(Madam Rita says that the spirits aren't choicy about the body they enter)
Vint: You mean I could be working at my key grinder, and all of the sudden start talking like an old pirate?
Madam Rita: Stranger things have happened.
Mama: (in Esmerelda's voice) Good news for you, Vinton Harper. Esmerelda sees you coming back in a future existence as a much higher lifeform: a mushroom.
Naomi: But why would you wanna take over my mother-in-law's body?
Mama/Esmerelda: It was the best I cound find in a pinch.
Iola: Mother's anxious to know if tomorrow's a good day for travel. She's thinking of going out in the backyard.
Madam Rita: Tonight, Mars is alligned perfectly with Pluto.
Vint: Ooh, what about Goofy?
Mama: Shut up, Dopey.
Madam Rita/The Duchess: Wait! He has a message for his Snookie Ukims.
Mama: Oh my Lord, it is Carl! He always used to call me Snookie Ukims whenever he wanted to . . . Well, he didn't call me that very often.
Madam Rita/the Duchess: What do you wish to know?
Bubba: (raises his hand) Ooh, me! Pick me! Ooh, please!
Mama: Bubba, you're not in school, just go ahead!
Mama: (in Esmarelda's voice) I also see Madame Rita sitting in a pickup truck, getting Harper family secrets from a nitwit.
Vint: Wow! That's me!
Mama: I'm surrounded by morons.
Mama: (in Esmarelda's voice) I walked this earth a thousand years ago and believe me I'm bushed.
Madame Rita: (in the Duchess' voice) I am a duchess.
Mama: (in Esmarelda's voice) Oh, yeah? Well, I out rank you toots. I'm a queen!
Iola: (to Mama) Well Esmerelda, what brings you to Raytown?
Thelma: (as Esmerelda) Well, it wasn't the number 92 bus.