Major Walsh, it is an event sociologique.

Claude Lacombe

Ronnie, if I don't do this, THAT'S when I'm going to need a doctor.

Roy Neary

Claude Lacombe: Mr. Neary, what do you want?
Roy Neary: I just want to know that it's really happening.

[contemplating the lump shape] This means something. This is important.

Roy Neary

I know this sounds crazy, but ever since yesterday on the road, I've been seeing this shape. Shaving cream, pillows... Dammit! I know this. I know what this is! This means something. This is important.

Roy Neary

I guess you've noticed something a little strange with Dad. It's okay, though. I'm still Dad.

Roy Neary

Well they're not moon burns, goddamnit.

Roy Neary

You can come and play now.

Barry Guiler

Roy Neary: Hey, you know what's playing tonight? Pinocchio! You guys have never seen Pinocchio, you're in luck!
Brad Neary: Aw, who wants to see some dumb cartoon rated 'G' for kids?
Roy Neary: How old are you?
Brad Neary: Eight.
Roy Neary: You wanna be nine?
Brad Neary: Yeah.
Roy Neary: Then you're going to go see Pinocchio tomorrow night.

Ronnie Neary: Roy, that is a terrific way to win over your children.
Roy Neary: I'm not serious, I'm just saying that I grew up with Pinocchio, and if kids are still kids, they're going to eat it up.

Okay, let's have a vote. Tomorrow night you can play Goofy Golf, which is a lot of standing in line and shoving and pushing, and probably getting a 'zero,' or you can see Pinocchio, which is a lot of furry animals and magic, and you'll have a wonderful time. Okay? So let's vote.

Roy Neary

Brad Neary: I don't understand these fractions.
Roy Neary: What's one third of sixty?
Brad Neary: That's a fraction, I don't understand them.
Roy Neary: Alright, let's say that this boxcar is sixty feet long, OK?, and one third of it is across this switch here, alright... And now another train is coming... Now, how far do you have to move this boxcar so that the other train doesn't smash it? Quickly Brad, there are thousands of lives at stake... Brad any answer...

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He says the sun came out last night. He says it sang to him.

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Major Walsh, it is an event sociologique.

Claude Lacombe