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Big Business (1988 film) Quotes

Big Business (1988 film) is a TV show that debuted in 1970 . Big Business ended in 1970.

It features Michael Peyser as producer, Lee Holdridge in charge of musical score, and Dean Cundey as head of cinematography.

Big Business (1988 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Big Business (1988 film) is 97 minutes long. Big Business (1988 film) is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The cast includes: Lily Tomlin as Rose Shelton, Bette Midler as Sadie Ratliff, Bette Midler as Sadie Shelton, Lily Tomlin as Rose Ratliff, Fred Ward as Roon Dimmick, Daniel Gerroll as Chuck, Deborah Rush as Binky Shelton, Edward Herrmann as Graham Sherbourne, Fred Ward as Roone, and Mary Gross as Judy.

Big Business (1988 film) Quotes

Bette Midler as Sadie Shelton

  • (Bette Midler) "My God it's me with a bad haircut."
  • (Bette Midler) "Bad? I paid twelve bucks for this."
  • (Lily Tomlin) "I am gonna kick your ass."
  • (Bette Midler) "Do you want one of the board members to see you? They'll say you're a sniffling hysterical pre-periodic twit."
  • (Lily Tomlin) "I have a right to my own feelings Sadie and I am not a twit. I may be pre-periodic and I may be hysterical. So what?"
  • (Bette Midler) "So there are drugs for those things and we make most of them."
  • (Bette Midler) "I hate men who smell like beer and bean dip -- and makin' love in the back of recreational vehicles."
  • (Bette Midler) "Is this how we dress for the office? You look like a blood clot."
  • (Bette Midler) "You're in America now. Speak American."
  • (Bette Midler) "The most fiscally prudent action at this point is to take an aggressive posture and divest ourselves of Hollow-o-Made. It's a little backwards furniture factory. They actually still make porch rockers. Now, the opportunities for expansion are virtually nil and the buyer has offered us a most attractive price. So, you can see gentlemen, that were we to liquidate Hollow-o-Made; the return on our investment would; in fact, be -- quadrupled."
  • (Lily Tomlin) "Well, the liquidation. I mean aren't there other considerations? May I make a point? I'm sitting, listening here and what I'm feeling -- ah -- deeply inside. I -- I mean what, what it is, I. Things are just not computing exactly right. I mean I'm sorry."
  • (Bette Midler) "Gentlemen, help yourself to danish."
  • (Bette Midler) "How many times have I told you not to talk about things which you don't understand."
  • (Bette Midler) "What fantasy is this? Are we hearing voices now like Joan of Arc?"
  • (Bette Midler) "Hold the door. Hold the door. Hold the door."
  • (Bette Midler) "Moron."
  • (Bette Midler) "That's what the French call a bedet."
  • (Lily Tomlin) "Well, those French must be taller than me."
  • (Bette Midler) "I don't see how is it that you, my own sister, can stuff your face and nothing happens and I subsist on 60 calories a day or else blow up like a Macy's Day float."

Lily Tomlin as Rose Shelton

  • (Lily Tomlin) "And I've said my piece. Amen."

Mary Gross as Judy

  • (Mary Gross) "Hi, Rose, how's Duke doing?"
  • (Lily Tomlin) "Duke. My dog? Boy, when you go snoopin' into people's lives you don't miss a trick do you?"

Deborah Rush as Binky Shelton

  • (Deborah Rush) "How in God's name could you drive me out here to Hickville, West Virginia when I'm fourty months pregnant?"

Fred Ward as Roone

  • (Fred Ward) "Hey, I like your kimono. D'ya get that in 'Nam?"
  • (Daniel Gerroll) "Ah no, Fire Island."

Edward Herrmann as Graham Sherbourne

  • (Edward Herrmann) "Roone, would you care to join us for dinner?"
  • (Fred Ward) "Well sure, I could use a tuny fish sandwich"

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