Grant Stayton Quotes in Overboard (1987)


Grant Stayton Quotes:

  • Grant Stayton: [brandishing a bow and arrow] Halt. You treasonous tramp. Conspiring with the enemy at sea is MUTINY.

    Andrew: Pull.

    [kicks Grant overboard]

    Andrew: [to Grant] I am giving my notice, sir.

  • Grant Stayton: [to Annie] I suppose we're on our way back to the jungles of Oregon?

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: I want to go back, Grant.

    Grant Stayton: To him.

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: Yes. I'm sorry.

    Grant Stayton: You haven't begun to be sorry, you hillbilly harlot!

  • Dr. Norman Korman: Joanna, what motivated you to rise and get the serving tray?

    Annie: I thought you might be hungry.

    Dr. Norman Korman: That's excellent, excellent!

    Grant Stayton: What's excellent about it?

    Dr. Norman Korman: I was hungry.

  • Grant Stayton: We're at sea, and I'm a GOD at sea!

  • Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: [aboard her yacht, Joanna is on the phone] ... I KNOW it will cost me, but it's the CUTEST little painting. I simply MUST have it. You'll do the bidding for me at the auction? $1,700,000.


    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: Grant, I'm on the phone!

    Grant Stayton: I can't hear you, Tea Rose! I'm shooting skeet!

    [goes back to firing]

  • Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: [Grant has just arrived at the hospital; she doesn't know he's right outside, behind a one-way mirror] ... You mean to tell me that I have no medical recourse...?

    Grant Stayton: Can she see us?

    Cop at Hospital: Not unless she's got x-ray vision or something.

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: ...Well, what DO you know? Extend your brain a teensy little bit, if possible.

    Doctor at Hospital: You seem to be suffering from a temporary amnesia...

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: How TEMPORARY is it?

    Doctor at Hospital: We don't know. Other than that, you seem to be in excellent physical shape.

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: Listen to me, medical people. As of now, I have a life history of a DIRTY garbage scow and a breakfast of EXTREMELY RUNNY eggs-over-easy. Now I REFUSE to be INCARCERATED in this semiprivate room -

    [turns to the only other patient in the room]

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: You SNORE! - while there are no efforts being made by anyone to try and locate...!

    Cop at Hospital: [to Grant, still outside Joanna's room] ... Is that your wife, sir?

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: ...I DEMAND you do something! Do you hear me...?

    Grant Stayton: [to the Cop] ... No, I never saw her before in my life.

    [He leaves; later, back on Joanna's yacht "Immaculata"]

    Grant Stayton: ... Mrs. Stayton has decided to leave me. Let's celebrate!

  • Grant Stayton: Can she see us?

    Cop at Hospital: Not unless she's Superwoman

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: [on the other side of the one way window] Listen to me, medical people!. As of now, I have a light history of a dirty garbage scow and a breakfast of extremely runny eggs over easy. I refuse, REFUSE

    [throws an object]

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: to be incercerated in this semi-private room while there are no efforts being made.

    Cop at Hospital: Is that her?

    Grant Stayton: No, I've never seen her before in my life!

  • Grant Stayton: [Drunkenly listening to his voice echo into a large vase after Joanna's return] Tofuuuuuuuti... Tofuuuuti Klein!

  • Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: Try to understand,Grant, I don't love you anymore.

    Grant Stayton: What's love got to do with marriage?

  • Grant Stayton: [on Joanna's yacht, the "Immaculata"] ... Joanna, I want you tonight - How can you have your period EVERY WEEK?

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: [they're shown in bed together; Grant is glued to "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"] ... Must you watch that THING incessantly?

    Grant Stayton: Yes, I must. It has a tawdry, escapist quality that sooths my nerves.

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: What YOU have to escape from, I can't possibly imagine... Grant, I left my wedding ring on the deck.

    Grant Stayton: Well, what can I do?

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: Go and get it.

    Grant Stayton: It's after midnight.

    Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt: I don't care. I want it now.

    Grant Stayton: Let me just see who's in the Top Ten Luxury Yachts. This is the Big League of the Seven Seas, the one purchase that separates mere millionaires from MULTI-millionaires.

    [Disgusted, Joanna goes to get it herself]

  • Grant Stayton: Do we have a straight jacket on board?

    Dr. Norman Korman: I always carry one, yes.

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