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Heathers

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Cast
Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk, Kim Walker, Penelope Milford, Glenn Shadix, Lance Fenton
Released
1989
marijuana | phencyclidine
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Heather Chandler tells her friend Heather McNamara, "Bulimia is so ‘87." (0:11)

Her father asks Veronica Sawyer, "So, what was the first week of spring vacation withdrawal like?"
Veronica answers another question from her father, ”Because you're an idiot.” (0:15)

New student Jason "J.D." Dean tells Veronica, referring to the food, "Keeps me sane." (0:17)

Veronica: "Dear diary, I want to kill, and you have to believe it's for more than just selfish reasons..." (0:18)

Another student tells Veronica, "Oh, I know everyone at your high school isn't so uptight." (0:20)

Veronic writes, "God, I sound like... psycho." (0:21)

Veronica tells J.D., "I use my grand IQ to decide what color gloss to wear..." (0:24)

Veronica asks J.D., referring to her friend Heather Chandler, "She skips the Saturday morning trip to Grandma's even when she's not hungover."
J.D.: ”We'll just concoct ourselves a little hangover cure...” (0:24)

J.D. tells Heather Chandler, "Veronica knew you would have a hangover..."
J.D. tells Veronica, ”All right, I'm just a little freaked here.”
”... but if this were like a suicide thing, you know?”
Veronica: ”Like a suicide thing?”
”You might think what I've done is shocking.”
J.D.: ”To me, though, suicide is the natural answer to the myriad of problems life has given me.” (0:27)

Teacher Paul: "Heather Chandler's not your everyday suicide."
Woman teacher : ”I must say, I was impressed that she made proper use of the word myriad in her suicide note.”
Teacher Pauline Fleming: ”... all we can think to talk about Is adequate mourning times and misused vocabulary words.” (0:31)

Heather Mcnamara asks Heather Duke, "Yeah, where is your urge to purge." (0:32)

Fleming tells her class, "... I think it's a good opportunity to share the feelings that this suicide has spurred in all of us." (0:34)

Her father asks Veronica, "So, what was the first day after Heather's suicide like?"
Veronica answers another question from her father, ”Because you're an idiot.” (0:37)

Memorial service for Heather Chandler (0:37)

Student Peter prays: "Dear God, please make sure this never happens to me because I don't think I can handle suicide." (0:38)

Veronica answers Heather McNamara, "Mourning, maybe watching TV." (0:39)

Heather McNamara tells Veronica, "Don't worry."
Veronica: ”Okay, just as long as it's not going to be one of those nights where they get shit-faced...” (0:41)

Student Dennis tells Peter, "It's just that we're talkin’ suicide here... ‘Teenage Suicide [Don't Do It]’..."
Veronica tells the other students, referring to student Kurt, ”I left him drunk and flailing in cowshit.” (0:43)

J.D. tells Veronica, referring to his bullets, "They're like tranquilizers..."
Veronica: ”... they're really just lying there unconscious and bleeding?” (0:46)

Veronica tells J.D., "Yeah, but don't worry..." (0:49)

Police officer McCord tells officer Milner, "Suicide. Double suicide."
Milner: ”My God, suicide. Why?” (0:52)

Veronica intentionally burns herself with a cigarette lighter.
She tells J.D., ”I'm such an idiot.” (0:54)

Another student tells the two surviving Heathers, "School’s canceled today because Kurt and Ram killed themselves in a repressed homosexual suicide pact." (0:55)

Memorial service for Kurt and Ram (0:55)

Veronica writes in her diary, "Suicide gave Heather depth, Kurt a soul, Ram a brain." (0:56)

Principal: "Now I've seen a lot of bullshit: angel dust, switchblades, sexually perverse photography exhibits involving tennis rackets, but the suicide thing..." (0:57)

Pauline tells the students, "Don't let suicide get you down." (0:59)

J.D. tells Veronica, referring to his mother, "She walked into the building 2 minutes before my dad blew the place up." (1:00)

Radio DJ: "Dudes, if I get one more request for that big fun song, I'm gonna commit suicide. Here it is ‘Teenage Suicide [Don't Do It]’..." (1:00)

J.D. tells Heather Duke, "Oh, don't worry." (1:03)

Fleming, on television: "The Westerberg suicides were tough on all of us, but we shared the pain of losing three very popular students."
”In a burst of cleansing synchronicity, TV cameras happened on to our past...”
Veronica: ”Cleansing synchronicity?”
Fleming: ”Before a teenager decides to kill himself there are certain facts that he should know.” (1:06)

Martha "Dumptruck" Dunnstock walks into heavy traffic with a note attached to her chest. (1:07)

Veronica asks her parents, "Can't you see these little programs are eating suicide up with a spoon?"
Heather Duke tells Veronica, ”... Martha Dumptruck tried to buy the farm. She flopped in front of a car wearing a suicide note.” (1:07)

Heather Duke tells Veronica, "I mean, Heather and Kurt were a shock, but Martha Dumptruck?... She dialed suicide hotlines in her diapers."
Together, they listen to Heather McNamara on a radio talk show, ”The last guy I had sex with killed himself the next day.” (1:09)

Veronica stops Heather McNamara from overdosing. Heather tells Veronica, "Suicide is a private thing."
Veronica: ”If everyone jumped off a bridge, would you?” (1:12)

Heather Duke tells J.D., "Teenage Suicide [Don't Do It]" (1:13)

Veronica tells J.D., "I was thinking more along the lines of slitting Heather Dukes wrists open, making it look like a suicide." (1:15)

Veronica's mother tells her, referring to J.D., "He said that he thought you might try to kill yourself."
Veronica's father tells Veronica, ”You have been depressed lately.”
Veronica's mother tells her, ”He said that we should keep you from...”
Father: ”Prescription drugs.”
Mother: ”Prescription drugs.” (1:16)

Veronica tells J.D., "Get off of my bed you... psycho... You're... psychotic."
”If you think I'm gonna write another suicide note, you're wrong.”
J.D.: ”What else does a suicide need, huh?” (1:18)

Veronica dreams of a memorial service for Heather Duke.
Father Ripper: ”... as she writes so eloquently in her suicide note.” (1:20)

Veronica writes in her diary, referring to J.D., "Let's see how the son of a bitch reacts to a suicide he didn't perform himself." (1:23)

J.D. finds Veronica has hanged herself. He says, “Talk about your suicide pacts, huh?” (1:23)

Veronica’s mother finds Veronica has hanged herself, but Veronica stops pretending to be dead. (1:25)

Fleming: "Veronica, J.D. told me you committed suicide last night."
”Whether to kill yourself or not is one of the most important decisions a teenager can make.” (1:26)

A student lights a joint. (1:32)

A loud bang as J.D. blows himself up off camera. (1:38)