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Funny / Bolt

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He's definitely doing a better smolder than Eugene.
  • The gleeful, ruthless parodying of the entire genre of Hollywood summer action flicks that the first ten minutes consists of—down to the in-universe show using overdone orange/teal color grading.
  • Bolt trying to melt a lock with his Eye Beams... in the real world.
    Bolt: If I stare at this lock long enough, it'll burst into flames and melt.
    Mittens: Now I'm concerned on a number of levels.
  • And later on when they're in the animal control truck (but in different compartments) and Bolt is still convinced he can use his powers to escape.
    Mittens: You can't, Bolt! You got nothin'! No super strength! No super bark! [realizes Bolt's not responding] And no heat vision. [cut to Bolt staring at the door so hard you think something in him is going to burst]
  • The scene where Mittens tries to threaten Bolt with a Styrofoam packing peanut, because Bolt has become convinced that Styrofoam robs him of his powers.
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  • Not to mention every line Rhino says.
  • This bit from the scene where Bolt and Rhino rescue Mittens from the animal shelter. Just the casual air with which Rhino says his line:
    Bolt: There's a guard.
    Rhino: I'll snap his neck.
  • And from shortly after that, when Bolt performs the actual rescue:
    Mittens: Bolt? What are you doing here?
    Bolt: I'm busting you out!
    Mittens: You... you came all the way back here, for me?
    Bolt: Yeah.
    Mittens: But how'd you... I mean... you don't have any super powers!
    Bolt: I know.
    Mittens: [surprised] Really?
    Bolt: Yeah.
    Mittens: Wow. Crazy day for you, huh?
    Bolt: It's been a lot, yes, it has.
  • When Rhino and Mittens have just arrived at the studio, Rhino sees one of Dr. Calico's "henchmen", and runs towards him screaming various death threats. The guy however, only hears a bunch of squeaks, and thinks that Rhino's cute.
    [cut to outside of ball, only able to hear Rhino's high-pitched squeaks]
    Henchman: Aww, aren't you the cutest, with your little whiskers....
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  • Mittens' reaction after Rhino's initial introduction, and suggestion that he and Bolt could be twins.
    Mittens: Yeah... scary.
  • Or when Bolt hits the perfect "Cute Doggy Face" under Mitten's tutelage.
  • Rhino's distraction to the dogs at the pound...
  • And then when the guard comes in to check on them, he sees one of the dogs nomming on Rhino's ball.
    Rhino: Initiating escape!
  • "Just the knowledge that every minute spent in your presence becomes the new greatest minute of my life."
  • The female guard Esther starts hearing strange noises:
    Esther: Lloyd Spoon, you jump out and scare me, and I'm gonna pepper spray you again!
  • How could you miss the aftermath of the breakout?
    • Rhino's ball is sent flying and hits big heavy guard Lloyd in the head, knocking him out. Then the impact sends a hydrogen tank rocketing out and it hits the Animal Shelter sign, causing it to tilt and fall onto a propane truck, resulting in a massive fiery explosion as Bolt and his friends flee.
    Esther: Sweet Sister Frances! What did you do to my new truck?!
    Marty: [runs right in] HOLD ON RIGHT THERE!
    [startled, Esther pepper sprays Marty, who falls to the floor and right on unconscious Lloyd]
    Marty: AAAAAH! GOLLY, ESTHER! [screams in pain]
    Esther: Both you boys need serious help!
    Marty: SPICY EYES!
  • Bolt, trying to escape from the animal control van, and finding the compartment resistant to his head: "Must be made of Styrofoam!"
  • What the Agent said to Penny after he gave her a dog that wasn't Bolt as an attempt at replacing him.
    Agent: Y'know, when I was little, I wanted a bicycle for my birthday, but my parents gave me a baseball glove. So, y'know what I did? I PRETENDED that baseball glove WAS a bicycle. And I rode it to school everyday. True story.
  • When Mittens is teaching Bolt how to behave like a normal dog:
    Mittens: They do things like—
    [cut to the two of them standing before a toilet]
    Bolt: Out of this?! But... But...
  • Pigeons.
    • The New York pigeons are trying to figure out where they've seen Bolt before. Not one, but two buses go by with his picture on it — and they still haven't figured it out. Later in the scene, they continue trying to figure out where they've seen Bolt before — while standing on top of a multi-story billboard advertising the show that has his picture on it!
    • The Los Angeles pigeons who spot Bolt and decide to pitch a High Concept story idea for the show. Just one word. "Aliens."
  • The "begging for food" sequence.
    Bolt: [begs]
    Trailer Folks: Aw...
    Bolt: [begs]
    Trailer Folks: Aw...
    Bolt: [begs]
    Trailer Folks: Aw...
    Mittens: [begs]
    Trailer Man: Beat it, stupid cat!
  • At the very end, we get the revelation that the show has completely jumped the shark by adding aliens out of the blue.
    Rhino: That is totally unrealistic.
    Bolt: Absolutely ridonkulous.
    Mittens: You can say that again.


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