Homicide: Life on the Street

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)

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Lt. Al 'Gee' Giardello: Oh, I get it. You don't feel anything at all. You're the type of guy that two weeks from now, you'll be stopped at a traffic light and all this will hit you and when it hits, it'll hit hard. It'll hit you so hard that your heart will burst into a hundred pieces.

Sgt. Kay Howard: If you were going to hide a body, where would you bury it?
Det. John Munch: In a cemetery.

Det. Frank Pembleton: Meldrick! In the mood for a multiple homicide?
Det. Meldrick Lewis: On a Friday night? Always.

Det. John Munch: Every evening is as random as the next, death doesn't follow a schedule.

Det. Paul Falsone: You know, I was thinking of printing up one of those bikini calendars. You know, the cops of Baltimore type thing.
Det. Rey Curtis: What happened?
Det. Paul Falsone: You seen the cops in Baltimore?
Det. Rey Curtis: You're right. Munch in a thong would be a little hard on the eyes.

Det. Meldrick Lewis: Luther, Luther. Look both ways when you cross the street, my brother.
Luther Mahoney: You do the same.

Det. Frank Pembleton: Life would be perfect, if it was just kids and dogs.

Det. John Munch: I don't like to form attachments with people. They either get suspended or throw china at you.

Det. Meldrick Lewis: You go when you're supposed to go, and everything else is homicide.

Det. Stan Bolander: How come every time I open that refrigerator, there's one drop of milk left in the carton? So who has to go to the 7-11 and replace the carton of milk?
Det. John Munch: Me.
Det. Stan Bolander: That's besides the point. He's doing that on my behalf. He could be doing something else for me.

Det. Frank Pembleton: You're not Catholic and you took communion?
Det. Tim Bayliss: Yeah, is that wrong?
Det. Frank Pembleton: If my God wins... You're screwed.

Det. Frank Pembleton: Do you think some people work harder to be stupider than others?
Det. Tim Bayliss: I'm going to go out on a limb and say yes.

Det. Frank Pembleton: He who loses control, loses.

Det. Meldrick Lewis: In this job you gotta be able to howl at yourself, or else you die inside.

Det. Beau Felton: So you admit you deal drugs?
'Pony' Johnson: In today's economy? You bet.

Det. Frank Pembleton: You know, sometimes you're funny. Then there's now.

Sgt. Kay Howard: You're a man.
Det. Beau Felton: I'm your partner.
Sgt. Kay Howard: I'm a woman.
Det. Beau Felton: You're a cop.

Fits Like a Glove - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: In an interior shot of the detectives' vehicle, the car is a late 80s Chrysler (LeBaron or K-Car), obvious from the 'pentastar' logo on the steering wheel and the distinctive gauge layout. When the detectives walk away from the car, it is the homicide standard issue Chevrolet Cavalier.

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Trivia: John Munch is the only fictional character played by a single actor to appear on eight different TV series. He was a series regular on Homicide, and crossed over onto "Law & Order", "The X-Files", "The Beat", "Law & Order: Trial By Jury", "Arrested Development", "The Wire", and became a series regular on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit".

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