Orville Boggs Quotes in Every Which Way But Loose (1978)


Orville Boggs Quotes:

  • Orville Boggs: Are those guys coming after me? Those guys are coming AFTER me.

  • Ma Boggs: [Ma has just learned of Philo and Orville's trip plans... turning to Philo] What're you gonna do with the baboon?

    Philo Beddoe: Orangutan, Ma. Clyde's an orangutan.

    Ma Boggs: [scoffs] Well, what's the difference?

    Philo Beddoe: 12 ribs. Just like you and me.

    Ma Boggs: [persistent] What're you gonna do with him?

    Philo Beddoe: He's coming with me. Come on, Clyde!

    [Clyde enters back of camper]

    Ma Boggs: Well, when are you comin' back?

    [turns to Orville and repeats same question]

    Orville Boggs: Whenever it's time, Ma!

    Ma Boggs: [shruggs, exasperated] It just don't seem right to leave an old lady alone. And what about my goddamn license?

    [they drive off... to herself]

    Ma Boggs: This is... it's just...

    [walks off]

    Ma Boggs: Twelve ribs... I don't believe any of that shit!

  • [At a diner, Frank and Elmo, members of the Black Widows, have bought a beer for Lynn, to which Philo "cheers" to them. Frank and Elmo walk towards Philo, Lynn, and Orville]

    Philo Beddoe: That's mighty nice of you.

    Elmo: [shows Philo his Widow tattoo] You see that?

    Philo Beddoe: An arm?

    Elmo: No, that!

    Philo Beddoe: A tattoo?

    Elmo: He don't know what this means.

    Frank: [shows Orville his Widow tattoo] Do you see that?

    Orville Boggs: [sneezes] Ah-choo! Oh, sorry.

    Philo Beddoe: Two tattoos.

    Elmo: Them's Black Widows.

    Frank: Did you know that more people die from black widows than rattlers every year?

    Orville Boggs: Is that right?

    Frank: Yeah, that's right.

    Orville Boggs: Well, listen, I sure do appreciate knowing that because most of the people I know just - puh - step on them and squish them

    Frank: I don't need this cheap shit.

    Philo Beddoe: Orville, that's no way to thank you two guys just bought us a beer. Why don't you get the check and I'll go outside and thank them properly

    Elmo: Oh, okay.

  • [At a campsite]

    Echo: Well, I don't suppose you know of a Ladies room hereabouts?

    Orville Boggs: There all over. Just pick one.

    [Echo heads for the nearest Ladies room]

    Orville Boggs: She's something, ain't she?

    Philo Beddoe: She sure is. You're full of all kinds of surprises these days.

    Orville Boggs: Well... Say... Listen, I wanna say that I appreciate your making her feel to home.

    [Echo screams]

    Orville BoggsPhilo Beddoe: Clyde.

    Echo: [freaked out] There's something out there. My God! It's horrible. It a monster! I've never see it. It's not even a bear!

    Orville Boggs: No, Echo, it's just... it's just Clyde.

    [Philo brings out Clyde the orangutan whilst Echo pulls out her .357 pistol]

    Orville Boggs: [stops her] Hey, Echo!

    Philo Beddoe: What are you doing with that? Jeez!

    Orville Boggs: [grabs the gun] Gimmie that!

    Philo Beddoe: Take it easy now. Take it easy! You're gonna scare him.

    Echo: Me? Scare him?

    Philo Beddoe: That's right. Let me introduce you. Echo, this is Clyde. Clyde, this is Echo.

    [Clyde grunts]

    Philo Beddoe: Echo. You get it?

    [Clyde grunts, then walk over to Echo to greet her witha hug; Echo calms down]

    Orville Boggs: It's okay. It's okay. See?

  • [Philo, Orville, and Echo are at the El Patio Mexican Restaurant having their dinners]

    Echo: What are we supposed to do with all this stuff?

    Philo Beddoe: [pours beer in a glass] Eat it, all of it.

    Echo: All of it?

    Philo Beddoe: All of it.

    Echo: What if I can't?

    Orville Boggs: [jokes] Well, then we'll give it to Clyde.

    Philo Beddoe: Can you imagine what this stuff would do to Clyde's digestive track?

    Orville Boggs: Oh, no.

    Philo Beddoe: He already has enough gas to go to North Denver, and he's never seen a bean in his life.

    [Orville chuckles, then makes farting sounds]

    Orville Boggs: Say, when's your little lady coming here?

    Philo Beddoe: She should be along any time.

    [a couple of hours passed and it's closing time. Lynn never shows up, so Philo, Orville, and Echo, after 10 rounds of beer, decide to leave]

    Philo Beddoe: Come on, let's get outta here.

    Orville Boggs: [as they leave the restaurant] Well, listen, Philo, does that mean we're going back to L.A.?

    Philo Beddoe: Hell, no. But when I find her, I'm gonna take of that guy she's with... my way.

  • Echo: [Echo has quit her job at the produce stand and joined Philo and Orville on their trip] Um, Orville? What did you say, anyway, that made that woman storm away like that?

    Orville Boggs: I told her you had the clap.

    [Echo looks at Philo, who smiles at the remark]

  • [after Philo defeats Kincaid in a bare-knuckle match, Kincaid's manager tries to stiff Orville]

    Orville Boggs: I think you owe us some money.

    Kincaid's Manager: What money?

    Orville Boggs: Now wait a minute...

    Kincaid's Manager: Now you ain't gonna tell all these boys that you're gonna take their money now, are ya?

    [Kincaid's manager laughs; Echo fires two rounds from her pistol]

    Echo: That was just so you know the first one was no accident.

    [the manager is forced by gunpoint to pay up Philo's winnings; the three leave the meathouse to continue their journey]

  • [Herb is near the lake looking for his partner]

    Herb: Putnam! Big dumb galoot. Putnam, where are ya? Dummy.

    [the camera pans up to Philo, who is crouching on a pine branch. He then jumps right on Herb, blowing a few punches at him. Philo then victoriously raises his hands up and down repeatedly and make the famous "Tarzan Call", which can be heard throughout the entire lake, where Orville and Echo are fishing at]

    Echo: What was that?

    Orville Boggs: I think he's spending too much time with Clyde.

  • Orville Boggs: He killed two men last year.

    Philo Beddoe: No. Only one.

    Orville Boggs: So what? The other guy's laying someplace with nothin' below the neck but memories.

  • Orville Boggs: [to Clyde] Put that spaghetti down!

  • Orville Boggs: Philo... Jordan said he'd give us 200 big ones if we scrap that Merc for him.

    Philo Beddoe: Great. Clyde? Scrap the Merc.

    Orville Boggs: Come on, Clyde! You got work to do!

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