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The Cross and the Switchblade (film) Quotes

The Cross and the Switchblade (film) is a television show that debuted in 1970 . The Cross and the Switchblade ended its run in 1970.

It features Ken Curtis as producer, Ralph Carmichael in charge of musical score, and Julian C. Townsend as head of cinematography.

Each episode of The Cross and the Switchblade (film) is 106 min. long. The Cross and the Switchblade (film) is distributed by Gateway Films (U.S.).

The Cross and the Switchblade (film) Quotes

  • (Unnamed) "My people want blood."
  • (Unnamed) "Well, then blood there'll be, baby."
  • (Unnamed) "What miracle brings such a fine young man to our troubled streets?"
  • (Unnamed) "Miracle? I was begining to think it was pure insanity. But you people -- you make me believe it was something good."
  • (Unnamed) "You come near me and I'll kill you."
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah, you could do that. You could cut me up into a thousand pieces and lay them in the street, and every piece will still love you."
  • (Unnamed) "You wanna meet the gang? I'll show you the gang. Let's get goin' and I'll take you to see some REAL boppers. But don't go laying none of that God stuff on 'em, though. 'Cause they'll cut you so full of holes that you can sprinkle the grass in Whatsamacallit, Pennsylvania, just by drinking a glass of water."
  • (Unnamed) "Hey. My name's in the Bible. Israel. Israel. Israel. Israel. I'm pratically on every page."
  • (Unnamed) "What's the matter with me? Why does he have to pick on me?"
  • (Unnamed) "Because you're the worst. Craziest bastard there is. If he can reach you, he can reach anybody."
  • (Unnamed) "You can take it from this skinny preacher from the hills of Pennsylvania; The cross is mightier than the switchblade."
  • (Unnamed) "He's just a nice guy with a lot of guts trying to help people."
  • (Unnamed) "He wants to break up the gang."
  • (Unnamed) "You've been working with a bad bunch of apples, and you've got them smiling."
  • (Unnamed) "I don't see Nicky smiling."
  • (Unnamed) "Hey, he wants to meet the gang. Why don't you take him inside?"
  • (Unnamed) "I can't. Mau-Maus are waiting for a war council with the Bishops. My brother's inside."
  • (Unnamed) "It's all right, Bo. We'll go in."
  • (Unnamed) "Now wait a minute, I don't know. Like I said, I'm a loner. I swing from one gang to another, they might not like it."
  • (Unnamed) "You're just afraid they might cut you."
  • (Unnamed) "Oh go on, take him in."
  • (Unnamed) "Anh-anh. I ain't gonna get bawled out -- unless you give me five dollars."
  • (Unnamed) "C'mon, you can turn him loose once he's inside the door."
  • (Unnamed) "Five dollars is my price."
  • (Unnamed) "Five dollars is this chick's top dollar. For that you get two joints of marijuana, her body AND two bits change."
  • (Unnamed) "Should I give her some money?"
  • (Unnamed) "Two bucks top."
  • (Unnamed) "You better make it three, you don't wanna insult her pride --"
  • (Unnamed) "Cat could only swing two."
  • (Unnamed) "I'm gonna give my life to God, David. It better work, because I damn near got killed for it."
  • (Unnamed) "Tell me, Preach. This God of yours, does he rumble?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah -- Yeah, he rumbles. He's fighting for you right now."
  • (Unnamed) "He's just a nice guy with a lot of guts trying to help people."
  • (Unnamed) "He wants to break up the gang. What the hell do you think he's in the neighborhood for?"
  • (Unnamed) "Rosa, if you really want Nicky, you're gonna have to get yourself clean."
  • (Unnamed) "I want ten bucks. And you're gonna give it to me or I'll cut you."
  • (Unnamed) "Let your head drift off -- drift off. Nothing to feel now but the cool, cool snow."
  • (Unnamed) "When all your worst plans are made, you'd best sign up for Medicaid."
  • (Unnamed) "You'd better forget about Medicaid and start saving for your tomb."
  • (Unnamed) "Hey Preach, this god of yours -- What's he gonna do for me? I'm a mainliner. You know, the hot stuff. Heroin. A whole mountain of snow white. That's heaven. What have you got? huh?"
  • (Unnamed) "I-I don't have any magic cure."
  • (Unnamed) "Then what did you come here for?"
  • (Unnamed) "Jesus Christ was perfect and they crucified him."
  • (Unnamed) "I need a fix."
  • (Unnamed) "You wouldn't be afraid to shake hands with a skinny preacher, would you?"
  • (Unnamed) "Bo, do you believe in God?"
  • (Unnamed) "I don't worry about him. I just worry about the pigs and hustlin' for bread."
  • (Unnamed) "What makes you think they will let these kids go?"
  • (Unnamed) "I've got a whole church back in Phillipsburg praying for them."
  • (Unnamed) "Well, they'd better be praying, because the D.A. will burn those creeps."
  • (Unnamed) "This turf belongs to the AAAGP. They don't rumble anyhow, they just freak out."
  • (Unnamed) "What's the AAAGP?"
  • (Unnamed) "That's the 'American Association for the Advancement of Gangs and Pot'."
  • (Unnamed) "And serve it with a smile."

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