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  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: I'm here to investigate your odd predicament
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: I'm here to investigate your odd predicament.


  • Elaine: (talking about the Tuohy's Christmas card with Michael in it) He looks so big compared to you like Jessica Lange next to King Kong. (amidst chuckles)
    Beth: Hey, does Michael get the family discount at Taco Bell? Because if he does that Sean is gonna lose a few stores.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: He's a good kid.
    Elaine: Well, I say that you make it official and adopt him. (laughs)
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: He's gonna be eighteen in a few months but it doesn't make much sense to legally adopt. (they all stare at her)
    Sherry: Leigh Ann, is this sort of white guilt thing?
    Elaine: What would your Daddy say?


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: One-Mississippi - Joe Theismann, the Redskins quarterback takes the snap and hands-off to his runnin' mate. Two-Mississippi - it's a trick play, a flea-flicker. And the runnin' back tosses back to the quarterback. Three-Mississippi - up 'til now the play's been defined by what he doesn't. Four-Mississippi - Lawrence Taylor is the best defensive player in the NFL. And has been from the time that he walked onto the field as a rookie. He will also change the game of football as we know it... Legendary quarterback Joe Theismann never played another down of football.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: We have been here for an hour, and all I see is people shootin' the bull and drinkin' coffee. I wanna know who runs this joint?
    CPS Welfare Worker: (points to a picture of George W. Bush)


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: The seconds between the snap of the ball and the snap of the first bones is closer to 4 seconds than 5.


  • Michael Oher: Ms. Touhy?
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: I hear Ms. Touhy I look over my shoulder for my mother-in-law.


  • Coach Cotton: What did you say to him?
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: You should really get to know your players. Michael scored in the ninety eight percentile in protective instincts.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: I'd like to become a legal guardian.
    CPS Welfare Worker: God help the child.


  • Michael Oher: Mr. Touhy sleeps on the couch?
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: Only when he's bad.


  • Michael Oher: It's nice, I never had one before.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: What, a room to yourself?
    Michael Oher: A bed.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: Michael, I want you to have a good time but if you get a girl pregnant out of wedlock, I will crawl up into the car, drive up to Oxford and cut off your penis.
    S.J. Tuohy: She means it.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: Well, alright then.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: I don't wanna name names but one of the coaches took him to a titty bar. Gave him nightmares.


  • Sean Tuohy: Who would've thought we'd have a black son before we met a Democrat?


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: I said you could thank me later. It's later, Bert.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: You threaten my son, you threaten me.


  • Miss Sue: You like Tennessee? That's a good school. Not at the academic level of Ole Miss but they have an outstandin' science department. You know what they're famous for? They work with the FBI, to study the effects soil on decomposin' body parts. When they find a body, the police wanna know how long it's been dead. So the fine works at Tennessee help them out. Oh, they have lots of body parts. Arms and legs and hands, from hospitals and medical schools. And do you know where they store 'em? Right underneath the football field. So while it's fine and dandy to have 10,000 fans cheerin' for you, the bodies you should be worried about are the ones right under the turf. Set to poke up through the ground and grab you... Well, it's your decision where you wanna play ball. Don't let me influence you.


  • Coach Cotton: You see that sign? Christian. We can either take that seriously or we can paint over it.
    Coach Cotton: You see that sign, Christian? We can either take that seriously or we can paint over it.


  • Investigator Granger: Mr. Oher? Mr. Oher? Tell me why. Tell me why I am here.
    Michael Oher: To, investigate?
    Investigator Granger: Yes, to investigate. I'm here to investigate you odd, predicament. Do you find it odd, your predicament? Michael?
    Michael Oher: I don't know. Can I, can I leave now?
    Investigator Granger: No you can't


  • Sean Tuohy: We were wonderin' if you would like to become a part of this family.
    Michael Oher: I kinda thought I already was.


  • Beth: You're changin' that boy's life.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: No. He's changin' mine.


  • Alton: Whatchu packin'? .Twenty two? A little Saturday night special?
    Alton: Whatchu packin'? Twenty two? A little Saturday night special?
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: Yep. And it shoots just fine every other day of the week too.


  • Coach Cotton: Was he holdin'?
    Official: No.
    Coach Cotton: Was he blockin' after the whistle?
    Coach Cotton: Then what was the flag for?
    Official: I don't know. Excessive blockin'.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: Now, ya'll would guess that more often than not, the highest paid player on an NFL team is the quarterback. And you'd be right. But what you probably don't know is that more often than not, the second highest paid player is, thanks to Lawrence Taylor, a left tackle. Because, as every housewife knows, the first check you write is for the montgage, but the second is for the insurance. The left tackle's job is to protect the quarterback from what he can't see comin'. To protest his blind side.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: (first lines) There's a moment of orderly silence before a football play begins. Players are in position, lineman are frozen. and anything is possible. Then, like a traffic accident, stuff begins to randomally collide. From the snap of the ball to the snap of the first bones, closer to four seconds than five.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: There's a moment of orderly silence before a football play begins. Players are in position, lineman are frozen. and anything is possible. Then, like a traffic accident, stuff begins to randomally collide. From the snap of the ball to the snap of the first bones, closer to four seconds than five.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: Sean and I have been talkin' and Michael, if you're gonna accept a football scholarship we think it should be to Tennessee. And I promise that I will be at every game cheerin' for you.
    Michael Oher: Every game.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: Every game. But I will not wear that gaudy orange, I will not. It is not my colour wheel and I'm not gonna wear it.


  • Sean Tuohy: You really except Michael to lay down on the couch and talk about his childhood like he's Woody Allen or somethin'? I mean, Michael's gift is his ability to forget. He's mad at no one and he really doesn't care happen in the past.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: You're right.
    Sean Tuohy: Excuse me? 'You're right'? How'd those words taste comin' out of your mouth?
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: Like vinegar.


  • Michael Oher: (after pushing an opponent all the way off the field) Sorry, Coach. I stopped when I heard the whistle
    Michael Oher: Sorry, Coach. I stopped when I heard the whistle
    Coach Cotton: Where were you takin' him?
    Michael Oher: The bus. It was time for him to go home.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: If you so much as set foot downtown, you will be sorry. I'm in a prayer group with the D.A., I'm a member of the NRA and I'm always packin'.


  • Michael Oher: It's nice, I never had one before.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: What, a room to yourself?
    Michael Oher: A bed.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: I said you could thank me later. It's later, Bert.


  • Sean Tuohy: We were wondering if you would like to become a part of this family.
    Michael Oher: I kinda thought I already was.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: I don't want to name names but one of the coaches took him to a titty bar. Gave him nightmares.


  • Sean Tuohy: Who would've thought we'd have a black son before we met a Democrat?


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: If you so much as set foot downtown, you will be sorry. I'm in a prayer group with the D.A., I'm a member of the NRA and I'm always packing.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: You threaten my son, you threaten me.


  • Sean Tuohy: What?. I'm right?. How do those words feel comin' out of your mouth?.
    Sean Tuohy: What? I'm right? How do those words feel comin' out of your mouth?
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: Like vinegar.


  • S.J. Tuohy: Sticks and stones?.
    S.J. Tuohy: Sticks and stones?
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: You know what, S.J., just, just keep filmin'. (Forces S.J.'s head toward the field)
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: You know what, S.J., just, just keep filmin'. [forces S.J.'s head toward the field]


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: (Talking to Elaine as she gets up to leave) Shame on you.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: [talking to Elaine as she gets up to leave] Shame on you.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: (walks away) I'm gettin' this.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: [walks away] I'm gettin' this.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: I'm not cuttin', I'm just askin'.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: You can thank me later...Burt, its later.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: I said you could thank me later. It's later, Bert.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: S.J., you're gonna want to get this.


  • Sean Tuohy: I was wonderin'. Would you like to become a part of the family.
    Sean Tuohy: We were wondering if you would like to become a part of this family.
    Michael Oher: I kinda that I already was.
    Michael Oher: I kinda thought I already was.


  • Michael Oher: Don't you dare lie to me! I'm not stupid!
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: Of course you're not stupid, Michael!


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: Who runs this place?
    CPS Employee: *points to a picture of George Bush across the room*
    CPS Employee: [points to a picture of George Bush across the room]


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: I'm not cutting, I'm just asking...
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: I'm not cutting, I'm just asking.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: I would like to become a legal guardian.
    CPS Employee: Lord, help that child!


  • Beth: You're changin' the boy's life?.
    Beth: You're changing that boy's life.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: No?, he's changin' mine.
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: No. He's changing mine.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: Don't you dare lie to me.


  • S.J. Tuohy: He owns like a million "Taco Bells"!
    S.J. Tuohy: He was a basketball star at Ole Miss, point guard, now he owns like a million Taco Bells.


  • Michael Oher: *gets distracted by balloons*
    Michael Oher: [gets distracted by balloons]
    Coach Cotton: Balloons! They're balloons!


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: You threaten my son. You threaten me.


  • S.J. Tuohy: Sticks and stones?
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: You know what, S.J. just, just keep filming...*forces S.J.'s head toward the field*
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: You know what, S.J. just, just keep filming. [forces S.J.'s head toward the field]


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: I said you could thank me later...it's later, Bert.


  • Michael Oher: Mrs. Tuohy?
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: I hear "Mrs. Tuohy" and I look over my shoulder for my mother-in-law...
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: I hear 'Mrs. Tuohy,' and I look over my shoulder for my mother-in-law.


  • Sean Tuohy: What? I'm right? HOw do those words feel coming out of your mouth?
    Sean Tuohy: What? I'm right? How do those words feel coming out of your mouth?
    Leigh Anne Tuohy: Like vinegar.


  • Leigh Anne Tuohy: ...Oompa Loompa here.....


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