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John Connor: We got company.
Miles Dyson: Police?
Sarah Connor: How many?
John Connor: Uh, all of them, I think.
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A Stock Phrase joke used to indicate that giving a number, even a vague estimate, would be pretty useless at this point—yeah, the entirety of Europe just stormed your base. Commonly overlaps with a This Is Gonna Suck/Oh, Crap! moment, or comes just before or after one.

Note that this trope is a joke, normally in response to a question that would usually be answered with a number. Don't put every single example of someone using the words 'all of them' on this page — in general, if it's not funny or at least gallows humor, it isn't this trope. Usually, if the phrase is being used in a literal manner, it's not this trope, either, though sometimes the sheer implausibility of having literally every single cop in the world raiding your house or somesuch can be used as a joke itself. But seriously answering that you want every member of a population killed, for instance, doesn't qualify. Compare Gonna Need More X, another trope about situations involving overwhelming quantities.

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Compare with Readings Are Off the Scale for a similar non-quantitative answer from a gauge.

Note for Examples: This trope only applies if "All of Them" is a response to a direct question about quantity, and it isn't a literal response.


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  • One TV ad, which became somewhat of a meme in Germany, features a horseman in medieval garments who enters a modern day butchery and buys the shop's entire stock of Rügenwalder tea sausage.
  • Tangerine, an online/telephone bank without branches, has a transit ad which reads "Hours of operation: All of them."
  • The first full trailer for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate uses the phrase "Everyone is here!" to announce which fighters were returning from previous games in the series.

    Anime and Manga 
  • In Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, this is what Chikage (a girl with Sweet Tooth) answers when Ukita asks her how many sugar cubes she put into her tea.
  • Dragon Ball:
    • One could joke that this is what Super Buu did with the human race. Casualty count? All of them. Used deliberately for chilling effect.
    • At a convention panel, Sean Schemmel was asked if he ever ordered pizza on the phone in his Goku voice, to which he replied that he didn't and probably wouldn't, because he would feel compelled to place the order in-character, which for Goku would mean ordering all the pizzas with all the toppings.
  • In the movie Red Line Colonel Volton orders all of Roboworld's soldiers to intercept the racers at zone 7X. A soldier questions, "All of them sir?" To which Volton says, "When I say all soldiers, I MEAN ALL OF THEM!"
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    Comic Books 
  • In Bone, after the Crown of Horns incident.
    Fone Bone: How many dragons did we wake up?
    Thorn: All of them.
  • In Cerebus the Aardvark:
    Regency Elf: If you could have any amount of money... how much would you want?
    Cerebus: All of it.
  • Marvel likes this trope.
    • In the Carnage miniseries:
    Iron Man: You're wearing cheap knock-offs of me. You have no idea how many weapons I have.
    Carnage: Which one is this?
    Iron Man: All of them.
    • When Thor unleashes a global storm:
    Meteorologist #1: Captain, we're picking up some pretty bad weather on the satellites.
    Meteorologist #2: Which ones?
    Meteorologist #1: All of them.
    • When the Young Avengers are faced by a threat that adults can't see, because it immediately forces them into a hive mind, David "Prodigy" Alleyne calls in backup from Marvel's other teenage heroes. Which ones? Well, it's on this trope page, so...
  • In Issue 5 of Atomic Robo and the Ghost of Station X:
    Sparrow: We're being asked to hold Robo for "the authorities".
    Lewis: Which ones?
    Sparrow: All of them.
  • Used in a titular fashion in Sky Ape: All The Heroes:
    Sky Ape: Get the heroes.
    Francis Bird: Which ones?
    Sky Ape: All Of Them!

    Fan Works 
  • From Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality:
    McGonagall: Mr. Potter, have you read many books that young children are not meant to read?
    Harry: I've read all of them.
    McGonagall: Of course you have.
  • In Beat the Drums of War, New Romulus is under heavy attack by the Heralds and Obisek is evacuating Proconsul D'Tan. They're interrupted by the ambassador from the Romulan Star Empire.
    Ambassador tr'Ethian: Evacuate? In our moment of triumph?
    Reman Shadow Guard: What are you saying, ehl'alha?
    tr'Ethian: The fvillhunote  has sent the Galae!note 
    D'Tan: How many ships, Llairhi tr'Ethian?
    tr'Ethian: No, you, don't understand, lhhei, he sent the Galae, the entire Galae!
    (Followed by a fleet of Star Empire warbirds decloaking in orbit and laying a metric ton of whoop-ass on the Heralds' rears.)
  • In Mortal Kombat Vs Marvel Universe, we have this exchange between Steve Rogers and Tony Stark upon discovering that the host of the Phoenix Force is Cassie Cage:
    Tony: Assemble the teams? (Steve nods) Which one?
    Steve: All of them.
  • In Chrysalis Visits The Hague, the lawyer Estermann and the judge Mullan talk about the former's client, the changeling queen Chrysalis:
    Mullan: Hey… She’s a disgraced monarch in exile. Treat her to a bottle of vermouth, and the guilt shall be overcome by breakfast.
    Estermann: She’s a mother.
    Mullan: Ah... oh. That’s a bit harsher. How many, did she say?
    Estermann: By the looks of it… all of them.
  • In This Bites!, this is Miss Valentine's response to how many ships will be sent after the Straw Hats for attacking Enies Lobby.
  • In The Bridge, cyborg kaiju Gigan throws himself back into the fray to protect Irys and Megalon from a rampaging Kaizer Ghidorah, despite his computer systems telling him he's taken heavy damage. His response when it asks which weapon system to use? A glitchy, ”E͞͏̡̀̀V̸̢͝É̛͞R̢̛̕͟Y͏̷͠͡T̴̵͘͡H̴̢͘͝I̸̧̕Ǹ̀Ģ̀!”. What follows is a glorious display of More Dakka with Gigan unloading every weapon system his various incarnations have had.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe:
    • Iron Man 2: When Justin Hammer shows off a wide selection of weapons to stick on Rhodes' newly-acquired Mk II suit. Rhodey remains impassive throughout...and then says he'll take all of it. There's a very good reason it became known as War Machine.
    • In Avengers: Age of Ultron, there's this exchange between Klaue and his Dragon after the Avengers and Ultron start fighting.
    Klaue: Shoot them.
    Klaue's Dragon: Which ones?note 
    Klaue: All of them!
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Occurs when the protagonists have broken into the Cyberdyne building and are preparing to blow it up, as seen in the page quote. This remark is especially fitting because the security guard who called the police on them specifically told them "Look, just send everything you've got!" and they did.
  • The Professional
    Stansfield: Bring me everyone.
    Benny: What do you mean "everyone"?
    Stansfield: EVE-RY-ONE!!!
  • This happens in The Mighty Ducks'. Gordon Bombay warms to the idea of coaching is looking for his team. It turns out that they're all in detention together for quacking at the principal, who isn't pleased when Gordon asks for them.
    Gordon: If you could tell me where I can find each of them, please?
    Gordon hands the principal a list of his players' names.
    Principal: *Bracingly* They're in Room 223.
    Gordon: *Astonished* All of them?
    * Beat*
    Principal: *Angrily* All of them!
  • A technically correct (assuming inclusive) one from Little Man Tate, she should have asked, "How many whole numbers between 0 and 11 are evenly divisible by 2?":
    Elementary School Math Teacher: How many numbers between 1 and 10 are divisible by 2?
    Tate: All of them.
  • There's a particularly ridiculous one in Stealth that happens once the AI plane becomes sentient after getting struck by lightning.
    Tech Guy: EDI just downloaded some music from the internet.
    Ben Gannon: How much?
    Tech Guy: All of it.
  • Contagion. Two pathologists are doing an autopsy on Patient Zero — the moment they take a look at what's left of her brain, the older pathologist tells his colleague to back away from the table.
    Younger Pathologist: [backing away] Should I call someone?
    Older Pathologist: Call everyone.
  • Batman Begins: Bruce Wayne, after giving his coat to a homeless guy and deciding to secretly leave Gotham:
    Bruce Wayne: Be careful who sees you with that. They're going to come looking for me.
    Homeless Man: Who?
    Bruce Wayne: Everyone.
  • From Battleship:
    "Prepare to fire."
    "Sir, which weapons?"
  • AVP: Alien vs. Predator. Two Weyland Industries personnel are looking at thermal satellite images showing a pyramid buried under the ice of Mysterious Antarctica.
    Supervisor: Wake them up.
    Tech 2: Who?
    Supervisor: Everybody.
  • Falling Down: When the gang girl is being asked about the gym bag.
    Girl: The bag was already in the car when I got in.
    Cop: How many guns were in it?
    Girl: I don't know. Lots of guns. They got all the guns in the fucking world.
  • Contact. After figuring out a radio signal encoding prime numbers is coming from Vega.
    Willie: Who are we going to call now?
    Ellie Arroway: Everybody. note 
  • Into the Storm (2009): Used in George and Churchill's first conversation, regarding the movement of the British Army ("How many of them (will go to France)?" "All of them. The entire British army.")
  • Deadpool has this right before Wade heads off for his Final Battle with Ajax:
    Weasel: Okay, which ones?
    • Then Played for Laughs when Deadpool forgets to take the gunbag out of the taxi, leaving him with only the weapons he has on him.
  • A variation in John Wick, when the Big Bad - who is very much aware of the dangerous circumstances he finds himself in - tasks a force with intercepting the main character.
    Viggo: Task a force.
    Avi:How many?
    Viggo:How many do you have?
  • In A New Hope, Luke Skywalker and his group are trapped in a trash compactor, so he contacts C-3PO and instructs him, "Shut down all the garbage mashers on the detention level." C-3PO relays to R2-D2, "Shut them all down!"

    Jokes 
  • An old Mathematician's Answer joke that pops up in numerous places is some variation of the following:
    Q: How many bodies are buried in this cemetery?
    A: All of them.note 
  • Another joke (said in a piratey accent):
  • A common physics joke:
    Q: How much energy does it take to destroy the universe?
    A: All of it.
  • A Star Trek joke:
    Q: How many Borg does it take to change a lightbulb?
    A: All of them!
  • A Chuck Norris fact:
    Q: How many push-ups can Chuck Norris do?
    A: All of them.
  • A husband and wife are in desperate need of money to pay the rent, and they decide they need to have the woman go out for a night as a street prostitute. When she comes back, her husband asks "So how much did you make?" The woman says, with pride in her voice, "Sixty dollars and seventy-five cents." The husband is upset by what an exact answer she gave, and says, "Who's the cheap bastard who paid seventy-five cents?" The woman replies, "All of them."

    Literature 
  • The Dresden Files:
    • In Summer Knight between a member of the Alphas and Dresden himself as they prepare to go into the Summer vs. Winter battle:
    Billy: How many faeries are we talking about?
    Harry: All of them
    Harry: Uh. How many of them?
    Lea: Why, all of Winter, child. All of us.
    Harry: Crap.
    • Also in the novella Aftermath:
    Murphy: Dresden killed the Red Court.
    Billy: You mean... those vampires in the basement?
    Murphy: I mean the Red Court. All of them.
  • In Halo: Ghosts of Onyx, the protagonists are on the run from the titular "ghosts": Forerunner Onyx Sentinels, which are much more dangerous than standard ones found in the Halo games. Late in the book, it leads to this:
    "We've got incoming," Fred's static-filled voice crackled over the COM. "Sentinels."
    "How many?"
    "Sir, all of them."
  • Discworld:
    • Related joke: In Guards! Guards!, Nobby, in a panic, leaves the Mended Drum to report to Vimes that Carrot was fighting in the Mended Drum. Vimes asked to clarify "All by himself?" "No. With everyone!"
    • In Jingo after repeated scenes of Vimes ordering things to be thrown overboard, Reg Shoe wonders, with a storm approaching, "how far the barometer's sunk" and Detritus replies "All der way."
  • At one point in Shatterpoint, sidekick Nick Rostu gets a little fed up with Mace Windu's dual habits of a) having apeshit insane plans and b) never telling Nick about them, leading to this exchange (paraphrased):
    Nick: "And now the droid starfighters are targeting us..."
    Mace: "How many?"
    Nick: "Was I unclear on this? All of them!"
    Mace: "Nick."
    Nick: "Um. Two hundred and forty-three."
    Mace: "Good. That should be enough."
  • In Monster Hunter International, Owen asks how many gun laws his new, custom-made shotgun breaks. The response is "All of them."
    • Earlier, Owen asks how much blood he lost in a fight: "most of it".
  • In Instrument of God, David is talking to someone who informs him that the Supervisors have quit. "How many? All of them? ... Oh shit, that's bad."

    Live-Action TV 
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: When the team finds Elliot Randalph, an Asgardian in hiding on Earth, in prison for drunk and disorderly conduct.
    Randolph: Yes, well, Asgardians can generally hold their drink, it's just... well, one night I tried to hold all the drinks.
  • Babylon 5:
    • From one discussion:
      Sheridan: Sorry to drag you out here in the middle of the night, but I thought you should see this. Here, come on over here. This is the Imphili homeworld. They've recently been victims of attacks by Raiders that have decimated their world. They've asked for membership in the Alliance and protection. We've asked the Drazi to provide ships to help with the defense, because the Imphili are on the edge of Drazi space. Isn't that correct, Ambassador?"
      Drazi Ambassador: Yes, but what are those dots around the planet?
      Delenn: Those are White Stars, Ambassador.
      Drazi Ambassador: How many?
      Londo: All of them.
  • Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall:
    Lord Commander Mormont: How many wildlings have joined him?
    Qhorin Halfhand: From what we can tell, all of them.
  • Parks and Recreation: A hungry Ron Swanson orders food at a diner, and is disappointed at the paultry standard meal:
    Ron Swanson: Just give me all the bacon and eggs you have. Wait, wait. I'm worried what you just heard was, "Give me a lot of bacon and eggs." What I said was, "Give me all the bacon and eggs you have". Do you understand?
  • Daredevil (2015): This is Madame Gao's response when she calls Wilson Fisk out on his pretending not to understand Chinese.
    Wilson Fisk: You speak English.
    Madam Gao: I speak many languages.
    Wilson Fisk: How many?
    Madam Gao: All of them.
  • Doctor Who: In "The Satan Pit", the Doctor encounters a being that claims to be the Devil.note  The Doctor, having a long history of meeting Sufficiently Advanced Aliens masquerading as the supernatural, tries to debunk that claim by pointing out that nearly every religion has a "Devil", so which one is he supposed to be?
    The Beast: All of them.
  • White Collar: In the pilot, when Peter hunts down Neal after his prison break:
    Neal: We surrounded? (Peter nods) How many?
    Peter: Including my agents, and the marshals? All of them, I think.
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: Zhang Tao has just spoken English to Jack Rudolph after spending about 10 episodes using a translator:
    Jack: You speak English?
    Tao: I speak a few words.
    Jack: How many words?
    Tao: All of them.
  • In the Supernatural episode "The Mentalists", Sam and Dean are investigating the deaths of "mediums" in a town full of them.
    Sam: How many crystal balls do you figure there are in Lily Dale?
    Dean: Somewhere between 50 and, uh, all of them.
  • A slightly different version from My Hero:
    Ella: I asked him how much TV he watches, and he said "The whole screen"!
  • The Finder. Walter has tasked Willa to sort through a big mess of security footage and has given her lots of sugar and coffee to help her do it.
    Leo: Willa, how much coffee did you drink?!
    Willa: Allofit. ButIfoundCarlos.
  • In Malcolm in the Middle, Reese tries to make some money by volunteering as a medical test subject. Unfortunately, he starts to have some very unpleasant side effects from all the drugs he's mixing. Eventually, he calls Francis in tears over the phone:
    Reese Francis! You've gotta help me! I don't wanna take drugs anymore!
    Francis: Oh geez! Okay, Reese, I want you to tell me very specifically; what kind of drugs did you take?
    Reese: All of them!
  • In Community, when Pierce's invention for a "chairless chair" fails, and looks to have injured Pierce, as he starts to collapse, he quietly says "Someone please call all the ambulances."
  • On Smallville, when Darkseid manipulates the people to fear and hate heroes, Lois asks her cousin to hack news websites so they can place pro-hero videos on them. Chloe asks: "How many?" - "All of them!"
  • In The Mentalist, the psychopathic Villain of the Week tries to mow down dozens of bystanders and fails because Jane had filled his gun with blanks. Cue Cho:
    Cho: Hey, how you doing. You're under arrest for the attempted murder of... *gestures at the terrified crowd* everybody.
  • Criminal Minds has this discussion between David Rossi (who is divorced three times) and Aaron Hotchner from "Omnivore":
    Rossi: My wife said I have a flair for the dramatic.
    Hotchner: Which one?
    Rossi: All of them.
  • The Vampire Diaries - When Jeremy asks Bonnie how much of the dead witches' energy she'll need to kill Klaus, this is her answer.
  • In Stargate Atlantis John is asked how many enemy soldiers there are:
    John Sheppard: If I had to guess I'd say all of them
    Rodney McKay: So, a lot of them?
    John Sheppard: Yes, Rodney. A lot.
    • Team Atlantis kicks off the plot of the series by storming a Wraith ship and waking up all of the hibernating Wraith who should have slept for many more decades. This results in more attacks on human settlements by Wraith throughout the series, but also results in the Wraith not having enough food to go around which ultimately helps the heroes bring them down.
      Wraith Queen: You don't know what you have done. We are merely the caretakers for those that sleep. When I die, the others will awake. All of them.
  • Guys With Kids, "Gary's Day Off": Marny takes their son Clark to the emergency room due to stomach pain. Gary the father arrives later...
    Gary: What did you eat?
    Clark: Grape jelly.
    Gary: How much?
    Clark: All of it.
  • Pee-wee's Playhouse: Santa Claus says this to Pee-Wee, whose Christmas list was so expansive that the other children in the world wouldn't have any presents.
  • The Flash (2014): When Barry, Cisco, and Harry are entering a portal to another universe.
    Jay: Don't stop, no matter what you see.
    Cisco: ...what will we see?
    Jay: Everything.
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: In the Grand Finale "What You Leave Behind", after both the Cardassian military and civilians turn on the Dominion...
    Female Changeling: I want the Cardassians exterminated.
    Weyoun: Which ones?
    Weyoun: (visibly unnerved)...That may take...some time.
    Female Changeling: Then I suggest you begin immediately.
    • In "Broken Link", Garak asks the Founder about survivors from the Cardassian attack on her homeworld:
    Female Changeling: There were no Cardassian survivors.
    Garak: You mean they're all dead?
    Female Changeling: They're dead. You're dead. Cardassia is dead. Your people were doomed the moment they attacked us. I believe that answers your question.
    Garak: [with his scariest smile] It was a pleasure meeting you.
  • A common joke in El Chavo del ocho (dependent on Spanish grammar) when discussing someone else's age. (Normally, Don Ramón's).
    Don Ramon: Chavo, how many years do think I have?
    Chavo: All of them.
    Quico: No Chavo, at most, he must have fifty-something.
    Chavo: Fifty-all of them.

    Music 
  • In "Weird Al" Yankovic's song "Jerry Springer" has an interlude much like a typical Springer ep that starts this way:
    Man: Baby, I've been sleepin' with your sister!
    Woman: Which one?
    Man: All of 'em!
  • "In the Flesh" by Pink Floyd, where the protagonist sings about wanting to shoot all of his fans.
    "If I had my way, I'd have all of you shot!"

    Newspaper Comics 
  • In Peanuts, Sally gave this answer when Charlie Brown, teaching her how to count, asked how many sailboats she saw in a book illustration.
  • Parodied by Swedish cartoonist Jan Stenmark.
    It wasn't a lone madman. It was the entire city of Härnösand.

    Theatre 
  • "Pirate Jenny" from The Threepenny Opera, although only in the German version. ("Wenn man fragt, wer wohl sterben muss. Und dann werden Sie mich sagen hören: Alle!") The English pirates just give the choice between kill all now and kill all later...

    Video Games 
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate uses this as a marketing ploy. The game features every playable character from previous Super Smash Bros. games, as well as a few new characters, leading to the tagline "EVERYONE IS HERE!"
  • From the flashback mission "Project Nova" in Call of Duty: Black Opsnote :
    Reznov: Keep moving! This is not our war!
    Nevski: Then who do we fight?
    Reznov: EVERYONE!
  • From the first Brotherhood of Nod mission in Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun:
    CABAL: "The probability of a favorable outcome can be increased if we can return to your main base and engage the enemy as we move.
    Slavik: Define "favorable outcome", CABAL.
    CABAL: "They all die." note 
  • 2005's Need for Speed: Most Wanted has a Shout-Out to The Professional just before the final chase.
    Cross: You mean to tell me the most wanted street racer happened to get away?
    [...]
    Cross: I want every single unit after the guy.
    Partner: Everyone?
    Cross: EVEREEEOOOOOOONNNNNNEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!
  • In Legacy Of Heroes When Moxie is asked how much she benches, she replies "everything".
  • A crazed Nightkin you can find in Fallout: New Vegas starts this conversation:
    Nightkin: You want to buy wind-brahmin?
    Courier: What, you mean the tumbleweeds?
    Nightkin: Tumble-whats?
    Courier: Oh, you're crazy, aren't you?
    Nightkin: Crazy with low prices on wind-brahmin! You buy one!
    Courier: How much?
    Nightkin: All.
    Courier: All of my caps?
    Nightkin: They are very good wind-brahmin — all caps!
  • In World of Warcraft, a variation on this plays out between Admiral Hatchet and Warlord Torok in Silverpine Forest:
    Hatchet: Torok, how many of our men are sober right now?
    Torok: Including me, Admiral?
    Hatchet: Yes.
    Torok considers.
    Torok: Um... none of them, Admiral.
  • There is a variation on this in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion's Shivering Isles after completing a quest for Sheogorath:
    PC reports a completion of his quest.
    Sheogorath: Wonderful! Time for a celebration... Cheese for everyone!
    • Though he immediately changes his mind and plays a different variation of this:
    Sheogorath: Wait, scratch that. Cheese for no one. That can be just as much of a celebration, if you don't like cheese. True?
  • In the Mass Effect trilogy, your helmsman Flight Lieutenant Jeff "Joker" Moreau has a congenital illness that gives him brittle bones. In Mass Effect 2, after Normandy crash-lands on the Collector base, Joker complains:
    "I think I broke a rib. (beat) All of them."
  • In Skylanders: Giants, Kaos uses this in one of his PA announcements to his Arkeyan army:
    Kaos: Attention! Here is the list of Skylanders that I want to be caught and disposed of immediately. Ahem. ALL OF THEM!
    • In Skylanders: Trap Team, in one of Flynn's "Meditations on Boom":
    Flynn: How many enchiladas can I eat in one hour? All of them.
  • In the Derelict mod for Freespace 2, this answer is given when a pilot asks how many Shivans will be coming through the jump node they're supposed to be guarding.
  • Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes brought every playable character that appeared in a Marvel vs. Capcom game prior to this release (with the exception of some bosses and some hidden characters).

    Webcomics 

    Web Original 
  • In The Guild, Vork irritably responds like this when asked how many languages he speaks. (He may have meant it literally, since so far he's been able to understand and respond in every language spoken in his presence, including Korean, Hindi, and possibly Spanish.)
  • A fake "leaked" version of Michael Bay's script for The Dark Knight contains a hilarious version of this:
    Bruce: We hack the internet.
    Alfred: Hack the internet?
    Bruce: Yes, hack the internet.
    General: Nobody's ever hacked the internet before.
    Bruce: Well, there's a first for everything.
    General: Okay, I like it, but which one of the internets do we hack?
    Bruce: All of them.
  • In a Neopets event, you can get an achievement which references Hyperbole and a Half's use of this trope, although there are only five challengers you have to fight to earn it.
  • In the Nerd³ Skate 3 video (go to 9:55 for the moment in question), after a rather unpleasant looking fall:
    Nerd Cubed: Oh, I hope you're wearing all the cups.
  • In hbi2k's Vision of Escaflowne Abridged, this is the culmination of an exchange where the cast openly speculate that Duke Freid's son Chid is a Chocolate Baby.
    Duke Freid: Prince Chid is my son… What? My genes are just recessive, that's all. ALL OF THEM.
  • During The Muppets take on Popcorn with the Swedish Chef (fittingly dubbed Pöpcørn), the chef has to work out how much popcorn to make for his popcorn shrimp dish. After a few quick calculations, he verbally settles on "All de poppidycorn," and proceeds to toss a large stack of disposable popcorn bags into the microwave.
  • In the Megazord vs Voltron episode of Death Battle, Voltron has its back to the wall and their sword in the distance. Pidge just flew off to get the sword.
    Keith: Give him covering fire!
    Allura: With what?
    Keith: EVERYTHING!
  • In the Honest Trailers for Super Mario Bros., the announcer at one point comments, "Man, the video game was already surreal enough! How much acid did these filmmakers take?!" It then cuts to a scene of Goombas waltzing in an elevator, to which the announcer concludes, "Ok, all of it. All of the acid."
  • In The Tim Tebow CFL Chronicles, when the kid warns that the Schooners' defense—nearly the entire population of Nova Scotia—is incoming:
    Kid: They're sailing right toward us. They're coming to force a fumble. Mr. Tebow, I feel terrible.
    Tebow: How many are coming?
    Kid: A lot.
    Tebow: How many is a lot? A hundred?
    Kid: Everybody.

    Western Animation 
  • In "The Rebirth," the multi-parter that comprises the final season of The Transformers, when Optimus is asked how many Decepticons are approaching Cybertron his answer is an emphatic "All of them!"
  • The scene from The Professional is parodied in Dan Vs. "The Salvation Armed Forces." Dan tells Crunchy, employee of Greatwill (rival to the SAF) to "assemble the troops."
    Crunchy: What troops?
    Dan: EVE-RY-ONE!!
    Crunchy: turns to the left Uh, hey, everyone?
  • From Megas XLR
    (During an intergalactic, giant robot pro-wrestling match)
    Magnanimous (coordinator): Send...in...everyone.
    Assistant: Which one?
    Magnanimous: EVERY ONE!!! (hits a button labeled "EVERYONE")
    • The buttons on Megas include "missiles", "more missiles" and "all the missiles".
  • In the ThunderCats (2011) episode "Between Brothers", when discussing the Lizard army that has surrounded the Elephants' village.
    Panthro: Bad news. The entire village is surrounded.
    Cheetara: How many troops?
    Panthro: If I had to guess, I'd say "All of them."
  • At the end of The Fairly OddParents! Christmas Episode "Christmas Everyday":
    Easter Bunny: How many more houses do we have to hit?
    Timmy: All of them?
  • Used parodiously in Futurama when Zapp's ship gets cut in half, dumping a... considerable number of his troops into the vacuum of space:
    Zapp: How many did we lose?
    Kif: All of them.
    Zapp: Well, at least they won't have to mourn each other.
    • In "Bender's Game", Momon orders all her forces to be sent to Wipe Castle, despite her son wanting to leave a small group to guard the lair. This ends up backfiring on Momon in two ways: 1) With no guards, Frydo is able to sneak in, and 2) Her entire force gets wiped out during the battle.
    • In "Future Stock", Fry befriends another frozenee from the 80's who convinces him to help run Planet Express. The guy has the crew fly to Mom's headquarters so Fry and he can moon her as a form of challenge. Mom naturally decides to respond to this.
    Mom: You call that a pressed ham? Walt, hit the retaliate button!
    (Walt struggles to find it)
    Mom: ANY button! They all retaliate!
  • The Simpsons season 3, episode 11. A German company have bought Springfield's nuclear plant and is talking with Homer (the safety inspector) for a "brief exchange of ideas".
    German Guy: You have been safety inspector for two years. What initiatives have you spearheaded in that time?
    Homer: Uh... all of them?
    • In "Maximum Homerdrive" (S10, E17), Homer and Bart are doing a trucker run (the previous trucker died in an eatinc contest with Homer and he took over his shipment run) and stop at a drive-in theater called the "Monster That Ate Everybody".
    Female Actor: You mean, it ate Patrick too?
    Male Actor: It..ate..everybody.
    Female Actor: What about Erica?
    Homer and Bart: (Along with the male actor): It ate everybody!
    Homer:...Stupid!
    • In "Cue Detective" (S27, E2) when Alton Brown throws up Marge's "Never Give-Up Brisket":
    Brown: How many spices did you put in this?
    Marge: All of them.
    • In "Mr. Plow" (S4, E9), when Homer tricks Barney to go up Widow's Peak in the middle of a terrible snowstorm:
    Homer: There's a $10,000 bill in it for you.
    Barney: Oh, yeah? Which president's on it?
    Homer: Uh, all of them. They're having a party. Jimmy Carter's passed out on the couch.

    Real Life 
  • Seems like on D-Day dawn a German soldier (Major Werner Pluskat) looked out at the English Channel and phoned his superiors that the allies had ten thousand ships coming right at him. At first, they thought Pluskat had lost his mind because there was no way his claim could possibly be true, until he assured them that the exact number wasn't important but there was clearly a massive fleet out there. His exaggeration wasn't much of one, either, as the Allies did have several thousand ships involved in Operation Overlord.
    Soldier: Allied ships in the Channel!
    Command: How many?
    Soldier: All of them!
  • A more somber example comes from World War II. After the USS Juneau was sunk, the five Sullivan Brothers note  went into the sea with her. Some survived the sinking, but would die later before they could be rescued. Some time later, their father would be approached by three men in uniform, a Lieutenant Commander, a Doctor, and a Chief Petty Officer.
    LC: I have some news for you about your boys.
    Thomas: Which one?
    LC: I'm sorry, sir... All five.

    Other 
  • Eddie Izzard:
    Paris: Dad, found this woman!
    Priam: Whoa, where's she from?
    Paris: She's from Sparta!
    Priam: ...Agh, you twit. Nip upstairs, see if there are any ships on the horizon.
    Paris: Right. [he does] Uhh... Ships. Yeah, yeah, there's ships.
    Priam: Well, how many?
    Paris: -thinking noises- ...all of them.
  • A Sarah Palin interview:
    CBS Correspondent: What newspapers and magazines did you regularly read before you were tapped for this, to stay informed and to understand-
    Palin: I read most of them, again with a great appreciation for the press, for the media-
    CBS Correspondent: But like, what ones specifically, I'm curious that you-
    Palin: Um, all of them.
  • This Staredad Meme image: All of them


Alternative Title(s): How Many All Of Them

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