Top 25 Rhys Darby Quotes

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I had dreams of becoming an officer and a gentleman. Bu

I had dreams of becoming an officer and a gentleman. But hey: One out of two ain’t bad.
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The touring comic is a lonely soul, sometimes dabbling into conversation with a colleague in the green room, but on the whole, we just stand around and try to cope with the random diversity that comes with the ‘job.’
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It’s my mission to get the New Zealand accent into a Hollywood show. I’m proud of the way we talk, and I’m here to represent it. Kiwis are everywhere: they’re in every city of the world. I’ve checked. We have a voice… it’s a bit of a funny one at times, but it’s one that I want to promote.
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For anyone who’s a fan of the ‘X-files’ show – I mean, I have the ultimate role. I got to deal with Mulder. I got to talk to him; I had a fight sequence with him. Really, for anyone who is a fan of the show, I think I fulfilled a lot of young boys’ dreams.
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I can be a bit movement-orientated and flamboyant because, essentially, I’m a physical comedian.
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My turn on ‘Letterman’ turned out to be a blast. The audience were delightful, and they lapped up my silly Kiwi humour. Even the big man himself came over to shake my hand after my set.
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I’ve had a couple of ghost experiences, but I’m not a big fan of the spiritual side of things, of the ghost type thing. I don’t know why; maybe it freaks me out a bit, or I’m more into tangible, physical beings rather than things that can pass through walls.
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When I grew up, one of comedy idols was Rowan Atkinson, who of course is Mr. Bean and uses physical comedy. Same with Jim Carrey. Both of those guys. And Peter Sellers. Most of my comedy idols are physical comics.
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‘MacGyver’ of course, that’s probably my favorite show of all time because it was a guy who was so, so smart and could use his wits, and his technical know-how could get him out of any situation.
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After 3 years, I left the army at the ripe old age of 20, but I’d like to think some of the skills are still with me. I’m great at physical movement; I can still remember Morse code, and perhaps most importantly, I can fold my socks up into little balls with smiley faces.
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I had been laughed at my whole life through school, and I never really thought of it as a vocation. I mean, I started off as a soldier, and then I went into the university thinking I was going to be a journalist, but comedy kind of fell on my head and demanded I pursue it.
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I believe that there are definitely creatures out there in this world that we haven’t classified yet, and whether or not they can transcend dimensions is yet to be seen, but I… well, to put it simply, I want to believe in that kind of stuff.
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Artists that are perfectionists? We find it hard sometimes to be happy a lot.
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I think I’m probably a monster-of-the-week guy, and that comes back down to my old favorite show, which as a kid was always ‘Scooby-Doo.’
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I’m used to sort of improvising a lot when I do my comedies.
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Halloween is bigger than Christmas in America. I’ve experienced it in New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C., and if you’re in the right neighbourhood, every house is decorated with spooky ghosts, spider webs, and jack-o-lanterns.
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I think what I’m gonna do is keep being international and not being grounded to any one particular thing. As long as I’m entertaining people in one way or another and maintaining some sort of adventurous life with my family in tow, then I’ll be happy.
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I do enjoy walking, but there’s got to be a goal at end of it. It’s one of the reasons I hate treadmills. All that jogging and going nowhere – it’s too frustrating.
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As a man, you think, ‘Hey, man, I want to be like Bond or Tintin.’
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I’ve been lucky in life, that’s for sure, but it all started with being born in the greatest country in the world – New Zealand.
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Timing is a very important part of being a father. You should never show your kids things before they’re ready. Especially with movies. Toys like Lego are okay because the fact that your 3-year-old can’t understand the instructions ultimately leads you to constructing it yourself… the secret plan all along.
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Commercialism in the Western world has got us by the scruff of the neck. It’s a technological takeover, and we can’t even see it happening because we’re too busy enjoying it.
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Hopefully, the guys will work on a ‘Conchords’ film because the world deserves it. That’s up to them, because we’re all keen to do it. It’s about finding the time and the right story. All I can do is encourage them and then wait for the phone call.
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A touring comic’s typical day roughly amounts to an hour of being laughed at and 20 minutes of being photographed. The other 22 hours and 40 minutes are spent in silence.
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My youngest son has a very clear idea of what he wants to be when he grows up: he wants to be Indiana Jones, Batman and Jack Sparrow. Yes, all three at the same time. So he basically wants to be an archaeologist who wears tights and fights crimes on pirate ships. That’s pretty cool, huh?
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