Miss Teschmacher, when I was six years old, my father said to me— Miss Teschmacher
: Get out! Lex Luthor
A Stock Phrase
delivered if one character has really
pissed another character off. He or she may just mean out of the room, but may even mean "Get out of my house" or there may even be an implied "I never want to see you again" (speaking of stock phrases). Often followed by, "And stay
Any attempts to reason with the character who has made this demand will simply get them to restate it, more forcefully and usually shouting, or while on the brink of tears. Oh, and expect a few insults (or possibly items of furniture) to be thrown if the target of the ultimatum is stubborn or has really blown it. Usually a line spoken by a very angry Love Interest
, pissed off friends and allies have been known to use it as well. Sometimes, however, a character will not give in to the ultimatum, sometimes taking the demand, insults, and the thrown objects as a declaration of war
, a situation which can cause the demand and aggressive behavior to backfire in a pretty scary way
. These situations serve to remind the viewer that magic words that get slung around in fiction don't always work. And there's a couple comedic variants. In one, the scene happens as normal until the person realizes "hey, wait a minute, I just got thrown out of my own house"; in another, they keep tripping over stuff and their reply to "GET OUT!" is "I'm trying! I'm trying!". A final variant is the Literal Genie
version, where a literal-minded person or a passive-aggressive person will interpret "GET OUT!" as "leave the area entirely", not "give me time to cool down", and if uttered, "I never want to see you again" will mean that the person won't be coming back, ever, unless, that is, they can convince them that they changed their mind.
If this is a cartoon, expect them to be given the boot whether they were going to leave on their own or not, kicked far away from the place.
Also used from time to time by a really pissed off character who is on the defensive and has just put an intruder on the bad side of a beat down. Cue them throwing the opponent out the nearest door or window, or off the roof, while uttering some form of this, usually followed by "and don't come back!" Alternatively, someone commandeering or forcibly taking over a building or vehicle may say this to defeated defenders or frightened bystanders. It can also be a Moment Of Awesome
when used on someone discovered to be the mole, usually an employee or an ex-lover. Can be Nightmare Fuel
if delivered by an omnipotent voice in a giant maze.
It's also a classic line used by sentient Haunted Houses
. And old Aztec temples
A case of a Naked First Impression
or other scene where one character walks in on another in a state of undress may trigger this as well. Either that or a Megaton Punch
. Or both.
Occasionally, characters are a bit more polite about it, choosing to deliver the trope as a question. "Will you get OUT of here? Please?" This is not a request, but a demand, and continued refusal to leave will lead to the original stock phrase being used. And there's also the more panicked variety when someone is about to come in who isn't supposed to see you, in which case, expect to be stuffed in closets, bathrooms, refrigerators, you name it, with an eventual response being that they've shoved them everywhere but through the exit door.
Not to be confused with the expression of disbelief — saying, "No... get out! That's unbelievable!"
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Anime & Manga
- In Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni Kai, Satoko, with support from Keiichi, Rika, and the entire village, confronts her abusive uncle Teppei, screams that she hates him and for him to "GET OUT!!"
- Umineko: When They Cry: In episode 21 Rosa yells this at a woman from child services, who was confronting her on her neglectful/abusive treatment of her daughter Maria.
- Code Geass: In episode 19 of the second season at one point Lelouch snaps at Rolo, saying that he meant to give a locket he accidentally gave him to Nunnally, that he actually hates him and tried to kill him several times, and finally for him to "GET OUT!!!"
- School Days: Sekai yells this at Kotonoha repeatedly in episode 12 upon finding her in Makoto's house.
- Desire Climax: In one scene Hina yells this at Shoei upon finding him and Mio together. Later in chapter 18 Shoei yells this at Mio when she comes into his room to talk.
- SHUFFLE!: The English dubbed version of episode 19 has a scene where Kaede whispers "Get out" repeatedly before screaming it and then attacking Asa, trying to forcibly remove her from the Tsuchimi house. In the original Japanese, Kaede asks and then yells at Asa to "go back" instead (presumably to her own house), but the feeling is the same.
Dub!Kaede: "Get out. Get out of this house. Get out of this house. Get out... Get out.... Get out. Get out! OUT! GET OUT OF MY HOUSE! GO AWAY!"
Sub!Kaede: "Go back. Please go back... Please go back... Please...go back... Go back... Go back... GO BACK! GO BACK! GO BACK!"
- In episode 10 of Gankutsuou Gerard says this to Albert and Maximilien when the two come to visit his sick daughter Valentine.
- Uragiri wa Boku no Namae wo Shitteiru: In episode 6 Yuki screams this while giving a Cooldown Hug to a girl possessed by a demon.
- Toward the Terra: In episode 22, Keith shouts at Matsuka to get out after Matsuka accidentally reads his mind and is bold enough to suggest that Keith is more human than he's willing to admit.
- In Fruits Basket, Yuki does this to Shigure when he finds out that Kyo will be sharing the house: "Don't eat. Don't come near me. Don't ever speak to me again." To very comic effect.
- One Piece: Luffy gave Captain Kuro the "throw him out" treatment, along with a brief "The Reason You Suck" Speech, when he beat Kuro and threw him bodily back to his former crew, telling them not to return.
- In chapter 68 of Black Butler Ciel goes to the purple house dormitory and is told to get out.
- Rei throws Nanako out of her apartment in episode 14 of Oniisama e..., when she catches her trying to throw Rei's drugs into the trash.. Unlike other cases, she later goes searching for Nanako and apologizes.
- In Digimon Adventure, Mimi is pushing Biyomon and Palmon in a stroller as part of their cover. She soon tires of this.
Palmon: I'm supposed to be a cute little baby!
Mimi: You just grew up! Now, get out!
- In Lucky Star, Konata paid a visit to a sick Kagami, causing the latter to blush in appreciation... but when she found out that Konata did just that to borrow her homework or her games...
- In Toradora!, Yasuko makes her message clear with nothing more than a grunt, a directional thumb and a handful of cash after Ryuuji, Taiga and Kitamura wake her up while being too loud in the house.
- In A Little Snow Fairy Sugar, Sugar has written an apology letter to Saga. The problems are: first, that she picked the worst thing to write on in the form of a musical score written by Saga's deceased mother, and second, that Saga can't read the language that fairies write in. This ticks Saga off and orders Sugar to go away and never come back. They later reconcile after Pepper translates, and Saga goes and finds her in a "haunted" house (haunted by ill-behaved lightning and ice fairies, that is), but it is emotionally a rough patch for both]].
- In Batman: The Long Halloween, Harvey Dent screams this at the Joker when the latter breaks into his house on Christmas eve.
- A light-hearted example in Matt Fraction's Hawkeye series. Clint's argument over the best Bruce in rock music gets him kicked out by his teenage protege. Kicked out of his own apartment. In the building he owns.
- The enraged Whenua tries to drive off a Kahgarak by shouting this at it in one of the BIONICLE comics. He sounds especially ticked-off the comic's animated version that was put on one of the Direct-to-DVD movies as a bonus feature.
- In Lilly Epilogue Family Matters, Lilly Satou orders her own father out of the apartment after he repeatedly insults Hisao and Hanako. Lilly later rescinds this, but he is unwilling to face her again until it's time for him to leave, at which point he apologizes.
- In the Girls und Panzer fic, Boys Und Sensha-do, Akio does this to Shiho, when she visits her daughter Miho in the hospital for the sole purpose of telling her that she's been disowned, after giving her a "The Reason You Suck" Speech.
Akio: GET OUT! If you’re not claiming her as your daughter you have no right to be here.
- Discussed in Retro Chill:
Rupert: Next time, Next time, we don't just go bursting into people's homes like we did. We freaked everyone out.
Earl: Isn't that a good thing?
Rupert: Normally, yes, but it's not when they throw their furniture at us and yell "GET OUT, GET OUT".
- In the Empath: The Luckiest Smurf story "Smurphony Of The Night", Smurfette tells Empath this when he warns her about Lord Vladimir Smurfula.
"Smurf out of my house right now, Empath, and smurf as far out of my life as possible. I will decide who I want to smurf with, not you!"
Films — Animated
- Beauty and the Beast:
- "Get out," is the Beast's command to Gaston when he spares his life.
- Earlier on, the Beast roars it at Belle when he finds her in the West Wing and she discovers his Enchanted Rose.
- In Robin Hood, Friar Tuck yells this to the Sheriff of Nottingham after he takes money out of the church poor box, and then threatens to hang the friar when he objects.
Friar Tuck: GET OUT OF MY CHURCH! Out! Out! Out! Out!
- In Wreck-It Ralph, Calhoun does this to Felix after he inadvertently causes her to have a Troubled Backstory Flashback.
- Corpse Bride: Emily says this to Lord Barkis Bittern when he shows up to cause trouble in the finale.
- In The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, Simba does this twice to Zira in the same scene.
Simba: You and your young cub, get out.
Zira: Haven't you met my son, Kovu? He was hand chosen by Scar to follow in his pawprints and become king.
Timon: That's not a king! That's a fuzzy maraca!
Zira:Kovu was the last born before you exiled us to the Outlands, where we have little food...less water...
Simba:You know the penalty for returning the the Pridelands
Zira: But the child does not. However, if you need your pound of flesh...here *pushes Kovu forward*
Simba: Take him and get out. We're finished here.
Films — Live-Action
- The movie Caddyshack has one of Danny Noonan's sisters yelling this phrase.
- Only Stwpd Cowz Txt N Drive: The graphic, 30-minute Public Service Announcement warning of the dangers of texting and driving — four people, including two teenaged girls, die in the accident directly caused by their driver's inattentiveness to the road — includes a scene where, after one of the funerals, the guilty driver's parents try to pay his condolences to one of the grief-stricken fathers. He tells them they are no longer welcome in his life before ordering them out ... and then warns the father that if he tries to visit again, the consequences will be deadly.
- All the Terminator movies have one of the titular machines (except Marcus, but he's a cyborg anyway) saying this while taking over a vehicle. Most notably, in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, this is the T-1000's (Robert Patrick) order to a helicopter pilot while the helicopter is in the air. He obeys.
- The Amityville Horror. Practically the Trope Codifier.
House: GEEEEEEEEEEEEET OOOOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUT!
- Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street: Sweeney Todd uses this to Anthony, whose very untimely entrance into the shop to inform him of his plan to marry Johanna cost Sweeney his first attempt at revenge on Judge Turpin, immediately before the big "Epiphany" number.
- In the original Christopher Bond play, Anthony left the shop voluntarily, in a desperate attempt to dissuade Judge Turpin from throwing Johanna in Fogg's Asylum.
- The Room has:
Johnny: Get out. Get out! GET OUT OFF MY LIIIIIFE!
- Serenity: When Jayne disagrees with Mal's plan and brings up the Battle of Serenity Valley, in which Mal and Zoe were part of the losing side, Zoe says calmly, "You wanna leave this room," to the same effect as a Get Out.
- In the movie Just Friends Jamie yells this at Samantha when the latter shows up to cause trouble at the former's christmas party.
- In The Other Guys, Will Ferrell's character Allen Gamble is married to the beautiful Sheila (played by Eva Mendes). He treats her like dirt and calls her plain-looking and a terrible cook, and yet she stays a faithful and doting wife. Finally, she tells him over dinner that she's pregnant. Gamble's first reaction is to accuse her of cheating. This turns out to be the last straw, and she quietly tells him to leave. He tries to argue, and she screams the trope name in response. They get back together shortly later, and he admits his own insecurities about their marriage.
- Air Force One: "Get off my plane!". Doubles as a Pre-Mortem One-Liner in that case from the hero to the villain.
- In Star Trek: First Contact, Picard says this to Lily when she confronts him about his lust for revenge against the Borg.
- Magnolia has a very dramatic incidence of this.
- In Pete's Dragon, after Doctor Terminus gave Hoagy some words of encouragement to lure Elliot into his trap, who worked only for a while...
- Iron Man 2: Rhodes to Tony's party guests, to clear the room so he can try and get Tony, drunk off his ass, out of the incredibly dangerous suit of Powered Armor he's wearing. The fact that Rhodey has just donned his own set of armor aids in the effectiveness of the line.
I'm only going to say this once! Get out.
- In the movie I Love You Man, after a few too many intakes at a drinking game, Paul Rudd's character ends up puking on the host of the poker game (Jon Favreau) , who doesn't take it too lightly.
Tevin: This is not cool, get the fuck out!!''
- In The Graduate after revealing that he's been sleeping with her mother, she orders him to leave her dorm room with this phrase sounding like she wants to grind him into hamburger meat.
- Racer X says this after rescuing Taesho Togokhan.
Taesho: Justice, that is not a commodity I waste money on!
(car screeches to a halt)
X: (in a low voice) Get out.
- In Day of the Dead, this is Sarah's reaction after her boyfriend, Miguel (Who is on the verge of a nervous breakdown) admonishes her for not taking any sedatives, while forcing them on him.
- Amusingly subverted in Look Who's Talking when Molly and James start arguing in her apartment:
James: Now get out!
Molly: I live here!
James: I KNOW THAT!! *stammers, leaves*
- American History X: "Get the Fuck out of my House!", said by Doris Vinyard to disown her Neo-Nazi son Derek after he attacked his siblings in a fit of rage and chased away his mother's Jewish suitor.
- Gran Torino: "Get off my lawn", said by retired Korean War vet Walt Kowalski with a rifle in hand to a group of Hmong gangsters who are beating up his next-door neighbours' son on his property.
- Help! - a gang of death-cult thugs burst into the Beatles' home, and after a drag-out brawl are run out by a gun-wielding mad scientist, who turns the gun on the band, and it misfires. At this point John quietly growls "Get out." And they do.
- Ramses essentially does this to Moses in The Ten Commandments.
Ramses: Come to me no more, Moses! For on the day you see my face again, you will surely die!
- In Boiler Room, Jim tells a rude job applicant off before the interview even starts.
"Don't talk to me, don't look at me. Just pick your ass up out of that Italian leather chair and get the fuck out of my sight."
- In Ben & Arthur, gay protagonist Arthur Sailes dodges the sinister machinations of his brother Victor, who disapproves of his lifestyle to the point of wanting to see Arthur killed. However, Arthur eventually goes on the offensive and breaks into Victor's apartment to implant a device in Victor's phone and overhear his conversations. To Arthur's surprise, Victor suddenly shows up and, after confronting Arthur, brandishes a gun and orders him out with the following gem:
- In The Players Club, when a local Mob Boss comes to make good on his threat to the sleazy owner of the strip joint who owes him money.
St. Louis: (Coming into the club with a machine gun) Anybody in here, who doesn't want to get murdered. (In Slow Motion) GET THE FUCK OUT!
- The Godzilla series has had this in their movies
- In Godzilla (1954), Dr. Serizawa dismisses Emiko for telling Ogata about his secrect weapon, The Oxygen Destroyer.
- In Ebirah Horror Of The Deep, Yoshimura orders Ryota and his friends to get off his stolen Yacht when Ryota accidentally breaks his Shotgun. Unfortunately for him, Ryota had already set them all sail in order to search for his brother.
- In Godzilla And Mothra The Battle For Earth, Takeshi fires Ando after he remarks about immoral it was to profit off of the Cosmos and Mothra's egg.
- In Jobs, Steve Jobs says this to an employee who questions the value of typefaces.
- Family Matters: A form of this — "Steve, go home!" — is delivered to Urkel virtually Once an Episode. This Running Gag was formulatic: Urkel would be annoying one of the Winslows, the Winslow would say, "Go home, Steve," Urkel would continue on unabated, another "Go home, Steve!" would follow in a more irritated voice, Urkel would continue, and then a "Go home, go home, go home!" Urkel would then say, "I don't have to take this! I'm going home!"
- One time, in Season 3's "Words Hurt," Carl was so angry at Urkel (for causing him to ruin his ship-in-a-bottle that he had worked months on) that he kicked him out of the house — albeit in a cruelly angry way — and banished him from the house.
- The Brady Bunch: In Season 3's "And Now a Word From Our Sponsor," humorously applied when a commercial producer, Skip Farnum, hires the Bradys to star in a TV commercial for laundry detergent. When the results are so disappointing to Skip, he fires them ... and then tells them to "get out of my house!" Only problem is (as Mike reminds Skip) they were filming the commercial at the Bradys' house!
- The Electric Company: In an animated Slow Reader segment, one of the signs the Slow Reader must read says "Get out!" Of course, our protagonist has difficulty understanding its mean ... too late!
- Cheers: Season 11's "The Little Match Girl" has Rebecca accidentally setting the bar on fire after vowing to quit smoking and tossing her (apparently not-completely-extinguished) last cigarette into a wastebasket in Sam's office. When she tells Sam her carelessness started the fire, he angrily tells her to get the hell out of his bar and never return. note
- Mr. Belvedere: In "Homecoming," when George dresses down popular high school jock Keith, Heather's homecoming date whom he tried to rape. George had tightly gripped Keith by the shoulder, told him his behavior crossed a line, and — after Keith told him he could let go — kicked him out, warning him to stay away from his family or he'd regret it.
- LOST: In the season 6 episode "Recon" Sawyer yells this at Charlotte when he catches her looking at his folder containing information on Cooper.
- Elaine's catch phrase in Seinfeld (as an expression of disbelief).
- In a Funky Winkerbean strip, when Devon learned that Lisa Moore was the birth mother who had given him up for adoption, Tom Batiuk drew Elaine shouting "Shut Up!" to Seinfeld, to illustrate Devon's girlfriend's reaction.
- Ralph Kramden says this to Ed Norton virtually Once an Episode.
- Edie says this to Carlos in Desperate Housewives when he accuses her of using her son to attract men.
- In the first season of The X-Files, Walter Skinner in his FBI office, tells this to the Cigarette Smoking Man (one of the series many Big Bads) when Fox Mulder informs him that he has been put under surveillance (strongly implied to be the Evil Minions of the Cigarette Smoking Man). This act of defiance is one of the first indications Skinner may be on Mulder's side rather than being another Unwitting Pawn for the sinister Government Conspiracy.
- Frasier. Frasier is prone to outbursts of this when another character Deadpan Snarks after he suffers an Epic Fail.
(Frasier has been humiliated by radio pranksters - AGAIN - this time while in the bathtub.)
Niles: Now, now, it won't get you down for long. You've always had a thick skin. (giggles) Unless that Tahitian Vanilla softened you up a bit...
Frasier: GET OUT!
- There was another episode where Frasier opened the door to his apartment to see Eddie the dog dressed as one of Santa's elves, which would prove to his girlfriend's mother that he wasn't Jewish (It Makes Sense in Context). Frasier roars "GET OUT!", sending Eddie running, and then turns to the baffled mother and genially says, "...of that coat already!"
- He pulls off a magnificent triple in "A man, A Plan and a Gal: Julia," in which Frasier has been defending Julia because of his desire to stay committed. Then she mocks his new Italian hand towels.
How dare you presume to know the workings of my heart? You can't understand the kind of feelings that Julia and I have for one another! You may as well ask me to describe the essence of music or the, the color of starlight! Julia:
Nice towels, Frasier. You'd think a couple of old ladies lived here.
* Frasier: Get out
Excuse me? Frasier:
I said get out!
I can't believe this! You're actually kicking me out? Frasier:
Do you want me to draw you a picture? note Julia:
We'd be here all night! note Frasier: GET OUT!
- Spaced has an engineered example: Bilbo wants Tim to leave Derek's employ and come to work for him again, leading to this exchange:
Tim: I'll have to give my notice here, though.
Bilbo: Can't you just get fired?
Derek: GET OUT!
- Speaking of Babylon 5, G'Kar delivers one of these to Garibaldi, who is searching his quarters when he finds a pair of pink panties:
G'Kar: OHH! GET! OUT!
Garibaldi: Let me just say, pink is definitely your color.
Sinclair: That's enough! Get the hell out of here! All of you! Now! Lt. Cmdr. Ivanova, in 10 seconds, you will escort any unauthorized persons still present to the brig…and leave them there.note
- There All the Honor Lies: Sheridan learns the new gift shop is selling teddy bears with his initials on them. While various other dignitaries have felt offended by their likenesses, this proved to be the last straw, leading to this distinctly military send-off:
Sheridan: I want it off my station. I want them all off my station. I want the whole store yanked out, boxed up, and shipped out by 0800 tomorrow. Is that clear?
Sheridan: Now get the hell out of our galaxy, both of you!
- In Saturday Night Live, "GET OOOOOUUUUT!" is the Catch Phrase of Donatella Versace (as played by Maya Rudolph).
- On Mash, Frank Burns often yells this or some variant thereof when he finds Radar talking with Hawkeye, Trapper, or B.J. in the Swamp.
- Chef Ramsay, regularly, on Hell's Kitchen, most often among Cluster F Bombs.
: (to Boris in season eight, whispering)
Get out. Get out. ... (shouting) Get out!!!
- Peggy Mitchell in EastEnders to anyone who annoys her: "Get ahhta mah pub!"
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- Dawn has this down to an art form. Originally used to cement her role as Annoying Younger Sibling, later turned into a Crowning Moment of Awesome when she banishes a poltergeist through sheer determination.
- In "Innocence" after Jenny Calender is revealed to be The Mole, Buffy and Giles are discussing how to take down the Judge. Jenny appears in the doorway.
Jenny: Do you, uh... (Giles looks at her) Is there something I can do?
Buffy: (without turning around) Get out.
Jenny: I-I just want to help.
Giles: (turning his back on Jenny too) She just said get out.
- When Buffy tells Spike in "Entropy" that his love for her isn't real and that he should move on, Spike interrupts with a "Get out" that even for him sounds exceptionally menacing.
- Dark!Willow has "Leave. Now." apparently matched with a Compelling Voice.
- There's only one time in the entire series that Oz raises his voice: to tell Veruca to leave. Now.
- The possibly worst example comes when Xander sells Giles some, apparently, really disgusting power bars.
Giles: Please leave my home now.
- Buffy wakes up to find Spike standing over her bed. She gives this trope and when Spike doesn't take the hint, she elaborates. "Get out or I will drop you out head-first."
- This trope doesn't work on an Intangible Man, as Buffy discovered when dealing with the First Evil and Angel found out when dealing with an extremely annoying Ghost!Spike. Holtz however finds a way.
Get out. Sahjhan:
Or what? You can't kill me. Holtz:
But I can
trap your dimensional essence in a Resikhian Urn. Wonderful devices the urns. They last a lifetime. That is, if you live forever
- Angel tells Connor and Cordy this after seeing them having sex.
Angel: Now take your new boyfriend and get out of my house.
- Cordelia also does the "Get out!" as an expression of amazement, as per the Babylon 5 example. As she's the princess of a demon dimension at the time, everyone obediently starts to file out the door.
- Wesley after he starts Shagging Catwoman, specifically Amoral Attorney Lilah Morgan.
You know that sinking feeling you sometimes get the morning after? It arrived early
Wesley: Get out.
What? No sweet kiss? No 'When can I see you again?' (Death Glare from Wesley)
Watch the dirty looks. That's what got me going in the first place. I'll give you this - you sure know how to channel your rage, frustration, and hate. Always a bigger turn on than love
- Star Trek: The Next Generation. What looks like a bad day for Picard gets worse when he enters his ready room to find Q.
Q: Well don't just stand there; say something.
- Star Trek: Voyager episode "Death Wish": Janeway tells Q to "Get out!" when he shows up in her bed unexpectedly (it is as creepy as it sounds, because unlike with Picard he really is there to proposition her, not just troll). After he fails to cajole Janeway into making a decision in favor of the Q Continuum, she tells him, "Leave."
- There's also her line to Neelix early in the series: "Dismissed. That's a Starfleet expression for 'get out'."
- In "Lifeline" The Emergency Medical Hologram is trying to examine his Insufferable Genius creator, Dr Zimmerman, who is not cooperating.
Zimmerman: Enough questions! Finish your scans and get out of here!
Zimmerman: I said get out of here!
EMH: Doctor, I traveled halfway across the galaxy to treat you. The least you can do is show a little gratitude!
- In Deep Space Nine, after several episodes of dealing with Damar's arrogant snarks (Damar is firmly convinced at this point that Dukat is in charge, thus he need not respect Weyoun), Weyoun gets fed up and tells him, "Out! Don't look at him, I told you to leave!"
- In another story arc Chief Miles O'Brien forms a very close relationship with Kira, the surrogate mother of his baby. When they start avoiding each other Keiko, Miles' wife and the baby's biological mother, thinks their friendship is at risk. It all comes to a head when Keiko insists that they go to a very romantic retreat on Bajor together. After agreeing that it's a very bad idea Miles and Kira come dangerously close to an adulterous kiss, and Kira brakes the spell by hissing "Get out!"
- An episode of Supernatural has a sheriff say this when the Winchester brothers aren't able to agree on what newspaper they work for during an "interview."
- Another, later episode has Dean being given a near-identical speech by another sheriff, only to cut the man off half way through.
Sheriff: "Listen, you and your brother -"
Dean: [Walking away] "Oh, don't worry, we're leaving town."
- Dick Louden in at least one episode of Newhart after a particularly frustrating round of dealing with the local insane townsfolk: "Get The Hell Out."
- In one episode of Ghost Hunters, an EVP saying this caused an exasperated Grant to ask if they all said this because of some sort of memo.
- Battlestar Galactica. A doctor examining Kara Thrace comments on some old injuries revealed by the X-Ray, as it's unusual for all the fingers to be broken in the same position (by having a door slammed on them, we later discover). Kara shrieks "GET OUT!" showing the doctor is correct in supposing Kara is a victim of child abuse.
- In an earlier episode, Adama does a much quieter variant, after he finds out that his youngest son died because Starbuck didn't want to wash him out of flight school.
- This is Leslie's reaction on Parks and Recreation when Ben doesn't see what's so exciting about Li'l Sebastian, Pawnee's beloved mini-horse.
- Ari Gold on Entourage writes on a board for his worker "Get the fuck out." He then tells him "You're fired. And in case your ears are fucked: GET THE FUCK OUT!"
- A funny example in the I Love Lucy episode, "Little Ricky Learns to Play the Drums". After getting a drum kit, Little Ricky plays it day and night non-stop, repeating the same five note beat over and over. The repetition and the catchiness of beat cause Lucy and Ricky to move along with the rhythm even when they're just trying to perform everyday actions. When they get into a fight with the Mertzes about the drum playing, Ricky yells at them to get out along with the rhythm:
Ricky: Out! Out! OUT, OUT, OUT!
- Paul to Rory in the pilot of 8 Simple Rules after he finds him hiding in his sister Kerry's closet. And later, as Kerry needles Bridget after she lied about going to the library. "Kerry! Out!" And a third time after Rory comes up Paul mocking his sisters - "Dad? Do you think I'm pretty?" "Get out!"
- In fact, this is something of a running gag with Rory throughout the series.
- In "Celestial Navigation", a first season episode of The West Wing, Josh royally screws up a press conference, and explains (as well as apologizes for) his actions at a staff meeting the next morning to a tired and cranky President Bartlett. At the end of the meeting:
Josh: Sir, I wanna tell you that I'm sorry and that this mess will be cleaned up in an adult and professional manner.
President Bartlett: Good.
- Leverage: The First David Job: "HEY STERLING! GET OUT MY HOUSE." Said house explodes thirty seconds later.
- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air had a Running Gag where Uncle Phil would throw Will's friend Jazz out of the house.
- Judge Marilyn Milian of The Peoples Court understandably loses her cool at a smug Small Name, Big Ego Jerk Ass Cranky Landlord when he none too subtly threatens her in court on national TV.
- In Red Dwarf, pre-disaster Rimmer has an opportunity to say it to a couple of future versions of himself, whom he thinks he's hallucinating. Especially given that one is a hologram who's only let his head emerge from a solid object.
- In the Get Some In! episode "Exam Results", Drill Sergeant Nasty Corporal Marsh has been put on a charge for cheating on a nursing exam. He initially tries to persuade Squadron Leader Baker that the Flight Sergeant who put him on the charge was motivated by racial prejudice (Marsh is clearly white, but tries claiming that the tight curls in his hair are where his Afro-Caribbean ancestry comes out). When Baker finally bellows this line, it signals the beginning of Laser-Guided Karma striking Marsh for his constant bullying of the aircraftmen under his command over the previous four series.
Baker: This is utterly ridiculous! You have failed, you are a ward orderly!
Marsh: Yes sir, very well sir. (smiles) But you're not gonna keep me on that charge for cheating, are you, sir?
Baker: Of course I damn well am! Now get out of here before I put you on another charge for, for, for lying!
Marsh: (starting to panic) Er, I would like to apply for a transfer to the King's African Rifles, sir!
Baker: GET OUT!
Marsh: Sir! (clicks his heels before fleeing the room)
- In The Apprentice, two of Claude Littner's interviews have consisted entirely of him delivering a "The Reason You Suck" Speech and then ordering the candidate to leave. Followed in one case by "That's not the way out" when the stunned candidate headed for the window rather than the door.
- Hustler, "Get Outta Me 'Ouse"
Out! Out! Get outta me 'ouse!
You better take yer trenchcoat too.
No daughter o' mine's goin' out wiv an 'ippie
Or a scruffy little bleeder like you!
- "Get Out of My Dreams (And into My Car)"
- From the title, that sounds like an inversion.
- Barbara Streisand and Donna Summer's Disco duet "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)".
Enough is enough is enough
I can't go on, I can't go on, no more no
enough is enough is enough
I want him out, I want him out that door now
- JoJo's "Leave (Get Out)".
Get out (leave!)
It's the end of you and me
It's too late (now!)
And I can't wait
For you to be gone
- The Lonely Island's "Mama" has the trio screaming this at their mother like all good sons do whenever she interrupts their recording session incessantly.
- Not quite it, but "Hey! You! Get off of my cloud" sure qualifies.
- "Hit the road, Jack, and don't you come back!" (no more, no more, no more, no more)
- What you say?!
- Professional basketball arenas like to keep that song handy in the event of an ejection.
- Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive" has this at the top of the chorus:
Go on now, go
Walk out the door
Just turn around now
'Cause you're not welcome anymore
- In How Can You Face Me? by Fats Waller, he growls this during his instrumental:
Ah, you dirty dog, get out on the streets. Get out. Get out.
- Carman's "Get Out Of My Life" is basically about saying this to the Devil.
- "Leave Here" from !HERO: The Rock Opera is this sung by a girl posse of prostitutes to both Hero and his disciple Maggie.
- George Michael's "Faith":
Well it takes a strong man baby
But I'm showing you the door!
- Shooting the unlit Database saucer in Terminator 2: Judgment Day prompts The Terminator to say "Get out", and after that, the ball gets ejected.
- In a memorable promotional segment leading up to the WWF's first WrestleMania, "Mean" Gene Okerlund attempts to interview Roddy Piper, Paul "Mr. Wonderful" Orndorff and "Cowboy" Bob Orton as they train for the main event (against Hulk Hogan and Mr. T) at New York City's Mid-City Health Club. Repeated, Piper and Orndorff warned Okerlund to leave, growing more irritated and annoyed by the second ... until finally they do eject him, forcibly. When they begin to stalk him, Piper snickers evilly, "We told you to get out!"
- A memorable scene from The Goon Show, by Grytpype-Thynne, answering the door to Neddie Seagoon:
[Neddie knocks at the door]
Grytpype: Oh yes, we've been expecting you. Give me your hat and coat. Thank you. Now GET OUT!" [slams the door]
[Beat. Neddie knocks at the door again]
Grytpype: Oh yes, we've been expecting you... You left your hat and coat. There you are... Now GET OUT! [slams the door]
- At the end of The Producers, the cast comes back onstage and kicks out the audience — in song!
Thanks for coming to see our show.
Sad to tell ya we gotta go!
Grab your hat and head for the door.
In case ya didn't notice, there ain't any more!
If you like our show tell ev'ryone but...
If you think it stinks, keep your big mouth shut!
We're glad you came but we have to shout,
Adios, au revoir, wiedersehen, ta-ta-ta,
Goodbye! Get lost! Get out!
- In Jesus Christ Superstar, Jesus tells the merchants to get out of his temple. Through heavy metal scream. He later uses the same technique to get Judas out of The Last Supper. And at the end of King Herod's song, Herod tells Jesus, "Get out of my life!"
- In Glengarry Glen Ross, Williamson almost has to bodily throw Aaronow out of the office so as not to scare the customers:
Williamson: Will you get out of here? Will you get out of here? Will you? I'm trying to run an office here. Now, will you go to lunch? Go to lunch. Will you go to lunch!
- Facade offers plenty of ways for you to get thrown out of the house by Grace and Trip.
- Donkey Kong 64: GET OUT!, pity the poor gamer who wandered into the Angry Aztec temple or the Crystal Caves cabins and had to deal with Krosshair.
- Said by Yuri against the Big Bad in Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates "Get out... GET OUT!"
- Pokemon Red And Blue: If you confront the Ghosts in Pokémon Tower without the Silph Scope, they will say "Get out...get out..."
- In Kingdom Hearts II, Beast yells this when his and Sora's Limit is initiated. Justified, since all the Heartless in that world are unwanted intruders in his castle.
- Get a Game Over on Stage 8 of Gradius Gaiden, and the announcer tells you to "get out of here" and give up.
- Happens a few times in Katawa Shoujo:
- In Hanako's route, if you push her too hard without treating her as an equal person in her own right (namely by not going out into town with her after Lilly gets Put on a Bus), she will eventually completely snap when Hisao comes to her room to check on her and insists on taking care of her when she doesn't want him to, screaming that she hates him and Lilly and ordering him out. "Get out of my room, get out of my room, GET OUT OF MY ROOM!"
- In Emi's route, when you have dinner at her house in Act 3. This happens no matter what you choose to do after Emi runs out of the room: if you talk to her mother Meiko, Emi walks in on their conversation and orders Hisao to leave; if you talk to Emi, she and Hisao have a fight that ends with her throwing Hisao out.
- In Rin's route, Her bad ending has her forcing Hisao to leave the atelier where she's staying. If you make the right choice, though, the game will continue and she and Hisao have the same argument later; she tells him to get out... but is in his room at the time, so once Hisao points out where she is, she leaves.
- In Act 1, if Misha and Shizune ask about Hisao's pills, Hisao can tell them to get out of his room, but doing so sets the player on the road to the bad ending.
- Final Fantasy Tactics: Said by Ramza to Algus after he belittles Ramza's commoner best friend Delita. Something along the line of "I don't want to see your face again ever."
- There's a Magic Researcher in Eternal Sonata, who in the PlayStation 3 Updated Re-release of the game, orders the party to "get out!" because he thinks they've Come to Gawk at him. Frederic and Polka hasten to explain that this isn't the case.
- This Stolen Pixels comic, where in the intro to Borderlands Marcus tells Mordecai to leave the bus for the power of having a hawk compared to Lilith, Brick and Roland.
- An Imagine Spot in hiimdaisy's Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops comic is called when it's remarked that Snake would make a good father: Solid just mastered his sixth language! Good job! Liquid bursts in saying that he just mastered his seventh. Snake's reaction?
- Something Awful's GET OUT Frog.
- GET OUT OF THERE!: the video.
- Used to hilarious effect in hilmdaisy's Metal Gear Portable Ops parody..
- Marik's Evil Council 3 ends on one of these.
- In the Bonds Beyond Time Abridged Movie:
Akiza: Well, I think motorcycles are smelly!
Yusei: Get out.
Yusei: GET. OUT.
- Ben Drowned: You're not supposed to be here. GET. OUT.
- When Chuggaaconroy made yet another Incredibly Lame Pun at the end of one of The Runaway Guys' videos, ProtonJon made a joke about him having to leave the house. Then he actually did. Made for one of the funniest, and most awkward, Let's Play endings in history, as Jon came to realize that he has the power to throw people out of his house.
- When Strong Bad needs to throw Homestar Runner, the King of Town, and the Poopsmith out of his house, he bodily hurls the first two out, and then shoos the Poopsmith out by saying "Get out. Get out. Get out. Get out" while poking him repeatedly with a fondue fork.
- Done another time in the 'Trogdor' video, where Strong Bad tries to get the other characters to draw dragons. He doesn't even look at Homsar's drawing before kicking him out:
Strong Bad: Get out of my house!
Homsar: I do what I'm told!
- In the DSBT InsaniT episode 'The Party', Koden orders everyone to do this when he has finally had enough of his party becoming more and more disastrous.
- A common meme on Tumblr. When one user makes an Incredibly Lame Pun, they are almost always told to get out. In all caps if it was an especially bad pun.
- When reviewing BioShock Infinite, Yahtzee praised it as a worthy sequel to the original, upon which a fan on a leash he's pulling asks him this:
- The Nostalgia Critic screams this to everyone who admits they have seen a Twilight movie.
- Frequently said by Jake to Amir
- Dreamscape: Melissa orders Kaila to get the hell out of her groups site after she explains her vendetta against Keela. She obliges, but not before giving Keela some parting words...
- Counter Monkey: In "Shadowrun: The Code", Spoony talks about a game of Vampire Themasquerade where one player tried to join as a character who was essentially a child rapist...and volunteered for a "Big Brothers"-type youth outreach program. Assuming he was just trollingnote , Spoony told him to get out; when the guy insisted he seriously wanted to play the character, Spoony responded "Then you're REALLY fucked up and I REALLY want you to get out!"
- Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies:
- A staple of Chuck Jones' "Charlie Dog" cartoons.
- "Feline Frame-Up" – Twice, in this Chuck Jones cartoon casting Claude Cat as the antagonist to Pussyfoot the kitten and Marc Anthony the bulldog. The trope kicks in the first time when Marc Anthony is framed for trying to kill little Pussyfoot (by the malevolently jealous Claude). Marc Anthony tries to get back in to stop Claude from harassing the tiny Pussyfoot, but is kicked back out as his tricks backfire. Eventually, Marc Anthony gets the upper hand, and is successful in forcing Claude to sign a confession. Claude is then told to "GET OUT AND STAY OUT!!!!" – and is literally kicked out … so hard he lands in front of a streetcar and is flattened. "Guess it's just one of those days," a groggy Claude slurs out before passing out.
- Family Guy: In the episode "Go, Stewie, Go!" Meg understandably yells "Get Out!" at Lois when she enters Meg's room to 'apologize' for trying to sleep with Meg's boyfriend.
- SpongeBob SquarePants:
- If Spongebob and/or Patrick happen to wander into Squidward's house Squidward's response will often be "Get out of my house!"
- Plankton does an extremely loud one in "A New Leaf" when Krabs goes overboard when trying to prove that Plankton's Heel-Face Turn was a sham. It was.
- The final line of the episode "Fallen Arches" from The Venture Bros. second season. Said by Doctor Venture to the Order of the Triad.
- Said again at the end of "Handsome Ransom" by Captain Sunshine when Hank asks the superhero if he could put in a work to Batman.
- The Simpsons:
- One Treehouse of Horrors episode had a possessed house saying this to the Simpsons. Being an Affectionate Parody to the abovementioned Amityville Horror, the show would've been remiss to leave out the most famous line.
- Marge says this in a demonic voice when she drops the kids at school while were annoying her by their fighting.
- In "Bart the Murderer", Principal Skinner orders Fat Tony and his associates out of his office when he was confronted.
Fat Tony: Okay, okay, you don't have to yell!
- While Homer is driving, his father tells him his birth was an accident.
Homer: Get out.
Abe: I'm sorry I said that.
Abe: I'm going to get out of the car, and I hope you'll find it in your heart not to drive away —
[Homer immediately drives away]
Abe: Well, I'll be all right as long as I can remember my army training.
[at night, in the same spot]
- A rude employee at an ice cream place: "Eat it and get out!"
- While Hans Moleman was shopping at a "Just Chrichton and King Bookstore" at the airport.
Hans Moleman: Do you have anything by Robert Ludlum?
Employee: Get out!
- On Behind The Laughter, "Groening"'s reaction to a surprise interview;
- In the first episode, Dr. Sratchansniff was doing psychiatry work on Yakko by telling him to say any word that comes to his mind when the doctor says something. This causes Yakko to say the synonym of the last word that Scratchansniff says in a sentence.
Dr. Scratchansniff: Get out! Get out! Get out!
Yakko: Leave! Leave! Leave!
- In another episode where the Warners are being unusually cruel in a rare Screwy Squirrel moment to the man teaching them the international friendship song "Schnitzelbank" by taking the song and initially using it to poke fun at the professor who took it in good fun until they began removing his clothes leaving him in just his underwear, the humiliated professor never says the line but gives them the literal boot out of the town square. The Warners seem to understand that they deserved it by their complete lack of interest in retaliation.
- Codename: Kids Next Door: In "Operation: G.R.O.W.-U.P." grown up Numbuh 1 (now an ice cream man) yells this at his former teammates when they try to ask him for ice cream.
Adult Numbuh 1: GET OUT! OUT! OUT! OUT! OUT!
- Mandy says this to Billy with a very demonic voice (and with the word "HATE!" appearing on-screen in flames) in The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy episode "Get Out of My Head!". And on top of that, she has red eyes.
- When Fry first meets Dr. Zoidberg for a physical in Futurama, the doctor asks him to repeat after him. Except he does some weird alien noise, which Fry fails to replicate, causing Zoidberg to become indignant.
- Bruce Wayne says this to Terry McGinnis in the pilot episode of Batman Beyond after the latter stumbles upon the Batcave. The ultimatum is preceded by a blow to the head, and followed by being escorted off the grounds by the Angry Guard Dog.
- In Teen Titans, Raven says this to Trigon when he contacts her right before the battle with Slade in the first part of the season finale. Being Trigon, he doesn't listen.
- My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Rainbow Dash pulls one of these on the dragon in "Dragonshy", kicking (bucking?) it in the face. This however only has the effect of making it angry.
- One time The Powerpuff Girls had to retrieve their ball from Mojo Jojo's observatory. Mojo tries to use this as an opportunity to destroy them, but the ensuing hilarity wrecks his home. Eventually, Mojo gets fed up and hands the ball over.
Mojo: Here! Here! Here! Get out! Get out! Get out!
- Used various times by Garfield in Garfield and Friends to Binky the Clown or the Buddy Bears or whoever was annoying him, and sometimes by Jon to Garfield, that is if he doesn't throw him outside before he knows what happened.
- This happens in Arthur's Perfect Christmas with Arthur to Binky after he interrupts a fantasy sequence of his to join in calling him a doofus.
Doofus! Doofus! Arthur:
Binky?! What are you doing here? This is my
I dunno. ... Try my peach cobbler? Arthur:
- In Young Justice, Arsenal (the original Roy Harper) declares this during his Rage Against the Mentor.
Arsenal: We were partners, friends! [...] How could you leave me in Luthor's hands for 8 years? And how did I not see how useless you are? Get Out. GET OUT!
- While the phrase itself doesn't appear, the French short film "Get Out" uses this trope on a severely agoraphobic mental patient in the doctor's efforts to get him out of his room - it's eventually revealed to be a stubborn pregnancy.
- In Season 3 of The Legend of Korra, Lin Beifong's Spoiled Sweet niece Opal is trying to get closer to her (as per Korra's suggestion to try and mend the bad blood between Lin and Opal's mother, Suyin), and spends a moment gushing about all the good things her mother said about Lin. Lin, being a bigger jerk than normal, angrily tells Opal to get out and that she wants nothing to do with her, driving the poor girl to tears.
Geez, fine. If you say so.