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Flash Gordon (Character)
from Flash Gordon (1936)

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Flash Gordon (1980)
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 Gordon: Prince Barin! I'm not your enemy, Ming is! And you know it yourself. Ming is the enemy of every creature of Mongo! Let's all team up and fight him.

Prince Vultan: My thanks to you, Flash.
Flash Gordon: What for?
Prince Vultan: For giving an old bird a second chance!

[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.

Flash Gordon: This isn't happening, Dale. We're not here. It's just a bad dream.
Dale Arden: Oh, I agree completely. We'll wake up in any minute in Dock Harbor and have a laugh about this.
Flash Gordon: Only this time I won't just ask the maitre d' your name. I'll walk over and talk to you.
Dale Arden: You promise?
Flash Gordon: I promise. Cross my heart and hope to... I really will talk to you, Dale.

Dr. Hans Zarkov: Look at them! The poor wretches are just waiting for someone to lead them in revolt...!
Flash Gordon: [annoyed] Oh, are you looking at ME, Zarkov?

Flash Gordon: Where am I?
Princess Aura: Back from the dead. I've saved you.
Flash Gordon: My God! How?
Princess Aura: By magic, of course. With a kiss, because I like you.

Ming's Floating Servant: Long live Flash! You've saved your Earth. Have a nice day.
Flash Gordon: [leaps into the air] Yeah!

Flash Gordon: The game's lost, Ming! Stop your attack on Earth and I'll spare your life!
The Emperor Ming: You pitiful fool! My life is not for any Earthling to give or take!
[Ming attempts to hold back Flash with the power of his ring. Flash approaches unaffected and menaces Ming with his sword. Ming cowers]
Flash Gordon: Your power is fading, Ming!

Flash Gordon: Biro's hit! I'm going in after him!
[flies off]
Prince Vultan: Grrrr! Impetuous boy!
Prince Vultan: Ah, well; who wants to live forever?
Prince Vultan: [laughs heartily, to the Hawkmen] DIVE!

[Hawkman Biro has been injured during the attack on war rocket Ajax]
Flash Gordon: Biro! You alright?
Biro: They just winged me!

Prince Vultan: [Flash is going to suicide ram Ming's palace, Vultan turns to Flash] That must be one hell of a planet you men come from!
Flash Gordon: Not too bad.

Flash Gordon: I'm flying blind on a rocket-cycle!

Prince Vultan: Flash... when the ship hits the forcefield you'll be killed; this is suicide!
Flash Gordon: No Vultan... it's a rational transaction! One life for billions...

Prince Vultan: [War Rocket Ajax is under heavy laser fire from Mingo City. Cut to Int. Ajax Cockpit. Flash is at the controls. Vultan is just reaching a ladder to leave] Come on, Flash! Come on! It's time to bail out!
Flash Gordon: Sorry, Vultan! I'm not coming!
Prince Vultan: What?
Flash Gordon: The rocketcycle's gone!
Prince Vultan: So, come on! I'll carry you!
Flash Gordon: Bail out, Vultan, before it's too late!
Prince Vultan: Flash,
[runs back to Flash]
Prince Vultan: are you crazy?
Flash Gordon: The fire's too heavy!
[pause]
Flash Gordon: You know we'll never make that opening with nobody at the wheel!
Prince Vultan: Come on! You'll be blown to pieces, Flash! It's suicide!
Flash Gordon: No, a rational transaction! One life for billions!
Prince Vultan: [Vultan grabs Flash's shoulders and shouts] Come on! You'll be destroyed!
Flash Gordon: [shouts] You loony bird!
[Pushes Vultan away]
Flash Gordon: Get outta here! They need you on the ground!
Prince Vultan: [Vultan holds out his right hand] Well, good bye, Flash! It's been...!
Flash Gordon: [Flash shakes Vultan's hand] I know! For me too, Vultan!
Flash Gordon: [Vultan heads back to the ladder and starts climbing] Tell Dale
[pause]
Flash Gordon: I know it would've been good!
Prince Vultan: [shouts] That must be one hell of a planet you men come from!
Flash Gordon: Not too bad!

Flash Gordon: My God!
Dale Arden: What is this, a civic reception?
Flash Gordon: More like a police state.
Dr. Hans Zarkov: If it is, that could be our good luck.
Flash Gordon: Why?
Dr. Hans Zarkov: It means we'll find allies on every side. Look at them, the poor wretches are just waiting for someone to lead them in revolt.
Flash Gordon: Are you looking at me, Zarkov?
Dr. Hans Zarkov: Yes.
Dale Arden: Please, stop talking about revolts, I just want to get back home alive.

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.


Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All (1982) (TV)
Flash Gordon: I thought this M-9 cannon was classified, Doc!
Zarkov: Not to it's inventor.
Flash Gordon: Have you tested this popgun yet, Doc?
Zarkov: You may do so.

Dale Arden: What kind of a place is this, Flash?
Flash Gordon: Savage! It's like Earth... during prehistoric times.

Princess Aura: Are all Earth men like you?
Flash Gordon: [defiant] Most of them.

Flash Gordon: Thun, what will happen to us?
Thun: If we are lucky, a chance to fight in the Tournament of Death. But that isn't likely. Ming the Merciless will have other plans.

Flash Gordon: You can't get away with this!
Ming the Merciless: If your strength is as great as your insolence, you may survive a while... in the mines. You will be chained with Thun. Earthman and mutant of Mongo!
[laughs evilly]

Flash Gordon: Where does this tunnel lead?
Princess Aura: To a thousand other tunnels.

Zarkov: Close, but Earth is saved.
Flash Gordon: But Hitler, and the weapons Ming gave him?
Zarkov: He will get no more. And the free world will unite to fight him, and win!

Flash Gordon: That's a signal to something!


"Flash Gordon: Witch Woman/Micro Menace (#2.4)" (1982)
Dale Arden: Don't try it, the monster's too close!
Flash Gordon: It's gonna get closer, unless we stop it.

Flash Gordon: Poor Gremlin, he thought he was hot stuff.
Dale Arden: But not as hot as that mustard.

Flash Gordon: If the Mongo sky falls, we're gonna need an awfully large net.

Flash Gordon: Ming's personality may not be magnetic, but his hideout sure is.

Ming the Merciless: Soon you'll be the size of mice, then insects and finally... dust in the wind.
[evil laughter]
Flash Gordon: Great. Maybe when we're dust, we can get stuck in Ming's eye.

Thun: We've got to get back to normal size.
Flash Gordon: Outside of my Aunt Evelyn's cooking, I don't know any way to get big quickly.

Flash Gordon: It takes a magnet to catch a metal man.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter One: A Planet in Peril (#1.1)" (1979)
Princess Aura: You surprise me, Earth man... and please me too.
Dale Arden: Now there's a designing woman - and her designs are all for you!
Flash Gordon: Jealous, Dale?
Dale Arden: You're darned right I am!

Flash Gordon: You both hate your ruler, Ming, and yet you fight between yourselves.
Thun: Every race on Mongo is an enemy to every other race.
Prince Barin: Each man stands alone on Mongo, as you'll learn - if you survive, Earth man.

Flash Gordon: That other truck, where does it go?
Prince Barin: To the devil. It leads eventually to Ming's palace.
Flash Gordon: Heh. If we've got to go, why not go in style?

Flash Gordon: A true prince does not run from danger.
Prince Barin: You owe me satisfaction for that insult, Earth man!
Flash Gordon: Pick your time, Prince Barin. Right now we've got more pressing matters.

Dale Arden: What's that?
[all stop to listen to ominous shrieking]
Flash Gordon: Whatever it is, I don't think It'll make the Top Forty.

Princess Aura: I wish to study these strange visitors to our world...
Dale Arden: She means you, Flash.
Flash Gordon: A fate better than some I can think of.


"Flash Gordon: Til Death (#1.9)" (2007)
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Aura, what are you doing here?
Aura: Is that any way to greet a girl who's come all the way from another dimension to see you?

[Flash and Aura are making out]
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: No, wait, wait. We can't do this. You're engaged.
Aura: But I'm not yet bonded.
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Right. What happens on Earth stays on Earth.

Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Look, you can't be here, alright? I'm tired of getting shot at, tortured and nearly killed because of you.
Aura: I thought you liked me.
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Trouble has a way of finding you and it's usually carrying a ray-gun.

Aura: My father doesn't care what happens to me. I won't even look him in the eye anymore, I can't stand him!
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Well, that makes two of us, or... two million.

[Aura proposes a toast]
Aura: I will always remember Flash Gordon from Earth, I hope he will always remember me.
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Not much chance in forgetting.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Twelve: Tournament of Death (#1.12)" (1979)
Flash Gordon: Do you enjoy taunting helpless prisoners that much, Aura?
Thun: More than anything else.
King Vultan: [laughs] If our positions were reversed, Aura, well, I'd enjoy that very much.

Flash Gordon: Flash Gordon, now appearing in the flesh!

Prince Barin: There is a way out from here, but it's more dangerous than you know.
Flash Gordon: It can't be any worse than what we've seen, and it seems to me we haven't much choice.
King Vultan: Flash is right!
Prince Barin: As usual.
[walks off]
Prince Barin: I warned you!

Flash Gordon: I don't understand what's wrong with Barin.
Dale Arden: I do. He's jealous of you.
Flash Gordon: That's crazy! Barin's the finest, strongest, brightest man I ever knew.
Dale Arden: He thinks Princess Aura loves you.
[Zarkov nods in agreement]
Flash Gordon: But that's ridiculous. I don't love her, and if she has any feeling for me, well, it can only be infatuation.
Dale Arden: I wish I was that sure...
Flash Gordon: [chuckles] Well I am, and that's what counts!

Flash Gordon: We'll be with you, fast as this tin frying pan can travel.


"Flash Gordon: Pride (#1.2)" (2007)
Flash Gordon: You, you can't just move in here.
Baylin: Well, I am.
Flash Gordon: You're, you're an alien from another planet.
Baylin: So are you.

Baylin: I am Baylin of the Verden.
Flash Gordon: Well, I'm Flash... of the Gordons.

Dr. Hans Zarkov: I have good news and I have bad news. The good news is I may have got the rift blaster working again, all we need now is a rift to test it on.
Flash Gordon: The bad news?
Dr. Hans Zarkov: We have a rift to test it on.

Flash Gordon: Hey, what'd I say? Think positively.
Dr. Hans Zarkov: Yeah, in the meantime I'll just try to forget the fact that I could be attacked by an interdimensional assassin at any moment.

Flash Gordon: The last time I saw you, you tortured me with some sort of electric forcefield thingamajiggy!
Baylin: But I did not kill you.
Flash Gordon: Oh, that's a compelling argument.


"Flash Gordon: The Game/The Seed (#2.3)" (1982)
Dale Arden: I never knew you had it in you! You're the best dancer out here.
Flash Gordon: Natch! They don't call me The Flash for nothing.

Dale Arden: [the entire palace is shaking] What's going on?
Flash Gordon: Would you believe... a Mongo-quake?

Dale Arden: The game? Arena? What was that guy talking about?
Flash Gordon: I hope the Super Bowl!

Prince Barin: Redesigning this hover-tank with a Corbonite disk was smart thinking, Flash.
Flash Gordon: I just hope it works against that space-octopus!

Flash Gordon: After the Corbonite Ray, the only thing left to throw at that creature is the kitchen sink!


"Flash Gordon: Revolution: Part 2 (#1.21)" (2008)
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: You're not worth me killing.
Ming: I find no honor in being spared by a coward.

Steven 'Flash' Gordon: You don't get to decide anymore. It's over!
Ming: No, not while I breathe! This is my planet to shape in my own image!
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: You're right about that. All the hatred and brutality that you've created is flooding back and you're gonna drown in it.

Ming: Oh, I wish you never came here.
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Then you never should have taken my father.

Ming: Get off my planet!
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: The sooner, the better.

[Flash prepares to leave Mongo]
Aura: Will I ever see you again?
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Don't take this the wrong way, Aura, but I really hope not!


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Five: The Beast Men's Prey (#1.5)" (1979)
Dr. Hans Zarkov: We're trapped! They'll be on us in a moment.
Flash Gordon: Stop thinking negatively, Doc!

Dr. Hans Zarkov: Any idea where we are?
Flash Gordon: Nope. But Arboria's due West of Ming's Capital City and, we're somewhere South of that. At least we're on the right side of the river.

Dale Arden: Flash, what are they going to do to us?
Flash Gordon: Whatever they have in mind, I don't think we're going to like it.

Dr. Hans Zarkov: [while climbing Ming's giant statue] Never could stand hights...
Flash Gordon: So much for the theory of evolution. Sure thing you couldn't be descended from tree-swingers.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Eight: The Frozen World (#1.8)" (1979)
Flash Gordon: Ah! Arboria has the best tea on Mongo. But tea won't power our machines.

Flash Gordon: We'll get back to Earth one day, I promise you that.
Dale Arden: As long as we're together, Flash, it doesn't matter which planet we're on.

Count Malo: I was jealous of you and Fria. I don't deserve to live.
Flash Gordon: You have proved yourself a man today, Malo. Forget the past.

Flash Gordon: Sometimes, you remind me of Dale.
Queen Fria: I think... I like that.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Two: The Monsters of Mongo (#1.2)" (1979)
Flash Gordon: [being attacked by a giant lizard] Dale, Thun, spread out, run for it! I'll try to lead it off.
Dale Arden: Hey, I'm no wilting violet, I share the risks with you.
Flash Gordon: One for all and all for one.

Dale Arden: Oh, those horrible things. I thought I was lost.
Flash Gordon: Not as long as I live, Dale.

Flash Gordon: All we need now is the monster of the mines!
Princess Aura: How could you know of Teesack?
Flash Gordon: Hey look, I was just trying to be funny.
Thun: There's nothing funny about Teesack.

Prince Barin: [laughs] We meet again, Aura. And I gave you fair warning to never cross my path again, Earthling.
Flash Gordon: [struggling with the vines of by a Constrictor plant] If I had known you'd use these funny... little plants to do your dirty work I... might have tried harder to avoid you, Barin.
Prince Barin: I need nothing to do my work, man or plant.


"Flash Gordon: The Freedom Balloon/Sacrifice of the Volcano Men (#2.6)" (1982)
Flash Gordon: I love tapes about the old west. cowboys, indians. It was a rugged time to live. It was a time when men were men, and horses were horses. Depending on how many legs you had.

Prince Barin: How soon can you be airborne?
Flash Gordon: In about three shakes of a dragon's tail. Right, Gremlin?

Flash Gordon: Ninja, 'hopeless' is not part of my vocabulary.

Flash Gordon: Thun, are you ok?
Thun: Good and angry!


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Thirteen: Castaways in Tropica (#1.13)" (1979)
Dr. Hans Zarkov: We are out of fuel. But, that's impossible.
Flash Gordon: Not if one of those lasers of Ming's scored a hit when we were making our exit.
Dale Arden: I eh, think we passed the last service station a few miles back.

Flash Gordon: [to Dale and Dr. Zarkov] You two start tying draperies, whatever you can find, into a rope.
Dale Arden: What about you?
Flash Gordon: [about to leave via the balcony] Oh, I'm going to rescue a Queen.

Dr. Hans Zarkov: Strange, if I didn't know better, I'd swear this water was running up hill.
Flash Gordon: Even for Mongo that would be strange!

Queen Desira: Rock Termites! They're impossible to stop. They eat anything in their path, even solid rock.
Flash Gordon: Lets hope they're bad swimmers. Into the water, everyone.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Seven: Adventure in Arboria (#1.7)" (1979)
Dale Arden: Please, don't ever let anything happen to you.
Flash Gordon: Don't worry, Dale, we may have had to come to Mongo for me to find you, But I'm not about to let you get away.

Dale Arden: You must have been some boy scout when you were a kid.
Flash Gordon: Don't be scared.
Dale Arden: With you, Flash? Never.

Dale Arden: I'm afraid we're at the end of our rope. We've run out of trees.
Flash Gordon: We're not licked yet!

Thun: Looks peaceful enough...
Flash Gordon: Looks can be deceiving, Thun.
Thun: Another Earth saying?
Dale Arden: Flash, you're well on your way to becoming Mongo's Confucius.


"Flash Gordon: Beware of Gifts/The Memory Bank of Ming (#2.7)" (1982)
Flash Gordon, Dale Arden: Ming!
[Gremlin exclaims and flies off]
Ming the Merciless: Good evening, Flash and Dale.
Dale Arden: What do you want from us, Ming?
Ming the Merciless: I want the people of Arboria to know I intend to stop this senseless warring on Mongo. I have had a change of heart.
Flash Gordon: I didn't know you had a heart.

Flash Gordon: Gift or no gift, I wouldn't trust Ming as far as I could throw the planet Pluto.

Flash Gordon: So much for the computerized Ming. Even his memory bank was a sore loser!
Dale Arden: Hey, I won fair and square. It's another example of women's superiority over machine.


"Defenders of the Earth: Street Smarts (#1.64)" (????)
Flash Gordon: [being fired upon] Now comes the fun part.
Morlag: This is your idea of fun?
Flash Gordon: Watch this. Just like shooting ducks in a - Uh-oh. Our defense systems are gone.
Morlag: Are we having fun yet?
Flash Gordon: We will in a minute. Hold onto your scales. There's a place down in the moon I once used for piloting practice. Corkscrew Canyon.

Morlag: [Flash weaves through the canyon causing Ming's chasing ships to explode against its walls] Can I look now?
Flash Gordon: You're missing all the fun.

Flash Gordon: We've just got one more of Ming's little playmates to shake. And there's how we'll do it. The Devil's Keyhole. Tell me this isn't fun now.


"Flash Gordon: Survival Game/Gremlin's Finest Hour (#2.8)" (1982)
Dale Arden: You couldn't have picked a more beautiful spot for a vacation.
Flash Gordon: Well, even us heroes need a break sometime.
Dale Arden: Oh boy...

Aarkon Vae: What's that?
Flash Gordon: I don't know, but it's headed this way.

Dale Arden: [after landing in the north polar region of Mongo] I'm glad our clothes are insulated.
Flash Gordon: Yeah, this isn't exactly Palm Springs.
Thun: A little chill does not bother a lion man.
Dale Arden: Of course not, you grow your own fur coat.


"Flash Gordon: Flash Gordon and the Planet of Death (#1.1)" (1954)
Flash Gordon: What kind of moron do you take me to be, Jellis? Curses, idols - the next thing you'll be screaming about is witches riding around on brooms!

Dale Arden: That little man, Professor Jellis, was able to topple over that huge idol? How? Where did he get the strength?
Flash Gordon: Sometimes a man finds strength within himself he didn't know was there. Professor Jellis saw his chance and found the power to balance his books.
Dr. Hans Zarkov: With a little to spare.

[last lines]
Flash Gordon: The truth will be our secret. Ready for take-off. Chart a course for home, will you, Dale?
Dale Arden: Already did.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Nine: Monster of the Glacier (#1.9)" (1979)
Flash Gordon: This place is worse than the Los Angeles freeway system!
Queen Fria: What?
Flash Gordon: Sorry. It's an inside joke.

Queen Fria: Your Earth must be a wondrous planet to have produced such a man as yourself. I like you, Flash Gordon.
Flash Gordon: I like you too, Fria.
Queen Fria: I know the Earth woman Dale Arden means much to you, but... if the time should ever come, there will also be a place for you in Frigia. Near the throne...

Brukka: Brukka is king of all the giants. No small creature from 'nother world can defeat Brukka!
Flash Gordon: Ah, we shall see what we shall see, Brukka!


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Eleven: King Flash (#1.11)" (1979)
Prince Barin: Flash, it's you!
Flash Gordon: In the shadow, if not in the flesh!

Prince Barin: What's there to complain about? Good companions, a beautiful woman and plenty of fighting to be done. Who could ask for anything more?
Flash Gordon: A way out of here. And I know how to get it.
Dale Arden: I'll bet it's got something to do with Azura.

Queen Azura: Gor-Don, you live!
Flash Gordon: You're twice right, Azura.
[chuckles]
Flash Gordon: And also half-wrong.


"Flash Gordon: Gremlin the Dragon/Royal Wedding (#2.1)" (1982)
Dale Arden: Aura will make a beautiful bride.
Flash Gordon: Sure, hey, concidering she's the pretiest girl on Mongo.
[Dale throws him a look]
Flash Gordon: [chuckles] Next to my co-pilot.
Dale Arden: Keep your eyes on the sky, Flash Gordon.

Dale Arden: Flash Gordon, if anything happens to you, I'll never forgive you.
Flash Gordon: I'll never forgive me as well.

Flash Gordon: So, Prince Barin finally gets his princess.
Dale Arden: Kinda gives you ideas, doesn't it?
Flash Gordon: Yeah, but Aura's already married.
[laughs]
Dale Arden: Why you... you!
Flash Gordon: [off screen as the shot cuts to a close-up of Gremlin] Ow! Hey, I was only kidding, Dale!
[Gremlin chuckles and winks]


"Flash Gordon: Ascension (#1.5)" (2007)
Baylin: Your mother believes we are mating.
Flash Gordon: She does not.
Baylin: She looked at me with both disappointment and hope. This means she believes we may bond.
Flash Gordon: I'm gonna clear that up.

Baylin: They were here not long ago and they had someone with them.
Flash Gordon: They had someone with them?
Baylin: Yes, they took someone.
Flash Gordon: They took someone?
Baylin: Why do you do that?
Flash Gordon: Do what?
Baylin: Repeat what I have just told you as a question. I clearly told you they took someone.
Flash Gordon: Okay, they took someone! Why did they take someone?

Flash Gordon: Hawkmen? What, are you goofin' me?
Baylin: I do not "goof."


"Flash Gordon: Sir Gremlin/Deadly Double (#2.2)" (1982)
Flash Gordon: [Thun growls] Easy Thun, I know the dangers of being out tonight. but Mongo Moons or no Mongo Moons, we've got to save Dale.

Flash Gordon: Ah, it's the Abracadabra Gang. I suggest we disappear.

Flash Gordon: No deal, Azura, your cold heart would turn me into an ice cube.
Queen Azura: Then your warm heart shall vanish!


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Four: To Save Earth (#1.4)" (1979)
Flash Gordon: [adressing a projection of Zarkov] Before you go... Dale, is she, eh, I mean...
Dr. Hans Zarkov: [speaking through Ming Astro-projector] She's well. Ming favors her I'm sorry to say. He's sworn to make Dale his empress.
Flash Gordon: Not if I can help it! Tell Dale I said that. And, that I... well, you know.

Flash Gordon: I think we have found our ticket back to Mingo City.

Flash Gordon: [to Barin] If you can use your Ultro-whatchamacallit to plot me an underground course to Ming's palace, I'll be on my way.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Six: Into the Water World (#1.6)" (1979)
Flash Gordon: Ming's patrols will never find us in this pea soup!
Dale Arden: Will we find our way out?
Flash Gordon: Relax, Dale. We found our way in, we'll find our way out.

Flash Gordon: You risk Ming's wrath by capturing his ships with your magnetic ray?
Queen Undina: Not even Ming's Gillmen dare to challenge Coralia. He may be Emperor of the land, but not the sea.


"Flash Gordon: Flash Back/The Warrior (#2.5)" (1982)
Flash Gordon: People who llive in force fields, shouldn't throw boomerangs.

Dale Arden: Flash, are you all right?
Flash Gordon: [stretching] Oh, sure. Just don't let me look into any mirrors, my reflection might scare me.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Three: Vultan - King of the Hawkmen (#1.3)" (1979)
Flash Gordon: We have a saying on Earth: 'Where there's a will, there's a way'.
Prince Barin: On Mongo we say: 'What the mind can imagine, the body can do'.
Flash Gordon: Then you're with me?
Prince Barin: You are a brave enemy, Flash Gordon, now let us become comrades in this common battle.

Flash Gordon: I hope this is as simple as I made it sound...


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Fourteen: The Desert Hawk (#1.14)" (1979)
Flash Gordon: [Flash and Dale embrace and kiss] Missed me?
Dale Arden: Of course not.

Flash Gordon: No man who lives in these deserts can be a coward.
Gundar: I have been called many things, Earth man, coward is not one of them. But Braznor has an army of armored cars. I have no such weapons at my disposal.
Queen Desira: Then, you will turn us over to that fiend?
Gundar: To do so would be the wize course. But Gundar is not always wize. Come, Flash Gordon, we have a battle to prepare for.


"Flash Gordon: Akim the Terrible (#1.5)" (1954)
Flash Gordon: Now that I'm on your side, can I have my stun gun back? I feel almost naked without it.

Flash Gordon: Now that I've done you a favour, I have one to ask.
Akim: Anything.
Flash Gordon: Now that I'm on your side, may I have my stun gun back?
Akim: Of course. With pleasure.
[Akims has a guard return Flash's stun gun back to him]
Flash Gordon: Thank you, your highness. Frankly, I felt a little undressed without it.
[Flash stuns Akim and proceeds to attack the guards]


"Flash Gordon: Pilot (#1.1)" (2007)
Nick: So what happened to you last night? You were supposed to be my date-bait and you bailed.
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Something came up.
Nick: Yeah, like a Dale-emma.

Rankol: Did you know that the human eye has no nerve endings in it? It's true. I find it fascinating that something that is so perfect, so vital, so exquisite in design could so completely lack feeling.
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Yeah, it really keeps me up at night too.
Rankol: Not so, however. The tendons behind the eye, those are some of the most sensitive in the entire human body.


"Defenders of the Earth: A Demon in His Pocket (#1.3)" (1986)
Flash Gordon: What on Earth is that?
The Phantom: The answer, my friend, is not of this Earth.

Flash Gordon: [of Shogauth] You take care of Handsome Hairy.


Flash Gordon (1936)
Prince Thun [Chs. 2-9, 12-13]: Ming is merciless and all-powerful. He can only be taken by surprise.
Flash Gordon: He'll be surprised alright.

Ming the Merciless: [Obviously lusting after the nubile blonde Dale] Your eyes! Your hair! Your skin! I've never seen one like you before. You are beautiful!
Flash Gordon: You keep your slimy hands off her.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Fifteen: Revolt of the Power Men (#1.15)" (1979)
Flash Gordon: Ming is too strong to fight, but he also grows stronger each day we delay our attack.

Flash Gordon: Ever get the feeling you might be lost?
Thun: A lion-man is never lost. At least... hardly ever.


"Flash Gordon: The Lure of Light (#1.17)" (1955)
Flash Gordon: Do you think it worked, Doctor? Are we really back in time?
Dr. Zarkov: We'll know when we see if Dale is alive.

Flash Gordon: You build it and I'll fly it.


"Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: Planet of the Slave Girls (#1.2)" (1979)
Capt. William "Buck" Rogers: Gordon, where did you learn to shoot like that?
Brigadier Gordon: I've been doing this since long before you were born, Captain.
Capt. William "Buck" Rogers: [surprised] You think so?
Brigadier Gordon: Young man, I *know* so.

Capt. William "Buck" Rogers: Have we met before, Gordon?
Brigadier Gordon: I don't think so, Captain. We're from *different* times.


"Flash Gordon: The Subworld Revenge (#1.39)" (1955)
Dr. Hans Zarkov: I'd like to say "Better luck next time, Zaldoo" - you won't have one - but now you have a parting message to send to your subjects.
Flash Gordon: It's short and sweet - tell them to turn off the fire blaster.
Dale Arden: Or the Mighty Zaldoo will be mighty sorry.


"Flash Gordon: Cold Day in Hell (#1.19)" (2008)
Terek: [Flash places two bones on the cave floor, forming an X] The symbol... what does it mean?
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: I guess you've never seen Wile E. Coyote.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Sixteen: Ming's Last Battle (#1.16)" (1980)
Flash Gordon: I've got a date, to be best man at a wedding.


"Flash Gordon: Revelations (#1.8)" (2007)
Steven 'Flash' Gordon: Hey, come on guys! Come on, positive thinking, happy thoughts! I mean, all we have to do is sneak into Nascent City and break into Ming's citadel, find the rift generator, figure out how to work it, open up a rift and then jump through to Earth! Whaddya think?
Zarkov: I think we're dead.
Baylin: I think you should hold tight to those happy thoughts. I have a feeling you will be needing them.


"Flash Gordon: Death in the Negative (#1.34)" (1955)
Flash Gordon: Dale, as Dr. Zarkov's assistant, you must have an idea as to what caused that reversal from black to white and white to black.
Dale Arden: Dr. Zarkov says it's a ray of some kind that neutralizes the beneficial properties of the sun and eliminates photosynthesis.
Flash Gordon: What does that do?
Dale Arden: That reduces the chemical content of oxygen to a point where life can't be sustained.


"Flash Gordon: Chapter Ten: Blue Magic (#1.10)" (1979)
Flash Gordon: We mean you no harm, Azura. Is this the way you greet strangers in your land?
Queen Azura: No, tall one. Usually I give my blue fire-worm, Voltana, the pleasure of giving them a welcoming embrace.


"Defenders of the Earth: The Deadliest Battle (#1.55)" (1990)
Ming the Merciless: [the adult Defenders have arrived just after Rick, Jedda, and L.J. have baffled him with constant elluding] Where are you? Show yourselves!
Flash Gordon: We're right here, Ming.
L.J.: And we're over here too.
Mandrake the Magician: [No matter which way he turns, he sees one of the groups] We're everywhere, Ming.
Ming the Merciless: AHH! I'll destroy you!
The Phantom: [watching him shoot - at no one] Are you casting any illusions, Mandrake?
Mandrake the Magician: No. Ming is hallucinating.


"Flash Gordon: Flash Gordon and the Return of the Androids (#1.10)" (1954)
[last lines]
Flash Gordon: We'd better get back to the Skyflash and notify Commander Richards that the androids will never return.


"Defenders of the Earth: Escape from Mongo (#1.1)" (1986)
Flash Gordon: You murdered my wife!
Ming the Merciless: And I promise the same fate for you, Flash Gordon.