Here’s my collection of the top 19 quotes from The Castle (in no particular order) that need to go straight to the pool room.
Kicking a goal!
Darryl: What’ do you call this?
Darryl: and it’s got something sprinkled on it
Darryl : Seasoning! Looks like everybody’s kicked a goal.
Opposite of letting down
Steve: Dad, you haven’t let anyone down. I don’t know what the opposite of lettin’ someone down is… but you done the opposite.
Darryl: See that lattice up there?
Darryl: Fake. Plastic. Gives the place a Victoriana feel. Chimney. Fake too.
Valuer: Why’s it there?
Darryl: Charm. Adds a bit of charm.
The marvel of electricity
Dale: He reckons powerlines are a reminder of man’s ability to generate electricity.
Federal Court Judge: And what Law are you basing this argument on?
Darryl: The Law of bloody common sense!
Dale: Dad still can’t work out how he got it so cheap. It’s worth almost as much today as when we bought it.
It’s the vibe
Dennis: In summing up. It’s the constitution. It’s Mabo, It’s Justice. It’s Law. It’s the Vibe
Dale: Steve is also an ideas man. That’s why Dad calls him the Ideas Man. He has lots of ideas.
Darryl: Tell em to get stuffed!
Darryl: What are you calling an eyesore? It’s called a home ya dickhead!
Trace: It was so dry on the plane that your hair actually dehydrates, doesn’t it Con.
Con: Yeah it loses it’s moisture.
Dale: How much is a jousting stick worth Dad?
Daryl: Couldn’t be more than $250. Depending on the condition.
Darryl: How’s the serenity? So much serenity
Darryl: Tell him he’s dreamin’
Fishing with the Kerrigans
Darryl: Listen to that! Singing like a bird!
Dale: He just loved Bonnie Doon. And he reckoned the faster you went the more you saw of it.
Dale: Dad reckons fishing is 10% Brains and 95% muscle, the rest is just good luck
Suffer in your jocks!
Darryl: Suffer in ya jocks
Cost less than the materials
Darryl: 45 bucks. You couldn’t buy the materials for that.
Never a truer word spoken
Darryl: It’s not a house it’s a home, a man’s home is his castle.