Favorite Sci-Fi Quotes
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Eight o'clock Monday, runt. If you ain't here, I'll hunt you and shoot you down like a duck.
Buford's Gang Member #1: It's "dog", Buford. Shoot him down like a dog.
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Wake up! Let's go! I got me a runt to kill!
Buford's Gang Member #1: It's still early, boss. What's your hurry?
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: I'm hungry.
Marty McFly: Listen! I'm not really feeling up to this today, so I'm gonna have to forfeit!
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Forfeit? Forfeit? What's that mean?
Buford's Gang Member #1: Uh, it means that you win without a fight.
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Without shooting? He can't do that.
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: I think you're nothing but a gutless yellow turd! And I'm giving you to the count of ten to come out here, and prove I'm wrong! One...
Marty McFly: Doc... Sober up, buddy. Let's get sober.
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Two...
Saloon Old Timer #3: You gotta get out there, son. I got $20 gold bet on you, so don't let me down.
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Three...
Saloon Old-Timer #2: I got $30 gold bet again' you, so don't let me down.
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Four...
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Ten! [pause] You hear me, runt? I say, that's ten, you gutless yellow pie-slinger!
Marty McFly: [thinks] I don't care what Tannen says. And I don't care what anybody else says either.
This'll shoot the fleas off a dog's back at five hundred yards, Tannen, and it's pointed straight at your head!Doc
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: You owe me money, blacksmith.
Doc: How do you figure?
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: My horse threw a shoe. And seeing as you was the one who done the shoeing, I say that makes you responsible.
Doc: Well, since you never paid me for that job, I say that makes us even!
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Wrong! See I was ON my horse when it threw the shoe and I got throwed OFF! And THAT caused me to bust a perfectly good bottle of fine Kentucky red-eye. So, the way I figure it, blacksmith, you owe me five dollars for the whiskey and $75 for the horse.
Doc: Look! If your horse threw a shoe, bring him back and I'll reshoe him!
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: I done SHOT that horse!
Doc: Well, that's your problem, Tannen!
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Wrong! That's YOURS. So, from now on, you better be lookin' behind you when you walk. 'Cause one day you're gonna get a bullet in your back.
Marty McFly: Maybe it was a mistake, Doc. Maybe that grave wasn't yours. There could've been another Emmett Brown back in 1885.
Young Doc: No.
Marty McFly: Didn't you have any relatives here back then?
Young Doc: The Browns didn't come to Hill Valley until 1908, and then they were the Von Brauns. My father changed our name during the First World War.
Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Smile, Sheriff. After all, this is a party!
Marshall Strickland: The only party I'll be smilin' at is the one that sees you at the end of a rope.
Strickland's Deputy: Have fun.
Marshall Strickland: [turns to his son] See, that's how you handle them, son. Never give 'em an inch, and maintain discipline at all times. Remember that word - "discipline."
Marshal Strickland's son: I will, Pa.
So you're my great-grandfather. The first McFly born in America. And you peed on me.Marty McFly
Marty McFly: How many did he have?
Bartender: Just one.
Marty McFly: Just the one?
Bartender: There's a fella who can't hold his liquor.