Earthworm Quotes in James and the Giant Peach (1996)


Earthworm Quotes:

  • [James has discovered he has changed]

    James: It's like he said: Marvelous things will happen.

    Glowworm: Did he say, "Marvelous pigs in satin"?

    Grasshopper: No, dear lady.

    [He takes out a megaphone and speaks through it]

    Grasshopper: Marvelous things will happen.

    [to James]

    Grasshopper: Poor Glowworm, she's a little deaf.

    Earthworm: I, on the other hand, have exquisite hearing.

    Centipede: Oh, yeah? Well, listen to this...

    [He spits into his many hands and grabs the megaphone and yells into it]

    Centipede: LET'S GET OUTTA HERE!

  • Centipede: I've sailed all the five seas. From the land of Bora Bora to the icy shores of Tripoli. Commodore Centipede, they used to call me.

    Grasshopper: Seven.

    Centipede: Huh?

    Grasshopper: There are seven seas, and Tripoli is in the Sub-Tropics, Commodore!

    Centipede: Trim the sails!

    Ladybug: There are no sails.

    Centipede: Start the engines!

    Earthworm: There are no engines.

    Centipede: I can't work with this miserable crew!

  • Spider: [eating the peach] Mmmmm. Better than ladybugs.

    Ladybug: What?

    Spider: Excuse me.

    Earthworm: It's not dirt...

    [takes a bite of the peach]

    Earthworm: But it's not bad.

  • [Spiker and Sponge are outside the peach, looking for James]

    Aunt Spiker: Where are you? You detestable little worm!

    Earthworm: AAAHHHHHH!

    James: Not you, ME!

  • James: When I had a problem, my mom and dad would tell me to look at it another way.

    Earthworm: How? First, I was bird bait, then I was shark bait.

    James: I suppose, but you could say you gave us wings to fly, and defeated a giant shark single-handedly.

    Earthworm: No-handedly.

    James: You're a hero.

    Earthworm: I am? I'm Wonder Worm!

    James: You are!

  • Earthworm: Remember what your parents said, James... Try looking at it another way!

  • [in the darkness]

    Earthworm: [Centipede pinches him] Ow! What was that?

    Centipede: Sorry, I thought you were the spider.

    Grasshopper: [Miss Spider hits him] Ouch. What was *that*?

    Miss Spider: Excuse, I thought you were the Centipede.

  • Old Green Grasshopper: Oh this is all my fault.

    Earthworm: Hey don't take all the credit, I helped too!

  • Earthworm: The sun's so hot! I'm roasted!

  • Earthworm: She won't be coming down here with the spray. She'll be coming down here with a shovel. It happened to m' brother. Split him right down the middle. Now I have two half-brothers.

  • Earthworm: We gotta get out of here. We'll be turned into living statues.

    Grasshopper: *Dead* living statues!

  • Earthworm: Great! We'll be stuck here until we starve and die.

    The Grasshopper: Highly improbable.

    Ladybug: Well, that's encouraging.

    The Grasshopper: We are far more likely to drown.

  • The Grasshopper: No-one is going to squoosh you, old boy. You're six feet long now.

    Earthworm: Bigger targets.

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