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Colby Granger (Character)
from "Numb3rs" (2005)

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"Numb3rs: Frienemies (#5.10)" (2008)
Colby Granger: [Colby and David walk into a neighborhood being run by a criminal and everyone promptly goes into their homes] Everybody knows our name, but nobody's glad we came.

Charlie Eppes: It sounds like they created a classic game theory scenario doesn't it?
Marshall Penfield: [Smiles] Yes it does, 'Johnny von Neumann', the old three man gunfight.
Colby Granger: A mathematical gunfight huh?
Marshall Penfield: Imagine a duel between three people. Now I'm the worst shot. I hit the target once every three tries.
[Indicates Charlie]
Marshall Penfield: One of my opponents is better. Hits it twice every three shots.
[Indicates Colby]
Marshall Penfield: The third guy is a dead shot. He never misses. Now each gets one shot. As the worst, I go first. Then Charlie, then Colby. Who do I aim for, for my one shot?
Colby Granger: I guess me cause I'm the biggest danger right?
Marshall Penfield: [Makes a gun shooting motion toward Charlie] I shoot Eppsey first, but not for the obvious reasons. Chances are two to one I'm going to miss.
Charlie Eppes: And now it's my turn. Logic says I shoot Colby.
[Makes shooting motion toward Granger]
Colby Granger: Right, cause if I'm still standing I'm gonna shoot you and I don't miss.
Charlie Eppes: Exactly.
Marshall Penfield: As the worst, I use the two better shooters against each other

"Numb3rs: Dreamland (#6.6)" (2009)
Charlie Eppes: Looks like diagnostic equpiment. Serious computing power.
Colby Granger: So what do you think, more UFO hunters?
Charlie Eppes: No, no, no. This is - this is, like, special equipment. It's very sophisticated and expensive.
Colby Granger: Designed to do what?
Charlie Eppes: I don't know. Something complex.
Charlie Eppes: Hey, this is - this is some sort of viscous material here.
Colby Granger: Charlie, yeah, actually, I think that's part of a guy.

Don Eppes: Alright, look, short of getting access to the "X-Files", we're not going on any alien death-ray theories. Period.
Colby Granger: Guys, we processed the photos and the videos from these witnesses at Goathart. It's nothing Pulitzer Prize-winning, but it's something.
[a video plays of a blue flash of light]
David Sinclair: What the hell was that? Let me see it again.
[slower playback reveals the light is concentrated in a glowing blue sphere of energy]
Nikki Betancourt: [to Don] You were saying, Agent Mulder?

"Numb3rs: Finders Keepers (#3.13)" (2007)
Charlie Eppes: Are you thinking what I'm thinking?
Colby Granger: Uhhh... no.

"Numb3rs: Toxin (#2.9)" (2005)
Colby Granger: Colonel in Special Ops said he was the bastard son of Clint Eastwood and Yoda.

"Numb3rs: Two Daughters (#3.2)" (2006)
Colby Granger: [about Charlie's math] Just nod your head and wait for the punch line.

"Numb3rs: Undercurrents (#2.23)" (2006)
David Sinclair: [about criminals] Why do they always run?
Colby Granger: 'Cause we wear suits, man. You always figure you can outrun a guy in a suit.

"Numb3rs: Convergence (#2.7)" (2005)
Charlie Eppes: Marshall, do whatever you like. Just you remember Amita's a sharp mathematician, so no matter how hard you try you'll never get her to believe that this
[spaces his fingers an inch]
Charlie Eppes: is six inches.
Marshall Penfield: I bet with you that subject's never come up.
Colby Granger: [to David] Ooh, math fight.

"Numb3rs: Guilt Trip (#5.15)" (2009)
Colby Granger: I seem like a roast beef kind of guy to you?
David Sinclair: I won't discuss another man's meat.

"Numb3rs: Black Swan (#4.13)" (2008)
Colby Granger: [David asks Colby to climb up the trellis] Yeah. Colby, go down the elevator shaft. Colby, jump in the bay. Hey, Colby, climb the Sixth Street Bridge.
David Sinclair: I went out on the bridge with you, okay?

"Numb3rs: Brutus (#3.10)" (2006)
Colby Granger: a=b=c=d. It's like one of Charlies's equations.
Colby Granger: Can't believe I just said that.