- "What is it, Pa?!?"
- —Elsie Peabody
Upon seeing what she thought was a spaceship with her family, she fainted and her husband had to carry her back to the house.
Behind the scenes
- Elsie was portrayed by Ivy Bethune. In the commentary featured on the DVD for the film, Neil Canton recounts that Ms. Bethune was late in arriving on the set. Dorothy Byrne, one of the hairdressers, was preparing to portray Ma Peabody when Bethune arrived.
- Mrs. Peabody's first name is not mentioned in the film; in the closing credits, she is listed as "Ma Peabody". She was named Elsie only in the novelization.