Howl, on seeing his infant son for the first time:
"My word, he's ugly! Chip off the old block!"
Abdullah notes that the genie seems to go out of its way to grant wishes in the most inconvenient way possible for him. His companion insists that isn't true and even bets some money on the next wish going perfectly fine. Abdullah wishes for them to escape from some assailants which the genie grants by turning him and his companion into frogs. The companion notes that at least Abdullah got some money out of it.