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The Best Hairspray Quotes

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Hairspray quotes are certainly quotable for movie fans. These are some of the best quotes from the dance comedy Hairspray as determined by you and your votes. Set in 1962 Baltimore, the film follows teen Tracy Trunblad, an aspiring dancer and vocal activist against racial segregation. Released on July 20, 2007, this updated version of Hairspray took aspects from John Waters' 1988 version and the book for the stage musical by Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell.

What are the best Hairspray quotes? Do you like Tracy's line, "I think I've kind of been in a bubble... thinking that fairness was gonna just happen. It's not" line? Or do you like some of the lesser known lines from the film? Let it be known. Vote for your top Hairspray quotes and watch them rise to the top of the list.

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    Edna Turnblad: Will you turn that racket down? I'm trying to iron here.
    Tracy Turnblad: Ma, its not racket, its the Corny Collins Show!
    Edna Turnblad: Well, it's turning your brains into mud!
  • Amber Von Tussle: Do that again, and there'll be stumps where your feet are, you got that? You little who. (Link Walks up) Holy moly.
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    Link Larkin: (presents Amber with a ring) It’s time.
    Amber Von Tussle: Oh!
    (Amber and Link kiss)
    Velma Von Tussle: Amber! Save your personal life for the camera, sweetie! Oop, shiny!
    (sends Amber off to makeup for more powder)
  • Corny Collins: And now it’s time to say goodbye to our very own fun-lovin’, free-wheelin’ little Brenda. Come on up here, Brenda. Brenda will be taking a little leave of absence from the show. How long are you gonna be gone, Brenda?
    Brenda: (smiling nervously) Just nine months.