[[folder: ''Disney/Big Hero6'' ]]

* Hiro does this twice in one night in ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/2780078/chapters/6353660 Different Course of Events]]'', as Baymax was doing an usually good job of saying just the wrong thing to [[BigBrotherInstinct Tadashi]].
-->'''Baymax:''' The encounter with the masked man only increased Hiro's levels of stress, especially when we were under attack and as we escaped by jumping out of a window.
-->''Hiro slammed his hand against his forehead for a second time that night.''


[[folder: ''Comic Strip/Calvin And Hobbes'' ]]

* Happens a good amount of times in ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'', almost always from one of the many {{Deadpan Snarker}}s of the fic.


[[folder: Cross Over ]]

* ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/237304/chapters/363772 The Big Reveal]]'' has [[{{Series/Merlin}} Merlin and Arthur]] switch lives with their actors, Bradley and Colin.
-->'''Colin:''' Well, maybe when we get to Camelot, you should refrain from kissing Gwen. In public. Or ever.
-->'''Bradley:''' Hell. [[LoveInterest Gwen]]. What am I going to do?
-->'''Colin:''' I know. [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Usually you have to do three takes before you get the kisses right]].
-->''Bradley gave in to the urge to facepalm.''
* In ''Fanfic/TheBlueBlurOfTermina'', Tatl does this in response to Sonic's hesitation during his first use of the Deku Flower.
* ''FanFic/ImAMarvelAndImADC''
** Green Goblin's drugged antics make Spider-Man facepalm himself.
** Green Goblin manages to make ''Batman'' do this. And Green Goblin wasn't even drugged at the time!
** Green Lantern does this while Deadpool was singing to Ryan Reynolds.
* In ''FanFic/KyonBigDamnHero'', Haruhi facepalms after realizing [[spoiler:that Kyon's gotten himself in trouble with the School Council by hanging Yamane Jun out of a window.]]
* In ''Fanfic/OpeningDangerousGates'', Laxus does this when [[DirtyOldMan Makarov]] tries to hit on Rangiku, embarrassing everybody.
* In ''Fanfic/ShadowsOfGiants'', Kenji does this so often in response to the Mane Six's antics that his forehead becomes red.


[[folder: ''Manga/Death Note'' ]]

* In ''FanFic/{{Ragnarok}}'' Light does this when [[{{Tsundere}} Sayu]] meets his "new friends" while insulting all of them:
-->''Light sighed again, pressing the heels of his hands to his eyes. That migraine was assured now- damn all little sisters to the blackest pits of hell.''


[[folder: ''Western Animation/My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic'' ]]

* In ''Fanfic/TheElementsOfHarmonyAndTheSaviorOfWorlds'', Celestia facehoofs hard enough to cause a minor quake when she realizes [[spoiler: she forgot to tell Megan about Cadence.]]


[[folder: ''Anime/Neon Genesis Evangelion'' ]]

* ''Manga/{{Evangelion 303}}'': Misato pulls it several times:
** [[http://eva303.smackjeeves.com/comics/913428/033/ In chapter 3]], after [[FieryRedhead Asuka]] has botched a mission because she was too busy inquiring about [[LoveInterest Shinji's]] sex life to focus on performing her task.
** [[http://eva303.smackjeeves.com/comics/1748465/078/ In chapter 11]], [[BrokenAce Asuka]] has been ordered to test a prototype war plane [[DespairEventhorizon despite of not being psychologically stable]]. The test goes awry, and Misato -who had talked against putting Asuka in that plane-, facepalmed as wearing a "I knew it" expression.
** [[http://eva303.smackjeeves.com/comics/1944768/046/ In chapter 14]] Misato had been complaining about missing pilots. And then new pilots arrive and she realizes that they are guaranteed to make trouble. So she facepalms in irritation.


[[folder: ''Manga/Soul Eater'' ]]

* In chapter four of [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6841812/5 Twinite]], this is Sarah's reaction to her Uncle.
-->''Turning away from the 'I know I'm cool' look, I rest my head in my palms. Well, more like nearly gave myself a concussion with both my hands. Facepalm, apply directly to face.''


[[folder: ''Franchise/Star Trek'' ]]

* "Fanfic/FromBajorToTheBlack, Part II" has Eleya do this when she finds out that, with everybody who was on the bridge dead courtesy of the Borg, the ClosestThingWeGot to a conn officer is an ops ensign who [[IKnowMortalKombat likes to play a holodeck program of]] [[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS06E06SacrificeOfAngels Operation Return]].
-->'''Eleya:''' ''({{facepalm}})'' Fine, we don't have time to be picky. Ahead full.
* "Fanfic/PeaceForgedInFire, Part II" has one from General Brokosh after Captain Koren starts complaining about missing the entire BigBadassBattleSequence.
-->'''Koren:''' Tal’Shiar scum! This is Koren, daughter of Grilka, Captain of the glorious IKS ''bortaS’qu''! You will—what the… What do you MEAN we missed out on a glorious battle? ARGH!!!!!! I haven’t seen any action since Qo’noS! Why does it ALWAYS take an impending apocalypse for me to get to kill things???\\
'''Brokosh:''' ''({{facepalm}})'' Koren, you damn fool, get back in formation.


[[folder: ''Western Animation/Total Drama'' ]]

* In ''Fanfic/KeepersOfTheElements'', there are quite a few moments that cause these for various characters, from bad guys to the protagonists.


[[folder: Unsorted ]]

* In ''A Fanfiction Carol'', Petraverd (the first ghost, in the form of a unicorn) face-hoofs whenever Smooge, after showing some sign of progress, acts like TheDitz-of-a-fangirl she still is.