- 1+ 20- 1
White House PassesvJohn Cale: "Look, I need you to hear me right now. Look at me. I'm sorry that I didn't make it to your talent show. I really wished I was there."
Emily Cale: "I'm not."
John Cale: "Well that sucks because I thought you would want this."
Emily Cale: "These are White House passes."
John Cale: "Your dad here has a job interview with the Secret Service."
Emily Cale: "This is really cool, John."
John Cale: "You just gonna stick with John?"
Emily Cale: "Yeah"
John Cale: "Okay"
As the strained relationship between John Cale and his daughter Emily are introduced, the two talk while in the car. John expresses interest in being more involved in Emily's life while Emily is not as excited. She is however interested in what he gives her, passes to the White House.
- 2+ 13- 0
Why Do You Want to Be in the Secret Service?vCarol Finnerty: "John Cale, why do you want to be in the Secret Service?"
John Cale: "I can't think of a more important job than protecting the president."
Carol Finnerty: "You did three tours in Afghanistan. You received a Silver Star for pulling a corporal from a burning Humvee."
John Cale: "Yes, ma'am"
Carol Finnerty: "Why?"
John Cale: "I was a little concerned that he was a little too warm in there."
[Agent Todd laughs causing John to look at him]
Carol Finnerty: "You're not to look at Agent Todd… Evaluations from your senior officers: Sergeant Cale demonstrates a lack of respect for authority. Sergeant Cale has raw potential but seems determined not to realize it."
[Agent Todd laughs again]
John Cale: "Special Agent Todd keeps making those sounds I'm gonna start looking at him."
While John Cale seems like a reasonable candidate to join the Secret Service, his recommendations from his superiors suggest otherwise. It certainly doesn't help that Cale seems to be a bit snarky in front of interviewers Agent Finnerty and Agent Todd.
- 3+ 9- 1
Shoot Him!vJames Sawyer: [While kicking an enemy" "Get your hands off my Jordans!"
[James Sawyer walks in on John Cole battling another enemy]
James Sawyer: "Freeze! I said, freeze!"
John Cole: "Shoot him! … No, don't shoot him!"
[James Sawyer puts on his glasses]
John Cole: "Shoot him!"
President Sawyer thinks fast and steals a weapon from an enemy. He then has to help John Cole by shooting the other enemy, something he's not exactly trained to do, but something he knows he should at least put on his glasses before attempting.
- 4+ 13- 5
Help Is Not ComingvJohn Cale: "This is John Cale. I'm with the President. We're in the White House. They've taken the building and they're holding hostages, including my daughter."
Carol Finnerty: "Help is not coming. You just need to get out of there."
John Cale: "My little girl is counting on me right now and I am not just going to disappear on her."
James Sawyer: "This is the President. If you could connect me to whatever command center we still have left…"
Emil Stenz: [Using a computer voice] "Please hold, your call is every important to us."
John and the President try to call for help but getting a rescue is easier said than done when they learn first that no such rescue effort is coming and then that their conversation is being intercepted by the enemy.
- 5+ 1- 0
Holding the President in the LibraryVoice on Radio: "Alpha One, do you have the target?"
Second Voice on Radio: "Roger that, we're holding the President in the library."
John Cale: "That's the library. Ugh, don't go in there, just, ugh, this is so stupid."
John comes upon a radio belonging to a fallen enemy soldier and grabs it, along with a gun. When he hears that they've taken the President hostage in the library, then finds the library, he struggles with his best next move.
- 6+ 4- 2
Did You Get the Job?Emily Cale: "Did you get the job?"
John Cale: "Yeah, I think I've got a shot. You know how it is. They've gotta go talk amongst themselves…"
Finally having something to make his daughter proud, John does not want to admit to Emily that his interview didn't go as well as he'd like. John wants very badly to be a hero in his daughter's eyes, something he might just be sooner than he thinks.
- 7+ 8- 6
Rocket LaunchervJohn Cale: "Dude, we've gotta punch a hole in this fence soon or we're dead in the water."
James Sawyer: "Weapons locker, they said there's a weapons locker in the back… Jackpot!"
John Cale: "What you got? Yes! That's a rocket launcher! Take that thing that's in your right hand. That's a blast shield. Perfect!"
James Sawyer: "Get me to the fence, Cale."
John Cale: "I know you're into peace and all that but you gotta stick that thing out there and go to work."
James Sawyer: "Damn right"
John Cale: "Hold it with two hands, Mr. President… Here it comes!"
James Sawyer: "I lost the rocket launcher."
John Cale: "You lost the… How do you lose a rocket launcher?!"
While they've found a vehicle with which they can use to escape, they are still trapped in the fence that surrounds the White House. President Sawyer finds a rocket launcher, which he uses perfectly to make a hole in the fence, but unfortunately also loses the large, powerful weapon in the process.
- 8+ 2- 1
Rock ClimbingJohn Cale: "You ever been rock climbing?"
James Sawyer: "We'll be climbing this?"
John Cale: "Not unless you've got a better idea, yeah… By the way, John Cale"
James Sawyer: "James Sawyer"
Having escaped from one of the enemies, John Cale and President James Sawyer exchange hellos in an elevator shaft. They have little time for much else though as they next need to climb their way out for safety.
- 9+ 0- 0
What's Happening?John Cale: "What's happening? My daughter's downstairs."
Emily Cale: [on phone] "Where are you?!"
After explosions are heard, John tries to find out what is going on. He gets a call from a scared Emily, downstairs from him in the White House, and knows he needs to do all he can to keep her safe.
- 10+ 1- 3
Force of HabitJohn Cale: "Hurry up! … What the hell you getting in the back for?"
James Sawyer: "Sorry, force of habit."
John Cale and President Sawyer make their way to a parking garage for the President's official vehicles and take an SUV to escape. Out of habit, the President hops in the back seat, or tries to until John speaks up.