George Sr. Quotes

Quote from the episode One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

George Sr.: And then Missy starts tearing everybody a new one, 'cause her little boyfriend broke up with her.
Brenda Sparks: Poor thing. But good training for when her husband dumps her one day.
George Sr.: [chuckles] I'm sorry about that.
Brenda Sparks: No, you know what, the truth is, it was over a while ago.
George Sr.: It happens.
Brenda Sparks: But, hey, he's got the kids tonight and ladies drink half price, so let's pretend I'm a lady.
George Sr.: [laughs] Yes, ma'am.
Brenda Sparks: Mm. You look like you could use a shot with that beer.
George Sr.: Shots? I got school in the morning.
Brenda Sparks: Oh. I didn't realize we were both here for ladies' night.
George Sr.: Can we get some shots over here?

Quote from the episode One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

George Sr.: [laughs] You were a cheerleader?
Brenda Sparks: Yeah. I mean, you wouldn't know it to look at me now.
George Sr.: Don't say that. I can totally see you on top of that pyramid.
Brenda Sparks: Oh, I was on the bottom, and you know it. But at least I could fill out a sweater.
George Sr.: You and me both, sister.

Quote from the episode One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

George Sr.: Oh! I love Skynyrd!
Brenda Sparks: You know what? I saw them play Dallas.
George Sr.: You're kidding. Wh-What year?
Brenda Sparks: I'd just got kicked out of beauty school, so I guess... [sighs] '76?
George Sr.: I was at that show!
Brenda Sparks: Stop it.
George Sr.: Nah. Nazareth opened.
Brenda Sparks: Oh, my God. They did. They did. [chuckles]
George Sr.: Small world.
Brenda Sparks: Yeah.

Quote from the episode One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

Brenda Sparks: You want to dance?
George Sr.: [chuckles] Me? No.
Brenda Sparks: Oh, come on.
George Sr.: No. There's people here.
Brenda Sparks: Well... then what if we go someplace else?
George Sr.: What do you have in mind?
Brenda Sparks: Herschel does have the kids. [off George's look] Oh, God, I'm sorry. [laughs] That was... That was over the line. [George groans] [George pants] You okay? George?

Quote from the episode One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

[George's monitor is beeping steadily]
Mary: Hi.
George Sr.: Hey.
Mary: Look who I have with me.
Brenda Sparks: Hey, George.
George Sr.: Brenda. [monitor beeps rapidly]
Mary: Are you okay? Do you need a doctor?
George Sr.: Oh, no. Nah, I was just... excited to see you, hmm? [monitor beeping faster] [rapid beeping] [George pulls of his monitor clip] [alarm beeping] [nervous chuckle]

Quote from the episode One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

George Sr.: Bad enough they rolled me out in a wheelchair I didn't need. You could've let me drive.
Mary: You got winded getting in the car.
George Sr.: You heard that, huh?

Quote from the episode One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

Mary: Should we talk about what happened the other night?
George Sr.: What happened the other night?
Mary: Us having that huge fight.
George Sr.: Oh, that, that. Forget it.
Mary: [scoffs] How can I?
George Sr.: It was a bad night. I say best thing is to put it in the rearview mirror.
Mary: [sighs] Oh, I would love that.
George Sr.: Done. The other night never happened.
Mary: Thank you.
George Sr.: [sighs]
Disc Jockey: And up next, we've got a twofer of Lynyrd Skynyrd coming at you.
[As "What's Your Name" starts to play, George turns off the radio]
George Sr.: [chuckles] Could use a little peace and quiet.

Quote from the episode One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

Brenda Sparks: Psst. George.
George Sr.: What's up?
Brenda Sparks: How you doing?
George Sr.: Hanging in.
Brenda Sparks: So... is it weird, me coming over for dinner?
George Sr.: What do you mean?
Brenda Sparks: You know exactly what I mean.
George Sr.: Brenda, I had a lot to drink that night. You know, I don't remember much.
Brenda Sparks: You don't?
George Sr.: No, I do not. [nods]
Brenda Sparks: Oh. Okay. I guess I don't either.
George Sr.: Great. See you at dinner.
Brenda Sparks: Yeah, mm-hmm.

Quote from the episode One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

George Sr.: Look, I'm-I'm sorry about earlier.
Brenda Sparks: It's okay. I understand.
George Sr.: I just don't want this to be weird. We're neighbors. You and my wife are friends. Your kids aren't here, right?
Brenda Sparks: No.
George Sr.: S-So, we're-we're neighbors. You and my wife are friends.
Brenda Sparks: That's why it's weird, George.
George Sr.: But nothing actually happened. There's no reason to feel guilty.
Brenda Sparks: Okay.
George Sr.: I mean, did we have too much to drink? Sure. Did-did we talk about going home from the bar together?
Brenda Sparks: Okay, I'm sorry about that.
George Sr.: No need to apologize, 'cause we didn't go. All we did was have a nice time in a public place. Mm? Is there anything wrong with that?
Brenda Sparks: Kind of feels like it.
George Sr.: It does feel like it. Why does it feel like it?
Brenda Sparks: [sighs] Maybe... ...'cause it was nice to talk to someone and feel special.
George Sr.: It was.
Brenda Sparks: Mm, maybe you should go.
George Sr.: I should go.
Brenda Sparks: Thanks for stopping by.
George Sr.: Yeah.

Quote from the episode Snoopin' Around and the Wonder Twins of Atheism

Brenda Sparks: It ain't pretty, but it's private. So, what's up?
George Sr.: Now, don't freak out, but Connie was at the bar asking questions.
Brenda Sparks: What the hell?
George Sr.: It's fine. I handled it. [Brenda sighs] We're all good.
Brenda Sparks: Well, I hope so.
George Sr.: We are. But I think we probably shouldn't go to the bar at the same time for a while.
Brenda Sparks: Okay. You stay home. I'll go.
George Sr.: Why me? That's where I hang out.
Brenda Sparks: I'm single. Who am I gonna meet sitting at home?
George Sr.: I don't know. Mailman? Plumber? I've seen a movie where the pizza delivery boy does pretty well for himself. [both chuckle]

Quote from the episode Snoopin' Around and the Wonder Twins of Atheism

George Sr.: When you were married, would you have said that Herschel was your best friend?
Brenda Sparks: [scoffs] What married person would say that?
George Sr.: My buddy Wayne.
Brenda Sparks: Does this buddy of yours have kids?
George Sr.: No.
Brenda Sparks: Then what the hell does he know?
George Sr.: He's a very happy guy. It's exhausting. Ooh, I should get going.
Brenda Sparks: Okay. You want to take a chicken for the smoker?
George Sr.: Do I look like a vegetarian?

Quote from the episode Potential Energy and Hooch on a Park Bench

Mary: You are finishing high school, end of discussion.
George Jr.: It's my life.
George Sr.: It's my house. If you're don't go to school, you can't live here.
Mary: Hold on, we are not kicking him out.
George Sr.: The hell we're not!
George Jr.: I'll pack right now.
Mary: Stop, you don't have to go.
George Sr.: Yes, he does. My house, my rules.
Mary: It is my house, too.
George Sr.: Oh, really?
Mary: Yes, really.

Quote from the episode Pish Posh and a Secret Back Room

George Sr.: Hey. You might want to check in on Sheldon.
Mary: Is he okay?
George Sr.: Well, he was smiling.
Mary: Smiling how? [George mimics Sheldon's strained grin] Oh, boy.

Quote from the episode Pish Posh and a Secret Back Room

George Sr.: Let's just put this down for a few days.
Missy: Why? 'Cause you don't want to hear him complain?
George Sr.: Bingo.

Quote from the episode Stuffed Animals and a Sweet Southern Syzygy

George Sr.: So, how'd it go?
Sheldon: I had Dr. Sturgis present his ideas to Dr. Linkletter like you said.
George Sr.: And?
[flashback:]
Dr. Linkletter: John, I must say, that might be the stupidest idea I've ever heard.
Dr. John Sturgis: [chuckles] Big talk coming from the man who thought the whole thing could be explained with classical field theory.
[present:]
George Sr.: Oh, no. Then what happened?
Sheldon: Well...
[flashback:]
Dr. Linkletter: Why on earth would you bring this crackpot into my lab?
[present:]
George Sr.: You didn't mention me, did you?
[flashback:]
Sheldon: Because we're all on Team Science, and don't we want Team Science to win?
[present:]
George Sr.: Okay, good.
Sheldon: But then...
[flashback:]
Dr. John Sturgis: "Team Science"?
Dr. Linkletter: And where did you get that bit of clichéd nonsense?
Sheldon: My dad.
[present:]
George Sr.: [exhales]

Quote from the episode An Introduction to Engineering and a Glob of Hair Gel

George Sr.: What's going on?
Sheldon: I can't figure out this engineering project. And every time I turn it in, my professor just rips it up.
George Sr.: Well, ain't this the fella you liked?
Sheldon: I did, when I thought he was pushing me to be all I could be, but it turns out all he can be is mean.

Quote from the episode An Introduction to Engineering and a Glob of Hair Gel

Sheldon: Could you talk to him?
George Sr.: You're in college now. Don't you think you should fight your own battles?
Sheldon: Does telling on him to the president of the university count?
George Sr.: Did it work?
Sheldon: No.
George Sr.: Then no.

Quote from the episode An Introduction to Engineering and a Glob of Hair Gel

Sheldon: Will you please talk to him?
George Sr.: [sighs] Ooh, what if your mom does it?
Sheldon: But you were both in the Army. And you're both crabby and impatient. There's a lot of common ground.
George Sr.: You really got under this guy's skin, huh?
Sheldon: It would seem so.
George Sr.: Lot of common ground.

Quote from the episode The Yips and an Oddly Hypnotic Bohemian

Brenda Sparks: Who knew you were so handy?
George Sr.: Yeah. There's just things guys need to be good at.
Brenda Sparks: What else you good at? [water sputters]
George Sr.: I should go.

Quote from the episode The Yips and an Oddly Hypnotic Bohemian

George Sr.: Hey, pretty lady.
Mary: Are you drinking already?
George Sr.: [laughs] No! Can't a guy give his wife a compliment?
Mary: Do I have to smell your breath?
George Sr.: How about a kiss instead?
Mary: What is with you?
George Sr.: Well, I don't know. Kids aren't home.
Mary: Now? I'm doing laundry.
George Sr.: Laundry can wait.
Mary: So can your thing.
George Sr.: I like to think of it as ourthing, but if you only have time for my thing, that's fine, too.
Mary: You're being weird.
George Sr.: Weird sexy?
Mary: No.
George Sr.: Headed to the bedroom?
Mary: No!
George Sr.: Just checking. [sighs]