Eastbound and Down became an immediate cult classic during it’s first season. Kenny Powers, who essentially is a cross between Roger Clemens and John Rocker with the mullet of Rod Beck has quickly become one of the most quoteable characters in television history.
On a side note, since La Flama Blanca has “the mind of a fucking scientist” this was extremely hard to do, and there are about 100 quotes that could be on the list. The first episode is a gold mine in itself, but I tried to space it out over each season. If you don’t like that, well, “You’re Fucking OUT!!”
I’ve dug through the archives of seasons one through three (CAN”T WAIT TILL FOUR!!!!) to give you the ten best Kenny Powers quotes. Here they are:
#10-Getting lost in the Storm- “When my ass was 19 years old, I changed the face of professional baseball. I was handed the keys to the kingdom. Multi-million dollar deals. Endorsements. Everyone wanted a piece of my shit. Just a man with a mind for victory and an arm like a fucking canon. But sometimes when you bring the thunder, you get lost in the storm. But a true champion, face to face in his darkest hour will do whatever it takes to rise above. A man fights, fights, and fights some more. Because surrender is death, and death is for pussies. And my ass ain’t no pussy. My ass is a fucking champion.”
#5-Soccer Sucks- “In America, people fucking hate soccer, and honestly, that’s the way it should be. You kinda like soccer? I’m gunna pretend you didn’t just make my dick go soft. Yeah, no. It’s totally soft. I think it’s just gone back inside of me with that… No, don’t talk about soccer.”
#2-America!- “Sure, I’ve been called a xenophobe, but the truth is I’m not. i honestly just feel that America is the best country and all the other countries aren’t as good. That used to be called ‘patriotism’.”
#1- Triathalons?- “No Actually I don’t, I play real sports. Not trying to be the best at exercising.”
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