Describe No You here.
Your face is describing No You here!
The act of replying to an insult by simply saying "No, you!" or something similar, meaning that said insult applied more to the person giving it than the person receiving it.
Omnipresent in schools, especially middle to high schools.
"I know you are, but what am I?"
"It takes one to know one!"
The childhood classic, "I'm rubber, you're glue, whatever you say bounces off me and sticks to you!"
"You are the one who is X!" and its variant, "It is you who is X!"
Black Lion: In the infamously bad dub, the villain calls one of the hero's plans "too stupid". The hero responds soon after with, "I'M stupid?! YOU are the one that is stupid!"
In Final Fantasy: Unlimited, when Kaze is fighting Fungus in the latter's homeworld, Fungus (who seems immortal thanks to his ability to regenerate himself) taunts Kaze by saying that this will be where he dies. Kaze's response is simply to point at Fungus and say "No, YOU'RE the one who will die here!"
Scott Pilgrim aspires to this trope. Unfortunately, his comebacks are generally even lamer.
In the second volume Scott rages against his roommate Wallace ending with the childish "I'm rubber, you're glue", almost unreadable.
In Civil War, Captain America states that this should be your response to those who try to bully you into moving away from your convictions.
In My Little Unicorn, after Ace Ray complains about Rhymey's rhyming, Rhymey protests that his rhyming is perfectly natural, capping it off with this couplet.
Later, in Return of the Jedi, when Luke told Palpatine he was mistaken to think the Empire would defeat the Rebellion, Palpatine answered, "Oh no, my young Jedi. You will find, that it is you who are mistaken. About a great. Many. Things."
Kíli in The Hobbit shows the emotional range of a seven-year-old when he and the other dwarves mistake Bilbo's claims that the dwarves had parasites to buy them time from being eaten by trolls as Bilbo betraying them.
Kíli: We don't have parasites! You have parasites!
Minos: "You have no power over me. I am the lord of the spirits! The ghost king!"
Nico: No. I am
In the Warrior Cats novel The Last Hope, the heroic Brambleclaw has captured his treacherous brother Hawkfrost. Ivypool, Hawkfrost's former apprentice, calls him a traitor, and it shows just how out of it Hawkfrost is when he, the largest ham in the series and eternal master of banter, can only reply with, "You're the traitor."
The Janitor: Really? (takes out a globe) Point to Iraq.
J.D.: Why do you keep a globe on you janitor cart?
The Janitor: In case I get lost. I'll give you a hint. It's not the country shaped like a boot.
J.D.: (points to a country) That's Iraq.
The Janitor: That's China.
J.D.: You're China! (walks away)
The Janitor: ...That's an outrageous accusation.
Happens with Denise and Drew. "You're a pretty girl!"
One episode had JD respond to insults by saying "your face".
Whilst in Africa for an epic road trip, the Top Gear boys put on some local clothing to protect themselves from the dust, and mockery ensues:
May: [to Hammond] You look like a gay cowboy and [to Clarkson] you look like a gay terrorist. Clarkson: No, you look like a terrorist. With a broken windscreen wiper. And your face is ridiculous.
Comes up now and then on How I Met Your Mother, usually just to dismiss someone rather than in response to an actual insult: "You're a 'big sustainable growth'!" (in response to Marshall claiming the gang will start liking all his charts again) or "You're a 'tropical depression'!" (in response to Ted trying to get the gang to take the hurricane warning seriously)
One of the reasons Matt from Primeval is often viewed as The Scrappy is because his comebacks and self-justifications when challenged are always kinda lame. This culminated in the following exchange between Matt and Designated Villain Philip.
Philip: Look around you, Matt. The world didn't end. You were wrong.
Matt:You were wrong. You.
Quoth Michael Westen, to a criminal he just went up to yelling and pretending to be the boss of the dirty cops the guy has on the payroll, upon being asked whether "he's crazy or something?": "No, you're the one who's crazy. You're the one standing around, after letting your truck get stolen from your parking lot. You know, the one with the ecstacy lab inside?"
In one episode of The Suite Life on Deck, Woody gets addicted to a simulation game called Better Life(presumably a spoof of Second Life).
Woody: I was about to go down to Zack's Better Life arcade. I'm going for the highest score in virtual virtual bowling!
Cody: Don't tell me you're into that stupid fake world too.
Woody: You're stupid!!
In an episode of That '70s Show, the boys travel across the Canadian border to buy beer but are stopped by Mounties on their way back when Fez is suspected of being an illegal immigrant, and they are each individually questioned. Leo responds to his entire interrogation with this trope:
In Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, the normally fairly quick tongued Carl Johnson comes off looking brilliant when he first meets Cesar and some of his friends.
Azteca: I think he thinks he's gangsta, and he should fuck off.
Carl: No, you fuck off.
In the original version of You Don't Know Jack, if a contestant typed in Fuck you as an answer to the Gibberish Question, the host would chide the contestant for entering that answer with "Fuck me? No - Fuck YOU!
Marik: Hey, shut up [Melvin], you don't know anything about me! Bakura: Marik, he IS you. Marik: He is the gay one! Bakura: Marik, HE'S YOU! Marik: ...He is the gay one!
And another example:
Johnny: Are you ready to lose to Johnny Steps? Tea: You are the one who is going to lose! Johnny: You're going to be so embarrassed, you'll wish you never stepped on my stage! Tea: You are the one who is going to be embarrassed!
And yet another example, from Marik Plays Bloodlines:
Marik: Oh, hey, it's one of those things, ah, what do you call them... something-waiter...uh, Bakura: Dumb. Marik: You're dumb! Bakura: No, the word for it is dumb! Marik: The word for YOU is dumb! Bakura: No, no, Marik! The thing you are in right now is called a dumb-waiter! Marik: You're the dumb waiter!
BM: What did you think I meant every time I said I was going to burn the world? RM: Who cares? Thief: Yeah, you're a wiener. You couldn't burn a match. BM: Yeah, well... Your face... is ugly... Shut up!
Deithard: "Oh, it's you two idiots. What do you want?"
Jeremiah: "You're the idiot." I am so good at come backs.
In Team Four Star's Halo: Reach LP they discuss the concept of Space Europe which is shot down with "it's a massive land", to which Kaiser Neko responds: "No, you're a massive land."
This is how the 2chShift-JIS cat Mona came to be. One poster created a word art image of a cat saying "You people have too much free time." Another poster copied the image and changed the phrase to "So do you!" (Japanese: "Omae mo naa!" hence the name) and things kinda snowballed from there.
Ultra Fast Pony combines this with Prince Blueblood's Shatner-esque speech patterns, to odd effect.
Blueblood: I believe that goes against... several, safety regulations! Rarity: Shut up. Blueblood: No! ... You!
In Jiz, Jiz and Rio are having an argument about letting the abortion-happy Jiz carry one to term.
Jiz: Look, why're you being a douche right now?
Rio:You're the fucking douche, you fucking whore cunt!
During their first battle in Vaguely Recalling JoJo, Hol Horse calls Polnareff an unflattering nickname, and then Polnareff calls Horse a variation of that nickname.
Towelie, whenever he's stoned (which is most of the time) and someone points out the fact that he is a towel. Every episode he appears in has one of these exchanges:
Towelie: Don't call me stupid! You're stupid! Someone: Oh yeah? Well, you're a towel. Towelie:You're a towel!
Steven McTowelie is on "Larry King Live" promoting his book "A Million Little Fibers", when the program is interrupted by a special report from GeraldoRivera:
Geraldo: Larry, this brave reporter has spent days investigating and researching and I have come up with a shocking discovery that is going to rock the balls and ass of the literary world... Steven McTowelie, author of "A Million Little Fibers"... is a towel!
From the Futurama episode "War is the H Word" Zapp Brannigan is punishing Fry for cowardice in battle, so he asks Kif to name the most humiliating job possible. Kif, of course, replies "Being your assistant", to which Zapp immediately replies, "No, being your assistant!" Surprisingly for this trope, Zapp turns out to actually be onto something with that, as, while Kif isn't the amoral, imbecilic Man Child that Brannigan is, he does have a lot of pent-up anger and frustration, which he spends the rest of the episode unleashing on Fry.
In Justice League's first season, the team finally manages to bring down Luthor once and for all by pulling a sting using the Martian Manhunter's shapeshifting abilities. After the ruse is revealed and the evidence has been gathered, Manhunter remarks "It's the end of an era," to which Luthor replies "The end of your era, maybe" before attempting to kill them.
Later, an argument between the two ends up taking an unexpected direction.
Moredecai: You're a turd. Rigby: No, you're the turd! Mordecai: You're the turd! Rigby:You're the turd! Pops: Mordecai, Rigby, stop! We can all be turds! Skips: I wish you guys wouldn't teach him words like that.
In "Portable Toilet", when Mordecai and Rigby are trapped inside a portable toilet, Rigby's Claustrophobia kicks in:
Rigby: We're gonna starve before they find us! Why did you eat the whole sandwich?! You should of saved some just in case! Mordecai: Dude that makes no sense. Rigby: You makes no sense! (pounds on the door and screams)Help, I'm trapped in here with a crazy person!
In American Dad! Roger wants to walk around without a disguise, but Stan won't let him. Roger insists that there has to be a way for him to do it without blowing his cover.
Stan: Listen to me, Roger, it is never going to happen.
Roger:You're never going to happen!
Done hilariously by Boris Yeltsin. After a meeting with President Clinton, both stood outside to address the press. Yeltsin decided to answer previous press reports that the meeting was going to be a disaster. Yeltsin replied, "Well now for the first time I can tell you, that you're a disaster." Cue Clinton laughing like a hyena. note This was actually slightly mistranslated. What Yeltsin said in Russian should more accurately be translated as, "You have failed." But maybe the translator thought that wasn't as funny.