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Do the Right Thing

Cast
Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Paul Benjamin, Frankie Faison, Samuel L. Jackson, Rosie Pérez
Released
1989
Whitney Houston | Michael Jackson | Prince
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Town crier Smiley stutters. (0:06; 0:23; 0:54, 1:27) Might he also suffer from intellectual disability?

Restaurateur Sal asks his son Pino, “Am I going crazy?” (0:09)

Mother Sister accosts Da Mayor: “Hey, you old drunk.”
”You a drunk fool.” (0:15)

Sal asks customer Buggin' Out, “What are you, a retard?” (0:18)

New York Times headline: “YES, IT’S HOTTER, IT’S MUGGIER, AND, YES, YOU’RE GOING CRAZY” (0:24)

Ahmad tells Da Mayor, “You’re an old drunk zero man.”
Da Mayor: “Don’t call me a drunk.”
”Every day, every day, every day I see you walkin’ up and down this block inebriated. Never sober... Drunk ass.” (0:42)

Mookie tells his girlfriend Tina, “If that ain’t love, you’re crazy.“ (0:45)

Mookie asks Pino, “Who’s your favorite rockstar? Prince. You’re a Prince freak.”
”Prince.”
Pino: “Fuck Michael Jackson.” (0:46)

D.J. Mister Señor Love Daddy lists music artists: “... Prince... Whitney Houston...” (0:56)

Pino tells Sal, “It’s like I come to work, it’s Planet of the Apes.” (0:58)

Cee asks Buggin’ Out, “Shit, you crazy man?” (1:02) 

Sweet Dick Willie asks his friend Coconut Sid, “Man, you out your... mind?” (1:11)

Da Mayor asks young Eddie, “What you trying to do, kill yourself?” (1:12)

Jade tells Mookie, “Stop trippin’.”
Mookie: ”No, you’re trippin’.”
Jade: “I didn’t stutter.” (1:14)

Tina tells Mookie, “You know your memory’s getting really ridiculous.”
”Of course I’m sweating you moron.” (1:18)