Quotations About
names

Ace: Fickle is Einhorn, Einhorn is Fickle, Einhorn is a man. Oh my God, Einhorn is a man!

Miguel: Merle? What kind of hick name is that? I wouldn’t name my dog Merle.

Vatos (season 1, episode 4)
Posted in: The Walking Dead

Andie: You know you’re talking like that just because I’m going out with Blane.
Duckie: His name is Blane? Oh! That’s a major appliance, that’s not a name!

Posted in: Pretty in Pink

Dirk, please, if you would. I prefer it. It has more of a sort of Scottish dagger feel to it.

Mater: What’s your name?
Lightning McQueen: You… you don’t know my name?
Mater: No, uh… no, I know your name. Is your name Mater too?

Posted in: Cars

Lawrence: Hey park lady! You suck.
Leslie: Hear that? He called me park lady.

Inigo Montoya: My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.

Mal: Whatever happens, remember I love you.
Zoe: Sir?
Mal: Because you’re my wife.
Zoe: Right, sir. Honey.

The Train Job
Posted in: Firefly

Svlad Cjelli. Popularly known as Dirk, though, again, “popular” was hardly right. Notorious, certainly; sought after, endlessly speculated about, those too were true. But popular? Only in the sense that a serious accident on the motorway might be popular– everyone slows down to have a good look, but no one will get too close to the flames. Infamous was more like it. Svlad Cjelli, infamously known as Dirk.

Farva: Don’t call me radio, unit 91.
Mac: Then don’t call me unit 91, radio.
Farva: Are you done?

Posted in: Super Troopers

Sam I am
I am Sam
I am Sam
Sam I am

Green Eggs and Ham (1960)
Posted in: Dr. Seuss

Fergus: I’m Fergus the Ostler.
Hawkins: Whogus the Whatsler?

Posted in: The Court Jester

I put spot remover on my dog and now he’s gone.

Posted in: Steven Wright

Sally Brown: Do you know what we have to do? We have to write an essay on Stanley Miles.
Charlie Brown: You mean Myles Standish.
Sally Brown: I can’t keep track of all those names.

Anna: Mr. Bates, is this a proposal?
Bates: If that’s what you want to call it. And you might start calling me John.

Posted in: Downton Abbey

Bender: Did your mom marry Mr. Rogers?
Brian: No, Mr. Johnson.

Homer: A hundred bucks? For a comic book? Who drew it, Micha-ma-langelo?

Posted in: The Simpsons

For, the sun is not inappropriately called by some people the lantern of the universe, its mind by others, and its ruler by still others.

De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (1543)

Satan: Happy anniversary, Ralph.
Ralph: Thanks Satan.
Satan: Uh, it’s “Sah-teen”.

Posted in: Wreck-It Ralph

Helo: Hey. Aren’t you Gaius Baltar?
Baltar: Yeah, I haven’t done anything!

Miniseries, Part 1

Megamind: He took the name: Metro Man, defender of Metrocity. I decided to pick something a little more humble: Megamind, incredibly handsome criminal genius and master of all villainy!

Posted in: Megamind

Man in crowd: I love you, Metroman!
Metroman: And I love you, random citizen!

Posted in: Megamind

Hank: You two are gonna take to the north hiking trail.
Haley Dunphy: Can I go with my dad instead?
Hank: Negative. I need Buffalo Phil and old-timer to check the Snake River.
Phil Dunphy: “Buffalo Phil”. Worth the wait.

Dude Ranch (season 3, episode 1)
Posted in: Modern Family

Flynn Rider: All right, Blondie.
Rapunzel: Rapunzel.
Flynn Rider: Gesundheit.

Posted in: Tangled

Marcie Dahlgren-Frost: Marcie Dahlgren-Frost. Dahlgren is my maiden name, Frost is my married name. I’m single again, but I never bothered to remove the Frost. And I get compliments on the hyphen.

Posted in: Uncle Buck

Dre: “Andy”? That’s not even close to “Andre”.
Junior: I think it says I’m edgy but approachable.
Dre: I think it says, “I hate my father and I play field hockey”.

Pilot (Season 1, Episode 1)
Posted in: Black-ish

Nick: Uh, Jess, this is Caroline.
Caroline: Hi.
Jess: One more time. Cara-lee?
Caroline: Uh, Caroline.
Jess: Caraloo? Coraline?
Nick: Caroline.
Jess: Oh, okay. Fancy.

Wedding (Season 1, Episode 3)
Posted in: New Girl

Jess: You’re such a tonkel!
Winston: Whoa, hold it! Don’t nobody call me a tonkel.

Bells (season 1, episode 7)
Posted in: New Girl