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Famous catchphrases

Famous catchphrases

Movie quotes inspire shirts, bumper stickers, and those annoying things your husband says and tries to pretend its him. Do you know where these famous phrases are from?

1 “Book ‘em, Danno.”

2 “Hey, hey, hey!”

3 “I coulda been a contender.”

4 “How you doin’?”

5 “These go to 11.”

6 “Back in St. Olaf…”

7   “Don’t be ridiculous.”

8 “I love the smell of napalm in the morning … Smells like victory.”

9 “Let’s hug it out.”

10 “Just keep swimming.”

11 “Wait’ll they get a load of me.”

12 “Homey don’t play ‘dat!”

13 “Kiss my grits!”

14 “I am serious … and don’t call me Shirley.”

15 “Good night, and good luck”


OK, dont look before you really try!! I knew like 4 of these phrases myself….maybe I am not as old as I think.

1 ‘Hawaii Five-O’

2 ‘What’s Happening!!’

3 ‘On the Waterfront’

4 ‘Friends’

5  ‘This is Spinal Tap’

6 ‘Golden Girls’

7 ‘Perfect Strangers’

8 ‘Apocalypse Now’

9 ‘Entourage’

10 ‘Finding Nemo’

11 ‘Batman’

12 ‘In Living Color’

13 ‘Alice’

14 ‘Airplane!’

15 ‘See It Now’


How many did you get?


If you don’t recognize all the movies or shows, Kim has a gallery with pictures of these famous catchphrases.


  1. I got about 1/2 of them… thanks for taking us down memory lane. :)

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