65 'That '70s Show' Quotes To Get You Feeling Nostalgic

Moumita Dutta
Dec 12, 2023 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Feb 11, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
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'That '70s Show' is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from 23 August 1998 to 18 May 2006.

The series focused on the lives of six teenage friends and the society they belong to.

The story revolves around six adolescent characters namely; Eric Forman played by Topher Grace, Jackie Burkhart played by Mila Kunis, Michael Kelso played by Ashton Kutcher, Steven Hyde played by Danny Masterson, Donna Pinciotti played by Laura Prepon and Fez played by Wilmer Valderrama.

The actors were in their late teens and early twenties when the series first aired. The show addresses social issues of the '70s that involved the economic hardships of the 1970 recession, generational conflicts, attitudes, mistrust of the American government by blue-collar workers, and underage drinking.

'That '70s Show' also highlighted developments in the fashion trends and the entertainment industry.

We often see the characters obsessing on rock and metal music, discussing incessantly 'Star Wars' themes and characters. Whether it is dressing up for prom or basement shenanigans the show will always be remembered for its iconic quotes.

We assure you our collection of 'That '70s Show' quotes will take you down memory lane.

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Best 'That '70s Show' Quotes

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Enjoy the quirkiness of 'That '70s Show' while you read through our selected list of quotes from the best episodes of 'That '70s Show'!

1. “Fez, unfortunately, there are some people in this world that are going to judge you on the color of your skin, or your funny accent, or that girly little way you run."

— Michael Kelso, Season Five, 'Bring It On Home'.

2. "Wow! It's every little girl's dream to get married out of spite."

- Donna, Season Five, 'Nobody's Fault But Mine'.

3. “Fez, tell us what happened... Go on.”

— Eric Foreman, Season Five, 'You Shook Me'.

4. “I'm telling you, the government has a car that runs on water, man. They just don’t want us to know, because then we'd buy all the water.”

— Steven Hyde, Season Five, 'Trampled Under Foot'.

5. "This is definitely gooder."

- Steven Hyde, Season Five, 'Trampled Under Foot'.

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

Red Forman, Season Five, 'Going To California'.

7. “No, wh-what is it now. You want me to drop out of high school, join the Salvation Army, and go off and fight wars?”

— Michael Kelso, Season Four, 'Leo Loves Kitty'.

8. “This suit is for leisure. But many times I wear it to get down to business.”

-Fez, Season Five, 'Going To California'.

9. “I know that when I go to the hospital, I like to not die.”

-Eric Forman, Season Five, 'Going To California'.

'That '70s Show' Jackie Burkhart Funny Quotes

All the '70s characters bring something unique to Eric Foreman's basement, Jackie Burkhart reigns supreme. Enjoy these quotes from 'That '70s Show' said by Jackie.

10. "Look, the sooner you realize I'm a genius, the better off we'll both be."

- Jackie Burkhart.

11. "Look, If I could run across the beach into my own arms, I would."

- Jackie Burkhart.

12. "You're watching me live my life, that's better than any movie."

- Jackie Burkhart.

13. "When I sent myself those flowers and read how much I loved me, I felt so much better."

- Jackie Burkhart.

14. "The beautiful cannot be held responsible for the havoc our looks create."

- Jackie Burkhart.

15. "You don't just move on from Jackie Burkhart. I'm like the bottle, you need a 12 step program to break my spell."

- Jackie Burkhart.

Fez 'That '70s Show' Quotes

One of the most endearing and enthusiastic characters on 'That '70s Show', he was charming with his effortless exotic mystery. In a way, he was the glue that brought all of the friends in Eric Forman's basement to life.  Laugh while you read his most hilarious quotes from 'That '70s Show'!

16. "I said good day!"

- Fez.

17. "They have free food."

- Fez.

18. "With coffee as black as my heart, please."

- Eric.

19. "Jackie: Donna, I have to go to the ladies' room... Donna??"

Fez: I too must go to the bathroom... Eric?

Eric: No, it doesn't work that way with guys."

- 'That '70s Show'.

20. "Oh, Eric. Give it up for heaven's saké!"

- Fez.

21. "Every day I am here with my heart on my sleeve, hoping for friendship. And acceptance. And what do I get? Abandonment. Loneliness. When is it Fez's turn??"

- Fez.

'That '70s Show' Red Quotes

He is considered one of the best sitcom dads of all time, there’s no doubt that 'That 70s Show'’s Red Forman is also one of the scariest!

Lifelong he has served as a blue-collar worker and war veteran, it’s likely that Red’s years as a frontline combatant has him such a strict disciplinarian, enjoy his quotes from the sitcom here!

22. “Yelling is the only part of being a father that I enjoy!”

-Red Forman.

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

-Red Forman.

24. “Well, that’s perfect, Eric. Use that line when you’re up for Miss America.”

-Red Forman.

25. “That’s your brain trying to comprehend its own stupidity.”

-Red Forman.

Favorite 'That '70s Show' Character Quotes

'That '70s Show' is a popular sitcom showing the characters of Donna, Eric, Kelso, Hyde, and the best of Red and Kitty. The stars celebrate friendship, father-son dynamics, and well-knitted social imaging in this television show.

26. "Laurie: All I am saying is Daddy works really hard and nothing here is cheap.

Eric: Except you."

- 'That '70s Show'.

27. "Red (to Eric): What did I tell you about calling your sister the devil?

Eric: That it's offensive to the devil?"

- 'That '70s Show'.

28. "I like my women like I like my wine-

Red and full of alcohol."

-Fez, 'That '70s Show'.

29. "Kitty: I have bad news. Midge left Bob.

Eric: Are you sure? I mean, She could just be lost in the backyard."

- 'That '70s Show'.

30. "You know Hyde, at first I thought your father was a real dirtbag. But I've come to realize that there's a fine line between dirtbag and Father of The Year."

-Eric, 'That '70s Show'.

31. "Kelso: Oh, that's Fez. He's the foreign exchange student.

Jackie: What did we exchange for him?"

- 'That '70s Show'.

32. "Kitty: Red, do you think I am smart?

Red: Oh, is that what we are gonna do today?

We are gonna fight?"

- 'That '70s Show'.

33. "One day, I'm gonna open a restaurant, and everything on the menu is gonna be special. So, when somebody comes in and says 'Hey, Kelso, what's special on the menu?', I can say 'Everything'."

-Kelso, 'That '70s Show'.

34. "Eric: Donna, I hate dancing.

Donna: Why did you go?

Eric: I like you."

- 'That '70s Show'.

35. "Fez: I am telling you. I heard it. The devil is singing backwards on the record."

- 'That '70s Show'.

Best Of Steven Hyde Quotes

Steven Hyde was the sardonic rocker that gave 'That '70s Show' its edge.

Steven Hyde may have personal issues in his past, but boy oh boy is he hilarious. His amazing one-liners are perfect for those who enjoy dark humor. These are just some of his best quotes from the series!

36. "Punk is the nihilistic outcry against the corporate rock n' roll takeover! It's the soundtrack to the revolution, Man!"


37. "Don't put me in your fantasies. I don't even like being in your real life."


38. "I don't love people. I love Camaros, Zeppelin, and French Fries - in that order!"


39. "We got to watch you fall, man. I had a blast!"


40. "Fez, I don't know why you are smiling, but I promise you won't be."


41. "I don't answer stupid questions."


42. "The three true branches of the government are - Military, Corporate, And Hollywood."


43. "Hey, if God didn't want me to wear this shirt so much, he wouldn't have made them rock so hard."


44. “Okay, you know what: you forced me to do this. I'm gonna explain my feelings to you through a highly disciplined form of Japanese poetry: Haiku.

My heart aches with pain.

When I see you, I vomit.

Die away from me.”

— Hyde.

Quote Your Favorite Star From 'That '70s Show'

Enjoy reading 'That '70s Show' funny quotes with your school friends on a summer afternoon.

45. "Jackie: Look, I need to talk to someone. I can really use a friend right now.

Eric: Okay then well, good luck with that."

— 'That '70s Show'.

46. “Damn Jackie, I can’t control the weather!”


47. "Donna: Excuse me, Jackie, when exactly did you lose your soul?

Jackie: Um, cheerleading camp."

— 'That '70s Show'.

48. “Keep your friends closer and your enemies fat.”      


49.  "I can’t believe Laurie bit me.”


50. "Do you know how many cool guys live in New York? There's like ... Lou Reed, man!"

- Eric.

51. “I can’t believe I’m back in gym, or as I like to call it, the institute of things I can’t do.”


52. “Burn!”


53. "Well... I don't care. I'll do it."

- Donna.

Hilarious Quotes From The Series

How about some light and playful quotes to cheer your evening, all from 'That '70s Show'.

54. "Leo: Yeah, man! And the weird thing was, I was the only one freaking out about it!

[Hyde, Fez, and Kelso start to laugh]

Leo: Wait a minute. Good year? It was a terrible year, man!"

- 'That '70s Show'.

55. "Hey, Mrs. Eric's mom."


56. "Eighteen sucks, man, no more free rides. I mean, if there's a war, I could get drafted."


57. "In real life, my kids split on me."


58. "Beer is evil. You know why they call it beer?"


59. "Laurie, what's going on? You're acting like you're liking me, and that's weird."


60. "That was like eight burns in one sentence."

- Hyde.

61. "Well, I think this whole room is a great example of bad taste."

- Donna.

62. "No one really likes Jackie, let's be real."

- Eric.

63. "It's not real English if you speak with a foreign accent."

- Michael.

64. "I saw a UFO once, man. It was just hanging there in the sky. Then it sent me a message, in big bright yellow letters. I told me I was gonna have a good year."

- Leo.

65. "Leo: I met God one time on a bus. He told me the meaning of life and gave me a pretzel.

Steven Hyde: So, what's the meaning of life?

Leo: ...I don't remember... but it was a pretty good pretzel."

— 'That '70s Show'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'That '70s Show' quotes then why not take a look at 'How I Met Your Mother' quotes, or Hannah Montana quotes?

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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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