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'Sharknado': Syfy Movie's 5 Most Groan-Inducing Lines of Dialogue

Ian Ziering and Tara Reid must save Los Angeles from a tornado filled with, yep, sharks in the network's latest telefilm.

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Ian Ziering and Tara Reid battle ferocious sharks falling from the sky in Syfy's latest movie, Sharknado, which debuted Thursday night.

The premise is pretty much what you'd expect: Los Angeles gets hit by a tornado filled with sharks, who pummel and attack innocent bystanders. (Well, wouldn’t you be angry if you got swept up in a massive tornado, spun around at hundreds of miles per hour and then flung to the ground?)

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In the movie, Reid and Ziering play ex-spouses named April and the appropriately monikered Fin. He's a bar owner who sets out to save his ex-wife and their kids once the storm hits.

The script was rich with dialogue that could only be described as (intentionally?) hilarious … or groan-inducing. Here are five of the most memorable lines from the movie:

1. "Looks like it's that time of the month" -- spoken after a shark attacks a man in a house, which then becomes flooded with bloody water.

2. "Need a lift?" -- Fin to a busload of school kids after he rappels down a rope to rescue them.

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3. "They took my grandfather. So I really hate sharks." -- Nova (Cassie Scerbo), explaining why she, um, really hates sharks.

4. "That pet store's got everything we need. Except for piranhas."

5. "Sharks in a tornado. Sharknado. Simply stunning."

Watch the trailer for the movie below.