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Captain Manzini: [coming up with a spell to get the kids back in the garbage pail] "Rats and thunder, wind and hail \ Send the kids back in the pail."

[it fails to work]

Captain Manzini: I don't understand it. It's your basic Mary Poppins and it's not working.

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Valerie Vomit: [Valerie Vomit, finds her hamburger wrapper empty] Ali, you ate my burger!

Ali Gator: Oh, yeah? Prove it.

Valerie Vomit: I can't, you ate the evidence.

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Captain Manzini: Did you get the blood of a toad and the eye of a newt?

Dodger: Nope. The pet shop's out of unicorns, too.

Captain Manzini: No wonder there's no magic in the world today. You can't get the ingredients.

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Ali Gator: [looking at stuffed alligator, gasps] My God! It's Cousin Charlie!

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Dodger: [starting work unloading a crate] Do you sell much of this stuff? We've only had two customers and they didn't buy anything.

Captain Manzini: Patience is a bitter vine, dear Dodger, but it bears sweet fruit.

Dodger: Huh?

Captain Manzini: That's from the Greek. It loses a little something in translation. Now, let's add a little sparkle to our merchandise.

[hands Dodger a feather duster]

Captain Manzini: Funny people should call this junk, isn't it? When every piece is a diary of the human spirit.

[holds book, looks at inside cover]

Captain Manzini: Take this, for instance. "To my darling Mary, from Herbert." This is more than a book. It's a testimony to love.

Dodger: [holds up teddy bear] And this?

Captain Manzini: Ah, did the child who slept with this grow up to shake the world?

Dodger: [hands Manzini a fold-out fan] Tell me about this, Captain Manzini

Captain Manzini: Ah, an early form of air conditioning.

[waves folded-out fan in Dodger's face]

Captain Manzini: Also, a tool of romance. It could beckon...

[holds fan up to own face and waves toward it]

Captain Manzini: ... or rebuff.

[folds up fan, taps Dodger on the shoulder with it]

Dodger: Did you ever get beckoned?

Captain Manzini: Yes. I also got rebuffed. But like me, this is a relic from a simpler age, when good and bad was black-and-white. And a man could settle all his differences with one of these.

[holds up fencing sword, hands it to Dodger]

Captain Manzini: Then some damn fool invented gunpowder, and a bigger damn fool split the atom. That's when I decided to leave mankind to it's folly and retire here. Into this world of memories

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Captain Manzini: [handing Dodger something to replace his dirty clothes] Here, try this on.

Dodger: A dress?

Captain Manzini: Only to western eyes. This is a dashiki, given to me by the great African leader Um-Tuh-Tuh, in gratitude for making his mother-in-law disappear.

Dodger: You were in Africa?

Captain Manzini: Actually, I was on my way back from Egypt. I was doing a split week, Cleveland and Cairo. But that's a long story.

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[last lines]

Captain Manzini: [to Dodger, as the kids leave] Perhaps it would have been safer to lock them away from the world. But as you've taught me, Dodger, you can't change the world by locking yourself away from it.

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Foul Phil - Suit: My tummy hurts!

Greaser Greg - Suit: What did you eat?

Foul Phil - Suit: Everything!

Greaser Greg - Suit: That makes sense!

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