Ah, Frenchy… The whimsical Pink Ladies member with a cheerful demeanor from Grease never goes out of style. What’s not to love about her bubbly personality and cotton candy-colored hair?
Epically played by Didi Conn in both the 1978 film and 1982 sequel plus Carly Rae Jepsen in the newest adaptation earlier this year on FOX – Grease LIVE – Frenchy is more than just a ‘beauty school dropout’ but a girl for all seasons. She’s like our movie best friend who we can go on weird yet wonderful adventures with.
While the trippy musical segment “Beauty School Dropout” remains a Frenchy highlight in the original movie, this darling character got her very own song in Grease LIVE (“All I Need is An Angel”), which may have deviated from the musical style of the standard Grease tunes but pushed her to the forefront of the TV audience’s mind, giving her that little spotlight she needed to express herself.
Here are some of the notable quotes that make Frenchy who she is… fun, fashion-forward and fabulous:
- “Sandy, let me show you how to French inhale! It’s really cool, watch!”
- “Men are rats, listen to me, they’re fleas on rats, worse than that, they’re amoebas on fleas on rats. I mean, they’re too low for even the dogs to bite. The only man a girl can depend on is her daddy.”
- “I know what I’m doing. I’m gonna be a beautician, you know?”