Harriet Johnson Quotes in Blazing Saddles (1974)


Harriet Johnson Quotes:

  • [the Johnsons load their guns and point them at Bart. Bart then points his own pistol at his head]

    Bart: [low voice] Hold it! Next man makes a move, the nigger gets it!

    Olson Johnson: Hold it, men. He's not bluffing.

    Dr. Sam Johnson: Listen to him, men. He's just crazy enough to do it!

    Bart: [low voice] Drop it! Or I swear I'll blow this nigger's head all over this town!

    Bart: [high-pitched voice] Oh, lo'dy, lo'd, he's desp'it! Do what he sayyyy, do what he sayyyy!

    [Townspeople drop their guns. Bart jams the gun into his neck and drags himself through the crowd towards the station]

    Harriet Johnson: Isn't anybody going to help that poor man?

    Dr. Sam Johnson: Hush, Harriet! That's a sure way to get him killed!

    Bart: [high-pitched voice] Oooh! He'p me, he'p me! Somebody he'p me! He'p me! He'p me! He'p me!

    Bart: [low voice] Shut up!

    [Bart places his hand over his own mouth, then drags himself through the door into his office]

    Bart: Ooh, baby, you are so talented!

    [looks into the camera]

    Bart: And they are so *dumb*!

  • [Harriet Johnson reads her letter to the Governor]

    Harriet Johnson: [quietly] To the honorable William J. LePetomaine, Governor...

    Townspeople: Louder! We can't hear you!

    Harriet Johnson: I'm not used to public speaking.

    [clears her throat]

    Harriet Johnson: WE

    [Everyone jumps in shock]

    Harriet Johnson: THE WHITE, GODFEARING CITIZENS OF ROCK RIDGE wish to express our extreme displeasure with your choice of sheriff. Please remove him immediately! The fact that you have sent him here just goes to prove that you are the leading asshole in the state!

  • [Gabby Johnson sees the sheriff riding into town]

    Gabby Johnson: Hey! The sheriff's a nig...

    [Clock bell chimes]

    Harriet Johnson: What did he say?

    Dr. Sam Johnson: He said the sheriff's near.

    Gabby Johnson: No, gone blame it dang blammit! The sheriff is a nig...

    [Clock bell chimes again]

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