Got married on my twenty first
Eight months before my wife would give birth
It's easier to be sure you love someone
When her father inquires with the barrel of a gun
—Relient K, Deathbed
Here comes the bride, the groom by her side, feeling very sorry for himself.
He tried to run, but I stopped him with my gun, he's going to marry her, or else.
—Chad Morgan, Shotgun Wedding
Yeah, and your family's got the shotgun ready
I can hear those church bells chime
No, I may not be ready for a wedding, honey
But I know that I ain't ready to die
—Kevin Fowler, "Knocked Up"
Grilka: [giving Quark Klingon wedding ritual costume] Put this on.
Grilka: Because if you do not, I will kill you.
—Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, "The House of Quark"
John Finnemore: There was a story about an Iranian man who was forced to marry a goat. Because he had already... consummated the marriage, and as punishment he was made to go through a ceremony with the goat.
David Mitchell: To make her an honest goat.