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Jack Kelson: Keep my name outta your mouth.

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Nick Kelson: My crib's upstairs.

Molly: You sleep in a crib?

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Charlotte: I just want you to know I used to be a virgin.

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Jack Kelson: What ya got there Nick?

Nick Kelson: Nothin'.

[Finds a pair of women's pumps in Nick's suitcase]

Nick Kelson: Gimme those, they're mine.

Jack Kelson: What the hell? You a fruiter?

Nick Kelson: No, they're not mine, they're for somebody else.

Jack Kelson: Where'd you get the money for these? You steal em?

Nick Kelson: No, I didn't...

Jack Kelson: Yeah, you did too, for her right? Huh?

[Jack lifts the women's pumps and Marijuana drops out of them]

Jack Kelson: You can put me back in the joint for this.

Nick Kelson: I'll get rid of them.

Jack Kelson: No, *I'll* rid of them.

[Jack throws the women's pumps]

Jack Kelson: [Jack goes over and drops his cigarette in the toilet and puts the Marijuana in his pocket] What are ya messing' with that Weed for?

[Nick doesn't look at Jack]

Jack Kelson: Look at me when I'm talkin' to you!

Nick Kelson: Marijuana has medicinal purposes.

Jack Kelson: Well, how do you know?

[Jack smacks Nick across the head]

Nick Kelson: I read it in a book.

Jack Kelson: That's the biggest bunch of bullshit I ever heard. What else are ya doin'? Let me see your arms.

Nick Kelson: Get off my back I stole them cause I'm saving my money for Alaska.

Jack Kelson: Oh, I see. That's real smart. You land in Juvie., I'll go north myself back to Plan A.

[Nick pulls some money out of his boot]

Jack Kelson: Where'd you get this?

Nick Kelson: I didn't steal it. I earned it. For our tickets.

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Jack Kelson: Evicted... huh... well... that's it... flat broke... 3 days we'll be hugging the pavement... eh it's all fucked.

Nick Kelson: We can't give up Jack, We'll get there.

Jack Kelson: Yeah, after 8,000 more fuckin' windows.

Nick Kelson: What are ya talkin' about?

Jack Kelson: My job, boy. Washin' windows

Nick Kelson: Washing windows? You said you had a job in construction, you're a building supervisor.

Jack Kelson: So I lied! Ain't the first time.

Nick Kelson: All you've been doing to me is lying to me since the day you left me there back at the bus station.

Jack Kelson: Put your mouth in park, leave and get in your room.

Nick Kelson: [Yelling] I don't have a room!

Jack Kelson: [Screaming] Well, then get out!

[Yelling]

Jack Kelson: Your cramping my style.

[Nick runs towards his suit case and frantically starts to put tings in it]

Jack Kelson: Where you goin'? I'm talkin' to you!

Nick Kelson: You're a fuck up and you're gonna fuck me up too!

[Jack punches at Nick but misses]

Nick Kelson: [Nick lunges at Jack]

[Nick tries to save the picture of his mother, but Jack throws the picture and it breaks]

Jack Kelson: Don't bother with that! It only looks like your mother. See what she was... a whore. A $5.00 street whore.

[Nick takes Jack's ukelele and smashes it against the bed]

Jack Kelson: [Nick then leaves and Jack starts crying]

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Jack Kelson: [Jack is coughing because of the smoke from the hot dogs on the grill] Oh!

Charlotte: Am I the only one in here who can't breathe?

Jack Kelson: Alright Nick, we're getting fixicated in here. Open that window.

Nick Kelson: Oh.

Jack Kelson: Here.

[Jack hands one of them a hot dog on a bun]

Nick Kelson: Is there any Ketchup?

Charlotte: Oh. Uh- ooh.

[Charlotte gets out of the car to get the Ketchup]

Jack Kelson: [to Nick] You were staring at her like a Goddamn yard bull. That's one fine lady, what do you got to say for yourself?

Nick Kelson: She going to Alaska with you?

Jack Kelson: Nobody's going with me. Start acting like a stand up kid. Don't aggravate me.

Charlotte: [Charlotte gets back into the car] Whoa.

Jack Kelson: Here.

[Jack hand the Ketchup to Nick]

Jack Kelson: .

Nick Kelson: [Mumbles] Thanks lady.

[Jack smacks Nick in the back of the head]

Nick Kelson: Charlotte.

Charlotte: That's me. Lady Charlotte.

Jack Kelson: Well.

[Jack takes a bite of the hot dog]

Jack Kelson: Best damn hot dog I ever had. Excuse me for eating with food in my mouth.

Charlotte: Pulley Fuss. It's a funny name.

Jack Kelson: It's French. Pouilly-Fuissé.

Charlotte: How much this cost?

Nick Kelson: $30.

Nick Kelson: 30 bucks?

Jack Kelson: [to Charlotte] Here's to you.

Charlotte: Here's to me.

Jack Kelson: You like your dogs? Hey. I'm talkin' to you.

Nick Kelson: Yeah. cool. I like it.

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Jack Kelson: I was afraid something like this was going to happen. His mother was a mess. I mean he was coming along learning stuff, he had a hell of potential that kid coulda, been anything. what happened to him?

Charlotte: He isn't dead.

Jack Kelson: No not yet.

Charlotte: Why do you think he's out there?

Jack Kelson: Well, he started hangin' out with that chippy downstairs and and those street punks and next thing hes coming home with a pair of high heels. The rest is history.

Charlotte: You don't think that filling up that boys head with dreams and them kicking him out on his ass had anything to do with it.

Jack Kelson: Hey, when he came to me, he didn't have any dreams! He had nothin' he had a picture of a pig. Don't pin that rap on me, I'm out there bustin' my hump while this little wise ass punk is out there feavin'... gettin' mouthy. I take him in, he gets mouthy.

Charlotte: You miss him.

Jack Kelson: It's all fallin' apart on him. Hm. I was afraid in prison... now... I'm really scared. Heh. I don't know if I can help the kid. I don't know if I have anything good to give him. He needs so much. This is no good I gotta turn this around. Get some money quick.

Charlotte: How are ya going to do that?

Jack Kelson: Oh I got my ways.

Charlotte: Are we going back to jailhouse correspondence?

Jack Kelson: I gotta split.

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Jack Kelson: [to Nick] You keep me straight, I keep you straight.

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Jack Kelson: I- I can explain this, Normandy. What, do you think I am, a pervert?

Normandy: Dating 16-year old's is one thing, but she's 12 and a day!

Molly: I'm 15!

Normandy: 15 will get him 20! Stay put.

Jack Kelson: Normandy, I- I wasn't in the rack with her and I never even seen her before.

Normandy: What'd you do? Black out, Jack?

Jack Kelson: It-it, see, it's my kid.

Normandy: I thought you had a son? Turn around, Jack.

Jack Kelson: Normandy, please.

Normandy: Get em' up.

Jack Kelson: Shit. Man, don't bust me.

Normandy: What do you expect, man? You missed your appointment yesterday.

[Nick enters the room]

Normandy: You don't show up at work today, And I come to your place and you drunk. With a minor in the middle of the day.

Nick Kelson: Dad? This is Molly.

Jack Kelson: Nick, this is my parole officer.

Normandy: Somebody tell me what the hell is going on here?

Nick Kelson: She lives downstairs and needed a place to sleep last night.

Molly: I'm ballin'. Creama, c'mon.

Normandy: Hey!

[to Jack]

Normandy: I thought your son was staying at your sisters.

Jack Kelson: We're working on a relationship kinda thing, i figured, why prognosticate?

Nick Kelson: Procrastinate.

Normandy: So why'd you miss the appointment?

[Jack sits there with his mouth hanging open]

Nick Kelson: He was helping me register for school.

Jack Kelson: I- that's right, this kid's gotta get an education.

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Normandy: What high school you put him in?

Nick Kelson: Garfield.

Jack Kelson: That's right.

Nick Kelson: You're not gonna arrest him sir? Are ya? We're jst starting out, he's a real good guy.

Normandy: I need to know you can handle this.

Jack Kelson: I can handle this.

Normandy: You sure you can handle this?

Jack Kelson: Yes, sir.

[Normandy takes the handcuffs off Jack and gives him a urine test cup]

Jack Kelson: [to Nick] Outta the way.

[Normandy puts on a latex glove and Jack gives Normandy the cup]

Normandy: Jack, you'd better mind how you go.

Jack Kelson: Yes, sir.

Normandy: See you in my office in a week.

Normandy: [to Nick] And you take care, lil' brother.

[Normandy leaves]

Nick Kelson: We got outta that jam, huh?

Jack Kelson: I wouldn't have been it in the first place if it wasn't for you.

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