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Britt Reid (Character)
from "The Green Hornet" (1966)

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The Green Hornet (2011)
[repeated line]
Britt Reid: Let's roll, Kato!

Britt Reid: Kato, we have a secret mission.

Kato: I was born in Shanghai. You know Shanghai?
Britt Reid: I love Japan.

Mike Axford: You are blowing this guy completely out of proportion.
Britt Reid: I will blow this guy in any proportion I want!

Britt Reid: It's not dying that you need be afraid of, it's never having lived in the first place.

Britt Reid: [grabs a gangster, trying to find out who the gang works for] Who do you work... for...?

Britt Reid: Girls are a drag. I'm so glad we have each other Kato.

Britt Reid: You know what you are. You're a human Swiss army knife.
Kato: I don't know what's that mean?
Britt Reid: It's a little things, and you keep pulling out things, and just when you think there couldn't be any more cool things, a new cool thing comes out, and that's you! You are even dressed like one. You should have a little plus on your chest.

Lenore Case: I'm only thirty six.
Britt Reid: Thirty six? Holy shit, I had no idea. I thought you were 31, tops. I don't even know if I can hire a thirty six year old. We'll have to build a ramp, huh?

Britt Reid: Kato, I want you to take my hand, and I want you to come with me on this adventure.
Kato: I go with you, but I don't want to touch you.

Britt Reid: Everyone knows, when you corner a hornet, you get stung.

Lenore Case: If you ever so much as look at my ass again...
Britt Reid: I can't even see your ass.
Lenore Case: I will sue you for sexual harassment. Do you understand?
Britt Reid: Hugs?
Lenore Case: [slams her door in his face]

[last lines]
Britt Reid: The Green Hornet. His reliable partner, the Blue Wombat.
Kato: [smacks him]
Britt Reid: Oh! Oh, man. Okay, how about, um, the Red Hippopotamus? No? Not Red Hippopotamus?
Kato: Hippos are not red.
Britt Reid: I know. Hornets aren't green. Who cares? The, uh, Orange Albatross.

Britt Reid: What did you think of my father?
Kato: He was fine.
Britt Reid: Come on. Just tell me.
Kato: He was my boss. Nobody loves their boss.
Britt Reid: Don't sugarcoat this, Kato. You're not gonna offend me. Just tell me, man to man.
Kato: He was a bit of a dick.

Kato: You like your father now?
Britt Reid: Yes! You see, he wasn't a dick after all. Well, he was a dick, just not really how we thought he was.

Kato: You shot yourself face by mistake.
Britt Reid: How long was I out? What time is it?
Kato: Two o'clock.
Britt Reid: Oh, that's not so bad.
Kato: On Thursday.
Britt Reid: It's Thursday? Are you ki... It's not Monday right now?
Kato: No. I'm sorry.
Britt Reid: Did you put this diaper on me? Well, what did I miss?
Kato: Nothing really. I did some work on the Black Beauties.
Britt Reid: "Beauties"?
[Britt looks in the garage, sees more "Black Beauty" Chrysler Imperials]
Britt Reid: Holy crap.
Kato: They're backups.
Britt Reid: How the hell did you do this in four days?
Kato: It's been 11 days.
Britt Reid: Whoa, 11 days? What? Are kidding me? I wasn't sleeping, I was in a coma, dick!

Kato: But it's okay now, I fixed the Hornet gas. The gas only lasts one hour.
Britt Reid: Can I see it?
Kato: Okay, but be careful this time. Okay?
Britt Reid: I just want to look at it. Just give it to me for one second...
[shoots the Hornet gas in Kato's face]
Britt Reid: See you in an hour.

Britt Reid: [Britt is getting back at his father by severing his dead father's statue's head] Do you it makes me happy to do this, dad?

[first lines]
Jack Reid: [on the phone] Tell the Mayor, I'm insulted. I would never jeopardize the journalistic integrity of this newspaper for some rent-a-mayor's political agenda.
Jack Reid: [to his son] So Britt, here we are again. Sent home after another schoolyard fight. I know you miss your mother. So do I. But I have to take care of 750 employees, and you have to take care of yourself. Still that seems to be asking too much.
Young Britt: But I was trying to stop some bullies...

Jack Reid: [after yaking off the young Reid's action figure's head] Do you think it makes me happy to do this?
Young Britt: Yes!
Jack Reid: No, it doesn't!


The Green Hornet Strikes Again! (1940)
Britt Reid: [Ch. 2] Tonight the Green Hornet strikes again!

Britt Reid: [Ch. 3 ] Hey, Lowry, the car that ewe just passed a little while ago turned around and is following us.
Lowery - a reporter: [Turning around] Yeah, so it is.
Britt Reid: You got a gun?
Lowery - a reporter: No, do you?
Britt Reid: Respectable people don't carry guns.
Lowery - a reporter: Well, right now I'd rather be less respectable and have a fast car.

DeLuca, a gangster: [Ch. 5] Look here, Hornet, what are you lookin' for - a split?
Britt Reid: The Hornet doesn't take a split - he takes over.

Lenore "Casey" Case: Oh, by the way, there's a man locked up in your car.
Britt Reid: Locked up?
Lenore "Casey" Case: Yes, will you see that he's released?
Britt Reid: Yes.
Kato: Well, the man in the car that would be Mr... Axford.
Britt Reid: It not only would be, Kato, it is.

Michael Axford: Nobody can walk through solid walls unless he's a spook, but he's done it.
Britt Reid: You think the Hornet is supernatural?
Michael Axford: I wouldn't put it past him, and to think I was face to face with him and me without a gun!

Britt Reid: They're scared stiff.
Michael Axford: I don't blame them. Foranti doesn't use kid gloves.
Britt Reid: Brass knuckles are more his style.


The Green Hornet (1940)
Britt Reid: You're a rotten shot, Michael!
Michael Axford: Ah, 'tis this reconditioned ammunition I'm usin'.

[last lines]
Britt Reid: The Green Hornet is gone. He said his job was finished.
Leonore Case: I don't believe he's gone. I believe he's just been too clever for us. And he's probably someplace close right now, laughing at us all for our stupidity.
Britt Reid: Miss Case, you're positively psychic!


"The Green Hornet: Give 'Em Enough Rope (#1.2)" (1966)
[last lines]
Claudia Bromley: You know, I have a feeling the Green Hornet isn't as bad as people say he is. He's so polite.
Britt Reid: And tall and handsome...
Claudia Bromley: Oh, much taller than you. There I was, tied up, helpless, about to become another victim of Colony and his gang when out of the darkness came the Green Hornet! I hope he never gets caught, but if he does, I shall defend him for nothing.
Britt Reid: I'm sure he'll be delighted.


"The Green Hornet: Beautiful Dreamer: Part 1 (#1.7)" (1966)
[last lines]
D.A. Frank Scanlon: That tape certainly isn't admissible as evidence.
Britt Reid: Give me some time, Frank, and I'll have you all the evidence you'll need. The Green Hornet's gonna have a little business conference with Peter Eden.


"The Green Hornet: The Preying Mantis (#1.10)" (1966)
Kato: You know, if we ever meet up with that masked gung fu man again... I want him.
Britt Reid: You got him.