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Paulie Quotes

  • Paulie: [When falling off his perch in the house] AAAAAH! LOOK OUT!
    Paulie: [when falling off his perch in the house] Ah! Look out!


  • Paulie: [When he was first given to Marie by her grandpa as a baby bird] I don't know what this creature was, but I liked it.
    Paulie: [when he was first given to Marie by her grandpa as a baby bird] I don't know what this creature was, but I liked it.


  • Lila Alweather: [During an argument between her and Warren about Marie's stuttering] Alright, we'll order her to stop stuttering.
    Lila Alweather: [during an argument between her and Warren about Marie's stuttering] Alright, we'll order her to stop stuttering.


  • Warren Alweather: Birds don't talk and they don't teach, OK? They just repeat what we say. They don't understand.
    Warren Alweather: Birds don't talk and they don't teach, okay? They just repeat what we say. They don't understand.
    Marie: P-- P-- Paulie understands!


  • Warren Alweather: [Sarcastically] Pretty quiet, aren't you there, professor?
    Warren Alweather: [sarcastically] Pretty quiet, aren't you there, professor?
    Paulie: I was quiet. I'm sorry I was, but I was afraid of him.


  • Warren Alweather: [Shaking Marie's hand] That's a strong handshake.
    Warren Alweather: [shaking Marie's hand] That's a strong handshake.


  • Marie: [When she is dangling from the rooftop] HEEEEELP!
    Marie: [when she is dangling from the rooftop] Help!


  • Paulie: [To the cat, trying to make it go outside] Go dig somethin' up or-- or bury something!
    Paulie: [to the cat, trying to make it go outside] Go dig somethin' up or-- or bury something!
    Paulie: [to the cat, trying to make it go outside] Go dig somethin' up or, or bury something!


  • Marie: C-- CUP!
    Lila Alweather: [Amazed] You did it, Marie! You did it! [Hugs Marie]
    Lila Alweather: [amazed] You did it, Marie! You did it! [hugs Marie]


  • Marie: [Having a lollipop in her mouth; to Paulie] Y-- you w-- want some?
    Marie: [having a lollipop in her mouth; to Paulie] Y-- you w-- want some?
    Paulie: [Starts licking the lollipop, which Marie then puts back in her mouth, which is quite disgusting since it now has bird germs]
    Paulie: [starts licking the lollipop, which Marie then puts back in her mouth, which is quite disgusting since it now has bird germs]


  • Lila Alweather: Just mix a little in there. All right?
    Marie: O-- okay.


  • Lila Alweather: [To Marie during the party for Warren] Why don't you two go outside and play until Daddy gets here?
    Lila Alweather: [to Marie during the party for Warren] Why don't you two go outside and play until Daddy gets here?


  • Marie: [Petting baby Paulie] Pretty Paulie.
    Marie: [petting baby Paulie] Pretty Paulie.
    Paulie: Pretty Marie.


  • Paulie: I opened my eyes, and there she was!


  • Warren Alweather: [After Paulie bites him] When did we get a bird?
    Warren Alweather: [after Paulie bites him] When did we get a bird?
    Marie: [Picking Paulie up] G-- G-- Grandpa g-- got him for me. [Warren is shocked to hear his daughter stutter] H-- h-- his n-- n-- name is Paulie.
    Marie: [picking Paulie up] G-- G-- Grandpa g-- got him for me. [Warren is shocked to hear his daughter stutter] H-- h-- his n-- n-- name is Paulie.


  • Paulie: [To the cat] What are you lookin' at?
    Paulie: [to the cat] What are you lookin' at?


  • Marie: [As her father is driving away with Paulie in a cage in the back] PAULIE! FLY BACK TO ME! PAULIE!! PAULIE, I LOVE YOU! FLY BACK TO ME! [Cries] FLY BACK TO ME, PAULIE!
    Marie: [as her father is driving away with Paulie in a cage in the back] Paulie! Fly back to me! Paulie! Paulie, I love you! Fly back to me! [cries] fly back to me, Paulie!


  • Paulie: Marie couldn't talk, the dad couldn't listen, the mom couldn't cope. So they got rid of me.


  • Marie: [Being tucked into bed by her mother] P-- Paulie w-- wants a kiss too.
    Marie: [being tucked into bed by her mother] P-- Paulie w-- wants a kiss too.
    Lila Alweather: [Smiling] Okay.
    Lila Alweather: [smiling] Okay.


  • Paulie: "Mango." M-A-N-G-O, mango. Are you happy now?
    Paulie: 'Mango.' M-A-N-G-O, mango. Are you happy now?


  • Paulie: [Referring to Ivy] And then one day, the cat got her.
    Paulie: [referring to Ivy] And then one day, the cat got her.


  • Paulie: [The cat is chasing him around the house] I wasn't laughin' at you! Come on, leave me alone!
    Paulie: [the cat is chasing him around the house] I wasn't laughin' at you! Come on, leave me alone!


  • Warren Alweather: [He and Lila are arguing about Marie's stuttering problem] Do you think she'll be made fun of?! Because I can guarantee you that she will be!
    Warren Alweather: [he and Lila are arguing about Marie's stuttering problem] Do you think she'll be made fun of?! Because I can guarantee you that she will be!


  • Warren Alweather: [Seeing Marie at the party] Wow! She's growin'. Hi, bunny! How's my big girl?
    Warren Alweather: [seeing Marie at the party] Wow! She's growin'. Hi, bunny! How's my big girl?
    Lila Alweather: Say hello to your daddy, Marie.


  • Lila Alweather: [Marie is having a lot of trouble saying 'house'] Okay, relax.
    Marie: [Relaxes]
    Marie: [relaxes]
    Lila Alweather: Take a deep breath.
    Marie: [Takes a deep breath]
    Marie: [takes a deep breath]
    Paulie: [Takes a deep breath]
    Paulie: [takes a deep breath]
    Lila Alweather: Let it out slowly.
    Marie: [Breathes out]
    Marie: [breathes out]
    Paulie: [Breathes out]
    Paulie: [breathes out]
    Lila Alweather: [Breathes out] Now say 'house.'
    Lila Alweather: [breathes out] Now say 'house.'
    Marie: H-- h-- h--
    Lila Alweather: 'House,' sweetie! 'House!'


  • Paulie: Now where we goin'?
    Marie: You have to learn how to fly, Paulie.
    Paulie: No! I don't want to!
    Marie: You h-- have to!
    Paulie: Why?
    Marie: So in case you ever go away, y-- you could fly back to me.
    Paulie: Away?
    Marie: We h-- have to stay together. R-- right?
    Paulie: Right.
    Marie: Then fly!


  • Misha: [After the Alweathers get rid of Paulie in his story] So they bring you here?
    Misha: [after the Alweathers get rid of Paulie in his story] So they bring you here?
    Paulie: No, no. It wasn't that easy hitting rock bottom. I did a bunch of things. First, I did a stint as a window display in a place called Bloomingdale's. And I was in a brochure for Costa Rica. I did some work as a magician's assistant doing children's parties, but when Zintar fell on hard times, he had to choose between me and the cape. Guess which one he pawned.


  • Paulie: Join the club.
    Misha: What did you say?
    Paulie: I said, "Join the club."
    Paulie: I said, 'Join the club.'
    Misha: So I'm not crazy. You can talk?
    Paulie: Of course I can talk.
    Misha: Then why not?
    Paulie: Because talking just gets you into a lot of trouble.
    Misha: Trouble? Why you say that?
    Paulie: It's a long story.
    Misha: I'm Russian! I like long stories!


  • Warren Alweather: Hey, Marie. I'm goin' to the store. You wanna take a ride with me?
    Marie: N-- n-- no! Paulie i-- i-- is helping me... learn some new words.
    Warren Alweather: No, bunny. Birds don't talk, and they don't teach. Okay? They just repeat what we say. They don't understand.
    Marie: P-- Paulie understands!
    Warren Alweather: [After Paulie keeps silent and doesn't talk] Pretty quiet, aren't you there, professor?
    Warren Alweather: [after Paulie keeps silent and doesn't talk] Pretty quiet, aren't you there, professor?


  • Paulie: And so began a lifelong trend of speaking when I should've kept my big beak shut.


  • Marie: [Before the cat can kill and eat Paulie] Stop it, you bad cat!
    Marie: [before the cat can kill and eat Paulie] Stop it, you bad cat!
    Paulie: Stupid hairball.
    Marie: Shoo!
    Paulie: Yeah, shoo!


  • Warren Alweather: I don't think she can tell the difference between fantasy and reality.
    Lila Alweather: Come on.
    Warren Alweather: You know what she said? Are you ready for this? She said the bird told her the cat started it.
    Lila Alweather: She said that to you?
    Warren Alweather: Yeah.
    Lila Alweather: She's 5 years old. It's her imaginary friend.
    Warren Alweather: I don't know. She doesn't have any other friends. She hasn't made any other attachments. I just-- you know, I really think that we should consider getting rid of the bird.
    Warren Alweather: I don't know. She doesn't have any other friends. She hasn't made any other attachments. I just... you know, I really think that we should consider getting rid of the bird.
    Lila Alweather: I don't know, Warren. She loves that bird.


  • Paulie: It was great. All it took was one word and they all shut up.


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