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Movie Scene: Withnail and I – Making Time

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The boys are coming back from a little weekend in the country and the car ride puts a stamp on it.

I is sleeping in the back seat and wakes up with Withnail driving and weaving all over the road.  He’s “making time” and he’s pissed.  Drunk.  Hammered.  Sloshed.  Out of it.  Cops pull them over.  That’s a real good thing.

Classic scene from a classic flick.  Cincinnati Babyhead loves it.

From the roughest, beat up Jag in history to Voodoo Child blaring on the soundtrack (perfect music for Withnails brain ) and a side order of great dialogue this is one funny scene.

“Bit early in the morning for festivities isn’t it?”

“Get in the van.”

Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann are a pair of real sizzlers.  Grant plays one of Babyhead’s all time favorite piss tanks.  Imagine waking up and seeing Withnail driving the car.  Holy shit!!!

Take the keys away from that guy, he’s had a few ales.

4 comments on “Movie Scene: Withnail and I – Making Time

  1. Tony
    May 11, 2017


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    • cincinnatibabyhead
      May 11, 2017

      I can hear that line as clear as day. Maybe it will be a double feature weekend. ‘Withnail’ is staple


      • Tony
        May 12, 2017

        Monty, you terrible….

        The whole film is a quote-fest really. Haven’t watched it in an age but can probably give you most of it verbatim. A revered classic for a reason. Here’s a tidbit for you though…. should you fancy: At the end of the film I is off to play a ‘bloody soldier’ where they’d “make you cut your hair off”… McGann was off to play a soldier in the controversial BBC series The Monocled Mutineer

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      • cincinnatibabyhead
        May 12, 2017

        I’m chuckling as I read your comment. Cool tidbit. Is ‘The Monocled Mutineer’ worth a look? Not a bad moment in ‘Withnail’ only for Grant and McGann.


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This entry was posted on February 7, 2016 by in 1987 film, British Films, Comedy Film and tagged , .


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