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Filmography by type for
Adele Burbridge (Character)
from Overboard (1987)

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Alternate Names:
Elk Cove: Adele Burbridge


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  1. Overboard (1987) Played by Doris Hess (as Elk Cove: Adele Burbridge)
    ... aka "Yli laidan" - USA (video box title)

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From Overboard (1987)
Dean Proffitt: [Arriving home from his disastrous experience working for the Staytons, he finds Burbridge running out of his house. She is covered with toilet paper and being chased by his dogs] ... You look the morning after Halloween. Probably had a day like I did, what happened to you?
Adele Burbridge: Monday is their first day of school and I came here to WELCOME your family! And WHAT do I get in return? I get TOILET-PAPERED by your children! They were about to douse the toilet paper in GASOLINE and strike - !
Dean Proffitt: Wait. Stop. Greg and Charlie are twins, right?...
[Adele nods]
Dean Proffitt: ... They're goin' through this arson period. They don't know this, but I'm way ahead of them. I got two fire extinguishers ready to go. I didn't catch your name?
Adele Burbridge: Adele Burbridge, principal of the Elk Cove School... Your children are MONSTERS!
Dean Proffitt: Oh, you won't think that when you get to know them.
Adele Burbridge: Where is Mrs. Proffitt while all of this is going on?
Dean Proffitt: She died three years ago
Adele Burbridge: Mr. Proffitt, your children are totally lacking in parental supervision!
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