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Eeyore (Character)
from Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966)

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Winnie the Pooh (2011)
Owl: Yes, well, the thing to do is as follows: First, issue a reward...
Pooh: Gesundheit.
Owl: I beg your pardon?
Pooh: Well, you sneezed just as you were going to tell me what the first thing to do was.
Owl: I didn't sneeze.
Eeyore: Oh, you did, Owl.
Owl: No, I didn't! You can't sneeze without knowing it!
Pooh: Well, you can't know it without something haven't been sneezed.
Owl: As I was saying, first: issue a reward...
Pooh: [to Eeyore] He's doing it again. You must be catching a cold.
Eeyore: [gloomily] I'll probably catch it too.
Owl: [frustrated] No, no, no! I'm not catching a cold! The word is issue, not ah-choo! And ah-choo isn't even a word! It's just some sort of sneezy sound, like Ah-choo!.
Pooh: Perhaps you should lie down, Owl.
Owl: Oh!
[hits himself on the forehead and falls over backwards]

Piglet: [Pooh, Rabbit, Owl, Eeyore, Kanga and Roo are trapped in a hole and Piglet gets a rope - only to cut it up into six pieces] And six! There! Now we can ALL get out!
Pooh: How very thoughtful you are, Piglet.
Rabbit: [loses patience] Good grief! Tie them together, Piglet! Can you tie a knot?
Piglet: I cannot.
Rabbit: Ah, so you CAN knot.
Piglet: No. I cannot knot.
Rabbit: [in disbelief] Not knot?
Pooh: Who's there?
Rabbit: Pooh!
Pooh: Pooh who?
Rabbit: No! Pooh... eh... Piglet, you'll need more than two knots.
Piglet: Not possible.
Owl: Ah, so it IS possible to knot those pieces.
Piglet: Not these pieces!
Pooh: Yes. Knot those pieces.
Piglet: Why not?
Eeyore: 'Cause it's all for naught.

Pooh: Have you ever had one of those days when you just can't win, Eeyore?
Eeyore: Yup, I know how that feels.

Roo: Tell us more about what Backsons do.
Tigger: Yes, more about what Backsons do.
Owl: More about what Backsons do? Why don't we hear some thoughts from you?
Tigger: Maybe they make you sleep too late.
Owl: Yes, yes! That's good, that's great!
Eeyore: I bet they're the reason my tail is gone.
Owl: You're on a roll. Go on, go on!
Rabbit: They muddy up your tidy house.
Piglet: Tney make you feel as small as a mouse.
Roo: They break your crayons.
Rabbit: They spill your tea!
Kanga: They wake up babies at one and three.
Eeyore: They made me catch the cold I caught.
Pooh: They made me lose my train of thought.
Tigger: They swipe your stripes.
Piglet: They clog your pipes.
Rabbit: They dig up your garden.
Eeyore: They won't beg your pardon.
Pooh: They eat your snacks.
Piglet: They won't relax!
Rabbit: They chip your tooth!
Kanga: They steal your youth!
Owl: And now you know the horrible truth!
Owl, Tigger, Pooh, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Piglet: The Backson! The Backson! The Backson! The Backson! Oh, nooooo!

Roo: I know. Christopher Robin has a jump rope.
Rabbit: Wait a minute. My gracious, that's it! Piglet, go to Christopher Robin's house.
Pooh: Oh, I see. Yes, Piglet, go and bring some honey.
Rabbit: Yes, bring some honey... Doh! The jump rope, Piglet, the jump rope!
Pooh: With a little honey on the side.
Piglet: You mean all by myself? Through there?
Owl: [Flies out of the pit to Piglet] Yes, Piglet. Through a dark wood fraught with peril, on a mission of life or death. It is a task of great complexity, but I have full confidence that you shall return victorious and rescue us from the abyss. Go forth, Piglet, and we shall await your return, for weeks if necessary.
[Flies back down, as everyone looks astonished]
Rabbit: Owl!
Owl: What?
Rabbit: I can't believe... how wonderful that speech was!
Pooh: I can't, either.
Eeyore: Moved me to tears.

Tigger: Tigger Two? I thought the Backson got you. As soon as we get out of here, we're gonna show that Backson what Tiggers are made of, aren't we?
Eeyore: Thanks, but I'd rather stay an Eeyore.
Tigger: What? But what about all the bouncing, and - and the trouncing, and the mixing it up? I thought you liked being a Tigger.
Eeyore: The most wonderful thing about Tiggers is you're the only one.
Tigger: Aw, shucks. I'm speechless.

Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997) (V)
Tigger: [as Pooh and the others try to pull him out of the gorge] Look at the biceps on that bear. We don't deserve to dangle from the same precipice.
[Eeyore mutters as he tries to hold on to a root with his teeth]
Tigger: What's Donkey Boy saying?
Eeyore: [releasing the root] I said, "Ouch."
[realizing he's released the root, he and the others fall into the gorge]

Eeyore: [about Pooh's honey pot Christopher Robin left for him] It isn't mine. Then again, few things are.

Eeyore: Not much of a house. Just right for not much of a donkey.

Eeyore: End of the road... nothing to do... and no hope of things getting better. Sounds like Saturday night at my house.

[repeated line]
Eeyore: Thanks for noticin'.

Eeyore: [after Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, and Piglet wreck his house] Easy come, easy go.

Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (1983)
Tigger: All I did was cough!
Eeyore: You bounced.
Tigger: Coughed!
Eeyore: Bounced.
Tigger: Coughed!

Piglet: Good afternoon, Eeyore.
Eeyore: Good afternoon, Piglet, if it is a good afternoon, which I doubt.

[Piglet shows Eeyore the balloon he was going to give him and accidentally popped]
Eeyore: My balloon? My birthday balloon? Red. My favorite color. How big was it?
Piglet: About as big as m-m-m-me.
Eeyore: My favorite size.

Eeyore: Tigger, I'd be happy to tell you my secret for winning at Poohsticks.
Tigger: [eagerly] Uh, you would?
Eeyore: It's very easy. You just have to let your stick drop in a twitchy sort of way.
Tigger: Oh yeah, I forgot to twitch. That was my problem.
[twitches, then bounces]
Tigger: Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo!
[we hear a crash]
Eeyore: Bounced again.

Eeyore: [as he floats in the river] Don't pay any attention to me. Nobody ever does.
Rabbit: Eeyore, what are you doing down there?
Eeyore: Give ya three guesses.
Pooh: Fishing?
Eeyore: Wrong.
Roo: Going for a sail?
Eeyore: Wrong again.
Rabbit: Oh, waiting for somebody to uh - help you out of the river?
Eeyore: That's right. Give Rabbit the time, and he'll get the answer.

Eeyore: It's my birthday, the happiest day of the year.
Pooh: Your birthday?
Eeyore: Of course. Can't you see all the presents?
Pooh: Nnno.
Eeyore: Can't you see the cake, the candles, the pink sugar?
Pooh: No.
Eeyore: Neither can I.
Pooh: Oh. Well, many happy returns of the day, Eeyore.
Eeyore: Thank you, Pooh. But we can't all, and some of us don't.
Pooh: Can't all what?
Eeyore: No gaiety, no song and dance, no "Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush". But don't worry about me, Pooh. Go and enjoy yourself. I'll stay here and be miserable, with no presents, no cake, no candles.
Pooh: Eeyore, wait right here.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
Eeyore: It's not much of a tail, but I'm sort of attached to it.

Christopher Robin: There now. Did I get your tail back on properly, Eeyore?
Eeyore: No matter. Most likely lose it again anyway.

Winnie the Pooh: Good morning, Christopher Robin.
Christopher Robin: Oh, good morning, Winnie the Pooh.
Owl, Kanga, Roo: Good morning, Pooh bear.
Eeyore: If it is a good morning, which I doubt.

Eeyore: W-O-L, that spells owl.
Owl: Bless my soul, so it does.

[in spite of the heavy rainfall that floods the Hundred Acre Wood, Eeyore stubbornly sticks to his task of house-hunting for Owl and sees a flooded-out house]
Eeyore: There's one. Cozy cottage. Nice location. Bit damp for Owl, though.

Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966)
Christopher Robin: There now. Did I get your tail back on properly, Eeyore?
Eeyore: No matter. Most likely lose it again, anyway.

Winnie the Pooh: Good morning, Christopher Robin.
Christopher Robin: Oh, good morning, Winnie the Pooh.
Owl: Good morning, Pooh bear.
Eeyore: If it is a good morning, which I doubt.

Eeyore: Thanks. It's not much of a tail, but I'm sort of attached to it.

Christopher Robin: Pooh Bear, there's only one thing we can do, wait for you to get thin again.
Winnie the Pooh: Oh bother. How long will that take?
Eeyore: Days, weeks, months, who knows?

Eeyore: [after Pooh gets stuck in the honey tree again] Stuck again.
Christopher Robin: Don't worry, Pooh. We'll get you out.
Winnie the Pooh: No hurry. Take your time.

Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968)
Eeyore: W-O-L, that spells owl.
Owl: Bless my soul, so it does.

Chistopher Robin: [Looks at Owl's demolished house] What a pity. Owl, I don't think we'll ever be able to fix it.
Eeyore: If you ask me, when a house looks like that, it's time to find another one.
Chistopher Robin: That's a very good idea, Eeyore.
Eeyore: Might take a day or two, but I'll find a new one.

Narrator: So the Hundred Acre Wood got floodier and floodier. But the water couldn't come up to Christopher Robin's house, so that's where everyone was gathered. It was a time of great excitement, but in the midst of all the excitement, Eeyore stubbornly stuck to his task of house hunting for Owl.
Eeyore: There's one. Cozy cottage. Nice location.
[House sinks]
Eeyore: Bit damp for Owl, though.

Eeyore: [as he finishes building his house out of twigs] There. That should stand against anything.
Piglet: [as he dives toward Eeyore's house] Oh-oh, help, help! Somebody sa-sa-sa-save me!
Winnie the Pooh: [as he and Piglet crash through Eeyore's house, scattering the twigs everywhere] Happy Winds Day, Eeyore!
Eeyore: Thanks for noticin' me.
Winnie the Pooh: [thumping the ground] Oh, b-b-b-b-b-b-bother!

Winnie the Pooh & Christmas Too (1991) (TV)
Eeyore: Not much of a stocking. Just right for not much of a house.

Rabbit: [Eeyore's stuffed in a suitcase] But I thought Santa was bringing you a new home!
Eeyore: He did. A *mobile* home.

Eeyore: [upon Pooh's return from sending the letter to Santa again] Hooray. How wonderful.

Eeyore: [after some snow falls on his umbrella, which happens to be his new "house"] It worked. Didn't expect it to, but I'm kinda - glad.

Piglet's Big Movie (2003)
Eeyore: [deadpan] Oh, joy.

Piglet: Don't worry, Eeyore. I put up a sign so you'll always know where it is. See?
Eeyore: Pooh Corner. Nice.

Tigger: Thanks Donkey Boy!
Eeyore: Mmhm.
Rabbit: Thanks Eeyore.
Eeyore: Anytime.
Winnie the Pooh: Thank you Eeyore.
Eeyore: You're Welcome.

Winnie the Pooh: Eeyore. You got stunned out there?
Eeyore: Nope. I got stunned right there where i can keep an eye on it.

Boo to You Too! Winnie the Pooh (1996) (TV)
Eeyore: [seeing Gopher dressed in an Eeyore-like costume] Nice costume. You make a good yak.
Gopher: I'm not supposed to be some yakidy-yakidy-yak!

Winnie the Pooh: But Piglet, Halloween without you would be like... It would be like...
Tigger: Like last year. And the year before last year.
Eeyore: And the year before that year.
Tigger: And all the years leading up to and including every last Halloween ever!

Eeyore: Trick or treat... or not.

Eeyore: Trick or treat - again.

Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005) (V)
Eeyore: What about me?

Tigger: If i didn't know any better i''d say you fellas are scaredy.
Pooh: We are.
Eeyore: We are.
Tigger: Well i'm not! Now quit climbing up all over me buddy bear we got piglets to find.
Pooh: I think i have had a thought. If we put our costumes on when we find the Spookables they shall think we're them and we shall think they're us so we can save Piglet and no one will be the wiser!

Pooh: Was that you Eeyore?
Eeyore: Wish i could say it was. But it wasn't.

Eeyore: Trick or treat again.
Pooh: We're on our way to Piglet's to have a Hallowasn't.

The Tigger Movie (2000)
Owl: [Reciting the letter] Dear Tigger, just a note to say:...
Kanga: ...dress warmly...
Winnie The Pooh: well...
Piglet: ...stay safe and sound...
Eeyore: ...keep smiling...
Roo: We're always there for you.
Owl: Signed
Everyone: Your family.

Piglet: Pooh Bear's been up in that tree an awful long time don't you think?
Eeyore: Most likely he's stuck. Been known to happen.
Piglet: Oh dear. Then i'd better climb up there and see if he's all right.

Rabbit: Your attention please! I have officially completed the plans.
Winnie The Pooh: What plans?
Rabbit: These plans! For removing this boulder and restoring to Eeyore his happy home.
Eeyore: No need to bother on my account.
Rabbit: All we need is a little team evert.

Tigger: Now that's out of the way who's ready for some bouncing?
Rabbit: What is it with you and bouncing? Just look at my rock remover! Everything's ruined and all you can think about is bouncing!
Tigger: But that's what Tiggers do best.
Eeyore: Exactly. Unlike us.
Kanga: I'm afraid he's right dear.
Piglet: We really don't bounce like Tiggers because um...
Winnie The Pooh: We're not Tiggers.

Winnie the Pooh Discovers the Seasons (1981)
Winnie the Pooh: Did you ever think how it must feel to be a flower living underground all winter, then coming up in the spring?
Eeyore: Very uncomfortable. I shouldn't wonder.

Winnie the Pooh: I like the puffy white clouds. Aren't they... that is... oh, my goodness. They've turned grey.
Eeyore: Never trust a cloud, I always say.

Rabbit: Apples and pumpkins and lots of other things are harvested in the fall because that's when they ripen.
Eeyore: I thought they ripened in the autumn.
Owl: They do, Eeyore. Autumn is simply another name for fall.
Eeyore: Oh.

"The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: Sorry, Wrong Slusher (#4.1)" (1991)
[Winnie the Pooh and friends are interrogated after getting arrested]
Tigger: Me? It was all Pooh's idea!
Winnie the Pooh: [scenes will switch back and forth] Uh, the night of the 32nd? I was sleeping... I believe.
Tigger: Then it was Piglet's idea!
Piglet: I don't remember a thing; I was young and foolish. I blame society!
Tigger: Eeyore! Eeyore's the one!
Eeyore: Might as well confess - got one of those guilty faces anyway.
Tigger: No, no, it was Tigger! It was Tigger! It was Tig...
[Tigger freezes realizing what he did]
Tigger: ...ger... I want my lawyer!
[scene switches to the animals in court]
The Judge: I find you guilty of first-degree causing noise! And I'm throwing the book at you!
[the judge does so, literally]
Winnie the Pooh: It's too bad I can't read.

[a doorbell is heard]
Tigger: Gasp! The slusher is back!
Eeyore: Didn't know slushers use the doorbell.
Tigger: Oh, yeah, they can be awfully tricky.
[Christopher Robin and the animals go to the door]
Pizza Delivery Guy: Uh, did anyone order a pizza?
[Christopher Robin goes speechlessly blank]
Christopher Robin's Mother: Christopher Robin!

Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)
Eeyore: [upon Pooh's return from sending the letter to Santa again] Hooray. How wonderful.

[everybody has gotten the wrong gifts]
Rabbit: [to Eeyore] But Santa was supposed to bring you a new home!
[Eeyore is wearing a suitcase on his body]
Eeyore: He did. A mobile home.
[the suitcase breaks open freeing Eeyore in the process]

"My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Eeyore's Home Sweet Home/Rabbit's Prized Pumpkin (#1.17)" (2007)
Roo: Don't you ever get sick of your house falling down all the time, Eeyore?
Eeyore: Nope. Suppose it's just what houses do.
Lumpy: But houses are supposed to stay standing up.
Eeyore: Guess mine forgot.

Tigger: Hang onto your hooves, gray ears. This new house is gonna be fantasterific. Hoo hoo hoo hoo hoo!
Eeyore: Kinda like my old house.

A Winnie the Pooh Thanksgiving (1998) (V)
Eeyore: Better luck next year.

Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2004) (V)
Eeyore: Kinda tickles.

Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
Roo: H-hey everybody, look what I found!
[Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet and Eeyore come over to look at Roo's discovery, a large a hole in the grass]
Tigger: [pointing] It's a swimming pool.
Eeyore: The sky has finally fallen. Always knew it would.

"My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Eeyore's Trip to the Moon/The Incredible Shrinking Roo (#1.16)" (2007)
Eeyore: Being on the moon makes me feel kind of... happy.

"My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Christopher Froggin'/Piglet's Rocky Problem (#1.25)" (2007)
[last lines]
["Piglet's Rocky Problem"]
Winnie the Pooh: Hmm, I wonder where that big rock ended up.
Eeyore: [notices the big rock rolling his way] Huh?
[The rock stops just before it hits him and his house.]
Eeyore: Phew! My lucky day.

"My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Darby, Solo Sleuth/Doggone Buster (#1.26)" (2008)
[last lines]
["Darby, Solo Sleuth"]
Tigger: I'm proud of you, Dar-buddy. Solverating this soupy sleuth citrusation all by yourself.
Darby: Well, I wasn't totally on my own. I had lots of help from Buster and from some very good friends. Thanks, everybody! Now say it with me. Another mystery is, ah ah ahchoo!
Eeyore: Guess we're gonna need another bowl.
[Buster sneezes.]
Darby: Better make that two bowls.

"My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Buster's Bath/Once in a Pooh Moon (#1.22)" (2007)
[last lines]
["Buster's Bath"]
Eeyore: A little rain never hurt anybody... yet.
Rabbit: Well, it certain looks like... oh no...
Darby: Come here, Buster. Looks like you got your you-know-what after all.
Buster: Arf!
Tigger: This muddy mystery is history!