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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyBattleship View Post

    "We need a bigger boat". I have always thought that was the best bit of dialogue in the entire movie. Yeah. Something like a Fletcher class Destroyer --- minimum. With depth charge racks.
    Interesting bit of trivia: that line was NOT in the original script (I have a signed copy of the original script), Roy Schieder came up with that one on his own.
    "There is never enough time to do or say all the things that we would wish. The thing is to try to do as much as you can in the time that you have. Remember Scrooge, time is short, and suddenly, you're not there any more." -Ghost of Christmas Present, Scrooge

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