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The Most Memorable 'Eraserhead' Quotes

Updated December 4, 2019 128 votes 27 voters 1.0k views16 items

The best quotes from Eraserhead make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Now it’s time to rank the greatest Eraserhead quotes, with the help of your votes. Starring Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, and Allen Joseph, Eraserhead was directed by David Lynch and was released in 1977. 

What are your favorite lines from Eraserhead? One of the memorable one-liners was when Mary X says, "Mother, they're still not sure it is a baby!" Another great line from Eraserhead is, "Oh, I don't know much of anything." spoken by Henry Spencer who was played by Jack Nance.

Vote up all the quotes from Eraserhead you want to see at the top of the list, regardless of which character they come from.

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    Still Not Sure

    Mrs. X: Answer me!

    Henry Spencer: I'm too nervous.

    Mrs. X: There's a baby. It's at the hospital.

    Mary X: Mom!

    Mrs. X: And you're the father.

    Henry Spencer: Well, well that's impossible! It's only been...

    Mary X: Mother, they're still not sure it is a baby!

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    In Heaven

    Lady in the Radiator: [singing]  In Heaven, everything is fine. In Heaven, everything is fine. In Heaven, everything is fine. You've got your good things. And I've got mine. In Heaven, everything is fine. In Heaven, everything is fine. In Heaven, everything is fine. You've got your good things. And you've got mine. In Heaven, everything is fine.

     

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    Like Regular Chickens

    Mr. X: Mary usually does the carving but tonight since you are our guest, you could do it, Henry. All right with you?

    Henry Spencer: Of course. I'd be happy to. So I just, uh... I just cut them up like regular chickens?

    Mr. X: Sure, just cut them up like regular chickens.

     

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    I Don't Know

    Mr. X: Well Henry, what do you know?

    Henry Spencer: Oh, I don't know much of anything.

     

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