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  • Courtney: So I was wondering if you want to see a movie sometime?
    Mitch: Nah. You would like my boyfriend. He's a total chick flick nut.


  • Mitch: All you want to do is burn and murder stuff, burn and murder stuff, just burning and murdering.


  • Sandra Babcock: Not believing in the afterlife is like not believing in astrology.


  • Alvin: Don't get your bra in a twist, fat boy. This has nothing to do with you, so keep out of my way.
    Neil: Or what?
    Alvin: Or, uh... I'll punch you in boobs.
    Alvin: Or, uh, I'll punch you in boobs.
    Neil: I don't have boobs. These are pectorals.
    Alvin: [Punches Neil in the chest and goes after Norman.]
    Neil: Ow! My boobs!


  • Mr. Prenderghast: Tell me you'll do this.
    Norman Babcock: I... I...
    Norman Babcock: I. I.
    Mr. Prenderghast: Swear!
    Norman Babcock: You mean the F word?
    Mr. Prenderghast: I mean, promise!


  • Sandra Babcock: Y'know, sometimes people say things that seem mean, but they do it because they're afraid.
    Norman Babcock: He's my dad. He shouldn't be afraid of me.
    Sandra Babcock: He's not afraid OF you, he's afraid FOR you.


  • Neil: So what do we do now?
    Norman Babcock: I... uh... I-I really don't know.
    Courtney: Yes you do, Norman. You've got to get to that witch's grave!
    Norman Babcock: But-
    Courtney: But nothing, you listen to me, buster! We didn't turn away when Daleridge High was slaughtering our volleyball team, did we?
    Norman Babcock: I thought we did.
    Courtney: No we didn't! I've cheered the uncheerable, Norman, and I'm NOT letting you give up now!


  • Norman Babcock: Mr. Prenderghast appeared to me in the bathroom.
    Neil: Ew.
    Norman Babcock: No, his spirit. His says the witch's curse is real and I have to go up to the old graveyard and stop it before the sun sets tonight.
    Neil: So... you wanna come play a bit later?
    Norman Babcock: Didn't you hear what I just said?
    Neil: Yeah, but I thought my idea was the less likely to get us eaten.


  • Mitch: [after Norman randomly shouted "The dead are coming!!" during the school play] Did he just say the "dead" are coming?
    Mitch: [after Norman randomly shouted 'The dead are coming!' during the school play] Did he just say the 'dead' are coming?
    Perry Babcock: No, no, no, no...
    Norman Babcock: Yes!! The tree told me! [everyone looks at Neil, who's dressed as a tree]
    Norman Babcock: Yes! The tree told me! [everyone looks at Neil, who's dressed as a tree]


  • Sheriff Hooper: It would've been a quiet night too, if it hadn't been for those meddling kids!


  • Aggie: But then, those horrible men came and took me away! [Eyes glow] And I never saw her again! [notices a butterfly went into dust, and begins to shed tears and runs toward the tree]
    Aggie: But then, those horrible men came and took me away! [eyes glow] And I never saw her again! [notices a butterfly went into dust, and begins to shed tears and runs toward the tree]
    Norman Babcock: Sometimes when people get scared, they say and do terrible things. I think you got so scared that, you forgot who you are, but I don't think you're a witch. Not really.
    Aggie: You don't?
    Norman Babcock: I just think you're a little kid with a really special gift, who only ever wanted people to understand her.


  • Norman Babcock: Does anybody know how to pick a lock?
    Norman Babcock: Does anyone know how to pick a lock? [everyone turns and looks at Alvin]
    Alvin: Sure. Pickin' locks is my thing. (breaks door)
    Alvin: Sure. Pickin' locks is my thing. [breaks door]


  • Aggie: What about the people who hurt you? Don't you want them to suffer?
    Norman Babcock: I thought about that once, but what good would it do?


  • Neil: You can't stop bullying - it's part of human nature. If you were bigger and more stupid, you'd probably be a bully too. It's called "survival of the thickest".
    Neil: You can't stop bullying - it's part of human nature. If you were bigger and more stupid, you'd probably be a bully too. It's called 'survival of the thickest'.


  • Mr. Prenderghast: Not yet...(laughing) not yet!!!!
    Mr. Prenderghast: Not yet... [laughing] Not yet!


  • Norman Babcock: Mom...your are embarrassing me
    Norman Babcock: Mom...your are embarrassing me.
    Sandra Babcock: That's my job
    Sandra Babcock: That's my job.


  • Sandra Babcock: Not believing in the living dead is like not believing in astronomy . . .
    Sandra Babcock: Not believing in the living dead is like not believing in astronomy...


  • Neil: So, you wanna play some hockey?
    Norman Babcock: Did you not hear what I just said?
    Neil: Yeah, but I think my idea is less likly to get us eaten
    Neil: Yeah, but I think my idea is less likly to get us eaten.


  • Sheriff Hooper: What are you doing shooting at civilians? That's the police's job!
    Sheriff Hooper: What do you think you're doing firing at civilians? That is for the police to do!


  • Norman Babcock: This is so unfair. I wish everyone could see what I see. I didn't ask to be born this way...
    Perry Babcock: Huh, funny. Neither did we.


  • Norman Babcock: Everyone in the real world thinks I'm a freak! But you know, maybe they're right! Maybe I am a freak, but I never ask for your help! Just go!


  • Mitch: Sure. My boyfriend loves chick flicks.


  • Neil: Hey Norman, Wait Up!
    Norman Babcock: I would like to be alone.
    Neil: So do I. Lets do it together!


  • Courtney: So... is he dead, or what?


  • Perry Babcock: Can't you be like other kids your age?
    Norman Babcock: I thought you said kids my age were too busy shoplifting and joyriding.


  • Courtney: I just knew something like this was going to happen tonight.
    Mitch: You did? Wow, cause that zombie bit really threw me.


  • Norman Babcock: [to a lady that is dead from being hung] How's it hanging?
    Norman Babcock: [to the spirit of a parachutist hanging from the tree] How's it hanging?
    Crystal/Parachutist Ghost/Librarian: Oh, havenâ??t heard that one before.
    Crystal/Parachutist Ghost/Librarian: Oh, haven't heard that one before.


  • Neil: You could be a bully too if you were bigger and dumber.


  • Mitch: [about Norman] You don't need to be hanging around with weird people, okay? That's a tip.
    Neil: Don't blow this for me, Mitch. This one's not weird. He talks to dead people.


  • Neil: So is it true? Can you see ghosts, like, everywhere all the time?
    Norman Babcock: Uhh... yeah.
    Neil: Awesome! Oh, do you think you can see my dog, Bub? He was ran over by an animal rescue van. Tragic and ironic.


  • Neil: That statute just pissed at us
    Neil: That statute just pissed at us.


  • Mitch: That is the sound of not awesome things.


  • Alvin: are they going to eat our brains?
    Alvin: Are they going to try to eat our brains?
    Norman Babcock: i think you will be alright.
    Norman Babcock: I think you'll be safe.


  • Neil: You can see ghosts all the time? Awesome!


  • Grandma: There's nothing wrong with being scared, Norman, as long as it doesn't change who you are
    Grandma: There's nothing wrong with being scared, Norman, as long as it doesn't change who you. are
    Grandma: There's nothing wrong with being scared, Norman, as long as it doesn't change who you are.


  • Mitch: You're gonna love my boyfriend. He's like a total chick-flick nut!


  • Mr. Prenderghast: Swear!
    Norman Babcock: ..You mean like the F-word?
    Norman Babcock: You mean like the F-word?


  • Neil: "You wanna play some hockey?"
    Neil: You wanna play some hockey?


  • Courtney: I knew something like this was going to happen!
    Mitch: You did? Wow. Because that zombie bit really threw me.


  • Neil: Don't make me throw this hummus: It's spicy!


  • Mr. Prenderghast: I was askin' him!


  • Perry Babcock: Can't you be like other kids your age?


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