In Harm's Way

In Harm's Way (1965)

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Captain Rockwell Torrey: We both know what's eating you, Paul. You can't wash it out with booze.

Bosun's Mate Chief Culpepper, USS Cassiday: Mister McConnell, no tellin' when we might ship together again, and, well, me and the boys all took a vote, and we voted you the best officer to be marooned on a desert island with.

Commander Egan Powell: It's about time you crawled down from Mount Rushmore and took a look around for yourself. You'd be surprised at the changes we've made in the last 100 years.

Commander Egan Powell: I'm so scared, my bones are clicking. Like dice, on a Reno craps table.

cincpac II: Now, Grant didn't give a damn about organization, but neither was he afflicted with the virus. Admiral Torrey, you're going to be my Grant.

Ensign Jere Torrey: Leaving, sir?
Captain Rockwell Torrey: Yes. Before I pick you up and throw you to the fish.

cincpac II: Torrey, you just named your own poison.

cincpac II: You're a hard man to kill, aren't you, Admiral?

Commander Paul Eddington: Old Rock of Ages, we've got ourselves another war. A gut bustin', mother-lovin' Navy war.

Nurse Lieutenant Maggie Haynes: The smiling young lady from Niger. She rode on the back of a tiger. And after the ride, she wound up inside, with her smile on the face of the tiger.

Commander Egan Powell: Man, I tell you, the women - they're smokin' cigarettes, drinkin' whiskey, doin' the shimmy-sham-shimmy, hot damn.

Captain Rockwell Torrey: Paul, you're forcing me to throw my weight at you. Fish, or cut bait. Get on your feet or take your troubles elsewhere. I've got a ship to run.

Captain Rockwell Torrey: A fast ship going in harm's way - a lousy situation, Commander Eddington.
Commander Paul Eddington: Lousy.

cincpac II: Indecision is a virus that can run through an army and destroy it's will to win. Or even to survive.

Captain Rockwell Torrey: If you can hold a razor in that hand, you might shave before you come topside.
Commander Paul Eddington: Aye, aye, Father Torrey.

cincpac II: Well, we gave him the molasses. Now let's feed him the sulfur.

ltjg 'Mac' McConnel: Let's crawl back into a uniform. You make us look like a bunch of pirates.

Commander Egan Powell: He needs a zipper in his face.

Captain Rockwell Torrey: In case it slipped your mind, it's gunnery stations at 0830.

Rear Admiral Rock Torrey: All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be someplace else.
Commander Egan Powell: Does that include admirals?
Rear Admiral Rock Torrey: Yes.

Continuity mistake: The same sailor calls General Quarters on Torres' Cruiser as well as the Cassidy while at Pearl Harbor. It was the same southern drawl sailor on the mic for both ships.

Jim Lurgio
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