Richard Loo was best known for his portrayals of nasty Japanese officers in such World War II films as The Purple Heart. Ironically, Loo was of Korean descent in real life and his native country had been occupied by Japanese forces for many years.
Pappyism #1: There's nothing like a boat trip--if you're going someplace by water.
Pappyism #2: The most important thing to know about any gambling game is when to quit.
Editor's Note: This Pappyism is in direct contradiction to an earlier Pappyism which stated that the only time to quit is after you've won it all.
Chang: It is said one cannot gather honey without risking the sting of bees.
Adele: Do you swim as well as you play poker?
Bart: Let's hope we don't have to find out.
Bart: If anyone was ever gonna be sent in answer to a prayer it would never be a Maverick.
Bart: Pappy wouldn't let any of us Mavericks even walk before we could deal.
Bart: (to Adele) You'll pardon me but if I leave now I may be able to remember you without the claws.
Phoebe: We have faith. The same faith that saved Jonah from the belly of the whale.
Bart: Phoebe, we're dealing with man-eating sharks.