When one is happy there is no time to be fatigued; being happy engrosses the whole attention.Edward Frederic Benson
- Appropriate sparks are flying, somebody cue the power ballad.
- Look at him, he's killing his hard-on.
- Mr. Newberry here has got the full-on Boo Radley, village idiot, Quasimoto thing going, don't you Mr. Newb?
- The Yogurt Shop, Yogurt Shoppe, what the fuck's a Shoppe?
- [sees Andy Effkin being talked to by police] Andy Effkin toasts with the most.
- [Blue Ribbons circle around Steve] Ice Ice Baby.
- It's not like you think. It's a whole new kind of cool. Everything's beautiful, man.
- I had no idea the evil was this pervasive.
- [shouts] You signed me up for the program?
- Be the ball.
- Sounds razor.
- Who put the acid in my Spam?
- Dorian Newberry: Hey, teacher, leave them kids alone.
- Allen Clark: Don't worry about the snakes in your garden when you've got spiders in your bed.
- Lorna Longley: Bad wrong, wrong bad, bad wrong, wrong bad.
- Lorna Longley: [Blood running down her face] I have to go home. I've got a big physics test tomorrow.
- Betty Caldicott: Meet the musical little creatures that hide among the flowers.
- U.V.: I bet you didn't know toast came in 3 flavors.
- U.V.: I've got like, two customers left! If this keeps up, I'm going to be the 7-11 guy!
- Andy Effkin: [snaps Mary Joe's neck] Slut.
- Lorna Longley: Treat yourself.
- Gavin Strick: Rachel, this is Stevie Boy-good man. Stevie Boy, this is Rachel-Cooks Ridge trash.
- Rachel Wagner: [disgusted] Bite me.
- Steve Clark: Tell me, Shannon, do you get yelled at when you talk about your dead grandfather?
- Nathan Clark: Steve...
- Steve Clark: 'Cause around here, people go crazy if you talk about a dead brother.
- Dickie Atkinson the Mechanic: [awkwardly] You had friends in Chicago?
- Steve Clark: Yeah.
- Lorna Longley: You can have friends here.
- Rachel Wagner: Gavin thinks some sinister force has taken over the Cradle Bay meatheads.
- Steve Clark: A sinister force?
- Rachel Wagner: You know, evil. Nowhere to turn, no one to trust, altogether ooky.
- Gavin Strick: Hello, Lorna. How are you doing today, my dear?
- Lorna Longley: Drop dead.
- Gavin Strick: Contact.
- Randi Sklar: Why don't you make like a tree and leave?
- Gavin Strick: Clever girl.
- Steve Clark: [after seeing Chug in a fight] What was that about?
- Rachel Wagner: Toxic jock syndrome.
- Chug Roman: Will you go out with me?
- Rachel Wagner: No.
- Chug Roman: WHY NOT?
- [U.V. isn't sure if Steve Clark is now one of the Blue Ribbons]
- U.V.: Wait man, what's the capital of North Dakota?
- Steve Clark: How the fuck should I know?
- U.V.: All right. You're still okay.
- Dorian Newberry: Evening Officer!
- Officer Cox: What are you doing?
- Dorian Newberry: Oh, I'm getting rid of rats!
- U.V.: [shoots Gavin to prevent him from shooting Rachel and Steve]
- Gavin Strick: [falls to the ground, bleeding] Three times? You had to shoot me three times?
- U.V.: [voice breaking] Sorry, man.
- Gavin Strick: Wow. I get to say to my twisted family... I guess this diminishes my chances of ever meeting Trent Reznor...Wow, I guess I'm finally coming around...
- Steve Clark: Don't do this! Maybe they can be helped!
- Dorian Newberry: No they can't. And neither can I. [shows the gunshot wound to his stomach] Do good things lunch boy.
- Steve Clark: It's over you psycho son of a bitch.
- Dr. Edgar Caldicott: Over? There'll be other places. Other parents who want their kids to behave. Science is God.
- Rachel Wagner: What happened?
- Steve Clark: We're the only ones left.
- Rachel Wagner: So what do we do now?
- Steve Clark: We go home.
- Rachel Wagner: Where's that?
- Steve Clark: Wherever. Wherever we are.
- It doesn't matter if you're not perfect. You will be.
- You'll never be the same.
- In Cradle Bay... there's nothing more frightening than perfection.
- James Marsden - Steve Clark
- Katie Holmes - Rachel Wagner
- Nick Stahl - Gavin Strick
- Steve Railsback - Officer Cox
- Bruce Greenwood - Dr. Edgar Caldicott
- William Sadler - Dorian Newberry
- Chad Donella - U.V.
- Ethan Embry - Allen Clark
- Katharine Isabelle - Lindsay Clark
- A.J. Buckley - Charles 'Chug' Roman
- Crystal Cass - Lorna Longley
- Tygh Runyan - Dickie Atkinson
- Tobias Mehler - Andy Effkin
- Derek Hamilton - Trent Whalen
- P.J. Prinsloo - Robby Stewart