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  • In the closing credits, there are mug shots of different alien beings. One of the alien creatures is simply a lightbulb, another is a sluglike being who has to hold his number in his mouth, as it has no arms. For the Bug perp, it also does not hold its number. You can, however, see that a human hand wearing a rubber glove is holding the number in front of it with a pair of tongs. Clearly terrified of getting within a few feet of the giant cockroach.
  • The episode "The Bad Seed Syndrome", where Jay is accidentally injected with a Truth Serum while he, Kay, and Elle attempt to fight off an invasion by parasitic Plant Aliens that have taken over most of their fellow MIB personnel.
    (Jay and the Worms are hiding in a closet, while infected agents are pursuing them)
    Infected Zed: Well, did we lose him?
    Jay: (unsuccessfully tries to keep his mouth shut, then jumps out of the closet) No, you didn't lose me! I'm right here! And the Worms are in there!
    (The Worms run away screaming)

    (Jay tries to stop a TV news crew from approaching one of the alien plant stalks)
    Reporter: Who are you?
    Jay: Department of Agriculture, Division 6.
    Reporter: Oh, really?
    Jay: No, it's a cover story. I'm actually a member of an elite top-secret organization, dedicated to policing aliens on Earth!
    (Infected Zed emerges from the ground on a giant vine, now looking much more monstrous)
    Reporter: What's that?!
    Jay: My boss!
    (Zed grabs Jay and drags him underground)

    (After the alien plants have all been destroyed)
    Kay: You didn't leak out any classified information while you were out in public, did you?
    Jay: Who, me? Nah. Yo, the truth serum wore off!
    Kay and Elle: Jay!
    • When Jay first hid in the closet and beaten by the Worms thinking he's one of the infected, he tells them he's not. One of them asked how can they be sure if he's telling the truth, Jay rolls his eyes.
  • "The Elle of My Dreams Syndrome" episode where Kay is the incompetent partner in Jay's dream world.
    Jay: He tries so hard.
  • "The Mine, Mine, Mine Syndrome": The Emperor Worm is learning English, but with extremely low fluency.
    Emperor Worm: (to Bug Queen) You can take away our livestock, but you can't take away our forest fires!
  • One episode where Kay and Elle are trapped on an out-of-control UFO. Good news - they find a stockpile of weapons. Bad news - most of them aren't indoor toys. Good news - Kay knows every single one. Rummage time!
    Elle: (picks up a weapon) Let's use one of these to blast through that door.
    Kay: (pushes weapon back down) Not that one. Sonic blast would liquefy our brains.
    Elle: (picks up a weapon) This?
    Kay: (pushes weapon back down) Grind us to hamburger.
    Elle: (picks up a weapon) This?
    Kay: (pushes weapon back down) Fry us to the bone.
    Elle: (picks up a weapon) This?
    Kay: (pushes weapon back down) Rain nuclear junk all over the countryside.
    Elle: (picks up a weapon) This?
    Kay: (Smiles)
    (Stuff Blowing Up)
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  • Any Quick Clone's dying words. They would often say things that make no sense whatsoever before melding down.
  • Zed is showing off fish he was given as a gift from aliens to Kay. Him marveling at how they have quite a lifespan is barely out of his mouth when they are eaten.
  • Kay has referred to Jay as 'Slick' ever since their first meeting. Then Jay screws up big-time and earns a new nickname.
    Kay: Nice going, Sparky.
    Jay: "Sparky?!" ...what happened to "Slick"?
    Kay (disapprovingly): You have to work your way back up to "Slick."
  • Jay finds a way to control the recoil of the Noisy Cricket. He puts a silencer on it. Kay immediately calls him out on it.
  • In the episode "The Symbiote Syndrome", Kay shows up to rescue Jay and Troy, an alien symbiote, from the episode's villain. After separating Troy from the alien, the latter returns to being an angry three-foot, aged alien who can't back up his threats.
    Alien: I'll rip you apart! I will ensure that you will never see dayl-(gets backhanded by Kay twice, falls to the ground)
    Kay: (dismissively) Got my strength back.
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  • The Running Gag of Jeebs getting his head blown off as an interrogation technique. One episode has him spill the beans without having to be coerced, and Kay shoots him anyway, earning him a quizzical remark from Jay.
    Kay: Force of habit.