Funny / The Crucible

  • Hale asks John to recite the ten commandments. Guess which one John Proctor forgets. "Adultery, John."
    • In the movie, the look on Goody Proctor's face when she delivers that line is priceless.
    • John also lists the commandment to not covet one's neighbor's goods twice.
  • A spoof/recap called "The Crucible in 3 Minutes".
    (In an absurdly deep voice) "Okay Betty, I want you to tell me in a nice and calming voice what you saw last night."
    "I saw Goody Goody Two Shoes with the devil."
  • Proctor's deadpan response to Parris saying there could have been poppets hidden in his house
    • The original script has it as "There might also be two golden candlesticks in my house, but no one has ever seen them." Which isn't quite funny, but serves as a meaningful Call-Back to his earlier discussion with Hale about Parris.
  • Danforth reacts to hearing that Abigail stole all of Parris' money.
    Danforth: Mr. Parris, you are a brainless man!
  • In the movie, when Mary happily hugs Abigail moments before Proctor says "God is dead". The sheer look of discomfort and confusion on Abigail's face is beyond words' explanation.
  • After Tituba's "confession" of seeing Goody Proctor with the Devil in the movie, all the girls start screaming the same thing. Tituba's deadpan expression is almost like she's thinking, "Oh, please. You're just saying that because I said it."
  • During the scene in the forest (in the movie), one of the girls strips out of her dress. Gets a chuckle out of every student that watches the movie.