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  • Bob: what if that thing can read minds?
    Bob: What if that thing can read minds?
    Lt. Eddie Dykes: he'll be real mad when he gets to me
    Lt. Eddie Dykes: He'll be real mad when he gets to me.


  • Capt. Patrick Hendry: Some day I hope to have a co-pilot and navigator who aren't wet behind the ears
    Capt. Patrick Hendry: Some day I hope to have a co-pilot and navigator who aren't wet behind the ears.


  • Mrs. Chapman: did you remember my hair pins?
    Mrs. Chapman: Did you remember my hair pins?


  • Nikki Nicholson: He hasn't slept. I know him and he doesn't think like we do anyway
    Nikki Nicholson: He hasn't slept. I know him and he doesn't think like we do anyway.


  • Bob: better move along Dr.
    Bob: Better move along Dr.


  • Capt. Patrick Hendry: I'm through giving orders
    Capt. Patrick Hendry: I'm through giving orders.
    Nikki Nicholson: if I thought that were true I'd marry you
    Nikki Nicholson: If I thought that were true I'd marry you.


  • Bob: what can we learn from that thing, except a quicker way to die
    Bob: What can we learn from that thing, except a quicker way to die.


  • Ned "Scotty" Scott: Holy cats!


  • Gen. Fogarty: Close the door!


  • Capt. Patrick Hendry: [after a quick encounter with the Thing] Did you get your picture?
    Ned "Scotty" Scott: No, you were in the way and the door wasn't open long enough.
    Capt. Patrick Hendry: You want us to open it again?
    Ned "Scotty" Scott: NO!


  • Ned "Scotty" Scott: [referring to McPherson's gun] You sure you know how to use that thing?
    Lt. MacPherson (Erickson): I saw Gary Cooper in "Sergeant York." [pretending to lick his thumb and rub it on the gunsight, like Cooper in "Sergeant York"]
    Lt. MacPherson (Erickson): I saw Gary Cooper in 'Sergeant York.' [pretending to lick his thumb and rub it on the gunsight, like Cooper in 'Sergeant York']


  • Lt. MacPherson (Erickson): What if he can read our minds?
    Lt. Eddie Dykes: He'll be real mad when he gets to me.


  • Ned "Scotty" Scott: An intellectual carrot. The mind boggles.


  • Nikki Nicholson: Anybody want some coffee?
    Capt. Patrick Hendry: No, but you can come in.


  • Ned "Scotty" Scott: Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking! Keep watching the skies!


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