George Newton Quotes in Beethoven (1992)


George Newton Quotes:

  • Dr. Varnick: Here for his shots?

    George Newton: Yes.

    Dr. Varnick: Well he'll be a little groggy this evening.

    George Newton: That'll be nice.

  • George Newton: Any kind of weirdness and Beethoven is gone!

    Alice Newton: Weirdness? What should I watch for, hon? Wearin' my clothes around the house?

  • George Newton: You'd better think of something to name him 'cause when I come home and he's destroyed my house, I wanna know what to call him.

  • [the Newtons are visiting Dr. Varnick's office looking for Beethoven]

    Dr. Varnick: You have no right to be in here. Out, all of you!

    George Newton: Where's my dog?

    Dr. Varnick: I don't have to answer your questions. You ordered that dog destroyed, and it was done. Now get out.

    Dr. Varnick: [before he could hit him, George grabs Dr. Varnick] You hit me, l'll have you put in jail for assault and battery.

    [Dr. Varnick nods his head, then George punches him in the face]

  • George Newton: No matter how many showers I take I still smell Beethoven all over me.

  • George Newton: We're goldfish people, we're antfarm people. We're not dog people.

  • George Newton: This is ridiculous! It's a dog, he doesn't have preferences! You could call him Ding-Dong Head and he wouldn't know the difference!

  • George Newton: Come to our house, we'll barbecue.

    Brie: Barbecue? Okay, let's live dangerously.

    George Newton: Our food may not be great but it's not dangerous.

  • Reporter: Have you always been a dog lover?

    George Newton: Um, well, maybe not. Not as much as-as now, thank you.

  • George Newton: My family likes you more than they like me! Why? All you do is drool and shed and eat!

  • Alice Newton: Just change your pants, George.

    George Newton: I'm gonna change my pants, Alice. But if I change my pants, I gotta change my jacket! If I change my jacket, I gotta change my shirt! If I change my shirt, I gotta change my tie! I hafta change my belt! I gotta change my shoes! I gotta change my socks!

    Alice Newton: Just change your pants, George.

    [George throws his pants down to Alice]

  • Emily Newton: [Mr. Newton looks at Dr. Varnick's "injured" arm] I told you he was lying!

    George Newton: What the hell are you trying to pull?

  • George Newton: [Taking Beethoven to the vet to get put to sleep] My dad had to take my dog to the vet's to be put down and I hated him for it.

  • [the Newtons are having dinner, faint barking sounds are heard]

    George Newton: Are those sounds coming from outside or in the basement?

    Alice NewtonRyce NewtonEmilyTed a.k.a. Shorty: [quickly, in unison] Outside.

    George Newton: [leaves the table] I-I think I'm hearing something from the basement.

    [George walks down the basement, the light switch is heard turned on]

    George Newton: OH, NO!

    Alice Newton: Roll, anyone?

  • George Newton: Honey, I've been thinking. You been thinking?

    Alice Newton: Uh-huh.

    George Newton: What have you been thinking?

    Alice Newton: I've been thinking, "What do you think?"

  • Brillo, Regina's ex-husband & Missy's owner: I've got good news.

    George Newton: Yeah, what's that?

    Brillo, Regina's ex-husband & Missy's owner: The judge threw out Regina's claim. That means I get Missy and Regina gets nothing.

    Ted a.k.a. Shorty: That's great, Brillo.

    Brillo, Regina's ex-husband & Missy's owner: I bought Missy over to see her children. Are they around?

    George Newton: Sure I'll get them. Puppies! Puppies, your mother is here.

    Emily Newton: Puppies! Oh, puppies!

    [Missy's puppies come running down the stairs]

  • Alice Newton: I just got off the phone with Miss Anderson. You wanna tell me what's going on?

    Ryce Newton: I can't.

    Alice Newton: You can't? Oh, honey, yes you can. We've always been very honest with each other. What, are you skipping school to spend time with boys? 'Cause if you are, there was a time in my life ...

    Ryce Newton: No, mom, no. I'm not using drugs and I'm not pregnant.

    Alice Newton: Well, what's goin' on, honey?

    Ryce Newton: Ted, Emily, and I have been hiding four puppies in the basement.

    George Newton: [downstairs] Honey, I'm home!

    Alice Newton: Don't tell your dad.

  • [Regina and Floyd fall into a pool of mud from Beethoven]

    George Newton: Hold on!

    Regina: Ugh, shut up! And don't do us any favors! Take your stinkin' puppies and stuff it!

    Floyd: Yeah, stuff it!

    Regina: Shut up!

    Alice Newton: We're going to help you and it will be alright!

    Regina: [to Floyd] You idiot!

    Floyd: What, me? This whole dog business was YOUR idea!

    Regina: My idea?

    [the dam comes apart spilling mud and Regina and Floyd into the raging river]

    Regina: [to Floyd] I HATE YOU!

    Floyd: You stupid! You got me into this! It's all your fault!

    Regina: No, it's not!

    Floyd: I didn't even care about those dogs!

    Regina: Let go of me!

    Alice Newton: [to George] Well... ya hungry?

  • [the Newton family search for the puppies]

    Emily Newton: Look!

    [the family stops]

    Emily Newton: Puppy poops.

    Ted a.k.a. Shorty: If it's warm, that means we're close! Touch it.

    Emily Newton: No, YOU touch it.

    Ted a.k.a. Shorty: No, I'm not gonna touch it; you're gonna touch it.

    Ryce Newton: I'll touch it.

    [Ryce slowly puts her fingers down to the object, Emily winces]

    Ryce Newton: [in disgust] It's warm.

    George Newton: Okay, good! They're close. Better wash your hands.

  • George Newton: I don't want to be responsible for 5 dogs!

    Ryce Newton: You don't HAVE to be responsible. Dad, we've been responsible - we've gone through hell with these dogs. And if being responsible means we have to give them up now, then, I hate responsibility. Dad, we kept them alive just like you and mom kept us alive. Ad you're not gonna take them away from us.

  • [first lines]

    Emily: [gives Beethoven a piece of pork] Here, Beethoven.

    Ted a.k.a. Shorty: [gives him a slightly bigger slice] Here, boy. Here's a special treat.

    Alice Newton: [shows him a roasted chicken] Here, Beethoven. This is from all of us.

    George Newton: Beethoven...

    [holds up a giant steak]

    George Newton: I want you to have this!

    [George approaches to Beethoven]

    Ryce Newton: Mom, we're out of toilet paper!

    Alice Newton: Here!

    [a roll of toilet paper wakes up Beethoven from his dream]

  • [after Ryce comes home and after Taylor kissed her]

    Alice Newton: Hi, honey.

    Ryce Newton: [smiles, not paying attention] Uh-huh...

    George Newton: It's 7:30.

    Ryce Newton: Uh-huh...

  • Jordan, the Newspaper Boy: Hey, Mr. Newton!

    [George puts down his mug of coffee]

    George Newton: [gets ready] Okay, Jordan, right down the pike.

    [the newspaper boy tosses the paper accidentally knocking down a hanging flower and spilling dirt all over George]

    Jordan, the Newspaper Boy: Sorry...

    [George goes still until]

    George Newton: ALICE!

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