Irma Peterson
Top Links
main detailsbiographyby votesphoto galleryquotes
by yearby typeby ratingsby votesby TV seriesby genreby keyword
Did You Know?
photo galleryquotes

Quotes for
Irma Peterson (Character)
from My Friend Irma (1949)

The content of this page was created by users. It has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
My Friend Irma (1949)
Professor Kropotkin: My little pigeon!
Seymour: Who's a pigeon?
Professor Kropotkin: It's only me, Professor Kropotkin.
Jane Stacy: Well, hello, Professor.
Irma Peterson: Hi, Professor.
Professor Kropotkin: Oh, Jane and Irma, my two little proud beauties! One with her head in the air and the other with air in her head.

Irma Peterson: How often does a girl meet a millionaire with money?

Irma Peterson: [to Al] Oh, well, you know Jane. She wants to marry a man with money, but I don't think money's important. Look, I have you, and you have me, and we both have nothing.

Irma Peterson: [On phone] Oh Jane, darling. I called you because I wanted to tell you to be sure not to take a shower.
Jane Stacy: And why shouldn't I take a shower and be clean like all other normal people?
Irma Peterson: Well, you see, I painted the clothes closet, and I hung all the clothes in the shower.
Jane Stacy: Irma, when you come home tonight would you bring a piece of good, strong rope with you? Because there's something else I want to hang in the shower with the clothes.
Irma Peterson: Really, Jane? What?
Jane Stacy: You. Irma Peterson, how could you be so stupid?

Irma Peterson: Oh, Al I always knew you'd succeed. I just can't wait to hear all the wonderful things people say about you after you're dead.

Al: Okay, Chicken. Get on the phone.
Irma Peterson: But I don't know what to say.
Al: Just say you're calling for Miss Jane Stacy. She's been delayed, she's only half-dressed, and it would take a load off her mind if you would pick her up at her house instead of at the bar. Got it?
Irma Peterson: Got it, word-for-word.
[into telephone]
Irma Peterson: Hello?
Al: [covering the receiver] Just to play it safe, let me have it back.
Irma Peterson: Uh... "She would like you to pick her up here because she's half-dressed, half-loaded, and would make a very easy pick-up."

Al: Got anything to drink at your place?
Irma Peterson: We have milk.
Al: Milk? Chicken, this guy's a multi-millionaire. A blue blood. He's used to the best. I'll go out and get a couple bottles of beer.

Irma Peterson: Al, you're all out of breath. You shouldn't let yourself get that way because breath is good for you.

Seymour: And that's how Steve and I became pals. But he's too easygoing. He's not like me. Somebody does something I consider an offense, I don't take it. I fight back. I revolt.
Irma Peterson: Oh, Seymour that's a sign of character and I admire you for it. I like men who are offensive and revolting.

My Friend Irma Goes West (1950)
Jane Stacy: Irma, are you keeping something from me that I should know?
Irma Peterson: Jane, you can beat me, you can torture me, you can rack me on the wheel, you can quarter me into six and a half pieces, but you'll never find out from me that Yvonne, the French actress, is responsible for Steve singing at the Lucky Dollar Club.

Irma Peterson: I miss my mother and father. They were just like parents to me.