Can't Take the Sky
"Ariel" Quotes

River: I don't want any.
Simon: River, you have to eat. It's good. It tastes like... (tries some)... It's good.
Jayne: Smells like crotch.

Wash: Could you please tell my wife the fun she's missing out on?
Inara: Ariel's quite a nice place, actually. There are some beautiful museums, not to mention some of the finest restaurants in the Core.
Wash: But...not boring, like she made it sound.

Mal: You could have got off with Shepherd Book at the Bathgate Abbey. Could have been meditating on the wonders of your rock garden by now.
Jayne: Well it beats just sitting.
Wash: It is just sitting.

Wash: Big stop just to renew your license to companion. Can I use companion as a verb?
Jayne: (hocks, spits on gun)
Simon: Could you not do that while we're... ever?

Wash: So, two days in a hospital? That's awful. Don't you just hate doctors?
Simon: Hey!
Wash: I mean, present company excluded.
Jayne: Let's not be excluding people. That'd be rude.

Kaylee: Just look at the bright side. Maybe you'll meet a young, handsome doctor and he'll ask you out and...what's the Companion policy on dating?
Inara: It's...complicated.

Wash: You know, it's all very sweet; stealing from the rich, selling to the poor...

Kaylee: Figures. First time on a Core and what do I get to do? Look through trash. Couldn't he send me shopping at the Triplex, or oooh! Synchronizers!

Mal: The patients were cynical and not responding, and we couldn't bring them back.
Simon: They were cyanotic.
Mal: They were cyanotic and not responding...
Simon: Not responsive.
Mal: Responsive.
Simon: And we were unable to...
Mal: Res... Res...
Zoe: Resuscitate them. Yes!
Simon: Resuscitate them.
Mal and Zoe: Resuscitate them.
Simon: Good.
Mal: They were cyanotic.
Simon: What methods did you use?
Zoe: We tried pulmonary stimulators and--and cardiac... We ...
Simon: Infusers.
Zoe: Infusers... Infusers. Pulmonary stimulators and...
Simon, Mal and Zoe: And cardiac infusers.
Simon: What about cortical electrodes?
Jayne: Oh! Uh, we forgot 'em.
Simon: Let's try that again.
Mal: Yeah.

Jayne: Hell, I don't know. If I had wanted schooling, I'da gone to school.

Simon: For this to work River and I will have to be dead.
Jayne: Huh. I'm starting to like this plan.

Wash: How much did we get?
Mal: Enough to keep us flying.
Zoe: Can we fly somewhere with a beach?
Wash: Maybe a naked beach?

Mal: This is exactly what I didn't want. I wanted simple. I wanted in-and-out. I wanted easy money.
Zoe: Things always get a little more complicated, don't they, sir?
Mal: Just once I'd like things to go according to the gorram plan.

Mal: Hey. How was your thing?
Inara: As advertised, lots of needles and cold exam tables. I heard you had some excitement.
Mal: Oh, nothing much. Lots of running around. A little gunplay. A couple of needles.

Jayne: Next time we come to the Core, I'm staying with the Preacher.

Mal: You know, I hear tell they used to keelhaul traitors back in the day. I don't have a keel to haul you on, so...

Mal: You turn on any of my crew, you turn on me.

Mal: The next time you decide to stab me in the back, have the guts to do it to my face.


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