Joe Dirt Quotes

Wednesday, August 10 by Andrew Jett

The best “Joe Dirt” quotes come from the title character himself. Backed by a talented supporting cast, David Spade plays the quirky Joe Dirt in this 2001 movie. Throughout its plot about the adventures of a lovable white-trash simpleton, “Joe Dirt” offers plenty of quotes that are noteworthy for their sheer silliness.

  1. “Why don't you go practice fallin' down? I'll be there in a minute.” – Joe Dirt Although he isn’t the violent type, Dirt often finds himself on the brink of a physical scuffle. Trash-talking quotes like these keep the laughter flowing during an otherwise uncomfortable confrontation.
  2. “No, afraid not. That just a big ol' frozen chunk of poopy.” – Meteor Bert When Joe Dirt stumbles upon what appears to be a meteor, he flaunts it around town, taking it everywhere with him. Dirt’s hopes are dashed in this quote, when he finds out that his treasure isn’t really a meteor, but ejected waste from an airplane.
  3. “Bob Seger? Come on, back then you were listenin' to Leif Garrett.” - Zander Kelly Joe Dirt gets a job as a janitor at a radio station, and when Dennis Miller’s hotshot DJ character takes an interest in him, Dirt’s notoriety soars. Some of the best “Joe Dirt” quotes come from the pair’s on-air conversations.
  4. “Life's a garden, dig it?” – Joe Dirt With his unique outlook on life, Dirt offers simple yet profound advice. This quote shows Dirt’s can-do attitude, a mindset that comes in handy during the movie as he searches for his long-lost parents.
  5. “Now, you're telling me you were so ingrained with white trash DNA, your facial hair actually grows in on its own all white trashy like that?” – Zander Kelly Joe Dirt’s hair is one of the funniest visual gags in the movie. His mullet is the subject of many “Joe Dirt” quotes, mostly in the form of sophisticated insults from Dennis Miller’s character.
  6. “My name is Joe Dirte, I added an e to the end, cause it sounds cool.” – Joe Dirt In the presence of others, Joe Dirt is often ashamed of his simplistic upbringing. Some of his quotes attempt to add an air of sophistication to his white-trash exterior, which only provides more ammunition for people to make fun of him.
  7. “That's a big ten-four.” – Jill As the sultry vixen Jill, Jaime Pressly sets Joe Dirt’s heart aflutter when they meet at a carnival. Jill is helpless to Dirt’s charm, and when he boasts that he’s the proud owner of a Hemi, she readily agrees to a date in this quote.
  8. “Def Leppard sucks!” – Robby As the main antagonist of the film “Joe Dirt,” Kid Rock provides an unexpectedly entertaining turn as Robby, the dimwitted local bully. Throughout the movie, Joe Dirt and Robby’s quotes are filled with verbal jabs as they compete for the affections of Dirt’s childhood friend Brandy. 
  9. “You're talking to my guy all wrong. It's the wrong tone. Do it again, I'll stab you in the face with a soldering iron.” – Clem Christopher Walken adds a veteran talent to the “Joe Dirt” cast in his portrayal of Clem, an ex-Mafia man who works with Joe Dirt. Clem and Dirt strike up a genuine friendship, and Clem employs a Mafia mentality in his quotes as he looks out for Dirt’s well-being.
  10. “Luckily, my neck broke my fall.” – Joe Dirt As the quintessential “lovable loser,” Dirt is clumsy as well as socially inept. “Joe Dirt” quotes like this show he’s not easily troubled though, and his humorous perspective on life can teach everyone a lesson.

- Andrew Jett

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