The Partridge Family Quotes

Danny: I wonder if your going to college is such a good idea.
Shirley Renfrew Partridge: I don't think a little psychology course is going to take up that much time.
Danny: Well, campuses are a hotbed of radicals. I'm afraid you're going to get mixed up in some kind of protest march.
Laurie Partridge: I thought you had to be over 30 to be that establishment.
Keith: Maybe it's inches instead of years.

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Reuben Kincaid: Danny, if you'd like to go to the beach with me, I'll let you swim in the riptide.
Danny: Riptides are dangerous.
Reuben Kincaid: Aw, who told you that?

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Reuben Kincaid: ...I just can't believe it! Keith Partridge flunking sex education! Well, he and I finally have something in common.
Shirley Renfrew Partridge: Reuben, they didn't teach sex education when you went to high school.
Reuben Kincaid: Yeah, I know. But I flunked it anyway.

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Shirley Renfrew Partridge: I keep seeing the headline in "Variety" - "Partridges Lay an Egg."

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Shirley Renfrew Partridge: [the Family is backstage, about to make their debut in Las Vegas. Shirley is having stage fright] [Through clenched teeth]
Shirley Renfrew Partridge: I'm having trouble moving my mouth.
Danny: Don't worry about it, it's perfectly normal.
Shirley Renfrew Partridge: How can I sing if I can't move my mouth?
Keith: Just fake it, ok? [Shirley suddenly bends over and clutches her knees]
Keith: Why are you feeling your knees?
Shirley Renfrew Partridge: I think they're locked.
Danny: Good. That'll stop you from falling if you pass out.
Laurie Partridge: Don't worry Mom, we'll all be here to help you. Christopher "Chris" Partridge #1: Sure, you don't have to worry about a thing!
Shirley Renfrew Partridge: Aren't you kids nervous at all?
Laurie Partridge: No.
Danny: Why should we be nervous? We're terrific!
Club Manager: All right, places everyone. We're ready to go!
Keith: [as they quickly take their places] You're gonna be wonderful, honest, Mom.
Laurie Partridge: This is the big time. You'll be great, you'll be fantastic, nothing to worry about.
Danny: Relax, Mom, but just remember our whole future depends on these next few minutes.
Shirley Renfrew Partridge: [groans] Ohhhhhhhhh...

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Tracy Partridge: [referring to Danny] Where's the big typhoon?
Laurie Partridge: You mean *tycoon*.
Keith: A typhoon is a big wind.
Tracy Partridge: I know what I said!

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