What does method to my madness mean?


Idiom Meaning:

having a purpose or goal despite appearing disorganized


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Glee “Special Education” (2010)

Time of Scene: ~00:07:40

Will Schuester: Kurt’s gone, and he’s never coming back. We need a twelfth member. Now, I always go to Rachel and Finn in these situations, but you might be the most well-known kid in this entire school.

Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman: There’s a method to my madness.

Will Schuester: I want you to use that madness to recruit a new member. Glee needs you to be its ambassador.

Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman: More like its am-bad-ass-ador.


M*A*S*H* “None Like It Hot” (1978)

Time of Scene: ~00:03:30

Cpl. Maxwell Klinger: Sir, you’re looking at a man who’s slowly killing himself, and I must warn you, it’s no thrill to behold.

Col. Sherman Potter: Not today Klinger, I’m very close to my boiling point.

Radar: Klinger, you smell like the raccoon that died under our house.

Col. Sherman Potter: There’s a method to my madness, O Short One of the Open Pores.



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