Punctuated For Emphasis / Western Animation

  • Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog: IIIIIIIII! HAAAATE! THAAAAT! HEEEEEDGEHOOOOG!!
  • From the wonderfully silly Adventure Time short:
    Penn: Why are you always stealing ladies?
    Ice King: I'm going to make one marry me!
    Penn: That's. Stupid!
    Ice King: Your HAT. Is stupid!
    Penn: My hat! Is! AWESOME!
    • Lemongrab talks like this a great deal of the time! "UNACCEPTABLE! CONDITION!!!" "THREE! HOURS! DUNGEON!!!"
  • The Amazing World of Gumball: You are in SO! MUCH!! TROUBLE!!!
    • And Mr. Robinson rant in "The Poltergeist" about the Wattersons ends with his trying (and failing) to break their vacuum cleaner while shouting "BUY! CHEAP! BUY! TWICE!"
  • American Dad! has Stan doing this in response to being constantly scammed into buying the wrong cars in "Failure Is Not a Factory-Installed Option", with a new car appearing every word:
    Stan: Why? Does? This? Keep? HAPPENING?!
  • In The Ant and the Aardvark short "From Bed to Worse", the aardvark says while whacking with his cane on the dog's leg cast: "DON'T! BE! A! WISE! GUY!"
  • Arthur's mom has a comedic one in the "Grandma Thora Appreciation Day" episode: "KIDS!! GRANDMA'S CAR BROKE DOWN!! AND SHE'S COMING!! IN!! THE HOUSE!!!"
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender: "WHERE?! IS?! SUKI?!?!"
    • "Where. Is. My mother?"
    • "Don't ever. Break up with me. Again."
    • "We're finally leaving Ba Sing Se! Worst! City! EVER!"
    • The Legend of Korra: "THE REVOLUTION! HAS! BEGUN!"
  • The Batman gives us Joker's complaints with Gotham food: "Too. Many. Nuts."
  • Bugs Bunny from the cartoon "Hareless Wolf", in which said wolf is presumably chasing Bugs around a tree, but Bugs has stepped aside as the wolf is chasing himself:
    Bugs: (as the wolf comes around each time) HEY! DOC! WHAT! ARE! YOU! CHASIN'! AROUND! THE! TREE!?
  • Catscratch: "THAT'S! NOT! NICE!"
  • Chowder:
    • "I'M — GOING — HOME!"
    • "Glove Slap/Tomacco episode" In-show Zorro movie-line by the Scarlet Pimpernel: "I...am A COWARD!!!
  • Codename: Kids Next Door: In Take That, Scrappy! form!
  • The Danger Mouse episode "The Wild Wild Goose Chase" ends with DM having been beaten mentally by Baron Greenback, with our hero capping it off with a good shout of "I....HATE...THAT...TOAD!!!"
  • Danny Phantom:
    Vlad: You! Exist! To serve! ME! JUST! DO IT!
    • In "My Brother's Keeper":
    Bertrand: *Pinning Danny* Aw look, the little loser ghost has a few baby helpers.
    Danny: *Eye twitches* Do! Not! Call! Me! A loser! *Kicks Betrand off*
    Dark Danny: What makes you think you can change my past?
    Dark Danny: AHAHAHAHAHAHAAA! Oh, you are such a child! You promised?
    Danny: Yes I. PROMISED! (unleashes Ghostly Wail)
  • On the Darkwing Duck episode "Just Us Justice Ducks", Negaduck, having just destroyed S.H.U.S.H. and now jumping on Darkwing's prostrate form: "THIS! IS! THE! HAPPIEST! MOMENT! OF! MY! LIFE!"
  • DCAU:
    • Batman: The Animated Series: "I am vengeance! I am the night! I! AM! BATMAN!"
    • Mister Miracle gets a good one when he, as a child, escapes from the X-Pit in Justice League Unlimited.
      Granny Goodness: You think you're so special, Scott. That you're different from Granny's other children. But you're not. If anything, you're just a little.. slower. You see, they learned years ago that their lives are meaningless, that hope is a lie. And you just figured it out.
      Scott: No. You're the liar. There's always hope.
      Granny Goodness: You'll never escape.
      Scott: Yes. I. Will!
    • In the Justice League Grand Finale, J'onn, Batman and Flash are trying to fly a spaceship parked outside Wayne Manor.
      Batman: Well?
      J'onn: I have no idea how to fly this vehicle.
      Flash: What's this do?
      Frickin' Laser Beams make wall go boom, nearly killing Alfred.
      Batman: THAT'S. NOT. HELPING.
  • The detention officer from Dexter's Laboratory: "I... am... a... CRIMINAL!"
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy: "HE'S! HAD! ENOUGH ALREADY!!!"
    • "THIS! ENDS! NOW!!!"
    • "DON'T EVER! DO THAT! AGAIN!!"
  • Family Guy: Do you see. A wheelchair. Under Mark Harmon?
  • Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: I. Like. Chocolate Milk.
  • Futurama:
    • "TALES! OF! INTEREST!!"
    • "Because I! don't! like! being! used!"
    • "The use of words expressing something other than their literal intention! Now that! IS! Ironyyy!"
    • "NO! STOP! Take my hands! You evil! METAL! DOOOOORK!"
  • Garfield and Friends had the second opening, "We're Ready to Party", which was first enunciated as "We're! (We're!) Ready! (Ready!) To! (To!) PARTY!". Also, in the episode "Good Mousekeeping", Garfield is trying to nap while Jon keeps nagging him to get rid of the mice that have invaded. An exasperated Garfield eventually shouts "Let! Me! Sleep!" He still eventually has to catch the mice, though.
  • Bluestone from Gargoyles has a moment like this when he's determined to learn about the title characters from Elisa:
    Elisa: You okay? Our shift's almost up and you haven't said three words all night.
    Matt: (quite deliberately) Let. Me. Drive.
  • The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Nineteen! Atomic! Frenzy! Cakes!
    • I'M! TUXEDO! MAAAANNNNNNN!!!!!
    • IMPORTANT! COMMERCIAL! MESSSSSAAAAAGGGGEEEEEE!!!
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983): "I! HAVE! THE POWERRRRRRR!"
  • Home Movies episode "Director's Cut", with Duane's Franz Kafka Rock Opera:
  • In a House of Mouse short, Goofy goes to a baseball game and gets a seat in the nosebleed section. The signs on the four highest bleachers read "HERE'S! YOUR! DUMB! SEAT!"
  • Invader Zim: "I WANT MY SLAW!" "YOU HAVE YOUR SLAW SIR!" I WANT MY SLAW!" "YOU HAVE YOUR SLAW SIR!"
    • "Not now son, I'M. MAKING. TOAST!"
      • Dib drank the last soda. HE. WILL. PAY.
    • "WHO ARE YOU?" "I'm—" "WHO ARE YOU?"
    • "ARMS. LIKE. NOODLES!!"
  • Jimmy Two-Shoes: I. WANT. TO. EAT. NOW!!!!
  • From the Kim Possible Movie:
    Ron Stoppable: SAY. MY. NAME! SAY IT!
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: DON'T! FEED! THE! BEAR!
  • Arguably the most famous scene from The Maxx: "You killed my hostage... you killed my hostage... YOU — KILLED — MY — HOSTAGE!!"
  • Megas XLR: YOU! DIG! GIANT ROBOTS! I! DIG! GIANT ROBOTS! WE! DIG! GIANT ROBOTS! CHICKS! DIG! GIANT ROBOTS!
    • A memorable one from the Season Finale.
    Evil Coop: You know you don't have a chance.
    Coop: I! DON'T! KNOW! NOTHING!
  • The Mickey Mouse (2013) series has had a few of these moments.
    • In "No Service", Goofy gets like this when he notices that Donald Duck's I.D. is really Mickey's:
      Goofy: That. Ain't. You.
    • In "Fire Escape", an old goat has trouble hearing Mickey when he tells him that the apartment building is on fire (not really):
      Mickey: [with a Volumetric Mouth] I said. "The building. IS ON! FIRE!!!!"
  • Moral Orel: In "Nature"
    Clay: Let me tell you something, OREL. Drunk . . . IS . . . nature!
  • My Little Pony: The Movie has Hydia do this when she forces her two daughters to explain why the Rainbow of Light was able to push back the Smooze:
    Hydia: "I don't care if you lie, but NOT...TO...ME!!"
    • Rarity of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, twice when challenges become personal, replies: "Ooh... It. Is. On!"
      • "Look upon me, Equestria! For I! AM! RARITY!
      • "Of all the worst things that could happen, this is The! Worst! Possible! Thing!!
      • One pony has her beaten, though:
    Fluttershy: How dare you? How. DARE! YOU?! ... You may have huge teeth and sharp scales and snore smoke and breathe fire... but you do not — I repeat — you do NOT. HURT. MY. FRIENDS!
    • The "300 Ponies" parody trailer has her saying the former trope namer line in place of the above. It works perfectly.
    • Another gem from Fluttershy:
    Fluttershy: YOU'RE! GOING! TO LOVE ME!
    • The best one yet:
    Fluttershy: That. Big. Dumb! MEANIE!
  • Oh Yeah! Cartoons: "OH! YEAH! CARTOONS!"
  • Lampshaded in The Penguins of Madagascar (episode: "In the Line of Doody"), with the camera zooming in closer on each word:
    Skipper: The Clock. Is. Ticking.
    Kowalski: So... Were the dramatic pauses really necessary then?
    Skipper: (camera zooms in closer still) Yes.
  • From the Phineas and Ferb episode "The Chronicles of Meap: More than Meaps the Eye":
    Mitch: I mean, seriously. Seriously! You're still not getting this! You're all trapped! On my ship! Forever!
  • Mojo Jojo of The Powerpuff Girls, being a Large Ham with a very odd way of speaking, has a couple.
    • From "Forced Kin": YOU! HAVE! BROKEN! MY! DREEEEEEEEEEEAM!!!!!!!!!
    • Another one from "Meet the Beat-Alls": THE LOUDER YOU YELL, THE MORE PAIN IT CAUSES THE LISTENER! AND! THEIR! PAIN! IS! OUR! PLEASURE!!!
    • Yet another one from "Los Dos Mojos": And being the only Mojo Jojo in the world, I shall rule this world in which there is ONLY! ONE! MOJO JOJO!!!!
    • And another from "Child Fearing": IT'S! TIME! FOR! BEEEEEEDDDDDDDDD!!!!!!!!!
    • Even Bubbles has one in "Bubblevicious": CUTE! LITTLE! BUBBLES!
    • Buttercup from "Octi-Gone" in a flashback scene as she is getting her noggin pounded into the pavement by a tentacled monster and Bubbles is more focused on her toy Octi:
    ONE...DAY...I'M...GONNA...RIP...THAT...STUPID...DOLL...TO...
    ...SHREDS!!
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show: POWDERED! TOAST! MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANNNNN! Complete with flashing background and dramatic pose.
    • From "Insomniac Ren":"For the last time! I! Want You! To Be! QUIET!"
    • SHAMPOOOOOOOO! MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANNNNN! with Stimpy as shampoo man.
    • IIII!!! HAAATTTTE!!! LIIIINNNTLOOOAAAFFF!!!
    • From Stimpy's "I Like Darren!" rant in "Mad Dog Höek". "HE... IS... NIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIICE!"
    • Stimpy again in "My Shiny Friend": "I...WANT...MY...T...V!!!!!!!!!!"
  • In one episode of Aardman's Rex The Runt:
    Constable Funnyname: "I'm not even fit to wear this uniform! I'M! A! DIS—! GRACE!"
  • Robot Chicken does a parody of 300 with Leonidas sitting on the couch watching Two and a Half Men: "This. Isn't. FUNNY!!"
    • Another one has him drinking coffee, spitting it out and shouting "This. Is. Decaf!".
      • In fact, one episode featured four sketches with him shouting like that, playing at random times. Another one showed him at a party, informing other guests, "This. Is. MARTHA!!" and another had him eating dinner and proclaiming, "This. Is. SCRUMPTIOUS!"
    • The American Revolution based parody gives us lines like: "Fear not, American! FOR TONIGHT! WE DINE! IN! VIRGINIAAAAAAAAAAAA!" and "British!? THIS! IS! AMERICAAAA!"
  • Rocko's Modern Life: Now we're gonna CUT! YOU! OUT! CUT! YOU! OUT!
    • "Let us cover a few BASIC! ELEMENTS! OF! DRIVING!"
    • I! Am! The CHEESE!
  • Ruby Gloom: Misery: BEWARE!!!....of the cupboard!
  • Schoolhouse Rock: INTERJECTIONS! SHOW EXCITEMENT! OR EMOTION!
  • Fred from episode 15 of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated after Daphne kisses Fred for rescuing her: "She digs me! SHE DIGS ME!! SHE!! DIGS!! MEEEEEE!!!
  • The Comic Book Guy from The Simpsons is fond of saying "Worst/Best. [Noun]. Everrrr.".
    • "Breath! Short! Left arm! Numb! Can't go on ... describing symptoms much longer!"
    • The nurse from the episode of The Simpsons with the Hellfish treasure (punctuated with shotgun blasts:) OUR RESIDENTS! ARE TRYING! TO NAP!!!
    • From the same episode. "You. Are. DISMISSED."
    • And Mr. Burns in a Treehouse of Horror: "Bad corpse! Stop — scaring — Smithers!"
    • When Abe goes on a death race after promising not to, Homer: "Abraham J. Simpson.... You are never! driving! again! EVER!!!"
    • In another episode, Homer wouldn't let Grampa make a pit stop because he wanted to catch a TV special on F. Murray Abraham. When Grampa protested, Homer emphasized, "F! MURRAY! ABRAHAM!"
    • Afer Bart tricked Homer into eating fire and drinking lighter fluid. "WHYYYYY!!! YOOOOOU!!! LIIIIIITLLLLE!!!"
    • In the episode "A Streetcar Named Marge", Marge auditions for the part of Blanche Du Bois in Oh, Streetcar!, a musical version of A Streetcar Named Desire. After she fails her audition, Llewellyn Sinclair, the director, tells her that Blanche is supposed to be "a delicate flower being trampled by an uncouth lout". When he then sees a depressed Marge talking to Homer on the phone and agreeing to bring back some food for him, he grabs the phone and yells "Stop! Bothering! My! BLANCHE!"
  • Grouchy Smurf from The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol: "I! HATE! HATS!" And before that..."I! HATE! CHRISTMAS!"
  • Eric Cartman of South Park. "YOU WILL RESPECT! MAH! AUTHORITAH!"
    • "I did it. I. AM. GOOOOD!"
      • Kyle, when he finds out: "You. Fucking. FATASS."
    • "THIS! IS! LESBOS!" Cue Slow Motion Groin Attack from Ms. Garrison.
    • "I warned her. DON'T...FUCK...WITH...WENDY...TESTABURGER!" (Scare Chord)
    • III'M! NOOOT! YOOOUUURR! FRIEEENND! BUDDYYYY!
    • "I....AM....SO....PISSED...OFF....RIGHT...NOWW!" From when Cartman sees that Stan and Kyle submitted a video of him having a tea party with his plush toys to a 'Funniest Home Videos' show. Followed with "I...AM...GOING...TO...* BEEP* ING...KILL...YOU...GUYS....SERIOUSLY!" and "HATE YOU GUYS...HATE...YOU...GUYS!!!"
    • Dey! Tuk! Er! Jeorbs!
    • I. Can't. Die.
    • My name. Is not. Mee-em. (Que Oh, Crap! face from Cartman)
  • In an episode of Spongebob Squarepants revolving around Pearl's birthday, Pearl gives her father Mr. Krabs a list of what she wants, but as expected, Mr. Krabs is too cheap to get any of it. Pearl winds up humiliated and yells at her dad:
    "Daddy, how could you?! I! GAVE! YOU! A LIST!!!"
    • "MY NAME'S! NOT! RIIIICK!!!"
    • "Is this the Krusty Krab?" "No. This is Patrick." Another call "Is this the Krusty Krab?" "No This is Patrick!" Another Call "Is this the Krusty Krab?" "NO! THIS IS PATRICK!!!"
    • "What I learned in Boating school IS... BLANKETY. BLANKETY. BLANK!"
      • "YOU ONLY NEED THREE! MORE! WOOOOOORDS!"
    • And probably the best one, in "A Life in a Day". Spongebob: "THIS! IS! LIIIFE!"
    • OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH, WHO LIVES IN A PINEAPPLE UNDER THE SEEEEA? SPONGE!! BOB!! SQUARE!! PANTS!!
    • WHOOOOO! TOUUUUCHED! MEEEE! THERMOSTAAAAAAT?!
      • DON'T! TOUCH! THE THERMOSTAAAAT!
    • BIG! MEATY! CLAWS!
    • WHY! CAN'T! I! STOP! BREA! KING! SHEEEELLLLLLLLS?!?!?!
    • Hi! Sponge! Bob! My! Name! Is! Pat! Back!
    • "I can't. Understand. Your accent.", punctuated with raspberry sounds.
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars: "Bounty Hunters", the Magnificent Seven episode, gives us this gem:
    Hondo Ohnaka: All this effort... is no longer... PROFITABLE!!!
  • Star Wars Rebels:
    Ezra: This isn't over.
    Hera: No. It. Isn't.
    • "Warhead": After seeing a Star Destroyer suddenly explode:
    Kallus: What. Just. Happened?! Report!
  • Steven Universe
    • Pearl in response to the endless barrage of flask robonoids, punctuating with a hit with the butt of her spear:
      Pearl: STOP! COMING! HERE! YOU! STUPID! BALLS!!
    • The end of the Curb-Stomp Battle that is Pearl versus Sugilite. Every word is punctuated with a hit on Pearl.
      Sugilite: You think you're somethin'?! YOU! AINT! NOTHING!
  • Stickin' Around: Aliens from...(Stacy: Don't say it, Bradley) URANUS!!!
  • From the American Street Fighter cartoon series:
    Cody: YOU! HURT! MAH! JESSICAAAAAAR!!!
  • Teen Titans: YOU! RUINED! MY! DRESS!!!!!!!!
    • My friends are right! YOU! AREN'T! REAL!"
    • Azarath. Metrion. Zinthos!
    • "You! Can't! Control Me! ANYMORE!!!"
    • But the only thing you care about are your WORTHLESS! LITTLE! FRIENDS!
    • Gizmo, when Robin requests he enter Cyborg to battle a computer virus that has taken over his body: "No... stinkin'... way."
  • From the first episode of El Tigre
    Dr. Chipotle Jr.: I...don't...like...YOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOU!!!!!
  • In the Tiny Toon Adventures episode "Prom-ise Her Anything", Elmyra fails to grasp what Montana Max is saying with his "The Reason You Suck" Speech, so he simply screams, "I DON'T LIKE YOU! READ MY LIPS: I. DON'T. LIKE. YOU!!!!"
    • Also by the end of the short, 'A Walk on the Flip Side':
      • Monty: I! HATE! RABBITS!
  • This Tom and Jerry quote probably counts...: "DON'T. YOU. BELIEVE IT!"
  • Total Drama Island: "It's time for... TOTAL! DRAMA! ISLAND!!!
    • Season four turned this into "Total! Drama! Revenge of the Island!"
  • Transformers:
    • The Transformers: The Movie: "DESTINY. YOU. CANNOT. DESTROY. MY. DEST-inyyyy!!!"
    • Beast Wars: After Rattrap spends most of the two-part opener complaining, snarking at Optimus Primal, and outright refusing to obey orders, Optimus finally loses patience when Rattrap tries to shoot Dinobot for "attacking" Rhinox:
      Optimus: Ease off, Rattrap. It was an accident.
      Rattrap: Says you!
      Optimus: That's right, says me! You wanna question my orders (jabs his finger into Rattrap's chest with each word) ONE. MORE. TIME?!
      • Later on at the end of Season II:
      Optimus: "TIME! ITSELF! IS ALL! BEING! DESTROYED!"
      Megatron: "YES! The Decepticons win! Evil triumphs! And you! YOU! NO LONGER! EXIST!!"
      • After Inferno sets some plants on fire, Tigatron freaks the heck out and screams "YOU. WILL. LEAVE. THE WILD. ALONE!" and punctuates each word with a gunshot.
    • Beast Machines: "I. Am. Transformed."
    • Transformers Animated: Starscream to Megatron: "THIS. IS. ALL. YOUR. FAAAAULT!!!"
      • "Give. Me. Yoketron's. Hemet."
    • In Transformers Prime, we get this line from a souped-up and crazy Ratchet: "I won't ask you a second time. Where. Is. Megatron?!"
  • VeggieTales: "I! Am! That! HERO!"
  • From The Venture Bros.' "I Know Why The Caged Bird Kills":
    Number 21: I know I'm not Doctor Girlf...
    The Monarch: DO! NOT! SAY! HER! NAME!
    Hunter: You! Don't! Know! Dick!
  • What A Cartoon! Show: WHAT! A! C-C-CARTOOOOOOOOOOOON!!!
  • Winx Club: " EN..............CHAN...........TIX!"' ("Whoa-oa-oa", etc!)
  • In World of Quest, the titular Quest has used it a few times. On the other hand, the villain Lord Spite has OVERused it to the point of hilariousness as he tends to make his "scary speeches" too long.
  • Xiaolin Showdown: MY LAST NAME IS CRUUUUUUUUD!?!?!


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