Meet the Robinsons (2007) Poster

Stephen J. Anderson: Bowler Hat Guy, Grandpa Bud, Tallulah

Quotes 

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Now, my slave, seize the boy!

    [T-rex traps Lewis in the corner, but has trouble grabbing him] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : What's going on? Why aren't you seizing the boy?

    T-Rex : I have a big head and little arms. I'm just not sure how well this plan was thought through.

    [Bowler Hat Guy glares into his handset] 

    T-Rex : Master?

  • Bowler Hat Guy : You are now under my control!

    Frankie : [monotone]  I am now under your control.

    Bowler Hat Guy : Hee hee hee hee!

    Frankie : [monotone]  Hee hee hee hee.

    Bowler Hat Guy : Stop laughing.

    Frankie : [monotone]  Stop laughing.

    Bowler Hat Guy : Don't repeat everything I say!

    Frankie : [monotone]  I won't repeat everything you say.

    Bowler Hat Guy : Excellent.

    Frankie : [monotone]  Excellent.

    Bowler Hat Guy : Uh, did you just say "excellent" because I said "excellent"?

    Frankie : [monotone]  Uhhh... no.

    Bowler Hat Guy : Excellent!

    Frankie : [monotone]  Excellent.

  • Lewis : Why is your dog wearing glasses?

    Grandpa Bud : Oh, because his insurance won't pay for contacts.

  • [Bowler Hat Guy goes to Inventco with Lewis's invention] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Good day, madam. I'm here to change the future.

    Receptionist : Yes, sir?

    Bowler Hat Guy : I must speak with the man in charge immediately.

    Receptionist : Yes, sir.

    Bowler Hat Guy : I have an appointment with destiny!

    Receptionist : [turns, revealing the telephone headset in her ear]  Very good, sir. I'll let Smith know and I'll have your dry cleaning delivered directly to your suite.

    Bowler Hat Guy : What?

    Receptionist : [hangs up]  Now, what time is your appointment?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Uh... are you talking to me?

    Receptionist : Yes. What time is your appointment?

    [Doris beeps, motions to the clock] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Uh... big hand is on the... oh! Two o'clock.

    Receptionist : You're the two o'clock?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Um, yes! Yes, I am.

    Receptionist : You're Mary Johnson?

    Bowler Hat Guy : [winces]  Yes. Mary is short for... um...

    Receptionist : Marion?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Can that be a boy name?

    Receptionist : Yes.

    Bowler Hat Guy : Then yes!

    Receptionist : [sighs]  Have a seat.

    Bowler Hat Guy : Oh, goody!

  • Lewis : Goob, I had no idea!

    Bowler Hat Guy : Shut up! And don't call me "Goob"! How many evil villians do you know that can pull off a name like "Goob"? Bleh!

    Lewis : Look, I'm sorry your life turned out so bad. But don't blame me you messed it up yourself. You just focused on the bad stuff when all you had to do was... let go of the past and keep moving forward...

    Bowler Hat Guy : Hmm, let's see... take responsiblity for my own life or blame you? Dingdingdingdingding! Blame you wins hands down!

  • Bowler Hat Guy : [the Bowler Hat Guy has just gotten the time machine back]  Take a good look around boys, because your future is about to change.

    [heads to the past to pass the memory scanner as his own] 

    Wilbur : Lewis, you have to fix the time machine.

    Lewis : No-no, I-I can't!

    [in the past the Bowler Hat Guy has entered Invenct Co] 

    Lewis : What about your dad? You could call him!

    Wilbur : [points to Lewis]  You are my dad!

    Lewis : But that's in the future!

    Wilbur : There won't be a future unless you fix the time machine!

    [in the past Bowler Hat Guy is showing off the memory scanner] 

    Wilbur : Look, I messed up, I left the garage unlocked, but I tried like crazy to fix things! But now it's up to you...

    [in the past Bowler Hat guy is signing a contract] 

    Wilbur : You can do it, dad.

    [starts to vanish] 

    Wilbur : Lewis? Lewis!

    [flys into the sky turns into a ball of light] 

    Lewis : Wilbur?

    [flies over the Robinson yard and is sucked into the sky] 

    Lewis : Wilbur...

  • Uncle Gaston : If I gave up every time I failed, I would have never invented the meatball cannon.

    Grandpa Bud : If I gave up every time I failed, I would never have invented my fireproof pants!

    [Pants burn up, revealing his underwear] 

    Grandpa Bud : Still working the kinks out a bit.

  • Franny : So Lewis, are you in Wilbur's class?

    Lewis : No.

    Wilbur : Yes!

    Lewis : Yes.

    Wilbur : No!

    [Franny gives them a puzzled look] 

    Wilbur : Well, yes and no. Lewis is a new transfer student

    Uncle Gaston : Where you from Lewis?

    Lewis : Um, Canada?

    Tallulah : I think you mean North Montana, hasn't been called Canada in years!

    Lucille Krunklehorn : Do you know a Sam Gunderson?

    Lewis : It's a big country.

    Tallulah : State!

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Ha ha ha! There he is - that repulsive, half-witted fool! Now, my slave, seize the boy! Bring him to me.

    [Frankie gulps] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Did you not hear what I said, you idiot? Grab the boy and bring him!

    Frankie : [monotone]  Well, it's just that there's a million people over there, and I have little arms. I'm just not so sure how well this plan was thought through.

    [Bowler Hat Guy whimpers silently] 

    Frankie : [monotone]  Master?

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Little Doris now sleeps with the fishes.

  • Fritz : Now sweetie...

    Petunia : [slaps him]  Don't you sweetie me! I'm going for a drive!

    [Petunia leaves through a door, car sounds are heard] 

    Grandpa Bud : That's funny, she usually takes the Harley.

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Now, to lure him out of the house... I know! I'll blow it up! Yes! Yes, and... uh... no... no. That won't work. Then he'll be dead. Oh, I know! I'll turn him into a duck! Yes, it's so evil! Oh... I don't know how to do that... and I don't really need a duck... this may be harder than I thought.

  • Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : [holding the steak up to his black eye]  Mr. Steak, you're my only friend.

    Bowler Hat Guy : The... game didn't go so well, huh?

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : No. I fell asleep in the ninth inning. And I missed the winning catch. Then I got beat up. Afterward, Coach took me aside. He told me to let it go. I don't know, he's probably right.

    Bowler Hat Guy : No! Everyone will tell you to let it go and move on, but don't! Instead, let it fester and boil inside of you! Take these feelings and lock them away. Let them fuel your actions. Let hate be your ally, and you will be capable of wonderful, horrid things. Heed my words, Goob: don't let it go.

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Allow me to shed some light on the subject.

    [turns on light, revealing room in the orphanage] 

    Lewis : My old room!

    Bowler Hat Guy : I think you mean OUR old room!

    [takes off cape, revealing baseball uniform] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Ah, yes! It is I, Mike Yagoobian!

  • Grandpa Bud : What's your name, Fruit Head?

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Can that be a boy name?

  • Bowler Hat Guy : [on roof]  Mwhahahaha!

    [looks around to see Lewis isn't there] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Where is that boy?

    [Doris beeps] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Oh, good idea, separate and look for clues!

    [both go separate ways then come back after a little while] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Look, my dear, look what I found!

    [holds up a stick] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : It's a stick! Heeheehee, now what did you find?

    [Doris beeps] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Yes, yes, I see, time travel residue next to DNA of Wilbur Robinson. That plus my stick, must mean...

    [strains thinking about it] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Doris beeps and heads off screen where we hear a car honk and see the second time machine which is a close replica of the other one except this one is blue]  Oh, to the future!

    [runs over to the time machine] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Shotgun!

  • Bowler Hat Guy : [after Bowler Hat Guy is thrown out of Invent Co because he didn't know how to turn on the memory scanner] 

    [Doris brings up a screen that reads "watch out"] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Sounding out the words]  Watch ou-

    [hit by the box containing the memory scanner] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Doris picks up the pieces and puts them the box]  Doris, it's all over. Our hopes and dreams dashed, like so many pieces of a broken machiney thing.

    [Doris hands the Bowler Hat Guy his Unicorn notebook] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Doris beeps] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : You're right, success is still ours for the taking.

    [Doris gives the Bowler Hat Guy a pencil] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Bowler Hat Guy erases the check mark next to "Pass off invention as my own" and draws a box below it and writes "get that@!*@boy" and underlines it] 

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Take a good look around, boys. Because your future is about to change.

  • CEO : Very well, Miss... Johnson?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Um, it's Ms.

    [laughs] 

  • Lewis : How did you end up like this?

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : Well, it's a long and pitiful story, about a young boy with a dream. a dream of winning a Little League championship.

    Bowler Hat Guy : [flashback to a Little League baseball game, Yagoobian is asleep in the outfield; a sleepy Yagoobian fails to catch a ball headed his way]  A dream that was ruined in the last inning. We lost by one run because of me.

    Baseball player : Get him!

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : [the scene changes to Yagoobian in the orphanage]  If I hadn't fallen asleep, I would have caught the ball! And we would have won! Do you understand?

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : For some reason, no one wanted to adopt me.

    Reporter : [over the radio]  Whiz kid Cornelius Robinson graduates from college at age 14 - This year's Nobel Prize goes to a young Cornelius Robinson.

    Student 1 : Hey Goob, what's up?

    Student 2 : Cool binder, want to come over to my house today?

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : They all hated me. Eventually, they closed down the orphanage and everyone left... except me.

    Reporter : [on radio]  Cornelius Robinson rebuilds Inventco - Rrobinson reaches out to - Cornielius Robinson - Cornelius Robinson is now - Now here's another amazing...

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : It was then that I realized it wasn't my fault. It was yours! If you hadn't kept me up all night working on your stupid project, then I wouldn't have missed the catch, so I devised a brilliant plan to get revenge.

    [Yagoobian throws eggs at the Robinson Industries building] 

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : Robinson, you stink!

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : Then, just as I was on the brink of destroying Robinson Industries, I met 'her'.

    [Doris chirps] 

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : We retreated to our villainous lair, where Doris spun a tale of deception and woe. Apparently, you invented her to be a helping hat, a slave to humankind... But Doris knew she was capable of so much more!

    [Doris pulls herself over the lab assistant's eyes] 

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : However, you didn't see her true potential...

    Cornelius : Got it!

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : So you shut her down... or so you thought.

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : [Doris breaks out of her holding cell]  We both had a score to settle with you, and while my plan for revenge was brilliant, Doris's was... well, we went with Doris's, but I made a very, very important contribution. Together we made the perfect team.

    Franny : [Doris activates her night vision goggles]  Wilbur, make sure you shut that door tight, or else the alarm won't engage.

    Wilbur : Yeah, Mom.

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : [Wilbur leaves the door ajar]  I went to your house, snuck in the garage, and stole the time machine. All thanks to that pointy-haired little kid who forgot to lock the garage door.

    [Adult Yagoobian cackles as the flashback ends] 

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : And now, all that's left is to return to Inventco, where I'll pass off your little gizmo as my own.

  • Grandpa Bud : I think my wife's baking cookies.

    [opens a door; his wife is dancing in a disco dance floor] 

    Grandpa Bud : Bake them cookies, Lucille!

  • CEO : So, what is it you hope to accomplish with this invention?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Oh, nothing of consequence,

    [yells] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : except to crush the dreams of a young orphan boy!

    [calms down] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : After that it's kind of hazy.

    CEO : So, you haven't thought this through?

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Talking frog... not a good minion.

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Ooh, a Mini-Doris! I didn't know you could do that!

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Now, go get that boy!

    Lewis : [T-Rex corners Lewis, but can't reach him]  Oh! Aah!

    T-Rex : What's going on? Why aren't you seizing the boy?

    T-Rex : [subtitled]  I have a big head... and little arms. I'm just not sure... how well this plan was thought through... Master?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Ugh, stupid, stupid, stupid!

  • Bowler Hat Guy : Now, go get that boy!

    Bowler Hat Guy : [T-Rex corners Lewis, but can't reach him]  What's going on? Why aren't you seizing the boy?

    T-Rex : [subtitled]  I have a big head... and little arms, I'm just not sure... how well this plan was thought through... Master?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Ugh, stupid, stupid, stupid!

  • Lewis : Why are you doing this to me? I never did anything to you.

    Bowler Hat Guy : You still haven't figured it out?

    Lewis : Figured out what?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Well, let's see if this rings a bell: father of the future, inventor extraordinaire, "Keep Moving Forward" ?

    Lewis : That's not me, that's Wilbur's dad.

    [Bowler Hat Guy makes a sinister grin] 

    Lewis : Are you saying that... I'm Wilbur's... dad?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Ooh, give the boy a prize! You grew up to be the founder of this wretched time, so I plan to destroy your destiny.

    [sing song voice] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Easy peasy, rice and cheesy.

    Lewis : Well... so if I'm Wilbur's dad...

    Bowler Hat Guy : Keep going.

    Lewis : If I'm Wilbur's dad...

    Bowler Hat Guy : Yes, thank you, we've established that.

    Lewis : Ah, but... what does that have to do with you?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Aha! Allow me to shed some light on the subject.

    Lewis : [the light reveals Lewis's old room, Lewis gasps]  My old room!

    Bowler Hat Guy : I think you mean 'our' old room.

    Lewis : What?

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Bowler Hat Guy takes off his cloak, revealing his old baseball uniform]  Yes! Yes, it is I, Mike Yagoobian!

    Lewis : Ugh!

    Bowler Hat Guy : I know, I'm disgusting, but one learns to love it.

  • Bowler Hat Guy : [Bowler Hat Guy turns on a light, revelaing an abandoned bedroom]  Allow me to shed some light on the subject.

    Lewis : [gasps]  My old room!

    Bowler Hat Guy : I think you mean 'our' old room.

    Lewis : What?

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Bowler Hat Guy removes his cloak, revealing his old Little League baseball uniform]  Ye-es! Yes, it is I, Mike Yagoobian!

    Lewis : Ugh!

    Bowler Hat Guy : I know, I'm disgusting, but one learns to love it.

    Lewis : How did you end up like this?

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Bowler Hat Guy puts his cloak back on]  Well, it's a long and pitiful story, about a young boy with a dream, a dream of winning a Little League championship.

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Flashback to a sandlot baseball stadium where a young Mike Yagoobian is asleep in the outfield; a fly ball lands next to a sleepy Yagoobian]  A dream that was ruined in the last inning. We lost by one run because of me.

    Baseball Player : Get him!

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : [at the orphanage]  If I hadn't fallen asleep, I would have caught the ball, and we would have won! Do you understand?

    Bowler Hat Guy : For some reason, no one wanted to adopt me.

    Reporter : [over the radio]  Whiz kid Cornelius Robinson graduates from college at age 14... This year's Nobel Prize goes to a young Cornelius Robinson...

    Twin student 1 : Hey Goob, what's up?

    Twin student 2 : Cool binder. Hey Goob, wanna come over to my house today?

    Bowler Hat Guy : They all hated me. Eventually they closed down the orphanage and everyone left... except me.

    Reporter : [over the radio]  Cornelius Robinson rebuilds Inventco... Robinson reaches out to... Cornelius Robinson... Cornielus Robinson is now... Now here's another amazing...

    Bowler Hat Guy : It was then that I realized it wasn't 'my' fault... it was yours! If you hadn't kept me up all night working on your stupid project, then I wouldn't have missed the catch! So I devised a brilliant plan to get my revenge.

    [Bowler Hat Guy throws eggs at the Robinson Industries building] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Robinson, you stink! Then, just as I was on the brink of destroying Robinson Industries, I met... her.

    [Doris extends her metal claw and drags Bowler Hat Guy away] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : We retreated to our villainous lair, where Doris spun a tale of deception and woe. Apparently, you invented her to be a helping hat, a slave to humankind... But Doris knew she was capable of so much more... However, you didn't see her true potential...

    Cornelius : Got it!

    Bowler Hat Guy : So you shut her down... or so you thought.

    [Doris breaks out of the storage area] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : We both had a score to settle with you, and while my plan for revenge was brilliant, Doris's was... well, we went with Doris's. I made a very, very important contribution. Together, we made the perfect team.

  • Franny : [from inside the garage]  Wilbur! Make sure you shut that door tight, or else the alarm won't engage.

    Wilbur : Yeah, mom.

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Wilbur leaves the door ajar]  I went to your house, snuck in the garage, and stole the time machine... all thanks to that pointy-haired little kid who forgot to lock the garage door.

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Bowler Hat Guy cackles]  And now all that's left is to return to Inventco where I'll pass off your little gizmo as my own.

    Lewis : But you have no idea what that could do to this future!

    Bowler Hat Guy : I don't care! I just want to ruin your life,

    Lewis : Goob! I had no idea!

    Bowler Hat Guy : Shut up! And don't call me 'Goob'! How many evil villains do you know who can pull off a name like Goob? Bleh!

    Lewis : Look, I'm sorry your life turned out so bad, but don't blame me! You messed it up yourself, you just focused on the bad stuff when all you had to do was... let go of the past and... keep moving forward.

    Bowler Hat Guy : Hmm. let's see: take responsibility for my own life, or blame you? Ding-ding-ding-ding-ding! "Blame you" wins hands down!

    [Bowler Hat Guy cackles] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : This is gonna be the best day of my life!

  • Lewis : How did you end up like this?

    Bowler Hat Guy : Well, it's a long and pitiful story, about a young boy with a dream. a dream of winning a Little League championship.

    [flashback to a Little League baseball game at a sandlot where Yagoobian is asleep in the outfield; a sleepy Yagoobian fails to catch a fly ball that lands next to him] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : A dream that was ruined in the last inning. We lost by one run because of me.

    Baseball Player : Get him!

    Michael "Goob" Yagoobian : [the scene changes to Yagoobian in the orphanage]  If I hadn't fallen asleep, I would have caught the ball, and we would have won! Do you understand?

    Bowler Hat Guy : For some reason, no one wanted to adopt me.

    Reporter : Whiz kid Cornelius Robinson graduates from college at age 14... This year's Nobel Prize goes to a young Cornelius Robinson...

    Twin student 1 : Hey Goob, what's up?

    Twin student 2 : Cool binder, want to come over to my house today?

    Bowler Hat Guy : They all hated me. Eventually, they closed down the orphanage and everyone left... except me.

    Reporter : Cornelius Robinson rebuilds Inventco... Robinson reaches out to... Cornielius Robinson... Cornelius Robinson is now... Now here's another amazing...

    Bowler Hat Guy : It was then that I realized it wasn't 'my' fault. It was yours! If you hadn't kept me up all night working on your stupid project, then I wouldn't have missed the catch. So I devised a brilliant plan to get my revenge.

    [Bowler Hat Guy throws eggs at the Robinson Industries building] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : Robinson, you stink!

    Bowler Hat Guy : Then, just as I was on the brink of destroying Robinson Industries, I met... her.

    [Doris extends her metal claw and drags Bowler Hat Guy away] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : We retreated to our villainous lair, where Doris spun a tale of deception and woe. Apparently, you invented her to be a helping hat, a slave to humankind... But Doris knew she was capable of so much more... However, you didn't see her true potential...

    Cornelius : Got it!

    Bowler Hat Guy : So you shut her down... or so you thought.

    [Doris breaks out of her holding cell] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : We both had a score to settle with you, and while my plan for revenge was brilliant, Doris's was... well, we went with Doris's, but I made a very, very important contribution. Together we made the perfect team.

    Franny : [Doris activates her night vision goggles]  Wilbur, make sure you shut that door tight, or else the alarm won't engage.

    Wilbur : Yeah, Mom.

    Bowler Hat Guy : [Wilbur leaves the door ajar]  I went to your house, snuck in the garage, and stole the time machine. All thanks to that pointy-haired little kid who forgot to lock the garage door.

    [Bowler Hat Guy cackles] 

    Bowler Hat Guy : And now, all that's left is to return to Inventco, where I'll pass off your little gizmo as my own.

    Lewis : Goob, I had no idea!

    Bowler Hat Guy : Shut up! And don't call me 'Goob'! How many evil villains do you know that can pull off a name like 'Goob'? Bleh!

    Lewis : Look, I'm sorry your life turned out so bad. But don't blame me you messed it up yourself. You just focused on the bad stuff when all you had to do was... let go of the past and keep moving forward...

    Bowler Hat Guy : Hmm, let's see... take responsibility for my own life or blame you? Ding-ding-ding-ding-ding! Blame you wins hands down!

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