->''"Most people think distracting a group of guys is best done by a beautiful woman. The problem with beautiful women is people want them to stick around; which can cause a lot of problems. Obnoxious guys, they just want to get rid of."''
-->-- '''Michael''', ''Series/BurnNotice''

->'''Kiki:''' Look at me look at me look at me!\\
''[The heroes sneak past the guards]''\\
'''Kiki:''' ''[Points]'' Look, a distracting thing!\\
''[Guards turn to look, Kiki sneaks off. Guards turn back to see an empty corridor, look at each other and shrug]''
-->-- ''Webcomic/TheHeroesOfMiddlecenter''

->'''The Doctor''': Need a proper look. Got to draw its fire. Give it a target.\\
'''Amy''': How?\\
'''The Doctor''': You know how sometimes I have really brilliant ideas?\\
'''Amy''': Yeah?\\
'''The Doctor''': Sorry. ''[Leaps out of cover]'' LOOK AT ME! I'M A TARGET!
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', "The Pandorica Opens"

->'''The General:''' What did you tell him?\\
'''Clara:''' Nothing I'm going to tell you. Except this one thing, you see I told him ''[stage whisper]'' "Don't worry, Doctor, they'll all be looking at me."
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', "Hell Bent"

->'''Ian:''' He can't get both of us! I'll distract him, you run for the bridge!\\
'''Katie:''' He'll get you!\\
'''Ian:''' You got a better idea?!\\
'''Katie:''' Yeah -- I'll distract him! ''[Runs off]''
-->-- ''Series/AreYouAfraidOfTheDark?'', "The Tale of the Midnight Ride"

->''"Hey [[TheLoad Melvin!]] You wanna make a buck?"''
-->-- '''Earl''', ''Film/{{Tremors}}''

->''"Ahh, always the distraction!"''
-->-- '''[[{{Sidekick}} Ron]]''' from ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible''

->''"[[MrExposition Dr. Insano]], I'm curious, what does any of (the [[NegativeSpaceWedgie plothole]]) have to do with [[WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers Ma-Ti]] and [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Spoony]]? And please, [[LampshadeHanging give us the explanation that'll make you talk the longest]]."'' ''[Snaps finger as everyone behind them loot Dr. Insano's lab]''
-->-- '''[[WebVideo/SadPandaQAndA SadPanda]]''' in ''WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee''

->'''Apple Bloom:''' We need to think of a distraction.\\
'''Scootaloo:''' Hey everyone, look at Scootaloo dance!\\
'''Apple Bloom:''' We need to think of a distraction that doesn't draw attention to us!\\
'''Aurora:''' OH MY GAWD THEY'RE GOING TO [[spoiler: GRIND US INTO RAINBOWS]]! ''[{{Beat}}]'' EVERYBODY PANIC!\\
''[The foals start to panic.]''
-->-- ''WebVideo/RainbowDashPresents [[Fanfic/RainbowFactory Captain Hook the Biker Gorilla]]''

->'''Simba:''' You guys have to create a diversion.\\
'''Timon:''' What do you want me to do -- [[TemptingFate dress in drag and do the hula?]]
-->-- ''Disney/TheLionKing''

->'''Sarge:''' Simmons, you and the two bullet magnets move up the right side and try to cause some kind of distraction.\\
'''Simmons:''' Any suggestions?\\
'''Sarge:''' As long as it draws their fire away from us and towards you ''I don't care.''\\
'''Donut:''' Try some dance moves! Oh! You could do a musical number!\\
'''Sarge:''' Get off the radio, Donut!
-->-- ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', Episode 48: Heavy Metal

->'''Ronan:''' What are you doing?...What are you DOING?!\\
'''Quill:''' I'm distracting you, ya big turdblossom!
-->-- ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy''

->'''Sgt. [=McRose=]:''' You know, if we hit this bank in daylight, we're gonna need a big diversion.
->'''Major Hackett:''' We'll blow something up.
->'''Sgt. [=McRose=]:''' Yeah, like what?
->'''Major Hackett:''' A building a barn, something.
->'''Sgt. [=McRose=]:''' [[SarcasmMode A school, a church, something.]]
->'''Major Hackett:''' What, are you particular?
->'''Sgt. [=McRose=]:''' Yeah, as a matter of fact I am. This ''is'' America, you know.
-->-- ''Film/ExtremePrejudice''

->'''Kostmayer:''' What do we need a diversion for? Just kick in the door and hose the room.
->'''[=McCall=]:''' Mickey, there is a five year-old boy in there.
->'''Kostmayer:''' Oh yeah, we're gonna need a diversion.
-->-- ''Series/TheEqualizer'', "China Rain"