130 Smokey and the Bandit Quotes That Will Entertain You

This list of Smokey and the Bandit quotes will bring back a lot of memories from the iconic comedy film.

Smokey and the Bandit is a comedy film released in 1977. It featured quirky humor and a lot of crazy stunts, and captivating songs.

This film never failed to provide a catchy sense of humor that many people loved. Its legacy and iconic lines will never leave the hearts of many classic film fanatics out there.

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And make sure to check out these Buford T. Justice quotes.

Best Smokey and the Bandit Quotes

1. “There’s no way, no way that you came from my loins. Soon as I get home, first thing I’m gonna do is punch yo mamma in da mouth!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

2. “What we’re dealing with here is a complete lack of respect for the law.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

3. “I guess a legend and an out-of-work bum look a lot alike, Daddy.” – Little Enos

4. “Apprehend that horse for reckless driving!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

5. “I think you’re just a little bit scared.” – Little Enos

6. “You see son, old legends never die. They just lose weight.” – Big Enos

7. “What the hell is the world coming to?” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

8. “I take my hat off for one thing, and one thing only.” – Bandit

9. “The fact that you are a sheriff is not germane to the situation.” – Sheriff Branford

10. “Whoa! Negatory, negatory, what’re you, crazy or something? We come this far, ain’t we? Look, when we say we gonna do a job, we gonna do a job!” – Cledus Snow

11. “I’m not givin’ up! I’m not givin’ up! I’m never gonna give up! I’m never gonna give up! I’ll get you, you sumbitch!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

12. “Goddamn it, son, we gave it our best shot. I don’t like it any more than you do, but we ain’t gonna make it, son. We’re gonna hang it up.” – Bandit

Famous Smokey and the Bandit Quotes

13. “For the good old American life—for the money, the glory, and the fun. Mostly for the money.” – Bandit

14. “Before I tell you where I am, Sheriff, there’s just one thing I wanna say. I’ve been chased by the best of them, and son, you make ’em look like they’re all runnin’ in slow motion. I just wanna say that.” – Bandit 

15. “Give me a diablo sandwich, a Dr. Pepper, and make it quick. I’m in a goddamn hurry.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

16. “The goddamn Germans got nothin’ to do with it!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

17. “Son, you reckon you can let me off at the next exit?” – Bandit

18. “I happen to be Buford T. Justice, a distinguished officer of over 40 years seniority.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

19. “Ooo, hee-hee, for some reason or another, you sounded a little taller on radio, hee-hee.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

20. “I think I’m in love with your belt buckle.” – Carrie

21. “I find it hard to look at you, Waynette. With all those curlers in your hair, you look like you’re tryin’ to pick up a radio station in Savannah.” – Bandit

22. “Damn, he had a lot of friends, didn’t he?” – Junior

23. “Well, thank you Mr. Bandit. And as the pursuer, may I say you’re the goddamnedest pursuee I’ve ever pursued. Where are you, you sumbitch?” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

24. “Nobody, and I mean, nobody makes Sheriff Buford T. Justice look like a possum’s pecker.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

25. “Actually, my heaviest relationship was with an acid rock singer named Robert Crumly. We were together, oh, eight and a half days. God, I really thought that was it. One day, I came home and found him in the shower with a girl and her mother!” – Carrie

26. “I’d like to kick his ass just once.” – Little Enos

27. Bandit: “What do you think they do for excitement in this town?”

Cledus Snow: “Probably sit around and watch the cars rust.”

28. “That’s real good psychology. Why don’t you say something bad about my mother?” – Bandit 

Cool Smokey and the Bandit Quotes

29. “Oh I love your suits. It must have been a bitch to get a 68 Extra Fat and a 12 Dwarf.” – Bandit

30. “We have a chance, a big chance to make a run for some big bucks. Eighty thousand of them.” – Bandit

31. “You know what? Scratch that. I can’t lie to you, Sheriff. You’re too good a man. Look over your left shoulder.” – Bandit

32. “Because you’re always hoppin around, and kinda, you’re cute like a frog. And I’d like ta jump ya.” – Bandit

33. “Mr Bandit, you have a lyrical way of cutting through the bullshit.” – Carrie

34. “I can drive any forkin’ thing around.” – Bandit

35. “Bandit? This is Mr B., and I’m gearjammin’ this rollin’ refinery, you got another smokey on the rubber?” – Mr. B

36. “The welcome mat is out, and you’re comin’ home.” – Mr. B

37. “And you have a unique way with the English language, Miss Frog.” – Bandit

38. “Hold on to Fred, son! Here comes the cavalry!” – Bandit

39. “Atlanta to Texarkana and back in 28 hours? That ain’t never been done before, not in no rig.” – Cledus Snow

40. “I’m hot to trot. Just tell me how I can help, and I’m with you, body and soul. Channel clear.” – Hot Pants

41. “Oh, they don’t? Well, I tell you what we gonna do! We just gonna introduce ’em to the boy. So move over a bit, good buddy, ’cause the Snowman is coming through!” – Cledus Snow

42. Cledus Snow: “Well, they said it couldn’t be done.”

Bandit: “Well, that’s the reason, son!”

43. “Now, gettin’ to Texarkana and back in 28 hours, that’s no problem.” – Bandit

Straightforward Smokey and the Bandit Quotes That’ll Leave You Laughing

44. “We ain’t got time for that crap!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

45. Junior: “My hat blew off, Daddy.”

Sheriff Buford T. Justice: “I hope your goddamn head was in it.”

46. “No hard feelings, Junior!” – Carrie

47. “You got trouble comin’.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

48. Little Enos: “It ain’t never been done before, hot shit.”

Bandit: “Watch your language, little lady.”

49. “Bandit, I got a smokey report for you. Come on!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

50. “He about as crazy as you are ugly!” – Cledus Snow

51. “Hushpuppies, Daddy!” – Junior

52. “If J.W. don’t get outta my way, I’m gonna pass him.” – Branford’s Deputy

53. “Where in the woods? Listen, I don’t care if your dad is the mayor, you wreck this car, it’s comin’ out of your pay.” – Sheriff Branford

54. “I don’t care if your name is Broderick Crawford.” – Patrolman

55. “Egotistical son of a bitch.” – Little Enos

Smokey and the Bandit Quotes That Show Intense Emotions

56. “Daddy, the top came off!” – Junior

57. “You sombitches couldn’t close an umbrella.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

58. “I’m gonna barbecue your ass in molasses!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

59. “She insulted my town! She insulted my son! She insulted my authority! And that’s nothin’ but pure and simple old-fashioned communism.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

60. “One of you damned kids, get this dog out of here!” – Waynette Snow

61. “Nobody’s chasin’ me, boy!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

62. “I saw that! You did that on purpose! You’re goin’ away till you’re gray! I got the evidence! Put the evidence in the car.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

63. “Look, you got Cledus in jail once! Leave us alone!” – Waynette Snow

64. “My handle’s Smokey Bear and I’m tail-grabbin yo ass right now!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

65. “If they’d a cremated the sumbitch. I could be kickin’ that Mr. Bandit’s ass around the moon by now.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

66. “What’s she wearing now? Come back. Hey, you got peanut butter or somethin’ in your ears? Tell me what that girl’s got on her mind!” – Cledus Snow

67. “You know who that is? That be the Evel Knievel. He snuck in my back door when I wasn’t lookin’. You better flip-flop back here and gimme’ a hand, son, or we gonna be in a heap of trouble. Please roger that transmission!” – Cledus Snow

68. “Hoss, you ain’t gonna believe this, but that crazy sumbitch just tried to drive right up under my truck!” – Cledus Snow

69. “You lucky devil, you got him! Where the hell are you?” – Cledus Snow

70. “Just keep your eye out for that Mr. Bandit bastard!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

Naughty Smokey and the Bandit Quotes

71. “Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Why do you want that beer so bad?” – Bandit

72. “Oh, I forgot to tell ‘ya. I’m running blocker for 400 cases of illegal booze!” – Bandit

73. Carrie: “You have a great profile.”

Bandit: “Yeah, I do, don’t I? Especially from the side.”

Carrie: “Well, at least we agree on something.”

Bandit: “Yeah. We both like half of my face.”

74. Carrie: “That was great! I want to jump something else! I want to jump a car, or a house, I wanna jump something!”

Bandit: “Then jump me!”

75. “Hey, we really ought to pay somebody for that mess we made.” – Cledus Snow

76. “I can see her now, runnin’ back up that aisle. No, she was dancin’ back up the aisle. Her knockers bouncin’ all over the joint. Her ass was wigglin’ too!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

77. “I’m gettin’ worried about Fred here, he’s lookin’ a little thin in the skin!” – Cledus Snow

78. “Whoa. I gotta flash for you. That’s called bootleggin’ and that’s against the law.” – Cledus Snow

79. “Well, son! Redneck heaven!” – Cledus Snow

Smokey and the Bandit Quotes That’ll Make You Smile

80. “Well, at least he kept it in the family.” – Bandit

81. “I don’t think my dog bit you, mister. ‘Cause Fred definitely don’t like grease!” – Cledus Snow

82. “Besides, I can’t go with you. I got to go to Conyers in the morning and pick up a load of manure.” – Cledus Snow

83. “Daddy, wait for me! Don’t leave me! Who’s gonna hold your hat?” – Junior

84. “Any fool who would paint his truck like this would show up at a minister’s funeral dressed in feathers.” – Big Enos

85. “Cowboys love fat calves.” – Bandit

86. Bandit: “Sorry. I don’t wanna get married.”

Carrie: “Terrific. That makes two of us.”

87. “What? You’re crazy. And I’m divorced.” – Jerry Reed

Smokey and the Bandit Quotes and Directives

88. “When you tell somebody somethin’, it depends on which part of the United States you’re standing in as to just how dumb you are.” – Bandit

89. “Hold up on that car wash gentlemen.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

90. “When you raid the cathouse, you take the piano player too.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

91. “I’m right down at the bottom of the hill, Sheriff. I’m about six-foot-eight, in a cowboy outfit, got a little pygmy standing right beside me dressed just like me. You can’t miss me. 10-4.” – Bandit

92. “I got that all figured out. Just tell ‘em to send the bill to Big Enos Burdette.” – Bandit

93. “Duck, or you’re gonna be talkin’ out yo ass!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

94. “You run up to Boston, and bring back some clam chowder for me and my Daddy.” – Little Enos

95. “And don’t go home, and don’t go to eat, and don’t play with yourself. It wouldn’t look nice on my highway. Oh, you can think about it, but don’t do it!” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

96. “Hey Bandit! This is Little Beaver. Put your foot on the floor, we got your backdoor and I’m clear!” – Little Beaver

97. “Hold on to your ass, Fred!” – Cledus Snow

98. “Listen, darlin’, we’re gonna come screaming by there in about five minutes with a horde of Smokeys on our ass. How about getting those pals of yours out there to block them off?” – Bandit

99. “If you’re gonna hang out in places like this, wear a badge on your didey.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

100. “Whoa, hold it! I said back it up, not raise it up!” – Cledus Snow

Smokey and the Bandit Quotes to Get You Thinking

101. “I just passed another Kojak with a Kodak, this place is crawling with bears, where the hell are you?” – Cledus Snow

102. “What’s a Texas county mounty doing in Arkansas?” – Bandit

103. “You chasin’ somebody, Sheriff? Somebody chasin’ you?” – Bandit

104. “Snowman, you got your ears on?” – Bandit

105. “You must be in a hell of a hurry, huh, Sheriff?” – Bandit

106. “Did you see that? They went right through our roadblock!” – Deputy Sheriff

107. “Oh, really? What we gonna do, kidnap the Pope or somethin?” – Cledus Snow

108. “Well what’s your handle son, and what’s your 20?” – Bandit

109. “Would a cop taking a leak on the side of the road interest you?” – Carrie

110. “Don’t you ever take off that hat?” – Carrie

111. “Sheriff, do the letters F.O. mean anything to you?” – Bandit

112. “Well, what are we going to do when we go home?” – Carrie

113. “Son, don’t you know this ain’t Saturday?” – Georgia State Trooper

114. “Wanna do a little pond-hopping, Frog?” – Bandit

More Smokey and the Bandit Quotes

115. “That’s an attention-getter.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

116. “This happens every time one of these floozies starts poontangin’ around with those show folk fags.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

117. “New car. Gotta have a new car to block for the truck.” – Bandit

118. “I’m goin’ I’m goin! I got the metal to the pedal and the thing to the floor!” – Carrie

119. “We’re on our way to Boston to pick up some clam chowder. Bye-bye!” – Bandit

120. “Breaker, breaker for the Bandit.” – Sheriff Buford T. Justice

121. “You can’t drive a forklift.” – Cledus Snow

122. “Come ahead, Bandit. We’ll slip you into the rockin’ chair, play a little hide-and-seek.” – Mr. B

123. “Son, he’s not going anywhere. The Mulberry Bridge has been dismantled for the past six months.” – Sheriff Branford

124. “A left. Or a half a U.” – Carrie

125. “That’s ‘cause we ain’t never done it in no rig. You got to stop thinking so negative son, we ain’t not never made it yet have we?” – Bandit

126. Big Enos: “Twenty to one, I break the son of a bitch this time.”

Little Enos: “Gimme 500 on the Bandit.”

127. “He done good, didn’t he, Fred?” – Cledus Snow

128. “You got the one Snowman! I’m eastbound and down!” – Cledus Snow

129. “Your momma is so ugly.” – Little Enos

130. “It’s me they’re after! They don’t even know Cletus Snow exists!” – Bandit

Which Quote Made You Laugh the Most?

Smokey and the Bandit’s story is about the Bandit and Snowman’s attempt to smuggle illegal beverages to Atlanta. Their well-concocted plan was then ruined by the sheriff, Buford T. Justice.

The plot revolved around the sheriff’s pursuit of the two smugglers. His savage comments towards his son became very iconic and relatable to a lot of fathers out there.

The Bandit’s charisma gave a unique flavor that captivated a large pool of fans. The film was even the second-highest-grossing film during that year next to Star Wars.

Do you know someone as stubborn as the Bandit or as authoritative as Sheriff Justice? Have you already watched the movie? Let us know in the comments section below.


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