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Luffy: Phew! Got it out.
Zoro: You need to work on your fishbone-eating technique.
Nami: I have news for you guys: normal people don't eat this part.

"You're going to get so fat. Sure, maybe you can get away with it now, but once you hit thirty and your metabolism slows down, you're gonna balloon out. At least, if there's any justice in this world."
Chiaki Shinoda, Darker Than Black

"I'll take everything from here to here!"
Lina Inverse, Slayers, ordering from an Inn's menu.

Announcer #1: This... this girl's stomach is a Cosmos unto itself! It's connected to the void of the universe!
Announcer #2:How much can a human being eat? One has to ask: Where have we been? Where are we going? Their forms are like unto the gods themselves! This is truly awe inspiring!
Announcer #2: We may very well be witnessing here today is a birth... the birth of the next stage in human stomach evolution.

"A man's stomach has no limit! Keep 'em on coming!"

"You know, you're a real couch potato: you're as big as a couch and you're full of potatoes."
Escargo(o)n, Kirby: Right Back at Ya!

Goku: When's our lunch?
Fight Promoter: Don't you think it's a bad idea to eat a meal right before your fight? You might get cramps that way!
Goku: I will eat!


Comic Books

"Having a good meal after practicing is an essential part of training. You should apply everything you've learned to eating as well as fighting."
Ryu, Street Fighter #13 (UDON comic)

Ray: (in response to seeing Impulse wolf down a sandwich with practically every standard topping you can think of stuffed in between) Geez, Louise, Bart! What did you do, inhale it?
Bart: Being depressed makes me hungry. You want a sandwich, Ray?
Ray: Nah, I try to eat light.

"I've been down here for days with nothing to eat but cave mushrooms, puddle water and an entire dragon."
Fat Cobra, Wolverine #17

Fan Works

"P’Li pushes aside another empty plate and puts it on the stack. The truckers on the other side of the restaurant are eating fruit tarts and staring open mouthed as she packs away a party platter single handed."

"Teana once told Cinque that during the Ixpellia case, Teana stayed over at Subaru's place and was surprised that Subaru ordered CRATES of food from catering services. Not boxes, CRATES."

Luffy: [flat look at Crocus] That's just stupid. [Laboon] could only feed them for three weeks, tops.
Cross: [flat look at Luffy] Your answer terrifies me beyond all belief for so many reasons.
This Bites!, a One Piece Fanfic, on feeding one hundred people with a whale whose eye dwarfs entire ships..

Film — Animated

"I took you inside, fed you, bathed you, tried to get pants on you, and fed you again...and again...and again."
Mr. Ping [about Po], Kung Fu Panda 2

"When I was a lad, I ate four dozen eggs every morning to help me get large,
And now that I'm grown, I eat five dozen eggs, so I'm roughly the size of a barge!"

Film — Live-Action

Aragorn (still going by Strider): Gentlemen, we do not stop till nightfall.
Pippin: What about breakfast?
Aragorn: You already had it.
Pippin: We had one, yes. What about second breakfast?
[Aragorn stares at the hobbits in confusion for a second, then walks]
Merry: I don't think he knows about second breakfast, Pip.
Pippin: What about elevenses? Luncheon? Afternoon tea? Dinner? Supper? He knows about them, doesn't he?
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

Jake: Got any fried chicken?
Mrs. Murphy: Best damn chicken in the state.
Jake: Bring me four fried chickens and a Coke.
Mrs. Murphy: You want chicken wings or chicken legs?
Jake: Four fried chickens and a Coke.
Elwood: And some dry white toast please.
Mrs. Murphy: Y'all want anything to drink with that?
Elwood: No ma'am.
Jake: A Coke.

"Well, I reckon we'll wake up early and eat...and then we'll dig for oil and eat...then we'll rope some dogies, bust a few broncs, and then maybe we'll grab a bite to eat."

"How could you eat an entire box of Pop-Tarts and still be this hungry?"
Darcy, Thor

Live-Action TV

Sylvia Fine: Do I smell banana fritters with fresh fruit compote?
Niles: No.
Sylvia: Could I?

"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?"
Ron Swanson, Parks and Recreation

Wallace: The day of the back-to-school athletics banquet there were spirit boxes in our lockers. There weren't any brownies in there, but there were cookies.
Veronica: Did you eat one?
Wallace: I ate six.
Veronica: That's my Wallace.
Veronica Mars, "Normal Is The Watchword"

Video Games

"Sorry, pal. I'm a pretty picky eater. I only eat burgers, hot dogs, fries, pizza, onion rings, spaghetti, sandwiches, chicken, steak, pork chops, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, roast beef..."
Rufus, Super Street Fighter IV (win quote against El Fuerte)

Cluckin' Bell Employee: Can I take your order, please?
Big Smoke: Carl, what do you want? You gotta eat to keep your strength up, man!
CJ: Hey, I'll take a number 9... fat boy!
Ryder: Gimme a number 9, just like his.
Sweet: Uh, lemme get a number 6 with extra dip.
Big Smoke: I'll have two number 9s, a number 9 large, a number 6 with extra dip, a number 7, two number 45s, one with cheese, and a large soda.
[everyone else in the car stares at Big Smoke incredulously]

Avatar: Ah, Effie. Holding a feast, are you? Who else is invited?
Effie: Oh, hello, Avatar. No, why do you ask?
Avatar: Um...because you have enough food for twelve people laid out here.
Effie: Twelve people? Goodness, no. This is simply my lunch—nothing more.

Yosuke: H-Hey, uh, Hanako? You... wouldn't happen to have any extra curry left, huh? C'mon, give us some! We're begging you! We're starving to death here!
Hanako: No way. I'm on a diet right now, so this is all that I made. It has to last me.
Chie: All that you made...? It's like a bucketful...

Vyrn: What the heck! Did you finish all that food by yourself?
Pecorine: Yes! It was sooo good!
Kokkoro: Oh, this is Pecorine's habitual appetite. Have you not experienced it yet?
Karyl: Yup. Nothing she eats surprises me anymore. She's a bottomless pit.

Web Comics

"Okay, that's Jumbolaya©, one double-stacker, a strawberry milkshake, a Mega chicken ceasar salad, a quiche casserole, a club on sourdough, potato wedges skillet sizzler, a 12 oz medium rare, the salmon fillet, a raspberry sponge cake, onion rings, hush puppies, lasagna, a stack of butter wheat pancakes, pandesal, a bread bowl of creamed spinach, roasted asparagus, a banana split, and a molten fudge chocolate cake with chocolate sprinkles."
Lucky, the rabbit waiter reading off Drip Dry's menu order in Drip Dry Feast (NSFW)

"Nanase, don't take this the wrong way, but HOW THE HELL ARE YOU NOT FAT?"

Web Original

"Four-cheese ravioli, Chef Boyardee Ravioli in ravioli, trifecta-liqour-meat sauce, cheesy-meat jolly balls and four of the hungriest mother(caw)s that ever ate on the internet!"
Harley Morenstein, Masta Pasta episode of Epic Meal Time

Deandra: Jenna! How much longer until I go on [to the stage to sing]?! Jesus, I haven't eaten yet and Pizza Street closes at 1:00!
Jenna: Uh, Deandra, you've been eating food in the greenroom all night.
Deandra: (Ahem) That wasn't eating, that was snacking! I don't consider anything a meal unless it includes the words "All You Can Eat", "Bottomless", or "Endless".

"These snacks are for everybody! Not just lunch for Deandra, DEANDRA!"

"Hmm... Zelda, today I want salami, falafel, pizza, bacon, curry, porridge, vegetables, olives, potatoes, chips, corn, Tic Tacs, muffins, bananas, fish, turkey, chicken, cake, and Wheat Thins for dinner."

Western Animation

Homer: Oh, I like food alright... [singing to the tune of "I Feel Pretty"] I like pizza, I like bagels, I like hot dogs with mustard and beer...
Editor: I get the picture.
Homer: [continues, ignoring him] I'll eat eggplant, I could even eat a baby deer... La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la! Who's that baby deer on the lawn there?
The Simpsons, "Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner?"

The Flash: Besides, (holding up several dozen hotdogs) it's just a little snack.

Cyborg: Let's see... I'll have four number ones, three number twos, five number threes, a side of fries and...a diet soda.
Beast Boy: Actually, we don't have soda. Just meat.
Cyborg: Okay, then make it a cup of meat juice.
Teen Titans, "Employee Of The Month"

Ace: How did you eat a whole week's supply of food in one afternoon?
Bon Bon: Easy, I... I was hungry.
My Little Pony Tales, "Birds of a Feather"

Bear: I'm stuffed.
Franklin: Can Bear and I go exploring, Mom?
Mrs. Turtle: Exploring? That sounds like fun. But be careful.
Franklin: We will, Mom.
Bear: Maybe we'll find some berries for dessert.
Franklin: I thought you were full, Bear.
Bear: Not the dessert part. It's still empty.
Franklin, "Franklin's Mom"


"Giggle pixie Elizabeth Banks said that no one loves cake more than Jennifer Lawrence, which would seem like a really shitty, passive-aggressive jab if not for two indisputable facts: Elizabeth Banks is delightful and JLaw totally stole the first piece of Banks's birthday cake like some sort of birthday tax assessor. JLaw is the Sheriff of Nottingham of birthdays."
Doug Barry, Jezebel

Zeke: [finds the others in the restaurant, takes a seat] Lo, again. I miss anythingggggg... [the question dies away when he notices Starlight's gigantic pile of food] ...Magic burns a lot of carbs, I take it?
Michael: [...and then Michael returns with a couple bacon cheeseburger meals after paying for them. He breaks off a part of the bun and gives it to Dulcina] Pretty much.
Risky: That which is apparent.
Starlight: Yeah. I generally do 5 meals a day. [does an Aside Glance]

"In Europe, we eat a lot, we drink a little wine, we have expresso (sic), we go back to hotel, take big shit, then we go play."
Steve Kerr on NBA Open Court, quoting Toni Kukoc about his huge pregame meal

"But then, in panel three, we abruptly shift gears, and realize those emails are about something else we know about Dagwood: that he is a limitless appetite, a nightmarish spatial anomaly who can take any amount of foodstuff down his infinite gullet. Just imagine Lou at the diner, the sloshing sea of subpar chili reaching his chin. 'Who usually ate all this,' he asks, baffled. 'Where is it coming from? Where does it usually go?' He can hardly breathe from the smell. 'Where’s Dagwood? Why didn’t Dagwood tell us he was leaving? Why didn’t we make plans?'"


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