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Quotes for
Eulalie Mackechnie Shinn (Character)
from The Music Man (1962)

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The Music Man (1962)
Mrs. Shinn: Now, George!
Mayor Shinn: Not one poop out of you, Madame!
Mrs. Shinn: [turning to Zaneeta] I think he means "peep"!
Mayor Shinn: [looks back] *Yes!*

Mrs. Shinn: [answering doorbell the Prof Hill rang] Oh, George, it's you.
Mayor Shinn: [to Prof Hill] I never had a son!
Mrs. Shinn: [not seeing Prof Hill] I never said you did.
Mayor Shinn: What would you know?
Mrs. Shinn: Well, I'd certainly know if I gave you a son!
Mayor Shinn: I wasn't talking to you.
Mrs. Shinn: Well who were you talking to?
Mayor Shinn: I was talking to-
[realizes that Prof Hill is no longer there]
Mayor Shinn: Never mind!
[Mayor Shinn storms away]
Mrs. Shinn: Zaneta, call the doctor for your father.

Mrs. Shinn: [leading the other 'hens' in song] Pick a little, talk a little, pick a little, talk a little, cheep cheep cheep, talk a lot, pick a little more...


The Music Man (2003) (TV)
[last lines]
Mayor Shinn: Eulalie, sit down!
Mrs. Eulalie Mackechnie Shinn: [Sits, then rises again]
Mayor Shinn: And the rest of you. Standing there like a cote of Shropshire sheep. Have you people forgotten how you bought expensive uniforms, technical instruction books, and high priced band instruments? Have you forgotten the clear understanding and warranty that your children would be taught to play in a band? Well, where's the band? WHERE'S THE BAND?
[band marches in with much commotion. Marion hands Harold a baton]
Professor Harold Hill: Think, men. Think. One, two...
[the band plays - if you can call that playing. Excitement and approval grow]
Mrs. Squires: That's my Barney. That tuba's my Barney!
Mrs. Paroo: Just look at him! He sounds wonderful!
Mrs. Squires: Thank you!
Woman in front row: Linus, play to me, son! Play to me!
Unseen man in crowd: Thataway, Steve!
Tommy Djilas: That's Eddie's clarinet!
Alma Hix: Davey! My Davey!
Unseen man in crowd: That's my Garrett!
Mayor Shinn: Mrs Paroo, that's Winthrop.
[Band marches down the street playing 76 Trombones]