vote on everything
Culture
6.5k voters

Adult Jokes in the Shrek Movies That Went Over Your Head

Updated September 12, 2019 40.4k votes 6.5k voters 477.1k views15 items

List RulesVote up the funniest adult humor from any of the Shrek movies that you totally missed when watching as a kid.

Shrek and its sequels have entertained both kids and adults for years. One reason these films have withstood the test of time is due to the hidden adult humor in Shrek movies. Parents are able to enjoy the dirty jokes in Shrek films without the little ones getting the subtle references to sex, drugs, and other stuff for grown-ups.

Here is a list of some of the adult jokes in Shrek and its sequels that you were probably too young to catch the you first saw the movies as a youngster, but are plenty mature enough to enjoy now.
Photo:
  • 1

    "Do You Think He's Compensating For Something?"

    "Do You Think He's Compensatin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Adult Jokes in the Shrek Movies That Went Over Your Head
    Video: YouTube

    When Shrek and Donkey go visit Duloc, Shrek notices the immense height and size of Lord Farquaad's ~tower~. He then utters this quote, implying that Farquaad might be not be very well-endowed. This innuendo was lost on the kids, but gave adults a laugh.

    4,368
    388
    Is this funny?
  • 2

    "Wipe Your... Face"

    "Wipe Your... Face" is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Adult Jokes in the Shrek Movies That Went Over Your Head
    Video: YouTube

    At the entrance of Duloc, Shrek and Donkey watch an animatronic puppet show sing the laws and rules of the city. The puppets instruct visitors to, "keep off of the grass, shine your shoes," and "wipe your..." - they then showcased their rear ends. Then, all the puppets turned around to say "face!" in an awkward non-rhyme.

    4,185
    404
    Is this funny?
  • 3

    Robin Hood Loves To Get... Paid

    Robin Hood Loves To Get... Pai is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Adult Jokes in the Shrek Movies That Went Over Your Head
    Video: YouTube

    When Robin Hood makes his musical debut in Shrek, his merry men talk up his bravery and character. As he is about fight off Shrek and "rescue" Fiona, Robin says he likes a "saucy little maid" and his men imply that he likes to get-- "Paid!"

    Robin interrupts with that word for the kiddos, while adults know what Robin is really after.
    2,759
    265
    Is this funny?
  • 4

    Snow White's Not "Easy"

    Snow White's Not "Easy&qu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Adult Jokes in the Shrek Movies That Went Over Your Head
    Video: YouTube

    When Lord Farquaad listens to a list of potential princesses to marry in Shrek, the Magic Mirror brings up Snow White's living situation. The Mirror casually mentions that "although she lives with seven other men, she's not easy." The rim shot after this comment hammers home the joke.

    3,099
    308
    Is this funny?
PollsFilmShrekFunnyEntertainmentJokestop 10Adult JokesDreamWorksRe-evaluation