->''[gets mauled by giant living statue and thrown into a giant pillar]''\\
'''El Dorado Warrior:''' ... Heh! I'm okay!\\
''[gets stepped on by giant living statue]''\\
'''El Dorado Warrior:''' ''[muffled]'' I'm still okay!
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/TheRoadToElDorado''

A character is subjected to something which is clearly, obviously, incontrovertibly and usually quite messily fatal, or at the very least extremely painful.

There's a [[{{Beat}} moment's pause for comic effect]]...

And from the wreckage emerges a muffled "I'm OK.", sometimes accompanied by a thumbs-up. This trope is ''always'' PlayedForLaughs, and exists as a product of RuleOfFunny.

Compare/Contrast HesOkay, in which another character notes that the injured party isn't dead, and in a usually serious situation.

See also NonSequiturThud for another common outcome of this scenario. Not to be confused with [[VideoGame/ImOK I'm O.K]], a video game.



[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* Lampshaded wonderfully in the [=CP9=] arc of ''Manga/OnePiece''. After the entire crew gets [[spoiler:smashed through a wall by a ''runaway train'']], Luffy laughs off the danger. The rest of the crew, buried in rubble, say "Don't be stupid... we're not rubber like you... there's no way we're... ABSOLUTELY FINE!" they burst out of the rubble at the last bit, with little more than superficial bruising.
* After the Yellow Flag explodes for the first time ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Dutch calls out for his teammates to make sure they're still alive. Revy and Rock have already checked in, and after calling for Benny, Benny runs up through the doorframe to safety with a "miraculously, I'm alive!"
* Done in ''Manga/FairyTail'', during the Oracion Seis/Nirvana arc when [[spoiler:Lyon sacrifices himself to defeat racer, only to reappear a few episodes later, perfectly fine.]]
--> [[spoiler:'''Lyon:''' Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.]]
* In the Act 1 ColdOpen of ''Anime/SailorMoonCrystal,'' this is {{subverted|Trope}}, after TheKlutz Usagi's extended {{Pratfall}} StaircaseTumble down her household stairs and an OffScreenCrash.
-->'''Usagi's Mother:''' Are you alright?\\
'''Usagi:''' ''[yelling offscreen]'' I'm ''not'' alright! ''[enters rubbing rear]'' Ouuuuuch.

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* ''WebVideo/SuperPowerBeatDown'': In "Batman vs. Deadpool", to demonstrate his HealingFactor, ComicBook/{{Deadpool}} ''fires a bullet in his own brain'' and goes down. A few seconds later, he raises an arm while saying "I'm alright, I'm alright, gimme a second..."
* ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries:'' During the Duelist Kingdom arc, there's a flashback to the scene where Kaiba jumps out of a several-meter-high window to escape Pegasus's goons. While they remark that there's no way he could've survived such a high fall, he announces that he's fine...but they refuse to believe him.
--> '''Goon 1:''' There's no way he could survive a fall like that!
--> '''Kaiba:''' ''(from far below)'' Actually, I seem to be okay.
--> '''Goon 2:''' Nope, he's definitely dead.
--> '''Kaiba:''' You guys are idiots!
--> '''Goon 1:''' At least we're not dead, like ''you!''

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife.'' While Flik's idea to ride dandelion fluff across the chasm seems brilliant, he slams directly into a rock afterward. But he's still quick to inform us: "I'm... OK!"
* In ''WesternAnimation/MonstersVsAliens'' [[BlobMonster B.O.B]] is repeatedly stepped on by the huge rampaging robot.
--> '''B.O.B:''' I got him you guys, I got him! ''*stomp*'' Don't worry, I'm wearing him down! ''*stomp*'' Hot dogs! Ha! ''*stomp*''
* {{Double Subver|sion}}ted in ''WesternAnimation/TheRoadToElDorado'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUD1D5Nf-3c when Tzekel-Kan's giant stone jaguar storms the palace:]]
-->''[after being thrown around in the air, bitten repeatedly, paw-smacked, and landing on the ground hard]''\\
'''Guard:''' ''[checks for bruises]'' I'M OKAY! (''*STOMP!*'') ''[muffled voice under paw]'' I'm still okay!
* ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon''. Fishlegs (after falling off a Gronckle): "I'm okay!" (Gronckle falls on him) "Less okay!"
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOBatmanMovie'', a cat gets roasted by lava, yet still squeaks, "I'm okay!". This reinforces that, despite the devastation being unleashed, this is a NobodyCanDie movie.
* ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'': Woody after a toolbox falls on him.
* ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove'': Kronk after falling off the throne platform trying to catch a snack.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks'': At the end, after her second SmokeOut, Trixie tries to sneak away in the public, but slips and falls behind the bleachers because of her [[ImpracticallyFancyOutfit impractical dress]]. Then comes her voice...
-->'''Trixie Lulamoon:''' [[ThirdPersonPerson Trixie's okay!]]
* ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe3'': As he tucks Agnes ([[ItMakesSenseInContext who vows to find a unicorn in the woods tomorrow morning]]) in her triple-decker bunk bed, Gru goes to walk away and forgets he's standing on a ladder, causing him to fall to the floor. He exclaims that he's okay, [[HeavySleeper but Agnes is still fast asleep]].

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* In ''Film/ThePinkPantherStrikesAgain'', Inspector Clouseau vaults over a banister, falls down some stairs, and announces "That felt good."
* ''Film/DeathProof''. [[spoiler:After a tense car chase that had Creator/ZoeBell frantically holding onto the hood of the car, it ends with the cars skidding off the road and one of the protagonists opening fire on their attacker. She gets back in her car as he drives away, and sits there with her friend, shaking, clearly agitated by the whole experience. Zoe is nowhere to be seen for about 15 seconds, [[MoodWhiplash until she pops up in front, waves, and quickly says "I'm okay!"]]]]
* ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'': Uncle Billy drunkenly walks off screen, then we hear a crash. "I'm all right... I'm allllll right!" Said crash was an accident and they [[ThrowItIn Threw It In]].
* Played for laughs in a ''WesternAnimation/{{TMNT}}'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_RHuX8x-Ig trailer]]
* ''Film/DraculaDeadAndLovingIt'': Dracula falls down a flight of stairs, then tosses off an "I'm fine!" A moment later, you can see his ''shadow'' limping up the stairs behind him.
* In the opening sequence of ''Film/HotShots'', a fighter pilot slips while trying to repair his craft at cruising altitute and [[GroinAttack gets racked by the tailfin at several hundred miles per hour]]. In a [[HeliumSpeech helium voice]] he informs his co pilot, "I'm okay!"
* ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'': Concorde collapses after taking an arrow in the chest, but interrupts Lancelot's eulogy of him by saying "I'm not quite dead, sir."
* Subverted in ''Film/PulpFiction'', which is understandable in the post-rape context.
-->'''Butch:''' You okay?\\
'''Marsellus:''' Naw, man. I'm pretty fuckin' far from okay.
* ''Film/{{Goosebumps}}'': Lorraine hits a werewolf with her car, bewildered by the event that has just unfolded, she reassures her audience "I'm okay... ''[airbag inflates]'' I'm still okay!"
* ''Film/NotAnotherTeenMovie'': Janey shouts this after she [[FloorboardFailure falls through the staircase into a basement]] and a table and lamp fall on top of her.
* ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'': During one webslinging routine in New York, Spider-Man misses a shot (showing he's still somewhat inexperienced) and painfully lands on his face on the roof of a building. He's quickly back to his feet while calling out "I'm okay! I'm okay!" to nobody in particular.

* In ''[[Literature/WomenOfTheOtherworld Waking the Witch]]'', Savannah does this when [[spoiler: she's been poisoned and the villain is forcing her to summon her angel mother.]]

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* In the ''Series/{{Eureka}}'' episode "Welcome Back Carter", Sheriff Andy's car is suddenly crushed flat with him in it. "I'm OK" comes complete with thumbs up.
* [=McLean=] Stevenson on ''Series/TheCarolBurnettShow'' the night after being McLeaned.
* In ''The Red Green Show'', Bill doesn't say (or at least isn't heard saying) "I'm OK", but he always gives a thumbs-up at the end of the segment to indicate that yes, he survived again.
%%* Frequently used by Series/CousinSkeeter.
%%* Frequently used by Raven Symone in the series ''Series/ThatsSoRaven''.
* ''Series/FatherTed'' has [[ButtMonkey Mrs. Doyle]], who'd fallen down the stairs and been crippled earlier in the episode, fall down ''again'' (with a chorus of "OHHOLYMARYMOTHEROFGOD" to the thumps), get up and pronounce, "[[PercussiveMaintenance I'm cured!]]".
* Rachel does one of these on ''Series/{{Friends}}'' in a first-season episode when she falls off her balcony--she ends up swinging by her ankle from the Christmas lights that she was taking down.
* In one episode of ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'', Leonard hits his head while getting something from under the table at a restaurant.
-->'''Leonard:''' Yeah, I'm okay. Hey, did you spill ketchup?\\
'''Penny:''' No.\\
'''Leonard:''' I'm not okay!
* ''Series/MythBusters'': This trope is probably the major reason that Tory Belleci's [[NeverLiveItDown infamous bike accident]] is considered an [[AmusingInjuries Amusing Injury]] and [[Funny/MythBusters one of the funniest moments on the show]]. Adam also tends to do this, saying (often, even adding an "Ouch..." occasionally) "...I'm okay."

* "It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)" from Music/BobDylan's ''Music/BringingItAllBackHome''.

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* In ''TabletopGame/{{Scion}}'', the Charisma Knack "Never Say Die" which lets you give your allies Willpower points equal to the damage you took by invoking this trope.

[[folder:Theme Parks]]
* In ''Theatre/TheEighthVoyageOfSindbad'' show at [[Ride/UniversalStudios Universal's Islands of Adventure]], it's a running gag for Kabob to say this whenever he falls down.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* Played for laughs in ''Videogame/CrashTwinsanity'', where Cortex is knocked into a (seemingly bottomless pit) and shouts "I'm okay! [[SpikesOfDoom The spikes broke my fall...]]"
* One of Eugene's dying quotes in ''VideoGame/{{Whacked}}'' is "I'm okay!", although he then thinks to himself, "This sucks".
* Coming home to Elena in ''VideoGame/PandorasTower'' when her BalefulPolymorph is still in the early stages will make her hurriedly tell Aeron to be careful not to slip in the purple ooze she's leaking on the floor, or not to come too close to her in case he gets messy himself. An example of this [[DefiedTrope not]] being played for laughs; some variations on the scene are even quite heart-wrenching as she's obviously on the verge of freaking out completely, but still manages to be more worried over Aeron putting himself in harm's way for her sake.

[[folder:Visual Novels]]
* In the ''VisualNovel/TokimekiMemorial'' series, Miyuki Kotobuki is the master of this. No matter if the Ferris-wheel makes an unexpected brutal stop that makes her hit the cabin's floor hard, or if she's ''run over by trucks'', or if she nearly passed out from training at ''VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution'' for ''a whole day, continually, without eating or drinking'' (and getting her feet ''very'' grazed in the process; all of this to regain the trust of her partner who was angry at her lack of focus and left her), she'll ''always'' say, in a dazed voice and swirly eyes: "Daijoubi-, daijoubi-" (a Miyuki-version of "daijoubu", "I'm okay").

[[folder:Web Animation]]
* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', Season 5:
-->'''Caboose:''' ''[some time after "donating" blood to an alien child]'' I'm okay! I'm okay!\\
''[Caboose collapses to the ground]''\\
'''Caboose:''' I'm not okay!
* A staple of ''VideoGame/GarrysMod'' animations involving the [[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 Scout]].
-->'''Scout:''' That didn't hurt!
* In the ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' short "Strongest Man in the World" (a remake of ''Literature/TheHomestarRunnerEntersTheStrongestManInTheWorldContest''), Señor Havin'-A-Little-Trouble gets crushed under a pile of grapes, but afterwards waves his arm and calls out "I still alive!"
* ''WebAnimation/DCSuperHeroGirls'': In "Fall into Super Hero High", from Killer Frost accidentally covering the ground in ice, Starfire and Star Sapphire slip and go into a SlipperySkid. Then, from offscreen, one of them says "I'm okay!"
%%[[folder:Web Original]]
%%* Done in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFZ_JtElpVg this]] video at around the 0:51 mark.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'':
** Exaggerated in "The Fast and the Phineas", Phineas is in a NASCAR-like race and as a result of random destruction to the arena, most of the other cars go flying. They end up stacked artistically, some upside down. Then all the drivers popped out and simultaneously shout, "We're okay!"
** Also in "[[OffToSeeTheWizard Wizard of Odd]]," when Suzie (playing the Wicked Witch of the East) repeatedly states that she's alive, even with the house right on top of her; everybody else ignoring her. WordOfGod even commented in an interview that Disney will let them do all sorts of over-the-top slapstick as long as they use this trope.
** During the song "Extra-Ordinary" from the episode "Great Balls of Water", Candace mentions the interesting activities "underwater taxidermy, shopping for a suitcase". During the second of these, a shot is seen of Candace walking past with an alligator suitcase - the alligator looks exactly like it would in real life, except it has a handle, and its tail is holding a sign saying "I'm Okay!"
** "Just in case anyone is wondering what happened to old Doofenshmirtz, I'm okay!" ''(crash)'' "Okay, obviously not now."
* Played for laughs in ''WesternAnimation/RubyGloom'', whenever the adventurous Iris crashes into something offscreen ("[[CatchPhrase I'm good!]]") or when Misery gets struck by lightning ("Ow.")
* This was [[BornUnlucky Eugene's]] catchphrase in ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold''
* A played-with example in ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom''. Every time one of Valerie's ghost hunting weapons accidentally goes off, her father hears it and calls her name, prompting her to call back "I'm okay!"
* In the TV series of ''WesternAnimation/MenInBlack,'' one episode was set in a dream world where everything went the way that Jay liked. Part of this was [[TheStoic Agent Kay]] being ultra incompetent: he would regularly be run over by some alien device run amok, and shout (from a distance) "I'm OK!" subverted when Kay crawls into sight -- as ''nothing but a skeleton'' -- and shouts, "I'm OK!" [looks down at himself] [[MajorInjuryUnderreaction "Whoa, what happened here?"]]
* A variation in ''WesternAnimation/StormHawks''. A bunch of Blizzarians are playing around on snowmobiles, racing through ice caves. One of them decides to do a stunt by racing up the wall, leaping off, and grabbing a stalactite. As he and the other Blizzarians cheer, he lets go with his hands to do twin rocker signs, which causes him to slide off and plummet to the ground. There's a beat, then we see him lift his hand in another rocker sign, cheering. The other Blizzarians cheer along with him, while the Storm Hawks don't show much enthusiasm at all this.
* On ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'', after a character is dropped in a SharkPool: "I'm okay...kinda."
* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'': Lugnut says this in one episode after Megatron interrupts his Punch of Kill Everything to prevent him from destroying the Constructicons (then the Constructobots).
* ''WesternAnimation/DaveTheBarbarian'' plays with this when two separate cottages are crushed by a rampaging monster. It can't be seen what happens to the occupants, but they both call out:
-->'''First Peasant:''' I'm still alive!\\
'''Second Peasant:''' I'm not...
* ''WesternAnimation/TimeSquad'' subverts this in an episode involving the Wright brothers. At the end, when they unveil their latest invention; a plane powered by rockets, Orville (who spent the entire episode being the ButtMonkey of all their failures) explodes in midair and crashes to the ground we get this:
-->''[emerging from the flaming wreck]''\\
'''Orville:''' I'm alright!\\
''[flaming wreck explodes '''again''']''\\
'''Orville:''' Okay... NOW I'M HURT ''[{{beat}}]'' YES, DEFINITELY HURT!
* In ''[[WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure]]'', a squirrel says this after being [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe bisected by the blade of Grim's scythe]].
* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' episode "The Allergy", when Mr. Small attempts to cure Darwin's constant sneezing using holistic medicine involving plugging two crystals in Darwin's nose. Darwin sneezes and accidentally knocks Rocky out of a tree, causing Rocky to declare "I'm not okay!"
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'': At the end of "War is the H-Word", it cuts to the credits as Bender deliberately sets off a bomb in his chest. We hear an explosion, followed by Bender shouting "I'm okay!"

[[folder:Real Life]]
* Creator/JackieChan's bonus reels often feature this, as he messes up one of his stunts and then jumps back up to indicate he's not (too badly) hurt. Humorously {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in the ''Film/RushHour'' outtake reel:
-->'''Crew:''' Is he okay? Is Jackie okay?\\
'''Jackie Chan:''' ''[jumps up]'' Jackie always OK!\\
''[laughter among the crew]''