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School of Rock Quotes

School of Rock is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . School of Rock completed its run in 1970.

It features Scott Rudin as producer, Craig Wedren in charge of musical score, and Rogier Stoffers as head of cinematography.

School of Rock is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of School of Rock is 109 minutes long. School of Rock is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: Jack Black as Dewey Finn, Brian Falduto as Billy, Kevin Clark as Freddy, Aleisha Allen as Alicia, Miranda Cosgrove as Summer Hathaway, Robert Tsai as Lawrence, Angelo Massagli as Frankie, Maryam Hassan as Tomika, Rebecca Brown as Katie, Jack Black as DeweyFinn, James Hosey as Marco, Caitlin Hale as Marta, Cole Hawkins as Leonard, Lucas Babin as Spider, Sarah Silverman as Patty Di Marco, Jordan-Claire Green as Michelle, Veronica Afflerbach as Eleni, Joey Gaydos Jr. as Zack Mooneyham, and Adam Pascal as Theo.

School of Rock Quotes

Jack Black as Dewey Finn

  • (Jack Black) "Give up, just quit, because in this life, you can't win. Yeah, you can try, but in the end you're just gonna lose, big time, because the world is run by the Man."
  • (Angelo Massagli) "Who?"
  • (Jack Black) "The Man. Oh, you don't know the Man? He's everywhere. In the White House, down the hall -- Ms. Mullins, she's the Man. And the Man ruined the ozone, and he's burning down the Amazon, and he kidnapped Shamu and put her in a chlorine tank. Okay? And there used to be a way to stick it to the Man, it was called rock 'n roll. But guess what? Oh no. The Man ruined that, too, with a little thing called MTV. So don't waste your time trying to make anything cool, or pure, or awesome, 'cause the Man is just gonna call you a fat washed up loser and crush your soul. So do yourselves a favor and just GIVE UP."
  • (Jack Black) "Who are you, babe? This is my apartment, babe."
  • (Sarah Silverman) "Oh oh, not if you don't pay your rent, it's not."
  • (Jack Black) "May I have the attention of the class: Today's ASSignment --"
  • (Maryam Hassan) "-- kick some ass."
  • (Jack Black) "Uh, how long is the job?"
  • (Miss Mullins) "My guess is, as much as a few weeks, but we do need somebody to start immediately."
  • (Jack Black) "Mm-hm. So how much are we talking here?"
  • (Miss Mullins) "We pay our substitutes $650 a week. Now, do you know when Mr. Schneebly will be back?"
  • (Jack Black) "Hold on a sec. Oh, you know what? I think he's just coming in right now. NED. PHONE."
  • (Jack Black) "Hello, this is Ned Schneebly."
  • (Jack Black) "Dude, is my face okay? I think you melted it off."
  • (Jack Black) "Read between the lines."
  • (Jack Black) "I'll have the rent by the end of the week, go tell the mayor."
  • (Jack Black) "You, Freddy, what do you like to do?"
  • (Kevin Clark) "I dunno."
  • (Kevin Clark) "Burn stuff?"
  • (Jack Black) "It will test your head, and your mind, and your brain, too."
  • (Jack Black) "Go. Play. Have fun. Now."
  • (Jack Black) "Math is a wonderful thing. Math is a really cool thing. So get off your ath, let's do some math. Math, math, math, math, math. Three minus four is?"
  • (Miranda Cosgrove) "Negative one."
  • (Jack Black) "That's right. And six times a billion is?"
  • (James Hosey) "Six billion?"
  • (Jack Black) "Nailed it. And fifty-four is forty-five more than what is the answer, Marta?"
  • (Caitlin Hale) "Nine."
  • (Jack Black) "No, it's eight."
  • (Caitlin Hale) "-- No, it's nine."
  • (Jack Black) "-- Yes, I was testing you -- it's nine. And that's a magic number."
  • (Mrs. Lemmons) "Would you care to join us, Mr. Schneebly?"
  • (Jack Black) "Yeah."
  • (Mrs. Lemmons) "Did I say that correctly? "Schneebly"?"
  • (Jack Black) "Actually, it's "Schnayblay"."
  • (Jack Black) "OK, Ms DumBum ain't your teacher today, I am, and I have a headache and the runs. So I say, time for recess."
  • (Jack Black) "In the end of time, there was a man who knew the road. And the writing was written on the stone. In the ancient time, an artist led the way, but no one seemed to understand. In his heart he knew, the artist must be true, but the legend of the rent was way past due. Well you think you'll be just fine without me, but you're mine. You think you can kick me out of the band? Well there's just one problem there. The band is mine. How can you kick me out of what is mine? Well you're not hardcore unless you live hardcore, but the legend of the rent was way hardcore."
  • (Jack Black) "All right, that's it. Stop, you guys, stop. Seriously, you guys. All right, take five. Take five. You wanna go? All right. That was a good class."
  • (Joey Gaydos Jr.) "I'll see you, man."
  • (Jack Black) "Slap it."
  • (Jack Black) "Shoot it."
  • (Jack Black) "Kaboot it."
  • (Jack Black) "I have been touched by your kids -- and I'm pretty sure that I've touched them."
  • (Jack Black) "8:15 to 10, rock history. 10 to 11, rock appreciation in theory. And then band practice till the end of the day."
  • (Angelo Massagli) "What about math?"
  • (Jack Black) "No, not important."
  • (Jack Black) "I pledge allegiance -- to the band -- of Mr. Schneebly -- and will not fight him -- for creative control -- and will defer to him on all issues related to the musical direction of the band."
  • (Miss Mullins) "They hate me."
  • (Jack Black) "No they don't."
  • (Miss Mullins) "Yes they do, I can see. I wasn't always like this, you know, I wasn't always wound this tight. There was a time where I was fun. I was funny. I was. But you can't be funny and be the principle of a prep school. No, you cannot. Because when it comes to their kids, these parents have no sense of humor. No. And if something goes wrong its my head in the smasher. And these parents will come down on me like a nucular bomb. I can't make a mistake. I gotta be perfect. And that pressure has turned me into something that I never wanted to be."
  • (Miss Mullins) "A bitch."
  • (Jack Black) "No you're not."
  • (Miss Mullins) "Yes I am. I am a big one."
  • (Jack Black) "I'm a teacher. All I need are minds for molding."
  • (Jack Black) "And we're gonna start a revolution, okay? And you're gonna be a funny little footnote on my epic ass."
  • (Battle of the Bands director) "What do they all have?"
  • (Jack Black) "It's a rare blood disease: "Stick-it-to-da-man-noisis"."
  • (Battle of the Bands director) "What's that? I've never heard of it."
  • (Jack Black) "You're lucky. Because it's hell."
  • (Jack Black) "Does anyone play drums?"
  • (Kevin Clark) "I play percussion."
  • (Angelo Massagli) "Yea, that's cause he couldn't play anything else."
  • (Kevin Clark) "Shut up."
  • (Jack Black) "In the words of AC/DC: We roll tonight -- to the guitar bite -- and for those about to rock -- I salute you."
  • (Jack Black) "Lead guitar -- Zack Attack. On bass -- Posh Spice. On keyboards, Mr. Cool. And on drums, Spazzy McGee. OK, Blondie, Brace Face, you're singing backup. All right, Tough Guy, Shortstop, Fancy Pants, get over here. You're on security detail."
  • (Brian Falduto) "Can I be the band stylist instead?"
  • (Jack Black) "Of course you can, Fancy Pants. OK. Carrot Top, Roadrunner, Turkey Sub, we're gonna have a lot of equipment -- And you three --"
  • (Jack Black) "groupies -- As for me, I will be singing lead vocal and shredding guitar."
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "The thing is, Mr. Schneebly --"
  • (Jack Black) "Please -- call me Dewey."
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "Dewey?"
  • (Jack Black) "Ned. Ned. I was thinking of my other name. My middle name."
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "I LOVE THIS SONG."
  • (Jack Black) "Really?"
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "Yes. Stevie Nicks."
  • (Jack Black) "Yeah -- Stevie."
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "You know, she came to town and she did a concert and she was just so -- wild. Oh my gosh. Oh."
  • (Jack Black) "Yeah, she put on the best show I've ever seen. And she is so much better live than she is on the album."
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "Yes, oh my gosh. No comparison."
  • (Jack Black) "You know, I'd like to take the kids to a concert."
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "Concert?"
  • (Jack Black) "There is one at the end of the month -- but you have a policy about field trips."
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "Would it be -- educational?"
  • (Jack Black) "Would it be educational? It would be VERY educational. They play Beethoven and Mozart and stuff."
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "Maybe we can make an exception."
  • (Jack Black) "YES."
  • (Jack Black) "Sings a song, sounds like she's singing whooo. Baby whoo. Said whooo."
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "Well I went today, maybe I will go again -- TOMORROW."
  • (Jack Black) "Ah -- Okay. Teach, teach, teach -- All right, look, here's the deal. I've got a hangover. Who knows what that means?"
  • (Angelo Massagli) "Doesn't that mean you're drunk?"
  • (Jack Black) "No. It means I was drunk yesterday."
  • (Kevin Clark) "It means you're an alcoholic."
  • (Jack Black) "Wrong."
  • (Kevin Clark) "You wouldn't come to work hungover unless you were an alcoholic. Dude, you got a disease."
  • (Jack Black) "Hmm. Hmm. What's your name?"
  • (Kevin Clark) "Freddy Jones."
  • (Jack Black) "Hmm. Freddy Jones, SHUT UP."
  • (Kevin Clark) "Shut up."
  • (Jack Black) "Point is, y'all can just chill today. We'll start on this crap-ola tomorrow."
  • (Jack Black) "Come on, this project is called "Rock Band". I'm talking about bands that rock. Led Zeppelin."
  • (Jack Black) "Don't tell me you guys have never gotten the Led out. Jimmy Page? Robert Plant? Ring any bells? What about Sabbath?"
  • (Jack Black) "AC/DC? Mötorhead?"
  • (Jack Black) "Ugh, what do they teach in this place?"
  • (Jack Black) "Look, the first thing you do when you start a band is talk about your influences. That's how you figure out what kind of band you want to be. So who do you like? Blondie?"
  • (Caitlin Hale) "Christina Aguilera."
  • (Jack Black) "Who? No. Come on. What? You, Shortstop."
  • (Cole Hawkins) "Puff Daddy."
  • (Jack Black) "Wrong. Billy?"
  • (Brian Falduto) "Liza Minnelli?"
  • (Jack Black) "Summer, you're the class whatever. Go to the board"
  • (Miranda Cosgrove) "Factotum."
  • (Jack Black) "Factoter."
  • (Jack Black) "Now raise your goblet of rock. It's a toast to those who rock."
  • (Miss Mullins) "That was INCREDIBLE. Oh my gosh, the light shows, the guitar solos and -- What it REALLY you playing?"
  • (Jack Black) "So are you not mad with me?"
  • (Miss Mullins) "MAD? I'm FURIOUS. I'm HORRIFIED. But your show and performance was so INCREDIBLE, SPECTACULAR and Sooooooooo AMAZING. I can't believe it"
  • (Jack Black) "Come on come on come on/Touch me babe, bada bada, can't you see/ that I am not afraid, shaga tada./ Lawrence is good at piano/He shall be rocking in my show, shaga tada."
  • (Jack Black) "Katie, what was that thing you were playing today, the big thing?"
  • (Rebecca Brown) "Cello."
  • (Jack Black) "Ok. This is a bass guitar. And it's the exact same thing but instead of playing it like this you tip it on the side -- cello, you got a bass."
  • (Jack Black) "Okay, whose got food in here?"
  • (Jack Black) "You're not gonna get in trouble, I'm hungry."
  • (Jack Black) "Dude, I service society by rocking, OK? I'm out there on the front lines liberating people with my music."
  • (Jack Black) "You've heard of Aretha Franklin, right?"
  • (Jack Black) "She's a big lady. But when she sings, she blows people's minds. Everyone wants to party with Aretha. And, you know who else has a weight issue?"
  • (Maryam Hassan) "Who?"
  • (Jack Black) "Me. But when I get up there and start doing my thing, people worship me. Because I'm sexy, and chubby, man."
  • (Maryam Hassan) "Why don't you go on a diet?"
  • (Jack Black) "Because I like to eat. Is that such a crime?"
  • (Jack Black) "Those that can't do, teach, and those that can't teach, teach gym."
  • (Jack Black) "Ms. Mullins, would like to get a cup of coffee with me?"
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "You'd like me to get a coffee with you?"
  • (Jack Black) "Yeah, I would."
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "Are you sure you don't sell coffee here?"
  • (Waiter) "Uh-huh, I'm quite sure."
  • (Jack Black) "Would you tell Picasso to sell one of his guitars?"
  • (Sarah Silverman) "Oh, my God. He's an idiot."
  • (Jack Black) "Yes. But, you can't just say it, man. You've gotta feel it in your blood and guts. If you wanna rock, you gotta break the rules. You gotta get mad at the man. And right now, I'm the man. That's right, I'm the man, and who's got the guts to tell me off? Huh? Who's gonna tell me off?"
  • (Kevin Clark) "Shut the hell up, Schneebly."
  • (Jack Black) "That's it Freddy, that's it. Who can top him?"
  • (Aleisha Allen) "Get outta here, stupidass."
  • (Jack Black) "Yes, Alicia."
  • (Miranda Cosgrove) "You're a joke, you're the worst teacher I've ever had."
  • (Jack Black) "Summer, that is great. I like the delivery because I felt your anger."
  • (Miranda Cosgrove) "Thank you."
  • (Robert Tsai) "You're a fat loser and you have body odor."
  • (Jack Black) "-- All right, all right. Now, is everybody nice and pissed off?"

Robert Tsai as Lawrence

  • (Robert Tsai) "You're a fat loser and you have body odor."

Adam Pascal as Theo

  • (Adam Pascal) "You're out. This is Spider; he's replacing you."
  • (Lucas Babin) "What's up, dog."

Lucas Babin as Spider

  • (Lucas Babin) "You're hot, you're so hot --"
  • (Miss Mullins) "What? Are you warm?"

Kevin Clark as Freddy

  • (Kevin Clark) "I'm just saying, name two great chick drummers."
  • (Rebecca Brown) "Sheila E.? Meg White from the White Stripes?"
  • (Kevin Clark) "She can't drum."
  • (Rebecca Brown) "She's a better drummer than you. At least she has rhythm."
  • (Miss Mullins) "Freddy. Where are your sleeves? And what have you done to your hair?"
  • (Kevin Clark) "It's called punk."
  • (Miss Mullins) "Well, it's not school uniform."
  • (Angelo Massagli) "Miss Mullins, you're the Man."
  • (Miss Mullins) "Thank you, Frankie."
  • (Kevin Clark) "Rock isn't about getting an A. Sex Pistols never won anything."
  • (Kevin Clark) "Um, are we going to be goofing off like this every day?"
  • (Jack Black) "Uh, we're not goofing off. We're creating musical fusion."
  • (Kevin Clark) "Well, um, are we going to be creating musical fusion every day?"
  • (Jack Black) "Yeah, get used to it."
  • (Kevin Clark) "Come on man, we're on a mission. One great rock show can change the world -- look out the window --"
  • (Jack Black) "No way. That's so punk rock."

Brian Falduto as Billy

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

Sarah Silverman as Patty Di Marco

  • (Sarah Silverman) "That is so typical, Ned. When are you going to stop being a pushover? When are you finally going to start sticking up for yoursel --"

Cole Hawkins as Leonard

  • (Cole Hawkins) "You mean we're not in the band?"

Miranda Cosgrove as Summer Hathaway

  • (Miranda Cosgrove) "Groupie?"
  • (Jack Black) "What's the matter?"
  • (Miranda Cosgrove) "You want me to be a groupie?"
  • (Jack Black) "Well, a groupie's an important job."
  • (Miranda Cosgrove) "I researched groupies on the Internet. They're sluts. They sleep with the band."
  • (Jack Black) "No, that's not true. They're like cheerleaders."

Aleisha Allen as Alicia

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

Jordan-Claire Green as Michelle

  • (Jordan-Claire Green) "Mr. S? We came up with some names for the band."
  • (Jack Black) "All right, hit me."
  • (Veronica Afflerbach) "The Bumblebees?"
  • (Jack Black) "No, it's too sissy."
  • (Veronica Afflerbach) "The Koala Bears?"
  • (Jack Black) "No, what are you talking about? It's too sissy."
  • (Jack Black) "Hey, Miss Mullins."
  • (Jordan-Claire Green) "How about, Pig Rectum?"
  • (Rosalie Mullins) "Michelle."
  • (Jack Black) "It's a science project."

Caitlin Hale as Marta

  • (Caitlin Hale) "What is that?"
  • (Jack Black) "It's an encore. They want us to go play another song. It's good. Go, you guys."
  • (Jack Black) "Wait, no, no, just the band. Okay. Everybody, go."

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