Quotes / Destination Defenestration

"Don't be confused by Police Story's complicated title — this is actually a safety video about the dangers of teaching too many people kung fu. After watching all these bodies fly through fish tanks and windshields, you'll realize that Hong Kong stuntmen have a shorter life span than the breakable objects behind Jackie Chan's enemies. Police Story is the reason I think there are 380 words for broken glass in Cantonese."

David: Nygma’s boss gets out of that eternity of suffering pretty quickly, as he gets pushed out of a window into a gigantic waterfall. In any other movie, that’d be a supervillain origin sequence.
Chris: Apparently there weren’t enough cats around to lick him back to life.
Chris Sims and David Uzumeri on Batman Forever

Chris: Uzi, do you think there’s a team of maintenance men who are JUST assigned to repair the window in the CEO’s office at LuthorCorp? Because we’ve seen it broken like fifteen times.
David: To be fair, it gets broken about as much in the actual comics.
Smallvillains, on Smallville'' ("Kent")

Eclipse Trooper: I've got nothing else to say to you. If you- (RENEGADE INTERRUPT) AAAAAAAHHHHHHHHhhhhhhhhhhhh.....
Commander Shepard: How 'bout goodbye?

Naruto: Think, Naruto! What would Bill from Accounting do?
Bill From Accounting: (smashes through a window) AAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!
Naruto: Well I guess I could do that, but damn it! There aren't any windows nearby!

"Dad, the principal is insane! She threw a girl out the window by her hair!"
Matilda, Matilda

"The dictionary defines 'Defenestration' as the act of throwing a person or thing out a window... Really not my favorite word."''
Spider-Man, The Spectacular Spider-Man, "Reaction"

"Bloody hell! You threw me through a window! What's that about?!"

"I'll defenestrate 'em!"
Catch-Phrase of Strong Guy, member of X-Factor

Judge: (Sentencing Barkley for throwing a man through a ground floor window during a bar fight) Your sanctions are community service and a fine, do you have any regrets?
Charles Barkley: Yeah, I regret that we weren't on a higher floor.
from the court transcript

"Ground floor, coming up."

"It's not the first time I've been thrown out a window, and it won't be the last! What can I say, I'm a rebel."

"See if I ever do business with that last company again. Anyone who won't sacrifice a window to throw me out is too cheap for me."
Sam, Freefall, here

James could hear an argument inside, then there was a crashing noise and the man in the suit flew out of the window in a shower of glass and splintered wood.

Ivanova: You know how I feel about telepaths.
Sheridan: Do I ever. You threw one out a third-story window on Io.
Ivanova: There was an ample pool below the window!
Sheridan: I'll assume you knew that.

McCall: You have five seconds to give me the name.
McCall: Time's up, throw him out of the window!

"Gaining power's a lot like scaling a tower, Chancellor. The longer you do, the more likely you are to fall."

"Don't think of it so much as a fall, but rather as an opportunity to learn how to fly."
-– Dread Emperor Venal, securing his succession, A Practical Guide To Evil