Quotes: Berserk Button

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    Anime and Manga 

I gave you a warning...I told you that if you ever hurt Momo I'd kill you myself!
Toshirou CAPTAIN Hitsugaya, Bleach

DON'T CALL ME SMALL! I'LL TEAR YOUR LEGS OFF AND STICK 'EM ON YOUR HEAD!

If somebody lays a finger on a family member you completely freak out.

AHHH! Not my hair! My flowing hair is my trademark! Now I'm REALLY mad!! YOU'VE MADE A VERY BIG MISTAKE, SEVIPER!!!
Jessie, before beating the crap out of a Seviper with her bare hands, Pokémon

THE NAME IS BUTCH!!!
Bob whenever someone gets his name wrong (which happens often), Pokémon

(Eggman has destroyed Amy's good-luck bracelet)
Amy: RAAAGH! Now you're gonna PAY!
Sonic: Oh!
Eggman: Huh?!
Amy: Don't mess with me! (starts repeatedly pounding Serpenter into submission)
Sonic: ...Whoa.
Eggman: Oh my...!
Amy: (still pounding on Serpenter)
Eggman: Oh no. Perhaps it's time for me to go!

    Comic Books 

It was in that moment that I realized something. A dull, blurred feeling that I'd had since this whole mess began, all of a sudden crystal clear. It had been a long, long time since I hated anyone the way I hated them.
Frank Castle, The Punisher MAX, "The Slavers"

    Fan Fiction 

The civilians stay out of this! Remember that!

Anyhow, commander kid goes down, and this girl sees it. Freaks the fuck out. Runs over and starts casting Cure and shit on him, and he just lays there like a log. Pretty sad, actually. Poor things.
Now, the story probably should've ended right there. Battle goes on, more people die, others get arrested, we come in and clean up the mess. But no. That's when it got bad. 'Cause see, apparently this girl wasn't what we'd call normal, and the commander kid had had a very good reason for not wanting her to come. This was a riot that was half over the sorceresses, and apparently, this bitch was a sorceress. She just wasn't acting like it. Not until they took out her boyfriend.
[...]
I'll spare you the fine details of what happened next, since they're pretty fucking gruesome. Let's just say that she went a little crazy. Actually, fucking ballistic is more like it. She just blasts through the shield — kills a bunch of fucking SeeDs on her way, too — and just goes to town on the other guys. Just blast after blast of magic, completely decimates these guys. She hit a couple of the buildings, too, which means she was to blame for at least a couple dozen civilian casualties on that street.
Pretty Little Thing, a Final Fantasy VIII fic, describing Squall Leonhart and Rinoa Heartilly

    Film - Animated 

Beaver? Did you say... did YOU SAY... BEAVER?!
The Cactus King, The Elm-Chanted Forest

    Film - Live-Action 

That makes me angry, and when Dr. Evil gets angry, Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset. And when Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset... people DIE!
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers

Thor: I've come here to put an end to Loki's schemes!
Captain America: Then prove it! Put the hammer down.
Iron Man: Um, yeah, no! Bad call! He loves his hamme- (hit with Mjölnir)
Thor: YOU WANT ME TO PUT THE HAMMER DOWN?!

Nobody calls Han Solo a bitch!
Hutch, Fanboys

The price you pay for bringing up either my Chinese or my American heritage as a negative is: I collect your fucking head. Just like this fucker here. Now if any of you sons of bitches got anything else to say, NOW'S THE FUCKING TIME! ...I didn't think so.
O-Ren Ishii, Kill Bill

They destroyed my beautiful creation. Now I'm beginning to get really angry!

NO WIRE HANGERS! EVER!
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest

Mr. Cheeky: Well I was asking her to shut up, so I can hear what He's sayin', Big Nose!
Mrs. Bignose: Don't you call my husband Big Nose!
Mr. Cheeky: Well, he has got a big nose.
Hearer 1: Could you be quiet, please? What was that?
Mr. Cheeky: I dunno. I was busy talking to Big Nose.
[...]
Mr. Cheeky: See, if you would shut up, I would've heard that, Big Nose!
Mr. Bignose: Hey! Say that once more, and I'll smash your bloody face in!
Mr. Cheeky: Oh, better keep listening. Might be about "Blessed are the big noses"!
Brian: Oh, lay off him!
Mr. Cheeky: Well, you're not so bad yourself, conk-face. Where are you two from, 'Nose City'?
Mr. Bignose: One more time, mate... and I'll take you to fucking cleaners!
Mrs. Bignose: Language! And don't pick your nose!
Mr. Bignose: I wasn't gonna pick my nose, I'm gonna thump him!
[...]
Mrs. Bignose: You're not gonna thump anybody!
Mr. Bignose: I'll thump him if he calls me 'Big Nose' again!
Mr. Cheeky: Aw, shut up, Big Nose!
Mr. Bignose: Oh, right. I warned you. I really will slug you!
[...]
Mr. Cheeky: Listen, I'm only telling the truth, you have got a very big nose!
Mr. Bignose: 'Ey... Your nose is going to be three foot wide across your face when I'm through with you!
Mr. Cheeky: Well, who did yours, then? Goliath's big brother?
Mr. Bignose: Ooh, right, that's your last warning.
Hearer 1's wife: Will you pipe down- (is punched by Mr. Bignose) Ooh!
Mr. Bignose: Silly bitch!

You made me swallow my gum! It's going to be in my digestive tract for seven years!
Gideon Graves, Age: 27, Asshole, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

I am warning you...if you touch my drums, I will stab you in the neck with a knife! If you even go in the room, I will go apeshit!
Dale Doback, Step Brothers

    Literature 

I am Colonel-Commissar Ibram Gaunt. I am known as a fair man, unless I am pushed. You have just pushed me.
Gaunt discovers some local troops assaulting his medics to steal supplies, Straight Silver

Never insult Albus Dumbledore in front of me.
Rubeus Hagrid while giving Dudley a pig's tail, Harry Potter.note 

"Snow," my wife called me before she ate her fingers, but I say Bolton.

I have a special place in my heart for those who steal from disaster relief. I think I will sic David and Meriwether on them. With any luck, they will be in prison before they can find jobs elsewhere. If not, perhaps I will ask Hector for a favor.
Queen Helen, The Zombie Knight

    Live-Action TV 

Do not touch me in that fashion. We may sometimes look like you, but we are not you. Never forget that.
Lennier, Babylon 5

Why don't you take a shit in Fiorello LaGuardia's hat and feed it to Joe DiMaggio's crying ghost on Liberty Island, you son of a bitch?
Jon Stewart, upon witnessing Donald Trump eating pizza with a fork, The Daily Show

Gentlemen! If any harm should come to Mrs Jackman, I will kill all of you one by one... and I will take... my... tiiimme!
Hyde, Jekyll

Did you just call me "Blue Squirt?!"note  EXPLOSION OF ANGER!! SAMURAIMAN HAS ARRIVED!

Boy: Would you please tell me: where do you get your spandex?
Rangers: (gasp)
Doctor K: THAT IS NOT SPANDEX!! The material is a self-assembling nano- (restrained by the others)
[...]
Girl: Ranger Yellow, as the sole female representative of the Power Rangers, I have a question for you: Which one of the guys looks cutest in the span-
Doctor K: (stopped by Summer before she can charge)
Girl: I mean, in the tights?

You lied to me.
Cameron, while choking multiple people to death, The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Korax: We like the Enterprise! We... we really do! That sagging old rust bucket is designed like a garbage scow! Half the quadrant knows it, that's why they're learning to speak Klingonese!
Chekov: Mr. Scott!
Scotty: Laddie... don't you think you should... rephrase that?
Korax: (mocking Scotty's accent) Yer right. I should. (normal voice) I didn't mean to say that the Enterprise should be hauling garbage. I meant to say that it should be hauled away as garbage!
Scotty: (punches him)

You know, I'm really easy to get along with most of the time. But I don't like bullies, and I don't like threats. And I don't like you.
Captain Janeway, Star Trek: Voyager

    Theatre 

So I said to him, I said, "If you pop that gum one more time..." And he did. So I took the shotgun off the wall and fired two warning shots. Into. His. Head.
Chicago, "The Cell Block Tango"

    Video Games 

I don't want to bore you with the details as they would just... bore you. Oh, but there is one thing I want to tell you. If, for whatever reason, Noel Vermillion is harmed in any way, I will hunt down that person and make them pay... dearly.
Makoto Nanaya gives Iron Tager a warning, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Arcade Mode

Morrigan: You... do not truly think I look as my mother does, do you?
Alistair: Have you really been thinking about that all this time?
Morrigan: I am simply curious.
Alistair: And not insecure in the slightest, I'm sure.
Morrigan: I think I look nothing like her.
Alistair: I don't know. Give it a few hundred years and it'll be a spot-on match.
Morrigan (menacingly): I said that I look nothing like her!
Alistair: All right. Got it. Totally different. I see that now.

What's the problem with the Second City?
Never mention the Second City to the Masters of the Bazaar. Mr. Wines will look at you narrowly and give you its worst vintage. Mr. Cups will fly into a rage. Mr. Veils will harangue you for your discourtesy. Mr. Iron will say nothing, only write down your name with its left hand.
A tooltip, Fallen London

Yosuke: Has anything strange happened to you lately?
Kanji: Strange? What's this "strange" stuff, huh?! Are you saying that I'm strange?!
Yosuke: Huh? N-No, I didn't mean—!
Kanji: You shitheads better get the hell out of my face, or I'm taking you down!
Yosuke: Wha—!? Wait, why?!
Kanji: I LOOK LIKE I'M JOKING?!

Pronyma: (dying) Lord Yggdrasill... Mithos, please...
Yggdrasill: Only my former companions may call me by that name, get out of my sight! (kills her)

I'm gonna lose it on you!
Rembrandt, The Warriors

Now why would you go and do something like that? Didn't you see the sign that said do not push this button!
Mimiron, World of Warcraft

    Visual Novels 

Celes: (smiling) I only drink royal milk tea, in which milk is used to draw out the flavor of the black tea.
Yamada: Well, you shouldn't be so-
Celes: SHUT UP AND BRING ME THE GODDAMN TEA, YOU PIG!!!!
Yamada: T-this pig shall bring the tea now!

    Webcomics 

Yosuke: Has anything strange happened to you lately?
Kanji: Strange? YOU SAYIN' I LIKE DUDES!? TAKING YOU PUNKS DOWN! RAAAAA!!!!

Inside the psyche of every individual, there exists a spot. A spot that must never be disturbed. It exists inside even the most coolheaded humans. Where it sits. And waits. And if you think you are immune...if you think nothing you hear could ever offend you... think again.
— Introduction to Mulberry: Offended

I'll warn you about one more thing. If you do something like that in front of Koon, your fingers will be gone by tomorrow.
Novick to Edin Dan, who just implied that Koon and Rachel were fuck buddies, Tower of God

    Web Original 

Nobody rapes Christmas.

Vegeta: And I wish you would understand who you're talking to! I am Vegeta! Why would I ever need that gibbering fool's help?
Trunks: Because you're not as strong as-
(Vegeta slugs him in the stomach and flies off)
Krillin: You pushed the Goku Button. You shouldn't had did that.

Nostalgia Critic: [This movie has] mediocre special effects that you're more likely to see in one of Linkara's videos!
Linkara: HEY!
NC: Get over it, comic geek, your special effects suck.
Linkara: Bat-Credit Card.
NC: THE BAT-CREDIT CARD?! (Angrish)

    Western Animation 

Call me Dottie, and you die.
Dot Warner, Animaniacs

Hey! I know you're upset, but if you EVER mention my mother's loins, OR their frothiness to me again... I don't know what I'll do, but it will be bad!
Sterling Archer

Sorry Core, [Trina] dissed the band! Nobody disses the band.
Laney Penn, Grojband, "Queen Bee"

I was stuck in an elevator and I had to listen to forty-one and a half minutes OF ELEVATOR MUSIC!!
Corey Riffin, Grojband, "Love in a Nethervator"

How dare you? How DARE YOU! Listen here, mister. Just because you're big doesn't mean you get to be a bully. 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! You got that?

APPLEJACK! YOU PINKIE PROMISED!

Compare me to Family Guy again and so help me, I will kill you where you stand!
Eric Cartman, South Park

SpongeBob: Who do they think they are? I gave the best years of my life to this place and they think they can just fire like that? Like trash? I don't think so.
Patrick: SpongeBob? Is that you?
SpongeBob: I've been waiting for you, Patrick! (growls like an animal)
Patrick: SpongeBob, you're scaring me, stop it. Ahh!
SpongeBob: (laughs maniacally and closes in)

Did I mention how much I hate bugs?
Raphael, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003 cartoon), Episode 47

Don't call me pretty. The last guy who called me pretty ended up looking a lot less pretty.
Duncan, Total Drama Action, "Riot on Set"

    Real Life 

Everyone is a reactionary about subjects he understands.

There are three surefire ways to get punched: in Italy, claiming the women are not beautiful, in England, claiming the English are not free, and in Germany, that sauerkraut is not food fit for the gods.
Alexandre Dumas, The Great Dictionary of Cuisine

It is not the expert thrust of Athos nor the cold skill of Aramis nor the iron wrist of Porthos that we have to fear - it is the Gascon's fury - the wild and unacademic attack of the troubadour — the sword of D'Artagnan.
O. Henry, The Last of the Troubadours

If your opponent is of choleric temper, seek to irritate him.
Sun Tzu, The Art of War