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Basket Case (film) Quotes

Basket Case (film) is a television show that was first aired in 1970 . Basket Case completed its run in 1970.

It features Arnold H. Bruck as producer, Gus Russo in charge of musical score, and Bruce Torbet as head of cinematography.

Basket Case (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Basket Case (film) is 91 minutes long. Basket Case (film) is distributed by Analysis Film Releasing Corporation.

The cast includes: Terri Susan Smith as Sharon, Kevin Van Hentenryck as Duane Bradley, Beverly Bonner as Casey, Bill Freeman as Dr. Julius Lifflander, Lloyd Pace as Dr. Harold Needleman, and Diana Browne as Dr. Judith Kutter.

Basket Case (film) Quotes

Beverly Bonner as Casey

  • (Beverly Bonner) "Dwayne, what's the matter?"
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "Get out of here."
  • (Beverly Bonner) "There's something I've been dying to ask you. What's in the basket?"
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "My brother."
  • (Beverly Bonner) "Your brother."
  • (Beverly Bonner) "What is he, a midget?"
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "No, we're twins. Siamese twins"
  • (Beverly Bonner) "That's funny, you don't look --"
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "oriental."
  • (Beverly Bonner) "So what happened? Somebody shrink him?"
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "No, he's deformed. A freak, he looks like a squashed octopus."
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "Our mother died giving birth to us. He was attached to my right side. They wouldn't let us go to school or anything. They kept us hidden. We were the big family secret. everybody hated us, except our aunt. See, he likes the dark. He doesn't like to be seen, not even by me sometimes. And you know what else?"
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "He talks to me"
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "Up here."
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "Without words. I just here him whispering in my brain. Sometimes he talks for hours and won't shut up. i used to be able to talk to him like that, but that was when we were still connected. Our aunt said it was our special gift. But since we've been separated, I can't do it anymore, but he can still do it to me. In fact, he's even better at it now, he always knows what I'm thinking --"
  • (Beverly Bonner) "Duane, you're giving me the creeps."
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "They didn't want him to live. But he fooled them. He didn't die, he just got stronger. Oh, If you only knew what it was like. Duane and I kept hidden from everyone. We're the both of us so messed up. I don't know which one of us is worse --"

Kevin Van Hentenryck as Duane Bradley

  • (Josephine) "What's in the basket?"
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "My brother."
  • (Josephine) "Hi. I'm Josephine. What room are you in?"
  • (Kevin Van Hentenryck) "Seven."
  • (Josephine) "Oh, you are so lucky. That's the best room in the place. It was lived in by a little old lady who only went out on Sundays. She lived there for ages, used to tell everyone she was rich, owned oil wells in Texas, had millions, and was hiding from her relatives who were trying to steal it from her. She'd creep up to you and say -- "They're trying to take my money, but they don't know where I am." Oh, everyone thought she was nuts. Then one day, she appeared in the lobby dressed in pearls and jewels, said she was leaving to tour the world. She paid her bill and left, no one's heard from her since."

Bill Freeman as Dr. Julius Lifflander

  • (Bill Freeman) "No, no, I think we're making a big mistake. We're rushing things. We shouldn't even be here."
  • (Lloyd Pace) "Where's the boy now?"
  • (Duane's Father) "He's upstairs in bed asleep, he can't hear us."
  • (Bill Freeman) "We need to think this over. Talk it over."
  • (Duane's Father) "We don't have time, it must be done now, while my sister in law's away."
  • (Bill Freeman) "I'm not sure, I've got second thoughts."
  • (Duane's Father) "Bulls***, second thoughts. I've had twelve years of doctor's second thoughts."
  • (Bill Freeman) "I don't know, I just don't know."
  • (Duane's Father) "Well you'd sure as hell know if it were your own son we were talking about."
  • (Lloyd Pace) "Okay, do you understand that if we seperate the deformity from Duane it will probably die?"
  • (Duane's Father) "It's better off dead. What kind of life would it have the way it is?"
  • (Bill Freeman) "We're talking about your child."
  • (Duane's Father) "Child? Duane is my child, not that other thing. All I want is Duane to be normal, it's too late to change the other one, just cut Duane from it."
  • (Bill Freeman) "I don't know, I don't know."
  • (Duane's Father) "The hospital says no, every doctor I've asked says no, you two may be my last hope. I don't know who you are, or where Lifflander found you, and I don't care. No questions asked, just separate them."
  • (Diana Browne) "He's right of course, the boy should have a chance at a normal life. They don't share organs or bone, just tissue and flesh. If the operation is successful the most we will have is a nasty scar."
  • (Bill Freeman) "And the other one?"
  • (Diana Browne) "Doctor, I'm not even sure it's human --"

Terri Susan Smith as Sharon

  • (Terri Susan Smith) "What's in the basket? Easter eggs?"

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