Dominic Caruso deliberately provoking a child rapist, after having found a missing little girl dead in the man's bathtub, into picking up a knife. The guy is less than 21 feet away from Dom, a crack-shot FBI Agent. Big mistake.
Jack Ryan's son taking down a high-level terrorist operative with a death laden in Irony.
The 2018 Amazon Series
Ryan's first trip into the field after years at a desk job unexpectedly involves a massive battle with Suleiman's men as they come to his rescue. The close quarters when he starts fighting gives him some advantage, but it finally runs out and he has a gun pointed at him. So he reveals he's holding a grenade with the pin pulled, and his attackers will die if they kill him. As they back away in a stalemate, he also reveals he's figured out Suleiman's identity, and they both leave with a new view of each other as a Worthy Opponent.
Drone operator Tombstone deciding Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right! and bringing what seems to be the wrath of God down on what seems to him to only be a potential rapist, which actually provides a huge break for Ryan and Greer by letting Suleiman's wife and daughters escape.