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* This is Tigress's reaction in ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda3'' when Po announces that the pandas are ready for battle after training them.

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* [[Podcast/ThePenumbraPodcast Juno Steel]] is the queen of this trope.


* ''Film/AntMan'' features two 'tip montages' narrated by Luis, whose [[MotorMouth mouth moves so fast]] that the only thing Scott has to say by the end is "...What."

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* ''Film/AntMan'' ''Film/AntMan1'' features two 'tip montages' narrated by Luis, whose [[MotorMouth mouth moves so fast]] that the only thing Scott has to say by the end is "...What."


* ''Webcomic/DumbingOfAge'' has one [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/ here]], as Joyce plans to [[SisterShip hook her roommate Sarah up with her boyfriend's roommate Jacob]].

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* ''Webcomic/DumbingOfAge'' has one [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/ here]], as Joyce plans to [[SisterShip hook her roommate Sarah up with her boyfriend's roommate Jacob]].Jacob.


* In ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'' Vetinari is talking with Leonard of Quirm about Leshp, the island that's just come up out of the sea, and Leonard casually mentions he did some sketches there once. After leaving the room, Vetinari thinks for a moment, turns around, goes back into the room and flatly asks Leonard, "You did ''what''?" [[spoiler: The island reappears and sinks back into the sea periodically, but at that point Leonard is the only living person who knows anything about it.]]

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* In ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'' ''Literature/{{Jingo}}'' Vetinari is talking with Leonard of Quirm about Leshp, the island that's just come up out of the sea, and Leonard casually mentions he did some sketches there once. After leaving the room, Vetinari thinks for a moment, turns around, goes back into the room and flatly asks Leonard, "You did ''what''?" [[spoiler: The island reappears and sinks back into the sea periodically, but at that point Leonard is the only living person who knows anything about it.]]


* In ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Two Towers'', Aragorn does this when Gimli asks him to toss him to the stone bridge leading to the gate of Helm's Deep, claiming that he "cannot jump the distance".

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* In ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Two Towers'', ''Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheTwoTowers'', Aragorn does this when Gimli asks him to toss him to the stone bridge leading to the gate of Helm's Deep, claiming that he "cannot jump the distance".

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* ''ComicBook/TheUltimates''
** Nick Fury has dispatched a huge army force to an alien factory in Micronesia... and it's empty.
** Herr Kleiser is preparing to leave the planet, when the technicians inform him that they detected an abnormality of 5 hundred meters radius. A force field, perhaps? Cue the BigDamnHeroes.

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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13135713/45/Certain-Dark-Things Certain Dark Things]]'' Snape says it when he learns that Harriet hasn't been seen in Little Whinging since the previous August.


* "What?" Standard reaction when someone notices that someone spoke to him, but didn't hear well what was said. Common in the real world, little used in fiction as it goes against TheLawOfConservationOfDetail

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* "What?" Standard reaction when someone notices that someone spoke to him, but didn't hear well what was said. Common in the real world, little used in fiction as it goes against TheLawOfConservationOfDetailTheLawOfConservationOfDetail (unless it is used to point that that the character is partially or completely deaf).


* Disney's ''{{Disney/Aladdin}}'' features a memorable example between [[TheImp Iago]] and [[BigBad Jafar]]:

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* Disney's ''{{Disney/Aladdin}}'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Aladdin}}'' features a memorable example between [[TheImp Iago]] and [[BigBad Jafar]]:



* ''Disney/RalphBreaksTheInternet'': When the Disney Princesses start talking about getting inspiration for an IWantSong by staring at a body of water, Vanellope responds with a deadpan "What?"

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* ''Disney/RalphBreaksTheInternet'': ''WesternAnimation/RalphBreaksTheInternet'': When the Disney Princesses start talking about getting inspiration for an IWantSong by staring at a body of water, Vanellope responds with a deadpan "What?"



* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick made good use of this too when she reviewed ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeastTheEnchantedChristmas'', letting out three in quick succession:

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* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick made good use of this too when she reviewed ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeastTheEnchantedChristmas'', ''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeastTheEnchantedChristmas'', letting out three in quick succession:


* In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO9q9M5Irl0 this]] review of SugarWiki/{{Eversion}} one reviewer has already written the game off as a generic ''SuperMarioBros'' clone, when the second reviewer casually mentions 'and then there's your power to warp reality to your whims'. The first reviewer's response is of course 'What.'

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* In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO9q9M5Irl0 this]] review of SugarWiki/{{Eversion}} one reviewer has already written the game off as a generic ''SuperMarioBros'' ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'' clone, when the second reviewer casually mentions 'and then there's your power to warp reality to your whims'. The first reviewer's response is of course 'What.'


%%* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWuF6TPpB8w Here]] is a collection of all the times someone on ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' said "What". From BigWhat to Flat What to all the whats in between.

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%%* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWuF6TPpB8w Here]] is * Happened quite a collection of all the few times someone on ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' said "What". From BigWhat to Flat What to all ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''. One of the whats in between.funniest ones came from the episode [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E15FirstContact "First Contact"]] (not to be confused with [[Film/StarTrekFirstContact the later film of the same name]]) where Riker is trapped while undercover on a planet of aliens and tries to enlist the aid of a nurse to escape from the hospital they're keeping him in.
-->'''Riker:''' Now, will you help me? \\
'''Lanel:''' [[BoldlyComing If you make love to me.]] \\
'''Riker:''' ''<{{beat}}>'' What? \\
'''Lanel:''' I've always wanted to make love with an alien.


* Fanfic writers can get these when they get a review to a long-finished story.
** It can also be about the only response possible to a request for a continuation of a very definite one-shot, or a reviewer who is reviewing... something else entirely, you hope, given that the piece they reviewed is a look into the local CuteAndPsycho's {{Gorn}} fantasies... and the review is for a RomanticComedy.

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* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10413116/27/Starfall Starfall]]'':
-->'''Harry:''' Sirius was in prison for years, and he was the last heir to the house. His mum--Walburga--died sometime in the eighties, I think. And when he was here, he didn't have much motivation to keep the place up.\\
'''Draco:''' The house-elf should have.\\
'''Harry:''' Kreacher was depressed, and didn't want to serve Sirius, and mostly wanted to be dead and have his head chopped off so it could be put on the wall like all the other house-elf heads.\\
'''Draco:''' ''What''.


* In ''Fanfic/CrossCases'', total incredulity is Harry's reaction to Sam claiming he's from an alternate reality.
-->'''[[Series/{{Supernatural}} Sam Winchester]]:''' "This isn't my reality."
-->'''[[Literature/TheDresdenFiles Harry Dresden]]:''' "What."



* In ''Fanfic/CrossCases'', total incredulity is Harry's reaction to Sam claiming he's from an alternate reality.
-->'''[[Series/{{Supernatural}} Sam Winchester]]:''' "This isn't my reality."
-->'''[[Literature/TheDresdenFiles Harry Dresden]]:''' "What."

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