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The Wheeler Dealers Quotes

The Wheeler Dealers is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . The Wheeler Dealers ended in 1970.

It features Martin Ransohoff as producer, Frank De Vol in charge of musical score, and Charles Lang as head of cinematography.

The Wheeler Dealers is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Wheeler Dealers is 107 minutes long. The Wheeler Dealers is distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

The cast includes: James Garner as Henry Tyroon, Lee Remick as Molly Thatcher, Phil Harris as Ray Jay, Chill Wills as Jay Ray, John Astin as Hector Vanson, Jim Backus as Bullard Bear, and Patricia Crowley as Eloise Cott.

The Wheeler Dealers Quotes

James Garner as Henry Tyroon

  • (James Garner) "You don't go wheelin' 'n' dealin' for money. You do it for fun. Money's just the way you keep score."
  • (Unnamed) "You're just like my wife, mister. You don't understand the economics of the situation."
  • (James Garner) "Then teach me. I'm interested in the economics of about every situation."
  • (Unnamed) "Well, there are 11,000 cabs in the city; and no new permits for the next twenty-five years. Now suppose you wanna buy a cab and start hackin' -- you gotta get a new permit, too. Now the tab on a new permit is eighteen thousand five hundred on the open market."
  • (James Garner) "And how much did your cab cost, Mister"
  • (James Garner) "Feinberg?"
  • (Unnamed) "Thirty-three hundred -- new."
  • (James Garner) "Mm-hmm. Then that makes your investment, uh, with the permit, come to about $22,000."
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah. But don't tell my wife -- she'll think I'm rich."
  • (James Garner) "Mm-hmm. Mr. Feinberg, I'll give you $24,000 for your cab and permit."
  • (Unnamed) "You wanna buy the cab?"
  • (James Garner) "Right. But you come along with it. I'll need your services for a week, maybe two."
  • (Unnamed) "No, look, mister, I can't sell the cab. I need it."
  • (James Garner) "Well, I figured that. So, when I leave I'll sell it back to you for -- $22,000."
  • (Unnamed) "You wanna lose two grand just to keep your feet dry when it starts to rain?"
  • (James Garner) "I don't lose, Mr. Feinberg. See, I borrow the money and then I get a deduction on the loan interest and another on the depreciation and another on the loss when I sell it back to you. And you make a nice profit."
  • (Unnamed) "You win and I win. Uh-uh, there's gotta be a loser somewhere."
  • (James Garner) "Taxman loses. He usually does on a Henry Tyroon deal."
  • (Unnamed) "Mister, you've just got yourself a taxi."

John Astin as Hector Vanson

  • (Unnamed) "Mr. Vanson, this indictment seems to be a little enthusiastic."
  • (John Astin) "Well, they're a pretty slippery bunch, your honor. I had to throw the book at 'em."

Jim Backus as Bullard Bear

  • (Jim Backus) "Where is she going?"
  • (Unnamed) "Her lunch club, I think."
  • (Jim Backus) "Women shouldn't be allowed to have lunch clubs. We gotta keep 'em off-balance, disorganized, clawing and scratching at each other. Otherwise they might turn on us like mad dogs."

Lee Remick as Molly Thatcher

  • (Lee Remick) "I don't understand. How can you buy something when you don't even know what it is?"
  • (Phil Harris) "Well, you see, ma'am, Henry here is a real wheeler dealer. And a wheeler dealer is somebody that loves to find places for money to go. It's like hitchin' on to a star. You may zoom up to the sky on a mighty pretty ride."
  • (Lee Remick) "And if the star falls?"
  • (James Garner) "Well, then I find some way for the, uh, government to take three-quarters of the loss."
  • (Chill Wills) "You see, Miss Thatcher, that's the mark of a REAL wheeler dealer."
  • (Lee Remick) "Henry, you're an operator; but do you know anything about the stock market?"
  • (James Garner) "Well, I know the stock market is money and emotion. There's hope when you start out, greed on the way up, fear on the way down. I know that, uh, the stock market is people -- and if there's anything you can't sell people, I've yet to find out what it is. These people need a reason to buy. The beauty of it is: the reason doesn't have to make sense."
  • (Lee Remick) "You're not thinking of anything illegal are you?"
  • (James Garner) "I'm never illegal. I'm just close to it."

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