Principal Petersen Quotes

Quote from the episode Albert Einstein and the Story of Another Mary

George Sr.: Hey, Tom, you got a minute?
Principal Petersen: Pretty busy. Make it quick.
George Sr.: It turns out I don't need that raise.
Principal Petersen: What happened, you win the lottery?
George Sr.: No, no.
Principal Petersen: Aw, George, I am so sorry.
George Sr.: Well, what can you do?
Principal Petersen: Listen, I cleared your raise already, why don't you just keep the money.
George Sr.: Oh, no, I couldn't do that.
Principal Petersen: No. No, I mean it. It's yours.

Quote from the episode The Sin of Greed and a Chimichanga from Chi-Chi's

Sheldon: You wanted to see me?
Principal Petersen: When don't I want to see you, Sheldon? Come in. I have something I'd like to give you. This is a key to the faculty restroom. No students allowed. One person at a time. And unlike the other restrooms, this one gets cleaned every night.
Sheldon: Thank you.
Principal Petersen: No, Sheldon. Thank you.
Sheldon: You're welcome.

Quote from the episode A Secret Letter and a Lowly Disc of Processed Meat

[on the "Why Sheldon Cooper Should Go to College" tape:]
Principal Petersen: A student like Sheldon comes along... once in a lifetime. This school is not gonna be the same without him. But I know he's gonna do great things. And I'm honored to have been a small part of it.

Quote from the episode The Sin of Greed and a Chimichanga from Chi-Chi's

George Sr.: So, that's why I wanted to give you a heads-up.
Principal Petersen: I got to tell you, George, this is a real blow.
George Sr.: Appreciate it. But, uh, yeah, you'll find someone. There's a lot of good coaches out there.
Principal Petersen: Not you. Sheldon.
George Sr.: Sheldon? I thought everyone would be thrilled for him to leave.
Principal Petersen: Don't get me wrong, your kid is a royal pain in the ass. However, his state test scores are so extraordinary, the school actually gets more funding because of it.
George Sr.: You serious?
Principal Petersen: Serious as the fire alarms, which are now functional. And always were, if anyone asks.

Quote from the episode A House for Sale and Serious Woman Stuff

Principal Petersen: I would love to, Sheldon, but there's a district rule that says a principal can't live next door to a student.
Sheldon: That makes sense.
Principal Petersen: Does it? Good.

Quote from the episode An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo

Mary: So you're saying he's being rude to his teachers?
George Sr.: That's unacceptable. I'll-I'll give him a talkin' to.
Principal Petersen: I don't know if I'd call him rude.
Mary: Well, put a word on it.
Principal Petersen: Rude, let's go with rude. Rude is good.

Quote from the episode Killer Asteroids, Oklahoma, and a Frizzy Hair Machine

Diane: Sheldon Cooper's outside.
Principal Petersen: Who sent him now?
Diane: Givens.
Principal Petersen: Well, you know what? Givens needs to man up. Cooper's a little boy. It's not hard to handle him.
Diane: I'll send him in.
Principal Petersen: H-Hold on a minute, just Does he know I'm in here?

Quote from the episode Killer Asteroids, Oklahoma, and a Frizzy Hair Machine

Principal Petersen: You better run, you little punk!