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8th May '16 5:32:29 PM nombretomado
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* Gerald from HeyArnold tells a lot of UrbanLegends.

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* Gerald from HeyArnold ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' tells a lot of UrbanLegends.



* An episode of the ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}'' animated series puts Jubilee in this role, recycling some elements from "Kitty's Fairy Tale". When she and a bunch of non-powered children are trapped in a cave, she cheers them up via telling them stories where she casts herself as an ActionGirl, Gambit and Wolverine were her teammates, Professor Xavier was TheMentor, Magneto as the EvilSorcerer, Cyclops as the Prince, Jean as the Princess...

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* An episode of the ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}'' ''WesternAnimation/XMen'' animated series puts Jubilee in this role, recycling some elements from "Kitty's Fairy Tale". When she and a bunch of non-powered children are trapped in a cave, she cheers them up via telling them stories where she casts herself as an ActionGirl, Gambit and Wolverine were her teammates, Professor Xavier was TheMentor, Magneto as the EvilSorcerer, Cyclops as the Prince, Jean as the Princess...
1st Apr '16 1:16:04 PM Agent333
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* Hoid, a recurring character in Creator/BrandonSanderson's [[Literature/TheCosmere Cosmere]], is this. Most notably in ''{{Literature/Warbreaker}}'' and Literature/TheStormlightArchive.
9th Mar '16 2:16:04 PM Hossmeister
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* In TerryBrooks's ''[[Literature/TheHeritageOfShannara The Scions of Shannara]]'', Par and Coll Ohmsford were acting as storytellers while trying to avoid capture.

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* In TerryBrooks's Creator/TerryBrooks's ''[[Literature/TheHeritageOfShannara The Scions of Shannara]]'', Par and Coll Ohmsford were acting as storytellers while trying to avoid capture.
26th Nov '15 5:03:22 PM nombretomado
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* Manari from the SamuraiShodown SpinOff ''Nakoruru: Ano Kara no Okurimono''. She's actually from a whole clan of these.

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* Manari from the SamuraiShodown ''VideoGame/SamuraiShodown'' SpinOff ''Nakoruru: Ano Kara no Okurimono''. She's actually from a whole clan of these.
15th Oct '15 4:00:02 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Film/{{Hercules 2014}}'', Iolus' main role in the group is to spread tales of Hercules' great deeds, though he greatly exaggerates to [[ShroudedInMyth make Hercules seem like an even bigger badass than he already is]]. For example, after Hercules defeated a gang of bandits who wear serpent masks, Iolus claimed he defeated a many-headed serpent called the Hydra.

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* In ''Film/{{Hercules 2014}}'', Iolus' Iolaus' main role in the group is to spread tales of Hercules' great deeds, though he greatly exaggerates to [[ShroudedInMyth make Hercules seem like an even bigger badass than he already is]]. For example, after Hercules defeated a gang of bandits who wear serpent masks, Iolus claimed he defeated a many-headed serpent called the Hydra.
26th Sep '15 4:56:40 PM nombretomado
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* The opening number of the musical ''OnceUponAMattress'' is sung by the Minstrel, who tells the story of the Princess and the Pea and explains the true story of the event to his audience.

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* The opening number of the musical ''OnceUponAMattress'' ''Theatre/OnceUponAMattress'' is sung by the Minstrel, who tells the story of the Princess and the Pea and explains the true story of the event to his audience.
23rd Sep '15 4:41:59 PM nombretomado
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* In NorseMythology, Odin has charge over riddles and poetry and runes and the like.

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* In NorseMythology, Myth/NorseMythology, Odin has charge over riddles and poetry and runes and the like.
16th Sep '15 1:47:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* Uncle Garth, in ''SecondhandLions''.

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* Uncle Garth, in ''SecondhandLions''.''Film/SecondhandLions''.



* [=C-3PO=], relating the heroes' story to the Ewoks in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'', which actually [[FridgeBrilliance justifies his presence]] in ''TheEmpireStrikesBack'' and ''Jedi's'' prologue: He had to witness the story to tell it later.
* Darby O'Gill in DarbyOGillAndTheLittlePeople.

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* [=C-3PO=], relating the heroes' story to the Ewoks in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'', ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', which actually [[FridgeBrilliance justifies his presence]] in ''TheEmpireStrikesBack'' ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'' and ''Jedi's'' prologue: He had to witness the story to tell it later.
* Darby O'Gill in DarbyOGillAndTheLittlePeople.Film/DarbyOGillAndTheLittlePeople.
16th Sep '15 1:46:54 AM Morgenthaler
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* Dilios, in ''Film/ThreeHundred'', though [[WordOfGod according to the film's director]] Zack Snyder, he [[UnreliableNarrator "knows how not to wreck a good story with truth."]]
* Ed Bloom, in ''Film/BigFish''.
* Uncle Garth, in ''SecondhandLions''.

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[[folder: Film ]]
* Dilios, in ''Film/ThreeHundred'', though [[WordOfGod according to the film's director]] Zack Snyder, he [[UnreliableNarrator "knows how not to wreck a good story with truth."]]
* Ed Bloom, in ''Film/BigFish''.
* Uncle Garth, in ''SecondhandLions''.
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* The Grandfather character in ''Film/ThePrincessBride''.
* [=C-3PO=], relating the heroes' story to the Ewoks in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'', which actually [[FridgeBrilliance justifies his presence]] in ''TheEmpireStrikesBack'' and ''Jedi's'' prologue: He had to witness the story to tell it later.



* Darby O'Gill in DarbyOGillAndTheLittlePeople.
* In ''Film/{{Hercules 2014}}'', Iolus' main role in the group is to spread tales of Hercules' great deeds, though he greatly exaggerates to [[ShroudedInMyth make Hercules seem like an even bigger badass than he already is]]. For example, after Hercules defeated a gang of bandits who wear serpent masks, Iolus claimed he defeated a many-headed serpent called the Hydra.


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[[folder: Films -- Live-Action ]]
* Dilios, in ''Film/ThreeHundred'', though [[WordOfGod according to the film's director]] Zack Snyder, he [[UnreliableNarrator "knows how not to wreck a good story with truth."]]
* Ed Bloom, in ''Film/BigFish''.
* Uncle Garth, in ''SecondhandLions''.
* The Grandfather character in ''Film/ThePrincessBride''.
* [=C-3PO=], relating the heroes' story to the Ewoks in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'', which actually [[FridgeBrilliance justifies his presence]] in ''TheEmpireStrikesBack'' and ''Jedi's'' prologue: He had to witness the story to tell it later.
* Darby O'Gill in DarbyOGillAndTheLittlePeople.
* In ''Film/{{Hercules 2014}}'', Iolus' main role in the group is to spread tales of Hercules' great deeds, though he greatly exaggerates to [[ShroudedInMyth make Hercules seem like an even bigger badass than he already is]]. For example, after Hercules defeated a gang of bandits who wear serpent masks, Iolus claimed he defeated a many-headed serpent called the Hydra.
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16th Sep '15 1:45:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* Taleswapper (aka [[HistoricalDomainCharacter William Blake]]) from the ''[[TheTalesOfAlvinMaker Alvin Maker]]'' series
* Chronicler from ''TheNameOfTheWind''
* Thom Merrilin in ''TheWheelOfTime''.

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* Taleswapper (aka [[HistoricalDomainCharacter William Blake]]) from the ''[[TheTalesOfAlvinMaker ''[[Literature/TheTalesOfAlvinMaker Alvin Maker]]'' series
* Chronicler from ''TheNameOfTheWind''
''Literature/TheNameOfTheWind''
* Thom Merrilin in ''TheWheelOfTime''.''Literature/TheWheelOfTime''.



* The title character in Creator/LMMontgomery's ''TheStoryGirl''.

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* The title character in Creator/LMMontgomery's ''TheStoryGirl''.''Literature/TheStoryGirl''.



* The title character of ''TheBookThief,'' by Marcus Zuzak, finds she can calm people down by reading aloud to them during an air raid in WorldWarTwo Dresden.

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* The title character of ''TheBookThief,'' ''Literature/TheBookThief,'' by Marcus Zuzak, finds she can calm people down by reading aloud to them during an air raid in WorldWarTwo Dresden.



* In MichaelFlynn's ''[[Literature/SpiralArm The January Dancer]]'', the harper sought out the scarred man to get him to tell her his stories, so she could write songs about them.

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* In MichaelFlynn's Creator/MichaelFlynn's ''[[Literature/SpiralArm The January Dancer]]'', the harper sought out the scarred man to get him to tell her his stories, so she could write songs about them.
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