| Ay caramba!
| Catchphrase Information
|| Bart Simpson
| Written in scripts and episode titles as:
|| Ay caramba!|
| 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
- ¡Ay, caramba! is Spanish for denoting surprise or pain.