The Best Drokking Swear Words From Science Fiction

Frak off, you bastich!


From: The TV show Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009)

As used: “Quite frankly, I don't give a flying frak whether you believe me or not, all right?” – Dr Gaius Baltar.

Also: Felgercarb, as used in the original series, meaning “crap”. And frack, also in the original series but spelled differently for some reason.


From: The book Bill The Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison (1965)

As used: “I will take you crumbly, ground-crawling bowbs and will turn you into highly skilled and efficient fuse tenders or else feed you down the nearest fuseway.” – Fuse Tender First Class Spleen


From: The book A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (1962)

As used: “Bog murder you, you vonny stinking bratchnies. Where are the others? Where are my stinking traitorous droogs? One of my cursed grahzny bratties chained me on the glazzies.” – Alex

Also: Loads of other words in nadsat, the made-up language they speak in that book. Yarbles.


From: The TV show Mork and Mindy (1978 – 1982)

As used: “Shazbot!” – Mork


From: The book Watership Down by Richard Adams (1972)

As used: “Silflay hraka, u embleer rah!”


From: The TV show Firefly (2002)

As used: “Just once I'd like things to go according to the gorram plan.” – Mal Reynolds


From: The TV show Red Dwarf (1988 – )

As used: “Why don't you smegging well smeg off, you annoying little smeggy smegging smegger?” – Arnold Rimmer

Also: Gimboid.


From: The DC comic Lobo (1983 – )

As used: “Don't count yer chickens, ya lowdown connivin' bastich! The main man is back -- an' he's ready ta rumble!”

Also: Feetal’s gizz!


From: The 2000AD comic strip Judge Dredd (1977 – )

As used: “Drokk it! The hillbillies are going to kill… The last president of the United States!” – Judge Dredd

Also: Stomm!


From: The radio series The Hitchhikers’ Guide To The Galaxy (1978) by Douglas Adams

As used: “Oh, Belgium man, Belgium!” – Zaphod Beeblebrox

Also: Zark, juju-flop, swut, turlingdrome.