The Schoolmaster Sketch: MASTER: Right. Quiet. (He reads list as if taking morning register) Ainsley. Babcock. Bland. Carthorse. Dint. Ellsworth-Beast Major. Ellsworth-Beast Minor. Flange. Goblin. Hemoglobin. Have-a-nut. Jones, M. Jones, N. Kossigan. Loud-Hayler. Mattock. Nancyboy-Potter. Nibble. Come on, settle down. Orifice. Plectrum. Poinse. Sediment. Soda. Te. Te? Under-manager. Zob…. Absent.
The Year We Make Contact: My dear Christopher: This is the last time I’ll be able to speak to you for a long while. I’m trying to put into words what has happened. Maybe that’s for historians to do sometime later. They will record that the next day, the President of the United States looked out of the White House window and the Premier of the Soviet Union looked out of the Kremlin window, and saw the new distant sun in the sky.
Superman The Movie: The origin story of Superman relates that he was born Kal-El on the planet Krypton, before being rocketed to Earth as an infant by his scientist father Jor-El, moments before Krypton’s destruction.
V for Vendetta: The film is set in an alternative future where a neo-fascist regime has subjugated the United Kingdom. This scene is set in a TV studio which ‘V’ has commandeered and is broadcasting to the entire nation
‘V’: Good evening, London. Allow me first to apologize for this interruption. I do, like many of you, appreciate the comforts of every-day routine – the security of the familiar, the tranquility of repetition.