- 9+ 2- 0
John Chambers: "Target audience will hate it."
Tony Mendez: "Who's the target audience?"
John Chambers: "People with eyes"
While trying to decide on which screenplay to select as their fake film, John tells Tony that the target audience will not favor his selection. To be more specific, anyone with eyes will hate it.
- 10+ 2- 0
Argo F*** Yourself
Lester Siegel: "Argo f*** yourself."
In a well-repeated line from the film, Lester being a moment of levity to a stressful situation as the men are trying to create the backstory for their fake movie, "Argo."
- 11+ 1- 0
Jack O'Donnell: "Carter said you were a great American."
Tony Mendez: "A great American what?"
Jack O'Donnell: "He didn't say."
After all is said and done, Tony receives an award from President Carter for his heroic efforts. This however was classified meaning there was no ceremony and no one even knew about it, Tony included.
- 12+ 1- 0
The Whole Country
Jack O'Donnell: "The whole country is watching you, they just don't know it."
Jack reminds Tony that while no one knows what Tony is doing to free the hostages, everyone is watching him. Soon they will know what was actually going on and how big of a thing he did.
- 13+ 1- 0
Jack O'Donnell: "If we wanted applause, we would have joined the circus."
Jack reminds Tony that there is not a lot of recognition in their job, few thank yous and no applause. Then again, if they wanted that, they could have joined the circus.
- 14+ 1- 0
Jack O'Donnell: "Brace yourself; it's like talking to those two old f***s from The Muppets."
Jack warns Tony what to expect when they go to present their idea of staging a movie shoot in Iran as a method to extract the Americans. He uses an interesting analogy to describe those they are presenting to, calling them like Statler and Waldorf, the disagreeable balcony men from the Muppets.
- 15+ 1- 1
If Its Got Horses In It
John Chambers: "How about 'The Horses of Achilles'?"
Lester Siegel: "No good. Nobody does Westerns anymore."
John Chambers: "It's ancient Troy."
Lester Siegel: "If its got horses in it, it's a Western."
Sorry, Lester, but John is right. Just because they both have horses doesn't mean that Western movies and those about ancient Troy are close whatsoever.
- 16+ 0- 0
Tony Mendez: "Worst place you can think of"
John Chambers: "Universal Studios"
Trying to enlist John in helping him create a fake movie, Tony asks John to think about the worst place possible for the setting of their film. John picks Universal Studios, which is not at all close to Iran.
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