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Michael McDougal (Character)
from The Paper (1994)

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The Paper (1994)
Henry: When did you get so paranoid?
Michael McDougal: When they started plotting against me.

Henry: Hey, do you remember Sedona Savings and Loan? They went under six months ago. We did a big piece on 'em.
Michael McDougal: I don't read this newspaper.

[after firing a shot inside Henry's office]
Michael McDougal: Let Marty talk to her husband. Please.

Michael McDougal: What's with all the grunt work? I'm a columnist.
Henry: You're not a columnist. You're a reporter who writes long.

Michael McDougal: You got an honest-to-God exclusive.

Henry: I think we got room for 20 inches on this one. Give me a killer lead. By the way, you got three minutes.
Michael McDougal: I need four.
Henry: Three.
Michael McDougal: I need four.
Henry: Alright, whatever. Just make it fast.

Henry: I'm stopping it.
Michael McDougal: What?
Henry: We stop and replate. Go upstairs and write up what you've got. Tell Lou to send down "They Didn't Do It".
Michael McDougal: Hey Henry, are you going to say it? You gotta say it.
Henry: Use the same art they used for "Gotcha!".
Michael McDougal: Come on, how often do you get the chance? You can't just do it and not say it, come on!
Henry: I - Stop the presses!

Alicia: We're not exactly the Washington Post, okay?
Michael McDougal: No, we're not. We run stupid headlines because we think they're funny. We run maimings on the front page because we got good art. And I spend three weeks bitching about my car because it sells papers. But at least it's the truth. As far as I can remeber we never ever, ever knowingly got a story wrong, until tonight.

Marion Sandusky, New York Parking Commissioner: You made my wife cry when she reads the paper.
Michael McDougal: At least she bought it, didn't she?

[Alicia is shot]
Michael McDougal: A woman's been shot. We need an ambulance.
Alicia: Could I have one too?

[Sandusky has accidentally shot Alicia in the leg, through the wall of the phone booth]
Alicia: [in shock] A bullet came out of the wall... why did a bullet come out of the wall?
Michael McDougal: To get to the other side?

Michael McDougal: This is great! This is great! It writes like butter. I mean, there is actual butter coming out of my pen.