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Night Shift (1982) - Memorable quotes

Night Shift (1982) - Memorable quotes

Bill: I’m an idea man Chuck, I get ideas, sometimes I get so many ideas that I can’t even fight them off!

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Bill: So there I was at the Blackjack table with all my wash ‘n’ dries… did I tell you I had they idea for them first?

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Bill: OK, here’s an example. Watch out, stand back.
[speaks into tape recorder]
Bill: This is Bill. Idea to eliminate garbage: edible paper. You see, you eat it, it’s gone. Eat it, it’s out of there!

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Bill: What if you mix the mayonnaise in the can, WITH the tunafish? Or… hold it! Chuck! I got it! Take LIVE tuna fish, and FEED ‘em mayonnaise! Oh this is great.
[speaks into tape recorder]
Bill: Call Starkist!

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Bill: You tellin’ me to shut up?
Chuck: I’m telling you to shut up! I will tell your recorder so that you don’t forget!
[Chuck picks up tape recorder and turns it on]
Chuck: Hello, this is Chuck to remind Bill to SHUT UP!

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Bill: We’re all adults here - we can talk about this openly…
[writing on chalkboard]
Bill: PROSTITUTION! But what does that mean really? Sometimes it helps to understand a word if you break it down, so let’s do that now shall we? Pros… it doesn’t mean anything, you can forget about that… Tit, I think we all know what that means, Tu, two tit and TION of course, from the Latin to shun… to say uh-uh no thank you anyway I don’t want it, to push away… it doesn’t even belong in this word really.

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Leonard: Oh, that Barney Rubble. What an actor.

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Belinda Keaton: Bill, Bill, are you all right? Did you break anything, Bill?
Bill Blazejowski: I caught an updraft.
Chuck Lumley: Are you ok?
Bill: Yeah, I’m all right, don’t worry, I’m all right, fortunately the ground broke my fall.

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Chuck Lumley: As we sit here and idly chat, there are woman, female human beings, rolling around in strange beds with strange men, and we are making money from that.
Bill Blazejowski: Is this a great country, or what?

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Bill Blazejowski: What’s our job? We like drive around and pickup stiffs, or what? Is that what we are supposed to do?

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Bill: [Chuck is spitting on himself in the jail cell] Chuck, come on - it looks bad in front of the other guys!
Chuck Lumley: So what am I running for, cell president?
Bill: No!… they have that?

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Chuck Lumley: [reads the forms that Leonard, the day shift guy left] Name of the deceased… something Polish?

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