Top 12 Over The Garden Wall Quotes From The Cartoon Adventure

Monisha Kochhar
Dec 12, 2023 By Monisha Kochhar
Originally Published on Mar 13, 2021
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'Over The Garden Wall' is Cartoon Network's first animated mini-series created by Patrick McHale in 2014.

'Over The Garden Wall' is a story about two-half brothers, Wirt and Greg, who are lost in a mysterious forest called Unknown and have to face many hurdles when they try to find their way home. During these adventures, they encounter Beatrice, a bluebird, the Woodsman, the Beast, and Wirt's pet- The frog.

At the end of the series, it is revealed that Greg and Wirt are children from the current time who jump over the cemetery's wall during a Halloween party and fall into a pond. It is here that they end up in the strange land, hence the name 'Over the Garden Wall.'

Here are the best quotes from 'Over the Garden Wall.' If you are interested in more quotes, go through 'Adventure Time' Quotes and Steven Universe Quotes too.

'Over The Garden Wall' Greg Quotes

The conversations between Greg and Wirt are both funny as well as mystical. Here are some of these quotes from the TV series.

1."Greg: Wow, Wirt! You saved the day twice today!

Wirt: Yeah, I guess. But so what? We're still not any closer to getting home. I just don't know what I'm doing out here anymore. I don't know if we'll ever get back home."

-Chapter 7: The Ringing of the Bell.

2."Greg: Hey, Wirt, whatcha doing?

Wirt: Nothing.

Greg: I was helping old lady Daniels rake some leaves in exchange for candy."

-Chapter 9: Into The Unknown.

3."Greg: Captain Wirt, do you know who's singing?

Wirt: I don't know much of anything anymore.

Greg: Oh. Did you know that dinosaurs had big ears but everyone forgot 'cause dinosaur ears don't have bones?

Wirt: No, I-I didn't know that, Greg.

Greg: That's 'cause it's not true. It's a rock fact!"

-Chapter 8: Babes in the Woods.

4."Beatrice: It's you again. I'm stuck. Help me out of here, and I'll owe you a favor.

Greg: Whoa! I get a wish?

Beatrice: No, no, no. Not a wish. I'm not magical. I'll just do you a good turn."

-Chapter 2: Hard Times at the Huskin Bee.

'Over The Garden Wall' Wirt quotes

'Over The Garden Wall' is admired by both kids and adults alike. Below are some examples of the funny banter that happens between Wirt and Greg.

5." Wirt: [dejected] Augh, you're not helping at all why don't you, go play with your frog or something?

Greg: Aw, beans! Where is that frog o' mine? Hold on there, second-brother o' mine! I'll be back soon for your plan.

Greg: [hums] Kitty!! Kitty?? Now, where did that frog named 'Kitty' go? Whup.

Greg: Kiiitty?"

-Chapter 1: The Old Grist Mill.

6."Wirt: Greg, it's Halloween. Candy is free.

Kathleen: Oh, look at you. What are you supposed to be?

Greg: It's an elephant costume. [Starts trumpeting] Phbt! See my trunk?

Sara: Uh you can let go of my hand now.

Jason Funderberker: Oh yeah."

-Chapter 9: Into The Unknown.

7."Wirt: Beatrice! What are you doing out there?

Beatrice: I saw Greg!

Wirt: What?

Beatrice: I saw Greg. He was w-with someone."

-Chapter 10: The Unknown.

8."Wirt: The scissors that'll make your family human again.

Beatrice: You had them all along!

Wirt: I-I used them to escape Adelaide, and then--then yeah, I-I was sort of mad at you.

Beatrice: [tearfully] Oh, you wonderful mistake of nature!"

-Chapter 10: The Unknown.

9."Further, and further, drifting away from where I want to be who! I want to be."


The Beast 'Over The Garden Wall' Quotes

In 'Over The Garden Wall,' The Beast is the main antagonist who tries to catch Greg and Wirt to turn them into Edelwood trees to fuel his lantern. Check out some exciting quotes when they face the Beast.

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10."Greg: Aw, come on! Let's go, captain! Lead the way! You can do it! [Wirt sighs; the Beast watches them]

Beast: Yes, yes. All hope will soon be lost. [turns to the Woodsman] We're lucky the boy had the plot to best you. Your play could have cost us both. Don't you care about keeping the lantern-lit? Don't you care about your daughter's soul?

Woodsman: One cannot trade the souls of children as if they were tokens! There has to be another way.

Beast: No. There is only me. There is only my way. There is only the forest, and there is only surrender."

-Chapter 7: The Ringing of the Bell.

11."Beast: Did you fetch for me the Golden Comb?

Greg: Will that work?

Beast: This is a honeycomb.

Greg: Golden comb of honey. [Giggles]

Beatrice: Greg! Oh! [Whimpers] Oh! [Howls] Greg!

Greg: Huh?

Beast: Never mind that, Gregory. You've brought me the first two items--a golden comb and a spoon of silver thread."

-Chapter 10: The Unknown.

12."Beast: You see, Woodsman? All who perish here will become trees for the lantern. Cut them down with your ax. Go! Now!

Woodsman: No!! [He swings the lantern showing the beast in full color for a fraction of a second. The Woodsman opens the latern]

Beast: Stop! You'll never see your daughter again Woodsman! Are you really ready to go back to that empty house? [The Woodsman sheds a tear as he realizes this might be true, then angrily raises the lantern and inhales] N0! Woodsman!!! [The Woodsman blows out the lantern, killing the beast]."

-Chapter 10: The Unknown.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Over The Garden Wall' Quotes then take a look at Cartoon Quotes and 'Gravity Falls' Quotes.

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Written by Monisha Kochhar

Bachelor of Arts Hons specializing in Modern Languages (French and Spanish)

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Monisha KochharBachelor of Arts Hons specializing in Modern Languages (French and Spanish)

A Modern Languages graduate from the University College London, Monisha with a passion for travel and exploring different cultures. She is fluent in French and Spanish and is currently learning Hindi. Monisha enjoys discovering new foods and is an avid sports fan, following soccer and Formula 1. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and watching TV shows.

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