Your Go-to Quotes from Cartoons (Childhood or Otherwise)

Superchicken: You knew this job was dangerous when you took it!

I used to have a little friend, but he don’t move no more.

Aaaaaaaaaand, Goodbye! And don’t think it hasn’t been a little slice of heaven… 'cause it hasn’t.

Haven’t thought of this one in a while. Nice.

We’ll never make it…

Uh oh…Chongo!

“Kill da wabbit! Kill da wabbit! Kill da wabbit!”

“What an embezzle! What an ultramaroon!”

“Of course you realize this means war!”

“You’re dethpicable.”

“Duck season!”
“Wabbit season!”
“Duck season!”
“Wabbit season!”


“Gee, ain’t I a stinker?”

“Don’t . . . I say don’t bother me dog, can’t ya see I’m thinkin’?"

“Happy, happy, joy, joy!”

“Stimpy, you EEdiot!”

My go-to is probably the already mentioned:

“A little from column A, A little from column B”

But also:

“Oh boy, that monkey is going to pay.”

“I’m not giving my name to a machine!”

“Ah say, pay *attention * when Ah’m talkin’ t’you, son! This is for your own good!”

“Ah say, that’s a joke, son!”

“I knew I shoulda taken that left toin at Albuquoique.”

“Telegram for Mr Bunny…”

“Never send a monster to do the work of an evil scientist.”

“Gosh, dad! You mean it eats people?” “Not ‘eats,’ Jonny. Consumes them. For their energy.”

“Aieeee, Jonny!”

“Should I scrooch him, Gidney?”

“And now for something you’re sure to like!”

“Allow me to introduce myself…”

“Boris, dahling!”

“Badenov! You Dummkopf!”

“Fan mail from some flounders?”

“Mmmm, boy! That’s good!”

“Now, then: When I nod my head, hit it with the hammer!”

“Gee, Mr Peabody! He can’t do* that*! That’ll fuck everything up!”*

*Slightly paraphrased. :rolleyes:

“You’ll be sor-ry!”

A lot of Looney Tunes catch phrases were from contemporary pop culture, obscure in their original context today. “Ah, there’s good news tonight!” “You’re a hard man, McGee!” From Red Skelton: “If I dood it, I get a whippin’. …I dood it! I dood it!”

Are you pondering what I’m pondering?

“[Sorry,] my mustache is touching my brain” from The Tick.

My husband and I say it to each other when we’re flummoxed about something. I never get a chance to use it with anyone else who would get it.

I love reading these even when I don’t know where they’re from. I’ve smiled and laughed so much reading this thread! I want to steal so many, but it’s not the same if you get a quote from a message board rather than the original context.

I love that cartoon. “Would I throw a lighted match in there if my friend Rocky was in there?”

And then you have to say “You might, rabbit. You might.” in an exaggerated Irish accent.

The other line I like is, “My name is Elmer J Fudd, Millionaire. I own a mansion and a yacht.” I have no idea why that sticks in memory.

Mine get a little obscure, but one I use all the time is:

“Ah! Me see, snow…too cold…in winter! Uh-huh…huh?”

After doing something slightly helpful: “And that’s why they call me Bender the Magnificent”. Only with my own name.

When I goof something up and have to do it over again:

“Let’th run through that again.”

We’ve recently been visiting a German tavern and restaurant. The cooking there is ridiculously good, and as soon as I tuck in, I like to say, in a high-pitched voice:

“Ist gud, yah. Yah, yah, ist gud. Und yummy!”


“Monsters make the most IN-ter-resting people”

“Shut up Shuttin’ up”

It’s pothole season here in the Boston area and I can’t help myself while trying to
avoid them and say "It’s Wabbit Season! Duck Season!

“Did you hear that Laughing Boy? No more buwwetts”

“Exit, stage right!”

Nyaah ah ah tis I, Dishonest John !