Caw-Caw Rawr! The Best Russell From Up Quotes

The wilderness must be explored and so must these Russell from Up quotes!

Disney’s Up is a beautifully animated movie that introduced us to some of our favorite Disney characters!

One of these characters is animal and wildlife enthusiast, Russell!

Carl’s house, with its array of colorful balloons, is pretty iconic, but it’s Carl’s and Russell’s relationship which is at the heart of Up.

Russell’s adventurous spirit wins over the grumpy and lonely Mr Fredricksen in this heartwarming tale about human (and animal!) connections.

So let’s take a look at the best Russell quotes from Up!

The Best Russell From Up Quotes

Here are the best quotes by Russell from Up!

1. Russell: I found the snipe and I followed it under your porch but this snipe had a long tail and looked more like a large mouse.

2. Russell: No animal in the entire universe can resist chocolate.

3. Russell: Don’t be afraid little snipe. Nice snipe. Good little snipe. Nice giant snipe.

4. Russell: Can we keep him? Please? I’ll get the food for him. I’ll walk him. I’ll change his newspapers.

5. Russell: He’s not my friend anymore.

6. Russell: [referring to Kevin] Promise you won’t leave him?
Carl: Yeah.
Russell: Cross your heart?
Carl: Cross my heart.

7. Russell: [Laughs] You were talking to a rock.

8. Russell: We’re not allowed to have dogs in the apartment. [Pets Dug] Hey, I like dogs.

9. Russell: Sorry about your house Mr Fredricksen.
Carl: You know it’s just a house.

10. Russell: Sit, boy. [Dug sits] Hey look, he’s trained! Shake. [Dug shakes Russel’s hand] Uh-huh. Speak.
Dug: Hi there.

Funny Russell Quotes

Russell isn’t just an enthusiastic adventurer, he’s a pretty funny kid!

1. Russell: My elbow hurts and I have to go to the bathroom.
Carl: I asked you about that five minutes ago.
Russell: Well I didn’t have to go then.

2. Russell: Kevin. It’s okay, Mr Fredricksen is nice.
Carl: Kevin?
Russell: Yeah, that’s his name I just gave him.

3. Russell: Mr Fredricksen, am I supposed to dig the hole before or after?
Carl: None of my concern.
Russell: Oh, it’s before.

4. Carl: Hey, let’s play a game. It’s called “see who can be quiet the longest”.
Russell: Cool! My mom loves that game!

5. Carl: You’d better get up, Russell. Or else, the tigers will come and eat you.
Russell: There are no Tigers in South America. Zoology. [Points to patch on his sash]

6. Carl: Can’t tell where we are.
Russell: Oh, we’re in South America, all right. It was a cinch with my Wilderness Explorer GPS.
Carl: GP what?
Russell: My dad gave it to me. It shows exactly where we are on the planet. Boop Beep Beep Beep Boop Boop. With this baby, we’ll never be lost! [Throws out arms and accidentally throws the GPS out the window].
Russell: Oops.

Russell From Up with Carl and Dug
Image: Disney ©️

7. Carl: [Having arrived above South America] Here, I’ll give you some change for bus fair.
Russell: Nah I’ll just use my city bus pass. Whoa, that’s gonna be like a billion transfers to get back to my house.

8. Russell: I’m tired and my knee hurts.
Carl: Which knee?
Russell: My elbow hurts.

9. Russell: [Pokes Carl in the chin while he sleeps] Pheeew! I thought you were dead!
Carl: What happened?
Russell: I steered us! I did! I steered the house!

10. Carl: Now, we’re going to walk to the falls quickly and quietly with no rap music or flash dancing.
Russell: Uh-huh.
Carl: We have three days, at best, before the helium leaks out of those balloons.
Russell: [Not paying attention and getting distracted] Woah.
Carl: And if we’re not at the falls when that happens…
Russell: Sand.
Carl: …we’re not getting to the falls.
Russell: [Holds his hand up excitedly] I found sand!

Fun Russell Fact: To begin with Russell was named Lewis, but it was eventually changed to avoid confusion with the character in Disney’s Meet the Robinsons.

More Russell Quotes From Up

There are so many great Russell Quotes in Up, so here are some more!

1. Russell: Can we keep him please, please, please?
Carl: No.
Russell: But it’s a talking dog!

2. Russell: That might sound boring, but I think the boring stuff is the stuff I remember the most.

3. Russell: You know, most people take a plane, but you’re smart because you’ll have all your TV and clocks and stuff

4. Russell: I’m gonna help Kevin, even if you won’t.

5. Carl: You’ve been camping before, haven’t you?
Russell: Well, never outside.
Carl: Well, why didn’t you ask your dad how to build a tent?
Russell: I don’t think he wants to talk about this stuff.
Carl: Why don’t you try him sometime? Maybe he’ll surprise you.
Russell: Well, he’s away a lot. I don’t see him much.
Carl: He’s got to be home sometime.
Russell: Well, I called, but Phyllis told me I bug him too much.
Carl: Phyllis? You call your own mother by her first name?
Russell: Phyllis isn’t my mom.
Carl: Oh.

6. Russell: [Clutching the house as it’s midair] Please let me in.

7. Russell: [Being tossed in the air by Kevin] It likes me.

8. Russell: I want to help!
Carl: I don’t want your help. I want you safe.

9. Russell: I found the snipe!
Carl: Oh, did you now? [chuckles]
Russell: Are they tall?
Carl: Oh, yes. They’re very tall.
Russell: Do they have a lot of colors?
Carl: They do, indeed!
Russell: Do they like chocolate?
Carl: Ye… chocolate? [Turns to see Kevin] Gaah! What is that thing?

10. Russell: This was her favourite candy bar, because you sent her away there’s more for you.

11. Dug: The bird is calling to her babies.
Russell: Her babies! Kevin’s a girl?

12. Russell: “Paradise Falls, a land lost in time.” You’re going to South America, Mr. Fredricksen?”

Russell the Wilderness Explorer Quotes

Russell is a passionate Wilderness Explorer determined to earn his badges!

1. Russell: Hello, my name is Russell and I am a wilderness explorer in Tribe 54, Sweatlodge 12. Are you in need of any assistance today sir?

2. Russell: I could help you cross the street.
Carl: No.
Russell: I could help you cross your yard.
Carl: No.
Russell: I could help you cross your… porch?
Carl: No.
Russell: Well, I gotta help you cross something.

3. Russell: The wilderness must be explored! Caw-Caw! Raaar!

4. Russell: These are my wilderness explorer badges, you may notice one is missing. It’s my assisting the elderly badge. If I get it, I’ll become a senior wilderness explorer.

5. Russell: An explorer is a friend to all, be it plants or fish or tiny mole.

6. Russell: I’m a wilderness explorer so I am a friend to all of nature.

7. Russell: I will unleash all of my wilderness explorer training.

8. Russell: Oh. Mr Fredricksen. If we happen to get separated, use the wilderness explorer call “Caw-Caw Raaar!”

9. Russell: Where are you keeping Kevin? Let me go!
Beta: Scream all you want, small mailman.
Alpha: None of your mailman friends can hear you.
Russell: I’ll unleash all my Wilderness Explorer training!

Cute Russell Quotes From Up

Russell’s innocent and compassionate nature makes for some cute Russell quotes!

1. Russell: Hey…if I could assist you over there, would you sign off on my badge?
Carl: What are you talking about?
Russell: We could walk your house to the falls!
Carl: Walk it?
Russell: Yeah! After all, we weigh it down. We could walk it right over there! Like a parade balloon.

2. Russell: I’ve never been in a floating house before.

3. Carl: We made it! We made it, Russell! We can float right over there. Climb up! Climb up!
Russell: You mean assist you?
Carl: Yeah, whatever.
Russell: Okay! I’ll climb up!

4. Russell: Wow, this is great! You should try this, Mr. Fredricksen. Look, there’s a bus that could take me home two blocks away! Hey, I can see your house from here!

5. Dug: Please oh please oh please be my prisoner!
Russell: Dug! Stop bothering Kevin!

Russell from Up quotes

6. Alpha: [In squeaky voice] Master, dinner is ready.
Charles Muntz: Oh, yes, broken collar? It’s that loose wire again. [fixes it] There you go, big fella.
Alpha: [In deep voice] Thank you, Master.
Russell: I liked his other voice better.

7. Russell: [After being saved by Carl] That was cool!

8. Carl: You ever heard of a Snipe?
Russell: Snipe?
Carl: Bird. Beady eyes. Every night it sneaks in my yard and gobbles my poor azaleas. I’m elderly and infirm. I can’t catch it. If only someone could help me…
Russell: Me! Me! I’ll do it!
Carl: Oh, I don’t know. It’s awfully crafty. You’d have to clap your hands three times to lure it in.
Russell: I’ll find it, Mr. Fredricksen!
Carl: I think its burrow is two blocks down. If you go past…
Russell: Two blocks down! Got it! [Russell runs off down the street, calling out and clapping his hands]
Russell: Sniiiipe! Here, Snipey, Snipey…

9. Russell: [sadly] You gave away Kevin. You just… gave her away.

10. Russell: I’m gonna help Kevin, even if you won’t!

Meet Russell and become a Wilderness Explorer!

You can meet Russell from Up at Discovery Island in Animal Kingdom!

Not only can you meet your favorite Wilderness Explorer, but you can also earn your badges too!

Pick up a Wilderness Explorer handbook from the headquarters and set off on an adventure around Animal Kingdom to complete some fun challenges!

It’s a great way to explore the park and you might just learn a thing or two!

FAQ: Getting to Know Russell

What troop is Russell in?

Russell is a Wilderness Explorer in Tribe 54, Sweatlodge 12.

How old is Russell in Up?

Russell is 8 years old.

What does Russell call Carl in Up?

Russell calls Carl Mr Fredricksen.

Who is Russell based on in UP?

Russell’s appearance is based on Peter Sohn, an Asian-American Pixar storyboard artist, filmmaker and voice actor who wrote and directed Elemental!

Is Russell an orphan?

No, Russell is not an orphan! Russell’s parents are divorced and he lives with his mom in an apartment with no dogs!

Russell’s mom actually makes an appearance at the end of the movie. His dad has a new family, and Russell doesn’t get to spend much time with him anymore.

What did Russell call the bird in Up?

Russell calls the bird Kevin. They later find out Kevin is a female bird, but stick with the name Kevin anyway!

How does Russell meet Carl?

Russell meets Carl when he knocks on his door to earn his ‘assisting the elderly badge’ for The Wilderness Explorers. Unluckily for Russell, Carl isn’t as enthusiastic!

I hope you enjoyed these Russell from Up quotes!

Russell makes an adorable sidekick to the cranky Carl!

What’s your favorite Russell quote or moment? Who is the best Up character?

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