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Ben Stone (Character)
from The Family Stone (2005)

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The Family Stone (2005)
Ben Stone: [to Meredith] Are you comfortable?

Sybil Stone: Are those mushrooms?
Meredith Morton: Yes, those are mushrooms.
Patrick Thomas: Isn't Everett allergic to mushrooms?
Meredith Morton: He is?
Ben Stone: OK, what we got going on over here? Santa's workshop. Er... OK, wha-what can I do to be of service Meredith, wha-what can I do?
Meredith Morton: Oh, well... I think I'm all set. Everett had to run some errands in town, then he and Thad are going to meet Julie's bus...
Ben Stone: Are those mushrooms?
Meredith Morton: I DIDN'T KNOW!

Ben Stone: [to Meredith] Don't dilly-dally there, pretty lady. We're all gonna be down here talking about you.

Ben Stone: [to Meredith] You have a freak flag. You just don't fly it.

Patrick Thomas: [the family is playing Charades and Thad is up. No one is guessing right, but Patrick finally gets it] Ooh! "Billy Don't Be a Hero"!
Thad Stone: Yes! THANK you!
Amy Stone: That's a song?
Susannah Stone: Yes, it's a song. You've heard it.
Ben Stone: Whose clue was that? It's not very... it's not good.
Meredith Morton: Ahem.

Ben Stone: Hey! I'm here, I'm queer, get used to it!

Ben Stone: [after opening Susannah's Christmas gift] Hey! Is this houndstooth?
Susannah Stone: Yep! Filene's Bargain Basement.

Ben Stone: Calm down. You've been drinking Cokes all day.

Ben Stone: I'd want a little black baby.
Everett Stone: You already have a little black baby.
Ben Stone: Can ya dig it!

Ben Stone: You were shovelling snow.
Meredith Morton: I... What?
Ben Stone: You were just a little girl in a flannel night gown. And you were shovelling snow from the walk in front of our house. And I was the snow, I was the snow. And everywhere it landed and everywhere it covered. You scoop me up with a big red shovel. You scoop me up.

Ben Stone: [quoting 'Where the Wild Things Are' before he lights the tree] "And now," cried Max, "Let the wild rumpus start."

Ben Stone: So, uh, where's dad?
Sybil Stone: He ran away. Joined the circus
Everett Stone: Better circus.
Patrick Thomas: Yeah. Less clowns.

Kelly Stone: [Kelly and Ben are seated in an empty football field with a plate of suspected pot-laced brownies Kelly's eating] You want a brownie?
Ben Stone: No thanks.
Kelly Stone: They're good.
Ben Stone: [after a long pause] So... it's worse this time... isn't it?
Kelly Stone: [lightly] What do you mean?
Ben Stone: [scoffs] Mom... Dad. I mean Mom.
Kelly Stone: [sighs] It's not good. We only found out a couple of weeks ago.
Ben Stone: But she'd known longer than that.
Kelly Stone: Well, we weren't sure. And she wanted to wait, you know... until after Christmas to tell you kids.
Kelly Stone: [Ben nods and begins to weep... Kelly puts his arm around him] I know man, I know.