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  • Officer Olson: Found somethin' there, Chief?
    Marge Gunderson: No, I just think I'm gonna barf!


  • Marge Gunderson: And it's a beautiful day...


  • Marge Gunderson: Prowler needs a jump.


  • Marge Gunderson: Prowler needs a jump.


  • Jerry Lundegaard: Oh Geez.


  • Marge Gunderson: Sir, you have no call to get snippy with me! I'm just doing my job here.


  • Marge Gunderson: Hiya, Lou. Whoo! What ya got there?
    Officer Olson: Margie, thought you might need a little warm-up.
    Marge Gunderson: Thanks a bunch. ... So, what's the deal? Gary says triple homicide.
    Marge Gunderson: Thanks a bunch. So, what's the deal? Gary says triple homicide.


  • Gaear Grimsrud: You'll take care of it. Boy, you a smooth smooth, you know.
    Carl Showalter: Whoa, Daddy.


  • Carl Showalter: You should see the over guy!


  • Jerry Lundegaard: I'm, uh, Jerry Lundegaard.
    Carl Showalter: You're Jerry Lundegaard?
    Jerry Lundegaard: Ya. Shep Proudfoot said...
    Carl Showalter: Shep said you'd be here at 7:30. What gives, man?
    Jerry Lundegaard: Shep said 8:30.
    Carl Showalter: We've been sitting here an hour. He's [motioning to Gaer] peed three times already.
    Jerry Lundegaard: I'm sure sorry. Shep told me 8:30. It was a mix-up, I guess.


  • Mike Yanagita: I liked you so much! You're such a super lady!


  • Marge Gunderson: No, I - Mike - wyncha sit over there, I'd prefer that.
    Mike Yanagita: Huh? Oh, okay, I'm sorry.
    Marge Gunderson: No, just so I can see ya, ya know. Don't have to turn my neck.


  • Marge Gunderson: I'd be very surprised if our suspect was from Brainerd.


  • Jerry Lundegaard: Oh Geez!
    Jerry Lundegaard: Oh geez!


  • Carl Showalter: Would It Kill You To Say Something?
    Carl Showalter: Would it kill you to say something?
    Gaear Grimsrud: I Did.
    Gaear Grimsrud: I did.


  • Jerry Lundegaard: Well, heck, if you wanna, if you wanna play games here! I'm workin' with ya on this thing, but I... Okay, I'll do a damned lot count!


  • Marge Gunderson: I'm not sure I agree with you a hundred percent on your police work there, Lou.


  • Carl Showalter: Would it... kill you to say something? "No." That's the first thing you've said in the last four hours. That's, a fountain of conversation, man. That's a geyser. I mean, whoa daddy! Stand back, man. Shit. I'm sitting here driving. Doing all the driving, man. The whole fucking way from Brainard driving. Just trying to...chat, you know. Keep our spirits up, fight the boredom of the road, and you can't say one fucking thing just in the way of conversation. Oh fuck it. I don't have to talk to you either, man. See how you like it. Just total fucking silence. Two can play at that game, smart guy. We'll just see how you like it. Total silence.
    Carl Showalter: Would it... kill you to say something? 'No.' That's the first thing you've said in the last four hours. That's, a fountain of conversation, man. That's a geyser. I mean, whoa daddy! Stand back, man. Shit. I'm sitting here driving. Doing all the driving, man. The whole fucking way from Brainard driving. Just trying to...chat, you know. Keep our spirits up, fight the boredom of the road, and you can't say one fucking thing just in the way of conversation. Oh fuck it. I don't have to talk to you either, man. See how you like it. Just total fucking silence. Two can play at that game, smart guy. We'll just see how you like it. Total silence.


  • Marge Gunderson: So that was Mrs. Lundegaard on the floor in there. And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper. And those three people in Brainerd. And for what? For a little bit of money. There's more to life than a little money, you know. Don'tcha know that? And here ya are, and it's a beautiful day. Well. I just don't understand it.


  • Marge Gunderson: And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper?


  • Jerry Lundegaard: Ma'am, I answered your question.


  • Jerry Lundegaard: Yeah
    Jerry Lundegaard: Yeah.


  • Jerry Lundegaard: You're darn tootin'!
    Jerry Lundegaard: You're darned tootin'!


  • Marge Gunderson: Marge Gunderson: Say, Lou, didya hear the one about the guy who couldn't afford personalized plates, so he went and changed his name to J3L2404?
    Marge Gunderson: Say, Lou, didya hear the one about the guy who couldn't afford personalized plates, so he went and changed his name to J3L2404?
    Officer Olson: Yah that's a good one
    Officer Olson: Yah that's a good one.


  • Carl Showalter: That's it, then. We go our seperate ways now. Here's the keys to my truck. You can have it. I'm takin' the Ciera and headin' north.
    Gaear Grimsrud: No! The truck's yours. We split the Ciera.
    Carl Showalter: [pause] How the fuck do you split a car, ya dummy? With a fuckin' chainsaw?
    Gaear Grimsrud: One of us pays the other for half. If you want the car, you have to give me your half of the money.
    Carl Showalter: Hold on! No fuckin' way! You fuckin' notice this? I got fuckin' shot! I got fuckin' shot in the face! I went and got the fuckin' money. I got shot fuckin' picking it up! I've been up for thirty-six fuckin' hours! I'm taking' that fuckin' car! That fucker's mine, you fuckin' asshole! [as usual, no response from Grimsrud]


  • Gaear Grimsrud: You're a smooth smoothie, you know?


  • Carl Showalter: You know, it's proven that second-hand smoke is, uh, carcin-... uh, you know, cancer related.


  • Marge Gunderson: You betcha!


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