Darren McGavin: Kolchak or The Old Man from A Christmas Story?

Which one of McGavin's most iconic characters uttered these phrases?

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Darren McGavin is a great actor. Typically, those lucky enough to play an iconic role have just one. McGavin, with Kolchak and A Christmas Story, had (at least) two. They're wildly different characters, but they both showcase McGavin's signature sense of authority. The guy commands a presence!

We're sure you can tell the difference between Carl Kolchak and the Old Man from A Christmas Story. But could you tell some of their quotes apart? We'll name a line from one of these two projects, and you only need to pick which one it's from! Good luck, and make sure to leave your thoughts and your score in the comments section below! 

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  1. "That son of a ***** would freeze up in the middle of summer on the equator!"
  2. "He does too, he looks like a pink nightmare!"
  3. "If you want a job done right, you just have to foul it up yourself."
  4. "You used up all the glue on purpose!"
  5. "A raccoon, with a heart attack... maybe you fed it too much cholesterol."
  6. "Yeah, yeah. You see, he, he takes books out. He's got half the books in the library out and they're all over due. As a matter of fact, they've got a warrant out for his arrest."
  7. "Buck Finemann, seventy-two years old. Cantankerous old geezer. No-one liked him much..."
  8. "You wart mundane noodle!"
  9. "F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote, 'The rich are different than you and me.' They sure are. They got more money."
  10. "Where's my screwdriver and my plumber's helper? I'll open up his mouth and I'll shove it in."

Darren McGavin: Kolchak or The Old Man from A Christmas Story?

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