Do You Know All Of These Disney Catchphrases?



By: Zoe Samuel

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Disney has a gigantic back catalog of intellectual property, stretching back decades to the golden age of cinema. Disney movies were created by generation after generation of celebrated Hollywood screenwriters, Grammy-winning songwriters, based on tales from the classic fairy tale to the modern anthropomorphic children's tale. Despite most of their catalog of characters being two dimensional, Disney characters have the power to reach into us and make our souls respond as if to another human being. Disney has mastered this art.

On the other hand, Disney films gave us a plethora of characters known for their gift of gab and their catchphrases.  Catchphrases are a way of framing a character, showcasing their talents, their outlook and their demeanor. A catchphrase can inspire optimism in the right moment, or laughs, or even sadness. Disney characters of all stripes have had catchphrases, from adorable sidekicks, to frightening villains.

Ask yourself, "Am I a Disney Superfan? Do I really remember the films of my childhood, the TV shows I watched growing up, and the films I've seen as an adult? How well do I remember these iconic characters? Could I match characters with their catchphrases?" The answer to your questions lie in this quiz, so take it and find out!

Who is known for saying, "Oh, boy"?

Mickey Mouse hasn't starred in a lot of movies recently, but his catchphrase always feels current.


Who said, “Just keep swimming, just keep swimming”?

Dory is the forgetful fish of the Finding Nemo series. Her philosophy is to keep moving ahead, because she cannot remember what she has left behind.


What Disney character said “Made ya look”?

Genie (from "Aladdin") was a huge, spinning, showy character who seemed to relish life outside of his magic lamp, showing off at every opportunity. This catchphrase sums up his raison d'être.


Who said, “Ah, coconuts"?

"Ah, coconuts!" was the catchphrase of Jake, the titular character of "Jake and the Neverland Pirates," a Disney series started in 2011 and lasting four seasons.


Who asked, “Savvy?”

Captain Jack Sparrow of the Pirates of The Caribbean franchise often asks “Savvy?” as a way of checking that he is being understood - a difficult proposition given his halting way of speaking.


Who said, "To infinity and beyond"?

Buzz Lightyear, Woody's sidekick in the Toy Story series from Pixar, is a toy space-soldier. He has a button on his back that, when depressed, makes Buzz emit his catchphrase.


Who said, “Mirror, mirror, on the wall…”?

The Evil Queen in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is known for speaking these fateful words to her magic mirror, who names Snow White as her mortal enemy.


Who is known for saying, “Boo-yeah"?

Emperor Kuzco from "The Emperor's New Groove" had this peculiar catchphrase, in keeping with his new groove.


Who said, “Hakuna Matata”?

Arguably one of the most memorable and interesting characters from "The Lion King," Timon is famous for his philosophy, which boils down to the words “Hakuna Matata!”


Who do you remember saying, "Oh, snap"?

To those who remember "That's So Raven," Raven Baxter's catchphrase is like a time capsule from another era.


Who is known for saying "gawrsh"?

Goofy isn't known for a lot of his dialog, but his drawl of "Gawrsh" remains his hallmark.


Who is known for saying "Bah, humbug"?

Like Ebeneezer Scrooge, Scrooge McDuck is known for his "Bah, humbug" whenever anyone suggests something he thinks nonsensical, including charity.


Who is known for saying "Sweet nibblets"?

Miley Stewart, the alter ego of Hannah Montana, says this line a lot on her show. Delish!


Who do you remember saying "Yay me"?

"The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" featured London Tipton, who would say this line from time to time, making it a bit of a catchphrase.


Who do you recall saying, "Hey, where's Perry"?

"Phineas & Ferb" featured the titular Phineas, who would frequently intone, "Hey, where's Perry?"


Who do you remember saying "Bam! What?"

"Liv & Maddie" was on the air from 2013 to 2017, giving us protagonist Maddie and her catchphrase.


Who does the catchphrase "What's the sitch?" belong to?

The hero of "Kim Possible" is the badass Kim, who periodically offers her catchphrase, "What's the sitch?"


Who do you remember saying, "Hey sweet thang"?

The precocious Zack from "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" would offer this catchphrase, which was a bit off-putting, coming from a child.


Who do you remember saying, "Let's get dangerous"?

Duck Tales's "Darkwing Duck" was a jewel in the series, and his catchphrase was "Let's get dangerous!"


Who used to say, "Faith, trust, and pixie dust"?

Peter Pan, that classic of Disney's arsenal of characters, would say "Faith, trust, and pixie dust" in his Disney incarnation.


Who said, "Let your heart be your guide"?

From Disney's big screen archive comes Pocahontas, who famously told John Smith, "Let your heart be your guide."


Who said, "Even miracles take a little time"?

In "Cinderella," the titular hero's fairy godmother advises Cinderella to respect time, because "Even miracles take a little time."


Who said, "Wake up and smell the hummus"?

Genie from "Aladdin" tried to get Aladdin to seize the moment by telling him, "Wake up and smell the hummus!"


Who said, "A dream is a wish your heart makes"?

When dreaming of what could be, Disney princess Cinderella says that "A dream is a wish your heart makes."


Who said, "You're not getting cold fins now, are you?"

When Ariel, the hero of "The Little Mermaid," calls upon her friends for help and they balk, she encourages them. At one point, she asks, "You're not getting cold fins now, are you?"


Who might have said "Watch out for my butt"?

Olaf the Snowman was one of the best things about the film "Frozen." Of all his funny lines, the line "Watch out for my butt" seems to stand out.


Who said, "I came home"?

In the 1999 "Tarzan" film, the hero assures his animal family about his reasons to return to them, responding to "You came back" with "I came home."


Who do you remember saying "Yes, master"?

Throughout "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Quasimodo refers to Frollo as "master" repeatedly, but his most memorable use of the word is his oft-repeated "Yes, master."


Who says, "How romantic"?

Marie from "The Aristocats" practically purrs the line "How romantic," spurring the hero, Thomas O'Malley, to romantic exertions.


Who said, "Copper, you're my best friend"?

Tod and Copper are a young fox and hound in the film "The Fox and The Hound." Tod professes that he wants to be friends forever with his dear friend Copper, saying, "Copper, you're my best friend."


Who says, "jumping hogtoads"?

The film "The Sword In the Stone" is a Disney classic that stands the test of time, and is in fact being made anew. One charmingly old-fashioned touch was the young Arthur's use of strange exclamations, including "jumping hogtoads!"


Who constantly obsesses over "munchings and crunchings"?

The Disney-adapted Llyod Alexander novels featured Gurgi, who Disney adapted as a sort of human-puppy hybrid who is constantly on the lookout for food, or "munchings and crunchings," as he likes to say.


Who said, "Consider yourself pounced"?

In "Winnie The Pooh," Winnie's good friend Tigger, a manic tiger, is always proving his worth by pouncing on others, playfully of course. He drives the point home by saying, "Consider yourself pounced."


Who says, "Two bots enter; one bot leaves"?

In "Big Hero 6," a robot is humanized through its suffering. In this world, robots are forced to fight each other for entertainment, giving the character Ringleader cause for his "Mad Max"-inspired quote, "Two bots enter; one bot leaves."


Who said, "I'll bet they got a lid on every trash can"?

In "Lady and The Tramp" (1955), the rough-around-the-edges hero Tramp is a streetwise, down-and-out hero living on scraps of food. He observes of a nice neighborhood, "I'll bet they got a lid on every trash can."


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