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Maeve Wiley: What?
Ruby: It's mine, okay? And I need your help. You and that weird sex kid who looks like a Victorian ghost.”
Ebenezer Scrooge: I have never met any of your brothers, sir!
Ghost of Christmas Present: You have never looked for them!”
Ghost of Christmas Present: What year is this?
Ebenezer Scrooge: Eighteen hundred and sixty.
Ghost of Christmas Present: Then I have eighteen hundred and fifty-nine brothers.”
Bob Cratchit: Yes. No. You're Father Christmas?
Ebenezer Scrooge: [chuckles] No. [pulls down his mask briefly]
Mrs. Cratchit: [screams] It's Mr. Scrooge! He's gone mad!
Bob Cratchit: It's all right, dear. There's nothing to be frightened of.
Ebenezer Scrooge: No, I haven't gone mad. And on Monday, when your salary is doubled.
Bob Cratchit: Doubled? [to his wife] He has gone mad!
Ebenezer Scrooge: We'll set together and discuss how I can help your family to start with. We'll find the right doctors to get Tiny Tim well. And we will get him well you don't.
Bob Cratchit: Yes! I believe you, I believe anything!”
Ebenezer Scrooge: No.
Tom Jenkins: And there'll be a free can of broth, sir, every night for the coming year in gratitude for your infinite kindness...in giving me another two weeks to pay.
Ebenezer Scrooge: One week.
Tom Jenkins: Ten days?
Ebenezer Scrooge: One week.
Tom Jenkins: [defeated] One week.
Ebenezer Scrooge: And put a lid on that stuff, I'll take it home.”
Ebenezer Scrooge: I...I think I'd rather not.”
Tom - Friend of Harry's: Harry, I've visited you every Christmas for the past five years, and to this day I can never understand this extraordinary ritual of toasting the health of your old uncle Ebenezer. I mean, everyone knows he's the most miserable old skinflint that ever walked God's earth.
Ebenezer Scrooge: [glaring] Who's he?
Ghost of Christmas Present: Oh... just a friend.
Nephew Fred: My dear Tom, it's very simple. He is indeed a despicable old miser, worse than you could ever possibly imagine. [Ghost of Christmas Present bursts out laughing]
Ebenezer Scrooge: You find this amusing?
Ghost of Christmas Present: Believe it or not, he likes you.
Nephew Fred: See, I look at it this way: If I can wish a Merry Christmas to him, who is beyond dispute the most obnoxious and parsimonious of all living creatures, then I know in my heart that I am truly a man of goodwill.
Ebenezer Scrooge: [rising to lunge at Fred] Scoundrel!
Ghost of Christmas Present: Wait! There's more to come.
Nephew Fred: And besides... I like old Scrooge!
Ghost of Christmas Present: What did I tell you?”
Ghost of Christmas Past: I am the spirit whose coming was foretold to you.
Ebenezer Scrooge: You don't look like a ghost.
Ghost of Christmas Past: Thank you.
Ebenezer Scrooge: May I inquire more precisely who or what you are?
Ghost of Christmas Past: I am the Ghost of Christmas Past.
Ebenezer Scrooge: Long past?
Ghost of Christmas Past: No. Your past.
Ebenezer Scrooge: And what business brings you here?
Ghost of Christmas Past: Your welfare.
Ebenezer Scrooge: [scoffs] To be wakened by a ghost at one o'clock in the morning is hardly conducive to my welfare!
Ghost of Christmas Past: Your redemption, then.”
Dina: Already it's a horror story.”
Kenny Harris: Sorry! Didn't see a name on it!
Cissy Vernon: [mysteriously] Well look a little closer next time...”
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