Prissy Quotes in Dumbo (1941)
[after the pyramid accident]
Elephant Matriarch: Oh, I never thought I'd live to see the big top fall.
Giddy: Because of that Dumbo, I never *can* show my face there again.
Fidgity Elephant: Oh, look at my beautiful tail!
Elephant Matriarch: I just like to spank the daylights out of him, I...
[she raises her trunk from her cast, but the pain stops her, and she groans as she lowers her trunk back into the cast]
Prissy: Oh, that won't be necessary, dearie. They fixed him good.
Elephant Matriarch: What do you mean?
Giddy: What did they do?
Fidgity Elephant: Did they beat him?
Giddy: What is it, Darling?
Fidgity Elephant: Tell us!
Elephant Matriarch: Come, come, I demand to know!
Prissy: Oh, well... they've gone and made him... oh, dear, I just can't say it.
Elephant Matriarch: Out with it!
Prissy: Made him a clown.
Fidgity Elephant: A clown?
Elephant Matriarch: Oh, the shame of it. Let us take the solemn vow.
[all the elephants raise their trunks]
Elephant Matriarch: From now on, he is no longer an elephant.
[they touch trunks together]
Giddy: Gaining a little weight, aren't you, honey?
Prissy: You're no cream puff yourself, dearie.
Elephant Matriarch: Quiet up there! Tend to your work, girls.
[Dumbo's ears are revealed, and the other elephants gasp]
Elephant Matriarch: Is it possible?
Giddy: Isn't there some mistake?
Prissy: Just look at those... those... E-A-R-S.
Fidgity Elephant: Those what? Oh, ears!
[Takes one of Dumbo's ears]
Fidgity Elephant: Oh, these! Aren't they funny?
Fidgity Elephant: [Mrs. Jumbo slaps her on the trunk, while the others gasp in terror]
Prissy: What a temper!
Fidgity Elephant: What did I do? Tell me, did I say anything?
Elephant Matriarch: A perfectly harmless remark.
Fidgity Elephant: I said they're funny looking, they *are* funny!
Prissy: They certainly are.
Giddy: After all, who cares about her precious little Jumbo?
Prissy: Jumbo? You mean Dumbo.
Elephant Matriarch: Dumbo!
Prissy: Girls, girls! Listen! Have I got a trunk full of dirt.
Prissy: Well, frankly, I wouldn't eat at the same bale of hay with him.
Ringmaster: Ladies and gentlemen! We will now present for your entertainment the most stupendous, magnificent, super-colossal spectacle! On this tiny, little, insignificant ball, we will construct for you a pyramid! Not of wood, not of stone...
Prissy: To hear him talk, you'd think he was going to do it.
Elephant Matriarch: The stuffed shirt!
Ringmaster: ...pyramid, of ponderous, pulsating, pulchritudinous pachyderms! I give you the elephants.
Prissy: Mammy, here's Miss Scarlett's vittles.
Scarlett: You can take it all back to the kitchen; I won't eat a bite.
Mammy: Yes'm you is, you's gonna eat every mouthful of this.
Scarlett: No... I'm... NOT.
Prissy: Lawzy, we got to have a doctor. I don't know nothin' 'bout birthin' babies.
Scarlett: Go! Go!
[She whips the horse many times, and it falls down dead]
Prissy: It's dead! It's dead!
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