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(1990 TV Movie)

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[Alice has just refused an order from the acting president]

Sam: They'll shoot you for this general.

Alice: Sam, old friend, I should find such an angel of mercy.

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[Harpoon and Fargo try to advise the acting president on how to react to the nuclear conflict]

Harpoon: Use the pause. Settle things down.

Fargo: The best defense... Cut off the head of the Soviet chicken.

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[President talking of the incompetent acting president]

President: We got Alice in one plane and the mad hatter in another.

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Fargo: Hell, most Soviet bombers are so old they still use propellers. The Minnesota Air National Guard could probably knock them down.

Harpoon: Well, do you want to get on the phone and order them into the air, Colonel, because every transistor in Minnesota is BURNED OUT!

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Cassidy: You would have turned a Minuteman key without thinking!

Moreau: They gave me time to think.

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Cassidy: Well congratulations. You just received the first battlefield commission of this war, whatever the hell this thing is.

Hooker: I'll take the job, Major. You can keep the bars.

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E-4 Pilot: Win? I thought we were supposed to stop this thing.

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F-18 Pilot: Everything's shit duty today.

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Cassidy: You know it wouldn't do either of us any good if they knew I was poking the right hand man.

Moreau: Oh is THAT what you were doing?

Cassidy: Uh, what I mean is we function professionally first. Look, it violates PRP.

Moreau: You think nobody knows about us?

Cassidy: Yeah well, whatever. Look, it's best that we'll keep an official distance, that's all.

Moreau: The problem is your official distance starts the minute we get out of bed, I don't need that.

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Moreau's Roommate: I missed you last night, so how was Hop-a-long Cassidy?

Moreau: He's starting to drive me crazy, you know? He's so in love with himself, I feel like I'm intruding.

Moreau's Roommate: Well he's a pilot, what else is new?

Moreau: That is bogus, I mean we're ALL pilots.

Moreau's Roommate: Yeah, but we're not men.

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Moreau: I'm calling a cab.

Cassidy: Now that's just stupid.

Moreau: Why? You wouldn't want them to see you dropping me off, would you? It might violate PRP.

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Cassidy: [after a flash blind] Moreau.

Moreau: ...My eye... I can't see out of this eye.

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Moreau: Cassidy, we're going to stall, give me the FUCKING airplane!

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