In Memory of Leslie Nielson
Leslie Nielsen was born in Saskatchewan, Canada in February 11, 1926 and passed away in his sleep at the age of 84 due to complications from pneumonia on November 28th 2010. We all remember Leslie Nielson as one of America’s historical slapstick comedians in Starring in several roles including Airplane and the Naked Gun movies. The dedicated actor worked in film and television for over 60 years and appeared in over 100 films! We have put together a compilation of some of Leslie’s funniest quotes and film moments for you to enjoy. He surely will be missed. Oops sorry Leslie, didn’t mean to call you Shirley.
Leslie Nielson Quotes
Dr. Rumack: What was it we had for dinner tonight?
Elaine Dickinson: Well, we had a choice: steak or fish.
Dr. Rumack: Yes, yes, I remember, I had lasagna.
Dr. Rumack: Can you fly this plane and land it?
Ted Striker: Surely you can’t be serious.
Dr. Rumack: I am serious, and don’t call me Shirley.
Dr. Rumack: You’d better tell the Captain we’ve got to land as soon as we can. This woman has to be gotten to a hospital.
Elaine Dickinson: A hospital–what is it?
Dr. Rumack: It’s a big building with patients, but that’s not important right now.
Lt. Frank Drebin: How are the children?
Jane Spencer: We didn’t have any children.
Lt. Frank Drebin: Yes, of course.
Jane Spencer: How was your prostate operation?
Lt. Frank Drebin: Oh, good. Fine, never be better.
Lt. Frank Drebin: Miss, I’m Lt. Frank Drebin, and this is Captain Ed Hocken, Police Squad.
Busty Female Shop Assistant: Is this some kind of bust?
Lt. Frank Drebin: Well… it’s very impressive, yes, but we need to ask you a few questions.
Lt. Frank Drebin: That’s the red-light district. I wonder why Savage is hanging around down there.
Captain Ed Hocken: Sex, Frank?
Lt. Frank Drebin: Uh, no, not right now, Ed.