mad as hell

mad as hell

Enraged; extremely or inconsolably angry. My dad was mad as hell after I crashed his car. You make me mad as hell with the way you carry on sometimes, you know that?
See also: hell, mad
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Dave Itzkoff's Mad as Hell chronicles not only Chayefsky's arduous efforts to get Network made but also the influence its several messages have had.
But in case you're not, like me, as mad as hell, here's a little reminder of why you should be.
I'm mad as hell,'' said Ron Maizland, who has lived in the neighborhood for 43 years.
It shouldn't be hard; as the turnout at the various rallies and walkouts indicates, the immigrants, both those legal and not, are mad as hell.
One-point-six million people have signed the recall petition, and they are saying: We are mad as hell and we are not gonna take it anymore.
Voters must feel: ``We're mad as hell, and we're not going to take it anymore.
Thus it is a better-than-even-money proposition that Murdoch and company are counting on the Jesse Ventura factor, betting they can cash in on larger-than-life demagogues like the fictional Howard Beale in ``Network'' (``I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore'').
I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore,'' a teary-eyed Clark said repeatedly during a news conference at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
That they're mad as hell and they're not going to take it anymore.
It makes the customers mad as hell three times a year,'' Roscoe said.
People in the Valley and in neighborhoods all over Los Angeles are mad as hell, and they aren't going to take it anymore.
It ought to make you mad as hell and unwilling to take it anymore.
And, with his stick, he declared: ``I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore.
Remember `Network,' when Peter Finch opens the window and says, `I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore?