Glenn: I’m not suicidal, I’m not depressed, I don’t like to swim with the fishes, I don’t like concrete boots. I’m a very good driver, I just had my brakes checked. So, if something happens, I think you might know who did it.
Stephen: Oh my God. Glenn’s chalkboard is going to kill him!
Narrator: The extraordinary story of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy begins very simply. It begins with a man. An Earth man, to be precise, who no more knows his destinythan a tea leaf knows the history of the East India Company. His name is Arthur Dent. He is a five-foot-eight-inch tall ape descendent and someone is trying to drive a bypass through his house.
Demetri: By the way, if you want to sound like a creep, just add the word “ladies” to the end of things that you say. You sound like a creep. Could be harmless too. Like, “Thanks for coming to my show. Ladies. Help! I’ve fallen into a well and I’m trapped! Ladies. It’s like a jacuzzi with really high walls. You know you want it.”
Jarrod: How would you like it if I went over to your place… and just started touching everything? Like your books and your oven, or your computer. How about I started messing around on your computer and changed the settings. Changed your bloody desktop picture?
Mr. Darcy: Excuse me, your parents are in good health? Lizzy: Ah, yes! They are very well, I thank you, sir. — Mr. Darcy: And your parents are in good health… and all your sisters? Lizzy: Yes, they’re all in excellent health, sir.