“Polyester” quotes

(1981)
Movie Polyester
Title Polyester
Year 1981
Director John Waters
Genre Comedy
All actors – Divine, Tab Hunter, Edith Massey, David Samson, Mary Garlington, Ken King, Mink Stole, Joni Ruth White, Hans Kramm, Stiv Bators, Rick Breitenfeld, Michael Watson
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  • “You'd even drink gasoline if it was in a bottle! You stink like an alcoholic! Positively disgusting!”

    Joni Ruth White - La Rue
  • “- Francine Fishpaw: Caught you, didn't I? Right in the act of adultery! I won't stand for this, Elmer. I want a divorce! And a big, fat settlement to go along with it!
    - Elmer Fishpaw: You'll never get a penny out of me, you fat hunk of cellulite. I only support the women I love!”

    Divine - Francine Fishpaw
    David Samson - Elmer Fishpaw
  • “I wish I could be more like you, Cuddles: always optimistic. I look into my future, and all I see is a long, dark highway, filled with endless toll booths and... no exits.”
    Divine - Francine Fishpaw
  • “- Francine Fishpaw: Elmer, that dog stinks to high heaven. You'll be permeated by his odor.
    - Elmer Fishpaw: Yeah? Well, this whole world stinks, Francine, so get used to it! You and that big nose of yours are startin' to get on my nerves.”

    Divine - Francine Fishpaw
    David Samson - Elmer Fishpaw
    [Tag:nose, stink, world]
  • “Let's move to Miami! Finally, I can get my face-lift. I want a Cadillac, too, a big, purple Cadillac, so I can ride around and laugh at poor people!”
    Joni Ruth White - La Rue
  • “- Francine Fishpaw: I'll never be able to show my face in church again! I'll be excommunicated because of you!
    - Elmer Fishpaw: Stop that yammering and fix me a drink!”

    Divine - Francine Fishpaw
    David Samson - Elmer Fishpaw
  • “- School Principal: Is Dexter ill today?
    - Francine Fishpaw: Why, no, Mr. Kirk. Dexter's in school.
    - School Principal: I'm afraid he's not, Mrs. Fishpaw. Dexter's truancy problem is way out of hand, and the Baltimore County School Board have decided to expel Dexter from the entire public school system.”

    Divine - Francine Fishpaw
    George Hulse - School Principal
  • “- Francine Fishpaw: Lu-Lu, there's a living thing inside of you... Oh Lu-Lu, that baby is part of you!
    - Lu-Lu Fishpaw: It's stealing part of me, you mean! I can feel it like cancer, getting bigger and bigger, like the Blob. One day it'll rip me open, and it'll be there in my life, ready to rob me of every bit of fun I deserve to have!”

    Divine - Francine Fishpaw
    Mary Garlington - Lu-Lu Fishpaw
    [Tag:pregnancy, teens]
  • “Don't be upset, Mrs. Fishpaw. Puberty brings on strange behavior in adolescents!”

    Divine - Francine Fishpaw
    [Tag:behavior, teens]
  • “- Francine Fishpaw: Dexter's been expelled from school!
    - Cuddles Kovinsky: For what?
    - Francine Fishpaw: For truancy!
    - Cuddles Kovinsky: It's just those common Baltimore public schools. God, I wish I lived in Connecticut!”

    Divine - Francine Fishpaw
    Edith Massey - Cuddles Kovinsky
    [Tag:absence, school]
  • “- Elmer Fishpaw: How's my baby doing in school?
    - Lu-Lu Fishpaw: I learned all about my cervix in sex education yesterday!”

    David Samson - Elmer Fishpaw
    Mary Garlington - Lu-Lu Fishpaw
    [Tag:genitalia, school, sex]
  • - Picket Reporter: Mr. Fishpaw, I'm Jerry Haller from Channel 12 News. Um, I was wondering, could you make a comment on this demonstration against your X-rated movietheater?
    - Elmer Fishpaw: I'll show any movie I wanna show! This is a free country, isn't it? Our current attraction is "My Burning Bush". We have shows daily at 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10... (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Jim Hill - Picket Reporter
    David Samson - Elmer Fishpaw
  • “- Elmer Fishpaw: What the hell are you doing?
    - Francine Fishpaw: Saying my prayers. Asking God to forgive you for showing dirtymovies!
    - Elmer Fishpaw: Oh, I don't believe this! I gotta' goddamned nun for a wife!”

    David Samson - Elmer Fishpaw
    Divine - Francine Fishpaw
  • “I'm gonna get an abortion and I can't wait!”
    Mary Garlington - Lu-Lu Fishpaw
    [Tag:abortion]
  • “- Elmer Fishpaw: Come on, Sandra. Get dressed. Let's go to some snazzy cocktail lounge and celebrate my new freedom.
    - Sandra Sullivan: But Elmer, what about Dexter and little Lu-Lu?
    - Elmer Fishpaw: Those two little bastards are a perfect argument for birth control. Children would get in the way of our erotic lifestyle!”

    David Samson - Elmer Fishpaw
    Mink Stole - Sandra Sullivan
  • - Lu-Lu Fishpaw: I got my report card today. Wanna see it?
    - Francine Fishpaw: Have you done any better this time? [looking at the report card] Lu-Lu, you have failed every single subject again!
    - Lu-Lu Fishpaw: No, Ma. They changed the grading system. "F" is for "Fantastic"!
    - Francine Fishpaw: You little liar! It's a good thing you're not... (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Mary Garlington - Lu-Lu Fishpaw
    Divine - Francine Fishpaw
    [Tag:failure, lies, school]
  • “Francine Fishpaw lives at 538 Wyman Way. She weighs 300 pounds, and is an alcoholic! She eats an entire cake at one sitting. You should see her stretch marks! Because of her drunkenness, both of her children are delinquents. She's the hairiest woman I've ever laid eyes on!”

    David Samson - Elmer Fishpaw
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