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Desperate Living Quotes

Desperate Living is a TV program that appeared on TV in 1970 . Desperate Living completed its run in 1970.

It features John Waters as producer, Chris Lobingier in charge of musical score, and John Waters as head of cinematography.

Desperate Living is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Desperate Living is 90 minutes long. Desperate Living is distributed by New Line Cinema.

The cast includes: Mink Stole as Peggy Gravel, Susan Lowe as Mole McHenry, Cookie Mueller as Flipper, George Stover as Bosley Jr., Karen Gerwig as Beth, Edith Massey as Queen Carlotta, Liz Renay as Muffy St. Jacques, Jean Hill as Grizelda Brown, Sharon Niesp as Shotsie, Mary Vivian Pearce as Princess Coo-Coo, and Paul Swift as Mr. Paul.

Desperate Living Quotes

Liz Renay as Muffy St. Jacques

  • (Liz Renay) "OH MY GOD. What have you done with my baby?"
  • (Unnamed) "I don't know; I'm trippin'."
  • (Liz Renay) "TRIPPUN? Where's Freddy?"
  • (Unnamed) "I think I put him in the kitchen."
  • (Liz Renay) "The KITCHUN? Oh, Freddy."
  • (Liz Renay) "The press still calls me "The Dog Food Murderess". I can never go back, I couldn't bear the shame."
  • (Liz Renay) "I wasn't always like this. Oh, I mean, of course I was always visually stunning, but I was married to a man, and I had a baby named Freddy. It was about two years ago, and my husband and I were just returning from a cocktail party --"

Paul Swift as Mr. Paul

  • (Paul Swift) "This Backwards Day's a lot of s***, ain't it?"

Mink Stole as Peggy Gravel

  • (Mink Stole) "No, please not a kiss, I swear I'll gag. Mount me if you must but not a kiss."
  • (Mink Stole) "Peggy is about to die from being shot up the ass by Mole. Peggy: You're so low you make white trash look positively top drawer."
  • (Susan Lowe) "Mole: Oh, blow it out your ass."
  • (Mink Stole) "Go home to your mother. Doesn't she ever watch you? Tell her this isn't some communist daycare center. Tell your mother I hate her. Tell your mother I hate you."
  • (Mink Stole) "Go ahead, feel her up. Just like you did to me. Find em, feel em, f*** em, forget em -- is THAT your new motto?"
  • (Jean Hill) "Zip that gaping hole of a mouth up, Peggy, before I plug it up with my fist."
  • (Mink Stole) "You're just like all the rest of the common dykes in this town."
  • (Mink Stole) "Have I gone to Hell? Is that it? Have I gone straight to Hell?"
  • (Mink Stole) "Why did you tell me to come this way, Grizelda? You know I hate nature. Look at those disgusting trees, stealing my oxygen. Oh, I can't stand this scenery another minute. All natural forests should be turned into housing developments. I want cement covering every blade of grass in this nation. Don't we taxpayers have a voice anymore?"
  • (Mink Stole) "Will you please stop it. I have never found the antics of deviants to be one bit amusing."
  • (Mink Stole) "Hello? What number are you calling? You've dialed the wrong number. Sorry? What good is that? How can you ever repay the last thirty seconds you have stolen from my life? I hate you, your husband, your children, and your relatives."

Edith Massey as Queen Carlotta

  • (Edith Massey) "Every word I ever utter shall be considered a royal proclamation."
  • (Edith Massey) "Ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-ch. Take it off. Come on, let's see some ass. Yeah. Yeah. Strip faster. Let's see some private areas. Ohhhh I see London, I see France. Spread those legs, baby. I want meat and potatoes. Yeahhhh. A Hollywood loaf. Yessssirrreee. Come on over here with that thing. You're a wicked little boy getting me all heated up, aren't you? I'm going to have to give you a spanking."
  • (Edith Massey) "Seize her and f*** her."
  • (Edith Massey) "Look at those dummies. Hey, moron. You got your clothes on backwards. Ha ha ha. Oh, God, this is fun. Hi, stupid. Hi, ugly."
  • (Sharon Niesp) "Ewww, that senile old c***."
  • (Susan Lowe) "I wish I had a rifle with a telescopic lens."
  • (Cookie Mueller) "I'd help you pull the trigger, Mole."
  • (Liz Renay) "Squeaky Fromme, where are you when we need you?"
  • (Edith Massey) "This will teach you to arouse royalty."

George Stover as Bosley Jr.

  • (George Stover) "Breathe hard. Do it again."
  • (Karen Gerwig) "Let me do it to you."
  • (Mink Stole) "SODOMITES."
  • (George Stover) "We're only playing."
  • (Mink Stole) "Is that what you learned in private school?"
  • (Karen Gerwig) "Don't, Mother, we're only playing."
  • (Mink Stole) "NUDE. NUDE. NUDE."
  • (Mink Stole) "You could be pregnant, Beth."
  • (Mink Stole) "And YOU -- I never thought you'd rape your own sister."

Jean Hill as Grizelda Brown

  • (Jean Hill) "I don't want no white man lookin' at my Tampax."
  • (Jean Hill) "You better calm yourself down before I haul off and smack you upside your wide, wide head. We killed your husband. And I ain't your maid anymore bitch. I'm your sister in crime."
  • (Mink Stole) "Please, don't sit on me."

Mary Vivian Pearce as Princess Coo-Coo

  • (Mary Vivian Pearce) "Oh Herbert, we're safe now. I'm sorry I had to drag you all that way, but those silly nudists wanted to BURY you. Oh I love you too, my darling- Mother can't hurt us now. We'll get married tonight. You don't look so well, I hope you perk up for our honeymoon."

Cookie Mueller as Flipper

  • (Cookie Mueller) "You lazy bitch. I'm out working my tail off all day, and you're in there, f***in' MIDGETS."

Susan Lowe as Mole McHenry

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