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David Freeman (Character)
from Flight of the Navigator (1986)

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Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Max: I told you, I blew a fuse when I totaled that electrical tower. I was checking out some daisies.
David: You crashed while looking at FLOWERS?

Max: I crashed into electrical towers and my star charts were erased. I need the ones in your head to complete my mission.
David: So you need ME and my INFERIOR brain to fly that thing?
Max: Correction, I need the SUPERIOR information in your INFERIOR brain to fly this... thing.

Max: Are we there yet? Where are we anyway?
David: Geez, I have no idea where we are. We got to get directions.
Max, David: [they hear "Trapped in My Mind" coming from a convertible on the highway] Hmm.
David: I wonder if that's that Twisted Sister stuff Carolyn was talking about.
Teen in Car: Come on.
David: [they lower the space ship beside the car at a stop sign] Hi, you wouldn't happen to know the way to Fort Lauderdale, would you?
Max: [Max sticks his 'head' out] Try to make your directions clear because we get lost easy.
Teen in Car: [freaking out] Fly!
[they speed off]
Max: Hey! Thanks for nothing!... Were those geeks, David?
David: Yes, Max. Those were geeks.

[after stopping at a pasture, David steps off the ship to urinate]
Max: What are you doing?
David: Can't I have a little privacy?
Max: Do not know privacy.

David: That's it?
Max: That's it, Davy!
David: Davy?
Max: If you wanna learn how to swim, you have to jump in the water. Don't forget to feed Bruiser. Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun... Whoa! I think I got some stuff out of your head that has nothing to do with navigating this ship!
David: You sound just like a human!
Max: No! That dumb dog will never learn to catch a frisbee. You are the inferior species, you dumb dork!
David: Buttface!
Max: Scuz-bucket! Ha-ha!

David: My dad took me to see the Bee Gees a couple months ago. Who did you see?
Carolyn McAdams: Twisted Sister.
David: Never heard of her.
Carolyn McAdams: It's a him.
David: Oh.
Carolyn McAdams: Actually, it's a them.

David: [flying into Florida] Al's Gator City... This must be Florida, Max!
Max: And that must be Big Al!

Carolyn McAdams: All right, listen, um, I gotta go, um, is there anything else you want when I come back?
David: How about a Big Mac, large fries and a Coke? They're still around, I hope.
Carolyn McAdams: Well, now, that all depends, Do you want New Coke, Classic Coke, Cherry Coke, Diet Coke or caffeine-free Coke?
David: Huh?
Carolyn McAdams: Nothing, Forget it.

David: What are we doing all the way up here you geek?
Max: Geek?
David: I swear to God if I was driving this thing we'd be home by now!
Max: Oh yeah?
David: Yeah!
Max: Oh yeah?
David: Yeah!
Max: Ok turkey YOU fly it
[Max turns everything off]

David: [David looks at a gooey alien] What's this?
Max: A very unpleasant creature.
David: What's his problem?
Max: He has a cold.

David Scott Freeman: Mom... have I really been gone eight years?
Helen Freeman: Yeah.
David Scott Freeman: It's like a bad dream.

David Scott Freeman: Where do you go next, Max?
Max: Back in time to when I picked up my creatures. By now they're so hungry, they could eat a zigzog.
David Scott Freeman: What's a zigzog?
Max: Kind of like a hippo, but with feathers.

Woman Officer: David, what is the date today?
David: [sighs] It's the Fourth of July.
Woman Officer: And what year?
David: [impatiently] 1978!
Detective Banks: [a beat] David... who is the President of the United States?
David: Duh. You need that for your paperwork?
Detective Banks: Mmm-hmm.
[long pause]
Detective Banks: Well?
David: It's Jimmy Carter!
David: [long, awkward pause as the Woman Officer and Detective Banks look at David, then at each other]

David: [to his family] I'm sorry, but I don't belong here now! I love you!
[gets back in ship and flies off]
Max: You need to be with your family, David.
David: That is my family, but that's NOT my home. MY home is back in 1978!
Max: I wish I could take you back in time, David, but it's just too risky.

David: If I stay, those scientists will experiment on me like a guinea pig for the rest of my life.
Max: If I take you back in time, you could be vaporized. It's very risky, David.
David: Let's do it.

David: [trying to find his family's new home] Can't you give me a signal in the air to go by?
Jeff Freeman, 16 Years: If I have to set the house on fire, you'll find it.

David: [about his adventure with MAX] My friends will never believe this!
[somberly]
David: Oh right, my friends are all 20, and I'm still 12.