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The second part of the air juggle. Scott hits Matthew repeatedly in mid-air and punches him to the ground.

The Air Juggle is an attack used by Scott Pilgrim in Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (film). The attack was used on Matthew Patel, one of Ramona's evil exes. The attack involves doing a rising punch, similar to those seen in the Street Fighter games, hitting the opponent repeatedly in mid-air and using an overhead punch to slam them back into the ground. Scott's personal best number of hits during the Air Juggle is 64 (Kim acted as the hit counter).

The Air Juggle is a reference to various anime, many of which have characters use maneuvers either similar or identical to it, especially in ones where the combatants involved can fly. However, it is more specifically a sendup to games in the "hyper fighter" sub-genre of fighting games, such as Marvel vs. Capcom, where characters will use a special launcher attack to send their opponent high into the air, where they are able to followup with an aerial combo, famously dubbed an "Aerial Rave." Interestingly, an actual "juggle" is a similar but different technique featured typically in more conventional fighters, where a character only launches their opponent some distance above head-level and uses one or more ground-based attacks to bounce them back up and continue the combo string.

In the movie, Scott kicked Matthew Patel into the air before performing the 64-hit combo.

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