“Fourscore and… [looks at his pocket watch]… seven minutes ago… we, your forefathers, were brought forth upon a most excellent adventure conceived by our new friends, Bill… and Ted. These two great gentlemen are dedicated to a proposition which was true in my time, just as it’s true today. Be excellent to each other. And… PARTY ON, DUDES!
— President Abraham Lincoln (Robert Barron), Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989), written by Chris Matheson & Ed Solomon
The Daily Dialogue theme for the week is Presidential speeches suggested by CWillGoWrite. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure suggested by Sean Z P Harris.
Trivia: In the original script, the time machine was a 1969 Chevy Van, but the filmmakers thought that it would be a rip-off of Back to the Future (1985). So, they changed it to a phone booth (apparently unconcerned that “Doctor Who” (1963) uses a police telephone box as its time machine). Also, when they used the van, Bill and Ted picked up more historical figures than they did in the final film.