Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Quotes

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Quotes

BUCK ROGERS in the 25th Century: Quotes

Brigadier Gordon: I’ve been doing this since before you were born.
Buck Rogers:
You think so?
Brigadier Gordon:
Son, I KNOW so.

Buck Rogers: Nice costume, Tigerman. You going trick or treating?
Princess Ardala: Defiant. I always like that in a man. What did you think of my ingenious invitation?
Buck Rogers: I was swept away by emotion.


Kane: Shall I order the ambuquad disassembled?
Twiki: You ever have TWO broken arms, buster?


[Tigerman lifts up Twiki]
Twiki: Put me down, you big ox.


Princess Ardala: Captain Buck Rogers, meet Captain Buck Rogers.
[Buck witnesses the debut of the Zygot, a robot duplicate of himself]
Buck Rogers: Something you threw together in crafts class, Princess?


Buck Rogers: Well, you got a real winner there, Princess. When are you gonna teach him to walk and chew gum at the same time?


Narrator: [voiceover during opening] The year is 1987, and NASA launches the last of America’s deep space probes. In a freak mishap, Ranger 3 and its pilot, Captain William “Buck” Rogers, are blown out of their trajectory into an orbit which freezes his life support systems, and returns Buck Rogers to Earth… 500 years later.


[Buck is battling the Draconian Zygot robot duplicates of himself]
Zygot: Your turn to go, pro, give me your best shot.
Buck Rogers: All right, catch.
[Buck fires, misses]
Zygot: Boring, Buck. Boring.
[the Zygot fires, and also misses]
Buck Rogers: Your move, which way you gonna break?
Zygot: Just keep your eyes open, son.


[Major Cooper has managed to lead his squadron through a dense asteroid field to their target]
Noah Cooper: Okay, kids, start breathing again.
Buck Rogers: [Spoting enemy fighters on his scope] Stop breathing, we’ve got company.


Harriet Twain: [after twelve bad practice runs] Maybe we should stick to throwing birthday parties!


[Buck has picked up a large machine gun from the table, and points it at Corliss]
Commander Corliss: You fool, that’s an ancient signaling device.
[Buck fires a quick burst at the floor]
Buck Rogers: Get the message?


Lars Mangros: I was afraid you were too good to be true, Tarkus… your report to New Chicago will have to be delayed. Permanently.


[due to a lack of available fighter pilots, Twiki and Dr Theopolis are assisting in a battle against a squad of enemy fighters]
Twiki: [spotting an enemy fighter in his sights] Eat lead, sucker!
Dr. Theopolis: Lead? Twiki, what *are* you talking about?


Twiki: [Twiki is flying a fighter in combat. Destroys an enemy ship] Eat lead, sucker!
Dr. Theopolis: Lead? What lead? Twiki, what are you talking about?


Commander Corliss: Have you ever been in a fire, Rogers, or should I say have you ever been ON fire?
Buck Rogers: No, I can’t say I have.


Kane: Even my Zygots can’t control a ship at that rate of speed… there is no error… it’s impossible to capture him now.
Princess Ardala: He’s on an intercept with our attack force.
Kane: That’s just fine.
Princess Ardala: Fine? What do you mean, fine?
Kane: What can one Buck Rogers possibly do against three?
Princess Ardala: We shall SEE, Kane.


Harriet Twain: We’re out of time, Noah. We’ve got to attack now.
[Noah Cooper says nothing]
Eli Twain: Maybe Dizzy Dee was right, maybe you shouldn’t have taken this assignment.
Harriet Twain: Yeah, maybe you’re too old and scared to do the job any more.
Noah Cooper: Dammit, you all love her too!
Corporal M.K. Schultz: Of course we do, Noah!
‘Big Red’ McMurphey: Yeah, but we got a job to do.


[Roxanne Trent’s servant, Alicia, is viewing a memory globe image of herself with her mother and father]
Roxanne Trent: What are you doing, Alicia?
[Alicia quickly hides the memory globe]
Roxanne Trent: Ah, daydreaming again. Five years I’ve owned you and your mind always seems to be wandering off somewhere. If the market for Terran servants wasn’t so depressed I’d sell you in an instant. Well don’t just stand there, brush!
[Alicia brushes Trent’s hair as Trent tries to open a perfume bottle. She drops the bottle, revealing her right hand to be a crude metallic appendage that causes her pain. She then notices Alicia staring at the metallic hand]
Roxanne Trent: [ominously] You were smiling.
[Alicia shakes her head no, but an enraged Trent brutally grabs Alicia’s wrist]
Roxanne Trent: You think I’m hideous! You think you’re better than me because you have two normal hands. Well I can rectify that!

 

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