You’re Killing Me Smalls


What does You’re Killing Me Smalls mean?

You’re killing me, Smalls is a memorable quote from the 1993 baseball film, The Sandlot.

It is used as a phrase to express frustration and dissatisfaction with someone.

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What's the origin of You’re Killing Me Smalls?

The Sandlot premiered on April 7th, 1993 in the US.

“You’re killing me Smalls” appears in a scene, where Smalls,the new kid of the town (played by Tom Guiry)  is asked by the character Ham (portrayed by Patrick Renna) if he wants a s’more.

After Smalls asks back several times “Some more of what?” Ham exclaims “you’re killing me Smalls” in his frustration.

The phrase was integrated into pop culture, thanks to the popularity of both the character Ham and the movie itself.

Spread & Usage

How did You’re Killing Me Smalls spread?

The expression was defined on Urban Dictionary on June 1st, 2011.

The scene, where Ham says the phrase “you’re killing me Smalls” was uploaded to YouTube by the channel The One Film Element on April 8th, 2017.

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