Do You Really Know These Famous Cartoon Character Catchphrases?


By: John Miller

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"You're despicable!" Everyone knows that a little black bird named Daffy Duck is famous for that line. But do you know these other famous cartoon catchphrases?


It's one of the silliest and most enduring cartoon character catchphrases ever: "D'oh!" It's what Homer SImpson says when things have (once again) gone wrong.


Who said, "I tawt I taw a puddy tat"?

Poor Tweety Bird, every time he flaps his cute yellow wings, a cat is trying to eat him for lunch. When he knows he's being stalked, he says, "I tawt I taw a puddy tat," but his little beak can't quite pronounce the words.


"Of course you realize this means war."

Bugs is never one to back down from a confrontation, and he'll go to extremes for his ideals. "Of course you realize this means war!"


"That's all, folks!"

At the end of many "Looney Tunes" cartoons, Porky Pig pops up and exclaims (with a distinct stutter), "That's all, folks!"


"Respect my authori-tah!"

Eric Cartman, the demanding little monster from "South Park," insists that you listen to him. "Respect my authori-tah!"


What is one of Bart Simpson's favorite lines?

Bart doesn't get fancy. When he's telling off teachers and other authority figures, he simply says, "eat my shorts!"


"I am the vengeance, I am the night, I am _____."

Batman has a flair for the dramatic. "I am the vengeance, I am the night, I am Batman."


Which befuddled character often says, "zoinks"?

Shaggy and his buddies frequently encounter strange phenomena in "Scooby-Doo." And when Shaggy is freaked out, he shouts, "Zoinks!"


"I sell propane and propane accessories."

Hank Hill is the simple man with a simple job. He sells propane and propane accessories.


"What's up, Doc?"

Bugs Bunny wasn't really asking the doctor what he wanted. "What's up, Doc" was his way of antagonizing his enemies to no end.



Michaelangelo, of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" fame, is notable for his famous expression: "Cowabunga!" He often utters this word when beating back evil enemies.


"I hate Mondays."

Garfield is the tubby sack of cat who often struggles with negativity. He really hates Mondays.


What does Sylvester the Cat say when he's exasperated?

Sylvester is continually flustered, particularly by Tweety Bird. That's when he drops his famous line, "sufferin' succotash!"


"You blockhead!"

In the "Peanuts" cartoons, Lucy is the high-strung girl in the neighborhood. When she's aggravated with someone, she yells, "You blockhead!"


"Arriba, arriba!"

Speedy Gonzalez is the ultra-fast Mexican mouse from "Looney Tunes." He zips away from predators and yells, "arriba, arriba!" It's Spanish for "up."


"Hey hey hey!"

No one would name a cartoon character "Fat Albert" these days, but Albert made good on his oversized promise in the 1970s by repeating the words, "Hey, hey, hey" over and over again.


"Yabba dabba doo!"

Do you like excitement? So does Fred Flintstone! And when he's excited, he exclaims, "Yabba dabba doo!"


"To infinity and beyond!"

As one of the stars of the "Toy Story" movies, Buzz Lightyear is an iconic cartoon character. He's never lacking in bravado: "To infinity and beyond!"


"Beep beep!"

With his skinny little legs and tremendous speed, the Road Runner taunts his potential captors, leaving them in the dust with a triumphant, "beep beep!"



With his constant scheming and manipulation, Mr. Burns is the evilest character in "The Simpsons." When his nefarious plans are working in his favor, he says, "Excellent."


"By the power of Grayskull!"

When He-Man needs extra power to combat his many enemies, he proclaims, "By the power of Grayskull!" And then he kicks cartoon butt.


"That's all I can stands, 'cause I can't stands no more!"

For a burly sailor, Popeye is a pretty patient guy. But when he chugs spinach, watch out, he "can't stands it no more!"


What is Mighty Mouse's mighty catchphrase?

Mighty Mouse is in the house! The musclebound rodent always proclaims, "Here I come to save the day" before doing just that.


"Oh bother."

Poor Pooh, always trying to find happiness in the woods with his animated buddies. Sometimes they run into trouble and Pooh says, "oh bother."


What's a famous line uttered by Woody from "Toy Story"?

Woody is the animated cowboy from "Toy Story." He tells his foes to "reach for the sky" when he wants them to submit to his cowboy will.


"I'm smarter than the average bear."

He is smarter than the average bear, for sure. Yogi Bear is definitely the smartest bear in Jellystone Park -- after all, he can speak.


"You eediot."

Ren, of "The Ren and Stimpy Show," is the cynical and sardonic little chihuahua who often says, "You eediot." Typically, the phrase is directed at poor Stimpy.


"Good grief."

Charlie Brown, of the "Peanuts" franchise, often doesn't know what to make of troublesome situations. He'll sigh, furrow his brow and say, "good grief."


"Ay, caramba!"

"Ay, caramba!" It's an expression of dismay, and it's one that Bart drops often in "The Simpsons."


"This sucks."

Beavis and Butt-head took the MTV crowd by storm in the 90s, thanks in large part to golden nuggets of wisdom such as, "This sucks."


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