History of the World: Part I quotes

History of the World: Part I poster
From the dawn of man to the distant future, mankind's evolution (or lack thereof) is traced. Often ridiculous but never serious, we learn the truth behind the Roman Emperor, we learn what really happened at the Last Supper, the circumstances that surrounded the French Revolution, how to test eunuchs, and what kind of shoes the Spanish Inquisitor wore.

Director: Mel Brooks
Writer: Mel Brooks
Production: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Year: 1981
MetaScore: 47/100
ImdbRating: 6.9
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 12 Jun 1981
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination.


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Clips & Quotes

Ten commandments for all to obey - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Ten commandments for all to obey
Give to Oedipus - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Give to Oedipus
Have you heard of this new sect - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Have you heard of this new sect
Stand up philosopher - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Stand up philosopher
It's good to be the king - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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It's good to be the king
Do I have any openings that this man might fit - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Do I have any openings that this man might fit
All fellow members of the Roman senate hear me - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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All fellow members of the Roman senate hear me
We do not even have a language - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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We do not even have a language
How can ensnare you - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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How can ensnare you
You look like the piss boy - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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You look like the piss boy
Or lived like a king - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Or lived like a king
When suddenly these goys break down my walls - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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When suddenly these goys break down my walls
Knight jumps queen - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Knight jumps queen
Could you  please  step on the same foot at the same time - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Could you please step on the same foot at the same time
I was sitting in a temple - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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I was sitting in a temple
Don't you know your right flank from your left flank - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Don't you know your right flank from your left flank
Don't ever say that to the Fuzz - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Don't ever say that to the Fuzz
When you die at the palace - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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When you die at the palace
I don't like your cuffs - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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I don't like your cuffs
He's  a eunuch - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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He's a eunuch
It is said that the people are revolting - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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It is said that the people are revolting
How did you get here from the Roman Empire - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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How did you get here from the Roman Empire
We are now armed with  mighty joint - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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We are now armed with mighty joint
I was raised in a convent - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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I was raised in a convent
The Roman Empire - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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The Roman Empire
I said pretty please - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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I said pretty please
Do not implore him for compassion - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Do not implore him for compassion
What country are you from - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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What country are you from
You are pissing on my shoe - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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You are pissing on my shoe
Put on your  no entry  signs - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Put on your no entry signs
Pawn threatens bishop - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Pawn threatens bishop
Let's make their big head so hard - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Let's make their big head so hard
I'm not the king - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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I'm not the king
What did he say - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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What did he say
Did you try to kill last week - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Did you try to kill last week
What a beautiful name - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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What a beautiful name
The Count Da Money - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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The Count Da Money
What are you looking for - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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What are you looking for
I've penetrated into the farthest - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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I've penetrated into the farthest
Now there's a naughty bit o' crumpet - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Now there's a naughty bit o' crumpet
It's the latest invention to hit Rome - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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It's the latest invention to hit Rome
Everything's so green - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Everything's so green
What fool put a carpet on the wall - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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What fool put a carpet on the wall
The people of France - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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The people of France
Thou art mortal - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Thou art mortal
Get the horses - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Get the horses
We've got to get out of Rome - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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We've got to get out of Rome
Get your columns here - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Get your columns here
I'm on my wine break - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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I'm on my wine break
I'm fighting with cardboard - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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I'm fighting with cardboard
Wait for the shake - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Wait for the shake
Move that miserable piece of SHIT - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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Move that miserable piece of SHIT
You're the first white person I even  considered  liking - screenshot from movie History of the World: Part I
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You're the first white person I even considered liking

Cast

Moses - Mel Brooks
Emperor Nero - Dom DeLuise
Empress Nympho - Madeline Kahn
Count de Monet - Harvey Korman
Madame Defarge - Cloris Leachman
Swiftus - Ron Carey
Josephus - Gregory Hines
Mademoiselle Rimbaud - Pamela Stephenson
Marcus Vindictus - Shecky Greene
Chief Caveman - Sid Caesar
Narrator - Orson Welles
Prehistoric Man - Rudy De Luca
Prehistoric Woman - Leigh French
Prehistoric Man - Richard Karron
Prehistoric Man - Susette Carroll
Prehistoric Man - Sammy Shore
Prehistoric Man - J.J. Barry
Prehistoric Man / Disciple - The Roman Empire - Earl Finn
Prehistoric Man - Suzanne Kent
Prehistoric Man - Michael Champion
Court Spokesman - The Roman Empire - Howard Morris
Soothsayer - The Roman Empire - Charlie Callas
Competence - The Roman Empire - Dena Dietrich
Roman Officer - The Roman Empire - Paul Mazursky
Stoned Soldier #1 - The Roman Empire - Ron Clark
Stoned Soldier #2 - The Roman Empire - Jack Riley
Leonardo DaVinci - The Roman Empire - Art Metrano
Caladonia - The Roman Empire - Diane Day
Chemist - The Roman Empire - Henny Youngman
Lt. Bob - The Roman Empire - Hunter von Leer
Maitre 'D - The Roman Empire - Fritz Feld
Entrepreneur - The Roman Empire - Hugh Hefner
Plumbing Salesman - The Roman Empire - Pat McCormick
Column Salesman - The Roman Empire - Barry Levinson
Barber-Bloodletter - The Roman Empire - Sid Gould
Oedipus - The Roman Empire - Ronny Graham
Gladiator - The Roman Empire - Jim Steck
Leader of Senate - The Roman Empire - John Myhers
Wagon Driver - The Roman Empire - Lee Delano
Senator #1 - The Roman Empire (as Robert B. Goldberg) - Robert Goldberg
Senator #2 - The Roman Empire - Alan U. Schwartz
Senator #3 - The Roman Empire - Jay Burton
Roman Citizen - The Roman Empire - Robert Zappy
Roman Citizen - The Roman Empire - Ira Miller
Roman Citizen - The Roman Empire - Milt Freedman
Small Liar - The Roman Empire - Johnny Silver
Auctioneer - The Roman Empire - Charles Thomas Murphy
Roman Officer - The Roman Empire - Rod Haase
Slave - The Roman Empire - Eileen Saki
Jesus - The Roman Empire - John Hurt
Disciple - The Roman Empire - Henry Kaiser
Disciple - The Roman Empire - Zale Kessler
Disciple - The Roman Empire - Anthony J. Messina
Disciple - The Roman Empire - Howard Mann
Disciple - The Roman Empire - Sandy Helberg
Disciple - The Roman Empire - Mitchell Bock
Disciple - The Roman Empire - Gilbert Lee
Game Show Girl - The Roman Empire - Molly Basler
Game Show Girl - The Roman Empire - Deborah Dawes
Game Show Girl - The Roman Empire - Christine Dickinson
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire - Lisa Sohm
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire - Michele Drake
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire - Jeana Keough
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire - Lisa Welch
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire - Janis Schmitt
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire - Heidi Sorenson
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire - Karen Morton
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire - Kathy Collins
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire - Lori Sutton
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire - Lou Mulford
Jew #1 - The Spanish Inquisition - Jackie Mason
Chief Monk - The Spanish Inquisition - Phil Leeds
Rat Vendor - The French Revolution - Jack Carter
Nothing Vendor - The French Revolution - Jan Murray
Bearnaise - The French Revolution - Andréas Voutsinas
Monsieur Rimbaud - The French Revolution - Spike Milligan
Rich Man - The French Revolution - John Hillerman
Applecore Vendor - The French Revolution (as Sidney Lassick) - Sydney Lassick
Poppinjay - The French Revolution - Jonathan Cecil
Gerard - The French Revolution - Andrew Sachs
Queen - The French Revolution - Fiona Richmond
Citizen Official - The French Revolution - Nigel Hawthorne
Baguette - The French Revolution - Bella Emberg
Footman - The French Revolution - Geoffrey Larder
Executioner - The French Revolution - George Lane Cooper
Lady Marie - The French Revolution - Stephanie Marrian
Duke D'Honnefleur - The French Revolution - Royce Mills
Tartuffe - The French Revolution - Mike Cottrell
Le Fevre - The French Revolution - Gerald Staddon
Marche - The French Revolution (as John Gavin) - John Ghavan
Le Muff - The French Revolution - Rusty Goffe
Coming Attractions - Scott Henderson
Coming Attractions - Michael Miller
Coming Attractions - Royce D. Applegate
Dole Office Clerk - Bea Arthur
Swimmer - Cindy Ashley
Insolent Flunkey - Sean Barry-Weske
Bit Part - Ava Cadell
Swimmer - Jeannie Carlson
Torturer - David Chavez
Prison Guard - Harry Fielder
Torturer - John Freyer
Nun, Synchronized swimmer dancer - Sandra Gray
Swimmer - Sandy Gray
Minor Role - Raven Grey Eagle
Swimmer - Sandi Gross
Prehistoric Man - Rod Haask
Torturer - Eddie Heim
King Louis XVI's Servant - Walter Henry
Swimming Nun - Linda Hoxit
Swimmer - Sissy King
Torturer - Dennon Rawles
voice of God speaking to Moses - Carl Reiner
French Girl - Cleo Rocos
French Revolutionary - Peter Ross-Murray
Dancer - Dom Salinaro
Swimmer - Judy Susman
Roman Officer - Ted White
Used Chariot Salesman - Albert Whitlock
Roman Senator - Tom Willett
Revolutionary Peasant - Fred Wood