Catchphrases from movies and television – do you have any favorites?


  • Nobody puts baby in the corner (Dirty Dancing)
  • We’re gonna need a bigger boat (Jaws)
  • I’ll be back (The Terminator)
  • Bazinga (The Big Bang Theory)
  • How ya doin’ (Friends)
  • aaaaay (Fonzie in Happy Days)
  • Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn (Gone With The Wind)
  • I carried a watermelon (Dirty Dancing)

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Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

6 thoughts

  1. I know what you’re thinking: ‘Did he fire six shots or only five?’ Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I’ve kinda lost track myself. But being this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?

  2. Zed’s Dead Baby! – Pulp Fiction

    NYPD, means I will Knock Your Punkass Down! – MIB
    Boy, Captain America over here! “Best of the best of the best, sir!” – MIB

    You got me out here draggin’ your heavy ass through the burnin’ desert with your dreadlocks stickin’ out the back of my parachute. – Independence Day
    and what the hell is that smell? – Independence Day
    I could’ve been at a barbecue! – Independence Day

    I could go on and on with Independence Day it is one of my absolute favorite movies!! And I REALLY like Will Smith!!

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