Hairspray

Hairspray (1988)

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Tracy Turnblad: Mama, welcome to the sixties.

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Tracy Turnblad: Oh, Mother you're so fifties.

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Tracy Turnblad: Oh, Link I wish I had dark skin.
Link Larkin: Tracy, our souls are black, though our skin is white.

Edna Turnblad: Tracy, I have told you about that hair. All ratted up like a teenage Jezebel.
Penny Pingleton: Tracy's flamboyant flip is all the rage, Ms. Edna. Jackie Kennedy, our First Lady, even rats her hair.
Edna Turnblad: But Tracy ain't no First Lady. Are your Tracy? No siree. She's a hair hopper, that's what she is.

Edna Turnblad: Could you turn that racket down? I'm trying to iron in here.

Tracy Turnblad: How do you get your hair so straight and so flat?
Beatnik Chick: With an iron, man. I play my bongos, listen to Odetta, and then I iron my hair. Dig?

Amber Von Tussle: Aren't you a little fat for the show?
Tracy Turnblad: I'm sure many of the other home viewers out there are pleasantly plump or chunky.
Amber Von Tussle: Come on. The show's not filmed in Cinemascope.

Wilbur: Tracy, we all have responsibilities in life. You may think owning The Hardy Har Joke Shop is all drudgery. Unwrapping dribble glasses, checking doggy doo, but I love it.

Tracy Turnblad: I'm an integrationist. We shall overcome someday.
Beatnik Chick: Not with that hair, you won't.

Prudence: Penny Pingleton, you know you are punished. From now on you're wearing a giant P on your blouse every day to school so that the whole world knows that Penny Pingleton is permanently, positively, punished.

Penny Pingleton: I wish I was at a hootenanny in Harlem.

Beatnik Chick: When I'm high I am Odetta. Let's get naked and smoke.

Amber Von Tussle: That girl's got roaches in her hair.
Edna Turnblad: Roaches? Our little Tracy's a clean teen.
Wilbur: There's no bugs on our baby.
Amber Von Tussle: I'm not kidding. I just saw one.

Tracy Turnblad: Mother, we're watching "The Corny Collins Show."
Edna Turnblad: Penny, your mother called all frantic. She said you are punished.
Penny Pingleton: I'm always punished.

Continuity mistake: During the "Limbo Rock" segment, the scene changes from shots of the council members dancing at Tilted Acres to Penny and Tracey's parents watching it on TV. The queue of the council members waiting in line to go under the pole changes between shots.

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