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High Anxiety Quotes

High Anxiety is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . High Anxiety ended its run in 1970.

It features Mel Brooks as producer, John Morris (composer) in charge of musical score, and Paul Lohmann as head of cinematography.

High Anxiety is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of High Anxiety is 94 minutes long. High Anxiety is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: Cloris Leachman as Nurse Diesel, Mel Brooks as Dr. Richard H. Thorndyke, Ron Carey as Brophy, Madeline Kahn as Victoria Brisbane, Harvey Korman as Dr. Charles Montague, Dick Van Patten as Dr. Wentworth, and Lee Delano as Norton.

High Anxiety Quotes

Madeline Kahn as Victoria Brisbane

  • (Madeline Kahn) "Have you seen my father at the Institute? Is he all right?"
  • (Mel Brooks) "He's fine, he's fine. He's coming along just fine. He's very affectionate. He licked me."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "He what?"
  • (Mel Brooks) "Well, he thinks he's a dog these days."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "A dog?"
  • (Mel Brooks) "A dog, yes."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Do you mind if I smoke?"
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Gosh, you're fickle."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Another one? Listen, Richard, you have got to get a grip on yourself."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "How did you, ummmm -- get my room number? I am not going to listen to any more of this, I mean, I've had just about enough. What are you wearing? Jeans? You're wearing jeans? I bet they're tight."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Listen, mister, I don't go for this sort of thing."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Dr. Richard H. Thorndyke -- What does the 'H' stand for?"
  • (Madeline Kahn) "What?"
  • (Mel Brooks) "Harpo -- My mother loved the Marx Brothers. She saw all their movies. She named me Harpo."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Harpo? Harpo -- I like it. You know, it's very refreshing. I mean, there are certain names that you just don't hear very often these days."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "I'm sorry, please forgive me. I'm just so close to my menstrual cycle that I could scream."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "My name is Victoria Brisbane, my father is Arthur Brisbane."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Get away from the door."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Who are you?"
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Get away from me."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Just a second --"
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Be quiet, they'll hear you. Don't move. Go inside. Go to your room."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "The drapes. Close the drapes."
  • (Mel Brooks) "The drapes. Close the drapes."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Close the drapes."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Close the other one. Get down. Lower. Good. Quick, come here. Get up. Sit down. Not there, here."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Here?"
  • (Madeline Kahn) "There."

Mel Brooks as Dr. Richard H. Thorndyke

  • (Mel Brooks) "Up and down. Up and down. Side, side, side, side, side. In and out. In and out. Side, side, side, side, side."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Up and down. Up and down. Side, side, side, side, side. In and out. In and out."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Side, side, side, side, side."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Do you really think this is nessa?"
  • (Dr. Vicktor Lillolman) "Of course it's nessa."
  • (Dr. Vicktor Lillolman) "Richard. Richard, listen to me -- I have researched your case. I know what is giving you the High Anxiety. I have found the answer. Go back in your mind. Go back. Go back. You are a little baby. Your mother and father are fighting. They are always fighting. They are fighting about YOU."
  • (Mel Brooks) "I understand now. I understand now. It's not heights I'm afraid of -- it's PARENTS."
  • (Dr. Vicktor Lillolman) "Ja. Ja. Now climb, you son of a bitch. CLIMB."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Forgive me for prying. But, what happened to your mustache?"
  • (Lee Delano) "Well, as you know, things can get a bit dicey on this wing. On day, I wasn't on my toes and one of the patients reached out and tore off ½ of my mustache."
  • (Mel Brooks) "That must have been awful."
  • (Lee Delano) "You will never know the pain."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Where is Brisbane?"
  • (Ron Carey) "They took him to"
  • (Mel Brooks) "As I was saying, it came to my attention that just before Dr. Ashley's untimely death, he was planning to make some very big changes here at the institute. Do any of you know specifically what those changes might be?"
  • (Dick Van Patten) "Well, for one thing, he wanted to change --"
  • (Cloris Leachman) "The drapes."
  • (Mel Brooks) "The drapes?"
  • (Cloris Leachman) "The drapes. He wanted to change the drapes in the Psychotic Game Room."
  • (Mel Brooks) "That was the extent of the big change, the -- drapes?"
  • (Cloris Leachman) "Oh, yes. Dr. Ashley felt that color has a great deal to do with the well-being of the emotionally disturbed."
  • (Mel Brooks) "What's your sign?"
  • (Madeline Kahn) "I'm sorry. It's -- unlisted."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Professor Little Old Man."
  • (Dr. Vicktor Lillolman) ""Lillolman". "Lillolman"."
  • (Mel Brooks) "What is this, a game show? What did I win, a Pinto?"
  • (Airport Attendant) "I'm sorry sir, we're going to have to search you."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Please sir, what did I do? What did I do? What's my crime?"
  • (Airport Attendant) "You beeped."
  • (Mel Brooks) "I beeped. I beeped. Take me away. Take me back to Russia. Put me in irons. I beeped. The mad beeper is loose. Take away the beeper. Take me away."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Thank you, thank you Professor. I'm sorry, I don't know what came over me."
  • (Dr. Vicktor Lillolman) "I know what came over you: High Anxiety. You've still got it."
  • (Mel Brooks) "It's probably the excitement and tension of taking over this new post. I'm -- sure it will pass."
  • (Dr. Vicktor Lillolman) "Bulls***. These things do not let go. High Anxiety can be a very dangerous enemy. If left unchecked, it could cost you your LIFE."
  • (Mel Brooks) "This is not the man I met at the institute. Something is very -- very -- wrong."
  • (Mel Brooks) "And remember, folks. Be good to your parents. They were good to you."

Ron Carey as Brophy

  • (Ron Carey) "I got it. I got it. I got it."
  • (Ron Carey) "I ain't got it."

Cloris Leachman as Nurse Diesel

  • (Cloris Leachman) "Those who are tardy do not get fruit cup."
  • (Cloris Leachman) "Perhaps I've been a bit too haaaarsh --"
  • (Cloris Leachman) "Come to my room right after dinner."
  • (Harvey Korman) "No, not tonight. I'm too tired. I think I'll turn in early."
  • (Cloris Leachman) "I'll let you wear my underwear."
  • (Harvey Korman) "I'll be there."

Harvey Korman as Dr. Charles Montague

  • (Harvey Korman) "We've got to destroy the negative. Give us the negative, Brophy."
  • (Ron Carey) "You'll never get it. Never. Never. Do you hear me? You'll never get this. I'd rather DIE first."
  • (Harvey Korman) "Norton?"
  • (Ron Carey) "Here."
  • (Harvey Korman) "Rate of patient recovery? I'll have that for you in a moment."
  • (Harvey Korman) "Once in a blue moon."
  • (Mel Brooks) "Once in a blue moon. Hmm."

Dick Van Patten as Dr. Wentworth

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