February 13, 2015

One irreducible residual of 38 years in the business is the number of lasting, loving friendships I have made.
Carroll O'Connor

"Despite my athletic prowess and my eagerness to please you, I cannot outrun a horse"
— Marshall (Fred Weller), In Plain Sight - Never The Bride [1.03] (2008-2012)

The private enterprise system indicates that some people have higher incomes than others.
" Gerry Brown

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) (part 19 of 19)
  • The candy tin with money and a letter that Andy buries features a picture of the ocean liner The Queen Mary. It was issued in the 1950s as part of a series by a British company called Benson's.
  • When Warden Norton opens his wall safe near the end of the film, and he opens Andy's bible, the bookmark ribbon is on the first page of the book of Exodus (which tells the story of the flight of the Jews from Egypt). Exodus is also where Andy began cutting out the pages to hide his rock hammer during spot inspections.
  • Body count: 6 (two of which are unseen)
  • The beach-set reunion at the end was shot at the studio's insistence.
  • The headline on Norton's newspaper after Andy's escape reads: "CORRUPTION, MURDER AT SHAWSHANK! D.A. Has Ledger. Indictments Sought."

  • Have the courage to act instead of react.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • Approximately sixty circus performers have been shot from cannons. At last report, thirty-one of these have been killed.
  • The Boeing 767 aircraft is a collection of 3.1 million parts from 800 different suppliers around the world: fuselage parts from Japan, center wing section from Southern California, flaps from Italy.
  • A man irate about his income tax paid Uncle Sam with a plaster of Paris check that weighed several pounds. He wasn't all that bright, because once the government cashed the check, it was returned to him and he had to keep it for five years for his records.

  • A woman has 7 children, half of them are boys. How can this be possible?

    Ferengi Rules of Acquisition
    286 When Morn leaves, it's all over

    “Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.”

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