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Mal: Ship like this, be with you till the day you die.
Zoe: That’s ’cause it’s a death trap.

Out of Gas
Posted in: Firefly

Mal: How come you didn’t turn on me, Jayne?
Jayne: Money wasn’t good enough.
Mal: What happens when it is?
Jayne: Well, that’ll be an interesting day.

Posted in: Firefly

J.J.: My point is, at the moment, Casey has less on-air charm and charisma than my high school driving instructor, and you know it, Dan. Now I think the time has come for you to think about the possibility of another partner.
Dan: I’m not going to do the show with your high school driving instructor, J.J., if that’s what you’re asking me.

Pilot (season 1, episode 1)
Posted in: Sports Night

Mal: It ain’t all buttons and charts, little albatross. You know what the first rule of flyin’ is? Well, I suppose you do, since you already know what I’m about to say.
River: I do. But I like to hear you say it.
Mal: Love. You can know all the math in the ‘verse, but you take a boat in the air you don’t love, she’ll shake you off just as sure as the turning of worlds. Love keeps her in the air when she oughtta fall down… tells ya she’s hurtin’ ‘fore she keens… makes her a home.
River: Storm’s getting worse.
Mal: We’ll pass through it soon enough.

Posted in: Serenity

I meant what I said,
and I said what I meant
An elephant’s faithful,
One hundred percent.

Horton Hatches the Egg (1940)
Posted in: Dr. Seuss

Aaron: I just risked my life for a network that tests my face with focus groups. I don’t feel good.

Posted in: Broadcast News

Dug: I was hiding under your porch because I love you.

Posted in: Up

Gaius Baltar: If there are Cylons aboard this ship, we’ll find them.
Virtual Six: “We”? You are not on their side, Gaius.
Gaius Baltar: I am not on anybody’s side.

Miniseries, Part 2

Brutha tried to nod, and thought: I’m on everyone’s side. It’d be nice if, just for once, someone was on mine.

Small Gods
Posted in: Terry Pratchett

Holmes: What’s wrong?
Watson: I just met a friend of yours.
Holmes: A friend?
Watson: An enemy.
Holmes: Oh. Which one?
Watson: Your arch enemy. According to him.
Holmes: Oh. Did he offer you money to spy on me?
Watson: Yes.
Holmes: Did you take it?
Watson: No.
Holmes: Pity, we could’ve split the fee. Think it over next time.

A Study in Pink (season 1, episode 1)
Posted in: Sherlock