Seth Gecko
George Clooney as "Seth Gecko" in From Dusk Till Dawn (1996):
Everybody be cool. [to Pete]YOU - be cool.
Lindsey Brigman
Lindsey Brigman
Actress: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (age 30 in this movie)
Lindsey Brigman's Memorable Quotes:
Lindsey Brigman
We all see what we want to see. Coffey looks and he sees Russians. He sees hate and fear. You have to look with better eyes than that.
Lindsey Brigman
It's not easy being a cast-iron bitch. It takes discipline, and years of training... A lot of people don't appreciate that.
Lindsey Brigman
So, raise your hand if you thought that was a Russian water tentacle.
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
Alan 'Hippy' Carnes
Lindsey Brigman
Linds, I want you to stay away from that guy. I mean it.The guy is gone. Did you see his hands?What? He got the shakes?Look, he's operating on his own. He's cut off from his chain of command. He's showing signs of pressure-induced psychosis, and he's got a nuclear weapon. So as a personal favor to me, will you try to put your tongue in neutral for a while?[nervous] I got to tell you, I give this whole thing a sphincter-factor of about nine point five.
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
Catfish De Vries
Lindsey Brigman
Alan 'Hippy' Carnes

[looking at the picture Lindsey took of the alien craft]

That's a great shot, Linds.You drop your dive light?No, come on you guys, come on. Now that's the small one, that's the small one here. You can kinda see how it's zigging around.Yeah, whatever it is.I'm *telling* you what it is, you're just not *hearing* me.Now Lindsey, you...There is something down there! Something not us.You could be more specific.[humorously] Somethin' that "zigs".Not *us*. Not *human*, get it? Something non-human, but intelligent... A non-terrestrial intelligence.A non-terrestrial intelligence. NTIs. Oh man, that's better than UFOs. Oh, but that works too, huh? "Underwater Flying Objects".
Lindsey Brigman
Explorer, this is Cab Three, starting our descent along the umbilical.

[Some guy]: Roger that, Cab 3. Good luck.

Luck is not a factor.
Lindsey Brigman

[about the Navy SEALS]

These guys are about as much fun as a tax audit.
Lindsey Brigman
Lt. Hiram Coffey
[Lindsay sees the nuclear warhead]You know, you've got some huevos bringin' that thing into my rig. With all that's going on up in the world you bring a nuclear weapon IN HERE?Mrs. Brigman...Does this strike anyone as particularly psychotic, or is it just me?Mrs. Brigman, you don't need to know the details of our operation, it's better if you don't.You're right, I don't need to know, what I need to know is that THING is off this rig, do you hear me ROGER RAMJET?
Alan 'Hippy' Carnes
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
Lindsey Brigman
You know, we got Russian subs creepin' around; anythin' goes wrong they can say whatever they want happened! Give their folks medals!Relax, will ya? You're makin' the women nervous.Cute, Virgil.
Ensign Monk, SEAL Team Member
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
Lindsey Brigman
Alan 'Hippy' Carnes
Bud, give me a reading from your liquid oxygen gauge.[typing] 5 minuts worth.[whispers, shocked] What?[panicked] It took him *thirty* minutes just to get down there!Bud! Do you hear me? You drop your weights and start back now, Bud. The gauge could be wrong! Do you hear me? Just drop your weights and start back now! Your gauge could be wrong!

[crying]

Your gauge could be wrong, you drop your weights and start back now![typing] Going to stay awhile.No, you won't stay there, do you hear me, you drop your weights! You can breathe *shallow*, do you hear me? Bud, please listen to me, *please*, goddammit, you dragged me back from the bottomless pit, you can't leave me here *alone* now, please...

[sobs]

Oh god, Virgil, *please*... please...[typing] Dont cry baby. Knew this was one way ticket, but you know I had to come. Love you wife.
Lindsey Brigman
I need you to believe me right now. Please?
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
Lindsey Brigman
You know, I can't believe you were dumb enough to come down here. Now you're stuck here for the storm. That was dumb, hot rod. Real dumb.I didn't come down here to fight with you.Yeah? Well, why did you come down then?You need me. Nobody knows the systems on this rig better than I do. Once you're disconnected from the Explorer you are on your own for however long this storm lasts. I mean, what if something was to happen after the surface deport clears off? What would you have done?Yeah, right. Us poor, dumb old boys would've had to think for ourselves. Coulda been a disaster!
Lindsey Brigman
Alan 'Hippy' Carnes
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
Ensign Monk, SEAL Team Member
Schoenick, SEAL Team Member
[the Deep Core crew are locked in the kitchen; Coffey is about to nuke the aliens]Schoenick, your Lieutenant's about to make a real bad career move!The guy's crazier than a shit-house rat!Schoenick!They're trying to make contact! Schoenick, *please*, listen to us!Can't you see he's lost it?Shut up.The shock wave will kill us.Quiet![relentlessly] It'll crush this rig like a beer can.Shut up man, what're you talkin' about?We've gotta stop him!Shut up!This is not our mission! We can't detonate without orders!
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
Lindsey Brigman
[the cab is flooding]All right, all right, here.

[takes off his dive suit collar]

You put this on.No, no! What are you doing?Don't argue with me, goddammit, just put it on!Look, this is not an option, so just forget about it, all right?Lindsey, shut up! Shut up, and put this thing on!If you'll be logical for one second...FUCK LOGIC!Please, listen! Just listen to me for one second. Now you've got the suit on, and you're a much better swimmer than I am, right?[reluctantly] Yeah, maybe...Right? Yes! So I've got a plan.What's the plan?I drown, and you tow me back to the rig.No. No!Yes! This water...NO!...is only a couple degrees above freezing! I g-go into deep hypothermia, my blood'll go like ice water, right? My body systems will slow down, they won't stop...Linds...You tow me back and I can, I can be revived after, maybe ten or fifteen minutes. Ten-fifteen minutes!

[pushing the suit collar at her]

Linds, you put this on, you put it on!

[pushing the collar back at him]

No, it's the only way! Just put this on! Put this on, you know I'm right. Please, it's the only way, you've got all the s-stuff on the rig to do this! Put this on, Bud, *please*...

[putting the collar back on]

This is insane.Oh my God, I know. But it's the only way.
Lindsey Brigman
I know how alone you feel... alone in all that cold blackness... but I'm there in the dark with you. Oh Bud you're not alone... Oh, God. You remember that time - you were pretty drunk, you probably don't remember - but the power went out in that little apartment we had on Orange Street? We were staring at that one little candle, and I, I said something really dumb like, that candle was me, and like every one of us is out there alone in the dark in this life... and you just, you just lit up another candle and you put it beside mine and said "No! See, that's me. That's me"... and we stared at the two candles, and then... well, if you remember any of this, I'm sure you remember the next part. But there *are* two candles in the dark. I'm with you. I'll always be with you Bud, I promise that.
Lindsey Brigman
Virgil, you wiener.
Lindsey Brigman
[after Cab 3 has landed in the water] Hang on, gentleman. Touchdown. Crowd goes wild.
Lindsey Brigman
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
[about the rig]I got over four years invested in this project.Yeah, you only had three years invested in me.Well you have to have priorities.
Lindsey Brigman
Lt. Hiram Coffey
[passing over the wreck of the Montana]Coffey, these are the missile hatches, is that right?That's right. It looks like a couple of hatches have sprung. Radiation's nominal. Warheads must still be intact.How many are there?Twenty-four Trident missiles, eight M.I.R.V.s per missile.[after a pause] That's a hundred and ninety-two warheads, Coffey. How powerful are they?The M.I.R.V. is a tactical nuke. Uh, fifty kilotons, nominal yield, say... five times Hiroshima.

[One Night, listening, mouths "fuck!"]

Jesus Christ. It's World War Three in a can.
Lindsey Brigman
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
[last lines]Hi, Brigman.Hi, Mrs. Brigman.
Lindsey Brigman
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
Catfish De Vries

[as the Pseudopod approaches]

Bud! Bud! Get up!

[Bud sits up, stares at the pseudopod]

[throwing a pillow at Cat]

Hey, Cat. Cat![half-awake] Hey, lemme alone.

[sees the pseudopod, jerks awake and grabs a flowerpot as if to throw it]

Lindsey Brigman
The bad news is we got eight hours in this can blowin' down... And the worse news is, it's gonna take us three weeks to decompress later.
Lindsey Brigman
I saw these things. I touched one of them. And... It wasn't some clunky steel can... like we would build. It glided. It was the most beautiful thing I've ever seen. Oh, God, I wish you'd been there. It was a machine. It was a machine, but it was alive. It was like a... like a dance of light. Please. You have to trust me. Now, I don't think they mean us any harm. I don't know how I know that. It's just... a feeling.
Lindsey Brigman
[to Hippy] I know, but we could get lucky, right? So we should go for it.
Lindsey Brigman
Lisa 'One Night' Standing
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman

[the pseudopod mimics Lindsey]

It's trying to communicate.

[the pseudopod changes to Bud's face]

It's Bud![laughing delightedly] It's wonderful![grinning] It's me!
Lindsey Brigman
It says... It says, uh... "Virgil Brigman back on the air".
Lindsey Brigman
Alan 'Hippy' Carnes
We should be dead. We didn't decompress.They musta done something to us.[smiling] Yeah. Yeah, I think you could say that.
Lindsey Brigman
Catfish De Vries

[relaying what Bud types]

Have some new friends down here. Guess they've been here awhile. They've left us alone, but it bothers them to see us hurting each other. Getting out of hand. They sent a message. Hope you got it.I'd say that's a big ten-four, Jack.They want us to grow up a bit, and put away childish things. Of course, it's just a suggestion.

[laughter]

Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
Lindsey Brigman
[Is sleeping and snoring loudly]Turn on your side, Virgil.[Does so, still asleep, and stops snoring]
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