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"Maverick" Shady Deal at Sunny Acres (TV Episode 1958) Poster

(TV Series)

(1958)

Quotes

[repeated line]

Bret Maverick: I'm workin' on it.

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John Bates: Any more profound quotations for me?

Bret Maverick: Yeah. "You can fool all of the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time, and those are very good odds." My old Pappy said that.

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[first lines]

[Bret knocks on the window of the bank]

John Bates: Bank's Closed

[Bret knocks again]

John Bates: I said, the bank is closed.

[Bret knocks a third time and waves his wallet]

Bret Maverick: I got something for you.

[Bates opens the door with a gun in his hand]

John Bates: State your business.

Bret Maverick: I've come to put money in the bank, not take it out.

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John Bates: Well, the story sounds good, but there's a flaw in it somewhere. It's too good to be true. Well, I'd stay away from it just on principle.

Bart Maverick: Well, as my old Pap... Father used to say, there are times when a man must rise above principle.

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[last lines]

Sheriff Griffin: You ain't leaving this town until you tell me how you done it.

Bret Maverick: I didn't get this finished, but if you have anyone in jail with time on his hands, well, maybe he can finish it for me.

[hands the sheriff a wooden jack-ass]

Sheriff Griffin: Are you gonna answer my question?

Bret Maverick: Sheriff, it isn't often I can say this. I feel like I'm leaving Sunny Acres a... a better place than I found it.

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