Myka and Pete are in the warehouse collecting errant static electricity using an artifact elephant statue. Several of them move in at the same time and Pete manages to catch all four. A blast of electricity goes into the nearby books and blank pages fall down on the agents. Suddenly the agents find themselves in black and white, wearing 1940s clothing, They look out the windows of the office they're in and realize that in Chicago. Myka checks one of the pages that fell with them and discovers that it's the title page for an unfinished novel by Anthony Bishop. She remembers that Bishop had writer's block, went insane, and killed himself... turning his manuscript into an artifact...Read the full recap
Pete: Score one for some Indian name whose name I can't even pronounce.
Myka: Okay, Vyasa wasn't some dude. He was the author of the Vedas.
Myka: The author of the oldest sacred text ever written. The basis of Hinduism.
Pete: Never read him. Waiting for the Bollywood version.
Myka: It's like 1940s.
Pete: Oh, come on, not time travel again.
Myka: No, no, it's not time travel. The 1940s were in color, much like the rest of history.
Artie: Yeah, a--all right. We'll take Scarlett.
Claudia: What, you named your car?
Artie: You wear torn clothing. We all have our quirks.
Steven: So how's my acting?
Claudia: I'm not going to lie to you. (walks off)
Pete: Dame said the last place she saw her husband was his office. She may have said more, but I was too busy staring at her gams. The only thing stopping them from going on forever was the floor.
Myka: Pete, are you narrating?
Pete: No, I'm just--I'm getting into character.
Myka: When other people are around.
Myka: Pete, it's the 40s. You could have bribed him with $5.
Pete: And I want change from that C-Note, see? He's not coming back, is he?
Waiter: Excuse me. Are you the private dick?
Pete: Uh, why, yes, Yes, I am. Mykes, did you notice how i didn't make a joke there. I think I'm maturing.
Myka: You would've done great in the 40s.
Pete: Charm is timeless.
Myka: Or women got smarter.
Pete: Did you get the Elephant lady?
Myka: No, I decided to stick around and bring you back to life.
Pete: Right. Good choice. Thanks.
Rebecca Carson: You and your loogan just made a trip for biscuits. I'm putting you in a wooden kimono.
Pete: That's not even English.
Anthony Bishop: One more second with her is a happier ending than a lifetime without her.
Pete: Okay, now, that is a good line.
Pete: Bring it, Electric Boogaloo.
Breakin' 2, Electric Boogaloo is a 1984 movie, a sequel to Breakin', and generally considered even worse than the original. Since then "Electric Boogaloo" has become a meme referring to any lousy sequel, appended to any movie title (i.e., Highlander 2: Electric Boogaloo).
Pete: It's the end of Casablanca.
At the end of the 1942 movie Casablanca, Rick and Ilsa say their goodbyes on a fog-covered airport landing tarmac.
Pete: That was the stuff dreams are made of, sweetheart.
Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) says the famous line "The stuff that dreams are made of" when referring to the title object in the 1941 movie The Maltese Falcon.