Monique Junot: I figured if we had nothing to say to each other he would get bored; go away. But instead he uses it as an excuse to put his testicles all over me. Lane Myer: Excuse me? Monique Junot: You know, like octopus? Testicles? Lane Myer: Ohhhh. Tentacles. N-T. Tentacles; big Difference.
Johnny: Four weeks, twenty papers, that’s two dollars. Plus tip.
Lane Myer: Gee Johnny, I don’t have a dime.
Johnny: Didn’t ask for a dime. Two dollars.
Lane Myer: Well… it’s funny see… my mom, had to leave early to take my brother to school and my dad to work cuz…
Johnny: …two dollars… cash.
Lane Myer: See… the problem here is that… my little brother, this morning, got his arm caught in the microwave, and uh… my grandmother dropped acid and she freaked out, and hijacked a school bus full of… penguins, so it’s kind of a family crisis… so come back later? Great.
Truly a sight to behold. A man beaten. The once great champ, now, a study in moppishness. No longer the victory hungry stallion we’ve raced so many times before, but a pathetic, washed up, aged ex-champion.
Question: What Oscar-winning actor directed the movie Stir Crazy?
Last Question: In Better Off Dead, what kind of car does Lane have sitting in his yard?
Poor Lane was having it rough after his girlfriend Beth dumped him for the ski captain. Then he met exchange student Monique, and things started getting better. But, he was still having a difficult time drag racing with the two Korean brothers, one of whom learned English by impersonating Howard Cosell.
But, as it turns out, Monique turned out to be quite the “grease monkey”, fixing up Lanes ’67 Camaro that had been sitting covered in his yard forever. He redeemed himself against the brothers:
This, and “language lessons” in the international language of love restored Lane’s confidence and his will to live. He was well enough to take on the ski captain in a race, as well as losing the paperboy who wanted his 2 dollars!