Created By: onbenchnow on March 27, 2013 Last Edited By: onbenchnow on March 27, 2013

You wouldn't believe the truth

Someone tells another person the truth, but that person doesn't believe them

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A character is hiding a secret from everybody else. When someone questions them about what secret they're hiding, that character reveals nothing but the full and honest truth, which sounds so outlandish and unexpected that they aren't believed anyway, and the questioning character drops it.

For example, Clark Kent reveals his secret to Lois Lane:

And the trope namer, Jack Sparrow:
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