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I Haven't Really Been AnywhereTodd Maher: "Hi, how can I help you today?"
Walter Mitty: "Hi, I can't seem to leave a wink for someone."
Todd Maher: "Okay, I'm looking at your profile. You've left a lot of this stuff blank."
Walter Mitty: "Well I haven't really been anywhere noteworthy or mentionable."
Todd Maher: "Have you done anything noteworthy or mentionable?"
[Walter daydreams leaping into a nearby building and rescuing those inside before the building explodes.]
Todd Maher: "You still there?"
Walter Mitty: "I just, like, zoned out for a second."
Walter is smitten with a coworker and but is having trouble sending her a wink on the online dating site eHarmony. Upon calling into customer service, he learns that it's his blank profile, stemming from his uneventful life, that is holding him back. He does however have his daydreams, which are both notable and mentionable, but unfortunately, not real.
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It's a PorpoiseWalter Mitty: "Where do we land?"
Helicopter Pilot: "We don't. Jump now"
[Walter jumps into the ocean]
Helicopter Pilot: "Not there, Walter. I mean the other boat, the little boat."
Boat Captain: "Try to remain calm. The pontoon boat is coming for you. You have at least a minute before you freeze."
Walter Mitty: "What?"
Boat Captain: "You are safe."
Walter Mitty: "There's nothing here. There's a fin here I think."
Boat Captain: "We are traveling through a porpoise school. Don't fear the porpoise."
Walter Mitty: "I don't think it's a porpoise."
Boat Captain: "I'm telling you. It's a porpoise. Befriend it. It will protect you from the sharks."
Walter Mitty: "Okay… Come here, hey, hey"
[A shark emerges from the water]
Boat Captain: "Okay, that's a shark."
Walter Mitty: "That's what I said!"
Boat Captain: "Stop befriending it! Kill it!"
Walter Mitty: "It's not a porpoise! It's not a porpoise!"
Boat Captain: "Poke his eyes out."
[Walter and is pulled into a boat.]
Walter Mitty: "Oh my god, that really happened." [touches the boat worker's face] "Real face, sorry for palming your face."
As he continues on his journey, Walter jumps out of a helicopter to board a large boat. He misses his landing however and ends up in the ocean where a shark, which is clearly not a porpoise, tries to eat him.
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Negative #25Ted Hendricks: "We have ahead of us the privilege of publishing the very last issue of LIFE magazine and for the final issue, we just received negative #25 from Sean O'Connell for the cover."
Walter Mitty: "Where's 25?"
TIME Employee: "It's not there."
Walter Mitty: "I know."
TIME Employee: "Maybe it's still on him."
Faced with producing the final issue of TIME magazine, it's very important that Walter has slide #25 from noted photojournalist Sean O'Connell for the cover. When that slide goes missing, it's Walter's neck on the line.
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Through YemenTSA Officer: "How'd you get to Afghanistan?"
Walter Mitty: "Through Yemen"
TSA Officer: "Violent place"
Walter Mitty: "They's why the airfare is only $84."
Clearly a travel rookie, Walter travels to Afghanistan through a very dangerous Yemen and attracts the attention of the TSA. But hey, at least he got a good deal.
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Zoned OutEdna Mitty: "What do you call it when he goes into one of his little places?"
Odessa Mitty: "Oh, zoned out"
Edna Mitty: "You do that now and then. What's the matter?"
Walter Mitty: "I lost a picture."
Walter's mom, Edna, points out that Walter often zones out in his little dream worlds, noting that it's not really normal. Walter soon explains what's on his mind, namely, a missing photo.
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