Follow TV Tropes

Following

Quotes / It Runs on Nonsensoleum

Go To

"I'm done reconfoobling the energy-mo-tron... or whatever..."
Bender, Futurama

Fry: "Is he genetically engineered?"
Professor: "Oh please, that's preposterous science fiction mumbo jumbo. Guenther's intelligence actually lies in his electronium hat, which harnesses the power of sunspots to produce cognitive radiation."

Science-Hygiene: It sort of makes sense!
— "Jack B. Quick's Amazing World of Science", Tomorrow Stories

Advertisement:
FCG: WHAT ADDITIONAL ADVANTAGE COULD MAGIC OFFER? ALL THIS SHIT IS PRACTICALLY MAGIC ANYWAY.
FCG: BUT MORE LIKE
FCG: GOOFY SCIENCEY MAGIC. YOU KNOW?
— Future!Karkat, Homestuck

"Yes, definitely held up by wantum superstrings," babbled Johnny. "I'd postulate a Handwavium Drive generating a Flangium Field of pure Gaffleblab suspended in Piller Filler, drawing its power from a cubic foot of Buzzwordium—"
"You're just making that shit up, aren't you?" snapped Constance.
"Err...yes."
Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space

Eggman: There it is, the power source that makes a slow cooker cook slowly!
Orbot: And here I thought it was a mixture of patience, low heat, and collected condensation.
Eggman: Nope, glowing energy ball.
Sonic Boom, "New Year's Retribution"

Oh, the film melted into oil. That doesn't make any sense. It's not a melt-inator, it's a - oh, right, film is made from some petroleum product and it [the machine] makes it younger so... I guess it makes some kind of ridiculous sense.
Dr. Doofenshmirtz, Phineas and Ferb, "Tri-State Treasure: Boot of Secrets"
Advertisement:

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report