Dr. Rodney McKay: Well, let me see - we've got slow death, quick death, painful death, cold, lonely death.
Carson Beckett M. D.: ...well if I've learned one thing, Mum, it's that we Earthlings are ver.
Lt. Aiden Ford, USMC: Doc! You can't say that.
Carson Beckett M. D.: What?
Lt. Aiden Ford, USMC: Earthlings. It's compromising security.
Carson Beckett M. D.: She knows I'm from Earth, son! It's not a bloody secret.
Elizabeth Weir, Ph. D.: Carson?
Carson Beckett M. D.: Elizabeth.
Elizabeth Weir, Ph. D.: How are you doing?
Carson Beckett M. D.: Oh, just peachy, thanks. You?
Elizabeth Weir, Ph. D.: I'm sorry to put you in this position, but you're the only one besides Colonel Sheppard and General O'Neill who've actually fired a drone from that chair.
Carson Beckett M. D.: Ironically, they're the two people I nearly killed when I did that.
Maj. John Sheppard: This is what I do when I have problems with my laptop, I turn it off and then I... turn it on again.
Elizabeth Weir, Ph. D.: I think this is a little bit more complicated than that.
Maj. John Sheppard: I'm just saying that if we're taking a page from the John Sheppard book of computer repair, we're really desperate.
Maj. John Sheppard: You know, Rodney, you were great back there. Wanna take the stick?
Dr. Rodney McKay: Really?
Maj. John Sheppard: No.
Dr. Rodney McKay: I'm sorry. It's just... I react to certain doom in a certain way. It's a bad habit.
Marin: The island is a penal colony. The prisoners usually don't cause much trouble, as long as you don't try to land there.
Dr. Rodney McKay: Well, you could put up a sign.