Ava Quote #10

Quote from Ava in Pilot

Ava: Hey-yo! What it do, baby-boos? What y'all think about this little film crew I brought in here?
Melissa: Distracting, makes our jobs harder. But exciting. We about to be on TV.
Barbara: Because they are covering underfunded, poorly managed public schools in America.
Ava: No press is bad press, Barb. Look at Mel Gibson. Still thriving. [laughs] Daddy's Home 2? Hilarious!
[aside to camera:]
Janine: Ava's our principal. She has a... unique take on her job.
[separately to camera:]
Melissa: She's bad at her job. What's unique is that she's bad at her job.


 ‘Pilot’ Quotes

Quote from Melissa

[aside to camera:]
Melissa: Uh... Melissa. Schemmenti. Second-grade teacher.
[in class room:]
Melissa: What's half of 100?
Children: 50.
Melissa: Also, $100, known as a C-note.
[aside to camera:]
Melissa: You Sicilian? Italian? You from South? Okay, you guys working with the cops? 'Cause you gotta tell me.

Quote from Melissa

Janine: Hey, it's not impossible to get things. Melissa asked for those new toy cash registers for her classroom and got them.
Melissa: Yeah, those aren't toys. I know a guy who worked a Walmart demolition. I got a guy for everything. I know a guy right now working the stadium build. Need rebar?
Janine: No.

Quote from Barbara

Barbara: Janine. Turn that down, please! I'm trying to teach my kindergartners the letter "C," and they are distracted by this song. It's like "Back That Azz Up" for kids.
Janine: Hey, guys, um, could you sit down, please? [music continues] Guys, I'm gonna count to 3. 1... 2...
Barbara: And I am not counting. Sit down! [music stops]
[aside to camera:]
Barbara: I'm Barbara Howard, woman of God. I do my work, I go home. I get my nails done every week. And... I love teaching.