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Ay caramba!

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Ay caramba!
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Catchphrase Information
Character: Bart Simpson
Written in scripts and episode titles as: Ay caramba!
Ay carumba!
Aye caramba!
Aye carumba!
First heard: "The Art Museum"

Ay, caramba! (also spelled Aye carumba!) is a phrase commonly used by Bart Simpson; it is his second most commonly used catchphrase, behind "Eat My Shorts!".

Bart's first words were "Ay caramba!" He first said it when he, as a baby, saw Homer and Marge in bed. Bart uses this phrase to express surprise, emotional distress or discomfort.

Behind the Laughter[edit]

  • ¡Ay, caramba! is Spanish for denoting surprise or pain.

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