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Working Girl Quotes

Working Girl is a television show that debuted in 1970 . Working Girl completed its run in 1970.

It features Douglas Wick as producer, Carly Simon; Rob Mounsey in charge of musical score, and Michael Ballhaus as head of cinematography.

Working Girl is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Working Girl is 113 minutes long. Working Girl is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: Joan Cusack as Cyn, Melanie Griffith as Tess McGill, Sigourney Weaver as Katherine Parker, Harrison Ford as Jack Trainer, Joan Cusack as Cynthia, Alec Baldwin as Mick, Philip Bosco as Oren Trask, Amy Aquino as Alice Baxter, and Kevin Spacey as Bob Speck.

Working Girl Quotes

Amy Aquino as Alice Baxter

  • (Amy Aquino) "Maybe now would be a good time to go over what you expect of me."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "I expect you to call me Tess. I don't expect you to fetch me coffee unless you're getting some for yourself. And the rest we'll just make up as we go along."

Melanie Griffith as Tess McGill

  • (Melanie Griffith) "Shoot me, shoot me."
  • (Joan Cusack) "Will you cut that out, they didn't throw you out did they?"
  • (Melanie Griffith) "They don't exactly have bouncers at these things, they're a little more subtle than that."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "You know, maybe I just don't like you."
  • (Harrison Ford) "Me? Naaah."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "I am not steak. You can't just order me."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "I know what I'm doing."
  • (Joan Cusack) "Yeah, screwing up your life."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "No, I'm trying to make it better. I'm not gonna spend the rest of my life working my ass off and getting nowhere just because I followed rules that I had nothing to do with setting up, OK?"
  • (Personnel Director) "Tess, Tess, Tess, Tess. You don't get ahead in this world by calling your boss a pimp."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Well, he is."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Y'know, Mick, just once I could go for like a sweater or some earrings -- something that I could actually wear outside of this apartment?"
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Cyn. Guess where I am --"
  • (Joan Cusack) "She got out. Oh my god. I can't believe it, she's out; she made it out. She got out. She has her own office."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, oh boy -- mmm --"
  • (Harrison Ford) "You ok?"
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Mmm -- fine -- I took an "antihistamine" before and it makes for a nice little buzz."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Hey, Cyn. Guess where I am."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "What did happen, exactly?"
  • (Harrison Ford) "The earth moved. The angels wept. The Polaroids are, are, uh --"
  • (Harrison Ford) "are in my other coat."
  • (Harrison Ford) "Nothing happened. Nothing happened."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "What if he doesn't? -- pop the question?"
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "I really don't think that's a variable. We're in the same city now, I've indicated that I'm receptive to an offer, I've cleared the month of June -- and I am, after all, me."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "How did you get the scar?"
  • (Harrison Ford) "Some guy pulled a knife in Detroit."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Really?"
  • (Harrison Ford) "No. No. I was nineteen and I thought it'd be cool to have a pierced ear. My girlfriend stuck the needle through and I heard this pop and fainted and hit my chin on the toilet."
  • (Personnel Director) "Been lookin at your file here. This the third time in six months I had to place you."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Wasn't my fault."
  • (Personnel Director) "Where've I heard THAT before?"
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Ruth, lookit; I'm thirty years old. Took me five years of night school, but I got my degree and I got it with honors; I know I could do a job. I mean, you ask any of my bosses; even, even Lutz.; if Tess McGill hasn't called a few."
  • (Personnel Director) "YOU ask 'em. I don't think they're gonna sing your praises, Tess."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "I have a head for business and a bod for sin. Is there anything wrong with that?"
  • (Harrison Ford) "Uh, no. No."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Look, you, maybe you've got everyone around here fooled with this saint act you have going, but do not ever speak to me again like we don't know what really happened, you got me?"
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Tess, this is business. Let's just bury the hatchet, okay?"
  • (Melanie Griffith) "You know where you can bury your hatchet? Now get your bony ass outta my sight."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Bob, you're not seriously looking for a new assistant, are you?"
  • (Kevin Spacey) "Well, not exactly at this moment, but I'm always on the lookout for new blood."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "I'm hungry, Bob, but I am not that hungry."

Alec Baldwin as Mick

  • (Alec Baldwin) "Tess, will you marry me?"
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Maybe."
  • (Alec Baldwin) "Ya call that an answer?"
  • (Melanie Griffith) "You want another answer, ask another girl."

Sigourney Weaver as Katherine Parker

  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Dress shabbily, they notice the dress. Dress impeccably, they notice the woman; Coco Chanel."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Never burn bridges. Today's junior prick, tomorrow's senior partner."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Why that little -- slut. Bitch. Secretary."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Ugh. What a slob."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "You were so smooth with him."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Never burn bridges. Today's junior prick, tomorrow's senior partner."

Harrison Ford as Jack Trainer

  • (Harrison Ford) "You're the first woman I've seen at one of these things that dresses like a woman, not like a woman thinks a man would dress if he was a woman."
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Thank you I guess."
  • (Harrison Ford) "Oren Trask? The man who said, "What if we sliced the bread before we sold it?""

Joan Cusack as Cynthia

  • (Joan Cusack) "Why does it do that?"
  • (Melanie Griffith) "Cleaning --"
  • (Joan Cusack) "Are you kiddin' me?"
  • (Joan Cusack) "Sometimes I sing and dance around the house in my underwear. Doesn't make me Madonna. Never will."
  • (Joan Cusack) "How 'bout you?"
  • (Melanie Griffith) "I'm flat broke, I'm crazy about a man that I will probably never see again --"
  • (Joan Cusack) "Well, besides that."
  • (Joan Cusack) "Six thousand dollars? It's not even leather."
  • (Joan Cusack) "Can I get ya anything? Coffee? Tea? Me?"
  • (Joan Cusack) "Whaddya need speech class for, ya talk fine."

Philip Bosco as Oren Trask

  • (Philip Bosco) "Now get your; what was that you called it?"
  • (Harrison Ford) "Bony ass."
  • (Philip Bosco) "Yes; your bony ass out of my sight."

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