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They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970) Poster

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[talking about Rice Weedon]

Puff: You killed him.

Virgil Tibbs: Look, let's get the record straight. He started that shoot out.

Puff: Well, you bastard, you killed the wrong man he didn't do it!

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[first lines]

Joy Sturges: Get away from me! Get away from me! Get the hell away from me! I can't even fake it anymore.

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Logan Sharpe: I never pay much attention to jewelry, Virg'.

Virgil Tibbs: You're wearing some.

Logan Sharpe: This was my mother's. You may remember having seen her wear it.

Virgil Tibbs: I don't pay much attention to jewelry either.

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Virgil Tibbs: I read somewhere, a famous psychologist once said that, uh, if your kid sees you pat your wife on the fanny and she looks like she likes it, then it gives them a healthy attitude toward sex.

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Virgil Tibbs: You know, in less than ten years now, you're going to be on your own. Schools are through, the army's through, your mother and me - we'll be through. You'll be on your own then, Mr., you ever thought of that one? And what are you going to do? What are you going to be?

Andy Tibbs: Well, that depends.

Virgil Tibbs: On what?

Andy Tibbs: On you.

Virgil Tibbs: How?

Andy Tibbs: If you don't have any money, I'll be a bum. But if you rich, I'll be a playboy.

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Rice Weedon: Woah, Lieutenant! Always a pleasure. Now, Lieutenant Tibbs, that is Puff.

Virgil Tibbs: Always a pleasure.

Puff: Which is it, army, navy, or airforce?

Virgil Tibbs: Homicide.

Puff: Ah, do tell. But you're not fuzzy fuzz, are you?

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Puff: Have a shot of sixteen year old bourbon, $12.95 a fifth? That's the attraction here.

Virgil Tibbs: Thanks. Soda.

Rice Weedon: Puff is the most amusing little chick this side of the morgue.

Puff: But I love him. He beats me.

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Virgil Tibbs: You picked the right man, Puff. He's big. He owns three fire traps over at the Potrero section and inspectors don't bother him. Nobody bothers him.

Puff: He doesn't love you, Honey. Even with that $12.95 taste in his mouth. I wonder why.

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Virgil Tibbs: A case is never solved until a judge says it is.

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Virgil Tibbs: We found your fingerprints in there, Whedon.

Rice Weedon: You can find my fingerprints all over this building.

Puff: He's a very friendly landlord.

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[last lines]

Reporter: How is he, Mister Tibbs?

Virgil Tibbs: He's dead.

Reporter: But it was an accident?

Virgil Tibbs: Yes.

Reporter: But he was in custody?

Virgil Tibbs: Yes.

Reporter: Do you consider the case solved?

Virgil Tibbs: The case is never solved until the judge...

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