LAWSON : All blond, all under 11, all dumped in the woods,
everything else seems random.
TOM : So how come we don't hear from this guy for 7 months,
then, all of a sudden?
LAWSON : We checked every jail and mental institution in the
state to see every boy that's been in custody but so far
TOM : What about other states?
LAWSON : Well, the feds are working on it, but it's a long
shot. No it's definitely a local crazy. Probably an impulse
killer who seems normal...
TOM : Oh, great!
LAWSON : It could be anybody from the ice cream man to the
LAWSON : Your information might be very valuable, you never know.
LAWSON : No wonder
everybody says cops are stupid...
I feel like a
class a moron
trying to clear up a few frayed ends.
really hate to take you away from your work.
Care to tell
us about that, Mr.
Staplin, or that's slipped your mind too?
hell if you ask me.
Have you ever
been, um, arrested, Mr. Staplin?
One of these
days I'm gonna find that one little shred of evidence, that's
gonna put you where you belong.
: Oh! Mike, I'd like you to meet Dolores. She's the sales
DOLORES : "Betty Joe."
: "Betty Joe"...uh...cosmetics.
MIKE : What
the hell happened here?
: Oh! M--Mike! Ha, ha...How do you like the color scheme?
Dolores did it...You remember...Dolores.
DOLORES : Hello,
Michael! Is it so lovely to see you again.
MIKE : Lovely, lovely... I hardly recognize the place.
DOLORES : Oh, I
just know that we shouldn't have gone off to Reno to get
married like a couple of lovesick puppies.
: Don't worry, sugar plum. I'll have a talk with him.
: YOU are gonna come in and socialize with your new stepmother!!! Do I make myself clear?
MIKE : Hey,
Dad. What is all this, huh?
Michael! I told detective Nulty everything I knew about the
break-in, but he insisted on talking to you.
NULTY : I'll tell you what, Michael. How about you and me take
a little ride down to the station.
MIKE : What for?
DETECTIVE NULTY : I'm enjoying the conversation.
MIKE : Come on...it's 4:00.
: I-I'M GOING WITH YOU!
DETECTIVE NULTY : Fine by me.
DOLORES : This is our wedding night!
DETECTIVE NULTY : Bring your wife, bring your kids, bring your
MIKE : Is it okay if I bring my jacket, huh? Is
that okay Mister...?
detective Nulty, take this fellow, fine, he's a delinquent
NULTY : I don't have time for this conversation, just tell the
sergeant all your personal information...
MIKE : I
don't even know what I'm doing here.
: Mike, what's happening?
DETECTIVE NULTY : Tell me a real fair story about this, boys.