->'''Vyse''': "There's no point in resisting. Throw down your weapons and hand over your ship!"\\
'''Valuan Soldier''': "Imbeciles! What do you think the two of you can do against the five of us? Take them down!"\\
''*A gunshot rings out and a bullet hits the soldier in the head. The camera cuts to a man holding a smoking pistol*''\\
'''Dyne''': "I think you miscounted. [[{{Badass}} I only see four of you.]]"
-->-- ''VideoGame/SkiesOfArcadia''

->'''[[TheLeader Mal]]:''' [[IncomingHam Well,]] [[LampshadeHanging look at this]]! Appears [[TravelingAtTheSpeedOfPlot we got here]] [[JustInTime just in the nick of time]]. What does that make us?\\
'''[[TheLancer Zoe]]:''' [[TropeNamers Big damn heroes]], sir!\\
'''Mal:''' Ain't we just.
-->-- ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYeqDD96gLg Safe]]"

->''"You're all clear, kid! Now let's blow this thing and go home!"''
-->-- '''Han Solo''', ''Film/ANewHope''

->''"What do you think I'm gonna do? I'm gonna save the fuckin' day."''
-->-- '''Cameron Poe''', ''Film/ConAir''

->''"The hero is supposed to get there late!"''
-->-- '''Kurz Weber''', ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic! The Second Raid''

-->-- '''[[Film/TheTerminator Kyle Reese]], [[Terminator2JudgmentDay T-800,]] [[TheSarahConnorChronicles Cameron]],''' ''Franchise/{{Terminator}} series''

->''It is sudden. The battlefield is filled with explosions and falling drop pods, the beleagured defenders of mankind cheer as they watch the stark armored figures emerge in their wrath. The forces of darkness despair as they know their doom is nigh, the Angels of Death come for them on wings of fire.''
-->-- ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}''

->''"Did you have a pleasant rest, waiting for the most dramatic moment to strike?"''
-->-- '''Avitus''', ''DawnOfWar II''

->''"GYAHAHA!! GYAHAHA!! GYAHA!! GYAHA!! GYAHAHAHA!! Are you some kind of prince who swoops in to save the girl when she's in a pinch!?"''
-->-- '''Giriko''', ''SoulEater''

->'''FRAY:''' You don't have the scopes probably, over in Scaryhellsburg or wherever, but me and Harth used to watch the Western ones all the time. They had a tradition. They called it the "last stand."\\
'''ERIN:''' Yeah, I watched those, too. They had another tradition I liked.\\
(Panel shows Erin and at least a dozen police vehicles)\\
'''ERIN:''' They called it the cavalry.
-->-- ''{{Fray}}''

->''"Get it out of the way so we can concentrate on being big goddamn heroes."''
-->-- '''Zaeed Massani''', ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''

->''"Hold it right there, [[{{Orochi}} vile serpent]]!!"''
-->-- '''Susano''', ''{{Okami}}''

->''Oh Dora dear, sweet Dora dear,''\\
''Keep courage up and chin held high!''\\
''The stalwart sons of old P. U.''\\
''Are here at hand to do or die!''
-->-- '''Tom, Dick, and Larry to Dora Standpipe''', ''WesternAnimation/TheDoverBoys''

->''"Heroes always arrive late."''
-->-- '''Masahiro Sakurai''', talking about the song [[VideoGame/AnimalCrossing "Go K.K. Rider!"]] on the [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Smash Bros.]] [[http://www.smashbros.com/en_us/music/music07.html DOJO!!]]

->"''All of a sudden, some guys rushed into the room."''
-->-- ''{{VideoGame/Earthbound}}'' [[CallBack and]] ''{{VideoGame/Mother 3}}''

->''Sorry to keep you waiting.''
-->-- '''Piccolo''', ''Anime/DragonBallZ''

->(Empress has Joseph on the ropes, but an unknown man shows up.)\\
'''???''': Looking lame, [=JoJo=]. You're getting old.\\
'''Joseph''': N..No..way! Yo...you're...\\
'''???''': Looks like you're doing well!\\
'''Joseph''': [[spoiler:Caesar]]! Double Shock! To meet you as if you were a ghost on the mortal plane. Wait, just a single shock.

->''"No, sir! All thirteen!"''
-->-- A Time Lord announcing [[spoiler:all the incarnations of the Doctor arriving to save Gallifrey]], ''Recap/DoctorWho50thASTheDayOfTheDoctor''

-->-- '''Andy''', ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'', [[Recap/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeriesS4E6PartThree "Part Three"]][[note]]He is.[[/note]]

->''Woah, woah, I didn't know Creator/DanAykroyd was in this picture!''
-->--'''Swackhammer''', ''Film/SpaceJam'', when Creator/BillMurray shows up.

->''"There's no way they'll appear in the nick of time. [[ThisIsReality They're not American comic book heroes that save the day]]. I can't count on them to make a grand "Ta-daa!" entrance and save me."''
-->-- '''Jean-Pierre Polnareff''', ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure''

->'''Tifa: (to Cloud)''' "Anyway... thanks again for saving my skin. [[LampshadeHanging The way you showed up and fought that guy off]]... it was a pretty cool thing to watch. You were like a hero [[AlwaysSaveTheGirl charging in to save the girl."]]
-->--from ''[[VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy Dissidia 012: Duodecim]]'', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cport3zgHP0 (at 1:55-2:08)]]

->'''Spider-Man:''' Everybody, say 'hi' to [[Series/SpiderManJapan Takyua Yamashiro]], the Spider-Man of Earth-51778! Oh, and did I mention he has a '''[[HumongousMecha giant robot]]'''?\\
''[Leopardon busts through the portal, flying straight at [[BiggerBad Solus]]''\\
'''Takuya!Spider-Man:''' '''LEOPARDON!'''\\
'''Solus:''' What manner of creature ''are'' you?!\\
'''Takuya!Spider-Man:''' [[BadassBoast I am the emissary of Hell! And I will fight this great evil for the fate of all Spiders!]]

->"I figured I'd wait for you all to be in trouble and then I'd make an awesome heroic entrance. Pretty cool, right?"
-->--'''[[spoiler:Casey Jones]]''', ''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]''

->[[MythologyGag "Kept you waiting, ah?"]]
-->--'''Boris Popov''', ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance''