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"Listen, Larawell... This isn't homework - this is an assignment from now on, okay? Try to stop saying sorry two out of every three times you open your mouth. Okay?"
Rahzel, Hatenkou Yuugi

    Fan Works 

‘Don’t say ‘I’m sorry’, or she’ll kill me. Don’t say ‘I’m sorry’, or she’ll kill me. Don’t say ‘I’m sorry’, or she’ll kill me.’
Shinji, A Crown of Stars, chapter 25

Asuka: "You always apologize right away, but do you actually feel sorry?!"
Asuka: "It's like you apologize as a conditioned reflex to avoid being scolded!"
Shinji: "I'm sorry."
Asuka: "Exactly like that. You're just fundamentally too self-deprecating!"

Shinji: So what are your parents like?
Asuka: (sharply) Dead.
Shinji: I'm sorry.
Asuka: Don't be such a wimp, Shinji. It's not your fault they died.

And if you promise to try not to be a wet blanket who apologises for his very existence, I promise I'll try to use less tsun and more dere this time, because I want to be a better friend too.
Asuka to Shinji, Doing It Right This Time

Asuka: What's wrong with you?
Shinji: Sorry!
Asuka: Quit apologizing! Geez...

"Let me remind you of something, idiot," she sneered. "You owe me. That angel defiled me, the commander threw me away, Misato abandoned me, and those fucking Evas..." she laughed shortly. "All of that, and you didn't do a thing to help. Not one goddamn thing."
"I'm sorry—" he began.
She squeezed harder, and he yelped. "I don't want your fucking apologies, Third Child. 'I'm sorry' doesn't do me a bit of good, y'know? It's useless. Instead, I want someone I can rely on. Someone who can help me out. And there's no one else here, so that someone is you, get it?" He nodded, trying not to whimper. "So get your shit together, or I swear to God I'll make you regret it.

Ritsuko:"Good morning, Shinji. I'm Dr. Ritsuko Akagi, head of Project E, [...] You gave us quite a scare with that head wound."
Shinji:"I'm sorry,"
Misato(giggling):"You don't to apologize, Shinji."
Zone Fighter:What's the deal with the apologizing? You're not offending them by surviving a head wound.
Hail To The King, chapter 3

Asuka:"Quit being such a doormat,"
Asuka:"Stop apologizing all the time. That's the first rule."
Last Child of Krypton, chapter 9 (rewrite)

Asuka: This is ridiculous. Why are you always so slow?
Shinji: Sorry.
Asuka: Dammit, don't do that. It bothers me and you know it.
Shinji: Ah, um, sorry? ...I guess.
Asuka: (growling in annoyance) You know, I'm starting to think you do it on purpose. Nobody could be so stupid.
(Shinji shrugs)
Misato: Asuka, stop picking on him. It's just his conditioned response, like a defense.
Asuka: Like Palov's dog you mean. (shoots angry glare at Shinji) Maybe I'll get him a collar for his next birthday and we can lead him around on a leash.
Shinji: I don't mean to bother you. I just, you know... forget.
Misato: Old habits die hard, Asuka. Just imagine how hard it would be if someone asked you to stop using the word "stupid".
(Asuka, obviously unable to think up a fitting response, remains quiet)

Asuka hissed her breath out from between her teeth. God, she hated people who apologized for everything, even when it wasn't their fault!
Once More with Feeling, chapter 10

Asuka:"Geez. Doesn't take much to please you!"
Asuka: "What are you apologizing for? You're such an idiot..."
Shinji: "Sorry."
She gave me the death glare, but gave up and simply lay down, closed her eyes and went back to her sunbathing.

Asuka:"I hate it when you do that, you know?"
Shinji: "Yeah..."
She shook her head, slowly bringing it closer to his.
Asuka: "That's the wrong line," she whispered. "You have to say 'I'm sorry'."
Shinji: "Oh?" He grinned, leaning forward to meet her halfway, already feeling her breath on his face. "I'm sorry."
Asuka: "Better..." She closed her eyes, just before their lips...
The Second Try, chapter 5


    Film - Animated 

Rutt: Oh, I'm sorry, eh? That's the wrong answer.
Tuke: Well, what're you saying sorry for? You didn't TELL them to choose the wrong answer, did you?
Rutt: I don't think so.
Tuke: Well then, there's no reason for you to be sorry, eh?
Rutt: Okay. Gee, I take it back, okay?
Tuke: Okay. It's just, know, you're always saying "I'm sorry" unnecessarily, eh?
Rutt: I know, eh...sorry about that.
Tuke: See! You just said it again!
Rutt: What?
Tuke: You said "I'm sorry"!
Rutt: Sorry!
If you guess wrong on the DVD trivia game, Brother Bear 2

    Film - Live Action 

God: Oh, don't grovel! One thing I can't stand it's people groveling.
Arthur: Sorry.
God: And don't apologize! Every time I try to talk to someone it's "sorry" this and "forgive me" that and "I'm not worthy"... WHAT ARE YOU DOING NOW!?
Arthur: I am averting my eyes, O Lord.
God: Well, don't! It's like those miserable psalms; they're so depressing. Now knock it off!
Arthur: Yes, Lord!
God: Right.

    Live Action TV 

Slave: Course for base, one three four. I repeat, one three four.
Tarrant: I have it.
Slave: Sorry, sir.
Tarrant: And don't keep saying you're sorry.
Slave: Sorry, sir.
Blake's 7, "Animals"

Penny: Okay, you're kind of really great.
Leonard: You mean for a person whose neck massages feel like an eagle is trying to carry you to its nest?
Penny: Okay, bug report, I just complimented you, you should just take it and shut up.
Leonard: Right, sorry.
Penny: And stop apologizing all the time.
Leonard: Right, sorry.
The Big Bang Theory, "The Beta Test Initiation"


"Never mind being sorry. You and I waste entirely too much effort apologizing to each other."

Greeley (n.) Someone who continually annoys you by continually apologising for annoying you.

I make instant oatmeal and we turn on the TV. All the channels show the same images: tickheads at the new White House, at the U.N., everywhere. All the messages are the same: the war is over, and they’re sorry for the damage we did to ourselves. The tickheads—they call themselves something full of clicking noises—are sorry for the violence with which humanity responded to their visit, and sorry that they failed to anticipate the reaction. They promise to work with the Galactic Whole to repair the damage, and they’re sorry for the delays.
“I’m sorry too,” I say, trying to make a joke, but Trey doesn’t laugh.
Disarm, by Vylar Kaftan

    Video Games 

"Ichi is so sorry, please forgive Ichi..."
Oichi, Sengoku Basara, repeat ad-infinitum

Colette: I'm okay. I'll be fine after a little rest. I'm sorry to cause so much trouble...
Lloyd: Stop apologizing all the time, you dork! It's not as if you can help it.
Colette: (Sigh) You're right; I'm sorry.

"Sorry, sorry, I'm sorry, sorry, sorry."
— Mei-Ling Zhou, Overwatch

"I say sorry a lot, and I know that can get on people's nerves. So, uh...sorry?"
— Florina, Fire Emblem Heroes


    Web Animation 

Jaune: Thank you!
Pyrrha: I'm sorry!

    Web Comics 

Question: Rolan, do all high elves blame themselves for everything? Or is it just you?
Rolan: Oh! My apologies! It was not my intention to give you this impression of my people.
Q&A series 2, day 1, Ears for Elves

Sal: I'm sorry Karl, I'm so sorry. I..
Karl: No, please don't. It's not your fault. Don't apologize.
Sal: ...Sorry..
Karl: Gah, don't apologize for apologizing.
Sal: I...
Karl: And don't you dare apologize for that.

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