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February 19 2010

Quotes needed! Whedonesque needs your help for the nth time. The quotes section that appears in the top right hand side of the page needs to get updated with more Dollhouse dialogue. So please do post your favourite lines from the last nine episodes of Dollhouse season 2 (so that's from The Public Eye to Epitaph Two: The Return).

Eagle eyed posters will notice that the quotes from the last time round never got put up. They will be this weekend (promise).


"She's a GIRL Mag!"

*giggles to self*
Topher: I'm obsolete. This must be what old people feel like...and Blockbuster.
"Ow! I'm sorry. Ow ow."
Topher Brink is a genius, and you will keep a civil tongue in this house, or we'll put it in the stew.
Paul: "I think you've got a hundred people living in your head, and you're the loneliest person I know."

Topher: "Your job is WAY harder."
Paul: "The world still needs heroes, kid."
"I don't buckle. Occassionally, I swashbuckle."

"It appealed to the schizophrenic in me, both of them actually."

"Did she just call me a Luddite?"

"The world still needs heroes, kid."
I think her bad guys are badder than mine.

"Huh." -Topher-

"How many times does 'B' come before 'A'?" -Topher-

"She's a tech-head, Mag. ... She's a girl, Mag." -Zone-

"Why do you even bother anymore?" // "Ask me again sometime." -Harding and Echo-

"Wanna snuggle? ... Too soon?" -Alpha-

"Victor! Why would someone do something so aweful to your face?" -Alpha-

"Who doesn't love a pun?" -Alpha-

"We can be who we decide to be." -Perrin-

"I know a conspiracy when I desperately try to avoid seeing one." -Topher-

"Dude, she's probably an active." // "You're so untrusting." -Topher and Topher-

"Now look into my eyes and tell me if I've learned how to bluff." -Adelle-

"I'm the one who causes the thoughtpocalypse." -Topher-

"I want to roger Roger." -Adelle-

"I think my bad guys are better than her bad guys." -Echo-

"Ow." // "I'm sorry." // "Ow." // "I'm sorry." -Topher and Bennet-

"Okay. What did I miss?" -Paul-

"I wish we had more time." -Claire-

"There's no smoking in my office." -Adelle-

"Soft-spoken, mild-mannered Benedict Boyd!" -Victopher-

"Stay back! I've imprinted myself with many useful skills. You don't even wanna know." -Topher-

"When a person is free they get to make their own mistakes. Am I free?" -Melvemberline-
Alpha: "There are several parts of me that know this is wrong, none that care, and six, that just find it funny."

Topher: "I know a conspiracy when I desperately try to avoid seeing one."
"I can bring back the world."

"Actually, if anyone asks, don't say I got beat up by a one-armed girl."

"You know I always had a crush on you, even when I thought you were a dude."

"After we're done here, can I go to her office with a Sharpie?"

"He's ten times the man you are, and you're, like, 40 guys."

"It wouldn't be a second opinion! It would be the same opinion, twice"

"She's God, honey, and you've heartily offended her."

"We said we wouldn't dwell on that. He's dwelling."

"You just woke up a lot of people. And they all think you're a bitch."
"It appealed to the schizophrenic in me, both of them actually."
Alpha/Stephen Kepler
Just a thought: Are there any quotes from Commentary! The Musical? I've never noticed any...
Alpha: Get over it, babies. Love the ones you're with.

Topher: It's the manufacturing room, not the "it's finished" room!

Echo: Come on, Echo! Be your frickin' best!

Topher: I figure, if I'm responsible for the end of the world, I get to name it.

Echo: He's ten times the man you are, and you're, like, forty guys!

Adelle: Go ahead and shoot. I'm sure I'll be far more talkative with my brains splattered all over Topher.

Alpha: Huh. When did you die?

Alpha: One of my imprints was an Eagle Scout. Another one was a sailor. There's a dirty joke in there somewhere.

Ivy: Can I go back to getting you juice boxes?
Alpha: "That's what I love about the british, your talent for the understatement, also Python."

Sierra: "I've done six ways to sunday, and it's tuesday. Every johnny two-step has a story and his was no different. He told me that the dolls hold the cards, well this is one doll that's gonna fold. I don't ever wanna hear that name again, Alpha."
"Feels like just yesterday I came in here." // "Last Tuesday acutally."
Oh, so close to getting one of your quotes included and you used the word 'squee'... tsk, tsk ;).
Squeeing isn't a choice. I was born this way.
Oh, let's not start THAT old debate again :). There is no evidence of a genetic predisposition to squeeing, but significant evidence that nurture by exposure to specific environments (such as LiveJournal slashfic communities) can increase the likelihood of a manifestation of squee behavior.
Does that mean we have a "Don't ask, don't squee!" policy? =P
:) Occasionally, I need to remind myself that I am one of the one's supposed to be KEEPING us on topic, not being the pied piper of tangents.
Hang on...

*tries to think of applicable quote*

"Glasses?" // "Glasses on a chain." // "Squee!" No wait, that wasn't it. "For the win!" It was almost a squee.
"It was like this when I bought the place."
(Alpha referring to Topher's sleeping cell)
Alpha: "I'm not fooling. He's not kidding. We're not bluffing. I'm bluffing. ARGH! But the rest of us, we mean business."

Quote: Echo: "Did I fall asleep?" Topher: "For a little while..."

Adelle quote: "I know you've heard colorful rumors about what an 'Active' is. Robots, zombie slaves ó they are, of course, quite the opposite. The 'Active' is the truest soul among us."

Adelle quote: "Nothing is what it appears to be."

Topher quote: "You see someone running incredibly fast - The first thing you gotta ask is 'Are they running to something or are they running from something?' The answer is always both."

Echo/Caroline quote: "I wanna do everything. Is that so much to ask?"

Adelle quote: "Everything you want. Everything you need. She will be. Honestly, and completely."

Topher quote: "Anything for you. Because I love you. Deep, deep man love."

Echo quote: "The blind girl is looking you in the eye, do you know what that means? It means God brought me here, he has a message for you. That message...IS MOVE YOUR ASS."

Alpha: "We're going to put her in a wedge. We're gonna wedge her."

Adelle quote: "There are three flowers in a vase. The third flower is green."

Quote: Echo: "Something fell on me." Topher: "I bet it was something great!"

Quote: Dr. Saunders: "It's possible one good sneeze could bring on a seizure." Topher: "Or even worse-- a sneezure."

Topher quote: "If she were any more relaxed, she'd be ooze."

Topher quote: "I prefer man reaction."

Victor quote: "Dollhouse, doll-freakin'-house! I'll keep saying it, it's fun to say... dollhouse, dollhouse, dollhouse, dollhouse."

Alpha: "Fine, ‹bermensch. Nietzsche predicted our rise. Perfected. Objective. Something new."

Echo quote: "Porn!"

Echo quote: "They won't wake up."

Adelle quote: "I played a very bad hand very well. There is a distinction."

Topher quote: "Did I just lose an argument to a doll?"

Topher quote: BrownÖ mined from the earth by the hardscrabble brown miners of North Brownterton.

Topher quote: "You havenít seen my drawer of inappropriate starches?"

(Really, you don't need to post your name and the time you posted your comment, that's all done for you -zeitgeist)

[ edited by zeitgeist on 2010-02-19 22:31 ]
Paul: "My ass does feel very pampered."

Topher: "You really think we'll be able to pull this off without Cruella DeWitt finding out?"

Echo: "Victor and Sierra, where are they?"
Attendant: "We don't use active codes here. We use your real names."
Echo: "My real name's Echo."

Clyde: "This isn't a nightmare. This is the shape of things to come."

Echo: "2010, I think. We don't know how long we've been off the air."

Dominic: "I guess I'm glad I never did kill you."

Bennet: "You let them roam. They roam like free-range chickens. We keep ours more like veal."

Saunders: "Less talking would mean less bleeding. And I mean that in so many ways."

Echo: "We're about to go to war. You never know what you're gonna lose in a war. You never know what you're gonna lose anyway."

Adelle: "Well, I guess we can agree this carpet's done for."
Zone: "You said you didn't eat tongues!"
(such as LiveJournal slashfic communities)

I am a member of no such community. They're femslash communities. Totally different, I promise. ;-)

Oh wait, on topic. Er...

"I'm so evil and skanky. And I think I'm kinda gay." Wrong show.

"She however is naughty and very aware of it." -Victor-

[ edited by Xantastic1316 on 2010-02-19 22:15 ]
Bennet: "No one's ever done this for me...taken an interest"

Caroline: "Well you want to look nice for your vermin."

Boyd: "Topher has moral concerns. Topher."

Echo: "Goodness Gracious."

Victor: "I'm kiki."

Ballard: "You got a problem?"

Topher: "This is your brain on drugs"
"Did he just call me a Luddite?
Laugh out loud, slap your thigh, hold your ribs funny.
Oh sub-genres of slashfic such as saffic or femslash count ;). Welcome aboard, by the way to all of our new and newish posters.
Topher: I did all this. I'm the one who brings about the thought-pocalypse.
Adelle: Thought-pocalypse?
Topher: Is brain-pocalypse better? I figure, if I'm responsible for the end of the world, I get to name it.

Sierra: I'm not going to kill you.
Victor: Well, seriously wound me, then

Caroline: Relax, I'm not a thief. I'm a terrorist.

Adelle: I don't want to talk. I want Roger. I want to roger Roger

Topher: Welcome to the future, where cars fly, robots serve our every whim, and genetically engineered dinosaurs rule the earth.

Topher: I know a conspiracy when I desperately try to avoid seeing one.

Topher: Right. Only a little bit serial killer

Alpha: There are many parts of me that know this is wrong. None that care. And six that just find it funny

Alpha: That's how I know that I am not wrong. For months you shared the same room. You never slept with her. You could have, but you didn't. If that's not love... Are you gay?

Echo: He's ten times the man you are, and you're, like, 40 guys.
Can't think of any I can quote accurately at the moment, but I gotta say that for a show that began with complaints that it couldn't bring the funny, it sure ended up with a lot of damn good lines.
Topher: Imagine John Cassavetes in The Fury as a hot chick.

Topher: Are you out of your british mind?

Victor: She gets to be the virgin and the whore and for both she's uh... celebrated.

Topher: So she's a serial killer?
Boyd: Only a little.

Victor: I don't believe for a second you'd ever stoop to the level of those pathetic souls who have to hire your programmable love dolls to get what they need.

Adelle: We can't have clients being rejected by dolls who are programmed to love them.
Topher: Yeah, we're lucky this happened to you.

Echo: You didn't make me. I made me. You may think all these people knocking around in my head are useless, but that's forty more brains than you have. So I think we can agree that I'm smarter, tougher, and a whole lot scarier than you could ever hope to be.

Topher: Hey, Darth Vader kills lieutenants, not stormtroopers

Nolan: Rigor mortis. The new viagra.

Topher: More of that if we prevent the end of the world?

Boyd: I love you guys.

Adelle: You are spectacularly insane.
Don't remember the exact quote, but I think it started with Clyde in the attic and went something like this:

Clyde: What year is it?
Echo: 2010...I think. I don't know how long we've been off the air.

Alpha: Are you gay?
Paul: No.
Alpha: Then it's love.
Random Dumbshow:I try to be my best
Echo: Aw hell...

Echo: You're so corny.

Zone: She's a tech-head Mag....she's a girl Mag!

Ok, random... I was watching Belle Chose and during he scene where Kiki is in the dressing room, and the guy goes: "Echo,Echo, who's doing that? I am." Kiki looks around as if she's really wondering where the echo came from before paying attention again. Never noticed tha before, made me LOL.
Topher: I'm the tin man, she's the lion, and you're the head of the lollipop guild who's a traitor!
So many good quotes, I almost want to rewatch season 2 so we don't miss any. Most of the ones I were going to say were already said, but:

"OK, am I the only one thinking we're getting maybe a little too much of our intel from The Matrix Ö or possibly TRON, given the outfits?"

"Your skin is pink. Like a pig's."
"We don't really eat people's tongues."

"We can bring her back. We can bring Bennett back. We can bring- We can map..."

"We're breached!"
"That's one word for it."

"You have a remarkable brain; I think it should stay in your head. [Ivy, don't become me.]"
These aren't really the funny variety, but I like 'em.

"I don't want to fall asleep, even for a little while."
"Art is power because they can't make it."

"We have the privilege of living in the human heart for which we give up everything."
"Condition contrary to fact like a lie."
"Let's play."

Cindy Perrin:
"You can never tell what monsters people are hiding inside."

Victor the art critic:
"You move because there is wind."
My very first post on Whedonesque. My fingers are trembling with excitement. goes.

Topher: "If I think that I can figure things out, is that curiosity or arrogance?"

"I know what I know."
Bennett- You get curious you get dead.
I'm concerned that you just tried to taser me.
Echo about Bennett- She can kill you with her brain.

[ edited by AngelDiva on 2010-02-20 00:52 ]
Topher: I can bring back the world
For realsies?!
Alpha: Alright tell me...what do you think of the suit?
Topher: "Kill your idols. There's a piece of truth."
Adelle: You have much to answer for, young woman.
Caroline: I do?
Adelle: You forced me to come to Arizona. I loathe Arizona.

Victor as Kiki. "I don't know but it sounds wicked filthy."
Paul don't ever leave me!

Adelle re; Bennett: The troublesome one armed creature.

Victor/Topher: Who's your back door man?
Real Topher: We'll just pretend I didn't say that.
Victor/Topher: Yeah.

Alpha: Tally-ho, then! In fact, what say we tally your hoes.

Ballard: Would you be open to a bribe?

My own personal favourite...
Ivy: All I have left is naughty pirate wench.
Spike: You made a bear! Undo it! Undo it!
From "Pangs"
Whiskey (as Alexis): "There are no cows in space."
"This isn't like footprints on the moon, many many many men have been there before".

"You were meant for a love supreme".
Here goes my first Whedonesque post!

"I find that even rude people don't like to be barfed on." -Caroline

"Is she okay? She still cute? Don't you hurt her!" -Topher

"You wanna look nice for your vermin." -Caroline
"We don't really eat tongues here..."
Kilo: How you wanna just straight up lie to my face, white boy? You told me you were takin' me on a treatment, I ain't got time for no nerd convention... Did I fall asleep?

Also.. First post! *dance of joy*
"They're gonna weaponize the tech! My tech! Why? For weapons!" -Topher

Victor: Psycho.
Alpha: Lapsed!

"You are the coldest bitch on the planet." -Topher

"Disarmed me with her arm and glasses... and face, mostly... I wonder what she's doing right now." -Topher

"Does she have glasses?" "On a chain!" "For the win!" -Topher
"You know I always had a crush on you, even when I thought you were a dude...This is better."

"And you just didn't think to mention that Safe Haven was parked right next door to the freakin' Death Star!"

and I know this is already been posted, but this is my all-time favorite Dollhouse quote: "I'm obsolete. This must be what old people feel like...and Blockbuster."

BTW, I have been a long time lurker, but this is my first post! It KILLED me that I couldn't comment while Dollhouse was on. I had SO many theories I wanted to share. : )
"I have to stay here and enjoy myself." (Japanese man in the Attic)

"Do you have room for me? I have baggage." (Paul, in Echo's head)
"In mine I was constantly making love to you... And then you'd turn into the rotting corpse of a rapist I killed."

"You didn't think to mention that Safe Haven was parked next door to the freaking Death Star?!"

"That joke went under my head."
"Damn, I just had that replaced." -Adelle about the broken glass-

"Time to send in the clowns." -Alpha-
(Please delete, I got overexcited about posting my favourite quote, "I like pancakes." "We're all gonna die." and missed the parameters for which episodes you actually needed!)

[ edited by Lunakitty on 2010-02-20 05:09 ]
Well, all the quotes I like are already up there, so:

"Topher, that troublesome one-armed creature, where is she?"
From early Dollhouse, but my fav line of the whole show;

"They're a little bit bison." -Topher
I know others have posted this but I suggest the full quote:

Topher: "The an echo...put things back the way they were...
I can bring back the world."
Echo: "Here goes everything."

Alpha: "It's a little Brummel. I've gone a little Brummel."

Nolan: "You know, this is a scenario I've never tried. Rigor mortis. The new Viagra."
Oh, oh, oh, I have a few more.

Dominic: "Iíve accepted it. I chase Arcane and try to stop him from killing. The reality changes but the enemy stays the same."

Echo: "Thatís pretty cool and all, and I donít want to ruin your whole Highlander vibe but Iím pretty positive that this is my mind."

Adelle: "I have seen the future, Mr. Langton, and it is not for the weak."

Dominic: "Yeah. Good times."


Adelle: "Damn romantic fools. I'm surrounded by them."
Alpha: "But, Adelle, she's a class act all the way"

Adelle: "JUDITH!!!"

Topher: "Some things are on the cartesian plane..."

Adelle: "And you made me go to Arizona, I loath Arizona"

Topher: "But there is one thing, of which I am certain, I have a way cooler office"

Topher: "That joke went under my head"

Paul: "You're...fat"

Echo: "I think we can all safely agree that this isn't real"

Kilo: "She's so cool"

Kilo: "I ain't got time for your nerd convention!!!"

Zone: "She's a tech head, Mag! She's a girl, Mag!!"

Topher 2.0: "You can call me your backdoor man... Let's pretend I didn't say that"

Topher: "Kill your idols, that's a piece of truth"

Alpha: "It spoke to the skitzophrenic in me, both of them actually"

There are so many great quotes, but these are some of my favorites.
Sierra: "He gave me the business and the boot"
My first post! Okay, I can't mess this up (takes breath).

Zone: "She said you don't eat tongues."

Victor: "We were born ready. Well, not technically."

Topher: "I'll fix what we did to their heads. You fix what we did to the rest of the world. Your job is way harder."
We literally become what we do, not what we've done, or what we will do. We're best defined by our actions in the moment.
Adelle: "You made me come to Arizona. I loathe Arizona."

(I live in Arizona and I hate it so this quote is especially awesome to me.)
Boyd: Topher has ethical problems. Topher!

Topher: Heh. Way to land it.


Topher: There's nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so, manfriend.


Groupies #1,2,3: We do the weird stuff!


Anya: I've got finesse coming out of my bottom!


Angel: I'm a funny guy.


Topher: Dude, she has a dead arm!

[ edited by ShanshuBugaboo on 2010-02-20 10:58 ]
Hi all, i'm new here

"Bait, meet switch" -Alpha
"Huh, when did you die?" -Alpha
"I think her bad guys are badder than my bad guys" -Echo
"People are such a mystery" -Zone
Sierra: "In mine I spent all day making love to you.
Victor: "Huh?"
Sierra: "And then you turned into the rotting corpse of a rapist I killed".

Topher: "Sarcasm? He already doesn't have that".

Topher: "That woman is going to drag us all straight to hell".
"Glasses?" "On a chain!" "For the win!" Topher and Topher
Is this a bad time to ask for a favor? ~ Alpha

Ready for your treatment? ~ Caroline (to Bennett)

I'm not sure I wish to pop. ~ Bennett

I'd love to get a look at your amygdala. ~ Bennett

And I'm certain I'll be kicking myself for it come holiday bonus time. ~ Adelle
Boyd: "What's the word?" Victor/Topher: "Well it ain't Grease."

And all my other favs have already been posted, at least from skimming through. I love Dollhouse quotes!
Boyd: I love you guys!
Too late to the party, all the ones I was thinking of have been posted.
Way to go guys, our obsessive geek cred remains in tact. ;)
"The mad scientist in me says yes" --Topher
Topher to Bennett: "I always had a crush on you, even when I thought you were a dude...this is better."

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