->Creator/GeneSiskel was fond of a movie cliche he called "[[ClimbingClimax The Climbing Killer Syndrome.]]" This described the mysterious compulsion that forces killers to flee upwards instead of sideways.
-->-- '''Creator/RogerEbert'''

->'''Jay:''' If I were that lady, I'd be like, 'Those two are fighting each other. Imma get outta here now. [[FinalGirl I got out of the temple]], I'm off.'\\
'''Rich:''' Well, to be fair, she knows that that thing has to die, or the aliens might be [[FridgeLogic trapped in Antarctica where they can't hurt the rest of humanity.]]
-->--''[[WebVideo/HalfInTheBag Half in the Bag]]'', ''Franchise/AlienVsPredator'' rifftrack

->'''Quilt''': I have deduced that your old girlfriend escaped death because she was pregnant with your love-child and this Oracle Hunter is none other than your ''long-lost daughter''!\\
'''Donovan Deegan''': And how, praytell, did you deduce all that?\\
'''Quilt''': Because it is ''very'' dramatic.
-->-- ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan''

->But there'd be no story without all this dissension\\
So Inflict this conflict with the utmost of intentions''
-->--Music/RelientK - ''Devastation and Reform''

->...It forced him to look at his life and choices, which was an unpleasant experience he does not wish to repeat. (Narrative causality says he will.)
-->-- Production notes for the ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' fic ''[[http://elanorpam.tumblr.com/post/50872890149/i-call-upon-the-spirit-of-my-ancestor-and-this Ancestor Summoning]]''