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Mayor Robert 'Bob' McIntyre (Character)
from The Dish (2000)

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The Dish (2000)
Mayor Bob McIntyre: You've just got to tell them.
Cliff Buxton: That we lost Apollo 11?
Mayor Bob McIntyre: Well, I wouldn't say that first.
Cliff Buxton: What would you say first?
Mayor Bob McIntyre: How about "hey, you'll never guess what happened... "

Billy McIntyre: The engines are filling with hydrogen.
Mayor Bob McIntyre: Can they fix that?
Billy McIntyre: No, that means it's go for launch.
Mayor Bob McIntyre: Ohhh, *hydrogen*.

Mayor Bob McIntyre: Do you remember what they said when I first proposed this thing?
Len Purvis: That you were grandstanding, that it was a self-serving stunt to big note yourself.
Mayor Bob McIntyre: Who said that?

Prime Minister: You know, we've got a saying in the party. You don't fuck up...
Mayor Bob McIntyre: And?
Prime Minister: That's it.

Mayor Bob McIntyre: Mr Ambassador, on behalf of the people of Parkes, we welcome you to Parkes.
U.S. Ambassador Howard: Why, thank you, Bob. I can call you Bob?
Mayor Bob McIntyre: Absolutely, Mr Ambassador.
U.S. Ambassador Howard: Howard. And this is...?
[referring to Mrs. McIntyre]
Mayor Bob McIntyre: Len.
[referring to Len Purvis]
Len Purvis: G'day.
Mayor Bob McIntyre: [realising] I mean May. My wife, May. She's the lemon.
[Mrs. McIntyre is dressed in yellow]

Mayor Bob McIntyre: You remember that night at my place? Trying to sort out the contract with that fella from NASA? 'What about this? What about that?' Two hours, and you finally speak. 'Gentlemen, this should be the contract. We agree to support the Apollo 11 mission.' That was it - one sentence. They couldn't believe it. It was a wonderful moment.
Cliff Buxton: But this isn't.
Mayor Bob McIntyre: No, this is a shithouse moment.

Mayor Bob McIntyre: Lucky about that hydrogen eh?

Mayor Bob McIntyre: [referring to his letter from the Prime Minister] You know why this is important?
Len Purvis: It helps your legal career.
Mayor Bob McIntyre: No, that's not it.
Len Purvis: Oh it does, the PM standing next the mayor of Parkes. That's what it's about. Brown-nosing, licking-arse!...
Mayor Bob McIntyre: No! It's a *vindication*.
Len Purvis: Oh! A Vindication.

Mayor Bob McIntyre: Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, please remain upstanding for the national anthem of the United States of America.
[high school band belts out the theme song from Hawaii Five-0]

May McIntyre: [about moon landing] Do the people in India get to watch it?
Mayor Bob McIntyre: Yeah, but all on the one telly.