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John Connor: We got company.
Miles Dyson: Police?
Sarah Connor: How many?
John Connor: Uh, all of them, I think.

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 or category. If a character is asked, "How much cereal did you have?" and they show one empty box and say "All of it", that's not an example. If, however, they show a pile of empty boxes as tall as the house? That's funny. Very rarely, the literal meaning can be used to invoke sheer implausibility, such as having literally every single cop in the world raiding your house, and this also counts.

Compare Gonna Need More X, another trope about situations involving overwhelming quantities. Compare with Readings Are Off the Scale for a similar non-quantitative answer from a gauge. The Low Count Gag is an inversion — you say "all of something" amounts to a mere one or two units.


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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."

    Anime & 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.
  • 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!"

  • Suzy 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.

    Comic Books 
  • Used in Issue #39 of The Batman Strikes, when Black Mask orders one of his goons to call all of their footsoldiers.
  • In Bone, this is uniquely played for horror rather than comedy when the events of the story's climax disturb the dragons...
    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 Comics 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 nearly titular fashion in Sky Ape: All The Heroes:
    Sky Ape: Get the heroes.
    Francis Bird: Which ones?
    Sky Ape: All Of Them!

    Comic Strips 
  • 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.

    Fan Works 
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
    Mullan: Better make it a bottle of poitín, then.
  • Cult Potter:
    Hermione: The Dementors are coming for us!
    Edith: How many?
    Hermione: ALL OF THEM!
  • In Chapter 5 of The Great Alicorn Hunt, Twilight Sparkle frantically begs for ALL the vanilla ice cream to extinguish the burning in her mouth from Tabasco-frosted cupcakes.
  • 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.
  • How Harry Got a Date:
    Snape: Now, Potter, would you like to guess how many point will be taken from you for this latest publicity stunt?
    Harry: All of them, sir?
  • In the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic / Harry Potter fanfic Magic School Days, eventually the masquerade shatters like a ceramic plate per an Information Wants to Be Free situation (along with Can't Stop the Signal), leading straight into The Unmasqued World. Tonks immediately reports it to the Ministry.
    Amelia Bones: How many muggles saw?
    Tonks: All of them.
    Bones: I'm going to end up approving a lot of overtime for this. How many cities were affected?
    Tonks: All of them.
    Tonks: Not by much.
  • 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.
  • Star Wars vs Warhammer 40K: At the end of Season 1, the Imperium of Man has more or less declared war on the Galactic Republic by conquering a major Republic star system which is located relatively close to Coruscant. In response to this unprecedented threat, Admiral Tarkin orders his aide to send a message to Chancellor Palpatine requesting that he recall the Republic's fleets back to defend Coruscant, leading to this exchange:
    Tarkin's aide: Oh, Admiral! Which fleets?
    Tarkin: Pardon?
    Tarkin's aide: Which fleets did you want recalled? Which fronts?
    Tarkin: I would have thought that to be obvious. All of them, boy. Request all of them.
  • This Bites!:
    • This is Miss Valentine's response to how many ships will be sent after the Straw Hats for attacking Enies Lobby.
    • Also during Enies Lobby, a variant happens when Sengoku realizes the Straw Hats are invading that location:
      "E-Everyone—!?" stammered one of the very few Vice Admirals who hadn't fainted in the initial blast of existential pressure that the Admiral of the Fleets had emitted.
  • 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.
  • Watch:
    • A discussion at Gringotts:
      Harry: Are you offering what I sincerely hope you're offering?
      Hooktooth: The chance to hire mercenaries? Yes. How many do you want?
      Harry: All of them.
    • At the Mars colony:
      Neville: I think I've discovered a way to cure disease using mostly mundane methods. While there was magic used in the creation of the plants used, we believe that we can explain that away by stating that it is genetic engineering to avoid breaking the Statute of Secrecy.
      Harry: Which disease?
      Neville: Uh. All of them.
  • In Chapter 33 of Whispers In The Night, the Slytherins harrass Harry Potter beyond the limit of his tolerance. Harry remembers Moody telling him during a brief after-class conversation once to decide how many bodies to leave in his wake if he chooses to fight. Harry is mad enough to think: All of them.

    Films — Animation 
  • Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham. Kai Li is surprised when she gets a radio transmission from Bruce Wayne telling her to ready the explosives on the Argo, as he's determined that the Sealed Evil in a Can has to stay that way (at the time Bruce assumes it's a virus, preserved in the prehistoric creature he saw frozen in the ice).
    Kai Li: Uh, did you say explosives? I mean, sure Mr. Wayne. How many?
    Bruce: All of them.
  • In Brave, Merida offers to use her expensive necklace to buy all the woodcarvings from the witch under the condition of also purchasing a spell.
  • In the climax of Chicken Run, when Mr. Tweedy finally fixes the pie machine just as the chickens finish building their flying crate, Mrs. Tweedy comes into the barn and orders Mr. Tweedy to "get the chickens."
    Mr. Tweedy: Which ones?
    Mrs. Tweedy: ALL of them. (turns the dial to MAX)
  • In Killer Bean Forever, Detective Cromwell spends much of the first half confident in his own abilities as a cop; whenever asked about backup, he simply indicates himself and his gun. He quickly realizes, however, that he's Overshadowed by Awesome when it comes to Killer Bean, and before confronting Killer Bean in the third act, he finally calls for backup. When asked how much backup, he replies, "Everyone."

    Films — Live-Action 
  • 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.
  • 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?"
    "All of them."
  • Bull Durham has a more benign version of this trope, when Annie, Crash and Max, while having a drink at a bar, see Ebby dancing with several women.
    Max: Which one is he dancing with?
    Annie: All of them, I think.
  • 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 
  • Contagion (2011). 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.
  • Deadpool has this right before Wade heads off for his Final Battle with Ajax:
    Wade: I need guns.
    Weasel: Okay, which ones?
  • 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.
  • The Highwaymen. Frank Hamer is a former Texas Ranger out to hunt down Bonnie and Clyde. He walks into a gunstore and, consulting a catalogue, gets the owner to lay out a Thompson submachine gun (ahh, those were the days), a Colt Monitor machine rifle and various other shotguns and pistols plus a lever-action Winchester (because he wants one weapon that he knows won't jam). When the gunstore owner asks which one he wants, Frank replies "All of them", which he then has them load into his car along with a crate of ammunition.
  • 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.")
  • 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 crew.
    Avi: How many?
    Viggo: How many do you have?
  • Licorice Pizza: Jon Peters, a hyper-intense and possibly coked-up movie producer, challenges Gary, "Do you know how much tail I get?" After Gary shrugs, Peters says "All of it."
  • 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, including small-caliber fully automatic handguns, a shotgun, a high-caliber assault rifle, a man-portable minigun and a bunker buster rocket affectionately called the "Ex-Wife", for how it will destroy everything it encounters. Rhodey remains impassive throughout, prompting Hammer to come up with more and more powerful weaponry, until:
      Rhodey: I'll take it.
      Hammer: Which...uh, which one?
      Rhodey: All of it.
    • There's a very good reason it became known as War Machine.
    • In The Avengers (2012), when Banner asks how many spectrometers S.H.I.E.L.D. has access to, Nick Fury simply replies "how many are there?"
    • 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!
  • 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?
    Principal: [angrily] All of them!
  • The Phantom Menace has Lord Sidious ordering Viceroy to send his forces to deal with the army of Gungans. His last words: Wipe them out. All of them.
  • The Professional
    Stansfield: Bring me everyone.
    Benny: What do you mean "everyone"?
    Stansfield: EVE-RY-ONE!!!
  • Punisher: War Zone. Agent Budiansky is sent to the NYPD's Punisher Task Force, only to find it's just a filing room in the basement with a single detective assigned there. The detective says he's compiled a report on each of Frank Castle's vigilante killings, and when Budiansky asks where these reports are filed, he's told that they include all the files in the room.
  • 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.
  • In Star Trek (2009), having stopped the annihilation of Earth, Spock warped off to an isolated part of space in the Squid ship, but the Romulan Nero follows in his advanced mining ship. As Spock lines up for on a collision course, Nero orders his crew to fire everything they have at the small vessel, depleting the Romulan's reserves. At the last moments, in warps the Enterprise in a Big Damn Hero moment, firing at the missiles aiming at Spock. Because of that, the Romulans are unable stop their destruction
  • 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.
    • Completely justified-the Terminator murdered at least seventeen police officers a decade ago and got away. Plus Sarah is a known terrorist who shot her way out of a mental institution. The police are not taking any chances.


  • Ascendance of a Bookworm: While going to Wizarding School, the protagonist overhears fellow students discuss various feats accomplished by her mentor Ferdinand during his time as a student. There are so many of them, involving multiple activities, that the other students start wondering which stories are true. The protagonist, who has seen the adult Ferdinand prove that he's The Ace in multiple domains by that point, considers "All of them" to be a very likely answer to that question.
  • 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: All by himself?
      Nobby: No. With everybody!
    • 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."
    • "All of them" is used as the answer to a "which" question rather than a "how many" question in Making Money, as Moist, normally knowledgeable about dogs, is asked to guess the breed of Ugly Cute Mr. Fusspot.
    • In The Truth William de Worde recruits a man who got thrown out of his Wizarding School in Fourecks because of what he wrote in the student magazine. When William asks what that was, he says "Everything really."
  • 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.
    • Once more in Proven Guilty.
      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 Cold Days, Harry comments about how his actions in Proven Guilty pissed off the fairies. All of them.
    • Battle Ground: Harry makes a comment about never having been in a supernatural showdown as big as the impending one, as such a thing hasn't happened for centuries. When his mentor brings up the Battle of Chichen Itza he points out that was only about three groups and this is "everyone". He's quite disconcerted to hear that this isn't even close to "everyone" in response.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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".
  • Star Wars Legends: 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.

    Live-Action TV 
  • 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 Enphili 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 Enphili 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.
  • 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.
  • Cheers: "Diane Meets Mom" ends with Frasier confronting his mom and getting her and Diane to reconcile. But as they're leaving, Hester turns back to the bar and offers to write Sam a check if he'll start things up with Diane again. Sam is having none of it.
    Sam: You don't have enough money.
    Hester: How would you know?
    Sam: There isn't enough money.
  • 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."
    • A possible reference to Gary Oldman's explosive line reading in The Professional:
      Annie: But Deborah, let's be clear, I want everything to get through that porn blocker.
      Deborah: What do you mean, everything?
  • 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.
  • 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.
    The Doctor: ...I see. So you're the truth behind the myth?
  • 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.
    Willa: Isitmorningalreadyitcan'tbemorningwhyisthesunup?
    Leo: Willa, how much coffee did you drink?!
    Willa: Allofit. ButIfoundCarlos.
  • 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.
  • Game of Thrones: In "The Pointy End", Robb Stark and Maester Luwin have this exchange when Robb decides to declare war in response to Joffrey's actions:
    Robb: Call the banners.
    Luwin: All of them, My Lord?
    Robb: They've all sworn to defend my father, have they not?
    Luwin: They have.
    Robb: Now we see what their words are worth.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • The Mandalorian. The title character finds he's not the only one after his bounty. Later he enters the Bad Guy Bar used by the Bounty Hunters to find everyone Death Glaring at him except for Greef Karga, the man who gave him the tracking fob, who's quite proud that he was the only one to succeed.
    Mando: How many of them had tracking fobs?
    Greef Karga: All of them. ALL OF THEM!
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe:
    • 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.
    • 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.
      • When Vladimir Ranskahov learns that Wilson Fisk is the one responsible for beheading his brother Anatoly, he demands an underling go start preparing the men for an all-out war with Fisk. This trope was actually the exact reaction Fisk wanted; it's much easier to blow up the entire Mafiya when they've all gathered in one place.
        Vladimir Ranskahov: Tell the men to pull back and get ready. Guns, rifles, grenades. All of it.
        Sergei: All?
        Vladimir Ranskahov: ALL!!!
  • 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.
  • In The Middle, when Sue comes back from the orthodontist stuck in headgear (instead of getting her braces off finally, like she was hoping), this is her forlorn response to her mother's question as to how many hours a day she needs to wear it.
  • A slightly different version from My Hero (2000):
    Ella: I asked him how much TV he watches, and he said "The whole screen"!
  • In one episode of Parks and Recreation, Ron goes into a diner and asks the waiter to give him "all the bacon and eggs you have." When the waiter starts to leave, Ron stops him and adds:
    Ron: I'm worried that what you heard was "give me a lot of bacon and eggs". What I said was, "give me all the bacon and eggs you have."
  • 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.
  • 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!"
  • 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.
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine:
    • 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.
    • 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?
      Female Changeling: All of them. The entire population.
      Weyoun: [visibly unnerved] ...That may take... some time.
      Female Changeling: Then I suggest you begin immediately.
  • 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.
  • The Vampire Diaries: When Jeremy asks Bonnie how much of the dead witches' energy she'll need to kill Klaus, this is her answer.
  • 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.

  • "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!"
  • In "Weird Al" Yankovic's song "Jerry Springer" has an interlude much like a typical Jerry Springer episode that starts this way:
    Man: Baby, I've been sleepin' with your sister!
    Woman: Which one?
    Man: All of 'em!


  • In 1776, Abagail and John Adams send letters to each other requesting saltpeter (for John) and pins (for Abagail). When several kegs of saltpeter (wrapped in bows no less) arrive at John's feet, he orders the custodian Andrew McNair to buy "every damn pin in Phildelphia!"
  • "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 
  • 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.
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion:
    • There is a variation on this in the 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?
  • 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!note .
  • At the start of Chapter 3 of Final Fantasy X-2, an alert comes through on the Celsius and Buddy reports that fiends are pouring out of the temples. Rikku asks which ones, to which Brother replies "Only all of them! It's a freakin' state of the emergency!"
  • 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.
  • In Legacy of Heroes When Moxie is asked how much she benches, she replies "everything".
  • A variation in The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel: Protagonist Rean Schwarzer and apathetic-but-powerful henchman McBurn both have a strange power in their bodies the latter refers to as being "mixed". When the two have an opportunity to sit down and talk instead of fight, McBurn notes Rean as being "mixed" only in a small area around his chest. When Rean asks McBurn where his body is "mixed", the answer he gets is foreboding enough to make the music cut out.
    McBurn: All of me.
  • Marvel vs. Capcom 2 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).
  • 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 Middle-earth: Shadow of War, when the Dark Lord Sauron wants something, he doesn't skimp.
    Sauron: Send the Nazgûl...All of them!
  • In Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge, this is the answer to Herman Toothrot's philosophical question of "When a tree falls in the woods, what colour is the tree?" Of course this being Monkey Island, that loves an Overly Long Gag you are first required to answer of 50 different colours before you get the right answer.
  • 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?
  • Skylanders:
    • Late 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.
  • 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!"
  • 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.

    Web Animation 
    • In the "Megazord vs. Voltron" episode, 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 "Meta vs. Agent Carolina", Carolina asks Epsilon to activate her armor enhancements. He asks which ones, and she yells "All of them!" He does despite his misgivings (activating too many at once can cause his program to crash), but it doesn't make a difference thanks to the Meta's temporal distortion.


    Web Originals 
  • 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 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.
  • In Jay & Miles X-Plain The X-Men, Jay doesn't do shipping, but one exception is Storm and "all of the ladies".
    Miles: All of the ladies?
    Jay: All of the ladies.
    Miles: Well, what about...?
    Jay: All of them.
    Miles: What about...?
    Jay: ALL OF THEM!
    Miles: Well, okay then.

    Web Videos 
  • 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.)
  • In the Honest Trailers for Super Mario Bros. (1993), 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."
  • 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 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.

    Western Animation 
  • Dan Vs.: The scene from The Professional is parodied in "Dan Vs. the Salvation Armed Forces" when 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?
  • At the end of The Fairly OddParents! Christmas Episode "Christmas Every Day!":
    Easter Bunny: How many more houses do we have to hit?
    Timmy: All of them?
  • Family Guy:
    • In "Dr. C and the Women", after convincing Cleveland to become a therapist, Peter says that he's perceptive and can always tell which guys in the Wrangler jeans commercials beat their wives. Cut to Peter and Lois on the couch, where Peter declares "All of 'em".
    • In "Nanny Goats", Peter imagines Craigslist as being a Long List of things for a guy named Craig. In the ensuing Cutaway Gag, Craig is writing the list and one of the things his wife tells him from offscreen to write down is gay sex; when Craig asks what kind, she tells him "All of it".
    • In "Are You There God!? It's Me, Peter", Peter takes his family to Fuddruckers and gets angry at them not going crazy with their burgers.
      Peter: What part of "Fuddruckers" don't you understand?!
      Meg: All of it.
  • Final Space: In "The Dead Speak", Quinn is horrified when Avocato reveals what's under his gauntlets — the telltale glowing veins which indicate Final Space poisoning, which Quinn has already learned the hard way can be deadly — and then he clarifies to her just how dire and widespread it is.
    Quinn: You and Little Cato [have it]?
    Avocato: No, Quinn. All of us. Gary too.
  • Futurama:
    • Used parodically 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 "Future Stock", Fry befriends another frozenee from the 1980s 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!
    • 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.
  • Megas XLR:
    • During an intergalactic, giant robot pro-wrestling match:
      Magnanimous: [coordinator] Send... in... everyone.
      Assistant: Which one?
      Magnanimous: EVERYONE! [hits a button labeled "EVERYONE"]
    • The buttons on Megas include "missiles", "more missiles" and "all the missiles".
  • In the Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends episode "Hum Bug", after Spiderus takes berries for himself that Bounce had asked him to deliver for the Earwig family, he has a nightmare in which he keeps taking everyone's berries. They chastise him for being selfish, asking him just how many berries he needs. "All of them," he insists repeatedly, swiping berry after berry until finally wakes up, realizes it was a nightmare, and decides to make up for his real-life selfish action.
  • The Simpsons:
    • In "Burns Verkaufen Der Kraftwerk", a German company has 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 "Mr. Plow", 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.
    • In "Maximum Homerdrive", Homer and Bart are doing a trucker run (the previous trucker died in an eating contest with Homer and he took over his shipment run) and stop at a drive-in theater showing "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", 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 the Star Trek: Lower Decks episode "The Stars at Night", when another California-class comes in to save the Cerritos from the power-mad AI-driven USS Aledo, Captain Freeman warns there's no way an extra Cali-class can deal with it. Mariner knew that and decided to call in all of the Cali-class ships.
  • 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 Tigtone episode "Tigtone vs. Nothing", after world peace is achieved, Tigtone decides that Victory Is Boring and throws the world back into chaos so he can have quests to do. When Helpy asks him which quest he wants to do first, Tigtone replies "All of them!"
  • In the multi-parter that comprises the final season of The Transformers, "The Rebirth", when Optimus is asked how many Decepticons are approaching Cybertron, his answer is an emphatic "All of them!"
  • Weird Answer Kommand, an interstitial short on Nickelodeon, once tried to answer the question "If it's impossible to eat just one potato chip, what's the most potato chips one person can eat?" The answer, in Bonnie's case at least, is ALL the potato chips. Even the burnt, disgusting, green one that always seems to be at the bottom of the last bag.

    Real Life 
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • When a fan asked Sean Schemmel if he had ever used his Goku voice to order pizza, he expressed that he had not done so and probably would not do that because the most in-character thing he could say as Goku would be to ask for all the pizzas with all the toppings.
    Goku: Yeah, I’d like all the pizzas. Just send me all of them, how many you have left? Couple hundred, yeah, put everything on it, send all of it, and just, y’know, that’d be awesome. Okay, thanks! (uses Instant Transmission to teleport to his order and come back)
  • Michelle Salzman, a Republican politician from Florida, gave this answer when a colleague asked, regarding the 2023 Israel/Hamas war: "We are at 10,000 dead Palestinians. How many will be enough?" it didn't go over well.
  • Police officer calling in after the Key Bridge was struck and collapsed: "23 dispatch, the whole bridge just fell down. start start whoever everybody the whole bridge just collapsed!"


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Mia Townsend

Mia Townsend, the racer who spent the entire game helping the player climb to the top of the Blacklist and reclaim their prized car from Razor, is revealed to be an undercover Rockport Police officer.

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