Daily Dialogue — November 18, 2011

November 18th, 2011 by

[Foster and Mac have pulled a man over for speeding and are deciding what game to play]

Mac: All right, how about “Cat Game?”

Foster: Cat Game? What’s the record?

Mac: Thorny did six, but I think you can do ten.

Foster: Ten? Starting right ‘meow?’

[Mac laughs - they walk up to the car, and Foster taps on the driver side]

Larry Johnson: Sorry about the…

Foster: All right meow. (1) Hand over your license and registration.

[the man hands him his license]

Foster: Your registration? Hurry up meow. (2)

[Mac ticks off two fingers]

Larry Johnson: Sorry.

[the man laughs a little]

Foster: Is there something funny here boy?

Larry Johnson: Oh, no.

Foster: Then why you laughing, Mister… Larry Johnson?

[pause]

Foster: All right meow, (3) where were we?

Larry Johnson: Excuse me, are you saying meow?

Foster: Am I saying meow?

[Mac puts his hands up for the fourth one, but makes an "eehhh" facial expression, as he is considering the last one]

Larry Johnson: I thought…

Foster: Don’t think boy. Meow, (4) do you know how fast you were going?

[man laughs]

Foster: Meow. (5) What is so damn funny?

Larry Johnson: I could have sworn you said meow.

Foster: Do I look like a cat to you, boy? Am I jumpin’ around all nimbly bimbly from tree to tree?

[Mac is gut-busting laughing]

Foster: Am I drinking milk from a saucer?

[feigned anger]

Foster: Do you see me eating mice?

Foster: [Mac and the man are laughing their heads off now] You stop laughing right meow! (6)

Larry Johnson: [the man stops and swallows hard] Yes sir.

Foster: Meow, (7) I’m gonna have to give you a ticket on this one. No buts meow. (8) It’s the law.

[rips off the ticket and hands it to the man]

Foster: Not so funny meow, (9) is it?

Foster: [Foster gets up to leave, but Mac shakes his hands at him, indicating only nine meows] Meow! (10)

– Larry Johnson (Jim Gaffigan), Foster (Paul Soter), Super Troopers (2001), written by Jay Chandrasekhan &
Kevin Heffernan & Steve Lemme & Paul Soter & Erik Stolhanske

The Daily Dialogue theme for the week is cop meets crook, suggested by Désirée. Super Troopers suggested by Pliny the Elder.

Trivia: In the scene where the troopers are smoking marijuana while watching the Johnny Chimpo cartoon, the redness of their eyes was achieved by the makeup artist blowing menthol in their faces.

Dialogue On Dialogue: One word: Meow!

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