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Smart People Quotes

Smart People is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . Smart People ended its run in 1970.

It features Michael London as producer, Cliff Eidelman in charge of musical score, and Toby Irwin as head of cinematography.

Smart People is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Smart People is 95 minutes long. Smart People is distributed by Miramax Films (USA).

The cast includes: Thomas Haden Church as Chuck Wetherhold, Ellen Page as Vanessa Wetherhold, Dennis Quaid as Lawrence Wetherhold, Sarah Jessica Parker as Janet Hartigan, Camille Mana as Missy Chin, and Ashton Holmes as James Wetherhold.

Smart People Quotes

Sarah Jessica Parker as Janet Hartigan

  • (Sarah Jessica Parker) "Am I interrupting anything?"
  • (Thomas Haden Church) "No, welcome. We could use some anti-venom in the snake pit."
  • (Sarah Jessica Parker) "I like suburban Pittsburgh for Christmas."
  • (Dennis Quaid) "Yes. Really gliferous. Euro. Paris of uh, western Pennsylvania."
  • (Sarah Jessica Parker) "I'm sorry I called you an arrogant windbag the other night."
  • (Dennis Quaid) "You called me a pompous windbag the other night."

Dennis Quaid as Lawrence Wetherhold

  • (Dennis Quaid) "You're a giant toddler."
  • (Dennis Quaid) "I don't think you're very happy Vanessa."
  • (Ellen Page) "Well, you're not happy. And you're my role model."
  • (Dennis Quaid) "Why would you have a baby with me?"
  • (Sarah Jessica Parker) "Because you don't know how to properly use a condom."
  • (Dennis Quaid) "Message received."
  • (Dennis Quaid) "We respond to literary texts using precisely the same fundamental interpretive categories that authors and poets use to create them. So there's no need to posit any kind of unstable ontology, or ruptured consciousness. You following me?"

Thomas Haden Church as Chuck Wetherhold

  • (Thomas Haden Church) "You spend $50 on dinner, that's grounds for intercourse."
  • (Thomas Haden Church) "It's kind of a win-win situation."
  • (Thomas Haden Church) "These children haven't been properly parented in many years. They're practically feral. That's why I was brought in."
  • (Thomas Haden Church) "You're a monster."

Ellen Page as Vanessa Wetherhold

  • (Ellen Page) "I'm in an after-school special."
  • (Ellen Page) "So, what happened to your head?"
  • (Dennis Quaid) "It's all a blur."
  • (Ellen Page) "What's it like -- to be stupid?"
  • (Unnamed) "What's it like sitting by yourself at lunch every day?"
  • (Ellen Page) "It sucks."
  • (Ellen Page) "Dad if there are any romantic inklings, you're simply not ready. I mean the socio-sexual mores"
  • (Ellen Page) "Ah and look, let's not forget the stigma attached to widowers."
  • (Ellen Page) "Theresa Sternbridge practically runs a soup kitchen and she's always seen posing in photos with crack babies and dying, old, crusty ladies. And do you know why? She scored in the 45th percentile on her SAT. People like you and me don't need to compensate."
  • (Ellen Page) "Everybody hates me."
  • (Thomas Haden Church) "If you tell people they're stupid, they'll usually hate you."
  • (Ellen Page) "You should really make your bed. It sets the tone for the day."
  • (Thomas Haden Church) "But, how do you know what tone I was trying to set?"
  • (Ellen Page) "I don't want you to feel uncomfortable around me, okay? I completely respect your homosexuality, and I will refrain from any further untoward advances."
  • (Thomas Haden Church) "Truth be told, I started dating someone. Someone my own age."
  • (Ellen Page) "What's his name?"
  • (Thomas Haden Church) "Her name -- is none of your business. I will be staying at her apartment a couple of nights a week."
  • (Ellen Page) "So does she know you're gay?"

Ashton Holmes as James Wetherhold

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