"The following story is a big fat lie. No names have been changed to protect anybody!"
— The intro of the Woody Woodpecker cartoon "Under The Counter-Spy"
"[P]lease ignore any tiresome scolds who complain that the movie is not really based on fact. Duh."
"Hey there, boys and girls! This here's a true story we just made up."
— Stinky Wizzleteats, The Ren & Stimpy Show, "Son of Stimpy"
"Tentatively titled The Conjuring, it's the 'true' story of a haunting at a New England farmhouse — though presumably it's 'true' in the contemporary sense of the word, meaning that it didn't happen but it says it did on the poster."
"The Amityville Horror is [based on a true story]... (chuckle) yeah, more like based on a true hoax!"