Quote of the Day: Cujo


[Donna & Tad have just arrived at Joe Camber’s home, but no one is around]

Donna Trenton: Well, looks like we’ve arrived, Tadder.

Tad Trenton: Yeah, but is anyone home?

[Donna gets out of the car]

Donna Trenton: Hello?

Tad Trenton: I can’t get my seatbelt off!

[Donna gets back into the car & starts helping Tad trying to get the belt loose, which she finally does]

Tad Trenton: I wish Dad would get a new car.

Donna Trenton: So do I.

[Cujo suddenly appears on Tad’s side of the car, jumping up on the window. He barks & paws savagely at the half-open window, trying to get his head through. Donna manages to get the window rolled up, as Tad screams in horror]

Tad Trenton: [screaming] Who let the monster out of my closet? Who let the monster out of my closet?

Donna Trenton: [grabs Tad & hangs onto him] It’s not a monster. It’s not a monster. It’s just a…

[Cujo attacks the passenger side again. Unable to get in, he runs around to Donna’s side & jumps up on the driver’s side, barking & snarling]

Tad Trenton: Who let the monster out of my closet? Who let the monster out of my closet?

Donna Trenton: It’s not a monster. It’s not a monster. It’s just a doggy –

[Cujo attacks from the front this time, jumping up on the hood of the Pinto & snarling and barking at Donna & Tad. He paws ferociously at the windshield, but finally jumps off the car after Donna blasts the horn at him]

My good friends, Ty and Nick, recently interviewed Dee Wallace, known for this movie as well as E.T.’s Elliott’s mom in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. It is a fantastic interview, and I highly recommend it. You can find it at http://beatsandeats.net/2016/07/08/catching-dee-wallace-e-t-fame/, as well as iTunes, and wherever else you get your podcasts from.

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