->''"I know you hear this from, like everyone, but I'm your number one fan!"''
-->-- '''Rose''', ''VideoGame/AlanWake''

Stock gush over a major celebrity. If this is said by a minor character, expect them to become a LoonyFan (or AscendedFanboy), though often it's a main character squeeing over someone else. "Number One Fan" is another common term.

Sometimes linked to a visual gag where the person saying it is unusually tall or tiny.

See also AscendedFanboy and StrawFan. If taken too far, it turns into an AbhorrentAdmirer, or even worse, a StalkerWithACrush. When it's the hero, it is often said to an old, retired character -- which can be a great shock to his own fans, who assumed that old man had to be insignificant.



* Light's sister says this to Misa (a semi-famous model) in ''Manga/DeathNote''.
* ''Anime/SailorMoon'': the moment the Sailor Starlights show up and the girls get out their fan club membership cards.
* Jerry, the policeman from ''Anime/KaleidoStar''. He says it before the main character had even been to her audition.
%%* ''Manga/{{Eyeshield 21}}'':
%%** Torakichi feels this way to Sakuraba. Sakuraba really doesn't mind.
%%** Kurita to Onihei.
%%** Monta to baseball outfielder Masaru Honjo, [[spoiler: until he had to compete against his son in the Christmas Bowl.]]
* ''Manga/SkipBeat'' starts out about a girl who has a major crush on her childhood-friend-turned-celebrity. [[{{Revenge}} That doesn't last long.]]
* In ''Manga/RozenMaiden'', Shinku acts likes this towards the Detective Kun-kun puppet show.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* In ''ComicBook/AvengersTheInitiative'', Reptil freaks out and says this when he meets Cloud 9, saying he's got all her merchandise, from the action figures to the commemorative plates. Then he asks her to go to Homecoming with him. Yeah...
* ComicBook/BoosterGold, needing Sinestro to not do something to protect the space-time continuum, resorts to this. This stops Sinestro long enough for Booster to [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee go squee]] over him, and persuade him that the time travelers who'd pointed him in this direction had actually been liars who were trying to get him to reveal his fears.
* Knives Chau is noted as this for Sex Bob-omb in ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim'', [[PsychoExGirlfriend although it gets worse]].
* Juggernaut to Dazzler in an issue of ''[[ComicBook/XMen The Uncanny X-Men]]''.
* An issue of ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' comic had the girls gushing over seeing their favorite cartoon heroine, Tess Turbine, in person. They find out this Tess-in-the flesh isn't what she is in the cartoon when a monster grabs her and she screams for help.
* ''ComicBook/WhatsNewWithPhilAndDixie'' had a guy who proclaimed himself MagicTheGathering's biggest fan, and proving by showing off his collection of sculptures of all 300 cards. So you can imagine his reaction when Phil tells him about the expansions that have come out since then...

[[folder:Films -- Animated]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'': Early on, Mr. Incredible's LoonyFan Buddy declares, "I'm your number one fan!" Mr. Incredible tells him to get lost: "Fly home, Buddy. I work alone." It doesn't end well. When Mr. Incredible meets Buddy again, Buddy has become a dangerous villain named Syndrome, bitter and obsessed with revenge against Mr. Incredible.
--> '''Syndrome:''' Sure it was difficult, but ''you'' are ''worth it''! I mean, after all... [[CreepyMonotone I am]] [[IronicEcho your biggest fan.]]
* In ''Disney/MulanII'', Li returns the lost paper fan of one of the princesses and makes a joke based around the rather lame obvious pun.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
%% * ''Run Ronnie Run'' Please add to example.
* ''Fans Anonymous''. Alice Dobbs to Newton Coleman.
%% * ''The Nines''. Please add to example.
* In ''Film/ThatThingYouDo'', the drummer from the Wonders meets his favorite jazz musician, and he's so awestruck that he blurts out, "You're my biggest fan!"
* ''Film/{{Misery}}'' is built on this, a writer is nursed back to health by an obsessive fan, and the fan turns out to be TheSociopath. It gets a CallBack in the end of the film when someone else uses the line, and Paul briefly hallucinates that she's his tormentor.

* Annie Wilkes says this repeatedly in ''Literature/{{Misery}}''.
* ''Magazine/{{Mad}}'' used this for a VisualPun in their parody of ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'' (the scene where Indiana kills an assassin using his whip caught in an overhead cooling fan). Short Round asks why Indy didn't let his "biggest fan" take care of the assassin, and Indy replies that his other fan has already done the job.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** In the episode "The Unquiet Dead". The Doctor to Charles Dickens. Bonus points for having to explain to Mr. Dickens what the term "Fan" actually means.
** In the mini-episode "Time Crash":
-->'''Fifth Doctor:''' Who are you?
-->'''Tenth Doctor:''' Take a look.
-->'''Fifth Doctor:''' Oh. Oh, no.
-->'''Tenth Doctor:''' Oh, yes.
-->'''Fifth Doctor:''' You're... Oh, no.
-->'''Tenth Doctor:''' [smugly, nodding] Here it comes, yeah, yeah I am..
-->'''Fifth Doctor:''' [sighs] [[ComicallyMissingThePoint A fan!]]
-->'''Tenth Doctor:''' Yeah... [beat] What?
-->'''Tenth Doctor:''' What do you mean a fan? I'm not just a fan, I'm you-
-->'''Fifth Doctor:''' OK, you're my '''biggest''' fan.
* Happens in ''Series/DrakeAndJosh'', apparently.
* Penelope, from ''Series/TheAmandaShow''. She loves Amanda...
* The titular character of ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' gets the "Number One Fan" line in one episode.
* On ''Series/NightCourt,'' Judge Harry is a huge fan of RealLife singer Mel Torme, but makes an utter fool of himself every time they bump into each other.
* And a young fan gushes this repeatedly over a pop star in ''Series/{{Dollhouse}}'' after winning an internet contest to spend the evening with her. [[spoiler: She's actually Sierra, who's been programmed with the personality of an adoring fangirl to serve as Echo's backup on a mission to secretly protect said pop star]].
* An episode of ''Series/{{CSI}}'' featuring Rascal Flatts as guest stars had a girl hold a piece of evidence they needed (a guitar one of the band was using at the time of the crime). Her room is ''plastered from wall to wall'' with Rascal Flatts memorabilia, and she isn't happy when they have to take the guitar.
* In ''Film/AMuppetFamilyChristmas'', Kermit's present to Piggy is [[FurryConfusion a mink]]. To her surprise, it's a live mink from {{Joisey}} named Maureen. Piggy starts to [[HotBlooded get angry]], but then Maureen declares herself Piggy's biggest fan, leading her to decide it's a wonderful present.

* ''Theatre/JesusChristSuperstar'':
-->Mmm, I am waiting,
-->Yes, I'm a captive fan,
-->I'm dying to be shown
-->That you are not just any man...
* Used in the song "My Name is Trouble", by Nightmare of You:
-->So this is the last time that I'll hold your hand
-->I want to kiss you on the mouth and tell you
-->I'm your biggest fan
-->I'm your biggest fan
* Music/LadyGaga's "Paparazzi": 'I'm your biggest fan, I'll follow you until you love me, [[MemeticMutation Pa-pa paparazzi]]'
* "Stan" by Music/{{Eminem}}: ''Definitely'' an example of a LoonyFan, to the point where "stan" or "stanning" has become a fairly common slang term in hip-hop to refer to overly obsessive fans of a particular artist.
-->I know you probably hear this everyday
-->But I'm your biggest fan
-->I even got the underground shit that you did with Scam
-->I got a room full of your posters
-->And your pictures man
-->I like the shit you did with Ruckus too
-->That shit was rad
-->Anyways, I hope you get this man,
-->Hit me back just to chat
-->Truly yours, your biggest fan
-->This is Stan
* "Wear My Hat" by Music/PhilCollins:
-->Well later on that day this guy came to me
-->With a scrap of paper in his hand
-->He said, "Hey buddy, can you sign your name for me?"
-->I said, "Why, do I owe you money?" He said, "No"
-->I said, "Listen pal, do I know you? Have we ever met?
-->Why do you want my name on this little piece of paper?"
-->He said, "I love you,
-->I don't know you but I love you,
-->Like my brother I love you,
-->Put your arms around me 'cos I love you"
-->I said, "Hey let's not rush things."
* Played for laughs by Music/LindseyStirling, who has appeared in a few video clips assuming the identity of Phelba, self-proclaimed "Lead Stirlingite and #1 Lindsey Stirling Fan". Phelba notably appears in an alternate video of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIH2XQZcn9I "Hold My Heart"]].

[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* Wrestling/{{Tori}} to Wrestling/{{Sable}}, turned out Sable wasn't so great
* Wrestling/MickieJames to Wrestling/TrishStratus, which was fine until Mickie decided she wanted to be [[PsychoLesbian more than Trish's fan]]. [[KillAndReplace Then wanted to be Trish.]] Amazingly enough they did patch up their friendship eventually.
* Rory Mondo to "Sick" Nick Mondo, going so far as to pattern his entire career around Nick's.
* Wrestling/RosaMendes to Wrestling/BethPhoenix, whom Beth didn't want around but Wrestling/SantinoMarella convinced her to tolerate Rosa, for a little while.
* It turned out Wrestling/{{TNA}} valet Brittany was a big fan of Wrestling/MadisonRayne. Rayne didn't like having Brittany around though, even more so since she tended to ignore any helpful advice Rayne gave when she ''tried'' to be nice. So Brittany went to Wrestling/GailKim with the same line, who wasn't nearly as adverse to Brittany's presence, but soon Brittany went back to bugging Madison Rayne.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion'', if you complete the [[InevitableTournament Arena sidequests]] you get your own Adoring Fan. Who indulges in this at every opportunity. You can even have him follow you around and turn him into an AscendedFanboy (well if being a handy-yet-annoying, portable, immortal torchbearer counts as ascension).
* In ''VideoGame/TheSims'' (first game) once you had Studio Town, your Sims could both tell Studio Town characters "I'm your biggest fan!" and, if they had accumulated some fame of their own, be told so. They would also get a LoonyFan.
* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSpiritTracks'', Ferrus, a massive train fanboy, says this to Alfonzo, your engineering instructor at the beginning of the game. [[spoiler: Then he realizes Alfonzo isn't all that he's cracked up to be.]]. Aww, shucks.
* Kimmy Howell in ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes2DesperateStruggle'' says this to Travis. In fact, she trains herself to be strong enough to take Travis out ''just to prove it''.
* Rose to the main character in ''VideoGame/AlanWake''. She even has a life-size cardboard cutout of him from the promotion of his last book.
* This phrase is displayed word for word in ''VideoGame/HotelMario'' when Mario discovers a giant fan in one of the hotels. ''[[IncrediblyLamePun *Groan*]]''
* Quoted verbatim by some lunatic in ''VideoGame/SaintsRowIV'' before he gets kicked in the face by Oleg.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Used in ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'', with Velma towards the Hex Girls. At one creepy instance even claiming she would die for them.
* [[OlderThanTheyThink Used even earlier]], in ''WesternAnimation/{{A Pup named Scooby Doo}}'', in the episode titled "The Computer Walks Among Us". There is a boy, called Bruce, who claims to be Velma's biggest fan. Scooby immediately goes all "Ahem, ahem" which makes Bruce stand corrected and say he's Velma's SECOND biggest fan. It's not sure whether or not he's sincere about it, though, as later [[spoiler:he turns out to be the one who tried to frame Velma for thefts she didn't commit - only because he was fed up with being second to her all the time]].
* ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' episode "The Dream Machine"
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''. The title character to Kevin.
* Said by Sonic in ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' when he meets Sketch Lampoon.
* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'': Kim's cousin to Kim in the episode she first appears in.
** At first, Kim likes it, until she started to know ''too much'' about her life. It turns out to be a sort of defense mechanism because she's not happy with her so-called "boring" life.
* Irving in ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'', to (who else?) Phineas and Ferb.
* When [[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]] first meets {{Superman}} on ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'', he wants to tell him this. They don't get on well.
--> Captain Marvel: I'm Captain Marvel, sir, and it is an honor. You're my biggest fan...
--> Superman: Excuse me?!
--> Captain Marvel: I--I mean I'm your biggest fan! Sorry sir, it's a little overwhelming, meeting you.
* Pepper Mills of ''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}'' often said this to the historical figures she met (whom she was always mistaking for pop cultural celebrities).
* Harmony in ''WesternAnimation/HiHiPuffyAmiYumi'' ("I'm your number one fan").
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', Music/DollyParton said this to Brain from ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'', and added "what do you say to that?" Brain responded by saying "[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar I'd say puberty was inordinately kind to you.]]"
* Zack the "Fifth Turtle" from the 80s ''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]''.
* Katrina Rad is a LoonyFan of ''WesternAnimation/TheProblemSolverz'', especially Roba.
* Scootaloo from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' idolizes Rainbow Dash. In "The Mysterious Mare-Do-Well", we even see she's the head of a Rainbow Dash fan club.
* On ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', Babs told Honey (Bosko's girlfriend), "I'm your biggest fan." Honey denied it and presented [[VisualPun a large hand fan]].
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}}'': In "Poe Pourri," Lydia simply gushes like a fangirl when B.J. introduces her to Edgar Allen Poe.
* Chessie the Autograph Hound on ''WesternAnimation/TheCattanoogaCats''.
* Sebastian claims to be this to the Trendbenders in the ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'' episode "Rock My World". He not only considers himself their biggest fan, but their only genuine fan, as he liked their original stuff, which no on else has ever heard. He ends kidnapping them in an attempt to force them to go back to their roots.
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/HouseOfMouse'' has Donald being pestered by a black-and-white cartoon character named Dennis the Duck, who says he's his biggest fan. In fact, he's the president (and only member) of Donald's fan club.
* Kate and Allie from ''WesternAnimation/{{Grojband}}'' claim to both be Grojband's #1 fans.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* For a healthy dose of HarsherInHindsight, remember that Mark Chapman greeted John Lennon this way. (He also said it to Stephen King at a book signing.)
* ''Creator/StephenKing'''s wife was surprised one night by an obsessed fan. She left and called the police, so it turned out well, but a darker version of the story appears as some of the basis for ''Literature/LiseysStory''.