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->'''Cat:''' Forget Red -- let's go all the way up to Brown Alert!\\
'''Kryten:''' There's no such thing as a Brown Alert, sir.\\
'''Cat:''' You won't be saying that in a minute! And don't say I didn't alert you!
-->-- ''Series/RedDwarf'', "Back in the Red: Part 1"

OhCrap -- [[LiteralMetaphor literally]].

With all the [[EldritchAbomination monsters]], [[OmnicidalManiac world destroying psychopaths]], and [[MonsterClown clowns]] out there, the world can be a pretty frightening place. Encounters with these things can weaken not only the resolve of the strongest of [[TheAce men]] and [[ActionGirl women]], but their bladders and sphincters as well.

This is when somebody's response to a scare is to piss or crap their pants, though this may not always be shown. The reasons for using this trope vary, including robbing a particular character of his or her dignity, as a joke on the extent of their cowardice, or occasionally in an attempt to show just how frightening something is. Most often this trope is used for comedic purposes, but there are a few serious examples as well. Unfortunately, much like the GroinAttack, this trope is played for laughs so often and by itself is so absurd that it's nearly impossible to take seriously when played for drama. The character need not relieve themselves in their pants, but it happens in most of these examples.

TruthInTelevision as sudden urination or defecation is one of the possible reactions to extreme stress. Scientists are unsure if it is to lose weight before running or to distract the attacker with the smell of the puddle or both, but it can be found in a variety of species. While it happens especially to children and animals (who may lack social awareness of "public release" to begin with), it also frequently happens to adults when confronted with terrifying incidents such as kidnapping, hostage situations, torture or similar.

The title comes from the old joke about the captain who, before any battle, asks his porter to BringMyRedJacket, so his crew won't see him bleed and therefore lose morale. Eventually, upon happening upon a battle that he has no chance of winning, his porter asks if he should get his red jacket. "Yes...", the captain says, and then, after a moment's hesitation, he adds, "...and bring my brown pants as well", [[DontExplainTheJoke the implication here being that he has, or is about to have an unfortunate case of bowel control loss.]]

Spontaneously defecating or urinating is likely a vestige of the primal "fight or flight" instinct, where some animals do this in the face of danger. This is why the color yellow is associated with cowardice in many cultures, as it insinuates that the person the insult is directed toward would piss themselves if confronted with a situation that required a level of courage. It is also the origin of the expression "scared shitless", due to sufficiently frightening things being enough to make people void themselves in sheer terror.

For a comedic metaphorical substitute, see BowelBreakingBricks. Compare PottyEmergency, when a character has to go and is desperate to hold on, and PottyFailure, for when they fail. For something that usually comes after, see NoDeadBodyPoops.

This trope is OlderThanFeudalism.

May or may not be related to OhCrap May result from a BrownNote.


[[folder: Anime and Manga]]
* In Episode 2 of ''Visionary'', this happens to Shiori when she first falls out of the skydiving plane.
* ''Anime/OruchubanEbichu'': Ebichu pees herself at the end of Episode 5 when the delivery man returns and he finds out that she devoured somebody else's order of Camembert cheese.
-->"Ebichu was severely punished afterwards."
* In the ''VideoGame/CorpseParty Tortured Souls'' OVA, this understandably happens to Yuka when she's cornered.
* This happens to a girl under attack in the first episode of ''Seikon No Qwaser'', and is implied to have happened to Mafuyu later on.
* In Chapter 47 of ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', Sakura does this when trapped under Orochimaru's spell.
* The Baby in ''Anime/{{Monster}}'', constituting a CrowningMomentOfAwesome for Nina.
* ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'': Kihei wets himself and passes out after being confronted by the ''real'' Battousai in the first volume.
* ''Anime/BlueGender'': Yuji Kaido's reaction to his first sight of the Blue is to wet himself.
* ''Anime/ReadOrDie'': Presidents of the United States have a very low bladder capacity in this universe. They exist solely to wet themselves at whatever BigBad is currently Badding it up.
* ''Manga/{{Kinnikuman}}'': The title character and [[Anime/UltimateMuscle Kinniku Mantaro]] have a tendency to do this. Most notably in Kinnikuman's case is when soiling himself in fright saves his life when his opponent, Ramenman, is so disgusted by the act that he releases Kinnikuman from his deadly Camel Clutch hold (which he had used in a previous fight to ''rip his opponent in half'') to let him change his pants.
* Happens a number of times in ''Manga/{{Mad Bull 34}}'':
** A female hostage wets herself when a thug aims his gun at her.
** Also in the manga, Lily loses control of her bladder [[spoiler:after Black Tattoo informs her that he's going to kill her with an acidic bomb]].
* A 10 year old Satoshi Batista did this in ''[[Anime/MichikoToHatchin Michiko & Hatchin]]'' when a gang boss he'd tried to kill threatened to kill him if Satoshi didn't make him laugh before he finished his cigarette.
* In the dub of ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', the titular character finds out that a guy on a subway that he hit for harassing some woman is who will be interviewing him for a job and he says to himself that he might have just shit himself.
* In ''Maris The Chojo'', Maris is fighting a criminal gang in the opening scene. The gang's leader comes out in his armored suit, laughing nervously. That wasn't hydraulic fluid running down his leg. Maris is disgusted enough to throw him out into space.
* Happens a few times in early episodes of ''Manga/DragonBall'': Bulma ends the first episode peeing herself when Goku's saves her from falling to her death by pinning her shirt to a cliff and Oolong pees himself when he first runs into Ox King. Bulma wets her pants in the first movie, ''The Legend of Shenlong/Curse of the Blood Rubies'' after she and Goku are shot out of a plane from a lethal height.
* The second chapter of ''Dragon Boy'', the prototype for ''Manga/DragonBall'', features a scene with the heroes coming face to face with a giant robot. As Tanton, the dragon boy, fights the robot, the Princess constantly distracts him because she peed her pants and worries about her reputation and need for a bath.
* Nozomi from the manga version of ''Manga/ElfenLied'' was abused by [[WellIntentionedExtremist her father]] when she was a child (he wanted her to inherit the family business, she wanted to be a singer like her mom), which led to her getting a psychological trauma that makes her wet herself whenever she becomes too nervous. Being [[ShrinkingViolet the kind of person that she is]], this happened so often that she had to wear diapers.
* It happens to a kid in ''Anime/EurekaSeven''. The eyes of the titular character, which are the same eyes as the monsters that murdered his entire city, frightens a mute child so deeply that he pees his pants and begins crying.
* In chapter 27 of ''Manga/{{Akumetsu}}'', a CorruptCorporateExecutive wets himself after Akumetsu deliberately misses a swing at his groin with an axe.
* In the ''LightNovel/AiNoKusabi'' OVA one of the members of Riki's gang does this as he's being shot at.
* In episode 7 of ''Anime/{{Texhnolyze}}'' one member of Organ pisses his pants when some of his fellow members are shot and killed by an Alliance member, who then shoots him.
* ''Manga/WolfGuyWolfenCrest'':
** Kuroda takes a break from blowing up stuff (and students) to try to [[spoiler:rape a girl named Noriko with his gun]]. When Kuroda announces these intentions, the target is so terrified (''and with damn good reason'') that she wets herself and [[TearsOfFear cries to the point where her face is a mess]]. Fortunately, Inugami interrupts him before he can do so.
** Aoshika has a moment after glimpsing Inugami in his werewolf form.
* ''Anime/QueensBlade'':
** In the first episode, when the heroine Leina is attacked by PsychopathicManchild Melona at her castle she wets herself. The BlobMonster laughs and ridicules her for doing this.
** In the first ''Queen's Blade Grimoire'' OVA, Zara wets herself when she gets cornered by TheBigBadWolf a second time. The wolf comments that it proves that she's afraid of him, and fear makes his prey taste better.
* ''Manga/IkkiTousen:''
** In ''Dragon Destiny'', Sousou is fighting an EmotionlessGirl assassin named Koushaji. She spits a needle [[EyeScream in his best friend Kakouton's eye]]; this [[UnstoppableRage sends Sousou into absolute rage]], and he releases his dragon to fight her at full strength. After fighting for awhile, Koushaji produces a liquid from between her legs (even though some people claim she actually had an orgasm from fighting him, since there ''is'' another female fighter in the same series who did have quite the OrgasmicCombat)... [[spoiler: and he follows this with crushing her head with his bare hands and then into a wall.]]
** In the manga, all the major beatdowns end with at least one or both of the girls having wet herself/themselves, [[VomitIndiscretionShot throw up]] and bleed everywhere, subverting BeautyIsNeverTarnished ''hard''.
* In ''Anime/DaiMahouTouge'', after Punie defeats her EnfantTerrible CreepyTwins sisters she prepares to punish the little usurpers and, knowing their sister, the young girls lose control of their bladders. However, she never does anything worse to them then spanking or some TickleTorture.
* In one episode of ''Manga/DesertPunk'', Punk is being fired upon by some bandits, and first comments that he crapped himself, and shortly afterward makes a comment about not needing a colonic.
** When being chased down by [[TankGoodness Fire Dragon Kong]], Punk claims the crew weren't trying to kill them (they weren't, as they didn't want to damage a MacGuffin) and one of the Machine Gun brothers tells him that his pants disagree.
* In episode 184 of ''Anime/SailorMoon'', the girls are freaked out after hearing a noise in the hallway in Usagi's house and Mako scares them by telling them about the horrible gory monster that was there. Seiya then tells them that he'll attack it on the count of three, but they all jump and trip on each other... only to find out that the figure was just Chibi-Chibi.
-->'''Chibi-Chibi:''' Chibi?
-->'''Ami:''' Don't scare us like that, Chibi-Chibi!
-->'''Usagi:''' Now I need to clean up again!
* ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'':
** Jill from the Lost Children arc understandably pisses herself when she sees [[WhenTreesAttack a tree turn into a monster and attack]].
** Thomas from later in the same arc, the poor little boy that Guts uses as a lure for Rosine's Apostle-spawn "elves" on the end of his sword, wets himself in terror.
** When Nina is taken to Mozgus's torture chamber, by far the most nightmarish place in the entire Tower of Conviction, her entire body goes limp in sheer terror when she sees the horrors the others are being subjected to, and her bladder soon follows.
* The Professor from ''Manga/{{Nichijou}}'' suffered a late-night PottyEmergency one stormy night and would've made it if not for a particularly fierce bolt of lightning.
* While ''Manga/OnePiece'' never explicitly uses this trope, [[CowardlyLion Usopp]], the character most likely to do this among the main cast, actually ''includes'' a pair of brown pants in his standard outfit. [[spoiler: After the TimeSkip, his regular garb now has tan pants instead, possibly to symbolize how he's largely grown out of it.]]
* Mahiru wets herself in terror during a flashback in ''Manga/KamisamaDolls''. When you're a 7 year old girl staring down a demonic doll with MindRape as it's main weapon...
* ''Manga/HozukiSanChiNoAneki'': Gorou, most of the time when he sees something that deals with Horror.
* In ''Anime/GingaNagareboshiGin'', Hyena lets out a nice, steaming stream of urine when confronted by three [[ItMakesSenseInContext ninja dogs.]]
* In Chapter 70 of ''Manga/{{Claymore}}'', [[EldritchAbomination Riful]] wraps Audrey in [[CombatTentacles her tentacles]] and announces that she will start torturing her. Audrey wets herself in fear all over Riful.
-->'''Riful:''' ''(to Audrey)'' No... ew! Don't stain my body, please!
* ''Manga/BattleAngelAlita'': [[spoiler: Alita's team has finally (''finally!'') won the TournamentArc but BigBad Mbadi wants to incinerate them with his KillSat. What Mbadi doesn't know is that the rebellion-suppressing software implanted in his people has been hacked, so he's shocked that his prime minister doesn't want to do it. The man wets his pants in front of his superior but sticks with his feelings and is rewarded with a prompt neck snapping. Fortunately the hacker also hacked the cameras..]].
* Happens to Satomi in ''Manga/NaruTaru'', and with good reason - her Shadow Dragon, which she has a PsychicLink with, has just been cut down by a rotating blade. And not only she pees, but she also [[VomitIndiscretionShot vomits]] and passes out.
* ''Manga/BlueExorcist'': Renzou Shima has a severe case of entomophobia (fear of bugs). Upon being faced with a literal moat full of caterpillars, well...
--> '''Shima:''' That's it! No more! Heheheheh... I've pissed my pants.
--> '''Rin:''' Don't you feel better now that you've gone?
* ''Manga/TheSeveringCrimeEdge'': In Chapter 6/Episode 3, Iwai urinates herself in fear after an author of a sledgehammer killing good breaks in her mansion and tries to kill her.
* In episode ten of ''Anime/SquidGirl'', Squid Girl sneaks into Takeru's room at night to leave a good luck charm hanging over his bed. Unfortunately, due to her... unusual art skills, when he wakes up and spots it, this scares him enough to wet his pants.
* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'', when RetiredBadass Yoshimura finally steps onto the battlefield, several CCG Investigators facing him begin pissing themselves in terror. During the same battle, CowardlyLion Takizawa Seidou does the same when confronted with [[spoiler: CoDragons Tatara and Noro]]. Rather than coming across as pathetic, it shows the depths of his resolve when he decides to fight ''anyway''.
* In ''Anime/SengokuOtome'', everyone is trapped by ghost samurai and not allowed to leave until they tell the ghosts 100 scary stories. When they are done, they find Mitsuhide, who had been freaking out the whole time, had passed out and wet herself. She embarrassingly carries her wet pants on a large stick when they leave.
* In Chapter 14 of the old manga ''Manga/CannonGodExaxxion'' (pictured above), a female Riofaldian guard is so deeply frightened by Reiko's powers that she makes an embarrassingly ''huge'' yellow puddle on the floor.
* In the second chapter of ''Manga/MagicalGirlApocalypse'', we see after Tsukune leaves her hiding place that she's wet herself in fright of the invasion of monstrous magical girls and the ZombieApocalypse they bring with them. It's not brought up after, but she doesn't actually get a chance to change until the seventh chapter.
* ''Manga/{{Terraformars}}'': In Episode 3, Eva Frost wets herself upon being approached by a Terraformar; it is NOT PlayedForLaughs... [[MoodWhiplash well,]] [[BrickJoke at least until she's later informed that she has to clean the mess up.]]
* ''Anime/YondemasuYoAzazelSan'': Azazel to Beel (who are both terrified of Akutabe): "There's a beautiful rainbow between your legs!"
* The titular character from ''Lotte No Omocha!'' does this due to the scares from a haunted house.
* ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'': In the first chapter, after seeing Kenshiro fighting for first time -and making his adversaries' body explode-, Bat pisses himself.
* ''Anime/OsomatsuSan'': In "It's a Birthday Party, Dajo", Jyushimatsu wets himself after witnessing two of the servants at Hatabou's house get shot in the head for a case of MistakenIdentity. Keep in mind, he already ''had'' to go, and the whole thing started because they were going to ''lead'' him to the restroom. They just made it easier for him.
* It happens occasionally in the manga ''Manga/{{Arachnid}}'' and its sister series ''Caterpillar'' when characters believe they're about to die.
* ''Anime/CrossAnge'':
** In Episode 3, Ange wets her flight suit while facing a dragon that is about to kill her.
** Also, in Episode 23, Sylvia wets herself after Ange's ToughLove treatment.
* Poor Priestess in ''LightNovel/GoblinSlayer'' urinates herself on the first chapter when she sees her fellow adventurers getting [[CruelAndUnusualDeath torn to pieces]] or raped by goblins. Luckily Goblin Slayer saves her right before they do the same to her.

[[folder: Audio Drama]]
* In the BigFinishDoctorWho adventure ''[[Recap/BigFinishDoctorWhoNEDAS2E2MaxWarp Max Warp]]'', after experiencing a simulated spaceship crash (which she didn't know was a simulation), Lucie comments "A few more seconds and I'd have had to change my down-belows."

* Creator/BillCosby said it best when describing the course of events in an auto accident:
-->''And mothers are always more interested in the condition of your underwear than your body if you're ever in an accident. And they tell you that. "I hope for my sake that if you're ever in an accident, you have on clean underwear!" Well, I thought that was what an accident ''was!'' Look, you're driving a truck. Here comes another truck, gonna hit you. Now, whether you hit the truck or not, you're going to have soiled underwear! Because '''[[OhCrap first you say it]], [[LiteralMetaphor then you do it!]]'''''
* Creator/BillEngvall told the [[TropeNamers trope-naming]] joke during an exchange of them in the tail end of one of the ''Series/BlueCollarComedy'' movies.
* The late Creator/GrahamChapman discussed this trope during a lecture series later recorded as ''Looks Like a Brown Trouser Job'', regarding adventures with the Dangerous Sports Club.
* Creator/HughLaurie has joked that while he was filming a movie in which there was a lion, the lion's handler told him that lions are fastidious and have very sensitive noses, and if he was ever faced with an angry lion, he should reach around behind himself, grab a handful of feces, and throw it at the lion's face so that the smell would drive the lion away. He asked what to do if there was no feces there, and was told "if you're facing an angry lion, don't worry, it'll be there."
* Creator/GeorgeCarlin had a bit about airplanes in which he said that the pilot telling you that in the event of a water landing your seat cushion could be used as a flotation device was kind of stupid, since if the plane crashes into the ocean you're probably not going to want to hold on to something you were sitting on.
* Creator/DaveAllen may have been the first to tell the trope namer joke in the 1970s.

[[folder: Comic Books]]
* ''ComicBook/TheBadEggs'' has Claude shitting on the ground in fear after Tee-Arr is about to eat him. Conveniently this happens after Claude was complaining about not being able to defecate during the day.
* Franchise/{{Batman}} of all people got hit with this when Creator/KevinSmith did his run on the character by having Batman himself hint that he actually wet his own pants during the scene in Creator/FrankMiller's ''ComicBook/BatmanYearOne'' where he fire bombed the Gotham mafia, and having Batman admit this to a guy who's like a low rent blue collar knock off of himself. More specifically, Batman says he had a "bladder spasm" because he set off too many explosives to get the desired effect, at which point the other guy exclaims "No! You're saying you '''WET YOUR PANTS'''?!" Needless to say, many a Batman fan was angered by this less than tasteful joke from Smith, feeling it completely degraded and humiliated the character for the sake of a cheap laugh instead of humanizing the character.
* In Creator/AlanMoore's 80s run on ''Captain Britain Weekly'', Captain UK, an alternate-reality version of Captain Britain, wets herself at the sight of the Fury, the cyborg monster responsible for killing all the superheroes of her home reality, after it has wreaked havoc on Captain Britain and his compatriots.
* In ''Comicbook/{{Empowered}}'', a fat, ugly geek steals Emp's suit and puts it on, thinking it will grant him superpowers. He ends up grievously injured, wetting himself in the process. Also, Major Havok soiled himself when fighting The Caged Demonwolf.
* In Volume 3 of ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim'', when Scott and Todd are about to fight at Honest Ed's, and Wallace is giving Scott some advice on how to beat Todd. Scott's response: "If I peed my pants, would you guys pretend I got wet from the rain?" In [[Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld the movie]], Scott says that line after being thrown into the air by Todd. Ramona then says, "It's not raining."
* ''ComicBook/{{New 52}}'': In Franchise/{{Superman}} #6, Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} saves an obnoxious reporter from falling out of the sky. When she brings him to the ground, ComicBook/JimmyOlsen and the other reporters complain and order in a change of pants for him.
* ''Comic/{{Dilbert}}'': [[http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/2013-10-25/ Alice does this to a]] ''[[AndroidsArePeopleToo robot]]''.
* In ''ComicBook/SquadronSupreme'', when the Institute of Evil tortures the Golden Archer, Foxfire says, "Good thing your pants are already yellow, huh, Archer?"
* ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'': During the Total War arc, a citizen reports one of the thermonuclear devices hidden in his scrapyard by terrorists. The terrified cit loses control of his bladder when the Judges carefully remove the device to detonate it in the Cursed Earth, but one of the Judges assures him that fear of being incinerated is nothing special.

[[folder: Fan Works]]
* ''FanFic/FairlyEnglishStory'': Invoked by name during the Priestess Full Moon.
* Happens several times to Phanpy (and others) in ''Latias'Journey''. Understandable because the ''end of the fucking world'' plays a huge plot role.
* Happens to Brock in ''[[Fanfic/PokeWars Poké Wars: The Subsistence]]'' when he is confronted by an [[DemonicSpider Ariados]].
* Happens to [[spoiler: Yamane Jun]] in ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero'', when [[spoiler: Kyon dangles him off the same window he tried to push Tsuruya off]].
* ''FanFic/NeoDigimonDigitalWar'': In chapter 6, Hikari's BadDreams get so intense that she both wets and craps her pants.
* In the ''Anime/SonicX'' fanfic ''FanFic/DontKeepYourDistance'', one of these moments kicks off perhaps the first real action scene: Paint the [[PlantAliens Seedrian]]-[[{{HSOWA}} Fox]] wets herself when she and her friends are ambushed in the forest by a giant robot, and is briefly teased about it later.
* ''WebAnimation/TurnaboutStorm'': [[Franchise/AceAttorney Phoenix]] asks for one of these after [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Rarity]] finishes her little... err... [[DramaQueen rant]] about the post office and its [[ComicalOverreacting lack of pens]].
* When a bunch of mooks gang up on [[WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles Mrs. Parr]] in Chapter 32 of ''Fanfic/RiseOfTheGaleforces'', [[spoiler:Violet, in her TyrannosaurusRex form,]] [[ParentsInDistress shows up.]] Her narration of the scene says it all: "I could smell that the poor lead guy had [[ShoutOut done something involuntary...]] [[WesternAnimation/IceAge and messy.]]"
* Happens to Fluttershy in several episodes of ''A Collection of Pointless Adventures''.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' fanfic, ''Fanfic/CourtneyAndTheViolinOfDespair'', Courtney's premonition of death on the diving cliff leaves her in danger of soiling herself.
* A RunningGag for Nick Stokes in the parody ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6744232/1/What-if-our-CSIs-were-on-Facebook What If Our CSIs Were On Facebook?]]'' Nick S seems to wet himself at least once a chapter.
* [[LovableCoward Razzik]] from ''FanFic/WhatLiesBeyondTheWalls'' tends to wet himself whenever he's scared out of his wits. A more humorous and karmic example happens with [[BigBadWannabe Blackheart]], who floods his trousers right in front of his troops upon realizing Urthquake and the Long Patrol are about to break into his fortress.
* [[HarmlessVillain Dr. Brainstorm]] of ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'' is said to have done this as a child after a security guard startled him.
* In the original version of ''FanFic/TheImmortalGame'', ''Ponies Make War'', [[spoiler: Rainbow Dash loses control of her bowels and bladder while being [[ColdBloodedTorture tortured]] by Nihilus. [[NauseaFuel Who then makes her lick it up off the floor]]]].
* In ''Fanfic/TheLegendOfTotalDramaIsland'', Izzy soils herself in her terror during the phobia challenge.
* In the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' fanfic ''FanFic/{{Insontis}}'', it is mentioned that Chekhov told Spock that some of his expressions "could make junior officers lose control of their bodily functions".
* Happens in ''Fanfic/PonyPOVSeries'' when [[spoiler:one of the ponies wets themselves seeing the undead foal in Nightmare Whisper's ''chest''.]] Considering the BodyHorror involved, this is an understandable reaction.
* During ''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/212324/my-little-pony-g3-pony-tales-vs-hatred My Little Pony G3 vs Hatred,]]'' several ponies wet themselves when [[spoiler:the [[EldritchAbomination cloud serpent]] shows itself.]] Considering [[spoiler:said creature is ''the size of Ponyland'', literally made of their nightmares, and hates their universe for ''existing'']], this is understandable.
* [[CloudCuckooLander Caboose]] in [[FanFic/IAgainstIMeAgainstYou I Against I, Me Against You]]:
--> '''Caboose:''' That was the best battle I ever peed myself in!
* ''Fanfic/CyclesUponCycles'': After Shepard tells Joker he may actually need to make the ''Normandy'' dance, Joker says, "Then you'd better have a change of pants ready!"
* ''Fanfic/AdviceAndTrust'': In chapter 8, Ritsuko pissed herself when [[HumongousMecha Unit 00]] went berserker and tried to kill her for third time.
* In ''Fanfic/ThousandShinji'':
** Asuka's brutal fighting style has this reaction from a spectator:
--->She has collapsed to the ground, still clutching the wound on her arm, but now she is tainted with the harsh ammonia smell of urine and the unpleasant stench of tears mixing with mucus as she cries in terror.
** Subverted. In the epilogue, Touji and Kensuke are terrified after [[spoiler:meeting the Chaos Gods,]] but some external force prevents them from staining their pants.
--->They were terrified, but they found themselves unable to act on their fear. Something from outside them was overriding their ability to act in even the most instinctive ways, which was a good thing for their pants.
* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'':
** In [[http://archiveofourown.org/works/6780934 Perfectly Natural]], Dipper saves Ford from an alien killing machine but ends up wetting himself. Ford tell him he doesn't need to be embarrassed because it's natural response to dangerous situations and that he's brave for saving him despite his fear. Ford even admits to urinating himself in the past.
* In ''[[Fanfic/HarmonyAndValor A Daughter Not His Own]]'', Wild Ride pees himself when Shining Armor slams him against the wall and shouts at him for [[spoiler:killing his own little sister and calling her a "whiny brat" instead of taking care of her]].
* In ''Fanfic/{{Marionettes}}'', when Mindwipe is finally cornered, Starlight Glimmer is disgusted when she looks down and sees a puddle form under him.
* In [[http://danbooru.donmai.us/posts/1088094 this crossover fanart,]] Reisen of ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' fame does this upon seeing the titular VideoGame/AoOni [[NightmareFace (for very good reason)]], much to Inaba's [[{{Troll}} delight.]]
* In ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/1858359/chapters/3999060 Two Shall Be As One]]'' Harry's uncle wets himself when Daniel throws a ball of white fire at him while controlling Harry's body.
* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11033616/14/You-re-my-Density You're My Density]]'' Ron wets himself when he sees Voldemort's face on the back of Quirrell's head.
* In Chapter 4 of [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10951691/1/Mass-Effect-Overlord this]] ([[CaptainObvious spoiler-laden]]) retelling of the Overlord DLC of ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'', [[GoodIsNotSoft Paragon!Shepard]] is so [[BewareTheNiceOnes terrifying in her righteous indignation]] that [[spoiler:Gavin Archer]] soils himself.
* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11898648/46/Harry-Potter-and-the-Rune-Stone-Path Harry Potter and the Rune Stone Path]]'' Cornelius Fudge soils himself when he sees Voldemort sitting at Fudge's desk.
* In ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/10404927/chapters/26036319 Harry Potter and the Shadowed Light]]'' Lockhart wets himself when he sees the basilisk.
* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12627805/2/The-Bat-and-The-Phoenix The Bat and the Phoenix]]'' Dudley wets himself when the Joker shoots his father in the head.
* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10531945/25/I-Don-t-Want-to-be-a-Hero I Don't Want to Be a Hero]]'' Harry wets himself when he sees the possessed Quirrell drinking unicorn blood.
* In ''How I Learned to Love the Wild Horse'', even being drugged to the gills can't protect someone familiar with the [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Nerima Wrecking Crew]] from the [[FearIsTheAppropriateResponse appropriate response]] to the news that Ranma Saotome is in town.
--> [[[WesternAnimation/TotallySpies Myrna's]]] expression changed like a flipped lightswitch. Instantly, her giddy relaxation turned into wide-eyed fear and she whimpered, "''[[OhCrap Oh god,]] I think I just peed a little.''"
* In [[http://archiveofourown.org/works/12474488 this]] ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'' fanfiction, Mackenzie wets herself when she's {{Jumpscare}}d by Judith wearing an ''VideoGame/AoOni'' Halloween costume.
* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12562072/12/Harry-Potter-and-the-Daft-Morons Harry Potter and the Daft Morons]]'' Dumbledore soils himself when a battleaxe-wielding Flitwick lunges at him.
* Implied in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10617769/8/Girls-und-Panzer-International-War-Games Girls und Panzer- International War Games]]''. After [[OriginalCharacter Edo]] [[StrawMisogynist calls Suzki a "stupid whore"]] who doesn't know what real combat is, she claims that Edo "practically crapped (his) pants" during the last live-fire drill, so he doesn't have any right to talk to her about combat.

[[folder: Film - Animated]]
* ''WesternAnimation/IceAge2TheMeltdown'': After a dodo walks past a geyser field--only to be shot up and fall to the ground, resembling a roasted chicken.
-->'''Sid''': I just did something involuntary...and messy.
* WesternAnimation/PorkyPig wets himself in ''Film/SpaceJam'' after being frightened by one of the Mon-Stars.
* President Hathaway in ''WesternAnimation/MonstersVsAliens'': "Boys, set the terror alert to brown, because I need to change my pants." Also, "Don't scare Insectosaurus! He'll pee himself, and we'll ''all'' be in trouble!"
* In ''WesternAnimation/OverTheHedge'', the animals make plans to pull off a big heist. During the briefing, RJ mentions the many traps the animals will have to watch out for. Verne is a little stunned.
-->'''RJ''': You OK, Verne? Look a little green.
-->'''Verne''': I blacked out for a second there, but... I get the idea: there's lights, traps and I might need to change my shell.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Barnyard}}'', Pip the mouse gets so nervous over the upcoming battle his bowels give away. Bonus points for being on top of Pig's head.
-->'''Pig''': Hey!\\
'''Pip''': Sorry, man. It's just pellets. I'm nervous.
* There's a subtle (yet ''so'' blatant) hint at this in ''WesternAnimation/JimmyNeutronBoyGenius''.
--> '''Carl''': Hey, Jimmy, my pants are almost dry.
* In ''WesernAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs'', Brent comments, "Glad I'm wearing a diaper," upon seeing [[spoiler:the giant meatball-encrusted food device]].
* In the party ending of ''WesternAnimation/Shrek2'', Shrek tries to crowd surf. Everyone gets out of his way, except a puppy, which pees itself before he lands on it.
* There is a running gag to this effect in ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon''. When he assumes he's going on a expedition to find the dragons' nest, Gobber remarks that he'll pack extra undies. Later, while preparing to fight at the dragons' nest, he remarks that it's a "good thing I brought my undies."
* ''WesternAnimation/MarsNeedsMoms'': "When you're going to shoot a laser at someone, you should bring them a change of underwear!"
* ''Film/WalkingWithDinosaurs'': "They can smell fear! That's not fear..." "I think I just stepped in some "fear"..."
* ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' has Pearl, one of Nemo's classmates, release a cloud of ink whenever she's scared (like when a Great White shark looms up behind her and asks for directions), [[LikeFatherLikeSon as does her father.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Storks}}'': Junior bluntly admits that he peed on his seat out of fear while the plane fell out of the sky.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOBatmanMovie'': During the chase scene, Robin tells Batman that he needs to go #1. When the Batwing keeps getting hit and losing engines, Robin states, "Good news. Our bathroom problem is solved."
* In ''WesternAnimation/FindingDory'', Hank inks himself after [[spoiler: a young girl pokes him in the touch exhibit at the Marine Life Institute]]. This helps play a crucial role in how [[spoiler: Dory gets back to her parents]].
* In ''WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut'', Kyle pees his pants when Terrance and Phillip are being electrocuted.
* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2''; when the toys enter enter the luggage sorting room at the airport, Potato Head's rear compartment flips open and his accessories fall out.

[[folder: Film - Live-Action]]
* In ''Film/AceVenturaPetDetective'', Ace knocks on a door and says, "Hi, I'm looking for Ray Finkle." Ray's father aims a shotgun at his head, and Ace follows up with, "and a clean pair of shorts."
* Partially comedic example in ''Film/{{Soldier}}''. The commanding officer who has been setup as an {{Acceptable Target|s}} the entire movie is dragged down to face the soldier he had ordered dumped out of the ship like garbage at the start of the movie. As he begs for his life, a puddle forms at his feet.
* One of the fresh arena fighters in ''Film/{{Gladiator}}''.
* In ''Film/{{Innerspace}}'', Tuck, a former pilot, gets into an argument with another pilot after drunkenly telling the story of landing a crippled plane in a storm.
--> '''Rusty''': And give that crippled Tomcat story a rest, 'cause we've all heard it.
--> '''Tuck''': Gosh, Rusty... you're right, but at least when my moment of truth came I didn't take a dump down the leg of '''my''' flight suit.
* Sir Robin in ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'' after seeing [[KillerRabbit the rabbit]] for the first time, and he does it ''again'' after seeing what the rabbit is capable of. He's also described in his introduction as "Sir Robin Who Personally Wet Himself at the Battle of Baden Hill".
* ''Film/CoolRunnings'': "Sanka...ya dead?" "Yeah, mon." "Well...you can pee now." "Ohh...too late."
* In ''Film/TheGrudge2'', [[AlphaBitch Vanessa]] is alone in the locker room and sees Kayako, and she reacts by peeing on her legs. Serves her right, she's the one who brought [[ShrinkingViolet Allison]] to the house and restarted the whole curse...
* A very dramatic example here: In ''The Battle Of Shaker Heights'', Kelly and his friends plot to take revenge on the bully Lance by dragging him out of his house at gunpoint and shouting at him in German accents. Lance bawls as he urinates out of fear.
* A subtle example occurs in ''Film/TeenWolf'', when Harold Howard [[PapaWolf tells his son's principal to step off]], a nice little speech punctuated at the end by a low, bestial growl (the principal knows about the family legacy of lycanthropy). After a beat, both men glance down, and Harold, back to friendly, remarks, "I knew I could count on you." It is strongly implied that the principal has wet himself. This is made even funnier by the fact that Harold is at least a foot shorter than the principal.
* Simon the poser in ''Film/TrueLies''. Twice.
* In the movie ''White Squall'', a character who is afraid of heights is forced to climb up into the ship's rigging. He pees his pants.
* Non-comedic example: In ''Film/FridayThe13thPart2'', Ginny is hiding from Jason Voorhees beneath a bed. A rat runs by her face, and Jason learns of her whereabouts when a rivulet emerges from beneath the bed. However, WordOfGod says otherwise, claiming it was the rat making the mess.
* In ''Film/HomewardBoundIILostInSanFrancisco'', the [[TrueCompanions animal trio]] are taken with their human masters to the airport for their trip to Canada. However, the animals break out. They try to stop their masters from taking off in the plane by sitting on the runway to get their attention. The airplane does not stop and just barely takes off over their heads. A puddle emerges from underneath Chance.
* ''[[Film/StuartLittle Stuart Little 2]]'':
** Stuart and Snowbell head out to a seedier part of town to find the whereabouts of the villainous Falcon, Stuart as intrepid as usual, and Snowbell in the need of a [[PottyEmergency litter box]]. They meet up with Monte, who explains to the two how sinister the Falcon is. Snowbell is left terrified.
--->'''Stuart''': Snowbell, are you all right?\\
'''Snowbell''': Yeah. In fact, good news. I no longer need a litter box.\\
'''Monte''': Mop up on aisle three!
** And in an [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VCa6xoEcMk early trailer,]] Snowbell gives this little hum-ding after falling down the side of a skyscraper:
--->'''Snowbell''': This is now officially a litter box!
* Used in ''Film/{{Ransom}}'' when the protagonist's young son, now freed, recognizes the voice of his kidnapper. The protagonist sees the puddle he's making and gets clued in, then makes a valiant try at bluffing his way through his interaction with the villain -- bluff checks are notoriously spotty when it comes to scenes like these.
* In ''Film/TheLongKissGoodnight'', a teenaged boy is smoking a cigarette when he is surprised by Charlie the Spy coming up behind him with a big sniper rifle. He pees his pants.
** It was less a matter of him being surprised to see her with that big gun, and more a matter of her warning him that she'd use it on him if he told anyone she'd been there.
* The guinea pig in the Creator/EddieMurphy ''Film/DrDolittle'':
--> "You scared the crap out of me! See? There it is."
* In probably the most inane example, ''[[Film/ThreeNinjas 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain]]'' has one of Rocky's "friends" peeing himself because a goofy-looking doofus gives a barely-scary roar into his face.
* A slasher piece titled ''Pieces'' has a scene with a college student cornered by a chainsaw-wielding killer. She pees her pants, which was added to the script because [[ThrowItIn the actress really wet herself during a rehearsal take]] from being so close to a real chainsaw.
* ''Film/TheExorcist'' where Regan wets herself while scaring everyone, most probably including herself.
* ''Toxic Avenger'':
** In ''Film/CitizenToxieTheToxicAvengerIV'', one of the Diaper mafia, on seeing Toxie, soils his diaper rather graphically (it is a Creator/{{Troma}} movie after all).
** The first ''[[Film/TheToxicAvenger Toxic Avenger]]'' featured a small time hoodlum wetting his own pants after seeing Toxie for the first time.
* ''Film/{{Unforgiven}}''. English Bob and his biographer W.W. Beauchamp walk onto the street to find themselves surrounded by a town's lawmen with guns pointed at them. When Beauchamp [[ShootHimHeHasAWallet reaches into his pack for a book]] to prove his bona fides as a writer, cue DramaticGunCock, and a shot of the urine flowing out of Beauchamp's trouser leg.
* While it's never said out loud in ''Film/BadTaste'', one character certainly wishes his pants were a darker shade of brown.
* Happens to Columbus at the beginning of ''Film/{{Zombieland}}''. One of his rules is "beware of bathrooms" and trying to use the john at a gas station leads to an extended zombie chase.
--> '''Columbus''': At least I found a place to do number two...
* ''Film/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront'' As in the book, an experienced soldier tells the new recruit that it happens to lots of people.
* Disney's ''Film/TheHauntedMansion'' (2003):
--> '''Madame Leota''': Evil and darkness have fallen this night. But now, to survive, you must gain new sight.
--> '''Jim''': I must first gain new underwear!
* In ''Film/{{Orphan}}'', Danny wets himself when [[spoiler:Esther holds a knife to his crotch and threatens to cut his penis off]].
* Happens in ''Film/TangoAndCash'', during Requin's interrogation scene:
-->'''Tango:''' Do you think he's telling the truth?
-->'''Cash:''' I don't know. But it's not raining, and he's standing in a puddle.
-->'''Tango:''' Disgusting.
* Happens to Inspector Lee at the end of ''Film/RushHour3'' (he had been suffering from constipation for most of the film).
* PlayedForDrama in ''Film/TheManWhoFellToEarth'': When Thomas reveals his true [[RubberForeheadAliens Rubber-Forehead Alien]] form to his human lover Mary-Lou, the terror this instills in her leads to her wetting herself.
* In ''Film/{{Paul}}'', Clive screams and passes out when he and Graeme first meet the titular alien. Then, as Graeme and Paul are about to pick Clive up, Paul tells Graeme that Clive peed his pants.
* Defied in ''Film/NinthCompany''. A bunch of young recruits are in boot camp in Afghanistan, and, as a drill, they have to lie in a shallow trench, let a ''tank'' roll over them and then throw a dummy Molotov's cocktail at it. One of them completes the assignment, but then it turns out that he'd wet himself from fear, much to the amusement of his comrades. However, DrillSergeantNasty immediately jumps all over them, explaining that nobody cares if you weep or call for your mommy or, yes, even wet yourself, just as long as you get the job done.
* Happens to one of the {{Mooks}} in ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaiderTheCradleOfLife'' when he witnesses dozens of soldiers being killed by Shadow Monsters.
* In ''Film/TheSubstitute'', Shale decides to interrogate a bad guy [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique Jack Bauer-style]]. The bad guy becomes so terrified that he poops himself.
* Happens to Will Graham's son in ''Film/RedDragon'' which gave him an idea on how to defeat Francis Dolarhyde.
* Medieval-era Vincent's "personal problem" in ''Film/TimeBandits'', which reactivates as he's tied to a tree with his girlfriend Pansy.
-->'''Vincent''': Oh no. The problem. The problem, Pansy! It's started again!
-->'''Pansy''': Oh! Oh, don't worry, darling!
-->'''Vincent''': Ohhh... ohhh...
-->'''Pansy''': I say!
-->'''Vincent''': I must have fruit!
* In ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld'' a major record producer named G-Man compliments Sex Bob-Omb on their set and the lead guitarist wets himself. The trope is subverted since it's not due to fear but overwhelming joy. Just so you don't miss it, it's [[PaintingTheMedium pointed out for you on-screen.]]
* The surreal time-travel/reincarnation film ''Film/RacingDaylight'' has the present-day hero ask if you've ever been so terrified that you think "the next fart's gonna be liquid". He admits that's how he feels as he opens the Honey Cabinet of Doom.
* The documentary ''Film/GrizzlyMan'' features real footage of two bears fighting, one of which, makes a pretty big mess during the scuffle and even slips in it.
* In ''Film/{{Dredd}}'' a perp attempts to resist a psychic interrogation, resulting in a BattleInTheCenterOfTheMind. He loses spectacularly; upon cutting back to reality, a puddle forms beneath him.
* ''Film/ErnestScaredStupid'' is one example. See top of page.
* ''Starflight One'' (1982). A character has to go outside the hypersonic aircraft [[DisasterMovie which is adrift in space]] and do some necessary repairs. He says he'll need a wire stripper, some nuts, "and a dry pair of pants when I get back."
* In ''Film/EvilDead2013'', Olivia is in the bathroom and suddenly starts to become possessed by a demon, proceeding to vacate her bladder onto the floor.
* In ''Film/TakeShelter'', the hero wets himself during a particularly intense [[BadDreams bad dream]].
* From the first ''Film/AustinPowers'' movie, this is the title character's initial plan as he and Vanessa are being lowered into Dr. Evil's pool of mutant sea bass.
* In the short ''Star'' directed by Guy Ritchie, a girl rocker with an attitude played by Madonna gets so scared by her driver's erratic driving that she wets herself. And the media gets pics.
* In ''Film/RockOfAges'', Dennis craps himself upon beholding the [[BoyBand Z-Guyeezz]] performing not-so-live.
-->'''Dennis:'''' Oh my God, I just threw up.\\
'''Lonnie:''' Where?\\
'''Dennis:''' In my pants. Out of my ass.
* In the [[NightmareFuel horrifying]] British film ''Film/{{Threads}}'', a nuclear attack hits RAF Finningley near Sheffield. As people are running around the streets screaming in terror as the mushroom cloud rises over the city, one woman can be seen just staring at it with urine streaming down her leg. BlackComedy at it's finest.
* Referenced just before a major shootout in ''Film/{{Deadpool}}'':
-->'''Deadpool:''' WAIT! You might be wondering "Why the red suit?" Well, that's so bad guys can't see me bleed. (''points to a Mook'') This guy's got the right idea. He wore the brown pants!
* ''Film/MarthaMarcyMayMarlene'' has a rare (and particularly explicit) example where this isn't played for laughs.After flashing back to the time she helped prepare the next new female recruit for Patrick's sexual pleasure, Martha is shown from behind, sleeping the on floor next to the bed, as her nightgown gets wet; when she awakens afterward she takes it off and tries to hide it under the bedsheets. Later dialogue suggests the flashback was a dream she was having at that time.
* Invoked in ''Film/{{Cop}}'' (1988). The CowboyCop played by James Woods confronts a DirtyCop about his involvement in a rape. After the requisite PerpSweating, the DirtyCop says that Woods has scared him so much he has to go to the toilet to clean himself off. Woods lets him go, but changes his position and has his gun ready when the DirtyCop emerges from the toilet with a shotgun he had stashed there.
* Also invoked in ''Brannigan'' (1975). Creator/JohnWayne's character is targeted by a hitman who rigs up a SawnOffShotgun behind his hotel room door. In case this fails the hitman plants a bomb in the toilet as well, knowing that a near-death experience would lead to this trope. Fortunately the Duke is smart enough to anticipate both traps.
* Anna in ''Film/{{Intruders}}'' loses control of her bladder from her severe agoraphobia when forced outside by Perry.
* Subverted in Jack Neo's film We Not Naughty, the third film in his I Not Stupid trilogy. After seeing a wet spot on the car floor, Weijie and Jianren believe that Mrs. CK had wet herself in fright, due to Jianren's erratic driving , [[spoiler: however, instead, she is about to go in labor]].
* In ''Film/{{Highlander}}'', after Connor says he is not afraid before riding into his first battle, his cousin Angus says that he "peed his kilt" before his first.
* The Salvadorean film ''Voces Inocentes'' (Innocent Voices) has a scene where an army unit goes into a middle school to [[ChildSoldiers pick up a fresh batch of draftees]] to fight the Marxist guerillas. As the students stand in attention to see if their name is called, the camera focuses on a boy who creates a large puddle of urine around his feet.
* In the French war movie ''Captain Conan'' (1996), a parade is held to announce the signing of the Armistice ending World War One. The solemnity of this occasion is ruined by the large numbers of soldiers running off the parade ground to drop their pants as they're suffering from dysentery.
* In both the novel and film of ''Film/TheGreenMile'', Percy [[MeaningfulName Wetmore]] was grabbed and molested by "Wild Bill" Wharton, which caused him to piss himself in terror, much to Delacroix's amusement.
* ''Film/RoboCop1987''. Young corporate upstart Bob Morton mocks CorruptCorporateExecutive Dick Jones in the executive washroom, only for a [[BathroomStallOfOverheardInsults stall to open]] and the [[RightBehindMe subject of conversation emerge]]. Everyone else in the washroom immediately flees including the man Bob was talking to, who does up his fly before he's finished urinating in his eagerness to leave.

[[folder: Jokes]]
* Joke:
-->An old married couple no sooner hit the pillows when the old man passes gas and says, 'Seven Points.'\\
His wife rolls over and says, 'What in the world was that?'\\
The old man replied, 'It's fart football.'\\
A few minutes later his wife lets one go and says 'Touchdown, tie score.'\\
After about five minutes the old man lets another one go and says, 'aha. I'm ahead 14 to 7.'\\
Not to be outdone the wife rips out another one and says, 'Touchdown, tie score.'\\
Five seconds go by and she lets out a little squeaker and says, 'Field goal, I lead 17 to 14.'\\
Now the pressure is on the old man.\\
He refuses to get beaten by a woman, so he strains real hard. Since defeat is totally unacceptable, he gives it everything he's got, and accidentally shits in the bed.\\
The wife says, 'What the hell was that?'\\
The old man says, 'Half time, switch sides.
* Joke:
-->An airline pilot starts making a routine announcement over the PA system, then suddenly screams at the top of his lungs. A moment later, he says, "Sorry about that, ladies and gentlemen. No cause for alarm, I just knocked a hot cup of coffee onto my lap. You should see the front of my pants!" Hearing this, a passenger says, "That's nothing, you should see the back of mine!"
* Old Joke (At least an UrExample, if not the outright {{Trope Namer|s}}):
--> Lord Nelson is getting ready for the Battle of Trafalgar. The faithful Hardy is laying out his uniform.
--> Lay out my red frock-coat, Hardy, so if I'm hit, the sailors will not see me bleed and thus get disheartened.
--> Very good, sir. Very wise. Apparently there are fourteen French warships heading straight for us.
--> Nelson pauses for a moment.
--> Hardy?
--> Yes, sir?
--> In that case... lay out my brown trousers.

* In Faye Kellerman's ''Stalker'', Cindy is kidnapped by Tropper who is taking her to the woods to be killed. Cindy keeps herself from panicking out of fear she'll soil herself. When Tropper stops the car, Cindy realizes she's going to die and wets herself.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' - Commissar Ciaphas Cain, Hero of the Imperium, remarks on several occasions that he may seem brave at this moment, but he really, really needs to change his pants.
** Cain gets to help deliver one of these in ''The Traitor's Hand''. He and an Arbite are tag-team interrogating a smuggler who hadn't realized he was working for a Chaos cult. Once this gets explained to the smuggler, Cain comments that he now understands why the interrogation chamber has a floor drain.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' Examples:
** In ''Discworld/MonstrousRegiment'', just before Corporal Strappi runs away.
** In ''Discworld/FeetOfClay,'' when Colon is hanging off the edge of a roof.
** ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'' also mentions that Rincewind costs the Unseen University money due to an above-average amount of soiled pants. Archchancellor Ridcully, however, feels it's worth the price since Rincewind's status as a [[CosmicPlaything Cosmic]] ButtMonkey keeps it from having to be anyone else.
** ''Discworld/ThiefOfTime'' has a trainee History Monk who doesn't realize he just challenged Lu-Tze [[OhCrap to a duel]]. Once he does, he's prepared to give up his belt (symbolizing his current martial-art rank) to get out of the fight.
---> '''Lu-Tze:''' No, no, we don't need that. ... And we would not want his trousers falling down at a time like this, would we? ''Especially'' at a time like this.
** This is so common in Discworld that it nearly hits RunningGag status. Nearly every instance of extreme fright will be followed by a mention of dampness or the need to do laundry.
* In the novel Foundation's Fear, when Hari Seldon and his wife Dors are on the run, they need to learn how to pilot a tiny spaceship through a tiny wormhole. Since this is so risky, Hari predictably does this on his first training run.
* There was mention of "panic shit" in ''Literature/RaptorRed'', when an animal was attacked.
* There is a scene from ''Literature/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront'' where a new soldier soils himself when bombs go off nearby. The other soldiers merely tell him it happens and to just throw his underpants away and move on.
* An American officer in WWII does this in ''Literature/{{Cryptonomicon}}'', where his incontinence is contrasted to General [=MacArthur=]'s coolness.
* This happens to the eponymous character in the novel ''Literature/{{Crabbe}}'' when he's attacked by a bear.
* A number of Creator/StephenKing works feature this. ''Literature/TheShining'', ''Literature/TheStand'', ''Literature/GeraldsGame'' to name a few...
* This happens twice to Leresy Cadigus in the ''Literature/DragonsOfRequiem'' trilogy ''The Dragon War'', most notably after [[spoiler:Valien nearly executes him]]. A jailor named Halfhead also wets his pants in ''Dawn of Dragons'' after Tanin threatens to "curse" him into becoming a dragon.
* ''The Bloody Road to Death'' by Creator/SvenHassel. A DirtyCoward of a Nazi officer is caught by shelling on his way back to headquarters and soils himself, quickly getting rid of the evidence. Porta chooses that moment to come along and naturally draws attention to the event as loudly as possible.
-->"Are you injured, sir, seeing as you just had to dispose of your pants, sir?! A shot in the arse, sir, is a very dangerous thing, sir! Shall I call an orderly to dress it, sir?!"
* Literature/{{Flashman}} farts his way down the Valley of Death during the Charge of the Light Brigade, as he hasn't eaten for days and so has no solid matter to 'release'.
* There's a serious example in the [[Literature/TheCulture Culture]] novel ''Matter'' where Prince Ferbin, a good-hearted UpperClassTwit, defecates in his pants after seeing the general next to him in battle being cut in half by enemy rounds.
* From the ''Series/DoctorWho'' Literature/EighthDoctorAdventures novel ''The Ancestor Cell'', after the [[SpaceshipGirl humanoid TARDIS]] seriously malfunctions, crashlands in a horrible spooky place, and spits out everything inside her, including the Doctor and his companion Fitz, who admits to farting with terror:
--> '''The Doctor''': "[...]There's a stench of decay here."
--> "Sorry." Fitz smiled and wafted with his hands. "That would be me. Well, I was very frightened."
** Fitz also once either pissed himself or came very close when trying to rescue the Doctor from the living personification of FutureMeScaresMe, or possibly just the Doctor's own paradoxical and terrifying future self, in what he describes as a "surrealist hell". True to this trope, he was quite happy about the fact he was too soaked for anyone to notice. Under the circumstances, it just makes him all the more [[TheWoobie sympathetic]] and [[CowardlyLion admirable]].
** In the Literature/DoctorWhoMissingAdventures novel ''State of Change'', Peri speaks of having an 'accident' out of terror while StrappedToAnOperatingTable in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E2VengeanceOnVaros Vengeance on Varos]]''.
* ''Literature/{{Temeraire}}'' - Temeraire is annoyed by soldiers' tendency to do this whenever he performs any sort of minor aerial maneuver while he carries them. He thinks that he'll have to bathe for a week before feeling clean again.
* In the first "Gord the Rogue" novel (a ''[=D&D=]'' ''World of TabletopGame/{{Greyhawk}}'' tie-in), Gord pees himself during a beginning of the book encounter with a street gang. After leveling up big time, Gord heads back to that neighborhood at the end of the book specifically to make the gang leader both piss and crap his pants.
* In Norman Mailer's UsefulNotes/WorldWarII novel, ''Literature/TheNakedAndTheDead'' a young soldier named Hennessey soils himself during an attack. He wants to clean up, so he climbs out of his foxhole, and soon killed by an artillery shell.
* In ''Literature/AshASecretHistory'', several characters piss or soil themselves on the field of battle or in other horrifying situations.
* ''Literature/GoingAfterCacciato'' - This is why most of the book's plot even exists.
* Happens in ''Goshawk Squadron'' by Derek Robinson, due to the castor oil lubricant used by World War One aircraft. Another pilot recommends drinking Scotch to solve the problem, [[INeedAFreakingDrink which also solves another trope]].
* Villain William Hamleigh does not make a good end as he is marched to the gallows in ''Literature/ThePillarsOfTheEarth''.
* Lampshaded and averted in ''Literature/TheHuntForRedOctober'', when Jack Ryan - in a nervous spot - congratulates himself for having gone to the toilet prior to the scary bits.
* In ''Literature/PointOfImpact'' by Stephen Hunter, the character Jack Payne's most embarrassing memory was soiling himself in front of his fellow soldiers when he was charged by a Viet Cong soldier.
* In the novelisation of the 1989 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' movie, when Batman attacks a criminal at the beginning, it's said that "all he could do was piss in his pants."
* Discussed in ''[[Literature/DragonridersOfPern Dragonseye]]'', between B'nurrin and K'vin about the prospect of facing the first Threadfall in two hundred years (they're at the end of the first Interval, about to face the Second Pass). K'vin's Weyrwoman, Zulaya, surprises him by admitting she's concerned about needing to change pants during Fall herself.
* In Lene Kaaberbol's ''Dina at the Dragon Fortress'' Dina, a 13 years old girl, is caught between two dragons:
--> "It would be wonderful if I could say that I looked at the dragon calmly and fearlessly. But I didn't. Instead, I wet myself."
* In the ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' book where Tobias is captured and tortured by the Yeerks, the author is kind enough to draw the reader's attention to the exact point in time where the pain becomes intense enough to invoke this trope (though he is a bird at this point). [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids You know, for kids!]]
* ''{{Literature/Everworld}}'': David wets himself when Loki (in giant form) grabs him and yells at him like a hurricane. It doesn't help his [[ARealManIsAKiller massive self-image problems]] [[spoiler:due to being raped as a child]]. Loki, {{Jerkass God|s}} that he is, tells his mooks to "kill the cowardly one slowly".
* ''Literature/{{Theatrica}}'' features someone urinating themselves just before standing trial. The trial procedure is severe, and the punishment system rather brutal.
* Characters in ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' crap their pants frequently when they become afraid.
* In the more recent books of the Literature/HonorHarrington series, high-ranking Solarian officers frequently make [[DiscussedTrope snide comments]] about how the opposing Manticoran commander must be suffering from this. Then the Sollies wonder why the Manty commander isn't backing down. Then a [[MacrossMissileMassacre Manticoran Missile Massacre]] gets [[OhCrap launched]].
* In ''[[Literature/HorusHeresy Age of Darkness: Forgotten Sons]]'', this is described as a symptom of "transhuman terror," a common reaction that mortals have to seeing [[SuperSoldier Space Marines]] in action.
* In ''Literature/SheepsClothing'' Doc's narration mentions obliquely that he pisses himself while a vampiress is attacking him.
* ''Literature/TheEnglishDragon'': Played straight. Oliver wets himself while panicking about Ben's disappearance.
* After MuggingTheMonster in ''Literature/TheManWhoControlledMetal'', Bert loses bladder control when [[spoiler:his own knife cuts into his throat by the title character's power.]]
* The universe seems determined to make Raymond Gunt of ''[[Literature/WorstPersonEver Worst. Person. Ever.]]'' crap himself. Its most spectacular moment comes after witnessing an atomic bomb detonate in the Pacific Trash Vortex. The plane cartwheels, leading Ray to understandably void his bowels. Like every other humiliating act in the story, it's rubbed in his face.
* In ''[[Literature/{{Newsflesh}} Feed]]'', as Shaun and Georgia find they're in the middle of a bunch of zombies:
-->'''Shaun''': "Holy --"\\
'''Georgia''': "We're past [[OhCrap saying it]] and all the way to doing it."
* ''Literature/TheReynardCycle'' : Chanticleer soils himself when he is put into a pit with two chimera.
* In ''Literature/WorldWarZ'', Todd Waino describes this happening to him and his fellow soldiers (both literally ''and'' metaphorically...maybe) in every section he's interviewed in except the final one.
** Fernando Oliviera, the black-market transplant surgeon, wets himself as he shoots a zombie.
* In ''Literature/LifeIsARoad'', author Daniel Meyer tells a tale of a young boy who's friends had knocked over Daniel's [[BadassBiker motorcycle]]. The young boy tried to right it but failed, and waited for the owner to help him--who happened to be a 300-pound BadassBiker. The boy wet himself and nearly fainted, but still didn't run, and thus Daniel deemed this kid--wet crotch and all--a man.
* Creator/RobertRMcCammon's ''Stinger'' featured a shell shocked war veteran Sarge Dennison being among the victims of a small town to be kidnapped by an alien invader and when Sarge gets a good look at the alien he's so terrified that he wets his pants.
* A young member of a bomber crew wets himself while flying a mission in ''Under an English Heaven''. He's too embarrassed to tell anyone he's now soaking wet below the waist, and [[spoiler: due to the extreme cold inside the cabin, ends up losing both his legs]].
* In the novelization trilogy of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' one Newtype pilot has the unfortunate chance to both evacuate their bowels and bladder at the same time.
* In ''The Lords of the North'', third installment in Creator/BernardCornwell's ''Literature/TheSaxonStories'', this happens to minor character Balthi when he witnesses Uhtred kick seven kinds of shit out of Sven Kjartansson and a group of his men. Uhtred observes that he knows Balthi has lost bladder control because ''"I could smell it, and hear it dripping"''.
* ''Literature/JurassicPark'': [=PR=] representative Ed Regis, when he realizes that the electric fences don't work and that ''T. rex'' is about to escape her enclosure, wets his pants, runs out of the car, and leaves Lex and Tim to their fate.
* In chapter 4 of ''Literature/TailsOfFame'', Rast pisses his pants after he's nearly shot to death by Doug.
* In ''Literature/ThePiratesCoveredInFur'', Captain Lyle Krinkor shits himself after [[spoiler:Michum cuts off his paw and starts torturing him]].
* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'':
** [[http://whateleyacademy.net/index.php/content-menu/stories/333-the-second-book-of-jobe-part-1 The Second Book of Jobe: (Part 1)]], said by Jobe regarding Negator, after Counterpoint attacks Jobe when near Negator:
--> Negator didn’t say anything, he just hid in the bushes and created yellow snow.
** Happens to two out of three bad guys in "Ayla and the Great Shoulder Angel Conspiracy".
** Jade, after she cleans out the magically dangerous sewers, in [[http://whateleyacademy.net/index.php/9-original-canon/122-jade-3-being-a-girl Jade 3: Being a Girl]]:
--> Now she had two sets of memories of what had happened. The thoughts and images were too much. With a cry of despair, she toppled off her feet. She realized with shame that she hadn’t even been able to keep control of her bladder.\\
“Christ!” Stan muttered, sounding more like his normal easy-going self. “The kid pissed herself.”

[[folder: Live Action TV]]
* GameShows:
** ''Series/FamilyFeud'': One of the questions early in the 2013-2014 season asked was to name color of underwear a man buys "because it hides dirts and stains." Brown actually was the No. 2 answer, with black being the top response; FWIW, gray and blue were Nos. 3 and 4, respectively.
* Merton Dingle from ''Series/BigWolfOnCampus'' has wet himself when facing various [[MonsterOfTheWeek forces of evil]]. At one point, he even recites a haiku in which he mentions that he soiled himself and feels shame for doing so.
* In ''Series/TheJeffCorwinExperience'', Jeff admitted that the curry and animals of UsefulNotes/{{India}} were not very kind to him.
** His exact words when a dozen or more adult tigers were circling around him at a Buddhist monastery: "I'm trying to look cool, but I'm this close to having to change my underpants."
* In the BBC drama ''Film/{{Threads}}'', the city of Sheffield comes under nuclear attack. One particularly memorable shot is simply a woman's leg, wearing heeled shoes and trousers. A stream of yellow liquid is coming out of the trouser leg. It's insanely horrible. However it did lead to [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1856457 one of the saddest and funniest IMDB profiles ever.]]
* ''Series/RedDwarf'' loves this joke:
** In the second episode, "Future Echoes", Holly makes a remark about the inherent difficulty in lightspeed travel.
-->'''Holly''': "We're traveling faster than the speed of light. That means, by the time we see something, we've already passed through it. Even with an IQ of 6000, it's still brown-trousers time".
** Also, when Kryten's would-be replacement announces that Rimmer (though a hologram) is a viable target, Rimmer comments "Well, it's been a few years since I did ''that''."
-->'''Kryten''': We must take action. Be bold, positive, decisive. Suggest we move from blue alert to red alert, sir.
-->'''Cat''': Forget red! Let's go all the way up to brown alert!
-->'''Kryten''': But there's no such thing as brown alert, sir.
-->'''Cat''': You won't be saying that in a minute. And don't say I didn't alert you!
** In "Demons and Angels", Kryten meets up with Cat and Rimmer who are chasing down their [[EvilTwin Evil Twins]] called Lows (a physical manifestation of their inner demons, ItMakesSenseInContext) and then this conversation happens:
-->'''Cat''': I found [[SquadNickname Goalpost Head [Rimmer], no sign of Dormouse Cheeks [Lister]]], though.
-->'''Kryten''': Sir, I was so worried! What happened?!
-->'''Rimmer''': We were ambushed by a platoon of Lows. I was leading a valiant rear-guard action.
-->'''Cat''': [[MilesGloriosus I found him shivering in a box]].
-->'''Rimmer''': It was a [[VideoGame/MetalGear tactical maneuver to outfox the enemy]].
-->'''Cat''': As was using his uniform as a temporary latrine.
** In "The Last Day", Rimmer is implied to have wet himself when Hudzen 10 points a shotgun at his groin.
-->'''Rimmer''': Well, it's been a few years since I did that.
* ''Series/{{Titus}}'':
** In the pilot episode, Tommy pees himself when they find out [[spoiler:Dad's not dead, and he's standing behind them]]. Almost unnoticeable, unless you're looking for it. Mentioned in the episode's DVD commentary.
** In the courtroom episode, it's revealed Tommy wet himself when Titus' mother shot her husband. Later, she takes the judge hostage, but he gets free when Ken goes in to talk to her. Upon seeing evidence of how the judge handled the situation, Tommy gloats, "Oh, look! The Judge wet himself!"
* In ''Series/TheYoungOnes'' episode "Flood" Mike happens to mention that there's a lion tamer in his bedroom. Neil, not knowing this, opens the door to Mike's room. When he sees the lion there's a loud squelch.
** It happens to him again in the second series episode "Time". A light bulb in the ceiling decided to leave to get away from Neil's [=BO=] (Vyvyan was holding him over his head to use as a weapon while fighting with Rick), and Mike, Vyvyan, and Rick are preparing to jump off a ladder and onto one end of a seesaw to propel Neil toward the ceiling to put in a new light bulb. As they count down to the jump, there is a loud squelch. Mike tells Neil not to worry, as that shouldn't affect his overall weight in their calculations.
** Rik also has this happen to him in "Bambi" when he tries to kill himself [[spoiler: with laxative pills.]]
* In the final episode of ''Series/{{Bottom}}'', Richie fills his pants twice, once for each time the police call.
* On ''Series/{{NCIS}}'', Gibbs' team have made bets on whether or not (or in which order) the suspects being [[PerpSweating questioned]] will wet or soil themselves.
* In one episode of ''Series/BostonLegal'', Alan Shore, who has had an intense fear of clowns since childhood, gets stuck in a case involving a professional clown, who to his horror shows up in the courtroom in uniform. He refuses to cross-examine him and spends the whole case awkwardly trying to avoid looking at him. As he later confesses to [[HeterosexualLifePartners Denny Crane]], he sincerely fears he might wet himself the whole time, though he does not actually do so.
* In ''Series/TrueBlood'', an unfortunate police officer wets himself after a close call with Bill.
* This happens to one of a group of African kids in ''[[Series/TwentyFour 24: Redemption]]'' when a group of soldiers ambush a football game to conscript the children playing into joining the General Juma's coup d'etat.
* It was referenced often on ''Series/{{Reaper}}''.
* In an episode of ''Series/SonOfTheBeach'', main character Notch Johnson tells of his father (Corbin Bernsen), who died in the surf. Later, Notch dons his father's trunks, which have a conspicuous brown stain down the back. Seeing this, Kimberlee says, "Was your father scared when he died?"
* ''Series/TheSopranos'':
** Christopher "does a number two in his pants" as girlfriend Adriana puts it, when he is mock executed by a pair of Russian gangsters.
** Later on, Jackie Jr. pees himself in a car seat when Christopher and another mobster rob a benefit concert.
** And then there was a "businessman" who wet his pants as he was dragged into a dark room so a bunch of mobsters could bash him up.
* In ''Series/{{Coupling}}'', one episode involves Jeff's rather kinky interactions with his girlfriend, who ends up ChainedToABed after he accidentally swallows the handcuff key. Earlier in the episode, he references buying laxatives in order to retrieve the key, but after he gets threatened by the girlfriend's psycho ex-boyfriend, he remarks that that will no longer be a problem.
* Referred to in the ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "The Army-Navy Game":
-->'''Frank Burns''': There's an unexploded shell out there.
-->'''Hawkeye''': We know, Frank, we know.
-->'''Frank Burns''': We've got to evacuate immediately!
-->'''Hawkeye''': I think I did.
* Woolsey is implied to have pissed himself in the ''Series/StargateSG1'' episode "The Shroud" after [[spoiler:he's pinned to the wall by an annoyed Daniel, who is currently a Prior of the Ori]]. After being beamed down to the SGC, he starts to look down at himself before being distracted by [[VerticalKidnapping Jack O'Neill being beamed away]]. According to Michael Shanks, they were going to include a shot of the actual act, but it was cut for being unnecessary and crude.
* [[{{Narrator}} Robert Lee]] claimed this was necessary after a ''Series/MythBusters'' small-scale test literally blew up in Adam's face.
-->'''Rob''': Fresh underwear for Mr Savage.
** Another one, in "Inverted Underwater Car":
-->'''Adam''': It was absolutely the scariest thing I have ever done on this show. 10 on the brown pants index.
** Also Grant, after the experiment with the non-dairy creamer cannon caused an enormous fireball:
-->'''Tori''': Shall we try it again?
-->'''Grant''': Maybe after I get some new underwear.
* The last episode of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': as the cast march into Sunnydale High for the final battle, Xander tells the Potentials where the bathrooms are. If they don't have to go, he suggests they picture what they're about to face - [[spoiler: an army of Ubervamps under the Hellmouth]]. "Better to go now."
* ''Series/{{Angel}}''. In "You're Welcome" Lorne finds out that the arterial blood of a demon is required for a spell, and asks if urine could work instead after Gunn produces a knife.
* ''Series/TheThickOfIt'' - Malcolm Tucker invokes this at one point when summoning Nicola to his office.
--> Might be an idea to wear brown trousers and a shirt the colour of blood.
* In ''Series/TheTudors'', Catherine Howard wets herself at the sight of Lady Rochford's death.
* On ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', after facing down Robin's frightening father, Barney claims that the rabbit he's holding peed all over his pants.
* ''Series/{{Castle}}'':
-->'''Alexis''': Weren't you scared?
-->'''Castle''': Me? Scared? No way, come on. Now excuse while I change my shorts.
* ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' - This is said almost word-for-word by Colin when the Scene From The Hat was Confusing Battle Cries.
* ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen'': After Walden apologises for nearly killing them with his reckless driving, Alan apologises for peeing on his car seat.
* ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryMurderHouse'': A girl caught in the middle of a school shooting pisses herself while hiding from the shooter.
* In ''Series/TheBlueAndTheGray'' TV miniseries, Malachi wets himself while going into his first battle of the UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar. He whispers the fact to his brother and says that everyone is going to notice. His brother then mentions that everyone had just crossed a deep creek.
* In one sketch by RoryBremner, Bremner portrayed [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Blunkett David Blunkett]], who was Home Secretary at the time. Early on, he makes a BlindMistake which almost leads to an accident:
-->'''Blunkett:''' ''(sniffs)'' Has the dog dropped one?
-->'''Interviewer:''' Actually, that was me.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** King Robert is reminiscing about his first kill, and says that the minstrels never sing about how people shit themselves when they're [[NoDeadBodyPoops mortally wounded]].
** The Mountain is choosing a random prisoner to torture and kill. After Hot Pie is passed over and another prisoner is chosen, the camera zooms out to reveal he wet himself.
** Later on, Salladhor Saan is telling two prostitutes a variation on the Trope Naming joke, only for both of them to shout out the punchline simultaneously.
-->'''Davos:''' You think they ever met a pirate who ''didn't'' [[NeverHeardThatOneBefore tell them that joke]]?
** Sam mocks Janos Slynt for cowering during the Battle for Castle Black.
-->'''Sam''': I found him there after the battle was over...in a puddle of his own making.
*** This is either a slight fabrication on Sam's part or an afterthought of the writers since there was no evidence of this at the time.
** After Pycelle has spent a few minutes insulting Ser Robert Strong, he quite audibly shits himself when he realizes the knight in question is standing behind him.
* In the ''Series/{{Southland}}'' episode "Wednesday," Sammy Bryant loses control of his bladder when a man with a shotgun shoots up the station.
* On ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond'', Frank startles Ray by showing up out of nowhere.
-->'''Ray:''' Where'd you come from?
-->'''Frank:''' The laundry room.
-->'''Ray:''' How long you been hiding in there?
-->'''Frank:''' Long enough to know you could use some new underwear.
-->'''Ray:''' Yeah, well I could use some now!
* ''Series/ThirtyRock'' - Liz outs a randy, ditzy female writer as a formerly intellectual standup comic, who angrily explains she'd changed her identity to escape an abusive husband. Lutz gallantly vows to protect her, but a second later, when an entering UPS man is mistaken for her husband, he promptly surrenders her up and wets himself.
* In the ''Series/TwoBrokeGirls'' episode, "And the Hold-Up", Caroline is so scared during the title incident that she pees all over the floor, ruining Oleg's chance to play the hero. Later, Han, who did play the hero by [[TookALevelInBadass pulling a gun no one had suspected he had]] on the robber, wets himself when confronted by an usher at a movie theater and being unable to find his ticket.
* In an episode of ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'', Catherine Weaver's daughter Savannah wets herself when her mother (who was really not her mother, but a T-1000 who took her form) told her somewhat sternly to sit down beside her during a photo shoot promoting her company, Zeira Corp. The child supposedly knew something was "off" about "her mother".
* In the "Michael Ellis" episode of ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'', an old lady running a poetry reading has this to say:
-->''I'd like to ask one or two of you at the back not to soil the carpet. There is a restroom upstairs if you find the poems too exciting.
** Later, after a particularly upsetting poem:
-->''Talking of filth, I *have* asked you once about the carpet. Now, I do appreciate that last poem was very frightening, but please!
* The ''Series/KeyAndPeele'' sketch parodying ''Series/TheWire'', as seen here [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXafy1n9cVY here]].
* ''Series/TopGear'': When things pass from "not gone well" to "dangerously wrong", expect Clarkson to claim "Some poo's come out!" For example, after nearly crashing his sports car-cum-train into an actual train facing the opposite way on the same track. Hammond will also claim to have "had a wee" from time to time.
* In a ''Series/MrShow'' sketch during a HilariousOuttakes montage (for a ''news'' program), a man is holding an animal. You expect the blooper to be that the animal wet itself, but it turns out to be the man himself.
* A Halloween episode of ''Series/NightCourt'' has Judge Stone spook a group of kids. The next shot has one of the kids wearing a pair of Bull's pants (with the pants going up to his neck).
* ''Series/{{Rome}}''. Before the battle of Philippi, [[BloodKnight Marc Antony]] can't resist getting in a jab at the youthful Octavian, an [[ManipulativeBastard excellent politician]] but an inexperienced battle commander.
-->'''Antony:''' If you need to urinate, now would be the time.
-->'''Octavian:''' ''(testily)'' I'm fine, thank you.
-->'''Antony:''' Sure? ''(Octavian ignores him)''
* ''Series/DoctorWho''. Averted in "Last Christmas". A woman has to enter a room holding several alien monsters, and says she has to pee first. The others are monitoring her lifesigns however, and know she's just stalling.
** A variation involving robots in "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship":
-->'''Rory''' ''(after one robot shoots Brian)'': I will take you apart cog by cog and melt you down when all this is over! \\
'''Robot''': Oh, I’m so scared! Actually I might be. A little bit of oil just came out.
* In an episode of ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'', a little girl who was raped wets herself when she's approached by a man, causing Olivia to realize that the man is the rapist.
* ''Series/HorribleHistories'':
** After being intimidated by a Viking warlord online, Ethelred the Unready decides he might as well go clothes shopping as well... and posts an order for brown leggings.
** Henry VIII bursts in on the matchmaking consultation of the Earl of Arran and the infant Mary, Queen of Scots, and declares war on Scotland. One of the dating agency employees notes that someone needs changing and she doesn't think it's the baby.
** When Cutlass Liz pulls a five-barreled pistol and robs her partner on the Pirate Shopping Network, she says she doesn't want his coat [[ItMakesSenseInContext as it is covered in poo]]. He then says that she won't want his trousers either.
* ''Series/BreakingBad'': Mike recounts a story in which he threatened a chronic wife beater with his life if the latter continued in his ways. Said wife-beater, according to Mike, "was crying, going to the bathroom all over himself." [[spoiler: The beater eventually kills his wife, and it is implied Mike made good on his promise.]]
* In ''Bangkok Hilton'', Mandy wets herself as she faces the firing squad.
* In the first episode of ''Series/TheGrandTour'', the [=McLaren=] P1 hybrid hypercar causes its drivers to have this reaction on occasion, with its fearsome speed and acceleration and touchy handling:
-->'''Richard Hammond:''' I didn't think it was possible to ''shit'' yourself to death!
* ''Series/SpaceAboveAndBeyond'': Creator/RLeeErmey's DrillSergeantNasty gives his officer candidates the rundown on how their spacesuits work, including that a yellow light on their waste collection system "indicates full capacity". Guess what happens to Pags while they're exploring a crashed Chig fighter.
* In a commercial for the National Geographic Wild channel's reality show Snake City (about a husband and wife team who professionally catch and relocate dangerous snakes that get into peoples' homes), the husband at one point states that "if something goes wrong, I am going to need a change of underpants."
* ''Series/VanHelsing2016'': In "Wakey, Wakey", a teenage Scarlett Harker pulled a knife on a boy who wouldn't keep his hands to himself, and he wet himself.
* At the end of the second series of ''Series/TheInbetweeners'', Will gets incredibly stressed out about his final exam. In order to get as much study in as possible, he starts drinking large amounts of energy drinks, which end up loosening up his bowels. In spite of the fact that he gets excused to go to the toilet twice during the exam, he shits himself and has to be taken to the school nurse to get his heart rate down. When he gets to the pub later, he doesn't even bother trying to deny it and is remarkably calm about the whole incident, especially after [[DrowningMySorrows chugging a few pints]]. This leads to a RunningGag in series 3 where new characters ask him [[NeverLiveItDown if he's the kid who shit himself in an exam]].
* ''Series/TheMagicians2016'':
** After mostly comical uses of guns throughout the series, such as breaking into stores, Phil #2 threatens Tandy with a real gun. Tandy needs new pants, underwear, and shoes.
** Referenced when [[spoiler: Karl is about to be shot dead by Phil, and mentions that he wore brown underwear for obvious reasons.]]

* Music/LynyrdSkynyrd in the song ''Gimme Three Steps'':
--> Well the crowd cleared away, and I began to pray, as the water fell on the floor; I'm telling you son, it ain't no fun, staring straight down a forty-four.
* In the video clip of Music/{{Rammstein}}'s "Ich Will", Paul advances on a security guard while dragging a terrified woman behind him. The shot changes and suddenly the woman is lying motionless on the floor behind him while Paul keeps coming undeterred -- and the guard pees his pants.
* Music/MitchBenn's song "Credit Crunch" (which describes the global financial crisis InTheStyleOf a cereal advertisement) includes the spoken line "And remember, kids, Credit Crunch is so worrying it even turns your trousers brown!"
* Music/TheLonelyIsland's "Trouble on Dookie Island" is about two thieves shitting their pants repeatedly (and ''rapidly'') while getting away from cops. Eventually they produce so much shit that their legs get stuck in a mountain of it, causing them to be killed graphically in the shootout.

* From the ''Literature/ProseEdda'': The clay giant Mökkurkalfi, who is supposed to aid the giant Hrungnir in a duel with Thor, wets himself when he sees Thor approaching.
-->''...he was sore afraid, and it is said that he wet himself when he saw Thor.''

[[folder: Professional Wrestling ]]
* [[Wrestling/SidEudy Psycho Sid]] crapping his pants in the middle of his ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} XIII'' match against Wrestling/TheUndertaker is one of the most enduring tales in the ProfessionalWrestling fandom. Unfortunately for Sid, he [[NeverLiveItDown managed to live it down]], by replacing that image with his horrific leg break in 2001.
* [[Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin Austin]] pulling a [[spoiler: [[BANGFlagGun "BANG!" flag]]]] gun on Wrestling/{{Vince|McMahon}}:
--> '''Austin''': "[[MemeticMutation McMahon 3:16]] says 'I just pissed my pants!'"
* Possibly because of the Vince incident mentioned above, anytime a non-wrestling persona is in the ring with a wrestler, under the implication he's going to get his ass kicked, the ring announcers always say something to the extent of "Good thing he's wearing dark pants."
* In the 2011 revival of ''Wrestling/WWEToughEnough'', "Stone Cold" Steve Austin admitted that very early in his career, he shat himself in the middle of a match, but simply continued.
* Wrestling/StephanieMcMahon may have followed in Daddy's footsteps at the 2014 PPV Payback. After getting slapped hard by [[Wrestling/BellaTwins Brie Bella]], some keen-eyed viewers noticed a dark streak on the back of Steph's dress when she was fleeing the ring. It's debated whether she did indeed accidentally wet herself when Brie slapped her (the slap was probably scripted, but Stephanie might not have expected it at that exact moment and the speed and strength of it might've literally knocked the piss out of her) or if the "stain" was actually a part of the dress itself underneath the top layer that happened to hit an unfortunate camera angle.

* In ''[[Theatre/AVeryPotterMusical A Very Potter Sequel]]'', right before they travel back in time, says something along the lines of, "I hope you're all wearing your diapers." After the time travel, Ron asked, "Why did I just shit my pants?"
* Happens regularly in Creator/{{Aristophanes}}' plays, an example from ''The Frogs'' (Dionysos' slave Xanthias has just described to him a horrible monster that may or may not have existed) :
-->'''Dionysos''': How I went pale at this sight!
-->'''Xanthias''': (points at Dionysos' robe) And this, out of fright, went brown for you.

[[folder: Video Games]]
* In ''VideoGame/{{Battlefield}}: Vietnam'', the player character would whimper and then proceed to defecate if you let yourself fall without using a parachute for a long enough time.
* Happens multiple times in the ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' series.
** The first ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid'' has Otacon peeing his pants when confronted with an insane [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot cyborg ninja]]. This gets mentioned in the Tanker chapter of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2'', where if you hide in a locker, Otacon will note that this is like when he and Snake first met, only reversed. Snake will then add, "Not unless I wet my pants."
** Happens to Otacon's sister as well in ''Metal Gear Solid 2''. One of the elderly hostages in the Plant mission will also wet herself upon you mistaking her for Jennifer.
** In ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'' Sokolov wets himself when Ocelot decides to play RussianRoulette with him while juggling three pistols. Snake also does this while being tortured by [[PsychoElectro Colonel Volgin]], but only because the electrical surges caused him to lose bladder control.
** This happens to Johnny Sasaki in every game he's been in. And if he doesn't crap his pants in a scene, he comes very close. Best example: ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'', he shits his britches in the midst of a fight with Liquid's [[EliteMooks Haven Troopers]], much to the disgust of everyone else.
** And in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'' Otacon's father Huey wet himself when Skull Face [[spoiler:pushed him down a flight of stairs]]. [[RunningGag It must run in the family.]]
* ''VideoGame/TheSims'' -
** Sometimes happens to Sims when they see ghosts.
** Vampires in ''VideoGame/TheSims2: Nightlife'' can also inflict this on other sims with the "bleh!" interaction.
* Happens occasionally in ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'':
** ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 2 Cursed Memories}}'':
*** Tink voids himself in anticipation of summoning Tyrant Overlord Zenon.
*** An encounter in the Item World has the player ending up in a bonus room full of cockatrices to initiate a fight. The cockatrice the player talks to claims to wet his feathers in surprise.
*** During Laharl's anime-rific cutscene, Taro pees down his leg in fearsome awe.
** Several characters soil themselves at the mere mention of Tyrant Overlord Baal in ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 3 Absence Of Justice}}''.
** ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 4| A Promise Unforgotten}}''- Fuka worries about wetting her bed when she gets scared at one point.
* ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' -
** "Be still, Mouse. You can change your pants in a moment." Comes after two OhCrap lines in quick succession, no less.
** Admiral Han'Gerrel views one of his fellow admirals as such a coward that Han'Gerrel calls him "suit-wetter". They are quarians, and always clad in environmental suits.
** The Citadel DLC of ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' has this occur if one has Liara and Tali in their party while infiltrating the hijacked Normandy. In response to Liara asking "Are you ready?", Tali remarks that she has to use the bathroom... and [[{{Squick}} casually does so right then and there]]. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDJDkYBMaxw It can be seen here.]]
* PlayedForLaughs in the ending to ''[[VideoGame/DeBlob De Blob 2]]'' when the hero defecates red paint onto the Hypno Ray dish at sight of the black hole.
* In the opening scene of ''[[VideoGame/BreathOfFire Breath of Fire 3]]'', one of the miner claims to have wet himself in fright of the main character Ryu (in dragon form) running wild through the mine, spreading panic to all the workers.
* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'', after the opening siege mission, one member of [=SeeD=] claims he wet himself on the battlefield.
* In ''VideoGame/EternalSonata'', the party is about to cross the unstable-looking Cabasa Bridge. Beat thinks he's going to wet himself. After they cross, Allegretto asks if he did, and Beat denies it nervously.
* In one cutscene of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity'', Tommy enters Rosenberg's office while the lawyer is asleep on the couch and slams the door hard enough to scare Rosenberg out of his sleep, followed by this line by the latter.
-->'''Rosenberg:''' Aw jeez! I'm going to need new pants!
* The Dragoon {{Sidequest}} in ''[[VideoGame/OgreBattle Ogre Battle 64]]'' has the player searching for a legendary dragon name the Grozz Nuy. In the process of finding it, the player must track down a series of equipment pieces, all of them take some investigation all over the game's world. Searching for the Dragoon's sword has the player locating a barkeep- a man who claims he saw the dragon, peed his pants, then passed out in the snow.
* Some of the {{Mooks}} in ''VideoGame/ThePunisher'' will say they've wet or soiled themselves after Castle [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill gruesomely kills]] a fellow Mook in front of them. There is also a hostage who will say he crapped his pants after Castle forces a Mook to disarm [[TimeBomb a bomb]] he had strapped onto his body.
* Capcom's ''VideoGame/ShadowOfRome'': The player has the ability to scare opponents into peeing themselves. In fact, it's one of the game's side goals.
* Used as a joke by [[DeadpanSnarker Lt.-Cmd. Snipes]] in ''VideoGame/FreeSpace2'', during a recon mission far [[TrappedBehindEnemyLines behind enemy lines]] with only a very small time window before they get left behind by the rest of the Allied fleet. His wing of starfighters exits from the [[PortalNetwork subspace node]] the exact moment a Shivan [[TheJuggernaut Sathanas-class Juggernaut]] accelerates to full speed to enter it.
-->'''Snipes:''' That was a little too close. Now we gotta wait 15 minutes before we can change our shorts.
* Tagline for ''VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies'': "Be prepared to soil your plants!"
* In ''VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment'', a very stuck-up lecturer in the Sensorium is giving a rather uninformed and overall bad talk on the Blood War. One of the main character's possible responses to this is to literally scare the crap out of him.
* Used several times during the ''VideoGame/SpaceQuest'' series:
--> '''VideoGame/{{Space Quest I|The Sarien Encounter}} (after crash landing an escape pod):''' That is the seat. It may be slightly moist after that landing.
* In the Death Knight starting area in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', one of the enemies you face, the Scarlet Peasant, will sometimes on being attacked say "ungh... I... I think I pooped..."
* After the CatScare -- [[spoiler: well, Mannequin Scare really]] -- in the upstairs bathroom from ''Return to Ravenhearst'', you can click on the (disgusting) toilet, triggering a captioned comment from your character that suggests ''you've'' just invoked this trope:
--> "No thanks, I just went."
* In ''VideoGame/MedalOfHonor: Allied Assault'' at the end of the Norway campaign, "Scuttling the U-529", one of the escort ally soldiers quote, "I think I wet myself.
* In ''VideoGame/MedalOfHonorPacificAssault'', during the course of the "Flyboys" mission, your teammate Frank Minoso will mention he's "low on ammo, and needs to change his shorts".
* Referenced in the ''Franchise/DragonAge'' games a number of times:
** In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'':
*** Before the battle of Ostagar, Alistair and the PlayerCharacter are sent to go ready a signal fire. If you ask Duncan what you should do if [[BigBad the archdemon]] appears on the battlefield, Alistair quips "We soil our drawers, that's what."
*** If you run into a dragon, Zevran may say "I, I may have just browned my drawers, no? Phew! [[MirthlessLaughter Ha, ha]]..."
** In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'':
*** Viscount Dumar sums up the escalating racial / religious tension with the Qunari thusly, "I'm preparing for the worst. The very worst. This may require absorbent linens."
*** Also if you bring Isabela on the "Haunted" companion quest at Bartrand's estate, "I ''really'' should have visited the privy before coming here."
* Since ''VideoGame/{{Stacking}}'' takes place in a world populated by Russian matroyshka dolls, scared people leave behind sawdust.
* Case 3 of ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyTrialsAndTribulations'', when Phoenix had to confront [[spoiler:[[BrooklynRage Furio]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Tigre]]]] in court.
--> '''Phoenix Wright:''' *gulp* Maybe I should have brought a diaper with me today.
* A recurring theme in ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'':
** In ''[[VideoGame/BlazBlueCalamityTrigger Calamity Trigger Reconstructed]]'', we have a moment when Rachel teleports right in front of Ragna.
--> "A thousand pardons, for you and your excrement both.
** Shows up twice in in ''[[VideoGame/BlazBlueContinuumShift Continuum Shift Extend]]'':
*** Hazama cops to nearly peeing himself [[spoiler:when Makoto sends his local plans down in flames during ''Slight Hope'']].
*** In Valkenhayn's Joke Ending, after Valkenhayn tells a legend of a creature that makes even Hakuman pee himself (ignoring the FridgeLogic of him being AnimatedArmor). Ragna comments "You're gonna make ''me'' pee." Taokaka then admits that she just ''did''.
* In the beginning of ''VideoGame/TonyHawksUnderground'' ''2'', the skaters are kidnapped and taken to a dark room by two guys in hockey masks (really Tony and Bam), the guy in the hockey mask (Bam) attempts to cut Eric Sparrow with a chainsaw. Eric screams in terror and is revealed to have pissed and shitted himself at the same time.
* VideoGame/RatchetAndClankUpYourArsenal'': When Captain Qwark first encountered the ameboids he immediately executed emergency response plan "number 2".
--> '''Qwark''': Hey! Wait just a minute.
* The cat toy in ''VideoGame/LittleInferno'' does this when it's set on fire. Producing a pile ''larger than the cat is''.
* One of the things a classmate will say to you in ''VideoGame/LollipopChainsaw'' upon being rescued is, "Don't worry about the smell. I just shit myself."
* In indie game ''Investigate This: Scarecrow'', female private investigator Hannah remarks that she needs a "change of undies" after crashing into the titular Scarecrow.
* Face a foe in ''VideoGame/HyperdimensionNeptunia'' who's a significant number of levels above you and Nep-Nep might start the fight by requesting a change of underwear.
* In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', in Sully and Stahl's [[RelationshipUpgrade S support]], Stahl admits that he's so nervous at the prospect of asking Sully to marry him that he almost feels like soiling his pants.
* ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys'': When you complete a custom night in Games 1 and 2, you [[spoiler: get fired]] for [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking "Tampering with the Animatronics. General Unprofessionalism.]] '''Odor'''."
* Can't blame Derek Badger for doing this in ''VideoGame/{{Poacher}}'', when he's first introduced to the Barghest, a ten foot tall KillerRabbit and the first proper boss of the game. Still manages to be an UnfazedEveryman in spite of it.
-->"I've just cacked me pants."
* In the Thieves' Forest area of ''VideoGame/CastleCrashers'', there are instances where an owl, a deer, and even a bear, soil themselves in fright at some creature stomping around the woods. In the Abandoned Mill immediately following, you see the huge creature firsthand, and have to ride one of the deer to safety. The deer may or may not have the runs ''as'' it runs.

[[folder:Web Animation]]
* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'':
** In the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "the process", Strong Bad urges "the faint of heart or the faint of butt" to leave the room before he explains [[FauxToGuide how to write a Strong Bad Email]].
** Happens to Coach Z in an Easter egg in [[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail150.html "alternate universe"]], after he and Homestar Runner somehow end up in [[Series/TwinPeaks the Black Lodge]].
-->'''Coach Z:''' I dunno what's goin' on, Homestar, but I'm not at liberty to discuss what I just did in my pants!
** In ''VideoGame/StrongBadsCoolGameForAttractivePeople: 8-Bit is Enough'', if you try to leave the house without talking to Strong Sad he'll say "Where are you going? You can't take on Trogdor without calling product support first! You'll void your warranty! And maybe your bladder!"
* ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'': Yahtzee refers to the game ''VideoGame/AmnesiaTheDarkDescent'' as being "almost unmatched as a constipation aid." He also praises ''VideoGame/CondemnedCriminalOrigins'' as providing the sort of immersion that launched an unexpected cat right back off his lap with a reflexive jet of pee, where [[VideoGame/Condemned2Bloodshot its sequel]] filled his pants "with unrelenting grit and terrified wee."
* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'':
** In ''Revelation'' episode 19, after [[spoiler:the Reds and Blues crash-land a Pelican in Avalanche]]:
--->'''Church:''' Heeyy. [[BeyondTheImpossible Is it possible for]] [[spoiler:a memory fragment out of an artificial inteligence program enclosed inside a robotic body]] to piss its pants? [[BeyondTheImpossible Because I'm pretty sure I just did that.]]
** In the previous season, [[spoiler: Epsilon!]]Church is [[spoiler: in a Monitor body]], and he tries to figure out how to use his [[spoiler: laser face]]. Tucker and Caboose give him suggestions about emotions causing the [[spoiler: laser]] to activate, leading to the use of a variation of this trope.
--->'''Tucker:''' Maybe mad makes a red laser, and depressed makes a blue laser.\\
'''Caboose:''' Well, I hope we don't find out what makes a brown laser...
** In "Last Words", Doc sits in an out-of-control jeep. When it finally stops, he tells the others that the seat will need a thorough cleaning.
* ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'': A group of characters are riding on a school bus around a perilous cliff. Petunia the skunk has been drinking a lot of cherry juice and [[PottyEmergency needs to visit the washroom]]. [[HilarityEnsues Chaos ensues,]] and soon the bus is headed for the edge of a cliff. Petunia puddles the floor (the puddle is strangely coming '''out of her feet''' rather than her crotch), then later [[spoiler:dies]].
* Dada of ''Animation/{{Pucca}}'' pees himself on almost all episodes (or just every one), leaving a nasty yellow puddle behind. He pees himself every time he gets scared or tense, than happens to be every time anyone confronts him, or even talks or looks at him...
* ''WebAnimation/DrHavocsDiary'': In Episode 13, it's revealed that a lot of Ally Havoc's dates piss themselves thanks to [[OverprotectiveDad you-know-who]] on their tails.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* Happens in ''Webcomic/StageSelect'' when ''ThisBananaIsArmed'' makes itself known.
* Regina Darkblood in ''Webcomic/DanAndMabsFurryAdventures'' had [[http://www.missmab.com/Comics/Vol_973.php this kind of reaction]], when she discovered that Dan had awakened as an Incubus since she last fought him.
* Black Mage from ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'' somehow manages to do this to ''Thief''[='s=] pants, ''while the latter is wearing them''.
* In the webcomic Beatriz Overseer, the character of the same name apparently craps her pants after being attacked by a trio of assassins, she manages to kill all three assassins despite this, though.
* When Sam tries out the JATO truck in ''Webcomic/{{Freefall}}'', [[http://freefall.purrsia.com/ff200/fv00105.htm he expresses a need for a change of clothes]].
* ''[[http://www.superstupor.com/sust12272007.shtml Super Stupor]]'': "I don't wanna be a villain anymore! I just wanna go home! And maybe wear pants without feces in them!"
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja'':
** Martin the Monster [[http://drmcninja.com/page.php?pageNum=30&issue=13 makes a bad guy flunky]] do this.
** Earlier in the comic, we get [[http://drmcninja.com/page.php?pageNum=47&issue=5 this delightful quote]] from a ninja on the bad end of the InverseNinjaLaw:
--->''"I can't stop peeing my pants. I'm out of urine, but I'm peeing my pants with blood now because of my body's biological need to pee my pants from the terror I'm experiencing"''
** And again in [[http://drmcninja.com/archives/comic/17p33 this strip]].
* ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'': Howard Tayler has a lot of fun with this gag. He's used it probably several ''dozen'' times since the beginning of the strip.
** In the three strips starting [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/d/20090505.html here]], this gag is set-up and used. With a bit of a CallBack to [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2000-10-03 this strip]] from almost nine years earlier.
** Again [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/d/20090524.html here!]]
** They used a version a long time ago that proves [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/d/20010429.html even AIs can soil themselves.]]
* Stew from ''Webcomic/FurWillFly'' reacts poorly to Brad's arrival in [[http://www.jadephoenix.org/fwf/comics/index.php?date=fur_fly3.jpg this]] strip.
* Riley from ''Webcomic/AngelMoxie'' wets herself when a giant monster grabs her, prompting the monster to hope that it's sweat. It's confirmed otherwise when Alex teases Riley about it.
* Gabe from ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'' [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2005/10/26/ wets himself]] when Tycho sneaks up on him while he's playing [[VideoGame/FirstEncounterAssaultRecon F.E.A.R.]]. Gabe tries to pass it off as a spilled drink.
** Tycho [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2016/12/07/psi needs a new]] [[UpToEleven couch]] when he plays the Resident Evil 7 VR trailer.
* ''Webcomic/CampCalomine'' has the usually cool-headed Charles [[http://www.rhjunior.com/CC/00149.html ask for brown shorts]] when he learns of a serial killer on the loose.
* In ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'': [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=696 it's mentioned]] (though not shown) to have happened to Marten, though as he puts it, "'''''You''''' try being used as a human shield by a scimitar-wielding monk and see how well your bladder holds up!"
** [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=2089 Randy]] makes Yelling Bird shit himself with fear.
* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' has used it a few times. [[http://www.sluggy.com/comics/archives/daily/050221 Here's one]] from a pirate captain, no less (in fairness, he just realized that [[spoiler:Bun-bun and his crew]] are rushing in for the kill):
-->'''Pirate Captain:''' Mate, we need something white to wave for surrendering!
-->'''Mate:''' Your bloomers?
-->'''Pirate Captain:''' A minute too late for that, mate!
* ''Webcomic/SonicAndPals''. Used so much that it's become a RunningGag.
* Hunter of ''Webcomic/SuicideForHire'' once cornered a DepravedHomosexual StalkerWithACrush and managed to frighten him into both soiling himself and deciding it was in his better interests to leave Hunter alone.
* AJ in ''Webcomic/UserFriendly'' [[http://ars.userfriendly.org/cartoons/?id=20101117 here]].
* ''Webcomic/ExterminatusNow'':
** Eastwood wets himself when the gang is stuck in the CollapsingLair of his ArchNemesis Morth. It mostly seems to have been used to lighten the mood of what would otherwise be a genuinely serious, sombre scene.
** Morth himself, after he finally became a daemon prince, only to be cornered by the greater daemon of War whom he royally cheesed off not an hour ago:
--->'''Morth''': Hm... I think I'm learning a lesson about ''[[SuicidalOverconfidence hubris]]''. ''And'' about the waste functions of my new anatomy.
* Happens [[http://wapsisquare.com/comic/02242005/ here]] in ''Webcomic/WapsiSquare'' due to a case of MuggingTheMonster.
* This is how Zintiel's confrontation with her brother Tares ended in [[http://flakypastry.runningwithpencils.com/comic.php?strip_id=78 this strip]] of ''Webcomic/FlakyPastry''.
* In [[http://www.triggerstar.com/index.php?strip_id=249 this]] ''Webcomic/TriggerStar'' strip, after watching Hash Brown's run-in with [[BrawnHilda Saurkraut]], Avocado comments, "Hey, I didn't know your pants could change color."
* Implied in [[http://megatokyo.com/strip/1036 this]] ''Webcomic/MegaTokyo'' strip.
* In a moment from ''ComicStrip/{{Nodwick}}'' reminiscent of the Blair Witch Project:
-->'''Nodwick:''' Well this is ominous...\\
'''Yeagar:''' If "ominous" means "something that makes you need to change your shorts", then I've learned a new word today.
* Happens in ''Webcomic/{{Selkie}}'', when [[http://www.selkiecomic.com/selkie276/ Selkie scares Georgie]].
* Bonnie in one ''Webcomic/AllenTheAlien'' strip when she notices an alien ship.
* ''Webcomic/TheWhiteboard'': The Fire Dept. captain mentions [[http://www.the-whiteboard.com/autotwb1720.html a need to change his pants]] after running into Jinx while he was [[HulkingOut Hulked up]] by a batch of Doc's [[GargleBlaster weapons-grade Mountain Dew]], which turned him from a three foot tall arctic fox kit a feral-looking giant that's taller than even Doc, and has a rather unhappy expression to boot.
* In ''Webcomic/FreakAngels'', after Arkady catches Luke mind-controlling a girl, she hits him with a psychic BrownNote to this effect.
--->'''Arkady:''' Do you know what that was Luke? That was exactly ''one second'' of my overdose experience when we were fifteen. [[BewareTheNiceOnes If you ever do something like this again, I am going to give you]] ''[[BewareTheNiceOnes five minutes]]'' [[BewareTheNiceOnes of that]].
* In ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfSueAndKathryn'', this is the response of some of the neighbors to Sue's invitation to a cookout.
-->'''Neighbor Kid:''' My pants are full of fear!
* In ''Webcomic/KevinAndKell'', a minor rabbit character reacts this way to [[http://kevinandkell.com/2007/kk0719.html an attempted attack by a lion]]. Also happens to a rodent extra [[http://kevinandkell.com/2017/kk0315.html when Rudy catches it trying to eat one of his plants]].
* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': Kitty, the [[EvilDetectingDog Evil-Detecting Kitten]] has this reaction along with very loud meowing to the ghosts attacking in Chapter 10.

[[folder:Web Original]]
* ''Podcast/{{Rifftrax}}'':
** ''Film/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban'', as Harry is desperately trying and failing to summon his Patronus:
--> '''Harry:''' Expecto! Expcecto!
--> '''Bill Corbett:''' Expecto need a change-a pants after this!
** ''Film/TheGrudge'', after Yoko is attacked by Kayako.
--> '''Mike Nelson:''' Well that was ''kind of'' scar-... Kevin what happened?
--> '''Kevin Murphy:''' I spilled water in my lap.
--> '''Mike:''' But you weren't drinking any-
--> '''Kevin''': I spilled my water!
* Rast Racklyn in ''Literature/TailsOfFame'' wets his pants after Douglas nearly kills him in chapter 4.
* The Literal Video version of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" features the line "Get out of my way, I've gotta pee!" After one of the possessed kids leaps at her, she sings "Never mind, I just went on the floor! Now I need to find a mop!"
* Lupis from the rebooted ''Roleplay/DarwinsSoldiers'' Furtopia RP wets himself out of fear several times. Luckily, he spends a fair portion of the RP in diapers. {{Justified|Trope}} by the fact that he is four years old and not fully toilet trained.
* The very first thing that Jimmy Brennan of ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'' v4 does once he wakes up on the island is... wet himself. Then he starts crying and running around screaming throughout the forest, eventually shouting out that "Craig Hoyle will rape you and wear your skin as a coat!"
** Tabi Gweneth similarly wets herself (and passes out) soon after waking up on the island...notably, she still doesn't realize that she is in fact on Survival of the Fittest. Possibly a natural reaction to being threatened with an umbrella, but it still makes you wonder about her every-day life.
* Nick from ''Literature/SmirvlaksStone'' shits his pants after he [[spoiler:comes across Stilyk's corpse]]
* [[WebVideo/WhatTheFuckIsWrongWithYou Nash]], [[WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown Film Brain]] and [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] have this to say in the [[Series/WonderWoman2011Pilot failed TV Pilot for]] Franchise/WonderWoman is about to hurt someone: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin PANTS TO BE DARKENED!]][[note]]After a message telling the VFX team to darken Wonder Woman's pants which, this being an unfinished pilot ''actually appears on screen''[[/note]] Also happens when WebVideo/JesuOtaku catches the other boys doing a review while he waited four hours to meet [[ComicStrip/TheFarSide Gary Larson]].
* In the classic 1999 flash movie "[[http://uninteresting.myby.co.uk/noeffort/hamlet.htm Tales for the L33t: Hamlet]]", Marcellus' response to seeing the ghost is to "siht" his pants. This becomes a running gag throughout the film.
* Sometimes, during LetsPlay/GeneralSecura's let's plays, when a JumpScare happens, he'll ask the viewers, "Does anybody else need to change their pants?"
* Kaya Seratin from ''Literature/ToWelcomeOblivion'' pees her pants after running into [[SerialRapist Rhett Talbot]], and discovering that he just massacred a restaurant full of people.
* ''LetsPlay/AScotsmanInEgypt'': Several commanders piss themselves when they see just how screwed they are.

[[folder:Web Video]]
* Garlic Jr. is definitely in need of brown pants in the ''WebVideo/DragonBallAbridged'' version of the first movie, ''Dead Zone'', after summoning the dragon and getting ranted at before his wish is granted.
** Krillin when he and Gohan first learn about Freeza.
-->'''Krillin''': YES GOHAN! I KNOW! On the bright side I no longer have to use the bathroom! ...I'm gonna go get changed.
* Happens in ''[[WebVideo/HighRollers2016 High Rollers]]''. Cam's reaction to the group theorizing that they're either dealing with a reawakened god or a powerful magician that has made the AncientTomb they're in his new stomping ground, is to piss himself.
* ''WebVideo/SuburbanKnights'' has one of these once the members of Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses realize the Cloaks aren't just confused [=LARP=]ers, but actually scary magic people.
-->'''WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows:''' Wet yourselves and ''run''!
* During the fight with Illfang the Kobold Lord in ''WebVideo/SwordArtOnlineAbridged'':
-->'''Illfang''': ''Massive roar''
-->''Pop-up appears that reads "Bonus Item: Soiled Pants"''
-->'''Random Player''': Hey! Rare drop!
* ''WebVideo/TheHire''. An obnoxious celebrity forces her way into the [[NoNameGiven Driver's]] car and demands he take her to the venue. At first he drives very slow to piss her off, then DrivesLikeCrazy, tossing her about in the seat like a pinball. By the time she gets dumped at the feet of a horde of paparazzi, she's got an embarrassing stain around her crotch. This is implied to be a result of spilling the coffee mug she was holding between her legs at the start, but that's NotWhatItLooksLike.
* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic does it during the "Top 11 Nostalgic Mind Fucks" countdown, then again in the "Top 11 Nostalgia Critic Fuck-Ups" countdown, when the Critic wets himself when the Banshee from ''Darby O'Gill and the Little People'' is brought up.
* ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries'':
--> ''That ghost didn't scare me, even if I did just [[SoundEffectBleep s***]] my pants!
--> "I guess I wet my pants for nothing!"
--> "...I don't have to pee-tinkle anymore."
* [[http://jalopnik.com/what-its-like-to-drive-a-tank-1786958096 After driving a tank]] in the series "Jason Drives", Jason comments:
--> [to the tank's owner] Seriously, that was a lot of fun. And I'm more covered in mud that I usually am at these shoots.
--> [to camera] It's fine, though, because it hides the other stains.
* When ''WebVideo/OutsideXbox'' find a ghost in the bathroom in the ''VideoGame/SilentHills'' PT:
-->'''Jane:''' I hope you don't need the bathroom.\\
'''Andy:''' I do now!
* ''WebVideo/AnalystBroniesReact'': Even with the invisibility spell protecting Trixie from being found by the changelings, Midnight Sonata notes that Trixie surely would have wet herself in fear.

[[folder: Western Animation ]]
* Done lots of times in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
** In "Simpsons Bible Stories", when the Simpsons sleep through church and wake up to find that the Armageddon has begun:
--->'''Marge''': Are you kids wearing clean underwear?
--->'''Bart''': Not anymore.
** When learning how to pilot a helicopter, Barney has his helicopter thrown into a tail spin. After the instructor corrects the flight and apologizes to his teacher he's told not to worry, that's what the diapers are for.
** In ''[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E7TreehouseOfHorrorII Treehouse of Horror II]]", Bart awakens from a frightening dream. His first words after calming down are "I hope this is sweat."
** In [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS4E5TreehouseOfHorrorIII "Treehouse of Horror III"]], Bart says he has a story so scary you'll wet your pants. Grandpa tells him he already did.
** In "Wild Barts Can't Be Broken", the children of Springfield sneak into a horror movie called ''The Bloodening'', about children with psychic powers (parodying ''[[Film/VillageOfTheDamned1960 Village of the Damned]]''). During a showdown with an angry mob with TorchesAndPitchforks, they start revealing the secrets of the town by reading their minds. Just before the cutaway, the thought they reveal is "Now you're thinking 'I hope that's Shepherd's Pie in my knickers...'."
** In "The Fat and the Furriest", Homer prepares to face off against a grizzly bear by constructing a makeshift suit of armor...without a seat. He explains that this is in case he gets extremely frightened, because he doesn't want to ruin the suit.
** And subverted in another episode. In "Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming", when Sideshow Bob has hijacked a nuke, Marge calms herself down knowing the kids have clean underwear. Cut to Bart's room, where his underwear is on his bed [[FelonyMisdemeanor with sting chords as it zooms in on it.]]
** While Maggie, as a baby, is more prone to PottyFailure, the episode featuring her first birthday showed her absolutely terrified of everyone getting close to her and the fire on the birthday candles. Cue someone asking "What's that smell?"
** In "Insane Clown Poppy", Krusty the Clown announced that he "seltzered" himself when he's introduced to his daughter.
** In "The Seemingly Never-Ending Story", when Homer was stuck in the ceiling of a cavern, he says "I'm stuck and I have to pee!" Then, after a pause, adds "Now, I'm just stuck."
** Averted in "Lisa the Skeptic": when the whole "Day of Judgement" thing is revealed, Ralph Wiggum is too scared to wet his pants.
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'':
** In a short produced for the ''MTV Movie Awards'', the cast of ''South Park'' is dropped into the Coliseum scene from ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', and Cartman's reaction is "You guys, I crapped my pants!" Later they are saved by the aliens from ''Film/BattlefieldEarth'' and are given Scientology personality tests, which Cartman think are perfect for wiping himself.
** In "Erection Day", Butters wets himself due to stage fright.
** In the second episode of "Imaginationland", the episode begins with Butters safe back home. But then he wakes up and realizes he's still in Imaginationland as it's invaded by imagination's most vile creatures. The mayor explains he peed his pants and fainted.
** "Le Petit Tourette" featured Cartman admitting to wetting himself when faced with big trouble.
** In "Hell On Earth 2006", Cartman attempts a Bloody Mary-type ritual to summon Biggie Smalls. Just as Cartman repeats "Biggie Smalls" for the third time, Jimmy pops in the door behind him. Cartman is so scared he craps his pants.
--> '''Cartman:''' Oh, my God. I crapped my pants! [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments H-heh heh! Hey-hey you guys, check it out!]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'':
** Cody pees himself twice when confronted by bears in one episode.
** Owen wets himself in another episode, after being chased by giant prehistoric beaver-things, essentially the rodent equivalent of bears.
** Lindsay wets herself in the second season when Beth scares her as part of a challenge.
** Brick has been afflicted with bladder control problems most of his life; especially in darkness, which is his phobia object.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'':
** Uncle Ruckus is mopping a hospital floor when he's suddenly confronted by three gun-toting thugs demanding to know where Gangstalicious is. Ruckus' (surprisingly even-toned) reply: "Could you repeat that again? I couldn't hear you over the sound of me shitting myself."
** Ed Wuncler III claims in the first episode that, after shitting himself over a dozen times in Iraq, and running out of toilet paper and having to use his thumb after the second time, he was nicknamed "Stinkbomb" and no longer taken on patrol for fear of the stench alerting enemies.
* In the half episode "Fu Dog Takes A Walk", ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDragonJakeLong'' has Fu Dog falling into a pool of growing green goo. Luckily, the title character snatches him out of the air.
-->'''Jake''': Scared you, didn't I?
-->'''Fu Dog''': Nah, I'm always this damp.
* ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'' example: Terrence does this at the end of ''Eddie Monster'', after being electrocuted by an electric bunny-like imaginary friend.
* ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'':
** When the depressed and drunk Bill steals a tank and ends up driving it onto a live-fire artillery range, Dale Gribble reacts thusly to a shell exploding nearby: "Gentlemen, the crap has literally been scared out of me..."
** In another episode, "Gone with the Windstorm", Bobby has to deal with a strange bully at school that jumps out of weird places to scare Bobby. One scene, Bobby comes home from school wearing a pair of effeminate pair of track pants. Bobby explains the bully scared him into soiling his regular clothes..
* ''[[WesternAnimation/MenInBlack Men In Black: The Series]]'':
** Frank swallows a device armed to create a black hole. The agents get it out of him by scaring it out- threatening him with [[strike:a painful surgical procedure]] ''an axe''.
** In another episode a bomb is discovered in MIB headquarters. Someone suggests evacuating the building and Jay remarks "I'm evacuating as we speak".
* ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'':
** In an episode, Billy hops into Grim's arms, prompting him to remark, "That better be sweat drippin' down your leg."
** Irwin appears to wet himself a bit. When Mandy blasts him with a fire hose, she quips, "Looks like you wet yourself again," and Irwin is shocked that someone noticed.
** At the end of "Mandy Bites Dog" Mandy's dog Saliva has finally had enough of Mindy insulting him so he snaps and starts acting viciously, Mindy reacts in fear and can audibly be heard wetting herself.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "War is The H Word", Fry and Bender join the army to take advantage of a military service discount at a 7/11 to get cheap gum. However, war is declared, and they are forced to fight an intergalactic battle against a bunch of bouncing balls. At one point, Fry is charged with providing covering fire for his unit when the balls mount a huge offensive. Fry chickens out and blasts a hole in the ground to hide in. Later, Zapp berates him saying "While other soldiers were fighting and dying pointlessly, he was hiding in a hole in a pool of his own cowardice." Fry's response? "That wasn't cowardice!"
** Every time [[BowelBreakingBricks bricks fall out]] of Bender.
* A ParodyCommercial on ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'' has a [[MyLittlePanzer Ghost-In-A-Box]] scaring a baby, who quickly fills his diaper.
* A child swimming in a pool in ''WesternAnimation/SymBionicTitan'' does this after the titular robot just barely stops itself from falling face-first onto him.
* In ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'', after [[EldritchAbomination Marceline's dad]] throws him an off-screen NightmareFace, this is implied to occur to the Ice King.
-->'''Ice King''': ''A-OHHHHHHH!'' I've soiled my tunic. [[BlatantLies Completely by choice!]]
* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'':
** When Peter has a near-death experience Death tries to show him that he needs to appreciate Lois more. When Peter doesn't get it, Death has him return to his body.
--> '''Death''': The revelation, jackass! It could have helped you save your marriage. But too late. And by the way, when the lightning hit you, you soiled yourself. Enjoy.
** Also in "Brian and Stewie" when Stewie ends up soiling himself, saying that he got scared when the door of the bank closed shut.
* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'':
** In the Halloween episode "Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls", Francine pees herself while visiting Buckle the Mountain Man's haunted house.
** In another episode, Stan participates in an illegal car race, and is so excited that he looks down and finds his crotch is wet.
-->'''Stan''': I hope this is sweat.
* Mentioned in ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', when Azula gave a very threatening speech to the Dai Li, staring down one agent in particular who Mai later said looked like he was going to pee his pants.
* During the Equalist raid of the Pro-Bending Tournament in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' "[[Recap/TheLegendOfKorraS1E6AndTheWinnerIs And the Winner Is...]]", the (very dedicated) [[CombatCommentator announcer]] [[DeadlineNews covers]] an Equalist trespassing into his booth, aiming a lightning-bending device at him at point-blank range and the wetting of his own pants.
* Used as a RunningGag on ''WesternAnimation/AlmostNakedAnimals'', where Octo (an octopus) "inks" himself when scared.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'':
** In the episode "Home Insecurity" has Dean peeing himself after an encounter with a security bot with a screen depicting his dad's face.
** In another episode, after Brock threatens 21 and 24 with a machete, 24 thanks him because he was constipated.
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'': Buford and Baljeet are the usual victims of this.
--> '''Buford:''' (on a sinking ship, [[ItMakesSenseInContext dressed as Cupid]]) Well, that's the end of that diaper.
--> '''Buford:''' (on a roller coaster and a musical) I'm glad I'm wearing boxers that are already brown!
--> '''Baljeet:''' (about to perform) I'm about to let my feelings out through these pleather pants!
** Also:
--> '''Doofenshmirtz:''' Say goodbye to ''this'' pair of lederhosen...
* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'': When Knock Out just obtained a Cybertronian artifact he wonders what it is, Megatron demonstrates its a shield generator when he fires at Knock Out without warning.
--> '''Knock Out:''' I think I leaked a little transmission fluid.
* A very rare instance where the character doesn't wet themselves occurred in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' cartoon "The Girl With The Googily Goop", when Wakko has to go to the bathroom after being scared by the scenery in the cartoon. Dot says that in the kind of cartoon they're in (a cartoon where inanimate objects come to life a la old Disney cartoons), the toilet comes to them. However, [[spoiler: the toilet says that he is "going to Flushing", and a fire hydrant agrees with him. Dogs then run them over, and they forget about it.]] This could have been a BigLippedAlligatorMoment.
** Before "The Girl With The Googily Goop", the same thing happened in "Hello Nice Warners". When Mr. Director sees a scary monster in an ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' spoof, he says he has to use the bathroom, but before we can see the outcome, [[spoiler: he uses a rope to lasso the monster and rocks fall on him instead.]]
* Alluded to in a episode of ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'' where minor villain Plastique is being pop quizzed on what she would do if she unexpectedly ran into Superman in a infiltration mission to the Justice League base; her reply is, "...Before or ''after'' I change my shorts?"
* Mentioned in a couple of ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' sketches:
** One where the Keebler Elves are being attacked by [[Series/SesameStreet Cookie Monster]].
-->'''Elf 1''': [[NotWhatISignedOnFor I didn't sign on for this!]] I just wanted to make cookies!
-->'''Elf 2''': [[UnusualEuphemism I'm making 'cookies' in my pants!]] [[DontExplainTheJoke They're shaped like poo!]]
** Another where Skeletor and gang accidentally succeed in killing [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 He-Man]] and the power of Castle Greyskull goes to Orko.
-->'''Orko:''': ''I HAVE THE POWEEERRR!''
-->'''Skeletor''': I have ''crapped my pants!''
* When the women are attacking the skyscraper in the first episode of ''WesternAnimation/CityHunters'', one of the men has a yellow puddle form around his feet.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Mixels}}'':In the Moon Madness Special, Rokit tells Nurp-Naut a story about the Glowkies which scares him.
--> '''Nurp''': Eep! Scary story! ''(Switches to Naut)''
--> '''Naut''': I just made a meteor in my spacesuit!
* In ''Series/LEGOStarWarsTheYodaChronicles'', C3-PO says he "oiled himself" after one scary chase sequence.
* Suggested in this exchange from the ''WesternAnimation/PlanetSheen'' episode "A Well-Oiled Fighting Ma-Sheen" when Doppy and Mr. Nesmith are shocked that the Londar's cocoon is hatching.
-->'''Doppy:''' And...I glooped.
-->'''Mr. Nesmith:''' I believe I have as well.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'':
** Murderface pees himself after Nathan crashes into a pole, knocking him into the street and injuring him.
** The B-plot to "Bookklok" involves most of Dethklok playing with a defibrillator. When someone gets shocked with it, they usually pee themselves.
-->'''Murderface:''' How can I pee on myself when I'm right here?
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls2016'': While Bubbles is being chased by a sabertooth tiger in "15 Minutes Of Fame":
-->'''Bubbles:''' I'm glad I wore that diaper, for two reasons.
* ''WesternAnimation/WeBareBears'': Grizzly has a brief PottyEmergency in "Planet Bears" while at the supermarket. He is implied to have done this while riding on an out-of-control forklift in an attempt to break down the bathroom door.
* The 1992 ''WesternAnimation/TheAddamsFamily'' animated series hinted at this trope in the episode "Puttergeist" when Norman Normanmeyer talks about how people reacted to seeing him dressed as the Puttergeist.
-->'''Norman:''' Well, let's just say it was good for the underwear business.
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'', after being terrorized by Dr. Barber Cap'n K'nuckles asks "Do you have anywhere I can [[UnusualEuphemism swab my poopdeck]]?"