- "So-and-so is dead" or a variant. Sometimes subverted if the character has a Disney Death.
- "I Lied"
- "I'm pregnant", "I'm adopting" "so-and-so is pregnant/adopting" or any other line that lets you know a baby is on the way.
- "The baby's coming"
- Any sort of confession if the viewers/readers don't know the confessor did it.
- "Yes" as a response to a proposal.
- "I'm no man"
- "Eureka! We thought it was so-and-so, but it was so-and-so all along!"
- (before revealing a disguise) "I'm not really so-and-so"
- "We are/I am not/am not in X"
Analysis / Wham Line
Common Wham Lines Wham Lines include, but are not limited to....