Quote by Rowdy Roddy Piper : “I came here to chew bubblegum and kick ass, and...”
They Live: I Have Come Here To Chew Bubble Gum and Kick Ass...
I'm here to kick ass and chew bubblegum and I'm all out of bubblegum is a statement which implies impending violence. In some instances the quote has been changed to — "I'm here to X and Y and I'm all out of Z" X is usually is Kick ass or chew bubblegum. While many believe the quote originated from the video game Duke Nukem 3D , it actually comes from the movie They Live. In the movie, a man named Nada, played by Roddy Piper , finds a pair of sunglasses which lets him see that aliens are disguised as humans, and discovers hidden subliminal messages everywhere. Nada then steals a police shotgun and whist evading the police stumbles into a bank proclaiming "I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass…and I'm all out of bubblegum. TV Tropes — Chew Bubblegum. Urban Dictionary — I'm here to kick ass and chew Bubblegum definition.
The news was first reported by TMZ and echoed shortly thereafter by Variety , which received an email from the year-old's agent Jay Schacter saying, "Rod passed peacefully in his sleep last night I am shocked and beyond devastated. After working his way through a variety of pro wrestling circuits, the Canadian joined the WWF in and quickly became its biggest heel, launching a feud with Hulk Hogan that involved Piper kicking Cyndi Lauper in the head and screaming about how much he hated rock 'n' roll. His schtick was based heavily on his Scottish heritage, and he often appeared in a kilt playing bagpipes; his character was also an unabashed racist , which was pretty common in pro wrestling back in those days. Here he is getting into an altercation with Mr. T, whom he had a pretty real beef with before the two eventually reconciled in Non-wrestling fans probably know Piper best for his lead role in John Carpenter's film They Live , in which he ad-libbed the meme-inspiring line, "I've come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass
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This oft-parodied line originated in the film They Live., But over time it became a cult classic, in no small part due to a robust central performance by Roddy Piper, better known as a WWF wrestler.
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