"I'm as fascinated as you about that. Obviously it's got to do with the fact that otherwise we'd have a large green penis flopping around that diminish the chances of us opening in 4,000 cinemas across the country."
— Eric Bana
, when asked about the magic pants in Hulk
"Nanomachines break them down and store them until he returns to human form. I call it the "Broadcast Standards and Practices Modesty and Y-7 Rating Preserver.""
"Did his pants just grow thirty times their normal size?"
I've been thinking about a great topic for about five years now. And that topic is, "Why is it that in battle manga, the bottom half of people's clothes never get destroyed?" Oda:
If they fought naked, wouldn't it kind of change the emphasis of the manga?
"Thank God his pants stayed on."
I have no idea. I'm just glad it doesn't rip.
— Allen Walker
, when asked what happens to his sleeve when he does this◊
"Heh, I'd like to meet his tailor."
—Warren Zevon, "Werewolves Of London" (song)
Across this vision of early 21st Century technopia strode a dark-haired, dusky female of gargantuan yet well-favoured proportions, swiping at the gyrocopters that buzzed about her like angry gnats. Clothing made of stitched bedsheets barely covered her breasts and loins, and thousands flocked to her path despite the danger, drawn by the chance of seeing the world's largest crotch shot.
— Attack of the 50-Ft Half-Klingon
"Don't worry, these boxers are made of the latest heavy-duty materials. They won't break just like that!"
"WHY DID HULK WEAR THONG? WHY DOES HULK EVER WEAR THONG?!"
...his sleeves became mere rags, his body turned dark green and swelled enormously yet his underpants stayed intact, exerting a terrible pressure on his privates that only fueled his excessive rage.
— Man of Wood
Those pants sure know when to stop ripping.
Werewolves that rip out of their clothes but always seem to get their shorts back. Seriously, do they keep stashes of jean shorts hidden around the forest?