Knock Knock Jokes For Every Occasion

Knock knock jokes. A classic form of comedy that has withstood the test of time. Knock knock jokes can be witty, silly, groan-inducing, or even weirdly romantic. While you might not see some of the top comedians on Netflix telling knock knock jokes you may find having some of these in your back pocket for a quick laugh is always a good strategy to break the ice.

Best of all, with knock knock jokes, there’s not much to memorize. The jokes follow a simple structure where only the last two lines ever change. Once you can tell one knock knock joke, then you can tell them all!

Ready to learn a few jokes?

Let’s dive in!

Romantic Knock-Knock Jokes

You probably never dreamed of telling a romantic knock knock joke, did you? While these jokes aren’t going to make your crush suddenly fall in love with you they might get them to crack a smile, and everyone knows a smile is a fast lane to someone’s heart. You may have to say some of these out loud before they make sense.

Heartwarming:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Olive.”
  • “Olive who?”
  • “Olive you.”

The kiss:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Al.”
  • “Al who?”
  • “Open this door and Al give you a kiss.”

Boyfriend:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Disguise.”
  • “Disguise who?”
  • “Disguise your new boyfriend.”

Eye Rolling Knock-Knock Jokes

The One About the Cow:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Cows go.”
  • “Cows go who?”
  • “No, silly. Cows go ‘moo.’”

The One About the Owl:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Owls say.”
  • “Owls say who?”
  • “Yes they do.”

Another Cow Joke:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Interrupting cow.”
  • “Interrupting…”
  • “MOO!”

The sad one:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Boo.”
  • “Boo who?”
  • “Don’t cry. It’s only a joke.”

Candice comes to visit:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Candice.”
  • “Candice who?”
  • “Candice door open or not?”

The Unique Jokes You Haven't Heard

The thing with knock knock jokes is that there are a lot that get reused over and over again. Chances are someone has heard some of the jokes above.

If you really want to blow their socks off with a knock knock joke then try one of these more unique ones below. You will get a laugh and introduce someone to a classic new knock knock joke that they can tell their friends.

Moving On:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Billy.”
  • “Billy who?”
  • “Billy began to cry as he realized his ex-wife had truly moved on and forgotten about him.”

Don’t waste my time:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Doorbell repairman.”
  • “Doorbell repairman who?”
  • “Listen, I’m busy. Do you want your doorbell fixed or not?”

Hip-hop jokes:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Daisy.”
  • “Daisy who?”
  • “Daisy me rollin, they hating…”

You can then sing “Ridin Dirty” by Chamillionaire as long as you feel comfortable.

Grammar is important:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “To.”
  • “To who?”
  • “To whom…”

The more you can condescendingly emphasize this punchline, the better.

Change Up the Format

Knock knock jokes usually follow a typical format, but there are some that deviate from the usual style. These jokes are great for catching people off guard and putting a unique twist on the typical knock knock joke.

You will keep people on their toes with these jokes.

Flip the script:

  • “I have a great knock knock joke but you have to start.”
  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”

This is the part where they stare at you until they realize what you have done.

Two in one:

  • “Why did the chicken cross the road?”
  • “Why?”
  • “To get to the village idiot’s house. Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “The chicken.”

This is the part where they stare at you until they realize what you have done.

Finish Your Own Jokes

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Control freak. Okay, now you say, ‘control freak who?’”

Fruit Salad:

  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Banana.”
  • “Banana who?”
  • “Knock knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Banana.”
  • “Banana who?”
  • "Knock knock."
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Banana.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Orange.”
  • “Orange who?”
  • “Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?”

Try Creating Your Own

If you enjoyed those jokes then try sitting down and writing some of your knock knock jokes. The style is simple to emulate and, who knows, you could create the next classic knock knock joke that gets told for years to come.

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