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Quotes from Gremlins

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    • Gizmo: Bye Billy.
    • [repeated line]
    • Gizmo: Bright light. Bright light.
    • Stripe: Water... Gun.
    • Mr. Corben: What is that dog doing in here?
    • Gerald: Peltzer, this is a bank, not a pet-store.
    • Mr. Corben: Very good, Gerald.
    • Gerald: Thank you, Mr. Corben.
    • Stripe: Gizmo Caca.
    • Gizmo: Uh oh.
    • Billy Peltzer: Cover your mouth. Don't breathe any gas.
    • Pete: One, two, three, four, five new ones. NOW can I have one?
    • Billy Peltzer: I don't know, Pete.
    • Pete: Hey, look! That one's got a cute little stripe on its head. Hey, cutie.
    • [Pete attempts to pet the baby mogwai, who, in response, snarls and attempts to bite Pete]
    • Kate: What're they doing?
    • Billy Peltzer: They're watching Snow White. And they love it.
    • Murry Futterman, Billy's neighbor: Goddamn foreign cars.
    • Kate: Will you sign this petition? They're trying to close Dorie's Tavern.
    • Billy Peltzer: Sure. That's where my dad proposed to my mom, you know.
    • Kate: That's where everyone's dad proposed to their mom.
    • [Concession Stand at Movie Theater, Stripe pears his head inside the empty popcorn bin, sniffing around]
    • Stripe: Yum?
    • [looks across the street and sees the candy store]
    • Stripe: AH. Yum. Yum.
    • Sheriff Frank: Tell me something, Billy. How come a cute little guy like this can turn into a thousand ugly monsters?
    • Billy Peltzer: Well, you see, this is before it enters the pupal stage.
    • Deputy Brent: The pupal stage?
    • Billy Peltzer: Yeah, right. Plus it multiplies with water.
    • Deputy Brent: Aw, Christ.
    • Sheriff Frank: Brent give the kid some water.
    • Billy Peltzer: I wouldn't do that, Sheriff.
    • Murry Futterman, Billy's neighbor: Goddamn foreign TV. I told ya we should've got a Zenith.
    • Ruby Deagle: I want your dog.
    • Billy Peltzer: Barney?
    • Ruby Deagle: Give him to me. I'll take him to the kennel, they'll put him to sleep. It will be quick and painless compared to what I would do to him.
    • Billy Peltzer: What could you do?
    • Ruby Deagle: I'll catch the beast myself. He'll get what he deserves, a slow painful death.Maybe I'll put him in my spin-drier on high heat.
    • Mr. Anderson: That would do it all right!
    • [Barney then jumps from the bank counter and smashes Mrs Deagle's snowman head and starts barking at her]
    • Ruby Deagle: Mrs Harris, what are you trying to tell me?
    • Mrs. Joe Harris: I'm afraid none of us can pay for two weeks. Couldn't you just get Mr.Corben to just give us a little more time?
    • Ruby Deagle: Mrs Harris, the bank and I have the same purpose in life - to make money. Not to support a lot of... deadbeats!
    • Mrs. Joe Harris: Mrs Deagle! It's Christmas!
    • Ruby Deagle: Well, now you know what to ask Santa for, don't you?
    • [drunk, looking inside his car]
    • Murry Futterman, Billy's neighbor: Gremlins...
    • [turning to Billy and Kate]
    • Murry Futterman, Billy's neighbor: You got-you gotta watch out for them forgeiners cuz they plant gremlins in their machinery.
    • [he climbs inside the car]
    • Murry Futterman, Billy's neighbor: It's the same gremlins that brought down our planes in the big one.
    • [laughing]
    • Kate: The big one...
    • [turning round]
    • Murry Futterman, Billy's neighbor: that's right! World war two.
    • [he puts his hand to his head]
    • Murry Futterman, Billy's neighbor: Good old WWII.
    • [Murray tries to start his car]
    • Murry Futterman, Billy's neighbor: Y'know their still shippin them over here. They put em in cars, they put em in yer tv. They put em in stereos and those little radios you stick in your ears. They even put em in watches, they have teeny gremlins for our watches!
    • Billy Peltzer: They're Inside.
    • Kate: All Of Them?
    • Lynn Peltzer: Get Out Of My Kitchen!
    • [shocked to see eggs in Billy's basement]
    • Lynn Peltzer: What are they?
    • Billy Peltzer: Mom, what's going on here?
    • Billy Peltzer: They're the Mogwai... I guess.
    • Lynn Peltzer: Did you give them water?
    • Billy Peltzer: No.
    • Lynn Peltzer: Did you feed them after midnight?
    • Billy Peltzer: Well, I gave them some chicken
    • [realises about his clock]
    • Billy Peltzer: No, wait, I made sure
    • [goes over to his clock and founds out that his clock has been ripped off it's cords]
    • Gerald: If it isn't Captain Clip-On. Guess who almost signed for unemployment today?
    • Billy Peltzer: I give up.
    • Gerald: You... But Mr. Corben had second thoughts. He gets so sentimental around the holidays.
    • Billy Peltzer: Imagine that.
    • Gerald: If it was up to me, I would have fired you in a second.
    • Billy Peltzer: Well, a merry Christmas to you too.
    • [repeated line]
    • Randall Peltzer: Rand Peltzer, Fantastic ideas for a Fantastic World, I make the illogical logical.
    • [to Billy's Dog]
    • Gizmo: Bye-bye, Woof Woof.
    • Billy Peltzer: It's the creatures!
    • [angered]
    • Sheriff Frank: Ah, the creatures.
    • Billy Peltzer: The creatures are making it look like an accident!
    • [menacing Billy with a crossbow]
    • Stripe: Bye, bye.
    • [at start of film, Mr. Peltzer is willing to pay $200 for Mogwai]
    • Grandfather: You do with mogwai what your society... has done with all of nature's gifts. You do not understand.
    • [entire Peltzer family is speechless with guilt]
    • Grandfather: You are not ready.
    • Grandfather: I'm sorry. Mogwai not for sale.
    • Randall Peltzer: Why not? You said everything in your grandfather's store was for sale.
    • Grandfather: With Mogwai, comes much responsibility. I cannot sell him at any price.
    • [at end of film after tons of mayhem errupted and is being shown on the news]
    • Grandfather: I warned you. With mogwai comes much responsibility. But you didn't listen.
    • [gestures at television]
    • Grandfather: And you see what happens.
    • Randall Peltzer: I'm sorry. I didn't mean it...
    • Kate: Now I have another reason to hate Christmas.
    • Billy Peltzer: What are you talking about?
    • Kate: The worst thing that ever happened to me was on Christmas. Oh, God. It was so horrible. It was Christmas Eve. I was 9 years old. Me and Mom were decorating the tree, waiting for Dad to come home from work. A couple hours went by. Dad wasn't home. So Mom called the office. No answer. Christmas Day came and went, and still nothing. So the police began a search. Four or five days went by. Neither one of us could eat or sleep. Everything was falling apart. It was snowing outside. The house was freezing, so I went to try to light up the fire. That's when I noticed the smell. The firemen came and broke through the chimney top. And me and Mom were expecting them to pull out a dead cat or a bird. And instead they pulled out my father. He was dressed in a Santa Claus suit. He'd been climbing down the chimney... his arms loaded with presents. He was gonna surprise us. He slipped and broke his neck. He died instantly. And that's how I found out there was no Santa Claus.
    • [seeing a picture of Ruby Deagle Billy had drawn]
    • Mr. Jones: The old bat never looked better.
    • Mr. Jones: It's great. You're doing fine.
    • Randall Peltzer: Well, that's the story. So if your air conditioner goes on the fritz or your washing machine blows up or your video recorder conks out; before you call the repairman turn on all the lights, check all the closets and cupboards, look under all the beds, 'cause you never can tell there just might be a gremlin in your house.
    • Kate: What are they, Billy?
    • Billy Peltzer: They're gremlins, Kate, just like Mr. Futterman said.
    • Kate: You say you hate Washington's Birthday or Thanksgiving and nobody cares, but you say you hate Christmas and people treat you like you're a leper.
    • [leaving with Gizmo, to Billy]
    • Grandfather: Perhaps some day, you will be ready. Until then, Mogwai waits.
    • Grandfather: He has something he wants to say to you.
    • Billy Peltzer: You mean you can understand what he says when he speaks?
    • Grandfather: To understand, one has only to listen.
    • Chinese Boy: Look Mister, there are some rules that you've got to follow.
    • Billy Peltzer: Yeah, what kind of rules?
    • Chinese Boy: First of all, keep him out of the light, he hates bright light, especially sunlight, it'll kill him. Second, don't give him any water, not even to drink. But the most important rule, the rule you can never forget, no matter how much he cries, no matter how much he begs, never feed him after midnight.
    • Robbie the Robot: Sorry miss I was giving myself an oil job
    • Robbie the Robot: This question is totally without meaning.
    • Robbie the Robot: Pardon me sir, stuff?
    • Robbie the Robot: Thick and Heavy?
    • Robbie the Robot: Would sixty gallons be sufficient?
    • Robbie the Robot: I rarely use it myself sir. It promotes rust.
    • [watching another gremlin strangle Mrs. Peltzer with Christmas tree lights]
    • Stripe: Oh neat!
    • [answers the phone]
    • Lynn Peltzer: Yes? Billy! Are you okay? Where are you?
    • Billy Peltzer: Mom, they've hatched. Get out of the house!
    • [sees a phone cord]
    • Stripe: Phone home... CACA!
    • [he pulls the phone cord]
    • Billy Peltzer: Mom? MOM!
    • [DELETED SCENE: Mrs. Deagle enters the bank and shoves her way through a long line to Kate's teller-cage]
    • Ruby Deagle: I want this check deposited immediately. Also, I know everything about that little petition you've been sending around town.
    • Billy Peltzer: It's your Holiday present from me.
    • Ruby Deagle: This crummy old broom? What am I supposed to do with it?
    • Billy Peltzer: I thought you might need a ride home.
    • [Mrs. Deagle gasps in outrage, as the other customers behind her chuckle. She whirls and glares at them, then whirls back and gl]
    • Billy Peltzer: ... We could have asked that you move to the back of the line and wait your turn like everyone else, but we didn't want to be rude to you - or worse than rude to them.
    • [rushing up with Mr. Corben close behind]
    • Gerald: What's going on here?
    • [doesn't wait for an answer]
    • Gerald: Shut up, Peltzer; I'm asking her, not you. Is there a problem, Mrs. Deagle?
    • Ruby Deagle: This young man just asked that I *move to the back of the line and wait my turn like everybody else*! Of all the...!
    • [Mr. Corben and Gerald both turn pale]
    • Gerald: Peltzer, how dare you! You're...!
    • Kate: Mrs. Deagle, are you sure this is the time or the place for...?
    • Mr. Corben: *Gerald*! This is official.
    • Gerald: But *I* wanted to...!
    • [sternly cutting him off]
    • Mr. Corben: Gerald. I'm not going to tell you again.
    • [turns back to Billy]
    • Mr. Corben: Peltzer, how dare you! You're fired!
    • [removing his name tag]
    • Billy Peltzer: Thanks, Roland.
    • [furious]
    • Mr. Corben: *Roland*?
    • Billy Peltzer: That's the best present you and Ger have ever given me.
    • [drops the name tag on the floor, then spins on his heel and walks out cheerfully]
    • Mr. Corben: ...Well, what are you standing around for? Pick that up!
    • Ruby Deagle: Of course it is. I *always* mix business with pleasure. And it gives me *great* pleasure to inform you that said petition has failed. Moreover, as a direct result of your efforts, I'm foreclosing *your* home as well. I'm sure that really shocks you doesn't it? Good.
    • [to Kate]
    • Gerald: You heard him. Pick it up. Now.
    • [Instead, she removes her own name tag and drops it on the floor as well]
    • Kate: Pick them up yourself, Ger. I quit.
    • [walks out after Billy]
    • Mr. Corben: ...You heard her, Hopkins. Pick those off the floor. Immediately.
    • Gerald: *Me*? Since when do *I* get other people's dirty work?
    • [cold and deadly]
    • Mr. Corben: When nobody else is there to do the dirty work, as you call it, the JVP becomes JAL - that is, Just Another Lackey. Now start earning that salary I'm paying you, before I *really* blow my top and demonstrate just how rotten I *can* be. If you thought I was a schmuck with those other two...!
    • [Very unwillingly, Gerald picks both name tags off the floor. Then he goes to assist the long line of customers - all by himself]
    • Kate: On the contrary, Mrs. Deagle, it doesn't surprise me at all. Actually, it's just the sort of Christmas present I can see you giving.
    • Ruby Deagle: I'll thank you not to be impertinent, young lady.
    • Kate: And *I'll* thank YOU, in the name of the Holiday Season, to show an ounce of decency to these families you're ruining. Most of them can't afford to move, and even the ones who can really don't have anywhere to go. Isn't there anything at all I can say or do to change your mind about destroying all those good people?
    • [smiling wickedly]
    • Ruby Deagle: You've got three chances of making me reconsider this Hitox deal: none, less than none, and much less than none. Now, if you'll kindly deposit this check, I'll be on my way.
    • [Sickened by all of this, Billy produces a broom from underneath his own teller-cage. He passes it to the miserly lady]
    • Billy Peltzer: Merry Christmas, Mrs. Deagle.
    • Ruby Deagle: What's this?
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