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"That’s some good old-fashioned nightmare fuel."
Crow T. Robot, Mystery Science Theater 3000

"Can't sleep... clown will eat me..."
Bart, The Simpsons

"You'll never sleep again!"

"They float... they ALL float... and when you're down here with me... you'll float, too..."

"You are gonna haunt my dreams!"
Jacqui Briggs (to Alien), Mortal Kombat X

"Did I say this was a love story? No - it's a horror movie."
Wade Wilson, Deadpool (2016)

Danny: Oh god, that is some fucking—that's not even Nightmare Fuel; that's Nightmare Fuel to, like, for the Nightmare Bus! That you drive off the Nightmare Cliff!
Arin: It's Nightmare Jet Fuel!
Danny: Into Nightmare Canyon!

"There's no earthly way of knowing... which direction we are going... There's no knowing where we're rowing... or which way the river's flowing... Is it raining? Is it snowing? Is a hurricane a-blowing? ...Not a speck of light is showing, so the danger must be growing... By the fires of hell the grisly reaper mowing? YES! The danger must be growing, for the rowers... keep on rowing... And they're certainly not showing... ANY SIGN THAT THEY ARE SLOWING! RRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGGGHH!"

If you suffer
heart problems,
don't play this.
Seriously. I won't
be responsible for
your death.
— Opening message box of Wakana's HDLC 2014 entry

"I believe the word you're looking for is, 'AAAAAAAH!'"
The Penguin (to Max Shreck), Batman Returns

"At least it's nice to know I won't run into another one of those things... Well, except for the new recurring nightmare I'm going to have from now until the heat-death of the universe. [...] I'm gonna go now, friends. I'm gonna go... Not sleep. No sleep. Never again sleep. From the USS Hephaestus Station, this is the... Newly traumatized Doug Eiffel. Signing off. G'night."
Doug Eiffel, Wolf 359, "Extreme Danger Bug"

"Let's just say I need to see it destroyed with my own eyes if I am to ever sleep again."
Myrian Jahzia, Diablo III

"I am not the type to faint
"When things are odd or things are quaint
"But seeing things you know that ain't
"Can certainly give you an awful fright! What a sight!"
Pink Elephants on Parade, Dumbo

"Oh! Looks like somebody's having a bad dream!"
Dream Lamp, Don't Hug Me I'm Scared 6

"I saw the results of your experiments at Gritnea Tower. The mutilated bodies... the rotting flesh... It was the most horrifying experience of my life. I wonder if my nightmares will pass when I kill you?"

"You look afraid. Don't be afraid. This is a dream; the last dream you may ever have, for nightmares are coming."

Luke: I won't fail you. I'm not afraid.
Yoda: Ohh... You will be... You will be.
Luke Skywalker and Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back

These included Rusty the lovable, guitar-playing tin clown, a half-tank, half-turtle called Sherman, and a lounge lizard, named Johnny Crawfish who is one of the most disturbing things I’ve ever seen, let alone seen in a child’s book. Well done for realising that these were not worthwhile additions to your circle, and would have actually given children nightmares.
Richard Hearn, Richard Hearn writes a letter to Noddy, referring to one of the stock artworks for Johnny Crawfish from The Noddy Shop. note 

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