What would the world be without "Dirty Dancing"? A horrible, wonder-less, impossibly unromantic place, probably.
There's an endlessly memorable array of reasons to love the Patrick Swayze / Jennifer Grey 1987 classic, which more than likely had a positive -- if not profound -- impact on your childhood and/or adolescence. So let's revisit the Catskills and take a tour of some of the movie's most iconic quotes, dancing-est moments, and downright unforgettable looks of longing. Just remember not to put Baby in a corner; Johnny Castle hates that.
Baby (Jennifer Grey) is one listless summer away from the Peace Corps. Hoping to enjoy her youth while it lasts, she's disappointed when her summer plans deposit her at a sleepy resort in the Catskills with her parents. Her luck turns around, however, when the resort's dance instructor, Johnny (Patrick Swayze), enlists Baby as his new partner, and the two fall in love. Baby's father forbids her from seeing Johnny, but she's determined to help him perform the last big dance of the summer. Read More