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Save me, my hero!
~ A damsel in distress' de facto catchphrase
When Rescuing a Damsel, always handle with care!
~ Philoctetes teaching Hercules how to rescue a damsel in distress
Help, Fox!
~ Krystal being attacked by Aparoids
HELP!!!
~ Gosalyn Waddlemeyer being lifted high in the air by Taurus Bulba's pet condor, Tantalus
WE'RE DOOMED!!
~ Tinker Bell, Fawn, Iridessa, Silvermist, Rosetta, and Vidia tobogganing in a dangerous way
Please... Save me...
~ Pauline kidnapped by Donkey Kong.
Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
~ Princess Leia's cry for help in Star Wars: A New Hope

Aladdin!
~ Jasmine waiting too long for Aladdin to free her from the hourglass.
Henry, help me!
~ Connie Evans drowning through the thin ice in the lake, unaware that her own brother Henry has tried to kill her
Mr. Cedric... help!
~ Sofia the First trying to protect her amulet from Grimtrix
Help...!!
~ Princess Elena trapped inside the Amulet of Avalor
Anakin!
~ Padmé unable to get past battle droids blocking her way before Anakin saves her life by using the Force to push her back into the elevator, before the droids try to attack her
Ahh! No!! Sonic--Help!!
~ Amy Rose kidnapped by Metal Sonic for the first time.
Mario!
~ Princess Peach kidnapped by Bowser

Damsel in Distress (or Distressed Damsel) is the classical beautiful and helpless maiden waiting for her hero to come and save her from the villain.

While it is a very old and still actively occuring character type, in modern times, the stereotype of damsel in distress is highly attacked by the feminists. However, the most recent damsels don't merely wait for their heroes and do try to fight for themselves, earning a more positive light. Also, many damsel in distress grow tired of being always saved by their men, and would work themselves out to become stronger.

Being a Damsel in Distress usually involves these occurrences: