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The Return of the Living Dead Quotes

  • Radio Corpse: Come in dispatch. Send more paramedics.


  • Casey: (talking to Burt) - Mister, don't go in there. See, there's a thing in there. It ripped out the phone.
    Casey: (talking to Burt) Mister, don't go in there. See, there's a thing in there. It ripped out the phone.
    Burt: There's another phone in the basement.
    Chuck: The basement's f**ked! You know what's in the basement?
    Burt: What do you mean?
    Spider: One of those f**king corpses man. A real ugly one; all black and slimy!


  • Ernie: (talking to Burt before he goes outside to make a run for it; past the zombies) - Burt...That favor that you owe me...Watch your ass out there.
    Ernie: (talking to Burt before he goes outside to make a run for it; past the zombies) Burt. That favor that you owe me...watch your ass out there.


  • 1/2 Lady Corpse: (as she's tied up to the table; crying) - Brains! Brains! Brains! Brains!
    1/2 Lady Corpse: (as she's tied up to the table; crying) Brains! Brains! Brains! Brains!


  • Freddy: (talking to Tina, as he's just turned into a zombie) - I can finally see the one thing...the one thing that can relieve this horrible suffering.
    Freddy: (talking to Tina, as he's just turned into a zombie) I can finally see the one thing the one thing that can relieve this horrible suffering.
    Tina: What Freddy? What?
    Freddy: (attacks her) - LIVE BRAINS!
    Freddy: (attacks her) LIVE BRAINS!


  • Radio Corpse: (on the police speaker) - Send more cops!
    Radio Corpse: (on the police speaker) Send more cops!


  • Ernie: (after seeing the cops get attacked by a bunch of zombies) - This place...everybody that comes in...gets swallowed up.
    Ernie: (after seeing the cops get attacked by a bunch of zombies) This place everybody that comes in gets swallowed up.


  • Ernie: (speaking to the female zombie; who's tied to a table) - Eating brains, how does that make you feel?
    Ernie: (speaking to the female zombie; who's tied to a table) Eating brains, how does that make you feel?
    1/2 Lady Corpse: It makes the pain...go away.
    1/2 Lady Corpse: It makes the pain go away.


  • Ernie: (speaking to the female zombie; who's tied to a table) - You can hear me?
    Ernie: (speaking to the female zombie; who's tied to a table) You can hear me?
    1/2 Lady Corpse: ...Yes.
    1/2 Lady Corpse: Yes.
    Ernie: Why do you eat people?
    1/2 Lady Corpse: Not people...Brains.
    1/2 Lady Corpse: Not people. Brains.
    Ernie: Brains only?
    Ernie: ...Why?
    Ernie: Why?
    1/2 Lady Corpse: The paaaaain.
    Ernie: What about the pain?
    1/2 Lady Corpse: The pain...of being dead.
    Ernie: (looks to Burt and Spider) - It...It hurts to be dead?
    Ernie: (looks to Burt and Spider) It...It hurts to be dead?
    1/2 Lady Corpse: I can feel myself rot.


  • Spider: (after a female zombie moves around; as she's tied to a table) - ...I'll bust it in the damn head!
    Spider: (after a female zombie moves around as she's tied to a table) I'll bust it in the damn head!


  • Ernie: (after checking out Freddy's state of health) - You know, it...looks like rigor mortis is setting in.
    Ernie: (after checking out Freddy's state of health) You know, it looks like rigor mortis is setting in.
    Freddy: (crying) - Rigor mortis...What do you mean, rigor mortis?
    Freddy: (crying) Rigor mortis. What do you mean, rigor mortis?
    Scuz: (scared) - Hey, God. You're dead...You're dead, and you're gonna turn into one of those things out there!!!
    Scuz: (scared) Hey, God. You're dead. You're dead, and you're gonna turn into one of those things out there!!!
    Freddy: (crying) - No...No!
    Freddy: (crying) No...No!


  • Tina: (telling Burt and Ernie about the zombies outside) - There's a hundred of those things out there.
    Tina: (telling Burt and Ernie about the zombies outside) There's a hundred of those things out there.
    Burt: (along with Ernie) - ...A hundred?!
    Burt: (along with Ernie) A hundred?!


  • Ernie: (opens the door after hearing the kids banging on it, and points his gun) - Freeze or you're dead!
    Ernie: (opens the door after hearing the kids banging on it, and points his gun) Freeze or you're dead!
    Spider: Don't shoot, man!
    Ernie: Are you crazy? Are you on PCP?


  • Paramedic: You have no pulse, blood pressure is zero over zero, you have no pupillary response, no reflexes. Your temperature is 70 degrees.
    Freddy: What does that mean?
    Paramedic: Well, it's a puzzle, because technically you're not alive; except you're conscious, so we don't know what it means.
    Paramedic: Well, it's a puzzle, because technically you're not alive, except you're conscious, so we don't know what it means.
    Freddy: You're saying we're dead?
    Paramedic: Don't jump to conclusions. Obviously, I didn't mean you were really dead. Dead people don't move around and talk.


  • Radio Corpse: (on the ambulance speaker) - Come in, Dispatch...send more paramedics.
    Radio Corpse: (on the ambulance speaker) Come in, Dispatch, send more paramedics.


  • Spider: (in the cemetery; hiding near a tombstone in the pouring rain) - Holy sh*t! We're gonna have to swim to get over there! (Hears a zombie moaning loudly) - WHAT THE F**K WAS THAT?!
    Spider: (in the cemetery; hiding near a tombstone in the pouring rain) Holy sh*t! We're gonna have to swim to get over there! (Hears a zombie moaning loudly) WHAT THE F**K WAS THAT?!


  • Paramedic: (tells the other doctor after checking out Freddy and Frank) - Come over here for a second, I wanna talk to you...
    Paramedic: (tells the other doctor after checking out Freddy and Frank) Come over here for a second, I wanna talk to you.
    Freddy: (trying to overhear) - What are you guys saying...WHAT ARE YOU GUYS SAYING?!
    Freddy: (trying to overhear) What are you guys saying. WHAT ARE YOU GUYS SAYING?!


  • Spider: (holding the door so the zombie doesn't get in, as his friends run off) - Where the f**k you going? Help me bar the door...Stupid f**kers!
    Spider: (holding the door so the zombie doesn't get in, as his friends run off) Where the f**k you going? Help me bar the door. Stupid f**kers!


  • Tarman: (to Tina) - Braaains!
    Tarman: (to Tina) Braaains!


  • Casey: (inside the car; taking cover from the rain) - It's that rain...It's like acid rain
    Casey: (inside the car; taking cover from the rain) It's that rain. It's like acid rain


  • Casey: (sitting down; she see's Suicide come walking over) - Oh, great. Here's your friend and mine.
    Casey: (sitting down; she see's Suicide come walking over) Oh, great. Here's your friend and mine.
    Suicide: (overhears) - Hey, f**k you, ball-buster!
    Suicide: (overhears) Hey, f**k you, ball-buster!


  • Suicide: (complaining to Trash; all pissed off about life) - Nobody understands me, you know that? I fu**ing bust my ass for you guys and what do I get? "You're spooky."...F**k you, man. F**k you all.
    Suicide: (complaining to Trash, all pissed off about life) Nobody understands me, you know that? I fu**ing bust my ass for you guys and what do I get? 'You're spooky.' F**k you, man. F**k you all.
    Trash: (rubbing her naked body on Suicide) - I like it, Spooky.
    Trash: (rubbing her naked body on Suicide) I like it, Spooky.
    Suicide: I mean I got something to say. What do you think this is about? You think this is a fu**ing costume?...This is a way of life!
    Suicide: I mean I got something to say. What do you think this is about? You think this is a fu**ing costume? This is a way of life!
    Trash: (still rubbing sexually against Suicide) - Oh, yes!
    Trash: (still rubbing sexually against Suicide) Oh, yes!
    Suicide: (looks at Trash disgustedly) - What's wrong with you, man?...Show some fu**ing respect for the dead, will ya?
    Suicide: (looks at Trash disgustedly) What's wrong with you, man? Show some fu**ing respect for the dead, will ya?


  • Casey: (staring at Trash; who's still naked) - Why don't you put your clothes on? The show's over.
    Casey: (staring at Trash; who's still naked) Why don't you put your clothes on? The show's over.
    Trash: What's the matter? Does it make you nervous? (She tries to cool off) I'm hot.
    Chuck: (comes walking over) - Yeah, you are hot.
    Chuck: (comes walking over) Yeah, you are hot.
    Suicide: (yells at Chuck) - Scram, wimp!
    Suicide: (yells at Chuck) Scram, wimp!


  • Burt: (thinking of what to do with the reanimated corpse) - ...Give me the bone saw.
    Burt: (thinking of what to do with the reanimated corpse) Give me the bone saw.


  • Burt: (after Burt hits the zombie in the head with a pickaxe) - I thought you said if we destroyed the brain, it'd die!
    Burt: (after Burt hits the zombie in the head with a pickaxe) I thought you said if we destroyed the brain, it'd die!
    Frank: (crying) - It worked in the movie!
    Frank: (crying) It worked in the movie!
    Burt: Well it ain't working now!
    Freddy: (crying) - You mean that in the movie they lied?
    Freddy: (crying) You mean that in the movie they lied?


  • Freddy: (after Burt hits the zombie in the head with a pickaxe) - The brain, the brain!
    Freddy: (after Burt hits the zombie in the head with a pickaxe) The brain, the brain!
    Burt: (confused) - I hit the fu**ing brain!
    Burt: (confused) I hit the fu**ing brain!


  • Burt: (pointing to the body freezer) - One question, Frank. This guy screaming in here, you sure he's a dead cadaver?
    Burt: (pointing to the body freezer) One question, Frank. This guy screaming in here, you sure he's a dead cadaver?
    Frank: Why don't you open the door and find out?
    Burt: It's all right. I'll take your word for that. If it is a reanimated body, we're gonna have to...we'll have to kill it.
    Burt: It's all right. I'll take your word for that. If it is a reanimated body, we're gonna have to... we'll have to kill it.
    Freddy: How do you kill it if it's already dead?
    Burt: Well how do I know, Fred? Let me think.
    Frank: It's not a bad question, Burt.


  • Spider: (watching Trash dance naked on a tombstone) - YEEEAHH!
    Spider: (watching Trash dance naked on a tombstone) YEEEAHH!
    Spider: (watching Trash dance naked on a tombstone) YEEEHAHH!


  • Trash: (sitting against a tombstone with Spider) - Do you ever fantasize...about being killed?
    Trash: (sitting against a tombstone with Spider) Do you ever fantasize about being killed?
    Spider: ...Never.
    Spider: Never.
    Trash: Do you ever wonder about all the different ways of dying...you know, violently, and wonder, like, what would be the most horrible way to die?
    Trash: Do you ever wonder about all the different ways of dying you know, violently, and wonder, like, what would be the most horrible way to die?
    Spider: I try not to think about dying too much.
    Trash: Mmm. Well, for me, the worst way would be for a bunch of old men to get around me...and start biting...and eating me alive.
    Trash: Mmm. Well, for me, the worst way would be for a bunch of old men to get around me and start biting and eating me alive.
    Spider: I see.
    Trash: First, they would tear off my clothes - (rips her shirt open).
    Trash: First, they would tear off my clothes (rips her shirt open).
    Chuck: (excited) - Let's get some light over here...Trash is taking off her clothes again.
    Chuck: (excited) Let's get some light over here. Trash is taking off her clothes again.


  • Frank: (calling his friend for help) - Burt? Frank...We have a little problem.
    Frank: (calling his friend for help) Burt? We have a little problem.


  • Freddy: (wiping himself down) - That chemical is all over everything. - Stupid a**hole!
    Freddy: (wiping himself down) That chemical is all over everything. Stupid a**hole!
    Frank: Watch your tongue if you like this job!
    Freddy: Like this job?!


  • Chuck: What time does Freddy get off?
    Tina: Ten o clock.
    Suicide: (angry) - I ain't sitting here two fu**ing hours!
    Suicide: (angry) I ain't sitting here two fu**ing hours!
    Chuck: Oh we could always go drive around.
    Suicide: I don't got gas. You wanna buy some gas, idiot?
    Chuck: I was kidding.
    Scuz: (points to the cemetery) - We could go fool around in there for a while.
    Scuz: (points to the cemetery) We could go fool around in there for a while.
    Casey: You mean that cemetery?
    Trash: (excited) - Oh let's do that!
    Trash: (excited) Oh let's do that!


  • Spider: (after they pull up to the warehouse) - Man, what a hideous, ugly place.
    Spider: (after they pull up to the warehouse) Man, what a hideous, ugly place.
    Trash: I like it. It's a statement.
    Suicide: Come on. Let's go get the prick.
    Tina: No. - It might freak out his boss.
    Tina: No. It might freak out his boss.
    Casey: Well that's not nice.
    Spider: Yeah what does he think we are...weird or something?
    Spider: Yeah what does he think we are, weird or something?


  • Suicide: (angry) - How come you guys only come around when you need a ride some place?!
    Suicide: (angry) How come you guys only come around when you need a ride some place?!
    Spider: Cause you're one spooky motherfu**er.
    Suicide: (angrily) - Oh you think I'm spooky, huh? WHAT THE F**K?!
    Suicide: (angrily) Oh you think I'm spooky, huh? WHAT THE F**K?!


  • Suicide: Where the f**k are we going anyway?
    Casey: To party.
    Tina: To pick up Freddy.
    Suicide: Yeah, what the f**k is Freddy up to these days anyway?
    Tina: He got himself a job.
    Suicide: No sh*t! What job?
    Tina: He's a stockroom clerk.
    Suicide: Oh yeah? That sounds like a shi**y job.
    Tina: Well it isn't the President of the USA, but at least he makes enough money to buy stuff.
    Suicide: Oh yeah, maybe he'll buy something for me huh?
    Tina: He don't like your kind of stuff, Suicide.


  • Col. Glover: What's for dinner?
    Colonel's Wife: Your favorite. Lamb chops.
    Col. Glover: I had them for lunch.


  • Frank: Let me ask you a question, kid. Did you see that movie Night of the Living Dead?
    Freddy: Yeah. That's the one where the corpses start eating the people. Shaw! What about it?
    Frank: Did you know that movie was based on a true case?
    Freddy: Come on. You're shi**ing me, right?
    Frank: I've never been more serious in my life.
    Freddy: That's not possible. They showed zombies taking over the world.
    Frank: Well, they changed it all around. What really happened was, back in 1969, in Pittsburgh at the VA hospital, there was a chemical spill and all that stuff kind of leaked down into the morgue, it made all the dead bodies kind of jump around as though it was alive.
    Freddy: What chemical?
    Frank: 245 trioxin, it's called.


  • Tina: I'm supposed to meet Freddy when he gets off work.
    Casey: Yeah, where you suppose to meet him?
    Tina: At this medical supply warehouse where he's working.
    Scuz: Oh, no! He got a job? What a di*k!


  • Trash: I like death.
    Chuck: I like death with sex. Casey, do you like sex with death?
    Casey: Yeah so f**k off and die
    Casey: Yeah so f**k off and die.


  • Burt: Kid, I wanna tell you something and I mean this sincerely. No matter what happens, don't name it after me.


  • Frank: If it's a reanimated body we will have to... we... we'll have to kill it!


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