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"Have you no sense of defense? Or do you just like to feel pain?"

Loki: ENOUGH! You are, all of you, beneath me! I am a god, you dull creature! And I will not be bullied by—
[Hulk slams Loki into the ground over his head, left to right, a few times]
Hulk: Puny god.

One way for a character to deliver a severe beatdown on an opponent is to pick said opponent up (often by the feet) and slam him left-right-left-right overhead into the ground, (a little like the pendulum of a metronome). It's generally an indication that either the character doing the slamming is very strong, or very angry or both. This can be played for even greater effect (or for laughs) if the character doing the slamming is either very small or, in normal circumstances, shouldn't have that kind of strength at all.

When the character doing it has no superhuman strength, this becomes the prefered way to compose a tongue-in-cheek representation of Judo or any other martial art.

A specific kind of Grapple Move.

Compare Spinning Piledriver, Grievous Harm with a Body and Human Hammer-Throw.


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    Anime & Manga 
  • The Black★Rock Shooter TV anime has Strength do this to IBRS.
  • This is how Nene Motoe dies in Blood-C, as one of the Elder Bairns grabs her by the legs and smashes her into a pulp against the ground after she is knocked into its path by her own sister Nono, who receives an even worse death soon after.
  • Dragon Ball:
    • In Dragon Ball Super, Goku is on the receiving end of this from Universe 6's Kale. Some viewers suspected that this was a Shout-Out to The Avengers, since Kale is a Suspiciously Similar Substitute for the non-canon Broly, who's been compared to the Hulk for years due to his being a rage-fueled, muscle-bound berserker associated with the color green.
    • In Dragon Ball Super: Broly, Goku's on the receiving end of this once again, this time from (now-actually-canon) Broly himself.
  • Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel: In the second movie, "Lost Butterfly", Berserker grabs Saber Alter and slams her into the ground several times. However, Saber Alter is so insanely durable that the impacts have no effect on her, then she easily breaks his grip and starts kicking his ass.
  • Fighter, from the first chapter/episode of Goblin Slayer, gets smashed against several cave walls by a big hobgoblin that proved to be too strong for her kicks to handle. What happens to her after this is anything but pretty.
  • One Piece:
    • In Thriller Bark, Nightmare Luffy does this to Oars. It should be mentioned that, while Nightmare Luffy is about as big as the Hulk, Oars is as big as a skyscraper.
    • Later on during Wano, Gear Fifth Luffy performs a mashing on Kaido in his dragon form. Keep in mind that dragon Kaido is absolutely massive, and Luffy was able to do this without much trouble.
  • An Indigo League episode of Pokémon: The Series has Ash's Bulbasaur get beaten up by a Bellsprout in this manner.
  • Ranma ˝: In the manga version of the Martial Arts Figure Skating battle, female Ranma jumpkicks Ryōga in the face — while he is hurt, he recovers instantly and grabs Ranma's foot, then SLAMS her on the ice of the rink so her entire body is flattened against it. Unfortunately for him, the skating rink has been previously broken into free-floating ice floes, and the sudden impact tips the ice right into the freezing water, where a submerged Ranma (still flat on the ice) taunts him for his idiocy.
  • In Tiger Mask, Snow Singh applies a ferocious mashing to the titular main character during a wrestling match.
  • The first "duel" between Thorkell and Thorfinn in Vinland Saga. Thorfinn impales Thorkell's palm with one of his daggers, Thorkell responds by grabbing Thorfinn's dagger and his hand, before tossing the smaller man around like a rag-doll.

    Comic Books 
  • Asterix: The main character himself has been known to do it, though Obelix uses it more frequently.
  • A pretty brutal example of it is how Klyde "kills" Meriem in Cavewoman: Rain.
  • In one issue of Willingham's Elementals, Monolith (the Big Guy of the team) grabs a fleeing bad guy by his cape and swings him into the wall on one side of an alley, then the other side.
    Monolith: Have a wall! (*WHAM*) Have two, they're small! (*WHAM*)
  • Scooby-Doo! Team-Up: Bamm Bamm does this to Shaggy and later to the Phantom in "Scooby Doo When Are You".
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Archie Comics) has this in Issue 270, when Knuckles puts Nack through this before uppercutting him out of the ring in a tournament fight.
  • Spider-Man 2099: In a run in with the Maestro, an evil and insane future Hulk, this winds up happening to Miguel, who quickly realises as strong as the Maestro is, he could quite easily just kill him (and has already broken several bones). He's mashing Miguel for funsies.
  • Superman:
  • Wonder Woman (1987): When Cassie first meets Artemis the Amazon is trying to kill Jason Blood due to being misled. As Cassie understandably trusts Diana more than Temi she helps Diana stop the long haired Amazon by grabing her by the hair to swing her into things. Amusingly Artemis becomes one of the first people to support Cassie's dream of being a superhero and ends up as her mentor.

    Comic Strips 

    Fan Works 
  • Ragna and Nu subject each other to this in Chapter 76 of BlazBlue Alternative: Remnant. First, Nu grabs Ragna by the face and slams him into the ground a couple times before throwing him into the arena wall. Then later in the same fight, Ragna returns the favor after becoming the Black Beast, grabbing Nu by the leg and repeatedly slamming her into the ground before tossing her away.
  • In Child of the Storm, during the first book's Final Battle, the Hulk repeats his famous trick from The Avengers, this time against Chthon.
    Loki: It is so satisfying to see that happen to someone else.
  • Echoes of Yesterday: When his blades fail to even put a scratch on Supergirl, Hookwolf resorts to grab her and slam her into the pavement. Needless to say, it also fails to hurt her (but succeeds in annoying her)
    And then he started to shake me like a ragdoll, just to add insult to injury...
    My world spun and I snarled with frustration; I was getting really tired of villains manhandling me. He started slamming repeatedly against the ground in some sort of attempt to break me in two. I was jarred back and forth with each slam, but unharmed; at least, unharmed enough to focus on raising both my hands over my head and slamming them down on his face right as he smashed me against the ground again.
  • Gems Are Unbreakable: During one battle between Josuke and Amethyst, he reverts the pavement into coal tar in order to stop her movements. Then Crazy Diamond painfully tears her away from the ground and slams her onto another patch of coal tar. Again and again.
  • In the Kingdom Hearts fanfic Oathkeeper's Awakening, original villain Aros is subjected to this by both Grandmother Willow and Kevin. The latter even swallows his Keyblade.
  • In Last Mage of Krypton, this is how Neville using his Orang-utan animagus form takes out all three of the Lestrange family.
  • Brandon from Mist of Doom is a very tall and muscular guy who wields a coffin full of guns. When his coffin gets knocked away from him by a dragon, he grabs its tail and smashes the dragon into the ground again and again.
  • Ryuko closes out her fight with Satsuki in Natural Selection by whipping her around by the ankles for a good ten seconds, more as a victory lap than anything else.
  • The troll unexpectedly does this to Paul in With Strings Attached. It expects a bloody shredded corpse when it's done. It's more than a little surprised (and terrified) when the annoyed Nigh-Invulnerable Paul, hanging upside-down in its grasp, says, "Are you quite finished?"

    Films — Animation 
  • Asterix:
  • Brother Bear: Koda does this to one of the two moose brothers in the credit outtakes.
  • In The Incredibles, Syndrome engages in some of this during his initial confrontation with Mr. Incredible, with the help of a Tractor Beam. However, it shuts off on its own after only a few bashes, sending Mr. Incredible flying off into the distance instead.
  • Kung Fu Panda:
    • Po is beaten by Mantis using this style of beatdown.
    • In Kung Fu Panda 2, Po gets this treatment from a turnip who knows kung fu. A turnip that his parents adopted to replace him. That's Po having a nightmare, if you wonder.
    • In Kung Fu Panda 3, Mantis turned into a Jade Zombie inflicts this on Monkey.
  • Goro does this to Liu Kang during their fight in Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge.
  • My Little Pony: The Movie (1986): The Phlume slams Reeka like this.
  • The Secret Life of Pets 2: Snowball (a fluffy rabbit) as Captain Snowball (a superhero) receives one from Little Sergei (a monkey).
  • Turbo: Turbo does this from inside a crow that made the mistake of swallowing him just after he saves his brother Chet.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • In Asterix at the Olympic Games, the Roman champion Humungus grabs the Egyptian pugilist by the leg and then slams him to the ground left and right.
  • Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves features the party's druid, Doric, wildshaping into an owlbear to pull this on a depowered Sofina the Red Wizard to close out the film's final battle. Then she rapid-fire pounds her into the ground. Then does it again to be sure. Then hurls her into a wall, which collapses on her.
    Edgin: I think you got her!
  • Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood had the famous "sleeping bag" kill where Jason Voorhees drags a girl in a sleeping bag out from her tent and then slams her against a tree (once in the theatrical cut, six times in the deleted scenes). Jason X and Friday the 13th: The Game both recreated this kill as an homage.
  • Played with in Man of Steel. In a nod to The Avengers, Nam-Ek catches Superman's leg before take-off and looks to do to Clark what the Hulk did to Loki. Nam-Ek slams Clark into the ground and heaves him up again but instead of repeating the attack on the other side, Nam-Ek hoists Clark up and throws him into the ground full-force.
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe:
    • The climax of The Avengers has the Hulk shutting up Loki this way, interrupting the A God Am I monologue he was warming up to.
      Hulk: Puny god.
    • This receives a hilarious Call-Back in Thor: Ragnarok when Thor is subjected to the very same treatment (even with the exact number of mashings) by the same guy during their fight. Loki is positively delighted upon witnessing it.
    • One-upped by Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy: after dealing with Korath's forces alongside Star Lord and Drax, another group of Mooks appear to contain the three. Groot then proceeds to shish-kebab a few of them, then uses them to whip away the others.
    • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania: During the big climactic fight, Cassie Lang tussles against M.O.D.O.K., at one point grabbing his harpoon cable and using her giant size to slam him against the ground left and right.
  • Sky High: Will does this to Royal Pain when they fight.

    Live-Action TV 
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys: In the episode "Judgment Day", this is done to Strife by Hercules.
  • Ultraman Dyna have this happening to the Ultra when fighting Jagira, a giant tree-monster, who entangles Dyna in its roots and then smashing Dyna side-by-side. However this scene is Played for Laughs, and Dyna simply breaks out of those roots moments later.

    Puppet Shows 
  • In an episode of Eureeka's Castle, a blue Slurm that Batly catches does this to him.

    Tabletop Games 
  • Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition: From the splatbook Oriental Adventures, the feat "Great Throw" allows inflicting damage on a trip attack by swinging a foe overhead. Since nothing in the "prone" condition prevents from being targeted by another trip attack, this can be done again and again during a full-attack action, resulting in this trope. This is especially nasty since the move ignores armor entirely, although it doesn't work on creatures bigger than the tripper.

    Video Games 
  • Oinkie uses this as his behind grab in Anarchy Reigns. With one hand. By the head. Effortlessly. Did we mention that some of the other characters are 9-foot close-to-a-ton-weighing cyborgs?
  • Battletoads and Double Dragon have the greatest example in the history of our species. With the right command, one of the toads can grab Linda Lash by the hair, yank it to bend her over backward, kick her in the butt repeatedly with a huge grin, then slam her back and forth by the hair until she dies. Given that Linda's whip attack has severe knockback and the level is filled with Bottomless Pits, the player will enjoy this hilarious beating as much as the toads do.
  • Bayonetta can do this to enemies that she uppercuts into the air as a Punish Attack, slamming them around for some extra Halos. More amazingly, she can also do this to Fortitudo, a ginormous dragon angel boss that she fights early on in the game.
  • This is how the creature in Carrion deals with Heavily Armored Mooks: seizing them in its tentacles and whomping them against the walls, floor, and ceiling until they're the consistency of toothpaste.
  • In Chrono Trigger certain enemies (the scorpion-like Sir Krawlie and his later Palette Swaps) can do this to your characters as a HP to 1 attack.
  • Dark Forces Saga: Kyle Katarn will do this in Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy if you turn to the dark side and have to fight him as the final boss. As a Combat Pragmatist, he opens up with a knee bash to the face, then follows up with two side to side slams. Kyle is not any larger or stronger than any other Jedi or even any other human in the setting. He's just that badass.
  • This is D-Mob's back Blazin' move in Def Jam Vendetta. He grabs his opponent's legs and slams them on the ground face-first four times, the first three slams going back and forth, the fourth whipping the opponent around to land in the same spot as the previous slam.
  • Donkey Kong '94: Donkey Kong does a single-side version of this to Mario if you're foolish enough to touch him.
  • Doom:
    • In Brutal Doom, the Revenants' melee finisher attack involves smashing the victim against the ground before tossing them into anyone in the way.
    • Project Brutality has the Doomguy do this to any Ifirt he kills while in "RIP AND TEAR" Mode. He grabs the demon by the wrist and slams him into the ground until he dies in a puff of flame.
  • In Earthworm Jim, a tiny cat mook will do this to Jim if he approaches it. Then again, it's a really fast way to skip parts of the level if you have enough energy to endure it.
  • Exit Limbo: Opening allows you to pull this off when your power's upgraded, at which point you can grab a mook and smash him side-to-side for extra damage. You can even use the mook as an impromptu club on other mooks.
  • In the Intelligence video for the SPECIAL system in Fallout 4, Vault Boy accidentally hits an alarm that turns a Mr. Handy hostile. Mr. Handy proceeds to grab Vault Boy's ankle and bash him around.
  • Gekido: Ushio, the largest of the players, can execute a grab move on mooks and then smash them from side-to-side for extra damage.
  • The gorilla luchador in God Hand can do this to Gene and it hurts a lot, even if Gene manages to interrupt it with a Groin Attack.
  • Growl: Poachers beware, depending on how they stand with each other, the rangers can slam stunned enemies back and forth in Runark. This is usually enough to kill mooks outright, unfortunately it's mostly a random occurrence.
  • This is the player's main attack in the N64 game Iggy's Reckin' Balls. There's even a multi-hit variation where the victim is slammed back and forth and eventually straight through the ground. This is, however, time-consuming, and considering this is a racing game, the multi-hit doesn't get used too often except by Spiteful A.I..
  • Scarecrow's Super Move in Injustice 2 begins with him opening a tear in reality with his hook, through which a giant Arkham Asylum-style Scarecrow grabs his opponent with his own hook, slams him into the ground twice, and then dunks him into an open grave with the opponent's name on the headstone.
  • Killer Instinct:
    • Glacius does this.
    • Kan-Ra one-ups him by using his bandages to repeatedly slam his opponent into the ground.
  • In The King of Fighters series, Goro Daimon's signature grapple super takes this form. Orochi Yashiro has one as his command throw and two of his supers, assuming Limit Break. Chang Koehan can also do this as a command throw, and one handed to boot.
  • The Tank does this to some zombies in the intro movie of Left 4 Dead.
  • In LEGO Marvel Super Heroes and subsequent LEGO Marvel games Hulk can do this movement to most enemies the same way he did it to Loki in the Avengers film.
  • Luigi can perform this on ghosts in Luigi's Mansion 3 while they are being sucked by the Poltergust G-00, taking the place of the Power Surge mechanic from Dark Moon. This can do immense damage to both the ghosts and the surroundings (which can include other ghosts hit by the ghost Luigi is mashing with).
  • One of the finishers in MadWorld has Jack doing this, finishing by tossing the enemy into anything or anyone in his way. It's pretty satisfying to watch.
  • Marvel vs. Capcom:
  • Monster Hunter: As shown in Monster Hunter: World: Iceborne and Monster Hunter: Rise, the Rajang uses this as its preferred technique against Flying Wyverns, grabbing them out of the air by the tail, then bashing them against the ground few times before tossing them into the nearest wall. The scary thing is how easily it does it, considering most Flying Wyverns are formidable threats in their own right, cementing the Fanged Beast's place in the power hierarchy.
  • This is a constant part of Jax's moveset in any Mortal Kombat he appears.
  • Ninja Baseball Bat Man has Beanball Roger's Foil Buster.
  • The Pink Panther in Passport to Peril: Pinky does this to the mooks who attack him during a Peking Opera performance.
  • The scorpion enemies do this to you in Pitfall 3D: Beyond the Jungle.
  • The basic attack in Rod Land.
  • Shank can do this after grabbing a basic Mook and stabbing them mulitple times.
  • Skullgirls: This is one of Cerebella's super attacks, topped off by her flinging the opponent in the air and impaling them on a blade hidden in one of her Tricked-Out Shoes.
  • Solatorobo: The G-type mech can do this to a stunned foe, and is hilarious to watch on mechs and bosses twice your size. And it even damages other enemies too!
  • Sonic Unleashed: Sonic the Werehog can use the Beatdown to do this to some of the bigger mooks once he gets his elasticated hands on them.
  • In Soulcalibur Rock can grab an enemy's feet when they're on the ground and do this before hurling them away.
  • Street Fighter:
  • In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Samus can do this with her up grapple attack.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time has this. Here's a video of it. It's also Simple, yet Awesome as it's a One-Hit Kill on all Foot Ninjas (the one being thrown, as well as those hit by him) and gives you more points than killing them normally.
  • In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge, the same grab attack from Turtles in Time can be performed, and is every bit as effective against Foot Clan ninjas.
  • In Tekken, Kuma has a left side throw called the Bear Slam, in which this trope comes into play.
  • Though the video game itself suffers from crushing monotony, The Tick for the Genesis allows the eponymous hero to do this as an entertaining finishing move on the various enemies in the game (alongside an uppercut that can launch them off screen or simple finger-flick to the head that sends them sprawling).
  • There's a particularly nightmarish way to die in the classic 1996 Tomb Raider at the hands of the Abomination. The creature grabs Lara by the leg (and she screams) then it proceeds to fuck her shit up by slamming her into the floor, with a Sickening "Crunch!" with each impact. Once the Abomination realizes that Lara has died after the third time, it dangles her mangled and crushed body and then drops it. The scene plays out like a child being a bit too rough with a toy and accidentally breaking it.
  • In Under Night In-Birth, Merkava does this to his opponent as his grab.
  • In Undertale, the final boss fight of a No Mercy run features Sans repeatedly mashing you back and forth against the walls of the combat area.
  • While the selling point of Wild 9 is that you can torture enemy mooks by throwing them into environmental hazards, if there are no hazards around you then defeat them by repeatedly smashing into the ground.
  • Rasputin has this as a throw in the World Heroes series, starting with the first sequel.
  • There's not a dedicated move for this in Yakuza 0, but while in Beast style, if the player presses the grab button while facing a downed opponent's feet he'll grab them by the leg, and pressing it again causes him to hurl them over his shoulder and slam them back down. The only thing stopping the player from doing this repeatedly is if other enemies interrupt or if the player doesn't grab fast enough before the downed enemy starts getting back up.

    Web Animation 
  • In Ninja Action 1, the ninja protagonist inflicts such a mashing to the Dark Action Girl he meets (at the 11:38 mark) by grabbing her hair, after announcing his clear intent to do so in a short trash-talking exchange with her (in the form of stick-figure animation).
  • General Ironwood of RWBY smashes an elder Beowolf Grimm that had just ripped two of his androids in half from side to side. Since he had barely fought onscreen prior to that point, it very quickly establishes him as a Four-Star Badass.
  • Mario does it to some Koopas in Super Mario Bros. Z. In the same series, when Mecha Sonic first encounters Yoshi, he does this to Yoshi. Using Yoshi's tongue as the "handle".
  • Toon Sandwich: In "Super-Hero-Bowl!", the Hulk grabs Superman by the ankle and subjects him to the "puny god" routine.

  • The Adventures of Dr. McNinja: In "Why a Gorilla?", McNinja arrives at a gorilla city and immediately has to fight one of the gorillas because they're not keen on humans. He wakes up to being subjected to this trope and finally defeats the gorilla with a Pressure Point attack. All the gorillas are awed, mainly because he'd been beaten up for an hour while unconscious.
  • Godslave: Edith discovers she has Super Strength when she tries to stop Turner from strangling her and instead does this.
  • The Last Days of Foxhound: How Liquid defeats the cyborg ninja for the second time (after being impaled by his sword).
  • In Mob Psycho 100, after having lost his first fight with Koyama, Mob immediately resorts to this with his telekinesis in their rematch, winning instantly.
  • Rusty and Co.: Cube of all beings does it to Grinner in level 7-89, with the help of Madeline's pitchfork impaled through the gnoll's hand. Rusty, Roxy and Presti, who have come to severely despise Grinner, are tremendously enjoying the show.

    Web Original 
  • Phase of the Whateley Universe does this to a giant. In "Boston Brawl II" Phase (who is five foot nothing but a density changer) pounds the forty-foot Matterhorn like this (because of the way their powers interact, Phase only has to lift Matterhorn's normal 200 lb. body weight, so he can just move the giant around like a huge balloon), and then — just to add insult to injury — once he was unconscious, Phase uses him as a giant flail, smashing some of the other supervillains in the battle.

    Western Animation 
  • American Dad!: In "The Devil Wears a Lapel Pin", a raging muscle-bound Bullock does this to Jeff before ripping him in half (he's perfectly fine later).
  • The Ant and the Aardvark has this happen after the ant took some vitamins.
  • The Atom Ant Show: The tiny Atom Ant hands out pounding in this style, including to an anteater dumb enough to eat him.
  • Beavis and Butt-Head are subjected to this by the bouncer at a mud-wrestling venue. Twice.
  • Brickleberry: Denzel gets a baby elephant dressed as Superman that does this to him.
  • Darkwing Duck: Stegmutt is talked into pretending that Darkwing is on fire and "putting him out". Later, Darkwing has the chance for revenge by having him do the same to Bushroot.
  • Dave the Barbarian has amoeba wrestling.
  • Donkey Kong Country: Kong Fu does this to DK.
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy:
    • Happens in the episode "Ready, Set... Ed!" when Eddy and Kevin need to get to a location together. They alternate doing this to each other. "After you! *WHAM*" "No, no, I insist, after you! *WHAM*" with Kevin getting the last slam.
    • This also happened to Eddy when he was beaten up by Ed's imaginary friend, Jib, in the episode "Who Let the Ed In?"
  • The Flintstones:
    • The Signature Move of young Bamm Bamm Rubble. "BAM-BAM-BAM!"
    • At least one variation of the Loyal Order of Water Buffalo Secret Handshake has the two shakers doing this to each other. Simultaneously.
    • In one episode, Wilma and Betty learn how to do this in a women's self-defense class and use it liberally.
  • The Garfield Show episode "Little Miss Mouse" ends with Squeak's niece defending herself against the cat Bruno by grabbing his arm and repeatedly swinging him above her in a way that he gets beaten by being struck against the pavement.
  • Cousin Hercules, the world's strongest mouse, does this to Mr. Jinks in one Pixie and Dixie short in The Huckleberry Hound Show.
  • The Walter Lantz character Inspector Willoughby does this to thugs twice his size.
  • Gaz does this to her brother Dib in Invader Zim after he accidentally curses her to taste nothing but pork.
  • Done gruesomely in ''Invincible when Omni-Man slams Darkwing into the ground. By the second time, his face explodes, sending blood and brains everywhere.
  • Johnny Bravo suffers this every now and then. In an episode, Jungle Boy does it to his evil ape advisor.
  • Kaeloo: Bad Kaeloo does this to Mr. Cat.
  • Kim Possible: The ninja toddler Hana does this to Monkey Fist.
  • Looney Tunes:
    • The adorable little Henery Hawk does this to Foghorn Leghorn Once per Episode.
    • In the Merrie Melodies short "To Itch His Own", a "strongman" flea from a flea circus does this to a big dog who was picking on the little dog the flea was vacationing on.
    • "Tree for Two" features Spike the bulldog and little dog Chester deciding to torment Sylvester only for Spike to run afoul of a real threat like an escaped panther. Chester thinks Sylvester is behind this and gets even by throwing him around. At least once he gives Sylvester a round of metronomic mashing (pretty impressive given Sylvester's bigger than the dog) before finishing him with a Feline Hammer Throw into the trash.
    • This is occasionally done with "snare"note  gags.
  • The Powerpuff Girls: Buttercup does this to Fuzzy Lumpkins in the episode "Makes Zen to Me".
  • Scooby-Doo: Velma does this to the Monster of the Week in A Pup Named Scooby-Doo.
  • The Simpsons: In "Treehouse of Horror X", Lisa does this on accident to Bill Clinton when she attempts to shake his hand after she and Bart become superheroes.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants:
    • Man Ray is still able to do this to Patrick even under the influence of the Tickle Belt.
    • Props goes to Patrick for being able to do this to himself.
    • In "Frankendoodle", DoodleBob does this to Squidward when SpongeBob unleashes him on Squidward's doorstep.
    • This is one of Mermaidman's moves, which SpongeBob refers to as the "Spine Blaster".
    • In "My Leg!", a girl scout does this to Patrick when he antagonizes her.
  • Star vs. the Forces of Evil: Marco does this to Jeremy when he gets a Monster Arm.
  • Steven Universe: Peridot to Pearl while fighting in Mini-Mecha.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012): In "Metalhead", the title robot subjects Raphael to this.
  • Tex Avery MGM Cartoons: Droopy can do this (it's arguably his signature style), but only if you make him angry.
  • In the Tiny Toon Adventures music video for "Particle Man", Person Man wrestles in this manner.
  • Tom and Jerry: Jerry does this to Tom when he (Jerry) got super-strength in "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse". His cousin Muscles is shown doing this to cats at the start of "Jerry's Cousin". Jerry also does this to Tom in "The Milky Waif" when he becomes enraged after Tom swats Nibbles.
  • In the Tom and Jerry Tales episode "Invasion of the Body Slammers", Jerry's alien clone shapeshifts his arm into a tentacle and does this to Tom.
  • Transformers: Robots in Disguise: Done to Bumblebee by Fixit, of all bots. It Makes Sense in Context.
  • In Wakfu, this happens to Sadlygrove during his fight against the Dragon-Pig. It would have gone for even longer if Evangelyne hasn't courageously bitten the Dragon-Pig's tail, distracting the monster.
  • Zig & Sharko: Sharko (a huge shark) once gets this treatment from a tiny koala.


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Alternative Title(s): Metronomic Mook Massacre


Patrick's Wallet

During the "returning the wallet" lesson, Patrick insists his wallet is not his, much to Man Ray's annoyance. The next lesson involves helping Patrick with a heavy package, which he frequently drops on Man Ray's foot. When Man Ray asks what's in the heavy box, Patrick says it's his wallets.

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