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Quotes for
Short Round (Character)
from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Indiana Jones: Willie, Willie, Willie. What kind of a name is that? Is it short for something?
Willie: Willie is my professional name, Indiana.
Short Round: Hey, lady! You call him Dr. Jones!
Indiana Jones: *My* professional name.

Indiana Jones: [trapped on a rope bridge] Shorty!
[Indy shouts to Shorty in Chinese. Short Round, wide-eyed, nods and wraps a rope around his arm]
Short Round: Hang on lady, we going for a ride!
[Indy raises his sword, and Willie realizes]
Willie: Oh... my... God! Oh my God... Oh my God...
[wraps a rope around her arm]
Willie: Is he nuts?
Short Round: He no nuts, he's crazy!

Short Round: I keep telling you, you listen to me more, you live longer!

Short Round: What is Sankara?
Indiana Jones: Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.

[Indy signals his intention to cut the rope bridge]
Willie: Oh my God. Oh my God, is he nuts?
Short Round: He no nuts, he's crazy!

Indiana Jones: [groping desperately down Willie's dress] Where's the antidote?
Willie: Oh, listen, I just met you! Oh, I'm not that kind of girl...
Short Round: Hey, Dr. Jones, no time for love. We've got company.

Short Round: I'm very little! You cheat very big!

Willie: THAT'S the maharaja? A *kid*?
Short Round: Maybe he likes *older* women.

[Indy and Short Round are exploring a cavern]
Short Round: Feels like I step on fortune cookie!
Indiana Jones: It's not fortune cookies. Let me take a look.
[Indy lights a lighter to find bugs crawling all over the place]
Short Round: That no cookie!

Short Round: Indy! Cover your heart! Cover your heart!

[Indy and Short Round are trapped in a room]
Indiana Jones: Stop! Look, just - stand against the wall, will ya?
[Short Round stands against the wall, springing a trap]
Short Round: You say to stand against the wall! I listen to what you say! Not my fault! Not my fault!

[Willie accidentally sets off the same trap she just sprang]
Short Round: It wasn't me! It's her!

Willie: Give me your hat.
Short Round: [takes his cap off] Why?
Willie: [taking the cap] Because I'm gonna puke in it!
[Short Round quickly tugs the cap off her]

Short Round: Wow! Holy Smoke! Crash landing!
Indiana Jones: Short Round, step on it.
Short Round: Okey dokey, Dr. Jones.
[turns his cap around]
Short Round: Hold on to your potatoes!
Willie: For crying out loud, there's a *kid* driving the car!
Indiana Jones: Relax, I've been giving him lessons.

Short Round: Indy, I love you.
[burns Indy with a torch]
Short Round: Wake up, Indy! You're my best friend! Wake up, Indy!

Indiana Jones: Stay behind me, Short Round. Step where I step, and don't touch anything.
[curious, Short Round touches a lamp. A door falls open, with two dessicated mummies falling out. Short Round yells and backpedals]
Short Round: I step where you step! I touch nothing!

[last lines]
Indiana Jones: Anything can happen. It's a long way to Delhi.
Willie: No, thanks. No more adventures with you, Dr. Jones.
Indiana Jones: Sweetheart, after all the fun we've had together?
Willie: If you think I'm going to Delhi with you, or anyplace else after all the trouble you've gotten me into, think again, buster! I'm going home to Missouri where they never feed you snakes before ripping your heart out and lowering you into hot pits! This is NOT my idea of a swell time!
[to native]
Willie: Excuse me, sir. I need a guide to Delhi. If you could...
[Indy snaps his whip around Willie's waist and pulls her back]
Willie: Oh...
Short Round: Very funny. Very funny.
[Indy and Willie start to kiss]
Short Round: Uh-oh!

[Willie goes to the front of the plane, and sees the cockpit is empty]
Willie: Oh, no... oh, no...
[Runs back and starts shaking Indy awake]
Willie: Mister! Mister! Oh, Mister, wake up!
Short Round: [waking up] You call him Dr. Jones, doll!
Willie: Okay, Dr. Jones! Dr. Jones, wake up!

Short Round: [after almost falling into the gorge] Not very funny.

Short Round: [in Cantonese] AA! GAU NGO AA! YAO YAN OI SAT NGO AA!
[AH! SAVE ME! SOMEONE WANTS TO KILL ME!]