* Brought up during the second act of ''Theatre/IntoTheWoods'', when the characters are figuring out how to deal with a rampaging giant:
-->'''Witch''': Since when did you get so squeamish? How many wolves have you carved up?\\
'''Little Red Riding Hood''': A wolf's not the same as a person!\\
'''Witch''': Ask a wolf's mother.
* ''Theatre/ShrekTheMusical'':
** "Freak Flag"
** Weirdly, Donkey [[InvokedTrope uses this]] to save himself from Dragon, pointing out that he's a donkey, not a knight, and therefore shouldn't be considered a threat. Then he accidentally seduces her.