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100 Best Quotes From Netflix’s Elves

If you are a fan of fantasy and family films, Netflix’s Elves is the perfect series to watch. The Danish six-episode show focuses on a family embarking on their Christmas vacation. Unlike the family’s other getaways, the island vacation becomes overrun by an ancient menace known as elves. Despite the show seeming to be wholesome, the elves are carnivorous and begin to murder people. Because of the elves, the family must work together to survive. With bonding moments and cute yet evil elves, Elves has many memorable quotes.

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Here is the scoop on Netflix’s Elves quotes!

1. “You’re cute.”-Josefine

2. “You can have one when you’re old enough to look after it.”-Charlotte

Because Josefine is looking at a dog outside of the convenience store, she begs for a dog of her own. Although Josefine really wants a dog, Charlotte reminds her of the responsibility.

3. “You little gnat.”-Mads

Mads ties the tree the family found to their car.
Elves. Peder Thomas Pedersen as Mads in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

4. “Sing along, grumpy boots.”-Kasper

Kasper happily looks at Liv as they talk. netflix elves
Elves. Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

5. “Big turd.”-Josefine

6. “You’ve got us. You’re spending Christmas with the family.”-Mads

7. “There’s paper, a glue stick, and all the cookies you can eat.”-Charlotte

8. “I’ve brought some Curious George books. You used to love those.”-Mads

The Svane family gets their cabin ready for Christmas. netflix elves
Elves. (L-R) Peder Thomas Pedersen as Mads, Sonja Steen as Josefine, Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper, Lila Nobel as Charlotte in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

9. “You look good when you’re shopping.”-Charlotte

10. “You’re seriously annoying.”-Josefine

After Josefine’s family does not listen to her, she is fed up with them. Because she saw the black goo on the car, she knows that they hit something. Additionally, Josefine did not want to go away on vacation.

11. “Weren’t we lucky to meet such a great guy?”-Mads

12. “We believe trees belong in the forest. With their roots in the ground.”-Karen

Karen and Liv watch the Svane family as they settle into the island.
Elves. (L-R) Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv, Ann Eleonora Jorgensen as Karen in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

13. “The dock. At sunrise. Tomorrow.”-Liv

14. “I’ll dig a hole in the backyard for your morning dump.”-Mads

15. “Of course. The climate.”-Charlotte

Charlotte looks at Josefine's arm after she sees a bad scratch.
Elves. (L-R) Lila Nobel as Charlotte, Sonja Steen as Josefine in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

16. “Do a puzzle or play with a stick.”-Mads

17. “Then you’ll have a great holiday. Until you go back home.”-Karen

Karen tries to figure out a way to get the Svane family to leave the island. netflix elves
Elves. (L-R) Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv, Ann Eleonora Jorgensen as Karen in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

18. “I pimped my Christmas decoration.”-Mads

19. “I’m not a kid.”-Josefine

20. “The sky and the ocean, you can’t tell where they meet.”-Liv

Liv takes Kasper on a tour of the island.
Elves. Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

After Kasper asks Liv for a tour, Liv takes him to the shore. Because Liv’s grandmother is her teacher, she knows about nature and feels connected to it.

21. “Just straight up gold.”-Mads

22. “I’ll help you.”-Josefine

Josefine finds the baby elf and helps it get better. netflix elves
Elves. Sonja Steen as Josefine in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

23. “Listen, I think you’re cool.”-Mads

Mads and Kasper listen to Josefine claim she wants to read instead of finding a Christmas tree.
Elves. (L-R) Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper, Peder Thomas Pedersen as Mads in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

24. “Where nothing happens.”-Liv

25. “Everything will be alright.”-Mads

26. “Something is wrong in there.”-Karen

Karen looks at different samples she has of nature.
Elves. Ann Eleonora Jorgensen as Karen in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

27. “I won’t hurt you.”-Josefine

Kee-Ko hides as Kasper and Josefine enter the barn. netflix elves
Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

28. “Like with tongues and stuff?”-Mads

29. “Quickly in and out. They won’t hurt you.”-Møller

Møller gets ready to sacrifice a cow to the elves.
Elves. Rasmus Hammerich as Møller in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

30. “Thick enough to carry Fat Claus.”-Mads

Because Charlotte wants the family to have a great Christmas, she gets them to go chop down a tree. After they found a tree, Mads jokes that it is perfect for the Santa figure.

31. “It’s bacon.”-Josefine

Josefine brings Kee-Ko bacon from her breakfast.
Elves. (L-R) Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper, Sonja Steen as Josefine in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

32. “Årmandso is a nature reserve.”-Karen

33. “I told you. Don’t laugh. It’s not funny.”-Charlotte

Josefine and Chalotte look at the tree after they decorated it.
Elves. (L-R) Sonja Steen as Josefine, Lila Nobel as Charlotte in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

34. “Do you speak?”-Josefine

35. “Hurry up, loser.”-Kasper

Kasper looks around Karen's shed as he talks to Liv. netflix elves
Elves. Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

36. “None of us dare to say you’re beginning to look like him, but you are.”-Mads

37. “Man, it’s ugly.”-Kasper

Kasper looks as Karen and Liv drive off.
Elves. Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

38. “She thinks I’m a baby who can’t do anything.”-Josefine

39. “I made hash browns.”-Mads

The Svane family enjoy breakfast together and listen to Josefine.
Elves. (L-R) Lila Nobel as Charlotte, Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper, Peder Thomas Pedersen as Mads, Sonja Steen as Josefine in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

40. “I think we just knew.”-Karen

Because Liv likes Kasper, she asks Karen about her relationship. Due to Karen not knowing that Liv likes Kasper, she happily remembers her love.

41. “You need to stay away from it.”-Kasper

Kasper stares at the island after Liv takes him to the coast. netflix elves
Elves. (L-R) Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper, Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

42. “We’re buddies. You and I.”-Josefine

43. “I think it was just meant to be that we ended up together.”-Karen

Karen drinks tea as she explains the history of the island to the Svane family.
Elves. Ann Eleonora Jorgensen as Karen in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

44. “So we’ll just read, and we can light the fire and drink tea.”-Charlotte

The Svane family have tea with Karen.
Elves. (L-R) Peder Thomas Pedersen as Mads, Lila Nobel as Charlotte, Sonja Steen as Josefine in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

45. “The city is huge, noisy, and dirty.”-Karen

46. “I’ll look after you, Kee-Ko.”-Josefine

Josefine helps Kee-Ko recover from his injuries. netflix elves
Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

47. “It’s two hours of your life. You’ll manage.”-Charlotte

48. “You’re my responsibility.”-Karen

Karen tries to fight off the elves as they come looking for Josefine.
Elves. (L-R) Ann Eleonora Jorgensen as Karen, Sonja Steen as Josefine, Lila Nobel as Charlotte in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

49. “Christmas is a time to be with family and to reflect.”-Mads

50. “When you work long hours, it’s easy to feel disconnected.”-Charlotte

Josefine thinks about Kee-Ko as Charlotte thinks about bringing her family together.
Elves. (L-R) Sonja Steen as Josefine, Lila Nobel as Charlotte in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

After the elves kill Anders, Karen prepares to get Josefine’s family off of the island. In order to get them to leave, Karen invites them for coffee. Because Karen asks the family why they came, Charlotte explains how busy they are.

51. “We commune unbreakably with nature.”-Karen

52. “You need to get away from here.”-Liv

Kasper tries to learn more about Liv but she does not reveal anything.
Elves. (L-R) Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper, Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

53. “But Christmas can be a lot of things.”-Karen

54. “Not like the fairy-tale ones.”-Liv

A full grown elf. netflix elves
Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

55. “People liked the money.”-Karen

56. “Leave it alone!”-Josefine

Josefine sees the abandoned lumber building when she goes past the gate.
Elves. Sonja Steen as Josefine in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

57. “I’m bringing the baby!”-Moller

Møller captures Kee-Ko to return him to the other elves.
Elves. Rasmus Hammerich as Møller in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

58. “All that stuff about reading at home and the scratch on her hand was a lie?”-Charlotte

Charlotte and the rest of the family desperately try to find Josefine.
Elves. (L-R) Lila Nobel as Charlotte, Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

59. “She’s afraid it can’t make it alone.”-Kasper

60. “I think Josefine is in there.”-Kasper

Liv takes Kasper out of her grandmother's house to tell him the truth about the island. netflix elves
Elves. (L-R) Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv in Elves,Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

After finding out that the islanders knew about Kee-Ko, Josefine runs back to save him. Despite her efforts, Moller captured Kee-Ko. In order to be with Kee-Ko, Josefine sneaks behind the gate. Because of her getting past the gate, Josefine’s family cannot find her.

61. “Great comedic timing.”-Mads

62. “It was an elf.“-Kasper

An adult elf.
Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

63. “I just need to know if she is behind that fence.”-Charlotte

64. “You don’t enclose toxic ground. It doesn’t make sense.”-Mads

65. “Our daughter is quite the adventurer.”-Mads

Josefine runs to go find what her dad hit with the car.
Elves. Sonja Steen as Josefine in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

66. “She was hiding an animal in the barn. I think she followed it into the forest.”-Kasper

67. “She’s just a little girl.”-Liv

Liv works with her grandmother Karen and does whatever she asks of her. netflix elves
Elves. Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

68. “She’s probably just hiding.”-Karen

69. “This is crazy, man!”-Kasper

Kasper looks at the gate after Josefine goes beyond it.
Elves. Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

70. “Imagine if it were your child.”-Charlotte

Because Charlotte is desperate to find Josefine, she does not care if Moller shoots her. Due to not knowing what is behind the fence, Charlotte knows that Josefine needs help.

71. “But there are things here you don’t understand.”-Moller

Møller gets prepared to shoot an elf.
Elves. Rasmus Hammerich as Møller in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

72. “She won’t hurt you. It’s just my mom.”-Josefine

73. “We need to warn the others.”-Liv

74. “Don’t open it.”-Moller

Moller tries to close the gate before any of the elves escape. netflix elves
Elves. (L-R) Rasmus Hammerich as Møller, Peder Thomas Pedersen as Mads in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

75. “I told you to stay away.”-Karen

76. “They can hear us.”-Liv

Liv tries to find out how her grandmother knew she loved her grandfather.
Elves. Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

77. “I wanted it to be free.”-Josefine

Josefine tries to find her way out from where the elves are.
Elves. Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

78. “Body heat. We’ll huddle up. It’ll be a cold night.”-Liv

79. “You’re too noisy.”-Karen

Karen does not want to help Charlotte as Charlotte tries to see if she can buy a Christmas tree. netflix elves
Elves. (L-R) Ann Eleonora Jorgensen as Karen, Lila Nobel as Charlotte in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

80. “They are something more than us.”-Liv

After Liv and Kasper hide in the forest from the elves, Liv wants to warn the others. Because Kasper does not understand why Liv doesn’t want to find help first, Liv explains, Although people live on the island, Liv tells Kasper that they were there first.

81. “It’s all my fault.”-Josefine

Josefine, Karen, and Charlotte see the elves coming toward them.
Elves. (L-R) Lila Nobel as Charlotte, Sonja Steen as Josefine, Ann Eleonora Jorgensen as Karen in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

82. “People died because of you.”-Karen

83. “We have to get help.”-Liv

Liv sees Kasper and Charlotte drive in. netflix elves
Elves. Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

84. “You’re brave. You’re strong. The whole island needs you.”-Karen

85. “Nobody leaves Årmandso.”-Liv

Liv goes with the Svane family back to the mainland.
Elves. (L-R) Peder Thomas Pedersen as Mads, Sonja Steen as Josefine, Lila Nobel as Charlotte, Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper, Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

86. “I’ll jump out if you don’t stop.”-Josefine

87. “I see both what you are and who you are.”-Karen

Karen, Josefine, and Charlotte try to find Kasper and Liv. netflix elves
Elves. (L-R) Lila Nobel as Charlotte, Sonja Steen as Josefine, Ann Eleonora Jorgensen as Karen in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

88. “We can do it.”-Kasper

89. “When you are big, life has consequences.”-Karen

Karen looks out for the elf that she stabbed.
Elves. Ann Eleonora Jorgensen as Karen in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

90. “You brought chaos.”-Karen

Because Josefine caused the elves to get out, Karen ties her up as a sacrifice. Although Liv wants to ask the mainland for help, Karen does not want to leave and stops any communication.

91. “It’s my child. She took my child.”-Charlotte

Charlotte does not want to listen to Karen and instead wants to call for Mads to help.
Elves. Lila Nobel as Charlotte in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

92. “Please come with me.”-Josefine

93. “I have to restore order.“-Karen

94. “Hold on tight.”-Moller

After Møller is attacked by the elves he tries to get back to the gate to restart the electricity. netflix elves
Elves. Rasmus Hammerich as Møller in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

95. “Switch it to zero again.”-Mads

96. “We belong together.”-Josefine

Josefine sees the damage that the elves have caused to the island residents.
Elves. Sonja Steen as Josefine in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

97. “We made it.”-Kasper

The Svane look at the island as they leave for home.
Elves. (L-R) Peder Thomas Pedersen as Mads, Sonja Steen as Josefine, Lila Nobel as Charlotte, Milo Toke Bendix Campanale as Kasper in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

98. “Let’s get you home.”-Moller

Møller takes Josefine to the ferry and tells her to forget what happened.
Elves. (L-R) Rasmus Hammerich as Møller, Sonja Steen as Josefine in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

99. “I promised that we would be together.”-Josefine

100. “You’ll always have it here.”-Møller

Møller and Liv watch as the Svane family get ready to leave the island.
Elves. (L-R) Rasmus Hammerich as Møller, Vivelill Sogaard Holm as Liv in Elves. Cr. Henrik Ohsten/Netflix © 2021

After they get the elves behind the gate again, Josefine and her family prepare to leave. Despite getting away from the elves, Josefine still thinks of Kee-Ko. Because Møller sees that Josefine has a love for Kee-Ko, he tells her that Kee-Ko will be in her heart.

Although Elves is about the menacing creatures on the island, there is also a focus on nature. Director Stefan Jaworski comments on how people now are disregarding nature. Also, the show depicts the real legends of elves and how they are not friendly creatures. Overall, Elves is a show that takes a dark spin on the holidays.

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