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The Best Edna Mode Quotes From 'The Incredibles'

February 25, 2020 711 votes 98 voters 4.0k views25 items

The Incredibles wouldn't be the beloved family film it is without the best Edna Mode quotes. She may not have any superpowers herself, but she still has an incredibly important job: designing the costumes for all of the heroes. While she doesn't get a ton of screentime, she does a lot with what little she has, churning out memorable and funny Edna Mode quotes over the years.

Edna Mode isn't one to mince words. She delivers quippy one-liners, such as when she sees Mr. Incredible for the first time in years and exclaims, "My God, you've gotten fat." Among the hilarity, you can also find moments of profound truth with Edna, such as when she said, "I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now."

The best Edna Mode quotes from The Incredibles and The Incredibles 2 have been collected here. Vote for the ones you find absolutely fabulous, darling. 

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    No Capes!

    Edna: No capes!

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  • 2

    I Never Look Back

    Edna: This is a horrible suit, darling. You can't be seen in this. I won't allow it. Fifteen years ago, maybe, but now? Feh!

    Bob: Wait, what do you mean? You designed it.

    Edna: I never look back, darling! It distracts from the now.

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    He'll Look Fabulous

    Edna: I didn't know the baby's powers, so I covered the basics.

    Helen: Jack-Jack doesn't have any powers.

    Edna: No? Well, he'll look fabulous anyway.

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    Machine Washable

    Edna: I cut it a little roomy for the free movement, the fabric is comfortable for sensitive skin...

    [A flame erupts in front of the suit.]

    Edna: And it can also withstand a temperature of over 1000 degrees. Completely bulletproof...

    [Four heavy machine guns open fire on the suit.]

    Edna: And machine washable, darling. That's a new feature.

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