Favorite Drama Quotes
Best job I ever had. [The rest of the cast then repeat this line.]Wardaddy
Norman Ellison: They're coming.
Wardaddy: How many?
Norman Ellison: They're 300 of them.
Trini Garcia: It's five against 300.
Wardaddy: We ain't never run before. Why we gonna run now?
If you think it can't get worse, it can. The killing's not done. The dying's not done.Wardaddy
These troops get by you, we're all dead in the water. All we got is you.Captain Waggoner
Norman Ellison: I'm scared.
Wardaddy: I'm scared too.
Boyd Swan: Wait until you see it.
Norman Ellison: See what?
Boyd Swan: What a man can do to another man.
Wardaddy: Why are you here? You're here to kill him. You know why he's here? He's here to kill you. He's here to kill you. He's here to rip your throat out, put a bullet in your… I'm trying to teach you something. Are you here to get me killed? Are you going to get me killed? I need you to perform. Just get it over with. Just get it over with.
Norman Ellison: I can't do it.
Wardaddy: Yes, you can. I know you can. He kills you or you kill him. It's simple math. You or him: pick.
Norman Ellison: Just kill me, kill me, kill me, kill me, kill me, please. I can't do it.
Lou Bloom: Will this be on television?
Joe Loder: Morning news, if it bleeds it leads
Lou Bloom: Are you currently hiring?
I'm looking for a job. In fact, I've made up my mind to find a career that I can learn and grow into. Who am I? I'm a hard worker. I set high goals and I've been told that I'm persistent. And I'm thinking, television news might just be something that I love as well as something I happen to be good at. Now I know that today's work culture no longer caters to the job loyalty that could be promised to earlier generations. But I believe that good things come to those who work their asses off and that good people who reach the top of the mountain, didn't just fall there.Lou Bloom
Lou Bloom: I'm starting a TV news business. I film breaking stories. Maybe you saw my item this morning, a fatal car jacking.
Rick: No, I mean, I don't have a TV.
Lou Bloom: Do you have a cell phone?
Lou Bloom: Does it have GPS?
Lou Bloom: Congratulations, you're hired.
Rick: You've gotta call the cops.
Lou Bloom: And we will, at the right time. We're going to find the person that drove that car.
Nina: We find our viewers are more interested in urban crime creeping into the suburbs. What that means is a victim, or victims, preferably well off and white, injured at the hands of the poor or minority.
Lou Bloom: Just crime?
Nina: No, accidents play, cars, busses, trains, planes, fires
Lou Bloom: But bloody
Nina: Well, graphic, the best and clearest way that I can phrase it to you, Lou, to capture the spirit of what we air is think of our newscast as a screaming woman, running down the street with her throat cut.
Lou Bloom: I understand.