Quotes & Jokes by Dana Carvey / page 2

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This movie will actually increase the sex life of parents everywhere because they can put this on, with the 45 minutes of extras and they've got almost two hours to do whatever they've got to do while the kids watch the movie.

I'm thirty years old, but I read at the thirty-four-year-old level.

That's why modern corporate movie making has become so laborious that comedians are kind of kicked out by 50.

Please, O ye Lord, keep Jim Bakker behind bars.

When people come to see my stand-up, they get a chance to see my characters interact with each other. I enjoy pushing my characters to the limit. No matter how far out there I go, I look for things that make the characters human. While many comics have a secret persona, I fundamentally want to be myself.

I've never really worked on them. Just once in a while one hits me and makes me laugh. My Al Gore was sort of like a gay Gomer Pyle.

I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.

I had written in another draft a completely different kind of fight, but they said they couldn't afford to shoot it. They needed a fight scene, though, so I was told to put a fight scene in, but not the one I had written.

We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs, and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane, and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie, you know?

My fate is very precarious. I don't want the show to suffer because I may not be able to come back next week.

Well, isn't that special?