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10+ Best 'Space Jam' Quotes For Kids Who Are Looney About Basketball

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Released in 1996, 'Space Jam' brings together an impressive roster of stars - Michael Jordan, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Lola Bunny, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Elmer Fudd, and others to create a crossover between the cartoon world (or the Warner Brothers world) and the '3D world'.

Whether you are a cartoon fan or a basketball fan, there is so much to enjoy for each group. And if you happen to love both then you are in for a ride.

Along with 'The Lion King', 'Toy Story' and other animated classics, 'Space Jam' remains one of the fondest movies for any '90s kid. Be it the slapstick comedy that defines Looney Tunes or the inspirational underdog story, there is so much to be appreciated in the movie. So much so that it literally redefines going down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world filled with wonderful characters. So whether it's your first time watching the movie or it’s your fifteenth, you will have plenty to chuckle at.

The story revolves around a group of aliens from outer space coming to Earth to kidnap the Looney Tunes. Bugs Bunny, being the maverick, underestimates his opponents and challenges them to a basketball match. Once he actually realizes his mistake, he must now take the help of basketball legend Michael Jordan and his friends like Daffy Duck, Lola Bunny, Larry Bird and others to try and defeat the aliens. What follows is a hilarious adventure culminating in an epic basketball match that you have to see to believe. For those who can’t get enough of 'Space Jam', here are some 'Space Jam' movie quotes to fire up the looney tune inside you.

If you like these quotes, check out Daffy Duck quotes and NBA quotes.

Space Jam Quotes That Show The ‘Looney’ In Looney Tunes

Bugs Bunny statue in the field at roadside.

The Looney Tunes have for a long time been some of the funniest characters in the cartoon universe. From the casual demeanor of Bugs Bunny to the weird and spit-filled accent of Daffy Duck every character has its own loveable persona. 'Space Jam' brings them all together in a hilarious ensemble to ensure that every frame is funny, enjoyable, and has all the trademark goofball comments. Read some famous 'Space Jam' quotes!

1. "It's a crying shame. We gotta get new agents, we're gettin' screwed!"

-Daffy Duck, 'Space Jam'.

2. “Maybe there is no intelligent life out in the universe after all.”

- Bugs Bunny, 'Space Jam'.

3. "Daffy: I know a great name for our team: The Ducks!

Bugs: What kind of a Mickey Mouse outfit would name their team The Ducks?"

- 'Space Jam'.

4. “Did you order the Original Recipe or Extra Crispy?”

- Foghorn Leghorn, 'Space Jam'.

5. “But Mommy, I don't want to go to school today. I wanna stay home and bake cookies with you!”

- Daffy Duck, 'Space Jam'.

Space Jam Quotes That Teach Us Courage And Leadership

If we talk only about the story, then it is essentially a motivational story about an underdog team. Competing against the big, strong and skilled (albeit stolen) Monstars, we have a bunch of cartoons and the best player ever. Not to forget the ever optimistic Bill Murray who comes in to boost the team even further. Even ‘large’ Stan plays his role to score an all important point. Here are a list of quotes that show that never-say-die spirit.

6. "Swing it around to Mike, over here. You go to the hole and dominate...Don't lose that confidence, okay, paws and wings in here"

-Bill Murray, 'Space Jam'.

7. "C'mon, Michael. Let me help. I'm not very tall but I'm slow."

-Stan Podolak, 'Space Jam'.

8. “Those Monstars wish they'd been never born!”

- Tweety Bird, 'Space Jam'.

9. “Thanks guys, you got a lot of...well, whatever it is, you got a lot of it.”

- Michael Jordan, 'Space Jam'.

10. "You ever heard of the Dream Team? Well, we're the Mean Team"

-Nerdluck Pound, 'Space Jam'.

11. "Bugs: You wanna play a little one on one, doll?...

Lola Bunny: Doll...Don't ever call me 'doll'."

- 'Space Jam'.

12. "Look at our facilities."

- Bugs Bunny, 'Space Jam'.

Space Jam Quotes About Michael Jordan That Show The Legend He Is

MJ is a legend of basketball and perhaps the greatest ever. He might struggle as a baseball player but as he demonstrates in the match, he is one of the best on the court. He has his own set of rules and his own quirks but he stands up for his friends, like Daffy Duck, and demonstrates the leadership to take his team to victory against an overwhelming opponent rather than choosing to "stay home and bake cookies". If you aren’t impressed by him enough, here are some quotes from space jam to help you get there.

13. “I tought I taw - I did! I did! I did tee Michael Jordan!”

- Tweety Bird, 'Space Jam'.

14. "Hey, Bugs...Stay out of trouble."

- Michael Jordan, 'Space Jam'.

15. "Bugs Bunny: we need your help!

Michael Jordan: Yeah, but I'm a baseball player now!

Bugs Bunny: Right. And I'm a Shakespearean actor."

- 'Space Jam'.

16. “Okay, somebody steal the ball, give it to me, and I'll score before time runs out.”

- Michael Jordan, 'Space Jam'.

17. "Michael Jordan: Whatever you do, don't forget my North Carolina shorts

Daffy Duck: Your shorts? From college?

Michael Jordan: I wore them under my Chicago Bulls uniform every game."

- 'Space Jam'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Space Jam' quotes then why not take a look at Bugs Bunny quotes, or [quotes about aliens]?

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Srija Chanda

<p>An aspiring media professional, Srija is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Mass Communication at St. Xavier's University, Kolkata, after completing her degree in journalism. With experience in PR and social media, she has also honed her leadership skills through her participation in a youth parliament. Srija's interests include devouring books, watching movies, and exploring new places through travel.</p>

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