly realizes he can defeat [[spoiler:Rubilax]] by [[GoingToGiveItMoreEnergy making him too big]]; a case of him actually using his brain. As for how he goes about doing that...
approves.


* In an episode ''Series/WorldsDumbest Criminals'', a pair of would-be burglars is trying to break through the back door of a house when the team leader decides to employ this technique, complete with a running start. And inevitably, he learns that this doesn't work in real life. Surprisingly, the genius who thought he could break a secure door with his head is the one who ''didn't'' get caught.
* Utilized frequently during fight scenes in ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''.

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* In an episode ''Series/WorldsDumbest Criminals'', a pair of would-be burglars is trying to break through the the* Utilized frequently during fight scenes in ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''. back door of a house when the team leader decides to employ this technique, complete with a running start. And inevitably, he learns that this doesn't work in real life. Surprisingly, the genius who thought he could break a secure door with his head is the one who ''didn't'' get caught.
* Utilized frequently during fight scenes in ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''.



* The Battering Ram -- a finishing move used by several wrestlers, most notably Wrestling/TheSheepherders, whose FinishingMove was ''called'' the BatteringRam. Which was first used by Bobo Brazil (Houston Harris -- a former baseball player), and called the Coco Butt, in 1950.

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* The Battering Ram -- a finishing move used by several wrestlers, most notably Wrestling/TheSheepherders, Wrestling/TheBushwhackers, whose FinishingMove was ''called'' the BatteringRam. Which was first used by Bobo Brazil (Houston Harris -- a former baseball player), and called the Coco Butt, in 1950.

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** Thanos tries this again in the final battle of ''Film/AvengersEndgame'', except this time his target is ComicBook/CarolDanvers - who ''completely tanks it.''


* One of {{Franchise/Spyro the Dragon}} s main ways of dealing with enemies, especially ones that are wearing flame proof armor. Loot Chests can be smashed open as well.

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* One of {{Franchise/Spyro the Dragon}} s ''Franchise/SpyroTheDragon'''s main ways of dealing with enemies, especially ones that are wearing flame proof armor. Loot Chests can be smashed open as well.well.
* ''VideoGame/BattleTech'': [=BattleMechs=] with no grasper arms, such as the ancestral Blackjack the PlayerCharacter starts with, sometimes headbutt their opponents if ordered to perform a melee attack.

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