"Don't shoot! Don't shoot, you'll piss him off!"
— Grace, Avatar
"Dr. Crawford claims these crimes are being perpetrated by dead men, charged with atom rays, which gives them superhuman strength and makes them impervious to bullets... Well, if you want to believe that story you can!"
— The Creature With the Atom Brain
"Targets sustain no damage from from shot. Calculating...conclusion: cannot retreat. Continue firing out of spite."
— A Robo Speaking shooter, MS Paint Masterpieces
Lt. Hawkeye: "Roger. We're targeting these white things right?"
Edward Elric: "It won't work Lieutenant!"
Darius: "Bullets don't work on them!"
Lt. Hawkeye: "Not again! They won't work on anything these days..."
— Fullmetal Alchemist, manga chapter 93
"What the?!? I've heard of bullet-proof VESTS... but a bullet-proof CHEST?! Le'me out of here!!"
"Wait, don't shoot!... I tried to warn you about the ricochet."
— Alphonse Elric, Fullmetal Alchemist
"Damn it! Why doesn't shooting things ever work anymore!?"''
"Don't do that. If you shoot him, you'll only make him mad."
— The Waco Kid, Blazing Saddles
"I wouldn't use those crappy bullets to scratch my ass!"
— 666, Dead Leaves
Baby: "I'm immune to your bullets!"
Bullet ricochets off him.
Inferno Cop: "So am I!"
Bullet ricochets back.
Hoka: Missiles, direct hit on target confirmed!
Aikuro: Now, if only [Ragyo] were the sort of person missiles worked on...
— Kill la Kill, "Far from the Madding Crowd".
"Take that, you pencil-headed robot mooks! (no effect) Well whaddaya know? They took it!"
"Why did you make holes in me? My gratitude for the gift of metal, of course."
— Larry Niven, The Meddler
McKinney: Remember how to use a gun, Officer Riley?
Riley: What difference does it make? Shooting Cordell is only good for getting his attention.
Garcia: No, don't kill Roberta!
Dutch: [blasting away with Hand Cannon] If this could kill her we wouldn't be in this mess!
Sarah Connor: Can you stop him?
Kyle Reece: I don't know. With these weapons...I don't know.
"The monster is impervious to every effort of the military. Rocket-propelled bullets bounce off like ping-pong balls. Atomic hand grenades only destroy the soldiers who've thrown them. She brushes aside our most powerful Destructo beams with contempt!"
— Attack of the 50-Ft Half-Klingon
Guns don't kill people; it's impossible to be killed by a gun. We are all invincible to bullets and it's a miracle!
— Night Vale NRA Chapter, Welcome to Night Vale, "Pilot"
I hate thinking of the fortune in ammunition thugs like you have wasted on me over the years!
[Captain Quell draws his pistol as the Foretold advances.]
The Doctor: Oh no, no, no, no. That didn't work before.
Quell: What kind of soldier would I be, dying with bullets in my gun? (fires to no effect) For the record, it didn't even flinch!
— Doctor Who, "Mummy on the Orient Express"
Bullets are like mosquitoes to the Russian!
—The Russian, The Punisher (2005)
Tried to... get her away from everybody... Turns out she's not vulnerable... to bullets...
— Gangbuster, Bizarrogirl
A man who could laugh off machine-gun bullets like they were spitballs?