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Eli Wallach said it in The Magnificent SevenEdit

The phrase "I'll be back" was said by Eli Wallach in "The Magnificent 7" 24 years before Arnold did it in "Terminator". See the movie at 5'30". — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hityr5yr (talkcontribs) 11:34, 29 July 2018 (UTC)

Beatles albumEdit

Does anyone else think that linking to a discussion of Schwarzenegger's catch phrase from a BEATLES album is ridiculous? ProfessorFokker 08:02, 27 February 2006 (UTC)

Austrian Defence LeagueEdit

In this article, I read:

We'll be back was used as a slogan by the Austrian Defence League during the Resistance movement of the 1930s to the Austro-fascist Patriotic Front.

Does anyone know why an Austro-fascist movement would choose an English-language slogan?

I find this so unbelievable, that I decided to remove this text. If anyone has more information about the Austro-fascist Patriotic Front's slogan, and thinks that it is relevant in this article, that information can be added again. Johan Lont (talk) 10:25, 17 July 2008 (UTC)

Douglas MacArthurEdit

Am I the only one who has seen this quote as a version of Douglas MacArthurs old one? If so, it makes sense to not mention him and his quote here, of course. But really? Formerly very active, now only occasional editor (talk) 13:47, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

Terminator 2Edit

In the mall, the ginger kid says the catchphrase to John before going to get change for the arcade machines. Worthy of note? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:16, 22 June 2009 (UTC)

I'll be back in T3Edit

Inconspicuous. It was said by Kate at the beginning.

"I'll be back before you wake up." to her fiance Scott.

Obviously meant to have been added to make sure the phrase was used in all Terminator films but nobody seems to have noticed. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:03, 27 February 2010 (UTC)

Also appeared in Duke Nukem 3dEdit

SHould we add that? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:07, 29 December 2011 (UTC)

Chronological errorEdit

The follow passage is inaccurate, in that his term as Governor was before 2012. He has not used the term, or done anything else, "as governor" since 2012. Whatever he may have done as governor was not "since" (after) a 2012 movie.

" The Expendables 2 (2012) – Schwarzenegger's character Trench Mauser says "I'm back" upon rescuing the Expendables from a trapped mine. Later, in the final gunfight, he says "I'll be back" to Bruce Willis's character Mr. Church, to which Church replies "You've been back enough. I'll be back." Mauser then replies with "Yippee-ki-yay" (the catchphrase of John McClane, one of Willis's most famous action roles).

"Schwarzenegger has since used the phrase during public speeches as part of his career as the governor of the U.S. state of California.[5][6]" (talk) 01:21, 10 June 2013 (UTC)


The lead section says that the line was originally written as "I will be back". The history section infers that the line was written as "I'll be back" and Schwarzenegger asked to change it to "I will be back". — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:39, 24 August 2013 (UTC)

first use as a catchphraseEdit

the exterminator (1980) series of films has the protagonist repeatedly saying "if youre lying ....... ill be back" (talk) 15:19, 6 September 2014 (UTC)

In 1958, in The Rifleman, season 1, episode 11,"The Apprentice Sheriff", the first real action hero Chuck Connors, said to the young Marshall for the day played by Robert Vaughn, "I'll be back" before trying to negotiate a peace settlement with some Texas cowhands. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Yelyab (talkcontribs) 09:16, 30 March 2015 (UTC)

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Arnold catchphrase, not TerminatorEdit

If this is a catchphrase popularized by Arnold, why are usages in the Terminator franchise the only ones elaborated upon? Mention others, like Last Action Hero? 🖖 ChristTrekker 🗣 19:57, 16 June 2022 (UTC)

Feel free to add in other examples if you can find reliable sources that discuss them. InfiniteNexus (talk) 03:43, 21 June 2022 (UTC)