Artie: Since the days of Warehouse 2, the Regents have been its protectors. Its first field agents, they were responsible for instituting the artifact collection procedures that we carry on to this day. Over time, as more and more artifacts were amassed, the Regents became not only its owners, but the keepers of its secrets. For 2,000 years, their grace, their wisdom, and their sacrifice has ensures the Warehouses' survival and security. Only now they're the ones that need protecting.
Jane: You're meant to be here, Myka. We all are.
Myka: I'm not sure I believe in destiny.
Jane: At a time when we felt the least prepared to accept the challenge, the Warehouse called upon each of us. You, Artie, me. And we answered that call. If that isn't destiny, what is?
Sally Stukowski: That's right, Boy Wonder.
Boy Wonder is the nickname commonly applied to Robin, Batman's sidekick at DC Comics.
Claudia: So if she's going all ten-little-indians on the Regent, shouldn't one of us be minding the reservation?
"Ten Little Indians" is a children's rhyme, but is best known as the theme of the murders in Agatha Christie's mystery novel And Then There Were None, in which ten people are trapped on an island and killed off one by one using methods similar to the Indians that die in the rhyme.
Pete: Hey, Big Brother's watching.
Big Brother is the government spy program used by George Orwell in his novel 1984.
Myka: What, was he in Die Hard?
Die Hard is a 1988 movie starring Bruce Willis as John McClane, a New York cop visiting his estranged wife in California on Christmas. Apparent terrorists take over the skyscraper that he visits, trapping him in the building and forcing him to fight back. One scene involves McClane leaping off a rooftop while using a fire hose to break his fall.
Jane: Not exactly the Butch and Sundance moment I was hoping for.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 movie loosely based on the real-life 19th century bank robbers. The movie ends with them surrounded by the Bolivian Army and charging out to shoot it out with their opponents.
Myka: More like Thelma and Louise.
Thelma and Louise is a 1991 movie about two women who end up fleeing the police after one of them shoots a would-be rapist. The movie ends with the two women choosing to drive off a cliff in their car rather than be captured by the police.
Claudia: You look like you put down Old Yeller yourself or something.
Old Yeller is a 1956 novel by Fred Gipson which was adapted into a Disney movie in 1957. The title character is a dog, and his teenage owner Travis is forced to shoot it when the dog is infected with rabies.