"Goodbye, Mr. Heckles. We'll try to keep it down" -
Spoken to an eccentric bachelor in a bathrobe
Cox) and Rachel (Jennifer Aniston) on the
situation comedy FRIENDS/NBC/1994-2004.
routinely banged on the ceiling with a broom to
tell the girls to be quiet.
died of a heart attack during one of his broom
banging episodes, ("The One Where Mr. Heckles
Died") his lawyer informed Monica and Rachel
that Heckles had left all his worldly
possessions to the "two noisy girls upstairs."
As Rachel, Monica and friends looked through Mr
Heckles' stuff, they noticed for the first time
just how noisy it was when someone walked around
in their upstairs apartment.
The last to leave Heckles' apartment was
Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry), a fellow building
tenant. As he closed the door, Bing looked back
into the room and said, "Goodbye Mr. Heckles.
We'll try to keep it down."
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