Quotes / Cool and Unusual Punishment

Anime & Manga
"Oh, you couldn't begin to imagine the depths of my suffering there. I spent most of my days strung up like a damned pupating moth trapped above a delicate field of flowers where angels, fairies, and enchanted stuffed animals lived. They played songs and danced asinine jigs as if their only care in life was when they would get their next warm, fuzzy hug! Instead of ruling the universe with an iron fist, I was serenaded by teddy bears!"
Frieza describing his personal Hell, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F

Fan Works

"Cluny, as of this point every unhelpful word from your mouth earns you an hour in the Death Pit Theatre watching Care Bears reruns!"
Miss Minty, The Official Fanfiction University of Redwall

Film - Live Action

"You're about to be killed by a Zamboni!"

Live-Action TV

"I am going to give you such a movie!"
Pearl Forrester of Mystery Science Theater 3000, sentencing Mike and the Bots to Hobgoblins after they jump on her couch

Harlan Traub: Mr. President, I know you have a thousand things on your mind, but I would just love to talk to you about how to revolutionize the food processing industry!
Frank Underwood: [to the audience] Please slit my wrists with his butter knife.


"Oh, no! The Princess is being forced to listen to a debate by two Fryguys about the names for the little things on the end of your shoelaces!"
Super Mario Bros., Nintendo Comics System story "You Again?"


Carter power will soon go away
I will be fuhrer one day
I will command all of you
Your kids will meditate in school
— "California Über Alles", Dead Kennedys

Video Games

Crushing's too good for him... First, he'll spend a year in the incinerator. Year two: cryogenic refrigeration wing. Then... Ten years in the chamber I built where all the robots scream at you. THEN I'll kill him.
GLaDOS, about Wheatley, Portal 2

Tali: My gut is telling me to jack his suit's olfactory filters so that everything smells like refuse.
Garrus: Remind me never to get on your bad side.

Your kind is hard to kill, true. But you can be put into an induced coma, intravenously fed liquified kittens, and forced to listen to Nickelback for all eternity.
Kirsten Geary, The Secret World


"Personally, good sir, I've never been in favor of the ban on unusual punishment."
Llewellyn, Ozy and Millie, during jury selection

Cultist Assassin: Oh I know what's going to happen here. You'll start making threats that you're going to do something horrifically violent to me. But then you'll pull something ludicrous out of your arses, such as making me watch Battlefield Earth on DVD, or threatening with mime artists, or perhaps making me go over the Inquisition tax return.
Inquisitor Syrus "Virus" Zuviel: Actually, we were going to have Lothar here cut your bollocks off, then start asking you some questions.

Western Animation

"I punished Timmy by making him eat chocolate, which in retrospect, wasn't such a good punishment after all."
- Mrs. Turner, The Fairly OddParents!: Channel Chasers

"Yours is an agony worse than all others! You will remain in here for eternity listening to... whiny protest songs from the Sixties!"

"Earth Rick C-137! The council of Ricks sentences you to the Machine of Unspeakable Doom, which swaps your conscious and unconscious minds, rendering your fantasies pointless while everything you've known becomes impossible to grasp! Also, every ten seconds, it stabs your balls."
Council of Ricks Spokesperson, Rick and Morty