Sofa Pizza Anyone?

Chapman as King Arthur in Holy Grail
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I have the Rainy Day blahs. You know what they are, drizzle days with no spark. It has been gray for a few days and it really brings my mood down. On the first day, I enjoy puling out snuggly sweaters, tucking in the cozy couch and listening to the rain. But several days of it and I am feeling the BLAHS. I have no reason to feel this way and it kind of annoys me because I have been riding the Tourist high for a while.  School is working out, I have my books, cracked them open and started reading. Working is going smoothly. My kids transition into school has been great. I leave soon for Paris. I am reconecting with friends. So why the BLAHS? I blame the gray sky. So to cheer me up I am making a list of my Top 11 Favorite Funny Movie Quotes. I need a laugh and a smile. Just thinking about these moments sends my honey and I into a fit of giggles. So, pop some popcorn and grab a bag of licorice and lets reminisce!

The Edmonton Tourist’s Top 11 Favorite Funny Movie Quotes!

  1. Some Like it Hot: Jack Lemmon kills me every time!!!! ( as an aside, have you ever noticed that the hotel in this movie looks like the Grand Floridian in Walt Disney World?)

Jerry: Have I got things to tell you!

Joe: What happened?

Jerry: I’m engaged!

Joe: Congratulations! Who’s the lucky girl?

Jerry: I am!

2. There is Something about Mary: Really there was something about Ted!!

Mary’s Step Father to Ted: How did you get the beans above the frank?

3. Young Frankenstein: Poor lovable Igor… This scene makes my Honey howl with laughter just thinking about it.

Dr. Frankenstein: What is the name on the jar?

Igor: Abby

Dr. Frankenstein: Abby who?

Igor: Abby Normal

4.The Hangover: I am thankful Allan is not my brother-in-law…

Allan: Counting cards isn’t illegal it is just frowned upon…like masturbating on an airplane.

5. Couples Retreat: The Yoga instructor made me cry.

Yoga instructor: So I will transfer you my energy. I will transfer my karma. Here is my Karma on you.

Seriously more funny with the visual. But I can picture it, so just as funny in my head.

6. Monty Python The Meaning of Life: Organ Donation.

Organ Donor: But I am not done with my Liver!

7. Galaxy Quest: Hilarious if you are a Star Trek Fan or know a Star Trek Fan!!

Gwen DeMarco: Quick! Let’s get out of here before they kill Guy!

8. Notting Hill: Who doesn’t love Spike the greasy little roommate of Hugh Grant?

Spike: Just going into the kitchen to get some food, then I am going to tell you a story that will shrink your balls to the size of raisins.

9. Bridget Jones Diary: Sometimes you need to think before you speak.

Bridget Jones answering her phone: Wanton Sex Goddess with a very bad man between her thighs… MOM!!!

10. Monty Python and the Holy Grail: every second of it is funny, but this cracks me up and it was carried into Spamalot.

1st soldier with a keen interest in birds: Are you suggesting coconuts migrate?

11. The Hangover: I know, I know, I already listed it but Allan is just a gem when it comes to quotes.

Allan: Just a pack of wolves roaming in the desert looking for strippers and cocaine.

Okay, I am feeling WAY BETTER! How about you? Please share your favorite movie moments…I can ALWAYS use a laugh. Besides, we seem to be traveling together in this tour group, it is always so much more funnier when shared with friends!



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8 thoughts on “Sofa Pizza Anyone?

  1. I don’t have a quote I have a dialogue from a Pink Panther Movie

    Inspector Clouseau to Hotel Clerk “Does your dog bite”
    Hotel Clerk “No”
    Inspector Clouseau after getting bit by the dog “I thought you said your dog didn’t bite”
    Hotel Clerk “That is not my dog”

  2. “There’s no reason to become alarmed, and we hope you’ll enjoy the rest of your flight. By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?”

  3. “The new phone book’s here! The new phone book’s here! This is the kind of spontaneous publicity I need! My name in print! That really makes somebody! Things are going to start happening to me now.”

  4. I’m not sure whether you’re an Adam Sandler fan or not, but Happy Gilmore is one of my favourite comedies. Perhaps my favourite line from it is the one he gives in response to his nemesis, Shooter McGavin:

    Shooter: You’re in big trouble though, pal. I eat pieces of sh*t like you for breakfast!
    Happy: You eat pieces of sh*t for breakfast?

    The Hangover is a great movie to watch, and another one I love is The Princess Bride. That whole movie is fantastic, I love the initial scenes between The Man in Black and Inigo, Fezzik and Vizzini.

    Man in Black: [as he is unsuccessfully fighting Fezzik] Look, are you just fiddling around with me or what?
    Fezzik: I just want you to feel you’re doing well.

    And finally, one from Anchorman:

    Bartender: You know, times are changing. Ladies can do stuff now and you’re going to learn how to deal with it.
    Ron Burgundy: What? Were you saying something? Look, I don’t speak Spanish.

    1. I do enjoy Adam Sandler! Actually, all of the movies you mention are excellent choices!! If you have never read The princess bride, you must. I picked it up for a train journey through the Rockies, I never saw a mountain but I did laugh out loud until people stared. It remains the funniest book I have ever read to date. I recommend it! Thanks for the great lines today!

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