->''"Uh, this is all wrong. [[DamselInDistress Beautiful maidens]] are supposed to be rescued by [[BeautyEqualsGoodness handsome]] [[TheHero heroes]], not [[ActionGirl other beautiful maidens]]!"''
-->-- '''A Gibdo disguised as a human girl''' attempting to set a trap for Link in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' [[AnimatedAdaptation cartoon]] from ''WesternAnimation/SuperMarioBrosSuperShow''

->'''Mr. Incredible:''' HEY! I SAVED YOUR LIFE!\\
'''Oliver Sansweet:''' You didn't save my life! You ruined my death!
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles''

->''"The one being rescued doesn't get to complain! You just act the part and stand around trembling and say 'Oh, save me!'"''
-->-- '''Ichigo Kurosaki''', ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''

->'''Shaundi''': Boss... [[WhatTheHellHero You're an asshole.]]\\
'''Boss''': True dat.
-->-- ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird'', after the Boss saved Shaundi from the Syndicate's plane by letting her go into free-fall again.

->''"This is some rescue. When you came in here, didn't you have a plan for getting out?!"''
-->-- '''Princess Leia''', ''Franchise/StarWars: Film/ANewHope''

->''"Manga/{{Naruto}} didn't say anything, but he could feel his upper lip curling. [[LampshadeHanging Hinata really had saved their butts… so why was her sister being such a brat about it]]?"''
-->-- '''Fanfic/{{Team8}}'''

->''This is the worst rescue I've ever had.''
-->-- '''April O'Neal''', ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtlesIII''

->'''Shrek''': Well, I have to [[LiteralMetaphor save my ass]]!\\
'''Fiona''': What kind of knight ''are'' you?\\
'''Shrek''': One of a kind.

->'''Chrono:''' "Captain Chrono Harlaown. Child genius. Completed the TSAB Fleet academy's three-year curriculum in one year. Completed the one-year officer training course in three months. Became on official Enforcer at the age of twelve, the youngest ranked officer of his generation. Made Captain of the flagship ''Asura'' at the age of fifteen, also the youngest of his generation. All of that is from my personnel file, you know. It looked very impressive. And now it's going to be joined by '[[BreadEggsMilkSquick And on his first official mission as a captain,]] [[MamaBear his mommy]] [[UnwantedAssistance had to come save him]]'."
->'''[[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections Lindy]]:''' *patpat* "Oh, Chrono. [[ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne I'm sure it won't use the word 'mommy']]."

->'''Scotsman's Wife:''' This rescue ''STINKS''! I've never been so humiliated in me blessed life! I have a dimly old dullard for a husband, with a scrawny tree for a sidekick! I'd be better off savin' meself! '''UWAH!'''\\
'''Jack:''' Forgive me.\\
'''Wife:''' Ya almost dropped me ya' gown wearin' fashion reject!\\
'''Jack:''' Perhaps if we trade places?\\
'''Scotsman:''' Aye\\
'''Wife:''' Oh, that's ''grand'', but does me worm-brained husband care that a stranger can peek up me dress? ''No'', he don't care a spick!\\
'''Jack:''' ''[Turns around]'' Is that better?\\
'''Wife:''' ''No,'' ya' fling-pooed backyard tottie! Walkin' with jolts o' searin' pain coursin' up me leg would be better! Do you ''think'' before ya' open your mouth, or does it come out on its own?
-->--''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': "Jack and the Scotsman II"

->''"Since saving New York, the Ghostbusters have been sued and lost all their money. Ungrateful shits. Did the ''fire department'' get sued after 9/11, as well?"''
-->-- '''WebVideo/{{MikeJ}}''' on ''Film/GhostbustersII''

->'''Diaval:''' [[HumanityEnsues What have you done to my beautiful self?]]
->'''Maleficent:''' Would you rather I let them beat you to death?
->'''Diaval:''' [[NakedOnArrival ...]]I'm not certain.
->'''Maleficent:''' Stop complaining. I saved your life.
-->-- ''Film/{{Maleficent}}''

->''"I'm grateful, Harry," Hermione said, her voice softer now. "You're being too harsh on yourself, even. Please don't take it so seriously when I'm snarky at you. I don't want to be the sort of girl who comes back from the dead, and then starts complaining about which superpowers she got and that her alicorn fingernails are the wrong shade of pearly white."''
-->-- HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality