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"Don't ever! Ever! Say I don't do nothin' for you!"
  • It's brief, but seeing Rose knocking on Chris' front door with her head due to her hands being full is rather amusing.
    • This doubles as Fridge Brilliance when we realize Rose, not a fighter, uses her head instead of her hands to enter Chris' home/life. Also she couldn't be more damaged up there, so figuratively, the knocks wouldn't affect her.
    • Plus, the head is where the Coagula surgery takes place.
  • Chris, full stop. The scenes with Rod are obviously funny, but all of Chris's subtle facial expressions (especially his annoyed, "I'm-so-done-with-everything" face during the last 10 minutes) give the film a wonderful sense of everyday awkward humor.
  • Rod's reaction to Chris being hypnotized by Missy.
    Chris: I got hypnotized last night.
    Rod: Nigga, get the fuck outta here!
    Chris: No. Yo, yo. Yeah, to quit smoking. But it's— Rose's mom's a psychiatrist, so...
    Rod: Bruh, I don't care if the bitch is Iyanla Vanzant, okay? She can't fix my motherfuckin' life. You ain't getting in my head.
  • Rod describing the presumed mindset of Jeffrey Dahmer's victims after telling Chris his sex slave theory.
    Rod: Look, Jeffrey Dahmer was eating the shit out of niggas' heads. Okay? But that was after he fucked the heads. Do you think they saw this shit comin'? Hell no. Okay? They was comin' over there like "I'mma just suck a little dick, maybe jiggle some balls and shit." No. They didn't get a chance to jiggle shit because their head were off their fuckin' body. Yeah, they still sucked the dick, but without the heads. It was fuckin' weird, detached head shit. You know, that's Jeffrey Dahmer's business.
    Chris: [looking bewildered at what he just heard]...And thanks for that image right there, man.
    Rod: Hey man, I ain't making this shit up. I saw it on A&E, man. It's real life.
  • Rod's encounter with the detectives when trying to help find Chris (pictured).
    Detective Latoya: Hello, Mr...
    Rod: Williams, Rod Williams. (gives Latoya a handshake)
    Detective Latoya: From the TSA?
    Rod: Yes, ma'am.
    Detective Latoya: You know all TSA issues should be brought to their authorizing officer, right?
    Rod: Yes, ma'am, but this is NOT TSA business.
    Detective Latoya: Okay, don't call me "ma'am", otherwise we're not gonna get along. How can I help you, Rod Williams from the TSA?
    Rod: Alright, here it is: my boy Chris has been missing for two days.
    Detective Latoya: (misinterpreting Rod's statement) Your son is missing?
    Rod: Oh, not my son, my friend; he's 26. His name is, uhh, Chris. Chris Washington.
    Rod: He left on Friday with his girlfriend, Rose Armitage.
    Rod: She's white.
    Detective Latoya: (nods) Go on.
    Rod: Chris was supposed to come back on Sunday, right? And I've been watching his dog Sid. (picks Sid up to prove his alibi)
    Detective Latoya: That's Sid.
    Rod: Cute, right? So, Chris sent this to me from his girlfriend's parents house. (shows Latoya a photo of Andre/Logan) See, that's Andre Hayworth, okay? Somebody we knew from back in the day. Apparently, he's been missing for six months in some affluent suburb.
    Detective Latoya: (looking at the photo) He don't look so missing to me.
    Rod: That's 'cause we found him, but Chris says he's acting real different.
    Detective Latoya: Different how?
    Rod: This dude is from Brooklyn, he didn't dress like this!
    Detective Latoya: Ah, he didn't use to dress like this.
    Rod: Plus he's married to a white woman twice his age.
    Detective Latoya: And that would explain the clothes, alright. (laughs) Oh, lord, Rod Williams from TSA...
    Rod: I know, I know, I know. Okay, I'm trying to work towards this... Look, what I'm about to tell you gon' sound crazy, you ready?
    Detective Latoya: Alright. Try me.
    Rod: I believe they been abducting black people, brainwashing them, making them work as sex slaves and shit- oop, sorry about the shit! Sorry.
    Latoya: Hang on a second...
    (Smash Cut to Latoya with two other detectives standing behind her with Rod retelling his story.)
    Rod: ...Then he sent me this weird picture, and I'm like "Aw, man, that's Andre Hayworth! This dude's been missing for six months!", right? So I do all my research, you know, 'cause as a TSA agent; you guys are detectives, I got the same training, you know, we might know MORE than y'all sometimes because we be dealing with some terrorist shit, but that's a totally different story. So, look, I go do my detective work, right? And I start putting my pieces together, and see, this what I came up with: they're probably abducting black people, brainwashing them, and making them slaves or sex slaves, not just regular slaves, but sex slaves or some shit. See, I don't know if it's the hypnosis that's making them slaves or whatnot, but all I know is they already got two brothers we know, and it could be a whole BUNCH of brothers they got already! What's the next move?
    (The detectives just stare blankly at Rod before laughing right in his face)
    Detecive Latoya: (to the other detectives) And don't ever, EVER, say I don't do nothing for you! (to Rod) Oh, white girls! They get you every time!
  • Chris checking his smartphone after a deeply unsettling nightmare sequence, only to find… a photo of Chris' fluffy dog posed with a beer bottle and a text saying Rod got the dog drunk.
  • Before they leave for the house, Rose tries to soothe Chris' worries by saying her dad is the kind of guy who would have voted for Obama a third time if he could — which she knows because there's no way he'll shut up about that for the length of a weekend. Sure enough, as soon as Chris and Dean are alone together… Dean says exactly that, totally verbatim.
  • Some Bathos from Rod after he finds Chris: "I mean, I told you not to go in that house."
    • Before that, Rose's reaction to who's in that cop car is an exasperated eyeroll. While she's been shot and dying.
    • There's also the fact that Rod takes a good five-to-ten seconds to deliberate on whether or not to say anything to the visibly shaken and blood-covered Chris, before deciding to bite the bullet.
  • The moment when Rod calls Chris' phone and Rose answers; Rod recognizes something's wrong when she says she hasn't heard from Chris, and starts asking questions that reveal he absolutely suspects what Rose is up to, starting by the fact that she has no idea what cab company her boyfriend ostensibly took. That alone would be impressive, but it wouldn't be anywhere near as funny without Rose immediately derailing the conversation by brazenly suggesting Rod's always been in love with her and that he's just overcome by his powerful desire for his best friend's girlfriend. All while Rod completely loses it on the other end of the line at her transparent deviousness, exactly like the audience is doing.
    Rod: So, last time I talked to Chris, he told me that your mama hypnotized him.
    Rose: Rod, just stop.
    Rod: Huh?
    Rose: I know why you're calling.
    Rod: Why is that?
    Rose [scoffs] It's kind of obvious, don't you think?
    Rod: What?
    Rose: That there's something between us.
    Rod: No. What you talkin' about, girl?! I called you about Chris!
    Rose: No, Rod, whenever we'd go out, I remember you looking at me.
    Rod: What the fuck you...No! Chris is my best friend! Look, if you did something to him-
    Rose: I know you think about fucking me, Rod.
    Rod: AIN'T NOBODY THOUGHT ABOUT FUCKING YOU, WHY WOULD YOU SAY SOME STUPID SHIT?! WHAT THE- ...YOU ASS! FUCK YOU! I DIDN'T WANNA- ...FUCK YOU! BYE! [hangs up] ...SHIT! God, she's so... She's a fuckin'... She's a... She's a genius!
    • And, of course, this just confirms Rod's ongoing suspicions that Chris is tangled up in some creepy Sex Slave shit.
    • Another bit of this is when Rose is describing how much Rod wants to fuck her, the camera pans to show Dean and Missy listening in to the conversation. One might chuckle at Rose’s complete lack of shame talking about that so bluntly in front of her parents.
    • Bonus points go to Rod's antics when he spots Rose not knowing what cab company Chris took.
    Rod: Let me ask you something: what cab company did he, uh... did he use to leave?
    Rose: Okay.
    Rod: Okay, hold on... [mutes call] ...You lying bitch, she is lying like a motherfucker! I know that- Oooh! That TSA shit tingles! This motherfucker's lying! I got you, I'm gonna record your ass... record the shit outta you... [sits down to record the conversation] You talk too goddamn much, you're gonna say something... Record... Speaker... Unmute. [unmutes call]
  • Rose sitting in her bedroom, totally oblivious to the sounds of Chris killing her family and burning the house down because she's picking out her next victim while listening to loud music and — in what might be the single most uptight thing any Armitage does — eating a bowl of dry Froot Loops one-by-one while washing them down with sips of milk through a straw.
    • Extra credit Visual Pun: Rose is for all intents and purposes a serial killer, and she's searching for her next target while eating cereal.
    • Extra credit Visual Pun Number Two: Rose keeps her milk and Froot Loops separated. She doesn't like mixing white with colorednote .
    • Extra credit Visual Pun Number Three: "fruit loop" is a pun for "crazy" or "psycho" in British slang, which is appropriate when considering that Rose is an insane fruitcake.
    • Extra credit Visual Pun Number Four: Rose is dressed in white, on a white bed in her white room, and drinking milk...which is white in color.
    • An additional, much-dirtier Visual Pun: along with the dry cereal, Rose is drinking milk.... by sucking it through a black straw.
    • And to top it all off, Keegan-Michael Key is one of the basketball players that she's looking at.
  • A subtle Freeze-Frame Bonus during the Bingo scene: the Asian man is the only one given a bingo card with yellow markers on it. Let that sink in for a minute.
  • Rod brings Chris's dog Sid with him to the police station. When explaining the situation, he helpfully picks up and displays Sid as evidence that he was, in fact, dogsitting.
  • After killing most of the Armitage family and getting in Jeremy’s car, Chris finds the medieval knight's helmet in the passenger seat. He picks it up with the driest "Seriously?" look ever before tossing it away.
  • During the climax, after firing her gun at Chris, Rose utters this absurd line in the flattest tone imaginable:
    Rose: Get him, Grandpa.
    (cue "Walter" appearing out of nowhere and sprinting full-speed at Chris.)
  • The outtake versions of Rod rescuing Chris.
    Rod: Look, if you need someone to talk to, or open up about being a Sex Slave, you know, the things they had you do, the people they had you touch, if you wanna talk about it... I'm there for you.
    Rod: NO MORE WHITE GIRLS FOR YOU! NONE! That dead bitch right there is IT! THAT'S IT!
    Rod: My cousin Yvonne is single. Her baby daddy just got locked up. She's only got two kids. They're both 16. Twins. She's only 32. You do the math. But in two years, you'll have the house to yourselves.
    Rod: You think she voted for Trump?
    Rod: Don't give up on love. (points towards the dying Rose) 'Cause it won't give up on you.
  • When Chris shows a photo of Andre as Logan to Rod, during a call Chris says that "he's different!", Rod's response is:
    Rod: No shit, why's he dressed like that?
    Chris: It's not that, it's everything! He came to the party with a white woman who was thirty years older than him.
    (The call abruptly cuts off as Chris's phone battery dies.)