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  • Suzy: I think you've still got lightning in you.


  • Mr. Bishop: My daughter was abducted by one of these beige lunatics!


  • Suzy: Was he a good dog?
    Sam: Who's to say? But he didn't deserve to die.


  • Scout Master Ward: How's that lanyard coming?


  • Suzy: We're in love. We just want to be together. What's wrong with that?


  • Skotak: Damn us! It's none of our business. This troop has been very shabby to Field Mate Sam Shakusky. In fact, we've been a bunch of mean jerks! Why is he so unpopular? I admit, supposedly, he's emotionally disturbed, but he's also a disadvantaged orphan. How would you feel? Nickleby? Deluca? Lazy Eye? Gadge? He's a fellow Khaki Scout, and he needs our help. Are we man enough to give that, so part of his brain doesn't get removed out of him? They were prepared to die for each other out there.
    Deluca: Ok, ok. What do you need?
    Skotak: 3 yards of chicken wire, some ripped up newspapers, and a bucket of wheat paste.


  • Suzy: We're in love, we just wanna be together...what's wrong with that?
    Suzy: We're in love, we just wanna be together, what's wrong with that?


  • Sam: I guess we better try to pretend we’re struggling over our decision for a minute before we go back over there and tell him...
    Sam: I guess we better try to pretend we're struggling over our decision for a minute before we go back over there and tell him.
    Suzy: Maybe he's right. It could be a mistake.
    Sam: What? Why? How?
    Suzy: Being married. Sometimes it seems sad to me. It might be better to just go steady permanently.
    Sam: I don't know what to say.


  • Lazy-Eye: What's your real job, sir?
    Scout Master Ward: I'm a math teacher.
    Lazy-Eye: What grade?
    Scout Master Ward: Eighth.
    Lazy-Eye: Do you need a PhD for that?


  • Mrs. Bishop: I'm sorry, Walt.
    Mr. Bishop: It's not your fault. (pause) Which injuries are you apologizing for, specifically?
    Mrs. Bishop: Specifically? Whichever ones still hurt.
    Mr. Bishop: Half of those were self-inflicted.


  • Gadge: I heard heâ??s going to reform school.
    Gadge: I heard he's going to reform school.
    Deluca: I heard theyâ??re going to take out a piece of his brain and send him to an insane asylum.
    Deluca: I heard they're going to take out a piece of his brain and send him to an insane asylum.
    Roosevelt: I like his girl.
    Panagle: Sheâ??s too scruffy for me
    Panagle: She's too scruffy for me
    Nickleby: Supposedly, they got to third base.
    Lazy-Eye: Thatâ??s not true. He just felt her up.
    Lazy-Eye: That's not true. He just felt her up.
    Roosevelt: Over-shirt or under-shirt?


  • Suzy: I always wished I was an orphan. Most of my favorite characters are. I think your lives are more special.


  • Mrs. Bishop: I beg your pardon. Are you a lawyer?
    Scout Master Ward: No, maâ??am, but
    Scout Master Ward: No, ma'am, but
    Mrs. Bishop: Well, I am!


  • Mrs. Bishop: Does it concern you that your daughterâ??s just run away from home?
    Mrs. Bishop: Does it concern you that your daughter's just run away from home?
    Mr. Bishop: Thatâ??s a loaded question.
    Mr. Bishop: That's a loaded question.


  • Suzy: Itâ??s not funny.
    Suzy: It's not funny.
    Sam: To me, it is.
    Suzy: You really know how to make friends.
    Sam: Iâ??m sorry.
    Sam: I'm sorry.


  • Captain Sharp: Be that as it may, will you let me know if you see anything unusual?


  • Suzy: I'd be careful if I were you. One of these days, someone might get pushed too far, and who knows what they're capable of?


  • Sam: No, I said...what kind of bird are you?
    Sam: No, I said... what kind of bird are you?


  • Mr. Bishop: I'll be out in the back. I'm going to find a tree to chop down.


  • Mr. Bishop: Jesus christ, what am I looking at?


  • Mr. Bishop: WHY can't you control your scouts?!
    Mr. Bishop: WHY can't you control your scouts?
    Scout Master Ward: Umm...I'm trying to...


  • Sam: So, what do you want to be when you grow up?
    Suzy: I don't know...I want go on adventures I think--not get stuck in one place. How about you?
    Sam: Go on adventures too, not get stuck too.


  • Sam: Poems don't always have to rhyme, you know. They just have to be creative.


  • Captain Sharp: It's been proven by history: all mankind makes mistakes.


  • Cousin Ben: "I can't offer you a legally binding union, it won't hold up in the state, the county or frankly any court in the world due to your age, lack of a license and failure to get parental consent BUT the ritual does carry a very important moral weight within yourselves - you can't enter into this lightly. Look into my eyes - do you love each other"
    Cousin Ben: I can't offer you a legally binding union, it won't hold up in the state, the county or frankly any court in the world due to your age, lack of a license and failure to get parental consent BUT the ritual does carry a very important moral weight within yourselves - you can't enter into this lightly. Look into my eyes - do you love each other?


  • Sam: "Fish on hook! - Now reel him in SLOWLY"
    Sam: Fish on hook! Now reel him in SLOWLY.


  • Sam: I said: what kind of bird are YOU ?
    Sam: I said: what kind of bird are YOU?


  • Suzy: "I forgot my comb, but it's okay I'll just use my fingers."
    Suzy: I forgot my comb, but it's okay I'll just use my fingers.


  • Sam: I love you, but you don't know what you're talking about.


  • Sam: Sorry, do you mind?


  • Sam: Come get me you bastards!


  • Sam: What kind of bird are you?


  • Scout Master Ward: You know what, scratch that. This is my job... math teacher on the side.


  • Sam: What happened to your hand?
    Suzy: It got hit by a mirror.
    Sam: How'd that happen?
    Suzy: I lost my temper at myself.


  • Mrs. Bishop: Stop feeling sorry for yourself.
    Mr. Bishop: Why?


  • Social Services: "Find the boy and deliver him to Social Services. Nothing else is in your power."
    Social Services: Find the boy and deliver him to Social Services. Nothing else is in your power.


  • Cousin Ben: "You want pop? You want candy? You want a snake-bite kit? Get some money."
    Cousin Ben: You want pop? You want candy? You want a snake-bite kit? Get some money.


  • Sam: "On this spot I will fight no more forever. Come and get me you bastards!"
    Sam: On this spot I will fight no more forever. Come and get me you bastards!


  • Scout Master Ward: "He is the least popular scout in the troop â?¦ by a significant margin."
    Scout Master Ward: I suppose, because Sam is, unfortunately, the least popular scout in the troop, by a significant margin.


  • Mr. Bishop: "Our daughter has been abducted by one of these beige lunatics!"
    Mr. Bishop: My daughter has been abducted by one of those beige lunatics.


  • Scout Master Ward: "This is not just a rescue party. This is a great scouting opportunity."
    Scout Master Ward: This is not just a rescue party. This is a great scouting opportunity.


  • Captain Sharp: I need volunteers! You, you, you and you.


  • Sam: It wasn't made for a man to wear, but I don't give a damn.


  • The Narrator: The year...is 1965. We are on the far edge of Black Beacon Sound, famous for the ferocious and well-documented storm which will strike from the East, on the fifth of September -- in three days' time.


  • The Narrator: There are no paved roads, but - here comes Jet with the mail -- but instead many miles of intersecting footpaths and dirt trails and a ferry that runs twice daily from Stone Cove.


  • The Narrator: This is the island of New Penzance. Sixteen miles long...forested with old growth pine and maple...crisscrossed by shallow tidal creeks...Chickchaw territory.


  • Captain Sharp: Juvenile refuge. Sounds like jail.


  • Sam: Were you followed?
    Suzy: ...I doubt it.


  • Captain Sharp: I can't argue against anything you are saying. Then I don't have to because you are twelve.


  • Cousin Ben: Take the carbon. Leave the bible.


  • Suzy: Was he a good dog?
    Suzy: Who's to know...
    Sam: Who's to know...


  • Suzy: You can touch my chest.


  • Izod: What a piece of pretentious crap!


  • Suzy: Was he a good dog?
    Sam: Who's to say? Either way he didn't deserve to die.


  • Mr. Bishop: I'm going to cut down a tree.
    Mr. Bishop: I'm going to go find a tree to chop down.


  • Rudy: Where's my record player?


  • Sam: Suzy, I love you, but you have no idea what you're talking about.
    Suzy: ...I love you, too.


  • Sam: Suzy, I love you, but you have no idea what you’re talking about.
    Sam: Suzy, I love you, but you have no idea what you're talking about.


  • Captain Sharp: Did you hit him?
    Mrs. Bishop: No, he drove into a ditch.


  • Captain Sharp: You're doing what's right. For everyone. Except me.


  • Ft. Lebanon Khaki Scout: Well, where would you build it?
    Scout Master Ward: I would build it....lower!


  • Sam: We can feed the guts and eyeballs to the cat.


  • Mr. Bishop: What am I looking at here?
    Mrs. Bishop: He does watercolors. Landscapes, a few nudes.


  • Commander Pierce: And now he's lost his whole troop? Who is that bimbo?


  • Suzy: They were right. I do go bezerk.


  • Suzy: I know what you're doing with that sad, dumb cop.


  • Cousin Ben: I'm keeping the nickels!


  • Captain Sharp: Don't let go!


  • Suzy: I think they're going to get bigger.


  • Sam: Want some beef jerky?


  • Mr. Bishop: I'm gonna find a tree to chop down.


  • Sam: Who's to say? But he didn't deserve to die.


  • Sam: I love you, but you don't know what you're talking about.


  • Scout Master Ward: Jiminey Cricket, he flew the coop!


  • Sam: I'm on your side
    Sam: I'm on your side.


  • Sam: Who's to judge. But he didn't deserve to die.
    Sam: Who's to say, but he didn't deserve to die.


  • Lazy-Eye: She stabbed Redford in the back with lefty scissors!


  • Lazy-Eye: She stabbed him with the lefty scissors!


  • Social Services: Where's the boy? I'm told that he's just been struck by lightening.
    Scout MasterWard: It's true.


  • Mr. Bishop: What am I lookin' at?
    Mrs. Bishop: He does water colors. Mostly landscapes, but a few nudes.


  • Sam: Dear Suzy, walk four hundred yards due north from your house to the dirt path which has not got any name on it. Turn right and follow to the end. I will meet you in the meadow.


  • Sam: What kind of bird are you?


  • Mrs. Bishop: Frances, where the hell are you?
    Mr. Bishop: I'm up here!
    Mrs. Bishop: Does it concern that your daughter has run away from home?
    Mr. Bishop: ... That's a loaded question.
    Mr. Bishop: That's a loaded question.


  • Ward: Jiminey Cricket, he flew the coop!


  • Mr. Bishop: I'll be outback. I'm gonna find a tree to chop down.


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