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: You sure this is the right blind voodoo lady who lives in the boat in the tree in the bayou? Ray
: Pretty sure.
: Louis would give anything to play jazz with the big boys. Prince Naveen
: So why don't you? Louis
: Oh, I tried once.
[Flashback: Louis climbs onto a river boat and starts playing along with a band; he is screamed and shot at as he jumps back out
: It didn't end well.
[Louis gives Ray CPR using a straw
: You okay, little buddy? Ray
: Oh, I'm fine... but your breath done killed me to death!
: Louis... Ray here says you've been taking us in the wrong direction. Louis
: I was... listen, I was confused by the topography and... the geography and choreography... Ray
: First rule of the bayou: never take directions from a gator.
: [to Naveen and Tiana
] Well you folks is goin' in the wrong direction. What kind of chucklehead told you to go this a way? Louis
: [Louis jumps out of the bush
] I found a stick!
[Naveen and Tiana give him a blank stare
: [Gets a bur on his finger
] Aah! Pricker bushes got me! Gator down! Gator down! I can feel the darkness closing in! So cold! Ray
: Just hold still, you big baby. Louis
: Aaah! Ray
: I ain't touched it yet.
: Jude, when we're making movies... um, wait. I'm sorry. They didn't fix the Teleprompter. Steve Carell
: Okay, so this was originally written for Cameron and Jude Law, but I stepped in at the last minute.
] Cameron Diaz
: Thanks, Jude... I mean, Steve. Steve Carell
: Yep. Cameron Diaz
: The truth is, both Steve and I are big fans of animated films. Here are some of the stars of this year's films, to talk about being nominated, and what it means to them. Barbara Walters
] What would winning an Oscar mean to you? Mr. Fox
: [all of the animated characters, in separate "prerecorded" videos, sit in nearly identical "director" chairs with a poster of the film they're in to their left; Mr. Fox sits with a rabbit girl applying his makeup
] Well, of course it's a tremendous honor to be nominated with such a prestegious group. I mean, these are all highly accomplished films - they are the best of the best. Look at this, look at, uh
[Mole hands him a piece of paper
] Mr. Fox
: Princess and the... What's the Secret of Kells? These are all cartoons!
] Mr. Fox
: I thought we got nominated like a real movie! Coraline Jones
: Well... It would get my mom off my back. You know, like if she said "CORALINE! GO TO BED!" I could say "Mom, I've got an Academy Award!" or "Tidy your room!" "Oscar, mom. Deal with it."
[the Cat pops his head out of the bag hanging on her chair and meows
] Coraline Jones
: [to the Cat
] Oh. That won't work, will it? Aisling
: Well, just being nominated is brilliant, because more people will discover our film - and me! And I got to go all the way from Ireland. I might get to meet that nice Mr. Merten, with the lovely silver hair - like mine! Prince Naveen
: [as a frog
] Oh, you know, just to be nominated...
[Louis the Alligator falls down on Naveen and squashes him
: [unaware of what he has done
] We won! We won! Oh, this moment is so much bigger than me... This moment is for all the nameless, faceless gators who came before me... Prince Naveen
[Louis turns to show us Naveen on his bottom, squished
] Prince Naveen
: It is just a nomination! Louis
] Ehh... This isn't gonna end up on YouTube, is it?
] Barbara Walters
: [off-screen, to Carl
] So what does this nomination mean to you? Carl Fredricksen
: [Dug the dog is sitting next to him; Carl puts his hand to his ear
] Huh? What? Dug
: What is that?
[goes up to the camera
: I will explore it now!
[sniffs and licks the camera
] Carl Fredricksen
: Dug! Stop that! Dug
: This is not food. Carl Fredricksen
: Get down! Hey! Here! Carl Fredricksen
: [a man offscreen, not Carl, of a different actor, says this
] Hey, look here! A squirrel! Dug
[he runs off, knocking down lights and the poster in the process
] Carl Fredricksen
: Ah, for the love of Pete...