Hondo Quotes in S.W.A.T. (2003)


Hondo Quotes:

  • Street: So why'd you pick me?

    Hondo: To piss off the captain.

  • Hondo: You still want to work S.W.A.T?

    Chris: No. I just enjoy applying all the time.

  • [about Hondo's S.W.A.T. selection]

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: Sanchez is a woman and Street, well he's on my shit list

    Hondo: Hey! I'm on your shit list too and I'm the team captain.

  • Hondo: How can I trust a man who won't eat a good old-fashioned American hotdog?

    Street: [smiling] He's a vegetarian.

  • [From the first trailer]

    Hondo: Let's try to get in the killing mode.

    Chris: I am in killing mode.

    Hondo: So why you smiling?

    Chris: Because it tickles me.

  • [last lines]

    Hondo: Technically, our watch has been over for 12 hours.

    Street: So?

    Hondo: Yeah. What the hell. Mount up.

  • Hondo: You know what they say, you're either SWAT or you're not.

  • Hondo: The reason we're gathered here on our God-given, much-needed day of rest is that we have a Polish hostage.

    Deke: So what if he's Polish?

    Hondo: No, no. Means he's one of those: "Anyone comes in, I'll blow my head off" type of guys.

  • McCabe: [lying in the disabled learjet] How's Boxer?

    Hondo: What do you care?

    McCabe: C'mon, Hondo, just give me that.

    Hondo: He's going to make it.

    McCabe: Good.

    Hondo: Just couldn't resist, could ya? So what do you wanna do?

    McCabe: Goddamnit, Sarge.

    [McCabe shoots himself dead]

  • Hondo: Street, you have a driver's license?

    Street: Got a library card.

    Hondo: Good enough. So get your uniform on. You're driving me around today.

  • Hondo: 10-David, this is 70-David.

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: 70-David, where the hell are you?

    Hondo: We are somewhere around Sixth and Trenton. We lost communication in the tunnels. Where's our backup?

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: [**POSSIBLE SPOILER**] Everything I have is going to Hawthorne Airport. That's where your friends Gamble and T.J. McCabe are headed.

    Hondo: That's the other side of town! Send a couple units to pick us up.

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: PICK YOU UP? For all I know you're in on this! I got a good mind to bring you in!

    Hondo: [to Street, Sanchez, and Deke] Like hell. Come on, let's go.

  • Hondo: Street. Don't beat him so badly I can't get a rematch, all right?

    Street: I won't make any promises.

    Hondo: It's my money, man.

  • Hondo: [Deke shoots a card] 10 of Spades. Spade flush.

    Street: Hondo, isn't that a straight flush?

    Hondo: Hold the phone. Six, seven, eight, nine, ten of Spades. Deke!

    Deke: Beats four Aces in Compton any day!

  • McCabe: What? No roll, Hondo?

    Hondo: How do you know I didn't?

    McCabe: You didn't, did you?

    Hondo: They only roll in John Woo movies, not in real life.

  • [to Captain Fuller]

    Hondo: Shame you're not playing a terrorist.

  • Hondo: You look like you need a Band-Aid.

    Street: Somebody else needs a body bag downstairs.

  • Hondo: Sorry. Wrong room.

    Chris: Who are you looking for?

    Hondo: Chris Sanchez.

    Chris: I'm Chris Sanchez.

    Hondo: YOU'RE Chris Sanchez?

    Chris: Look, if you're Internal Affairs, that guy had razorblades in his mouth. I had to put him down hard. I'm sick and tired of these bullshit complains because some vato doesn't like getting thrown to the pavement by a woman.

    Hondo: [Raises eyebrow] I look like IAD to you?

    [Sanchez shrugs]

  • Capt. Thomas Fuller: Nice job.

    Hondo: Don't sound so happy.

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: Still got a problem. He's still here.

    [Gestures towards Alex Montel]

    Chris: Road trip?

    Street: [Beaten up from the fight with Gamble] Road trip.

    Hondo: Yeah... road trip. Guess you'll have to fire us later.

    [Street spits blood out of his mouth, team walks away toward arriving SWAT truck with Fuller smiling at the team for once in the whole movie]

  • Hondo: Here's where watching 'The World's Most Exciting Police Chases' pays off.

  • Hondo: Oh look, they got their own airport security.

  • Hondo: I need your A-game boys... and girl.

  • [after hearing Street over radio yell officer down]

    Hondo: Flip a bitch!

    Deke: Flippin' a bitch!

  • Hondo: Drop Fruit of the Loomski in the A-car.

  • Hondo: [Deleted Scene: Hondo Reviews Files at Home outside, hears a noise on the ground, then looks down at a deer from his balcony] Hey! Get the hell off my damn property.

    Hondo: [Deer looks at him] There's coyotes up here.

    Hondo: As a rule, they're punks, but if I was you, I'd watch my back.

  • Velasquez: [Deleted Scene: Hondo's Introduction- Lt. Velasquez says to Officers of SWAT Division] Gentlemen! Our new 70-David has just made his first stealth entry. If you don't know him, you've probably heard of him: Sergeant Dan "Hondo" Harrelson!

    [Officers cheer and applaud, with Boxer and McCabe's voices louder than the others]

    Velasquez: Here is a man who will outrun, outfight, outshoot

    [Hondo raises his eyebrows in disbelief at Velasquez]

    Velasquez: , outsmart, out-paperwork, ALL OF YOU.

    McCabe: I got 20 bucks says otherwise.

    Boxer: I'll cover 10 of it for you.

    Velasquez: Now you know gambling's not allowed, and I shouldn't have to tell you that... but I'll cover that 10.

    Boxer: Done.

    Velasquez: Few words, Sergeant?

    Hondo: As a matter of fact...

    [Pretends to smack TJ with his book]

  • Hondo: Let's go make the Captain look like a hero.

  • Hondo: Deke, the frog's runnin'!

  • Capt. Thomas Fuller: The Chief is *making* me take you back. He's concerned about losing all his best officers to other cities.

    Hondo: He thinks that I'm one of his best officers?

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: But, he's given me complete oversight, and trust me, you've got no room for error.

    [Looking at the files]

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: So, I will give you Boxer, T.J. McCabe and this new guy, uh, Deacon Kay. I'm gonna pass up the other 2. Sanchez is a woman and Street? Well, Street's on my shit list.

    Hondo: Hey, *I'm* on your shit list too, and I'm the team leader.

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: You work for *me* now, and it's *my* team to choose.

    Hondo: With all due respect, Captain, other leaders get to pick their teams.

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: And you can too, just pick two new people.

    Hondo: Look. Just give me the team I asked for. You can even call it your *shit list* team. That way, if anything goes wrong, you can put all the blame on me. It'll be just like old times.

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: Okay. Okay, you got your team.

    [Puts the files together]

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: But, when you fail, and you probably will fail, Sanchez goes back to Traffic, and you and your boy Street are plain gone.

    [Hondo shrugs in disgust]

    Capt. Thomas Fuller: No, not just off S.W.A.T., off the force. You *feel* me?

    Hondo: Oh yeah, I *feel* you.

  • Hondo: How the hell can I trust a man who won't eat a good old-fashioned American hot dog?

  • Hondo: [last lines, sitting in the front passenger seat of a SWAT truck, after hearing a diamond robbery taking place over the radio, turns head back to see Street] technically our watch has been over for twelve hours

    Street: [turns his head back to see Hondo, then turns his head back to face forward, smiles, while putting on his radio headset] so?

    Hondo: [sits up straight] yeah, what the hell?

    Hondo: [grabs underneath his seat to get the rifle ready] Mount up !

  • Hondo: You know what? I think he might be Polish.

    Deke: Unbelievable.

  • Hondo: Remember that cop who took down the big man? We took care of his stupid bitch wife.

    Sean Vetter: So you took care of his stupid bitch wife?

    Hondo: Yeah. Any bitch who marries a cop has got to be stupid. The keys are in the car. Take care.

    Sean Vetter: You killed my wife, you motherfucker?

    [Sean beats him to death]

  • Taryn: [naked in the Jacuzzi after Hondo, who is also naked hands her a glass of Champaigne] Thanks.

    [takes a sip]

    Hondo: Spend the weekend with me.

    Taryn: You know I can't. I'm on assignment.

    Hondo: Is it dangerous?

    Taryn: Yes. But I can handle it.

    Hondo: Can you handle me?

    Taryn: I'll give it my best shot.

    [Taryn leans forward and gives Hondo a kiss]

  • Hondo: [after almost killing Barbara thinking she is a zombie] Jesus, Goddamn, holyloving, shit! What in the name of Jupiter's balls are you doing out here alone little lady?

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