Overboard Quotes

Adele Burbridge: Is anyone at your home?
Charlie Proffitt: Yeah, our mom is.
Adele Burbridge: [dumbfounded] You boys have a mother now?, your father re-married?
Travis Proffitt: Yeah, we got ourselves a new mom now
Adele Burbridge: Well good, then I'm calling BOTH YOUR PARENTS.

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Annie: Mrs. Burbridge, would you come over here for a moment? Has it *escaped your attention* that these children have head to toe poison oak?
Adele Burbridge: Well no, I... well yes, but...
Annie: But WHAT? My children are in need of medical assistance! And you can sit here and smugly lecture me on the importance of tests? Tests which exist to pigeonhole childrens potential, a thing which cannot *possibly* be measured, least of all by anal compulsive HUNS! And my husband may be a large child, but that's none of your business! And my children may be rotten, but they're MINE. And I think that they're bright, and sensitive, so I have no doubts whatsoever about their intelligence. I do however have *serious* doubts about YOURS.

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Dean Proffitt: [Arriving home from his disastrous experience working for the Staytons, he finds Burbridge running out of his house. She is covered with toilet paper and being chased by his dogs] ... You look the morning after Halloween. Probably had a day like I did, what happened to you?
Adele Burbridge: Monday is their first day of school and I came here to WELCOME your family! And WHAT do I get in return? I get TOILET-PAPERED by your children! They were about to douse the toilet paper in GASOLINE and strike - !
Dean Proffitt: Wait. Stop. Greg and Charlie are twins, right?... [Adele nods]
Dean Proffitt: ... They're goin' through this arson period. They don't know this, but I'm way ahead of them. I got two fire extinguishers ready to go. I didn't catch your name?
Adele Burbridge: Adele Burbridge, principal of the Elk Cove School... Your children are MONSTERS!
Dean Proffitt: Oh, you won't think that when you get to know them.
Adele Burbridge: Where is Mrs. Proffitt while all of this is going on?
Dean Proffitt: She died three years ago
Adele Burbridge: Mr. Proffitt, your children are totally lacking in parental supervision!
Dean Proffitt: Hey, you don't have to tell me these kids are lucky.
Adele Burbridge: Fine, you can joke around about it all you want, but if you don't do something, I will notify the proper authorities.
Dean Proffitt: Hey I have had babysitters in here by the dozen, I'm low on cash, I'm new in town but if I have the chance I'll hire a housekeeper!
Adele Burbridge: I'll believe it when I see it, good day Mr. Proffitt! [drives away]
Dean Proffitt

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Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: These gnats keep landing on my wet nail polish. I guess I'm supposed to walk around with their little corpses stuck to my fingers, is that it?... It's easy for you to say. You don't have to sit out here in the brine with your perm frizzing to oblivion. I look like a bushman.
Andrew: [who's been painting her toenails] ... I've finished, madam. Would you like me to put your jewelry back on you?
Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: No, I'm still tacky.

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Travis Proffitt: [Dean knocks on the boys' clubhouse door] Who is it?
Dean Proffitt: Doctor Death, let's go!
Travis Proffitt: We're gonna go get her!
Dean Proffitt: Come on guys! Billy's friends are gonna help us!

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Travis Proffitt: Are you sure this is gonna work?
Charlie: My ideas ALWAYS work. I'm gifted.
Travis Proffitt: I loved it when you glued Joey to the toilet seat.

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Molly: What's a pervert ?
Kate: Nothing
Molly: Can I have one ?

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Leonardo: [to his doctor]Can you get me a prettier nurse ?

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