Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen Quotes in Back to the Future Part III (1990)


Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen Quotes:

  • Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: What's your name, dude?

    Marty McFly: Uh, Mar- Eastwood. Clint Eastwood.

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: What kind of stupid name is that?

  • [at the town festival]

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Then let's finish it, right now!

    Buford's Gang Member #1: Uh, not now, Buford. Uh, Marshal's got our guns.

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Like I said, we'll finish this tomorrow.

    Buford's Gang Member #2: Tomorrow, we're robbin' the Pine City Stage.

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: What about Monday? Are we doin' anything Monday?

    Buford's Gang Member #1: Uh, no, Monday'd be fine. You can kill him on Monday.

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: I'll be back this way on Monday! We'll settle this then... right there... out in the street... in front of the Palace Saloon!

    Marty McFly: Yeah, right. When? High noon?

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Noon? I do my killin' before breakfast! Seven o'clock!

    Marty McFly: Eight o'clock. I do my killin' after breakfast!

  • Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: You owe me money, blacksmith.

    Doc: How do ya figure?

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: My horse threw a shoe. And seein' as you was the one that done the shoein', I say that makes you responsible.

    Doc: Well, since you never paid me for the job, I say that makes us even!

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Wrong! See I was *on* my horse when it threw the shoe and I got throwed *off*! And *that* caused me to bust a perfectly good bottle of fine Kentucky red-eye. So, the way I figure it, blacksmith, you owe me five dollars for the whiskey and $75 for the horse.

    Marty McFly: [hoarsely] That's the $80.

    Doc: Look! If your horse threw a shoe, bring him back and I'll reshoe him!

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: I done shot that horse!

    Doc: Well, that's your problem, Tannen!

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Wrong! That's yours. So, from now on, you better be lookin' behind you when you walk. 'Cause one day you're gonna get a bullet in your back.

    [Buford and his gang gallop away on their horses]

  • Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Smile, Marshall. After all, this *is* a party!

    Marshall Strickland: The only party I'll be smilin' at is the one that sees you at the end of a rope.

    Strickland's Deputy: Have fun.

    [Buford and his gang head toward the town festival]

    Marshall Strickland: [turns to his son] See, that's how you handle them, son. Never give 'em an inch, and maintain discipline at all times. Remember that word - "discipline."

    Marshal Strickland's son: I will, Pa.

    [the Marshall pats his son on the leg]

  • Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: [arriving at the Palace Saloon] Are you in there, Eastwood? It's eight o'clock, and I'm callin' you out!

    Marty McFly: [looks at the town clock, then steps towards Buford cautiously at a window] It's not 8:00 yet!

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: It is by my watch! Let's settle this once and for all, runt! Or ain't you got the gumption?

  • Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Eight o'clock Monday, runt. If you ain't here, I'll hunt you and shoot you down like a duck.

    Buford's Gang Member #1: It's "dog", Buford. Shoot him down like a dog.

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: [enraged] Lets go, boys! Let these sissies have their party!

  • Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Listen up, Eastwood! I aim to shoot somebody today and I'd prefer it'd be you. But if you're just too damn yella, I guess it'll just have to be your blacksmith friend.

  • Strickland's Deputy: [Buford is pulled out of a manure cart and up to his feet] Buford Tannen, you're under arrest for robbin' the Pine City Stage! You got anything to say?

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: [spits out a chunk of manure] I hate manure.

  • Marty McFly: You're Mad Dog Tannen!

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Mad Dog? I hate that name. I hate it. You hear? Nobody calls me "Mad Dog", especially not some duded-up, egg-suckin' gutter trash.

  • [at a weapons checkpoint, Strickland holds a shotgun on Tannen]

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Marshall Strickland. I didn't know you was back in town.

    Marshall Strickland: If you can't read the sign, Tannen, I presume you can read THIS.

  • Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: Wake up! Get up! Let's go! I got me a runt to kill.

    Buford's Gang Member #1: It's still early, boss. What's your hurry?

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: I'm hungry.

  • Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: [to his gang members] Let's go, boys. Let these sissies have their party.

  • [Marshall Strickland breaks up a brawl between Marty and Buford at the festival]

    Marshall Strickland: [points rifle at Buford] All right now, break it up. What's all this about? You causin' trouble here, Tannen?

    Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen: No trouble, Marshall. Just a little personal matter between me and Eastwood! This don't concern the law.

    Marshall Strickland: Tonight, everything concerns the law. Now break it up. Any brawlin', it's 15 days in the county jail. All right, folks, c'mon, this is a party. Come on, let's have some fun!

    [walks off the stage]

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