The Nutty Professor

The Nutty Professor (1963)

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Purple Pit Bartender: What'll it be?
Buddy Love: Aww... That's no way to talk. Tsk, tsk, tsk. "What'll it be?" That's no way to treat a customer. C'mere. Try it like this. Pay attention. You'll feel better and the customers'll be happier. Try this: "What'll it be? Hmmm?" Try that. Come on. We haven't got all night. Try it.
Purple Pit Bartender: What'll it be? Hmmm?
Buddy Love: Good! That was wonderful. Did anyone ever tell you you couldn't sing?

Professor Julius Kelp: Well, just don't do something, sit there.

Dr. Hamius R. Warfield: Now try to understand that I understand, that scientists and creators have their little eccentricities. Einstein hated hair cuts, Da Vinci love to paint, and Newton.
Professor Julius Kelp: He had something to do with figs, didn't he?

Dr. Hamius R. Warfield: Kelp, it's human nature. Kelp, people just don't like teachers blowing up their kids.

Professor Julius Kelp: And I think that the lesson that I learned came just in time. I don't want to be something that I'm not. I didn't like being someone else. At the same time I'm very glad I was cause I found out something that I never knew. You might as well like yourself. Just think about all the time you're going to have to spend with you. And if you don't think too much of yourself, how do you expect others to?

Continuity mistake: In the first scene with Stella and Buddy Love at the Purple Pit, Stella's eye shadow is bright blue and extends above her eyebrows. When the scene moves to the hill above the city, her eye shadow switches between nonexistent and a light green. (00:46:00 - 00:50:45)

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Trivia: When Professor Kelp holds the pile of tests and fantasizes about Stella as she stands in the doorway waiting for the stream of students, the test facing the camera has a caricature of Jerry Lewis. (00:52:20)

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