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"Do not let my calm demeanor fool you, RANGER!"
Marshal Stacker Pentecost, Pacific Rim

Two characters are carrying on a conversation. Alice says something. Bob responds in his regular voice, but then SUDDENLY HE'S SHOUTING!

Typically happens for one of three reasons:

  • Anger: Something Alice said just really infuriates Bob, or perhaps simply made an already bad mood worse. Often this is preceded by other visual cues of anger, such as a twitching eye, giving the impression that despite his feelings Bob is still trying to maintain some sense of composure before finally giving in and letting loose with an impassioned tirade.
  • Surprise / Fear: Bob is carrying on as normal, when suddenly a cold, dead hand settles on his shoulder, or someone sets off an explosive in his presence, or something else happens that he just didn't or couldn't expect. Often accompanied by an upward shift in pitch.
  • Drama: Bob is naturally a Large Ham and wants you to know that what he is revealing is quite important, no matter how mundane it may actually be. This is a technique actually used by army trainers when scolding trainees, to keep them on their toes and to vary the tempo of the berating.

Compare Careful with That Axe and Last Note Nightmare, which apply a similar sort of logic to music. Sometimes overlaps with Punctuated! For! Emphasis! or HA HA HA – No.


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  • In Dragon Ball, Bulma uses type A for snark value when complaining about how recklessly endangering her companions are.
    • A much more well-known example is found in Dragon Ball Z:
      Vegeta: It's over NINE THOUSAND!!!note 
    • Gohan gets a truly epic example of this trope in Bojack Unbound after turning Super Saiyan 2.
      Gohan: I know your kind, you think you can just walk in and take our planet. But you forgot one thing, I'm my father's SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOON!!!
    • Beerus gets a moment in during his fight with Goku in Dragon Ball Super:
      Beerus: Congratulations on the cheap shot. But this level of power you're showing me... well, how should I put it? IT DOESN'T HAVE ANY EFFECT ON ME AT ALL!!
    • Future Zamasu gets in on it as well, while holding Goku and Future Trunks down so Goku Black can blast them with a Kamehameha:
      Zamasu: I want both of you to listen to me very carefully here. For your persistence insolence and repeatable fronts towards a deity, you will now suffer THE SEVERE CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR ACTIONS!!!
  • Fullmetal Alchemist:
    Colonel Mustang: When I'm Führer, there will be changes. That day, all female officers will be required to wear...TINY MINISKIRTS!
    • About half of Major Armstrong's lines are like this, particularly when they have to do with things being passed down the Armstrong line FOR GENERATIONS!
  • Cowboy Bebop:
    Vicious: The same blood runs through both of us. The blood of a ravenous beast hungry for the blood of others.
    Spike: I've bled all that blood away.
  • In the Haruhi Suzumiya episode "The Adventures of Mikuru Asahina", when Itsuki attempts to kiss a drunk Mikuru:
    Kyon: Okay, how is this happening right now? If your mouth gets any closer to her, someone standing off camera is gonna step into frame and KICK YOUR ASS, DAMMIT!
  • In Chapter 36 of the manga for Neon Genesis Evangelion, 14 year-old Asuka tells Kaji to stop treating her like a child and starts taking off her clothes. When Kaji refuses her, Asuka replies, "It's Misato, isn't it? YOU STILL LOVE MISATO, DON'T YOU?! SO YOU'RE SAYING THERE'S NO ROOM FOR ME?!" causing an alarmed Kaji to think that she really is like a child after all.
  • Sword Art Online: During the climax of the Fairy Dance arc, Kirito dips into this after performing his Heroic Second Wind and turning the tables on Sugou, particularly after he gives Sugou a small cut on the cheek, and Sugou flips out and whines about the pain:
    Kirito: Hurts, doesn't it? But it's nothing like the pain you made Asuna feel. NOT EVEN CLOSE!!
    [cue him lopping Sugou's right arm clean off]
  • In the Yu-Gi-Oh! Doma Arc, Seto Kaiba does not take Yugi's loss to Rafael very well.
    Kaiba: YUGI LOST?!

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  • In an early Garfield strip:
    Jon: Be careful there, Garfield. Hanging on the drapes can be very painful. 'CAUSE I'M GONNA BREAK YOUR LEGS IF YOU DON'T GET OFF THEM THIS INSTANT!
    • He also does it again later:
      Jon: Some dirty, rotten, low-down, slimy, filthy, disgusting, gluttonous, hog STOLE MY SUPPER!
    • And in another, Garfield is watching "The Loud Channel":
    We're loud... We're proud... -Garfield gets closer to the TV to hear what they're saying- AND WE'RE MEAN TOO!
  • Red Robin: Before her partners are murdered and her throat is slit most of Pru's interactions with people go this way, as she'll act relatively calm until something offends her, annoys her, or she's given permission to kill someone at which point she quickly switches over to SHOUTING, often accompanied by automatic gunfire.

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  • Played for horror, tragedy, and drama in Bird. Mimi is a nice girl, but her power sends her into violent mood swings. Sometimes she'll be talking normally, only to switch to shouting, eyes-glowing, and fire everywhere. She can't help it, her powers alter her brain chemistry to encourage disassociation and lack of empathy.
  • In Retribution, Spock raises his voice in frustration when Kirk contradicts his statement that the captain "[has] no idea of the gravity of offenses that can be committed between us."
  • In 30 Minutes That Changed Everything a recently-freed Sirius is talking to Remus about what happened during his illegal imprisonment.
    Sirius: Dumbledore seems to have sent MY GODSON to live with Lily's vile sister!
  • In This Bites!, while calmly summing up Cross, Luffy, and Ace's antics in Nanohana, Vivi suddenly starts yelling demanding to know why the town is on fire. Later, when the Straw Hats freak out upon meeting Brook, Cross begins to point out that Brook's nature as a skeleton is clearly because of a Devil Fruit, only for him to snap and shout at the crew for how they keep missing that obvious answer.
  • The Pieces Lie Where They Fell:
    • Page starts yelling when she learns what Xvital learned during her experience with her Element, realizing the implications it has for her people.
    • Tizoc does this in his conversation with Xvital, as he starts asking why she ran off.

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  • The Emperor's New Groove:
    Yzma: Alright, a quick cup of coffee. THEN TAKE HIM OUT OF TOWN AND FINISH THE JOB!
  • A couple of examples from the Toy Story series:
    • From the first movie: "He's not a space ranGER!"
      • Also: "I hate to break up the staff meeting, but...THEY'RE HERE! BIRTHDAY GUESTS AT THREE O'CLOCK!"
      • Additionally: "YOU. ARE. A. TOOOOOY!"
      • Buzz says the same thing to Woody in the second movie, except he plays the trope straight: "You. Are. A TOY!"
      • "Ha ha ha ha, that's very funny, Buzz. THIS IS SERIOUS!
    • From the third movie: "He was putting you IN THE ATTIC!"
  • The Iron Giant:
    • "There are two kinds of metal in this yard: scrap and art. If ya gotta eat one of 'em, eat the scrap. What you currently have IN YOUR MOUTH IS ART!"
    • "Biggest thing around here is probably the prom queenOH MY GOD!!!"
    • "Oh my God....uh...Ohhh my God, we uh thank you for the food that mom has put in front of us and STOP!!! -th..the Devil! From doing bad things...and uh GET OUT OF HERE!!! ...Satan? GO! GO! that we may live in peace. Amen."
  • Ratatouille: When Skinner questions his sous chef how Linguini could have changed the recipe if he had tasted it.
    "Because he changed it AS IT WAS GOING OUT THE DOOR!"
    • This also happens when Colette lectures Linguini on cooking:
      Colette: (sweetly) Keep your station clear, (not so sweetly) or I WILL KILL YOU!
  • A few instances in Peter Pan, and all directed at Mr. Smee:
    • "Good form, Mr. Smee? BLAST GOOD FORM! DID PAN SHOW GOOD FORM WHEN HE DID (holds up hook) THIS TO ME?!?"
    • "For the last time, Mr. Smee, take the princess back to her people! UNDERSTAND?!?!?"
    • "You will go ashore, pick up Tinker Bell, and bring her to me. UNDERSTAND?!"
    • And in the sequel, Return To Neverland: "Mr. Smee? Be a good fellow and fix the plank SO I CAN MAKE YOU WALK IT!"
  • Jenny from Famine talks like this all the time. And yes, her classmates and teachers think there is something terribly wrong with her because of it.
  • Monsters, Inc. Mike does this at least 3 times
    • First when he pretends to be a TV Host while Sulley is sleeping in bed (Meta note: The producers had wanted something to lead up to the morning workout montage, so they let Billy Crystal cook up something. He delivered this gem):
    Mike: Hey! Good morning, Monstropolis. It's now five after the hour of 6:00 A.M. in the big monster city. Temperature's a balmy 65 degrees - which is good news for you reptiles - and it looks like it's gonna be a perfect day to maybe, hey, just lie in bed, sleep in, or simply... WORK OUT THAT FLAB THAT'S HANGIN' OVER THE BED!! GET UP, SULLEY!!!" (cue air horn)
    • Later as Boo is getting sleepy
    Sulley: Mike? I think she's getting tired.
    Mike: Well, then why don't you find someplace for it to sleep...WHILE I THINK OF A PLAN!
    • Then as Sulley doesn't think Boo's dangerous, Mike's not so convinced
    Sulley: Hey, Mike, this might sound crazy, but I don't think that kid's dangerous.
    Mike: Really? Let's keep it. I always wanted a pet THAT COULD KILL ME!
    • Randall also frequently does this.
    Randall: (to Fungus) If I don't see a new door in my station in 5 seconds, I will personally put you THROUGH THE SHREDDER!!!
  • In Alice in Wonderland:
    Alice: Three inches is such a wretched height...
    Caterpillar: I am exac-tically three inches high, and it is a very good height INDEED!
    Alice: But I'm not used to it! And you needn't... SHOUT!
    • This is also a character trait of the Queen of Hearts.
  • Georgette in Oliver & Company, when she catches Oliver eating from her bowl.
    Well, it may be Jenny's house, but everything from the doorknobs down IS MINE!
  • In The Hunchback of Notre Dame, when Frollo notices one of Quasi's wooden figures shaped like Esmerelda.
    Frollo: Isn't this one new? It's awfully good. Looks very much like the... Gypsy Girl. I know... you helped her ESCAPE!!!
  • Kung Fu Panda 2: The wicked peacock Shen does this to his wolves to get his fleet ready. He even whispers to them before screaming it out.
    Shen: Get the wolves ready. We're loading the ships now. NOW! NOW! NOW! NOW! NOW!
  • Disney's Hercules: Done by Hades too many times to count. Let's just say that James Woods has a fun habit of playing characters who have a tendency to suddenly yell.
    Hades: Meg, my dear, sweet, deluded little minion. Aren't we forgetting one teensy-weensy, but ever so crucial little, tiny detail? [bursts into flames] I OWN YOU!!
  • Recess: School's Out: Dr. Phillium Benedict, also voiced by James Woods.
    Benedict: I want this machine working at full power by tomorrow morning. DO I MAKE MY I MAKE MYSELF CLEAR?!
    Scientist: Y-Y-Y-Yes, sir!
    Benedict: Oh, dear! I got spittle on my lapel!
  • Gogo in Big Hero 6, when Yokai pursues the heroes:
    Gogo: Why are we stopped?
    Wasabi: The light's red!
  • Sebastian in The Little Mermaid
    Sebastian: What is all this!?
    Ariel: It, err...It's just my...collection.
    Sebastian: [chuckling] Oh, I see. Your collection. Hmm... IF YOUR FATHER KNEW ABOUT THIS PLACE, HE'D— (Flounder cuts him off)
  • It happens to be the first line of dialogue in the first Ice Age movie.
    Freaky Mammal 1: Why not call it "the Big Chill", or the "Nippy Era." I'm just sayin', how do we know it's an ice age?
    Freaky Mammal 2: Because...of all...THE ICE!!
    Freaky Mammal 1: Well, things just got a little chillier.
  • Silver from Treasure Planet.
    Silver: (Talking to his pirate crew) Now, if ya' pardon my plain speakin', gentlemen, are ya' all (Draws out a cutlass) STARK-RAVIN' TOTALLY BLINKIN' DAFT?!!!
    • Later, on Treasure Planet with Jim and Morph
    Silver: Morph, hop to it. (Morph refuses) NOW!!
  • Madame Medusa in The Rescuers when coercing Penny go down into the cave to retrieve the diamond by taking her teddy bear hostage.
    "You get down there and find the big diamond OR YOU WILL NEVER SEE THAT TEDDY AGAIN!!!"
    Cody: [pounding on the cage] Let me outta here!! Let me go!! You can't do this!! Help! Help! Help!
    McLeach: Breaker, breaker, little mate. I forgot to tell ya around here, you need to be QUIET!!! ...or the rangers might hear you.
  • Shrek 2: Shrek does this to Donkey during the carriage ride to Far Far Away.
    Shrek: For five minutes, could you not be yourself? FOR FIVE MINUTES?!
  • In Aladdin, Genie's famous advice to Aladdin on how to win Jasmine's heart combines this with Punctuated! For! Emphasis!.
    Genie: Alright, Sparky, here's the deal. If you wanna court the little lady, you gotta be a straight shooter. Ya got it?
    Aladdin: What?
    Genie: Tell. her. the... TRUTH!
  • Zootopia:
    • Lionheart does it while discussing animals going feral with a doctor.
    Lionheart: Hmm, great idea, tell the public. And how do you think they're gonna feel about their mayor, WHO IS A LION?!
    Nick: Do you think I might go nuts? Think I'll go savage? Do you think I might try to... EAT YOU?!
  • In Quest for Camelot: Ruber is prone to these.
    • Before he goes into a violent rage in a meeting with the knights of the round table:
    Ruber: Then it's time for the new king and I vote for me.
    Sir Lionel: I will not serve a false king.
    Ruber: Then serve... A DEAD ONE!
    • When learning that Excalibur is lost in the forbidden forest:
    Ruber: The Forbidden Forest.
    Griffin: Precisely, master.
    Ruber: Have I told you today, how magnificently and totally worth-LESS YOU ARE?!!
    • Also, when cornering Kayley in the courtyard where the stone was during the final battle:
    Ruber: You're in the way, just like your father! Since you're dying... to BE LIKE HIM! Let's see if I CAN HELP YOU OUT!!
  • While singing to the hyenas in The Lion King, Scar suddenly drops his calm facade to show his underlying rage.
    The future is littered with prizes
    And though I'm the main addressee.
    The point that I must emphasize is

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  • The Ladykillers:
    Professor Marcus: Major, Major, Major... CALM DOWN!
  • The Big Lebowski: Multiple instances throughout, for example:
    The Dude: Hey man, nothing is fucked here...
    The Big Lebowski: Nothing is FUCKED?
    The Dude: No...
    • And this one:
    Walter: (drawing a pistol) Mark it zero, Smokey or you're in a world of pain.
    Smokey: (starts stammering)
    Walter: A world of pain.
    Smokey: Dude; - h-he's your partner -
    Walter: (stands up brandishing the pistol threateningly) Has the whole world gone CRAZY? AM I THE ONLY ONE AROUND HERE WHO GIVES A SHIT ABOUT THE RULES? MARK IT ZERO!
    • and...
    Walter: Saturday is Shabbos, the Jewish day of rest. Means I don't work, I don't drive a car, I don't fucking ride in a car, I don't handle money, I don't turn on the oven, and I sure as shit DON'T FUCKING ROLL! SHOMER SHABBOS!
    • In other words, it's pretty much Walter's defining trait.
  • The Avengers: Earlier in the film, Bruce Banner in his Troll-ish moment to pretend he's gonna start Hulking Out:
    Bruce: (in low deadpan tone) [Fury] needs me in a cage?
    Natasha: No-one's gonna put you in...
    Bruce: STOP LYING TO ME!
    Natasha: (freaks out and draws her gun)
    Bruce: (chuckles, looks obviously amused and satisfied) I'm sorry, that was mean, I just wanted to see what you'd do.
  • In Guardians of the Galaxy, we get an example of this from Rocket, tired of people criticizing his escape plan (as he'd escaped from 22 prisons before). He then goes back to speaking normally.
    Rocket: I got one plan and that plan requires a frickin' Quarnex battery so FIGURE IT OUT!... Can I get back to it?
  • The Thing (1982). Garry (the station commander) was tied down in case he was one of the Things. He has just been proved to be human and not a Thing, but he's still annoyed.
    Garry: I know you gentlemen have been through a lot, but when you find the time, I'd rather not spend the rest of this winter TIED TO THIS FUCKING COUCH!
  • In the first Austin Powers film, when Powers gets thawed out:
    Austin Powers: WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE?
    Basil Exposition: The shouting is a temporary side effect of the unfreezing.
    Austin Powers: Yes... I'm having difficulty controlling THE VOLUME OF MY VOICE.
    • A Running Gag with Frau Farbissina is her inability to give an order without shouting the last part.
    "Bring in the fem-BOTS!
  • The Wedding Singer:
    "Again, something that could have been brought to my attention YESTERDAY!"
  • In Apollo 13, after being told that Ken Mattingly is scrubbed from the mission because he has been exposed to measles and might get ill during the flight, Jim Lovell doesn't react well.
  • National Treasure: Book of Secrets, on the heels of Patrick Gates meeting his ex-wife and it not going well:
    Ben Gates: At least we know where the rest of the plank is.
    Patrick Gates: What? You know where it is? Why didn't you tell me?
    Ben Gates: Because, obviously, you have a tendency to OVERREACT!
  • Paths of Glory. Colonel Dax's epic "The Reason You Suck" Speech to his commanding officer.
    "I apologize for not being entirely honest with you. I apologize for not revealing my true feelings. I apologize, sir, for not telling you sooner that you're a degenerate, sadistic old man. AND YOU CAN GO TO HELL BEFORE I APOLOGIZE TO YOU NOW OR EVER AGAIN!"
  • Cast Away: This bit of dialog happens when Chuck tells Wilson the volleyball that he's making ready to leave the island for good:
    Chuck: We might just make it. Did that thought ever cross your brain? Well, regardless, I would rather take my chance out there on the ocean, than to stay here and die on this shithole island, spending the rest of my life talking TO A GODDAMN VOLLEYBALL!!!
  • Kill Bill: O-Ren Ishii gets like this after cutting off Tanaka's head:
    O-Ren: The price you pay for bringing up either my Chinese or American heritage as a negative is... I collect your fucking head. JUST like this fucker here. Now, if any of you sons of bitches GOT ANYTHING ELSE TO SAY, NOW'S THE FUCKING TIME!!!!
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe:
    Jadis: Tell me, Edmund. Are your sisters deaf?
    Edmund: No.
    Jadis: And your brother, is he unintelligent?
    Edmund: Well, I think so. But Mum says...
  • Bruce Wayne goes ballistic in the apartment scene in Batman when the Joker comes calling.
    Bruce Wayne: You want to know what happened to this guy, Jack? Well...he made mistakes...and then he had his...[smashes a vase before exploding]...AND THEN HE HAD HIS LIGHTS OUT! NOW YOU WANT TO GET NUTS?! COME ON! Let's get nuts!
  • In The Dark Knight, Harvey Dent/Two-Face is nearly always doing this.
    • During Joker's handheld video threat to Batman with a captured Brian Douglas, he continues to address Brian in his usual low-volume mock-playful Joker voice until he gets really loud for the first time in the film, and it is unnerving, especially since he's off-screen so there's no warning it's coming.
    So you think Batman has made Gotham a better place? Look at me....LOOK AT ME!!!
  • Moulin Rouge!
    • "It's not that I'm a jealous man... I just DON'T LIKE OTHER PEOPLE TOUCHING MY THINGS!!!!
    • "Never fall in love with a woman who sells herself. It always ends BAD!!!"
  • The Bullfighters has a scene where Richard K. Muldoon was remembering the flashback when he framed on the crime he did not commit.
    Richard K. Muldoon: "No, Sir. I was bailed out of prison. But I lost my home, my wife divorced me. I lost my fortune, everything! THOSE TWO BLOODHOUNDS RUINED MY LIFE! I HAD TO FLEE TO NEW MEXICO TO START LIFE ANEW! But I will get those guys if it's the last thing I do! And when I do catch them, I am going to skin them ALIVE! First the little guy, then the big guy! I WILL SKIN THEM BOTH ALIVE!"
  • Tropic Thunder: Les Grossman is prone to this on occasion.
    Les: First, take a big step back and literally FUCK YOUR OWN FACE!
  • Gettysburg. The mild-mannered Confederate general Lee is giving a Disappointed in You speech to his cavalry commander Jeb Stuart, who went off on a raid instead of scouting for the enemy, leading to near disaster when the Federal army came on them unexpectedly. Stuart wants to duel those officers who've criticized him. Lee replies quietly, "We have no time for that, sir." When Stuart persists, Lee erupts: "I HAVE TOLD YOU THERE IS NO TIME FOR THAT — THERE IS NO TIME!"
  • The Boondock Saints. Agent Smecker's epic flipout when he discovers that the blood evidence found at the scene of the Saint's latest shootout is useless to Forensics:
    Smecker: They used ammonia! You know what this means? None of this is any good—FUCK!! WHO THE FUCK ARE THEY?!
  • Master and Commander. Dr Maturin gets annoyed when his friend Captain Aubrey has to sail off after the French privateer, breaking his promise to let Maturin have a few days exploring the Galapagos Islands. Their conversation gets more and more heated until the captain cuts it off by shouting, "WE DO NOT HAVE TIME FOR YOUR DAMNED HOBBIES, SIR!"
  • In Matchstick Men, Roy does this to someone who bothers him after he cuts in line. Guess who plays him.
    Man in Line: Hey, ever heard of a line?
    Roy: Hey, ya ever been dragged into the sidewalk and beaten until you mmmPISSED BLOOD?!
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Harmony, still pissed off at Harry, ignores his revelation on the case and slams her door (unknowingly) onto his fingers; cut to him leaving the hospital:
    Harmony: She sent you to that exact spot!
    Harry: That whole thing is wild. You know what else is nuts? THAT YOU CUT OFF MY FINGER!
  • In Thor: The Dark World when Thor accused Loki of not having been much help in his cell:
    Loki: Who put me there? WHO PUT ME THERE?!
    • Also, earlier:
      Frigga: Your father—-
      Loki: HE'S NOT MY FATHER!
  • And in the first Thor:
    Loki: No, you took me for a purpose. What was it? [pause] ...TELL ME!!!
    • Earlier in the movie, this is Odin's way to silence Loki:
    Loki: Father...
  • In Clue when Mr. Boddy is found dead in the hallway:
    Wadsworth: That's what we're trying to find out! We're trying to find out WHO killed him, and WHERE, and with WHAT!
    Professor Plum: There's no need to shout!
    Wadsworth: I'M NOT SHOUTING!
    [Guests stare at him pointedly]
    Wadsworth: All right, I am! I'm shouting, I'm shouting, I'm shout...
    [candlestick falls from above and hits him on the head]
  • Pacific Rim, when Raleigh makes the mistake of trying to argue with his superior officer:
    Marshal Pentecost: Do not let my calm demeanour fool you, RANGER!! NOW is not a good moment for your insubordination!
  • Happens in Ace Ventura, when Ace exposed Lois Einhorn as Ray Finkle in disguise.
    Ace: If the lieutenant is a definitely woman as she claims to be, then she is suffering from the worst case of hemorrhoids I HAVE EVER SEEN!!!
  • A memorable one from Fear, when David goes crazy and tries to get into the Walker's house.
    David: "It all could have been different Mr. Walker, you should have allowed nature to take it's course. In the end it will anyway...SO LET ME IN THE FUCKING HOUSE!"
  • In the Line of Fire:
    Mitch Leary: Do you know how easily I could kill you, Frank? Do you know how many times I watched you go in and out of that apartment? You are still alive because I have allowed you to live so you show me some GODDAMN RESPECT!
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Bellatrix voices her displeasure with Harry's lack of fear of Voldemort rather loudly.
    Bellatrix: You dare speak his name... YOU FILTHY HALF BLOOD!
  • In Waterworld, Helen is trapped on a boat with Kevin Costner's character, The Mariner, and starts getting crabby because she wants "some FOOD!"
  • In Jupiter Ascending, when Balem Abrasax isn't whispering, he's shouting. Transcends into Villainous Breakdown by the end.
    Balem: Bring her to me NOW!
  • The Producers: Both Bialystock and Bloom are prone to this.
    Max: Bloom, I'm drowning. Other men sail through life, Bialystock has struck a reef. Bloom, I'm going under. I'm condemned by a society that demands success when all I can offer is failure. Bloom, I'm reaching out to you. Don't send me to prison... HEEELLP!
  • Prometheus: The otherwise taciturn and soft-spoken Fifield gets annoyed and starts to leave the cave when the crew stumbles across some decapitated alien corpses:
    Look, I'm just a geologist. I like rocks, I love rocks. It's clear you two don't give a shit about rocks, but what you do seem to care about is gigantic dead bodies, and I don't really have anything to contribute in the gigantic dead body arena! I'm gonna go back to the ship, if you don't mind.
  • The Graverobber from Repo! The Genetic Opera has a hell of a time with this during "21st Century Cure".
    It's quick!... It's clean... And it's pure. It could change your life, rest assured. It's the 21st Century... Cure! And it's my job... To steal and rob... GRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAVES!!!!
  • General Zod in Man of Steel promises in his trial that he WILL FIND HIM! Him being Superman.
  • The Muppet Movie: As the Muppets set up their studio for the finale:
    Bunsen: Sound is ready. Give me a level.
    (Animal walks up to the mic.)
    Animal: TESTING!
    (Bunsen is visibly shaken and smoke is coming out of his headphones.)
    Bunsen: Oh...
    (Animal laughs.)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol has Scrooge Suddenly SHOUTING! at bookkeeper rats.
    Scrooge: And how does one spend one's Christmas ON THE UNEMPLOYMENT LINE?
  • The Jungle Book (2016) has Shere Khan's response to Akela's announcement that Mowgli has left the pack for the man-village, which doubles as a Pre-Mortem One-Liner.
    Shere Kahn: Well, I guess it's done then. Unless I can draw him BACK OUT!
  • WarCraft has Lothar failing at convincing the guard that he has calmed down:
    Lothar: (calmly) I've calmed down now. So, please let me out so that I can protect the King.
    Guard: *shakes his head*
    Lothar: LET ME OUT!
  • Happens in UHF.
    George Newman: Okay. Right now I'd like to show you one of my favorite cartoons. It's a sad, depressing story about a pathetic coyote who spends every waking moment of his life in the futile pursuit of a sadistic roadrunner, who MOCKS him and LAUGHS at him as he's repeatedly CRUSHED AND MAIMED! Hope you ENJOY IT!!!
  • The basic shtick of Laverne Hooks from the Police Academy series. She's normally a soft-soften (some would say meek) woman, but cross her Rage Breaking Point and you suddenly learn she's Cute, but Cacophonic. A good example from the beginning of Police Academy 3 when she's trying to address the new recruits on the bus:
    Hooks: Please, sit down. Sit down. Please, um um um...
    (Recruits ignore her and continue to chatter.)
    (Everyone instantly complies.)
    Hooks: That's a lot better.
  • In Vanilla Sky, when David, after his accident, is given a facial mask, but is told it's an "aesthetic regenerative shield".
    Doctor: It's a helpful unit.
    David: Good. Because for a minute there, I thought we were talking about a FUCKING MASK!
  • In Let It Ride, Jay Trotter (Richard Dreyfuss), a down-on-his-luck cab driver, overhears a tape his friend and co-worker Looney recorded of a horse trainer insisting a horse is a sure thing in a race the following morning, and decides to bet what little money he has on the horse - Charity - to win. As they're walking towards the betting window, Looney asks if he really thinks the horse can win:
    Trotter: Do I really think Charity can win?
    Looney: Yeah.
    Trotter: (chuckling) Well, I am walking around in yesterday's suit.
    Looney: Yeah.
    Trotter: And I do recall just recently telling my wife that I was going to stop gambling, and that I was going to move back home right after work. If I listen closely, I can hear my wife tell our attorney, "Go for his balls." And you're really asking me if I think Charity can win?
    Looney: Yeah.
    Trotter: (grabs Looney by the front of his shirt) YES! I THINK CHARITY CAN WIN! (walks off)
    Looney: Well, I think Charity's gonna lose by a nose!
  • Nothing but Trouble: Judge Valkenheiser seems to be just a soft-spoken, senile old judge but when the foursome before him don't take him seriously and see the proceedings as a mere formality, he suddenly jumps out of his chair and raises his voice to scare them.
  • Happens in Predator 2.
    Phil: I put my ass on the line to get you here, and all I expect is little COOPERATION!!!
  • The Professional provides one of the most famous examples of this, courtesy of a wonderfully hammy - and ad-libbed! - performance from Gary Oldman.
    Norman Stansfield: I told you. Benny, bring me everyone.
    Benny: What do you mean “everyone”?
    Norman Stansfield: EVERYONNNE!
  • Operation Petticoat: Captain Sherman uses this twice to startle crewmen that are not doing their jobs. The first is with Lieutenant Holden, whom he finds lounging about in his cabin.
    Sherman: This war must be rather inconvenient for you, eh, Mister Holden?
    Holden: I try to make the best of it, sir.
    Sherman: Oh, yes, and you do. Indeed you do. Now I know you're unfamiliar with the way the Navy functions at sea... (pauses to decline a cigarette, and then lights a cigarette for Holden while he's talking) ... but here, we all work together, we all eat together, and just so that you won't upset that system, I'm afraid you'll have to do it our way. Now YOU'VE GOT EXACTLY THREE MINUTES TO GET OFF YOUR FAT MATTRESS, GET DRESSED, AND REPORT TO MISTER WATSON!
    (cue Holden, full deer-in-headlights mode, ditching the cigarette and scrambling to get dressed)
    • The second time is with pharmacist's mate Duly, who is faking illness to get attention from the nurses aboard.
    Duly: (after being asked what's wrong) I don't know, sir. I only hope I can last the day out.
    Sherman: Awww... (exchanges a look with the nurse) UP, DULY!!
    (cue Duly sitting up so fast that his head strikes the piping hanging from the deckhead)
  • Happens in The Towering Inferno, right as Roberts reports the fire to Duncan on the phone.
    Roberts: Will Giddings has been pretty badly burned.
    Duncan Will Giddings burned? How?
    Roberts: I've already got an ambulance coming, but you better think about getting those people upstairs and you on the ground floor. ... "What for?!" We've got a FIRE HERE!!!

    Litera TURE! 
  • In Animal Farm, after the first windmill is destroyed by a strong wind, Napoleon begins a speech for the animals:
    “Comrades,” he said quietly, “do you know who is responsible for this? Do you know the enemy who has come in the night and overthrown our windmill? SNOWBALL!” he suddenly roared in a voice of thunder.
  • Harry Potter
    • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Fake Moody does this whenever he says "CONSTANT VIGILANCE!"
    • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: The infamous scene in Grimmauld Place where Harry starts shouting at Ron and Hermione, rendered as a full page of dialogue in block capitals. It's even a meta example: the shouting starts at the top of the page, which means that readers, after getting through a rather sedate conversation, are suddenly assaulted by an eye-searing passage when they turn the page.
  • In the Revenge of the Sith novelization, Palpatine is normally quite calm. It's a part of his manipulation of Anakin Skywalker that he seems to be breaking down over what he claims is a conspiracy against him.
    "Here—" The Chancellor rummaged around within his desk for a moment, then brought forth a document reader. "Do you know what this is?"
    Anakin recognized the seal Padmé had placed on it. "Yes, sir—that's the Petition of the Two Thousand—"
    "No, Anakin! No!" Palpatine slammed the document reader on his desktop hard enough to make Anakin jump. "It is a roll of traitors."
  • Journey to Chaos: One moment Retis soft-spoken and polite, and then the next "OPEN THE DOOR YOU OLD MUMMY!"
  • The Catcher in the Rye: Holden is a loud boy who is prone to screaming, even if he doesn't intend to. His Sanity Slippage also leads him to scream a lot.

    Live-ACTION TV! 
  • Sharpe: In Sharpe's Eagle, in the aftermath of a disastrous skirmish, in which an incompetent Colonel managed to lose the King's Colours (the Royal standard of the King of England), he tries to pass off the blame to a heroic Major he sent into the fray unaided, resulting in said Major's death in his report to Sir Arthur Wellesley, his commander and the later Duke Of Wellington. The exchange has to be read:
    Wellesley (Calmly):...Major Hogan reports a number of losses, Sir Henry. He says you first lost your head, and, instead of destroying the bridge, you marched over it. He says you then lost your nerve and ran from a small French patrol. He says you lost ten men, a major and two sergeants. He says you lost your sense of honour and destroyed the bridge, cutting off a rescue party led by Lieutenant Sharpe. Major Hogan leaves the worst to the last: He says you lost the King's Colours.
    Simmerson: The fault was not mine sir. Major Lennox must answer-
    Wellesley (roaring): Major Lennox answered with his LIFE sir! As you should have done if you had any sense of honor! You shamed us sir! You disgraced us sir! You will answer. By God you will answer! The South Essex is stood down in name. If I wipe the name I may wipe the shame. I am making you a battalion of detachments, you will fetch and carry. The Light Company put up a fight, so I will let it stand under a new captain.
    Simmerson: To be commanded by the newly gazetted Captain Gibbons, sir?
    Wellesley: To be commanded by the newly gazetted Captain Sharpe, sir.
  • Saturday Night Live: Chris Farley would do this on several occasions, particularly with his Matt Foley character. He has gone on record to say that's it's based on a quirk his father used to embody.
    Chris Farley: It's a little bit of my dad, you know? He used to start out slow and then build to a rage. He'd go like, uh... "I thought I told you boys to SHOVEL THE WALK!!! GET OUT THERE!!!"
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Phil did this several times with both Carlton and Will, usually after one of their schemes went badly awry. One classic example is the Season 2 episode "Striptease For Two" (where Will and Carlton sell Vivian's heirloom bracelet to buy stock ... for a company that, later that day, goes bankrupt). Made to confess, Phil at first collapses into uncontrollable laughter, and so do Will and Carlton ... only Phil has gotten them to lower their guard, fulfilling the trope's Surprise/Fear category when, without warning, he screams at the top of his lungs, "DO I LOOK LIKE A WHITE GUY NAMED WARD???!!!???" When Will and Carlton try to apologize, an outraged Phil snaps back, "Now you get that bracelet back, and for the next six weeks, I don't want to hear you breathe ... OR I'M CALLING THE FEDS MYSELF!!!"
  • In an episode of Workaholics, Ders dips into this trope while he's high on "Mexican steroids" (which are actually PCP).
    Ders: Adam had a heart attack. And the doctor said it's your fault, and not all the Mexican steroids. So if it's cool with you, I'M GONNA WARM UP NOW, MAN!
  • The Doctor from Doctor Who has a knack for this across many of his regenerations.
    • Nine, after being told to shut up by the Daleks.
    The Doctor: I'm the Doctor, and if there's one thing I can do, it's talk. I've got five billion languages and you haven't got one way of stopping me. So if anybody's going to shut up, (spins round) IT'S YOU! (two Daleks jerk back in fear) Okeydoke. Where were we?
    • Ten does this when he's begging the Master to regenerate.
    The Doctor: We're the only two left... I've no-one else... REGENERATE!!
    • Eleven does it when he gets particularly emotional.
    The Doctor: I want you to tell your men to run away. (...) Those words, "Run Away", I want you to be famous for those exact words. I want people to call you 'Colonel Run-away'. I want children laughing outside your door because they've found the house of Colonel Run-away, and when people come to you, and ask if trying to get to ME through THE PEOPLE I LOVE... is in any way a good idea... I want you to tell them your name.
  • Mike Myers used this in the same manner as the Austin Powers example when he was on Saturday Night Live.
    Kenneth Rhys-Evans: That reminds me of a story that's in no way related. I was working with John Gielgud in a production of Troilus and Cressida, when I discovered I had no control OVER THE VOLUME OF MY VOICE!
  • An iconic moment for Sylar in Heroes happens this way.
    Noah: I think you're insane. I think the infusion of so many alterations to your D.N.A. has corrupted your mind. All this power is degrading you.
    Sylar: And yet, here I am, alive and well and as soon as I get out, I'm gonna collect one more ability from your daughter. Sweet, innocent...
    Noah: That's enough.
    Sylar: ...Ripe, indestructible-
    Noah: I said that's enough, Gabriel!
    Sylar: MY NAME IS SYLAR!!!
  • Judge Judy plays this card quite often when someone tries to talk over her, and she loudly reminds them she's talking.
  • Supernatural:
    • Crowley does this a lot.
    "Am I the only game piece on the board who doesn't underestimate those denim-wrapped nightmares?!"
    • So did Pestilence. "If Satan wants them so bad he can GLUE THEM BACK TOGETHER!"
    • Even angels get into the act.
    Zachariah: "I'd walk these halls and people would AVERT THEIR EYES — I HAD RESPECT!"
  • In Merlin Season 4, where Arthur is confronting Gwen about kissing Lancelot he goes from almost zen-like monotone to completely losing it in less than a second. Considering who it's coming from, it's genuinely scary.
    Arthur: Then forgive me, because I must be really stupid. WHAT! WERE YOU DOING?!
  • On Frasier, Frasier Crane is the master of this trope:
    Roz: Oh that's right, we did meet on a double date!
  • Firefly Mal has a particularly good unexpected one during a stand off with his "wife" in the episode "Trash".
    Mal: "While this is touching, Yosaffbridge, I really- DROP IT, NOW!"
    • And earlier in the same episode, Wash's reaction to hearing Saffron's plan:
    Wash: I'm confused.
    Saffron: You're asking yourself, if I've got the security codes, why don't I go in, grab it for myself.
    Wash: No, actually, I was wondering... WHAT'S SHE DOING ON THE SHIP?! We're in space! How did she get here?
  • "Scaring the little gIRL?! LADY!!"
  • On Seinfeld, in the episode "The Voice", George's workplace despises him so much that they are trying to get him to quit, because they can't fire him due to the contract he signed. One day he shows up to work and finds the door to his office boarded up. After climbing into his office through the air ducts, he phones his boss's secretary.
    George: Hello Margery, George Costanza. How are you, sweetheart? Listen, can you give Mr. Thomassoulo a message for me? …Yes. If he needs me, tell him I’M IN MY OFFICE!!! Thanks.
    • Jerry has a good one when his apartment gets robbed while he's away because Kramer left the door open when he popped in to borrow Jerry's spatula.
      Kramer: You have insurance, right buddy?
      Jerry: No.
      Kramer: [stumbles back in shock] How can you not have insurance?!
      Jerry: Because... [gestures to the lock on his apartment door] ...I spent my money on the Klapco D-29. It's the most impenetrable lock on the market today. It has only one design flaw: the door... [shuts door] ...MUST BE CLOSED!!
  • In Sherlock, Moriarty does this more than once in "The Great Game".
    Sherlock: People have died.
    Moriarty: That's what people DO!!!
    Sherlock: Moriarty is playing with your mind, too. Can't you SEE WHAT'S GOING ON?
  • On The Newsroom, after Mackenzie accidentally lets slip the details of her and Will's breakup in an email to the whole staff (after he specifically told her not to tell anyone about it), he confronts her in front of everyone in the newsroom. After talking to her in a calm, but simmering tone for a minute or two he finally lets loose:
    Will: You know how sometimes something happens in an instant that's so astonishing you just shut down?
    Mackenzie: Of course, that's understa—
  • On The Office (US), Gabe tries to embarrass Andy during his branch manager interview by asking him difficult, irrelevant questions. It backfires:
    Gabe: How far away is the sun?
    Andy: Uh, 93 million miles.
    Jim: Is it?
    Andy: Yeah. And the diameter of the sun is 870,000 miles, which makes it 109 times wider than the Earth, and 333,000 times heavier than the Earth-
    Gabe: Shut up about the sun! SHUT UP ABOUT THE SUN!
    (awkward silence)
  • How I Met Your Mother During Barney's Cannot Spit It Out stage with Robin, Ted and Robin start a Friends with Benefits deal and explain that he's the one who gave them the idea.
    Barney: So I'm responsible for... Excellent. Excellent. Excellent. [gets up] Next round's ON ME!
    • On the flip side, Ted earlier claims to be totally okay with Barney and Robin hooking up.
      Ted: Seriously, I'm fine with this.
      Barney: I'm so relieved to hear you say that.
      Ted: Yeah, yeah... Oh hey, I just remembered, my mom is coming into town next month. Maybe YOU'D LIKE TO NAIL HER TOO!
  • In an installment of Season 8 of Hell's Kitchen, Gordon Ramsay does this to Boris when delivering a Get Out, in his ear. "(whispering) Get out. Get out. ... Get out!!!!!"
  • In Spaced, this happens to Tyres as a side effect of his constant clubbing and ecstasy usage.
    Tyres: I just wish I could control these FUCKING MOOD SWINGS!!
  • Drop the Dead Donkey. Henry Davenport gets drunk at his award ceremony and has an In Vino Veritas moment.
    "I remember the days when the television industry was run by giants. Whereas now it is run...BY PYGMIES! (pointing) LIKE HIM! AND HIM!"
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    • Spike does this when Harmony asks one too many stupid questions.
    "Harm, I've been wondering, just for my own curiosity, what's it take to get you to SHUT THE HELL UP?"
    • Willow's werewolf boyfriend Oz has only a singular display of anger throughout the three eventful seasons we see him. It wasn't when everyone else was freaking out at Buffy for skipping town at the end of Season 2, or even after witnessing Willow and Xander making out in the warehouse basement Spike locked them in. In the Season 4 episode "Wild at Heart", Willow is in tears over seeing Oz with another woman, fellow werewolf Veruca, in his cage after one of the nights where he transforms. Totally naked. While Oz explains that he needed to find a way to cage her up, given that she doesn't care about who she kills while in beast form, it doesn't really help his case much, especially given that Veruca did, in a way, succeed in tempting the beast in him. When Oz tells her to leave so he can explain the situation, Veruca feels the need to keep talking, prompting one incredibly loud "NOW" from Oz the likes of which have never been seen (or heard, rather). Even given her dangerously high snark levels, she apparently leaves so quickly that they didn't even need another shot of her to show it.
    • Played seriously in "The Gift". Giles is trying to get Buffy to acknowledge that killing her little sister Dawn may be necessary to save not only the world, but all of reality.
    Buffy: I don't wanna hear it. (turns away)
    Giles: (gently) I understand that—
    Buffy: (whirls back) No! No, you don't understand. We are not talking about this.
    Giles: (jumping up from the table) YES, WE BLOODY WELL ARE!
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Gary Oldman would like to speak on behalf of Actors Against Acting Athletes.
    "And just as I, Gary Oldman, would never join an NBA team just because I'm famous, I Gary Oldman would very much appreciate it if professional basketball players would STAY THE BLEEP OUT OF MOVIES!"
  • Cracker. A different take on this trope appears in "Men Should Weep". Fitz is complaining about his son's layabout ways.
    "You know Mark, you appear to be a symbol of the Lost Generation. Yes, that could well be the case. The crisis of Western capitalism has deprived you of work, motivation and the will to succeed but personally Mark, personally (cuts to someone listening outside the house to the faint voice of Fitz shouting inside) I think you're a bone-idle git!
  • Luther. Smug Snake Lucien Burgess having his Villainous Breakdown when he realises Luther has outwitted him.
    Burgess: Well, DCI Luther. First you assault me. YOU PUBLICLY-ASSAULT-ME! WHY CAN'T YOU SHOW ME SOME RESPECT?!
  • Game of Thrones. The closest we ever see The Stoic Lord Tywin Lannister get to a Villainous Breakdown is after he gets the news that his favorite son Jaime Lannister has been captured and his army defeated. Tywin remains silent as his bannermen argue over what to do next, then he shuts everyone up by shouting, "THEY HAVE MY SON!"
  • In Battlestar Galactica (2003):
    • The episode arc introducing the Battlestar Pegasus, Colonel Fisk scolds some fighter bay pit crewmembers and some marines that were abusing Tyrol and Helo in the brig. He's mostly exercising Tranquil Fury to intimidate them, but when one of them speaks out of line, he suddenly lets loose with "SHUT YOUR FRAKKING MOUTH!", and then returns to silent anger when dressing them down.
    • In the episode "Epiphanies", the repraentative of a Cylon sympathizer organization called Demand Peace invokes this after the organization bombs one of the convoy ships.
    Adama: People are dead.
    Royan: I grieve for them, Admiral. And I assure you, the Tylium ship's just a taste of what's in store unless SOMEONE! STARTS! LISTENING!
  • From Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, "Wait a minute... This isn't my world... DISAPPOINTED!"
  • Star Trek:
    • A very drunk Scotty in the TOS episode "By Any Other Name" combines this and Mood Whiplash during a drinking contest with an alien. After having made their way through Mr. Scott's entire supply of booze, the engineer has no choice but to break out a special bottle of scotch he had been saving for a special occasion. He speaks of it fondly, before briefly becoming inexplicably angry:
    Scotty: All I have is a bottle of very, very, very old scotch. WHISKY!
    • Star Trek: Voyager. A teleporter accident turns Tuvok and Neelix into a joined being known as Tuvix. When Voyager's crew figure out how to reverse the effect, Tuvix pleads with them to live as the person he is.
    "Commander [Chakotay], are you going to stand by and do nothing while [Captain Janeway] commits murder? Mister Ayala. Yes, Lieutenant Paris, you... (no-one responds) DOESN'T ANYONE SEE THAT THIS IS WRONG?"
    Malcolm: You know, I'm not a doctor, but I'm pretty sure you use up a lot more oxygen WHEN YOU SHOUT LIKE THAT!
  • During Law & Order's final episode "Rubber Room":
    Jack McCoy: You get no argument from me there. But if your obstruction allows a massacre to happen, I will crucify you, Mr. Kralik. I will charge you with negligent homicide and after I convict you I will resign my job and represent the families of the victims in a wrongful death suit against you and the union. By the time I'm done, you'll be finished. So my advice to you is GET OUTTA MY WAY!
  • The Flash (2014): Dr Harrison Wells, the Team Dad of S.T.A.R. Labs, is usually quite soft-spoken, but has a tendency to suddenly switch straight to shouting when angry at people (usually Barry).
  • Magnificent Century has Pargalı İbrahim Pasha, who is very prone to this. It's a little scary.
  • On Cram, after sixty seconds of listening to facts recited by Miss Pickwick in a soothing setting, the contestants were rudely shouted into getting up by Graham Elwood.
    Graham: Get up, get up! Clock's ticking, clock's ticking!
  • This was a criticism of Patrick Wayne's hosting on the 1990 version of Tic-Tac-Dough, as he would explain the game and read the questions in a dry monotone, but suddenly scream "YOU BLOOOOCK!" if a contestant placed an X or O to block their opponent, or "YOU WIIIIIIIIN!!!!" if they won.
  • LazyTown:
    Robbie Rotten: Have you ever heard the sound of a rubber ball breaking a window?
    Trixie: Uh-uh.
    Robbie Rotten: WOULD YOU LIKE TO?
  • The Thick of It features quite a few examples from both Malcolm and Jamie; arguably one of the most spectacular is the dressing-down of Hugh Abbot outside the goldfish bowl. Because there's a journalist in said conference room, Malcolm is trying to speak as quietly as possible so nothing ends up on the record, but he can't quite stop his anger at Hugh from boiling over; as such, half the conversation is conducted in deathly-quiet murmuring rendered almost inaudible by the conference room windows, and the other half, well...
    They're running about your fucking flat, I fucking told you about that. Why the fuck did you not tell me about it YOU STUPID CUNT! How am I supposed to do my job if I don't know WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON?! YOU'RE A FUCKING PRICK! AN ABSOLUTE CUNT, DO YOU UNDERSTAND THAT?
  • On the episode "Take This Sabbath Day" in the first season of The West Wing, Donna does this to Josh to try and get him out of his hangover-induced mood to get ready for a meeting.
    Donna: Are you going to listen to me from now on?
    Josh: I'm not even listening to you now.
    Josh: Yes! Yes! Yes!
    • Also happens in the second season episode "In This White House", when Leo tells C.J. and Sam that President Bartlet wants to hire Ainsley Hayes:
    C.J.: Are you kidding?
    Leo: No.
    C.J.: Are you kidding?
    Leo: No.
    Leo: No!
  • Freaky, in "Braces":
    Nathan: How about I give you five bucks, and you let me get to class?
  • Blake's 7. Happens a lot with Avon, given his demeanor of icy stoicism combined with outbursts of Chewing the Scenery.
    • In "The Harvest of Kairos", Jarvik has seized the Liberator and left the crew stranded on a Death World where their only means of escape is an obsolete landing module without weaponry.
    Avon: Once your friend Jarvik teleports that's the last we'll see of the Liberator. A couple of plasma bolts will be the last we'll see of anything.
    Tarrant: But there's nothing I can do with this...
    Avon: Restore the teleport to normal function.
    Orac: I urge you—
    Avon: RESTORE the teleport!
  • In El Chavo del ocho, sometimes when Quico gets angered at something, he starts talking normally, gradually raising his voice until he says the last words shouting at the top of his lungs (often directly in the ear of his listener).
    Quico: I couldn't see it [a goal in a soccer match], because the very moment they were showing the instant replay, you STOOD RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME AND DIDN'T LET ME SEE ANYTHING!

    Musical COMPOSITIONS! 
  • Björk does this with her version of "It's Oh So Quiet"; she starts singing in a whispery voice, even making "Shh" sounds, and then belts out "You fall in love!"
  • Amanda Palmer not infrequently, most notably "Colorblind", where she's practically whispering in the first and final thirds and screaming her lungs out in the middle.

    Professional WRESTLING! 
  • Truth Martini and Jay Lethal's promo on ACH for the 2014 All-Star Extravaganza. Lethal started by telling Martini to keep calm and that they were not going to yell but neither of them could keep their cool.

    Thea TRE! 
  • Immi from The Fruit Basket does this so. many. times. in the 2005 production.
    Immi: "Maeja... Maeja Maeja Maeja Maeja Maeja Maeja MAEJAAAAAA!!!!”
  • Hancock in 1776 after New York has abstained (courteously) from one too many votes.
    • Earlier, a delegate from Pennsylvania moves to postpone the vote. Judge Wilson (also from Pennsylvania) gets excited and seconds the motion.
    Hancock: Judge Wilson, in your eagerness to be loved, you seem to have forgotten that Pennsylvania CANNOT SECOND ITS OWN MOTION!
  • In the musical adaptation of Legally Blonde, Paulette has a tendency to do this.
    Paulette: (after putting on an Enya CD for Elle) Isn't that relaxing? It's called "CELTIC MOODS"!
    Emmet: Anyone who bakes their dog a birthday cake deserves nothing less.
    Paulette: And it's shaped LIKE A BONE!

  • In Jersey Boys Nick lets one loose during his tirade about Tommy's living habits.
    Nick: "This is what I'm dealing with! The man is not properly socialized. Frankie doesn't have to deal with it, Gaudio doesn't, I've had to deal with it TEN YEARS!!!"

    Stand-Up COMEDY! 
  • Bill Engvall does this in one skit when he and his son go to a drugstore to find maxi-pads for his daughter. He can't find the pads, but his son does and yells "HERE'S THE LITTLE GIRL NARROW PADS, DADDYYYYY!!!" To which Bill responds, "...Thank you, son. Listen, I don't think they heard you in SCOTLAND!!!"
  • Sam Kinison's whole act centered around this trope. He'd go from soft tones to full tilt screaming in the blink of an eye.
  • How can we possibly forget Gilbert Gottfried?

    Video GAMES! 
  • Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow: The final boss of the bonus mode, Julius Mode, does this when you fight him with the titular character.
    Soma: Kuru ga ii...Yuriusu...BERUMONDOOOOOO!
  • This legendary line from Dawn of War Soulstorm:
    Look! Rhinos, RHINOS! Our enemies hide in METAL BOXES! The cowards, the FOOLS! We... We should take away... their metal boxes.
  • Kane, of all people, pulls one in Tiberium Wars
    But of course, I could not have planned for an ambush BY MY OWN FORCES!
  • Halo 4 gives us this happening increasingly frequently as Cortana's Rampancy progresses. Also, we have Captain Andrew Del-Rio after the Chief refuses to give Cortana up for deletion in response to her condition:
    Del Rio: I... am ordering you... to SURRENDER THAT AI!!
    Master Chief: ...No, sir.
  • Shortly before the release of Super Smash Bros. For WiiU, a half-hour video detailing the game's new features, voiced by the game's Large Ham Announcer. For the most part, his voice is relatively calm, but every time he mentions the name of a character or lists a new feature, he reverts back to his BOOMING ANNOUNCER VOICE.
  • In Mass Effect, an Internal Affairs agent is working undercover to bring down a corrupt administrator. Shepard can find evidence and choose to give it to her...or s/he can give it to said administrator instead, resulting in this response:
    Parisini: Spectre, have you given any more consideration to my offer?
    Shepard: Anoleis paid me for it. Tough luck.
    Parisini: You're kidding. Do you have any I...WHAT THE HELL WERE YOU THINKING?!
    Shepard: Language, miss.
  • In Dm C Devil May Cry, Vergil does this twice. Interestingly, the two times that this happens are related to Kat, in missions 12 and 20.
    Dante: We don't have time for this!
    • And
    Kat: Vergil please...
    Vergil: Stay out of this!
  • Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned gives us a textbook example, as part of Billy Grey's Establishing Character Moment. In short, Billy has just come back from a lengthy, court-mandated stint in rehab, only to find out that Johnny sold his bike while he was gone.
    Billy: Y'know, coming off heroin's kinda hard. I think I acquired this touch of amnesia. What business is more important, Mr. 1980s yuppie big shot, than your best friend's bike when he's close to getting a fifteen-year stretch?
    Johnny: The business that pays his lawyer's fees! The business that puts food on all of our tables! The business that we are all in, while you're out pretending to be saved!
    Billy: *Slams whisky glass onto the bar* GET! MY! BIKE!
    Johnny: What am I, your fuckin' dog?!
  • The Elder Scrolls
    Sheogorath: "Since you're standing here, I assume you've succeeded. Or you're terribly confused. OR REALLY LACKING IN GOOD JUDGMENT!"
  • The first Fallout has this gem if the player character stumbles upon the Thieves' Circle, makes it through a small gauntlet of traps and locked doors and engages in conversation with their leader Loxley.
    Loxley: Bloody fine job making it through the defenses, mate! I'm rather impressed. Toss me your name!
    Vault Dweller: I'm [insert name here].
    Loxley: Quite pleased to make your acquaintance, actually... for now. Let's get the other bit of politeness taken care of, shall we? WHAT THE BLOODY, BLOODY, BLOODY HELL ARE YOU DOING HERE?!
  • Fallout: New Vegas gives us Muggy the neurotic mini-Securitron in the Old World Blues DLC, who's prone to this due to having been programmed to obsess over washing mugs... for scientists who have long abandoned any activities that require mugs.
    But you know, it's the neglect that hurts the most. 'Hey everybody, let's turn ourselves into robot brains in jars!' Do you know how many coffee cups giant robot brains in jars use on a daily basis? NOT FUCKING MANY!!!
  • A rather powerful example in Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn. Many star civilisations with differing ethics and creeds will be confrontational and rude to each other, but the Rogue Servitors (a meatbag-friendly Expy of the Minds) meeting the Determined Exterminators (a meatbag-unfriendly Expy of Skynet) provokes this response:
  • In the Jak and Daxter games, Torn often exhibits this trait, going from delivering information (relatively) calmly, then switching to an angry outburst as the tension gets to him, before quickly returning to normal.
    Torn: We're seeing movement from both the KG and Metal Head forces. We've GOT to repel this assault or we're through!
  • Baldi's Basics in Education and Learning has a terrifying, rather loud example.
    Baldi: Congratulations! You found all seven notebooks! Now all you need to do is... GET OUT WHILE YOU STILL CAN!!! Haha!

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  • Game Grumps does this quite a bit, but one more memorable instance came from the episode where they played "Mary Kate and Ashley - Sweet 16: License to Drive", where they play out a scene where Mary Kate and Ashley reminisce about making a man-made river in California, just so they can KAYAK DOWN IT!!!
    Arin: OH MAH GAWD!!! So... you know...
    Jon: Ha, yeah, it's just like, "KAYAK DOWN IT, OH MAH GAWD!!! And you know, that's really all one can ask for."
  • That Guy with the Glasses does this when something really pisses him off, or when a character in a movie does it.
    Komodo: And I'll enjoy your lifespring FOR DESSERT!
    Yun: NOOOOOO!
    Komodo: YEEEES!
    Nostalgia Critic: Now allow me to continue SHOUTING AT RANDOM!
    • I'M ACTING!
  • A large part of Caddicarus' style of Non Sequitur humour often results in this, particularly when reviewing a game he's about to slaughter, as opposed to salvage.
  • JonTron tends to do this when he encounters something particularly ridiculous.
  • Episode 40 of The Music Video Show: "First of all, and I can't stress this enough, ROCK MUSIC DOES NOT HAVE AUTOTUNE!"
  • Lt. Hammer does this in Spriggs: a Halo 3 Machinima.
    Hammer: I don't care about the mongooses. Not even my warthog. I'm a little bit curious about the rest of the warthogs, and I'd love to know where our power supply went to, but what I really wanna know is WHERE ARE MY GODDAMN TANKS?
  • SammyClassicSonicFan uses this a lot, to unintentionally hilarious effect.
    Sammy: [calmly] This system [the Nintendo 2DS] was meant for those kinds of people who like non hinged, non folding systems, all right guys? So SHUT THE FRICK UP!!!
  • Kirito indulges in this in Sword Art Online Abridged:
    Kirito: I'm sorry, am I the only one in this damn game that understands HOW AGGRO WORKS!?
  • Although it was done with text, the Animorphs review blog Cinnamon Bunzuh! does this with Ifi's response to the ending of "The Beginning".
    Ifi: Oh
    Ifi: It
    Ifi: it appears
    Ifi: it appears that
    Ifi: the author
  • Red vs. Blue:
    • Agent Washington does this in Season 11 while failing to keep his patience with Donut's less than stellar attempt to help the Blood Gulch Crew while they are shipwrecked on an unknown planet.
    Wash: So you heard our distress signal…grabbed Doc…hopped on a ship…AND THEN TOLD THE SHIP TO LEAVE?! AND THAT'S YOUR IDEA OF SENDING HELP!?
    • Hargrove, the Big Bad of the Chorus Trilogy, dips into this due to events on Chorus in Season 13;
    Hargrove: I had a client who was very interested in our new Surpressor Sub-Machine Gun, until the bloody thing blew up in his hands!
  • In The Most Popular Girls in School'', Mackenzie is rather prone to this in general. In Episode 42, Brittnay and Saison do this to each other:
    Brittnay: Saison, don't talk to me. From now until the end of time, I don't want to hear any more of your stupid fucking words coming out of that tiny little mouth, on that tiny little head, underneath THAT RIDICULOUSLY LARGE HAT!
    Saison: Oh Brittnay, you are going to make such a wonderful godmother to my child!
    Brittnay: WHAT?!
  • SCP-2388 (a flash drive with the program CRUISE.EXE) induces this in people. First it does this with text typed on the computer it's installed on, slowly going from capitalising random letters to words to anything typed. Then the user's voice is affected, getting louder and louder until they're permanently stuck with No Indoor Voice and lethally exaggerated movements.
  • During the "Sleepwalker arc of Atop the Fourth Wall, the Wham Line that revealed a piece of the Entity had possessed Linkara, the tail end, where he declares he intends to win is yelled.
    The Entity: "No, human, this is a game — and it's one I intend to win!

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  • Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog:
    Professor Caninestein: I can't go through with zis! My theories of time und space were developed for peace, not for your evil schemes!
    Robotnik: Oh, that's all right, Professor. You don't have to do anything you don't want to... AS LONG AS YOU DON'T MIND BEING THROWN INTO A DUNGEON FULL OF SNAKES AND EATING DEAD SPIDERS FOR THE RRRREST OF YOUR LIFE!!!
  • Arthur:
    D.W.: What did you draw?
    Arthur: (holds up drawing of a dog) A dog, and he's bored. What did you draw?
    D.W.: (holds up drawing of a straight line) A stick.
    Arthur: (incredulous) A stick?!
    D.W.: [sudden outburst] A stick from the park where you PROMISED TO TAKE ME TODAY!!!
    • Additionally:
    D.W.: That would be a thoughtful thing to ask... IF! THERE WAS! A BABY! HERE!
  • In Clone High a JFK clone opens door to Joan, who's standing in the rain.
    JFK: You're wet. Allow me to dry you off... WITH MY PANTS!
  • Codename: Kids Next Door: Father does this a lot. Take the episode "Operation: T.R.A.I.N.I.N.G.", for example:
    Henchman: (as he tries to open the door containing the KND code module) Uh... I think it's locked.
    Father: Oh, really? Well, I guess we'll just have to pack up and go—OF COURSE IT'S LOCKED!!!
    • In the same episode, Father makes it clear to the KND-in-training that he plans to destroy their base and them along with it.
      Lee: Cool!
      Father: Yes, you say "Cool", but it's about to get very HOT!!!
  • The Red Guy from Cow and Chicken did this all the time, no matter what. He was crazy like that.
  • King K.Rool of Donkey Kong Country, like all Large Ham villains, is prone to this;
    King K.Rool: So… Judging from your in-depth, precise report on your spy mission, you make one thing perfectly clear; YOU HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA WHAT THOSE APES ARE UP TO, DO YOU?!
  • Edd from Ed, Edd n Eddy has a knack for doing this when exasperated.
    "No one would ever suspect Mother Nature to harbor a spring loaded circus cannon and BLOW INNOCENT BYSTANDERS TO KINGDOM COME!
    "Hey, Jonny. People really like it when you say WHY ALL THE TIME!
  • On Goof Troop, this was one of Peg and Pete's character traits.
  • Happens surprisingly often in Invader Zim, most by the titular character, but other characters are prone to it.
    Tallest Red: (After hearing Zim Motor Mouth for three hours) I was curious to see if you'd shut up on your own, but it's been three hours now, Zim. THREE HOURS!
  • Kaeloo:
    • In the episode "Let's Play Scaredy Cat", Mr. Cat comes across the rest of the main four playing his favorite game, "Scaredy Cat".
    Mr. Cat (to Kaeloo): So, I hear you've been playing "Scaredy Cat" without me WHEN IT'S MY FAVORITE GAME!
    • He also does it in "Let's Play Danger Island Survivor" after finding out that the last challenge of Kaeloo's game show consists of avoiding cute little harmless sheep, despite being called "Danger Island Survivor".
    Mr. Cat: *imitating Kaeloo* Nice little sheepie-weepies, hehe... HAVE YOU BEEN SMOKING CANDY WEED?! TELL ME WHERE THE DANGER IS HERE!
    • Olaf does this to Kaeloo, Stumpy, Quack Quack and Mr. Cat when conveying the message that the directors have decided to fire them from the show in Episode 121.
    Olaf: All of you... ARE FIRED!
    • Stumpy does it very very often, almost Once per Episode. For example, in one episode, where he has the flu but Kaeloo and Mr. Cat decide to give a check-up to Quack Quack (who is perfectly fine).
    Stumpy: Could you please speed things up a bit? Because my flu is DRIVING ME NUTS!
  • King of the Hill has a hilarious example when Peggy is struggling in a Boggle Tournament she's in. Hank attempts to comfort and motivate her. But since he's doing it in the fashion of his high school football coach, it comes across as something completely different.
    Hank: Hey, you know, Coach used to say something that would fire us up when we were behind.
    Peggy: Yeah? What?
    Hank: LOSER! YOU'RE A LOSER! Are you feeling sorry for yourself?! Well you should be, 'cause you are DIRT! You make me SICK you big baby! Baby want a bottle?! A big DIRT BOTTLE?!
    Peggy: [crying] Why are you yelling at me?!
    Hank: Uh, I'm trying to be your Coach. Uh, it's, it's inspiring.
  • A few Looney Tunes examples:
    Elmer: Pardon me, but y'know, you wook just wike a wabbit.
    Bugs: C'mere. (Elmer leans in closer) Listen, Doc, now don't spread this around... but, confidentially...(yells in his ear) I AM A WABBIT!
    • In "Bugsy and Mugsy", where Bugs Bunny plays psychological warfare on Rocky and Mugsy, leading the former to believe the latter is plotting to kill him. Even after Rocky has beaten Mugsy near-unconscious and left him hog-tied outside of the room, Bugs still manages to make him think Mugsy is to blame, leading to the memorable line:
    Rocky: I don't know how ya's done it, BUT I KNOW YA'S DONE IT!!!
  • My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic:
    • In "Mare in the Moon", when Twilight Sparkle is annoyed by the overly-friendly reception she's been getting from the citizens of Ponyville.
      Twilight Sparkle: All the ponies in this town are crazy!
    • In "The Ticket Master", during Rarity's imagine spot of meeting her Prince Charming at the Grand Galloping Gala:
      Rarity: He would ask for my hoof in marriage, and of course I would say... YES!
    • In "Keep Calm and Flutter On", when Twilight Sparkle sees that Celestia has brought along the petrified form of Discord, villain of the season 2 premiere...
      Twilight Sparkle: With all due respect, Princess Celestia... how could you bring Discord here?! (ahem) Your majesty.
    • In "Every Little Thing She Does", after Starlight Glimmer tries using mind control on Twilight's friends to hang out with them in a more efficient manner:
      Rainbow Dash: Here's a friendship lesson for ya... don't cast spells on your friends!
  • SpongeBob SquarePants:
    • From the episode "Clams":
      Squidward: Um, SpongeBob, haven't you noticed that Mr. Krabs has gone COMPLETELY INSANE?!
    • From "Sandy, SpongeBob, and The Worm":
      Squidward: That idea...may just be crazy enough...TO GET US ALL KILLED!
    • From "Skill Crane"
      Squidward: Because I'm all out of MONEY!
    • From "Graveyard Shift"
      Squidward: Spongebob, how could I be out there when I'm standing RIGHT HERE?!
    • From "Wormy"
      Spongebob: "We did it, Patrick! Sandy's gonna be so proud of us. We got that horrible monster out of her house and best of all her pets are safe, 'cause that horrible creature is now HEADING STRAIGHT FOR THE KRUSTY KRAB!"
  • From the South Park "Mysterion Trilogy"
    Cartman: You can't kick me out of Coon & Friends. I'm the FUCKING COON!!!
  • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius: Cindy would often do this to Jimmy whenever his inventions, discoveries etc started wreaking havoc on Retroville.
    Cindy: Uh, excuse me, Neutron. Now that you're done talking to yourself...WE HAVE A SITUATION HERE!
  • Dan Backslide from The Dover Boys of Pimento University loves this trope.
    Dan: A runabout! I'LL STEAL IT! NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW!
  • Denzel Crocker from The Fairly OddParents! does this all the time.
    Crocker: If they survive, THEY'RE FAIRIES! If they don't, I HAVE TENURE!!!
  • The Foxbusters:
    King Voracious: That baby...Daddy was telling SUCH A NICE STORY!
  • The Powerpuff Girls, "Down 'N Dirty":
    Mayor: Buttercup! Thank goodness we found you. As Mayor of Townsville, I feel it is my sworn duty to tell you that… YOU STINK! YOU SMELL! YOU REEK! You’re stinking up the whole town! So either take a bath or take a hike!
  • One of Ren Hoek's traits from The Ren & Stimpy Show:
    • In "The Big Shot", Ren tries to take his mind off Stimpy having left to become a big Hollywood star:
      Ren: I'll watch some TV... it'll help me to RELAX! (grins maniacally, creepy BGM plays)
    • In "The Big House!", after another inmate at the pound is taken away for "the big sleep":
      Stimpy: "What's the "big sleep" Ren?
  • Archer features a good example of this in season 5, in which the eponymous secret agent's antics briefly overwhelm Lana's temper — partly due to the fact that Archer doesn't know what "anonymous sex" actually means, but mostly due to him pulling a Too Dumb to Live move.
    Lana: B) is "Hey, shut up," because I want to talk to you about that thing where you said you were cleaning up your act.
    Archer: Uh, which I'm actually pretty serious about, by the way, but right now I want to talk about this other thing where I just banged Calderon's wife.
    Archer: ...Lana?
    Lana: Uh, hang on. (closes eyes, massages temples) Okay. (clears throat) WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT?!
    Archer: I... I'm sorry, do you mean "where?"
    Lana: No, Archer, I mean "why?" What happened to no more anonymous sex?
    Archer: I'm sorry, do you mean "why?"
    Lana: Wwwwww...! YES! WHY?!
  • Samurai Jack:
    • Aku has just ordered a monster from "Rent-A-Minion", who is a bit unclear on his mission. Aku offers a curt response.
    Aku: ...Right. Well, let me refresh your memory: DEESTROY *SAMURAI JACK*!!
    • 50 years after Aku destroyed all the time portals that would help Jack get back home, he had hoped to just wait it out, thinking Jack would just DIIIIIIIIIEEEEEEEEE!!!! But he didn't even age. He just grew that stupid beard.
    • Aku's Large Ham nature has him do this quite frequently, even when his voice is already naturally loud. Such as when reading some children fairy tales:
    "Once upon a time, there was a little girl with an adorable red cape and GREAT FLAMING EYEBROWS!!!"
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012): Donatello often dips into this whenever he's stressed, such as in "Showdown, Part 1," when Leonardo attempts to blow up the Kraang's portal with a Disintegrator Ray, only to find out that it is protected by a force field.
    Leo: There's a force field?! Why didn't you tell me?!
    Donnie: Well, because I wanted us to fail. [beat] OBVIOUSLY, I DIDN'T KNOW!
  • On Family Guy, a Cutaway Gag wondered what it would be like if Hitler were still alive today, showing him as the host of an Oprah-style daytime talk show. When the show goes on commercial break...
    Hitler: If you are going to be in ze Los Angeles area und vould like tickets to Hitler, call 213-DU WERDEST EINE KRANKENSCHWESTER BRAUCHEN!
  • This is a part of Amethyst's character in Steven Universe. One moment she'll be talking normally and the next she'll be shouting.
    Amethyst: Hey there, Steven! Why you standing there all sad like that?!
  • Tweety does this with one of his more memorable lines in the Looney Tunes cartoon, Birdie and the Beast:
    Tweety: Awww... the poor puddy tat. He fall down go BOOM!
  • Sir Raven from The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy is a dramatic narrator-type character who shows up in a few episodes, and is prone to suddenly shrieking at the audience.
    Sir Raven: Alas, poor Billy, doomed to walk the sepulchered streets of suburbia, a doomed husk of a child. Do not cry for him. DO NOT CRY!

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