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(While trying to rescue Jean, Bob gets captured too)

JEAN: Congratulations. You've just struck a major blow for sexual equality.

'BOB: Oh. Good?
"The one being rescued doesn't get to complain! You just act the part and stand around trembling and say 'Oh, save me!"
Ichigo Kurosaki, Bleach
"Help! I'm being, like, stolen or something!"
Alison, Totally Rad

Jack Sparrow: William, tell me somethin'. Have you come because you need my help to save a certain distressin' damsel? Or... rather, damsel in distress? Either one...

Will Turner: No.

Jack Sparrow: Well, then you wouldn't be here, would you? So you can't be here! Q.E.D. - you're not really here!
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Sue: This is pretty uninspired. The Big Bad Doctor Doom kidnapping me just to lure us here to your wretched little island.

Dr. Doom: Yes, I'm so sorry to involve you in the time-worn damsel-in-distress cliche, Mrs Richards. I feel the only thing missing is the onrushing train. However, sometimes expediency outweighs originality.
Fantastic Four 1990s series
"Dawn's in trouble. Must be Tuesday."
Buffy, "Once More With Feeling"
"We save April at least once a day."
1987 Donatello, Turtles Forever
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