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Serpico Quotes

Serpico is a television show that first aired in 1970 . Serpico stopped airing in 1970.

It features Martin Bregman as producer, Mikis Theodorakis in charge of musical score, and Arthur J. Ornitz as head of cinematography.

Serpico is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Serpico is 130 minutes long. Serpico is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: Al Pacino as Frank Serpico, Allan Rich as District Attorney Tauber, John Randolph as Chief Sidney Green, Jack Kehoe as Tom Keough, Woodie King Jr. as Larry, Biff McGuire as Cop, Tony Roberts as Bob Blair, Barbara Eda-Young as Laurie, and James Tolkan as Lt. Steiger.

Serpico Quotes

Al Pacino as Frank Serpico

  • (Leslie Lane) "What'ya need a gun for?"
  • (Al Pacino) "Didya ever hear of Barnum and Bailey?"
  • (Leslie Lane) "Yeah."
  • (Al Pacino) "Well, I'm their lion tamer."
  • (Al Pacino) "You know what they say, don't you? If you love a man's garden, you gotta love the man."
  • (Unnamed) "That gun takes a 14 shot clip. You expecting an army?"
  • (Al Pacino) "No. Just a division."
  • (Al Pacino) "I own a sheep dog."
  • (Girl) "Uh-huh."
  • (Al Pacino) "Sheep dogs have been in my family -- for sixteen generations. Dating back to the Borgias --"
  • (Girl) "Oh, s***."
  • (Al Pacino) "The family crest -- is the image of a sheep dog, pissing into a gondola."
  • (Girl) "s***."
  • (Al Pacino) "You okay?"
  • (Insp. Lombardo) "Yeah -- makes me feel like a cop again."
  • (Al Pacino) "Hey, Pasquale, let me tell you something. See, all day long I work with cops, right? When I go out, I see Mary Ann. Her father is a cop, her brother is a cop, her uncle is a cop and I got a feeling she's a cop too."
  • (Al Pacino) "You stupid f***. You didn't know me? You fired without a warning, without a f***ing brain in your head? Oh, s***. If I buy one, motherf***er, I ain't buying it from you."
  • (Barto) "How long have you been with the BCI now, Serpico?"
  • (Al Pacino) "All my life."
  • (Barto) "That's long enough to know how we do things."
  • (Al Pacino) "Barto, it's not just that."
  • (Al Pacino) "You don't like me."
  • (Barto) "BCI never had a weirdo cop before."
  • (Al Pacino) "Barto, stop buggin' me."
  • (Al Pacino) "How come all your friends are on their way to bein' someone else?"
  • (Al Pacino) "Captain, I think it's only fair to tell you, I've been to outside agencies, and I'm gonna go to more if I have to."
  • (Capt. Insp. McClain) "What outside agencies? Holy mother of God. Frank, we wash our own laundry around here. You're going to be brought up on charges for this."
  • (Al Pacino) "Oh yeah? Yeah, I always thought so, but the reality is, sir, that we do not wash our own laundry. It just gets dirtier."
  • (Capt. Insp. McClain) "Oh, you are in trouble, Serpico. You are in trouble."
  • (Al Pacino) "I don't care if I'm in trouble, I don't care who gets it anymore, including myself. Because if I have to go to outside agencies to get somebody to hear my story --"
  • (Capt. Insp. McClain) "You stay away from outside agencies. Do you hear me, Serpico? Stay away from them."
  • (Al Pacino) "Well, where am I gonna go? Where am I gonna go?"
  • (Capt. Insp. McClain) "Just wait until you hear from me. I don't want to talk to you, Frank."
  • (Al Pacino) "I've been waiting a year and a half for you. Where am I going to go?"
  • (Al Pacino) "It's my life, you f***."
  • (Al Pacino) "I'm a marked man in this department. For what?"
  • (Allan Rich) "I've already arranged a transfer for ya'."
  • (Al Pacino) "To where? China?"
  • (Al Pacino) "When I come home, I want to come home to a clean house."
  • (Barbara Eda-Young) "Paco, don't take it out on me."
  • (Al Pacino) "I'm not taking it out on you; I just don't wanna have to pick up s***."
  • (Al Pacino) "I'm "being disciplined", your Honour, for what?"
  • (Al Pacino) "You know that I'm totally isolated in the department. I don't have a friend."
  • (John Randolph) "Oh, don't give me that bulls*** about friends. I've been putting cops away for thirty years. My name's an obscenity to every s***house wall in every precinct in the city."
  • (Al Pacino) "I've observed that, sir."
  • (John Randolph) "Friends. And I fought my way up as a Jew in the department in the days you were supposed to have an uncircumcised shamrock between your legs. I have this nightmare. I'm on 5th Avenue watching the St. Patrick's Day parade and I have a coronary and nine thousand cops march happily over my body."
  • (Al Pacino) "You know, you're pretty f***in' weird for a cop."
  • (Tony Roberts) "Me? What about you ? You're a f***ing hippie."
  • (Capt. Insp. McClain) "Frank, has anyone ever told you that you have a tendency toward self-pity?"
  • (Al Pacino) "No, you're the first."
  • (Don Rubello) "What's with the f***ing mouse?"
  • (Al Pacino) "He's my partner. He sniffs out drugs. You know, I just send him through his little hole, he's gone for a while, and then he comes back with the heroin."
  • (Don Rubello) "Oh, yeah, I heard of that."
  • (Al Pacino) "You heard of that? Yeah."
  • (Al Pacino) "It's my life you f***."

Jack Kehoe as Tom Keough

  • (Jack Kehoe) "Now I ain't sayin' who. They just said ya' -- ya' couldn't be trusted, you know?"
  • (Al Pacino) "'Cause I don't take money, right?"
  • (Jack Kehoe) "Frank, let's face it. Who can trust a cop who don't take money?"
  • (Jack Kehoe) "Frank, let's face it, who can trust a cop that won't take money?"
  • (Jack Kehoe) "Drop your cocks and grab your socks."

Woodie King Jr. as Larry

  • (Woodie King Jr.) "Leslie is a mindf***er."
  • (Al Pacino) "You gotta be kidding. I didn't know that. What's a mindf***er?"
  • (Woodie King Jr.) "Well, it's a chick who digs intellectual types and super bright guys."
  • (Al Pacino) "Oh, she's very perceptive."

Biff McGuire as Cop

  • (Biff McGuire) "Say it isn't so, Serpico."
  • (Biff McGuire) "All right, you cocksucker. You might get by with that s*** in the Bronx, but down here, eight thousand a month is chicken feed. And with that, you don't f*** around. You understand? Good. Now get the f*** out."

James Tolkan as Lt. Steiger

  • (James Tolkan) "Hold it, Serpico. What were you two doing?"
  • (Al Pacino) "What?"
  • (James Tolkan) "In the s***house, in the dark. Were you going down on him?"
  • (Al Pacino) "What are you talking about?"
  • (James Tolkan) "You gonna tell me you were just doing a little Peeping Tom? You were suckin' his cock, weren't you."
  • (Al Pacino) "Are you crazy?"
  • (James Tolkan) "I'll show you f***in' crazy. Last week I found a pair of shorts with semen on 'em."
  • (James Tolkan) "There."
  • (Al Pacino) "Are you actually accusing me of this?"

Tony Roberts as Bob Blair

  • (Tony Roberts) "Who the f*** do you think you are, you son of a bitch? You think you have it bad just because those bastards won't play ball?"

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