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Black Hat Guy: You know, I once shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die.
Cueball: Really? Well, I once shot a man in Reno, but I couldn't tell you why.
Black Hat Guy: I once shot a man in Reno, then I went home to cry.
Cueball: I once shot a man in Reno, then I watered his cacti.
Black Hat Guy: I once shot a man in Reno 'cause they cancelled Firefly
Cueball: I once shot a man in Reno, him and all his succubi.
Black Hat Guy: I once shot a man in Reno and a bunch more in My Lai.
Cueball: I think we're done.
xkcd #206

"Why do I talk all the time, it's really hard to make these rhyme!"
Gruntilda, Banjo-Kazooie

"Why be led, when you can be leader?
Why bow to lady luck when you can beat her?
Why sit back and relax if you can pull your fill?
Before you are taken, why not go in for the kill?

"...Quant sor un rouge olifant
Vint uns limeçons armés
Qui lor aloit escriant :
« Fil a putain, sa venez !
Je versefie en dormant. »"
("...When on a red elephant
An armed snail arrived
That shouted to them:
'Come on then, sons of bitches!
I rhyme in my sleep.'")

"I must complete my bust, two novels, finish my blueprints, begin my Beguine."
"Hey, Jeremy, must you always talk in rhyme?"
"If I spoke prose, you'd all find out; I don't know what I talk about!"
Jeremy, Yellow Submarine

Calvin scrambled up the stairs and dove into a door on the top floor.
Heh, heh. Maybe I could write a poem for my next story.

Elevator Attendant Buzz: Mr. Kline, up to 9. Mrs. Dell, personnel. Mr. Levin, 37.
Mr. Levin: Uh, 36
Buzz: Walk. Down.

Greg: Oh no! My scheme was ended by a stake! Was my plan merely wasted, like a autumn leaf swept aside by a rake?!
Nacht: Yeah, but rhyming isn't gonna save you from me.
(Nacht opens fire.)

"As for rhymes, I've got Tourette's.
And this is how it manifests.

Marjo: Wow even on fire he actually rhymed.
Luiji: You could say it was ill-timed.
Marjo: Shut up.

"Most of the time, he talked in rhyme." The mountain man chuckled. "Like I guess I just did."
Blossom, by Andrew Vachss

I'm Pippi. Who're you? What is it you're up to? I'm off on an adventure every day. Don't think of me as boyish, OK?

Para: We are villains who like to rhyme.
Dox: In fact, we do it all the time!
The Paradox brothers, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series Episode 13

Tragic news about the Oood. There was a terrible floood, they try to escape into the woood, but it didn't do any goood, now they're all doood.
Chris Addison, Unlikely things to hear on Doctor Who, Mock the Week

"Your amateur moves aren't worth a dime, for a change I made this taunt rhyme!"
Capital B, Yooka-Laylee

"For more rhymes I'm sure you're eager, but our dialogue budget is rather meager."
Witch hat snowman, Yooka-Laylee

Billy: Another dimension? No one mentioned another dimension!
Grim: Yeah, we step through there and ascend to the Home of the Ancients!
Billy: I hate to throw a monkey wrench into this ascension to another dimension that wasn't ever mentioned, but
Grim: What's with the sudden dissension?
Billy: I'm pulling an abstention to the ascension to another dimension. My mommy said I'm not allowed to.
Grim: Well, I don't want to cause tension with this ascension to...
Mandy: Stop it! Both of you just STOP IT!


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