Heroic Overview
You have saved our lives! We are eternally grateful!
~ Little Green Men repeatedly to Mr. Potato Head for saving them from falling out the truck.

Rescuing anything heroes love the most are designed for or used in saving lives.
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A lifesaver is a good symbol for saving lives



  • Misty saving Ash Ketchum from drowning.
  • Kai Hiwatari saving Wyatt (and later Hilary Tachibana) from falling from a very great height to their death
  • Tyson Granger and the Bladebrakers saving Kai Hiwatari from thin ice
  • Chris Thorndyke saving Sonic the Hedgehog from drowning in a backyard pool
  • Kiki saving Tombo from falling to his death.
  • Joey Wheeler and Tristan Taylor saving Yugi Muto from the warehouse fire.
  • Gohan and Krillin rescued Dende from Frieza's soldiers.

Cartoons & Animated Films

  • Genie saving Aladdin from drowning in the first film, being beheaded in the second film and being arrested in the third film by Razoul.
  • Phoebus saves Quasimodo from falling.
  • Marlin saves Dory from the jellyfish.
  • Darkwing Duck saving Gosalyn from Negaduck, Megavolt, Steelbeak, Taurus Bulba and various villains.
  • The Lorax saving Pipsqueak and Once-Ler from the waterfall
  • Goofy and Max saving Tank from the burning X Games logo.
  • Mr. Potato Head saves the three aliens from flying out of the Pizza Planet truck.
  • The three aliens saving Woody and the gang from the Incenerator.
  • Tod saving Copper and Amos Slade from the grizzly bear. Copper returns the favor by standing between Amos' gun and Tod, and Amos relents.
  • Mufasa saving Simba and Nala from the Hyenas.
  • Kovu saving Kiara from the wildfire.
  • Tom and Jerry, along with Robin Hood, saving King Richard from being killed by Prince John's men.
  • Tom Cat and Jerry Mouse saving Robyn Starling from the cabin fire.
  • Tom Cat saving Jerry Mouse from the angry bulldog.
  • Baloo saving Mowgli and Shanti from falling into the lava along with Shere Khan.
  • Merida saving her bear-formed mother from being killed by her father. Queen Elinor saves Merida from Mor'du.
  • The bugs saving James from his wicked aunts.
  • Garnet saving Steven Universe from lightning.
  • Peridot saving Amethyst from an out-of-control Gem Drill.
  • Pigeon Lady saving Kevin McCallister from Harry and Marv
  • Bagheera saving Mowgli from a sinister and hungry serpent named Kaa
  • Luke saving Thomas from falling off a dangerous cliff.
  • Gumball Watterson saves Penny Fitzgerald from getting run over by her father Patrick Fitzgerald after she was knocked down into the road by Tobias Wilson.
  • Neera saving Aladar from getting killed by her enraged brother Kron.
  • Daniel saves his father, Spike Witwicky, Bumblebee, Jazz and Cliffjumper from being dropped in the vat full of acid inside Unicron's digestive system.
  • Ranjan saving Shanti from getting eaten by Kaa the snake
  • Harry Potter and Ron Weasley saving Hermione Granger from a mountain troll
  • Odette saving Derek from sinking in quicksand. She also save JoJo the Scullion from dying from poison by giving him antidote.
  • Harry Potter saves Ron Weasley from dying from poison by giving him antidote
  • The Lion Guard saved the baby baboon from Mzingo's flock.
  • Spike saves the Rugrats from a huge vicious wolf.
  • Harry Potter saves Ginny Weasley from death.
  • SpongeBob saves his friends by scaring the Flying Dutchman inside his brain.
  • Mickey Mouse saves his girlfriend Minnie Mouse from Pete.
  • Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack save Lucius and their parents from Evelyn Deavor's hypnotic control.

Live-Action Films/Television

  • Spider-Man saves Mary Jane from the Green Goblin, Dr. Octopus and various villains.
  • Ana Lewis was able to save Duke just before Cobra Commander turns him into a mindless Neo-Viper.
  • Baloo the Bear saving Mowgli from a giant snake called Kaa.
  • Jack Dawson saving Rose Dewitt Bukater from committing suicide on the Titanic.
  • Mighty Joe Young climbs a burning Ferris Wheel to save the boy at the top.
  • The Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Cowardly Lion saving Dorothy Gale from the Wicked Witch of the West.
  • Anne Lewis saving Robocop from her friend turned traitor Lt. Hedgecock who followed Dick Jones' orders to destroy him.
  • Ben Gates saves Abigail Chase from Ian Howe getting the declaration of independence.
  • Sam Witwicky and Bumblebee saves Carly Spencer from Dylan Gould.
  • Scooby-Doo and Castiel save Shaggy after he gets thrown out of the bedroom by the Phantom Shadow.


I got you.
~ Gru to Margo as he saves her from falling to her death.

Hang on, Mary Jane!
~ Spider-Man saving Mary Jane from the Green Goblin

Murphy! Murphy, it's me. Lewis.
~ Anne Lewis to RoboCop as she saves him from being destroyed by her friend-turned-traitor Lt. Hedgecock.

(Zach: Hey, mom, you know what? Yesterday, in school, my teacher taught me that if me, you and Hayley each have two cups of ice cream, that's one and a half quarts.) Wow, I'm impressed. (Zach: So can we?) (they stop at a junction, when a red pickup truck just cuts across, landing in a small pile of snow.) (Zach: Mom, what just happened?) Oh, my gosh! Stay in the car. (gets out of the car and runs to the truck. She sees Judy, unconscious, her head on the steering wheel and the horn honking.) Zach, call 911! (Zach grabs Christine's phone and, having dialed 911, holds it to his ear. Christine opens the truck's door.) Miss, can you hear me? Can you talk? Oh, here, here, here, here, here. (undoes Judy's seatbelt.) I'm gonna lay you down. (pulls Judy out of the car and sets her down on the pavement.) Ma'am? Ma'am? No, no, no, stay with me. My name is Christine. No, no, stay with me. What do I do, what do I do? (performs CPR) (Hayley: (as Zach is still frantic on the phone) Please tell me everything will be okay.) (As Christine continues performing CPR, her locket falls off her neck and into Judy's coat.) You're gonna be okay. The ambulance is on its way.
~ Christine Eisley performing CPR on Judy Wilson, who has fallen unconscious from a heart attack.

(A drowning Aladdin has fallen unconscious; his hands rub the lamp; Genie appears in the middle of taking a bath) Never fails. You get in the bath, and there's a rub at the lamp. (squeaks rubber duckie) Hello? (sees the unconcious Aladdin) Al? (gasps) Al! Kid! Snap out of it! Oh, you can't cheat on this one! I can't help ya unless you make a wish! You have to say, "Genie, I want you to save my life." Got it? Okay. (shakes Aladdin) C'MON, ALADDIN! (Aladdin's head droops) I'll take that as a "yes". (head becomes siren) WOOGA! WOOGA! (Genie turns into a submarine) Upscope! (babbles in German as he pulls Al out of the water; Aladdin coughs the water out of his lungs.) Don't you scare me like that! (Aladdin: Genie...I...uh...(hugs Genie)...Thanks, Genie.) Oh, Al. I'm gettin' kinda fond of you, kid. Not that I'd wanna pick out curtains or anything.
~ Genie saving Aladdin from drowning.

(Bradley has blasted Max and Tank into the X-Games wire and fabric logo, causing it to crash on top of them and set on fire!) Tank: Help! Bradley! Gammas, help me! Anyone! 9-1-1, baby! (Max sees the finish line nearby, but rushes to help Tank) Max Goof: [cough! cough!] Tank, talk to me, man! Tank: Over here, man! Dog boy! Am I glad to see you, sweetheart. Goofy: Max, where are you?! Where are you, Max? [cough!] Maxie! (slips on Max's skateboard) Max Goof: Dad, help me lift this beam off of Tank! (Goofy gets up and starts to lift the beam up just as the flaming debris is about to fall) Tank: C'mon! We're about to be Baked Alaska here! (Blimp Announcer: Ladies and Gentlemen, it looks like it's all over!) (The crowd hangs their heads in grief) (Blimp Announcer: Wait a minute! (sees Max, Goofy and Tank have escaped the flames unharmed!) I can't believe my eyes, folks! They are ALIVE!) (Crowd cheers!)
~ Max and Goofy saving Tank from being burned alive from the X-Games Logo that Bradley blasted him and Max into.

[Spiker and Sponge cornered James on top of the truck with the giant peach as police try to protect him and the people around them] (Mr. Grasshopper: James, up here!) (Glowworm: Hello, we are here!) [A bright green light appears in the sky] (Centipede: Hey, buddy!) (Aunt Sponge: What are they?) (Glowworm: Young James!) (Centipede: Hey, Jimmy!) (Aunt Spiker: Bugs!) [The crowd looks up in amazement] (Centipede: Need a little help down there?) (Aunt Sponge: Giant bugs! [Spiker screams] Help!) (Centipede: Hey, you old biddies! [blows raspberry]) (Aunt Sponge: Help! Help us!) [The crowd ignores the aunts' pleas for help for they are to distracted for what they are seeing.] (Mrs. Ladybug: Whoo-ee! Here we are, dear!) (Earthworm: Hello, James!) (James: I told you they were real!) (Mr. Grasshopper: Hello, old boy!) (Miss Spider: Requesting clearance to land!) [The crowd continues looking up as the bugs land on top of the giant peach. Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker cowers next to a group of children.] (James: Miss Spider, throw me a string! [Miss Spider gives James some of her web. James lassos his mentally deranged aunts and captures them.] Okay, pull them up!) (Aunt Sponge: Help!) [The bugs pull them Spiker and Sponge up as they scream.] (Aunt Sponge: Where are we going?!) [They continue to scream as they are pulled up to the tip of the crane] (James: Spin them around!) (Aunt Sponge: You little...) [Mr. Grasshopper kicks them around as they scream continuously] (James: Wrap them tightly! [Miss Spider throws more of her web around their feet. As they spin and scream at the same time, their wigs fall off. The crowd looks in wonder as the deranged aunts are getting wrapped up.] Tighter! Tighter! [The bugs continue to wrap them until they are completely covered in Miss Spider's web]) (Cop: Well I'll be a... The kid was telling the truth. [The aunts struggle to breath. The cop realizes that James was right about them and has had enough with them.] Get those two creeps outta here!! [The crane men takes the wicked aunts away and the crowd shouts in agreement of getting rid of them.])
~ The bugs saving James from his wicked aunts and helped him prove that he was telling the truth about them.

(Frollo locks the miller and his family inside their house with a spear; he turns to Phoebus) (Frollo: Burn it.) What?! (Frollo, handing Phoebus a torch: Until it smolders. These people are traitors and must be made examples of.) With all due respect, sir, I was NOT trained to murder the innocent. (Frollo: But you WERE trained to follow orders!) (Phoebus douses his torch in a water barrel; Frollo snarls with rage) (Frollo: Insolent coward!) (Frollo grabs another torch and touches the flame to the windmill. The entire structure is quickly engulfed in flame. Phoebus crashes through the window and manages to bring the family outside to safety. Then Frollo's soldiers grab Phoebus) (Frollo: The sentence for insubordination is death, such a pity. You threw away a promising career.) Consider it my highest honor, sir.
~ Phoebus refusing to burn the innocent miller's house under Frollo's orders, then saves the family when Frollo sets the house on fire anyway. In response, Frollo attempts to have Phoebus executed, but not before Esmeralda intervenes with a distraction.

(Sid feels heat beneath his feet.) (Sid: My feet are sweaty.) (Diego: Do we have to get a news flash every time your body does something?) He's doing it for attention. Just ignore him. (Sid: Seriously! My feet are really hot! Ow! Ow!) (Sid runs up to Manny and Diego. All three hear a loud rumbling sound.) Tell me that was your stomach. (Diego: Shh.) (Sid: I'm sure it was just thunder. From... under... ground?) (Suddenly, lava erupts from behind the trio!) RUN! (Manny, Sid and Diego flee for their lives as the ice bridge gets thinner by the minute. A hunk of the ice breaks in front of Diego, leaving an enormous gap of lava in his path.) (Sid: C'mon! Keep up with me!) (Sid is running in place) I WOULD IF YOU WERE MOVING! (Diego leaps across the huge gap.) (Sid: Wow! I wish I could jump like that!) Wish granted! (Manny kicks Sid in the butt, sending him flying all the way to the other side.) (Diego: C'mon! Move faster!) Have you noticed the river of lava?! (Lava begins melting the bridge quicker by the second. Manny holding the baby leaps to safety. Diego leaps, but doesn't quite make it, leaving him hanging for dear life on the slippery fast-melting glacier. Manny notices Diego in danger, and the mammoth hands Sid the baby.) Hold Pinky! (Manny tries to creep out and save Diego, aware that his weight could cause the whole thing to fall into the lava below. He manages to grab Diego and toss him to safety just as the ice breaks away, sending Manny falling towards the lava!) (Sid: MANNY!) (Sid and Diego look mournfully...when suddenly, volcanic forces shoot Manny upward and back to safety, where he lands with a mighty THUD!) (Sid: Manny! Manny! Manny, you okay?! C'mon, say something! Anything!) (Manny, muffled speaking) (Sid: What? What? I can't hear you!) You're standing on my trunk! (Sid notices and moves his foot off Manny's trunk and Manny gasps for air) (Sid: OH, YOU'RE OKAY!) (Diego: Why did you do that? You could've died trying to save me.) That's what you do in a herd: Look out for each other. (Diego: Well...thanks.) (Sid: I dunno about you guys, but we are the weirdest herd I've ever seen.)
~ Manny rescuing Diego from the river of lava.

~ Quasimodo saving Esmeralda from being burnt at the stake by Frollo.

(Fred, recovering from the Phantom Shadow's attack: What just happened?) (Scooby-Doo: Where's Shaggy?) (Shaggy, outside and clinging for his life: Over here! Like, a little help? [Everyone gasps as Shaggy falls towards the ground.] AAAH!!!) (Scooby-Doo, running towards the balcony and jumping after Shaggy: SHAGGY!) (Castiel, following Scooby: Scooby! Scooby!) (Scooby-Doo, grabbing Shaggy's foot while falling towards the ground: Gotcha!) (Shaggy: You've got me, who's got you?! [points upwards]) [Castiel grabs Scooby's tail and uses his trenchcoat to slow down the speed of the fall. The three fall through a tree and land on the ground safely, albeit with Shaggy getting a busted arm.] (Scooby-Doo: Shaggy!) [The rest of the Scooby Gang run towards the balcony to see if Scooby, Shaggy, and Castiel are okay.] (Shaggy: [painful moan]) (Daphne, as the others race towards them: Shaggy! Are you okay?) (Shaggy: Does it look like I'm okay?) (Castiel: It appears his arm is broken.) (Shaggy: What? That's not- I have jumped out of a biplane in a museum and was fine! How did this happen?!) (Fred: I don't know! Something threw me across the room!)
~ Scooby-Doo and Castiel save Shaggy after he gets thrown out of the bedroom by the Phantom Shadow.

(Narrator: Thomas raced off to find Luke, but then there was trouble. His wheels were too big for the Narrow Gauge tracks!) Thomas: Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! (Thomas rolls out of control and breaks through some buffers, leaving him dangling at the edge of a cliff!) W-W-Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! (Narrator: Thomas was in danger!) Thomas: HELP! HELP! HELP! (Luke hears Thomas in danger and rolls back toward him) (Diesel: Watch out, Thomas! He's gonna push YOU off now! Just like he did with that yellow engine!) Thomas: Oh, no! (Narrator: Everyone waited. Everyone watched Luke) Luke: THOMAS! Thomas, don't worry! I'll pull you back to Owen. Thomas: What? (The foreman hooks a cable on Thomas' back buffer and on Luke's front) Luke: Trust me. I can do this! I'm your friend! (Luke pulls and pulls facing difficulty) Thomas: T-T-Trembling tracks! Luke: (still pulling with all his might) Hold on, Thomas! (After several tugs, Luke manages to haul Thomas back to safety; everybody cheers) Thomas: Haha! Thank you, Luke! (Narrator: Luke felt strong--stronger than he'd ever been! The engines whistled and cheered. Even Merrick woke up.)
~ Luke saving Thomas from falling off a precarious cliffside.

(Toto leads The Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion to the room where Dorothy is being held captive.) (Scarecrow: Dorothy, Are you in there?) (Cowardly Lion: It's us!) (Dorothy: Yes! It's Me! She's locked me in! (Cowardly Lion: Listen fellas, it's her! We gotta get her out! Open the door!) (They start taking off their Winkie uniforms.) (Dorothy: Oh, hurry! Please hurry! The hourglass is almost empty!) (Tin Woodman: Stand back! (starts chopping down the door with his axe until it opens.) (Dorothy: Oh! Oh Toto! Oh, Lion, darling! I knew you'd come! I knew you would!)
~ Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Woodman and Cowardly Lion rescuing Dorothy from the Wicked Witch of the West

(Derek swings on a vine to escape the traps.) (Knuckles: Tootle-loo!) (cuts the vine, sending Derek into a bog of quicksand!) (Knuckles: Sticky situation, huh? Heheheheh!) (Derek: You can't let me die like this.) (Knuckles: Wanna bet?) (Derek: Help me! Help me! I beg you. Please.) (Knuckles: Good-bye, Hero-Boy.) (Derek submerges. Knuckles runs off. Luckily, Odette in swan form flies into the scene and sees Derek's bow in the bog!) DEREK! (Odette grabs a vine and dives into the bog. A mud-covered hand comes up and Derek climbs to the surface with Odette the swan draped over his shoulder.) Derek! (Derek [shocked to see Odette as a swan]: Odette? How did you...What happened?) There's no time to explain. We have to get back to the castle! (Derek: Odette, thank you.) (Odette smiles)
~ Princess Odette saving Prince Derek from sinking in quicksand.

There you go little fella.
~ Edgar the mole being rescued from the trap by a gas cleaning worker who then destroys the trap.