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** In fact it's what sets off the plot; when they receive a DistressCall from the first spaceship sent on their mission and debate whether to risk their mission to respond, it's pointed out that spaceship has a second bomb, so at least they'll have two chances of success.


* ''Disney/TheFoxAndTheHound''
-->'''Todd''': Quick, Vixie, this is our only chance!

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* ''Disney/TheFoxAndTheHound''
-->'''Todd''': Quick, Vixie, this is our
In ''Disney/TheFoxAndTheHound'', Tod and Vixie are trapped in their burrow, with Copper blocking the front exit and Amos having set a fire to block the rear exit. Realizing they were dead if they tried to go out the front, Tod urges Vixie that their only chance!chance is to risk rushing through the fire. They make it out unharmed, much to Amos' shock.


* In ''CodeGeass'', Suzaku used his "Live on!" Geass to perfectly time his attack, which allowed him to exploit the One Chance he had to [[spoiler:deactivate FLEIJA]].

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* In ''CodeGeass'', ''Anime/CodeGeass'', Suzaku used his "Live on!" Geass to perfectly time his attack, which allowed him to exploit the One Chance he had to [[spoiler:deactivate FLEIJA]].


* ''SuperFriends'' was the embodiment of this trope. Every episode, one or all of the heroes would get into a deathtrap situation where their only means of escape involved extremely unlikely scenarios, shady impossible physics, developing a new super power spontaneously, or often all three. Of course, they'd never fail to say "I only have one chance" before executing their bold strategy.

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* ''SuperFriends'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Superfriends}}'' was the embodiment of this trope. Every episode, one or all of the heroes would get into a deathtrap situation where their only means of escape involved extremely unlikely scenarios, shady impossible physics, developing a new super power spontaneously, or often all three. Of course, they'd never fail to say "I only have one chance" before executing their bold strategy.


* ''TheRealGhostbusters'' is MADE of this trope. Expect Egon to say it at least once an episode.

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* ''TheRealGhostbusters'' ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' is MADE of this trope. Expect Egon to say it at least once an episode.


* In ''TheIncredibles'', Elastigirl mentions that they'll only have one shot at defeating the Omnidroid by blasting its claw through its core. To improve the chances, she makes Mr Incredible wait until the last possible moment to take the shot, so the Omnidroid is closer.

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* In ''TheIncredibles'', ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', Elastigirl mentions that they'll only have one shot at defeating the Omnidroid by blasting its claw through its core. To improve the chances, she makes Mr Incredible wait until the last possible moment to take the shot, so the Omnidroid is closer.


The odds are down, the enemy's tied the heroic group to a chair and have a nuclear missile pointed straight at them. All's lost, right? Wait! There's a MillionToOneChance that they can get out of this situation victorious, but it will take split second timing. Of course, instead of attempting to do this split second timing, the heroes point it out to each other that the chances are minimal through the phrase:

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The odds are down, the enemy's tied the heroic group to a chair and have a nuclear missile pointed straight at them. All's lost, right? Wait! There's a MillionToOneChance that they can get out of this situation victorious, but it will take split second timing. Of course, instead of ''before'' attempting to do this split second timing, the heroes point it out to each other that the chances are minimal through the phrase:


* Yugi says this in ''[[YugiohTheAbridgedSeries Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Movie]]''. [[spoiler: Ironically, it ''doesn't'' work.]]

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* Yugi says this in ''[[YugiohTheAbridgedSeries ''[[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Movie]]''. [[spoiler: Ironically, it ''doesn't'' work.]]


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* ''Film/{{Sunshine}}'' had a fairly well justified version of this: the ship only had one bomb, so if something went wrong, there was no other option.




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* ''{{Sunshine}}'' had a fairly well justified version of this: the ship only had one bomb, so if something went wrong, there was no other option.

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* ''{{Sunshine}}'' had a fairly well justified version of this: the ship only had one bomb, so if something went wrong, there was no other option.


* ''TheFoxAndTheHound''

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* ''TheFoxAndTheHound'' ''Disney/TheFoxAndTheHound''




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* ''TheFoxAndTheHound''
-->'''Todd''': Quick, Vixie, this is our only chance!

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