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Peg Boggs (Character)
from Edward Scissorhands (1990)

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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Bill: So Edward, did you have a productive day?
Edward: Mrs Monroe showed me where the salon's going to be.
[turns to Peg]
Edward: You could have a cosmetics counter.
Peg Boggs: Oh, wouldn't that be great!
Bill: Great.
Edward: And then she showed me the back room where she took all of her clothes off.
[everyone stares, Kevin snickers]

Peg Boggs: The light concealing cream goes on first. Then you blend, and blend, and blend. Blending is the secret.

Jim: [after seeing Edward accidentally cut Kim] Hey! Now you've done it!
Kim: It was just a scratch Jim, really!
Peg Boggs: What's going on?
Jim: Call a doctor, he skewered Kim!
Kim: He didn't skewer me!
Jim: [now bullying and shoving Edward] You can't touch anything without destroying it! Who the hell do you think you are hanging around here, huh? Get the hell outta here! Go you freak!
Jim: [to Kim] He tried to hurt you.
Kim: No he did not and you know it!
Jim: Are you nuts? I just saw him!
Kim: Jim, I don't love you anymore I just want you to go, ok? Just go!
Jim: Are you serious? Losing me to a loser like that? He isn't even human!
Kim: Just get out of here ok, just go!
Kim: [after Jim has left] Dad, did you see where Edward went?
Bill: No, he just waltzed down the street.

Peg Boggs: Why are you hiding back there? You don't have to hide from me - I'm Peg Boggs, your local Avon representative and I'm as harmless as cherry pie...
[sees Edward come toward her]
Peg Boggs: Oh - I can see that I've disturbed you. I'll just be going now...
Edward: Don't go.
Peg Boggs: [sees his scissor hands] Oh, my. What happened to you?
Edward: I'm not finished.

Peg Boggs: Darn this stuff!

Host-TV: Quite a story, yes? Any questions for Edward? Yeah, get way over. Stand right up.
Audience Member #1: What's been the best part of your new life here in town?
Edward: The friends I made.
Host-TV: Any other questions?
Audience Member #2: Have you ever thought of having corrective surgery or prosthetics? I know a doctor that might be able to help you.
Edward: I'd like to meet him.
Host-TV: We'll give that name after the show. Thank you very much. That's very nice. Anyone else? Yes, stand right up.
Audience Member #3: But if you had regular hands you'd be like everyone else.
Edward: Yes, I know.
Host-TV: I think he'd like that.
Audience Member #4: Then no one would think you're special. You wouldn't be on TV or anything.
Peg Boggs: No matter what, Edward will always be special.

Peg Boggs: Avon calling.
Helen: Weren't you just here?
Peg Boggs: No, not since last season. Today I've come to show you our exquisite new line in softer colours in shadows, blushes and lipstick. Everything you need to accent and highlight your changing look.

Peg Boggs: Good morning Joyce. Avon calling.
Joyce: Well Peg, have you gone blind? Can't you see there's a vehicle in my driveway?

Peg Boggs: Hello? Hello? Hello? Avon calling. Oh, my. Hello? Hello? I'm Peg Boggs. I'm your local Avon representative. Hello? I... I'm sorry to barge in like this, but you don't have any reason to be afraid. Ooh! This is some huge house, isn't it? Thank goodness for those aerobics... classes. Hello? Hello?

Peg Boggs: My, those are your hands? Those are your hands! What happened to you? Where are your parents? Um... Your mother? Your father?
Edward: He didn't wake up.
Peg Boggs: Are you alone? Do you live up here all by yourself? What happened to your face? No, I won't hurt you. But at the very least, let me give you a good astringent. And this will help to prevent infection. What's your name?
Edward: Edward.
Peg Boggs: Edward... I think you should just come home with me.

Peg Boggs: [to Edward] You want to see the pictures? All right. Well, this is my husband Bill. He's a bowling champion. Do you know what bowling is? Bowling? No. Well... here they are down at the lake, fishing. I think Kevin looks a little glum because they didn't catch anything that day. And, um... here's my daughter Kim. All dressed for the junior prom. She's a senior now, if you can believe it! She's camping in the mountains with some friends... but she'll be back in a few days. And you can meet her then. Isn't she beautiful. That's my family. Now, come along dear. I'll show you the rest of the house. Then you can just freshen up and make yourself at home. That's the kitchen over there. You help yourself to anything you want to eat or drink. Those are grapes. And, um... back here are the bedrooms. Let me get you some towels and I'll see what we can find for you to wear. You know what? I think I have some of Bill's old clothes in here. This is perfect! Here.These should just fit you.
[phone rings]
Peg Boggs: Oh! Oh no, don't be alarmed. That's just the phone. Now you can go in Kim's room and put these on, and I'll be right with you.

Bill: Well, this must be quite a change for you, right, Ed?
Peg Boggs: Edward, dear. I think he prefers Edward.
Bill: Oh, sure.

Kevin: Man, those things are cool! You know, I bet they're razor-sharp. One karate chop to a guy's neck...
Peg Boggs: Kevin...! Edward... would you like some butter for your bread? Great!
Edward: Thank you.
Kevin: Hey, can I bring him to show and tell on Monday?
Peg Boggs: Kevin, I've had enough

Peg Boggs: Edward, this is our daughter Kim. Kim, this is Edward, who's gonna live with us.
Kim: Hi.

Peg Boggs: [talking on phone] Well, of course, we'll still have our Christmas party. Why wouldn't we?
[talking on other end]
Peg Boggs: Well, you may think that, but you're wrong.