Sheriff of Rottingham Quotes in Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)


Sheriff of Rottingham Quotes:

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: [taking off his leather glove and slapping Robin with it] I challenge you to a duel.

    Robin Hood: [picking an iron gauntlet up from the dinner table and smacking Rottingham across the face with it, knocking him down] I accept!

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: This was to be a "private" meeting... I mean, who are these men?

    Don Giovanni: These? These are my most trusted associates. On my right, Dirty Ezio. On my left, Filthy Luca.

    Filthy Luca: [Stands Up] We thank you, for inviting us on the day of your daughter's wedding.

    Don Giovanni: No, no, no.

    Filthy Luca: I hope that her first child, is a masculine child.

    Don Giovanni: Shut up! We haven't even had our meeting yet!

    Filthy Luca: ...Oh yeah.

    [sits down]

  • [preparing to ravish Maid Marian]

    Sheriff of Rottingham: A chastity belt! That's going to chafe my willy!

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: King illegal forest to pig wild kill in it a is!

    Robin HoodMaid Marian: What?

    Sheriff of Rottingham: I mean, don't you know it's illegal to kill a wild pig in the king's forest?

    Robin Hood: Is it not also illegal to sit on the king's throne and usurp his power in his absence?

    [crowd gasps]

    Prince John: Careful Robin, you go too far.

  • Abbot: We are here to witness the marriage, of Mervin, the Sheriff of...

    [crowd snickers]

    Abbot: Mervin? Your name is Mervin?

    Sheriff of Rottingham: [over crowd laughing] Shut up! Shut up!

    Abbot: OK... Mervin.

    [crowd starts laughing again]

  • [Robin crashes Prince John's party, and slams a wild pig on the table]

    Sheriff of Rottingham: That's a wild boar!

    Robin Hood: No, no. That's a wild pig.

    [Robin points at Prince John]

    Robin Hood: *That's* a wild bore.

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: Sire, I have news!

    Prince John: And what sort of news do you have? It's not bad news, is it? You know I can't take bad news. The day started out so good. I had a good night's sleep, I had a good B.M. I don't want to hear any bad news. So, what kind of news is it?

    Sheriff of Rottingham: Well, to be perfectly frank, it's bad.

    Prince John: [shouts] I knew it! I knew it would be bad news. Wait, I have an idea. Maybe if you tell me the *bad* news in a *good* way, it wouldn't sound so bad.

    Sheriff of Rottingham: [thinking] The bad news in a good way. Yes, I can do that. The bad news in a good way. Well, here it goes.


    Sheriff of Rottingham: W-wait till you hear this! I just saw Robin of Locksley, he's back from the crusades.


    Sheriff of Rottingham: You know, he just beat the *crap* out of me and my men.


    Sheriff of Rottingham: He hates you and he loves your brother, Richard!


    Sheriff of Rottingham: And...


    Sheriff of Rottingham: ... he wants to see you hanged!


    Sheriff of Rottingham: We, we're in a lot of trouble!

    [laughs and snorts loudly]

    Prince John: [furious] What, are you crazy? Why are you laughing? This is terrible news!

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: Wasn't your... didn't your mole used to be on the other side?

    Prince John: I have a MOLE?

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: This is a stealth catapult, we've been working on it secretly for months. It can hurl one of these heavy boulders undetected, over a hundred yards, completely destroying anything in its path.

    Prince John: Wow! How's it work?

    Sheriff of Rottingham: It's rather simple. You get one of these heavy boulders, put it here where I'm sitting, and then pull on that lever.

    Prince John: Like this?

    [John pulls the lever and flings Mervin into the air]


    Latrine: [praying by her bed in her boudoir] Oh dear Lord, if you see fit to send me my one true love...

    [the Sheriff crashes through the roof and lands on the bed]

    Latrine: [looks up and grins] Thank you!

    [starts to climb on top of the Sheriff]

    Latrine: Oh my god! Oh my god!

    Sheriff of Rottingham: [struggles] No! No! I have a headache!

    [runs away]

    Latrine: OH BUGGER!

    [breaks the fourth wall]

    Latrine: I was *that* close! I touched it.

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: The old man is Loxley.

    Prince John: Are you sure? He looks like Mark Twain.

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: Struckey has loxed again.

    Prince John: What?

    Sheriff of Rottingham: Loxley has struck again.

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: He "deered" to kill a King's dare.

    Sheriff of Rottingham: [realizing he said it wrong] He dared to kill a King's deer.

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: You know, this wasn't a very smart thing to do, Loxley. I'll pay for this!


    Sheriff of Rottingham: YOU'LL pay for this!

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: Over that boy hand!

    [pauses, looking confused]

    Sheriff of Rottingham: Hand over that boy!

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: Don Giovanni, if I may say so, your lizard looks limp.

    Don Giovanni: [holding lizard] Yeah, well, when you get to be my age... Oh! My lizard! Oh yeah!

  • Maid Marian: Wait!

    Sheriff of Rottingham: What for?

    Maid Marian: If you promise not to kill Robin, I shall do the most disgusting thing that I can think of.

    Prince John: Oooohhh.

    Sheriff of Rottingham: Oh? And what's that?

    Maid Marian: I shall marry you.

    Sheriff of Rottingham: What? You'll be mine? You'll give yourself to me every night? And sometimes, right after lunch?

    Maid Marian: Yes, but only my body. You can never have my heart, my mind, or my soul!

    Sheriff of Rottingham: Oh, oh yes! I respect that.

  • [Robin is being made to watch Marian's wedding from the gallows]

    Abbot: Do you, Sheriff of Rottingham, take Marian of Bahgel to be your lawfully wedded wife, to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, till death do you part?

    Sheriff of Rottingham: YES I DO! Get on with it!

    Abbot: And do you, Marian, vow to do all the stuff I just said?

    Sheriff of Rottingham: [to Marian] Say I do, or Robin dies!

    Maid Marian: I... I do...

    [Ahchoo shoots through Robin's noose]

    Maid Marian: NOT!

  • [Rottingham slices off Robin's necklace, sending his key flying. The key falls into the lock of Marian's chastity belt]

    Robin Hood: It is the key to the greatest treasure in all the land!

    Maid Marian: This means you've always been my one true love because it's just the right size!

    Sheriff of Rottingham: It's not the size that counts... It's how you use it!

  • Prince John: Save me, save me! Hurt them, hurt them!

    Sheriff of Rottingham: Right! Save them, save them, hurt you, hurt you! I've got it!

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: I was angry at you before Loxley, but now I'm really pissed off!

    Ahchoo: Pissed off? If I was that close to a horse's wiener I'd be worrying about being pissed on!

  • Sheriff of Rottingham: [after Robin has fired his shot, hitting the bullseye dead center] Don't worry, Dirty Ezio still has another shot.

    Prince John: But he hit the very center of the bullseye... schmuck!

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