Egg Shen Quotes in Big Trouble in Little China (1986)


Egg Shen Quotes:

  • Jack Burton: What's in the flask, Egg? Magic potion?

    Egg Shen: Yeah.

    Jack Burton: Thought so, good. What do we do, drink it?

    Egg Shen: Yeah!

    Jack Burton: Good! Thought so.

  • Egg Shen: We take what we want and leave the rest, just like your salad bar.

  • [walking outside in the rain, Jack and Egg fight for control of the umbrella]

    Wang Chi: A brave man likes the feel of nature on his face, Jack.

    Egg Shen: Yeah, and a wise man has enough sense to get in out of the rain!

  • Egg Shen: Can see things no one else can see. Do things no one else can do.

    Jack Burton: Real things?

    Egg Shen: As real as Lo Pan!

    Jack Burton: Hey, what more can a guy ask for?

    Egg Shen: Oh, the six-demon bag!

    Jack Burton: Terrific, a six-demon bag. Sensational. What's in it, Egg?

    Egg Shen: Wind, fire, all that kind of thing!

  • Jack Burton: That is not water.

    Egg Shen: Black blood of the earth.

    Jack Burton: Do you mean oil?

    Egg Shen: I mean black blood of the earth.

  • Jack Burton: Oh, my god, no. Please! What is that? Don't tell me!

    Egg Shen: A guardian. What it sees, Lo Pan knows!

  • Pinstripe lawyer: Okay. But if I'm gonna be your attorney, there are a few things that I have to know that, uh, still don't make any sense to me. Like, um, you really believe in magic?

    Egg Shen: You mean Chinese black magic?

    Pinstripe lawyer: Yes.

    Egg Shen: Oh, absolutely.

    Pinstripe lawyer: Are you still serious about this? And, uh, monsters and ghosts as well, I suppose?

    Egg Shen: Oh, sure. And sorcery.

    Pinstripe lawyer: And I suppose that, uh, you expect me to believe in sorcery as well?

    Egg Shen: Of course!

    Pinstripe lawyer: Why?

    Egg Shen: Because it's real.

    Pinstripe lawyer: How can I know that, Mr. Shen?

    Egg Shen: How?

    Pinstripe lawyer: Yes, how? Help me out here. Please, how?

    [Shen raises his hands, and a small bolt of lightning jumps between his palms. The lawyer stares, open-mouthed]

    Egg Shen: See? That was nothing. But that's how it always begins. Very small.

  • Egg Shen: You will come out no more!

    Jack Burton: What? Huh? What'll come out no more?

    Egg Shen: Come on.

    Jack Burton: Dammit!

  • Egg Shen: Lo Pan is down there.

    Jack Burton: Down where?

    Egg Shen: Where is the universe?

  • [first lines]

    Pinstripe lawyer: What I'd like to do today is get your version of what happened.

    Egg Shen: Oh, you mean the truth.

    Pinstripe lawyer: Of course. First, just state your name and your occupation for the record.

    Egg Shen: Oh, Egg Shen. Bus driver.

  • Egg Shen: We're getting close, real close. And now for some more bad news... Ready?

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