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Meet the Parents () Connections on IMDb: Referenced in, Featured in, " Best Comedic Performance," Robert De Niro saying, "Are you a pothead, Focker?. Watch & share this Meet the Parents video clip in your texts, tweets and comments. Find and share the best video clips and quotes on Vlipsy. Meet the Parents. The hapless Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) and his prospective father-in-law Jack Byrnes "Are you a pothead, Focker?".
But I will be watching you, studying your every move. And if I find that you are trying to corrupt my firstborn child, I will bring you down, baby. I will bring you down to Chinatown. Dialogue[ edit ] Jack: Let me ask you a question, Greg. Let's just say you have kids So, you hire a baby-sitter, someone you think you can trust. References, work experience — it all checks out fine. But then how do you really know for certain I mean, can you ever really trust another human being, Greg?
Sure, I think so. The answer is, you cannot. Greg, would you like to say grace? Oh, uh, well, Greg's Jewish, Dad.
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You're telling me Jews don't pray, honey? No, no, no, no, I'd love to. Pam, come on, it's not like I'm a rabbi or something. I've said grace at many a dinner table.
O dear God, thank You. You are such a good God to us, a kind and gentle And we thank You, O sweet, sweet Lord of hosts You have so aptly lain at our table this day Day by day by day.
O dear Lord, three things we pray. To love Thee more dearly. To see Thee more clearly. To follow Thee more nearly Oh, Greg, that was lovely. That was interesting too. Oh, honey, why don't you read Greg your poem? Oh, no, he doesn't want to hear that. You see, when Jack had to retire That's a bunch of malarkey. The doctor thought it would be therapeutic if he Honey, you wrote the most beautiful poem about your mother. Please, we really wanna hear it. It's a work in progress. I'm still not happy with it.
As soon as it's ready, then I am going to glaze it onto a plate You gave me life, you gave me milk, you gave me courage. Your name was Angela, the angel from heaven.
But you were also an angel of God, and He needed you, too. Selfishly, I tried to keep you here But I couldn't save you, and I shall see your face It always gets me. I love you, Dad, but you could be a real jerk sometimes. He's still not good for Pam! Well, who is, Jack? No one has ever been good enough for your Pam. You only warmed up to Kevin after she broke up with him. It think it's time for you find what Pam wants.
You're gonna have to check that. That bag won't fit. No, I'm not — hey. I'm not checking my bag, okay? There's no need to raise your voice, sir. I'm not raising my voice. This would be raising my voice to you, okay? I don't want to check my bag. By the way, your airline — you suck at checking bags. Because I already did that once, and you lost it, and then I had everything screwed up very badly for me. Do you want to marry her? I did, till I met you. Now Greg, you have a very unique last name.
Um, we were curious, how do you pronounce it? Oh, just like it's spelled. What are you driving there? Yeah it's a Taurus. Yeah, we were going to get a mid-size, but I figure, hey, we pull down decent bucks. Might as well go all out, and pop for the full-size. Oh, no, the guy at the counter. Well, they say geniuses pick green.
But you didn't pick it. What do you mean? You know, the whole drug thing? No, I don't know. Why don't you tell me? Some people think that to "puff the magic dragon" means to- They're really, uh - to smoke - to smoke - a marijuana cigarette.
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Puff's just the name of the boy's magical dragon. Are you a pothead, Focker? No, no, no, no, Jack. No, I'm - I'm not - I - I pass on grass all the time.
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I mean, not all the time. I got a plane full of people saying you threatened that stewardess. I was not threatening her.
I was just trying to get my bag into the overhead storage thing You were acting like a maniac and you threatened her with a bomb. No, I said I didn't have a bomb. But you said bomb. I said, "It's not like I have a bomb". You said "Bomb" on an airplane.