Better Off Dead
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Lane Myer: Gee, I'm real sorry your mom blew up, Ricky.

Tree Trimmer: Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that.

Lane Myer: Sorry Johnny, I don't have a dime.
Johnny the paper boy: Didn't ask for a dime. Two dollars.
Lane Myer: My little brother got his arm stuck in the microwave. So my mom had to take him to the hospital. My grandma dropped acid this morning, and she freaked out. She hijacked a busload of penguins. So it's sort of a family crisis. Bye!

Monique Junot: He keeps putting his testicles all over me.
Lane Meyer: Excuse me?
Monique Junot: You know, like octopus? Testicles?
Lane Meyer: Ohhhh. Tentacles. N-T. Big difference.

Charles De Mar: You ski the K-12 dude, and girls will go sterile just looking at you!

Charles De Mar: I've been going to this high school for seven and a half years. I'm no dummy.

Factual error: After Lane finishes fencing with Ricky he carries Monique to his car - we see their feet as Monique gets into the car, then a split second later Lane gets into the drivers seat, the car starts and the they drive off. Trouble is, they are both wearing their ski boots, and there is no time in the sequence of shots for Lane to change footwear. Nobody, anywhere, any time, can drive in ski boots. (01:31:20)

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Trivia: This movie is referenced in the video game Rock Band. One of the items you can buy for your in-game character is a pair of ski-goggles called "K12s".

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Question: Why did the paperboy keep saying "two dollars" every time he showed up?

Answer: The family owed him two dollars for their newspaper subscription. He's obsessed with collecting it and the family, for some reason, won't just pay him.

Brian Katcher

Answer: He wants payment for delivering the newspaper to their house. Paper carriers not only deliver the daily paper, but also collect the monthly fee. Every time he shows up asking for the two dollars, he is blown off.

raywest

Thanks. I never got a chance to see the whole movie so that always confused me.

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