Rodney's trademark white shirt and red tie are on permanent display at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.
After regaining consciousness from his brain surgery, Rodney's first request was to watch The Jerry Springer Show.
The epitaph on Rodney's tombstone reads "There goes the neighborhood".
In Febuary 1995, Rodney became the first entertainer to own a website.
In 1989, Rodney hit #89 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with the song 'Rappin Rodney'.
In 1984, Rodney did a television commercial for Miller Lite.
In 1997, Rodney became outspoken about his lifelong bouts with depression.
Entertainment Weekly named Rodney #36 out of the 50 funniest people.
Rodney stood at 5'10½" or 1.79 m.
In 1995, Rodney was honored with a Creative Achievement Award at the American Comedy Awards, USA.
He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 6366 Hollywood Blvd.
Rodney: I looked up my family tree and found out I was the sap.
Rodney: I looked up my family tree and found three dogs using it.
Rodney: I met the surgeon general - he offered me a cigarette.
Rodney: I remember the time I was kidnapped and they sent a piece of my finger to my father. He said he wanted more proof.
Rodney: I saved a girl from being attacked last night. I controlled myself.
Rodney: I told my dentist my teeth are going yellow. he told me to wear a brown tie.
Rodney: I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous - everyone hasn't met me yet.
Rodney: I told my wife the truth. I told her I was seeing a psychiatrist. Then she told me the truth: that she was seeing a psychiatrist, two plumbers, and a bartender.
Rodney: I was so ugly my mother used to feed me with a sling shot.
Rodney: I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
Rodney: I worked in a pet store and people would ask how big I would get.
Rodney: I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
Rodney: If it wasn't for pick-pockets I'd have no sex life at all.
Rodney: It's tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass.
Rodney: Life is just a bowl of pits.
Rodney: Men who do things without being told draw the most wages.
Rodney: Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, knowing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about.
Rodney: My cousins gay, he went to London only to find out that Big Ben was a clock.
Rodney: My father carries around the picture of the kid who came with his wallet.
Rodney: I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her.
Rodney: I have good looking kids. Thank goodness my wife cheats on me.
Rodney: I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face.
Rodney: I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
Rodney: I found there was only one way to look thin, hang out with fat people.
Rodney: I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.
Rodney: I could tell that my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a radio.
Rodney: I came from a real tough neighborhood. I put my hand in some cement and felt another hand.
Rodney: At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't.
Rodney: Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself.
Rodney: A girl phoned me the other day and said... Come on over, there's nobody home. I went over. Nobody was home.
Rodney: My kids scotch tape worms to the sidewalk and watch the birds get hernias.
Rodney: Yeah, I know I'm ugly... I said to a bartender, 'Make me a zombie.' He said 'God beat me to it.'
Rodney: With my wife I don't get no respect. I made a toast on her birthday to 'the best woman a man ever had.' The waiter joined me.
Rodney: With me, nothing goes right. My psychiatrist said my wife and I should have sex every night. Now, we'll never see each other!
Rodney: When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.
Rodney: When I played in the sandbox, the cat kept covering me up.
Rodney: What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bee and he told me about the butcher and my wife.
Rodney: What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.
Rodney: We sleep in separate rooms, we have dinner apart, we take separate vacations - we're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together.
Rodney: This morning when I put on my underwear I could hear the fruit-of-the-loom guys laughing at me.
Rodney: They change the sheets every day... from one bed to another.
Rodney: The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
Rodney: Some dog I got too. We call him Egypt. Because in every room he leaves a pyramid.
Rodney: One year they asked me to be poster boy - for birth control.
Rodney: On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like me.
Rodney: My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.
Rodney: My wife was afraid of the dark... then she saw me naked and now she's afraid of the light.
Rodney: My wife wants sex in the back of the car and she wants me to drive.
Rodney: My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home.
Rodney: My wife is always trying to get rid of me. The other day she told me to put the garbage out. I said to her I already did. She told me to go and keep an eye on it.
Rodney: My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met!
Rodney: My uncle's dying wish - he wanted me on his lap. He was in the electric chair.
Rodney: My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you're ugly too.
Rodney: My mother never breast fed me, she told me she only liked me as a friend.
Rodney: My mother had morning sickness after I was born.
Rodney: My marriage is on the rocks again, yeah, my wife just broke up with her boyfriend.