Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy quotes

124 total quotes (ID: 38)

Brian Fantana
Brick Tamland
Champ Kind
Ed Harken
Multiple Characters
Ron Burgundy
Veronica Corningstone
Wes Mantooth


I'm Brick Tamland. People seem to like me because I am polite and I am rarely late. I like to eat ice cream and I really enjoy a nice pair of slacks. Years later, a doctor will tell me that I have an I.Q. of 48 and I am what some people call mentally retarded.


[yelling at Veronica] What? You read my news? [...] I thought it was a joke. I thought is was funny. I even wrote it down in my diary that night. "Veronica had a very funny joke today." [...] We are through! Through! Because of your actions, you-you scorpion woman!

Brick Tamland: I love... carpet. [pause] I love... desk.
Ron Burgundy: Brick, are you just looking at things in the office and saying that you love them?
Brick Tamland: I love lamp.
Ron Burgundy: Do you really love the lamp, or are you just saying it because you saw it?
Brick Tamland: I love lamp! I love lamp.

[unveiling the Sex Panther] No, she gets a special cologne... It's called Sex Panther by Odeon. It's illegal in nine countries... Yep, it's made with bits of real panther, so you know it's good. [...] They've done studies, you know. Sixty percent of the time, it works every time.

"I woke up in this Japanese family's rec-room and they would NOT stop screaming."

[while warming up before the news] Unique New York. Unique New York.

The only way to bag a classy lady is to give her two tickets to the gun show [kisses his biceps] and see if she likes the goods.

Ron Burgundy: (on the fight between local anchormen) Boy, that escalated quickly... I mean, that really got out of hand fast!
Champ Kind: It jumped up a notch.
Ron Burgundy: It did, didn't it?
Brick Tamland: Yeah, I stabbed a man in the heart.
Ron Burgundy: I saw that! Brick killed a guy! Did you throw a trident?
Brick Tamland: Yeah, there were horses, and a man on fire, and I killed a guy with a trident.
Ron Burgundy: Brick, I've been meaning to talk to you about that. You should probably find yourself a safehouse or a relative close by. Lay low for a while, because you're probably wanted for murder.

(To Ron) Jazz flute is for little fairy boys

I'm all about having a good time. You know, get a couple ****tails in me, start a fire in someone's kitchen or go to Sea World, take my pants off.

Veronica Corningstone: Mr. Burgundy, I am a professional and I would like to do my job.
Ron Burgundy: Big deal! I am very professional!
Veronica Corningstone: Mr. Burgundy, you are acting like a baby.
Ron Burgundy: I'm not a baby, I'm a MAN, I am an ANCHORMAN!
Veronica Corningstone: You are not a man. You are a big fat joke!
Ron Burgundy: I'm a man who discovered the wheel and built the Eiffel Tower out of metal and brawn. That's what kind of man I am. You're just a woman with a small brain. With a brain a third the size of us. It's science.

If you want to throw down in fisticuffs, fine, I've got Jack Johnson and Tom O'Leary waitin' for ya...right here!

[while examining his make-up job] AUDREY! Get in here, I look like hell! I've got bags under my eyes! [To Audrey off camera] What's that? Well, if you were a man, I'd punch you. I'd punch you right in the mouth. This is bush. Bush league!

[while warming up before the news] How now, brown cow? How now, brown cow?

Listen to Burgundy! He's gone soft on us, like some school boy bitch.