"The Love Bug" quotes

The Love Bug poster
Down-on-his-luck race car driver Jim Douglas teams up with a little VW Bug that has a mind of it's own, not realizing Herbie's worth until a sneaky rival plots to steal him.

Director: Robert Stevenson
Writer: Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi, Gordon Buford
Production: N/A
Year: 1968
MetaScore: 48/100
ImdbRating: 6.5
BoxOffice: $51,264,000
Released: 13 Mar 1969
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations

76 Clips

Who's the guy in the fur coat - The Love Bug 00:05
Who's the guy in the fur coat
A wise man once said - The Love Bug 00:14
A wise man once said
I think Mr Thorndyke is a little mixed up as to who or what won that race - The Love Bug 00:59
I think Mr Thorndyke is a little mixed up as to who or what...
I think that should be quite all right - The Love Bug 01:15
I think that should be quite all right
At a time like this whatever kind of time it is - The Love Bug 01:14
At a time like this whatever kind of time it is
You don't know what you're doin' - The Love Bug 00:22
You don't know what you're doin'
There are times like this when I really don't like myself very much - The Love Bug 00:13
There are times like this when I really don't like myself...
You don't believe a word I said about this little car - The Love Bug 00:17
You don't believe a word I said about this little car
You want me to tell you something - The Love Bug 00:14
You want me to tell you something
Hurry is waste - The Love Bug 00:16
Hurry is waste
You certainly picked the right crew - The Love Bug 00:13
You certainly picked the right crew
Don't let it get ya - The Love Bug 00:12
Don't let it get ya
Up the Irish - The Love Bug 00:13
Up the Irish
Anticipation of victory is the purest form of aspirin - The Love Bug 00:16
Anticipation of victory is the purest form of aspirin
You let that little car get under your skin - The Love Bug 00:48
You let that little car get under your skin
You wanna know the secret of the little car - The Love Bug 00:29
You wanna know the secret of the little car
Other than that we've tried to reduce the rules to a minimum - The Love Bug 00:22
Other than that we've tried to reduce the rules to a minimum
Do I now detect a note of timidity - The Love Bug 00:08
Do I now detect a note of timidity
What do you think - The Love Bug 00:18
What do you think
That rotten car is driving me piffy - The Love Bug 00:13
That rotten car is driving me piffy
Don't lose your grip - The Love Bug 00:18
Don't lose your grip
If everything you say about this car is true - The Love Bug 00:43
If everything you say about this car is true
I wouldn't have believed it - The Love Bug 00:13
I wouldn't have believed it
Want to give that doodle bug a work out - The Love Bug 00:14
Want to give that doodle bug a work out
I ain't sayin' this is the classiest joint in town - The Love Bug 00:20
I ain't sayin' this is the classiest joint in town
What's the rush - The Love Bug 00:06
What's the rush
Thorndyke again - The Love Bug 00:07
Thorndyke again
Let me Will you knock it off out there Tennessee - The Love Bug 00:12
Let me Will you knock it off out there Tennessee
Don't pay any attention - The Love Bug 00:06
Don't pay any attention
Who's the guy in the fur coat - The Love Bug 00:05
Who's the guy in the fur coat
You know something about champagne - The Love Bug 00:17
You know something about champagne
You keep your eye on your friend in the Bug - The Love Bug 00:14
You keep your eye on your friend in the Bug
What's the matter - The Love Bug 00:09
What's the matter
You speak my language - The Love Bug 00:04
You speak my language
It's a matter of talking their language - The Love Bug 00:22
It's a matter of talking their language
Where'd that wheel come from - The Love Bug 00:06
Where'd that wheel come from
But if I sold this gentleman the car - The Love Bug 00:30
But if I sold this gentleman the car
Forgive me for pointing - The Love Bug 00:54
Forgive me for pointing
What happened to it - The Love Bug 00:08
What happened to it
Mr Douglas needs a car and for a very low amount down - The Love Bug 00:21
Mr Douglas needs a car and for a very low amount down
You're not winning any of those races - The Love Bug 00:13
You're not winning any of those races
What do you mean - The Love Bug 00:33
What do you mean
The machine starts to think it  is  somebody - The Love Bug 00:25
The machine starts to think it is somebody
Will you stop the car - The Love Bug 00:15
Will you stop the car
I think now is chance to remove egg foo young off of face - The Love Bug 00:10
I think now is chance to remove egg foo young off of face
You used to be a big track driver - The Love Bug 00:18
You used to be a big track driver
I know what you did to my car - The Love Bug 00:08
I know what you did to my car
What do you mean - The Love Bug 00:47
What do you mean
At a time like this - The Love Bug 00:15
At a time like this
You know something else - The Love Bug 00:25
You know something else
Has everybody gone nuts around here - The Love Bug 00:11
Has everybody gone nuts around here
What's that for - The Love Bug 00:51
What's that for
I may be kidding myself - The Love Bug 00:09
I may be kidding myself
You don't understand what happens - The Love Bug 00:16
You don't understand what happens
What do you know - The Love Bug 00:32
What do you know
Without a real car I'm only half a man - The Love Bug 00:08
Without a real car I'm only half a man
What part of Ireland did you say your mother came from - The Love Bug 00:15
What part of Ireland did you say your mother came from
I'd like another shot at that prize money - The Love Bug 00:28
I'd like another shot at that prize money
I'm not saying a mechanical thing - The Love Bug 01:02
I'm not saying a mechanical thing
This little car - The Love Bug 00:22
This little car
The trick is always remember to have asbestos gloves - The Love Bug 00:07
The trick is always remember to have asbestos gloves
Would you say this is a compact car - The Love Bug 00:41
Would you say this is a compact car
The other rats are out for the evening - The Love Bug 00:07
The other rats are out for the evening
Here it comes again - The Love Bug 00:29
Here it comes again
Where's the beast - The Love Bug 00:24
Where's the beast
I salute your honesty - The Love Bug 00:10
I salute your honesty
How true it is that the simplest ways are the best ways after all - The Love Bug 00:08
How true it is that the simplest ways are the best ways...
This little car saved his life - The Love Bug 00:24
This little car saved his life
Perhaps it's the way Mr Douglas drives - The Love Bug 00:18
Perhaps it's the way Mr Douglas drives
I can't get out - The Love Bug 00:22
I can't get out
I went to Tibet - The Love Bug 00:19
I went to Tibet
Ain't you got no pride - The Love Bug 00:14
Ain't you got no pride
I wonder if your reputation is altogether true - The Love Bug 00:25
I wonder if your reputation is altogether true
This voice inside of me continued as follows - The Love Bug 01:07
This voice inside of me continued as follows
Have you gone mad - The Love Bug 02:51
Have you gone mad
Will you knock it off out there - The Love Bug 00:13
Will you knock it off out there

Cast

Jim Douglas - Dean Jones
Carole Bennett - Michele Lee
Peter Thorndyke - David Tomlinson
Tennessee Steinmetz - Buddy Hackett
Havershaw - Joe Flynn
Tang Wu - Benson Fong
Detective - Joe E. Ross
Police Sgt. - Barry Kelley
Carhop - Iris Adrian
Association President - Andy Granatelli
Toll Booth Attendant - Ned Glass
Policeman at Park - Gil Lamb
Girl In Dune-buggy - Nicole Jaffe
Flabbergasted Driver - Wally Boag
Boy Driving Dune-buggy - Russ Caldwell
Policeman on Bridge - Peter Renaday
Chinese Carrying Herbie - Brian Fong
Announcer - Gary Owens
Announcer - Chick Hearn
Mexican Driver (as Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez) - Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez
Driver (as Reg Parton) - Regis Parton
Driver - Regina Parton
Driver - Tom Bamford
Driver - Bob Drake
Driver - Hall Brock
Driver - Bill Hickman
Driver - Rex Ramsey
Driver - Hal Grist
Driver - Lynn Grate
Driver - Larry Schmitz
Driver (as Richard Warlock) - Dick Warlock
Driver - Dana Derfus
Driver - Gerald Jann
Driver - Bill Couch
Driver - Ted Duncan
Driver (as Robert Hoy) - Bob Hoy
Driver - Gene Roscoe
Driver (as Jack Mahoney) - Jock Mahoney
Driver - Richard Brill
Driver - Rudy Doucette
Driver - J.J. Wilson
Driver (as Jim McCullough) - Jim McCullough Sr.
Driver - Bud Ekins
Driver (as Glenn Wilder) - Glenn R. Wilder
Driver - Gene Curtis
Driver - Robert James
Driver - John Timanus
Driver - Bob Harris
Driver - Fred Krone
Driver (as Richard Geary) - Dick Geary
Driver - Jesse Wayne
Driver - Jack Perkins
Driver - Fred Stromsoe
Driver (as Ronnie Rondell) - Ronnie Rondell Jr.
Driver - Kim Brewer
Itself - Herbie
Official - Leon Alton
Race Spectator - Tom Anfinsen
Track Timekeeper - Larry J. Blake
Official - Donald Chaffin
Official - Dick Cherney
Track Official - John Cliff
Mr. Wu's Manager - Harold Fong
Mexican Official - Ben Frommer
Official - George Holmes
Gas Station Attendant - Allen Jung
Driver - Carey Loftin
Flower Saleswoman - Kathryn Minner
Official - Paul Ravel
Track Starter - Bing Russell
Race Spectator - Eddie Smith
Policeman on Bridge - Herb Vigran