About Sid the Sloth
Portrayed by actor John Leguizamo, Sid the Sloth is a lazy, slovenly creature from the Ice Age franchise. He teams up with a mammoth; Manfred (Manny, for short), and a sabretooth tiger; Diego.
Together, they form an “odd couple” herd of mammals trying to do their very best to survive the upcoming Ice Age. While picking up other mammals along the way and experiencing strange adventures along the way.
Sid is the comedic flavour of the group and provides a hilarious commentary on issues from global warming to anxiety to survival. Here’s our favourite Sid quotes from the Ice Age franchise.
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Sid the Sloth Quotes from Ice Age (2002)
In the first Ice Age film; Sid, Diego and Manny team up to return a human baby to its tribe and along the way they come across all sorts of mishaps. Meanwhile, Diego is secretly leading a herd of sabretooth tigers to the home of the humans, however, he soon learns that his new herd is Sid, Diego and the human baby.
Sid: For a second there, I actually thought you were gonna eat me.
Diego: I don’t eat junk food.
Sid: From now on, you’ll have to refer to me as “Sid, Lord of the Flame.”
Manfred: Hey, Lord of the Flame, your tail’s on fire.
Diego: The baby? Please. I was just returning it to its herd.
Sid: Oh, yeah. Nice try, Bucktooth.
Diego: You calling me a liar?
Sid: I didn’t say that.
Diego: You were thinking it.
Sid: [whispering, to Manny] I don’t like this cat. He reads minds.
“So she picks this hair off my shoulder, and says, “If you’re gonna have a second mating dance, at least pick a sloth with the same color pelt.” And I’m thinkin’, “Whoa! She’s gonna go praying-mantis on me.” Know what I’m saying?” – Sid the Sloth
“You know? This whole ice age thing is getting old. You know what I could go for? A global warming.” – Sid the Sloth
“We’ll see if brains triumph over brawn tonight, now won’t we?” – Sid the Sloth
Diego: I’m… sorry I set you guys up.
Sid: Ah, you know me, I’m too lazy to hold a grudge.
“Doesn’t anybody care about Sid the sloth?” – Sid the Sloth
“Hey! Do the world a favor. Move your issues off the road!” – Sid the Sloth
“My family abandoned me. They kinda migrated without me. You should’ve seen what they did last year. I mean, they got up early, and quietly tied up my hands and feet, and gagged me with a field mouse, and barricaded the cave door, and covered their tracks, and traveled through water so I’d lose their scent, and… and… who needs ’em anyway?” – Sid the Sloth
“I don’t know about you guys but we are the weirdest herd I’ve ever seen.” – Sid the Sloth
“Well, I think mating for life is stupid. I mean, there’s plenty of Sid to go around.” – Sid the Sloth
Sid the Sloth quotes from Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
In the second Ice Age film; Sid, Diego and Manny are living in a large valley with walls on each side which turns out to be a dam when the ice starts to melt. Meeting up with a Mammoth named Ellie, they try to do everything they can to lead her to safety but soon find a herd of other Mammoths. Proving that Manny and Ellie aren’t the only Mammoths left alive.
Sid: Maybe we could rapidly evolve into water creatures.
Diego: That’s genius, Sid.
Sid: Call me Squid.
“You did it, buddy, you kicked water’s butt!” – Sid the Sloth
“Manny, you’ve come a long way since we first met, and I’ll take the credit for that, but you need to let go of the past so you’ll have a future.” – Sid the Sloth
“Well, don’t that put the ‘stink’ in extinction!” – Sid the Sloth
Sid: I’m gonna be the first one to jump off the Eviscerator, and then you guys are gonna have to start showing me some respect.
Manfred: You jump off this, the only respect you’re gonna get is respect for the dead.
“I Just did something involuntary… and messy.” – Sid the Sloth
Sid the Sloth quotes from Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
In Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs three baby dinosaurs get separated from its mother and so Sid acts as their surrogate mother. Only to find out later in the film that the mother is a Tyrannosaurus Rex.
“Come on, spit him out. If you don’t spit out little Johnny right now, we’re leaving the playground this instant! One… two… don’t make me say three…” – Sid the Sloth
Manny: [Sid guards the three baby Tyrannosaurs from an adult] Sid, give them to her. She’s their mother!
Sid: How do I know she’s their mother?
Manny: What do you want, a birth certificate? She’s a ‘dinosaur’!
“Oh, that’s your answer to everything. I don’t exactly call that communication. I say they’re vegetarian, you say ‘grrr.’ I say can we talk about it, you say ‘grrr.’ That’s not what I call communication.” – Sid the Sloth
“Fine, I understand. You have your family. I’ll just go raise them alone… by myself. In my fortress of solitude. In the ice. A lone, lonely loner.” – Sid the Sloth
“I’m a single mother with 3 kids. I could use a little compassion.” – Sid the Sloth
“Bad egg! Rotten egg! A heart attack you almost gave me!” – Sid the Sloth
Sid the Sloth quotes from Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas (2011)
Set between the third and fourth Ice Age films, Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas is a Christmas special involving Sid, Diego, Manny and Santa Claus.
Sid: Peaches, honey, you can’t come with us. This is a very dangerous journey. The north pole is a desolate land of ice and snow.
Crash: This isn’t exactly Miami.
Sid: Why am I on Santa’s Naughty List? Why? Why?
Diego: My guess, because he doesn’t have a loser list.
Sid: Whoa, that’s one crazy rock.
Manny: Step away from the stone.
Manny: You’ll break it.
Ellie: Sid can’t break a rock.
Diego: Don’t tempt him.
“Ho ho ho!” – Sid the Sloth
Sid the Sloth quotes from Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
“If I don’t make it, find me a wife, and tell her I love her!” – Sid the Sloth
Sid: My mother once told me that bad news is just good news in disguise.
Diego: Was this before she abandoned you?
Sid: Yes it was.
“Mission accomplished, Granny!” – Sid the Sloth
“We met some dinosaurs. It made no sense but it sure was exciting.” – Sid the Sloth
“Somebody hail a whale?” – Sid the Sloth
Sid the Sloth quotes from Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
In this Ice Age film, Peaches is engaged to a mammoth named Julian and they’re about to be married. Meanwhile, a female sloth named Brooke meets and falls in love with Sid but he ends up choosing his friends and herd over Brooke. However, after Julian and Peaches’ wedding, Brooke appears and is reunited with Sid. A happy pair of slovenly sloths.
“Everybody has somebody and all I’ve got is my boyish good looks and this Mariachi band.” – Sid the Sloth
“Could you help me, please? My nose is dangerously close to my butt.” – Sid the Sloth
“We’re gonna stop this thing, bada-bing, bada-boom. Er… Forget I said ‘boom.'” – Sid the Sloth
Sid: Father of the bride pays for the wedding. It’s a tradition I just invented.
Manny: Wait a minute. This is ridiculous. Look what you’re charging for flowers!
Sid: Flowers ain’t cheap.
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