A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.

Ronald Miller: Nerds, jocks. My side, your side. It's all bullshit. Its hard enough just trying to be yourself.
[Talking to Cindy outside her house]
Ronald Miller: I need to talk to you. Every time I call you're either taking a bath, washing your hair or you're out of the country. That was a good one, by the way.
[Ronald washes Cindy's car]
Ronald Miller: You can do anything you want, anything you put your heart and mind into!
Quint: [to Ronald] Oh, Return of the Living Dred.
Ronald Miller: [walks over with a bat] Why don't you lay off?
Quint: Why don't you go back where you belong, hose head.
Ronald Miller: Take your hands off Kenneth or I'll break your arm. Your pitching arm.
Quint: Oh yeah? Don't make me laugh, lawn boy.
Ronald Miller: Let go. NOW!
[slams the table with the bat]
Quint: [Let's Kenneth go]
Ronald Miller: You broke your arm once before, remember? You fell out of our tree house. Kenneth picked you up and we carried you 12 blocks to the hospital.
Kenneth Wurman: Yeah, you cried all the way.
Ronald Miller: We were all friends then, remember? And now you want to end his life because he's talking to Patty on your side of the cafeteria. Oh man, that's stupid. I know cuz that's where I wanted to be. On your side, with your crowd. But I messed up. See, I tried to buy my way in. But Kenneth, he's not trying to buy anybody. He's just trying to make friends *being* *himself*. Cools, Nerds, your side, my side, man it's all bullshit. It's just tough enough to be yourself.
[Cindy to Ronald after their fake break-up]
Cindy Mancini: Whatever happens to your popularity, stay yourself, don't change to please others.
Ronald Miller: Me change? Never.
Kenneth Wurman: Look, It's the African ant eater ritual!
Chuckie Miller: You nuked my brother.
Cindy Mancini: What?
Chuckie Miller: You took him from "geek" status to "king" status to no status.
Cindy Mancini: Chuckie Miller, right? He resorted to sending his messenger boy?
Chuckie Miller: Boy? I see no boy here.
[Cindy puts powder on his face]
Chuckie Miller: You think you shut me up?
Cindy Mancini: I didn't? Well, let me try again.
[attempts to put lipstick on Chuckie]
Chuckie Miller: [leaves]
[says to his friends]
Chuckie Miller: Babe said it was good for my complexion.
[the girls are in Cindy's car]
Barbara: Why wouldn't we go out with Ronald. I mean he's cute and sweet...
Patty: And good...
[Cindy and Barbara stares at her]
Patty: Come on, a lady never talks.
Cindy Mancini: Well I'll have to remember that the next time I see one.
Patty: I mean, he went from totally geek, to totally chic!
Cindy Mancini: Are you high?
Ronald Miller: I want to rent you.
Cindy Mancini: You want to rent me?
Ronald Miller: Yeah. You pretend you like me and we go out for a few weeks... and that will make me popular.
Cindy Mancini: Just going out with me is not gonna make you popular.
Ronald Miller: Well I have a thousand dollars that says it will.
Cindy Mancini: I think you've mowed one too many lawns!
Cindy Mancini: You! Even Bobby thinks we went out. Great, huh? Ha! All of you thought we were a couple. What a joke!... Ronald Miller paid me 1,000 bucks to pretend I liked him. What a deal, huh? $1,000 to go out with him for a month. This guy. Oh, God. He bought me. And he bought all of you. He was sick and tired of being a nobody. Yeah, and he said that all of you guys would worship him if we went out. And I didn't believe that. I was, like, no way! And he was right! No, leave me alone. He was right. Our little plan worked, didn't it, Ronald? The dance. That stupid dance! What a bunch of followers you guys are. I mean, at least I got... At least I got paid.
Cindy Mancini: The moon looks different now, it's not as mysterious or romantic as before.
Ronald Miller: I'm sorry I ruined it for you.
Cindy Mancini: You didn't ruin it, you just changed it I guess.
Mrs. Mancini: First he's a geek, and then you start going out with him. Then he's a geek again. Honey, I don't know what a geek is.
Cindy Mancini: I guess, at the present time, a geek is Ronald Miller.
Mrs. Mancini: Who says?
Ronald Miller: [Ronald reading Cindy's poetry] "Someday my wish is for him to hold me in his arms, in a sea of deep blue, together at last, together as two", ohhh that's beautiful, I didn't know you were a poet.
[Ronald walks the cool hallway for the first time and begin to talk to the girls]
Patty: Didn't you like, used to mow our lawn?
Ronald Miller: Yes, and you have the nicest pair of rhododendrons in town!
Patty: Rhodo-who's?
Cindy Mancini: Guys, I'll meet you at home.
Barbara: What did he say?
Patty: I don't care! I dig his shirt...
Patty: Like we're not supposed to know he's SPYING on us in his SPAZ-mobile.
Transfer Girl: Didn't you take economics? You could have had me for $49.95.
Ronald Miller: You ignored the Donald Miller geek for seventeen years, now you want to ride the Ronnie Miller express!
Rons Dad: [speaking to Ronald] I'm proud of you son. You worked, you earned, you saved...
Chuckie Miller: You Ask! Hey big Dave, how about spottin' me a twenty to purchase some necessities!
Patty: Cool outfit!
Barbara: What a severe suede!
Cindy Mancini: You guys, it's no big deal. Bobby sent it to me from Iowa. You know they have fine leathers down there.
Patty: Oh, yeah. The best leathers come from Rome, Paris, and Des Moines!
[Quint walking into the New Year's party]
Quint: Quinton is in! Let the fun begin!
Ronald Miller: What's his name, Biff?
Cindy Mancini: Don't give me that! His name happens to be Brent!
Ronald Miller: Is there a difference?
Quint: I've learned to appreciate the finer things in life. I even travel with my own wine. You never know the quality you may encounter at a soiree.
Fran: [smells the wine and coughs] Very classy.
Quint: [takes a swig out of the wine bottle] Mm-hmm. I'm into class. It's my new thing.
Patty: [after taking off her top] I bet you've never seen two like these before.
Ronald Miller: Well, my parents do have cable.
[Chucky about Ronald's card nights]
Chuckie Miller: Cards with the tards. Who could beat a night of cards, chips, dips and dorks?
Cindy Mancini: Iris? Oh yeah, she's a big conquest. She's given more rides than Greyhound!
Ronald Miller: I'm going to a party. John Richmond's, with Cindi Mancini.
Chuckie Miller: Cindi Mancini? Senior, captain of the cheerleaders, most beautiful girl in the history of this county?
Ronald Miller: That's her. Well, I'm late, gotta bolt.
Chuckie Miller: Bolt? Something stinks in suburbia.
Ronald Miller: I just think it would be more fun to party with those guys our senior year... go to the games...
Kenneth Wurman: We go to ALL the games.
Ronald Miller: We sit in the visiting section Kenneth... at our own school.
Chuckie Miller: What we have here is something I Just learned called the law of supply and demand. I shall supply you this remote control, but I'm going to demand, say, uh, two bucks.
Ronald Miller: Wrong! That is not how the economic theory works.
Chuckie Miller: Look, I learned it in seventh grade, not Harvard.
Ronald Miller: Okay, let me give you the theory of relativity. Either you put on Bandstand now, or I have one less relative.
Chuckie Miller: I'll put on Bandstand Just for you
[Patty seducing Ronald in the car]
Patty: Are you into long distance relationships?
Ronald Miller: No.
Patty: Now, then why don't you reach out and touch someone?
[puts his hands on her breasts]
Cindy Mancini: Guys, take a look at forehead... do you see a sign that says information?
Jock: Look - it's a nerd herd!
Ronald Miller: We do have a lot of great memories but be honest... wouldn't you like to be popular?
Kenneth Wurman: And have to be in a clique... no.
Ronald Miller: What happened to us? We were all friends in elementary.
Kenneth Wurman: That's because we were all forced to be in the same room together. But, hey, Junior high, high school. Forget it. Jocks became Jocks. Cheerleaders became cheerleaders. We became us. I like us.
[Dinner conversation at the Millers on report card day]
Ronald Miller: Here is the primate example. You raise a doll-chopping homicidal maniac, and what do you do every time you see him? You give him money. Great!
Chuckie Miller: Chillin!
Rons Dad: Shut up, Chuck!
Chuckie Miller: I was talking to Ma!
Rons Mom: Shut up, Chuck!
Patty: Didn't you like, used to mow our lawn?
Ronald Miller: Yes, and you have the nicest pair of rhododendrons in town!
Patty: Rhodo-who's?
Cindy Mancini: Guys, I'll see you in home ec, OK?
Barbara: What did he say?
Patty: I don't care! Dig on his shirt...

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