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JIM ROCKFORD
This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I'll get back to you.
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
[Beeep: The voice is barely audible because of loud traffic noise] Jimmy, this is Angel. Listen, I've got this new pad right over by the Hollywood freeway and some friends are coming [the sound of a large truck roars past] BORROW YOUR RECORD PLAYER...?
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EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
[Defensively] You said it was perfect! The key is under the mat!
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JIM ROCKFORD
This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I'll get back to you.
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
[beeep] Jimmy! Angel! Listen, Eddie Talavora just give me a hot tip on a class filly in the eighth out at Holly Park. Only problem is I need a twenty!
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JIM ROCKFORD
This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I'll get back to you.
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
[Beeep] Jimmy-y-y old buddy buddy, it's Angel! You know how they allow you one phone call... well this is it...
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EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
[to barber] Well, just think Mastroianni, you know, the Mexican movie star, only leave it a little full.
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EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
[curled up in the sand groaning] Jimmy! Jim-m-my!
JIM ROCKFORD
[crouches down beside him and slaps him on the shoulder unsympathetically] Hey, wanna come out now?
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
Jimmy, oh Jimmy, they hit me, Jim...!
JIM ROCKFORD
Yeah, that's what it looked like to me too. You okay?
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
...I don't know... I... maybe I oughta talk to my attorney before I give a quick answer...
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EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
[jaw drops at the sight of his totalled lemon] Look what you did to Lucille, my '59 cherry Cad convertible. It's a collectors item!
JIM ROCKFORD
Yeah, you oughta collect it on fifty bucks!
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
You can't even get body work on it now!
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EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
What I am tryin' to demonstrate to you is what true influence is worth. I'm not talkin' small time, I'm talkin' the big bag job in the sky! [Jim rolls his eyes] Anytime Chapman starts to bother you or any of your friends, you call Angel Martin. I'll have him crated and shipped to the apple orchard indefinitely, for which I'll pick up a little money or favor from... [he nods at Jim]
JIM ROCKFORD
Well that could be dangerous, Angel. That's what's called influence peddling!
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
Peddling? I ain't a peddlar. A peddlar is a guy who stands on a corner and eats exhaust fumes!
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POLICE COMMISONER AARON KIEL
[the police commissioner drags his brother-in-law into a private room, both men missing their pants] I want the addresses of the three people who held up this party, and I want them now!
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
What! You think I set this up?
POLICE COMMISONER AARON KIEL
Look, you just put down their names, I'll do my best to help you with the police! Write down their names! [he slaps a pad and pen down in front of Angel] Now write down their names! I wanna a name and I want it now!
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
You wanna name?
POLICE COMMISONER AARON KIEL
I wanna name!
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
All righty, I'm gonna give you a name. [he picks up the pen] C! That's for the community property that you'll be spliting. Y! That's for the youngish looks she has. N! That's for the nights you spent in Newport. T! That's for the telling of the wife. H...!
POLICE COMMISONER AARON KIEL
[looking uneasy] Look, knock it off.
EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
...That's for the home you're gonna lose in Bel Air. I is for the interest for my silence, and A is for the alimony you gonna be stuck with. You wanna name, Aaron? There's a name for you. Cynthia. Anyway you spell it it means trouble!
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EVELYN 'ANGEL' MARTIN
I've got the papers here, all signed legal... binding...