Boon Quotes in Animal House (1978)


Boon Quotes:

  • Bluto: Hey! What's all this laying around shit?

    Stork: What the hell are we supposed to do, ya moron?

    D-Day: [to Bluto] War's over, man. Wormer dropped the big one.

    Bluto: What? Over? Did you say "over"? Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell no!

    Otter: [to Boon] Germans?

    Boon: Forget it, he's rolling.

    Bluto: And it ain't over now. 'Cause when the goin' gets tough...

    [thinks hard of something to say]

    Bluto: The tough get goin'! Who's with me? Let's go!

    [Bluto runs out, alone; then returns]

    Bluto: What the fuck happened to the Delta I used to know? Where's the spirit? Where's the guts, huh? This could be the greatest night of our lives, but you're gonna let it be the worst. "Ooh, we're afraid to go with you Bluto, we might get in trouble." Well just kiss my ass from now on! Not me! I'm not gonna take this. Wormer, he's a dead man! Marmalard, dead! Niedermeyer...

    Otter: Dead! Bluto's right. Psychotic... but absolutely right. We gotta take these bastards. Now we could do it with conventional weapons, but that could take years and cost millions of lives. No, I think we have to go all out. I think that this situation absolutely requires a really futile and stupid gesture be done on somebody's part!

    Bluto: We're just the guys to do it.

    D-Day: [stands up]

    Boon: [stands up] Let's do it.

    Bluto: [shouting] "Let's do it"!

    [all of the Deltas stand up and run out with Bluto]

  • Otter: Let me give you a hint. She's got a couple of major-league yabbos.

    Boon: Beverly!

    Otter: No. But you're getting warmer. Here's another: "Oh God, Oh God, OH GOD!"

    Boon: Marlene! Don't tell me you're gonna pork Marlene Desmond!

    Otter: Pork?

    Boon: You're gonna hump her brains out, aren't you?

    Otter: Boon, I anticipate a deeply religious experience.

  • Boon: I want you to fix Pinto up, but it's got to be a very special girl.

    Pinto: Look, you don't have to...

    Boon: Now, she should be good-looking, but we're willing to trade looks for a certain... morally casual attitude.

    Katy: You mean you want someone he can screw on the first date.

    Boon: Well put. You see, Pinto's never been laid.

    Pinto: Hey!

    Boon: What'd I say?

  • Boon: It's not gonna be an orgy! It's a toga party.

    Katy: Honestly, Boon, you're 21-years old. In six months you're going to graduate, and tomorrow night you're going to wrap yourself in a bed sheet and pour grain alcohol all over your head. It's cute, but I think I'll pass this time.

    Boon: Want me to go alone?

    Katy: Baby, I don't want you to go at all.

    Boon: It's a fraternity party, I'm in the fraternity. How can I miss it?

    Katy: I'll write you a note. I'll say you're too well to attend.

  • Boon: I gotta work on my game.

    Otter: No, no, no, don't think of it as work. The whole point is just to enjoy yourself.

  • Jennings: Teaching is just a way to pay the bills until I finish my novel.

    Boon: How long you been workin' on it?

    Jennings: Four and a half years.

    Pinto: It must be very good.

    Jennings: It's a piece of shit. Would anyone like to smoke some pot?

  • Katy: Boon, I think I'm in love with a retard.

    Boon: Is he bigger than me?

  • Hoover: We're in trouble. I just checked with the guys at the Jewish house and they said that every one of our answers on the Psych test was wrong.

    Boon: Every one?

    [looks at Bluto and D-Day]

    Boon: Those assholes must have stolen the wrong fucking exam!

  • Meaner dude: If I was in your shoes, I'd be...

    Boon: Leaving! What a good idea.

  • Flounder: I can't believe I threw up in front of Dean Wormer.

    Boon: Face it, Kent. You threw up "on" Dean Wormer.

  • Boon: [At the bar in the Negro Dexter Lake Club, Boon turns to face the band] Otis, my man!

    [Otis pauses singing for a second and peers incredulously at Boon]

  • Hoover: Will you tell those assholes to shut up?

    Boon: Hey! Shut up you assholes!

  • Otter: Point of parliamentary procedure!

    Hoover: Don't screw around, they're serious this time!

    Otter: Take it easy, I'm pre-law.

    Boon: I thought you were pre-med.

    Otter: What's the difference?

    [Addressing the room]

    Otter: Ladies and gentlemen, I'll be brief. The issue here is not whether we broke a few rules, or took a few liberties with our female party guests - we did.

    [winks at Dean Wormer]

    Otter: But you can't hold a whole fraternity responsible for the behavior of a few, sick twisted individuals. For if you do, then shouldn't we blame the whole fraternity system? And if the whole fraternity system is guilty, then isn't this an indictment of our educational institutions in general? I put it to you, Greg - isn't this an indictment of our entire American society? Well, you can do whatever you want to us, but we're not going to sit here and listen to you badmouth the United States of America. Gentlemen!

    [Leads the Deltas out of the hearing, all humming the Star-Spangled Banner]

  • Hoover: Kent is a legacy, Otter. His brother was a '59, Fred Dorfman.

    Flounder: He said legacies usually get asked to pledge automatically.

    Otter: Oh, well, usually. Unless the pledge in question turns out to be a real closet-case.

    OtterBoon: Like Fred.

  • Boon: Where are you going? We just got here.

    Katy: No, Boon, you just got here. I've been downstairs for an hour entertaining some kid from Pig's Knuckle, Arkansas.

    Boon: Umm - maybe we could drive up to your folks' place this weekend.

    Katy: Oh, fabulous. My car filled with your beer buddies going up to empty my parents' liquor cabinet. It's too depressing to think about.

    Boon: No! Just gonna be you and me. And Otter and another girl.

    Katy: Is this really what you're gonna do for the rest of your life?

    Boon: What do you mean?

    Katy: I mean hanging around with a bunch of animals getting drunk every weekend.

    Boon: No! After I graduate, I'm gonna get drunk every night.

  • Boon: [Niedermyer is abusing Flounder in ROTC] Vicious mother, isn't he?

    Otter: He can't do that to our pledges!

    Boon: Only we can do that to our pledges.

  • Otter: Hi, Eric Stratton, rush chairman. Damn glad to meet you.

    Boon: Hi, that was Eric Stratton, rush chairman. He was damn glad to meet you.

  • [after Delta house is closed]

    Doug Neidermeyer: How does it feel to be an independent, Schoenstein?

    Boon: How does it feel to be an asshole, Neidermeyer?

    Doug Neidermeyer: What'd he say?

  • Katy: It must have been some party.

    Boon: Unbelievable. A new low. I'm so ashamed.

    Katy: I'm almost sorry I missed it.

  • Otter: Ah, she broke our date.

    Boon: Washing her hair?

    Otter: Dead mother.

  • D-Day: [enters with a bruised and bloodied Otter] I found him after he called me from a phone on the side of the road outside of town.

    Boon: [to Otter] Holy shit! What happened to you? You look grotesqe.

    Otter: Some of the Omegas jumped me and did a little dancing on my face.

    Bluto: Who was it?

    Otter: It was Greggie and Douggie... and some of the other Hitler youth.

    Boon: Why? What'd you do?

    Otter: That's just it... I don't know. They're just animals, I guess.

  • Greg Marmalard: [at the trial of Delta House V. Omega House] Robert Hoover will speak on behalf of Delta House.

    Hoover: [the Deltas cheer as he stands up] I don't think you can fully judge a fraternity without looking at the positive qualities of the people in it. The Delta House has a long standing tradition of existence to its' members and to the community at large.

    Dean Vernon Wormer: [to Marmalard] I think we've heard enough.

    Hoover: I was told I would have a chance to speak?

    Greg Marmalard: We've heard enough.

    Hoover: But I was told I would have a chance to speak!

    Doug Neidermeyer: HE SAID THAT'S IT! ARE YOU DEAF?

    Dean Vernon Wormer: [to Marmalard] Let's finish this damn thing.

    Bluto: [in the background] BULLSHIT!

    [the other Deltas start chanting "bullshit"]

    Hoover: I don't think it's fair!

    Dean Vernon Wormer: [angry] I'll tell you what's fair!

    Bluto: [in the background] EAT ME!

    [the other Deltas start chanting "Eat me"]

    Hoover: Hey will someone tell those assholes to shut up?

    Boon: Hey shut up you assholes!

    [shows Katy laughing hysterically]

    Otter: [stands up] Point of parliamentary procedure!

    Hoover: Don't screw this up, they're serious this time.

    Otter: Take it easy man, I'm in pre law.

    Boon: I thought you were pre med?

    Otter: What's the difference? Ladies and gentlemen, I'll be brief.

    Dean Vernon Wormer: What's he doing?

    Otter: The issue here is not that we broke a few rules, or took a few liberties with our female party guests. We did.


    Otter: But you can't hold an entire fraternity responsible for the actions of a few sick, perverted individuals. For if you do, then shouldn't we blame the whole fraternity system? And if the whole fraternity system is to blame, then is this not an indictment of our education system in general? I put it to you, Greg! Isn't this an indictment of our entire American society? Well, you can do what you want to us, but I will not stand by and listen to you bad mouth the United States of America! Gentlemen!

    [they cheer, walk out humming the US National Anthem]

    Dean Vernon Wormer: You're not walking out of this one mister! You're finished! No more Delta! You've bought it this time, buster! I will call your national office! I will revoke your charter! And if you wise guys try one more thing, I am kicking you out of this college! No more fun of any kind!

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