->"You're in Rindir's Staffs. And I'm Rindir. I sell magical staffs. Imagine that."\\
Rindir, Video Game / The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

->'''Walt''': So, what do you watch?\\
'''Jesse''': I dunno, stuff.\\
'''Walt''': Like what?\\
'''Jesse''': I dunno. ''Series/IceRoadTruckers''.\\
'''Walt''': ''Ice Road Truckers''. What happens on that one?\\
'''Jesse''': Guys drive on ice.
-->--''Series/BreakingBad'', "Bug"

->'''Gabe''': What are you reading?\\
'''Tycho''': ''Literature/TheTimeMachine''.\\
'''Gabe''': Oh? What's it about?\\
'''Tycho''': ''The Time Machine''? What's ''The Time Machine'' about?\\
'''Gabe''': Yeah.\\
'''Tycho''': [[AskAStupidQuestion Karate]].
-->-- ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'', "[[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2007/02/05/ It's Really Not That Hard]]."

->''"This is Ronseal Quick Drying Woodstain. You can't miss it, it comes in a tin with Ronseal Quick Drying Woodstain on it. It protects and is rainproof in thirty minutes, which means that in thirty minutes your wood's rainproof and protected. So if you've got wood to stain and you want it to dry quickly, use Ronseal Quick Drying Woodstain. It does exactly what it says on the tin."
-->-- ''Ronseal Quick Drying Woodstain'', the TropeNamer

->"The file's called 'catonfire_fallingfromanairplane.exe'. I'm not gonna tell you what it is, but trust me: You got to check it out!"
-->-- '''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner''', "[[http://www.homestarrunner.com/bizcasfri3.html Biz Cas Fri 3]]"

->"Garbage Island. You haven't heard of Garbage Island? It's an island. ...Made of garbage!"
-->-- '''Marshall''', ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', "Garbage Island"

->"All I know is the steak tastes better when I take my steak-tastes-better pill."
-->-- '''Music/JonathanCoulton''', ''I Feel Fantastic''

->''"What," said Trillian in a small quiet voice, "does 'sundive' mean?"\\
"It means," said Marvin, "that the ship is going to dive into the sun. Sun. Dive. It's very simple to understand."''
-->-- ''Literature/TheRestaurantAtTheEndOfTheUniverse''

->"What a load of rubbish. I've got a tin at home that says "Open other end". It never is."
-->-- '''Humphrey Lyttelton''', ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue''

->'''Internet Man''': Bart, I'm not a woman, and I can't have babies. But I can give life to animated internet cartoons. Let me show you one of our hottest shows: ''[[UsefulNotes/OsamaBinLaden Bin Laden]] in a Blender''.\\
'''Bin Laden''': [in a blender] Allah akb-- AAAAHHH!\\
'''Lisa''': Well, it delivers what it promises.
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''

->'''Percy''': Here's one, my lord; the Jumping Jews of Jerusalem.\\
'''Blackadder''': What do they do?\\
'''Percy''': They jump, my lord. They travel from town to town and they jump... a lot.
-->-- ''Series/{{Blackadder}}''

->'''Avi:''' Why do they call [Boris] the "bullet dodger"?\\
'''Tony:''' ...Because he dodges bullets, Avi.
-->-- ''Film/{{Snatch}}''

->''"That's right. This is just a nest of watchers, just as the name implies."''
-->-- '''Lyar Von Ertiana''' (referring to the Watcher's Nest), ''Anime/DivergenceEve''.

->''"I hate it when the title of a book gives away the whole plot. Take [[Creator/ErnestHemingway Hemingway]]'s ''[[Literature/TheOldManAndTheSea Old Man and the Sea]]''. Geez, talk about leaving nothing to the imagination."''
-->-- '''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'''

->"What's a [[TheNudifier defabricator?]]"'' *ZAP* ''"Okay...defabricator -- does [[TropeNamer exactly what it says on the tin]]."
-->-- '''Captain Jack Harkness''', ''Series/DoctorWho''

->'''Amy:''' ''[after being shrunk]'' What was that?\\
'''Rory:''' Some kind of miniaturization ray.\\
'''Amy:''' How do you know that?\\
'''Rory:''' Well, there was a ray... and we were miniaturized.
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', "Let's Kill Hitler"

->''"It's a bow. Seriously. If you need a description of what a bow does, maybe you should stop playing. Maybe read a dictionary. People who don't know what bows are get shot in the eyeballs."''
-->-- Description of the Bow, ''VideoGame/FarCry3BloodDragon''

->''"{{Evil Overlord}}s? Then you must be -- a villain!"\\
"It's kinda implied in the name, isn't it?"''
-->-- ''[[http://ant.comicgenesis.com/d/20070530.html Mechagical Girl Lisa A.N.T.]]''

->'''Mother:''' Why not talk about the Christmas Lighted Farm Implement parade?\\
'''Son:''' There's not much to say. They put Christmas lights on farm implements and have a parade. It's all right there in the title.
-->-- ''Webcomic/BasicInstructions''

->''The stone relic we discovered has been named. We are calling it the Sheikah Slate. We have not found any mention of a name for this object in the records we have unearthed so far... Nevertheless, Purah insisted we call it the Sheikah Slate, as the relic is a slate made by the Sheikah tribe. Feels a bit on the nose to me, but it was not a fight I thought I could win.''
-->--'''Zelda's Research Notes,''' ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild''

->[[PrivateMilitaryContractor Sellsword]]. Pretty much sums it up: a poor man has a sword; a rich man needs a man with a sword; gold is exchanged.
-->--'''Bronn,''' ''Series/GameOfThrones: History And Lore Of Westeros - Sellswords and Hedge-Knights''

->'''Roy:''' I don't remember the name, but you have a spell that locates objects, right?\\
'''Vaarsuvius:''' Yes. It is called Locate Object.
-->--''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots1077.html #1077]]

[[folder:On Works]]
->''"Consumer note: [[VeryFalseAdvertising Nobody walks on fire in this movie]]."''
-->-- '''Creator/RogerEbert''' reviews ''Fire Walker'' (1986)

-> [introducing the heroes of Netflix's then upcoming MCU series] \\
''"...and opposing [[{{Comicbook/Alias}} [Jessica Jones]]] is The Purple Man, named so because he is purple (and also a man)..."''

->''"''[[Film/RoboCop1987 RoboCop]]'' was the finest movie; where the title was also the entire concept, the script, and all the advertising you'd ever need."''
-->-- '''[[http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-signs-new-robocop-movie-might-be-terrible/ Luke McKinney]]''' ''{{Website/Cracked}}''

->'''Matt''': When I was in college, a professor of mine and I would routinely recite the voiceover from the ''[[Film/HouseOfTheDead HotD]]'' trailer, which warned of “[[{{Narm}} zombies…HORRIBLE zombies]].”\\
'''Chris''': Truth in advertising.
-->--'''Chris Sims''' and '''Matt Wilson''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/comicsalliance-reviews-bloodrayne-2005-part-one/ on]] ''{{Film/Bloodrayne}}''

->''"It seems like I've gotten to the point on this show where, really, I don't even think I need to watch the damn movie; I can just listen to the title and pretty much guess 100% what's going to be in it. What's this I have today? ''Curse of the Cannibal Confederates''? Oh yeah, I'm sure there's a huge chance this is gonna be a Venice-set murder mystery!"''
-->-- '''WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob'''

->''"At this point, you're probably wondering what ''Trash Humpers'' is about. Well, you know how ''Theatre/{{Cats}}'' was about cats?"''
-->-- '''Oancitizen''', ''WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh''

->''"The title says ''[='=]Electric Boogaloo[='=]'' and by God that's what you're going to get. So sit down, shut up and watch the f*cking dancing! They dance, and dance, and dance, and dance and [[SuckinessIsPainful you feel like committing seppuku]] and then you realize you are only 10 MINUTES INTO THE MOVIE! If you were to make a {{drinking game}} where you take a shot every time a different dance scene started, you would be dead of alcohol poisoning at the 30 minute mark... Just imagine someone doing the robot, then doing a spinaroonie, then doing a little Michael Jackson move, then back to doing the robot again, lather rinse repeat. That is every single dance scene in the entire movie. That is your F*CKING Electric Boogaloo. Oh God, its like a never ending nightmare. If there is a hell, [[IncessantMusicMadness it is a constant loop of ‘I Believe in the Beat]]’ while Ozone shakes his pleathered package in your face..."''
-->-- '''[[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Miles Antwiler]]''' [[http://moviemoses.wordpress.com/2010/01/25/breakin-2-electric-boogaloo-1984-sam-firstenberg/ on]] ''Film/Breakin2ElectricBoogaloo''

->''"Why it's, dare I say it, A Swarm, maybe even THE Swarm! That's [[IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming a season 3 thing]]: Really Direct Titles. 'The Chute' is about a chute, 'Flashback' is about a flashback, 'Sacred Ground' is about some sacred ground, and 'Warlord' is about a warlord."''
-->-- '''Website/SFDebris''' on ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', "The Swarm"

->''"New ''[[Series/TheWalkingDead Walking Dead]]'' Season 5 Teaser Features Walking, Dead"''
-->-- '''[[http://www.toplessrobot.com/2014/07/new_walking_dead_season_5_teaser_features_walking.php Luke Y. Thompson]]''', ''Topless Robot''

->''"It's perhaps cynical to decide to demand less of a story just because it's called Dinosaurs on a Spaceship, but what else can you do? The story is openly inviting us to revel in superficial fun, and it gives us lots of it. Among a TARDIS crew who can do this in their sleep (and, one occasionally suspects, [[MoneyDearBoy might actually be]]), Rupert Graves, David Bradley, and Mark Williams, there's a cast that can make a bit of madcap silliness work...In the end, the worst you can say about this episode is that it's called Dinosaurs on a Spaceship, and that this is a pretty solid and reasonable title for what the story is. This is also the best you can say about it. Actually, it might just be all there is to say about it."''
-->--'''[[http://www.eruditorumpress.com/blog/good-grief-its-a-stegosaurus-dinosaurs-on-a-spaceship/ Elizabeth Sandifer]]''' on ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E2DinosaursOnASpaceship "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship"]]

->''"You're a ninja, fruits are flying at you and '''''[[NoPlotNoProblem fuck fruit]]'''''!"''
-->-- '''[[WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation Yahtzee]]''' on ''VideoGame/FruitNinja''

->''"The point I'm trying to make is that 'Skate 2' is a game for skaters. The purity of the experience is right there in the title: 'Skate', because that's all it is. Also, 2, because there was another one."''
-->-- '''Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw''', ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation''

->''"Get this: The full name of [this game] is 'Series/HannahMontana Pop Tour Guitar Video Game', [[SarcasmMode which is one of my favourite titles ever for a video game]], up there with 'Doom Space Marine First-Person Shooter Video Game', 'Nonsense Fantasy Role-Playing Video Game', and of course, 'Piece of Shit'."''
-->-- '''WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows''', ''[[http://toddspopsongreviews.blip.tv/file/4250115/ Hannah Montana Pop Tour Guitar Video Game]]'' review

->''"Look at these titles: [='=]''Baseball''[='=], [='=]''Basketball''[='=], [='=]''Football''[='=]... Not this ''VideoGame/{{Madden|NFL}}'' shit, just plain ass, normal, everyday, no question about it, no 'NFL', no year, not named after a player, not named after a coach, not named after the referee's pet goldfish, no quarterback, dimeback, nickelback... Simple, ordinary, unembellished, unmistakeable, crystal clear, as frank as Frankenstein, as blunt as an atom bomb... One compound word, [[ClusterFBomb it's motherfucking, goddamn, sons-of-bitching, fuck-fuck fucking]], '''''FOOTBALL!!'''''"''
-->-- '''WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd''', ''Creator/{{Atari}} Sports''

->''"Under normal iOS rules for naming a game, 'Finger Sling' would be a game where you sling fingers. I don't know how or why we've got into this terrible funk with names, the kind where we end up with a game where you shoot lots of robots called 'VideoGame/ShootManyRobots' or a game where you feed something oil called 'Feed Me Oil' or a game where you run through a temple called 'VideoGame/TempleRun'." Can you imagine if we’d have had this sort of thing at the dawn of videogames? 'I’m just nipping off for a game of [[VideoGame/SpaceInvaders Shoot Aliens]]', 'Anyone fancy a game of [[VideoGame/PacMan Eat Pills]]?' or '[[VideoGame/{{Joust}} Ride a bird into battle]]'.''
-->-- Rob of ''[[http://retroremakes.com/nostalgia/2013/08/05/finger-sling/ Retro Remakes]]'', describing the {{iOS Game|s}} ''Finger Sling''