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Funny: Odd Thomas
  • An exchange from Odd Hours:
    Hoss Shackett: I need those nukes. I need them, I need them right now.
    Odd: I don't want to be an enabler, sir. I'd rather get you into a twelve-step program to help you break this addiction.
    • Also, Odd pretending that he has amnesia.
  • Brother Odd:
    Brother Quentin: We need to know the name of our enemy.
    Brother Alfonse: We know the name. His name is legion.
    Brother Quentin: I don't mean our ultimate enemy, Odd, we aren't going up against Satan with baseball bats, are we?
    Odd: If it's Satan, I haven't noticed a sulfurous smell.
    Brother Quentin: You're being evasive again.
  • A lot, mostly created by Odd's Deadpan Snarker personality. One of the ones in the first book is his repeated tellings that "A flipped fork flicked my forehead." When he says it to his dad's girlfriend, she gets mad, causing him to think "Alliteration seems to offend people..."
  • During a discussion with a physicist over a plate of cookies, Odd asks about the possibility of a tragic accident happening as a result of his experiments. The physicist replies that it's possible—though highly unlikely—for Odd to die of a brain aneurysm at that moment. Odd's first thought is that he should have had another cookie.
  • The part in House of Odd when ghost-seeker Cassandra Moondragon claims a wall is unhappy, asks it to reveal its secrets, and then just stands there intoning, "Wall wall wall wall," over and over again. This is the point where Odd realizes they're in for a long night.
  • Odd's Narrative Profanity Filter is often this:
    Odd: "He called me a rectum."

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