Interviewer: HAL, you have an enormous responsibility on this mission, in many ways perhaps the greatest responsibility of any single mission element. You're the brain, and central nervous system of the ship, and your responsibilities include watching over the men in hibernation. Does this ever cause you any lack of confidence? HAL: Let me put it this way, Mr. Amor. The 9000 series is the most reliable computer ever made. No 9000 computer has ever made a mistake or distorted information. We are all, by any practical definition of the words, foolproof and incapable of error.

Dave Bowman: Open the pod bay doors, HAL.
HAL: I'm Sorry, Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that.

Lois Lane: Any more at home like you?
Clark Kent: Uh, not really, no.

This is Lex Luthor. Only one thing alive with less than four legs can hear this frequency, Superman, and that's you.

Lex Luthor

It's kryptonite, Superman. Little souvenir from the old home town. I spared no expense to make you feel right at home.

Lex Luthor

We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.

Lex Luthor

This is no fantasy - no careless product of wild imagination. No, my friends. These indictments that I have brought to you today, specific charges herein against the individuals. Their acts of treason, their ultimate aim of sedition. These... are matters of undeniable fact. I ask you now to pronounce judgement on those accused.


[to Otis] Do you know why the number two hundred is so vitally descriptive to both you and me? It's your weight and my I.Q.

Lex Luthor

Superman: I'm here to fight for truth, and justice, and the American way.
Lois Lane: [laughs] You're gonna end up fighting every elected official in this country!

How big are you... um... how tall are you?

Lois Lane

So this is planet Houston.

General Zod

Ursa: You are master of all you survey.
General Zod: [bored] So I was yesterday. And the day before.

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