26 Red Forman Quotes From That 70s Show's Grumpiest Dad

'That '70s Show' shows the best comedic relationship between a father and a son

Red Forman, played by Kurtwood Smith, is the funny war veteran who plays the show's father.

Red is the disgruntled but strong-willed retired war veteran now factory worker, living in Point Place, Wisconsin, and is married to the chatty and cheerful Kitty Forman. The couple have a son who plays one of the lead characters, called Eric Forman.

Red's relationship with his kids is mind-boggling and will leave many people with strict dads relating to his interactions with his kids. Even though he cherishes his lying, manipulative, indiscriminate girl, Laurie (with whom, unsurprisingly, Kitty has a stressed and hostile relationship) until season two when he discovers she's living with a man in Chicago, he constantly brings up Eric's apparent defects and blames him savagely.

Below, we have collected the quotes from the character that are surely going to please you. Have a look at few quotes from Red Forman. After reading this, do also look at our that 'That '70s Show' quotes and 'New Girl' quotes.

Best Red Forman Quotes

Over eight seasons of 'That '70s Show', all filled with Red's tirades and barbs, there's no shortage of best quotes. Let's have a look at a few of them.

1. "Without rules, we all might as well be up in a tree"

- Red Forman.

2. "Ooh! Eric's in a fight! No one's here! No one's gonna believe me! Why didn't I bring my camera?"

- Red Forman.

3. "Eric: So, you're saying that Donna and I will be okay?

Red: No. All I did was scratch your mother's shoes. I didn't pull her pants down in front of God and the foreign kid."

- 'That '70s Show'.

Greatest Red Forman Quotes

Take a look at some of the greatest of Forman's quotes that we have collected for you to read.

4. "Oh, would you stop! Luke Skywalker this, Luke Skywalker that, I'm sick and tired of hearing about that little fruit!"

- Red Forman.

5. "So you're too proud to take her back? And what do you have to be so proud of? You're not an athlete, the only smart thing about you is your mouth... and just look at you!"

- Red Forman.

6. "Eric: What's so Belgian about them?

Red: They crumbled at the hands of the nazis."

- 'That '70s Show'.

7. "Well, that’s, that’s perfect Eric. Use that line when you’re up for Miss America."

- Red Forman.

8. "Responsible people don't go around getting their nipples twisted."

- Red Forman.

9. "Donna's such a sweet kid. How could you do this to her?"

- Red Forman.

Red Forman Love Quotes

Have a look at love quotes by Red Forman that will show you that he had this lovely side to himself even though he is known to be the grumpiest dad in television history.

10. "I love that woman with a fiery passion... that consumes my soul!"

- Red Forman.

11. "Steven, I’ve come to think of you as a son. So I want to give you some honest, heartfelt advice."

- Red Forman.

12. "I am not loving anyone, I am not legally required to."

- Red Forman.

Funny Red Forman Quotes

That '70s Show' was the comedy genre of Fox sitcom

Red Forman was a really harsh yet silly character on 'That '70s Show', and there are so many interesting and funny statements. Let's have a look at few quotes by him that will make you laugh, or at least giggle.

13. "Without our government, you’d be stuck in Siberia now, sucking the juice from a rotten commie potato!"

- Red Forman.

14. "It might… I just had a heart attack!"

- Red Forman.

15. "If I was a bird, I’d fly into the ceiling."

- Red Forman.

16. "Yelling is the only part of being a father that I enjoy!"

- Red Forman.

17. "Eric: Donna's in the kitchen; I need you to get rid of her for me.

Red: Do I have to be nice about it?

Eric: No.

Red: This is the happiest day of my life!"

- 'That '70s Show'.

'That '70s Show' Quotes

Red Forman is still one of the most legendary characters in television history. Let's have a look at few memorable quotes from 'That '70s Show'.

The 'That '70s Show' series focuses on the lives of a group of six teenage friends living in fictional Point Place, Wisconsin.

18. "Ah good, all the half-wits are here."

- Red Forman.

19. "I just wanna say… when my time comes, I want to be buried face down"

- Red Forman.

20. "That's your brain trying to comprehend its own stupidity."

- Red Forman.

21. "Son, you don't have bad luck."

- Red Forman.

22. "Eric: I am not strong enough. If I'm gonna shake this Donna thing, I am gonna need some serious discipline. Please ground me.

Red: You got it, pal. You're grounded!"

- 'That '70s Show'.

23. "Listen, I'm gonna give you a few days to pull yourself together. You could stay in bed, watch TV, whatever you need to do."

- Red Forman.

24. "Eric: Well, first the egg travels down the fallopian tube to the uterus where it attaches to the wall...

Red: Eric, for God's sakes, that's no language for a woman to hear!"

- 'That '70s Show'.

25. "Right. Now I’m gonna eat this steak, but first, I’m gonna make a birthday wish. Here it is: I wish everyone would shut up!"

- Red Forman.

26. "Red: (trying to eat healthier) This isn’t food – this is what food eats!"

- Red Forman.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Red Forman quotes, then why not take a look at Ross Geller quotes or Chandler Bing quotes.


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