American boy, Cody, whoose parents have died, lives in Australia with his guardian, Gaza. Cody is very imaginative, inventive, and inquisiti...更多>
Ricketts: Son, every time that brain of yours starts punching out data, public property is in danger, women cry and dogs bark. Ricketts: And where are they?
: Where are who? Ricketts: The people from the Guinness Book of Records. There must be some kind of prize for raging idiocy. Ricketts: You wanna keep the kid. The kid wants to keep you. But if he gets killed, well those welfare people aren't going to give you permanent custody are they. Ricketts: The point is it's against the law, Gaz. Gaza: What? To do what you and I were doing when we were kids. Ricketts: Ah, yeah, but you and I didn't make railway bikes and gyrocopters. Gaza: Only because we weren't smart enough. Cody: Mr. Kauffman, do you believe in monsters? Kauffman: Monsters. Son, for twenty years I was married to one. Wendy: [Cody prepares his homemade diving suit] Cody it's illegal for somebody to stand around and let somebody else commit suicide! Cody: Well can't ask you to break the law. Thanks for your help. I can manage from here. Henry: [concerning donkegin hole] There's only one thing we can do. We can get the air force up here with a couple of them Excocet missiles... nuke the shit outta the entire area... give those friggin' frogs something to dream about. Cody: Mr. Kauffman. Kauffman: Cody Walpole - the boy who wanted the formula for dry rocket fuel. Did it work? Cody: Uh - heh, not really. Charlie Pride: You wanna know about spirit business? Cody: Like bunyips, sir? Like donkegin? Charlie Pride: Are you a man? Cody: I'm a boy. Charlie Pride: Maybe we find out, eh. Cody: Sir? Charlie Pride: You like to dance? Cody: Dance? Charlie Pride: You like to dance with the devil? Cody: I don't understand. Charlie Pride: First you dance with the devil. Then you find out about donkegin. Cody: When you were my age and you wanted to do something and your parents wouldn't let you 'cause it was too dangerous, would you have promised them or would you have lied?