William Wolcott: Really, H.G., is there not a man in London whom you haven't... charmed?
Helena: Oscar Wilde, and not for lack of trying.
Helena: You've been studying kenpo.
William Wolcott: Yeah, well, I've seen you use it enough man to fear that you would use it on me one day.
Helena: Tell me, Wolcott, why do so many men have to be so untrustworthy?
William Wolcott: Might I suggest that it is you who brings the devil out in them.
Helena: Bravo, Wooly. The art of deduction at its very best.
Jack: Okay, here's how it's gonna go. I'm going to disconnect the Horn.
Rebecca: And me?
Jack: You gaze at me lovingly.
Pete: Whoa. Oh, awesome. Check it out, Astounding Tales. I didn't take Jack as an Astounding Tales kind of guy. Playboy, maybe. Now those are astounding tails.
Artie: Don't--don't mess with my chair.
Claudia: Buzz kill.
Artie: No, it is adjusted to the specifications of my body type. I have a slight scoliosis at the lower part of my spine and it travels down...
Claudia: Don't go any lower!
Pete: Quid pro quo, Clarice.
This recurring line is spoken by Dr. Hannibal Lector in the novel and subsequent movie adaptation of The Silence of the Lambs, when Lector demands that his FBI minder, Clarice Starling, relate her personal traumas to him in return for his insights about a serial killer.
Pete: What? I saw Contact.
The 1997 movie dealt with a scientist using the SETI program to make contact with aliens for the first time in Earth's history.