Lena Gogan Quotes in Pete's Dragon (1977)
Lena Gogan Quotes:
Merle: [the Gogans have returned and want to take Pete away from Nora] Okay lady, we're gonna take him whether you like it or not. Right boys?
Grover: Right, Pa. Willie, you grab onto Pete, while I hold onto her.
Willie: You grab Pete, I wanna hold her.
Grover: I wanna hold her!
Willie: I'm gonna hold her!
[Willie and Grover push each other]
Merle: [separates them] Alright, I'll settle this: You two grab the brat, I'LL hold her.
Lena Gogan: If you think you're gonna hold her, like my boys wanna hold her, you're gonna be holdin' your head, ya understand?
Pete: Where's Elliott?
Lena Gogan: [comes out of the closet behind him and grabs him and messes up his hair] Nowhere! Your hokey pokey dragon is out helpin' Santa Claus pull his sled! Boys!
Pete: Let me go!
[Willie and Grover lift him up by his legs and Pete pounds on them and tries to get free]
Lena Gogan: You're never gonna get away again! We're gonna put chains on ya when you're workin'!
Merle: And when you're not workin'!
Willie: And when you're sleepin'!
Lena Gogan: That boy is our legal property, same as the family cow.
Grover: Hey Ma, w-why don't we get ourselves another orphan, huh?
Lena Gogan: Because I done paid our last $50 for Pete, plus $.50 legal fees, and we ain't got another $50 plus legal, that's why. Ya understand?
[Willie and Grover look at each other then shake their heads]
Lena Gogan: Well, here's somethin' you *will* understand: you're gonna have to start workin' the farm with your own two hands, less'n you spot that little twerp!
Nora: [singing] Watch out, or I'll take you apart!
Lena Gogan, Willie, Grover, Merle: [singing] We'd like to see you try it!
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