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Andy Kaufman: You don't know the real me.

Lynne Margulies: There isn't a real you.

Andy Kaufman: Oh yeah, I forgot.

George Shapiro: You're insane, but you might also be brilliant.

Andy Kaufman: I am from Caspiar, an Island in the Caspian Sea. It sunk.

Lynne Margulies: So, you just pretend to be an asshole.

Andy Kaufman: It's what I'm good at.

Andy Kaufman: Since you've all been such good boys and girls, I would like to take everybody in this entire audience out for milk and cookies. There are buses outside. Everybody follow me.

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Tony Clifton: So... ya wanna see Andy? Anybody gotta flashlight and a couple of shovels?

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Jerry "The King" Lawler: Kaufman, did you come here to wrestle or act like an ass?

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[At a meeting with the NBC executives]

George Shapiro: Andy Kauffman is Tony Clifton. And Tony Clifton is Andy Kauffman. They'll deny it up and down, but believe me, it's true!

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George Shapiro: Your material doesn't exactly transfer to film.

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Andy Kaufman: I am sick of this shit, Lawler. I am gonna sue you. I'm gonna sue you, I swear to God. Fuck you! Okay? Okay, Lawler? Fuck you! I'm sorry, Dave. I know I'm not supposed to use those words on television. I can't say those words. I'm sorry, I'm sorry! But, you, you are a motherfucking, fucking asshole! Okay?

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Tony Clifton: Can I use the bathroom? I may have shit my pants.

Security Guard: Not on the lot.

Tony Clifton: Drink of water?

Security Guard: [shakes head]

Tony Clifton: Aspirin?

Security Guard: [shakes head]

Tony Clifton: Moist Towelette?

Security Guard: [shakes head]

Tony Clifton: Well, in that case, a good day.

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George Shapiro: Andy, you have to look inside and ask this question: who are you trying to entertain - the audience or yourself?

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