A Shrewdness of Apes

An Okie teacher banished to the Midwest. "Education is not the filling a bucket but the lighting of a fire."-- William Butler Yeats

Monday, November 27, 2006

Movie Madness Monday 41: Kurt Russell would have ruined this edition

We are back from a much-deserved Thanksgiving break to take on the forces of darkness and ignorance once again, so let's divert ourselves with a little movie quote trivia.

Here's what you do: I give you some quotes from a movie. You respond in the comment section with a quote or two from your own from the same movie. We do not reveal the name of the movie until Thursday, so everyone can play.

Here you go:

"You must unlearn what you have learned."

"I want my lamp back. I'm gonna need it to get out of this slimy mudhole."

"Let go, please."
"Don't get excited."
"Captain, being held by you isn't quite enough to get me excited."
"Sorry sweetheart. I haven't got time for anything else."

"Never tell me the odds!"

"Would it help if I got out and pushed?"
"It might!"

"How you get so big, eating food of this kind?"

"Come on, admit it. Sometimes you think I'm all right."
"Occasionally...when you aren't acting like a scoundrel."
"Scoundrel? Scoundrel? I like the sound of that."

**** Thursday Update: Let's all stay away from the Dark Side, because

Yes, back when the Star Wars movies were more than technological wizardry, but actually involved good scripts and decent acting. What a rip-off to find that, if the six movies are about Darth Vader, he's a whiny little twerp rather than the source of all evil.



At 11/27/06, 2:55 PM, Blogger Mamacita said...

Why, you stuck up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf-herder.

At 11/27/06, 3:15 PM, Blogger Ivory said...

No! Try not. Do . . .or do not. There is no try.

At 11/27/06, 4:34 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

X: I thought you knew this person!
Z: Well, that was a long time ago. I'm sure he's forgotten about that.

At 11/27/06, 5:14 PM, Anonymous Matt F said...

"That wasn't part of the deal!"

"I am altering the deal.....Pray I don't alter it any further."


At 11/27/06, 5:59 PM, Blogger "Ms. Cornelius" said...

"...the chances of survival are seven hundred seventy-five...

to one."

At 11/27/06, 11:11 PM, Blogger Mister Teacher said...

I have a very bad feeling about this...

I love you.
I know.

At 11/28/06, 1:03 AM, Blogger Vandalhooch said...

"I'm not afraid."

"You will be . . . you will be."

At 11/28/06, 3:56 PM, Anonymous iTm said...

"That's not a moon. It's a space station!"

At 11/28/06, 9:25 PM, Blogger ed at aft said...

Mr Teacher got it right.

"Ben! Why didn't you tell me...."

At 11/29/06, 4:20 PM, Blogger "Ms. Cornelius" said...

"Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately three thousand, seven hundred and twenty to one."

At 11/29/06, 5:49 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"I thought they smelled bad...ON THE OUTSIDE!"



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