TARS Quotes in Interstellar (2014)


TARS Quotes:

  • TARS: [as Cooper repairs him] Settings. General settings. Security settings.

    TARS: Honesty, new setting: ninety-five percent.

    TARS: Confirmed. Additional settings.

    Cooper: Humor, seventy-five percent.

    TARS: Confirmed. Self destruct sequence in T minus 10, 9...

    Cooper: Let's make that sixty percent.

    TARS: Sixty percent, confirmed. Knock knock.

    Cooper: You want fifty-five?

  • Cooper: Hey TARS, what's your honesty parameter?

    TARS: 90 percent.

    Cooper: 90 percent?

    TARS: Absolute honesty isn't always the most diplomatic nor the safest form of communication with emotional beings.

    Cooper: Okay, 90 percent it is.

  • TARS: Everybody good? Plenty of slaves for my robot colony?

  • Cooper: [whispering] Tell me something. Doctor Brand, and Edmonds...

    TARS: Why are you whispering? They can't hear you.

    Cooper: Doctor Brand and Edmonds, they close?

    TARS: I wouldn't know.

    Cooper: Is that a ninety percent wouldn't know, or ten percent wouldn't know?

    TARS: I also have a discretion setting, Cooper.

    Cooper: Ah. But not a poker face, huh?

  • TARS: I have a cue light I can use to show you when I'm joking, if you like.

    Cooper: That might help.

    TARS: Yeah, you can use it to find your way back to the ship after I blow you out the airlock.

    [cue light flashes]

  • Cooper: [to young Murph] Tell him Murph. Make him stay. Make... Make him stay Murph. Make him stay Murph! Don't let me leave, Murph! Don't, don't let me leave Murph! NO, NO, NO, NO!

    Murph: It was you. You were my ghost.

    TARS: Cooper... Cooper... Come in, Cooper.

    Cooper: TARS?

    TARS: Roger that.

    Cooper: You survived!

    TARS: Somewhere, in their fifth dimension, they... saved us.

    Cooper: Who the hell is they? Why would they want to help us, huh?

    TARS: I don't know, but they constructed this three-dimensional space inside of their five-dimensional reality to allow you to understand it.

    Cooper: Well, it ain't working.

    TARS: Yes it is! You've seen that time is represented here as a *physical* dimension! You've worked out that you *can* exert a force across space-time!

    Cooper: Gravity. To send a message.

    TARS: Affirmative.

    Cooper: Gravity can cross the dimensions, including time.

  • Brand: Cooper, you can't ask TARS to do this for us.

    Cooper: He's a robot. So you don't have to *ask* him to do anything.

    Brand: Cooper, you asshole!

    Cooper: Sorry, you broke up a little bit there.

    TARS: It's what we intended, Dr. Brand. It's our only chance to save the people on Earth. If I can find a way to transmit the quantum data I'll find in there, they might still make it.

  • TARS: I wouldn't leave you behind... Dr. Brand.

  • Cooper: You'd do this for us?

    TARS: Before you get all teary, try to remember that as a robot, I have to do anything you say.

    Cooper: Your cue light's broken.

    TARS: I'm not joking. *Flashes cue light*

  • TARS: Cooper, they didn't bring us here to change the past.

    Cooper: Say that again.

    TARS: They didn't bring us here to change the past.

    Cooper: [realizing] But they didn't bring us here at all. We brought ourselves. TARS, give me the coordinates for NASA, in binary.

    TARS: In binary, roger, feeding data.

    [Cooper creates the binary lines in the dust on Murphy's bedroom floor]

    Murph: It's not a ghost... it's gravity.

    Cooper: Don't you get it yet, TARS? I brought myself here! We're here to communicate with the three-dimensional world! We're the bridge! I thought they chose me. But they didn't choose me, they chose her!

    TARS: For what, Cooper?

    Cooper: To save the world! All of this, is one little girl's bedroom, every moment! It's infinitely complex! They have access, to infinite time and space, but they're not *bound* by anything! They can't find a specific place *in* time, they can't communicate. That's why I'm here. I'm gonna find a way to tell Murph, just like I found this moment.

    TARS: How, Cooper?

    Cooper: Love, TARS, love. It's just like Brand said. My connection with Murph, it is quantifiable. It's the key!

    TARS: What are we here to do?

    Cooper: Find how to tell her... The watch... The watch. That's it. We code the data into the movement of the second hand. TARS, translate the data into Morse and feed it to me.

    TARS: Translating data to Morse. Cooper, what if she never came back for it?

    Cooper: She will. She will.

    Getty: [watching for Tom] Murph I can see his car! He's coming, Murph!

    Murph: Okay. I'm coming down!

    TARS: How do you know?

    Cooper: Because I gave it to her.

    Murph: [rushing downstairs with the watch] He came back! It was him! All this time, I didn't, I didn't know it was him! Dad's gonna save us!

  • Cooper: Detach!

    Brand: Goodbye TARS.

    TARS: Good-bye Dr. Brand. See you on the other side Coop.

    Cooper: See you there slick!

  • Cooper: What happens if he blows the airlock?

    TARS: Nothing good...

  • Cooper: Did it work?

    TARS: I think it might have.

    Cooper: How do you know?

    TARS: Because, the bulk beings are closing the tesseract.

    Cooper: Don't you get it yet, TARS? They're not *beings*... they're us! What I've been doing for Murph, they're doing for me, for all of us.

    TARS: Cooper, people couldn't build this.

    Cooper: No. No, not yet. But one day. Not you and me, but a people, a civilization that's evolved beyond the four dimensions we know.

    [the tesseract closes around him in a brilliant flash of light]

    Cooper: What happens now?

    [he sees the Endurance on its flight through the wormhole, touches Brand's hand through the space-time distortion]

  • Brand: [reuniting with Romilly, after just a few hours on Miller's planet, deep in Gargantua's gravity well] Hello, Rom.

    Romilly: I've waited years.

    Cooper: How... How many years?

    Romilly: By now it must be...

    TARS: It's twenty-three years, four months, eight days.

    Romilly: Doyle?

    [Cooper stares at floor, walks past]

    Brand: I thought I was prepared. I knew the theory, I... Reality's different.

    Romilly: Miller?

    Brand: There's nothing here for us.

  • TARS: Sir, I'm having trouble completing the bootup.

    Romilly: I don't understand.

    TARS: There is a security lockout, sir, it requires a person to access function. It's all yours, sir.

    [Romilly accesses archives]

    Romilly: [confused] This data makes no sense.

    Cooper: [lying on the floor of the Ranger after the fight with Mann] I'm sorry.

    Brand: What?

    Cooper: Mann... was lying! Go, go! Romilly!

    Brand: [transmitting] Romilly! Romilly, do you read me, Romilly? Romilly!

    [Romilly puts in his ear piece]

    TARS: [realizing that KIPP has been booby-trapped] Step back professor! STEP BACK!

    [Mann's landing pod explodes with TARS and Romilly inside]

  • TARS: Cooper, There's no point using fuel to chase...

    Cooper: Analyze the Endurance's spin

    Dr. Brand: Cooper, what are you doing?

    Cooper: Docking.

  • [after the explosion]

    Cooper: What's your trust setting, TARS?

    TARS: Lower than yours, apparently

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