Commander Elblas: Just what you are you implying, Arkright?
Cmdr. Arkright: I'm not implying, I'm accusing! I'm accusing you of treason against the Solar Alliance!
Roger Manning: But why did Bex send us up in this crate for? It doesn't make sense.
Tom Corbett: It makes a lot of sense, Roger. He couldn't just shoot us down. Why, there'd be too many questons. But who would ever question the crack-up of an old rocket scout? Oh, can't you see Bex? "Commander Arkright, the space cadets just took off without my permission and they lost control and...
[Corbett looks sorrowful and snaps his fingers]
Tom Corbett: ...and that's all. Very regretable incident."
Astro: Uh-oh. There goes our thrust.
Tom Corbett: Our inertia will keep us going up for a few minutes.
Astro: Yeah, but then we'll turn around and fall under the law of gravity. That's still in effect, you know!