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A Bug's Life Quotes

A Bug's Life is a TV program that debuted in 1970 . A Bug's Life completed its run in 1970.

It features Darla K. Anderson, and Kevin Reher as producer, Randy Newman in charge of musical score, and Sharon Calahan as head of cinematography.

Each episode of A Bug's Life is 95 minutes long. A Bug's Life is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The cast includes: Kevin Spacey as Hopper, Richard Kind as Molt, Dave Foley as Flik, Hayden Panettiere as Dot, David Hyde Pierce as Slim, Denis Leary as Francis, Dave Foley as Fly, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Princess Atta, Joe Ranft as Heimlich, Mike McShane as Tuck, Bonnie Hunt as Rosie, Jonathan Harris as Manny, and Madeline Kahn as Gypsy.

A Bug's Life Quotes

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Princess Atta

  • (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) "You don't think I've offended the warriors, do you?"
  • (Dave Foley) "You ? No."
  • (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) "Oh, good. Because, you see, when you first brought them here, I'd thought you'd hired a bunch of clowns."
  • (Dave Foley) "You did ?"
  • (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) "You see Hopper, Nature has a certain order. The ants pick the food, the ants keep the food, and the grasshoppers leave."
  • (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) "The caterpillar's using himself as live bait."
  • (Mr. Soil) "How brave."
  • (Joe Ranft) "Aaaaaaaaah."
  • (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) "I think I'll go check on the bird."
  • (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) "Bird's this way."
  • (Dave Foley) "Yeah the bird's that way"
  • (Dave Foley) "She went the- What?"

Dave Foley as Flik

  • (Dave Foley) "Your Highness. The warriors have called a secret meeting to make plans for circus, uh, circumventing the oncoming horde, so they can trapeze; trap them with ease."
  • (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) "Well, shouldn't I come, too?"
  • (Dave Foley) "No. Ha ha ha. Sorry. No, no, see it's classified in the DMZ, gotta go ASAP, you know, strictly BYOB. Bye."
  • (Unnamed) "My dad says he gives you one hour before you come back to the island crying."
  • (Dave Foley) "Does he now?"
  • (Unnamed) "My dad doesn't think that."
  • (Dave Foley) "He doesn't, huh?"
  • (Unnamed) "Nah, he's betting you're gonna die."
  • (Dave Foley) "Here, pretend; pretend that that's a seed."
  • (Hayden Panettiere) "It's a rock."
  • (Dave Foley) "Oh, I know it's a rock, I know. But let's just pretend for a minute that it's a seed, alright? We'll just use our imaginations. Now, now do you see our tree? Everything that made that giant tree is already contained inside this tiny little seed. All it needs is some time, a little bit of sunshine and rain, and voilá."
  • (Hayden Panettiere) "This rock will be a tree?"
  • (Dave Foley) "Seed to tree. You've gotta work with me, here. Alright? Okay. Now, y-you might not feel like you can do much now, but that's just because, well, you're not a tree yet. You just have to give yourself some time. You're still a seed."
  • (Hayden Panettiere) "But it's a rock."
  • (Dave Foley) "I know it's a rock. Don't you think I know a rock when I see a rock? I've spent a lot of time around rocks."
  • (Hayden Panettiere) "You're weird, but I like you."
  • (Dave Foley) "Hello kids. Ready to make some grasshoppers cry?"
  • (Hayden Panettiere) "It's payback time -- Blueberry style."
  • (Lead Blueberry Scout) "Blueberries rock."
  • (Dave Foley) "You can't go. I'm desperate."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "Really? I couldn't tell."
  • (Dave Foley) "They can't know the truth. The truth, you see, is bad. I will be branded with this mistake for the rest of my life. My children's children will walk down the street and people will point and say, "Look, there goes the spawn of Flik the Loser"."
  • (Dave Foley) "For the colony, and for oppressed ants everywhere."
  • (Dave Foley) "I only got twenty-four hours to live, and I ain't gonna waste it here."
  • (Dave Foley) "I was just trying to help."
  • (Mr. Soil) "Then help us; don't help us."
  • (Dave Foley) "Hey, cutie. Wanna pollinate with a real bug?"
  • (Dave Foley) "Leave her alone."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "You want her?"
  • (Kevin Spacey) "Go ahead, take her."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "No? Then get back in line."

Mike McShane as Tuck

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

David Hyde Pierce as Slim

  • (David Hyde Pierce) "Francis, you're making the maggots cry."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "Francis, your boyfriends from the circus are here."
  • (P.T. Flea) "Flaming Death is a huge hit."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "P.T., shhh."
  • (P.T. Flea) "I'm serious. Word of mouth got around, the next day there was a line of flies outside the tent, went on forever. It must have been a foot long."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "Thrust, parry, lunge. Me thinketh it not working."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "That's no way to speak to a lady."
  • (Denis Leary) "I heard that, you twig."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "Tra-la-la-la-la. Spring is in the air, and I'm a flower with nothing interesting to say."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "What's the point of going out there? They'll only laugh at me."
  • (P.T. Flea) "That's because you're a clown."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "No, it's because I'm a prop. You always cast me as the broom, the pole, the stick -- a splinter."
  • (P.T. Flea) "You're a walking stick. It's funny. Now go."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "You parasite."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "Francis. Francis, I'm stuck."
  • (Denis Leary) "Where are you?"
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "I'm over here."
  • (Denis Leary) "Where?"
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "Here."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "I'm the only stick with eyeballs."

Madeline Kahn as Gypsy

  • (Madeline Kahn) "Manny, we're on."
  • (Jonathan Harris) "Oh? Yet again it is up to me to rescue the performance. Gypsy, come."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "The stage is the other way dear."
  • (Jonathan Harris) "Yes, of course."
  • (Roll) "Tweet, tweet. Tweet, tweet."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "HUUUH."

Richard Kind as Molt

  • (Richard Kind) "The circus. The circus. I love the circus."

Kevin Spacey as Hopper

  • (Kevin Spacey) "Where do you get the gall to do this to me?"
  • (Dave Foley) "You were -- you were gonna squish the queen."
  • (Hayden Panettiere) "It's true."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "I hate it when someone gives away the ending."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "You piece of dirt. No, I'm wrong. You're lower than dirt. You're an ant."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "It's a bug-eat-bug world out there, princess. One of those Circle of Life kind of things. Now let me tell you how things are supposed to work: The sun grows the food, the ants pick the food, the grasshoppers eat the food --"
  • (Richard Kind) "And the birds eat the grasshoppers. Hey, like the one that nearly ate you, you remember? You remem- Oh, you shoulda seen it, okay?"
  • (Kevin Spacey) "Molt."
  • (Richard Kind) "This blue jay has him half way down his throat, okay? And Hopper; Hopper's kicking and screaming, okay? And I'm scared, okay, I'm not going anywhere near, okay- Aw, come on. It's a great story."
  • (Richard Kind) "Ow. Ow. Ow."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "First rule of leadership: Everything is your fault."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "You little termites. I give you a second chance, AND THIS IS ALL I GET?'."
  • (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) "But, Hopper, we ran out of time."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "Have you been playing all summer? You think this is a game? Well, guess what? You just lost."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "Let this be a lesson to all you ants. Ideas are very dangerous things. You are mindless, soil-shoving losers, put on this Earth to serve us."
  • (Dave Foley) "You're wrong, Hopper. Ants are not meant to serve grasshoppers. I've seen these ants do great things, and year after year they somehow manage to pick food for themselves and you. So-so who is the weaker species? Ants don't serve grasshoppers. It's you who need us. We're a lot stronger than you say we are -- And you know it, don't you?"
  • (Kevin Spacey) "You let one ant stand up to us, then they all might stand up. Those puny little ants outnumber us a hundred to one and if they ever figure that out there goes our way of life. It's not about food, it's about keeping those ants in line. That's why we're going back. Does anybody else wanna stay?"
  • (Richard Kind) "He's quite the motivational speaker, isn't he?"
  • (Kevin Spacey) "Let's ride."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "I swear, if I hadn't promised Mother on her deathbed that I wouldn't kill you, I would kill you."
  • (Richard Kind) "And believe me, no one appreciates that more than I do."
  • (Kevin Spacey) "Shut up. I don't wanna hear another word out of you while we're on this island. Do you understand me?"
  • (Kevin Spacey) "I said do you understand me?"
  • (Richard Kind) "Well, how can I answer? You said I couldn't say another word."
  • (Richard Kind) "Aah. Remember ma."

Denis Leary as Francis

  • (Denis Leary) "So. Bein' a ladybug automatically makes me a girl. Is that it, fly boy? Eh?"
  • (Dave Foley) "Yikes. She's a guy."
  • (Denis Leary) "Shoo, fly. Don't bother me."
  • (Denis Leary) "Your majesty. Ladies and gentlemen. Boys and girls of all ages. Our troupe here guarentees a performance like no other. Why, when your grasshopper friends get here, we are gonna knock -- them -- dead."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "Boy, these folks are sure hard up for entertainment."
  • (Denis Leary) "Stand back, ye flies. We are the greatest warriors in all Bugdom."
  • (Dave Foley) "Warrior bugs."
  • (Denis Leary) "My sword."
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "Swish, swish. Clang, clang."
  • (Denis Leary) "Little John."
  • (Joe Ranft) "What ho, Robin. Justice is my sword and truth shall be my quiver."

Jonathan Harris as Manny

  • (Jonathan Harris) "Utilizing psychic vibrations, I shall select the perfect volunteer."
  • (Richard Kind) "Oh, oh, oh, oh. Pick me. Oh, oh. C'mon, I'm asking you with my brain."
  • (Jonathan Harris) "I now summon the voice of Confucius --"
  • (Dave Foley) "Get off the stage, you old hag."
  • (Jonathan Harris) "Huh? I demand to know who said that?"
  • (Jonathan Harris) "How dare you? Ingrates."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Manny? Manny?"

Joe Ranft as Heimlich

  • (Joe Ranft) "But I am flying. And from way up here you all look like little ants."
  • (Joe Ranft) "Bottle all gone. Baby wants pie."
  • (Denis Leary) "Pie? He asked for it. Should I give it to him?"
  • (Richard Kind) "Yeah. Give him pie. Give him pie."

Bonnie Hunt as Rosie

  • (Bonnie Hunt) "Oh. Look at the -- beautiful -- colors of the blood."
  • (Bonnie Hunt) "Okay, come on everyone. Break a leg."
  • (Dave Foley) "Whoa. You're vicious."

Hayden Panettiere as Dot

  • (Hayden Panettiere) "Pretend it's a seed, okay?"
  • (Dave Foley) "Thanks, Dot."
  • (Denis Leary) "Hey, what's with the rock?"
  • (David Hyde Pierce) "Must be an ant thing."

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