Monday, November 15, 2010

TFT's Movie Quote of the Day - November 15

Love him or hate him, Jim Carrey had quite a run in the 1990s, becoming one of the decade's most bankable stars. It seemed Carrey could do no wrong (although the less said about The Cable Guy, the better) during a string of hit comedies that started with 1994's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.

One summer, my brother and I rented this gem and watched it repeatedly over the period of a week. It drove our mother insane...but we learned basically every line of the movie. One of my favorites is when our erstwhile pet detective visits the parents of Ray Finkle, the failed Dolphins kicker who missed a critical field goal and blamed Dan Marino's hold for the shank. Ace finds Finkle's home to be a grim, mad memorial to Finkle's failed kick. He eventually calls to check in with his love interest, uncorking this memorable line:

"I'm in Psychoville and Finkle's the mayor."

Spoiler alert: Finkle is Einhorn. Einhorn is Finkle!

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