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A Red Boxing Glove on a mechanical arm that extends and retracts,note  hence the name. Often used for comedic effect.

See also Amusing Injuries.

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     Anime and Manga 
  • Naruto: During the "what's under Kakashi's mask?" episode, Kakashi has an Imagine Spot where he gets bopped by one of these and Squashed Flat against a wall, to which Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura triumphantly declare "He fell for it!"
  • One Piece: Nami's Thunder Tempo attack consists of this.
  • The first opening sequence for Lupin III (Red Jacket) depicts the title character getting clobbered by one of these gloves on a spring when he tries to jump into bed with Fujiko.
  • As a Shout-Out to Lupin III, in FLCL the same thing happens to Naota's dad when he tries to jump Haruko in episode five.

    Comic Books 
  • A recurring part of The Joker's arsenal, whether launched from inside his Badass Longcoat or from a giant pistol. The latter has also become something of a signature weapon for Harley Quinn.
  • Spring-loaded/extending-arm boxing gloves are a common booby trap in Spy vs. Spy. These can be seen hidden in safes, wall panels, articles of clothing, or occasionally, food items.
  • This is used as a weapon by two of the Disney Ducks Comic Universe superheroes, namely Paperinik (alias Donald Duck) and the Red Bat (Fethry).
  • A Don Martin cartoon ("In a Doctor's Office", MAD #70, April 1962) went weird places with this: A doctor taps his patient's knee with a reflex hammer, whereupon a boxing-glove device pops out of the man's mouth and smacks him in the face. He asks the patient's wife "How long has your husband had this condition?" and a boxing glove pops out of her mouth when she starts to answer. He turns to his nurse: "Get rid of these people, nurse.. before I go out of my mind!!" and a boxing glove comes out of HER mouth when she answers. Staggering towards the door of his office ("I better get out of here!!"), he is flattened in the final (full-page!) panel by a boxing glove the size of the doorway.
  • Frequently used in Achille Talon as traps or fighting devices. On one occasion Achille tries to use one on his neighbour Lefuneste, only to hit instead the support on which Lefuneste was piling bricks, causing all of them to fall on Achille.

     Film 
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit: The Boxing Glove Mallet.
  • The Joker uses one of these in Batman. It goes by quickly, but on closer inspection, it's not so much a gadget he had lying around as a mounted device aimed directly at the television, as if he was just waiting for a reason.
    Joker: "Batman. Batman! Can somebody tell me what kind of a world we live in when a man dressed as a BAT...gets all my press?"
  • Concept art for Batman Returns featured a penguin with one of these in a chest-mounted case.

     Literature 

     Theme Parks 
  • At Universal Studios:
    • In the pre-show for A Day in the Park with Barney, Mr./Mrs. Peek-A-Boo, while trying to locate the door to the main stage, accidentally triggers one of these and ducks just before they can get hit.
    • A giant extendo boxing glove is used as an obstacle in the Minion training course at the Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem ride.
    • The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera has Dick Dastardly's rocket equipped with some, which he uses to punch away incoming traffic.

     Video Games 

     Western Animation 
  • In The Powerpuff Girls episode "Hot Air Buffoon", the Mayor becomes convinced that he shouldn't just rely on the girls all the time. He decides to fight crime using a hot air balloon and one of these.
  • In The Batman, it gets bumped up to one of Joker's recurring weapons.
  • A Simpsons episode has Stephen Hawking fire one from his wheelchair.

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