Klytus Quotes in Flash Gordon (1980)
Klytus: Bring me... the bore worms!
Princess Aura: No! Not the bore worms!
Klytus: [watching Zarkov's memories of Hitler at a Nazi Party rally] Now, he showed promise!
The Emperor Ming: Klytus, I'm bored. What play thing can you offer me today?
Klytus: An obscure body in the S-K System, Your Majesty. The inhabitants refer to it as the planet... Earth.
The Emperor Ming: How peaceful it looks.
[He activates a console, and watches as earthquakes, floods, etc. start to occur. They both get a good laugh out of it]
Klytus: Most effective, Your Majesty! Will you destroy this, er, Earth?
The Emperor Ming: Later. I like to play with thing a while... before annihilation.
Flash Gordon: This Ming is a psycho!
Ming's Floating Servant: This Ming is a psycho.
Klytus: Who said that?
Ming's Floating Servant: The fair-haired prisoner.
Klytus: Who are you?
Flash Gordon: Flash Gordon. Quarterback. New York Jets.
Dale Arden: Dale Arden, Your Highness. Live and let live, that's my motto.
[Flash is in chains and with a helmet over his head]
Flash Gordon: I demand to see the governor! I can hardly breathe in this thing!
Klytus: Yes, you don't look well. I'm told you refused your final meal. The chef will be upset.
Flash Gordon: Tell 'em to go to hell!
Klytus: Maybe just as well. Gas works more quickly on an empty stomach. Any final requests?
Flash Gordon: Yes, let me see Dale. Right away.
Klytus: Oh, dear. How pathetic. Yes, I anticipated that.
Klytus: Should we stop the torture?
The Emperor Ming: No.
Princess Aura: Father! Damn you, Father!
[Flash is using football moves to fight Ming's soldiers]
The Emperor Ming: Klytus! What is he doing?
Klytus: I don't know, sir! It looks like some kind of barbaric sport!
Klytus: The tributes of the Hawkmen will be first.
Dale Arden: Are we dreaming?
Flash Gordon: I'd like to think so.
Prince Vultan: The fabled ice jewel of Frigia; we seized it in battle from the royal crypt.
Prince Barin: Stop! The ice jewel is our tribute, not Vultan's.
Prince Barin: Vultan stole it while we were burying our dead on Frigia
Prince Vultan: Liar!
Prince Barin: You are a thief!
Prince Vultan: What?
Prince Vultan: [Prince Barin draws his sword, preparing to attack Vultan]
[Vultan raises his clubbed sword]
Prince Vultan: Aargh!
Klytus: Put down your weapons! No one, but no one, dies in the palace without a command from the Emperor.
Prince Barin: Hail, Ming!
[Barin lowers his sword]
Prince Vultan: Aargh!
Klytus: Vultan! You obey, or you sacrifice your daughter.
[Vultan's daughter emerges, looks at her father]
Prince Vultan: [lowers his club sword relentingly] Hail, Ming.
Klytus: Now the tributes from Ardentia.
Prince Thun: Your Majesty, we, the people of Ardentia, we have suffered since you blasted our kingdom. I can offer you nothing this year, except my loyalty.
Klytus: Prince Thun, we prize nothing more highly. And tell us, how great is this loyalty to your emperor?
Prince Thun: Without measure.
The Emperor Ming: We are delighted to hear it; fall on your sword.
The Emperor Ming: Show us this loyalty, throw yourself onto your sword.
Prince Thun: [Prince Thun unsheathes his sword] May this deed of Prince Thun be an example to all the kingdoms of Mongo; death to Ming!
[Prince Thun is stopped by a freeze beam from Ming's servant]
Prince Thun: [Ming disembowels and slays Prince Thun with his own sword]
Dale Arden: Ugh!
Klytus: No one, but no one dies in the palace without a command from the Emperor.
Prince Barin: Klytus?
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