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Fantastic Mr. Fox (film) Quotes

Fantastic Mr. Fox (film) is a television show that was first aired in 1970 . Fantastic Mr. Fox ended its run in 1970.

It features Allison Abbate; Scott Rudin, Wes Anderson, and Jeremy Dawson as producer, Alexandre Desplat in charge of musical score, and Tristan Oliver as head of cinematography.

Fantastic Mr. Fox (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Fantastic Mr. Fox (film) is 88 minutes long. Fantastic Mr. Fox (film) is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: James Hamilton as Mole, George Clooney as Mr. Fox, George Clooney as Mrs. Fox, Bill Murray as Badger, Wallace Wolodarsky as Kylie, Michael Gambon as Franklin Bean, Jarvis Cocker as Petey, Owen Wilson as Coach Skip, Eric Chase Anderson as Kristofferson, Jason Schwartzman as Ash, Willem Dafoe as Rat, Juman Malouf as Agnes, Roman Coppola as Squirrel, Karen Duffy as Linda Otter, Mario Batali as Rabbit, and Steven Rales as Beaver.

Fantastic Mr. Fox (film) Quotes

Bill Murray as Badger

  • (Bill Murray) "Mr. Fox having resolved a new plan, Badger says "Well, I guess we should, ah, probably split into a certain number of groups, and start doing something. Right?"
  • (Bill Murray) "Why did they write this in letters cut out of magazines?"
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "To protect their identities. Oh, right, but then why did they sign their names? Plus, we already know who they are, because they're trying to kill us."

Jarvis Cocker as Petey

  • (Jarvis Cocker) "'Bout a handsome little fox let me sing you folks a yarn. / Hey, diddle-dee daddle-da doddle-do doodle-dum. / 'Twas a splendid little feller full of wit 'n' grace 'n' charm. / Say, zippy-zee zappa-za yappy-yo doodle-dum. / Well, like any little critter needin' vittels for his littl'uns, / Well, he stole, and he cheated, and he lied just to survive. / With a doodle-dum diddle-die doddle-diddle doodle-dum."
  • (Unnamed) "Doodle-dum diddle-die doddle-diddle doodle-dum."
  • (Jarvis Cocker) "Zippy-zo zippy-zay zippy-zappy zoopy-zee."
  • (Unnamed) "Zippy-zo zippy-zay zippy-zappy zoopy-zee."
  • (Jarvis Cocker) "Doo-dah doo-day day --"
  • (Jarvis Cocker) "Let me take a little tick now to color in the scene: / 'Cross the valley lived three yokels name of Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. / Now these three crazy jackies had our hero on the run. / Shot the tail off the cuss with a fox-shootin' gun. / But that stylish little fox was as clever as a whip / Dug as quick as a gopher that was hyper-ack-a-tive."
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah."
  • (Jarvis Cocker) "Now those three farmers sit 'twhere there's a hole 'twas once a hill. / Singin' diddle-dee daddle-da doddle-do doodle-dum. / And as far as I can reckon they're a-settin' up there still. Singin' zippy-zee zappa-za yappy-yo --"
  • (Michael Gambon) "What are you singing, Petey?"
  • (Jarvis Cocker) "Just -- just making it up as I went- as I went along, really."
  • (Michael Gambon) "That's just weak songwriting. You wrote a bad song, Petey."

Jason Schwartzman as Ash

  • (Jason Schwartzman) "What's that stand for?"
  • (Juman Malouf) "Huh? It's for, uh, it's for pep -- pep."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "It's a K."
  • (Owen Wilson) "Come on, now. Look alive."
  • (Owen Wilson) "'Atta boy."
  • (Juman Malouf) "We're going steady."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "Can I ask you a question?"
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "You may."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "What's the point of sitting on the floor with your legs twisted into a pretzel talking to yourself for an hour and forty-five minutes? It's; it's weird."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "My father and I first started practicing meditation together when I was --"
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "Yeah? Well, that's great. But I worry more about what that does for your reputation than whether or not you have beagle ticks or not."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "I don't. Nor pelt lice."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "It'll grow back, won't it?"
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "Tails don't grow back."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "Tails don't grow back?"
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "Uh-uh. 'Cept for lizards."
  • (George Clooney) "Tails don't grow back. I'm gonna be tail-less for the rest of my life."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "Well, anyway, it's not half as bad as double pneumonia, right? I mean his dad's got one foot in the grave and three feet on a banana peel. That's a lot worse than just a --"
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "Excuse me, everyone. I'm gonna go meditate for half an hour."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "What's that white stuff around his mouth?"
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "I think he eats soap."
  • (George Clooney) "That's not soap."
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "Wha- why does he have that --"
  • (George Clooney) "He's rabid. With rabies."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "There's a lot of attitudes going on around here -- don't let me get one."

George Clooney as Mr. Fox

  • (George Clooney) "I love you, but I should have never married you."
  • (George Clooney) "Why did you lie to me?"
  • (George Clooney) "Because I'm a wild animal."
  • (George Clooney) "If what I think is happening, IS happening -- It better not be."
  • (George Clooney) "Huh. This could be difficult."
  • (Roman Coppola) "It's fatal for humans, but we got enough fur to keep the voltage from getting to us. Let's go."
  • (George Clooney) "Ash, are you mad at me? I understand if you are and I'm sorry; I wouldn't have ever involved your cousin if I had realized you would feel this way. It was only ever just because he's kind of a natural -- I mean -- I mean look at him dig."
  • (George Clooney) "Anyway, I'm sorry if you feel any --"
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "You know what? I'm just gonna put dirt in my ears. Ow -- That's better. I can't hear you now, but keep talking."
  • (George Clooney) "Honey, I am seven non-fox years old. My father died at seven and a half. I don't want to live in a hole anymore, and I'm going to do something about it."
  • (George Clooney) "What'd the doctor say?"
  • (George Clooney) "Nothing. Supposedly it's just a 24-hour bug. He gave me some pills."
  • (George Clooney) "I told you, you probably just ate some bad gristle."
  • (George Clooney) "One of those slovenly farmers is probably wearing my tail for a necktie."
  • (George Clooney) "I spotted a couple of broken burglar bars underneath the back door to Bean's secret cider cellar."
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "We're breaking into Bean's house ?"
  • (George Clooney) "Cellar."
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "Where he lives ?"
  • (George Clooney) "Where he keeps the cider."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "Below where he lives."
  • (George Clooney) "Where'd you come from? Why don't you go back to the tree and do your homework?"
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "I want to help you steal some cider."
  • (George Clooney) "We're going to a book party, and keep your mouth shut about any cider, because no one ever said that. Now get out of here."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "But, ah --"
  • (George Clooney) "But nothing. You're gonna get me in a lot of trouble. Besides, you're too little and uncoordinated."
  • (George Clooney) "One, two, three."
  • (George Clooney) "Allright, let's start planning. Who knows shorthand?"
  • (George Clooney) "Great. Linda. Lutra Lutra; you got some dry paper?"
  • (George Clooney) "Here we go. Mole. Talpa Europea. What d'you got?"
  • (James Hamilton) "I can see in the dark."
  • (George Clooney) "That's incredible. We can use that. Linda?"
  • (Karen Duffy) "Got it."
  • (George Clooney) "Rabbit. Oryctolagus Cuniculus."
  • (Mario Batali) "I'm fast."
  • (George Clooney) "You bet you are. Linda?"
  • (Karen Duffy) "Got it."
  • (George Clooney) "Beaver. Castor Fiber."
  • (Steven Rales) "I can chew through wood."
  • (George Clooney) "Amazing. Linda."
  • (Karen Duffy) "Got it."
  • (George Clooney) "Badger. Meles Meles."
  • (Bill Murray) "Demolitions expert."
  • (George Clooney) "What? Since when?"
  • (George Clooney) "You scared the cuss out of us."
  • (Bill Murray) "A lot of good animals --"
  • (Bill Murray) "-- are probably going to die, because of you. Half the woods have been obliterated, nobody can get out, and right now, my wife is at the bottom of a flint mine with no food, no water, and 27 starving animal brats."
  • (George Clooney) "A Titanium Card?"
  • (George Clooney) "How did you qualify for this?"
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "I pay my bills on time."
  • (George Clooney) "They say all foxes are slightly allergic to linoleum, but it's cool to the paw; try it. They say my tail needs to be dry cleaned twice a month, but now it's fully detachable; see? They say our tree may never grow back, but one day, something will. Yes, these crackles are made of synthetic goose and these giblets come from artificial squab and even these apples look fake; but at least they've got stars on them. I guess my point is, we'll eat tonight, and we'll eat together. And even in this not particularly flattering light, you are without a doubt the five and a half most wonderful wild animals I've ever met in my life. So let's raise our boxes; to our survival."
  • (George Clooney) "You have got twenty-nine minutes to come up with a proper apology."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "Me? Me have an apology? He gets a bandit hat? He just got here, and he gets a bandit hat? Where's my bandit hat? Why didn't I get shot at? It's because, you -- you -- you think I'm no good at anything. Well, maybe you're right, thanks."
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "Told ya not to bring him."
  • (George Clooney) "Where did you come from?"
  • (George Clooney) "What are you doing here?"
  • (George Clooney) "I don't think he speaks English or Latin"
  • (George Clooney) "Pensez-vous que l'hiver sera rude?"
  • (George Clooney) "I'm asking if he thinks we're in for a hard winter."
  • (George Clooney) "I have a phobia of wolves."
  • (George Clooney) "What a beautiful creature."
  • (George Clooney) "Wish him luck boys."
  • (George Clooney) "Who am I, Kylie?"
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "Who how? What now?"
  • (George Clooney) "Why a fox? Why not a horse, or a beetle, or a bald eagle? I'm saying this more as, like, existentialism, you know? Who am I? And how can a fox ever be happy without, you'll forgive the expression, a chicken in its teeth?"
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "I don't know what you're talking about, but it sounds illegal."
  • (George Clooney) "We're all different."
  • (George Clooney) "Especially him. But there's something kind of fantastic about that, isn't there?"
  • (George Clooney) "Here, put this bandit hat on."
  • (George Clooney) "Why are you wearing that fake bandit hat?"
  • (George Clooney) "I don't think he speaks English or Latin."
  • (George Clooney) "Pensez-vous que l'hiver sera rude?"
  • (George Clooney) "I'm asking if he thinks we're in for a hard winter."
  • (George Clooney) "If we're still alive in the morning I want you to find another line of work."
  • (George Clooney) "Okay."
  • (Unnamed) "Two years later; 12 fox-years."
  • (George Clooney) "Redemption? Sure. But in the end, he's just another dead rat in a garbage pail behind a Chinese restaurant."
  • (George Clooney) "Another book party?"
  • (George Clooney) "Oh. I didn't see you sitting in the dark over there."
  • (George Clooney) "Yeah. No actually, there's a fire. I just got the call; they said maybe it's arson. I've got to interview the marshal and see if it's --"
  • (George Clooney) "Kylie,"
  • (George Clooney) "is he telling the truth?"
  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "I -- I don't want to be put into the middle of this."
  • (George Clooney) "Thanks, Kylie."
  • (George Clooney) "Why is he wearing that bandit hat?"
  • (George Clooney) "His ears were cold. He's not with us."
  • (George Clooney) "Go back to bed."
  • (George Clooney) "If what I think is happening is happening; it better not be."

Willem Dafoe as Rat

  • (Willem Dafoe) "The boy is being held in an apple crate on top of a gun cabinet in the attic of Bean Annex."
  • (George Clooney) "Would you have told me if I hadn't killed you first?"
  • (Willem Dafoe) "Never."
  • (Willem Dafoe) "Y'all are trespassin' now. Illegally."
  • (Willem Dafoe) "-- Like melted gold."

James Hamilton as Mole

  • (James Hamilton) "I just want to see -- a little sunshine."
  • (George Clooney) "But you're nocturnal, Phil. Your eyes barely open on a good day."
  • (James Hamilton) "I'm sick of your double talk, we have rights."

Owen Wilson as Coach Skip

  • (Owen Wilson) "Basically, there's three grabbers, three taggers, five twig runners, and a player at Whackbat. Center tagger lights a pine cone and chucks it over the basket and the whack-batter tries to hit the cedar stick off the cross rock. Then the twig runners dash back and forth until the pine cone burns out and the umpire calls hotbox. Finally, you count up however many score-downs it adds up to and divide that by nine."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "Got it."

Eric Chase Anderson as Kristofferson

  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "Uh, do you mind if I slide my bed roll slightly out from under the train set? It's hard to sleep in that corkscrew position."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "There's a lot of attitudes going on around here. Don't let me get one."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "No, it's only just my spinal cord getting --"
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "Sleep wherever you want, man. Here, take my bed. I'll just uh -- I'll crawl under the bookcase. Who cares if I get splinters in my ears?"
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "Never mind."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "Oh, you gonna pout about it? 'Cuz I've had it up to HERE"
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "with the "sad houseguest" routine."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "Good night."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "Divide that by nine please."
  • (Beaver's Son) "Why's your cousin such a wet sandwich?"
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "I beg your pardon?"
  • (Beaver's Son) "What's that mean?"
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "That means that I don't understand what you just said. A wet sandwich?"
  • (Beaver's Son) "Yeah. A wet sandwich. He's too short, he dresses like a girl, he's"
  • (Beaver's Son) "different."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "Are you a bully? You're starting to sound like a bully."
  • (Beaver's Son) "Watch this."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "That's -- you just destroyed the whole experiment. We'd better extinguish this magnesium."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "Stand back."
  • (Juman Malouf) "Wow."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "Whew."
  • (Juman Malouf) "Hmm. I like your ears."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "M -- Mine?"
  • (Juman Malouf) "Mmhmm."
  • (Eric Chase Anderson) "Thank you. I like your -- spots."
  • (Juman Malouf) "Really? I used to cover them up, but, you know --"
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "Ugh."
  • (Juman Malouf) "Hmm?"
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "You're supposed to be my lab partner."
  • (Juman Malouf) "I am."
  • (Jason Schwartzman) "No you're not. You're disloyal."

Wallace Wolodarsky as Kylie

  • (Wallace Wolodarsky) "Apple juice -- apple juice flood --"

Michael Gambon as Franklin Bean

  • (Michael Gambon) "What are you singing, Petey?"
  • (Jarvis Cocker) "Erm -- I just kind of made it up as I went along, really."
  • (Michael Gambon) "That's just weak songwriting. You wrote a bad song, Petey."

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