"If you want a job done right, do it yourself"
Sometimes, the only way to settle a problem or the best considered one is state out that you'll do it yourself.
The villain finds that none of his subordinates are dealing with the The Hero
, so he
chooses to take care of it himself. The Hero
may find a job that only he can achieve and that having unwanted guests will put others at risk, so he tells his Five-Man Band
that he'll do it alone.
Often found when people are frustrated that the job is getting done like they expected. Found on the cynical/realist side of the Sliding Scaleof Idealism Vs Cynicism
- Rasputin in the animated film Film/Anastasia says he'll kill the lost princess personally when his sorcery minions fail to do so.
- During the beginning of the infiltration in Recess: School's Out. One of the outside guards says the above the quote
- Captain Qwark also say the above quote in a space battle against the main duo.
- Dr. Nefarious from Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal has his Bi-o-bliterator launch delayed and calls Lawrence for help. When the image of Lawrence is only an automatic hologram message, Nefarious say he'll do it himself. Cue boss battle.