Daddy Day Care

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Daddy Day Care is a 2003 American comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and Jeff Garlin about two jobless men who decide to start a day care business.

Directed by Steve Carr. Written by Geoff Rodkey.
D-Day Is Coming (taglines)


  • [walking into Chapman Academy] Look at this place. It's Princeton for preschoolers.
  • [while leading Miss Harridan into his house] Is there anything I can get you to drink? Coffee, tea, water, eye of newt?
  • If you don't stop it with that Star Trek stuff, I'm gonna push you in that sticker bush.
  • Any boob can run a day-care center, but it takes a family to raise some kids and that's what we're gonna be from now on: a family.


  • When The Carrot is done with you, you will be nothing but a kumquat!
  • Let's get safety gate crazy.


  • [While Charlie is explaining a play for football] How about we just run in a circle?


  • You be good!
  • There… There he is.
  • [first lines] Morning, Dad.


Charlie: What's going on?
Phil: Your worst nightmare.
Charlie: What?
Phil: Mr. Broccoli's a no-show

Kim: How was your day, baby?
Charlie: I lost my J-O-B.
Kim: You lost your J-O-B?
Charlie: I got F-I-R-E-D. Me and 300 other people.

[After reading an advertisement for a fund-raiser for Daddy Day Care]
Miss Harridan: They're selling fun. I can't compete with fun.

Charlie: SHUT UP, BUTTHEAD! (shouts) Crispin, shut up, you said.
[Crispin kicks Charlies shin]
Charlie [yells]: Oww! Argh! Stupid TV room!
Crispin: All right! (laughs)
[Charlie and Phil, at window for Marvin gives a mailbox]
Phil: No, no, no, NO!
Crispin [about Marvin]: It's time to clean up, Charlie. And it's BANK!
[Sees Thomas Jefferson painting.]
Charlie: Yeah! (To the kids, lunch time for table) Come on.
[As Crispin, Flash, Jamie, Ben, Max, Becca, Dylan, Nicky, and Bruce bites the popcorn]
Ben: Yummy!
Marvin: (bangs the door, from the house country)
[Charlie and Phil shouts]
Marvin: Hi, I'm Marvin.
The Flash: We need more chasing bad guys! (Marvin gives a rule, sees Charlie and Phil)
Marvin: Hey, that's an excellent idea!
The Flash: Like the Joker!
Marvin [repeated line]: No, you see, buddy, that's Batman's bad guy. You're the Flash, you need to be fighting…
The Flash: Lex Luthor?
Marvin: No, that's Superman. You need You need to be fighting Captain Boomerang, Gorilla Grodd, Reverse Flash
The Flash: How about the Riddler?
Marvin [to Charlie and Phil]: What are you doing to these kids?
[sees Charlie and Phil, like Marvin was paint a car, "Daddy Day Care"]
NOTE: This dialogue is 5 minutes and 22 seconds

Becca: We need more learning about things!
Charlie: More learning about things?
Becca: Yes. We're at a very critical age. You have to feed our minds!

Kids [singing]: Put the lime in the coconut and drink 'em all up.
Phil: Put the lime in the coconut and drink 'em all up.
Bruce: Put the lime the coconut and drink 'em all up.
Phil: I says…
Charlie [joining in]: Doctor.
Phil: …ain't there nothing I can take? I says…
Charlie: Doctor.
Phil: …to relieve this belly ache? I says…
Charlie: DOCTOR!
Phil: Like a rhinestone cowboy / Riding out on a horse in a star-spangled rodeo / Hava nagila, have nagila, hava nagila…
[Charlie pulls in kicks him - the music stops]
Charlie: Okay, lunch time.

Charlie [to Phil]: Today, we need some organization and planned activities.
Phil: No. We need Ritalin and leashes, that's what we need.

Jamie's Mom [to Jamie]: Who are you going to call if there's any problem? (gives her a phone)
Jamie: 911, Mommy.
Jamie's Mom: Oh, such a good girl!


  • D-Day Is Coming
  • Who's your Daddy?


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