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October 31, 2006

they better get here soon

i'm alone in a house full of candy. NOT GOOD.

Posted by lisa at October 31, 2006 06:29 PM

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GET OUT! THE CANDY IS COMING FROM INSIDE THE HOUSE!!!! ;)

Posted by: Joseph H. Vilas on October 31, 2006 06:37 PM

Sometimes I'm sorry we don't get trick or treaters here, but this year it's a relief that I don't have to worry about it.

Posted by: Sarah on October 31, 2006 06:41 PM

Joe -- ha! hahahahaha! So funny. And yet frustrating -- as I can't actually think of which movie(s) has/ve the variation on that quote -- with the phone call (right?) coming from inside the house. Not to mention, now I'm confused how it could be a phone call for movies done in the age before cell phones.

Posted by: Phil on October 31, 2006 11:26 PM

We had about 150 kids. It was awesome. Except that we ran out of candy 30 minutes too soon and had to hide with the lights out.

I love halloween.

Posted by: Steph Mineart on November 1, 2006 07:36 AM

by the end i guess i had maybe 30-40 people that i handed out candy to. not just kids :) i shut off all the lights and stuff around 8:30 with just a little candy left.

Posted by: lisa on November 1, 2006 08:49 AM

Phil: I believe it's from "When a Stranger Calls" (1979, starring Charles Durning, Carol Kane, Colleen Dewhurst and Ron "Superfly" O'Neal). The actual quote, according to the infallible IMDB:

Sgt. Sacker: Jill, this is Sergeant Sacker. Listen to me. We've traced the call... it's coming from inside the house. Now a squad car's coming over there right now, just get out of that house!

It's possible that the house had two phone lines.

Not sure what other movies besides "Scream" have used the "coming from inside the house" motif.

Posted by: Jerry on November 1, 2006 01:30 PM

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