* ''Series/DoctorWho'' ''Literature/EighthDoctorAdventures'':
** Played rather seriously in ''The Book of the Still''. A MindControl device is [[PlayingWithSyringes injected]] into the Doctor's brain by a guy called Svadhisthana. Quite understandably, the Doctor screams, which Svadhisthana's crony finds funny. The reader probably won't, because, come on, you'd scream like a little girl too if there was a needle in your brain.
-->''Svadhisthana and a needle. Pain in the base of his skull, a hot lance into the centre of his mind.\\
"[[BigNo Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo]]!"\\
Darlow's gutter laugh. "Screams like a girl."''
** And deployed strategically in ''Frontier Worlds'' when yet another mad scientist tries to vivisect him:
-->''The Doctor let out a piercingly shrill scream. Hed had a number of travelling companions who used to do much the same thing, and he was pleased with the effect it had now. For added effect, he fluttered his hands at the extremes of their restraints.''
* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'': If Harry Dresden and someone else are in a car and the appearance of something scary causes someone to scream in a high-pitched manner, it was the other person and most certainly not Harry.
** Then there's this line in ''Ghost Story'' when [[ItMakesSenseInContext Harry is stuck in a supernatural reenactment of storming the beaches of Normandy.]]
--> "Grenades!" I ordered, in a firm and manly tone that [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial did not sound at all]] like a panicked fourteen-year-old.
* Creator/BernardCornwell likes this trope. One French GiantMook gives a "weirdly high-pitched scream" when Literature/{{Sharpe}} stabs him in the balls with a broken telescope. Sharpe's [[TheBigGuy sergeant, Pat Harper]] likes to do this, although this is because he is imitating ancient Irish heroes like Cu Chulainn. Plenty of redshirts do this, and one BigBad plans to do this to another Cornwell hero, [[Literature/TheSaxonStories Uhtred of Bebbanburg]]:
-->'''[[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Kjartan the Cruel]]:''' Now is not the time to make you scream like a woman.
* ''Literature/TheMartian'': Astronaut Mark Watney breaks several ribs during a high-gee launch, and then has to be extracted from his ship.
--> '''Mark:''' I didn't want to distract the people who were saving my life, so I muted my mic and screamed like a little girl.\\
It's true, you know. [[Film/{{Alien}} In space, no one can hear you scream]] like a little girl.
* Whenever the protagonist in Literature/JohnDiesAtTheEnd screams, he tries to convince the reader that each of his screams were [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial not at all girly and very manly.]]
* Apachito in ''Literature/ACoffinFullOfDollars''. Notably when he sees a lion come charging towards him, although a declawed, dishevelled and not very dangerous lion.