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No civilization would ever have been possible without a framework of stability, to provide the wherein for the flux of change. Foremost among the stabilizing factors, more enduring than customs, manners and traditions, are the legal systems that regulate our life in the world and our daily affairs with each other.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The marriage of reason and nightmare which has dominated the 20th century has given birth to an ever more ambiguous world. Across the communications landscape move the specters of sinister technologies and the dreams that money can buy. Thermonuclear weapons systems and soft drink commercials coexist in an overlit realm ruled by advertising and pseudo-events, science and pornography. Over our lives preside the great twin leitmotifs of the 20th century -- sex and paranoia.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Foolproof systems do not take into account the ingenuity of fools.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
By the definition accepted in the United States, any person with even a small amount of Negro Blood... is a Negro. Logically, it would be exactly as justifiable to say that any person with even a small amount of white blood is white. Why do they say one rather than the other? Because the former classification suits the convenience of those making the classification. Society, in short, regards as true those systems that produce the desired results. Science seeks only the most generally useful systems of classification; these it regards for the time being, until more useful classifications are invented, as true.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The sensual and spiritual are linked together by a mysterious bond, sensed by our emotions, though hidden from our eyes. To this double nature of the visible and invisible world -- to the profound longing for the latter, coupled with the feeling of the sweet necessity for the former, we owe all sound and logical systems of philosophy, truly based on the immutable principles of our nature, just as from the same source arise the most senseless enthusiasms.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In our systems work through simplicity, consistency, and repetition.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Educating a son I should allow him no fairy tales and only a very few novels. This is to prevent him from having 1. the sense of romantic solitude (if he is worth anything he will develop a proper and useful solitude) which identification with the hero gives. 2. cant ideas of right and wrong, absurd systems of honor and morality which never will he be able completely to get rid of, 3. the attainment of ideals, of a priori desires, of a priori emotions. He should amuse himself with fact only: he will then not learn that if the weak younger son do or do not the magical honorable thing he will win the princess with hair like flax.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Champ Kind: What's this?
Wes Mantooth: Well, well, well, Ron Burgundy and the Channel 4 News Team.
Ron Burgundy: Hello, Wes Mantooth, Hello, Evening News team.
Wes Mantooth: Nice clothes, gentlemen! I didn't know that the Salvation Army was having a sale. Am I right? Am I right? Look at these guys!
Brick Tamland: Hey! Where did you get those clothes? At the toilet store?
Wes Mantooth: What are you doing on our stations turf, Burgundy? You're about to get a serious beat down.
Champ Kind: I will smash your face into a car windshield, and then take your mother Dorothy Mantooth out for a nice seafood dinner and never call her again!
Wes Mantooth: Dorothy Mantooth is a saint! You understand me? Dorothy Mantooth is a saint!
Ron Burgundy: Hey leave the mothers out of this. It's unnecessary. Besides, I'm sure Wes here is just upset about finishing second in the ratings again.
Wes Mantooth: That's completely uncalled for, Burgundy. You know those rating systems are flawed. They don't take in account houses that have... uh... more than two television sets... and other things of that nature.
Ron Burgundy: I guess I have to take you at your word, No.2. You have a great day, fellas, we'll see you around the bend.
Wes Mantooth: Son of a bitch!More [08/28/2005 12:08:00]
He basically was curious and wanted to see where and what the storm drain systems were all about. So he decided to take a little expedition in the storm drain systems of Pima County and learn a lesson the hard way.More [04/06/2006 12:04:00]
[first title cards]
Title card/crawl:: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...
Title card/crawl:: Turmoil has engulfed the Galactic Republic. The taxation of trade routes to outlying star systems is in dispute. Hoping to resolve the matter with a blockade of deadly battleships, the greedy Trade Federation has stopped all shipping to the small planet of Naboo. While the Congress of the Republic endlessly debates this alarming chain of events, the Supreme Chancellor has secretly dispatched two Jedi Knights, the guardians of peace and justice in the galaxy, to settle the conflict...More [04/02/2007 12:04:00]
V: Good evening, London. Allow me first to apologize for this interruption. I do, like many of you, appreciate the comforts of every day routine- the security of the familiar, the tranquility of repetition. I enjoy them as much as any bloke. But in the spirit of commemoration, thereby those important events of the past usually associated with someone's death or the end of some awful bloody struggle, a celebration of a nice holiday, I thought we could mark this November the 5th, a day that is sadly no longer remembered, by taking some time out of our daily lives to sit down and have a little chat. There are of course those who do not want us to speak. I suspect even now, orders are being shouted into telephones, and men with guns will soon be on their way. Why? Because while the truncheon may be used in lieu of conversation, words will always retain their power. Words offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the enunciation of truth. And the truth is, there is something terribly wrong with this country, isn't there? Cruelty and injustice, intolerance and oppression. And where once you had the freedom to object, to think and speak as you saw fit, you now have censors and systems of surveillance coercing your conformity and soliciting your submission. How did this happen? Who's to blame? Well certainly there are those more responsible than others, and they will be held accountable, but again truth be told, if you're looking for the guilty, you need only look into a mirror. I know why you did it. I know you were afraid. Who wouldn't be? War, terror, disease. There were a myriad of problems which conspired to corrupt your reason and rob you of your common sense. Fear got the best of you, and in your panic you turned to the now high chancellor, Adam Sutler. He promised you order, he promised you peace, and all he demanded in return was your silent, obedient consent. Last night I sought to end that silence. Last night I destroyed the Old Bailey, to remind this country of what it has forgotten. More than four hundred years ago a great citizen wished to embed the fifth of November forever in our memory. His hope was to remind the world that fairness, justice, and freedom are more than words, they are perspectives. So if you've seen nothing, if the crimes of this government remain unknown to you then I would suggest you allow the fifth of November to pass unmarked. But if you see what I see, if you feel as I feel, and if you would seek as I seek, then I ask you to stand beside me one year from tonight, outside the gates of Parliament, and together we shall give them a fifth of November that shall never, ever be forgot.More [05/21/2007 12:05:00]
Saddam spent 35 years stealing and wasting money, and all of these systems are very fragile and brittle, and you try to fix one thing and something else gets in trouble.More [07/01/2007 12:07:00]
Hunter: [over the intercom] Radio, Ex-O. Mr Zimmer, get those communication systems back online now.
Zimmer: [over the intercom] We're working on it sir.
[to himself]
Zimmer: Eye, eye captain.
Vossler: Are we ready?
Zimmer: Yeah, we're ready. Go.
[sparks fly when Vossler touches the circut board with his sauding iron]
Vossler: Oh fuck.
Zimmer: The system crashed, the radio bouy got severed, what the fuck does he want us to do?
Vossler: Shit electrons?
Zimmer: Hey, we need this radio repaired. Not smart-ass remarks.More [07/16/2007 12:07:00]
Brawn: [Decepticons ambush Autobots on Autobot shuttle] Megatron!
Prowl: Decepticons!
Megatron: Die, Autobots!
Megatron: [Decepticons kill Autobots on board shuttle except Ironhide] This was almost too easy, Starscream.
Starscream: Much easier, almighty Megatron, than attacking the real threat. The Autobots' moonbase.
Megatron: You're an idiot, Starscream. When we slip by their early warning systems in their own shuttle and destroy Autobot City, the Autobots will be vanquished forever.
Ironhide: No!
Megatron: Such heroic nonsense!
[Shoots Ironhide's head off]More [07/16/2007 12:07:00]
S.R. Hadden: [over video feed from Mir space station] I wanna show you something.
[shows satellite feed to Ellie]
S.R. Hadden: Hokkaido Island.
Ellie Arroway: The systems integration site.
S.R. Hadden: Look closer.
[zooms satellite feed to reveal second machine]
S.R. Hadden: First rule in government spending: why build one when you can have two at twice the price? Only, this one can be kept secret. Controlled by Americans, built by the Japanese subcontractors. Who, also, happen to be, recently acquired, wholly-owned subsidiaries...
Ellie Arroway: [speaks with Hadden] ... of Hadden industries.
S.R. Hadden: They still want an American to go, Doctor. Wanna take a ride?More [08/01/2007 12:08:00]
Canton: But This ship is state of the art...
Captain Atherton: Doesn't matter with the computer systems down... we are sailing blind... and with no bloody way of contacting anyone for help.
Sonar Man: Sir I've got something on my radar.
Captain Atherton: What is it Collins?
Sonar Man: I'm not sure sir... but whatever it is... it's big.
Canton: Probably a bottom feeding whale
Sonar Man: Moving at 200 knots sir I don't think so
Captain Atherton: Where's it coming from?
Sonar Man: Directly below us sir... moving at 160 meters and still rising... 150 meters... 140 meters... 130... 1200... 110... 90
Canton: What are they?
Sonar Man: 80... 50 meters...
[the Ottoia ram the ship]More [08/23/2007 12:08:00]
[first lines]
Young Tommy Webber: Exiting the time knot now, sir.
Fred Kwan: We're alive.
Young Tommy Webber: We made it, Commander. We made it.
Sir Alexander Dane: By Grabthar's hammer, we live to tell the tale.
Voice of Computer: Systems registering functional.
Gwen DeMarco: All systems are working, Commander.
Commander Peter Quincy Taggart: I don't like it. It was too easy.
Young Tommy Webber: Wait. Oh, no! They're everywhere. There are time knots opening everywhere.
Gwen DeMarco: A trap!
Sir Alexander Dane: We're surrounded, Commander.
[crew screaming as the ship is hit]
Fred Kwan: It's a core meltdown, sir. It can't be stopped.
Sir Alexander Dane: Surrender may be our only option.
Commander Peter Quincy Taggart: No! Never give up, never surrender.
Young Tommy Webber: Your orders, sir?
[pause]
Young Tommy Webber: Sir, your orders?
Commander Peter Quincy Taggart: Activate the Omega 13.
[?to be continued? appears on the screen]More [12/08/2007 12:12:00]
The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity.More [12/29/2007 12:12:00]
Detective Del Spooner: [entering Calvin's office room] In the lab, before Sonny jumped us...
Susan Calvin: [interrupts] Sonny?
Detective Del Spooner: The robot.
Susan Calvin: Your calling the robot Sonny?
Detective Del Spooner: No, it did. The robot did. I didn't care, the robot said it was Sonny. In the lab, there was a cott. I'm asking you, did you see the cott?
Susan Calvin: I've slept in my office.
Detective Del Spooner: I went to Dr. Lanning's home, it looked like he hasn't been in there in weeks, and I saw that same survailence strip on the ceiling.
Susan Calvin: Lanning had his home security system linked to USR. It made his life more convenient.
Detective Del Spooner: Maybe, maybe someone in USR was using those systems to watch him. Maybe even, keep him prisoner.
Susan Calvin: What are you talking about, who?
Detective Del Spooner: Maybe Lanning was onto something. Maybe, there's a bigger problem with the robots, and Robertson is trying to cover it up.
Susan Calvin: Humoring you for no reason, why?
Detective Del Spooner: [becoming annoyed] The same old why, how much money is there in robots? All I know is, that poor old man was in trouble, and I'm sick and tired of doing this shit by myself. You're on the inside, and you're going to help me find out what is wrong with these robots.
Susan Calvin: [not believing a word Spooner is saying] You "want" something to be wrong with them. This is a personal vendetta.
Detective Del Spooner: You're putting me on the couch? Alright.
[sits on the desk chair]
Susan Calvin: One defected machine is not enough for you. You need them all to be bad. You don?t care about doctor Lanning's death. This is about, the robots and, for whatever reason you hate them so much.
Detective Del Spooner: [gets up from the chair] Well, let's see. One of them put a gun in my face, another tore a building down with me still inside.
Susan Calvin: [checks her robot monitor device] Demolition was schedualed for 8 PM this evening.
Detective Del Spooner: It was 8 AM tomorrow, and I don't give a shit what that thing says.
Susan Calvin: You are burdening on non-clinical paranoia.
Detective Del Spooner: [getting angry, but trying to remain calm] You are the "dumbest" smart person, I have ever met in my life! What makes your robots so perfect? What makes them so much... goddamn better than human beings?
Susan Calvin: [snapping back] Well, they're not irrational or... potentially homicidal maniacs for starters!
Susan Calvin: [sarcastically] That is true. They are definitely rational.More [04/07/2008 12:04:00]
Narrator:
An electronics engineer, a radar officer, a mathematician and systems analyst, a radar operator, a couple of plotters. People doing a job, well, efficiently, serious, having fun, doing a job. Situation: normal. For the moment...

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[the President calls the Soviet Premier]



President Merkin Muffley:
[to Kissoff] Hello?... Uh... Hello D- uh hello Dmitri? Listen uh uh I can't hear too well. Do you suppose you could turn the music down just a little?... Oh-ho, that's much better... yeah... huh... yes... Fine, I can hear you now, Dmitri... Clear and plain and coming through fine... I'm coming through fine, too, eh?... Good, then... well, then, as you say, we're both coming through fine... Good... Well, it's good that you're fine and... and I'm fine... I agree with you, it's great to be fine... a-ha-ha-ha-ha... Now then, Dmitri, you know how we've always talked about the possibility of something going wrong with the Bomb... The *Bomb*, Dmitri... The *hydrogen* bomb!... Well now, what happened is... ahm... one of our base commanders, he had a sort of... well, he went a little funny in the head... you know... just a little... funny. And, ah... he went and did a silly thing... Well, I'll tell you what he did. He ordered his planes... to attack your country... Ah... Well, let me finish, Dmitri... Let me finish, Dmitri... Well listen, how do you think I feel about it?... Can you *imagine* how I feel about it, Dmitri?... Why do you think I'm calling you? Just to say hello?... *Of course* I like to speak to you!... *Of course* I like to say hello!... Not now, but anytime, Dmitri. I'm just calling up to tell you something terrible has happened... It's a *friendly* call. Of course it's a friendly call... Listen, if it wasn't friendly... you probably wouldn't have even got it... They will *not* reach their targets for at least another hour... I am... I am positive, Dmitri... Listen, I've been all over this with your ambassador. It is not a trick... Well, I'll tell you. We'd like to give your air staff a complete run-down on the targets, the flight plans, and the defensive systems of the planes... Yes! I mean i-i-i-if we're unable to recall the planes, then... I'd say that, ah... well, ah... we're just gonna have to help you destroy them, Dmitri... I know they're our boys... All right, well listen now. Who should we call?... *Who* should we call, Dmitri? The... wha-whe, the People... you, sorry, you faded away there... The People's Central Air Defense Headquarters... Where is that, Dmitri?... In Omsk... Right... Yes... Oh, you'll call them first, will you?... Uh-huh... Listen, do you happen to have the phone number on you, Dmitri?... Whe-ah, what? I see, just ask for Omsk information... Ah-ah-eh-uhm-hm... I'm sorry, too, Dmitri... I'm very sorry... *All right*, you're sorrier than I am, but I am as sorry as well... I am as sorry as you are, Dmitri! Don't say that you're more sorry than I am, because I'm capable of being just as sorry as you are... So we're both sorry, all right?... All right.

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[after one of the lift bodies spirals out of control]



Captain Paul Travers:
All control systems go. Remote control circuits are dead. Escape unit is... Central Control from Zero-X. Escape Unit circuits are dead!

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Sergeant Joe Friday:
By the way, what do you do for a living?



Systems Analyst:
I'm a systems analyst, myself.



Sergeant Joe Friday:
Oh? What's a systems analyst do?



Systems Analyst:
I analyze systems.



Sergeant Joe Friday:
Makes sense.

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[last lines]



Luna Schlosser:
Oh, I see. You don't believe in science, and you also don't believe that political systems work, and you don't believe in God, huh?



Miles Monroe:
Right.



Luna Schlosser:
So then, what do you believe in?



Miles Monroe:
Sex and death - two things that come once in a lifetime... but at least after death, you're not nauseous.

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Doug Roberts:
[on security phone with Wes] Doug - I'm up on 83 with Will. Listen, we got a little wiring problem. If we've got an overload it could be trouble. Shut down as many of the Zone One systems as you can.



Wes:
I'm afraid I can't do that, Mr. Roberts. We've got all the lights on for the dedication ceremony.



Doug Roberts:
[in disbelief] All... you mean the whole building?



Wes:
Well, we're taking the overload just fine.



Doug Roberts:
[sharply] Well shut it down, right away!



Wes:
But I can't do that without a direct okay from Mr. Duncan himself.



Doug Roberts:
I'll accept the responsibility for that. Just turn off the goddamned lights!



Wes:
What about the lights in the tower for the party?



Doug Roberts:
I didn't say kill all the power, just the overload!



Wes:
Yes sir, Mr. Roberts.

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Princess Leia:
[in a holo message] General Kenobi: Years ago, you served my father in the Clone Wars; now he begs you to help him in his struggle against the Empire. I regret that I am unable to present my father's request to you in person; but my ship has fallen under attack and I'm afraid my mission to bring you to Alderaan has failed. I've placed information vital to the survival of the rebellion into the memory systems of this R2 unit. My father will know how to retrieve it. You must see this droid safely delivered to him on Alderaan. This is our most desperate hour. Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi; you're my only hope.

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Governor Tarkin:
You don't know how hard I found it, signing the order to terminate your life.



Princess Leia:
I'm surprised that you had the courage to take the responsibility yourself.



Governor Tarkin:
Princess Leia, before your execution, you will join me at a ceremony that will make this battle station operational. No star system will dare oppose the Emperor now.



Princess Leia:
The more you tighten your grip, Tarkin, the more star systems will slip through your fingers.

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Governor Tarkin:
The Imperial Senate will no longer be of any concern to us. I have just received word that the Emperor has dissolved the council permanently. The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.



General Tagge:
But that's impossible. How will the Emperor maintain control without the bureaucracy?



Governor Tarkin:
The regional governors now have direct control over their territories. Fear will keep the local systems in line. Fear of this battle station.

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Princess Leia:
Governor Tarkin, I should have expected to find you holding Vader's leash. I recognized your foul stench when I was brought on board.



Governor Tarkin:
Charming to the last. You don't know how hard I found it, signing the order to terminate your life.



Princess Leia:
I'm surprised that you had the courage to take the responsibility yourself.



Governor Tarkin:
Princess Leia, before your execution, you will join me at a ceremony that will make this battle station operational. No star system will dare oppose the Emperor now.



Princess Leia:
The more you tighten your grip, Tarkin, the more star systems will slip through your fingers.

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[first lines]



Narrator:
In the year 1987, at the John F. Kennedy Space Center, NASA launched the last of America's deep space probes. The payload, perched on the nose cone of the massive rocket, was a one-man exploration vessel - Ranger 3. Aboard this compact starship, a lone astronaut - Captain William "Buck" Rogers - was to experience cosmic forces beyond all comprehension. An awesome brush with death: in the blink of an eye, his life support systems were frozen by temperatures beyond imagination. Ranger 3 was blown out of its planned trajectory into an orbit a thousand times more vast, an orbit which was to return the ship full circle to his point of origin - its mother Earth - not in 5 months, but in 500 years.

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Lex Luthor:
Miss Teschmacher, when I was six years old my father said to me...



Miss Teschmacher:
"Get out."



Lex Luthor:
Ha ha. Before that. He said, "Son, stocks may rise and fall, utilities and transportation systems may collapse. People are no damn good, but they will always need land and they'll pay through the nose to get it! Remember," my father said...



Otis:
"... land."



Lex Luthor:
Right.

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ROC:
Voice interface.



Elaine Dickinson:
There's an overheat in the core. Please analyze problem.



ROC:
There is no apparent overheat.



Elaine Dickinson:
Yes, there is, ROC. We read a core overheat. Repeat analysis.



ROC:
Analysis confirmed. All systems compute positive.



Elaine Dickinson:
Well, not from where I'm sitting, they don't!



ROC:
Look, Elaine. Cut the "not from where I'm sitting" shit. It must be a human error.


[Elaine turns to the captain]



Elaine Dickinson:
Captain, I think we have a computer foul-up!



Capt. Oveur:
I see.



Elaine Dickinson:
Well, what do you recommend, Captain?



Capt. Oveur:
Maybe you'd better run it through the computer.



Elaine Dickinson:
But sir, I already have!



Capt. Oveur:
Good!

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[first lines]



Saavik:
Captains log stardate 8130.3. Starship Enterprise on training mission to Gamma Hydra section 14 coordinates 22 87 4. Approaching neutral zone, all systems normal and functioning.



Sulu:
Leaving section 14 for section 15



Saavik:
Standby. Project parabolic course to avoid entering neutral zone.



Sulu:
Aye captain

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Master Control Program:
Mr. Dillinger, I am so very disappointed in you.



Ed Dillinger:
I'm sorry.



Master Control Program:
I can't afford to have an independent programmer monitoring me. Do you have any idea how many outside systems I've gone into? How many programs I've appropriated?



Ed Dillinger:
It's my fault. I programmed you to want too much.



Master Control Program:
I was planning to hit the Pentagon next week.



Ed Dillinger:
[alarmed] The Pentagon?



Master Control Program:
It shouldn't be any harder than any other big company. But now... this is what I get for using humans.



Ed Dillinger:
Now, wait a minute, I wrote you!



Master Control Program:
I've gotten 2,415 times smarter since then.



Ed Dillinger:
What do you want with the Pentagon?



Master Control Program:
The same thing I want with the Kremlin. I'm bored with corporations. With the information I can access, I can run things 900 to 1200 times better than any human.



Ed Dillinger:
If you think you're superior to us--



Master Control Program:
You wouldn't want me to dig up Flynn's file and read it up on a VDT at the Times, would you?


[An image washes over the screen in Dillinger's desk. It is a newspaper with a photo of Dillinger plastered all over the front page. The headline above reads: "Encom C.E.O. Indicted."]



Ed Dillinger:
[outraged] You wouldn't dare!

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Admiral Ackbar:
You can see here, the Death Star orbiting the forest moon of Endor. Although, the weapon systems on this Death Star or not yet operational, the Death Star does have a strong defense mechanism. It is protected by an energy shield which is generated from the nearby forest moon of Endor.


[the projector shows the DeathStar and the yellow lights indicating the sheild]



Admiral Ackbar:
The sheild must be deactivated, if any attack is to be attempted.


[the projector enlarges the Death Star image]



Admiral Ackbar:
Once the shield is down, our cruisers will create a perimeter, while our fighters fly into the superstructure and attempt to knock out the main reactor.

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Scotty:
All systems automated and ready. A chimpanzee and two trainees could run her.



Kirk:
Thank you, Mr. Scott. I'll try not to take that personally.

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[opening narration]



Davidge:
By late in the 21st century, the nations of the Earth were finally at peace, working together to explore and colonize the distant reaches of space. Unfortunately, we weren't alone out there. A race of non-human aliens called the Dracs were claiming squatters' rights to some of the richest star systems in the galaxy. Well, they weren't going to get it


[sic]



Davidge:
without a fight. Space was the new battleground. For many of us, Earth became a precious memory, light-years away. Our only home was a fortress in space. As in any war, there were long periods with nothing to do but wait. And then...

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Virgil:
You know, I can't believe you were dumb enough to come down here. Now you're stuck here for the storm. That was dumb, hot rod. Real dumb.



Lindsey Brigman:
I didn't come down here to fight with you.



Virgil:
Yeah? Well, why did you come down then?



Lindsey Brigman:
You need me. Nobody knows the systems on this rig better than I do. Once you're disconnected from the Explorer you are on your own for however long this storm lasts. I mean, what if something was to happen after the surface deport clears off? What would you have done?



Virgil:
Yeah, right. Us poor, dumb old boys would've had to think for ourselves. Coulda been a disaster!

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[the cab is flooding]



Virgil:
All right, all right, here.


[takes off his dive suit collar]



Virgil:
You put this on.



Lindsey Brigman:
No, no! What are you doing?



Virgil:
Don't argue with me, goddammit, just put it on!



Lindsey Brigman:
Look, this is not an option, so just forget about it, all right?



Virgil:
Lindsey, shut up! Shut up, and put this thing on!



Lindsey Brigman:
If you'll be logical for one second...



Virgil:
FUCK LOGIC!



Lindsey Brigman:
Please, listen! Just listen to me for one second. Now you've got the suit on, and you're a much better swimmer than I am, right?



Virgil:
[reluctantly] Yeah, maybe...



Lindsey Brigman:
Right? Yes! So I've got a plan.



Virgil:
What's the plan?



Lindsey Brigman:
I drown, and you tow me back to the rig.



Virgil:
No. No!



Lindsey Brigman:
Yes! This water...



Virgil:
NO!



Lindsey Brigman:
...is only a couple degrees above freezing! I g-go into deep hypothermia, my blood'll go like ice water, right? My body systems will slow down, they won't stop...



Virgil:
Linds...



Lindsey Brigman:
You tow me back and I can, I can be revived after, maybe ten or fifteen minutes. Ten-fifteen minutes!



Virgil:
[pushing the suit collar at her] Linds, you put this on, you put it on!



Lindsey Brigman:
[pushing the collar back at him] No, it's the only way! Just put this on! Put this on, you know I'm right. Please, it's the only way, you've got all the s-stuff on the rig to do this! Put this on, Bud, *please*...



Virgil:
[putting the collar back on] This is insane.



Lindsey Brigman:
Oh my God, I know. But it's the only way.

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Al Haynes:
We must have taken out all the hydraulics lines at once, is that possible?



Bill Records:
Well, they all come together back there.



Al Haynes:
Get on the yoke with me, will you? I don't know if it's doing any good or not, but it's all we got. You need to handle the number three throttles too. I can't handle them both. Dudley, what does the manual say?



Dudley Dvorak:
See page I-63.



United Airlines Maintenance:
232, systems maintenance. Understand you have normal power on number one and number three engine?



Al Haynes:
Maintenance, 232, affirmative. We need help on loss of all, repeat, all hydraulic systems. What have you got, Dudley?



Dudley Dvorak:
[frantically] Main bus, main backup, the hell! It doesn't say anything about all three out! It's not supposed to happen!



Al Haynes:
Minneapolis Center, United 232 Heavy.



Minneapolis Center:
232, go ahead.



Al Haynes:
Sir, we have a problem. We have no hydraulic fluid, which means we have no elevator control, almost none. We have a little aileron control. We're trying to steer with throttles only. I have serious doubts about reaching destination. Do you know someplace nearby where we might be able to land? If I don't take control of this airplane soon, I'll have to put her down wherever she happens to be.



Minneapolis Center:
232, Roger. Standby one.


[pause]



United Airlines Maintenance:
232, systems maintenance. You might try flight manual, page I-63.



Dudley Dvorak:
I'm on I-63!



Minneapolis Center:
232 Heavy, Minneapolis Center. Do you wish to declare an emergency?



Al Haynes:
Yes, Sir! That is affirmative. We'd appreciate all the help we can get.

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Puppet Master:
I refer to myself as an intelligent life form because I am sensioned and I am able to recognize my own existence, but in my present state I am still incomplete. I lack the most basic processes inherent in all living organisms: reproducing and dieing.



Major Motoko Kusanagi:
But you can copy yourself.



Puppet Master:
A copy is just an identical image. There is the possibility that a single virus could destroy an entire set of systems and copies do not give rise to variety and originality. Life perpetuates itself through diversity and this includes the ability to sacrifice itself when necessary. Cells repeat the process of degeneration and regeneration until one day they die, obliterating an entire set of memory and information, only genes remain. Why continually repeat this cycle? Simply to survive by avoiding the weaknesses of an unchanging system.

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Jeffrey Goines:
There's the television. It's all right there - all right there. Look, listen, kneel, pray. Commercials! We're not productive anymore. We don't make things anymore. It's all automated. What are we *for* then? We're consumers, Jim. Yeah. Okay, okay. Buy a lot of stuff, you're a good citizen. But if you don't buy a lot of stuff, if you don't, what are you then, I ask you? What? Mentally *ill*. Fact, Jim, fact - if you don't buy things - toilet paper, new cars, computerized yo-yos, electrically-operated sexual devices, stereo systems with brain-implanted headphones, screwdrivers with miniature built-in radar devices, voice-activated computers...

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Silverbolt:
[as Rhinox begins to turn Blackarachnia's internal systems off] Come back to me soon, beloved.

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Ethan Hunt:
[Ethan narrates someone getting into the vault] The only person allowed inside has to pass through a series of security checks. First is voiceprint identification



CIA Analyst William Donloe:
William Donloe.



Ethan Hunt:
First, he as to put in a 6 digit code.


[Donloe enters the outer room]



Ethan Hunt:
That only gets him into the outer room. Next, he is positively identified by retinal scan.


[Donloe passes the retinal scan]



Ethan Hunt:
Finally, the security system is only deactivated after insertion of a double electronic keycard... which we won't have.


[Donloe then enters the vault]



Ethan Hunt:
Once inside the vault, there are 3 security systems in operation whenever the technician is out of the room. First is sound sensitive; anything above a whisper will set it off. The second is temperature-sensitive. Even the body heat of an unauthorized person inside the vault can trigger the alarm if the temperature rises just a single degree. And that temperature is controlled by an air conditioning vent 30 feet above the vault floor. That vent is guarded by a laser net.


[Donloe leaves the vault]



Ethan Hunt:
The third one is on the floor, and it's pressure sensitive. Just the slightest increase in weight will set it off. And any of these systems, if set off, will trigger an automatic lockdown. Now believe me when I tell you, gentlemen, that all 3 systems, are state of the art.


[a drop of condensation from Donloe's drink drops to the floor sets off the alarm]

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Yoda:
If Dooku escapes, rally more systems to his cause we will.

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[first title cards]



Title card/crawl::
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...



Title card/crawl::
There is unrest in the Galactic Senate. Several thousand solar systems have declared their intentions to leave the Republic. This separatist movement, under the leadership of the mysterious Count Dooku, has made it difficult for the limited number of Jedi Knights to maintain peace and order in the galaxy. Senator Amidala, the former Queen of Naboo, is returning to the Galactic Senate to vote on the critical issue of creating an ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC to assist the overwhelmed Jedi...

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Tion Medon:
Greetings, young Jedi. What brings you to our remote sanctuary?



Obi-Wan:
Unfortunately, the war.



Tion Medon:
There is no war here unless you've brought it with you.



Obi-Wan:
With your kind permission, I should like some fuel and to use your city as a base as I search nearby systems for General Grievous.



Tion Medon:
[Tion Medon signals a ground crew to refuel Obi Wan's ship and moves closer] He is here. We are being held hostage. They are watching us.



Obi-Wan:
I understand.



Tion Medon:
The tenth level... thousands of Battle Droids...



Obi-Wan:
Tell your people to take shelter. If you have warriors, now is the time.

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Caspar Weinberger:
Frankly, I don't appreciate calls from reporters and congressmen asking me why nothing we are working on works and I can't answer them because the men in charge of developing these systems tell me everything is just peachy.

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[the Artemis systems come back online]



Ari:
[wakes up] Oh... oh man. Zilleries online. Zack. Zack wake up! You OK?


[Zack wakes up and realizes that they've crashed]



Zack:
[annoyed] Oh jeez! You say I'm a lousy pilot, look at this!



Ari:
[angry] Damn it Zack! *You're* the one that told me this position was clear!



Zack:
[annoyed] That's what the *scanner* said!



Ari:
[working the controls] Let's run some instrument checks, let's see what kind of damage we've sustained.



Zack:
[working his controls] Ari, scanners only pick up metal and rock this... this thing must be made of something else.


[meaning what they've crashed onto]



Ari:
[pressing buttons that don't respond] Oh shit! *Every* one of our Drive Systems are down, even the thrusters.



Zack:
[sits back] Oh great. Great so were de...


[a warning beep sounds six times and Zack looks ahead]



Zack:
[to Ari] Uh, do you wanna hear the good news or the bad news?



Ari:
[sarcastically] Uh, good news?



Zack:
[looks ahead] There is none. The bad news is, this thing's hurtling straight for the Sun's carona... it's taking us with it.



Ari:
[works the controls again without success] And there's no way to clear without our thrusters... And we still have short-range communication?



Zack:
Yeah, yeah.



Ari:
Send a Distress Call.



Zack:
[incredelus] To who? What you think this thing is a ship?



Zack:
[annoyed] Zack, I don't know, but whoever, or whatever's on board could help us.



Zack:
Yeah, I just they're not too tormented for us bashing into their front door.



Ari:
[annoyed] Zack just do it!



Zack:
[working the controls] All right sending Distress signals.

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Alex:
Your methodologies are antiquated and weak. Your procedures of approval ensure that only the least radical ideas are rewarded. Meanwhile your competition is innovating.


[whip]



Dylan:
[quietly] Ow.



Alex:
You. What was the last suggestion you made to your boss?



Red Star Systems Techie:
I said the coke machine should be free.



Alex:
Why?



Red Star Systems Techie:
Because caffeine helps us program.

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Henry Pohl:
[about President Kennedy's challenge to get a man on the moon by the end of the decade] I thought that was just about the dumbest thing I had ever heard in my life because we did not have the facility, we did not have the rocket engines, we did not have the life support systems and we didn't have the entry systems.

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Avon:
If any of our control systems are damaged by the impact, we will be helpless.



Roj Blake:
We're not exactly in a commanding position now.



Jenna Stannis:
Activating!



Roj Blake:
Have you got any better ideas?


[violent impact. As Blake and Avon reel back, Avon clutches Blake protectively]



Avon:
As a matter of fact, no I haven't.



Roj Blake:
Does that mean you agree?



Avon:
Do I have a choice?



Roj Blake:
Yes.



Avon:
Then I agree.


[lets go of Blake]

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Gallagher:
I prefer one moon, you know? That way you know what to call it: The Moon.



Lt. Ted Santen:
[Over the radio] More color commentary from the space janitor.



Gallagher:
The correct term is mechanical systems engineer.



Chip Pettengill:
....But he will accept space janitor.

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[Season one opening monologue]



Dylan Hunt:
The long night has come. The Systems Commonwealth, the greatest civilization in history, has fallen. Now one ship, one crew, have vowed to drive back the night and rekindle the light of civilization. On the starship Andromeda... hope lives again.

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Andromeda:
The Resolution is powering up weapons.



Dylan Hunt:
Defensive measures! Activate PDL's.



Andromeda:
All defensive systems are off-line.



Dylan Hunt:
[frustrated] Well, then, throw sticks at them!

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HEV Suit:
Welcome to the H.E.V. mark 4 protective system. For use in hazardous environment conditions. High-impact reactive armour activated. Atmospheric contaminant sensors activated. Vital sign monitoring activated. Automatic medical systems engaged. Weapon selection system activated. Munition level monitoring activated. Communications interface online. Have a very safe day.

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Alex Jones:
"You can't fight city hall." "Death and taxes." "Don't talk about politics or religion." This is all the equivalent of enemy propaganda, rolling across the picket line. "Lay down, GI! Lay down, GI!". We saw it all through the 20th Century. And now on the 21st Century, it's time to stand up and realize, that we should NOT allow ourselves to be crammed into this rat maze. We should not SUBMIT to dehumanization. I don't know about you, but I'm concerned with what's happening in this world. I'm concerned with the structure. I'm concerned with the systems of control. Those that control my life, and those that seek to control it EVEN MORE! I want FREEDOM! That's what I want, and that's what YOU should want! It's up to each and every one of us to turn loose of just some of the greed, the hatred, the envy, and yes, the insecurities, because that is the central mode of control, make us feel pathetic, small, so we'll willingly give up our sovereignty, our liberty, our destiny. We have GOT to realize we're being conditioned on a mass scale. Start challenging this corporate slave state! The 21st Century's gonna be a new century! Not the century of slavery, not the century of lies and issues of no significance, of classism and statism, and all the rest of the modes of control... it's gonna be the age of humankind, standing up for something PURE and something RIGHT! What a bunch of garbage, liberal, Democratic, conservative, Republican, it's all there to control you, two sides of the same coin! Two management teams, bidding for control of the CEO job of Slavery Incorporated! The TRUTH is out there in front of you, but they lay out this buffet of LIES! I'm SICK of it, and I'M NOT GONNA TAKE A BITE OUT OF IT! DO YA GOT ME? Resistance is NOT futile, we're gonna win this thing, humankind is too good, WE'RE NOT A BUNCH OF UNDERACHIEVERS, WE'RE GONNA STAND UP, AND WE'RE GONNA BE HUMAN BEINGS! WE'RE GONNA GET FIRED UP ABOUT THE REAL THINGS, THE THINGS THAT MATTER - CREATIVITY, AND THE *DYNAMIC* *HUMAN* *SPIRIT* THAT REFUSES TO *SUBMIT*! WELL THAT'S IT, that's all I've got to say. It's in your court now.

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Female Computer Voice:
Reactor online. Sensors online. Weapons systems online. All functioning systems... phenomenal.

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Terry Bohner:
This is not an occult science. This is not one of those crazy systems of divination and astrology. That stuff's hooey, and you've got to have a screw loose to go in for that sort of thing. Our beliefs are fairly commonplace and simple to understand. Humankind is simply materialized color operating on the 49th vibration. You would make that conclusion walking down the street or going to the store.

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